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good morning, to you. would you believe it's friday? >> i would believe that. >> it's friday, august 19th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. we want to get a quick look at the weather forecast. hi rosemary. >> good morning, to you. many of us happy about friday. temperatures will be slipping as we move into the weekend. a little typical of august. mild to warm conditions. temperatures a few degrees below average. we are starting out with fog and low clouds. the afternoon will take a little dip and for the weekend temperatures remain below the seasonal norm. we'll take a look at the temperatures and take you through the weekend coming up. hi sal. hello rosemary. traffic is moving along nicely on westbound bay bridge coming into san francisco. no major problems on the upper or lower deck. on the golden gate bridge traffic looks good as you head south. until problems here.
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the fog is not a big issue. let's go back to the desk. topping our news this morning it's shaping up to be a rough day for stocks around the world. the futures point to a much lower opening for us here in the u.s.. that follows big drops overnight in asia and across europe. it started on wall street yesterday. fear and greed are said to move the markets. there is a lot of fear over the u.s. heading back into a recession. take a look. big drops across the board with the dow, nasdaq, and s & p 500. allie rasmus joins us now from san francisco with more on the market drop. >> reporter: those fears were reenforced by a lot of economic news. there is a report that inflation was up. weekly unemployment claims were up and home sales were down more than anticipated. you can see from this stock ticker behind us this is on the fidelity retail offices in san francisco. it was a negative day on wall
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street yesterday. most stocks closing in the red. the dow dropped more than 400 points losing more than 3.5%. the concern is that the global economy may be contracting and we may be heading toward another recession. although for a lot of people who are still looking for work a lot of unemployed and under employed out there it feels like we never got out of the recession from 2008 to begin with. this morning there is more bad news. bank of america says it's going to cut 3500 jobs this quarter and reports from the wall street journal says b of a may eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs in the coming year. overnight asian markets were down. japan nikkei closed down losing 2.5%. hong kong was also down. european markets haven't faired much better this morning. so far germany, france, and great britain stocks were also down. most analysts expect the downward trend to continue today. part of the reason is there are
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no economic reports scheduled to be released today. there is nothing to come out that could provide investors with a boost of confidence. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. with the large number of people on the unemployment line many states including california are running out of money to keep the checks coming. coming up at 5:15 we will have a live report from our washington, d.c. newsroom on what the federal government is doing to help out. time is 5:03. new this morning the end of a standoff with police in san ramon. that is where a man accused of beating his elderly mother kept police at bay for several hours overnight. police rushed to morning glory court yesterday afternoon after getting reports that a man had attacked his elderly mother. when they couldn't contact either the mother or her son, the swat team was called in along with crisis negotiators. residence in two nearby blocks were evacuated. several hours later the mother
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walked out the front door. >> since she stepped outside the door, our swat team was able to secure her, bring her back, and get her out of harms way. >> police used tear gas to force her son to come out after negotiations failed. the suspect steven sanoff junior has been booked on battery abuse. students are heading back to campus and that means more police officers will be on campus. tara moriarty is there to tell us about special police patrols that started last night. >> reporter: no doubt there will be plenty of parties on tap here. you can see one of the fraternity houses. and there are neighbors. starting last night campus police are teaming up with berkeley police. they are doing patrols along the roads and other areas of campus on thursday, friday, and saturday night.
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they are trying to stop any potential problems that may arise from out of control partying and drinking. some students tell us partying is part of the school experience. others have mixed reactions. >> students being smarter with their alcohol and the cops being a little bit more lenient. if you shut it down too early we will bring the party somewhere else. if you let it get out of hand, someone gets hurt. >> reporter: now some parents think it's a great idea. they are pleased the school is trying to keep everyone safe. this is the second year of the program launched after 300 complaints from neighbors regarding noise, fights or public drunkenness. it has reduced the number of repeat violations. these patrols will take place from 10:00 at night until 2:00 in the morning. coming up later we will let you know what sort of fines students face if they do disturb the peace. live in berkeley i'm tara moriarty. a man arrested in
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connection with a san jose cold case will be formerly charged in court today. 61-year-old david dixon of richmond is accused in the 1979 fatal stabbing of 50-year-old rachel of san jose. prosecutors say new dna testing links him to the crime. they are not saying how the two knew each other or what triggered the attack. in less than 24 hours police standoff stopped. the gunman has been identified as 38-year-old peter james tom- - thomas. he had been barricaded in a second story room. it ended when police drilled a hole in the wall inserted a camera and saw his body. >> very thankful that no one else was injured. no officers were injured. the public at large remains safe.
