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>> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. members of a santa rosa community still mourning the death of 13-year-old andy lopez finally had a chance to speak at a public meeting today. our mark kelly right outside with the district attorney's response with the demands for criminal charges against the deputy who shot that teen.
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mark. >> reporter: frank, for hours, people have been meeting inside that board of supervisors room. this is the first public meeting since the deputy shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez and it comes at a time when the sonoma county d.a. here is facing mounting pressure from the public to bring murder charges on that deputy. standing room only, many interested in what their community leaders have to say about the killing of 13-year- old andy lopez. feelings of outrage, feelings of grief. >> i can't imagine losing a child and certainly not imagine losing a child in this particular way. >> as a mother, i want to wrap my arms around the lopez family and tell you how -- [ pause ] >> -- sorry. >> reporter: when sonoma county sheriff deputy eric gelhaus erick gelhaus shot and killed andy lopez, the public fired
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back with peaceful public protests and memorials. the deputy says lopez aimed the gun in his direction. the gun in the end was just a toy. now many are demanding the district attorney form a grand jury and indict gelhaus on murder charges. facing criticism, the d.a. said in part, "at the conclusion of the criminal investigation, we will review and analyze all the evidence to determine if any conduct was unlawful. the crime charging standards are the same for civilians and peace officers." >> like a knife to the heart at first. and then i found out what truly happened and it seemed like it burst. >> reporter: the d.a. says her office is not involved in of the civil proceedings -- in any of the civil proceedings, only the criminal proceedings which takes precedence at this time. mark kelly, kpix 5. >> in an hour and a half community members will march
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again for andy lopez rallying at the sonoma county d.a.'s office another push to prosecute the deputy. two teenagers in denver are under arrest for carrying what appeared to be rifles on to a middle school campus. the 15-year-old boys may have been breaking into the school. a three-hour standoff ensued as police searched the campus. the guns were bb guns. the boys are now facing charges. a shopping mall in new jersey remains on lockdown today after a gunman opened fire last night. reporter ko im has an update from the garden state plaza where authorities are relieved that no shoppers were injured. >> reporter: authorities say 20- year-old richard shoop was on a suicide mission and didn't plant on hurting anyone else when he started -- didn't plan on hurting anyone else when he started shooting inside new jersey's largest shopping mall. six gunshots were fired around closing at the garden state plaza. >> out of nowhere he was shooting shots in the air. >> reporter: hundreds of
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officers arrived on the scene quickly. some employees and customers ran for their lives. others hid for hours until s.w.a.t. team helped them evacuate. >> it's okay to go. >> reporter: this cell phone video shows people as they made their way to safety. >> police came, escorted us. we had to run out with our hands up, guns aimed at us. they checked us. crazy. >> reporter: authorities found shoop's body and gun overnight in the back of the mall closed off to the public. authorities say shoop had a history of drug dealing and drug abuse. >> he was definitely despondent in his life and it could have been the result of perhaps anticipated legal troubles he felt were coming down or general depression. >> reporter: after friday's deadly shooting at the airport in los angeles, authorities say they are relieved shoop didn't take any other lives. ko im for cbs news, paramus, new jersey. >> prosecutors say shoop left a letter at his home in new jersey where he wrote about suffering from depression and thinking that the end was
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coming. right now the massive new casino that just opened in close sonoma county closed an hour after they opened because of big crowds. eager gamblers lined up for hours before the doors opened at 9 a.m. so many people showed up, no one else can be let inside now but those who got there earlier are enjoying everything the casino has to offer. >> really like it. it's beautiful. the restaurant is nice inside. i can't wait to dine once i get in. just walk around and take pictures. >> the facility includes 3,000 slot machines and 144 gaming tables. it's expected to bring in more than a half billion dollars in revenue in just its first two years. it's also bringing a lot of traffic to the area. right now, redwood drive at golf course drive west has been closed because of all the
