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>> live where you live this is abc7 news. >> now at 11:00, a woman punched over and over again in the face for no reason another all. tonight san francisco police are searching for the man who viciously attacked a stranger in broad daylight. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. the attack happened over the weekend in the city's normally quiet pacific heights neighborhood. >> dan: that's where cornell bernard is live. cornell? >> reporter: dan and ama, the victim is recovering from her injuries after being attacked by a man in his 40s right here on washington street. that man is still on the loose. we do want to warn you video of the attack is disturbing. a brutal unprovoked attack caught on a security camera. a woman in her 50s walking down washington street is approached by a stranger who suddenly starts punching her in the face over and over.
she tries to shield herself from the blows, but the man continues the assault. >> she merely on a walk in the area. he just started to attack her. >> reporter: it lasted 45 seconds and then the man walks across the street. >> holy moly. >> reporter: we showed the attack to this pacific heights neighbor. >> i am frightened because i walk along here twice a day. >> that is unmanly. that is inhumane. that's awful. >> you just never know. >> reporter: the victim told police she had never seen the man before. she described him as a white man with brown hair and dark green hoodie and jeans. police believe he may be homeless. >> maybe he was having some type of mental health issue and he was under the influence of a narcotic. >> i don't even know if he was homeless or not.
he could have been a normal man walking down the street and got angry. >> reporter: the victim's nose was broken in several places. she will recover. police hope someone will recognize her attacker and share the information. in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> dan: new at 11:00, a police officer ran into this burning home and saved a blind man from the flames. contra costa fire tweeted this video from the scene on 11th street. the officer is in surgery after falling glass cut his arm. the man he saved is being treated for smoke inhalation. tonight police are looking for six additional suspects after the "game of thrones" drug bust we were telling you about. the sweep resulted in two dozen arrests including a member from the police department itself. officer derrick antonio is on administrative leave. he is accused of providing confidential law enforcement information to members of a san jose criminal street gang. >> his acts were deplorable and in no way represent the character of the remaining
members of the department who under extraordinary circumstances protect and serve the city with great honor. >> dan: the gang is believed to be involved in a number of crimes including assault, extortion, narcotics, trafficking and more. among items seized are handguns and $200,000 cash and one alligator. >> ama: jeffrey kristina is on the council and he is accused of battery and false imprisonment. lil -- lilian kim is live. lilian? >> reporter: ama, jeffrey christina was elected six years ago and he even served as mayor at one point. now he faces three misdemeanor charges. campbell city councilman jeffrey christina has been arrested on suspicion of battery and false imprisonment and preventing a significant other from calling 9-1-1. it started at the couple's
home. officers say christina grabbed his fiancee's arm and kept her from calling for help and leaving the home. >> it is a few hours old. i plan on waiting to get all of the facts. >> reporter: police say christina and his fiancee were together for years and have two small children. they started investigating when she showed up in the back gate and claimed to have been involved in a domestic violence incident. >> city councilman campbell. i don't think it is a very progressive way to be. >> may need counseling and we really want the best representation we can get.
in campbell, lilian kim, abc7 news. >> dan: sad news out of italy. the death toll has rezzen to 257 people after the deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquake earlier this morning. the quake struck 100 miles northeast of rome. at least 159 people have died and dozens more are missing. you are looking at video from the town at the epicenter of the earthquake. abc news reporter terry moran is live with more on the rescue efforts happening right now. result -- >> reporter: rescue efforts are happening right now. it is one of the hardest hit villages in the mountainous area of italy that was the epicenter of destruction. the death toll at 159 expected to rise. the old hotel was a little ways from here and flattened like this building.
they believe 70 people were in the building. that's one of the problems. they don't know how many were in the village. this is a population of 2500 people. a big festival this weekend draws on average about 10,000 people. there is still much work to be done. all day we saw rescuers crawling all over the rubble. local residents helping and digging out people and they did. there were many people who were safe today. the toll is rising and the expectation is that it will continue to do so. terry moran, abc news, italy. >> dan: here at home, it marked two years to the day since the devastating magnitude 6 earthquake in napa. they distributed more than $8 million in donations to nearly 1400 earthquake victims in these past two years. while there are still hundreds of yellow tagged homes and they had 131 red tagged
buildings. abc7 news talked with the mayor about the on going rebuilding process. >> sometimes when you have a disaster you can rebuild a little better. i think we have done that. >> it will take a year before they can get the courthouse and library fully repaired. you will find guidelines for stocking an earthquake survival kit and developing an emergency plan at abc7news.com. just look under prepare nor cal. >> there was a fiery finish to the day for trump and clinton. clinton spent the day in the bay area fundraising with some of the elite. one of the three events she attended was hosted by tim cook in los altos. the former first lady blasted trump for peddling bigotry and paranoia. >> he is taking a hate movement mainstream and he brought it into the campaign.
he is bringing it to our communities and our countries. >> hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only his votes. >> the line was included in trump's prepared remarks in jackson, mississippi and ht seemed to catch many by surprise. the woman standing behind trump grim massed at the -- grimaced at the comment and was unsure if she should clap. >> dan: is it t may speed your commute along one of the busiest freeways. the signs will help navigate what is called a smart corridor. it lines the bridges and if a lane is blocked it will guide drivers to open lanes 25 accidents or stalls happen on i-80 every day. we are getting a look at a
hiker suffering heatstroke. the flight technicians raced to save the man's life he passed out on the trail in june. they flew to a waiting ambulance and he will meet his rescuers and the person called 9-1-1. that should be a great reunion. >> coming up on abc7 news at 11:00, the business of burning man. thousands are getting ready to converge on the nevada desert and that means big money in the bay area. tonight another major sock are star says it was a longtime coming. >> and he has a hundred million reasons to celebrate. >> fog and drizzly spots for the morning drive. what is changing for the upcoming weekend straight ahead. >> first a look another what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" on the news at 11:00.
