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a young boy rushing to school.. we're following breaking news, a horrible accident on san francisco's streets. a young boy rushing to school hit and killed by a muni train. good afternoon everyone, i'm michelle griego. frank is on assignment this afternoon.
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it happened in san francisco's uncleside neighborhood and the boy was running across the street at san jose and lake view avenues when he was hit. kpix 5's lisa chan is there. lisa? >> reporter: well, investigators could be here for a while this noon. but police tell us that the 7- year-old boy was from this englewide neighborhood and he was --side neighborhood and he was running down this hill trying to catch the train. san francisco police responded to the intersection of san jose and lake view avenues. they say two cars were traveling southbound on san jose avenue when an 11-year-old boy ran down lake view in front of the cars. once stopped, the other slammed on its brakes. >> the boy did a pivot move off of that vehicle landing -- in thed in lanes of san jose -- northbound lanes of san jose avenue. that train did strike the 7- year-old boy. that boy was pinned underneath the train and dragged about 40
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feet. >> reporter: now this is being treated as a crime scene and investigators are trying to figure out what happened. >> try the situation -- we have to do everything we can to make sure we're working with the family and we're working with the police and we're working with the fire department to found out what happened here. >> reporter: police say the boy -- >> and ran across the street and was trying to -- couldn't stop. [ inaudible ] this is horrible. to see the life -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: there are 12 cameras on the muni lightrail and all of that video will be
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handed over to police for review. in san francisco, lisa chan, kpix 5. >> and we'll continue following this breaking story on the kpix 5 website and in our 5:00 p.m. newscast. developing news this noon, new reports that u.s. military helicopter is missing after a second massive earthquake hits nepal. on board are six marines and two nepalese soldiers. the death toll is well over 30 now with more than 1,000 injured. cbs' craig boswell with more. >> reporter: victims are being taken to hospitals after another powerful earthquake hit nepal. >> the buildings were buckling. the curbs were shaking and everybody spilled out into the courtyard. >> reporter: the 7.3 magnitude quake was centered about halfway between the capital of kathmandu and mount everest. in nepal's parliament, legislators ran to safety during the quake. nepal is still trying to recover from a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on april 25th that killed more than 8,000 people.
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tuesday's quake is considered an aftershock of the april 25th event. this time, residents say the quake felt just as powerful -- >> the ground is still moving underneath. >> reporter: but didn't last as long. agentries from around -- agencies from around the world are still in the country in the himalayas. craig boswell, cbs news. the u.s. marine corps missing chopper was providing relief for april -- for the prim earth wake and no word yet on how many people were on board. saltwater could be getting into the new eastern span of the bay bridge causing some major problems. last week, one of the bridge's anchor rods failed a safety test. it moved when it was tugged on. officials say megalike this could happen if water got inside the rod and it may not be a simple fix to get it out. >> because if the salt water got in there during construction just like smooch the fresh water did. we have -- some of the fresh water did. we can eventually suction it
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out and dry it out and get back to where we want to be. if it's an ongoing intrusion, that's obviously much more serious and would require an investigation of the foundation itself. >> as much as $4 million in toll payers' money will be spent to study the problem. pretty soon, drivers will be driving on the new doyle drive in san francisco. the roadway links the golden gate bridge to the city. it's been under a six year construction project with a price tag of $1 billion. crews have been building a new state-of-the-art roadway. the final touches will be made the weekend of may 28th through june 1st and that will with the final closure -- be the final closure to cars. an apple bus started smoking on the commute south this morning. it happened if san francisco just after -- in san francisco just after 8:00 a.m., officers say it was likely a mechanical fire, the driver pulled over to the shoulder and 55 people on board got off safely and moved too another bus. the right lane was blocked for a couple of hours waiting for
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the bus to get towed. for the first time in decades, one million people in the bay area will be facing mandatory water rationing. kpix 5's kiet do in san jose with a closer look at how it will all work. >> reporter: we are here at the headquarters of san jose water company where they announced big plans late last night. they are now the first big city in california to make the water cuts mandatory. in a couple of weeks nearly everybody in the south bay will have to face mandatory water cuts or else pay some very stiff fines. it's the first time this has happened in a generation since the drought of the late '80s and early '90s. here are the rules, businesses and homeowners will be give an month to month allocation. that's based on the average of the users in 2013. you will have to cut your usage by 20% of the 2013 average or else pay a fine over the amount. no details on the penalty yet. this affects the one million customers in 80% of san jose --
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the state public utilities commission is expected to approve these plans and san jose water company will be holding a public meeting at the end of may or early june. and then implement these tough new rules shortly thereafter. in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. water rationing is already working in santa cruz. last year that city implemented tough restrictions and penalties and saw drastic reductions. a robbers break into a san jose home twice but this time, the intruders are caught on camera and today still on the loose. the invasion was recorded on video last friday in the city's evergreen neighborhood. armed with knives, the would-be robbers search bedrooms upstairs until they got to the room where three family members were hiding. they called police which scared the robbers off. >> they better be afraid. their faces are on the youtube. and they see me now.
