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let's kick it off to rosemary. >> it will be warm. we are looking at temperatures 100 degrees by tomorrow. it won't last long. we will heat it up today, tomorrow, cool down into the second part of the weekend. today is shaping up like friday. here is a look at sfo. 52 degrees. 54 in santa rosa. 57 a popular number. a little patchy fog on the coastline this morning stretching from near half moon bay where we are cooler at this hour than yesterday at this time. and hayward is down as well as san jose. you get in the north bay and east bay temperatures are warmer than yesterday and we will continue to follow suit into the afternoon. storm tracker 2 is showing you where the fog is over areas of the north bay in through half moon bay, santa cruz to moneterey. we will be partly cloudy to
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mostly clear as we get into the second part of the day with that north flow in place. the winds are generally light and variable. the flow at the upper levels turning north, northeast into the second part of today and we are looking at not only warming up but drying out. because of that, a red flag warning will be for the north bay hills tonight. we have 60s in the forecast through 8:00, 9:00. by lunchtime 84. 90s for the inland cities. 94 for antioch. 93 napa. 74 san francisco. 79 oakland. temperatures heat up saturday, cool it down sunday. a red flag warning that moves into effect tonight into tomorrow in a bit. 7:01. good morning, sal. >> good morning, rosemarie -- rosemary. the bay area community is not much of one. we have a 20-minute drive from the carquinez to the maze. there is slowing at the bay
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bridge. this is the biggest problem we have seen all morning. it probably won't last too long. the volume isn't there. interstate 880 and 580, it has been looking good. we have been looking at the east bay commute and i haven't found a lot of slow traffic. highway 4 is one spot. highway 4 as you drive through pittsburg and bay point. northbound 101 has a couple of slowdowns and that's about it. 7:02 and back to the desk. this morning a man accused of killing five people at a newspaper in maryland was charged with five counts of first-degree murder. jarrod ramos is due in court in minutes. he reportedly had a long- standing grudge against the capital gazette. >> reporter: good morning. the paper did publish today. we will see what happens in a court hearing. usually they are quick affairs. we will probably see him make a brief appearance before a judge
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and that is about it. five charges of first-degree murder as police try to figure out why he did this allegedly. survivors led away with their hands raised. a gunman armed with a shotgun whose goals were crystal clear. >> the person was prepared to shoot people. the intent was to cause harm. >> reporter: killed in the attack, five newspaper employees, editors, writer, columnist and a sales assistant. others hid and texted loved ones. many feared for their lives. >> it was scary. you wouldn't think something would happen to you at work. >> reporter: the paper has identified the shooter as 38- year-old jarrod ramos. after he was taken into custody, police surrounded his home. essayed to have had a long- standing feud with the paper and at one point sued for
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defamation. a source told fox he was not cooperative. this community mourns the loss rallying around a small newspaper first published in 1884. >> come to city council meetings listening to boring politicians. immoral that their lives should be in danger. >> reporter: police are expressing frustration over dealing with this alleged gunman who they say is not cooperating, not talking at all. they are left to work themselves -- do the work themselves in terms of why he might have done this beyond what seems to be a clear cut possible motive anyway and that is this long simmering feud between ramos and the newspaper. >> doug luzader, thank you. we are learning more about the five gazette workers killed in the attack. four were journalists. we share their photos. one is rob hiaasen. he is scribbled as a generous
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mentor. next is gerald fischman, a corey voice of the community. john mcnamara, reporting was his dream job. wendi winters is said to have been a writer and sales assistant rebecca smith loved spending time with her family. she just joined the newspaper staff. back at home, san francisco police are investigating the discovery of a body found early this morning in the city's castro district. the body discovered near 18th and castro across the street from a popular badlands nightclub. they received a call about a robbery in progress. when they arrived they found the body. they are not sure how the person died and are calling the death suspicious. leigh martinez is on the scene. she will have a live report at 7:30. happening today, a hearing is scheduled this afternoon regarding the ghost ship warehouse fire. attorneys will continue negotiations with the
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prosecutors about a potential plea deal. now, the two sides are close to an agreement but the district attorney's offer that is currently on the table is still too high. harris' lawyer says any jail time over what has been served is unacceptable and they are ready for trial july the 16th. now, we investigate the charges against him and why he is considering a plea deal. >> to sit through months of parents looking at the burnt remains of their children and -- it's not worth it. what that will do to their psyche and the world, that sadness will reverberate through the universe and create more suffering. i can't be a part of that. >> we had a 40 minute jailhouse interview with him. we don't know the exact details
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of the prosecution's offer he earns for time served. they are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the december 2016 fire. the 4th of july weekend is almost here and the tsa is warning air travelers to be ready for lots of company and hashedly any elbow room in the skies. christien, they say we may break travel records today. >> gasia, we were outside and moved inside so you can see the lines stacking up. you can see how quickly it can build. it's not just at oakland but -- >> looks like we are having trouble with christien kafton's signal. we will work on that.
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the tsa predicts 2.7 million travelers will be screened today. let's move up to the north bay above where fire crews in lake county are making more progress against a fire burning east of clearlake. the pawnee fire is 50% contained. the area burned is holding steady at 13,700 acres. the number did not increase yesterday. more evacuees are being allowed back home. people in the double eagle community are returning to their neighborhoods. interstate 780 is back open this morning. but the busy road shut down for nearly two hours last night because of a grass fire. the chp said it started at benicia state park about 6:45. at one point it was burning on both sides of the freeway. the smoke was contained about 8:30. crews on the scene overnight watched for hot spots. no word on a cause.
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a spacex rocket launch from cape canaveral in florida. >> 3, 2, 1. we have ignition and lift off. the falcon 9 rocket powers the dragon spacecraft to the international space station. >> that rocket carrying almost 6,000 pounds of equipment and supplies. there is also a basketball size robot on board. it's using ibms watson artificial intelligence technology to act as an assistant for the astronauts. the dragon cargo ship is expected to reach the international space station sometime early monday. jeffrey the giraffe is calling it a career. toys r us is closing all of its stores today. when we return, what might happen to the empty buildings. >> one transaction by jeff bezos sends shock waves throughout wall street. a handful of companies lose billions in a flash. ions in a flash.
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good morning. traffic mostly light out there for a friday. including san jose. we have some slowdowns. we will tell you where they are straight ahead. it's a mild one outside at this hour. turning warm and hot for some. and hot for some. hi!