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new at 11:00, the business of burning man. we are just days away from the start of the annual party that brings out thousands to the nevada desert. as alyssa harrington explains, that means big business hundreds of miles away here in the bay area. >> you would think it was halloween, but these customers are here for burning man.
>> they use san francisco as their launching place for burning man. >> reporter: he says so-called burners come for fun and whaky gear and things necessary in the desert. goggles in case of a sand storm and fur to stay warm and lighting. they call it her favorite time of year. she opened her shop inspired by burn man. >> more art on the playa and it it is a fun and busy time of year. >> this is one of the most popular piece. it is called elegant arms because it acts like wings. >> they plan to charge more for dusty cars returning from black rock desert. they refuse to rent costumes for the event. >> there is a running joke that last year's running man
was always better. >> i don't know if that is sour grapes on the people going for years, but have been left in the dust so to say. >> the festival was free. a ticket this year costs $390. alyssa harrington, abc news. >> dan: new tonight, u.s. soccer suspended hope solo after a comment she made after a loss to sweden. the contract was terminated she called sweden a quote bunch of cowards in the olympics. she said she is saddened by the decision and said she could not be the player i am without being the person i am. we reached out to brandi chastain for reago to all of this and she said, quote, it is about time that u.s. soccer took action and is now letting
everyone and anyone know behavior detrimental to the team is not tolerated nor accepted. >> dan: apple ceo received a severance package. he was chairman of the board in august of 2011 when an ailing steve jobs resigned. his five-year milestone unlocks more than $100 million in stock. they report the bonuses are tied to his tenure and apple's performance under his leadership. >> the success of the aidswalk san francisco was realized today. >> last month thousands of walkers joined a team from abc7 from the annual fundraiser for those living with hiv and aids. >> they will present a check at the mission bay campus. ward 86 will receive $100,000 to help cope with hiv as they age. >> it is the first program in
the country. they are programs that are exswam -- exemplary. we will look at rates of cognitive function. >> ucsf and san francisco general hospital opened ward 86 in 1983 as the world's first hospital unit to serve people fighting aids and hiv. they have done so much work in the years since. it is time to check on our weather. >> dan: it will cool off, sandhya? >> >> sandhya: we will drop the temperatures a little more, dan and ama. today we had a sleet up tick in those temperatures. we will talk about what is ahead as we get closer to the weekend. first the time lapse from the east bay hills camera. notice the shower and fog layer rolling in as the sun was setting. there was haze in the atmosphere and it gave as you little of the reddish, hue.
we are expecting smoke from the fire to move in. live doppler 7hd is showing where the fog is well into the north bay. visibility down to five miles in petaluma because of the fog. be careful during the morning commute. here is a look from our exploratorium camera. the top of the pyramid is barely visible. mid50s around san francisco and half moon bay. mountain view and san jose is mild in the low 60s. a live look from the south beach camera and you will see areas of poor visibility. santa rosa and napa, and mid50s and 62 in concord and 59 in livermore. one other live picture and you can barely make out what this is. it is a fuzzy view because of the fog. foggy and drizzly areas. the cooler days are on tap for not just friday, but through the weekend. the temperatures begin in the low to upper 50s.
the slick spots could slow you down and you can see that right there in green on the san mateo coastline. 7:00 a.m., you will still be dealing with the fog. oakland and hayward and santa rosa as far as the stinson beach area goes. those are the pockets of visibility you will be dealing with. you will see the sun by 11:00 a.m. along the coast the fog will keep you company. here are your highs for your thursday. like today we are expecting a few low 90s. 86 in livermore. 71 in san mateo. mid70s around san rafael and 64 san francisco and 61 in half moon bay. here is where the wind is going to switch directions. on friday we will see more of a south wind and it will transport more smoke into our south bay and east bay. if you have respiratory issues
keep that in mind. the high is 84 degrees. look where the temperatures are going for the end of the workweek and into the weekend. well booy low normal for this time of year. it is a wide range of highs. say goodbye to the 90s after that it is a cooler pattern. dropping you for the second half of the weekend. 84 inland and upper 50s along the coast. the temperatures will not change a whole lot monday through wednesday. we will keep it a steady pattern through the middle of next week. >> excellent. thank you,
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now they're trying to weaken california's clean air laws. i'm tom steyer. we've had a million kids get asthma. we need to send the oil companies a message. tell your legislator to stand up to the oil companies and
protect our clean air laws. don't let the oil companies put their profits... ...ahead of our kids. >> dan: that is our report this wednesday. appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> ama: i'm ama daetz. for shu, sandhya and everybody here. enjoy "jimmy kimmel live." >> dan: see you tomorrow.
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