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the heart of the warriors now caught in a legal battle. draymond green facing a lawsuit for an alleged incident outside a bar in his home state of michigan. thanks for joining us. i'm jessica castro. kristen is off today. warriors superstar draymond green is known for his aggressive play on the court this. lawsuit alleges he's been violent off the court. abc 7 news reporter carolyn tyler joins us from the newsroom with details. >> reporter: well, jessica, this is the law south, and it begins with the sentence draymond green is a bully and describes the nba star as someone with an anger management problem on and off the basketball court.
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this morning the former mish football player is assault, jermaine green said he slapped him and also choked green's girlfriend. green was arrested and accepted a criminal key and reduced the charge to a noise infraction and edmundson and williams claim they were haunted by the run-in. he described the ordeal this morning during a news conference at his attorney's office. >> i told him last night that it didn't have to happen and it wasn't cool that bianca got choked. his response was to punch me in the face without any warning or any reason. >> draymond green's refusal to acknowledge the true facts and
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simply apologize like a man has caused my clients to be attacked and demeaned. >> reporter: well, green tells our sister network espn he is not concerned about the lawsuit and is confident things will be resolved soon. the warriors released a statement responding to the lawsuit saying, quote, this threatened lawsuit relates to an incident that occurred in east lancing, michigan over a year ago for which draymond paid a noise violation fine. the warriors will have no further comment at this time. the lawsuit filed against draymond green does not specify damages. in the newsroom, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. >> carolyn, thank you. this midday new details on the case of a 16-day-old baby left abandoned at a shopping center parking lot in the north bay. the child's father is now under arrest after a surveillance video captured him leaving the scene. abc 7 news reporter amy
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hollyfield spoke to a man who watched the whole thing unfold and joins us live from suisun city. amy? >> reporter: jessica, emotions are really starting to hit who found the baby yesterday. they are still thinking about him today, especially since police now tell us his medical condition has changed. they are putting the baby now in critical but stable condition. those who found him feel a bit attached and want to know how he's doing. wendall cooper is still thinking about the baby he found abandoned in front of his suisun city barber shop yesterday afternoon. police now say tests at the hospital have revealed the 16-day-old boy has a medical condition and is knit call but stable condition. cooper is worried more now than he was when he found him. >> hit me more when i seen they took the baby to another hospital. he's in critical condition, so it bothers me more today >> reporter: police say they have arrested the baby's father, 18-year-old daniel mitchell of fairfield. they believe he is the man seen on surveillance video leaving
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the car seat in the parking lot at 3:00 yesterday afternoon. when the barber shop employees first saw the car seat, they wanted to believe it was an accident. >> and we brought it inside and waited probably ten minutes because we were like maybe they will come back. we thought maybe they forgot the baby and then we went next door and watched the video and we seen that the guy pulled up and set him on the ground. >> reporter: now he's anxious for an update. i do want to know how he's doing. like i said, he looked in good health. >> cooper has pictures of the baby on his phone and he says he plans to keep them saying maybe the boy will come back one day and he can show him the photos. >> i'll keep it. my meet him when he gets a little older, gets a haircut because he'll need one. he had a lot of hair to be 16 days, he had a lot of hair, so hopefully we meet him when he's 1, 2 years old. >> reporter: i checked with the fire cheer in sues one city.
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he says his station is a safe surrender spot. you can leave a baby at a safe surrender fire station if you don't any longer want to care for the baby, no questions asked. the chief says he would have been happy to have cared for this little boy. in the suisun city, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. new this morning, the family of a 19-year-old football player killed in san jose hopes money will motivate someone to come forward with information. there is still no suspect in the teen's sudden death, so now they are offering a reward. abc 7 news reporter matt keller has details on how you can help. matt? >> reporter: jessica, this is an unsolved murder. no arrests yet. the grandfather who helped raise him just spoke to us inside this san jose church, and he gave an emotional plea to the public to help him find the killer. >> it still hurts, and it's going to hurt the rest of my life. he was loved by everybody.
