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good evening. a huge victory tonight for a giants' fan for outing a baseball coach for launching homophobic comments. he made the remarks and with the help of the powerful attorney he says he got justice. how is the coach making up for this? >> the atlanta braves pitching coach roger mcdowell has apologized to the family. that is one of the things they demand. he in made lewd and homophobic comments on easter weekend. in response major league baseball hit mcdowell with
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punishment. >> he was invited to enjoy the game against colorado. they and powerhouse attorney on gloria alred talked about it. >> to make a step forward in making a progression in this issue. >> he was at a game with his daughter when some players were heckled. gloria alred was hired by the fool to deal with what he said. >> he heard mcdowell say, are you guys a homo couple or a threesome. >> he was seen by witnesses making a sexual gesture with the back of his hand. justin quinn yelled to the coach there were kids present. >> the coach replied kids don't belong at the baseball park. >> mcdowell then threatened him with the bat. they called the league to discipline the coach.
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allred they stepped up to the issue by ordering him to take sensitivity training. >> we hope the kids get back to the ballpark get back to normal and enjoy themselves. this is where kids belong. >> we've been able to teach our daughters they have a voice and they should take an active role in making changes they see important in a world needing a positive direction. >> he apologized to giants and braves fans. mcdowell says he would like to personally apologize to the family in future. the coach is serious about improving his behavior he would welcome the meeting. in fairfield three people are dead after a shooting inside a home. police responded to a call of shots fired this afternoon on venus drive. inside they found a man and his
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ex-wife shot to death. they also found a suspected shooter a room mate dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. an elderly man his son's ex-wife and ex-wife's boyfriend and the roommate. >> they were out here and somebody saw it and they are not used to in this. >> the woman's boyfriend was taken away in handcuffs and police are still investigating the cause of the shooting. officers say they've been called to the home several times for domestic disputes. the u.s. government released more video seized from osama bin laden's compound today. it's what they call the single largest collection of terrorist
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materials ever. it shows bin laden watching his own appearances on tv. it shows the surroundings, a computer screen to his right a calculator at his fingertips. >> what u.s. authorities are trying to do by releasing this kind of video is make the point that we have a lot of stuff that took possession on sunday. that makes the other bad guys fearful and uncertain wondering how much more stuff we got. >> this video shows him watching president obama on television. it appears to match a press conference in late january of 2010. >> also in what appears to be a reprisal taliban launched attacks in afghanistan today. suicide bombers attacked buildings in kandahar. lisa amin gulezian shows us how the death of osama bin laden is
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bringing little relief to military families. >> early mother's day brunch is all about vincent. she the not with his family today. 22-year-old soldier is in afghanistan. >> he is a stone's throw from pakistan. those of us that have loved ones over there it's very serious time. >> they are stepping up patrols in afghanistan. today the taliban unleashed a major assault on kandahar in a move to regain control of the city. afghanistan's president believes the attack was to avenge boulevard's death but the taliban denies it as motive. his grandfather who is a world war ii vet doesn't buy it. >> it's worse now than it will ever be. i think they are awfully mad at us. >> u.s. troops have some supporters on the ground. the specialist called his mom to tell him a high ranking official
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had only positive things to say about bin laden's death. >> he was congratulating him. so he felt very honored he would take the time to congratulate. >> i think the morale is up. >> a specialist says the high from bin laden's killing will last only so long because the terror network didn't die with the al-qaeda leader. >> there are local versions of this terror network and they have leaders. that is this horrible feeling you killed a hydra but there are many heads. >> he didn't think the president with withdraw from afghanistan. first wave of troops to leave afghanistan will be in july. lisa amin gulezian, "abc 7 news." >> san jose police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and a teenager in the hospital. they say it happened this
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morning around 5:00 a.m. inside a home in the 3400 block of mount creta drive. 2 men were dead at the scene. a 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. there is no word on the suspects or motive tonight. >> giants' fan bryan stow is still unconscious in a hospital in los angeles tonight. his parents attend add reception for trauma survivors at u.c. medical center. it included doctors and nurses and other victims like stow. >> he is the same. they are working very hard to bring him back to us. it will be a long road. >> stow's doctors are weaning him off of anti-seizure medication. they plan to monitor his brain for seizure activity and other
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complications. los angeles police have not caught the two men that beat stow after the giants-dodgers opener back in march. >> still ahead the south prepares for record flooding as the mississippi river continues to rise. the happy mentioned a saga of a stolen musical instrument. the reunion that was music to this their ears. >> i'm frances dinglasan. we have a windy day tomorrow. here is a live shot over the bay bridge. i'll have the seven-day can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try.
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protestors stood in silence in san francisco's union square tonight. they are trying to draw attention to demonstrations in syria. they covered their mouths with tape to show solidarity with the people of syria that lack freedom of speech. activists say three women died in syria when they were shot by pro-government forces. they believe iran's revolutionary guard is behind the anti-democracy crackdown. >> earlier this week we told about a valuable violin that was stolen. on thursday, the suspect turned in the $23,000 violin to a priest at st. mary's and today the owner emily cox took it home from the northern police station. >> it's everything it's eight years of my life basically.
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>> if anything positive of this it might not come out for a long time but this is a lost item. >> police credit one of her classmates at the conservatory of music followed the thief. she helped identify the suspect. >> it's time to feed hungry people right here in the bay area by leaving something for your mail carrier to pick up next saturday. they launched an annual stamp out hunger campaign and jackie speier joined the employees for a kickoff rally in san francisco. next saturday srt you can leave non-perishable items near your mailbox and the post office will deliver them to other charities. >> the south is bracing for historic flooding.
