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Dec 15, 2012 8:00am PST
shooter and children. "good morning america" george stephanopolous talked with her cousin who learned of her last acted. >> my cousin vicky, took the students and shielded the children in the closet trying to protect them in between the gunman and kids. yes, she is a hero. her life dream was to be a teacher. her instincts kicked in and protected the children from the harm that was coming. i'm sure she heard what was going on and went into lockdown mode. took her kids and put them in a closet. by doing so she lost her life protecting the little ones. >> the brave teachers and school staff helped students. josh elliott has more from newtown. >> amid the anguish and tragedy and agony of the shooting at sandy hook elementary, there is incredible acts of heroism. >> i thought we all were going to die. >> she said that she locked the class of 15 in a tiny bathroom. >> i said we have to be very quiet. we need to wait for the good guys. >> down the hall, students in the third grade class, first heard the gunshots over the school's intercom. >> she locked the door and put a piece of tape over the
ABC
Jul 13, 2013 8:00am PDT
abc7news.com. >> katie: happening now, jurors in florida are in a second day of deliberations in the george zimmerman case. six woman panel was given the case yesterday after lawyers wrapped up closing arguments. he faces second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of unarmed teenager trayvon martin last february. zimmerman claims self-defense. prosecution argues that she shot him intentionally. >> lawmakers were called back to a new special session by the governor to cast their votes. republican majority approved it and sent to governor rick perry to sign. democrats say the legislation is unconstitutional and will ban abortions after 20 weeks and could shut down 37 of the state's 42 abortion clinics. two weeks ago democratic senator bend did i davis nearly stop the legislation with a filibuster. >> a dare went horribly wrong. 22 children had to be treated. as part of a dare, several students drank beverages mixed with things like salt, pepper and hot sauce. they reported feeling sick soon afterwards. they were all treated at area hospitals but since been released. >> khien parts of
ABC
Sep 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
to defend himself. >> yesterday district attorney george gascon said they didn't have enough evidence to prove murder beyond a reasonable doubt. he said it is vital for our office to have independent corroboration of the incident in order to meet our ethical obligation to charge in this case. stay with abc 7 news for continuing coverage of this developing story. we'll have the latest on the investigation online at abc 7 news.com. you can also get breaking news updates any time by following up on twitter at abc news bay area. >>> this morning a kron 4 news crew is okay after an attempted robbery led to a shooting last night at 3rd street and lasalle avenue in the bayview district in san francisco. here is a look at the news van as police looked inside for evidence. police tell us two armed men demanded the reporter's equipment. the reporter gave it to the men and then took cover. a security guard working with the reporter fired shots at the would-be robbers. one of them was hit. they took off in a car. a short time later police say a man walked into san francisco general hospital with
ABC
Jul 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
scheduled to in a second weekend of protests over the george zimmerman verdict. we have a live look from miami, florida where a rally is under way. earlier trayvon martin's parents spoke to the crowd. more than a hundred are being held across today. one begins at 9:00 a.m. at san francisco federal building on 7th street. another rally will be held at noon on clay street in oakland at noon. hundred people marched peacefully yesterday. >> hundred b hundred people seamed at fruitvale bart station for a candlelight vigil. they urged everyone to be remain nonviolent. >> this is peaceful vigil and honoring ceremony for trayvon martin. >> mixed among the group was oakland mayor. most of the people arrived here by foot as part of a four mile march through the city that started at the plaza earlier in the evening. a number of organizations each with a different focus came together for the event. some were something out for gun violence and some addressed what happened at an earlier event. >> it's. >> he asked fellow black men to be part of the coalition to try to show different image of activism.
