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huge. check out the images of what firefighters were up against at mission when the fire started at 6 pock last night. a man died in the fire six people were hurt. this was a three-story building a mix-used building with businesses on the first and second floors. ed third floor was residential. some living up there had to use the fire escape to get out. >> around 6:30 i heard someone screaming on the second floor. there are kids up there that run around and about five minutes later i saw the fire trucks pull up on mission street and they looked at us. >> the six people taken to the hospital suffered burns and smoke inhalation. a firefighter was one of the injured. it took so much water to fight the fire it created minor
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flooding with thousands of gallons of water with nowhere to go and 40 people have been displaced by the fire, the red cross is helping them. the building looks like it is a total loss. they are looking for the cause. it doesn't look suspicious but arson is investigateing. >> a man was coming home from work and could only watch as the home went up in flames living in the building with his family for 12 years. his brother and stepfather were home when the fire break out. the stepfather ran out and knocked on doors to alert neighbors. >> he rushed from the kitchen and headed to the bathroom and he was coming back he watched the flames from one of the closets. >> it lost everything. >> the red cross opened an evacuation center for residents at city college. the best way to help is to
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donate pup. we have a link >> there is still an impact on muni buses. transit agency shut down 14, 49 and 33 leaps on mission from 16 th to caesar chavez. you can take bart to get through the mission direct. >> our reporter from the unable news site "mission local," chaired photos. she worked on the second floor of the funded -- building. you could see the smoke pouring from the top floor. if you have photos e-mail them to us at ureport@kgo-tv.com. >> that was a block from a building that destroyed in september at mission street between 22 and 23rd which was packed with items of clothes and
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toys and suitcases. mission street was shut down for a week while crews cleared the charred debris. we will follow the story through the newscast and bring new information. our breaking news reporting continues on twitter@abc7newsbayarea. >> hayward fire department is investigating a fire that broke ought at a commercial building last night. we were over the scene that was home to popular mexican restaurant that closed a few years ago. crews got the fire under control before it could spread. nope was -- no one was hurt. >> san francisco police have identified a suspect behind a gruesome murder but identifying the victim is proving more difficult because of the grizzly nature of the crime. nick? >> good morning, police say a caller reported a suspicious package arrest 4:00 p.m. and
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minutes later copped opened a suitcase and found parts of a body inside. san francisco police officers taped off a large part of south of market between 11th and mission and market street to investigate. a suitcase had a human torso stuffed inside. there is more. police say this were additional body parts found in the area. the medical examiner and investigators were on scene for hours. it is being treated as a homicide. those who live if the area are shocked. >> it scared me. scary. i walk here each day. >> to take someone and put them in a suitcase and make them fit it is horrible. >> the suitcase was last between the bank of america at 11th and uber headquarters is a block over. police say it is unclear if the remains they found belong to one
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person. police will not release where the parts were found, what they were able, race or gender. surveillance video is being reviewed and a suspect is being located as a "person of interest" in the case. >> state investigators searched two homes in the scandal over a cozy relationship between pg&e and regulators seizing controls and other devices from home of a former public utility commissions president looking for evidence of judge shopping and bravery. they searched home of a former pg&e vice president who has resigned. e-mails show that officials consulted with each other on crucial utility decisions. >> marin county doctor exonerated of shooting a man after road rage incident has been indicted on new charges, a story we have been following. dr. simon will appear in marin
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county superior curt to answer to a grand jury indictment for negligence and assault. sigh shot the man after the retired mortgage broker followed him home and into the garage last summer. in the preliminary hearing the judge ruled that dr. simon had a right for defend himself in his home and dismissed a criminal case. >> san jose police will set up a radar sign along a busy stretch of road where a jogger died this week, the victim of a suspected illegal street race that get out of criminal. 24-year-old died after being pinned against a tree when the cars crashed interest each other. police say the two drivers were racing down san jose's yerba buena road lost control andened on the sidewalk. dozens returned to the site to hold a vigil in kiran pabla honor. the sign is temporary until a permanent solution is worked out. we will have a report next half
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hour. >> state round one between mill valley and muir roads will be re-opened after the road was washed away in december. as fault was in place but a new retaining wall had to be rebuild. >> the second snow in the sierra still has less than 30 percent of normal snow pack. this is video from last month. december storms filled up reservoir but too warm to turn rain interest snow. the snow pack usually provides 30 percent of the state's water. >> mike we are not usually getting investor tips but anything that could create rain would be good to consider. >> you have to have the right type of clouds more cloud sides and we have not had the right
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type but in december it has caused flooding and there was not a lot of cloud seeding going on. when committee checked the snow pack our electronic measurements say 27 percent of average so expect that to be close. it should be 52 in downtown san francisco. 53 coming across the golden gate bridge and in the ferry builting and everyone else is in the low 50's until...south of twin peaks at 54. financial district is june, and inland east bay valleys the south bay, and mid-to-upper 40's throughout the bay shore to the 50's in san francisco and 50 in pacifica. from our roof camera notice how height the winds are this morning and we have patchy fog in the north bay. temperatures through the day planner will jump to nearly 60 by noon and a passing high cloud and operate just like yesterday. 4:00 is the upper 50's at the coast and a sea breeze developing and low-to-mid 60's if the rest of us and enjoy another mild evening with stars
