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the morning rush is about to start... ting the roads good morning. it is wednesday, july 26. i'm anne makovec. kenny and michelle are off today. let's start with a live look outside. the morning rush is about to start. on the left side of your screen there, you're looking at a roof cam pointing towards the bay bridge. and on the right, 880 in oakland traffic moving relatively smoothly at this point. and roberta says that we are on the cusp of another warming trend. >> again, this one isn't going to get too far out of control but it's going to be several days with temperatures above average. >> so another hot weekend. [ laughter ] >> you think about when it's hot on the weekend you don't get that free air-conditioning at work. >> true. >> mostly cloudy skies over sfo. so far no reports of any local airport delays. 50s, 60s out the door this morning. it's clear in livermore 58. san jose with overcast skies. we have a deck of clouds.
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a few things for you to remember today. slightly warmer, but seasonal bay and coastside. temperatures begin to spike upward on thursday. and then staying above average friday well into next week. we should be 67 in san francisco this time of year. 87 average in santa rosa. but then we begin to get above average towards the tri-valley back through the delta. full forecast featuring 100s in your areas. that's coming up but right now let's send it over to jaclyn dunn. good morning. we are seeing a lot of yellow and red light up our maps here. this is along 580. the altamont pass pretty slow and typical for this time of morning. but it's about 30 minutes now between 205 and 680. caltrans had roadwork going on in the eastbound direction in livermore right near north flynn road and they should be wrapping up with that any minute at 5:00 when they were expected to have that completed. we are tracking an earlier
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accident and this is on surface streets. this is along northbridge and denton avenue looks like a car hit a pole there at that intersection. may still be blocked. so a heads up making your way on surface streets. other than that your ride is in the greenheading into san francisco. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. senators are back on capitol hill today to continue debates on repealing and replacing the affordable care act. kpix 5's jackie ward is here to explain where the republican majority's efforts now stand. >> reporter: just hours after they decided by a narrow margin to open debate on the gop healthcare plan to repeal and replace obamacare, it was rejected. some senators called the proposal a more restricted substitute than what they want and it was rejected in a 57-43 vote. this means gop leaders need to regroup and come up with yet another plan to present to the senate. a little more than a week after being diagnosed with brain
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cancer, senator john mccain returned for the vote, urging his constituents for bipartisan shipp. >> i voted for the motion to proceed to allow debate to continue and amendments to be offered. i will not vote for this bill as it is. >> although hours later mccain did vote to repeal and replace obamacare. nine republicans voted against it falling short of the necessary threshold of 60 votes. the two republican senators who sided with democrats are susan collins from maine and alaska's lisa murkowski. >> what's happening in the senate today? >> another vote. this is a repeal-only proposal. it's been highly criticized by both parties. so we'll see what happens. >> thank you. congress has rescinded its subpoena for president trump's former campaign manager pal manafort. the committee says he is providing documents to lawmakers as they look into any potential ties between the trump campaign and alleged
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russian interference in the 2016 election. yesterday, the president's son- in-law jared kushner met with house investigators for at least three hours in a closed session. there is a new warning in the south bay about a phone scam. kidnappers are demanding money from family members. katie nielsen is live in palo alto to tell us how this is working. katie. >> reporter: victims say the supposed kidnappers call them saying they have taken their child and then demand a ransom before returning the child to the family safe and sound. so here's how it works. someone could call saying your loved one was in a car accident, and unless you pay the ransom they will be kidnapped and harmed. they insist you can't hang up before paying the ransom. police say those virtual kidnappers are trying to get you to pay before you can call to check and see if your loved ones is okay. victims say the scam seemed all too real. >> they specifically threatened to put a bullet in the back of
