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involved. >> abc7 news has the story. >> reporter: it is the largest raid of an employer under the trump administration. customs enforcement, i.c.e. targeted about 100 stores including this one in los angeles. night santa clara. ice agents stayed clear of san francisco 7-eleven stores. the statement today, i.c.e. will enforce law. if you are found to be breaking the law, you will be held accountable. that prompted this reaction. >> with the sentiment that this administration has been expressing, i can't say that i'm completely surprised. >> the chairman of the republican party in san francisco said president trump is merely fulfilling a campaign promise. >> under obama, they had a president who didn't support them. now they have a president who he will support them doing their job. >> under president trump, there has been a 40% increase in
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deportation arrests. i found erica chavez just outside the day labor program in san francisco. she told me with all that is happening, we are afraid. today's raids follow a four-year investigation of a long island 7-eleven franchise business owner. the 7-eleven corporation in texas said these owners must follow employment laws. this obligation requires 7-eleven franchisees to verify work eligibility in the u.s. the mission check development agency helps local businesses in the predominantly mission district. many here are kernlt. >> it is extremely unfortunate. we know immigrants contribute a lot to the society. they have and always will. >> in the meantime, 7-eleven said it will terminate franchise agreements those convicted of violating the franchise laws.
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>> the plan about citizen ship on the 2020 census is not sitting well. millions of people won't participate in the cents fuss the question add. he says it is a clear retaliation against the state by president trump and his administration. >> he is anti-immigrant, anti-a lot of things california prides itself on. a cynical ploy like adding citizenship to the census, it is pretty blatant in my opinion and we have to push back. >> padilla says an inaccurate census could lead to a loss of millions of dollars and possibly the loss of congressional seats. we now know the name of a man who was kid when someone struck his car. sky 7 flew over the scene of the deadly crash along montecito road. the two-ton boulder hit around
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5:00 last night. firefighters twitd remove his body until a caltrans geologist could examine the stability of the hillside in daylight. the driver was 22-year-old man named hernan reyes aguirre. death toll from the california mud slides have risen to 17. part of highway 101, a crucial link between ventura and santa barbara was overwhelmed by mud and debris. it will be closed until at least monday. the share. said three people were hurt. among miss are gone sisters. 12-year-old sawyer and 25-year-old morgan. another sister and their mother are being treated at the hospital. 500 first responders are work to dig out the affected areas and the search for those who are missing. >> here's what the damage looks
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like if above. homes ripped apart. entire streets buried as rain poured in, causing powerful mud slides in far scarred areas. >> i didn't think would it ever turn into something like this. we've never seen anything like this before. >> search and rescue crews and dogs are going through affected areas, looking for anyone who may still be trapped. several people are still reported missing including this woman's friend. >> they can't find her. her boyfriend got swept away and watched her holding on to the front door. >> coast guard helicopters are rescuing some victims like this family of five with a newborn baby, a 3-year-old and a 7-year-old. the first floor of their home filled with three to four feet of mud. they were helped on to the roof and taken by helicopter. military vehicles are work nonstop to clean up the mud and debris block go nearby highways
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as more help waits to get in. >> part of me wants to leave and get it cleaned up and part of me can't leave. i need to help somewhere. >> the mud slides are also affecting animals. a family woouk a fwheech carpenteria found a dead bear. because of the damage to highway 101, many people have turned on boats to get between ventura and santa barbara. dozens of people including firefighters and doctors had to deal with cloppy waters during the 90-minute trip this morning. a cliffside home if pacifica are going to be demolished. the house was supposed to be moved and it obviously didn't happen.
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cornell walked the the owner. today he is live in pacifica. tough to watch. >> reporter: everybody knows this little yellow house. sadly, it will be torn down. letting it stand is just too dangerous. it is literally teetering. the former owner says her heart is breaking. this was her dream home. >> she is taking one last look saying goodbye to an old friend. >> we knew someday would it come. we didn't think it would be as fast. >> reporter: it will be demolished on thursday, ending a very long journey to save it. sky 7 shows how it is teetering on the cliff's edge. the backyard and patio is gone after years of pounding winter storms and erosion. >> that last storm in december of 15 was everything bad. just completely undercut the bottom of the cliff and it
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cracked is that fell. >> mcconnell and her husband bought it in out the zman did everything they could to save it including hiring an engineer. they hope to relocate it somewhere else. but a suitable lot was never found. they took possession of it last week after a purchase agreement. the last remaining cliff side apartment in the 800 block of esplanade was developed last year after. it won't be enough to save 532. >> we put so much love into that house. every spare minute. every vacation. every day off. every spare dime, nick and he will penny. >> she will be here on thursday to watch her home's demolition. abc 7 news.