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>> police are treating this as a hostage situation because thomas said his girlfriend was in the room. we now know she was in another room on a different floor. it's unclear why she did not come forward during the standoff. he's wanted for burglary, drugs, and weapons. a man is in jail this morning accused of a hit and run that injured a four-year- old and he tried to abandon the car. marcus lopez is accused of hitting a four-year-old boy. after fleeing the scene he was spotted removing window stickers from his car after being picked up by a woman. the witness described the car the two left in. garcia was later arrested just before 8:00 p.m.. the little boy by the way is recovering from oakland
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children's hospital. very crucial vote today by the school district teachers union and the deal involves millions of dollars in federal grants. it calls for longer school days at three schools. belle air, rio vista. if the teachers union approves this deal, the district will continue to get $9 million in funding over the next two years. students in three bay area cities are completing high school at a higher rate than others across the country. last week an alarming report found that 18% of california high school students drop out. but antioch deer valley high has a drop out rate of 9%. antioch high drop out rate is 14%. 3% of oakley's freedom high dropped out. that is the same as brentwood liberty high. brentwood's heritage high only lost 1% of their students.
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time now 5:08. let's go to sal. i know this is your favorite day of the week. i know you will give us a good commute. at least try to. >> you are right about that. we will try to give you something good. as a matter of fact it's a very good commute out there. let's take a look atth start of the east shore freeway commute. it looks very nice. westbound on 80 coming out to the mccarthur maze. no major problem there is. the morning commute looks very good. westbound traffic is moving along nicely coming into san francisco from oakland. and this morning in san jose northbound 280 traffic looks good getting up to highway 17. at 5:09 let's go to rosemary. good morning, to you. the on shore push from the pacific is strengthening. a marine labeler be deepening and in time for your weekend the temperatures will be falling. it won't be too bad. winds right now light san francisco. oakland reporting 13 miles an
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hour. sort of a verbal -- variable wind. delta breeze blowing pretty strong. 24 miles an hour with gust near 30. even though we are dealing with mostly clear skies along our inland areas for the east bay inland as well through the delta that could change over the next few hours with that strong delta breeze. santa vow is a mostly cloudy right now. 56 in napa. mid 50s san francisco. upper 50s oakland and livermore. subpoenas within a degree or two from what we saw yesterday for most of us. stepping outside a very similar start but your satellite view you can see it here the trough that will continue to migrate south into the coming days is what will bring us the cooling trend. let's take a -- take a look at your forecast for the coming days. fog, clouds, and only partly sunny for the coast this afternoon. upper 50s and low 60s for the forecast here. bay area locations another mild
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day. mostly sunny by the afternoon. this morning we've got the low clouds in place. upper 50s to low 60s by 8:00. wide spread 60s to mid 70s for the afternoon. and our valley locations. temperatures expected to fall. take a look at your afternoon high. 77 for many locations. 83 will be some of our warmest areas. antioch, perhaps morgan hill, brentwood likely to see 83. still very mild for this time of year. 79 vallejo. 79 in napa. we are looking at mid to upper 60s for the east bay. low 60s for san francisco. 74 mountain view. mid 70s for san jose. your extended forecast here are you looking forward to the weekend? there are your numbers. low 60s for the coast. cooler for our inland areas. wide spread 70s low 80s remaining in the forecast. monday and tuesday we do bounce back. back into the upper 80s and low 90s. back to you. >> thank you rosemary. 5:11 is the time right now. local doctor is being credited
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for saving a life mid flight after a sudden allergic reaction. a mere disaster after a fishing trip on the southern california coast. coming out of pittsburgh into bay point looking pretty good so far. we'll tell you more about the morning commute.
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good morning, to you. welcome back. time now 5:14.
