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breaking news out of oakland this afternoon. we are live overhead where oakland police shot a robbery suspect following a chase. it happened just about an hour ago. you can see it is a very active scene right now with dozens of oklahoma police officers investigating. >> here is where it's happening, 27th street and martin luther king jr. way. they say they chased the suspect from east oakland to west oakland before he crashed his car. officers say the driver then tried to carjack another vehicle, but officers shot him. >> no officers have been injured. the chp has closed off the on and off ramps while they investigate. we will stay on top of this story and bring you more information as we get it with
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full, live coverage on abc 7 news at 5:00 and updates on twitter and bay area. and more breaking news, chaos erupting at the new folsom state prison where a riot broke out around 1:00 this afternoon. reports of at least one inmate's death and five others injured at the newer prison adjacent. they started fighting in one of the general population yards. they used inmate-made weapons. no staff was injured. as this story unfolds, depend on abc 7 news for updates on the air and online at abc7news.com. good afternoon. i'm larry beil. >> and i'm ama daetz. a cancer diagnosis for a former american president, jimmy carter made that revelation today. carter says he learned during a recent liver surgery that the cancer has spread through his body. he says he will undergo treatment at an atlanta hospital. carter was the nation's 39th president and served from 1977 to 1981. since then his wife has worked
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to promote peace and human rights through the nonprofit carter center. they also lead a work project annually for habitat for humanity. just two weeks ago carter was signing copies of his new book in san francisco. mayor ed lee tweeted this picture. carter is 90 years old and is the second oldest living president behind george h.w. bush. the highway patrol continues to search for a woman who either fell or jumped from the bay bridge after a car crash early this morning. >> yes, but now they're looking on land, not water, after determining she actually survived the plunge. here is janet oh. >> reporter: the coast guard started its frantic search -- the goal to find the woman alive in the frigid waters. >> the waters are cold enough to potentially caught hypothermia. >> reporter: the coast guard helicopter searched by air and boat crews circled around the bay while chp officers searched by foot. other agencies deployed boats looking for any signs of life along the waterfront. >> the biggest challenge when
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doing a search is dealing with the elements so, of course, it was nighttime. also you have to account for the tide and the water -- the way the water drifts. >> reporter: making it hard to spot someone in the san francisco bay. the rescue mission was called off after six hours. meantime, chp is investigating what led to the single car crash on the eastern span of the bay bridge this morning. there were three people in that car and when officers tried to talk to them near the crash site, that's when they say the woman was plunging 70 feet below. >> we believe the driver jumped over the rail and as the officer was about 50 yards away, she began to slip and fall. >> reporter: two other passengers who were involved in the car crash were detained and questioned by chp, but they were later released because there wasn't enough evidence to charge them. now chp is also following up on reports. a witness who claimed he saw a
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woman who made it to shore and hitched a ride in a dump truck. abc 7 news. there's little progress on the jerusalem fire burning in lake county. >> officials say the fire is burning in heavy vegetation and the lack of quality roads is hampering fire suppression efforts. that fire has now burned 16,500 acres. it's just 6% contained. at least 50 structures are threatened and mandatory evacuations are still in place for dozens of residents. firefighters say more homes will be in danger if the fire shifts to the west. >> look at that. we do want to turn to our forecast. >> spencer christian is here. it will get hot. >> it is going to get hot indeed. main lly sunny skies. the warming begins tomorrow. a live view from our mt. tamm camera looking down on the bay. no hint of any fog moving in from the coast or the golden gate which indicates a warm-up. it's 71 degrees in san
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francisco. oakland 77. 79 at mountain view. san jose, morgan hill, 86. 71 in half moon bay. the tower looking over san francisco, blue skies. current temperature readings of 82 at santa rosa. 87 in fairfield and livermore at 85. and as we look at blue sky over golden gate, a look at our first forecast. we'll see mostly clear skies this evening. maybe a patch or two of coastal fog will formulate tonight and in the early morning hours. it will be mainly bright and sunny early tomorrow morning and certainly in the afternoon. sunny and mild with high temperatures ranging from around 70 in the warmest coastal spots to mid-80s inland and the heat is yet to come. i'll show you how hot it will be in my seven-day forecast in a few minutes. ama? >> thank you, spencer. now to sky 7 hd showing a water main break that caused a huge mess this morning. it shut down a major roadway and flooded nearby homes. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony is live on danville
