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>> coming face to face with the shooter. up next in a live report, hear from one garlic festival-goer who says the gunman looked him right in his eyes as he carried out the deadly shooting. and all new this morning, uc berkeley dropped from the list of best colleges. the reason? apparently fuzzy math. "today in the bay" continues right now. a very good news morning to you. than so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. right now we go to a woman with so much power this morning, not only doing your weather forecast but also telling you about the commute this morning. kari, we'll give you a round of applause. you're doing a lot. >> thank you. i think everyone's enjoying this weather especially with the coolness we'll have. we'll start out with mostly 50s and 60s as you get ready to head out the door in martinez, how about this, 59 degrees. we're opening up the windows, giving the ac a rest and throughout the day it will be mostly upper 70s there. as we get ready to head out on
the road, that's a look at your commute through dublin. we've already started to see a lot more people out there on the roadways, and as we get a quick look at the traffic maps we've seen some slowing coming through the altamont pass on 580, and we're seeing that backup there. a lot of heavy traffic as we see those central valley commuters coming into the bay area, and then we also have the on-ramp highway 101 on the peninsula closed at whipple avenue. overall everything else is flowing well. we'll get a look at that coming up in a few minutes. breaking news in contra costa county. major police activity in a neighborhood in rodeo. >> "today in the bay's" pete suratos worked hard to find out what happened. he just arrived there to the scene and pete, where are you exactly and what can you make out of this situation? >> reporter: we're on third street and vallejo avenue in rodeo and look, we're trying to gather more information. we know the hercules police are the lead agency on this. i want to show you in the past
couple minutes, rodeo hercules fire just showing up to the scene. there is a police scene behind them. we know that on contra costa county sheriffs and hercules police are on the scene. i want to show you video from earlier, from one of our camera crews on scene, when there was a bit more police activity. as i mentioned this at third street and vallejo avenues in rodeo, a residential area where we see the police activity. an officer told our camera crew earlier that a shooting may have taken place in this area. we're still working to confirm that information with hercules police but video does show that i think we're showing you right now there's a man handcuffed and put in an ambulance, so we're not sure what the connection is. obviously he is connected to something that took place here, but that is what we're seeing, what you guys are seeing, that's the information we're working off of. we take you live to the scene, you see hercules fire, rodeo hercules fire on the scene. hercules police is the lead
agency on this. we're waiting for more info and will bring you any updates as they come in. we're live in rodeo, pete suratos for "today in the bay." >> okay, pete, thanks so much for that update. it is 5:02. now to our coverage of the gilroy mass shooting and search for answers to why a young man opened fire on so many innocent people. >> hundreds gathered outside of gilroy city hall to remember the victims of the garlic festival shooting. many hugged each other and cried remembering those who lost their lives and those saved. one man was shot several times and pulled his best friend's girlfriend to safety. >> my heart is grieving for families who lost loved ones. i'm just happy my family is not going through that. >> we now know the ages of three of the people who died at the hands of the gunman. they were all young, ages 6, 13 and 25. seven victims are still in the
hospital. it's possible authorities will hold another news conference later today, but that's still not certain. all new this morning we're hearing from one man who says he came face to face with the gunman. >> "today in the bay's" bob redell live for us at christmas hill park with that man's story. bob? >> reporter: good morning to you, laura and marcus. law enforcement still has christmas hill park as they continue their investigation. that man's name is chris. he would not give us his last name. you can see him with his wife and 13-year-old daughter. when we spoke to them, they're from ruced county, here at the gilroy garlic festival to sell shaved ice. chris tells us the 19-year-old beganman entered the festival through a fence by his booth, started firing his ak-47 type assault rifle into the crowd of people. chris and his family hit the deck underneath a table, but chris did make sure that he was still able to keep an eye on the shooter while he was sitting there laying on the ground. when the gunman's rifle jammed and the ammunition clip dropped
out, chris realized at that point, he better do something. >> so i jumped up and ran towards him, but i didn't make it all the way. he picked up his clip at that moment and he looked at me and said "no." he shook his head and "no" out of his mouth came and i wasn't the hero. people died after that, and, but i thought because i stopped, i backed up. i didn't think i was going to make it all the way, and i dove back into my tent. >> reporter: chris and his family survived unhurt. they say the gunman didn't shoot in his direction, instead he headed toward where the kids were at at the slide area. moments later three gilroy police officers shot and killed the suspect. police say they responded within a minute of the start of the shooting. chris tells us that when the gunman was alive, he appeared to be at peace, was calm, cool, smiling, didn't appear to be in a hurry. reporting live here at christmas
