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. live where you live, this is abc 7 news. there are two sides to a story and i'm not talking about the neo-nazis and white nationalists because they should be condemned. but you had a lot of people there to innocently protest. what about the people on the alt-left? they came swinging with clubs. >> the president defends his
response to charlottesville and why he waited 24 hours to condemn the kkk. >> the president ignited a new fire storm in the wake of charlottesville. >> it became combative when asked about the protest. >> reporter: president trump squares off with reporters inside trump tower, defending his decision to wait 48 hours after the hate-fuelled violence in charlottesville before denouncing the white supremacists involved by name. >> i wanted to make sure, unlike most pop titians, that what i said was correct. not make a quick statement and it's a very, very important process to me and a very important statement. >> reporter: but his daughter and vice president pence all condemned the rally's racism
before he did, even calling out the kkk and neo-nazis. now three days after they marched in the streets, the president is back to square one, again blaming all sides. >> if you look at both sides, i think there's blame on both sides and i don't have any doubt about it and you don't have any doubt about it either and if you reported it accurately -- >> reporter: using a new label for the counterprotesters. >> what about the alt-left that came charging at as you say the alt-right? do they have any semblance of guilt? i've condemned neo-nazis? i've condemned many different groups but not all of those people were neo-nazis, believe me. >> democratic senator tweets he almost threw up reading the president's comments. and republican speaker of the house, paul ryan was quicking to respond, we must be clear white
sprupremacy is repulsive. there can be no moral ambiguity. but from david duke, immediate praise. the former leader of the kkk thanks the president on twitter for his honesty and curage. >> and the reaction to his comments continues to be swift. six of the nation pfs top ceo's have left the president's counsel since this weekend. congresswoman nancy pelosi said we heard you loud and clear, it's an tack on our american values and there was this from bay area congressman, jacky spears, the president is showing signs of erratic instability that place the country in grave danger. time to evoke a 20th amendment which calls for the president's removal when no longer able to run the office.
and abc 7 news reporter has more. >> we are not welcoming this group into san francisco to promote hate. >> reporter: but he think thz national park service did just that when they permitted a right-wing rally on saturday, august 26th. >> unless they're totally ignorant of the kinds of things that have happened across the country, then they're playing with fire. >> the golden gate national recreation area says the patriot prayer applied for a first amendment permit. they healed rally on sunday where protesters clashed with police. >> people need to be very careful because if they say things out of ignorance, they're increasing the chances of violence. >> we will not tolerate violence in our city. >> reporter: bill scott saying sfpd will be adequately employed.
>> we're not going to draw a line and say this is federal, this is city. >> reporter: house minority leader is asking them to reevaluate their decision. mayor lee sent this letter expressing concern that they permitted with haste and without concern for public safety. a public memorial service will be held tomorrow morning in charlottesville for the woman killed when a car plow under to a crowd of counterprotesters. they dedicated her life to standing up for those she felt were not being heard. and there are 700 confederate monuments in the u.s. how the pressure is building for many cities to move them or take them down. bring you back the bay area. three people including two children died in a mobile home fire in san jose. the victims include the
grandfather of one of the children. you see them hosing down the fwl flames. they when they got the there the home was engulfed in flames. a neighbor said a loud noise was heard just before the fire started. developing news now. it's wait and see in a nuclear stand off with north korea. north korea's leader took a step back, reportedly putting the plan to fire missiles near guam on hold after he reviewed it to state run media. the state department wants a diplomatic solution but is in a holding pattern. >> we would like to have talks with him when the time is right, when they show they are serious, serious about an effort to move towards denucleardenuclearizati. we haven't seen that yet.
