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machinery this morning. >> why is that? >> don't take cold medicine on small amounts of sleep. >> oh-oh. >> doesn't work. [ laughter ] >> you took some nyquil. >> one of those little cap sues? >> still with me. >> oh-oh. >> going to be an interesting morning since i have to drive 6 computers. looks like a breeze this morning. temperatures 49 in santa rosa. 56 in oakland. winds ramping up around the bay. check that out. san francisco at 22. 21 in oakland. 15 hayward. inland at 28. fairfield breezy. it will be cloudy all day along the coast. we'll have some partial clearing inland. only partial. temperatures those are seasonal in the sites. no 80s today. we'll tell you when you will see 80s coming up.
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first, let's send it over to jaclyn dunn. >> good morning. and happy tuesday. take a look at this. we already have a backup over at the bay bridge toll plaza. no reports of any accidents. it looks like it's just the cash lanes may be doing their shift change. easy ride across the span. westbound 580 doing its typical thing. we have a wind advisory on the altamont pass both hands on the wheel and san jose we are spotting some slowdowns along 87 as well as a few slowdowns on 280. no reports of any accidents or stalls. michelle? >> thank you. bay area police opened fire after a man armed with a pipe threatened people at a shop center. kpix 5's betty yu has the latest from fremon. >> reporter: the man lying on the ground behind the pickup was shot by a fremont police officer moments ago. according to the witness who recorded this cell phone video. >> the officer was chasing the
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man as he was telling him to stop, drop it. >> reporter: this woman just finished eating at wendy's when she witnessed the suspect running from police. >> there was some sort of confrontation, which led to shots being fired. two of our officers immediately rendered first aid to the suspect. >> reporter: that suspect was taken to a nearby hospital. fremont police say it all started when someone flagged down a patrol officer to report a man threatening people with a pipe in the shopping plaza. the officer did find the man and then the chase began. >> i was pulling in and i was backing in. i heard some gunshots. i didn't think anything of it. i didn't know it was actually gunshots. >> reporter: the woman started recording this video seconds after she claims police opened fire. >> he was crying and bleeding. >> reporter: police did locate the suspect's pipe and they say there is no public safety issue at this time. they have not yet released the
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identity of the suspect. in fremont, betty yu, kpix 5. a violent high-speed chase in the east bay leaves two people dead and six others in the hospital some critically injured. there were 7 people inside when the truck came down park street around 8 a.m. clipped a minivan, flipped and continued to tumble. the man and the woman in the truck died. five others were hurt including young children. a woman in the minivan had minor injuries and an employee at a restaurant helped. >> she was shaking definitely shaking crying. really scared. it was a traumatic incident for her for sure. >> we helped her. we tried to move her car, do all we could for that woman because she got hit and she was just crying like -- it's scary. >> authorities have not released the names of the victims and haven't said much about the crash except the driver may have been speeding.
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the giants and nationals square off in game two of the series at at&t park after the fight that has the baseball world buzzing! the big question: did hunter strickland intentionally hit nats star bryce harper? sharon chin shows us reaction to the bench-clearing brawl. >> reporter: fireworks at the top of the 8th. >> harener is going. brice and strickland fight. it's the first time they faced each other in years when harper hit two homers off strickland in the national league quicks play-off. fans of the giants and nationals disagree whether strickland intentionally struck harper and whether harper's reaction is justified. >> in my opinion i thought it probably wasn't intentional but i didn't think it was hard enough for them to charge the mound. >> he hit him on purpose.
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if a guy holds a grudge after three years you do what you got to do so he has every right in the world to go back at him. >> reporter: both of them got ejected from the game. it's strickland's first career ejection harper's ninth. >> i think it's typical of baseball culture but at the same time it's unnecessary. >> reporter: giants manager bruce bochy is glad no one was injured. still -- >> looks bad. >> rough game. lost the game, that's what's important. >> reporter: both games back tuesday night for the second of the series at at&t park. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> here's how the nats home announcers called it. >> whoa! history. and brice harper wants a piece of hunter strickland, here they go! >> last time the benches cleared at a giants game against the dodgers in september of last year.
