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from ktvu fox2 news, this is morning sun two. good morning. lots to tell you about, especially with the weather. >> another cool day on. dave, we do have a little bit of a cloud cover and also high and mid-level clouds. we are not expecting much rain today but we are accepting temperatures to be near average. an average of 76 but livermore is struggling at 72. they should be near 79. it will be close today. the bodega bay water temperature is 52 degrees. we have a lot of low clouds. low clouds and fog with the lower pressure on shore so we have that and clouds streaming
off that low. some of that has worked its way in. occasionally you can get a brief shower. my likely it will be lake county, maybe even santa clara later today. 50s for some and even though 60s due to the cloud cover. another cool day in the desert southwest and southern california. for us, some sun but cloud cover will play into our weekend as well. i-80 will play a big role today because we have a getaway commute on this thursday. some people are stretching out there long weekend. i-80 is backed up from highway 4 because of an accident. if you i driving in from the
karkanas bridge, it will take you longer. went to get here, there is a slow down at the bay bridge which is a 25 minute delay. some commutes look a little bit less crowded. the richland bridge is not one of them. they were to union city looks a little better. contra costa county is all right. the south bay commute is getting failed in. let's go back to the desk. we continue to monitor nutella elements after a deadly tornado tore across missouri overnight. it destroyed homes and businesses in jefferson city the state capitol there. you have been following the story since overnight hours. >> yes, at least three people were killed across the state and in jefferson city, at least 20 people have been admitted to the hospital with injuries. local officials say it is a
miracle not moyer people were injured. and now the cleanup is in its early stages. they are assessing the damage. deputies continued their door to door search to make sure no one is trapped in their homes or businesses. there's broken glass, metal siding, bricks scattered about and power poles in trees across the area snapped in half. >> it always amazes me to see something like this. i have seen tornadoes before and they never cease to amaze me. it suck the plans out of the ground. >> we have not identified any looting. but we know is if people are in an area just to see what's going on, temptation may overcome them. we are putting law enforcement in a place so they are there in
case someone does come to that area that does not need to be there. >> officials are urging people to stay away from the area just for everyone safety. many buildings are not structurally sound. agencies continue to do that door-to-door search of a concentrated three mile area to look for anyone trapped our who may need help. police say they have no reports of anyone missing or unaccounted for. we expect to get another update two hours from now. ktvu fox2 news. police in richmond have release body cam video from two officers who shot and killed a 55-year-old man last month after they say he refused to drop a knife. i have to warn you, this video may be disturbing to look at.
on april 11 a teenage girl called 911 saying her father was trying to stab people in their home on wilson avenue. this body cam video shows officers telling the girl to come outside. as officers go in the home they can see the father attacking his son. the officers order him to drop the knife. >> drop it. drop it. drop it. >> the sun was able to get away. lycie the officer shot the father because he was moving toward them with the knife. he died at the scene. police say his estranged wife had a restraining order against him because of domestic violence in the past. police in sacramento are defending their use during the arrest of a 12-year-old boy. body cam video has been released. police say i saw the boy running away from a security guard and help detain him.
the guard said the boy had been asking people to purchase things for him. the police put him in handcuffs he began to struggle and officers say he spit at them. the officers used a spit mask. and attorney says the boy should not have spit a police but he should not have been stop by the security guard or handcuffed in the first place. the boy was released to his family and cited for battery and resisting officers. a man accused of kidnapping and a woman will be in court later today. the 47-year-old man is accused of kidnapping the elderly woman on may 10 as she was on her morning walk not far from mclaren park. police say suspect dragged her into his house and her. the victim is still in the hospital. the da's office is recommending the suspect be held without
bail. the former oakland fire investigator will be back on the witness stand today for a third straight day. terrace from a man who survived the deadly fire. a crime reporter having neighbors in court and explains why lawyers tried to block that man's testimony. >> reporter: submaximal is in a wheelchair after being the last one to escape from the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. he spent five weeks in a coma and four months in the hospital. he testified there was a bottleneck of 80 people on the second floor of the warehouse. he said he did not leave until the bottleneck cleared and after he made sure no one had been trampled. he told the jury going down the stairs i thought i was going to burn alive it was scary and i chose death on those stairs rather than choosing an unknown risk. the defense tried to keep him up to stand on the grounds that the jury would be swayed by emotion. >> we are confident that jerry can see the difference between
mr. maxwell situation. we are not worried about mr. maxwell's testimony. >> reporter: she testified authorities could not determine the cause of the fire and found no signs of molotov cocktails or arson which the defense says is what started it. >> she walked into the building and did nothing about it. >> reporter: ktvu fox2 news . at ktvu.com you can find henry's daily blog of that trial. shame on you. >> teachers, parents and students used the public comment period to draw attention to teachers demands for higher pay and better working conditions and that included a fifth grader
pleading with the school board to in the strike for the sake of his dad was a high school teacher in the district. >> my dad teaches at logan. this is my family and everyone. so tell me now that you will end the strike and give these teachers what they deserve. >> there will be another bargaining session today. the school district says that two sides are trying to find areas where they do agree. democratic state lawmakers are trying to slow down the growth of charter schools. the california federation of teachers supports legislation this is too much money is going to charter schools while public schools are underfunded. to give districts my leverage to deny applications to open a new charter schools and the number of charter schools in california. thousands of teachers and
