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i'm eric thomas. and i'm kristen sze. developing news. san francisco homicide investigators are in the ingleside neighborhood where a man was shot and kill overnight. terry mcsweeney is live at the police station. >> reporter: just for clarification the police station investigators are working that case over in the ingleside district and what we have is a man find shot shortly after midnight and investigators are saying he has died. take a look at pictures from the scene. according to the police the shooting took place shortly after midnight. a neighbor called it in 12:20. there were three shots, a pause and five more shots. police arrived at the scene, firefighters, emergency crews, there was an effort, we are told, to revive the victim, but it was too late. he passed away. described only as a man in his 20s. police don't have a lot more than that right now because
again, it is maybe four hours ago that this transpired. interesting, this happened near niagara, a couple blocks from city college san francisco, the same street where five people were murdered earlier this year in march. that turned out to be a robbery that went bad. five people found killed, suspects arrested in that case. apparently, no relation just two blocks away. certainly brought back memories. again, not much information about motive or suspect in this case just a man in his 20s found murdered this morning shot to death near city college san francisco. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. 4:32. after 7:00 our time, the u.s. supreme court will release its long awaited ruling on president obama's health care law the decision will affect nearly every american. katie marzullo is live in the breaking news center with a
preview. >>reporter: the face of health care in america could change dramatic until the supreme court makes its ruling there is only expectation. -- speculation the high court could strike down the entire act. a poll finds only a third of americans have a favorable opinion of the law two, the justices could uphold the whole law, 50 million people who are uninsured would be the winners getting coverage started in 2014. the high health care costs would still be a problem for everyone. or the court could strike down parts of the law like the requirement that every american has insurance. dean johnson weighs in. >> i think what is likely to happen the most controversial provision of obamacare the individual mandate is going to be struck down. the less clear question is whether if the individual
mandate goeshi7, does the entie legislation go? i think probably it will. >> reporter: because he says the mandate is so intertwined with the rest of the bill and is the funding mechanism. the affordable care act is president obama's define ago chiefment and speaker john boehner says if the court doesn't strike down the entire bill house republicans will move to repeal what is left of it. stay with abc this morning a special report immediately following this morning's ruling expected to come down around 7:00. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is preparing to testify this evening before the ethics commission that is considering charges of official misconduct against him. it could result in him losing his job. mirkarimi pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge admitting he bruised his wife's arm. now he tells the i-team he's ready to testify tonight >> i am very much looking forward to this, because i
haven't had an opportunity in this kind of forum, in this medium, and taking the stage where i'm able to explain from the beginning and to where they want me to go, all the details that i think the world needs to hear. >> mirkarimi told us his lawyers will be raising new questions about his next door neighbor who called police and reported the incident. stay with abc7 news for complete coverage of the hearing. we'll be there as he testifies and faces questions from the commission. you can follow the latest developments on abc7news.com. 4:35. walnut creek police looking for a man who exposed himself to a teenaged girl and may have intended more. police have this sketch to help them track down the man who flashed a 14-year-old girl on june 18th. it happened along the iron horse trail, popular area for bicyclists, walkers and joggers, also located along
the intermediate the girl was walking when the man began talking to her. >> he offered her cigarettes and drugs, she got scared, turned around, he followed her to her apartment. >> that's when the man exposed himself. the girl ran inside to get away. suspect described as 40-years-old, heavy set with a spanish accent wearing an orange safety vest like those worn by construction workers. 25-year-old raiders receiver pleaded not guilty last month. bay was stopped on the lower deck of the bay bridge april 7th, 2 a.m.. highway patrol says he was speeding and weaving in his lane. oakland school board voted last night to spare the special education program from deep staffing cuts restored 1.7 million dollars in cuts to
the special ed budget that will allow the department to maintain current staffing levels. replace a 475 million dollar bond measure on the november ballot if 55% approve that the money will be used to replace aging facilities and upgrade technology at schools. residents in antioch asking officials to improve safety improvements at a busy railroad crossing after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train yesterday, the second death in that location in three months. the 17-year-old was hit by a freight train at the l street crossing yesterday morning. her death comes months after another antioch resident was killed by a train along the same stretch of track.b/ç burlington northern and other officials areñd>m investigating. this morning, a boater has good samaritans to thank for
