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pilot killed overseas. we are learning about the connections and the heroic actions that may have saved lives. i'm larry beil in for dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. he was the pilot killed today. he was the san mateo county native and graduated from the university of san francisco. >> the crash happened this morning at a royal air force base northeast of london. tonight friends of the bay area native are sharing their memories. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow is live. >> he graduated from the university of san francisco in 2004 and he went on to the u.s. marine core where he -- marine corp better he was a pilot. he left an impression on everyone he met including several of our colleagues if news. >> he had this confident and infectious smile. >> the photographer attended
usf and even before he embarked on his military career he knew he wanted to make a difference. >> according to his linked in profile he joined the marine croir as a -- marine corp. they were stationed at marine corp station miramar in san diego county. it was one of six coming back to the states when it crashed in england. there are reports he avoided crashing in an area with homes. something san diego anchor reporter preston philips sounds like him. >> that's taj in a heartbeat. he would do that to save people. he met him in downtown san diego. he said taj made quite the first impression. he was not only the kind of guy to lend you his car, but he was the kind of guy to loan you a red ferrari. >> he drives a red ferrari? i see this guy in a flight suit and introduce himself.
my name is taj. if you want to take the ferrari sometime, you are more than welcome. >> generous, humble and passionate. that's how both friends described him. >> he was where he wanted to be, with his squad. >> he died doing what he loved. at the end of the day he wouldn't want to be mourned. he would want to be remembered and celebrated as someone who was a great guy. >> he leaves behind a family including a young daughter. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> we are continuing to follow-up dates on the story as they happen. follow us on twitter at abc7 fuse bay area. we have new details on a san jose police officer who sent threatening tweets to "black lives matter" activists. the police department is confirming to abc7 news that officer philip white is no longer with the department. janet is live at san jose headquarters with the story. janet? >> the tweet and the twitter account have long since been removed. it has been nearly a year
since the internal investigation started. and now the san jose police department loses an officer once considered a role model in the community. >> you have to use your noggin. >> officer phil white, a 20-year veteran with san jose police, worked with kids on gang prevention and education. his twernl -- personal tweets grew national attention. he threaten ited in the "black lives matter" after saying threaten me or my family and i will use my god given and law appointed right and duty to kill you. # cop lives matter. he went on to write, "if anyone feels they can't breathe or their lives matter i will be at the movies off duty and carrying my gun. >> the first initial thought of mine was wow. >> milan with african-american community in san jose was among the protesters calling for white's removal. he thinks the right decision has been made. >> in his words, i understood
as an officer, but his level of responsibility in using better choice of words. >> he is hopeful this negative incident can be turned into something positive. >> we can continue partnering and seeing them at events and seeing them engaging with the community and then that badge will be more of a protection and not something he will fear. >> steps to improve relations and build trust over time. in san jose,. >> they were overhead as a san francisco s.w.a.t team searched for suspects at a construction viet. we wrote this story live on abc7 news at 4:00. they made four arrests in potrero hill. they closed the street ramp to interstate 280. during the search one of the suspects isn't whatted for a case out of oakland and police would not elaborate further. new concerns about the outbreak that may have spread to another county. they spoke to the health officer in santa cruz who says
they are waiting for test results on five possible cases. there are now 93 confirmed cases in the san jose area where the outbreak began. they are all linked to the san juan restaurant. the pan who came down filed the first lawsuit against the restaurant. >> i knew it was the restaurant, but i had no idea the extent of what now is like an epidemic. >> no word yet on the exact source. this is believed to be the large large -- largest outbreak in santa clara county. >> a man wanted for two attempted abductions is linked to a third case of the on sunday police say the man approached a girl and then a group of girls in the area of college avenue and webster street of the he is accused in an incident on telegraph avenue. all of the children were able to run away. police released new information on the suspect's vehicle. a black full sized cargo van with no side or rear windows.
