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>> it's a election day and gun laws are a hot topic here in california. one measure in sunnyvale would ban weapons with magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. >> fog related delays at san francisco international airport may be a thing of the past. the airport is using a protocol that will keep more flights coming in even when the skies are gray. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado c m touchdown, chicago! >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, northern 5. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. a large shopping mall in new jersey will remain closed all day after a shooting sent shoppers scrambling for cover last night. no one was hurt when a gunman opened fire at garden state plaza mall in paramus. overnight, police found the suspect in the back area of the mall dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. the shopping center is one of the largest in the greater new york city area about a dozen
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miles from manhattan. cbs news' jericka duncan joins us live from paramus. >> reporter: i just spoke to the county prosecutor and he says based on a note left behind by the gunman, he described him as despondent and depressed. he said it could be part of the reason why he came to this mall fired several shots and later decided to commit suicide. reporter: police say 20- year-old richard shoop walked into the garden state plaza mall in paramus, new jersey, just before closing and opened fire. these women came face to face with the shooter. >> out of nowhere, the guy walks right past the front door and he is shooting shots in the air. >> he paused for a second and just looked inside the store. i just froze. >> reporter: police quickly responded and s.w.a.t. team members stormed the facility. >> the shooter, for whatever reason, instead of staying and fighting, fled deeper into the mall. >> reporter: officials put the mall in lockdown and began a methodical search for the suspect as well as anyone who may be hiding, for safety.
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>> we go store by store, room by room, and that takes quite a while in 2.2 million square feet. >> reporter: authorities escorted individuals out of the store one by one as they cleared each room. >> it's okay to go. >> reporter: the cell phone video shows what it was like for the people coming out. >> let me tell you, it is the scariest thing when you see the s.w.a.t. team coming, waiting at the door for you to come out. >> reporter: shortly after 3 a.m., shoop was found dead. >> one of the s.w.a.t. teams located the suspect in the back room dead. >> reporter: he was on a suicide mission and didn't want to hurt anyone else, according to authorities. the prosecutor says they recovered the gunman's body around 3:00 this morning in a construction zone area of the mall. while everyone made it out safely according to authorities, there is still a police presence here as this is treated as a crime scene but the mall will remain closed today. reporting live from paramus, new jersey, jericka duncan, now
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back to you. >> thank you. breaking news from denver. police say they have found the weapons two intruders were seen carrying into a middle school last night, two bb guns. the two tsa officers were wounded in the deadly shooting spree at l.a.x. last week are out of the hospital now. one of them tony grigsby who spoke to reporters yesterday. he says he was trying to help an elderly man get to safety when the gunman shot him twice in the foot. >> coming towards me and asked were you shot and what's going on? i was like -- i couldn't -- all i could think about was, you know, helping them. >> third wounded person a passenger needs more surgery and physical therapy. but is in good condition. the fbi revisited ciancia's apartment yesterday. they left with one of his
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roommates who drove him to the airport. investigators say there is no indication the roommate knew of ciancia's plans. new this morning, a high- speed chase ended in a crash in santa clara county. the chp says the pursuit began in sunnyvale going south on 101. the suspects were going as fast as 110 miles an hour. then they crashed on the tenant avenue off-ramp in morgan hill last night. at least one person was caught. they were apparently wanted for robbery. an ac transit rider is now at a burn center after he was somehow set on fire aboard a moving bus. the driver noticed the man on fire just after 5 p.m. yesterday as the bus was near the intersection of macarthur boulevard and ardley avenue. it's not clear how the fire started. no one else was hurt. if you like yesterday, good news, today is going to be traffic. >> it's going to be a fantastic day. these next couple of days are going to be great. enjoy it. i think we are looking at a
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pattern shift. we may start to get the rainy season after all. right now quiet, clear, temperatures all over the map because we have an offshore flow and so we're seeing a mixed bag this morning. we have cool numbers into concord at 42 degrees. but almost 20 degrees warmer in oakland at 61. 60 in livermore. 53 degrees in san francisco. and a cool 45 in san jose and santa rosa. now by the afternoon, expecting plenty of sunshine. these temperatures right around seasonal maybe just a little bit above average toward the afternoon. a beautiful 73 in livermore. 66 and sunny in san francisco. 73 degrees in concord. there are a couple of raindrops in the forecast. we'll tell you when coming up. let's check the roads now with your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. once again, back out to livermore. we have a bit of an early- morning mess. i just checked the travel time between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. it's nearly triple the average for this time of the morning, nearly 46 minutes now. the problem spot is right there. it's an injury accident
