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one. go to your favorite park or for a walk around your neighborhood. the perfect way to celebrate. chevron is offering an apology in connection to the richmond rye finery. coming up, the startling noise that caused many of the neighbors to call us here at ktvu. a major car recall from tesla. the problem with 130,000 car that's were made before april of 2016. mornings on 2 continues. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> 7:00 on a friday morning. good friday for many. >> uh-huh. >> march 30th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk about our good friday weather. i ducked outside. it feels good. >> i bet. >> how hot was it at the game. >> very hot. >> today feels cooler than yesterday. >> slightly cooler. your friday forecast is a walk in the park.
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no doubt about it. few high clouds but slightly cooler. it has been a long week. i have to entertain myself. >> i know. >> in discovery bay, lovely awesome weather. you enjoy it, sandy. we had a lot of record highs yesterday. i have to pencil discovery bay in there. the breeze has tailed off. 48 concord pavilion. it will be warm today but slightly cooler with a few high clouds. 68 to 84 which is well above average. 43 out in fairfield. that is a big drop. 57 in san jose. 47 half moon bay. santa rosa at 46. the city is at 56. north at oakland airport, not much. east at hayward. west/southwest but not much. it is the fight between the on shore and the off shore. the higher clouds are beginning to spill in. so 70s and 80s today.
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7:01. he doesn't have much to do. >> i was going to say, steve. >> yes. >> i was kidding when i didn't know the drummer of led zeppelin. it is john bonham. i knew that and i knew that -- and i knew what kind of drum sticks he knew. >> what kind. >> i don't want to bore the audience. come over and i'll talk to you about it. >> i will. >> okay. never -- 880 north and southbound, traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving out toward the commute. i am actually definitely paying attention. and i do see the san mateo bridge does have a lot of slow traffic on it. and this is because of a crash on the west end. now, because it is so light today, i have a decent alternate. that is the dumbarton bridge. normally one or the other isn't
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better. today definitely the dumbarton bridge is better than the san mateo bridge because it is light on the dumbarton bridge. you see the san mateo bridge is crowded. let's talk about the south bay. we do have slowing now on northbound 101. there was an accident right near 880. and, again, you have pretty decent alternates here. 85 and 280. even 87. when is the last time that you used 87 as an alternate? today it is actually light. you can avoid 101. plenty of options for you. it looks good through downtown. back to the desk. the u.s. military announced two troops killed in a roadside bomb in an attack in syria was american. >> the military says five troops wounded in the attack were being evacuated for medical treatment. the military hasn't said where the incident occurred but it came hours after a roadside box in a tune near turkey.
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we have an update on the loud noises last night at the richmond chevron station. they say there is an explanation. we heard from a lot of you. many were calling us at ktvu to ask what happened. now, this video, it was sent to us last night by a viewer. chevron says the loud noise was caused by a steam release and it was not a signal of danger. just before midnight, chevron tweeted this statement. chevron understands the concern that's neighbors felt this evening due to a loud noise from the richmond refinery as a result of steam pressure release. we apologize for how this may have impacted your evening. there is no need to shelter in place. last night san mateo firefighters battled a fire at a four-story apartment building. it was the apartment building on north delaware street at 10:00. crews were able to get the fire under control shortly after arriving. no injuries to report. no word on the cause of the
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fire. the fire chief says that 20 people may have to live a place to live temporarily due to all of the damage. the time is 7:05. immigrant rights groups are voicing a concern by the contra costa county sheriff's office to publish inmate release dates. >> reporter: alex savidge is live at the facility. explain for us why activists say it is an attempt to undermine california sanctuary laws. >> reporter: california's newly enacted sanctuary laws prevent notifying iso officials when an undocumented inmate is set to be released from jail and released in custody. however, one month ago the contra costa county sheriff's office began publishing all inmates' release dates on its website. some say the sheriff's office is trying to exploit a loophole in the sanctuary state laws and
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is communicating with iso officials. it prohibits local agencies from sharing inmate release dates with ice unless they already had such a policy in place. according to a new report from the east bay times, the sheriff's office began publishing release dates for inmates because they say this is public information that can in many cases be helpful to organization that's help inmates reenter into society. now, the sheriff's office we should point out has a contract with ice to how's undocumented immigrants here at the west county detention facility. i have reached out to the sheriff's office and working to get more information about this newly enacted policy. we are still waiting to hear back. gasia. >> alex, thank you. breaking news here. jurors in oregon have returned a verdict in the trial of the
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orlando nightclub shooter's wife's wife. she was accused of helping plan the attack in 2016 in which 49 people died. she went with him as he bought ammunition and guns and rhoda long on scouting trips looking for locations for the attack. she denies she knew anything about the plan as head of time. she was arrested in the bay area after moving inform her mother's house in rodeo. as soon as the verdict is revealed, we will bring it to you on air and online. the time is 7:07. investigators in mendocino county are still searching for the cause of a deadly crash on highway 101. two women and three of their six children are confirmed dead. the three other children are missing and presumed dead. the family's suv was found monday off of highway 1. there is no sign that the driver hit the brakes but there is no evidence that the crash was
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deliberate rate. days before the crash, child protective services was investigating abuse at the family home in washington and wanted to question the parents. the neighbors called cps and said that one of the children start today sneak over to ask for food and said that the patients punished the children by not feeding them. cps tried to visit the family at the home but no one answered the door. >> the next morning when we saw that the vehicle was gone, we -- and then sunday morning, when it still wasn't there, we figured they -- >> they went somewhere. they never go anywhere. >> back in 2011, sarah hart was sentenced to one year probation for domestic assault for spanking her daughter. then the family moved to oregon. this photo of one of their children davonte hart went viral hugging a police officer at a police reform protest in
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portland. davonte is among those who are missing. the familiar legal move today washington state last year. the time is now 7:08. last night in sacramento, peaceful protests were held after the funeral of stephon clark who was shot and killed last week by sacramento police. >> dozens of demonstrators chanted outside of the district attorney's office and also blocked traffic in downtown sacramento. but the sacramento kings game was not disrupted. earlier in the day 500 people gathered for the funeral in south sacramento. is stephon clark's brother was overcome with emotion. he held on to the reverend al sharpton who comforted him and his family. >> that's what we came for, for them to hold on to somebody until we can change this together. and all of these protests have
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not been violent. >> now, along with stephon clark's family, the sacramento mayor and retired nba player matt barnes were among those paying respects. also the sacramento kings is partnering with black lives matters to establish a fund for stephon clark's two children. tesla is recalling 120,000 model s sedans because there is a problem with the power steering. this recall only affects tesla model s sedans made before april of 2016. tesla says owner cans keep driving their cars and the company will let them know when repairs are available. the federal communications commission gave the green light to elon musk's spacex. the approval will allow spacex to provide ultrafast wireless service to those not already connected. it will use 144 satellites and will be built in six years.
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this approval is the first of its kind. the time is now 7:10. a russian hacker is accused of breaking into silicon valley companies like linkedin. he has now been extradited to the u.s. ahead, the cyber crimes he is accused of committing. we're getting more information about a man killed in a crash at sonoma raceway this week. what happened just before his car hit the wall. and the commute today is actually very light. some people have the day off. now, there is a little bit of congestion on highway 4 as you drive into concord. well, still lots of sunshine today. but a lot of high clouds streaming in. it will be slightly cooler. still well above average. we will take a look at what is in store for the weekend.
