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bay area. we have what to expect. >> new detail on the mystery involving the missing malaysia airlines flight. we are hearing from the mother of a man on board. >> it is monday at 6:00 a.m. it is 6:00 and not 5:00, hope you remembered to spring forward. >> i stumbled forward. i don't know about the rest of you. >> an hour less sleep we all stumble. there is drizzle as well this morning. mike? >> good morning from the roof of the broadcast center. we have light rain starting off as drizzle changing to light rain. we will look at live doppler 7 hd with the better radar runs and the western part of contra costa county at willow avenue and toward san pablo avenue and hercules and 780 headed to benicia there is an uptick in the intensity and through
richmond and pulling out out of fairfax and headed to san francisco, the wettest spot is the richmond-san rafael bridge. the bigger picture shows how narrow this band is only 33 miles across so it will come in, it will dump enough rain to make the morning commute challenging. it will move on then, and do nothing for the drought. it will keep the temperatures in the mid-50's. by noon, we have breaks in the cloud cover and low 60's and it will be a mild day at 4:00 with close to average temperatures and enjoy sun and dry weather this evening in the mid-50's to low 60. >> the traffic is getting busy with a solo spinout blocking a lane, and fortunately, it is non-commute direction and westbound is bunching up at the bay bridge toll plaza with no metering light.
accident westbound 580 stalling the track and over to the livermore area we have a big rig on fire so there are struggles from the central valley. san rafael has headlights beyond the ymca and the freitas parkway area, and we do have damp ground and slick roads with windshield wipers across the golden gate bridge so take it down a notch and give yourself a safe ride. >> arson investigators in fremont are at the elementary school campus after a fire broke out at a daycare center for the ymca with a fire, too at warm super bowls elementary in a shed
of the little league so the field and a shed burned and a third fire broke out at warm springs park inside the woman's bathroom. this is the elementary school: the trailer is being used for day care and investigators arrived the past hour and our reporter is there gathering any information with the latest at 6:30. >> developing news, people in the bay area reported feeling a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that hit off the northern california coast last night at 10:18 and what four miles beneath the pacific ocean. there were no immediate reports of dam or injuries but the shaking was felt through the north coast and parts of southern oregon and as far south as san diego. it has been shaking all my at least 19 after shocks have been reported one measuring 4.6
earthquake and it did not cause a tsunami watch. >> in san francisco, a police officer is out of intensive care and recuperating after being shot while trying to arrest a man accused of running over officers with the car. nick? >> we have seen officers come to the hospital this morning and i am asuing to check on their friend. this started open saturday after the officer was shot. he was brought to the hospital, officer adam shaw was rubbed to surgery and that kicked off a manhunt for the suspect. this is some of video we have. take a listen. that is the arrest of 50-year-old jeffrey rue know captured by our cameras you can hear the screaming that the 6:00s were too height. he was taken into custody after
leading authorities on a multicounty pursuit from richmond to san jose. jeffrey ruano is accused of trying to hit two officers on saturday in the mission. he shot san francisco police officer adam shaw on florida street while trying to evade officer shaw and his partner. according to police ruano aimed his car at officers and he took off. the bullet him the officer in the shoulder and he had emergency surgery right away. multiple shots were fired. the first shots came from the car being driven by ruano. the partner fired shots when he
says the car being driven by ruano started to reverse toward them. ruano has been charged with using the car in an assault but not charged with shooting at the officer. he is expected to make the first court appearance this week. now to the midair mystery involving a missing malaysia airlines jet. there is still no sign of the plane that had more than 200 people on board. we are in washington with details on the puzzle baffling everything including investigators. >> the multinational effort to find the plane is expanding. teams are now going to seven 100 nautical miles from where the aircraft was last spotted and american experts are now on scene but have now found anything. >> teams are scouring the border between malaysia and same looking for the wreckage of
malaysia airlines flight mh370 but ships have not found anything. we learned scientists determined an oil slick sample from the south china sea was not from the flight. >> we have not found anything that appears to be an object from the malaysia airlines flight. >> the family members were told to prepare for the worse. an american passenger, philip woods' mother is shocked. how it feels to lose a son at the aim of 50 is devastating. i know in my heart that he is with god. >> authorities say military radar suggests the plane flying from kuala lumpur to beijing may have been turning around before it vanished but there was no may day or communication and the plane was at cruising altitude. >> that is a really, really really safe place so it makes the mystery that much deeper.
