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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. we have not forgotten them. thousands gather at san francisco to honor fallen veterans on this memorial days, and volunteers pay tribute in a special way to those we have lost. thank you for joining us today. i'm reggie o'kea. people spent the holiday remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice. cornell? >> reporter: a gorgeous day here for this memorial day celebration, which just about to start. this ceremony started 150 years ago here a cetery.
thousands never miss it each year. now, just a couple hours ago, volunteers were busy with flowers paying tribute to all veterans laid to rest. volunteers started early with red roses, paying tribute to so many of the fallen laid to rest at the national cemetery. >> we're going to drop 26425 roses over the next few hours to cover every headstone. >> reporter: employees organized the event inspired by similar gestures at arlington national cemetery, inviting anyone to take part. he and his son wanted to spend the day here in this place of peace and honor. >> it's the ultimate sacrifice, and it's, you know, it's just very hum bling to be out here in a place like this, so we just wanted toom c esomething. >> reporter: for wynona, it's navy, my husband is active duty
navy. >> reporter: others read the name of each grave marker, each veteran, before places a rose. >> each of a gravestone 12 a person going back to the 1800s. all the people who made sacrifices. it's not insignificant. >> reporter: we're back live where this memorial day ceremony is about to get underway. i have to tell you, volunteers started at 8:00 this morning. they were done, believe it or not, by 10:00 a.m. today. it's the first year this rose distribution has happened. many volunteers say it's not the last. we're live at the presido, abc 7 news. >> a nice gesture, thank you. president trump marked his second memorial day as commander in chiefly bying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. president trump stood by general joseph dunford, and the defense secretary. before the ceremony, he tweeted, those who died for our great
country would be happy and proud of how well our country is doing today. he was then criticized for his self-congratulatory tone. others tweeted, this day of all days of the year should not be about any one of us. every year families and volunteers head to arling fon where more than 420,000 veterans and relatives are buried, placing flags at each headstone, and it's centered in place in a specific spot one foot in front of the headstone and all flags are removed before the cemetery opens again to the public. we posted a list of memorial day commemorations in the bay area at abc 7news.com and our abc 7 news app. new this morning, eight people including a child were inside a van that plunged 150 feet into the canal. this happened around 6:00 a.m. northbound i-680 near the 580 merger. you see from the video just how
far that white toyota careened off the roadway and into the water. emergency crews said everyone inside the vehicle was able to get out just fine and injuries were reported. investigators have not released details on what may have caused that crash. north bay investigators are trying to find the cause of a deadly plane crash that went down yesterday morning. it was a vaned rv 6, amateur built custom manufactured plane. people golfing near the airport knew immediately something was wrong. >> finally just sounded like it stalled completely and spired down, and on to the roadway. >> played with a couple fire fighters, and they rushed over. i did not go over there, and they come back and just said, they're dead. >> a man and woman were on the m plane and died. they believed the plane took off and attempted to return to the airport. going to turn now to what is
the unofficial start of summer, and it feels like it's the real thing. so, mike, i'm seeing a beautiful shot from santa cruz that looks pretty nice. >> nice everywhere today. a little more taxing in some places than others. hi, everybody. you see from the camera here, no clouds, even out towards the coast. let's talk about the temperatures. they are already up to 12 degrees miles an hourer than this time yesterday. that puts some of the neighborhoods already in the mid to upper 80s in our east bay valleys. 80 in los gatos, comfortable in san francisco and oakland, upper 60s there, and half moon bay at 61 degrees. events to enjoy today, we got the san ramone art and wind festival that just started. temperatures near the 80s there, and could touch lowth 0 90s at 10:00. 81 at 6:00. find some shade. we're some sunscreen and stay hydrated. take on the a's, a day game, and
now, 78 at 1:05 and 79, under total sun, if you are standing or silting, it feels 10-15 degrees warmer there. be care this there. the warming trend is lasting a couple more days. that's in a few. game seven of the western conference finals takes place tonight in houston, and in the last hour, we got an update from warriors head coach steve kerr. it was expected news. andre is missing game seven as well as games four, five, and six, suffering from a lateral leg contusion. he suffered that injury banging knees with houston rockets' guard james harden in game three. it is all on the line tonight for the warriors. thousands expected to cheer on the team in a watch party at oracle arena where abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is. hi, amy. >> reporter: good morning, reggie. there's already an energy here this morning. the warriors are not here, but we are learning their fans still
want to be. even tourists from overseas have warriors fever. these visitors from poland were first inside the warriors store this morning to grab some blue and gold souvenirs. >> it is the best team in nba the last few years, yeah? so that's why we are here. >> reporter: the warriors are not here. players boarded the plane yesterday for houston to play game seven. the fans still want to be here at the home of the warriors, so team officials set up a watch party here. a fan was here first thing this morning looking for a ticket. she'd rather be here than at home because of the party-like atmosphere. >> i'm from oakland, and i love the warriors, and, yeah, i want to watch -- i want to see us get another parade. >> reporter: the a's have a day game next door today. their fans are realizing they could walk from their game to the watch party and make it a complete oakland sports day. >> i'm going to try to get to the watch party. i don't have a ticket, though. here for the a's first. warriors second.