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involving a big rig westbound 580 approaching first street. they still have the right lanes blocked off. that big rig is partially blocking a lane. there are emergency crews on scene. so it is stacking up now. the real bottleneck is even before the livermore truck scales it looks like it's backed up over the altamont pass. no eto when they will be able to re-open lanes. a new accident in richmond. richmond 80 approaching central avenue one of the cars sideways blocking a lane. we'll tell you to track the drive time down the eastshore freeway. right now it looks over. back to you. >> thank you. 5:06. a massive new casino is about to open up in sonoma county. the $800 million graton resort and casino is near rohnert park off golf course west near highway 101 and traffic advisories have already been issued. they expect a lot of people for today's big grand opening. mark kelly joins us live from
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the casino which is generating excitement and criticism. >> reporter: a little. doors open at 10 a.m. this morning. they have 3,000 slot machines here, 13 restaurants. so as you can imagine, they are expecting a big crowd. but unfortunately, that also means a good amount of traffic. graton resort and casino has not even opened its doors yet. but rohnert park's bracing for big traffic on its four-lane road. a massive parking lot and five- story garage shows the kind of crowd expected. and signs warning drivers what waits around the corner. >> we're anticipating a lot more vehicles this week and in the next coming couple of weeks. >> reporter: chp estimates 10,000 more vehicles clogging up these roads on opening day. >> be patient. know your alternates. if you don't have to come this area, maybe put it off until next week. >> reporter: as staff puts the
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finishing touches on this $800 million facility, the general manager is focused on the 2,000 jobs his resorts created. as for traffic, the casino has charter bus service. 10,000 cars is the estimate. how are you going to control all that? >> i'm really pleased to let you know that having lived in california for quite some time now, californians know how to drive. >> reporter: expect graton to drive cars and people to rohnert park. gamblers have to sleep, too. the good night inn sits just around the corner from the casino. >> thank you for calling the good night inn. >> reporter: the new casino has been keeping hotel staff on their toes. getting a lot of calls about it already? >> we have, especially today we are going to be busy. tomorrow, also, we're almost sold out. >> reporter: some see more traffic as a nightmare. for this megacasino, it's a sign of success. >> this is a good thing economically for the community because it puts people to work. and i'm very proud of that. >> reporter: now, it hasn't been 100% smooth to get this
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casino off the ground. they faced opposition at public hearings, in the courtroom. they even switched the location of where it was going to get built. but the doors will open this morning at 10 a.m. live in rohnert park, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> it is showtime today. okay, mark, thanks. 10 years ago, there was talk of putting the casino at sears point but strong opposition from environmentalists there moved it up north to rohnert park. happening today, polls will open in two hours for elections in some bay area cities. sunnyvale voters are deciding on measure c a series of gun control laws. issues include reporting of loves or stolen guns, keeping track of ammo sales, requiring guns to be kept locked away, banning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds with some exceptions. >> so anybody with a magazine with more than 10 rounds have to surrender that? >> no. as i understand it, if they were grandfathered in and have a purchase price of it prior to that, they are fine. >> unfortunately a lot of the efforts are not backed by a
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sound legal basis. >> the nra says it will sue if sunnyvale voters pass the new gun laws. polls close tonight at 8:00. new this morning, the pleasant hill city council approved new regulations on gun sales. the new ordinance requires gun dealers to keep their distance from neighborhoods, parks and schools. they also will have to install alarms and turn over employee background information to police. 5:10 now. friends and family plan another march today to protest the death of andy lopez, the sonoma county teen shot by a sheriff's deputy. lopez's parents filed a federal lawsuit yesterday against the county and deputy eric gelhaus. the suit claims last month's shooting was reckless and violated the teen's civil rights. investigators have said the deputy opened fire after the teen refused to drop the fake ak-47. >> we are going to prove through our investigation,
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through our lawsuit, that the shooting of andy lopez was absolutely and unequivocally unjustified. >> we want justice and also we want an honest investigation. >> gelhaus's attorney has said her client thought his life was in danger at the time. an attorney sonoma county says a lawsuit is premature and, quote, has the potential of interfering with the conduct of the full criminal investigation. 5:11 now. inside the house of horrors. the shocking details of what one ohio kidnapping victim endured. >> plus, racist, obscene and threatening messages sent to a teammate, an nfl player's suspension reminds us that anyone can be bullied. >> and look out, martians. the race to the red planet just got more crowded this morning. >> enjoy the sunshine today. we have changes coming. a little rain in the forecast. we'll talk about it coming up. >> and hey, we finally have better news about this livermore accident all lanes
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just reopened on westbound 580 approaching first street. it's a little too late though for some folks to get to work on time. i'll have your latest travel times after this break. ,, ,, ,, you got to love the weekend. it's like everyone came to, "if it's good, let's save it for the weekend." so here's to the kfc ten buck weekend bucket. ten pieces, ten bucks. any recipe. just ten bucks every saturday and sunday. today tastes so good.
