tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS May 26, 2014 6:00am-7:01am PDT
>> from across the bay to around the world. >> it's monday, memorial day, may 26th. i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. >> on the coastline, most of the bay remains clear. looking good throughout the day. we see a lot of sunshine. looks like some warm temperatures. by the afternoon, still pretty warm outside. you'll see 70s and 80s inside the bay. a couple of 90s in the valley in the coastline, we may just see a couple of patchy fog and then breezy there at times with temperatures in the 60s. around then on the roads with elizabeth. >> we have chp update on the injury we've been watching at fremont. they hope to have everything
cleared in the next 15 minutes by about 6:15. in the meantime, one lane on the northbound 880 on thornton avenue remains blocked and has been closed for an hour and a half. this is how you know it's a holiday. tracy and straight on through the pleasanton area. northbound 280 remains open. that's your latest kcbs traffic. a close shooting that has two people in a car. anne makovec is live from
walnut creek police headquarters. anne? >> reporter: right now, that shooter is still on the loose. two people were injured in the shooting in an area that normally does not see this kind of violence that happened at 8:00 last night. it was daylight at the time. a man and a woman were driving back from a concert at the concord pavilion when another car pulled alongside at oak grove and ignacio valley road. fired more shots and then got back in on oak grove road. driving a light colored sedan with a black masked t-shirt and jeans. as for the two people shot, one
of them is in critical condition at the hospital and then the other one was treated and released and is expected to be okay. police say that right after the shooting last night, the 9-1-1 lines were flooded with calls. so some of the people weren't able to get their tips to police and will call back sometime today. anne makovec, kpix 5. now the terrible story about the shooting in isla vista. some were from the bay area, cate. >> reporter: the third victim may have been visiting that night. two victims from san jose and one from fremont and david wang
was a sophomore at uc santa barbara and one of the first victims. tells kpix 5 that the 20-year- old engineering student loves with a bright future cut short. >> such a good kid and intelligent and plays basketball. very nice to never argue. >> investigating whether wayne was a roommate and james chang from san jose and elliot rodger. all three stabbed to death. rodger switched from knives to gun killing three more and then took his own life with a bullet from his head. >> such an awful story, cate. one of the injured was from the bay area as well. >> nick pasichuke from alamo.
he's recovering this morning. reporting live in the newsroom, cate cauguiran, kpix 5. the nation pauses to remember military veteran who is died serving our country. sue sue with the latest about the scrutiny of v.a. hospitals. >> and then after a surprise visit to afghanistan wednesday to thank. we're on a single mission to thank you for extraordinary service. >> reporter: as the nation remembers those who died while serving our country, lawmakers remain fixated on the v.a. medical care scandal. many want the justice department to step in. >> only the department of justice and the fbi have the resources, the expertise and the authority to do a prompt and effective criminal investigation. >> about 26 v.a. medical facilities are being investigated including one in phoenix where up to 40 vets
possibly died waiting for care. that's not enough for eric shinseki to resign >> i haven't heard the level of outrage i think we ought to be hearing. >> reporter: they want to make it easier to fire or demote executives after a similar bill passed the house last week. shinseki pledged to stay on the job and working on ways to ensure veterans get care sooner. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the v.a. program serves almost 9 million veterans. today is memorial day. a time to remember u.s. service members in the holiday. the holiday has roots back to 1868 when those killed in the civil war were honored. this is a live photo from arlington national cemetery.