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mississippi river is already 13 feet above flood stage putting four million people at risk. now more on how people are preparing for the worst. >> on old man river keeps rising tonight. >> i had to come down and see this because it's historic. >> it was at 47 feet at memphis the second highest ever putting the city's leaking levees to the test. >> across arkansas missouri mississippi and tennessee authorities are asking thousands of residents to evacuate and find higher ground. in south memphis the grandmother who now lives inches from rising floodwaters was refusing to leave. >> to the point that the water is actually coming in there.
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>> looks like you are going to get some water. you are going to get some. >> 72-year-old rosanna hunt hid behind her screen door and said she lived her all her life. >> don't you think you should leave now? not now. >> it's a story we heard over again. jerry burke has water at his backdoor but he will not go. across the region floodwaters flooded hundred more roads today. national guard is preparing for what happens with f the levee fails. we will move in quickly and help people get out. back here in the bay area work to shore up a hillside in san pablo is still on hold after homeowners objected to the city's terms for doing do i the job. part of wyman street slid because of rains.
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the city wants to be released of all liability built. contra costa times reports six of the seven homeowners refuse to release the city from liability. city leaders want to avoid financial risk of future lawsuits. temporary fix will cost at least $100,000. california won't have a drought this summer because of all the snow that fell in the sierra this winter but it will make swimming and river rafting a lot more dangerous. this year's snow pack measured 144% greater than normal. all that snow is melting flowing water and streams it will run faster and colder. >> winds today throughout the bay area in the mission district police closed off mission street between 20th and 21st streets due to concerns metal signs might snap off. they secured the sign to make
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sure it did not break off. frances dinglasan is here. >> i can see why they might thought it would come down. there were gusts close to 40 miles an hour at sfo and tomorrow is another windy day. here is a live look. you see the clouds moving in from the coast. they are going to stay with us overnight bringing out those really cool conditions tomorrow. we'll check temperatures right now. there are folks still out there and it's on the cool side with temperatures coming down with the low 50s. upper 50 in san jose 57 los gatos is down to 48 degrees. we have another cool and windy day tomorrow for mother's day. temperatures will come down another five degrees in some locations but a slight chance of showers but we're talking 10%.
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finally we'll see warmer weather on tuesday and wednesday with the return to more normal temperatures. this is all due to this low pressure system. we're going to get the tail end of this cool front moving in overnight. that is what is giving us the cool and windy conditions tomorrow. we'll see winds pick up to around 30 miles an hour towards the afternoon. here is the forecast model it's changed a little bit 8:00 in the morning, possibly light rain in the south bay and earlier light rain in the north bay. the rain will be very light and short-lived. then by afternoon it looks less likely we'll see some rain. you might see a light shower but those winds will move in on shore flow and that brings temperatures down once again. if you are traveling to or from the sierra tomorrow give yourself a little extra time. there is a winters weather
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advisory but one to two inches of snow above 6500 feet. so delays are possible. overnight, lows mainly in the upper 40s. we'll see 50 in san mateo and palo alto and oakland and in san jose. but tomorrow get ready for temperatures to come down even more. i know it's not going to be that pleasant outdoors low 60s in the south bay and low 60s in peninsula. breezy conditions in san francisco. possibly upper 60s in the north bay. low 60s in the east bay. interior areas only up to mid 60s. one more stop in monterey bay. we'll see 60 there possibly getting up to mid 60s inland but again it's going to be cool for everybody. we'll probably about 10 degrees cooler than normal. tomorrow will be the coolest day. then we'll start to warm up on monday. mid week closer to normal and
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then cool down. >> early happy mother's day to you. >> another one on the way. >> giants looking to make up ground on rockies and g-men continue to find ways to win games. it wasn't pretty but a walk-off sack fly. we'll have it next. >> all new. oprah: the only child of sonny and cher. when did it fully occur to you i'm in the wrong body? >> oprah's world exclusive with chaz bono. oprah: how did you tell your mom? [ male announcer ] nature
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they are getting closer, all right. start you off with the giants hosting first place rockies. another walk-off victory and two back in national west. kentucky derby team. madison bumgarner gets him swinging. a swing a miss gave up five hits. bottom of the five 1-0 freddy sanchez doubles and miguel tejada but madison bumgarner
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two men score and the game is tied at two all. run others second and third. a high drive it's caught but one will score. 3-2 is your final. >> a's in kansas city and including tommy lasorda when rocks a shot. we're tied at 3. bases loaded. mike aviles dyson tag. not in time. a's argue that dyson left the bag early. he is not happy. royals go on to win it h, 3. blue jays and verlander he walks one so the perfect game is
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gone. next batter. ground into an inning ending with a no-hitter. verlander gets a former a to end it. verlander's second no-hitter and they win it 9-0. >> 137th kentucky derby picture perfect day in louisville kentucky and hats on derby day makes the royal wedding look tame. race itself 19 horses would leave the gate. uncle mo and now we go to the amp kingdom. >> animal kingdom! it's animal kingdom all the way. >> animal kingdom at 20-1 odds
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with john velasquez. he replaced jackie borata that broke his nose earlier in the week. animal kingdom the champ yochb. >> celtics have shaq back. now in a battle. details as we e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
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is off. miami is trying to deliver a knockout punch. lebron finds wade with the two-hand jam. boston came out firing in the first. paul pierce and celtics up 8. wade seems to take him down. pretty gruesome. rondo's dislocates his elbow but he would make a difference with
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the fourth. it leads them to 90-87 victory. >> in the west game three between the thunder and grizzlies. durant and oklahoma city would build a 16-point lead memphis rallies in the fourth one-hand thunder but under four to play mike connelly grizzlies are down by one and in ot jack randolph 21 boards and memphis takes the lead with a 101-93 victory. >> in vegas man any won the decision. he won his welter weight victory. he knocked him down in the third, but 39 years of age mosley couldn't hang with manny. >> as i said full day of sports.
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