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which includes brewed coffee and espresso drinks. this is the first price hike in nearly two years for the coffee chain. we want to welcome our 11:00 viewers. >> we've been on early following tonight's giants game right here on nbc and we've been tracking some breaking news at all of the bay area airports. san jose, sfo and oakland. >> a computer glitch had grounded all southwest flights on the west coast. now i hear the ticket agents are doing it manually, getting the passengers entered in that way. george kiriyama is live with the new information. >> reporter: i just received an e-mail from the airport that says that the southwest airlines has lifted the ground stop the network is still down. yes, employees have to enter all the passenger information manually and that is a very slow process. once all the passengers are entered manually, they will board the plane and the plane will take off. they're still looking atle delays and possible cancellations. i just ran inside to see what's
going on. there is a long line at the southwest counter and they want southwest to pay for a hotel overnight. they say they won't be leaving tonight. southwest airlines on the twitter account saying there was an internal computer failure and it has grounded flights nationwide. one of the tweets saying the could you tellage has caused us to hold departing flights. all hands on deck to resolve. no flight leaving san jose until further notice. we were not allowed to go to the gates for security reasons but people are tweeting from the gates saying a bunch of passengers stranded, waiting around and there was a lot of frustration. no one knew what was going on or if they would be leaving. >> a bunch of were in the water before we were at the car with tools. we were smashing the window, trying on get it open. >> this outage has affected passengers' ability to check in and check in luggage. we have asked the airport how many flights or passengers were
affected by this tonight and they do not have an official enough just yet. george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. so presumably thousands of passengers for southwest are strand tonight or delayed in a big way. we want to he show you some video just coming into our newsroom. i think we have it here. you can see at the fleet of southwest planes grounded at l.a.x. this is down in l.a. this is one of the airports we're talking about. all in the bay area and now at l.a.x. a lot of airports on the west coast where everything has come to a standstill because of the computer glitch. as george just mentioned, they are starting to ticket passengers by hand so it will be a long night for a the love passengers. we'll stay on the story and bring you the latest updates as it develops. we're following developing news in san francisco. we've just learned moments ago that the massive rescue effort in the chilly waters of the by a have been us is pengded for the night. all this comes after a woman drove her van into the water from the marina green parking lot.
this is after hours of searching. rescuers finally found the van late tonight. jean ellie joins us from san francisco with the information she just learn from the san francisco fire department. >> reporter: the fire department tells me that van is wedged in the mud at the bottom of the bay. that the victim is still inside the van. crews have called off rescue and recovery efforts tonight because the divers are just exhausted. they will return in the morning to continue the effort. they'll know where to search because of that white light. that beacon is marking where the van is located. it has been a heart breaking day along the marina green. some young sailors tried to rescue the victim but could not get her out. >> crews worked to pull a van out of the san francisco bay. it took rescue crews hours to find the vehicle. witnesses say a woman driving the van suddenly jumped the curb at the marina green parking lot and plunged into the bay around 5:00.
>> right here. >> reporter: people on shore why yelling for help. over at the yacht club, the youth american team force heard the cries for help. ian andrews and his teammates jumped in for action. >> we peeled out of the harbor at full speed. we got to the car. as it was going down. >> reporter: 13-year-old john took this picture of the van before it sank. he watched the men try to save the driver who looked unconscious. >> we saw it spin a little and then start to drift down toward the barge down here. and then we saw three men jump off their boat and start banging on the back window of the car. >> reporter: andrew says three teammates spend about ten minutes in the frigid water. >> a bunch of guys were in the water before we even slowed down on the car. with tools and we were smashing the window, just trying to get it open. >> reporter: the men managed to crack the window but could not break it.
when the woman behind the wheel and her van disappeared, san francisco police and fire and the coast guard took over. but rescuers couldn't find the car in time to save the driver. >> the guys are okay. i think it is more emotionally disturbing and stressful than anything else. >> reporter: a heart breaking outcome for a team hoping to help and scores of stunld onlookers. so crews will return here tomorrow morning and resume this recovery effort. the medical examiner will be standing by to identify the victim. and notify family. reporting live in san francisco, jean ellie, nbc bay area news. a starbucks in milpitas became a drive-through today when a car crashed into the store. it happened before 7:30 this morning just off 680. amazingly no, one was hurt during that busy time. not even the driver. investigators say it looks like an accident but are looking into why the driver lost control. the store front has to be rebuilt before the starbucks can reopen. more rulings will be handled down next week by the u.s.