>> we want to share images captured by sky 7hd showing shear relief. you are looking at the home a missing boy with autism was reunited with his parents. they got upset and ran off from pe class. police found him five hours later and about four miles away. >> the alameda county sheriff's office and we are glad to have our son back. >> he was hungry and went to mcdonalds to get a happy meal. we know he is in good spirits. >> the chp, school staff and parent volunteers helped look for the little boy. sphie thisy have assigned sex reassignment surgery for some inmates. to qualify they must be identified with gender disfor yaw and live as the other gender for one jeer and -- one year and express interest for two years. new tonight multiple
reports say air b and b has agreed to remove a series of ads that take a passive aggressive swipe at the city. here is one ad and it suggests san francisco's public library system should be spending the the company's tax money on staying open later. >> mere -- here is another and it tells the tax clacter not to spend all of the money in one place. if passed, it would limit private rentals through sites like air b and b and force guests to pay the city's hotel tax. new details on questions about the reliability of tesla's model s. they are responding to consumer reports. they tweeted that the issues have been addressed in the newer vehicles. they pulled 9 -- they pulled the sedan two months after the highest safety rating. >> paul ryan is poised to
become the next speaker of the house. after a closed door meeting he won the house freedom caucus. the group of three dozen rebellious conservatives was the lone holdout in the speaker ship. in the race for president the democratic candidate hillary clinton will appear before the select committee before benghazi on capitol hill. they are expected to grill mrs. clinton over the handling of the 2012 attacks that left four americans dead including the bay area native who is the u.s. ambassador to libya. clinton's democratic opponent bernie sanders brought his run to jimmy kimmle. it will air after this edition of abc7 news at 11:00. and joe biden put an end to public speculation about his potential bid for the presidency. he will not run. biden says he and his family will be absorbed in dealing with the death of his son. a would be package thief caught on camera.
still ahead on abc news at 11:00, the porch struggle that this bay area criminal wasn't expecting. >> and how far would you go to find the missing animal. >> and later 40 years after its debut sesame street is again ready to make tv history. >> i'm abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. we from going into your commute with fog and drizzle. what follows could get interesting. i'll have the details coming up. >> first a look at what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" on -- after the news at 11:00. >> what we were able to accomplish without any help from anyone tonight.
campbell and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> police want to foe if you recognize this thief or attempted thief. she tried to steal a package from a resident's porch in the crystal ranch area. couldn't quite manage to lift it, so instead she decided to steal the resident's dirty shoes from the front porch.
they are calling it epic crook tale. if you know who the crook happens to be contact the con card -- concord police. how far would you go to find are your missing cat. one search took someone to omaha, nebraska. here is alan wang. >> i don't really like cats. i have never been super into cats. >> by no means does she consider herself a cat lover, except when it comes to shiba. >> she is a wonderful, laid back cat cat. >> when shiba went missing she was determined to find her. she suspecteded shiba was taken by family members when they took a ceased neighbor's belongings. >> maybe she jumped in the back of the truck or maybe they took her because she is a nice cat. >> they tracked them to omaha, nebraska and con account tayed them by -- and she offered
them a reward, but there was no response. there was only one thing to do. call in a pet detective. the private investigator went to the person's home in omaha. the woman who refused to speak with us claimed shiba was her father's cat and then turned it over after seeing proof it was thought. >> she was shocked when i pulled the picture out of shiba. >> shiba was flown back to vaw lay owe. >> i felt like once i knew where she was i couldn't just leave her there. >> but she still claimed she is not a cat lover. alan wang, abc7 news. >> in case you didn't hear, the future arrived today. >> how far are you going? >> about 30 years. >> legions of fans celebrated "back to the future" day. michael j fox traveled 30 years ahead in time to today, october 21st, 2015 in the second movie in the trilogy.
