tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS October 29, 2014 4:30am-5:01am PDT
comes to prognosticating baseball games! >> the giants are going to win tonight. >> i have my lucky tie on. >> should be nice and clear there. it will be cool. we have some storm clouds on the horizon. that could affect halloween. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and we do have a lot of overnight roadwork once again on 880. this time southbound between 98th and davis and there is an overturn northbound 680. main lines of the freeway no delay. there was debris on the road. . >> [ explosion ] >> six seconds after liftoff, a massive explosion ended what was supposed to be a routine nasa mission. kpix 5's christin ayers reports some bay area schoolkids saw their science experiment blown
out of the sky. >> 3, 2, 1 -- we have ignition. >> reporter: the 14-story antares rocket was bound for the international space station from wallace island, virginia, laden with supplies when seconds after liftoff -- [ explosion ] >> reporter: -- an explosion shrapnel in the air as the rocket falls down to the launch pahdna blazing fireball. >> -- launch pad in a blazing fireball. >> something went wrong, we'll correct it. >> reporter: the stanford professor says on board important supplies and equipment more than 5,000 pounds' worth. >> food, water, science experiments. >> reporter: among them, the science experiments of some bay area schoolchildren. mark west charter school right here in santa rosa was one of several dozen schools nationwide that had real experiments riding on the rocket.
>> we spent all this work on it and then it blew up. >> reporter: 8th grader chandler andrew was skateboarding on campus when he heard the news. he and his classmates spent months last year designing an experiment to test whether this a certain type of creature could survive a space launch. >> trying to see if we could make triops a potential food source in space. >> it went up in flames. >> it's difficult to get the students back together to reproduce the experiment. >> reporter: either way, the students say this is an education like none they have ever had. >> it's a big learning experience. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. here's another view of the explosion. the pilot of a small plane shot this video from his ipad. no injuries are reported from the explosion over the launch pad. >> what a video. it is win or hold your peace for the giants after they got a royal whooping in kansas
city in game 6 last night. top of the ninth giants on the last breath only fitting it's a strikeout in a game that was so forgettable because this one was over in a hurry. would you believe maybe two innings or so? royals brought in 7 runs in that inning alone. >> hey, you know, it happens. you know, they put the ball in play and they did a good job. we get to wash off this game. didn't go our way and the big inning killed us. >> sure did. now the giants and the royals for that matter will focus on the final game tonight. game 7. tim hudson the 39-year- old on the mound for the giants. with you all hands will be on deck out -- but all hands will be on deck including madison baumgarner. check out the torch as thousands of fans took in game 6 at the civic center last night in san francisco. some didn't last long. fed-up fans left early when they got down so quickly. the jumbotron will be up there again today at civic center so want to give it one more try.
>> i know. >> keep the faith. >> it's heartbreaking.. it doesn't matter what the score it. >> when it's 10-0, forget about it. >> tonight it's for all the marbles, we have baumgarner and the key factor will be bruce bochy. i think he will outcoach the kansas city royals tonight. >> they have a better coach and time. >> i have been waiting for game 7! it's looking like it's going to be a great night for baseball and here we go. tonight clear and cool for baseball temperatures starting out in the 50s. probably the low 50s maybe upper 40s by the end of the game. all right. here locally we are going to see plenty of sunshine. the warmest day of the week with some temperatures into the low 80s inland. 70s inside the bay. and 60s along the coastline. clear skies over the bay area now. the temperatures not as cool as
yesterday. 51 degrees in san jose. 51 also in santa rosa. 52 in livermore. this afternoon, 80 in livermore, 77 in san jose. and 74 degrees in san francisco. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. we have some updated information for you in san jose. i mentioned that crash. so slight location change southbound 680 that on-ramp was closed, it was just reopened at alum rock. so things should be moving along okay on the main lines of the freeway there were no delays for the last bit or so. there was some debris earlier all over the roadway. it was an overturn accident. there was some damage to the guardrail. so crews may have to go out there a little later on to fix that. in the meantime, just your overnight roadwork this morning westbound 580. this is crossing the richmond/san rafael bridge. they had one lane closed overnight. they should be picking up that by about 5:00. that was in the westbound direction heading to marin county. here's a live look at the nimitz 880 in oakland where we're hearing the southbound side of the roadwork approaching 98th should be
clearing now. northbound may still be out there for the next 25 minutes. other bridges, here's a live look at the san mateo bridge no delay out of hayward. golden gate also looking very golden. looking great. one headline there heading into san francisco no problems hopping into san francisco on doyle drive. and bart also on time. all trains systemwide. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. breaking news in berkeley. a man was shot and killed near the sea breeze market on university avenue around 8:00 last night. witnesses heard several gunshots and then saw people running off. >> there is a firearm found at the scene so, and there is some -- there is some evidence that would indicate that there was obviously gunshots exchanged. >> a car was also seen speeding off after the shooting. there's no description of the vehicle right now. sea breeze market was closed at the time. all of its employees are accounted for. an emotional suspect accused of stealing a car was arrested in san jose last