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near disaster for four fisherman rescued off the california coast yesterday. their boat started taking on water. they couldn't find what was leaking then they called the coast guard. during that time two good samaritans showed up. the coast guard said there was very little time to spare. >> good thing they got there just as they were going into the water. the bow was eight feet out when we arrived. >> the coast guard says the fishermen did everything right. they all had on life jackets and radios on the boat that were working. with millions of americans still unemployed across the country, some states including california are running out of money to issue unemployment checks. ktvu scott mcfarland in our washington, d.c. newsroom did some digging and found out the federal government is providing a bailout. >> reporter: in fact california will get $900 million emergency dollars from washington just to pay for next month's
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unemployment checks statewide. about 30 other states getting this emergency money. some would call it bail out money too. why is this happening? after four years of staggering unemployment, the states trust funds are running dry. california alone has borrowed a total of $8 billion from washington to keep its unemployment checks flowing. the federal government won't require california or any other state to pay back the principals on the loans. just make the interest payments. >> and run low on their trust fund and that money has always been there for them. >> couple more numbers to consider. just to get through next month. the u.s. labor department will hand out $1 billion in emergency dollars nation-wide for unemployment trust funds. the rate still hovering uncomfortably at 9%. in washington scott mcfarland ktvu channel 2 news. the white house is telling
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all federal agencies to propose cuts of 10% or more in their own budgets. the white house budget chief ordered agency heads to submit budget plans for the 2013 fiscal year with proposed ways to cut at least 10% of their spending. republicans say more cuts will need to be made to get the deficit under control. time now 5:17. word this morning that libyan leader moammar gadhafi is preparing to leave libya with his family. he may seek exile in indonesia. this comes -- the rebels are trying to cut off supplies and fuel to that city. syrian activists say supporters have shot -- demanded that syrian's president step down.
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they have killed 1800 civilians since the middle of march. the crack down on protestors may amount to crimes against humanity. yesterday for the first time the united states explicitly called for syrian president asaad to resign. vallejo police are searching for five suspects they say were involved in three separate armed robberies. the first happened outside a marijuana dispensary at sonoma boulevard around 11:00 a.m. wednesday. about 25 minutes later, another person was robbed at gunpoint while walking on broadway. the last robbery happened early thursday morning when a loan gunman entered a liquor store on tennessee street. police say these are not related but anyone with information on these robberies is asked to call vallejo police. 5:18. the doctor from marin is getting the credit for saving the life of a man on board a flight from france to san francisco. about an hour into that flight
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an announcement for a doctor was made over the intercom because a passenger was experiencing shock after eating a bag of almonds. dr. shoe man quickly responded. he gave the man three shots and monitored him for five hours. that man recovered by the time the plane landed. >> boy that is lucky. >> yes. 5:19 is the time. back over to sal. any problems this morning, sal? >> we do have a new problem in the caldecott tunnel. westbound 24. we just found out about this. i have it on the map. westbound 24 in the caldecott tunnel there is an overturned vehicle. this is we just found out about this westbound 24 inside the caldecott. please give yourself plenty of time if you drive from orinda to oakland. we'll find out more as soon as we know more details. this is a look at westbound highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade. it is a nice drive with no
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major problems. and this mornings commute at the bay bridge toll plaza looks pretty good if you are driving westbound on the bridge it looks pretty good into san francisco. and the morning drive in san francisco is fine. northbound 101 and northbound 280 looking good coming out of daily city. let's go to rosemary. good morning, to you. start out with gray skies over most of the bay area and portions of the valley this morning. the northbound and inland areas seeing the mostly cloud eye skies. livermore and concord dealing with clear skies. this trough of low pressure will be sinking south into the weekend. our temperatures will continue to actually cool starting today. we'll also notice increasing clouds and fog perhaps a slower burn off. coastal drizzle a possibility through the weekend as well. this afternoon our temperatures will slide a little bit. anywhere from 3-6 degrees. may or may not notice it's the 5-6-degree range. here's your forecast through
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the 5:00 hour notice becoming more wide spread in the last hour or so. again concord and livermore still dealing with partly cloudy and mostly clear skies. it will back away by noontime it looks like the marin layer inside the bay and the east bay could be dealing with partly cloudy skies. for the afternoon it's not burning away from the coastline. we do expect mostly cloudy skies for the coast today. it will be back by sunset. your forecast out a glance through the morning hours. temperatures sitting in the 50s and 60s. we will mostly cloudy for areas along the san francisco bay coastline. 74 for our inland spots. for your noontime and then for the afternoon temperatures below normal. 77 for santa rosa this afternoon. 75 expected nevada. upper 60s oakland down into alameda. looking into mid 60s. go inland it's warmer. not as hot as we get for august. 82 danville. how about the south by looking at 74. low 80s morgan hill.
