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♪ live where you live, this is "abc 7 news." ♪ seats snap off as a carnival ride malfunctions, killing a man at the ohio state fair. tonight, california fairs and amusement parks are taking recautions to prevent another tragedy. joining us, i'm ama daetz. for >> i'm larry beil, in for dan ashley. that is called the fire ball. 13 revolutions per minute. the orange county shut down a ride called the g force. it says it is similar to the fire ball. no problems were reported there but it is being reinspect. a spokes woman for the california state far fair in sa sacramento says its fire ball was closed as a precaution. looking live at the -- we
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apologize, we lost the signal for you there. inspectors will check out the fire ball in the morning. this is after an 18-year-old was killed when the ride malfunctioned at the ohio state fair. >> abc reporter maggie rulli has more. >> reporter: riders on the fireball enjoying a night out at the ohio state fair when all of a sudden things went horribly wrong. witnesses say several riders thrown into the air. some of the victims landing on the hard fair ground asphalt. >> multiple passengers were ejected at high speed with high energy. many feet, at least 20 or 30 if not more into the air, and then crashed at a significant distance from the ride. >> reporter: state troopers and police sealed off the area. victims were rushed to columbus area hospitals. >> one person has been -- is deceased as a result of this incident. we also have additionally seven
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other persons who are injured. three of those are in critical conditions. >> reporter: ohio governor john kasich reacted swiftly, ordering all fair rides be shut down until additional safety inspections can be completed. >> and then beyond that we want to know about what's the process for inspection. >> reporter: local media reports that ride inspections were held on monday. investigators on the scene are still trying to determine what caused this terrible accident. the ohio state fair kicked off wednesday and was supposed to run through august 6th. maggie rulli, abc news, new york. >>. now, the fireball is scheduled to be at the sonoma county fair which opens next week, but the website says the rides are subject to change. happening now, you might hear loud bangs near broadway plaza in walnut creek, but it is a training deal. police and firefighters are participating. it is scheduled to go until about 2:00 a.m. streets around broadway plaza are closed.
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>> beat jamaica in the gold cup final. an exciting game that had santa clara buzzing with extra business. "abc 7 news" reporter katie marzullo live at levi stadium. >> reporter: fans still smiling as they file out. some still chanting usa. they want a good game and got one. team usa takes home the gold cup and soccer fans leave with memories to last a lifetime. >> usa, usa! >> my dad, we grew up watching soccer because of him, so he bought our tickets and that's why we're here today with family. >> reporter: of course, she and others thought they would be here watching a different matchup. >> we were hoping for mexico, but usa, whatever. whew! >> obviously would have been marvelous if mets would have met it into this as well. >> reporter: no complaints from businesses near levi stadium. the general manager of benigan's
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said soccer is only second to the 49ers. >> it will be absolutely insane in here. >> colombia, peru, salvador, us, we are getting together for one score. >> reporter: more than 60,000 people going to the game created a traffic crunch. extra trains and buses were in service for an expected riders. the crowd was a sea of red, white and blue but one gentleman makean fan didn't mind being in the minority. >> reporter: no matter who you were rooting for or why you came. >> my wife loves soccer. i'm a football fan but i love my wife. >> reporter: it was an exciting night of soccer in santa clara. at levi stadium, katie marzullo, "abc 7 news." president trump's announcement he plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military drew people to the streets in san francisco. lilian kim joins us live at city hall where marchers left more
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committed than ever for rights of transgender rights. >> reporter: city hall is lit up in the colors of the transgender pride flag tonight. it has been an emotional day of protest that started in castro and ended here at civic center. >> we know our love is greater than that hate. >> reporter: the lgbtq community feared things would be different under a trump presidency, but the news this morning still came as a shock. >> i couldn't believe it. i -- i called him up, i said, is this true? you know, what's going on? and it is true. >> reporter: mr. trump's announcement over twitter that transgender people can no longer serve in the military drew hundreds of protesters at harvey mill plaza in the castro. >> we don't always focus on the t as much as we do the l and g so i think it is important for us to be their allies an march with them. >> reporter: parents jen babbock and jen made sure to bring their children. >> we talked about like if they're on the playground and someone is making fun of one of their friends or being mean to
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one of their friends they have to stand up for them. i think it is not exactly the same, but just important to stand up for other people. >> what do we feel? >> stand up, fight back. >> reporter: the message was clear, continue the fight. more so than they ever have before. trans rights are human rights. >> we need to be committed to standing up for lgbt rights. we cannot be deterred. donald trump is strong, i am strong. >> reporter: strong and united, a community emboldened. in san francisco, lilian kim, "abc 7 news." tomorrow the senate is expected to take up a marathon voting session on health care. sources tell abc news it could include a skinny repeal bill that only gets rid of the individual and employer mandates. some san francisco participated in a march for solidarity. "abc 7 news" was at san francisco hospital where people joined in holding hands.
