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three men gunned down at a popular bay area tourist spot. the shooter on the loose tonight. i'm brian hackney. >> good evening. i'm juliette goodrich. police discovered the bloody scene around 2:00 this morning at san francisco's twin peaks lookout. they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds, two have died. kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez is live with the latest on the search for the shooter. >> twin peaks an international landmark which makes it all the more shocking at someone came here this morning. shot three men and wild two of them. >> reporter: valentine's night on twin peaks, a gorgeous overlook of the city but it got ugly overnight. >> we're just trying to see the view and it's valentines weekend. it's so unfortunate. >> reporter: a gunman opened fire. two men were killed.
an 18-year-old was also shot. >> any time we have a violent attack like this we want to make sure we quickly apprehend whoever did it. >> this is not the first incident up there. there was a robbery as well. >> we've had auto break-ins, some violent crime but mostly auto break-ins. we don't have enough police officers. we need more police. >> just really tragic. really makes you appreciate moments like this, people you love, and try to enjoy the evening as much as we can. >> police are not elaborating. the gunman is still out there. reporting live, joe vazquez, kpix 5. new video tonight of a fire that tore through a victorian in san francisco. it left more than a dozen people without a place to live. now we're learning some of the
victims lost everything. kpix 5's maria medina is live in san francisco with the story. >> the good news is everyone got out okay. but certainly a lot of scary moments. one victim told me his neighbors had no idea their home was on fire until he told them to get out. >> you could hear the building next door burning. i could see the fire outside my window. >> reporter: without warning, shern kyer's life changed forever. >> i was in my room and i heard glass breaking. i heard glass break again so i went to my window and i could see the reflection of flames. >> reporter: by the time he saw the flames next door, it was too late. the fire quickly spread to the home he shares with several others with no time to grab anything. >> basically lost it all, essentially everything that i had is there gone in the house. >> reporter: the iconic san francisco victorian homes are attached to each other. he said their home was especially unique. >> the house we loved in was one
of the last communal living spaces in san francisco. >> the house mates, all strangers when they first moved in on fulton street. now a family helping one another at a time when they need each other the most. >> it's unfortunate our house was a hub for creativity and essentially that's gone so we'll figure that out later. >> it could be much worse. >> and there was one injury. an 11-year-old who had cut his foot. the fire is still under investigation. live in san francisco, maria medina, kpix 5. new tonight, the happiest day of a couple's life turned in to a nightmare when the father of the bride vanished after his daughter's wedding. he went for a walk during the reception yesterday in walnut grove near sacramento, but when the family was ready to head back to the bay area, he was gone. family members suspect something wasn't right. >> it sounded like he was a little different and wanted to
go back to india. >> the last few days he's been a little bit -- i'm not sure what the reason, but he's not doing well. >> rescue crews are focusing their search on the canal surrounding the wedding venue. we're told he works in san jose. an east bay driver has an unusual story to share after someone shot an arrow at his truck with a crossbow. it happened wednesday in fremont. the man was driving on milmont drive. he heard something on his pickup. he saw an arrow sticking on the side. police don't have any suspects or witnesses. two people are dead following a fiery crash in bodega bay overnight. the chp says the car veered off the road and slammed in to a tree. the man and woman inside died. investigators say it's too early to tell what caused the crash. and in oakland a drurfb is dead after barreling -- a driver is dead after barreling in to a parked semi trailer just before
1:00 this morning. the driver was taken to the hospital and expected to survive. police say the truck was headed southbound on 57th avenue when it crashed. no word on a cause. the death of supreme court justice scalia is creating political turmoil. the future of the high court is unclear because his replacement would become the swing vote. jan crawford says the stakes are high. >> reporter: he was a giant in the law. known for his sharp intellect and often sharp tongue, justice scalia's decisions influenced a generation. his death with have an immediate impact on the court, which will now be divided 4-4 among ideological lines. >> these are responsibilities that i take seriously, as should everyone. they're bigger than any one party. they're about our democracy. >> reporter: but with so much
at stake, republicans already were vowing to block any nominee. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president. paul clement, clerk for scalia, and has argued 80 cases before the court. >> he thought based on his methodology that there were right and wrong answers. as a result, if he thought the court was taking a wrong turn, he was going to tell them that. >> reporter: in 2008 scalia said he couldn't imagine doing anything else. >> when i first came on the court, i thought i would for sure get off as soon as i could, which would have been when i turned 65. because justices retire at full salary. so there's no reason not to leave and go off and do something else. but i cannot -- what happened is simply i cannot think of what i would do. i can't think of any other job i
would find as interesting and as satisfying. >> that was jan crawford reporting. justice scalia's death may have an impact on upcoming cases. they need to rule on affirmative action, the president's plan to defer deportation for undocumented immigrants, and to decide if the california's teachers association can force all teachers to pay dues. following campaign 2016, senator marco rubio came out on top after last night's republican debate. cbs reporter craig boswell explains how the victory came at a very critical time. >> reporter: florida republican senator marco rubio was out looking for votes sunday in south carolina. >> if you nominate me, we are going to unify and grow this party, but we're also going to unify our country. >> reporter: rubio is riding a wave after saturday night's debate. 32% of republicans and independents in a cbs news poll declared him the winner. >> i thought rubio did a very nice job. >> reporter: donald trump finished second in the poll.
