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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> developing at 11:00, a deadly stabbing spree in the heart of england prompts new fears of terrorism. tonight the attacker is under arrest as authorities zero in on a motive. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. this happened around 10:30 local time in london. >> cornell bernard is monitoring developments and is here with more. cornell? >> it is an area packed with hotels and tourists and the suspect's mental health is being looked at, but terrorism remains a possible motive. the brutal mass stabbing attack happened in central london. one woman in her 60s was killed when police say a 19-year-old mangan attack -- man began attacking people near the museum. phil black was there. >> it happened after 10:00 in
the evening in london on a thursday night and in a station that is -- in an area that is in east central london. it is busy. it is a social night in london. you can expect people to be in this area. they are not huge crowds. it is in this location where police say that a man was seen with a knife. he was attacking people. >> two women and three men were wounded in the stabbing attack. it took police about 10 minutes to locate the suspect. a taser was used to subdue him. >> early indications suggest mental health is a significant factor in this case. of course at this stage we should keep an open mind regarding motive and consequently terrorism as a motivation remains but one line of inquiry. >> it comes as london's mayor says they will deploy 600 armed police on the street in light of the terror attacks. london residents will see the extra police patrols starting
on the streets on thursday. the stabbing suspect has not yet been identified. live in the newsroom, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> cornell, thank you. stay on top of the story with the abc7 news app. download it for free and enable the push alerts to get updates as they happen. new at 11:00, police in the north bay have arrested a drug and alcohol councilor accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a teenage girl. investigators say the 38 -year-old met the girl through a social media app. katie is live at the police department with the latest on this investigation. katie? >> dan, they say it started on a social media app and that the two communicated on-line for a couple days and then agreed to meet at his petaluma apartment. they went to police with allegations of sexual assault. >> it is troubling. it really is. >> this woman didn't want to be identified. she has daughters and lives down the street from brett's petaluma apartment. >> i was frightened.
i called my mom and said make sure you are home with my girls. >> the 38-year-old faces charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl he met through a social media app. police arrested him tuesday after searching his apartment. >> not only found evidence, but also admissions to the crime. >> he works at muir wood adolescent and family services as the lead recovery counselor. he has extensive experience helping adolescents and he worked with foster children. the facility's executive director said he has been suspended pending the investigation. in a statement thisy say "all of our employees are thoroughly vetted and undergo a pre employment screening process that includes fingerprinting called live scan. police are taking this opportunity to remind families about on-line safety. >> i encourage the parents of minors to know what their children are doing on-line and they are not accessing applications that will make them the victims of
predators. >> in petaluma, abc7 news. a northern california man is making a heart felt plea after someone vandalized his infant son's grave. john o'donnell noticed two statues were missing from the grave in lake county. o'donnell provided abc7 news with foe owes of these statues, a praying angel and a lion. he is willing to help the thief as long as he gets the statues back. >> bring them back. let's just talk. let's go out here and you can help me water my son's tree and we can talk about it. whatever you are going through. >> o'donnell is offering a $250 reward. he posted his plea on facebook and has had 27,000 views. new at 11:00, four earthquakes rattled rural town in northeastern california. the shots happened not far from jamesville about an hour ago. they were 2.8 to 4.5 and no reports of damage.
slow and steady progress of a fire on the edge of napa county. the so-called cold fire started on the montecello dam near lake berry yeses saw. it was just in the last few hours the fire grew to 4600 acres. you can see the flames being fueled. the fire is now 10% con intad. a wildfire grew to 73 square miles today. massive fire. higher humidity and lower temperatures are expected to help the fire crews tomorrow. containment is now at 25%. flames have burned 57 homes north of big sur and an illegal campfire sparked the wildfire nine days ago. tonight an urgent bulletin is going out to law enforcement about attacks on officers in streets and prisons. >> it is called black august. the eye team reveals the potential danger facing officers. .
>> the federal bureau of prison and sacramento intelligence units and the national gang intelligence center issued this bull law 10 to law enforcement warning of ineggs coulded risk for violence during black august. the black gorilla family or bgf started it as a month to remember fallen members. one served 46 years in solitary con -- confinement after killing a prison guard and slashing the throats of two other guards who survived during an escape in 1971. they remember him as a freedom fighter. >> when i went to prison at 20 years old-to-be somebody that reminded me not to compromise my integrity. >> after he was released he was stabbed to death in a riot in sacramento. the bull law 10 -- the bulletin said they worked with the aryan brotherhood to kill him. they believe the state had a duty to protect him.
