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7. some of the high clouds starting to come in, and definitely the low clouds climbing over. temperatures from the mid-40s to mid-50s through 7:00. high clouds and sunshine at noon. 57 at the coast. the rest of us around 70. 4:00, we will see the clouds filter the sunshine and keep our teperatures in the mid-70s, except for upper 50s at the coast and 58 to 68 is our spread to the coast and inland neighborhoods at 7:00. so a couple chances of rain coming up. here's sue. let's take a look at the accident leaving san francisco southbound 101, and chp tells us it's cleared out of lanes right now, and that's great news southbound near candlestick, and residual slowed traffic should be diminishing shortly. and 580 westbound near grant line, it's blocking the slow lane but traffic is real tough this morning. once you are past that, green
sensors all the way into dublin pleasanton on westbound 580 so not bad after the scene of the accident. clearing soon. we'll check back in a few. ma'am? >> that violent moment during protests at uc berkeley at the center of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. >> amy hollyfield is tracking this live in berkeley. >> reporter: she is suing the campus for more than $23 million for what happened right here back in february. she said that when she was pepper sprayed while giving a interview on the news, she said she was here just to hear milo yiannopoulos speak. she is a conservative and she
believes the university was negligent for telling police to hold back instead of protecting those that were there to hear the speech. uc released a statement saying it intends to mount a vigorous and successful defense of its actions and looks forward to contesting this collection of false names, and the lawsuit also names the mayor of berkeley and even house minority leader, nancy pelosi. live in berkeley, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. want to give you an update from the breaking news at the white house, president trump said to nominate christopher wray as the new fbi director. here's more about wray. he's a yale educated attorney that currently works for a washington law firm, and he once worked for comey when comey was
deputy attorney general and he also represented new jersey governor chris christy during the bridge gate investigation. and turning down rank control protections. 52% said no, and 47% said yes, and measure c would have capped rent increases by 3% each year for any unit build before 1995. and then the police need your help identifying this man after he used a knife to rob a victim taking apple products like a laptop and iphone. this is a good reminder there's a safe exchange zone in front of the police station on 90th street, and it's under 24 hour surveillance and is especially marked. and then an uber driver
arrested for sexual assault. and these traffic surveillance cameras captured his car and license plate which aided in that arrest. so we asked him about the incident and he told us he could not talk about it, and as you can see, drove off. uber released a statement, what the rider reported is deeply troubling anding th this driver been removed from auber. and then our first look at a pastor that is accused of sexually assaulting adult members and children in the church. he led his last 12 years. and then being celebrated,
baker who died earlier this year at the age of 65 sewed the flag at the gay community street. a video presentation of his life will be broadcast and a san francisco gay men's chorus will perform. and then hours just away as the series shifts to cleveland for the next two games. and they know they are going to face a rockets crowd. and they could put the cavs on the brink of elimination with a win tonight. and there was weird sounds coming from the sealing and kd was not sure what was going on. apparently it was an air-conditioner on the fritz. take a look at what happened. >> i have been playing -- >> reporter: you learned from him -- [ inaudible ]?
>> that thing is shaking a little bit, buddy. >> maybe it's the building itself reacting to the warriors being there, and they are screaming because they know they are going to get beat. back here the warriors will open an official warriors team store at the west field center, and so here's an opportunity to get brand-new warriors gear, and make sure you are watching espn in game three of the nba finals. you can join us earlier than that, because larry beil and mike shumann will have a pregame show brought to you by jeep. and we love it, look at this graduation. cheyenne posted this on social media and we found it because she used the hash tag.
now your accuweather 7-day forecast with mike nicco. fplt i ju >> i just checked with sfo, and no delays right now. there will be extreme sunshine even though it's filtered by the high clouds, and don't let that fool you, breezy if you are on the water. you can see low to mid-50s around the bay, up into the north bay and out towards the coast. 81 today in sacramento. 75 in huh toe, and 102 in palm springs. for us, a day of 60s and 70s. same thing tomorrow and friday, and even 50s for highs.
