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firefighters. >> a battalion chief from utah, the latest to be killed battling blazes in northern california. stocking shorey. a 13-year-old boy survives a direct hit from a lightning bolt. >> i felt this burst of heat pretty much. and, everything went dark. >> why his recovery has stunned doctors. and, disaster in italy. after a huge section of a bridge suddenly collapses. the ongoing efforts to find survivors. the four on 2 starts now. a busy bridge in northern italy collapsed during a violent storm, sending dozens of vehicles, concrete, and steel crashing to the ground. at least 26 people have been killed. night has now fallen in the italian city of genoa where the search continues for survivors. welcome to the four on 2, i'm
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heather holmes. >> i'm alex savidge. officials say dozens of cars were on the roadway when the concrete bridge collapsed just before noon local time. it's on a main highway that connects italy with france. >> questions had been raised about whether it was time to replace the 51-year-old bridge. as amy kellogg reports, hundreds of other people were evacuated, amid fears that other parts of the bridge might fall. >> reporter: it happened during a sudden violent storm on the italian coast. >> translator: oh, god, oh, god, oh, holy god. i feel sick. >> reporter: dozens were injured when a bridge on a main highway linking italy with france collapsed, sending cars plunging 150 feet down, landing in a heap of concrete rubble. firefighters and other first responders, now digging through the debris, looking for survivors. while local officials promised a thorough investigation into how the collapse happened. >> translator: now is the moment of relief, intervention,
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work, sweat, and prayer. tonight will be the time that is to find out who is responsible. >> reporter: engineers are checking the rest of the bridge, trying to determine if there is further risk to the public. the italian interior minister says recovery efforts will begin as soon as the rescue operations are over and he will be asking for significant funding from both italy and the european union. >> the next economic measures will have to put at its core the security of italians their right to life, work, and health. restrictions will come later. >> reporter: the trump administration keeping a close eye on the situation, offering assistance to the italian government, as the rescue and recovery efforts continued. >> we expect our traders -- we extend our prayers to those affected by the tragedy in italy. >> reporter: tomorrow marks an official holiday in italy and officials say traffic was heavier on the bridge when it collapsed. amy kellogg, fox news. >> in light of this disaster
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and several other major bridge collapses, the question becomes, what conditions are california bridges in? >> ktvu's tom vacar has been looking into that and joins us live from the carquinez bridge. >> reporter: complex questions. let's take a look at these two bridges. the one in front, the new one, was replaced because they could no longer correctly retrofit or repair the old bridge. at the one behind is still quite serviceable, has been retrofitted, has been brought up to the standards that it needs to be. this is the kind of problem that confronts every state, every nation. the american society of civil engineers says of california's 25,431 bridges and overpasses, 1388, 5.5%, are structurally deficient. world-renowned structural and earthquake engineer peter says in bridges and buildings, deficient me the whole range of possibilities.
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>> something that makes you not perform as well as it should. that's what it means. now in some cases, it could be a disaster. so, it encompasses all of that. >> reporter: he says what guards against the ultimate disaster, collapse, is a well executed program of inspections and repairs. >> california has, compared to most of the world, certainly compared to most of italy, we have done much better. >> reporter: when maintenance and repairs are no longer advisable, california has a willingness to spend money on essentials. >> with structures, old structures, with the kind of traffic, you have to look carefully at all of the other stuff and replace it. >> reporter: the now on 6 ballot initiative campaign to rescind the new $0.12 per gallon gas tax says a few replacement projects would lose funding. 554 projects statewide. in the bay area, loss of the
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$0.12 per gallon gas tax would delay 32 deficient bridge projects in santa clara county, 26 in alameda county, nine in san mateo county and several projects in sonoma, napa, and marin county. but the yes on six campaign says the government collects enough gas taxes and should spend it more wisely. >> if that money is taken out, well, if that is the case, they should put other money in it, because, that stuff wears and tears. bridges are higher risk structures. >> reporter: so, come november, voters will have a chance to speak on what they think should be done, with a special entrances on taking a look and thinking about the bridges. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news.
