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♪ ♪ the next american chinese original is here. new sichuan hot chicken. for a heart breaking limited time only at panda express. right now at 11:00, the shock still wearing off. the latest on the mass shootings that have stubbed tnned the nat. >> reporter: people are in mourning and demanding w of the stay in and lock the doors. >> the investigation that had several streets shutdown for hours in the city. >> and a child walks right out of a store with an surveillance camera caught that has the store owner really angry. the news at 11:00 starts right now.
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and we begin with a national night of mourning and disbelief as the reality of three mass shootings in one week sinks in. the empire state building lit up in orange for gun violence awareness. indiscriminate bullets and blood have left three communities broken, one of them right here in the bay area. gilroy was first, then back to back mass shootings over the weekend in el paso, texas, and dayton, ohio, slaughtered 31 people. nbc bay area's ian cull joins us with the latest and what we're learning about those shootings and the victims. ian. >> jessica, two more people died from their injuries in el paso today. the president says that he will visit texas and dayton this week as investigators piece together possible motives. >> we can't let this take over our lives. >> reporter: tonight defiance and grief but determined to overcome. >> my heart goes out to the families that have family members that they lost and
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especially in a horrific way they lost them. >> reporter: two communities unified in loss, 22 people were shot to death in an el paso walmart filled with back to school shoppers. gilbert anchondo's son and daughter inlaw were killed shielding their two month old baby boy. >> they're both heroes because they were doing their job as parents, protecting children. >> reporter: the gunman was arrested soon after and appeared in court for the first time today. the district attorney ask seeking the death penalty for a crime motivated by hate according to what he posted online 20 minutes before the attack. >> basically from the initial comments he made in his manifesto. ohio, nine lives lost when a gunman opened fire on a popular entertainment district. he was shot police.arren who was on a girls trip. >> hug your kids and love them. because you don't know in
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america now when they leave, they may not come back. >> reporter: as family and friends mourn, politicians pledged to work for solutions. today governor newsome held a round table with state leaders and police chiefs on how to combat gun violence and white supremacy. >> the context obviously what happened last week, not just this last weekend as california's uniquely impacted by gilroy, it has already disappeared from the headlines. the question we are all being presented with is what the hell do we do to meet this moment with resolve? how do we do it in a way that maintains the values of this state? >> reporter: also mentioned in that meeting, california, anyone buying ammunition has to submit to a background check. governor newsome called for the rest of the country to follow california's lead. ian cull, nbc bay area news. >> the governor mentioned gilroy. tomorrow we are expected to get an update on the investigation into what happened at the gilroy
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garlic festival shooting. they will meet with the police in the morning. investigators have been combing overall that evidence they took, trying to figure out what made that gunman shoot so many people. of course, we'll be at the news conference and update you on air and online at nbc speaking of victims, keyla salazar was one of the three people killed last week in gilroy, and she was again remembered today in san jose as friends paid their final respects and their family shared stories about ke yarks la's vibrant personality, her love of animals and the dream she had of being an animator. frustration over the 34 people killed this week has the east bay community demanding change tonight. they are standing together along with law enforcement determined to silence the sound of rapid gunfire. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd is live and the pain we've seen is resonating across the bay area.
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>> reporter: that's right, jessica. a lot of people showing up here tonight. they are -- were singing, they were praying, and a call for unity for change. ♪ ♪ tonight in front of saint joseph's church in pinole, the signs said it all. >> tonight we stand together as one voice of hope and faith and love to end -- to end gun violence in this country. >> reporter: the rallying cry for everyone who came out. >> it's too much. something has to be done. >> reporter: and that's why they game. >> we grieve just like everybody else. we want the community to be safe. >> reporter: this group paying their respects to the 34 people who died in gilroy, el paso, texas, and dayton, ohio, a candle representing each person killed. >> all this killing and no one
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speaking out for it, no one's coming out. it's only going to change when we, the people, demand the change. >> reporter: congressman mark says it's up to congress and the senate to make change when it comes to gun laws. making a statement before immigration town hall meeting in richmond, he says congress passed the law already to require background checks to buy automatic weapons. now he says it's up to the senate to do the same. >> it's just madness to let this go on like this. when we know that we can implement policy that will not eliminate it completely, but will effectively stop so many of them happening. >> reporter: now, the congressman will hold another town hall meeting in danville on thursday. reportin live in pinole, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> cheryl, thank you. a lot of people up and down the bay area wonder how they are still vulnerable to mass shootings. ahead we investigate the laws in
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other states that may be putting californians at risk. new at 11:00 tonight, not your typical monday night in the mission. the popular san francisco neighborhood shutdown for hours, nerves totally rattled as police with rifles investigated a bomb scare. nbc bay area's jean elle is live in the mission and things are okay now, but seeing all those guns and that show of force really had an impact on people, jean. >> reporter: it did, jessica. those police officers carrying rifles, that bomb squad truck really rattled some nerves here on valencia. police evacuated businesses. the show here at the marsh tonight canceled. restaurants and shops closed early. the bomb squad sends a robot downtrt responding to a call reporting a suspicious device. an investigation that shutdown valencia betweenr more than t>> all of a sudden they blocked everything.
