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march 14th. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. when will we see a lot of rain today. i don't think we'll see a lot today. that's the difference between yesterday and today. live doppler 7, around orinda and moraga and lafayette on highway 24 there. it goes 680 to san ramon through danville and ross moore. up through pleasant hill, martinez to pittsburg to fairfield. we do have a chance today of scattered showers and brief downpours and breezes. the chance of lightning and hail, it's only adding up to a 1 on the storm impact scale. here's a quick look at the 12-hour planner. you can see by 7:00, the chance is about over. it's going to be another chilly day. low to mid-50s. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. we have our first issue in the south bay. not a lot of details in yet. but we have a new crash south of the 286/80 split before story
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road. no word on injuries yet. but we have possibility of one vehicle flipped on its side. i'll be in touch with chp to get more information. not much much a backup. little slow north of there in the downtown area. not terrible at the moment. we're -- here's a live look at traffic coming toward us on southbound 101. road spray is kicking up. slow down and drive for conditions today. thanks, alexis. developing news. you won't believe this video we're going to show you. this is a driver who hit a 12-year-old girl and seconds later, she keeps on driving without even helping her. >> this morning, san jose police need your help to track down that driver. matt keller is live for us in san jose. matt? >> reporter: natasha, the car was stopped there. the girl was standing here. the light turned green. that car turned left and the girl was hit right in the middle of this crosswalk. we want to warn you, some people may find this surveillance video
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disturbing. it happened around 8:45 monday morning. the girl was walking across the street with the car turning left on to julian. the car does not yield to her and hits her. the girl climbs back up to her knees as a car coming the other direction stops and that driver gets out and appears to help out the girl. the 12-year-old was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. as for the car that hit her, four-door toyota camry. another surveillance camera shows it pull over briefly before taking off. the driver never got out of her car. she's skriebd as a woman in her 40s or 50s. if you'd like a closer look at the video, go to reporting live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. very disturbing. matt, thank you. the man considered to be the world's greatest living scientist has died. stephen hawking was 76 years old. hawking redefined kos molg as a union of relativity and quantum
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mechanics. he discovered black holes and a phenomenon that was later known as hawking radiation. hawking lived with a.l.s., lou gehrig's disease since 1963. he spent much of his life confined to a wheelchair and relied on a speech synthesizer to help him speak. here's something he said in 2010 to diane sawyer. >> it's regarding advice he passed on to his children. he said, quote, remember to look up at the stars and not look at your feet. two, never give up work. work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. 3, if you're lucky enough to find love, remember it is rare and don't throw it away. happening today, students across the nation are expected to walk out of class to protest gun violence. for some of the bay area, participation could come with consequences. the milpitas unified school
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district is warning students that they could be punished with an unexcused absence if they leave campus. >> i think it's worth it to get up and leave to prove that we deserve to be able to feel safe. >> we cannot say that it's okay for students to protest one issue but then not another issue. so what we need to do is stay neutral. >> milpitas high school students are planning to leave campus and walk to the police station at 10:00 a.m. the district has coordinated with police to ensure that students get there safely: we want to thank everyone who reached out to us about walkouts at your schools. please share your experience on social media and use the #walk out bay area to feature the comments and photos on air and online. reggie, we should mention, we've been watching throughout the newscast, student walkouts that have begun.
