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good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's friday, may 19. i'm dave clark. pam cook has the day off but steve paulson does not. he is right here in his office. >> i am. happy friday. yesterday we continue the warm up. many inland locations were in the low to mid 80s and we continue that today. there's fog out there. the cold water temperatures -- it's wearing to go but there's too much resistance in the form of high pressure. by sunday night or monday it will start to work its way back in. inland temperatures will continue to bump up and we will see upper 80s. i'm sure concor pavilion will hit 90. most locations in the 80s. 70s and 80s closer to the water. we had 30s for kelseyville yesterday. upper 40s and low 50s for some.
you can see that system that has produced the tornadic activity in the planes. we never get the real core but we get enough of it were temperatures continue to warm up. with that in mind we start with mostly clear skies. there could be some fog for an hour or two but i think sunny and warm with temperatures in the 70s and 80s. happy friday, sal. >> we finally got here. things are okay for the most part out there. let's take a look at the commute on the tracy triangle and the rest of the commute. it doesn't look bad. you can see traffic is moving pretty well as you drive through the tracy area with no major slowdowns. the traffic continues to look good getting up to the area. you can also see traffic on 880. it does look good. 880 north- and southbound at the coliseum is moving this morning. the her but no major problems. also at the bay bridge toll plaza, it looks good. traffic is moving along relatively well. there have been some problems in san jose.
a woman riding a motorcycle in san jose last night was hit and killed in a crash with the minivan. this happened on 10th street near the offramp of southbound interstate 280 just after 8 pm. after the deadly collision, the driver of the minivan did stay at the scene. investigators do not believe alcohol or drugs were a factor. this video was provided by a gentleman from frisco and video of the shooting blocks away. around 10 pm, a man was shot at a been a schnitzel restaurant on south first street and edwards avenue. someone nearby visiting relatives told the bay area news group he heard several shots. we do not know the condition of the victim in the in instigation continues. richmond police are asking for your help to find a missing 15-year-old girl. brenay gray has not been seen
since wednesday morning when she left her home to go to school never arrived at school. family members fear she may be a victim of human trafficking. she is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. this is her photo. if you have any information, call richmond police. a man who crashed his car into crowds of people in new york city's times square, killing a teenager and injuring others told the police he was hearing voices. this cell phone video from yesterday -- you can see how the car flew up in the air after hitting safety barriers just before noon. 26-year-old richard rojas, a navy veteran, was arrested. his car jumped the sidewalk and moving for three blocks hitting several people along the way. an 18-year-old girl from michigan visiting new york was killed. her 13-year-old sister was hurt along with 22 other people. the man who works at a nearby restaurant helped tackle
richard rojas as he tried to run away. >> there was something wrong with him. the assumption was that he was drunk. i worked in security for 25 years and i'm not a doctor but i know what alcohol does. i've seen it for 25 years. that was not alcohol. >> investigators say richard rojas had two prior dui arrest. at first he tested negative for alcohol. friends of rojas say he has not been the same since coming back from active duty in the navy and that he has been posting "crazy stuff online." later today president trump leaves on his first overseas trip as the president. it's a chance for him to change the subject after a whirlwind week of denials and damage control. caroline shively has that story from washington.
>> reporter: the president heads to saudi arabia first and onto western europe. meanwhile in dc, a special counsel is pushing ahead into the investigation into mr. trump and his ouster national security adviser michael flynn. president trump defending his interactions with fired fbi director james comey. >> did you at any time urge former fbi director james comey in any way, shape, or form to close her back down the investigation into michael flynn ? and also as you -- >> no. no. next question. >> reporter: and denying any personal ties to russia. >> the entire thing has been a witchhunt and there is no collusion between certainty myself in my campaign. but i can always speak for myself and the russians. >> reporter: but the justice department has brought on former fbi director bob mueller as special counsel to investigate -- ties between the trump campaign and russia. he will have the power to access classified information, decent -- declassified for public review and issue subpoenas while congress continues its own
investigation. >> i am heartened by the news of mr. mueller's appointment but in no way diminishes the need for congress to play an active role in helping to get to the bottom of recent demands. >> reporter: republican senator lindsey graham said appointing mueller has put the probe on a new level. >> with a counterintelligence investigation before now, it seems to me, now, to be considered a criminal investigation.>> reporter: but first, president trump has to name comey's replacement and said former democratic and independent center joe lieberman is one of the leading contenders. >> we are very close when fbi director. soon. >> reporter: deputy attorney general rod rosenstein will brief house members behind closed doors today about the investigation. caroline shively, fox news. the next issue of time magazine has a provocative cover. look at this -- it depicts the white house morphing into moscow's red square.