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along the peninsula there a nice day. 75 redwood city. 74 palo alto. 64 san francisco. our inland folks may appreciate this little bit of cool down after a few warm days. for the coast it remains cool and unseasonally mild for this time of year. monday and tuesday temperatures warm up once again. back to you. all right time now 5:22. nebraska has wild weather. just look at the damage left behind. yes, this is effecting air travel. a new idea to save state parks. how local businesses are stepping up to keep the gates open. good morning, traffic is moving along slowly approaching a crash inside the caldecott tunnel. oakland fire department has just arrived on the scene. this could effect your drive coming into oakland. we'll let you know.
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good morning, to you. we are inching toward the weekend. hopefully that helps you up and about this morning. we are cooling down for the weekend. mild to warm temperatures. look at this. omaha, nebraska hail the size of softballs. crashing down smashing car windows. incredible. emily air feel was briefly shut down by the hail after a pilot was hurt. several planes were damaged as
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well. thousands of residence there have no electricity this morning. local businesses are stepping up to help save struggling state parks. i want to show you millerton point in marin. due to the state budget cuts, this is one of 70 parks ask yuled to -- scheduled to be shut down. now a local oyster company has come up with a plan to keep it open. >> every you know logical viable idea is going to be looked at very seriously. >> the california state parks foundation says public private partnerships are getting renewed interests. environmental groups are calling for reports to examine if the partnerships will damage the parks. s top cop at the -- the top cop at the los angeles police
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department is talking about the arrest of giovanni ramirez. good morning, westbound 24 inside the caldecott tunnel it's an overturned vehicle. it could be causing serious traffic problems. we'll give you the update.
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good morning, to you. welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. it's friday, august 19th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. rosemary is in for steve. what is the weather like? >> to sum it up we will cool it off. temperatures will be cooling off. we will remain a little bit below average. your forecasted highs today upper 60s to low 70s for the coast. our warmest locations only expected to top out at 83 degrees. afternoon sea breeze going to be around. we'll take look at your temperature currents as you step out on this friday. we'll take a look at your location for the afternoon high coming up in a few moments. good morning, sal. good morning, rosemary. we have an accident inside the caldecott tunnel. it's a crash involving one car that flipped over inside the
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caldecott in the left lane of the left bore i'm sorry it's the left bore but the right lane. ambulance, tow truck, and fire department are on the scene. traffic is going to be a little bit slow coming in. at 5:31 we're looking at the east shore freeway and that traffic looks pretty good driving out to the mccarthur maze. back to the desk. new this morning we are following a deadly overnight shooting in san francisco's visitation valley neighborhood. police say the 1-year-old victim was shot while standing on ray street last night. an ambulance rushed him to the hospital where he died from his injuries about 2.5 hours ago. at least 20 people -- 20 police officers responded to the shooting spree. >> they were looking for possible suspects in the area. and also they are taking care of the crime scene. making sure nobody walks into it right now because they have certain evidence on the floors. >> police say the suspects
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approached the victim on foot, fired and ran away. right now there is no description of the suspect but homicide and gang task force detectives are investigating. time now 5:32. just within the past two hours we found out oakland police arrested a suspect in a late night shooting and the victim was hard to find. the shooting happened just before 10:00 last night on 64th avenue. police say that when they arrived they had trouble finding the victim because the victim was lying in the gutter. hidden by a parked car. that man was rushed to highland hospital in serious condition. so far the police have not given us any information. uc berkeley students are highwaying back to campus this weekend. a special police patrol will be there to welcome them. tara moriarty is on fraternity road where teams of police officers will be focusing their effort. keg stands, beer pong, it's all part of the college
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experience according to a lot of folks here on fraternity row. as you take a look behind me, a lot of students will be moving back in this weekend. with so many of them here and partying the neighborhood is bound to get loud. some people that live here year round may not be as enthusiastic. they are resting easier this fall because for the second year campus police are teaming up with berkeley police doing patrols and other areas of campus on thursday, friday, and saturday night. they are trying to squelch any potential problems that may arise. some students think the program is an over reaction. >> if you shut it down too early, we will just bring the party somewhere else. and then if you let it get out of hand, someone gets hurt. >> reporter: but one dad helping his daughter move in welcomed the safety patrol. >> i like having the secure of enforcement out there and staying visible. >> reporter: police launched
