tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS April 17, 2013 6:00am-7:01am PDT
>> the grim hunt for answers in boston. the first pictures of bomb pieces from that marathon attack now coming out. >> plus in all that search for two bay area's who broke out of juvenile -- two bay area boys who broke out every juvenile hall. >> breezy, sunshine on the way. we could see 80s. we'll talk about that coming up. good morning, everyone. wednesday april 17, good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. michelle once again has the morning off. time now 6:00. our top story investigators in boston say someone must have seen or heard something that could help them solve monday's marathon bombings. exclusive photos from fox 5 shows what remains from the bombs made from pressure cookers packed with shrapnel. a lid from a cooker was found on a roof. meanwhile the fbi has received more than 2,000 tips. >> a lot of people pitching in as investigators now look for clues, memorials for the victims have begun. the area around the bombing still closed off and security
has been beefed up. cbs reporter susan mcginnis now with the latest. >> reporter: investigators following thousands of leads say they believe both bombs were hidden in backpacks and inside of those were metal pressure cookers constructed in such a way as to maximize injury and death. reporter: fbi photos show remnants of what they believe is a pressure cooker used as a bomb casing in the boston marathon explosions. when used as a bomb, pressure cookers briefly contain the explosion magnifying the power of the device. >> there has been some debris recovered from some of the rooftops nearby as well as some of the debris has been embedded in some of the buildings nearby. so that gives you just a kind of a scope of the power of the blasts. >> reporter: authorities say the bomber also filled the pot with bbs and nails in order to injure as many people as possible. it worked. the shrapnel tore through limbs, forcing doctors to perform several amputations. >> almost all of them had such severe trauma in their lower extremity that was beyond
salvation. we just completed what the bomb had done. >> reporter: while the investigation continues, dozens of the injured remain hospitalized and those killed are being honored. about 1,000 people gathered in dorchester, massachusetts, to remember 8-year-old martin richard. he was the youngest victim. >> i have a 8-year-old son myself who was out there that day right before it happened, and i sympathize for the parents that are going through such a situation. >> reporter: 29-year-old krystle cambell was also killed. her mother is still in shock. >> you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this happened. >> reporter: the third person killed was a boston university grad student. president obama arrives here tomorrow morning. these type of pressure cookers bombs are popular with terrorists in pakistan, afghanistan and india and used in the attempted bombing in
times square in 2010. susan mcginnis, back to you. >> we know it's going to take a long time to go through all the video and those thousands of photos that people sent in. the fbi says of course someone knows who did this. are they any closer to finding a suspect? >> reporter: as far as suspects, there was a saudi man who was being looked as a -- as -- as recently as yesterday and there was a search warrant that brought things out of his apartment, several bags taken out. he has since been cleared. they say he has been fully cooperative. he was simply there as a spectator to see the at the end of the race. he is not a suspect and never was. he was simply a witness to the crime. >> how about the mood in boston? i know, day one is awfully tough. we have a couple of days now. are things starting to get back to normal a little bit? >> reporter: i think so. it looks that way from here. there is a large police presence. the biggest military presence this city has ever seen but talking to people here this morning, people are telling us
they feel better today. a lot of people are moving beyond the shock and fear to anger. that's the progression. but others are becoming resolved they are ready to move on. as the president said, americans do not succumb to terrorists. >> no. there's more good people out there than bad. susan mcginnis live this morning in boston, thank you. 6:04. this is our first look at what one of the bombs might have looked like right before it went off. take a look at the two photos. these are viewer photos that were sent in to channel 7, whdh, in boston. it shows a bag next to a mailbox in front of the crowd there. after the explosion, the bag is gone. and a bay area community now is reaching out to help a young victim of the bombing. anne makovec is in martinez, home of a 12-year-old still in the hospital in boston. >> reporter: aaron hern 12 years old still in intensive care at boston children's hospital. he is heavily sedated. he has a tube down his throat but he is doing okay.
