tv Mornings on 2 FOX October 14, 2014 7:00am-9:01am PDT
>> reporter: we're live in vallejo along westbound 80 where traffic is backed up for miles because of an overturned box truck. coming up an update on caltrans when the scene will be cleared. the plane started to shake violently in the front and making a loud pop, pop, pop sound. >> reporter: an unbelievable site for passengers on board an american airlines jet that had just taken off from sfo
yesterday. we'll tell you what caused part of the cabin wall to split open mid-flight and how the crew responded. a rescue operation is underway right now near mount hamilton. firefighters are trying to find a woman who drove off a ravine yesterday afternoon. what do hillary clinton, the giants and bruno mars all have in common today? it will add a very unusually busy day in san francisco. we'll tell you what's happening where and how you may be affected. "mornings on 2" begins rate now. we're following developing news in vallejo where an overturned big rig has made a mess of this morning's commute on interstate 80. ktvu's brian flores is on the scene and sal is watching for alternate routes to get you around the mess. there you see the big rig that
was flipped over. back up right now, but a lot of damage there. we'll hear from sal and brian in a few minutes. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." it's tuesday, october 14th. i'm tori campbell. >> it is starting busy. >> yes, it is. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. and steve is busy with the forecast. >> my feet are not on the desk, that's to for -- that's for sure. that fog yesterday, you probably could not run it. it was flying up the coast. we had 90s inland. that will not be the case today. the front is weakening but it will give us cloudy skies. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. santa rosa is at 60 degrees. usually they are the one of the cool locations. that's not the case right now. 50, even in alamo. mid-50s la fayette. pittsburg is still sleeping. somebody wake up the observer out there. fairfield west at 15.
concord has a south wind. most of these should start to turn southerly because the system is moving in. it will give rain to you folks in the north. cobb 41 degrees. today will be cooler with 70s inland. 60s by the coast. and a lot of low clouds. here's sal. we continue to follow developing news in vallejo where an overturned truck is causing a big mess for drivers on westbound interstate 880. brian flores is at the scene. brian, i see some activity in the background. are they moving that truck? >> reporter: yeah, they are moving that truck, sal. that's good news for commuters this morning. it's been bad news for most of the morning. i'm gonna step aside. we're standing along eastbound side 80 but the accident happened on the other side. tow truck crews are moving this box truck to the side so they can open up more lanes. in the past 30 seconds, it looks like they've opened up another lane. possibly two or three lanes
opened up this morning. good news for commuters. as we take a look at newschopper2, which is also above the scene, traffic, that residual traffic will be like this for quite sometimes -- quite sometime. take southbound 680 from the cordelia area if this is your normal route. from what we understand this was a box truck that was contracted out to mail service something like fed-ex. it's still unclear how the driver lost control and the box truck ended up on the side. it's still unclear how the driver is doing this morning. but it certainly caused major headaches on westbound 80 this morning. traffic backed up from vallejo all the way up to fairfield the -- fair fairfield. they've moved the truck to the side. the plan is to put the truck on
a flat bed. as we take a look at traffic, it looks like more lanes are opening up. that's good news for commuters. but westbound 80 big headache for several commuters want to go back to sal. there's another accident to talk about on eastbound 80. >> that's right. we have a lot of slow traffic. you mentioned the slow traffic. newschopper2 is showing us that on 80 westbound as you drive through. you can see that backup that stretches into fairfield on 80 westbound as you drive down to where brian is, westbound 80 near highway 37 even if they were to open the lanes right now, we'll have a long time for this backup to unwind getting through the area. brian mentioned a fatal accident. this is a deadly crash on westbound 780 to 80 ramp in vallejo. this crash happened about an hour and a half ago. one person was killed when they were hit by a vehicle in the area. that's now causing a big delay. i think a lot of people are stuck up the road. i also want to mention that the bay bridge toll plaza is going to be busy this morning.
traffic is backed up all the way out to the macarthur maze. there is a giants' game. there will be a lot of people. 680, a new crash, southbound. this is 880 near the coliseum. if we could put the map up for a second. we have a brand-new injury accident southbound 680 on the sunol grade and traffic is just a mess. 7:06. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. in a few minutes, passengers on an american airlines flight that made an emergency landing at sfo yesterday will take off on a new flight to dallas. the passengers experienced pretty tense moments in the sky when the plane started to come apart. alex savidge is live now with more on what people on that plane heard and saw. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning to you. it was a surreal experience for one woman i talked to this morning who watched the cabin wall panels next to her seat begin to split apart. this happened shortly after takeoff. this was an american airlines flight that had just left sfo, headed for dallas yesterday.
joan denny told me that she thought maybe this plane was gonna come apart somehow. she and other passengers heard a loud popping sound near aisle 14. here's video taken by a passenger who was on board the plane. it shows crew members as they came in to inspect a hole in the cabin wall that tore open midflight. airline representatives say it was a broken air duct that caused the wall panels to come apart and the captain himself came back to take a look. he assured passengers, the damage was cosmetic. the plane never the lost cabin pressure but a half-hour into the flight, an emergency was declared and the plane returned to sfo where it landed safely. one passenger described the damage. >> we heard these popping noises. i thought something is moving around in the overhead. the next thing i knew, the wall looked like it separated from the wall. >> you think -- i don't think
we're gonna make it. it's very scary. really weird. >> reporter: there were some on board the flight who thought that the plane kept going way too long. they felt they had to convince the crew that this was a serious enough issue to turn around and land. this boeing 757 was taken out of service and because there were no replacement planes yesterday passengers were put up at hotels for the night and many of them are getting on a flight that leaves for dallas shortly. airline representatives are adamant that plane never lost cabin pressure during that entire situation. a lot of the passengers on board were glad that the plane returned to sfo. we're live this morning at sfo, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:08. new this morning, a crash between a jeep and a taxicab in san francisco early this morning sent three people to the hospital and one to jail. police say around 3:30 this morning, the driver of a jeep ran a red light and broadsided a taxicab at octavia and oak
street. three people were taken to the hospital and are expected to be okay. one person in the jeep ran away from the scene. another person in the jeep was taken into custody. >> it came out. everything okay. i see the guy. happened to know the cabdriver. we called 911 and then police and everybody start coming in and i saw the guy, one black male about 30 to 40 year old running that way. >> police are now looking into whether the jeep was stolen and if alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. they also want to find out if the crash was connected to -- in if he way to a burglar -- in any way to a burglar alarm that went off not far from the scene. police in campbell this morning are hoping a new sketch will help track down a man who exposed himself to a woman inside a grocery store. now, take a look at it. the sketch shows a man with a
-- with shaggy hair and a beard. police say he flashed a woman inside the safeway on west hamilton avenue near marathon drive. police in belmont and palo alto are searching for a man who exposed himself but the description is different. this man is described as clean- shaven. the latest incident was outside of pete's coffee on el camino real. a proposed new federal law calls for five years in prison for people who are caught climbing prominent national landmarks by the golden gate bridge. charles schumer proposed this new law after recent incidents on the brooklyn bridge, including a russian tourist, and two german artists who replaced american flags on the bridge with white flags. senator schumer says because of terrorism concerns at national landmarks trespassers have to be discouraged. in december, state lawmakers will hear a proposal
to rename a bay area landmark in hopper of robin williams. the wall toe tunnel -- the waldo tunnel on highway 101 in marin county, that's where robin williamsive willed for many years. it connects to san francisco where he started his comedy career. supporters say the rainbows over the tunnel are like the colorful suspenders he wore on mork and mindy. robin williams, as you know, died at his home in tiburon last august. 7:11. you've probably heard the expression, money does not grow on trees but in minnesota that expression almost seemed like a reality. a deputy found nearly $3,000 in 100 bills blowing in the wind. she thought it was leaves. >> i was quite surprised. i spoke to her briefly this afternoon. it's one of those calls that you will always remember.
