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happened yesterday near the eastmont town center. kpix 5 reporter devin fehely on the taser injury... that requir surgery. "parent kenya davis: where y son? why is he in an ambula why did he have to get tase" those questions still haunt
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>> where's my son? like why is he in a ambulance. why did he have to get tased ? >> reporter: that still haunts her more than 24 hours after her son was tasered and arrested by oakland police. >> my son ran and they tased him in the head. >> reporter: the prong in the taser lodged in the back of her son's head and had to be surgically removed at highland hospital this afternoon. >> i think that is so appalling. like why would you aim for a child and they knew they were kids? in the back of the head? >> reporter: davis says her son is facing charges of evading arrest and assault on a police officer but believes the department overreacted treating a bunch of kids like hardened criminals. >> i think they went about it the wrong way. he didn't have a weapon. he wasn't a threat. all he did was run. >> reporter: in oakland, devin fehely, kpix 5. >> we have been asking oakland
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police all day about this story. they promised to send us a statement but we have yet to hear anything. we'll keep following up with them san jose police just released surveillance video that they hope will lead them to suspected armed robbers. they are looking for this guy, you can see the man walk into the 7-eleven back in august on east santa clara street and immediately pull out a gun demanding money from the clerk. he wasn't alone. his lookout was waiting just outside with the bikes they used to get away on east santa clara street. former 49ers player bruce miller pleaded not guilty today to charges connected to an attack at a san francisco hotel. the 29-year-old appeared before a judge accompanied by his family today. miller is charged with seven felonies including elder abuse and one misdemeanor. prosecutors say that he beat a 70-year-old man and his 29-year- old son with a cane. after mistakenly trying to get into their room at the north
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beach marriott on september 5. surveillance video there shows miller in the hallways. he eventually stumbled to the nearby travelodge where he was arrested. 49ers released him shortly after that arrest. campaign 2016. with less than a week until election day, the presidential race is heating up. both hillary clinton and donald trump are making a final push to win the critical battleground state. this is live look at a trump rally happening right now in pensacola, florida. it started within the last half- hour. both candidates are neck and neck in the state. veronica de la cruz shows us how the candidates are spending their final few days campaigning. >> reporter: liz, over the next few days, expect to see a lot of clinton and trump in arizona, florida, nevada and pennsylvania. both are stepping up their outreach to black and latino voters. >> i see all these signs, cubans for trump. cubans. [ applause and cheers ] >> love cubans. >> reporter: donald trump singled out minority supporters during one of his three florida
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rallies today. >> thank you, fellas. that's so good. blacks for trump! that's so nice. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: increased attention comes as trump and his allies are doing their best to pull in black and latino voters who usually vote democratic. the message is being reinforced by the rnc releasing a new tv ad targeting blacks. >> this is our opportunity. we are asking for your vote. vote republican. >> reporter: hillary clinton focused on hispanic voters when she went to las vegas this afternoon. she says trump started the campaign insulting mexicans. >> if you're latino you know what life would be like because we would have a president who doesn't see you as american at all. >> reporter: arizona and florida are two of the final four states cbs news still considers a toss-up. hispanics could be the deciding factor in both states. the clinton campaign released new ads aimed at getting latino voters out to the polls and trump made an expensive ad buy for tonight's world series
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game. raise? >> veronica, thank you. a major firearms manufacturer says gun sales are up and the election may have something to do with it. sturm ruger says its 3rd quarter earnings were up 66% compared to the same time last year. the company also says gun sales are up across the industry based on fbi data on background checks. gun control is a hot topic in the election. hillary clinton wants more gun control and wants to ban assault weapons and some people are trying to buy now for fear of more gun control if she wins. berkeley first city in the nation to pass a special tax on soda now san francisco-oakland and albany are all voting next tuesday on that. today a group called the bigger picture inflated what appeared to be a coke can on the berkeley high school campus. but take another look. it actually says type 2 diabetes. the group says that it hopes to educate students about what it