>> they have training exercises scheduled for next week. >> a protest planned for saturday is prompting police to prepare for violence. prespeech activists say the march is in response to the company firing of james demore after he wrote a controversial memo on stereotypes. city officials say people are calling asking if a security plan is in place. >> we're in constant contact with google and event organizers to make sure we have the latest information and everybody is assured that we're going to make sure everybody is safe. >> organizers did not file a permit, so they're not sure how large the crowd will be. stha expect counterprotesters to attend. marches also planned at google offices around the country. lates evening immigration officials denied an
oakland nurse's request to stay in the united states. they have paid taxes and stayed out of legal trouble for two decades. more than four children. they're being foused to leave. she will fly out tomorrow night. they asked for a stay so senator feinstein could introduce a bill that would protect them from deportation. they'll take their 12-year-old son and leave their daughters here. we did something very interesting today. only abc 7 news paired up with bart police to catch fair evaders. >> why bart is cracking down. also campbell police officers have a new tool and now it's being used to save a life. >> andy putell is here to preview the forecast. we've been getting a nice break from the heat. i'll let you know if it's going to last or if we're going to see changes. >> and the
a man accused of the theft is in stable but critical condition. an autopsy found a well-known actor did not die from surgery at stanford. an actor in home alone and sopranos had back surgery at stanford medical center. he died. the coroner announced the cause of death as sudden cardiac death due to heart disease. bart is stepping up its efforts to crack down on what some consider a gateway crime. we tagged along with bart police as they conducted a sting operation. a story you'll see only on abc 7. >> reporter: bart police didn't even have to go undercover. they simply stood back in full uniform, watched and then intercepted suspected fair evaders caught in the act.
>> we enforce throughout the district on a day to day basis but recently we've been gathering officer together to saturate a station and conduct focus enforcement at that station. >> reporter: in a little over two hours they issued 10, $250 citations and six verbal warnings. one was arrested for resisting and failing to provide his name. this stepped up enforcement is part of a larger effort to crack down on a problem that cost the system up to $25 million per year. >> the free ride is over. we're working towards a culture change with a three-pronged attack that includes law enforcement, hardning the stations and gathering better data. >> reporter: some actually have a ticket but it doesn't have enough money on it to complete the trip. so they just walk out the gate. >> reporter: soon swing ges like these will be locked and the overall height at all stations will be raised to 60 inches.
>> reporter: you think it's about time they crack down? >> yes, on bart and public transportation and the buses. >> reporter: riders will also begin seeing a new team of uniform community service officers for fair jumpers. in san francisco. abc 7 news. a man who over dosed and nearly died inside a drugstore is alive tonight thanks to campbell police officers. the department is now the first in the county to use this opioid antidote. >> reporter: campbell police officers are offen the first on the scene. on thursday, august third, around 9:00 p.m. they got a call from the wall greens. an unresponsive man was on the bathroom surrounded by about 20 syringes. >> they could tell had his breathing was shallow and with his breathing, it was pretty
apparent he was suffering from an over dose. >> reporter: thankfully for the man suffering from an over dose, officers carry an emergency substance that can prevent a death for an opioid over dose. he was taken to valley medical center and after a few hours was released. >> we were told from the medical staff that had had they not given the dose of narcan, there was a good chance the man wouldn't have survived. >> reporter: all 40 officers resooved training from the santa clara county behavioral health department on how to use the nasal spray. they're the second to carry it on patrol. they say they're on the rise. it killed more than 33,000 people nation wide in 2015. but in campbell one will not be a statistic. he was pulled back to life with a simple spray of narcan from an