supporters hit sacramento urging support for the legislation and demanding more money for public education. today is the deadline for a san francisco doctor to turn in information on patients he has given vaccines. california law requires all students in public or private school to be vaccinated against the number of childhood diseases unless they have a medical exemption. before 2016 parents could say they had personal or religious beliefs against the vaccination. a bill has been approved to make it tougher. the bill would require state and public health officials to grant exemptions. opponents say the proposal but interfere with the relationship between a doctor and a patient in this bill now goes to the assembly. still ahead, a
controversial decision about the rainbow flag and one east bay city. what some are doing to make sure the rainbow flag is flying for pride month starts in just a couple of days. two new part stations are about to open. you may have to shell out a decent amount of cash to ride from that bart station up to san francisco. the west bend 24 heading out to the tunnel you can see traffic is a little better than it has been. we do have a problem on the adm will tell you more about that's coming up. and in santa rosa had a high temperature that went slightly above average. that is not something we've seen much of this may. with i continue our will a cooler pattern kick in? many people living with diabetes
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writers pray and we spoke to said $15 is too much for a daily commute. >> i think that's very expensive. >> would you right to trained? >> i have a car is just cheaper than gas, really. so you will pay the freight is what you're saying. >> i sure well. >> reporter: where are you going right now? and what you pay to get to oakland? >> $11. >> reporter: so another five to get you to san francisco. >> too much. i think so. >> reporter: those two san jose stations have delayed openings
due to issues with the routing and the communication systems. the next six months they will test attracts for that opening. they will have to wait until the end of the year. bart will add 160 new train cars to their system to accommodate the over 20,000 new riders that will hop aboard down here in the south bay. ridership is expected to go up 13% with those two new stations. that is the latest. we are at the warm springs station, ktvu fox2 news. the city of dublin now trying to create a formal flag flying policy after controversial vote against flying the rainbow flag during pride month. openly councilmember wanted dublin to follow in the example of other bay area cities that fly the lgbtq flag during the month of june. the community's reaction last night caught the council
offguard. >> if you a great apply the rainbow flag can we fly the confederate flag? a communist flag, there is no letter's that stands for straight therefore it's not inclusive. >> it was unreal that people are against this when it's a flag just for the month. >> the council decided the public flagpole should be reserved for federal, state, and city flags until a former policy is in place. they did sort, people ever encouraged to fly rainbow flags at their home. ; 18. any day it is dry we are happy. >> it should be better and also today is a very busy travel day for people who are going to be leaving the bay area for the long weekend.
after thursday is gone they take friday off and make it a four day weekend. that motorcycle accident is gone and the traffic is recovering. there is a new crash reported westbound 80 on grand avenue near the bay bridge toll plaza. i do not see yet but it is very slow. and then right now high street there is a crash and that is why the 880 is early to be slow. you might want to use 580 as an alternate route. i would say that's a great alternate route on the 580 out of san leandro to oakland. 7:19. >> let's get to it. this is something we don't do at the end of may. look at the sierra snow survey. there is still snow out there. 165% of normal. 17 inches of snow water equivalent.
it has been cut in half since april. for the central sierra including tahoe, 170% with 23 inches of liquid. southern sierra 146%. when you add snow every other day, that will get you these kind of numbers which are amazing. i believe we are 13% of normal at this time last year. there really wasn't any rain between july 1 and october 1. everyone is well over 100%. almost 48 inches of rain in santa rosa for the season. upper 80s to 90 in the russian river. incredible amounts of rain. water temperature, but jacob a,
52, which is very cold. look at the cloud cover streaming off a coming in from northeast california. we are beginning to develop high elevation snow showers. i draw your attention to the santa clara valley. by morgan hill, south san jose, this looks to be in the east foothills. today at 5:00, just something to watch. watch again tomorrow with the same thing. and then there could be some popping up friday afternoon. we will see our fair share on sunday morning. four corners brings unseasonably cool temperatures. 67 degrees which is close to average a. the 24 degrees below for las vegas. you can see a lot of cloud cover coming off of those areas. 50s on the temperatures and low 60s for some. upper 40s and 50s to the north
and even low 50s. cloud cover is holding the temperatures. it is snowing in flagstaff and 30 degrees. las vegas, 54. a friend of ours in phoenix said man, it's cold down here in phoenix. another system moving in. temperatures yesterday were close to average. mark cloud cover and rain is on the way if you're heading up to sasser, keep an eye on things if you're going up to the high country. 60s and 70s on the temps and fog. we could have an isolated shower or two. i know you've heard the phrase never wake a sleeping baby but a lot of parents do that when their little one falls asleep. there is a warning against letting your baby nap in the
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a man is holding onto a ledge of an apartment building. flames are pouring out of the windows next to him. he escape the flames by could not go anywhere until firefighters rescued him. he was on the ledge for 30 minutes. he was shaken but not physically hurt. we have a.food recall hill's pet nutrition is expanding of recall of dance, canned dog food because of too much vitamin d. it was announced on january 31. there is a new warning for parents to let babies snap in car seats. officials at the american academy of pediatrics say most infant death happen when the seat is being used as a place to nap instead of transportation. officials say those seats should not be used as a substitute for a crib or bassinet. baby should sleep on their backs and not sitting up. car seats and bouncers have been inclined that could like their airway and prevent them from breathing.
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from ktvu fox2 news this is mornings on 2. it is gray, cloudy, and foggy. rain is coming back soon . thank you for joining us. >> it is thursday, may 23. let's go ahead and bring in steve. a lot of people are trying to plan their memorial day getaway. >> there will be some rain around, that is for sure. will not be sunny and hot not even in southern california. if you are going to the mountains, you need to keep an eye on things. temperatures went slightly above for oakland and santa rosa. there is a struggle for livermore even though they dropped up to 72. a lot of cloud cover continues to roll off. circulation around that big low will bring more rain and thunderstorm activity.
