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police believe he's inside a red roof inn motel right now. that's blocked off by police. we will continue to follow this story and have updates on the abc 7 news app and at 11:00. good evening. thanks for joining us. our other big story tonight. a muny bus crashed head on in the castro. the drivers in both vehicles were injured as well as seven bus passengers. it hit a delivery truck going south. a san francisco fire department spokesman says they're nonlife threatening. it apeers the delivery truck went across the yellow center line. >> in murin county a small fire sparked that served as a small warning. it did not threaten homes. wayne freedman has the story from the wildlands above wood acre. it happened in back woods
country so rough that two fire trucks blew tires just getting there. that may be the most interesting twist to what we call the pine fire. it began at 12:30 this morning, probably due to power lines that sparked when they slapped in the breeze. >> the key is to hit it hard and early fast. >> and deputy fire chief mark brown says that's exactly what they did, going all out with helicopters and tankers. he's thankful what happened today did not come during the triple digit heat wave. >> we'd probably be at 4 or 500 acres. >> murin county has not burned in 50 or 60 years leaving quite a lot of dry unburned fuel. there's historical pres dnlt for fires to this region. >> it's been a long time since we've had large fires and if you take that same foot print and compare the numbers to homes
that were there then to now, there's no comparison. we've have hundreds of thousands of homes. >> reporter: sobering thoughts. >> it's a matter of when, not if. >> wayne freedman, abc 7 news. newark police arrested a 21-year-old man for possession and sale of illegal fireworks. neighborhood complaints that an undercover operation led to the arrest. they seized several thousands of dollars of dangerous fireworks from his home, some of which can be deadly. >> whether intentionally or not intentionally, these can hurt and kill people. here would be an example of one you would not want to have something go wrong with. >> newark allows so-called safe and sane fireworks. but anyone selling or using illegal fireworks can be charged with citations.
>> we have new details on the mysterious disappearance on the uber driver. he has not been seen for six weeks. dna test results are still pending which could turn this case from a missing person's case to a homicide. melanie woodrow has new details about their relationship with a man named bob tang. >> she doesn't know why family friend bob tang would want to hurt her cousin. >> people are starting to rumor about the relationship of bob's wife with my cousin might have been romanticing which that's not true, it's not confirmed by police. >> chi has been missing since mother's day. he is also missing. san francisco police say they believe he fled to cambodia. this weekend investigators found bags of human remains at this warehouse. dna testing is underway.
the two families have been friends for years. >> bob's wife is pretty much literally besties with my cousin's wife. >> but his wife says she hasn't spoke within tang's wife since the week her husband disappeared. once tang disappeared as well the lines of communication stopped. >> do you think she might have information that might be helpful to your family? >> i would assume so but i don't know. >> but she's holding otd the body parts found are not her cousins. >> if you know where bop is, let us know so we can talk to him. >> investigators want to speak with him as well. in san francisco, abc 7 news. bart riders who have been looking at security cameras on their trains and getting a sense of security may be happy to know that camera's not real. it was over a year ago that abc 7 news reported many of the cameras were fake and riders
were justifiably outraged. bart promised real cameras would be put in and this week they're fitting the last train with its real security cameras. a san jose woman faces dozens of years in prison for filing false tax returns. 74-year-old pled guilty to the fraud scheme that generated 3 $1/2 million. she duped homeless people by telling them she could get them money from the government. she and a co conspirator then filed the tax returns with the irs. some are questioning whether the increase is helping low wage workers. community activists handed out flyers on market streets to inform workers about the increase. star 1st, the minimum wage will go up to $13 an hour and 14 in san jose and san
leandro. they'll double their efforts to make sure everyone gets the wage they deserve. >> many domestic workers and drivers not given proper access to meal or rest breaks or over time. >> university of washington study that looked at seattle's increase had an ominous result. after the wage hike took effect last year, workers logged 9% fewer hours and earned 1$125 les each month. a backyard full of hundreds of birds. and no swimming allowed. the water at this east bay park is off limits due to toxic algae. meteorologist here with the forecast. >> and we have gusty winds tonight. find out when they'll relax and the temperatures will rise, whiching up. >> and what would you pay to live in the so-called flynn
the uncertainties of hep c. wondering, what if? i let go of all those feelings. because i am cured with harvoni. harvoni is a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. it's been prescribed to more than a quarter million people. and is proven to cure up to 99% of patients who have had no prior treatment with 12 weeks. certain patients can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. before starting harvoni,