hill park in gilroy, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> haunting to talk about. thank you very much, bob. those poor people, what they went through. authorities meantime in nevada still looking to what connection the gunman had to a home there and if someone tied to the home may have actually been involved. the gunman grew up in gilroy, but it's believed he spent at least some time in nevada. yesterday fbi investigators searched a home about 75 miles outside of reno, where investigators say he may have recently lived. so far we don't know what kind of evidence investigators there may have gathered. we are also getting a look at the gun shop where the gunman purchased his assault rifle. it's located inside a nevada home. it's called big mike's guns and ammo, and it's a legal authorized gun dealer. the gunman used an ak-style assault rifle and bought it for about $700 and even though he legally bought the gun in nevada, the assault rifle is not legal here in california. the owner of the gun store, big
mike, posted an apology on facebook. he says he's heartbroken and that the shooter ordered the rifle off of his internet page. our coverage of the mass shooting at the gilroy garlic festival continues online. we've posted images and stories from sunday night. just head to nbcbayarea.com. >> 5:07. now to decision 2020. voters across the country will be tuning in tonight as democratic contenders face off for a second time against each other. the first of two debates takes place tonight in detroit. big names taking the stage including senators elizabeth warren, bernie sanders, amy klobuchar and south bend mayor pete buttigieg. the watch party at spats restaurant and bar in berkeley. three different political groups are hosting. tomorrow night's debate including former vice president joe biden and senator willie
harris, o kamala harris, our sc mcgrew will take a closer look. prosecutors told the jury yesterday derek almena and max harris were indifferent to consequences specifically by inviting people to live and party in a crammed warehouse that did not meet safety codes. the two face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one for each victim who died in the 2016 fire. new for you this morning, uc berkeley is losing a spot in the "u.s. news & world's" latest best colleges list. it previously held the number two spot for public universities, according to the "sf gate" cal has been changed unranked due to what the publication called "greatly overstated" alumni donation numbers. one of the big names in tennis set to take the court in san jose, seven-game grand slam champion venus williams is competing in the silicon valley classic. she takes on bethany maddox sans
at 7:00 tonight. this is williams' 15th appearance at the event. last year she advanced to the quarterfinals. see somehow she does this year. >> i'm sure she'll do great. >> she's okay. meteorologist kari hall has been tracking what we can expect, really nice weather today, at least i think so. >> it will be cooler this afternoon. this weekend it was just so hot, so it's nice to see 70s and low 80s in the forecast, and in fremont, as you make your way out the door, we are starting out with some upper 50s this morning. you may need a jacket, and then throughout the day, sunglasses, as that sun breaks out. let's look at all of our high temperatures for this afternoon. oakland reaching 67, while livermore tops out at 80 degrees. we'll see a high of 79 in san jose. it will still be warm in ukiah, coming down seeing those highs in the upper 80s this afternoon. all right, here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we've got a new problem for you this morning, already a lot of
people up and out the door, as we look at our traffic maps, we are seeing overall across the bay area, we do have a pretty smooth flow of traffic. our traffic maps are showing that we are going to see a lot of green sensors, and we are going to also going to see some of those roads starting to build up. so we'll talk more about this, and there we go, there's the traffic maps. we are seeing a couple of new problems there on the roads, going across the bay bridge. there is a problem a traffic hazard at the treasure island off-ramp. so traffic is starting to back up there. we'll have another look coming up in a few minutes. >> thanks, kari. >> 5:10 right now. still ahead on "today in the bay," san francisco police under legal fire, accused of not doing enough to investigate rape cases. at 5:25, details on a new lawsuit that may end in the supreme court. and a tip for hackers this morning. if you're going to post people's personal information, don't post your own. it makes it awfully easy, marcus, for the fbi to find you. >> oh, i'm nervous now. and the 25th anniversary of
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the day, those winds pick up once again and stays breezy. at noon, we're at 73 degrees, and as you head out the door, coming in from the north bay in to san francisco, golden gate bridge looks also very clear. as we look at our traffic maps this morning, we have a fairly smooth flow of traffic, except for the tri-valley. so we're going to talk more about that in the weather and traffic coming up in less than five minutes. and a very good morning to you. happy tuesday as well. wall street like willy to take pause today before the big fed announcement tomorrow. capital one suffered a big data breach. the person who did it posted the personal information of thousands of americans online, and then included her own name, too. so she was an easy person to catch. she's in jail. uber says it will lay off 400 people as it tries to find a path to profitability. uber is now a publicly traded