up and then northeastern part of california. and active and cool day. temperatures a good 20 degrees below average. some of this cloud cover is streaming over us. later today in the santa clara valley, a chance of showers. cloud cover and fog are holding air temperatures where they are. a lot of cloud cover. mark cloud cover and temps in the 60s and 70s. a big change on the weekend. 7:31. sal is here. we have some slow traffic that's fell again. the crash was holding traffic up but now it is gone. there is a whole line of slow traffic all the way in to berkeley. at the bay bridge, several minor things are going on. nothing major but there is slow
traffic. today on this thursday before memorial day is one of the busiest days to get away believe it are not. this is a 880 north brown. a good alternate route is a 580. some folks make this a 14 weekend. thursday evening will be a tough time to drive around anywhere. 7:32. let's go back to the desk. a man known as the american taliban was released from prison this morning. we learned why he won't be coming back to the bay area. >> reporter: good morning. multiple reports say he will live in northern virginia and he will be released on parole. his family still lives here in the bay area. they moved to marin county when he was 10 and lived in san anselmo. he went to high school in larkspur oh. he was 20 when he joined the taliban and attended al qaeda
training camps. he was captured a couple of months after the 911 attacks and he pled guilty to aiding the taliban. is being released early because of good behavior. some lawmakers say he is still radicalized and should not the released at all. >> he got 20 years in a plea bargain jail. he should severed all. to let him out, most of the people to get out will be back into something like that. >> reporter: conditions of his release include he cannot use the internet without permission and any use would be monitored. he cannot have a passport and he must undergo mental health counseling. ktvu fox2 news . thank you. a woman who was killed by a gunman in a southern california synagogue is being honored with the jewish religion's holiest
object. they dedicated a new torah scroll to the 60-year-old woman who was shot last month when a man using an assault rifle opened fire on the congregation on the final day of passover. her husband carried the torah as it was paraded to the street under a canopy with people clapping and singing. embers of a mosque in vacaville are believed at their house of worship can stay open. they were worried it would have to shut down after someone complained it may be operating without proper permits. the fire chief says it was a misunderstanding. the mosque can stay open as long as someone is living on the property. >> at no point did we shut anything down or asked him to stop. >> the clarification is welcome news especially at this time of you. it is ramadan, israel's holiest
time. a 32-year-old man will be formally charged with a deadly stabbing last week in in antioch. he is expected to be charged with the murder of a woman. it happened in a house on picard court early sunday morning. police say they knew each other. the kelly was an isolated incident but they are asking the public for more information if you have it. pg&e will bury electrical lines in the town of paradise and other areas affected by the camp fire. the plan was announced to reduce the risk of wildfire. pg&e is determining how much it will cost but it is expected to take five years. transition lines will not be part of this project but distribution lines will go underground. transmission lines fell onto dry vegetation causing the deadliest and most destructive file, wildfire in california's
history. the fund meant to help survivors is falling short of what is needed. the judge approved of $105 million yesterday. the utility company should contribute $250 million to the fund. the judge says he was only authorized to approve or reject the proposal. he wants to see the fund up and running as soon as possible. police and union pacific rail are trying new ways to improve safety at railroad crossings. one of the busiest intersections is in the east bay three sets of tracks in richmond. drivers and pedestrians often ignore the signs and the railroad crossing arms. yesterday and just 3.5 hours the police issued 20 tickets for drivers stopping untrained tracks. >> you have motorists that are in such a hurry that they are
disregarding their own safety and the safety of others to bypass these train crossings. the trains are not an optical illusion. they are moving faster than you think they are. >> police say in the past five years there have been five train collisions at this particular intersection. three pedestrians were killed, two drivers were hurt, and to take a can cause you up to $100. most people don't think of fine dining at san clinton but they made a gourmet meal to celebrate their graduation from the culinary program. it teaches inmates the skills they need to work in a fast- paced commercial restaurant. at the end of the program each cook earns a handler certificate. the course focuses on teamwork, discipline, and accountability for getting a job done. >> you don't want to change. you've got to want to change.
if you don't want it, you won't get it. >> seven inmates completed the program and they were on hand to prepare, cook, and serve last night's dinner 250 guests. this week and is memorial day weekend which means a lot of people will be traveling. a record number of americans will be traveling almost 43 million americans will travel 50 miles or more which is more than last year. most of the travelers will be driving. aaa predicts the worst time for travel will be today between 4:45 and 6 pm. if you can time it right, you might want to head to the presidio. presidio twilight is a free campfire at the historic parade ground. food trucks, music, spectacular views. there will be lawn jones
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a new report says the voices on your voice phone are reinforcing female stereotypes. and looks at how the voice of females can affect attitudes toward women. here's the story. it is currently clear and 73 degrees. >> reporter: that assistant you probably use multiple times a day could be furthering gender stereotypes. a report by the united nations finds female voices sent a single that women are obliging and eager to please and
available at the touch of a button or with the stern command. it reads in part, the more the culture teaches people to appropriate women with assistance tomorrow women will be seen as assistance and penalized for not being assistant like. of apart highlighting how these devices on the commands in response to any question even if the town is angry or hostile. >> she's never done anything i've considered sexist. >> reporter: is likely based on the effects of the devices voice which does not always have to be a female. >> however, the male voice option does not exist for amazon's alexa on microsoft's core china. >> according to the director behind the study, part of the problem is a lack of gender diversity in the tech industry. she says, the world need to pay much closer attention to how when and whether technology are
gendered and crucially who is ginger ring them. the report suggests these devices could be creating gender stereotypes among children because of the subconscious message cancer receiving at an age when they are developing ideas about men and women. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news. orchard supply hardware is making a comeback. a new store called out our supply hardware will take over seven former osh locations offering some of the same products and services as the original stores. they hope to re-create the appeal of osh. they have not said where the seven stores will be but according to reports they have been looking at locations around the bay area including san jose where the original store was. >> we try to go there the other
day. the small orchard was much better. >> i like to shop locally and keep it small. >> the new outdoor supply hardware will be hiring staff and sucking merchandise over the next several months. they are hoping to be ready to open by september. today is a tricky day. >> it is a tricky day. some people are getting away for a four day weekend. some people may be taking flight and we check in with sfo. there is a couple of planes taking off right now. check with your carrier because sfo might have minor delays. some of the cloud cover steve has been talking about may come into play. out on the road, today is one of the busiest days to do that. if you're driving on the richmond bridge, the approach
is slow. we have had a few glitches but it is also a getaway day, especially this afternoon. if you are taking your car into san francisco, think twice. getting out will be very busy. this is a look at the 80 westbound backed up all the way to the mesa. and there's a giants game today . the giants and the braves closeout that series so all of that traffic will be joining you for the afternoon commute as well. 7:46. we are one minute away from 7:47 one of my favorite aircraft ever. you are cleared to land. and one of my other favorite point planes is the b-52. there you go. sfo might be dealing with low clouds and fog. the water temps came down. they were 55 to 59 and now they
are 52. bodega bay, 52. we have low clouds and fog. and the temperatures are in the 70s. a lot of cloud cover streams off to sierra and northeast california. it is very close around that big whopper of a low that's in arizona giving them another round of rain and mountain snow. snow in flagstaff. there will be snow in the sierra. thunderstorms in raintree today and also the weekend. there are some sun breaks but a lot of cloud cover streaming across which will be clipping us today. 50s and 60s due to the cloud cover. 52, moraga. martinez, 57. 52, ukiah.