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boulevard. laura? >> reporter: hi, ama. work crews just wrapped up their repairs for the day. it's been months since they did just this kind of repair pretty much every day all over the east bay on the 4,200 miles of aging pipeline. this rupture this morning in alamo created quite a disturbance for people and animals alike. it was a gusher that buckled busy danville boulevard in alamo and damaged four nearby homes. one of them seriously. >> when the crews got out here there was damage to the homes here and a ten-inch cast iron main line has burst. >> reporter: a pet pig was inside a cottage. she was prompted to seek higher ground on the couch. >> she can switch a little bit, thank god. we took her in the boat. i was a little worried but i knew she'd handle herself. >> reporter: this was the culprit, a cast iron pipe, that was clearly corroded and
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installed in 1931. >> pipes break for a couple reasons. we have age, corrosion or ground movement. it could have been a combination of any of those things. >> reporter: the pipe was replaced with pvp. east bay mud estimates they're doing this type of repair all along their aging eastbound infrastructure 1,000 times per year. in alamo, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> the water main break in alamo was the second one in contra costa county today. early this morning a water main broke that sent water gushing through the streets. this is a tough sight to see especially in the midst of four years' worth of drought. several yards and one garage were flooded. more than two dozen people are still now without water. >> san francisco police made an arrest in connection to the theft of cameras from two bay area news crews at pier 14 last month. police arrested michael jones who is accused of pistol-whipping a kntv cameraman and throwing him to the ground.
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a photographer tried to intervene. he allegedly took both cameras and jumped into a waiting black bmw 7 series with two men inside. crew members of the alameda-based coast guard cutter stratton are back with their families this afternoon after 114 days at sea and two massive cocaine seizures. abc 7 news was at the coast guard island in alameda this morning as family and loved ones stood by waiting for the ship to dock. agents confiscated more than 74,000 pounds of cocaine over the past few months. >> we had all the bales of cocaine on pallets. >> it's estimated that all of this cocaine you're looking at here, that was being offloaded in san diego, is worth more than $1 billion. the police officer in training who shot and killed an unarmed black college athlete during a burglary in texas has
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been fired. >> abc 7 news reporter brandie hit has more. >> reporter: it's the mistakes made by a rookie arlington police officer during this burglary captured on surveillance video that led the police chief to make this announcement with the nation watching. >> i have decided to terminate officer miller's employment with the arlington police department for exercising poor judgment. >> reporter: brad miller, a 49-year-old officer in training, shot and killed 19-year-old christian taylor last week. the college football player is seen here vandalizing vehicles and eventually drove his suv through the showroom window. miller was one of six responding officers. while the others were coordinating an arrest plan, the rookie officer went in on his own and opened fire on the teen. >> we have shots fired. >> reporter: miller's training officer followed and used his taser. that's when miller fired three more times. >> i have found several decisions made on scene to be
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troubling. >> reporter: the shooting reminds many of michael brown's death one year ago in ferguson, missouri, at the hands of officer darren wilson who has since resigned. this week's violent protests in ferguson led to several arrests. but last night things were calm. a grand jury cleared wilson of any wrongdoing. now a texas grand jury will decide whether miller should face criminal charges. abc news, ferguson, missouri. deadly explosions as powerful earthquakes rock in china. still ahead at 4:00, what may have triggered the massive blasts. >> and the flight gate face-off. what happened when tom brady appeared side-by-side with the nfl's roger goodell in a federal courtroom today. >> new at 4:30, we will talk live with cal fire for an update on the ongoing firefight as the jerusalem fire continues to burn
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out of control. >> 7 on your side's michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. he will answer them live. michael finney on facebook or twitter to ask finney. our first look at the afternoon commute. this is the macarthur maze and eastbound 80, the oncoming traffic is bumper to bumper. on the right side it's looking good. still slow if you're heading back to 580. stay with
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developing news from china. at least 13 people are dead after two powerful explosions were caught on cell phone video here. the strongest was the equivalent of a 2.9 magnitude earthquake. people felt this for miles around. hu hundreds of people are in the hospital. this happened 90 miles east of beijing. new england patriots quarterback tom brady is still foyti in fighting to get his four-game suspension reduced or eliminated entirely. marcy gonzalez in manhattan. marcy? >> reporter: larry and ama, they still haven't reached a settlement, but as they left today, a lawyer for the players' union called this a productive day. today a deflate gate face-off in federal court.