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not just here in the bay area. we've seen these live images from silver springs, maryland. just outside the washington, d.c. area. you're seeing this wide view here because of students that actually walked off campus. they were marching through the streets. this is what it looked like a few minutes ago when we saw the really large crowds. what they're doing right now is they are actually on their way to the nation's capitol. they were at this bus terp nall, boarded, i believe, some of the mass transit to get to the nation's capital. all of this part of a move to protest gun violence in parkland, florida. i'll watch for other walkouts. a nationwide walkout. you'll remember the florida high school shooting was exactly one month ago today. this is why it's happening now. >> jessica, thank you. a student is recovering from injuries when a teacher
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accidentally fired a gun inside a classroom. bullets lodged in the teen's neck after a shot hit the ceiling at seaside high school yesterday. the teacher involved works as a reserve police officer in a nearby city. he was placed on leave. the student is expected to recover. happening today, the san francisco police commission is scheduled to discuss how police officers use tasers. the sfpd has been granted permission to use electroshock weapons. the question is how to regulate that. commissioners may vote to oppose proposition h on the june ballot to establish less restrictive guidelines for when tasers may be deployed. critics see it as a way to bypass the oversight authority. the race for the next mayor of san francisco is expected to be heated. apparently, this is going too far. >> amazon now one step closer to having a drone drop off your package. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. look at the chances of rain all the way through saturday morning the way through saturday morning and they pick up again
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right now, it's squeezing out showers in the high country from skyline boulevard to santa cruz. look at that. we're up to 14 degrees cooler this morning. each in san francisco nearly double digits cooler. upper 40s to low 50s on the peninsula and out towards the coast. 50 in san francisco and san carlos and concord. 51 in oakland and hayward. temperatures were in the low 60s yesterday believe it or not. the rest of us in the mid to upper 40s. highs today, mid to upper 40s. about 54 to 59 degrees and lows tonight will be hanging around in the mid to upper 30s in the north bay with snow around lakeport and ukiah. the rest of us, upper 30s to low 40s in the east bay valley. low to mid-40s bay and coast. more rain on the way. i'll have it coming up. let look at the road. we're looking at soggy driving conditions in walnut creek. we've got road spray kicking up southbound 680. no major delays and not a ton of brake lights. everyone is moving along pretty
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well through that stretch. once you get beyond that, westbound 24 before you get to fish ranch road, we had an earlier crash. had to run a traffic break to get out out of the way. we have a collision in the south bay. we'll head back to san jose next. london breed will no longer appear on muni bus shelters. a complaint was filed to the ethics commission saying it violates city policy against political ads on transit policy. clear channel is now removing all of the signs and has apologized. wikipedia helping youtube fight conspiracy theories. >> are you ready to see robots roaming sidewalks in san francisco? you better be. the approval dpranted by city leaders. more school walkouts happening right now. i showed you one in the d.c. area earlier. this is a live look in cherry hill, pennsylvania. students marching around the
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now breaking news from the abc 7 live desk. breaking news from the uk. theresa may just announced the nation will expel 23 diplomats from russia in the wake of an ex-spy poisoning. it's the largest of its kind since the cold war. the prime minister announced that the russian diplomats have exactly one week to leave britain. all of this comes after a nerve agent attack on a former russian spy and his daughter earlier this month. this is a video that you're seeing of the investigation into that poisoning. may also announced economic and diplomatic measures against russia, each call for the royal family not to attend soccer world cup this summer. back to you. youtube getting ready to show a new tool -- videos
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containing conspiracy theories about events like the moon lappland will include facts that counter the theory. it comes weeks after google-owned youtube was criticized for -- in the trending section of the site that claimed that a person from parkland florida was a paid actor. new details regarding delivery robots in san francisco. new regulations will take effect after the board of supervisors approved fees for the program last night. robot delivery companies must apply with public works to obtain a permit and pay $860 per device. the regulation was proposed about a year ago afro bots started delivering sandwiches. they plan to take a second vote next week. amazon one step closer to using drones to deliver your packages. >> are you ready for in.
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the mercury news received a pat ept for cushioning packags with inflatable airbags. this would allow packages to be dropped from as high as 25 feet. the patent drippings is pretty wild. it says a drone could inflate the airbag with a gas canister or from the air being blown by it propellers. amazon in theory has safety in mind. it could be inflated should the drone lose power or flies out of control. in other words, the airbag could cushion the fall of the drone itself. >> is it saving the drone or us? >> that's a very good question, mike nicco. each an airbaged drone would hurt if it hit your head. >> pat ept applications don't always come to fruition, but could be problematic. >> sounds a lot like the mars rover. >> except nothing is on mars, hype thet thet c--
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whereas earth is. >> the form of drops coming from the sky. we're coming up on 6:18. an hour at sfo this morning. here's a look at the sprinkles or light rain this morning. it's mainly on 280 as you're to the west of belmont. you can see right around danville, we had showers but i guess it's dried up. now we move up to concord and bay point and pittsburg. it's all moved on also. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. you can see some of the wetness hanging around. scattered showers, isolated thunderstorms. not only today. each more so tomorrow and into friday. hopefully, we've got the luck of the irish for the dry weekend. mainly cloudy, a lot of gray out there. then the clouds open up before the next showers roll in. probably around 10:3011:00. notice some orange and a lot of the yellow.