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so they better -- run as far as they can. but they're going to get caught. >> the owner decided to install the surveillance cameras after his home was invaded the first time. san jose mayor sam liccardo wants the city's police officers to be outfitted with body cameras by next spring. liccardo wants to shorten a test run with a goal of having all officers on patrol wearing cameras by june of next year. the cost would be about $1 million for some 500 officers patrol. the city and the police officers' union are now close to resolving concerns that officers' rights and privacy are protected. the man accused of attacking a san jose teenaged girl inside her home is scheduled to be arraigned today. the terrifying atax was caught on camera. the suspect mohammed coo lee key grabbed the girl while she fights back and then he leaves the home. police tracked him down after they say he went into hiding in strand land and also accuse -- san leandro and also aichiro suzukid of trying to sexually assault -- accused of trying
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the sexually assault a woman last month in a bathroom. a panel examing the shooting of the -- examining the shooting of the teen will make recommendations today. andy lopez was killed by deputy erick gelhaus in october of 2013. the prez democrat says the panel will make several recommendations to the board of supervisors including establishing an independent oversight office and leaving deputy gelhaus on street patrol duties and reassigning him. the death of a woman in san francisco's chinatown on sunday. her body was found in the historic grape start theater on jackson treat. the theater's operator found the body and called 911. police have placed him under arrest on suspicion of homicide charges. and police are not saying his connection to the woman who died. the degait begins today in the state capitol on whether to tax sugary drinks in california. the state assembly health committee will consider a bill that calls for a two cent per
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ounce excise fee on sodas and other sugary drinks. supporters say it would generate $3 billion to year to go to programs to treat social programs. tonight the berkeley city council will take up an ordinance to require notices about cell phones and radiation. it would require retailers to put stickers on cell phone packaging warning people that the devices may emit cancer causing radiation. and that they should keep phones away from their bodies. one councilman calls the danger credible. if enacted the law would be the first of its kind in the country. and you may notice something new on the sidewalks of downtown berkeley. the small boxes are called positive change donation boxes. city leaders launched the project last week as an alternative way to help. any money dropped in will go to berkeley homeless, the donations will be lumped together to fund things like personal id cards and housing application fees for the homeless. powerful gusts of wind plow through the bay area.
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the damaging blasts next. >> and some of the best cyclists in the world are pedaling through the bay area. the amgen tour of california races around san jose. >> from the kpix weather center, good afternoon everyone. i have a forecast that will blow you away. plus, rain back in the forecast as well. we'll win point the day you -- pinpoint the day you should expect it as the news continues on kpix 5.
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right now in san jose, some of the best cyclists in the world are pedaling their way through the south bay. stage three of the amgen tour kicked off just over an hour ago. cyclists are heading north towards livermore before circling back over mount hamilton.
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and it's the only bay area stop for this year's race. today's stage will cover 105 miles and roads will be closed along the route affecting traffic today. the event wraps up on may 17th in los angeles after cyclists cover 724 miles all across the state. windy weather is to blame for several cars getting slammed by scaffolding this morning. it happened around 5:00 a.m. outside the audi dealership in burlingame. four cars were parked outside when the scaffolding was blown over by the wind and several other cars. they were dented pretty bad as you can see. the back windshield of one completely knocked out and the wind is still going out there roberta. in it is. currently at sfo we have wind gusts up to 33 miles per hour. mountain view reporting wind gusts up to 21. in san jose easily in the 20s as well. let's go ahead and take a look at the weather watchers in and around the bay area. they're checking in anywhere
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from 56 degrees just outside of san francisco to 72 degrees that looks toward walnut creek. i haven't seen this one before. jonathan, 59. hi jonathan. what a smile there. that's a brand new weather watch checking in with us in daly city. thanks for that report in daly city we currently have the wind gusts up to 21 miles per hour. this is a scene looking out from oakland towards san francisco. you know, notice the camera is wavering just little bit. that's because the winds are blowing up to 15 miles per hour out of the west. that's more of an on shore push. these winds will continue throughout the day today 10 to 20 and then increase later on tonight 20 to 30 miles per hour with occasionally stronger gusts. and then you couple that up with these temperatures. 50s and 60s. it's a little brisk out the door. all right let's check in with some of the sights right now. 13-mile-per-hour winds in throughout the pleasanton area. where the cyclists leave the livermore area it's 17. 17 also in redwood city. 13 san rafael. 17-mile-per-hour winds in napa with the wind gust now up to 30 miles per hour. winds have scoured out that
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marine layer. especially with that cooler air aloft. we have this area of low pressure that's actually breezing through the bay area right now. it's precipitation free. so not seeing any kind of rain showers just the wind associated with it. next up, couping up getting ready to move into the bay area that right there. that's an area of low pressure. that promises to bring us isolated showers on thursday. and even the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm as well. we're currently in the 60s going up to 73 degrees at the state capital. 53 degrees monterey bay. tonight sunset is at 8:10. by the time the sun comes back up tomorrow morning, it's going to be a pretty windy night. temperatures, below average. 50s beaches and we're talking 50s, 60s across the bay to the mid 60s peninsula. should be at 74 degrees in san jose. but instead, 67 degrees is as good as it gets today. barely climbing into the low 70s in many of our inland locations. here's a lack at the extended forecast and again, those showers will be widely scattered on thursday. may be up to about quarter of an inch of precipitation.
