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firefighters broke into the home and rescued five people. >> i can't make sense of any of it. >> friends and family mourn a san francisco state student's senseless killing as the suspect is ready to face the judge. >> i saw there was a passenger and it was a little bit more nerve-racking to see there was a pilot. >> midair emergency a pilot has a heart attack during a flight. >> it was pretty rough. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com >> touchdown, san francisco! >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, friday, final here here, september 27. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. developing now at 6:00. a lodi man charged with homicide. san francisco police say 21- year-old michael montgomery stabbed a dodgers fan after the baseball game wednesday night.
the victim was 24-year-old jonathan denver from fort bragg. that's him on the left here. montgomery's father says his son told him the stabbing was in self-defense and the fight started when denver yelled, giants suck. breaking news in san francisco. kpix 5 reporter elizabeth wenger is at the scene of a deadly house fire. elizabeth, you just got new information about the toddler killed in the fire? >> reporter: we have confirmed that the toddler was a baby girl. 2.5 years old. in addition what makes this so sad is that it sounds like this family was doing everything right. the fire chief confirms that they had working smoke detectors when the fire broke out. the smoke detectors went off. and still two people weren't able to make it out alive. as you mentioned that 2.5-year- old girl and her father were both killed. the mother was able to get out the back door. she is okay. the grandfather is in the hospital right now. he is in critical condition. so the fire broke out around 1:30 this morning. firefighters arrived here in the sunset district 18th avenue
near pacheco. they saw lots of smoke. firefighters believed the fire started on the ground level where the dad was sleeping. he was down there in an in-law unit. the mom smelled smoke and that's when she went downstairs discovered there was a for and she actually called 911. the grandfather and toddler were on the top floor, the third floor. and they were sleeping. >> the resident that was down on the lower level the one that was pronounced at the scene here, he was i believe sleeping down there, wasn't feeling well so i think he wanted to stay away from the rest of the family. >> reporter: and back out here live, you can see that fire investigators are still here on scene. right now they are kind of cleaning up and mopping up what's left. but the damage is extensive inside. there was a lot of smoke damage, as well. firefighters say double paned windows in this case didn't help this family. they trapped more smoke sniped. there was a metal security gate that made it tough for firefighters to get on scene. at this point they don't think
there's anything suspicious but don't know specifically how the fire started. live here in san francisco, elizabeth wenger, kpix 5. now let's check in with liza battalones for a check on the morning commute. >> we're not getting any word of any muni delays because of the street closures around that house fire. we are getting word of a muni delay affecting the streetcars on market street. delay because of police action at market and the ninth. the f line is blocked inbound heading towards fisherman's wharf shut down. all other muni lines on time no delays on bart. the 580/680 interchange headlights are westbound. that's okay right here approaching 680 where you will see the delays will be leaving the altamont pass still backed up approaching grant line road. san mateo bridge westbound traffic looking good at the toll plaza with no problems there. the dumbarton bridge has also been trouble-free. again, just heads up for those
muni delays affecting the f line. that's a look at the friday commute. here's lawrence. >> red flag warnings still up for much of the bay area over the mountaintops gusty winds there. we have had some gusts over miles per hour could gust even a little bit higher to about 45 and fairly dry in the mountains. not the worst-case scenario we have seen for fire hazard but nonetheless, be careful outside for today. mostly clear skies to start out the day. really not seeing those winds down below just a gentle breeze early on this morning. the temperatures are running in the 40s and the 50s right now if you are stepping outside but by the afternoon lots of sunshine coming our way, temperatures up 80s in the valleys, plenty of 70s inside the bay and sunny, breezy still some 60s toward the coastline. we'll have a complete look at your forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. back to you. >> thank you. developing news in san francisco. there's a suspect for the murder of a dodgers fan wednesday night. 21-year-old michael montgomery from lodi is charged with
homicide. 24-year-old jonathan denver was killed. he was at the giants-dodgers game with his family for his father's birthday. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is aat&t park this morning. cate, suspect says he used his knife in self-defense. >> reporter: that's what we are learning this morning, michelle. we are getting the suspect's side of the story from his father. that incident happened just blocks abay from where we are here at -- away from where we are at at&t park. the suspect's father marty montgomery said, michael got jumped. denver and friends started swinging chairs. and he stabbed denver. denver mouthed off about the san francisco hat. it wasn't even michael's hat." police collected that hat in question. you can see it here. officers are took it into evidence. montgomery says his son said it was self-defense and the fight started when the victim shouted
