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being managed by them. >> rr: thatthe mar yeerday sam time a 49ers spokesperson sent out a statement abthe yor saying in part, la of transpared fuzzy math, that mamayor gilmore distrustful." today the same spokesperson said, "mayor lisa gilmore will always put her interests before those of everyday santa clarans. the stadium lease is a matter of public record. attempting to give it new life in the media is a distraction tactic to avoid question of her use of public funds, per spin dr. sam singer." singer is the city communications consultant who gilmore is accused of using for her own personal agenda against the 49ers. >> it's almost embarrassing for them to put that out, but what's important to know is that is a complete distraction. the public can we asked the 49ers for an interview, but they did not want to go on camera. the mayor, however, had several city leaders with her today and
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coming up at 6:00 what the vice mayor had to say about the battle between the mayor and the 49ers, that story coming up at 6:00. >> this thing just has got more lives than a cat, just keeps going on and on and on. >> reporter: es. >> the 49ers now demanding transparency from the mayor it sounds like, but isn't she also now demanding the same from the 49ers? are they ever going to get along? >> reporter: yeah. you know, just when you thought this was over, she is now making demands of the 49ers. she actually wrote this letter to the president of the 49ers today saying they need to release the details of the arbitrator's decision. she believes if those details are released to the public, that they'll be very unhappy with how much the 49ers actually wanted to cut. back to you. >> maria medina live in santa clara, thank you. a spike in crime has neighbors on edge in an upscale area of san jose. since last thursday willow glen has been seeing a wave of auto
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theft, carjackings, home invasions and burglaries. police are trying to figure out if the various crimes are related. kpix5's kiet do on some of the more brazen incidents in the past few days. >> reporter: the answer to that is yes and no. so last week san jose put the squash on a crime spree. on thursday they arrested four people wanted in connection with a series of crimes here in willow glen. that was thursday, but in the days since then there have been a series of seemingly related similar crimes that has neighbors asking is there a second crime spree? brent purse who went biking by his neighbor's house just before 7:00 this morning when he saw a young man running towards the house putting on a ski mask. >> i saw someone get out of the car, pull on a mask, put on their hoodie and start running at my neighbor's house and that's when i acted and i just said hey! asked him to stop. he turned around and got back in his vehicle. >> reporter: a neighbor's security camera captured a glimpse of the alleged get-a
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away car, a blue hatchback. the homeowner was just getting up with his family. >> i've got three little kids. the fact that someone can just come up here with a ski mask on in broad daylight is really scary. >> reporter: two days earlier right around the corner on janice way an elderly woman was home when robbers kicked in her front door and stole her purse and laptop. neighbors think the thieves are targeting doors with glass. >> my husband asked me where my car was and it was like what do you mean where's my car? >> reporter: then yesterday vicky magetti was in her backyard eating dinner when thieves stole her white lexus right out of the driveway in broad daylight at 5 p.m. after that what did the police tell you? >> that there was possibly two crimes committed with a white lexus, my description of my car. that's what prompted them to come over so fast. >> reporter: using stolen cars seems to be a common theme here. saturday at 4 a.m. a young woman crashed a stolen electric us into this parked suv. when the truck's owner tried to keep her from leaving the scene, he said four men
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assaulted him and then escaped. >> my sympathies are with all of the victims of crimes that have happened over the last few days and the last week. >> reporter: social media like next-door has been blowing up with recent anecdotes of crime, but council member deb davis said she just got an update from sjpd. >> i talked to the captain because i like to go with verified sources and she said things looked pretty normal over the weekend when i talked to her last night. she did not indicate anything looked out of the ordinary. >> reporter: so san jose police say they cannot give a definitive answer as to this second crime spree. they've submitted our requests into their crime analysis unit to take a broader look at all the incidents in the area and then make a determination if there is, in fact, some kind of trend happening out here. as far as next steps, council member davis says she's planning on a communitywide meeting to happen in the next couple weeks. live in willow glen in san jose, kiet do, kpix5. new details on the suspected golden state killer, authorities have added yet another murder charge for what was believed first
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murder. investigators now say joseph deangelo is the prime suspect in the 1975 killing of claude snelling. police say the victim was shot while stopping the kidnapping of his own 16-year-old daughter in visalia. >> in my heart i believe he's the one and that my father was his first victim. >> now police say deangelo is also the so-called visalia ransacker, the man accused of burglarizing more than 100 homes in that area around the same time that snelling was killed. >> these crimes and the manner in which they were committed brought fear to this quiet community during the 18 month period in which the visalia ransacker terrorized this city and at times was known to eat or prepare food in the victims' residences during his crimes. >> police nearly captured the visalia ransacker three months after snelling's murder, but he escaped after firing a gun at a detective who tried to arrest him. joseph deangelo, accused of killing at least a dozen others
