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teacher's face is bloody. the 15-year-old student is under arrest. eric thomas is outside mt. diablo high school where this all happened. eric? >> reporter: it is kind of tough to watch the 15-year-old suspect was arrested and booked on felony assault charges and released to his parents. let's take a look at that video that everyone at school is talking about today. it happened in the mt. diablo high school gym yesterday. a 15-year-old student walks into the gym, according to police. the gym timpfer tells him he's
not supposed to be there and asked him to leave. angry words and profanity exchanged, and the student started swinging. we're blurring the student's face because he's a minor, but if you look closely you can see blood from a cut above the teacher's left eye. he refused medical treatment. you may notice the teacher didn't punch back. he just tried to protect himself until he could take the teenager to the ground and get some help. >> i was in class and everyone was speaking about it. >> the teacher did a good job with getting that student to the ground and just kind of detaining him and keeping his composure until he got people to help him. >> sometimes you have to see warning signs and not blaming the grown-up or the adult for the situation but you have to see warning signs that a child or even an adult is getting hostile. >> the teacher has been placed on administrative leave while the district launches its own internal investigation of what happened. they did send home with students
today a flyer telling them that there was an incident on campus an altercation between the student and the teacher. and they say they are taking steps to make sure that everyone's safety is watched very carefully here. there was a school resource officer on campus at the time. once he was notified, he rushed right there and arrested the teenager. once again, the teenager is in his parents' custody. the teacher is on at minudminise leave. >> eric, thank you. the u.s. marshal service is offering a $2500 reward for information leading to the arrest of 26-year-old ricardo colindres, accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head, she was pregnant. that bullet grazed the back of her head. the woman and the baby survived. ñ armed and dangerous. >> we siem he's in the area.
he has family ties to the area. however, we don't know his current whereabouts. we also looking for his vehicle. >> that vehicle is a 2003 silver toyota camry with a california license plate number 6cgn644. investigators say he has family in lodi and frequents brisbane and los angeles. there are new details today regarding the man arrested after a chase and violent confro confrontation with santa clara sha sheriff's deputiy sdeputies >> matt keller has the latest on the case. >> reporter: this is the only person arrested so far from a violent confrontation that took place in the santa cruz mountains yesterday. 43-year-old andray redmond of san francisco was arrested for murder, false imprisonment kidnapping for robbery and burglary. he was captured after crashing a prius 17 piles from the hamilton off-ramp in campbell during a
pursuit with deputies. investigatesors say another man was found in the car with injuries. he died at the hospital. no word yet on his cause of death. deputies say they're still looking to see if he's a suspect or a victim. three men were found in redwood estates less than a quarter mile away from the local market and post office. one was dead on the scene from an apparent gunshot wound, the other two injured. >> completely out of the norm. we're usually a very tight knit community. >> reporter: sheriff's deputies still had ma drone drive blocked off this morning as they continued their investigation. more charges and more arrests could be coming. >> this is a complicated case due to the fact of how many moving crime scenes there were. how many potential victims and potential suspects there are involved in this case. >> reporter: once the sheriff's department finishes its investigation it will be up to the district attorney's office to determine the final charges. in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. authorities say the victims in yesterday's fatal shooting on highway 4 in pittsburg were targeted. but they aren't saying what the
motive is. 25-year-old shaneiqua marie was killed when a male passenger was injured in the shooting around 10:00 a.m. near railroad avenue. police say the shots came from a white mercedes. marie was a pregnant mother of four. this was the second fate al shooting on that stretch of highway 4 in a month. this afternoon, san francisco mayor ed lee is backing police chief greg suhr despite growing calls from city officials now to step down. supervisors dave kim, campos, moore and auf alos all believe suhr should step aside, joining the voices of protest rz concerned about the number of officer-involved shootings as well as racist and homophobic test texts involving officers. but supervisors ferrell, tang ang wiener support suhr saying the chief should stay on to implement much needed reforms. >> i have to say that i recognize there's a level of politics that are involved, but, you know, i'm about making sure that these reforms do get done