his mother posted an update on facebook last night saying that aaron has opened his eyes a couple of times and that he is communicating with nods that he is okay and comfortable but getting frustrated obviously with his lack of ability to communicate. so they are trying to keep him calm and rested. he is due for another surgery today. aaron went to boston with his family to cheer on his mom catherine as she ran the marathon. he has shrapnel wounds to the legs and one is severe requiring more surgery possibly eventually skin grafts. they should know more at the end of the day today. people here in the bay area are rallying around aaron and his family. this restaurant, rocks on main in martinez, hosted a special dinner last night with all proceeds going to the hern family and they say they will do this every tuesday until the family comes home. >> i'm here to sport family and the wonderful community we river -- i'm here to support the family and the wonderful
community we live in. we have amazing people here. we are rallying together to make sure the herns are taken care of. >> reporter: organizers asked for $5 a plate. but a lot of the diners gave them a lot more than that. the owners reporting some people giving up to $40. and all that money is going to the family's medical expenses and their travel expenses, as well. they are going to be in boston for at least another week. live in martinez, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> thanks, ann. aaron hern goes to martinez junior high. counselors are being made available at the school later today. >> rooting for that big guy. >> we are. okay. how about a little bit of weather and it looks fantastic. >> yeah. nice weekend on tap. >> and your birthday. >> and you're off! go figure! ! around the bay area we have a lot of sunshine coming our way the sun coming up on what looks like a warmer day outside still breezy in spots helping to keep the temperatures up a little bit outside. right now, we are seeing clear
skies over the coastline. just the breeze blowing in spots. 20 miles per hour sustained at sfo. 20 in fairfield. 15 in livermore. and 12 miles per hour in the napa valley. gusts higher than that. that's helped to keep these temperatures well mixed and up a bit. 55 oakland, 53 in san jose. by the afternoon, warmer. yesterday not bad we topped out in the upper 60s inland but looks like this afternoon some 70s likely to pop up maybe some 80s in the coming days. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now, let's check the roads with liza battalones. slow traffic in the usual places, 580 going to be backed up along the altamont pass leaving grant line road and that's going to stay heavy in patches towards the pleasanton area. now, the bay bridge commute is crowded now, westbound traffic is backed up from about the 880 overcrossing. the metering lights are still off. not too far from here, along 880, all lanes are now open following the earlier stalled a.c. transit bus, again all northbound lanes of 880 are now
open approaching oak street. san mateo bridge looking good. westbound traffic fine approaching the toll plaza. there are no problems as of yet for the commute all the way across the span into foster city. that's a look at your drive into work. now to frank. >> thank you. 6:08. some developing news down in hayward. police are searching for the gunman who shot a woman while she was sleeping in her home. bullets came flying into the front room of a home on smalley and western around 12:30 last night. the woman in her 20s was hit in the neck. she was conscious taken to the hospital. no word on the suspect but officers tell us it looks like someone deliberately fired into that home. officers conducted an intense search for hours near juvenile hall in san francisco and came up empty. details are limited but it appears two boys escaped from the facility on woodside avenue at portola around 10 p.m. last night. both the facility and law enforcement agencies involved are still tight-lipped about the search. five teenaged suspects are in custody in the death of a
santa clara county paramedic who was shot earlier in the oakland hills. quinn boyer died at the hospital april 4th, two days after being shot in the head in his car. oakland police say the suspects have admitted to the shooting. they were arrested monday and yesterday, but there's still no word on a motive. >> i am deeply concerned by the fact that the persons responsible for this man's murder range in the age of 14 to 16 years old. that is unacceptable. >> police followed leads about a suspicious car and found it abandoned near an oakland school. the suspects were identified through surveillance video from year the site. investigators believe boyer is a random target. a memorial was held for him yesterday. new this morning, a san mateo father is now being hailed a hero after saving his wife and 7 children from a
burning home. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington tells us just his early-morning job might have saved it family. >> reporter: good morning. we are on bermuda drive in san mateo. with me i have a chief with the san mateo fire department. tell us what happened. >> reporter: well, we received a call at about 3:40 this morning from the residence here who said that -- in the resident here who said he had gotten up and noticed that his car was on fire, heard some noises, he was getting ready for work, looked out and saw his car and front of the structure on fire. he called 911. >> reporter: how did he get his family out? >> he woke them up. went back inside and woke up the family, his wife and seven children. they were all able to get out. >> reporter: the damage looks bad. what are we talking about in terms of their home? can they still go home? >> no. they won't be able to stay in
