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a deadly stabbing at sonoma state as police investigate what led up to the incident. >> school officials released an update overnight. >> good morning. it issue at the moment. westbound 580 tris see to dublin 56 minutes. no delays southbound dublin to mission boulevard, 101 to cupertino, 15 minutes. sonoma state university will be open and finals will go on as planned after a deadly stabbing yesterday. >> it happened in a residential community. abc 7 reporter amy hollyfield live on campus. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, natasha. we still see police officers or police cars out here around the residential community. this is where the where the whee
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happened. officials say the suspect and victim are males and college-aged but don't know for sure if they're students here. >> the petaluma police department has agreed to help in the investigation and the university has provided grief counselors for those residents in our residential communities to support them during this time. >> reporter: the stabbing victim was killed. they did take a man into custody, a college-aged man is how they described him. they haven't said what a possible motive could have been. there is still a crime scene here on campus. finals will go on as scheduled today. they're set to start today. officials say that don't think there's any threat to students. they believe the person they took in custody is responsible for this. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. a woman's baby nearly
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snatched out of her arms in an attempted abduction. this happened at 14th and natoma street in san francisco. abc news reporting lillian kim spoke with a neighbor who came to the rescue. >> this homeless woman came behind us and started going -- she was acting up. >> reporter: that homeless woman was caught on a neighbor's security video which also captures the moments leading up to the struggle over a woman's baby. >> all of a sudden i guess the woman came out with her baby and she tried to gab the baby. >> reporter: the video stopped recording before the actual struggle. another neighbor, rex, came to the rescue. >> i had an object in my hand just to let her know you're not going to take the baby. you need to move down and get off my street. she was a homeless woman and looked like she was under the influence of drugs. >> reporter: the baby is said to be okay but was taken to the
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hospital to get checked out. neighbors say the woman who tried to take the baby was among a group of transients. san francisco police detained all four for questioning. for neighbors, this incident is the latest is what seems to be never ending homeless issues which have gotten worse over the past few years. >> vnd lichl, people masturbating, urinating, defecating, encampments, nothing is being done. >> reporter: at last check sfpd was still vaying. lillian kim, abc 7 news, san francisco. >> glad the baby is okay. representatives of a company accused of falsifying results from a radiation clinic in san francisco are expect ed grilled. >> it cost $1 billion, workers contracted by the company said the cleanup data had been falsified to minimize evidence of soil contamination. a navy analysis shows nearly
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half of the samples taken from the site had been falsified or manipulated. tetra tech denies the allegations. >> in the wake of the scandal, environmental advocates are demanding city officials take a closer look at treasure island. treasure island is the site of a toxic cleanup involving some of the same players. the company says it was not hired to remove radioactive waste on the island. >> look at this. overnight the 18th fis opened up spewing lava. officials are warning of the possibility the kilauea volcano could erupt at any minute. one of the biggest concerns is a major roadway that could be cut off leaving residents stranded on the big island. geologists say a massive steam explosion could happen at any minute with the potential to catapult enormous boulders and
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rain down ash for miles. >> it's almost like your life is on hold. not like a hurricane or a forest fire. this is almost like a slow motion train wreck. >> it's really tough to deal with. officials say continued earthquake activity and additional outbreaks in the area are likely. residents also facing concerns over air quality. as many as 2,000 people could be forced to evacuate because of lava, just emitting those toxic fumes. this is starting to spread out a little further over the island area. the u.s. geological survey say the,,,,,,, geyser which erupted yesterday for the fifth time this year. they add no indication of volcanic activity at the, pa. eruptions by nature move things around deep under ground, is
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sometimes blocking areas for water to go except up. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. we'll start with temperatures in the north bay. the cloud deck has kept you pretty mild. low to mid 50s with mid 50s being american canyon and vallejo 53 along with ukiah. we've got novato at 54. cool spots tiburon and also roane nert park at 50 degrees. you're clearly the exception. low to mid 50s for all of us this morning. let's see what's going to happen with your activity planner as we take a look at the cloudy south bay at 280 and 17, temperature about 56 right now. beaches gray and chilly just about all day today. there will be a few pockets of sunshine. out and about, no need for the summer clothes today. it's going to be gusty and shop pi. maybe good for kite surfing, but for other things north of the bay bridge, maybe a little difficult. a look at our east bay valleys, normally our warmer spots.