your doctor will test to see if you've ever had hepatitis b, which may flare up and cause serious liver problems during and after harvoni treatment. tell your doctor if you've ever had hepatitis b, a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv or any other medical conditions and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. now to an update on a story we first told you about earlier this month. they inspected a home that houses hundreds of tropical
birds in the backyard. they've never seen anything like it. lean mulend ez. >> reporter: shortly after midday, she opened her gates. their mission was to see how many birds she has and to examine their condition. sergeant ray kelly is with the sheriff's office. >> our animal service experts seeing the birds are being adequately cared for and maintained and fed. >> reporter: several weeks gou ago they began investigating because of complaints from neighbors. this is sky video of where they were kept, more than 500 birds. more than half have been given away or sold. empy cages and equipment were found at the front of the home. vekter control inspectors were part of the team that went in today. the droppings have been attracting flies and other
insects. the planning and zoning code enforcement department says because of its zoning laws, the owner can only have up to 50 birds. >> they wants to comply with county codes but there's another issue. so we're trying to let them know exactly what the violations are so they can comply. >> reporter: and has 30 days to do it. >> we'd like to come back and make sure you have 50 birds because she's complied this far. >> last week the owner was sited by fish and wildlife for selling several illegal pets which did nautd include birds. >> three masked robbers are wanted for holding opbank in walnut creek. police say the three men robbed the bank at gunpoint and sped away in a stolen pick up truck. they're asking for information
to help track down the robbers. and the search is on for a pair of robbers who beat a man with a hammer and beat his yuk alally. one of the robbers started a conversation with the victim and the second man attacked him with a hammer. they took his cell phone and backpa backpack. >> a popular east bay swimming hole is shut down again because of toxic blue green algae. abc 7 news reporter leslie brinkly with more on the dangers and the solution. >> tieto and reggie can't play in the water anymore in the oakland hills despite the rain sdwhz run off this year. another blue green algae bloom is releasing toxins in the warm stagnant water. toxins that can kill dogs and cause severe gastrointestinal inillness in people.
sglits sglits. >> it's just something we don't do anymore. >> there's toxic algae and it can make you sick. >> so you can't go swimming. >> yeah. >> reporter: 100 kids at this summer day camp were disappointed that their summer afternoon swimming plans at the beach are canceled indefinitely. >> they were actually all in the water yesterday when the rangers came over and put up the tape and said we wouldn't be swimming for prabably the rest of the summer. >> we destood close the beach to protect the people. >> so lake temiscal is off limits. >> that's mother nature, i guess. >> reporter: there is something the east bay regional parks district is going to try. >> at the end of this week or early next week we might by using a prod kt to destroy the blue green algae cells.
it's like hydrogen puraukside. >> reporter: if it works the beach could reopen in a few weeks. it would be closed all summer just like last year. i'm leslie brinkly. >> dozens of earthquakes hit the lake tahoe region. at least 28 small earthquakes rocked the area around 1:00 this morning. the largest at a magnitude of 3.9. a recent study by the berkley lab finds more quakes are expected as snow melts, fault lines can be triggered. >> we sflnow have a sales price. the house went on the market in 2015 for $4.2 million. since then there have been several price drops and in may it found a buyer. according to the agent representing the house it sold
or $2.8 million. house it sold the house was built in 1976 by pouring special concrete on a metal frame. the interior as is destingtsive as the cartoon like exterior. today the sacramento bee reports the isem blee passed a measure that would repeal the 1949 law that has many people moving the clocks forward and back. last year senators rejected a similar bill. well, we had -- what did spencer say earlier? the latest sunsets? something like that. it seemed really light a little while ago. so today you got the most daylight you will see after this. we're going to get less daylight in july going into august. that's what he must have told
you about. i want to tell you about the temperatures. average high in san jose, 83 degrees. you're going to be below average. by the weekend you're back up to where you need to be and in time for fourth of july, the temperatures will be dropping by a few degrees. really the biggest reason why we're seeing the cool air is look at the time lapse from our south beach camera. really below normal temperatures. we've had not only a deep marine layer but a strong sea breeze and this was earlier tonight. the marine layer just rushing back in. tonight it is along the coast. it has pushed into the north bay and parts of the east bay. so tomorrow morning you know it's going to be over cast. winds are gusting out of the southwest in fair field right now. sfo 26 miles per hour. and you know there's a little bit of a chill in the air. you see the low clouds there.