giants suck. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> san francisco police chief greg suhr will join us on kpix 5 later this morning. extra uniformed officers were on duty at at&t park for last night's giants-dodgers game. there were also undercover officers wearing dodgers gear. fans we talked with didn't think the violence was typical of most baseball fans. >> feel safe? >> i feel safe with the people but, you know, after this it does makes me think about twice what to wear. >> it's bad enough in l.a., but to have it here? now we have an incident here. it's a shame. >> both the giants and the dodgers released statements saying they were shock and saddened by the killing. we are learning more about the victim. jonathan denver lived and worked in northern california in fort bragg on the coast in mendocino county. he was an apprentice at the north coast plumbing and heating company. he was a hard worker.
his dad is a security guard at dodger stadium. many are having a hard time wrapping their minds around what happened. >> it's -- it's sad. its shocking. it's just -- it doesn't seem real like i said. just don't get it. >> we spoke to denver's family. that was his sister. his grandmother says they are heartbroken and they appreciate the support. this week the giants are raising money to help bryan stow. the giants fan was beaten outside dodger stadium two years ago. this video is from this past june. he suffered a traumatic brain injury and still has a lot of difficulties. giants are donating $10 from each ticket sold in certain sections of the ballpark over the weekend to the bryan stow fund. we have some breaking news up in yolo county at this hour where live pictures here show a big hay fire surrounded in winters. it has burned at least 10 acres so far. the hay kingdom farm.
that's root off highway 505. firefighters have the flames surrounded and chp officers are monitoring it. this is video from earlier. they want to meaning sure that the heavy smoke doesn't create dangerous driving conditions in the area. fire started about 10:30 last night. the wind is a big problem for fire crews on the scene. they saw winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour overnight. you can see it blowing there. fire crews are waiting until daylight to figure out their next steps to fight that fire. happening today, the man accused of killing a san francisco state student is due in court. investigators say 30-year-old nikhom thephakaysone shot justin valdez monday night as both men got off a muni train in the ingleside district. officers found a cache of assault weapons survival gear an more than $20,000 in cash at the suspect's home. an antioch family lost its fight to save their two pit bulls. the dogs mauled a 10-year-old boy last month. owners roderick and courtney de la cruz say one of the pit bulls did not attack the boy
and shouldn't be put down but an board ruled yesterday that both are vicious and should be put down. the boy who was attacked needs more cosmetic surgery and is back in school. two women told san rafael police that they may have been drugged and raped at the nickel rose september 11th. the woman has no memory of what happened after she left the bar until she woke up the next morning the victim of a sexual assault. the other case was nine days later with a similar story. no suspects right now. happening today the senate will likely vote yes on a bill to keep the government from shutting down at midnight on monday. the senate is also expected to remove a house provision defunding obamacare. house republicans will try to attach other stipulations to try an chip away at the affordable care act. >> there will be options available to us. there are not going to be any speculations will what we will or won't do until the senate
passes their bill. >> we are go have a clean cr. that's what we are going to vote for. we are not going to play games. >> lawmakers are expected to work through the weekend to try and find a resolution. 6:10. coming up kids munching on pb and j, snack packs and pizza. kids in one school district weren't getting their money's worth. where the school lunch money went instead. also ahead -- >> once upon a time, a triumph the whole world -- an icon in the fashion world and while coco chanel may have lived in a world before the internet this morning she is taking the web by storm. >> and are looking at sunshine and red flag warnings. the forecast is coming up. >> a five-car pile you know on 101 in santa clara in the northbound direction approaching montague. we'll have more coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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deliberations resuming in the singer's wrongful death trial. mcdonald's the fast food change now offering healthier options in its value meals. and bill gates the microsoft founder says the control alt delete combo was a mistake. follow us on twitter @cbssf. boreal will start making slow today! can you believe it? with low pressure approaching the bay area in the mountains this weekends this is the time to start. the idea to make a base for the upcoming ski and snowboard season. boreal is at such a high elevation that it can maintain a lot of that snow earlier than other resorts. resort will open in the next 30 days weather permitting. wow! that is simply amazing. hey, folks, around the bay area today, we are going to see some warmer temperatures outside . winds continuing to howell. that's why the red flag warnings are still up across the bay area mountains above 1,000 feet. still down below not bad at all. in fact, we are going to see