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told you to get out of the building or stay in and lock the doors. >> reporter: rich murphy was in valencia cycle when police told him to evacuate. saeed was eating dinner. >> they came out with the ar guns. it's not safe, everybody has to get out. >> reporter: while officers kept people at a safe distance, police deployed two robots. the fbi joined the investigation. police searched and questioned one man, but say no one was arrested and no explosive device was found. but after a weekend of violence across the country, people forced to evacuate say they were feeling uneasy. >> it was pretty -- >> it's scary. hopefueall news. >> jean has updates in san francisco all evening long. a great resource for breaking news, follow us at nbc bay area. well, fire crews remained at a scene in rural contra costa county where homes were -- over the weekend. there were 12 fires located along marsh creek road just
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outside of clayton. neighbors think 12 fires, those may have been intentionally set. however, investigators haven't determined the cause just yet. in the south bay, neighbors are leaning on one another for support after a devastating fire. a grandmother died and her 12-year-old granddaughter is in critical condition because of it. that fire started around 7:30 in the morning on green moore drive in south san jose. they say the grandmother was asleep in the front room died from breathing in all the smoke. a neighbor said she had trouble moving around, but sometimes the grandmother used a wheelchair. this evening some 50 neighbors held a barbecue to raise money for the family. they collected almost a thousand dollars. they also wanted to kind of check on each other after the reality of losing one of their neighbors. >> i said, you know, we need to get together to have a barbecue and be together and, you know, to process what we've experienced and heal together. >> now, there was a third person
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home when the fire broke out. that person managed to jump out of a window to safety. firefighters aren't sure if the family actually had working smoke detectors. we are now just hours away from what could be a big day in the ghost ship warehouse trial. the jury will begin deliberating again for the first time since last thursday. derek almena and maximum harris face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one for each person killed in the warehouse fire. prosecutors argued the two disregarded the safety of others, by illegally converting the warehouse into a makeshift home for artists. the city of oakland, fire department and the landlords all knew the warehouse had been modified and did nothing about it. if convicted, almena and harris face a maximum of 39 years in prison. last fall he sent bombs to critics of the president. tonight he's headed to prison. today cesar sayoc was sentenced prominent democrats. some of those explosives went to hillary clinton, barack obama
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and kamala harris, and to cnn headquarters. thankfully none of the bombs detonated. sayoc pleaded guilty in march to of 5 counts including using weapons of mass destruction with the intent to kill. what will tomorrow bring? the stock market plunged to the worst loss of the year on wall street as china met president trump's tariff threat with defiance. markets are selling off around the world as the two largest economies engage in a trade war. the dow plummeting 767 points. the s&pasdaq also falling sharply. china's currency also to its lowest l in more than a decade. we're back in 60 seconds. ahead, walking right out of a store with an expensive toy. owner says two adults coached the boy into stealing it. and terrifying moments in the sky. what happened inside this airplane minutes before it made
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an emergency landing. >> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. the fog is rolling in right now, but we'll show you what else will be cooling temperatures this week, and a brand-new update on when some rain -- yes, rain -- could return to northern california coming up in about 7 minutes.
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it's still a lot to take in. california, texas, ohio, three mass shootings all in a single week. and in each of those cases, the killer bought the gun and the a.m. nation legally. how? senior investigator looked at gun laws in all three states and found quite a patchwork. >> our elected officials who have been given the duty to protect us are shirking that duty. >> reporter: she is the managing director of the giffords law center, named after former congresswoman gaby giffords injured in a mass shooting in arizona. the nonprofit advocates for
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tougher gun laws across the country including universal background checks for anyone buying a gun. on capitol hill, the house already passed such a plan, but the bill is stalled in the senate. >> it needs to be signed and become the law of the land. >> reporter: but there are mass shootings we've seen recently where tougher background checks may not have made a difference. >> that's true, and just like any law is not meant to stop the problem in every single case, but we owe it to the people that may end up being victims to pass those laws now. >> reporter: background checks are required fcalifornia. but in texas and ohio, they're only required for licensed dealers and not for private sellers. waiting periods also vary. in california buyers have to wait a minimum of ten days between buying and picking up the gun. neither texas nor ohio has any waiting period. assault weapons can no longer be sold in california, but some are still allowed if they were bought before the year 2000.
