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good morning, everyone. i'm michle griego. . >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. and developing news from yosemite, where the ntsb starts investigating a deadly plane crash this morning. firefighting pilot dead after his plane crashed into a cliff and then burst into flames. that plane was based out of hollister. kpix 5's andria borba reports, the crash happened yesterday about an hour and a half after the fire broke out on highway 140 in yosemite national park. >> reporter: people here in el portal watched in horror as the plane crashed. we learned that emergency crews finally reached that plane's top of the ridge at the crash site and have confirmed the pilot the only person on board that plane is dead. here is a still image of the flaming wreckage just after the impact. the crash site is near the top of the 2500-foot cliff. the plane was being used to fight a fire inside the western side of yosemite national park. witnesses said the plane looked like it went out of control and
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came straight down. >> i saw the black smoke cloud going up and went out and took pictures immediately. i figured something had crashed. and that was confirmed shortly afterwards. >> we immediately dispatched out emergency personnel to the location that -- where we had last contact with that aircraft. now, the area where the aircraft was last seen is a very remote very difficult to make access to. >> reporter: as for the fire itself it burned 150 acres 60 homes in the town of foresta evacuated as a precaution. no homes have been damaged. the family of the pilot requested his name be withheld until the rest of the family can be notified of what happened out here near the edge of yosemite. in el portal, andria borba, kpix 5. some good news. the giants are heading to their third nlcs in five years. >> yes. they will play the cardinals in the national league championship series after winning a nail-biter against
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the nationals at at&t park. those a 2-1 lead in the 6th inning last night when jason wirth blasted one to right field. hunter pence made a leaping catch at the right field wall. giants got the winning run in the 7th. joe panik scored on a wild pitch with the bases loaded. san francisco beat washington 3- 2 and won the series three games to one. >> so it's on to st. louis now with a trip to the world series. kpix 5's anne makovec reports. i love your orange. >> reporter: thank you. it is going to be another day to wear it here at at&t park on tuesday when the giants play st. louis here at home. but first they have a game at 5:07 in st. louis saturday night. >> a lot of veterans right there stepping up. tim hudson, jake peavey, baumgarner -- >> reporter: very exciting matchup last night. the giants now going back to their third nlcs in the last
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five seasons. the wild card scene that spans on another wild ride with a cast of rookies and quirky stars. the team and fans agree, this is starting to feel like a team of destiny. >> we're gritty and grinding. we come out and ready to fight every day. we are led by hunter pence and his style of play. we like our approach to the game. >> always knew we could do it never lost faith. got three words, yes, yes, yes! >> reporter: last night san francisco won for the 11th time in its last 12 post-season games. . and st. louis was favored in the beginning. saturday night against the cardinals -- i'm sorry, actually. never try to ad lib on sports. the nationals were favorites this is last series so when they go to st. louis on saturday that's going to be a recap basically of the 2012 series which the joints won so
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hopefully they will win again. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> it's an even year and we talked about this 2010, 2012, 2014. >> here you go! >> let's talk to liz about sports now. shall we? [ laughter ] i'm the only one to went to bed early. [ laughter ] >> oh, well. >> i read about it on twitter this morning. all right. and saw it on the news here! let's go outside. so a lot of folks were watching the game tonight and were sleeping in because it took a while for things to get going over at the bay bridge toll plaza. but they had officially begun now the commute is officially begun and the metering lights are on, as well. they have been on now for about 20 minutes so you are stacked up to the foot of the maze. not too many accidents this morning. it's relatively quiet. but still blocking one lane southbound 680 at andrade coming through the sunol grade sluggish now because one lane is blocked and the usual commuter traffic is beginning to pick up. san mateo bridge also still moving fine at the speed limit