some mostly sunny skies. still a little breezy outside. otherwise, plenty of sunshine into the afternoon. elevated fire danger through this afternoon, as well. but a beautiful weekend. a beautiful fall weekend on tap for the bay area. looks like those winds fairly calm down below. boy, it's hard to believe we have some gusts over 40 miles per hour across some of the mountains but that's what we're seeing right now. just a gentle sea breeze otherwise at 4 miles per hour into berkeley, 7 miles per hour in antioch and 13 into fairfield. high pressure building in across the bay area bringing sunny warmer weather today and tomorrow but that low pressure system dives into the bay area sunday. that will cool down the temperatures and bring rain sunday night into monday. today sunshine and 80s into the central valley. looks like computer models picking up on a nice day today then you will notice clouds on the increase as we head in towards especially saturday night into sunday. more clouds on the way on sunday so we are going to see some cooler temperatures in our direction that time, as well. temperatures expected in the 70s and 80s into the south bay 60s and breezy toward the coast and 80s into the east bay and inside the bay keel keep temperatures in the 60s and the
70s. next couple of days we'll warm the temperatures up and cooling down a few more clouds on sunday, slight chance of showers sunday night into monday. let's check the roads now with liza battalones. south bay accident a five-car pile-up originally now it's southbound 101 in san jose approaching trimble, it's a two-car accident both of those cars facing the wrong way. blocking the slow lane. minor delay, no need to avoid the area just a brief delay approaching the accident. the north 101 commute also a brief delay approaching 280. we were talking about the muni delay all of the muni delays have cleared up. no big problems for mass transit now. and if you plan to make the commute toward the altamont pass, there are delays this
morning. backups at grant line heavy in patches towards the dublin interchange. so that's probably the slowest commute for the entire brain bay area. highway 92 a great option for the drive out of hayward and no delays for 880 as it rolls through. metering lights are off and traffic is wide open at the pay gates. that's the friday drive. new this morning, a united airlines pilot has died after suffering a heart attack midair. the plain was headed to seat from houston. it made an emergency landing in boise, idaho at 8:00. passengers rushed to help the pilot on board. the piloted was taken to a local hospital where he later died. it resumed the trip to seattle shortly after. >> two brothers charged with a cantaloupe food poisoning outbreak that killed 33. eric and ryan jensen own the farm in colorado accused of
selling contaminated melons responsible for the 2011 deadly epidemic. authorities say the brothers did not adequately clean those cantaloupes. they pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charges. five people have been arrested for carrying out a recycling fraud worth some $300,000. the group bought bottles and cans from recycling centers in nevada and brought them into the state of california. they turned the items in at recycling centers in sacramento and the san joaquin valley. california pays people for recycling. nevada does not. out of state scams like this have cost california up to $50 million. a southern california school district accountant is accused of stealing more than $3 million of lunch money. judith oates was arrested last month. investigators say she took the money over 14 years. she handled deposits of student lunch money captured on video stuffing cash into her bra. the university of arkansas plays texas a & m this saturday but something will be missing. who won't be joining the teams on the field. i'm kim coyle. coming up in sports, the 49ers were due for a win after scoring just 10 points over the
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down 3-0 in the second, boldin dives in for the touchdown. 7-349ers. gore had a huge night, 20 carries for 153 yards. his 34-yard touchdown run before the half makes it 14-3. the 49ers defense played well like the 49ers defense. holding the rams offense to under 200 yards. navorro bowman collects the sack as the 49ers win 5-1 1. is this tim lincecum's final start as a san francisco giant? timmy strikes out a player three times. 7 innings, six strikeouts left with a no decision. pagan to the top of the wall. it goes out for a home run. the giants beat the dodgers 3- 2. andy pettitte and derek jeter removed mariano rivera from last night's game in rivera's final game at yankee stadium. it was a huge love fest for the greatest closer in baseball history. he even took a little dirt with him on the way out. and that's a look at sports. have a great day.