it's not typical. it's a bit odd. >> along with the money, the deputy also found a withdrawal slip from a local bank. it turns out a customer withdrew the money at a credit union 5 miles away to pay for some work on his car. he accidentally left the money and the wallet on his trunk and drove off causing it all to just blow away. >> that's not funny but it's like wow. >> wow. and the fact he was able to get it back. >> get it back. >> thank you. 7:12. we're still following breaking news in santa clara county. ktvu's janine de la vega, she's following this, a rescue operation underway right now. an out-of-control car went down a careen near mount hamilton. it was built as a race but some are seeing red. they say the event was a complete bust. we're still looking at slow traffic. looking at the santa clara valley, northbound 280 is
getting slow approaching highway 17. we have a low cloud deck out there. there's some breaks in there. yesterday, it was clear. that's not the case. higher clouds in advance of a front. i will tell you when it will be here. that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and why with our partner in brazil, we are producing a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane to fuel cars. let's broaden the world's energy mix, let's go.
welcome back to "mornings on 2." time 7:15. new this morning, the union that represents san francisco court workers say they are on strike this morning. the court clerks held a one-day strike last month. now, the workers plan to shut down all three superior court houses in the city. the union says the court has violated state labor law by negotiating a new contract in bad faith. the san francisco court has had years of budget cuts that have closed courtrooms and reduced the number of hours those courts are open. the clerks are saying the court
has $16 million in a reserve fund but they are refusing to offer them a raise. we'll keep an eye on that. it's been almost a year since the sonoma county sheriff's deputy shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. the teenager was holding a bb gun at the time of that deadly shooting in santa rosa. deputy eric gelhaus thought it was an assault rifle. that shooting has prompted a series of angry protests in the santa rosa area over the past year. this approaching anniversary has community members there demanding more oversight of local police agencies. >> the community must have and deserves to play a critical role in the formlation of policies, funding and oversight. >> we have to believe in the people who are protecting us. we can't be afraid of them. >> just three months ago, the district attorney's office said it would not file charges against the deputy. however, a special task force has asked the sheriff to rethink the decision to put him
back out on street patrols. happening today, president obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 countries who are joining in the fight against the islamic state terror group. the day long strategy meeting comes as the white house says there's been progress in the u.s.-led campaign against isis. military leaders from turkey are taking part in the meeting. the u.s. is pressuring turkey in particular to take a more active role, especially with much of the current fighting taking place right on its border with syria. he's back. north korea state media has released new photos of kim jung un after speculation the status of him. the pictures are not dated but state media says it shows him visiting a newly-built housing project today. the new pictures show him with a cane. he appears to have lost some weight. he had not been seen in public since he reportedly attended a concert with his wife six weeks
ago. his absence spawned international speculation that kim jung un was ill or there might have been a shift in power. but the leaders sometimes take long breaks from public appearances without any explanation other than he was experiencing some discomfort. >> all right. hey, sal, how is the san mateo bridge doing? >> well, we just got a new crash there, dave and tori. >> oh, boy. >> and traffic is going to be slow. now, the crash is reported westbound near the high rise. i'm trying to get a better location because it could be that it's actually going the other way. but they have sent the bridge out on expedite to find this crash on the san mateo bridge and we're gonna try to figure out exactly where it is. i just want to let you know that's going on. traffic is busy. it is in the westbound direction, it will be worse. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's that's a 30-minute delay getting into san francisco. southbound 101 in san francisco is recovering after an earlier accident at the 80 split. that cleared up before we went
to the report here. westbound 80 is just a mess from fair fairfield to the vallejo area. they are moving that truck. they moved the news crews off the road as well. traffic should start recovering. but it really is -- people are gonna be in a mad mood when they get to the office after some of these incidents. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. folks, you are listening but not watching. there you go. [ cheers ] >> we're looking out towards pittsburg, is that right, nelson? yes, sir. okay. thank you. some of the higher clouds coming in advance, of this front. there's breaks in the clouds. i've seen projections out out to the 22nd of october -- out to the 22nd of october with this pattern. starting to cloud up as that system gets closer. it's, pushing in some of that low cloud deck.
this is a very weak front. there is not a lot here. it's coming in what we call positively tilted. don't worry about it. it just means it's weaker. it's on its way. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. some of these are pretty close. some are cooler. if you get any break in the clouds, you are probably on the cooler side. the higher elevations have opinion very, very warm. that's completely reversed itself. los altos hills, 57. menlo park, 58. i think there was a 15-degree spread. 61 in belmont. foster city, san mateo, about 57 degrees. not much of a breeze yet but it's turning south-southeast san jose. due south half moon bay. southeast sfo. that's a cold front direction even though this is a -- more of a cool front. 52 in ukiah. you will see some rain. lake tahoe at 58. this is not a big system for them. this will be a cooler breezy pattern for them. more so, if there's any rain it will be on wednesday morning
and i doubt much falls. a lot of low clouds in place. the rainfall projections are .25 to .30 in mendocino county. santa rosa, 18/100ths. after that, it will be driz. clouds, cooler. rain to the north. if there's any rain for us, it will be late, late tonight early in the morning. this is one of those patterns where it's warmer or as warm as clearlake. a little warmer but still in the 70s. out of those 90s, including brentwood, antioch, livermore, concord, alameda, berkeley, 68. read ville view was 95 degrees. 63 daly city. 73 redwood city. they were 90. partly sunny, mostly cloudy. i think it will be cooler. there will be an increase in the clouds. cooler. one more system moves in on friday. >> thank you, steve. well, this morning some runners in the north bay, let's
just say they are not happy. the for profit run or die the -- dye event was held at the sonoma county grounds. participants expected to run through clouds of colored powder. but runners left disappointed. online complaints say most people did not get the dye packs, race ribs or the souvenir t-shirts they paid for ahead of time. it was supposed to be 5-k but it was just over a mile. many are demanding refunds. ktvu has reached out to the company for comment but has not received a response. it's a proscroctive political ad -- provocative political ad. people are talking about it. this is from the governor of california and some say it is very disturbing. a pet parrot who
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♪ come and get it. an elderly driver has died after she lost control of her car, went up on the sidewalk and hit a young man holding a bicycle. this happened in pleasant hill. the young man is in the hospital this morning with significant injuries to his lower body. the woman -- the female driver was also taken to the hospital where she died. the crash happened about 11:00 yesterday on contra costa boulevard near taylor boulevard. police are looking into whether the driver suffered a medical emergency. 7:5. we're talking about that -- 7:25. we're talking about that. for the second year in a row, the farmer from napa won the annual weighoff for pumpkins in half moon bay. [ cheers ]
>> they are cheering for elsa. that's the winning pumpkin. it weighed 2,058 pounds. the grower has a prize of $6 a pound. that's about $13,000 pounds. >> probably put it in the bank. i work in the newspaper business also. it's tough right now. yeah. we can use the money. >> you can did good, john. his client pumpkin set a new record in north america. it's less than the world record in europe. a pumpkin in switzerland weighed in at,333 pounds -- 2,333 pound. a parrot that used to talk with a british accent showed up speaking spanish. he was found by a woman looking for her own lost bird in los angeles county. the bird's microchip helped
track down the owner in torrance. it's not clear where he's man. he's acting the same, the only difference is -- [speaks in spanish] police activity at a well- known tourist destination in san francisco. the violent incident we're just learning about at fisherman's wharf. >> reporter: we're live on mount hamilton where a woman has been stuck on a ravine overnight. a dramatic rescue with a coast guard helicopter is about to take place any minute. we'll bring you the story coming up. we'll still looking at the freeways. they are pretty crowded. i will tell you about highway 24 and also tell you about some of the fun things going on in san francisco that could make traffic not fun. well, the fog has returned. yesterday at this time, it was clear. that's not the case now. it's lifting a little bit. it will be a cooler forecast, plus game 3 coming up. (mom) when our little girl was born,
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yesterday afternoon. ktvu's janine de la vega has been monitoring this rescue and she will have an update for us in two minutes as we look down the ravine. it's pretty steep there with trees as well. we'll have an update in just a moment. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. i peeked. >> what's it like? >> not that cold, steve. bit not hot. it's overcast. >> a lot of low clouds. it will be partly sunny, mostly cloudy. 64. pretty good breeze picking up later on as we get a mix of lower clouds and higher clouds. high higher clouds are increasing slowly. the low clouds are underneath that. they are not extensive but they are making a decent push. it all spells a cooler pattern for a while. any rain will be light. it will be in the north bay this evening. and drizzle for us late tonight, tomorrow. just waiting for the breeze to pick up. it's on its way. multiple layers of clouds.