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my child's head. >> she called me mom. i'm terrified, please help. >> reporter: police say variations of this scam have been around for years where the scammer says someone you love is in trouble but they're fine. if you get a call like this find a way to get a hold of that supposed victim to see if they are okay and call police. and police also say that these kidnappers could be getting the convincing information about your child from social media things like the child's name or where they go to school. so it's best just to limit the information that you're posting online. live in palo alto, katie nielsen, kpix 5. police reform in berkeley won't happen for at least a few more months. last night the city council decided to put off any action until september. that comes on the heels of a report from the center for policing equity which found that black people are stopped at a higher rate than white people and are six times more likely to be subjected to use
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of force. we're learning more about the car crash that was live streamed on instagram. a girl was killed and the driver her older sister was sent to jail. we spoke to the devastated family. >> reporter: jaclyn sanchez was an aspiring singer and basketball player. >> she was nice. >> reporter: a devoted sister and daughter cut short in a crash on friday night. chp says her older sister 18- year-old abdul yeah is suspected of driving drunk or drugged while she streamed the crash live on instagram. >> i was really confused. i didn't know what happened. [ crying ] >> reporter: the shied i don't has been seen all over the internet. it was also -- the video has been seen all over the internet. it was also how the family found out the 14-year-old wouldn't be coming home. >> she was dead. >> reporter: 12-year-old sister evelyn says she has to shoulder the burden of telling her parents about the deadly crash.
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she came into their room about midnight on saturday crying. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: the sanchez family said they tried to confirm the death hours after the crash. it wasn't until the next morning that they got a call from the coroner's office. jackie was dead abdulia behind bars two daughters gone in one day. >> i want to say because i cannot say how i feel because, you know, i never think i going to get this kind of thing. >> reporter: evelyn says she's talk to her sister. >> she told us that like it should have been her and not my sister. >> she stands by her sister. >> the tire blew out and [ indiscernible ] [ crying ] >> police say it's unclear how
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fast sanchez to was driving. three-man was r in jail after a massive multi-million dollar drug bust in santa rosa. the joint investigation between the dea and the australiaial federal police turned up more than 500 pounds of meth worth about $250 million. the drugs were going to australia. investigators say the suspects were planning to export the meth using this small single- engine plane but a tip led agents to the sonoma county airport and that is where they found the drugs. time is 5:08. the group behind the push for california's secession takes another step forward as an artist puts a spin on the issue. >> and here we go again! good morning from the kpix weather center. temperatures are spiking upward. we'll tell you how long this little heat wave will last. >> and a quiet start but we are tracking a few new hot spots. could slow you down. i'll have the details and the backup coming up.
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a helium tanker flipped in baldwin park last night. it closed down "eastbound 10" for more than three hours. haz-mat teams were called in new video shows a tanker crash in southern california. a helium tanker flipped in
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baldwin park last into the closing down eastbound 10 for more than three hours. it was cleared. the chp says it is possible the driver was speeding and misjudged the turn. the driver, his wife and their pet chihuahua are all okay. a crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities with attorney general jeff sessions announcing new rules that could have some bay area cities paying the price. kpix 5's jessica flores live in oakland with the details. >> reporter: we are in front of oakland police department and this is one of the local law enforcement agencies that could be paying the price because last week oakland city leaders voted to cut ties with immigration agents. but attorney general jeff sessions is saying any sanctuary city may not be receiving any of that federal grant money. he is banning sanctuary city from that money. under the new rules the department of justice will withhold certain federal grants unless cities do two things, give immigration authorities access to local jails in order