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out of hayward into the peninsula. another check of the foggy forecast. i didn't see the fog but knee its there. [ laughter ] >> you were sleeping on the way in, too, liz? >> i was. [ laughter ] fog and low clouds at the bay. cooler days are ahead. cooler near the coastline by the afternoon today. inside the bay you will still find lots of hazy sunshine and the temperatures in the 70s maybe a couple of low 80s into the south bay. and plenty of 80s inland. maybe a couple of low 90s in the warmest spots there. out over the bay right now, we are looking at some patchy fog. nice quiet start to the morning here, the sea breeze moving in. the temperatures are running in the 40s and the 50s right now. but by the afternoon, plan on some cool weather and cloudy conditions along the coastline. temperatures there may be in the mid-60s. about 69 and breezy into san francisco. 81 and sunny in san jose and 83 and sunshine for the napa valley this afternoon. that's a look at weather, guys. back to you. >> all right, lawrence. thank you. developing news now. flight attendants are urge, the u.s. government to step up health screenings of air
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travelers in areas affected by the ebola outbreak. the white house plans to announce new measures in the next couple of days. meanwhile, health experts in texas are keeping a close watch on people who came in contact with thomas eric duncan, the first person diagnosed with ebola in the u.s. if people were infected, they could display symptoms starting this week. >> each and every one of them is having their temperature monitored. as of today none of them are sick. none of them has a fever. we'll continue to watch that very closely. >> duncan continues to receive an experimental drug in an effort to save him. he is on a ventilator and is getting kidney dialysis. a san francisco police officer shot and killed a man blocks from at&t park after the game last night. two auto burglary suspects shot around 9 p.m. one died at the hospital, the second wounded, third suspect in custody right now. police saw three men in a sedan who appeared to be casing parked cars. investigators say the men then
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stole items from an suv, got back in the car near 2nd and bryant streets. when officers approached them, one of the men pulled out a gun and refused to drop it. that's when one of the officers opened fire. new concerns this morning over the relationship between pg&e and state regulators. emails have surfaced that show improper contact between them. yesterday a consumer watchdog group asked a judge to bar all private communications between the cpuc and the state's largest utility. the judge is considering fines up to $200 million against pg&e for emails and improper conversations with state regulators in the wake of the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. it's a relationship several city leaders are condemning. >> the puc as the mayor said is supposed to be working on behalf of the citizens of california. it's time for them to stop being a lap dog. >> the decision on a potential fine is expected in the coming weeks. federal prosecutors have also launched a criminal
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investigation into the communications. 6:07. happening today, up in napa county people coming together to figure out how to reduce losses in future earthquakes. this is all in response of course to the august 6.0 earthquake that caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in the greater napa area. the meeting will be today at american canyon. officials from the state safety commission will be on hand. new this morning, the nobel prize for a stanford professor one of three winners of this year's prize in chemistry. professor w.e. moerner got the word this morning and we contacted professor moerner in brazil. >> what we really did for this prize was to detect individual molecules, that is, instead of measuring millions and billions of molecules all at once averaging, we were able to detect an individual molecule. >> professor moerner shares the nobel prize with two other scientists. >> that includes another
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american and german so congratulations to him. this morning's total eclipse of the moon was a sight to see. >> it was. in case you missed it or the fog might have ruined it, here it is. the blood moon occurs when the earth is between the sun and the moon. sunlight then passes through the earths atmosphere reflecting back on the moon giving the rock a red hue. if you missed it there will be more next year. time now 6:09. an actor known for his wholesome character is now accuse of crimes. hear his stunning admission. >> reporter: frustrated neighbors of levi's stadium are complaining and everybody is getting an earful. i'm kiet do. we have a live report coming up. >> the clouds looking a little thick this morning moving onshore. we have some cooler days ahead. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and traffic is getting crowded, heavy through the livermore valley. drive time suddenly in the red. we'll have a full look at travel times plus a check of bay area bridges. it's all after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this is the "name your price" tool. it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at progressive.com. lesome" characters good morning, welcome back to kpix 5 this morning. a very neat look at the full moon over mount tam. just barely see it there in the foreground. looks like, well, that lunar eclipse coming to an end and weather, well, looking clear there. we have some fog outside. we'll talk about that coming up. >> thank you, lawrence. a hollywood actor known for playing a wholesome character is now at the center of a molestation investigation. stephen collins played a minister and father in the popular show 7th heaven. some new audiotapes from tmz, he admits to molesting three young girls more than a decade ago. retly recorded the 67- year-old during a th session 2. since the