>> an urgent investigation is underway to identify two individuals who boarded the flight using passports stolen in thailand with the tickets appear to have been bought around the same time and perhaps the two coordinated. >> authority could not answer why they were able to board the flight using passports reported stolen. >> mechanical failure or pilot error or terrorism seem to be the possibilities. >> democrat party members are breaking with the governor on two issues after addressing the attendees. during a couple of voice votes party members called for the legalization of mayor one and a ban on fracking. last week, brown spoke against legalizing spot on "meet the press," and said fracking could
pose some economic opportunities for california. fracking involves a water and sand mix injected at high pressure to break up rock and make it easier to extract signal gas and oil environmentalists call it "very dangerous." we have moisture but no heavy rain. >> not heavy. look at deficits: if more than 7" in san jose and livermore to more than 17" in santa rosa and we will get .1" from the system if we are looking. so far we have had .03" at santa rosa and .01" in san francisco. but headed to martinez and angel island to sausalito on to the great highway you can spree 9 --
see the leading edge of the rain. light rain through the commute until 9:00 and then it will be sunny this afternoon with temperatures five- to ten-degrees cooler than yesterday and the three day forecast then, three to four degrees warmer each day. above average tomorrow. possible records this weekend and a high on the seven-day forecast. sue? >> slick roads are the news story for the commute with a problem spot if you are traveling west 580 from the central valley we have a stalled at grant line and in the pleasanton area we have a garbage truck on the shoulder fully enguffed in -- engulfed but folks are slowing and taking an hour drive from the central valley up and over into the dublin/pleasanton area and east 237 past the lawrence expressway two cars got into it and their the drive times: 580 and it is
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pleasanton. we will talk with sue and the big-rig fire just ahead. >> the dump man tied to the disappearance of natalee holloway in aruba will be extradited to the united states to face charges in 2038. she is in jail in peru for the death of a woman. he is will be extradicted to face extortion and fraud when he served out his sentence. absolute loot is accused of taking $25,000 from the family of natalee holloway in exchange he promised to lead them to her body but be instead he left aruba and went to peru. >> we hear for the first time from the father of sandy hook elementary school shooter. he says he believes his son would have killed him if given the chance. authorities say the 20-year-old gunman shot his mother four times before he want on the
rampage at the connecticut school. the father says his son spoke with many mental health professionals regarding asperger s but no one saw violent tend answers. >> a philadelphia woman is waiting to learn if a finger needs to be ambassador -- amputated in a fight over a shopping mall parking spot. she was in a confrontation with a woman would stole her park at cherry hill hall in new jersey at normed stroms. the fight turned violent and the woman bit into her finger to the boat police released this image showing her inside the mall hoping to catch her. >> a new report this morning confirms that what many have suspected: we are paying more for wireless despite increasing competition in the market.
cell phone users who get a monthly bill pay $61 on average up $5 from four years ago. the reason? most of us use our smartphones much more than previously and with higher usage comes a higher price tag. >> mike this is light rain? >> the rain is light but everything is slick. you can see the windshield wiper s and fought -- not so many people jog as normal but that could be a monday thing. there is a narrow band of light rain offing across san francisco and richmond and toward martinez. you can see around livermore across 237 and down to los gatos, drizzle is falling right now. notice how quickly it will stop
raining. this is only 33 miles wide and starting to see clearing to the north with the dry air pushing in behind it and it will be a story of two commutes. if you are going to bart take an umbrella but temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's no matter what station you are going to. it is mild. you can see the bay bridge toll plaza is wet with the light rain moving in. wet morning and sunny and dry afternoon and building warmth the rest of the week pushes to record highs. today, we have mid-to-upper 60's and low 60's and upper 50's along the coast. tonight, it will be colder at five- to ten-degrees cooler and upper 30's in santa rosa and napa and palo alto is 42 and everyone else up to 50 in san francisco.
