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a manhunt. "mornings on 2" begins right now. good morning. this is a fire in oakland that displaced a dozen people after burning through two homes. we'll have a live report on this story in just moments. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm tori campbell. >> good morning to you. >> i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. steve, a little chilly? >> a little chilly for some. no doubt about it. some upper 40s in the north bay. napa 52. sonoma county airport, 48 degrees. there's a little coolness this morning. the breeze has picked up associated with the system near the oregon border. we have a cooler forecast. there are areas of low clouds. also breezy to windy and downright windy for some. sfo had gusts to 38 miles an hour last hour. some low clouds, cool, chilly, breezy. it will be cooler in the afternoon highs. 50s. there's the 49.
napa airport, 55. it's cooler closer to town. a lot of 50s including san jose at 56. san francisco, 68. it will be sunny. i think we'll get a forer thisly breeze that should take care of things. that system is leaving its mark with cooler air. it's also a sign of things to come as we head towards the weekend when a stronger system arrives. low clouds, fog, sun, breezy. it will be cooler for most. could be a little bit of a northerly breeze for the north bay. but overall, mainly 60s and 70s. here's sal. we're hitting the peak of the commute. right now, it looks good on the bridge itself. you can see some slowing coming around that curve getting over to treasure island. when it's slow like that on the bridge -- and you can see as we move the camera -- you will see some slowing at the toll plaza. toll plaza looks very, very slow. i also want to show you a possible alternate rude. that would be the san mateo
bridge. that looks good heading out to the peninsula. you might want to think about that as an alternate route. traffic is moving along pretty well all the way to 101. i wanted to show you highway 4. some slow traffic there in antioch. speeds are slow on 680 southbound between concord and walnut creek. if you are driving on southbound 680 also in western contra costa, 80 westbound hercules is slow. back to the desk. we begin with developing news. firefighters, still on the scene of a fast-moving fire that damaged two homes in west oakland. the fire started around 3:30 a.m. this morning at 24th near market. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with new information on the cause of this fire. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, tori. investigators believe this fire in all likelihood started with the home's electrical system. some sort of issue with the wiring here. now as the sun is coming up,
you can see the damage done to the home. you can see the back side of the place is nearly gone here after this early-morning fire. the fire started inside the laundry room which is on the first floor of this home right in the back of the blue house. this fire actually burned through two homes in the end that sits side by side here. it threatened to spread to a third home. but firefighters were able to contain those flames. a total of 12 people were inside those two homes. everyone made it out safely after this fire started around 3:30 this morning. these homes are on 24th street just off market and because these are older victorian homes, firefighters say the flames spread quickly from the ground floor up to the second floor and in the attic. one man who escaped said he's grateful he woke up when he did. >> we woke up. we heard crackling. our neighbor was screaming. saw like the flickering light of the flame. out the back door, saw there
was glowing. went to the bathroom window. saw the whole back of the house was on fire and immediately told everybody to get out. >> reporter: firefighters did find three rifles inside one of the homes that burned. those weapons were turned over to police. they will check to see if the guns are properly registered. no firefighters were injured and were any of the people living in those two hoims. they will have to find some other place to stay for the time being. they are being helped out by the red cross. you can see some of the people who live in these two homes going through some of the charred items that are out here. a lot of furniture than other debris sitting out here this morning. the battalion chief says this fire probably did about $500,000 in damage. they believe it was sparked in fault by a faulty electrical system here at the home. live in oakland, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:05. new this morning, the chp is
searching for the driver of a jaguar who caused a five-car crash on 880 in san jose overnight. the crash caused all lanes near the bascom avenue exit to be shut down for a short time around 2:15 this morning. only minor injuries were reported. ktvu's tara moriarty will have a live report on the crash at 7:45. including why the chp says it is only a matter of time before the driver who caused the crash is caught. also new this morning, a hayward police officer is recovering after being injured in a chase. several officers noticed a suspicious vehicle around 1:00 a.m. it turned out to be stolen. the driver refused to stop and rammed the police car before leading police officers on a chase from industrial to mission to groom street. two suspects took off running but were taken into custody a short time later. police say they may also have hit other parked cars in the neighborhood. we did find two vehicles parked on the roadway struck by
the suspect vehicle. and so we did a separate collision investigation related to that. >> the officer who hurt has minor injuries that he got during a scuffle with one of the suspects. 7:06. happening right now, i wanted to show you this. defense secretary chuck hagel is scheduled to lay a wreath at the u.s. navy memorial plaza in washington, d.c. it will honor the victims of the naval yard shooting. that will be placed next to the lone sailor who is said to represent for those who have served, are serving now or have yet to serve in the united states navy. as people recover from yesterday's shooting, we're learning more about the shooting's background and why he acted. brian flores is live in the studio with how mental illness is plapping a role in the investigation. good morning, brian. >> good morning. the streets around the navy yard are reopened and sec --
and access is limited. we're learning more about the shootert's background. it's shedding some light into why he may have acted. the a.p. through law enforcement sources reports that 34-year-old aaron alexis was being treated for mental illnesses that included hearing voices, paranoia and even a sleep disorder. he was being treated by the v.a. since august. sources sell the a.p. he was a buddhist monk who had fits of rage. he complained about the mav navy and felt he was being discriminated against. he was discharged in 2011 after misconduct. he was killed among with 12 others yesterday. despite his mental illness, it's being reported that the navy did not deem him mentally unfit to be a contractor which would have resignedded his security clearance. workers remember what they saw. >> when he was dressed, he
stuck out line -- ever notice how you walk in one direction when you -- it sorted seemed that way. >> the victims include 59-year- old michael arnold to worked to design ships at the yard at 63- year-old kathleen guard, a financial analyst at the yard. her husband e-mailed the a.p. saying they were just about to start their retirement. none of that matters now, he says. two civilians, a police officer, and a woman shot in the shoulder are in fair condition. coming up on "mornings on 2," you will hear more from the victims about this tragic shooting. >> more details. it's a large walled complex. it covers 16 blocks in the southeast part of washington, d.c. it's about a mile from the u.s. capitol building. after yesterday's shooting, senate members and their staff were put on lockdown as a precaution. the house is not in session.
the washington nationals' ballpark is a couple of blocks away. last night's game by the way between the nationals and the atlanta braves it was postponed. the teams are playing a doubleheader. the shooting also temporarily grounded flights at washington's ronald reagan national airport. the washington navy yard shooting at renewed the debate about gun control. coming up at 7:15, a very emotional plea from dianne feinstein who has tried unsuccessfry to push an assault weapons ban on capitol hill. 7:10. more officers could be headed to the oakland police department as part of a federal grant that will bring more officers to cities across the state. later this morning, oakland mayor jean quan and barbara lee will release the details of the grant and exactly how it will put more officers on oakland streets. in san jose, police say gang-related crimes have gone down during the past eight
months. stats show gang-related homicides dropedded by -- dropped by 43% last year. the number of aggravated assaults is down 15% and robberies are down 39%. the department says the decrease is due to a summer crackdown on gangs. a warning from the centers for disease control about the use of antibiotics. the cdc says antibiotics given to livestock have been linked to growing ininstances to people -- resistance to people. the cdc says people who live near farms where animals are given antibiotics are at a significantly higher risk of contracting the superbug mrsa. about 80% of the antibiotics in the u.s. are given to farm
animals. a sex offender caught on camera. take a look at who this suspect is and why police say this may not be the first week. feeling pain at the pump? find out why the price of gas in the country is eting a record today -- is setting a record today. we have a stalled bus on the bridge. that's not doing the traffic any good. you can see how slow it is up there on that span. it's spreading now to the toll plaza. they have issued a sig-alert. we'll tell you more about this -- coming up. well, it's a bob ross painting sunrise here if you are listening but not watching. there you go. turn around. look at the screen. we have gusts. many locations over 30. we'll have a cooler forecast. more on that -- coming up.
