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ed. health officials say the outbreak is not just connected to disneyland visitors anymore. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> want to make sure we get justice. captions by: caption colorado your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning on this thursday morning. live look at the bay bridge. people are heading into the city for work, play, who knows what. i would imagine work. [ laughter ] >> how many people are at work at 5:00? >> good morning, i'm juliette goodrich. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. we are covering a developing story in san francisco right now. at least one person was killed in a fire that's burned through the night. dozens of firefighters still on the scene in the mission district. the fire is in a building at 22nd and mission. anne makovec has the latest this morning. anne. >> reporter: the scene is still considered dangerous. in fact, they are keeping us back right now about a block as passersby are being kept back as well because the street is
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closed down here mission at 22nd. you mentioned one person died in the fire. 6 people were injured and 40 people were left homeless this morning. debris falling from the building on to the street below last night. this fire was intense as you can see. parts of the ceiling of this mixed use building collapsed making fighting this fire very, very difficult. it started before 7 p.m. the top floor of that building is all homes so firefighters were working fever,ly to search for people who may still be inside the building while trying to keep the fire from spreading. but there came a point where they just had to step away. >> that was an all-out evacuation call for the firefighters to -- first of all we made the call to get them off the roof because the roof became untenable. >> reporter: six people were taken to the hospital and one man, who was evacuated from the
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building, died. the red cross is now helping about 40 people who lived in the building find another place to stay. there were a lot of witnesses. this is a very busy neighborhood in san francisco. check out this video, one of many clips posted last night on social media. now, firefighters say it doesn't look like arson played a role in this fire. but investigators are still working to determine the cause. right now live in san francisco's mission district anne makevoc, kpix 5. are you ready for weather? >> yes, i am. i know who's ready, yes. >> i'm ready for weather 24/7. >> we know that. >> we are wrapping up january on a historic note but right now we to get you out the door and what you can anticipate are temperatures like this. it's in the upper 40s in oakland through alameda. 49 mountain view. suisun bay low 40s. 42 napa into sonoma and glen ellen. today's high temperatures under
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a sunshiny sky. 61 degrees at the seashore to the mid-60s around the bay and into your inland areas. these numbers are still averaging a good five to 10 degrees above average for this time of the year. northwest breeze 5 to 15 miles per hour. we have a carbon copy in your forecast for friday. warmest day of the weekend will be saturday, flirting with near or record warmth. we'll increase the cloud cover on saturday leading to a slight chance of sonoma showers on monday. i'm not going with it at all. but i got to tell you as we wrap up the month of january on saturday, boy, we have zero measurable rainfall for san francisco. last year .6." we'll have more at 5:18. thank you, roberta. out the door some people got to get to work on time. and unfortunately we have a couple of issues on the road right now. if you are traveling near the castro valley y, one lane of 580 is blocked right before you
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reach 238. it's close to three crosses church and drivers are coming up on the scene quickly so be careful. we haven't seen too much of a delay in the area. you just heard anne makovec live at the scene of the earlier fire huge fire in the mission district last night. crews are blocking mission and 22nd so avoid that area. if you are heading into san francisco right now from the east bay the bay bridge toll plaza, cash lanes are completely cleared out. so no longer seeing any delay. and no metering lights. checking the golden gate bridge now, i just saw zipper crews a little while ago so they should have four southbound lanes in the commute direction out of sausalito. you are problem-free from san rafael. back to you guys. >> thank you. mayor sam liccardo vows to make changes after a san jose woman was killed in an alleged street racing crash. kpix 5's kiet do is live at the crash scene where there's a
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growing memorial to the victims. kiet. >> reporter: this is one of the larger makeshift memorials we have seen in recent memory here in san jose. we are talking about dozens of candles and stacks of flowers and stuffed animals and balloons. there have been increased patrols along this stretch of yerba buena road. now the city of san jose is making it a priority to do something more permanent. 24-year-old kiran pabla was jogging along the road on monday afternoon when police say two drivers were racing, their cars collided, veered off the road and then pinned her against a tree. friends and family gathered at the scene yesterday evening to pay respects and among the crowd mayor sam liccardo who said this one-mile section with no stops will soon have electronic signage. >> my thought is we need to do something to this roadway and i know that the department of transportation is hard at work now and will be getting [ indiscernible ] trailers throughout soon. [ inaudible ] [ cursing ]