officer. >> this is just another example and another way for them to help better serve the community and provide aid to those in need. >> reporter: a big concern is what happens after you save a life. campbell police says the county will step in and offer addiction services. >> all right. well, we have a lot to -- a lot of weather to talk about. i'll get there. meteorologist is here with the forecast. >> is it almost friday? >> we're counting. >> feels like almost friday. let me show you live doppler seven. and i know waut you're talking about. we have a deep marine layer still. so low clouds have pushed all the way to the bay and overnight you can count on a repeat performance of the gray skies tomorrow morning. gusting to 31 miles an hour and that southwesterly wind is going to push along that marine layer. so do expect some possible
drizzle tomorrow morning. wreel rr go with loy, clouds, drizzle. well below average. so olmo the temperatures will be coming up, not immediately. our visibility is good right now and as you can see from the roof camera, there is a breeze right now, looking along the bay. definitely gray skies. here are your temperatures. 59 in oakland. san jose, gilroy, low 60s along with mountain view and showing you just how fuzzy the view is and that's because we have the fog around. napa currently in the 60s. hour by hour forecast taking you into tonight. you'll notice extensive low clouds across the bay area. even mist and drizzle and then we go into the latter part of the afternoon and you'll notice most areas will be seeing bright
skies for your wednesday. was a little warmer today. we're going to continue that trend with temperatures coming up a few more degrees. when you're take yourself to school or the kids off to school, expect a cloudy start. mid to upper 50s to start off and for the afternoon, it's going to be nice day in the south bay. 78 in san jose. 84 for you in lohse kadose. breezy near the coast, low 60s. downtown san francisco, 66. daily city, 61. these temperatures not where you should be this time of year but you have to look at the other side, which is you save especially if you move inland where it could get hot in the summer. 80 in santa rosa. low to mid-70s. head inland and this is where you will find mild weather. 84 in concord. 86 in antioch. now, we're going to take you into thursday. so a little warmer coming up.
friday we will see 90s inland. back to average. 60s coast side. and little changes expected on saturday. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. just a little warmer tomorrow. low 60s to mid-80s. that warming trend continues through the end of the work week and mid-60s to low 90s. we'll call it our summer spread. as we ned to early next week, the temperatures will fall again. we have another system coming through. we do it all over again on monday and tuesday. so cool by august standards and we are looking at monday being a big day for the solar eclipse. i know people are wondering will they be able to see it? computer models are still not in for the precise areas. but i think inland areas will have the best thing. you have to have your special
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>> reporter: the tonight the tragic death is raising questions about safety on movie sets. in audio obtained by tmz they described the chaos in the aftermath of the crash on the set of "dead pool 2." >> over and through a glass pain window across the street. >> reporter: paris apparently lost control of her motor bike during filming. >> it sped off and went straight into the building. >> reporter: she had been working with bikes for years. a statement reading she was fearless and relentless in pursuit of her dream. joy will be remembered as the first african american female road racer. "dead pool" star ryan reynolds saying on twitter we're shocked, heart broken and devastated. this after tom cruz attempting his stunt for "mission impossible 6.
and on the set of a man fell two stories and died. an investigation is underway in the latest case. well, the president is offering support for some of the protesters who descended on charlottesville and the former leader of the kkk likes what he's hearing also. >> outrage, concern, grief, what about happened in charlottesville. >> cal's new chancellor shares her plans, hopes and fears about how to keep her campus safe from political protest. first off, the retweet is my fault. >> alameda county sheriff's >> alameda county sheriff's office over food. water. internet. we need it to live. but what we don't need are surprises, like extra monthly fees. i see you, fee, played by legendary actress anjelica huston.
there are two sides to a story and i'm not talking about the neo-nazis and the white nationalists because they should be condemned. you had a lot of people there to innocently protest. what about the alt-left? they came charging with clubs in their hands. >> the president speaks out about the violence in charlottesville, virginia today. he blamed what he called the alt-left for attacking protesters and blamed both sides for the violence that led to a wom woman's death. >> they were people protesting very quietly the taking down of the statue of robert e. lee. i wonder is it george washington next week and is it thomas jefferson the week after? >> 42-year-old heather hire die whd a member of the white nationalist party drove the to the crowd.