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>> the time is 7:13. we're learning more about a man who died in a crash at sonoma raceway this week. kenneth was passionate about
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drag racing. with the help of his sop who built the 1976 ford pinto he was driving when he crashed during the raceway wednesday night event. he was going more than 100 miles per hour at the time of the crash. it appears that he hit the brakes just moments before hitting a wall. >> shortly after he crossed the finish line, his car veered left and he hit the guardrail on the left hand side and died of his injuries shortly after. >> those wednesday night drag races have been held for 30 years now. a track sports woman says this was the fatality in the event. the races are to discourage street racing. take a look at new video from this morning. that is the american console at in russia. this comes after the russian
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consulate was closed in seattle. russia is accused of poisoning a former spy in britain but russia denies it. >> they should not be acting like a victim. the only victims in this situation are the two victims in the hospital in the u.k. right now. >> now, russia's backlash is not limited to the united states. 150 diplomats from two dozen countries have been told to leave russia. the time is 7:15. we mentioned it is good friday. >> yes. a lot of people have the day off from work. ousd started their spring break today. >> yes. >> that will make fewer cars on the road. let's go to the bay bridge. bay bridge a decent commute right now. i would say better than decent. it is nice driving into san francisco. no major problems. unfortunately there was a problem on the san mateo bridge. and 880 getting there is good.
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but the san mateo bridge itself, very slow traffic because of a crash westbound on the decline section that. is coming down from the highrise. it was there for a little bit. and traffic is very slow. now, today you do have options. so you see the san mateo bridge is slow. but the dumbarton bridge is not too bad. there is a little bit of slowing now on the east palo alto side because i think some people are hearing about this crash here. but i would say that the dumbarton bridge is your friend. or as you just saw, the bay bridge is looking good. today it will be easier, even with that crash. as you look at the san jose commute, northbound 101 has been slowed slow because of a couple of problems there. good alternates equal 280, 17, so you can go around this morning. 7:16. let's bring steve in. >> green is good. we see a lot of it. >> a lot of it. >> thank you, sir. >> we will get to it, sir. yes, it has been sunny and warm but we're getting that bloom now. some of you are thinking my
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allergies are getting me. it is the trees. all very high. after that, it is not too bad. grasses are held in check. they will pick up later on. some weeds but mainly it is the trees that are the main reason. record highs yesterday. santa rosa, 86. san rafael, 84. san jose, 82. san francisco, sfo and mountain view at 81 degrees. does it seem like we can set record high noes matter what the month is? we had some in the beginning of february and then record lows and now record highs again. san francisco down five today. concord down two. san jose down two. still close today maybe for some. mountain view i think has the best opportunity to set record highs. but the forecast are for slightly below that. 62 to 68 is what we should have on the temperature high right now. cooler locations.
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fairfield at 43. mill valley is 48. rohnert park, 45. so it is a little cooler. there's a little battle going on here between an on shore breeze, even though it is hardly there, but it is a sign of things to come. and then a little north/northeast for some. that is holding up some of the temps in the hills. very warm air aloft. but a lot of clouds are moving in. as they do, it will drop the temps a little bit. a system will move in over the weekend. that will open the door to a sea breeze. slightly cooler today. gasia, you noticed it. you told me. yes. and temperatures still way above average. over the next couple of days, they will start to come down. and the fog will return on sunday. it will be dry. we will take that into monday as well. >> thank you, steve. the time is 7:18. new information on irs audits. up next, the new data that shows how likely you could get audited after filing your tax return. kevin durant's return to the court is short lived.
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the injury that sent him to the showers.
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♪[music] ♪ everybody plays the fool ♪ >> dave. >> i forgot about that one. >> there is no exception to the rule, dave. >> the main ingredient. >> when you were -- when you were a radio d.j., did you play this. >> many times. >> that's right. there is no exception to the
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rule. everybody plays the fool. the main ingredient requested by anonymous. maybe he has personal experience with this. i will take an anonymous request, if i like the song that is. if there is a song about fool that's you want to hear, i will play your request. use the #ktvu on facebook, gram or twitter. >> you do it so well, sal. the markets are closed today in observance of good friday. there is still a lot of business news this morning. >> pam cook is back with today's dollars and sense. >> under armour stock dropped 4% after announcing the data breach of the fitness apps. it will likely be down on monday morning. checking in on where the markets closed yesterday and where they will open on monday morning, we have the numbers. that was the closing bell yesterday. paraolympian ringing the closing bell there yesterday.
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so probably more volatility continuing though into next week. we do have a lot of corporate earnings coming in that could help things out. we will watch the numbers but the markets are closed for good friday. wal-mart is in talks to buy humana. if the deal goes through, it would make wal-mart one of the largest health insurers. wal-mart already has pharmacy care clinics and recently said it would offer lab testing services inside some of the stores. the company wants to make wal- mart stores a one-stop shop for customers' everyday health needs. hackers are stealing tax refunds and in new ways. >> what we're seeing is tax professionals, they're getting their data breached from the bad guys, the criminals. >> hackers are stealing information from tax preparers
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to submit false tax returns. the ir says the hackers then use bank routing numbers to make electronic deposits. >> what we're seeing is an erroneous refund showing up in the real bank account of the taxpayer, and then the criminal calling, threatening arrest saying they're from the irs or criminal and we want the refund back. >> the irs says many tax preparers know about the hacking. they are trying to stay ahead of the hackers. this year the deadline to file taxes by the way is april 17th. the odds of getting audited by the irs are the lowest since 2002. just one in 160 tax returns were audited in the fiscal year ending september 30th. that compared 1 in 90 at the peak in 2010 and 2011. with households above a million dollar, 4% faced audits there. they are definitely a target of
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audits. the main reason, the reduction in staff at the irs. we were talking about tax software. a lot of people use the software, turbo tax, they flag anything that might cause an audit. >> they tell you before you hit send. >> yes. >> i see. >> take a look at this. i know there is one thing here in the bay area, it will say you pay an awful high amount of mortgage interest compared to the rest of the country. >> yes. >> yes, i know. >> stay off of the irs' radar. to sports here. kevin durant's return to the court for the warriors did not last long. >> no. last name kevin durant and draymond green returned to play the milwaukee bucks but the warriors lost. the game turned in the final seconds of the first half. kevin durant was yelling at the ref about a missed call and was
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ejected. bye-bye, kevin. he said he got fouled and told the ref about it and then got kicked out of the game. he had ten points before he was kicked out. this is the first time since january 2014 that the warriors have lost three straight games at home. happening today, the late mayor ed lee will be honored at the salvation army center in san francisco. they will dedicate the court at the salvation army community center. he married his wife there in 1980 and he was a life-long supporter of the salvation army. the gym and basketball court at the community center were refurbished in partnership with the warriors, pg&e and the good tithings foundation. still ahead, a russian hacker accused of breaking into silicon valley companies like linkedin was just extradited here to the u.s. still ahead, the cyber crimes he is accused
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of committing. >> reporter: san francisco police released body cam footage from a deadly shooting on march 21st at a barbershop. coming up, we have community reaction to that. for the most part, we have light traffic. but there are a couple of exceptions. this is not one of them. highway 24 looks good. i will tell what you areas are crowded this morning coming up. well, the skies might be a little crowded today with high clouds. otherwise it will be a warm friday. signs are we maxed out yesterday. we will take a look at what is in store for the weekend coming up.
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>> 7:30 on the dot this friday morning, march 30th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave day. i know where steve paulson is. he is right in his office right here. >> well, you know, amazing day yesterday with all of the record highs. >> yes. >> it will still be warm today. but not as warm. a lot of high clouds on the way. by the weekend, fog is coming back in. yes, fog. good morning, dave. good morning. sunrise through new sprouts of a new plum. have a nice week. i appreciate that. antonio said good morning, steve. happy friday. currently 53, looking for a much cooler, colder day than yesterday in dc. that would be daly city. i don't get the daly city but i get pacifica at monster aand half moon bay. they are way down. 48 and 47.