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>> give them hell, tom! >> reporter: new england patriots star quarterback tom brady going head-to-head against nfl commissioner roger goodell, fighting to have his four-game suspension thrown out. the judge questioning the league's investigation, grilling the nfl about whether there's concrete proof that brady was involved in deflating game balls used in january's afc championship win saying he was having trouble finding evidence that brady was part of a scheme or conspiracy asking is there a text in which mr. brady instructs someone to put a needle in a football? the league's lawyer responding, no. >> judge berman was very clear. it was hard not to come away with a message that he was trying to deliver the league better soften up and engage in settlement talks or be prepared to face the consequences. >> reporter: the nfl is standing by its decision saying texts
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sent, maintaining that under the collective bargaining agreement, goodell had every right to issue and uphold brady's punishment. the judge urging both sides to continue working towards a settlement. if they don't reach one, they'll be back here in court a week from today. live in new york, marcy gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> all right, thank you so much, marcy. abc 7 news was in downtown oakland today as community groups demanded a bigger say in the coliseum city stadium project. today the group delivered a letter to the mayor and the developer asking for community benefits agreement that would include good paying jobs and affordable housing. >> the people of oakland deserve to be in any talks around public land because it's our land, and that's important to us. we want to make sure oakland is developed, it's vibrant. >> right now the project is still in the dream stage. the developer has presented a proposal to the city, but city
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officials continue negotiating with the oakland raiders. a drop in chinese currency for the second straight day sent u.s. stocks tumbling. at one point this morning the dow was down more than 270 points, but it managed to recover by the closing bell thanks to rising oil prices in the u.s. the dow closed down just 0.3 of a point to 17,402. >> intel seems to be making good on its promise to try to bridge the digital divide. the chip maker said today it's doubled the number of women and under represented minorities it hired over the past six months. according to a report released today more than 43 of the people intel hired were either female, african-american, hispanic or native american. the hiring is part of intel's plan to reach full representation of those groups by the year 2020. major milestone for periscope, the app owned by twitter. it gets 10 million users monday,
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four days after they launched it. twitter sceo says they are tryig to reduce spam and abuse on the platform and is considering adding a fast forward button. >> well, new shower heads sold in california will be the most water frugal in the nation. the california energy commission vote voted to phase in efficiency standards limiting them to 1.8 gallons a minute after july 2018. the current standard is 2.5 gallons a minute. it tightens standards for faucets and urinals and has announced a rebate program to replace old toilets and lawns. >> every drop counts at that point especially when we're getting to triple digits here by the weekend. >> we could use some showers from the skies. that's not happening for a while. we do have a little bit of a -- not a heat wave but a heat spike coming our way. sunny skies prevail across the bay area today. it's a lovely day, mild to warm across the entire region.