57, sacramento. santa barbara, 53. unseasonably cool. phoenix, 77 which is down 20 degrees from normal. las vegas by 67 degrees yesterday. for las vegas, that is 24 degrees below average. rain in southern california. toward the san joaquin valley and maybe areas around the grapevine, my thunderstorm activity is likely. we will see off and on rain developing as we head into the weekend. sunday morning looks to be our best opportunity. watch out if you're going up to reading or truckee even out of fresno and bakersfield because several be some hefty totals there from thunderstorms and rain. 60s and 70s on your temps. it looks like that will continue all the way into the weekend.
too. the continuing trade dispute between the u.s. and china is taking a toll on the economy and stock market. we have today's dollars and cents. a new apprentice morning emphasizing that manufacturing activity in the u.s. drop to a nine-year low. economists are blaming that andri talks with china is the top concern for business owners and manufacturers. right when the opening bell rang this morning, and by the way bringing the bell the marines and coast guard to celebrate fleet week in new york. also the stocks headed straight down on those concerns of her trade with china. this morning china's ministry of commerce reportedly said negotiations cannot continue unless the u.s. corrects his previous actions. there's the results. the dow jones down more than one full percentage point.
the nasdaq and the s&p 500 are both down about the same percentage wide. big cities are not getting as big as they used to. the census bureau released new numbers showing suburbs are growing faster than cities. analysts say that's probably because millennials stayed in the city and put off purchasing homes. but now they're purchasing those homes and moving out. phoenix, san antonio, charlotte, where the fastest growing cities. san jose and new york actually shrink. another new study finds of flexibility at work is key when it comes to keeping employees satisfied. according to a survey four out of five people say they which is a good job with a more flexible schedule when it comes to dress code, workspace, and scheduling. a flexible schedule desired for
people starting a family so they can balance career and family. amazon's latest wearable devices called dylan. it is being designed to figure out the weber's emotional state. the new device will have a microphone that works with the smart phone app. eventually dylan could tell the user how to interact more effectively with other people. there is an unconfirmed report that it is being tested, but it is not clear what the project will ever become a commercial device. very interesting. i was thinking about someone starting out in a career. who or what will give that appropriate interaction? >> i do not know. >> very interesting. ford now going is at for there was itself driving delivery vehicles.
they are equipping them with delivery robots. ford is teaming up with agility robotics and taking packages right up to your front door. ford unveiled a walking delivery but with humanlike arms and legs and it uses technology to navigate its path, take stairs and also keep its balance. ford says that robot is in the early stages of development. we now know which ties will host we have the next four nfl draft. team owners awarded the 2021 nfl draft to cleveland. the 2023 draft to kansas city. the nfl wasn't ready to move on bids for the 2022 draft. 20 cities are in the rested in hosting that year. next year's nfl draft was previously awarded to las vegas the future home of the raiders. the league says more than 600,000 people attended this year's draft during three days in nashville. and nfl team owners made the
move and this will make tv viewers happy, they decided to eliminate the single had a rule. it previously occurred when viewers in 2t markets like the bay area would only get two games involving home teams and not a second game on the network televising the doubleheader. the move will guarantee three sunday afternoon games for every market in addition to the nationally televised sunday night game. the nfl decided to cut commercial breaks during the super bowl from five to four per quarter. new video valise about a deadly officer involved shooting in richland. take a look. we will explained the situation police found themselves in right before the shooting. the trial for the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire continues this morning. a man who survived the fire gave emotional testimony and we will tell you why defense lawyers tried to block him from
speaking. good morning. we have traffic care moving along okay for the most part. things are busy at this time of the morning and we will let you know what areas to avoid. low clouds and higher clouds. temperatures held below average. the low clouds are back. we will take a look at your temperatures.
