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just outside their front door. >> the armed duo is accused of other similar crimes, and this piece of evidence could lead to their capture. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz in for krintsy. >> and i'm dan ashley. thanks for being here. neighbors were aware that robbery took place and people don't feel safe. >> the robbery took place near east 16th street and 33rd avenue. >> abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has details on the investigation and is reporting live. laura? >> reporter: hi, dan. well, police here are still trying to figure out if this still was responsible for any other crimes in the east bay, and they welcome any leads from the public. a hard video to watch and even more so when you learned that this attack happened on the victim's 77th birthday. >> it's a vicious crime that happened in broad daylight to an elderly couple as they were getting into the car in the fruit vail neighborhood that they lived in on four decades
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and it was captured on a surveillance video. >> the man is seen fighting off the attack in the video, a sunny day, his birthday when two men wearing orange hoodies demanded his wallet and demanded his wife's jewelry from her neck. one of them hit him in the neck with a gun. >> i was real mad. i was thinking of my wife. >> reporter: he hand his wife ended up cuts and bruises and is otherwise okay. he report it had to oakland police and picked up the video and hasn't heard anything sinsz and he contacted the councilman. >> wanted me to follow up to see if anything had been down because other senior women have been robbed the sam way that he's been robbed. >> reporter: oakland police told us they were investigating the incident but so far have made no arrests n.oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> in breaking news tonight, a manhunt for a stabbing suspect
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has ended in gunfire in concord. in the end the suspect was quitly injured by officers who say that suspect stabbed a police dog. abc 7 news reporter bernard is live in concord with what happened. cornell. >> ama, we've just confirmed that that stabbing suspect shot by concord police officers has died. a police dog is recovering from his injuries. that incident happened here in the backyard of a home here on san jose avenue. that's where csi technicians are looking for evidence. still a very active scene. police say it began about 2:00 p.m. on crawford street and sky 7 was over the scene and that's where had a man was stabbed by the suspect. a motive unknown. police pursuit followed the man to san jose avenue and that's where concord police canine dog was sent into the backyard of a house to locate the man who they
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say was armed with a knife. >> a canine was sent to apprehend the suspect and unfortunately stabbed in the face by i believe some shears. shots were fired and two of our officers were shot. >> reporter: it's unknown how many shots were fired by two concord police officers or what was said before those shots were fired to the suspect. the suspect only described at this hour as a white male from the concord area. he has a record. we do not know what exactly that is, but, again, that man has died at a hospital following a pursuit and shots fired by concourt police officers. we're live in concord, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> thanks so much for that update. an argument at a 7-eleven in the east bay has left two men with gunshot wounds. abc 7 news was in vallejo over the intersection of tennessee and amador streets just before 2:00. fire officials tell us a group of men in the 7-eleven parking lot exchanged words which led to
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shots being fired. one man was shot in the stomach and another was grazed. police are looking for a yellow geo metro driven by a long-haired man in his 20s. >> contra costa county prosecutors confirm they are investigating a reese -- a recent attack on a sikhman. more live from where the attack took place late last month. leslie? >> reporter: that's right, dan. i'm here at this red light intersection by hilltop mall. that's where 41-year-old sikh man was violently attacked and assaulted, as you said. he's recoup rate right now with his family up in canada around he speak to me today by phone. 9:00 p.m. when the man says a pickup truck filled with young men threw a beer can at him while he was stopped at an intersection. dialed 911 and several of them
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attacked him as he sat in the driver's seat. >> he attacked me and cut my hair with a knife and stabbed me in the finger. >> reporter: finger will now have to be amputated. the sikh coalition sent this letter to the contra costa d's office and emphasized he was targeted because of his ethnic, sikh and racial appearance including a turban and unshorn hair and beard. two men were arrested for the attack. dustin albarado and choice little who came here to work at the chevron refinery in richmond. today they issued a statement saying chevron regrets this very unfortunate incident and does not tolerate this type of behavior from its employees or contractors. they confirm the men arrested were terminated and banned from entering the refinery. >> our police department has done an excellent job in apprehending some of the
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suspects. i have confidence that they will find the risk. investigators are following up on more leads and could make more arrests by the end of the week. in richmond, i'm leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. >> an alameda county jail inmate is suspecteded of strangling or beating his cellmate at santa rita jail. sheriff's deputies say the men were being held in a maximum security facility. >> no indication that either one of these gentlemen couldn't be housed together. if there were concerns we would have put them in a segregated cell where they would be by themselves. >> the sheriff has locked down that part of the santa ryota jail while investigators question other inmates. >> a judge has ordered a san francisco organization to stop doing business. abc 7 news was outside san
