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around the country. (nats - trial) "if it doesn't fit... you must acquit." (narr) legal expert laurie levenson has closely followed all of simpson's cases. (sot - laurie levenson, 9:21:54:15) "..oj is not out scot free, he will be monitored for at least the next 5 years. and given his prior conduct, it might rather be close monitoring as well... " (narr) after decades in the national spotlight... levenson says simpson should avoid *this type of attention.. (sot - laurie levenson 09;26;27;11) ll: i think the best thing oj can do for oj is lay low. t stay with his friends, don is simpson was the prime suspect in the double murder of his ex-wife and her friend. his infamous car chase played out on highways and tv sets across the country. >> if it doesn't fit, you must acquit. >> legal expert laurie levenson has closely followed all of his cases. >> he is not out scot-free. he will be monitored for at least the next five years and given his prior conduct, it might be rather close monitoring as well. >> after decades in the national spotlight, levenson says simpson should avoid this type of attention. >> i think the best thing o.j. can do for o.j. is to lay low, to stay with his family, stay with friends, don't be caught up in the media, don't go back to being the old o.j. >> o.j. simpson wants to return to
florida but the state's attorney general is trying to block that. according to a cbs poll, 26% of americans believe simpson will return to celebrity status but 65% believe he will mostly be ignored. the governor of puerto rico says there is progress but the u.s. territory is still in crisis in the wake of hurricane maria. more fuel is reaching the island and more service members are on the ground there, but 95% of homes and businesses remain without power and about half of puerto ricans still don't have drinking water. >> we are delivering millions of gallons of water and more coming. >> president trump spent much of yesterday at the president's cup golf tournament in new jersey. he dedicated the trophy to hurricane victims and praised the federal government's response to the crisis. >> if you look today and you see what's happening, how horrible it is but we have it under really great control,
puerto rico. >> president trump is scheduled to visit puerto rico tomorrow. a bay area man is donating $10 million from his foundation for hurricane relief efforts. orlando bravo grew up in port leake and came to the main land u.s. on a college scholarship. we spoke with him hours after he got from seeing the damage to his hometown. >> reporter: as the plane is descending and you can see the ground, that's not the place i remember. >> reporter: orlando says it was a call from his parents who still live in puerto rico and seeing pictures from high school friends on facebook that prompted him to act. >> one that works at the local hospital, said, look, we are down to one generator in one hospital that's leaking diesel and we are in tough, tough shape. >> reporter: through the bravo family foundation, he reached out to local leaders to ask what they needed most. >> the mayor of san herman said i have not been touched by federal or any form of aid, any
form of organized aid, no matter what it is and i have one running hospital, who everybody is crowding and we are short on ivs. >> sew bought the iv -- so he bought the iv fluid and set up his own supply chain. >> we put a plane together and we got to august dilla -- ogawa deah and we delivered. >> he's asking why can't fema do the same. >> if we can get there as a tiny organization compared to the kind of centralized aid that could be given, anybody can get there and we got there from 3000 miles away. >> reporter: it's been almost two weeks since hurricane maria landed a knockout blow to the island cutting off power and waterlines, taking down cell phone towers and destroying 10s of thousands of homes. >> you can get there and they can get to you. it's just a matter of when and those towns are running out of time.
>> he's promised $10 million from his foundation to help in recovery efforts, $2 million now for immediate needs like delivering supplies through charter flights, then another $8 million over time to help rebuild infrastructure like water purification systems and communications. >> i grew up there and my brother knows that community, so i thought that our organization could really make a difference. >> and bravo says he is confident that once president trump sees the damage firsthand he will send extra aid to puerto rico. 4:34 right now. first check of weather, a bit cooler today, huh? >> today the coolest day of the workweek so maybe grab that sweater, bring it out the door today, also windy, especially the high elevations, we have critical fire danger in effect out there right now. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. you can see it clear, so no fog, no cloud coverage really actually to keep things feeling warmer. you can definitely see the sparkling lights of san francisco this morning. 61 degrees for you in concord
right now, oakland, you're at 62, livermore 65, san francisco 65 degrees and san jose a cooler 59, 67 in santa rosa. 7214-mile-per-hour winds, right now you can start to see the winds pick up. they are expected to pick up later on, especially this afternoon, overnight tonight, west winds in napa right now at 10 miles per hour, san rafael at nine, antioch at 11. fairfield 24-mile-per-hour sustained winds coming out of the north and that is why total area is covered in red is part of this red flag warning in effect until tomorrow for the north bay llouhild i res.eastby tonight but this is why, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, humidity today down into the single digits and the teens and then overnight tonight, not much relief when it comes to the dry air. so we have, dry air in place. i'll explain what this means in
just a bit. right now we are starting with 580 where we see some yellow sensors lighting up our maps here. you can see steve's drop -- speeds dropped below 35 miles per hour. that's your cruising speed through that stretch between 205 and 680, your travel time about a 25 minute commute and we don't have a wind advisory posted but my traffic producer did drive along westbound 580 this morning and said it was pretty windy out there. so please be careful. over at the bay bridge toll plaza things are looking pretty good. we have a few cars backing up in those cash lanes but other than that it's a smooth ride heading into san francisco, 10 minutes from the maze to 101. >> thank you. president trump says his secretary of state is wasting his time on north korea and casting doubt on the idea that diplomacy can resolve the nuclear crisis. yesterday the president tweeted out being nice to rocket man hasn't worked in 25 years, why would it work now? clinton failed, bush failed and obama failed.
