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>> live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area eight uber driver price of armed carjackers in one of three attempted carjackings within 1 mile of each other. good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i am anne makovec. >> and i am michelle griego. police are now investigating if they are connected and kpix 5's jackie ward spoke with one man and has more from police headquarters. >> reporter: in just 30 minutes san francisco police say three suspects tried carjackings three different vehicles and one showed a gun to the victim the first happened at night in harrison when a uber driver
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said he was waiting at a light when three people suddenly charged his car. >> they were pointing a gun at me and i cannot letting him and he kept trying to open my door and he finally opened it. >> reporter: the driver said he was hit by paramedics determined him to be okay. minutes after the first carjacking attempt at a half a block down ninth the same suspect smashed a front window of this car while the driver was parked and the rest is able or. >> having a window broken on you is always really terrifying . i am just really glad that i got out of this with a little bit of a cut . >> reporter: in all three cases
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the suspects were able to escape and the victims do not get hurt. police are saying this is not normal activity. >> it is definitely unusual but we do experts carjackings throughout the city, but i would not say that there is an uptick. >> reporter: police are collecting footage from nearby businesses who may have cut them in action . police say that they do have descriptions but they are not making that information public. in san francisco jackie ward, kpix 5 . we are following breaking news with the high school in oakland closed right now because of planned testing for a toxic substance related to a chemical found in the groundwater under the campus. the school district will be holding a news conference at 1:30 this afternoon to give an update on the situation as you can watch it live streaming on cbsn bay area on www.kpix.com or on other digital platforms .
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two separate crashes happen overnight near lark avenue. one was a runaway crash involving a jeep and acura and the second a solo motorcycle crash and was left smoldering and the driver is critically injured with four others suffering minor injuries and the driver is facing dui charges. and other overnight crash happened in san jose near the jackson road offramp. it has several signs and one person was pronounced dead on the scene and the cause of the crash is not known. new at 12:00, san mateo police hope this will solve a missing person's case. sherry roach was 17 years old when she went missing in 1976 picture she is as a teenager and detectives are working to
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release this age progressed image of sherry roach he would be 60 to 61 years old today and is 5'5" with blue eyes and wore glasses. a missing hiker was found in marin county. doctors believe he suffered a stroke and a fall during his hike earlier this week and they found robert bennett your big rock ridge in marinwood tuesday night and had been missing since monday afternoon and bennett is currently recovering at the icu . barron county authorities continue to search for 77-year-old carol kiparsky and her 72-year-old husband ian irwin . a sonar sweep turned up nothing and they plan to keep searching over the weekend. new at 12:00, a federal judge sentenced president trump's alley roger stone to a little more than three years in prison. skyler henry has more from the federal courthouse in washington, d.c.. >> reporter: roger stone left
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the courthouse after a judge sentenced the operative to 41 months behind bars for obstruction, lying to congress, and when is tampering to get stemmed from his investigation with a stream of controversy last week. attorney general william barr overruled the sentencing recommendation of his own department prosecutors but wanted stone to serve nine years in prison and the decision of william barr became public after president trump criticized the recommendation calling it a miscarriage of justice. >> i thought it was a rough thing that happens to roger stone. >> reporter: the judge agreed seven or nine years would be greater than necessary and took the age into consideration. during the sentencing hearing the president tweeted again questioning the fairness of prosecutors. the trial of roger stone not
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only has some split inside the justice department but outside the courthouse they are calling on the operative to be in jail and supporters who say president trump should pardon him. >> reporter: the decision to commute the sentence of former illinois governor rod blagojevich among others has increased the speculation for a pardon for stone pick the president said he thinks the stone has been treated very unfairly. skyler henry, cbs news, washington, d.c. >> descendents of stone will not start right away. the judge considers the motion for a new trial. a look at the winners and losers of the latest democratic debate which was one of the most fiery yet. natalie brand reports most were targeted at newcomer michael bloomberg. michael bloomberg was in the spotlight and under fire from fellow candidates eager to attack the competitor who has been rising in the polls. >> i like to talk about who we are running against. a billionaire who calls women fat . and i am not talking
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about donald trump. i'm talking about mayor bloomberg. >> elizabeth warren was his toughest critic. >> we have a very few nondisclosure agreements. >> hammann is not? back but all candidates have their sights set on the mayor and brought attacks on his policy. >> he had policies in new york city of stop and frisk which went after african-american and latino people. >> the policy was abhorrent, and it was a violation of every right that people have. >> reporter: ben mike bloomberg said he was embarrassed i stop and frisk and attempted to push the conversation to defeating the current president. >> i cannot think of a way that would make it easier for donald trump to get elected the listening to this conversation.
