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a rash of home burglaries in east san jose raise eyebrows tonight, in one of the burglaries, the thieves made off with five fire ams. that was about two hours later thieves were stealing electronics from another home nearby and 1:30 in the afternoon, a woman heard someone break in her home while she was up stairs studying and she hid in a bedroom and dialed 911. the neighbors and police suspect that the thieves went looking for an opportunity. >> he said is michael home and i said you have the wrong house, and slammed the door. i had no idea he went next door. >> two teenage suspects are in custody, now more than ever, people have to know their neighbors and report any suspicious activity. >> tonight, four people are behind bars. a estranged wife is accused of are a home invasion that
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targeted her husband in pittsburgh. we are in pittsburgh with the details. >> well, raj, one man is dead but the man who stabbed him is not being charged with a crime. instead, four our suspects, as you mentioned are now in police custody and being charged with murder. now, yesterday morning, at the apartment complex on the 100 block of lelan road, a man broke into one of the units carrying what police say was a replica gun, the two struggled and the resident ended up stabbing and killing the intruder. turns out the break-in was a plot designed by the wife and boyfriend, by strong arming him, they were planning to separate because of the affair she was having. >> they started this plot two weeks ago, she provided our
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suspects, our additional suspect ises wi -- additional suspects keys to the residence. and the plan was put in play. when three individuals, one that is dee ceased now, attempted to burglarize this location. >> police have in custody, the wife, 28-year-old charmaine taijeron and matt parker and charles parker and jimmy salgado, the suspect that was killed was 54-year-old robert lyndsay who was a transient, but they all know each other. now according to police, charles parker, delgado and lyndsay broke in, and the survivi survi suspects are being charged with murder because someone was killed while thebu break in was being committed. it's a big heist worth
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almost a million bucks and tonight the reward is worth $12 million. they are hoping a stolen artifact is going to be returned. the jewelry box was stolen on monday. it's from the gold rush era and shows scenes of early pioneer life here in california. it was not an easy job, there were no details on how to burglar was able to break in and not set autopsy the security system. it's the second time that the museum has been broken into since november. >> you can see the high definition network showing dust falling across the bay area. yes, it's cold outside and about to get more cold. we may see snow as low as 1,000 feet. we are joined now with a lock how cold it will get. we have been talking about this 1,000 foot snow elevation for a couple of days now. >> that is right and it's still on track. the snow is visible and moving across the bay area. what you want to notice is that
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there's not much rainfall behind the front, but again, temperatures will drop ten to 20 degrees. take a look at this as we go through tomorrow morning for the lows. we were talking upper 20s and low 30s. by tomorrow afternoon, we are going to struggle to get out of the 40s for the interior valleys, santa rosa 49 and he lo los gatos at 48. we will see a dusting of snow up above 1,000 feet. again, the snow is going drop to -- to some low snow levels. also, a rare coastal snow advisory south of the bay area this is just outside of caramel valley, if you are headed anywhere south of the bay area at the coast, watch out for this. look at this, above 15 feet, we are talking 1-3 inches of snow, just outside caramel valley. again, a coastal snow advisory
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in effect. you do not see that too often. we will have more on that coming up. and how the unusual weather sticks around. >> all right, we will see you shortly. despite well with publicized problems for the dream liner it's all smiles for the airport. it's will make its debut in the south bay this kweek. japanese airline will launch service beginning friday. the inaugural flight is sold out. but the dream liner has been plagued by mechanical problems. a fuel leak yesterday and a battery fire on monday. despite that 50 of them are in service worldwide and most new aircraft models have bugs to work out. which does not comfort many of the travelers. they should test it better before they get people on it. they almost fly it friday? and they still have issues? i don't think i would wanting to be on it until they have it
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fixed. >> i have confidence in the airplane, there are going to be problems with the new airplane, that is common. >> the inaugural flight is friday from san jose, the dream liner was designed with more passenger comfort and it was first plane built by light weight composite and burns a fifth of the fuel from other planes of its size. >> more than two days after it hit the bay bridge. the harbor safety committee will meet tomorrow, no big changes to the controlling traffic in the bare area is expected. coast guard warned the tanker prior to striking the bridge. we put in a request to learn what the warning was. the ntsb that was investigating the accident said it will provide an update for us tomorrow. >> investigators trying to find out what caused the high speed ferry to crash in a dock in lower man hat tan today. hundreds of commuters were on board. firefighters and other emergency
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personnel rushed to the scene to treat the injured. about 70 people were sent to the hospital, 11 seriously injured. the ferry in a major overhaul, that gave it new energies and a propulsion system. they do not know if it played a role in the crash. >> it was a significant day in baseball, and no one played a game. barry bonds struck out, as the did everyone else on the ballot. voters ejected everyone on the ballot. the home run king, like the others did not get enough votes to get in the hall of fame. that all happened today. this is all pay back in theory for the steroid era. let's bring in scott reece, what is the buzz here? how long with the players be black listed in. >> that is a great question, raj. look, this is not a surprise. i mean, there have been enough polls done of the voters and we knew he would not be voted in on the first ballot. still, it makes quite a statement given this particular class of steroid suspected super stars. and it's not just bonds who received 36.2% of the vote.
