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sunshine this afternoon. it may take a little longer than it did yesterday. 22-mile-per-hour wind at fairfield. that's actually down. it was 26 miles per hour for a while this morning. a look at the golden gate bridge. you can see the cloud deck up around 2,400 feet this morning. temperatures in the upper 40s to mid 50s by 7:00. we'll stay in the mid to upper 50s at the coast with less sunshine than yesterday. mid 60s around the bay and inland with a lingering cloud or two. 4:00, total sunshine, upper 60s to mid 70s ch enjoy a delightful evening. low to mid 60s. >> we have what sounds like it will be a big issue. southbound 680, multicar crash involving a rollover, a vehicle on its roof before you get to sunol boulevard. two left lanes are blocked and they are saying this will be a sig alert very shortly. not good news there if you are trying to commute sboupd through the pleasanton area.
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i'll have more details in the next report. natasha 680 between scott creek and durham road in the fremont area, we had overnight road work, looks like that's wrapping up on time. that backup is starting to thin out very quickly. next traffic update coming up at 6:10. could the dna search that led to the man accused of being the golden state killer finally lead police to the notorious zodiac killer. >> abc 7's amy hollyfield live in san francisco. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, reggie. another example police are using non-traditional techniques to try to crack old cases. in this case police are using these letters, the zodiac killer sent them to newspapers. according to "the sacramento bee," investigators sent these let ters to a private dna database to try to create a genetic profile that could lead them to the killer. this sounds very similar to the techniques used to track the
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golden state killer. those investigators turned to a genetic dna database. the zodiac killed five people from 1968 to 1969. he claims he killed more. turning to public genealogy sites opens up a new world for police who have traditionally only been able to test dna against databases with samples from convicted criminals. investigators from san francisco to vo say they're still working the case. they think the zodiac killer is probably dead. they're hoping to get the dna results back and start working on the profile within the next few weeks. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. this morning the suspect in the golden state killer case is expected back in court. 72-year-old joseph deangelo appeared briefly for a hearing yesterday. retired auburn police chief nick willet wonders if he could have
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helped catch him more than 30 years ago. he fired him in 1969 for stealing dog repellant and a hammer. he was told that deangelo went to his house one night to kill him but couldn't find his bedroom. >> a short time after he had been fired, i woke up one morning, my 4-year-old daughter was laying alongside the bed. she said dad, last night there was someone looking in my bedroom window with a flashlight. >> did you think that could have been joseph deangelo outside your home? >> no, i have did not. >> investigators say they used dna to identify deangelo as the killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes. yesterday his defense attorney asked the court to stop prosecutors from taking any additional dna from him. a decision on the motion is expected at today's hearing. "20/20" is devoting to t t week's episode to deangelo.
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it airs tomorrow night at 10:00 followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. from our live desk, we're watching a situation in oakland overnight. this is video of a huge police presence in the oakland hills area. it's at grizzly peak boulevard and fish ranch road. you can see there were a lot of police there overnight. several units responding to the scene. witnesses say they think there may have been someone barricaded in an rv. that remains unclear. we've reached out to oakland police to get better information. there may still be a search going on. i'll let you know if yes get any updates during our newscast. happening today, a teenage driver accused of hitting a police officer in san francisco is scheduled to enter a plea in court. >> 18-year-old melissa an droe vich is charged with felony hit-and-run and driving without a license. she hit an officer in the tender loin two weeks ago. she left the scene and was arrested in the richmond
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district a short time later. the officer has been released from the hospital. we want to help hayward police find this guide dog. wilton disappeared yesterday morning. the 5-year-old black male lab was seen in castro valley near redwood road near proctor elementary school. if you have any fin foe, call hayward police. the military cargo plane that crashed in georgia was on its final flight. nine members of the puerto rico national guard died in the accident yesterday. the plane was on its way to be retired in arizona when it crashed on a highway near the airport in savannah. it flew humanitarian missions after a hurricane hit puerto rico last year. a salvage operation off din dough march beach turned into a rescue. >> sky 7 was overhead yesterday afternoon as a crew tried to salvage a boat that had run aground over the weekend. the two workers connected a line from the dug boat to the boat.
