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$500,000 worth of valuables from an suv. i'm amanda del castillo in san jose where a crash between a bus and suv starts a fire. why students who are back to school here are getting a new student i.d. card with a suicide prevention hotline on it. "abc7 news" starts right now. now from abc 7, live, breaking news. >> and that breaking news out of southern california. you're looking live at a procession from a hospital in moreno valley in richerside county. >> we are getting ready to escort a chp officer shot and killed tonight. >> this was a gun bat that will happened off the 215 freeway where officers say a driver opened fire during a traffic stop. officers returned fire. >> drivers found themselves dodging bullets. at least one car was hit by gunfire and someone in another
car was injured by shards of glass. >> investigators are working to determine what led up to this shooting. it was just a wild scene. family members identified the suspected gunman as aaron luther, a father of two. and a wildfire in mendocino county led to evacuations. the muth fire is 85 acres and 25% contained. people are reporting smelling it in cloverdale in sonoma county. hawthorne is about 45 miles from santa rosa. no reports of injuries or buildings burned. here's meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at the current conditions. sandhya? >> let me show you why that smoke may have been drifting southward. it's the winds in the upper layers of the atmosphere coming in from the north. that may have been pushing the smell of that smoke into the sonoma county area. temperature right now, 67 degrees, so it is cooler. humidity has come up and the winds areot anhofully fireghan a
handle on this. but the heat will be building over the next couple of days with triple digits going into wednesday and thursday. on thetriple digits, you'll feel the heat tomorrow. 99 in concord tomorrow. 94 in gilroy and santa rosa. find out when this hot spell is going to break coming up. >> hopefully soon. thanks, sandhya. download the "abc7 news" app to get alerts about the dangerously hot weather where you live. our app lets you customize the forecast and allow push alerts for weather and news updates. new details tonight. baseball star and sports announcer alex rodriguez is the latest car break-in victim in san francisco. >> police were called to 4th and brannon street where a thief made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of valuables. >> kate larson has the latest. >> we are the ones on vacation. this place is beautiful, the weather perfect.
>> reporter: hours later, his vacation turned ugly. sources say someone stole $500,000 worth of jewelry, camera gear, and bags out of this such. espn says some of the valuables belonged to rodriguez who was in san francisco to broadcast the giants/phillies game. espn rented the nissan suv for their production crew, and says the break-in happened while the crew was having dinner a of the game. the founder of big night restaurant group told me that rodriguez and the crew were hitting at a restaurant when the suv was broken into while parked across the street. >> i had my window broken three times. >> reporter: police never came to investigate his car break-ins. >> when it comes to robberies, like everything here is neglected. there's just not enough resources to deal with everyone's lost phone. >> reporter: accord toing to police, a car is broken into
every 23 minutes in san francisco. >> i probably could never leave $500,000 worth of stuff in my car in san francisco. i pretty much leave maybe a water bottle. i was nervous when i left my yeti in there. >> reporter: rodriguez put out a statement saying i am saddened that several items were taken. i'm encouraged that local law enforcement has security footage of the crime and are doing all they can to get the items back. as you can see, there are cameras in the area, but a police officer and the owner of ifth restaurant tell me they're still trying to access footage of the crime. kate larson, "abc7 news." >> that one break-in every 23 minutes that kate mentioned sounds high, but it's prop from 2017 when there was a break-in happening every 17 minutes. a year later, it was down to every 21 minutes. a crash involving a bta bus and suv brought down power lines and started a massive fire on
king road and cunningham avenue just before 2:00 p.m. amanda del castillo is live with the latest developments. amanda? >> reporter: ama, traffic at the intersection of king road and cunningham avenue opened up just about 30 minutes ago. the crash happened just before 2:00 this afternoon. across the street from firestation 16. so the response was quick, but crews have remained on scene and detours have been in place since it happened. you can see the chaos clearly. billowing black smoke and flames coming from the crash scene at king road and cunningham avenue. >> it looked like hell to me. >> reporter: she arrived moments after the suv crashed into the line 22 bus. across the street, firestation 16. the captain says those on duty heard the collision, lost power and forced to manually open doors to access the scene. downed powerlines add d the challenge. >> i see nothing but black
smoke. when i came over here, i seen a lot of fire and smoke and water. >> reporter: san jose fire says 11 people were evacuated from the bus. the driver of the suv also escaped. all involved were treated on scene and released. the crash caused 5800 pg&e customers to be without power. traffic detours were in place to keep drivers from dangerous downed wires. >> just trying to figure out how to get here was a struggle. >> reporter: kent young has lived here his whole life. >> i've seen someone get hit by a car crossing the street on this intersection here. i've seen cars turn the corner and a bunch of hit and runs. >> reporter: he says while the crash is no surprise, safety continues to be a concern. >> i don't know why, but this intersection is pretty bad. >> reporter: three buslines were rerouted because of the crash, including line 22. 70 and 77.
