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another shooting on interstate 80. what police are saying about the rash of shootings on that stretch of freeway. >> and vice president joe biden is in the south bay tonight serving as the keynote speaker at the state democratic convention in san jose. another freeway shooting, another victim killed. all lanes of westbound interstate 80 near hilltop drive in richmond are back open this hour after a shooting early this morning left a 40-year-old driver dead. christina is live with information that the victim was targeted. >> reporter: that's what the
chp is saying. but the big question is by whom? that has remained unanswered in all seven cases that have been reported of freeway shootings here along i-80 since november. this morning that man was shot, drifted off the freeway, and down the embankment behind us. freeway shootings on i-80 are a problem, appearing to become a pattern. >> even if it's targeted, there's so much traffic and so many things close to the theater. >> i feel like it's all related to the same thing since there's so many of them. >> reporter: the latest freeway shooting unfolded around 1:00 pm saturday. someone fired multiple shots at a 40-year-old man in a silver jeep. he drifted off the freeway near hilltop drive and crashed where he died. at least 30 evidence markers litter the area, and bullet holes could be seen in the jeep as it was towed
away. the crime scene forced the shutdown of i-80 through several hours impacting traffic throughout the afternoon. >> i think some of it is definitely game driven -- gang-driven. >> reporter: he is troubled by the possibility the shootings could be gang-related. this is the seventh shooting since november. and the second that's been deadly. >> it's in our region. it's still nearby. >> reporter: the chp says the string of shootings are not random crimes. in each case the victims are targeted. and they say the risk to the public is minimal. a few innocent bystanders have been hurt in the past. but that number is small compared to the massive amount of driver who is commute through the area daily. >> i don't feel like anybody is targeting me. so i don't have too many worries. >> reporter: the victim's identity has not been released.
and no arrests have been made. no arrests have been made in any of the seven cases. and the chp is asking the public who may have seen anything that led up to the shooting to come forward even if they think that detail is insignificant. >> do we know anything about the suspect vehicle involved in this morning's shooting? >> reporter: no information on the suspect vehicle. we're not even sure if the chp has an accurate description of the vehicle outside. they're really asking anyone who may have seen anything that led up to that shooting to come forward so they can put this thing together and solve it. >> thank you. california democrats are gathered in san jose for their statewide convention. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> 1,800 delegates were on hand to hear from joe biden. the vice president arrived late this afternoon to a rousing reception.
>> reporter: the vice president started his day with a tour at ucsf. he tired lab at the research hospital. [ chanting ] >> reporter: a group of bernie sanders supporters carried out a noisy demonstration inside the san jose convention center during the democratic gathering. east bay congressman eric swalwell talked about young voters and why so many of them are showing support for sanders. >> we have to understand as a party what bernie sanders is doing with millennials and why they like him. they see him as authentic, and standing up for their issues. i have debt myself. i understand this issue is a top priority for young people. and secretary clinton, she is gonna be able to speak to that issue too. >> reporter: nancy pelosi was also there. she took a shot at senate republicans over their refusal to consider a supreme
court nominee by president obama to replace the late antonin scalia. >> they have been willing to shut down government, obstruct the full faith and credit of the united states of america, obstruct what happens in the congress, obstruct what the president proposes, now they want to obstruct the work of a court. it's an antigovernment ideology that does not work for the american people. >> the vice president spoke about the current state of the presidential campaign. we'll hear some of his remarks tonight at 10:00. hillary clinton won today the south carolina primary pie a wide margin -- by a wide margin. >> together we have to break down all the barriers. not just some. it's important that wall street never threaten main street again. no bank can be too big to fail and no executive too powerful for jail.
