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morning. that's when staff started first aid and cpr. san jose fire and paramedics were called to the jail and tried to resuscitate him, but he was declared death. the cause of death has not been determined. this staff is receiving greater scrutiny because of another death a month ago. three are accused of murdering an inmate. an autopsy showed he died from blunt force trauma and internal bleeding. the third deputy is scheduled to be in court for a bail hearing later today. reporting live, matt keller, abc 7 news. a coroner's jury found the death of an inmate earlier this year was due to natural causes. hamilton died at the west county detention facility. his cell mate hit the emergency call button when she collapsed. she died from a fatal
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inflammation in the abdomen. police were at the scene of a shooting that left two people dead. there were four shots the area. they arrived to find two men dead inside a car. no word on suspects or motive. new video of a crash that started a small brush fire. the crash took out a power pole near highway 37 west of the sonoma raceway yesterday afternoon. the power lines sparked the dry brush. firefighters quickly put the fire out. the fire caused a big backup in the evening commute. daily city police are asking for help to track town do man missing since sunday. the 35-year-old was last seen around 3:00 a.m. sunday morning. he may have visited a casino in the area. he's 5'3", weighs 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. if you have seen him, call daily city police. killer bees have been found
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in the bay area for the first time. researchers have found them in the east bay. the furthest north to date. >> reporter: they look and sting like any typical honey bee, be what sets them apart is the fact they are extremely aggressive when their hive is disturbed. now that they have been spotted, the park district is on alert. >> nobody want s s to hear abou killer bees. >> reporter: but they can kill. it happened last month in riverside when a construction worker disturbed an underground hive. joshua cone discovered the killer bees in the east bay last year as far north as they have ever come. >> given that the weather has been very warm, it seemed likely they moved somewhat and indeed they have. >> reporter: as for residents we talked to, no one is panicking. killer bees are just one more
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thing to be aware of when enjoying the outdoors. >> there's rattlesnakes and other things that can hurt them. so it's just another thing you add on to your list as a parent. >> reporter: but on the rare occasion of a swarm of e bees coming after you, experts say cover your face and run as fast as you can until you're inside. also avoid going into the water. killer bees will wait until you come up for air. in lafayette, abc 7 news. >> time is 4:33. a setback for drivers hoping a third lane on the bridge would open by next week. open by next week. the assemblyman open a august but it won't be brought up until january. they plan to turn the eastbound shoulder into a traffic lane, but the agency says it needs two years to get that done. hillary clinton continues a
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fundraising blitz with a breakfast in san francisco. she's set to meet with donors at a private home in the city. abc 7 news was in belvedere for a private fundraiser, one of four events during her two-day trip. a neighbor tried to get a glimpse of the presidential hopeful. >> i think it's pretty exciting and my son thinks it's really exciting. hillary clinton, it's great to have her here. >> san francisco mayor ed lee will host this morning's fundraising event. vice president joe biden will be invited to take part in the first democratic debate. it will be open until the day of the debate. the first debate is scheduled for october 13th in las vegas. happening today, planned parenthood president is set to testify before congress. the panel is investigating how the country's largest abortion provider is using half a billion dollars in taxpayer money each
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year. planned parenthood faces allegations of trafficking o aborting fetal body parts. a series of undercover videos surfaced showing employees discussing the distribution and sale of fetal tissue. the senate is expected to pass a temporary spending bill today that was stripped of a tea backed measure. the move presented a government shutdown. coming up at 5:00, break down the political controversy linked to planned parenthood. at least a dozen climate activi activists face trespassing charges for causing a disruption in san francisco's financial district. 100 protesters took over the intersection yesterday demanding that businesses do more to fight climate change. demonstrators printed a giant earth symbol on the pavement and
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sat down and blocked traffic. others went inside and chained themselves together in the lobby. 22 hotel workers could face charges after a noisy protest from maine rid yan hotel in san francisco. the workers staged a sit-in to get attention to unionize. it coincided with the hotel owners conference inside. it was peaceful, but police started arresting they ignored warnings to move out of the door wisconsin. the san francisco giants remain in the playoff hunt after a big win over the dodgers. last night's game went 12 innings. a sacrifice fly brought a run home for the 3-2 win the dodgers need one more win this week to clinch another national league west title. it doesn't get any bigger than that. >> we need to drink our coffee
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this morning. >> we have game two, this is exciting. dodgers are still in town. another evening game. it's going to be chilly out there. temperatures mainly will be in the 50s. that's where we're sitting at right now. along the peninsula, we're at 59. 58 at redwood city. 58 in san broou know. the wider view currently 61 in oakland. 59 in san jose. right now 51 degrees in napa. as you step out the door for work and school, it's a little chill. grab the light jacket first thing in the morning. we'll see clouds, low fog, by midday some of the clouds will move out and fog will burn off. temperatures below normal and by the afternoon look at this. finally feeling like fall around the bay area. a nice breeze kicks in. temperatures along the coast in the 60s around the bay in the 70s and warmer spots in the 80s. let's get a check of traffic.
