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the golden state killer suspect makes a surprise court appearance this morning in sacramento. this as the defense team fights to keep some evidence from coming to light in his case. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. new developments in the case against joseph deangelo. the 72-year-old man accused in the spree of relationships and murders across california decided to show up in court this morning. jessica castro with details on a new motion filed by defense lawyers. >> reporter: joseph james deangelo jr. was back in a courtroom today in a surprise appearance. it was very quick. the whole thing lasting only a minute or so. deangelo was once again wheeled in in his wheelchair. much like we saw him the other day. this time, the judge did not
allow news cameras inside the courtroom. so the video you're seeing here is from the previous proceedings. meanwhile, today the proceedings took place because the defense team has filed a motion to suppress evidence obtained by search warrants executed in this case. and that's because as deangelo's arrest is making international headlines, attorneys for the "los angeles times" and several other news outlets are suing for court records related to his arrest. and questions remain about how investigators tracked down the ex-cop and linked him to a crime spree across california in the 1970s and '80s. the judge today decided that he needs some more time to look over these motions and more time to really make a decision. deangelo jr. was not scheduled to appear again unt but the appearance was added at the defense team's request to make sure the evidence doesn't come to light. we expect deangelo will be there
again tomorrow. breaking news from ohio. a southwest plane flying from chicago to newark was forced to make an emergency landing in cleveland after one of its windows cracked. take a look. these are photos taken by a passenger on board the plane. you see the cracked window there. southwest flight 957 made the landing earlier this morning. no reports of any injuries. this landing comes two weeks after an engine on another southwest flight exploded, blowing out a window on that flight. a woman was partially sucked out of the window and was killed. also breaking now, five people are dead after a military plane crashed in savannah, georgia. the number was confirmed by abc news minutes ago. the c-130 belonged to the puerto rican air national guard. the plane went down about 2.5 hours ago during a training mission. investigators are looking into what caused the crash. a bizarre story involving three sfo employees.
two employees had a baby and were engaged to be married. a third employee wanted to date one of them. this morning, san mateo county prosecutors say that third employee killed his romantic rival to get him out of the way. kevin pressad is accused of killing the man in the driveway of his daley city home last week. investigators say pressad wanted to date the man's fiancee so desperately that he shot him. >> like bang, bang, i hear them. i heard it -- somebody shoot me. i'm just scared. >> i saw my son with blood in his mouth. i saw a hole -- i said, what happened, what happened? i unup-- run upstarts, call 911. >> donovan rivera is accused of being the getaway driver. both will be in court next week.
may bay area high school students are walking out of class to support the second amendment, the right to bear arms. the map shows some of the schools where the protests are planned. montgomery high in santa rose acollege park high in pleasant hill, downtown college prep in san jose, and california high school in san ramon. that's where we find amy hollyfield. a different student walkout than the ones we've seen recently. >> reporter: about 75 students walked out of california high school in san ramon this morning. not an unusual sight especially in the bay area, but some parents were still shocked they heard why they were walking out. >> wait, what? >> reporter: yes. >> no, i didn't know this. i'm kind of shocked. i don't know what to say. >> reporter: these students are walking out in support of the second amendment. the right to bear arms. this comes a month after students across the country
staged walkouts to take a stance against gun violence. >> the kids that have been walking out and represented in the media from the parkland, like parkland firefighte-- park survivors, they don't represent our whole demographic. >> reporter: walkouts like this called stand for the 2nd are happening in at least 40 states. the organizer for ramon saw the event on social media a week ago and decided to host one here. administrators heard about it this morning and quickly got the word out to teachers and police. >> we're here and ready, and again, our role is to ensure that they're able to express their freedom of speech as well as to make sure they're safe. >> reporter: the walkout was peaceful and short, only 16 minutes. a few adults from the neighborhood came by to show their support for the message and to counter all the talk about gun control. >> they want to start imposing more and more regulations. at least in my opinion, i feel that the more regulations, the more bans that go in place, it's just a slippery slope. once you start banning one
thing, there's no reason to not ban the other thing. >> reporter: administrators say they don't take a stance on these issues. they're just here to make sure the students are safe. and it was a safe protest and a short one after 16 minutes, after giving a few speeches, singing the national anthem. they headed back to class. >> thank you. breaking news from washington, d.c., this morning. in the last hour, we've learned white house lawyer ty cobb is leaving his position. cobb was among the original members of president trump's legal team, helping him in the ongoing russia investigation. the white house says cobb had been discussing retirement. we will leave his -- he will leave i had position at the end of the month they say. cobb's departure comes amid new developments in the russia investigation. abc news confirms special counsel robert mueller is warning president trump's lawyers if the president refused to be interviewed he may be subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury. president trump is still calling
the investigation a, quote, witch hunt, months of negotiations between the special counsel and the president have stalled until rudy giuliani joined the president's legal team. >> i can guarantee you this -- when mueller is finished, no matter whatever he does, not going to have a stitch of evidence that he colluded with the russians. that's a disgrace. the case should be over. >> this morning the white house is not commenting on the state of negotiations. yesterday the president called a list of about 50 questions mueller has for him a disgraceful leak when that list came out. the president's defense team had helped to create the list. happening now, the second and final day of facebook's developers conference in san jose. this morning, chief technology officer mark shrapford took the stage at the convention center for the keynote. he laid out the company's ten-year vision for the developers, focusing on three elements -- artificial intelligence, connectivity, virtual reality, and augmented