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traffic. hundreds of airplane passengers run for their lives during a frantic emergency evacuation in canada. the jumbo jet was sitting on the tarmac in montreal when a baggage belt caught fire under the aircraft. 250 passengers on board used the emergency slides to escape. 7 people were treated for smoke inhalation. 3 others were injured on the slides. sfo could see fewer flight delays in the future. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran on the new landing protocol that should keep more runways open during bad weather. >> reporter: bay area travelers know bad weather, thick fog are the common culprits to backing up arriving flights into sfo. but a new faa landing protocol plans to open up both airports' runways to keep air traffic moving at a steady pace. right now on a clear day airplanes are allowed to fly side by side on the parallel runways. but when the weather outside is frightful, planes are only allowed to use one runway
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flying in one by one creating a single file backup. an faa spokesman says under the new protocol, planes still won't land side by side but the faa will allow staggered landings on two runways and that means an additional 1 to 6 planes can land. sfo airport officials say this won't be the end-all, be-all to weather delays but will help get rid of some of the backup and you on time to your destination. i know a lot of travelers are wondering will opening two runways during bad weather be safe? an sfo spokesman says they have done years of study before they gave this the green light. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> with no rain and little fog the last month it's hard to tell how well the new system is working but, of course, that will change very soon. and we're following some breaking news right now out of fairfield. just a couple of hours ago, authorities reported there was a car chase on highway 12 between pennsylvania and beck shortly after officers reported that shots were fired. still no word on whether anyone
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was injured. highway 12 though is blocked in both directions in that area. firefighters are wrapping up an unusual mess more than 50 used hypodermic needles found all over santa rita road near san pablo dam road in el sobrante. authorities swept up the area and called in hazmat. the road was closed for a couple of hours because of public health risk. authorities believe the needles may have fallen off a truck. in other bay area headlines, the south valley daycare worker is facing felony child endangerment charges for allegedly showing up to work drunk. morgan hill police arrested 58- year-old anna lopez yesterday. parents called police when they said they smelled alcohol on her breath. she worked at p.a. walsh child development center on main avenue. she worked there for 10 years. an overturned tractor- trailer snarled the morning commute in oakland on highway 24 near broadway just before 9 a.m. the big rig spilled gravel all over the roadblocking three
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lanes of traffic. at least half dozen other cars were involved in the crash. no serious injuries were reported. and a bizarre attack on a bus passenger in oakland. a man aboard ac transit's bus 57 was set on fire near the intersection of macarthur boulevard and ardley avenue. the driver stored the bus and called -- stopped the bus and called for help. the 18-year-old was severely burned. he is recovering in a burn center in san francisco. police are looking for the suspect. voters are going to the polls today. here in the bay area gun control in the south bay is on the ballot. and examiner columnist melissa griffin-caen gives us an election day roundup. >> reporter: in sunnyvale, voters today will decide on gun control measures that include a ban on gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. if the law passes, the nra has vowed to challenge it in court. remember, san francisco tried to ban handguns in 2005 but a judge ruled that local
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governments can't impose such restrictions on law-abiding citizens. so if proposition c passes today in sunnyvale, the legal fight that follows may strike down some of its provisions. here in san francisco, we're deciding the fate of 8 washington an condo project across from the waterfront. what happens if not approved? the developer spent over $40 million and eight years getting all the project approvals. i can't imagine they would simply walk away. but be careful what you wish for. if the propositions b and c fail, the developer could build a shorter project that complies with current height restrictions one that voters may hate even more. but no matter where you stand on these issues and other measures, be sure to vote. i'm melissa griffin-caen for kpix 5. pleasant hill city council approved new regulations on gun sales last night requiring gun dealers to keep their distance from neighborhoods parks and schools. they also have to install alarms and turn over employees' background information to police. up next, a big city mayor
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accused of smoking crack. this morning a starting admission. the new explanation and how he is changing his story. >> and the red sox bill celebration leading big red sox celebration and fans try to overturn a car with two girls inside. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. a lot of sunshine now but guess what! got a chance of rain in the forecast. we'll tell you when coming up. ,, to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631.