thank you, kim. play of the day is about who will not play tomorrow at the texas a & m versus arkansas football game in arkansas. there they are. the texas a & m marching band asked to play at halftime but the razorbacks said i don't think so. apparently there's not enough time at halftime for the aggie band to perform. the band had to cancel more than 100 hotel rooms. not fun. and the members are disappointed they don't get to go on the road. well the giants-dodgers game in san francisco took a bizarre turn last night. >> after the team shook hands, former giants closer brian wilson now decked in dodger blue had a few words to say to the president of the giants. they say wilson was upset at larry baer for not getting his 2012 world series ring. he pointed to the field several times and angrily walked away. giants officials say they repeatedly tried to present the ring to wilson before leaving the park the giants gave the ring to dodger officials.
and... what started as an attempted bank robbery.. end in an explosion. what the a san francisco family is grieving this morning as fire sweeps through their home leaving two people dead including a toddler. we'll have a live report from the scene coming up. >> and what started as attempted bank robbery ended in
an explosion. a would-be robber told police that forced downtown monterey to shut down. >> winds gust across the mountaintops, fire danger running high. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and a fatal accident has shut down busy middlefield road in atherton. i'll have details of traffic in just a few minutes. and we begin with some breaking news in san francisco. a family of four pulled out of a home fire overnight. a father and his 2.5-year-old daughter were killed in the fire. two others rushed to the hospital. kpix 5's elizabeth wenger gathering the latest information from the scene. she joins us with more. liz. >> reporter: good morning, frank. that's right. this certainly is a tragedy. and firefighters have been out here since the fire broke out overnight searching the home and they say that it really looks like the family did nothing wrong. it was uncluttered. they had working smoke detectors, yet still two people died in the fire including a 2.5-year-old girl and her father. fortunately the mother in this family was able to get out. she is okay. the grandfather right now in
the hospital. we understand he is in critical condition with some bad smoke inhalation. so the fire broke out around 1:30 this morning. firefighters arrived this is at 18th avenue and pacheco in the city's sunset district. firefighters believe the fire started on the ground level where the dad was sleeping. there's an in-law unit next to the garage. the mom was awake. she smelled smoke went downstairs and discovered the house was on fire. so she called 911. the grandfather and the toddler were on the third floor where they were sleeping. firefighters say double paned windows in the home sealed the smoke in tightly. there was also a metal locked gate outside the home that firefighters had to break through. >> everything is grieving this morning. this is not what we are in the business of doing. we are in the business of saving lives. we know this is sometimes an outcome. >> reporter: so very sad scene here. investigators don't think that there was anything suspicious,
yet they still don't know exactly how the fire started. so right now two people dead, a dad and his 2.5-year-old daughter. and right now a grandfather in critical condition this morning. also 18th is still closed for a block at pacheco. live in the city's sunset district, i'm elizabeth wenger, kpix 5. breaking news up in yolo county. we just got an update on this big hay fire in winters. some live pictures still very active there. fire crews say the winds have started to die down. it has burned at least 10 acres so far at the hay kingdom farm right after highway 505 in winters. firefighters have the flames surrounded. they are making progress. that fire started about 10:30 last night. crews say it caused about $6 million in damage. chp officers are now monitoring the fire. they want to make sure the heavy smoke doesn't create dangerous driving conditions near roads and highway 505 as you can see. the man accused of killing a dodgers fan after wednesday night's giants game told his
father that he stabbed the man in self-defense. 21-year-old michael montgomery from lodi is charged with homicide. his father marty tells the lodi news sentinel, quote, michael got jumped. denver and friends started swinging chairs and he stabbed denver. denver mouthed off about the san francisco hat. it wasn't even michael's hat." police collected that hat and you can see an officer here taking it into evidence. kpix 5's cate caugiran is at at&t park with the steps the giants are taking to prevent more violence. cate. >> reporter: michelle, as the giants play the padres tonight here at at&t park, blocks from where that incident happened, game security continues to be a priority and giants fans say that as this investigation moves forward they hope this incident doesn't reflect poorly on the city or the fans. >> and the dodgers [ indiscernible ] our deepest sympathies and prayers to john than's family during this difficult time.