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texas doesn't ban assault weapons neither does ohio. while california already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, critics believe the state is still left vulnerable since other states have far fewer restrictions. >> the california ban assault weapon, nevada does not. the problem is that gnsz transfer across the border very easily. >> reporter: which was the case in the gilroy shooting. that type of weapon is actually banned here in california. but it was purchased in nevada. >> that's correct, that's correct. and that's why we need a federal law ideally that would ban assault weapons in every state. >> reporter: we tried to talk to the national rifle association to get its take on the various gun laws and the push for universal background checks, but, jess, we were told they are not commenting. >> all right. thank you, bigad. they cut critical support to a website. the accused el paso gunman posted before the rampage.
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it is an internet service to the security provider. it announced 8chan, this is not the first time the message board has been linked to mass shootings. 8chan is off line. it is expected to find another provider, possibly just within a matter of days. well, you may want to check your bank account and your credit card statement because camel police is searching for a woman who used stolen information to load up on local grocery stores. police released surveillance pictures tonight. they s s bay safeways and bought $42 worth of alcohol and gift cards. look familiar? if you know her, call police. well, this is not a good "toy story". the owner of an east bay toy shop believes adults coached a boy into stealing a pricey toy from his shop. he has the surveillance video to prove it. what do you think? nbc bay area's melissa reports from concord where the owner is
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helping teach a few adults a big lesson. >> we're mom and pops. we're not bill gates. we're not walmart corporate. >> reporter: if there is one thing that tom lochlves more th toys, it's seeing a child's face light up when they pick up their favorite toy at his store in concord named pot of gold collectibles. but on wednesday afternoon, fits sim on simmons says his surveillance cameras caught something he'd never seen before. >> flat out child abuse. that's wrong. >> reporter: two adults who appeared to be teaming up with a child to steal a pricey toy set from his store, we blurred out their faces. >> for this to happen especially caused by a child encouraged by the adults, it's just wrong. >> reporter: the video shows the trioits simmons is tending to another customer at the counter, watch the boy starts pulling out a pirates of the caribbean lego set. retail price $180. the man then walks over and asks a question about a display item
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on the wall. >> this was planned. you distract the person, you go out the other side. it's typical for tag-team stuff. >> reporter: the boy walks out of the store holding the box set. the woman is trailing right behind him. fits simmons says they were in and out of his store in 90 seconds. >> i feel bad for the child because the child is being taught by the parents to do this. >> that's crazy. that's insane. they shouldn't be parents. >> reporter: melissa colorado, nbc bay area pg& is showing off command center that it says is in charge of shutting off power to prevent wildfires. it is appropriately called the wildfire operation center and is equipped with satellite and live camera feeds that monitor for fire threats. 16 screens, the workers monitor them. they can see infrared pictures taken from space and they can also monitor wind direction a c. it is going to happen. it's just a matter of when.
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>> everything we're doing is to be able to minimize that impact and reduce that footprint. but the reality is could there be a likelihood where we do end up losing a larger county or city? potentially. it's really weather dependent. >> during the tour, the control center detected a one acre fire near georgetown and within ten minutes, the center was able to get a remote camera on that fire and to alert fire crews. all right. we're going to bring in chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we are really fortunate that in august our fire danger h relati lausehe temperatures for the most part, except those little weekend days, has been low. >> we really have seen a lot of summer, we've had 70s and 80s. we haven't had too many stretches of 100 degree days. that definitely is good news. as many of you know as we head into september and october that's when we can get into some dry offshore wind events. so we will, of course, also continue to monitor those fire conditions as we head through summer. now, today definitely felt a little bit strange outside.
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a lot of you felt it, that humidity. you saw the cloud cover as well. wanted to start off with exactly what's happening with the weather pattern in case you're just tuning in right now. we have high pressure across the west. we're used to this. all the time helps to bring hotter weather here through summer for us. it's the clockwise motion around this and it's exactly where this set up that it helped to drive up some tropical moisture from the south bringing us the cloud cover and humidity today. really my focus right now continues to be on this milder system out here offshore that eventually is going to cool our ove through tomorrow's forecast, i see the heat, also the humidity starting to slide off towards the east and that's going to make way for that cooler system to begin to set up shop, that even has some rainfall with it for parts of california. so we're going to get more into that here in just a second. i want to dive right into tomorrow morning's forecast where we do start off with cloud cover and just a touch of humidity. temperatures in the 60s for the south bay, also the tri-valley.
