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>> i'm loving this mayweather so far. >> pretty comfortable out there for most of us. >> absolutely. it all starts with the marine layer. you can see the winds blowing 26 miles per hour in fairfield. you're driving right into it if you're heading to the west on 80 this morning. gats mileage pretty bad and the car may veer here and there. dragging clouds to everywhere once again. al our neighborhoods covered. accuweather 12-hour planner starting off cloudy. upper 40s to low 50s at 7:00. we go to noon. pretty cloudy at the coast. 54 at the coast. 68 to 73 away from the coast at 4:00. mid 50s at 7:00. pretty quiet here. let's see if it's quieter this morning than it was yesterday morning. we're looking good this morning. mike talking about the huge mess on westbound 80 through the hercules area into the richmond area. we had major, major backups. that was due to a few things,
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first road work that went late and three motorcycles that went down on some uneven maevement after that. nothing like that today. they wrapped up the road work well ahead of schedule we're in the green. a little stackup in the cash lanes for either side of the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet. we should be clear of those for about 20 more minutes. >> alexis, thank you. the arrest of the golden state killer is sparking new hope this morning that other bay area cold cases may be solved. that includes the notorious zodiac killer. >> police in that case are trying to trace dna and hoping it leads them finally to a suspect. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live in san francisco. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, reggie. the zodiac killer attacked people from here in san francisco all the way to vallejo. all those investigators say they're still determined to catch him. they have now turned to these letters to try and find the answer. they're going to try to pull dna off of these letters. this is according to "the
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sacramento bee." police have letters from the zodiac killer and they're going to take the dna from those letters and they have sent it to a private dna lab to try to create a genetic profile of the killer. that's what official recently did to try to find the golden state killer. using public dna data bases for criminal cases is relatively new. the police working the zodiac killer case hope to have the dna results back in the next few weeks and create that profile and trace it back. the zodiac killer is believed to have killed five people in 1968 and 1969. police think he is probably dead, but they still want to find out for sure who he was. they say police -- agencies from san francisco to vallejo to napa are all still working together and committed to closing this case. now they're even turning to non-traditional techniques to try to get this job done. live from san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. meanwhile in today's gma first
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look, the golden state killer is due back in court. >> joseph de anglo accused of 12 murders and accused of sexually assaulting dozens more, now there are chilling new details about his time as a police officer from the man who fired him. here is abc's diane ma sado. >> reporter: accused serial killer joseph deangelo is expected back in court. his defense attorneys attempting to block investigators from collecting more dna, fingerprints and photographs from specific parts of his body. >> guilt, some embarrassment. i just wish he could have been stopped a long time ago. >> reporter: former auburn police chief fired him in 1979 for stealing dog repellant and a hammer. >> the investigator told me that joseph had gone to my house one night to kill me and said he walked around the house looking
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in the windows but couldn't find my bedroom. >> reporter: coming up at 7:00 a.m., we'll hear more about the man who killed some 12 people and raped some 50. i'm dianne mass seed dough, habs news new york. >> they're looking into why it took so long to make this arrest. "2020" airs tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. new at 5:00 a.m., quickly want to jump in because we just got this video of a big police search happening over night in oakland. this is the oakland hills area. it's at grizzly peak boulevard and fish ranch road. several different units responding to the scene. witnesses say they think there may have been someone barricaded inside an rv. we've reached out to oakland police to get better information. for now you may want to avoid
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the area. i will let you know as soon as we get an update. happening today, a teenage driver accused of hitting a police officer will be in court. >> investigators say she hit an officer as he crossed eddy street two weeks ago. she left the scene and was arrested a short time later. the officer has been released from the hospital. hayward police want to track down this guide dog. investigators say wilton disappeared yesterday morning. the 5-year-old black male lab was last seen in castro valley on redwood road near proctor elementary school. if you happen to have seen him, call hayward police. we are learning the military car go plane that crashed in georgia was on its final flight. nine members of the puerto rico national guard died yesterday. it was on its way to be retired in arizona when it crashed on a highway near the airport in savannah, georgia. it flew humanitarian missions