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>> and there was an emotional outburst from the victim's family as one of the drivers appeared in court yesterday. investigators say the two drivers were street racing although they did not know each other. police and the department of transportation say the accident rate on this road is typical when compared to other roads in san jose. nonetheless, changes are coming. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. stunning development. more than four years after that deadly pipeline explosion in san bruno, agents from the state attorney general's office have reportedly searched the home of a former pg&e executive and a former president of the state's public utilities commission. the "chronicle" says it's connected to an investigation into possible bribery and obstruction of justice. michael peevey ended his run as the cpuc president last year. brian cherry was one of three pg&e executives fired in september. the measles outbreak that started at disneyland in southern california has grown to nearly 100 cases. don champion reports they are reported in eight states and
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mexico. reporter: the state department of public health in arizona says as many as 1,000 people may have been recently exposed to the measles virus. at the phoenix area urgent care and specialty clinic, 200 people are being monitored. dr. tim jack's daughter maggie may have been exposed at the clinic. she is battling leukemia and cannot be vaccinated. >> there's a father side of me that's just [ censored ] and angry and wanting to protect my family. >> reporter: in arizona, there are now 7 confirmed measles cases. nationwide, cases climbed to 95 wednesday in eight states including michigan, arizona, utah, washington, colorado, oregon, and nebraska. >> the vaccine works by having a critical number of the population receiving the vaccine and then that disease is not prevalent in the community. >> reporter: the outbreak links back to two disneyland and disney california adventure visitors in december. california health officials say the outbreak is not just connected to park visitors
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anymore but now to the broader community. it's troubling considering measles is one of the top two contagious viruses known. >> we have given people a false sense of security and in situations like this outbreaks like this that really remind us of the importance of these diseases and really the benefit of vaccines. >> reporter: most of the infected were not vaccinated. don champion, cbs news, new york. >> last year the u.s. had a record 644 measles infections in 27 states. the disease had been largely eliminated in the year 2000. there's a deadline about an hour and a half from now for saving two hostages being held by isis. the terror group is holding a japanese journalist and a jordanian fighter pilot. isis threatens to kill them in jordan fails to release a failed female suicide bomber. federal regulators have approved their final report on a fire at chevron's richmond
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refinery in 2012. the fire started with an oil leak from a corroded pipe. the report found chevron had known the pipe was subject to corrosion but did nothing about it. it also says too many people were too close to the leaking pipe. and it recommends the city and county establish an oversight committee to monitor safety at the refinery. it's 5:09. it's been more than a month since the airasia plane crashed into the java sea. now some new details are coming out on who was flying the plane moments before it went down. >> plus, an epic blizzard pounds the northeast region dumping more than two feet in some parts. and now forecast he is are warning people in that area -- now forkers are warning people in that area of -- now forecasters are warning people in that area with more bad weather. >> near and record-breaking temperatures in the bay area. we'll pinpoint which day is the warmest. >> we learned that two muni lines are being rerouted around the scene of the earlier fire in the mission district. we'll show you how it's affecting the morning commute. but first, we want to know what
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good morning. welcome back to "kpix 5 morning news." we're taking a look out from san francisco towards the bay bridge east where currently in san francisco it is 50. oakland 48. both sites no wind. above average temperatures today but i'll tell you when you can expect rain that's straight ahead. >> thanks, roberta. new englanders still digging out from this week's blizzard and now they are getting ready for mow snow over the weekend. two weather systems could bring significant snow to the region again in the coming days meanwhile they are cleaning up. for one massachusetts man, this week's storm was a frightening and painful experience. he was injured by flying glass needed 70 stitches in his face. >> after i got whacked, i was scared because i was bleeding so much. and once i got a towel on it and got into my truck, you know, i calmed down then. >> a hearty bunch. the snowstorm was considered the sixth biggest in the boston
