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two gunshot blasts to celebrate the new year pending hurting to to people. a warning to anybody who celebrates using a firearm. good evening, i'm kristen sze. dan ashley and a ma dates are off. police are looking for the people who fired those shots. one woman in san lee an dro was hit. cornell bernard talked with police and a witness to one of the shootings. >> four, three, two, one. [ cheers ] >> a new year's eve toast at this backyard house party, a guest captured this video at-mile-an-hour wind where the sounds of rapid gunfire can be heard in the distance. >> everything going fine, and
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then we heard some gunshots like this. >> this man hosted the party. one woman was grazed by a stray bullet on her lower body, but she didn't realize she was injured for several minutes. >> she didn't care too much. and then she went to toilet and she see the injured. she got bleeding. >> her injuries didn't require medical attention. a bullet was later found on the patio. police say it likely came from someone's celebratory gunfire at midnight. >> sounds like she could have been feet or inching away from being critically struck. >> around midnight police say they got several 911 calls reporting gunfire from that location. that's about a block from the new year's eve house party. police a running a ballistics test on the bullet found, but they admit they need tips from the public. >> if someone calls in with the right lead, we'll pursue it and hopefully find the person that discharged the gun last night and bring that person to just e justice. >> the warning comes from police
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every new year's eve, but it's often ignored. >> she was lucky. >> a scary start to the new year. abc 7 news. happening now a historic streetcar has derailed after colliding with a truck. it happened at 3rd and mission streets around 8:30 this evening. the streetcar was on the way back to the barn when the accident happened much muni says the traffic made a turn in front of the streetcar and ended up on its side.ide.ide.ide. bus shuttles untare running unt it clears. two pedestrians were hit today and a car with a family inside. the accident hut down 21st avenue and geary for several hours this evening. lilian kim has details. >> oh, my god. my adrenaline was totally rushing. >> heather king and her family had the scare of their lives
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with a delivery truck slammed into their car in the richmond district. >> the door got smushed in. >> all five family members were okay, but two elderly pedestrians on the sidewalk were injured. police say the driver lost control crossing geary boulevard. >> as soon as i saw my kids were okay, they weren't dead, like, i got them out of the car and ran over to see the guy that got hit. >> there a pedestrian, a 79-year-old man is in critical condition. he underwent surgery for internal bleeding while a 66-year-old man is recovering from a broken rib and punctured lung. police detained the driver while waiting for a cantonese translator. police say the driver of the truck was here on 21st avenue when he entered geary boulevard. according to what officers could tell from security video, the light was red. >> it appears he was speeding
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but we can't tell by the video. but we believe it was against the red light. >> a somber start to the new year in the richmond district. police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a woman crossing 98th avenue in oakland this morning at 5:00 a.m. the car just kept driving southbound, leaving the scene of the accident. the driver hasn't been identified. police closed the intersection to conduct an investigation. the first day of 2018 has something in common with the last day of 2017, and that's a spare the air alert. it will be the 18th one this season. spare the air makes illegal to burn wood or fake logs outside or inside unless it's your only source of heat. the bay area air quality management district says smoke from one fireplace can pollute an entire neighborhood.
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>> wood burning is the number one source of fine particular pollution and counts for 40% of the pollution and on-road vehicles are only 13%. >> for more about air quality and when the haze might clear, let's talk to spencer christian. >> looks like we'll get clearing, but maybe improved air quality by wednesday. but that's going to be brought by rain. here's a look at live doppler 7. patches of moisture offshore, but it's not going to rain here until wednesday. poorest air quality will be in the inland and santa clara valley. one on the storm impact scale. light to moderate rain and chance of isolated thunderstorms. here's the forecast starting wednesday evening. 8:00, widespread rainfall.