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happening today the end is here for toys r us. the remaining stores are closing across the country today. toys r us filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy last year. in march it announced it was going out of business. this is the store in concord that is already closed. sales declined due to on lane sales. toys r us had 73 toys r us and babies are us stores in the united states. as for what happens to the
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buildings, some analysts expect them to be back in use by the holiday shopping season and many could have new tenants in a year. some say online retailers are looking to add brick and mortar locations. there are 4100 store closings announcements but partially offset by 1900 planned store openings. the question of the day, will the closure of an iconic store make you rethink shopping online? 15% say yes. let us know by voting on our twitter page and leave comments on the facebook page. companies are backing down from the ballot measure to have taxpayers pay to clean up lead contamination in homes. the companies are making a deal with lawmakers. the initiative came after a court ruled in favor of 10 california cities and counties that argued two paint companies knowingly endangered public
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help by advertising and selling led paint. now as part of the new deal, lawmakers are dropping most of their bills holding the companies accountable. they are authorizing billions in state bonds to pay for the rest of that lead clean up. if you are in fact going to work, this is the friday commute we have been waiting for, sal. >> yes, it is. it is getting more crowded, gasia and frank. nothing like an ordinary day. we have a back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is about a five to 10- minute delay. it hasn't gone up to regular levels because the commute is hard for you to see but i will do it this way. this ramp right there, you don't see any slow traffic there. if you want to approach from 880, that is the best way to do it. 880, traffic is moving well and 580 as well. driving through oakland and san
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leandro, looks good. slow in letter hayward and union city. that's about all. the silicon valley a couple of incidents. northbound 101 near fair oaks and 280 approaching the saratoga exit there. you can see slow traffic there. but for the most part it's a momentary slow down. let's bring in rosemary filling in for steve. >> met by pretty weather. good morning. tgif. temperatures will climb today and into tomorrow with the warm up coming our way. here is the golden gate bridge. isn't that a gorgeous view. tracking fog on the coastline. winds are light and variable. that will change into the second part of the afternoon. high pressure is strengthening into the bay area bringing us a warm up, drying it out and bringing heightened fire danger. we have an advisory. but first warmer today hottest day saturday when the coast is expected to get into the low to
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mid-70s. pacifica, half moon bay, a lot of 80s around the bay. it will be hot for the bayside communities, especially if you don't have ac. inland cities, back to about 100 degrees or so. you remember it was last saturday when we hit 100 degrees as well. here is where we are with the advisory. late tonight, starts at 11:00, lasts for 24 hours. tonight into tomorrow night for the north bay hill where, again, it will be dry and gusty at times. national weather service out of sacramento has it widespread. for us in the bay area, it's over the north bay hills. at the moment it doesn't include the east bay hills. we have the flow setting up with the north, northeast wind. temperatures are warming up today and the wind will dry us out for the afternoon. 57 in oakland. 52 in san francisco. napa 58. inner east bay 57 livermore. san jose 57. here is the comparison yesterday into today.
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santa rosa, a warm one. today hot, 94 the afternoon high. nice and warm in fran. 74, that's a warm day for the city of san francisco. 93 inner east bay of livermore and 86 for san jose. yesterday 77. you will feel it for sure. 91 san rafael for the afternoon. 67 at the coast in pacifica. 80 for hayward. into the south bay, san jose 86. 90 morgan hill and a beautiful day in santa cruz if you are getting away. hot rolling into saturday. cooling it back a bit on sunday, relatively speaking. warm inland. the cooling trend will continue monday into tuesday. gasia. >> rosemary, thank you. three championships in four years and a lot of cash. basketball fans can't get enough of the golden state warriors. who has the most popular -- popular jersey? we will answer that. do you struggle to find balance between work and
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the road it seems. not everyone literally but a lot of people will be on the road and we will have a report later. if you want to hit me up with a road song of your own, ahead and use social media and use the #ktvu. more than 600 people including doctors are facing federal charges in connection with health care fraud. the justice department calls it the largest ever crackdown on health care fraud in the country. attorney general jeff sessions says the fraud costs the government and insurance companies more than $2 billion. he said many of the cases are linked to the opioid epidemic. two men are recovering after they were injured in a honey oil explosion. a lab was found wednesday night. honey oil is a concentrated form of cannabis. hospital workers reported two men were admitted with suspicious burns. both suspects are in the
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hospital recovering from third degree burns. president trump is moving quickly in the process to come up with a nominee to replace anthony kennedy. the white house says the president met last night with six senators to discuss the new vacancy. it included three democratic senators that voted for the first nominee to the supreme court, justice neil gorsuch last year. whoever the president nominates has to be confirmed by the senate where the republicans have a slim majority. the warriors are selling more merchandise than any other nba team. why not, they are the champs. according to sales through the official nba store they rank number 1 in team merchandise sales from april through june. the warriors led the way in jersey sales. steph curry number one. kevin durant at number 4. clay thompson is number 10 and rounding out the big 4 is
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dramont greene, 13th. an important day for wall street. >> one stock is adding about 50 points to the dow. pam cook joins us with a look at the dollars and cents. pam? >> reporter: an important day because it's the end of the month, end of the quarter and nike stock hit an all-time high. it is up 12% to more than $80 a share after reporting a very strong quarter. nike has been in a head competition with adidas but reporting good sales numbers. when the opening bell rang, being b.j. wholesale club ringing the bell celebrating their ipo, not the restaurant. the one that competes with costco and walmart's sam's club but it has stores on the east coast but they are going public this morning. checking in on the numbers when the bell rang, the numbers shot straight up. dow jones maintaining about
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close to 1% gain throughout the morning so far. 237 points. again, more than 50 points from nike at 24,451 for the dow. nasdaq up a half a percent. s&p 500 up three quarters of a percent. the other group of stocks doing well today. the bank stocks after getting the go ahead from the fed to raise dividends. all of that is helping the markets today. amazon's announcement that it is diving into online pharmacies wiped out 17 1/2 billion dollars from 18 market values. we talked about this. amazon is buying pill pack for a reported $1 billion. the news sent shares of walgreens, cvs, rite aid plummeting. amazon is seen as having an advantage because it ships
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packages all over the u.s. if it seems the web browser on your smartphone may run slower than usual, bitcoin could be to blame. hackers are taking advantage of the growing popularity of the virtual currency. crypto jacking involves putting malicious software that looks for digital money. and making your family a priority may be linked to making more money. the web site credit loan surveyed more than 1,000 people. they found that people that put family first had higher salaries than those who made their career a priority. millennials that put their family first made about $4,000 more per year and people between the ages of 38 and 53 made $8,000 more per year. but certainly something to think about. we were talking about what came first, the chicken or the egg. if you have more money -- >> you prioritize your family. >> you might be afforded that
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ability to take more vacation time. >> i don't know who said it first but there is a saying that no one on their death bed said i wish i spent more time at the office. this job can be all consuming. we know that. >> a constant juggling game. >> i take my cues from you, pam. >> thank you, pam. up next, california will have the strictest online privacy law in the country. when we come back, details on a law signed by governor jerry brown and what it means for consumers. consumers. san francisco police investigate a suspicious death in the castro district. what witnesses had to say. it may look good on this picture of 280 and san jose but just up the road there is a little slow traffic getting up to highway 17. i will tell you what is causing it straight ahead. happy friday to you. i'm tracking a bay area warm up for your weekend. for your weekend.