president obama will lay the wreath at the tomb of the unknown. yesterday, the president made a surprise trip to afghanistan visiting hundreds of u.s. soldiers at bagram airfield and thanked them for serving the country starting next year. >> america's war in afghanistan will come to a responsible end. >> the u.s. has been in afghanistan for 13 years with 33,000 service members still there. there are memorial events in the area today. golden gate national cemetery in san bruno and san francisco all starting at 11:00 a.m. events in hornet and alameda from the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. a nationwide manhunt after shooting several people at the museum. surveillance video shows an
athletic looking man wearing a cap walking into the museum opening with a rifle. no one has taken responsibility for saturday's shooting. four people were killed and israeli tourist couple, a french woman and a belgium man. the head of the catholic church is in israel. pope francis visiting jewish and muslim holy sites on the final leg of the three-day tour of the middle east. >> it's a recognition of the deep heritage and bond between the jewish people. >> the only remains of the biblical second temple and left a note inside an envelope and the vatican has not said if the contents of francis's prayer will be released. in a state board overseeing california sex offender registry wants to take names off the list. is it group says that the registry is just too big and
doesn't differentiate between truly dangerous offenders, those who pose significant risks and those unlikely to reoffend. only high risk should be required to register for life. now 9 minutes after 6:00 on your monday morning. there's a new millionaire in san francisco. the question is who? >> morning everybody from alameda. right on the bay, all coming up with mobile weather. >> that sounds like a lot of fun. it looks like the weather is going to cooperate. plus the sunshine coming our way. cool day in the works. mass transit on a holiday schedule and no train service. we'll have more on your drive as well. first, we want to know what's driving you crazy during a typical commute. ask by e-mailing email@example.com
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it has hashtag #is used by women and men to share personal experiences with misogyny in response to the isla vista shootings this week. connecting two sections of the freeway and stronger allow for expansion and contraction and help the viaduct ride out an earthquake. southbound 280 is closed from 6- 3 to highway 101 and con track to reopen by 5:00 this morning. >> it's a good thing people are off today. >> it's a huge traffic mess this evening and folks get out of town and hope to cross the and another reminder and out of
town as well. that could cause delays in the market and trying to head to 101 and southbound 101 and in the meantime, that southbound 280 closure in effect for what looks like one more day. a live look outside, we're not seeing any delays anywhere around the bay area. cruising into san francisco, problem on all approaches including the east shore freeway and off in the green in the bridge to the maze and cool looking bridge this morning of the sun coming up across the span and then you can see no delays from san rafael and the toll bridge plaza and the delay, it's a holiday and enough people commuting to work today. you should have no extra company as well and 8880 in
oakland. mass transit is also taking a break and also on a holiday schedule. bart should be starting around 8:00 and there's no service. h train one and three was canceled. latest kcbs traffic. here's more on the gorgeous weather forecast. >> it's nice outside right now. lots of sunshine comes our way as we wake up mostly sunny side up. there's some patchy fog off the coastline that may pave the way to the beaches. and still, it should be a nice memorial day outside. lots of sunshine coming our way and some warm temperatures too. and then towards next week not by much and then valley in the 90s and then you'll see about 90 degrees in sacramento and 101 in fresno. and computer models along the
coastline, may see some of that and is sea breeze will be stronger and looks like the sea breeze will carry with it more fog and cooler temperatures in the coming days ahead. temperatures in the bay area today, 89 degrees of morgan hill and palo alto. towards the coastline, 80s and low 90s inland today. then inside the bay, we look at temperatures generally in the 70s. 60s in towards daily city. your sunrise time at 5:52 and sunset at 8:22 tonight and the next couple of days, temperatures cool down well below the average towards next weekend with probably some drizzle on the way this week too. today, looking like a very nice day indeed. >> that's great because a lot of people will be outside. >> yes, and because of the may outside activities, this is culled a segway, it would be boating and head out into the bay on this holiday. >> brian, you're not supposed to say this is a segway when
it's a segway. but roberta is having fun this morning. >> reporter: this is so fun. we're at marina village, currently 54 degrees. the sun is up, skies are clear. it is gorgeous out here and you know, a lot of people are going to be out on the bay today and i learned there are four things that cause problems on the bay. inexperience and also speeding. we've got captain joel davis, argh, here's here with us today. can i call it a boat? >> you can. it's a sailboat. >> it's the maggie b. >> yes, it is. >> reporter: what do we expect to know about the bay? >> yes, a lot of newbies out today. crazy day. lots of inexperienced boaters who only take their boaters out once a year. >> reporter: as a captain, what kind of advice to give other people on boats but mainly like
passengers? is that a passenger, is that what i call myself? >> yes, one hand on the boat. you never know when a wave is going to knock you out. >> reporter: another thing, it's important to have your life jacket on at the dock. >> absolutely. you could slip overboard and fall between the boat and the dock. >> reporter: he's been telling me really scary stories out here. they're not fun. >> all's well. >> reporter: has it been a good boating season? >> yes. perfect. >> reporter: argh. if you want to know more about our boating weather here on alameda and out on the bay, people are own joying the water. join us online at kpix.com/weather. say good-bye? >> good-bye, everyone. >> reporter: have a great day, everyone! >> coming up, the giants look to finish off the sweep while the a's try to avoid one and man, grueling finish at the
from elio. girlfriend going from happy to sad in seconds. hunter ray would hang on to win the second closest finish in history. he is the champion. giants looking to sweep minnesota at the bottom of the fifth, fair ball for michael. edwin, that is gone. and they would beat the a's 3- 1. oakland is swept. that's four straight losses to the a's. the rest of the postseason and returned last night for spurs. here comes russell westbrook. he hits okc with 106-97. spurs still lead that series two games to one. got the giants and the a's playing. great day for sports.
we'll have it all for you in the 6:00 news. have a great day. >> ladies and gentlemen, it's time for the play of the day. from major league baseball. >> here's the pitch from beckett. strike three and a no hitter. >> that's the play of the day. the los angeles dodgers, josh beckett struck out chase utley to become the first no hitter pitcher of the major league season. the dodgers beat the phillies and first time since 1996. 6:25 right now. fighting for his life. one bay area man's struggle sheds light on the need for donors and investigators try to piece together what caused a deadly rampage in santa barbara over the weekend. three of the victims were from the bay area. we'll have the details after the break. ,,,,,,,, and then cover the papi.