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after a hurricane hit puerto rico last year. an investigation is under way to try to figure out why it went down. a salvage operation turned into a rescue for two men thrown into the pacific. >> sky 7 was overhead yesterday afternoon as a crew tried to salvage a boat that had run aground. the two workers connected lines to the boat, but the boat sank and tossed the men into the water. >> my guys did exactly what they were told to do in that situation, which was go overboard and swim away from the wreck. >> rescuers from the coast guard pulled the men from the water. pacifica officials and the boat's owner have to plan their next step. you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's talk temperatures along the east bayshore. we've got 51 in el sobrante and oakland and alameda about 53. on the other side of the bay,
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low to mid 50s from san francisco down to san jose and los gatos. let's talk about what's going to happen today, at least plan your day out if you want to get outside and enjoy the weather. activity planner, yard work, strong sunshine. watch out. you could get burned if you're going to be doing that. at the coast, chilled sunshine. we'll see almost as much as we did yesterday. in the hills it's broez si, but it will calm down this afternoon. east bay valleys, 54 and mainly cloudy at 8:00. by 10:00, already seeing sunshine and 60. up to 66 at noon. look at the afternoon hours from 2:00 to 6:00, total sunshine. low to mid 70s. in the south bay pretty close to this. 55 and mainly cloudy at 8:00. sunshine by 10 clog and 60. 66 at noon. as you go through the 2:00 to 4:00 hour, near 70 at 6:00.
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sunshine from 2:00 until it sets at about 8:11. we'll talk about your accuweather forecast and try to squeeze in more warmth. we really are looking good to kick off the thursday morning drive. we did have a little overnight road work that was slowing you down on eastbound grove way and palaver day. they are done. right on time or a few minutes ahead of schedule. we had about a mile and a half backup but that has totally cleared out. westbound 580 off-ramp to hopyard we do still have a crash reported on that ramp. that is partially blocking. you will still be able to get through. we'll look at drive times coming up at 5:20. santa cruz officials issued water restrictions for residents in case another drought is on the way. for the sixth time in the last ten years, the city council issued a stage one water shortage. that means no landscape watering between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and no washing down hard or
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paved surfaces like sidewalks and driveways. people we spoke to are willing to cut back. >> when i'm doing the dishes, i don't run the water, i turn off the tap and i have a little bowl and i scrub. >> if everybody does one small part, the small parts add up to an aggregate of a lot. >> although the city's main reservoir is full, the san lorenzo river is experiencing lower than normal levels and is expected to dwindle in the coming months. it is the end of an era for a bay area pizza chain. pizza orgasmica operations. this location on fillmore and greenwich posted a notice in the window. look at this, when you go to the website, all you see is this blank page. there may be an answer to revive san francisco's taxi
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industry, get rid of some of the taxis. a new video of the las vegas mass shooting is giving new information on what happened. >> you'll hear from the men arrested at a philadelphia only one candidate for governor when students were stuck in failing schools, led the fight to turn them around. as mayor of l.a., antonio villaraigosa invested in classrooms and security. graduation rates soared. antonio for governor.
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this is a look at our rain chances over the next several days. the chances of rain, none,
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absolutely. you would expect that this time of year. what to look forward to, how about wild temperature swings up to 10 to 15 degrees. i'll show you that coming up. i just got new video coming in from india. there have been devastating storms there. 81 people are dead. it is making international headlines. i have pushed pause. watch closely here as these folks all of a sudden -- this tree comes crashing down. it's really incredible. this is the scene all across northern india. the death toll has continued z to rise overnight. these storms have really been pounding them. a lot of victims in rural areas, mainly from collapsing trees. india's prime minister is on twitter sending out condolences to families this morning. it's unclear how many people were injured as well. this death toll could rise. i'll keep my eye on things for you.
