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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> det came in like a missile, crashing on the 405 freeway on one of the busiest travel days of the year and we're hearing from an off duty fire captain who came in to help and both the pilot and passenger survived the crash and no one on the busy freeway was hurt. good evening and thanks for joining us. dan and oma are off.
it had engine problems shortly after take off. it sent out a mayday call shortly after crash landing on the 405 freeway. abc news reporter has more. >> reporter: it came in like a missile. skimming right abv multiple cars, it bursts into a fire ball. motorists driving a pilot and passenger out of the mangled and wreckage. you can see them running to the plane. they are bloodied, stunned but miraculously alive. >> i seen them literally come around the corner.
>> reporter: somehow the plane only clipping a single vehicle. >> rear ended my truck, spun around. had a passenger. saw flames all around us. >> reporter: putting out the fire ball. >> the potential for great loss of looif and injury exists. >> reporter: this is one of the busieiz roads in the whole coun and imagine crashing on one of the most trafficked days of the entire year. others run towards the flames. the problems beginning just 43 seconds after the pilot was cleared for take off. >> we got a mayday. we got a mayday. want to make it back to the airport. we're still trying to get a little altitude. >> reporter: the pilot then saying he did lose that engine. >> we buy twin engine airplanes like this so if you lose an engine for any reason, you got
one to take you home or to an emergency air field. why that didn't work here is the question. >> we're hearing from an off du duty officer. >> it was probably due to the wife who was the pasfger. i seen her head pop up from the passenger side. i made my way next to the plane. i was able to get the wife back to the median and help the husband -- dragged him out of the plane. >> and captain john is one of several people who saw the plane crash. the 17-year veteran says he's amazed by all the good samari n samaritans who stopped to help. in fremont one person died in a two vehicle crash. it happened just after 2:15. they say the 24-year-old man driving this orange truck lost
control and hit another car. he died at the scene. the 54-year-old woman was taken to the hospital and expected to survive. they're investigating whether driver impairment was a factor in this crash. cars were hauling crude oil. officials say there were no injuries. a preliminary report says one car was leaking. they initiated an emergency response plan and sent a hazmat team to that scene. as we head to the long fourth of july weekend, let's get a check on the weather from meteorologist. >> and right now live doppler 7 showing you the fog. it's back in the picture along the coast pushing towards the bay. highs for your saturday. 60 degrees. we'll be up in the upper 80s. a nice sunny one away from the
coast and you just have to hit the coast line. a lot of you have plans, including the fireworks forecast coming up. >> thank you. well, thousands of pounds and dollars worth of illegal fireworks have been found in the east bay, sending three people to jail for the holiday weekend. melanie woodrow shows us a sample of what was found. >> reporter: this shipping container nearly filled with 3,000 pounds from one bust alone in san leandro. a lot of gun powder in this package. >> reporter: fireworks also seized in hayward. >> some estimated this to be worth 30, 40, 50,000. it hits someone and explodes. it hits a child, it's going to be really bad. >> assisting a gang
investigations unit where investigators found an assault rifle along with all these illegal fireworks at a mechanics shop we bring the fireworks. >> investigators finding what appears to be a fireworks laboratory. they're more explosive than what they usually hand. which is why they're at the shipping container in a remote location. once it's full the fire marshal will come through to get rid of them safely. abc 7 news. well, san francisco fire department is trying to get the word out that all fireworks are banned in the city. even possessing fireworks like bottle rockets and roman candles can lead to a fine or jail time and they burn at 1800 degrees. that's hot enough to melt gold. >> fireworks including safe and
sane cause injuries, fires and they have caused deaths. >> the fire department says if you see someone using illegal fireworks, don't call 911, instead call the nonemergency police number. well, the safest way to watch fireworks on the fourth is at a sponsored event in the city where you live. head to the website for a full list of festivals, parades and fireworks shows. well, a number of grass f e fires have burned this week and each time planes were called in to help. abc 7 news reporter was there when firefighters got the call. >> reporter: when they gathered for the daily briefing at air attack base this morning rising temperatures outside pretty much guaranteed the lunch they might have time to eat might be the first smoke they see today. >> that's the hardest part of the job is to see and wait. >> time to go to work.
