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[ flame whooshes ] . live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. the search for a missing san francisco toddler is stretching in to the second week, days after her mother was found murdered. now, we are learning new information about what happened in the days before arianna's mother disappeared. good evening. >> 2-year-old arianna fitts was reported missing and her mother dead. we have the latest on this. >> the police are searching for 2-year-old arianna, a friend and co-worker of nicole fitts said weeks before her death, she seemed scared and worried about her daughter. >> everyone was worried. >> deaf -- dave spencer said that nicole stopped showing up for work. >> we call it no-call, no-shows.
she had a few of those, and we were concerned with what was going on. >> nicole's body was found on friday in san francisco's in mcclare enpark. she was badly beaten. the family does not know who might have killed her. >> can't imagine a reason why she'd have any enemies or anyone wanted to hurt her. >> the little girl is missing and now the focus of a police search. fitts was living in san francisco and was known to frequent the peninsula and east bay. where is arianna? the family has not seen the little girl since february. now putting out a plea. >> if you have seen her or think you have seen her. please call someone. >> she had baby-sitters around, so she had trouble keeping her, like, in a safe place while she was at work. >> in the days and weeks leading
up to her death, nicole was emotional at work. >> i saw her crying in the hallway, i don't want to get in her business. like, i just say are you okay? and she was having a hard time. >> that was the last time that dave spencer saw nicole, a friend and co-worker gone. her daughter missing. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> new at 11:00, a fitness trainer faces child molestation charges. he owns a fitness training center, wolfpack, his website that he is the former head coach of the cross country team. police say he victim miezed a number of adults and children. >> new detail on another freeway shooting in the east bay. two people are wanted for firing shots on a taxi. it happened at 8:30 last night, no one was hurt. this is the 17th freeway
shooting in the east bay since november. this map shows the freeways where the shootings occurred, 11 happened on 80 and investigators believe that all of the shooters are gang related. >> place details on the brutal attack of a san francisco tourist. the man was visiting from britain in february when he was attacked in lower pacific heights. he died a few weeks later. abc 7 news is live at police headquarters with new information. >> reporter: the man and woman are accused of stabbing the victim in the head while stealing his backpack. san francisco police are asking people to take a good look at the sketches. this man and this woman are wanted for murder. >> he took only a bag of items and killed somebody for it. if he can do it to this person, he will do it to someone else. >> the man was a tourist from
the uk, his attack was captured by surveillance cameras on february 18th. police say the suspects tried to steal his backpack, and tam resisted and was able to get away. but the male robber chased him down and stabbed him in the hesita -- stabbed him in the head. >> it's sad that that happened. >> people in the neighborhood are reeling from the crime. >> they are dangerous people and should be taken in to custody. >> i bet they will find them. i bet they will. because the videos on every place. >> the police are hoping the video leads to the identities. >> if it jogs your recollection or if you have been a victim of the crime and they looked like this perpetrator, contact us. >> you can call the police anonymously. in san francisco, abc 7 news.