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>> authorities have released new body cam video of the worst mat shoes shooting in modern american history. as you know, a gunman killed 58 people and injured more than 500 others in las vegas in october. >> the new video shows the s.w.a.t. team clustered in the hallway outside the sniper's room. no cents of what they'll find when they blow down the door. >> breach, breach, breach. >> reporter: that deafening explosion. one body camera >> i think it might be a camera. > reporter: the officers gingerly entering the suite. but the deadliest mass shooter, surveying the scene, the high powered rifles resting on a chair. 23 rouchbds ultimately found. by the time the officers arrived at the 32nd floor, creeping down the hallway, dripping with
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sweat, going low behind their shields. >> take a deep breath. >> reporter: paddock was already dead. he shot himself after he gunned down 58 innocent people and wounded hundreds at the concert playing out down below. >> what's most striking about seeing those first three hours of this body camera footage is how much time elapsed. you see the officers going floor to floor methodically. we see them breach the wrong rooms and more than six months after this attack, we still don't have a final police report. no timeline and no firm understanding of why stephen paddock did this. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. we want to warch you again this morning about eating romaine lettuce. the first death reported in the e. coli outbreak. it did happen here in california. health officials have not yet released any other details about the death. we know at least 121 people got sick in 25 states.
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at least 52 had hob hospitalized. the bad lettuce was traced back to yuma, arizona, where 90% of lettuce in the winter is introduced. the two men arrested in the philadelphia starbucks last month are speaking on gma after reaching a settlement. this video of their arrest has been seen by more than 11 million people. the two men were there for a real estate meeting. the two settled with the city of philadelphia for a dollar. they said starbucks has made a commitment to change company policy. >> the most important thing is the foundation. the fact we have a seen at the table to work on reforms to be included. hopefully other it will follow. >> you can see the entire interview are robin roberts with the two men on gma at 7:00 a.m.
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a new report recommends san francisco transportation officials reduce the number of taxi medallions to revitalize the industry. they found there are 12 times as many ride hails through service like uber and lyft. the report says local cab drivers are making historically low wages because of an over supply of taxis. it recommends they create a new regular category for taxi companies to manage the number of cabs sent to sfo. in a week you'll be able to access the bay bridge bike path 4 hours a day. it's currently only open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. they say now you'll be able to walk or bike from oakland to your bow buena island. that goes until may 19th at 9:00 p.m. don't know when a decision will be made to keep it open
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personally. don't look down. you're getting a new view of those crews inspecting the golden gate bridge. engineers again scaling the bridge's towers earlier this week, nearly 750 feet above the bay. could you do it? these inspections are prompted by new federal regulations. they're expected to last through tomorrow. looking up is not so bad. it's not until you kind of see, oh, my goodness, the water is so far down. >> it would be great for an instagram picture. >> i would rather go to the museum of ice cream to take a photo than go to the top of the bridge. >> a little afraid of heights? >> yeah. >> i could do it. it wouldn't be easy. i think i could do it. don't know. ld do it. >> would you come along if i was there? >> no. i'd wave from below. >> hi, i'll take your picture. good morning. let's take a look at what's going on outside. i appreciate your honesty. it took me a long time to get over my fear of heights. a long time. here is a look at san rafael. you can see it is pretty quiet out there.
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a lot of cloud cover. temperature hanging out in the upper 40s. morning clouds, afternoon sunshine and mild. tonight becoming gray and cool once again. kind of the same pattern we've been stuck in in the last day or two. temperature swings up to 10 to 15 degrees in the inland neighborhoods. downtown, '63 one of the warm spots. the mission 60, everybody else arou around. fremont 69. that's about as warm as it gets. let's head up to the north bay. pretty average with 72 degrees. a few more high clouds than the rest of us may see. san rafael at 70. ukiah at 80. that's getting up there. that's pretty far north. concord, narrow range in the east bay. same thing in pittsburgh down to pleasanton and san ramon. along the peninsula, san mateo,
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67 degrees. 59 at half moon bay. let's go down to the south bay where we have temperatures 74 at san jose to 76 in morgan hill. my accuweather seven-day forecast, the temperature spikes tomorrow, holds back saturday and sunday, spikes again monday. >> good morning. we're really looking good so far today. we did have a minor issue in oakland northbound 880 just before you get to high street. several dollars into chp about metal poles in the slow lane. they were there, chp was able to clear them and that is no longer an issue. golden gate bridge, southbound 101, the zipper trucks have been through. very light commute if you're coming from marin county and some drive times southbound 680, highway 4 to walnut creek, westbound 580 tracy to dublin we don't have anything blocking but we or at an hour solid. you are in the red.