ABC
Sep 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
score and 1-0. there it goes. george cafaras. 4-1 athletics. a's add a couple runs in the fifth. josh donaldson, fair ball. a's go on to win 6-1 and hold the top wildcard spot in the al. >> in retirement don nelson has business ventures going on but it was all about basketball. nelson spent 31 years on the bench, nobody in n.b.a. history has won more games. he had two stints with the warriors and one of 12 new members enshrined into the hall. talked about his basketball. >> my uncle walt bought a basket and basketball for me and put it up in the chicken yard and didn't know really how tall it was supposed to be so he put it up 11 feet. he thought that looked about right. >> at the u.s. open, women's semi finals, serena williams, overwhelmed tenth seed. with a backhand winner. crosscourt to take the 6-1 and, 6-1 and 6-2 where she will face top seed. she rallied from the set down to beat maria sharapova hits a forehand long. 3-2, 6-2 and 6-4. just one and nine versus serena williams. >> that is a wrap. mike shumann will be here for your highlights and all the college football toni
ABC
Nov 17, 2012 8:00am PST
open. sugar bowl are opening today. george warren has a reported from soda springs. >> friday evening brought a mix of rain and snow to donner summit. >> this is good start. so far, we're optimistic. >> reporter: as usually, boreal was the first to open. thanksgiving is what really counts and sugar bowl will open with two lifts. >> we usually shoot for thanksgiving so a week prior to thanksgiving is amazing for us. >> they tested a third lift, they are making a decision to run that, as well. they decided to on sunday. >> thanksgiving is first big weekend that all the resorts get. it kicks off the sciences. especially coming off last season. >> sierra will have something to thankful for. if storms come in and clear for the skiers on sunday. >> they want all the snow and then want it to clear and enjoying the weekend and more next monday. what can you do? >> lisa: they can deliver on some of that. you saw it and this system is warm one. lake level. 6200 feet and outside right now ts foggy out there. here is the san mateo bridge where the main rain is to the north. we have a couple more
ABC
Aug 31, 2013 8:00am PDT
, prince william, who was the official starter for the three-day race. she left 5-week-old prince george napping at home with granny. well, if you ever wanted to run away with the circus, you mised your opportunity. clown auditions were held. hopefuls got their chance to clown around. some tangled with ropes. the ones selected do get to travel with the circus. they >>> welcome back, everyone. we're starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. >> hey, katie. good morning to you. we have warm temperatures. already at 72. a cool 56 in santa rosa. low clouds and fog to burn back to the coast today, making for a nice afternoon. we'll call it mostly sunny. here's a look at san jose. a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday at 8 # 5. coast side it will be mild, mid and upper 60s with clouds around pacifica, half-moon bay, and we're back to the 70s today. plenty of events over the labor day weekend. but the weather chances get interesting. i'll have the details in a few minutes. >> lisa, thank you. turning to the bay bridge where we just received an update on the work being done no
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
. >> deal between george lucas and disney might be marin county. the chairman of disney made a $4 billion sale of lucas films. they say that the deal will most likely increase film making at lucas facilities in marin and digital work. that is one side. others say disney might want to move lucas films down south to burbank. in theaters, denzel washington stars in flight after a pilot crash landing a plane. this is flawed character. don sanchez tells us there are tension filled moments. >> reporter: if you are kind that has anxiety about flying, this may leave with you sweaty palms. >> we're going roll it. >> in trouble, the captain flies upside-down. i asked about it and back to the future about this sequence. >> that was very time-consuming and very intense. we built a set that we could turn people upside-down in. >> washington lands the plane and becomes a hero but we know better. when he was flying he was as high as an airplane, fueled by alcohol and cocaine. >> you had alcohol in your system. >> the story takes a different direction, he is trying to change his life and giving in to tem
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am PST
government money. george says it can make sense to get more bang for your buck. that would help charities this year but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> reporter: but the uncertain future is causing fear. >> many people are afraid to make any move so there is patrol system because you don't know what is coming -- paralysis you try to hold on what you have and not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> reporter: st. anthony's is seeing this, as well. >> some of the people have given us end of the year stock donations, we're seeing about half of those coming through. >> reporter: they are optimistic the donors will come through by the new year. >> their donations come out of their heart. >> very wealthy people may donate but some people want to help and tax zuax bonus. >> coming up next, outrage from around the world, crank call that had will the royals laughing takes a tragic turn. a oakland church group, how their shock turned to
ABC