their home. we are still doing our investigation and the home sustained significant investigation. the fire was in the attic space and throughout the home. >> reporter: how did it start? >> the reports from the individual that he saw his car on fire in front of residence and we're doing our investigation so until we have completed that, we can't confirm. >> reporter: thank you so much. and again, we're on bermuda drive in san mateo. the fire started at around 3:30 this morning. right now red cross is on the scene helping out the family members and they have people in the area who they are staying with this morning. live in san mateo, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> elissa, does he work a late- night job because he came home and the fire was going? >> reporter: he woke up to go to work. so he wakes up fairly early. he was up around 3:30 this morning. heard a car alarm so went to check that out. that's when he saw flames coming from his car. the flames spread to the garage and up into the attic area. >> okay. early-morning job. may have saved the whole
family. thank you. elissa harrington live in san mateo. and the time now is 6:11. u.s. senator the targeted of a deadly threat. the poisonous letter now under investigation. >> and britain bids farewell to the iron lady. the pomp and protest at margaret thatcher's funeral today. ♪ mosquito caroline "sweet caroline" [ ♪ >> putting rivalries aside, the sweet tribute to boston on the baseball diamonds. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> pretty cool. new york fans normally ridicule bostonians for their 8th inning traditional song at fenway park "sweet caroline" by neil diamond but in a gesture of support following the tragedy up in boston, yes, that's what they sang last night at yankee stadium. the team also held a moment of silence for the victims. the nice gesture helping the yankees. they beat the diamondbacks 4-2. those new yorkers are okay. >> i find that so sweet. these hardened baseball fans, that song really means something to them and they are doing it in tribute. >> and they had a good time. >> a nice gesture. >> are you ready for traffic. >> ready. where do we get gas on el camino real at 3:30 in the morning? and i need diesel. can you help me out. i found a couple of stations in millbrae. >> it was empty. >> i was on empty this morning but i found what i needed and i'm here! good morning. we are going to talk about the wednesday commute. if you plan to make the 880 drive, this is it right here. the headlights you're looking
at would be south 880, taillights northbound 880. it had been delayed this morning because of an earlier stalled a.c. transit bus. some of the bulls are still there but again all lanes are open. that a.c. transit bus out of there northbound 880 approaching oak street. the rest of the commute if you plan to make the bay bridge drive, westbound traffic still slow now from the 880 overcrossing, crews have switched on those metering lights. so after you pass the metering lights traffic does okay across the upper deck of the bay bridge. the san mateo bridge westbound traffic at the toll plaza has been fine. we are not looking at the same backups as yesterday. it was a really tough commute for highway 92 at this same time yesterday morning. all is well. you're looking good for the golden gate commute, as well. southbound 101 fine leaving the waldo tunnel approaching san francisco. we are seeing slow traffic on the altamont pass the usual stuff a 31-minute drive time for west 580 from grant line approaching the dublin interchange. also, slow going for highway 4, westbound the worst of it just
as you leave antioch bound for the pittsburg area. pittsburg traffic picks up heading through concord. now to the birthday boy, larry. >> liza, so good to see you today. glad could make it in here. [ laughter ] sunshine and breezy in spots out the door. we'll see a lot of sunshine though in to the afternoon. with a little breeze, not as cold this morning. a lot of temperatures bumping up into the federal government and then toward the next few days gradual warming. we have a gentle breeze in spots and the temperatures will be warming up nicely in fact some 70s in some spots by the afternoon today alone. you will find 70s in the central valley into sacramento also into fresno about 43. still cool and sunny in lake tahoe and 62 degrees into
monterey bay. around our bay we are seeing temperatures soaring into the 70s this afternoon in the south bay before 9 in palo alto, 70 -- 69 in palo alto, breezy in pacifica, east bay temperatures in the 70s looking nice this afternoon.71 oakland, 72 san francisco. next couple of days temperatures warming up. friday a couple of low 80s. 80s more likely as we head toward the weekend. in fact maybe some mid-80s in the warmest spots by sunday. that looks good. >> nice long stretch. >> warm, too. >> thank you. larry. >> all right. great britain is paying tribute this morning to former prime minister margaret thatcher. she died last week at the 87 years old. people lined the streets of london today. her body was transported by horse-drawn carriage. some thatcher critics pro tellsed by turning their backs to the procession.