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>> thanks so much, tom. today, oakland police released the name of the rookie officer who remains in critical condition after a crash near the port of oakland yesterday. police say 22-year-old officer jordan wingate was responding to reports of suspicious people on a union pacific train at about 3 a.m. yesterday morning. he was driving his police suv on middle harbor road without lights or sirens on when he crashed into a silver car first, and then into a parked big rig. no one else was injured here. police said today the officer started his career with the oakland police department as a cadet in 2013. in 2016, he was hired as a police officer training. he graduated from the department's police academy last year and then started on patrol. his father is a lieutenant with the oakland police department. the fires across california continue to take a toll with a six firefighter killed. officials releasing the name of the firefighter who died yesterday, battling a massive ranch fire burning in mendocino, lake, and colusa counties. he was 42-year-old draper battalion chief matthew burchett.
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he was killed when a tree fell on him. he was part of a five-man strike team deployed from draper city, utah nearly 2 weeks ago. colleagues describe him as witty, professional, and a master of his craft. >> i have known him for a long time. over 20 years. it's tough. you know, any time we lose a brother, it's hard. this will be felt across the country. >> officials say burchett was also an expert in wildlife firefighting. he leaves behind his wife and 6- year-old son. yosemite valley is back open after being closed for almost 3 weeks. the main tourist area of yosemite national park was closed back on july 25th, all because of smoke from the nearby ferguson fire. crews have made progress, and ktvu's maureen naylor spent the day at the park as visitors arrived. we will have that part of our coverage coming up at 4:30. for folks around the bay
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area, it started off as a gray day. that marine layer did not let up for a lot of folks. and, cooler weather in place, rosemary. >> you are right. temperatures fell off even more as we got into your bay area tuesday. we are going to hold onto the trend for at least another day or so before things start to turn around. let's check these numbers first. live look at sfo where temperatures are anywhere from 36 degrees cooler right now than 24 hours ago. this after a big drop off yesterday. santa rosa, 79 degrees. low 60s in san francisco, upper 60s in oakland and livermore checking in right about 73. san jose at 71. a few there at sfo, mostly cloudy skies over sfo. because of that, we could have some arriving flight delays. that will continue as we get into your bay area wednesday. the 24 hour temperature change showing you down by 9 degrees over areas like concord. in livermore around the bay, a tad warmer in oakland but for
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the rest of us, a cooler one out there. we are going to continue to see the onshore breeze. fairfield, 32 miles per hour gusting, sustained at 28. so, that cooler air and a lot of cloud cover around the bay area. along the peninsula, did not even clear out. take a look at san francisco, down through areas like san mateo and redwood city where we continue with mostly cloudy skies over portions of the north bay as well and even into the east bay. getting into your bay area wednesday, temperatures will be very similar. we've got 60s along the coastline. for your afternoon, a lot of 70s around the bay. mid-to upper 80s for our hotter locations. when i come back, i will have a look at the numbers for tomorrow. we will take a look at the weekend because the heat is coming back in time for saturday and sunday. more coming up in just a bit. a surprise today in the front trial of former campaign chairman paul manafort. his defense team rest of the case today without calling a single witness.
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he did address the court for the first time during his trial. he stole -- stood up and told the judge that he did not want to testify. he is accused of hiding income earned from his ukrainian work from the irs and fraudulently obtaining millions in bank loans. closing arguments begin tomorrow morning. the president and omarosa are feuding. there has been fallout after president trump called the reality store quote, a dog. ray bogan has more now on the back and forth. >> reporter: the trump campaign has initiated arbitration proceedings against omarosa, alleging she broke a confidentiality agreement she signed as an employee of the campaign. this as a former white house aide releases a new supposedly secret recording to back up her claims the president used a racist term. omarosa releasing new audio to cbs, claiming to be a 2016 conversation with trump campaign officials, about what to do if a recording were released with the president using the n-word. >> the truth matters. and if i did not have this
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tape, you all would be wondering if in fact they did talk about it. >> reporter: at a press briefing this afternoon, sarah sanders addressed why omarosa was hired in the first place, despite her bad reputations. >> he wanted to give her a chance and he made clear when general kelly came on and voiced concerns that this individual did not have the best interest in the white house and president and the country at heart. the president said, do what you can to get along and if you can't, he gave them full authority to carry out the decision to let her go. >> sanders also commented on the president's controversial tweet this morning in which he called omarosa, quote, a craze crying lowlife adding, good work by general kelly for quickly firing that dog. >> i think the president is certainly forcing his frustration with the fact that this person has shown a complete lack of integrity. >> reporter: using the dog word drew criticism from both sides of the aisle.