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to keep our community safe. before you do any project big or small, pg&e will come out and mark your gas and electric lines so you don't hit them when you dig. call 811 before you dig, and make sure that you and your neighbors are safe. a gorgeous friday. i'm g. >> i'm frank mallicoat. air travelers need to be ready for a lot of company in the air. >> christien kafton is at the oakland international airport. today may break records for summer travel. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, it sure might. last hour we were outside showing you what it looked like outside. now take a look inside. you can see the lines stacking
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up inside oakland international. it's not just oakland but airports across the country. tsa saying today could be the busiest travel day on record. today is expected to be the peak day. they will screen in excess of 2.7 million air travelers. the current record travel day was the sunday after thanksgiving in 2004 when more than 2.7 million people traveled on that day. the 4th of july is not traditionally one of the biggest but this year expected to be different. travelers have lots of tips for beating the crowds including tsa precheck and clear and getting to the airport early. >> i knew it would be busy so we got here about two hours early just in case. >> not just the skies are expected to be packed. aaa predicts 39.7 million americans planning a 4th of july road trip. this morning i was talking to
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sal and trying to get a bead on what traffic might look like. he is telling me that we can expect the travel to pick up over the course of the day, start around 2:00 in the afternoon, crowds on 80 as people leave work early or try to get out of town and beat the rush then wind up getting stuck in the middle of that rush, guys. remember, expect it to be busy in the air, on the roads. if you travel, pack your patients. >> all right. thank you for that live report. get away day for a lot of folks. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. it's a busy friday. not for the usual reasons. we are not talking work and school. many may have a stay-cation on their hands. >> we have nice weather coming our way. it will warm up. not hot for too long. if you don't like the heat it will last a couple days then temperatures drop off into sunday. oakland mostly blue skies around the bay and inland.
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fog on the coastline this morning. there is the view, sfo once again. san francisco checking in to the low 50s. santa rosa, 54. over livermore as well as san jose, temperatures are up by a few degrees in some spots. down by a few in others. all in all not a lot of changing on just yet. we have the fog cover. you can see it on the coastline. winds are generally light, variable. a weak on shore breeze reported through fairfield this morning. covered in the gray at the moment. we have a northeast flow that is setting up. that will help to knock out fog cover and it will bring on the fire danger. calm conditions nab pay, concord. 1 miles per hour from the southwest. we won't lose the sea breeze completely but it will be confined to the coastline. there is the flow.
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we know the northeast flow warms us up but dries us out. 94 santa rosa. 80 for hayward. in san francisco a beautiful 74. south bay 94 for morgan hill. temperatures continue to climb. inland about 100 degrees. details on that and a red flag warning in a little bit. your time is 7:33. let's check the highways with sal. good morning. we see traffic that is going to be doing pretty well for the most part. if you are driving approaching the bridges, this is the richmond bridge here. we will switch there. we go. it came back. westbound 580, you can see traffic is moving along relatively well up to the pay gates. no major problems as you drive through. traffic is going to be slower than it was.
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also looking at 80 westbound, carquinez to the maze, traffic is moving all right. westbound bay bridge this is the busiest all morning, but no huge delay. 880 northbound is getting crowded near the coliseum. one more thing, the south bay, i want to mention 280 is slow approaching saratoga because of an accident on the other side of the freeway. use 85 or 101 instead. now back to the desk. any minute the man accused of killing five people at a newspaper in maryland will appear in court for a bail hearing. police say jarrod ramos is not being cooperative and answering questions. he is being charged with five counts of first-degree murder. he had a long-standing grudge against the newspaper including a lawsuit and years of harassing its journalists. journalists at the capital gazette newspaper say it was important for them to public a newspaper today. you see here the front page in
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bold lettering a headline that describes the terrible attack that happened yesterday saying five shot dead at the capital. the numberings on to say the gunman used smoke grenades and a shotgun as people hid under their desks. they are heartbroken and devastated that their colleagues and friends are gone. many stories about the five victims killed. san francisco police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death in the city's castro district. ktvu's leigh martinez joins us live at the scene. you talked to people who say they saw what happened. >> reporter: yes. we did hear back from san francisco police who tell us that they are not releasing any information in this case at this time. however, i spoke to two witnesses dropped off by police to their vehicle a few hours ago who said they witnessed a confrontation between two men and the victim before he fell.
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san francisco police were called out for reports of a possible fight or robbery in progress. we have not received official word from police when the call came in the station but this video was taken after two this morning. when police arrived they discovered a body across the street from the badlands nightclub. they focused the investigation on an alleyway parking lot. paramedics worked on the man for more than an hour. it's unknown how the victim died. the coroner removed the body at 5:00 a.m. it's unknown if police are searching for a suspect. now, police have not ruled this case a homicide just yet. however, homicide investigators were out here on the scene earlier. it's at this time being called a suspicious death investigation. in san francisco, leigh martinez, goes ktvu fox 2 news. new information about a hit- and-run crash that left a pedi
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cap driver severely injured. they are looking for a gold or champagne colored honda civic that hit the pedi cap. four members of a family riding in that pedi cap are expected to recover. friends of the operator have set' a fund to help with his recovery. >> he is great. he has been riding with us for six years. nobody has a bad thing to say about the guy. a lovely human being, really responsible. never had an accident that was his fault. >> operators tell us this is the first serious injury accident involving a pedicab in 35 years in the city. a group of activists say the controversial cabinet secretary will be in the bay area. the head of the environmental protection agency, scott pruitt is in san francisco meeting with staff. protestors will rally outside of the regional office at 9:00 this morning.
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the demonstration is sponsored by a coalition of environmental groups including the sierra club. he has been criticized for large expenditures such as $160,000 spent on first class or chartered flights during his first year as head of the epa. coming up, new information on the ghost ship warehouse fire case. in the 8:00 hour, what one of the defendants has to say about the victim's families and what we could learn about a possible plea deal. a lifeline for north bay fire victims is out of commission. the mistakes by a salvation army employee and what happened next.
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paul manafort is set to appear in court in alexandria, virginia. a judge concluded that he violated his pretrial release. he is facing several charges including conspiracy against the united states and conspiracy to launder money. his lawyers are asking the judge to conceal his financial records during the trial. manafort is appealing to the justice department to release him to prepare for the trial set to begin july 27th. two people are facing charges this morning for shooting out dozen of car windows with bb guns. we showed you this video. you are about to see a black dodge charger drive by. yesterday benicia and vallejo police said they found the owner of the dodge charger. they arrested a 19-year-old and 16-year-old that confessed to the crimes. to the north bay, san
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rafael police are searching for a thief that stole equipment from a salvation army food truck. they served thousands of meals during the wildfires last year. the equipment was in a locked truck. the salvation army says a recycling company employee didn't lock the gate behind them wednesday morning. someone stole in and stole thousands of dollars of restaurant quality equipment and supplies. >> an interesting place to be on this side of the table so to speak, to be the one going, wow, we lost. let's get back to work and solve this. >> the same vacation army is asking for donations to help replace the stolen equipment. it's a get away friday. big holiday next week. a lot of people are still working, too, right. >> people are working or going somewhere. the bay bridge earlier hours were light but now we have a
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backup. this is about 10 minutes or so, 10, 11, 12 minutes is what the timer is saying. lighter than usual. if you are driving into san francisco, if you are used to an everyday commute, this will be better. 880 to the airport, we have been checking that. traffic is doing well. we have been checking the east bay. you can see i am having trouble speaking. slow traffic here but it's better. 680 recovered anniversary earlier accident on the sunol grade. it's almost as if it never happened. great news. south bay a crash southbound 280 approaching saratoga. it was visible from the other side of the freeway and that's where the slow traffic is. all lanes are open but traffic slowing. 101 approaching sunnyvale slow traffic because of an earlier accident. the south bay has a couple of things. filling in for steve, it's rosemary. >> good morning, sal, thank you
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very much. happy friday. we are looking at a warm up. in to the bay area afternoon and weekend, temperatures nearing be 100 eventually. here is the oakland he is ask you ari. we have moderate air quality today. high pressure strengthening over the bay area. that will bring us the warmer weather, the dry weather. with that we have heightened fire danger to talk about. friday is going to be -- today, a little warmer. saturday will be the hottest day. 70s at the coast. upper 80s around the bay for some of the warmer locations. inland, the century park again. this saturday like last saturday. then like last weekend, by sunday, temperatures fall off once again. here is a look at where we are seeing heightened fire danger late tonight into saturday night. so, the dry northeast flow will dry things out. it could be gusty at times over the north bay hills and that's where the national weather virus has this in place.
