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"abc7 news" starts right now with live, breaking news. >> that breaking news is out of milwaukee, wisconsin, where violence erupted after police shot and killed an armed man. a scuffle broke out at the scene of the crime while investigators were still gathering evidence. later, rioters set fire to vehicles and at least four businesses, including a gas station, a bank, and a grocery store. one officer was injured by a brick thrown through a patrol car window. there have been reports of gunfire in the area. police increased patrols because the neighborhood saw five homicides in nine hours last night. police say the man they killed today had a loaded hand gun. stay with us for any breaking updates and follow us on twitter. good evening. i'm eric thomas. we're following developing news
out of hayward after officers shot a person after he ran his vehicle injuring into officers. lisa? >> reporter: eric, police just briefed me on a very complicated crime scene which started just two miles from here. >> we have an active shooting scene here. >> reporter: this is the call for help that went out haywa hayward. a stolen mercedes had been spotted. when police arrived, two men were in the car and wouldn't get out, when the suspect put it in drive. >> he was ramming multiple police vehicles, hit an officer on foot. at that point, officers discharged their weapon, obviously in defense of their own lives, and that of others. and the vehicle continued to
flee the scene and then struck an additional two vehicles after that exchange. >> reporter: the driver of the stolen car drove along patrick and finally came to a stop at gomer. that's when the passenger made a run for it but police chased him down. the driver had been hit by a bullet. he is in the hospital in critical condition at this hour. two officers were hurt but did not go to the hospital. police tonight are not saying if the suspects exchanged gunfire and not saying exactly how many shots were fired by police. >> lisa, thank you. the brother of an aspiring chef found dead at the westfield mall in san francisco says he was at the mall to buy jeans and possibly see a movie. those new details come from a woman he was dating.
a maintenance worker found his body wednesday morning. police are calling his death a homicide but have not made any arrests. police boosted their efforts to find a gunman who killed a young man. calvin riley was playing pokemon go when someone shot and killed him. serg sergio? >> reporter: eric, police officers began passing out these flyers at about 9:00 tonight. that's about the time they say that calvin was shot at that walkway last saturday night. calvin riley's parents joined u.s. park police for tonight's canvassing effort. officers passed out flyers hoping to focus further attention on this case. riley was shot to death while playing pokemon go here with a friend last saturday night. a small memorial has been set up
in his honor. police have not released many details on this case. they hoped surveillance video in the area might give clus about the shooter. now, investigators are looking for any images shot between 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. including selfies. >> that would be critical if somebody captured something that could lead to someone being arrested. we are very interested in any material. >> reporter: this is an area that's turned into a popular place for people playing pokemon go. willie hong showed me why so many people come here. >> there's a lot of points and people can put up like modules and they attract pokemon. >> you can look and see where different pokemon spawn. >> reporter: joseph says he learned about calvin riley's
murder from those online forums. he says some people have been posting safety messages. investigators say they hope this effort will garner new clues and remind people to be careful and be aware of their surroundings. u.s. park police are hoping anyone with any information in this case can call their dedicated tip line at 415-561-5150. reporting live in san francisco, "abc7 news." >> thank you, sergio. the chp is searching for a man who ran away from a car crash that impaled his passenger. it happened just outside petaluma this morning. witnesses say the car went airborne, flipped over and came down on a metal fence. the driver ran away with a woman pinned in the front seat with a section of the fence going through her. >> i had the worst expectation
and it was what i expected. without climbing in too far to see, you could see it was going right through her midsection and she couldn't move. >> rescuers cut both ends of the fence to get the woman out. she was conscious the whole time. there are new details on the 100 pound tree limb that fell and hit a woman on the head. today, mayor ed lee said the tree work is conducted regularly at the park. parts of the bay area saw intense heat today. this is a live look at walnut creek. meteorologist drew tuma has more with live doppler 7 hd. drew? >> look at these highs.
conkord up to 98 today. antioch with a high of 100 degrees. 101 in lake port. around the immediate bay waters, it wasn't too bad. south bay, in san jose, nice and toasty with a high of 88 degrees. along with that heat inland, poor air quality today but refreshing news. sunday, that air quality is inproving. as it improves, we'll see a brief cooldown. we'll see the heat spike once again. we'll see the numbers in the full forecast coming up. a wildfire forced people out of their homes in lake county tonight. it started at about 6:00 this evening near highway 9. homes in ellen springs and clayton creek have been evacuated. the fire has burned 600 acres. it's only 15% contained. tomorrow, highway 1 near big sur will be closed because of a fire that's destroyed 57 homes.