there will be a public funeral service. dignitaries are attending including henry kissinger and dick cheney. 6:20. the fbi is looking into a poison laced envelope that was sent by mail to a u.s. senator. it was never delivered though to this man roger wicker of mississippi. that's because routine tests at a senate mail facility determined the envelope was tainted with ricin a poison. investigators are not confirming any suspects at this point but missouri senator claire mccaskill says it is believed to be a person known to write often to members of congress. it is 6:20. coming up, barry zito puts his 14 innings scoreless streak on the line last night. >> yeah. not so good there. plus, high-tech sabotage. why millions of bay area homes were told to conserve electricity. >> we count down to opening day of the new bay bridge. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
minnesota. >> did you watch that? >> starting to sound like a sports person. the giants won 16 straight games in which barry zito started and he hadn't given up a run so far this season and that's over. it came to an end in milwaukee. biggest hit off zito a grand slam off bettencourt. giants came back but lost 10-8 to milwaukee in the first of three there. as at home against the astros. former athletic carlos pena homered to tie it up in the 8th inning. same inning, josh reddick scores from first on donaldson's triple down the right field line. he has had three of those, three triples a franchise record. they beat houston again 4-3. it's oakland's tenth straight win against an american league west. they are getting it done. play of the day from chicago. cubs are down 4-2. to the rangers, they got the bases loaded two out in the bottom of the 9th, and here we go!
watch the centerfielder craig gentry. what a grab. saved the game. the rangers end the ballgame, cubs lose on a great catch play of the day there. 6:26. coming up, the bad bay bridge bolts. what caltrans didn't do that might have revealed the problem soon. >> and another clue. what investigators just found at the scene of the deadly boston marathon bombings coming up. and a scary scene inside the house in san mateo this morning. a man saved his wife and seven children from a house fire. i'll have that story coming up. you kids should count yourselves lucky.
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something we watched in the distance or on television -- >> hundreds gathered to remember the boston marathon victims. >> try to make a sad moment into a funny moment. >> she was all smiles. couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> we are getting our first look at what is left of the deadly device. >> someone knows who did this. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act. >> the fbi has taken all of that video going over it frame by frame. >> we are talking about 12-year- old aaron hern, still in intensive care at boston children's hospital. he is due for another surgery today. >> the fbi and capitol police are investigating a letter sent to a u.s. senator that's believed to have contained ricin. >> sabotage in the bay area stops people from dialing 911. >> they knew where to cut. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning.
>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning. it is wednesday, april 17. i'm elizabeth wenger. michelle griego is off. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:31 the time. the fbi is appealing for any information that could help in the investigation of the boston marathon bombing. >> exclusive photos now from fox 5 atlanta show what remains of the boston bomb. the feds say they were made from pressure cookers packed with shrapnel. a lid from one of the cookers was reportedly found on a rooftop. tips have been pouring into the fbi. more than 2,000 so far and growing. cbs reporter susan mcginnis with more now from boston. reporter: fbi photos show remnants of what they believe is a pressure cooker used as a bomb casing in the boston marathon explosions. when used as a bomb, pressure cookers briefly contain the explosion magnifying the power of the device. >> there has been some debris recovered from some of the rooftops nearby as well as some of the debris has been embedded in some of the buildings nearby. so that gives you just a kind
of a scope of the power of the blasts. >> reporter: authorities say the bomber also filled the pot with bbs and nails in order to injure as many people as possible. it worked. the shrapnel tore through limbs, forcing doctors to perform several amputations. >> almost all of them had such severe trauma in their lower extremity that was beyond salvation. we just completed what the bomb had done. >> reporter: while the investigation continues, dozens of the injured remain hospitalized and those killed are being honored. about 1,000 people gathered in dorchester, massachusetts, to remember 8-year-old martin richard. he was the youngest victim. >> i have a 8-year-old son myself who was out there that day right before it happened, and i sympathize for the parents that are going through such a situation. >> reporter: 29-year-old krystle cambell was also killed. her mother is still in shock. >> you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this happened.
