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hurricane dorian now a category 4 with a 130
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hour wind. a mom says her 5-year-old son was able to squeeze through the fence and get off-campus unnoticed. a new development coming up in the kate steistei in san jose, a >> there is a danger to your life if you remain in these evacuation zones. >> officials in florida giving a stark warning to the 17 million residents who may be in the path of hurricane dorian. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama dates. >> abc 7 reporter meganeganegann
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tevrizian. >> the entire state now under a state of emergency ahead of dorian's arrival. >> could be the most significant storm we've had in a couple of decades here in orlando. >> reporter: the biggest threat could be flooding. florida's 17 million residents awaiting possible evacuation orders. >> and they live in a zone so that if we do issue that order you can move immediately. >> reporter: already telling people living on the barrier island and low lying properties they will have to leave starting 8:00 a.m. sunday. but even areas further inland could see flooding. many cities handing out free sandbags. the search for fuel has led to long lines. >> just a little bit more patience. >> reporter: by maid day friday more than half of the gas stations in the miami, fort lauderdale area were empty.
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>> we're also bringing in fuel from out-of-state and i'm working with the federal government to see if there's anything we can do in the short-term to help demand. >> reporter: amtrak suspending d select service and tweeting it will suspend operations as of 2:00 a.m. monday. and at nasa's kennedy space center. hundreds of utility crews are on their way to florida now, some as far away as new jersey. megan tevrizian, abc news, daytona beach, florida. >> and now to a live picture from palm beach, not far from the president's resort mar-a-lago. >> this is one powerful storm being fueled by the warm ocean waters, and it is growing.
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as you look at a satellite picture of hurricane dorian. the computer models all have it skirting the east coast of florida, and all of them are eyeing this state. so unfortunately it doesn't look like they're going to escape it. 6 to 12 inches for most areas. it is a dangerous category it is going to slow down. it will cross the bahamas as a category 4 sunday evening. and by the time we head into monday it's getting ready to hit with a category 4. the biggest threat with this is going to be rainfall, flooding. storm surge 10 to 15 feet above normal. potentially serious flooding that is, large swells and damaging winds. hoping they get through this safely. >> so far dorian has not caused any flight cancellations to or from san francisco international, however, you can expect that to change as the hurricane approaches florida. orlando has already announced it will close monday its airport.
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most airlines are waving change fees for travelers affected by the storm. >> the remaining team members are prepared to go if needed for potential search and rescue missions. and you can keep track of hurricane dorian with the abc 7 news app. download the app and be sure to enable push alerts. new at 11:00 the man who assassinated kennedy is being hospitalized after being stabbed. he was found with stab wounds at the richard j. donovan correctional facility. the suspect has been placed in isolation. sirhan assassinated robert kennedy in 1968. he is serving a life sentence. we have new developments tonight in the kate steinle case. >> the gun conviction against the undocumented immigrant who shot and killed her has now been
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overturned. >> the appeals court released the decision this afternoon ruling that the trial judge made a mistake. >> the mistake was failing to instruct the jury on a specific defense theory which was that he only was in possession of the weapon for a moment. >> reporter: in a statement public defender mat gonzalez said this really wasn't a close call. we thought that he would have been acquitted had the jury been instructed this way so this is he was a repeat offender and undocumented immigrant who had been deported five times when the gun he fired shot and killed kate steinle in 2015. we called the family but they did not want to comment on the ruling. in 2018 president trump took
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issue with the policy that kept law enforcement from telling i.c.e. that he'd been released from their custody a few weeks before the killing. in a tweet the head of citizenship and service said how many more innocents will die before sanctuary cities stop harboring criminals? >> nevertheless i'm sure the steinles are finding this to be yet another difficult day. >> he's in custody awaiting trial on federal gun charges in february. meaning he wouldn't have not conviction overturned.un and even if he's not convicted on the charges he's currently facing he will be deported. new at 11:00, a deadly accident tonight sent a car through a cinder block wall and into a house.