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>> reporter: that's carlos who is a grandfather of joseph viramontes who was found at an elementary school in san jose on march 25th. he was shot to death. no arrests have been made. police say it's an open investigation. he was a student and worked as a dishwasher at local hospital and played football for the 49ers until he was 16 and his grandfather putting up a $5,000 award hoping it will lead to the arrest of the person responsible for the murder of his son. >> i want to know before i die who did this. >> whoever did this, please come forward. that's all i ask. >> reporter: san jose police told me the reward is a personal choice made by the grandfather and we hope that this will convince someone to come forward with additional information that will assist investigators in solving this case. if you have any information, call sap jose police or crime stoppers. reporting live in san jose, matt
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keller, abc news. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office is asking for your help tracking down a missing teenager who is at risk. take a look here at your screen. this is 16-year-old inoa ulukou last seen in the allen rock area. police have asked if nip has information on his whereabouts to please call 911. we're tracking developing news out of white house. president trump is unleashing a harsh new attack on his own embattled attorney general calling for a new investigation of hillary clinton. the president ranting on twit they are morning saying, quote, attorney general jeff sessions has taken a very weak position on hillary clinton crimes. where are e-mails and dnc server and intel leakers? according to the associated press, president trump has spoken with advisers about firing the attorney general. this morning house speaker paul ryan weighed in on sessions' future. >> the president gets to decide what his personnel is. he's the executive branch for
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the legislative branch. he determines who is hired and fired in the executive branch. that's his prerogative. >> sessions had actually offered to resign back in may when the president first publicly berated him for his decision to recuse himself for all matters related to the russia investigation. the president is scheduled to hold a news conference around the 12:00 hour. abc news will break in with a special report as soon as it happens. you can also watch it live on our abc 7 news app and streaming on abc7news.com. developing in washington, the showdown over health care playing out today on the senate floor. senator john mccain is back on capitol hill today for a key vote just days after it was revealed he's battling brain cancer. here's abc 7 news reporter megan hughes. >> reporter: arizona senator john mccain making a dramatic return to the senate after revealing last week that he's fighting brain cancer. today joining republicans' uphill battle to repeal obamacare. >> i know many of us have waited
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literally years for this moment to finally arrive. >> reporter: mccain has been recovering at home over the weekend tweeting this photo on a hike with a friend. the president calling him a brave american hero on twitter today saying thank you, john. for president trump the vote to move forward on debate would be a much-needed win. >> after seven years of saying replace and replace obamacare we have a chance to now do it. >> reporter: speaking at a boy scout jamboree in west virginia, trump called out that state's senator, a key holdout. >> need to get senator caputo to vote for it. >> reporter: one looming question, what measure will ultimately come up for a vote? will they repeal and replace obamacare or just repeal? right now neither has enough votes to pass. >> we haven't even got to see the bill. even the republicans haven't seen the bills >> reporter: republican leader can only afford to lose two republican votes and still move forward. vice president mike pence is expected here on capitol hill
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this afternoon in case he's needed to break a tie. megan hughes, abc news, capitol hill. new this morning, san francisco police are asking for the public's help to identify two persons of interest in the shooting death of a man in the city's marina district. that victim is 32-year-old kelly freeman who was found shot on alhambra street on may 20th. freeman was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, and now police want to find these two men you see here. surveillance cameras captured these images of them near the scene. one was wearing a maroon or purple hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark tennis shoe and the other had dark pants, a black jacket and white and gray air 13 jordan basketball shoes. if you have any information, call san francisco police. a bay-area teacher is under arrest, accused of sexually abusing a young student. palo alto police say 35-year-old john patrick root of san francisco had abused the 15-year-old at several locations
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around town for -- over the past several months. the two met at the school of rock on middlefield road in palo alto where root worked as a part-time music teacher. detectives are working with the school to see if there are any other victims. happening now. governor jerry brown and former governor arnold schwarzenegger are joining forces, at least for one day only. the current and former governor are making a joint appearance at treasure island to sign the landmark climate bill that extends the cap and trade program. the bill passed the state assembly last week and the program sets a cap for companies like factories and refineries on greenhouse gas emissions. abc 7 news reporter leslie brinkley is at today's bill-signing and will have much more on "abc 7 news at 5:00" and 6:00. and the other big story this morning, baby charlie. terminally ill little fwhoi london, his parents back in court this morning asking for one last wish as they spend their final moments with their
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son and if you have tickets to tonight's concert featuring haul & oates and tears for fears in san jose, listen up. what you need to know about a refund now that the hoe is postponed. >> taking a look at our weather. you're going to see a lot of sunshine today, even out towards the coast but the sea breeze will keep our temperatures pretty much in check today, but let me give you a sneak peek at what's coming in our inland neighborhoods. a wealth of 100s starting thursday the impossible meeting. >> i'm so nervous. >> why a i am a first responder tor and i'emergencies 24 hours a day,
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new developments today in the case of the sick british child capturing worldwide attention. charlie gard suffers from a rare genetic condition and yesterday his parents gave up their bid to try to get their son to the u.s. for an experimental treatment. well, today, lawmakers for the parents were back in court asking for permission to take their son home so that he can die there. the parents say the hospital is putting ops calls in their way. the hospital meanwhile wants to resolve the issue through a mediator. the judge said today he will make a ruling, if needed, but would really like both sides to reach a mutual agreement. a family emergency led to the cancellation of another concert in the south bay tonight. hall & oates and tiers for fears will not be performing at san jose's s.a.p. center. the bands are working on rescheduling so hold on to your tickets but if you do want your money back the concert promoters
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tells abc 7 news the refunds are available at point of purchase. the second in less than a week that a big concert was postponed here in the bay area. on friday counting close and matchbox 20 cancelled because of a problem at the shoreline amp theater in mountianview. match box 20 rescheduled for tonight but the counting crows were not available. ticketmaster offered up direct refunds for people who bought tickets directly from them but won't be able to refund from third-party vendors. a teacher takes drastic measures to bring attention to getting school supplies on a budget cut, and necessary on abc 7 news how she's raising money to help classrooms all across america. and a live look at our santa cruz camera.