i'm amanda del castillo, "abc7 news." >> amanda, thank you. how was jailed millionaire jeffrey epstein able to kill himself just days after a failed suicide attempt? maggie rulli has details on the latest investigation involving epstein. this one into his death. >> reporter: abc news capturing the moment the fbi and nypd raid jeffrey epstein's private island in the caribbean. a task force from the southern district of new york, the same group that arrested epstein, is searching for new evidence as questions into his suicide continue to grow. >> we are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation. >> reporter: u.s. attorney general william barr says he's appalled by the failure of the jail staff. abc news learning guards at the correctional center broke protocol but not checking on him every 30 minutes. and epstein was taken off suicide watch six days after
being found unresponsive with marks on his neck. he was awaiting trial for sex trafficking minors and conspiracy, facing the rest of his life in prison if convicted. some of his accusers feel cheated. >> i really wanted justice. i really wanted him to take up for what he did and to be put in jail or prison. >> reporter: but the attorney general promises that epstein's death will not be the end of the investigation. >> let me assure you that this case will continue on against anyone who was complicit with epstein. any co-conspirators should not rest easy. the victims deserve justice and they will get it. >> reporter: sources say monday's raid was aimed at finding evidence that could connect epstein's inner circle. maggie ruly, abc news, new york. it's back tochool time and and high school student's i.d. card. san jose's mayor is getting aggressive about gun violence.
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i'm drew tuma. the meteor shower is happening right now and is one of the best all year, because of the number you can see per hour, more than a dozen stream across our sky in 60 minutes move away from bright lights as you go outside. lay your eyes to the darkness. and the most active time for our sky, after midnight tonight through 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning. look towards the eastern horizon where you'll see the action. if you want to learn more, we have a host of articles on abc7news.com where you can get your fill on everything in the night sky tonight. also happeni muni has shut down subway service so repairs can be made
to the system. starting at 9:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. buss are replacing the train lines affected with the main stops between embarcadero and brannon street as well as st. francis circle. students across the state will see a change on their school i.d. cards this year, in an effort to strip the stigma of mental health. our reporter is in pleasanton with reaction from parts and students. >> i think it's great. >> it's a really good thing. >> it's a great idea. >> reporter: that idea is about addressing a serious issue. suicide among youth. as part of a new california law start thing school year, student i.d.s for teens in grades 7 through 12 and for college tumts must have suicide information on the back. >> i think any opportunity for somebody to have a number to be able to call out to, reach out
to and be available i think is fantastic. >> reporter: every school district's i.d. cards are going to look different. but each have the same mission. the i.d. cards have four numbers, including the national suicide prevention hotline. the reason behind this new law, the alarmingly high suicide rate among youth. according to new research for the journal of the american medical association, more than 5,000 men and more than 1200 women between the ages of 15 and 24 died by suicide in the u.s. in 2017. a record high. some experts say shows like "13 reasons why" that tells the story of a teen who takes her own life have added to the problem. >> almost no one talks about it. there's a lot of people that have depression out there who need help who don't get it. >> reporter: simone's law believes this new law will make it harder to ignore. >> it's showing our society talks open about these things now.
