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hole by her home. >> this is frightening. just the fact that you have a seawall a block and a half away, but closer to home is frightening. >> reporter: the seawall caused a 60-foot hole recently. this time there was no breach in the seawall. what's the chance this could happen again? >> there is a possibility given that. but the thing is, we're pro- active about it. we're on top of it. >> reporter: crews filled the void hours as it opened up as terri watched. >> is it time to move yet? >> no. i love it here. i will not move. [ laughter ] >> reporter: we really have seen the waves pick up here in just the last half-hour. coming up at 6:00 we have seen the damage from the air and ground but tonight at 6:00 we'll hit the water with an expert who shows us and tells us why what city crews are doing are not helping the damage. that story only on kpix 5 coming up at 6:00. live in pacifica, maria medina, kpix 5. we have learned in just the
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past few hours that a third student at santa clara university has meningitis. kpix 5's devin fehely is on the campus where the university is now organize emergency vaccinations to students and employees. devin. >> reporter: students began lining up even before the doors opened at 2:00 this afternoon and the line has been nonstop ever since with students concerned about an outbreak that has sickened three and exposed hundreds. the line outside the center at santa clara university stretched as far as the eye could see as students waited for vaccines. >> everybody is worried about meningitis and about 500 students could have been exposed. so out of 4,000 students on campus, that's a big deal. >> reporter: according to the santa clara department of health, all three patients belong to the same social network, the pi kappa alpha fraternity. two of the patients are so sick
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they are in the hospital. and the fellow students are taking notice. they turned out by the hundreds after the university scrambled to set up a free clinic. >> i have just been a lot more conscientious about sharing drinks and, um, that kind of stuff because i know everyone is aware that it spreads through that close contact. >> reporter: the health department issued preventative antibiotics to more than 200 students who may have been exposed to the potentially deadly disease. they are also urging students to get vaccinated because a commercially available vaccine for this strain of meningitis only became available in the past year. >> there's a relatively new vaccine just fda-approved in 2014 and 2015 that does cover this serogroup and will cover it. >> reporter: the vaccine doesn't work immediately. typically there's two to four weeks before it becomes effective but students say they would rather be safe than
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sorry. at santa clara university, devin fehely, kpix 5. work is under way to demolish what's left of the old bay bridge. here's a live look from chopper 5. ever since the new eastern span opened almost 2.5 years ago, the remains of the original bridge have been sitting there rusting and becoming an eyesore. kpix 5 reporter juliette goodrich shows us what they are doing now to get rid of it. >> reporter: well, it's in motion right now. you know, drive over the new eastern span of the bay bridge and you can see the old portion of the bay bridge. they are dismantling the truss piece by piece. and because the weather is on our side, they are ahead of schedule. out here you take down a bridge. it entails lowering the first 500-foot truss. we are talking 2500 tons of steel, patience and precision key. >> this focuses in on the leveling the actual centering of the super steel truss that's very obvious to the public and
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we are separating it from its foundation. >> reporter: here's what they are doing. this is a set-up version. the truss is actually lowered 25 feet an hour in real time. the weight and feel of each truss to be lowered is equivalent to 2500 tons. it is a slow and methodical operation. the lowering dismantling process is complex but also environmentally friendly. >> when the trusses were erected in 1935, there were hundreds of timber piles that were used in the erection of the truss. however, now we have been environmental stewards so as to not put any of those piles in the bay. >> reporter: now, this project will take some time. the completion of the entire demolition project will take until about 2018. once they lower the bridge, they will put it on a barge and dismantle it over at pier 7 and recycle it. you can watch all of this live in real time on our web page at
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cbssf.com. we'll be back at 6:00 to show you the progress. on yerba buena island, i'm juliette goodrich, kpix 5. the man accused of slashing the throat of a chp officer in san francisco went before a judge today for the first time since tuesday's attack. kpix 5 reporter emily turner was there and tells us the courtroom was packed with chp officers sending a very strong message. emily. >> reporter: that message is they want to make sure that the justice system does its job. they want to see this man get what he deserves. that's what they told me earlier. now, he's attempted the accused suspect -- he is accused of attempted murder. he wasn't in court alone today. all the chp officers we were just talking about you see here in this video crowd the courtroom. there was a big group of them. they say they were there to show their support for their wounded comrade, whose name we now know for the first time. he is a seven-year veteran named andres serenko.