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hasn't hit 90 yet this year. we average three times in may. 66 at noon, right around 70 from 1:00 to 4:00, back down to 59 at 8:00. let's take a look at san francisco, look how narrow this range is, how stubborn the clouds are. 54 at 10:00. 56 through the afternoon hours, back to 54 at 10:00. we'll look at the accuweather forecast coming up. here is alexis. >> back to our traffic alert. the sig alert in oakland on southbound 880, no change. we still have one lane getting by just north of oak street. that is due to this collision. it happened just before 4:30 this morning involving a semi and a sedan. as far as we know, a driver is still pinned although just minor injuries. they're calling for a heavy-duty tow truck to the scene. the semi was full of lumber.
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the good news is you can still use 580 for an alternate. cash lanes busy here on the bay bridge toll plaza, they need to open a few more booths. no metering lights yet. the golden state killer suspect, joseph deangelo is due in court, a judge is considering making his search and arrest warrants public. >> he's accused of 12 murders and suspected in more than 50 rapes. this morning we're hearing from the mother of the golden state killer's final victim. >> this is one of the situations where they call you in the middle of the night and give you the news that you daughter has just been murdered. >> that's diane stein. she says she left her 18-year-old daughter jeanelle cruz home alone in your vine. she was in mexico with other family when her daughter was killed. >> that's the first thing a mother thinks, oh, i want to go home real quick and help her, but you can't. >> stein says she remembers
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getting strange phone calls weeks from before the murder. stein doesn't know why the killer targeted her daughter and hopes a conviction will brang answers. a popular restaurant chain thinks hackers stole credit card information. a man randomly punched two women in their 70s. >> a company that claims to
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take a look at this graph and think there's no chances of rain. that must mean summer is here and the heat is on the way. no. we have a chance of drizzle the next couple mornings. here is reggie with more news. >> thanks, mike. this is one of the first videos i saw this morning. i couldn't believe it. in today's gma "first look," growing uproar of what happened in florida. that's a tiger in a cage. that surprise entertainment shocked so many people. here is abc's victor ak ken dough. >> reporter: this is the scene causing an uproar this morning, a live tiger pacing back and forth in its cage in the middle of a dance floor surrounded by high school students celebrating prom in miami over the weekend. the music is blaring and just feet away performers with
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flaming torches. >> my son paid to go to a prom. this was the surprise entertainment. these animals are not entertainment. >> reporter: the theme for christopher columbus high school's prom, welcome to the jungle. in addition to the tiger, two macaws, a liam hemur and a fox on display. >> i was shocked. i didn't know what they were thinking. people say this tiger is fine, he's calm. no, he wasn't. >> reporter: with your gma "first look," victor october ken dough. a man assaulted two elderly men on mother's day in brooklyn. the suspect attacks without warning. it's hard to watch. the women both in their 70s 70s a good samaritan chased the man
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down and held him there until police arrived. >> he was here defending her, making sure she was all right. thank god he was here. >> the two women were treated at the hospital. they've been released. the suspect is expected to appear in court today and faces assault charges. the oakland community tried to take the sting out of a mother's day for a family of eight after their wife and mother died in a terrible car crash. >> christina davis was visiting relatives in florida in march when she lost her life, after traveling to florida for the funeral, the family didn't have enough family to return. the non-profit oakland public education fund helped with airfare to get the family home. >> eventually they're going to realize that mom is not there, but that's the least thing i can do is to try to gather the community together and support this family. >> we think ank every last pers that donated. even though we don't know you, it's going to a very good cause. we're going to make sure the
