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pittsburg. right now at 11:00, heart ache and pain in the state capital. officials now identifying the six people killed in a mass shooting in sacramento over the wekd as the search to find whoever is responsible is underway. first we begin with some breaking news this midday. san jose police are responding to reports of a double stabbing on the campus at henry t. gunderson high school. nbc bay area sky ranger right now on the way to the scene. of course, we are still working to learn the conditions of both those victims and whether or not the campus is on a lockdown
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status. when we learn those updates, we will pass them along to you before the midday newscast ends. and we are constantly updating the situation at with new information. i want to say good morning to you. thank you for joining us for our midday newscast. i'm marcus washington. we are learning more about the victims killed in sacramento early sunday morning. the sacramento police believe there were multiple shooters involved in sunday's violence. right now, there is a search underway to try to find those responsibility for the deadly shots fired. and new this midday, we are now learning the identities of the three men and three women killed on sunday. i want you to take a look at your screen here. this information is from the sacramento county coroner's office. two of those victims, just 21 years old. the oldest, 57. our reporter has been following the latest with the developments in the ongoing investigation. >> reporter: that shooting happening right behind us in this area in downtown sacramento, an area with a lot of restaurants and bars.
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this taking place right around the time when the bars were closing and this is why there were crowds all across the streets when the gunfire gap. this entire area was closed off for a day during the investigation. now we know as of now that the police have said six people died in this incident. three women, three men. all of them adults. they've also recovered a stolen handgun from the scene and they've also identified that there were various or multiple shooters during the incident. the manhunt continues throughout the day as we wait for the victims, the deadly victims of this incident to be identified. police have also asked for the help of the public. they're asking for any witnesses that were here to submit any information, and of course, videos that could help them with the investigation. some videos have been uploaded to social media, showing a fight that police acknowledge appears to have happened right before the gunshot fire began. now, in those videos you can
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hear at least 45 seconds of endless gunfire, while people were running through these streets. police continue with the investigation, looking again for any suspect or suspects, now that they know that there were multiple shooters at the scene. >> thank you. our coverage of this tragic shooting continues not only here on air but online. we are posting updates as we learn more information about this investigation. just head to just in, alameda county deputies say they are investigating what they describe as a very small homicide -- home made, i should say, explosive device that was outside the courthouse in oakland. this was at seventh street not too far from jefferson park. deputies believe it was brought into a building by a community member connected to a civil lawsuit. the sheriff's office says the scene is safe and there are no further threats to anyone in
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that area. back here in the bay area, police are now saying two of the four men shot on the san francisco play ground have died. that shooting happened yesterday a little before 5:00 p.m. near the alice hand isler's play ground in the ingleside neighborhood. the other two victims did not suffer life-threatening injuries. police have not made any arrests. happening now, stanford nurses in san jose are taking part in a strike as they demand fair contracts. they are asking for a pay increase, mental health support and changes to their time-off policy. the union recommending those herring workers say both sides still have disagreements following 30 negotiation sessions. >> they don't seem to recognize what is going on with us and the hospitals, that we are tired. that we have been working hard through this whole entire pandemic. that they got some crazy
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proposals to make our medical benefits more expensive and they don't want us to have time off any more than we do. that is so ridiculous. >> in a statement, a spokesperson with stanford health care says in part, quote, to date, hospitals have offered proposals that would provide nurses with market-leading wages and further our commitment to enhanced nurse staffing. workplace safety and wellness. it adds that it is looking forward to resuming negotiations with the union representing the nurses today. happening today, a group of angry bay area mothers will make their voices heard. this was with one graphic new billboard going up in the heart of san francisco. the billboard is the creation of the group mothers against drug deaths and they're hoping that this will spur change in the city. cierra johnson is live for us in the city. this billboard, it is going up in a busy area just blocks from the tenderloin. >> reporter: good morning, yeah.
