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that breaking news is in milipitas. a backup is forming along northbound 880 after a messy three-car crash involving a dump truck, a tour bus and a car. >> this is a live look at the scene near dixon landing road. traffic reporter alexis smith has more. alexis, no injuries, right? >> nothing serious. that's really lucky. vehicles quite crunched up here. this happened about 9:45 this morning. that dump truck that was involved blew a tire, shot across all lanes of traffic and then collided with a smaller sedan, a nissan and then a tour bus was involved as well.
here's a look at the sigalert. northbound 880 just past dixon landing. a bit of a backup on the northbound side. a little less than a mile. probably two miles on the southbound side and we did have sky 7 overhead a short time ago. let's take a look at the sri. here's the backup approaching the collision. we did hear from the tour bus company that owns the bus that was involved with this. lux bus america, said everyone on their bus is okay. they are very glad they didn't have the injuries. we know there was a nissan involved, and they were really crunched up against that media. we're hearing from our crew on the scene that this nissan is going to be there for at least another hour and then that dump truck likely as well as they are trying to get a flatbed tow truck on the scene. down to just the far left lane blocked at this point. you can't avoid this by using milipitas boulevard or 680 is wide open for an alternate as well. back to you guys. >> all right. alexis, thank you so much. thank you for joining us. i'm kristein sze. >> and i'm matt keller. our top story today, the oppressive heat conditions. the bay area is seeing the hottest day of the workweek.
>> that's right, and the heat has led to the deaths of two people in the south bay. they were identified as 72-year-old dennis young and 81 sets setsu jordan. both died on monday. >> santa clara county has confirmed both suffered heat-related illnesses. health officials want to remind everyone the elderly are the most vulnerable in hot temperatures, along with young children and people with chronic illnesses. cooling centers are set up at libraries, senior centers and other locations in the county offering people air conditioning and water. we have lists of those locations on our website, abc7news.com. all right. a look at different places now from walnut creek on the left there, a hot spot to santa cruz on your right, a cool spot. people are bracing for warmer temperatures as the heat continues to build towards the afternoon. meteorologist mike nicco has been warning us, of course, to be prepared and mike is here with a look at what to expect where you live. mike? >> that's a great question, kristen. where you live really depends on how you can tolerate the heat. places like san francisco where we'll hit the 80s, tolerable,
not in the excessive heat warnings nor at the coast in the 70s. and yet every place else in the 90s and 100s. look at this. wee anywhere from 2 to 19 degrees warmer than we were this time yesterday. let's go to the east bay where we've seen the biggest jump and everybody almost in the upper 90s to near 100 in antioch, and it's only 11:00. we've still got about three hours of heating to go. let's take a look at the rest of our neighborhoods. you can see 80 in oakland and 88 in san jose. a comfortable 68 in san francisco. add insult to injury, we'll have poor air quality. another reason to stay inside, especially in the et bay valleys and the south bay. i'll have the updated highs for today that are still ahead of us coming up. >> all right. thank you, michael. people are going to extremes to stay cool and it's not just about humans. zoo animals at the oakland zoo are also getting some relief.
abc 7 news reporter terry wilson is there with the story. tiffany? >> hey, matt, today is certainly a day when your heart goes out to anyone wearing a fur coat like these beautiful baboons behind me. obviously they can't take that fur off, and they feel the heat just as much as we do, so the keepers brought in extra backs of ice so they can cool off. a dripping wet delivery truck pulled into the oakland zoo this morning hauling 800 pounds of ice. >> being dehydrated is just as dangerous to them as it is for humans, so ice keeping them cool, a lot of them don't have a lot of sweat glands like we do. >> reporter: these frozen bags and blocks will keep about 25 different species cool on the hottest day of this heat wave, including these otters. ice will also cool the elephants, lions, black bears and baboons. the peninsula ice company owner donated about half of this haul. >> we threw in the blocks for free. one, i'm an animal lover, and, two, i like giving because when you give you get back.
