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>> no excuse for that. could more or less have been saved? traveling resolutions about how you responded to that texas school massacre. a bold move by giants manager gabe kapler, what he is refusing to do on the field in the wake of the tragedy in texas. also more monkey pox, the second case tonight in california , how doctors found it. plus, she punched a flight attendant so hard she knocked out her teeth. tonight, the punishment for this unruly passenger. anne kirkpatric in coming this friday we begin in the town square of uvalde, texas. you can see this growing memorial filling with candles filled with priors and flowers for the 21 victims from robb elementary school. today we got the real story as to what happened on tuesday. >> the families who lost loved ones wanted to know exactly what happened between the first
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911 call and the moment that the gunman was killed. parents or outraged by what they heard so far. here is nbc bay area. >> reporter: tonight, texas authorities questions about the response to tuesday's mass shooting, revealing a detailed timeline. investigators say the suspect crashed shot a nearby funeral home. the call was made at 11:30. three minutes later, the gunman entered the school through an unlocked door. went into a classroom, and started shooting. >> he sought more than 100 rounds of based on the audio evidence at that time. at least 100 rounds. >> reporter: 11:35, three officers entered the same school door the gunman used. >> gunfire, another 16 rounds were fired. >> reporter: by 12:03, 19 officers were inside the school and in the hallway but did not enter the classrooms for warty seven minutes. despite at least eight 911 calls from young students at the school begging police to come in now. >> the manner of the gun,
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believed that it had transistors from an active shooting to barricading himself. in hindsight, what i'm saying now, it was the wrong decision. >> reporter: the governor of texas expressed outrage. >> the information i was given turned out in part to be inaccurate. and i am absolutely livid about that. >> it comes down to two things. confidence and cowardice. >> reporter: the concert he consultant michael says that the standard active shooting training if there is one officer available, they have to go in. >> i can't understand how 19 officers , 19 officers, not one, not two, not three of them, have the courage to do the right thing. i am really at a lack of words to explain the lack of inaction and the fact that these poor kids suffered immeasurably. >> reporter: annamarie rose gomez is one of the dozens of parents that rushed to the school. she with police officers to russian side and said she was
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handcuffed. when they encounter, she ran on the campus herself. >> i wish uvalde pd could've done more, save more lives. what have gone in there and put more pressure but they didn't, and that is the cause of what happened today. if i wouldn't have jumped into that fence i think my own children would've been in the safe predicament. >> reporter: the town continues to look for answers. ian cull, nbc bay area news. at the nra convention which is in houston, less than 300 miles from uvalde, the side of that messenger, former president trump called on republicans and democrats tonight too hard in school to prevent school shootings. he called from top to bottom security overhauls of schools across the nation and potentially even called for arming teachers. mr. trump also dismissed calls for new gun-control laws and accused democrats of exploiting the tragedy. >> waste of time to find common ground. sadly, before the sun had even set on the horrible day of tragedy, we witnessed.
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and now for a parade of cynical politicians seeking to exploit the tears of sobbing families. two increase their own power and take away our constitutional rights. >> reporter: mr. trump went on to say that the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. now in the wake of the shooting, salesforce employees are petitioning. thousands of company workers demanding salesforce stop selling marketing products to the nra. in a letter, it said it is unconscionable to consider the use of their software to capitalize on mass shootings. we spoke to employees and they told us they feel optimistic that change will be made. cofounded salesforce as one the more outspoken activist tech leaders in silicon valley. the frustration is spilling into the sports world now. giants manager gabe kapler said he will not participate in the national anthem anymore until he feels better about the direction of this country.