>> >> reporter: there was a moment of silence observed at last night's final giants-dodgers game at at&t park. there were also extra officers on handsome of them obviously dressed in uniform and others undercover in team jerseys. the stadium was divided in colors of orange and blue but both side shocked over the stabbing sparked over outfits as if they were rival gang colors. >> you just have to live your life and be happy for the other team. it's not personal. it gives us a bad name. >> it was disappointing to hear. it was a fun rivalry. it's a lot of fun when it's about the game. it's not about what happens after the game. >> police say security was also increased outside of the park. this incident happened near 3rd and harrison four blocks from when they were watching wednesday night's game. giants fans last night asked us to make a plea to dodgers
saying we are not bad people. reporting live at at&t park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> giants said, "we want to be clear that there is absolutely no place in our community for this type of senseless violence. the giants are working with the san francisco police department to step up enforcement in and around the ballpark tonight and throughout the rest of the final home stand." and a statement from the dodgers says, "the dodgers are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of jonathan denver who is the son of one of our security guards. there is no rational explanation for this senseless act which resulted in jonathan's death. the pain that this has caused his family and friends is unimaginable. 6:35 now. a big scare in monterey after a would-be bank robber told police he left explosives throughout downtown. [ bang ] >> a bomb squad blew up two suspicious packages yesterday afternoon. a man who was arrested for robbing a bank downtown told officers he left explosives all
over the city. downtown streets were shut down and businesses shut down as well for hours. people evacuated as the bomb squad moved in. >> in 29 years we have never had an event where there was more than one device. so yeah, it's extensive. >> police have not said what was inside the packages or if they were even a real threat. a marin county parks employee is a big lifesaver today. maintenance worker lewis hernandez jumped into action when he heard a radio call about someone drowning at a beach. by the time the emergency workers got there, hernandez was already pulling that man out of the water. the victim had jumped into the water after he dropped his keys. a 19-year-old man is accused of hacking web cams of several women stealing nude photos and using them for blackmail. authorities say james abrams took the nude photos and demanded they provide more explicit material or he would release the photos online. the reigning miss teen usa was
one of the women. >> you were a victim. i was. it's still an ongoing federal investigation. i was cyber hacked and cyber terrorized about four months ago. my computer and my webcam were hacked into. so i would love to be able to -- >> they were watching -- >> abrams is charged with extortion. he was released on bail and is confined to a southern california home with a gps monitor. con artists pretending to be police officers are scamming people all over the phones in san francisco. the scammers say they are working for mark rothmann and associates and the person has a warrant for overdue loan debts. a payment of $500 is required. in another case scammers are demanding payment for unpaid parking tickets. the suspects have actually used names of real officers and also their id numbers. 6:37. the weekend is here and lawrence, you have some good news. >> you guys aren't excited about it, are you? >> of course we are! >> it's friday! >> it is friday! it's going to be a great day
especially saturday, spectacular. today not bad either. a lot of sunshine out there now. the concern though is the red flag warnings up in the mountains. we have high fire danger continuing not the worst fire weather conditions we have ever seen. but still seeing gusty winds and fairly dry. some of the gusts over 40 miles per hour now across the mountaintops but should begin to subside throughout the day. what a beautiful beginning to our friday. lots of sunshine coming our way. and mostly clear skies. temperatures are a little cool in spots. we have some 50s and some 50s. but by the afternoon, winding up a little warmer. in fact, lots of 80s going to be showing up in parts of the bay area. some 70s and 80s into the south bay. 80s into the east bay. and inside the bay plenty of sunshine a little breezy 71 in san francisco. let's check the roads with liza battalones. >> lawrence we are getting more information now from the atherton police department on this fatal accident which is first reported around 5:45 this morning. we have a couple of streets shut down in atherton. now, the fatal accident happened eastbound on glenwood