>> reporter: the third person killed was a boston university grad student. susan mcginnis, cbs news, boston. president obama arrives here tomorrow morning. he will speak at a service for the victims of this terror attack. "time" magazine will publish a special tablet edition that focuses on the boston marathon bombings with interactive features on the investigation and the aftermath of the explosions. the tablet edition will be free to download on your kindle, nook, android and ipad devices. back here in the bay area, 12-year-old boy from the east bay continues to improve in a boston hospital. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in martinez, his hometown, where the community is trying to help this young bombing victim and they are doing a great job. >> reporter: they are. and good vibes are needed. send them over to boston today because 12-year-old aaron hern is due for another surgery. he is still in intensive care
at boston children's hospital. his mother posted an update on facebook overnight saying he is doing all right relatively speaking that he is communicating a couple of times. he opened his eyes. mainly able to communicate with nods. he is not able to speak as he has a tube down his throat and heavily sedated but she says he is okay and comfortable, frustrated with his lack of ability to communicate so they are trying to keep him calm and rested. aaron went to boston with his family to cheer on his mother who ran the marathon. he has shrapnel wounds to the leg. one wound is severe requiring more surgery and possibly skin grafts eventually. but as frank said, people here in the bay area are rallying around aaron and his family. aaron was the only one in the family that was injured, by the way. the restaurant rocks on main here in martinez hosted a special dinner with all proceeds going to the family and they say they will do it every tuesday until the family comes home. >> we decided to open up
tonight because we're normally not open and everything is volunteer. everything is donated. and so 100% for the family. >> reporter: organizers asked for $5 a plate but diners donated more than that, some up to $40. all that money goes to the medical bills and their travel expenses, the hern family expecting to be in boston for at least another week. live in martinez, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> every little bit helps. thank you. bay area runners meanwhile are also showing their support for victims. runners gathered yesterday at san mateo high school track for a memorial run part of a nationwide solidarity campaign promoted on twitter. the see jane run stores in oakland's rockridge area is holding a candlelight run and vigil tomorrow. some of the runners ran the marathon and got back on monday and tuesday and wednesday out and ran. >> they actually say it's good to keep running after running a marathon but that's neat to see
runners helping other runners. weather-wise looking traffic. weather guys always take good days off. >> imagine that. [ laughter ] >> great predictor. follow lawrence when he takes the day off. >> weather is going to be great. we're talking beautiful sunshine today, nice day still breezy in spots outside early on if you are stepping outside. we have clear skies all the way to the coastline. the winds kicking up just a bit this morning but the good thing is it's kept the temperatures fairly mild. sustained winds at 22 miles per hour at sfo. 17 in fairfield. 15 in livermore. 13 in concord. we have some stronger gusts outside but it's also keeping those temperatures very mild. 54 in livermore, 55 oakland, 55 in san francisco. this afternoon, we are going to see some warmer weather outside. temperatures yesterday topping out in the upper 60s. today i think we're into the 70s in the next few days when i'm off, liza, up into the 80s! imagine that. [ laughter ] >> lucky you. good morning, unfortunately, we have slow
traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. that morning rush is on with those metering lights. traffic is backed up from the foot of the maze. bridge crews are clearing up an accident which just happened westbound 80 beyond the 880 overcrossing. looking at pretty pictures now across the upper deck. traffic loosens up with no big delays approaching treasure island. other bridges, san mateo bridge, westbound fine at the toll plaza. if you do plan to make the highway 4 commute it's going to be slow for that westbound drive leaving antioch bound for pittsburg. that's a look at the morning drive. here's frank. >> thank you. new this morning, a san mateo father's early-morning call for work saved his family after their home went up in flames. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington tells us how the man got his wife and his 7 children out just in time. >> reporter: just in time because this fire was spreading fast. you can see the damage behind me. firefighters still hard at work