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here is a live view from our rooftop camera, blue skies over the bay. these are our forecast features. some areas of low clouds overnight. they won't be very widespread. mild to warm tomorrow much like today and we'll start heating up as we get to the end of the week and certainly by the weekend we'll have our heat spike peaking. here is the satellite radar composite image. the upper level low continues to spin offshore and producing showers out to sea. as we give you the forecast animation starting this afternoon and continuing overnight through tomorrow you see the low will be lifting and pushing inland without producing showers for us. summer sizzle returns to the bay area as a result of that low moving to the north. this area of hot air will expand westward into california and into the bay area. so by the end of the week we'll begin to feel a significant warm-up. check out the projected high temperature range for the next several days in livermore. temperatures right around average, upper 80s the next few days. saturday and sunday a high of 101.
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saturday in livermore a high of 103 and other location also break that as well. still a very warm day on monday and then tuesday and wednesday temperatures will settle into a more seasonable range. overnight look for the little patches of low clouds mainly near the coast. maybe a few will work their way out over the bay. temperatures in the upper 50s to right around 60. and then tomorrow sunny skies from coast to inland with highs on the coast up to or even above 70 degrees in some spots. mid to upper 70s, maybe a couple of 80-degree readings around the bay, and inland we'll see low to mid-80s, much like today, but friday it starts to warm up. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. mid-90s, low to mid-90s inland by friday and then 102 to 104 inland on saturday and sunday. we'll see 90 or above around the bay over the weekend. upper 70s. mainly even close to 80 on the coast over the weekend. a great weekend for the beach. temperatures start to moderate going into early next week.
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it will be quite a warm spell. >> thank you, spencer. the search is on for a bone marrow donor who could save the life of a 14-year-old. what is making it so difficult? top secret e-mails and hillary clinton's server? the new attacks the presidential candidate a new sea chance to tryew look. something different. this summer, challenge your preconceptions and experience a cadillac for yourself.
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back to school for bay area students while districts are still scrambling to hire teachers. they still had 12 teacher positions to fill this week. this is all a result of years of layoffs during the recession years and retirements from the baby boomers. excited for the new school year. >> it's been a long summer. he's been waiting for kindergarten to start. it should be a good day here.
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the school district said it will take years to recover. the search is on for a bone marrow donor who could save the life of a 14-month-old boy. >> he's one of only 30 people in the entire world with this rare autoimmune disease. abc 7 news reporter spoke with his mother in sonoma. >> are you doing work? >> he unloads my kitchen cabinets every morning. >> reporter: jack is like most boys except he rarely leaves his home. he has a rare autoimmune disorder which means a simple cold virus could be deadly. everything in his house must be sterilized. >> it's very nerve-racking. we are constantly worried. i actually don't go out much.
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>> reporter: the key to jack's cure is a bone marrow transpl t transplant. they haven't found a donor, so they went to tuesday's farmers market in sonoma to encourage more people to sign up. there are only 12 million potential donors on the registry. the biggest obstacle has been fear. it's as easy as swabbing their cheek. >> if it saves a life, i'll do it. >> reporter: as difficult as it is for jack to find a match, likely of european descent, the success rate is lower for non-caucasian patients. >> a lot of patients do have multiracial backgrounds like asian and caucasian or anything like that. it's much more complicated. there's still no match for jack and the longer he waits, the higher his risk grows for contracting a virus that could be fatal. in sonoma, alan wang, abc 7
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news. for more information go to our website abc7news.com. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues with a mom on a mission. how her efforts to help her daughter control back-to-school jitters are part of an international movement. >> but first, the new sign kim jong-un is gripping on to his power in the communist country. and that out-of-control jerusalem fire continuing to rage in lake county. we will talk with cal fire up next to find same plan. new phone. or a new plan. and a just in case. add a new line. or three. and unlimited talk and text for unlimited tweens. take a carrier store detour at target,
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back to the jerusalem fire that is burning in lake county. sky 7 hd overhead. the fire has burned 16,500 acres. it's only 6% contained. tons and tons of smoke into the air. nearly 1,700 fire personnel are battling the blaze and there are mandatory evacuations still in place for dozens of residents. >> for the latest on the fire, dan joins us on the phone. again, thank you for joining us for the second day. tell us about the firefight today. and if there's been any improvement from yesterday. >> we expect the same type of conditions, by about this time fire activity is really starting to pick up.