i won't fail. >> thank you, thank you. >> one day prior to that in beijing secretary of state rex tillerson said that the u.s. has back channels for communicating with pyongyang and using them to gauge the regime's willingness to talk but the president scoffed at the notion tweeting out, quote, i told rex tillerson he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with little rocket man. save your energy, rex. we will do what has to be done. the president recently ordered a new set of american sanctions designed to ice late the north economically. california will perform its own investigation into how russians used facebook, twitter and google to try to influence the 2016 election. kpix5 political reporter melissa caen shows us what to expect as the lawmakers target bay area tech giants. >> make sure no superpower ever usurps or powers as americans and tries to tip the balance
from one political candidate over to another candidate. that is also a declaration of war. >> reporter: a war where the reps are in our back yard. california follow -- politicians say they will not stand by. said that moscow's influence campaign included page social media users or trolls. in the last week both twitter and facebook admitted that they sold hundreds of thousands of dollars in divisive and misleading ads during the campaign to russian linked trolls. state senator kevin deleon is the president pro tem of the senate and he says he values these companies. >> i don't want to go in head first in a reactionary ways because they are valuable california company that provide a tremendous amount of jobs and revenue for the state of california. >> reporter: but he says american sovereignty must be defended and while politicians in washington, d.c. are holding
hearings, that's not good enough. california will hold its own hearings. >> i'm not too sure what will happen in washington. it's a bath of dysfunction but here in california we are busy looking into a series of hearings and interviews and making sure we get to the bottom of this. the bottom line is this, when washington won't lead we will pick up the baton and we will lead ourselves. >> reporter: the senator represents san francisco where twitter is headquartered. he says he's fully on board with a state investigation. >> yes, it should be investigated. congress is investigating it. it's perfectly appropriate to investigate it at the state level as well. >> reporter: and he expects the social media companies to cooperate. >> and we need everyone to be transparent, to make sure this never happens again. >> reporter: melissa caen, kpix5. 4:39. why police in spain attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians during a vote on independence. plus, we will let you know what to expect as fleet week gets underway in san francisco.
were kil we are continuing to follow developments in las vegas where at least 50 people were killed in the deadliest mass shootings in u.s. history. we are just learning that two las vegas police officers were injured in the shooting. they are expected to recover. the shooting happened around 11:00 last night at a country music festival across from the mandalay bay hotel. the suspect shooter is 64-year- old steven paddock, was killed by law enforcement. president trump has been briefed on the situation and offered his condolences to the victims and the families just a short time ago. in spain, the regional government of cat lonia -- catalonia -- more than 800 people were injured as riot police attacked demonstrators and civilians trying to cast their ballots. in some cases police pelted people with rubber bullets.