near laurel. but they have shut down very busy middlefield road close by. southbound middlefield is shut down at encinal and northbound middlefield is closed at oak grove. no more information on what type of accident this was. there is at least one confirmed death. expect lots of police activity in the area. we'll move on to the 580/680 commute where traffic is very slow westbound traffic slow now from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. that's traffic. now to news. new this morning, a united nations report published today blames humans for at least half of the global warming that's been going on since the '50s. experts say this past decade was the warmest on record. >> and it should serve as yet another wake-up call that our activities today will have a profound impact on society not only for us but for many generations to come. >> the report also predicts
global temperatures will rise by up to 8 degrees fahrenheit this century. time now 6:39. a dodgers fan is stabbed to death near at&t park. we'll talk to chief greg suhr about the investigation. >> the market opened up the last day of trading this week and it's all down thus far a couple of minutes into training. we'll crunch the numbers with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks right after the break. ,,
reporter jason brooks. let's lead with personal spending/incomes, then i'll mention a report that ford o ly may be the lead americans made more money last month and spent it. here to chat is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks on a friday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. that sounds good on the surface at least. commerce department reporting that consumer spending in august was up three-tenths of a
percent. that was a bit stronger than july. incomes meanwhile up 4/10ths of a percent. also stronger than in july the biggest gain in incomes in six months and clearly something we need to see as the economy continues to lurch forward between slowdowns and occasional rises. we are getting word from all things d that the next ceo of microsoft could be the current ceo of ford. that may sound like a strange juxtaposition going from a carmaker to a software giant but mulally already did it. he was the top executive at boeing when he moved to detroit and ford and helped lead that company in a turnaround. ford avoiding the big bailouts that general motors and chrysler needed. there are several other candidates at play, as well. but mulally knows microsoft well given his experience in seattle. we snapped a losing session on wall street yesterday. not looking so good today. investors concerned about gridlock in washington and the
impending federal government shutdown. so the numbers are heading south. let's look at the big board right now. dow is dropping about 62 points. nasdaq is down 17. s&p is moving lower by 7 points. microsoft is up 1% on the in lally speculation. michelle and frank, back to you. >> thank you. 6:45. checking traffic now i guess we have a very difficult situation down on the peninsula. >> we are getting more information from the atherton police department on this fatal accident which happened around 5:45 this morning on city streets. so the accident occurred in the eastbound direction of glenwood approaching laurel. but they have shut down several streets in the area and the biggest closure would be middlefield road which is a heavily traveled road on the peninsula. southbound traffic is being shut down at encinal and northbound middlefield closed at this hour approaching oak grove. if you plan to drive to encinal elementary school these closures are close to the school and those roads may be closedded in the next hour or
