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♪ the makers of roundup. i'm kate larson. today, a jury awarded a bay area couple $2 billion. friends and family lit candle it is fremont tonight to remember the life of a high school student killed by a suspected drunk driver. i'm amanda del castillo in the south bay. a medical journal published the length -- to save her mother's life. "abc7 news" starts right now. >> now, news to build a better bay area from abc 7. at least five people are dead, ten injured and one missing in alaska, after two in air. >> ts shows one of the a broug to shore. guard is going to
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search for the night for the person still missing. >> it happened at the southern tip of the state. most of the passengers were from a cruise ship the royal princess. we just spoke to one of the passengers who had been on an excursion flight earlier today. >> i, you know, could be on that plane if i had decided to choose the la of the ship in seattle before it departed. the tripcoertuayndposed arve in anchorage on may 18th. the ntsb is sending a crew from washington, d.c. to investigate. tonight, a major verdict against the makers of roundup for causing an east bay couple's cancer. $2 billion in punitive damages, the third jury to say the company failed to warn consumers about the product's dangers. kate larso iser with more. >> reporter: a jury in oakland
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ordered monsanto to pay the couple $1 billion each, it is the third verdict against the company and the largest judgment so far. they responded by calling the award excessive and unjustifiable. holding hands and mauoving slow, the $2 billion reward seems less victorious when you know the pain they have endured. >> we've been fighting cancer for nine years now. it was caused by roundup. >> reporter: the couple sprayed monsanto's weed killer roundup at their home and a somrclsherb was incredibly safe to use. >> reporter: then both, now in their 70s, developed cancer. she was diagnosed in 2011 and alberta in 2015.
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>> now she needs $21,000 worth of medicine a month or she dies. >> reporter: this is the third case to prove that cause cancer. in march, monsanto was ordered to pay $80 million in damages to a santa rosa man who used roundup and is in remission monsanto called the latest verdict disappointing and will appeal. the consensus they said among leading health regulators worldwide that the productks be used safely. there are more than 13,000 other cases still pending in courts across the u.s. against monsanto, including more here in the bay area. monsanto disputes a warni inini roundup was needed. et c oe a
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it's an active pattern that is unfolding. and we have storms lined up 4,000 miles plus away from the bay area. so here's what you can expect. unsettled weather this week, with periods of rain, winds at times. and there's even a chance of thunder on thursday. here's a look at live doppler 7 right now. all's quiet, but this is not how it's going to look very soon. i'll be back with the timeline coming back. >> thank you, sandhya. in the east bay, an emotional tribute to a high school student in fremont, who was life was cut short over the weekend by a suspected drupg driver. cornell bernard is live where there was a candle light vigil. >> reporter: ama, so much love tonight from students, friends, and family for a young man with a big heart and big dreams. tha. >> reporter: family and friends
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showed their love for the 17-year-old with kind words and candles. the junior at washington high school played football his jersey on display. mom says her son was just getting started with his life. >> he was so looking forward to graduating, and being able to get his license. but that fell short. >> reporter: the 17-year-old was killed early saturday when the car he was riding in was struck head-on by a wrong way driver. ashley marie oliver was arrested for drunk driving. >> take the message. do not drink and drive. >> reporter: he and four other teens were headed to the beach. three of them were not wearing seat belts. >> i was really struck honesty and ed to be a firefighter. >> we both decided firefighting would be a good thing, because
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he was just like a helpful prson. >> reporter: a grieving mom, now struggling to move forward without her son. >> i will never, ever be able to celebrate a mother's day again with my son. instead, i have to plan a funeral. >> reporter: the go fund me account has been set up to help the family with funeral expenses. cornell bernard, "abc7 news." an east bay uber driver is facing kidnapping charges. 23-year-old was arrested, two women accused him of trying to having sex with them. investigators say women told police he tried to keep them from getting out of the car. one each jumped out of the vehicle as it was moving in order to escape. as part of oure a w res industry, including what
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background checks drivers go through. read all the stories on our website, abc7news.com. look for the rideshare reality section. the oakland a's have the green light to move forward with plans to develop a new ballpark. today's decision means the baseball team has four years to carry out environmental studies and apply for permits to build the stadium. the water front site would replace the current home at the coliseum. in the south bay, we're learning about a santa cruz woman who donated a piece of herself to save her mom. >> it happened right here in the bay area. >> amanda del castillo has a really powerful story. >> reporter: rose lynn's smiles barely functioning. she needed a transplant. >> there's nothing, i'll just be on dialysis forever.
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>> reporter: she had grown used to the eight-hour treatments. oly 19 at the time, her daughter found research on pair and chained organ donation. >> nobody knew what i was talking about. they didn't know which department to transher me to. one of the hospitals i called, they transherred me to the morgue. >> reporter: until she reached dr. john roberts. >> one is, nobody had ever done it before. >> reporter: the first nonidentical organ swap. volunteering to donate one of her organs to save her mother's life. >> i said no, no, don't do anything for me. need of a liver, the other needed a kidney. in part, she donated part of her liver. the transplant surgery happened in july 2017. the world is only learning about the case after it was published by the'
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day has a different meeting. >> she saved two lives. >> reporter: her daughter improved the quality of her life. >> it's amazing to see her enjoy life. >> reporter: in the south bay, amanda del castillo, "abc7 news." from child care workers to dog walkers, we're often letting strangers into our home. i'm michael finney. a special building a better bay area, what you can do to stay safe. also here, delivery on demand. how burger king plans to help out hangry drivers. >> here's a look at what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live. >> we have a big fat show tonight. >> very well done. whoa, whoa, whoa!
