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remembering san francisco giants legend willie mccovey next.
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the man who has had 521 home runs in his fabulous career. he hits it out to right-center field. a base hit! >> remember one of the most beloved players in giants history. amken bastida. >> and i am elizabeth cook. he passed away at stanford hospital this afternoon due to ongoing health conditions. his statuette at&t park is covered in flowers tonight. the statue is just one of the ways the team paid tribute to him. the water beyond wright field as -- is known as makovic cove even though he was never -- mccovey cove even though he never played at the field. hall 21
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seasons with the san francisco giants. dennis o'donnell has a look back at his legacy. >> reporter: willie mccovey was a combination of power, class, and a gentle giant. everything a team could want in a baseball player. long before barry bonds, this was the most feared left-handed slugger in baseball. willie mccovey broken with the giants in 1959. he was the rookie of the year and went on to win the most valuable player of the word -- year award in 1969. he had 520 home runs and was enshrined into the hall of fame in 1986. some called him stretch. others referred to him as big mac, soft-spoken both on and off the field often deferring to willie mays. but in many ways, mccovey was the most popular giant among fans. >> what is the single most
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proud moment you've had in your career? >> without a doubt being inducted into the hall of fame. you don't think it's a big deal until you get there. then you see all the returning hall of famers who has been inducted. in my case i saw ted williams and willie mays, hank aaron. ernie banks, and i started to say what the heck am i doing here? these are the all-time greats. all of a sudden you're one of them. there is no prouder moment than that. >> reporter: giants ceo larry barrett gave his thoughts on the man that was a san francisco and giants institutions since his arrival in 1959. >> rt 60 years, the giants was a mainstay whether it was on the field or interacting with fans, going to basically every game at at&t park.
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william the cove he was the warm, gentle, beloved giant . maybe the most ever. >> larry hit on an important point. he may have retired in 1980 but he was a fixture every day. a lifelong giant and perhaps the most beloved giant of all time. >> we have all had a reaction with his loss, and we interviewed him as well. he was always just a nice man to talk to. just a gracious person. never full of himself. so different from some of the athletes we see today. a lot of reaction is coming in from fans and friends. we caught up with mayor willie brown. >> it really is a sad day for us in san francisco because illie mccovey was really as losing him is like losing a third of our real brand. >> willie brown said he was
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good friends with mccovey and the last time he saw him was when willie mccovey got married a few months ago at at&t park. fans sis stuette makovic cove. >> ice to see games by candlestick back in the 1970s. what i remember about stretch was that he was so strong and confident, but at the same time so calm and in no way arrogant. >> reporter: he had the restaurant in walnut creek for a while. i saw people come up and ask for an autograph. he was always happy to sign. >> 15 years ago, he invited me to that restaurant so i ul do my sunday night show. we talked for one hour about baseball, his career, his legacy, and the line drive he had to bobby richardson in 1962. for a guy who grew up he was my
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favorite baseball player. it's a memory i will cherish forever. >> that's awesome. thank you. the tributes are pouring in from all around the bay area and all around the world. you can read some of these on our website, a random attack in a college cafeteria. police say a man broke his restraining order and stabbed a student at a santa cruz county campus just before noon at caprio college. kpix 5's maria medina report the suspect has a >> reporter: we are now learning the identity of the student who started just last year. she was stabbed her suspected attacker, now behind bars, was no stranger to this campus.
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>> i was freaking out. i saw people running back and forth. >> reporter: what many thought was a halloween prank. >> one of the students was yelling he's got a knife. >> reporter: turned out to be a reality. a man had just stabbed nausea, the cafeteria manager told the suspect to get on the ground. witnesses say he was chasing after asche who had been outside. stephen wooding was wearing what appeared to be a freddy krueger costume. >> we both ran up. knd we just held him to the ground. >> we are grateful they stepped in because it could have been worse. >> reporter: investigators say wooding has a history of harassment toward staff. a week and a half ago the college was granted a three- year restraining order to keep wooding off campus. what's more, this isn't his first attack at the college. >> an attack on i believe a staff member, and he was
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arrested and spent time in a state institution. >> she was really sweet. >> reporter: friends and family say her wounds may heal but the attack will have a lasting effect on her and the campus. >> it makes no sense why someone would feel the need to do that to such an innocent person. >> reporter: witnesses say wooding looked confused but never said a thing. he has been charged with attempted murder. the venetian man who says monsanto's weedkiller causes deadly cancer hnn could have de new trial after a judge slashed the jury's original 289 million- dollar reward to $78 million. the jury foun is popular roundup product causes cancer. johnson said he will accept the settlement in hopes of achieving a final resolution in
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his lifetime. tonight, new scrutiny on a busy northbay intersection after a bicyclist was hit and killed by a dump truck. this is the third death in six weeks. each accident happened off stony point road and highway 12 in west santa rosa. andria borba on why the area is becoming such a high danger zone. >> reporter: stony point road between occidental and highway 12 is less than a mile long but in the course of six weeks, it has become santa rosa's deadliest stretch of roadway. the swabs of yellow crime scene tape along with a mangled bicycle has become an all-too- familiar site along santa rosa stony point road. lu in that in >> reporter: this crash left a woman dead on tuesday afternoon near the cross of eastbound highway 12. just nine days earlier, a nearby stretch of stony point bore witness to another fatal
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crash. a woman hit and killed while walking against a light and on september 15, the same thing along stony point road. this time, leaving a man dead . >> it's difficult to tell a family member they've lost someone. >> reporter: it borders a hiking and biking trail that meanders through santa rosa. it's popular with pedestrians and bicyclists but stony point itself is even more popular with drivers trying to avoid a clogged highway 101, turn this four-lane road into a major north--- north-south park. >> it's the way a lot of people get out of the city to head south of us. >>r: accding to sergeahal of these could have enprevd by ee yingntion. >> itc area. it's to speed in >> reporter: there are only four major traffic investigators in the city of santa rosa police department.