and they're led properly and the chief has not been an obstacle to that. in fact, he's been championing this reform and has been holding officers accountable. >> chief sur says he is committed to stay ong the job, but this is the first time anyone at city hall has actually come out against him. >> the frisco five have made their case regarding chief suhr. they announced plans for a community forum saturday. a vote today made it official. b.a.r.t. workers have a new contract that will keep them on the job and off the picket lines for five years. b.a.r.t. directors approved the deal at the transit system tentatively reached with its largest labor unions last month. this new pact should avoid scenes like this when two strikes by b.a.r.t. workers stranded hundreds of thousands of commuters back in 2013. >> we've had some great advances since then and basically that's coming from dialogue from sitting down at the table having discussion. >> we came together right after the 2013 negotiations and said, what do we need to do labor and
management and board to make sure that we negotiate better, that we don't put the bay area through what they went sflu. >> workers will receive a 10.5% raise over the next five years. now to our weather. it aets time to take a live look outside right now, from our east bay hills camera. another hies day today. >> it looks pretty and it's warm out there. spencer christian now with our accuweather update. >> you're right, it has been a warm day especially in the inland areas. but guess what? already a little bit of cooling has begun as tomorrow will be a much cooler day. let's go to live doppler 7 hd. we have mostly sunny sighs with cloe clouds and fog. check out the 24-hour temperature change which begins to show different temperatures from this time yesterday just in the last hour or so. one or two degrees in most cloeks locations, you four degre degrees warmer in antioch than yesterday. most locations with a degree or two cooler. here is the view at the golden gate, skies are mostly blue, 58
in san francisco, 65 in oakland, mountain view 6770 san jose 55 half moon bay. mostly blue sky over sfo right now as we look at other temperatures, 70 at santa rosa, 69 at napa, 80 at fairfield, mid to upper 80s at an cord and livermore. but cooling has begun, we'll see a cooler day tomorrow and we'll look at the week and weekend ahead in just a moment. >> thank you, spencer. a settlement has been reached in the death of comedian joan rivers. her family sued the doctors and clinic where she died for malpractice. in a statement, lawyers for melissa rivers say the doctors accepted responsibility for the death of her 81-year-old mother. rivers died after visiting yorkville endoscopy clinic in 2015 for a sore throat. the dollar amount of the settlement is not released. an east bay cafeteria is open again after the health department shut it down earlier this week. an inspector found mice droppings near the kitchen in
mt. diablo school. voters in san francisco will decide if there will be a tax on soda and other sugary drinks, but not this november. they missed the deadline to submit the petition for the general election. supervisor malia cohen announced today she will put the measure on next november's ballot. the tox would be 1 cent per ounce. oakland will vote ton a soda tax this november. berkeley already approved the nation's first soda tax in 2014. from guns to dogonga, the building that -- is about to become a medical marijuana dispensary. it will open for business this summer pending approval by the city's planning commission. the arms company closed last fall after 60 years in business. still ahead on abc 7 news at 4, a possible dig from the speaker of the house. paul ryan's tweet on the same day he meet was donald trump. >> >> reporter: it is hockey night in san jose.
i'm chris nguyen on what players and fans are saying ahead of tonight's big game. and google making changes all in the name of women. what's behind their move to improve emojis. and at 4:10, checking our sky way traffic in san francisco, it's jammed up in both directions, southbound on the right hand side trying to get to the lower deck of the bay bridge and over to the east bay on the left hand side, both sides crawling. stay with us.
the team to the western conference finals and fans are excited. >> and maybe a little bit nervous. >> yes. >> given the history. maybe a lot nervous. abc 7 news reporter chris nguyen live outside the shark tank. hi, chris. >> reporter: the energy is starting to build as we head into tonight's game. we're less than two hour as way from face-off. if you take a look behind me, you can see a number of fans already out here in front of the arena enjoying the festivities. all of them hoping that the season does not come to an end tonight. in the heart of downtown san jose, teal banners are hung, road blocks are up, and fans are hitting the streets to get ready for a big game. >> seven and we're in this! >> reporter: wayne gardner calls himself the sharks number one fan. he came out to sap center hours before anyone else was slated to arrive. >> last year at this time we twrnt even this far. we didn't even make the playoffs. so there's everything to be excited for right now. ifrg. >> reporter: tonight is game seven of round two in the stanley cup playoffs.