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>> reporter: president trump called the performance of michael bloomberg perhaps the worst in the debate history adding if this doesn't document of the race nothing will. the campaign watchers also gave him lackluster reviews. >> he literally felt like a visitor on the stage last night. it didn't feel he was a part of the party. >> reporter: bloomberg picked up new endorsements after the debate with elizabeth warren who had the most speaking time and most jabs at her competitors tells a spike in fundraising. natalie brand, cbs news, washington. >> bloomberg is not on the ballot in nevada that he will be back on the debate stage during the tuesday debate is going on in south carolina cohosted by cbs news. tom steyer did not qualify for the debate last night, but i had a chance to catch up with him this morning on cbsn bay area and he had a surprising take about who won the debate but first i like to ask you what you thought of the debate.
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>> i thought the debate last night had a big winner named donald trump that i thought that in fact the candidates were so busy bickering with each other that they forgot that they were there to fight for the american people and beat mr. trump. >> tom steyer went on to criticize michael bloomberg to say he is running in the wrong primary and said it was very difficult for a democrat to justify stop and frisk which was carried out while he was the mayor of new york and we also ask about an issue central to his campaign and that is climate change. >> i'm the only person running for president who was a the climate is the number one priority. i said i would declare a state of emergency and start to use the emergency powers of the presidency to order the corporations to start to move to clean energy. i will do it from the standpoint of environmental justice. >> you can watch the full interview with tom steyer on
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cbsn bay area streaming 24 hours a day on www.kpix.com and on other digital platforms. check of the special section leading up to the california primary on www.kpix.com . new at 12:00, a step today by usc to make college more accessible offering free tuition to families making under $80,000 with the new policy kicks in for the upcoming school year and the president of usc hopes it will encourage lower and in total income students to apply. coming up, a paraglider gets stuck in powerlines and the rescue outside sacramento. plus what happens in las vegas up early doesn't always stay there and the major hack attack . we are watching temperatures rise after a chilly start and you can see the high level clouds we will talk about the temperatures on the rise and even into the end of the workweek also tracking the next weather system with details coming up.
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i thought steyer was brilliant in that moment. we have not said one word tonight about race. not one word. are you kidding me? the heart and soul of this party is diversity. when a kid succeeds in columbia, south carolina - in las vegas, nevada - that is a triumph for every american. people don't know tom steyer. i've known tom steyer for fifteen years. his commitment on racial justice and social justice is rock solid. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. metastatic breast cancer is relentless, but i was relentless first. relentless about learning the first song we ever danced to.
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about teaching him to put others first. about helping her raise her first child. and when i was first diagnosed, my choice was everyday verzenio. it's the only one of its kind that can be taken every day. it gives us more time without cancer progressing. verzenio is the only cdk4 & 6 inhibitor approved with hormonal therapy that can be taken every day for postmenopausal women with hr+, her2- mbc. diarrhea is common, may be severe, or cause dehydration or infection. at the first sign of diarrhea, call your doctor, start an anti-diarrheal, and drink fluids. before taking verzenio, tell your doctor if you have fever, chills, or other signs of infection. verzenio may cause low white blood cell counts, which may cause serious infection that can lead to death. life-threatening inflammation of the lungs can occur. talk to your doctor if you have new or worsening trouble breathing, cough, or chest pain. serious liver problems can happen. symptoms include tiredness, appetite loss, stomach pain, and bleeding or bruising. blood clots that can lead to death have occurred. tell your doctor if you have pain or swelling in your arms or legs, shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing or heart rate,
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or if you are pregnant or nursing. my relentless reason: it's them. my choice with my doctor: it's verzenio. ask your doctor if everyday verzenio is right for your first treatment. some crazy video of a high- voltage rescue. a paraglider dangling from powerlines for nearly 3 hours to get happen yesterday when he was returning to the yuma county airport and somehow his parachute got tangled up leaving him suspended and pg&e had to deenergize the lines and they told him to try to stay still as they eventually reached him.
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the largest container shipping company says it is off to a weak start this year. the company has been forced to cancel 50 trips to and from china and 30% of their business is related to china. a number of businesses around the world are facing severe implications from the outbreak. let's take a live look at the big board right now to see how the stock market is doing and the dow jones is down 185 down points and mgm resorts has exposed the personal information of millions of former guests and the phone numbers and physical addresses were exposed after a security breach last year. the company says about 1300 of those guests had sensitive data exposed like drivers license and passport information . mgm resorts hired two cyber security firms to investigate and help fix the breach.