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two are working on cases right an east bay family shattered tonight. two murder charges against the woman accused of driving drunk and killing a popular dj and his baby girl. we are all here to help you. just tell us what is going on. >> there trying to kill me. i don't want to die. >> tonight, a different kind of training for san francisco police officers. the program helping them go from crisis to calm.
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an east bay family is now morning two deaths from a suspected drunk driving crash. hector garza was driving his nine-month-old daughter camilla home from her grandmother's house when a car smashed into the roof of their vehicle thursday. hector, a popular club dj died at the scene. camilla died from her injuries yesterday. today, jessica martin of tennessee was charged with two counts of murder.
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documents say her blood-alcohol level was above the legal lilice are seeing a significant drop in use of force incidents. according to city records, the number of times police has used force on citizens has declined 35% over the last three years. as for officer-involved shootings resulting in death, you can see in 2016, there were three each. and there have been two so far this year. police are crediting an expanded training program. this is all about de- escalation. >> right, de-escalation. we are all familiar with escalation. police often find themselves in chaotic situations, trying to get someone under control. the first thing they do is yell, freeze, get on the ground. ffenproa aly works no
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anr -- and angry, out of control, screaming at the demons he believes are inside the big metal box. as police officers approached the man, they see a bat in his hand, a potential weapon but they quickly assess he is not aggressive toward the cops and possibly mentally ill. how should they handle the situation? >> we are here to help you. >> the demons are in the box. they are trying to kill me. i don't want to die. >> reporter: this is a training exercise, crisis intervention training. it teaches officers how to defuse a situatio they are increasingly facing as they encounter more and more mentally ill and drug addled people. >> i am here to protect you. you don't need that bat anymore. >> reporter: they are trained to give the person as much space as they need while having a calm conversation in a way that may eventually lead to an
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arrest. >> i can say i would like help you. what's going on? you might say there's nothing you can do to help me but we are talking. now, it's negotiation. >> what's your name? >> carl collins. >> drop the bat. >> they will try to kill me. >> reporter: traditional police training tgs -- teaches to escalate, shot with a loud voice and keep escalating. use a nightstick, beanbag gun, all the way to gunfire. de-escalation goes the other direction. police officers are now learning some techniques previously only known to psychiatrists whose patients may hear voices in their heads. >> they want to kill me. >> they may hear what you are saying but they are also hearing other voices so we want to draw the attention to focus on the officers' words. pay attention to my words. >> reporter: the de-escalation training has ramped up after a spate of shootings led toth
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po, complaints that officers have pulled the trigger too soon, leading to the firing of popular police chief greg sir. more than 40% of officers have received some level of cit training. the goal is 100%. >> we have seen a decrease in the use of force. a decrease in officers getting hurt. >> i can't take it anymore. >> reporter: a man is carrying a butcher knife. >> they are going to kill me. >> reporter: the officers calmly introduce themselves. >> my name is danny. >> making a connection using active listening skills while keeping a safe distance. >> reporter: police discovered the mentally ill man is only holding the knife because he likes to have something in his >> let's exchange for the night? >> reporter: officers decide to replace the knife with his
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favorite stuffed animal. >> are you all right? >> i am. thank you. >> reporter: a situation that could have ended in deadly force brought under control by de-escalation. the trainers at the police academy made it clear to us they are still telling the officers that de-escalation works but not always. for example, if someone is firing shots, officers are still trained to return fire to protect themselves and the public. to be clear, de-escalation is not new but in the past, relatively few officers took the classes. now, nearly half the department is trained and they believe that is changing the way pd contracts with the public. >> we posted an exclusive video of officers ng pa in tcn ite 5 there is41 nutes ocr. ermove d it wiget er. 50s and 60s outside right now. 61 in san ann jo. oakland 62, livermore 57.