>> reporter: it's clear the ice is a hit with otters ginger and wyatt. >> it's difficult to get stuff like this and having this donation is really major on a day as hot as today is going to be. >> reporter: as you can see, the baboons are basically treasure hunting in this ice bucket. they absolutely love it. they are eating it. they are playing with it and taking it with them. the animals also have full access to their night houses so they can go inside to get some shade on this very hot day. live at the oakland zoo, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. >> all right. tiffany, thank you. here's a place to keep your pets cool in the north bay. santa rosa fire treated this out sonoma county animal services, mobile cooling vehicle. it will be at the findlay community center from noon until 4:00 today. abc7news.com is a good resource to find everything that you need to know about today's excessive heat warning. be sure to download the abc 7 news accuweather app and push
alerts to be notified about heat alerts and advisories. a new twist about this morning's break-in and barricaded standoff at a hydro hydroponics store. jessica castro is here with a look inside the store at suspected damage. >> reporter: the suspected thief hid out in rasa hydroponics and look at this. super tense moments, the store located near blossom hill road and winfield boulevard and there was a massive response from multiple agencies to get this guy out. in fact, we watched as things unfolded live during abc mornings. this police activity gone now, but the owner is dealing with >> what are you doing here? what is this? are you taking this? >> yeah. got to replace it. >> reporter: we got a peak inside. you see that broken glass. so much damage. the store owner tells us he
thinks the damage is worth about $10,000. he says he found out something was wrong when he got a call from his security company. >> i got a call from the security, and they told me that they heard some news, and they y dispampd the gu d dispatched the guys and got him. it's all about having the right security. >> reporter: police say the suspects broke in the hydroponics store through a window around 9:00 this morning and kept banging around inside to find a escape route and it didn't end and in the end he surrendered peacefully. the suspect has, quote, a lengthy criminal history.o cf1 o jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> thank you, jessica. we're tracking developing news out of east bay. police are investigating a fatal double shooting in brentwood on birch near parkway street shortly after 11:00 last night. police say it started as some sort of argument between two men and another two men who live on this block. when officers arrived they found
both men on the ground and both died at the scene. the shooter is in custody and being questioned. a neighbor tells abc 7 news she heard the commotion. >> i heard two gunshots really rapidly, and i went to go check my broc yard back to my parent's house and make sure it wasn't in my backyard or anything, and then my fiance calmed me down and said it's probably just fireworks. >> this morning when she went to move her car she realized it was not just fireworks. police have not determined a motive, but they don't think this was a random act. a street closures have already started in san francisco ahead of pride celebrations this weekend. abc 7 news cameras were there this morning as barricades and fences were put up on fulton between hyde and larkin and between polk and larkin around city hall. the parade takes place this saturday and sunday. fr a complete list of street closures head to our website abc7news.com. new this morning, the public is getting the first look at the republican senate health care plan unveiled just hours ago. democrats already jumping over the plan which they say was
negotiated and written behind closed doors. abc news reporter kenneth moten has the latest. >> reporter: health care protests in the halls of capitol hill. police dragging demonstrators who were screaming and chanting against the newly revealed senate gop plan. many. protesters in wheel chair, the chaotic scene playing out in front of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell's office. mcconnell on the floor praising the senate gop bill. >> it's time to act because obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class. >> reporter: the senate version establishes a system of tax credits to help americans buy insurance, eliminates affordable care act mandates requiring people to have coverage, provides $so billion to $15 billion annually over the next four years to help lower premiums, and it rolls back the expansion of medicaid for low-income americans, giving more power to the states. another point of contention, the rush to vote next week, health care for millions of americans on the line. senate republicans can only
afford to lose two votes. senators got their first look at their plan to overhaul obamacare this morning. >> this is a bill designed to strip away health care benefits and protections from americans who need it most. >> reporter: last month president trump celebrated when house republicans passed their version, later privately saying the bill was, quote, mean. the president speaking about the new senate gop plan from are the white house. >> we'd love to have some democrat support, but they are obstructionist. they will never support. we won't get one, no matter how good it is. >> reporter: the fight a long way from being over. the senate plan will need a score from the non-partisan congressional budget office before a vote possibly next week. if the bill passes, then it's back to the house. kenneth moten, abc news, washington. and we just got late word from washington that republican senator rand paul and three gop senators will oppose the health care bill. they say is just too much like obamacare and ocourseosing the support will certainly