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trade secret is going private selling it to sycamore partners in a $525 million deal . the brent has struggled recently with slumping sales and they will get 55% rounds to take control of the remaining 45%. it is one of the most pricey workout apparel brands and it is lululemon leggings we went undercover and you will not believe how low the prices are at one flea market but how is it possible? >> everything is real. >> is it a deal or is it a steel ? watch a report tonight on the kpix 5 news at 7:00 . in the east bay today a winning powerball ticket was sold in san leandro matching five numbers but missed the powerball number and the winner is going to get $7 million.
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table select a separate retailer bonus of 35,000 pounds 35,000 dollars. we are looking at the sunshine and temperatures on the rise. here is a live look at our salesforce tower camera looking east where you can see the high level clouds in the sky . and temperatures will only claim. right now we are in the upper 50s and low 60s with 62 for you in concord and in oakland it is 59 and livermore 62 661 in santa rosa with 60 degrees. we are warmer compared to yesterday at this time. as much as 5 degrees warmer in napa as well as half moon bay compared to yesterday at this time. through the afternoon it is above average temperatures with mid 60s for the bay and
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about 70 degrees inland. we are tracking our next low pressure system . at this point, it will just bring the clouds. let's take you hour by hour with what you can expect. it is dry and quiet conditions. tomorrow with a cut off low pressure system it will usher in more clouds for your friday so we are going to see those clouds friday and friday night into part of saturday. with that low, especially by friday night into saturday come it pushes inland to bring the rain to southern california as well as the desert southwest. there is a chance to see showers in the far south bay that is pretty much a battered with sunset at 5:53 and sunrise at 6:52 tomorrow morning.
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we are looking at above average with 64 in san francisco and 68 in fremont and 70 in san jose. here is the extended forecast with clouds and it is a little bit warmer for tomorrow. that slight chance of a shower for the south bay and otherwise it is mild saturday and plenty of sunshine looking ahead to next week. >> thank you so much, mary. helping people living on the street and the idea from the jefferson award winners is next here on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area . >> and a reminder if you have a consumer problem or a question, you can email us at consumerwatch@kpix.com, or you can call our hotline at (855) 5- helps-u. we will be right back.
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a walk to work one chilly morning spent a creative recycling idea for one bay area woman. >> and now it is bringing comfort to the homeless and their pets and this is the jefferson award winners. >> reporter: a heartfelt
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embrace for pam schroeder who came up with a great idea as she passed by the homeless in san francisco seven years ago. >> they seemed cold and so did their pets. >> reporter: she made pads for the pets to sit on . >> he said what do you think of the name pads for pets ? i said i love that. >> reporter: so they started pads for pets to serve the homeless. >> if they are going to stay on the street, let's at least provide a dry and warm place for them. >> reporter: pads for pets has given away 1200 many of wrath at clinics. >> these guys saved my life. trollope and she said keeping
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her dogs comfortable is important because they have helped her to stay off of heroin . >> a lot of people think about the homeless but they do not think about the animals that we have. >> they have no fundraising budget. they are a two person production team. >> reporter: they received many donations through word-of-mouth or fitness groups and in the backyard gary cuts them and stencils them. >> it looks like something that came out of the store. >> reporter: billy baker got emotional saying thank you to them for giving his best friend toby a softer place to sleep. >> it really means a lot to us. >> that is why we do it. i cannot explain it but it means so much to me.
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>> grace cathedral's recent donation of 70 old yoga mats will be repurposed into nearly 300. >> that is so cool. they say that their idea can be duplicated by anyone anywhere. >> economic your own local hero for a jefferson award online. we will be right back. vo: a great president and an effective mayor.
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leadership that makes a difference. obama: he's been a leader throughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: together they worked to combat gun violence, and again to improve education for every child. obama: i want to thank the mayor of this great city, mayor bloomberg, for his extraordinary leadership. i share your determination to bring this country together to finally make progress for the american people. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg, and i approve this message.
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coming up on kpix 5 news at 5:00, and you park in the east bay promises plenty of active space for the public but also space for a final resting place. that story and more is coming up at 5:00 pick remember we are streaming 24/7 on cbsn bay area. we have been chilly in the morning and then you do not need your coat. >> you enjoy your gorgeous afternoon. thank you for joining us. have a great afternoon, everybody. enjoy.
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♪ >> steffy: you really up for this? family dinner my brother planned? >> liam: yeah, if that's even what it is. >> steffy: i know you think he has something up his sleeve. okay, it is a little interesting that he's doing this family dinner out of nowhere. >> liam: yeah, very "interesting," exactly. what? for, like, for what? >> steffy: maybe to debut his relationship with zoe? what, you ever consider he might actually have genuine feelings for her? >> liam: >> steffy:, trust me, i would love to consider that. i'm just--i'm just positive he's up to something. ♪

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