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rocket to mars. the spacecraft will take about 10 months tt
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to the red planet. once it's there, a p today, india launched its first rocket to mars. the spacecraft will take 10 months to get there. once it's there, a probe will explore the surface and atmosphere. india is trying to enjoy a group of space explorers. only nasa, russia and the european space agency have parade probes on mars successfully. mars' mission is trending on twitter right now. also trending, election day. voters across the country are heading to the polls today. deadly spiders. dozens of creepy crawlers came crawling out of a supermarket. >> your favorite. >> yeah. a ban in a nan. justin bieber the pop star investing more than a million dollars in a new social network for teens and katy perry with more than 46.5 million follow% perry now the most popular person on twitter. frank, you don't have that problem. >> i just did the math. you need 45,999 and two more
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followers to catch up. >> follow us on twitter at #cbssf. let's go out live to livermore. we have some great news for livermore commuters sort of. the good news is that all lanes are reopened and you can see the traffic is beginning to flow. this is the westbound lanes. this is close to the first street exit. that's where we sent our photographer this morning. they reopened the lanes. it's been a while since this accident -- it's been nearly an hour and 15 minutes so the backups are pretty extensive. let's take a check of our maps and show you what we're talking about. the westbound 580 ride looks like it's jammed from at least grant line so the red sensors are not the ones we like to see. again, you can see them building up over the altamont pass and this drive time usually is 15 minutes for this time of the morning. it's triple that now. so even all lanes are open, this is one of the busiest drives and it sometimes takes a while for things to recover.
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so this could be a bad commute. all right. westbound 80 approaching central, this is another accident we're watching in the clearing stages now. one car was on its side blocking the slow lane. so far sensors aren't picking up a lot of delays now from richmond down into berkeley. and if you are heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza, this is what it looks like right now. the drive time holding steady at 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze and with no metering lights, everything looks good heading into san francisco. we got a little warmup on the way. with more on your forecast, here's lawrence. >> yeah, very nice weather ahead as it looks like high pressure is building in today. things could change in the not too distant future though. so enjoy it, plenty of sunshine to the coastline coastline, mixed bag with temperatures all over the map early on. milder to start the day, then plenty of sunshine and a little warmer but changes as we head in toward the next few days. all right. high pressure in control now. looks like it's going to stick around for at least another day bringing you that nice mild weather so warming right through wednesday. and then after that, we start to notice some changes, some clouds beginning to move into our skies. we may start talking about some
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rain toward the weekend. all right. 60s and 70s into the central valley. 50% chance of showers toward eureka at 57 degrees. headed around the bay today, you will see temperatures in the 60s and 70s in the south bay, low 60s toward the coastline. lots of 70s into the east bay. and then inside the bay today you will find some sunshine and comfortable 72 in oakland and 66 degrees in san francisco. as we look toward the next couple of days, we'll warm things up a little bit through tomorrow. then cooling down more clouds on the way on thursday. much cooler temperatures over the weekend. clouding up sunday. and into monday, guys, there's a chance, just a chance, of some showers. i can't wait for that. back to you. >> the rain, it's acomin'. thank you, lawrence. 5:18 now. ohio kidnapping survivor michelle knight has revealed more details of her years in captivity all during an interview on the dr. phil show. knight was one of the three women held captive for more than a decade by ariel castro, who died in prison this past
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september. >> he gets new this room. what did he tie you up with? >> one of those extension cords. i was tied up like a fish, an ornament on the wall. that's the only way i can describe it. i was hanging by my feet, tied by my neck and arms with the extension cord going like that. >> oh, my god. so he tied your hands and feet and also around your neck and hung you. >> dr. phil mcgraw said no interview has changed him as much as this one. senate debate begins today on a major gay rights bill. the employment nondiscrimination act would prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. final senate passage is expected within a few days but the bill is unlikely to clear the house. speaker john boehner says the law could undermine job creation and lead to frivolous lawsuits.