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choppy waves tossed the men into the water and sunk the boat. pacifica officials and the boat's owner have to plan their next step. it is the end of an era for a bay area pizza chain called pizza orgasmica. it closed its doors after 22 years. it appears the entire chain has ceased operations. this location on fillmore and greenwich street in san francisco posted the notice in the window. last year the san raffaello case closed. when you go to their website, all you see is this blank page. the drought is creeping back into california. one local city is taking no chances. where water restrictions are now in place. bill cosby's wife responding to his sexual assault conviction. she is not holding back this morning. her strong words for the victims coming up. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. no chance of rain in the next
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seven days, but there are chances of wild temperature swings. a live look from the
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temperatures low to mid 50s. in the hills las gat toegs 44 and alum rock at 48 degrees. temperature low to mid 50s just about everywhere. danville 46, bodega bay at 48 degrees. we have delays at sfo, about 49 minutes trying to get into sfo. that's the average. as far as activity planner states, watch out for strong sunshine but comfortable temperatures. it's going to be tranquil today. san francisco, my 12-hour planner shows a lot of cloud cover through at least noon and then sunshine this afternoon, temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. if you're about ready to leave the house, let's see what alexis is watching for your commute. >> we have our sig alert in the tri-valley. southbound 680 we have that rollover crash. before you get the sunol boulevard. only the right lane is et getting by. the left lanes are blocked. it sounds like there are injuries involved. just four miles an hour approaching that. that backup almost to 580.
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18 miles an how on 84 if you want to use that. if that doesn't make sense from you, coming from a little further to the west of that crash, you can take foothill to sunol boulevard for an alternate. you'll see delays. we'll look at drive times coming up next. santa cruz officials have issued water restrictions in case a drought is on the way. it means no landscape watering between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and no washing down hard or paved surfaces like sidewalks and driveways. although the city's main reservoir is full. santa cruz's largest water source which is the san lorenzo river is experiencing lower-than-normal levels and expected to dwindle in the coming months. the men arrested at a philadelphia starbucks have settled with the city for a dollar. that's not the whole story.
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welcome back. comedian bill cosby's wife responding to his sexual assault
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conviction. she wrote an entire essay blasting the decision, partly blaming the news media for what she's calling propaganda about her husband. i want to show you part of a statement. she wrote, quote, once again an innocent person has been found guilty based on an unthinking, unquestioning, unconstitutional frenzy propagated by the media and allowed to play out in a supposed court of law. this is mob justice, not real justice and this tragedy must be undone, not just for bill cosby but for the country. we have her full statement on our website. if you'd like to read it, go to jessica, thank youment the two men arrested in philadelphia at a starbucks last month are speaking on gma after reaching a settlement. this video of their arrest has been scene by 11 million people. a store employee called police on rashon nelson and dante robinson who were there for a real estate meeting. the two settled with the city of philadelphia for one dollar and a $200,000 investment into
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programs that support young entrepreneurs. starbucks has made a commitment to change company policy. >> the most important thing is the foundation, the fact we have a seat at the table to work on reforms to be included in racial bias moving forward and hopefully other companies will follow. >> you can see the entire interview with robin roberts at 7:00 a.m. on gma. we want to warn you again about eating romaine lettuce. the first death reported in the erks coli outbreak and it happened here in california. health officials have not released anymore details about the death, but we do know at least 121 people got sick in 25 states. at least 52 have been hospitalized including 14 with kidney failure. that's an unusually high number of hospitalizations. the bad lettuce was traced back to yuma, arizona. that's where 90% of the lettuce in the winter is produced.