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news b collins has be from the movie "ted 2" - he's resigned role on the the screen actors guild - an >> tmz says collins estranged wife secretly recorded the 67- year-old man during a therapy session back in 2012. since the news broke, collins has been fired from the movie "ted 2." he has resigned from his role on the board of the screen actors guilt, as well. and up tv and tv guide have pulled all reruns of 7th heaven. two san francisco 49ers fans are due in court today in connection with the restroom brawl at last weekend's game. kpix 5's kiet do is live in santa clara with the latest on problems in the opening weeks of the new levi's stadium. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. those 9ers fans were caught on cell phone video here. that bathroom brawl in a 300 section inside levi's stadium. that brutal video shows one victim getting knocked down hitting his head on the ground. the other victim getting pummeled in the head, as well. dario and amador rebollero from
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tulare county face felony assault charges. santa clara police say one of the victims was hospitalized and that it began as an argument over a toilet stall. last night neighbors of the new stadium raised complaints during a community meeting hosted by the 49ers, santa clara police and the vta. the complaints included fans illegally parking in neighborhoods, noisy planes, carrying banners over the stadium, and that loud foghorn during games. >> the noise, annoying. much more than the aircraft and everything else. it's obnoxiously loud. >> i think people like are throwing stuff in the streets, nothing -- everyone is just standing around. >> reporter: post-game traffic around the parking lots is a problem but the light rail and other public transit seems to be recovering nicely after making adjustments. they are seeing some improvements. live in santa clara, kiet do, kpix 5. >> today's hearing for the restroom fight suspects is at noon. that morning cup of coffee will cost more now.
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the price of coffee beans is now at a 2.5-year high. and sadly, it's not going down any time soon. the price hike is due to dry weather and crop problems down in brazil the source of one- third of the world's coffee and there are concerns about next year's crop of arabica beans because this year's problem has weakened the coffee plants down there. that's bad news to our ears. >> it's not good. but i'm thinking lawrence should buy us coffee from now. >> don't i always buy coffee? >> no!! [ laughter ] ! [overlapping speakers >> we have hey little bit of fog out the door in some -- we have a little bit of fog out the door in some areas. we have a dense fog advisory that chp issued on their own and thanks to our photographer dean, we are showing you a live look right now at 101 traffic coming into corte madera. as you can see, everything is very quiet. still moving at the speed limit
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there. thank you, dean. foggy commute at the golden gate bridge. dense fog advisory issued by chp around 3 a.m. still in effect. visibility could be a problem out of sausalito. up to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's stacked up fully to the maze. i want to show you some sensors now. even the 580 approach is beginning to slow down starting around 24 interchange. and then remains sluggish up the base of the incline but then clears out actually heading into san francisco. here's one accident southbound 680 at andrade. we continue to call chp on this one to see if it's cleared but it is not. it's still there blocking one lane. traffic is slow pretty heavy for this time of the morning from sunol boulevard northbound traffic looks great. out the door once again in the east bay, 880 in oakland, problem-free in those northbound lanes if your commute takes you between hayward and your downtown oakland exits or you can always ride mass transit. mass transit is all on time.
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that's your latest kcbs drive and ride to work. lawrence is standing by with the forecast. giving me a weird eye. >> no, i'm just thinking about this forecast ahead. [ laughter ] we have interesting weather cooling down with low clouds and fog stretching further onshore. now we are seeing visibility dropping into santa rosa down to about three-quarters of a mile so a little thick fog settling in this morning but by the afternoon, a whole lot of sunshine away from the coastline and temperatures maybe just slightly cooler again today but mostly sunny and then that offshore wind likely to kick in over the weekend and some warmer temperatures on the way but we'll cool down these next few days as high pressure weakens. we are going to see a stronger sea breeze, more low clouds and fog the next couple of days. and those temperatures will be dropping off. still hot 90s into the central valley. 96 in sacramento. 94 in fresno. about 63 degrees and mostly cloudy in eureka. 71 into monterey bay and partly cloudy skies. around the bay 70s into mountain view, 81 san jose. about 80 in sunnyvale. 65 degrees in pacifica.