he did thank hire's mother for mentioning him in a statement. >> the president offered defense for the people who descended on charlottesville by saying they did have a permit and david duke says he likes what he heard. eva pilgrim is in charlottesville. tonight the president offering at least some support for the protesters who descended on charlottesville. >> you had a lot of people there to innocently protest and legally protest. because yob don't know if you know they had a permit. the other group didn't have a permit. so i only tell you this. there are two sides to a story. i thought what took place was a horrible moment for our country. a horrible moment. >> reporter: the former head of the kkk, david duke, over the weekend tweeting a warning to the president. i are would recommend you taking a good look in the mirror and remember it it was white americans who put you in the presidency, not radical
leftists. tonight a new tweet, grateful to the president for his words today. thank you for your honesty and curage to tell the truth about charlottesville and condemn the left terrorists. one white nationalist told us the president has helped him. >> he's opened up a door. his movement has opened up a door. and tonight the fight over confederate statues is a flash point. in durham, north carolina overnight, crowds tearing down a statue honoring confederate soldiers. >> let me be clear no one is getting away with what happened. we are pursuing felony charges. >> reporter: there are 700 monuments like this throughout the u.s. pressure is building for many sitdies to move them or take them down. that fight inr jzing white nationalists already lanning events in the coming weeks.
the southern poverty law centers report more than 125ew hate groups have formed. >> they're just coming more to light and out from the cracks because of the new election of the new administration. >> reporter: eva pilgrim, new york. >> and then there's this. the lincoln memorial in washington was vandal sized with red spray paint. the park service says it is actively working to remove it it. united states park police are investigating this incident. former president obama's tweet in response to the violence in charlottesville has become twitter's most liked tweet ever. "no one is born mating another person because of his color or background or religion." the quote comes from nelson mandela's autobiography. more than a million retweets. we are going to have a free speech year at cal. that's the word from the new
chancellor who met with are eporters to share her new goal and highlighted plans to deal with any possible political clashes like the one seen in charlottesville. outrage, concern, grief about what happened in charlottesville. we do not want that to happen on our campus. uc berkeley has already experienced similar acts of violence when last february last wing militants wanted to attend a speech by conservative commentator. uc berkeley police were out numbered. lessons were learned. >> we now know that we have to have a far higher number of police officers ready. >> reporter: since taking office the new chancellor has met several times to plan for possible disruptions. this afternoon both police chiefs from cal and the city of
berkeley were in meetings. she also emphasized that while planning is essential, students will be constantly reminded the university will protect free speech. >> talk to each other with respect, argue with respect and civility. >> i think that's really important for me and it definitely did impact me coming here. >> reporter: some of the new chancellor's other goals include increasing diversity and creating more housing. only 22% of all undergraduates lived in university housing. that's the lowest of all the uc's. at uc berkeley, abc 7 news. the alameda county sheriff's office insists a controversial tweet was posted by mistake. abc 7 news reporter spoke with the sergeant responsible and has his explanation. i do not condone or endorse
any type of hate speech. >> reporter: sergeant ray kelly is apologizing for this. a retweet on the department's official twitter account. it shows the page of white nationalist richard spencer and a video of a unite the right press conference. >> it was absolutely an accident. >> reporter: outeraged twitter users were quick to call out the department. to make matters worse, sergeant kelly could not figure out how to unretweet. his explanation he was researching in preparationnatio in berkeley later this month. >> and somehow i hit the accidental retweet and that has caused a tremendous amount of controversy. >> reporter: it's called no to markism in america. law enforcement is preparing for possible clashes with counterprotesters like what we saw in charlottesville.