cooler forecast is the main message. could be drizzle or light rain to the north later on today. but for us instead of the 80s and 90s it's 70s. we have quite a bit of activity on the road. it's pretty crowded everywhere you look. a lot of slow traffic getting up into the valley. if you are going to your job right now, it will be pretty crowded on all of the freeways. 87 included getting into downtown san jose. let's go to the toll plaza of the bay bridge. that's also a 25 to 30-minute delay getting into san francisco. there's a giants game today. you didn't know that, well, it's gonna be a playoff game today at 1:00 and that means a lot of people in the city also we have dream force going on. it will be a bad day to drive in the city quite frankly. you might want to think about using public transportation. 80 westbound still recovering from the truck accident from fairfield to vallejo. and southbound 680 is a mess from dublin to sunol grade
because of a crash. southbound 680 at 84. 7:32. back to the desk. >> thank you. we're following breaking news from santa clara county. a rescue operation is underway right now. you are looking at mount hamilton in santa clara county. firefighters there are trying to find a woman who drove off a ravine yesterday afternoon. they have a helicopter overhead to help look for her. janine de la vega joins us now live from the scene to give us an update. goops, janine. >> reporter: we're right below mount hamilton road. we want to take you up to the crash scene. a car went oef over this -- over this embankment. we're told she's 28 years old. she's from campbell and has been stuck there overnight. they brought in a coast guard helicopter. i would say two minutes ago we saw a rope come down from the helicopter, a medic was climbing down that rope
rappelling down and right now he's with that victim and they are trying to figure out, you know, how to treat her down there. we're told that she's gonna be then hoisted back up and then taken to a hospital. now, she drove over this embankment we're told by authorities sometime yesterday afternoon, possibly around 3:00. we're told that her car was overturned and it was the system inside her car that alerted authorities but deputies got information that she was in the area of highway 17 and camden near campbell. they searched in the area, couldn't find anything. then her mother contacted authorities and they used a cell phone app and they found her cell phone was in the area of mount hamilton road and alum rock park. overnight we were told that santa clara sheriff's deputies were searching and that she was finally located here off mount
hamilton road right where it splits off onto clayton road, about a mile and a half from there. again, car overturned and she has been out of her car. we're told she has major injuries. so again, that is why the coast guard helicopter is here. we have not seen her yet, been put on the gurney and hoisted into a basket back up into the helicopter. we're all waiting for that to happen. i'm told by the california highway patrol again another agency that is assisting with this since this is a crash scene that she is conscious. she has been talking. we're told that sheriff's deputies as well as fire personnel, we're not sure if they hiked down there or rappelled but they were with her monitoring her, not sure what kind of injuries she has. but we are told that it is major. but again, probably a rough night for her since she's been stuck in that ravine overnight.
so we're gonna continue to talk this. we'll have our cameras on that chp helicopter to give you an update and hopefully soon she'll be rushed to the hospital. reporting live, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we'll check back for an update soon. thank you. 7:35. new this morning, san francisco police are investigating a shooting at fisherman's wharf. it happened around 3:00 on jeffson street right across from pier 45. police say the shooting victim is a man. he's being treated at san francisco general root now. we're being told this is a large scream scene. some streets may be closed off as police investigate. but so far no arrests have been made. police are searching for a drive who hit and killed a woman in east san jose. it happened near mckee road and north 33rd street. when officers arrived, they found the woman lying in the road. she was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.
the speed limit where she was hit is 25 miles an hour but neighbors say drivers often speed. investigators describe the hit- and-run vehicle as a light- colored suv. they say it left the scene traveling westbound on mckee road. 7:36. happening today, boy, it is gonna be a busy day in san francisco. two huge events attracting pig crowds. you've got the -- big crowds. you have the dream conference and then the giants' playoff game at at&t park. tara moriarty, live in san francisco now. i know the business owners love seeing the clouds but you should leave your car at home, right? >> reporter: yes. definitely take mass transit if you can. orange october is officially here and with it comes the traffic. in a couple of hours, we'll see 40,000 people fill the stadium here. it's a very pretty shot over the water. the area around the moscone center promises to be congested. that's because howard street is shut down due to the dream
force convention. construction has shut down several lanes near the yebb yebb gardens as well. more than 1,000 people are expected to attend the keynote address to be delivered by hillary clinton. clinton was the headliner for a fund-raiser for the university of las vegas last night. today's speech at the tech conference begins at 9:00 this morning. then what so many giants' fans have been waiting for, at 1:00 this afternoon, first pitch game 3 of the championship. people who live near the ballpark are praising for the crowds, traffic and, of course, excitement. >> it's definitely noisy. i try to avoid the craziness. i try to leave work an hour early. >> what about park? ing? >> that would be horrendous. i'm lucky i commute to work taking the trains. is. >> reporter: both the giants and the cardinals took in batting practice yesterday at at&t park.
the series is tied at one game apiece. expect traffic to get bad. we'll see congestion around the ballpark until thursday but the dream force convention runs until thursday. you can imagine thousands of people are here in the city. definitely plan ahead for the next couple of days. just in case, you were wondering, of course, i wore my orange and black. so much for unbias journalism, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were wondering. looks good. game 3 of the nlcs, 1:00 this afternoon, at&t park. you can watch it on fox sports 1. 7:39. there was a powerful earthquake this morning in central america killing at least one person and causing a lot of damage. it was a magnitude 7.34 quake. it was underwater about 43 miles off the coast of el salvador. here is a look at the damage.