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east bay numbers up to 86 in san ramon. 87 in concord. and 86 degrees in pleasant hill. inside the bay, you'll see the slow clearing and the sunshine this afternoon. 74 degrees in oakland. 69 the breeze into san francisco. your sunrise time 7:12. sunset is at 6:42. and looking out over in the ex- couple of days. temperatures bottoming -- the next couple of days temperatures bottoming out this week, then warming up on saturday and sunday. some of those temperatures back into the 80s and 90s, guys, over the weekend. that's a look at weather. back to you. >> all right, lawrence. thank you. time now is 6:19. a bay area woman has sparked a debate over the right to die. coming up at 6:30, her personal campaign to change the way some people deal with death. >> reporter: i'm dennis o'donnell, coming up we'll take you inside the victorious san francisco giants locker room as they are moving on to the nlcs. the celebration coming up. ,,
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series. last night's division-serien over the nationals providess morning's play o san francisco giants are heading back to the national league championship series. here's the play of the day. right fielder hunter pence catches it against the fence. great catch your play of the day by hunter pence last night. some sloppy play was the difference in the game, as well. nationals pitcher threw a wild pitch with bases loaded in the 7th. that drove in the go ahead run. 3-2. kpix 5's sports director dennis o'donnell has more from inside the winning locker room. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. you think it was a giants world
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series in years 2010 and 2012. lincecum, matt cain, baumgarner. but it's ryan vogelsong the first pitcher in major league history to allow one run or fewer in his five career post- season starts. let's go inside the locker room. >> yes, yes, yes! whoo! >> i love the play-offs. what you pray for your whole life when you're in the backyard growing up imagining where you're going to be. and i just love it. >> everybody knew he was poised for the big stage tonight. once again he showed up, as he did so many times. >> reporter: you talked about that catch again, did you have it all the way? >> i decided to run as fast as i could and focus as hard as i could on -- i knew i had to make a jump and i was able to catch it. >> couple months ago where i was -- [ inaudible ] great clubhouse here. i'm excited. >> reporter: how about the rookie joe panik? he scores the winning run.
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he gets the final put-out at second base. a great story all around. if you want to see all the of the giants celebration, go to kpix.com right now. it's all in there. i'm dennis o'donnell, we'll have more tonight at 6:00. also happening today, hockey season is under way. the sharks are in los angeles to take on the kings. l.a. eliminated san jose from the play-offs last season before going on to win the stanley cup. the puck drops at 7 p.m. >> that time of the year. it's 6:25. up next, health officials continue to monitor an ebola patient in dallas. we are learning about the first person to contract the disease now outside of west africa. >> an air tanker crash kills a pilot fighting a wildfire near yosemite. we'll have the latest on the investigation into what caused the deadly accident.
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they're asking for the publs help. the crowd goes wild! i'm anne makovec live at at&t park where the san francisco giants have advanced to the nlcs. >> and the fbi is now getting involved in the fight against isis militants. and they are asking the public now for help. >> low clouds and fog now rolling back onshore. a little thick in some of the north bay valleys. will we clear out? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and checking the ride in oakland as you can see here, everything looks good on 880. once you reach hayward, there's been a new crash at whipple. we'll tell you all about it minutes away. >> thank you, liz. good morning, happy wednesday, october 8. good to have you on board. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30.
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we're following developing news from yosemite where a firefighting pilot is dead after his plane slammed into a cliff and burst into flames. the ntsb will lead the investigation this morning. nick janes from our sisters station kovr is at the fire scene. >> reporter: good morning. it was a horrific scene witnessed yesterday afternoon by locals and even some children who saw the plane come down in a fiery wreckage that ensued. people took pictures of the crash, the immediate aftermath which you can see here. the crash site is atop a cliff, a 2500-foot cliff as witnesses say the air tanker looked like it went out of control and came straight down. the plane is one of 23 kept around california in case of wildfires and it's a common sight around here especially this summer especially with the drought conditions we have been having. ken yager who shot these photographers calls the crash devastating. >> it was horrible.
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thank god i didn't witness it. some of the local kids did. it's horrible. this community has had fires off and on for years and it's a challenging place to fight tires. >> reporter: cal fire said the pilot was the only person on board and died. his family is asking that his name be withheld until the the rest of the family is notified. we are already hearing in this area there is talk of a memorial fund for the pilot's family to show how much firefighters are appreciated in this area and later this morning, in several hours, cal fire is planning to hold a media briefing to update us on the fire itself, which forced evacuations yesterday. and of course, how this crash happened. that's one question we have no answer to. the circumstances as to how this air tanker came crashing down still very unclear. at yosemite, nick janes, kpix 5. the giants are now just four wins away from heading to another world series.