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to interview inmates suspected of being in the country illegally, and when the department of homeland security makes a request, local jails need to alert immigration agents at least 48 hours in advance of releasing inmates. those would be in violation of city policies including oakland and san francisco. san francisco mayor ed lee said in a statement, this is not the first time the federal government has threatened san francisco's federal funding. what has not changed despite each new threat is our commitment to our residents, sanctuary cities are stronger and safer cities. we cannot have our residents living in the shadows where they are fearful to go to work, enroll their children in schools or seek medical assistance. now, president trump was speaking about the crackdown on illegal immigration yesterday in ohio. >> we're not doing it in a politically correct fashion. [ applause and cheers ] we're doing it rough. our guys are rougher than their
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guys! [ applause and cheers ] >> trump has a bit of a fractured relationship with sessions right now. is attacking sessions for recusing himself from the russia investigation. now the fallout from that relationship could be hitting home locally because some analysts say sessions is doing this crackdown as a way to keep his job. in oakland, jessica flores, kpix 5. a group pushing for california to secede from the u.s. has the green light to start gathering signatures for its ballot initiative. in a comic book chronicling this "calexit" is proving popular. matt brought his book to comic- con last week. the entire first printing, 25,000 copies, are sold. matt says his idea of a "calexit" actually pro seeded the 2016 presidential ee -- preceded the 2016 presidential election, inspired by "brexit." but he is still connecting dots between the comic and reaction to president trump. >> there's a fictitious
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president, he is autocratic, passes an executive order to deport all immigrants and california refuses to enforce it. >> this edition of "calexit" is expected to be the first in a five part series. a second edition set to be released next year. it is 5:15. time to check in with jaclyn dunn for your wednesday morning commute. >> highway 4 good out of antioch westbound to 80 and hercules. no troubles. we had an earlier crash that's been cleared. on 160 towards rio vista, one- way traffic controls until 6 a.m. slow between sherman island and highway 12 along 160 one-way traffic control, give yourself some extra time if you can avoid it, i would recommend it until they wrap it up.
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in san jose things okay. we are in the green on all of our "south bay majors" heading further along northbound 101 near throw north of sfo, traffic nice and light. a little foggy into san francisco. 80 at the 101 split fine eastbound to the lower deck of the bay bridge. no delays just yet. we have some roadwork. caltrans has a couple of lanes closed along the eastbound lower deck towards treasure island. speeds at the limit. no delays over at the bay bridge toll plaza. actually, we are starting to see a little bit of a slowdown there as you make your way towards the toll gate. thank you, jaclyn. looking pretty in pink there! 5:16, out the door you will be greeted with a layer of low clouds and fog in the tri- valley where we still have some clear skies. high overcast over the waters
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of san francisco. good morning, santa clara valley. you, too have thin overcast. temperature-wise into the 50s and in the 60s. it's 63 apiece in redwood city. very mild in san jose. dave in napa clear and cool. thank you for checking in. we need your new photos here, to our weather watchers for better observations and we need new photos. we have high pressure over here over the four corners states. meanwhile, this area of low pressure has been hanging tight to the coast for several days. today, it is anticipated to lift gently to the north and dissipate. as that happens it allows high pressure to strengthen and build in warmer weather. i'm so excited about this. we have three different storms to talk about. this is tropical storm greg 1200 miles away. irwin is minimal. a category 2 hurricane hilary is off the manzanita mexico
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coast. we have flood advisories issued for oahu in hawaii. 91 state capital today, 101 redding, monsoonal moisture possibility today high sierra and half dome in the form of some light rain showers and/or a thunderstorm. 60s to 90s. low 90s in the tri-valley which is above average. 95 in discovery bay. we flirt with 100s on thursday and also on monday we will top off back in the 100s on tuesday. it's baseball in the sun today as the giants play host to the pirates. boy, pirates took it on the chin yesterday! big blowout by the giants. the shark it on the mound for