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take a look at this video. don't look down. we're getting a new view of the crews inspecting the golden gate bridge. engineers again scaling the bridge's towers earlier this week, nearly 750 feet above the bay. do you think you can do it. these up-close inspections are prompted by new federal regulations, expected to last through tomorrow. >> how much is the pay? >> exactly. >> and also the wind plays a real factor into that. >> good question. are they going to have gusts today? >> a little bit more than yesterday, but nothing like it would be a month from now when it's constantly blowing across there at 20, 25 miles per hour. i think they picked a pretty good time. here is a look at what's going on. the wind has brought clouds all the way inland. you can see the gorgeous on mt. tam mall pious. a lot of sunshine and sunshine yesterday, becoming gray and cool tonight. high temperature swings 10 to 15
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degrees possible. here is a look at the cloud deck. you can see a few of those really thin clouds out there. they're not going to stop the sunshine whatsoever. once we get the cloud deck back to the coast, it will take an hour or two longer than yesterday. most of us in the upper 50s until we get to the mission at 60. downtown at 63. south san francisco at 64. on the other side of the bay, cloud cover finally leaves us and it leaves nothing extreme behind. as far as what's going on in san mateo, 67. we'll have about 69 in palo alto. look at pacifica and half moon bay, upper 50s at the coast. average afternoon in the north bay with low to mid 70s, santa rosa at 72. pretty much the same thing in the south bay. cupertino 72, gilroy around 77. san jose at 74. our last stop, mid 70s around 73 to 75 degrees for most of us in our inland east bay neighborhoods. look at that, just like this
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morning, cloud cover and temperatures. as far as my accuweather seven-day forecast, cooling trend for saturday and sunday. smiek monday, cooling trend for tuesday and wednesday. >> good morning. i'm going to head back to our sig alert. a big problem on southbound 680 trying to leave the dublin pleasanton area before sunol boulevard. we have the left lanes blocked. that far right lane is getting by. you're jammed solid from 580. i want to show you what this is doing to our drive time. westbound 580 tracy to dublin, one hour and 16 minutes. southbound on 680, another hour and 16 minutes. northbound 85, highway 101 to cupertino, in the green at 16 minutes. we'll look at the bay bridge commute coming up next. "good morning america" coming up at 7:00. >> rob marciano is live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. good morning, rob.
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>> good morning natasha, hello reginald. great to be with you. coming up on gma, rudy giuliani's shocking revelation on live television that donald trump repaid michael cohen for the hush agreement made with stormy daniels. our team joins us this morning with all the latest on that. also ahead, our abc news exclusive interview with the two black men arrested in a philadelphia starbucks. what they're saying about the symbolic $1.00 settlement with the city and what they want to see changed. robin sits down with them. a worldwide exclusive for you this morning. a never-before-seen video by the one and only celine dion. ♪ >> titanic, it brings me back to the '90 kid. we have a surprise that's a lot
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of fun. >> rob, you have met my husband phil. i want to reveal something about him. he is a member of the official fan club, team celine, and i want to know if that changes your opinion about him or me. >> no, no. somehow i'm not surprised on that one. i support it. i wholly support it. we'll see you on gma. we'll talk again tomorrow. >> thanks rob. an eye opening new video about your kids and e-cigarettes. why teens say so called juuling is a growing problem. ten feet from disaster. stunning information about how far music♪ [freeway traffic] [angrily] it wasn't my fault that guy was texting! chp officer: does it matter? don't be dead wrong or dead right.
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you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. look at the thick deck of clouds today, just like yesterday. so a steady pattern as we hold on to the morning clouds and afternoon sunshine. temperatures close to average. >> mike, thank you. 6:24 now. a new york teenager produced a video to raise awareness about what he fears has become a growing problem with many teens in his community, vaping. this eye opening video shining a light on the teen use of e-cigarettes or what they call juuling. the juul is a trendy vape vape e
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each capsule or pod has about as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. >> you couldn't be caught dead with a cigarette right now if you're a teenager. with juuling, it's cool. >> it's part of my life. i know it's bad, but i can't stop. >> a recent study says an estimated 3 million u.s. adolescents use e-cigarettes including those who have never smoked. juul says their product was made for adults looking to quit smoking. if you fly jetblue, get ready for an upgrade. the airline is renovating the airbus plus. it includes wider seats with softer cushions and adjustable headrests. every seat will have two plugs for charging, amazing. jetblue will double the size of its tv screens. each seat will have a ten-inch hd screen.