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nfl investigating claims a miami dolphin bullied one of his own teammates. offensive lineman is accused of sending threatening text messages and voicemails to jonathan martin who played at stanford. he left after the last straw. a cbs sports analyst has seen some of the earlier text messages. >> threats of i'm going to get your mother, i'm going to find your mother, i'm going to kill you. that is above and beyond the code, above and beyond what's accepted anywhere. >> if the review shows that this is not a safe atmosphere i will take whatever measures are necessary to ensure that it is. >> the dolphins have suspended richie incognito as a review is conducted. he was voted the second dirtiest player on the field in 2009. 5:20. coming up, trampoline trouble. how this elk got out of a
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tricky situation with a little help from his friends. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, no brother love in philadelphia last night for andre iguodala. and aaron rodgers injures his shoulder on monday night football. we'll have an update coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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itself in a jam in colorado. and its buddies couldn't do anything to help. the young elk somehow got in look at this. an elk found itself in a jam in
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colorado and its buddies couldn't do anything to help. the young elk somehow got inside the enclosure around a family trampoline. it could jump a bit. i don't think it meant to. it just couldn't get out. other elk gathered around the trampoline and appeared to be trying to help. eventually though it managed to find its own way out. the friends were happy, too. >> how about the person shooting the video? good morning, everybody. the overachieving 76ers had not lost a game this season. but last night, they had an old friend for dinner and did not get dessert. andre iguodala spent the first eight years of his career in philly and what a show he gave them. steph curry lobbed to iguodala who finishes the alley-oop, 32 points for the former sixer. curry to iguodala on the wing nails one of his seven three- pointers. curry with his second career triple-double. warriors win by 30, 3-1 to start the season. aaron rodgers hit by shane mcclellan lands on his
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shoulder. reports are he has a broken collarbone. the bears down a field goal 3rd quarter with jeffrey for the go ahead touchdown t bears beat the packers 27-20. 49ers have released nnamdi asomugha. he suffered a knee injury and lost his job. texas head coach gary kubiak is in the hospital after he collapsed at halftime of sunday night's game against the colts. he had a stroke. the interim coach is jack del rio. that's it, everybody. i'm dennis o'donnell. we'll see you tonight. play of the day now from exhibition college basketball. kentucky trying to save the ball from going out of bounds. there he goes. throws it up, but it goes into the opponents' hoop.
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a free hoop from kentucky but kentucky wins in a big way. your nonchalant not supposed to happen play of the day. i was stuck in it. i said, lord, please let me get out. >> stranded in your own home. how life is grinding to a halt in one bay area apartment complex. >> and a young tourist vanishes off the streets of san francisco. his frantic phone call to family right before he disappeared. >> reporter: plus, travelers at sfo, you probably heard this more than once, weather-related delays. but a new faa rule could have travelers happier when skies are gray. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it's estimated that 30% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and then there's a mesh network that takes this information
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sends it over the internet so you can go find exactly where those open parking spots are. the collaboration with citi was important for providing us the necessary financing; allow this small start-up to go provide a service to municipalities. citi has been an incredible source of advice, how to engage with municipalities, how to structure deals, and as we think about internationally, citi is there every step of the way. so the end result is you reduce congestion, you reduce pollution and you provide a service to merchants, and that certainly is huge. good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald hotbed of revolution?