>> they are charged with protecting and housing him and they have to bear that responsibility. >> they say an inmate source said there is a two for one kill policy, but the bgf will kill correctional officers and aryan brotherhood gang members to send a message and the attacks will occur across the country and not just in california and will likely occur during the memorial celebration of black august. the prison failed to respond to so i showed it to a retired agent, rick smith. >> i think that's serious. they don't want to be caught with something happening with the information they have. >> also included in the bulletin, the baltimore office report. bgf members discussed how they could ambush law enforcement officers who were parked in alleys or side streets. it also mentions the san francisco bay view newspaper for publishing art will kas
suggesting california department of corrections and rehabilitation responsibility for pinel's murder and promoting black august sell -- celebrations as a platform for celebration. >> pretty proud. >> you are? >> absolutely. >> mary ratcliff is surprised her newspaper is named in the bulletin, but worried about the message. >> this statement from the department of justice puts black people in danger. >> how so? >> because it is promoting the idea that there is a war going on between black people and law enforcement. >> the bulletin includes a drawing by a bgf member showing a logo and a gorilla eating a pig. ratcliff downplay itself to violence against police officers. >> a depiction like that is a release. it is, yay, go for it. that's how i feel. now i don't have to do it. >> rick smith from the fbi tells me this bulletin is not news to the officers either in
prison or on the streets. they know how dangerous their jobs have become. for the eye team, dan noyes, abc7 news. stay with us. abc7 news at 11:00 continues. donald trump's campaign controversy appears to be catching up with him. the new developments that may be causing panic in the gop. >> and blasting off into space. the bay area start up with its mission to the moon. >> and working for minimum wage. sasha obama has a new summer job tonight. >> i am news meteorologist sandhya patel. we are heading into the commute with gray skies and drizzly conditions. i'll let you noy how much cooler than normal your temperatures will run coming up. first here is a look at what is coming up on gym mooy kimmel live after the news at 11:00. >> thanks, dan and ama. here is a free sample of our show tonight. >> we have a surprise for jimmy. jimmy. we are going to wake him up.
novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all of the bay area, this is abc7 news. in the race for the white house, statements may be starting to hit the polls. on the campaign trail in florida trump spoke about unity and largely ignored the controversies that have rocked the campaign in the last few days. >> the campaign is doing really well. it has never been so well united. right now it is the best in materials of being united that it has been since we began. >> in colorado today hillary clinton slammed trump for his
disparaging remarks directed at the family of a muslim-american soldier killed in iraq. 50 years -- more than 50 years after president kennedy challenged the nation to go to the moon a bay area start up is taking on a new mission to the lunar surface. abc7 news reporter alyssa harrington says this type of space exploration has never been done before. >> the landmark decision by the government will send a company to space for the first time. until now only governments have taken missions to the moon. these are pictures of what the silicon valley start up plans to do. no humans would go on this mission. just an unmanned spacecraft. i spoke with the co-founder and ceo via skype. he is in cape canaveral where they are now based. >> this is the time when humanity is leaving the shores of earth and all of the future will look back at this moment as the time when we truly became a space bearing species. >> the spacecraft is the size
of the washing machine hopping around taking pictures and video. he says they want to explore the moon because there is trillions of dollars of resources there that could benefit us on earth. >> we are going to develop new resources and new energy and all of these things will be very important to us as a growing species. >> the vision of moon express is to start the commercial lunar exploration. it is scheduled 230r -- for late 2017. alyssa harrington. >> ceo elon musk confirmed the next model will be a compact suv called the model y. it is not expected to hit until 2020. it came during a disappointing earnings report. the palo alto-based company reported a loss of $1.06 per share. the first daughter is getting a taste of the working world. sasha obama is working a summer job at a seafood restaurant at martha's
vineyard. this is a picture of sasha on the job. she will be busing tables and manning the cash register at nancy's. the obamas visit the restaurant when they vacation in martha's vineyard every year. throw back thursday came a little early. >> larry beil returned for the first time since 2001. >> larry beil is back on sports center. i want you to google him. aloha means aloha. >> aloha means i'm back. i can't even believe it. >> larry will be on the sports center anchor desk in l.a. anchoring through friday. >> fun to watch. return to his old stomping grounds. nice job, larry. and now on to the weather forecast. >> sandhya patel is here with what we are facing for the rest of the week. >> that's why it was so quiet around here without larry. what we are facing is much cooler weather. we are looking at the time lapse from the east bay hills camera. the sun goes down at 8:16 and
