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into their corporate charter schools. the same agenda as trump and betsy devos. protect our public schools. say no, again, to marshall tuck. delays for commuters on the b.a.r.t. system a man was trapped between the train and a platform at a san francisco station. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. the man suffered major injuries an the station is still closed an hour and a half after the incident was reported. amy hollyfield is live with the latest at the station. amy? >> reporter: kristen, the station is still closed. they don't have an eta when they will reopen it. a technician team from b.a.r.t. police just arrived and went inside about 20 minutes ago. the man was hit by the train at about 9:15 this morning. firefighters found that the man was trapped underneath the
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train. it took them about a half an hour to get him out. they don't know what happened. they don't know if it was an accident or intentional. that is under investigation. he was alive when they took him away. >> as we transported the individual, he was in critical condition with serious traumatic injuries. the patient was conscious as we were transporting him. it's very amazing. >> reporter: here is a look at the equipment they used to get him out from underneath the train. the fire department has new cordless extrication tools. they used to have to haul in cords and a generator for their jaws of life. they say this is much quicker and that possibly played a role in saving this man's life. they don't have any details about him. they don't know his anyone at this time. i did just check in with san francisco general and he is in critical condition. they are single tracking through here. trains are moving, it's going to be a bit slower this morning and you cannot get off at this
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station as you see. it is closed. i did ask a b.a.r.t. speaks person if the shutdown will last all day, can people count on this for the afternoon commute what, about the lunch-hour? he said it will possibly be reopening within the hour. the police and the team doing the investigation, it's up to them. keep checking for updates. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. now to pittsburgh where the suspected gunman behind the deadly synagogue shooting is in a courtroom this morning. authorities say robert gregory bowers opened fire, killing 11 people. prosecutors call it a hate crime and want the death penalty. reporter maggie rulli is live in pittsburgh with more. maggie? >> reporter: kristen, people here are starting their week living in an entirely new kind of reality. they stress that it's not only their community, it's every single american who has had their lives rocked. a community and a nation reliving saturday's horrific
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attack at the tree of life synagogue. 11 victims murdered, targeted simply because of that i religion. >> i saw a body on the steps. >> i'm hearing people screaming. and it's seared in my brain. >> among themce and sylvan simon. their candlelight ceremony was inside this synagogue in 1956. lifetime members, brothers david and cecil rosenthal, both with special needs. >> you don't get a more innocent, harmless individual who doesn't have an ill bone in his body. >> the fbi says the alleged shooter, 46-year-old robert bowers, hurled words of hate against jews as he murdered them. police arriving on the scene shot him multiple times. this exclusive photo reportedly shows doctors working to save his life. >> he was taken into my hospital and shouting i want to kill all the jews. the first three people are taking care of him are jewish. >> he was a mystery to his
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neighbors but never flagged by authorities. despite his hateful posts online. like this one, calling jews the children of satan. on the social media site gab, popular among activists and white nationalists who believe mainstream sites like facebook and twitter censor their radical views. bowers is now in federal custody facing charges that carry the death penalty. authorities say they're now looking through the suspect's cell phone and computer trying to learn more about this man and find out if there was a triggering event, something specific that made him walk into this synagogue and open fire on saturday morning. maggie rulli, abc 7 news. kristen in. >> maggie, thank you. people in the bay area have been gathering to show support for the pittsburgh victims. congregation held an interfaith service yesterday. leaders from a variety of faiths as well as mayor london breed. the crowd heard from a survivor in los angeles in 1999.
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>> we are all part of this community and together we can get through anything and lastly, i'm an american. and i'm a voter. >> it ten december had to pass through a metal detectors to get into the building. the rabbi said members have been asking for more. the community is invite today honor the victims and survivors of the synagogue shooting at two events in san francisco tonight. one is at chabad on natoma and 6th. another one on do or he is and 16th. both events begin at 7:30. we're honoring the vic tichls the pittsburgh synagogue shooting on our facebook page. you can share this badge listing all 11 of the lives lost during the attack saturday. cesar sayoc, the suspect behind a string of suspicious packages is making his first court
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appearance right now. this morning, we're learning authorities have found yet another package. intercepted at post office. you see the bomb disposal robot right there. abc news reporter, kenneth moton live in miami with details on that new package and say job's court appearance. kenneth? >> reporter: kristen, right now, cesar sayoc is hearing that long list of federal charges against him. for days, investigators have been concerned about him being able to send more devices before he was captured on friday. this morning, another suspicious package intercepted. the same day the man was charged with sending explosive devices across the country makes his first appearance in federal court. the package was sent to its atlanta offices of cnn. cesar sayoc was captured on surveillance cameras during his alleged campaign of terror. these images obtained by abc news, sayoc at a gentlemen's
