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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. new revelation on the investigation into last night's deadly stabbing at sonoma state university. mean time, police are reassuring students there's no further threat to the campus community. thanks for joining us. i'm kiss ten sze. they revealed the stabbing suspect and victim knew each other. we are live at sonoma state where a news conference wrapped up, amy? >> reporter: we just got briefed, kristen, and police say these two were visiting someone on campus. they are not students here. police tell us that the victim is a 26-year-old.
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they have not released his name, but they told us who they arrested. >> suspect we arrested is tyler, t-y-l-e-r, brotton, b-r-o-t-t-o-n. he's been transported currently to the county jail for murder and he has no bail. >> reporter: the stabbing happens just before 6:00 last night in the village residential community on the sonoma state campus. students describe a tense night as they waited for details while trying to study for final exams that started today. >> and i was over there when it all happened, and it was so crazy, and just absolutely so heart breaking. >> i did stop studying for a bit. i was a bit paranoid looking out the window, and once i heard it was okay, i got back on that grind. >> reporter: last night's stabbing reminded students of a year and a half ago when an 18-year-old was found stabbed to
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death and buried near campus. that killer has not been caught. >> crazy because, like, last year, they found a dead body on the other side, and then someone was stabbed to death, within two years, two things like this happened, it's crazy. >> reporter: investigators say the man arrested last night is not a student at sonoma state, and neither is the victim who was 26 years old. >> good the police did their job right, someone's in custody, and my heart goes out to the victim. it's really sorry to hear something happening to a college aged student, but yeah, it's a sad situation. >> reporter: grief counselors are here on campus to offer any support to students who need it. i did ask police about a motive. why were they here on campus visiting someone? could it have been a drug deal? they say they are trying to figure that out and looking into that and asking for any witnesses to please come forward and talk to them. reporting live, amy hollyfield,
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abc 7 news. >> thank you. more to sort out. the u.s. supreme court today paved the way for states to decide if they want legalized sports gambling. the defeat is a major victory for state rights that could spill into other areas such as marijuana and immigration. abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live to explain, matt? >> reporter: kristen, this could be big money for casinos and also for state governments, but that law expert i talked to this morning said it could spill over into other issues like marijuana and immigration. we start with the sports gambling aspect of the story. this morning, the supreme court struck down a ban on sports gambling. now it's possible everywhere as long as the state governments approve it. new jersey could be up and running within weeks, and more than a dozen states are in the process of passing laws allowing california lawmakers could decide to do it as well. santa clara law professor says
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people paid close attention to this case because of its relationship with other regulatory areas. >> it says something larger about the way in which the federal government can regulate the states, which has effects in drug regulation, immigration regulation. i'm certain that the next round of argument in the immigration fight, the department of justice versus california, features this case quite prominently. >> reporter: some of the sports world like the owner of the washington capitals and wizards called the decision a great one for sports fans and will bring better protections and guarantees for the consumers. others like the nfl are asking congress to enact a core regulatory framework for the legalized sports betting. eventually, experts say you're going to be able to make bets on your phone and that could happen inside sports arenas as the games are happening. reports live, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> thank you. major league baseball reacted to today's ruling saying in part, "as each state considers whether to allow
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sports betting, we will continue to seek the proper protections for our sport in partnership with other professional sports. our most important priority is protecting the integrity of our games." protests in the middle east as the u.s. officially opens its new embassy in jerusalem. the trump administration move is opposed by most countries in the middle east and europe. abc news reporter has the latest on the escalating tensions. >> tammy and i welcome you to the opening and dedication of the united states embassy in jerusalem, israel. [ cheers and applause ] the u.s. embassy in jerusalem is open for business. business. bub t many all smiles in the opening ceremony, but just 60 miles a in gaza, death and bloodshed. today was supposed to be a victory celebration for
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president trump and prime minister benjamin netanyahu, but instead, the occasion is overshadowed by the deadliest day in gaza since the end of the 2014 war. >> our greatest hope is for peace. the united states remains fully committed to facilitating a lasting peace agreement. >> reporter: even as american officials speak of peace, it seems further away. >> a magnificent tribute to peace. that what is what we are celebr here today. >> reporter: he did not mention the two-state solution or the palestinian people. there were an estimated 70,000 palestinians protesting at the fence between gaza and israel today. it's not just about the american embassy move. there's been demonstrations there for months, 2 million in gaza angry, desperate, and trapped in a 140 square mile piece of land and see no way out. kushner said the violence and protests today are part of the problem, not the solution.