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cleaning up oakland. mayor ruby schaaf says it's time to crack down on people who have inundated the city with garbage, requesting $500,000 to hire three litter enforcement officers. their job will be to analyze illegal dumping and trace its source. it's a big problem around the homeless encampments. people can call 311 to report it. have you noticed something different in the castro lately speaking of trash? five of these smart waste recent curveballs are installed. this is on market across from the castro theatre. they can store five times as much as normal trash cans and have fancy castro branding on them. essentially they're trash compactors. san francisco mayor mark farrell says he'll be out to talk about these new trash cans. a san francisco play grund is closing for a few days in preparation for a $3.2 million
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renovation. >> the panhandle playground near oak and ashl bury will be closed through tomorrow. so crews can conduct soil testing. the renovation is expected to be again next year. next, the seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> great new developments about christian mccaffrey and his brothers who are being credited with saving someone's life. a discussion about sex
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it's 5:24, here are the seven things to know before you go. number one, the suspected golden state killer joseph deangelo is due back in court today. a judge is expected to decide on a defense motion to suppress evidence. a private dna lab looking for a genetic profile of
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associated ya associated yack killer. you can see a major police response near fish ranch road. we have reached out to oakland police to get better information. avoid the area. rudy giuliani told fox news president trump reimbursed his attorney michael cohen for the $130,000 paid to porn star stormy daels. previously the president said he didn't know about any payment. this morning president trump says he is now pursuing damages against daniels. number five, if you liked yesterday, i think you'll like today. temperatures within a couple degrees of where we were from the mid 60s to upper 70s as you head towards antioch. so far, so good for the thursday morning commute. i don't have any incidents to talk about right now. the bay bridge metering lights have been turned on as of 5:22 this morning. once you make it past that, you're looking great into the city. a ten-minute drive across the bay bridge. number seven, celine dion
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and dead pool. the superstar just unveiled her new video featuring the mercenary played by ryan reynolds. >> oh, look at the eyes. i told you i'm a fan, right? i'm recently uncloseted about this. it was many years i didn't tell anyone about it. >> that haunting pick low opening to her "titanic" song, i'll be in tears. the family of a man rescued by former stanford football star christian mccaffrey got a special surprise in the mail. >> the carolina panthers sent letter along with tickets to a home game. they helped rescue the 72-year-old who fell nearly 20 feet while hiking in march. a letter from the panthers says they're happy to hear dan senior is out of the hospital.