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during the '70s and '80s, dna evidence led to his arrest in april. he is due back in court next month. president trump is in upstate new york. he just signed a defense bill named after arizona senator john mccain, but the president never once mentioned the senator. >> the national defense authorization act is the most significant investment in our military and our war fighters in modern history and i am very proud to be a big, big part of it. >> the president made those remarks at ft. drum as he signed what is formally called the john s. mccain national defense authorization act. the bill is said to provide more than $700 billion in funding for the military. the war of words between the president and a former advisor is heating up after a new secret recording was released today. >> here's allen martin and the audio from omarosa. allen? >> ken and liz, the former
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reality tv star omarosa newman appeared on nbc's today show. she said the audio conversation is from 2017 between her and president trump. in the recording the president expresses surprise that she had been fired from his administration. >> omarosa, what's going on? i just saw in the news that you're thinking about leaving. what happened? >> general kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave. >> no. nobody even told me about it, nobody. you know, they run a big operation, but i didn't know it. i didn't know that. damn it, i don't love you leaving at all. >> the former apprentice star, once one of the president's staunchest allies, says the cor concern. >> who is running this country? when donald trump says that they run a big operation, who is the they? is general kelly puppetting donald trump? is he truly running this country? >> the recording comes ahead of her new memoir unhinged and follows another secret
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recording she released, this one with chief of staff john kelly firing her in the super secure white house situation room. >> is the president aware of this? >> let's not go down that road. this is a nonnegotiatable discussion. >> the president is firing back with harsh words of his former advisor whom he's known for 15 years. >> low life. she's a low life. >> over the weekend he called her a low life and in a tweet today the president called her whacky and said people in the white house hated her. she was vicious but not smart. manigault newman says she recorded the conversations to protect her credibility. omarosa's book unhinged is published by a subset of simon & schuster, which is a subsidiary of cbs corporation. it hits stands tomorrow. omarosa was asked how she managed to record in such a secure area and she told reporters, "that's up to your
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imagination." the trump administration's new tariffs could cost california wildfire victims. those tariffs are expected to increase the price of lumber, drywall, nails and other key construction materials. this will push up the cost of housing. one building official estimates the tariffs could raise the price of a new home in california by $20,000. two members of president trump's cabinet have been getting a firsthand look at the devastation in redding from the carr fire. today interior secretary ryan zinke and agricultural secretary sonny perdue met with local officials and fire crews on day one of their tour. zinke advocated for the reduction of trees as a reduce of fire risk and said he is not pushing for full scale logging on public lands. >> we're not talking about intensive logging operations. we're talking about grazing to restore the health of our
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forest to remove the density and remove the dead and dying trees and a lot of that can be done economically by the private industry because we're never going to be able to do it on the public side. >> critics note the carr fire and some other recent wildfires have started in shrublands, not forests. they also say the trump administration's ignoring climate change as a key factor. the biggest wildfire in the state's history is now threatening structures near lake pillsbury in lake county. the destructive ranch fire is very active, one of two fires making up the mendocino complex. combined they burned about 538 square miles so far. that is about seven times the size of the city of oakland. it's now 68% contained. meanwhile down south in orange county the holy fire is at 52% containment. that fire scorched more than 22,000 acres, destroyed at least 12 structures since it
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broke out eight days ago. about 7,000 people are still under mandatory evacuation orders. weeks due to the ferguson fire. ow 86-percent and yosemite valley will reopen to visitors tomorrow morning. it's been shut down nearly three weeks due to the ferguson fire. that fire is now 86% contained after burning more than 96,000 acres. yosemite valley is scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. [ bell ringing ] chp officers gathered in west sacramento today to honor one of their own. family and friends sat in silence beside them as the memorial bell chimed in to honor officer kirk griess. last friday the marine corps veteran was killed in a crash on interstate 80 in fairfield. according to chp, officer griess was conducting a traffic stop on a vallejo man when a pickup truck veered over, struck and killed them both. we're told the driver is cooperating in the investigation, but still no word what caused him to veer
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over. bay area headlines, walnut creek, two teenagers killed in a suspected dui crash are now identified. the chp says 17-year-old dakarai fagorala and 18-year- old john walizadam died after the car they were riding in drove off highway24 near 680 early yesterday morning. the driver is 18-year-old rania ramey and she's been charged with dui and manslaughter. in san francisco construction on the twin peaks tunnel started again as a steel beam fell and killed a signal technician friday. the technician was pinned beneath the beam. fellow workers dialed 911 and he was rushed to zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and he later died. kkk recruitment flyers showing up at people's homes in suisun city. someone left them in at least