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r, much like steve kerr and colin kaepernick before them, using his platform to prompt change. here is nbc bay area's, shallow cheryl hurd. >> reporter: tonight, the giants are playing the reds in cincinnati. and if you're not into baseball, you may be hearing for the first time the name gabe kapler. he is the manager for the giants. and he is taking a stand in the wake of the mass shooting in texas. >> i am doing me. and i have mad respect for that. of course, i am in support of his thoughts. >> reporter: reaction from people watching the giants game in underdog canteen across from oracle park. >> i think it is courageous for him to go out and make that statement. >> reporter: giants manager gabe kapler making it known it is not okay for the state of this country, following the latest mass shooting in texas. before tonight's game in cincinnati, he told reporters how he plans to express his frustrations. >> i don't plan on coming out for the anthem until i feel a
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like, there's, i feel better about the direction of our country. >> when are we going to do something ? >> reporter: earlier this week, warriors head coach steve kerr pressing similar feelings about the state of the country. dr. sean fletcher teaches the study of sports, society, and social change at san jose state university. >> i'm happy to see that he is leveraging, there i say, privilege to speak out on certain issues. because let's be honest, with ourselves. historically in this country, h been allowed to criticize this nation have been white men. >> reporter: he points to former 49er quarterback colin kaepernick who got a lot of publicity and backlash for taking a need for social change. dr. fletcher said he would also like to see r be more specific when it comes to what he would like lawmakers to do point >> i would like to for him to
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say specifically what he would like to see to feel better about. i want to see him step out front. if he is talking about gun control, say gun control. don't toe the line. >> reporter: in san francisco, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news point baking news tonight, a car chase and a crash this video just into our new room. around a: 30 this evening, someone had been investigating a result. still the marked patrol car and took off. chase ensued. that chase ended in vallejo. crashed into a pole. the person was taken into custody. no word tonight on their condition. new at 11:00, a second suspected monkey pox case has surfaced here in california. this case also in sacrament of county, identified through contact tracing health officials say the second patient is considered a close contact of the first patient. the original infected person had recently traveled to europe. now both patients are isolating in their homes they are now at least 10 cases reported of monkey pox in the united states. health officials stress the risk of the general public
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remains very low. fire crews in the east bay battle the fire that grew in a high school graduation. walnut creek. fire officials say it started by fireworks. people at the graduation say they heard a loud bang moments before the fire started >> the kids stayed pretty calm, and it seems that they got it out to the other side. and you know, the sirens were turned off. so it has been amazing this class has been pretty resilient. >> the fire was put out, no one was hurt. fire officials say that a reminder that fireworks are illegal and dangerous. a house of worship significantly damaged by the fire in the east bay. flames broke around 3 a.m. at the bay area church. in pittsburgh, it is a large building seating up to 1200 people. but look, the fire blew out most of the roof firefighter say that made fighting the fire more difficult. investigators are looking into
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the cause. so far, the fire has not been ruled suspicion or arson. new details about the shooting in san francisco last week . not far from chase center. sfpd officer shot and killed two people. tonight, the police department hope in a town hall meeting. the shooting happened near mariposa and owens sfpd says when officers responded to an assault in progress near a homeless in hammond, they found two men fighting. in this edited video from sfpd, a man later identified as michael mccann again held a knife over a man later identified as rafael mendoza. her about 15 minutes, officers try to get the man to drop his knife. firing a phone baton projectile several time. body cam footage shows officers firing those nonlethal rounds. >> took a bit later, four officers opened fire when mc finnegan made the stabbing motion towards mendoza's chest,
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according to the police officers. both men died of gunshot wounds. a change of policy in san jose's police department following several cases of alleged officer misconduct. the most second, the city manager will now be immediately notified when an employee is accused of a crime that has the potential to impact the safety or the financial help of the community or city employees. employees will also be immediately placed on administrative leave until a preliminary investigation is complete. a special guest speaker at stanford today. the president of ukraine, from his office in kyiv, president zelensky addressing a full house there on campus in the auditorium, talking about the war and calling for more support from western nations. when it was the students turn to ask questions, his trademark humor emerged when they asked where he finds the strength to keep going. he says he has no choice. >> people inspire me, just believe me, i am another human being just like you. i have a different job, this job, but i am very happy that i
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have the staff and i have this trust to enjoy. >> reporter: several students asked what they could do to support ukraine and his response was to keep spreading the truth on social media. southwest airline flight attendant on a flight from sacramento to san diego was sentenced to 15 months in prison today. investigators say that she was asked to wear a mask and fasten her seatbelt. that is when she became combative and hit the light attendant so hard she knocked out two of her teeth. was also ordered to play $30,000 and is barred from flying on commercial planes for the next three years. the memorial day getaway has begun. not much traffic on our freeways at this hour, but the roads were must busier earlier this evening, as people hit the road. those road trips are not cheap, especially this time around. the state average for a gallon of gas hit another record high today.