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the good guys, mainly clear skies and temperatures in the 60s but always dress in layers at at&t park. hey, anne, you got one of our own in the news today? >> yes, we have a dynamic duo here behind me. a special guest on the late show, charlie rose stayed up late to chat with stephen colbert last night. he talked about his love of his work and his recent heart surgery. >> i have two artificial valves. >> mm-hm. >> i'm not sure what's next but i'm ready. >> you certainly toughed this out. we showed this video at the up front when we were talking about the advertising for cbs. >> get a load of charlie rose, i got a brand-new ticker, son. ♪[ music ] >> i say sign me up. >> now how long it took me to do that? [ laughter ] >> i'm impressed. rose says he also plans to pick up surfing if he gets the okay from his doctor. he also promises to be at
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colbert's 75th birthday party. rose would be 105 at the time. there is a new carpool karaoke this morning. usher hopped in the passenger seat with james corden. they sang and talked about usher's new trend. >> it's like beast yesterday. i been really focused on being a vegan. i like beef. i like chicken. but i'm a vegan. >> okay. just so you know, that means you're not a vegan. ♪[ music ] ♪ come and get me >> they learned some new dance moves, and helped out some strangers who apparently had car trouble. good news for carpool karaoke fans by the way. the new series starts in less than two weeks and debuts on apple music. jaclyn is celebrating. [ laughter ] >> apple music april 8. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the baseball trade deadline comes early for the
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giants. a player is traded during last night's game, why it could impact pablo sandoval coming up. >> and what's cool about your summer camp? email your nomination to us at coolcamps@, and we may feature your camp on the thursday morning show. play of the day from major league
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good morning. time now 5:24. looks like they just turned on the metering lights over at the bay bridge toll plaza. a big backup starting to form. how far does it stretch and how long will it take you to get across? find out coming up in the next traffic report. but first, a check on sports with dennis. good morning, everybody. imagine if you're at work and your boss taps you on the shoulder and says, you just have been traded to a company in massachusetts. in the 5th inning eduardo nunes last night taken out of the game against the pirates after being traded to the red sox for two minor league pitchers. nunes hugged his team mets as he left the dugout. he was traded to the giants last july. he was hitting .308 this season. it leaves a void at third base. could it be pablo, or, i don't know, maybe the giants are looking for a youth movement? madison bumgarner still looking for his first win of the year. in the third he struck out martay. he allowed one run in five innings. he got plenty of support. bottom of the third joe panik
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cleared the bases with a two- out triple that made it 6-0. giants win 11-3. bumgarner is finally in the win column. hard for a's fans to look at this season as a glass half full. sonny gray possibly making his final start for the a's. bottom of the second against the blue jays, ryan drives in two with a double into left field corner to make it 3-0. gray went six innings allowing four runs none earned and the jays win 4-1. lose-lose situation for the texas rangers fan. he dropped his gear and he missed the baseball. look at the son. i can't believe dad, you didn't get that! maybe should have taken lessons from this girl. foul ball in the cup, she gets the beer and the baseball. she is a winner! in my books, anyway. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. and our play of the day from major league baseball, as
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well. royals taking on the tigers in detroit. >> i'm going to tell you right now, i love getting bats with my own name on it. love it. >> another fabulous play by the left fielder alex gordon. >> alex gordon with the diving catch. you can see it again right there. you might notice he is blowing a bubble while he is doing that with his gum. that's a multitasking. that's your play of the day. a win for the gop turns into uncertainty moving forward. the senate votes on another healthcare-related proposal today. we'll break down what it means. >> reporter: virtual scammers are preying on parents' worst fears. i'm katie nielsen live at the palo alto police department. we'll have their warning coming up next.