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chp says the car drove through a wall, struck a tree and then landed in a hot tub in the backyard. debris went flying everywhere and the driver of that suv died at the scene. one residentwise home but on the other side of the house and was not injured. new details tonight on a major bust. the group is linked to 20 break-ins in more than a dozen cities across the bay area. amanda de castillo with more information on operation kick stand. >> reporter: and police say the crew is responsible for several crimes across the bay area. we're talking about 13 different cities. business owners say they're hopeful the arrests made through operation kick stand will put the breaks on commercial burglaries. san jose police say while they've seen a drop in residential burglaries they've
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noticed a spike in commercial theft. people who now face charges of commercial burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy and more. >> hundreds of different burglaries aren't committed by hundreds of different people. they're committed by crews such as this. and taking down one crew like this will really clear a lot of burglary cases up and prevent more from occurring. >> reporter: an investigation that uncovered guns, ammo, stolen driver's licenses, credit cards and other stolen property. in addition to drugs and drug paraphernalia, chief garcia said the crew had been at it since february. >> we'd had two really hit this case. >> reporter: robert mardel shared this footage of a 2018 hit. the crook is seen carrying out the first of two $4,000 bikes. that amount plus the cost of repairs meant more money out of his pocket. >> that's my sally, i'm done, i'm over.
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>> reporter: thursday's arrest led to relief to businesses across the region as this crew is tied to burglaries across san jose, oakland and nine other cities. >> when we hear news like this we're like thank you, i can't believe this is happening. >> reporter: one of the guns seized is an ar-15 type ghost gun. he said this is exactly why the department established a burglary prevention unit. a mom says her 5-year-old son was able to squeeze through a fence and get past unnoticed. they've become memes and punch lines on late night. >> state lawmakers decide whether to trim those super long store receipts. temperatures on the rise this weekend. i'll let you know exactly how hot and how long coming up. >> first here's a look what's
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coming up on jimmy kimmel tonight. >> i think you're going
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. actress valerie harper has died. harper is well-known as the funny brass character on the mary tyler moore show. >> the tonsil fairy comes. >> harper won four emmys during her career in television. in recent years she became one of america's most well-known cancer survivors battling lung cancer since 2009 and brain cancer since 2013. then at age 74 still in the throes of the disease she appeared on dancing with the stars. val valerie harp were was 80 years old. in the east bay a pleaseington mom wants to know how her 5-year-old boy was able to squeeze through a fence. >> this padlock was from this chain and instead of being
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linked here it was hooked on here. >> reporter: a gap that was big enough for christina's 5-year-old son to fit through and according to her end up on the other side. this all happened on thursday during recess. and christina just found out about it today. >> i found out about this from another parent, and my concern is if she hadn't told me i wonder if the school had disclosed this to me. >> reporter: according to pleaseington's unified school district the school principal called this morning. >> has anything like this happened before? >>site and we haven't received y concerns. >> reporter: now the proximity of this fence to the street is christina's concern. let's see how long it could have taken her son to get from here to the street. let's time it. every 7 seconds, almost 8. >> it's honestly my worst
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nightmare. >> now the unified school district is gearing up to make changes after the holiday. >> the school has tightened the fence so students aren't able to squeeze through to make it through the fence. we're also following up to see if there's anything else we can do. >> but the what ifs keep circling in her mind. >> i didn't realize how lucky i was to pick him up from school yesterday. abc 7 news is committed to bidding a better bay area and one of the major issues we have focused on is housing and that includes rent. governor newsom announced late today that a deal was reached with apartmnt owners and developers that would limit rent increases. if approved by lawmakers rents would be capped at 5% plus inflation for the next decade. and one of the issues that affects all of us is the bay
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area housing crisis of course and that's why we dedicated an entire week of coverage to that topic. you can find all of those reports online at abc7news.com/better bay area. a bill that would have ended all those long paper receipts was voted down today. he said the plan would save a lot of paper waste, but restaurants and retail groups strongly oppose the bill claiming it would limit cu customers access to coupons. >> i bought literally two things last week and the receipt was -- we're tracking the weather in florida. >> let's take a look at the time lapse. look at the fog rolling in over downtown san francisco. this was this afternoon, very shallow layer and tonight there isn't a whole lot out there. i want to show you some of the events happening in the bay area. this is your festival forecast.