crews responded to 12 collapsed hopes. a hospital also -- homes. a hospital received minor damage. officials say a woman was killed when a pole fell on her. a new study shows that several northern california faults are due for major quakes. researchers say four fault segments in the bay area have built up enough tension to create a magnitude -- a quake of magnitude 6.8 or higher. they are the green valley fault between napa and fairfield, the northern calaveras fault, the hayward fault and the rogers creek fault in sonoma county. 7:40. new developments in the ebola crisis. this morning, the world health organization says in two months, there could be as many as 10,000 new cases of ebola a week. a man in dan sis -- kansas is the latest to be monitored. hospital officials say the man had been working as a medical
officer on a he commercial vessel off africa's west coast. he's still in isolation this morning. we're also finding out more about the nurse who contracted ebola of a caring for an ebola patient in dallas who later died. 26-year-old nina pham was among 70 staff members caring for thomas duncan. all of them were wearing protective gear but somehow miss pham got the illness. she's been given a blood transfusion. it was donated by a doctor who beat ebola. the doctors are monitoring all of the other staff members for possible symptoms. and united nations medical worker infected with liberia has died at a hospital in germany. the 56-year-old man died this morning despite undergoing very intensive medical procedures. 7:41. federal health officials are now reviewing patient treatment practices and yesterday, a patient triggered marin general
hospital's ebola protocols. the patient had been traveling overseas and came back with a fever after being put in an isolation room. it was determined the patient was not a ebola risk. they have enough gear to comply with cdc recommendations but many nurses say they are still not prepared. >> each and every day we put our lives on the line. part of the fear amongst the nurses and other workers is the lack of protocol, a lack of equipment, and a lot of training and education. nurses say their biggest concern is being trained on how to properly put on the protective gear and take it off. the cdc is also now looking into whether more decontamination steps are necessary when health workers leave ice hation units -- isolation units. coming up next in the next
hour, the emergency landing at sfo. and a bus driver takes elementary school students on a wild ride. what the police discovered in the driver's purse when they pulled her over. san mateo bridge is slow as you drive across the peninsula. we'll tell you why today this bridge and some of the others may be busy later. pretty good fog bank out there. some higher clouds creeping in. let's take this shot here. we have a change in our weather pattern. not much rain but it will be cooler.
7:45. election day is just three weeks from today. in san jose voters will be choosing a new mayor. last night, the two candidates, dave cortese and sam liccardo took a bus tour through san jose stopping to talk to voters along the way. one of the big differences between them, cortez is against the controversial reform plan while liccardo supports it. >> we're the city that stepped forward that said we're gonna stop guaranteeing that police officers and firefighters get a $200,000 pension in their 70s because we can't afford it anymore. >> cortezcy is supported by the public unions including police and firefighters. we asked him how he feels about being labeled the labor- friendly candidate. >> i've always been labor friendly and business friendly. i think the city has been able to bring it together and pull the broader community together. that's what i intend to do. >> the two men were the top two
vote getters in the june primary and are vying to replace chuck reed who is termed out after eight years in august. disturbing advertising or effective campaigning. either way, one candidate for california governor is getting a lot of attention. pam cook is in the newsroom with the ad peep are talking about -- the ad people are talking about. >> the ad is getting a lot of attention. >> i'm a parent. that's just incredibly disturbing. >> neel kashkari is a republican candidate for governor. his new ad shows a child nearly drowning. then he reaches in to save the boy. he says it represents governor brown's neglect for poor and minority students stuck with bad teachers. there are strong opinions about the bad on both side of the political aisle. >> you can tell that he doesn't have children because that's
very scary to see your kid in a pool drowning. i think it's way over the top. >> the voters are discerning enough to understand what it is and what is not over the top. and they will be the ultimate judge. >> now, campaign strategists say whether you like the ad or not, it's doing what it is designed to do and that is to get the voters' attention. recent opinion polls say the probability of brown beating him is 99%. reporting live in the newsroom, pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:48. boy, there was some scary moments for students and parents during a field trip in utah. >> what happened? >> she almost hit the van next to us. okay. i'm awfully shaking at this point. >> look at this. the bus driver facing dui charges. authorities say she was under the influence of prescription drugs while driving a bus with 67 elementary school kids on it. this happened on a busy stretch
of highway. now, after several 911 calls, troopers were able to pull that bus over. >> could have been disastrous. we could have had a whole bunch of kids hurt. we're lucky. >> troopers say the driver failed a field sobriety test and in her purse, they found four bottles of prescribed drugs. she had been with the district for six years. we want to check in with sal. it's been a busy morning. how are things looking on the san mateo bridge? >> a little bit busy. things are a little better tori and dave. right now on the san mateo bridge, westbound, it's recovering from an earlier crash that was there for a bit. the bridge crews did a good job in getting it out of the way but the damage is done. traffic is going to be slow. it's always slow. it's also slow at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. it's backed up for a 30, 35- minute delay. this giants' playoff baseball today. probably getting all excited if you are a baseball fan. the best way to get there is not with your car, it's on
public transportation. southbound 680 from dublin down to sunol, very slow because of some problems at 84. 580 is jam packed from livermore to dublin. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. a very good morning. we have a lot of low clouds around. there's some breaks. a few high clouds. this is a very weak system. don't expect much in the way of any rain out of this. but it will usher in a much cooler pattern. yesterday, santa rosa hit 90. downtown san jose was 87. san francisco, 79. today, 70. 65. 76, 76, 76. it looks like the 70s are here for a while. this system is toppling over. it will weaken considerably but it's picked up the fog bank. it will probably give us local drizzle. very light rain to the north later on under mostly cloudy skies there. this is not a good sign when you see them coming in like this which is what this is doing. but it is picking up more of a southerly breeze or a westerly breeze and 60s on some of the
temperatures or 50 -- 50s for others. we have a tropical storm quick. anna. heading toward the hawaiian islands it will not impact anything until it reaches saturday night. the big island. but it is expected to reach hurricane strength. we'll keep an eye on that. right now only 45 miles per hour. it is moving northwest. i think at about 7 or 8. for you, we do have an extensive fog and low cloud. the higher clouds there will be light rain to the north. i think anything south of santa rosa will be in the form of drizzle. that wouldn't be until late tonight or tomorrow. there looks to be two, three more behind it. 60s and 70s on the temperatures. game 3, partly sunny, mostly cloudy. it will be a cooler pattern. but there's always sun out towards china basin. expect some low clouds. maybe a height jacket as temperatures take a tumble from the last couple of days. morning rain. it will be very light. there's not much there. cooler and breeze thursday. another system on friday, might
linger into early saturday. not much change staying on the cool side through the weekend. 7:51. one of the oldest people in the nation is being called a liar. not me. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," how facebook caused the birthday girl to tell a little white lie. >> blame it on facebook. a high school quarterback who proek his leg during a game last -- who broke his leg during a game last saturday has learned he has a more serious condition to deal with. what he says about facing the disappointing news.
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he was convicted of culpable homicide. a typical sentence is five to eight years. a high school senior's life has changed after going into the hospital for what he thought was a broken leg. that's already a pretty serious injury. but it turned out to be much more. rocklin high school quarterback max o'rourke was injured during a tackle on friday night's game. when he went to the doctor, they discovered a large, benign tumor in his right leg. doctors say his high school football career may be over and his future as a college football player is at this point on hold. >> i didn't expect to be in this situation but here i am and you can either live with it or you can be angry at the world. and i chose, you know, to live with it and be positive. >> max took his first steps at the hospital yesterday. he's hoping to be released from uc davis medical center
sometime today. >> wow. what a story. it happened again. another bear found in the backyard in bakersfield. it was in a tree yesterday afternoon. the latest of several bear sightings that wish and wildlife officials have been dealing with in the last two months. >> i was very shocked. i yelled at my wife to come over. she called me a liar and said oh, my god and ran back in the house. >> a tranquilizer was used to capture the bear. the wildlife officials think they are out looking for food and water because of the trout. >> a strange site there. 7:56. there is a new strike in san francisco this morning. coming up in the next hour, we'll tell you who is on the picket lines and not at their jobs. and passengers this morning are describing some anxious moments on board an american airlines flight that had just taken off from sfo when the cabin walls began to split open. we'll tell you what caused this and how the crew responded coming up. and we're looking at
traffic in san jose jumping in on the slow traffic party. northbound 101 approaching 880. it will be slow. we'll tell you more. well, a little change in our weather finally after a long, long stretch of 80s and 90s. that won'ting the case today -- won't be the case today. we'll have your game day forecast and what looks to be a cooler pattern for a while.