the times said the cover story will focus on russia's social media war on america. this is the first time in years that the cover of time has no title, no words, just a photo. three people recovering this morning following a kitchen fire at google's developers conference in mountain view. harry mccracken posted this photo of the fire yesterday afternoon at a concession stand. this happened at shoreline amphitheater where google is holding its annual three-day conference. reportedly, three event staff members were taken to the hospital. they were not google employees. three other people refused medical treatment. officials said the fire was put out by the kitchen's fire suppression system. the google conference will wrap up today. 4:07 am. the penalty phase of the murder trial of antolin garcia-torres will continue monday with the defense presenting its case. the prosecution wrapped up its presentation yesterday. sierra lamar's parents get very
emotional testimony. maureen naylor was in the courtroom and says the jury and the court observers had tears in their eyes as zero's mother testified. she talked about the last time she saw sierra and when she hugged her goodbye on the morning she disappeared. legal analyst michael cardoza appeared on ktvu's, the for and described her powerful testimony. >> parents losing a child get up in front of that jury and share the loss, the feeling -- it brings me almost to tears right now as i think about it because of my children. i can't imagine losing a child this way. so it is very effective with the jury. >> the prosecution showed dozens of photos of sierra lamar as a child and ended with a video of sierra singing. before the weekend break, the judge reminded the jury to avoid redding or watching anything about this case saying
the trial will be ending soon. 4:08 am. hundreds of people in palo alto living in a mobile home park a relief this morning after a five-year battle to save their homes. yesterday, the santa clara county housing authority said they will buy the buena vista mobile home park on el camino real for $40 million. the deal allows the 400 people living at the mobile home park to stay in their homes. the housing authority has partnered with the county and the city of palo alto to buy the mobile home park. in 2012, the current owners said they planned to close the park and sell the land to a developer. that's when people living in the park spoke out, arguing for the need to protect affordable housing in silicon valley. california state leaders say they will continue with a plan to automatically enroll employees in retirement plans despite president trump signing a resolution that withdrawals federal support for the program. >> it will directly help restaurants and agricultural
workers. retail store clerks and bicycle shop mechanics and many other workers not employed by businesses large or fortunate enough to offer their own retirement plan. >> the treasurer and senate president pro tem say they believe the program can go forward. de leon wrote the law the creditors state run secure choice retirement program to automatically enroll the almost 7 million workers who do not have access to an employer's sponsored savings program. the workers who did not want to participate would have to opt out. the woman at the center of an oakland police sex scandal -- scandal takes the stand. a judge's ruling about the oakland officer facing charges after jasmine abuslin's revealing testimony. >> took over. they literally took over. an emotional reunion.
why four nurses were at the right place at the right time are now being honored by the city of oakland as heroes. good morning. right now traffic is moving along well if you are driving on 80 westbound. it looks pretty good. sunshine and warm temperatures yesterday. we carry that into today. and probably the weekend. we will show you the numbers. upper 60s and 70s on the coast. 70s and 80s near the bay. maybe if you 90s inland.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. the trump administration officially notified congress of its plans to renegotiate the north american free trade agreement. in a two-page letter to lawmakers, the administration outlined its goals to support economic growth and better paying jobs through its ideas to improve nafta. the notification starts a 90 day period where congress will consult with the administration about its goals. last month president trump announced that in a phone conversation with the leaders of canada and mexico, they agree to renegotiate the 23- year-old trade agreement. that was a change from the president's earlier about to pull the united states out of a nafta. utah congressman, jason chaffetz, says he will resign from congress by the end of june. he just began his fifth term in
congress and he is also the chairman of the house oversight committee. the committee that just began an investigation into president trump's firing a former fbi director james comey. he said despite his absence, he believes other members of his committee will keep the investigation going. >> i have great confidence in people like trey goudy and others, john rackleff out of texas, there lots of good people who care about these issues and are well-suited to carry out these investigations. >> chaffetz recently turned 50 and says he wants to spend more time with his family. but he has not ruled out running for another office like governor of utah. 4:15 am. let's get you to where you need to go. let's check the commute. sal, do we have a commute? >> not right now. everything seems to be -- by the way, it's just you and me for this hour. we can talk about food. we can talk about any of those things that the ladies don't like to talk about. >> don't tell anyone, sal.
>> maybe a big burger. what is at 4:15 am -- maybe a big slice of pizza. can said maybe a beer -- maybe not appear. let's go for the gilroy commute. there's not much of a commute, as you mention. north dip -- northbound 101. as you drive from gilroy to morgan hill and san jose, traffic is moving along well as you drive into the south bay. sometimes, as you know on fridays, we get a little bit of a break. i'm counting on that. we could certainly use a break today when it comes to the commute. this is a live picture of 280 and san jose. the overnight accidents we had have been cleared up. the major one has been cleared up and traffic is moving along well. this is a look at westbound bay bridge. you can see traffic is moving well. now, let's bring steve in at
4:16 am. >> that is very early, sal. >> it is early but i see the light at the end of the tunnel. >> i do to. good morning, everybody. yesterday was not bad. temperatures continue to bump up. we started the week with cloudy skies and cool conditions. not now. we see high pressure. we do not get the center of it over us but we get enough that it's allowing temperatures to warm up. this will be a warm friday. if you 80s and upper 90s. warm to hot on saturday. that looks like the hottest spot. minor cooling by the coast on sunday. i say that because there is a lot of fog out there. we started wednesday with a nice day in the 60s and 70s. today we continue that ride up until tomorrow. a slight cool down on the coast near sunday. the fog is out there. there's too much resistance for today. 48, bodega bay. half moon bay has gone up a little bit. monterey, the inner harbor, that's the inner harbor.
