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taken in for questioning while the little boy was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. >> everybody was in the living room the little boy in the back of the room crawled under this bedroom they heard the gun go off. your brother is telling you the little boy shot himself? >> yes. it was an accident. >> reporter: being detained right now. >> my brother is detained right now. >> reporter: oakland police could not say if this was an accidental shooting, only it is an ongoing investigation. >> reporter: you have an oakland police chaplain on scene? for support. we also have the oakland support. >> reporter: late this afternoon wilson wanted to make it clear his brother told him it was an accidental shooting and that the gun was under a bed and the boy had accidentally shot himself. wilson wasn't inside the home at the time. >> locked up now the situation, i don't know it wasn't locked up i wasn't here. i don't live here and i can't
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tell you why the gun wasn't locked. i can tell you it was an accident. >> reporter: it is a tragic situation. some families of the hospital, other family here. we are told the little boy does not live at the house, he was visiting this afternoon with his mom. in san francisco, a federal jury has handed down another big verdict involving monsanto's round of weedkiller. the jury ruled in favor of 70 -year-old edwin hardiman. they warded the man $80 million. he says he sprayed roundup on his properties for 26 years. in 2015 he was diagnosed with non- hodgkin's lymphoma. the jury said the weedkiller paid big part in his will list. the second time the jury has ruled against rhonda. a man was awarded $78 million in a case in state court. the man who carried out a
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mass shooting at an east bay university has died in prison. according to the department of corrections 50 -year-old one goh died last wednesday in a sacramento county prison. he was serving a life sentence for the 2012 shooting rampage at oikos university. a receptionist and six students were killed, three others hurt. he had dropped out of the nursing school. he later said he was angry because the university did not refund his tuition. he was later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. he pleaded no contest to all charges to avoid the death penalty. the cause of death not really. aurora police asking the public to be on the alert after they discovered a pipe bomb in a parking lot of an office building. it was found yesterday on santa teresa boulevard north of highway 152 here is what the device look like. bomb was made from 7 inches of plastic pipe wrapped in tinfoil. it had a fuse but did not detonate.
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>> a little to off the fact that somebody wanted to play a joke and drop one of those devices in the parking lot. the fact of the matter is it doesn't take much of an explosion to blow up windows or to scare one of the neighbors. those are residences over here. >> there are security cameras at the complex. the video has been turned over to police. students at a fairfield high school were told to stay home today. a racist threat prompted administrators to close the campus. we learned students abandon high school were threatened with violence and the school didn't want to take any chances. administrators are keeping tightlipped about the threat saying they don't want to compromise the investigation. we've also learned it's the second racially charged incident at the school in just a month. graffiti including a swastika and obscene images were spray- painted on the baseball dugout, playeratheclaims the students responsible had taunted his son with slurs
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targeting him in the graffiti. he says the five day suspension was not enough. >> i want those students removed from the school we want information sent out to the community that this individual inner-city don't like people for whatever reason. >> the superintendent has commented on the parent's concerns. meanwhile vanden's principal says the threat was unrelated to the graffiti. in san mateo county, a harrowing afternoon for this driver. a large tree came crashing down on her. this happened about 1:00 on portola valley road in woodside . luckily the driver suffered only minor injuries. crews reopen the road just before 3:00. live view now from our exclusive salesforce camera looking over san francisco. billowing clouds, blue sky. rain has moved on but we are
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not in the clear just yet. another system moving toward the bay area. >> within 24 hours we will have yet another round of rainfall. it poured this morning, moved out, blue sky right now. rain is gone but only temporary. we look to the east the storm got us earlier today noah widespread snow maker above 5000 feet in this year with numerous thunderstorms east of merced and north and east of the city of reading. san jose received a quarter inch of rainfall in the past 24 hours. three quarters of an inch in kentfield and fremont. half-inch in concord, we are getting a break, to about six or 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. light rain will return in the north bay and we all get scattered showers come tomorrow afternoon. the winter can you will be the drive home tomorrow. not tomorrow morning.