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his throat and arm were slashed. he almost died. he is now in serious but stable condition. it could have been fatal. >> he has been very fortunate that he is doing as well as he is. his condition is stabilized. he is out of what they call critical condition. but he will be at the hospital several more days at least. >> reporter: apparently, he is keeping his spirits high in the. the suspect noel corpuz is in jail on $5 million bail. he is charged with attempted murder and assaulted on a police officer and a laundry list of other charges. his next court date is february 9 for the arraignment. he is a homeless man living here in the city. so coming up at 6:00 we'll explore that and how this case has sparked a much bigger debate. reporting live, emily turner, kpix 5. president obama invites the golden state warriors to the white house. >> why the president says he
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was a little disappointed with the visit. that's coming up. >> reporter: i'm allen martin. it's not just a boy's game anymore. the new nfl rule that will require teams to get more women executives in the front office. that's coming up. >> it is sound check time at the city stage at super bowl city. the band perry is playing tonight for thousands of folks in town for super bowl 50. your forecast, warmer through the weekend and beyond, is coming up. ,,,,,,
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but.. check out the warriors today: they were at the white house with the president... a per winning we're all about football these days in super bowl city. check out the warriors today invited to the white house to meet with the president as part of the nba championship last year. he opened it up by teasing steph curry for not bringing
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his daughter. >> now, let me begin by saying, i was hoping that riley curry would be here today. [ laughter ] >> to share the podium with me. but, um, i guess i'm going to have to get media training some other day. >> the warriors went bearing a gift. they presented the 44th president with a number 44 warriors jersey. >> we're hearing that the oakland raiders may head to mexico city next year to play a game against the houston texans. nfl commissioner roger goodell is expected to make the announcement tomorrow during his super bowl news conference. the 49ers played in mexico back in 2005 and for that game, 100,000 people were in the stands. this is all part of the nfl's push to get more international fans. watch your back next time you go to the atm. the sonoma county sheriff's department is looking for three guys they say have been working together to distract customers and using their phones to
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record their p.i.n. numbers. this is surveillance video from the last time deputies say it happened january 26 in windsor. meanwhile, in vallejo, 19- year-old william davis king is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer yesterday after she walked out of a wells fargo bank and then stealing her money. tonight, he is in custody. she is in the hospital with serious injuries. in san jose, a fire destroyed a home under construction on ellis avenue and flames spread to three other homes. tonight, no word on the cause. one of the most talked about events at the super bowl every year right after the commercials and, of course, the game, coming up, coldplay is in san francisco and gives us a preview of their halftime performance this sunday. >> then a man accused of beating his girlfriend. tonight a judge does him a favor and lets him go to the super bowl. ,,,,,,,,
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the bills hired the first female assistant coach. the raiders had the first female ceo. but it's clear that the league wants more than that. condoleezza rice may have been secretaries of state but was also the daughter of a high school football coach. >> those of us female minorities must say i'm going to break through. >> reporter: 3.3 million girls participate in high school sports. for boys, 4.5 million. >> how do we get more girls to play sports? how do we get them to develop the confidence that we believe is going to make them successful in life? >> reporter: in college, it's gotten better. since title ix passed in 1972, banning gender discrimination, five times as many women are now playing sports. but getting girls to participate in sports when they're young is key. this week, kpix 5 profiled 11- year-old marlo mosley of san jose. a 49ers fan, a wide receiver for her pop warner football
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team and the nfl's play 60 super kid pledging to play every day for 60 minutes and eat healthy. at sunday's super bowl, she will present the game ball moments before kickoff. >> before the game i'm going to get the game ball and hand it off to the ref before super bowl 50. >> are you going to be nervous? >> a little bit because all those people will be watching. >> reporter: no doubt there's a bad image of the nfl because of players convicted of violence against women. today executives stress new policies such as at least one woman must be interviewed for every open executive job. >> the commitment to trust your preparation and keep going to the end is an extremely important part of any endeavour in life. >> reporter: the fastest growing demographic in sports now is women nfl fans and the league knows they're important. couple of other big names attending the summit tomorrow is the second and last day. billie jean king and serena williams.