san jose will take on nashville, hoping to aroid a repeat of 2014 when they fell to the l.a. kings. >> we're not going to talk about past games or games in the future. it's about tonight, tand's about what we do. you know, we need to be better. >> we've got to play some speed and play physical. i think that's got to be the plan. >> reporter: the team's head coach says he's confident they've got a winning formula. >> they're excited to be playing at this time of year. i think they recognize the opportunity, and they were loose this morning which is a good sign. >> reporter: over at sp 2 restaurant at san pedro square, managers say the games bring out a lot of spirit. >> business is booming dur the home games, we have large crowds about an hour before the game. our restaurant is filled up, everybody is many in here sporting their jerseys excited for the game. >> reporter: these fans wanting the world to know how proud they are for this team. >> these guys have been working for the city so hard to get them a championship, and i think -- as a matter of fact, i know this is their year.
>> reporter: and we will soon know if the team is able to move forward in their quest for a championship. the puck drops at 6:00 tonight. we're live in san jose this afternoon, i'm chris nguyen, abc 7 news. >> chris, thank you. >> the warriors are into the western conference finals. they'll be get willing well-earn games off after the vacatery last night over the trade blazers. do they ever need them. >> draymond green taking a little extra time here trying to walk that off. >> draymond green tweaked his ankle in the third quarter of last night's game. he was able to finish, did hobble around a bit, says he's going to be fine. meanwhile, andrew bogut's status is americaier. he missed the entire second half. the warriors took today off, no media availability, no updates on the injuries. we'll have to wait for an update perhaps coming tomorrow. now, if the thunder beat the spurs in game six of the other nba semifinal tonight, then the warriors would play game one of the western conference finals
monday night 6:00 at oracle arena against oklahoma city. however, if san antonio wins that would force a game seven and the warriors would not start the next round until next wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the meantime, warriors fans can get up close and personal with steph curry's two mvp trophies. yesterday curry became the first ever unanimous winner of the mvp award. fan kz take a photo with the trophies tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the warriors team store at ar akell. the nonprofit group in charge of approving and standardizing emoji sz considering a proposal by mountain view-based google. >> kristen sze is here with the steer. apparently google says current emojis do not empower women enough, correct? >> that's right. look at the emojis currently available, the especially ones that represent different professions, police officer, a man. construction worker, a man. and how about this one, private eye, a man. get the idea? well, google submitted a request
to add 13 new emojis different professions each with a woman and a man version. they include businesswoman, doctor, scientist, tech worker, mechanic, and more. google's request to the uni-- i the recent video explaining the research girls talk about not seeing their current or future selves in emojis, despite the fact that women under 30 are the most frequent emoji users by far. >> there's no girl in the professional emojis unless you count being a bride a profession. >> what's the deal in that? why not girls? >> except for the surferer. that one is a girl. >> nope. just a guy with long hair. >> google issued a statement, no matter where you look, women are gauge gaining visibility. isn't it time that emojis reflect the reality that women play a key role in every walk of life and every profession. the next batch of emoji candidates will be released
middle of this year and google hopes its designs willish approved in time. well, cyclists hit bay area streets today participate in bike to work day. this is one of the 400 energizer stail stations around the region that hosted cyclists this morning the goal of today's event is to get more people to commute on bikes. excellent biking weather as well. >> not bad. spencer christian is here with our accuweather forecast. >> i thought it was back to work day. much nicer to take a bike than going back to work. it's a lovely day. let aets look at live doppler 7 hd, sunny skies across the area. low clouds and fog are gathering near the coastline. and we have a cooldown coming our way. but first a look at the sky over the bay from our rooftop camera. these are our forecast features. we'll see low clouds and fog with some chance of spotty morning drizzle early tomorrow morning. then cooler days ahead through the weekend. warming trend begins again early next week. here is a look at our overnight