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coming up how much rain to expect and when 75-degree weather returns to the bay area. more fallout from the college admissions scandal. a silicon valley executive has reportedly been ousted from the venture capital firm he helped found. lightspeed venture partners has parted ways with the founder, chris schaepe. he reportedly told partners to use deservedness of rick singer the alleged mastermind of operation, to get his son in the college in 2015. schaepe was not indicted in the investigation. lightspeed venture partners released a statement saying quote we determined to separate from chris to ensure this matter does not interfere with firm operations. the matter does not involve the firm, its personnel or its portfolio of companies. meanwhile a spokesperson says he believed the effort to get his son in the college was aboveboard. lyft is going public on
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friday and the company is so confident of investor interest that the company the price range today. as melissa caen shows us, if you want to buy shares, be sure to read the fine print, as always. >> reporter: you should always read the fine print especially when it comes to tech companies going public. we are here at the lyft headquarters where as of friday members of the public can buy a piece of the company. presumably have a say in how the company is run. that might not be true here art letters aeaon the new e blic will be able to buy and sell shares of lyft and as jeremy c owens points out they will have a say in how the company is run. >> everybody with the share gets one vote. >> reporter: lyft is issuing two kinds of shares. one class
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for you and me, each share has one vote but another class for insiders and each has 20 votes. this allows certain people to keep control over the company's. they want to make sure while they take wall street's money they don't have to take wall street's advice all the time. >> reporter: width is far from alone. this has become a common practice for tech companies. lewin group only public, insiders got shares worth 150 votes. facebook, linkedin and google insiders got shares with ten votes. snapchat insiders got shares worth with ten votes too but the public didn't even get one vote. snapchat sold shares worth 0 votes. owen says the snapchat cell got people's attentions theenbody r with it. >> some indexes like the s&p 500 and companies to issue different voting rights. while some investors may like the idea of giving certain
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people control there can be a downside. >> if those founders mess up in the way that mark zuckerberg has at times and the way they did at uber there will be no recourse if they don't want to leave there is very little recourse because they have control. >> reporter: in the case of lyft with 20 times the voting power per share, after the ipo, the president and ceo will hold a combined 49% of the company's total voting power. owen says investors who want to bet on ride sharing should be careful because you are not really buying shares of the company. fferen're just investing in t one class and a hoarding a number of those shares of the top is with the two class system, the public class can be diluted, separated, reissued without impacting the control group at the top.
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cell phones rattle in the east me as people received the first earthquake test of its kind. >> you just washed your hands but how do you know if they are really clean? this device cleans to see germs. . there could be a winner tonight as powerball jackpot jumps to his fourth-largest in lottery history.
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a quick alert sent to thousands of cell phones across oakland today, part of the new system that could save your life. morning people to take cover moments before shaking begins. today's shake alert experiment, designed to test how quickly a warning could reach cell phones. >> this is the first test of its kind to get this message out over this particular system something called the cell broadcast. >> reporter: the alert zone 60 block section of downtown oakland west of lake merritt. in a real earthquake dealer would come after sensors are triggered giving people a few seconds to brace themselves. new technology could give you some new confidence as you dine out. >> idea to stop germs from spreading in places like restaurants. >> reporter: washing your hands with so and water feels so analog. here at the pizza my heart, they are testing a food
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safety device that looks more like him convention tony stark. a hand scanner that uses visible light fluorescent spectroscopy, special purple caller lights to scan for bugs like salmonella, norm rice, hepatitis a, listeria, the cofounder explains how it works. >> we shine a specific wavelength of light and use in use reflective properties off of the invisible contamination and pass that through a series of different algorithms to determine on an image if there is anything present. >> reporter: the key is going long enough. employees wash their hands like normal and the scan takes a few seconds. facial recognition logs the peabody and if you continuously fail, management is notified. what's more it compiles trends uncommonly mysterious like underneath the fingernails, the side near the pinky finger and the web between the thumb and forefinger. >> we can get the information and training to the restaurant.
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>> throwing pizza you want clean hands. >> reporter: the owner of more than two dozen pizza my heart locations is always on the lookout for ways to improve food safety, especially after chipotle's massive e. coli outbreak in 2016 that second 55 people and closed 43 restaurants across 11 states. >> a lot of health problems come from people not washing their hands. we train and train and train the to know for sure we have a check. >> reporter: that has raised about $2 million in seed funding now being tested in 50 different locations across the country. the cost will likely start around $150 a month. >> i know restaurants out there could really use these. >> you want to name some names? still no timeline for affix to problems plaguing santa clara's traffic court system. the trouble started when it started miscalculating what
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people owed in fines. now the court has halted online payments some people could go to the courthouse to pay in person. >> my time is limited and that is why i've got a break right now. >> the county and computer partners are trying to fix the broken system. facebook says it's taking a major step to ban nationalism on its platform and on instagram. the social network says its policies have long removed post with hate speech of racism but the concept of nationalism was much broader. going forward, users who search for terms linked to supremacy will be automatically connected to a support group. the company says the new policy begins next week . another wave of powerball fever has reached the day. peop tickets before tonight's drawing.
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the jackpot a whopping $750 million. powerball now the fourth largest in u.s. history. players are taking a visit to a san jose shop were just last year a lucky patron won $522 million. the shop's owner is hoping it happens again. >> increase of traffic as far as the lottery is concerned. you see more people, distance, also. some just visit the store. >> the chance of winning the jack pot, one in more than 292 million. >> there's a chance? >> there is a one, doesn't say zero. somebody has got to win. >> keeps growing and growing. >> there are a finite number of mathematical possibilities. >> you probably don't have the one that somebody might.