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francisco superior court as activists spoke out against leo lukio who passed himself off as an immigration lawyer and defrauded customers. the state bar spotted irregularity in his cases as far back as 2012. >> he was aware that -- that there were problems with what he was doing and nobody was enforcing the law so he kept doing it. >> lockio is prohibited from performing legal work and he's not an attorney. lacayo and his attorney chose not to comment about the case. >> to the better and big changes come our way as we look live outside from our east bay hills camera. sunny day before the clouds come. let's check in with abc 7 weather anchor spencer christian with the late on the storm's
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first arrival. >> certainly looks nice and calm and pleasant out there. right now not very threatening. here's live doppler 7 and we have mainly sunny skies with a few thin high clouds and that's all going to change in just a couple of days. two storms coming our way. a storm impact scale which permits you of the impact and the intensity of each approaching storm. the first of our two incoming storms ranks two on the storm impact scale. arriving late thursday night into friday producing it up to an inch of rain or more. starting at 8:00 p.m. thursday and notice the first wave moves through the north bay and just after midnight and into early friday morning. by 5:00 a.m. there will be wet slippery pavement across the bay area. a pretty wet storm dumping at least an inch of rain in parts of the north bay it. it will start to wind down and still wet pavement left behind for the evening commute. probably going to be a slow commute throughout the day and a
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second storm coming. you can follow the development of the storms and get the updates and alerts by the minute, minute by minute on the abc 7 news app. >> thanks very much and just to button that up. you can track anytime you live. enable the push alerts and troer do that because we request get you the latest conditions meetly. >> and we're getting you the late playoff madness for the giants right now who kept their season alive with a wild game three win with the cubs last night at at&t park. game four is just moments away and check this out. the giants just sent this tweet showing the warriors draymond green with the great willie mccovey. green will be throwing out the first pitch. wayne freedman is live at at&t with fan excitement and the history behind the cubs curse of the billy goat. wayne? > reporter: there's a lot of history, ama. for the giants the last night win was the tenth in a row with their backs against the wall. giants fans, while tense, well, they were feeling it was
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somewhat inevitable. for cubs fan it was a different kind of inevitability and this one goes back to 1945, and although they don't want to admit it they are a little worried. in case you missed it, the giants survived last night and won the honor of a game four against the cubs. some call it good baseball but could there be more in play? >> baseball and curse go hand in hand. >> yes. >> reporter: cubs fans while brash have a weak spot, a jinx. >> there's no goats in san francisco, right. >> reporter: welcome to hunter ocean point and the shadow what have used to be candlestick park, a company called city grazing, and today goats are bad news for cubs fans. >> you have how many goats? 12k3w4r7 6. >> reporter: ever heard of chicago's curse of the billy got? >> it's scary. >> reporter: in 19459 owner of chicago's billy goat tavern took his goat named murphy to their last world series at wrigley field. he was offended when the team asked him to take the goat and leave, so offended in fact he
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pronounced a curse that the cubs would never win again. they have not seen a world series since. now half last night's marathon. cubs fans appear to be worried again, so much in fact that one of them called jeff green and city grazing trying to rent a goat. >> you want to transfer the curse to the giants. >> that would be a cubs fan. >> i don't want to pass anything on. i'm a giants fan. no way. >> bad idea. here's what happened next. jeff and his goat herder did go to the ballpark and they did walk around. not to reverse the curse but to renew it. >> come on, really? >> reporter: yes, really. it's game four, and we have comp to this. >> i an interafraid of no goat. >> i ain't afraid of no goat.
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wayne freedman, abc 7. >> very good. >> thank you, wayne. call train tweeted out this message letting them know they will have two post-game trains waiting. even if the giants need extra innings for their miracles and the last ferry will leave at&t park 30 minutes after the final out. >> coming up at 5:00, colin kaepernick is getting back into the game. >> 100% ready to go. >> he made headlines for his sideline protests and now he has something to prove on the field. a live report is ahead. >> you know, not every flu shot is the same. the advice on how to make sure you're getting the best defense against the virus. >> and the mission is dealing with jent tryification at a much higher rate. >> the final chapter for a san francisco book store that's been a neighborhood
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woman: how do we protect them from $4 billion in new cuts to california schools? man: vote yes on proposition 55. woman: prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. man: not on working californians, not small businesses. no one. woman: instead, prop 55 simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians. man: so those who can most afford it continue paying their fair share... woman: ...to prevent new education cuts... man: ...and keep improving california's schools. woman: vote yes on prop 55 to help our children thrive.
