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morning news. well, guilty or not good morning to you. welcome to the last day of august, tuesday august 31st. good morning. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. let's start with steve. >> some low clouds and fog came roaring down the coast yesterday. a north wind warmed up partedth north bay. today widespread low clouds and fog will burn off sooner. warmer air aloft smashing the fog going to go from north to south and that marine base temperatures 60s 70s. around the bay upper 70s and mid to upper 80s inland. here's sal. traffic on the east shore freeway moving o. k . . westbound 80 traffic looks good heading to the maze. also the morning commute looks okay on 880 north and southbound. now back to the desk. all right. thank you, sal. overnight a plane with hundreds of people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at sfo after one of the engines exploded. ktvu spoke with passengers this
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morning. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. [ audio problems ] dramatic intense moments for people aboard this flight. bound for sydney, australia. according to passengers -- [ audio problems ] >> reporter: just after 11:00 last night. then about half an hour into the trip passengers felt a major bump, heard a loud thud and the plane seemed to veer off. now we freeze framed a picture for you. this was taken by a passenger. this is part of the damage done. some people say they could actually see flames shooting out of the side of this engine where a gaping hole now remains. >> started to shake a little bit. and, yeah, an uncomfortable
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vibration and push and feel something was wrong. >> people right inside the plane seemed very shocked and apparently there was some flames coming out of that part of the plane. >> reporter: now the emergency landing happened around 12:45 this morning. passengers say that the crew did not panic. the pilot maintained his calm and was able to land safely. then everyone cheered a very relieved, got their luggage and staying at nearby hotels until they can make their way back to skid sydney, australia. mechanics are checking out the engine aboard to plane to see exactly how it malfunctioned and how they can fix it properly. live at sfo, ktvu, channel 2 news. another overnight emergency is under investigation. this one in los angeles. an alaska airlines flight was forced to return to lax after the pilot reported a bird strike. the pilot had just taken off for vancouver.
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no one hurt and no major damage to the jet. time now 5:02. shark warning signs now posted in pacifica. a great white spotted about 200 yards from linda mar beach. katie claudine wong is live out there now. >> reporter: that's right. there is home video of this shark. were on linda mar beach where it was spotted. lots of warnings you will find surfers out here remains to be seen if they'll come out this morning. if they do they'll find warnings like this one about the shark sighting yesterday. there is a great white shark out there seen about 200 yards from the beach attacking a sea lie job. that's something that hasn't happened here in recent memory. at least one person has home video of the shark in the aftermath of the sea lion attack. the video shows a fin coming out of the churning water. witnesses say that shark rose out of the water during the attack. >> it came back up and thrashed
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the water again it was a very big shark. >> turned around and looked and shark was coming out of the water. and there was blood all over the place. >> reporter: now right after the attack at least one witness tried to get out of the water to warn surfers to come in but within a couple of hours surfers even despite that attack were back in the water. again, the signs out here on linda mar were put up warning surfers and beach goers there there was a shark sighting. but remember labor day coming up, temperatures warming up, unclear how long the signs will stay up. we will continue to stay down here this morning and monitor anyone coming as the sun comes up and keep you updated throughout the morning news. ktvu channel 2 news. police are searching for clues in a mysterious homicide. on saturday investigators found a man's body inside a home on
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crepe myrtle drive. that home is now off limits while homicide investigators search for evidence. authorities have now identified the dead man as the resident of the home 73-year-old. police found his body just hours after receiving a missing persons report. investigators say there are signs of trauma at the house. >> basically we know that there was some level of physical altercation before the actual murder. >> authorities are now looking for the victim's son 35-year- old frederick. he lived with his father and was also reported missing on saturday after both men failed to show up for work. the woman who filed that missing person's report also occasionalllived at that home. time now 5:05. release of a man who may be connected to a deadly shooting. the man described by police as a person of interest in last tuesday's killing of 39-year- old dunn. the perp of interest is african-