rain? you bet. i'll have an update next. here's sue. toll plaza once again, and 5:21 was the magic time this morning for the metering lights to be turned on and you are stacked up for a good 12-minute backup. we are still waiting for the tau truck to get through traffic, and slow lane blocked there and a grind coming out of the central valley. up and over into livermore and into dublin and pleasantton as well. over an hour from tracy to dublin. highway 4 westbound, under half an hour. and then a nice 15 minute ride from the golden gate bridge. tesla just released the image of the upcoming model y, and doesn't show a lot. but there are no side mirrors. the car will have a completely redesigned electronic system
leaving the old 12 volt system behind. little known about the car, but it will be smaller. >> i thought you had to have side mirrors? i thought that was a safety thing. >> they have something cooking but we don't know what. and then all aboard. >> a controversial mix-up, how the n-word was mistakenly printed on a little school yearbook. 6:12, and the marine layer 6:12, and the marine layer very much there. for my constipation, i switch laxatives. stimulant laxatives make your body go by forcefully stimulating the nerves in your colon. miralax is different. it works with the water in your body
stphaoeufpt now, a live desk update. we have breaking news. a man and dog killed in a hit-and-run crash this morning, and chp says the victim was found on port chicago highway at lake view drive. there was no car nearby and they believe the man and dog were both hit-and-run over. you can see in the video investigators out there looking at the streets, and even looking at a shoe they found. right now investigators are at the sceneriy lreally looking any type of evidence. a new reporter is raising serious questions about the charity golf events meant to
help children with cancer. this morning eric trump is defending his presentation about accusations he was self dealing to the trump organization. hundreds of thousands went to the trump family business despite eric saying many of the costs would be covered by the trumps. he released a statement saying at no time did the trump organization profit in any way from the foundation. and ariana grande will resume her dangerous tour after the attack that killed 22 people at her concert in manchester. during a benefit concert on sunday grande and several other artists raised $13 million for victims of the attack. and some year books are
being recalled because of a horrifying mistake, the n-word made it on to the cover. people at black mountain middle school say it was a mistake. the staff editors used a historical map for the 1800s for the cover and that's where the "n" word game in. >> on the map, there was a reference to a place where a freed slave was known to reside and it had a name which unfortunately now is a derogatory racial slur. we were upset that that had made it on the cover of the yearbook. >> the school district has recalled the racially offensive year books and will replace them with books that do not have that cover. what is believed to be the first of its kind case, a court in zurich convicted a man because he liked a comment on facebook. the man who is not named liked several posts written by a third
party that accused a animal rights activist of fascism, and the man was not able to prove those claims were accurate, but by liking the post the man indirectly endorsed and further distributed it false comments so the man got fined 4,100 and that's in zurich and not in the united states. >> good thing i never miss the forecast, because if somebody liked it -- >> we would be in trouble. >> 100% accuracy here. >> or close. >> tongue and cheek. let's hope we are accurate on the next one. we have a little rain in the forecast. clouds increase as the low clouds go away high clouds will takeover and that means a decrease in the high temperatures. light showers tomorrow and through saturday, and then warming starting on sunday
through the week. we have a few radar returns off the coast and we have to wait for it to slide towards us. and storm impact scale at a 1. 4:00 tomorrow morning, starting the morning rush. everybody is dry. now as we head towards 9:00, you can see measurable rain down interstate 80 across the bay bridge and down into san francisco and down towards half moon bay. as we head through the morning into the noon hours, some of the scattered light showers could make it to the san mateo bridge. notice we don't get much more in the way of rain. but this is still more impressive. and here's my accuweather 7-day forecast behind the cold front, still cool for friday and saturday with a chance of rain in the north bay on saturday. you can see the warmer weather sunday, monday and tuesday. sue? we look at the golden gate bridge, and normally it's light and it continues to be that way with two lanes in the northbound direction and four lanes in your
southbound commute direction. a little fog coming down on the deck there. it might hamper your visibility so careful with that. let's check a couple of problem spots, and we go to san jose and this one is an overturned -- fortunately it's not blocking a lane but i am seeing slow traffic as looky l-loos so downo take a look. and we will get emergency crews out there to make sure that is cleared out so people don't slow down and take a look. westbound 580 near grant line, an accident blocking the slow lane and the tow truck having a problem getting to the scene. once you are past it, speeds at the limit all the way into dublin and pleasanton. >> thanks for the update, sue. happening today we should get an official announcement on when the new smart train rail service will begin. there's a meeting in santa rosa at noon and they are expected to
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way for a missing plane with nearly 100 people onboard. that's next. for some of us, we are less than 24 hours from a significant storm in june. here's the way it's going to look at noon tomorrow. you can see the future radar showing light showers across the bay area. we will put a storm impact scale on this and an hour-by-hour look at what to expect. as you get your day into gear keep on top of weather and gear keep on top of weather and traffic during the entire
>> announcer: good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >>. >> announcer: this is "abc7 mornings." it's game day. check out the bottom of your screen. we are counting down to the coverage of the final. it's going to be a great day. we are starting with meteorologist, mike nicco. >> have news from sfo we have flight arrival delays because of the cloud cover. >> of course we do. >> it's june in the bay area. that's a constant. it's dry out there for the most part on live doppler 7. you can see the clouds from mount tamalpais. about 46 to 54 degrees. 57 to 71 at noon from the coast to our bay and inland neighborhoods. 59 to 75 with increasing clouds. not as warm as yesterday. 58 to 68 as we head into the
evening hours. that rain is still on the way, and there may be another chance on saturday. that's coming up. here's sue. the south bay, 101 in the northbound direction. and this is an overturned vehicle not blocking any lanes and apparently on the right-hand shoulder. emergency crews are headed to the scene but seeing slow traffic backing towards 880 and so give yourself extra time and we'll let you know when that is cleared out. b.a.r.t., 56 trains and no delays. cal train up and down the peninsula, a great way to go. ace train number three is on time, and ace train 5 is scheduled to leave on time in ten minutes. we will be back with that in just a few. and then the woman accused of giving meth to a 2-year-old boy will be in court. >> you heard that right.
