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tonight hostages freed and a man surrendered in a gas station. >> a town that keeps getting tagged the fine line between art and vandalism. >> confessions o a car thief. night a woman admits to stealing zip cars but tells us she's en unfairly accused. >> before warriors tip off find out wher steph curry spent this time when he's not on the court. >> i heard a gunshot, thentwo more i think it was. that is it, man. i just thank god i'm alive. >> that man describing the
scene of a frightening standoff today. you'relooking at how it ended four hou later. >> good evening,ense and ve dangerous. this was just off highway 4 just past the spot where l street turns into ctra loma. team coverage tonight, david? >> police tell us this still unname suspect ended up stealing a car first this morning then came here to antioch he stole a second vehicle, presumably, the car you can see down there up against a street barrier. a chp officer fired a shot but
one was wounded. tried car after car, some had doors locked and others didn't. one car had protection. a dog that looked too menacing. >> he went into the car next to us, th went into where the hostages are. >> started coming toward our car. and as soon as the dog came up he stopped and pointed his gun at me an the dog. we were yelling and said get away. then he ran to the next car. >> his name dog's name is cash, as in johnny cash.
investigators say they taed on and off. one hostage was released and the suspect left with his arms up and second hostage was freed. there are other victims. you see cars at the pumps? those drivers have not been allowed to reclaim their vehicles. >> david thank you. it was a dramatic chase. you can hear it in the voices of the officers. >> subject pointed a gun at p. he's in the garage area. he has one hostage. >> abc7 news is live in antch
tonight where police have just finished giving a news conference. whats the update? this is where they've been interviewing witnesses. ey believed they called several times and they were able to get him to give up. this started in antioch. police say his car was stolen out of walnutreek and disabled. soe car jacked another driver at the scene. the chp followed him by helipter through pittsburgh, concord and brentwood finally spiking his car which crashed in antioch. an officer fired and missed before hean into the gas
station. >> this situation we used available technology. i will tell you he recognized it was in the vehicle and discarded it. it was since collected. >> so that cell phone he jacked gave the chp an opportunity to fly over him and follow him around as he drove into the east bay. now, the there isn't any detail about what happened inside of the convenience store with the two hostages. police didn't give us any details to whether he threatened em or wha went on but did
say they were uninjured and they're now talking to them. >> thank you very much. importantly, everyone is safe. we're several minutes fro tippoff at oracle arena. warriors hope to clench the western conference championship tonight. steph curry is ready to play following th spill on thursday. he went down, hard give us just minutes up to date his condition and report on his adopted hometown in the east bay. we bgin live at oracle arena. laura? >> i'm just outside of oracle arena. tippoff just minutes away. this is goin to be a full house tonight. among those in attendance jesse jackson, kanye west and a couple
detroit tigers we talked to steph curry. >> kind of a freak incident. >> steph curry was most concerned about his family and their view of his scary fall monday night. >> you can imagine what kind of thoughts go througtheir heads i was trying to be myself, i went home, watched a movie. convincing them i was all right. >> he did look like his noal self making threes it seemed by the bucket. >> he's a warrior. >> that is a huge relief to ns. some tookn a matinee. >> i'm going t root because i'm
a bay area fan. >> it's all good. >> tigers all the way. >> warriors? >> yes. there will be room for the warriors. >> we doove our mvp. do you kw he grewp in north carolina? he his wife and their young daughter live in orinda. is a real member of the community. >> in orinda there is one resident everyone is buzzing about. >> he is the talk of the town? >> of course. >> wn he leaves he comes home, he's more than a name.
he's a neighbor. he autographed a gift certificate. here, the family shops with their adorable daughter, riley who stole the spotlight the other night. >> came in the day after. the kids were freaking out. >> we hear grown ups runni into them are cool. curry likes his pizza without paparazzi. >>hat is why they feel at home. they'reble to come in and not ge bugged for autographs >> people are used to seeing the clan. his wife gets pampering at this salon. and this fan took a picture of his brotherith steph's mom and dad. >> really nice people. >> other customers pointed out the point guard now, a special treat couldake it into the menu.