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american, 30 to 40 years old between 5'9" and 6 feet tall weighing about 200 pounds. police say he may be in a black full size van similar to this one. it's got a tan or light colored horizontal stripe around the body of the van and a very loud exhaust. if you have any information contact police. 5:05 is the time right now. let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. all right. pam and dave, good morning to you. right now traffic is moving along pretty well heading to the macarthur maze. no major problems on 80 as you're driving to the maze. when you get to the toll plaza it's a nice drive there. and it's nice and light. they picked up the road work they had on the upper deck of the bay bridge. all lanes are open. this morning's commute in the south bay's off to a nice start along northbound 280 getting up to highway 17. at 5:06 here's steve. thank you, sal. temperatures today will start to warm up by the coast it will probably be a push. still a little bit of fog
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there. some came roaring back to the san mateo and santa cruz shoreline. depending on your location yesterday still one more system has to come down the pipeline. but that's staying well to the north. we are picking up a bit of a northerly breeze. so fog and then sunny and warmer especially inland. the coast will stay in the 60s, bay 70s, inland mid-80s to upper 80s. temperatures bump up a little bit. lows running about ten degrees warmer than they were this time yesterday. san jose 60. that's a big jump in temps. just translate that to the afternoon highs which is why we're going warmer today. 35 tahoe. they were 48 yesterday. running warmer there as well. cloud cover has a lot to do with it. 50s and 60s all the way down to southern california. you can see everything diving into the north. that's a pretty active jet. for the end of august that's a very active jet stream. high pressure will build in and give us warm to hot conditions starting tomorrow. more on the hot.
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today will be warmer. we'll take that into thursday and then all signs point towards another cool down as we head towards the weekend. today the coast has to deal with a little fog probably later today and tonight when the northerly breeze will take care of it. 60s there, 70s around the bay, 80s inland. temperatures rebound to near normal and warmer again tomorrow. 60s and 70s coastal bay. mid-80s to upper 80s maybe a few near 90, clear it out and then warm to hot. not surprise today see a couple 100s on thursday. those areas lake county. but a cool down starts friday and everyone cools town on the weekend. all right. time now 5:08. there are more police patrols in san francisco's golden gate park after yet another fatal attack. last saturday police found the body of a homeless man. an autopsy determined the 53- year-old was beaten to death. back in july another homeless man was stabbed to death inside golden gate park. officials say the attacks don't
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appear to be connected. some of the park visitors we talk today had this reaction. >> i think that a lot of these are isolated incidents and they could happen anywhere. it's just kind of a coincidence it happens in the park. >> the park officials say 13 million people visit golden gate park every year and that they should feel safe. votes are scheduled for california lawmakers, but will we have a budget soon? the governor comes to san francisco today to give his account of what's going on at the state capitol. plus we have got a frightening story of what was found in some luggage checked onto an international flight from the united states. and president obama will give just his second oval office address tonight. i'll show you what it's about coming up. good morning. westbound 24 traffic looking good getting up to the tunnel. another update straight ahead.
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welcome back to the morning news. two men arrested in the netherlands when their flight from chicago landed and now concerns they may have been making a dry run for a terrorist attack. suspicious items were found in the men's checked luggage including a cell phone taped to a medicine bottle, a knife and box cutter along with $7,000 cash. one man started in birmingham, alabama. the other started in detroit and met up in chicago.