[ cheering and applause ] >> clinton had long been predicted to win south carolina. exit polls show she had strong support from african american voters to look out for 6 and 10 democratic primary voters. >> reporter: south carolina ds head to the polls as hillary clinton and bernie sanders face off in the first in the south democratic primary. >> i want to send a strong signal that south carolina is ready for change, ready for progress, ready to make a difference! >> reporter: hillary clinton is projected to do well today with most polls giving her at least a 20-point advantage. at a rally in texas this morning, bernie sanders virtually ignored today's primary in south carolina, focussing instead on next week's contest and trying to gain back some momentum after losing to clinton in nevada. >> in nevada we came within 5
points! [ cheering and applause ] >> and now we come to super tuesday. >> reporter: republicans may not be facing awful in the polls today, but that's not stopping the candidates from getting in some strong jabs at each other. >> he's flying around on hairforce 1, which is amazing that the guy with the worst spray tan in america is attack meeting for putting on makeup. donald trump likes to sue people. he should sue who did that to his face. >> i watch this lightweight, rubio, little mouth on him, bing bing bing, he's a very nasty guy. and siactually thought that ted cruz was a liar. but rubio is worse. >> reporter: voter turnout continues in record numbers for republicans but is far lower for the democrats compared to the 2008 and 2004 primary. after today, it's the big prize, super tuesday when 13 states go to the polls. a family of five is lucky
to be alive after a close call on the sonoma county coast. the family had to be lifted to safety by helicopter just south of jenner. they were hit by a big wave around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. two people were pulled further out to sea by another wave. a lifeguard jumped into action and held onto a 25-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter until a rescue helicopter could hoist them from the water. the other three family members were able to make it back to shore themselves. menloe park police are looking for the driver that caused a crash that injured two women. the man was driving on willow road and highway 101 yesterday and was involved in a 3-car crash and took off. police say the vehicle is a blue honda accord or civic that's been lowered with a spoiler and a tarnished left panel. the driver is described as white, in his 40s, with salt and pepper hair and a beard. burglars hit an oakland
laundromat this morning. they didn't get away with anything. they destroyed the front of wesley wash and fold on wesley avenue. investigators say they backed a large truck into the building, tied a chain around an atm and tried to pull it out of the building. but the machine wouldn't budge. police m petaluma -- in petaluma are search 4 women who stole thousands of dollars of cosmetics from a beauty supply store. officers received report of a theft on alta beauty this morning. two women entered the store, selected numerous items and left without paying. the loss is estimated to be about $3,500. both are described as being between 20 and 40 years old. students in california who send racy text messages could get excelled over a proposed law. democratic state assemblyman ed chow of arcadia
has introduced a bill that would allow schools to suspend or excel kids for sexting. beautiful weather around the bay area today. at the san francisco zoo, it snowed! ten tons of snoi was made to -- snow was made to celebrate international polar bear day. workers brought in bags of ice and made snow for the oldest resident named yulu. she is 35 years old, the oldest polar bear in captivity. she has lived at the san francisco zoo since 1985, moving here from canada. the military battle to use medical marijuana. how a california marine is fighting to be the first service member to legally use medical pot. >> and an amazing story of survival. highway a seven-month-old baby beat the odds after being diagnosed with a rare heart defect.
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there are reports that eight people were rescued from the building. crews are stilt searching for more possible victims. part of the building was being renovated when it collapsed. investigators are looking into the cause. a marine sergeant from san diego could become the first active duty service man allowed to use medical marijuana in. 2010, sean majors suffered a traumatic brain injury serving on the pacific rim. he has to take several pills a day, but the prescription cocktail isn't cutting it anymore. in october, he got a physician's recommendation for medical cannabis. now he's hoping the marine corps will grant him permission to use it. >> if i'm the first one, i would absolutely love that. you have one group of people that are for cannabis that says cannabis is better than alcohol. very true. another group says cannabis is medicinal, which is true. but those are two different conversations. they need to be separated. >> he hopes his fight will help
others suffering from similar symptoms. investigating hover board related nicer at least 19 states. and new video emerged of one of the devices actually catching fire. >> a home security camera recorded the board igniting. authorities believe the batteries overheated sparking the fire which caused extensive damage to that home. a seven-month-old baby from alaska is recovering after receiving a life-saving heart transplant just moments after going into cardiac arrest. lincoln has a rare birth defect that has caused his heart to fail. his parents say he's had multiple surgeries but he's been improving. in a last ditch effort they flew him to a hospital in seattle for a heart transplant. they were told it could take three months for him to get a new heart but one became available just in time to save his life.
>> praying for a miracle. and at that moment in time it's fair to say we got a miracle. >> lincoln's parents hope to bring their baby home in the next few months and hope sharing their stories will encourage more people to become organ donors. media from all over the world are already set up at the dolby theater on hollywood boulevard for the 88th academy awards tomorrow morning. the live telecast is expected to draw more than 30 million viewers. this year's theme for the stage design is the glam gold lamay look from the 19 '70s. >> roseanne has been outspoken about israel on social media. the group stand with us is organizing the event it. starts tonight at 7:30. unusually warm weather this month has put the brakes on the snowpack in the sierra.
