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breaking news you saw coming. and developing right now. stunned and angry parents find out their
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now from abc 7, live breaking news. >> mostly we feel it's time for a new leader. >> that breaking new been fired. >> amanda. >> reporter: yeah, oakland's police commissioner came down with that decision in a closed door meeting hours ago. three years as the department's chief just last month. after three years as oakland's police chief, ann crook patrick is out. a unanimous decision was made behind closed doors thursday.
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the public announcement was met with applause. commission chair regina jackson explained it was made without cause and while there have been notable successes, they felt she was still lacking. >> there are a lot of improvements but the disparities continue to exist and there are a series of other issues that contributed to losing the confidence. we didn't think she was going to be the most effective chief in oakland. three years ago mayor libby shaft hired kirk patrick. >> if this commission unanimously does not continue to have confidence in this chief, i believe it is my duty to heed their request. >> reporter: kirkpatrick
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entitled to one -year salary or severance. she says now it's time for a new leader. >> we want a new chief to build community trust, to address the disparity that still exists too, diversify and grow the department to the level of respect our officers and our community deserve. >> i do not regret choosing chief kirkpatrick. and i believe there are many examples of way she served our city extremely well over these three years. >> reporter: assistant chief daren allison will serve as acting chief until an interim chief is appointed. mayor libby shaf says they will conduct a nation-wide search for a new chief. >> thank you. developing news in oakland, angry parents are demanding answers tonight. >> they want to know how a
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cancer-causing chemical ended up in the ground water. >> it will be closed until next week, at the very earliest. >> live with tomorrow's emergency community meeting. >> reporter: good evening. well, tensions ran very high at this emergency meeting as parents demanded answers about the safety of their schools. >> there should have been an apology. >> this has been going on for years. >> reporter: just plain mad. that's how families were feeling at an emergency meeting at church hall in oakland. less than 24 hours ago many got a robo call informing them the school is closing down. a chemical was found in the ground water near the property. one possible source a plant laying metal finishers. >> fear, panic.
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i didn't understand what was going on. >> reporter: they gave a briefing of what they do know. the tce levels found nearby were high enough it could vapes aori into the school's air. >> i made the decision out of an overabundance of caution, given we do not know the results of the testing. >> reporter: but others say they're fed up. this just the latest scare they've had to deal with over the years. high levels of led have been found around the school before. two students died in cancer. one in november and the other in 2017. >> you don't have a solid answer. but hypothatically speaking this and hypothetically speaking that. >> i don't want to look back and wish i had taken my daughter out of this school. >> i still have a lot of questions.
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all we can do is answer them the best way we can. >> reporter: another meeting is scheduled for monday. the school is closed indefinitely and they are looking for alternative places to hold classes. >> thank you. neighbors who live near the hospital say they're worried. one resident told abc 7 news she hasn't heard anything from the city about this latest incident. >> i want to feel safe until we find out more. i don't want to jump to conclusions. i don't want to be scared in my own home. >> counsel woman test results may give them a better indication of whether testing is needed in the neighborhood. what is tce? which stands for
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trichloroethylene. it's used for a refridgererant and used an an anasthetic at one point but they banned that in 1977. since it evaporates easily, it can rise up through the soil. and the vapors could get trapped in a building. tce was in "a civil action". according to the environmental protection agency, it's carc nugenic. prolonged exposure can effect the kidneys and central nervous system. >> we first sent out an alert about this 7:37 this morning. a diamond princess cruise ship evacuee has been
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hospitalize said in san francisco. the person tested positive for the virus in japan. meanwhile, two patients have been discharge said and cleared. and amid coronavirus fears, at&t has pulled out of next week's rsa conference in san francisco. and sony and facebook have cancelled their appearances at the game developer's conference next month. meanwhile, the worldwide outbreak is causing a surge of surgical masks and other protective equipment. >> and we're given exclusive access the planted. they say their employees are working overtime and hired additional full-time workers. >> the cdc says they're working with manufacturers, like 3m to
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get the masks to china and make sure there are enough in the united states. >> we have answers on our website, abc 7 the search and rescue mission for a couple after a hiking trip has turned into a recovery mission. they would think they would have found them by now if accessible by air or land. the search is focussed on shell beach. and the mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old girl near cupertino on sunday has been found and euthanized. warning signs have been put up throughout the park reminding visitors about the attack. mountain view police say it was not the suspect's only attack. sleeping under stars in solidarity. the message these college students are sending with their campout.