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right now the dow is .... another rough day on capitol hill -- where the administrn is again trying to defend the affordable healthc welcome back. another rough day on capitol hill where the administration is again trying to defend the affordable care act website. now another worrisome revelation. danielle nottingham on the
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security concerns that are now coming to light. >> reporter: cms administrator marilyn tavenner faced congress for a second time as cbs news found new privacy concerns with healthcare.gov. an analysis showed a final security test was never performed before the site went online. cms knew about potential problems but tavenner signed documents accepting that risk. >> when consumers fill out the online application, they can trust that the information they are providing is protected by stringent security standards. >> reporter: republicans want the site down and this is one more reason why the president obama's healthcare law needs to be delayed. >> the new promise is, if you want healthcare, go find it on a website that the administration says won't be working properly until the end of november. that's an unwelcome christmas presents. >> reporter: south carolina attorney and his wife registered on the website but the couple's eligible letters containing private information were sent to a man in north carolina. >> it's just a system that, you know, we have been
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continually told cast secure and now i found out it's not secured. >> on this incident in south carolina, we actually were made aware of that yesterday and we implement a software fix yesterday to fix that. >> reporter: tavenner says upgrades are being made every day to make sure the site is secure. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> and tavenner's boss health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will face more questions from congress tomorrow. the mayor of north america's fourth largest city now admits to smoking crack cocaine. allegations surfaced in may that mayor rob port of toronto was caught on video taking drugs after months of avoiding the question this morning ford confessed to smoking crack about a year ago while drunk. police have a copy of the video but it's still unclear if ford's confession will lead to criminal charges. sometimes there is an ugly side to a sports team winning a major championship. [ screaming ]
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>> this is an incident last wednesday in boston after the red sox won the world series two young women college sophomores from worcester were stuck in traffic and surrounded by a mob banging and climbing on their car. >> the whole car was shaking. >> reporter: what were you and your roommate thinking? >> we were just like screaming and just terrified. my first thought was to try to get out of there. [ screaming ] >> the car has thousands of dollars of damage mainly to the roof, hood and front headline. one other car was overturned that night in boston. >> at least they're okay. >> they're okay but wow. i just wanted to say kudos to the hardest working anchor team in the bay area. you guys are running all over the place to give bay area fans the best coverage. >> that's true. >> thank you for that, lawrence. >> all right. [ laughter ] >> no problem. >> go to your. >> he good to see you today. you know what? we have clouds making their way in our direction toward the
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weekend but for now lots of sunshine. enjoy every bit of it. it is a clear day all the way to the coastline and looking good right now. we have a weak offshore wind out there. and, of course, that keeps your skies nice and clear and helps to crank up these temperatures. today how about this? 70 degrees in livermore. 72 in santa rosa. and 69 degrees in san jose. yeah, working on a great afternoon outside. high pressure sitting overhead now. and it's going to hang around for a couple of days. it will be clear in most spots inland with some mild temperatures overnight tonight. and then warming continuing through tomorrow. after that we have some changes as it looks like this ridge of high pressure starts to break down. but for today, the ridge continues to build and tomorrow, probably too. so tomorrow could be a little warmer. and the mild temperatures continuing. after that, the jet stream starts to dip a little further south and then maybe we talk about the possibility of some rain in the latter part of the weekend. for today 60s and some 70s into the central valley a chance of a few showers in toward eureka about 57 degrees and 63 degrees into monterey bay.