the little boy was at a play structure in berkeley when this woman walked up to the boy and put meth in his mouth. matt keller is live for us at the jail. matt. >> reporter: disturbing allegations. the suspect is here at santa rita jail right now, and later this morning she is scheduled to make her first appearance in court on an attempted murder charge. listen to the first call into the police. >> report of a subject shove into the rp's child's mouth, and subject is described as a black female, 30 to 40 years old, heavy build. >> police quickly caught thomas, and while they were driving to the booking station she told them she gave meth to the little boy as he played. the boy's nanny called police. police say thomas has been arrested before for trespassing and indecent exposure and
probation violations, and people at the park regularly know the suspect. >> she is not a nice person. she runs around and stealing everybody's stuff and talks to herself, she's crazy. >> the boy was rushed to the hospital where doctors found meth in his system, and this morning he is recovering. reporting live, matt keller, abc7 news. now a live desk update from "abc7 mornings." >> i am watching breaking international news. a plane has gone missing with more than 100 people onboard according to a military spokesperson. the plane has about 90 passengers who are family members of the personnel, and it's unclear where it went down. there's a huge search under way right now in that area, though. i will let you know if we get any updates.
>> thank you. new details. san francisco police are questioning the mother accused of abandoning her 5-year-old daughter near the zoo. the woman pushed the girl out of the car and drove away. she still had her 1-year-old boy with her and police found that boy with the babysitter and the mother turned herself in and both kids are with child protective services and they were not hurt. hayward is the latest bay area sanctuary city. the council approved the resolution last night. and then city officials had to apologize for this tweet that reminded people about the agenda item, and this was a meme that said let's taco about the mayor issued this apology. >> i really don't know what to say, this was absolutely inappropriate. >> the
police department will not duty work as federal immigration officers and that's a practice already in place in that city. and uber employees out of a job due to discrimination and inappropriate behavior. uber launched an internal investigation after a former engineer said the company ignored her complaints of sexual harassment. uber looked into 215 cases and nearly half of the people involved were cleared of wrong doing and 57 complaints are still under review. one analys said it's the kind of change uber employees are looking for. >> we're worried the company has a bad representation and they want to make it better and that's what i heard from people within the company. >> eric holder is overseeing a second investigation, the results of which uber will reveal next week.