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any fires that start could move fast. sacramento office has it widespread. for us the north bay hills. this is the northeast flow in place. for the afternoon today, temperatures coming up. 62 in napa. 52 san francisco. good morning life more at 57. temperatures are within a few degrees of where we started yesterday. by the second part of the day, take a look. santa rosa hit about 88. today you are going in the low 90s. by lunchtime 84. low to mid-90s expected by the second part of the day. after highs around the region, 91 vallejo. inner east bay 94 concord. closer to the shore, 76 berkeley. a nice 74 in san francisco. then on the coast, 67 pacifica. the numbers here are showing you that the on shore breeze won't shut off completely but
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localized to the coast. 66 half moon bay. 90 for morgan hill. here is the extended forecast. hottest day on saturday. we do begin to cool off some on sunday. the cooling trend will continue monday, tuesday. back to the upper 80s by tuesday for the inland cities. that will feel nice. low 70s around the bay. 60s at the coast once again but the clouds through the morning and evening hours may also -- >> muddy up the waters. >> it could impact the 4th of july, the fireworks. we will track that next week. >> well, it is the bay. you never know. >> we have to live with it. >> thank you, rosemary. new alert after another hack. coming up in the 8:00 hour what adidas customers need to know about the latest breach.
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holiday road. lindsay buckingham was part of that movie, you know the one. thank you for that request. if there is a song you want to hear, the theme is hitting the road. a lot of people heading out of town for the 4th. use social media #ktvu. it was 11 years ago today that apple's first iphone went on sale. many considered this an important day in the history of electronics. steve jobs predicted the company would make history with the new device. the price for the iphone started at under $500. apple sold almost 1.4 million that first year. it has since gone on to sell more than a billion iphones. the first day the iphone went on sale 11 years ago, apple
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stock price opened at $17. could have, would have, should have. $17 and change 11 years ago today. apple stock stands above $186 a share. >> what a $10,000 investment would be worth now. state lawmakers are giving people more control over their personal data. experts say the new bill signed by governor jerry brown will give consumers an unprecedent amount of protection. the law takes effect in 2020. under the new law companies have to tell customers upon request what personal data they have collected, explain why it was collected and where that data is going. consumers will be able to ask companies to delete their information and refrain from selling it. lawmakers say they will make amendments before the bill takes effect. a measure to eliminate daylight saving time qualified
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for the ballot. governor brown signed the bill. californians have been changing their clock twice a year. if the measure passes, it will require the approval of congress. arizona and hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time. governor brown signed a bill that bans taxes on soda for the next 12 years. it would not impact soda taxes passed in the bay area. the state bill is following similar soda tax bans passed in arizona and michigan. california's ban part of a last minute maneuver to back a ballot measure that would make it harder for cities and counties to raise tax of any kind. the legislation is all about keeping groceries including drinks affordable. we have learned a san francisco woman who the
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internet nicknamed permit patty did call 911 on a little girl selling bottled water without a permit despite claiming otherwise. >> 911, what is the exact location of your emergency. >> i am on the sidewalk. hi, i have someone that does not have a vendor permit selling water across from the ballpark. >> one second. let me transfer you to the police department. hang on. >> we obtained the 911 call audio from the city of san francisco. the woman in the clip, allison ettel told the chronicle that she was pretending to call police on the 8-year-old girl selling water in front of her apartment building near at&t park. ettel publicly apologized for the incident and stepped down as the ceo of a cannabis company. the chp testified out a shot spotter detection system
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by firing shots on highway 4 near antioch and pittsburg. eight people died near interstate 80 in car to car shootings. shot spotter can differentiate between weapons and fireworks. it will be used with moveable cameras and license plate readers posted on the freeway. >> shot spotter actually moves the zoom cameras in the direction of the gunfire so that we basically have eyes on the freeway at the time of the shooting. >> shot spotter is being funded by a $3.5 million state grant. the new technology should deter the next freeway shooter. state lawmakers will give more details about money for two beaches on the san mateo coast. the state budget signed by governor jerry brown includes up to $1 million to restore public access to martin's beach south of half moon bay. a man locked the gate on his
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property that blocked public access to the beach. the money may be used to buy a public road that will run through the property to restore the access. the budget set aside $5 million to create a park at the beach. state senator jerry hill and other lawmakers will hold a news conference about the funding at 10:30 this morning. after nearly a century in business, oakland's mexicali rose restaurant will shut for good. it is on clay street in downtown oakland. they plan to serve uped last meals today. you can see the lines have been long all week. hundreds of customers are getting the last meal and saying good-byes. many we spoke with say they have been coming here as long as they can remember. >> my parents would bring us. we would catch the 81 bus from 69th and east 14th, come out here and have enchiladas, rice and beans. >> my wife and i have to search
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for a new eatery. we will enjoy our meal and make the best of it. >> the owner is closing because she has to take care of her aging mother and family. >> a lot of memories in that little pink building. marches are planned across the bay area. at 8:00 the events coming up to protest the treatment of immigrants at the border with mexico. a vicious attack on a newspaper in maryland. i'm doug luzader in annapolis. more on the gunman's motives just ahead. good morning, we can see that traffic is moving along slowly in some areas. is this we got word of a new accident on 580 in livermore that sounds serious. mostly clear skies way from the coastline. temperatures are warming. a warming trend in store for the bay area weekend. bay area weekend.