>> maybe like blue berry was lemon, maybe? some blue some gold. >> make mine with a dash of curry. >> assuming the warrers win tonight sh we're hoping they'll be in the finals. >> there is a conflict happening in a small town of bolinas. >> this is interesting. bolinas has a long history of environmentalism. many people now helped clean up that spill. this paint is a threat to the
ocean. bolinas. the way it looked, that mayeel like the only unmarked spot here. >> it's shocking that is this damaging >> these signs appeared along the beach. that offends some residents who consider painting on beach walls a rite of citizenship. . >> i love the art. i don'tish to see art when i go down to the beach. >> this man is offended with art mixed with personal signage. the capper is that they do it in spray paint. >> smell that.
toxic. >> he walks this street picking up paint chips and he's a monthederit coared to others. it gets in the food chai it will be there forever. >> this veterinarian wants all murals removed including this one. >> you can't allow one group to paint and another not to. leaving this town now polluted what a vision >> do you think artistic expression is something everybody can come together over? >> there is a public meeting this weekend if you're an outsider, good luck finding it. >> sll ahead a homeowner in lake tahoe takes bear advocates to court.
did you knowour brain has a wake system... and a eep system? science suggests when you have insomnia, the neurotransmitters in your wake system may be too strong, which may be preventing you from getting the sleep you need. talk to your doctor about ways to manage your insomnia. who is responsible for the wave of zip car in san
francisco? prosecutors say she's only stolen some of them. she talked only with abc7 news from her jail cell. >> a chp offer said she admitted stealing 30 zip cars they say the thefts have dropped off since she's be in jail. >> how many have you taken part in steal something >> seven. >> that is all she will admit to. between march and april 76 z cars were stolen. since her arrest, prosecutors say on three have been stolen.
>> i'm not guilty. >> the 28-year-old claims she's not part of a ring of thieve the real ring leader she says, is still out there. >> she uses a sli jim to get in and then manipulates wires from another device. shsays she's never stolen any type of car. why these cars? >> i have been able toethink about what i wanted to do. >> dyou want to steal cars? >> no.
director, board member and two volunteers. t they believe problem bears are created by problem property owners. >> we have issue was the departme of wildlife and policies and ant to peacefully protest traps. >> the trap is gone, and so are the protestors but he warned the next time may be different. >> it tells a story. i don't know this is new to us. the judge did say that if we obrve, we're going to get served. >> on to weather forecast.
>> yes. >> what is in store? >> not suggeing a warm up, but it's going toet warmer inland we have sunny skies over inland areas now. and 26 in san jose. sfo a hill bit milder now. here is a he live view looking at blue skies over the bay. check out this view looking west looks like san francisco about to be swalled there.
here it's a bit cloudy. turns cool on sunday. taking a look at just how cool may havebeen. only first two days of the mth were above average. next 24 days were below average. that is what the bay area shows. a warming trend but won't last long because itill be followed by a cooler system on sunday that might bringprecipitation.
tonight, low clouds push inland. overnight lows i don't mean light showers. and toorrow, sunny skies, inland and over the bay. warmer with highs up to near 80 degrees on the coast, highs upper 50s and around the bay, upper 60s to lower 70s here is the accu-weather forecast. highs reaching into mid-80s, upper 70s around the bay. a sharp cool down sunday and perhaps a spnkle or two. >> coming up a glitch that could shut down your iphone. >> yes. it's an open secret online. wh you can do to prevent it from happening to you.
lae families or medical needs can get a larger amount. details will be revealed tomorrow night a new glitch may cause your iphone to shut down. the problem happens when a phone receives a text message with a string o characters including several in arabic in the meantime, you can go to settings notifications and message that's turn off the switch. >> and dash boardsf nearly every new chevolet will be functioning like a smart phone. a san jose third grader could be on theay to becoming one of the nation's top chefs.