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fremont 54, redwood city 53. microclimate forecast, first day of november 81 degrees in walnut creek. 77 degrees in walnut creek coming up on friday. not that much is changing. this ridge of high pressure will get a little bit closer. a couple things are happening. stormtrac is well to the north. the rain stays away for a long time but you can also see we draw in the arrows around the ridge. mother nature draws her own version called cloud cover. up and over the ridge, into northern california, we had filtered sunshine for part of today. would not be surprised at all if that occurs tomorrow. as for rainmakers, no close we that ridge to ve particularly stack th sout allow the stormtrac to head closer to northern california. that is not going to happen any time soon. clear tonight with mild temperatures.
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it actually gets warmer tomorrow. two or 3 degrees warmer for most of the bay area. then we will tweak things day today, but the theme of dry weather, sunny weather and no chance of rainfall. that's going to continue for a while. 10 degrees above average bested by san jose. 81 degrees in san jose, fremont 79. even half moon bay hitting 70. double in san ramon, 83. brentwood, 83. vallejo 81 degrees. berkeley santa rosa 85, cloverdale86 thextend forecast callingsu the weekend. whwegain an hour of sleep. turn back the clocks. everything will be strange on sunday. next week, we stay near th-- the 70s near the bay and 80s inland.
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four years ago, we rejected marshall tuck and his billionaire backers for superintendent of public instruction. but they're back. the corporate billionaires and their handpicked candidate, former wall street banker marshall tuck. tuck's billionaires have spent over $25 million distorting tony thurmond's outstanding record on education. all because they know tuck shares their agenda: diverting funds from our public schools into their corporate charter schools. the same agenda as trump and betsy devos. protect our public schools.
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"look what she's accomplished... she authored the ban on assault weapons... and steered billions of federal dolls iforniaprojects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." "she... played an important role in fighting off ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act."
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california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate. california values senator dianne feinstein
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check that out. san francisco salesforce tower dressed up for halloween as the eye of sauron. that's right. the lord of the rings icon represents the ultimate evil. thousands of fans signed a petition asking for the display. atms, uber, lyft, the internet, digital money, the power grid, cell phone towers what do they all have in o use facing a growing cyber security threat and time is running out. >> this is a major national security issue. >> the threat is real. we see it globally. >> we hope it's not going to take a katrina -like disaster.
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>> at 11:00, how hackers are figuring out ways to wrap a critical signal to create gps chaos. up next, willie mccovey's reaction to the final out of the 1962 world series and the warriors go for their sixth straight win against the pelicans next. proposition 11 solves two issues. first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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proposition 11 "a common sense solution" to protect public safety. it ensures the closest ambulance remains on-call during paid breaks "so that they can respond immediately when needed." vote yes on 11. as we told you at the top of the newscast, joe lands -- giants hall of famer willie mccovey passed away today. he had 521 homeruns but his most memorable moment as a giant may have come when he ended the 1962 world series. richardson was actually at a position when he caught the baseball. he told me back in 2003, he doesn't look back at that
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was going to be a negative but it's really not. they humanize it. as it turned out it really wasn't a negative. i had too many good moments in my career to let the warm line drive be a negative. >> veterans gave him a world series ring when they won the championship in 2010. demarcus cousins and the warriors facing the pelicans. drfifothe te up 68-63. ck. 16 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. 3rd quarter, new orleans throws it to klay thompson. 83-7 degrees, 37 points. later in the third, the pelicans turn it over again. a behind-the-back pass to kevin durand.
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the warriors win 131-121 and steph curry is now shooting 52% from three-point land. 39 assists tonight. unstoppable. >> and they make it look easy. >> can you believe it? here are the facts.'s ccog atys proagainst prop c. willduce homels"fordle housing, expandin ntal-hservices, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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the late show with stephen colbert is next. we will leave you with a live look at willie mccovey's statue. >> good night.
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>> pharrell is threatening to sue president trump over his song, "happy," after the president played it at a rally just hours after the latest gun violence tragedy. ♪ it might seem crazy rallying today >> the press said, "are you going to cancel these two events?" ♪ even nuttier is the song i play >> so i thought of it for a little while... ♪ but respecting the dead that's so clicheters, continue to hate. ♪ what the hell, i don't care i'll do it anyway >> he said, "we got to play." ♪ because i'm crappy clap along if you feel tone deaf without a clue


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