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>> live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> a veteran bay area stunt pilot loses his life while thousands look on in horror. good afternoon, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. developing news in solano county at this hour. the ntsb just wrapped up a news conference about travis air
force base. cate cauguiran recount it is moments where a stunt went horribly wrong. >> spectators were recording the moment it happened. even the announcer knew something just wasn't right, noting the pilot in the vintage plane went upside earlier than before and then the touchdown, no one expected. >> standstill, stay right where you are. we've had an incident. we are aware of that. >> reporter: the plane glides down the airfield, the crowd watching in disbelief. smoke starts white at first and minutes later, black smoke and flames come pouring out of the aircraft. the investigators at traffic air force base spoke monday morning with an update on the investigation. >> we were focusing strictly on the perishable evidence which is the site of the guard and getting moved. and evaluated. >> military officials say the pilot's 70-year-old eddie andretti had done this maneuver
several times. >> if you reference his web site, you can see mr. andretti has been flying since he was 16 years old and performing in air shows for the past 25 years. >> extraordinarily talented pilot and drove several airplanes around here. it was his pride and joy. >> he lived supply, working with planes since he was a teen. >> people would come up to him. how you doing, eddie? he was a highly regarded gentleman and loved by all. it came as a shock today. when we heard it, people started crying here. >> reporter: investigators are looking into winds were a factor in the collision during the time of the crash, anywhere between 10 to 18 miles per hour. the ntsb said a preliminary report will be available in about five days. reporting live in the newsroom, cate cauguiran, kpix 5. new at noon, the clue into the cause of the tragic accident at a rhode island circus. investigators are now saying a
clamp snap sending a team of aerial acrobats plummeting to the ground. reporter wendy gillette talked to some. >> reporter: sending eight acrobats crashing to the ground, that's what the safety told today. all the injured are expected to cover. >> i was sure they would have fatalities. >> reporter: close to 4,000 people were in attendance at the ringling brothers barnum and bailey's circus. many of them children, when the human chandelier performance went horribly wrong. >> the big metal thing hits all of them. >> reporter: the parent company of ringling brothers said the performers had been putting on some variation of the routine for some time. it requires them to hang by their hair alone, while performing complicated core
choreography. >> this wasn't in the scope. >> reporter: ringling brothers canceled the remaining show in providence. the circus is scheduled to resume performance in hartford. they get help from federal investigators as they gather what caused the accident. wendy gillette, cbs news for providence, rhode island. >> one is in serious, all are expected to survive. some wave their true colors this morning, lining the streets out of morgan hill high school where cinco de mayo has become the center of rights. this is going to be a busy day of demonstrations, kiet? >> reporter: frank, this campus is locked down from end to end. morgan hill police say this is not overhill and there is no such thing as being overprepared. on campus, the superintendent tells us the kids are just trying to make sense of all this. they just want the adults to
move on. you couldn't tell, but it's actually cinco de mayo at live oak high school. students found both signs of red avenue draped in red, white, and blue. it's the morgan hill flag controversy 2.0. students we talked to are puzzled. >> this happened over 5 years ago. i don't know why this is going on. >> reporter: four students showed up to school wearing t- shirts t-shirts with a u.s. flag on it. and some latinos were offended by it. it upheld the school's decision. the giloroy patriots held a silent demonstration. not to wave, cheer, or hold
signs. passers byes honked and all in all, it was peaceful. >> we all have rights. i don't know. you tell me if it's the same thing. >> there was no credible threat of violence. the students made a sign embracing their diversity and telling adults to let it go. >> just happened like five years ago. no point to this anymore. >> what i think is the teachable moment for adults to listen to the kids about wanting to respect and accept one another, accept each other's ideals and understand that other people can have opinions and people can disagree with one another and still get along. >> and morgan hill police say there are unconfirmed reports of a harley davidson group that
might make their way by here in a couple of hours from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 tonight, there will be another demonstration. that is at community park also here in morgan hill. live in morgan hill, kiet do, kpix 5. new details about the corruption probe that led to senator leland's arrest. according to kpix, joe montana was undercover by the agent. the 49er legend involved in some development deals was contacted with a business proposition. the fbi is not confirming or denying the report that montana was never named in the probe or charge. suspended state senator was one of 26 people arrested in the federal probe involving bribery and weapons dealing. the best place to spend your golden years. a new list just out and give you a hint, you better park your parka. >> a silicon valley billionaire. why both sides are squaring off in court over access to the
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patent issues. they awarded samsung $158,000 and apple $119 million. back in court today, the continued deliberations on a minor issue that could mean more money for apple. they are designed to keep kids safe but the opposite is often the result. baby gates can be dangerous to small children. nearly 2,000 children in the united states end up in the e.r. each year from injuries resulting from falling through or climbing on the gates, even more alarming, the number of injuries tripled in the last 20 years. another study with interesting findings. where's the best place to retire? bankrate.com said it's not necessarily in florida or arizona. looked to things like crime and healthcare and taxes, the surprising winners were the dakotas, colorado, and utah. the worst place? new york, alaska, and hawaii. developing news this noon, the battle of republic access to a bay area beach is heating
up in court today. the lawsuit is over martin's beach. as mark kelly reports, they have to fight the silicon valley billionaire who owns the beach. >> reporter: he marched into san mateo court. return beautiful martins beach and san mateo county to the public. >> this gentleman comes up, buys the beach, and threatens to sue anybody who comes across the gate and have them arrested for trespassing. >> reporter: he bought the 53 acres of pristine beach front property back in 2008 and soon after, put up a gate, restricting all access from the public. he has the right to own the beach but can't restrict public access. that allows citizens like you and i and our children to use the beach.