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in the headlines. a college student who admits stabbing a italian police officer to death. now his parents are breaking their silence but only to abc 7 news. we've covered this extensively in the bay area and paris sings july. >> reporter: 35-year-old police officer stabbed to death. two college stud ngents from th bay area arrested. after a drug deal went bad, he and dave demanded money but the backpack owner called police. they confronted the americans and stabbed th officer to death, saying he was being choked and he didn't know he was an officer. can you explain what it's like, as a parent, going through something like this? >> the pain is relentless. the pain that i feel knowing that someone's life was lost,
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the agony i feel knowing his life is irrevocably altered. >> it's consfnt. we wake up and we're sit together. >> reporter: and they discuss a video chat in which the police broke the news their son was under arrest. called "32 seconds, a deadly night in rome." you can also watch it this evening on amazon fire tv and the abc 7 news bay area youtube channel. for the i-team, abc 7 news. more victims are coming forward claiming a man arrested for trying to kidnap a mountain view woman held them against their will too. this is the suspect they say carried out a night of terror in a quiet south bay neighborhood.
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jeremiah porter is accused of break nothi breaking into a home and holding her hostage. these latest alleged victims came forward only after learning he was in custody and they felt safe to do so. this incident happened an hour before he's accused of an attack on montalana court. she managed to escape. tonight san jose state students are sleeping outdoors to show solidarity with thousands of students that are homeless. the university's president spoke before students climbed into their tents. >> i want to applaud you for consistently shining your light on issues related to housing insecurity and other issues involving students' basic nieds. >> they also want to drum up
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support for a state bill to cover the full cost of college attendance, including housing. tonight's sleepout under the stars is just one unique way to draw attention to the home prices. the san francisco ferry building held its third thursday event tonight. >> that pianist and others worked together to paint a mural on an interactive art wall and food and beverage. look at this. a melted cheese wheel from the cowgirl creamery. they say it will take place
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every third thursday. >> that cheese wheel. >> right. i think we should sign up for that every thursday we should head over there. take a look at our time lapsz. 5:53 the sun went down. it really created a beautiful sunset over the shark tank. now the temperatures once again several degrees above average and not exactly what we need and it is taking a toll on the bay area. here's the latest. more areas are abnormally dry locally and around the state. as we take a look at a wider perspective, almost 60% abnormally dry in california. about 9.5% of the state is in a moderate drought. we've got to turn things around quickly. unfortunately this area is not going to change quickly.
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as we head towards the weekend, we may be seeing more than clouds. south wind ahead of the low will create more afternoon. hazy skies with all the low clouds around. saturday morning we have a slight chance of seeing a few showers. best chance will be in the south bay. southern california will benefit from rain. now, the chance for showers continues until the early afternoon. so so, if you have plans and you're in the south bay good idea to have them handy in case you need to use them. saturday we're look at possibility of a few drops in the south bay. sunday breezy. but certainly a drop in the temperatures for saturday and sunday. a live look from our kgo roof camera. we're not expecting anything until the weekend.
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live doppler 7 showing you all the cloud cover. in terms of your temperatures, they're in the 40s, 50s, being held up by all the clouds around. is this stunning or what? looking at downtown san francisco tonight. warming up tonight well above average and cooler and breezier for the weekend. tomorrow morning temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s. tomorrow afternoon a warmer day. 76 in santa rosa. vallejo, 73 in napa, oakland, concord. 72 in liver more. 69 in san francisco. it is going to be warm by february standardses. slight chance of showers on saturday for the first half of the day and then it's mix of sun and clouds. but notice the temperatures really dropping from friday to saturday. next week will bring back the 70s inland springlike.
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still have to wait until perhaps march? i know it sounds so bad, but that's the soonest. >> there's an extra day in february. nothing that day? >> you never know. march and april are very wet months here in the bay area. coming up, take a sneak peek at the cutest merchandise. and tomorrow on "good morning america." kristen bell talks
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klay thompson will not play as he recovers from an a torn acl. steph curry targeting early march. rockets came out firing, a barrage of threes. roger covington from way out. tucker built a lead. with authority over james harden. that is shaving the beard right there. but harden went for 29 and ten assists to russell westbrook. rockets up 72-50 at the half. houston went 32 of 39 from the three. and warriors night summed up here and of course he hits a three. westbrook would get ejected. did some yaping with clay on the bench. rockets cruise 155-105. and dance party in maraga. jordan to elijah thomas for the jam.
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second half, check out malik fits here with a swift move. lmu has not been the same since alma graduated. you did graduate, didants you? gale's with 57-51. usf trying to take down number two, gonzaga. and back door. 25-16, usf. upset alert. don's by nine at the half. they've beaten the dons 18 straight times. and killian tilly had 22. they're 27 and 1 on the season. how about a pac-12? stanford lost seven of eight coming to tonight. and washington huskies lost eight straight. something had to give. but davis down broadway. nine points, five boards, three
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assists. tomahawk slam right there. stanford to win 72-64. to the ice we go. sharks starteding sharks starting a four-game road trip in new jersey. stick save and a beauty. jones 23 saves. but third period, we're tied at one. patient, waits, shoots, scores. devils win, 2-1 your final. abc 7 sports sponsored by river rock casino. lmu. >> thanks.
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