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democratic congresswoman frederica wilson responding, how dare the president call omarosa or any black woman a dog. and republican senator jeff flake writing, the language was unbecoming of a president. there is no excuse for it, and republicans should not be okay with it. all this controversy and omarosa's media tour appears to be helping her wallet. "unhinged" already appearing on bestseller lists on his first day release. ray bogan, foxnews. some of silicon valley's biggest tech companies are bringing in more foreign workers. we will tell you about the latest numbers from a new study. plus, another suspected terror attack in london, starting civilians at the heart of the british capital. details on this violence coming up.
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a federal lawsuit was filed in san francisco today against the u.s. secret service, in order to obtain secret service records during donald trump junior's trip to india in february of this year. ktvu's leigh martinez has details now on the complaint. >> reporter: the complaint over donald trump's drew near -- the complaint is over donald trump junior's trip to italy to promote a secret service department. he had secret service protection on the trip. >> a visit on behalf of the taxpayers. i'm a taxpayer. i resented. >> reporter: a retired judge says taxpayers are entitled to know where their money is and, and if it's a strain on the secret service's budget. at 8:30 tuesday morning, an
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attorney filed a freedom of information lawsuit against the secret service after they ignored cops' previous two requests to find out how much it costs to send the secret service with trump junior. >> hundreds of thousands of dollars on this trip alone presumably. this is just the tip of the iceberg. these trips have been all too frequently by the grown children of president trump. >> reporter: he is investigating more trips by the president's children. >> probably at this point, three, or four. there has been a whole sale use of taxpayer assets by the trump family. led by the president of the united states. it's almost as if he is acting in the true form of a crook. >> reporter: the complaint also says local indian newspapers ran advertisements on trump jr.'s trip, saying if you purchased a $38,000 booking fee, you can join trump jr. for
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dinner and conversation. the complaint says ethics experts question why trump jr. was discussing foreign-policy on what was supposed to be a business trip by a private citizen. if they discovered that private use of a secret service trip, they will file another lawsuit. >> the next lawsuit would be a taxpayer suit, to recover money belonging to the taxpayers of the united states. >> reporter: after being served, the secret service will have 30 days to respond to the lawsuit. in san francisco, leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. silicon valley companies have dramatically increased the number of foreign workers they hire under the controversial hb1 visa program. according to the national foundation for american policy, newly released numbers show that facebook received 720 hb1 approvals last year. that's a 50% increase over 2016. google received 1213 approvals, that is a 31% increase. and, apple received 673, a 7%
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increase. now, critics of the h-1b visa program say that foreign workers take jobs away from americans. in london, a man is under arrest on suspicion of terrorism. >> police and witnesses say he deliberately ran down a crowd of people outside the british parliament building. greg palkot has more now from london. >> reporter: police in london on high alert, following a possible terror attack on tuesday morning. it happened near parliament. a man plowing a ford fiesta near a crowd of people outside the house of lords. nobody was killed, but several people were hospitalized. police and eyewitnesses say the crash was definitely intentional. >> it seemed to me like it was probably intentional. >> you did not swerve. there was not another car behind him. it looks like it was planned, like he knew what he was doing. >> reporter: one man was
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arrested. the scene is now being investigated as a terror attack. dispose multiple attacks of a similar nature that left more than a dozen people dead last year. police say this appears to be an isolated incident. no other suspects at the scene have been identified or reported to police. there is no intelligence at this time of further danger to londoners. >> reporter: president trump, also monitoring the situation from the white house. tweeting this morning, another terrorist attack in london. these animals are crazy and must be dealt with through toughness and strength. many commuters here are clearly shaken by the incident, hoping police find a way to stop the next attack before it happens. >> we just have to think about how we can move forward with the information that we have gotten. >> reporter: british officials are also holding a session of their emergency committee to plan a response to the attack. in london, greg palkot, ktvu
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fox 2 news. a legendary singer, aretha franklin, is still in hospice care at her home in detroit, surrounded by family and friends. is after working yesterday -- this after report yesterday that the queen of soul was in declining health. friends and family say the 76- year-old is alert and able to recognize people. today, stevie wonder visited franklin. during her long career, she has won several awards and honors including 20 grammys. she was the first woman to be inducted into the rock 'n roll hall of fame. in march, she was directed by her doctor to cancel upcoming performances. franklin has been cat -- battling a cancer diagnosis since 2010. facing investors' lawsuits, elon musk's bid to take tesla private continues. coming up, we will speak with an expert about the situation in reality for the carmaker.