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holly hunter, abc news, jerusalem. new details in the golden state killer case. a judge did not rule this morning on whether to make public the search and arrest warrants for the suspect. it was continued for may 29th. no cameras in court today, but he was not in a wheelchair as seen in previous court appearances. he's been charged with 12 murders in three counties and suspected in more than 50 rapes. developing news from san francisco, bart and san francisco police consider joining forces to clean up civic center station. now, you may have seen this disturbing video from april. it shows drug addicts shooting up as commuters walked by at the station. bart police say their agency assured 30 officers and need help to really clean up the station. law enforcement and legal experts told the san francisco chronicle that the problem cannot be solved with just four officers. a homeless woman in san
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francisco's mission district is accused of trying to grab a baby out of the mother's arms. now police are investigating. this happened yesterday on mother's day at 14th street. neighbors say the area is overrun with transients. now take a look at the footage of the suspect. it captures the moments leading up to the struggle for the woman's baby, and witnesses say rex moore came to the rescue. >> i had an object in my hand just to let her know, you're not going to take the baby. move down and get off my street. she was a homeless woman, and looked like she was under the influence of drugs. >> reporter: the baby was taken to the hospital to ensure she was okay, and san francisco police detained four transients for questioning. it's unclear what charges, if any, that woman faces. there are three weeks left until san francisco heads to the polls to vote for mayor, but over the weekend, the race took
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an ugly turn when someone yelled racial slurs at jane kim. >> [ bleep ] [ bleep ]. >> this cell phone video was taken saturday at the origin club on philmore street. former state senator leno and kim hosted an event there when protesters gathered as well. a new profit called new community leadership foundation called for a peaceful gathering to voice concerns about leno and kim, and that the agitators are not members involved in the rally. organizers reached out to kim about the incident. >> while slurs and ethnic based slurs are never okay, we also have to acknowledge that there has been a divide. >> i don't tolerate racism of any kind. people that support me, that support other candidates that unfortunately, you know, things like this happened throughout the campaign trail. >> we are just getting word in right now that the guy who made the hateful statement may be
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about to make an apology. of course, abc 7 news will be following this later on today in the afternoon and you can get the latest on london breed there was not involved in the rally and does not know the agitators. remember the hollywood actress who shot to stardom in the 1970s. apparent about face from president trump with politicians on both sides of the aisle scratching their heads with regards to china. facebook makes moves against certain apps in the cambridge analytica scandal. yesterday, we had a little sun through the clouds, but now, the gray you see covering all neighborhoods and the temperatures that are running still in the 50s in many neighborhoods, these clouds could lead to wet weather. that's comin
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he's been called a rockstar lwinning pro bono battles for immigrants and the homeless. defending gay rights and gun control. democrat jeff bleich. after columbine, bleich led president clinton's youth violence initiative.
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and that breaking news is from fairfield. now getting word that fairfield police department just announced minutes ago they rescued ten children from what it calls horrible living conditions. police say the children are between four months and 11 years old living in squaller and unsafe conditions. their mother and father have been arrested. all ten children have been taken into protective custody by solano county welfare services. we will have much more on this developing story coming up later today on abc 7 news as well as
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on the abc 7 news app, and new at 11:00 now, actress margot kidder passed away. she was known for portraying lois lane along said christopher reid in the 1978 film, "superman" and reprized the role in three sequels. there you see her with christopher reeve. she went public with her battle with mental illness after reporting being missing. few details about the passing, but she was at her montana home, she leaves behind one daughter. she was 69 years old. president trump's announcement he's helping a chinese telecom company crippled by his sanctions are surprising both sides of the aisle. the u.s. and china are beginning a new round of trade talks amid escalating attention. abc reports. >> reporter: president trump's working to save a chinese company from sanctions working
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to give chinese telecom company, zte, a way to get back into business fast. the about face from the white house comes as the u.s. and china threatened each other with tariffs, fuelling fears of a trade war. last month, zte was blocked from importing american components for seven years because zte is accused of doing business with north korea and iran in violation of u.s. sanctions. last week, zte said it halted major operating activities in the u.s. in response to the commerce department's punishment. >> we're deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any company or entity that is beholden to foreign governments that don't share our values to gain positions of power inside our telecommunications networks. >> reporter: many accuse the trump administration of sending mixed messages. the president asking at a firm that did business with iran and north korea get sanctions relief while some of america's closest european alliess
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and another tweet about helping zte because too many jobs in china were lost was not unnoticed. adam schiff questioned the move tweeting, you should care more about our national security than chinese jobs. republican senator marco rubio said we're crazy to allow zte to tighter restrictions. china said they welcomed the president's new decision on zte, calling it a sign that the u.s. and china can resolve their trade issues. abc news, new york. new this morning from menlo park, facebook responded to the cambridge analytica scandal by suspending 200 apps that may violate the new privacy guidelines. facebook was embarrassed and took a financial hit from the scandal. cambridge analytica harvested information on 87 million users without their knowledge. facebook says as they further
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investigate the 200 questionable apps, they will let users know if their data was misused. elon musk has a possible fix to the tesla 3 production problems. after the break, the reason he turned to hackers for the solution. we're still seeing plenty of clouds in the inland neighborhood. in fact, opening up the weather window, and you see clouds there. temperatures today are two to ten degrees below average with no signs of summer yet. we'll take a look at the accu
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that violent crime went up 18% in san francisco. in la, mayor antonio villaraigosa put more police on the streets and cut violent crime in half. california's police chiefs trust antonio for governor. now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco.