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here's my theory. kenny was at the game last night. maybe he started the fight. [ laughter ] >> yesterday afternoon. >> bad blood between the two. harper and strickland. >> it was my first baseball that i went to this year and everything was moving along all of a sudden -- you -- you could just hear this reaction and it happened so quickly. but i have never seen so many phones going up at the same time. everyone trying to record it and also right after that, everyone is checking out the replay on twitter. there's a couple behind me? i'm getting the replay. everyone was watching it for five minutes. >> in baseball they usually charge the mound they go -- and that wasn't happening. >> i have never seen anything like this. >> i thought this is a guy who signed one million contract $23 million, you don't want to hurt those hands. >> today it's going to be game two with the giants hosting the nats and we have my brother from another mother, he is an
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oakland a's -- former observations ace gio gonzalez and the -- former oakland a's gio gonzalez on the mound. cool in santa rosa to start the day. 56 in oakland. did you notice our reporter sharon chin had a jacket on at at&t park? when do you see that on memorial day across the country? it's going to be cool and blustery. in fact, the winds today will be stronger in comparison to 24 hours ago. right now, 21 in oakland. 22 in san francisco. and when you see that well, that's an onshore push. winds are variable inland but nonetheless up to 10 in fairfield, 12 in antioch, 14 napa, 16 concord, winds today 10 to 20 but late day 20 to 30 miles per hour. we have a robust onshore push encompassing the tri-valley this morning where we're picking up drizzle inland all the way a good 40, 50 miles due to how deep the marine layer
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is. last time i checked my observations, about 2,000 feet deep is this marine layer so that leads me to believe no clearing along the immediate seashore. partial clearing at best in our inland areas. i'll call it partly cloudy. chances of showers in the forecast. i'm going to talk about that and a warming trend and which day to expect it but first to jaclyn. good morning. right now, we are tracking speeds in the green for drivers heading out of antioch westbound highway 4 like we had a change here throughout the morning. just about a 28-minute ride as you connect with 80. busy start to the tuesday morning commute. look at the backup in the cash lanes. and you continue to see speeds in the green though across the upper deck into downtown san francisco. north bay a few slowdowns along westbound 37 as you are connecting from 80. at the golden gate bridge no delays. traffic moving well in both directions.
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this plane may seem straight how the of hollywood but it's an aircraft from -- may seen street out of hollywood but it's an aircraft that you can take a flight on. it will cost up to $3,000. it's at the livermore airport. back in san francisco, in the presidio, house minority leader nancy pelosi stressed how important military servicemen have been to the city's history and culture. >> the veterans are part of our society, who we are as identity as a city and that we're here at the presidio where so much has happened to prepare for the defense of our country is a real statement. >> she said she is impressed at the presidio's transformation from military base to national park. other speakers also touched on
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all that veterans face and sacrifice to keep americans safe. kpix 5's john ramos shows us the ceremony honoring all they have done to defend us. >> reporter: at the memorial day service in san francisco's national cemetery, the guests are asked to make a short march to the ceremony. it's a small sacrifice compared to what others here have given. >> my dad was laid down there. he is one of the veterans here. >> reporter: david arrived in the uniform of a d-day paratrooper one of many who dressed to create a living history. >> i find something like this ceremony, it's -- it's -- it's cleansing. it's a very solemn occasion. >> reporter: there were familiar symbols. the color guard, a flyover, an empty helmet. but at this place, which for so long has displayed the terrible cost of war, there was also an acknowledgment of the price paid by those back home. >> the empty bed, the empty
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room, silence that echoes down the years. the eternal ache in the heart. >> reporter: but the dead do have someone to speak for them. major joshua was shot and killed by a sniper in baghdad in 2007 only to be revived some 15 minutes later. he says he lived with the guilt of surviving when his buddies did not but he also says we citizens have a duty to all those who served under fire. >> we rely on you to make our community the place that represents true freedom. there is no greater validation of their sacrifice than this. [ taps ] ♪[ music ] >> reporter: perhaps by doing this, we will begin to earn this gift we've been given by those who paid such a dear price for it. in san francisco, john ramos, kpix 5.