the closure begins at 2:00 p.m. and could last up to 24 hours, depending on the weather conditions. at least three people have died in record flooding in louisiana. but one woman survived in dramatic fashion. >> i almost died. i was drowning. >> we're coming. >> in baton rouge, two men giving a local news reporter a tour spotted a red car. as they got closer, they heard a woman screaming. one jumped into the water, pried open the top and pulled the woman to safety. the woman told them her dog was in the car, as well. he then saved the dog, as well. still to come, south bay residents tell a cell phone giant not in our backyard. and did donald trump call for
residents in a west san jose neighborhood are fighting to keep verizon from building a cell tower near their homes. lisa has our story. >> reporter: there's no misunderstanding how those in san jose's regency park neighborhood feel about a proposed verizon cell phone tower. the planning commission approved it for the orchard farms shopping center, camouflages as a pine tree. >> this was appropriate and worked at that location.
>> reporter: but many living on the other side of the tree line disagree. >> there's brain cancer, leukemia, breast cancer. >> reporter: those are just a few maladies she's afraid the radio frequency or rf energy from the tower also cause. she's now spearheading a campaign to reverse the planning commission's decision. >> this type of radiation is extremely harmful to health of those living nearby within 500 feet. >> reporter: still, commissioners insist the plan follows all fcc guidelines. >> there are no new standards that have been set or studies that have been done. >> reporter: the group calls the guidelines outdated. but the director for the art senter, whose business already has four towers on top of it supports the decision. >> they are the experts. so if it's not, you know, hazardous to the health, i don't
think they will allow it. >> reporter: the city council will take the matter up tuesday. the race for the white house came to oakland today. this is photos shared on facebook of former president bill clinton raising money for hillary clinton. he spoke to donors on broadway's auto row. tv cameras and reporters were not invited. tickets ranged in price from $250 to $2700. donald trump causing more controversy after calling on supporters to watch the polls on election day and take action if they see fraud. "the washington post" called it vigilantism. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump with a message, if he loses in pennsylvania, it will be because hillary clinton played dirty. >> the only way we can lose in my opinion, i really mean this, in pennsylvania, is in cheating goes on.
>> reporter: urging supporters to be on the lookout for cheating. >> watch and study and make sure other people don't come in and vote five times. >> reporter: and making that call for volunteers to help stop hillary from rigging this election, trump crying foul as he plummets in key battleground states like florida and north carolina and showing signs of campaign fatigue. >> i want to get the hell out of here and go home. >> reporter: he's flip-flopping on his claim the president and clinton founded isis. >> so i said, the founder of isis. obviously i'm being sarcastic, but not that sarcastic. i've been saying and i'll keep saying, but somewhat sarcastically, i've been saying he's the founder of isis and she's a close second. >> this is the biggest load of bull i ever heard. >> reporter: dismissing claims that clinton lied when she said she never read classified
e-mails on her private server as secretary of state. and now that hack on top democrats is back in the news. even house democratic leader nancy pelosi is receiving text messages after what she's describing as an electronic watergate style break-in. she's changing her phone number and encouraging others to do the same. donald trump has agreed to debate hillary clinton in three debates. the first would be set for september 26th at hofstra university on long island followed by two more debates in october in st. louis and las vegas. eight years ago, an artist gained worldwide fame for his poster showing barack obama along with the word hope. now he's unveiled a new project in san francisco. "abc7 news" was in the mission district where sheppard ferry's latest work is based on a photograph taken of fannie lee cheney, a civil rights activist.