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they will play the cardinals in the national league championship series after beating the washington nationals in the thriller last night. giants outfielder hunter pence may have saved the game in the 6th inning. he made an acrobatic catch slamming into the right field wall. take a look at it again. nice. the giants scored the winning run in the 7th. joe panik scrambled home on a wild pitch with the bases loaded. the giants won 3-2 and won the series three games to one. kpix 5's anne makovec is at at&t park this morning. >> she has her giants orange on. it's going to be a fun couple of weeks. >> reporter: this place is going ton on fire again tuesday, wednesday -- this place is going to be on fire again tuesday, wednesday, thursday, depending how they do in the next series the first game of which is at 5:07 on saturday night in st. louis. >> a lot of veterans stepping up, tim hudson, jake peavey, baumgarner. >> reporter: the giants headed to their third nlcs in the last
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five seasons after beating the nationals last night. the nationals were the best team in the national league this season. the giants only got here through a wild card win. but the giants have proven themselves unbeatable once they make the post-season. >> i have a gritty bunch out there. i told them earlier, i mean, there's nobody's will that's stronger than theirs or desire that's deeper and they were determined not to get back on the plane and go to washington. >> we bet them in 2012. we can do it again. we got 'em. it's our time. >> reporter: last night's win was san francisco's 11th out of their last 12 post-season games and they face the cardinals back in 2012. we can only hope they will do as well this time around. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> they were celebrating with
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champagne. >> if you are live, you're like woe is me! >> i was on the plane on jetblue coming back from the east coast. we're all watching the giants game so every time something good would happen, wah! people go nuts on the plane. it was a lot of fun. >> it's been fun to see around the city. all the lights are changed colors to arrange. you walk around the city, everybody is dressed in orange and black around the bay area. looks like that's going to continue for a while as the play-offs move on. around the bay area today, we have some low clouds and fog this morning. that is starting to really fill in now inside the bay. out the door, we have a nice live shot for you this morning. how about this? looking good from corte madera looking eastward as the sun is just about to come up. nice and clear there although we are going to see that fog continuing along the coastline even into the afternoon today looks like we'll see some cooler temperatures there into the 60s. 70s inside the bay. couple of low 80s into the south bay. 80s and 90s inland. fog and low clouds moving overhead over the bay. temperatures now in the 40s and the 50s. by the afternoon, we'll keep you down just a little bit
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coastside. 65 in pacifica. 69 and breezy in san francisco. about 81 degrees and sunny in san jose. time for a traffic check. let's go to elizabeth. we have a couple of brewing hot spots out the door right now. a couple of new accidents just coming in that are causing some slower-than-usual rides. so first 880 in oakland, everything is getting more crowded now in the northbound lanes but it still looks good from the oakland coliseum to downtown. the issue is southbound traffic from san leandro into hayward. southbound 880 at whipple an accident there looks like it's already on the shoulder. but look at that. it's really backed up from the 238 split. also westbound 580 there's an accident involving a big rig approaching airway. it's a tight spot anyway, often there's a traffic jam at this time of the morning. you can see it's ultra slow right now out of the altamont pass. 32 minutes from the altamont pass and 680. and again, even though airway accident is there causing some slowdowns, i think it's off to the right-hand shoulder. and then of course this crash we have been watching for a while the sunol grade approaching andrade slow
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southbound 680 from the 580 interchange. two auto burglary suspects shot around 9 p.m. by police officers. one died at the hospital, the second is wounded. a third suspect now in custody. extra police patrolling the area around at&t park last night typically during giants games. when they saw three men in a sedan, they appeared to be casing parked cars there. >> they were going in no particular direction circling the neighborhood which is a common behavior for folks that are looking for an opportunity to engage in perhaps criminal conduct. >> investigators say the officer saw the men steal items out of an suv then get back into their car near 2nd and bryant streets. that's when officers approached the suspects' car. one man pulled out a gun, refused to drop it and cops opened fire. fremont police believe two men are behind burglaries at three warehouses stealing
