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into the tv schedule. then and ♪ in the news this tuesday morning, a man is shot and seriously wounded by burlingame police. the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear. a bay area kayaker comes face-to-face with a great white shark off the san mateo coast. a warning goes up along the popular beach. >> here's say live look from emeryville this morning. you see the clouds and dampness and the cooler weather this afternoon. i'll have an updated forecast. >> and the ride across the san mateo bridge looks great as well. there's major road work going on in san mateo that could slow you down. i'll have the details coming up. >> and a federal appeals court puts the brakes on a resumption of same sex marriages in consolidate. it remains on hold until a december hearing overturning proposition 8.
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good tuesday morning. it's now 4:30. thank you for starting your morning with us. i'm kristen sze. let's begin in the peninsula where burlingame police are investigating a shooting. it happened 9:00 last night near myrtle road and howard avenue. police have released few details on this incident in washington park but they say the man who was shot is still alive and gets treated at a local hospital. investigators remained at the several several hours overnight. police are reviewing surveillance video in san francisco after a passenger was stabbed on a muni bus near the zoo. it happened 7:30 last night on the 29 sunset bus near sun s sut -- sunset bus. he asked to borrow somebody's cellphone to call for help. the suspect and his female
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companion had already left. >> the victim was transported to the hospital with several stab wounds that are considering non-life-threatening. the suspect expect believed to have been with a female is at large and our officers are currently looking for the suspect. >> the suspect is described only as say male in his late teens or early twenties wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. they hope the bus video will reveal more information about the suspect and what led up to the stabbing. oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting what appears to be an accident self-inflected. the teenager boy was with another juvenile near san pablo avenue. the 15-year-old boy was taken to a hospital where he died. nobody was arrested. 4:32. there will be no same sex marriage licenses issued in california tomorrow as planned. a federal appeals court has extended a stay on same sex
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marriages until a december 5th hearing. details on the latest legal twist over proposition 8. >> we just wanted to make sure we made this window of opportunity but now the window's not there at all so we're very disappointed. >> roger hunt and rod wood of san francisco were among the couples who had everything ready for a wednesday wedding. now there's no telling when or if they'll ever get married. since the 9th circuit court of appeals holds a federal judge's decision to allow gay weddings to resume. although jerry brown wanted same sex couples to be able to marry right away, he wouldn't ask the u.s. supreme court to review the decision. >> i couldn't see them second getting this court of appeals stay. >> the 9th circuit is putting it on the fas trak. in december the appeals court will hear arguments whether
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judge vaughan walker's ruling should be thrown out. same sex marriage opponents say they are eager to make their case. >> it will be good to kind of have things settle down and not have this craziness of the last couple days where it's been on again, off again and we'll have time to really fashion our arguments for the court of appeal and show why this one judge's ruling attempting to undo the work of 7 million california voters is just plain wrong. >> roger and ron hope all this can be resolved in months instead of years. they say time is critical. his father is in his 80's. >> he was giving him his blessing. it would be nice for us to have a wedding with him there. >> if you want to read the appeal court's ruling, the appeal's courts ruling, we posted it on our website new details emerging about the
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22-year-old man charged with a series of sexual assaults at a walnut creek apartment complex. antonio andrew muton's mother lives next to the apartments where the attacks happened. muton's made his first court appearance yesterday. dna testing has linked him to the july 6th rape of one woman. he's also charged with two other attacks of women in the same complex. victims have identified muton as the suspect. >> there's a shark warning along the stretch of the san mateo county coast. it was from a man fishing from a kayak. he had a close encounter with a great white. this happened on saturday. adam says the shark hit the kayak so hard, it rolled over. he says he managed to cling to the hull and looked the shark right in the eyes as it chewed on the boat before swimming away. he was not injured. and i think that's what you might call very, very lucky
