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republicans would need to win just one seat to flip the u.s. senate. and five seats to take control of the u.s. house. natalie brand cbs news capitol hill. meanwhile president biden's campaign trail again tonight, a rally for the democratic
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candidate for governor in maryland. former president trump will stump for the senate candidate in ohio. and he has been stumping for other candidates in key ballot measures, facing california voters. don't forget we've got you covered on kpix 5. local races on kbcw, and streaming on cbs news bay area. our coverage will begin on tuesday 5:00. our first interview since the brutal attack on her husband in their san francisco home. house speaker nancy pelosi gives us an account of how she first got that news. >> here with more on that. >> reporter: clearly hitting nancy pelosi very hard. in fact, she said the trauma of this attack will weigh on her decision over when to retire. she spoke to cnn's anderson cooper, getting emotional taking us back to that morning when she
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found out what happened. >> i was just sleeping in washington, d.c. i had just gotten in the 94 in san francisco. and -- i hear the doorbell ring and think it's 5:00 something. i look up and see a sergeant. they must be at the wrong apartment. it rings again and then bang, bang, bang, bang, bang on the door. >> it was capitol police saying they had to come in to talk to her. she was very scared. she said her mind was racing. >> i'm thinking my children, my grandchildren. never thought it would be paul. i knew he wouldn't be out and about. he came in at that time, we didn't even know where he was. >> he was rushed to the hospital to repair damage done by an intruder armed with a
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hammer. he's facing a slew of state and federal charges and he's pleaded not guilty. the attack has raised fresh concerns over threats of political violence. and really highlighted the vulnerability of lawmakers and their families nationwide. liz? >> no question. ann, thank you. well after 11 months of searching, police in oakley announced an end to the investigation into the disappearance of alexis gabe. but as kpix 5 john ramos reports her family is still searching for answers. >> reporter: when alexis gabe went missing in january, police understood fairly quickly what happened to her and by whom. but the question of where she was wasn't answered until last week. when alexis gabe disappeared, it triggered a huge volunteer search in oakley and nearby antioch. police suspected her former boyfriend marshal curtis jones had had killed her in their home in antioch, and they began around-the-clock surveillance of his movements. just when they got a warrant to arrest him.
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>> marshal jones was killed in june of this year in a lethal contribution with a seattle area task force as they attempted to arrest him without warrant for the murder of alexis. >> reporter: the question remained where was alexis? it turns out even though jones was dead, he still led them to the location. he apparently picked out a random spot in rural amador county, but police think he may have doubted if there was gps service there, so he wrote out on this note, turn-by-turn directions. when they found the note, investigators began searches in the area. a man using a metal detector found what he thought was a part of a body. >> in the evening hours the remains discovered on highway 16 were confirmed to be of alexis gabe with the most recent dental records. >> reporter: investigators say this closes the tragic case. though there were suspicions jones got some help perhaps from family, police say the
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investigation ends at jones himself. alexis' father thanked the officers. he said the last 11 months have been a living hell. >> despite all the pain, anger, frustration and grief, we are somehow relieved she has been found, and we can finally bring her home. >> reporter: all the questions have been answered except one. why? but alexis' dad says they have known that since the beginning. >> oh we know. we foe why he did it. he was obsessed with her. the last time they broke up on november of last year, that was it for alexis. he didn't like that. we didn't know he was planning something. >> reporter: the case may be closed, but for the family the pain hasn't ended and neither has their search for answers. volunteers want to continue the search for the rest of alexis' body. the family hopes it will lead to evidence against those who may have helped jones. it's said there's no statute of