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late yesterday afternoon the winds started to increase, that pushed the fire into a northeasterly direction. the good news is as we reported to you yesterday, the fire is burning away from a majority of the homes in the jerusalem valley area but it continues to burn in areas that are very thick, very dry, and easily burning similar conditions to what the rocky fire had been burning a couple weeks ago. >> in general, would you say we are better or worse off than we were 24 hours ago? >> we are expecting the same type of conditions like yesterday. so we're hoping that the containment line that the retardant dropped all day long will really hold this fire back and not allow it to continue to progress as yesterday. the trouble has been erratic winds. yesterday we saw strong winds out of the southwest. we see winds in all directions. that challenges our firefighters. today will be a telling point
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for us. will it have the ability to grow the next several days? as you mention ed nearly 1,700 firefighters working in the battle. we're working against mother nature, very dry drought conditions. >> daniel, you mentioned the rocky fire and yesterday you said that was largely contained, but the fires were relatively close enough they could merge. what is the latest? have they merged? are they still in danger of coming into one fire? what can you tell us about that? >> the rocky fire has been holding at just under 70,000 acres so we haven't seen any growth of the fire in several days now. the jerusalem fire has burned right up to the edge of the rocky fire but it's that burned area that's not going to continue to spread. these aren't really merging together as one because the rocky fire on the outside perimeter successfully has been able to be stopped. it's 88% contained.
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but again, our biggest challenge is the fact this fire is burning in the other direction away from that burned area from the rocky fire. the fires have connected in the perimeter but it's not like it's becoming one massive fire. the rocky fire, there's a lot of cleanup to be done. still a lot of hot spots. that fire isn't growing. it's the jerusalem fire that continues to grow, and that's where we're putting a lot of our resources to slow down and stop this fire. >> all right, daniel, thanks for your time. we appreciate it. just imagine the fatigue of those firefighters. >> from one to the next. >> it never seems to end. hopefully the winds will cooperate. a reminder you can download our free abc 7 news app to get the latest information on the fire and other breaking news and push alerts for instant updates. free to download for smart phones, tablets and the apple watch. a great resource. colorado wildlife officials will test fish along the animas river.
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it will take up to two weeks to determine if the lead accumulated in the trout. an epa crew inspecting the mine accidentally released 3 million gallons of water. the toxins have now made it into new mexico, utah, toward arizona, and even to the grand canyon. >> the agency could be more upset about the incident happening, more dedicated in terms of doing our job and getting this right. >> the epa says the heavy metals will likely be diluted over time. federal environmental officials says the river system will need to be monitored for years to come. now to the presidential race and new e-mail trouble for hillary clinton. stephanie ramos stels us it involves the way she handled classified information. >> reporter: more e-mail trouble for former secretary of state hillary clinton. the democratic presidential
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candidate is turning over her private e-mail server she used while in the obama cabinet to the department of justice. two of four e-mails that the intelligence community believe should have been classified have now been deemed top secret. a thumb drive was also turned in last week. clinton's staff says it's the only device that holds copies of thousands of her e-mails. >> i fully complied with every rule that i was governed by. >> reporter: mrs. clinton and her camp maintained nothing on her server was classified at the time she saw it. but the attacks are pouring in. gop front-runner donald trump has accused mrs. clinton of breaking the law with her use of private e-mail. >> it is a big, big problem. >> reporter: but her role as the nation's top diplomat is also coming under scrutiny with gop rival jeb bush trashing clinton's foreign policy record. >> isis grew while the united states disengaged from the middle east and ignored the threat. and where was the secretary of state? where was secretary of state clinton in all of this?
