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undercover investigation involving fake bombs and weapons making it through security checkpoints. 7:00. we're live in livermore this morning where the sun is up and ntsb investigators are now getting a better look at the debris site where a small plane crashed late last night. tara moriarty has been out there since we went on the air at 4:00 a.m. she will tell us what she's learned about the deadly crash. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." it's tuesday, june 2nd. i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. we were looking at clouds and fog out there all morning long. how does it look out there? >> about the same. >> about the same. >> not as much as yesterday. >> a lot more breaks n clouds. william tweety in vallejo confirms says currently 58, light wind and a large, very
large orange ball in the eastern sky. still trying to determine what that is. run for the hills, william. the sun will make an april peerance -- an appearance for some. what's normal for june 2nd? 65 on the high side. water temps have gone up except for bodega bay. everyone else is pushing mid- to upper 50s to 60. the system yesterday that gave us the clouds and the drizzle moved off. santa rosa, 49. hayward says 59. a little bit of a breeze here. still expect more of an onshore breeze. 54 san francisco, buoy. half moon bay 57. monterey, 59. that's very warm. almost identical to what happened last june. had a cold may. temperatures warmed up in june. they stayed there all summer long. a lot going on. what looks to be a hurricane. tropical storm blanca looks like it will move north toward
baja. we'll keep an eye on that. today, though, document, low clouds, some high clouds. mostly sunny and warm. temperatures 60s, 70s, coast and bay. upper 70s, low 80s inland. normal low slow traffic, sal. hey, steve, i have an answer for you. we were talking about vasco road. it was a huge piece of construction equipment blocking both sides. i'm gonna put a picture of it. our viewers are so good. they get to the bottom of things. that's what happens. let's take a look at the commute now. the traffic is moving along pretty well at the bay bridge toll plaza until you get to the macarthur maze. i guess that wouldn't be pretty well, would it? it's slow at the at the macarthur maze. yesterday, we had a terrible commute in and out of san francisco using the bay bridge. interstate 880 does look good if you are driving on traffic
here in oakland. southbound or northbound coming from past the coliseum and no major issues. traffic continues to look good. you may be wondering about yesterday. we had big delays in san francisco along northbound 101 getting to the lower deck. it's not that way today. 280 in daly city is better. 101 is better. getting to the airport looks good as you drive down the peninsula. no major problems down san mateo and heading all the way down to palo alto. a slightly different and better commute on this tuesday. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. the search for answers continues into a fiery small plane crash in livermore. it happened around 9:00 last night in the area of hartford and north livermore avenue. that's about three miles north of the livermore municipal airport. ktvu fox 2 reporter tara moriarty is near the crash site where federal investigators have just arrived. good morning, tara. >> reporter: well, good morning. the ntsb was expected here at first light. it looks like they are scouring through the wreckage. we also noticed that the
coroner is here on scene. if you take a look behind me, you can see this is exactly where the plane went down. when firefighters arrived last night at the crash site, they found the plane in the field crashed in, engulfed in flames. the pilot was killed. investigators say the pilot of this single engine piper plane reported control problems shortly after takeoff from the livermore air. that perp was the openly person on board that we know of. neighbors noticed a weird sound coming from the plane moments before it crashed. >> felt it and heard it and actually heard the airplane's engine die and then silence and then the crash. >> at this point, we're unable to identify the pilot completely. the plane is burned beyond recognition. we can't find a tail number. we're working on that right now. >> reporter: investigators says this plane crash in the same area where another plane crashed about nine months ago,
that plane also experienced mechanical issues. it typically takes months for the ntsb to come up with a probable cause for accidents like these. live from livermore, i'm tara moriarty back to you. >> thank you. 7:05. a wanted parolee is back in custody after a wild police chase in san francisco last night. [ sirens ] >> the chase ended in a crash involving several vehicles at fifth and mission around 5:30 last night. police officers had a struggle getting the suspect out of the car. investigators say the chase started during a parole check in the bayview district. the suspect sped off striking a parole agent who was not seriously hurt. one witness said he saw the suspect's car at fifth and howard driving on the rims before he got caught in rush hour traffic. >> originally i saw it, i thought the car was going fast. and then it rounded the corner
like a bat out of hell and then you see cars getting hit and you hear the commotion. you could smell the fumes from the carriage on the ground. >> the suspect was taken to a hospital. so was another woman injured in a crash. her injuries did not appear to be serious. we're learning more about the suspect accused in a bold heist at a car dealership in san francisco. it's a story we brought you as breaking news yesterday morning. police identified the suspect as 37-year-old peter doron of san francisco. he's accused of stealing $100,000 bmw from a dealership on howard street. he drove it right through a huge plate glass window. he hit a parked car and mason. he took off. he was arrested an hour later during a domestic dispute with a woman at a different location. we're seeing a string of reports that united airlines is experiencing delays across the country due to a computer problem. this is a live picture from san
francisco international airport. an official there tells us there was a computer glitch that affected united's flight plans and it was just resolved in the last half-hour. there are reports that the faa grounded all united flights for a brief time. some passengers are saying their flights have been significantly delayed. we're told nights are taking off from sfo. no delays are or the reported at -- are reported at mineta. in the last 30 minutes, a bomb threat was determined received but they determined it was not credible. they searched a plane in philadelphia after it received a bomb threat. 88 passengers and five crew members were on that flight that left san diego last night. passengers were taken off the plane, the plane was searched. police say the search turned up no sign of explosives. there have been several bomb
threats recently against airlines but none of them have turned out to be anything. the head of the transportation security administration has now been reassigned. after a new report came out showing airport security screeners did not detect fake explosives and banned weapons 95% of the time. undercover agents were able to smuggle banned items through tsa checkpoints around the country in 67 out of 70 attempts. travelers hearing about the report say it makes them nervous about flying. >> it would be nice to know it's more secure, not just anybody can get on there. >> feel very scared on that. only because it's not just me. it's the whole plane. >> in response to the report, homeland security jay johnson has ordered the tsa to revise airport security procedures, restrain their officers, and retest the screening equipment
in airports all over the country. there is a push to crash dowk on copper thieves. you might remember in 2011, thieves stole copper from b.a.r.t.'s rail system in oakland, san francisco and along the peninsula. and just last week, new york city had 500 feet of copper stripped from its rails in the middle of the night. that forced the shutdown of the city's biggest subway line impacting about 100,000 commuters. new york's senator charles schumer is proposing legislation that would require people to prove the copper they are selling is their own. well, police in martinez want your help this morning. they are trying to capture two gunmen who robbed a subway sandwich shop. it happened last night at 7:30 at the subway on center avenue. here is the surveillance video martinez police posted on their facebook page. take a look. you should see two men in dark clothing walk into the store go up to the counter, they pull out a gun. one of the men demands money
from the cash register while the other one goes to the back of the store to get even more money. both men were seen leaving in a silver-colored four-door honda civic going towards highway 4. take a look at the video. if you have any information, call martinez police. coming up on 7:11. five people escape a fire at a south bay home. coming up in 20 minutes, what they say woke them up in time to escape the flames early this morning. but next, a south bay mystery after pedestrian safety flags just disappear. how people who use those flags are responding. good morning. we're look, at a commute where traffic is -- looking at a commute where traffic is going to be slow in the east bay and bay bridge toll plaza we're seeing some improvement heading into san francisco. kind of a mixed bag of document and low clouds. higher clouds even some sun already. warmer. we'll have the forecast.