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there's brief heavy down tors and locally gusty winds. 4:00, still dealing. but more isolated. by 7:00, they're about over. we'll have a quiet overnight. here's a look at 4:00 tomorrow morning. actually the clouds open up in some neighborhoods. it will be cooler tomorrow morning. tomorrow at 9:00 and all throughout the day, a much more active pattern. snow level drops to 3,000, maybe 2500 feet friday and then we'll see clearing for irish -- for our st. patty's day on saturday. it looks to be a brighter, drier and warmer day. how about the commute this morning, here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. so far it's bp pretty quiet when you compare things to yesterday's commute when we were soggier and had more incidents. we're dealing with one in the south bay. northbound 101 to story road. a three-car crash blocking the hov lap. not a huge
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here's a live look outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights on for almost an hour. they were flipped over at 5:23 this morning. typical delays approaching the maze. the rest of the area bridges looking great. westbound 580, richmond-san rafael bridge, seven minutes. westbound 84 across dumbarton bridge, looks great at ten minutes. sky 7 over a police chase in napa. they attempted to pull over a man who is a suspect in two shootings in san francisco. deputies say as the driver left the scene, he threw these items out of window. an ar-15, a bag containing ammunition clips, a pistol loaded with illegal bullets, a ski mask and kevlar vest. police eventually arrested the man from san mateo county. former first lady maria shiefr will keynote the
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conference. middle east women's rights expert, manal al sharrif. abc 7 has been a proud sponsor from the beginning. the conference is april 24th in san francisco. how does having a golden state warrior serve you coffee sound? or a cup of joe from the champ. >> you never have to put together ikea items again. thamgs to a company. here's rob marciano with ahead on what's on "good morning america." >> good morning. coming up on gma, thousands of students across the u.s. preparing to walk out to bring attention to gun violence and remember the 17 lives lost at marjory stoneman douglas high school. we'll be live from parkland and speak with one
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never more than 7 minutes aw -- minutes away from from. we have a chance of thunderstorms and lightning. the biggest threat will be small hail. it won't do any damage. but it could make it look like snow in areas. now breaking news. a major recall from ford. recalling 1.4 million cars. it's all, believe it or not, because the steering wheel can actually come off. you heard me right.
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it can detach from the column and drivers could lose control. the recall covers 2014 to ford fusion and lincoln mks cars. some of the pretty famous brands and the new models as well. ford knows of at least two crashes and one injury that was caused by this problem. they say it's a problem that the bolts can actually come loose over a period of time. they will replace those at the dealership. back to you. jessica, thank you. the oakland a's, their slogan rooted in -- the garden near the right field flagpole. it will sell and produce and donate the money to help send students to college. tomorrow, warriors fans may see a guest barista who looks familiar. he will be serving coffee at the ferry building in san francisco. it's the second year in a row he will do this.
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a special blend honoring the 2017 nba champs. people donate 5% of the proceeds to the warriors community foundation. javale will be there tomorrow afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 you can have your ikea furniture assembled for you whether you buy it online or in the store. this happened last year when it acquired task rabbit. the assembly service is available at stores in the bay area, including in palo al owe tann -- alto and emeryville. the assembly start at 36 bucks. well worth it for the -- >> frustration. >> all of that. san francisco is fighting back against president trump's immigration policies and they're doing it with money. action is now being taken against the bay area fertility clinic that may have lost patients' eggs. we'll take you live to a local high school as thousands of students across the country
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are planning to walk out today. yes, we've been following the school walkouts across the country. in the last few minutes, we've seen protests in d.c., pennsylvania, as well as maryland. it's just the beginning. they want tighter gun restrictions. we will have
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>> announcer: good morning bay area. this is abc 7 mornings. good morning. it's 6:30 on wednesday, march 14th. you just have to be prepared for rainy weather. >> absolutely. yesterday, today, tomorrow. having aly bit of a stretch of it. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> pretty active weather. remaining cooler than average with the scattered showers. here's a look at the storm impact scale. i put a 1 on it for today for the scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms out there, which means hail and breezes. let's see what's happening now. a little bit of shower activity over the ocean that could move in during the latter parts of the commute. the rain moving through the east bay should be out of here in a few hours. the bay towards oakland and leandro. mid to upper 40s at 7:00.