lows as the fog and low clouds expand across the bay and locally inland. early morning lows will be generally in the low to mid-50s. let me give you a look at our animation for tomorrow, forecast animation. 7:00 a.m. it will start out as a gray may morning. notice by 11:00 tomorrow morning not a lot of change. it will be a bit sunnier in our inland areas but there will still be be lingering low clouds and fog near the coast and bay. and then in the afternoon we'll have a much cooler day, highs ranging from the 50s at the coast to just 60s around the bay and low 70s inland. 12-hour day planner shows all areas of the bay area with a cloudy start at 7:00 ax. by noon, you'll see at least partial clee clearing, temperatures getting up to 70 inland and four:00 p.m. only upper 50s on the coast. here is a closer look at our highs for tomorrow, in the south bay, generally low 70s, 71 in scant clara, 73 at morgan hill on the peninsula we'll see highs
of 65 in san mateo, 69 in palo alto, faye at half moon bay. downtown san francisco a high of 60 degrees, sunset district good 58, north bay highs of 69 at santa rosa and napa, 68 in sono sonoma. east bay, 66 at oak 69 in fremont and inland east bay will have mainly low 70s, 72 at walnut creek, concord, 73 at livermore. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast, tomorrow's range of highs will not increase much the weekend, low only upper 50s on the coast and there's chance of morning drizzle on saturday. but monday we start to warm up a bit and then tuesday and wednesday we expect to be our warmest days in the sep-day period, mid-80s inland and mid-60s on the coast. just a little cooldown, about three days in length and then a three or four day warm-up next week. >> thank you, spencer. up next, kinky boots. the hit brad way play is now in
san francisco, the show's message of empowerment. here is a look at what's coming up in prime time. 8:00 is "grey's anatomy" followed by scandal at 9:00 and the cash at 10:00. right now a sneak peek at the catch. >> so the man you were supposed to marry stole everything from you and then daisappeared. >> until i found him again. >> and how did that happen? >> i started working fbi to find him. and when i tifinally did, he to me it was real. that what we had was real.
mammals just inside the golden gate bridge. we've seen as many as four whales so far. there may be more. it's tough, though, to tell because they keep kind of coming up in different spots. let's take a live look outside now. this is from sky7 hd. maybe we'll catch one live! >> i just saw one a few seconds ago. >> i know. the timing is always -- >> he started to breach and then just went under water. >> oh, man. >> of course it's live television. >> exactly. they don't go on cue. >> they're shy. they don't want to be photographed. >> marine biologists think the humpbacks are being attracted by large numbers of anchovies swimming along the bay shore. we go for food, too, right? why not the whales? come on. come on. >> i was so optimistic about this, too. they're there. trust us. >> i see a dark spot. that could just be the chopper shadow. >> that's the shadow. >> it was a hope. >> well, we saw them earlier. we kind of want to -- all right,
we'll have to give up on this endeavor for a moment. calvin klein is stirring up controversy with its latest ad campaign. the issue is this racy photo. it shows an up the skirt shot of the 22-year-old danish model flashing her underwear. we had to crop out most of the photograph, an we can't even think about showing you some of the other photos. tt's the latest in the i blank in my calvins campaign. not the first time that the fashion giant has gone this route known, of course, for its provocative ads. remember the old brooke shields spots in. >> you want to know what comes between me and my calvins? nothing. >> so far, calvin klein has not responded to media requests for comment. the musical kinky boots is back in the bay area and abc 7 news got a backstage look at the fabulous costumes plus those boots, of course. juan torres falcone plays one of the angels. he showed us the many costumes he wears, including one that weighs 30 pounds. but the prop everyone remembers,
