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ab breaking breaking news is from france. this is the truck that mowed down dozens of people. tonight the death toll is climbing and many others were injured in a horrific attack shocking europe, the u.s. and the word. it happened in nice, 500 miles south of paris. 84 people are now confirmed dead, but it's not clear yet if anyone from the u.s. is among the victims. no one has claimed responsibility. and in an address televised around the world, french president hollande extended a
state of emergency for another three months. >> reporter: people running for their lives in nice, running away from mayhem on the promenade of this french resort city. thousands of people enjoyed a night out on the national holiday bastille day when a truck driver slammed his vehicle in crowds of people. >> the truck drove through all the securities and we are hearing guns being shot. >> reporter: witnesses ran from an apocalyptic scene. >> i heard the loud noises and people started screaming and shots being fired up in the air. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the truck reportedly plowed into people for over one mile before police managed to engage the driver. they fired shots into the truck. the windshield was riddled with bullets. the driver was killed. police say the truck was loaded with arms and grenades.
the city of nice put in place its emergency protocol, advising everyone to shelter in place. the french president met in an emergency session in paris. they've opened an investigation for murder, attempted murder and an organization linked to a terrorist enterprise. this attack happening right as france began to breathe a sigh of relief from terror. the president of france saying he was just about to end the state of emergency but now that has been extended an extra three mont mont months. >> let's continue with melanie woodrow live in san francisco with bay area residents keeping a close eye on the events unfolding in france. >> reporter: people gathered outside the french consulate, including one man who grew up in
nice. he said he would have been celebrating as were the people killed and injured. a moment of silence followed by the french national anthem. ♪ bastille day celebrations are taking on new meaning after a truck driver plowed into a crowd in nice, killing at least 80 people and stwinjuring others. french police killed the driver. >> some of my friends were out. i called them. they were okay, fortunately, but if it's not my friends, the friends of somebody else. >> appreciate to be here, to see what's happening in france, we can do nothing. >> reporter: restaurant owners were preparing for the bastille day rush when they heard the news. >> i thought it was an accident, something terrible happened. >> reporter: this family from southern california traveled to san francisco to fulfill their father's western of spreading his ashes at the golden get a
bridge on bastille day. >> we get woken up at 6:00 in the morning with blaring mer say every time. and he was very proud of his french heritage. >> reporter: outside san francisco city hall, the french flag is flying at half-staff. >> i feel happy to be french and feel sad for the people who lost their relatives. >> reporter: with so many people praying for france -- >> i'm with the victims. >> reporter: here in the bay area. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. >> you can show your support by sharing this image from our abc 7 facebook page. you see the #pray for nice. this is the fifth terror attack in four weeks. isis claimed responsibility for a suicide truck bombing in baghdad that killed 250 people. on july 1st and 2nd, 24 people
were killed in dhaka. two terror groups claimed responsibility. isis is blamed for killing 45 people hundreds more in istanbul. and in florida, 49 were killed at a gay club. 130 people were killed by gunmen and suicide bombers last november. stay with abc 7 for continuing coverage on nice on air and online. get updates on twitter. you saw it right here on abc 7, president obama hosting a national conversation tonight, focusing on issues of race and violence in america. and here at home, abc7 invited local law enforcement, religious and community leaders to watch the president's town hall and to have a bay area conversation. abc 7 news anchor ama daetz moderated and joins us live.
>> david muir moderated the event in washington, d.c. and called it a national conversation. the hour-long event to address issues, including on how to survive a traffic stop. it comes at a volatile time. police shot and killed two black men. and five dallas police officers were targeted and shot and killed. the president shared a powerful story from his childhood. >> walking into the elevator, and there was a woman who i thought knew me, and as soon as i walked on, and she lived on my grand parents' floor. when i walked on, she got off. >> the president says he then watched the elevator go back down and the woman went up on her own. now i had the honor of moderating a discussion here at our abc 7 news studios tonight about those social issues
dominating so many conversation across the bay area and the nation right now. and there was no shortage of opinions over the two-hour conversation. here's abc 7's reporter cornell bernard with a look at the talk. >> reporter: as soon as the town hall was ending, a bay area conversation was beginning, moderated by ama daetz. >> we can't fix what's broken. >> reporter: one room, 20 people, community members and leaders starting the difficult conversation on race and policing. >> we're taking it out of context. we want to say there's a few good cops, a few bad cops. it's a bad system. and it's always been that. >> reporter: lori valadez's partner was shot and killed by police. >> where's your daddy? the cops killed him. first thing that came out of the kid's mouth. your daddy must have been a bad person because that's all cops kill. >> reporter: black lives matter
was also part of the conversation, demanding change and equality. >> i think when we're talking about does this life matter versus that life matter, we're saying what can we do to keep all of our lives in tact. what can we do to keep all of our people safe. >> reporter: but there were critics of the movement. >> the primary impression that a lot of folks get from black lives matter is not just that only black lives matter but also that there's some sort of national police conspiracy to hurt black people. >> reporter: police say they want to work with communities they serve. >> the foundation of good, effective, constitutional policing is strong police and community partnerships. >> reporter: the conversation continues. cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> certainly does. and if you missed this bay area conversation, we're going to post the entire discussion on our website at abc 7 news.com. eric? >> thank you very much. abc 7 news continues with breaking news. a terror attack in france leaves