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>> reporter: the attack may put her in a tough spot. will she choose to defend herself or criticize the obama administration on the campaign trail? stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. reports say north korean leader kim jong-un ordered the execution of the vice premier earlier this year. a south korean news agency is reporting kim had the 63-year-old official shot in may after he expressed discomfort with one of the leader's po policies. reports say kim has had more than 70 government officials executed since he took power three years ago. coming up on abc 7 news at 4:00, we could soon know if this year's el nino will actually be the drought buster california is counting on. >> and hoping for. but first, a dozen planes tossed like toys. the storm that's making a big mess out of a west coast airport. i'm michael finney. "ask finney" is just ahead. i'm still checking your questions on facebook and twitter. i'll answer your questions here live a little later.
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it's nice and mild today. i'll have the accuweather forecast in just a moment. and a live look at traffic for the golden gate bridge. that's the post card view. not a cloud in sight. and traffic is cooperating as well. northbound a little bit heavier as it usually is and a steady stream of cars oncoming heading southbound into san francisco but
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a big mess at chandler municipal airport in arizona. a storm packing winds in excess of 60 miles an hour blew in last night and tossed all these small planes around like they were little toys upside-down, side-by-side. officials say 41 planes were damaged. powerful gusts, large sections of a service building. no damage to the airfield, the control tower or the hangars. chandler is 22 miles southeast of phoenix. released at 6:00 a.m. by the national weather services prediction center. the evidence is growing that a huge el nino will dump heavy, perhaps historic rain in southern california and possibly here in northern california as well. >> we've been talking a lot
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about this amongst ourselves. spencer christian, we want to get your thoughts, weigh in on what you think is going to happen. >> it's certainly encouraging. the signs are the el nino continues to develop as it's developing now, we could get a lot of rain this winter. prepare for that, hope for that. here is live 7 doppler hd. thunderstorm hilda continues to weaken as she moves to the hawaiian islands. by tomorrow afternoon, could deal a glancing blow to the big island. tropical storm watch has been issued, but it doesn't seem to be a threat to any of the other islands as it will pass by to their south. on we go to the contiguous 48. sunny and hot everywhere. northern states, southern states included. and across the state of california and interior sections look for highs in the upper 80s to mid-90s and here in the bay area a mild to warm day but not hot yet. we'll see highs up to 70 on the
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coast, mid-70s around the bay. mid-80s inland. and we have a meteor shower that should be visible in the northeast sky tonight after 11:00 p.m. go check them out. it should be a wonderful display of light. and i'm back in. that's me standing over there. >> mesmerized. >> gazing at the wrong stars. >> isn't he sweet? >> there's only one star here. trader joe's is popular with shoppers. coming up, why the supermarket chain may suddenly be a hit with homeowners. >> plus, a parenting practice that is igniting controversy online. why one mother has agreed to breast-feed her friend's child.
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i'm 7 on your side's michael finney. do students still owe the school money if it clos
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this is interesting. analysis shows better to own a home near trader joe's than wholesale foods. they have seen their property values increase 40% since they purchased it. near whole foods was 44% and that's the value increase for all zip codes. the researchers looked through data related to 1.7 million homes and 188 zip codes. all right. time now for ask finney. 7 on your side's michael finney is here answering questions submitted to him. our first question and that said i received a phone message saying it was my final warning from the irs before being arrested and giving a phone number to call. is this a scam? >> well, let me put this to larry. you received this call, you were telling me. >> i got robo called three times in one day from the irs.