Sep 22, 2012 8:00am PDT
hosted by george shultz and his wife and also meg when it man. >> we don't know what the romney plan is. i would love to hear it. i don't think they are going to tell us. so if they are going to go back to the bush era, we are in for a very scary time. >> barack obama doesn't know the difference between a general and admiral when he made a mistake last week or called a marine corpsman. he didn't get it. >> tickets cost up to hundred thousand dollars per couple. >> a frightening moment for mitt romney's wife anne as the plane had to make an emergency land can. it was at 40,000 feet when thick smoke filled the cabin. the pilot requested permission to land because of an electrical fire. nobody injured. the plane landed safely. mrs. romney continued her flight to santa monica. >> president obama appeared at a rally in virginia, one of the eight battleground states. he will be in milwaukee, wisconsin and he is scheduled to stop in bay area on october 8th. >> new this morning, president obama is using his weekly address to blast members of congress for going home to campaign while they hav
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am PST
. >>> this morning, former president george h.w. bush remains in the hospital in intensive care. the 88-year-old continues to improve and the 41st president is alert and always in good spirits. bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd. >> an outrage of a stomach virus aboard the queen mary ii is ruining hundreds of winter vacations. >> this morning, cdc is investigating mass outrages of stomach flu. nearly 200 passengers aboard queen mary ii reportedly vomiting and diarrhea, a bug believed to be the norovirus. they urged passengers to avoid the but fay. >> aboard another ship the emerald princess, another 194 taken ill. one of them sue hayes saying performances and staff were stretched are there are not enough staff available. a third ship last week had another 100 reported illnesses. all aboard grand liners advertising comfort and luxury and fine dining. while there are no cures. it passes within day or two. >> what can peaks do? >> i think passengers should wash their hands before they eat and rubbing alcohol. >> cruises lines report a fraction of the 14 million annual pas
ABC
Sep 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
moss he is back and he annihilates this ball. 8-1 a's. former red sox george quataras, two homers, 9-1 a's. no mercy in the majors, boston needed it. josh reddick, grand slam in the 7th. a's romp, 20-2. >> annika sorenstam took some shots. >>> here is shot from two batters later. this one is hung up in the ivy out there. the ball is in there. and he was on first and headed for home buster pose i si with tag. that allowed a score. ruled a double and error on posey. 5-0 cubs. carlos strikes one out to end it giants fall 6-4. >> that is wrap on morning sports. be sure to be with us for the kickoff of college football on prime time. it's alabama and michigan at 5:00 p.m. first edition of lexus after the game at 8:30. hope to see you have then. have a great weekend. >> in the presidential race, all eyes turn to north carolina and the democratic national convention. it opens on tuesday. two of california's leading democrats aren't going. find out what they will be missing out on when we get a preview from charlotte next. and an effort to tax on sugar drinks in richmond. [ mom ] dear chex cer
ABC
Jun 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
is closing it down. >>> new this week, george lucas will make a pitch to open a new art museum at crissy field. he will present it on monday. star wars creator has large collection of pop and classic art. he wants to display it as lucas art museum. it would include cultural and performance exhibits. he wants to pay the $300 million construction costs. he also would spend a total of $800 million in two endowments to run the museum long after he dies. >>> san mateo county fair this weekend, not only the future farmers but future builders and programmers all showing off their work. as jonathan bloom found out the fair takes on a whole new meaning. >> rise and shine, it's time for the san mateo county fair. don't forget to bring a sweater. try not to eat too much. kids come to show off their livestock, but in the next building over, it's a whole different animal. named after a star wars robot, it throws frisbees extremely well. >> there are motors and sensors and a camera that can protect. >> what these kids are doing isn't that different for the kids that are raising livestock and th
ABC
Nov 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
the story. >> around the out lying intersections in piedmont, look up. george orwell may have called these the eyes of big brother. but not others in this ideal city. >> i think we need big brother to watch us now. >> we have had our highest crime rate in the past eight years. i have looked at the records and it is probably the past 20 years. more importantly it has been the highest increase. >> piedmont city councilman cast one of five unanimous votes last spring to spend $sex 73,000 >> 673,000 on 15 locations in this city. they read license plates of cars arriving from oakland which surrounds piedmont. that's a big reason crime has been on the rise in these parts. >> well, the haves have more and the have notes have less. the discrepancy is becoming more uh paisht. >> -- apparent. >> burglary has been a problem. >> the city has been installing cameras for roughly two weeks. no word on deterring effect. this one works down on jeff hanson's it was station. >> we hope they benefit from this. >> jeff is more geographically able to assess this and here is why. do you see that sig