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$6.07, according to aaa. temp and cisco, san mateo, napa county, also the highest average is here in the bay area at $6.31 a gallon. back in 60 seconds. families growing more desperate but there is hope tonight .2 moves made today that should put more baby formula on store shelves. what a story this is, once homeless in the philippines, he is now living his dream. meet the boy of the legendary rock band, journey. i am chief meteorologist, we are checking some showers out to the north. we'll have details on what this means for your memorial day weekend coming up in about six minutes. 's the real math behind their ballot measure
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for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california. so much grief across the country for the 21 victims of that mass shooting in texas. tonight a vigil was held on the peninsula to remember those lives lost. lopez from our sister station spoke to parents in city, united in their grief with
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families of uvalde who lost their children so violently. >> it is a time to come together. >> reporter: honoring the victims of the texas school shooting, parents and children gather in this afternoon. was one of the organizers. >> we need to have a place to grief. and i think especially for our teachers , i am carrying a particular heavy heart for all of our teachers and how traumatizing it is for them to have to show up and care for our kids. >> reporter: as a mother of two, she cannot stop thinking about the other mothers who lost their children. >> we can all relate, we can all imagine the pain and the suffering they are experience. and nobody should have to go through that. so i just want them to know that there is open hearts all over the country. >> parents and children came here and there was notes regarding gun violence. no guns a simple message. but something that has been affecting the whole community.
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was also there, she couldn't help but tear up when she remembered what happened this week. >> it is every parents worst nightmare. >> reporter: she said the city had been working for years not only on gun violence but mental health for students. >> last year , we announced the mirrors mental health initiative, along with the 16 other mirrors from across the country meant to address mental health concerns. >> reporter: the problem is more than just mental health issues. >> we need both, but we really need some common sense gun laws. >> reporter: lopez, nbc bar area news point on nbc, specialized unit called guardian cars to patrol near schools we've learned exclusively from sj pd that they are now a total of four of these guardian cars with two officers in each vehicle. they are assigned to specifically patrol san jose
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campuses. the goal is to offer some peace of mind for the worried parents and students and to be ready to go at a moments notice should they receive a threat to a campus. memorial day weekend is here, a new surge in covid cases. we appalled data from each county's website and the website and we found a few counties have a top positivity rate below 10%. in contra costa county, only 12% of ck positive for covid. but unlike the delta surge or other surges, still not seeing a significant spike in hospitalizations. now certainly the place to be this holiday weekend, bottlerock is back and rocking in napa. the three-day festival of music, food, and wine. but with covid vaccination test or mask mandates, the question is, is it risky? >> and i know that covid is an issue and it is rearing its head again, and we will have to be cautious but we also have to live our life.
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>> metallica were among the headliners. we will also see pink, pitbull, and look comes. that is going to be fun, speaking of music we continue to celebrate api heritage month. our next stop takes us on a journey with the man leading a legendary band. bay area ginger conejero saab takes us behind the seed with a journey front man, arnel. >> been called a cyber cinderella story. and a rags to riches story. but for him, it is simply his dream come true. >> there doing this kind of show tonight. it is that, proud of. >> and there is a lot of to be proud of. for almost 15 years, arnel pineda has been the voice of legendary american rock band, journey. >> a lot of people are surprised like all my god, we didn't know, right . that he is a filipino. and they thought i am still in
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my 20s. >> reporter: his bandmates was a reunited the soul of the band that stalled when lead vocalist harry left in '96. now passion for music began long before fronting the iconic rock band. in a documentary, the journey of every man, he candidly talks about the devastating loss of his mother as a young boy, being homeless in the philippines, and how music and a random email that he thought was a joke changed his life. nothing could have prepared him for what was in store. >> i mean , i am so short, i look so brown, you know. i look really ancient. took what you call a misfit, some might say, you know, that you being the front man is the sign of the times. have you felt kind of the con from fans or people along the way? >> from the fans, of course. especially from this.