supreme court and that includes proposition 8. california's controversial ban on same sex marriage. as people wait for the ruling, it is stirring up more debates and emotions. nbc bay area cheryl hurd is live with the story. >> reporter: same sex marriage has been an issue for a very long time. especially here in the bay area. and surprisingly, it is tough to get people to talk about the issue as time marches closer to a supreme court decision. >> for us in california, couples will be marrying again. >> reporter: kate is a lesbian, married and a mother of two children. she says waiting for the supreme court decision on prop 8 and the federal defense of marriage act has been grueling. >> this whole thing started in 2004 which is nine years ago. a lot happens in someone's life in nine years. >> reporter: for one, her daughter arianna grew up. she was 2 when then mayor gavin newsome allowed couples to marry
only to have the state supreme court stop the weddings for legal reasons. in 2008, same sex couples were allowed to marry for a short time. now, gay marriage is in the hands of the supreme court after a very long legal fight. >> i do wish that the courts would get on with it. >> her entire life has been dominated in our household by prop 8. >> reporter: california voters approved prop 8 which says marriage is between a man and a woman. >> i don't think it sh gotten this far at all. >> reporter: for people like art lopez who believes traditional marriage, wait gt for the supreme court decision does not sway his opinion. >> i have a difficult time adjusting to so many others that have seemed to accept the direction we're going. >> reporter: there has been a lot of waiting on this issue. a decision from the supreme court could come on monday. reporting live in walnut creek.
nbc bay area news. thank you. new at 11:00, the decision to fly a gay flag was put up yesterday in celebration of pride month. but since it went up, several employees have voiced their concerns. city manager bill listens eight says it is a done deal and the flag stays. pride month and the penning decision by the supreme court regarding gay marriage. we have extensive coverage. we just heard from cheryl hurd who will be heading to washington, d.c. this weekend. we'll have that monday morning and reports from across the bay area when the ruling is announced. the supreme court ruling could be announced next monday or thursday. san jose police have announce ad major crackdown against gang violence. this new plan comes two days after a teenage boy was kill in a gang-related shooting. beginning this weekend, 40 additional san jose police officers focused on gang patrol will be on the streets.
then in july, 24 more officers will be added, bringing the total to 64 officers focused on gangs. s.w.a.t. officers will be on duty during peak weekend hours biffle august the department plans to reinstate its gang suppression unit. >> the reality is the department needs to do something to get out into the hot spot neighborhoods and to prevent some of this violent crime. >> our chief is doing the best he can. shuffling the titanic is not going to keep san jose safer. >> they hope to work on gang prevention by getting illegal guns off the streets. more details now. this has been one of the san jose's most violent years in recent history. the city has recorded 25 homicides thus far. eight gang-related. the city is on pace to xed last year's 46 homicides, a two decade high. a bank robbery in morgan hill this morning caught on tape. a man walked into the city bank on monday ray road, jumped over
the downer. he got away with the cash. a second man was waiting outside. the two drove off and ditched a jeep a mile away. if you have any information about these bank robbers, you're asked to call the morgan hill police. >> new details on the nsa surveillance scandal. edward snowden is officially a fugitive. the justice department revealed that it has charged him with two could you tell us of espionage and one count of stealing government property. each charge carries a maximum sentence of ten years in prison. the u.s. has also filed a provisional arrest warrant formally asking hong kong police to arrest him. it is believed the former contractor has been hiding in hong kong since revealing the government's phone and internet surveillance programs. to offer an apology to those that i have hurt. still ahead at 11:00, the public apology. what paula deen is telling her
fans after a growing controversy. plus, a warning is going out to facebook users. millions of them. up next, the personal information that accidentally got out. and it happens every year and so many of us wait for it. >> actually pretty cute. the ugliest dog contest. we'll show you the winner. good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. it may get a little ugly as we get into the forecast but right now it is looking pretty fine. this developing june storm. rain is probably not what you had on your mind
. world of food she's a household name. paula deen is a fixture of the tv cooking circuit but tonight she is out of a job. >> she admitted in a lawsuit that she used racial slurs in the past. today she tried to him the damage but it was too late. >> today is all about spices. >> the self-proclaimed queen of southern cooking she is best known for her over the top concoctions. today the celebrity chef put away her recipes and went to work defending her reputation. more contrite than charming southern host. >> inappropriate, hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable. >> in a 45-second edited video posted on youtube, she responded to fierce criticism after she admitted to using racial slurs in the past. >> i beg for your forgiveness. >> she was apologizing for comments she made in a legal deposition. deen and her brother are being
sued for discrimination by a former employee who was white. she deny the claims. in the deposition the 66-year-old is asked if she has ever used the n word. answers yes, of course. it was a black man who put a gun to my head while she was working as a bank employee. when asked if she had used it since then, she said i'm sure i have but it's been a very long time. this morning she was supposed to be here at the "today" show to explain her comments. but she never showed up. >> early this morning, we are hearing she is too exhausted to show up so she is not with us. >> she replaced the first video why w a second unedited version. >> i offer my sincere apology to those that i have hurt and i hope that you forgive me. >> late today the food network announced it will not renew her contract when it expires at the end of this month. >> she can come back. anyone can come back. but it is very difficult.