the billionaire businessman clashed with rubio and senator ted cruz. >> right now today as a candidate, he supports federal taxpayer funding for planned parenthood. i disagree with him on that. that's a matters of principle. >> you probably are worse than jeb bush. >> reporter: for the democrats, bernie sanders made the rounds on the sunday morning news programs while hillary clinton campaigned in nevada. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. dozens of people are safe tonight after getting stuck on a ski tram. it stopped 40 feet above the ground in new hampshire. some of the passengers snapped pictures as they waited to be rescues. crews eventually used a cable to lower all 48 passengers to the ground one by one. officials say a brake problem caused the tram to get stuck. record low temperatures are icing over the east coast and the cold snap is not over yet. >> reporter: the last time it was this cold on this day in
manhattan, the 57-story woolworth building was the world's tallest skyscraper. the year was 1916. >> what does it actually feel like? >> feels like, i don't know, hell, i guess. >> reporter: 100 years later, these tourists are experiencing bone-chilling weather for the first time. they're from miami. >> it's worth it. to see the statue, see new york. >> reporter: in boston, the orange line took on a new meaning. transportation workers used fire, a centuries-old trick to protect frozen rails from breaking. in nearby somerville, devon regan threw a pot of water in to the air. the coldest temperature was in watertown, new york, at minus 37. record lows were also sent in montpelier, vermont, hartford, connecticut and albany, new
york. mayor de blasio cautioned everyone to stay inside. >> the cold weather alert that we have in place will continue this afternoon until 8 a.m. tomorrow. >> reporter: on this valentine's day, love conquers cold. >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. >> reporter: in times square, there were surprise proposals, weddings, and vow renewal ceremonies, warming hearts in the bitter cold. >> if this isn't love, i don't know what is. to get married in 1-degree weather, it's crazy. >> this fountain here at bryant park may not be frozen for long. tuesday temperatures are expected to reach the 50s. jericka duncan, cbs news new york. here's a look at what's happening in chicago. huge ice chunks are turning lake michigan in to a mosaic. look at the sea smoke forming.
it's what happens when cold air rolls over the warmer waters. a 5.8 magnitude quake struck the town of christchurch. here's chopper footage of the cliff side that collapsed in the shaking. these pictures show the moment when huge chunks of sea wall toppled in to the ocean. and on the mainland, cars wobbled and structures creaked as the rattled neighborhoods. nobody was hurt. a valentine's day tradition was back in full swing, or full pillow fight tonight. feathers were flying. hundreds of people flooded justin herman plaza to join the battle. exactly why were they fighting? joe vazquez ventured to find out. >> why are we doing this? >> it's fun. >> why are we doing this? >> because isfun and everyone -- because it's fun and everyone is coming together, man. >> oh, okay. so it's all about the fun and love. but hey, you know what?