>> i think the story thet he pushed the wrong button is laughable. >> he does not accept the sergeant's apology. she's convinced this tweet exposed the truth. it might be 1 of the sheriff's way of passively aggressively responding. the it department was finally called to remove the retweet. abc 7 news. well, sometimes it's the simplest gestures that mean the most. >> how one's act is inhspiring o many others. vo: whenever a craving hits,
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now to the simple gesture that might have gone unnoticed if not for a surveillance camera. in the orange county community of ludaro lanch. he replace said a fallen american flag in its mount. how something so simple has some to mean so much. >> reporter: flags are displayed proudly but it's the patriotic and respectful gesture of one person that has residents talking. frazier was returning home friday july 7th when he noticed his flag wasn't posted on the side of his house. >> i thought it was pranksters in the neighborhood and some kids did something with the
flag. >> reporter: he went to check the video from his ring video door bell system and he saw this. >> and here i see it's some guy that stopped to rehang it. and i got a kick out of it. it was heart warming to see that. >> reporter: the vid dwloef man putting the flag back on display lasts only a minute but it's left a strong and lasting impression on frazier and the thousands who view it. >> when there's so much strife and i get to see somebody like this showing respect for a country and understands we're all on the same team and it's pretty heart warming to see. >> reporter: in the weeks since mr. frazier posted the video, he's been looking for the man who put the flag up. >> just thanks. it's not a big deal. but it's a patriotic thing and a kind gesture. >> reporter: dave says a woman,
>> reporter: from sleeping tigers to chimpanzees making faces, there's plenty to see. and there's about to be more. >> the california trail, which is a whole section of the zoo which is going to feature california wildlife. >> reporter: wuvolves, bison an grizzly bears haven't arrived yet. >> you can have a fantastic view of the entire san francisco bay. >> reporter: on a clear day you can see seven counties from the landing. and monday you may be able to see something else. >> the moon is going to go in front of the sun. >> reporter: the total solar eclipse will miss the bay area but a partial eclipse could be seen here if it's a clear morning. an ominous shadow across the landscape. >> going to create an unusual color. >> reporter: where are you going to watch it from? >> only from here. >> reporter: why is that inis it. >> because it's the highest place and the greatest place to
be. >> reporter: wherever you go, you'll need special equipment. this number 14 welders glass or these super stylish eclipse glasses. >> i might go blind. >> we have our glasses. they're supposed to arrive today. >> reporter: that's great for the humans but what about the animals? he said some species might not even note this is eclipse but primates will know something is up. >> this will be one way they think it's time to go to bed early. >> reporter: of course anything is possible. >> maybe some of them will transform to different creatures. it's an eclipse so who knows what supernatural things will happen. >> reporter: abc 7 news. and more than 2,000 years ago astronomers created their own supercomputer to predict eclipses. thy discovered the mysterious gear box in an ancient
shipwreck. it's covered with dials and 30 gears made of bronze. they have since figured out it was used to predict eclipses, both lunar and solar. eclipse is the greek word for abandonment because ancients believed the sun was literally abandoning the earth. well, abc 7 news will have extensive coverage of the great american solar eclipse on channel 7, including live local reports. beginning monday at 10:00 a.m. and led by abc's david mure. >> make sure you have your special glasses or pin hole thing to look tat safely. >> and check in on that weather. you definitely want to use precaution before viewing the solar eclipse. so it begins at 901:00. it will be at its max when it's 75% eclipsed. it ends at 11:37 in the morning. i know many are asking are we going to see the sun or clouds?
inland areas will be looking that best viewing conditions along the coast. there will be low clouds on mondays and as far as the best viewing, you have to go to salem oregon to get 100%. as you look at the break down around the bay area, we're looking at 75% of the sun covered. so we should have great viewing away from the coast line and when you check out this view, you'll see what's coming tomorrow, which is low clouds tomorrow morning with spotty drizzle, a little bit of fog and you will be seeing sunshine. so this time lapse gives you a preview. tracking quite a bit of low cloudiness across the bay area. your highs will be on the mild side. mid-80s. coastal places in the 60s and it is going to be breezy at the beaches once again. it's a little warmer for your wednesday. it carries over into thursday and friday. thursday through sunday, which is typical range for it the bay
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. abc 7 sports brought to you by your local toyota dealer. marlins slugger stanton has been an irresistible force as he took the field tonight in his last 34 games he homered 42 times. how many did the entire team have? the same 22. meeting the immovable object, madison bumgarner. a career 500 average or better against bumgarner. their confrontation in a moment. up, up and away. two homer. stantonall moets grabbed the
two-1 giants. stanton launches this ball, high, deep and aloha. his sixth consecutive game, his fourth of the year and mad bum's like -- 10 of 19 career against mad bum. 3-2 marlins now after sack fly. a.j. ellis, oh, he's taking bumgarner downtown as well. marlins up 4-2. mad bum not wurlking with his arm. how about with his bat. scoring rider jones. we got a one-run game. bumgarner back on the mound. bottom five. facing mr. stanton. come get some. he allowed four runs through six innings. four all game in the seventh. span finds a hole on the bright side of the infield. on the run, running through a stop sign. stanton's throw is high and into the crowd or the dugout. any, he gelts to trot hoemp. giants go up 5-4 and go on to
victory by a score of 9-4. before then, they placed joe panik on the concussion dl. surprisingly they let him finish the game, despite all the awareness of concussions these days. this is the second time on the dl with a concussion. tonight royals and a's the ceremonial first pitch just a bit outside. well, he tried. a's fell behind early. making up for it with the lumber. matt joyce. what kind of season is matt joisz having? his 17th of the year. that made it a 3-1 game. olsen, a's got some young guys with power. big and strong. so that made a one-run game. chris davis calling crush. and the fan just missed the souvenir. davis with 33 this season. so a 4-3 game. and trying to preserve a win for chris smith.