doing overhaul and checking for hot spots. the family is all safe because of the quick actions of the father. you can see him standing on the lawn outside of his home watching firefighters hard at work. this fire started around 3:30 this morning. that man woke up and was getting ready for work when he heard his car alarm go off. he went outside to check on the noise and found his car on fire. the flames were spreading fast. had already reached the garage and were going into the attic. he ran back inside and rescued his wife and 7 children. the children range from 2 years old to 13. >> any fire you want to get out of the house but having 7 children in here, and he was up at that time to hear that before it really spread into the house, it was significant in saving lives. >> reporter: when firefighters arrived, the fire went to two alarms. they say there was a lot of smoke making it very hard to see. it took them almost 30 minutes
to entirely put it out and they are still here on scene. keep in mind this fire started around 3:30 this morning. the family has other family members they are staying with in the area but red cross is on scene offering assistance. as you can, they are all very shaken up, as you can imagine. his father didn't want to talk on camera. live in san mateo, elissa harrington, kpix 5. we're also watching some developing news that happened in hayward. an overnight shooting sends one woman to the hospital. officers say someone fired into the home hitting the woman in the neck around 12:30. she was conscious and taken to the hospital. according to police it looks like the gunman deliberately fired into the home on smalley and western. officers in san francisco come up empty after an intensive search near juvenile hall. officers aren't confirming much about it appears two boys escaped from the facility on woodside avenue at portola around 10:00 last night. both the facility or law
enforcement agencies that are involved are tight-lipped about the search. caltrans did not conduct tests that could have revealed problems with the bolts that failed on the new eastern span last month. now, the "chronicle" reports the tests were originally ordered in 2008 but they were never done. cam transalso had quality concerns with the maker of the bolts dyson corporation out of ohio. experts believe the bolts failed because they weren't coated properly. that allowed hydrogen to get in making the bolts brittle and snapping. sheriff's investigators are looking into two acts of sabotage on utility equipment in southern santa clara county. underground fiberoptic cables belonging to at&t were cut near monterey highway heads in morning disrupting 911 and other services in the area. at&t is also offering a $250,000 reward in hopes of finding the suspect. gunshots damaged several pg&e transformers and caused a
hazardous materials leak near metcalf road. a big day if you want to head to pier 15 right here in san francisco. >> i know. the weather is going to be gorgeous now we have the much- anticipated brand-new exploratorium that opens a little later this morning. but the party really got started yesterday. >> the concert was put on by former grateful dead drummer. a member of the exploratorium board of directors by the way grand opening is later this morning. the ceremony includes gavin newsom and, of course, the mayor ed lee there as well and cate caugiran was there last week. she had a ball. there she is. we had to pull her out of there. come on. go check it out. coming up the big name bands headlining this year's outside lands music festival. >> plus, why they are holding hands doing a back flip. >> the market just opened about 10 minutes ago. all over the place this week. let's take a check on the early
numbers. right now everything is down again. look at the dow down 122 points. we'll find out what's going on, get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it was designed to escape the ordinary. it feels like it can escape gravity. ♪ the 2013 c-class coupe. ♪ starting at $37,800. ♪
sped dow check out these canadian skiers, 30 of them grabbed hands, sped down a hill and what do you do? how about a simultaneous back flip? all in hopes of making the guinness book of world records. the good news, probably the biggest simultaneous skiing back flip in history but the bad news is, well, they are going to have to do it again. they missed the deadline for guinness so they will reload next year and try one more time. but that's pretty impressive. >> how do you go through all that work doing a simultaneous back flip and then miss the deadline? >> poor planning. >> i guess so.