it michael enright has left the glamorous life behind to fight against isis in syria. >> i didn't come to play games. i wrote all of my friends and family because i might not see them again. >> this is footage from a recent television interview. he's been fighting along kurdish troops for two months. he had no military training beforehand but received basic training when he showed under in syria. he decided to join the fight after seeing video of a captive joer daneian pilot being burned alive. he's originally from england but moved to the u.s. when he was 19. he's had roles in films. iraq's prime minister is joining representatives from the u.s. and more than 20 other international allies in paris
to re-examine the strategy for fighting islamic state strategists. this is video of the takeover of the city of ramadi in iraq last month. the group has also recently gained control of a city in syria. more than 4,000 airstrikes by the u.s.-led coalition have failed to stop isis from gaining ground. a new study says the war in afghanistan has killed nearly 100,000 people since 2001. the study by brown university says the war in afghanistan is actually getting worse with the number of people getting wounded and killed increasing in recent years. the united nations says civilian deaths rose 16% with 974 people killed. 7:15. the bay area's transgender community is proud of bruce jenner's life-changing decision to become a woman. he's on the cover of the new "vanity fair" magazine with a
new look, a new identity and a new name. caitlyn. the make scene cover -- magazine cover, the photos of the shoot surfaced online. transgender advocates say gender going public will help in the equality of the fight for acceptance. >> she's one of us. even show she has a lot of money and a lot of celebrity status, she's still one of us. if she can get people to understand what it means to be transgender and that it isn't something you just do one day, decide to be transgender, i think it's very, very helpful. >> activists hope the decision will lead to more conversations about issues facing that community includeth high suicide rates also a lack of healthcare insurance. caitlyn jenner also set a new twitter record. she gained more than a million followers in four hours and four minutes. president obama used to hold that record. at last check, caitlyn jenner
now has more than 2 million followers. people crossing streets in one south bay neighborhood may be wondering what happened to the popular crossing flags? le organizer of the safety plan program in the willow glen neighborhood says seven of the eight canisters used to hold brightly colored flags. they disappeared from utility poles sometime between sunday night and jead morning. for more than two years, those flags have been helping people safely go across busy lincoln avenue. the women responsible for them shays they do work. >> you -- says they do work. >> you feel dorky but i've driven down 100,000 times at least and you can't see people and with the bright flag you can see them. dorky or not, i don't want to be in the hospital. >> holly doesn't know if this was a prank or somebody being mean-spirited. she said businesses are checking cameras looking for
clues. she's looking into replacing the flags which cost 3 bucks each. >> 7:17. let's check in with sal. any problems out there, sal? we don't have a big problem. we've had a couple of smaller ones. yesterday, we had a worse commute. i was talking to people who were caught onle -- on vasco wood. we got a picture from maggie 85 on our twitter account. this equipment had temporarily closed vasco road in brentwood near ka mean yodiablo. the -- camino diablo. westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze about 30-minute drive time. if you are driving on 80, you can see westbound traffic is good. they cleared an accident at
pinole valley road. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see a backup here, it's backed up for a 15, 20-minute delay before you actually make it onto the bridge. san mateo bridge is crowded but there are no major incidents on the span. let's go to steve. we had light drizzle yesterday. today a little different here. take care of the social media coming in. chloe up into clearlake, 7:05. 54. wind out of the west at 5 miles an hour. mostly cloudy. high around 80. rain possible later? not today but maybe by the weekend. maybe by the weekend. and also cassie jean. gm, steve. good morning. it's 55 in el granada. water temps have come up, especially along the santa cruz
and san mateo coast. marin and sonoma coast are running on the cool side. it's -- very warm. thick fog and a four-mile praump breeze out of the west in dc. santa rosa, 71. today we'll go 78. 77 livermore. openly bump them up 1. concord, 7 a. up 4 to 79 and san jose 75 went up 1, 76. a lot of low clouds around. but not the coverage we had yesterday. you are clear and then the fog comes in. the system that gave us the cooldown yesterday is now lifting far enough north. that's the spin that gave us some of that rain and drizzle. we had multiple systems. kind of like spoke on a wheel. high pressure is nosing in. band of high cloud zipping over us. 59 in concord. 60 san jose. you had 49 santa rosa and napa airport made it to 51. sfo is at 58. west, west, west sfo, hayward, livermore, we still get that
component of an onshore breeze. 57 half moon bay which is why it's so mild there. bodega bay, 51 which is where they should be. 30s in the mountains. 50s, 60s through the valley. high pressure builds in. another low will be dropping down. that will be on thursday. hurricane an dress and then -- andres and then blanca, and blanca looks like it will reach hurricane strength. as the low drops over us and goes into southern california it might tap into some of that cloudy. thunderstorms will erupt over the sierra northern california. central california and maybe for us, sunday into monday. it will be close. a lot has to come together for that to happen. a lot of that moisture looks like it sta -- it will stay in the four corners. low clouds, fog, then sunny and mild to warm. there will be a breeze. a sea breeze. 60s, 70s and 80s. st. helena, 81. novato, 78. 82 clearlake. kentfield, 74. 74 in vallejo and benicia.
low 80s. pittsburg, antioch, brentwood, upper 70s for some. pleasant hill, walnut creek in there. 60s, 70s. santa cruz, 77 and 60s on the coast. 70s low to mid on the peninsula. not much change. one day cooler. one day warmer. i thrge we'll get a warm up on -- i think we'll get a warmup on friday. tropical clouds for the weekend. >> really? >> maybe. >> did you tell tori about the strawberry moon? >> full moon this morning. >> sound like a beatle song. is it a religious right or a dress code violation? the supreme court ruling about a woman, the job she did not get and a headscarf. a desperate search underway in china this morning after a cruise ship sinks what rescuers are doing to try to locate survivors.
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continue. 7:25. happening today, federal transportation officials will face some pretty tough questions about train safety after last month's deadly amtrak crash in philadelphia. the hearing will focus on why technology to automatically slow down the train was not in place. that train derailed. it was going 106 miles an hour on a curve that has a 50-mile- an-hour speed limit. eight passengers were killed. about 200 others were hurt. investigators still trying to figure out what caused the crash. but there are reports they may be focusing on human error. we're now learning that the u.s. military sent sample of live anthrax to three laboratories in canada. this is part of the same batch of live anthrax spores mistakenly spent from an army lab in utah. the number of labs known to have received the samples, it's grown to at least 28 in 12 states and three countries.
south korea, australia and now canada. the lab at stanford university received one of the vials. so far, no reports of anyone surfing adverse effects from the anthrax. a neighborhood said it was simply taking action to save lives but the mayor said what they did was illegal. up next, the controversy surrounding speed bumps installed after a deadly hit and run. >> reporter: a frightening morning for a group of people in the south bay who escaped a house fire. we'll tell you what is happening now and how it is affecting traffic. we have slow traffic now in san jose along northbound 101. new crash in sunnyvale and traffic all of a sudden, not doing very well at all. the weather is doing okay. there is a lot of low cloud around. some fog, not as much as yesterday. so temperatures warming up or staying on the cool side. we'll have the answer -- coming up.