this 9-year-old won a fewtour chef competition, creating a healthy version of nachos. is hr dreaming big. >> maybe be on my favorite show, "mter chef". i do a lot of sports. i need healthy snac. >> prizes include a lap top great america passes and cookies. >> the is more still to come. we'll start with breaking news from ray mcdonald. >> and where rescue missions are recovery. >> and good life
that breaking news is involving ray mcdonald. police just arrested him again thin the hour. police say he violated a restraining order by going to a home in santa clara. this after going back to the home today and arrested him. this is his fourth arrest in one year. >> hundreds of people in texas are bein urged to leave their homes after a major new flooding threat. it's been rain raining for days
now. tonight, our reporter in huston tells us about a search there. >> helicopters rolled overhead and boats skimmed a creek this family grows anxious. >> it's frustrating for the family. there is no progress. >> this woman was swept away tuesday morning. >> the they include one person who died in the area. and christher kirby, and dennis lahan and a 31-year-old man along westwood south.e of the dead just left a
rockets game and was driving ho. two were rescued by the houston fire department. the boat cap sized her husband is still missing. they're the two people from our area still unaccounted for. and they hope that are found soon. >> the sweetest woman. she made sure everyone was happy. had many friends. >> so in all, six dead two still missing. the family st hopes she's found soon. >> there is a fire in gilroy that burned eight acres and no structures burned. residents y this was too close for comfort. >> just black smoke you can see flames.
and they responded quickly. uk see helicopters dropping fire retardant chemicals on the flames. there is no word on whatparked the flames. >> today, corruption charges at the highe level. today, 14 officials were arrested for racketeering and money laundering. they're accused of taking bribes to aword the world cup to south africa russ and qatar. >> who would televise gaes? where they would be held? who would run the organization? >>.s. authorities got involved
because banks were used to launder money. >> republican rick santorum is revealing his campaign during an interview with abc news n 2012 he came in second to mitt romney and says this time around, he'll do things diferently. >> so we're going to have more money. that really helps. we learned from the las campaign. you've got tdo well in iowa. several g.o.p. contenders are expected to give santorum tougher competition for the christian conservative vote. >> jesse jackson was in oakland todayo push students towards
careers in science technology, enneering and math. abc7 news was tre. >> seasoned civil rights leader jesse jackson is still recognized and respected among a much-young genation of teens. his newest mission is increasing technology in schools. and wants silicon valley to invest in them. iet begins athome. to be aspiring to be stem scholars >> his organization donated $15,000 in college scholarships today it's not a huge amount. he ask tech companyies to contribute re. >> i just want to say thank you. >> this is one of the few students who sat dn with jackson.
>> there are still problems that go on. so i feellike he's just trying to open our eyes. >> oakland tech offer courses in technology. something not available two years ago. there are still many on ka cells. >> we don't see ourselves represented as scientists as we grow up. >> jackson proposed a new way to make technology more accessible to under served communities. >> a unique idea jackson hopes will get traction. a $1500 charge to retu a cell phone?
and it isn't a good fit what. do you do? what can you expect? bob is dialling his phone connected through sprint. he switched over but the phone didn't work well on a trip to new york. >> eight dropped calls and i said i can't have this. >>ob returned the phones, he had two. verizon has a14 day return policy. he got a bill. >> they charged me a full value of the phone pl sales tax and two months service. for about $1570 >> he tried to get the money back but turneto to 7 on your side. >> they got it done. hugely apologetic. >> verizon told us they strive to provide the best service and
in this case failed toeliver on that promise we regret this error and have corrected hi account. >> we do sometimes hear from consers having trouble with early determination fees. this is one of the most-popular articl on the website. >> that is in 2005, most companies have a 14-day return policy. t-mole allows 30 days other companies chae small fees so check those as well.
etc. not just music. a particular kind occupies her time. >> our goal is simple. bringing music of black composers to the world. >> she has worn many caps but this new incarnation is something different. they're looking for the work s of black composers. >> we're on a mission to bring more of this music to the world. this is who they are, but ty
don't stop there. evy january they perform in east palo alto. students don't just listen or study, but take part. >> all proceeds are going to the school. >> we fell in love with students teachers and everything ey're doing there at the school. >> these ks are going to grow up kning this is a part of americanheritage. eric thomas, abc7 news
tonight a skull speaking to investigators fr the ancient past, at 9:00 >> then at 11:00 more trouble for former 49er may mcdonald. >> stay with us for abc7 news at 11:00. >> tonight's guest are actor paul giami. >> now if you have dish or direct tv go down ad from aur app store. >> that will do it for abc7 ne. >> from all of us here we appreciate your time. why am i so