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electronics worth more than a million dollars. surveillance video shows the culprits in action early saturday. the business owner says they stole $150,000 worth of ipads and cameras. two other fremont businesses were also hit. all the burglaries happened last weekend. 6:37 now. human rights groups in syria are calling on the world now to save a bordertown from falling into the hands of isis. the fbi is also asking for help identifying an isis militant. the masked fighter appears to be speaking with a north american accent in some of the videos. clarissa ward interviewed a foreign fighter who left a dutch military and joint the fight against the syrian government: >> even if it was my own father who was bombing these people i would fight him and kill him myself. >> canada's pardon mement has voted to join the u.s. coalition against isis and has approved up to six months of
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air strikes in iraq. emergency officials in texas are being extra cautious as they deal with a potential ebola virus infection. last night a plane from dallas to midland made and emergency landing when a passenger got sick. the latest from cbs news' susan mcginnis. >> reporter: emergency crews met american eagle flight 2791 from dallas to midland international airport after a female passenger got sick. hazmat crews took the woman who was traveling from turkey to the hospital following infectious disease protocol. but health officials say it's highly unlikely she had ebola. >> the fact that the passenger didn't even have a fever was something that was a very good sign to us. >> reporter: passengers were given masks and all 69 people on board were told to contact officials if they get flu-like symptoms. >> yes, i was very, very concerned. i was afraid! to be honest with you. >> reporter: in the next couple of days, the white house will announce new airport screening measures to curb the spread of
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ebola. aing -- anxiety is growing about how prepared the west is to battle the virus. >> reporter: health officials are monitoring 50 people who are contact with thomas eric duncan the first person to be diagnosed with ebola in the u.s. the centers for disease control and prevention says infected people can show signs of the virus 8 to 10 days after exposure. >> each and every one of them is having his temperature monitored. as of today, none is sick. none has a fever. we'll continue to watch that very closely. >> reporter: duncan is receiving an experimental drug to try to help save him. he is on a ventilator at texas health presbyterian hospital and is getting kidney dialysis. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> in spain, four people are under quarantine after a nursing assistant became infected while treating a priest who later died from ebola. she is the first known person to have contracted the disease outside of western africa. time now 6:39. another big victory for
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supporters of same-sex marriage. the impact of the latest federal court decision on marriage bans. >> a bay area woman launches an online campaign to change the way some people deal with death. the video that's leading to conversations coming up. ,, ,,,,
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a little thick fog to start you out this morning. temperatures still going to be in the mid-60s with foggy conditions toward pacifica and daly city. inside the bay you will find more sunshine this afternoon. temperatures may be slightly cooler. 77 in mountain view. about 80 in sunnyvale. about 81 degrees in san jose and 88 in morgan hill. into the east bay, we'll see mostly sunny skies this afternoon. temperatures coming down a bit more. about 86 still in dublin. 76 into hayward and breezy this
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afternoon, 62 alameda, 74 oakland, 73 berkeley, sunshine 83 in napa today. 85 santa rosa. if you are headed to san rafael, how about 80 degrees there and sunny skies? 69 breezy in the afternoon downtown san francisco. another silicon valley company might be calling it splits. >> here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. this becoming a trend especially? the tech industry. -- especially in the tech industry. hewlett-packard had a spinoff this week. recently e pay did a spinoff with paypal, ebay and spinoff. symantec may separate its securities business from its storage business. security is the big revenue generator at symantec made up about 63% of its overall revenue and 80% of its profits in its 2nd quarter but talks are moving along at an advanced stage. symantec shares are up about 2%
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on that report. the worst session for wall street since july, dow down 270 yesterday. a lot of worries about the global economy falling industrial production in germany leading to that selling. the market trying to recover some ground this morning off to a slightly positive start. let's take a look at the big board see how we're doing. right now the dow is up by 30 points. nasdaq is gaining 11. s&p is up by 4 points. some positive earnings coming in, costco helping out this morning its shares up 2%. frank and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. new this morning, same-sex couples can now get married in idaho and nevada. a federal appeals court overturned same-sex bans in both states yesterday. the mandate means that couples in idaho won't have to wait for the standard 7 days for the ruling to take effect. but in nevada, a judge still must issue an order over turning the ban before same-sex couples can get married. a house goes up in flames in san jose's willow glen neighborhood. everyone inside got out except