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the program after 300 complaints from neighbors regarding noise, fights, and public drunkenness. the program has be working. it has reduced the number of repeat violations. if students violate more than once the fines are stiff. now these patrols will start at 10:00 at night and run until 2:00 in the morning. we are live in berkeley i'm tara moriarty. time now 5:34. we have an update on an overnight house fire in oakland. kraig debro is here now. there is sad news about a woman rescued from a burning home. kraig. >> reporter: good morning, dave. i just got off the phone from the alameda coroner. station 20 is the fire house that responded to the fire around 9:00 p.m. last nighten it happened at 8910 burr street. firefighters arrived there. it took them 15-20 minutes to
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get the fire under control and/or knocked down as they like to say. the ambulance pulling away from the scene, that ambulance was carrying the woman who lived in the home away from the scene. she died later at a hospital when i called the coroners office to get their id they were not sure which hospital she went to. the cause of fire is under investigation at this point. i'm going to look into calling the fire department to see if they can narrow down the cause. glove compartment well many people will be watching close think this morning when the stock markets opens an hour from now. this is half the dow dropped more than 400 points yesterday. coming up at 5:45 we will have a live report from new york. the stock market is taking crude oil prices with it. crude oil fell to almost $79 a
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barrel. that is down nearly $3 for the day. commodity investors are concerned that a slow down will decrease factory production and demand for crude oil. 5:36. hewlett packard is getting out of the personal computer business. hp said it wants to sell its computer business. it will stop making tablet computers and smart phones. it will continue to sell servers and other equipment to business customers. it plans to spend $10 billion to buy a british software company. >> the evolutionary process with all of these companies is ongoing. the ones that survive like hp are the ones that can catch the wave. >> hp hasn't said yet if the change in the business focus will mean layoff. the company employs 300,000 people around the world. los angeles police chief charlie beck is defending his
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departments arrest of giovanni ramirez. he made his first verbal comments yesterday. the chief says he stands by the arrest even though ramirez has been exonerated. >> you know i can't change any of that now. i will say this, i presented the exact same fact patterns i have been presented at the same time i would have made the same decision. >> two other men are facing charges for the beating. bryan stow remains hospitalized at san francisco general hospital. he is make progress in his recovery. so much so that the family is calling this week pretty amazing. stow's family says he's now able to mouth some words. >> we wish him well. time now 5:37. let's check in with sal. i know yo are -- i know you are watching problems around the caldecott.
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>> yeah we will start with caldecott. cal tran has just shut down completely. for the next 20 minutes. that's what i just heard here. so you will be down to one bore on the westbound drive coming out of orrin do into okay land. i know a lot of people do that this time of morning. with one tunnel completely shut down it will be heavier. about the only good thing we know the injuries are not serious but one car did flip over inside that caldecott tunnel. let's take a look at the san mateo bridge. that traffic looks good getting down to the high-rise. if you are driving on interstate 880 in both directions that traffic looks good. our weather looks good. delta breeze a little bit stronger through fairfield this morning and marine layer expected to deepen in the next couple of hours. partly cloudy skies over
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concord and livermore. 58 in oakland right now. low 60sin mountain view. 54-degrees in san francisco. and just in case you are curious very similar to how we started yesterday morning getting outside it will feel a lot like your thursday. slight likelier expect for the afternoon we have a trough that will be sliding. and migrating to the coast in time for the weekend. we may see a little bit of drizzle along the coastline through the weekend in through the morning hours. our highs are going to fall upper 50s to low 60s for the coast. wide spread 60s and 70s for the bay area. and low 80 les be some of our warmest locations in areas around antioch and perhaps morgan hill. rest of us will be very mild. giving a look at the forecast through the morning hours we do
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expect by noontime or 1:00 it looks like it will burn back just enough to clear the east bay. partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies expected for the coast. the afternoon highs look like this. we are looking at 77 for santa rosa. meanwhile go inland east. 83 livermore. 74 expect in milpitas there. 74 menlo park. 64 for san francisco. extended forecast temperatures continuing to cool for the week. not by a whole lot but continuing this pattern where we can't see the supper heat can't stick arounden if can 60- degree or so. now back to the desk.