company, and its investors want to see the company start to make significant money. but the last time it opened its books to investors it reported a loss of $1 billion in three months. president trump pushing the federal open markets committee to lower interest rates, though he's already setting up the fed to fail, tweeting whatever the fed decides tomorrow, it won't be enough, he says. the fed was designed to be independent from the president, but it's in a weird spot. it probably should lower rates to encourage inflation, a little bit of inflation, about 2%, is a really good thing and we are under that, but fed chairman jerome powell wants to show he's not going to buckle under pressure from the president by lowering rates because he probably should lower rates, which the predent wil no doubt take as a sign he's got jerome powell on a leash. a number of viewers have asked w does this do to mortgage rates? there's no direct relationship between the federal fund rates and mortgage rates, and mortgage
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a clip on twitter shows the user controlling the phone by only using hand gestures. the face unlock feature used to open the phone similar to apple's face i.d. and it has a motion sense feature that lets you skip songs in an app just by swiping in the air. "friends" set to celebrate its 25th anniversary, and yes, the company that made the show plans to be there for you. in fact, warner brothers is setting up a pop-up entertainment experience in manhattan soho district. it will last for about a month, starts in september. fans will be able to explore the show through set recreation, props and costumes. i remember the big mugs they used to use for their coffee. in fact, we had some nbc bay area ones that were so big, i still have one at home but the thing is your coffee got so cold so fast. >> yeah, you can't drink all of it. >> i have a collection of nbc bay area mugs. >> let's do like the french, the
small little. >> there you go, whatever it takes to get you going. >> it was rough for me this morning. it's tuesday, but the good thing is that it's easier to wake up because we'll have a beautiful day. here say live look outside in san jose, as we start out with mostly clear skies. the seven-day forecast is already coming up at the bottom of the screen, as you come on over and look at that. we're starting out with some upper 50s and low 60s. so the ac is off. we're enjoying a break from that extreme heat. as you step out the door this morning in pleasant hill, maybe headed to the b.a.r.t. station, it will be in the upper 50s. a nice cool start, as we start to warm up later this morning. we'll see a little bit more sunshine, temperatures in the low 70s. a great day to make plans to have lunch outside. in fact, let's get a look at all of our microclimates and go hour by hour. we take it to 9:00, in livermore at 62 degrees. we'll also be in the low 60s in the north bay and novato. at lunch time, we're seeing mostly 60s and 70s, so danville is at 70 degrees. san jose is at 73 degrees, and
then some cool air still along the coast. half moon bay will stay in the lower 60s today. while we reach the low 80s in fairfield during that evening commute. windows down and then this evening cools off fast. if you're going out for dinner, make sure you have a jacket. as we check out the rest of the forecast, we have these cooling changes ahead as high pressure continues to move away from us, and then we'll also see this storm system approaching the pacific northwest. so as this starts to move in, we will have some cooler air, and the fog near the coastline here, and so with that breezy wind kicking up and bringing that coastal fog and that ocean breeze in, it's going to cool down even our valleys but high pressure is does start to build as we go into the weekend, so that's going to make some of those inland areas warm up a few more degrees. checking out our seven-day forecast, we have a lot of mid 80s here throughout the week but look at what happens on saturday and sunday. once again, that high pressure moving in, so our valleys are going to be heating up.
we're talking low 90s here, not triple-digits, so that's the good news. as we get a look at san francisco, it stays in the 60s all throughout the next several days. that's a live look outside. actually that's walnut creek. let's look at the traffic maps. we see a fairly smooth flow of traffic but i wanted to show you what's happening now at the bay bridge, as we are starting to see a lot more slowing here, and it's because there is a traffic hazard at the treasure island off-ramp, so that's causing a lot of people to slow down. we also have our usual slowdown coming on grant line road on 580. there say lot of heavy traffic coming through the altamont pass. and then we also are seeing on the peninsula, we have some construction traffic earlier, the on-ramp was closed, but i think things are flowing fairly well past that point and our south bay drive times are looking good, northbound 101 on highway 85 to highway 87 will take but 12 minutes. we'll look at weather and traffic coming up again in a few
minutes. >> sounds good, thank you, kari. >> 5:20 right now. coming up, details on the new homeless navigation center planned for san francisco. plus are the women of the u.s. national soccer team and the winners of the world cup really paid less than the men's team? up next, and all new this morning, what the head of u.s. soccer is saying. but first, check out this video kari hall shared on instagram. she recently visited yosemite falls. beautiful there. be sure to follow her on your favorite social media platform. she's on all of them. you're watching "today in the bay."