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>> amtrak trains hit three different people and one of them has died. two of the collisions happened in richmond. one person died after being hit by a train around 4:00 this morning. another person survived being hit near triangle court around 11:30 this morning. and a train hit a third person at 6:40 this morning. nobody was hurt on board any of the trains. a small fire brogue out near coffee park where a gas line ruptured this afternoon. we understand it happened when a construction crew was trying to clear out debris. that of course is the area devastated by the wildfires. the fire is out. half a dozen customers are without power at this hour. the man shot and killed by san jose police at a power plant about this time yesterday was heavily armed and he was known to be armed and dangerous from previous drug and weapons violations. david louie has the story. >> police stay suspect jump ad
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fence to get to the metcalf energy center. he was carrying an axe. officers discovered another weapon in the black mercedes. this is audio from the police raid. >> the suspect's intention for fwlaek hasn't been determined bust he also had a second axe, a six-foot i'm that and several throwing knives. he was described as an asian man that challenged to kill him. he ignored 23 commands. >> when the suspect was approximately five to six feet away from one of the officers, one officer shot the suspect and then suspect continued toward a second off it isser. >> this is first officer-involved shooting last year. while the city has an independent police auditor, it
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is rare that a member of the public files a complaint. >> there were a total of 12. we've received complaints on one of those. >> he said it could be the shooter's family. chief garcia said he has seen the video from the officer's body-worn cameras. and seeing it. it has been traumatic. abc7 news. santa rosa police are searching for a man who robbed a market last night. police say the man demanded the clerk to tome cash drawer. now, when the clerk couldn't get drawer open, the suspect fired the shot. the clerk was not hit. police say the suspect ran away when the drawer could not be opened. a man and two teenagers are accused of using the rental
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forwarding bikes to pedal away from a crime scene. the three robbed a woman of her purse last flight at 48th street and san pablo avenue. police got a description of the bikes and spotted the robbers in oakland, riding the bicycles and carrying the woman's purse. they were arrested about 20 minutes after the crime. >> another flu death in south bay. this season has hospitals very busy and clinics full what is becoming the best option if you need to see doctor? >> taking timon while pregnant. new research shows how could it hurt how little girls develop. damp and dreary today. i'll let if you know it will brighten up for the weekend. >> is this snake slith entering into your heart?
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health officials in santa clara county have confirmed another flu-related death. at least 29 people under the age of 65 have died as a result of the flu this season. that's nearly a three-fold increase compared to the same time period last year. as a result, local emergency rooms have been slammed. chris has the story from san jose. >> it's the flu season that hasn't even hit its peak. >> these viruses are getting vicious. we have to be careful. >> in santa clara county, health officials have confirmed another flu related death. this one involving a person under the age of 65 who did not receive the flu vaccine but had no previous medical problems. >> if you are severely ill, difficulty breathing, et cetera, come to the emergency department and seek care. >> over the past month, more than 100 patients have been diagnosed with the flu at santa clara medical center. the medical services agency
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reports an increase in daily responses and medical trans ports. as local emergency rooms fill up, the praf telemedicine has become an alternative for patients who want to be treated immediately. this is a san francisco-based provider. >> so you can be treated quickly in the comfort of your own home. that's extremely important for the flu because you need to get treated within the first 48 hours. >> health officials say you shouldn't return to work or school until 24 hours after a fever has completory resolved. otherwise you could be putting others at risk? when you sneeze, it is going he have where. it can pass on to other people. >> so far at least five people countywide have died because of the flu.
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>> the flu is hitting everyone hard. in air args there have been more than 11,000 cases statewide. that come fires 1100 cases a year earlier. a federal judge heard arguments in the ongoing legal battle. >> they staged a protest outside the courthouse in san francisco. the demonstrators say the material natural will add to the environmental health problems that already exist in oakland and would especially hurt children already suffering from high asthma rates. >> we have no real use for it. we have renewable energy processes and technology and cold needs to stay in the ground. >> last year the developer of the projects sued oakland after they banned the storage and handling of coal. today, the u.s. district court judge is expected to decide whether the case should go to trial next week.
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today governor brown unveiled the $132 billion budget. his final one before leaving office next year. it includes $3 billion for k-12 education. $18.7 billion for transportation, and $3.5 billion for the rainy day fund. >> this is about steady as you go or exuberance, followed by regret and pain. so that's what this is. this is a prudent budget. >> the california faculty association disagrees. they want the governor to provide more money for hire education and to that end, they've created a pop-up of how many students have been turned away from csu's. each year represents 20 students. it goes to the legislature for revisions. aaa is mapping a new path and invest go in autonomous driving. aaa announced it will work with torque robotics to establish safety cry year for self-driving
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cars. this is video by torque, a technology self-driving country. the two companies who test on public streets on create a safety blue print for others to follow. aaa formed a partnership with an autonomous driving test center. a big snake is looking for a loving home tonight. the peninsula human age society say that rocky balboa, the bow a constrictor, has fully recovered from a broken jaw. someone discovered it back in october. rocky measures about four feet in length and the reptile will probably grow to about six feet. if you're interested in documenting rocky, contacting the humane society. let's look at live doppler 7. there's quite a bit of cloud cover. and falling below the radar,rad,
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there's a shower or two. a lye look from our kgo roof camera. some of the streets are wet and some of you have had to use your wipers. we've had some showers. it is a dreary view. 57, gilroy. a live picture from our exploratorium camera. i got a report on social media from somebody in daly city on twitter saying, hey, it's foggy is that drizzly. a live picture from our
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emeryville camera. gray and drizzly. dry and mild they are week. count on a light shower or a drizzle. hour by hour we go. some fog, some drizzle. 5:00 a.m., you will need watch out for the fog. around 6:00, don't be surprised if you see some spotty drizzle. most of will you see the clouds thin out but there could be a few sprinkles. it doesn't look like a lot between 5:00 is that 7:00 p.m. here's the 12-hour planner. dense fog and drizzle. 7:00 a.m. the temperatures in the 40s. noontime, mostly cloudy. there will be some sunshine. the numbers start to fall and the skies will begin to clear. tomorrow morning, not exactly a clear picture. there will be a few upper 30s.