so. we'll move on to the rest of the commute where the 580/680 has been five this morning. the south bay drives have been very slow. you can see down to 13 miles per hour. northbound traffic heavy from 280 approaching trimble. even southbound 101 recovering from an earlier accident approaching montague expressway. now, the 580/680 commute expect delays as you head through the livermore valley. it's also going to be slow for westbound 580 leaving grant line. the bridge communities are okay. san mateo bridge okay for the westbound direction approaching the toll plaza. 880 in oakland, all roadwork from overnight has been picked up. it's looking good both ways just a very brief delay approaching high street. that's a look at your friday drive. now to lawrence. >> seeing gusty winds over the mountaintops again this morning. so the fire danger is elevated. red flag warnings are up above 1,000 feet in the mountains. otherwise down below a lot of sunshine coming our way and not a bad way to start out friday. looks like mostly clear skies, breezy toward the afternoon. but plenty of sunshine and what
a beautiful fall weekend especially saturday. should be spectacular. the winds haven't been too bad down below. we have seen some gusts over the mountaintops at over 40 miles per hour but fairly calm into the south bay right now. seeing some east winds at 7 miles per hour into oakland and north-northeast at 7 miles per hour in antioch so not too bad. just a gentle breeze early on this morning. high pressure now settling in overhead. i think those winds calming down toward the weekend. eventually that cold front drops out of the gulf of alaska to bring with it a chance of a few showers. looks like 80s into the central valley for today. about 71 in monterey. if you are flying out of sfo looking good mostly clear skies no delays expected there. around the u.s., though, may have trouble spots if you are heading to houston a possibility of some thunderstorms. could see some rain and thunderstorms into denver about 63. sunny 69 in chicago and 68 and mostly cloudy in new york. around the bay we'll see those temperatures warming up today a lot of 80s into the central valley. 70s inside the bay. and 60s still breezy toward the coastline. a little warmer as we head in towards saturday, cooling off a
few more clouds coming our way on sunday then sunday night into monday, a slight chance of some showers. hey, here's your schoolcast for today. this is for briarwood elementary school in santa clara. for your morning bell, a little cool to start but it's nice and clear about 59 degrees. sunshine for lunch recess. and by the time you get out, oh, going to be feeling good on a friday. 77 degrees sunny and mild. if you would like us to do a forecast for your school, go to kpix.com/schoolcast. we'd love to put your forecast on the air. >> sounds good. >> nothing like a friday. >> anywhere you are. >> we love friday. >> all right, brian. >> hey! >> i'm sorry! i was thinking of bribing hackney. >> sure, elizabeth. >> whatever your name is. whoever you are. all right. lawrence! thank you. [ laughter ] the deadly stabbing every a dodgers fan raises new questions about what police are doing to keep fans said. phil matier live in san francisco with police chief greg suhr and first question out of the gate for you, chief,
what's the very latest on the investigation? >> chief suhr: the suspect has been booked, 21-year-old michael montgomery. and he sits in jail right now awaiting formal charging from the district attorney. >> okay. let's go back a little bit. he is claiming self-defense. at least that's what his father relates to the news. >> okay. >> okay. is that what he told the cops as far as you know? >> well, i can't get into what conversation was in the investigation. but everybody that commits a crime usually has a rationale. >> this is after the ballgame. how close was it to -- were they coming or going from the ballgame or what? >> so one party the dodger group. mr. denver's group had been at the game. the game had been over and they had spend an hour and a half in a local pub. >> so they were away from the
game at a bar and walked six blocks and got into a series of fights. with the same group. they got into two fights with the same group. >> so this was an ongoing thing this went down 3rd street. >> it didn't go far down 3rd street. they traveled quite a distance from the park. almost to harrison street to one of the alleys on the freeway stillman. the group from the nightclub at 3rd and harrison not at the game they get the back and forth between giants and the dodgers because one of the kids in the nightclub was wearing a giants hat. >> how many people do you think in total were involved in this? >> we believe that it was four coming from the nightclub and three that were in the victim's group. >> did everybody run? or did everybody hang around and the police show up? >> once the victim stood up and realized he had been stabbed, the group scattered.