it's 52 degrees off of santa barbara. that's gone down. you can see the cold air in that light blue going all the way down there. that is coldwater. as long as that coldwater is there, the fog just needs a little help. it won't get it today or tomorrow but probably by sunday. 58, brentwood. 59, san jose. it will be warm today eastern contra costa county. 66 in brentwood. 53 by the concord pavilion. 52 in lafayette. 30 and truckee. 52, ukiah. there is a big system that came out of the rocky >> for us, it will be sunny and nice even by the coast. this ridge will stay offshore but enough of it builds and
that our temperatures will warm up. there will be a system coming underneath early next week which will ramp up the fog. until then, sunny and warmer. 70s, 80s and near 90. over all we will see the warmest day tomorrow. i think a hint of some fog creeps back on sunday. then, cooler early next week. 4:19 am. a man from lafayette who suffered a heart attack at the oakland airport in february had a chance to thank the four nurses who saved his life. yesterday the nurses were honored with a proclamation from the city for their heroic efforts. in february, stephen kershner and his wife were planning to fly to seattle to visit stephen's mother. stephen a suddenly collapsed on the sidewalk. >> and then mi4 angels arrived and took over. they literally took over. they started compressions immediately and eventually asked for the defibrillator. >> the registered nurses with kaiser permanente had just come
back from a business trip to vegas when they saw stephen on the ground. they performed cpr and then alameda county sheriff deputies arrived with the defibrillator. >> it's a beautiful thing. it's very overwhelming. none of us have expensed something like this before where we actually see our work come to life in front of us like this. it's a great feeling. >> it's wonderful to meet them. to actually see them and it's truly remarkable they were there and did what they did. >> what a story. thanks to the efforts of those nurses, stephen's life was saved and he has made a full recovery. one step closer, in 20 minutes, what's next for the oakland raiders, i'm sorry, the raiders as their move to las vegas becomes a reality. >> the family of a woman killed 12 cars were racing speaks out after one of the drivers is
county jail. as azenith smith reports, the families of the punishment does not fit the crime. >> reporter: it was two years ago , he lost a sister. for, time has not healed his wounds. >> it hurts every day. it's not something that just goes away. i don't think it will ever go away. >> reporter: what's making the loss more painful, they've been fighting for justice against the drivers accused of street racing along yerba buena road. in january 2015, kiran was on a jog five blocks from her home when the cars crashed, one of the cars pinning her against a tree. this week they say their fight for justice came to a harsh and. >> there are people out there that get a lot more for not paying tickets for a feel like he got away. it's basically just getting way. he got a year. he just got away with murder. >> reporter: a judge sentenced one driver, a robust 02 a year in county jail, three or
probation and three hours of community service after he pled no contest to vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. the other driver, manwell maldonado was acquitted by a jury last month. >> when you look at the sentencing laws that govern the state of california, this is within the realm of sentencing. >> that it was a young person, likely very immature, irresponsible but there was no drinking involved and the court likely thought there was no intent to kill or harm. >> reporter: little analyst steven clark said it would've been a game changer if alcohol was involved. for this family, it doesn't make a difference. >> it does send the wrong message because he is young, he's 18 but i feel like it's not fair. >> reporter: they are now hoping no family goes through their pain as they play pictures of a sikh coalition on a digital frame in their house
to keep her close. >> nobody walks out of the house thinking i will take somebody's life. but at any minute you can. so you need to slow down and you need to think. 4:25 am. two women and a seven-year-old boy are in the hospital in washington state after falling off a ferris wheel near seattle. they fell 30 feet and landed on the metal base at the bottom of the right. a witness said one of the carts flipped upside down and the riders fell out a fourth person was slightly hurt after he was clipped by one of the victims who fell from the ferris wheel. he refused medical treatment. the ferris wheel was shut down but the other rides continue to operate. the state has approved what are considered the toughest standards in the nation for refineries. the new regulations were spurred by a large fire five years ago at the chevron refinery in richmond. six workers were hurt well fumes from the fire made more than 15,000 residents in the
area sick. the new roles me of the industrial safety ordinance now and affecting contra costa county. they include more accountability by refinery owners. they also give production line workers the authority to shut down any unstable units. an oil trade group says these new roles might impose an economic burden on refineries. 4:27 am. an early morning police chase across the east bay. we will bring our way live report up next. plus, a proposal to arm campus police is rejected. up next, the heated debate at ccsf last night and why office could still get weapons even though and advisory council voted against it.
i'm dave clark. pam cook has the day off. we still have steve paulson here and we know about the weather. it's pretty easy today. sometimes you have music. you have weather and me, what more do you need? unless you want it cooler. i can help you until sunday night or monday. today it's about sunshine and warmer temperatures. high pressure has no stand and we are on the eastern edge. it will be warmer today. temperatures moving up. we will get some 90s through the interior. warm to hot through saturday and then some minor cooling on sunday. you could see this from space yesterday with the explosion of the tornadic activity in oklahoma, kansas and into nebraska. now it's over towards st. louis and heading toward chicago. that low coming out of the rocky produced heavy snow totals at some