dozens dead and dozens more injured. a state of emergency has been extended. a live update is coming up. and reports that drum wonal trump was ready to reveal mike pence as his running meate, and he says not so fast. and those who say they were left unprotected at a rally because they're not democrats. dense fog and morning drizzle for your drive tomorrow. i'll let you know how much cooler it's going to get for the upcoming weekend. but first here's a look at what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live right after abc 7 news at 11:00. >> are you wearing pajamas? >> i am. i thought i'd dress like your audience at home. it's so
we are continuing to follow braking news tonight on the attack in nice, france. 84 people are dead, and that number could rise with more than a dozen others critically injured. the driver of a truck that plowed through crowds of people is a 31-year-old frenchman originally from tunisia. he was shot to death by police. they are trying to find a motive. follow us on twitter, abc 7 news bay area. stay on top of the attack in nice with the abc 7 news app, download it for free and enable push aletters lelette lelettel trump has picked conservative indiana governor mike pence for president, hours
later, peps arrived at a new york hotel for a scheduled joint announcement, but then trump decided to put the announcement on hold after news broke about france, and then this stumper from trump. >> i haven't made a final, final decision. >> pence face as deadline of noon tomorrow to file papers if he still wantes to run for governor. the republican convention starts next week. laura anthony will cover the convention. some bay area republicans have filed a class action lawsuit against the city of san jose after being attacked outside a donald trump rally. it accuses city leaders of not doing enough to protect trump supporters. we are joined live from city hall with a response from there.
>> reporter: the plaintiffs claim that police just stood by and let protesters attack them and that their rights to assemble, to free speech and due process were violated. the attacks on trump supporters june 2nd were at times violent, nonstop san beyond belief. >> it was a mob scene outside. there were protesters everywhere. >> reporter: juan hernandez was attacked by not one but two mobs. these are pictures of his bloody clothes and broken nose. >> they jumped us, knocked knee the face. my nose started pouring blood. i had bruises and scratches all over. >> reporter: hernandez is one of 14 people who filed a class action lawsuit claiming not enough was done by law enforcement that day. 250 officers, many in riot gear were lined up but did not break formation. officers refused to help. >> it seems nobody's going to be held responsible for the mob
violence that san jose app lllo to occur. >> i feel the department did the best it could. >> reporter: they stand behind the handling of events that day. the mayor issued this statement saying the san jose police department has successfully identified and arrested 20 perpetrators of violence at the rally and additional warrants have been issued. hernandez wants somebody to be held accountable. abc 7 news. well, was it warm enough for you today? we'll find out if we'll stay that way or if things are changing. >> you know, it's all about the change, eric. actually, it was pretty hot inland today. we had triple digits. but that's look gone. this is the hottest day of the next seven. it's only going to get cooler. we'll show you why we have a solid marine layer making a push into the north bay and east bay. to show you how thick the fog is
right now, look at the visibility. half moon bay down to a half-mile. and santa rosa was 83 degrees at 5:00 p.m. it is now 52 degrees. that's how i know that the strong marine push is taking place. and that's going to drop these 100s to the 90s. 92 many parts of the coast and bay will start out like this. you can see how interesting it is as that marine layer expanded late this afternoon into the evening. so temperatures right now in the 50s, 60s. we do have a few 70s, concord and antioch. anden the trans-america pyramid is not visible as the fog has
rolled in, looking from pier 15. a cooler afternoon tomorrow, a spare the air alert for tomorrow. apartme and the cooling continues through the weekend. can you see the gray skies over the bay and the embarcadero. air quality does become better as we head into the weekend. it's going to be good for all areas as the sea breeze kicks in. upper 40s to the 60s. you'll want the extra time for commute as the spotty drizzle carries into the commute. slick roadways and reduced visibility. we'll see high clouds filtering sunshine in the afternoon and the coast will remain dloud clo most of the day. it was a little cooler inland. tomorrow everyone cools. 93 livermore, 92 concord, 70 in
oakland, 83 in santa rosa. accuweather seven-day forecast, the morning drizzle will start out your day. we'll have our summer spread for saturday. and it's a cooler day, mid-80s on sunday. our free air conditioning continues for a good part of the workweek. we're going to be in the mid-80s. upper 50s to low 60s at the coastline. eric? >> thank you very much. nintendo is suddenly hot again with the popularity of pokemon. still ahead, how the gaming company is
old school gamers rejoiced today. a popular game system that came out in the '80s, this time no car trenls to buy. it comes preloaded games including zelda, super mario brothers. it will cost $60 and will be available this november. remember playing those games? >> actually, i didn't. i'm really old school. i go back to pinball machines. the >> wow! >> i know, i'm old. the. >> thank you for admitting that. >> what a day for
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here's the latest on the attack in france. it is now daylight in nice where hospitals are pleading for blood. about 100 injured, more than a dozen critically. investigators are working to identify and contact loved ones of the 84 people who were killed. france's president has promised to boost security and increase isis targets. we'll have the latest on the response and the investigation tomorrow morning at 4:30 a.m. thanks so much for watching. goodnight.
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