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mostly sunny after the morning fog. 77 degrees. sausalito art festival nice and mild. 76 in for the belmont greek festival, going with 80 degrees. morning fog followed by bright skies. definitely enjoy if you're going to any of those events. just in case you're thinking of the beach, it's going to be a good weekend to be in santa cruz. 78 degrees on saturday, on monday the temperature drops but still going to be comfortable in the upper 70s. a live look right now from the santa cruz camera. we're looking at the rides there at the boardwalk and it's quiet tonight but that'll be changing as we head towards the weekend. patches of fog along the coastline on live doppler 7. and as we take a live look at sutro tower camp raw you'll notice how sparkling san francisco is. we are looking at a cooler pattern by the middle of next
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week. tomorrow morning fog will be limited at 8:00 a.m. but be careful out there tomorrow afternoon. most areas will see the sun except near the immediate coastline. low 50s to low 60s to start off your morning and then as we head into the afternoon in the south bay you'll feel the heat. a nice day on the peninsula. 83 in mountain view, 79 san mateo, fog lingers in daly city. north bay 88, in san rafael and heading into the east bay it's a warmer day. and it is going to get hot inland. 93 degrees walnut creek, 94 livermore, 96 for you antioch. mid-90s inland so hot summer weather sunday, monday. it's going to be a great day for labor day and then we'll notice a drop in temperatures gradually by wednesday. it's going to be down to the
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80s, cooler and breezier. 60s coast side, so really pleasant looking weather for this long holiday weekend. and if you're grilling, we're there. invite us. >> let us know. >> we'll bring the chips. thanks sandhya, very much. from hanging 10 to hanging by a thread. >> why the future of sfx: upbeat music a lot of clothes you normally take to the cleaners aren't dirty dirty. they just need a quick refresh. try new febreze clothing quick dry mist. it eliminates odors and refreshes lightly-worn clothing.
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breathe happy febreze... la la la la la. the mavericks big wave surf competition may be done for good. the world surf league announced it today. they're pulling their sponsorship blaming various logistic issues. the founder jeff clark actually agrees with the league's decision. >> not various, a huge amount of logistical challenges. finally the red tape's not worth cutting. >> the cost alone to permit permitting the event grew to $80,000. the invitation only competition
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started in 1998 but it hasn't been held for the past four years. the bright side for surfers, the big wave will still be out there this winter for anyone brave enough to enjoy. >> and those are some waves. onto sports. >> the giants decided to keep alright, so this is how you are gonna say:wn. you'll get the best deal of the year on xfinity tv and internet! and you even get this. mike, you're on balloons. sarah, you're gonna high five everybody.
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ben, you're gonna be wowing them with your dance moves. don't miss the xfinity best deal of the year. now that's simple, easy, awesome. get amazing tv and internet during our best deal of the year! with huge savings of $600 over two years. plus a speed upgrade to 400 megs, free for 2 years. and ask about even more savings with xfinity mobile. click, call, or visit a store today. good evening. it was oakland versus the bronx tonight. and this is a fair ball. a's up 1-0.
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cici left after 3 with knee pain. two batters later this is in the e score. a's up 2. marcus simeon, his 100th career homer. 7-2 athletics. aaron judge wondering what's up with the a's. a's win 8-2 over the bombers. double fisting the ice cream and garlic fries. two batters in brandon bell high, deep and aloha into the twilight. 2-0 gave up just one run on four hits. focusing on the ice-cream again. bottom five, second on the giants, what a pick up he's been.
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and giants with the rush and 8-3 victory. stanford and cal kick tomorrow. tonight wisconsin, south florida in tampa. badgers junior jonathan taylor won the dope walker award last year, best running back in the country, maybe thinking heisman this year. started out with a bang. 4 tds, over 2,000 yards rushing last year, 135 tonight. wisconsin rolls 49-0. yes, college football is back. so is after the game chris alvarez will join me tomorrow night. we will follow the oregon, auburn game on abc. and he may be the tallest percussion player in nba history. he's a huge greatful
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let's take on the issues, let's call out the problems and find real solutions. let's have hard conversations. >> i feel tat the community has failed people of color. >> and hear one another. >> we can use words, we don't have to use our fists. >> our concerns might be different but we're in this together and building a better bay area takes all of us. all right, that is our report. we appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> from all of us, thanks for being here. on jimmy kimmel live senator bernie sanders. >> have a great weekend.