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two people are shot on their way home from a concord pavilion. i'm anne makovec where police are still looking for witnesses this morning. >> big change in the weather. >> the reason, no delay at all coming into san francisco. more on this, plus we'll update you on the 280 closure in the city. it's all coming up. >> welcome back this morning. it's monday, may 26, memorial day. i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego.
time now is 6:29. we're watching the latest developments in the college town rampage that left six victims dead as well as the killer near u.c. santa barbara. cate cauguiran is in the newsroom and cate, three were from there and an apparent guest. >> roommates were just weeks away from moving out of their apartment with the accused killer and the third victim, as you mentioned, may have been there just for a visit. >> reporter: he was such a good kid. david's parents are too devastated to talk. santa barbara county sheriff's deputy wondering if he was a roommate or just visiting.
the other victim, george and cheng with elliot rodger. all three were stabbed to death. >> he talked about his killing his roommates while he slept and talked about luring as many as people as possible into his apartment and killing them. >> reporter: police say after killing his roommate, rodger switched from a stapping to shooting spree and then it was too late for david. >> i talked to his mom and yeah, it's just so hard for her. she said she really want all the schools to know that she definitely doesn't want this kind of thing to happen again to other kids. >> reporter: for david we know, the 20-year-old engineering student, didn't stand a chance. for his family, a bright future cut way too short.
and one of the injured victims from that was on a state board. his parents say he's recovering this morning. cate cauguiran, kpix 5. minutes before the killing began, the suspect's parents got a call from his therapist with a warning about the possible violence. the parents were rushing to isla vista when they heard the news about the rampage. elliot rodger left behind a manifest titled by twisted world and left a youtube video in which he talked about his plans. >> it's apparent the extent of how disturbed mr. rodger was. >> tomorrow is the day of retribution. the day in which i will have my revenge against humanity. >> reporter: weeks ago, they
were so concerned about rodger's mental health, they sent police to check on him. on memorial day monday, and trying to enjoy the weather. they'll enjoy what he got going here today. a little fog creeping in closer to the coastline and otherwise, we've got a whole lot of sunshine away from the coast and you'll see plenty of sun and some warm temperatures too, getting a little hot in some of the interior valleys. look at the beautiful sunrise on this memorial day with nice clear skies out over the bay and waters, very calm right now. we'll all see a stronger sea breeze in the coastline that will likely carry with it some patches towards the beaches. 70s and 80s in the bay and maybe some low 90s for the valleys. all right. let's check on the roads for this busy memorial day. >> it is really quiet out there. it was busier on 4:30.
maybe still up from before. only 14 minutes between the pass. and they're finally starting to clear out this accident on northbound 880 and thornton avenue onramp. it was reportedly a major injury accident still blocking one lane and expected to be clear shortly. southbound 280 this major freeway closure continuing throughout the holiday weekend from king street to mariposa and 101 and jump back on to 280 using the shot. that's the latest traffic. walnut creek police are looking for the gunman who shot two people in a car after a concert. kpix 5's anne makovec is live
at the walnut creek police headquarters with the latest. morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning, i just spoke with police. it happened when it was light outside. there are people out there who might know something but two people were shot. the shooter is is still on the loose. it happened before 8:00 last night. a man and a won driving back from a concert at the concord pavilion when another car pulled up alongside. there's at a red light on oak grove and ignacio valley grove. a man started shooting into the passenger side hitting both the man and the passenger. shot and took off on oak grove road. >> absolutely, it was 7:30 in the evening. a lot of traffic at the concert and in the middle of everything. it's extremely unusual to have that. >> reporter: the suspect is described as african american,
early 20s, six feet tall, a light colored sedan with a black masked t-shirt and jeans. as for the two people shot, one of them is still in critical condition this morning. the other one was treated and released. >> thank you, anne. police are investigating a suspicious death. officers were called shortly before 10:00 yesterday morning. when they arrived, they found a 39-year-old woman dead inside that apartment. the victim lived at the house but no word yet on how she died. >> the relative woke up this morning and noticed that the female's vehicle was here. said she was supposed to be at work. and then went around looking for her and found her in her bedroom. we had enough evidence at the scene to believe it was not a death of natural causes.