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calls the health democratic caused by sugary drinks. next tuesday join liz, allen, veronica and me for election night team coverage beginning at 3 p.m. in the afternoon. we'll have the insights from political experts including phil matier and melissa caen and reporters covering races all over the bay area. and much more on campaign 2016 coming up at 5:30 on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." another piece of the old bay bridge is on its way out. caltrans crews started removing the first of 14 smaller trusses from the old eastern span today. each weighs 1.7 million pounds. crews cut the piece away from the bridge then lowered it down to a barge. they dismantle it at the port of oakland and send it to recyclers. this is phase 2 of a three-part process to dismantle the bridge. the final phase is expected to be finished by the end of 2018. a big project broke ground today at a caltrain station in
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santa clara. it's meant to help riders feel more safe. the transit agency is planning to construct a $14 million pedestrian and bicycle tunnel at the santa clara station. people will be able to access the tunnel from brokaw road. the idea is to allow passengers to reach the station's platform without having to cross the tracks. money to pay for the tunnel is coming from previously approved tax measures. getting new information on the two police officers who were shot and killed in iowa. both were ambushed. they were shot while sitting in their patrol cars. danielle nottingham on the gunman who was well known to lawmakers. >> reporter: the manhunts for scott green who police say gunned down two iowa police officers overnight ended quietly on this rural road when he gave himself up to an employee of the state department of natural resources. >> he flagged down an employee of the dnr, presented his id to
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that employee, and asked that that employee call 911. >> reporter: greene was wanted for killing two police officers. the first, just after 1 a.m. in greene's hometown of urbandale. the second 20 minutes later and two miles away in des moines. police say they were ambushed. >> definitely was no opportunity for the officers to defend themselves or respond to the attack. both officers were seated in their cars and were shot while they were sitting. >> reporter: the officers were identified as des moines sergeant anthony beminio and urbandale officer justin martin greene was no stranger to lawmakers. he was issued a warning for trespass at a football game at his daughter's high school for waving a confederate flag during the national anthem. >> he just picked some people of color to wave it in front of and although they didn't complain to us there's people in the crowd that felt that was offensive and he should be removed from the stadium. >> reporter: police took greene to a hospital after he complained of a medical
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condition. charges haven't been announced. danielle nottingham, cbs news, iowa. robin williams' widow breaks her silence. >> coming up, what she says he was going through for years before committing suicide. >> and consumerwatch reporter julie watts. would you let a baby sleep in a box? why some say these boxes could help save a baby's life. >> and from gaming to healthcare, we'll take you inside the latest in virtual reality technology shown off right here in the bay area. ,,,,,,,,
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the mae gave her top executive managed aa huge pay raiseet, and a lavish car allowance, run up a deficit, then cut jos for local teenagers, and cut after-school program. no wonder tchronicle called mae torlakson "flat-out unprepared" for the assembly. they endorse tim grayson.
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as mayor of concord, grayson balanced the budget every yer while doing more for kids. tim grayson for assembly. on his private struggles. os for the first time since he died two years ago, robby williams' widow is shedding life on his health. she talked about the marin comic's battle with lou ee body "lewy bodies." reporter: susan williams says robin williams' suicide was not just caused by depression. >> depression with came in only near the end. probably within a few months. it wasn't a predominant symptom. >> reporter: robin williams had
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"lewy bodies" dementia which affects nearly 1.5 million people. >> he had it throughout his whole body. >> reporter: it's difficult to diagnose. alzheimer's and parkinson's which he was diagnosed with cause similar symptoms including hallucination, muscle stiffness, confusion, loss of memory. williams says she first knew that there was a problem when robin experienced gut discomfort during a celebration of their second wedding anniversary in 2013. tests for diverticulitis were negative but she says williams' response was alarming. >> rob and i had been together for six years to that point and i knew my husband's normal baseline of fear and anxiety and his fear and anxiety spiked and sustained at a level that was very scary. >> reporter: she says the next 10 months were spent chasing symptom after symptom. just a few months before he died, williams was diagnosed with parkinson's.