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kids get everything they need out of that. >> a gofundme page has raised more than $20,000 to support the griffin family in this time of need. 5:16 now. if you used a credit card in a chili's restaurant, the chain says a data incident affects purchases between march and april. they believe malware was used to gather credit card and debit card information as well as card holder names. the company hasn't revealed which restaurants were affected. they hired an outside security firm to investigate. airlines banning smart luggage from flights have put a company out of business. blue smart says it's no longer manufacturing or selling any products. it was known for its suitcases that charge your phone, have gps tracking and 3g capabilities. customers will not receive refunds. last year the faa warned airlines that the smart bag's
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lithium ion batteries are a major fire hazard. the warriors take on the rockets in game one of the western conference finals tonight. >> you may not know we have a bet with our sister station ktrk in houston. >> good morning. when our rockets win, here is the wager, you will be wearing all this cool rockets gear on the air. >> get ready. you better wear your red and grow a beard, reggie. because we have the beard. >> red will look great on you. >> we eat curry chicken for breakfast. >> that's right, reggie. >> i can't wear this hat because it will ruin my anchor hair. can we do four straight? why not. >> natasha -- >> grow a beard alexis. >> mike. >> rockets red glare is coming your way. >> let's go rockets, let's go rockets.
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>> i'm not going to grow a beard. i don't care what happens. i don't fear the beard. i don't fear james harden. way too itchy. >> so aggressive. >> we all look good in red, but we're not wearing that stuff. >> the best part of it all is we didn't offer to give them anything. >> i do think we have aave aav with strength in numbers t-shirts ready to go. we'll be mailing that to them so they can wear our blue and and >> was this something that happened afterwards. >> you each have to offer something. >> have you seen our video? it's pretty awesome. check it out. >> it's online. >> i think they posted it saturday. >> let's talk about weather. you're never more than seven
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minutes away. here is a look at san rafael. it's pretty cloudy out there but not too foggy. cool with slow sunshine. cloudy and cool tonight. rinse and repeat. the extended, man, if you live inland and get tired of those electric bills that kind of grow this time of year because you're having to run the air conditioner, that's not going to happen this week. here is a look at san francisco. 61 downtown. just about everybody else in the mid to upper 50s. 56 in daly city, south san francisco at about 61. let's jump to the east bay, what you're going to see and feel here is afternoon sunshine with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s, downtown about 65 degrees. in the peninsula, san mateo, about 63 degrees. brighter across the southern part. over the coast, pretty cloudy all day with temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. going into the south bay, this is where we get a little closer than average, upper 60s to low 70s. santa cruz about 66 today. as you get into the inland east bay neighborhoods, 74 in
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antioch. that's as parm as it gets. we get to the north bay, look how cool it's going to be. you'll have the fast of the winds. stuck in the mid to upper 60s. sausalito 62, ukiah 71. the break in the low to mid 50s. my accuweather forecast, temperatures cooler by wednesday, a slow rebound will bring us back to average by 17. she may not be able to grow a beard, but she can tell you what traffic is. >> yes, and i'm glad that is our situation here. unfortunately we have a big issue in oakland this morning. southbound 880 just before you get to oak street, still have the sig alert, still just one of those middle lanes getting by. this is a crash involving a semi and a sedan. yeah, that is taking up most of the roadway. 580 wide open, if you're heading eastbound there coming out of the maze, you definitely want to stick to that corridor instead of heading south on 880.