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the team also invited the family to a game this season. coming back with another 90 minutes of news including oakland's plan to give students led-free drinking water. newly released video shows how close a jet plane came to causing a major disaster at sfo. is north korea about to make another major gesture of good will
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it's may 3rd. welcome to thursday. thanks for being here this morning. >> appreciate you waking up with us. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> cloudy to start, comfortable out there. maybe a light jacket needed. you can see the gray signifying the clouds but no snow. green other than the radar beams themselves. no rain or drizzle this morning. let's jump into my accuweather
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12-hour planner. for this thursday, this is going to be upper 40s to low 50s through 7:00. mid to upper 50s at the coast all day with the clouds a little more stubborn there. they will be a little slower to clear over our neighborhoods today than yesterday. mid 60s bay and inhand. 68 to 73 at 4:00, light jacket weather this morning, 62 to 66. alexis, what are you watching? >> not too much this morning. very calm commute so far. a live look at walnut creek. we're starting to see typical rounds fill in. that's pretty much it. i'd say folks moving around below or right around the speed limit. our bridges looking great. southbound 101 six minutes a controversial sex ed proposal kept the fremont school board meeting going well into the early morning. >> abc 7 news reporter matt
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keller with what was at stake and what the board finally decided. matt? >> reporter: good morning, reggie and natasha. this vote came about three hours ago, at 2:30 in the morning after hours and hours of debate. in the end, the fremont unified school district decided the ex-ed curriculum will be taught here, just not to all students. here is how the vote went. they voted 3-2 for the curriculum for seventh to ninth graders, but 3-2 for fourth through sixth graders. hundreds showed up last night to speak out. >> it is masked as safe and healthy. it is dangerous. >> i implore you not to deny access to this critically important sexual health content to the students and families who want and need it. >> reporter: the curriculum is called the three r respect and responsibility. seven years ago they decided t
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teach pstarting in fourth grade. the board's vote this morning means no sex education will be taught until seventh grade. parents still have the choice to opt out. live in fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. federal officials have released a detailed report and new video you have to see about a very close call at sfo in july. it's pretty scary stuff. >> really frightening. take a look at the video. it shows an air khan dap flight may have come as close as ten feet from hitting a philippines airline jet, seconds away from triggering what would have been the worst aviation disasters in history. the jet flew towards a taxi way lined with other planes waiting to take off. there's a jet on the taxiway. a pilot was incredulous.
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>> where is this guy going? he's on the taxiway. >> looks like you were lined up for charlie there. >> air canada flew directly over us. >> the air canada flight aborted its landing after being ordered by controllers to go around. the ntsb has not yet issued its final report. >> getting a look at video showing a uc berkeley student escaping an armed robber. she fought offer the attacker trying to get inside her dorm. the attack happened at channing way and college avenue. the man appeared to have a gun in his left hand. the woman finally got away from him. you recognize him, campus police want to hear from you. a photographer is searching for stolen memories after someone broke into his truck. he says the thief took wedding photos and photography equipment after smashing his truck's window. he says he just wants the camera's memory card back, no questions asked, so he can give
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a couple their wedding photos that he took earlier on the same day of the theft. two robbers in sonoma's county eighth home invasion robbery involving marijuana. the robbers stormed the home on primrose in unincorporated santa rosa. one man came through the front door, the other through the back. at least one pulled out a handgun. that's when they tied up a man who was inside. the robbers stole an undetermined amount of marijuana and left in a newer model gray van. 110 oakland schools will get new water fountains to replace old ones found to contain lead. money from measure hh will help pay for the fountains. the new water fountains should be installed over the summer. b.a.r.t. is trying to clean up one of its san francisco stations after a video showing rampant drug use went viral. >> this video was taken by a b.a.r.t. rival. it shows drug addicts shooting
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up as commuters walk through. others, as you can see, slumped over. they look like they're unconscious. they're in poolless of vomit. all this as people are trying to get through the passenger tunnel at civic center station. b.a.r.t. says this was taken early in the morning when civic center first opened and officers are on shift change. >> they've learned the patterns o our officers. we're making changes to those shift changes. we're not going to publicize those. suffice it to say we've made changes to close that window. >> b.a.r.t. has hired nearly two dozen new cleaners and they plan to bring in even more janitors and community service officers to patrol downtown san francisco stations. >> what do you think of b.a.r.t.'s effort to fight this drug use? share your thoughts with us. use #dearbart. we want to hear from you. now to a possible bombshell admission involving president trump. former new york city mayor rudy
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giuliani told fox news the president reimbursed his attorney for the $130,000 paid to porn star stormy daniels. giuliani says the payment was made shortly before the 2016 election as part of a non-disclosure agreement stemming from stormy daniels's alleged decade-old affair. the white house and the president has repeatedly denied if affair. this morning on gma, dan abrams says giuliani's admission proves the president's legal team that robert mueller already knows this. >> they know in particular after the raid of michael cohen that mueller knows exactly what happened with that payment. they also know that mueller knows why donald trump fired james comey. they've talked to a lot of people who were there at the time. i think at this point they're saying let's get this out there. when it comes out later, just as chris says, where it's not going to be a surprise, not going to be news, let's put as much out there as possible.