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>> a look at sfo, there's delays so call ahead. arrival delays for the better part of the morning hours. morning may gray, brighter afternoon is on the way, i promise. watching for morn drizzle next couple of mornings from the cloud deck and because it's so dominant that we're going to have below average highs all week. let's take a look what's happening today. we barely have low 70s in the warmest spots in the south bay, and upper 60s in los gatos and morgan hill. mid to upper 60s elsewhere, and getting near 70 in mountain view, ahead down in the south bay, we see the sun quicker. look at this along the coast. mid to upper 50s with the cloud cover being very stubborn today. low 60s at best in downtown south san francisco. because it's a little breezy, look at the cloud cover pushing through the coastal valleys, all the way to places to get to the mid to upper 60s, clouds there, few clouds on the east bay shore, you're in the mid to upper 60s also.
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inland, 70s today. 74 in the warm spots in brentwood. down south, the cloud cover is dominating san jose and 280 and 17. in fact, it starts to open slowly around noon. 50s at the coast, though, mid-60s for the rest of us. at 4:00, upper 60s around the bay and inland, but still stuck in the 50s at the coast. 8:00, sun goes down, we cool, everybody back in the 50s, and clouds get thicker overnight, dropping us into the low to mid-50s at midnight. game at at&t park, look at the flags, breezy, and increasing clouds keep the temperatures at 58 degrees for the first pitch at 7:15, down to 56 by 10:15. dress for temperatures cooler than that. tonight, 49 in cloverdale, rest of us in the low to mid 50s, drizzle at the coast, better chance of drizzle at the coast
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and east bay hills through wednesday morning. that leads to our coolest afternoon, wednesday with temperatures stuck in the 50s and 60s. we'll start to rebound ever so slowly, but the morning clouds still dominate up into sunday when temperatures get back to average. doesn't feel like summer at all outside. >> no, not at all, and we're so close to memorial day. >> i know, pools open, people want to go to the lakes. >> i know. thanks, mike. elon musk says tesla has a hack-a-thon to fix production issues. he made the announcement last night. hack- hack-a-thon going on right now, looks promising. tesla was plagued with production problems for the new model 3, and falling well short of expectations. the freemont factory makes 300 cars each week. for a profit, they need 5,000 units per week. they expect to reach that in july. days before the royal wedding, and meghan markle's
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best friend is dishing he's building a bed out of play doug. >> full size or with pg&e in the sierras. and i'm an arborist
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since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future.
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we're on 24/7 on the abc 7 news app and we have a friendly wager ahead of game one between the warriors
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and rockets the the bet is between the abc 7 mornings team and our sister station in houston. if you are logging on to from your phone, download the abc 7 news app to get breaking news alerts and then tune in for the latest news and weather right here on our next newscast, abc 7 news at 4:00. okay. we're just five days away from the royal weld idding. we hear from one of meghan's closest friends. the "true blood" actress said they have been friends for nearly 15 years and said it was prince harry's down to oath side that stole meghan's heart and a love of philanthropy cemented the bond. >> they fell in love with nothing around them, no frills or bells and whistles. they just had each other doing good work in a place where nobody was watching them. they did it separately, imagine what they can do together. >> as for the big day, the menu is top secret, but the chef says
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there's going to be chocolate truffles. watch the coverage saturday right here on abc 7, a special edition of "gma" starts at 2:00 a.m., and robin roberts and david muir will be live in england. >> what about the houston station? >> they wear blue and gold. >> we wear red? >> we won't have to. >> five or six games? >> you said five, you said six, and people watching the video troll us personally. >> oh, geez. >> we troll the team. watch the videos. they are really
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i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
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