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that's exactly right. the goal is to have as many eyes on the billboard as possible. to do that they're putting in at geary and stockton, pretty close to the tenderloin but really overlooking union square there in the heart of town. so take a look at this video. this is what you can expect to see on the billboard that some are calling it controversial. it reads, famous the world over for our brains, beauty, and now dirt cheap fentanyl. they are spending $35,000 for it to remain up on that billboard the entire month. the group says they are hoping to get the city to shut down open fentanyl dealing and the tolerance toward drug use as well as the open sale of drugs. >> our greatest concern is that people are going to come to the city. there's feces, dirty needles, people laying out on the streets completely out of it from using drugs and they have open wounds on them. they have foil in their hands,
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leftover fentanyl on it. children can get ahold of that. >> today's insulation of the billboard comes after san francisco mayor london breed let that 90-day state of emergency in the tenderloin expire last month. that state of emergency allowed for more police in the area as well as more services to address the drug problem. i did have the chance to speak to one of the organizers over social media. she said they're hoping the billboard is up by 2:00 this afternoon. she said they're holding a press conference around that same area of that billboard's installation. we're hoping to hear from them later today. they're also hoping this is just the first of many billboards. they want to go international, letting people know what is going on here on the streets of san francisco. a story i'm sure we'll get a lot of traction from on social media. it already has. we're live in san francisco, cierra johnson, live for today in the bay. >> thank you. happening now, the mayor of antioch is making an
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announcement surrounding police department staffing in the wake of ongoing investigation. here's a look at that news conference underway right now. the fbi and contra costa county district attorney's office jointly looking into potential criminal activities by officers in both the antioch and pittsburg police departments. the specifics of that investigation still under wraps right now but you can watch that news conference on our website. of course, we will have more coverage coming up for you tonight on nbc bay area news at 5:00. all right. time to take a look outside. san jose looking a little hazy out there. do you know what? a lot of people are not just talking about today's weather. they're talking about all week. it is up and down. >> yeah. and this is the day to enjoy. with the cooler weather, a lot of us kind of like that, especially for spring. as we go into the next few days, we'll be heating up. look at our overall picture. here's part of why it is a little cooler today. you can see, there's some rain not too far away from us.
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and unfortunately, we won't get in on any of the wet weather but we are seeing some clouds and we're feeling the gusty winds into the afternoon. we're looking at winds gusting at about 20 to 25 miles per hour. maybe even a little bit more breezy for parts of the north bay as our winds pick up to about 25 miles per hour later on this afternoon. calming down tonight, but then we are also looking at a slight warming trend going into tomorrow. so today we're only reaching into the upper 60s for antioch. still, those gusty winds coming through the delta and san francisco headed for 64 degrees. 68 today in novato. by the end of the weak, people in degrees, if you can believe it. we'll talk about when and where. that's coming up in the full micro climate forecast. >> thank you. and happening now, we are moving you forward this midday as much of the bay area tech workers are returning to the office. today, google launching its hybrid work model. nbc bay area's bob redell
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reports from the mt. view complex. this is to break down the changes. >> reporter: starting today, gool employees will be required to return to the office in mountain view or wherever they work for at least three days out of the week. the other two can be at home or some other location of their choosing. to interoffices, all workers will have to be vaccinated against covid. if they are unvaccinated, they must work under company approved restrictions that includes masking and regular covid testing. during the pandemic, over 14,000 google workers from around the world went to a new office or worked remote. and many left the bay area and spread out across the country. in june, google launch ad tool for employees that showed how much less they would be paid. anywhere from 5% to 25% if they moved from the bay area or new york city to a lower cost location. as the founder of easy pr explains, many employees were unhappy about the changes in pay. >> google is going to see a massive amount of pushback.
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apple is seeing the same change. the pandemic has pushed a reconciliation of what people are being paid for. are they being paid for time? or are they being paid for output? are they being paid for attendance or being paid for work? and companies having to reconcile with, yeah, they've been paying people kind of partly because of where they are, because they had to attract them. but now companies are facing this thing where employees have more power. >> reporter: more and more workers returning to the offices is good news for the restaurants. among them, this one in mountain view. the manager there says they've started booking corporate events and private gatherings again. now with google and microsoft nearby, businesses should pick up more. it is worth noting that apple is planning a phased office reopen on april 11. twitter and slack have said they will allow remote work
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indefinitely. bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. well, the deadly reality of war continues to emerge in ukraine. what president biden says that he is considering as hundreds fall victim to russian invasion. it is so painful to be at the pump and see those huge prices and it is driving people to think about electric vehicles. >> so are you one of those people thinking about going electric? you are not alone if you are. but get ready to pay a costly monthly car payment. ahead for you, the bay area based company now making the move that could be much more affordable for you. much more ahead. we'll be right back.