even after a wet winter, water levels are plummeting at fulsome lake. this is east of sacramento. the lake keeps losing water because water has been promised to farmers and fisheries. a month ago, it was at 73% capacity. now it's at 42%. starting monday, boaters will face a 5-mile-per-hour speed limit due to the low water levels. drew tuma joins us now with a look at the forecast. >> we started off the weekend very warm. the second half a couple of degrees cooler. live doppler 7 hd showing you the coast to be tonight if you want that cool marine layer. we'll zoom in a little closer, not even covering the entirety of san francisco. a little fog pushing into mill
valley at this time. this is that really thin layer of fog right now. you can see the tower blinking above the fog. and a good shot of visibility, but that fog will expand around the bay in the next couple of hours. the forecast calls for the morning fog, a little drizzle along the coast. minor cooling for sunday and into monday. by tuesday, especially wednesday, you are going to feel that heat, especially inland once again. we're still holding on to a little bit of warmth. 70 in san malone. 70 conkord. we have cooled down to 54 in san francisco. 67 in san jose. and napa with a temperature of 61 degrees. overnight tonight, we have that coastal fog right now, pushing into the bay. so dropping into the 50s, inland is going to take a little bit of time. you might want to open up the windows tonight, a little bit of
natural a.c. as we warm up once again. future weather, let's go hour by hour. going into the morning hours. there's that fog pushing into the bay. hayward, a little bit of fog and fremont, fog in san francisco and pacifica, we'll widen out the view, and away from the coast you have a lot of sunshine to round out the weekend. highs on sunday, in the south bay, 93 degrees. along the peninsula, 77 redwood. half moon bay, a little bit of afternoon sunshine, but cool at 60 degrees. san francisco tomorrow, 64. 60 for daily city. 83 in petaluma. about 82 tomorrow afternoon in napa. east bay, 70 for your high. 83 fremont. hercules up to 74. inland, it's not as hot tomorrow as it was today, but 92 concord.
95 brentwood and 94 in livermore. a little bit of a cooldown monday and right back up midweek. by wednesday, nearing 100 degrees, but all forecasts are pointing to a nice little cooldown coming friday into saturday, where it may struggle to get out of the 80s. tomorrow, summer spread is with us. brief relief on monday. then warmer and hot on wednesday. there's that relief if you don't like the heat. we are much cooler one week today. >> a struggle to get out of the 80s, that's a struggle i can get behind. drew, thank you. coming up on "abc7 news" at 11:00, not
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madison bumgarner had not won a game since before the all-star break. but that streak came to an end tonight. mad bum was coming off a tough loss to the nationals. san francisco took the lead in the second. denard span with a two-out base hit makes it 2-0. span had another two-run single in the sixth. bumgarner threw seven shootout innings. mark trumbo is tied in the american league lead for homers, but goes down. brandon belt puts the icing on the cake in the 7th with a two-run shot to right field, his 14th of the year. the giants bead the o's 6-2.
before the contest, a statue honoring gaylord perry was unveiled outside the park. a hall of famer and two-time cy young award winner, perry played 22 seasons, 10 with san francisco. he was known for throwing a spitball, a ball he doctored with vaseline. >> i was always accused of doing certain things to the baseball. when i got traded to texas, i had to take a lie detector test. i'll let you know i passed that with flying colors. they say you can't lie to those things. but -- [ laughter ] >> he got away wit. he was "star wars" night. unfortunately, the force was with the mariners. robinson cano goes deep. that made it 4-1 seattle.
the a's rally in the sixth. chris davis connects for a solo shot. that's his 29th of the season. ryan healey with the foul pop here. adam lynn will make the grab, despite running into the seats. the mariners hold on to win 4-3. the overall number one draft pick jaret goff made his nfl debut tonight, as the rams play host to dallas. almost 90,000 fans came out to the l.a. coliseum to welcome their team back. on the opening kickoff, the cowboys take it all the way 101 yards for a touchdown. dallas would go to the 24-7 lead. goff just completed 4 of 9 passes. here under pressure, he has his second pass picked off. will. l.a. did come back, sean mannion
threw for three touchdowns. 28-24 was the final. the rams open their regular season against the 49ers september 12. in rio, the u.s. now leads with 24 gold medals. michael phelps won his fifth gold. and simone manuel anchored the victorious u.s. women's relay. she leaves rio with two gold and two silver medals. later in the show, you'll hear from the 49ers and raiders. and jaret goff and his not so great nfl debut. eric? >> thanks a lot. still ahead on n"abc7 news" at 11:00, flash floods in the south. and organizers of a petition to remove a judge in colorado say they were inspired by a similar movement in the bay area.