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the temperature in the 60s and 70s, some 80s towards the east and the south. but san francisco, 76. way above average. 62. the record though is 82. i don't think so even though they set a record of 81 yesterday. mild conditions but a lot of high clouds are beginning to move in. that will play into a warm day just not as warm as yesterday. 70s and 80s. here he is. doesn't have much to do, i don't think, unless something new is on your screen. >> just a little bit, steve. >> okay. >> i will tell you that we will go to mostly good traffic pictures here because of it being good friday. the financial markets are closed and also a lot of schools are on spring break. ousd is on spring break today and next week. this is a look at the bay bridge. things are very light driving into san francisco. however, we had a crash on the san mateo bridge that caused traffic to slow on westbound 92. it has now been removed to the solder and things are moving better. i suspect because it's such a
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light day, things are going to start getting quickly better on the san mateo bridge. this is already better than it was last tight. there is a short slowdown here. it had been slow all the way across the bridge. that is now gone. dumbarton bridge traffic is a decent alternative for you. the southbound 101, i would avoid 101 at this point. we had an accident approaching 880. 280 and 85 are better bets and so is highway 87 into downtown san jose. there is the airport and levi's stadium in the back. i like that shot. straight to breaking news. jurors in orlando have returned a not guilty verdict in the trial of the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter. >> nora salmon was accused of helping her husband plan the attack in 2016 where 49 people were killed. prosecutors said she went with her husband as he bought ammunition and guns and rhoda long on late-night scouting trips looking for locations for
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the attack. she denied knowing anything about her husband's plans ahead of time. she was arrested right here in the bay area after she moved to her mother's home in rodeo. >> a breaking news sorry that we will be following throughout the morning. >> yes. the time is 7:33. last night in san francisco at a town hall meeting, police released body cam video of the shootout at a barber o shop. a 21-year-old man was killed in the shooting. five others, including a police officer were hurt. >> leigh martinez is live in the amazon neighborhood with more on the video and how emotions ran high at the meeting last night. >> reporter: that's right. several people had gotten up to speak and accused the police of putting everyone's life at risk for their use of force. in the video you can hear one man shouting that there were kids inside of the building. now, body camera video on one san francisco officer captures the moment that gunfire erupts inside a barbershop. that officer goes down, shot in
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the leg. he is shown crawling out of the shop. police released the footage at the community meeting in balboa high school last night. four people were hurt in the crossfire. among those injured in the shooting were two barbers and a teenage boy shot in the foot. one of the barbers that was struck that day became emotional. >> the minute that the bullet struck me, whether it was him, the officer, i don't know who shot me, it doesn't matter. >> reporter: the original call we learned was from the suspect's parents who said he threatened them with a gun and tried to break into their garage. police found him in the barbershop and soon afterwards gunfire erupted. 21-year-old is shown holding a handgun that he fired first. it is unclear from the video if he fired first. the audio doesn't begin until several shots were fired.
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26 rounds were fired by police. he died later at the hospital. now, the family of the man was also in the meeting. and the family members are divided over the police's use of force. the officers have not been identified. >> leigh martinez live in san francisco. thank you. emergency crews rushed to san jose international airport last night after several passengers got sick on an incoming flight. now all seems to be normal the airport. the firefighters met the flight coming into san jose from minneapolis. fire officials say two passengers suffered motion sickness and five more people got sick. no one needed to be treated though once crews responded. no other flights were impacted. the time is 7:35. next week the man accused of driving a van that plowed into a group of people in san francisco on wednesday, killing one of them is due back in
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court. mark dennis is accused of causing the crash at 24th and illinois. we know more about the victims. lopez was killed. one is listed as critical in the office. another one listed as serious. two were discharged. a nearby business owner says a man ran into the shop after the crash asking for help. >> i looked across and i saw four bodies on the floor. two of them were not moving. one person was crawling slowly. and it appears that one person was huddled over someone asking him to hang on, not to leave, not to let go. >> another witness says the suspect got into an argument with the five men and was holding an ax. he says the man then got into his white gmc, plowed into the men who by then were on the sidewalk. mark dennis was arrested shortly after. he is facing 15 felony charges, including murder. new this morning, a russian man suspected of hacking into
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computers at bay area based linkedin and dropbox along with other american companies has been extradited to the united states. police arrested him in prague in cooperation with the fbi back in october of 2016 for hacking into computers at the silicon valley financials in 2012. since then the united states has tried to get him extradited to the united states to face trial but he is wanted in russian an a separate charge and they were trying to get him extradited there. it was ruled that he would be extradited to the united states. the too many is 7:37. facebook says it is about to get tough on the truth. in an effort to curb hoaxes and false information from spreading, the company announced it has begun fact- checking videos and photos. the effort gannon wednesday in france with the help of afp and is expected to reach more companies and partners. the criteria that facebook will
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use to evaluate the content has not been revealed. our time is 7:37. under armour says that 150 million user accounts tied to its popular fitness app were hacked. the company just found out about the data breach but a third party got into the accounts of the my fitness pal accounts last month. now, under armour says user names, e-mail addresses and passwords were being aced but credit card information is collected separately. that is not at risk. well, police in benecia say they made an arrest in a sexual assault case from nearly five years ago. the victim, a 64-year-old woman was assaulted in her home in october of 2013. police say dna from the attacker's blood left there at the scene matched a burglary suspect in washington. detectives arrested a 34-year- old alexander hanes in the city of university place. police say he lived in benecia at the time of the attack.
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now, he will stay in jail until he can be extradited to california. family and friends remembered two young men shot outside of a san francisco pizza parlor ten years ago. they were killed outside of irving pizza in march of 2008. they had been out with friends when there was an altercation and somebody pulled out a gun and started shooting. the family says time is passing but they are still holding on to hope that the person responsible will be arrested. rested. >> we want justice for my brother, for -- for my niece. you know. and we just hope that bringing us all together and standing here tonight will bring justice for him and something will happen. >> police arrested a 19-year- old man in the killings just days after the shooting but the charges were dropped after a key witness told authorities they had arrested the wrong man no. other suspects have been identified. more legal problems for
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former oakland raider al do not smith. he did not appear at a court appearance yesterday. he was to be arraigned for three misdemeanor counts. he was arrested earlier this month for an alleged domestic assault incident and rearrested after allegedly contacting the victim. smith has another court date for next week. the judge could issue a $50,000 arrest warrant if he does not show up again. are you guilty of looking at your cell phone when you're driving? don't answer. >> oh, okay. >> because you don't know who is watching and keeping track. >> i know. >> i think it is safe to say that most of us have sneaked a peek or two. coming up at 8:00, we will discover the shocking results of a stud the show just how many people are look at their devices instead of keeping their eyes on the road. and that special morning coffee you may need it to wake up. when we come back, why your next cup of coffee could have a health warning along with it.
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record setting thursday. it will be very warm. what about the weekend? we will have that forecast coming up.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:43. a proposed warning label may make you rethink about having that morning cup of coffee. a judge here in california has ruled that coffee drinkers have to be warned about a cancer risk. >> as maureen naylor reports, the coffee industry says this legal fight is just beginning. >> we joke around with all of our friends because everybody knows how much he loves coffee. >> reporter: robert really likes his coffee. >> i usually roast coffee once a week. >> reporter: his favorite drink
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may now come with a cancer warning. a los angeles judge ruled wednesday starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers did not show the threat from a chemical in coffee was insignificant. the proposed ruling comes after a nonprofit sued under prop 65. the state law requiring warnings on a wide range of cancer-causing chemicals. >> i don't think it would deter me. i feel like there are so many things that have cancer warnings today. it could be really insignificant. >> reporter: the industry claims is at harmless levels and is added to add flavors. many have settled and agreed to post warnings, including 7- eleven. >> what would be helpful is if the warning said what kind of roast this was in. i'm not sure if a lighter roast has the same problem as a darker roast. >> reporter: coffee has been shown over and over again to be a healthy beverage.
