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supreme court justice anton the polictical a colossal showdown in washington after the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. the political battle for his replacement and how it's now part of the race for president. good evening, i'm juliette goodrich. >> and i'm brian hackney. battle lines are already being drawn over replacing the supreme court justice and it's promising to be a nasty fight. the big question is, will there be an appointment before the election? the replacement for justice scalia will shift the balance of power. republicans quickly came out and said the president should not nominate someone during his
final year in office. democrats are firing back, accusing republicans of playing politics in an election year. >> reporter: early sunday morning the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia arrived in an el paso funeral home. president obama paid tribute to the longest serving member of the court. >> he'll no doubt be remembered as one of the most consequential judges and thinkers to serve on the supreme court. >> reporter: scalia was often seen as the keystone of the conservative five-justice majority on the high court which frequently split with the four more liberal justices. president obama said he'd nominate a replacement, setting up an epic battle with republicans on the direction of the court. >> there's a long tradition that you don't do this in an election year. >> he can nominate someone. the senate is not moving forward until after the election. >> mitch mcconnell vowed to block any obama appointment to the supreme court until a new
president is voted in to office. democrats lashed out. >> it's totally out of step with our history and our constitutional principles. >> it's beyond my comprehension and it just speaks to the unbelievable level and unprecedented level of republican obstructionism against obama from day one. >> reporter: funeral arrangements for scalia have not yet been announced. >> justice scalia is believed to have died from natural causes. president obama has ordered the flags at all federal buildings and military bases remain at half staff until justice scalia's burial. justice scalia's death may have an impact on several big cases pending before the supreme court. the justices need to rule on states' rights to restrict abortion. there's also another case on affirmative action. the president's plan to defer deportation for undocumented immigrants and the california
teacher's association right to force all teachers to pay dues. >> there are important cases that need to be heard that are not going to be determined if we do not have a ninth member of the supreme court. >> if the vote is 4-4 the opinion of the lower court would stand. we're learning more details in the case of a murdered man in san leandro. he was a church bishop for a congregation in menlo park. he was stabbed to death in his own home, allegedly at the hands of his own son. a neighbor called police friday morning saying they heard him screaming that he didn't want to die. the congregation at his church gathered for service today, two days after the murder. mark kelly spoke with people who will never forget their bishop. >> he was a very nice person. >> reporter: india said she was saddened to hear bishop bostick, a church leader and neighbor she talked with from time to time was stabbed to death multiple
times in his own apartment. >> he asked how we're doing and just had a regular conversation. he's very nice guy. >> reporter: police say friday morning a neighbor in the san leandro complex called 911 and reported hearing a struggle coming from this lower level unit, unit 3. as well as a male voice saying your dad is bleeding. i don't want to die. >> everybody is just in shock. >> reporter: when police arrived at the complex they say they found isaiah bostick, the victim's son, inside the apartment with blood on his hands and clothes. police arrested the 21-year-old for allegedly murdering his own father. >> very happy with his kids. i don't understand exactly what happened. >> reporter: police have not put out a motive just yet but this man of the clock will certainly be missed. in san leandro, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> isaiah bostick is being held at santa rita jail in dublin. his arraignment is wednesday. a driver is okay after his
truck was hit by an arrow fired from a crossbow. it happened on wednesday afternoon in fremont. the man was driving along millmont drive when he heard a thud. he got out and saw the arrow sticking out of the truck. police say they don't have any suspects or witnesses. other bay area headlines now, two people died in a fiery crash in bodega bay. the car appears to have been traveling at a high rate of speed when it slammed in to a tree and burst in to flames. this happened at 1:00 this morning on highway 1 near duran beach road. and the driver of this car was killed when it got wedged under the back of a truck. the passenger is hospitalized. the crash happened on international boulevard in oakland after 1:00 this morning. police don't know how it happened and they're checking to see if excessive speed was a factor. some people in the bay area may have felt a little bit of a shake, at least if you were in the east bay. a small earthquake, magnitude 2.8, centered in concord, struck
about 800 of them to be exa. one high school senior decid to give big this valen there are some lucky girls in northern utah tonight, about 800 of them to be exact. one high school senior decided to give every girl in school a flower. impressive, right? especially when you consider it cost the student nearly $500 to pull it off. >> i brought it home and my mom's like who gave you that? hayden. >> i want to make as many people happy as possible. i don't think a girl should be left out on valentine's day. >> you'd think it would be easy for hayden to get a date this valentine's day. but no need, he said he has a girlfriend and apparently she's proud of what her boyfriend has done. [ laughter ] tomorrow is music's night to shine with the 58th annual grammy awards. among the bay area artist nominated is an audio
engineering legend. betty yu has the story. >> reporter: keith johnson is a true audio geek. he loves recording sound. >> it's a magnificent experience. >> reporter: ever since he was a kid, johnson made his own so help -- johnson made his own audio gear. >> people weren't measuring the right things when they were designing equipment. >> reporter: the high end audio community calls him the professor. recently he received a huge box from the estate of steve jobs. inside some high end audio equipment that johnson recognized. he didn't own them. >> but i designed them. >> reporter: johnson has an uncanny ability to understand how we hear music. >> when you get in to music, you've got this amazing network of stuff going on in the brain and man, i tell you right now, it's one of those things you really want to protect. >> the professor holds countless patents. now he may get to hold another grammy. the professor is up for his