>> reporter: and another day of unpredictable, predictability fire under to motion. they fired them as part of an elite air force that can reach anywhere in the state in 20 minutes. >> this is the only one i'm urwear of. >> if you see number 86 on the tail, that's him with, the one with 16,997 fire drops in his log book. >> when the bell rings, we have about three to five minutes to be in the air. >> reporter: planes went out, came back, refuelled. ground crews can load pounds of retardant in minutes. the actual flying is quite te technic technical. above all they follow one basic rule. >> you need to avoid the smoke. >> because? >> you die. >> so said the season pro now at
16,999 drops and counting. wayne freedman, abc 7 news. a warning for voters on the bay to be extra careful around visiting marine life. this after a voter collided with a whale near the golden gate bridge. they wound up warning several boats about a pod of whales. >> there's a tug boat just ahead of us. we can raise them, let them know there's a pot of whales ahead of them, that they can take action and there was a small fishing boat coming in and similar to the one from yesterday's incident. >> they're warning to avoid cutting in front of him and they're trying to locate the boater to speak with him. it is a federal crime to deliberately harass a marine animal. a new clue found on a beach.
new evidence has washed ashore and brought with it new hope for a man who disappeared before memorial day. his family could soon have the answers they're waiting for. jonathan bloom. >> staff will be here one day that's not the next day. >> and that may be what led to the first discovery in weeks of richard moss after he vanished without a trace. >> a local resident found his triple a card washed up on the beach. we can start to search for a more specific area. >> reporter: volunteers gathered on the beach. >> thanks for showing up.
>> reporter: combing the sand to sort out what's trash. >> shirts, underwear, socks. >> reporter: and what could be a clue. >> shoes are a little more ominous. >> reporter: according to those who have seen this video, he appeared to order the same breakfast he got every morning, then he got right back on the road. they say he was head to a job's site where he was working as an electrician's apprentice. when the same line of cars drove by a mile 1/2 later, his was missing. >> how can somebody just disappear like that? i don't get it. >> reporter: now they're looking for car parts. they say it's unlikely they'll find him aliecve but they're determined to fly him. >> father's moving heavv earth
find his kid. >> blue/green algae's been found and now linked to the deaths of two dogs. warning signs are now posted in the area. blue/green algae poisoning is most common in pets but children and adults can also experience kidney and liver kidney injuries if they swallow in water. they're narrowing down a list of people who may have been exposed to tuberculosis. they say an infected person went to the gym on sonoma boulevard. county health officials notified the gym weeks ago but gym members weren't told until yesterday. >> just making sure that the message is correct, that we've correctly identified all the individuals that actually need to be contacted.
>> there's no risk of in hneckf at the gym now. encounters between coyotes and dogs were on the rise but now wildlife experts say they're working to keep pets and people safe in the park. here in presidio with a look for the first time at how the coyote tracking program works. >> reporter: never before seen footage of coyotes captured in the presidio. all part of a new monitoring program jonathan young has been using to track the park's population for about a year. >> trying to understand these animals, their movements. their use of the park. how many are here. >> reporter: a big reason for the program, increased concern about dog and coyote interactions. they've had several dozen reports of encounters. >> he's a big dog and he was
chased just last month actually. >> reporter: she and her clients frequently see coyotes in the presidio. kit oat pupping seizen are a time when they're extra protective seen here in motion sensor cameras captured. >> the protective behavior overrides the fear of trying to scare the coyote away. >> young is using gps monitoring to find out where they're spending time. this allows them to close parts of the presidio near areas where coyotes frequent which close to dogs earlier this month. >> that created a buffer from where the pups were, to where the it dogs were and conflict subsided. >> reporter: it actually shows many leave the presidio, like
this one-year-old killed on 280 last year. in san francisco, kate larson, abc 7 news. abc 7 news meteorologist is here with our forecast. hi. >> and the forecast looks fabulous for the fourth of july. i do want to show you the temperature trend. average high is 84 degrees. you're going to be about average at 85 and cooler as we head to the weekend early next week and the temperatures will bounce back towards the end of the work week. so temperatures are going to be within a few degrees each day. up a few, down a few. you check out live doppler seven. it's the marine layer along the coastline and it will be pushing towards the bay towards tomorrow morning. beautiful after glow from our east hills camera. oakland, mountain view and a live picture from our emoryville camera. we have haze in the air.