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let's talk about your weather and traffic. i ran all the way out there. >> all the way out there. >> i stayed out there for ten seconds. it looks pretty good. >> haven't said that for a while. >> haven't done that. >> no. [laughter] low clouds around. not as much as yesterday. temperatures either cool north or very mild south and east. in other words, upper 40s, some near 60 degrees. fog will retreat sooner today. a little bit of an onshore breeze. there is our system from yesterday which really gave us the drizzle, light rain. things have changed. high pressure has built in. 49 to 61. that 49 santa rosa to low 60s san jose and also livermore. concord says 59. kind of a breeze. nothing too crazy or something. other than that, high pressure wins out for two days. another low drops in the picture keeps the pattern going as is. muggy for some. there's a little bit of moisture. afternoon breeze after the fog and low clouds. sunny to mostly sunny. mild to warm. 60s, 70s coast and bay. 80s inland.
here he is mr. sal castanedo with an update on the traffic. >> thank you. we're looking at slow traffic in the south bay also looking at it in the east bay. it is better in general than yesterday but still plenty of slow traffic out there. we'll start off with northbound 101. it's very slow in pockets from the capitol expressway into sunnyvale. we do have a crash in sunnyvale on westbound 237 at mathilda. i can bring a map to show you the area. westbound 237 is going to be slower than it normally is heading out to the mountain view area because of that wreck. 280 and 85 are more normal. it's a little bit slow approaching highway 17. and then you look at the peninsula. traffic will be will be moderate heavily on highway 101. 280 is a better bet. let's go to a live picture. this time of the bay bridge toll plaza, it's about 25, 30 minutes' delay. it's moderate on the bridge. no problems leaving san francisco for oakland today unlike yesterday.
there's no roadwork and the traffic looks okay. this is highway 4 coming up to the baypoint area. it looks okay. lone tree way at the bypass at the intersection, there is an injury accident they are working on there. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. it's been a scary and sad couple hours for people living in a south bay home that caught fire early this morning. cute fox 2's janine de la vega is at the two-story house and the people, they got out okay but everything they own is gone, right? >> reporter: dave, about 45 minutes ago, police opened up one lane of traffic here on highway 9. this is a heavily used road but firefighters still need to be here because the house is still smoldering. i want to take you over here closer to where you can still see some of the fire victims here who are being helped by the red cross. firefighters are gonna stay here on scene. they are gonna be watching this house all day.
fire started at 2:30 in the morning when everyone was sleeping. a group of friends live in the home that we are told is more than 100 years old. they woke up to smoke and they escaped. firefighters started attacking the flames from the outside. the roof partially collapsed after two hours. they had it contained. residents are being helped. they are being put in hotels by the red cross. they are still in shock. >> everything i own is in that house. i'm just -- i'm hoping for the best that we get to save a couple of things and the fire was put out before it really attacked downstairs. most of us, this is all we own. >> reporter: fire officials say the fire started on the second floor. residents say there was an artist studio upstairs where a lot of paint and materials were kept arson investigators are interviewing the residents to learn more about what may have caused the fire. at this interpo, it's too early to tell -- at this point, it's
too early to tell. it's possible for the next several hours that highway 9 right here is still gonna be one lane of traffic where they hold traffic on one side, let, you know -- let northbound go and hold the other side and let southbound go. that's the situation out here. dave? >> all right, janine de la vega, thank you. 7:35. a federal lawsuit has been filed in the case of a 3-year- old girl who was beaten to death in name. the girl's mother sara krueger and her boyfriend ryan warner they were arrested in this kate. family members filed a lawsuit claiming napa officials along with the city, the police department and child welfare failed to report child abuse. the child's grandmother reported several times that her granddaughter was not being fed or cared for and was possibly abused. a worker at a daycare center in pleasanton has been
arrested on charges of sexually abusing a former student. pleasanton police released a picture of the suspect. he's 22-year-old alexander kurtz. police say he molested a 13- year-old girl in november of last year. the leaked assault was at the -- alleged assault was at the building kids daycare sent r where kurtz was supervising an event. the former student returned for some reason. the daycare owner said kurtz was working there for three years and cleared all pack ground checks. police say he has no prior record. a deadly hawt accident in antioch prompted people in one neighborhood to take some action to make their community safer but this morning, the speed bumps out there that they installed to slow down traffic they've been removed. ktvu fox 2's paul chambers joining us live. you've been in antioch since we went on the air at 4:00 this morning. what's happening out there, paul? >> reporter: i will tell you, as you said, the speed bumps have been removed. people are signing petitions to
get them reinstalled. there's black marking right now. that's where it said slow. a little bit above that, that's where the speed bumps were installed. they were all over hee because we can see there's a makeshift memorial still right here for 47-year-old man killed last month. >> it's scary. we all have kids around here. unfortunately, it was a grown man that got killed and a good friend, neighbor and that's -- it's uncalled for. >> reporter: that was kip stevens. he gave us this picture which shows crews cleaning up after the speed bumps were moved. timothy hudson was hit and killed outside of his home. a 19-year-old driver was doing doughnuts on the street when he hit hudson later dragging him under his car before speeding off. police later arrested the teen who could be macing vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and- run charges. hudson's mother told city council members that speeding drivers were a problem well
before her son's death. she plans to install the bumps herself in the hopes of preventing another tragedy. before she had a chance to do so the bumps were installed by a small group of men friday afternoon. yesterday, the bumps moved while hudson was being laid to arrest. neighbors -- >> pretty shameless. kind of low. the city didn't have to pay for nothing out here. >> reporter: now, according to the times, the mayor says whoever installed the speed bumps probably had a contin jens but it created a liability -- contin jens but it created a liability. neighbors say this is a dangerous situation. a tragedy has already happened and they want to prevent anything from happening in the future. >> what an interesting story. all right. thank you, paul.
7:38. the fbi according to a new report is operating a small air force with low flying planes all across the country, carrying high-tech surveillance video. that's according to the associated press. report says in a recent 30-day period, they found that the fbi flew more than 100 surveillance flights over 11 states. the fbi says the program is not secret and that the flights are for ongoing investigations. but the a.p. says the government has gone to great lengths to conceal the fact that it owns the planes and has registered them to at least 13 fake companies. happening today, the u.s. senate is due to vote on a replacement bill for the patriot act. that bill before the senate today is known as the usa freedom act. it would phase out the bulk collection of american phone records by the national security agency. the senate failed to act on the bill during a session on sunday. mainly because of maneuvering by senator rand paul who is a
republican presidential candidate. also happening today, the head of the internal revenue service is on capitol hill to answer cybersecurity questions from congress. senators are asking why the irs did not fix security flaws that it knew about. government watchdogs had warned the irs about security weaknesses in its computer systems years ago with more warnings as recently as in march. last week, the irs announced that personal information of more than 100,000 tax payers had been stolen from an irs website. a san francisco board of supervisors committee has given initial approval to three proposed laws aimed at reducing sales and consumption of soda in the city. one proposal would prohibit spending any city money on buying sugar filled drinks. another would ban soda ads on city owned property including muni buses and pus stops. a third would would many date
warnings that soft drinks can lead to diabetes and tooth decay and obesity. the board will vote next week. california-based foster farms is moving away from antibiotics in its poultry products. it's already eliminated those considered critical in fighting infixes in humans. the u.s. of antibiotics is believed to be those that sicken british experts are recommending that office workers stand for at least two hours every day working up to four hours a day. researchers say the hazards of sitting are comparable to those of smoking due to the risk of heart problems and cancer. there's a new campaign called get britain standing. organizers are trying to get more people to walk while on
the phone at work to stand during meetings or to have access to desks where you can stand. the campaign is spreading to other countries including the u.s. 7:41. federal investigators are beginning to comb through the wreckage of a deadly plane crash in livermore. in 23 minutes, what eyewitnesses saw just before the small plane went down and what firefighters found at the scene. but next a backlash over a new perk for california politicians. the service providing a free ride home to state lawmakers who may be too drunk to drive.