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we're down to two miles an hour. 66 miles an hour on 580. that's clearly the better way to go. mass transit, no issues there, ace 1 and 3 on time. the website working. gps issues resolved. no b.a.r.t. delays, 46 trains in service. no delays for capitol corridor. we hope all the moms in your life had a grate day yesterday. an agency in san francisco made sure one group of moms wasn't forgotten. abc 7 news was at the hamilton family center took care of the moms at the emergency homeless shelter. there was a brunch. they had music, gift bags and the moms received makeup and hairstyling sessions. >> this is special. people take time to remind us that we're somebody, regardless of where we're at, that we're special enough to take the time to do this. >> that's great. i hope they had a nice day. the hamilton family center provides shelter for about 300
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families. one man is being called a real life superhero for a lot of moms out there. >> this story is incredible. james harrison retired on friday. he sell pd save the babies of more than 2 million australian women. this 81-year-old earned the nickname the man with the golden arm. he has a precious antibody in his arm used to make a lifesaving dedication, anti d is given to mothers whose blood is at risk of killing their unborn babies. he donated blood over 1,100 times. in a statement he says he hopes it's a record that somebody else breaks. up next, the 7 things need to know before you go. >> a shark was watching this animal t
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that violent crime went up 18% in san francisco. in la, mayor antonio villaraigosa put more police on the streets and cut violent crime in half. california's police chiefs trust antonio for governor.
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heading out the door. here are the 7 things you need to know before you go. violent protests happening on the gaza strip. they've been happening all night long as the new u.s. embassy in neighboring israel is about to open up. there should be a ceremony there starting very soon in jerusalem. ivanka trump and husband jared kushner will be there. finals at sonoma state university will go on as planned today as police investigate a deadly stabbing on campus. a suspect has been arrested. officials say both the victim and the suspect are college-aged males. san francisco police may soon be helping b.a.r.t. officers crack down on drug users at the civic center station. the chronicle reports this video of drug users at the station prompted action. the golden state killer suspect is due in court today. a judge will decide whether his search and arrest warrants will be unsealed for the public. sig alert in oakland southbound 880 before oak street. we still have one lane getting
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by. this is due to a crash that happened about 4:30. crews are working on clearing that now. for the time being, use 580 for an alternate. today will be almost exactly alike. look at the temperatures, either the same or within two degrees of where we were yesterday. number seven, the warriors are ready for a texas showdown. game one of the west earns conference finals is tonight in houston. tip-off at 6:00. the sentence "a deer escaped from a shark" isn't one you hear often. >> a shark researcher spotted -- you see what that is, antlers, maybe a deer paddling several hundred yards from the coast. just 15 feet away a shark was closely monitoring the situation. the researcher says the deer was at greater risk of drowning than being attacked. just in case, the researcher maneuvered himself between the two and used his boat to safely steer that deer toward the
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shore. >> i didn't know they did that. >> swim home. >> just enjoying a little dip in the water. coming back with another 90 minutes of news including uber, lyft and other companies are making our streets
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violence overseas turning deadly as a controversial embassy opens up. members of president trump's family there right now. [ bleep ]. >> mayoral candidates are responding after a london breed supporter shouts racial slurs at jane kim. >> you can get your lands on the special edition warriors t-shirt.
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all you need is your arm. we'll explain. good morning, 5:30. it's monday, may 14th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here is meteorologist mike nicco. >> the may gray out there, look at the winds all pointing to the east, anywhere from 5 to 18 miles per hour. i overlayed the cloud cover. you can see, there it is. slow sunshine today in my accuweather 12-hour planner. we start off low to mid 50s. we only stay in the mid to upper 50s at the coast. around the bay and inland, mid 60s for lunch, mid to upper 60s at 4:00. jacket weather by 7:00, 59 to 61. more on this cool weather coming up. here is alexis with the commute. >> i want to head back to our traffic alert in oakland. i have a little new info, but not good info. all lanes stopped on southbound 880 just before oak street. crews working to clear a crash between the semi and the sedan.