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rodger clemens, 37.6%. sammy sosa 35% of the vote. they have up to 14 more years to receive the necessary 75% to get in to cooperstown. it's likely that many of the top players in the hall of fame, including willie mays and hank aaron have used stimulants. so, i think that it's -- just simply as mess, as i stated earlier and i think this is about with sports writers that were, for whatever reason looking the other direction back in the late '90s that now feel they have to make players like barry bonds suffer for a period of time before they allow him in the hall of fame. >> bonds is baseball's only
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seven-time mvp and clemens the only seven-time cy young award winner and nobody was actually voted in. that is sit, we will have more on the story coming up at 6:00, at some point, somethings that who give with regard to them getting in the hall. we have not reached that point, but a lot of super stars will be left out in the coming years if something is not fixed. >> absoluteliment scott reese, baseball writers of america, vote for the hall of fame and it could be years before those guys get in. we have an update on injured giants fan, bryan stow, he is now recovering from a hip surgery. he is? constant pain and that is slowing down his physical therapy. despite the brutal beating in l.a., his strength and health is
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kbroufing. soon, when you pop a pill, you could be eating an edible bar code too. i will show you how bay area technology is how they make sure the medication that you take is the real deal and not counterfeit. >> i'm scott budman at the consumer electronic show. the biggest trade show in the country, how big? how many gadgets? how much coffee are we drinking here? we will give you the down, coming up. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits.
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that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. how ledgeable is your signature, and why does it concern president obama. it's all about the cabinet member. he will be responsible for domestic, economic and tax policy as well as managing the public debt. lou's signature will be displayed on the newly printed paper money and there in lies the issue.
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he thought doctors had illegible signature, look at this, this cork crew series of loops, that is how it would work on dollar bills that end up in the wallet. it's believed that lou will have to update his signature as did his predecessor. in health matter, you cannot see it, but it can give you valuable information about the medication you are taking. the first ever edible bar code system, developed right here in the bay area. i'm not sure it looks so tasty. >> it's invisible. but the true tag technology demonstrated it for us today it's fascinating how it works. they found a way to put a bar code full of information on a tinny pill, and they are coated with a special dust, encoded with a unique color combination, that is the edible bar code, a scanner can look at the pill and
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determine whether it's authentic and when it expires. >> it's a way to create comfort and security that what you are buying is real, leth and designed to help you the way the doctor intended it to be. >> the information can be used in the event of a medication recall to help a drug company determine exactly which of the plants processed that pill. now, the edible bar code technology is in the early toasting phase and it's expected to be available to the public in two years. the cost is expected to be a fraction of a cent per pill. nbc bay area news. >> very interesting. east bay businesses are helping to fight childhood obesity. revolution foods started their work with one of the schools. they said that fighting obesity is not the only benefit for providing good lunches. >> if you have well fed
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children, that are fed well and happy, have nutritious meals you will see an increase in student achievement. they provide meals to many schools in the bay area and in pleasanton, your facebook friends that are updating their status may do it for a reason. reefrps found that some people update so they do not feel lonely. a study out of the university in berlin urged them to post more updates than they normally did each day. and then did a questionnaire. and those that updated more frequently felt less lonely. >> 10s of thousands of techies have left the bay area for the consumer electronic show in vegas. what goes into putting on such a huge show. let's go to vegas, hes that answer. >> yeah, ces has been huge in
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the past. it's likely to be its biggest year ever here in 2013. what does that mean in term of numbers and in terms of people and in terms of gadgets. here is a little perspective. ♪ and those exhibitors have lots of space to show off their gadgets. 1.7 million net square feet of space is used for ces that, is more than 35 football fields and plenty of people will fill the space. we will pull in some 140 att attendies, 30,000 of them are outside the united states and by the way, it's green. think about this. if attendies wanted to see all the products all around the world, they would have to travel 700 million miles. that is a lot of business
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travel. now, they will drink some 17,000 cups of coffee over the next few days. if you drank one cup a day, it would take you 47 years to reach that many and each home in the united states has 24 consumer electronic products. i guess that is why they have the show. now one of the over arching themes of ces this year, mobility, specifically mobile gaming. we will show you some of the hot spots and how silicon valle is playing a huge role tonight at 6:00. for now, i'm scott budman in las vegas. >> fun assignment. >> it's like a club out there. >> yeah. all right, let's turn it over to the weather center. it does not look like a club outside, i will tell you that much, it's foggy and cold. >> some clubs have that fog going on. right? >> that is true. >> had to call you on that.