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and low-to-mid 50's. walnut creek looking south, no fog or haze moving through the weak temperatures are still packing on saturday with slight cooling trend. >> mass transit this only shows 24 bart trains running on time and ace train run also is on time and as we look at the golden gate bridge you are looking at clear conditions coming in from marin to san francisco a car or two making it away certainly we do have the median and we could see the zipper truck later this morning moving things over. we do have one crash at the berkeley curve approaching emeryville on eastbound 80 so we have a crash one or two lanes are blocked and a limit bit of slowing coming off of the bay bridge to make the transition to 880 so be careful. drive time traffic westbound tracy to dublin is 25 minutes and antioch to concord is 14 minutes and 101 southbound through san rafael into san
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francisco is 19 minutes. 4:39. the world is watching two hours and counting before the threatened beheading of a japanese reporter held captive by isis with latch ditch efforts to save his life. >> a high speed shoutout in the air with the trouble a navy fighter pilot could be in for a flight over in berkeley. stay tuned.
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>> covering cupertino, concord wine country and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. developing news from overseas. just two hours left before the deadline for a trade between a japanese journalists taken hostage by isis and a captured major dade an air force pilot.
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isis said if the trade has not happened by 6:30 our time the journalist will be killed. our reporter is in washington dc, with the latest. susan? good morning eric. last minute negotiations are underway despite objections from the obama administration. >> hanging in the balance this morning is the life of this tv correspondent and this major dade an pilot, a new veto released by isis shows japanese government shackle asked forced to read his death sentence with a photo of the major dade an pilot. >> i have only 24 hours left to live and the pilot has ever less^. >> despite opposition, two countries, japan and jordan, are maneuvering with the group to spare the lives of the hostages in exchange for the pair, want a iraqi woman on death row in jordan set free. she was a determined killer taking part in a 2005 attack in
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which 60 people were killed many of them attending a muslim wedding. >> what isis wants is for people to treat them like a state. it is in the interest of jordan not to. >> sis set a new dead line of sunset in iraq and the clock is ticking. the joining of jordan has given into a prisoner swap. >> this is a victory for sis. >> in france they have mounted the first power strategic in the information war against isis releasing this video designed to steer young people away from radical groups showing conflict and executions described as "hell on earth." >> isis has been winning the propaganda war and stopping that is a critical challenge if washington -- for washington and the west. >> a competitor of airbnb will challenge the new san francisco
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law regulating vacation rentals in private homes. a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by home away and saying the ordinance that legalizes short term vacation rentals was written to benefit airbnb requiring the rentals be owned by those would live there. the judge said that future lawsuits could go forward if they were filed by individual home owners. hole away -- home away will back the lawsuits. >> navy is having a fly over berkeley involving a super hornet like this shown in video provided by armed forces, there was a low level pass over berkeley on tuesday for his brother who is a graduate student at cal and a spokesman said the fighter jet was 2,500 to 3,000' above the background and some felt closer. >> it made a right on university that real.
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>> it felt like it was 100 feet above us. >> that is kind of cool. hope they don't do it too often. >> fighter returned to the naval air station in the valley. >> there was a time when that was common and they get a minor slap on wrist. those days are gone now it is a major slap on the wrist. >> without authorization they would do it. >> flying under the golden gate bridge things they cannot do now. >> too many with iphone votes. >> true. now a look at the weather forecast. mike? >> live doppler hd shows the fog in the north bay we were down to three-quarters of a file visibility and now we are up to three so it is moving down we we to petaluma at 1.75. watch out for more fog around there. and rohnert park and possibly up
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to windsor and over to guerneville. watch out during the commute. it will be there the entire tie. winds are light and variable to nonexistent. the fog is not going to make too much of a trip outside of the north bay. here is the south bay looking at 87 near the shark tank, it is clear with sunshine. it will be bright, dry and warmer-than-average temperatures through the weekend and clear with fog in the same areas we see it now. february offers a change hopefully the end of next week we can open that door and bring rain back. we are looking at a week from now is the battle cry with a possibility of rain. but usually we get there it has fallen apart or moved north. we have had 35 days without rain. here we go, mid-to-upper 60's today and nearly extent in santa cruz like yesterday and
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cloverdale at 71 is the warm spot. tonight, we will be like this morning and a few upper 30's in the north bay valleys inland valleys and low-to-mid 40's there and around to present and palo alto to the south bay and upper 40's to norly 50 the same areas san rafael richmond oakland to san francisco and to half moon bay. the ridge is taking criminal the high pressure deflecting the storm system to the north and to our south and the last super bowl was in negotiation with winter and great weather. in arizona the middle of winter, it is going to rain. not only today or tomorrow but also saturday and when they are headed indoors on sunday it is going to be nice. on monday, nothing going on. on thursday friday and saturday, those are the best chances of wet weather in our neighbor of the until then the heat is nearly 70's on saturday.