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the dry creek fire near yountville is 75% contained. sky 7 hd is over the zone as firefighters made significant progress overnight with favorable weather conditions. it broke out about 24 hours ago. flames broke out yesterday afternoon and quickly tore through 60 acres. can you see here how fierce the fire was for a time. tonight all evacuation orders and road closures are lifted. >> today the 49ers announced a change on the field for sunday's game. colin kaepernick will be the starting quarterback. lately it's a social protest on the sidelines and not his on-field performance that's been making the headlines. how will his anthem protest go over when the niners face the bills in buffalo. abc 7 news reporter ronny rivera is here with the story. >> that game is on the road and in the past he has faced tons of booze and it's not clear what
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will happen during this upcoming game but kap says he's trying to focus on just leading his team. >> i'm ready to play. it's been about a year since live game action and i'm itching to get tout there. >> colin kaepernick received good news from coach kelly at tuesday's practice. number 7 will be the starter at quarterback in sunday's game against the buffalo bills, replacing blaine gabbert. >> it was great to be back out there and start to get that timing down and get ready for this sunday's game and hopefully we can make some things happen. >> as niners move forward attention lately hasn't just been on football. this season kaepernick continues to create debates about the national anthem by kneeling during the anthem to protest social injustice. kapp has received criticism and support. >> i think that's huge, you know. i think people are realizing the injustices and the oppression that's taking place-ins this country. >> one diehard 49er fan welcomes
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the change. >> he's got one of the best jobs in the nfl football. he can't blow it this time. i don't know what happened before, but, you know, i -- i wish him luck. >> colin kaepernickization he's eager and ready to get back to leading the 49ers on the field. from levi stadium in santa clara, lonnie rivera, abc 7 news. >> it's that time of year ago talking about flu season. >> michael finney partnered with "consumer reports" for what you need to know about the flu shot. >> and michael is here with important information. >> a lot of new envelopes this year, completely different in a lot of ways. very different to pay attention to this. flu season is right around the corner, and there are important new recommendations about the flu vaccine. "consumer reports" explains who is affected and who is not and when it's best for people actually to get vaccinated. doctors will tell you getting a vaccine is hands down the best offense against the flu and
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depending on your age and help you may need to change the kind of vaccine you get. this year the nasal vaccine flu mist is not recommended by the centers for disease control and prevention. >> in the last three years the flu mist offered little, if any protection against the flu in children between the ages of two and 17. >> by comparison when children got the shot the vaccine was 63% effective at preventing the flu. adults age 18 to 46 have the option of getting the vaccine with a smaller needle that only pierces the skin which should be less painful than the traditional shot injected into the muscle, and there are new formulations for people 65 and over to consider whose immune system research shows may not be as responsive as young people's. flu zone, high dose, is four times stronger than the normal vaccine and another type, fluad boosts older people immune response and check with your doctor on those. >> when it comes to timing the
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shot healthy people under the age of 60 or so can benefit from longer protection by getting the vaccine as soon as it becomes available. >> however, the protective effectist vaccine may wear off faster and getting the shoot bit later and early fall may protect them better during the winter when the flu season tends to peak. in any case it takes about two weeks to build up immunity. >> okay. the most important thing, of course, is to get the flu shot no matter the timing. the standard vaccine is still free under most insurance plans and the medicare. no co-pay, no deductible. real, check with your insurance company first. there's some odd policy out there, and i don't want you to get caught. they are very cheap. go to local chained drug stores. >> worth the protection, absolutely. >> now the accuweather forecast with spencer christian. >> okay. here's a look at the calm before two approaching storms. live doppler 7 shows us bright skies though we have thin high clouds over the bay area. a view of our western sky. lots of blue showing with the clouds under the blue sky.