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one of the man's flight plans called for him to travel to dulles airport outside washington d.c. and then catch connecting flights to yemen. but in chicago both men boarded a direct flight to amsterdam. the luggage with the suspicious items went onto dulles which is not supposed to happen. time now 5:12. today marked the official end of u.s. combat operations in iraq. vice president joe biden is in baghdad to oversee the transition there. and president obama will address the nation this evening. we're live in the washington d.c. bureau with more on all of this. good morning, allison. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. president obama will not declare victory in iraq, but he will use just his second oval office address to make clear to americans he made good on his promise to get combat troops out of the country and draw down the war. his press secretary says this morning he sees no circumstance where combat forces would have to return. but still 50,000 u.s. troops
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remain in a rebuilding mode. >> the president always believed his mission was finishing what we had to do to get our men and women out of iraq. not to relitigate what happened in 2002 or 2003. >> reporter: now at the same time vice president joe biden is in iraq meeting with iraqi leaders urging them to put aside their differences and make more progress in forming a functioning government. president obama is planning to call his predecessor, former president george w. bush tonight. i'll have more on what that's about in my next report. live from washington d.c., ktvu channel 2 news. some of the president's critics say the 50,000 american troops remaining in iraq really are still combat troops, they've just been renamed. washington post says the units still in iraq will no longer be
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called brigade combat teams. instead they'll be called advisory and assistance brigades. the washington post says they will still accompany iraqi units on combat missions even if they're only advisers. you can watch president obama's speech this evening right here on ktvu channel 2. it's set to begin at 5:00 p.m. we'll also stream it live on today governor schwarzenegger is coming to the bay area to talk about the state budget with the san francisco chamber of commerce. part of a tour of california the governor's making to give his perspective on the budget impact. in sacramento today it marks the official end of the state legislative year. lawmakers have scheduled votes on two competing budget proposals but neither is expected to pass. the governor has threatened to call legislators back to sacramento for a special session to continue work on the budget. republican candidate for governor meg whitman had to add one more task to her busy
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schedule this week, jury duty. she was called and went in on monday and was asked along with other potential jurors whether there was anything that would prevent her from serving. she told the judge she was pretty busy running for governor, but the judge kept her in the pool and may have to report again on thursday. seems like a good excuse to me. time now 5:15. let's see what's happening on the roads right now. >> everything moving along pretty well. drive up to the willow pass grade on highway 4 westbound. traffic continues to move along pretty well all the way from antioch to concord. toll. [ plaza this morning no major problems. on the san mateo bridge also a nice drive on highway 92 all the way it to highway 101. here's steve. thank you. yesterday started off a little
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fog, little cloud and then disappeared and then came right down out of the coast. everything dropping from the north. that's also beneficial if you're looking for warmer weather and parts of the east bay and north bay. ewe get that wind that's what happened yesterday but the northwest wind is a cool pattern for that peninsula. and also south bay. today even things out. 60s, 70s mid to upper 80s. fog, sunny then warmer. mt. tamalpais nine degrees warmer than this time yesterday. now they're sitting at 60 degrees. that's a big jump. sonoma which was 44 is now 53. north napa also 44 and 54. that will translate into warmer afternoon highs. gill roy san carlos 56. 35 in tahoe. 50s, 60s in the valleys. spreading six degrees warmer. still a series of systems continue to drop in.
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this will be the last one. you can see it stays to the north but the fog will go north to south on the coast. it's also getting wiped out when you saw the temperature getting there east bay locations only about five degrees warmer. higher elevations warmer that means low clouds and fog will give way to sunshine. mainly bay side and inland highs 60s, 70s and 80s. coast warm up today and tomorrow. there's fog going right down the coast. 60s and 70s closer to the coast and bay. we will have clearing and then warm to hot wednesday and thursday. it doesn't last very long. on friday we start to cool it down. here comes another cool down by the weekend. stocks in europe are down this morning following the retreat of investors in asia. japan's lost more than 3.5% overnight as investors took gains from monday. heavy selling in tech shares sent markets in korea, china
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and taiwan. starts today just barely above the 10,000. nasdaq and s&p 500 slipping a bit. a better indication when the opening bell rings in little more than an hour. early next year chrysler dealers will begin selling one model of fiat. the u.s. version of the sub compact will roll off the assembly line in november. sales start in january. but there's no word yet on the sticker price. chrysler is now controlled by the italian car company. time now 5:19. state lawmakers have now approved a bill that would limit how much noise motorcycles ridden in california can make. the new bill would make it illegal to operate motorcycles that exceed federal noise standards. the law applies only to motorcycles built in 2013 or later. violators would be fined. the bill now goes to the governor who by the way owns
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several motorcycles. 5:19 is the time right now. social networking sites are having an impact in the courtroom. up next we're going to tell you why the websites are changing what judges across the country say to jurors. and something suspicious turned up in a local recycling center. this has sparked a police investigation. we'll tell you what it is. good morning. right now traffic on bay area roads not all that bad. as a matter of fact as you see traffic is moving along very well. tell you more about the morning commute and have a look at weather straight ahead.