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a lingering shower is possible on friday. and then dry conditions for the weekend. hey. mom lands on the mound for the good guy tonight. game time 7:# 5. it's the red sox in town. some very windy conditions. bundle up in the mid 50s. it is going to be cool tonight. i'm going tomorrow to the afternoon game. >> a little bit warmer, that's smart. all right thanks so much. let's take a live look at the big board right now. and you can see the dow is down about 11 points. still have some time though. well, verizon announced today it is buying aol. it's a $4.4 billion deal. this will give verizon an entryway into the increasingly competitive online advertising market. aol owns the "huffington post" and other websites like tech crunch and end gadget. mixed results from crash tests as some mid-sized suvs are tested. the insurance institute for highway safety says the nissan murano earned a good rating protecting the driver the best
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among the seven suvs tested. the ford flex and jeep wrangler four door also received high marks. the dodge journey scored lowest in the group. trending now, president obama has decided toweled his presidential library on the south side of chicago where his political career began. the president and first lady worked at the university of chicago and have a home in the area. well moving can be stressful and costly. tips to avoid getting ripped off before you make your next move. >> and we want to invite you pet levers out there -- lovers out there. e-mail pets@kpix.com. or on our facebook page. and we'll have our pet
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when you're feeling sick, the last thing you want to do is get in the car and head to the doctor. well new york city you don't have to -- now you don't have to. alison harmelin reports a new app that lets you order a health care professional to your door. >> reporter: busy photography student nicole is usually the picture of good health. but when she recently got sick, she didn't go to the doctor. >> i was having a lot of issues
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with my primary care doctor. and it was a little bit impossible to even get an appointment. >> reporter: instead she tried the new app vitalize. put in your symptoms and in about an hour -- >> hi. nicole? >> yes. >> reporter: the company sent a nurse to your door. >> what has been going on the last couple of days? >> i had a fever. i also had a really bad cough. and then -- stuffy nose. a lot of headaches. >> reporter: after running through the symptoms and checking the vital signs the two video conferenced with a doctor. >> seems like most likely you have an uri, upper respiratory infection. >> reporter: it's offering house calls in larger cities and including pager.com which will send a doctor to your doctor. dr. henderson's an emergency room physician who also makes house calls for pager. >> this is a bag that we travel with. >> reporter: doctor bag 2.0. everything from sutures to stress tests, what if i need medication? >> we also walk around with
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plenty of the most prescribed medications. >> reporter: pager.com takes insurance but bills out of network. vitalize does not take insurance. both cost around $200. nicole who was treated with fluids and pain medication, said it's worth it. >> i didn't really waste my time waiting. >> reporter: alison harmelin for cbs news, new york. >> the companies do not treat serious conditions that require an e. r. visit like chest pain, shortness of breath or head injury. and those cases, patients are told to call 911. a california is a leading state in the nation for complaints about fraud from moving companies. and now the government is stepping in to -- stepping in to warn about the issue. federal officials say people need to do their homework before they hire a mover. they get thousands of complaints about moving companies losing or damaging property as well as tacking on unexpected fees. one california woman says she faced all of these problems. >> i didn't do enough homework,
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if anybody can hear my story so it doesn't happen to them, i'm embarrassed but happy to share. >> the government has launched a campaign to help people understand their rights and the responsibility of the movers. and the countdown is on. just seven shows left for david letterman. tonight dave welcomes president
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coming up tonight at 5:00, it's like golf with flying frisbees. why a bay area neighborhood is teed off over plans for a new park. that story and more at 5:00. and even though it's windy out it's a nice day right? >> uh-huh. wind-swept blue skies. >> take a look at this beautiful shot. this is of san francisco earlier from chopper 5. slowing -- flying over the city this morning and look at that roberta. skies are clear. >> that is chopper 5? i thought it was a drone. >> no.
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[ birds chirping ] >> maya: i could get used to this. >> rick: come sit. sit back and relax. the evening is just beginning. [ birds chirping ] >> maya: it's so nice being here. it's like a million miles away. >> rick: i was hoping you'd like it. this place has meant so much to me ever since i was a kid. >> maya: and now you're sharing it with me. >> rick: you know this isn't just, uh, your average big bear trip? you're about to get the whole v.i.p. experience. >> maya: and what does that include? >> rick: i guess you're just gonna have to wait and see.

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