naval yard in washington, d.c. has re-ignited talk about gun control. reportedly the gunman at the navy yard was armed with three weapons, including an assault rifle. on capitol hill, the case for increased gun control has become increasingly difficult. the nra recently funded a recall of two colorado legislators who supported stricter gun laws. dianne feinstein issued a statement after yesterday's shooting saying -- the army psychiatrist sentenced to death last month in fort hood, he collected almost $300,000 in his military
salary for whiling war to the trial. his attorney says he got this pay. aaa says this is day 1,000 of the national gas prices, where they are more than 3 bucks a gallon. the auto club adds that national gas prices have not averaged more than $4 a gallon during the streak either. 7:16. a sig-alert on the bay bridge. want to check back in with him. >> it's a stalled bus, westbound on the upper deck. the passengers had had to be
taken off one bus and put on another. you can see how slow the traffic is on the bridge. we're very slow here. but also slow at the toll plaza. you can see hue crowded it is. earlier it had not been crowded at all. now it looks jam packed. it looks like it's backed up all the way to the macarthur maze. we almost tripled our delay time by that one incident. it was ten minutes, maybe 15. now it's 30, maybe 40 minutes if you are at the end of the line. the metering lights are on. we've heard of an incident west 80 near the el cerrito -- i'm sorry. the el portal exit. there's some sort of a crash there westbound. watch for slow traffic. it's being moved to the right- hand side but traffic backing up from hercules as you head down toward the area. also a new collision highway 4
port chicago highway offramp, i don't have it on the maps yet but it just came in. let's go to steve. sunrise over the big city. we have clear skies. others, low clouds. 30-mile-an-hour breeze. sfo last year 38. this hour 36 miles per hour. breezy to windy for some. not everybody is on the breeze. a cool morning. it will be warmer and then clouds increase. looks like rain moves in on saturday for the north bay. san jose, some patchy low clouds. we'll go for a high of 67. a billion breeze there. it's all associated with this system. on the back side, there may be a northerly breeze. it will be cooler, windy at times. 60s, 70s, mainly low 80s here. temperatures slightly below average. the system is producing light rain near the oregon border e the strex system will be strong -- next system will be stronger. 81 in las vegas and also palm
springs. some upper 40s in the north bay. cool readings as well. you can see the cool air from mendocino and lake county. 50s, 60s. the breeze is definitely showing itself. it was 23, 24 at fairfield. concord, 15. west wind, sfo has been the leader of the fact. even san jose, a little southeast wind. livermore, 14. livermore is getting a westerly breeze. that tells you it will be cooler. low clouds around. kind of enhanced. this system has set the stage for what looks to be a cooler day. once that goes through, we'll get a warmup. this is the cloud/rain forecast. you can see the system slipping in. i think it will be more likely friday into saturday. i think it's a tine of things to come. probably just north bay. but forecast models has been wavering. windy in spots.
70s, 80s. here -- preshty close on the temperature -- pretty close on the temperatures. livermore, only 78. 76 san jose. gilroy, 82. 77 saratoga. 60s on the coast. san mateo, millbrae, a little warmer. atherton menlo park warmer on wednesday thursday. if we don't top out wednesday. it will be close and thin enceasing clouds on friday. it looks like rain on friday. we could make it a cooler pattern. dangerous times around the fraternity at cal. what we're finding. i don't know what's going on with that casino right now. >> an internet cafe at the center of a neighborhood battle in san francisco. why critics say it's the casino.
new details about the capture of two suspects in a cross bow attack in humboldt county. the arrest ended a massive manhunt after two homeless people were shot. phoenix king and a 16-year-old girl were recognized when a nature center employee recognized them and called 911. >> i may have welcomed them to the nature center without knowing. but it was obvious they were the suspects. >> one of the victims died in the cross bow attack. police say the suspects thought the victims robbed them. later today, the three defendants in the killing of a former santa clara california winery owner are due back in court for a pretrial hearing. deputies found the body of 66- year-old kumar inside his mansion last november. they say he died from suffocation after he was bound and gagged during a late-night home invasion. his wife was also tied up and
beaten but survived and called police to report the home invasion and robbery. 7:23. community leaders in san francisco's el sellsier district are trying to cut down an internet calffy -- cafe. witnesses say they have wrnsed drinking, drug abuse and loitering -- witnessed drinking, drug abuse and loitering. >> individuals go to the business, they come out $200 richer. it looks like there's gambling going on. >> it's not gamble, it's sweepstakes. we're gambling. you take chance. there's no chance in any of the sweepstakes here. >> police say this business is on what the officers call an active policing list because of all of the large numbers of complaints. later on today, san
francisco supervisors will debate a controversial idea for the city to opt out of the federal secure communities program. that program requires local law enforcement to send the fingerprints of everyone arrested to immigration officials for a review. federal officials can then ask that a person held for up to 48 hours be picked up for deportation. san francisco supervisor john avalos introduced new legislation called due process for all that would prohibit the immigration detention. tonight, a meeting will be held to consider a city law that bans smoking in most of downtown walnut creek. in june, the city council delayed hearing the proposal but tonight the issue is back on the table. the plan would ban smoking in commercial areas at public events and in city-owned parks. smoking could be banned at condo complexes and apartment building complexes. it could cost you more to
park in downtown walnut creek. on thursday, the transportation commission will consider a proposal that would increase parking reader rates and extend the amount of time they are enforced. current reader rates could go up from $1 to $2 an hour. if approved you would have to feed the meters until 8:00 tonight instead of 6:00. the last parking rate increase was in 2007. city officials hope to encourage using parking garages which are less expensive. the first hour under the new plan would be free. we're finding out more about the man who police say shot and killed 12 people at that nave al yard in washington -- naveal yard in washington. we're -- naval yard in washington, d.c. we'll take you live. >> reporter: police have part of this road closed off to investigate a car burglar. we'll tell you how this car crash is involved.
goorning. we still have -- good morning. we still have slow traffic because of a sig-alert on the bay bridge. stalled buses up there and that's making traffic terrible from oakland to san francisco. there's a little bit of fog. there will be a lot of sunshine today. most of the afternoon highs will be cooler. we'll talk about that and some of the wind that's cranked up around the bay.