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good morning. we're starting off with mostly cloudy skies, low clouds. they'll clear out pretty fast though. lows in the 50s and almost near 60. so once the fog burps off we'll warm up 70s, 0s, upper 80s to near 90 well inland. welcome back. good morning to you. police in concord want your help this morning identifying some items that may be stolen. take a look at these. these brass fixtures recovered last thursday at a local recycling center. police say they're likely used for water or irrigation fittings. some of them are stamped with the ford brand. police say they appear to be new. if you recognize the parts, get in contact with concord police. also a new online example of if you can't beat them, join
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them. the social networking site myspace has introduced sync. a way for users to automatically send their status updates to their facebook profiles and pages. myspace says sync will also let users share content including music, photos, videos and other things with their friends on facebook. myspace says it's not in competition with facebook and that the two sites do have compliment tear uses and offerings. trial lawyers have a new place to look for juror opinions. those social networking sites. earlier this month a michigan judge removed a juror who wrote on her facebook page "going to be fun to tell the defendant they're guilty." but the trial wasn't over yet. that woman now faces contempt of court charges. just one example of how instructions to the jury have had to change as social networking media grows. >> courts frequently will admonish jurors at the beginning of the trial there is to be no texting, no facebooking and no tweeting
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about a trial while it's going on. it's become one of the standard admonitions. >> now in the past it's been difficult to prove if a juror talked about a case outside the deliberation room. but if they mention it on an on going case online, the juror leaves a trail of evidence. time now 5:24. authorities in california central valley are investigating a horrifying case of domestic violence connected to facebook. they say a man tortured and imprisoned his girlfriend for four days. that report of the attack took place inside the couple's home while their children were inside. investigators say 36-year-old anthony flew into a violent rage after reading a message his girlfriend had sent on facebook. police in san francisco release new information about that tragic weekend incident in the tenderloin. investigators are now calling a woman's death an attempted murder-suicide. early on sunday the woman plunged to her death from the eighth story of her high-rise
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apartment. police believe the woman may have tried to kill a man by setting the fire before killing herself. that man's being treated for severe burns burns now at a san francisco hospital. chp says a man found severely injured along an oakland freeway was the victim of a beating. earlier it was suspected he was hit by a hit-and-run driver. police found the man late sunday night near the 27th street off ramp of westbound 980. the unidentified victim remains in critical condition. time now 5:26. there were some terrifying moments for passengers on an overnight flight out of sfo. >> bit of a push and feel something was wrong. >> we're going to let you hear from more of the passengers who found themselves right in the middle of a plane emergency over the pacific ocean. and the investigation is underway into a mysterious homicide in the east bay. it centers around a dead father
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and his missing son. plus that sewage spill we told you about this past week is now an even bigger problem. we'll tell you why. good morning. highway 4 westbound off to a nice start. we'll tell you more about the morning commute coming up. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next
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well, good morning to you. welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. tuesday august 31st. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. time now just about 5:30.