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governor schwarzenegger. from ktvu fox2 news this is morning sun 2. welcome back to mornings on 2. we will start with br news in san francisco. a power outage has closed the building. the power failure started after 4:00 this morning. >> pg&e is reporting 144 customers are affected. power will be restored and 30 minutes. it could also affect traffic along the embarcadero. let's bring in sal. obviously a busy time. some of the signal lights there are very important also muni runs along there. i am not sure if muni gets power from the nearby boxes or if it has its own system. if the f line isn't money that could be a tricky situation. we will keep an eye on it.
the fairies shouldn't be affected. we are checking on that as well. let's go to the bay bridge. westbound bay bridge. you will see that traffic is going to be backed up all the way to the mais. no major issues if you are driving into san francisco. remember that today there's a giants game. and will be tough getting through the bridge and it's one of the busiest days to be in san francisco. the southbound 880 has a motorcycle accident. and i want to mention something, not been i-5 is close because of the big wherefrom, big rig fire. let's go back to steve with today's weather. a solid fog bank in place which is hard to believe. water temps have cooled off and we have low pressure over rice.
it has given us higher clouds i as well. some breaks in those clouds but it's rotating around that big low in arizona and that could fire off thunderstorm activity. it looks like santa clara valley coming up to sierra, and active pattern over the next four and five days. 50s and 60s today. we had a cooler conditions yesterday. look for a mix of sun and clouds. slightly below due to fog and clouds. something to watch as we go into the weekend we can have another round of rain on the weekend. back to you. people in jefferson city, missouri are assessing damage after a destructive tornado tore through the capital ceili. we get an update we have been following since the overnight hours. >> reporter: this was described
as of violet and destructive tornado. it directly hit jefferson city. it was in the area for more than one hour. three people were killed by this by the weather. 20 people were admitted for injuries from that tornado. none of those injuries are considered life-threatening. right now jefferson city police are wrapping up their door-to- door search of every home and business within a three mile square radius to make sure no one is trapped inside. residents are going through the records and trying to assess damage to their homes, businesses and churches destroy rate. >> this interior door broke but the exterior door didn't. it is strange how the wound and tornadoes work. >> this building has been here since 1964. we still have some of our charter members that were here when this building went up. we will walk together through
that grief. >> reporter: officials are urging people to stay away from that area if they don't have property there. the buildings are not structurally sound and they want to prevent any looting that could happen. for now the good news is they do not have any reports of anyone missing or unaccounted for. police have released video from the body cam cameras of two officers who killed a 55- year-old man last month. he refused to drop a knife he was using to attack his son. the video could be disturbing. it was april 11 when a teenage girl called 911 saying her father was trying to stab people. video shows officers arriving at the house and telling the girl to come outside. as officers entered the home
they see the father attacking his son. officers ordered him to drop the knife. >> drop it. drop it. drop it. drop it. >> the sun was able to get away and officer shot the father because he was moving toward them with that knife. he died at the scene. the father's estranged wife had a restraining order against him because of past domestic violence. police in sacramento are defending their use of a spit back during the arrest of a 12- year-old boy. police of the boy running away from a security guard and help detain him. the guard said he'd been asking people to buy things for him. the police put him in handcuffs the boy started to struggle and then spit at them. the officers used to spit back to protect themselves and no one was hurt. and attorney says the boy should not have spent at police but should've never been
handcuffed by police. he was cited for battery and resisting officers. a man accused of a 74-year- old woman will be in court today. he is accused of kidnapping a woman on her morning walk not far from mclaren part. police say suspect tractor into his house and her. the victim reportedly is in the hospital. the da's recommending he be held without bail. a former oakland fire investigator will be back on the witness stand for a third straight day in the ghost ship warehouse trial. are crime reporter henry lee was in court and explains why defense lawyers tried to block his testimony. >> reporter: he was a last man
to escape and spent five weeks in a coma and four months in the hospital. he testified there was a bottleneck of 80 people on the second floor of the warehouse as a fire raged. he said he did not leave until the bottleneck cleared and he made sure no one had been trampled. he told the jury going down the stairs i thought i was going to burn alive and it was scary. i chose death on those stairs rather than choosing an unknown risk. the defense unsuccessfully tried to keep maxwell up the stand on the grounds the jury would be swayed by emotion. >> we are confident the jury can see the difference between mr. maxwell's situation he's in physically and we're not worried about his testimony. >> she testified that authorities could not determine the cause of the fire and found no signs of molotov cocktails are ours in which the defense says as i started it. >> she walked into the building and did nothing about it. >> reporter: ktvu fox2 news statement ktvu for henry lee's reports on the trial. you will find his daily blog of
the trial. emotions are running high. >> shame on you. >> teachers parents and students used the comment period to draw attention to the teachers demands. that includes a fifth grader who pleaded with the board to end the strike for the sake of his father was a school teacher in the district. >> my dad works at logan. this is been hard on my family and everyone. so tell me know that you will end the strike. give these teachers what they deserve. >> the district says there will be another meeting today but not a formal meeting. the two sides are trying to find areas where they agree so they can figure out where to start negotiations. democratic state lawmakers
are trying to slow down the number of charter schools. they say too much money is going to charter schools and traditional public schools are underfunded. never give them leverage to deny applications ever the number of charter schools in our state. thousands of teachers and supporters went to sacramento urging support and demanding more money for public education. today is the deadline for a san francisco doctor to turn over medical records for patients he gave exemptions too. is accused of providing false exemptions. california law requires all students in public and private schools to be vaccinated against several childhood diseases and less i have a medical exemption. before 2016 parents could say they had beliefs against vaccinations. state senators approved a
bill that could make it harder to get a medical exemption. state and public health officials would have to grant those exemptions right now doctors can decide. opponent said the proposal would interfere with the relationship between doctors and patients and the bill now goes to the assembly. a controversial decision about the rainbow flag and one city where community advocates in dublin are doing to make sure the rainbow flag is flying. two bart stations are set to open in the south bay. is a round-trip ticket to san francisco too much for passengers? we do have traffic out there and will be tough getting in and also tough going back out today on this thursday before the big holiday. we have a mix of sun, high clouds and low clouds. temperatures did warm up but will that continue? we will take a look.
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summer saying it is too much. $15.50 is how much it will cost when those two news stations in san jose open up to get you to the first station to the embarcadero. $7.75 each way which is cheaper than caltrain by the way. when you added all the, if you were to drive into work you've got to figure gas, tolls, and parking. it may be a parking not to mention the downtime where you can do a little work. bart is working on discounts for some of their low income riders that cannot afford that rate. some writers we spoke to say $15.50 is too much for a daily commute. >> i know we want to get people off the street but you've got to make it where it's economical to do it. i love bart. i grade my papers on the train. it needs to be affordable.
