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morning america" and making news in america this morning, it's a big day in the presidential race. voters head to the polls in five states. but can anyone clinch the nomination, and who's expecting a clean sweep? we're live with the details. severe weather. dangerous conditions taking shape. the perfect ingredients for twisters and large hail. where the danger zone is right now. plus, powerful winds on the west coast. a sailboat captain needing rescue. and a restaurant sign blown over. we have new video just in just after a plane came down on a florida home. see the frantic moments as witnesses try to get to the burning wreckage. and a big bear roaming a neighborhood overnight running down the sidewalk through front yards forcing people indoors.
a good tuesday morning to you all. it's another big day in the race for the white house with voters in five states heading to the polls. primaries are being held in maryland, delaware, rhode island, connecticut and pennsylvania. the biggest prize of the day, donald trump and hillary clinton are hoping to sweep all five states, and trump is taking aim at his rivals after they teamed up to try to take him down. it's "your voice, your vote," and abc's kenneth moton is live in bethesda, maryland. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, ryan and diane. yes, here in maryland i can tell you that donald trump and hillary clinton have double-digit leads. today the voters will head to these polls, and tonight we'll find out if those unrelenting attacks on the front-runners had an impact. the cruz/kasich alliance was in full effect and under attack by gop front-runner donald trump. >> if you look at these two guys, one is 1 for 41. the other one, he's like a total disaster. >> reporter: even attacking
kasich's eating habits. >> i have never seen a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion. this guy takes a pancake and he's shoving it in his mouth. it's disgusting. do you want that for your president? i don't think so. >> reporter: today trump is expecting a clean sweep in the five states up for grabs including delegate rich pennsylvania but his rivals are focused on next week's primary in indiana. the goal, stop trump by kasich conceding the state to cruz. >> there may be issues on which we disagree but more unites us. >> i can spend my resources most effectively, and the same is true for senator cruz. what's the big deal? ♪ this is my fight song >> reporter: hillary clinton rallying in philadelphia, the location of the democratic national convention, exactly three months from this week, confident she'll be back to accept her party's nomination. >> it is not enough to diagnose our problems, we need to know how to solve them, and then we've got to bring everybody
together to do just that. >> reporter: rival bernie sanders pointing out during a late night rally in philly unity could be a tough task for clinton. >> this campaign is succeeding because we are listening to the people of this country and not wealthy campaign contributors. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: no one has clinched his or her party's nomination but the candidates are still shopping around for running mates. clinton has a short list and cruz is said to be considering former rival now supporter carly fiorina. diane and ryan. >> never a dull moment. kenneth, thank you. now a quick look at the delegate count, 172 up for grabs on the republican side. nearly 400 for the democrats. donald trump currently has 845 delegates inching closer to that magic number of 1,237. ted cruz is next with 559 and
john kasich has 148. hillary clinton has 1,944. she would need 2,383 to clinch the nomination. bernie sanders has 1,172. >> and stay with abc news for the latest on today's primary election. we'll have complete coverage online and on air plus, a live interview with bernie sanders later on "good morning america." turning to the weather now, a lot of the middle part of the country is on alert for severe storms today. >> a large area from austin to omaha is likely to see multiple tornadoes, as well as hail, heavy rain and thunderstorms. right now on the radar you can see the trouble spots. powerful storms moving through the great lakes. more now from abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: hail pounding the deck of this northern illinois home monday. more than a thousand miles away, san antonio, texas, getting hit hard too. storms moving through south central texas with warnings of damaging winds and possibly a weak tornado. abc's rob marciano was there tracking today's severe weather. >> from dallas to wichita to lincoln, nebraska, big-time
hail, likely large tornadoes that may go into the darkness hours, and this whole threat pushes to the east on wednesday but by far will bring the most violent storms. >> reporter: on the west coast, more ice. these frozen pebbles pelting the city north of l.a. a powerful spring storm in the region making this boat rescue off the coast difficult. the choppy water was too much for this small sailboat. fortunately no one was hurt. strong winds causing problems too picking up and tossing this heavy canopy at a car wash. this sign getting toppled. a high wind advisory in effect overnight in several southern california counties. lauren lyster, abc news, new york. president obama is back in washington this morning. he wrapped up his trip to europe on a serious note meeting with allies on the threat of terrorism and other problems in the middle east. in public comments before a private meeting, the president said european nations have to do more in the fight against isis. he called this a defining moment for europe. and there's new information this morning about the