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61 right now in san francisco and oakland 67 and mountianview and 70 degrees at gilroy and half moon bay at 59 degrees. check out this view at golden gate where the skies are mainly blue and current temperature readings and napa 68 and novato 68 and 71 fairfield and 67 in livermore and one more live view from our east bay hills camera looking at a bright western sky ought over the bay. forecast features. two storms approaching at end of the week. we'll have wind-driven rain thursday night into friday, friday morning's commute could be a challenging one and more rain coming in on saturday and sunday. let's take a look at the wind gust animation starting at 5:00 thursday afternoon. it will already be pretty breezy around most of the bay area. 34-mile-per-hour gusts on the coast and by early friday morning, start of the commute with the rain falling already will still have kusts around 30 miles per hour over much. bay area so drive carefully if you're driving out there in the early morning hours. by late friday evening after the
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rain has ended we expect rainfall totals to reach three-quarters of an inch in the north way and up to half han inch in the bay. 7:00 p.m. saturday rain will spread to all parts of the bay area so another wet system is coming in for the weekend. it will continue into early sunday morning. it will break up a little bit with a break mainly in the north bay and a second wave of rain will arrive adding to the wet effect of the two systems so we've got a pretty wet period of time from friday through sunday. now, forecast animation for tonight starting at 11:00, we'll continue to see high clouds moving through the bay area with low clouds and position and maybe even spotty drizzle in the very early morning hours and we'll quickly see the clouds back to the coastline by midday. overnight lows will range up
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frommer 40s in the north bay valleys to low to mid-50s and highs tomorrow afternoon under mainly sunny skies will range from low 60s at the coast to mainly upper 60s at the bay and low to mid-70s in our inland areas. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast and we'll have two nice pleasantly calm and mild days coming our way though clouds will increase on thursday and then, of course, friday we get the moderate rainfall with some periods of heavy rain, brief periods of heavy rain likely. saturday, sort of a mixed bag with the second storm which by the way the first storm ranks number two in our storm impact scale. storm of moderate intensity and second storm ranks one on the impact scale. a lighter storm but still it's going to be a wet weekend. >> looks like to. >> thanks, spencer. add some speed to your commute. up next the new what i to get across the bay. >> and new at 6:00, the dedication. new control tower at sfo. we're going to examine what it means for travelers and why it means for travelers and why it costs so much life and death. 600 dollars. of abuse. prop 61.
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means for travelers and why it costs so much
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modern times have caught up with another landmark bay area book store. the modern book store collective in san francisco will close its doors after 45 years in business. the store specializes in left wing political books, but also has a spanish language section, but the changing demographics of the mission district has affected sales. the mission is dealing with a jent thinkification of a lot of higher rate than a lot of other neighborhoods in the city so that definitely can contribute. >> modern times will is that right liquidating its books soon and close by november 15th. there will soon be two new commute options for people looking to cross san francisco bail. the california public utilities commission has given tube companies approval to begin ferry service between the east bay and the city. tide line will offer trips from berkeley to pier 15 while prop will offer service from emoriville to san francisco.
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both hope to be up and running erler next year with round trip fares for $16 and it looks like san francisco's central subway line will be named after the woman who pushed for years to make it a reality. supervisors approved a resolution to in a imit the rose pak line. the measure only needs the mayor's approval now. >> well, there's a home for sale in the bay area and really this one, it's unlike any other. >> yeah, truly, it's a custom home built for those who and they lied about it thatfor decades.ls. now they're lying about prop 56. if you don't use tobacco, you don't pay.
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smokers pay - their fair share of the 3 billion in health care costs all taxpayers are paying now. and there's one more thing: our kids. every state that's significantly raised tobacco taxes has reduced youth smoking. please. vote yes on 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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coming up tonight at 6:00, a look at what it's going to take to right that boat that capsized off fisherman's wharf with 30 people on board. >> this bay area woman watched horror online as someone drained
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her bank account and wait what happened when she called her bank for help. >> and we go back to the gold rush days to see how much has changed with one local landmark and what's always remained the same. >> all of that coming up in half an hour on "abc 7 news at 6:00." hope you can join us then. >> certainly. finally though right now a spectacular east bay property is up for grabs and along with the breathtaking views it comes with your very own mountainside cable car. >> it takes you from the garage at somerset road at piedmont directly to the front doors of the home several stories up. more bells and whist tolls this two bedroom and two and a half bathroom house including vaulted ceilings, look how beautiful, bam bee cabinets and fireplace. >> the asking price, $1.8 million. >> there you go. >> unusual. >> "world news tonight" with david muir is next.
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i'm ama daetz is for kristen sze. >> we appreciate your time and we'll see you at 6:00. tonight, breaking news. donald trump declares he's no longer shackled, and unleashes on several big names. blasting republican leaders for turning their backs on him. and back together, al gore tonight at hillary clinton's side. also breaking, the deadly plane crash on main street in one american city. emergency crews rushing to the scene. the smartphones igniting, and tonight, samsung now says it will stop making that phone in question. that customers should stop using it. but how can americans be sure the person next to them on the plane and in that subway is listening? the suspect running into traffic on a busy interstate. the officer chasing him and tasering him. and the fbi on the case tonight. the chilling video discovered on youtube. the man, the girl who appears tied up behind the door. is it real or is it a cruel

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