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live at super bowl city, allen martin, kpix 5. >> we'll have much more on football's growing female fan base coming up in the bottom of the hour on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." today the final day of press interviews before the big game. legendary rapper snoop dogg decided to throw quarterback peyton manning a few questions. >> peyton, snoop dogg from the [ indiscernible ] show. first of all, can i get a 50% discount on papa john's pizzas when i'm in the state of colorado? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> second question, for this big game right here -- [ laughter ] >> well, snoop also asked about the manning dynasty and peyton says that he is pretty glad to have such a knowledgeable support system out there. snoop is in town for several weekend appearances. maybe he will come by super bowl city and we can sit down and talk to him a little. >> he is now a correspondent. >> snoop, you're invited. come on by. stars of the super bowl halftime show are getting ready
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for the performance of their lives. coldplay, beyonce and bruno mars will all perform sunday night here on kpix 5 and today in san francisco, members of colds play offered something of a preview. >> kpix 5 reporter betty yu on the band getting ready to take the biggest stage in the world. betty. >> reporter: ken, they have played all over the world and given hundreds of concerts. but still, chris martin and company say they are feeling the pressure of sunday's performance. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: they have hits and albums with a lot of material but the band says they are admittedly a little stressed and very aware that their 12 minutes on the world's biggest stage will be remembered for a very long time. even though the band is not phone for being flashy and
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don't do dance routines, like katy perry or madonna, they will put on a special show and make it their own. just spoke to each other about what we would like to communicate in the halftime show and we decided we wanted to make it about togetherness and acceptance and you know, the things we really believe in. and then we called the right guests. >> reporter: those guests of course include beyonce and bruno mars both super bowl veterans. so what songs will coldplay perform? he would not reveal the entire set but they have a lot of number ones to choose from like diva, la vita and paradise. now, this british rock group says they were just staggered to be asked to do the super bowl and that they are, quote, working their butts off. but, will they be watching the game? one of the band members johnnie said today, quotes, he knows almost absolutely nothing about football.
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at super bowl city, betty yu, kpix 5. late night funny man stephen colbert is getting ready for his prime time show sunday night after the big game. on "cbs this morning," colbert gave us a preview of his "a" list line-up. >> we have [ overlapping speakers ] will ferrell and surprise guests. we'll have our review. we'll have jokes written during the super bowl about the super bowl. >> you have megyn kelly too. >> megyn kelly very excited. >> i think that's good. >> the only person on the planet who scares donald trump. fantastic. trump repellent. >> and you can catch "the late show" with stephen colbert sunday night right after the super bowl right here on kpix 5. want to check in with paul deanno who ordered up a fantastic weather forecast for the end of the week. paul, nice going. >> i'll tell you what if 60s aren't warm enough we'll do better than that coming up on
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sunday. we are live at the city stage. let me show you the folks lining up more than two hours before the headliners take the stage. they are the band perry one of the better more popular country bands out there. kimberly reed and neil perry, three siblings with three number one songs. and one number one album they are taking the city stage presented by levi's at 7:30 tonight. we'll show it to you on our "countdown to gold" special coming up. today milder than yesterday, chilly now that we are losing the sunlight. we have been talking about the damage in pacifica. that high surf advisory expires tomorrow morning but surf will be above average. we have hundreds of thousands of visitors who may be heading to the beach because it's a beautiful sight. never put your back to the beach because we have a high risk of sneaker waves as well as 12 to 15-foot seas into and through the weekend. kpix 5 hi-def doppler radar will be dry this evening, dry tomorrow. as a matter of fact dry for the next seven days.