in san jose a crash resulted in the discovery of a stolen car. we'll have a live report on this story in just moments. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. we're gonna check your weather and traffic. steve here knows all of the forecast. >> yes. i just got here, too. >> i know. >> pretty good little wind gust from around brandon, pacifica over to el granada, half moon bay, sfo. that seems to be where the funnel is. patchy low cloud. i don't think they will last too long. sunny, breezy, cooler. tomorrow morning, i think that will be the first widespread feel-like fall. there's upper 40s in the north bay. it will be warmer. but clouds increase on friday. rain comes in on saturday for the north bay. san jose, patchy fog. sunny, breezy, 76 degrees. overall the system responsible is swinging in up near the oregon border. it will give us a cooler
pattern. breezy, windy for some. there's definitely a pick up in some of the wind gusts. windy at times especially over the bay out towards the delta. this system will continue to give us a cooler pattern today. also into tomorrow morning. we'll warm up starting tomorrow afternoon. 70s, mainly or upper 70s low 80s for most. we have a mess on the bay bridge. that would be because of a stalled bus on the upper deck. they managed to get the passengers off. but the bus is still there. they will have to wait for a big tow truck to get the bus out of there. now the traffic is slow on the bridge. it's also very slow at the toll plaza because the metering lights are on very slow. it is backed up all the way to the macarthur maze. 30 minutes plus, maybe even 45 minutes at the very end of the line here to get into san francisco. you might want to consider using the san mateo bridge as an alternative. however, some people already on
that. they are heading south at hayward. traffic is getting busy heading down to 92. i want to show you highway 4 and 680 drive times here. 22 minutes from lone tree to loverrage and 242 to 24, 12 minutes. i will show you on the map how the road sensors are deep red. but also hercules to richmond, earlier problems there, the traffic is slow. 80 westbound is very slow through berkeley all the way to the maze. 7:32. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. new information about aaron alexis, the man accused of killing 12 people at the navy yard in washington, d.c. we're hearing he was being treated for a mental illness that reported hearing voices. let's go to washington, d.c. >> reporter: as the fbi investigates, there are reports that he was seeking mental illness for paranoy, hearing --
paranoia, hearing voices. we have the name and we're hearing information about aaron alexis. aaron alexis is a defense contract employee and former navy reservist blamed for multiple deaths after gunshots rang out at the washington navy yard on monday. he was a new york native whose last known resident was in fort worth, texas. those who knew him are surprised. >> he was gonna be the best man at our wedding. >> never sounded angry or aggressive. >> reporter: despite the kind words his friends might have, he was arrested twice in the last ten years on gun-related charges and on monday morning, police say his affliction for fire m firearms resulted in the deaths of 12 people. the names of seven victims have
been released. now a woman fears her husband's name will be added to the list. >> i call his supervisor and left a message and when i left a message on his phone, he called me back and -- [inaudible] >> he said he got shot. >> reporter: they investigate how aaron alexis could entered the navy base with one gun. how did he get a clearance pass to get into the building and what could have been the motive. tori? >> thank you. >> reporter: you bet. >> there are several reports that the navy may have cut security to compromise costs. sources tell cnn that an audit found the navy's risk
assessment is inadequate. the audit found that 52 felons received access which could place people at risk. for continuing coverage of the shootings go to ktvu.com. look for the national and international section on the home page. developing news in san jose where an overnight crash resulted in the discovery of a stolen car. ktvu's janine de la vega is at the scene. police are still out there searching for evidence. janine? >> reporter: yes, they are. that's why you can see a portion of the eastbound lanes here at coleman near meridian are blocked off so they can investigate. this is where you can see the stolen car traveled down. hear it is. this chevy suburban. items that were bagged up as evidence. we saw them take away an ipad, they are trying to determine if that was stolen. it's unclear what made this driver crash. police found the chevy suburban
already crashed in the eastbound lanes of coleman at 4:00 a.m. it matched the description of a vehicle that a car burglar was driving. police believe the man inside who was taken away to the hospital is the suspect. they received 911 calls from several residents in the almaden neighborhood close by, that there were two suspicious vehicles and suspects that were trying to break into cars. an officer in the neighborhood spotted the crash and realized that it may be linked. >> we have located several items and are trying to locate the victims to the items and we have officers canvassing the neighborhoods to find these items and other items taken. >> reporter: police say because they've been able to determine that the chevy suburban that crashed is stolen, they will arrest the driver who they say is in his 20s. he's in serious condition at the hospital. officers were picking up evidence in the past hour trying to determine how many of the items that they actually
have found out here are stolen. they've been determined there are four victims who are living in the neighborhood close by where this crime first originated. back out here live, you can see police officers are still on the scene. they were standing around that pole that you see over there. that's where the chevy suburban had originally ashed and then it came to a rest close by here. still waiting for a tow truck to say riv. it's still unclear -- to arrive. it's still unclear why the suspect crashed. speculation was maybe they got scared as soon as they spotted a patrol car in the area and then that's what led to this crash. but again, still unknown. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. a uc berkeley football fan recovering after being attacked over the weekend after the big game. family members say the unidentified man was beaten saturday night outside of a frat house after the cal/ohio
state game. the man had a concussion and he also needed stitches. fraternity members say it's the latest attack on greek row. another assault involving a gun was reported that same night. one fraternity member has a broken jaw after being attacked on friday. >> i think these are groups of people who are looking to do something with their weekend nights and they have nothing better to do than start trouble. >> police have not confirmed if the three assaults are related. one person was arrested saturday night on a warrant. we have more details about crimes reported near the uc berkeley campus. the fbi says in 2012. there were 79 assaults reported on and near uc berkeley. that's the last complete year where stats were available. 21 robberies were reported last year. a sex offender, caught on camera. ktvu apam cook is in the newsroom with the scary details of what happened on the peninsula and the reason police
think there are more victims. >> a registered sex offender was arrested in mountain view but police say he is also the suspect in an attack against a 10-year-old girl in san mateo. now, we want to show you video of san mateo -- this is from san mateo police, of the suspect in a barnes & noble bookstore. police say on june 23rd, he lured the girl to an isolated area of the store and attacked her. his description matches that of 70-year-old christopher miller arrested ten days can ago in mountain view. now, mountain view police says he was arrested after touching himself in front of a mom and her two children. the woman told security guards what happened and miller was arrested as he tried to drive away. union city police say he also exposed himself to a mother and three girls at a burger king back in july. i want to show you another look at christopher miller. he is act canned sex offender
in san jose he's been looked into san jose jail. his case will be sent to alameda an san jose counties before -- and san jose counties for possible prosecution. we'll tell you what he's learning about the previous conviction that led to this rege -- that led to this. back to you. >> thank you. the cooling-off period in the b.a.r.t. labor dispute ends in 23 days. the contract talks set to resume at 9:00 a.m. b.a.r.t. mackment is expected to respond -- management is expected to respond. the union says b.a.r.t. workers are willing to make major concessions in order to reach and keep the trains rolling. the two sides are negotiating the big issues, the major issues of salary, benefits and worker safety.
