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after he opened fire at his high school.. we've just learned he was in a victims.. live from the cbs bay area studio, this is kpix 5 news. a gunman is dead after he opened fire in a high school. we just learned he was in a relationship with one of his victims. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. this happened in maryland,
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about an hour and a half outside washington, d.c. mola lenghi is live with the latest on this developing story. >> reporter: good afternoon, kenny, and michelle. as you mentioned, shooter has been identified, 17-year-old austin rollins, who was a student here at great military high school. authorities-- great mills high school. he shot two classmates, a 16- year-old girl in critical condition and a 14-year-old boy who is in stable condition. all of that before rollins succumbed to his own injuries and died a few hours later. police locked down the campus of great mills high school tuesday morning shots were fired. >> a male student produce add handgun and fired a round, wounding a female student and another male student in a hallway of great mills high school. just before classes began. >> reporter: a school safety resource officer confronted the
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shooter. >> he engaged the shooter, during which he fired a round at the shooter, simultaneously, the shooter fired a round as well. aisle told that at 10:41:00 a.m. this morning, the shooter was confirmed deceased. >> reporter: aaliyah arrived. >> you see cops, everyone screaming saying get down. >> reporter: school officials say students were evacuated to a nearby high school to be reunited with parents. robin london is waiting to pick up her son. >> i got a call from my 15 year old son that goes to great mills high school, he goes, mom, come and get me, somebody just got shot. my heart dropped. >> reporter: atf and fbi agents are here helping with the investigation. now, it's unclear if the shooter, rollins, took his own life or if he was ultimately shot by the school resource
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officer responding to that scene during the gun exchange with the student but we do know the school resource officer was unarmed in the shooting. kenny, michelle. >> what are authorities saying about the type of gun used by the shooter this morning? >> reporter: we know it was a handgun. the st. mary's county sheriff says it was a glock, semiautomatic handgun, and we know the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms has put an emergency trace on that weapon to see exactly how the gunman obtained it. kenny? >> mola lenghi for us in great mills, maryland, with the very latest on that shooting. thank you. new information is pouring in about the latest package explosion in texas. we have learned today's latest bomb that blew up at a fedex center was mailed from austin to austin. the package exploded at the facility near san antonio earlier this morning. the san antonio fire department says the bomb was on an automatic conveyor. the blast injured one person who was suffering from nonlife
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threatening injuries. officials say this could be related to the previous bombings in austin, and they are asking for the public's help. >> we want all video. >> if law enforcement agents are able to linked fete exbombings to the four in austin, it would mark the first time the suspected bomber is using a delivery service to mail one of the bombs. the first of three in austin were hand delivered onto porches and the fourth one used a trip wire which means the bomber's methods could be changing. san francisco supervisor aaron peskin is apologizing to the san francisco fire chief. it comes after he called for her resignation over firefighters response to the fire that broke out in san francisco's neighborhood. peskin criticized crews at the scene of the fire and he has issued this statement, reading in part, while i reserve to raise questions as more
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information comes out about ssfd leadership response to saturday night's fire, it was inappropriate to raise them on the scene i felt apologize to chief hayes white and intend to convey this to her as soon as i return from the legislative recess. preliminary findings rule out foul play. judge aaron persky is fighting to keep his seat, today, that recall is scheduled to appear on the june ballot. persky is the judge who sentenced brock turn tore six months in jail after he was found guilty of three felony sex crimes. a group of opponents were at the hearing. they called the appeal a tactic to avoid the recall. >> i said we feel that judge persky's intention is to confuse the voters and cost the county and the state money that taxpayers should not have to pay for his effort to avoid facing the voters. >> the judge will issue a ruling later but opponents are
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hoping it will be by april 3rd, the deadline for the recall to be placed on the ballot. just like your forecast this morning, it is definitely wet and cloudy out there. >> yeah, the rain started early this morning, right around 5:00 a.m., and it's been going on. but we're not necessarily seeing any ponding on the roads yet. definitely is slick out there, as you see on the richmond bridge there and we have a view over at the golden gate bridge, noticing a little bit of slick weather. let's get right to our high def doppler and show you what's going on across the region. it's winding down a little bit. a little bit less intensity as far as the rainfall goes, across a lot of san francisco through south san francisco, san mateo. basically a drizzle out there. redwood city, very minimal rain showers. east of san rafael. heading toward hercules and richmond, you'll start to see the rain drops picking up in intensity. livermore, 580, it's coming down decent, a lighter drizzle
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in dublin. we'll time out future cast for you and let you know when we're going to see more intensive rainfall here this week because there's a lot more to come. i'll send it over to you now. >> neda, thank you. the data privacy scandal engulfing facebook continues to grow. there's a lot of questions about how data firm cambridge analytica acquired data of 50 million facebook users. >> it's putting all social media companies on alert. >> it is. and i'm watching the facebook stock numbers fall as they have been throughout the day. right now down 3 1/2 percent. today's losses declined 7%, the biggest decline in the company's shares in four years. >> lawmakers are now demanding that facebook ceo mark zuckerberg appear before congress, a stop toward possible federal regulations. >> if the industry won't solve these kinds of problems themselves, we'll have to solve