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indeed. let's check with mike and see how we're doing weatherwise. >> cool start as usual. temperatures in the 50s just about everywhere. you see must 50s so far, even getting near 60 sunnyvale. but drizzle to contend with this morning as temperatures are close to where we were yesterday. drizzle hangs around through 8:00, maybe the 9:00 hour along the coast and we'll see the slow migration of clouds back to the coast. because it is slower today, temperatures will drop around 3 to 5 degrees. along the coast lots of sunshine. upper 50s half moon bay. low to mid-60s richmond. the rest of the neighbors around the bay low to mid-70s. mid to upper 70s in the north bay valleys and still mid-80s in the east bay valleys. pretty close to average. maybe a few degrees below. definitely cooler than yesterday. seven-day forecast,
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roller-coaster ride of temperatures depending how fast the marine layer dissolves each day. a warming trend tomorrow into thursday before a cooling trend begins on friday. looks like the coolest whether will hit right on the weekend with mid-80s inland, upper 60s along the bay and upper 50s along the coast. let's see how the commute's going this morning. >> pretty quiet on the roads but there's a major connection ramp closed through the san mateo area from southbound 101 to highway 92. you may want to consider 3rd avenued and that will get you on to eastbound 92. you may want to take el camino to get to westbound 92 and 280 is an alternate for you as well. pretty quiet in terms of accidents. no delays. but there's road work scheduled on the upper deck of the bay bridge. that should also be cleared up by 5:00 as well. like the road work in san mateo.
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points a handgun at the two employees on duty. that's when one of the workers drew a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the suspects. the two men ran off. there's no indication that either of them was hit by gunfire. san francisco police are investigating an incident at last weekend's outside lands concert in golden gate park. check out this video here. it shows fans rushing part of the fence along john f. kennedy drive on sunday. the group tore the fence down and raced into the venue before mounted police officers could stop them. san francisco haven't said if any of the concert crashers were arrested. 80,000 fans attended the two-day event. most of them paid. people looking for a job may be able to find one today at a mcdonald's restaurant across the state. today is mcdonald's hiring day. the fast food restaurant chain is accepting applications for up to 1,000 jobs. the jobs are part-time but employees who work just 20 hours a week can also qualify to
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participate in mcdonald's benefits and health insurance plan. you can apply by talking with a manager on duty or you can get more information by visiting our website at and click on "see it on tv." 4:42 now. president obama makes a cash call in southern california. just ahead, the money he pulled in for democratic candidates. also a suicide bomber hits in the heart of military headquarters in baghdad. why it's a major embarrassment for iraqi security forces. >> american transportation authorities join other investigators in looking into that columbian airliner crash. i'm john hendron in washington. i'll have more on that coming up. >> and vitamin confusion. michael finney shows you why a multivitamin you want some fiber one honey clusters? yeah. you must really care about him. what? no, no. you gave him fiber. no she didn't. this tastes way too good to be fiber. they're delicious crunchy clusters with sweet honey
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phoenix 104. but look at the pacific northwest still warmer than we are with seattle 88 and port land 94. low 90s d.c. and new york with low humidity. so far all is quiet at our major airports across the lower 48. you can see that one little yellow blob around the dakotas. that's delays. check our flight tracker anytime you travel at at the bottom of the front page. kristen. >> mike, thanks. 4:45 now. in iraq military spokesman is blaming al-queda for recruiting a suicide bomber who killed at least 60 people and wounded 125 in baghdad. it was one of the bloodiest bombings in months in the iraqi capital. the bomber blew himself up along with troops gathered at military headquarters. they doubt the ability to protect themselves and a nation
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before u.s. troops head home. it's being called a miracle. nearly everyone survived the crash of a boeing 737 on a caribbean island we told you about yesterday including all the americans on board. two will be airlifted to hospitals today as say team from washington d.c. helps in the investigation. as abc's john hendron reports. >> it looks like the catastrophe of columbia, a boeing 737 shattered in three pieces littering the runway. >> we were covered with fuel and i was concerned we'll have an explosion, we'll die. i just started praying. >> but they're calling it the miracle of san andre island. somehow of the 131 passengers on board only one did not survive, a woman who had say heart attack after the crash. carolyn was among five american survivors. >> i remember the flight attendant saying we're ready to land. put your seat up, you know, get ready for landing.