a nightmare becomes real for passengers on this american airlines flight. a gaping hole forced this plane to make an emergency landing. that was after the pilot announced no one upon board was in danger. ktvu's alex savidge will join us live. he will tell you how those passengers reacted to that. quick look at weather and traffic as steve moves over to the weather board and to the baseball forecast. >> a guy tweeted me and said i'm in hawaii, should i be concerned about this tropical storm. >> oh, okay. >> multitask here. partly sunny, mostly cloudy. game 3. yesterday it was 79 degrees. it will be cooler today. breezy. there's a lot of low clouds and a few high clouds. but this system is very weak.
any rain will be confined to the north and what we see will be confined to the drizzle. there's not a lot to this. the big mess -- messait will be cooler. 50s and 60s. santa rosa, 60. fairfield, 60. san jose, 58. of is pretty close -- everyone is pretty close. del breeze is trying to crank up. we should see more of a southerly or westerly breeze. this system will fall apart but give a lot of cloud cover to the north. very light rain in mendocino county,lake county, maybe santa rosa north. that's probably about it. drizzle is possible late tonight and tomorrow. 70s on the temperatures or 60s for some. here's sal. been slow driving to get in the city. you mentioned the playoff game. dream force south of market and getting into the city with your car, not an excellent idea. trains are moving in. b.a.r.t. without any major delays, according to dispatchers. the backup here is about 25 minutes into the city.
880 northbound is going to be slow pst the coliseum heading up to downtown oakland. some of the slowest traffic has been in the east bay. as i pull back and look at the maps. 680 has been slow. 880 is slow from hayward all the way to fremont. as we go to the, automatic of the freeway -- all of the freeways have been slow. back to the desk. we're hearing more first- hand accounts this morning from passengers on that american airlines plane that made an emergency landing yesterday shortly after taking off from sfo. ktvu's alex savidge is joining us live. you can tell us what people saw and heard as the walls of the cabin started to come apart. >> reporter: good morning to you. one woman i talked to who was on that plane said she was in disbelief as she watched the wall panels begin to split next to her seat. it happened after that plane took off from sfo headed for dallas yesterday. of course, this was all going
on and many passengers panicked. some worried that the plane was coming apart. here's video taken on board the plane. it shows crew members inspecting a hole in the cabin wall that tore open mid-flight. they say it was a broken air duct that caused the problems. passengers heard a popping sound on both sides of aisle 14. eventually the captain came back to take a look. he reassured passengers that the damage was purely cosmetic and cabin pressure was normal. about a half-hour into the flight, an emergency was declared. the plane returned to sfo where it landed safely. >> all in all a nerve-racking experience for many on board. >> it was scary. i always say a prayer when i'm taking off. i always fly southwest. this was american. i'm getting back on and trying to get home. >> there were, however, some people on board the flight who criticized the crew's response. we talked with one man who thought the flight kept going
way too long. he felt as though some passengers had to convince the crew that the issue was serious enough to turn around and land. the boeing 757 was taken out of service. because there were no replacement planes yesterday, passengers had to be put up at hotels for the night. many headed out for a flight to dallas. we're live this morning at sfo, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:03. happening now, a rescue operation is underway on mount hamilton in santa clara county. a coast guard helicopter crew was trying to rescue a 28-year- old woman who drove off a cliff yesterday afternoon. she's believed to have suffered serious injuries when her car
plunkinged into a ravine. the emergency crews tracked the woman through her satellite system after confusion about her whereabouts. it looks like a rescuer being dropped down into the location. ktvu's janine de la vega is monitoring the situation and she will have a live update for us at 8:30. also new this morning, a crash between a jeep and a taxicab in san francisco early this morning sent three people to the hospital and one to jail. police say around 3:30 this morning, the driver of a jeep ran a red light and broadsided a taxicab. this is at octavia and oak streets. three people were taken to the hospital. they are all expected to be okay. one person in the jeep ran away from the scene. another person in the jeep was taken into custody. >> came out and i said are you okay? everything okay? i see the by. happen to know the cab driver. we called the 911 and police and everyone start coming in.
i saw the guy, one -- one black male about 30, 40 years old running that way. kind of scared of the situation. >> police are now looking into whether the jeep was stolen and if alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. they also want to find out if the crash was connected in any way to a burglar alarm that went off right before the crash, not far from the scene. 8:0 a. new this morning, the union this represents san francisco court workers says they are on strike this morning. last month, the court clerks held a one-day strike. now the workers plan to shut down all three spror courthouses in the city. the union says the court has violated state labor law by negotiating a new contract in bad faith. the san francisco court has had years of budget cuts that have closed courtrooms and reduced the number of hours that courts are open. these clerks say the court has $16 million in in a reserve
fund but are refusing to offer them a raise. police in campbell hope a new sketch will help track down a man who exposed himself to a woman inside a grease -- grocery store. here is the sketch showing the man with shaggy hair and a beard. he flashed the woman at the safe way. police in belmont are searching for a man who exposed himself but the description is different. now, this man described as clean-shaven. the latest incident was outside of pete's coffee on el ka el camino -- el camino real. a new law calls for a prison sphens up to five years -- sentence up to five years for people caught climbing landmarks. charles schumer proposed the new law following recent incidents on the brooklyn bridge. that includes a russian tourist who climbed the bridge and two german artists who replaced the
bridge with -- who replaced the flags. people at an assisted living complex in berkeley are protesting what they call poor treatment by the property managers. the redwood gardens apartments they are subsidized by the government. they have plans for $3 million in repairs to the apartments in common areas. residents have been told they have to clear out their bathrooms and kitchens completely. some of the people say they are not able to do that on their own. >> it's just the job of packing it all up. we have to get our own boxes and people are in wheelchairs who can't do it, they have to pay something to do it. >> the company told us renovation plans have been in the works for a year. they say the improvements will benefit all of the residents. they say that some of the tenants have protested every
step of the way. residents are considering maybe getting a lawyer to help them. well, this coming december state lawmakers will hear a proposal to rename a bay area landmark in honor of the late actor robin williams. the waldo tunnel with its rainbow arches it's on highway 101 in marin county. that's where robin williams grew up. it connects to san francisco where he started his career. supporters say the rainbows over that tunnel are just like the colorful suspenders robin williams wore on "mork and mindy." he died at his home in tiburon last august. this morning, some runners in the north bay are angry. the for profit run or dye event was held at the sonoma county fairgrounds over the weekend. this video was used to advertise the event. participants expected to run through clouds of colored powder on their way around the course. but unarers say they left -- runners say they left feeling disappoint and ripped off because the event was
understaffed and disorganized. online complaints say most people did not get the dye packs, rain bibs or souvenir t- shirts they paid for. runners say the course ended up being over a mile. many are demanding refunds. ktvu has reached out to the company for comment but has not yet received a response. 8:09. as tori just told you a couple of minutes ago. there is a rescue operation going on. coming up at 8:30 why a woman who drove off a cliff yesterday is still stranded this morning. but first, kim jung un has finally surfaced after months of speculation after the break, the way north korea's leader made his return to the spotlight. still pretty busy out there on highway 4. if you are coming into concord, you will see it. highway 4 is slow. we had earlier accidents to blame. we'll tell you more about the east bay commute. finally a little change in our weather. it won't mean much in the way of rain.