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area since 1935. new this morning, a lead investigator in airasia's fatal crash says the [ indiscernible ] pilot was controlling the plane before it went down in the java sea. authorities say this information has come to light after the plane's cockpit voice recorder was found. the copilot was controlling the plane before it crashed. the plane climbed at a high rate before plunging into the ocean. 162 people were on board in last month's flight from surabaya to singapore. only 70 bodies have been recovered. a storm damaged stretch of highway one set to re-open on highway one. last month's storm washed out a section of the road between mill valley and muir woods. caltrans had to shore it up with a retaining wall and repave it. because the weather has been so dry through january, caltrans has been able to finish the repairs ahead of schedule. it will re-open by noon today. if you live in muir woods
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that's a welcome sight. the detour added 25 minutes. it's 5:14. let's check in with liz for our traffic report. >> back out to san francisco. we got a call from a spokesman from muni saying there's some muni reroutes because of that fire last night in the city's mission district that large apartment fire. muni lines 14 and 49 are being rerouted away from mission near 22nd. it's being rerouted to south van ness. so heads up we're not sure how long that's going to be in effect. but again, those two muni lines are being rerouted as well as city streets in the area. 22 and mission are closed to vehicle traffic. so basically avoid the area if you can. bart crews are still on the scene. -- fire crews are still on the scene. anne makovec will have an update on the fire from last night in just a little bit. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. pretty good so far this morning coming into san francisco. metering lights are off. and the roadwork is already clear into the city once you
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reach the incline. left lanes are open. here's a live look at the golden gate go. no issues in marin county since we have been on the air. everything is quiet from novato down southbound 101 to sausalito and the golden gate bridge if you are a silicon valley commuter, don't want to forget about you folks, 880/237, there is a live look. everything is great between milpitas and sunnyvale. you can see all the green on the sensors. in fact, much of the south bay is still problem-free and relatively quiet. 880 the roadwork has officially cleared on southbound 880. we were waiting for it for a while. no longer there all wrapped up and these taillights that's traffic heading into downtown oakland and that's all moving fine from san leandro. altamont pass, one of our first spots to slow down, heaviest traffic kind of your usual stuff out of tracy on 205 and loosens up past north flynn. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." what does roberta have in store? let's check the forecast. >> no rain that's for sure. good morning. if you are heading out, let's
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take a look at san jose. actually what we're veering towards is levi's stadium. you can see it there in the distance under a partly cloudy sky. currently in san jose it's 45 degrees. winds are calm, relative humidity at 84%. numbers are stacked up from the 40s to the 50s except santa rosa currently at 39 degrees. we have visibility there down to a mile due to fog. central valley fog. hazy sunshine with moderate air quality. mild temperatures above average and we have a long period swell over the outer waters. that will cause us some sneaker waves at high tide and certainly some big breakers near the reefs and the sandbars during low tide. high pressure firmly in control will continue to warm the bay area through the end of the month which is saturday. that means the month of january will go down as the driest ever for san francisco. it will be the driest month of
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january ever for san jose, as well. in fact, this month of january will be the number one driest january in the weather record books dating back to 1850! so when will it rain? my long-range computer model suggests february 6. until then, 69 at the state capital. 72 in redding. 64 in fresno. heading to the greater lake tahoe area, we have spring-like conditions. kirkwood 2300 acres available for boarding and skiing. hey, if you head to alpine meadows, your ski ticket also gives you ample opportunities to ski at squaw valley for free. sun and clouds there today with 20 lifts available. locally we're talking about hazy sunshine, northwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. 61 in pacifica through 67 degrees in oakland. outside number today actually 69 in gilroy. the warmest weekend day will be saturday with record temperatures. we have high pressure in
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control through wednesday even though monday it clouded up a bit. there's an area of low pressure to the north of the bay area that wants to skim across mendocino county producing light rain but no rain for us here. long-range forecast predicts february 17, juliette's birthday, it will be dry. >> rain on february 6 and 7. >> thank you. time now 5:19. san francisco has rolled out a campaign on electronic cigarette health education. the city's tobacco-free project is being called the first of its kind in the country. it's running in bart and muni stations and buses for the next month. the campaign comes following a state health report warning of cancer-causing chemicals in ecigarettes. 5:19. nhl set to make a big announcement and some big news today for the south bay. details on the team that will also call san jose home coming up. >> hey, good morning, everybody.