night. santa clara county sheriff's deputies say two men stole this honda. the pair crashed the car into a pole at fourth and taylor streets after a chase with the deputies. 4:37. san jose police have two suspects in a home invasion robbery from in july. the two 19-year-olds were arrested last week for the crime on july 30th. police say they were armed when they broke into a home on angel creek circle. a teenager was sleeping inside. one suspect tied him up and the other ransacked the place. the husband and wife accused of killing two sheriff's deputies near sacramento are accused of trying to kill two others, as well. marcelo and genelle marquez were in court yesterday. we are not allowed to show their faces. detective michael davis and daniel oliver why killed friday. prosecutors charged the couple with the attempted murder of two additional deputies but didn't elaborate. >> we have an ethical
obligation not to talk about the facts and circumstances or the evidence in this case. >> the couple did not enter pleas yesterday. four women are suing alameda county and members of the sheriff's department there after they spent some time in the santa rita jai their federal suit claiming they were harassed and inhumane conditions. they say they were ordered to strip down in front of a male deputy and male prisoners. the spokesman say they only removed outer garments. an unusual weapon found in luggage flying into sfo. that is the barrel of a cannon! it was tucked into the passenger's clothes. tsa discovered it wasn't loaded so they let the passenger get on the plane but without the barrel in the luggage. president obama says he will meet with healthcare workers who have treated ebola patients in west africa. he also says they are gaining ground now in fighting ebola. >> they are starting to see
some progress in liberia and the infrastructure is beginning to get built out. that's thanks to the incredible work and dedication of folks from the united states. >> the president also spoke out against states using their own quarantines on volunteers who treated ebola patients. he says it would discourage volunteers from helping in west africa. the second texas nurse infected with ebola is cleared. amber vinson received a big round of applause as she left emory university hospital in atlanta. she recently caught the virus from thomas eric duncan the liberian she was treating in dallas. >> while this is a day for celebration and gratitude, i ask that we not lose focus on the thousands of families who continue to labor under the burden of this disease in west africa. >> another nurse who volunteered in west africa and was quarantined upon her return here to the u.s. has gone home to maine. local officials want kaci hickox to avoid going out until
the 21-day incubation period is up. her lawyers say two days of quarantine are enough. it could be several days before we know what made people sick at a redwood city hotel. about 100 people got sick saturday night after eating salmon and salad at the sofitel hotel. they were at an naacp convention. several people were hospitalized including former oakland mayor harris. san mateo county health officials are investigating. ten brands of baby wipes are being recalled due to potential bacteria contamination made by new tech sold at major retailers like walgreens and sam's clubs. there are claims the wipes smell strange and are discolored and one report of a rash and irritation, as well. so keep an eye out for that. just getting started on this wednesday morning. 4:40 your time. gas below three bucks a gallon? we're already seeing it here in the bay area. why it could become the norm. we'll tell ya. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nominations to us at email@example.com. we may come and feature your school on the show.
nationwide. so far homeland security is beefing up security at more than 9,000 federal buildings nationwide. so far, it doesn't appear to be happening here. we found this man on the steps of the san francisco federal building just a few feet away from the empty guard shack. the order didn't specify which buildings outside of washington, d.c. would get the extra security. no direct threat is identified in the u.s. but the recent shooting at the canadian parliament brings new concerns about terrorism at home. lava flow from kileaua volcano is moving dangerously close to a number of homes on hawaii's big island. wendy gillette with more on how the people of a village there are coping with a very unusual crisis. reporter: smoking molten lava from the kileaua volcano
is now moving on to residential land for the first time since the flow began in june. residents have been watching the kileaua volcano for weeks. now it's oozing close to a main road and threatens 50 structures in pahoa village. >> once she crosses the road, i know it's going to be mayhem. i know it's going to be mayhem, way, way worse. >> reporter: scientists said tuesday the flow was advancing bay 17 yards an hour. the lava burned down an empty shed and was slowing moving to nearby homes. hundreds have been advised to evacuate. >> mixed emotions will come out in the community as this continues to unfold because it is a life changing event for many of the residents. >> reporter: the lava usually flows toward the ocean. but this time it changed direction. there's no way to divert its path. >> this is such an incredible event. it's so emotional. one lady says it's like a death. >> reporter: some residents say they intend to watch the lava destroy their homes to give themselves closure. wendy gillette for cbs news.