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the sedan is out of there. that has cleared the scene. they're working on hooking up the big rig right now. sounds like it's hauling about 70,000 pounds of lumber. for the time being, stick to 580 because everyone else basically not moving, just two miles an hour approaching. i'll have an update and we'll check out the toll plaza at about 5:40. we weren't the only ones disturbed by a recent viral video of people shooting up and appearing to be passed out on the hallways of the civic center b.a.r.t. station. >> san francisco's mayor saw it, too and is demandng action. abc 7's matt keller live in downtown san francisco with the new proposal. >> reporter: good morning. legal experts wonder if more officers is the solution to a drug problem, but city officials are looking at that possibility. you've probably seen this video from april. it shows drug addicts
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mayor mark farrell held a meeting to come up with a plan of action. a distinct possibility b.a.r.t. riders may soon see san francisco police patrolling b.a.r.t. stations, calling the situation unacceptable. b.a.r.t. says they're about 30 officers short and would need help from the police officers if they want the civic center station patrolled. experts say the problem cannot be solved with more officers. they say most of the offenses result in a citation, not jail. rehabilitation programs are voluntary. at least one supervisor wants to users.fe injection sites for live in san francisco, matt keller, abc 7 news. developing news, finals for students at sonoma state university will go on as scheduled today as police investigate a fatal stabbing on campus. >> police have arrested a suspect. it happened just before 6:00 last night in the residential community of sof vin i don't know village. the suspected and victim are both described as males and
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college aged. school officials say they don't know at this point if they're students at sonoma state. the school will remain open and grief counselors will be on hand to help students cope with what happened. staying in sonoma county, a sheriff's deputy is recovering from injuries he suffered in a confrontation at a car wash. officers were called to the jolly washer yesterday morning of reports of an employee acting strange. investigators say the man pulled out a gun and shot at the deputies with a round of snake shot. the officer returned fire but didn't hit the, woulder. he was quickly arrested. the injured deputy was taken to the hospital and is in good condition. police in santa cruz are investigating a deadly shooting. they say a man from vacaville was shot and killed around 6:30 in a, paing lot at 2nd and cliff streets. two people involved in the crime, a juvenile and an add zult were identified. anyone with information is asked
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to call santa cruz police. look at these brand new images coming in. these are live images coming from from jerusalem where the new u.s. embassy will open its doors today. president trump will address the ceremony by video. but his daughter, ivanka trump and son-in-law and adviser jared kushner are already there. they're getting there this morning. the entire process, the ceremony you're seeing there that's about to get under way has infuriated palestinians. the turmoil overnight we've been watching, look at these deadly protests. dozens already dead, hundreds more injured. and the protests have symbolic timing. today the 70th anniversary i of israel's independence. the israeli military has reinforced troops and police in the west bank and gaza strip. we anticipate a lot more violence throughout the day. i'm watching things closely at the live desk. back to you. >> jessica, thank you. there are three weeks until
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san franciscans head to the poll to vote for the new mayor. >> over the weekend the race took an ugly turn when someone yelled racial slurs at a candidate. >> [ bleep ]. >> this cell phone video was taken saturday at the origin club in fillmore street in london breed's a non-profit called new community leadership foundation says it called for a peaceful gathering to voice concerns about leno and kim and the agitators are not members involved in their rally. organizers reached out to kim about the incident. >> while ethnic-based slurs are never okay, we also have to acknowledge that there has been a divide. >> i don't tolerate racism of any kind. people that support me, that support other candidates that unfortunately things like this have happened throughout the
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campaign trail. >> breed was not involved in the rally. she says she does not know the agitators. happening today, the man accused of being the golden state killer will be back in court as lawyers battle over sealed records that led to his arrest. a judge is considering whether to make search and arrest warrants for joseph deangelo public. those documents could provide more details about the dna techniques used to identify him as a suspect. judge to hold off on making a decision until she reviews more documents. prosecutors say a different judge, the one who issued the warrants should decide. deangelo is accused of at least 12 murders and 50 rapes. flags are flying at half staff at san francisco city hall following the unexpected death of former police commission president julius turman. he had just resigned earlier this month. he didn't reveal a reason for stepping down. turman spent seven years of the civilian oversight panel. family and friends have not revealed how turman died. the examiner reports police
