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>> maxwell with a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. >> are you investigating the president? >> i can't comment. >> a bomb shell for washington could come tomorrow when a target in the russian investigation is expected to be revealed. abc 7 news at 5:00 starts now. a neighborhood disturbance in the east bay erupts into gunfire claiming the man's wife. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm
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>> early this morning on wild drive in discovery bay, a victim was shot after being asked to stop speeding in the neighborhood. cornel has details. cornel? >> i have to say that this neighborhood is stun offered this violent crime. the name of the victim hasn't been released but flowers have been left at the shooting scene for man killed blocks away from his home. neighbors take flowers and food to the home of a grieving family. the 48 will-year-old husband and father gunned down early sunday. >> oh, we heard it. it was like boom, boom, boom, boom. like right after. >> how many shots you think? >> like five. >> brian holes heard the gunshot on wild drive. then we heard errrrr-like skirting off. >> the victim appears to be someone walking around his own neighborhood. >> the man was shot multiple times. a group of men and one woman in
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their late teens or early 20s were riding in two cars. a dispute over speeding may have led to a confrontation from one of the drivers. >> from what i heard is that the gentleman had thrown a cup of ice at him and said slow down but they so happened to make a round around the block and came back and shot him. >> the victim died at the sooep. melissa omgren saw two cars speeding away from the shooting. >> i saw a silver sports car with its lights on following it was a red sports car with its lights off. >> the sheriff's department confirms it is looking for a newer gray dodge challenger or ford mustang and red mitsubishi eclipse. neighbors say this is the last place they would expect a homicide it happen. >> we have lost a great sense of security and tranquility here. this is very shattering to all of us. >> just shocking. and our heart goes out to that young family. >> police now reviewing video of the shooting possibly captured by home security cameras. in discovery bay, kacorn el
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bernard, abc 7 news. >> firefighters were able to rescue a victim from a home. they say a fire began around 4:00 this morning at two-story house near mount davidson. neighbor shared this video with abc 7 news. he used a garden hose to try and fight the blaze. the fire was contain bed two hours later. >> san francisco police are sear offing for a stab is suspect after the attack near a b.a.r.t. station. near eddie and magnin street where police blocked the area off with tape last night. can you see officers searched an 8 bay shore bus. though they won't say if the stabbing happening along the bus. >> officers are hoping the great american halloween haunt peaceful after fights broke out last night. you are looking at video showing the violence that erupted last night. some people suffered minor
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ijuries in the scuffles. others reported having a cell phone stolen. police did arrest some people including teenagers. officers say some people arest were suspected of being drunk in public. we do have a crew at great america and we will get you a report on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> bruce maxwell facing charges after a woman delivering food to his home says he pointed a gun at her. maxwell was taken into custody last night at his home in scottsdale, arizona. he faces charges of aggravated assault with deadly weapon and disorderly conduct. the a's released a statement saying in part quote we were disappointed to learn of the allegations. we take the situation and ongoing investigation seriously. we're gathering information from the proper authorities. maxwell gained attention when he gain the first major league baseball player he to take a knee during the national anthem last month. last week he he told tmz that a serve refused to serve him in huntsville, alabama because of his national anthem protest. >> most members of the houston
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texans knelt before today's game before the seattle seahawks in seattle. the texans display of solidarity followed comments made by team owner bob mcnair about nfl players protesting while the anthem is played. espn the magazine said during recent nfl owners meeting quote we can't have the inmate running the prison. >> the russia investigation is set to take center stage in washington this week with reports that the first criminal charges are coming. today president trump responded and abc news reporter david wright is in washington with the latest. >> washington and the white house are bracing for a bomb shell. the first criminal charges reportedly imminent in the special counsel's investigation of russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by the trump campaign. >> it's not a good thing. obviously any white house. >> abc news confirmed that a senior prosecutor from robert mueller's team was at the federal courthouse in washington
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friday where a grand jury was in session. sources he tell abc news an arrest could come as soon as tomorrow. with the special counsel's office won't comment. so who is the mystery target? abc news has reached out to former trump campaign chair paul manafort and former national security adviser michael flynn. both are known to be under investigation. manafort's team says he has no indication of any charges coming out against him right now. so far no response from flynn's team. >> typically the reason you keep it secret is you don't want the defendant to know. >> believe me, if you're the person, you know. >> the president has long dismissed the russia investigation as a politically motivated witch hunt. >> the whole russia thing was an excuse for the democrats losing the election. >> trump continues to press that theme on twitter today. writing, all of this russia talk, right when the republicans are making their big push for historic tax cuts and reform.