sorting through personal belongings found at the crime scene. those items not connected with the investigation will be returned but that process will take some time. if you were at the festival, you know someone who was there looking for more information about their personal belongings, we put a link on our website as well as those numbers that you can call. it's at nbcbayarea.com. there's been an outpouring of support in the wake of the garlic festival rampage. >> two gilroy restaurants are taking time to feed the first responders and volunteers who are still on site following the shooting. the owner of ezo prep meals packed 150 salads last night and the owner of straha baked pizza pies for those on the crime scene. >> i was sleeping in bed and couldn't sit there and not do anything. i understand we can't help out and assist so do my part, got to feed the guys who are actually helping us out. >> prep meals owner says he will feed the volunteers and first
responders today. stay with us on the latest on the gilroy garlic festival shooting. our coverage continues. we'll have a live report at 5:30. 5:24 and san francisco's first planned safe navigation center worked through the courts the mayor picked the site for the next homeless center. the embarcadero location has already triggered lots of backlash and lawsuit from nearby residents. the city selected the bay view district as a site for a second navigation center. the bay view shelter would feature 200 beds and community space. mayor london breed has pledged to add a thousand new beds for the homeless by the end of next year. it is 5:25 and happening today the controversy over untested rape kits in san francisco takes center stage. that's where a one-time rape victim plans to file a supreme court petition against the san francisco police department. she claims her kit was never processed, she reported the rape in 2010. numbers show there may be more than 13,000 untested rape kits
across the state. new details this morning, as the president of the u.s. soccer kicks the ongoing wage debate up a notch. the national team pay gap has been a hot topic ever since the women's world cup, but now the federation president carlos federo released a new fact sheet with what he calls some hard numbers. he says that the women's team has actually been paid about 25% more over the past eight years than the men's team, but the women's national team calls those figures misleading, saying that it is not an apples to. ales comparison. coming up next, top stories that we're following on this tuesday morning. >> including that breaking news happening right now in contra costa county. dozens of officers have descended upon a neighborhood. what we're learning about what happened, coming up in a live report. plus our coverage of the gilroy garlic festival shooting continues. >> i would trade all the money in the world to have him here. it's hard for me to believe that
he's shot in the back. by a grown man. >> so heartbreaking. up next in a live report we'll hear more from the father of the youngest victim of sunday's shooting plus the latest on the survivors who are recovering in hospitals this morning. and right now, as you get ready to go, if you have to take the bay bridge toll plaza, take a look here. yep, something you are probably used to, the backup. kari has been tracking the weather as well as the traffic. she'll join us coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay."
your morning here with us on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. a really nice start to our morning right now. in fact, let's check the forecast with kari, pulling double duty this morning. she's got the forecast and the morning commute. how is it looking? >> it's looking good on both fronts, so the weather is going to be cooling off, the traffic is flowing well. that's a live look outside in palo alto, highway 101. we have clear skies and a cool start to the day with some upper 50s and we make it into the low 70s by noontime, as we get more sunshine. as we check out our high temperatures for today we'll be up to 61 in half moon bay while antioch reaches 83 degrees and up to 88 degrees in ukiah with napa today reaching 81. as you get out on the roads checking out the overall map we have a smooth flow of traffic across the south bay. in the tri-valley we are seeing a little bit of a slowdown on westbound 84, looking at vallecitos road. if you're going to be headed out
that way, and we also see that the roads are flowing a little bit slower coming through the altamont pass at grant line road westbound 580 is really starting to back up. we'll talk about what's going on with our weekend forecast with traffic coming up in about six minutes. >> thanks so much. breaking news in contra costa county this morning, there's major police activity in a neighborhood in rodeo. >> "today in the bay's" pete suratos working hard. he found out some new information for us this morning, and pete, what have you been able to find out? >> looks like his live shot was frozen there. we know he's at third street in rodeo. we'll try to establish that live shot once again and get back to him. 5:31. now to continuing coverage of the mass shooting at the garlic festival. this morning understandably the city remains in shock. >> and many people grieving for the loss of so many people and really trying to make sense of what happened.