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but still questioned doctors about whether he had alzheimer's, dementia, even schizophrenia. now his widow has a message for caregivers. >> it's hard to hold on to this. but to remember that their loved one's symptoms are coming from the brain disease. it's not coming from their heart. >> susan williams has written an editorial for the journal "neurology" entitled the terrorist inside my husband's brain. in one quote she says it felt like he was drowning in his symptoms and i was drowning with him. overwhelming to say the least, ken and liz. >> thank you. parents-to-be often spend a lot to outfit a nursery. but some parenting experts are now saying a relatively simple cardboard box could work well as a cradle or crib. consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains. >> reporter: it's a far cry from a fancy crib a simple cardboard box that lowered the
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infant mortality in several european countries. >> it's a tradition that started in finland. >> reporter: she is bringing baby boxes to san francisco. >> it's 100%. >> reporter: she says the box promotes the safest way for an infant to sleep on the back in their own sleep space and without lose toys or blankets. that's just some of the safe sleep information her company gives to parents along with the box. >> baby box are not better as a safe space than any other compliant sleep space on the market. >> reporter: in finland all parents get the baby box. the woman's baby box company is doing the same here. you can purchase a box. parents to take a free online class at baby university get a certificate for a free box filled with goodies. >> i don't think it's helpful for us as a society to tell parents they have to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on a sleep space for their child who will outgrow it in six months. >> reporter: it's a mobile crib easy to transport and sleep
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safety experts insist a firm flat surface is a safer alternative to a car seat or parent's bed. >> allot of -- a lot of it is having knowledge of child development. >> reporter: these mothers could sleep better. >> i think they are pretty amazing. >> reporter: now, baby boxes are only recommended for babies under 6 months and you should never transport a baby in the box or place a box on an elevated surface. the key to the program though is education. of course, back is best on a firm flat mattress which of course comes with the box. and studies also show sleeping in a parent's room reduces the risk of sudden infant death. back to you guys. >> thank you. two bay area-based grocery chains are becoming one. pleasanton ton based safeway is buying all five andronico's markets. the company that acquired andronico's out of bankruptcy in 2011 approached safeway earlier this year to buy the
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stores in berkeley, los altos, san anselmo and san francisco. andronico's employees will continue working with the same pay and benefits. the stores will be renamed safeway community markets. the deal is expected to be final next month. san francisco the portal to the future this week. the virtual reality developers conference kicks off today and kiet do on how the technology is changing the way people do business. >> reporter: there is so much cutting edge stuff to see at the virtual reality developers conference that we didn't even know we wanted it until now. of course, there are the videogames. this is one of the first games designed from the ground up for vr. >> virtual reality is a new frontier for video gaming like nobody knows the rules. playing this flying around at shooting, very good. >> reporter: then there's the maker of the only headset with cameras built into the goggles
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to track your eyes. the system knows where you're looking and only renders the sharp graphics within your field of view seen here in the green circle. it's called foviated rendering and saves energy and improving performance and leaves everything else blurry to save on battery. 21 separate cameras record a 360-degree picture to let you relive life's moments. >> so let's say you want to view your wedding. it's one thing to see what you and your wife and spouse was doing but what about reaction of everyone else? >> reporter: this lets you have 36 monitors on a virtual desktop change the background even add furniture. >> it's a virtual corner office for everyone. >> reporter: yes, the headsets are still bulky and most are still tethered with wires. despite the recent major advances, vr is still in its
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infancy. conference organizers say vr will go mainstream soon. >> we're looking at minimum 5 to 10 years probably. >> there are a lot of obstacles in the way for vr but it's cool. >> reporter: in san francisco, kiet do, kpix 5. it's that time of year where people enjoy a fire but before you light a fireplace there are new rules this month a new ban went into effect that prohibits wood fireplaces in new homes under construction here in the bay area and those remodeling their old fireplaces will only be allowed to install a gas fueled or electric device. these new rules coincide with the start of new winter "spare the air" season. ♪[ music ] undoubtedly some heaters were on this morning. we saw some upper 30s in mendocino county away from the water. it was chilly throughout the bay area but a beautiful sunny clear mild afternoon. one chance of rain. will it impact your weekend activities? the answer is next.
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>> and coming up all new at 6:00 tonight, women fighting for equal footing in one of the world's most elite surfing competitions. the plans that could force mavericks to be "more" inclusive. >> but first the markets were down today.
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the u.s. is the beacon of freedom around the world. those of us who served in the military are very proud of that. i believe very, very strongly in our country and what we stand for. i went to iraq in 2004 to fight for freedom. for generations, our troops have sacrificed for our freedoms. one of the most important things we do is vote - to protect that freedom. i'm tom steyer. let's make the people we're so proud of, proud of us.