>> now, if you or someone you love is struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can take action and find your ally at abc7news.com/takeaction. we have links to resources on suicide and other issues like domestic violence, bullying, and school safety. gun owners in one south bay city may need liability insurance under a new proposal announced today. the mayor said he wants a law to require liability insurance on guns. he also wants a tax on gun and ammunition sales to fund gun safety classes and gun violence prevention programs. >> this proposal is not about stopping gun violence tomorrow. sit about ensuring the public no longer pays for the cost of gun violence. >> if it's approved by the city council, san jose would be the first city in the nation to require gun liability coverage. the latest staff member at the contra costa county district attorney's office doesn't really know anything about the law, but
he was born for the job. >> the 2-year-old black lab was bread to work in courtrooms and other high stress settings. he responds to 40 commands with several in spanish. >> he will help victims of crime during all aspects of the case. >> very regal. we're heating up bigtime. >> triple digits coming soon. meteorologist sandhya patel is here. sandhya? >> we were flirting with triple digits today. we'll get there tomorrow and the next two days. i want to show you what you can expect the next three days, a risk of heat illnesses inland. so take it easy. declining air quality and elevated fire danger. it's that time of year when everything is dry and when you will add the heat to it, it doesn't help with the low humidity. so the hour by hour forecast, here's a sampling. watt n walnut creek, a good 30 degree
warmup. 2:00 pvm p.m., 93 degrees. so stay hydrated and cool. here's a look at your air quality forecast for your tuesday. moderate air quality for your north bay. poor for the inland east bay. this is why a spare the air alert has been issued. a little bit of fog near the coast. not expecting widespread fog. that's part of the reason why the warming trend will continue. temperatures in the 60s and 70s, unless you're in half moon bay. look at the stunning bay, we're looking at the golden gate bridge tonight. patchy fog, a mild morning ahead. warming trend continues tomorrow. expecting triple digits inland. here's the hour by hour planner. 7:00, we'll have limited fog tomorrow. temperatures 50s, 60s, warms quickly at noontime. by 4:00 p.m., talking about 100s. for the hottest inland valleys, not cooling much in the evening. back-to-school time.
palo alto school district goes back. bright, sunny, 66 degrees. i think the kids will need sun screen. mid 80s by 3:00 p.m. 65 at 8:00 a.m. to 95 by 3:00 p.m. temperatures anywhere from the low 50s to mid 60s in the morning. mildest readings inland under clear skies and tomorrow afternoon, heating up in the south bay. 94 in gilroy. 90 in san jose. 835 in palo alto. 84 in san mateo. ll ld, ts to low breeze. 69 in daley city. north bay temperatures, 94 in santa rosa. 88 in san rafell. 86 fremont. 81 in oakland. inland, 100 fairfield. 98 in livermore. 99 in concord. accuweather seven-day forecast, it heats up inland.
triple digits the next three days. 104, 106, that's well above average. low 70s at the coast. and then heat moderates by friday. noticeably cooler and time for your weekend plans. i think by then, we'll ready. >> oh, yeah. i think by wednesday we'll be ready. thanks, sandhya, very much. not your typical break-in. what busted through this wall during an escape from police? and tomorrow on "good morning america" the cast of broadway's iggerstps juicy cen spicy chicken strips combo. th crunchy batr.e em up with hot sauce or cool them down with buttermilk ranch.
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joining his teammates. klay thompson is recovering from knee surgery, but the warriors will be on national tv 30 times next season. the schedule was released today. the warriors will open a 2019-20 season in san francisco, against the clippers. five of those games will be shown on abc 7. your christmas day present is the beard and the rockets at chase. lebron james and the lakers come to town february 8th. march 7th encounterwiththe 76ers. a couple of road games. march 14th against milwaukee and here's steph curry on durant's decision to leave. >> him going to brooklyn, just trying to make sure happy and going to a place where he feels like he needs to be. >> i just remember the three years we had. like he said, we'll probably be back here down the road, celebrating those like they did
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