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today, tesla's board of directors that it was forming a special committee to explore the possibility of taking the company private, which is something ceo elon musk has been pushing for. last week, he sent out a series of tweets saying he was considering the move and had secured funding to take the electric carmaker private. still, with uncertainty surrounding the potential deal, shares of tesla have fallen since that time. for more on what's next, we are joined by tech and auto analyst and wall street journal reporter tim higgins.
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tim, we still don't have a formal proposal from elon musk. but, does the action by the board mean a buyout is more likely to happen? >> what we are seeing here with elon musk, posting a blog on the company's website, detailing what he's thinking, is what experts see as an effort to clean up a little bit of a mess he made last week with that surprised we. normally, a company takes a very measured approach to announcing a possible private deal, or any kind of mergers and acquisition kind of plan. but here, it just seems to be a win. the nasdaq was not alerted. that is the market that tesla usually shares trades on. in this case, it just surprised everybody, and now the board today announcing that this special committee is going to catch up so they can negotiate with elon musk about what they want to do. >> catching up and cleaning up as you said. let's talk about how this might get paid for. any sort of buyout.
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musk says he's discussing possible funding from the saudis and other investors. what do you think? do you think he will be able to secure the financing in order to go private? >> last week when he tweeted, he said the price that he would be looking to take it private at would be $420 per share, which would value the company at more than $70 billion. that's almost in line with one volkswagen, one of the world's two largest automakers, is valued at. analyst immediately criticized the idea saying to get to that level, he would have to take on a lot of debt to do it and the company already has a lot of debt. yesterday on his blog, elon musk said, wait a second. we are not going to need to take on a lot of debt. i don't think it's a good idea. instead, he said he thinks that two thirds of the shareholders that currently own tesla's stock will go along with this idea of becoming private, or owning shares in the private tesla, which would then allow the company to deal with less debt and funding with equity in the company.
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>> and, speaking of those shareholders, as you well know, there is some pushback from some of them. some of the company shareholders. they filed lawsuits against tesla, essentially alleging that elon musk violated security laws with misleading statements, as they put it, about this potential buyout. that caused them to lose money. what kind of a case do you think they have? >> we go back to the original tweet from last week. this idea that elon musk said that funding was secured for this deal, there is going to be key language that experts say people are going to be looking at. if he does not have the funding , you can't just make false statements like that to a publicly traded company. yesterday's blog was an attempt to lay out what he meant by funding secured. he said in the blog that he believes funding may be a problem from the saudi arabia sovereign wealth fund, that
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they would be able to do it. yet he is acknowledging in his blog posts that in fact they don't have the final details worked out, and they still need to have some negotiations. that's going to be something that people will be looking at going forward. >> yes. still no formal proposal on the table from elon musk. that is tech and auto analyst and wall street journal reporter tim higgins. thank you, tim. a crews expected to reach full containment of the ferguson fire tomorrow. and that is good news for visitors to yosemite. we are there as the park reopened, three weeks after smoke forced it to close. i survived it. i was dead for, like 15 minutes. i beat that. >> a 13-year-old was hit by lightning and lived to tell about it. his survival story in his own words, coming up, next.