officers marched through the streets trying to break up crowds. some officers even formed human walls to block voters from going to polling places. a about two and a quarter million people cast votes and 90% were for independents. includes the city of basser lone i can't -- barcelona. the 49ers made a strong statement on the field this weekend following president trump's clear cut disapproval of national anthem protests during nfl games. about 30 players knelt before their game in arizona. the rest of the teams stood behind them, many with one hand on their heart and the other resting on the shoulder of a teammate kneeling. the niners say in a statement that, quote, our team chose to publicly display our unity in a new way and in turn urge others to do the same. our demonstration is simply a representation of how we hope our country can also come
together by putting differences aside and solving its problems. and a big name in bay area sports followed suit in denver yesterday, marshawn lynch was the only raider who did not stand during the anthem. he sat as he's done several times before. but raiders staff surrounded him on purpose to keep his decision under wraps. lynch also used personal style to talk politics. he arrived at the stadium wearing a t-shirt with the words, everybody versus trump. the shirt is made by an oakland company called dope era. fleet week is underway in the bay area. yesterday the blue angels flew above oakland international airport before touching down. the precision navy fliers will perform for three straight days starting friday. an amphibious ship carrying military trucks reached the waterfront in san francisco and later this week spectators can see a parade of ships along with the air shows. always so much fun to go out and watch. how is the weather shaping up for this big show?
>> perfect. skies nice and clear, so you can get a good view of all the action up there. a great time for fleet week, also today on your monday grab a sweater because it is going to be the coolest day of your week. the bay bridge, it's gorgeous, you can definitely see nice and clear, no fog out there, no cloud coverage, there it is, coit tower, temperatures in the 60s so concord pretty cool right now at 61, oakland 62, san jose in the upper 50s, santa rosa as well. clear skies, our satellite radar shows that picture, this is going to be very similar to what we will see tomorrow and wednesday on into the weekend. in fact, here's what we can expect, our temperatures today are going to be cooler. today and tomorrow temperatures a little bit below average, especially for the inland areas, we do have north wind coming through still, that means dry air, offshore flow going to cause a pretty cool fire weather for us, so we are not going to warm up until wednesday through sunday. show you the wind this morning. by 6:00 a.m. we will start to pick things up
in napa and san rafael, half moon bay 13 miles an hour sustained wind. by 10:00, 11:00 stronger winds. 50 to 60 miles per hour, staying strong through most of the day until tonight, 8:00, 9:00, things should calm down for napa and fairfield. the low to the east of us hovering around nevada, right along tahoe as well going to feel this trough and it's sending these winds from the north down into the bay area, so that means colder air is in place and north dry winds on out there, so humidity staying lowing, not going to feel moist out there at all, no humidity out there. so going to feel dry. 76 your high in vallejo, san rafael 79. temperatures, some areas, in fact, we are a little bit above average. other areas below average, especially in the inland areas,
concord's high expected to reach 79 today. san jose at 78. seven-day forecast, cooler conditions for the next couple of days and wednesday through the weekend we are going to see a whole lot of sunshine and our temperatures will continue with upward spiral. right now tracking a quiet start to our monday morning commute, not too bad. here is a life look at -- live look at highway 24, the headlights making their way in the website direction heading through renda, speed at the limit there. no delays as you're making your approach towards the bay bridge as you get closer into oakland, we will take it over to our maps with we are tracking a smooth ride for drivers headed along 680, through walnut creek, near north main street and the tail lights heading in that direction, four minutes. that's how long it will take you to go from willow patch to highway 24. your drive over at the toll plaza, so far, so good, still in the green, tracking a travel time of 10 minutes making your
way between the maze and 101. and just a quick heads up, we are starting to see those slowdowns develop along westbound 580 for drivers between 205 and 680, travel time 25 minutes. a man who helps oversee b.a.r.t. wants to do something about a station in san francisco that is chronically dirty. only on 5, joe vazquez shows us how the b.a.r.t. board member is taking matters into his own hands. >> reporter: the 16th street b.a.r.t. station is filthy, trash everywhere, graffiti -- >> i don't even know like is this really a mailbox. >> reporter: mystery messes. >> not really sure what's happening here. this doesn't look good. >> reporter: kevin, a member of the board of directors for b.a.r.t. says he has had enough. so he's decided to do something about it. he says b.a.r.t. refuses to staff this station with a full time day shift janitor so he's decided to grab a broom and come down here once a week to clean. >> i'm at lagunaer heads --
loggerheads with the b.a.r.t. executive management who are telling me a million reasons in this billion dollar budget i can't get a daytime cleaner here at 16th and mission. >> reporter: director duffy says he knows it's unusual to pick up a broom and a dustpan. that's not his job. but he's trying to make a point. so for the last two weeks on wednesday mornings he's been cleaning the station, that's the b.a.r.t. police station chief helping him this past wednesday. this week supervisor hillary ronan will pitch in. >> i'm rattling the door and saying come on, don't give me excuses. let's do things. >> well, maybe he should have to but that's not right for him. it's good he's speaking on it and he's pushing the issue because this area do need to stay clean. >> there might be people who say you're grand standing, why don't you follow the normal procedures of b.a.r.t.? >> i'm not saying i'm great, doing anything uniquely. i'm not running for any other office. i'm saying this is my responsibility. the conditions at this station are unacceptable and i'm going to keep coming out here until we get this situation resolved.
