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looich, from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> good afternoon, everybody. >> another storm is moving through the bay area right now. this is rain from just a short time ago in san francisco. police tweeted out this picture from alamo drive showing a chain reaction accident on those forked roads. fortunately, no one was hurt. >> this is from our emoryville camera. it's cloudy, it's raining, i looked outside from our san francisco studios. it was pouring. >> the rain just keeps oncomi come ing. we've got rain spread across most of the area.
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let's look at the heaviest of rain and a line of downpours reaching north eastward. we've got light to moderate up in the delta area here. notice the heavy rain. we've got another area of lighter rain pushing into the north bay right now. storm impact scale which we used to indicate the intensity of storms, we rank storms 1 through 5, numerically. one is a light storm. five is a severe storm. right now, we're in the midst of a storm ranking number one expecteding less than half an inch of rain fall. however, the rain does keep on coming. it will be wet just about everywhere rater in the evening hours. little pockets of showers will follow through the north bay later tonight.
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>> i'll have our first look at the weather in just a few minutes. >> the rain hit the north bay first, but it's just a drop in the bucket for the drought. >> the rain is exactly what we need in a drought. these rainstorms are consistent. they're not causing flooding. they're not causing mud slides. but we have a long way to go. >> the beginning of the rainy season, we've accumulated about half of what we need to be full.
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>> despite the steady storms, if drout is not a local phenomenon. just because the reservoirs flare up, disappearing ground water remains this season. >> the way ground water gets into the ground provides water for aquifers that can take years for what we've withdrawn out of it to actually get back into the ground. >> if you're looking at it now live in petaluma, it's going back into san francisco bay, eventually. even if the reservoirs fill, this is not over because we have the ground water issue to consider. that's going to take a lot longer. this drought is not local. it is state wide. there are regulations that means to cause an end to this drout, you're still going to have to ask for a drink of water in restaurants. >> we have four years of drought to recover from.
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so this is going to take a while. however, it does keep getting better for skiers and snow borders in the sirra. the resort has received six inches of new snow over the past 24 hours and more than 19 feet so far this season. >> get your weather forecast on the go and enable push alerts for media notifications and severe weather alerts. >> the 49ers have named chip kelly as their new head coach. >> just like jim harbaugh, he has a tendency to rub people the wrong way.
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>> what does this mean for colin kaepernick normally, there would be a big news conference, but that's not going to happen until next week. this place was on lockdown. we don't know a date. we don't know a time for that. what this means is we could see a rarity. we all know what the main question is going to be. does this bring colin kaepernick back into the hold of quarterback. >> what chip demands is reflexive recall from his quarterbacks. he's now realized, if you're going to go extra fast in the
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pros, you don't know if you have this deep of a library, but whatever you have, it comes up without even thinking about it. for colin to be that kind of a player, is to be in the classroom. if chip is serious about making this marriage work, colin is going to have to do some serious school work over the next 6 months. >> and steve is exactly right. that's the key. coming up at 5:00, the end reaction. some are happy about the hiring, some are not. reporting live, colin rush, abc 7 news. >> it is decidedly mixed, that's for sure. >> well, the question is really, is it going to be a success? that's what fans really want. >> i think it's going to be one or the other. this is going to be fantastic -- >> that's not really the answer i'm going for. >> it could be fantastic and the 49ers are going to go flying up and down the field at warped speed or this is going to be an unmitigated disaster.
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you would hope that chip kelly has learned he can't walk in and be a dictator and just have everybody bow down. oh, he's here, he's arrived, the messiah. what's interesting is that the owner went from jim harbaugh who is a great coach to jimmy t that everybody loved him and couldn't win games to another coach who has a tiffic offensive line but isn't going to win mr. congeniality. >> this is all happening before superbowl 50. >> the golden anniversary superbowl will reach new heights and it will reach the benefit and face some challenges as well. >> abc 7 news reporter carolyn tyler joins us live. >> reporter: well, they expect up to a million people to pour into san francisco.