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los angeles is set to make history. the subway system will become the first in the nation to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives. now, the scanners are portable and protect -- project ways to do full-body screenings of passengers without slowing them down. for more on how this type of technology works, i'm joined by evolve ceo, mike bogan. you have a similar scanning system that has been put in place at airports. explain how this works. >> we use millimeterwave technology to automatically look for threats like weapons that explode. we are doing that very quickly.
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places like airports, and -- >> i'm sorry, mike, we seem to be having difficulty with skype right now. hopefully we can reconnect and continue this conversation in just a moment. again, talking about new technology coming to l.a. and possibly an airport near you. >> hopefully we can get back with him soon. meantime, we want to talk about yosemite. yosemite valley reopened today, 20 days after it was closed because of the massive wildfire nearby. the largest closure for the park since the flood of 1997. >> ktvu's maureen naylor has more on the closure during the height of tourist season impacting the park. >> reporter: emily, these campsites would be packed this time of year but, just a few camps are -- just a few campers
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as yosemite valley reopened for the first time in just a few weeks. carloads of visitors return to yosemite tuesday. many relieved, grateful that plans coincided with the reopening. >> we are quite connected with the universe. we thought, okay, it's going to be like it should be. >> reporter: these families prepared with bikes, a barbecue, and beer, had to delay their annual trip by two days but kept their vacation tradition alive. >> we are happy. we've been coming here for 23 years straight. so we were a little stressed out. >> reporter: yosemite valley closed july 25th in the heart of tourism season because of the deadly ferguson fire. >> july 24th. this is the day we evacuated. >> reporter: newspapers from july 24th remain in the stands. tuesday, visitors with selfie sticks, near the iconic tunnel the lookout. >> i thought the smoke would be a lot worse, and the smell.
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>> reporter: on the valley floor, these family members wore masks, given to them as a joke before their trip. >> we are actually using them. >> it is comfort. you know? it's easier to breathe with them on. >> reporter: while yosemite valley hotels and trails are open, not all of the restaurants are because of seasonal workers who left after the closures. >> there is still availability. people think, you can't get a room in yosemite valley. you can get one tonight. you can get one tomorrow night. >> reporter: yosemite officials say it could take a couple of days before they see the 15,000 to 20,000 visitors a day they typically see during this time of year. in yosemite valley, maureen naylor, ktvu fox 2 news. the. in addition to campus this year, a new dorm addition. thousands are expected to move into david blackwell hall at
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the end of this week. it's named after esteemed mathematician and first african- american tenured professor at cal. this was the number one request a location for incoming freshmen and also the first dorm to open since 2012. since then, the school's enrollment has grown by 17%. many students i talked to say they are excited for the upcoming school year. >> getting involved in different clubs and activities on campus. >> uc berkeley students are set to start moving in this weekend. there will be no cases of the mondays for some students in denver. one of its largest school district -- school districts kicked off its new four day school week. it's all part of district 27-j and their push to save money. they say they will save on transportation and utility costs. other districts in colorado already have four day school weeks but none are this large. >> most of those are more rural.
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we are one of the first more urban districts to go that way. nationally, we are probably one of the largest school districts to decide to change to a four day. this will be an interesting year because a lot of people are watching how we do. >> parents are not happy with the move and say they will end up paying more for child care on that extra day off. kids will go in class from 8:30 in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon on tuesdays through fridays. remember this video? we showed you a teenager being hit by a bolt of lightning. that 13-year-old boy survived the strike and is now telling his story. fox's nicole garcia spoke with the survivor and has more on his surprisingly quick recovery. >> it started raining so i started going home. and i felt this burst of heat and everything went dark. >> reporter: 13-year-old josiah describes what he remembers the night he and his friend were hit by lightning.