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you never know. we may get a dry day. sometime soon. you never know. actually we do know coming up this weekend. outside currently clear skies. fire up the barbecue. i'm jealous. santa rosa 57, concord 62 san jose and oakland 60. while night tonight kinda cloudy. concord 48, clouds moving into the santa clara valley. it poured earlier today, that front now over the central valley. dry conditions, won't last forever. rain will return tomorrow morning. it has rain 15 different days this march. i thought it would be top ten not even top ten for the month of march and the record a whole lot more than we have of 31 days. i think we will stop at 16. day number 16 for the month of
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march tomorrow. sunshine friday may be pushing 70 degrees in sonoma county this weekend. this needs to move to get dry weather. it will move closer tomorrow keeping unstable air together. when boundary moved through today with the funnel cloud reported east of merced at 2:30 this afternoon. unstable air one more day, the low moves and weather will change. tomorrow morning mainly north bay showers, the rest of the commute should be dry. towards the afternoon more widespread precipitation, on the lighter side but still there. friday rain is gone, friday evening most clouds are gone saturday morning set the stage for mainly sunny mild weekend. you rainfall tomorrow not much less than a tenth of an inch predicted for concord, hayward, pleasanton and san jose. a little more toward mendocino.
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more showers tomorrow, scattered variety with a small thunderstorm chanced with they. dry on friday. storm tracks just to the north looks like we stay dry and warmer weather likely for the weekend. 70s inland. 60 tomorrow, concord 62, oakland 61, pacifica 56. wet at times tomorrow, not on friday. sunny over the weekend. chilly at the beach, low 60s 70 near the bay on sunday and mid- to upper 70s inland and mainly dry monday, tuesday and wednesday next week. not a guarantee the reading is gone but we do dry out. you fans are going to want to see what is coming up now and the panda is lova fan favorite. right back where he started again. to simone, i leave the van gogh.
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to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them.
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. >> what is the next time you get a chance to see coach kyle smith rome the sideline? next time washington state is in the bay area after three seasons met to agree to a six- year contract to take over the cougars program unnamed yet substantial salary bomb in washington state. threes great 21 seasons, for since the early 1980s. don't worry things might have gotten a little golden on the hilltop because next man up taught golden number 24 on the left at st. mary's. kyle smith assistant for three season taught golden is the man now. baseball is the eve of opening day for most. giants opener potteries
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tomorrow. they is about to host the angels on thursday, nice gift about an hour ago. a deal for 1st baseman. the 35 -year-old expected to play 1st base while matt moulson is out for two month. he hit 21 homers last season with toronto. hello i'm pablo sandoval and i'm a giant. manager announced the panda secured a spot on the opening day roster. versatile player alen hanson did not make the team. the warriors a memphis tonight without jordan bell suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. kobe bryant joined life after basketball. the former start in the late, late show with james gordon last night. he had to answer a tough question or else eat a cow's tong. >> i would like you to rank these legendary basketball players from best to worst.
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lebron james, michael jordan, and kobe bryant. splunk i'm not going to answer because everybody will debated so i will take a bite of this. >> i love it. you can answer is pretty straightforward. >> [ cheers & applause ] >> a tasty delight for one of us . >> i love beef tongue. absolutely spectacular dinner. i have had it many times. >> i would try it as long as it didn't look like that. >> it look like a shoe they brought out. >> tell me later >> thanks. still ahead the hottest burger joint in town. the new restaurant that just opened up in the north bay. alright, you excited?
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. >> the flavor of the month shake shack's second bay area location now open for business. >> people lined up today for burgers, fries and shakes. the new location in the marin county mark. dozen showed up to sample food from the new york city-based burger chain. customers told us the milkshakes were worth the wait. shake shack opened its first bay area spot in palo alto last december. another location in san francisco is in the works. >> you can't find a good burger . a lot of good places. >> what about a milkshake. >> cbs evening news coming up next. jeff glor here with the
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preview. >> here is a look at some of the stories we are working on. the f.a.a. grilled on capitol hill over boeing's newest plane got approved. wire some edible versions of marijuana sending people to the emergency room? a medal of honor recipient who tackled a suicide bomber and saved so many others, tonight on the cbs evening news. >> thank you for watching tonight. the cbs evening news is up next. we will be back here at 7:00 p.m. have a good night.
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♪ ♪ cbs >> glor: on the cbs evening news" this wednesday, fixing the planes. boeing outlines its plan for 737 maxes as the head of the f.a.a. faces tough questions in congress. >> boeing unveils an overhaul to its 737 max software. >> as capitol hill addresses flight safety. >> safety should never be optional. >> the f.a.a. put the fox in charge of the henhouse. >> chicago police released their file on jussie smollett. >> he's walking around saying he is a victim. nothing here adds up. >> education secretary betsy devos facing a flurry of criticism over a proposal that would eliminate funding for the special olympics. >> it is a life-saving organization. it helped me find my voice. >> one of the nation's largest wireless providers is set to release new technology to stop robo-cal.

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