jeopardize its possible pass and. we'll keep you posted. after weeks of teasing president trump said he did not make tapes of his private conversations with fired fbi director james comey. mr. trump wrote with all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmark offing and illegal leaking of information, i have no idea whether there are tapes or recordings of my conversations with james comey, but i did not make and do not have any such recordings. last month comey famously testified in front of a senate panel saying, lordy, i hope there are tapes. >> a raiders quarterback derek carr is getting a big pay raise. until fact it will make him the highest paid player in nfl history. espn is reporting he signed a five-year $125 million deal with the team. before carr broke his leg in week 16 last season he passed for almost 4,000 yards and 28 touchdowns leading the raiders to the playoffs for first time since 2002. carr september out this tweet this morning saying he wanted to be a raider for life and he's
one step closer to that. derek's brother former nfl quarterback david carr also sent out a tweet saying five years, 125 million. derrick carr, you got lunch. >> for that amount he's got dinner and congrats. still to come on abc 7 news, one-on-one with prince harry. what the royal is revealing. and a special deal for ama for her compassion and care. he spent decades fighting to give families a second chance. but to help others, they first had to protect themselves.
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happening now in the gulf coast, the threat of tornadoes continues after cindy makes landfall this morning and weakens to a tropical depression. the big fear now flooding. the governors of louisiana and alabama already are declaring a state of emergency. cindy making landfall near the texas-louisiana border overnight bringing a massive amount of storm surge. at least one person has died. officials say a 10-year-old boy on the beach with his family in alabama was killed after he was hit in the head by a 200-pound log. thousands of people turned out in ohio this morning to pay respects to the american college student who died after being held captive in north korea. the service for otto warmbier was held at his alma mater, women high school outside of the community lined the streets as the hearse carried his cass tet to the school. warmbier died less than a week after returning home after north korea released him from prison. he was in a coma. the exact cause of his death is
unknown. the warmbier family declined an autopsy. questions are swirling this morning about an apparent road rage crash in southern california. cell phone video shows the shocking scene unfold. watch as a motorcyclist pulls up next to a car and starts kicking it. this is along highway 14 in santa clarita. moments later you see the driver of the car swerve cutting off the bike and losing control. the motorcyclist keeps going. the car hits the center divider and careen back across and then flips over. amazingly no one was seriously hurt. not worth on why the motorcyclist kicked that car. prince harry reveals the downside of being a royal. coming up the 32-year-old explains why he believes no one in the royal family really wants to be king or queen. and a live look outside at our south beach camera. well, this is one of the cool spots, but rest assured temperatures will be climbing. meteorologist mike
all right. mike nicco is here, the man. day. we're talking about hot temperatures everywhere. some places are getting close to triple digits already. >> oh, my goodness. >> already have a couple hours of heating to go which is very sad, and, yeah, i'm heading off to my second job to pay for my electric bill. i'm thankful -- >> i want to know what the second job is. >> scooping ice cream hopefully. >> exactly what i was thinking. all right. good morning, everybody. all seriousness, let's start off with this, because today we're at day five, okay. your body each and every day gets broken outside. at difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke. pretty easy to diagnose.
you feel awful, dizzy, light headed and you're still sweating. that means move into air conditioning and drink the water. the other one you stay the same and feel worse and you stop sweating and the body temperature cannot go up and that's an emergency situation and that's when you need to call 911. keep an eye on those susceptible and even the pets. asphalt can get up to 140, 150 degrees which can burn the bottom of their feet. record highs today, for fresno, sacramento and for the fifth out of the last six days up in tahoe. where is carl the fog? he's taking the day off? because of that hot with unhealthy air. easing tomorrow, san francisco, the coast, berkeley, and all those areas, and they will start spreading elsewhere and reach inland by sunday. here's a look at the temperatures. we'll start down with triple digits in los gatos, morgan hill, gilroy, nice 79 in santa cruz and 77 in san jose.