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>> in the east bay this rifle salute honored fallen veterans. the ceremony at hayward chapel of the chimes featured a service dog who will be paired with a veteran coping with ptsd. 4:42. a woman tells bay area police that she has just been stabbed and finds herself caught up in an arson investigation. we'll explain. >> plus, it's a huge week for one eighth grader from the south bay. now he is preparing for the scripps national spelling bee.
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police are questioning a person of interest in connection with a suspicious fire in the oakland hills. crews were called to the grass fire near as scott road at about 11:00 yesterday morning. there were -- they found a woman who said she had been stabbed but wasn't wounded according to authorities. she is having a psychological evaluation. chp released new video of a dramatic rescue at lake tahoe. a couple was on a hike when they got to a steep spot at luther rock.
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she tried to keep the dog from sliding down the hillside but fell 30 feet. she was airlifted to the hospital. the man and dog hiked out on their own. one san jose middle schooler is poring over the dictionary in our nation's capital as he competes in the scripps national spelling bee. kpix 5's sharon chin shows us why this 14-year-old is so determined to take the top prize. >> reporter: rutvik gandhasri packed clothes and a heart full of excitement. >> supercharged. >> omobynia. >> we have a winner. >> reporter: he won the regional bee in march earning him a return trim to the scripps national spelling bee outside washington, dc. last year, he missed this word. >> betony. [ misspelled ] >> reporter: he placed sixth
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among nearly 300 of the nation's super spellers. this is the 8th grader's last chance before he is too old to compete. >> this year i have studied a lot more because after last year i honestly believed i could win it. [ spelling ] >> reporter: rut vic hasrutvik studied more than 30 hours a week preparing for a new feature a tie break he designed to avoid a fourth year of cochampions. it's a handwritten spelling and vocabulary test of 12 words. >> you think it's a good idea. they don't want to have two winners. and for some people, having two winners kind of lowers the fame of the whole thing. >> reporter: bout side of the competition, past contestants have this -- but outside of the competition, past contestants
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have this advice. >> enjoy the moment and make friends. >> have fun. you know? enjoy it. enjoy yourself and realize that you know, even if you don't make it all the way to the top, you're still one of the best spellers in the country. >> reporter: rut vic. >> we'll see what happens. >> this is the 90th year of the bee. rut vic just into the newsroom the white house communications director is now stepping down. mike dukeky was brought on three months ago to revamp the trump administration's media strategy. now he is out. >> is it going to be warm?
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i think 80s a little under 80, 70s. >> too early. >> let her give the forecast. >> people say i consider beautiful rainy or foggy. so i try not to describe it. >> i'm cold at 70. >> so we are going to be seasonal. >> we are not going to see any 80s across the bay area today. hi, everybody. let's get to it. it's our live weather camera towards the bay bridge. we can see the bright lights of the port of oakland. yesterday, a little obscure. 56 in oakland. robert sullivan one of our key weather watchers in redwood city has 49 degrees with light winds but those winds have been increasing throughout much of the bay area.