reality. >> we need to ensure that the technologies that we're building together aren't just cool, they are good for people. we need to make sure the areas that we focus on are carefully chosen to ensure that we're spending our hard-fought time and energy on the things that are most likely to help people in the world. >> all right. again, there are four things that he has stressed. he stressed the need to take a broader view of technology. new at 11:00, the city of philadelphia has settled with the two men arrested at a starbucks there last month. the deal is each man will get just over $1 each, but in exchange for a big promise from city officials to spend $200,000 on a program for young entrepreneurs. you may remember the men were wrongfully arrested while just waiting for a business meeting to begin at a starbucks. they wanted to kick them out because they hadn't ordered anything yet. starbucks apologized. and stores will close for racial
bias training later this month. after more than 100 years, the boy scouts of america changing their names as girls join the ranks. an unlikely hero in the matter of life or death. a teenager explains how her apple watch came to the rescue. good morning, we're off to a quiet start this may. look what's going to happen to temperatures the next two weeks. they're going to be well warmer than average. the newest numbers and who will hit the 80s and how many times coming up. if you're looking for anon for incredible selection of the brands you love, this season's newest trends for a fraction of what you'd pay at department stores, ♪ you gotta go to ross
new this morning, a big change coming to the boy scouts of america. years after some of the local chapters began admitting girls, the national organization is dropping the word "boys" from its flagship program. abc7's matt keller is live with what this means for your scout and why it's controversial on both sides of the issue. matt? >> reporter: the boys and girl scouts have seen numbers drop in the recent years. with the boy scouts accepting girls and changing their name, there's a question about the impact of both organizations. the boy scous of america are changing the name of their flagship program. for 108 years, it has been known as the boy scouts. girls will soon be welcomed in. so today the organization announced a new name -- scouts bsa, and a new ad campaign called scout me in. in a press release today, the boy scouts of america said, "cub scouts is a lot of fun, and now it's available to all kids. that's why we love "scout me in" -- because it speaks to girls
and boys and tells them this is for you, we want you to join." the parent organization will still be caused the boy scouts of america. the cub scouts' title remains for the program for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. starting in february, the program for 11 to 17-year-olds will be open to girls and will be called scouts bsa. the recent changes to the boy scouts has caused friction with the girl scouts. in response to the name change, the girl scouts of northern california emphasized their organization fulfills a need the boy scouts is not equipped to. they released a statement to abc7 news touting their programs like camping, robotics and entrepreneurship. it says with time-honored, data-backed insight into the needs and interests of girls, girl scouts of the usa empowers 1.8 million girls to lead, learn, and thrive." lisa levenburg is a mother to a girl scout cadet. >> what they offer is unique to the boy scouts. i don't think it will be a
long-term detriment to the girl scouts at all. >> reporter: the boy scouts of america say the cub scouts are already accepting girls. they say so far 3,000 have joined. reporting live, matt keller, abc7 news. >> thank you. a manhunts underway for -- man hunt underway for a registered sex offender who led police on a chase from hollywood to bakersfield. 46-year-old steven hook is a domestic violence suspect from oregon. he drove an r.v. up interstate 5 yesterday afternoon, leading officers on a chase for several hours. a 3-year-old boy and 11-month-old girl were in the vehicle with him. police say hook eventually ditched the r.v., and the children who are safe this morning. now he's wanted for child abduction and weapons violations. senator dianne feinstein says she's changed her stance and is no longer opposed to legalized marijuana. feinstein told mcclatchy's d.c. bureau her position changed after having conversations with constituents, especially those with younger children who have
benefited from medical marijuana. feinstein says she is open to considering federal protection for state legalized marijuana. feinstein's change in heart comes as she faces a primary challenge from state senator kevin deleon. a recent pole by the public policy institute of -- poll by the public policy institute of california shows feinstein in the lead by 26 points. today the san francisco department of environment is officially launching a new campaign to make sure you know how o properly get rid of batteries. recycling companies say batteries that were not properly thrown out have started fires at their facilities. so what do you do with them? if you live in a single-family home in san francisco, put your batteries in a sealed, clear plastic bag, and place them on top of your black bin on collection day. if you live in an apartment building, look for an orange battery recycling bucket. a florida teen is personally thanking apple ceo tim cook after her apple watch saved her life, she says. deanna rectenwald said she was
at church sunday when a scary warning appeared on her watch. the 18-year-old's resting heart rate hit 190 beat ps per minute. >> it was alarming that the watch was telling us to seek medical attention. i didn't know it had the capability of giving us that alert. >> it literally saved my life. >> doctors at tampa general hospital discovered the teen suffers from chronic kidney disease. she's grateful for the apple watch which she got as a christmas gift. her parents say it uncovered a serious health problem that would have otherwise gone unnoticed. they wrote a letter to tim cook, and he responded on twitter saying, "stories like deanna's inspire us to dream bigger and push harder every day." "saved by the bell" fans, get ready. a new restaurant honors the iconic eatery. and a live look from our you to ur camera at san francisco -- tower camera at san francisco. a warmup's in order.