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chief bill scott praised him saying he was a compassionate man who cared deeply about the department. turman was 52. tess lar facing more questions after another crash involving one of its cars. police in utah are trying to figure out if the at toe pilot feature was on. no serious injuries in friday night's crash. you may remember in march an apple engineer died after his model x hit a freeway barrier in mountain view. that auto pilot was engaged. last week two teenagers died after a model s hit a wall in florida and burst into flames. investigators are looking at the ligt i don't know ion batteries from the tesla. the i-team's dan noyes has exclusive reports about the tesla crashes on click on sections and then i-team. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's start in our inland east bay neighborhoods where we go from antioch at 51. concord at 55 degrees. you can see temperatures everywhere pretty much mirror
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that. we have 50 in pacifica and a little cooler as you head down towards los gatos. a temperature of 46 there. a look at san jose at 87. a cloudy morning, in fact, ac probably not likely you'll need it today with the temperatures below average. no signs of summer. mass transit will become cool this morning, cool to mild this afternoon. if you're going to be on a ferry, especially north of the bay bridge, small craft advisory. winds out of the west gusting 30 to 35 miles per hour. starting at 2:00 this afternoon to 10:00 this evening. the entire area you see shaded in yellow. let's talk temperatures. we'll go every hour if we can, or every other hour. still mainly cloudy. clouds hanging on at 10:00. locked in the 50s. we break into the low 60s by noon, mid 60s this afternoon. but back into the upper 50s by about 8:00. let's take a look up in the north bay where we've got a lot of cloud cover, almost as stubborn as it was yesterday.
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we start out at 53, we get up to 56, a few clouds linger along the coast and coastal valleys. at noon 62. ready for mid 60s in the afternoon hours, down to 55 degrees at 8:00. weatherwise it's cooler than average. it's pretty steady. i had a good commute. you say things went downhill really quickly. >> you were driving at 2:45, 2:30. things are usually okay then. now, not so much. a big sig alert in oakland. a little bit of improvement in the last few minutes, southbound 880 before you get to oak street, we had all lanes stopped last time we checked in. this was a crash involving a semi hauling lumber. they were saying hauling about 70,000 pounds. the sedan that was involved has been cleared. they also opened up the three right lanes. we do have the two left lanes blocked approaching the scene. semi not gone yet. no estimate on when that will reopen. eastbound 580 is wide open. we don't have any issues there.
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you certainly want to consider using that. westbound 80 before cutting boulevard, we have another crash blocking the far left lane. that one involving two vehicles and then once you make it to the bay bridge toll plaza, those metering lights have been turned on. that happened around 5:27 this morning. we'll take a look at drive times in about ten minutes. what's being credited now for a decline in dui arrests in california. we're learning more about how y ♪ ♪ legendary jockey víctor espinoza is insatiable when it comes to competing. ♪ ♪ so is his horse. ♪ ♪ when it comes to snacking. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ that's why he uses the chase mobile app,
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let's take a look at what's going on around the state. 90 in palm springs, the outlier. 77 in sacramento. temperatures mid to upper 60s around san diego. they're not the only ones, we're not the only ones dealing with cooler-than-average temperatures. the area in green is where we have a better chance of thunderstorms. tahoe is pretty quiet this morning. about 11:00, when you get the heating of the day going, look at the showers and thunderstorms with the heaviest rain falling wednesday. still a chance all the way through saturday. >> really interesting story about ride sharing companies like uber and lyft, being credited for a decline in dui arrests. a study out of uc davis found 2400 fewer arrests two years after ride sharing started. the mercury news reports san