investigation into prince's death. "the minneapolis star tribune" reports that the investigation is focusing on drugs. the paper claims authorities are focusing on the role that painkillers played in the 57-year-old's fatal collapse last week, and it quotes an attorney for prince's two late siblings who claim he was told about, quote, substantial problems with painkillers and cocaine more than a decade ago, but many longtime friends of prince say they have never observed him using drugs. the family of a 12-year-old boy shot dead by police in cleveland has settled with the city for $6 million. tamir rice was playing with a pellet gun when officers arrived and one of them opened fire within two seconds. the head of the police union said the family should use the money to educate kids about the dangers of playing with real and replica guns, an idea the rice family attorney called tone deaf. and the man who alleges he was sexually abused by former house speaker dennis hastert is now suing hastert for unpaid hush money. the man's breach of contract
suit claims hastert promised him $3.5 million to stay quiet about the alleged decades old abuse. but that hastert only paid him about half that. hastert will be sentenced tomorrow on federal banking charges which he pleaded guilty to last fall. a wayward bear caused a big scare last night in a los angeles neighborhood. the bear was spotted near a college campus sprinting through the streets climbing trees, even hopping fences. it eluded wildlife officers for about two hours as students were warned to stay inside. the bear eventually was safely tranquilized. it will be released back into the wild after it gets a medical checkup. well, still ahead, a new warning about those brightly covered -- colored, i should say, laundry pods. and sifting through the wreckage, a plane crashes into a home and dramatic new video showing the moments right after the crash. plus, dangling on the edge. a slow landslide getting worse. do you see that? putting homes in danger of falling.
and the gift of parks today. a brush fire in southern california is threatening homes. heavy rain did little to curb it and officials say it's likely that fire will grow. right now it covers about six acres in riverside county. and this morning, there's a new warning about the spread of the zika virus. the world health organization says there's the potential for a marked increase in the number of zika infections in the coming months and to expect them in more countries. zika is spread by mosquitoes but can also be sexually transmitted. scientists are concerned it could reach the southern u.s. and parts of europe by this summer, and there's no treatment or vaccine. erin andrews and the two hotel companies involved in her
nude peephole video case have settled. andrews was awarded $55 million last month after a jury found the companies and her stalker at fault for posting that video on the internet. the companies had appealed the verdict. now they've reached a confidential settlement which could avoid years of appeals. the danger of laundry pods to young children is growing. every 45 minutes a poison control center somewhere in the u.s. gets a call about a child who ate or otherwise came into contact with detergent. that's up 17%, but experts say not all cases are reported. well, leave it to the british for the latest culinary innovation, a plant that has the basic ingredients for both french fries and ketchup. the tomtato grows cherry tomatoes in the branches and potatoes along the roots. it goes on sale monday for about $7. tomtato, get it, like a celebrity couple name. >> tomtato. well, when we come back, caught on camera, a teenager
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was right there as the pavement opened up. big enough to swallow a car. thank goodness for that quick thinking police officer. >> you saw that happening from quite a bit away too. very impressive. drivers in the middle of the u.s. may have to think quickly as well if they come upon flooded roads this morning. whatever you do, try not to drive into any standing water. the wet roads will extend into the northeast and down to the gulf coast. there may also be snow in the western mountains. if you're flying airport delays are likeliest in dallas, denver, kansas city, washington, philadelphia, new york and boston. and we're learning more this morning about a plane crash right in the middle of a south florida neighborhood. >> cell phone video captured the moments just after the crash. three people on board the private beach craft were severely burned. no one on the ground hurt. despite the raging fire which was touched off when the plane hit a house where the homeowner was inside. >> when the plane hit his house, it actually bounced over one