those big red boot was the six-inch heels. kinky boots may get a warm reception in san francisco, but torres said the group -- >> transgender people need to know that they are being seen, that they're being heard. and to see themselves, their story being told on stage, is very affirming. >> "kinky boots" is about a schumaker who teams up with a drag queen to produce high heel boots that carries a message of acceptance. it plays at golden gate theater until may 22nd. abc 7 news at 4 continues. big changes coming to uc campuses all across the state and how it could make a big difference for student athletes. and outrage after a vallejo officer accusining a kidnap vicm of making up the whole thing is named officer of the year. and another groundbreaking new move by the vatican. a
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started when the teacher told the student not to walk through the gym locker room. former u.s. speaker dennis hastert is heading to prison. his attorney says he won't appeal his conviction or 15-month prison term in hush money case regarding sex abuse in illinois. san francisco authorities say there are more coyotes in the city than at any time in recent history. coming up at 5, abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman speaks to the devastated owners of a cat that was attacked and killed by a coyote on his back at that time yoe. a vallejo police detective in a high profile kidnapping case has been named the officer of the year. but some people are questioning whether detective matt mustard actually deserves it. mustard was the lead detective on the denise huskins kidnapping case which the police department mistakenly called a hoax. melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: this is detective matt mustard alongside vallejvas police chief after he was
awarded officer of the year, a prestigious honor not everyone is praising. >> to think this is the officer of the year? it's an insult. >> reporter: attorney doug rappaport says it's a slap in the face to his client, kidnapping victim denise husband knz. matthew -- muller allegedly blindfolded drugged and threatened the couple bl abducting denise. a civil complaint says muller sexually assaulted her, though he hasn't been charged with that crime. happen aport says initially vallejo police suspected aaron killed denise. had when she turned up in southern california, vallejo police say the coupleñi made up the kidnapping and sex awl assault. at the investigation's helm, detective mustard. >> he jumped to conclusions. he blindly went about supporting his conclusions. it was like he had gone on "plane thinking he was going to go to new york, he got off in iowa and said, wow, i never realized there were so many convict fields in manhattan. >> reporter: ultimately, muller
was caught three months later after he left his cell phone behind at a dublin home invasion. the following month, vallejo's chief of police sent this apology letter to police. detective mustard has been a police officer since 1995 and with the pd since 2001. he also serves as police officer association president. >> he may do a very fine job in other cases and this may be be the one time that he didn't. but, boy, when the one time he didn't, it was a big one. >> reporter: no one at the vallejo police department, including detective mustard, was available to comment today about the award. in vallejo, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. on to politics now and donald trump made the rounds in the nation's capital this morning. his first real effort to court republican leaders. >> karen traverse is in washington, d.c., with the latest. >> reporter: good afternoon. everybody was all smiles after these meetings on capitol hill today. there were a lot of statements about cooperation and unity. but donald trump did not leave
these meetings with any new big endorsement. and republican leaders went to great lengths to emphasize that this whole unity thing is going to take some time. donald trump took capitol hill by storm, his first real effort at winning over republican leaders. >> it was very good. it was very productive. talked issues. i look forward to continuing the conversation. >> reporter: but there was no endorsement from the most powerful republican here in washington, house speaker paul ryan. >> i was very encouraged with what i heard from donald trump today. i do believe that we are now planting the seeds to get ourselves unified. >> reporter: but ryan says it will take time for that unity to grow. >> you don't put it together in 45 minutes. >> reporter: and in perhaps a bit of a dig at trump, ryan tweeting this photo of him talking with schoolchildren in the capitol and calling it his most important meeting of the day. republicans acknowledge there are some deep divides after the long, contentious primary season. disagreement was trump over policy and questions about his campaign style.