muslim woman denied a job because of her headscarf won the support of the u.s. supreme court. abercrombie & fitch was the company. the high court ruled 8-1 that the company violated the civil rights act. the decision sindz the case back to appeals court for further consideration. 7:4 a. a new perk for california state senators is attracting criticism even from one of the lawmakers who would benefit. ktvu fox 2's pam cook in the studio now with this new program and why some say it's a big waste of tax payers' money. >> yeah, they argue it's basically a designated driver for drunk senators.
officially, they are for emergency services but a california senator said that's not the reality. he says it's a specialized transport for lawmakers who may overindulge. the jobs were created six months after a senator from san diego was stopped for driving the wrong way on a one-way street in sacramento. he was arrested on spin been of -- suspicion of drug. >> there's taxicabs, uber. and this whole programs sets up the expectation that len layers will be out there getting drunk. >> we're given a $153 spinen. i think we can afford a cab fare or uber fair to get us to the destination. >> the leader of the senate would not go on camera but released a statement on behalf of the sergeant at arms saying that the positions are important and are a matter of security. now, according to the sacramento bee, the drivers are a retired assembly sergeant at arms and a retiree from the department of general services and they are paid $2500 a month. we'll have more on angry reaction in our next hour of
"mornings on 2." tori and dave? >> thank you. 7:46. want to check in with sal. see how things are moving. what's it like at the bay bridge toll plaza? >> slow, tori, and dave. it's slow getting into san francisco. we don't have that backup we had yesterday getting out of it which is good. reverse commute that's caught a lot of people by surprise. you will be happy to know it's not there but getting into the city is a little bit slow. we have a 15, 20-minute delay at the toll plaza which is not bad considering. we haven't had any issues there. let's go to interstate 880 northbound and southbound, you will see the traffic is going to be busy as you drive northbound. it's getting slower passing the coliseum and then getting over to the high street exit and going up beyond to downtown oakland. i will tell you what's not doing that well is northbound 101 in san jose. it's backed up from the yerba buena exit. it slows to mountain view. they were clearing an accident at mathilda.
northbound 208 backed up. this is not a great commute today. but at least we don't have any major incidents on the roads. 7:47. let's go to steve in the weather center. all right, sal. we have a lot of low clouds in place. not as much as yesterday. there are some breaks from san francisco, oakland to the bay. some to the north -- some breaks to the north. it will burn off sooner. not anything close to yesterday. that system has moved well to the north. yesterday santa rosa was only 71. today we'll go 78. livermore did make it to 77. that's below average today. just bumped up up 1. 78 concord, 7 a. today up 4 to 79. san jose, 75 yesterday. again, just 1 degree warmer at 76. still plenty of low clouds around just not the coverage we had yesterday. the system there, you can see kind of like right there just rotating around. that enhanced that marine deck. gave us the light rain drizzle.
a few high clouds, high pressure -- weak high pressure noses in. 49 santa rosa. yet 59 walnut creek. low 60s livermore, san jose is close. sfo is 56. half moon bay, 58. half moon bay is a 6. a little bit of a westerly breeze or swerlbry breeze in -- southwesterly breeze in place. bodega bay, 51. south of that, san mateo, santa cruz coast, 57 to monterey's 59. we'll see if those warm up or cool down. the key will be if they warm up, it will be like last june, then ze stayed there for about a -- they stayed there for about a year. one low moves out. we'll get a break for a few days. another low will drop in. head down to southern california and then might tap in the remains of what looks to be tropical storm blanca but probably a hurricane. a lot of moisture coming up moving up towards baja. that will play into the weather the next 72, 96 hours and that low may tap into the moisture. if you are heading up to the seer, there is our low troping
in right there. it drops down and then some of that moisture will head off to the now corners. some of that will wrap back in the sierra, also northern california. some of it could visit us. i wouldn't think until maybe sunday. it's something we'll have to watch for. a lot has to happen for that to come together. if you are heading to the mountains. they will probably have pretty good thunderstorms. muggy for some. afternoon breeze. it's a sea breeze. fog, low cloud, sunny. mild to warm. 60s, 70s, 80s. right about where we should be. some low 80s. pittsburg, antioch, brentwood, oakley, upper 70s to near 80, 60s, 70s closer to the water. low 80s, santa clara valley. a lot of 70s around san jose. saratoga, 60sen coast. in san francisco and then low to mid-70s south san francisco and on the peninsula. a little bit warmer maybe about the same wednesday and then a cooldown thursday with fog. we get a little bit of a north breeze on friday for a warmup and it looks like a lot of cloud cover on the horizon for
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oakland police want to find the driver responsible for a deadly hit and run. 47-year-old royce von was killed at -- at 11:00 friday night on 28th street near san pablo avenue. investigators say he was probably at a nearby bar or restaurant. they are hoping someone who saw him before his death can shed some light on what happened out there. now, police say the vehicle involved is a white 2013 toyota fj cruiser. this photo is a tan version of that model. if you have any information, call oakland police. well, people in santa rosa's fountain grove neighborhood are angry that a new $4 million firehouse has not been allowed to open. building inspectors say the reason is the fire station doesn't meet the standards of the americans with disabilities act. some of the problems are the kitchen counters are too high and doors that don't open wide enough for a wheelchair. now, neighbors say they live in
a high danger area for wildfires. they were counting on that fire station being open to help protect their homes. the city has fire hired a consultant to look at the problem and come up with some answers and solutions. it's also looking into why the fire station was not built to meet the standards of the americans with disabilities act in the first place. the nba says it will investigate the league's concussion protocol following two high-profile head injuries to the warriors' top stars. steph curry slammed his head hard against the floor in game 4 and in game 5, klay tomorrowson suffered a -- thompson suffered a concussion. he was cleared to practice yesterday and was checked out by a trainer every 15 minutes. if he remains sim tom-free he can play on thursday. the nba averaged about 13 concussions a season over the past four years which is far
less than the nfl. they treated over 200 last season. the golden state warriors are sharing their success this season by helping bay area youngsters shoot for their own dreams. the warriors are teaming up with 30 businesses to hold playoff parties. those businesses have all pledged to donate a portion of profits to the warriors' foundation. every dollar raised goes to community grants, ring about community center basketball courts and helping young with home work. >> it's about giving love back to the community that loves us. returning that passion and loyalty. >> so far the playoff watch parties have raised more than $50,000 for the warriors' foundation. one of the projects the foundation is funding is the complete renovation of the boys and girls' club in oakland. 7:56. a bombshell report for the tsa. coming up at 8:00, the scathing report showing airport screeners famed 95% of tests to
spot explosives and weapons, how the tsa is responding. >> reporter: new information about the pilot killed in a fiery plane crash near the livermore airport. we will tell you what we've learned about his identity. we're looking at the bridges. the san mateo bridge, not bad. it's a little crowded on the way over to foster city. well, early june and very similar to what we had in may. not as cool but temperatures still running a little bit below average inland. we'll see if that trend continues.