look at the reddishhue. it contributed to the extra reddish sunset. it will help the firefighters out there and the air quality is expected to be good on thursday and friday despite the fact that we are still going to see some of the haze in the south bay because of the smoke from the fire. live doppler 7hd is showing you how much headway the marine layer has made all the way from the north bay into the east bay. we are in for a pretty gray night so the temperatures are dropping. look how much cooler inland, a 12-degree drop compared to 24 hours ago. we are running 6 degrees lower in san jose. so the marine influence is known here from the exploratorium camera on pier15. want to show uh great view -- you a great view. 56 in san francisco and 58 in oakland. upper 50s in mountain view and mid50sin half moon bay. sfo camera is showing you the
marine layer and it may cause delays tomorrow morning as we are expecting some drizzle as well. low to mid50s from santa rosa to petaluma and livermore 58 degrees. and from the emeryville camera this is what your morning commute will look like along with some drizzle. cooler than average conditions through saturday and temperatures do rebound as we head into early next week. in the morning when you get going, watch out for the fog and the low clouds along with the slippery roads due to drizzle. it is a cool enough start to where you will need to grab the sweater. upper 40s to the mid50s. here is your hour by hour look at the forecast. tomorrow morning you will notice just how far the marine layer extends. it is pretty far. drizzle will start off at 10:00 a.m. the inland valleys will see the sun. places like antioch, discovery bay and brentwood, you will see the bright skies, but you will have to wait until early afternoon. that's why the temperatures are going down along the coast. it will never clear for your thursday. here are your temperatures, 59 in half moon bay and 62 san
francisco. breezy with the clouds lingering. 75 napa and 78 santa rosa. concord and livermore and 75 in palo alto and 59 in half -- half moon bay. 88 is the average high and you are well below normal for a few days. and then the recovery happens on monday and tuesday when you are back above average and in the 90s. i do want to turn your attention to the tropics. we have hurricane earl who just made landfall near belize city, belize. it is a category 1 with 80 mile an hour wind. expected to dump eight to 12 incheses across the area. isolated winds could pick up 16 inches in honduras and belize and guatemala. accu-weather seven-day forecast cooler than average through saturday. a drizzly morning tomorrow. look at the temperatures to come up on sunday and a little warmer and mid80s and then our summer spread will be back monday through wednesday with president 60s to -- with 60s to 90s.
legendary singer tony bennett is celebrating the big 9-0 with his friend, lady gaga. they got together for a lighting ceremony in bennett's honor at the empire state building. a statue will be outside the fairmount where he sang "i left my heart in san francisco." >> 90 years old and still sing incredibly well and at a high level. >> we have shu checking out our highlights. >> he is responsible for five super bowl titles and his contribution to the nfl is
smacks a double to center field. hunter pens scores from first base and it is 3-0 giants. poe see scores to make it 4-0. cueto allowed back to back jacks. bottom of eight and this game is now tied at four. fast-forward to the bottom of the 12th. jake peavy pitching and he grounds into what should be a double play but nunez drops it. franco delivers again. back to back losses for the g men who haven't won since trading matt duffy. angels trying to stop a losing slide. he lawmps one to sen per field -- launch one to sen per field. trout looks like he has it, but drops it. alonzo and butler score and the a's are up 4-2. the lead would not last long. he allowed two homers in the fourth including this
game-tieing blast from cliff pennington. he singles to left and coco crisp will score. he ties the game. munsey was caught in a run down. game over and crushes a two-run walkoff homer. angels win it 8-6. a's have lost five straight. 49ers find the heart and soul of their defense. it is a contract extension and a 20 million guarantee. this makes sure he ends his career as a 49er. former 49er owner will be unducted into -- will be inducted into the pro football hall of fame. he i can chaed the game on -- he changed the game on and off the field. you can't talk about the history without mentioning mr. d and his wing man through it all. he told me yesterday how eddie
will approach his speech. >> as you are going to be walking into the pro-football hall of fame, you are wearing an imaginary backpack and you have me and a lot of other people in that bag. you are carrying us in with you. i said how do we thank you for the honor. he didn't know what to say. >> i am proud to say that i am in that backpack and so happy for mr. d. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by riverwalk casino. >> that's going to be a special day this weekend. shu, thank you. >> abc7 news continues on-line, on twitter, facebook and all of your mobile devices with our abc7 news app. >> look at that when you can. our next newscast is 4:30 to