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apartment. officers packed the building. investigators spent the day at the apartment but had few details about the man inside. they blocked off streets and hostage negotiators tried to make contact by phone. >> we're very concerned when someone is barricaded in his room, not making contact with the police. we are interested in this well-being and safety as well as the other people that live in the apartment building. >> reporter: just five blocks east, about the same time, completely up related second incident. san francisco police responded to a noise complaint at the grenada residential hotel in the tenderloin. someone-possibly a tenant. threw stereo speakers out of the window of a 7th floor apartment. >> lots of calls about noise complaints. >> reporter: police say a tenant pulled out a weapon and the officer fired. authorities are not saying what kind of weapon the man had.
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>> the person displayed a weapon to the officer, and the officer fired the fatal shot to the victim. report many of the hotel residents are seniors. this man heard the shots from inside his room. >> some police officers were there. throw police officers. one of whom was really shook up. and she was saying to the others that she didn't know how many shots she fired. and then they told me to get back in my room so i did. >> reporter: now, the officer-involved shooting is being investigated by san francisco police intern affairs. the department's homicide division as well as the san francisco district attorney's office. as for the barricade incident are the suspect here, police aren't saying whether he has a weapon. reporting from san francisco, abc-7 news. >> carolyn: well, a death-row inmate took his case the ninth circuit court of appeals.
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albert brown is scheduled to die 12:01 wednesday morning for abducting and raping a riverside girl 30 years ago. here's more. >> reporter: two things happened today. the pedestrian the anyone circuit and brown's failure to choose the method in which to be executed. his attorney called such a choice unconstitutionally medieval. brown is convicted of kidnap, raping, and killing a 15-year-old girl 30 years ago. a federal judge has given brown the option of a three-drug cocktail, which raises question whether it causes pain 0, a heavy dose of sodium pentothal that supposedly carries less recollection of pain. brown set missed the noon dead will line to make the decision so the three-drug cocktail will be used. brown appealed to the nine circuit. but if the higher court decides
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not to step in, brown is scheduled to die 12:01 wednesday morning. >> whose going on here is that the lawyers are considering whether they can make an argument that it is crowell -- cruel and unusual punishment to require a man to choose the manner of his death, and they're thinking as long as the congratulations alternative is the three-part lethal injection process, they still have all of those issues. >> reporter: brown is scheduled to be the 14th person to be executed in california. the first execution in nearly five years and the first to be held in the newly con -- constructed death chamber. >> carolyn: the chp expects to re-open highway 1 at any moment near o'dig -- bodega bay. the wildfire is 100% contained.
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a volunteer firefighter was in critical but stable condition in a burn center in san franciscoful cal fire believes he came in contact with a powerline. we're feeling warm weather throughout northern california. a strong high-pressure system is keeping the heat on. there's a "spare the air" alert today and tomorrow. leigh glaser is here now with what's in store. >> leigh: temperatures will come up a few more degrees, especially inland tomorrow. of course, it is a "spare the air" day once again tomorrow. air quality forecast, very poor air quality in the east bay, and santa clara valley area. be mineful of that. and even go with some moderate levels of ozone and air quality as we head into the north bay, around the coast and central bay, as well as south bay. i want to show you a quick look at the expected -- actually, record highs expected for tomorrow. here's a look at -- record highs that were set for form.
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gilroy, 108. san jose, 97. that is not to say we're going reach these highs, but a good indication some locations might get very close to those number. >> carolyn: the republicans' pledge for america was a hot topic on the sunday talk shows and on the campaign trail. it's a list of things republicans hope to accomplish if they win the majority in congress. we have this report from washington. >> reporter: president barack obama played basketball on sunday with his daughters. just about every other washington insider played politics instead. former president bill clinton barn-stormed for two new england democrats in an election that could hand the republicans control of the house and senate. >> we -- their argument is we dug a $3 million hole, they didn't pull is out, through them out. >> they're pushing not to extend
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all of the bush tax cuts. >> the most irresponsible thing i have seen since i've been in washington, dc. >> dem dem democrats countered they're willing to do this. >> they have to explain to their constituents why they're holding up tax cuts for the middle class. i think it's an untenable position to say, we're going to allow your taxes to go up on january 1st unless the president president agrees to give tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires. >> extendings tax cuts for those making over a quarter million would cost over $700 billion. one republican house member says he has found a way to pay for some costs. >> reducing discretion discretionary spending would save $100 billion. >> votes head to the polls in a little over a month, but the battle is likely to last well past the mid-term.