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is this coincidental? not. still unclear whether trump himself is under investigation. >> i can't comment on that, george. i can't answer that one way or the other. >> you wouldn't know whether robert mueller is investigating the president? >> i can't comment on that at all. >> if and when an arrest does come, it's likely all of washington will comment. david wright, abc news, washington. >> in developing news the head of puerto rico's government power company says the agency will scrap a $300 million contract with white fish energy once it finishes its current work. most of puerto rico remains without power since hurricane maria and some government officials question whether white fish energy with just two full-time employees can handle the job. today's decision follows a demand today by the island's governor. >> in the interest of protecting our public interest, i have asked the board of the power authority to invoke the
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cancellation cause in the contract immediately. >> white fish says it is disappointed with the decision saying it'll delay having the power in puerto rico restored quickly. >> the founder of a mill valley priech at school is set to be sentenced tomorrow in an embezzlement case. in a video, kathleen mecca, as you see here, is accused of stealing more than $1 million from a school. now mecca will serve one year in the marin county jail and be under mandatory super vision for three years. >> stanford university researchers are about to join the investigation into the las vegas shooting spree. >> they will literally examine the mind of a killer. that story when abc news at 5:00 continues. >> and life-saving place. a sneak peek inside the bay area's newest spot for health and healing that also includes a little bit of fun for the little ones. >> and i'm meteorologist drew tuma. temperatures today running 10 degrees cooler in some spots compared to yesterday. cooler air moves in tomor
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scientists at stanford will spentd months examining the brain of mass shooting gunman stephen mad okay. he killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 others on october 1st. the "new york times" reports the stanford team will closely analyze paddock's brain tissue for disease or trauma. a medical examiner found no signs of his brain being abnormal during an autopsy earlier this month. >> patients and neighbors got a sneak peek at a hospital that
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will continue the tradition of saving lives of thousands of children every year. abc 7 news was at lieu ceil packard children's hospital. the new hospital will open in december. it will feel like home away from home. >> lots of families and children involved in helping with the design of the building. it is meant to be a little healing and caring environment. we have lots of play stations throughout the hospital, child life and play and whimsy and distraction are important for the kids and siblings. >> the new hospital will connect with the existing children's hospital. it'll also double the size of the facility's campus. >> warriors all-star klay thompson has one last chance to score for wildfire victims at tonight's game. he pledge $1,000 per point for the next three games. he scored 40 points against toronto, then 18 points against the wizards. they host the pistons to night. and only appropriate around
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halloween. >> that's a pretty big booger. from slimy to scary, we will take you to a safe and spooky good time in the south bay. >> i'm meteorologist drew tuma. we will look at your halloween forecast tuesday night then we will track several series of storms moving in on the horizon. we will look at the accuweather forecast eye head. >> here is tommy with a look at what's ahead on abc world news at 5:30. >> good evening. coming up, two navy seals under investigation for allegesly killing a fellow servicemember. and puerto rico canceling the contract it fix the power grid. will this delay the recovery more? and hours from indictment and arrest in the
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accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war, and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something.
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it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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an animal rescue group is urging people to skip the fake spider webs. wildlife services he at santa cruz says cobwebs are danger us to flying animals that don't have the strength to break through the man made material. the marin humane society showed a photo of an owl ensnared in a web. a humane society officers was able to free the bird. use the cobwebs indoors only. >> some children couldn't wait until halloween to get tricks and treats. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> all right. very creative. abc 7 news was in palo alto where kids came up with all kinds of costumes like the garbage truck, dinosaur princess, a cow. all of this part of the california avenue trick or treat and blossom halloween carnival. the kids and families have a safe place to go trick-or-treating. take part in costumes contests and play carnival games. they he have been having a
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spooky good time for the past 23 years. >> one of the greatest homegrown athletes spoke publicly for the first time ins since he retired. abc 7 news is inside hayward mall when ward signed autographs and posed with photos with fanes. ward stunned the boxing crowd when he he announced his retirement. he described how he is staying in boxing without getting back into the ring. >> mentoring a lot of guys. my phone is open and available for them. that's as far as i get to a boxing ring is broadcasting and management. >> the 33-year-old was considered the best pound for pound boxer in the world. undefeated with a record of 32-0. >> now your accuweather forec withdr withdr with drew tuma. >> we are tracking one day and potentially several days of rain on the seven-day forecast. along with satellite we add lot of early morning fog. satellite showing you we're also
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dealing with high clouds streaming in from time to time. picture outside, east bay hills camera with a mix of clouds. can you see the fog very low on the horizon and then you see the haze in the atmosphere. we have some high clouds streaming in from time to time. and they will stick around with us on monday as well. and the limited sunshine early on slowing the warming process. it was afternoon, on the cool side compared to where we were 24 hours ago. only 56 right now in san francisco. we're holding at about 74 currently in con cord. 71 livermore. san jose below normal at 66 degrees. same thing currently in santa rosa. we he have a lot of coastal cloud cover. patchy fog in around the bay. seasonably cool. 52 overnight in oakland. san jose, 49 in half moon bay and not surprised as well along the coast if we do have a little bit of drizzle over the next 12 hours as that marine layer deepens as we head into monday
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morning. monday itself, high thin cloud layer overhead. peaks of sunshine. a breeze in afternoon gusting to 10 to 20 miles an hour. what that is going to do is usher in cooler air to start off our wiek ahead. monday temperatures really struggling to even get out of 60s inland. only 59 in san francisco tomorrow. 66 behind san jose. 67 in napa. mild location tomorrow in lake port a high of 72 deg.esre t your halloween forecast. and precipitation. we are good to go tuesday evening. a treat in the evening, 60s and 50s, very comfortable. it'll get chilly by 11:00. you may need the jacket over the costumes if you're out that late. however, we do track the chance of rain heading into friday. and into the weekend. chances really go up friday. there's that one on the storm impact scale continuing into the weekend. we will track it out for you.
