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cooling out a rit l bit on your thursday morning as we take a live look right now outside san francisco and a well lit bay bridge. those light installations look like the whales of a fish. it's going to warm up thank you for joining us. i'm sam brock. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. cooler start to our morning. >> and breezy, too. we are still seeing the lowe clouds. 66 in the peninsula looking at the east bay. it will be a windy day with some
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sunshine reaching into the low 70s. san francisco up to 61 degrees so we'll look at the bigger picture coming up in a few minutes and mike is getting info on a crash in san francisco. >> we just got this before we got on the air chp tells us they're running a traffic break and closing all lanes westbound over of the bay bridge ativ van ne ness. a crash happened a few minutes ago, still getting details on that. that will slow you down at the tail end of the bay bridge. if you get off at ninth you may see the backup forming. we'll show you the bay bridge from the oakland side. travel across the span heading at treasure island, that does move smoothly but this may affect pose the as they're getting towards san francisco i'll bring you more in a little
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bit. it will be a busy day because happening today it's now in the hands of the jury. deliberations begin this morning in the trial of three santa clara county jail guards accused of beating an inmate today. >> today in the bay's christian says joining us at the hall of justice with what's next in this high-profile case. kris? >> reporter: all along, the santa clara district attorney's office says this is more than michael tyree's death, the jail inmate who died here, but also about an abuse of power on the part of the santa clara county sheriff's department. jereh lubrin, rafael rodriguez and matthew ferris could face life in prison if they are convicted of beating to death the bipolar inmate, 31-year-old michael tyree, back on august of 2015. it was the night before he was found dead in his cell with a spleen that was ruptured. now the three are also charged with the assault under color of authority, a 48-year-old juan
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via, a second mentally ill inmate, who was beaten, allegedly, on the same night. now the defense for those three jail guards has claimed that tyree's death was not a homicide but that he died by his own hand, by injuring himself to the point of those internal injuries. some former inmates testified that they saw all three deputies in tyree's cell and that one of the deputies turned off the light which was usually left on. now, the jury has heard both sides of this case and today they will get their instructions so they can be deliberating the fate of these three jail guards. in san jose, kris sanchez, today in the bay. >> thank you very much, chris. developing this morning, an east bay community coming together to help support the family of a nine-year-old boy shot in the stomach on his birthday. a bullet struck the boy sunday night as he and his family walked their puppy in east oakland on fruitvale avenue. the family wassi inwalking to t
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store. police are trying to determine why the shots were fired. >> investigators believe the nine-year-old boy was not the intended target of that shooting. >> this is one of those moments where it's super important that we as a team help each other out. >> the boy's soccer team oakland fc leopards brought money and signed a poster and ball for their teammate. happening later today, bart is continuing its discussion on how to handle the huge problem with fare jumpers. that involves in more than just the loss of millions of dollars in revenue, in april you'll remember a large group of young people jumped the turnstile at a barge station and attacked riders on the train. a new law prevents bart from cracking down on juvenile fare jumpers so bart is trying to get that law rewritten. new video of construction under way on the so-called dip,
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that's along the stretch of highway 85 in san jose near the 101 interchange. that area appears to be sinking. caltran says the winter storms could be what's causing this dip. caltran is shutting down part of the roadway as we reported until the middle of june to make emergency repairs. happening today, south bay water leaders will hold a special workshop to examine potential impact in the state's ongoing water fix project. if governor brown gets his wish, that project may eventually include twin tunnels sending water from the delta to southern california. up next, we're talking about safety issues at tesla plants, why a new study released by a worker advocacy group has the electric car company defending its recent safety record. and a first for the winchester mystery house. in its 94 year history? ing that's never been revealed before until today. a live look at the bay
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bridge toll plaza, mike in mi millway tracking a crash on the other side of the bridge. it's between 80 westbound and 101. we'll have updates after this break. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians
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high. investors cheering the federal reserve's plan to scale back its massive balance sheet as it knows they will likely hike interest rates next month as expected. keep an eye on oil prices, they're swinging up and down, as volatile as opec meets in austria. the group is expected to extend production cuts well into next year in an effort to stabilize the oil markets. just a recap for you, the dow gaining 74 points so we're starting off at 21,012 and the nasdaq is up. we also have a new study by a worker advocacy group finding tesla saw higher-than-average injuries at its electric car factory in 2015 and that rate only dipped slightly last year. the reports by a nonprofit group called work safe shows more serious injuries which resulted in days of work. they were almost double the industry average. the data is based on injury reports filed by the u.s. government.