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jose police have seen a huge increase in lyft and uber drivers coming through dui checkpoints. san jose saw a 28% decrease in dui arrests. in san francisco, a 14% decline. a brazen attack in colorado. police in grand junction say a 5-year-old girl was bitten and nearly dragged into the woods by a black bear. they say the child went outside early sunday morning because she thought she heard a dog. her mother heard screaming and saw the black bear dragging her daughter. she yelled and the bear let the girl go. authorities are still searching for the bear and the girl is recovering at the hospital. a change coming to sfo if you're heading there in the next few weeks. the air tran light rail system will shut down from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. crews are starting work at a new station to link the train system to the grand hyatt hotel set to open next summer. the overnight air train closures are supposed to happen until
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june 15th. the airport will provide bus service to take you between terminals and the rental car center. 5:45. great news for giants fans. madison bumgarner is expected to throw in the bullpen as he recovers from a broken finger. he hasn't pitched since late march. if it goes well he will face hitters and practice in another week. he could return for the giants by memorial day. 5:45. happening tonight, get ready for a texas showdown. >> series match-p tween the warriors and the rockets begins in houston. it is the start of the western conference finals. the team arrived in houston yesterday. for the first time in steve kerr's postseason coaching career the warriors will not have home court advantage. golden state is looking to reach the nba finals for the fourth straight year. tip-off is at 6:00 tonight. if you want a special warriors t shirt, we know where you can get one. you'll have to give some blood though. a thank you from the blood
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centers of the pacific, they'll give one of two shirts to those who donate on game days during the conference finals. those shirts will be at the six donation centers and the mobile blood drive. you can explore a new view of san francisco from above starting this summer. >> we've been watching them build this over the past few months. the chronicle reports a gondola between the sales force tower and the rooftop garden is almost finished. sales force will operate the tram which will carry up to 20 passengers at a time and you get up there for free. the transit hub won't fully open until the summer. the gondola remains closed for now. it will operate whenever the rooftop garden is open. >> it looks modern and beautiful. >> all glass. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. it will be nice when the weather is good. >> just not right now. kind of gray. >> might get lost in the gray weather the next couple mornings. yeah, it will be absolutely gorgeous views when we get those clear days in san francisco. let's talk about what's going on
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with the accuweather forecast. we'll start in sfo where we have cloud kwofr this morning. we'll keep an eye on that and see if there's going to be any delays today. if you step away from the tv, you know where to find me,@mikenicco, abc 7. morning may gray with a brighter afternoon. a lot like yesterday. watching for drizzle the next couple mornings as we get cooler than today and yesterday. that means low to average highs all week. a warming trend for the weekend. let's follow the cloud cover. you can see by noon, it's still very active on the coast, coastal valleys and east bay. it's going to remain that way all the way through 4:00. after 4:00 you can already see the east for another gray night ahead of us. temperatures, look at this in the south bay, mid to upper 60s until you get into the heart of the bay. then you have low 70s. mid to upper 60s on the peninsula today until you get to
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millbrae at 62. start heading into the sboi, mountain view at about 70. mid to upper 50s along the coast today with cloud cover. breezes will taper a little bit compared to yesterday. low 60s for downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. north bay valleys will be breezy. that's the same temperature we'll have along the east bayshore. low to mid 70s in our inland neighborhoods. look at these temperatures tonight, low to mid 50s once again. morgan hill, lakeport and it looks like around santa rosa, 49 degrees. tomorrow we drop a couple degrees, even more wednesday as we have drizzle in the morning. there you can see the slow warming trend. temperatures back to average by sunday. here is alexis. >> back to our traffic alert, sky 7 on the way to the scene in oakland where we have that sig alert involving a semi and sedan on southbound 880. they just passed oracle and the coliseum not too long ago. as you can see, we're okay on the northbound side. southbound south of the crash,
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that's a different story as you leave the maze. we'll check in with them again shortly. looks like they're just coming into the area. i can show you what it looks like on our traffic maps. since about 4:30 this morning, we have three lanes back open. the right side is open. the two left lanes are closed. you can still use 580 for an alternate. that is looking much, much better. drive times looking okay. westbound 580, richmond-san rafael bridge, six minutes. about 19 across the san mateo bridge. we're hearing about a disabled vehicle along the midspan. westbound 84 at dumbarton bridge, you're in the green at ten minutes. i'm told sky 7 making it to the scene, here is our sig alert on southbound 880 in oakland. there you go. it looks like they do have that the big rig hooked up to the tow. that's hauling about 70,000 pounds of lumber. it's been quite the ordeal, getting that hooked up. two lanes blocked, three lanes are open, pretty significant