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this lawsuit has made a mockery of prop 65, has confused consumers and does nothing to improve public health. the u.s. government's own dietary guidelines includes coffee in a healthy lifestyle. robert's wife who is pregnant says a warning may alter their coffee habits. >> i have been having decaf since i've been pregnant. it might make me say no to coffee all throughout my pregnancy. >> reporter: one roaster called the decision premature. while proposed judicial decisions can be overturned, they are rarely done so. maureen naylor, vu have you vu -- ktvu fox 2 news. will this warning affect how much coffee you drink? 19% say yes.
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81% say no. leave comments for us on facebook and vote on twitter and ktvu.com. you make a big pot of coffee every morning. will that stop you? >> no. >> okay. good. >> let's check in with frank mallicoat with what is coming up on mornings on 2. >> once a coffee drinker, always a coffee drinker. >> mike enjoying a day off. coming up, it is quick and easy but could it be bad for your health? not talking coffee. more on the hidden dangers of actually eating out. a new trend is taking over your smart phone. coming up at # the, we will talk to -- coming up at 9:00, we will talk about the trivia apps. that is coming up in the 8:00 and 9:00 hours. >> thank you, frank. >> thank you, frank. >> today is the day, sal, to sleep in a tiny bit and have a second cup of coffee if the warning doesn't scare you because traffic is good. >> it is light. if you have to go to work, you
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will appreciate the light commute. i know a lot of people are not going to work today or school. some schools have the day off. financial markets are closed. and obviously the workers not going. you can see for yourself that the bay bridge looks light. no problems on the bridge itself getting into san francisco. we had an earlier accident on the san mateo bridge. on a normal morning, that would have ruined the commute for the rest the morning. they cleared the accident and things are getting better. we only see a little bit of a slowdown at the toll plaza of the san mateo bridge. the peninsula traffic looks good. northbound 101 a accident there. the rest of the freeways look good. no major problems here. 7:47. let's bring in steve. >> what time is it? >> it is 13 approximate before the hour. >> thank you, sir. we had the record-setting day yesterday. i'll tell you, one extreme or
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the other. we're setting record highs, record lows or rain and then back to record highs. probably falling short today. happy spring day from napa. hello, nap a purple iris. if that is not right, correct me. just be nice. just be nice. thank you phillip in napa. haven't made my trip to napa lately. i will have to get up there and say hey to everybody. deborah says i welcome the cooler temperatures and hope we get more rain. geez, i even like the fog. just be patient there. don't you worry. fog returns on sunday and it looks like rain in the evening of the 6th, more likely the 7th and 8th. april the first 15 days are looking okay. not continuous rain but rain in there. we will see. we have to balance out from this. slightly cooler high clouds. 68 to 84 on the temps. 86 in santa rosa yesterday. 81 today. concord, 83. and san jose, 82. both back into the low 80s
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today. it will be two to five degrees cooler for everybody. san jose, 80/54. 83 in 1942 the record. if you're over east san jose, you might get 82 or 83. 28 the record low 1897. that is impressive. 40s and radios on the -- 50s on the temps. 48 in half moon bay. 51 novato. that is above los gatos. very warm air aloft. santa cruz already 53. cupertino close at 52-53. the high clouds will take the high temps down a couple of degrees. then we open the door to a westerly breeze by the time we get to sunday which allows the fog to come in. high clouds and minor cooling today. fog returns over the weekend. it will be cooler next week. next tuesday looks fine for those of you maybe planning ahead. 70s on the temps. upper 70s to a few low 80s on
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the temps. after today, we will be above average but temps over the next couple of days will be coming down. >> thank you, steve. >> you got it. >> the time is 7:50. are your kids spending too much time in front of a screen? coming up at 8:00, the health effects of electronic devices on young brains. plus, setting the record straight. up next, why the vatican is scrambling now to clear up an article about the pope after a reporter asked him, where do bad souls go?
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♪[music] ♪ i'm a fool for the city ♪ >> fog hat. a little bit of fog hat on traffic jams. fool for the city. the theme for today is fool because april fool's day is coming up. thank you to paul gustafson for that request. if there's a special song that you want to hear, let us know. i will play your requests on friday monk. usually with a theme. use #ktvu on twitter, facebook or instagram. a marin county middle school student was arrested accused of making school shooting threats. san rafael police say the 12- year-old boy, a 6th greater at davidson middle school, made the threats wednesday while on the school bus. police interviewed the boy and his parents and say the family does not own guns and the boy does not have access to
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firearms. the student was arrested for making criminal threats. the school was put on lockdown for more than an hour yesterday afternoon after someone called police and made a threat against the school. authorities determined that the threat was not credible. still officers remained on campus for the remainder of the school day to make sure that students were safe. the time is 7:54. the judge on the 9th circuit court that wrote the opinion that struck down california's ban on same-sex marriage has died. dr. reinhart was appointed in 1970 by jimmy carter. he was called one of the giants of the federal bench. he was considered one of the most liberal judges on the 9th circuit. he died of a heart attack at age of 87. the white house is officially without a communications director. yesterday was hope hicks' last day on the job as
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communications director. president trump shook her hand and said good-bye outside of the white house before flying to ohio. hope hicks resigned a day after testifying in front of the house intelligence committee. she told the panel she sometimes told white lies for the president. the white house chief of staff may leave the job open for now. the vatican is denying an italian journalist's report that says the pope told him that hell does not exist. he published a report that said that he asked pope francis where bad souls go. he said those who repent can be forgive own and those who do not disappear and quoted the pope as saying there is no help. the vatican says that pope francis was misrepresented. it is 7:55, an abandoned
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chinese space station weighing about nine tons will fall towards earth in the next couple of days. it is expected to enter earth's atmosphere between today and sunday. it is about the size of a school bus and it will certainly burn up before it hits earth. scientists lost control of the space station in september of 2016. very interesting discovery was made in montana. they unearthed a fossil that may be the remains of a baby t- rex. remains include a complete section of the upper jaw, complete with a full set of teeth. they say the fossil is likely from a juvenile t-rex that lived $66 million ago or from a smaller dinosaur. researchers are now analyzing the find and are planning to return to the site this summer. we are still following breaking news coming in now from orlando, florida. what we're finding out about the verdict in the trial of the
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widow of the orlando nightclub shooter. also, are you guilty of looking at your cell phone while you drive? the results of a new study that show how many people are engaged in that illegal act, looking at their devices, instead of keeping their eyes on the road. good morning. you can see traffic is moving along pretty well on highway 4. and it is a very -- it is very unusual for me to say that at this hour. sunday looks cooler. we will talk about that as the fog will make an appearance. not today but as we head into the weekend. ♪you've got a friend in me
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>> good morning. immigrant rights groups are raising concerns about a new practice by the contra costa county sheriff's office to publish the dates when inmates will be released from jail. we will tell you why some groups believe the sheriff is trying to undermine california's sanctuary laws. and we did not to follow breaking news in orlando, florida. minutes after a jury has returned a not guilty verdict against the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter. mornings on 2 continues. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> a lot of you have the day off of work and school. take a look at this awfully pretty picture. the golden gate bridge in the sunshine. not quite as warm as yesterday but still it will be sunny and gorgeous throughout the bay area. we broke many, many records yesterday. steve paulson says that is not going to be exactly the case today but still a nice warm friday morning. we're thankful that you're with us. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat in for mike
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enjoying this good friday. and why not because it is gorgeous out there. let's go over to steve and find out how warm and great it will be. >> welcome, frank. >> thank you, sir. good to be on board. >> gasia is right, a lot of record highs. it was hot for the a's game. santa rose a86. san rafael, 84. and then 81 was popular. san francisco, sfo and mountain view. napa tied at the record at 83 degrees. still will be warm today but there's a lot of high clouds coming in. it will not be as warm as yesterday. there will be a few that will be close. san jose already 59. brentwood, 56. the city is 57. sfo is 59 degrees. the cloud cover will obscure some of the sun. this is a high cloud deck. it will thicken up here. as it does, the high temps come down two to five degrees. still warm. muggy. but 70s and 80s. the fog makes an appearance on the weekend.