the many frustrated b.a.r.t. riders see another critical issue in the contract talks. egos. >> unfortunately, i think that has a lot to do with it. i think the issues come together and i think personalities are involved. >> b.a.r.t. management expressed skepticism which union leaders say will save b.a.r.t. millions of dollars. they will crunch the numbers and come back with a detailed response in the morning. last month, governor jerry brown stepped into the b.a.r.t. labor dispute by asking a judge to call a 60-day cooling-off period. the governor says he does not anticipate intervening again once the cooling-off period ends next month. >> neither the manager northe union have shown any appetite r don't want to want to see a
strike. i urge the parties to get real. >> the governor says he's very concerned about the stalled talks. grun stopped short of saying he would support new legislation in sacramento that would prevent another strike. could soon be a lot easier to take b.a.r.t. to the oakland airport. the "san francisco business times" reports a tram linking the coliseum station and the airport is now just a year away from completion. so the project is on time and on project -- so the project is on time. an early-morning pileup shuts down a south bay freeway. we'll be live with the factors police say may have led to a five-car wreck now open. why some bay area businesses say they have a legitimate reason to refuse letting service dogs inside
that's because they have the person's cell phone. so they are hoping he will be caught very shortly. the total jaguar is right behind me. you can see it right here in the tow yard along with three of the other cars from the accident. witnesses say that this car set off a chain reaction on a nearby freeway. it was bought six days ago. you can see how crumbled it is. the air bags went off. we saw the chp combing through the car earlier looking for eferred. witnesses say the driver lost control on 880 northbound at 215 this morning. witnesses say he caused four other cars to crash. one hit a concrete barrier wall. neighbors could hear screaming. they called 911. but luckily, it sounded a lot worse than it was. the chp says that all of the people involved only received minor injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals. all northbound lanes of the freeway were shut down. then only one lane was open for an hour and a half.
officers are looking for the man who ran off. we know they have a cell phone. they interviewed crash victims at the hospital. they think they will be able to catch him very soon. back here riv live. this is a car involved in the crash. we've been waiting for an update from the chp and we will, of course, pass any information along to you this morning. live from campbell, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:47. sal, can you do anything for the folks at the toll plaza. >> we're hoping we can help them out by giving them options. there's a delay because of problems on the upper deck of the bay bridge. there was a stalled bus that's up there. now the traffic is very, very slow. it's also slow on the bridge. if you take the san mateo bridge, that might be a little better, it's getting crowded as well. people have heard about this
and now they are using the san mateo bridge as an alternative route. we've had very heavy traffic. elsewhere in the bay, livermore, not taking a back seat to anyone here with the slow traffic coming around tracy. almost all the way through livermore. all the way through livermore, it gets better in dublin. when up get to castro valley, it's okay. 880 southbound it going to be slow as we mentioned as you drive on 238. as we move the maps down, you can see how slow it is getting down to the bridge. dumbarton bridge is slow getting over to university avenue. looks like almost everywhere we'll see slow traffic. b.a.r.t., caltrain and muni are a decent option for you. b.a.r.t., no delays. caltrain and muni doing well. sal, thank you. we have sunrise, sunshine for some. a little cool this morning. some patchy low clouds. already starting to burn off. the source of it, that low spinning near the oregon border producing light rain up there. for us, we have low clouds.
i don't think it will last too long. cool, breezy, downright windy for some. westerly breeze in place. it will be cooler for most. the only area that i would think would warm up could be the north bay. even though it's cool, they might get a north breeze. 68 a high in san francisco. the system, each one of them coming in. you probably know it, they are getting stronger. the one for saturday looks to be poised to give us the first rain of the season. this will give us a good breeze, gusts at times. 49, santa rosa. sonoma county airport. low 50s up in napa. did have a couple of reports. the breeze has been picking up pretty good. breezy to blustery category. oakland has been pretty strong. only 7. done cord at buchanan. sfo the leader of the pack. the van guard, 38. livermore up to 14. there's a breeze in place. not everybody is in on the wind. most locations have a pretty
good breeze. the low clouds will get chewed up quick. there's the system. you can see some of the rain visiting near the oregon/california border. 57 up in tahoe. 59 sacramento. valley, up in the mountains as well. the system will be out of here probably later this afternoon and tonight. then we'll focus on our attention on what appears to be a stronger system moving across the allusions right there. fog, sun, breezy. i see that. 80s on the temperatures. feels very fall-like. 60s, 70s and mainly low 80s. even when pittsburg and antiic are coming in -- antioch are coming in not in the 80s. 76 cupertino. same for woodside also palo alto. 68 san bruno and then 65 in d.c. we do see a warmer pattern
on wednesday. but then mostly sunny, warm. here comes the system for friday. i think it will slow down. saturday looking like rain in the north bay and maybe farther south. >> thank you. ten minutes before 8:00, stocks on the rise as investors shrugged off worries about the federal reserve. many expect the fed to reduce the $85 billion monthly bond- buying program after a two-day meeting that begins today. wall street is hoping for a small reduction because the bond-buying has kept rates low. the dow is up 42. getting close to another record. right now it's at 15,536. microsoft founder bill gates remains on top for the 20th year of the row on the forbes ris. the biggest change, the average worth of the 400.
it's now $1.3 billion which is where it was before the financial crisis. a business research company forecasts retailers will see a small increase in holiday shares. shopper tracks expects sales in october and november to be up 2.4% compared to last year. the job picture is better this year than last. experts say most americans are trying to juggle the costs of higher living with modest boosts to their income. a san jose organization wants lawmakers to punish people who falsely claim their pet is a service animal. the ceo of canine companions says anyone can buy vests that say service dog online along with papers. he says the real dogs go through very intense training. some restaurants have banned the dogs because of the behavior of the fake dogs.
>> they go to the website plunk down $250 and get a backpack or a vest that says service dog. >> state board has voted to launch an ad campaign to shame the owners of those fake service dogs. the owners can face fines and even jail time here in california. a 10-year-old boy in antioch who was badly mauled by a pit bull finally met face to face with the people who saved his life. >> remember us? >> yes. >> the firefighters and paramedics at fire station 82 were the first on the scene august 11th when hunter killborn was attacked by a pit bull at a friend's home. he was bitten on his face, head and both arms. >> they were really good people. >> glad to see he's doing a lot better. it's good for his healing process and ours as well. >> hunterrary mother said -- hunter's mother said he will
probably need more surgery. >> must be so rewarding. >> yes. an alert neighbor rushes to help firefighters in oakland. i'm on phone with 911. i'm taking the door down with my friend whose house is totally burning. >> we know now the likely cause of the fire. and rescuing a capsized cruise ship. why it's so important to keep the costa concordia in one place.