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mid-to-upper 60's with a few more clouds on sunday. low-to-upper 60's on monday and toward today's average by tuesday. leyla? >> at the maze this is an accident eastbound around berkeley curve so that is the macarthur maze and it is gone. we have clear conditions from the oakland area toward emeryville and berkeley. toward the bay bridge you can see traffic is moving along without any problems. the rest of the bay area is green. you may not see too much traffic but a couple of construction projects. southbound 880 at 98, we have a project. until further notice i am not sure when it will be picked up be careful and slow if the concern zone so our folks that work for caltran are safe and the rest of the south bay is top speed along 101, 280 85. all at top speeds.
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>> thank you, 4:50. the mobile strategy at facebook is paying off. >> the tech bytes, facebook is doing better than expected saying more than two-thirds of ads come from mobile devices and now has three billion video view as day two-thirds from mobile devices. f.a.a. says super bowl sunday is no drone zone. this year the age specifically includes drones. if anyone gets near the stadium it will be shot down. the operator will be under arrest. >> tesla is taking acceleration to the new level introducing insane medicine -- mode 0-60 a few seconds. here are pictures from
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unsuspecting passengers. >> love to take a ride. >> coming up, facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg's pricily slice of paradise shelling out for beach front property in hawaii. stay tuned.
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>> now, facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg has pay $200 million for ocean front property on the north shore of kauai which was a former sugar plantation
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including 2500 feet of ocean front and a working organic farm. locals report zuckerberg will build on the property for his family. >> city of concord says they will spend $10,000 implementing new parking restrictions art the bart station. officials will turn 11 residential streets near the station interest permit parking areas only. residents around the station have been complaining that city streets are turned interest overflow parking areas for bart commuters. drives have been blocked there is never parking for people would live there and the problem was worst last year when bart championed a dollar to park at the 1,600-space lot. >> if you have commute problems this morning it would not be because of the weather. >> unless you are in the north bay with the fog above 1.5 now, december, look at all that rain: we were well above average by 4-5" but it has been 35 day
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since christmas eve. today is 36 without rain. the dense fog advisory down to lake view as you head and the grapevine you will see improving conditions with the fog but will find a slight shower and cloud cover. on the other side los angeles will be around 74 and palm springs 78 in the upper 50's to low 60's through the central valley and rain and snow showers through the sierra. walnut creek is move fine from pleasant hill southbound 680 and no construction northbound. that construction project caused quite the mess yesterday between treat and monument boulevard but not this morning. we are going to see clear conditions. the new crash in castro valley westbound 580 to the northbound 238 connection we have the incident in the center divider so possibly one lane could be blocked.
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>> the key to stopping cancer is catching it early. a new technology that could revolutionize breast cancer screening is developed here and aims to provide women with an accurate way to screen for breast cancer at home. >> it is wearable device with a number of sensors that check what happens with your patterns of heat change on the breast over time. >> tonight we will look at the new device and how it can make breast cancer screen as simple at committing your smartphone. >> california is more optimistic about the economy good news for the governor. people would lick the job brown is doing have climbed to 61 percent, 20 percent higher than when he took office in john of -- january of 2011 and support to extend temperature taxes supporting the budget plan to pay down debt andable cushion rather than restore social services. racial disparities persist in
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how people believe in their communities. >> san francisco police are asking for help to track down the map suspected of stealing a puppy on a bus. this is chester a four-month-old pit bull riding in his owner's backpack on thursday and these are surveillance videos of the man police believe took the dog. officers say he punched the owner in the face, grabbed the backpack and took off near mission. if you know anything call san francisco police. >> we have breaking news in the east bay where a driver rams into two highway patrol cars next at 5:00 a.m. >> fires on the scene of a deadly apartment building fire. we have the baters they are still fighting and what we have learned about those impacted. >> a father demanding action from his son's school to protect the youngster from the measles. the danger unvaccinated
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good thursday morning. 5:00 a.m. we thank you for waking up early and joining us. i am kristen sze with leyla following breaking traffic news. meteorologist mike nicco has a pleasant day. >> a lot like yesterday. we are off to the same start but the north bay the fog is

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