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club in west palm beach, florida. greeting customers, flipping through papers friday morning. hours later, he was arrested at an auto zone in plantation, florida. >> it seemed like he would be caught soon. >> the manhunt started when the first pipe bomb was found in the mailbox of george sor owes. 13 other packages sent to high-profile democrats, including former president obama, secretary hillary clinton and democratic fundraiser, tom steyer who was on cnn. >> i'm talking about disrespecting the norms of democracy and that creates an atmosphere where anything can bubble up and anything is bubbling up. >> sayoc filled his social media pages with anti-democrat messages and posted what appears to be videos of himself at trump rallies. lon law enforcement sources say investigators say his white van covered with political stickers
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might have been his workshop for making ieds. it was a fingerprint on the device sent to maxine waters that led him to sayoc who has an extensive criminal history. >> i believe he's been mentally il from the time i met him. >> reporter: and that was a former attorney for sayoc who is now representing his family. after this first appearance, which again is happening right now, we should get details momentarily. sayoc will be transferred to the southern district of new york. that is where many of the explosive devices ended up and it's also where sayoc will be prosecuted, kristen. reporting live in miami, kenneth moton, abc 7 news. you want to stay up to date with the mail bomber story and any new developments with the abc 7 news app. download the app for free to push alerts. attoge f t in the deadly wa fre say they will not ask for a change of venue. the attorneys for derrick al men
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a and max harris believe they can get a fair trial in alameda county. he will be back in court on friday and his attorney will say a judge wrongly rejected the plea deal that would have given him a nine-year prison sentence. there will be a trial in april. criminal charges have just been filed against a boater whose collision with a teenage kayaker in san mateo resulted in serious injuries for the teen. it happened near mariners island boulevard. matt keller is live at the san mateo police headquarters with other new details just obtained. matt? >> reporter: kristen, the 15-year-old boy is still in critical condition. police have identified the driver of the boat they say it was 48-year-old steven chicago ar -- chiari of san mateo. he faces three charges related to the crash. we went to the location where it happened yesterday. much calmer and no power boats
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in the area. happened near mariners island boulevard. that's where the boat hit the 15-year-old boy in a kayak. neighbors heard the screams. >> the next thing we know, we saw a lot of fire trucks, cops. everybody arrived. that's when we realized something was not right. >> reporter: the teenager was taken to stanford medical center and he remains in critical condition. the boy is from san mateo. reporting live here in san mateo, matt keller, abc 7 news. matt, thank you. the oakland raiders and the san francisco 49ers on the same team? we'll explain in just a minute. will twitter get rid of the like button? this morning the san francisco company is responding to the rumor. i want to open up the weather window from our mt. tamalpais camera. first the high clouds out there. seasonal temperatures, cooler than what we're used to this fall.
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19 to 30 miles per hour winds. those will increase and so is the fire danger tonight. we're going to get warm without the rain. we'll wrap see the heated umbrella -- >> it works amazing. >> of course it does. next "right this minute." big corporations are making and just got a huge tax break. but the middle class is struggling. prop c is a common-sense plan. the top 1% of businesses pay their fair share to tackle homelessness for all of us. companies with revenue greater than $50 million pay, not small businesses or homeowners. the prop c plan is supported by the democratic party, teachers, and mental-health professionals. vote "yes" on c. big corporations pay for it,
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not you.
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we're tracking the lion airline crash in indonesia. investigators found human remains they say they don't expect to find survivors. 189 passengers and crew members on board lion air flight 610. this is new video of the debris
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search and rescue crews found in the water. it crashed shortly after takeoff from jakarta yesterday. it was cleared to be returned to the airport after making a request two to three minutes after leaving the airport. they're still trying to figure out what went wrong. it was a brand new boeing 737 max 8. it recently entered service in august. new this morning, german chancellor angela merkel will not run for reelection in 2021. she will step down as the christian democratic union party leader, a post she's held since 2000. according to the bbc, recent polls show the cdu party weakened after the german election, although it remains in power. the sister party suffered losses in state parliament. merkel will not pick who succeed her as the party lieader. a trial in denver, colorado. a couple claims the smell of a
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cannabis -- is driving down the value of their property. tax valuations show > itte may b gting rid according to the telegraph, the bittish newspaper, jack dorsey said he would get rid of the function soon. the heart shaped like button was added a few years ago when twitter removed the favorite button. twitter is responding to reports today saying quote, we're rethinking everything about the service to ensure we're incentivizing healthy conversations that includes the like button. we're in the early stages of the work and have no plans to share right now. they may be enemies on the gridiron every four years. but today the 49ers and raiders are coming together. the reason the two teams are one team this morning.