keep the chemicals on board from polluting the water. two of the 32 people who died on that ship are still missing and it is hoped their bodies can be found. the nba season has not started but the golden state warriors already set records for the new season. the warriors sold more than 14,000 season tickets. that's a franchise record. last season which ended during the second round of the play jos, they sold out 38 straight games. it was the largest sellout streak since 1998. oakland as fans you will have to go through extra security at games starting thursday night. fans have to go through metal detectors when they go into the coliseum. your bags will be searched. you will have to empty your pockets. major league baseball says there's no league rule for this security effort. the warriors use metal detectors at oracle arena. jerry seinfeld will be on the microphone tonight when the
giants play the new york mets. seinfeld is a long-time mets' fan from long island. he's gonna be on the mets' broadcast in their booth at citifield in new york. this is the second time here's called a major league game. the last time was also during a mets/detroit tigers' game. >> that's actually harder than you think. >> yes. he will have some help. >> yes. new reaction to yesterday's mass shooting in washington, d.c. >> i would like to not be an expert on gunshots. >> the latest on the alleged shooter and the renewed calls to end gun violence. and flames tear through two homes in oakland early this morning that sit by side. people were sleeping inside at the time. we'll tell you how one of the victims of this fire managed to get out. good morning. we have a mess on the bay bridge because of a stalled vehicle and you can see traffic here on the span is not doing well on the way into the
this is oakland. this is the scene of a big fire this morning one that chased about a dozen people in the streets in the dark. we'll bring you a live report on what's going on out there. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. we want to have another quick look at weather and traffic. steve? we have a little pattern here. the system will give us a cooldown. sunny, breezy, windy. very cool tomorrow morning. it will be warmer on wednesday and thursday. clouds increase on friday. if rain doesn't -- i think it will rain. this system up to the north. this system is -- gives us some patchy low clouds. patchy low clouds, cool, breezy. a little cooler on the afternoon highs for most. san francisco i think it will
be sun nip pretty fast. by noop, 65. we'll go for a high of 68. one system exits. it's the one that's coming out of the gulf of alaska. today, low clouds, fog, sun. breezier in place. it will be cooler for most. possible little northerly breeze could kick in for the north bay. that's the only reason i meant with low 80s up there. mainly 70s and 60s. we have trouble on the bay bridge. it's very slow. it's affecting the entire east bay commute. traffic going into the yerba buena island tunnel is slow from way back. there's a stalled bus somewhere. we can't see it from here. but we know it's down there. now traffic is beginning to improve a little bit which means they may have gotten it out of the way. we can't exactly see it from our camera. traffic is slow going into the bridge. it's very slow at the toll plaza. it's backed up. it's become barely moving. the metering lights have been switched on to extra slow to
allow the workers to get the bus off the bridge. the passengers have already been taken off via an a.c. transit that came off. it was a charter bus stalled. i want to show you some of the alternate routes. you can see how the red is there. getting down to the san mateo bridge, may be a little bit of a hassle. southbound 80 slow from 238, the san mateo bridge, not such a good alternate, i would say. it's very slow across. but then again, the bay bridge is so slow, it's having a big effect on 580 in oakland. look at 580. 5le 0 is backed up for a second -- 580 is backed up for a second day in a row. plan ahead. 8:03. thank you. tomming or news -- the -- topping our news, the investigation goes on into a big fire in west oakland that damaged two homes. is started at 3:30 a.m. on 24th street near market. ktvu's alex savidge is back now. you've been out there since
4:30 to tell us how the fire victims got away from the fast moving flames, alex savidge. >> reporter: the people sleeping inside the two homes woke up to smoke and flames inside their units and they thankfully managed to get out and escape this early-morning house fire. let me show you the scene behind me. there's extensive damage that was done to a pair of homes here. both of them heavily damaged in this early-morning fire. it started in the back of one of these homes inside a first floor laundry room. you can see the scene on the back side of the home. investigators suspect this fire was caused by an issue with the electrical system. the 911 call started coming in from neighbors around 3:30 this morning. these homes are on 24th street off market and because they are older victorian homes, firefighters say the flames spread lickly from the ground floor, the second floor and into the attic. a total of 12 people were inside the homes. everyone made it out safely.
the flames did some minor damage to a third home, actually burning into a bedroom where a young man was sleeping. >> my bed was on fire. and the side of the wall inside was on fire and the flames just went up in flames there. destroyed my ceiling and most of my clothes. >> and you are sleeping inside this room. >> i thought i was tripping. i thought the heater was on. i started to smell burned stuff. >> reporter: firefighters found three rifles inside one of the homes that burned. those weapons were turned over to make sure the guns were properly registered. no firefighters were injured neither was anybody who lives in the homes. as we come back out live, you can see one of the restoration teams. the crews are boards up windows. no one can live inside this home. one of the people who lived in here says she just moved in two
weeks ago and is now finding a place to live and is hoping her renter's insurance will pick up the tab or pay for the cost of all of the things lost in this fire. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. a hayward police officer recovering after being injured in a chase. several police officers spotted a suspicious vehicle about 1:00 this morning, turned out to be stolen. they say the driver refused to stop and then rammed a police car before leading officers on a chase from industrial and mission boulevards to groom street. two of the suspects ran away but they were taken into custody a short time later. police say they may have also hit other parked cars in that neighborhood. >> we did find two vehicles parked on the roadway in a residential neighborhood that were struck by the suspect vehicle and so we did a separate collision investigation related to that. >> now, the police officer who was hurt, those, injuries are minor. it happened during a scuffle with one of the suspects.
investigators say it will take time before they piece together a motive on why 34- year-old aaron alexis shot 12 people at a washington, d.c. naval yard. brian flores joins us in the studio with what we're learning about the shooter's mental state. >> good morning. friends of 34-year-old aaron alexis say they never saw this coming. this despite reports now that aaron alexis was being treated for a host of mental illnesses. now, sources tell the a.p. he was being treated by the veterans since august on conditions like paranoia, hearing voices and a sleep disorder. sources tell the a.p. he was a buddhist monk who had fits of rage at times and complained of being discim nateed against -- discriminated against while in the navy. he had bouts of insubordination but was honorably discharged. the navy did not deem him
unfit. top officials say security protocols need to be re- examined. >> it appears that mr. alixis had the proper identification to enter the navy yard and i think we may have to re-examine the protocol that was in place at the navy yard. >> we're learning more about some of the victims this morning. 59 michael arnold was killed along with 63-year-old kathleen guard. her husband actually e-mailed reporters saying they were just about to plan their retirement but that "it doesn't matter now." a police officer and woman wounded in the shooting are expected to be okay. but the shooting also prompted a plea from the head of a d.c. hospital. >> i have to say i may see this every day, i may, you know, be the chief medical officer of a very large trauma center. but there's something wrong here when we have these multiple shootings, these shootable injuries.