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>> good morning, drew. good morning, everyone. here's a look towards the eastern span of the bay bridge. woe notice it's bouncing a little bit. drew can tell us about any breezes. so nothing to worry about if you drive anything high sided. we have construction taking place on eastbound portion downstairs. if you're traveling out of san francisco, you can see some cones that will be there. a lane blocked off until 6:00 right up until the end of the bridge. as we move farther to the south, he's a look at the san mateo bridge. this drive is nice and quiet. a little haze, but nothing to impede your visibility as you leave. 880 making it over to the peninsula on 101. 4:38. supporters call it scary fun, but neighbors say it's a nuance. the east bay teen fighting to get his haunted house
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welcome back. after causing major destruction in taiwan, the typhoon has reached china. most people suffered minor injuries after being struck by flying debris. the winds clocked at 150 miles per hour, uprooted trees and triggered multiple landslides. it produced 2 feet of rain. 7,000 people evacuated the area ahead of time. half a million people are still without electricity. the good intentions of a teenage boy are stirring things
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up in albany. all he wanted to do was make a difference this halloween, but now as al wong explains, his now as al wong explains, his neighbors are making a fuss. >> reporter: over the past two years, sam's backyard haunted house has been a huge charitable success. >> a lot of people come through and get scared. a lot of money and food is raised for the community food bank. >> reporter: but the construction and crowds have attracted complaints and forced sam to apply and argue for a city permit. >> we just want to make sure it fits well in your neighborhood and make sure it's safe for everybody. >> reporter: the turnout at a city hearing was overwhelmingly in favor of sam. >> kids do things on their own for the good of the community and the good of the neighborhood i think it should be applauded. >> reporter: but his neighbor says hundreds of people during
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four nights of festivities is too much for her family. >> we just don't think this is the appropriate area to be doing this. >> i saw a body with no head. >> reporter: the city awarded the permit but it will cost $461. >> then only $300 will go to the food bank versus the $600. >> reporter: even more haunting is that his neighbor is promising to appeal the permit in hopes of ending the whole thing. in albany, al wong, abc 7 news. happening today google is set to unveil its smart phone line up. the company will make the announcement at 9:00 this morning. the invitation promises tasty new treats and much more. google will unveil the nexus 5 and 6. both devices will come with fingerprint readers and read
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ports. today will also be the first presentation as ceo so there could be clues about a change in direction for the company. google's efforts will measure the amount of smog in your effort. a san francisco company that builds air pollution sensors announced the deal monday to install the equipment on the street view cars. the sensors will measure pollution in the bay area, central california, central valley and los angeles. the data will be posted on google maps for everyone to see. the readings could affect real estate values, highlight health risks around schools and parks and help cities determine where to plant e trees or synchronize traffic lights. if you love coffee, today is your day. the warm beverage is right here. it's national coffee day. >> that's right, the entire day is dedicated to your favorite blend to get your fix, businesses are celebrating by offering special deals all day.
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dunkin' donuts, no charge. krips pi cream, you can get a donut. and pete's coffee is offering a small cup of joe with any food item or purchase. >> so are you a one cupper or a die hard quad latté type of dri drinker? we want to know what your favorite coffee brand is. >> me without makeup is sc >> which one looks like you? >> the answer is neither. >> the answer is neither. >> you can tell he has vennty cup. have a good laugh with your co-workers. submit yours so we can replace that one. >> they want to check on the weather forecast. i haven't finished my first cup
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yet. >> on our third will be happy. let's talk about live doppler. a little cool and cloudy. we have high clouds up above, but no showers coming from those clouds. current temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. good morning, san francisco. 61 in oakland. 60 in livermore. you're at 61 degrees. let's go outside. a live look showing you partly cloudy skies and the forecast does call for those morning clouds early on. we will see some breaks in the cloud cover. a brighter afternoon is on the way. but we are tracking a system that will bring us a slight chance of a couple drops wednesday night into thursday morning. once that departs, it's a warmer end to the week. your day planner for today, the next 12 hours on the clouds, sun up at 7:03 in the morning. we have a cool breeze. by 4:00 i expect the cloud cover to move out in the way of sunshine. e we went up to the 60s along the coast. 80s inland.
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the sunset at 6:56 p.m. along with satellite, we are seeing this ribbon of cloud cover moving in. this ribbon of cloud cover is ahead of this area of low pressure. it's a weak system moving upstream, but it will bring us this chance of a couple drops tomorrow night and into thursday. for your tuesday, cloud cover and san jose. along the peninsula, 76 in mountain view. 63 on the coast in pacifica. downtown san francisco, afternoon sunshine at 66. 67 in south san francisco. 77 in sonoma. 72 in oakland. 76, fremont. inland it's mild in the 70s and 80s. 83 the high in brentwood. here's your seven-day forecast. not bad out there. partly cloudy today, cool tomorrow with a chance of a sprinkle into the evening and
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overnight into thursday. after that it's a one-day warm-up and all indications for the weekend saturday and sunday we're bright and breezy and a bit cooler. let's get a check of traffic. >> i'm on cup number two. >> here's a look at walnut creek. folks are getting an early start hitting the roads. highway 24 you can see traffic is moving along quite nicely not finding any delays. a bit farther to the south, if you're traveling in the northbound direction, we have some construction roadwork northbound side of 680. and southbound between lanes will be closed. they will be picking cones up in just a few minutes. taking a look at drive time traffic, it's definitely going to be a coffee kind of drive. 39 minutes will get you pass. we're seeing heavy traffic here. 680 southbound from dublin to mission boulevard south, that's a 16-minute commute.