there are troubling questions this morning about security at our nation's airports. we'll tell you how often undercover agents were able to sneak banned items past security screeners and how passengers are weighing in on these lapses. a major airline recovering from nationwide delays this morning. in six minutes, the important information for travelers heading to bay area airports and the glitch that prompted the problem. well, the investigation continues now in livermore this morning into a deadly plane crash. what you are looking at is a photo from an eyewitness just after that plane went down last night. now, ktvu's tara moriarty is live near the scene. she's been out there since 4:00 this morning when we went on the air. federal investigators are examining, they are combing through the wreckage this morning. mum in three minutes, tara will tell us the -- coming up in three minutes, tara will tell us the new information we just
found out about the pilot. stay tuned. good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." it's tuesday, junend. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. want to check on weather and traffic with steve. actually see some sunshine out there this morning. >> a little bit more today than yesterday. foes shor sure. when -- that's for sure. it will burn off sooner today. temperatures look to be near average. especially coast and bay running above. the water temps have warm up off the coast. their lows are not as cold. a little cooler, though, off the north bay. but already a lot of sun out there. a 5 san francisco to start. we'll go 68 for a high. what's normal 65 degrees. oakland downtown, starting off with low clouds as well. a few clouds already. we'll go 71 slightly above average. and san jose running a little bit below average. high today is 76, east san jose around 78 or 79 degrees but these are close to where they should be. the system yesterday is already to the north. that's allowing high pressure to build in. santa rosa went from 49 to 56. they are warming up quick.
already low 60s. fairfield is in there. concord, livermore, san jose. mountain view, sfo at 60. it's kind of a mild start here. low clouds, burning off sooner, then sunny, mild, warm. we'll get a sea breeze here nothing outrageous or crazy. upper 70s or 80s. 60s or 70s by the water. we had the problem on vasco road involve, that's solved. what else is going on. let's take a look at slow traffic in the east bay. on the commute. the eastshore freeway from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze, 33 minutes. yesterday it was almost an hour. i think some of the wet weather really slowed things down. today when you get to the bay bridge tacoma, you will see some slow traffic especially to the far right-side. it's about a 20, 25-minute slowdown before you make it on the bridge. some slow traffic on 680 as you drive from concord to walnut creek. you see slow traffic here and making the turn down into
danville. again, slow traffic area. highway 24 still slow coming over the hill to concord. 580 is slowing down as you drive from livermore to dublin. 680 looks okay out of pleasanton. 8:02. back to the desk. >> thank you. ntsb investigators are now combing through the wreckage of a plane crash in livermore. ktvu fox 2 reporter tara moriarty is live with the new information we're learning about the pilot. good morning, tara. >> reporter: well, good morning. we have learned that the pilot is a 74-year-old man from pleasanton. they are not releasing his name just yet. his body was removed here by the coroner about a half an hour ago. as you take a look behind me. you can see the field where the plane crashed. we know investigators are gonna be using evidence in this field combined with eyewitness reports to figure out exactly what went wrong. here is a photo from the scene posted by jessica rose of livermore. when firefighters arrived at the crash site, they found the plane crashed and was engulfed
in flames. the pilot was killed. here is a look at skyfox. investigators say the pilot reported control problems shortly after takeoff from the livermore airport. that person was the only person on board that we know of. neighbors noticed a weird sound coming from the plane moments before it crashed. >> there are witnesses who did report the airplane going down at a high rate of speed and there was a considerable impact and subsequent fire. we are talking to those people and i'm sure the federal authorities will be talking to them as well. >> somebody crashed here nine months ago to the left of where this accident happened in this field. >> reporter: investigators say that plane experienced mechanical issues as well. now, it typically take months for the ntsb to come up with a problem cause for -- probable cause for accidents so it could be some time before we figure
out what happened here in this field. live in livermore, tara moriarty, back now. >> it looks like a large area. thank you. 8:04. now to breaking news we've been following for about an hour. >> we've been following this for just over an hour. united airlines says a computer problem forced the faa to ground all of united's flights nationwide for a brief time this morning. want to show you a live picture from san francisco international airport. an official there says the computer glitch affected united flight dispatch system starting at 6:00 a.m. pacific time. one passenger is telling us his flight was delayed at least an hour but we're told the problem is resolved and united flights are now taking off from snowe. the head of the transportation security administration has been reassigned. this after a damaging report showed the screeners failed to detect fake bombs and banned weapons 95 where is of the time
-- 95% of the time. alex savidge is live at snowe to tell us how -- sfo to tell us how passengers are reacting to the news. >> reporter: good morning. if you can well imagine, travelers concerned after hearing about this report. this was an internal investigation done by the tsa. it found major security failures at airports all across the country. what's unclear is if there are any lapses in particular here at sfo. but undercover agents were able to smuggle prohibited items, things like fake explosives and weapons through checkpoints in 67 out of 70 attempts. these investigators are what's known as a red team and their goal was to test the effectiveness of airport security. in one case an undercover agent with a fake bomb strapped to his back set off a machine but in a subsequent patdown, the screener failed to find the device. passengers say it's difficult
to understand but it won't stop them from flying. >> i don't think you can have perfect security without it coming at a huge cost. i think we just take a risk. i think the government is working a lot of other ways to stop terror and i think that the tsa is one aspect of that. >> reporter: now, in response to this report, homeland security secretary jay johnson has ordered the tsa to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest security equipment at airports nationwide. now, last year about $7 billion was uth abouted for the tsa. lawmakers in washington, d.c. will be -- was budgeted for law if. lawmakers in washington, d.c. will be studying this. most terror plots are foiled by good intelligence as opposed to
the patdowns. so something to bear in mind. all right. thank you. le it. a wanted parolee is back in custody after a wild police chase in san francisco. [ sirens ] >> the chase ended in a crash involving several vehicles at fifth and mission around 5:30 last night. police officers had a struggle getting the suspect out of the car. investigators say the chase started during a parole check in the bayview district. the suspect sped off,ic strooing the parole agent not seriously hurt. one witness told us he saw the suspect's car at fifth and howard driving on the rims before the suspect got trapped in rush hour traffic. >> originally when i saw it, i thought the car was going fast and it rounded the corner. all of a sudden, you start to see cars getting hit and you hear the commotion and you can smell the fumes from the carriage on the ground. >> the suspect was taken to the hospital. so was another woman who was injured in the crash.
her injuries did not appear to be serious. we're learning more about the suspect accused in a bold heist at a car dealership in san francisco. it's a story we brought to you as breaking news yesterday on "mornings on 2." police identified the suspect as 37-year-old peter doron of san francisco. he's accused of stealing $100,000 bmw from a dealership on howard street. he drove it right through a huge plate glass window. he later hit a parked car at mason and post streets. police say he took off but was arrested an hour later during a domestic dispute with a woman at a different location. there is a push to exrak down on copper thieves targeting commuter railways. back in 2011, thieves stole copper from b.a.r.t.'s rail system in oakland, san francisco and along the peninsula. and then just last week, new york city had it 500 feet of copper stripped from the rails in the middle of the night. that forced the shut down of the city's biggest subway line.
it affected about 100,000 commuters. new york city charles schumer is proposing legislation that would require people to prove that any copper they are telling is their own. 8:09. new research finds that the millennial generation is getting the bulk of its political news from facebook. more than 60% of those in their early 30s and under get most of their political news on the social media site. that's raising questions about how facebook's news feed ail go richts -- algorithms work. snoor five people very lucky. any escaped a fire at a home in the south bay. coming up in 20 minutes what any say woke them up in time to get pay way from those -- to get away from the flames.