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more on that a few minutes. 8:01. sal tells us -- something going on. >> no. traffic is lightest we've had a couple of issues but they have been cleared. let's start off with westbound 24. if you see between lafayette and orinda, it is a nice looking drive continuing to the caldecott tunnel and down to the interchange and eventually to the bay bridge to the macglashan -- macarthur maze. this looks good heading out to highway 101. northbound 101 is in good shape from san mateo to south city. 8:02. back to the desk. >> we continue to follow breaking news. the jurors in orlando have returned a not guilty verdict for the widow of the orlando shooter. she was accused of helping her
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husband to plan the attack in 2016 that killed 49 people. prosecutors say she knew about her husband's guns. and his plans for an attack but said she did nothing to stop him. defense attorneys described her as a simple woman who was abused by her husband and concealed much of his life from her. she moved to her mother's house in rodeo after the shooting. she did not testify during the trial. the headline, nora salman found not guilty of helping her husband in the attack in orlando and lying to the fbi afterwards. back here in the bay area, immigrant rights groups are voicing serious concern below zero a new practice by the contra costa county sheriff's office to publish inmate release dates. >> ktvu's alex savidge is live at the detention facility in richmond to explain why the activists say it is an attempt to undermine california's sanction tree laws. >> reporter: gasia, frank, good morning to you. california's recently enacted
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sanctuary laws are designed in part to prevent local law enforcement from alerting iso officials when an undocumented immigrant is set to be released from a jail, released from custody. however, a month ago, the contra costa county sheriff's office began the practice of publishing all inmates' release dates on the department's website. immigrant rights advocates believe the sheriff's office is trying to exploit a loophole in california sanction tree laws by indirectly communicating with iso officials. sb-54 which took effect in january prohibits local agencies from sharing inmate release dates with ice unless such a policy was already in place. according to a report from the east bay times, the sheriff's office began publishing those release dates because they say this is public information and they also say that it can be helpful to organizations that help inmates as they reenter into society. now, the sheriff's office, we
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should point out, does have a contract with ice to how's immigrant inmates here at the west county detention facility in the city of richmond. we have reached out this morning to a representative from the sheriff's office to get more information on why this new practice was put into place, the practice of publishing all inmate release dates. we are waiting to hear back from the spokesperson. >> alex savidge, live in contra costa county. thanks. to the far north bay where investigators are searching for the cause of a deadly crash off of highway 1. the family plunged off of a cliff on to the rocks boo he low. two women and six children are confirmed dead. the three other children are missing and presumed dead. the family's suv was found monday off of highway 1. there were no skid marks or any sign that the driver hit the brakes but also no evidence that the crash was deliberate. just days before the crash, child protective services was investigating allegations of
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child abuse at the family home up in washington and want today question the parents, jennifer and sarah hart. their neighbors called cps and told them one of the children start today sneak over to ask for food and said his parents punished the children by not feeding them. cps tried to visit the familiar leech at the home that same day. no one answered the door. the time is 8:06. to sacramento where peaceful protests were held last night following the funeral of stephon clark, the young man who was shot and killed last week by sacramento police. >> stephon clark. >> stephon clark. >> dozens of demonstrators chanted outside of the d.a.'s office and blocked traffic along 8th street downtown. but the kings nba game was not disrupted this time. earlier in the day, about 500 people gathered for stephon clark's funeral at the bayside church in south sacramento. clark's brother was overcome with emotion. at one point he held on to
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reverend al sharpton who comforted him and his family. >> that's what we came for, for them to hold on to somebody until we can change this together. and all of these protests have not been violent. >> along with stephon clark's family, sacramento mayor daryl steinberg and retired nba player matt barnes were among those paying respects at the funeral. also the sacramento kings is partnering with black lives matter to establish an education fund for stephon clark's two kids. former warriors and sacramento kings player matt barnes says he will be attending a sacramento rally tomorrow, calling for police accountability in the clark killing. he posted this on twitter. saturday at noon, let's try to make a difference. barnes attended clark's funeral yesterday and has given some financial support to the family. >> i've been talking with the family since it happened. and just trying to get an
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understanding of what was going on. and their grief and their pain. and i chose to step in to try to eliminate any financial burden because they're already going through enough. this is -- you know, this is where i grew up and got my name at. this is something that i want to come and try to make a difference in the town. >> the warriors play in sacramento tomorrow night and barnes says he hopes some of his old teammates will join him. an update on the loud noise last night at the chevron refinery in richmond. many were wondering what was going on, asking us what happened. >> this video was sent to us last night from one of our viewers. chevron says the loud noise was caused about i a steam release and the company says it was not a signal of danger. just before midnight, chevron tweeted, chevron understands the concern that's neighbors felt this evening due to a loud noise from the richmond refinery as a result of steam
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pressure release. we al month geez how this may have i am -- we apologize how this may have impacted your evening. there is no reason to shelter in place. according to the aaa foundation for traffic safety, 88% of drivers say driving while talking or texting on cell phones is one of the biggest dangers out on the road. but nearly half the drivers reported talking on the phone while driving. and nearly 35% admit to texting or e-mails while behind the wheel. coming up, it is quick and easy but could continue bad for your health? more on the hidden dangers of eating out. how much screen time is too much for kids? we will look at the health effects of electronic devices on young brains coming your way. we've had a few things going on. however, the traffic continues to be light on this friday heading out to the macarthur maze.
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>> the time is now 8:12. next month there will be mandatory sexual harassment training for all students and teachers according to the marin independent journal. earlier this year, two teachers testified before the board of trustees that they and other female teachers in the district experienced sexual harassment from teenage boys in their classes who sent them obscene e-
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mails, made sexual comments in class and stalked them at their homes. thetrick-or-treat hadn't taken the complaints seriously. the training will be mandatory for teachers and students at the five high schools in the district. technology plays an important role in classrooms today but too much screen time can be a big problem. allison barber tells us where experts draw the line and what parents can do to protect their kids. >> reporter: parents want what is best for their kids. they want them to be healthy, happy. but what if small things. >> just football and mine craft. >> reporter: threaten that. >> it is worrisome because it is a big part of our live snooze dana is a mom of three. >> a 14-year-old, 11-year-old and 8-year-old. >> reporter: they enjoy technology like so many of us, especially her youngest? if i took it away in the middle of the game, would you be a little mad. >> i would be a little bit mad because it is hard work so if
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someone takes it away, you're almost finished with something. >> he will be in the middle of building something and i yank it away from him because i can't get his attention. >> what do you do when that happens. >> i don't want to get into that. >> reporter: victoria says with a lot of children, their nervous systems are being overstimulated by electronics and it may lead to behavior problems. >> it is hard for the brain to process. >> reporter: she calls it electronic screen time syndrome. >> a lot of kids become irritable or tearful and some have full-blown rages. others are anxious. some kids will have problem following directions. >> reporter: a study found that every day 8 to 18-year-olds spend an average of 7 hours and 38 minutes using entertainment media. but some say technology isn't the issue and parents can help their kids to use it in beneficial ways. >> they can help introduce kids to new things in the world.