and a massive google complex could be coming to downtown san jose. this could bring 20,000 jobs to san jose. google isn't announcing this is the plans right now, and the san jose leaders say the project jose leaders say the project entails 6 million already served by cal train and buses with a b.a.r.t. extension and high speed rail also on the drawing board. tonight the warriors will try to take a commanding 3-0 leads in the finals. >> we all know how it ended last year with the cavs coming back to win in seven games. history will not repeat itself this year because now we have
kevin durant. yesterday curry was asked if he and kd are friends. >> from october until now i definitely feel like i know him a lot better than i did and hopefully that will continue as we go forward in our careers, and he's a great dude and has a great sense of humor -- i feel like i am on a dating show right now. he's a great dude. a great dude. i like being around him and hopefully that continues. >> the warriors, 14-0 in the playoffs right now with a chance to go 16-0. by the way, that has never been done before in nba history, and let's make it happen. the game will bg on a jumbotron in front of city hall for free, and there are still tickets available for tonight's event at oracle arena, 20 bucks each, and friday's game already sold out. >> really? wow. >> a lot of people are hoping
they will watch the dubs clinch the title. >> you may want to catch the games from the comfort of your own home, we have you covered. game three of the nba finals starts tonight at 5:30 right here on abc7, and before the game you can join abc7's larry beil and mike shumann for the pregame show brought to you by jeep at 5:00 p.m. i love how curry says he hopes they can stay teammates for a long time, and he is taking so much less money than he deserves is how they can afford him. and your commute planner, caution breezy north of the bay bridge this afternoon. dry all day on our roads. temperatures in the low to mid-50s in the south bay. san jose, 55 degrees. same temperatures elsewhere, about 48, and sebastopolsebastoe
cool spot. 70 degrees at 11:00, and comfortable with high clouds and sunshine. a few hours later we will head over towards leland high school, temperatures in the mid-70s as graduation starts at 4:00. congratulations, everybody. be safe tonight. >> we are tracking the san mateo bridge, it's slow and go. at the bottom of the screen, there's a cop car there and they have been pulling over people and it's not for speeding because there's so much traffic going on there, so a heads up, it's a about 20 to 25-minute drive from hayward, and up the high-rise over towards foster city. once again, 101 at 880. the left-hand side with the cars coming at you is the northbound direction. further to the north we have an accident before the lawrence expressway, and that's an overturn that is out of lanes but you can see the slow traffic there, about 20 to 15 miles per hour headed up towards 237.
more now on the breaking news i have been following from the white house all morning long. christopher wray just named as the president's pick for fbi director and already lawmakers questioning the timing of the announcement, just one day before former fbi director comey will testify before the central intelligence committee, this morning the leading senator told the business insider that this is, quote, an effort to distract from our senate hearings today and tomorrow. as we told you earlier, christopher wray, currently a private attorney in washington, d.c., he previously worked for the justice department. natasha, back to you. >> as you just mentioned, fired fbi director comey testifies tomorrow, and today the central intelligence committee is calling top security officials to testify. a source close to comey said he intends to directly contradict president trump saying he was
not under investigation, and on the more troubling investigation, he is expected to offer no judgment. >> great for scoring points for the democrats, not that high in terms of actual affect on the administration. >> inside the white house, the president is blaming attorney general jeff sessions' decision to recuse himself on russia for many of the current problems. sources tell abc news the situation has gotten so tense sessions has offered to resign. and george stephanopoulos will have the coverage beginning tomorrow at 7:00 a.m., right after "abc7 mornings." french officials holding a special security meeting in paris to extend france's state of emergency a day after an attack outside of the noter dom. a 40-year-old man attacked police with a hammer shouting this is for syria. an officer shot the man in the leg before he was taken into custody. investigators say the suspect is
a student that declared allegiance to the islamic state. now a huge lawsuit after a cancelled speech by milo yiannopoulos. amy hollyfield is live on the cal campus. amy? >> reporter: good morning, natasha. this lawsuit goes after a long list of people including the uc president and the board of regions and the mayor and house minority leader, nancy pelosi. this is the plaintiff being peppered sprayed on campus when he came to here milo yiannopoulos back in february, and she believes this is because she was conservative. her first amendment rights and civil rights were violated. the speech was canceled when the protest turned violent.
she is suing for $23 million. the university released a statement saying berkeley intends to mount a vigorous and successful defense of its actions, and looks forward to contesting this collection of false claims. uc also says it was facing an unprecedented level of organized violence that night. reporting live in berkeley, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you, amy. police are looking for this man, oakland police say he broke into and vandalized a car in late april, and they just released this photo of him. you can see the busted out car window behind him, and officers got that photo from a concerned citizen. and then repealing a $400,000 fine that stemmed from a massive blackout in 2015 and it left 55,000 people in the dark. officials say a newly installed transmission tower toppled over and took down power lines, and
the citation issued says utility workers incorrectly installed the tower and operated it for seven days with a below minimum safety factor. b.a.r.t.'s ban on man spreading may be ending. the policy finds people that take up more than one seat during commute hours $100 for the first offense, and that includes using an empty seat for a backpack or luggage. and the ban never was informed because nobody could figure out how to do that. >> when you see people using more than one seat you give them a ticket? >> you can't put an official on every train -- i don't know. just be kaourtio courteous, people, just be nice. >> the golden rule. san rafael, look at the sunshine for you as we look south on the 101. you will hit clouds around the golden gate bridge. and the chance of showers on
thursday to a lesser extent on saturday, and then a warming trend will start next week. and same area as yesterday, east of the golden gate and north of the bay bridge, from 2:00 to 9:00, winds and choppy also. 62 at san francisco. upper 60s to low 70s through the bay. mid to upper 70s in the midland neighborhoods. and if you are going to the game today, a sweep is possibl, 12:35 the first pitch. 64 to 67, so cool there. several graduations to talk about. first, san andreas high school, 72 when the graduation starts and in the 60s by the time it's over. over. and then dell same time of clouds and sunshine. and then new valley, pretty
comfortable. let's focus on tomorrow. our storm impact scale, 1 lighted. scattered light showers up to one-third of an inch in the north bay, and the rest of us less than 0.1 of an inch. and then move into sonoma county and the rest of the north bay, it weakens to light scattered showers and could make it to the san mateo bridge, and trying to push into the south bay by noon and then falls apart by the afternoon evening hours. even overnight we will see a few sprinkles out there and even a light shower or two. you could wake up friday morning with residual wetness on the roads. it's hard to get rain this time of year so don't expect a lot. here's my accuweather 7-day forecast, and the next chance for rain on saturday up in the north bay and our last cool day, also. metering lights were turned on and if you can carpool, always a great day to go.