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>> giuliani claims that the payment was perfectly legal. prs is responding to what giuliani said. he said the agreement with stormy danielss was to stop her affair accusations. he says he intends to pursue damages against stormy daniels. you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's start anywhere we have danville at 48. everybody else around 50 to 52 degrees. got the same temperature at hayward, san carlos, a little warmer in mountain view. cooler in pacifica. 51 in vallejo. here is a look at the san mateo bridge. you can see the cloud deck is above the deck. no real fog this morning. a little breezy if you're driving through the hills this mornings, especially if you come down the lower elevations along 80 through fairfield, winds up to 25 miles per hour. that's going to be interesting.
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ferry ride today, clouds and sunshine. mass transit cool this morning to pleasant this afternoon. mid to upper 60s on the peninsula from 2:00 to 4:00, down to 65 by 6:00. we start off with cloud cover at 8:00 and 53. notice by noon we're already sunny, but the clouds start coming back at 8:00 when you need that jacket for 58 degrees. a look at the north bay, a little cooler this morning, starting with 49 at cloud cover. i haven't seen any reports of thick fog this morning. clouds hang around a little longer. sunshine by noon at 60. jump to the mid to upper 60s from 1:00 through 6:00. by 5:00, clouds start to roll in to 55 degrees. so far, a lot of good news for you? >> hoping we don't jinx it here this morning. no major incidents so far. we are hoping to hang on to that. i do want to head out to the tracy area, a solid line of red leaving tracy. we have a couple of reports according to our partners at
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waze that we have a disabled big rig on westbound 205 between mountain house and 580. it's not a certain thing but we have slow speeds. we always have slow speeds out of this area. down to eight miles an hour behind that possible issue. up to 13 once you make it to 580 and towards altamont pass. we'll see if we can get an answer on that one. other than that, typical slow spots filling in, including the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights on at 5:22. typical delays building through the maze. drive times in less than ten minutes. from our live desk, a really big international headline. abc news is now reporting talks are under way regarding the release of three american citizens detained in north korea. one of them is 62-year-old kim charges three years ago.pying -
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these talks come a week after north korea's kim jong-un met with south korea's president. they are seen as a further attempt by north korea to soften its image. there is speculation that those three men detained could be released sooner rather than later. in fact, last night president trump tweeted about those detained men hinting that they could win their release very soon, so we will see if that happens sometime today. san francisco's police chief said last year he's not using this job to springboard somewhere else, but a new report says he may be moving on. also, how about owning a bed and breakfast in the middle of the ocean. you can, and it will cost a fraction of the price in the bay area. >> i bet there's a catch. take a look at muni's new logo. we want to hear from you, go to abc7news.com/vote. let us know if you love it, if
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away from the coast wall to wall sunshine across our state today. temperatures back closer to average in the south. near 90 in pallal springs, 70 around san diego and los angeles.
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58 in eureka. 79 in sacramento. 72 today and sunshine in yosemite. here is my accuweather forecast for tahoe, average high is 60 degrees. we'll be warmer than that every single day with even 70s possible monday and tuesday. that snow is melting fast. now a live desk update from abc 7 mornings. >> i want to give you brand new information on that explosion overnight in connecticut that left eight police officers hurt. i have learned that at least six of those officers are hospitalized right now. lts new at 5:00 a.m., i learned it was a barn on the property that exploded. if you're just waking up with us, this explosion happened in north haven connecticut. police are responding to a hostage situation. a woman claimed her estranged husband was holding her for three days. when police got there, the barn burst into flames. the wife was able to escape unharmed. the officers' injuries are non-life-threatening.