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the zap of electricity stopped his heart, but it was not enough to damage his organs. >> just enough electricity that it temporarily stops the heart. but, cpr is what saved him. >> reporter: josiah fell to the ground and hit his head hard which led to a concussion. a neighbor performed life- saving cpr, then first responders took over. >> dang. i survived it. i was dead for about 15 minutes. i beat death. >> reporter: josiah says his skateboard took the brunt of the electric shock. he does not appear to have any damage at this point, just some marks on his legs. >> it felt like needles being stabbed into me. >> reporter: dr. egan says he has never seen a lightning victim recover with such lightning fast speed. >> i'm amazed that there is not more injury to josiah or his friend. >> reporter: his friend suffered minor burns. the concussion was the reason josiah black out, not the
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lightning. but less than a week after he was struck, josiah would walk out of the hospital on his own. >> i feel like i'm superman right now. >> reporter: that was fox's nicole garcia reporting. as for josiah, doctors ordered him to stay home for the next few weeks. he will also have to go through speech and physical therapy. he is however expected to make a full recovery. >> boy, that is something. >> incredible. well, we are going to take a quick break. after we come back, we are going to look into google, and just how you can truly stop the company from tracking your whereabouts. that story is coming up next. outside our doors this afternoon, cool and breezy. we will check in on current conditions, talk about how long the trend will last and what to expect for your bay area weekend coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens ♪ ♪ bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens ♪
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back now to our conversation about full body scanners coming to the l.a. subsystem. i'm joined again on the phone by evolve ceo, mike ellenbogen. let's talk about the technology that has been put in place at the oakland airport at least right now for employees. >> sure. we are using millimeter wave screening, similar to the body scanners that we would use that we are all familiar with now at the airport. very high frequency, but really low powered radio waves that let us image what might be
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carried on a person. we are looking for explosives and we are looking for weapons. and, the systems are very high- speed, unlike a lot of checkpoints that we have all become used to where you have to dump your pockets out, empty things into a little bowl on the side of a table. you just walk straight through and it gives the guard an automatic red light or green light looking for those types of threats. >> i think i speak for all types of passengers. that's one of the worst things about traveling, having to wait through the security line. talk to me about the effectiveness of this. >> the thing about the system is it will find metallic and nonmetallic threats. metal detectors are great if all you are looking for is metal. they have been around since 1926. if you want to find explosives or other types of threats, you need other technologies. what millimeterwave does is allows us to look for those types of threats in addition to the traditional ones that metal detectors are designed to find. >> right now, your system is deployed at oakland airport, but it's just to kind of speed
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up the screening process for airport employees, right? >> at oakland, it's being used for airport employees but, we are being used in mass transit applications, sports and entertainment venues, performing arts. a lot of the soft targets that you have seen the threats shift over the years, especially with the rise of al qaeda and isis and active shooters here in the u.s., going after targets that might not have security. a lot of the reason for that is because security is so onerous. we wanted to create a technology that would allow people to just simply walk through without having to stop and wait, not creating another bottleneck. so you could easily supply security to those places where we would easily expect a level of safety. >> i got to ask two things. potential downfalls, and what about the cost? >> the cost is significantly less than operating in today's system is because it does not require as much labor. the systems itself might be more expensive than a traditional matter detector -- metal detector but does not
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take as many people to operate it. >> and, many people are concerned about the fact that it might not be as effective. your final thoughts? >> we would argue that it is much more effective because it's looking at a broader range of threats that is focused on the crowd or the venue. if you are going into a stadium, you are not looking for really small metallic objects. you are looking for threats to that crowd, and that's exactly what this technology is designed to detect. >> we will be seeing more of this technology. mike ellenbogen, evolv, thank you for taking the time. >> thanks. google services on your android or iphones may be tracking your location, even without your permission. a study by princeton researchers for the associated press found that google stores location data, even if the user's location history is turned off. google says it provides clear descriptions of the various places where it tracks user
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locations, and people can turn them on or off at any time. as long as you know how to do so. for more on all of this, we are joined by ktvu's tech expert, ryan eldridge from nerds on call. thank you for this. google is tracking us, even when we think that they aren't. does this surprise you at all? >> not at all. we are in the age where our eyes are being open to what these big tech companies are tracking about us, from google, even apple has made it their big competitive advantage over all these other guys. we don't know how her phone is tracking us. we use gps, google home assistant, but the problem is, if you have an issue with them tracking you and you turn it off, google is still tracking it. they've just hidden it under a different setting. so, essentially, you go in and
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turn off location settings. what it does is it turns off google's passive tracking of your phone. so if you are walking down the street and it hits a service area, it tracks you and puts a pin on a map somewhere and you can go back and see that in your google account. active tracking happens when you open up apps or use google searches or google maps. it's always putting a pin on there. to turn that setting off, you have to go to an entirely different section of the phone. is buried deep down in some menus that you've really got to get into. >> you got to jump through quite a few hoops. i was looking through the steps here. can you briefly explain to folks how they might be able to find this place? where i can completely turn off my location history? >> sure. the first thing you want to do is go to >> that's a scary place to go, by the way. i visited that before we came on.