>> i think donald trump gets it completely about being presidential and gracious. i can tell you that's how he acts toward me in private. donald trump also has to be donald trump. that's what got him here. >> reporter: but is he already shifting to a donald trump 2.0? in the weeks since his rivals dropped out, trump has hedged his position on tax policy, the minimum wage, even his controversial muslim ban. >> sure i'd back off on it. i'd like to back off as soon as possible. >> reporter: hill clinton tweeted a sarcastic "good luck" to republicans on uniting behind trump. she says he's backpedaling on his muslim ban and she says voters should not let him. reporting live from capitol hill, karen traverse, abc 7 news. larry, ama? >> lar karen, people are putting out positive things and people groing to say the right things publicly. what do we know about what really happened behind closed doors? any ink will willings? >> reporter: larry, weçó did ge
some details from people who were in the meetings. they say that tone was extensively discussed, the idea that donald trump needs to represent all republicans, not just the ones that voted for him. and there are a lot of members of congress who have some concerns about his tone. they tried to talk about the issues they can agree on. let's lay out a policy agenda we can get out on the campaign trail and talk about. one other thing, they say trump does recognize the impact he can can have on house and senate races. and he said that he wants to help whatever wherever he can. larry? >> thank you, karen. george zimmerman's gun auction is back on this afternoon. zimmerman had to pull the gun he used to kill trayvon martin . the website says it wants no part in his listing or the publicity. zimmerman has since placed it with another auctionhouse. zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting. a step by pope francis today that could change the role of women in the catholic church.
the pope says he's open to create a commission as to whether women can serve as deacons in the church. deacons are not priests. they are ordained ministers who can perform baptisms an prestied at beds. brazil in upheaval. zeke wa worries, now there are calls for the olympics to be moved or postponed. i'm espner christian. blue skies mostly over the golden gate. not for long. cooling influences on the way. i'll have the forecast in
it you're looking for something fun to do this summer, we have you covered. >> here are some ideas for you. >> we've partnered with the hyper local neighborhood team at hood line and we've got your weekend covered. if you haven't heard, ping-pong is not just an old school gym requirement it is officially cool again. now susan sarandon is launching her fifth ping-pong social club here in san francisco. we got to check out spip's space in soma. it turns out there is a right way to hold a paddle, using your index finger as support. there are two bars and 19 ping-pong tables to practice on. hopefully you're not as rusty as i am. the general manager says you don't have to be an expert, though, to play. >> no, not at all. i'm terrible at ping-pong. that's one of the reasons i joined the job, too, to probably get better at it. >> on saturday, i can test your skills at 690 followsome from
4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. sfmoma is coming back, and you can help welcome it by rolling up your sleeves and getting your mural on. paint freestyle is free from noon to 2:00 an saturday. this is put on by the mexican museum and precedize. also on saturday, 10,000 people are expected to pack sf's union square, and you can, too, if boba, authentic food and performances sound good to you. head to the taiwanese festival to 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to rsvp for events or learn more, go to abc 7 news.com. we hope you explore where you live. >> so how will the weather be as you head out and explore this weekend? >> a little cooler, apparently, spencer christian. a bit cooler, but it looks like a nice weekend for getting out and exploring the area. temperatures will be down a bit from where they are right now, though. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd. mainly sunny skies despite the
presence of low clouds and fog near the coastline. tomorrow, before we get there, let's talk about el nino, the fading el nino giving way now to la nina, the eke wa torial waters are fading thus giving way to la nina. as we move into the la nina effect, what will its effect be on our weather here? looks like equal chances for a dry or wet winter. a tossup. on to statewide conditions tomorrow, a sunny and mild to interior sections of the state, high in 88 in chico, 94 at fresno. here in the bay area, we'll see highs tomorrow reaching only into the 50s at the coast, 60s around the bay and just low 70s in most inland locations. that will be the pattern in into the weekend. lar ray and ama? >> thank you, spencer p. >> still ahead at 4, popping a tylenol may get rid of your headache, but it could do a lot more. it might also kill your kindness to others. the surprising new report about the popular painkiller.
