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joining us, i )m terry mcsweeney. the news at 5:00 starts right now. good evening, everyone, thank you for joining us. >> we begin with breaking news this evening. a rare police shooting in a normally quiet and safe contra costa county community. >> the intersection is blocked off in downtown danville as police investigating the deadly shooting. christie smith, police just held a briefing. what did we learn? >> reporter: i tell you, nearly six hours later and investigators are still on scene here in he didn't take questions, but he gave a basic outline of what led to the shooting. whatpious person in the by cottage lane before noon today. they say they located the young man they were looking for but say he took off in a car.
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officers started a pursuit as they headed toward downtown. now, people who work in the area were startled in typically quiet danville and even took cover. the chief says officers got out to try and make an arrest. >> unfortunately, the driver drove his vehicle straight towards one of our officers. fearing for his life, our officer fired his weapon towards the vehicle in an attempt to get the driver to stop. the driver was struck. >> well, we saw the police fly down this road, and then moments later, we heard, likivhene duckn because we didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: now,rir did crash here where we are and police say they took life-saving measures but he was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead. police say they have invoked the officer involved shooting protocol which means that several agencies are investigating the shooting. they have not released, so far,
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the victim's name. reporting live in danville, christie smith, nbc bay area news. now to a developing story that started in san jose. a supervised visit between a mother and her two children turned into an abduction. now there's an amber alert in effect for 1-year-old alexander and 11-year-old priscilla. police say the mother and two children met at a park last night. there was a child protective services worker there, supervising that visit. the social worker took the girl, the 11-year-old to the bathroom and came out to find the mother and baby boy gone. shortly after that, the girl disappeared, and if you're wondering how that happened, so are we. we're not getting any answers. the children are believed to be with the mother. the mother is 33-year-old diana. she's believed to be driving a gray 2012 mini-cooper. california license plate 6uwl251. they may be headed to colorado
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springs. a troubling sight for people in the north bay, a commercial fire sent a thick plume of smoke into the air. this is in santa rosa. the fire had fully engulfed a commercial building when crews got there. the fire spread to grassy fields but firefighters say they were able to quickly control the flames at the building and in the field because of increased staffing because of dangerous conditions this weekend. >> and now to our microclimate weather coverage. there's a red flag warning, which remains in effect for parts of the north bay and the east bay. let's check in with rob mayeda. right now, we're enjoying really the warm temperatures closer to sea level around san francisco, still close t walnut creek and concord in the mid 80s right now, notice the humidity add 16% and as this red flag warning that's set into the hills, winds at 43 miles per hour, so that is the reason why we've got that microclimate
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weather alert until about 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. still dry and gusty conditions above 1,000 feet, continuing our warm temperatures as well as we wrap up the weekend. we'll have a close look at your sunday forecast and the ten-day rainfall outlook. is there any chance of rain helping with our fire conditions here? we'll have a look at that coming up in about 12 minutes. the final election push is on from coast to coast, candidates are in a nonstop sprint to win votes in this critical midterm election. nbc's chris pollone has the very latest. >> reporter: less than three days until the midterm elections and both parties are sending out their heavy hitters to rally voters to the polls. president donald trump would stop saturday in montana and florida. the president trying to tip the balance to republicans in some tightly contested races, first taking aim at montana democratic senator john tester. >> remember this. they vote for matt rosendale
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it's a vote for low taxes, low unemployment, strong borders, and montana values. >> reporter: while the president was in montana, vice president mike pence was in wisconsin. and former vice president joe biden campaigned for democrats in ohio. former president barack obama hit the trail in georgia and florida friday, leveling harsh criticism against the trump administration, a sign of how high the stakes are in the 2018 midterms. >> they promised to take on corruption. instead, they have racked up enough indictments to field a football team. >> reporter: democrats need 23 seats to control the house of representatives and 2 seats to control the senate. after 2016, neither party is taking anything for granted. nbc news, new york. in sannc dolores park today, activists marched in support of prop c at a get out the vote rally. prop c aims to help address the
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homeless problem by taxing large companies. sales force chairman and co-ceo mark benioff is a high-profile supporter. he says the homeless problem is an epidemic and san francisco has no choice but to vote for c. >> there is no plan b. this is our only choice. c is for compassion, it's for care, it's for charity. it's going to take care of the homeless that we have, 7,500 homeless in san francisco, 1,200 homeless families, each with 2 children. they need proposition c. that's why i know that it's going to pass. >> house democratic lea nancy pelosi also voiced her support on the measuring. now, opponents worry that approving prop c could lead to job loss and pour money into a broken system. well, in this final push to election day, early voting centers across the bay area and the country saw increased traffic. in san mateo county, 39 voting centers open today from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through