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>> how nice of them. they must be so concerned. it's a total scam, the biggest one i have ever seen in my career. this started off kind of slow in the immigrant community trying to scare people that were new to the united states. now it has exploded. it is everywhere. let me tell you what the irs does -- let me tell you what it doesn't do. it doesn't call you and threaten you. if they're coming after you, they come after you. they don't send police to arrest you. it's fake. they'll never even call you. everything is done by mail with the irs. >> all right. christopher e-mails i had a tooth extract that had had a gold crown on it. should i ask my dentist to factor in the value of the gold in my bill? >> yeah, he or she will probably not be your best friend anymore if you do that. the easiest way is just to ask for the gold. the bottom line is it's very hard to figure out how much of
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that particular piece of gold is worth because it's on or in your tooth but it is quite normal and quite common for you to say i want that gold given to me. and it's up to you. >> david e-mailed i went to college and they went out of business. do i owe them any money for tuition? >> there's a very good opportunity or very good chance you do not owe them. this is one of the few times where the government has stepped in. generally if you have a student loan you're not getting out of it no matter what. the exception is if the school closes down and the fed reacts. let me post information on my website. i'll post the links you need. you can check it out. a very good possibility you will not have to pay any more than you already have and may get a rebate. >> those people have been through so much. >> this is horrible, horrible. >> thank you, michael. well, a photo of a woman breast-feeding a boy who isn't her own child is igniting controversy. the photo shows jessica colletti
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breast-feeding her son and the son of her friend charlie. charlie says she wanted to breast-feed her son but couldn't do it herself and couldn't pump at work, that's when jessica stepped in to help. >> how did you make the decision to have jessica nurse mateo? >> when she offered, i was just nothing but thankful for it. >> had you ever nursed another person's child at that point? >> no. it was very natural. it was very -- it seemed very natural. >> well, a year later charlie has now moved in with jessica and her husband and jessica still breast-feeds charley's son. you can join the conversation on abc 7 news. a diet pepsi's much ballyhooed move away from aspartame. their reformulated version is hitting store shelves this week. the move was made because of
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plummeting sales due in large part to the unfounded claims that aspartame can cause cancer. some say artificial sweeteners can keep weight down. >> when you consume artificial sweeteners, they trick your body to think sugar is on the way and that gears your body up to store the food and creates insulin that leads to fat storage and stimulates your hunger and appetite and it slows your metabolism and increases fat storage. a triple whammy. >> the new diet pepsi includes sucrulose, another artificial sweetener on the market. >> a popular granola bar that seems to be packing more than protein. strong and kind bars could trigger a positive drug test, they have hemp seed that can contain low levels of thc. the army isn't saying whether the bars have caused a soldier to fail a test or how much you have to eat. the seeds come from plants with far less thc than the species
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used to make marijuana. some other health news. edible pot is causing confusion in colorado. a southern diet may taste great but it's not so good for you. jane king has more in today's wellness report. >> reporter: people who like fried foods and other popular items in a typical southern diet may be at risk of heart attack. the study found people who eat a lot of southern dishes are more likely to have a heart attack in the next six years. something called the alcohol and salad diet which is pretty much as it sounds. now what is the right dose of exercise for the aging brain? the university of kansas says at least 175 minutes a week is ideal. even a small amount of exercise helps people improve their thinking skills. and not getting six hours a night increases the chances of an early death by almost 12%. hormones are released as a result of sleep loss that speeds
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up the heart rate and increases blood pressure. those who do get enough sleep can positively affect their health. and colorado may ban the candy name may come with a labelled stock sign. the new rules are in response to confusion about the products and whether kids may eat them not knowing they have marijuana. from the nasdaq, i'm jane king. here is "to your health." trending now, the mobile dating app tindr is not happy with "vanity fair" magazine. >> they had an article about how it makes it easier for millennials to hook up. >> the author says tindr users are on to meet people for all kinds of reasons. some of them want to hook up. our data tells us the vast majority are looking for meaningful connections. the "vanity fair" response said the article isn't even about the app. all right.
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abc 7 news at 4:00 does continue. next up, the bay area girl breaking barriers and how she's enjoying a moment in the spotlight. now here is dan in the newsroom with what's coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. thanks very much. up next, a sigh of relief in alameda. an arrest of a serial prowler who police say assaulted a child. you're going to hear from neighbors who know him well. plus, the fifth graders going back to school and seeing the building blocks of education firsthand. those stories and more when cheryl jennings and i see you for abc 7 news at 5:00. bill's got a very tough 13lie here...... looks like we have some sort of sea monster in the water hazard here. i believe that's a "kraken", bruce. it looks like he's going to go with a nine iron.