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and after that, i don't -- what i remember is my husband pulling me through the exit doors. >> the pilot said the plane flying from bogota in driving range had been struck by lightning. there is evidence of multiple strikes around the island before the crash. aviation experts say it must have been something more. >> let's get one thing very clear here. lightning cannot bring an airplane down. >> many seem to be surviving seemingly deadly crashes. in denver this 737 caught fire and broke in half. this skidded off the end of the runway cracking in two. in both cases no one died. >> there's been changes to the seats, the interiors, all making them more crash-worthy and obviously it's working. >> others are calling the columbian crash a miracle. u.s. transportation investigators are on the way. they'll be looking into weather conditions, wind sheer and that lightning strike the pilot said happened moments before the
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crash. >> 4:47. president obama heads north from los angeles to seattle this morning in the second day of a three-day fund-raising trip to help democratic congressional candidates. he arrived in los angeles yesterday and attended a private fund-raiser at the hancock park mansion previously owned by charlie chaplin. it's now home to tv producer john wells. demonstrators were calling on president obama to act on immigration reform. mr. obama's quick visit raised $1 million for the democratic congressional campaign committee. several storms are expected to continue this morning as a system pushes into the plains states from the central to southern rockies. this video shot yesterday shows a thunderstorm in colorado where lightning struck a car. you see that lightning repeated here several times. the river of the vehicle wasn't hurt but the car's electrical system was knocked out. other parts of colorado saw high winds that knocked down trees, broke branches and caused street
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flooding. a dangerous situation. >> and brought much-needed rain, too. a good side to thunderstorms every once in a while. but thankfully no one was hurt. >> we had rain but pretty damp. >> good observation. you did on the peninsula and i did heading the caldecott and coming across the bay bridge. the low clouds are hanging around the bay and the moisture in them waiting to get you wet a little bit. let's talk about temperatures. we are looking at mid to upper 50s in most neighborhoods with clouds starting to extend into the east bay valleys, also the last ones to see it this morning and monterey bay and inland cloud cover and mid to upper 50s also. we'll see lots of sunshine today. that means the temperatures will start to pull back. won't be quite as warm as yesterday. clouds and drizzle developing tonight and a cool weekend is looking more likely. before we get there some ups and
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downs in the temperatures depending on this, the cloud deck. how fast it retreats back to the coast. 5:00 everybody covered in cloud cover. pulling back to the bay around noon. but unlike yesterday where it cleared the bay by noon, you can see the clouds are still hanging around about another hour, hour and a half. they stick along the coast and we won't see as much sunshine so look for more 50s, 60s and 70s around the way 80s in our deepest valleys. mid to upper 80s to most neighborhoods and east bay valleys. dublin a little cooler, 82. on the east bay shore we'll have richmond, berkeley and oakland stuck in the mid to upper 60s. low to mid-70s to fremont at 73. down in the south bay we'll have mid to upper 70s. only los gatos hanging on at 81. as far as the peninsula, slightly cooler with 70 degree temperature around san mateo and warming into the mid-70s by palo
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alto, 73 barely. millbrae cooler, 68. daly city about 57, one of the coolest spots. south san francisco low 60s. sausalito mid-60s. the 90s still retreating to ukiah and clear lake. monterey bay, cloud cover, low to mid-60s. santa cruz watsonville, low 70s for you. salinas 68. around the state today the hottest weather moving into the southern sections of the central valleys. fresno 101, yosemite 108. thunderstorms possible around palm springs and 101. bring it back home. another game at the coliseum, 7:05 first pitch once again, 64 dropping to 60. a's and the blue jays. seven-day, the little fluctuations in temperatures, we could warm a few degrees tomorrow sxap and a few on thursday. saturday and sunday looks to be the coolest.