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so visibility has not been too much of an issue this morning. as you can see by our satellite and radar, the marine layer is actually about 2,000 feet deep and that's deeper than yesterday. so we have some condensation in the form of drizzle all the way out. winds robust, westerly 21 in oakland. 12 in berkeley, 22 san francisco. 30 in fairfield. 12 in vallejo ewe'll see airport delays after 6 a.m. three-mile visibility now in the half moon bay area. about a mile and a half in santa rosa. so today another great day no clearing at the coastside. breezy winds. a slight chance of a scattered
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shower early on wednesday then we transition from may gray to "june gloom." area of low pressure low pressure is a trough out there going to press up against that ridge of high pressure. knocking it back, enhanceing our system. high pressure on thursday. clearing out early throughout the bay area. meanwhile across the state: good morning. right now, we are getting first reports of a new accident. this is over at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's right as you approach the toll plaza. looks like bridge crews were able to clear that vehicle over to the shoulder. but that may have been why we
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were seeing just a little bit of that backup, aside from the usual slowdowns in the cash lanes. right now, 14 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. both hands on the wheel if you are driving along westbound -- excuse me, 580 in either direction. westbound 580 in the yellow already from 205 to greenville road. speeds slowing down around 30 miles an hour from greenville to 680 about 14 minutes so things do start to shape up as you get past livermore. heading through the south bay tracking some delays along highway 17 near 280. no reports of any crashes. we'll check in with chp and have more on that coming up in the next traffic report. san mateo bridge, looks good in both directions. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. time now 4:51. tiger woods says he wasn't drinking when he was pulled over on suspicion of dui. his explanation for the arrest. who are these people?
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tiger woods said he wasn't driving drunk when he got pulled over by police in florida. this is the mugshot released by jupiter police after his arrest early yesterday morning on suspicion of driving you understand the influence. the 14-time major champion blamed prescription drugs following back surgery. in a statement, he said, i want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. what happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medication. i didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly. end quote. the one-time golfing great has dealt with serious injury issues recently. he hasn't played for four months. he just had his fourth back surgery last month. only on "5," a san francisco nonprofit is helping
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the city's homeless trade tents for wooder shacks but as the structures crop up on sidewalks city officials are pushing back. kpix 5's joe vazquez shows us why. >> reporter: inside the wooden tent encampments wooden shacks are appearing, keeping this man warmer than a tent and safer since he can lock t he says he wants full time housing even cycled through a navigation center shelter but left after 60 days so it was back to the street. >> i'm at the rock bottom right now, you know? you got as to start somewhere. >> reporter: these houses are being specially built and donated. >> we need to run some experiments. we need pilot projects for different alternatives. >> reporter: this is a woodworker who makes small houses for a living. they are building the box houses with a group. >> i call them transitional sleep and storage shelters. >> reporter: amy says since the city simply doesn't have enough
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homes, homeless people end up back on the streets. so her group gives out the boxes to keep people safe. >> our goal is to not have shantytowns or encampments. >> reporter: the city disagrees with her approach saying it's unsafe and unhealthy. the director of homelessness says transitional housing like navigation centers are the key. >> i appreciate people who care about the homeless population and want them to be safe, secure and healthy and i know folks think from the goodness of their heart and they should thin to do that but there's other ways to contribute. >> sure, well, what would you do if you were on the street and there were rats trying to come into your tent at night? this is like a third world country here where rats are trying to get in where people are sleeping and one of the biggest -- >> reporter: but a shantytown makes it seem more third world. >> it's better than being attacked or robbed at any time. >> reporter: they are building
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more shacks. these they say are a higher standard. above and beyond the safety code for rvs. take a look inside here. you can see the living quarters. it's got a window here. shelves on that side. and you can pull this bench out and it becomes a bed. they are hoping a private property owner in the mission will donate space to let them build a transitional village. they plan to build this village with or without the city's support. joe vazquez, kpix 5. is the answer to oakland's violence an entirely new city department? i'm jessica flores live with the details coming up. >> reporter: plus, it was a punch that led to a bench- clearing brawl at at&t park yesterday. i'm sandra osborne live in san francisco. we'll take you inside the latest giants game.
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good morning. it's tuesday, may 30. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside take a look at the conditions this tuesday morning. we are monitoring your traffic report and, of course, your forecast. >> of course. >> of course. >> hey, guys. >> hey. >> good morning. >> silence. >> no i was just thinking about sfo there's no doubt about it there will be airport delays today on arriving flights due to the weather because of a deep marine layer that's producing drizzle inland 50 miles. i was meditating. you would think there's the bay bridge, right? i look at this and i say those towers are 525 feet tall and we can see the top of it so the ceiling is between 800 feet and 1,000. so kind of just -- >> i would have never calculated that. >> i


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