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by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold. do your thing. with energy upgrade california. good morning again. this caught my eye. the fact that there's only a few people on the beach on such a gorgeous day also caught my eye. we're warmer than yesterday. mid to upper 50s along the coast and san francisco. los gatos, everybody else in the 60s already as the sunshine really broke through the clouds quickly today. and you see the golden gate cam here that the winds, not as fast as they were yesterday. enjoy that sunshine. slightly warmer weather in some neighborhoods. marine layer will come back tonight. also warmer than average highs are ahead as high pressure's going to take over. kick that area of low pressure and all the cool, unsettled weather it brought with it to
the east. in fact, quite a few tornado watches in places like texas, oklahoma, and kansas. some severe weather for those folks. for us, completely the opposite, 70 to 74 in the south bay. santa cruz, 57. up to 66 this afternoon. 74 at san jose and los gatos for the warp spots. 70 -- warm spots. 70 at palo alto. the coast, more sunshine today. temperatures around 58 to 60 degrees. mid 60s for downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. low to mid 70s through most of the north bay valleys. cloverdale, lakeport, ukaia, upper 70s to 80. almost 20 degrees cooler at the beaches today. along the east bay shore, 66 at berkeley. the cool spot. 70s around fremont, hercules. oakland about 67. moving inland, warmer temperatures from pleasanton at 73 to nearly 80 at brentwood. that should give a hint of what's to come. emeryville, hazy, the cloud deck off the coast. it's broken. still, though, temperatures from noon to 4:00, upper 50s.
you drop into the low 50s by midnight. for our bay neighborhoods, 67 to 69. down to 61 and 55. grab a coat if you're there. inland, we have 68 at noon. 71 at 4:00. down to 53 by 12:00. day game today, series tied at 1-1. 12:45 first pitch, 60, warming to 63. mild, not as breezy as it has been. and wear the sunscreen. you'll need it. u.v. index is high. you could burn in 15, 25 minutes if you're in direct sunlight. there's the cloud cover i talked about coming back tonight. and temperatures about the same as this morning, mid 1994 to low 50s. here's the seven-day forecast. 80s, we'll make a run at it tomorrow especially in the east bay valleys. friday, lesser extent saturday, monday and tuesday. the warmth never makes it to the coast which we expect this time of year. you'll be stuck in the upper 50s to low 60s. the bay will ping pong around low to mid 70s just about every day. except for sunday, may be too breeze. around 68.
pretty quiet weather pattern. >> perfect this afternoon for the padres. >> oh, i hope so. we need to take this one. it will be the fifth series in a row we've won. >> all right. let's keep going. thanks. if you group watching "saved by the bell" in the '90s, get ready for a blast from the past. a new popup diner has finally opened in west hollywood. it's called "saved by the macks." it's decorated with jukeboxes, arcade games, and the iconic red lockers taking you back in time to the early '90s when the show aired. you may run into ed alonzo. he played the owner of the diner on the tv show. >> the section here is exactly like what we had on the television show. when you come in to enjoy the amazing food they have, you can sit in one of the booths and feel like you're back at bayside. >> tickets are $40. you get an appetizer and entree. some of your favorite cast members like mr. belding or slater may also stop by. "saved by the max" will stay in l.a. until september of next year. warriors' fans, rejoice.
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website we have the results of a survey asking san franciscans what they like most about the city. if you're logging on from your phone, be sure to download the abc7 news app to get breaking news alerts. the folks behind the study were interviewed yesterday. tune in for the latest news and weather here on our next newscast, abc7 nudews at 4:00. steph curry made a triumphant return last night in the game two of the western conference semifinals. i'm getting choked up. [ cheers ] >> steph curry! >> curry comes off the bench with 4:20 left in the first quarter. it took just 11 seconds to score, slashing the three-pointer. he scored 28 points in 27 minutes of action. the warriors beat the pelicans 121-116, taking the 2-0 series lead. game three is friday at 5:00 p.m. in new orleans. you can watch the game on our sister network, espn. boy, this is a different team when he's on the court.
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>> one player, one dream and 14 questions standing in the way. it's "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ hey, everybody, welcome to the show. you guys ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] fired up. all right, well, let's welcome our first contestant, a nursing assistant from nashville, tennessee, katy futrell. >> hi, great. happy to be here. >> they're already behind you, the energy. >> i know, i love them. >> this is insane. you know, think what they'll do when you win a million dollars. [cheers and applause] >> clothes are coming off. >> here's how you're gonna do it, 14 questions. money values growing from $500 all the way up to that $1 million. >> yeah. >> three lifelines along the way, if and when you need them. >> okay. >> let's get to it. let's play "who wants toe