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tapering of thursday but reenergizing. the marijuana business was booming in the bay area today legally. what were once medical dispen sayers are a regular retail stores thanks to the passage of proposition 64 which made recreational pot legal in california starting today. abc 7 news reporter has the story from santa cruz. >> it looks like foam. >> sarah was a medical marijuana patient until now. she said legally buying pot without a prescription is better. >> i think it changes because it's more open. i hope it's easy for people to discuss that it's not something that's as taboo. >> i have 54, 5, 6, and 7. >> the cofounder of kind peoples in santa cruz called january 1st the end of prohibition. >> 6:00 a.m. this morning folks lining up from florida, finland,
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new york. >> the line averaging 30 to 50 all day long giving the owner a good idea of the future of his business. >> we'll see a twofold increase in the adult use market as consumers now have the ability to come in to the store without going to a doctor. >> marijuana is legal, but it's not a total free for all. customers can only buy one ounce of flower or 8 grams of concentrate a day. >> with these scissors, i dub thee free. >> harborside sold its first gram of product added 6:00 a.m. claiming to be the first recreational sale in the state. in san jose, customers could barely contain themselves. >> i never thought this day would actually happen. >> it's subject to a new state excise tax of 15%, combined with city and sales taxes, customers are paying more than 30% in taxes at the register. in santa cruz, katie mar zul
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low, abc 7 news. we're learning more about the ten americans who died in a plane crash shortly after takeoff in costa rica. [ cheers ] they're running for the water where many found a sting much worse than the cold cold ocean. details ahead. first, here's a look at what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live riser abc 7 news at 11:00. >> we were thinking of you when we made this. >> he just left. >> sorry. >> oh, sorry.
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woman: so, greg, it's a lot to take in. woman 2: and i know that's hard to hear, but the doctors caught it early. hi, blake! my dad has cancer. woman: and i know how hard that is to hear. but you're in the right place. man: and dr. pascal and her team,
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they know what to do. they know what to do. the doctors know what to do. so here's the plan. first off, we're going to give you all... (voice fading away)
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a team from the in it southbound is en route to costa rica to investigate while a charter flight cashed after takeoff. the twin engine turbo prop went down yesterday in guanacaste 130 miles northwest of san jose. nine of the dead are members of two families. bruce and irene signberg and their three sons also killed. mitchell and leslie weiss of tampa, florida, and their son and daughter. >> you never want it to happen to somebody you know. and they were a good family. >> the tenth american was 33-year-old amanda geissler, a travel guide from wisconsin. the crash also took the lives of the costa rican pilot and copilot. but commercial reached a safety zone.
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there wasn't a single fatality because of any crash anywhere in the world according to the flight safety association. it excluded cashes with military, cargo, intentional and acts charter flights such as one in costa rica. it's safe to say this was nobody's new year's resolution to get stung by a sting ray. but that's what happened to people in huntington beach where there's been a sting ray invasion lately. our sister station in los angeles has more. >> for the past 18 years, surf city splash was a fun way to kick off the new year in huntington beach. but this year, the numbers are down and concern is up. >> they're sweeping the sand right now, so that it'll be clear of sting raise. >> 75 people for
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alone. the painful injuries continuing to pile up over the weekend, and today, shawn showing off his bloody toe. >> are you kidding? i've been surfing 35 years and i've never been hit. it hurts, but it's not that bad. i don't think i got like a full hit. >> but marine safety officials say there's not necessarily anything nefarious afoot, possibly just recent nice weather leading more people to cross paths with the rays. >> weather is warm, tides are low, surf is low. a lot more people in the water. when you get all those components together, it causes more potential for stingray injuries. >> in the wake of today's plunge, even more stingray victims, though only five were hit. >> i went away from the group a little bit. if you do that you're bound to get a sting. >> if you're hoping to avoid a painful sting, he says avoid areas known to be heavily
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populated by rays and do the sting ray shuffle. >> you'll kick them out of the way prior to the stepping took them and they'll scoot away and won't sting you. >> yikes. the annual new year's day swim from al catrass to aquatic park was shortened this year. the course was somewhat unsafe. the dolphin club tweeted these photos of the event. at least the air temperature wasn't so cold, right? although it was kind of hazy for them. >> speaking of things in the sky, let's talk about the super moon we had this evening which was visible certainly in the early to mid evening hours. here's a look at it. it's calls super moon because it's a full moon that occurs at its closest point to the earth in its orbit. looks larger and brighter than a full moon generally looks, so we call it a super moon.