two cal graduate students are demanding a systemic changes when it comes to sexual harassment charges. they are saying they are frustrated by the lack of action by the university. a year ago, they claimed that a professor made unwanted passes at them and attached them in appropriately and they say that the school never disciplined him. >> the abuse should end. abuse of power especially needs to end. >> abc 7 news could not reach wentworth for comment. the university said it now has other instructors teaching his classes and said, the campus has taken steps to protect the interests and well being of the students. a video threat posted on social media has landed two teenagers in trouble with the law. police today arrested the 16-year-old boy on hate crime charges for this video. it shows a white student holding
a noose and making a threat to a black classmate. that boy's mother spotted the video and reported it to police. >> if you take b.a.r.t., you will likely see no strikes for years to come. the unions agreed to a four-year deal, it will give employees a 10.5% raise. you may remember the four-day strike in 2013, caused traffic problems all over the bay area. >> just about all of us have dealt with delays at the airport, one delayed passenger had a serious cage of flyer fury. so extreme that the airline staff called the police. we have a look at what happens. talked about a melt down. >> you are all going to pay for this! you will pay for everything else here! >> this is newly released video from laguardia airport late last
month when an american airlines flight to miami did not leave on time. we have all felt the frustration and in this case, laguardia was shut down and jet was told to divert to philadelphia to wait for the high winds to die down. >> with a 9-year-old waiting for a vacation. and a 13-year-old! and you are telling me [ bleep ] all these people. >> a consumered a v ed a voed a advocate said that weather has to be factored in to the case. >> the jet made it to miami the next day. and in all, a 12-hour delay. all the booked passengers made it to the ship. so the mother and children did make it. >> wow. >> well, if you want to see the warriors go for win number 73, lit cost y
-- it will cost you. >> the warriors nearly lost to them saturday and toughed out a win. >> the ticket tracking service said that wednesday's game has the second most expensive regular season resale tickets it has ever tracked. just behind kobe bryant's final game. the average ticket has sold for 700 dollars. the sellers started to ask for more money. the average ticket is listed now as $1600, and the most expensive is courtside, that will cost you more than $1800. >> it's like a car. incredible. abc 7 news at 11:00 will continue. linda ronstadt made a rare appearance. >> and the fake uber driver who targeted a california passenger and the new warning going out to customers. >> and a sinkhole swallows part of a california city, and it's
they say posed as a uber driver, the attacker pulled up in an suv and asked if e was waiting for an uber, she got in. the n drove two blocks, pulled over and attacked. he choked her, knocked her unconscious several times the woman did fight back. the neighbors heard her screams as did officers who were called to the 16. the dna was found underneath the victims finger nails and he was arrested. >> it's important when you use a ride application that you make sure that when you get in the car, that the person is who they say they are. >> the guy they arrested has an extensive criminal history. >> linda ronstadt made a rare public appearance. >> three years has gone by since
she announced having parkinson's disease. >> she still wowed a crowd at california that's theaterer. >> it was a trip down memory lane. ♪ i'm not ready for >> with a singing career spanning decades, she cranked out 31 golden records and won ten grammys in the '70, she dated governor jerry brown and then george lucas and the artists she worked with. the evening was a session of name dropping. the eagles, thoe doors the jame taylor. she got serious about almost ten years of copying with parkinson's disease. >> i cannot sing anymore. so, i can sing with my brain but i cannot sing. that's just the way it is. when you have parkinson's
disease, you better have a sense of humor. someone described it as a wild ride, you have a collection of symptoms, you don't know what will show up. >> seeing her writing a book, going on tour, livie ing her li. that is what we are going for. >> unable to sing, but still able to inspire. >> in san jose, abc 7 news. >> a recall tonight for a palo alto electric car maker tesla motors. the company is recalling the 2700 x model suvs but only the ones made before march 26th. the recliner in the third row collapsed during a crash test. meanwhile, better news for tesla, a make over for the model-s sedan is in the works, saying that it will offer new color choices, l.e.d. headlights and a restyled nose. >> a starbucks customer in