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death left neighbors broken-hearted... and we'll have the latest on a fire in the alread a new arrest in the murder of an elderly bay area woman whose death left neighbors broken-hearted and we'll have the latest on the fire burning in the south bay. it's already gutted a barn. >> it's a midweek warmup but today certainly won't be the warmest day of the workweek. we'll share with you which day that will be. >> and we're definitely seeing a backup over at the bay bridge toll plaza. but now we're tracking a couple of problems along 238 as well as 680. find out all the details coming up. good morning, happy wednesday. it is july 26. i'm anne makovec. kenny and michelle have the day off. a healthcare setback for the republican-controlled senate. just hours after they voted to begin debate on the bill to dismantle obamacare, jackie ward explains all of the goings on. >> reporter: no surprise we continue this back and forth,
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right? it was a short-lived win that was quickly followed by a rejection of the first gop effort to repeal and replace obamacare. and americans continue to be held in this wait and see situation. in a 57-43 vote, the senate blocked a proposal by senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. the vote included nine republican senators who voted against the plan. and it raises questions about how republicans can unite to replace obamacare. >> many of us have made commitments to our constituents to provide relief from this failed left wing experiment. and now we have a real opportunity to keep those commitments by voting to begin debate and ultimately to send smarter healthcare solutions to the president's desk. >> the senate needed 60 votes to move forward. today senators are voting on a repeal-only plan but chances of that getting approved don't look good. both parties have highly criticized it. >> thank you. president trump continues
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to take aim at attorney general jeff sessions for recusing himself from the russia probe. >> he should not have recused himself almost immediately after he took office, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office. and i would have quite simply picked somebody else. >> the president would not comment on the attorney general's future in the job. sessions was the first senator to publicly support the trump campaign. meanwhile, the house has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping sanctions package against russia. that bill proposes new restrictions on oil and gas projects. the final vote was 419-3. the white house has not said whether the president will veto the bill which also includes sanctions against iran and north korea. right now in san jose, crews are keeping tabs on a grass fire that's burned five acres. the flames started spreading around 7 p.m. near the boulder ridge golf club. it destroyed a barn but crews
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say it's not posing a threat to any other structures. it's 70% contained. things are heating up temperature-wise around here. >> we'll have another heat wave but not as hot as other recent heat waves. this is a live look at the bay bridge. thin overcast skies. the transamerica pyramid, we can see the top. the ceiling is about 1,000 feet this morning. no reports of delays at sfo. this is the view from mount vaca. if you look carefully, you can see mount diablo in the distance. you can see the penetration of the marine layer and how far it has swooped inland. temperatures now in the 50s and 60s. overcast in santa rosa. this morning the difference
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between yesterday, it's more expansive and extensive. it's deeper. it's the marine layer. going to take a while to see some burnoff today but we will. away from the coast, we'll see our temperatures slightly above average. temperatures begin to spike upward on thursday and then staying well above average into next week. today your pinpoint forecast pacifica at 66 degrees through half moon bay. sunshine in fact afternoon. socked in, in daly city and colma. 70s and 70s around the rim of the bay typical for this date and meanwhile around the peninsula 70s and 80s away from the bay. we'll talk about the 100s and when to expect it coming up. you can expect delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. good morning, metering lights are on. traffic stacking up. do we have that shot? [ pause ] >> oh, okay. we're having some technical difficulties. so right now, those metering
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lights are on. traffic is backing up towards the 880 overcrossing. it's not quite to the foot of the maze. but it's getting there. no delays along the eastshore freeway but your ride now in the yellow as you as you make your way from the maze into san francisco. we're tracking a problem could ha blocked southbound 680 -- excuse me, 580. we don't have that map either but we'll continue to monitor the situations let you know if they will have any sort of negative i want packet on your morning commute but back to you. in san jose, a court hearing is set today for the suspect in the murder of an 88- year-old woman lovingly called miss flo. she was punched and kicked to the ground in her home last september after authorities say suspects broke into her home and demanded money. she didn't have money. things got violent. it's unclear how 19-year-old johnny brown recently arrested