>> 4:44 right now. let's check the weather in the bay area. >> that's what he does. >> last time we checked. >> we were talking about baseball so much that i forget. >> it's exciting! it's that time of year. here we are at the end of october. we have one more game. >> there was nothing exciting about last night. >> no, there wasn't. that is true. there was not much. >> okay. i have some things to do at the beginning of the game. >> at least i slept better because it was over by the 3rd inning. that was about it. around the bay area today, we are going to see some sunshine. this likely to be the nicest day of the week. these temperatures running well above the average for this time of year. high pressure overhead, that will bring plenty of sunshine to our skies and, in fact, these numbers usually in the 60s and the 70s, today we are going to go way above that. about 74 degrees and about 6 degrees above the average in san francisco. 80 degrees in livermore. that will be about 7 degrees above the average and about 76 degrees in oakland. 8 degrees above the average for this time of the year. so lots of sunshine even along the coastline. we'll have plenty of sun today. looks like things are going to
change. rain now becoming likely as we look toward halloween. all right. here we go. high pressure in control now. couple of storm systems off the coastline. this first one here most of the energy is going to stay to the north but this one developing on back side will sweep onshore to bring some rain late thursday night into friday. then widespread showers on and off better part of halloween. temperatures for today will be in the 80s in the central valley. about 77 in monterey bay. skies clear most of the day. maybe a couple of patches of fog later on this evening along the coastline. and then as we head in toward tomorrow we begin to notice the changes. a lot of clouds moving across our skies and late thursday night into friday morning i think for the commute, it could be very wet around the bay area early on friday. and then those showers continuing on and off right for those trick or treaters possibly into the evening hours. temperature-wise we are looking at some 70s and 80s inland. a lot of 70s in the bay and 60s along the coastline. looking out over the next couple of days, the temperatures beginning to cool down after today. friday what a change in the weather with highs only in the 60s. and showers and the possibility
of some isolated thunderstorms, showers continuing into saturday, dry weather and slightly warmer into sunday. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. >> thank you, lawrence. i want to talk about something happening later on tonight. yesterday, of course, they hosted that big viewing party at civic center plaza causing huge traffic delays in the area so we are expecting a repeat of that tonight. so unless you're going to the world series viewing, i'd avoid that area near civic center. larkin, mcallister, a lot of heavy traffic people searching for parking. game time at 5:00. a live look at the commute so far, clear as you can see right now heading to the bay bridge toll plaza. no delay all across the span. there was some earlier overnight roadwork but not enough to slow you down between oakland and the city. and a live look at the richmond/san rafael bridge. we have learned that the roadwork has cleared a little bit ahead of schedule. westbound they had one lane blocked overnight heading to marin county but now all lanes rope and all green on the sensors. same thing up and down the nimitz freeway between oakland
and san leandro. everything is about a 15-minute drive time right now between 238 and the maze. they should have picked up that overnight roadwork at least northbound is in the clearing stages now between 98th and davis. and a live look at the san mateo bridge where you can see things are moving well. nice and quiet on eastbound and westbound 92 between hayward and the peninsula. and i saw some lanes change crews a little while ago across the span trying to get four southbound lanes open as usual this time of the day, 14 minutes between san rafael and the golden gate bridge toll plaza and bart is on time. remember kcbs, our radio partner, when you hit the roads at 106.9 fm or 740-am. that's the latest from here, guys. back to you. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. gas prices have dropped below $3 a gallon at some bay area stations. kpix 5's mark kelly reports, the lower prices are expected to stick around through the holidays. >> reporter: at gas stations all around the bay, a sigh of relief. prices are dropping. >> every time i fill up my tank, you know, it's just a
lot of money. so now i feel a little more at ease. >> reporter: aaa says in san francisco, the average price is $3.53 a gallon dropping one to two cents every day. and the fall is projected to continue into the holiday season. >> we are in for a tree. it's like getting a huge gift under the christmas tree for us as consumers. >> reporter: she says a drop in crude oil prices is showing lower prices at the pump. a barrel of crude is down from $140 to around $80 today. and the u.s. energy sector has something to do with that lower price. >> first of all, the u.s. is producing more crude oil than ever before. there's less consumption. there's ample supply. and people are driving less. >> reporter: but don't be fooled. you will still find some sky high prices, too. this shell in san francisco is at $4.29. down in san jose, $2.95 at the gaston shop. the foxes tracked the price difference on their travels from arizona to northern california. what are the gas prices there