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silicon valley voters are thrust into the national spotlight. the gun control vote that could lead to a major lawsuit. >> and if there's one thing travelers can count on at sfo, it's bad weather means late flights. but there's a new faa rule that could cut down on delays and traveler stress. >> plenty of sunshine coming our way today but we have some rain in the forecast. we'll tell you when coming up. >> and we are getting our first reports of what sounds like a multi-vehicle crash northbound 880. it's close to the oakland coliseum. more on that coming up. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, november 5. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 and we begin with some breaking news out of new jersey right now. police have found the body of a man suspected in a shopping mall shooting spree overnight. the gunfire sent shoppers scrambling for safety at the garden state plaza mall in paramus, new jersey. >> out of nowhere, the guy walks right past the front door and he is like just shooting shots in the air. >> he paused for a second and just looked inside the store.
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i just froze. >> nobody was hurt. investigators say 20-year-old richard shoop was found in a back area of the mall death of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. the mall will be closed today as police continue to investigate that scene a frantic phone call prompted a tourist's family to come from brazil to look for a missing family member. paulo netto came to san francisco for a brief visit but apparently met someone and decided to stay longer. his sister said he sounded terrified when he dialed her number a week ago. >> anna, i'm in trouble. there's some people following me. and i need help. call the police. call a taxi. send someone to find me. >> police have a surveillance photo of a person of interest who used netto's credit card at a mcdonald's in the mission on halloween night. police say netto may be in an "altered state of mind." new details are emerging on the decades long relationship
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between randy alana and sandra coke. the federal investigator was allegedly killed by alana over the summer. the two have a 15-year-old daughter together. they were a couple 20 years ago and may have gotten together when he was released from prison. the nephew says coke thought alana had something to do with her dog's disappearance. coke's body was later found in august four days after she went missing. well, today is election day in california and other states across the nation. >> there are several high- profile measures on the ballot in the bay area and beyond. melissa griffin-caen joins to us break down the ballot items. >> good morning. we have to talk about the sunnyvale measure, measure c. if for no other reason, it is one of the most interesting things happening in the bay area. it would prohibit the possession of gun magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds. the nra has said it is going to
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sue if this passes. it's not clear if it will pass. it depends on voter turnout. if it does, you can bet we'll see the beginning of a lawsuit. >> sounds like the mayor no said bring it on, right? >> oh, yes. i think they are prepared but you may recall back in 2005 san franciscans passed proposition 8 and that prohibited people from possessing handguns within the city of san francisco. and a judge in the superior court struck is down and said cities are not permitted to ban handguns from law-abiding citizens. so in addition to the second amendment issue, you have the issue of whether cities are capable of passing laws that restrict gun ownership and gun possession. so there are two fronts they will be attacking legally. i think at the end of the day, it's going to take a long time but it law will fail. >> another one voters in san francisco two measures related to the condo project called 8 washington. >> that's an interesting one.
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there's a lot of confusion about that one. if that one goes down and i keep getting this question, what happens if this doesn't pass, the developer has spent over $40 million getting permits, having designs drawn up. it's hard to believe that they are just going to walk away from this. and remember that $40 million comes from a teacher's retirement fund. i can't believe that they are going to just throw up their hands and say we lost. that remember, the initial proposal was for two 84-foot- tall buildings and everyone said oh, no that's too boxy we hate that and that's why we came up with this step-down measure we see today with requires a height exemption. so be careful what you wish for, voters. if this fails, the developer may come back with a perfectly compliant development plan that they may hate more. >> colorado voters taking up a question that some californians might be facing here shortly as well, right? >> we have our own stater jefferson that folks up north tried to declare and succeed, a state of jefferson.