second grammy award. this time with his son sean for best engineered album, classical. the pieces from symphony number 3 -- >> i got pretty close to what i was hoping for with it. it maybe goes a little bit in to the cutting edge of music and the more seriousness of music, the meditative, etherial style of listening and experiencing. it's a justification of what i'm trying to do. that's a very satisfying thing. >> reporter: and equally satisfying for those who get to hear it. >> this is a serious volume control. >> reporter: the professor hopes to keep recording for years to come. betty yu, kpix 5. >> how cool. not only can you still buy analogue recordings but the professor and his friends came up with a way to warm up digital music so cds sound a little bit better. betty yu will be live for us on the red carpet beginning with our special newscast before the
grammys tomorrow at 3:30. she'll have a wrap-up tomorrow night at midnight. you can see the grammys live on channel 5. the show hosted by ll cool j begins at 5:00 tomorrow. if you can't see it then, we've got a special encore presentation beginning at 8:30. pope francis speaks to hundreds of thousands in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in mexico. his strong message condemning violence. >> the heat is on in the bay area with record highs. pope francis is in the midd,
middle of a six-day trip through mexico. today he held an open air mass in one of mexico city's most violate suburbs. adriana diaz talked to some who could barely contain their excitement. >> reporter: more than 300,000 gathered to watch pope francis hold sunday mass in likely the biggest event in mexico. the holy father circled over aztec ruins before landing 20 miles outside mexico city. lopez was moved by his presence. he gives us so much love, she said. he radiates love. we love that he's so simple, so humble. on his way to mass, an estimated 2 million people greeted pope francis with yellow and white balloons. the colors of the vatican flag. the pope francis specifically chose to visit this poor suburb, notorious for deadly violence, drug trafficking and kidnapping. many of those who couldn't get in to the mass lined up for their chance to see him.
>> amazing. amazing. >> why did you like him? >> [ speaking spanish ] >> you liked his white car? >> s i. >> reporter: in his homily he warned the faithful not to have dialogue with the devil because he always wins. he said only the power of the word of god can defeat him. in the days ahead, the pope visits the country's southern border and its northern border with the u.s. adriana diaz, cbs news mexico. in other news, there was a lot of temperatures we're dealing with and enjoying sunshine. while we enjoy some sunshine, warm temperatures here in the bay area. extreme cold is blasting the east. take a look at this. this is in new york city's bryant park.
the fountain has frozen over. they're used to cold weather but nothing like this. wind gusts dipped temperatures to 20 degrees below zero. even being outside for a couple minutes will chill you to the bone. the mayor issued a warning for residents. >> over the last couple days some of the coldest temperatures we've seen in new york city in the last 20 years. >> according to the mayor, because of efforts from first responders, there have been no deaths reported because of the cold. meanwhile, out here we've got near record highs for the bay area. a windy night for parts of the bay. first we'll begin with a quiz. where do you suppose we're shooting this live shot from? have a look. can't tell because we're on the flags. could we pan back up to the flags? they were blowing a moment ago. come on. a little puff of reveal would reveal those flags are saying pier 39. we'll have a little puff of wind tonight around the bay area but we've got high clouds as well. as we look live, concord, 74
degrees. in oakland, 66. san francisco, 63 degrees. tomorrow morning a little bit of a bite in the air. it will become sunny after a little patchy fog, afternoon highs warmer than they were today. we'll be in record territory around the bay in the mid to upper 70s. look at these wind gusts, bright red colors, stronger winds. from tonight through tomorrow morning, there's still fairly strong winds especially up top along skyline and the hayward falls. mountains lifted up there. as the day goes on, things ease up. it will be warm as the high pressure continues to be parked just off the big sur coastline. on the futurecast, here's tomorrow at noon. a few high clouds offshore but not much. through tuesday, clear. look what's happening at the top
of your screen. a few high clouds drifting in and that's a harbinger of what's happening on wednesday. by wednesday afternoon, it looks like we're going to begin to get wet. around the bay area, not a huge rain maker. that's when we expect things to begin to rain a little bit. near record highs tomorrow. rain will return late wednesday for much of the bay area. then by next weekend we'll dry out again. if you're heading out to the bay for tomorrow, looks nice. 76 for sacramento. all the way up to 81 degrees in mid-february for redding. 73 at fresno. overnight lows tonight, mid 50s will do it for the most part. you can set your watch for the sunrise tomorrow morning. 7 a.m. high temperatures tomorrow, 74 in the city. 76 in concord. 79 for oakland. south bay tomorrow, mid to upper 70s. even warmer at cupertino. over in the east bay, plenty of sun. mid 70s should do it. a few upper 70s as well. north bay will be warm too with 76 in petaluma and 78 degrees
for santa rosa and up by ukiah, the numbers will nudge 80 degrees. it will continue that way. tuesday, a little bit cooler. not until wednesday when we expect things to warm up. for president's day, sunny and warm for the bay area. most temperatures will be in the 70s. in the extended forecast, dry and warm. monday and tuesday, increasing clouds will lead to a chance of showers by wednesday afternoon and evening. maybe a few lingering showers on thursday too. by the weekend the indications are, although there are some models struggling with each other about what's going to happen next, it does look like it will be dry for saturday and sunday. as for what's happening next in sports, look who's back. here's vern glenn. >> sports is knocking on the door with the best show today not named the nba all star game. a lot of valentines love. the best of the best with a golf club in their hands. golf up top... ...he may be ranked 447th in the world, a fella named ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
we're getting an update from vern what he did for his wife for valentine's day. >> waiting for her to come back. she's in phoenix right now. >> 24 hours. >> i've got a little more time to prepare. [ laughter ] >> did you come up to the crosby? >> just missed the crosby. just swinging to the national pro am. now it's just at&t pro am. as we segway to golf.