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>> thank you. it's 4:48. frustrated facebook users have a thumbs down for the social media giant after another service disruption. >> here's this morning's tech bytes. >> another facebook outage. >> the social network wasn't available for about a 40 minutes yesterday afternoon. that's the third time in three weeks. >> facebook says it was a configuration issue that affected users in north america. and iphone users are voicing frustration about a new feature wifi assist that allows the phone to use data when your wifi signal is weak. >> it's actually eating your data. you can turn wifi assistant off under settings. >> iphone users can buy lottery tickets without standing in line. you can use a new jack pocket app. >> so far it only works in the new york area, but it expands soon to california just in time for more than 300 million
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powerball jackpot. >> that's all you need on your tech bytes. coming up, the mystery ambulance rides costing t taxpayers millions of dollars. >> a woman gets more than a bargain at a e flee market. the creature she found hiding in a pile of clothes. we leave you with abc 7 news now. a live picture of downtown san francisco. definitely looks the same without the warriors lights. without the warriors lights. we want them it's always worth remembering... that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. i would kill for something sweet. wanna split that? no...soooo much fat... don't fight your instincts. with 150 calories each,
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welcome back. medicare and how it racked up millions of dollars in ambulance millions of dollars in ambulance rides that never took place. no record exists. another red flag some urban
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services got paid for an average distance of more than 100 miles per ride. the national average is ten miles. the findings show l.a., philadelphia, new york and houston accounted for half of the questionable rides and payments. today is a big day for electric car maker tesla. the new model will roll out of the company's factory today. the model x is tesla's first suv and it starts in about $71,000. it's more than a year behind schedule, but that hasn't impacted the bottom line. shares are up 18% this year. former sheriff michael endor endorsed in the race for sheriff. he was the longest serving sheriff in the history of san francisco. he held the job for 32 years. he is widely considered to be an underdog to challenger vicky hensy. the most recent problems stem
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from the release of the man accused of killing kate steinly. the redwood city improvement association will release a new magic lantern 3-d display. >> tonight's display is inspired by the mexican holiday. the two 15-minute shows will light up the san mateo history museum at 8:00 and 9:00 tonight. it's designed by light show artist bart kressa. he's created designs for disney and paramount pictures. it's there in downtown redwood city. will the weather cooperate? >> a little chill later on, but we're calling it 59. 58 in black hawk. dublin, the wider view through the entire bay area. 59 in san francisco. napa at 52 degrees. outside we go, a laif look
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showing you high clouds. we'll have them throughout the day. a little bit of a dip in temperatures wednesday and a slight chance of showers early thursday morning. that's weather. let's get a check of traffic. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look right now at mass transit. we're starting off with bart with 31 trains running on time. here's a look at san jose at 101 in the northbound direction. those would be your headlights. up to the san jose airport, it's going to be quick and swift. we do have some construction further to the north. it's all on the eastbound side of highway 237 between first street. watch for the cone zone there as well. >> thank you, leyla gulen. a list of the top hidden home hazards in the u.s. has just been released. it turns out one of the most dangerous items you own is a television. the new analysis in the journal of neurosurgery says 99% of americans have a tv in their
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home. 380,000 injuries were caused by tv topplings. researchers are encouraging parents to make sure tvs are secure and preventing children from trying to climb them. swimming pools, magnets and window blinds. a drone store in southern california cannot catch a break from serial burglars. thieves hit the store for a third time making off with thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise. in this video, five people are seen ransacking the store. altogether they made off with $35,000 in equipment. the incident is similar to a break in here in the bay area a couple weeks ago. two burglars broke into a drone store in santa clara. those thieves made off with $5,000 worth of items. some shoppers at a flea market received a shock they won't forget and it wasn't over sticker prices.
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>> customers found a python nestled among the clothes on sunday. authorities were called in to remove it. no one was hurt. officials say it's common to find pythons in homestead this time of year. >> sometimes those venders can be a little slippery, but this is ridiculous. >> a little of cities i will never live in. 4:57, the warriors get down to business as they gear up to defend their nba championship title. we're live with the prediction the team is making for the season ahead. also two bay area innovators earn a major honor. the work that's won them a big reward. we're going to take a quick break. we leave you with abc 7 news now looking live at the bridge where looking live at the bridge where traffic is
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5:00 a.m. on this tuesday morning. national coffee day, which is why i'm loading up. i'm eric thomas. >> it is a big, important holiday to partake for sure. i'm kristen sze. let's check in on the weather this it morning. >> you have to jet jump started. good morning, everybody. a live look from our tower camera showing you this beautiful sight of downtown. you notice the light bouncing off low clouds. the day ahead, sun is up at 7:03. let's get a check of traffic. >> good morning, you wake up like this. here's a look at the toll pl


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