we have a weak cold front and possible breezes behind it. at 7:00, you can see the light rain rolling law by 9:00 it is gone. by noon clouds are breaking up and by the afternoon hours we are partly cloudy to mostly sunny and the temperatures hanging out at normal levels and less than .1" and two to three degrees warmer with 80s showing up by the end of the week. have the umbrella handy but this afternoon you will want the sunglasses. >> sue? >> we have a lot spot westbound 580 with an early stall and now we have garbage truck fully engulfed and they are saying possibly blocking lanes west 580 at santa rita and slow traffic from 205 a grind up and over the a pass into livermore and when you get beyond the truck fire it
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good morning at 6:23. hope you remembered to check your clocks forward. this is the gather dark -- the embarcadero and it is showing wet roads. we will check with a preview of "good morning america" at 7:00. >> good morning, the deepening mystery of malaysia airlines flight mh370 vanishing throw days ago with 239 people. what happened to the missing jet? reports from washington, dc, do beijing, with the breaking details next on "good morning america" this morning.
>> and "true detective" viewing was too much for the online streaming service. hbo actually crashed last night. they said and i quote, "due to overwhelmingly popular demand for "true detective" we have been made aware of an issue affecting some users. try again soon." we checked this morning and we could stream the show just fine. actor matthew mcconaughey is in the show. >> americans are taking public transit and everywhere but bay area the americans took 11 billion trips on public buses and trains and subways the highest numbers since suburbs starting billioning. new york saw the biggest gains, attributed to expanding bus and train networks across los angeles, houston seattle, and
miami to the increased ridership. in the bay area, caltrain with the route from san francisco to silicon valley saw a 3.38 percent jump in ridership from 2012. both bart and muni numbers were down part by a half of a percent and muni by 1.01 percent. >> we lend more of new security measures for the boston marathon with beefed up protocols. all runners have to be register asked and cannot care backpacks with flamboyant costumes toned down after the deadly bomb attack that killed three. 36,000 runners and a million spectators will turn out for the april race. >> the morning news continues at 6:00:30 with the top stories. >> including the overnight crime that has san francisco police fanning out across the richmond
district and what they were searching for. >> in fremont, three suspicion fires were set in the area including two at elementary schools. we have the latest investigation. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco tracking a band of light rain with live doppler 7 hd. where it is now, where it is going, what it will leave behind and record warmth ahead. >> from the traffic center, we have a look at the bay bridge with metering lights on at 6:30 1 with traffic jamming and back to the bay you can see the rain falling on the camera. ♪ they lived. ♪ they lived.
moving fine with the traffic. you will get your hour back. in the fall. >> big help. >> it is wet this morning. so it is a tougher commute. how is the forecast, mike nicco? >> wet. steady light rain for 45 minutes. you can see on live doppler 7 hd we passed through the better radar returns. if you are coming from the subway it will be wet. south of 80 headed to at&t park that is where our best radar is. as you cross the bay area, you will run into better runs. around berkeley headed to orinda and toward concord 242 680 four all getting a good light dousing right now and you can see on the campus, we are getting wet on university avenue in berkeley. you can see ahead of this we have drizzle. all the way down to san jose and
up to the north, though, clearing, and not so far behind and it is starting to push into guerneville. you can see the wet weather and the gentleman riding his bicycle through it. wet commute by noon hour and we are hang out with dry air and sunshine and we will have sunshine throughout the afternoon hours. the morning commute is the most affected and the evening you will need the sunglasses. >> we have this serious situation in pleasanton, westbound, 580, east of santa rita with a dump truck fire, a big dump truck, 53' long trailer obviously causing major delays. c.h.p. has issued a sig-alert and it is slow from the central valley and we will try for a live shot headlights are backing all the way up, westbound 580 near santa rita road and pleasanton so that will make for a nasty, nasty commute from the central valley to the scene and it picks up beyond the scene.