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jewelry ripped right off people's necks. how the skyrocketing price of gold is causing a new kind of crime wave on the streets of oakland. imhappened again. a stage collapses. this time in belgian. good morning, if you are driving into orinda, one of the tunnels is close. [ female announcer ] make after school even more fun
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welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a look at the top stories. a deadly house fire in the city of oakland. an unidentified woman pulled to safety has just died from her injuries. the fire started about 9:00 last night on bird street. uc berkeley students are highwaying back to campus this weekend. a special police patrol will be there to welcome them back. for the second year campus and city police officers will team up. they will patrol campus streets from thursday to saturday nights. with millions of americans out of a job, a lot of states including california running out of money to keep unemployment checks coming. we are now finding out the federal government has been bailing out the states with special loans. california by the way received the biggest payout. afears thunderstorm is blamed far concert stage collapse in belgium. we now understand that five
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people died overnight. take a look at the weather there. about 40 other people hurt at this point as far as we know. but you can see people at that concert running for their lives at that open air music festival when the bad weather set in. about 60,000 people were theres at the time. remaining performances have been suspended. again this is in belgian. the country group sugarland is planning a private memorial for the victims of saturday's stage collapse at the indiana state fair. you may recall they were supposed to be performing when the stage collapsed. they paid respect to the victims last night at their first concert since the tragedy. >> in honor of those people that were wounded and the beautiful beautiful lives that were lost we ask you to stand in a moment of silence. >> there was that moment of silence. sugarland started the concert in albuquerque with that. five people were killed when
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that stage collapse on saturday. you can see it once more. a huge gust of wind collapsed the entire stage at the indiana state fair. 40 other people were hurt. fear and greed are said to move the stock markets. there is a lot of fear about the u.s. heading back into a recession. carter evans is on the floor of the nasdaq this morning. what are traders saying about the volatility? will we continue to bounce like this? could we see a really big slide? >> reporter: you know a lot of people are saying this is the new normal as we muddle through this. we are in a period now where stocks are trying to basically find some sort of direction here. you know these companies especially the big successful ones are sitting on piles of crash right now. the future is not so bright. take look at numbers from
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yesterday. just a less mess. it get much worse than that does it? maybe today. let's take a look our futures. our futures are off their lows of the morning. these are dow futures on the page. nasdaq off about 19. s & p down about 9. let's take a look the european markets. this is giving you an idea where you are heading. it fell 4% yesterday. okay the dax in germany is down. it looks like we are heading to a sharply lower open today. there is always that fine line between who are afraid and running away from stocks and people who are looking at this as an opportunity opportunity to get companies at a deep discount.
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>> the pros are saying money market managers. unemployment rate, businesses are not hiring. what are they saying long-term? >> they are saying this may be the new normal for the long term. we will be my ling through this for awhile. you can call it what you will. you can call it soft spot. you can call it a weak recovery. it just doesn't feel good. you don't feel safe about your job right now. these are the concerns. that's what a recession feels like. this is what people are feeling right now. will we have this for awhile longer? yes. fundamentals are looking at it. it looks like it will be this way for awhile. as for the markets how much will they drop? that is anyone's guess. it's very, very hard to determine all of the regular ways we have predicted. >> that is true. all right i would say try not to time it yourself if you are an individual investor; right?