spread on the peninsula 84 in millbrae to 95 in redwood city. a very light breeze and lack of clouds means upper 60s to low 80s. not unbearable for you guys. not in any advisory. 81 in downtown san francisco. maybe unbearable for a day but not what the weather service conditions deadly so no advisory here either. 99 to possibly 102 in the north bay valleys. plittle relieve. the water a 87 in berkeley and oakland. everyone else low to mid-90s. going to the game today at the stadium, the coliseum, 12:35, 83 and 86 by the end, and it's going to feel 10 to 15 degrees warmer if you're going to sit in the sunshine. you can find plenty of shade at the coliseum, especially towards the latter part of the game. 104 in san ramon to possibly 108 in brentwood and already 100, sorry, it changed at pleasanton, 103 at 8:00 and 89 at 7:00.
here ice my accuweather seven-day forecast. a few areas may hit the 100s in antioch and brentwood while everybody else in the 90s. break out of the 90s by sunday and it just gets a little bit cooler next week. >> all right. thank you, michael. if you're a loyal amazon customer, check your account. you may have free credit and the not even know it. credit stems from the lawsuit that amazon settled with apple over the price of e-books which awarded millions of americans free credits at amazon, barnes & noble and e-book retailers. here's the catch. the credits expire saturday and bloomberg reports millions haven't been used yet. you have 48 hours to check your balance. all right. new this morning, a side of britain's royal family we've never seen before. prince harry is opening up to "newsweek" magazine about his love life and life as a royal are. the 32-year-old says no one in the royal family really wants to be king or queen, but they will carry out their duties at the right time for the good of the people. "newsweek" says the spotlight has also impacted harry's
relationship with american actress megan merkel. >> these are brief intense days. it's very difficult. they don't have what one would call a normal relationship where you just go out with somebody. it needs to be secret. >> harry tries to keep a balance between royalty and reality, and he thinks his late mother princess diana -- he thanks his late mother princess diana to be hour. even if he were to be king, he would do his own shopping. who doesn't enjoy an afternoon snack? this could be one of the cutest lunch lines you've ever seen, a bundle of little canning roads all in a row. the story behind their unique bond is coming up next.
coming up at 4:00, would you want to drank water from a toilet? the plan to recycle water that comes from your toilet to the tap. and the sunscreen test. 7 on your side's michael finney reveals which works best tonight at 5:00. >> a little mood music. i do like it. >> i don't know if anybody can see that. >> nope, it's not me. >> somewhere, it's floating around here. >> animal lovers, a story for you. what's better than a baby kangaroo? >> how about five of them being bottle-fed at the same time at a rescue center in australia,
immediate jade, furball, misty, jade and sophie. there's another one named daisy but we're not sure where she went. >> she ate out. >> the nonprofit is dedicated to helping orphan canning roads and caretakers say the animals stay at the shelter until they can wind in the wild alone. >> thanks for joining us. stay cool.
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once-daily xarelto®, a latest-generation blood thinner... ...significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. xarelto® works differently. warfarin interferes with at least 6 blood-clotting factors. xarelto® is selective, targeting just one critical factor interacting with less of your body's natural blood-clotting function. for afib patients well-managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto® compares in reducing the risk of stroke. don't stop taking xarelto® without talking to your doctor, as this may increase risk of stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily, or take longer for bleeding to stop. it may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto® can cause serious, and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you've had spinal anesthesia, watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle-related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto® if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures... ...and before starting xarelto®-about any conditions, such as kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. it's important to learn all you can...
...to help protect yourself from a stroke. talk to your doctor about xarelto®. there's more to know™. >> today on our show, another player will attempt that white knuckle climb to a million dollar payday. will they make it? let's find out. it's "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ hey, everybody, welcome to the show. you guys ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] all right. having written more than 2,000 trivia questions as a trivia host, our returning contestant feels like she's been training her whole life for this moment. from philadelphia, pennsylvania, please welcome back courtney mink. [cheers and applause] hey, court, welcome back. >> thank you. >> come on over. >> all right! [cheers and applause] >> in the middle of a great game. we'll get everybody up-to-date in just a second, but, yeah, you really have been training for this your whe life.