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what's the weather going to be like? >> it will be warmer today. we have some low clouds and fog. little bit more fog. the lows are much warmer today than yesterday by a good ten degrees. once the fog burns off except on the water's edge. 70s, 80s and mid-80s and upper 80s away from the coast. steve right now traffic moves well on 80 westbound heading to the maze. no major problems there. also the morning commute looks good if you're driving to the bay bridge toll plaza. at 5:30 let's go back to the desk. sal, thank you. the faa is investigating now an overnight air emergency involving a flight out of sfo. it was flight number 74 from san francisco to sydney, australia. it had to turn around over the pacific ocean after losing an engine. the jet had 231 passengers. it landed safely back in san francisco a short time later. luckily no one was hurt. but everyone on board says it's a flight they will never
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forget. >> heard a very strange noise. i knew -- i don't travel that much, but i knew it was very wrong. >> another passenger, take a look at this. dramatic pictures of that damaged plane. now ktvu is live at sfo this morning with a live update on all of this coming up at 6:00 . well, the faa is investigating another overnight air emergency. this one was in los angeles. an alaska airlines flight returned to l.a.x. after the pilot reported a bird hit the jet. the flight had just taken off for vancouver. no one was hurt, there was no major damage to that jet. well, police are searching for a man this morning after his father was found dead in his home. we're live with the very latest on the investigation. good morning, craig. >> reporter: good morning, pam. people in this neighborhood just near san pablo avenue are concerned about what led up to
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the homicide. take a look at the house right now you can see police have tape up across the front door. obviously still have work to go. what you can't see right now a little on the left hand side there are lights on the left hand side. i've been around the side on the house. there are lights on on this side of the house. the right side of the house there aren't any lights on. just be an assumption to say that police are concentrating over there. we haven't talked to police. but certainly that could be a safe assumption. right now police only say they have a person of interest but aren't saying who that is. a lot of questions might be answered by the victim's son. but police can't find him. 35-year-old frederick reported missing on saturday. according to a published report both and the homicide victim were reported missing on saturday at 3:00 p.m. a couple hours later police arrived at the house, father and son shared here on crepe myrtle. when they entered the home police found the 73-year-old dead. police say there were signs of a physical confrontation.
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and they say frederick sales is not the person of interest they're seeking. >> we definitely would like to locate him. it is of concern he was reported missing with his father. definitely would like to locate him. >> reporter: published report says a woman occasionally lived in this home, she was the one who reported the man missing on saturday. police say father and son did not work at the same business but they are concerned since neither of them were in the home at the time police arrived. the murder victim was but the son was missing. it's not clear if either of the vehicles driven by the two men were here at the time or if they're still here because the garage is closed and there's no obvious evidence of that. just wanted to make sure that frederick is the son. may have mixed that up earlier. ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:33.
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the fremont police officer who was shot and wounded in the line of duty is expected to have even more surgery in the next couple of days. doctors at oakland's highland i hospital say officer todd young seems to be improving after his latest operation. yesterday his condition was upgraded from critical to serious. on friday the 39-year-old veteran police officer was shot and critically wounded while trying to arrest a man on domestic violence charges. the union city man who police say has confessed to shooting officer young remains behind bars in san diego this morning. 20-year-old an drew is expected to be transferred to the bay area later this week. now on saturday san diego police arrested him just a few feet from the mexican border. a 23-year-old man arrested with him at the border also faces charges. now a third suspect in this case is scheduled to be arraigned later today. 40-year-old an twon et of union city also arrested saturday. prosecutors say she also tried
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to help him leave the country. she's currently being held at the jail in dublin. well, the weather may be getting a little warmer, but you might want to stay out of the water. claudine wong is in pacifica this morning where a great white shark was spotted just off linda mar beach. >> reporter: scary for the people who witnessed it out here yesterday afternoon. this morning we can show you signs warning of the shark sighting it was spotted yesterday afternoon and it was caught on video. now we want to show you the video of the shark and the aftermath of what people say was a sea lion attack. it was just after 1:00 p.m. it is a little hard to see but you can see a fin actually coming out of the churning water. we talked to one man who saw that attack. he says the shark rose out of the water during the attack. >> and it came back up and thrashed the water again and it was a very big shark. >> reporter: now that man says he actually got on his boat to
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go warn surfers after the attack to let them know they might want to get out of the water. it appears some surfers weren't too worried. within two hours of the sighting our crews found people back in the water. >> this one's already fed. so we're okay now. >> reporter: back live out here in pacifica here at linda mar beach where the signs are up all along the beach, a couple questions this morning how long will these actually stay up. we do have that labor day weekend approaching, nice weather expected. and as you saw from the surfer going into the water yesterday a couple hours after the attack, it remains to be seen if this shark sighting is actually going to keep people away from this very popular surfing beach. we'll continue to keep an eye out here on things and we'll continue to keep you updated. live here in pacifica. ktvu channel 2 news. your time is now 5:36. we have new information on last week's sewage spill in redwood city. it turns out it was a lot bigger than first thought.