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>> carolyn: the latest poll numbers show the measure to legalize more major for recreational use is gaining popularity in california. it's 49-42%. in jewel -- july it trailed by four points. opponents including most major party candidates. they worry it would lead to increase in crime. >> iran says it crashed into iraq to go after terrorists. also, tourist vacationing at lake tahoe caught this on camera. this turned into an amazing investigation. and then this. >> stay down! stay down! stay down! >> carolyn: that's the washing passengers heard as their delta passengers heard as their delta flight made an emergenenenenenen
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our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors, including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us.
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>> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> carolyn: the u.s. navy is now confirming two pilots dipped a pair of $33 million helicopters into lake tahoe two weeks ago. a tourist captured it all on camera and poweed it -- posted
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it on youtube. >> oh-my gosh! >> carolyn: the video shows the chopper skimming the surface of the water. one appears to lose control in a near disaster. the pilot manages to pull the aircraft back up. the navy spokesperson says both went in and that neither had enough hovering power to hold their position. the incident happened september 13th. the damage the helicopters could reach half a million dollars. an investigation is underway, and the two pilots are grounded until the investigation is complete. a delta flight heading to new york from georgia made an emergency landing at ysk ysk. -- jfk. >> stay down! stay down! stay down! >> carolyn: the plane's landing gear malfunctioned, sending sparks flying and leaving one of the plane's winging dragging on
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the tarmac, passengers braced themselves and some prayed on the tense descent. [applause] >> carolyn: no one was hurt. all 60 passengers left the plane through the main door and were bussed to the terminal. delta is working with federal authorities to deem what caused the problem with the problem. overseas now. iranian forces crashed into neighboring iraq and killed 30 fighters involved in last week's bombing of a military parade. a general of the elite revolutionary guards told iranian state television that the terrorists were killed in a clash beyond the border. iran said it would target armed groups on iraqi soil. an iranian newspaper reports a delegation from ohman will visit iran to try to secure the release of two hikers who were arrested two years. iranian authorities captured
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shourd, her fiancee and their friend 13 months ago when they went into iran. a freeze on israel's settlement construction ended today. they broke gowned on -- ground on a kindergarten to celebrate. the palestinians have threatened to walk out of the peace talk out in that the building restrictions have ended. david axlerod said both parties need to talk. >> they're still talking. secretary clinton and her team are working with them. we're very eager to keep these talks going. we thing this is an unparalleled opportunity and a rare one and we have to seize the advantage. >> carolyn: axlerod says mediators are trying to bridge the gap between the palestinians and the israelis.
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hyundai recalls over 140,000 cars, and we have the forecast when we come back. >> mike: the 49ers got barbecued by the chiefs, and the raiders by the chiefs, and the raiders kicker can
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>> carolyn: hyundai is recalling 140,000 sonata see danes. it affects the 2011 models. south korea's largest automaker says there's a detect in the steering column. we saw warm temperatures. >> leigh: it's pretty hot. near 100 degrees. we have a little bit of cooling in the bay thanks to a little patchy fog that moved in overnight. temperatures a little more comfortable there. you can see from the high definition east bay cam, a beautiful evening setting up. here's a look at highs for today, antioch, 98. 99 in livermore. 80 in san francisco.