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huge flames there. police think the suspect was inside the barn when it exploded, but there is still an investigation happening now. it's unclear if there is still a search going on. reggie? >> thank you, jessica. earthquakes are shaking hawaii's kilauea volcano. seismologists think they may be signaling a possible eruption. 50 small quakes were detected yesterday morning alone. scientists say it could trigger a new eruption and people are being told to stay away. this is video from last week. local, state and federal officials are making preparations for a possible eruption. residents are being told together ready to evacuate quickly. san francisco's police chief will neither confirm nor deny that he's applied to be los angeles' top cop. >> chief william scott reportedly one of 35 that have applied for the job. scott has only been with the san francisco police department for 16 months at this point. speculation has persisted that
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he is a short-timer, eager to get back to l.a. where he served as deputy chief before coming to san francisco. last night he wouldn't answer the question on whether he applied to be lapd's next chief. >> what i would like to say is what i have been saying. i have to be focused on this job. we have a lot of work to do. all the recommendations we're trying to get in place winter park the doj reforms, property crimes we're making good progress on. >> he has reportedly advanced in the selection process and is among the candidates scheduled to be interviewed. expedia is out with its annual airplane and hotel etiquette survey ranking the worst passengers that you hate to fly with. 51% of the 18,000 travelers surveyed said seat kickers are the worst people to encounter during a flight. other frustrating flyers include the aromatic passenger, the inattentive parent, personal sace violators and the audio insensitive. that's a nice way of putting it. going barefoot on a flight was
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universally despised by more than 90% of the people who took the survey. also, i don't need you to reach -- the person behind me, reach to my headrest and stand up using that headrest. >> i've never had that happen. >> what? >> it's terrible. >> it's horrible. moving on. some of you think muni's new logo is a miss. it's not that different from what we've had in the past. the color is quite different. go to abc7news.com/vote and let us know. it takes a few seconds and it updates in realtime. the official logo will keep the worm-stylette terg for the m but use initials sfmta. the background is blue. this is the root of the issue for some folks. they say the new color reminds them of dodger blue. others say the blue puts them more in sync with other city agencies. in the end, the old red logo, that big squiggle we know and
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love will remain on muni's fleet of buses and trains anyway. look at the results. 41% hate it. 24% say meh. >> i mean, doesn't it look cleaner and more modern? >> it does. >> okay. did anyone think dodgers when you saw that? >> no. >> i never think dodgers. >> wow. >> a bed and breakfast inside a coast guard lighthouse is up for sale. the frying pan tower is located 35 miles off the north carolina coast and perched 90 feet above the atlantic. only accessible if you have a helicopter or a boat. eight bedrooms and a crew room are part of the b&b feature. it can comfortable fit up to 12 people. the owner is selling the tower at auction with a starting price of $10,000. you have until june to make your bid. >> $10,000 and the ocean view is great. it's the helicopter that's the issue. >> i like it.
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you've got a sailboat, you can sail or i can invest in a helicopter. >> i like that. will you invite us, please? >> i don't know, mike. >> we'll have to be nicer to her, mike. >> okay. >> never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. what do we have in store? >> san jose, 101 and 880 starting off gray. sunshine is on the way this afternoon as we'll peel back that cloud deck a little slower than yesterday. mainly overcast and cool the next couple of nights and seesaw of high temperatures all the way through my accuweather seven-day forecast. yesterday the clouds broke up quickly, by 9:30, 10:00. today you can still see clouds lingering around during the noon hour, across the gun control den gate. along the coast it's going to be cloudier today. also at 4:00, not nearly as much
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sunshine as we saw yesterday. let's see what effect it has on our temperatures, if any at all. we'll start down in the south bay. milpitas 69. gilroy at about 77. adds you head up the peninsula, mid to upper 60s, a little below average. still very comfortable. the cool weather under the gray sky at the coast. mid 60s downtown south san francisco and sausalito. upper 50s at your north bay coast. low to mid 70s through most of the north bay. along the east bayshore mid to upper 60s, oakland 66, our last stop mid to upper 60s. no air conditioning weather in this forecast. 84 tomorrow. notice the temperatures taper saturday and sunday. spike monday and taper tuesday and wednesday. taking a look at the roads. we have a couple of new slow spots for you in the south bay. starting in the fremont area, northbound 680 between scott creek and durham road.