>> i would not say that's too bad. if you were driving and spending gas. it's been more especially with the tolls and everything. $15 round-trip is good. >> reporter: it is a mixed bag. those two stations have delayed openings due to issues with routing and communications. the next six months by will be testing the tracks for late 2019 or early 2020 opening. and by the way, we went inside to find out what people are paying now to go from warm springs into the city. $14.50. so another 10 miles down you will pay an extra dollar to get into san francisco which seems reasonable. when you do the math, $77.50 per week. and that is a lot of money. that is a latest in the south bay. ktvu fox2 news .
the city of dublin is trying to create a form of lifeline policy after a controversial vote against flying the rainbow flag during pride month. they wanted dublin to follow the example of other cities and fly the lgbtq flag during the month of june. >> if you agreed to fly the rainbow flag can we fly the confederate flag, black lives matter fleck, a communist flag? >> there is no's that was stamford straight so was not all-inclusive. >> i feel angry. it was unreal that people are against us when it's just the flag for the month. >> the council decided the public flagpole should be reserved for federal, state, until a formal policy is in place. some community members are working on a campaign to encourage people to fly rainbow flags at their home.
commencement ceremonies continued this morning for students in the lucas college and graduate school of this is will be honored at 10:00. at 8:30 students at the college of health and human sciences will receive their degrees. what is 6800 graduates make up the graduating class. let's help get you out the door. we talked about the power outage around the embarcadero. before we go to these pictures, i want to mention that the fairies are not affected and the streetcars are apparently still running. the signal lights in front of the building may be affected if you come up on an interchange not working or flashing red. treated as a stop sign. let's go out to the east shore freeway and talk about the 80 west down. there's no major problems getting out to the maze.
the traffic is moving along relatively well. no problems at the bay bridge toll plaza but it is slow. is a giants game at oracle park. traffic this afternoon will be affected by that. southbound 880 there's a crash involving a motorcyclist and traffic is backing up. a tough drive there. let's bring stephen. we have a mix of low clouds and a pretty big fog bank for this time of year. there is not much in the way of and then heat. the water temperature has cooled off. yesterday santa rosa and oakland actually went a little above normal. right there for san francisco. we are still below. probably the same today. i think we could see something
bubbling up a little bit toward the santa clara valley. and unseasonably strong low. you can see las vegas with only 67 degrees. big-time thunderstorms down in southern california yesterday. some of that moisture will fire up some rain. high elevation snow. even shasta is in there as well. we will have higher clouds and 56, look at brentwood jumping up there in tracy, fairfield, concorde. mid-50s to a few upper 50s. union city, 57. these are running warmer which will allow us to warm up a little sooner. 41, truckee. all of the activity in southern california, it looks like an active day. also in the san joaquin valley.
also over into arizona it has been snowing in flagstaff and 31 degrees. we do have temperatures today near average to may be slightly below. another low coming in off of vancouver and seattle which will be here early sunday morning. if you're heading out, keep an eye on things even down in the san joaquin valley there could be decent totals coming in. it looks like our best opportunity would be saturday night into sunday morning. 60s and 70s on the 10th today. maybe around mount hamilton and down to morgan hill and foothills full be the best opportunity today. has a reminder to download the ktvu weather app for your smart phone or tablet. there's an easy feature to upload your photos and video.
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there could be an exception. >> it looks like there's only a handful of stores that sell tobacco products in beverly hills. they're aiming to ban tobacco sales altogether. >> our city is not afraid to be proactive and be the first when it comes to these issues. >> reporter: lawmakers have been debating the issue and the rich and famous have been focal pushing for exemptions to keep their coveted members only cigar lounge is open. >> i think it was a tough decision to try to find that middle ground of being proactive and taking a step in protecting public health and respecting existing businesses that are here and residence that patronize those businesses. >> reporter: mother 100 letters were sent to lawmakers urging them to keep lounges open for private clientele which include governor schwarzenegger. he wrote a letter making the case for an exemption.
area residents say that sales be in is reasonable. >> i think the cigar lounges should be exempt because people come into town and it's not for everybody, but there should be someplace they can have access to. >> it is beverly hills and it's just the way it is. in 1987 beverly hills was the first in california to ban smoking in restaurants a most public laces. a new study says smarter people listen to instrumental music this is according to a new survey. about 500 high schoolers were examined and students with higher scores also had a preference for instrumental music. it includes classical, big- band, and jazz. improving safety around
train tracks. but the city is doing to make crossing safer. and american working with the taliban is released from federal prison today in indiana. we will break down the terms of his release and his ties to the bay area. we do have traffic is going to be busy. if you are on the 880 north and part of the reason is because of earlier issues and part of the reason is because of the morning commute getting busy at this hour. it's a mix between son and fog in higher clouds. we will talk about where coming up. sarah's last tuition payment, sent off. feeling good? oh yeah. now i'm ready to focus on my project. ♪ ♪
from ktvu fox2 news, this is mornings on 2. no rain yet on this thursday. let's check in with steve. >> far, sun, 64. not much change per usual. >> is on as we get a win, that is fine. >> yesterday we did bump up to upper 70s. the flock is back. the sierra snowpack is usually disappearing rapidly. because we have had some systems coming in and dropping
snow, it is holding at an impressive 165% for the northern sierra. the snow water equivalent is still 17 inches of liquid. 23 and 18 which is impressive for this year. it will probably last all summer long. coming off the mountains, more rain and showers and maybe thundershowers. high elevation snow. some of that cloud cover is drifting towards us. the big low is in arizona giving them cool conditions. more rain in the san joaquin valley and maybe the santa clara valley. 50s and 60s. 55, gilroy. temperatures will be in the upper 70s.