♪ i remember you and i feel -- >> hundreds of people gathering outside out of gilroy city hall to remember the victims of the garlic festival shooting. it's possible authorities will hold another news conference later today but that's not certain. as for the seven victims in the hospital it's likely all still have a long road to recovery. >> "today in the bay's" ali wolf is live at san jose's valley medical center with more details on those that survived and sadly those that did not. ali? >> reporter: good morning, laura. five of the victims are here at valley medical center recovering from their injuries at the garlic festival over the weekend, and we're also hearing some pretty incredible and terrifying stories of survival from that shooting, but first, we want to get to the victims that died. we know all of their names this morning, and we also are going to show you their pictures. the oldest is 25-year-old trevor irby. he recently graduated from a
college in upstate new york. 13-year-old kayla salazar from san jose also died. she got separated from her family during the panic of that shooting. the third victim is 6-year-old stephen romero. his mother and grandmother were also shot. in an interview last night his father got emotional explaining how he tried to say a final good-bye to his son. >> it was important for me to say good-bye to him, spend the time that he was going to be up there in the hospital until they transported him to the morgue. i wanted to make sure i knew where he went and who has taken him and just like no parent would think their son was alive still. i still can't believe that he's dead. he's only 6 years old, you know? he had a whole lot more to live more, to enjoy, to learn.
now he's gone. >> reporter: it is just so heart-breaking. we have also learned about two more victims who actually survived. a husband and wife running a booth at the festival, they actually got into a confrontation with the gunman before getting shot, according to a family member who tells us the suspect calmly asked them, "are you okay?" and they played dead. coming up in the next hour, you'll hear more from that family member own more on that couple's story. for now we're live in san jose, ali wolf for "today in the bay." >> so heart-breaking that father's loss. thank you very much. governor newsom visited shooting victims yesterday at valley medical center. among them leslie andres. the 12-year-old was separated from her family when the gunman attacked. the governor expressed his sadness and frustration over what happened in gilroy. >> the idea that a 12-year-old that i just met was shot in the leg, she was describing she was
on a jumpy house at a garlic festival. >> the governor is urging the white house to act clearly and convincingly for tougher gun laws. the fbi is reaching out to anyone who can help put together what happened during that mass shooting in gilroy. agents are asking for photos and videos to assist in the investigation. the bureau has set up its own website. type in tips.fbi.gov/gilroy. this is where you can upload the photos and video. you can also call gilroy's police department. of course we're following developments on air and online. we put up a special section on our home page. it's devoted to the investigation. it's got time lines, personal survival stories as well. see it all at nbcbayarea.com. we were talking about that breaking news that we're following in contra costa county this morning. there's said to be some major police activity in a neighborhood in rodeo. >> pete suratos is there live for us. pete, i know you got some new
information for us this morning. so what did you find out? >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you, guys. as you can see behind me the scene cleared in rodeo. we got new information from hercules police, the lead agency, as far as what took place. i want to show our viewers some of the video of when that scene was taking place here this morning. accog to hercules police they're saying this was a car pursuit that ended in a crash at a dead end at where we're standing. they're saying the driver was first pulled over near willow avenue for what they called the vehicle code violation that led to a pursuit near third street and vallejo avenues. the driver crashes at the dead end on vallejo avenue, foot pursuit, then takes place and the driver is eventually arrested by police. they said an officer did fire at the driver but we believe he may have had a gun on his waistband. the man threw whatever object was in his waist into the bushes, but police weren't able to find any objects so far.