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itself in a state of chaos. the nation's senate just voted to impeach its president while the country is also grappling with the zika virus outside. brandi hitt looks at the calls now to postpone the olympics. >> reporter: brazil in turmoil. latin america's largest nation about to host the summer olympics in rio is moving forward with an impeachment trial against its president. she admits an accounting scandal. and it comes as the country faces an even bigger problem, zika virus. a disease primarily spread by ross mosquitoes that can cause severe birth defects including babies born with abnormally small heads. 48 pregnant women in the u.s. have now tested positive for zika, while all cases are linked to travel outside the u.s., house officials are sounding the alarm. >> zika is an emergency. it is the first mistake toe-borne virus that can be spread sexually rnkts a report
in the latest harvard public health review is suggesting the olympics be moved or post poened because rio is in the heart of the outbreak of this new dangerous zika strain and there's concern increased tourism will spread the virus. >> the last thing you want during an outbreak is a lot of people coming in. but i don't think the games are going to be moved or postponed. i think the focus needs to be on pregnant women not going. >> reporter: the international olympic committee says it's confident the environment will be safe telling the associated press it's now looking forward with working with the new government to deliver successful games in rio. with the zika outbreak, the world health organization says all olympic travelers should wear insect repellent, even suggesting they wear condoms or on stain from having sex in rio and at least four weeks after they leave. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. the two-day shipping wars are ramping up. walmart is offering a speedy delivery service to rival amazon prime. >> 7 on your side's michael finney says it's cheaper, too?
>> this is what competition is supposed to be all about. walmart has been offering unlimited three-day shipping for $49 per year. now the retail giant is testing a program to deliver in two days for the same $49 price. that's half the $99 annual fee for amazon prime. however, as you know, amazon prime offers several other benefits in addition to two-day shipping, things like free music and video. also, walmart is only testing its faster delivery program, and there's a waiting list to get service. now, if you want to get on that list, i've posted a link at abc 7 news dox. can check it out under 7 on your side. two baby products made by little wishes are being recalled due to choking hazards. the little wishes chanel studded rattles are made of soft fabric, the fabric can split at the seams and stuffing and rattle become choking hazard. also recalled is the little wishes summer plush pacifier hold holder, the fin of the whale and
head of the octopus can detach and cause a choking hazard. a new study gives us some reassuring news tonight. your cell phone probably, probably, will not give you cancer. after years of debate over possible dangers of radio waves, new research shows that we shouldn't be worried about cell phones. the university of sydney conducted a 30-year study of brain cancer patients. researchers found no significant increase in cancer cases in spite of the huge increase in cell phone use. the author said cell phone radiation is likely not the type of radiation that damages dna. it is one of the most controversial questions when it comes to your car. how often should you change your oil? well, we took the same model car to three different shop and got three different answers. tonight at 11:00, i'll tell you what you need to know to save
money later tonight. >> i guarantee you'll get all kinds of -- every other month probably. >> what do you -- all those stickers. >> when the light comes on is when i do it. >> great. a popular painkiller could also kill kindness. >> insurers are looking to pay less when drugs. >> when people took acetaminophen, the main ingredient in tylenol, they were less likely to empathize with people experiencing pain or misfortune. now, we've all heard of the benefits of red wine, but what about row zai? especially with the warm weather coming, the main health boosting ingredient in red is also found in row zai wines giving those two extra health benefits that the white wine lacks. a growing number of insurers are making deals that tie the price of a drug to its real world performance.