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and teamwork.sitive thinking. yes. okay, so we, were going downtown... so i start thinking, parking space, parking space there was no spaces. but then one appeared, right? positive thinking really works. no it, it really does, you know, like when i need gas, i start thinking techron. mmm. techron. and before i know it, we're pulling into a chevron. you put positive thoughts out there and then i just... oh, wait, are you like, controlling me? n-n-no. your car takes care of you, care for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. that's a long leash. a lot of hot tempers flaring in ferguson, missouri. yesterday was dubbed moral monday. it wrapped up four days of rallies to protest the fatal shooting of michael brown. more than 50 people were arrested, including cornel
west. the protesters say something good came out of these protests. >> it shows solidarity, unity, a lot of unity we haven't had in this country for years. we're coming together not just for mike brown but they are coming together for me. for all of us. >> the protesters want the police officer who shot michael brown arrested. a grand jury still deciding whether or not to charge him in that shooting case. 8:13. it's been nearly one year since a sonoma county sheriff's deputy shot and killed 13-year- old andy lopez. the boy was holding a bb gun at the time of the deadly shooting in santa rosa. deputy eric gelhaus said he thought it was an assault rifle -- rifle. this approaching anniversary has community members demanding more oversight of local police agencies. >> the community must have an deserves to play a critical role in the formlation of
policies, funding and oversight. >> we have to believe in the people who are protecting us. we can't be afraid of them. >> three months ago, the district attorney's office announced it would not file charges against deputy gelhaus. but a special task force has asked the sheriff to rethink his decision to put him back on street patrol. opening statements set for this morning in the trial of a man accused of killing a pleasanton teenager 30 years ago. the body of 14-year-old tina felts was found in april of 1984 near highway 680. police say she was stabbed to death while taking a shortcut home from foothill high school. a classmate, steven carlson, was arrested in 2011 after new dna tests linked him to the crime. carlson was only 16 at the time of the killing. happening today, president obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 uncountries who are joining
in the fight against the lawk state terror group -- islamic state terror group. the day-long strategy meeting comes as the white house says there's been progress in the u.s.-led campaign against isis. military leaders from turkey are taking part in the meeting. the u.s. is pressuring turkey to take a more active role, especially with much of the current fighting taking place on its border with syria. well, he's back. north korea state media releasing new photos of kim jung un after all of the speculation about where he's been. now, the pictures, they are not dated. but state media says they show kim jung un visiting a newly built housing project today. these new pictures show him with a cane, he's walking with a cane. he appears to have lost some weight. the 31-year-old has not been seen in public since he reportedly went to a concert with his wife six weeks ago. that absence triggered a lot of international speculation that
maybe he was sick or maybe he was overthrown from office. olympic track star oscar pistorius is back in a south african courtroom for day two of his sentencing hearing. defense lawyers asked the judge to consider his charity work as she considers his punishment for the negligent killing of his girlfriend last year. prosecutors claim his main motive for the charity activities whats to further his -- was to further his own career. he was convicted of culpable homicide. that's the south african legal term for unintentionally but unlawfully killing someone. a typical sentence is five to eight years in prison. the country's newest and most advanced yal biggous assault -- amfigurous assault -- amfib yows assault ship will leave san francisco sailing under the iconic golden gate
bridge and continue its journey to san francisco. an estimated 3,000 sailors and marines will work together on the ship. a united states marin is in custody aboard a ship docked in the philippines. the marin is facing murder charges in the death of a transgender filipino. they found the victim strangled in a motel bathroom. the incident has sparked several angry protests outside of the embassy in manila. she holds the title as minnesota's oldest resident but cannot join facebook without lying about her age. anna stare was born in 1900. just celebrated her 11 hadth birthday -- 114th birthday the she wanted to create a facebook page but when she went to do it she found out the dates of birth only go back to 1905.
she's written mark zuckerberg, saying, hey buddy, i'm still here. i need a new date to put down for my birthday. hey, sal -- >> they say the age demo on facebook is getting older. that's why it's don't want to be on it. good morning, everyone. speaking of social media. i've had some people tweeting things that i may not repeat on air waves but they are not pleased by some of this traffic. westbound 24 as you drive from pleasant hill road to the caldecott, that's moderate. when you get to the other side, the slow traffic getting to the bay bridge toll plaza, there is a lot of it. there will be a lot of people coming into san francisco today. it's a playoff game. treatment force and a bunch -- dream force and a bunch of things. hillary clinton is in town. i would advise you to take the train and don't drive a car
expensive parking. all of that stuff is going on in san francisco. in contra costa county, 680 is still slow from concord to walnut creek. westbound 4 is slow. the only good thing a lot of those crashes have cleared up. but still a lot of heavy traffic left over. let's go to steve. don't forget our book club meeting at 1:00. >> 1:07. you are bringing the green bean casserole. >> thank you, sir. >> we have low clouds around. any rain will be -- you folks up in mendocino county and lake county and i doubt there's much. but the main screaming message it will be cooler for a while. we also have game forecast, partly sunny, mostly cloudy. there's breaks in the cloud. it will be cooler. yesterday 79. that won't be the case. only mid-60s and breezy. to the north atlantic, it's a monster of a system. that -- i want to thank the weather department down at san jose state meteorology department, they tweeted this
out. i've seen a couple of images on twitter. 951 millibars. for those of you who have a barometer at home 28.08 inches of mercury. watch out. i think some wards of edward moved into the -- some parts of edward moved into this. this is huge. 40-foot waves have been observed. we have tropical storm anna heading toward the hawaiian islands. not until sunday. expect it to reach hurricane strength 75 miles per hour. we'll track this. if it arrive, it will be late saturday and sunday. we have a lot of high clouds to the north. but this system is weakening. it did pick up the fog bank and really enhance it. 60s on the temperatures or 50s. everyone is kind of close. not much of a breeze yet. san jose, though, southeast 16. they seem to be the strongest. this is a cool front direction. you are get a south-southeast. 57 tahoe. not much of a system for them. in fact if you are heading to tahoe, more of a breezy to
windy pattern. it will be cooler. if there's precip, it will be on wednesday. for us, rain to the north. mendocino county, lake county but really not much. two bits maybe .30 to ukiah north. but santa rosa .08. this .03 at sfo, that would be drizzle. clouds, cooler. local drizzle late tonight tomorrow morning. there's not much left to the system. 60s and 70s. cool air begins to work it way in. coast bay inland. there won't be the huge spread. yesterday we had 90s. no sign of that happening any time soon from this day forward at least for the next seven, ten days. breezy, cooler on your thursday. another system arrives on friday. that one looks stronger. to the north, not much change on sunday. a drowning child in a political ad is going too far
closing down in the study. a study commissioned by him predicts more than 4300 businesses will have to move or close down this year alone. supervisor compose want as new ordinance to protect so-called legacy businesses. >> one of the things we're seeing many of these legacy businesses are struggling to pay their rents. because of many of them have short-term leases, it's very challenging to stay in this market. >> campos is proposing a tax rebate if they give ten-year leases to long-established businesses in their buildings. for the second year in a row, a farmer from napa took home top honors at the an actual pumpkin weighoff in half moon bay. [ cheers ] >> the winning pumpkin nicknamed elsa weighed 2,058
pounds. the grower received $6 a pound. that comes out to roughly $13,000 in prize money. >> probably put it in the bank. i work in the newspaper business also and it's -- it's tough right now. yeah. we can use the money. >> hawkly's pumpkin set a new record in north america but it's still shy of a world record set in europe. that pumpkin was grown in switzerland at weighed in at 3,320 pounds. a missing parrot that used to talk with a british accent has suddenly turned up safe four years later speaking spanish. it's an african gray parrot named nigel. nigel was found by a woman looking for her own bird in los angeles county. the bird's microchip helped track down the owner in
torrance. we still don't know where nigel has been for the past four years. his owner says he acts the same. the only difference is he now speaks in spanish. figure that one out. 8:26. the ebola scare, well, now it's triggering concerns right here in the bay area. coming up in 16 minutes, four things that healthcare workers say they still need in order to fight that virus. >> reporter: we're live on point hamilton -- mount hamilton where a woman whose car went over a ravine is being rescued right now. we're gonna show you all of these developments and her rescue right now by fire personnel. that story is coming up. we still have a lot of slow traffic out there. when i say a lot, i mean almost everywhere you look. we'll tell you where all of it is coming up. even if it's sunny inland today, it will not be as hot as yesterday. in fact, temperatures drop about 20 degrees. pretty good-sized fog bank. we'll have that and your game
welcome back to "mornings on 2." live pictures. we're still following this rescue -- the camera is really zooming in. we can see this happening. this rescue operation happening right now in santa clara county. we're on mount hamilton. these rescue crews are trying to save a woman. her car went off an embankment yesterday afternoon. she's been trapped since then. now, ktvu's janine de la vega and the camera are there, keeping an eye on the rescue teams. janine will be here with an update coming up in two minutes from now. stay tuned. tuesday morning, it's october 14th. i'm dave clark.