[ laughter ] >> at least they made it. >> looked good. hopefully they had fun. >> since when is there a deadline? why can't they just re-enter that video for next year? i used to love that guinness book of world records. >> neat. around the bay area today, we have some breezy conditions showing up in some spots and that's good news that's helped to keep the temperatures fairly mild early on today. and a lot of sunshine coming out way throughout the day. it's going to be a beautiful afternoon outside. not a bad morning either. sunny and warmer toward the afternoon with just a gentle breeze at the coastline. gradual warming continuing over the next few days as high pressure builds in overhead and that ridge is going to strengthen the next few days and as it does it's going to move over and we are going to see some of these temperatures in the 70s maybe some 80s as we head in toward the weekend. so warmer weather is on tap for the bay area today. and warmer temperatures to come over the next few days. traveling today sfo on arrivals no problems there. but if you are heading to other parts of the country like chicago, they are going to see some delays also into denver
expecting some delays if you are heading in that area because of stormy weather this morning. temperatures we should see some 70s in the south bay today, some 60s into hayward, breezy, 70s into much of the east bay and inside the bay, breezy in the afternoon, 71 degrees in oakland and 72 in santa rosa. warmer weather is on the way and we could be talking about 80s. let's check the roads with liza battalones. good morning. it is rush hour at the bay bridge toll plaza. that's where we have had backups all morning long still delayed from the foo of the macarthur maze. backup due in part to an earlier accident cleared from the toll plaza. 880 as it rolls through oakland, we had an earlier problem in the 5:00 hour with a stalled transit bus. all lanes are open. and traffic seems to be recovering okay in both directions approaching 66th avenue. the san mateo bridge westbound traffic at the pay gates, still
looking okay golden gate commuting is also fine. air going to run into some slow traffic for southbound 101 approaching the central san rafael exit but really that is wide open at the golden gate bridge. if you plan to make the commute along 680, watch out for very slow traffic southbound going to be slow. you can see some of the yellow there approaching treat boulevard. that stays heavy approaching south main because of an earlier accident which we're hearing from the chp is just cleared up from lanes. no problems reported for the bart system. that's a look at the commute. now to news. thank you. an uneasy future for "fresh & easy" stores here in the bay area. its british owner will now today whether it will close its chain here in the united states. right now 500 supermarket workers are employed in 19 stores around the bay area. according to the guardian parent company, tesco, they will release its annual results later today. the company had sent a memo to customers just a month ago saying it wouldn't close any of its u.s. stores. and a little earlier we saw the dow taking a plunge down
more than 100 points. we also got some disappointing numbers from a couple of silicon valley giants. >> their earnings fell short of expectations. let's crunch the numbers and talk business with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. earnings playing a big role this morning. the 1st quarter earnings reporting season really kicking into gear. yahoo and intel reported theirs after the close yesterday. and both had some issues. yahoo did top on earnings. its profit was up 36% to $390 million. however, its revenue did miss at $1.07 billion down from a year earlier and particularly worrisome, display advertising revenue fell 11% from a year earlier. it was double the drop that they saw in the prior quarter. as far as the world's biggest chipmaker intel goes, it was fairly close in profit and revenue of $2 billion and $12.6 billion. but the pc slump is really impacting the company.
it says its revenue in the current quarter could fall by as much as 8% but it's sticking to its guidance for the full year of revenue gaining in the single load digits. the stock is falling this morning with most other companies out there. bank of america also weighing on the market with its earnings miss. right now, the dow dropping 91 points in the early going. nasdaq falling by 29. s&p down by 12. shares in yahoo are flat at the moment. intel down over 1%. apple having a rough go in the early going. its shares are down 2.25%. speculation i have had many sales in the current quarter may fall off until the next product refresh. back to you guys. >> thank you, jason brooks. million-dollar video ads are coming to your facebook page this summer. the menlo park company hasn't released much details. the company execs who heard the pitch from facebook says the ads will be costly. the ads will be no longer than 15 seconds long and users will not encounter them more than 3 times a day.