temperatures 50s, 60s from san francisco to oakland. and from our abc 7 news explore torrium camera, you're looking towards the transamerica pyramid. we are deafimafinitdefinitely g seeing more of the cloud cover. and the roof camera showing you the wind blowing along the embarcadero. cloudy and breezy. gradual warming the next few days. tomorrow morning it's going to start out a lot like this morning where there will be quite a bit of cloud cover around, temperatures in the 50s and damp as well as we head towards the hour by hour forecast, not only tonight but between 5:00 and 8:00 a.m. tomorrow there will be a little bit of drizzle around. into the early morning afternoon, the clouds will pull away from the bay side communities but hang tough near parts of the coast. temperatures will come up as the
sea breeze isn't going to be quite as strong as today. the sun will be shining on the peninsula nice and mild. red wood cities, palo alto. upper 60s near the coast. not as windy as it has been. 64 downtown san francisco. the clouds hanging around and in the north bay, low 80s for napa, sanltau rosa east bay. 68 in oakland. head inland and it will be mild. you will not have to worry about the hot summertime weather you normally deal with. 84 in concord and liver more. upper 50s to the mid-80s for your wednesday. notice just a couple of degrees each and every day. seasonal temperatures heading into your weekend. our summer microclimates. you can keep track of those temperatures and for the fourth of july temperatures will drop a few degrees. i think most people can handle
outdoors as well as indoors and wildlife can pick up the cigarettes on the ground. it's cancer causing just like second hand smoke is. >> the ban has an exemption. if it passes the full senate vote, it will go to the governor's desk for final apruvl. you'll be able to get your pictures taken with the championship trophy this week. it will be on display starting thursday all over the bay area. the first stop is at dunk contest in burling game thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and another stop in san mateo to 9:00 p.m. on thursday. the next three stops all at team stores friday at oracle arena 10:00 to 5:00, saturday in wa walnut creak 10:00 to 6:00. a new born from phoenix is really going places. spirit airlines gave him
unlimited travel after he was born midflight. he arrived four weeks ea 36 wee headed to dallas with her 11-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son when she realized the baby was coming. >> from when the first contraction started, my water broke within 50 minutes and 10 minutes after the water broke the baby was pretty much out. >> the pediatrician and nurse who happened to be on board helped and the plane landed in new orleans. they are fine. spirit's pailacy urges people in their eighth month should check. her first two were full term so she never worried. today's commute in new york city ended in chaos for hundreds of subway passengers. the lights suddenly go dark. the cause of the subway scare that had some passengers
how fafrom its sourcelpine spring to the bottle?travel ♪ how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser is the only major us spring water bottled at the mountain source. live where you live. this is abc 7 news. welcome back. there was a reversal today from the republican leadership. >> after insisting that the senate would move forward with a vote on health care, that's being postponed until after the july fourth recess. new developments from washington. >> everybody around the table is interested in getting to yes. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said the meeting republican senators had was helpful. >> this will be great if we get
done and if we don't it's going to be something that we're not going to like and that's okay and i understand that very well. >> senators in the room say the president suggested that gop bill needed more heart and that more money should be allocated to health care. deciding to post pone a vote until after the july fourth holiday is a major reversal. earlier in the day the republican leadership insisted there would be no delay. well, i expect to have the support to get it done and yes, we will vote this week. rng but projecting the senate plan would make 22 million more uninsured, it seems the bill couldn't with stand the growing pressure from republican opponents. against the gop health care bill. >> this is not bill of paper and pencil. this is not just abstract numbers, these are real people. >> this isn't the end of the line for the republican bill, mcconnell says he plans to bring
it back after independence day. and as the republican leadership tries to make its way forward, their fundal question will be this, will they align themselves more closely with moderate members of their party like susan collins or will they align themselves with more conservative members like rand paul? abc news. today governor brown signed the largest bill in state history that includes more money for k through 12. >> it inreflects smart investments and our innovation as a state. and the state's rainy day fund but republicans say it's an irresponsible spending plan signed as part of the budget. >> for many, many years they have been nothing but great big candy stores.