there's something wrong. >> as for the naval yard, it's opened but only for mission essential personnel and the streets around it are open as well. back to the desk. >> thank you. more details on the navy yard. it's a large wall complex that covers 16 blocks in the southeast part of washington, d.c. that's a little more than one mile from the u.s. capitol building. after yesterday's shooting, senate members and their staff were put on lockdown sas a precaution. the house is -- lockdown as a precaution. the house is not in session. the nationals' ballpark is a few blocks away. last night's game was postponed. the teams are playing a doubleheader today flights were grounded temporarily at reagan airport. governor brown has asked federal judge us for a three- year delay in an order to ease the state's prison overcrowding. the state had until yesterday to issue a report on how it
plans to reduce the population by 9600 inmates by the end of the year. if the judges deny the governor's request, the state would have to spend $315 million this fiscal year to house the inmates in private prisons and county jails instead. if approved, the state will send 2500 inmates to county jails or community correctional facilities. 8:10. the oakland police department may be getting more officers. it's part of a federal grant that will bring more officers to officers citywide. jean quan and barbara lee will give us details of the grant and explain how it will put more officers on the streets. in san jose, police say gang-related crimes have gone down in the past eight months. stats show gang-related homicides dropped by 43% from last year. the number of aggravated assaults down 15%. robberies are down 39%. the police department says the
drop is due to a summer crackdown on gangs. 8:10. new this morning an 18-year-old man is seriously injured after being hit by a car in livermore. it happened just before 10:30 last night on isabel avenue at airway boulevard. police say a honda station wagon hit the 18-year-old as he was crossing the streets. he was taken to the hospital. police say the driver of the car, a 44-year-old man from pleasanton is cooperating. anyone who might have witnessed the accident is asked to call police. and there's new information this morning about the community response after a sun baking woman was struck and killed by a city worker in a san francisco park. an online campaign for the family of christine savanmere has raised more than $68,000. she and her daughter were lying in the park when hit by a city truck driven by thomas bernoski. his attorney says he drove on
the grass to avoid an object and did not realize he hit someone until he was stopped by police. 8:11. mt. diablo reopens more than a week after that big fire. why the changing weather steve has been telling about may affect park visitors and also homeowners. >> it's so bad in there, you can barely stand it. >> meal in colorado getting a -- people in colorado getting a look at the damage as crews continue to rescue hundreds of people. the bridge is a mess because of a stalled bus. they are just now getting it out of there but the damage is done and the traffic is really, really slow all the way across to the oakland side. there will be a lot of sunshine today even though we have some low clouds around. the breeze has picked up for a few. cooler forecast and a look ahead at what could be our first rain of the season by the weekend.
continuing coverage of the flooding disaster in colorado. the worst of the rain is over. but people are still being rescued from the floods that killed at least eight people. at least 3,000 families have already registered with fema for help and that number is expected to rise. rescue crews say many areas need to be searched and the focus remains on the approximately 600 people still unaccounted for. yesterday, some people were able to return home and see the damage. my building is split in
half with huge boulders in it and a tree that fell between the two parts of the building. it's incredible. >> almost 18,000 homes in the state have been damaged in boulder county alone. it's expected to cost $150 million to repair miles of roads and bridges affected by the flooding. in mexico at least 34 people are dead as a result of hurricane ingrid sand tropical storm manuel -- and tropical storm manuel that hit the east and west coast at the same time. heavy rains flooded homes and cities and triggered landslides across the country. the mexican government says it's not seen a similar weather crisis like this since 1958. that's the last time two major storms hit the same day. the weather is expected to improve today. 8:16. today, lawyers for former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky is are going back for
an appeals hearing. they want his child molestation conviction yore turned saying they didn't have enough time to prepare for last year tea trial. the 69-year-old -- last year's trial. the 69-year-old is now fighting for a new trial. he's now serving a 30 to 60- year sentence after being convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. 8:16 of the want to check in with sal -- 8:16. want to check in with sal who is keeping an eye on the bay bridge and other problems. >> big problems. i'm not even in it but i feel frustrated. >> i feel it, too. >> by looking at it -- can you imagine driving in it? let's go up to the upper deck. they just cleared it. it was right there. we're showing it to you. it was there for a long tie. i will show you the -- a long time. i will show you the view coming in from the new bridge into yerba buena island. it's crawling along although it's improving a little bit. you can see this picture of pretty slow traffic coming into the yerba buena island tunnel. we had a couple of fender-
benders in the backup as well and the backup at the toll plaza is also pretty severe. i would not recommend it this morning. as you can see, as we pull back here, beautiful shot. but not beautiful when it comes to the traffic. there's the old bridge sitting there by itself. let's take a look amount oakland. 580 because of this mess is backed up into san leandro. 880 is very slow as well. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. pasmy low clouds. most of the fog is eroding. it's sunny, breezy to windy for some. sfo by strong the farther gusts i've seen, 35, 38 miles per hour. today, patchy low clouds, sunny, breezy, cooler. tomorrow morning will be very chilly. we had cool readings in the 40 bay as well. it will be warmer wednesday, thursday. clouds increase on friday. looks like rain on saturday.
system coming in today is up near the oregon border. we're not getting much in the way of cloud cover unless it's low clouds. they won't be supported by inland temperatures. 40s, 50s and 60s this morning. sonoma county airport made it to 48 cool degrees this morning. fair feefld, 24 miles an hour -- fairfield, 24 miles an hour. napa, 14. there is a breeze here. sfo has gone nuts. it looks like things are a little calmer. extra firm and extra hold on the hairspray today. this some will eject out later today. i think the coast looks good. 82 book ends, las vegas, palm springs, sacramento and ukiah. the system will move out. light rain up in oregon. we're baiting for this system right here beginning to come
across the allusions. fog, sun, brezzy. some of the -- breezy. some of the higher locations i've seen gusts as well. a little cool. low 80s for many. 7060s, 70s -- 60s, 70s, coast and bay. martinez, 75. 68 alameda, hayward. low 80s or 70s from santa clara milpitas, cupertino, 60s on the coast. 70s for much of the peninsula mainly low to mid. we'll see warmer on wednesday/thursday and here comes the system for friday. increasing clouds. we'll cloud it up friday night. we'll cloud it up on friday for sure. it's kind of anticlimactic
one marijuana advocate says this is better for patients so they don't have to go all the way to oakland or richmond. pittsburg could become the next bay area city to ban plastic bags, making it the first east ck:city to do it. that means grocery stores and other retailser would not be able to provide single-use plastic bags to their customers. if approved, the ban would take effect in january. a chp motorcycle officer is recovering this morning after he was struck by another driver near dublin. the accident happened yesterday afternoon on westbound 580 near san ramon. the crash involved two other vehicles, one which rear ended the motorcycle officer driving ahead of the crash. the officer was thrown from his motorcycle. he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. >> with rain in the forecast --
with rain in the forecast there's concerns about sliding. mt. diablo park just reopened more than a week after a wildfire burned 3800 acres and caused dozens of people to evacuate. crews are still clearing debris and are using a variety of mess thodz -- methods to prepare for the possibility of landslides. >> visitors are being asked to stay afrom burn areas to allow the vegetation to regrow. for almost a decade, there's been disagreement of the chevron richmond refinery. chevron says the refinery was overvalued. they wanted a $73 million
refund. the county wants chevron to pay more taxes. the board of supervisors could develop a plan to drop all disputes and create more cooperation in reassessing refinery in the future. a warning from the centers for disease control about the use of antibiotics. the cdc says antibiotics given to livestock have been linked to growing lynn stances to resistance of -- resistances to people. people living near farms where they are given, you are at a higher risk of developing mrsa. about 80% of the antibiotics in the u.s. are given to farm animals. more details coming out about the deadly shooting at the navy yard in washington, d.c. coming up we'll go live to washington. we'll get the latest on the investigation and on the
suspect's military history. >> reporter: we're live in san jose where a car thief crashed early this morning inside. police officers find the stolen loot. we'll tell you how they pieced it all together. the morning commute is slow, not only on the bay bridge but other spots, too. i want to show you downtown san jose. northbound 28 280 traffic is slow. the wind is really picking up. we'll have more on that coming up.
in a couple of minutes. good morning. it's tuesday, september 17th. i'm dave clark. let's check your weather. a lot to tell you about. >> thank you, dave. a little system sweeping in has cranked up the breeze, downright windy for some. not too bad for others. not much of a fog bank today. there's a lot of holes in it. it's already starting to erode. patchy low clouds. it will be cooler, breezy. a northerly breeze could kick in for the north bay. probably more likely tomorrow. low clouds, cool, breezy. and then sunny. it will be sunny and breezy. a little bit cooler 50s, 60s. we did have upper 40s especially from rohnert park up to santa rosa. that system right there is giving us the cooldown today. fog, sun, breezy. a little cooler and windy in -- windy in spots.