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places they have never seen before. they can help them play with ideas in a way that it is harder to do sometimes just like with a paper and pencil. >> i have trouble reading so i used to go to this website that helps you read different books. >> reporter: the effects of too much screen time are sometimes misdiagnosed as behavior and mental health disorders. if you're worried about your child, she recommends a detox. >> it allows the brain to get deep rest. so thehe stress hormones normalize. >> reporter: as kids become teens, it intensifies in the form of smart phones. 73% of american teens have a smart phone. 92% go online daily. experts say that is fueled by smart phones. reporting in washington, i'm allison barber, fox news. a smart phone trivia show game app is exploding in popularity. it gives people the chance to win money and prizes.
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the app launched in august of last year and it routinely pulls in a million players for each game. most players only win a small amount of money if anything. but some have won thousands of dollars. coming up today on the 9, we will have much more on the company behind the game and where all of the money from the prizes is coming from. air new zealand offering something new for parents. they are expanding a feature that allows passengers to turn three economy seats into a bed. the company is now adding other options like an inplant harness and a belt to allow children to lie down flight as the plane is cruising. it also have a sky couch cuddle belt that allows two small children to lie down side by side. >> if my two small children laid down together by themselves, that is probably the last thing that they will
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do. sal, you have two little ones close in age. you have two girls, i have two boys. we're into a lot of physical activity, should i say. >> that's right. >> right? >> absolutely. >> yeah. >> yes. >> so that applies. good morning, everyone. you know what, i'm going to make a lot of people's day if you're just joining us. the commute is doing well. however -- there is a little however. there is a crash on southbound 680 at walnut creek. you will see slow traffic there. but just on highway 24, just down the road, it is light. and even when we do have days like this and there are crashes, it is a little bit better. the accidents clear quicker and the traffic is better sooner. this is a look at the east shore freeway. it has never gone up above 18 minutes to drive from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and at the bay bridge, it is light. a lot of people have the day off today. financial markets are closed. 8:17. let's bring in steve with today's forecast.
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>> thank you kindly, sir. we will get right to it. another warm day. probably not record setting. maybe mountain view or san jose have the best opportunity. yesterday there were a bunch. by this time next week i will probably be talking about a rain forecast. you heard me right, frank. the global forecast was bonkers for next friday. he is right. it was. this was the evening run. the overnight run was a little less. that would be really intense rain. the reason being it looks like moisture is coming in from -- we will see now. there is a lot that has to happen between now and then. first typhoon of the system is 130 miles per hour, gusting to 160. it is not impacting land. it is moving back across the pacific. something to keep an eye on for next week. some of the forecast models are latching on to a lot of moisture. we will see how it materializes. next thursday and friday we may
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have rain. slightly cooler. 68 to 74. we are way above average. already 50s for some. sfo is 59. san jose is 59. berkeley is 56. concord, 56. so there's a lot already. but these higher clouds will thicken up over the day. i think that will take a couple -- about two to five degrees off of the high temps. there's some white at the tops. if those go over us, we will have partly cloudies, not just motherly sunnies. high clouds and minor cooling today. then once we see the system move into the pacific northwest, that will open the door, eek, and allow the west wind to kick in and the fog will come back. it is itching and rearing to go. sunday and monday look like the best opportunity. tuesday, the giants' home opener looks fine. not as warm as the a's home opener but it looks fine. it will be really warm today. nice on the weekend but cooler. >> yesterday was nice. i took a walk outside. and watching baseball.
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>> yeah. >> was incredible. >> did not feel like the end of march. >> no. >> especially given what we have gone through. >> ask gasia how warm it was. >> it was very warm. spring break has started for many. a lot of people headed up to the mountains for skiing and sledding. what is the conditions up there. >> there has been a lot of snow for the last couple of weeks. it will carry them over for a while. >> not new snow but there is snow. >> i think it will be in the 60s up there. >> yeah. >> those are my kind of conditions, by the way. >> it beats a blizzard. >> that's the only time that i go up. >> by a fireplace with a hot toddy. >> i'll meet you there. >> coming up, a holy weekend kicks off today. it is good friday. we will have more on the massive protests taking place in the middle east. stay with us.
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one of the holiest day in the christian calendar. palestinian protesters are using passover and good friday to stage mass protests that are now turning violent. >> reporter: it is a major holy weekend here in israel. jews are making last minute preparations for passover that begins at sunset and christians held a procession in the old city marking good friday. here at the border, massive protests being staged by the militant group. they started as a mass sit-in but quickly spun out of control. >> this is a peaceful modern protest sending a message to the world to bring an end to injustice. >> reporter: health officials are reporting several deaths and hundreds of injuries. the violence started when protesters began throwing rocks and rolling burning tires
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towards the border guards. officials say they will respond harshly to any breaches. but these mass gatherings near the border are a new tactic might prove to be more challenging than protests in the past. >> today is a turning point for our people in the struggle and fight on our way to freedom and return. >> reporter: there is also a renewed focus among palestinians on the right of return, the idea that refugees should be able to resettle in israel. and many say they will keep protesting until their demands are met. >> whether it is today, tomorrow or after tomorrow, we will go back to palestine and we will free all of palestine. >> reporter: israeli military doubled its standard deployment across the border to keep the violence to a minimum over the weekend. connor powell, ktvu fox 2 news. and on this good friday, the vatican is denying an
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italian journalist's report claiming that the pope told him that hell does not exist. the controversy all started when the founder of the italian daily newspaper published a report saying that he asked pope francis where bad souls go. the pope answered those who repent can be forgiven. those that do not disappear. he later quoted the pope saying there is no hell. the vet can says pope francis was misquoted and the journalist has misrepresented the pope in the past. 8:26. a cup of coffee or two or three in the morning, you might get a warning with. that the reason that major coffee chain wills have to post warnings on their cups of coffee. san francisco police released a body camera video from the deadly shooting on march 21st at a barbershop. coming up, we have the community reaction. and right now we do have a pretty decent friday commute going on on 80 westbound. you can see traffic is looking good heading out to the macarthur maze. and our friday weather is
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looking good. sunday will be nice but it will be a little cooler for the easter bunny as the fog makes an appearance. today, a lot of high clouds.
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♪[music] >> 8:29. we're getting ready for a multitude of things to come this weekend. of course it is good friday. many people celebrating easter and passover over the weekend. a lot of people excited for baseball as well. >> yes. >> one thing that we can agree on, the weather is nice. broke a lot of records today. not going to break as many today but still a lot to look forward to. >> did you get a little sun burned at the park. >> the bridge of my nose. >> did mike ever take off his coat. >> he is such a professional, i
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don't think he ever did. mr. paulson, happy friday. >> not as hot but warm. >> okay. >> now we focus on next tuesday. >> yes. >> for the giants' opening day. >> it looks okay but cooler than yesterday. yesterday was a record setter for many. we will get to some of those in a second. george in el cerrito, had 85 degrees at the time. that is probably a record. some day i'll learn. you better learn, george. come on. the record santa rosa 86. san jose, 82. san francisco, mountain view, also a record. today will be a little cooler. still way above average though from 86 to 81. 83 to 81. concord to 80 in san jose. there will be a lot of high clouds spilling in here. yet it is already in the 50s for some. upper 50s for others.