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if you plan to travel around our bay today, 71 degrees in san jose, about 72 in redwood city. 63 in half moon bay and 68 in hayward. east bay temperatures up in the mid-70s in some of the warmer spots like livermore and fairfield. about 70 in benicia and 72 in vallejo. inside the bay those temperatures running in the 60s and 70s in the north bay looking beautiful, as well. 74 degrees santa rosa. 73 san rafael. tonight probably not quite as cold. we'll see winds kicking up a little so plan on overnight lows in the 40s and 50s and mostly clear and then here we go. for tomorrow, a little bit warmer a few high clouds moving on by. otherwise, looks like some warmer temperatures and then on thursday, the clouds will thicken up a little bit. cooling down on the weekend, cloudy late on sunday, a chance of showers, that's right, guys, a chance of showers to the hardest working anchor team in the bay area on monday. i'm just glad to be standing
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next to both of you guys. >> lawrence parked my car today so thank you. >> that's my job. >> is that the one going down battery right now? [ laughter ] the bay bridge troll is heading into retirement. what you will see in its place on the new eastern span starting today. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the 18-inch steel figure wat on display today at the oak museum of california... par a la the troll on the bay bridge has a new home.
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an 18" steel figure was put on display today part of a larger exhibition about the changes on the bridge. it is now troll senior because a newer version is planned for the new eastern span of the bay bridge. with a name like tantillo his pasta recipes have to be good. here are tony and stephanie cooking up an easy one. >> today's pasta dish, healthy, delicious, with the old school cherry tomatoes. >> yeah. >> you threw them in here with extra virgin olive oil and look at this. first add pasta. this is not so much a sauce, it's more just a lot of vegetables like a fresca. i'll do spinach first because i don't want to heat up the radicchio that much because it has a nice bitter flavor that i want to keep. >> we have the spinach in there which cooks for 20, 30 seconds and that's all. it starts to wilt. then you can't stop it once you
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heat it up. now we are going to add the radicchio in there. we'll have the smaller piece. perfect. now we are going to plate. and there we go. >> look at that pasta. >> finish with pasta, radicchio and a little bit of cheese on top. love cheese on vegs substantials. there you go. that looks so good. cool and vibrant. beautiful shot, time to eat. ciao, everybody. coming up next, a cautionary team about a burglar picking the wrong woman to rob. >> and a reminder if you have a consumer problem or question, just call our hotline at, 888-5- helps-u. volunteers are there right now. to [ male announcer ] step one, prepare for triumph. step two, baconated cheese for awesome.
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student tries to live an en semester renting everythinge experiment to make college affordable, and how it's pag off more at five. coming up at 5:00 tonight a student tries to live an entire semester renting an experiment to make college affordable and how it's paying off big. that and more at 5:00. what's a burglar's worst nightmare? a woman with an axe and she knows how to use it. the man broke into a southern california home on sunday night and came face to face with this woman, a competitive axe thrower. the woman says she was awakened when the man tried to rip the watch right off her wrist while she slept. that was a bad move. >> i was asleep and my arm was like this. and that's what i heard. he froze at first. i shocked him with my voice. and then he took off. there was no way i could catch
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him but i could have thrown. [ laughter ] >> the woman's house was ransacked but she chased the suspect away. he was caught hiding nearby with some of victim's belongings. he doesn't want to mess with her. >> he was probably there saying please, call the police, take me away! no kidding. >> that's it. >> wow. you guys should work all afternoon. >> well, we might. [ laughter ] >> we did all morning. we're done! >> that's it. have a great afternoon. >> beautiful day, folks. enjoy. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,
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>> brooke: he should go up that way, right there. [ wind whistling ] >> katie: i'll win any court case. there's no question what the ruling will be. you'll be lucky if you ever see will again. >> bill: i love you. daddy will always be here for you. >> katie: you'll see him every two weeks. >> bill: that's not enough! >> katie: i don't want him over at brooke's. there are consequences, and this is your new reality. you're not in charge anymore, bill. i am. [ echoing ] you'll be lucky if you ever see will again. >> bill: [ screams ] >> brooke: [ gasps ] >> bill: [ grunts ] >> brooke: bill!

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