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back live to sky 7 over the scene of a sig alert in oakland, southbound 880. this is right around broadway. we just watched them tow away the big rig involved in the crash around 4:30. as of now, the two left lanes
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are blocked, looks like they're closer to totally clearing the scene. a few response vehicles are starting to leave. the flares are still up and we have a significant backup on 880. that crash scene just past broadway. we'll talk more about that, see if it's clear and check out alternates in a few minutes. giants are back in town. let's look at the forecast. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. it's going to be cool. 58 at 7:15, dropping down to 56 and breezy. don't forget, you get a special limited edition giants-themed book bag if you bought one of the educator appreciation special event tickets. a mishap on the tarmac in turkey. the wing of an asiana airlines jet ripped the tail off o turkish airlines jet. investigators say the turkish jet was in the wrong place, it was sticking out into the active taxiway when the asiana plane
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passed by. both airbus jets needed to be evacuated. nobody got hurt. tens of thousands of coffee cans are being recalled because they pose an injury hazard. >> the consumer product safety commission recalled 65,000 cans of illy coffee. the lid can detach suddenly if it's missing the air valve on the bottom. no injuries have been reported and we do have a link on our website at with more information. more bad luck for casino mogul steve wynn paintings. he planned to sell it but christie's pulled it after it got damaged. they won't say how the $70 million artwork was damaged. in 2006 wynn accidentally hit another picasso painting with his elbow leaving a hole in it. it had to be restored and it did eventually sell for $155 million. i want to take you back live to sky 7 over the scene of our
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major traffic headache here this morning in oakland. this is southbound 880, not too far from broadway, between oak street and broadway. i want to see if they have all lanes cleared now. it actually looks like we are fully back open. we have the roadway fully blocked for a short time today, then three lanes down and we've been operating with a couple lanes blocked here for about 45 minutes. looks lik we are clear, we watched them haul the big rig away. now we're looking at a pretty hefty backup as you leave the maze. it's about two miles in length, but about 45 minutes timewise. if you are just coming eastbound out of the maze, you definitely want to take 580 instead. we'll take a look at this. hopefully it will thin out quickly. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco for a look at the forecast. hi, everybody. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. no fog. all the cloud cover is above here. what it's going to do is keep signs of summer heat away. from two degrees to ten degrees below average with highs in the
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60s. in the evening, if you're going to be out and about, the winds will pick up during the evening hours. taper a little bit except in the usual windy areas. they'll pick up again tomorrow. this pattern is going to continue every night. that's why we're going to wake up cloudy with a chance of drizzle all the way through about saturday. >> mike, thank you. >> apple ceo tim cook is challenging graduate students to be fearless in fighting injustice and inequality. >> he gave a commencement speech at duke university yesterday. cook got a business degree from the school in 1988. he acknowledged significant social and political issues like climate change, gun violence and the me too movement. in a nod to apple's founder seve jobs, cook challenged students to think different. >> from him i learned to never be content with the way that things are. i believe this mindset comes naturally to young people and you should never let go of this
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>> we'll start with alexis smith. what's going on in oakland? >> we are starting to look a lot better. i want to take you live to sky 7. they're looking at the backup from an earlier sig alert. we had a significant crash at about 4:30 this morning involving a semi and sedan. that semi was hauling a lot of lumber. they had to call in a special tow truck to the scene. this is the 880 and 980 interchange in oakland, the southbound side. folks heading east from the bay bridge or coming from the berkeley area, looking at heavy volumes. i did check speeds on a few maps here. that's looking like it's five to ten miles per hour. this is starting to unwind. all lanesre back open as of about ten minutes ago. things are


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