of course, warriors are always on our mind. >> reporter: do you think they'll do it? >> absolutely. absolutely. they have to do it. >> reporter: i just checked. tickets are still available to the watch party for tonight. they are $20, and $10 to park. we have provided a link on our website. go to abc7news.com to take you here you need to be to get a fans. live in oaklands, abc 7 news. >> a a a fun double-header, i think, amy, thank you. >> live coverage of game seven tonight on abc 7 sports reporter is on the road with the warriors in houston. catch her reports at abc7 news at 4:00 p.m. and watch any time on the abc 7 news app. don't forget abc 7 is the only place you can watch the nba finals presented by youtube tv. game one coverage starts thursday 5:30 between the cavaliers and hopefully us. i guess there's a responsibility the roberts could play, but let's say us. >> a teacher called a hero.
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in north korea to plan a new summit. >> reporter: president trump projecting confidence there's a sit-down with the north korean leader in a little more than two weeks. this, after calling off the summit just last week, amid threats on both sides of nuclear war. >> i have decided to terminate the plan summit in singapore on june 12th. >> reporter: now the president announcing a u.s. delegation has crossed the border into north korea to try to salvage the meeting, a second u.s. allegation taking on for singapore sunday with a mission to set the stage for the historic peace summit. trump tweeting, i truly believe north korea has brilliant potential with a great economic and financial nation one day. kim jong un agrees with me on this. it will happen. over the weekend, a surprise meeting between the leaders of north and south korea where they were photographed embracing. >> we're looking at june 12th in singapore. that's not changed. >> reporter: north korea last week claiming to blow up a nuclear test facility, all this
before a group of foreign journalists as a show of good faith. many skeptical that the summit results in real change in north korea. >> i remain convinced he does not want to denuclearize and, in fact, will not denuclearize. >> reporter: president trump said the goal is to denuclearize the peninsula, but the only way kim will do this is guaranteed survival of his regime. abc news, the white house. former president george hw bush is in the hospital in maine this morning for low blood pressure and fatigue. the 93-year-old is likely to spend the next few days recovering, according to a spokesperson. he spent 13 days in a houston hospital for an infection last month shortly after his wife's funeral. mr. bush's spokesperson says the former president is alert. in fact, on saturday, he visited veterans at a breakfast. the indiana science teacher shot while tackling the shooter at the school is thanking community for support. he threw a basketball at the
shooter friday at noblesville west middle school and ran towards the gunfire to tackle the suspect. this morning, he explained what was going through his mind. >> my actions on that day, in my mind were the only acceptable actions i could have done given the circumstances. i deeply care for my students and their well being, and so i did what i did that day. >> amazing guy. he thanked the hospital, community, and students at the school. one student set up a go fund me account for him raising more than $66,000. and this is incredible. look at this. a migrant from mali living in france is called a hero. you see that he's scaling up an apartment building to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth floor balcony. he's 22 years old sprang into action seeing the child was in danger. you can see he lifts his whole body bank balcony to balcony and
grabs the child. >> translator: yelling, cars honking, i got out, and i saw the child who was about to fall from the balcony. i like children, so i would hate to see him get hurt in front of me. i ran, and i thought of ways to save him, and thank god i scaled the front of the building to that balcony. >> so impressive. that french president macron met him today at the presidential palace and granted him citizenship. the french media reported the father of the small child was detained for alleged rental neglect. rushing into harm's way to save people from a wall of water. the search is on for the first responder now missing after that massive flooding. it's video that's sparking intense online reaction. a police officer caught punching a 20-year-old woman at the head at the beach. heifer actions he says caused this encounter.