this event also ruffles some feathers. >> there they are, cleaning it up. it cost the city about $5,000 to clean it up and one of the big beefs about this is there's such a mess left behind, people were trying to clean it up but most will be left up to the city. 25,000 people in california got their valentine's day started with a run. the l.a. marathon took runners to dodger stadium. there was a big marathon and that's how folks down south got their valentine's day underway. the l.a. marathon had runners going from chavez ravine to the sea ending near the famous santa monica pier. the temperature was 90 degrees by noon, sending dozens to the hospital last year. it was a little milder this
year. thatali aw --natalia was the women's winner. the grammys are tomorrow on kpix 5. this year there's a new tech feature on the trophy. each is outfitted with a grammy cam which will capture video from the winner's circle. >> when the grammy award is given to an artist, you will literally be in the hands of your favorite artist. you'll see their point of view and their perspective. >> four-time nominee alabama shakes was rehearsing for their grammy performance this weekend. the brand joins a diverse lineup of performers from across musical genres but host ll cool j says the closing act is still top secret. and the stars were out tonight in los angeles. clyde davis hosted his annual pre-grammy gala. the place was filled with musicians and actors. the highlight is usually the performances which have been
known to feature some of the biggest names in music. those lucky enough to attend the grammys will hear adele, kendrick lamar perform tonight. the woman supervising the house sound mix, a bay area nominee who has blazed some trails of his own. kpix 5's betty yu has more. >> the curtain goes up and you hold your breath and three and a half hours later you wonder how it all ever came together. it always sounds fantastic. >> reporter: her name is leslie ann jones. she's not only nominated for a grammy, she's working the show. >> i work on the live show. i supervise the sound mix at staples. >> reporter: from bonnie ray to herby hancock, the sound engineer has mic'ed, mixed, and mastered some of the best in the biz. as a child she was surrounded by music. her father was band leader spike jones. her mother was the singer, helen greco. >> we were exposed to all different types of music when i
was growing up. >> reporter: in 1978 jones landed a gig at the top recording studio in san francisco. she was a woman working in a field long dominated by men. >> they'd come in and say where's the engineer? i'd say i am the engineer. and they would just sort of look at me and it took about a half hour of getting a good drum sound for them to finally realize everything was okay. >> reporter: today she's the director of music, recording, and scoring at skywalker sound in marin county. from recording a classical pianist to a punk rock orchestra, she oversees it all. if jones wins the grammy, it will be her fourth, and it may be the sweetest. >> this one in particular would be very special. >> reporter: the nomination is for "ask your momma." a recording that features a little known poem by langston hughes.
before it was recorded at skywalker sound, it was performed live at carnegie hall and the apollo. and jones co-produced it. >> i don't often get to be involved in a project from the very genesis of it and see it through its growth. >> reporter: jones doesn't like to think about the past that she's blazed. >> it was what i wand to -- what i wanted to do. >> reporter: she just wants to leave one that's easier for girls to follow. >> what an assignment betty has. she'll be in los angeles to bring us exclusive grammy reports tomorrow. we'll have a special edition of kpix 5 news at 3:30. that will be followed by the red carpet preview at 4:00. and the grammys live at 5:00. all happens here on kpix 5. some may think it's corny, others say it's romantic. regardless, there are a handful of lucky valentine's day newlyweds in the bay area tonight. kpix 5's john ramos was there as they tied the knot. >> reporter: most sundays the san mateo county recorders
office sits empty because, well, you know, rules are rules. but this wasn't just any sunday. >> it's the day that we celebrate love and romance. what could be better than that? >> reporter: whenever valentine's day falls on a weekend, a bunch of softies at the clerk's office volunteer to come in on their day off to help others tie the knot. couple after couple marched down the narrow hallway to the county's wedding chapel. david ochoa married his sweetheart on valentine's day because he thought it would be perfect timing. >> are you one of those romantic guys who likes this kind of thing? >> no. [ laughter ] >> reporter: he's no fool either. >> it's an easy date to remember. like david said, it's a two for one deal. get a valentine's day and anniversary gift at one time. [ laughter ] >> reporter: whatever their reasons, 10 couples united on
this day opting for a simple surveillance ceremony complete with dvd recording. but you could see the feelings still ran deep. even though this place is supposed to be closed on sundays -- >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. congratulations. >> reporter: i am proud to report that on this sunday, love broke all the rules. in redwood city, john ramos, kpix 5. big crowd in san jose today for a new year's celebration. this is the annual pet festival to mark the vietnamese new year. it falls on the same day as the lunar new year. today's celebration featured colorful events and traditional vietnamese food. it celebrates the nature of culture, living and the dead. it consists of many rituals and customs and the celebration can last up to 30 days. it was perfect weather for tulip mania at pier 39.