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is allegedly involved in the crime but miss flo's neighbors stress whoever is responsible needs to pay. >> if they did it, too bad; they belong where they're at. that's how i feel about it. this is my friend. you know? she never hurt a soul ever. >> authorities have now made four arrests in this case. two women are also accused of trying to cover up the crime by tossing evidence. palo alto police are warning about a new phone scam. scammers are claiming that your child has been kidnapped and if you hang up before paying ransom, they will kill your loved ones. kpix 5's katie nielsen reports from the police department. >> reporter: it's a parent's worst fear getting a call saying your child has been kidnapped and is in danger. so here's how this scam works. someone to call saying your loved one was in a car accident and unless you pay, they will be kidnapped and harmed. the supposed kidnappers insist
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you can't hang up the phone before paying the ransom. police say the virtual kidnappers are trying to get you to pay the ransom before you can check and see if your loved one is okay. victims say the scam is all too real. >> daddy, help me. >> they told me we have your daughter simone's finger. do you want the rest of her in a body bag? >> reporter: police say variations of the scam have been around for years where the scammer says someone you love is in trouble but really they are fine. police say if you get a call like this find a way to get a hold of the supposed kidnapping victim to see if he or she is okay and call police. police also say that these scammers could be getting the convincing information that they use from social media things like your child's name or even where he or she goes to school. be careful about what you post online. >> thank you. . >> any information on who is behind this scam? >> reporter: police say they
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really don't have a lot to go on right now but what they do see in common with all of these victims is that the call is coming in from mexico. and the scammers have spanish accents. back to you. >> thank you. a woman whose fiance was murdered in front of her 7 years ago is asking any witnesses to come forward. it was september 2010 amber nelson was walking with adolfo bravo near the ashby bart station in berkeley when someone shot him during a botched robbery attempt. she planted a garden near the spot where it happened and just came back to visit with her new partner and young daughter. nelson says her life is whole now but because nobody has ever been arrested, she still seeks closure. >> so what we really are missing in order to solve this case is someone else who saw what was going on to be able to speak. >> there is a $20,000 reward for any information leading to the killers. ben & jerry's ice cream is
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in the spotlight for reportedly containing traces of a chemical used to kill weeds. roxana saberi of has that and more. >> reporter: good morning. investors expect the federal reserve to leave interest rates unchanged today as it wraps up a two-day meeting. that means credit card and mortgage interest rates likely won't change. right now the futures are pointing up. the dow gained 100 points yesterday. the nasdaq added a point. the irs says fewer tax refunds are being stolen by identity thieves. the agency says the number of victims was cut in half last year. identity thieves steal people's private information and use it to file fraudulent tax returns in their names. the irs has been working closely with tax preparers to fight the problem. apple is promising to build three manufacturing plants in the u.s. according to president trump. in an interview with the "wall street journal," the president didn't say where they would be or what they would produce and apple hasn't confirmed it. the organic consumers association says the chemical
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used to kill weeds has been detected in ben & jerry's ice cream. a spokesman for the ice cream maker told the "new york times," none of its plant-based ingredients include anything that's genetically modified and herbicide traces likely come from added ingredients like peanut butter and cookie doving. the company says it's looking -- cooking can dough. the company says it's looking into its supply chain. but the amounts found are less than dangerous levels. next story is a heavenly story for people who enjoy drinking. lyft partnering with taco bell to help people satisfy their late night munchies on the way home. >> reporter: if you like tacos and taco bell this story is for you. the company says that it will take passengers to taco bell give them a stop on the ride with a new feature called taco mode on the lyft app. you go to a drive-through between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. it's being tested in orange county, california. it will expand nationally next year.
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>> the danger i see in that, of course, is about a bunch of people trying to eat taco bell in the back of a car. cannot be a clean situation. [ laughter ] >> reporter: no, i think drivers might get annoyed with that. >> right. roxana saberi at, thank you. 5:41. bay area researchers have built a robot that can grow to 25,000 times its original size. we'll take a closer look at the worm-like creation. >> reporter: and attorney general jeff sessions coming after sanctuary cities. we'll tell you how this could impact your local police department.