66 in santa rosa. currently in the mid-60s in fair field and concord. you almost can see the marine layer as you look back towards san francisco here. it is breezy outside and that is going to be a factor in our forecast tomorrow. you're looking at cool to warm days this weekend. temperatures will drop slightly on the fourth of july. in case you're heading to the beach tomorrow, mainly sunny in santa cruz. there will be some fogs hanging around at some of our other beaches. half moon bay 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. a nice day to get out and about. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. yes, there will be some fog around during the early morning hours towards 7:00 a.m. and fog starts to peal away. this is typical for this time of
year, so 3:00 p.m. saturday we'll hang on to fog along the coastline. low to upper 50s. there will be spotty drizzle like the last couple of mornings and then pulling away for the afternoon. in the south bay it's sun screen weather. 83 in gilroy on the peninsula. palo alto, mid70s. along the coastline, breezy and 59 in pacifica. downtown san francisco, sgourb. the as you look at the north bay, temperatures from the 50s to the low 90s and above our area. 83 in santa rosa and the east bay. 73 union city. head inland and it's going to be a warm sunny day. 85 in liver more, 88 in fair field. here's a look at your fireworks forecast. 10:00 a.m., yes, there will be fog around. 2:00. sunny for most of you. clear skies inland in the evening. certainly will be fog around the
time fireworks are wrapping up. here's a look at your accuweather seven-day forecast. upper 70s to the upper 80s. little warmer sunday and then we'll hold you about the low 60s to low 90s for monday and the fourth of july, in case you're wondering. mild around the bay and inland. along the coastline, a little bit on the cool side. this is normal for isthis time of year. warmer weather expectedly nexed week. well, 17 cats in crates near well, 17 cats in crates near a north bay have to travel from its source to the bottle? a hundred miles? a thousand miles? how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser
we asked you what song you thought she was rocking out to. they chose "can't stop the feeling", "i want to dance" came in second. well, the humane society of the north bay and vallejo is facing a feline frenzy. they found several large animal carriers all packed with adult katsz. 17 of them in fact. most of them are more than 10 years old and thin and sickly to obese. they're worried they'll have trouble finding homes for all of the cats. we have a link to the humane society of the north bay. next a deadly hospital ram bpag of new york. how other doctors stayed behind to help the wounded. also the father who planned an
live where you live. this is abc 7 news. >> we begin this half hour with a deadly shooting ram page inside a new york hospital pap opening fire this afternoon, kilting a female doctor and wounding several people before taking his life. somer of the medical staff refused to leave, insisting on treating victims inside the hospital. >> reporter: new york's bronx
lebanon hospital was put on lock down. a gunman opening fire inside. wounding at least six others and killing one doctor. >> i saw a doctor. he a gun shot wound to his hand. >> reporter: police identifying the gunman as a former employee and said he smuggled a rifle into the hospital under a lab coat. as patients and employees scrambled to take cover. >> you just got a bed and barricaded the door and -- >> reporter: some doctors and emt's stayed behind the help the wounded, even as the gunman is on the loose. >> he shot in the stomach. we immediately attended to him. they're amazing. they helped us carry him all the way down. >> dozens of officers going floor to floor, searching for the gunman. they discovered he had also tried to start a fire. police say dr. bello resigned
from the hospital two years ago amid sexual harassment allegations. >> it appears to be a work place related matter but that makes it no less tragic or horrible. >> reporter: they described the scene as chaotic and terrifying. doctors and nurses staying behind to care for the wound and patients helping one another. maggie ruly, abc news, the bronx new york. now to the explosive fallout. the co hosts of morning joe accused them of making personal threats reveal a continued mistreatment of women. here's senior white house correspondent, sesealia, vega. >> reporter: theicide the oval office today a crush of international reporters in a skrum that nearly knocked a lamp off the table. president trump intervening.
>> fellas, easy. wow. you guys are getting worse. >> reporter: the white house hoped a visit from south korea's new leader might shift focus. instead once again his own tweets created a distraction. fierce bipartisan back lash after he attacked cable host mika and claiming she was quote bleeding badly from a face lift during a gathering at mar-a-lago. >> the president's tweets, whether they're personally aimed at me or aimed at me in some way, it does worry me about the country. he appears to have a fragile, impetuous, child-like ego that we've seen over and over again, especially with women. it's like he can't take it. >> reporter: the hosts also dropped a bomb shell of their own. >> we got a call that the
national inquirer is going to run a negative story. >> reporter: a white house aid said they could make the story go away. the tabloids publisher are friends. >> they said if you call the president up and apologize for your coverage, then he will pick up the phone and basically spike the story. >> reporter: susillia, vega. >> states are out right refusing to hand over voter data. commission vice chair sent a letter to every state asking for voters names, birth days and social security numbers. california was the first to deny the request. she sesz it's not widespread. and mississippi secretary of
state a republican, also declined the commission's request. he told the commission to jump in the gulf of mexico. to oklahoma and the father who created an elaborate sting to catch a sexual predator targeting his daughter. the family was ready and waiting. clayton san del. >> reporter: when this 33-year-old man walked into this oklahoma backyard, what he got wasn't what he was expecting. tackled by a 15-year-old girl he was coming to meet. >> he had planned everything with her. >> her father says he was tipped off to the elicit rendezvous using an app that monitored the teen's phone. they said they couldn't help until they decidesed to dosomething. >> the father took it upon himself to say are you still
coming tonight? and he said he was. >> reporter: but it wasn't the teen waiting in the tent, it was the step mom. >> the moment he entered my yard, at that point in time i had to do what was right as a father. >> reporter: according to police the man says he was just coming over to talk. >> as a parent i don't blame them. it's their right to do whatever they need to do so. >> reporter: police say they don't condone vigil ante justice but not considering any charges against the girl's family. >> we're remembering a familiar face to many long-time.