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of gum disease. try new parodontax toothpaste. ♪ welcome back. good news if you ever have a late night fast food craving while riding in the back seat of a lyft. takao bell is launching a new lyft feature called taco mold on the ride-hailing app, part of a test run. all you have to do is push a button and your lyft driver will take you to a taco bell driver through between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. for now taco mode is only being offered in southern california and orange county, but if things go well the service could roll out all across the united states sometimes next year. what do you think? >> yummy. >> would you use it? >> that's the only time i would eat it at 2:00 a.m. >> when a lot of people eat taco bell. >> that's when my kids eat it. i don't know what that's all about. >> have you been outside? >> not this morning. >> haven't had a chance to get away from the desk?
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>> yesterday i spent a great amount of time playing tennis outdoors and i really enjoyed it. >> today will be about the same. we saw the growing pains right there, from, look at, the growing changes from the marine layer. it grew so big it was topping mt. tamalpais for the morning hours and this sea breeze will knock down any extreme sunshine heating that we get today but this will be one of the last days where we're comfortable with the break from the heat. cool clouds returns tonight. there's our buddy. yeah, we're talking to you. look at him. he's trying to play shy. he hangs on inland. sorry, i would like to stay on. 67 in san francisco and san mateo and of the in hayward. see a lot of 70s elsewhere so very comfortable if you're headed out soon for lunch. noon to 10:00, fastest winds up through san pablo bay and all the way through the delta so be careful. our last seasonal afternoon with temperatures mid to upper 80s. up in the north bay we're having 82 in santa rosa and novato 80
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and sonoma about 78 degrees and napa 78 also. san jose lacking in the heat. 81 degrees and milipitas 76 and santa cruz 70 and on the peninsula today it will be cool to mild from say, you know, 62 in pacifica to mountianview to about 78 degrees. let's take a look over at the east bay and 72. pretty comfortable in oakland and for san francisco, about 66, same as yesterday and same thing in richmond and 69 in the mission. all right. let's take a look at what's going on as far as our planner for the rest of today. noon, you can see 60s and 70s and 80s creeping inland from 3:00 to can have and you're back in the 70s and 50s at the coast. going to be a great evening to be outside and maybe you can get dinner out on the back patio. tonight it's law enforcement appreciation night at the giants game at at&t park. 61 at 7:15 and dropping down to about 57. we'll keep dropping into the mid to upper 50s tonight. let's take a look at my
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accuweather seven-day forecast. the heat is going to be inland. 92 starting tomorrow and look at the string of 100s thursday and friday and mid to upper 90s, saturday, sunday and monday. the heat won't make it everywhere. we'll still have 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. jessica? >> mike, thank you. a third grade teacher in oklahoma is drawing national attention to budget cuts in schools. theresa pan handled at an intersection for money to buy school supplies. she makes $35,000 a year but ends up to $3,000 on her class right now annually. danks appeared on "good morning america" earl pier today announcing a new foundation to help teachers. >> we're at this moment starting a foundation to try to, you know, get supplies into the hands of teachers across america. that's our goal, and so we have to have our gofundme account but even as of today you can donate directly into rcb bank in the state of oklahoma, any of them.
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>> danks says it's important that students, especially those in elementary school, have supplies for a hands-on education. for most children a trip to disneyland is a dream come true, right, but not for this little girl. she says her trip was far from magical. the toddler vents her
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coming up on "abc 7 news at 4:00," is the end of a line for a drug store on every corner? . the new startup disrupting how you get your prescriptions and acupuncture and tai chi. we look at some of the ways to get relief from back pain tonight at 5:00. a little girl named mila is venting her frustration after a recent trip to disneyland that didn't go exactly as she imagined. >> can you take me to space mountain. apparently if you're tiny you can't ride the spaceship. you want to see a princess, guess what, a big line. >> the 2-year-old from arizona distinctly unimpressed with disneyland. her adorable tirade recently post pedestrian on youtube by her mom and it's been viewed more than 14,000 times. we should note that disney is the parent company of abc 7.
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hopefully she'll warm up to it later in life. >> and we can make funch ourselves. she's cute, if you're too tiny she can't go on space mountain. >> has a great vocabulary for a 2-year-old. have a great day, we'll see you later.
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