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. you have to see this volcano eruption in indonesia. this is a volcano lightning out of krakatoa. this is what happens when they have thick clouds of ash that become static electricity that is created when the particles of ash rub together. then just like regular lightning when the particles of ash get pulled apart, they want to find each other and the lightning develops between them. isn't that awesome? it's mother nature, it's so fascinating and beautiful at the same time. i want to show you what's going on in san jose near the shark tank. high clouds here also. temperature at about 63 degrees. one of our warmer areas until you get to novato and santa rosa. we have concord and brentwood at 64. fairfield at 66. got 63 also at oakland. look at san francisco, hayward
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at 61 degrees. here's the setup for today. we've got a dry cold front rolling through. that is going to be the storm track for today and tomorrow. briefly cooler. its eraturesac toth year here's a look at the warm front that's going to come in starting wednesday. halloween, it's going to be dry and make it delightful to be out there in the evening hours and we'll keep building on the warmth through friday and pull the temperatures back this weekend. i'll show you that coming up. first let me tell you what's going to happen this afternoon. high clouds will be decreasing from north to south. so it will be getting brighter as we head towards sunset at about 6:14. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. not only half moon bay and also in santa cruz, but pretty much upper 60s to low 70s. san francisco and around the bay, low to mid-70s in the inland neighborhoods. here's a look at the high clouds in south beach looking at the western span of the bay bridge. be in the low to mid-60s. hang out there at noon. the temperatures are pretty
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close to average, which is low 60s at the coast. 69 to 73 for the rest of us. near 60 at 8:00. in the breeze, then they kick up at midnight. these are the temperatures. let my give you two different forecasts. these are the temperatures below a thousand feet. be in the mid-40s to 50s with clear conditions. however, above a thousand feet, we're going to be in the mid-50s to the mid-60s. that is going to be warm and dry and look at the winds developing. we've got a high fire danger. we've got a fire weather watch this morning. the weather service went ahead at about an hour ago and upgraded it to a red flag warning. we believe these conditions will develop. the conditions being northerly winds up to 30 miles per hour sustained with gusts to 55. even if a fire doesn't start, if you have anything outside to blow away, bring it in or try to nail it down. humidity, around 10 to 20%. fires could start easily and spread rapidly. now, the times are interesting. up in the north bay, we start at 11:00 this evening. go through 6:00 wednesday morning. for solano county, start at 8:00
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tomorrow to morning when your fire danger is highest through wednesday at 11:00 in the morning. then for the east bay hills and the diablo range, we've got that red flag warning starting at 2:00 tomorrow morning through 6:00 wednesday morning. all right. those temperatures still in the 60s and 70s tomorrow. the 80s return inland by wednesday and we'll hang on to mid-80s there. mid-70s around the bay. even some 70s at the coast thursday and friday. we'll pull the temperatures back saturday and sunday. don't forget, saturday night, daylight savings end. we get that extra hour of sleep. if you have the carbon dioxide detectors with the nine volt batteries, change them. >> great reminder. thanks, mike. yeah! >> oh, yeah. doing a lot of damage, right? that is not -- boston red sox
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fans went craze any san francisco after the team won the world series last night. abc 7 was in north beach at the red jack saloon last night. they offered boston fans a taste of home with the green monster modeled after fenway park. since the dodgers lost, the giants fans are celebrating this morning as well. happening now, the raiders and the 49ers on the same team creating care packages for troops overseas. they're partnering with operation care and comfort. a volunteer organization which supports the military. they're putting together care packages at levi's stadium. this is video from a previous operation care and comfort event back in may. the raiders will play against the 49ers in this week's thursday night football. abc's new brand local is sharing inspiring stories in a digital series called more in common. see how the debate over guns sparks an extremely unlikely friendship. >> maurice solis. i'm a proud defender of gun
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rights. >> i'm patty -- my son bobby was gunned down. now i have gun buyback programs to turn guns into art. >> right this way. voila. m-1216 shot guns. a custom -- i don't want people to take them away from me, no. i think that the right to bear arms was created for a reason. >> it was an attempted robbery. three people showed up to rob my son. it ended in his shooting death. >> how old was your son? >> 23. >> if there's a gun sitting around your house and you don't want it anymore and it's susceptible to theft and being used to kill someone else, why not? i remember seeing thataway. after that initial conversation,
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first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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proposition 11 "a common sense solution" to protect public safety. it ensures the closest ambulance remains on-call during paid breaks "so that they can respond immediately when needed." vote yes on 11. small cities have their advantages, including shorter commutes and lower cost of living. wallet hub looked at 1200 u.s. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 people and ranked them. only one california city made the top 20. los altos ranks number 7 on that list. it earned high marks for economic health and it has one
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of the highest percentages of people with a high school diploma or college degree. here are the top five small cities according to wallet hub. leawood, kansas, carmel, indiana. princeton, new jersey. present wood, tennessee and milton, massachusetts. trick-or-treating, do they give out larger pieces of candy? >> the forecast? >> you're somebody's mummy. you probably want to know. look at the temperatures. you may need a light jacket by the end of it. we won't be freezing cold, more do we have to deal with rain like the last few years. look for the upper 50s, 60s. thanks, mike. from all of us here, thanks for joining us. who wants to be a millionaire is coming up next. bye bye.
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>> today's contestant, matt baxt, from syosset, new york, says he's addicted to consuming information. lucky for him, that's the kinda thing that can make you a million dollars around here. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ [applause] welcome to "millionaire"! you guys ready to go today? [cheers and applause] mat baxt from new york in the house, playing for a million dollars. let's take a look at your board so we can get you going. 14 questions all the way up to that $1 million. the three lifelines are up there, if you need 'em along the way. you ready to roll? >> i'm ready to roll. >> let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] matt, good luck. $500 question starts us off. >> all right. >> according to a common saying,
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