pulling him to safety after a sailboat started going underwater. sigh 7 hd caught the rescue. -- rescuers pulled one from the water after the sails collapsed. not an official rescue crew the people in the motor boat just happened to be in the right place at the right time. yesterday saw more sailboats as the weather starts to turn warmer. there's a small craft advisory winds may be a little gusty around the waters this afternoon. good morning. check out temperatures 50 santa rosa to 55 walnut creek and san francisco, 54 pleasanton and vallejo, 53 belmont, 55 san jose clouds along the coast visibilities unlimited marine layer clouds are not dropping to the surface nor are they.i÷got goino bring drizzle that could be
the case tomorrow morning cold front to our west will draw up that sea breeze that's why temperatures will be from one to five degrees cooler than yesterday, low to mid 60s along the coast sun this afternoon upper 60s around san francisco, throw upper 70s around the bay shore low to mid 80s inland. tomorrow slightly cooler pattern drop another couple of degrees into saturday topping out in the low 80s inland mid 70s around the bay low 60s at the coast slow warming trend sunday into next week could get hot once again. here's frances. accidents not many right now. there's roadwork going on. we start with a connection ramp closed this is westbound 237 to southbound 85 scheduled to be blocked until 5:00 this morning. south 101 peninsula marsh to university lanes blocked
traffic still very light through the area. more roadwork in oakland 880 both directions between 980 and fruitvale also northbound high street and 23rd on-ramp blocked until 5:00 this morning. i wanted to take you back to the bay bridge, chp en route to a stall reported on the upper deck supposed to be blocking the right lane traffic so light no problems getting into san francisco, i don't think we are going to see much of a back-up at the bay bridge toll because of the stall. also, 680 good start through contra costa county, southbound traffic flowing well through the san ramon valley and sunol grade. 4:40. california tries to get tough with teachers accused of gross misconduct. did it work? vote expected today in congress that will put the nation's top cop in violation of the law.
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4:43. on capitol hill the house is moving forward with contempt of congress votes against attorney general holder. they've been at odds with holder over documents with respect to fast and furious. president obama has already invoked executive privilege to protect those documents from disexposure. back to the drawing board for sue -- the bill died in the education committee amid -- --.
[ unintelligible ] the state has a new budget signed by governor brown late last night before the midnight deadline. democrats passed 21 bills on majority vote satisfying the governor's demand to deeper cuts. the budget includes welfare and social service cuts relies heavily on voters approving the proposed tax hikes on november ballot that would raise sales tax and boost income tax on people who make more than a quarter million dollars a year. cash-strapped city of stockton poised to make unwanted history. city officials will file for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection later today. the council voted tuesday to declare bankruptcy so it could begin reorganizing debt and
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mid 90s along the east coast low to mid 70s around seattle and portland dress accordingly if you are heading that way and plenty of fluids. no severe weather expected. rain heading towards seattle and portland no delays there, none here around california all running on time. flight tracker abc7news.com. weather not helping firefighters in colorado where this morning they are facing a triple threat in their battle against those massive wildfires in the mountains. erratic winds, high heat and zero rain making it difficult for crews to fight the 29 square mile waldo canyon fire out of control. in the past 24 hours the fire has doubled in size. more than 32,000 residents have been ordered to leave their homes as flames creeped closer into suburban neighborhoods. crews are working to keep the fire from reaching the u.s. airforce academy.
president obama plans to tour colorado's fire damaged areas tomorrow. egypt's first -- >> egypt's first democratically elected president says he will appoint a woman as one of his vice presidents. mohammed morsi reiterated egypt will not be an islamic republic. mayor quan admitting her crime statistics are a bit off but says that doesn't mean the whole strategy is wrong. the mayor addressed the controversy. it turns out murders and other violent crimes are spread out over a much greater area of the city not just the 100 blocks the mayor initially stated. she is taking responsibility for repeating it many times over the past year. >> as mayor i should have taken more time to analyze the data myself and read it myself. i didn't. >> the people in the community know this 100 block plan ain't
real. she didn't support the curfew ordinance. >> mayor quan isn't saying where the erroneous information came from but stands by the policing strategy. 4th of july a week away. authorities out in full force to get fireworks off the street. a team of deputies and investigators acted on a tip and raided two homes yesterday suspected of selling illegal fireworks. they hauled out wheel barrels full of professional grade fireworks, powerful m-80s and other fireworks with such names as neutron bomb. authorities say they are becoming more common. >> last year we stood by the professional show at the pittsburg melina and moved up to the hills and the show after -- after from the backyards was bigger than the professional show. >> police arrested two people.