live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is "abc7 news." >> good evening. i'm eric thomas. breaking news out of milwaukee, wisconsin, where there are new reports of a police car hit by gunfire after violent protests, looting, vandalism, and at least four buildings set on fire tonight. riots broke out after police shot and killed an armed man who was running from officers this afternoon. one police officer is in the hospital after being hit in the head with a brick. police have arrested at least three people. in mayward, a man is in critical condition after a man
shot him. they say he was driving a stolen car and rammed several police cars. at least two officers were hurt. a news reporter touring the record flooding in baton rouge, louisiana, captured an incredible rescue. a good samaritan pulled a woman out of her sinking car and saved her dog, as well. rescue crews have saved more than 1,000 people from flood waters. a storm system dumped the equivalent of three months of rain in one day in louisiana. at least three people are dead. here is the latest from louisiana. >> reporter: the rain just keeps coming. >> this is certainly not over. >> reporter: and the flood waters keep rising. >> everything is there is destroyed. >> reporter: louisiana under siege, hundreds of rescuers as crews rush to bring everyone to safety. >> we have record levels of flooding along rivers and creeks. and because these are record
floods, we don't know how wide the water is going to get in those areas. >> reporter: the governor calling in the national guard to help. emergency declarations are now in effect across portions of the state, as police and fire departments struggle to get people trapped in their homes and vehicles. >> our helicopters are primarily in active search and rescue right now. they're trying to coordinate with officials on the ground. >> reporter: this family had to leave their flooded home on foot, carrying a baby through rushing water. their local sheriff jumping in to help. >> the sheriff has an infant, trying to keep the baby dry. >> reporter: but fishes can't get to everyone. in this case, a good samaritan helped pull a man from his sinking vehicle. but it's frustrating for law enforcement, as people drive into flooded areas.
>> we all know what means road closed means. don't cross it. >> reporter: phillip menna, abc news, louisiana. an attack happened in broad daylight as men were walking home from afternoon prayers. a gunman shot both in the back of the head. investigators have no evidence they were targeted because of their faith. >> we feel really insecure and unsafe. in a moment like this, it's threatening to us and our future, and our mobility in the neighborhood. and we're looking for the justice. >> he and other worshippers are asking that the murders be treated as a hate crime. so far, swiss police do not believe an attack aboard a train was linked to terrorism. a man stabbed people and poured a liquid on a woman. a fire then broke out aboard the train.
it happened in northwestern switzerland near the nation's border with liechtenstein. swiss media outlets report the injuries are serious. the suspect was also injured. more outrage tonight following the sentencing of this college student convicted of raping an unconscious victim. his crime took place in colorado and resembles the case involving brock turner. prosecutors asked for prison time for austin wilkerson. instead, a judge sentenced him to two years in jail where he can leave for work and school. >> there has to be a rehabilitation component. >> in our opinion, as we argued to the court throughout the process, has given whatever version of the story what is best going to serve him. >> wilkerson will be on probation for 20 years.
turner's six-month sentence sparked efforts to have a judge removed. kenny baker acted in dozens of movies and tv shows. his family says he did not expect to live past a teenager and was happy in the days leading up to his death. he was 81. michael phelps got his 23rd gold medal, but he wasn't the only one to place at the games in rio. jim ryan has more. >> reporter: the end of an era. michael phelps caps his career with a gold medal, helping the 4x100 relay surge to the end. this is his 28th medal overall. the most decorated olympian ever. the women's team taking on the
4x100 medley replay. and simone manuel chasing another gold in the 50-meter freestyle. she came in second for the silver. she already won gold this week in the 100-meter freestyle. in the men's 1500-meter freestyle, connor yager swam to a silver. and elaine thompson claimed the gold. tori bowie won silver. and jeff henderson bounded to a gold medal. and forehistory in fencing. the u.s. women's team battled to the bronze medal. muhammad is the first american medalist to compete wearing a hijab. and london gold medalist mo farah, despite taking a tumble, defended his title in the 10,000 meter final.
if someone asks which animal kills the most americans each year, you may think bears, sharks, even mosquitos. but the correct answer is deer. they kill an average of 200 people per year in collision with cars. dan ashley has details on a california experiment to protect people and animals. >> reporter: these animals are pioneers. adventurous creatures using man made structures to get acrossroads alive. the types of crossings and animals using them vary around the world, but interest is exploding, because scientists say the crossings work. if they're done correctly. >> for many years as we were driving along, if we hit an animal, we thought that's too bad, but there's nothing you can do about it. now we realize there is something you can do about it. >> reporter: this wildlife crossing is on highway 89 near
truckee. and animals are using it. >> we have a lot to learn. >> reporter: that's where this new project comes in. just a few miles away, sandra jacobson is showing off an experiment now under construction. two identical highways in areas known to be full of wildlife. fences along the road will guide the animals. >> trying to get the enranss of the structures to where animals will find a trail to walk in. >> reporter: the reason for two tunnels is to allow researchers to try different strategies in each one and see what works best. >> so for example, if it looks more value, we can put rocks and stumps inside of the structure to feel more comfortable. >> reporter: the projects are part of a unique stewardship team with many agencies working together, including caltrans which is trying animal crossings
in other areas, too. >> as we show the pictures and people evaluate them, we can show that they are working better than we ever expected. >> reporter: caltrans is spending $2 million on these experimental tunnels, hoping they'll lead to better and cheaper solutions. experts are already sharing lessons from across the world and a workshop here. >> that is the bear. >> reporter: one team came from south america to find out more how to keep jaguars from being hit by cars. >> this is a very new discipline, and we want to learn from the best. >> reporter: jacobson says research shows well-placed wildlife crossings and fences can cut collisions by 75% to 100% and still allow animals to get to where they need to go. >> so do you know the best way to avoid an accident if you see a deer on the road?