a south bay mystery after the pedestrian safety flag disappeared. how people who use the drags are responding. >> looking at the commute in the east bay. we're taking a live look at interstate 880 in oakland. we'll give you another look at this whole area coming up. still plegety of low clouds. not as much as we had yesterday. the june gloom continuing or more sun. we'll have the tuesday forecast.
the husband of the woman who brought nationwide attention to the right to die movement is in the bay area. britney mainard was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2013 and given only months to live. after searching her condition, an oregon's death with dignity law, she and her family moved from alamo to oregon to control her dying process. maynard died last year surrounded by friends and family. now her husband has moved back to alamo and is speaking on behalf on the right to die movement. the california senate will vote on the issue sometime this week. five states, oregon, washington, new mexico, montana and vermont have right to tie laws in -- die laws in place. seismologists are trying to fix a software problem that gave them false alerts about
earthquakes in california over the wskd they say earth sensors in northern california read energy waves from deep earthquakes in alaska and japan and mistakenly identified them as local earthquakes near willits and san simiyon they issued alerts to help emergency responders. they were quickly deleted and the usgs is investigating the problem. >> these earthquakes are on an automatic processing system. >> they say that software is being tweaked now to help make the system more reliable. >> the city of menlo park may consider changing the police camera policy when they meet at the city council tonight. the change would make it possible for people to have videorecordings of themselves deleted. right now the policy requires the police department to keep all video for at least two and a half years. a city councilman and the
police chief they've worked out a compromise that would allow people to request video to be deleted if that video has no investigative relevance and if they are willing to sign a legal waiver. this morning people crossing streets in one south bay neighborhood may be wondering what happened to the popular crossing flags. the organizer of the pedestrian safety flag program in the willow glen neighborhood said seven of eight canisters used to hold brightly colored flags disappeared from utility poles sometime between sunday night and yesterday morning. for more than two years, the flags have been helping people safely cross busy lincoln avenue. the woman responsible for them says they work. >> so yeah, you feel dorky but i've driven down the treat a hundred times at least and you can't see people. with the bright, orange flag, you can seal them. so dorky or not, i don't want to be in the hospital. >> holly says she doesn't know
if it was a prank or somebody being mean-spirited. she's looking into replace the flags which cost about $3 each. >> it seems simple but -- >> i've been in this one town up in washington where any do have them. you feel strange doing it but you would rather look dorky but stay out of the hospital for sure. >> yes. 8:17. let's check in with sal. you taking care of the folks on 880? >> it's a little slow, dave and tori getting up to the jack london square area. northbound 880 at 5th. we go to the picture and see that northbound 88 on the right- hand side of your screen is slowing down past the coliseum. this is not as bad as i've seen it. it's still slow on the way upper that. 580 westbound is moderate as you drive to the lakeshore curve and over to 980. let's take a look at some of the other commutes in the east bay. the bay bridge you will see the traffic is backed up from the maze to the metering rights.
10, 15, maybe 20 minutes. things are getting betterrer. you can tell by looking at the approach from 880. that's beginning to clear out. when that starts, usually the rest of it is soon to follow. from 880 south from 92 to hayward and fremont, you will see traffic heading down to the south bay. right now, 880 is just moderate. 8:18. let's go to steve in the weather center. a lot of low clouds in place. plenty of breaks. a drizzle yesterday. the light rain. nothing like that compared to yesterday like we had. today, it's just kind of a combination of some fog. low crowds and plenty of breaks. few high clouds in there. but overall, it looks like a better day. system that gave us that light rain yesterday is up here. up yonder. but another low is set to move in on thursday as the pattern continues. you can see the weak high pressure nosing in. but the next system moving in will be here again on thursday
and may linger in the weekend. 50s on the temps of we did have upper 40s for santa rosa. i don't think livermore got below 6 or or 61 and san jose around 59, 60 all morning long. temperature change from 4 hours ago is not that extreme. at one time it was, 7, 8 degrees. now everyone is leveled off in the 8:00 hour. not much of a difference, west, west, west at 12. we get the onshore breeze. that's in plate. water temps have -- that's in place. water temps have warmed up. 57, 59 bodega bay north cold. that's something to watch. monterey is already 59. water temp is 59. system is moving out. we get two days of weak high pressure and then the next system drops in and then we'll have to keep an eye on it for maybe moisture from what will probably be hurricane blanca moving up towards baja. as it moves north, it falls apart. some of that moisture -- the low looks like it will end up
around l.a. or santa barbara. that's it right there coming in. we'll get drizzle on thursday. it goes south. here comes the moisture up towards southern california. the sierra will be dealing with thunderstorms. aim for northern california. it looks close for us. >> i think starting friday. it will be a close call here. i think especially on sunday. there will be plenty going on up in the mountains. be advised. there will be a lot of rain down the four corners. but a lot of has to come together. but there are already signs that that might happen. low clouds, fog, then sunny and warm here. afternoon breeze. it's a westerly breeze. temperatures near normal average to slightly above. 60s, 70s and low 80s. no sign of any big warmup. that's for sure. 60s, 70s, coast and bay and then upper 70s, low 80s inland. the temperatures are near where they should be. a little bit above for coast and bay. they should be 65 for san francisco. we'll go 68. 70s on the peninsula, including redwood city. low clouds back on wednesday
and then sunny and then a cool down on thursday. it looks like a lot of cloud cover flirting with us. friday into the weekend. those will be high and mid- level cloud. >> i know it's not that unheard of to have the clouds and the -- >> remember, january, not a drop of rain. record highs. nothing -- >> new rule. >> okay. thank you, steve. 8:21. aback lash over a new -- a backlash for a new perk for california politicians. the service that's providing a free ride home for state law neauks who may be -- state lawmakers who may be too drunk to driver. and she's finally free. how caitlyn jenner could change the transgender community and the new world record she now holds.
the bay area transgender community is expressing pride over bruce jenner's decision to become a woman. there's a new look, identity and a new name for her, caitlyn. the cover, photos from the shoot and behind the scene footage surfaced online yesterday. transjend have -- transgender activists say helping him go public will help in the fight for equality and justice. >> she's one of us.
even though she has a lot of money and celebrity status, she's still one of us. if she can get people to under what it means to be transgender and it isn't something you do do one day, decide to be transgender, i think it's very, very helpful. >> caitlyn jenner set a new twitter record. she gained more than 1 million followers in four hours and four minutes. president obama held the previous record. at last check, caitlyn jenner now has more than 2 million followers. tracy morgan has broken his silence about a near death experience that cost him a close friend. >> when i got home, it really hit me and every day i would watch the accident on youtube and one day i came across this funeral on youtube and i just
-- i lost it for about a week. >> morgan had a difficult time talking about the loss of his friend, jimmy mcnair and the night a walmart big rig hit their limo last june. he and two other friends were serious inalreadied. walmart reached a confidential settlement with morgan last week. he says even though the days is over, the pain of the crash will never go away. he said he would like to get back to comedy but for now he wants to toe cussed on feeling -- to focus on healing. there will be questions on technology about slowing down the train in philadelphia noes in place before that crash. investigators say that train was going 106 miles an hour on a curve that has a 50-mile-an- hour speed limit when it jumped the tracks. eight passengers were killed, about 200 others were hurt.
investigators still want to know what caused the crash. but there are reports that they may be looking at human error. 8:26. well, speed bumps, secretly installed by people living in antioch have been removed. coming up in ten minutes, why they took matters into their own hands. a frightening morning for a group of people who escaped a fire at an historic home in the south bay. we just spoke with the fire investigator. we'll tell you what he says may have sparked all of the flames. we're looking at the south bay commute still very slow on many of the major freeways here on northbound 280. it's crawling up to the highway 17 interchange. we'll tell you more -- coming up. plenty of low clouds around but a lot of breaks. june gloom or the sun, well, the fog will burn off sooner but temperatures struggling to get above normal. we'll see if the trend continues.