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that's a strong word to use. >> how would you describe your relationship with anne? >> a relationship with anne? well, i don't have one with her. i've never spoken to her. i've never actually met her. >> do you remember showing up to her house naked one night? >> do i remember that? gosh. what can i say? do i remember? let me try this. i had no clothes on because my friend recommended to me that i show how sorry i was. >> and you can watch now on any of our streaming platforms and online at san francisco. >> thank you. i want to update you on the breaking news we had at the top of the show. san jose police say one student was stabbed on the kaxs henry t.
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gunnederson high school. you can see police officers are at the scene. we are learning that this all started as a fight among students. we don't know their condition but we know one of those students was stabbed. the other was badly hurt in that situation. so officers thought that person had been stabbed but they had not. we do know that one person has been stabbed. the school not on lockdown and at this time, no threat to any students on campus or staff as well, including the area around the school. of course, we are constantly updating the situation for you. make sure you tune in at 5:00. the latest information for you then. happening now, at 11:00, the senate starting a series of votes on judge kentanji brown jackson. the first black woman to be nominated to the high court. the senate judiciary committee is set to deadlock on the nomination with the panel's 11
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democrats supporting her, 11 republicans opposed. that will set up another vote later today on the national floor. a simple majority of 51 votes is needed to overcome the tie in the committee and move her nomination forward. developing now in ukraine. the violence and the damage is not letting up. ukraine president volodymyr zelenskyy says fresh sanctions from the west would not be enough to respond. ukrainians say the grisly images purportedly show the slain civilians. a warning for you. you may find this disturbing. ukrainian officials say bodies of 410 civilians were found in towns around the cam of kyiv. that were recaptured from russian forces in recent days. russia's defense minister has denied the claims calling them a provocation. and this morning, president biden that he was considering
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more sanctions against russia, and that putin should be held accountable for his actions. >> one comment to make before i start the day. you may remember i got criticized for calling putin a war criminal. well, the truth of the matter is what happened in bucha. he is a war criminal. >> the u.s. and the u.k. are calling for russia to be suspended from the u.n. human rights council. meantime, senior u.s. officials say the number of air strikes on ukraine is declining, and that two-thirds of russian troops around kyiv have left the area. i want to take a live look at sfo. so far today, ten flights have already been canceled there. this is according to the website flightaware. this follows a rough weekend for airline passengers nationwide. canceled or delayed flights kept people stranded in a lot of places coast to coast.
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jesse shows us what is behind the travel interruptions. >> reporter: this morning, travelers stranded all across the country. >> exhausted. >> reporter: after thousands of cancellations this weekend left frustrated passengers stuck in airports nationwide. >> i have no idea if we'll get on a plane or not. >> reporter: flightaware tracking northern 900 cancellations for southwest, 600 for american, 500 for jet blue. >> delayed until 9:00, 10:20, cancel that, 12:00. >> reporter: it all come during spring break stretch. and after travel springs back after pandemic dips. southwest hit hardest this weekend blaming its cancellations on technology maintenance, air traffic conditions and bad weather. in florida, storms left passengers at orlando international scrambling. >> we have luggage, we have like 15 bags, ten people, four kids, six adults. >> reporter: the ripple effect stranding naengs chicago, too.