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it was organized by invisible sf. court documents unsealed in a deadly home invasion reveal an extensive plot against an 88-year-old woman. according to the documents, johnny brown and zachary cuen planned to ransack her home. they say they plan it along with the man that lived across the street from douglas. they didn't expect her to be home but shelves. she told police two men attacked her after demanding money. she died a few weeks later from her injuries. in a jail house interview, brown said he's innocent. >> whoever did it, they need to speak up, speak up and say what they did because i was not there that night. this is very sad i'm being arrested for something i did not do. >> reporter: but prosecutors say brown confessed to his girlfriend. she and cuen's girlfriend are charged as accessories to the crime. brown's mother is also facing charges. >> an australian man is in serious legal trouble for trying to carry out an international
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drug smuggling operation aboard a small plane he bought in santa rosa. the plan here was to fly 500 pounds of methamphetamine from the airport in sonoma county all the way to melbourne, australia with a pit stop in hawaii. est mapted street value of the drugs, $200 million. the accused smuggler, 72-year-old hugh gorman, also known as john, was arrested at the melbourne airport. the sonoma county sheriffs say the dea found the drugs during a raid of the windsor storage facility in june. the man gorman bought the single engine cessna from is stunned with the allegations and says the plan would never have worked. >> we didn't know anything that he was going to install an extra 500 to 600 pounds worth of cargo. if he would have done that with the fuel load and taken off here, he never would have left the airport. the plane would have crashed uon take-off. >> nicolas says gorman was the worst pilot he has ever flown
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with. >> the metropolitan transportation commission tonight took another step toward a proposal that would hit commuters especially hard in the wallet. the commission tonight discussed raising bay area bridge tolls by $3. money raised would be used to fund regional transportation projects and alleviate traffic congestion. the proposal would need approval from the state legislature, governor and voters, for drivers who pay a toll every workday it would cost them an average of at least $700 moreover a year to get to work. much more ahead on "abc 7 news at 11:00." bay area husky overload. >> dogs that look like dire wolves. the influence the popular show game of thrones is having on the bay area, dog surrenders. >> a retired judge celebrating his 87th birthday is here in san francisco doing something many much younger wouldn't dream of trying. >> warmer weather arrived today. the heat though is going to increase tomorrow. i'll let you know what it means for your weekend coming up in
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the accuweather forecast ahead. >> all right, drew. it may be the dead of summer here, but for one california park it has taken months to finally say goodbye to winter. >> first, here is a look at what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" at "abc 7 news at 11:00." jimmy. >> here is what someone paid us to do tonight. >> maybe you have a john stuart themed wedding, will? >> i'll think about it. ♪ sunrise, sunset ♪ what should i watch?
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elon musk's boring vision is getting serious now. musk posted this video to instagram this week of testing of the boring company car elevator in l.a. just last week musk said he's gotten verbal approval toend an underground hyperloop from new york to d.c. the travel time would be just 29 minutes. new at 11:00, a bay area dog rescue club says the popular show "game of thrones" is leading to more dog surrenders. katie utehs has more on the trend and a word of caution for would-be dog owners. >> they would be like, oh, wow, dire wolves. >> reporter: patti lacava could barely make it around a block with her huskies before gamt.
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>> one time i counted 12 photo-ops walking around the book. >> reporter: the bay area sigh beeran husky club believes the popularity is due to the hbo series. the stark clan is known for their connection to dire wolves. >> gamt uses a type of dog which is a type of sled dock. and a lot of holy wood uses huskies as stand-in for wolves. >> i already wanted a husky because of balto when i was a kid, but i wanted to name her stark. >> reporter: she adopted a palmsk yirks, part pomerianian and husky because she knew she couldn't handle a husky. others haven't done the research. >> the martines shelter has seen a jump of 300% in huskies since "game of thrones." started. >> reporter: they went on a five-mile stroke. when people real easy think don't have the strength or time,
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they surrender them to shelters. the husky shrub has meetups and resources to make sure it is the right dog for you before adoption. in the east bay, katie utehs, "abc 7 news." those dogs are adorable. >> they're beautiful. >> a retired florida judge celebrated his 87th birthday doing something most teenagers wouldn't dream of. >> yeah, bob beach braved the bay's chilly weathers and swam from alcatraz to aquatic. he parachuted in africa and climbed mount kilimanjaro, but he has always been fond of swimming. item. en a long time bucket list >> to say you swam from alcatraz on your 87th birthday and you made it. are you kidding? i will never had another birthday like this. >> beach finished the swim in 46 minutes, 67 strokes per minute at age 87. already planning his next swim. will take him back into the bay
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under the golden gate bridge, to wetsuits and goggles. that's a bad man right there. >> certainly is. may be the dead of summer up here, but up north the volcanic national park is still trying to shake off winter. >> the main road reopened after the snowy winter. july 26th is the latest the park has ever open. crews have been working to clear the road since april 4th. >> gee. look at the snow. >> yeah. >> we will be melting around here tomorrow. >> it will get hot in a hurry. drew toomey is here with the forecast. >> it will get really hot tomorrow inland, and this heat will last for more than one day. live doppler 7 along with satellite. what it is showing right now is coastal cloud cover. a quiet picture. out side we go. a live look from the exploratorium camera atop pier 15. that fog is thick, cutting the skyline in half keeping temperatures cool along the coastline right now. the accuweather highlights we will show you tomorrow, it is warm to hot. that is lasting even into friday
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as well. what we are talking about inland, we are going back to 100 degrees even around the immediate bay area waters. we will have widespread 80s if not lower 90s popping up. this warmth is going to hold on even through the weekend. so current temperatures out there right now, we're in the 50s and 60s for the most part at this hour. currently along the coast at 56 in san francisco. contrast it to san jose, we're down to 64. 57, that number in oakland. 68 in concord. right now napa currently checking in with a temperature of 62 degrees. so here is the call. overnight tonight we have that coastal cloud cover. some patchy fog building in around the bay. where we had that fog, temperatures mainly holding in the 50s. where we have mainly clear skies away from the coast like concord, livermore and antioch will hold in the lower 60s overnight tonight. future weather, hour-by-hour. plan your thursday. corner of the screen, 8:00 in the morning, still a fair amount of fog around the bay. where we have sunnier skies warming into the 60s and 70s.