major policy schedule. >> the start of saturday. >> new massive hack attack, it's locking up computers and demanding a ransom to free them. chief investigative correspondent has the latest on the new cyber assault. the fast moving cyber attack continues tonight after freezing computers at hospitals in pennsylvania where surgeries had to be canceled. >> she called mooe and said surgery was canceled. >> even the company that makes oreo cookies may have been hit, as well as this washington law firm. >> you can't read any emails, any files. basically your computer become as brick. >> reporter: the attack first surfaced in ukrain this morning. shutting down everything from arp airports and banks. as the attack spread across the
globe, the thousands of targets all received this ominous message in english "your files are no longer accessible. nobody can recover your files without our services. send bitcoin." the atack bears greats similarities to a kidnap and ransom scheme last month. but that attack later linked to north korea was stopped when cyber security experts discovered a kill switch. a judge has set a trial date for another sex abuse trial against bill cosby in southern california. it's tentatively scheduled to start next year in los angeles. one of his accusers says cosby forced her to perform a sex anth on him in 1974 when she was 15. meanwhile prosecutors in
pennsylvania say they plan to retry cosby this fall after the last jury dead locked and he will not be holding a series of town halls to talk about the dangers of sexual assault allegations. now to the panic below the surface in new york. when a subway derailed. hundreds of people were on board at the time. some of them injured. adrian bankert has more. >> reporter: tonight underground rail chaos. hundreds of panicked new york city passengers flee in dark tunnels filled with smoke. >> i saw the power went off. >> you could see sparks outside the window. >> they say two cars of a jam packed a-train careening into a wall. the side of the car ripped open. tracks and signals damaged. smoke created by trash on the tracks, catching fire. people knocking out windows to
get air and get out. using their cell phones as flashlig flashlights. >> it it went forward, it went backwards and in the process of doing that, two of the cars derailed. >> reporter: in all 800 passengers get to safety, mostly smoke inhalation. this comes as the busiest transit system is under fire for long delays and cancellations frustrating riders and highlighting a crumpling underground infrastructure. >> investigators still trying to find out who hit the brakes and why. they say it doesn't appear to be a failure of parts or equipment. abc news new york. just in time for the fourth of july holiday gas prices for this time of year are at their lowest point in more than a decade. abc's chief business correspondent has more. >> reporter: tonight a record number of americans preparing to
travel this holiday weekend and good news. gas forecasting a nation wide average the lowest since 2005. >> i can't remember the last time the gas prices were this low. >> reporter: a booming oil production keeping prices lower. >> i can get more for my money. >> reporter: to squeeze out even greater savings, check your grocery store rewards program. 10 to 15 cents off per gallon and cash in on rebait. now offering free gas with qualifying pufferchase. and what you buy determines how much you pay. earlier in the week tends to be cheaper. the best day to fill her up? monday. abc news, new york. and 80-year-old woman delayed a flight out of shanghai
for more than four hours when she tossed some coins into the train's jet engines. they alerted airline employees who called mechanics. they say she did it to wish for a safe flight. if the coins had been sucked into the. >> ngen it could have caused serious damage. once they were inspected and found, the woman who threw the coins was a practicing boudest. she was not on that plan. >> well, traveling tortoise has made it to her
now to the story of oreptile reunion. just a day ago she turned up in san mateo county. abc news reporter jonathan bloom met her owners who learned something new about their pet and it's a story you'll only see on abc 7 news. if a tortoise could smile, this one would grin from ear to ear. >> when she saw the backyard, she was really happy to be home. >> reporter: she belongs to family up the street where she was found wandering the neighborhood. she became the talk of the town and nobody knew where she came from. >> i guess they don't bark or make noise. >> reporter: she's so quiet she managed to sneak out of the yard during a sprinkler malfunction. they thought she was hiding. >> she dug that by herself in a
day. >> i just think it's amazing they knew enough to kind of heard her into a safe area. >> reporter: she got a free ride to the animal shelter where reptiles are not as rare as you think. would she have been able to survive in the wild? >> it's unlikely. >> reporter: it turns out having a locked gate is kind of a necessity when you live with a tortoise. >> she's a huge appetite. >> torty and i have something in common. you just took the whole thing in one bite. the way to our hearts is through our stomachs. grandma learned that long ago. >> oh, my. >> reporter: but she just learned something else. the tortoise they always thought was a boy is actually a girl and she's almost 80 years old. she's gained not only a sister but new friends. she's just met all of the
the uncertainties of hep c. wondering, what if? i let go of all those feelings. because i am cured with harvoni. harvoni is a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. it's been prescribed to more than a quarter million people. and is proven to cure up to 99% of patients who have had no prior treatment with 12 weeks. certain patients can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. before starting harvoni, your doctor will test to see if you've ever had hepatitis b, which may flare up and cause serious liver problems during and after harvoni treatment. tell your doctor if you've ever had hepatitis b, a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv or any other medical conditions and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni
can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. a formerly homeless teen who graduated that top of her class is coming to the bay area. she inspired everyone the song she used as her secret weapon.