no, no. two-run homer. the poor guy in the steinback goes down hard. hopefully he's okay. it's 8-4 royals and they're in the eighth inning. the d-gate will now be the ultimate closer. today the a's announce they'll be honoring hall of fame reliever with his own gauge. ceremony will take place later this month and they'll have have a bobble head day. the all of the star closed out for the a's and another step in the right direction as they refocus on embracing their history. as you know all it takes is one tweet and everybody gets freaked out. raiders quarterback derek carr managed that. social media was quite animated this afternoon when the highest paid quarterback in the nfrl posted this. derek carr music.com complete with a music video clip and a promo photo. so $125 million deal, he's already distracted as he got
david hasselhoff on raider nation? hoff big in germany. no, yus a publicity stunt. it was a joke. i don't really dress like that. the guy's all about football, everybody, calm down. surprising name popped up on a report by the u.s. antidoping agency. suspending mar keys good within for a year for failing to provide his wrrnts for drug testing. this is not the nfl. this is track and field doing this. the explanation is he had been try thing past to make the u.s. olympic team as a long jumper and he stopped submitting for the testing you saw to require. he never told them he was quitting from track. so it looked like he was avoiding the tests but we're all okay with that. we watched the warriors and the kachbs spurring off in the nba finals for the past three years. these guys don't like each other. they despies one another. lebron and kevin durant today together playing a pick up game. k.d., lebron, carmelo anthony, a
bunch of other big name guys, putting in work. they're in new york. videos were posted by nba workout guru chris brickly. his company is academy basketball offering what he calls black ops training for nba elite. look at durant throwing it down with authority. all working out together, all trying to get better. inetnet 7 sports brought to you by toyota. if you're an nba star you don't want to go to the gym and work out with a knuckle head like me. you want to play with other guys that can play. >> thank you, larry. >> coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00, we're staying on top of ourb developing story from san jose. the neighbors who jump under to action to try to put out the flames. and a bay area muse ingsz who's trying to recover a stolen laptop was run over by the thief. now a heart broken father is
making a plea for help. be sure to join us over on channel 7. >> but let's lighten it up a little bit before we leave you finally. everyone has a favorite food for game day. >> and niners fans will find new offerings at home games. at levi's stadium for a new look and taste of new concession items. >> how about octopus? a breakfast flat bread, lamb curry and a lobster roll. >> we reached out to fans and said what can we do different? >> some of the items include ingredients from the roof top farm, which is produced nearly two tons of produce since opening in 2016. >> looks pretty good. like a good old hot dog that game. >> thanks for joining us. >> for all of us,
narrator: this program contains material that may be disturbing to some audience members. viewer discretion is advised. today a fearless security agent blows the whistle on the russian government and suffers an attack so cold and calculated no one will see it coming. and from cable tv pioneer to criminal, john rigas carries out what