he may be ranked 447th in the world but a fellow named vaughn taylor is on top today in the oasis of paradise. what a picturesque shot. phil mickelson, coleader at this point. his approach shot. gave him the outright lead. but not for long, phil. got a birdie here and retied mickelson atop the board. then there's vaughn taylor. pulled within a shot of the lead at 11. mickelson missed the par putt here. third bogey of the day. opened the door for blitz to take over. taylor, good short game. the qualifier cozied up to within 8 feet. he birdied this hole, tied for
the lead. next hole for taylor, here's the aforementioned fourth straight birdie. now he grabbed the lead. 7 under 65. the clubhouse leader by two shots. 17, mickelson. he went right after him. clutch birdie putt here. pulled within a shot of taylor with the par 5, 18th coming up. can barely watch as mickelson needed this 5-footer to tie. no. the lip out gave taylor the win. his first in 11 years. $1.2 billion valentine's day winner share. >> so taylor edges mickelson by a shot. we'll now go to a man just off the 18th green who was there. dennis o'donnell. >> yeah, thank you, vern. vaughn taylor began this week as
an alternate. didn't know he was going to be playing in the tournament. he ends upbeating phil mickelson in dramatic fashion. >> biggest win of your career? >> yes, definitely. no doubt. i was first off at the deadline and standing here right now, i can't believe it. this place has been good to me. >> my husband, last year he got to play in 12 pga tour events. this is the guy who was on a ryder cup team at one point. he made 11-12 cuts. we missed condition by .53%. that's pretty hard to swallow. >> this was so much fun for me to get back in the thick of it, to make a couple clutch putts on 16 and 17. it never crossed my mind that the one on 18 wouldn't go in, but it just tells me i've got a little bit more work to do. >> 1.2 today, nice to swallow. >> i'm not worried about the money. it was points to that point and he missed it. he was planning on playing webb
this whole year and year trying to have a second child. this will make it a lot easier. >> great story for the entire taylor family as he wins here at pebble beach. we'll be on the game day tonight with a lot more coverage from the at&t pro am. reporting from monterey, dennis o'donnell, kpix 5 sports. >> hey, $1.2 million, that's a valentine's day gift. baseball, spring training, as and giants pitchers and catchers report in just three days. footnote here. san francisco landed two of the biggest free agent pitchers in johnny cueto and samardzija here. along with madison bumgarner gives the giants on paper one of the best 1-2-3 rotations in baseball. shortstop brandon crawford is all in. >> we like it. we definitely picked up some depth for our whole roster. and our pitching staff, we got two of probably the top five free agents in the class this
offseason. to be able to add another number one pitcher and then probably on most teams would be a really good number two pitcher. on our team he's going to be a number three and samardzija. then we have peavey and cane at the back end of the rotation. that's a pretty impressive staff. let's get you some coach lindsey gottlieb home standing, team at full strength in pink against arizona. strong inside game, scored a game high 24. bears won it 75-56. just the third pac 12 win. stanford win will be under the lights tonight and that will be against arizona state at the top. >> i just wanted to keep hearing from vaughn taylor's wife. is she on game day? >> [ laughter ] it's not about the money. >> it's not about the money. >> she was interesting. get her on game day. all about a walk in the park. >> happy valentine's day. see you at 6:30.
>> glor: new details on the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia, and the succession battle already underway to replace him. s onas one of the most watched and most aggressive presidential debates yet. in a new cbs news poll, voters pick the winner. >> my mom is the strongest woman i know. it's not about my family or his ramily. >> the northeast tries to shake a deep freeze as record-breaking temperatures approach 40 below in spots. and oklahoma's earthquake outbreak. >> it kind of rattled, rattled, ratled and got stronger. >> glor: how officials may try to stop the shaking. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the cbs evening news. >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor and this is a western edition of our broadcast. flags are at half-staff across