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we have scheduled road work that should be done totally by 6:00 a.m. about ten minutes to go. various lanes are closed and you definitely have heavy traffic from state route 237, northbound 880 wide open through the area if you want to use that for an alternate. a crash reported northbound 101 before alum rock. that is not blocking. that's off on the shoulder but stop and go from the 280/680 split. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze, 20 minutes for you. about 16 the rest of the way across the bay bridge. southbound 101, san francisco to sfo in the green at ten minutes. some bay area single pay thousands for personal match making but wind up in court instead. >> first let's just say, i wonder how you would pick this man for me. 7 on your side's michael finney tells us more tonight. teens and e-cigarettes. millions are using them.
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one student says they're taking a stand. a thief grabs a laptop from a coffee shop in berkeley. he didn't count on the good samaritans nearby. what is movie pass doing? what is movie pass doing? the company led california's fight ofor clean, renewable energy.or he cleaned up pollution at the port of l.a. and created more good-paying jobs. antonio villaraigosa for governor.
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this is abc 7 mornings. >> let's take a look at what to expect at our beaches, especially santa cruz which is always one of the warmer spots. he will be tomorrow at 70. the onshore breeze kicks in saturday, down to the mid 60s. still on sunday. go and have a great time. >> mike, thank you. berkeley police are searching for a suspect in the theft of a laptop at a cafe.
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this was caught on video. investigators say the suspect grabbed the laptop from a customer at cafe strada on college avenue on monday. look what happened. two good samaritans tried to hold him until police got there until all of a sudden a second man punches one of the good samaritans in the head forcing him to let go. the two men ran off into a newer model blue chevy impala. this weekend you can turn in your gun and get cash no questions back. the gun buyback event is happening in redwood city on saturday. anyone who surrenders a handgun, shotgun or rifle will get up to $100. assault rifles up to $200. we have more details on our website, abc7news.com. weeks after discontinuing its one movie per day plan for new subscribers, movie pass is bringing it back. >> there was an online outcry after they stopped offering that $9.95 option last month. instead new subscribers had to pay $29.95 per month to see four
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movies each month. the original plan is back but you can't see the same film more than once. >> don't understand this business model. but for those of you who have it, go have fun. we unfortunately have a new problem in the tri-valley. southbound 680 just before sunol, reports of a rollover crash. one vehicle landed on the roof. they're trying to get the driver out of the vehicle right now. is going to be a big problem if it's blocking for long. any time we have a rollover crash that takes a while to clear. southbound 101, you're looking great coming in from marin county across golden gate bridge. no issues for the north bay commute. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco with a look at the forecast. >> i want to show you what's going on in parts of tornado alley. the yellow signifies a severe thunderstorm watch after 30 tornadoes the last two days, more like a straight line wind
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event and a big hail event. it will hit dallas and oklahoma city if you're trying to get through those areas. it's on its way to cincinnati and chicago and will keep moving to the east. there could be delays. as far as what we're dealing with, a look at our steady path once again. temperatures just about the same as average, maybe a degree or two cooler or warmer. do you like average? back to you. >> i'm happy with it. thanks, mike. new at 6:00, jetblue announces a cabin redesign bucking the industry trend. how the arrest of the suspected golden state killer co
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. welcome to thursday, may 3rd. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is meteorologist mike nicco. >> gray conditions out there, but they won't last.
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sunshine this afternoon. it may take a little longer than it did yesterday. 22-mile-per-hour wind at fairfield. that's actually down. it was 26 miles per hour for a while this morning. a look at the golden gate bridge. you can see the cloud deck up around 2,400 feet this morning. temperatures in the upper 40s to mid 50s by 7:00. we'll stay in the mid to upper 50s at the coast with less sunshine than yesterday. mid 60s around the bay and inland with a lingering cloud or two. 4:00, total sunshine, upper 60s to mid 70s ch enjoy a delightful evening. low to mid 60s. >> we have what sounds like it will be a big issue. southbound 680, multicar crash involving a rollover, a vehicle on its roof before you get to sunol boulevard. two left lanes are blocked and they are saying this will be a sig alert very shortly. not good news there if you are trying to commute sboupd through

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