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good morning. here's a live look at drivers heading to work heading somewhere across the san mateo bridge. drive time is 13 minutes now weiner hayward and foster city. the rest of your commute not quite as good. we'll show you your worst spots. "kcbs traffic" out the door is coming up. hey, good morning, everybody! over your coffee let me hit you with a little 49er news. as they are going internal to they are going to move jeep chris from the quarterback coach's role down over to the offensive coordinator role. he has been the team's quarterback coach since 2011. he was an offensive coordinator with the chargers, 1-15 that year. >> son keller will be a freshman quarterback at stanford next year. that's maria sharapova against ekaterina makarova. an all russian semi. and it is sharapova 6-3, 6-2 to gain the aussie open final
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against either madison keys or a screaming serena williams. keys beat venus williams in the quarterfinals. she won 7-6, 6-2, venus williams will look to winner had fifth aussie open. dawkins coasted in washington. couldn't be stopped. the huskies did dismiss the center earlier this week. 15 in the first half. stanford won 84-74. they are 6-2 in the pac-12. they led that game by as many as 26 points. that's sports at this hour. dennis o'donnell and his dashing good looks will be back later on today. see you later. [ laughter ] >> we like you, too, vern. play of the day now out of the nba. we got portland and cleveland. they are tied at 94. final seconds we are in the 4th quarter. watch. >> on their feet. shot clock at 7.
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[ screaming ] are you kidding me! >> how about that? that is a long three-pointer. the cavaliers added a couple more, too, and they beat 'em, 99-9 4. your play of the day. it looks like the sharks won't be the only pro hockey team calling san jose home next season. the team is expected to announce today its top minor league affiliate will move from worcester, massachusetts, to san jose. they are trying to get affiliates closer to the big league clubs to cut down on travel. >> worcester. >> there you go. >> thank you. 5:25. it's been three decades since the song, "we are the world," brought together the biggest names in music. the major impact that song still has today in the fight against poverty.
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>> and a violent crash killed a 24-year-old woman in san jose. now that city's mayor says plans are in the
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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 one person is dead and six others injured after flames ripped through a san francisco apartment building. what made fighting that blaze difficult for first responders? >> a california high school exercising extreme caution after the measles outbreak. what they are telling students who haven't been vaccinated. >> good morning, it's thursday, january 29. good to have you on board. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich in for
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michelle griego this morning. we're going to get a quick look now at our weather with roberta. >> it's about certain that this month of january will go down in the history books as the driest january on record for the city of san jose and san francisco. for this month of january we have no measurable precipitation for the month. and you want to compare that with this time last year. we had .6." this is the driest january since 1850. anywhere from partly cloudy skies to 45 degrees to clear skies in hayward at 46. sfo a few clouds we'll call it partly cloudy at this time. low 40s in fairfield through the delta. today winds will blow out of the northwest five to 15 miles per hour. average high temperature in san
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francisco 58. but we're forecasting 63 degrees. low 60s around the peninsula for the most part. before they turn the metering lights on at the bay bridge they are all in the cash lanes. again, the backups there extend to that first overcrossing you see in the distance just beyond the bay bridge parking lot. fastrak fine into san francisco. we have some updated information for you from chp. turns out that accident in castro valley is on on the ramp from castro valley boulevard to westbound 580. the freeway is not affected. there was a fire in the mission district overnight. we'll get a live report on that in just a minute. in the meantime traffic-wise mission street is closed around 22nd if you are traveling in the city. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." juliette, frank, back to you.
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>> thank you. back to that story in the mission. arson investigators will be at work soon trying to find what caused that fire that burned all night. it's still smoldering in the mission district. the fire is in a building at 22nd and mission streets. let's go back live to the scene for an update from kpix 5's anne makovec. anne. >> reporter: yeah. that's right. one person died. we know that. six people were injured and about 46 people were left homeless. the fire captain said there's fire still burning on the third floor where it appears this fire started. from 22nd and mission there were flames shattering windows causing exterior building trim to fall, still flaming. >> where are you going there? >> reporter: eventually enough flames to force san francisco firefighters out.
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>> there are the horns as you said earlier. that was an all-out evacuation call for the firefighters to -- first of all we made the call to get them off the roof because the roof became untenable. >> reporter: firefighters rescued several people early on six from a fire escape and a half dozen inside building. [ inaudible ] >> the thing about fire it's very dangerous it did travel and take off into the attic space. >> i started seeing, like, white smoke at first they were, like, i guess putting it out and then i started seeing, like, more flames moving towards more and morning, like, towards the outside corner. >> reporter: the initial attack turned into a defensive one with master streams of water sent from several hoses on ladders. all right. we are being kept a block away right now. mission street is still closessed. firefighters don't think arson is the cause. they have no idea what caused it. anne makevoc, kpix 5. mayor sam liccardo says changes are now on the way after a san jose woman died in an alleged street racing crash.