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low to mid-50s through the afternoon hours. showers tapering. also the temperatures down nearing the upper 40s by 7:00. how is the commute this morning? here's alexis. >> i have one new issue on highway 4 initially. it was reported on the heavier side. i did confirm with chp, it's eastbound highway 4 before alhamb alhambra. possible injuries and at one point all lanes were blocked. i believe the far left lane is getting by. one of the vehicles involved is sort of dangling over a ridge. i'm keeping a close eye on this. so far, not impacting the westbound side. but eastbound, normally your safest time of day. we're seeing a delay there. westbound 80, emeryville stretch, approaching the maze. stop and go traffic. but not too bad overall. we'll look at drive times up next. bay area schools preparing for walkouts. >> at 10:00 a.m. local time, students will join students across the country to call for changes in gun policy. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live for us in
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union city. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, natasha. we're at the largest high school in northern california. they do have a walkout planned for today. we just met with some of the organizers just a few minutes ago. they are wearing orange, which is the color of the movement. they tell us they were worried about the rain today. but they say they will walk out even if it is raining. they are demanding actions from lawmakers. they're saying this is not political. that this is about their safety. >> i look at the pictures of the students who passed away in florida. i see myself. i see everyone in that school. all the seniors who are getting ready to go to college, the freshmen who are just fitting in, figuring out who they are. i see all of this. it's a scary thought. >> this will be happening around the bay area. in oakland, elementary school students practiced yesterday for today's walkout. the shooting in parkland,
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florida, those happened one month ago today. 17 people were killed. so today, expect to see 17 minutes of silence at some of the walkouts to remember those lives. at this one here at james logan, there will be a die-in. school districts across the bay area say educators will be supporting students in their efforts today. reporting live in union city, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. amy, thank you. we want to thank everyone who reached out to abc 7 news about walkouts at your school. show your experience with us on social media. use the #walk out bay area to feature it on air and online. the man charged with the florida shooting rampage that sparked the walkout is going to be back in court this morning. 19-year-old nikolas cruz faces arraignment on 34 counts that includes counts of premeditated murder. one for each of the 17 people he's accused of gunning down at stoneman douglas high school in parkland, florida. they intend to seek the death
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penalty. cruz's lawyer said he was ready to plead guilty if prosecutors took the death penalty off the table. the only other option now for cruz is life in prison with no possibility of parole. acclaimed physicist stephen hawking passed away. >> he was considered the greatest living scientist. he worked to theorize that time began with the big bang and will end in black hole. he suffered from a.l.s. since 1963 and spent much of his life confined to a wheelchair. he is survived by three children an three grandchildren. >> look at this, natasha. only moments ago. apple ceo tim cook tweeted about hawking he is death using a quote from the physicist saying the greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance. it's the illusion of knowledge. then cook going on to say we will always be inspired by his life and ideas, rest in peace.
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actress brie larson tweeting that i met stephen hawking about six years ago. i'll never forget it. posting this picture saying thank you for your work, stephen. thank you for showing us how powerful the human spirit is. rest in peace. of course, magic castle is, by the way, a private club in los angeles. a lot of people tweeting about hawking's passing this morning. these are some of the newest tweets that we've been showing you throughout our newscast. back to you, natasha. >> thanks for monitoring that, jessica. we're tracking new developments after that freezer malfunction at the fertility center in san francisco. a san francisco woman is the first now to file a lawsuit against pfc. she's reportedly seeking compensation for eggs lost in the refrigeration failure. this happened on march 4th, compromising thousands of eggs and embryos. it was discovered after a
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routine check. they september letters to patients letting them know about a very unfortunate incident. president trump will attend a fundraiser in southern california before going back to washington. this is the second day of the president's first trip to california since he was elected. he spent part of tuesday inspe $ inspecting prototypes of the border wall and couldn't resist taking a shot at governor brown and mayor libby schaaf. >> i think he's done a poor job running california. they have the highest taxes in the united states. the place is totally out of control. you have sanctuary cities where you have criminals living there. then the mayor of oakland goes out and notifies when i.c.e. is going in to pick them up and many of them were criminals with criminal records and very dangerous people. >> the president provided no evidence to back up his claims. earlier, he told military personnel he wants to create a space army. 6:36 now. san francisco's board of supervisors has voted to add an additional $882,000 for