before you go outside, think about this, it's 10-25 degrees warmer than it was just two days ago. that's not enough time for your body to adapt, so, remember, drink plenty of water today, wear light and loose fitting clothing and light colored clothing, and look before you lock. don't leave kids or pets inside car. frequent
marshall tuck will change that. in california, 3 million kids can't read at grade level. tuck turned around struggling schools, raising graduation rates over 60%. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck. baltimore area hardly believe what we're seeing in this community. it's a flash flood that took place over the weekend. authorities are still looking right now for a man who is missing. edison herman served in the
national guard and swept away last night trying to help rescue people from the flooding. abc's david curly has the latest on the cleanup and the search. >> reporter: just outside a baltimore, maryland, a historic community of the city was engulfed by flood waters, main street hit by 8 inches of rain, much in an intense three hours, and the streets turned into rivers. >> flooded with water. water was coming in through the walls. >> reporter: people trapped in buildings, climbing to higher floors to await help, and now one person is reported missing. >> that person, we've been told, seen at 5:20 p.m. that's the only person we're aware of that is missing, not aware of fatalities, doing whatever we can to locate the person today. >> reporter: howard county executive toured the damage in the area, which was just being rebuilt after a devastating flood just two years ago. >> my heart's broken. when i walk through the town and
see it, frankly, wathan it was july of 2016. damage is worse. hard to believe, but it's worse. >> reporter: states of emergency is florida and mississippi and alabama as the first named storm of the hurricane season, alberto, is expected to land today. the storm is expected to clock in winds of 65 miles per hour, florida's panhandle may bear the brunt of it. in maryland, a state of emergency, officials saying now the priority is finding the missing man and assessing the condition of buildings. abc news, maryland. you know, one of the neat things we do with live doppler 7 is estimate how much rain fell over a certain area. this is what we have in bu baltimore. this is the bull's eye in the suburb of baltimore. east, you see more than 10.5 inches, and it has nowhere to go. that's why they have the
flooding. now, let's talk about alberto. it's spinning in the florida panhandle throwing some moisture up towards that area, eventually, it gets there, but it's not going to get heavy, thankfully, but it's not going to take much to cause flooding out of everything saturated, watching that in the entire southeast for more flooding. that's the big story from alberto. not the winds. here's what's going on at home. hazy sun from sutro tower. warmest day this year for our inland valleys issue especially the east bay, where we have not hit 90 yet at any of the official reporting stations, which is technically concord and livermore. tonight, coastal clouds coming back, signifying a cooling trend, working from the coast. pier 39 looks gorgeous this morning. and our temperatures will run today anywhere from 9-12 degrees above average. starting to think 74 in san francisco may be just a couple degrees too cool. here's what's going on in santa
cruz. getting busier by the moment. refreshing with all that sun and that ride trying to kick me in the behind. you can burn in 25 minutes today. mid to upper 80s in the south bay, mid-80s on the peninsula. 70s on the coast and mid-70s downtown and san francisco. 85 to nearly 95 in the north bay valleys. up to cloverdale 95 there. 85 in freemont. inland, near 90 to 93 degrees. at the golden gate, enjoy the sun and light winds there. walking across it, here's a look at the 12-hour planner. you can see we jump even at 4:00 into the 90 degree range, 70 at the coast. we'll be back into cooler territory with the sun going
down at 8:00, so 50s and 60s midnight, and you see clouds return to the coast. low 50s while the rest of us deal with warmest low temperatures this week. mid-50s to low 60s. my accuweather 7-day forecast, and what you see here is still hot inland tomorrow, but down wednesday, 50s and 60s, a touch of fall and drizzle thursday, but warm next weekend, but not as warm as it is today. >> time until someone complains on twitter it's too hot in three, two, one. no, i have not really written it yet. no, looks great, mike, thank you. >> enjoy. >> okay. have you seen this video on social media? nothing enjoyble about this. it's crazy. it a new jersey police officer punching a woman on a beach. it all started apparently when the officer asked the woman who was 20 years old if she was drinking. the officers say things escalated when the woman failed
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