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>> the one who shot grant and a second officer, who was described as out of control in a chaotic situation. where are we just now seeing this? >> reporter: good evening. this report was released because a senate bill 1421, that is the state's new transparency law that allows for us, members of the public, to view internal documents regarding certain forms of police misconduct. oscar grant's uncle tells me if this existed in 2009, his nephew could still be alive. we're getting a more complete look the night that oscar grant was shot and killed by officer msserly and the report from b.a.r.t. >> the things that happened that night at the b.a.r.t. station should be studied by not just b.a.r.t. itself, but many other agencies across the country.
>> reporter: grant's uncle pored over the report, which debunks the officer's report. investigators say officer mehserle attempted to draw his gun twice and on the final attempt can be seen looking down to watch the gun come out. grant's family says this report solidifies what they will you view, especially this part, that says officer mehserle reported six use of force incidents in 2008, more than any other officer on the platform and more than other b.a.r.t. police officers that year. the report says another officer contributed substantially to the atmosphere on the platform. a witness referred to him as the crazy cop who screamed "get the expletive off my train. don't think i don't see you and repeated a racial slur. investigators believe his actions played a critical role
leading to grant's death. b.a.r.t. released a statement that reads in part, they worked to ensure that officers receive the proper training, support and oversight necessary to respond appropriately and effectively to challenging situations. investigators say deadly force was not justified under the circumstances. officer mehserle was convicted in oscar grant's case. the other officer was fired. we do have the full report available for you to read on our websi website, abc7news.com. jobina fortson, "abc7 news." in the east bay, a defense attorney laid out his case of day two of the ghostship fire. they claimed someone used molotov cocktails that set the fire that killed 36 people. defense attorneys chaim no one from the fire or police department ever issued a warning about any kind of fire hazard.
new details out of charlotte, north carolina, where the skyline is awash in green, a color of the university of north carolina at charlotte. tonight, it's a sign of support for six people shot on campus. two of the students died. and we're learning more about the heroic last moments for one of them. ♪ >> grief, for this senseless loss of young life. >> people packed the stadium to remember the victims of tuesday's shooting, include 2g 1-year-old riley howell now considered a hero. howell had nowhere to run or hide, so he fought back. >> for his work, the assailant may not have been disarmed, but unfortunately he gave his life in the process. >> howell was shot trying to take down the shooter, who police identify as a former student, tristan terrell. >> bang, bang, bang.
>> terrell's family says he dreamed of becoming a firefighter or serving in the military. >> i just -- i'm going to miss that kid. he was a good boy, a good man. a good person. >> incredibly brave. tristan terrell is scheduled for his first court appearance tomorrow. that's also when classes will resume. a cruise ship docked in the eastern caribbean island of st. lucia is quarantined after one confirmed case of measles. there's about 300 passengers and crew, now forced to stay on the ship. medical officials say it's likely that others have now been exposed to the measles. the chief medical officer has not named the boat or said where it came from. avengers fans may have been exposed to measles in southern
california. orange county health officials say a woman went to the movie on thursday. doctors say the woman had traveled to vietnam, an area of widespread measles activity, but was fully vaccinated, make thing a rare case. a couple pleaded guilty today in the college bribery scandal in the boston court. they are the first parents in the scandal to formaly enter guilty pleas. in exchange for cooperating, prosecutors said they would not face further criminal charges and are recommending sentencing at the low end of the guidelines. in new developments, a chinese student has been expelled from stanford after her parents paid $6.5 million to get her into scol. it says that she no longer has a profile in the online student directory. school officials can't confirm an san francisco b.a.r.t.
stations were packed with commuters trying to get home to the east bay. a series of problems started around 5:30. a b.a.r.t. spokesperson says a train at the powell street station had to be taken out of service because it had a problem with one of the doors. a train behind that one was put on a police hold. things started moving normally around 7:00 p.m. rallies around the world and the nation marked international work else's day. workers took to the streets in wisconsin, seattle and oakland. >> it's about safe communities, and protecting private good over gain. >> the rally focused on the port charles p. howard terminal, where the a's want to build a new stadium. these union workers feel it would come at the expense of port jobs. the a's say they have incorporated the union's feedback into their plans. the bishop of the diocese of san jose is retiring.
he served in that role for nearly 20 years. last year, mcgraw faced criticism for planning to retire in a $2.3 million home. he later said he would spend his retirement at a rectory. bishop cantu will become the third bishop of the diocese. hold the hand shakes, you may want to consider something. >> a new survey by the jobsite total jobs found 76% of people want a workplace free of all physical contact whatsoever. >> amanda del castillo is live with the details on that. amanda? >> reporter: dan, ama, if you ever felt trapped in an awkward hug hello or a hand shake that lasted a little too long, you are not alone. the people who responded to this survey say they want a workplace free of physical contact to avoid those awkward encounters after thousands of years of hand shakes, could the etiquette norm
be a thing of the past? >> historically, it was viewed as a way that you were peaceful. >> reporter: hold on to that hand too long, your greeting could suggest otherwise. that's the take away of a survey. many say their well-being was impacted after a awkward workplace hello. some admitted avoiding a colleague or client. in the end, 76% said they want all physical contact banned at work. >> it's getting ridiculous, where you bump into something in the hallway, what happens then? >> reporter: while most pointed to a hug or cheek or air kisses, some are considering whether they should restrict hand shakes. >> hugs i understand, but hand sh shakes, no. >> it's just a commonality i have grown up with. i don't think it's weird or something that should be removed. it's just a way of business and
work. >> reporter: in the era of the me too movement, others admit there's much more to consider. >> spending 8 to 12 hours a day, and you don't want to come into work like what's going to happen? if you're not comfortable, you're not going to be able to produce for the company. >> reporter: i posted a poll asking for viewer feedback. most are saying, let's just stick to hand shakes. amanda del castillo, "abc7 news." i'm kate larson in san francisco. coming up, why garth brooks was hosting the popular game. and that sea lion pup rescued from highway 101 is on the mend tonight. now we know it had a very long journey. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. spring warmth in the forecast and tracking the possibility of showers. i'll be back with the forecast.