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forecast in just a few minutes. so-called "sanctuary cities." kpix five's jessica flores is live in oakland - with the details. ty attorney there's a new push by the justice department to crack
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down on sanctuary cities. jessica flores is live in oakland with the details. jessica. >> reporter: anne, while oakland city leaders voted to cut ties from immigration agents, attorney general jeff sessions issued new rules to block sanctuary cities from receiving federal grant money. the department of justice says it will withhold certain federal grants unless cities give immigration authorities access to local jails in order to interview inmates suspected of being in the country illegally and secondly, when the department of homeland security makes a request, local jails need to alert immigration agents at least 48 hours in advance before releasing inmates. those practices would be in violation of several bay area city policies including those of oakland and san francisco. san francisco city attorney dennis herrera had this to say:
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president trump spoke out about the crackdown on illegal immigration in ohio yesterday. >> earlier this year, immigration and customs enforcement conducted the largest single raid on transnational gangs in the history of our country. [ applause and cheers ] >> we are dismantling and destroying the blood thirsty criminal gangs. >> reporter: president trump has attacked sessions for recusing himself from the russia investigation and now the fallout from that relationship could be playing out here locally because analysts claim sessions could be making this crackdown as a way to keep his job. reporting in oakland, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. a ride at gilroy gardens is closed because of a malfunction. riders were trapped for more than an hour yesterday afternoon. the sky trail monorail randomly stopped with nine people on board. they're all okay. but the ride will stay closed
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until investigators can pinpoint the source of the problem. engineers in california have created a worm-like robot. it can ultimately be used to help with search-and-rescue efforts and medical devices. it's made of a tube of soft material and then it grows when the material inside turns outward. engineers at stanford and the university of california built it. it's posted in the journal, science robotics. hopefully our traffic isn't crawling along at a worm's pace this morning. how's that for a transition? >> great transition. [ laughter ] >> i'm still trying to figure out the worm. >> i don't know. it's weird. >> go into crevices and search for things? >> it starts out small and makes itself big. it's like one of those put in water things like instant boyfriend just add water or instant dinosaur us just add water? >> seahorses. >> like the little sponge -- >> yeah.
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right now, we are tracking a new accident and this is definitely causing things to slow down. hopefully not at a worm's pace. but speeds drop to 45 miles per hour southbound 880. this is a crash near alvarado niles and you can see our travel time remains in the green. i think once our sensors catch up that will jump into the yellow any minute. delays out of hayward to union city. a new crash on 101 near airport boulevard. it may be blocking the off-ramp but southbound direction all lanes along southbound 101 are still in the green. and traffic is still light through that area. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on, no backups. yet. but the backup stretches to the foot of the maze and from the maze into san francisco, it's 16 minutes.
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it's probably closer to 20 minutes into downtown. other than that, your ride looking good if you are making your way along interstate 80 and 101. but 37 starting to see a few more brake lights as we head into our morning commute for this wednesday morning. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. so jaclyn i was speaking with susan lee taylor one of the morning news anchors on kcbs radio and she was saying it was so socked in pacifica along the coast this morning, those clouds linger all the way into san francisco. as we take a view of the bow and arrow along the embarcadero in the direction of ferry building, we also have the thin overcast skies on this particular view as we take a look at the transamerica pyramid. there receiving is beginning to lower -- the ceiling is beginning to lower. potential of airport delays at sfo. we'll keep you posted on that after 6 a.m. the sun is making an appearance
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over the mount vaca area right now. the skies are clear there all the way through the tri-valley at 57 degrees in livermore. it's overcast in santa rosa. we have clouds in oakland and in san jose. and the winds have been mixing up out of the west-southwest out of the west-northwest, out of the southwest, pretty much under 10 miles per hour until you get to antioch, also the fairfield area. the winds are now at 22. winds will be variable but out of the southwest 10 to 20 later today. let's a good morning to katie our weather watcher in hayward reporting overcast skies, 59 degrees. thank you so much for that valuable report, katie. we have the overcast conditions marching inland at least a good 45, 50 miles. but this area of low pressure is going to dissipate throughout the day today. that's going to allow the high pressure over the four corners states to strengthen. as that happens, our temperatures go up. so excited about this. we have tropical storm greg right here. just a tropical storm. 45-mile-per-hour winds. then we have irwin, which is about, oh, let's say 790 miles
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off the baja, california coast and we have hurricane hilary. category 2 hurricane barreling towards the hawaiian islands. too early to tell if it will track there but we have flood advisories for oahu. 95 today sacramento. 78 no chance of possibilities in tahoe and yosemite. bright sunshine back in the beaches today. 60s, 70s, 80s, outside number 95 in discovery bay. triple digits possible in somebody's backyard on thursday and monday. back in the 100s on tuesday. enjoy your wednesday! thanks, roberta. it is 10 minutes before 6:00. and it appears someone may be targeting the wildlife at a popular bay area park. we'll explain. who are these people?