for a generation he was the face of abc news. david louie looks back at van amberg's work. >> the bay area's most wanted television news team. the channel seven news gang. >> reporter: fred van amberg started in the early 1970s. he went only by his last name, van amberg for most of his career. he wasn't just an anchor. he was an institution. leading each news cast with his trademark opening. he was who people turned to when news broke. for nearly two decades he reported on some of the most notable news events. >> patricia hurst will not go free. >> to the rise of the black panthers and the killings in jones town. >> these are the first pictures
out of geonau on the orjy of death. >> reporter: days later he broke the news of the assassinations of san francisco mayor and supervisor harvey milk. >> been seven hours since that ..38 caliber pistol went off nine times and took the lives of the leaders. >> he reported it on the chair with which the zoed ydiak kille stocked the bay area. i travelled to china with van amberg. we were among the first western journalists allowed to go inside the country when relations were normalized. van amberg left abc 7 in 1986. >> now i'm expected to say goodbye but i'm not going to say goodbye, just that i won't be saying hello to you from here anymore. >> reporter: he died in his east
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the birth rate in the united states driven by declining births among younger women. this tracks different age groups over the last quarter century. they all dropped to record lows last year. birth rates rose to levels nautd seen since the 1960s. the highest birth rate for any age group is women ages 30 to 34. for all other people who put $1,000 deposit on a tesla model three, you may soon know when it
will be released. musk saw and responded with a simple news on sunday. what do you get if you can buy music, summer of love and tasty food? a tasty weekend. alexis smith has ideas from our partners at hoodline. >> reporter: the west coast's largest free jazz festival featured three days of gourmet food and plenty of diverse music. sdwrir >> it's part of our cultural dna. it's part of our cultural history. not only celebrate with the existing residents but we want to show the new residents of san francisco the cultural history of this area. >> summer of love classics will be reinterpreted to celebrate the it 50th anniversary and those who have been playing the festival for over 20 years will provide the smooth sound track
for the weekend. ♪ fill more jazz festival is saturday and sunday from 10:00 to 6:00 on fill more street between jackson and eddie. head to oyster fest at sharon meadow in golden gate park. congo, and more. plus fresh oysters from all coasts and food trucks for the nonoyster lovers too. all that will have you craving a sweet treat. check out a new ice cream shop. they have a wide selection of gourmet flavors and cones. ice cream stuffed inside a warm glazed doughnut. warm. we'll link you up with hoodline. one last check of the weather. let's go to meteorologist. >> there's so much going on this weekend. first live doppler 7 tracking the fog along the coast.
some patches in the east bay. highs for your saturday, 60 coasticide. breezy with lingering fog. and it will be warm. mid to upper 80s for your saturday. check out the forecast for the marine county fair. in the 70s all afternoon, heading into the evening. cooling down by 11:00 p.m. definitely nice looking weather. also a mild forecast. as you know it can get pretty hot but not this time of year. this year. 80 degrees in alameda and one other stop. the phil more jazz festival, it looks jazzy for san francisco. mid-60s, temperatures will begin in the 50s. now a live picture from our roof camera showing you a little bit of gray sky. minor cooling for your saturday, warming back up saturday and holding monday. fourth of july looking fantastic. just a slight dip.
cooling continues wednesday before the temperatures start to rebound by the end of the work week next week. well, the performance enhancing drug that cost armstrong lose his seven tour de france victories. he was banned from cycling for life. but a new study found the benefits were virtually undetectable. it was a way of improving performance. only amateur cyclists were tested. it was in the lancet hematology. some women in san diego are in their 80s and 90s but how they're having fun and staying fit is truly magical. here with more. ♪ >> reporter: in southern california a group of women have truly found a league of their own. >> to be on our splash team, you have to be at least 80 years old. >> some are over 90.