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for the families' two poodles. that's the homeowner actually going back into the house to get the dog. neighbors watched in horror as the fire picked up steam. >> forgot about his dog. forgot about his dog, dude. he forgot about his dog. he went in to get has dog. whoa, dude. this fire is kicking up right away. >> just in the nick of time like literally he came out with the dogs in hand turned his back and the car exploded in seconds. >> everyone is safe and okay. no word on the cause of the fire. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> on wednesday, we chat with gayle king. she joins us live in new york with a little preview. good morning. >> reporter: just getting a sip of watered. had a little frog in my throat. good to see you, you, frank and michelle. ahead, clarissa ward goes
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undercover in syria to find out why westerners are joining the fight there. she asked an american if he would ever attack the u.s. plus a woman said she didn't need to pay rent for a decade. we'll look at the loophole created after the collapse of the housing market. how is that possible? and joe perry usually lets his guitar do all the talking. he tells anthony mason his story about the band and how he really feels about steven tyler. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. when someone says, how do you really feel about somebody? that's normally not a good thing, is it? >> no. >> no. but you know what? how do you really feel? >> i know how i really feel about frank? [ pause ] >> we love him. >> oh. >> a little bit every love. >> i feel that, too, michelle. i feel that, too. [ overlapping speakers ] >> see you at 7:00. let's go to sports now. that would be liz wenger. [ laughter ] >> i'm kidding! i'm kidding! [ laughter ] >> honestly i have a pop quiz
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for you from our director. i have a little baseball trivia question for you. but i can't remember what it is right now. [ laughter ] >> i wrote it down on a piece of paper and it's behind me. all right. for today's metering lights report, let's go to traffic and show you what it looks like at the bay bridge toll plaza. 5:41 they were turned on, it's backed up through the maze. they are slowing down the metering lights maybe in the last 10 minutes or so. so it's a better commute right now on the bay bridge itself. but behind the pay gates, it's pretty solid. westbound 580 very heavy right now from the 24 interchange. we have had a couple of different fender-bender. everything is pretty much on the right-hand shoulder. westbound 580 at airway that accident now cleared. traffic is slow behind it. you can see all those brake lights coming from the altamont pass. better news the accident in the sunol grade you have been watching for a while finally out of there approaching andrade. still sluggish from the dublin interchange so that whole commute westbound 580 to southbound 680 slow like it
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often is, unfortunately. northbound traffic still good in oakland. southbound 880 we had a crash at whipple. still there. it is on the right-hand shoulder. so not blocking lanes but very heavy right now from san leandro. you can see the delays beyond 238 now. and crossing the san mateo bridge, yeah, you have a lot of company this morning heading out of hayward to foster city. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. another check of your forecast, what you got? you got a beauty shot behind. >> you yeah, we do. lovely shot out there. keep that quiz ready. we want to hear that. >> i'll have it, all right. stay tuned. to corte madera this morning, we have clear skies and the moon, the lunar eclipse overnight the moon about ready to set looking good. they have some clear skies there. and it looks like a beautiful full moon. of course, it was red and orange a little bit earlier on. but now looks like returning to normal and we are going to be returning to normal over the next couple of days. we are going to see more fog and low clouds and that will help to cool down the temperatures a little more so today and even more as we head into tomorrow. so for today, we have mostly sunny skies this afternoon
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remaining cloudy at the coastline. and then offshore winds, we are going to warm back up this next weekend but the next few days going to drop the temperatures off as high pressure begins to weaken and slide further to the east. that will be enough to allow the low clouds and fog to penetrate further onshore as we head into the next couple of days. temperatures in the central valley 96 degrees in sacramento. 94 in fresno. 71 into monterey bay. around the bay this afternoon a lot of sunshine in the south bay some 70s and 80s there. mid-60s toward half moon bay and pacifica with the fog. you're looking at 87 in pleasanton. 87 also in concord. and 85 degrees in penn. inside the bay 69 degrees, patchy fog into san francisco and 74 degrees in oakland. out over the in ex-couple of days, we are going to watch -- out over the next couple of days temperatures drop off but over the weekend we have fleet week, the blue angels, the aircraft carriers so we want some nice weather. we are going to get it this weekend, plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures both saturday and sunday and into monday. >> chamber of commerce is clapping. >> it is good weather coming this weekend. >> well done, thank you,