now that man was taken to a hospital by ambulance for some injuries or potential injuries as you saw on that video but he will now be booked in a county jail. we're live for new rodeo, pete suratos for "today in the bay." >> thanks for the very latest from that scene, pete. it's 5:37 right now. developing right now in antioch, police investigating a shooting involving workers at a popeye's restaurant. it happened about 6:00 last night on lone tree way near hillcrest. the employee who was shot was air lifted from the scene. so far there's no update on their condition. police later arrested the man says was the shooter at the suspect's home. neither the victim nor suspect are being identified. this morning italian prosecutors are revealing new details about the two bay area teens accused of a deadly stabbing of an officer. they just wrapped up a news conference moments ago saying security cameras were used to trace two teens at a hotel just 250 feet away from the scene. that stabbing apparently stemmed from a fight with plain clothed
officers following a drug deal gone bad. prosecutors released the photo of the knife they say was used. 18-year-old gabriel hjorth and finnegan elder, both of mill valley, confessed to the murder during separate interrogations. both are stormer tamalpais high school students. another study showing how hard it issor home buyers to crack into the bay area market. home prices in the bay area climbed four times faster than local income. clever real estate says that means a typical family needs nearly nine times the average household income to buy a home. that is the nation's highest ratio. for comparison, in the 1960s, buyers paid about twice the median annual income for a house. ? that's crazy. we know two people probably aren't dealing with that now. steph curry has a new workout buddy and point guard, d'angelo
russell. they showed the pair taking quality time in the gym and taking the oh so traditional pose. both are expected to start for the warriors back court in the new season. russell was sent to the warriors as part of a trade package involving kevin durant. >> that's my kind of gym workout right there. >> let's take a picture. >> stand there. >> stand around posing. >> ooh, i broke a sweat! let's get you out on the roads with the overall commute. the south bay slowing on 101 headed northbound, but as we all are seeing a bigger backup on the bay bridge as we've seen a traffic hazard at the treasure island off-ramp, but we also just have those major delays at the bay bridge toll plaza right now. headed through the south bay, once again northbound 101 on highway 85 to highway 87, about 15 minutes. northbound 87 from 85 to 101 takes you about ten minutes, and we're seeing those delays in mass transit.
none right now. everything is looking pretty good as you get ready to head out, whether you're riding b.a.r.t. or going to be driving this morning and so of course, it's good start to this tuesday, and we're already looking ahead to the weekend. >> oh, the weekend. >> because that's what we do. >> that's what we do, making weekend plans. >> drive toward the weekend. >> we're going to start to warm up a few more degrees going into the weekend after enjoying a nice little break from the high heat. we are going to see some mid 80s for the next several days in the inland areas and up to 92 degrees that's when temperatures peak this sunday. it's not triple-digits and san francisco stays cool. we're also going to keep the cool temperatures along the coastline. i just went to yosemite and saw this picture for myself in person, and so if you're planning to go this weekend, it's going to be warm. it was so warm this past weekend and we're going to be back into those low 80s as you head out there for a hike, mostly sunny skies. in the tri-valley, we are also going to have some warm weather, with some low 90s.
the warmest day on saturday, with sunshine reaching 92 degrees, but we'll have some cool air in carmel valley and carmel by the sea will be nice with upper 70s in the valley, and mostly sunny skies. if you want to see my pictures that i posted in yosemite for the weekend i posted it to facebook, i posted it yesterday to instagram. i'm @karihallweather. let me know where you're headed this weekend. we'll talk about today coming up in three minutes. >> looking forward to that. 5:41, coming up new details about a contra costa father, contra costa county father and son accused of sexual abuse. and the most powerful person in the senate very angry this morning that he's being accused of helping the russians. and a moose on the loose. new video of a close call between an alaskan state trooper and a moose and her calf. did the pair make it across the highway? that's ahead for you coming up on "today in the bay." 5:41.
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right now at 5:44, as we get a live look outside in fremont this morning, we have clear skies overhead, and a clear commute for you on 880, and as you look at our temperatures for today, it's going to be a cool start, upper 50s headed out the door and 68 degrees at 11:00. we'll be at 71 degrees at noon today, and as we get a live look outside in palo alto, we are seeing a smooth flow of traffic
of highly 101, if you're headed northbound and we were just seeing a backup at the bay bridge. we've got a couple of issues out there for the bay bridge as well as the tri-valley. so more on that in less than five minutes. >> thank you so much, kari. it's 5:45. continuing our team coverage of the mass shooting in gilroy, three people killed, a dozen injured. here say live look at valley medical center in san jose, where several are still recovering. the gunman santino william legan was shot and killed by police. it's possible authorities will hold another news conference later today but that is still not certain. we'll of course follow it and have much more coming up on this developing story as well at 6:00. the man authorities say targeted family members in southern california shooting rampage last friday has pleaded not guilty. authorities say that suspect shot and killed his father and brother, along with injuring his mother before moving on to his ex-girlfriend. he then allegedly killed someone he didn't know on a bus.