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kiet do is live in the silver creek valley area where there's a growing memorial to that victim. >> reporter: this is one of the largest makeshift memorials we have seen in san jose. dozens of candles and stacks of flowers photos with the #slowdown. the mayor was out here with a candlelight vigil promising a quick response with speed trailers and later electronic signage in an effort to get drivers to slow down. 24-year-old kiran pabla was killed monday afternoon. she was jogging on the redmond when two drivers were rate -- road monday when two drivers were racing and veered off the road and pinned her against the tree. people gathered last night to pay their respects. >> we were here, one second later on even a fraction of a second later she could have
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jogged faster or slower. she could have been saved. >> every memory of her is with a smile. you know? she -- she wasn't the type to put herself at risk for anything. it's unfortunate the way that she went. [ inaudible ] [ cursing ] [ inaudible ] >> he killed her daughter. >> reporter: it was an emotional outburst from the victim's family as one of the drivers appeared in court. investigators say the two drivers who were street racing although they did not know each other. there have been some increased patrols along this stretch of yerba buena road. and the department of transportation say the accident rate along this road is comparable when compared to roads that are similar in san jose. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. new this morning, the measles outbreak started in
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southern california has now infected 95 people in eight states and mexico. most of the cases are in california. and most of those are directly linked to disneyland. in riverside county palm desert high school has suspended 66 students for two weeks because they have not been immunized. most of those with the disease were not vaccinated. >> we have given people a false sense of security and in situations like this, outbreaks like this, it really reminds us of the importance of these diseases and really the benefit of vaccines. >> in arizona seven cases are confirmed. and as many as 1,000 people may have recently been exposed. a lawyer from the san francisco public defender's office ended up in handcuffs at the hall of justice. >> arrest me. >> it happened tuesday afternoon. the public defender jami tillotson got between her client and police who apparently wanted to interview him about a burglary.
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police say tillotson was detained for obstruction. >> i was arrested for what we do as public defenders every day. i spoke to my client explaining his rights as is our duty as public defenders, our clients rights are always protected. at that point, i was told that i was interfering and i would be taken into custody. >> police are still investigating the incident. we asked around and no one at the hall of justice can ever remember anything like this ever happening before. cuban president raoul castro wants the u.s. to return its base at guantanamo bay and lift the trade embargo before the two nations reestablish normal relations. castro is pushing towards full diplomatic relations but says if these problems aren't resolved, diplomatic rapprochement wouldn't make any sense. president obama announced renewed relations with the island nation last month. there's a deadline now about an hour from now for saving two hostages being held by isis. the terror group holding a
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japanese journalist and a jordanian fighter pilot. isis threatening to kill them if jordan does not release that failed female suicide bomber. that's the message in a new audio recording believed to be the voice of that japanese journallities shown here. the proposed prisoner swap puts japan and jordan at odds with long-standing u.s. policy. we don't make concessions to terrorists. um, that is our policy. every country has the ability and the right to make decisions. >> okay. >> about obviously within the realm of what is acceptable by international law. >> isis had previously offered to spare the life of the pilot but not to free him. it's 5:38. global shares fell today after oil prices plunged and the federal reserve issued a reminder that it's still likely to raise interest rates this year. jill wagner of joins us from new york. >> reporter: good morning.
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we'll get a better idea about how falling oil prices impacting the energy companies. they will start to report their finances for the last quarter today. yesterday, oil prices fell again and that caused a sell- off. the dow fell 195 points, the nasdaq dropped 43. about 6 million americans will have to pay a penalty this tax season for not having healthcare coverage. it's part of president obama's affordable care act. the treasury department says taxpayers will face fines up to 1% of their income. amazon is not just about book delivery anymore. it's starting an email service for businesses. it's called work mail. it puts amazon in direct competition with microsoft for part of the corporate email market. amazon says its program is more secure and simple to use. >> jill, a lot of people watching right now might be running a little late for work. it turns out they are in good company, huh? >> a new survey from career builder found that one in five
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workers is late at least one a month one in ten late once a week the most common reason traffic followed by lack of sleep trying to get the kids to school, and wardrobe issues. for me, it's wardrobe indecision. >> we can't blame traffic, can we? [ laughter ] >> there's no traffic when we're coming in. >> no one on the road but me. >> jill wagner of, thank you. always on time. >> always. thank you. the nation's largest prepaid mobile provider must pay a $40 million settlement. federal regulators cracked down on track phones saying customers were deceived by advertisement promising unlimited data plans. it's a practice known as throttling. contrary to track phone's marketing claims, the feds say they would cut off or slow consumers' data after they exceeded certain limits. 5: 40. we have a pig problem in san
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jose. wild boars on the loose creating a mess in yards. what the city is doing now to fix the problem. >> plus, you know saturn for its rings but this may have the planet beat. the astronomical discovery we are learning about. >> and a live look at the bay bridge. a lot of folks are coming in nice and early. a lot of traffic out there. liz has you covered. roberta has your forecast coming up.