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officials now say 48,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into redwood shores lagoon when an underground pipe ruptured last wednesday. that's almost ten times the amount of the original estimate. some new tests show the lagoon still has high levels of e. coli disease. people are being advised not to have any contact with the water. and the negotiations between allied waste and garbage collectors in san mateo county are set to resume today. in the meantime we've learned last week's strike has caused allied waste a lot of money. trash collection for 36,000 residential customers was pushed back two days after 250 employees walked off the job. to catch up the workers made rounds this past weekend and they were paid overtime. an allied waste spokeswoman says workers received time and a half for saturday and double pay for sunday. some good news for muni riders in san francisco.
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61% of services cut back in may will be restored. riders can expect more buses to run more frequently and later at night. muni says they were able to bring the services back in part because of a one time funding allocation. but they tell us that a proposal to restore all the recent reduction asks in the works. let's get you to where you need to go at 5:37. sal what is your occupation do you see out there? >> things doing well around the bay area for the most part. let's go ahead and take a look at live pictures. you can see we are doing very well here on the freeway driving right past oakland. off to a nice start at the toll plaza westbound. the traffic continues to look very nice here coming in to the city. and if you're looking at 237 westbound 237 we had a minor accident. that's been cleared up. traffic is moving along nicely getting over to highway 101 and the silicon valley. now let's go to steve. thank you. good morning to you all. interesting day yesterday because the north bay did exactly like we thought. same with the east bay yet the
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peninsula and south bay good friend of mine texted me and said what are these clouds? is this fog over the peninsula. yes. came right down and banked on the coastline. the peninsula stayed about the same, east bay warmed up a tiny bit. north bay warmed up more than a tiny bit. today evened out. you can see some of that fog coming right down. but the breeze will win out today. 60s on the coast. mid and upper 70s around the bay. and inland mid-80s to upper 80s. one of the keys about ten degrees warmer than yesterday. that's a big jump due to the fog. but also warmer air aloft. mt. tamalpais at 60 compared to yesterday when it was only 51. that's a big jump. about what we thought. sonoma 53. they were 44 yesterday. north napa 54. they were 44. castro valley 56. pleasanton 58 degrees. cold in the mountains.
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tahoe's 34. so even warmer there. 50s and 60s and you happen down the coast but those are low 60s down in southern california. one more system is clipping us. that will stay to the north. we are getting that northwest northerly breeze. warmer weather arise today. kicks in on wednesday and thursday as we get rid of the fog and a bit of a northerly northeasterly breeze takes care of it. all signs point towards a good cool down by the weekend. so here we go again, fast warm up and then a cool down. low clouds, fog then sunshine. warmer bay side and inland and then tomorrow everyone should get in on it. 6 0z by the coast, very low 7 0z. 70s, mid to upper around the bay. the key will be the next wednesday thursday would not be surprise first-degree a couple locations check in at 100 degrees on thursday. of course that's vacaville, stockton, clover dale, those areas. but then we'll cool it right down on friday and then here comes the cool down for the
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weekend. okay. thank you. time now 5:40. a valley magician gets a six year prison sentence for child molestation. the 27-year-old met a 12-year- old girl while performing at a birthday party last year. the two exchanged text messages and eventually started having a sexual relationship. wright was arrested last september after the girl's mother found inappropriate text messages on her daughter's phone. police are increasing patrols after a string of car burglaries. there have been 28 car breakins in the past two weeks. now most have happened in the downtown area and at the stanford shopping center. thieves have been taking laptop computers, gps units and other electronics. police are warning drivers do not leave any valuables visible inside the car. 5:41. berkeley police say a key piece of evidence could help them solve a horrendous crime. it has to do with that wallet.
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it's owner was stabbed more than 25 times. plus more volcanic activity in indonesia. we'll tell you how many people have been forced to evacuate. good morning. 880 traffic looking good in both directions. we'll tell you more about traffic and the bay area weather straight ahead.