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very close sfo, 59. 57, berkeley. we're already warm but the clouds will be thickening up here over the next couple of hours. that will take the temperatures down a little bit. 8:31. >> we have light traffic out there. >> boy, do you ever. >> we do. even when there are crashes, steve, they clear up rather quickly. let's look at pleasant hill. southbound 680 there is a motorcycle down unfortunately blocking one of the lanes. traffic is backed up from concord to pleasant hill. after that, it looks okay out to the tunnel. as you look at the east shore freeway, it is only taking 18 minutes which is unusual to drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. also you're looking at a light bay bridge. remember, chp does not take holidays. it is good friday. chp is still working. keep your speed in check. 8:31. let's go back to the desk. >> straight to new information we're learning on the breaking
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news we brought you earlier this morning. the not guilty verdict in the trial of the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter. she began sobbing when the jury announced that not guilty verdict this morning. she was accused of helping her husband plan the attack in 2016 that killed 49 people. prosecutors said that she went with him while he bought ammunition and guns and rhoda long on late-night scouting trips as they looked at locations for the attack. she denied she knew anything about the plans ahead of time. she was arrested here in the way area after she moved to her mother's house in rodeo. san francisco police released body cam foot absolutely during a town hall last night. >> the 21-year-old man was killed and five other people were hurt, including a police officer who was shot in the leg. ktvu's leigh martinez has more on the emotional moments at the community meeting last night. >> reporter: several people at last night's meeting accused the police of putting everyone's lives at risk by the use of force.
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one man is even heard shouting on the video saying there were kids inside of the building. a body camera on a san francisco police officer captures the moment that gunfire erupted and the police officer goes down, shot in the leg. he is seen crawling out of the shop. the footage was released last night. four people were hurt in the crossfire. mock those injured in the shooting were two barbers and a teenage boy who was shot in the foot. some customers complained police risked everyone's safety and needed to show restraint. >> you handled that all messed up. there are dads, brothers, everything, husbands in that shop. my son goes there and does homework in the back. and you guys walk in there and shoot the place up. >> reporter: the orange call was from the suspect's parents who threatened them with a gun and tried to break into the garage. police found him in the barbershop. and soon after, gunfire erupt ued. the 21-year-old is shown holding a handgun that he fired
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at officers first and then fired nine times. it is unclear from the video if he fired first. the audio doesn't begin until after several shots were fired. dash cam video shows the pandemonium. two officers fired 26 rounds. he was shot 18 times and died at the hospital. his family members were also in attendance at the meeting. the family members are divided over the use of force of the police. the police officers were not identified. leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. the bart police department is backpedaling after announcing that the officer involved in a deadly shooting near the west oakland bart station was getting promoted. according to the chronicle, the chief signed a bulletin announcing joseph and another officer were being premoted to field training officers and six others were being considered. you will remember that he shot and killed 28-year-old tindel
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in january as he fought with another man. he reportedly had a gun. when the chronicle called to verify the promotion, a new announcement was released saying the officers would be considered to train rookie officers after they pass the required tests and training. the time is 8:35. the man accused of driving a van into a group of people in san francisco on wednesday, killing one of them, is expected in court next week. police say 33-year-old mark dennis caused the crash at 24th and illinois street. we're also learning more about the victims. the san francisco medical examiner identified the man killed as lopez. four other men were hospitalized. one listed critical. another is serious and two have been discharges. dennis faces 15 felony charges including murder. a 3-year-old boy in san francisco is recovering after being hit by a car while he was crossing the street. it happened just after 4:00 yesterday afternoon at 25th
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street. police say the boy was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. investigators say the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated and drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash. emergency crews rushed to the airport last night after several passengers got sick on an incoming flight. about 7:00, firefighters met a delta flight coming in from minneapolis. fire officials say two passengers suffered motion sickness and five more people got sick. no one needed to be treated once the cruise responded and no other flights were impacted. the trump administration wants to require all visa applicants to turn over five years of their social media history. in documents set to be released today, the rule would require foreigners to include their search user names on various platforms, including facebook, twitter, instagram, as well as previous e-mail addresses, phone numbers and international travel all from the last five years. this comes as president trump
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ramps up efforts to implement an extreme vetting process for visa applicants. if approved, it would affect nearly 15 million people who apply for visas. alameda county residents could be required to serve their jury duty at any courthouse instead of the one where they live. under the proposed changes a person who lives in dublin, let's say, could be order today appear at the courthouse in fremont. critics say if people have to travel farther, they will be less likely to serve. supporters say under the new policy, people would be summoned to serve less frequently. if approved, the new rule would be implemented in july. the u.s. military says that one of the two troops with the united states led coalition killed in a roadside bomb attack in syria was an american. it happened last night. the military says five troops wounded in the attack were being evacuated for medical treatment. the u.s. military has not said
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where the incident occurred but it came hours after a bomb near the syrian border with turkey. russia has expelled u.s. diplomats. this is in st. petersburg. all u.s. diplomats there have been ordered to leave by saturday. this comes after the trump administration shut down russia's consulate in seattle. russia has been accused of poisoning a former spy in great britain but the kremlin denies it. the time is 8:38. if you drink coffee, a california judge has ruled that you need to be warned about the cancer risk of coffee. the coffee industry as you might imagine is fighting back. it says coffee roasters have not proved that the chemical is insignificant. the proposed ruling comes after a nonprofit sued under prop 65. the state law requiring warnings on cancer-causing
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chemicals. some coffee lovers told us that a warning label won't make any difference to them. >> i don't think it would deter me. i feel like there are so many things that have cancer warnings today. it could be really insignificant. >> the cancer-causing chemical is claimed to be at harmless levels and adds flavor in the cooking process. half of the defendants have settled and will post warnings. the association ceo says coffee has been shown over and over again to be a healthy beverage. this has made a mock prop 65, confused consumers and does nothing to improve public health. our question of the day is this, will this warning affect how much coffee you drink? 19% say yes. 81% say no. those numbers really haven't changed as more and more of you vote. let us know what you think by voting on twitter, leave your comments for us on facebook. >> a lot of coffee achievers out there. a new study is exposing new
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health dangers about eating out at restaurants. uc berkeley researchers found that eating out exposes us to more toxic chemicals than having the meals at home. chemicals found in plastics may be seeping into food from things like fast food wrappers. all of the chemicals have been known to cause cancer, childhood asthma and may interfere with your hormones. well, you could strike it rich toned. two bucks, that's all it takes. the mega millions jackpot estimated at $502 million, a half a billion bucks. that makes it the tenth piggest lottery prize up for grabs in u.s. history. no one has won since january. you may recall the 20-year-old who said i think i might win and he did in port richie, florida. it has been a long time since. i'm in. >> you are in. >> i am in. >> okay. well, i wish you luck then. i will keep my $2 in my wallet. >> there you go.
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>> ready for an update on your iphone. what comes with this new and improved operating system. good morning. you have mostly light traffic as we get closer to 9:00. good morning. happy friday, everybody. 70s and 80s today. probably not as hot as yesterday but change is on the way for the weekend. i will have more on that coming up. get ready for spring-at the ross spring shoe event. ross has the must-have styles and brands for a fraction of what you'd pay elsewhere. step one: get to ross. step two: walk out with top brands at big savings... ...at the ross spring shoe event.
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>> ♪[music] ♪ shame, shame, shame ♪ ♪ ♪ shame, shame, shame ♪ >> if you don't like aretha franklin, i can't help you [laughter] >> we are ending traffic jams with that song. that is the twitter account that sent me that request. we do this on fridays. if there is a special song you that want to hear, i'll let you know the theme and go at it. i play the requests on friday morning. use #ktvu on instagram, twitter or facebook. >> thank you, sal. u.s. stock markets are closed today in observance of good friday but there is a lot of business news to bring you.