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but, go ahead. >> it reports everything. if you have a google assistant, or you use google maps or something like that, it records everything. he knows when you're going to bed at night. be careful. look at that and see what google knows about you. but then, in there, under personal info and privacy, you've got to click on manage your google activity. then go to activity controls in location history and turn that off. then, scroll all the way back up and go to web and app activity and turn that off. if you don't turn that off, google will be tracking you when you are using certain google searches like google weather, google maps, and anything else that you are invoking, sort of a location setting. >> and you are sure that even after i take off all of those steps and turn off the location services, i will no longer be tracked at all by google? >> i would not guarantee it, because they are already being relatively obscure about what they are doing and how they are doing it.
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google says, look, we've got this toggle switch, you can turn it off yourself. that makes a lot of sense for tech savvy people or somebody really looking into it. it does not make a lot of sense for middle america. most people will not know they are being tracked. this is a big business for google. google uses this data for advertisers. they made billions of dollars last year off of their ad services. so, this is big money for them. they want to hide it. they don't want you to see if. hopefully this article will open our eyes to legislature or, whoever we need to say, hey, google, knock it off. that's not cool. >> that is very important. ryan eldridge from nerds on call, appreciate your time. thanks. let's turn things over now to meteorologist rosemary oroszco. no matter where you were today, it seemed a lot cooler. >> some spots did not even see the sunshine.
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along the coastline in san francisco down along the peninsula, hartley to mostly cloudy the entire day. even though temperatures are just a tad cooler, it will feel a whole lot more if you don't have the son to warm you up. we have monsoonal moisture back in california. take a look at the sierra. lit up with thunderstorms this afternoon. we've got lightning this afternoon as well. not so much over the yosemite area, but, this will be the possibility as we roll into the evening hours, in areas along the sierra and the sierra crest. it has calmed down just a little bit. a lot of lightning firing down and you can still see if you look close enough, in and around the reno area at this time. at home, dealing with low clouds and fog. the marine layer about 1500 feet and stucco areas of pacifica and half moon bay. san francisco covered in the gray as well. just inside the bay, we have hazy sunshine right in there. it's coming back across the bay as we roll into the evening hours. an up close and personal view we've got down along point reyes, all the way through
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areas of stinson beach, sausalito, partly cloudy as well. the onshore breeze has been blowing all day long. sfo reporting gusts to about 30. hayward, sustained at 30, getting into your bay area wednesday, not a lot of change expected. it takes us a couple of days before things start to rebound. 80 degrees right now in napa. 79 in santa rosa. low 60s along san francisco. upper 60s for the east moon bay, showing low 70s outside your door in livermore. if you are going to see the a's play later today, 63 degrees at game time. partly cloudy to mostly clear skies with a west breeze, 10 to 15 miles per hour or so. bring along a jacket. here's a look at futurecast models as we get going. in the morning, the possibility of patchy drizzle once again. the clouds will pull back but we will be left with mostly cloudy skies right along the coastline. temperatures for tomorrow morning a lot like this morning. low 50s to low 60s.