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shooting at a newspaper in maryland and how the victims are being remembered this morning. >> welcome back. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm frank mallicoat. mike mibach is off today. the man accused of killing five people at a newspaper in maryland will be in court. >> police say jarrod ramos is not being cooperative and not answering their questions. he has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. he had a long-standing judge against the newspaper including a lawsuit and years of harassing journalists. doug luzader joins us live in annapolis, maryland, where the paper is published. doug? >> reporter: good morning. the paper operates out of the building behind me across the street. it's still operating but the whole area is under police protection as they try to
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figure out what happened yesterday. >> reporter: the images are too familiar. inside the offices is what police describe a gunman with a shotgun whose goals were crystal clear. >> this person was prepared to shoot people. the intent was to cause harm. >> reporter: killed in the attack, five newspaper employees, editors, writer, columnist and a sales assistant. others hid and texted loved ones. many feared for their lives. >> it was scary. you wouldn't think something would happen to you at work. >> reporter: the paper has identified the shooter as 38- year-old jarrod ramos. after he was taken into custody, police surrounded his home. is said to have had a long- standing feud with the paper
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and at one point sued for defamation. a source told fox he was not cooperative. this community mourns the loss rallying around a small newspaper first published in 1884. >> come to city council meetings listening to boring politicians. immoral that their lives should be in danger. >> reporter: a lot of support for this newspaper which has covered this community for such a long time. investigators have another press conference scheduled in a half hour. back to you guys. >> thank you. we have a big weekend approaching and a big holiday on wednesday. that means we need a good forecast, don't we. >> thank goodness we have a good forecast and good forecaster. >> thank you. tgif. we have a heated upcoming for the last weekend of june. we will be met with 100-degree plus weather. 52 in san francisco.
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taking a look at fso. mostly clear skies away from the coastline. at the coast developing there early on now we are covered. partly to mostly cloudy skies at the coast. a lot of sunshine elsewhere. this will pull back. it will retreat. we are looking at partly cloudy skies for the coastline this afternoon. mostly clear elsewhere. a variable wind. a bit of an on shore wind through fairfield. concord, oakland and over the north in novato. the upper level flow is transitioning. looking at a northeast flow for the weekend. that will warm us up and dry us out. in the north bay hills we will be gusty later tonight into saturday. fort hills, red flag warning. i will detail that later. the afternoon highs and out the door, 74 san francisco. 79 oakland. 83 fremont. some of the hotter locations in the upper 80s yesterday are low
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to mid-90s. touching 100 by tomorrow. i will detail the warming trend for the weekend and the red flag warning in a bit. we want to check the highways first with sal, good morning. >> good morning to you. a crash in livermore, rosemary. let's get to it. westbound 580 near isabel. there is a crash there and traffic is going to be backing up quickly. as a matter of fact, it says that all lanes could be blocked and the backup is building a bit. you can see it off the altamont pass up to the livermore area. if you are getting on the freeway after livermore, after the isabel exit, it looks okay. getting over to dublin. if you are getting on before isabel, i would not recommend getting on the freeway. use city roads. we have a crew on the way. this is 80 westbound, carquinez
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to the macarthur maze. at 8:04, back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. san francisco police are investigating what they call a suspicious death in the castro district overnight. leigh martinez talked to some people who saw what happened. >> reporter: san francisco police are not releasing any information in the case at this time. however, i spoke to two witnesses who said they witnessed a confrontation between two men before he fell. san francisco police were called out for reports of a possible fight or robbery in progress. we have not received official word from police on when this call came into the station but this video was taken after 2:00 this morning. when police arrived they discovered a body across the street from the badlands nightclub. police focused the investigation on an alleyway parking lot. paramedics worked on the man for more than an hour. it's unknown how the victim
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died. the coroner removed the body at 5:00 a.m. it's unknown if police are searching for a suspect. police have not ruled this death investigation a homicide yet. we did see homicide investigators out here on the scene. at this time, police are saying it's a suspicious death investigation. in fran, leigh martinez, ktvu, fox 2 news happening today, a hearing is scheduled this afternoon .regarding the ghost ship warehouse fire. attorneys will continue negotiations with the prosecutors about a potential plea deal. almena's attorney said the two sides are close to an agreement but the offer currently on the table is still too high. harris' lawyer says any jail time over what has been served is unacceptable and they are ready for trial july the 16th. derick almena talked to the 2 investigates team about the charges against him and why he
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is considering a plea deal. >> to sit through months of parents looking at the burnt remains of their children and --it's not worth it. what that will do to their psyche and the world, that sadness will reverberate through the universe and create more suffering. i can't be a part of that. >> that is part of what he told the 2 investigates team during a 40 minute jailhouse interview. we don't know the exact details of the prosecution's offer he earns for time served. a deal could be between 12 to 14 years behind bars. they are both charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one for each person that died in the december 2016 fire. cal fire provided an update on the pawnee fire. a containment crew has it up to
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56%. land burned is 13,700 acres. people living in the double eagle community are now finally returning back to their neighborhood. a cold case comes to an unexpected end. next information on the 1970s murder and the suspect that took his life as police were at his door. his door. good morning. traffic is moving okay on interstate 880. we have a rather big problem in livermore blocking a major freeway. we will let you know more when we come back.
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mass rallies are planned to protest the trump administration zero tolerance immigration policy that separated children from their parents at the border. we got a preview yesterday of what to expect. 600 people were arrested on capitol hill for staging a sit in at the senate office building. it was part of a day of civil disobedience organized by the women's march. dozens of groups are supporting marches in the bay area and other cities. oakland mayor is responding to a video of an ice official being told that he is under investigation for leaking information to her about a bay
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area immigration raid. james scwab resigned in march after accusing his own agency of misleading the public. during an interview on wednesday, department of homeland security investigators unexpectedly came to his door and asked him about leaking information to mayor. he said the department of homeland security is trying to intimidate him and the mayor agrees. >> i watched that video of dhs pounding on the door of an ethical public servant. to me, that was the sound of tyranny knocking on his door. >> ice former director accused the mayor of jeopardizing public safety and his officers. the mayor never revealed who gave her the warning about the ice raid. first lady melania trump spent part of thursday visiting
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a facility for immigrant children. she held a discussion with border patrol agents. this is the second trip to the area since the controversy over separating families crossing over from mexico began. let's check the highways and by ways with sal. livermore a truck accident. the truck has a broken axel. they are thinking this will be out there for a long time 580 westbound approaching isabel. give yourself extra time. one lane of traffic is getting through. i think it's an exit lane. you can get off the freeway and use the exit lane to get back on. but it's slowing traffic. give yourself plenty of extra time in the area because of this problem. if you are getting on the freeway after that area near isabel, you should be okay.
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this has turned into a sigalert. i didn't notice that earlier. it makes sense. the truck has a broken axel. they can't move it without a tow truck. 80 westbound from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze a 26 minute delay which is less than normal. at the bay bridge a lighter commute at the toll plaza. let's bring in rosemary with the forecast. >> sun is shining, temps are climbing. we have a warm up for the start of the bay area weekend. today will be warmer than yesterday. saturday will be the hottest day. high pressure over the pacific is strengthening. it will lead to the warm up for today. then into saturday, just as hot as last saturday. do you remember last saturday when some of the inland communities reached 100 degrees? that will be the case tomorrow. 70s at the coast. 80s around the bay. hitting the century mark inland. then we begin to cool back down in time for the bay area sunday. with the warm up comes a red
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flag warning for dry, perhaps gusty conditions. this is for the north bay hills. it starts at 11:00. it will last into saturday night. for the bay area, north bay hills. you can see it over the sacramento region more widespread. then to the north we will watch that and update it if we need to. here is the flow already setting up north and northeast. a warmer day today. drier tonight into tomorrow. temperatures 59 to start the day in oakland. 52 in san francisco. in the north bay, low 60s napa. 60 san jose and livermore about 60 degrees. folks that warmed into the upper 80s yesterday are going into the 90s. inner east bay will be in the 90s. you can follow what we have guiding you here. the lunchtime number, warm by noontime. the second part of the day, low to mid-0s in the forecast. close to the water a nice day.