it remains close to average despite our warm february temperatures which range from 5 to 14 degrees warmer than normal. lake tahoe has risen to within about 9 inches of its natural rim. but that's far short of the average this time of year, which is more than 2 feet above the rim. and that video is the last snowpack survey which was done. >> we haven't had snow for a little while. at least any significant snowfall in the sierra. >> february has been pretty disappointing as we all know. but we're hoping that march will be changing. it looks like that could be happening with a change in the overall weather pattern. today we had a few clouds out there. lots of fog and higher clouds from this morning. you may have noticed the rain showers, at least a few sprinkles yesterday about this time into early this morning. temperatures maxing out in the 60s to around 70 degrees out toward santa rosa. napa, beautiful colors, looking across the bay. the clouds off in the
distance, those clouds associated with a frontal system that will generate some more clouds as we head into your sunday forecast. right now, not a lot of activity to show you on the radar. but you can see a few clouds approaching. and these clouds will be drifting closer to the bay area tonight and sunday morning. so we're expecting more offcast for the first half of sunday. 60s toward liver more, walnut creek. san francisco one of the cooler spots, 56. and san jose, 63 degrees. cloudy skies, our path showing you this, and a few raindrops up to the north. tomorrow there is a chance we could have a few sprinkles or even a light shower for the morning hours in the north bay. nothing too major. mainly in the 40s to start out your sunday. here we're, 7:00 am, and the clouds will gradually be on the
decrease. partly cloudy, 61 in san francisco. and we'll stick with that partly cloudy theme for tomorrow night. tomorrow morning here we go, the clouds across the region, not much in the way of the future radar here in tomorrow terms of the shower potential out there, but a chance of a sprinkle or some heavy mist or drizzle for tomorrow morning. and by the afternoon hours, skies becoming partly cloudy. the clouds cruise out to the south later in the day. here is the frontal band we are tracking for tomorrow. showers primarily to the north of the bay area, cooler out there, still some 60s on the forecast map. and it seems like we have a weak system move through. and high pressure really strengthens offshore. that's gonna be happening somewhat into monday. temperatures back up in the 70s. still pretty warm into tuesday. our next organized frontal system, at least we have one to talk about. and that will be coming on board late wednesday night into thursday morning. so rain clouds in the thursday forecast. not a major deal but somewhat of a change in the
5-day. temperatures for tomorrow, mainly in the 60s, san jose, 68. gilroy 70 degrees. and a look ahead, 5-day, temperatures -- we can't shake these 70s. they're coming back for monday into tuesday. we will thicken up with clouds on wednesday, and maybe some rain showers for thursday. and beyond that, we're talking about march already, looks like we are expecting a change in the weather pattern, that jet stream could be focused closer to california and hopefully the bay area. a new study on climate change says animal life is moving toward the north and south poles. fish are migrating away from temperate zones and toward the planet's polls as temperatures rise. they believe this change will probably rise inequality between the world's wealthy and disadvantaged. fish is a critical food source for millions of people around the globe. and this migration could drive up prices in countries where supplies are scarce.
the united nations reports a finding that a mass extinction of bees and butter flyers could threaten food crops. they play a significant role in the world's food production. their decline is primarily due to changes in land use, intensive agricultural practices, pesticides, and climate change. the report reveals that about 3/4 of the world's food crops depend on pollination. march madness around the corner. and stanford takes on ucla.
the changes will let visitors look at a calendar eight to 11 months from now to see which days are considered value, regular, or peak. people will pay more on those peak days when the park is expected to be busy. the cost of a value ticket is going down in california $4 to $95. the regular ticket price will be $105.
and peak will be $119. >> not cheap. joe is here to talk about stanford basketball. >> we're getting close to march. madness. [ laughter ] >> wouldn't be a shock ferone of eight of the 12 -- shocker if one of the eight won the conference. stanford hosting ucla today at maple. the 1st half was played on an even basis. picken will force off the bench for the cardinal. 16 points. stanford by 1 at halftime. ucla took the lead in the 2nd, allen hits this 3, back in front. humphrey gets a nice assist from christian sanders for 2 inside. stanford trying to stretch it out later in the half. roscoe allen with a slick spin move inside. stanford in front by 6. ucla needs a stop,
along the base line and out to pickens. stanford's lead extended to 9. the cardinals win 79-70. stanford is one of eight teams in the conference within 3.5 games of 1st place. the super bowl is barely in our rear view and the nfl is in the news again. the combines are canning on right -- going on right now in indianapolis. one of the players under the microscope is jared goff. goff running the 40-yard dash in 4.84 seconds. >> goff was asked about the fact that his hands have been characterized as less than large. >> i just heard about that yesterday, actually. i've been told i have pretty big hands my whole life. and i heard i had small hands apparently yesterday. no, i never had a problem with that. and i don't
expect it to be a problem at all. i think i'm gonna prove a team the day i get there. i can be a guy that can play right away, stay if i need to and learn. i'm excite forward whatever team wants to draft me and make an impact right away. kevin hogan won't go as high in the draft as goff but he could be great a bargain. he ran a little faster 40 time than goff. he's projected to be a mid-round choice. obviously comes from a very nfl-friendly offense. the warriors wrapping up that long road trip tonight in oklahoma city. we'll have it for you at 10:00. >> how big your hands are, it's what you do with those hands, right? >> that's exactly right. [ laughter ] >> back to spring training. how does everybody look? >> the biggest contract between the giants and the a's, the giants might have three or four roster spots that people are competing for. the a's might have as many as ten or twelve. that's really the difference.
and it is a great time of year because march madness is coming up. also because baseball teams are getting on the field down there. >> yeah. coming up at 10:00, hackers target uc berkeley. >> the breech means tens of thousands of students alumni and faculty will need to look over their personal accounts carefully. we'll have much more coming up at 10:00. thank you so much for joining us tonight. >> and we're always here fur online at ktvu.com, facebook, twitter, and our apps.
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