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tesla says it had some challenges in the past but it's working to have a few injuries as humanly possible. facebook has reportedly signed deals with buzzfeed and other content creators to make shows for its upcoming video service. it will feature long and short-form content with commercial breaks. facebook is reportedly planning six years of content, scripted shows with 20 to 30-minute episodes and shorter scripted and unscripted shows with five to ten-minute episodes. back to you guys today. >> thank you, susan. this has been a place where a lot of really special things happened in my life and i'm grateful to this place. >> where it all went down. there it is. that is the desk where facebook started. that is harvard's kirkland house, mark zuckerberg is your host showing off his home base from back in the day. he's at harvard giving the commencement speech today and getting an honorary degree because zuckerberg, of course, dropped out of school to work on
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facebook. >> mark was here. have you ever been here, sam brock, winchester mystery house. fans are buzzing this morning because starting today the popular san jose atractraction l open areas of the home that have never been accessible to the public. others have not been displayed for decades. part of the attraction's new explore more tour. today in the bay's bob redell getting a first look at the expanded tour. he'll join us for a live report, maybe a spooky one, at 5:30. i have never been there and it's getting embarrassing. >> let's change that this weekend. >> we'll have there happen. maybe not this weekend, but soon. >> oh, he's busy. >> it's memorial day weekend! >> bottle rock coming up. it's nice and cool in cupertino, only making it into the low 70s
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today so it will be nice, we'll talk about that holiday weekend, it's coming up next. >> i had brunch at that hotel. the golden gate bridge is moving fairly well. i have new information about the crash across the bay bridge. too close for comfort. why passengers on two different planes interact in a way they're not supposed to. ad lib live picture- san jose
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welcome back, everyone. taking a live look outside.
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look at people up and at 'em this morning. maybe getting a good jump on the weekend. we have an extended one coming up and no doubt people will be traveling. all right. i admit i am looking ahead to the weekend right now. we're talking about bottlerock, i'm going tomorrow. >> i'm going to pump it up tomorrow, hello? >> different levels of where we are. >> it will be a great weekend. a little cool along the coast, inland areas it will be more comfortable. here's a live look outside at san jose. clouds rolling by this morning. it's been windy, it will still be windy today and as you step out the door, 56 degrees, you're feeling the breeze, it makes it feel cooler but it's not that bad as you look at these temperatures, 58 degrees right now as you head out the door this oakland. and looking live at palo alto, i want to show you the temperature trent for sunnyvale as it will
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stay in the 60s most of the day and will briefly hit that 70-degree temperature then it comes down by early afternoon. looking at the high temperatures in gilroy today up to 70 degrees, 72 in milpitas, for the east bay we'll have 70s for the inner by a and then upper 70s for spots like antioch and oakland, up to 68 degrees today, 58 at half moon bay while belmont will be at 70 degrees and 71 in the mission district. 69 today in novato. so temperatures continue to come down and you definitely need some long sleeves or a light jacket as you head out the door this morning but don't forget sunglasses because even though there will be clouds to start that sun will break out later today and you'll wish you had them. especially if they're nice and clean. dust them off, put them in the case and get out the door this morning. as we go throughout the day in oakland, we'll see those temperatures at lunchtime at 64
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and 67 at 4:00 before it cools off shortly before sunset. we keep the breezes in san francisco. today the high will be up to 61 degrees and then you see as we head into memorial day it will be a touch warmer, but only by a few degrees. we'll also see that for the inland areas, but today really nice, 75 degrees and heading up to 80 by sunday, 83 degrees on memorial day. as we head to mike, you're tracking what's happening as you head out the door. in san francisco we have a good update. a smooth drive for most of our speed sensors, we look at where we saw the slowing off of the bay bridge, that has cleared from westbound 80 on to northbound van ness. you see a little slowing as cars make their way into the city streets and get over perhaps to the golden gate bridge, all connectors cleared. no problems at the bay bridge toll plaza so we move to the tri-valley. here's what i was talking about, the closure of the fast lane in
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each direction. let's look at what we have on our camera. there's road work going on. the fast lane has been blocked because they're repairing a sign. one plane that each direction is still affected, possibly until 5:30. they're repairing the sign but it's a distraction. go slow around the cone zone and keep people working safe. let's go out to waze. 680 is still the fastest route if you're going from dublin toward fremont. off couple other routes but they're taking five or ten minutes longer so you make your choice. and make it on the team you join. nbc bay area, that's the team you saw on the map. you access that by going to your waze app, selecting your profile and selecting the team called nbc bay area as wears ai ar yy . back to you. you have eyes and ears everywhere, mike. thank you very much. 4:48 on thursday and another scare on a tarmac, this time out of texas.
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a pair of planes loaded with passengers clipped their wings last night at that airport. the united airlines and american airlines planes colliding at austin bergstrom international airport. the american flight was taxiing to the gate and the united flight was taxiing to the runway. they clipped wings. >> it was panic. it was unbelievable, you could see the actual wings hit together and it's just shock. >> the faa hasn't said who's to blame for that collision. we're getting a closer look at the wall of debris that buried highway 1. this is about 40 miles south of big sur. engineers and geologists looking into whether there's still a road where that slide came down on saturday night. caltran says it has no idea when highway 1 will reopen. an update now on the fixes at the main spillway at the oroville dam. construction crews a s ars are
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ready to pour fresh concrete. crews are rushing in to repair the spillway before the next rainy season. talking about the next hurricane season, we'll get a look at that forecast. weather experts making their predictions today on how many hurricanes they anticipate for this next year. the 2017 hurricane season runs through the end of november. happening today in florida, one place that's seen its fair share of hurricanes, the nbc universal family getting pumped up not to mention a little bit wet. that's because we are opening a brand new massive water park at orlando resorts in florida. it's called volcano bay. now, from the looks of it, it could be worth a trip there, you get to go in those little tubes, go around, get dizzy in the process. for starters, you cannot miss the signature volcano situated in the middle of the park and we hear it offers close to 20 different attractions, most with no lines. just don't forget your sunscreen. 4:50 right now.