those cars are whizzing by the ones stopped. and here in san jose, the slow traffic is building on 101, and that's slow in the northbound direction, and 880 on the over crossing. why is that slow? an overturned vehicle off the shoulder before the lawrence expressway, and you can see back to 880 speeds under 20 miles per hour. once you are past the scene of that accident with looky loo's there, you see better tr and then the damage is done on grant line, slow traffic from i-5 and 205 westbound, and speeds are sluggish in the 30s until you reach the livermore area and then things pick up into doubleton and
southwest airlines offering one-way flights as low as $49 through tomorrow, and you can book flights from mid august through december. in a new study today, moderate drinking is linked to brain damage and a slight decline in mental skills. men and women who consume 14 to 21 drinks a week over decades are two to three more times likely to show atrophy in the part of the brain on one's memory and the ability to keep one's baring. they had a medium glass of wine every night and plus extra on the weekends. and then breast cancer survivors who want to have children, a european study shows that those that became pregnant were no more likely to have their cancer come back than
those that did not become pregnant. in fact, about 11% of new breast cancer cases in the u.s. are in women under 45. now to a hot new food craze. people are calling it the atkins diet on steroids. it's called the keto diet, and it's gaining popularity to those like kim kardashian. the diet is designed to get spwainto a state called key toesz. >> i think the caveat is follow it for some months. you want to make sure it's supervised and you are getting the right percentages. >> the diet consists of getting more than 70% of your calories from fat. do i have your attention now? might sound crazy, but fans of it say it's the best way to drop pounds without ever getting hungry and gives you plenty of
should know. number one, breaking news in san francisco where an attacker may have used a hammer in a hotel incident at the travel lodge on market street in valencia. a witness says one man was taken into custody and several people were hospitalized. number two, a 36-year-old woman accused of giving meth to a child at a berkeley playground is getting ready to make her first court appearance today. the little boy was rushed to the hospital and is now recovering. number three, a donald trump supporter who was pepper sprayed during a protest at uc berkeley this year is suing the regents and the mayor of berkeley for $23 million. robles said she planned to attend milo yiannopoulos' speech but was canceled after protests turned violent. and then the final vote last night, 52% voted no for rent control. it would have capped rent increases by 3% each year for
any unit built before 1995. let me show you what to expect, if you are heading out today, temperatures 50s at the coast, and 70s with filtered sunshine from high clouds. number six, we are following your commute this morning in san jose. this is 101 at 880, and 101 is slow due to an accident with an overturn off of lanes but the damage is done near the lawrence expressway. number seven, game three of the nba finals is tonight in cleveland. the warriors lead the series two games to none, and you can watch the game and the rest of the series only on abc7, and we have the countdown clock going for you, and espn's coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. >> that game comes on and we are supposed to be heading to bed. >> take a nap. >> who is going to be tired tomorrow. >> you don't see
good morning, america. breaking news for our viewers in the west. president trump nominating a new fbi director christopher ray amid a bombshell report. did trump ask the director of national intelligence to intervene in the fbi's russia investigation? this as fired fbi director prepares to testify in his capitol hill showdown. air, twin terror attacks overseas. isis claims responsibility for two deadly assaults in iran. terrorists storming parliament as lawmakers meet. security forces help save this child and a suicide bomber blows himself up at a famous shrine. the attacks injured dozens this morning. [ sirens ] breaking details on the government contractor releasing info