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>> reporter: yes. time now 5:49. the big jump in the price of gold is triggering a crime surge involving jewelry. police in oakland are saying thieves are ripping gold necklaces off of people's necks. most of the robberies have happened near the fruitvale bart station. as many as four gold necklace robberies have happened in a single day. 5:49 is the time. back over to sal. a couple problems on the roads. >> we are looking at that caldecott tunnel accident. we have the crash that is blocking the mild l bore -- middle bore of the tunnel. we want you to be aware usually they have two tunnels available. this time they only have one because of a flipped over car. almost made it to the oakland side but then flipped over. here's the video we just got in. this is new video of westbound 24 again inside the caldecott
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one person was slightly injured. the injuries are not as serious as they thought. the traffic is going to be slow for awhile. this is video taken earlier before they completely shut down that middle bore. now we are down to one bore for the next ten minutes or so. let's move along and take a look at 880 it's looking good. good morning, to you. we will wake up with the gray skies once again. in fact, they are out there already. just can't see them just yet. we have light winds out of our door. a little bit of a breeze blowing in oakland. notice most of us will continue to increase. that delta breeze through fairfield this morning 24 miles an hour and gusting to near 30. our temperatures very similar to where we started on thursday. as we move through the weekend temperatures in the morning hours will be mild but for the afternoon continuing to fall. 53 santa rosa.
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56 in napa. 57 concord. wide spread mid 50s. san francisco looking at 57 degrees. and 55 degrees right now in san jose. with again cloudy conditions. we are going to watch it peel back again to the coastline. it could be slower in some cases. especially as we get into saturday and sunday. a little bit of a drizzle along the coastline. this trough will continue to move its way south. and as it does, it will continue to bring our temperatures down. so wide spread 60s around the bay. low 70s as we go inland we warm up. only a few places expected to get into the 80s. take a look at this 64 expected this afternoon. wide spread low mid and upper 70s for the north bay. our inland locations low 80s. temperatures continue to fall slightly saturday into sunday. then we bounce back monday and tuesday. back to you. bank of america is preparing to lay off thousands
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of workers. the new york times and the wall street journal report that the first round of cuts will put 3500 people out of work. as many as 10,000 people could lose their jobs before the restructuring is over. bank of america stock is down 50% this year. and the bank is looking for ways to cut expenses. hundreds of former workers at the old nummi auto plant will share $6 million. that's what toyota agreed to pay the workers. now toyota operated the nummi plant with gm and offered incentive to workers that stayed at the assembly facility. today burger king is dethrowning its kick and starting tomorrow he will roll out a new ad campaign. that is the new whopper. even the new ads have ha different look. no words only the sights and
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sounds of the burgers ingredients being wash, sliced, and prepared. japan hit by yet another big quake. how big was it? was there a threat of a tsunami?
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welcome back to the morning
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news. overnight a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of japan. it hit in the same area as the 9.0 earthquake in march. a tsunami advisory was issued people living in coastal areas were urged to head to higher ground. the advisory has been listed. there are no reports of damages or injuries. drunk drivers be ware bay area law enforcement will be out looking for you. they are getting a head start on the crack down for the labor day weekend. starting today several law enforcement agencies will take part in a nation-wide crack down. including month ray county, solano county. right now traffic is effected by an accident inside the tunnel caldecott tunnel. this is new video of the crash westbound just almost on the outside there. you can see traffic is getting by but recently they stopped
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traffic temporary to clean up this crash. not serious injuries but slow traffic. let's go back to the desk. all right. time now 5:57. fire overnight in oakland. the victim pulled out of the burning home. we'll bring you the very latest on what has happened to the victim and what may have caused the fire. wall street already bracing for a rocky day. as we start this morning a live look at san rafael fell you can expect for -- what you can expect for your weekend coming up.
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after a negative day on wall street yesterday we will explain why antists don't expect today to be much better. and in oakland overnight a fire at a house kills one woman. what the fire department is saying about that woman this morning. big slow down. westbound 24 one of the tunnels is closed because of this crash that is blocking several lanes. also a man is in jail after is a swat team moves into a home in san ramon. how the man's mother was caught in the middle of this very


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