they face felony charges of possessing explosive devices. a foundation comprised of former astronauts and nasa employees will unveil their plans to build and launch the world's first privately funded telescope. they will construct the device the telescope would help astronomers create the first ever map of the solar system and follow path of as trades. the foundation is led by a former astronaut who briefly lived at the international space station. time for a check on our weather. that warm-up continuing? in some areas it will be warm today other areas going to cool a little sea breeze coming back. you can see some of the clouds hanging around san francisco a sign that sea breeze is going to uncut that warming a little today but still -- to undercut
that warming a little today but will still be nice. we are off to a good start this morning. no radar returns. those are the temperatures from yesterday. by the afternoon hours low to upper 80s in the east bay valleys where the weather will be warmest today if you didn't need the air conditioning yesterday probably won't need it today. east bay hills into the valleys, 69 berkeley, low to mid 70s in post areas. hercules would be warmer at 77. south bay upper 70s to low 80s. up the peninsula mainly mid to upper 70s millbrae 72. mid to upper 60s downtown, south san francisco, sausalito
low to mid 60s mostly sunny at your beaches in the north bay inland upper 70s to low 80s 67 monterey mid to upper 70s the rest of the bay low to mid 80s inland after sweeping the dodgers and shutting them out the reds are in town first place 7:15 first pitch clouds return start 64 clear sky clouds and cooler breeze will drop us to 58 by the end of the game. 61 eureka increasing clouds low 90s chico sacramento big sur tahoe a lot of sun low to mid 70s there same in san diego l.a. 82, palm springs 110 today. back home you can see drizzle tonight as the sea breeze will be stronger waking up to mostly cloudy conditions and 50s tomorrow morning. here's your seven day forecast couple degrees of cooler -- of
cooling. quiet through the holiday midweek have a great day. new accident that just came in castro valley area reported in a couple of directions 580 at 238 northbound 238 and eastbound 580 so look out for that chp en route just happened within the last minute or so. we've been following this stall on the bay bridge it should be cleared soon right lane traffic still fine light enough to get by, no delays at the bay bridge toll. here's a look at 101 in san rafael, good ride southbound for headlights moving past lucas valley, no delays petaluma to the golden gate bridge into san francisco. south bay headlights northbound 280 good into
cupertino that's 17 out of the santa cruz mountains roadwork cleared in both directions earlier than expected. 4:55. this morning, inspect sun teams searching through hundreds of containers in new jersey for -- for possible stowaways. coast guard inspectors met an 850 foot cargo ship from the mideast after they learned possible stowaways were being brought into the u.s. in some of the cargo containers. so far no stowaways have been found many teams are looking through several hundred more contain there's may be carrying people. the red cross is warning blood supplies have dropped to emergency low levels across the nation for the month of june the red cross says there were 50,000 fewer donations than usual, supplies at a precarious level. the organization is urging people to donate to keep
things from getting worse over the next few weeks. earlier this month the world health organization appealed for more blood donations because the need across the globe is on the rise. fda approved new prescription pill for obesity, available only for patients with bmi of 30 or higher or those with weight-related illnesses like type 2 diabetes diana. the pill -- the pill targets a section of the brain responsible for regulating hunger. researchers getting unique look of childbirth from the inside. incredible images german researchers used mri to peer inside a woman's body during labor the mother's final push and the baby's arrival. filmmakers hope the video will i gos did a better understanding of what happens during labor they were impressed with the mother's billing -- willingless to give birth inside an mri machine.
very impressive. if you think you work long hours you are not alone. new study suggests 12 hour workdays are becoming the norm. seattle-based mosi surveyed 500 employers and employees found typical workday runs from 7:17 in the morning to 7:02 p.m.. brits start their day earlier. one upside to the longer hours, bosses are more sympathetic about you working from home or coming in late. 12 hours oh man. we continue to follow developing news in san francisco where police have the night at the scene of a deadly shooting. latest next. six months after a scandal that may cost him his job, ross mirkarimi gets ready tohis side -- to tell his side of the story. warning going out to