family friends now say that the suspect had a big drug problem. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. an antioch man who cared for children for 18 years anow is ccused of sexual abuse. the contra costa dmplt a.'s office accused simon chavez and his 31-year-old son also named simon. both pleaded not guilty in the case. prosecutors are not yet saying how many children were abused. california will receive $70 million in a so-called pay for delay drug settlement, deva pharmaceutical also pay nearly the entire amount along with three other companies. the state accused each of delaying drugs to keep prices artificially high. deva is accused of keeping a necropsy drug off the market for six years. one of the president's closest allies is defending his honor this morning. >> this after "washington post" columnist accused mitch mcconnell of doing the russians'
bidding. >> senate majority leader himself, laura, who is angry about that accusation and tth the #moscowmitch. here is the most powerful manfu accused of helping the russians. >> over the last several days i was called unpatriotic, un-american, and essentially treasonous by a couple of left wing pundits on the basis of bold-faced lies. i was accused of aiding and abetting the very man i've singled out as an adversary and opposed for nearly 20 years, vladimir putin. >> the accusations come after mcconnell prevented the senate from even thinking about two bills, one that would require campaigns to alert the fbi if they're offered help from russian countries, for instance, the russians. no vote on that, he said, and then another would have required paper receipts on electronic voting. no vote on that, he said.
mcconnell's blocking of the bills that can't even be debated comes as a bipartisan report from the very same senate says we're facing serious attacks on our voting system. in fact, the blocking and the report came on the same day. another person who has been warning us about the russians is the director of national intelligence, dan coats. he leads 17 intelligence agencies ringing the alarm bell, but coats is stepping down. the president wants to replace coats with this man, john ratcliffe, who called the russian investigation a hoax. it's quite possible the nomination won't get past the senate. president trump's gone back and forth on whether he believes the fbi, the nsa, the cia, the senate intelligence committee that russians violated our elections. he famously told a reporter who asked him that question at a summit in helsinki he asked putin if he interfered and putin told him no. tonight marks the start of another democratic debate. video from the previous debate that stretches over two nights
featured nearly two dozen candidates. there are two more, one tonight, one tomorrow. tonight's debate ten candidates, you notice i got four on the board. we in the media guilty of looking for winners early, but it's just a matter of trying to manage size and time. so the four to watch, buttigieg, sanders and warren. i include o'rourke as well. he's not doing well but i think he's worth watching because he's got to figure out how to differentiate himself from buttigieg. we'll be covering the debates and will have more and highlights tomorrow in case you missed them. i'm on twitter @scottmcgrew. new video shows not one but two moose on the loose, in anchorage officer's dashboard camera caught the close calls oh my goodnesse s as a mother and calf were trying to cross a busy highway. thankfully all the drivers stopped in time and let those two animals cross safely last
week. the police department posted this video with an important reminder saying "we share this beautiful place with all kinds of wildlife. keep an eye out and be safe." oh my goodness. close call for everybody there. >> always scary when you run into wildlife, not literally run into but come across wildlife. that happened to me one time working a morning show many, many years ago and lived in a woody area and going around and the deer, boom. and it scared me, but the deer made it. >> yes, in mara ga tons of deer there. >> in sunol you see them standing on the road early in the morning. reminder slow down, look out for everybody out there. as we start out a live look outside at the golden gate bridge, now covered in fog. at least your drive coming across the golden gate bridge is all clear, and the seven-day forecast is coming up at the bottom of the screen. come over and look at that as you make plans for the rest of the week, getting you out the door in brentwood, we'll see temperatures starting out nice
and cool. low 60s, i think for the most part you can leave the air conditioning off for most of the day. we're reaching into the mid-70s at lunch time, and checking out all of our high temperatures, this will be one of the coolest days of the week. take a look at this. it's going to be refreshing, breezy, mostly sunny, concord reaching 82. 81 in napa. oakland staying in the 60s, and san jose up to 79 degrees. this is actually a little bit cooler than normal. the morgan hill today reaching 84 degrees and such a beautiful sunrise. that's a live look outside in san jose. so if you get that view out your window, getting dressed, grab a jacket for the early hours and the rest of the day you'll be comfortable with some shorts on. so looking at what's happening here, so the cooldown is on now, and we do see that high pressure that gave us that hot weather now moving away. as the storm system approaches the pacific northwest, all throughout the week we'll have a strong ocean breeze, and coastal fog, but that heat does start to build, getting closer to the weekend as the high pressure starts to come back, and then