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two neighborhoods so far. police collected this one over the weekend but haven't found who distributed the flyers. if you find one or have any other information, you're asked to call the police department. coming up a man steals an airplane, takes it for a joyride, but how did he know how to fly that thing? >> coming up we look at the step by step videos posted on youtube. can they really teach you how to fly? >> and hundreds of people injured after a platform collapses at a concert. >> how these dogs are helping stroke survivors reconnect their brains with their bodies.
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i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future.
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airport.... and fly it like he was in an airshow.
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new questions about how an airport employee was able to steal a passenger plane from a major u.s. airport and then fly it like he was in an airshow. 29-year-old richard russell, a nearly four year employee at sea-tac airport, died in the crash friday. investigators say the plane was parked in the maintenance area when russell used a tow tractor to turn the aircraft 180 degrees toward the runway. russell got in, got behind the controls, fired it up and took off. today officials met to discuss how to prevent future plane heists. >> we added employees security screening, physical screening like you experience when you go through and travel through this airport. we're one of the only airports in the country to do that when we took that voluntary leap. >> the fbi says that it has recovered the flight data recorder and parts of the cockpit voice recorder. the ntsb will now examine that evidence. the man behind the hijacking told air traffic controllers he didn't need help
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flying because he played video games, but how accurate are they? can you really learn how to fly an airplane? kpix5's len ramirez tested out a flight simulator to find out. >> reporter: the flight simulators at san jose state university's aviation lab are so realistic even the simulated cockpit tilts and swivels as pilots maneuver the controls. >> the real purpose of simulators is to help pilots train for instrument flying. >> verify that we have ignition by egt rising. >> reporter: but you don't have to be in flight school to access high resolution simulators, video games and streaming step by step video guides such as thisone entitled how to start a boeing. the airline worker who stole and flew a passenger plane in the seattle area last week had no formal flight training, but richard russell told air traffic controllers he didn't
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need it as he performed some dangerous aerial stunts. >> he just needs some help controlling his aircraft. >> no. i don't need that much help. i played some video games before. >> reporter: russell ended up crashing into a small island and was killed. >> it's a lot easier to fly getting off the ground as opposed to landing. >> reporter: san jose aviation technology chair says anyone can buy flight similar software and cockpit hardware to go with it and practically teach themselves how to fly. he doesn't want to restrict those sales because he said it would hurt legitimate students like these. >> they should have been able to stop it on the tarmac before he actually flew. >> reporter: and student kenny beeland doesn't want what happened in seattle to give people the wrong impression. >> it requires a lot of dedication, time and training to get into this career. >> reporter: in san jose, len ramirez, kpix5. in spain more than 300
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concertgoers injured after a boardwalk collapsed during a seaside music festival last night in the northwestern city of vigo. the port authority officials suspect there was a structural problem with the boardwalk, which is supported by concrete pillars, and that the excessive weight probably caused the collapse. two people are in intensive care but are expected to survive. the queen of soul, aretha franklin, is reportedly gravely ill and in a detroit hospital. the a.p. reports the legendary singer has had a number of health concerns in recent years. she was reportedly diagnosed with cancer in 2010. the 76-year-old is known for classic hits like respect and natural woman. in our health watch tonight, we know therapy dogs can help patients emotionally, but what about physically? meet lavender and sealey. these dogs work with stroke
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patients at sutter hospital in sacramento. the healing canines are trained for physical therapy to help patients regain their strength. just by brushing the dog or picking up a water bowl, a patient can actually improve their own upper body strength. >> being a stroke victim, you have to reconnect your brain to your body and these guys are great helping you just heal. >> the dogs go through about six months of specialized training. afterwards they're placed with a handler. the doctors say these dogs are different than comfort animals because they are used during the patient's actual physical therapy. weather time now, something is happening at this very second in the bay area when it comes to the weather that has not happened in more than a month. i'll explain coming up and talk about when this shroud of cloud cover, which is a little more expansive than it has been recently, is moving out. >> coming up at 6:00 tonight
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raging flames race toward a bay area spca, incredible new body camera video captures rescuers grabbing cats and dogs. we'll show you their desperate escape. >> but first the markets closed down a bit today. here's a look at the closing numbers from wall street.