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half moon bay, 75. gilroy, 9 4. currently temperatures slowly coming down as the sun is getting ready to set. 70 in san francisco. still hot, though. inland, with antioch 95. santa rosa, 92. so, here's a look at highs. the heat's going to be with us the next several days. tonight, clear skies, mild overnight temperatures, a little patchy coastal fog there. more heat for our inland areas, especially for monday, and then as we head into wednesday, thursday, and friday, that's when we start to notice temperatures starting to cool down. and on the closeup satellite, you can see the fog moving south, cooled us off as much as ten degrees in some locations. overnight tonight, a little patchy fog near the coast. temperatures into in the mid-50s. inland, still in the 90s. going to be mild overnight, with
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antioch getting down to 6 2. this this story. high pressure building in. bringing us heat and slight offshore wind flows. tomorrow will really start to be with us so more heat on monday. tuesday and wednesday, the high will actually start to push on towards the east, and that will allow the return of those onshore winds, a cooler wind direction, as we head into mid-week. so, tomorrow, a another scorcher, 90s in he south bay. 94 for san jose. the coast. half moon bay, 78 degrees. maybe a little warmer than that, depending how the fog flows through the day. the heat will be on. 94 for palo alto. san francisco, 94 tomorrow. north bay, temperatures near 100 degrees. 100 for ukiah. pet how many ma -- petaluma, 94. but the high heat is in the east
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bay valleys. 100 goings expected for pittsburg, 101 for antioch, 100 for you guys in danville. 99 for concord. and we'll carry that heat down towards morgan hill. high heat for our monday and tuesday. remember, tomorrow is another "spare the air" day, and then those winds start to shift to more onshore, cooler wind direction, as we head into wednesday, thursday, friday, gradual cooling, a little more comfortable for you. in the 80s, and 60s at the coast. and low clouds and fogs. >> carolyn: the heat is here for a few more days. mike shuman told us he's grumpy and is going kick it off with the radars. >> mike: i'm hot but not because of the weather. being a kicker, you're sit and watch and then you're expected to kick the game returner, in arizona, janikowski has that situation and was wide left.
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gradkowski getting the start over campbell. threw for 255-yard, one score and a pick. game tied at 7. 16 seconds left in the second. mcfadden finds pay dirt. raiders led 20-17 at the half. third quarter, derek anderson to larry fitzgerald, the best receiver in the game. 24-20 cardinals. a minute to play, raters down one. fourth and ten. brad cow -- brad cow -- janikowski's 32-yarder to win it? pushes wide left. his third miss of the game. usually money. a heartbreaker for the raiders and soccer players of they fall 24-23. niners in kansas city. crabtree slips, then the
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interception. niners had only 11 first downs. next play, cassel. burned the niners for 250-yard. all went south from there third quarter, cassel deep over the middle to the rookie out of iowa, a sensational one-handed catch. 24-3 chiefs. what happened to the niners' defense. alex smith, one of five sacks. niners totally outcoached. going do 0-3. niners embarrassed in conditions city. >> a little baseball. giants fans are getting an ulcerment matt cane on the hill today against the rockies and was money. cain was able. went the distance and flirted with a no-hitter. freddie sanchez, top one. see ya. second straight game with a home run. 2-0 giants. meanwhile, cain was doling. in the sixth, blows away young.
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carries the no-hitter into the 8th. one up the middle. the double clutch, it's beaten out, ruled an infield single so the no-hitter is gone. cain gets giambi looking. strikes out eight. 4-2 win. coupled with the padres' loss, the g-men are back in first place with six to go all at home. >> a's were eliminated from the postseason yesterday. back to work today against the rangers. francoeur, two-one blast. cahill gave up seven runs and the rangers win a shootout. >> women's professional soccer, gold pride in hayward. marta, another shot blocked. then sinclair gets the rebound and converts. gold pride up 1-nil. in the 29th minute, wilson
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inside the box. count it. gold pride wins their first championship, 4-0. went from worst to first in one season. a rainy final reasonable of the tour champions, the final fedex cup play event. shot of the day, luke donald. a bump and run. drops to 7-under. in the clubhouse a stroke behind jim furyk. bottom! furyk needs a par on 18 to win. has to get up and down from the beach first amp beautiful shot out of the bunker. within two and a half feet. the longest par putt of his life. 1.35 for the win, and 10 million for the fedex cup title. that's a payday. finally dover, second race of the nascar championship. jimmie johnson takes the checkered flag. of course, our plays of the day at 11:00, and the niners and raiders will not be involved. >> carolyn: that's a bummer. >> mike: the tale of two soccer
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players, kicker and a champion. >> carolyn: way to go gold pride. michael douglas is back in the role that won him an oscar in 1987.
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for more stories, visit >> carolyn: greed paid off at the box office this weekend. "wall street, money never
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sleeps" led a cop of newcomers. it re unites oliver stone and michael douglas. it beat out the lengthend of the guardians. the owls of a ga'hoole. that took in 16.3 million. another movie, you again, debuted at number five. thanks for joining us, seewñwñwñ
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