>> police say the woman's husband was not home at the time and so far, they have not been able to locate him. a 9-year-old girl who was shot while playing in front of her east oakland home is paralyzed from the neck down. the shooting happened ten days ago. they fired more than ten bullets. jacqueline was hit in the neck and remains hospitalized in critical condition. another man who police believe was the intended target was injured in the shooting. police are still looking for leads on the suspects. a cupertino girl is about to take part in the scripps national spelling bee in maryland. >> nee ha won back in march.
think you can follow the state's biggest problems? cash could be coming your way. >> a bigger problem for the ethnic group. how he's trying to for other like him. >> the pet's health and well being, i hope they have wealth. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or on our web page, kpix.com/pets. we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday here at noon. >> let's check out our pollen report for today. about the medium category the next couple of days and then looks like it's going to ramp things up wednesday or thursday. probably back down towards the weekend. more news and weather when we come back. ,,
specific ethnic group. >> he was on a date when he got the call. he wasn't going to let it be the death center. >> people get, oh, i have cancer, i'm going to die. oh, me. that hit me on later on. i was too focused on trying to beat this thing. >> reporter: and he did after getting an umbilical cord transplant. cancer-free for almost a year but in his blog, he writes, it came back. >> i had to start chemo again. cancer got worse. >> reporter: ryan's reality, the best shot at finding a match among the filipino community. >> if you came from the same area in the world, there's a much higher chance all the proteins on your cell s are going to be a perfect match. >> the donor registry came up
empty. nearly 11 million americans are registered. filipino americans, barely 1%. >> doesn't mean anything until somebody donates and find the match. >> reporter: no fda approved chemo can help since his cancer came back, it's gone from 5 to 94% of his bone marrow. even though the odds are against him, he said he will still fight. if not for him, for others >> they always say it doesn't hit you until it's so close to home. who would have thought? >> reporter: others like mila who was diagnosed with myeloid sarcoma like leukemia. no one is a suitable match. >> if they're going to be okay so no one would worry about her, especially her parents, yes. she's very brave. >> reporter: ryan said the personal battle with cancer has
taken on a bigger meaning helping people overcoming the disease. in between clinical trials and hospital visits, he's helped inspire hundreds of bone marrow drives within the community. >> the process to register to become a donor is fairly easy taking about ten minutes. all you need to do is fill out a consent form and fill out swabs like these with a good swab for ten seconds. >> it's disheartening. knowing people out there that could be a match but haven't come forward, so you and your child aren't able to be cured. >> reporter: ryan was not able to come to the apartment but something with much more important. >> people passed away and two years ago, most of them pass away. so i'm just happy to still be alive. that's what still puts a smile on my face. no matter what i've gone through, still alive.
>> reporter: a lot of people think of the invasive painful process but there's a new way to help. the process requires donating your blood. it's just as painless. something to think about next time you're asked to register and save lives. reporting live in the newsroom, cate cauguiran, kpix 5. >> thank you, cate. now 6:46. now for a bent metal update. >> it's not quite empty outside but there's not a whole lot going on on this holiday monday. we can sew you how quiet traffic is if you're crossing the san mateo bridge. 880 and 101. and one earlier accident we were watching has got the all- clear on northbound 880 on the onramp, overturned accident. that is now completely cleared out. chp left the scene and the freeway is fine from fremont all the way up to oakland. there's a drive time for you
between 238 and the maze, only 15 minutes right now. no overnight roadwork or any roadwork really except for the 280 closure that we'll update you on in just a few minutes. there is a giants game this afternoon at 1:00. closure in effect until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow and everything is on track so continue to use 101 as your alternate or jump on the plaza, very quiet east bay to morin county. >> it should be a nice day in most spots. patches of fog in the coastline, we see some of that right now. some of the clouds try to begin to move in towards half-moon bay. we see more of that throughout day. the sea breeze will carry fog
in towards the coast. you'll see sunny skies in the bays and the valleys and much cooler weather on the horizon and temperatures could be below the average, especially to next weekend. the ridge is flattening out. it's going to get hot. sunny and 86 in yosemite. about 67 degrees in the monterey bay and clouds move in along the coastline now. not going to try to break that up. cool towards the beaches. highs generally in the 60s along the coastline. as you get inside the bay, you'll find more sunshine and warmer weather. 9 weather -- 89 degrees in morgan hill. 80s and even low 90s inland and inside the bay, the sea breeze this afternoon but not before we reach 72 in san francisco. about 65 degrees in daily city. it looks like the next couple of days, we'll cool down the temperatures with fog and low