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berkeley 76. 74 san francisco. 67 at the coast for pacific kay. low to mid-90s for the north bay. san jose you are expected to go to 86. 89 the afternoon high for los gatos. if you have no place to be, head to santa cruz. a little warmer tomorrow. if you are going to see the a's play later today, it will be beautiful. we start 72. southwest breeze 10 miles per hour. game time 7:05. if you are out there tailgating you have a nice afternoon in store. in the evening hours, temperatures cool off some, in the 60s by the end of the game. perhaps consider a light jacket. if not for you, maybe the little ones. extended forecast, heating it up tomorrow. mid-70s at the coast. upper 80s around the bay. start to drop off sunday. the cooling trend continues monday, tuesday. notice morning fog, that is
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followed by evening clouds and we will be watching that forecast because as we know a lot of fireworks will be firing off. >> there is still time. >> it will change, we will see. >> thanks, rosemary. the end of toys r us is finally here today. all the remaining stores across the country are closing as of today. this is the store in concord as of this morning. it's already been closed. the retailer filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. toys r us sales declined largely due to competition from big box stores and online retailers. they have been like question dating merchandise the last three months. as for what happens to the empty buildings, some analysts expect them to be back in use by the holiday shopping season and many more could have new tenants in a year. some say many online retailers are looking to add brick and mortar locations. across the country, 4100 store
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closing announcements but partially offset by 1900 planned store openings. to the question of the day, will the closure of an iconic store make you rethink shopping online. 17% yes. 75% say no. 8% say you don't know. let us know what you think by voting on our twitter page and leaving comments on the ktvu facebook page. up next a hero on the racetrack and the roadways as well. when we come back, how one nascar driver helped save family on his way home from the sonoma raceway. >> a new online privacy law in california. what the privacy policy means for you and why the country may follow suit. hi!
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plenty of people getting on the road as the 4th of july is next wednesday. people try to extend their holiday. a natural thing. be careful if you are getting on the road. thank you for the request. if there is a special song you want to hear, i will play it every friday. use the #ktvu on facebook and twitter or instagram. today marks six months since president trump signed the tax cuts and job act. it comes as the trump administration prepares to roll
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out a shorter version of the 1040 tax form. the treasury department says it will be the size of a postcard. some experts say it's more complicated because the new form omits a variety of popular deductions. president trump is moving quickly to come up with a nominee to replace retiring supreme court justice anthony kennedy. the president met with six senators to discuss the vacancy. the group included three democratic senators who voted for the president's first nominee to the supreme court justice neil gorsuch. whoever the president nominates has to be confirmed by the senate. southern california congresswoman maxine waters canceling a trip after a death threat. the threat was made by someone in texas. the democratic lawmaker from l.a. was set to attend two speaking engagements. she has received several threats after president trump took aim at her monday on
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twitter calling her extraordinarily low iq person. that came after she called fordham mon straw tors to harass trump's cabinet officials wherever they go because of the administration's immigration policy. on capitol hill, republican lawmakers accused top federal law enforcement officials of withholding documents from them relating to the russian investigation. rod rosenstein and christopher wray appeared at the hearing yesterday. republicans on the panel suggested that the justice department conspired against president trump by refusing to produce documents that they believe would show improper fbi conduct. >> who are we supposed to believe? staff members we worked with that never misled us or you guys that we caught hiding information from us who tell a witness not to answer our questions, who are we supposed to believe. >> you should believe me i'm telling the truth and i am under oath.
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>> i know the staff members. >> as the hearing continued, the house passed a resolution calling on rosenstein to provide documents under congressional subpoena. some doctors are facing federal charges in connection with health care fraud. the justice department is calling it the largest crackdown on health care fraud in the country. attorney general jeff sessions says fraud costs the government and insurance companies $10 million. he said many are linked to the opioid epidemic. two men are recovering after they were injured in a honey oil explosion in sonoma county. a butane honey oil lab was found wednesday night. honey oil is a concentrated form of cannabis. hospital workers reported the two men were admitted with suspicious burns. deputies searched the home, found a belted garbage can of marijuana and hazardous materials. both suspects are in the
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hospital recovering from third agree burns. state lawmakers are giving people more control over their personal data. the new bill signed by governor jerry brown will give consumers an unprecedent amount of protection. it takes effect in 2020. companies have to tell customers upon request what personal data they requested, why it was collected and where it's going. consumers can ask companies to delete the information. lawmakers say they will likely make amendments before the bill takes effect. today marks an important date in the history of electronics. june 29th, apple started selling the iphone. steve jobs predicted the company would make history with their new device. the first iphones cost $499.599. by the way, apple sold almost 1.4 million phones that first year. accepts then more than a billion iphones have been sold.
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an east bay staple is closing its doors for good. how patrons are reacting now that the mexicali rose restaurant is shutting its doors after almost a century in business. >> if you are traveling this holiday weekend, you won't be alone. tips to beat the crowds. >> there is a big rig crash on 580 blocking almost all of the freeway. you see it here. this truck and a few other cars got involved and the traffic is backing up big time in livermore. also injuries involved there. you will see more coming up. ore coming up. >> outside the doors, mostly clear skies away from the coastline. i am tracking a warming trend. warming trend.
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officials are getting ready to give an update on the deadly shooting at the newspaper. >> we expected the suspect to make a court appearance. we don't believe that happened yet. let's listen in for more information. >> local newspapers become a family. their family suffered a tragedy yesterday. most of the folks that work at the capital gazette work with us daily, weekly. we know them. it's not only a loss for them. i want them to know that. it's a loss for the annne arundel police department and for the city of annapolis. our hearts go out to them. we will think of them as we move forward and we wish them the best as they try to deal with their grief. i have to thank a bunch of people. i ask you to bear with me on
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this. there were 300 law enforcement officers on that scene yesterday. 300ish law enforcement officers from annapolis police department, ann are rundell sheriff's office, maryland state police, are maryland transportation authority police, department of maryland department of natural resources police, annapolis fire and bomb squad, prince george county police department, mount mount county maryland started to send us -- montgomery county maryland started to send us help. nsa police came. fbi was as always a present help in times of trouble. the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms gave us a large amount of help. nsa came to help. the united states secret service came to help and the postal inspectors came to help. whether they were helping us
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direct traffic or bringing water to cops dehydrated or helped us go in the building and save people's lives, every cop from all those agencies was a part of how we saved people's lives yesterday. i thank them from the bottom of my heart. i would like to thank the community. one of the beautiful things of wearing a page, we know how our community -- badge, we know how our community feels about us. we thank you for the support and love. we thank you for the support and love that is going out to the capital gazette. the business community is absolutely at front and center of that larger community. we have had so many showings of love from our business communities in the area in the last 24 hours. i am as always humbled and touched by their support. i can confirm for you at this
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time that we identified the suspect with help through other investigative techniques by using facial recognition technology from the maryland image repos tower system. i would like to thank governor hogan for allowing us that help and the maryland combined analysis center, commanders and the state police for being present in helping us identify the suspect. we were able to use that and a couple of other techniques to make sure we know who the bad guy was. i will not say his name. i refuse to do it. he doesn't deserve us to talk about him one more second. thank you to the maryland combined analysis center. there are no other suspects we are looking for right now. we have no reason to believe anybody else but the suspect was involved in this atrocity. we did recover the suspect's
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car after a pretty lengthy search nearby. we have conducted a search warrant on that. i can't give you much more on that right now. we are still putting puzzle pieces today. we did do overnight a search warrant in the 400 block of armstrong court. maryland state police helped us serve that warrant last night. we did find evidence at the residence. i can't go into a whole bunch of details but i will tell you that it's evidence showing the origination of planning things like that in his apartment and it shows what we knew we would fine which is that we have one bad guy and that for his own reasons he chose to do what he did yesterday. we have confirmed, i think already, that it was a shotgun used in the incident. i will confirm that it was a pump action shotgun. it was legally purchased a year
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or so ago. and i am i will close and allow questions with this. this was the targeted attack. we can't fathom why that person chose to do this. we don't think we have any more clear and present dangers to the citizens of anne space arundel police department. in 2013 we had a situation where online threatening comments were made. we had a detective assigned to investigate it. the detective spoke with legal counsel for the capital gazette. several members of the capital gazette staff, mr. markette was scheduled to be on the conference call.