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monday and on tuesday, they'll be open from 7:00 in the morning until 8:00 in the evening. every city in san mateo county has at least one voting center. >> if you run into a problem at the polls, we want to hear about it. nbc bay area is teaming up with propublica. if you spot any numbers, call this number. 833-nbc-kn tv or head to our website, our election night coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. on tuesday. we'll be bringing you the results and the analysis all night long. an unusual and destructive crash shut intersecti interstate 880 today. several steel beams lying across several lanes of traffic. sergio quintana is live at california highway patrol headquarters where investigators are piecing together what
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happened. >> reporter: those beams came down across all northbound lanes of 880. now, the good news here is that all those lanes have since reopened just before noon and also the two bridges that were being reconstructed over the freeway were not damaged in this crash. but investigators are still trying to figure out how exactly the impact from one car was able to bring down three massive steel i-beams. the crash happened just before 4:00 this morning. the chp says the hayward woman behind the wheel was speeding i structure that was being used to support the reconstruction of the 23rd avenue and 29th avenue overpasses on i-880. she suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital where she was later arrested by the chp for suspicion of driving under the influence. according to caltrans, the newly reconstructed bridges were not damaged in this crash. the beams that came down were already scheduled to be removed
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from the construction site. >> right now, those actually -- the bridge can stand without the beams because we were actually going to remove them so the main beams for the bridge are already in place. >> caltrans had planned to shut down the freeway later this month to remove those support beams that came down in the crash but since this massive pieces of steel were taken away today because of the crash, caltrans is figuring out if they will need to close the freeway for a shorter period of time. caltrans has also been working on reconstructing thedges for the last year. those bridges were not affected by this crash, and they will be reopening as scheduled a little bit later this month. reporting live in oakland, i'm sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. and here's a look at a second major incident on interstate 880 in less than 24 hours. a massive fire along the freeway
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near mineta san jose airport shut down southbound 880 during the rush hour commute. the back-up, as you can see right there, stretched for miles, a traffic nightmare for drivers. firefighters are still investigating the cause. still ahead on nbc bay area news at 5:00. caught on camera, a teacher punching a student. the encounter lasted a full 30 seconds. we'll show you what led up to it. plus we now know what caused the fire that forced the evacuation of an east bay school. it's all coming up after the break. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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"look what she's accomplished... pushau the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." "she... played an important role in fighting off ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act." california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate.
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california values senator dianne feinstein to tense moments last night. we want to give you a follow-up to a fire at an east bay high school that led to tense moments last night. investigators say the cause of the fire on the roof of a high school building was electrical. it was not arson. electrical. it caused brief panic because students and parents were on campus for a music fund-raiser when that fire broke out and they had to be evacuated as a precaution. nobody hurt, damage limited to the roof of that building. now to a violent confrontation between a teacher and a student in southern california and yes, it was caught on camera. take a look at this video. the attack reportedly happened at an alternative high school near los angeles. you can hear music teacher riley warn a freshman to get out of his classroom. other students say the freshman started saying racist comments and wouldn't stop making those
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comments. then, 64-year-old teacher repeatedly punches the student. >> i've seen the kid bleeding from his face. >> just the fact that he's hitting a child is not right. >> the boy was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the teacher was arrested. witnesses say it all stemmed from an argument over the school dress code. hundreds of teenagers met at twitter san francisco headquarters today with the aim of raising awareness about mental illness. the summit was organized by bring change to mind. that's a nonprofit founded by actress glenn close. it was launched back in 2015, bring change to mind's high school program has grown to more than schools. a leader at the palo alto high helped her heal after losing h . school chapter says the program >> i had no idea he was suffering until i found out that he lost his life and that was 100% due to the stigma of mental illness and the fact that he felt ashamed by his coworkers, his doctors, just generally he
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was too afraid to speak up and share with his own daughters. >> the summit featured experts, youth leaders and those living with mental illness. glenn close helped create this whole thing. still ahead on nbc bay area news at 5:00. >> another honor performer, colin kaepernick, how his high school is recognizing him tonight. and temperatures today in the 80s. tomorrow, san jose climbing into the mid 70s as the skies are mostly clear. the radar, dry for now. will that hold up, though, over the next seven to ten days? we'll look at that outlook when we come right back.