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limitation on murder. the same true heart ache. in oakland john ramos kpix 5. >> the gabe family says they are thankful to all the volunteers who helped search for alexis. a community, candlelight vigil is planned for wednesday night at oakley civic center park. a san jose judge could decide tomorrow whether the attempted murder and assault case against cain velasquez should go to trial. today prosecutor the presented the evidence against velasquez who has been in jail since february. and prosecutors say he cased and shot at a car, wounding gallardi's stepfather who is accused of molesting a young relative of velasquez and currently free on bail. the power ball jackpot has gone beyond record territory. >> reporter: $1.9 billion is now on the line in tonight's big
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draw. we asked some folks who bought tickets today what they would do with the top prize. >> first pay off bills, buy a house. i mean it's a lot of money. >> well some in the east bay did get close to the jackpot on saturday's 76th station in san leandro. they sold a ticket matching every number except the power ball. that's good for just over $1 million. >> a lucky day for them. tonight's drawing is at 8:00. we still have time to get your tickets. >> the odds of winning that jackpot is one in 292.2 million. you take a lump sum for this $962 million. >> whoa. >> i'm talking about a billion dollars. >> that's incredible. somebody's got to win. >> it must be nice. still ahead on kpix 5. election day will feature a record number of lgbt candidates. why they say it is critical to
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have their communities represented. the more people see themselves represented in government, the more they feel like there is space for them to sort of step up. and plus a mountain lion morning on the peninsula after several sightings and an attack on someone's backyard chickens. this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31.
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san mateo residents are being warned to keep an eye out for mountain lions. >> that's after three sightings in just over a week. two happened yesterday. a cat got one of his chickens. the second sighting was just a few hours later near laurel creek. no reports of any troubled times, but people in the area to keep a close eye on children and their pets. and be careful if you're headed to the coast tonight or tomorrow. there is a high surf and beach hazard advisory in effect through 10:00 tomorrow morning. the national weather service says breaker waves could reach highs up to 20 feet. the advisory is from sonoma county all the way down to monterey. from the coast to the mountains, only monday, but you may want to start thinking about your weekend plans. tahoe is opening up on friday. that's all thanks to recent and coming snow. we'll only be open through sunday, the first daily starting
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on the 19th. according to visit tahoe, they also have plans to open on the 19th. first look at chief meteorologist paul heggen who is here with great news. even though it kind of comes as a shock since we haven't had this kind of rain. like oh yeah, that's what it sounds like. >> it's kind of chilly rain. that's exactly what we need and that is exactly what they need with more snow. keep adding it up. more to come in the next 36 hours. more rain for the bay area and the heaviest, which will fall overnight tonight and into early tomorrow. take a look at the big picture pattern. the heart of the storm will be making their closest approach to the bay area over the next 24 to 36 hours. the next active weather pattern could be accompanied by national thunderstorms as the coldest temperatures, associated with the heart of the storm system allows the atmosphere to become more stable. increase the odds with a few rumbles of thunder. they will continue to fall in santa rosa, just one narrow band of heavier showers as they
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extend from the coast through nova county into northern napa county. heavier rain beginning to edge into st. helena. for the rest of us, it's intermitten shower activity. it's not going to be completely wet everywhere this evening. it won't be completely dry either. and that anything outdoors on the agenda. and the widespread rain will be moving in later on tonight. let's track it on futurecast. and there is that more widespread rain moving in about 11:00 this evening. just in time for the start of the late newscast. all the way through the first half tomorrow. and widespread rain still on the radar simulation for drive time on tuesday morning. plan on some extra time for that morning commute and extra stopping distance that will are be breezy during the time frame as well. the showers are becoming more intermitten as we head through the afternoon. so we'll be out there. it will be handy. that shower pattern will continue through the first half of wednesday. by the time we would hit lunchtime on wednesday, things should be quieting down. a dry pattern will take through the rest of the workweek. adding up additional rain on what we already picked up.