also checking out the pacific, there's two tropical systems out there, flossie and erick. if you have plans to go to hawaii, flossie may be a problem throughout the week. i'll keep an eye on that. we have some mid 80s in the forecast inland. it will be a slightly warmer weekend but we are staying cool on the coast with some upper 60s and as we get a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights were turned on early this morning. there's already a big backup, allow extra time to get through there. looking at the roads on our maps, we do see a fairly good drive across much of the bay area, just starting to slow down in a few spots like once again the bay bridge, as we've seen major delays there. so if you're approaching or seeing a lot of red sensors, we also have a crash on westbound 580, coming through the altamont pass near grant line road that may slow down the commuters coming into the bay area within the next few minutes. i'll keep an eye on that as well. another look at weather and traffic coming up in a few
minutes. >> thanks, kari. happening now, a crash involving two buses in hong kong, leaving 77 people hurt. two people suffered serious injuries. one of the bus drivers became trapped after that crash but was eventually rescued by firefighters. it's not yet clear what caused that crash. next and new this hour, another food recall to warn you about. taco tuesday might be ruined. plus brand new video this morning showing the border wall with mexico as a playground. someone actually did this. look at the teeter totters. the designer's message of unity this morning. you're watching "today in the bay." you know when you're at ross
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day of his own. ♪ i want to take my horse to the hoe old town road ♪ ♪ and ride 'til i can't no more ♪ >> "old town road" lil nas and billy ray cyrus hit number one on the billboard hot 100 for the 17th straight week, that passes the 16-week record held by mariah care ye and boyz ii men for "one sweet day." d despacito" tied the record in 2018. >> 5:57. pop star katy perry found guilty of plagiarizing. a jury fines "dark horse" copied a 2009 christian rap song. >> jurors heard both songs played back to back in their entirety. at the end of closing arguments last week, they found the beat and instrumental line featured through nearly half of katy perry's song are substantially
similar to those of the song "joyful noise" but the artist playing. now the jury will decide how much perry and her producers owe for copyright infringement. california architects art installation is turning the u.s./mexico border wall into a playground. look at this. portion of the wall in new mexico is being called the teeter totter wall. you can see it there, the wall was turned into a playground in a sense for a handful of see-saws. the artist hopes it reminds people that children and adults on both sides are connected in meaningful ways and that actions on one side of the border have a direct consequence on the other side. >> 5:58. happening today trial starts in sweden. he's facing assault charges accused of pushing a man to the ground and hitting him with a bottle. rocky says that it was self-defense. president trump demanded the rapper be freed, even offering
to pay his bail, but sweden doesn't have a bail system. >> 5:58. new today, exclusive findings from a congressional report on the abuse of gymnasts. this morning, the "today" show and nbc news are preparing a report on the first findings of an 18-month congressional investigation into the scandal that rocked usa gymnastics. you'll recall former national gymnastics team doctor was accused of molesting more than 150 young women. the congressional investigation's findings reveal failures by the fbi, usa gymnastics, the u.s. olympic committee and michigan state university, where the doctor worked. here's one senator. >> there are also profiles in cowa cowardice and concealment because people looked the other way and they put medals and money above morals. >> at 7:30 a.m. on the "today" show, an exclusive first look at the results of that 18-month investigation. you can also look for the story
later on today.com. right now at 6:00, breaking news. a busy morning for police in part of contra costa county. the reason police officers rushed to a neighborhood in rodeo overnight. plus -- >> so i jumped up and ran towards him, but i didn't make it all the way. >> rushing the gunman. a brand new story of heroics out of the gilroy garlic festival shooting. you'll hear it first here on "today in the bay." and punishing berkeley. the reason cal is no longer officially one of the top-ranked universities in the country. "today in the bay" continues right now. and a good tuesday morning to you. thanks so much for starting your morning here with us on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. it's a nice start to our tuesday morning. let's check in right now along with that morning commute. here's kari. >> it looks good as you get ready to start out this morning in the south bay, that's a live look outside with some sunshine, starting to come up, and we