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immigrant legal defenses this fiscal year. according to the examiner, it will add four new a attorneys and three support staff to the immigration defense unit. it will provide a boost to -- the proposal was introduced weeks ago when rumors of impending i.c.e. sweeps were reported. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. we'll start with temperatures in the san francisco where sunny side at 46 on the cool end. towards the beach, ocean beach and lake merced at 53. most of us around 48 to 51 degrees. 49 at richmond right now. petaluma and american canyon at 44. we've got 49 in walnut creek and union city. palo alto, santa clara and daly city at 47. fog starting to develop up in the north bay. mild visibility in santa rosa. i'm also seeing fog south on 101 from san rafael towards the golden gate. something we'll keep an eye on for the rest of the morning commute. there are slippery spots, each
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if it's not raining. damp in areas. caution on the roads today. dress warmer if you're taking mass transit. but be prepared for isolated showers and it could be a rainy day at times if you're taking a ferry. in fact, look at the school day forecast. temperatures only 46 to 50 by 7:00. low to mid-50s from 11:00 to 3:00 with showers possible. not going to be a washout today like it was for the most part yesterday. it will be much more isolated. you can see the broken area of rain during the afternoon hours with temperatures around 54 to 59 degrees. tonight each less of a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms. even cooler than this morning. look up in the north bay, snow up there around ukiah and lickport with mid to upper 30s. low to mid 40s around the bay and the coast. more chances of rain thursday and friday. it's been a long week of commuting. looks like it will continue to be. >> it's only wednesday, right?
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we've got 2 1/2 more commutes to go. we're doing okay today all things considered. >> better than yesterday, i hope? >> way better than yesterday. we had a couple dozen crashes at this time yesterday. today, a handful. better news in san jose. before you get to story road, a three-car crash that cleared to the shoulder. we have stop-and-go traffic approaching that. part of that a typical delay. also in san jose, 280 and 17, we're seeing a little bit of stop-and-go traffic on that inbound side. nothing on that stretch. drive times overall, decent westbound 80. westbound 80 across the bay bridge. 14. southbound 101, san francisco to sfo. you're in the green at ten minutes. i heard about a new crash on the peninsula. we'll check on that next. 600 people packed into an auditorium to listen to ann coulter. it was hosted by the liberty forum of silicon valley.
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he spent much of the night talking about immigration. she was an early supporter of president trump but she's unhappy with his unfulfilled campaign promise to build a wall. coulter addressed getting disinvited to speak at uc berkeley after university officials said they couldn't guarantee a safe venue. >> so yeah, i kind of think i need to speak. we do live in a country with a first amendment. i hope we keep it. >> private security check every guest upon entry. they monitored the crowd. two officers from the university of colorado boulder were also there to scope out potential issues ahead of coulter's visit to their campus next week. the new safety concerns following a shooting at the yountville veterans home. a lawsuit being filed against lyft for discrimination. this is live at the new york stock exchange. we're at up about 13 points, 25,018. we'll bring another update to you next.
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>> announcer: today's storm is level one. keep an umbrella handy and drive safely. you're never more than 7 minutes from my accuweather forecast. top to bottom across the state. showers around l.a. and san diego. mid-60s. mid to upper 50s through the central valley to monterrey. head into the high country and it turns into snow. we have a winter storm warning
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until 5:00 this evening. then starting at 5:00 saturday morning, up to 6 feet of snow is possible on the western slope of the sierra. here's a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast for tahoe. you can see the snow chance lingers through saturday. we're going to show you video. i don't know about you. the more i see this, the more it just gets me angry. it's a 12-year-old girl who is hit in the middle of the road and the driver keeps on going. >> this morning, san jose police need your help tracking down that female driver. reporter matt keller live for us in san jose. matt? >> reporter: natasha, this is the crosswalk the 12-year-old girl was walking in when she was hit by that car on monday. thankfully, she's okay. but some may find this video disturbing. this is the surveillance video. it happened monday morning around 8:45. you can see the girl start walking after a light. appeared to turn green on north 17th street at julian street.