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people who came here need change. >> these san francisco residents know the impact here will be almost three weeks because of security measures and traffic. >> this is going to be a challenge times four. >> the official mantra is don't drive if you don't have to. add to that muni lines that will be re-routed. >> we're planning in a way that we have never planned before, but we do have good experience. >> yes, the city has handled large events like the pride parade, but the superbowl
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festivities will be a high security event, meaning those who live near the foot print of superbowl city may need special credentials just to get into their neighborhood and those who park cars in nearby garages, like embarkdero four, will face daily bomb sweeps. >> i do think it's an awfully long time to close streets and reroute commuters and really stress the residents. >> i think if everybody pulls together, i'm sure we can get through it. kind of looking forward to when it's over. but it's a great opportunity. >> and when it's over, the city and its residents will analyze the cost and the benefit. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. >> in san francisco today, a judge heard arguments over whether to require a catholic hospital to allow a woman to get her tubes tied. the company's mercy medical center in reading denied the procedure because it operates under catholic religious
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doctrine which doesn allow for female contraception. >> today, planned parenthood filed a federal lawsuit who targeted the organization with under cover videos. the suit accuses the center for medical progress and its organizer organizer. >> jumps from high way 238 and landed in pioneer cemetery. >>. >> i have never seen anything like this. this has been here for well over a hundred years. and i never remember a case of somebody falling to their death inside the cemetery. >> passenger stayed with the car and cooperated with investigators.
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>> still ahead, three big power ball winners. but who are they? the advice from the lottery for the newest millionaires. >> the nominees are? >> the long-awaited oscar nominations are finally here. the big names and the movie makers up for an award. >> taking a live look at traffic, this is 101 in san jose. southbound lanes are all backed up. you can see the road is wet and slick. back with more on abc 7 news with more right af
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one of the tickets was bought here in california. abc news reporter lauren lister has the details. already last night, it was a party. today, it was a million dollar payday for a store owner who didn't win the lot ri, but sold the winning tickets. even without the winner coming forward, it's been a scene at this 7-eleven who sold the winning power ball ticket in the $1.6 billion jackpot. >> talk to us. we're here to help you start this wonderful yourny. winning a big, cash prize should never, ever be a nightmare. >> two other winning jackpot tickets were sold. one at a grocery store.
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>> we were informed at about 5:30 of the winning ticket. >> and one sold in mumford, tennessee. a city of just 6,000. >> get advice, sell the ticket and just enjoy it. >> they need no help in managing a new fortune. and if you caught power ball fever but you just can't take it, you can still play. the next drawing is saturday. officials estimate the jackpot to be back down to a mere $40 million. abc news, chino hills, california. >> her's something you may not have known. the california power ball winner will not have to pay any state or local personal income taxes on their personal winnings. that's because under state law, all lottery prizes are exempt from state and local taxes. >> the countdown is on. the oscar nominations were
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announced today. >> receiving 12 oscar nominations. mad max road, both are among those nominated for best picture. >> the nominees are leonardo dicaprio. >> dicaprio is among an a-list group. he took home an oscar last year. nominated for best actress, golden globe winner bree larson. he spoke just minutes after the announcement.
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>> it should be pointed out, it's a whitewash in the acting categories. >> white actors representing all 20 nominations. the force awakened also received five nods in technical categories. >> abc news, los angeles. >> and the bay area is well-represented in the oscar's place. >> here with which locals are celebrating nominations. >> they're in the chase for oscar gold. some you know. others will be hearing for the first time. the force is strong with ilm. the san francisco-based visual tech company got five nods from star wars, the force awakens.
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editing, score, visual effects, sound mixing. ilm was nominated. the parent company of abc 7. another disney company is jumping for joy, if you will. emoryville-based pixar for its popular film, inside out. >> the actress from eldorado hills who is the voice of the main character, riley shortly after she heard the great news. >> i was so excited. and i'm so happy. for all the teams to have made something so successful. >> two bay area women are animated for their bay area doctrine. lastly, the movie streaming dpaen produced two nominated documentaries.
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>> you can watch the oscars hosted by chris rock february 28th, right here on abc 7. >> all right. well, time now to check on our weather. >> area. all major highways into and out of the central sierra. and we have a winter storm warning in effect until noon tomorrow -- i'm sorry, not noon tomorrow, until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. even higher totals in the higher peeks.