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this is going to be more substantial through the southern half of the bay area. but around half an inch of rain for most of the golden gate. and the heavier amounts will be farther south including three inches of additional rain. but approaching an inch and a half of rain for san jose will be fantastic. almost exactly one inch of rain for downtown san francisco. and in the sierra it will be more snow. 8 inches of snow, just two and a half feet of additional snow in higher elevations. it will be breezy as the next round of heavier rain will move in. gusts along the coast, even 45 miles an hour rain, that's why there is a wind advisory along the coast. inland gusts will be more at the 15, 25 miles an hour range and they should relax past midday tomorrow. beautiful sunset, it's just early for the sun going down. temperatures right now mostly in the 50s. 7 degrees in santa rosa. the temperatures tonight dropping down a few more degrees. everybody joins santa rosa in
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the 40s tomorrow morning. we're going to end up 10, 15 degrees below average. the temperatures in the low to mid-50s along the coast. mid-50s inland in the east bay. around central bay mid-50s. not much variation for micro climate well stirred air mass, even chillier temperatures for lake port and clear lake. topping out in the 40s. temperatures will stay cool all the way through the weekend, but we do return to the low to mid-60s by saturday and sunday. once we dry out midday wednesday, we stay dry. thursday and friday, outside chance of a shower this weekend is more likely. the next chance for showers will be moving in sunday night into monday. something we'll be able to focus on to a greater extent as this system moves out. >> thanks, paul. a south bay lawmaker unveils an aggressive plan preventing young people from the dangers of fentanyl. today's announcement is straight ahead. and one bay area county is going high-tech to ensure
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residents that voting is safe and secure. the new effort to face the election conspiracies. vo: climate change is fueling a wildfire crisis. destroying our forests. threatening our communities. polluting our air.
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prop 30 taxes those making over $2 million a year. no one else pays a penny. 30 will reduce the tailpipe emissions that drive climate change. and prevent wildfires and toxic smoke. so we have clean air to breathe. this is about our kids' future. omar: prop 30 helps contain fires and combat tailpipe emissions. vote yes on 30.
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a california lawmaker from the south bay is pushing a statewide plan to prevent more fentanyl poisoning deaths among
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teenagers. in san jose state, boosting fentanyl prevention programs in all 58 counties. it would be modeled after santa clara county's program that would provide education, training, and opioid reversing drug narcan at schools. >> fentanyl now causes one-fifth of youth deaths in california. we can't continue to wait for more youth to pull victim to deadly impact to fentanyl. we must take action now. >> cortez says his bill would help pay for narcan kits and training at schools. the youth organizations along with a social media informational campaign. ahead of san francisco schools now declaring a state of emergency to help employees get paid. here is what that means. 60 district employees will now work at a command center focused on fixing the broken payroll system. this comes after teachers and staff have reportedly been dropped out of healthcare plans
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and having their paychecks delayed up to a month. it is also important to acknowledge the hard truth. it will take time to stay empowered. even more time to fix the underlining systems. it pains me to say that. i'm not going to ask for your permission because i know your patience is up. >> the command center will be set by school human resource employees and other district workers who have clerical and data entry experience. the teachers union filed a labor practice complaint with the state. new at 5:00, for the first time ever, lgbtq candidates are on the ballot in all 50 states. how that representation could make a tangible impact. one bay area county trying to make sure everyone can physically get to the polls on election day. and mass layoffs expected at yet another bay area tech
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this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31. right now on kpix 5, twitter rethinking its decision to fire nearly half of its work force. why some former employee are being asked to come back. >> one bay area county will ask you to watch their process as it all unfolds. the goal of the new live webcast. and plus election day will feature more lgbtq candidates
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than ever. california is leading the way. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm ryan yamamoto. kpix 5 lauren thomas explains how it benefits everyone. >> reporter: voting in this year's election will mark a significant moment for the political director for equality california. and as well as the greater lgbtq community. [ inaudible ] >> and not only in california, a historic first in all 50 states. and he says this year it's a tangible significance that could result in high stakes outcomes. >> i mean it's critical. it's absolutely critical. you know speaking just to the san francisco experience, i think what we saw here was during the monkeypox crisis t


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