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country music legend garth brooks was at the zynga offices in san francisco to talk about his music and host a live game of words with friends. reporter kate larson got to hang out with him. >> you sit down and go, sometimes a dream a like a journey. >> reporter: it might seem like an unlikely partnership, garth
brooks collaborating with a tech company. >> garth brooks is here. >> reporter: but brooks says his love for the cell phone game, words with friends, started with his wife, tricia yearwood. >> she said look, there's this game, you want to try it? i said sure. now nine years later, right? i haven't beaten her once. ♪ >> reporter: he shared a song he's been writing for 20 years. >> i choose my words very carefully, and they have to fit. >> reporter: brooks was the number one selling solo artist in u.s. history, says after 30 years in business, he still loves a good concert. >> favorite song to perform live, but when you announce the next song you're playing, "it's calling baton rouge," that place goes through the ceiling. ♪
>> reporter: he left me with a few words of wisdom to share. >> the greatest question they say of all time is, why are we down here? for me, that's the easiest answer, we're down here for each other. >> reporter: kate larson, "abc7 news." >> very interesting. >> he's an amazing guy. new details about the off-leash dog that killed a seal. >> these are examples of the guadeloupe seal. the dog attacked the pup in a nesting area where dogs are not allowed. >> the dog is described as medium size with long black and white hair. the person who was walking the dog is a woman in her 50s, who walked with a cain with shoulder length dark, shaggy hair with gray in it. new details on the sea lion rescued from highway yesterday. veterinarians have named the 10-month-old pup kid. kid was slightly malnourished and kets believe he was
separated from its mother. kid swam all the way from calabasas in southern california, 375 miles away. he had been tagged by a wildlife center there. >> so cute. glad he's okay. let's turn our attention to the weather forecast. >> sandhya patel is here with the latest. >> the weekend may be interesting is all i have to say. let me show you a view here. this looks familiar. our time lapse from earlier this afternoon, a little bit of fog, playing touch and go with the golden gate bridge. it was real shallow, and we are keeping an eye on that. it's going to be around tomorrow morning. and keeping an eye on this. there's a system in the pacific that is spinning. yes, it's late in the season. but it's not unheard of to get some showers in may. we may be talking about showers beginning on sunday. but right now, we want to talk about perhaps we want to get out there and mow the lawn. you have the opportunity tomorrow. it is going to be dry. temperatures around the ba f0s
rly afternoon. four-day forecast, introducing the possibility of showers on sunday. there's a 35% chance. monday, there's a chance, as well. here's a live picture. as we look towards san francisco, there are a few patches of fog out there. as you can see on live doppler 7, visibility right now, down to six miles. tomorrow morning during the commute, you'll want to watch out for areas of thick fog near the beaches. temperatures right now in the 50s, 60s. sit wild outside. here's another vantage point. you can see the fog, as we look towards sutro fog upon kwill be contyped to t coast in the morning. here's how it is looking in the south bay. milder than today, 77 in san
jose. 76 in cupertino. 79 in gilroy. mid 70s around 62 in half moon bay. south san francisco, mid 60s. the north bay, temperatures around 60s, 77 in santa rosa. napa, mid 70s. 69 in oakland. 71 in richmond. inland, near 80 in concord and antioch. here's what we're watching. on sunday, in the morning you just have some cloud cover. watch what happens towards evening. sunday night, north and east bay start to see a chance of some showers. 11:00 p.m. then monday morning, still the lingering possibility. in the sierra, some mixed precip south of the tahoe area. so if you are traveling, sents in the 60s. chance of showers and thunder possible on sunday. mild may weather for a few days.
cooling saturday and the showers possibility coming in on sunday, going into monday. not a game changer. but just have the umbrellas close by. >> never a bad idea. thank you. just in time for cinco dimaio. see the new chip dip dividing the internet. >> and tomorrow on "good morning america" ryan reynolds i
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wow. and maybe i'm doing weather now, too. giants and dodgers wrapped up a three-game series tonight. madison bumgarner started, buster posey finished with some 9th inning drama. a dodgers fan has his garlic fries. incoming, and there goes the fries. two innings later, same guy, his pizza, it's gone. do what are the odds? same guy, same location. i don't know. no score in the first. this is high, deep, not aloha. warning track power. that's why they want to move the fences. 1-0, giants. 6th inning, bumgarner pitching
well. be mad bum doesn't cover. the only run he allowed. in the 7th, that pitch is low, called a strike. tim timmons heard it from bruce bochy and ejected him, because you can't argue balls and strikes. posey singles to left. around comes steven duggar. game over, drive home safely. giants take two out of three on l.a. they hit the road going to cincinnati. a's and boston, trying to snap a losing streak. look out. ball hits the bag, right over chad pinder. in the 4th, mitch moreland, that's out of here, his 22nd career homer against the a's. 2-1, red sox. in the 6th, the
two runs score. 6-1, boston. matt chapman goes into the crowd and gets this one, but the a's lose. the nba had a message for draymond green. the nba rescinded his technical foul. it would be his fourth t of the postseason. you get a mandatory one-game suspension if you get to several. now he's back to three heading into game three saturday night here on abc 7. braves mascot mascot asks manny machado for an autograph. this is actually a check. blooper gave him a check to sign.
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