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here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, op and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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but that isn )t stopping his hih school from he's a controversial figure in the world of sports, but that isn't stopping his high school from inducting him into its hall of fame. colin kaepernick is being indictati inducted into the pitman high school hall of fame. kaepernick led the school to its first ever playoff win as a senior. he was also nominated as an all state player in basketball, football, and baseball, all in the same year. kaepernick graduated from pitman in f hall of famer willie thursday at at&t park. the public memorial is going to take place at 11:30 in the morning. fans should enter the park through the willie mays plaza gates. he had been suffering from several health issues. he played 19 of his 22 major
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league seasons with the giants and i am thinking that memorial is going to be well attended and very emotional. >> absolutely. >> at at&t. nice day, i'm going to think. the weather, not as warm as we're seeing this weekend. it will still be staying dry through the next five or ten days. we'll have a closer look at that. first, the good news of the forecast is, extra sleep tonight. there's the good news. that's all the good news i have for you. tonight, as you can see, g the time change, turn the clocks back one hour, check the smoke alarm and carbon moxide detector batteries, replace those. sunrise now and before tha sunr sunlight for the morningchoo but turning darker earlier just after 5:00. so the headline for the weather this weekend, at least through 6:00 a.m. tomorrow for the north and east bay hills is the red flag warning, still breezy and dry out there which has really cleared out the skies. san francisco, 67 degrees, humidity level starting to come
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up a little bit. less of those dry, gusty winds tomorrow, so just a little bit cooler than the 70s we saw today, san jose still 80 degrees, humidity at 19% and you can see temperatures inland in the 80s, concord and livermore, mid 80s today, still near 80 in san jose tomorrow morning with mostly clear skies, 40s to low 50s so this part of the forecast feels like november. it's the afternoons and the fact that we really won't have many rain chanced ahead that's a li ujosestill near the 80s for morgan hill, tri-valley, near 8, pretty pleasant day with sunny skies, no fog expected in the morning. moving forward, tomorrow, hour-by-hour, not much in the way of fog, already rain producing clouds, staying way off to the north and yes, we're in november but the problem is, the upper air pattern and all the storms staying way off here to the north, so not only is
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this pattern holding to the end of the weekend as you're about to see, the ten-day rainfall outlooks, depending on which model you look at, same idea here, not a lot for northern california. especially through about the 13th, both of those long range weather models just not bringing us any rain. we will see a little bit of cooling, though. san franci d eleion day. that weather forecast looks very pleasant, temperatures in the 70s inland for that, so no excuses weather-wise to not get out and vote there on tuesday. but the seven-day forecast and ten-day forecast still running quite dry. coming up at 6:00, we'll try to look further out, see if we can find some rain. right now, it's just not in the cards. >> you're ling a divining rod, just looking anywhere for water. >> i'm more excited for the i mean change. >> me too. we need to sleep. rob, thanks. still ahead on nbc bay area news at 5:00, a life-changing message that a woman heard inside a church. >> she calls it a bolt of
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lightning and turned it into millions of dollars for local charities. the story that will make you "bay area proud."
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better.
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in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent. halloween is all about costumes, candy, and spooky decorations. halloween is all about the costumes, the candy, the spooky decorations, but for one group of bay area women, it will always be tied to charity. >> yeah, it started when one woman turned a hat decorating party into a benefit for mothers in need and now the group has raised millions for charity.
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garvin thomas shares their story in today's "bay area proud." >> reporter: cheryl bailey knows people who have done some amazing charity work overseas, helping some of the world's poorest, but her calling came to her as a bit of a surprise. it involved helping close to home and involved, of all things, hats. for any pastor or priest who takes to the pulpit each week and wonders if anyone is listening, wonders if their words are enough to make a difference, well, this story is for them. >> this is the story all pastors should know, that they can touch one person's heart, they can make a difference through their words. >> reporter: cheryl bailey says her story begins more than a decade ago. sitting in a pew at saratoga d federated church when the
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pastor's message about charity hit her like a bolt of lightning. >> his message was, stop waiting for that time to be right and do something now in your own backyard. >> reporter: cheryl, who was already expecting a group of friends over to decorate witches' hats for halloween the very next day, immediately turned their craft project into a charitable event, asking for donations to san jose'sit homeless women. >> all of a sudden, clothes started showing up, cribs started showing up, strollers. you can't believe what showed up on my front lawn. >> reporter: and that was just the beginning. for her latest wonderful witchy women event, cheryl welcomed 500 women for lunch. the attraction? >> it's the hats. >> reporter: the hats are certainly something. a conversation starter and friendly competition that gives the annual october event its halloween theme. >> if i can just get your attention for a second. >> reporter: but cheryl believes
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there is something more at work here. something she felt in that church pew. >> people really do have compassion for others in their own area. >> reporter: and a compassion backed by generosity for a variety of south bay women's and children's charities, cheryl and her team have raised close till some very valuable action. the wonderful witchy women event, every year, picks three south bay charities to serve. one is always heritage home, but the other two change each year. garvin thomas, nbc bay area news. >> a great stuff. we'll be right back. i am a family man. i am a techie dad.
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was a science fair of sorts, really. >> pretty cool stuff. take a look at this. there were 150 hands-on exhibits today at the bay area science festival. this is billed as the largest free educational event in northern california and the aim here is to get kids of all ages interested and engaged in science as well as showcasing the surprising ways that science is being used to make the world a better place. some great messages there. best part? it's free and it's open to the public. >> all right. for those of you going out tonight, the weather's going to be? >> warm. 60s and 70s now and another warm weekend tomorrow. >> fantastic, rob. we'll be back at 6:00. hope you can join us then. >> see you then. tonight a show of force, with migrant caravans, at least 700 miles away, the first wave of u.s. troops arrives at the texas border. is their presence a
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