god only made so much beach. we can't buy it up and close it off. >> a separate suit last fall cited the treaty overgoad law pay which protected property from citizens. he refused to comment on this case. this case goes to trial as early as monday afternoon. >> this is all about observing the law and when this began, it shut off access to the beach and could mean fines in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. in redwood city, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> this afternoon, begins at 2:00. there's a chance the judge will allow for a site visit. both parties included drive to martin beach for a look at the property. >> time for weather. you've been there before. it's beautiful. >> this is a spectacular beach. it's really something, i love everything else to see and of
course, servers like to see it out there too. >> we may not. but hey, a lot of neat places in the area o check out today. a couple of neat clouds. the wind kicks up outside. there's a slight chance we could see a couple of sprinkles popping up. we see showers in northern california and eureka and redding over the coastal mountain range there. it's dry so far and this is a pretty typical springlike system rotating on through and see a mix of sunshine and a couple of clouds and the temperatures just beginning to warm up into the 60s and although 59 degrees looks cool with the wind and kicks on through. some of the gusts over 25 miles per hour and the better part of the day. sunshine and a couple clouds.
more sunshine and warmer weather on the way the next couple of days. here's the low in the state. most of the energy from the system slides well to the north. so that's where we see some of the showers. in towards jakia, should be dry in sacramento. in fresno. speaking of winds, i think in the afternoon, some of the winds, especially through some of the mountain gaps, 30 or stronger than that in some of the mountain gaps this afternoon, but overnight tonight, it begins to subside and then tomorrow, just a gentle breeze early on and things calm down throughout the day tomorrow. temperaturewise, we see nice numbers. although it will be cooler. 66. an then 59 in daly city.
cloudy skies on thursday. and maybe some offshore winds. >> we think about the weekend? cinco de mayo too. food and fun, all part of the celebration today in the bay area. >> kpix 5's roberta gonzalez at the restaurant where the owner has a special recipe for the festivities and you have a special outfit. >> yes, i do. viva cinco de mayo. i'm joined with the mayor of dublin. hello, there. >> i'm doing great. having a great time celebrating the 30th anniversary, one of the best mexican restaurants, in dublin. >> reporter: it's true. 30 years been here in dublin joined by them. folks for cinco de mayo. >> is the significant in our
history. pueblo and 150 years later we celebrate cinco de mayo. >> reporter: you want what i want to celebrate? gawkguacamole. >> if you smash the avocado, you get it real quick. >> reporter: what else do you do? >> then you squeeze a little lime juice inside so that keeps the avocado fresh and green and flavorful. >> reporter: we don't like it to get brown. >> we don't. a little salt and pepper. cilantro, i like extra cilantro. >> i like extra jalapeno!
candlestick park. sales began this mor >> if you missed multiple presales, you can get candle stick park for the august 14 show. the last scheduled public event coming up. it's set to be demolished. price ranges from $50 to $165 not including the service fees for the tickets. >> you try to get the tickets and you couldn't. actor producer ben affleck continued to visit the vegas casino. they told him he could still play other games. portrayed an online gambling tycoon in the thriller runner runner. >> want to buy from the movie "icon"? it could be yours for $6.2 million. it has panoramic views from san
francisco and the golden gate bridge and the berkeley hills. the main residents had five and redford and his wife lived there about a decade ago. >> i'll take two. 0.2million. they're making a tricolored salad. >> this is tricolored salad. so much flavor and color and the three vegetables right here. >> here we go. we made the pasta and cooked that until it was alden they. it givings a nice crisp, and the lemon breaks it up nicely and saw a little sweet onion and oregano. those are the only two things. and then add in yellow grape
tomatoes and salt for seasoning. and bell pepper. >> mozzarella. and here, we put red pepper flakes and black pepper. could you squeeze lemon on there as well a little bit of lemon in the pasta. >> like always, absolutely beautiful. thank you, bella. ah, so nice too. >> lunch is served from honey to healthy. a lake. >> it's national teacher appreciation week and we want to give you a chance to say thanks. tell us about the most memorable teacher on kpix 5 facebook page. we may thank him or her on air this week. ,,,,,,,,
defending a controversial assignment. that story and more at five. eighth graders told to debate the holocaust. the controversial assignment. coming up tonight at 5:00. and finally, the hype of good sportsmanship. >> they're elk hunters. they found he had fallen through the ice on the lake with ladders and a harness, they were able to rescue, dragging it across the ice. once it was able to stand, it helped corral back to shore and into the forest. >> and another case of good karma.
colorado fire department would you describe quick to come to the rescue and this couple didn't have a ride to the prom. a.j. and hid date, kelsey, couldn't find wheelchairs and when she couldn't, the fire department stepped in and gave the two a lift to the big dance. >> isn't that neat? >> that is my favorite story of the day. >> we love it. all right, that's going to do it for kpix 5 at noon. >> enjoy your monday, everybody, and we're back here monana.
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