another low and i'll tell you more about that. we do have heavy traffic now and it's rated because of collisions and part of it is because people are going into the office today. you may not want to drive that car into san francisco today. not only is it a big getaway day but it is also a giants game. as you heard, 12:45. it will be over by 4:00 in the afternoon and that will complicate things. you can see traffic on the southbound recovering from a car crash in hayward. if you look at all of the commutes, they are better than normal. lookup marin county. let's go back to the task,
desk. a man known as the american taliban has been released from prison this morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was released early because of bad behavior. some feel he should spend much more time behind bars because they say he harbors radical ideology. john land grew up in the bay area and he will live in virginia after his release. his family moved to marin county when he was 10 years old. he was 20 when he traveled to afghanistan and joined the taliban and attended training camp. he was captured in 2001 and interviewed by sei eight operative and shortly after the officer was killed in an uprising where lynch was being
held. he was never charged with spans murder but his family opposes his release. he was serving a sentence for aiding the taliban and carrying weapons. richard shelby says there are not enough safeguards in place to prevent him from returning to violence. >> he got 20 years and then some kind of a plea bargain deal and he should severed all. he probably should've got more than that. most people who got out will be back into something like that. >> reporter: here are conditions of his release. he cannot use the internet without permission from the parole board. any gifts would be monitored. he would have to correspond in english only. he cannot have a passport and must undergo mental counseling. live in marine county, ktvu
fox2 news. of applied being credited to forces settlement against a woman who said she was wrongfully terminated. she worked in food services for the bon appitit cafi in south san francisco. when her mother-in-law became sick she asked for family leave to go to nicaragua to hear for her. her bosses allowed at that when they claimed in-laws don't count for family dave. >> i hope any employer would walk away from a situation like this with the message that you need to treat your employees as human beings. >> records show she was paid for past and future wages she lost as a result of her wiring and more than $200,000 in attorney fees and $25,000 in court fees were paid by the
employer. woman who was killed by a gunman in a southern california synagogue is being honored with the jewish religion's holy's object. they dedicated a new torah scroll to the 60-year-old victim who was shot last month when a man using an assault rifle opened fire on the congregation. her husband carried the torah as it was paraded through the street under a canopy with people clapping and singing. members of a mosque are relieved after learning their house of worship can stay open. someone complained that the mosque may be operating without the proper permits. the fire chief says it was a misunderstanding and told members the mosque can stay open as long as someone is living on the property. >> at no point did we try to shut anything down or ask them to stop. >> the clarification is welcome news. muslims are observing ramadan which is the holiest time.
a 32-year-old man will be formally charged with a deadly stabbing and antioch. he will be charged with murder in the death of a woman. it happen in a house early sunday morning. police say they do not know if the two actually knew each other. they are asking the public for any information that he may have about the case. pg&e plans to bury electric lines in the town of paradise and surrounding areas. pg&e's vice president of operations announced a plan to reduce the risk of wildfires. they are determining how much it will cost. transmission lines will not be part of this project. distribution lines will go underground. cal fire investigators determined the transition lines fell in dry vegetation causing the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the states history.
fire victims say the $105 million fund meant to help survivors walls short of what is needed. a judge overseeing the bankruptcy approved the money yesterday. lawyers argued the utility company should contribute $250 million. the judge says he was only authorized to approve or reject the proposal and wanted to see the fun up and running as quickly as possible. people and sonoma county are getting help with defensible space around their property. officers want people to remove die in crash, grass and dead trees around their home. the program is offered from now until november and it's on a first-come first-served basis for the first 500 people to sign up. new ways to make railroad crossing safer. one of northern california's busiest intersections is in the east bay. three sets of tracks in
richmond. drivers and pedestrians often ignored signs. in a matter of 3.5 hours police issued 20 citations of people stopping on the tracks. >> trains are not an optical illusion. they are moving faster than they look. >> police say in the past five years there have been five train collisions at this railroad intersection. three pedestrians were killed in two drivers were injured. one citation can cost you up to $400. most people don't think of fine dining at san quentin prison. but they did make a gourmet meal to celebrate their graduation from the program. they learn the skills they need
to work in a fast-paced commercial restaurant. each cookers of food handlers certificate. the course focuses on teamwork, discipline, and accountability for getting the job done. >> you've got to want to change. you've got to want to change and you've got to want this. >> inmates completed the program and were on hand to prepare last night's dinner to 50 guests. a lot of people will be traveling for the holiday. 43 million americans will travel 50 miles or more which is 15 more people than last year. most of the travelers will try to their destination. the worst time for travel is actually today between 4:45 and 6 pm. if you can time it right you might want to head to san
francisco's presidio this evening. is a free community campfire at the main parade ground. food trucks, live music, and spectacular views. the national park service says any dogs need to be kept under lease. did not bring helium balloons or your own cans. the event runs from 5 pm to 9 pm every thursday night through september 19. nfl known owners for 2021 in cleveland. 2023, kansas city. the nfl wasn't ready to move on 2020 because next year's draft was previously awarded to las vegas and future home of the raiders. where the 600,000 people attended this year's draft over three days in the city of nashville. nfl owners made moves that will please television futures. they have eliminated the single
had a rule which occurred viewers in a two team market like the bay area but only get two games involving home teams and not the doubleheader. and will guarantee three sunday afternoon games for every market in addition to the nationally televised sunday night game. the nfl has decided to cut commercial breaks in the super bowl from five to four in the quarter. how do you decide what to buy? labels, recommendations? what americans say is most influential when it comes to deciding what to purchase and what to leave on the shelf. seth curry's wife is facing backlash over someone body shaming her 10-month-old son. how she's firing back.