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tv's number one daily viral video show, "right this minute." rescuers race to a remote village to free an orangutan. >> he's only 1 year old. >> how good intentions led to a bad idea that put this baby in danger. >> the pizza delivery guys are spotted. >> taking slices of pizza out. >> the crime that is not all that clever. >> like w going to know. >> scenery shots come from this drone. >> it is a large drone. >> wait until yoe what else it can do. and this patty is 83. >> a tinder cougar. >> he asked me to go on a date this week, i said yes.
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>> age is no obstacle when you have a dating app. >> you get greater later. >> this is a story that starts t the result is meeting international animal rescue to come to help out a little orangutan. this man here, identified as yance, he says he found that orangutan alone when he was chopping down a tree in this remote village. he said mom was nearby and she had perished, but he decided to keep her. this is not the way you keep an orangutan. >> oh, man. >> he claims he found an abandoned orangutan and this was his way of rescuing it. >> yes, but air found out and they went to this village to go get her. they call her kania, she's 1 year old, he was keeping her tethered around the neck, close to that tree, so she could climb up and down. but that's not the way y keep a young orangutan. >> there is no way to keep a young orangutan. >> exactly. >> i think he had good
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intentions, and when they came to rescue her, he let hershas s that tether around her neck. you can see, she's been off in a crate. they believe she spent four months with this man. >> learn how to orangutan again. >> they say she could be rehabilitated. but, first, she has to be quarantined. not only does she have a skin infection, they believe she has a respiratory infection. they're hoping they can do all they can to make sure she is rehabilitated and able to go out into the forest where she belongs after they have been treating her. >> well, i hate to break it to you, we start in england, delivery scooter is parked right outside. like right outside. they roll right up and, boom, they start trying to steal it. tt bit ough >>ed . did they just break the lock. >> what was he doing on the
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ground? >> just adding more muscle to it. one guy was using his foot to press on t handlebars, the other guy pulling the wheel, two of them, enough to bust it. >> they have done this before. >> yes. and they got away with it. the guy didn't notice it was gone. ten minutes >> normally i'm annoyed by your puns, but i'm more annoyed by this. do you see what's happening? >> are they stealing -- >> they're stealing the pepperoni off the pizza? >> they're touching the food. >> the delivery drivers were spotted taking slices of pizza out of the box. >> like we're not going to know when you deliver it to us. i'm pretty sure there was 100% of the pizza. >> what were they thinking? how are they expecting people to accept this delivery? >> doesn't matter. somebody stopped them and decided to record it and post it to social media. we have over three minutes of
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footage. hands all up in the pizza. >> just cook it. >> the company has since responded. >> you don't know what you don't know until you catch it on camera. >> this summer it has been hot, even outside of the desert. so hot that in california, this young lady decided to give something a shot. so she finds this metal pole and realizes it is very hot. she puts her finger on it. you see she immediately pulls it off. it is so hot. so then she grabs her hair. and she starts curling it around the hot metal pole. >> like she's using this as nature's -- >> just to see if it is hot enough to curl her hair. she sits there for a little while and releases her hair.
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and it actually works. and it has gotten so much attention on ticktock where she originally shared it. she's already got more than half a million likes. but it also has been shared on other platforms on instagram. it has nearly 2 million views. >> it is crazy. >> crazy. >> it is crazy hot. >> this is not simply a beautiful -- though, it could be. the upper reservoir, guys went out there, took their drone. also not just any old -- it is a large drone. this thing is huge. very proud about it. >> australia. >> they launch this six rotor drone up into the air and they also launch a fisherman. >> it works. >> oh, my goodness. >> they got a beer.
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>> yes. >> pulls out his fishing pole. there's a rather well concealed -- >> good one. >> some reports are saying that was a pregutted fish. maybe just all for the optics. hard to tell from this angle. why did they do this? no one sells a human lifting fishing drone, so they went and built their own and experienced a number of false starts and failures, but it didn't deter them. through all their different tests. >> they created a drone from tree trimming. >> i love how you see the silver lining in that. and posted this video to facebook, where watch the people, including the civil aviation and safety authority in australia. there is currently an investigation under way. could face up to $670 in fines. and five years in jail. no!
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>> like the wright brother s without being risky, we wouldn't have things like this to blaze a trail. >> this dad usually has all the best jokes, but today, dad has to try and guess the punch line. see who brings the biggest laughs coming up. >> and an eye catching cat capturing the internet's attention next. >> very, very pretty, quite original. makes my butt look good fancy but not too fancy no matter why you love your clothes,

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