ABC
Oct 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
george clooney. it is a harrowing, fictional tale and not what the astronauts prepared for. including this team in may of 2009, the shuttle atlantis prepared to repair the telescope. the one they are going to repair in the movie. he saw the movie and saw himself in it. >> these are my tools. we had a one of a kind cuter tool we had to cut a wire inside one of the instruments. it is floating behind sandra bullock's head. i said there is my wire cuter! >> he went on four spacewalks on his own and spending 30 hours out there on a ledge. the views in the movie finally help him to describe it at home. >> the only sad thing about being an astronaut, david, is when you look out that window or look through your advisor and see the earth and see the stars. how can i describe this to people? how can i tell my family about there? >> while bullock's character faces challengeds far beyond what he had to live through, he remembers what the lead spacewalker told him. >> we have lost people before. one way to lose another person is spacewalk. it is a dangerous business. we will button everybody up an
ABC
May 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
. george lucas filmed it in petaluma and they are already partying up there to celebrate the anniversary. >> it is a sight that most people take for granted. seasoned cars like wayne's 1967 mercury. >> i make 378 of them. >> so if i see this car around up to, they know it is me. >> and a certain movie they made around here. this is 40th anniversary of american graffiti, the george lucas classic that took place in modesto but petaluma provided most of locations,, all the vintage metal rolling into town. to honor petaluma then and now. >> has a lot of movie history. >> over the years, bringing the original location back to life. >> this is early wednesday morning and they re-created a famous drag racing scene. >> when george shot it it was back here. when we could have actually shall it was good and below budget. he had one lighted. >> results, almost indistinguishable from the original. >> tonight, american graffiti, little by little. >> they say it is possible to cruiser to fix a mechanical issue, but getting the cars out of a cruiser's blood i impossible. around petaluma it
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am PDT
. mercury insurance founder george joseph has pumped $16 million into prop 33 which changes how car insurance rates are calculated. u.s. supreme court says it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see wealthy people putting in giants sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work for charles muncer. >> common cause took a lot of money from charles munger because it couldn't get government reform through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes time and energy and money. to gather the signatures needed and required by the constitution. >> money doesn't always win. voter foundational says they only approve of third nistsd because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy your way on the ballot but you can't buy the voters' vote. >> the humane society got prop 2 passed in 2008 largely on grassroots effort. now hens have to have more room in their cages. if you want to see all the propositions, g
ABC
Sep 7, 2013 8:00am PDT
george. and taking a live look outside coming up at 8:40, this is the view from our tam cam. and there is actually a view to see. it is clear. it will be a hot one today too. lisa argen will fill you in on the details. we'll take something tasty and healthy. ♪ ♪ if you wanna go and fly with me ♪ ♪ it's buzz the bee on your tv ♪ ♪ oh how did i get this way? ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ there's a party going on in your cereal bowl ♪ ♪ o's can help lower cholesterol ♪ ♪ oh why does it taste so great? ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ hey! must be the honey! received the assignment of a lifetime, to build a baby stroller for britain's royal family. only on abc7 news, abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield introduces us to the east bay designer creating a one of a kind set of wheels with a royal price tag. >> big celebrities like kourtney kardashian and placed orders, but nothing prepared him for the call he received. >> really excited about this one. because of all the hype with the royal baby, you know, it is probably the coolest t
ABC
Oct 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
be new crime victims that otherwise wouldn't have been. >> san francisco's george gasgone is one of the few district attorneys in the state who openly support the measure. for him it's a question of fairness. >> someone arrested for a low-level offense, such as shop lifting with prior convictions or minor drug possession can go to prison for 25 years to life. i think there is something completely disproportionate. >> there are currently about 9,000 third strikers in prison now. if the proposition becomes law, a legislative analyst said roughly 3,000 could apply for new sentences. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> gov. jerry brown joins the california teachers association in san francisco this morning to launch a final push to pass proposition 30. prop 30, also known as the governor's tax initiative would raise a state-wide sales tax to prevent billions of dollars in cuts to schools and colleges. the governor will hold an 11:00 a.m. news conference with the teachers union and the state superintendent of public education will attend events in santa rosa and san jose. >> new this morning samford