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these are live pictures where five people narrowly escaped a fast-moving house fire this move morning. janine de move -- this morning. janine de la vega has been out there all morning long. coming up, she will tell us what bomb one said she heard -- what one woman said she heard before the fire. stay tuned. it's tuesday morning. junend. i'm dave clark. thank you for joining us. let's check your weather and traffic. steve is over there with your forecast. we do have a lot of low cloud around. some breaks in the cloud. yesterday was all drizzle, light rain. some of that low cloud deck was
very persistent. today it will burn off sooner. there's still plenty to go around. blue skies. a few high clouds. a lot of low clouds. had some fog this morning, too. if you probably noticed it feels mild. peter inn sent me this. he said the air has been more soupy. what's the cause. well, there is a couple of reasons. the water temps have warmed up. 57 to 59 degrees. we have this low coming in which meant into the north. we get a south wind ahead of that. that definitely causes some williamer conditions. these are -- it's june. the systems don't have a lot of cold air with it. they are coming in over a mild source. so the combination of those three gave us more humidity in the mix. a lot of low clouds in place. that's yesterday's system. there it goes. there it goes and it lifts out of the picture. 50s and 60s already. some locations didn't go below 60. livermore, san jose. west wind, west wind, yesterday
was south, south, southeast. so today, even with a little bit of sun. probably be kieler. a lot of cloud cover over us. highs today, 60s, 70s and a few low 80s. sal? i know you have the usual stuff. anything new? no. just the usual slowdowns and some areas are getting better. some areas are getting worse. but for the most part, a general better commute than yesterday. as you come up on the bay bridge toll plaza, we have improvement here, especially if you are driving in on 880 approach. that would be the best approach, the one i would use getting over to the toll plaza. then you can get onto the bridge with less delay than other lanes. also looking at 880, we see slow traffic coming in from san leandro. it stays that way. we had an earlier accident northbound 880 at fifth.
that's been cleared out. talk about the san jose commute in the santa clara valley. it has not been great. we have very slow traffic from the capitol expressway all the way up to mountain view. one solid line of traffic. 280 is getting better. so is 85 but if you can put this commute off and hang out for a little longer. these things tend to get better barring any major crashes in the valley. back to the desk. >> thank you. we're on the scene of still developing news in the south bay. an early-morning fire destroyed a home shared by five friends and they've lost everything they own. janine de la vega is live at the home and you just talked to the arson investigator. what did you find out? >> reporter: dave, the arson investigator has not been able to go into the house because the second floor collapsed. it's not safe for him to enter. but he's been talking to the people who used to live here. now, the house is located right here on highway 9 which is also
known as los gatos/saratoga road. this whole area was shut down to traffic. they opened up one lane and in the past hour, they've now opened two lanes of traffic here. it's still slow going for all of people who use this to avoid 280 to get to mountain view. the fire started at 2:30 in the morning when everything was sleeping. a group of friends live in the home that we are ally told is more than 100 years old. they woke up to the smell of smoke and crackling and popping noises. they were able to escape. firefighters starting attacking the flames from the outside. the roof collapsed. they had this fire contained. the residence are being hended by the red cross -- are being helped by the red cross. they are uninjured but say two cats are missing. >> like in shock. everybody got out. human life is more important. hopefully i find my cat. >> i panicked. i didn't even grab my purse. i just -- i had no idea what was going on.
get everyone out of the house as soon as possible. fire officials say the fire started on the second floor but no one was on the floor at the time. the investigator said because of the collapse, he may not be able to determine how the fire started but he told us preliminarily he believes the cause may be electrical. the house was built in the early 1900s has not been remodeled. firefighters are expected to be here for most of the day just keeping an eye on it to make sure nothing sparks back up. dave? >> all right. thank you. 8:35. a federal haught has opinion filed in the case of a 3-year- old girl who was peaten to death in -- beaten to death in napa. the girl's mare, sara kruegerndary her boyfriend, ryan warner, were arrested in the case. family members filed a federal lawsuit. they same napa officials along with the city, the police department and child welfare services failed to fully investigate reports of child abuse. the child's grandmother said
she sold authorities several times her granddaughter wasn't be fed or cared for and was possibly abused. a worker at a daycare center in pleasanton has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a former student. pleasanton police released a photo of the suspect identified as 22-year-old alexander kurtz. police say kurtz molested a 13- year-old girl in november of last year. the alleged assault happened at the building kids daycare center. kurtz was supervising an event there. the 13-year-old returned for some reason. she told her mother who went to the police. the owner of the daycare center saw the arrest. >> we were here in a meeting. we saw him being arrested. we rushed out and the detectives told us he's being taken to the jail and will not be coming back to work and i should let the parents know. >> now, kurtz was fired. the owner of the daycare center
said he had been working there for three years and cleared all background checks. police say he had no prior record. police in martinez need your help to capture the two gunmen who robbed the subway sandwich shop. it happened around 7:30 at the subway on center avenue. martinez police posted this surveillance video on their facebook page. it shows two men in dark clothes walk into the store up to the counter and pull out a gun. one of the men demands money at the register while the other walks into the back of the store to get more money. 0 both men were seen leashing in a silver colored four-er to honda civic heading towards highway 4. if you have any information, call police. new this morning, president obama is awarding the medal of honor to two world war 1 soldiers. the they will be honored. you can see the ceremony is taking place right now.
people who pushed for the medal to be awarded to these men say because one was jewish and one was african-american, they were never properly honored for their actions during their life times. there are the photos of the men being honored. this is a tremendous honor of receiving the medal of honor. president obama is presenting them -- presenting it to them and -- it's history. and it's something that's nice to watch. we wanted to take you live to the white house to watch it as it happens. you see the president holding the awards here and presenting it posthumously. >> very nice thing for their families to have. >> many years later. a deadly hit-and-run accident in antioch prompted people in one neighborhood to take action to make their community safer but now the speed bumps they installed to slow down traffic have been
removed. paul chambers is live in antioch it emus why this is happen -- to tell us why this is happening. >> reporter: good morning. the speed butches may be gone but people are out here. take a look. the sign is asking people to slow down. they want to make sure people understand that they need to slow down in the area. the reason, there is a memorial for the 47-year-old man hit and killed last month. now, if we can take a look at video here, one of the neighbors gave us this picture which shows crews cleaning up after the illegal speed bumps were reeverybody -- were removed yesterday. timothy hud sop was killed. a 19-year-old driver was doing doe news on the street when he hit -- doughnuts on the street when he hit hudson. now, police later arrested the teen. hudson's mother told city council members that speeding drivers were a problem well before her son's death and
planned to install the bumps herself to avoid another tragedy. before she had a chance to do so, the bumps were installed by a small group of men friday afternoon. one of the men said he talked about it the day before his death. >> he said one of these days something is gonna get -- somebody is gonna get killed. i didn't think it would be him. >> reporter: yad the bumps are removed while hudson -- yesterday, the bumps were removed while hudson was being laid to rest. residents out here say they want to get the mayor out the office because of the speed bumps. they have another petition to reinstall speed bumps because they don't want to see another tragedy happen out here.