>> we start with breaking news we brought you at 4:30 fremont firefighters are investigating flee overnight fires on two different school campuses. >> we have new information with what students and staff will find when they return to campus. matt? >> light shows just starting in fremont the last 15 to 20 minutes and it is not stepping the investigation into the three suspicious fires. i spoke with a worker with the ymca and they have a before and after school day care program on the campus at the elementary school and they are work on getting another room if use before the students start arriving at 7:00. that is because the firefighters have blocks east building, and the bottom the exterior was damaged one of throw fires started this morning. first call came in at warm springs elementary at 2:40. firefighters found a shed on fire next to the little league baseball field much it was
damaged. the third and final fire was at warm springs park in the woman's bathroom blocked off by firefighters and they say the fires are obviously suspicious and are concern about the possible arsonist increasing the size of the fires. >> these are set to the exterior and if they are the building like this one it compromises the flow and our firefighters go through fire attack and other things can happen. our concern is we catch this individual and deal with it appropriately. >> the investigation is now in the hands of arson investigator and the fremont police department and they are now next door at warm springs park and they say they do not have any suspects at this time but they are working on it. no damage reported after a 6.9 earth last night off the
northern california coast 50 miles west of eureka. the there is what four miles beneath the pacific ocean. you can see the moment the earthquake hit there were no injuries reported but you can see there is a big jolt or big wave and the shaking was felt along the far northern california coast and parts of oregon which you might expect but you may not expect this some felt it in the bay area and even southern california. nearly 20 after sobs have been recorded including 4.6 magnitude there was no tsunami warning. >> in san francisco in richmond officers looked for an armed carjacking suspect. a man walked up for another person at 12th around 1:40 and demanded car keys from the victim but the victim refused so the suspect pulled a gun and fire add slot in the air and ran away to the park presidio.
officers searched the area and have not been able to find him. >> teaches from -- teams from eight countries are scouring the gulf of thailand for the missing malaysia airlines that was headed from kuala lumpur to beijing with 239 people on board. two passengers got on board the aircraft using stolen passports with tickets purchased together fueling theories of terrorism but they may have been used for illegal immigration. >> americans approve the way president obama has so far handled the crisis in ukraine by 48 percent to 43 percent margin. the survey by cnn indicates that nearly 60 percent of americans agree that imposing economic sanctions on russia appears to be the only option to end the crisis. >> over the weekend the kremlin beefs up military presence in
crimea part of the ukraine since 1954. pro russian forces want reunification with russia and there is a vote on sunday. in kiev the prime minister said he will not give up one bit of his country's territory. >> a warning for residents in the north bay no phony utility workers after a work truck was stillen. the 2008 ford pickup similar to this was taken on thursday and spotted in castro valley over the weekend. whoever took it could be using it to pose as utility worker and try to gain access to homes. the utility says homeowners should contact them if this is any doubt about legitimacy of the workers. >> a lawmaker is planning to introduce legislation to force electric utilities to beef up security in order to ward off an attack. this is surveillance video of a
pg&e substation in san jose where an attack knocked out 17 transformers in april. someone cut cables in an underground vault and snipers fired for 20 minutes. the state senator wants utilities to develop plans to deal with the breaches, restore power and better coordinate with local law enforcement. >> a man connected to an officer shooting is taken into custody and we are there. >> new video shows chaos at a california high school when a stage collapses sending hundreds to the ground. we are learning what might have gone wrong. >> hear the picture of the embarcadero in san francisco you can see the ground is wet and here is a picture of fire truck on the scene of westbound 580 in pleasanton where sue has been reports on a sig-alert with the big rig accident we and lanes
good morning, from the traffic center we are over a sig-alert accident in pleasanton area. it was a big huge dump truck, 53' long trailer caught on fire and was fully engulfed. the fire engines blocked the right lane 6 traffic. look at that backup from tracy to pleasant hill. it is an hour and 35 minutes from dubliner tracy to the dublin/pleasanton. >> the only way around this, that would be bart at 57 trains on time this morning. a horrendous accident with fire and the big dump truck westbound 580 at pleasanton. we have a new accident to report in 80 berkeley westbound and i am not sigh it on the live shot maybe closer to university we will watch this.