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they just can't accept it, but it is okay. it is also, i treated it as a challenge. that is why i am still here. they all feel commenced that i got to be one of the bands singer. that's okay. at least i know i tried my best. >> reporter: what makes it all worthwhile for him? to represent something more . >> we are courageous to try it. even if we know we are going to fail, we are still trying because there was a 10% chance that we make it. keep striving because it is the only way to chase our dreams. >> reporter: or as he regularly and so passionately sings on dates, don't stop believing. ginger conejero saab stopped, nbc bay area news. what i great story that is. we have many stories on api heritage month online at nbc
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bay api heritage. you can watch them online. >> don't stop believing, that was good. joins us now, jeff, holiday weekend, what have you got? >> a lot happening here, that song is going to be stuck in in my head. okay yeah, you know in memorial day weekend of the past, we definitely had had some hot weather, but not this weekend, we have the storm system just off to the north. going to bring a possibility of a few spotty showers, keeping temperatures cool. also pick up the wind at times. let's bring in that satellite radar picture. and we see some showers just off to the north, could get a few speckles here to the north day as we head for the next hour to hour and a half. as put it on the loop here, you can see it is not that heavy. but again, it is made, pretty speckles here as we head into the overnight hours. i think as we roll through tomorrow morning, it will be a mix of some sun, clouds, drizzle near the coastline. by 2:00 p.m. tomorrow we have some sun and those clouds still lingering,
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once we hit around five, six, 7:00 tomorrow. cloud cover increases to the north bay where there is a chance of spotty showers. nothing that is going to ruin your weekend. if you get a few of those drops, you know why we are getting it. now the wind is also going to kick up there tomorrow afternoon, our typical sea breeze. 15 to 25 miles per hour. this usually doesn't increase fire danger that much but things are so dry we will, unfortunately, also have some elevated heritage on saturday and sunday. otherwise, as we started off for tomorrow morning's forecast, we are going to begin on the cool side here. lots of 50s a bus the bay area. 52 in san francisco and the east bay at 51. daytime highs will again be cool. what a huge departure. we had record second setting temperatures this weekend. now we are back down to 72. at least is a more comfortable this way. over to the east bay, 70 in danville .67 in hayward. through the peninsula, redwood city, san francisco, 50s and 60s through the northbay up to napa, maybe of stuff is happening, also the
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san francisco carnaval sunday. grand prairie, 9:30 in the morning to 2:30 in the afternoon. son, wendy, temperatures in the 60s. have a good time if you're headed up there. in san francisco, we have sunshine here for memorial day on monday. 66, to the inland valley, that is going to be the best memorial day on monday, 80 and sunday. some good weather mixed in. going to be a nice weekend for us. >> all right, thanks. happening now, high-profile visit to san francisco. the prime minister of new zealand and governor newsom were in town to announce a landmark partnership to fight climate change. the event largely symbolic visit though. prime minister and the governor signed a document pledging to continue working together on reducing carbon emissions. we will be back in a moment.
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new data tonight shows the baby formula crisis has gotten worse . out of stock nationwide, now 70%. but there is some hope the government of oak so defensive protection act for the third time in the week to up the availability of ingredients to make the formula. fda also announced today that it will bring in 1 1/4 million cans of formula from australia. in the meantime, but the fda and formula maker abbott are facing new scrutiny from congress. a whistleblower warned the fda about violations at an abbott plant in michigan last year. it took months for the fda to find to inspect, finding evidence of a bacteria to deadly could be deadly to infants. and then took another two weeks before abbott issued a recall. all right, up next, miami heat are not happy with draymond green. also, a bizarre story regarding giants star, joc pederson . stay with us.
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for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice. for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. managed hundreds of audits. as mayor, she saved taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller. bad blood brewing between the miami heat not happy with draymond green last night, drama said he thanks the warriors will take a celtics in
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nba finals. >>'s of the miami players in tremont is disrespecting them. tonight, miami beach boston to force the game seven. remember, the winner of the series comes here to the bay area next week for the nba final. >> not a good this. >> baseball tonight, the giants in cincinnati. we talked earlier about gabe kapler, much like steve kerr, using his platform for social change. he will not come out for the national anthem for the foreseeable future. processing the government in action. bottom of the fifth inning here in cincinnati, the reds ridden jury with a home run. cincinnati took a 3-0 lead. they go on to win this game 5- 1. this is one of the most bizarre stories we have ever heard in pro sports. joc pederson was slapped in the face . before tonight's game, slapped in the face by cincinnati's tommy pham. why? tommy pham accused peterson of cheating in their fantasy football league. major league baseball is now investigating tommy pham could be suspended.
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and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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i joined the district attorney's office to pursue justice for everyone. but like so many of my colleagues, i resigned in protest because chesa boudin interfered in every single case and failed to do his job. the office is absolutely in disarray right now. chesa dissolved my unit prosecuting car break-ins. now criminals flock to san francisco because there are no consequences. we can't wait. recall chesa boudin now.
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all right, before we go, one more look at the memorial day weekend forecast. here is jeff. >> okay, let's take you into forecast. a lot happening here on your saturday. it is good to be a wide mix. we get sunshine, some clouds, a slight shower chance. really the possibility as we head into tomorrow afternoon. up into the north day, so if you're headed to bottlerock of the evening, do look for that chance of some showers. we will have 70, really cool overall compared to those 100 degrees temperatures we had earlier this week with a lots of those upper 60s and low to mid 70s inland. you can see, seven-day forecast, once we had monday, 80 and sunday on memorial, we're going to get up to 88 on wednesdays forecast. all in all, some nice weekend coming on in. can you guys believe it? carnaval in san francisco is back >> yay. >> who, thank you, jeff, thanks for tuning in, have a safe and great night. >> i buy.


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