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by midday tomorrow the fog pulls back to the coast and look at the numbers, already warming into the 80s. widespread away from the coast, even spots in the lower 90s. it will be warm to hot day. highs under thursday, hot in san jose tomorrow, sunny, 891. 99 in morgan hill. 88 the number in cupertino. along the peninsula, lots of sunshine. 86 the afternoon high in redwood city. pacifica mill. afternoon sunshine, up to 70, 65 the number in daly city. in the north bay, 92 in santa rosa, 89 in afternoon high in napa. 86 the number in san rafael. in the east bay tomorrow it is bright and equally as warm. 78 the afternoon high in oakland. 87 in free month. 84 in hercules. inland is where we find the hot air mass overhead. 100 in walnut creek. 102 in brenlt wood. 99 in livermore.
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the beach forecast, trying to beat the heat. going to have a lot of afternoon sunshine. however that uv index is high this time of the year so you can burn quickly. 66 the number is bodega bay. 76 in santa cruz. here is the accuweather seven day forecast. plan the next seven days for you. it is hot tomorrow. if you like the heat, we will call it twice as nice on friday as well. heat will ease just a bit over the weekend by a few degrees, but really a steady pattern of warmth is hanging on into early next week as well. >> all right. sounds gooch sounds gooch thanks, food. water. internet. we need it to live.
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food. water. internet. we need it to live. for all the streaming and the shopping and the newsing, but most of all... for the this. internet for one everyday simple price and no extra monthly fees. more than 200 ponies swam between two islands in virginia today. it's been a tradition the past
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92 years. look at them all! it took the ponies about 18 minutes to cross the water at slack tide. some of the ponies will be auctioned off tomorrow to benefit the volunteer fire department. >> from the ponies to a shark. will the shark be swimming off to a new team? we are talking jeff samarja. with a gem for the giants. the trade deadline is coming up. how much longer will he remain on this team? sports next. >> images that started a controversy.
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. "abc7 sports" brought to your by river rock. >> a's manager bob melvin stuck on 999 career wins from a few day. tonight in toronto he was three out away from number 1,000. what could go wrong? hey, would you do this, dangle atop the cn tower over 1800 feet? >> no. >> i would pay not to go up there. fifth inning, no score. marcus siemian changes that. two-home runner to left. a's take a 2-0 lead on his third. blackburn allows only two hits. in the bottom seven. alonso tags morales. seven scoreless. walks a guy and then gives this up, bottom nine, a two-run golf
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shot to justin smoak. sne next pitch, morales the walk-off. it was over like that. good night, game over, drive home safely. a's lose 3-2. giants and pirate, look at samardzija. he was a wide receiver at notre dame. still got skills. that's nicely done. throwing smoak, gets andrew mccutchen and josh bell and jay soe all swinging in the third. sharks would go seven innings along one run. tied 1-1 in seventh. mercer dive stock. that was big with a man on. belt with a glove, and now belt with a bat. bottom seven. drive for starling, lost it in the sun. miguel gomez scores the go ahead run giants.
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same dyson is sis for six in saves since being acquired. strikes out to end it. 2-1 giants the final. u.s. men's soccer team on a roll under new head coach, who was their old head coach. going for a goal to night. the gold cup final jenls jamaica at levi stadium. levi was pack. over 60,000 in attendance. 45th minute. josie out the door. that is perfection on the free kick. 1-0 usa. 49th minute, jamaica, corner kick. watson, four-yard blast. and that was the equalizer. 1-1. 88th minute, jordan morris, star at stanford, scores the game-winner. u.s. men's national team wins the gold cup 2-1. morris's twitter handle is jmosmooth13. i like the smooth. all-time great ejection here. eighth inning, marlins/rangers, tells bell tray to get in the circle. he drags the circle to where he is standing. that got him


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