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coming up, allegations of shoving and slamming that's all caught on audiotape. >> you just body slammed me and broke my glasses. >> get the held out of here. >> the reporter waking up with injury this is morning and the politician facing charges on the day of his possible election. but first, happening right now, a brazen car robbery at a bart station. a cab driver reporting that he left the keys to a cab in the ignition and that's when a suspect jumped in and drove away with his car. this happened just before 11:00 last night at the daly city bart station. police, we're told, were able to find the cab and arrest the suspect. also happening right now, new zealand has jumped into the space race with a 3d printed rocket. the country launching the battery powered rocket this morning. that launch was delayed because of some of the weather conditions they're dealing with. we're back in two minutes. ad lib live picture-- fremont
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laura/rail peopl m we take a live look outside from fremont. you see the american flag there definitely flapping a little bit. some wind out there as you start your thursday, also milder conditions. people of montana head to the polls to pick the state's only house of representatives in the special election but this morning the republican in the race, greg gianforte, is facing misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly body slamming a reporter. here's audio of that altercation. >> the cbo score, you were waiting to make your decision about health care until you saw the bill and it just came out and -- >> i'll talk to you about that later -- >> but there's not going to be time -- >> okay. i'm sick and tired of you guys! the last guy that came in here
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you did the same thing, get the hell out of here! get the hell out of here. are you with "the guardian." >> you just broke my glasses. >> the last guy did the same damn thing. >> you just body slammed me and broke my glasses. >> get the hell out of here. >> this happened last night, the reporter from the "guardian." gianforte says the reporter was being aggressive but others in the room deny that. gianforte is in a tight race against democrat rob quist in a state that president trump won with more than 20 points. continuing coverage of the bill cosby sexual assault trial that's about to get under way. 12 jurors along with six alternates are now in place. cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004. he's denied all allegations of wrongdoing. yesterday cosby spoke, thanking the police department and his fans. >> i just want to be very specific about the wonderful people allegheny county and i
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want to also thank the sheriff's department because they made everything very, very smooth he here. and in closing, i just want to thank all of the people who have come to see my shows, wherever i appeared and thank you all. well, cosby's trial is set to start on june 6. here's the reality american students are living in. today skequoia high school in redwood city gets a training on how to respond in case there's a mass shooting or attack. the goal is to teach students and teachers how to stop massive bleeding and save lives. >> that is a reality check, indeed. 4:56 right now. new intense video from bellevue, washington. it shows a truck driver losing control, slamming into another car right there across the street. keep your eyes on the bottom of the screen towards the right side as traffic moves along, a
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dump truck flying through the red light, the boning a car pushing it into a grassy ditch. the truck disappears into a batch of trees. police say the dump truck driver lost control of his brakes while he was driving down a hill. miraculously, despite how bad that looks, only minor injuries to report. 4:57 right now. cooling temperatures on this thursday morning. we are looking forward to one of many events going on around the bay area including bottlerock in napa valley. up to 70 degrees, 75 on saturday and it will be nice and warm on sunday. we'll look at more things going on and i'll help you make weekend plans coming up next. and 880 past the oakland coliseum, a smooth, easy drive for this part of the east bay, we'll focus on the tri-valley, you have a couple things going on over there. plus, another death caused by botulism. what we're learning about the deadly infection and how it spreads. but first, a live look outside at the beautiful golden gate bridge.
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you can see the span this morning. where's mr. fog? well, the cooling temperatures coming in. we've got a lot more news ahead, stick around, 4:57.
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ad lib live picture-- san francisco a very good thursday morning to you, or shall we say friday eve?
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either way a lovely look outside at the beautiful bay bridge. a nice start to thursday morning, cooler temperatures as well. thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i think friday eve sounds bett better. it gets you in the weekend mind-set. >> exactly. a lot of supreme an extended weekend. >> i am, too. it was so hot to start out this week and we're coming down from the 90s that we had inland. it's hard to believe but now we are talking about low 70s for the highs today and this is what it feels like as you step out the door right now. mid to upper 50s to start out this friday eve. it will be up to 72 degrees in san jose and palo alto. napa 71 degrees and 61 degrees in san francisco with some patchy clouds, fog and gusty winds. we'll talk more about that and look ahead to that holiday weekend but mike starts us off in the tri-valley. >> >> the rest of the bay is boring. you wa b


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