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here's our snowfall animation projecting a snowfall of 18 inches. 15 at donner city. lots of rain here as you can see from our rooftop camera here at abc. it is quite wet out there right now. these are forecast features. rain will taper off overnight. it will be mainly dry tomorrow. we have a series of storms coming in saturday, sunday and monday. so we have a wet weather period ahead of us. our animation 5:00 tomorrow morning at which point we'll see just a few little patches of some light, skaterred showers. it might be a slow morning commute. we expect a mainly dry day tomorrow. later in the day, we'll see clouds thickening into the evening hours. that's ahead of the arrival of our next storm which ranks number one of our storm impact scale. and that will be followed by other storms. let's resume our forecast animation. 7:00 tomorrow evening for the approaching storm.
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we'll see rain moving into santa rosa by about 9:00 tomorrow night. later tomorrow night, around 11:00 or so, we'll see rain spreading southward and then the overnight hours, it will be wet with periods of moderate to heavy rain. 6:00 saturday morning, that first wave of rain winds down, the second one starts to move through the north bay. it will produce some pretty intense downpours. that will swing through in the morning hours. and then we'll see that storm breaking up. rainfall totals the current one and the one for tomorrow and saturday over half an inch in san jose. over .8 up in santa rosa. we have storms coming in sunday and monday. that will be wetter than the storm is looking at right now. they'll bring probably some stronger, gustier winds them, as
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well. okay, overnight, low temperatures low to upper 40s. here's the 5:accuweather seven y forecast, a little bit of a break from the rain the middle of next week. >> up next, remembering the iconic allen ripman. >> the actor known for playing both the bad guy and the
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the english actor known for roles in die hard has died after a short battle with cancer. >> a look back at his long and amazing career. >> the moment he appeared on screen, it was all there.
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the flare, the charisma and the voice. >> time to detonate, 394. >> arguably one of the most iconic characters. >> throughout the series, it was unclear whether the professor was good or evil. rickman was the only actor who knew how to play the devious character. >> before i started, i ran and i said you have to tell me something. and she told me one tiny piece of information which i swore i would never share with anybody. >> ho, ho, ho. >> rickman won a golden globe, and emmy and a guild's award.
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performance as the sheriff in "robin hood: prince of thieves". his devilish charm extended to films. >> he didn't want to be remembered only as a villain. he was absolutely superb. he could be someone you would really love to kill. but equally, he would be someone you would be absolutely delighted if he took a shine to you. >> he told cnn. >> you'd be lost. >> allen rickman was 69. >> and those who worked with rickman closely are paying
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tribute this afternoon and lots have posted i feel so lucky to have spent some time with such an actor. >> working with him at such a formative age was incredibly important. he taught me for the rest of my life and career. >> and sad to report that bay area broadcasting legend al heart has died, the anchor for morning news for more than two decades. he retired in 2000. hart's wife says he died peacefully this morning with a degenerative brain disease. he was 88 years ol
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making headlines at 4:30. a sea of green on live doppler 7 hd. a round of rain is moving through the bay area as we speak and a bigger storm is actually on the way. let's take a look live right now. you can see here, rainy and windy afternoon. spencer christian will be back in just a few minutes with a storm timeline and more on what could be a very wet weekend. with all this rain, there's concern about flooding. david louis has more on how
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parts of redwood city have been added to proposed fema flood maps. ships in. the niners have a new head coach. announcing today the hire of former philadelphia head coach. big night in the republican race for the white house. tonight's debate is one of the last high profile opportunities for the candidate to try to sway voters before the iowa caucus in just 18 days. >> a rise in candidates facing new questions ahead of tonight's critical gop debate. ted cruz borrowed a million dollars from big wall street banks to finances run for senate. >> it was the case that they were not filed exactly as the sep requires. >> a filing et ror, but the candidates who have railed against big banks and wall
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street bail outs could now face a new line of attack from this challenger. a crowd of more than 10,000 in pensacola, florida, on wednesday. questioning whether he can legal ly be president. >> to be artificially dez ig nated in some skiend of lower or second tier sends a signal to the voter that you're not the same and don't have a chance. >> paul tells abc news radio why he's boy koting tonight's debate and uses a hand gesture to show how his supporters feel about the decision to take himoff the
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main stage. >> a crucial opportunity for bush, christie and carson. >> islamic state supporters are claiming responsibility for those indonesian suicide attacks. attackers carried out the assault outside a starbucks in jakarta. police say all five attackers and two other i have sill civil were killed. a milestone of sorts at the u.s. prison in guantanamo bay. that puts the prison population at get mo for the first time since it opened up in january, 2002. the releases reflect progress toward president obama's goal.