house and ended up in the yard of the next house so obviously there were some very fortunate people. >> the faa says the pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings at the nearby airport in pompano beach when the accident happened. the victims, one woman and two men, were burned over 30% of their bodies. new details into the execution style murders of eight family members in southern ohio. authorities have confirmed that a facebook threat was made against the youngest victim, 16-year-old chris rodin. they're pursuing other leads as the manhunt intensifies. commercial marijuana grow operations were found in three of the four homes where the murders took place. dozens of property owners in colorado springs are seeking federal aid because they say their homes are in landslide zones they didn't know about. recent heavy rain has triggered slides in the area. those homeowners claim they were never told about the potential threat before they bought their homes. they now hope federal assistance will help them buy out
properties that have been damaged or are at risk. and this surveillance video shows a pickup truck slip off a jack trapping a 17-year-old in san diego. as cameron king was screaming for help a u.p.s. driver and neighbors come to his rescue. they help bet the truck off him. king suffered some scrapes and swelling, but surprisingly nothing serious. he's now calling himself the luckiest man alive. >> indeed. there has been no response from tom brady or the patriots following an appeals court to reinstate his suspension. that reversed an earlier ruling which threw out the suspension clearing brady to play all of last season. if there's no appeal, brady won't be able to play until new england's october 9th game in cleveland. and there's plenty of speculation about tiger woods possibly planning his return to competitive golf. we learned yesterday that woods has registered for june's u.s. open but that's no guarantee he will play in the tournament. now, woods has been away from competition since having two
back procedures last year. his agent maintains there is no timetable for his return. now for playoff highlight. >> hoop, hockey and high-profile injury news and all the good stuff from our guys at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan, i'm neil. it's monday. we have five of these to do this week. >> you know about steph curry. his injury to his knee, he got an mri. he's going to be out at least two weeks before they re-evaluate. clippers and blazers. chris paul reaches to strip henderson and you see paul grabbing his hand. broke a bone in his right hand. he would not return to this game and sources are telling espn that he might be done for the playoffs unless he gets a better prognosis after x-rays on tuesday. meanwhile, damian lillard with the three and brake griffin
has a left quad injury. game five wednesday in l.a. i'll tell you who else is sitting out, chicago. the defending cup champs eliminated in game seven in st. louis. this was the goal that eliminated them. it was a turnover by brower the only member who won a cup and he won it with chicago when he was with the blackhawks and brent seabrook thought he had something there. they advance. >> you get these two star. >> dallas mavericks done eliminated by oklahoma city. >> i like our stars. >> yeah. good stars, guys. good job. up next in "the pulse," super selfie with springsteen. fan's perfect picture going viral. finally, scientists have figured out big one here why your socks go missing.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. i am reggie aqui. >> i am natasha zouves. it is tuesday april 26. now a check of weather and traffic. sue? >> we have a sig-alert for devil's slide area, a fatality. both directions of highway one are closed south of the tunnel. they are waiting for the coroner. avoid the area if you can. take highway 92 to get around it. debris is in all lanes, rocks and boxes and a box truck hit the overpass and lost its load in martinez and another major problem to start the morning with an accident northbound embarcadero at howard street. a lot going on.
mike? >> good morning, everyone. winds were the big story yesterday. everyone is in single digits, light and variable. barely able to see the moon. waking up as cool as heard, 40 to 50. by noon the winds will increase again at 58 to 66 and we should be warmer than yesterday but below average 58 to 70. >> we will do a story text messages that we knew existed, home bobby ice, racist every imaginable group left by the messages sent by san francisco police officer by text. tiffany, the text messages are the center of the ongoing scandal for san francisco police department. >> cnn obtained the offensive text messages sent to and from
officer in 2014 and 2015. the officer resigned and the tone told cnn the text are not reflective of who he is from personal cell phone contain offensive language most too offensive to be on air put down african members, hispanics and gay officers over allegation against the officer made by an officer last year. in a series of text sent in june , he used derogatory phrase for african members and writes and i quote, "strain by ankle over the bad boehners, -- barbarians and too bad no one died. indian people are disgusting." two text involve other officers but their names are blocked. this is the second time t s