at first the ads will appear on facebook's desktop version. >> could be annoying. three times a day. time now for a look at what's coming up a little later on "cbs this morning." >> gayle king joins us now live in new york with more on the big show. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and elizabeth. frank, did you just say something about menlo park? >> i did. isn't that your hometown? >> i was going to say i went to menlo atherton high school, mighty bears, class of 1972. >> bay area girl, as well. >> love the bay area. >> come back. >> reporter: hello, elizabeth. >> hello. >> good to see you guys. >> you, too. >> reporter: ahead former fbi insider john miller with new information about bombs that exploded in boston plus an inside look at how investigators are searching through thousands of photos and videos to find clues. also, former national security advisor condoleezza rice on what it's like inside the white house right now as it deals with this attack. plus, the secrets of super agers. how they keep their memories
sharp. and masters champ adam scott in studio 57. those stories and more when we see you at 7:00. and neither of you guys have to rory about super agers yet -- neither of you have to worry about super agers yet 80 years olds with brains like 50 years. >> we are approaching that. >> have a good program. i know charlie is going to enjoy talking to the masters champ. that will be great. >> reporter: yes. >> "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. thank you, gayle. well, got some health news. in healthwatch, new details and the effects of alcohol and pregnancy. experts now say light drinking is not harmful to babies. london researchers compared 7- year-olds born to mothers who didn't drink during pregnancy to children whose mothers had a small glass of wine or half a beer each week. they found no difference in the two groups. but researchers warn differences could still emerge later in childhood. anything viral when you're pregnant is usually a bad
thing. but a missouri couple's pregnancy picture hit the internet and it appears to be worth thousands of likes on facebook. the couple in the note to is laura and aaron morgan. she had no idea who was photo bombing her picture. that would be her beer belly husband passenger grabbing that belly. this picture is now internationally famous. and it was taken by a local photographer ashley hemple. >> i couldn't believe it really. it's kind of like oh, my gosh, overwhelming. >> probably did what most guys that have a beer belly would do and just -- anybody that has a sense of humor anyway. >> well, it is funny. the photographer said it's these unscripted moments that everyone can relate to and it's why she loves her job so much. >> yeah. her too. but they look like they are carrying about the same size baby. both due in a couple of months. big rock legend will be
performing at outside lands in san francisco this summer. >> we have paul mccartney, the red-hot chili peppers and nine inch nails performing at the weekend event. there are more than 65 bands and performers confirmed to appear. so if you want to get tickets, they go on sale at noon tomorrow. we are impressed paul mccartney. >> i saw him at fenway park three years ago. he is phenomenal. is he 70 yet? check it out. 6:54. coming up we'll have a final check of all of your top stories. >> including a peninsula family's escape from a house fire. how the father's early-morning job saved his wife and 7 children. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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in boston. >> now a piece of a circuit board possibly used in a bomb has been recovered. so has the lid of a pressure cooker. more than 50 people are still hospitalized in boston including 12-year-old aaron hern from martinez who is due to have surgery today. >> a san mateo father is hailed a hero for saving his family from their burning home. these are live pictures from san mateo. the man was getting ready for work around 3:30 this morning when he heard his car alarm go off. the car was on fire. flames spread to the garage at house. the father ran back into the home. his wife got out and all of his 7 children doing fine but the house and the car are quite the mess. >> that's incredible. let's check traffic and weather. >> yeah. got some great weather out there today. a lot of sunshine all the way to the coastline. going to be one of those beautiful day breezy in spots early on but throughout the day nice weather. the winds keeping the temperatures mild this morning
in most areas footnotes this afternoon. maybe even some 80s by friday and the weekend. we don't like slow traffic and we have lots of it at the bay bridge toll plaza so it's backed up this morning from the foot of the maze with those meters lights on. 880/237 southbound traffic in the milpitas area, it's going to be slow from mission boulevard in patches approaching 237. guys? >> okay. thank you, liza. finally this morning, a cat put a soccer match on paws. >> the cat rushed on the field this is the netherlands. >> awww. >> ran around, the crowds cheered, got close to the goal but didn't score. the cat jumped off the field and the game resumed. everyone had a good time. there you go. >> where did he come from? just showed up. >> he lives there. >> just hangs out. >> a soccer fan. thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. michelle will be back tomorrow. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org
♪ good morning to viewers in the west. wednesday, april 17, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." new clues in the bombing of the boston marathon. former fbi insider john miller here with the latest. a scare on capitol hill. a letter mailed to a senator might have carried a deadly poison. how can you stay as smart as a 50-year-old when are you 80? the super agers. we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 secti 0 seconds. >> items recovered are black nylon fragments, bbs, and nails, possibly contained in a pressure cooker.
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