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and it was kind of super. live doppler 7 right now, you can see we have patches of moisture off shore. you can see how clear and dry it is looking towards san francisco from the east bay hills camera. the rain isn't quite here yet. it's 55 in san francisco. 44 in oakland, a little cool across the bay. 53 in san jose. gilroy, 46. 54 in half moon bay. this is the view from atop mount tam where the wind is a bit strong. 43 in santa rosa. 42 in fairfield. one more view from your abc 7 exploratorium camera at pier 15. hazy and mild again tomorrow. another spare the air day as well. possibility of some isolated thunderstorms, and this wet pattern will continue through friday. we're going to get a nice little serving of rainfall. overnight look for high clouds
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and a little coastal fog. overnight lows will range from upper 30s to mid-40s around the bay and upper 40s near the coastline. tomorrow another day much like today, except perhaps a bit milder. low to mid 60s on the coast. mid 60s around the bay. let's talk about the approaching rainfall and storm. ranks 1 on the storm impact scale. comes in wednesday and continues into thursday morning, producing light to moderate rain. rainfall estimates range. a chance of isolated thunderstorms. starting midday wednesday, the rain will move on shore by 8:00 wednesday night. the rain will be rather widespread and evenly distributed in terms of rainfall totals. will start to break up early thursday ahead of time a second
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storm that will come in thursday into friday. we don't get a complete break from the rain until the weekend, and that friday storm will taper off early saturday morning and there will probably be snow over the sierra. by friday evening we'll be looking at up to 3/4 inches in san jose and in north bay locations. here's the accuweather 7-day forecast. dry tomorrow, another spare the air day. we've got -- let's see, three days of rainfall and then drying over the weekend. >> that sounds fabulous. >> and i'm a strong guy because i'm sitting on no chair. >> people can't tell. >> i pointed that out. no chair here at all. >> see how long it takes you. >> tough guy here. don't push me over. >> because i can't. >> you can. >> what would burst the bubble of this michigan woman? we'll tell you.
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you crack me up, spencer. tomorrow on good morning america, the new bachelor,
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how about ringing in the new year with bubbles? however, in new york today, it was so cold at 13 degrees, this girl's bubble froze right there on the wand. it's the same story in michigan. just 12 degrees there. the air was so cold, the bubble actually burst. they could be doing that in the south pretty soon too with the way the weather's going. >> exactly. >> i'm still admiring spencer sitting without a chair.
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i can't rival that greatness. all of time classic. final four, georgia knocks off oklahoma at the rose bowl. alabama took advantage of their 308-pound secret weapon to but what i see here never ceases to amaze me: change. i see it in their eyes. it happens when people connect with nature,
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we're down to the final two in college football. today's first matchup at the rose bowl pit oklahoma and georgia. this was the first overtime game ever at the rose bowl. boomer sooner fired up for the game. it was tied at 31-31 through three quarters. mayfield escapes pressure,
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throws an 11-yard dart to flowers. game tied at 38-38. georgia answers, chubb, direct snap, two-yard run, we're tied. mayfield fired up. but the dogs would get the last laugh. after double overtime, michele takes it to the house, 27-yard game-winning run. 54-48. georgia moves to the championship game. what a game, go dogs. sugar bowl, taken out by his own quarterback. that hurts. no problem taking down clemency. pane, tip ball with a pick. rumbles and stumbles the other way. keep an eye on the 308-pounder. ensuing drive on offense. goes in motion, and it's hurts to pane. sounds like a with, we tag tag g match. 24-6, they'll face georgia
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monday night in atlanta for the national title and an all s.e.c. matchup. to the peach bowel. central florida taking on auburn. 3-3. milton, avoids a sack, takes it to the house. 17-yard touchdown and does the cam newton celebration. newton went to auburn. a reverse seven yards for the touch. 34-27. less than a minute to go. auburn, one last chance. got to find somebody, throws it off, picked off by collier. ucf goes undefeated, winning 34-27. scott frost's final game as head coach as he takes a nebraska job next week. notre dame taking on lsu in the citrus bowl. one play from this game. book finds bicyclen down the right side. one-handed catch, two lsu defenders, both miss him. game-winning touchdown. this fan is like, i could have
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made this tackle. both defenders. 55-yard touchdown is the longest of his notre dame career, fighting irish go on to win 21-17. a little outdoor hockey, rangers and sabers. winter classic at city field in new york. 2-1 rangers in the third. the shot from the point, this game is tied at 2-2. check out the replay. amazing precision. in overtime, kevin shoots it and j.t. miller is there to put in the rebound. this report is
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thanks for watching. right now on jimmy kimmel, will smith. have a good night. a
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- will smith, pharrell williams, "this year in unnecessary censorship," and music from n.e.r.d. and now, you've been warned, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: thank you. hi, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks for coming. do you feel the holiday spirit enveloping you like a slanket right now? christmas is ten days away, which means we oy


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