the warriors wait for the start of the nba finals, klay thompson and trayvine greener members of an all defensive team. there recognize each season for their role as superior defenders. this is the fifth year in a row that trayvine green has been on the team. if you need another reason to watch the warriors, how does
free food sound? taco bell is bringing back at stealing game steal a taco. taco bell will give you one free to read a local stucco on june 18. the first game is one week from today and the warriors will take on either the toronto raptors are the milwaukee bucks. she shared a family photo on instagram celebrating the warriors/win and got a lot of comments. one was from a user who commented on her little boy who weighs 30 pounds. the user wrote, maybe portion control his food event. in response she fired back saying excuse you? no, just know. many followers flooded her with messages of support. when it comes upon the claims, america's trust people who may not be experts to do the research for them.
out of 1000 people surveyed, 65% say they trust what they see celebrities endorsing and 75% trust claims on social media. product labels were confusing, overwhelming, and meaningless. we all trust what sal has to say about traffic. >> i would trust a lot but you've had to say about food because i know that you like food. good morning, everyone. let's take a look at the richland bridge. some of this traffic is gone but i'm always suspicious when i see this. if there is something up the road blocking traffic on the way to the bridge and i'm looking around to make sure i didn't miss anything. let's talk about the commute on the 80 westbound.
your afternoon commute will be tangled up. also the 880 north. remember, it's a big getaway day. hayward had some earlier problems. hayward traffic, a big getaway afternoon. a lot of people will try to make it a four day weekend and they lived tonight. traffic will be busy. let's bring in steve. let's get to it here. very unusual weather for may. not only us, southern california, las vegas, and phoenix were all amazingly cool yesterday. it has rained and held and i was hoping for some warmth. you picked the wrong week to go to las vegas if you're looking for want. las vegas was 67 yesterday and so was sfo which is 24 degrees
below average for las vegas. maybe today will be a little bit better. there it is. and it is not just las vegas. also southern california. big-time thunderstorms in la yesterday. it is snowing in flagstaff. look at the cells lining up moving towards bakersfield and the grapevine. could be another tough day if you traveling down i-5. lancaster and also southern california. we have a combination of fog, sun breaks, and circulation around that low comes off of northeast california. the sierra producing high elevation showers. 68, rio vista. we're getting a slight easterly breeze. temperatures could warm up quickly. i do feel there's cloud cover that will move in and we could
see buildups around the santa clara valley around mount hamilton, a san jose foothills, morgan hill and kilroy. we are not done yet. we will have another load dropping in on sunday morning which lets to be the best opportunity to get rain. many people will head up to shasta. also towards tahoe and truckee there will be a lot of cloud cover and rain and maybe thunderstorms. the same in san francisco and the san joaquin valley. and will be an active couple of days. 60s and 70s today with a few above average. there will be a lot of cloud cover and sunday morning looks like our best opportunity for widespread rain. a number of companies going public and there were predictions there will be 5000 ip of yellow, ipo millionaires
justin san francisco. a popular hardware store is making a comeback after it had to shut down. when the new osh stores are expected to open . our three contestants are all at the big ikea table. contestant #1, impressive knife skills. but contestant #2 fights back by using fresh parsley. make room for the judge! live together. lounge differently. ikea.
because of slow sales and a drop in business. economists blame trade talks with china. definitely seeing that a manufacturing. the dow dropped 300 points when the bell rang this morning. blustery by the way celebrating fleet week and leaders of the navies, marines and coast guard rang the bell to bring attention to fleet week. the dow dropped and stayed there dropping another 100 points since the last hour and it is now down 1.5%, 371 points. the s&p 500 and the nasdaq dropping further as well. 7626 in the s&p 500 at 2817. amazon opening another store in san francisco. the fourth in the city. the 12th store overall. the others are in new york,
chicago, and seattle. the new store will be at three embarcadero center but the opening date has not been announced. and orchard supply hardware is making a bit of a comeback. a new store called outdoor supply hardware but take over seven former osh locations offering the same products and locations as the original store. it is open to re-create the appeal of osh. they have not said where the seven stars will be. according to sources they're looking at san jose with the original store is located. people are pretty excited. >> the small orchard was much better. >> i like to shop locally and keep it small. >> i would definitely go there.
>> they will be hiring staff and stocking merchandise over the next several months with the hopes of being ready to open by september. >> i am keeping my fingers crossed amaranth because i missed that small personal. the employees were older and very helpful and home depot to me as very overwhelming. coming up, tiger what is returning to pebble beach next month. the 2019 tees off three weeks from today. the plan to enhance the fan experience. plus a whole and run from the giants who helped to win the world series. a new list of the busiest theme parks in the world. find out which one came out on the top.
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>> he was selected from a pool of about 200 nominees. he is only third chef to receive the honor . more than half 1 billion people visited major theme parks around the world last year . the numbers from entertainment association says disney world magic kingdom in florida remains the most visited theme park on the planet with more than 20 million people visiting that park last year . disneyland in southern california came second, tokyo disneyland the third, sewell made a comeback last year with the attendance more than a percent after struggling declining numbers . summa san francisco world- class museums offer free admission to low income residents this summer . san francisco museums for all program is open to people who got public benefits. 15 new museums are participating in the program, it goes from the first and runs through september 2 . this weekend of memorial weekend. a number of record americans
are traveling this weekend. about 1 1/2 million people more traveling this memorial day weekend and they did last year . the worst time to get away is early evening, late afternoon tonight. everything from debris from a roof toff, group roof top. >> deadly tornado in missouri. support for the community leads to a surprise reaction in dublin. the opposition against the proposal to fly the pride flag next month . do you rely on alexa or serious? those female voices could be sending the wrong signal. good morning, it is thursday, it's great, rain is coming back. we can hear that voice we know what is