let's talk about weather and traffic. the weather is really interesting. >> you weren't lying to me. i stepped outside. it's cloudy out there. we have a lot of low clouds. partly sunny, mostly cloudy for game 3. yesterday, the high was 79. today, 64, 6 a. there will be -- 65. there will be a good breeze. it won't be as nice as the past couple of days. there will be changes in the form of a few high clouds. this system is falling apart. but it will give light rain to the north. mendocino county, lake county. i doubt except drizzle late tonight and tomorrow. 50s and 60s the big message and we'll get some rain. but it's the cooler pattern. in fact, it will stay cool for a while. by that i mean 70s, not the 80s or 90s. clouds cooler, local drizzle. a lot of 70s or 60s closer to the contract. here is sal. i will show you some of these pictures. westbound bay bridge, just a little bit of improvement here. still about a 25, 30-minute
drive time into the city and again today will be a superbusy day in san francisco with the playoff game and dream force and just a bunch of other small events. 880 northbound and southbound is also slow getting into downtown oakland. southbound traffic is a little better on the left there. highway 4 is slow westbound as you drive westbound 4 towards 680 and a lot of slow traffic on the peninsula. southbound 101 from san mateo pretty solid down to palo alto. 8:32. back to the desk. we've been telling you all morning happening right now, a rescue operation is happening as we speak on mount hamilton. an emergency crew trying to help a 28-year-old woman who drove off a cliff yesterday afternoon. she's been there since. janine de la vega is there now and you are talking to a chp officer. what are they telling you, janine? snrgets well, right now in the
-- >> reporter: well, right now they are in the middle of the operation. behind me you can see the coast guard helicopter. it's there. it's waiting to bring this woman that we're told is from campbell. she's 28 years old. she's been stuck here overnight. now, i do want to show you the ravine that her car went down. this is a very steep embankment. right now, you can see there are firefighters with her from calfire. we're also told that there mighten chp officers down there as well. and they have been cutting a path to try to bring her up here. at one point, we thought it would be too windy for the helicopter to land. but just to get more information about this rescue operation, we go to officer rasmussen with the california highway patrol. what's happening right now? >> what's happening is right now, the coast guard is trying to determine whether or not they can hoist the driver out
of there. that's our original plan. if that doesn't work, they are set up to hoist her up the hill and have the helicopter take her from the top of the hill. >> reporter: rate now, is this a challenge -- right now this is a challenge pause because of the wind? >> the wind has picked up and the terrain is giving them a hard time. they had to cut a path down the hill for the rescue crews in case they have to drag her up or bring her up the hill. . >> reporter: we're told the woman has major injuries but is conscious and breathing. >> the only thing i any she's alert. she's awake -- i no he she's alert, she's awake -- i know she's alert and awake. we don't know the extent of her injuries until we get her up here. >> reporter: from what we can see this dramatic scene, i would say about an hour ago, a rope did drop and medic came
down and was -- was left down there and he was assessing her along with all of the other emergency personnel. again, we haven't seen them go back up and get -- and get saved by the helicopter. they are trying to determine what to do. i just want to go back to how this all started. this all started yesterday afternoon. we're told the woman was driving on the road and the car went over the embankment. it turned upside down. the system in her car, that's what alerted authorities. however, authorities were alerted she was in the area in campbell. they went to the area, didn't find anything. this woman's mother contacted authorities, filed a missing person's report and they were able to locate and ping her cell phone and it was prout to the area of -- brought to the
area of mount hamilton road. it was a sheriff's deputy we heard that actually found her. this is a crazy story. have you ever heard of anything like this? >> this is pretty crazy. i've heard of good rescues or crashes where we've had them down embankments but this is a pretty good one. >> reporter: okay. thank you. and i don't know if you can tell at all what's going on right now. >> right now, what it looks like is the coast guard is still trying to test whether or not he can hold the helicopter in place while they try and hoist the basket up or they are gonna have to come up the hill with her. >> reporter: did the chp officers hike down there? >> we have two officers down there ahong with two sheriff -- along with two sheriff deputies down there when we first came here. we have four officers town there right now. >> reporter: okay. and she will be taken, then, to a hospital as soon as this
happens and we know that there were no other passengers with her, right? >> right. appears to be solo. we haven't gotten any word that there's anyone else. we checked the area. haven't found anybody else. we just have a solo driver as it is now. >> reporter: we can't see the vehicle overturned from our vantage point. again, just the chp helicopter and fire personnel. chp officers down there. we're gonna stay on this. if this rescue does happen in the rest of our morning newscast, we'll bring it to you. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. we'll check back before the end of the newscast for an update. thank you. happening today, it will be a very busy day in san francisco. two huge events drawing big crowds. the dream force conference at the moscone center is one and
the giants' playoff game at at&t park is the other. tara moriarty is live in san francisco where business owners are happy about the crowds. if you are going, really, tara, the best advice leave your car at home, right? >> reporter: yes, definitely take mass transit this morning or afternoon. we did have a chance to visit a couple of restaurants around the ballpark and they were really hustling and bustling. the sow chefs arriving early. more than 130,000 people will be headed to the dream force convention. keynote speaker, former secretary of state, hillary clinton, will be speaking at 9:00 this morning. howard street is shut down and construction has clogged several lanes near yerba buena gardens. what so many giants have been waiting for at 1:00, precisely 1:07. first in game three. we spoke to one sacramento couple who said it took them
more than three hours to get into the city this morning. >> we left at 4:30 this morning just to get here. just to come down and relax and get some coffee, get something to eat. it was just a mess due to traffic. we sat in traffic for -- it's been about an hour and a half around fairfield. >> reporter: both the giants and the cardinal took infield and patting practice yesterday at -- batting practice. the series is tied at one game apiece. expect traffic to get bad around 10:00. the giants are two more games. not only will we see congestion around the ballpark, but the dream force convention runs through thursday as well. bruno mars will be performing at a benefit concert tonight at 6:30. that will end around 10:00 tonight. so this is a jam packed day. a lot of stuff going on, not only in the morning and in the afternoon but in the evening as well. live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news.