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them with legislation. >> reporter: it's all fallout from the cambridge analytica bomb shell. facebook explains it this way, it initially gave out the data of millions of users to a researcher who claimed it would only be used for academic purposes. facebook claims that researcher then passed the content onto cambridge analytica, a former employee of that company says they used the data to build a psycho graphic profiles about voters for the trump campaign. >> in terms of the amount of data that was collected, it's a rare example of fast, relatively cheap but high quality. >> the federal trade commission could be investigating whether it violated a previous order that it informs users when it shared the data. a spokesperson says we are aware of the issues that have been raised. we cannot comment on whether we have been investigating. we take any allegations of violations of our consent
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decrees seriously as we did in 2012 in a privacy case involving google. >> you have words like regulations and penalties and fines popping into equation. that is something that makes investors nervous. >> reporter: kcbs radio financial reporter jason brooks says this spells bad news across the social media board. >> as facebook goes, so does other social media. facebook stock has been pommeled, so have others, snapchat, twitter, they have also been plunging on this news. breaking news within the last couple of minutes, we have learned that cambridge analytica has suspended its ceo, alexander nix pending an investigation. we are hearing that facebook held an emergency meeting this morning at its headquarters in menlo park. michelle. and thank you. new details on the upcoming royal wedding. kensington palace announced prince harry and meghan markle have decided on the bakery to make their cake, the pastry chef is from the north bay,
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claire, once worked at berkeley's, and now has violet cakes in london. it will be covered with butter cream and decorated with fresh flowers. new at noon, affordable housing activists are protesting in berkeley following the developer's proposal to build on a sacred village and burial site. jessica flores spoke to members of the tribe and builders. >> reporter: prayers and song in this berkeley parking lot at 1900 4th street near hurst avenue. gathers say this is a ceremony to protect the site that the ohlone tribe considers sacred but could be soon developed into apartments. >> this is the first village and cemetery that was ever inhabited along the san francisco bay. >> reporter: the ohlone tribe says it's a burial site of their ancestors, part of what's known as the west berkeley shell mound. >> this is the last open space
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in the entire place that has not been developed upon and we need to protect and preserve this place. >> reporter: blake ridge properties is behind the development, an example of a california law at work. sb35 streamlines the approval process for affordable housing. this development would include 130 affordable units, and the developer said the site is not historic. >> we have conducted five years of research. the most extensive research ever conducted and spent millions of dollars doing so, and none of that research has ever shown that this was ever the site of the west berkeley shell mound. >> reporter: the ohlone tribe and developer have been in negotiations for months. >> we spent seven months working with the triable leaders and made various offers, including an offer to actually give them the whole property subject to a ground lease on which we would build our project and after which they would own the entire parking lot. >> we could not compromise anymore of this. >> reporter: the city of
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berkeley planning department has 180 days to consider the proposed project. if it's approved, the developer could start building as early as next year. in berkeley, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. protecting your identity, the steps consumers are taking to protect themselves against the curt breach. windows dented, what caused these brand new cars to head back into the shop. you're watching kpix 5 news at noon.
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we need to be ready for whatever weather may come our way. my name's scott strenfel and i'm a meteorologist at pg&e. we make sure that our crews as well as our customers are prepared to how weather may impact their energy. so every single day we're monitoring the weather, and when storm events arise our forecast get crews out ahead of the storm to minimize any outages. during storm season we want our customers to be ready and stay safe. learn how you can be prepared at pge.com/beprepared. together, we're building a better california.
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airlines is halting its transportation program for pets traveling in cargo effective will still honor new after noon, after a call for an investigation into
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handling of pets, united airlines is halting its program for pets traveling in cargo effective immediately. it will honor existing reservations but not new ones. the news comes in the wake of a dog dying on board a flight last week and two other pets being misdirected. uber is taking self-driving cars off the road across the u.s. after a deadly accident in arizona. police say sunday night in tempe, a car was in autonomous mode with a person behind the wheel when a woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit. she died of her injuries. the crash comes just weeks before autonomous cars are set to hit the bay area. uber released this statement saying quote our hearts go out to the victim's family, we are fully cooperating with tempe police and local authorities as they investigate this incident. at this time it's unclear why the person inside the car was not able to help prevent the collision. police say the uber was traveling just under 40 miles per hour. new video today at noon showing the impact of severe
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weather in the southeast. hail cracked several car windshields and windows at this car dealership in coleman, alabama. the worst part, all of the vehicles were brand new. hoods were also dented, the dealership estimates several thousand dollars in repairs. >> that is a lot of damage. we're just having rain, right? >> we're having rain, but there is a chance of thunderstorms and even hail. we have been getting small hail. hopefully it won't cause damage. that's not expected until tomorrow afternoon or thursday, here's a look at our high def doppler right now. here's what we're dealing with. a decent amount of rain coming through livermore, a lot stronger through livermore, further east toward sacramento, dublin, san ramon. dealing with light showers on interstate 680. it's winding down a little bit in the area of south san francisco, downtown, it looks like you're going to get hit with a stronger cell, bringing on and off showers. that's what we're going to see for the rest of this afternoon.