>> here's sal. we've had improvement but the toll plaza is still very slow. this is because of an earlier stalled bus on the upper deck of the bay bridge. that's finally been removed but the damage is done. it's backed up beyond the macarthur maze. 45 minutes to an hour-delay on the span. the man is moving much better than it was. 238 castro valley continues to be slow and onto 880 -- 880. 880 southbound getting to the san mateo bridge is very slow. slow on the dumbarton bridge. it's slow in the south bay. we've had numerous minor
accidents. back to the desk. we have more information on the shooting in washington, d.c. our reporter has more. >> reporter: we're learning more about aaron alexis's military experience, run-ins with the law. we still haven't heard what everybody wants to know -- why would he do it. tuesday begins about trying to learn more about what happened on monday. when police say 34-year-old gunman aaron alexis went into the washington navy yard and started to shoot. >> as he came around the corner, he aimed his gun at us and fired two shots. >> reporter: aaron alexis died. he was a contractor who began at the navy yard last week.
>> mr. alexis had legitimate access to the navy yard as a result of his work as a contractor. >> reporter: friends of aaron alexis say he worked for another navy offices over the summer and may have been frustrated about miss pay but they say they never expected this. >> frustrated with life is one thing but going out and taking lives is another thing. >> reporter: a u.s. defense official says he was honorably discharged following a pattern of misconduct. court records show aaron alexis was arrested in 2004 in seattle for shooting out the tires of a car and what aaron alexis told detectives was ananchor fueled blackout. he was veasted in georgia for -- arrested in georgia in 2008 for disorderly conduct. in 2010, arrested for firing a gun through his apartment ceiling. he said he was cleaning the gun as it went off. as the investigation continues people are causing to remember the victims. flags fly at half staff at national landmarks. not far from the country's
latest mass shootings. now, earlier this morning, secretary of defense chuck hagel joined other officials as he was placing a wreath at the memorial for the killed and injured. there was a moment of silence on the senate majoritity floor. harry reid said there's no explanation for the violence that occurred here yesterday. dave? >> thank you. developing news in san jose, where a stolen car crashed into a pole. janine de la vega has been on the scene all morning and just talked to a woman who who's missing -- whose missing belongings were found in the car. >> reporter: that woman did not want to go on camera but she told me off camera her ipad was stolen. police found that stolen ipad inside a stolen vehicle. the scene has almost cleared. there are police cars.
the only evidence you can see is where the stolen suv crashed, it crashed into the pole right there. this crime all began at around 4:00 this morning in the almaden area of san jose. a police officer drove up to this chevy suburban that crashed on cole man mere meridian. the driver matched the description of a vehicle spotted nearby. neighbors called 911 saying there were two suspicious cars and suspects trying to break into cars. the driver of that suburban, he was in his 20s was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. he's going to be arrested because the police determined that he stole the chevy suburban. >> recently we've had a small rash of vehicles being broken into. most are being unlocked. so the suspects are going around finding vehicles that are unlocked and taking the items from those vehicles.
>> reporter: now, police determined that there were stolen items inside the suburban and they bagged it all as evidence. officers canvassed the neighborhood where the calls originated from and they located at least four victims. one of the victims had the suburban stolen from them and the three other victims had items taken from their car. as i mentioned before, the woman said she left her car unlocked. it's unclear how those suspects got into the other cars. but back out here live, we did see a public works vehicle out here because that is a light pole that still needs to be fixed. so that may be happening later today. i also want to mention that they were only able to catch up and arrest one suspect. the second suspect and the other -- the other vehicle, the person never found that vehicle. so the person is still at large. back to you. a uc berkeley football fan
is recovering after being attacked over the weekend. family members say the unidentified 25-year-old man was beaten saturday night outside of a fraternity house after the cal ohio state game. the man had a concussion and needed stitches. fraternity members say it's the latest attack on greek row. another assault involving a gun was reported the same night. one fraternity member has a broken jaw after being attacked on friday. >> i think these are groups of people who are looking to do something with their weekend nights, have nothing better to do than start some trouble. >> police have not confirmed if the three assaults are related. one person was arrested saturday on the warrant. we have more details on crimes reported near the campus. the fbi says in 2012. there were 79 assaults reported on or near uc berkeley. that's the last complete year where statistics are available. 21 robberies were also reported
last year. 8:37. an attack on a young girl. police think a registered sex offender is to blame. pam cook is in the newsroom with the reason police think he may have more victims. a registered sex offender was arrested in mountain view. but police say he's also the suspect in the attack of a 10- year-old girl in san mateo. this is video from san mateo police of the suspect in a barnes & noble bookstore. police say on june 23rd, he lured the girl to an isolated area of the store and attacked her. his description matches that of 70-year-old christopher miller arrested ten days ago in mountain view. now, mountain view police say he was arrested after touching himself in front of the a woman and her two young children in a walmart on showers drive. the mother told store security guards what happened and miller was arrested as he tried to drive away. union city police say he also matches the description of a man who exposed himself to a mother and three girls at a burger king in july police say
in all of the cases, the suspect was wearing a fiverman's style hat. christopher miller is a convicted sex offender in san jose. the megan's law website says he was convicted in 1988 of indecent exposure and lewd acts with a child under the age of 14. now, miller has been booked into santa clara county jail, charges are pending in san mateo and alameda county. we have calls out to the police departments in the areas to get an update. we'll have that as soon as that becomes available. reporting live in the newsroom, pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. convicted serial killer joseph naso wants to go before a jury again before the deliberations start in the penalty phase of his trial. hafer closing arguments he asked a marin county judge for permission to talk to the jury about the cost for the death penalty. the judge said he would rule on
the request today. the >> i wanted them to see the two minutes so they could experience what the victims experience the as they were dry -- experienced as they were dying. that was the reason for the timer. >> the death penalty requires a unanimous decision by the jury. naso acted as his own lawyer and was convicted. team new zealand could clinch the america's cup with two victories that would end this year's super bowl of yacht racing. this is video of the america's cup pavilion taken a short time ago. new zealand's first race against oracle is set to begin at 1:15 this afternoon. the second race is start to start one hour later. this morning we spoke to several yacht racing fans to have mixed views on a possible
new zealand victory. >> it's kind of anticlimactic a little bit, especially with the u.s. not winning. >> i used to see oracle shirts and oracle flags and signs and now i see new zealand all the time. it's very exciting. it's very fun. >> it's possible the races could be delayed or canceled because of expected high winds out on the san francisco bay. i was out there on saturday. i go the to see at least the first race where the new ze land boat almost tipped over. oracle won and then the second race was canceled. >> very cautious. a very alert neighbor took action early this morning during a big fire in west oakland. >> i heard this lady screaming help! call 911! i got on the phone and ran outside. >> how he helped rescue about a dozen people who lived in two burning buildings. >> reporter: we're live in campbell, where the highway patrol is looking for the
driver of this car responsible for they say a hit and run on 88 o we'll show you the damage. and this morning's commute finally getting some improvement but you will see slow traffic still all over the east bay. we'll tell you more -- we'll tell you more coming up. we'll have a little cooler forecast. more on that coming up. unbelievable.