obviously, the victim's family supported him and medical aid was called and the suspects left the scene. >> reporter: how did you catch everybody? >> well, again, we stay in the area quite a bit after the ballgame. officers are regularly deployed and caught them a block and a half away. >> reporter: how did you have them down at the station? he confessed, i understand. >> yeah. we do have an admission. i mean, they -- they had him down there interviewing him quite a long time. >> reporter: how long? >> you know, i don't know at what point in time the admission came. but they interviewed him long enough. >> reporter: this seems to be we're seeing a lot more of this violence whether it's 49ers games or whether it's giants games. >> well, i tell ya, i don't think it's fair to the giants to put this at the ballpark or even really near the ballpark. i think that we have the jumbo rivalry package for police and
the giants out there. everybody is just saddened and appalled that this even happened. it's a game. nobody should ever go to a game. and whether they are six blocks away or 60 feet away, nobody should worry about anything whether it's 10 minutes or two hours after the game. >> that's not the way this society is going these days. >> it's very sad. >> okay. back to you guys. >> phil matier, chief suhr, thank you. coming up on kpix 5, we are continuing to follow the story on the stabbing of a dodgers fan near at that particular time park this morning. we are learning the suspect father says this was in self- defense. ,,,,,,,,
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five things you need to know at 55. syria reached an agreement with the five permanent members of the u.n. security council to hand over all its chemical weapons. resolution removes the threat of possible u.s. airstrikes. secretary of state john kerry met with iran's counterpart to east the crisis over the nuclear program. they won't lift sanctions until a process is in place to ensure no weapons can be produced. the senate will vote this afternoon on an emergency spending bill that will avert a partial government shutdown next week. the senate will likely remove a house provision defunding the affordable care act. a united airlines pilot died after a heart attack. it landed in boise, idaho at about 8:00. word of the pilot's condition spread through the cabin and several passengers assisted him. the man accused of killing a san francisco state student is expected to be arraigned
later today. investigators say nikhom thephakaysone shot valdez monday night as they got off a muni train in ingleside district. a cache of weapons, survival gear and more than $20,000 in cash were found at the suspect home. i'm cate caugiran with details about the stabbing death of the dodgers fan. the suspect's father is speaking out in his son's defense. marty montgomery tells the newspaper, michael got jumped. denver, that's the victim, and friends started swinging chairs and he stabbed denver. denver mouthed off about the san francisco hat. it wasn't even michael as hat. michael is the suspect that we are talking about. last night there was a moment of silence observed at last night's final giants-dodgers game at at&t park. there were extra officers on handsome of them obviously dressed in uniform and others were undercover cloaked by team jerseys. just a few minutes ago we heard from the police chief, greg
suhr, who says the suspect is waiting for formal charges from the district attorney. live at at&t park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. i'm elizabeth wenger live in san francisco's sunset district where a family is grieving this morning after fire swept their home leaving two people dead including a toddler. it broke out around 1:30 this morning at 18th. a dad and his 2.5-year-old daughter were killed. the grandfather still in critical condition in the hospital. the mother got out okay. firefighters believe it started on the ground level where the father was sleeping. a grandfather and toddler were on the third floor. they were also asleep. the mother was working the late shift. she smelled smoke when she got home. she was awake and called 911. firefighters say double panned windows inside the home didn't help the family trapping smoke inside. there was also a metal security gate that firefighters had to
breakthrough. at first look the fire chief told us that this appears that this family did everything right. this is what makes this even more of a tragedy. they had working smoke detectors. they did go off when this fire broke out. right now it looks like they are beginning to wrap up their investigation and re-open roads. live in san francisco's sunset district, i'm elizabeth wenger, kpix 5. >> in traffic middlefield road is shut down in both directions approaching encinal. this is in atherton. a fatal accident this morning. streets near encinal elementary school have been shut down, as well. police work to clear up this accident. 580/680 expect slow traffic now leaving the altamont. >> how about a nice beautiful live shot this morning? you have sunshine coming our way. nice and clear. still red flag warnings up over the mountaintops. the temperatures today warming up to the 80s in the valleys, 70s inside the bay and 60s toward the coastline. next couple of days look spectacular. cooling down a little sunday and showers sunday night into monday. >> brian, you are terrific. >> thank you so much. [ laughter ] >> sorry!