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glenn close, hercules, martinez dealing with rain drops. use the windshield wipers. keep that umbrella close. we'll see rain through friday night. sonoma, napa, you're facing about a quarter of an inch per hour. a lot of cells moving in quickly, and moving out of there quickly. rain drops on the lens, and also winds picking up a little bit, but really we're going to have a wind event. by tomorrow night into thursday. so that's when the winds will be howling. here's the view of our kpix roof camera. a soggy mess for many areas. 51 in livermore, 54 in oakland. it's an atmospheric river, headed straight for santa barbara, but it is impacting northern california as well. central, southern california, they are dealing with flash flood watches and warnings. for us, 1 to 2 inches, some areas, 2 to 4 inches of rain. from today through friday night, 1 to 3 inches possible. for the north bay, 2 to 4. for the santa cruz mountains.
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they'll be hit with the most amount. south bay, san francisco, 1 to 2 inches likely. sunrise tomorrow, 7:11. most likely not going to see either one. temperatures this afternoon will only rise a few degrees from what they are now. now let's go to the mountains, there is a winter storm watch that starts tomorrow night through thursday night, above 7500 feet. that's where they may see 2 to 4 feet of snowfall, but it's not a cold system, we're not going to see much at any lower elevations, an avalanche watch was issued wednesday night through friday morning, because of the snow, and gusty winds and rain at times for the sierra. when are we going to get dry conditions. most likely the showers will last friday night into saturday morning, and things will wind down. that's a look at your forecast. the sunrise sunset report is sponsored by kelly moore paints, go where the pros go, kelly moore, the painters paint store.
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the 855-year old landmark is falling apart, so church off are the french are asking americans to help restore the iconic notre dame cathedral. the 855 year landmark is falling apart so church officials are raising money from foreigners to keep the cathedral from crumbling. the repair bill is estimated at $185 million. the french government has pledged 50 million over the next decade. more money is needed so a group of volunteers are crossing the atlantic and asking private donors for help.
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>> we know that americans are a wealthy city, we go where we think we can find money to help restore the cathedral. >> church officials say notre dame is for now safe to visit, but it has reached a tipping point. the monument last got a major makeover more than 150 years ago. several massive security breaches in the past few years have exposed the personal information of millions of consumers. there are ways to protect yourself. cbs news' meg oliver reports. >> reporter: tara nickelson is home on maternity leave but she's lost time with her baby to fight a serious threat. >> this is charles with capital one application fraud team. >> reporter: this voice mail was the first clue she was a victim of identity theft. she called an identity protection company for help. >> they discovered 17 inquiries into my credit. >> 17 different inquiries? >> 17 different inquiries. >> and they were trying to do what? >> open credit cards and accounts in my name. >> reporter: nickelson's uncle, adam levin is the founder of
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cyber scout, there are many ways hackers steal identities, but levinson suspects it was grabbed through the equifax breach, which exposed 175 million social security numbers. >> once you have that combined with other information about a person, you can do pretty much everything you want to do in terms of compromising their identity. >> reporter: to protect yourself, levin suggests contacting the big three credit bureaus, equifax, experian and transunion, to freeze your credit so no one can open an account under your name. try not to overshare on social media. hackers can use the details to recreate your identity, and update your cell phone for security upgrades. for hackers, every consumer is a potential target. >> the only reason you haven't become a victim of identity theft yet is they haven't gotten around to you. >> nickelson is shutting down every fake account but says now that someone has her identity, she can never let down her
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guard. meg oliver, cbs news, new york.
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the scene of what appears to be an abandoned warehouse fire. we are following breaking news right now. san jose firefighters are on the scene of what appears to be an abandoned warehouse fire. you can see a lot of smoke in this area in san jose. we have reports that the two alarm fire is located on st. john's street. that is near the s. a. p. center. we do have a crew on the way. we're going to bring you updates as they become available. it is the end of an era at
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the santa cruz board walk. after 59 years, the ferris wheel is coming down. the decision to remove it and what could replace it. that story and more at five. >> that's going to do it for kpix 5 news at noon, our next newscast is at 5:00. >> and of course ken and liz will see you back here at five. >> stay dry. >> be careful out there. >> hope you have your umbrella. >> have a great afternoon. get ready for spring-at the ross spring shoe event.
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