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welcome back. 8:44. let's bring you up to date on some of the top stories -- emergency crews just -- you are looking at it. they just rescued the woman trapped on mount hamilton in santa clara county. this is brand-new video. you are seeing it as i am. it was taken moments ago. the 28-year-old woman being pulled into a coast guard helicopter rescued. now, her car drove off a cliff yesterday afternoon. she drove off. it's believed she has serious injuries. her car plunged about 500 feet down a ravine. but she's alert. she's breathing. and is being hoisted in that coast guard helicopter. we'll have much more on the ktvu news at noon. passengers on an american airlines flight that made an emergency landing yesterday at sfo, well, they are finally
headed to dallas tax. yesterday, their plane was forced to turn around and land. passengers say that wall inside the plane started to come apart. luckily no one was hurt. the union hing san francisco court workers say they are on strike this morning. the court clerks held a one-day strike. the workers plan to shut down all three superior court houses in the city today. and all lanes of interstate 880 in vallejo are back open again -- 80 in vallejo are back open again. that overturned truck has been uprighted. the big rig flipped over on the west side of highway 37 around 3:30 a.m. traffic backed up all the way to fairfield for many hours. disturbing advertising or effective campaigning? either way, one candidate for governor is getting a lot of attention in california. pam cook is in the newsroom with the ad that people are certainly talking about, right,
pam? >> yes, they are. the political ad definitely gets your attention but many people, especially parents, are disturbed by the image of a child nearly drowning. >> i'm running for governor because every kid in every neighborhood deserves a good education. >> cashkashkari's campaign says it's a metaphor for the failing education system. critics say it violates the constitutional rights of children by making it next to impossible to get rid of bad teachers. many people, especially parents, say this ad is upsetting and it goes too far. >> neel kashkari's campaign is drowning. >> the question again is whether or not the campaign will be able to pivot to the education message which is what they are really talking about. >> people are talking about the ad and the campaign strategists agree whether you like the
message or not, it is doing what it was designed to do which is get voters attention. recent polls show him losing to brown in the race by double digits. pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. let's go back to sal. have you taken care of the toll plaza? >> it's still slow. a lot of people coming into the city just for regular work and later on it will be that way getting in for the game and other things. the drive time is about a 15, 20-minute drive time if you are on the left side of the toll plaza there. also, the morning commute is moderately heavy in san francisco along northbound 101 approaching the octavia street offramp. if you are driving on the peninsula for some reason we've had a lot of slow traffic on
101. but 2800 is a decent route -- 280 is a decent route. let's go to steve. some sunbreak, but a lot of low cloud. partly sunny, mostly cloudy here today. game 3, you know, usually at&t park gets the sun anyway but there will be more cloud. the big news is how much cooler it will be. yesterday 79 for a high in the city. today, 64, 65. there will be a breeze behind that. the system is falling apart. it's still there. it will be a slow mover. out ahead of that we're getting a lot of low clouds and fog. again, the north bay will get some rain out of this. i would be surprised if we would get much south. there will be drizzle later on tonight and tomorrow. but the main focus will be up to the north. this is not a good sign but at least i think points north will see some rain. 60s for some 50s for others. everyone is close on the temperatures. the breeze picked up for a while. it will continue to do so. it will be mainly southerly after everything is said and done. there is our system.
ronald thompson up in crescent city. 2/10. ukiah, maybe .25 or .30 and santa rosa .08. after that it looks weak. what's there is in the form of drizzle. cloud, cooler, some sun but there is ta westerly breeze behind that and temperatures in the 90s for many, not today and not for a while. 6 kentfield. sonoma 72. walnut creek 75 with a pretty good breeze. hayward 71. berkeley, 68. 76 san jose. east san jose read ville view, 95 degrees. 70s the peninsula main 60s on the coast. there's a better testimony for friday. maybe again text news as well -- a better system for friday. maybe again next tuesday as well. a loaded school bus and a seemingly loaded driver behind the wheel. >> my heart is pounding. >> after the break, the white-
8:53. san francisco police are investigating a shooting at fisherman's wharf. it happened around 3:00 this morning on jefferson street right across from pier 45. police say the shooting victim is a man. he's being treated at san francisco general right now. we're being told this is a large crime scene. some streets may still be
closed as police investigate but so far, no arrests have been made. all right. 8:53. police searching for a driver who hit and killed a woman in east san jose. it happened last night about 8:00 near mckee road and north 33rd street. when the police arrived, they found the woman in the road. she was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital. now, the speed limit where she was hit, it's 5 miles an hour but neighbors say the driver -- 25 miles an hour but neighbors see drivers go much -- adrivers go much faster. the vehicle left the scene going westbound on mckee road. a new class of san jose police recrews starts training. only 23 recruits are expected to show up this morning. that's less than half the capacity. that small class is a reflection of the growing staffing problem for the san jose police department. since 2008, the size of the department has shrunk from 1400
to about 1,000. it's all because of a battles between the police, the union and the city over pay, pension and disability benefits. 8:54. the roman catholic church may be moving closer toward an historic change in policy toward nontraditional families. a group of catholic bishops is calling for the church to welcome and accept gays. this push for a major change in ideology comes a week after -- after a week of meetings among bishops around the world gathered at the vatican. the bishops are also calling for more accept aps of divorced catholic couples possibly paving the way for dish voersed people who have remaried to receive communion. pretty scary moments in utah for students and parents during a field trip. >> what happened? >> she almost hit this van next to us. okay. i am awfully shaking at this
point. >> this is unbelievable. the female bus driver now facing dui charges. 67 elementary school kids were on her bus. she was under the influence of prescription drugs. after several 911 calls, troopers pulled the bus driver. she failed the field sobriety tests and four bottles of prescribed pills were found in her purse. mcdonald's is launching a new proportion -- promotion. the our food your questions campaign is clearly aimed at teenagers and young adults. the company has olrolled out the first part asking people to ask questions about how the menu items are produced. the fast food giant says it will answer them. experts say the campaign is risky but could pay off if younger customers start thinking mcdonald's has better quality and more healthy foods. this is the last day for the public to bring home a peace of the stick -- piece of
the stick. the they are wrapping up the special offer that allows fans to buy seats from candlestick park. the park will be depolished next year -- demolished next year. it's ticket tuesday, today you have a chance to win tickets to see the latest cirque du soleil. coming to san francisco. november 14th through january 18th. now, for your chance to win a family four pack of tickets, go to ktvu.com, make sure you do it before midnight, put in the secret word "tent." let's go to sal. how is the san mateo bridge looking? >> pretty slow. we'll quickly go through it. san mateo bridge is very slow right now. westbound. bay bridge tone is getting better as you drive into san francisco. when you get to san francisco,
northbound 101 is already a little bit slow approaching the 80 split. let's go to steve. partly sunny, mostly cloudy. more cloud to the north. cooler, breeze is the main story here. 70s inland. if there's any rain it will be the north. if we get any it will be late tomorrow. cooler all the way into the weekend. another front on friday. the pattern has changed. >> thank you, steve. 8:58. that will do it for us. thanks for watching ktvu and for more at noon, we'll have more on the dramatic rescue on mount hamilton. bye-bye. ♪
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