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an immigrants rights group sued the department of homeland security seeking the immediate release of a manager at a bay area recycling center. 41-year-old daniel was detained by i.c.e. agents for a robbery conviction two decades ago. co-workers rallied outside san francisco's immigration offices in the hopes of stopping his deportation. he is a permanent resident who
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has lived in the u.s. since he was a toddler. one mother's mission to increase the visibility of children and adults with disabilities in the media has turned into an international movement. >> chris nguyen and how organizers are trying to change the face of beauty. >> reporter: think showroom in emeryville, cora is enjoying her moment in the spotlight. the 4-year-old from martinez born with down's syndrome is featured in this ad campaign for a local children's shoe company. this year's theme uses the hash tag i'm going back to school, too, and has been taking social media by storm. >> i said, cora, you're trending because people are just overwhelming with their likes and comments are incredible. >> reporter: the company's owners were inspired by a nonprofit organization called changing the face of duty which aims to get special needs children placed in traditional media. >> such a beautiful thing to collaborate with an organization that holds many of the same values as we do.
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>> reporter: the nonprofit by started by a mother whose daughter has down's syndrome and didn't see anyone she could relate to in the back-to-school advertisements and decided to do something about it. >> it fosters a whole new direction on advertising messages and, you know, the inclusion of people with differences. >> reporter: the messaging is all about celebrating diversity and they were glad to make cora's one of its stars. >> she's such a natural. you see her image in our catalogs and she locks like she was born for it. >> caller: a newfound opportunity to challenge the norm. >> if by having her picture out there changes people's minds and perceptions and stereotypes, i think that's a good, you know, move in the right direction. >> reporter: a young girl breaking barriers here in the bay area. chris nguyen, abc 7 news. thank you so much for joining us for abc 7 news at
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4:00. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm larry beil. we begin with dan and cheryl. and we begin with breaking news in oakland. police chase a suspected gunman from one side of the city to the other and it ends in gunfire. we're live at the scene. plus -- >> learning their patterns, knowing when they were home, if they were home alone. >> a teenager may have attacked nearly a dozen times. we are live in alameda with the arrest of a sexual assault suspect. also tonight, a gusher. it buckled a road and seeped into homes. abc 7 news talks with a san jose professor just back. abc 7 news starts with live, breaking news. abc 7 news has two major breaking stories happening. sky 7 hd is over oakland where an officer shot and killed a man accused of an armed robbery. in nearby alameda a 17-year-old
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boy was arrested who they believe broke inside, and in one case is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. we begin with a very active crime scene in oakland happening at 27 and martin luther king very close to interstate 980 north of the downtown area. carolyn tyler is live with the latest on the story. >> reporter: yeah, dan, i hear you. this is an active crime scene. a 23-year-old man is dead tonight after being shot by either one or more oakland police officers. it happened around 2:39 this afternoon right down the street here at 27th or near 27th and mlk. let me show you some video. this incident started at 59th and international boulevard in east oakland. police say they recognize the man as being responsible for an armed robbery perhaps earlier
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today or in the past few days. they tried to detain him but he took off, they say, and they chased him down city streets. they say this is in line with the oakland department's pursuit policy. they were going 40, maybe 50 miles an hour. when they got near 27 and mlk, he collided with another car. he got out and then tried to carjack someone else. the officer picks it up from there. >> we do know based on the information right now that the suspect was still armed with a firearm when confronted. when the officers confronted the suspects, the suspects still had the firearm, and we do know that officers did discharge their weapons striking the suspect. >> reporter: and the officers -- the police officers say that they are wearing those body cameras, so they do have that footage that they'll be

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