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good morning, it is pre- friday or little friday as elizabeth likes to say. welcome back to "kpix 5 morning news." we're looking out towards alcatraz. you can barely see it. we have clear skies. it's just dark. sun-up at 7:16. we have your full thursday, friday and weekend forecast
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still coming up. all right. take a look at this scientists discovered a planet like system with rings 200 times the size of saturn. j1407b is about 400 light-years from earth. astronomers say it's the first time they have seen anything like it outside our solar system. they also say it's so big, that if it was in our solar system it would dominate the night sky. >> needs a new name. [ laughter ] >> really. happening today the giants trio of gleaming world series trophies will be on display in hayward. they are going to be making the rounds and have been around the bay area and the country. remember they were in new york, too. giants fans posed for pictures for the 2010, 2012 and 2014 trophies in daly city earlier this week. today's public viewing in hayward, from 4 to 6 p.m. it's being held at the city hall rotunda. go check it out. there may be an explanation for a fighter jet fly-by that's
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the talk of berkeley. a blogger calling himself the culprit claims the f-18 flyover near the uc campus was a shoutout from his sibling in the navy. he told the website berkeley side the pilot was my brother and i'm a grad student at cal. it was an awesome personal airshow. well, the plane flew over the golden gate tuesday dipped to 2500 feet over berkeley, witnesses say the pilot rocked his wings in what appears to be a salute. >> top gun kind of thing going on there. >> private viewing. >> maverick, how are you doing, bro? how about traffic on a mini friday, liz? >> little friday. meteorologist i used to work with in north carolina used to call thursdays that. just a couple of more mornings for the commute. metering lights are on at the bay bridge switched on at 5:42. stacked up to the 880 overcrossing and unfortunately, fastrak users are stuck in the backup, as well. on the bridge everything is
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fine into san francisco. if you are traveling around san francisco, you want to avoid a problem spot in san francisco's mission district. the number of fire crews are still out there putting out hot spots after yesterday's fire. mission street remains closed at 22nd street so again they are still on scene even though the fire is contained. there's still some areas smoldering. we'll get another live report from our anne makovec in just a few minutes. also muni has to be rerouted around that area lines 14 and 49 rerouted away from mission to south van ness until further notice until fire crews can leave the scene that's between 21st and 23rd. here's a live look near the dublin interchange. westbound 580 it looks pretty typical for this time of the morning. starting to slow now as you get closer and closer to 680 and the dublin interchange. kind of meeting up with other slow traffic coming out of the altamont pass. so now it's just slow and go sluggish through this corridor from tracy, 20 minutes between the altamont pass and 680.
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not a lot of red sensors there so just kind of a continual wall of slow traffic. in the south bay nothing much to speak of. you can see a few delays beginning on 101 northbound as you pass the 280/680 interchange. but not too bad on the guadalupe parkway 280 through downtown san jose w and if you are continuing your ride along the peninsula, everything looks great past sfo. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. maybe looking good because it's so dry outside. here's roberta. i thought i would compare our dry conditions with the sonoran desert. we take you to phoenix and look at the super bowl forecast. good morning, everyone. at the university of phoenix today we have impending rain showers. it's currently in the upper 50s with the rain developing. tomorrow it looks like it will be 63 degrees with the cool showers occasional rain on friday. it will be dry for the super bowl. dry -- they've roof so it doesn't matter if it rains through saturday. but here locally no rain at all. this is the driest ever for the
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city of san francisco. this is the driest ever for san jose. we're talking about weather records going back to 1850. and we're now the driest january on record in san francisco and in san jose. looking out toward san jose, currently right now 45 degrees. calm winds, humidity 86%. santa rosa 39 degrees. one mile visibility due to areas of fog. so some valley fog slipping in through the back doors today. hazy sunshine as a result. some very mild temperatures. we have long period swells especially during high tide today causing some sneaker waves. ridge of high pressure dominating our forecast. clouds in phoenix subtropical in nature. as the high expands we have warming through the end of the month of january which is saturday. so no rain for this month at all. 69 at the state capital. 60 partly cloudy in eureka today. 48 degrees on the south shore
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where currently it's 23. our sun-up today at 7:1. sun 7:16. temperatures above normal for this time. year. average high 58 in san francisco. 63. average high 59 in san jose. 66. so this has been extremely warm month of january here in bay area, as well. so as we take a look at the forecast on sunday the first day of february, it will be dry. we have no rain in the forecast on monday except to the north in mendocino county and we have a chance of rain next thursday. let's track that together. all you have to do is download our cbs bay area weather app. check the conditions in your area, get realtime radar if we ever get rain in the bay area you can track it. search "kpix" in the app store and download the cbs bay area weather app. it's now available for iphone and android. it's super fun and easy to use. even you can use it, frank.