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the car turning left doesn't yield to her and hits her. the girl climbs back up to her knees as a car coming the other direction stops and gets out and appears to help the girl. the girl was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. a four-door toit oit cyota another camera shows it pull over briefly and then takes off. we post fd that video on our website, reporting live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. now a live desk update. while we wait for walkouts in the bay area, i have been showing you the students protesting across the country throughout the newscast. i want to show you these live images from the white house. a large crowd already gathered there. more students expected to show up throughout the morning. we've already seen walkouts at maryland, pennsylvania and washington, d.c. schools. these students want tighter gun restrictions in light of the
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recent shooting in parkland, florida. today marks one month since the mass shooting. i will keep tracking the protests for you. outrage over the death of a pet in an overhead bin on united airlines flight. ten-month-old french bulldog coe kit owe was traveling from houston to new york inside a soft kennel bag. for reasons that are still unexplained, a flight attendant insisted the family show him in an overhead bin where there is little air circulation. when the plane landed in new york, three hours later, the family found his body. >> she took him out and opened the thing and she got the dog and he was -- >> he barked softly during the first part of of the flight and then stopped. united said it accepts full responsibility adding that pets should never be placed in
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overhead bins. >> 6:47 now. days after the deadly shooting at a yountville veterans rehab facility, residents are requesting tighter security measures. it is no secret that guards are not armed. they have pepper spray and batons only. the entrance is wide open. a former patient, albert wong, killed three women on friday. wong was also found dead. veterans who live there are asking cal vets, the agency that runs the home, to do more. >> with no security, no gate guard, no fencing, anyone can come in here 24/7 and do some pretty nasty things if they really wanted to. >> cal vet issued a statement to abc 7 news. the safety and well-being of residents and staff are the highest priority and it will continue to be part of of the ongoing discussions. seven men face arraignment in a string of violent burglaries. all seven from north carolina or virginia. they were arrested at sfo monday night as they tried to catch a flight back to the east coast.
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the sonoma county sheriff says they broke into three homes in petaluma early monday morning. they were looking for cannabis. none of the victims was involved in growing or selling cannabis. the suspects then headed to novato where there was a manhunt for them. a similar string of marijuana-related burglaries happened in santa rosa last february. a homeowner was killed in one of those break-ins. san francisco-based lyft is facing a lawsuit. the case filed in alameda county court accuses them of discriminating against those using wheelchairs. lyt does have a service called access designed for people with disabilities. but the plaintiffs say the service is inadequate. uber also faces a number of lawsuits pertaining to the lack of services offering to people with mobility challenges. toys "r" us may file papers to liquidate today. >> you need to use your gift cards immediately. the toy retailers drafted the
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paperworking needed for chapper 11. there is a small chance someone will buy the company. it's highly unlikely. chances are it will shut down completely. competitors like amazon and walmart have impacted the historic company putting it out of business. last i checked, we had pretty big movement on the stock exchange. looks like we recovered a bit. we were down up to a hundred points a few minutes ago. now we're down just five. we'll continue to watch it throughout the morning. there's a good chance the golden state warriors are still recovering from what's quickly becoming a ledgendary surprise birthday party for steph curry. >> up on the yacht. [ cheering ] >> he's on a boat. he's eating all the good things. he officially turns the big 3-0. but clearly the party started monday night on the yacht. there was a dance party breaking out. even the coaches.
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steve kerr, getting down. i love this. e 40 performed there. they partied so hard, the team canceled practice yesterday. they do play tonight at oracle. steph is out at least four more games with an ankle injury. so he could party as hard as he wants. it looked like he was performing. he had a mike in his hand. >> i thought it was a cigar. >> i don't know. i'm not sure. >> look at steve kerr getting down. i love that. >> look at those moves. >> i had a hawaiian luau themed party at my house when i turned 30. >> yeah, vegas. >> mine was not as cool as steph curry's. >> mike, what about you? >> i had two kid by then. >> he's got almost three. >> so where were they? >> is that what you're insinuating. >> baby-sitter. >> they were -- probably cooking. >> okay. >> never more than seven minutes
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away from your accuweather forecast. hey, mike. >> family. let move on. hi everybody. coming up on 6:52. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. one of the soggy damp areas you'll be commuting across. woodside at the valley. near daly city and heading towards brisbane. alameda, oakland, san leandro, towards alamo. a few showers starting to move in to the northwest corner of sonoma county towards cloverdale and guerneville. here's a look at some of the sunshine we'll see today. going to be a bright day at times today with showers a lot less in numbers than yesterday. still a chance of thunderstorms today. showers will linger, even cooler tonight. we'll try to salvage a dry sunday. here's a look at the 7:00 hour. pretty quiet out there. a lot of gray. by noon, everything gets regenerated. some orange out there, moderate downpours and locally gusty breezes. maybe even small hail. through 4:00 it continues.