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11 counties in colorado are now today voting on whether to pursue secession and forming a 51st state called north colorado. these aren't binding resolutions but they would bind their own local governments and force them to pursue secession with the state legislature. it's unlikely much will happen but it's interesting and again we might see see our folks in modoc and other places in northern california voting on something similar too. >> let's hope people get out and vote. >> they are estimating 35% voter turnout at the department of elections. i think that's grossly optimistic. [ laughter ] >> i think it's probably going to be less, maybe 20, 25% but at any rate everybody, vote if you can. >> thank you. remember, you can find more of melissa's segments on new landing rules could significantly cut down on the delays at san jose international airport this winter. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is at sfo to explain the changes allowing more arrivals
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during bad weather. cate. >> reporter: and what perfect timing, michelle, because, you know, winter, we're getting into winter, that's when we're seeing more of the fog and that bad weather not to mention we are getting that big holiday travel rush as well so hopefully this new rule will bring more happier and on time passengers. reporter: bay area travelers know bad weather, thick fog are the common culprits to backing up arriving flights into sfo. but a new faa landing protocol plans to open up both airports' runways to keep air traffic moving at a steady pace. right now on a clear day airplanes are allowed to fly side by side on the parallel runways. but when the weather outside is frightful, planes are only allowed to use one runway flying in one by one creating a single file backup. an faa spokesman says under the new protocol, planes still won't land side by side but the faa will allow staggered landing on two runways and that means an additional one to six
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planes can land. sfo airport officials say this won't be the end all-be all to weather delays, but it will help get rid of some of the backup and you on time to your destination. a lot of passengers, i'm sure, are wondering opening two runways when it's bad weather, is that safe? well, an sfo spokesman says they did years of studies before they actually gave this protocol the green light. live at sfo, michelle, back to you. >> cate, we know they implemented the new rule in late september. has it helped since? >> reporter: well, you know, the sfo spokesman says it's really too soon to say because as you remember, october was a really nice clear month. but they said that it should actually make an impact. the biggest delays at sfo are those bad weather delays. >> all right. cate caugiran live at sfo. thank you. lawrence, i'm looking at the bay bridge over there in the weather center. looks like no fog out there right now? >> no, no delays to worry about today. the temperatures kind of all over the map. we have some offshore winds out there and it should make for a
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great day ahead. plenty of sunshine coming our way. out the door right now, kind of interesting how this is working out at 60 degrees in livermore. but you head over the hill to concord, how about that? 42 degrees right now. so where we're seeing some of those winds that's keeping the temperatures up. where it goes calm, we're watching the numbers drop off. temperatures up overnight, 60s and 70s in the south bay. east bay temperatures up into the 70s and a beautiful day on tap. inside the bay, we'll find sunshine too about 66 in san francisco and 72 degrees in oakland. enjoy it. a major change in the weather pattern is coming our way. we'll have more on that in a moment. right now let's check the roads now with your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. now that the traffic alert in livermore is cleared we have a couple of new problems. westbound 80 approaching central, we have been talking about this accident for a while. car is sideways blocking one lane. now we see delays building through richmond only 11 miles per hour before that central exit. also, i mentioned a crash up to
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the nimitz freeway northbound 880 right before the coliseum and the 66 exit. multi-vehicle crash, cars swerved to avoid a stalled car in the center divide. no huge delays yet. they may have just cleared it to the right-hand shoulder. but just a heads up if your commute takes you towards that area. that traffic alert westbound 580 that was our big problem spot when we first got on the air this morning at 4:30. had been blocking multiple lanes by first street. it is now cleared but major delays, huge delays now up over the altamont pass and even into tracy right now. and bay bridge actually everything looks good now towards the pay gates. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. the bart board is expected to vote this week to ratify the tentative contract that ended that strike last month. bart union members accepted the deal last week. bart workers will get a 15% pay raise over the next four years. they will get 12 sick days a year and employees who get
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their health coverage from their spouse's plan get an extra $350 a month. >> i will not vote for it. >> we could have maintained the strike and provided hardship for many people. the tragedy of the workers, the two strikes, there were so many dynamics that went into the need to settle. >> the unions have also agreed to allow bart to start using new technology to bring the system up to date. people living in a public housing skyscraper in san francisco say the elevators don't work. residents at the clementina towers say the elevators are slow, skip floors or acompletely out of order -- or are completely out of order. some people were unable to leave their apartments recently when both elevators were out at the same time. >> these elevator are breaking down constantly, constantly. if it's not one thing, it's another. >> tenants have complained that the housing authority insists it's doing its best to keep up