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>> well, come on now. [ laughter ] >> i have been so nice to you this morning, too. >> it's really interesting -- >> picking on the boy. >> in phoenix they are getting more rain in the desert than we are in the bay area. >> february 6 i'm marking that down. this will make you feel old. it's been 30 years since musicians recorded "we are the world." ♪[ music ]♪ >> a group of the original performers and organizers reunited at the grammy museum in los angeles to mark the anniversary. since its release in 1985, "we are the world" has raised more than $66 million to fight famine and poverty in africa. >> 30 years. hard to believe. >> we'll be right back.
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police say christopher cruz started it all when he slowed down in front of an suv which had bumped his bike. when other bikers attacked the vehicle, the driver fled running one of them over. other bikers chased him down and attacked him. cruz pleaded guilty yesterday and is expected to serve four months. we are now getting an inside look at this week's brazen gold heist in san francisco. we have some surveillance photos of the robbers inside that wells fargo museum. one suspect looks like he is taking something from a case while another appears to have something shiny in his arms. they got in by plowing an suv right through the front doors of the montgomery street tuesday bank. wells fargo confirms the suspects made off with about 10 ounces of real gold. so far the bank hasn't said how much that gold is worth. san jose now has a permanent solution to handle wild pigs that destroyed lawns and property. the boars have torn up lawns and golf courses in almaden valley and other open space areas. tuesday night the city council
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approved a permanent ordinance allowing licensed trappers to catch and kill the pigs. >> they come in the middle of the night and rip up everybody's lawn. usually they start in the park and make their way and find the wettest lawns and that's the one they rip up. >> the pigs must be trapped and caged before they are shot. and only people with state permits can do it. while his former teammates are prepping port super bowl on sunday, a former patriot is facing murder charges. aaron hernandez accused of the 2013 shooting death of a former pro football player whose body was found near his home in massachusetts. opening statements today in the trial. hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the case. in a separate incident, he is also charged in 2012 of a double murder in downtown boston. he is also pleaded not guilty to that. firefighters are still on scene after a huge fatal fire
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lit up the mission district overnight. we have new information on the status of the building from a chief here on scene next. >> reporter: it has been just three days after a tragic crash involving what police say were racers. i'm kiet do with a live report on the changes that the cit
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firefighters are still at the scene a massive fire in a mixed use building in san francisco's mission district. it started last night around 7:00. at least one person was killed. >> jordanian pilot moaz al- kassasbeh will be killed immediately. >> isis has released a new message extending the deadline now for a prisoner swap to 6:30 a.m. pacific time. the voice on the message is said to be kenji goto one of two hostages now being held by the militants. >> the father side of me that's just [ bleep ]'ed off and angry and wanting to protect my family.
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>> the measles outbreak that started at disneyland has grown to nearly 100 cases in eight states now. most patients were unvaccinated. health officials say the outbreak is not just connected to disneyland visitors anymore. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> want to make sure we get justice. captions by: caption colorado linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. >> good morning, i'm juliette goodrich in for michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. we are covering a developing story in san francisco right now. at least one person was killed in a fire that has burned through the night. dozens of firefighters are still on the scene in the mission district. the fire is in a building at 22nd and mission streets. and kpix 5's anne makovec just got an update from the fire department at the scene. what can you tell us, anne? >> reporter: the building is unstable. this is still a dangerous scene so firefighters are keeping


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