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notice the tapering. >> until we get to 4:00, look at this. there's a lot more wet weather in store for us tomorrow? >> my accuweather seven-day forecast, colder on friday. 2500 feet. we'll have a chance of a wet weather saturday morning. but a little sunshine late on st. patrick's day. little bit sunnier and milder on sunday. next storm a 1 on the storm impact scale arrives for monday and tuesday. any luck on the roads there this morning. >> not too bad. a couple new issues, though. northbound 101, just north of state route 92. we have a multicar crash reported, i believe, on the shoulder. definitely seeing stop-and-go traffic between foster city and san mateo there. keep that in mind. also hearing about a new crash in the north bay. southbound 101 before you get into the robin williams tunnel. sounds like several vehicles involved in that one.
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possibly lanes blocked. backup not looking back. i'll update that one shortly. you can see the rain has stopped and the clouds kind of parting here at the bay bridge toll plaz a the metering lights on flipped on at 5:23 this morning. typical delays. >> alexis, thank you. recalling six models of its own brand of power banks. those can back up power for your mobile devices. first alerted us to the recall yesterday. the power banks can overheat and catch on fire. an estimated 260,000 were sold between 2014 and 2017. you can find the exact model numbers on our website. if you have one, you are asked to stop using it immediately and contact amazon for a refund. if you love dogs, japan google has a treat for you. the mountain view-based company decided to strap their famous street view cameras on to akitas and let them play tour guides in
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japan. dogs allowed users to virtually check out the landscapes and landmarks through the eyes of the two dogs. it's the birth place of the akito breed. akito breed. there's a museum dedicated i we worked with pg&eof to save energy because wenie. wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights!
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coming up on 6:58. here are seven things to know before you go. we'll start with the weather. specifically, my accuweather 12-hour planner. there's still showers at 7:00. another wave will arrive from noon to 4:00. that one could have thunderstorm potential with hail and locally gusty winds and locally heavy downpours. >> number 2, students in the bay area and around the country are walking out of class to protest gun violence. this following the florida high school shooting a month ago. the demonstrations in the bay area are set to start at 10:00 a.m. number 3, students walking out on the east coast. many have signs in front of the white house right now. we'll bring you a special report on the walkout from abc news just after 7:00 this morning. number 4, san jose police are asking for the public's help to find a hit and run driver. look at this. a neighbor shared this surveillance video. you see the car hit that girl on
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east julian near north 17th street. she's expected to be okay. number 5, back up to the north bay. not a lot of new details. but boy, not much of a backup due to this crash on southbound 101 just before you get inside the robin williams tunnel. it sounds like they're in the clearing stages. no major delays. looking good from the north bay. number 6, toys "r" us could file paperwork to liquidate starting today. bankruptcy experts say if you have gift cards, use them immediately. number 7, you no longer have to be frustrated putting together ikea furniture. they have launched an assembly service for anything online or in a store. it's a partnership with san francisco-based task rabbit. >> always have a couple of pieces left at the end. >> that's not a good sign. >> give you the exact number of pieces. >> true. we want to show you a live shot from washington, d.c. outside of the white house. students are gathering in preparation for the nationwide
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walkout happening across the bay area as well. we do expect a live report from good morning, america. breaking news for our viewers in west. never again. thousands of students all across america staging a walkout to protest gun violence, demanding change. remembering the victims of the parkland massacre, sending a message to washington right now. our special live coverage this morning. also breaking news, overnight, democrat conor lamb declaring a huge upset victory in that pennsylvania election seen as a referendum on president trump. >> took a little longer than we thought, but we did it. >> republicans saying not so fast. what this race means for the midterm elections. plus, new details on that white house shake-up. how does this happen? outrage growing over a nightmare flight. a family saying they were told to put their dog in the overhead bin. the trip ending in tragedy.


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