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cb there's a weather streak that is about to end. i'll explain coming up. the visibility from the sales force tower not the greatest because we have lots of cloud cover. look at the temperature in san jose. it is only 72 degrees. it's not even 80. in livermore76, 60 in san francisco and 85 in concord. overnight tonight we'll drop to the mid- to upper 50s, kind of average, but the afternoon highs, one of these two streaks is ending. we've been talking about san francisco not getting above 72 the past month. that's certainly in place. livermore, 39 rate is days 85 degrees or hotter -- straight
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days 85 degrees or hotter. today will not be 40 because only a high of 81 today in livermore. the marine air for the first time in almost six weeks has finally moved inland. that's the longest stretch in livermore's history as long as we've kept track of the weather there, never had a stretch that long with 85 degrees or hotter every single day. the reason why? our ridge of high pressure is over north texas and northern new mexico. that's gone. two low pressure areas, albeit pretty week, feeding into a stronger onshore flow and thicker marine layer. so it is pushing inland. this pattern will be with us through wednesday, two more days with a lot of cloud cover in the morning and not that warm in the afternoon. you see the cloud cover pushing inland out toward livermore in the tri-valley tomorrow. we'll get sunshine in the afternoon, but temperatures kept down. wednesday it goes further inland out toward vacaville and fairfield through suisan bay down through san jose. we'll start with cloud cover and begin to see a change later this week, but cooler than average through wednesday, fog and low cloud cover moving inland tonight, much warmer weather as soon as we lose that
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ocean breeze. we will warm up rather rapidly by the end of the week, but tomorrow chilly, oakland 69 degrees, fremont 74, vallejo 75, only the mid-80s for concord, livermore and san jose, napa 82, 63 in san francisco. extended forecast, there we go. wednesday we stay cool. thursday we begin to warm up. friday much warmer back to the 90s inland, mid-70s near the bay and saturday we'll be back up near 100 degrees. so enjoy the cool weather while we have it. we have it right now. that's your forecast. be right back. you know when you're at ross shopping for backpacks...
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watch as a pair of humpback whales pop up for air.. just tourists at a lodge in canada got a special surprise. watch as a pair of humpbacked whales pop up for air just feet away from them. marine biologists say the whales were creating a ring of bubbles before swimming upwards to snack on some trapped fish. wow. what a treat. >> right on cue. cbs evening news is coming up next. >> jeff glor is here with a preview. jeff? >> up next after an airport employee stole a commercial plane over the weekend we're going to show you what airports are doing around the country to tighten security. >> a new report shows google users are tracked whether they like it or not. >> and the couple that went through everything in sickness and health even before they were married coming up in a few seconds on the cbs evening news. >> we thank you for watching us at 5:00. >> allen, myself and paul are back in 30 minutes. see you then.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> glor: on the "cbs evening news" this monday: flash flood g erts in seven states and d.c., as rising waters trap residents in their homes and cars. the report that details how google is tracking your moves w ether you like it or not. and a bride keeps her vow to walk down the aisle against all ndds. but first, the headlines in 60 seconds. h, oh, my god! >> dangerous weather is flooding n veral states in the northeast. i 20 million people are in a flash flood watch. >> i've never seen it so quick. >> we have to get out here before it gets even worse. >> omarosa now claims she recorded multiple tapes while >>e was at the white house. wa there are a lot of very corrupt things happening in the white house, and i am going to irow the whistle. >> we're getting our first look at security procedures at sea-

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