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we begin with that fog in san francisco 58. north bay 61. east bay at 63. so some clouds for the morning then as we hit the afternoon tomorrow, as sunshine returns, temperatures drop off a degree or two. i don't really think you're going to notice it too much tomorrow because it's still warm outside. in the south bay 85, san jose 87, los gatos. still 90s in the east bay, antioch, pittsburgh, concord, danville. 87 in hayward. peninsula beautiful day redwood city at 76. san francisco, that chilly ocean breeze out of the west at 19 miles per hour in place and 60s from the marina right down to the ingles side. and more off to the north here. 79 in mill valley. 83 in santa rosa. away from any ocean influence, clear lake a much hotter 95. my extended forecast in san francisco, morning fog, afternoon sunshine through the workweek. then we will start to warm up once we hit sunday and morn with some low 70s returning.
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inland valleys i have you at 89 tomorrow. then that milder system offshore. i think at this point we'll drop our temperatures down once we hit wednesday, thursday and friday. with some low and mid-'80s. then by sunday we do heat back up to 90 degrees and then the start of next week looks like some hotter mid 90s. now, i do want to take a quick step back here to friday. notice i have some showers off to the north. with that milder system we're tracking, we could actually get some sprinkles right around chico, redding, red bluff. looks like it will stay out of the bay area, but we are watching this closely. again on friday, definitely could be interesting for parts of northern california. >> thank you very much, jeff. coming up, guess what, alexa really is listening. but you can turn her off. how to keep the home device from recording what you say. and we have jimmy. >> julianne moore is my guest. julio torres. it's a great show. do not change the channel. >> happening now, really cool
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art installation may be coming back to the south bay. it is the sonic runway. it converts music into a light showhese giant arches. millions of people visited outside san jose city hall before it closed but city leaders are trying to bring it back. next week the council will vote to bring the sonic runway that will stay long term. we're back with more news in a moment. from the couldn't be prouders to the wait did we just win-ners. everyone uses their phone differently. that's why xfinity mobile created a different kind of wireless network. with a different way to do data. one designed to save you money. now you can share data between lines. mix with unlimited, and switch it up at anytime design your own data with xfinity mobile. it's wireless reimagined. simple. easy. awesome.
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you have to look at this video. tense moments in spain after british airways plane forced to make an emergency landing. this video was taken by a passenger. the woman who shot it says you can see there smoke, just started seeping into the cabin during the final ten minutes of the flight. valencia, spain.rom london, everyone got off the plane safely. although they were scared, no onistening but now you can make her stop. you may remember amazon admitted that it saved some conversations between alexa and its customers.
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well, after scorching hot july, the giants look to keep the good times rolling. they opened a nine-game home stand at oracle park against the washington nationals. a cool and beautiful night at the ballpark. speaking of cool, the giants are beginning to cool off a bit. the team had a rough night. the nationals shut the giants out 4-0. the giants have now lost four of their last five games. the a's in chicago taking on the cubs, the green and gold making their first trip to wrigley fiel in nine years. the feel good moment of the night a's out fielder playing in his hometown for the first time in his career. hits a home run to right field. family and friends all celebrating in the stands. unfortunately there's the family, the a's come up short. they lose to the cubs 6-5. okay, cover your eyes if you're a die hard raiders fan.
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the team's new stadium in las vegas officially has a name. yep, there it is. the raiders $2 billion home will be called allegiance ant stadium. it will pay between 20 to 25 mill a year to have the building. the new dome stadium will hold 65,000 fans. expect it to be ready in a year. we have to say it, the raiders move to las vegas. we're back with more in a moment. here's one you guys will like. show me making it. oh! i got one. the best of amy poehler. amy, maybe we could use the voice remote to search for something that you're not in. show me parks and rec. from netflix to prime video to live tv, xfinity lets you find your favorites with the emmy award-winning x1 voice remote. show me the best of amy poehler, again. this time around... now that's simple, easy, awesome. experience the entertainment you love on x1. access netflix, prime video, youtube and more, all with the sound of your voice. click, call or visit a store today.
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if you didn't know it was sharks territory, you will now. downtown san jose got another puff of color with a brand-new mural near the s.a.p. center. the latest art installation is called bleed teal. it shows a shark coming out of its skeleton. in the shark's stomach you can see a californiaple, a hockey stick and anaheim ducks mask. the six-story-tall mural towers over the whole foods parking lot in the alameda. >> that is tough. >> you pull up, it's like ton-ton-ton -- it's menacing, scary. >> big game there. those are some sharp teeth. this week our seven-day forecast, it's not that scary. look at this.
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tomorrow -- >> not scary at all. >> nah. we dropped down to some cooler lows. we could see showers in northern california north of santa rosa. we'll be watching that closely. >> all right. that's going to do it for us. thank you so much for being with us. be safe out there tomorrow and have a great day. we're still grappling with what nights to do a show like this. happened this weekend in el paso and dayton, where


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