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he did not call in. on that conference call, it was discussed that the capital gazette did not wish to pursue criminal charges. there was a fear that doing so would exacerbate a flammable situation. lieutenant frazier will, after appropriate redaction send you the police report on that incident. we will be able to do that in the next couple of hours. bear with us. we have one shot to do this right. with that i will take a couple of questions. [ inaudible question ] >> i think they are trying to put all the puzzle pieces today. you are good investigative reporters. you looked at the social media platforms. there is clearly a history there. i will tell you that we were
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not aware of that history until last night. should we have been in a perfect world? sure, we should have been been. we were not. we got at least a threat called a day so it's tough to keep up with them. we lost a great tool a couple of years ago. it was the national conscious that decided we couldn't use it. it made our job easier as it relates to following things, phrases, areas on social media. >> you are listening to police in maryland give us the latest about a shooting attack that happened at the capital capital newspaper that left five members of the newspaper -- capital gazette newspaper that left five members of the newspaper dead. he won't give the attacker's name. he has been identified as jarrod ramos, 38 years old, had
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a long-running grudge against the newspaper that manifested in online tweets and other comments. we heard the police officer say that police and the newspaper came together to talk about the threatening messages and that the newspaper declined to press criminal charges against the suspect. that happened in recent years. we learned that the attacker used a legally purchased pump action shotgun in the attack and police believe they have the one and only person responsible for the attack yesterday at the capital gazette newspaper. we are looking into the investigation. the suspect jarrod ramos has been uncooperative. they had to identify him using facial imaging technology. he was not carrying an identification card on himself at the time of the attack. as we hear from police, we would like to mention that two of the people injured in the attack yesterday have been treated and released from the hospital so a small bit of good news to bring you on a story
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that continues to unfold. >> he was emotional. a lot of the police in annapolis. not a huge community. the police as we know, you get in touch with journalists and talk to them a lot of some of these people they knew. they found evidence in his apartment that said that he planned this out, what he wanted to do. that's the latest coming out of annapolis moments ago. >> thanks for joining us on this busy friday. more throughout the day. we will switch topics a bit and focus on a rather pleasant forecast. >> a hot one. >> we will warm it up. today warmer than yesterday. tomorrow hot especially for the inland communities. tgif. we have mostly clear skies. a live look at sfo. no delays, not when it comes to the weather. we bring you a view there temperatures in the 50s. 52 san francisco. 59 santa rosa.
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san jose checking in about 60. numbers are in the upward direction. we are eight degrees warmer in santa rosa. cooler closer to the coast and just inland an on shore breeze. we have the clouds along the coastline, half moon bay to santa cruz. partly cloudy. partly cloudy, mostly clear today. as we mentioned, is we have a warm up. fairfield an on shore breeze about 14 coming from the north novato. in the south over oakland. a variable wind but the flow is turning north and northeast. here is a view for you. you can see the upper level winds. that will warm us up and dry us out. we have a red flag warning. i will detail that in a bit. let's take a look at today. fran 6 yesterday. 74 today. yesterday livermore didn't hit 80. today you are expected to go to
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93. 94 concord. 93 napa. the coast 67 pacifica and in the south bay 86 for san jose. temperatures climb in the bay area saturday and that's it. they peak. then we are back down into the weekend and the start of next week. details on the extended forecast and the red flag warning in a bit. it's 8:40. let's check the highways with sal. we have a truck accident in livermore, 580 near isabel. this traffic is really going to be backing up on 580. we have live picture from the crew of the accident scene. you can see the traffic is very, very slow. 580, close to north livermore avenue as well. this is traffic that is going to be slowed. ice say bell is the next exit. several cars were involved. we saw paramedics take away someone injured. the truck is there. it looks like one or two lanes are getting by. that is about it. traffic has been very slow. it's slow trying to get past
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the scene. it had been light and the altamont pass traffic was light. now, look at this. look at the slow traffic we are seeing coming over the altamont pass driving through. it will be having a big effect. if you are getting on after isabel, it should be better driving to dublin. the macarthur maze community is heavy. out to the bay bridge it's light. one more thing, northbound 85 we had an accident here in san jose. i want to mention that in the next report. now back to the desk. >> got it covered. thanks. we are following the very latest developments in a cold case for more than 40 years ago. a 72-year-old man suspected of killing a woman at stanford took his life yesterday. ktvu jesse gary joins us live in the south bay at our studio with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: frank, good
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morning. later today santa clara county sheriff will address the media and give more details about a case that has been with her since she almost started on the force more than 40 years ago. let's take a look at the video. this is a picture of the suspect. this is stephen crawford. investigators say he was always in the crosshairs but they didn't have enough evidence to link him to the crime until recent advancements in dna testing. they found the victim's dna on his clothing and that's what led him to the apartment home in south san jose to serve a warrant but crawford committed suicide as investigators, deputies moved in to serve that warrant. the crime actually happened in 1974 at the memorial church on stanford's campus. 19-year-old arlis perry was found dead, ice peek to the back of the head, beaten and molested. her husband was cleared of the crime. now the sheriff says they know
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who the culprit is. he took his own life. the family expressed relief that the suspect was identified and this case is now closed. >> this case was really personal to me. she was murdered soon after i started at the sheriff's office and it was high profile at the time. it has been frustrating throughout the years that we could never get enough evidence to charge the suspect. it's difficult for her family. it's difficult for the department but we have closure on the case. >> the sheriff will have more comments later today. as for the suicide of mr. crawford, the san jose police department is handling that aspect of the investigation. the sheriff's department everything else. live this morning, jesse gary, back to you in oakland. the 4th of july holiday is almost here. the tsa is warning travelers to be ready for a lot of company in the sky. christien kafton is live at the
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airport. we could see record breaking numbers for travel today. >> we sure could. we watched the lines at oakland ebb and flow. about five minutes ago there was nobody in line. now it's starting to stack up again. we talked to a lady watching our coverage and she got to the airport two hours early because she knew there might be a line. that is not just the story at oakland. that is airports around the country. today could be the busiest travel day on record. today is expected to be the peak for the 4th of july travel. tsa predicts they will screen in excess of 2.7 million travelers. the current record travel day was the sunday after thanksgiving in 2004 when more than 2.7 million people traveled on that date. 4th of july not traditionally one of those big travel holidays. this year turning out to be different. travelers say they have lots of tips for beating the crowds, packing carry-on luggage and