when we're out here, quite a few cars were speeding through this area like it was just the highway. luckily, the neighbors have come out and asked people to slow down. >> certainly a problem. thank you. 8:40. a san francisco board of supervisors committee has given initial approval to three proposed laws all aimed at reducing sales and consumption of soda in the city. one proposal would prohibit spending any city money on buying sugar filled drinks. another would ban ads on muni buses and bus stops. a third would mandate warnings that soft drinks can lead to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. the beverage industry says they are being unfairly singled out. california-based foster farms says it is moving away from antibiotics in its poultry products. it has already eliminated antibiotics that are considered critical to fighting infections in humans. it plans to do away with most
. the use of ebt as in animals -- of antibiotics in animals is believed to be a factor in the rise of bacteria that sickens millions of people every year. you like harry potter? >> big fan. >> i wouldn't go anywhere if you like harry potter. don't move. new information about a prequel that will hit theaters next year. how crazy is this foe snow -- photo? a driver nearly got crushed by a tank. you can see traffic is still slow in the south bay. 237 heading west. we'll tell you more about this entire region -- coming up. even with some sun and low cloud, kind of soupy t the humidity is up. june gloom continuing or cooler, warmer, we'll sort it out for you.
jobs include driving senators hone while they are in -- home while they were in sacramento any time, day or night. official they are foreemergency services but a california senator said that's not the reality. it's a specialized transport for lawmakers who may overindulge. the tax payers who are paying for it are not happy about it either. >> why is this offered to them? they make enough money? why not get the drunk homeless guy get a free ride home? >> we're pretty much s.o.l. if we are drunk with no money. >> a senator was stopped for driving in sacramento for driving the wrong way on a street. tax advocates say state senators get $163 a day for incidental expenses including transportation and food while working at the capitol so they
get the cost of getting home safely could come out of that money. tori and dave? >> very interesting. you could see both side of it. >> some of them say how about better exercise -- maybe exercise better judgment? >> right. oakland police are trying to find the driver responsible for a deadly hit and run. 47-year-old royce vaughn, he was killed at 11:00 friday night on 28th street near san pablo avenue. investigators say he was likely at a nearby bar or restaurant. they are hoping someone who saw him before his death can help shed light on what happened out there. now, police say the vehicle involved is a white, 2013 toyota fj cruiser. this is a photo of a tan version of that model. if you have any information, call oakland police. 8:47. well, this is quite a story for a teenaged driver. a young woman, young girl,
narrowly escapes death after her car is hit by a german tank. police say the girl pulled out in front of the tank to make a left turn. the tank apparently had the right-of-way and the driver could not stop in time. you can see the car, the front of the car was totally flattened under the tank but the girl survived. the tank came from a nearby military driving school. not many could say that. what happened to you today? well, i nearly got run over by a german tank. >> the tank always has the right-of-way. glad he's okay. sal, you are watching highway 24 and everything else. >> yeah, we're looking at highway 24. finally some. these commutes are beginning to -- finally some of these commutes are beginning to improve. you will see the traffic is just moderate. kind of a dark sky here. 68 is still slow from pleasant hill to -- 680 is still slow from pleasant hill to walnut creek. the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is backed up as you get
over -- especially to the right but the 880 ramps are clearing up. we keep watching that because things are getting better as we move along. and finally in san jose, we do have a lot of slow traffic. 8 a very slow. 101, 85. it's obvious that the late crowd in san jose is out there. also want to mention that 880 south has become busier from 92. a lot of the slow traffic appearing in fremont heading south. it's pretty slow. let's go to steve in the weather center. all right. let's do that. we do have low cloud. we'll head back out to the wind machines. altamont pass, i do believe here. is that correct, dave? yes, sir. the wind mills of change blowing in the breeze. we do have a pretty good cloud deck on the coast but nothing compared to yesterday. we do have an onshore breeze. although it does feel muggy, kind of humid. a couple of reasons for that. number one we had the low yesterday. south wind and the warmer ocean temps have contributing to a little bit more in the way of
humidity. but el cerrito, george mccray, i'm looking forward to thursday. i told him another low would drop in on thursday. it's quiet out here. need to be doing bee stuff. we want the bees to be happy. low cloud around. temperatures will start to recover here. near average to slightly above often the coast. that's the low from yesterday. we had the southeast breeze ahead of that. today it's more of a westerly breeze. the humidity is in place. there goes that system ejecting out. another low is poised to drop in. park it around santa barbara, l.a. and maybe tap into tropical cloud by thursday into the weekend. could be very interesting around here. there will be thunderstorms up in the sierra. 50s and 60s already. 61 seems rather popular. fairfield, concord, walnut creek and livermore. your morning super effect da -- fecta. the monterey buoy, 59. half moon bay, a 7. those have
warmed up. off the sonoma coast, 51. low cloud are there and also the same for tropical storm and hurricanes off mex cau and baja -- mexico and baja. it's not so much andres we have to worry about. blanca. that's the one we'll keep an eye out for. low clouds. fog, it will burn off. mild to warm. muggy for some. there will be an afternoon breeze hout of the west -- out of the west. slightly below inland. inland temps continue to be upper 70s or low 80s. by the water's edge, 60s and 70s. not much change. if anything, about the same tomorrow. 60s on the coast, 70s on the peninsula. it looks cooler on thursday with drizzle and mostly cloudy to cloudy as we go into the weekend. there will be thunderstorms up in the mountains. >> okay. so just -- it depend out strong
the strong system is. academy award winner ed did redmain -- eddie redmain will star in the next harry potter movie. he writes a textbook for the hogwart school about magical an. the story is set in the magical world made famous by harry potter and friends. raleigh will make her screen debut in the film. it's expected to be released november next year. the biggest name in the number one movie at the weekend box office may be making another movie set in san francisco. talking about twain johnson also known as the -- dwayne johnson also known as the rock. the earthquake movie set here in the bay area, guess what. he's now in talks to produce and star in big trouble in little china. the story about a truck driver
lured into the magical yet seedy underworld of san francisco's chinatown. the original movie earned $11 million. but now it's considered a cult classic and maybe the rock will be shooting a remake in san francisco. >> yeah. >> okay. pretty serious news here for coffee lovers. you may be drinking a cup of goodness a little too early. the best time to fill up your cup. [sfx: bell] [burke] it's easy to buy insurance and forget about it. but the more you learn about your coverage, the more gaps you may find. [burke] like how you thought you were covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] but you're not even covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] or how you may be covered for this... [burke] but not for something like this... [burke] talk to farmers
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alameda county fair. the winner will be selected by june 3rd. you can see the official rules on facebook.com/ktvu. all right. and sal, i know you've had more than one cup of coffee, i'm sure. >> tell me about it. three. [laughter] >> good morning. if you are taking your cup of coffee out to the toll plaza, well, you know, you will have a little time to sip it. it's getting better coming up to the pay gates. if you are coming in on 880, it's slow northbound passing the coliseum. the usual slow traffic there. 580 is slow at the lakeshore curve. but san jose and and the santa clara valley kind of taking a bheating and heading there -- beating and heading there on the nimitz freeway, very slow. steve. fog, sun, nice, mild, 60s, 70s, 80s. >> okay. begot be -- we got it. that's our report. >> ktvu news is back at noon. but you can always get your
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