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with repairs and maintenance on 30 elevators in 22 buildings. the new session starts on wall street in 45 minutes. stocks at an all-time high this morning. alexis christoforous joins us with more. >> reporter: good morning. we may have to pull back from those record highs today. it looks like stock futures are pointing to a slightly lower open on wall street. we posted modest gains yesterday. the dow was up 23, the nasdaq up 14. you want to keep an eye on airlines stocks today. u.s. airways and american which are trying to merge are in talks with the justice department to resolve antitrust concerns before a trial later this month. that news helped to push delta airlines stock to an all-time high. and you can skip the turkey on thanksgiving and head straight to kmart. the discount retailer plans to open its 6 a.m. thanksgiving day. it's going to stay open through
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11 p.m. on black friday. this is the earliest opening for black friday shopping. >> google is opening a how to shop today to offer live video advice for a fee. the service is called, help out. and it will connect people with experts in categories ranging from cooking and music to health and electronics. the experts have all cleared google's background checks. they set their own fee, but google will get 20% of the revenue. >> and you have heard of a mood ring. but how about a mood car? well, toyota is building a concept car that you control with your mind and heart. it doesn't have a steering wheel. you just lean forward, it goes forward, lean right the car goes right. it also changes color according to your mood and suggests destinations based on your facial expressions. it will be revealed at this month's tokyo motor show. i don't get how that works. >> i'd hate to see a traffic jam. >> no kidding. >> a lot of red cars, i would assume. alexis christoforous from, thank you so much. it is 5:42 right now. the cal campus is about to
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become a vapor-free zone. why the university wants to snuff out ecigarettes. >> and it turns out some herbal supplements might be missing a key ingredients, the herbal supplement. okay. the surprise result of dna testing coming up. >> if you are in my house, you're not walking out. >> choosing the wrong house to rob. the unusual skill this woman has that sent a burglar running. ,,,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits.
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home in the middle of the n. he had no idea she was a competitive axe thrower... e r side! a burglar was shocked when he broke into a hemet woman's home in the middle of the night. he had no idea she was a competitive axe lower to whose weapon was by her side. she was wakened by a man trying to take the watch right off her wrist on saturday morning and called 911. >> i was asleep and my arm was like this. and that's what i heard. he froze at first. i shocked him with my voice. and then he took off. there was no way i could catch him but i could have thrown. >> wow! well, the woman's house was ransacked but she chased the suspect away out of the house. he was caught hiding in the bushes nearby with some of the belongings of the victim, probably asking the police to take him away. [ laughter ] >> don't mess with that woman, liz. >> i know. i didn't even know there was such a thing as competitive axe throwing.
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impressive stuff! a tough looking lady. all right. we have some tough conditions on the road as well including this hotspot now. check this out. thousands of needles in the roadway. this is he will el sobrante. this may be a hazmat situation. they are calling out fire crews now to clear it. this is appian way santa rita road. pretty close to san pablo dam road as you can see from the map. we are sending a crew to the scene. we'll let you know if it turns into a bigger problem. we are seeing delays down the eastshore freeway westbound 80 by central avenue, an accident there. a car facing the wrong way on its side, and you can see the backups extend now almost to pinole. so that drive time is definitely in the slow category until you get to berkeley and then speeds improve. westbound 580 that livermore crash now cleared all lanes open. but look what it's done to the compute. still very heavy over the altamont pass and through the livermore valley. once you reach the dublin interchange, then things improve. they actually thin out. the headlights are westbound traffic but it's nearly a half hour on westbound 580 from the
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altamont pass to the dublin interchange. and here's a live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. no problems coming into san francisco. coming through the eastshore freeway, though, because of that accident approaching central, the drive time is in the red. so this is very busy for this time of the morning. already nearly 40 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and bart that would be a great option this morning for all your major routes everything is still on time. to get the latest updates on your morning commutes once you hit the road, tune to our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9- fm. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." for more on your warmer forecast, here's lawrence. >> going to be some great weather around the bay area today a weak offshore wind blowing outside. that's enough to give us crazy temperatures. we have some 40s all the way to 60 degrees in some parts of the bay area. so as we head throughout the day today, things will start to even out. it will be sunny and a little bit warmer outside. changes though coming after tomorrow as we are going to see a huge change in the weather pattern especially the latter part of the weekend. but for now, high pressure remains in control.