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taking advantage of priority security programs. >> i have pretsa. i just go over there and get through the line in ten, 15 minutes and sit at the gate. >> reporter: we talked to a number of people that did pretsa or clear so they can cruise through security and beat the lines. it's not just the airport that you can expect the big crowds. triple air predicts 39.7 million americans will plan a 4th of july road trip. sal and i were saying that we expect more and more people to hit the roads as the day progresses. he said to me, boy, i wouldn't want to be on 80 around 2:00 this afternoon. that is when he predicts we will see cloudy crowds. a lot of folks may be taking the day off today to get on the road or maybe people making a short day of work or hitting
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the roads in the afternoon. expect company out there as well in addition to big crowds here at the airport. guys, back to you. >> it is a get away weekend. thank you for that. so, do you struggle with finding a balance between work and family? >> why are you looking at me? >> up next, how prioritizing family over your job can pay off in the long run. stay with us. ♪
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a lot of retailers are having an effect on wall street. >> we bring back pam cook to explain in dollars and cents. >> nike hit all-time high of about 1% 2% or so. that is after reporting a strong quarter. checking in on the opening bell, that is bj's wholesale club. another positive sign. the company ringing the bell to celebrate the ipo. bj's wholesale competes with costco and walmart's sam's clubs but stores only on the east coast. costco stock is up as well. checking in on the latest numbers when the opening bell rang, a live look at the dow. you can see it's up more than
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1%, 263-points. nasdaq and s&p 55 posted gains as well. adidas says a security breach. e-mail and home addresses as well as log in information may have been compromised. adidas says credit card information was likely not affected. they think only customers that shopped online may have been as much affected. another data leak may have exposed the personal information of almost every american adult. they have a database of 340 million records on a publicly accessible server that included phone numbers, addresses and people's personal information. credit card numbers were not exposed. making your family a priority may be linked to making more
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money. credit loan surveyed more than 1,000 people. people who put family first had higher salaries than those who made their career a priority. the survey says millennials made about $4,000 more per year and people between 38 and 53 made $8,000 more per year. and another retailer to watch, h&m already huge discounts. they have an excessive amount of inventory from spring and summer sales down. rite-aid stores are testing out something to deter panhandlers from hanging outside the store. they are blasting barry manilow songs. still in the early stages of trying this out. they haven't made a decision on doing it at other locations. barry manilow not a lot of people's favorite. >> the burger king at the bart
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station plays classical music. wall to wall manilow, not sure i could handle that. let's help you get out the door. sal, it looks like we are all right. >> we made it on the commute. this morning it will be tough for livermore drivers. westbound 580 up to the livermore -- north livermore exit, this truck with a broken axel is in the lanes. traffic is slow from the altamont pass. you will see a lot of slow traffic here and it will be backed up. let me put the back up on the map. you can see how long it is. it will be very, very slow as you drive there. now, somewhere down the road on 580 westbound in dublin it picks up but it will be a tough one. 80 westbound, if you take a chance on the bay bridge, it looks nice now. traffic is moving along
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relatively well. i wouldn't advising eastbound on 80 until somewhere in the night after 7:00. let's bring rosemary in. >> we will heat it up into bay area friday and hotter saturday then cool it down in time for sunday. a few in addition to the heat, an advisory that we need to discuss over portions of the north bay late tonight, 24 hours, 11:00 tonight to 11:00 tomorrow night a red flag warning in he place for the north bay hills for not only warm but dry and gusty conditions. sacramento area as well asa lon no and contra costa included. just the north bay starting later tonight. the northeast flow is in place. temperatures are warming up. 65 in concord. 61 hayward. in the north bay 66 novato. at the coast we have a little fog and low clouds to start the
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morning. half moon bay 57 degrees. into the afternoon partly cloudy away from the coastline. mostly sunny everywhere else. going to see the a's play a nice one at the coliseum this evening. 74 fran. a hot one coming your way. 86 san jose. 90 morgan hill and santa cruz at 76. the extended forecast, temperatures will climb into the start of the weekend. mid-70s at the coast. nice beach day tomorrow. upper 80s around the bay. inland temperatures reach about 100 degrees plus. temperatures will cool off sunday. continuing to cool monday, tuesday and we will track that low cloud and fog cover into the 4th of july holiday. >> a hot week. okay, rosemary. thank you for that. coming up, a nascar driver returning home to southern california after racing at the sonoma raceway helped the
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family escape from their burning car. he was driving on interstate 5 when he saw a minivan on the side of the road with small flames and smoke underneath. he pulled over, helped the family of 4 get out of the van, urged them to quickly move way -- move way when they wanted to get their belongings. he knew fires could quickly ignite. he said the training he had in his second career as a lieutenant in the navy reserves helped him jump in to action and save four people. up next, the legal fight to make martins beach on the san mateo coast public.
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later today state lawmakers get more information about money on two beaches. the state budget includes up to $1 million to restore public access to martins beach south of half moon bay. a billionaire locked a gate on his property blocking public access to the beach. the money may be used to buy a public road that runs through the property to restore access. prosecutors are planning to charge an accused purse snatcher with murder after a 93- year-old concord woman died after injuries she suffered in the attack. she died june 18th. the suspect is 29-year-old otto from oakland. he pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree robbery and elder abuse. he is accused of grabbing her purse and knocking her to the ground. new information about a hit- and-run crash that left a pedi
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crab driver severely injured. investigators are looking for a gold or champagne colored hyundai civic that hit the pedicab. four members of a family riding in the pedicab are expected to recover. friends of the operator have set up a found to help with his recovery. >> he is great. he has been riding with us for six years. nobody has a bad thing to say about the guy. he is a lovely human being, really responsible. never had any kind of accident that was his fault. >> operators tell us this is the first serious injury accident involving a pedicab in 35 years in the city. companies are making a deal with lawmakers after a court ruled in favor of ten california cities and counties that argued two paint companies knowingly endangered public hell by advertising and selling
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lead paint. the companies have to pay for abatement in homes built before 1951. they are authorizing billions in state bonds to pay for the rest of the cleanup. getting weapons off the street. we are live with the organizer of tomorrow's gun buy back event in san francisco. >> 2 investigates reporter joins us as one of the defendants in the ghost warehouse fire may accept a plea deal. >> take a break from the world cup to root for the local soccer team. soccer team. welcome to the nine. two mark the 4th of july holiday, we are happy for all of those of you at home joining us. thank you for being

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