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good morning. we have daytime baseball today. we have the giants and they are playing host to the pirates in the mid-60s with sunshine even though right now, we are gray, we are overcast, looking at the transamerica pyramid. that ceiling is lowering. there's a potential of airport delays and we'll talk about the impact that will have on your wednesday temperatures. and a big backup over at the bay bridge toll plaza. you think this is slow? we're tracking some delays
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along southbound 880. full details in your next traffic report. but for now, back to you. a popular bay area park, there's growing concern that somebody might be trying to poison coyotes. a woman says she was walking in san francisco's glen canyon park when she found what appeared to be a large amount of chickens sitting on the grass. her find follows an indense in a different san francisco neighborhood where a coyote killed a dog. a nonprofit working to protect native carnivores is stressing trying to poison one kind of animal has ripple effects. >> even if you get the particular species that you're trying to poison, other critters will dine on them. it goes all the way up through the ecosystem. >> now, the woman who found that chicken called 311. but the park patrol team that responded was not able to find the food. so it's unclear for now if it was poisonous or not. new hope in the effort to bring a killer to justice in
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san francisco. this surveillance photo shows a person of interest that investigators want to talk to. he was last seen in that purple hoodie. they are also trying to find this man spotted in a black jacket and air jordans. on may 20, paramedics found 32- year-old kelly freeman shot to death in a doorway on alhambra street in the marina district. police still trying to determine motive for the shooting. new this morning, a vatican treasurer has pleaded not guilty today to sexually assault charges in court in his australia. cardinal george pell was escorted to court by police through a large crowd of protestors and supporters. the 76-year-old who is pope francis's financial adviser is the highest ranking vatican official to be charged in the church's sexual abuse scandal. investigators say the charges date back decades. >> shame on you! shame on your religion, shame
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on your pope, shame on you, the catholic church! has to answer, has to answer!! >> it is unclear what the allegations exactly stem from. but two men now in their 40s say that cardinal pell abused them in the 1970s while he was a priest in melbourne. the vatican has granted pell a leave of absence to defend himself. it's 5:56. the gop continues to stumble when it comes to replacing the affordable care act. what the vote means for a potential new plan. >> i'm katie nielsen live at the palo alto police department. we'll have a story about criminals preying on parents. whoa!
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replace obamacare. the next step in the heated debate. plus a warning about a new phone scam where someone is threatening to kidnap and hurt your loved ones, what police wants you to know this morning. good morning, it is wednesday, july 26. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec in for kenny and michelle. the girls are in the traffic and weather department. jaclyn tracking your morning commute and, of course, roberta with a little bit of a warmup on the way. but let's start in the east bay. it's a mess for people coming in. >> traffic is definitely heating up. we have a few new hot spots to tell you about. good morning, everybody. if you are traveling through the altamont pass westbound 580, very slow. two separate accidents near grant line. keeping your ride very slow with the speeds dropping below 15 miles per hour as you head along westbound 580. things do start to pick up but it's close to 20 minutes just to go from 205 over to north flynn road. once you get past that, things start to pick up and you're back in the green. "slow, stop, go." hb


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