remark is getting into the berkeley maze just fine with no delays and metering lights are on if you head into the bay bridge with the commute lanes getting by just fine. mike has the weather. >> i have good news to report if you are trying to get out and about you may not have to deal with the rain longer in san francisco because it is tapering across from the exploritorium. to the north or in the high country they are getting snow and it is at the highest elevation with southwest wind at 15 to 25 and that will push you up the hill and help out your gas mileage. the rain is now moving into the tri-valley and where the big accident is going to get wetter but it falls apart at 70 to 74 in fresno and mid-to-upper 70's in los angeles and no snow in the forecast but record high is possible saturday and sunday in lake tahoe. watch out for the light rain if
you headed out and about moving into the heart of the bay and the south bay. comcast versus disney campbell will take on the miscellaneous head to head. >> car crash leads to angry bee attack with new detail on the bizarre weekend indent in southern california. >> first only on abc7 news, we are there as the man tied to a police officer shooting is taken into custody and what we are lending about the
covering walnut creek, burlingame campbell and all the bay area. >> welcome back this is the traffic center. this is a shot from sky 7, fire truck on the scene of an early dump truck fire. you can see the sig-alert has been lifted. lanes are getting by. unfortunately, the damage is done. we will tell you how the backup is continuing with the nasty commute from the central valley. kristen? >> ready for that commute? >> a san francisco police officer remains in the hospital after a welcome shooting. >> he was trying to arrest a man accused of trying to run over fellow officers with his car and our reporter is in san francisco with that story. nick? >> good morning the officer was shot on saturday and rushed to san francisco general that kicked off a law enforcement manhunt for the suspect.
we understand that in videos you will see only here the arrest of the 60-year-old jeffrey ruano as he was taken into custody after leading authorities on a multicounty pursuit from richmond to san jose early on sunday morning. he is accused of trying to hit two officers in the mission with his car on saturday. ruano shot san francisco police officer adam shaw in the 1300 block of florida street after a traffic stop. >> the officer is in good spirits, standing and moved to a wheelchair. >> police say multiple shots were fired at seen -- the scene and the first shot came from the car being driven by ruano. the car being driven by ruano started reverting toward the officers. he has been charged with using the car as an assault weapon.
he has not been charged with the shoot the officer but is expected in court later this week. >> at san francisco general for abc7 news. >> investigators are back at the scene of a stage collapse at a high school in anaheim. it was caught on cell tone -- cell phone video when the stage gave away on saturday night. 250 students were on stage. investigators are checking the permits to see if it included a weight restriction or limit on the number of people. >> this morning in southern california two women are recovering after being stung by a swarm of bees. it happened near los angeles yesterday involved in an accident and the driver hit a driver and knocked over a hive. the 17 yield driver was sting about 50 times but a 51-year-old was stung a thousand times.
>> looks like she was stung in the face and it was swell enand her arms and legs anything exposed was stung and her hands, and she was criming panicking and didn't know what to do and was frantic. >> he grabbed a san jose and sprayed her. a sheriff deputy was stung but was not seriously hurt. >> trading is underway on wall street so well look at the big board: the dow is down 29 points to 16,422 to start the trading week. >> comcast says it will invest hundreds of millions in california and florida theme parks. they took over universal you orlando resorts as part of the nbc acquisition in 1212 a challenge to walt disney tourism.