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the f.b.i. now says there's no indication the man who ambushed a philadelphia police officer was part of an organized carosuel. the attack also didn't appear to involve a plot for violence beyond the shooting. police say edward archer told them he was acting in the name of islam when he opened fire at an intersection. archer is charged with attempted murder but hasn't entered a plea. >> gains in oil and gas companies as the price of crude turned higher. they each jumped 5%. this was a reprieve for the energy sector. crude oil prices plunged. the dow rose 227 points. >> in addition to three winning power ball jackpot tickets, there were four bay area tickets that matched five of the numbers minus the power ball.
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abc 7 news was there where one of those tickets were sold. matt keller with more now from santa cruz. >> reporter: less than a mile from the giant dip it roller coaster, sits a chevron gas station on ocean street. why is this convenience store special? a person bought a power ball ticket here that's now worth 638,000 stlars. >> lucky is right. the winner picked 5 numbers without the power ball. that's a 1 in 11 million chance. he had the winning numbers printed out at the store so he can see if he's the big winner. >> do you think you have the winning numbers? >> i don't know. >> this isn't the first big winning ticket sold here. this sign is up on the lottery stand the retailer
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a payout. the biggest straw, hope that they will be next. >> now that the jackpot has been won, the power ball now goes back down. the next will be for $40 million. a pamona nurse is the california winner of that power ball jackpot. >> aparentally, that ticket was purchased by her boss. he bought tickets for all of his employees. isn't that nice. we'll have more on that coming up at 6:00.
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the end of the line for a popular bay area attraction. >> clear today. you can see the east bay, but not this day as the clouds are rolling. rain continues to fall. i'll have the accuweather forecast in just a moment. >> this is a look at the golden gate bridge. again, no view to speak of,kpept the bridge in the background. traffic is actually moving pretty nicely given the wet co
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one of the last remaining ice rinks on the peninsula is closing down. the owners notified workers this week that the ring will shut down at the end of april. the rink has been operating for nearly 60 years. 10,000 people are on the rink each month. >> sad. it's been something that we've had to let sink in. the cost of upkeep just became too expensive. the floor needs to be replaced and fix its refrigeration. that's going to cost more than a million dollars. that store sold dvds right near the cable car turn around. that's likely going to be a highly attractive spot for national retailers.
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the closure includes large stores they have both opened back in 1971. >> time to get a check on our weather. >> squl thrilled. elated. a look at live doppler 7 hd from indoors. a wave of rainfall swing through the bay area mainly in the south bay. we still have some pockets of moderate, heavy rain just east of friedmont over to the mt. hamilton area. move into parts of sonoma county, as well.
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8 hundredths here in san francisco. you can see the makings of another storm that's approaching. the northwestern corner of the state will be tomorrow. but for tomorrow, look for mainly dry conditions. temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s. once again, a wet weekend with three more storms coming our way. >> abc 7 news at 4:00, we'll show you how changing times are changing the suvs interior. >> a popular lip balm smacked with a new lawsuit.
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>> starting today, easier for uc berkley students to pick up their amazon purchases.
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that location is primarily for students, anybody can choose to ship their products there. today, plans to develop a national blueprint for autonomous driving technology within the next six months. president obama also plans to insert $4 billion into the 2017 budget for a 10-year plan to accelerate the vehicle on emotion projects. ready for a vegan automobile? this will launch a new model suv with a vegan package. that means a fully vegan interior including seats, steering wheel and gear shift. it comes after peta's atempbt to offer only vegan leather.
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first deliveries began back in september. >> i'll take the asparagus seats, please. some people who live near san francisco's delores park are getting tired of their founder's neighbor. a petition is circulating complaining about his security detail. residents admit they're taking up two prime parking spots. >> a federal lawsuit claims fiat chrysler has been paying dealers to inflate sales figures. >> this is ugly. manufacturing and says it like this. this is ugly. saying the automaker coerced them into reporting false sales. the false impression of rising
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sales from year-to-year. one dealer refused to report $20,000. refusing to deny all of these allegations. the dealers filed suit because they have failed to meet their sales obligations. nobody likes those pesky $3 atm fees kpept maybe the banks. well, wells fargo raked in $6 billion in overdraft and atm fees in 2015. it was the first year banks were required to release those figures. by law, banks cannot charge you overdraft fees unless you opt in for overdraft protection. however, studies show most customers don't know they opted in. not only that, fees can be higher than the purchase, overdraft fees average $34 for cash withdraws averaging just $24.