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>> pam cook is back with this morning's dollars and sense. >> tesla and under armour to watch on monday morning. under armour is under pressure after reporting a data breach for those that use the fitness app. those who use fitness pal are affected by the breach. under armour just learned of the data breach that happened last month. user names, e-mail addresses and passwords were affected but not credit card data since that information is collected separately. but on the news, the stock dropped about 4%. tesla voluntarily recalling more than 120,000 model s sedans because of a rob with the power steering. corrosion in the power steering bolts may cause problems in cold weather. this recall only affects tesla model s sedans made before april 2016. now, tesla says it has not received any reports of injuries because of the problem
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but says that owners can continue to drive their cars and that the company will let them know when repairs are available. apple is taking steps to improve the battery life and performance on its iphones and ipads. apple unveiled the ios11.3 operating system update. it is equipped with a feature that will inform users when their battery needs to be replaced. customers will also have the ability to disable an option that was responsible for slowing down phones and causing them to shut down abruptly. this is in response to widespread criticism after apple admitted to slowing down devices with older batteries. and a museum is capitalizing on one of this generation's biggest obsessions, the selfie. creator of the o pop-up museum in los angeles says it wanted to show the many depths behind the selfie. at the museum take selfies in front of famous landmarks,
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cars, the ever popular bathroom mirror. and of course scenes featuring the sky. the museum opens on sunday. it will stay open through the end of may. >> had to happen. >> yes. >> so -- >> that is your business report. >> you're doing the same thing. >> you know the proper angle too, right. >> yes. >> nice high angle. >> good light. >> what could be more l.a., right. >> then you probably have to have the -- you know, the people popping in the back. >> yeah. >> photo bombers. >> yes. the photo bombers of the selfie. >> thank you, pam. 8:47. getting to work and school today has been a breeze. although, sal, a lot of people are not doing that this morning. >> it has been a breezement even when there are crashes, gasia and frank, it has cleared up quickly. once they open the lanes. we don't see that on a formal day. it is good friday. financial markets are closed. traffic is moving along very nicely. this is not really a commute anymore driving into san
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francisco. don't drive too fast. chp is out there. they don't take holidays. we had a crash on the bridge. that cleared and the traffic quickly cleared up. you can see four yourself when you see green on the traffic maps we've had crashes. about the only thick that i can say is northbound 85, not fond of taking any holidays. you see slow traffic from cupertino heading to mountain view. 8:48. let's bring in steve. >> i enjoyed your traffic themes today, your music. >> thank you, steve. i appreciate that. >> we do have a quiet pattern here. something to keep an eye on for next week at this time. that is a typhoon above 848. it is not heading towards japan or taiwan or china. it is heading across the peninsula, back to the dateline. something to keep an eye on. forecast models are latching on to a lot of moisture visiting us. about this time next week. they do paint rain in here on the 6th and 7th. we will see how it materializes. there may be a lot of moisture coming in. chris heath says will the
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resorts be open for skiing? squaw and mammoth will stay open until may. most start closing by the 8th and. then by the 15th most of them. sugar bowl will be closed by then. some stay open until may. by this time it is tough to get the cold air and the snow. by the 15th we're pretty much done. march is the best time. they had a great march. for the city, 76/56. both well above average. but the record is 82. 2011. yesterday they did set a record of 81 degrees. 50s, upper 50s for some. low 50s. but it is not going to take long to warm up. there is a lot of high clouds working their way in. they will play a factor in keeping us cooler. in fact some are thicker here. with partly cloudy and partly sunny skies, still warm. but minor cooling today. we will take that probably a little bit into saturday inland. but fog, frank, is itching, rearing to go off of central
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and southern california coast. it will play into the cooler forecasts by sunday and monday. >> boy, yesterday, just so nice. take a walk. >> it was warm. it was warm wednesday. >> it was great. >> yes. >> more of the same. >> yes, sir. >> thank you. well, speaking of good weather, baseball is back in a big way. exciting wins for the giants and the a's as they opened up their seasons. we have highlights and much more. more of the eye balls you want watching the network... & less of the ones you don't. more experts preventing security issues... & less security threats impacting our customers. more of a highly secure network with more security products available for further protection... & less per month. switch to at&t internet for business. more & less - that's the power of &.
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>> welcome back. more legal problems for former oakland raider smith. he failed to appear at the arraignment yesterday. he was set to be arraigned for three misdemeanors for violating a court order. he was arrested earlier this month for an alleged doe mess i can assault incident and then rearrested after he contacted the victim. smith had another court date next week. the judge could issue a $50,000 arrest warrant if he doesn't
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show up again. how about baseball. how about the giants and the a's. both opened the season with wins. the a's beat the angels 6-5. going, going, going, leaning and making a great grab. a's were down 4-0 in the 5th when chris davis picked up from last year hitting a three-run homer. matt picked up a homer of his own. the game winner came in the bottom of the 11th. two teams square off again at the coliseum, first pitch tonight which should be a beautiful night at 7:05. >> a high drive angle towards foul territory. and that is a fair ball and gone. >> you better believe it. joe panik's home run in the 5th inning was all the scoring in the game. and all the joints needed in their 1-0 win over the dodgers.
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the giants got the victory. giants and dodgers will do it again tonight in l.a. kevin durant's return to the warriors didn't last long. he didn't get injured though. he and draymond green returned from injuries and illness last night to take on the bucks at oracle. durant yelled at the referee about a missed call here. and he was ejected from the game. durant telling reporters afterwards that he got fouled, told the ref about it and the ref said see you later. durant had ten points before he was booted as the bucks beat the warriors. happening today, the late mayor ed lee will be honored at the salvation army center in san francisco. the warriors and the salvation army will dedicate the edwin m. lee court at the salvation army community center. lee married his wife at the
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community center in 1980 and was a life-long supporter of the salvation army. coming up, more changes coming to facebook. we're going to let you know when the social media giant will be taking a much closer look at pictures that are posted online. stay with us.
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last night san mateo firefighters battled a fire at a apartment building at 10 pm. fire crews were able to get the flames under she -- under control shortly after they arrived. no word on the cause. 20 people may have to find somewhere else to live at least temporarily. a middle school student was arrested and accused of making school shooting threats. the police say the 12-year-old boy, a sixth grader at davidson middle school, maybe threats wednesday on the school bus.
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police interview the boy and his parents. they say the family does not own guns in the boy does not have -- in the boy does not have access to firearms. the boy was arrested. a school was put on lockdown yesterday in a hoax after people phoned police and made a violent strict about the school. after investigating, authorities determined the threat was not credible. officers were made on campus for the remainder of the school day. jeff sessions says he is not appointing a -- sessions says instead utah u.s. attorney will look into allegations of fbi misconduct. some republicans misuse the fbi of improperly conducting surveillance. they say that more should have been done to investigate hillary clinton's ties to a russian nuclear industry agency. new this morning, a russian
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man x -- suspected of hacking into a computer have been extradited to the united states. check police arrested a man in prague in october 2016 for hacking into computers of silicon valley firms in 2012. since then, the u.s. has been trying to get him extradited to the u.s. to face trial. is also wanted in russia from a separate chart from 2009, and russia has been trying to get the men extradited there. the czech republic recorded -- rejected last-minute appeal from russia and said he will come to the united states. a company announced fact checking videos and photos. it is expected to reach countries and partners.
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facebook we use criteria to evaluate content. we don't know how much a photo can be edited before it is rolled fake. -- ruled fake. today at 9 am we hear from bay area students about how violent threats to schools lee them to worried to go to class. we will take a look at mobile trivia. plus we will give you three different recipes for asparagus as we prepare your easter menu. welcome to the 9. it is a beautiful day. you see san francisco in the foreground. we are edging up on the end of march. material girl from madonna. i was reading an article on while -- why putting

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