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watch out for the fog. for the afternoon, temperatures, mid 50s to the low 60s. the cloud cover, a little heavier in the north bay. thinning toward the south bay and here's a look at the seven-day forecast. we are going for fog and drizzle. fog to sunshine on friday and then as we head into saturday, the fog becomes a little more patchy sunday. the temperatures will be up as well. mid 60s inland. low 60s along the coast. a mild pattern for the weekend. martin luther king day. there is a chance of some showers at night in the north bay. better opportunity of seeing a level one system on tuesday with some light showers there. and then possibly some more rain on wednesday. so the accuweather seven-day forecast does have rain chances. we'll keep you posted and keep track of live doppler 7. the benefits of birds. sometimes back ground noise can
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really make you feel good. then at 5:30 on world news. rescue teams trying to get into homes swallowed by mud. two dozen people still missing. and a deadly flu. the warning next. the u.s. state department issues a tough new warning. new at 6:00, the five states americans are being told sfx: squeak sfx: stair creak sfx: clink sfx: deep breath sfx: grunt sfx: tinny headphone music sfx: feet shuffling sfx: slice sfx: gasp sfx: inhale. exhale. sfx: lights scraping on roof sfx: metallic scrape sfx: grunt covered california. it's more than just health care. it's life care.
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it's just my eczema again,t. but it's fine. yeah, it's fine. you ok? eczema. it's fine. hey! hi! aren't you hot? eczema again? it's fine. i saw something the other day. eczema exposed. your eczema could be something called atopic dermatitis, which can be caused by inflammation under your skin. maybe you should ask your doctor? go to to learn more. doctors have long said acetaminophen is safe for mothers during pregnancy. the mothers were tested during pregss. the children were evaluated when they were 2 1/2 years old.
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girls showed more delays. about 65% of pregnant women in the u.s. take acetaminophen. it is an ingredient in a lot of drugs including tylenol, mucinex and nyquil. experts suggest you ask your doctor about which medicines are safe to take during when brirds exposed to constant noise, it primarily affects western blue birds. when chicks are born smaller than normal and fewer eggs are haxd. they were surprised that they had the most negative effects. they say it could be applicable to people. >> perhaps as an antidote for people, the sound of song birds. researchers at kings college say even a short burst of bird song
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can improve the mood of people living in cities. some sparrows. and the result is not fleeting. researchers say listening to the sound of birds can boost mental well being for more than four hours. from bird song to sounds from out of there world, fast radio bursts are bizarre radio wave beams have more energy in a fraction of a millisecond than the sun does all day. no one knows what causes them. but cal scientists just got closer than ever before. >> astronomers traced one radio burst to a galaxy 3 billion light years away. researchers say the beam is being twisted to a powerful magnetic field. scientists don't know the cause of such a mighty blast. it is so bizarre. >> vying to be the number one warriors fan. the instagram investigation
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next. first we want to thank manny for this. this is in the hills above san jose. we also love this picture of the transamerica pyramid. >> there it is. >> you can
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questions about the decision to euthanize a police dog. why following the letter of the law may not have been the right thing to do. and providing for the victims of the devastating mud slides down south. and remembering a political pioneer and powerhouse. today all coming up at 6:00. warriors will be without the splash brothers tonight at oracle arena. klay thompson is getting a day off to rest a sore back and
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sadly, steph curry aggravated his ankle injury when he slimmed at practice today. but on the bright side, kevin durant returned to the line-up tonight. and finally, why some wear hats and jerseys and one of the biggest fans wears his tribute to the ws. and he has both number 30 and 35 tattoo on his arm. >> can you believe it? the word gifted appears before the 30. and the number 35 is etched above the word snipe. >> kevin durant once used the sheenl, easy money sniper so that's what that is about. that's some intense dedication. >> he's committed. world news tonight with david muir is next. thank you for watching. we appreciate your time.
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tonight, as we come on the air, the desperate search right now. the deadly mudslides. rescue teams trying to get into homes swallowed by the mud. searchers breaking through rooftops. the coast guard helicopter rescuing a family of five. miles of highway blocked. oprah winfrey posting video. the damage right outside her window. and these pictures just in tonight. the son who raced into the home to save his parents just as the mud came crashing into their home. president trump tonight, after once telling our correspondent he would "100%" answer questions under oath in the russia investigation, tonight, signaling something much different. the deadly flu outbreak. 46 states. a 21-year-old son, an aspiring trainer, and a 19-month-old boy, both dying. and if you get the flu shot right now, will it make a difference, and how soon? the outrag


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