>> reporter: just three weeks ago we brought you the story of megan fair claw. that's because she along with her sister and mother lived in this beat up cavalier. graduating val dig torrian. she's off to stanford but in our story she revealed a secret. how she used a certain disco hit to overcome the tough moments. >> i took song lyrics like i will survive. i listened to that when we had internet access. >> well, gloria gainer heard about megan's story and wanted to meet her. so megan and her family set out on a road trip, megan bringing her book bag which sometimes she
you used as a pillow. >> you thought i'd crumble, thought i'd lay down and die, oh no, i will survive. >> reporter: and then came that moment. the disco queen going acapella, treating may gon to a private performance. ♪ i've got all my life to live >> reporter: and then that hug. the grammy award winner admitting she was the one touched. >> just so amazed at the strengths, the character of this young lady and then she said that she used my song to help her and i thought this is a purpose of my song. >> reporter: abc news new york. >> that's great. >> cute story. one last check of the weather. >> let's check out live doppler 7 right now and you will notice the marine layer is with us. it will hold your temperatures in the low to mid-60s.
although it will be a little bit warmer than today. plenlty of sun as you'll notes for your monday. cloudy conditions tomorrow. noon time the clouds linger that coast. mid-80s there, upper 50s coast and then the sun goes down and the temperatures will fall. coolest at the beaches. still mild inland. we're going with a mild warming trend right on through saturday when temperatures go up to the low 90s inland. but of course it's a holiday weekend. so if you're wondering about the fourth of july right now, yes, there will be low clouds around. >> okay. thank you very much. >> cal trnnounced today yosemite national park will open on thursday. it's been closed since november
16th for weather conditions. this is the first since the early 80s. you may want to get acquainted right now. there will be a literal mind blown emoji, giggling and chinese food emoji. and some companies are creating their own marketing experts say brands that don't speak the language of young adult said risk being perceived as less cool. >> the blind blown one looks like mushroom cap or a chef's hat. >> one is a giants fan. >> or maybe they were in the dugout. coming up in sports they try to make it two in a row and the astros have dominated the a's this season but tonight hoous 00 a problem with ryan healy.
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ryan healy came up with the bases loaded and he will connect for his first career grand slam to make it 5-1 athletics. the astros scored three in the ninth but a game ending double play. oakland wins 6-4. at at&t park, madison bumgarner welcomes elliott laum us. and san francisco got off to a good start. panhernandez. and colorado's matt reynolds takes kane deep to left. now in the eighth, the giants trail 3-2. at the college world series in omaha, florida had a chance to win the title tonight if it could beat lsu. the gators fan proud to show off her colors up 1-0 and nelson's liner is snagged by gregditeman.
what a catch. the gators would make it 2-0 in the second as he drives home nick hor vac. lsu had a chance to tie the game in the seventh. and jordan lines out to center to end the inning. as he comes through with a bases loaded single and captures its first ever college world series title two games to none. feral sat out after being suspended for this friendly chat saturday. ferrule was upset about a balk being called. he did just fine without him. they beat the twins 9-2. after russell westbrook won his first mvp award last night, they could nlt resist taking a jab at kevin durandurant.
tanner tweeted no, no, no you are the real mvp. referring to durant's famous shout out to his mom when he was named most valuable player. >> when you didn't eat, you made sure we ate. you went to sleep hungry, you sacrificed for us. you're the real mvp. >> being league mvp is nice but i'm sure westbrook would trade it for the finals mvp award durant won. it's going to be making stops at the warriors team stores on thursday it will be on -- in san mateo, and friday at the oracle arena team store, sunday you can see larry o'brien trophy at san francisco's west field center. what better way to stay hydrated than to get water from a well trained golden retriever.
this is jake the diamond dog and last night he was providing drink. usually a young girl or boy performs this duty but dog gone it it's too cute. this was in fort wayne and this abc 7 sports report has been brought to you by toyota. so far jake is in the minor league stadium. but maybe one day he'll get called up to the rangers. >> he'll be a lut better with the umps. >> lot better. coming up on abc 7 news at 11:00, a deputy was shot in the face and moments ago we learned the suspected gunman has been caught but the search continues for a weapon. up to the minute information at 11:00. and thousands of bay area employees are going to get a pay raise. join us for abc 7 news at 11:00 on channel 7. depending on how you feel
about heights, the next video will make you queazy. >> this is the turkish highlighting team setting the tallest highlight at just over 4,000 feet above ground. they decided to have fun. that's fun, they say. in case you haven't heard of it, it's an extreme sports in which athletes traverse a springy rope suspend high above the ground. it takes an extreme amount of balance and bravery and don't tell mom you're doing this. she'll pull you home for by the ears as soon as you're done. >> thank you so much for joining us tonight. >> for rick, and all of us here at abc 7 news, thanks for watching. >> we'll see you again at 11:00 on channel 7. >> goodnight.