florida is upset over the name written on his cup. it said, diabetes here i come. underneath the name, he wrote two of my sisters are diabetic, so not funny. then left the cup for the ba rimp rista to see. starbucks is taking steps to make sure it does not happen again. >> amazing video shows a sinkhole ripping through a valley. it's 15 feet wide and 20 feet deep. city crews say heavy rain lightly wore away the dirt underneath the pavement. the road will be shut down for an extended period. >> don't often see it as it happens. strange. let's talk about the weather and more rain that could be coming. >> that is right. we have what is in store. >> yeah, we will be seeing more rain later on in the week, april, we typically average an
inch to an inch and a half of rain and we have seen the amounts in some parts of the bay area from the weekend system. right now, live doppler 7 hd, tracking the clouds and by morning we will see drizzle. temperatures right now in the 50s across the bay area. a live look from pier 15. our news camera looking towards a gray sky over the financial district and here is a look at the forecast, morning clouds and patchy druz he will. showers develop late thursday night going in to thursday. you see the cloud cover, heading in to the morning commute at 5:00 a.m., you will see spotty drizzle developing, it will be around at 7:00 a.m., so your morning commute may take longer, due to the slick roadways, it will be sunny for the afternoon, as you will notice, but not for long. we will bring in the storm impact scale, we have been rating systems from 1 to 5. all winter through spring and continuing to do it. the next storm is a cold storm,
it's a light system, it's a one. it will turn breezy thursday. as the many system pushes through. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. wednesday night, 9:00 p.m., it's cloudy by 1:00 in the morning thursday, light rain is in the north bay. it will be around 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. it will spread in to the south bay and we head in to thursday at 11:00 a.m. you will see scattered showers. so, i would not ditch the umbrellas yet. by 4:00 p.m. the showers will wind down, and it will be breezy. most areas will get 1500th to a third of an inch, it will turn to the snow in the mountains. 3 to 6 inches on thursday. 5,000 feet or higher. this means that the passes will be impacted if, if you are heading up to the tahoe area,
you will need to carry the chains. temperatures in the morning, in the upper 40s to the low 50s. some spotty drizzle around so it may take you longer and then for the afternoon, highs will be a lot like today, most areas in the 60s, half moon bay 59, and 61 in san francisco, and 65, oakland, and upper 60s in santa rosa, livermore, 64, 66 in san jose. about where you should be. if you are going to the a's game as they take on the angels tomorrow night. oakland coliseum, you are looking at 59 degrees. it will be breezy at 10:00 p.m., dropping down a bit. morning drizzle tomorrow, we will go with an increase in cloud cover wednesday night in to thursday. we have a one on the storm impact scale and then we go with a dry and warmer forecast for the weekend. 70s and 80s in the weekend. >> thank you, so much.
all right, you go to a baseball game, you are lucky to catch one ball, right? how lucky do you have to be to catch five. this fan kept reeling in foul balls. one after the other. >> he gave them to the kids in the stands. the most amazing thing, he has done it for years. catching over 200 balls in comerica park. >> good karma, giving it to the kids. cool, nice guy. odd that you catch that many. >> you can go your whole life without catching a ball. >> he should buy a lottery
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three in the inning. 4-0, bottom of the ninth. marcus semien. singles to right. kole calhoun, and goes around, just gets his hand on home plate. a's avoid getting shutout, but can't avoid the loss, 4-1 the final. 4-4, tied with texas for the lead. >> 73 is actually a big number in bay area sports. it's the number of home runs that barry bonds hit in 2007, it's the year i graduated from high school. and the warriors can set the record with 73 wins against memphis. they tied the record, i'm more impressed that they are the first team in nba history to avoid losing back-to-back games all year. they may never experience a year like this ever again. >> i'm not nursing any injuries, yonks that i'm putting myself in a position to be a step slow come the playoffs y not go and
take advantage of an opportunity that may never come again. >> i never would have saw this my rookie year. i knew we had a chance to be a good team. maybe not one of the best teams ever. so, it's surreal. and we will try to embrace and enjoy every moment that we can. it goes by fast. >> warriors can face, dallas, houston. form former jazz man. williams, and nowitzki, gets his 20. makes it 192. no early t times for the sharks. san jose is back in the stanley cup playoffs and will face the kings for the first round starting thursday in l.a. kings and sharks met in the playoffs four times in the last six years and they are division rivals so no love lost.
>> every team we play them, it's intense, every game we play against the kings, it's electric. both buildings are tough to play in, they are fantastic games to be a part of. >> a lot of fun, sharks and warriors in the playoffs. >> abc news continues online, with our news app. our next new that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks
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