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>> within 48 hours, my lips became extremely dry and ear tated. >> els told abc news we firmly believe this lawsuit is without merit. we meet all safety and quality standards validated by rigorous testing. the health and well being of our customers is our top priority. >> long term debt is hard on more than just your wallet. >> there's another reason to be grateful you live in the bay area. a mild winter. >> winter weather can bring ice,
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snow, depression and frostbite. but what about heart disease. oncologists say cold weather can cause blood vessels to narrow. it's one of the nation's leading killers, cold weather could contribut to death. lower diets could be messg with diets. the low fiber highly processed may be reducing the good bacteria in our bodies. yellow bricks says two thirds of americans have at least one form of long term debt, many of those student debt are twice as likely to experience anxiety and depression. >> yoga in america is growing by
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leaps and bounds. >> abc 7 news at 4:00 does continue. up next, how going out to dinner this week could do more than just fill you up. it could help some bay area schools. a look at what's coming up on abc 7 news at a cloek. >> coming up at 5:00, you can still call it yosemite, but that's about it. why the park is saying good-bye to some of its most iconic names. plus. >> we've had a hard time seeing those. >> why one berkley native is getting harder to find. these stories and more when dan and i join you for abc 7 news at 5:00.
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[♪] ♪ take the time ♪ in your life ♪ just before ♪ it passes by
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♪ then you'll know ♪ to keep it slow ♪ so here we go [♪] ♪ here we go here is a look at what's ahead tonight. at 8:00, it's beyond the take followed by my diet is better than yours. >> one oakland restaurant owner is paying it forward this month. >> and he's doe nating a percentage of his sales to oakland public school and is hoping other restaurants will follow, too. >> live outside the dock restaurant in oakland with a story of community giving. >> well, you know, i can actually smell the food. and it smells delicious. well, you know, it's simple. you eat at any one of his three rest rants, including this one, and kids, students here in
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oakland get money, put another way, what happens in oakland, stays in oakland. >> an oakland native who graduated from oakland tech. >> know how hard tgs. >> the owner of three rest rants here will donate 5% of a customer's bill to the oakland public education fund. the money will then be distributed among all oakland schools. >> we think these will be really helpful. >> the three restaurants are here. last year, the slef raised $9,000. this campaign coincides with oakland restaurant week which began today encouraging people to come out and help support local restaurants. >> the city is growing, as we can see, with developments.
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>> we met oakland residents enjoying lunch know what an impact they'll have on students. >> i think it's a great thing. >> it's good to see businesses caring about our youths. >>. >> welcome to the rock. >> out on the rock this morning making their signature shots over san francisco bay. >> it's their 90th year.
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they're playing seven games in north earn california. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. >> abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now with dan and christin. >> how many of our qualm ras are actually videoing? >> police sidestep a question of whether cameras on board are fake. the new security focus on the wake of the deadly shooting focus. >> our street between 3rd and 4th will be completely closed. >> leave your car at home. getting ready for the superbowl means driving in the city is about to get even worse. >> the heart of redwood city now under dividing risk. >> what may be a hail mary to keep putting on quarterback colin kaepernick in red and gold. >> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> these pictures tonight show the person's suspected of shooting and killing another
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man. >> b.a.r.t.'s police chief confirmed today that not all of the train cameras are recording. flu details straight from the sheet. katie? >> christin, no matter how hard we pressed the chief, he would not disclose how many of those train cameras are 5:00 which youly functioning, which, in a sense, makes sense. you don't show your hand in a game of poker. but what you may find surprising is why those cameras were installed in the first place. >> we know where he got on and we know where he got off. >> but the police chief won't say how many of the train cameras are actually recording. >> i'm not going to get into our
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camera system. >> saturday's killing is bringing the camera system into clearer focus for some riders. >> they don't have to be on. >> turns out the train cameras were installed to combat a costly crime. graffiti. >> the new train will come with functioning cameras. violent crime is down by 10% from 2014 to 2015. saturday's killing, shocking but rare. >> my mom is worried after the shooting. she said now i'm scared to get on board. after this happened, there will be a lot less of that happening. >> somebody has a gun and they want to shoot somebody for

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