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lawrence. a woman with terminal cancer wants to die with dignity and as cate caugiran shows us her campaign has gone viral. >> reporter: it's not a decision she took lightly. >> the thought that goes through your mind when you find out you have so little time is everything that you need to say to everything that you love. >> reporter: on new year's day the 9-year-old and newlywed found out she had brain cast. after the 29-year-old's had surgery and they said it was worse. >> the worse form of brain cancer. >> reporter: they moved to oregon one of three states with the death with dignity act or otherwise known as the physician-assisted suicide. >> i can't even tell you the amount of relief that it provides me to know that i don't have to die the way that it's been described to me that my brain tumor would take me. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: california is not one of those states. >> for every brittney, there may be one or 10 or 50 individuals who stand to be significantly harmed. >> reporter: marilyn golden of
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the senior policy analyst at the disability rights education and defense fund. >> people with psychiatric disabilities and depression, people are disabilities who can be pressured. >> reporter: and marilyn says family members who seek to cash in on a loved one's death could also take advantage of death with dignity. >> once the lethal drugs are prescribed, there's no control over what happens with them. >> reporter: but marilyn says she is sympathetic to brittney's story and respects her decision. >> i will die upstairs in my bedroom that i share with my husband. ♪[ music ] >> with my mother and my husband by my side and pass peacefully with -- to the music that i like in the background. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> maynard has chosen november 1st two days after her husband's birthday and she says it's so she can celebrate with him one last time. time now is 6:52. the bay area was treated to quite a show in the sky this morning. we'll have a look at the total lunar eclipse.
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thomas eric duncan is now receiving an experimental drug. in spain, four people are under quarantine after a nursing assistant was infected with the disease. she is the first known person to contract ebola outside of west africa. and the fbi is trying to identify an isis fighter featured in propaganda videos who seeps to speak with a north american -- who seems to speak with a north american accent. president obama is going to meet with the military today for an update on the fight against the group. a key syrian bordertown may fall under icy control. a total lunar eclipse turned the moon red for about an hour this morning. a lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes through earth's shadow. this is the second total lunar eclipse this year. the last one was in april. the giants are going to the nlcs for the first time in five years. san francisco won three games to one beating the nationals last night at at&t park. they play the cardinals with a spot in the world series on the
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line. they need four more wins. here's anne makovec are more on the big win and what lies ahead. anne. >> reporter: the giants are going to be back here at home at at&t park next tuesday but the first game of this series is going to be in st. louis 5:07 saturday night. >> batters stepping up, tim hutson, peavy. >> reporter: but the giants going back to their third nlcs in the last five seasons. the wild card team has fans on another wild ride with a cast of rookies and quirky stars. the teams and fans agree this is starting to feel like the team of destiny. >> we are gritty and grindy. we come out and ready to find every day. we are led by hunter pence and his style of play, definitely, i mean, we like our approach to the game. >> never lost faith, got three words, yes, yes, yes! >> reporter: last night's game in san francisco won for the 11th time in the past 12 post-
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season games. saturday night against the cardinals will be a rematch of 2012. we'll hope giants do just as well this time. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. and one more time out the door. everything looks great through corte madera. san rafael not much delay until you get to the golden gate bridge and then you will hit some fog. thank you, dean, for that live traffic shot. here's a live look at a fog- filled golden gate. dense fog advisory was issued. we have patchy fog out there liz especially along the coastline sliding inside the bay. most of that going to work its way back to the coastline. foggy there this afternoon. lots of sunshine in the bay and the valleys. next couple of days though cooling off warming up this weekend. liz, you got a question. >> yes. when was the last time a national league team other than the giants or the cardinals were in the world series?
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>> what? >> 4, 3, 2, 1. >> we're done. >> more tomorrow. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, october 8th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a massive response after fears of ebola spark an emergency landing in texas. and undercover in syria, with an american turned jihadist. he talks to clarissa ward. plus, a battle over breakfast billions. aunt jemima family goes to battle with a pancake giant. >> first a look at your world in 90 seconds. >> you watch all the parts of the plane roll down the mountain. >> a deay

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