the movie did a pretty good job of getting some things right. we have wearable electronics and flat screen tv's and nike even floated the idea of self-tieing shoes awhile back. unfortunately we are still waiting for the hover boards. >> i would love one. some day. another 30 years. >> back to the future day will be celebrated on "jimmy kimmel live." mcfly and doc brown show up in spectacular style. michael j fox and christopher lloyd will reprize their role when they come in full back to the future attire. it is a brand-new pair of self-lacing nike sneakers. you don't want to miss it. it airs at 11:30. >> a nice way to make an entrance like that. >> speaking of predicting the
future, sandhya patel on the 30-year forecast. >> always thinking ahead, 30 years that is. as we take a look at a beautiful picture this is a time lapse from our sunset. we not only have the fog around, but those high clouds around as well. the fog came back and it is socked in along the coastline. half moon bay is reporting visibility down to about seven miles with fog. the temperatures around the area we are seeing high clouds as well in the 50s and 60s. i want to show you the trans america prior midand the financial district. the fog has been in and out. looking at fog and drizzle and there is a slight chance of showers on sunday. today's high temperatures are in the mid60s to the mid80s. we will keep this mild pattern going, but you will notice slight drops in temperatures.
we are expecting heavy rain in association with hurricane patricia. it is packing winds of 75 miles an hour. southwestern portion of mexico under hurricane warnings are expected to actually see this intensity into a category three and then soak the area with six to 12 inches of rain. the moisture will head into texas and they will get some drenching rain. they have already seen rain and thunderstorms and we are expecting another repeat there as we head toward the next couple days. for us in the bay area not drenching rain with the sunday system. we will notice for this weekend saturday increasing cloud cover and sunday we have a slight chance of a few showers and most of the energy is staying up in northern california has a possibility of a few hundredths of an inch. now fast ford to next week -- fast-forward to next week. wednesday a cold front may link up with hurricane olaf and left over moisture from it
is passing away from hawaii right now and bringing us a greater chance of rain. they are starting to backpedal and we will keep you posted. for thing in the morning and we could see damp roadways. up are 40s to upper 50s. you will see the high clouds around as well, and this may be the time where you will need to dress in layers. mid80s inland. 80 in san jose and 85, 83 in concord and 82 napa. santa rosa 84 and 77 in oakland and 72 in san francisco. 65 in half moon bay. if you are going to the niners game after you get off work they take on the seahawks. it is pretty mild and then dropping down to the mid60s. a look at the accu-weather seven-day forecast and it will feature a few drops on sunday. look at the temperatures
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grown by one new muppet. she is a girl with -- muppet with autism. they say public underking of autism is not standard. the interest ducks of julia is part of a new nationwide initiative that aims to reduce the stigma of autism. i'm subbing in for dan and shu is handling sports. we thought the cubs were going to be part of destiny. >> the cubs will not be in the world series once again. the mets are on their way to the world series for the first time in 15 years.
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brought to you by xfinity. >> the nlcs is ova as the mets sweep the cubs. the cubs had a 7-0 record against the mets in the regular season. i guess the law of averages kicked in during the playoffs. the metropolitans are on the way to the world series for the first time in 15 years. we counted 10 former a's playing in the league championship series. jason hamel gets a start for chicago. doesn't start long. he had two doubles and five r.b.i. smack to right center. in a flash he lasted one and a third inning. the mets are leading 6-1 in the seventh. it ricochets off the catch are's helmet. that's why you wear a helmet at all times. homers for the 6th straight game that has never been done before. 8-1 mets.
the goats' name? murphy. the cubs fans needing a miracle. he has his goggles ready. they were caught looking at the fast ball. mets are the winner 8-3. daniel murphy the series mvp. it was the first trip to the series since 2000. >> you have to believe. this is an incredible feeling. >> oh my goodness. dexter went after it and i thought he would catch it. the netting caught it. >> i can't explain it. i do remember that. i thought oh my goodness that got out of the ballpark. >> they forced a game six in kansas city on a must win wednesday. they still have a 3-2 series lead and playing like they have nothing to lose. the royals win the series it
won't be on toronto turf. deep to left center and it's gone. it is an early 1-0 lead. it stayed that way into the 6th. he takes one on the elbow. troy tulowitzki took one. everybody will score. they are breaking it open with a 5-0 lead. meanwhile estrada on cruise control. his fifth and final victim. working on a one hitter at this point and the next batter and salvador perez scales the wall in right and bluejays send it back to a 7-1 victory. >> this abc7 sports report is brought to you by xfinity and i was pulling for the c you ubbies, but i switched gears. >> you are quick on and off.