you must have a repenaltiant heart. you must change your behavior. you must be consistent and believable. >> paula deen's business empire is worth an estimated $17 million and includes 14 cookbooks, six restaurants, a bimonthly magazine with a million readers, merchandise and endorsement deals. nbc news, new york. in other news, authorities in italy a working to bring back james gandolfini's body back to the united states. usually it takes ten days to release a body in italy. authorities are trying to speed up the process so the family can hole a funeral in new york late next week. the family spokesperson said the sopranos star had a wonderful day with his teenage son before collapsing in his hotel room wednesday night. the two had gone sight-seeing all day including a visit to the vatican. revealing testimony in the
wrongful death trial against michael jackson's concert promoter. today a harvard sleep expert testified that the pop star may have gone two months straight without any real sleep. the 60 nights of propofol infusions by dr. conrad murray would only cause him to go into a comba like state but not actually fall asleep. that's why he suffered extreme memory loss, paranoia and weight loss. jackson's mother is suing aeg live claiming the concert promoter was negligent for hiring dr. conrad murray in the first place. >> if you use facebook, this could be you. the phone number and e-mail addresses of 6 million facing into users were accidentally released over the past year. facing into use who downloaded contact info for their friends also got extra info that they were not authorized to have. facebook says there was a technical flaw in its contact archives. the security team learned about the problem last week and fixed
it immediately, according to facebook. this afternoon the company released a blog explaining what happened. it's called jobs. the new steve jobs movie starring ashton kutcher. part of it was filmed in los altos. the jobs movie will now be released in august. kutcher as jobs says he wants to make apple cool again. maybe i'm not cool because i didn't think apple was not cool. >> yeah. well, cool or hot, rain or shine in the next few days, you're going to get it all. here's jeff ranieri. >> we had to fire up the doppler radar. you'll be happy to know we get through the first part of the weekend. it will be dry here on that scan. but eventually even by late sunday, we'll start to see a
little bit of wet weather developing across the bay area. let's get you into saturday. we don't want to risht along too quick. you can see it at 8:00 a.m. a little stratus right at the immediate coastline. that will clear and quickly. another stunner here by the noon hour. sunny skies at the coastline. by 4:00 p.m. even though we'll have sunshine, we'll keep those temperatures cooler by the i bay. low 80s and mid to upper 80s expected for some of our extreme interior locations. let's get you outside to the live hd sky. camera network. thank you so much for this picture. our control room working hard to get this. from is from our san francisco cam. a super moon saturday coming our way. that means the moon will be 14 to 30% brighter and the full moon will be on its closest earth track. and that is why it is called a super moon. next time you can see this would be august of 2014. the best weather for this is for saturday with the clear conditions. by sunday, that cloud cover will
increase and it will be pretty much impossible for a lot of us in the bay area. look at that. air traffic across san jose. we've got this one fine tuned. clear skies and unlimited visibility. what we have happening right now is high pressure offshore. it will stay with us for saturday. but then it will quickly get pushed off to the south and the heat will be fading very fast as temperatures will be dropping from 10 to 15 degrees. all those changes will get sparked off by this huge plume of moisture in the pacific. it is still about 2,000 to 2,500 miles away. but we do know at this point, it has been about two and a half days the forecast models have been very consistent. that is great when it comes to weather models, to put this jet stream across northern california. that will help with the streams of moisture. and at this point we haven't seen too many fluctuations. best chance of getting the most