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going to bring us some very mild temperatures outside plenty of sunshine and warming up right through about wednesday. and then that's when things begin to shift gears just a little bit. out at sfo, not expecting any delays. should be a nice clear start and should be a nice clear end too. about 67 degrees and sunny skies. around the country, we have some showers expected in chicago. a mix of snow and showers into denver today about 41. showers in houston, 79 degrees. partly cloudy skies and 55 in new york. around the bay today, we'll see those temperatures in the 60s and even some mid-70s inland so it's going to be gorgeous all the way to the coastline. next couple of days, even a little bit warmer tomorrow. then we'll see a few more clouds, some cooler temperatures on thursday, then those clouds thicken up into sunday. a chance of some showers as we head into this next monday. all right. let's check out your kpix 5 schoolcast for for the school
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in corte madera. temperatures in the upper 60s and then final bell when you get out sunny and mild and feeling good. go to to nominate your school. the heads of the agency planking the affordable care act will go before a senate committee today. a senate committee would ask marilyn tavenner about a white house memo showing that four days before the launch the government grand a waiver despite a high security risk. president obama is trying humor to reassure americans and get his healthcare law back on track. >> let's face it, a lot of us didn't realize that passing the law was the easy part. >> this is much more than a failed website. real people who are facing real healthcare problems are being hurt.
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>> the president says you can still apply by phone, by mail and in person. but notes from a congressional committee show that all applications eventually go through the website. a new study indicates some herbal supplements actually contain no herbal supplements. canadian researchers performed dna tests on 44 popular supplements. one out of three had no trace of the supplement whatsoever. industry advocates admit quality control is an issue here but they don't believe it is as bad as the study suggests. the university of california system is about to get stricter on its smoking ban. the school is now going to add ecigarettes to the list of products banned on campus. the goal, to get students and staffers off tobacco. but some believe the vapor cigarettes help smokers kick the habit so they question the action by the board of regents. >> i don't know what i feel about ecigarettes. they don't produce the smoke, it's just vapor. >> i came from a pack and a
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half a day started va. -ing to 24 milligrams of nicotine and now i'm between 0 to 6 milligrams of nicotine on ecigarettes. >> there is no scientific proof that it cures addiction. ban starts january. the next food craze glow in the dark ice cream. would you eat it? >> plus, no food or water, just sunlight. this isn't the latest diet craze. actress michelle pfeiffer ended up in a consult. -- actress michelle pfeiffer reveals how she ended up in a cult. ,, beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds."
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jellyfish. would you eat this? a british entrepreneur has invented glow in the dark ice cream. charles francis, an ice cream company founder, used the protein that gives jellyfish their glow. the protein reacts and starts to glow when it's licked. a single school will set you back $225. -- a single scoop will set you back $225. would you try it. >> no. >> stick are rocky road. acts tress michelle pfeiffer says she was once in a cult. the "breatharian" cult believes the members could survive on sunlight or air. she told the daily telegraph that she met a couple like personal trainers when she was in her 20s. they put her on a strict diet and were controlling. she realized she had been in a cult when she helped her husband research a movie role. the fog is here at sfo,
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your plane wouldn't go anywhere but a new role could cut down on delays and stress. >> if you are driving through rohnert park this morning, think of plan b. i'm mark kelly. coming up the new casino that could mess up traffic. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home.
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may be a thing of the past. the airport is using a protocol that will keep more flights coming in even when the skies are gray. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> touchdown, chicago! ! >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. and good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, november 5, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. we begin there morning with developing news right now on the east coast. a major shopping mall in new jersey is shut down today after a shooting sent shoppers scrambling for cover. nobody was injured last night when a gunman opened fire at the mall in paramus, new jersey. early this morning police found the suspect in a back area of the mall dead from a self- inflicted gunshot wound. cbs news' jericka duncan joins


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