well, bonita 78. sonoma 83, novato 81. simpson beach in the cool upper 60s. to the north temperatures in the low 70s. it's cooler and drier and windier today. jacqueline. right now we are tracking a smooth commute for drivers heading to the north bay, this is 101 at the 580 interchange, ride heading through san rafael, no delays, speeds are in the green in both directions, about 11 minute ride from 580 heading southbound to the golden gate bridge. kenny. >> jacqueline, thank you. police investigating the beating death of an 80-year-old real estate agent in oakland. they say his son is the killer. police say that 80-year-old ernst clark suffered -- ernest clark suffered major trauma to his head and died in his home saturday night. his son was arrested yesterday. it happened on in the oakland hills. clark will just celebrated his 80th birthday. >> he was stman here
and i met him early on. he smiled all the time at me. he always stopped to y hi. i always stopped to say hi to him as well. he always smiled and jovial and great having him around. >> officers also found the victim's daughter injured in the incident. she was treated at a hospital and then later released. on social media people who knew clark say that he made a big impact as a trust worthy realtor and a community leader. uc berkley police are trying to track down three men suspected of beating a student unconscious. more now from kpix5's maria medina. >> i saw him being put into the ambulance. >> reporter: taylor laurie lives in a dorm steps from where the latest crime at uc berkeley took place. >> it's scary because we are -- this is where we live. >> reporter: the quad area where she felt safe enough to nap is where university police say the altercation between a group of guys and a male student first took place and eventually became physical and spilled onto durant avenue. police e-mailed students asking them to be on the lookout for the three suspects who beat the
victim so badly, they knocked him out sending him to a hospital. >> and then we all checked our e-mails and talked about, wow, that's kind of scary. >> reporter: investigators say they are now looking through surveillance camera footage and talking to witnesses to try to identify the suspects who the victim claims he didn't know and attacked him for no reason. >> probably people stalking the streets looking for trouble. >> i want to know who he is, i guess, and why he got attacked, like who the people were. >> reporter: it's unknown if the suspects are students. as for a description, one was wearing all black. the second suspect, a red white, and jeans. and the third suspect white jeans and red shoes. >> the victim has since been released from the hospital. police are looking for two respects who robbed a san leandro bart rider at gunpoint. it happened around 10:00 last night. it's unclear what they stole. the victim was not injured.
caltrain commuters will have to shell out a little more cash for a ride today. adult passes are going up 25 cents per zone traveled and the price of monthly parking passes is also going up to $82.50, that's nearly $30 higher. daily parking fees are not changing. caltrans' weekly timetables are also being updated. how alameda county transportation officials are trying to get folks to ditch their cars. the details coming up. and at least 50 dead, more than 200 injured in a mass shooting in las vegas. we will have the latest on this developing story next.
i'm kenny choi. we are monitoring what's become the deadliest mass shooting in modern u.s. history. more than 50 people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a music festival in las vegas. >> hundreds more are injured. kpix5's anne makovec joins us live in the newsroom with the latest. anne. >> reporter: we are getting a lot of new details coming out of las vegas this morning as the story has been developing all night long. the number of 50 people killed is expected to rise, more than 200 people are injured, many of them critically. you are looking at a map right now of the area of where this went down. the numbers are fluid right now, but we know this is being called the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history. the shooter is dead, killed after a standoff with police. it was a lone gunman who opened fire from a hotel room on the 32nd floor of the mandalay bay
casino across las vegas boulevard from a country music festival called the route 91 harvest festival. a search warrant has been issued for the home of the shooter identified as steven paddock, 64 years old of mesquite, nevada. police describe him as a lone wolf attacker with an automatic weapon. >> now, we are bringing in all the resources of the fbi to assist us in this investigation, in particular to their victim, witness, advocates and csi folks to help us process the scene and ensure that we are getting all the evidence that we can possibly obtain. >> it has been about a six hour -- about six hours since the shooting happened at about 11:00 p.m. our time and right after that, authorities spent a few hours tracking down a traveling companion of the gunman. she is identified as ma
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