>> oh, yeah, we play to win. absolutely. >> we play three on three half-court. when i told my brothers, they said they'll put you away. you could break an arm and a leg and i said i'm going to play anyway. >> reporter: for some it's a way to avoid trouble. >> it keeps me off the streets and out of the bingo parlors. saves me money. >> reporter: for others, it's a first. when they were kids sports were mostly for boys. >> growing up we didn't have sports like the it girls do today. >> reporter: and now they're finding fans on the facebook page of our partners, espnw, nearly 8 million have watched these hoop dreams come a reality. >> it can be done, even if you get older. >> reporter: the splash showing the fountain of youth is really inside of us. >> it's possible that you can still play. you think you're a lot younger than you really are.
>> you only have one life. what the hell. go for it. keep moving. >> abc news, new york. basketball players there and basketball players here in the bay area getting paid really well tonight. >> there is a lot of money going to be changing hands over the next week 1/2 or so. steph curry about to cash in and with one swing of the bat, the oakland a's avoid being part of history. i'll explain.
abc 7 sports brought to you by your local toyota dealer. well, the a's were almost on the wrong side of history. they were just three outs away tonight against the atlanta braves. sonny gray on the hill for oakland. third inning. swanson with a double off the wall. the runner trauts home from third. so atlanta would take a 1-0 lead and that was plenty. and healy with the 90 mile-per-hour fast ball. then bruce maxwell to end the seventh had a no, no through eight innings. the it braves would get insurance in the top of the ninth. a single to right. brandon phillips scores. so that makes it 3-0. first batter of the ninth inning, matt olsen with a solo bomb to right. that ends the no, no. eight strikeouts. the braves go on to win it.
good news for the a's their longest active streak of no hit, 4,139 games continues. the giants taking a three-game winning streak into pittsburgh. first batter of the game, second pitch, span goes on a power trip, and giants up 1-love and they score three against johnny cueto. a drive off the wall in right. that made it 2-1 pittsburgh. the giants tied in the fourth. joe panik knocks in austin slater. so that ties the game at 3-3. hunter pence with a single. so the giants lead 5-3. the giants had five runs in the sixth. then in the eighth. brandon belt will jack his 16th of the season. he has four rbi. the giants with 18 hits in this game and they win it 13-5. klay thompson is in china where reports say he has signed an $80
million extension with the shoe company. for those wondering his deal ranks ninth, well behind michael jordan who reaches $110 million a year. he hasn't played in 14 years. the warriors are about to make steph curry the it highest paid player in the nba. espn is reporting that curry will have agreed to a five deal max deal extension in the final year of the deal, he would be making more than 40 million bucks. the extension can't be officially signed until july sixth. he's a two-time league mvp. the warriors signed sean livingston to a three year $24 million contract. i'm all ears. that's what andre iguodala's camp is saying. it's technically saturday on the east coast. sources say he will not be with the warriors.
he's just already familiar with the organization. while the warriors don't have to worry about paul george going to cleveland, they're trading the all-star forward to oklahoma city. they'll get them in the deal. the 27-year-old george who averaged 24 points a game last season was planning to opt out of his contract with the pacers next season. the it nhl also begins their free agency tomorrow. the big question is will the sharks resign their two major members of the squad? they've spent the entire career in teal. thorten, who came here in 2005, is said to have a similar offer. sources say his staying is a huge factor in whether jumbo joe returns to san jose. second major of the year. american daniel king shot a five under 66. nice easy putt on 12 helps her
vault into a two-way tie for the lead. kim shot a five under 66. nearly had this second shot, hole out on the par four fifth. look at that. an easy tap-in birdie. another american, brittany, is in a four-way tie for fourth place. all those players just one shot back at six under par. this abc 7 sports report has been brought to you by toyota. and the nba doing great job making basketball and the highlights in the news all year round. >> pretty exciting. free agency. coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00, a boat collides with a whale in san francisco bay. now an urgent plea to boaters heading into the water this long holiday. and grid lock in a soulth bay neighborhood. the community fighting back because of the drivers taking
short cuts through their local streets. join us at 11:00 on channel 7. it seems one bird is the animal kingdom's match for ringo starr and phil collins. ♪ not sure you could dance to that but it's pretty good. they say the cockatoo is the only animal other than people known to create a custom made tool gene cuss out a cord like a drummer. these are the first pictures to confirm it. that's why drummers become drummers too. >> i'm matt keller and in for dan ashley, for anthony and all of us here at abc 7 news, thanks for watching. have a good night. we'll see you at 11:00 on channel 7.