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sunday maybe a little warming trend. mid to upper 80s in the inland areas. upper 60s to low 70s along the bay, still pretty steady along the coast. >> a live shot of the san mateo. so if you're heading there shortly, the road work should be cleared in about 8 minutes on the south 101 connector to highway 92. it's currently closed until 5:00. if you're traveling northbound 101, no closures. eastbound traffic looking good, westbound traffic is also fine as you make your way towards foster city. let's check out the bay bridge where there was some road work on the upper deck. that's supposed to be cleared by 5:00 but looks like all lanes open heading into san francisco. i had to use my windshield wipers again this morning in san francisco. check out the golden gate bridge as well for you. and it's so far a quiet ride here as well. no delays right now as far north as santa rosa down to the golden gate bridge. get the latest traffic information and find out if there's road work going on for
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your ride to work by going to and clicking on the bay area traffic link. kristen. >> frances, thanks a lot. americans spend roughly $5 billion a year on multivitamins but a new survey from "consumer reports" some are worried about contamination. >> christopher is a personal trainer who makes taking care of himself a priority. and he takes a multivitamin every day like nearly 40% of all adults. with so many different multivitamins on the market, knowing which multivitamin is right for you can be confusing. "consumer reports" tested 21 regular daily multivitamins as well as one for seniors and chewables for children. >> not everyone needs to take a multivitamin, particularly if you eat an balanced diet but it's necessary for pregnant women and people on strict
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diets. >> we had an outside lab test for the ingredients contained as contamination. none had excessive doses of sean particular vitamin or mineral. "consumer reports" also tested to see how well the multivitamins dissolve. that's important so you're able to get all the nutrients. two of the most expensive had a problem. some samples from rite aid's whole source mature adult and vitamin shop one daily did not dissolve sufficiently. with the one daily, samples contained only 73% of the vitamin a listed. >> the good news is all the other multivitamins passed "consumer reports" tests so you c can choose by price. >> the kirkland signature from costco, that will save you even more. if you want to cut your costs, buy in bulk. many don't expire for at least a
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year. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side." >> the most closely watched list of college rankings puts harvard university at the top once again. harvard has topped the list for two of the last three years. this year harvard edged out princeton. the two were tied on last year's list and rounding out the top five, yale, columbia, and stanford. stanford tying with the university of pennsylvania. other california universities include cal tech and pasadena ranked at number 7. u.c. berkeley comes in at number 22 followed closely by usc and ucla. this year's rankings put the higher emphasis on graduation rates. 75 things teachers should keep in mind about the majority of incoming college freshmen. the incoming class mostly born in 1992 -- that's so
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young -- likely never used a phone that had a chord. most have never written incurs sieve or worn a wristwatch. you remember dr. jack kavorkian, done king, most of these kids don't. the class of 2014 likely knows clint eastwood as a sensitive director rather than the gruff make my day dirty harry. yeah. the list is meant to remind teachers that cultural references they know well may be lost on their newest students. something to keep in mind if you have kids as well. if you're concerned about possible toxic chemicals contained in the products you buy, you can research them first through a san francisco city website and perhaps find an eco friendlier alternative. the website was originally designed for the city's purchasing department following a 2005 ordinance requiring a green alternative.
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city officials decided to open the portal to consumers after completing the research. the website's role coincides with growing concern over the numerous chemicals most consumers come into contact with every day from pesticides on foods to certain plastic lineings in baby bottles. 4:57's our time. the mom at the center of a teenager sex scandal in livermore is back in court. why her lawyer says she's better off in jail than out on bail. also 20 million people homeless and hungry in pakistan. up next bait area push to help the victims of a massive flooding there. and a warning by the new scam on why security experts say there's a lot to dislike about it. [ female announcer ] to do well, kids need to eat well. and eating well means getting enough whole grain and calcium. and general mills big g kid cereals can help. did you know it's the only leading line of kid cereals with at least 8 grams of whole grain and a good source of calcium? cereals they already love,
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