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running a bit cool for this time of year. temperatures remain in the upper 70s for santa rosa tomorrow. low 80s expected for danville, low 60s along the east bay shore. san jose, 76. along the peninsula for tomorrow, 70 in san mateo and a cool 62 in san francisco. here's a look at the forecast. warmer on thursday, more so on friday. for the weekend, the heat is on. mid-90s, mid-60s at the coast. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. here's a look at what's coming up on ktvu fox 2 news at 5:00. the one item that a young girl needs at school that is now leading to a legal battle. >> a 5-year-old is in the north bay and is going to school under a temporary court order. why, you might ask? she needs thc to treat her strong seizures. that's a key ingredient of cannabis, and cannabis is banned by law from school campuses. coming up, we look at a ruling that allowed her to go to
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school and why she can't attend without that thc oil close by. also, a housing shortage in the bay area, pushing up prices literally everywhere. >> million-dollar homes are spread all over the bay area as we all know. but, for one city in the bay area, those million-dollar homes will soon become the norm. but, it's probably not the city you would expect. it may take you a few guesses to figure out where this is happening. and next on the four on 2, not only was it a star-studded night in san francisco, it was a milestone moment for the asian community in hollywood. we will take you inside a screening of crazy rich asians coming up after the break. welcome to the xfinity store.
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the hollywood movie, "crazy, rich asians" hits theaters tomorrow but a special screening was held last night in san francisco. >> amber lee was there and spoke with people who waited hours to see the highly anticipated film. >> reporter: in the lobby of amc vanness, a long line to see a movie on a monday night is rare. and just as rare as the film, "crazy rich asians." according to the folks who lined up hours before the 7 p.m. screening. one woman who was first in line says she wanted to support a film which featured an all asian cast. >> i go to the movies and everybody else is a different race and movie. to see someone in your same ethnic background is great. >> reporter: it's a romantic comedy in the genre of "the joy luck club" which came out 25
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years ago. "crazy rich asians" is based on a best-selling book of the same name. asian-americans who attended the screening say they are excited and intrigued by a hollywood film that tells the stories that reflect aspects of their own lives and values. >> we are hungry for more asian movies like this. since "the joy luck club." >> she thinks you are some unrefined man. >> reporter: some say it is more than a movie, that it's part of a movie to increase diversity with more asian and pacific islanders playing lead roles, instead of playing into stereotypes. >> our hope is that this is part of a trend that moves us forward and makes us proud of who we see on the screen. >> reporter: a state assemblyman was among lawmakers who came to support the film. he's part of the asian-pacific islander legislative caucus, that god diversity recording included into a bill with the film industry that was recently signed into law.
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>> the characters were young and asian. i don't see a lot of movies with asian people. it just drew me to watch the movie. it's people like me. >> reporter: "crazy rich asians" is about a woman who goes to singapore to meet her boyfriend's super rich family. people who attended the screening say it's about seeing characters on the large screen that are relatable. >> it's not "kung fu fighting" like china, this is truly the american dream. >> reporter: the screening was a fundraiser hosted by the italy democratic club. organizers tell me it was originally going to be shown on one screen but was so popular, the group had to rent out a second screen. "crazy rich asians" opens in theaters on wednesday. in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu fox 2 news. >> looks like a fun night out there. that's it for us at 4:00. the ktvu fox 2 news at 5:00 begins right after this break.
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a stream of helicopters and ambulances, rushing to the scene of a bridge collapse in italy. rescue crews on the ground, sifting through the piles of concrete and twisted metal. the death toll tonight stands at 26. good evening, everyone. i'm alyana gomez in for julie haener. >> and i'm i'm frank somerville. the bridge collapsed, sending debris onto cars and people below. it happened in genoa and triggered a review of the
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infrastructure. witnesses say when the bridge collapsed, it sounded like thunder or an explosion. fox news' amy kellogg has more from italy. >> reporter: it happened during a sudden, violent storm on the italian coast. >> translator: oh, god, oh, god, oh, holy god. i feel sick. >> reporter: as many as dozens were killed, many more injured, when a bridge on a main highway linking italy with france collapsed, sending cars plunging 150 feet down, landing in a heap of concrete rubble. firefighters and other first responders, now digging through the debris, looking for survivors. while local officials promised a thorough investigation into how the collapse happened. >> translator: now is the moment of relief, intervention, work, sweat, and prayer. tonight will have to be the night to find the names of those responsible. >> reporter: engineers are checking the rest of the bridge, trying to determine if there is further risk to the public. the italian interior minister


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