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>> trying to get home before my birthday, which was today. she's pregnant. we're like, all this travel has been crazy. >> reporter: on the west coast, thousands of alaska airlines flyers impacted by a pilot shortage related to a contract negotiation dispute. >> they were like, oh, our pilots are on strike. that would have been nice to know this morning when these problems started happening and not five minutes before we got to the airport. >> reporter: experts say when you're flying, make sure ubds your airline's cancellation policy. >> generally airlines are required to refund travelers if they are the ones cancelling the flights so it is important to try to be patient in these situations. >> from the skies to the roads, sky high gas prices. they're driving up demand for electric vehicles. says since february, consumer interest in evs increased 73%. it is worth pointing out that drivers faced barriers. the average price for an
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electric car is $40,000. one company now trying to change that. spring free ev is trying something new. instead of leasing the cars, drivers can pay per mile with rates starting as low as 30 cents per mile, and a $1,000 deposit. the program is launching in san francisco, los angeles, atlanta, and houston. let's take a live look outside. nice and clear out there. this is in walnut creek this morning. kari hall has been monitoring the weather. a lot of people paying attention to the weather because of what it is doing. >> you need to pay attention because it will change drastically from one day to the next. and we're enjoying a miss the day. take it outside. enjoy your lunch and make plans for a long afternoon walk. take a look at this view in san francisco. it is gorgeous out there. just one or two little wisps of fall. and then as you're in the north bay, it is in the low 60s right now. we are seeing a mostly sunny sky there and some clouds in the mix
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here and there. our temperatures headed for the mid 60s for this afternoon. as we take a look at our micro climates, these numbers and what we're seeing is about normal for early april with san francisco reaching about 60 degrees. 65 in oakland, napa at 67 degrees. these our 4:00 temperatures. we're dropping back into the upper 40s and low 50s. tomorrow begins the warming trend. it will be a few degrees higher than what we'll see as we reach the upper 70s and you can probably see where we're headed at the bottom of the screen. that seven-day forecast. and we are expecting the temperatures to peak on thursday. even by tomorrow night into wednesday morning, it will start to feel a little warmer as the high pressure builds. so what we'll get will be a northerly wind as well as the air sinking down to the ground. it will create some high heat for us and that will stay with us into friday before we see it
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quickly subsiding and calm of cold systems moving in. drastic changes for next week. there could be some widespread bay area rain as well as sierra snow. we're going from summer to winter, spring, all of that in between. take look at morgan hill in our at that trend over the next several days. in the low 70s today. mid 70s tomorrow. upper 80s on wednesday and air conditioning on full blast on thursday and friday as we reach the low 90s. then we can turn the air conditioning off. our temperatures dropping and look at monday. he with may only see a high at that of 59 degrees. this is a crazy roller coaster. this could be the first time we've had weather this hot, this early in the season, reaching people in degrees for our inland areas on thursday. and it is also going to be very warm in san francisco, reaching the mid 80s. we'll be watching that. >> all right. thank you. happening now for you, jury selection is underway in the penalty phase for parkland school shooter nicholas cruz.
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he killed 17 people more than four years ago at marjorie stone high school. the panel of jurors will recommend whether he be put to death or spend the rest of his life behind bars. we'll have an update for you on that breaking news in san jose when we come back in a bit.
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. thank you for sticking around. we want to update you on the breaking news out of san jose. the police say the student stabbed on the campus of henry t. gunderson high school will be okay. the injuries are not life threatening and they are expected to survive. we are also learning that this all started as a student fight. this was among two students. another student was also hurt but not stabbed. this is the view from sky ranger above the campus right now. the school not under lockdown. we are constantly updating this information at of course, we'll have more details on the story as we learn them tonight for you at 5:00. all right. a final look at the forecast. >> yeah. it will be heating up over the next few days. that will be the big story. san francisco not used to seeing this kind of heat. we're going from mid 60s to upper 70s on wednesday. peaking at 85 degrees and then back down for the weekend. inland areas will see our highs
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reaching into the low 90s on thursday. of course, we'll have lots of updates. >> so enjoy what you can today. get the outside work done. thank you. and thank you for joining us for our midday newscast. we'll be back at 5:00 and you can get latest on we'll see you tomorrow morning starting at 4:30. the animated. from the magical... to the delicious. from the most surprising... to the biggest whoas... and the most memorable awws. from making new friends... to our newest ride, the secret life of pets: off the leash. ♪♪ picture the best day ever at universal studios hollywood.
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