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please. vote. vote. vote. vote. the start of november and it's really start to feel that
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nice winter fall chill. >> a fireplace, yeah, huh? >> it's getting cool at night. >> today was the best of both worlds. nice and mild and sunny in the afternoon for folks who want to hold on to summer but this morning, it felt like november. we were 41, 42, 43 degrees in sonoma, napa county. get away from the water, alamo you dropped down to 44. so chilly start to the mild finishes. if you are cool with that, mother nature is going to roll on through the weekend with that theme. current temperatures outside, right in that comfort zone from 66 in san francisco, 71 in oakland. 71 in san jose. and right now 68 degrees in santa rosa. so temperatures outside are quite comfortable with mainly sunny skies and beautiful visibility. but if you are heading to the beach, over the next 24 hours, watch out at the coastline especially tomorrow. there's a high surf advisory. not the biggest waves we have ever seen but they will be big when you combine the swells and breakers on top of them. we are talking about waves in excess of 20 feet so on a sunny calm day, the ocean will not be calm. don't turn your back to the ocean. watch out for some sneaker
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waves as well if you are taking your family or going for a walk on the beach yourself. mountain view tonight another chilly one for you. 49. fremont 48. vallejo 46. napa santa rosa your cooler. could see some fog in sonoma and napa valley tonight. santa rosa down to 42 and fairfield 44 degrees. here's the setup. a ridge of high pressure to our south not over the bay area, no 80s this time of the year. but we'll see about two or three different low pressure areas being block to the north. what this ridge will do it's like a bouncer not allowing access of these storms to get into california. so for the necessary 3 to 4 days, we are looking at temperatures mild, mainly clear sky, filtered sunshine out there and the storms passing well to the north. futurecast tomorrow san francisco looking gorgeous. mid- to upper 60s with mainly sunny skies. our one chance of rain and there is only one comes in very quickly late saturday night early sunday. if you are going to have weekend rainfall, might as well
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have it saturday night and sunday morning unless you're staying up late on saturday that will be the case because this will come in around midnight and gone by sunrise. north bay up to a quarter inch, probably less. not a significant storm. just some light rain. then the only chance of rain for the next seven days. really good-looking temperatures tomorrow if you can spend some time outside maybe lunch up in san rafael, high 71. redwood city 72. livermore 73. vallejo 70. napa 73. everybody a chilly start, sunny finish. warmest day is friday. we cloud up saturday afternoon but still pleasant and dry. cooler in the afternoon on sunday. next week partly sunny mainly dry. kind of odd that october was very wet but the first week or first 10 days of november are rather dry. that's your forecast. we'll be back with more news coming up in 2 minutes.
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we can't go back to the years of devastating cuts to public education. so vote yes on prop 55. prop 55 prevents $4 billion in new education cuts, without raising taxes on anyone, and with strict accountability. budget forecasts show if we don't pass prop 55 big cuts that hurt our kids are coming, and california will suffer budget deficits all over again. so vote yes on 55. because it helps our children thrive.
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uber has updated its rideshg app. er asks for a smarter and simpler or just a little bit creepy? uber has updated its ridesharing app in a new feature uber asking for access to your contacts list. it will allow people to see where you are going. the idea is to help friends meet up. but some are saying it's too much sharing. the feature is only available if you turn it on. hm. >> all right. that's it for kpix 5 news at 5:00. [chuckling] >> the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> allen and veronica will be right back here at 6:00. remember, the latest news and weather, always on
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man: in cities big and small, newspapers all over say it's time. woman: time to legalize and regulate marijuana in california. man: time to "vote yes on prop 64." woman: it's "better for public health, for law and order and for society." man: "it makes sense to regulate and tax" marijuana. woman: "prop 64 would bring discipline and oversight." man: "prop 64 is the first step toward a rational drug policy." woman: "it's time for a new approach." man: vote yes on 64.
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he's the drug company big shot who raised the price of a lifesaving pill by five thousand percent. said he wished he'd raised it more. prop sixty-one targets drug company price-gouging to save lives. the drug price relief act will save californians nearly a billion dollars a year. join the california nurses association and aarp and vote yes on sixty-one. the drug giants won't like it.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: in cold blood. >> these officers were ambushed. >> pelley: two iowa cops are shot to death as they sat in patrol cars. a suspect is in custody. two police forces are grief stricken. igso tonight, as trump and clinton make their closing arguments, we hear the concerns of millennial voters. >> neither party deserves the black vote. >> i think we do need law and order in this country. af i have never been more afraid in my life than i have been throughout this election. >> pelley: hard times in the oil patch. schools go to a four-day week. >> let's go cubs! >> pelley: and we double team our world series coverage with dean 'n' don. ge as the front page of the "chicago tribune" says today, ri


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