tulip mania runs through next sunday. our kpix 5 hi-def doppler is at the tallest point. the sun sinks slowly in to the west, capping the end of a beautiful day in the bay area. rain on the way too by midweek. you can see the clouds on the edge of a stream winding over the pacific northwest. all we're getting is the high clouds and we had plenty around the bay area and plenty warm temperatures as well. set a record at napa. 77 at fairfield and 77 at oakland. rainfall is a percentage of average. we're below average in the bay area despite the fact it's a robust el nino year. el nino is doing nicely in the equatorial pacific. we're just not getting any rain from it. 56 at livermore.
a little bit of a chilly night. windy too. these bright colors show you the winds over the next 12 hours. the brighter colors go away except in the santa cruz mountains. looks like a fairly calm day tomorrow. high pressure abeam. the big sur shoreline means we've got sunny skies and warmer weather for tomorrow. futurecast, by 5:00 tomorrow night clear skies over the bay area. by later on the day tuesday, watch. high clouds sweep over the bay by tomorrow night and then not just clouds but rain by wednesday afternoon. we're going to be looking for the next dose of rain coming in to the bay area later on wednesday. tomorrow is warm. as we sum it all up, we're going to be near record highs for monday. rain returns late wednesday, lingers in to thursday and the way it looks right now, we'll dry it up by next wednesday. heading out of the bay area, high and dry and warm in the central valley. overnight lows tonight, mostly in the low to mid 50s. you can set your watch, sun up
at 7:00 tomorrow morning. for the forecast tomorrow we're well above average. mid 70s for the south bay. mid 70s for the east bay as well. high clouds from time to time drifting overhead. pretty good beach weather for this president's day. by ukiah, 80 degrees. wow. president's day tomorrow. sunny and warm. the extended forecast is calling for things to stay warm on tuesday before rain, chance of rain moves in to the bay area late on wednesday. we dry it up by the weekend. in terms of what's ahead for us -- still ahead, pope francis on his way to mexico. but he still made time for some of his littlest admirers. >> bottom of the hour, game day. how much love did kobe bryant get in his final nba all star game? winner of the pebble beach pro am can buy a lot of red roses. dennis o'donnell was with the champion. wait till you hear what jim
his itinerary included an and an it was another whirlwind day for pope francis in mexico. >> his itinerary included an outdoor mass and unforgettable visit to a children's hospital. reporter adriana diaz has the story. >> reporter: pope francis visited a children's hospital in mexico city where he gave a sick boy medicine. displaying his affection for the young, he asked the children to pray for him. a young girl serenaded the pope
with a rendition of "ave maria." mexico city has been pope francis's hub since he arrived. from here he's taking daily trips across the country. the father traveled to one of the city's poorest and most violent suburbs. there he celebrated an outdoor mass, the largest event on his six-day historic visit. in his homily, the pope urged mexicans to build a society with equal opportunity for all. an estimated 2 million people lined his motorcade route, many waving vatican flags and balloons. >> amazing, amazing. >> why did you like him? >> [ speaking spanish ] >> you liked his white car. >> reporter: tomorrow pope
box office this weekend. the superhero movie based on a marvel comic made 135-milli dead pool crushed all rivals at the box office this weekend. the superhero movie based on a marvel comic made $135 million in its opening weekend. >> kung fu panda 3 was a distant second, raking in close to $20 million. how to be single, zoolander 2, and the revenant round out the top five. >> now that we know that, we'll be right back. ,, hey pal? you ready? can you pick me up at 6:30? ah... (boy) i'm here! i'm here! (cop) too late. i was gone for five minutes! ugh! move it. you're killing me. you know what, dad? i'm good. (dad) it may be quite a while before he's ready,