the "wall street journal" reports that cigna is tying a report of new cholesterol reducing drugs to how they succeed in actually reducing certain types of cholesterol. if they don't perform as promised, cigna gets a discount. it's just the latest in a growing number of pricing agreements intended to protect neshers. fitness technology is moving. there is a connected basketball unveiled. it says it helps shooting skills. jay bird is out with bluetooth headphones that promise good quality sound and fit during rigorous workouts and the smart socks look a little odd but do record information about cadence, pace and speed. from the nasdaq, i'm jane king. here's to your health. sony wants you to be able to take a picture in the blichk of an eye literally. the multimedia company is looking to contract a contact lens that acts as a digital camera. the lens would be able to capture images uses embedded sensors and camera components
all with a blink. >> so you would like do this and go to your phone? >> i guess. hey, she's winking at me. >> my brain is tethered to my -- >> anyway. i'm concerned. abc 7 news at 4 continues. up next, some changes coming to college sports. sweeping reforms could make a big difference to athletes. coming up, a troubling story out of san mateo, a former police officer may be charged with at least five sexual assaults while on duty. the full details in the story you'll see only on 7. plus -- >> what's $10,000 more to the program. >> from money to jobs, the auction that could change the future of bay area teenagers. these stories and more when
ii schools within the uc system now have to follow rules approved today. abc 7 news reporter lyanne melendez is live with the details. lyan lyanne? >> reporter: you know, one-third of athletes within the entire uc system, they have some kind of academic protection if they are injured. but what about the remaining 66%? well, today the uc regents said it's time to level the playing field. for anyone on the cal basketball team, a guaranteed four-year athletic scholarship is a game-changer. ask roman davis, a freshman. >> i can finish up my education no matter what happens on the koert. i believe that's very important, and i think it's -- i think -- i know that was a very big thing that i thought about in my decision to come here. >> reporter: both cal and ucla are division i-teams and must abide by pac-12 conference rules which in 2012 stated that these colleges must continue to provide financial support to
athletes who are injured and forced to stop playing. >> they look at you more as a person rather than just kind of an athlete. >> reporter: today the uc regents said it was time to include some of the other ucs, all division ii colleges. that means the financial help would continue past the four years until the degree is completed. the policy applies to students who are injured during practice or while competing for the university. only two of the ucs will be excluded, santa cruz and merced, who are division iii schools. the regents voted on 14 new recommendations that affect uc athletes such as providing more academic support and orientation on sexual misconduct, mental health and diversity. student athletes are also given priority when registering for classes. coaches will no longer be able to recruit great players who are not prepared to make it in the classroom. cal has had these reforms in place for several years. since then, some of uc berkeley's sports programs have improved their academic
standing. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> that is it for abc 7 news at 4. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm larry biel. abc 7 news at 5 begins right now. a form herb san mateo police officer jury under scrutiny. plus -- >> hey! [ bleep ]! >> caught on camera, a student attacks a teacher in concord. what's happening to the teenager tonight? in san francisco, another coyote kills a pet. you'll hear the owner describe how he chased it down. plus, how did this happen? a skydiving plane lands upside down just east of the bay area. and we are on whale watch in the bay. why the waters seem to be filled with them this evening. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. cooler pattern for the weekend. we'll take a look at the temperatures coming up. >> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. a close look at a man who used to wear a police uniform r
uniform. toen tonight he is accused of using it to assault women on the job. good evening, i'm kristen sze. >> i'm dan ashley. the accusations are shocking, a serial rapist according to investigators. vic lee is live in redwood city tonight at the san mateo county hall of justice with the story. vic? >> reporter: san mateo police chief susan manheimer calls these, and i quote, serious and grave allegations. the d.a.'s office is still investigating this case, but our sources tell us that there are at least five women who have come forward telling police that they were sexually assaulted by this former officer and there may be more. the student newspaper at american river college in sacramento profiled noah winchester two years ago. at the time, he was with the campus police department. winchester talked about his role in keeping everyone safe. he later transferred to the san mateo police department. now he's the subject of an
investigation by the district attorney's office. >> we are conducting an investigation into mr. winchester and conduct that he engaged in while a police officer. >> reporter: d.a. wagstaff would not go into detail when we asked about the focus of the probe. >> it's misconduct while on duty in manner in which he dealt with women. >> reporter: abc 7 news has learned independently that the investigation centers around allegations of rape and sexual assault. in the fall of last year, a young woman told burlingame police that she had been sexually assaulted in her car by a san mateo officer here at coyote point recreational area. investigators later identified him as winchester. burlingame reported the attack to the san mateo police department which then referred it to the d.a.'s office. that investigation led to two other women who claim they, too, had been sexually assaulted by winchester. d.a. investigators then began looking for possible victims when winchester was a campus cop in sacramento.