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>> have not been in a while. >> neither have i. let's look at the radar picture, you see -- you see the storm moving across, not too much moisture left, but plenty of cold air that will continue to drop temperatures 10 to 20 degrees as we go through the next 24 hours and we will continue to track areas of drizzle, a few spotty showers across san francisco and down in the south bay as well. current numbers in the past two hours have dropped some ten degrees from the north bay to the south bay, you can feel the chill outside, with plenty of upper 40s and it will be getting colder. may need to dust off the eyeglasses a bit and take a second look at this. we will go to the low 30s and upper 20s and daytime highs thursday will will struggle to get out of the 40s. and we will have record setting lows as far as friday morning with temperatures expected in the 40s. let's go to the sky camera
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network and what you find is the cloud cover is advanced all over the bay area, along with cold air filtering in. in san francisco, we have seen the showers. it is getting the road ways wet just enough to get slick out there. here is the latest storm system, the cold front and associated low pressure in the pisk. it will advance quickly over the next 24 hours so that by thursday, all we are left with is the dome of air sitting across the bay area. that is going to give us some of the chilliest air. not only this season, but as we said yesterday of the past 12 months. we will also look at a chance at isolated showers and those low snow levels. let's get to the rainfall. we are not expecting too much. as we head throughout tonight, spotty showers expected and here is when we get in the chance of low snow. by 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, you can see the coverage of rain is not very widespread, at the coast line, and the peninsula, we will see light to moderate areas of rain. that is where we may have the best chance to get low snow
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flakes. overall rainfall totals not impressive. so, once again, a lot of you may be hoping for a day out there on the skis and on the valley floor, not going to happen. but at 1,000 feet and above, we could get a dusting of snow. right up against the immediate coast line, there are the locations. as far as tonight goes, temperatures in the upper 20s, it will be slick and slippery, and maybe black ice, 32 in los gatos and 34 in livermore. 3-day forecast. temperatures struggling to get out of the 40s on thursday. clearing on friday and saturday, then as we head throughout sunday, we are looking at a slight chance of showers coming our way. so, get the layers, you need the, you know, several lairs -- several layers, we are talking three or four, it really does work, it works to trap the meet next to your body. layer it up tomorrow morning. all right? making sure nobody -- >> more layers, i'm in. >> making sure all of you are
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almost ready for business, the new tunnel is by-passing a dangerous stretch of highway 1, and double slides are getting closer to opening. take a look, crews are running tests on all of the state of the art safety systems. there's an emergency water supply, and a control room to monitor activity inside of those tunnels. it seems like traffic could begin running through the 4200 foot tunnels any time now. caltrans said not quite yet. >> i sometimes compare it to when you are build ago car. the car is finished. but right now, we are hooking up the lights. we are hooking up the radio and the gps and the air bag. >> well, caltrans has estimated the tunnel will hope last month, they are now saying earlier this
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year. stay with us, back in a moment. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death.
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speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it.
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chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> we have more ahead on nbc bay area, a new screening test that will detect one of the hardest to detect cancers in women. >> and at 6:00, a man in prison for more than a decade after stealing $100,000 worth of merchandise from a store, he is now free and how he is making the most of his second chance. >> remember to layer. see you at 6:00. >> it will be cold.
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on our broadcast tonight, in the fight. one american city has now declared a full-on flu emergency as deaths from the illness increase and hospitals try to keep up. early detection. big new hope tonight in the fight against ovarian cancer. the deadliest form for women. there has been a big development. rules of the road. how far can police officers go when they pull you over? the story could have a big impact for allf us on the road. and fallen stars. lance armstrong set to open up to oprah as the hall of fame door is shut on some baseball greats tainted by the steroid controversy. "nightly news" begins now. from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. we begin tonight with this flu outbreak across 41 states in this country now. and at this time last week, it


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