ABC
Apr 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
and they are both expected to testify. >> a surprising moment in a florida courtroom as george zimmerman apologizes to trayvon martin' parents. >> a >>> the man who says he killed trayvon martin in self-defense could be released from jail after be granted bail yesterday. they are working on getting the bail money and to get him to an undisclosed location. it was an emotional day as george ziyz apologized drl to trayvon martin's parents. >> his first public statement, not to the court but trayvon martin stricken parents. >> i want to say i'm sorry for the loss of your son. i did not know how old he was. i did not know if he was armed or not. >> something ridiculed by the prosecution and stunned. >> what did you tell the parents? >> i don't understand the question, i'm sorry. >> and outside the court, outrage. >> this is most unsincere thing i have ever seen. it was insulting to the family. >> he spoke softly, his hands and feet shackled and protected by vest and credibility protected by his parents. zimmerman's father vouching for his son. >> he has been honest his whole life. >
ABC
Mar 2, 2013 8:00am PST
money. sper george shiwakara is eulogizing in what he did to feed his addiction. >> mr. shiwakawa violated the law and faith that the residents of santa clara county had placed in him. >> they announced criminal charges against the county supervisor. >> four felony counts of perjury. one felony count of misappropriating money and seven miss demeaners and failing to file accurate campaign zbrorts they say he used taxpayer money as his own and some went to support his gambling go addiction. he says he suffers from depression and apologizes for his actions. >> it's extraordinary action and the extraordinary measures is that she is resigning. >> the residents we spoke to say it was right move. >> i think it's a good thing. there is a lot of controversy around him, all the misappropriation of funds and campaign funds. it was like the icing on cake. >> the community looks like a black eye. it's best that he stepped down. >> in addition to his resignation he has agreed to plead guilty to the charges. he faces jail time. he must pay $50,000 in stated penalties. he was booked and released
ABC
Jun 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
the former egyptian president. >> they have ordered george zimmerman back to jail. he was accused during a bail hearing he had no money when, in fact, he received $100,000 from supporters. his bail revoked he has himself until tomorrow to turn himself in. zimmerman is hispanic and white was not charged for weeks after killing martin who is black. zimmeran is now charged with second-degree murder claimed he was beating him. >> four bay area hospitals are being fined for medical errors, some of which resulted in a patient's death. kaiser san francisco was penalized because they left a foreign object inside a patient. a chinese hospital it was a feeding tube mistake. patient died at both medical centers after staffing monitoring signals mistakes. they are hoping to prevent more medical errors. >> we have a proposal before the legislature in the budget process that would allocate some of the funds to medication errors which is the second most receive lent type of event we see. >> terry: a total of 13 hospitals in california were fined for medical mistakes. most common error is leaving
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. that will be more for george w. bush but a far cry from 2009. the there will be star power, beyonce will take part in the swearing-in ceremony. supporters will be enthusiastic but the mood on the mall will be different and president's speech while the nation is not teetering on the brink like in 2009, president is struggling with high unemployment and voters lack of trust and confidence in washington. >> we are poised for a good year if we make smart decisions and sound investments. as long as washington politics do not get in the way of america's progress. >> before the hard work of the second term begins, the obama will squeeze in a little sun. in 2009 they had a whirlwind night on the town, ten inaugural balls. this year there is just two official balls, one expected to draw 35,000 and sounds of katie perry, smokie robinson and usher. >> i like a good party. >> but it could be an early night. president has got a job to do the next day. >> it's been a busy and productive four years. i expect the same for the next four years. >> katie: our cov
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 8:00am PST
recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> carolyn: this morning, president obama is calling on congress to put aside their differences to reduce the deficit and promote economic growth. >> what we need instead is balanced approach. of course, let's cut what we can't afford but let's make the investments we can't afford to live without. the things that will help america compete for the best jobs and new industries. >> carolyn: president says the economy is poised to expand this year after 2.2 million jobs were created last year. republicans say this is the chance for congress to begin balancing the nation's checkbook jumpstart go the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the berkeley lawrence lab drew a lot of fire but as political reporter mark matthews, he also drew a lot of talent to the dep
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