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good morning. low clouds and fog around. but the overnight lows are running about 10 degrees warmer. once that burns off we'll translate that into warmer afternoon highs. mainly inland 80s to 90s. but 6 0z and 70s coast and bay side. welcome back. good morning to you. here's a quick look at some top stories we're following right now at 5:44. the f.a.a. is investigating an overnight air emergency involves a flight out of sfo.
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from san francisco to sydney, australia, had to turn around over the pacific ocean after losing an engine. the jet had 231 passengers on board. it did land safely back in san francisco a short time later. investigators also want to know if two men arrested in the netherlands were actually conducting a dry run for a potential terrorist attack. those men were arrested after they arrived in amsterdam on a flight from chicago. one of the men's checked baggage contained suspicious items. and president obama is marking the end of u.s. combat operations in iraq. this morning he'll be thanking troops personally during a visit to an army base. and then tonight he will address the nation. this morning forecasters at the national hurricane center say it's just too early to say how hurricane earl will effect the east coast. category four storm is about 150 miles northwest of puerto rico right now.
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people who live along the atlantic coast from north carolina to maine are being advised to monitor the storm's progress. the storm caused flooding, power outages and damage to many homes in the u.s. and british virgin islands yesterday. tens of thousands of people in indonesia have been forced from their homes after a volcano erupted for the second day in a row. so far two deaths have been reported. and a handful of flights have been diverted because of poor visibility created by the ash. this is the volcano's first eruption in more than 400 years. time now 5:46. berkeley police want your help this morning. they're trying to find out who sent a wallet stolen from a crime victim four years ago. now in july someone mailed the black wallet to his mother's home along with a note that said the person had found that wallet in berkeley. his wallet was stolen when he was attacked and he was stabbed more than 25 times back in
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2006. he survived the stabbing but suffered severe injuries. two suspects were arrested. prosecutors say if they can find out who sent that wallet it could help them with their case. a bill sent to governor schwarzenegger would permanently seal the autopsy reports of murdered children. now it would allow family members to request reports and other evidence that they be kept private if their child was killed during a crime. that request can only be made after a conviction. also in sacramento today the state senate will take another vote on a bill that would make it illegal to carry unloaded guns in public. yesterday's vote fell one vote short of the majority that was needed. that measure would make it a misdemeanor to openly carry a handgun in any public place. the bill comes in response to recrept demonstrations by gun rights groups here in california. well, the debate on capitol hill over whether to continue income tax cuts for the wealthy is becoming an issue in the
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senate race here in california. democrat barbara boxer agrees with most of president obama's proposal to continue tax cuts for all but the wealthiest americans. that's defined as couples who make more than $250,000 a year or individuals who earn more than $200,000. but republican is against the plan calling it a tax increase that would come at a bad time in the middle of a recession. we have a reminder about tomorrow night's televised first debate. it takes place at 7:00 in the evening at st. mary's college. we're going to carry that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2. muni officials will unveil the first set of new bike lanes today. the judge lifted an injunction earlier this month against a plan for new bike lanes. and the ones being introduced today will connect the embark car with vanessa avenue. transportation officials plan
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to install 22 new bike lanes over the next several months. right now 5:48. go back over to sal. still quiet on the commute sounds like. >> it is. that's right. it's a nice drive so far if you're going to be hitting the roads on this early tuesday morning. northbound 101 traffic okay here in san jose. couple brake lights at mckey but for the most part okay. looking at 880 northbound in oakland it has been a nice drive heading up to the coliseum and beyond that. and if you're taking a look at the bay bridge westbound traffic is light so far coming up to the pay gates. 5:49. here's steve. sal, thank you. good morning. yesterday kind of an interesting day. how so steve? the north bay and east bay warmed a little bit. low clouds filtered right on the coastline. so the peninsula and south bay were the same as sunday. start with a lot of low clouds and fog and temperatures on the
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low side ten degrees warmer than yesterday. and higher elevations about five to ten degrees warmer. santa rosa yesterday 80. not only at the airport but downtown. 63 behaved just like i thought they would. actually cooled down one. 67 today. walnut creek only 78 yesterday. go 84 today. oakland 74 after yesterday's 70. and san jose from 74 there's the cool from yesterday that northwest flow. but we'll go 80 today. one of the keys some of the higher elevations i mentioned that mt. tamalpais sitting at 60 versus 51 yesterday. that's a pretty big jump. a lot of lows in the low 40s yesterday we had upper 30s yesterday. not really now they're in the 50s. 53 to 58 pleasanton sitting at 58 degrees. still cold in the mountains. cold air by the weekend system filtered in. tahoe, truck key, anywhere in the mountains once you get that first freeze down to 32, once you get to september the lows are always pretty cold.