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stocks are higher as investors shrugged off worries about what the federal reserve is up to. many expect fell to reduce the bond-buying program after a two- day meeting that began this morning. the dow is just about 100 points below the record lows of 15,658. that was on august 2nd. it's up 38, at 15,533. the nasdaq is up 19. s&p up 5. the chp is looking for the person responsible for a hit- and-run crash in san jose earlier this morning. the accident had a domino effect that resulted in northbound 880 being shut down for a time. tara moriarty joins us live from the tow yard where most of the cars were taken. there was some brand-new ones
there, tara? >> reporter: that's right. this one was six days old. another person had driven their car off the car lot. a lot of collateral damage here. chp says they have the cell phone of the driver of this car. officers are pretty confident they would locate him this morning. this is brand-new jaguar, the one bought six days ago. witnesses say it set off a chain reaction on a nearby freeway. you can see the air bag deployed here. we saw the chp combing through it looking for evidence. witnesses say the driver lost control at 880 northbound near bascom at 2:15 this morning. witnesses say he caused four other cars to crash. one car hit the concrete barrier wall. neighbors say they could hear screaming and called 911. luckily it sounded a lot worse than it was. according to the chp, all people received only minor injuries. all northbound lanes of the freeway why shut down qoosh --
freeway were shut down. they say it will be a matter of time before they catch him. this is one of the other cars involved in the crash, a volvo that the owner had driven off with before the crash. if they've caught the driver we'll let you know. live from campbell, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:47. that leads us right to sal. kind of sounding a little better about some of the traffic problems. >> i just had some text me saying i'm taking the ferry and from where i see traffic on the bridge is finally better but the ferry ride is beautiful. there is a little gloating there. westbound bay bridge getting better finally. ferry and b.a.r.t., good option for you today instead of the bay bridge. but i'm surprised how quickly once they got that stalled bus out of the way, the traffic at the toll plaza has improved. i think that has something to do with -- or it's correlated with the new bay bridge.
correlated. northbound 101 as you approach the 80 split. this traffic here is moderately avenue. we've had a lot of fender- benders. b.a.r.t. is doing well. caltrain and muni have minor delays. not enough to take them. let's go to steve. mostly sunny. but that breeze is really picking up here. it's going to be a cooler, breezy day. a lot more 70s than 80s. that will be soft 80s. patchy low clouds, sunny, breezy, a cool morning tomorrow morning but it will be warmer. we'll take that into thursday and then clouds increase friday. looks like rain on saturday. patrick in redwood shores said how much rain and how far. no pressure at all. i don't think it will be that much rain. i think the north bay will get the most. we have a couple of days to
work our way into that forecast. system rotating up to the pacific northwest, actually northern california is what's causing some of this little ramp up in the breeze. a little bit of rain to the north. moving farther south and 50s on the temperatures or 60s. the breeze was really cranked up at sfo. the low clouds are already beginning to dissipate. the system responsible will eject out here probably later this afternoon or tonight. not before it sets the stage for cooler. a little rain in northeast
california or northern california. then we'll focus on this system for the north bay. cooler, windy in spots. i think the stage is set for what's now going to be cooler mornings over the next couple of days. 60s, 70s and 80s. oakland, 72. alamo, la fayette, walnut creek in there. pleasant hill, 70s. very slow 80s -- very low 80s. santa clara, sunnyvale, 75. same for menlo park, mountain view. san mateo, 73. pacifica, daly city. warmer wednesday/thursday. could be drizzle late friday. more likely the drizzle will move in. it will be a cool, breezy pattern on sunday. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for
you. we're finding out more about aaron alexis. new reports say he was being treated for mental illness, including hearing noises, paranoia and a sleep disorder. 13 people were killed including the gunman. a hayward police officer suffered a minor illness after being hurt in a scuffle. two suspects were arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen car then ramming a police car. two other cars in the neighborhood were hit by the suspect's getaway car. the investigation goes on into a big fire in west oakland early today that damaged two homes. this started early this morning on 24th street near market m alex savidge has been out there since 4:30. he's back now to tell us how the fire victims got away from
those fast-moving flames. >> reporter: people woke up to a frightening scene. you can imagine there are units filling up with flames and smik smoke. the good news, everybody managed to make it out safely. let me show you the damage. you can see restoration crews are out here boarding up the windows. all of the people who live in these two homes will have to find another place to stay. this fire started in the back of one of the homes inside the first floor laundry room. here's a look at the area. investigators suspect this fire was caused by some sort of problem with the electrical system. the 911 calls started to come in at 3:30 a.m. these homes are on 24th street right off market. because they are older victorians. firefighters say the flames spread quickly from the ground floor up to the second floor and into the attic. a total of 12 people were inside the two homes and everyone made it out safely. although i was just told one cat was killed in this fire and two others are now policing. one neighbor this morning told me he actually kicked down a door to help save a woman
inside one of those burning homes. >> i just needed to handle business. i haven't had time to process any fear. it's making sure humans are alive and not dying. >> reporter: firefighters found three rifles inside one of the homes burning. those weapons were turned over to police. all of the people inside the homes are being helped out by the red cross. they will be set up with another place to stay. obviously, these homes cannot be lived in. the battalion chief said this fire between the two homes probably did about $500,000 in damage. they do believe faulty wiring could be to blame. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:53. a new proposal from the creator of star wars. how those plans could directly affect one of the bare's best-
the presidio trust has different proposals for the park. george lucas says that site is perfect for a museum to showcase his art collection. he would pay to build and maintain the museum. a competing proposal comes from the golden gate national park's conservancy. they want open space and they would include displays of presidio history. and there's a third plan that calls for a museum and a nature
center. all right. sal, i'm seeing on twitter and facebook a lot of complaints about traffic this morning. >> you know, people get on there and they say gosh, this is terrible and sometimes they hear about it. i will tell you why. there was an earlier stalled bus on the upper deck of the bay bridge. usually after something like that happens, we have big, big backups. now it's way back to normal, which is good. it's kind of surprising but in a good way. let's move along and take a look at northbound 880 that traffic is moving nicely until you reach the coliseum and slows down at 23rd. caltrain had a breakdown and there were minor delays there. the system seems to be better now. muni had minor delays now. all in all they are doing we. let's go to steve. a little cooler and breezy today or windy for some. we have a few low clouds around. i think it will be sunny here. temperatures will start to warm
up wednesday into thursday. increasing clouds friday. sure looks like our first rain of the season will visit the north bay. will clear out saturday night and sunday looks sunny. getting close to fall. >> yeah. that's our report for this morning. we thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. be sure to watch more on today's b.a.r.t. talks. management is expected to respond to the union's latest offer. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thanks for joining us.
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