>> sue you are following the backup? >> the backup is into tracy. the fire is out. it was a big dump truck, more like a big rig and off to the shower, slow traffic remains and the damage is done. it is about 20 miles, now, between pleasanton and tracy. i checked the drive times and an hour and 35 minutes. take bart. bart is running 57 trains on time. a horrendous backup because of the early big-rig fire in the pleasanton area. use bart if you can. we will hook at san rafael richmond, i believe -- no that is walnut creek tail lates are starting to jam and bricks are on and the 24 junction shows slow traffic on monday morning give yourself plenty of time. mike?
>> a few sprinkles out here in san francisco and we will go to the rain totals and show how anemic at .02" in san francisco, and concord .301" and on 24, the caldecott tunnel hat the highest amount at $1" so -- at .1" so watch out to the tunnels. live doppler 7 hd shows moving out of peed important to the higher elevation along skyline boulevard and campus drive and toward bancroft avenue you can see that is where our radar return is and headed to orinda we have good radar returns along 24 headed to pleasant hill and you can see along 242 headed from walnut creek to concord to clayton a better radar runs extended up to pittsburg so
highway four is wet. the leading edge to the san mateo bridge right now is drying to the north. 280 and 17 to san jose is looking wet from the early drizzle but you will be getting the rain here in half an hour or 45 minutes and sunny in the afternoon, a change from morning to dry and building warmth for the week that could china mass with record heat this weekend. our cold front is weak and the narrow band of moisture is rolling along so i don't expect us to get much more than just a headache from this rain because it will do nothing for the rainfall different. by 9:00, it is gone. the sunshine is breaking out by noon and sunny in the afternoon so temperatures tonight are in the 40's at five- to ten-degrees cooler than this morning and warming trend begins tomorrow. look at the 80's inland on
as we hand things off to "good morning america" here are seven things to know before you go. the breaking news in fremont. arson investigators are investigating a fire at a daycare center at an elementary school at the ymca one of three suspicious fires. there was another at warm springs elementary and inside the women's budget room at program -- warm sprints farm.
>> and an earthquake 50 miles off the coast of eureka, and in the ocean, with shaking felt across the bay area. no reports of damage or injuries in the 5.9 earthquake. >> there was an armed carjacker who opened fire in san francisco in richmond district. no one was hit. the suspect was not found. >> electric out it wills could be forced to beef up security after an attack at a manage peg substation in san jose that knocked out 17 transformer and cut cables in an unground vault and fires at the site for 20 minutes. >> no sign of the malaysia airlines flight that vanished with 239 on board the crews from eight countries including the united states are scouring the seas between malaysia and
vietnam while investigators focus on two passengers that bought their tickets using stolen passports. >> rain from half moon bay, to antioch, and san mateo and circumstancing down to the south, so the south by will get it later in the morning commute and from sutro tower, it is dry if san francisco but by the afternoon it will be left over cloud and that is it. temperatures cooler than yesterday but where we should be mid-to-upper but the coast is upper 60's to low 50's. the evening commute will be easier weather-wise. >> seven, the big-rig fire in the pleasanton and live more area, westbound 580 is the reason for slow traffic. it is clear now. expect long, long delays. >> thank you sue, we continue online and twitter and facebook and all mobile devices. see you in 25 minutes.
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good morning, america. brand-new details on the disappearance of flight 370. three days in. the mystery deepens. the urgent investigation right now to identify two imposters boarding with stolen passports. images captured by surveillance cameras. the hunt intensifying for the black boxes and plane debris. big new questions about who or what caused this catastrophe. march madness. the big thaw across the middle of the country. temperatures skyrocketing to 70 degrees. the first taste of spring just before a new major snowstorm targets chicago to the northeast by midweek. stage collapse caught on tape. the heart-stopping moment that this stage gave way under 250 dancing teenagers. dozens of them falling into the orchestra pit.