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that's what's happening up there right now even though it's still august. 54 to 59 in the valley and 50s and 60s up and down the coast. system clipping the northern part so that comes right down out of the north. we need this flow to kind of go like this. that will happen later on today. but there are signs that the high's building. so it will be warmer today than tomorrow. that's where we'll get hot conditions. not as hot last week but still warm to hot. another cool down towards the weekend and another system develops in the pacific northwest. today low clouds and fog then sunshine. it will be warmer. mainly inland and bay side. the coast will probably take another day. 60s there, very low 70s and upper 70s for some, 80s. tomorrow here we go warmer 90s. upper 90s on thursday. drops down friday and then really cools down on the weekend. india will delay banning some blackberry services at least until late october. the government will use the time to study the feasibility
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of routing blackberry services through a server in india. today was the deadline india set for blackberry maker research in motion to make e- mail and messaging services more accessible to the government. research in motion is having similar discussions with other middle eastern countries and indonesia. there's a report on what steve jobs will announce at tomorrow's apple event. i tunes customers will get more time to sample songs they're considering buying. right now i tunes samples last just about 30 seconds. many football players ensure their bodies, but the hair of pittsburgh's steelers ensured for $1 million. he's not even paying the premium. head and shoulders shampoo is picking up the tab for their spokesman. his hair is nearly three feet long. he wears it that way as a tribute to his heritage. lloyd's of london wrote the
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policy what would have to be tone to his hair for him to collect. >> he's very serious about that too. >> i know. >> his heritage is very important to him. >> and he's making a lot of money off of it. >> well, yours $2 million. >> oh, definitely. time now 5:52. still ahead another bay area fire station may be closed in order to save money. we'll tell you where and how the tourists and general public may be effected.
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welcome back to the morning news. the national park service may close the only fire station in the marin head lands to save money. a 2007 efficiency study could be purchased from neighboring fire departments for $750,000 a year. the golden gate national recreation area is considering the closure of the station at ford cronkite. federal officials are negotiating with the southern marin fire district to provide service. the religious beliefs of doctors may effect decisions on ending a patient's life. the survey of about 3,000 doctors show nonreligious doctors were almost twice as likely to prescribe things like continuous deep sedation which could speed up a patient's
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death. a survey also found religious doctors were less likely to talk about end of life decisions with their patients. researchers at the london school of medicine say it's important for doctors to confess their beliefs to their terminally ill patients. more than 44,000 workers preparing to vote on whether to stay with a current union or join a new one. from september 13th until october 4th to cast mail in ballots. their current union is one of the most powerful in the country and represents more than two million members across the country. the new union represents just 6,000 and gaining the workers would be considered a huge victory. time now 5:57. sal, looks like we're doing pretty good so far this morning. >> we're doing well so far. as a matter of fact we're only going to take a look at this freeway here 280 just to check it out. we're going to watch the south bay commute along with this
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freeway along with the others getting into the valley. coming up on 6:00. it was a terrifying emergency landing at sfo overnight. we're going to tell you what happened to a jet filled with passengers and how close it came to disaster. that's coming up in a live report from the airport. plus a great white shark on the attack in the bay area. now warning signs are up. a live report still ahead. morning. low clouds and fog but it's warmer this morning which means it will be warmer today. forecasted highs in about two minutes.
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