like? >> um, $2.78 to $2.80 huge difference from here. >> reporter: with gas prices nationwide that different finding the cheapest gas station might mean a little bit of driving. >> i go to sacramento every couple weeks and i always fill it up there because really cheap compared to here. it's at least 20 cents cheaper. >> reporter: in san francisco, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> the and you can find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood by going to kpix.com/gas. 4:50. staggering new numbers on the security breaches targeting california. what you can do to protect yourself and where the system leaves you vulnerable. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
area on the nicest day of the week. temperatures may be sneaking into the upper 60s, low 70s near the coastline. you will see about 78 degrees and sunny in redwood city. 77 in sunnyvale. 788 in campbell and 80 degrees in morgan hill. soak up the sunshine while we can! got some big changes coming up in the next couple of days and much cooler temperatures, too. 79 in dublin. 78 in san ramon. about 78 in walnut creek, too. 77 and sunny in pleasant hill. in the north bay, sunshine all day long. starting out a little cool this morning but by the afternoon about 80 in clearlake. 80 in sonoma. 79 in san rafael. let's hit the road on this wednesday morning. silicon valley drivers off to a nice start. 6 minutes between milpitas and sunnyvale. we'll take a look at the rest of your morning drive coming up. hackers may have cracked some passwords at the white house. technicians say they noticed
suspicious activity on the computer network. staffers were asked to change their passwords. the "washington post" is reporting that russia is thought to be behind the breach. white house officials are not commenting on that report. along that same vein it may be time to beef up your cyber security at home. nearly half of all californians had their personal data hacked in 2013. attorney general's office says more than 18 million accounts were compromised. one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, as well. there were 167 different breaches in california alone involving retailers, banks, healthcare providers and others this is 2013. that's up 600% from the year before. the feds say at&t has been pulling a fast one on its customers. cate caugiran tells bus smartphone swaddling. >> reporter: the ftc is calling at&t out. >> there is a group of people who use a high amount of data. they have unlimited plans. and at&t has been trying to punish them and now the ftc says there's not okay. >> reporter: the federal
government filed a lawsuit against at&t for throttling or slowing down a customer's internet connection after they use a certain amount of data. >> that's ridiculous! can they do that?! >> reporter: sorry, candy crushers, yes, they can. the ftc says up to 3.5 million of at&t high use customers have their data streams throttled to 60 to 90% leaving some smartphones practically inoperable. so instead of getting a steady video stream on netflix i might see something like this, that dreaded loading symbol. the chairman of the ftc says the issue is simple: unlimited means unlimited. executive editor at cnet says you won't find many unlimited plans anymore. >> there are too many people using too much data and they don't have enough infrastructure to manage this all. >> reporter: at&t denies the claims but did say all wireless companies use some throttling to manage network resources and said its customers were warned
in 2011 they may experience reduced speeds if they reach the top 5% of heaviest data users. >> the larger question is, if i enter into an agreement with at&t and i enter into an agreement in any situation, are they bound by certain agreements like unlimited. >> reporter: a decision left for the courts. the ftc found out at&t knew its customers were upset about it and that at&t told its marketers saying less is more when it comes to selling that unlimited plan. in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> at&t stopped offering a limited data plan in 2010. it is 4:56. the giants suffer a big blowout loss in game 6 of the series last night and now their title fate relies on one big game tonight. we are live with details on a special watch party for the last baseball game of 2014 coming up. >> reporter: and that rocket explosion in virginia is a setback for the space program. and disappointing kids here in the bay area.
game 7 is a gift to the whole world. it's a special gift. >> the world series on the line tonight at kansas city. the giants looking to bounce back after getting hammered by the royals last night. tim hudson is on the mound with baumgarner in relief. >> a river of lava forcing dozens of hawaiians to head for safety. it's moving slowly towards the community for weeks. dozens of homes and businesses will likely be hit. >> some bay area schoolchildren had scientific experiments on board a rocket that exploded on take-off. the unmanned ship was supposed to deliver cargo to the iss but something went wrong after take- off in virginia. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning."
your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> however, everyone. 5:00 is your time. they played last night. >> there was a big game last night. it's do or die. game 7 tonight. the giants and royals battle it out one last time. >> winner-take-all. only fitting it's a strikeout in a game that was so very forgettable because this one was over in a hurry. two innings, it was over! the royals brought home 7 runs in that inning alone. >> it happens. they put the ball in play and did a good job. the best thing about this game is, you know, we get to wash it off. it didn't go our wear. the big inning killed us. >> final score royals 10-0. in tonight's game 7, tim hudson the 39-year-old will take the mound for the good