clouds. much cooler towards next weekend. that's a look at weather, guys, back to you. >> thank you. time for a look at what's up on cbs this morning. >> anthony mason joining us now from new york. hi. >> happy memorial day. ahead, we're in santa barbara where students are mourning the loss of classmates and the morning signs when deputies went to the home of the aalmosted killer and in jerusalem, the pope is wrapping up his trip to the holy land and a symphony giving definition to high society. how the organization is mixing mozart with marijuana to raise money. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you all at 7:00. >> all right. sounds interesting. thanks, see you at 7:00. well, a new law that would give people cash money for solving government problems is actually being considered in sacramento. >> political analyst takes a
closer look. >> happy holiday. i hope you inventors are paying attention because if you can figure out how to fix a government problem, there may be $25,000 in it for you. last friday, they created three prizes of 25,000 a piece for people who come up with creative solutions for california's problems. the government would select three agencies and in each of those agencies, they would solicit pro've proposals from californians only californians to resolve an issue like cutting down lines at the dmv and the winner would get $25,000 plus the love of the state, a nobel peace prize if you can solve that dmv thing. and mike gatt toe from los angeles got the idea from the book written by gavin nusome,
called citizenville. cash prizes solve problems, help people and save money. he also writes that prizes are something both parties are support and so far, that does appear to be the case because it doesn't pass unanimously. amazing. >> it is amazing. what would they bottom surprised for? >> it needs to be something it cannable. or patentable. it needs to be like an app or computer program or blueprint. those would qualify. >> does everybody do this? >> the federal government embraced this. since 2011, they've been doing this a lot and a study showed recently that in 2013, 25 federal agencies gave prizes for south solution . my favorite is an example of the telecommunication.
it stopped no more. it's now going to go in the senate and probably be signed into law because, like i said, there's no real opposition to it. so if you are at a memorial day barbecue this afternoon and your uncle, always an uncle, starts going on and on how to fix sacramento for once, it might be a good idea to listen. >> you know what surprises necessity? did gavin really write a book or has people coit for them? >> he seem fob knowledgeable. if he worked with a team. he'd work close with that. >> he's pretty nerdy. i think he's legit. >> peter: thank thank you. the latest move to gets the care they deserve. >> the search for survivors next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> it happened in ygnacio alley and oak grove and a man in another car shot them. these are rescuers getting prepared. the slide hit in a remote area of 6:00 last night. the witness heard a sound like the rumble of a freight train. heavy rains accumulated beforehand and three may now be trapped. >> authorities are trying to figure out what led the 22-year- old man that led on a rampage friday night that led six uc. elliot rodgers stabbed three people to death. the first three victims were from the bay area. kpix 5's cate cauguiran is in the newsroom with more . he
was a sophomore at uc santa barbara and one of the victims of friday night's rampage. a close family friend tells kpix 5 the 20-year-old engineering student loved basketball and for his family, it was a bright future cut short. >> he's such a good kid and he's intelligent and there was never argue. he is a wonderful kid. >> santa barbara county sheriff's deputies are investigating if wayne was a roommate or just visiting others, george and james cheng were listed with the accused killer elliot roger. all three stabbed to death. rodger switched from stabbing to a shooting spree killing three more and then took his own life with a bullet to his head. cate cauguiran, kpix 5.
>> it's really light on the roads. a look at the south bay. incident-free in the 81 interchange. here's a live look at the bay plaza, no metering lights needed today. obviously, a very smooth trip into san francisco. 880 in oakland is fine and just another reminder, southbound closure on track for tomorrow and mass track for a holiday schedule with no train service today. >> and there's a giants game today. interesting. hey, we've got low cloud and fog gathered on the coastline. still looking sunny and bright inside the bay. we've got warm temperatures on this holiday. numbers up in the 80s. maybe some low 90s and 70s and 80s in the bay. 60s in the coastline with a couple of patches of fog. cooler temperatures this week and much cooler towards next weekend, guys. >> and on this memorial day, we want to take a moment to thank the american servicemen and
women to say things like thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. have a great memorial day. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, may 26, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." new details in the santa barbara rampage. did authorities miss early warning signs? and president obama returns from a surprise trip to afghanistan. why some troops will stay behind. >> pope francis makes a push for peace on historic trip to the holy land. plus a world war ii co-pilot's flight of destiny. >> first a look at the "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> a california community is shaken by a disturbing mass murder.