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that storm impacts, isolated downpour is possible. widespread, half inch possible. higher amounts in the hills. future weather showing you as we get you into friday. best chance looking like the north bay and along the coast, a brief break into the evening. saturday morning another round of rain looking to move in. accuweather seven-day forecast with a crisp fall day monday. and all eyes on friday and into saturday where wet weather returns. right now, on the storm impact scale but that could change as you mine tune details in coming days. >> you are making kids and parents happy. >> dry and cool for halloween. >> there you go. >> wasn't a great day for bay area football but at least the 49ers are off the hook. >> the niners as eric mentioned, no team in franchise history has ever
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the 1979 49er team began the year 0-7. that's franchise record for utility until today. 2017 niners he fell to 0-8 with loss in philadelphia. and as much as i should be relieved i feel more empathy for the squad. shanahan still without a win as head coach. no touchdowns until after two-minute warning. angels outfielder mike trout. 9-0 phillies.
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looking to respond. underthrows receiver. picked off by mills. he will weave his way to 37-yard pick six. 167 yards, td and two picks. 17-0 eagles after two-point conversion. third quarter, bether, shuffle pass to matt. 21 yards out, first career touchdown makes it 20 db 7. eagle hes answer right away. finding jeffrey, hauls it in and completes the 53-yard touchdown and tackle. niners are 0-8. eagles, 7-1. 33-10, your final. >> you have to be strong-minded. can't get caught up in the record and those things. something we are extremely disappointed in. but sitting here and talking about it and dwelling on it and thinking of what happened in the past is not going to help us in the future. >> the question he is how do you react and act in the locker room and practice field when you're 0-8 and you find out a lot about guys. >> all right. raiders haven't played in ten
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days. kc fashion buffalo he. second quarter, oakland up 7. finding hall for six-yard td pass. that feels good. ties he the game at 7. 43 seconds left in the half. raiders in their own territory. hard to washington. coughs it up like a fur ball. 40-yard recovery for touchdown. oakland with four turnovers, 14-7 bills. washington makes up for it. in the fourth with the first career td reception. four yards. carr through for 314 yards. two picks. buffalo up. mccoy would ice it with td run late in the fourth. ran all over the defense. carrying 151 yards. raiders drop to 3-5. buffalo, 34-14 that find. >> can't get high and low with this game. because it's this close. the margin is too close. each man needs to look at it and say what can i do better and keep working. that's the only way you get out
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of this, when it falls apart is when people turn on each other and i don't believe we have that. >> warriors hosted detroit tonight with 5:30 tip off. today the nba fined draymond green for being attacked by beale. draymond was defending himself in the scuffle. kelly albright was the fone throwing punches but fined $15,000. >> looked like ubre came out running into the crowd and causing more and draymond is the one attacked in the first place. seems like maybe those fines could have been reversed. but not my job. >> warriors pistons highlights and more from the nfl at 6:00. feel bad for niners at 0-8 but at least they get paid for getting their butts
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abc 7 news at 6. two suspected fire looters were arrested. >> and some big traffic changes are coming to san francisco this week. we will detail them for you at 6:00. >> firefighters in italy going to great lengths to save a stuck dog. >> check this out. an animal fell some 80 feet down a crevasse while out walking with its owner. >> taking two hours to lift the dog to safety. this video they posted on social media. >> how precious. didn't take the dog long to spring back to his playful self. i'm sure he he was very playful.
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>> playful some place else. >> that's it for our news at tonight, breaking news.t the clashing storms taking aim. the tropical storm that pounded florida. now fueling a developing nor'easter hitting right now. possible power outages. and the flash flood threat for 45 million americans. >> possible charges. special counsel robert mueller's team zeroing in on at least one target in the russia meddling probe. the pending indictment and arrest could be just hours away. and this just in. two navy s.e.a.l.s from s.e.a.l. team six under investigation tonight for allegedly killing a fellow service member. a green beret found asphyxiated in his embassy housing. also breaking tonight, power struggle. puerto rico cancelling that contract to fix the power grid. raising new questions about how a tiny montana comny

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