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we're talking about wet weather this week, but would you believe that we have seen storms later in previous years? take a look at 2017 and 2015. it rained in the second week of june. but way back in 2014, we had a storm all the way back on july 22. mind you, rain totals were low. we're looking at a lot more rain this upcoming week. meteorologist sandhya patel will have the detailed forecast in accuweather in just minutes. home safety. out.7, buildi a betell keeping butha babysitters, delivery people. we let in a lot of people. but how can you make sure they're not dangerous? >> this woman, who was arrested and accused of posing as a nanny
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by stealing the identity of real nannies. she's just one of a number of incidents that "abc7 news" covered. >> in our continuing effort to build a better bay area, michael finney examines what you need done in a background check to be safe. >> you can't be too careful who you let in your home unfortunately. >> reporter: that's the warning of john clark from the police department, following the arrest of darlene, accused of stealing the identity of real nannies to gain entry into people's homes. the case brought back memories for residents patrick michael and his sister, rosalee. a caregiver they hired through a national agency back in 2010, stole from their mother, rose. these are pictures of patrick and rosalee helping their late mom back then. after accusations of signing checks to herself and making fraudulent credit car charges, the caregiver pled guilty.
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>> we discovered that some of the charges on the charge card were from porn graphic movies, an my mom wasn't into porn. >> reporter: in all, the caregiver stole $30,000 from patrick's mother. the family's attorney would discover -- >> they only use the cheapest -- 99 cents. in other words -- >> reporter: julie jackson is a former police officer and is now a private investigator. she's at the marin county superior court to conduct a background check on a job applicant. she's >> won their criminal case, but maybe someone went after them in civil court. >> reporter: she says went hiring a lots of questions.
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>> what databases are you using? are you checking every county and city they lived in? we need to ask those questions? >> reporter: live scan is a database of criminals, but does not include all criminal charges. rosalee said if she could do it over again, she would have checked the references. >> every one of them was fake, because the attorney and i did a big investigation into everyone she listed and everything was false. >> reporter: you can hire your own investigator to conduct a check, and that will cost you around 75 to $500. that depends on how many cities the person you're investigating has lived in. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> good info. this week, we forecussed on safety as part of our efforts to build a better bay area. learn how to protect your family and your home by watching "abc7 news" all this week. we've got several days of
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rain coming. >> meteorologist sandhya patel has the scoop for us. >> that's why you're going to need to bring up the rain gear. and if you have patio furniture, you'll want to bring it inside. you still have time to do it. right now, we have clouds around as we widen out this picture here. there's the wider picture. you will notice that the storm system is healthy for this time of the year. it stretches across the region, and it does have enough moisture with it to traps port in a pretty good amount of rain. that's the first storm. we have more storms ahead, as well. so let's take a look at our rain chances. they're all level ones beginning on wednesday going through sunday. monday of next week, we may need to bump that up. be prepared, it is not exactly what you see in the month of may where you have a stretch of rainy days. here's a look at those temperatures. comfortable right now with all
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the cloud cover around. visibility is good, looking at san francisco. mostly cloudy and cooler tomorrow. wet and windy for your wednesday. chance of thunder thursday and another tomorrow this weekend, with more wet weather this week. a little fwbit of drizzle in th morning. pretty cloudy, and tomorrow afternoon, a cooler day, as well. temperatures in the low 70s along the coast. the clouds will be increasing as the day goes on, leading us to our storm impact scale. a light level one for wednesday, light to moderate showers. most areas from a quarter to inch of rain. wind gust to 20 showers develop later on, and 11:00 a.m., you see the few showers coming in. in the afternoon, evening is
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when the main action comes through. this is not good for evening commuters. 5:00 p.m., light to moderate rain. the intensity picks up at 9:00 p.m. and pushes out 11:30 wednesday night. in terms of rainfall totals, these totals are pretty healthy for this time of the year. some of these numbers would reflect what we would see for the entire month of may. so 0.39 for san jose. over an inch in santa rosa. half an inch in san francisco. these are just some of the estimates. this does turn to snow in the mountains, believe it or not. and the totals range from four to 22 inches. accuweather seven-day forecast. cooler tomorrow, level one wednesday, chance of thunder thursday. early morning showers friday. and another storm for saturday, sunday, with a chance monday night. time for all the rain gear. tomorrow on "good morning
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good evening. logan couture scored two more goals tonight and leads the nhl with 13 this postseason. but he was the only one scoring for the sharks in game two of sharks down early 2-0 in the second period. blues' power play, look at
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couture. stealing a puck, trying to get the breakaway going. oh, stops on a dime and pokes it in. making it happen. two minutes later, it's logan couture again on the rush, shoots and scores. tied at 2-2. late third, 3-2 st. louis. this puts it away. blues win puts iin ay decent good game, and then play, in my opinion, that wasn't anywhere near what we're capable of. i don't think we played to our capabilities. >> it's always discouraging to drop a game, you know? one, two, three, four, five, whatever it is. >> we have to go to st. louis and win a game. this is behind us and looking forward to game three.
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the warriors were back at practice today, heading into game one of their series with the blazers tomorrow at oracle. kevin durmt, likely going to miss the first two games. he'll be re-evaluated thursday. no guarantee he's back in one week. >> everyone needs to slow down a little bit on the kevin stuff. the injury is open ended in terms of how long he's going to need to recover. baseball, he's visiting the mariners. chris davis going deep, not once, but twice. the other k.d., gone over a month without a homer. the a's took a mariners t i in the walk it off. what seemed like a victory for the a's turns into a walkoff for the mariners, 6-5 in 10. abc 7 sports.
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>> still a mystery about k.d.some >> you've got to wait. maybe two, three, you don't know. a strained calf. we have to wait
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