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this is a very dry midwinter pattern. it's also going to be quite warm. tonight it's going to be chilly and watch out for some isolated fog in the north bay and east bay valleys. overnight lows tonight will drop down to the 30s. santa rosa 39. concord 39. san jose 42 degrees. super bowl city tomorrow heading closer to the big game. partly cloudy skies. a couple of degrees warmer. we'll make it to the low 60s in san francisco. mid-60s tomorrow in the south bay open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow evening. there's a big ridge of high pressure which will be centered by sunday afternoon by the start of super bowl 50, that ridge parking itself over the south bay. what that ridge will do, it's going to take the storm track and send it way up to the north and give us near record warmth coming up on saturday. you might be hearing a sound check behind us. they are getting ready for the band. partly cloudy overnight tonight. patchy valley fog. milder weather coming up on friday with sun and clouds. and a warming trend will continue with several degrees every day right into and
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through the weekend. highs tomorrow, fremont 63. napa, 63. concord 61. san francisco 61. san jose 65 degrees. your extended forecast look at 70 degrees on saturday. inland mid-70s. sunday, monday and tuesday, well into the 60s near the bay through the weekend, and record highs are possible sunday, monday and tuesday. san jose's record high on super bowl sunday, 73 degrees. guys, we are going to be close because we're forecasting a high of 71 degrees for the kickoff of super bowl 50 at levi's stadium in santa clara. we are back out here live. this is the sue bierman playground. this is a great spot for anybody to visit any day of the week but now we have some panthers fans, we have some broncos fans and their kids enjoying a fantastic thursday evening outside. it's very comfortable. it's going to get chilly tonight but, guys, 70s for super bowl weekend. we'll be warmer here than miami, florida. we'll be warmer here than miami, florida coming up this weekend. that's tough to pull off the first week of february.
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>> that's hard work by paul. >> way to g paul. well done. be sure to stay tuned for our "countdown to gold" special tonight live from right here in sens restaurant in super bowl city "city." i like that. tonight at 7:00 join us. we'll introduce you to members of a very elite club people who have been to every, single super bowl for 50 years. that's coming up tonight at 7 right here on kpix 5 followed by the "big bang theory" at 8:00. >> i'm liza battalones in the kpix 5 traffic center. long delays leaving san francisco by way of 101. south 101 jammed from beyond 380 approaching millbrae avenue emergency roadwork as the two right lanes are shut down. east 80 out of the city not bad a smooth drive towards the lower deck. eastbound 80 through berkeley that's going to be jam-packed. we'll be right back. ,,,,
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in raids this week in san francisco... agents seized n-f-l merchandise including jerseys, hats and cellphone accessories. 1:25 "we know that this mon often ends up either dir indirectly throug feds cracking down on super bowl counterfeiters. agents confiscated all kinds of super bowl counterfeit merchandise. >> often this money ends up either directly or ultimately indirectly to distributors into the hands of people engaged in activity that intends to do harm to the united states based on terrorist activity. >> over the last year investigators have seized $39 million in fake super bowl merchandise and made over 405 rests. domestic violence charges will not keep the son of the denver broncos owner from attending super bowl 50. a judge has granted the request to travel to the bay area this week. the 30-year-old was arrested last year after a fight with his girlfriend. he goes to trial in april.
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the world has lost a musical icon tonight. the founder of earth wind and fire has died. family members say maurice white passed away yesterday in los angeles. he died peacefully at his home after suffering from parkinson's disease. earth, wind and fire sold more than 90 million albums. white was 74. it's one of the largest unclaimed lottos ever. about half ago a deadline expired for the holder of a $63 million lotto ticket to come forward. yesterday, a man sued the california lottery claiming he is the rightful winner. he says his ticket was damaged but lotto officials say not true. the millions go to the state's education fund. we're back from super bowl city after a quick break. stay with us. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a new perspective on our crumbling coastline. how the view from sea level... is new at 6:00 tonight, a new perspective on our crumbling coastline. how the view from sea level is exposing even more problems. protecting players from youth leagues to the pros, experts weigh in on the changes needed to prevent serious football injuries. plus, repairing the rough roads leading to levi's stadium. those stories and more coming up tonight at 6:00. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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>> pelley: a new health geergency has been declared in another big florida county, as concern grows that the zika virus can now be spread through blood transfusions. also tonight, trump looking for a new hampshire comeback. >> it's called crunch time, right? pelley: the smirk that irked members of congress. >> i know you're smiling, but i'm very serious, sir. >> pelley: and a sunday kind of love between women and the nfl. >> there's just something about football. it always keeps you on your toes. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. today a health emergency was declared in a fifth florida county because of zika virus, is

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