research shows most people don't. to find out from an expert, go to abc7news.com. right now let's get a check on the weather forecast. >> it was warm today. we're going to see another wave of that heat once again, so a little bit of a break right now with some coastal fog. this is that fog slowly advancing to the east as it does every night in the summertime. overnight, 52 in san francisco. 58 in san jose. 59 overnight in about i don't think. -- in antioch. highs on sunday will knock a couple degrees off our high today. a warm 92 in concord. 93 fairfield. san francisco up to 64 tomorrow. 84 san jose. san rafael about 81 in the average. a sea breeze kicking in to about 5 and 15 miles per hour.
71 in santa cruz. ocean water temperature, 60 degrees. we have a little bit of a relief into monday and the heat spikes once again, coming midweek on wednesday. so we're going to see a little bit of a swing in the next seven days in the temperature department. >> thank you very much, drew. rick is in for mike tonight. coming up, sports. georged a kinson iii talks about his big night. and wayne gabbard lantos start tomorrow's opener.
tonight he debut for the rams and it was a shaky one. here comes the blitz and his second pass attempt is enter sented. he completed only 4 of 7 passes for 38 yards. 20 of those coming on this toss. late in the second quarter, he was sacked. he did not play in the second half because of stiffness in his shoulder. but he didn't sound too concerned. >> what did you learn from this experience today? >> at the end of the day, it's 11 guys on the field, it's still the same game. it does take a transition of speed, but once i settled in, i felt great. >> the chip kelly era gets under way as the 49ers open their season. blaine gabbard will likely start
as quarterback. gabbard became the starter last season when kaepernick was benched. >> i'm just going to make the most of my opportunity. that's all you can do. every quarterback wants to compete, have fun and just execute our offense. let the decision be made for itself and i am going to control what i can control and put points on the board. >> the next preseason game is thursday at green bay. last night oakland beat arizona 31-10. george atkinson had two outstanding touchdown runs. he breaks loose for a 53-yard score and again those 35 yards for a touchdown. he says dad has been telling him to make more of his chances. >> he's definitely been in my year, especially this year being my third year. the last two years, didn't make the squad.
so this year he was like, you've got to buckle down. as soon as you get the opportunity, you need to let the coaches know that you can make the squad. >> it was a great day to be a giants' fan. they beat the orioles tonight 6-2 and unveiled a new statue outside of at&t park. this is for gaylord perry who played 10 seasons with san francisco. the ceremony was attended by former teammates. john miller recalled just how good perry was. >> he pitched a no-hitter 1968. now, that year bob gibson had one of the greatest years in the history of the he had a 1.12 e.r.a. to beat bob gibson that year, he had to throw a no-hitter. and he said bob gibson has never spoke on the him since.
is that a true story in >> yeah. >> gaylord, you were the best pitcher i have ever seen. and i'm so happy for him because he deserves a statue like that. >> i'm looking forward to the giants to get on a hot streak now and come on and win another world series. [ applause ] >> congratulations, gaylord. the yankees youth movement has begun with a bang. in his first at-bat, tyler austin parks this pitch in the stands. the next batter, aaron judge, in his first major league at-bat goes yard. that's the first time that's happened in major league history. the yankees win 8-4. look out for the baby bombers. and the john deere classic. some players had to complete their second and third rounds today. charlie danielson had this eagle
on 18. that deserves a high five. ryan moore with a putt here for birdie. he has a one stroke lead over ben martin and morgan hoffman. this sports report has been brought to you by river rock casino. eric? >> thank you very much. mr. atkinson, i would rather have your dad in my ear than my face. that's it for tonight. i'm eric thomas. "abc7 news" continues tomorrow morning at 5:00.