measurable rainfall will be at the coast and the north bay. the totals will range from .500 to a half inch. and the highest amounts, over an inch of rainfall. let's take a look. the gfs model has been pinning up this forecast very well. you can see as we head monday into early tuesday, we'll see a tenth of an inch to possibly a half inch in the south bay. trace amounts to .500 of an inch. 77 for livermore in the early morning hours. then for the sprint nascar cup series, i cyou can see the temperature will be nice. by sunday, areas of drizzle and temperatures in the mid 70s. for your daytime highs, we can expect upper 80s on saturday. cooler sunday. and that rain returning as we head throughout monday and a chance of thunderstorms on tuesday. stay tuned. we may see fluctuations on time and intensity. coming up, the ugly dog
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okay. the world's ugliest dog has been crowned. tonight at the sonoma marin fair. wally, a mutt mixed part eagle, boxer and bassett. he is actually cute. he had a huge head, short, thick stature, duck feet. and he won $1,500. here's some other dogs. >> that dog is ugly. >> other breeds featured in the 25th anniversary of the contest including pedigree and mutt mixes. the chinese, boxers, terriers and poodles. and wally will make an appearance on a late night talk show. >> this is a national story this has developed into in our own backyard. colin kaepernick pitching for the giants. it happened tonight. and we're checking in with the
for a second i thought kaepernick kaepernick was the pitcher for the giants tonight. >> he looked very good out there. >> here's henry wofford in the comcast sportsnet newsroom. >> he definitely throws hard enough. losses on all fronlts for the orange and black. the fish did some frying of their own. let's get you caught up to speed. action at at&t park where, there's the guy. the quarterback colin kaepernick throwing out the first pitch. 87 miles per hour. sergio garcia held on to that thing. to the game we go. top of the second. no score. tim lincecum. facing logan morrison. that was sergio romo. the solo shot. and then top of the seventh, game tied 3-3. two on, two out.
he singles to right. 4-3, marlins themselves would go to win 6-3. not good at all. they've been used a lot. even though we've got 7 out of 10, we had to use some guys in the eighth inning to get out of it. and i think we're okay for tomorrow. but it would be nice to stay away from a couple guys and give them a break will. >> pablo sandoval was down on the farm friday night in single a. san jose. the dh pablo made his only hit in three at-bats count. a third inning solo home run by all indications. pablo came out of the game healthy after four and a half innings even though his uniform looked a little too small. he looked good out on the diamond. as we get to the oakland a's and mariners. the first at-bat for yoenis
cespedes. the out of town scoreboard in left. the a's up 2-0. ninl inning. up 4-3. cespedes hits another two-run homer to left. his third most high. home run game of the month. a's win 6-3 is your final. get in the fast lane. the toyota save mart 350. the drivers got in their practice laps. qualifying is tomorrow on the two-mile, 11-turn course. ì& before but she was in an indy car. present a new twist for her. >> i kept going through turn 3 and 3a and thinking, is it because i did it like i did in inldy car that i'm terrible through here and i can't get the car to turn? so yeah, i was thinking that to myself. but overall, it is nice to know where you're going. >> some off the feel nfl news. massachusetts police have prepared an arrest warrant for
patriots tight end aaron hernandez on the charge of object struck of justice. he has reportedly not been cooperative in law enforcement's investigation into the murder of his associates, oden lloyd whose body was found a mile from his home on monday. one more tid bit of bad news. angel baggan who was injured last night in stockton has reaggravated the tendon injury in his hamstring. the giants will re-evaluate their options going forward. by the way, bruce bochy said surgery is an option. not good news. the giants have been attacked by injury bugs this year. >> thank you. henry wofford is still very healthy. >> that's the good news. >> sorry about that.
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>> we showed you this earlier. 14% to 30% brighter. the super moon will be the best visibility on saturday with those clear skies. it will be cloudy. so even though it peaks on sunday, the cloud cover will inhibit us from seeing that. then we have the rain coming back monday and tuesday of next week. >> thank you for joining us. have a great weekend