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this is the first cabin redesign since the airline launched in 2000. let the choir say amen. >> a step in the right direction for once. we appreciate it. san francisco transportation officials reduce the number of taxi medallions to revive the industry. a study found there are 12 times as many ride hails through services like uber and lyft than taxi trips in the city. the report says local cab drivers are making historically low wages because of an oversupply of taxis and lack of demand. it recommends a new category for taxi companies to manage the number of cabs sent to sfo. a controversial sex ed proposal in fremont. hundreds of parents show up to debate this. new video of a uc berkeley student narrowly escaping a violent attack on campus. the desperate search for the suspect. breaking news coming in on the iran nuclear deal. things not looking good towards
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achieving a new revised deal. i will explain next. >> we have a sig alert in the sunol area on southbound 680, a rollover crash just before sunol boulevard. got a little good news. got a little good news. we have one lane back open. because antonio villaraigosa millions got it he defended women's healthcare, banned military-style assault weapons, banned workplace discrimination, and more. antonio for governor.
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good morning. it's thursday, may 3rd, coming up on 6:30. thanks for waking up with us. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. a soft gray to the day. >> some people call it june boom. i don't want to call it that. >> but it's may. >> what a great point. it's may. let's go on the hunt outside. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. cloudy conditions this morning. there's no rain out there. here is a look at the cloud deck from mt. tamalpais. a gorgeous sunrise. the many most of us can't see it. the cloud deck will take a couple more hours than yesterday to break ap past. that's going to keep low to mid 50s dominant at the coast. we'll have mid 60s around our bay and inland areas. upper 60s to mid 70s. pretty quiet in normal pattern.
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how about on the roads? here is alexis. >> we've got a big issue. we have a rollover crash still trying o to clean up at sunol boulevard. major delays, at least are 4r5-minute delays leaving from the 580 area in dublin. foothill road hs started to fill in or hopyard to sunol further to the east. both of those surface ruts are going to add time. quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza. no major problems here. just have those metering lights on since about 5:22 this morning. next update at 6:40. >> a controversial sex ed proposal kept the fremont school board meeting going into the early morning. abc news reporter matt keller was live with what was at stake and what the board finally decided. >> reporter: good morning. the vote came about four hours ago, at 2:30 this morning after
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hours and hours of debate. in the end fremont schools will be teaching this new sex ed curriculum, just not to all students. here are the details on the vote. the board voted 3-2 to adopt a new sex ed curriculum for 7th to 9th grade, but voted 3-2 against for adopting it for 4th through 6th grade. hundreds of parents showed up last night to speak out. >> is this the right way to teach sixth grade kids about sexual activity? of course not. >> it's up to you whether or not you would like to have that instruction come from your household with your values or whether or not you would like to have the help of the school district. >> reporter: the curriculum is called three rs, rights, respect, responsibility. the district superintendent said seven years ago they decided to start teaching puberty and health education in fourth grade even though mows school districts don't start until middle school. since they did that, they would be required to teach things such as gender identity and sexual orientation to be compliant with
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state law. the board's vote this morning means no sex education will be taught until seventh grade. parents still have the choice to opt out. live in fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. breaking news, iran's foreign minister says iran will not renegotiate or add on to its nuclear deal with the u.s. and other powers. the foreign minister said demands by president trump to change the nuclear deal with tehran is unacceptable. he made those comments on youtube this morning. he spoke in english and said the u.s. constantly violated the nuclear deal by, quote, bullying others to prevent businesses to return to iran. this does come as the deadline set by the u.s. to fix the deal is getting closer and closer. president trump said he want to fix the terrible flaws in the deal by may 12th. that's less than ten days away. federal officials released a detailed report and new video
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you have to see about a very close call at sfo in july. >> this video from the national transportation and safety board shows an air canada flight may have come ags close as ten feet from hitting a philippines airlines jet, seconds away from triggering what would have been one of the worst aviation disassters in history. it was last suchl her when the air canada crew received permission to land on a runway. instead the jet flew right towards a taxiway. air canada's landing lights illuminating a jet on the taxiway. >> where is this guy going? he's on the taxiway. >> looks like you were lined up for charlie there. >> air canada flew directly over us. >> the air canada flight aborted the landing after being ordered to go around. the ntsb still has not issued its final report. getting a look at video showing a uc berkeley student escaping an armed robber. the victim fought off her
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attacker while she tried to get inside a dorm building. it happened early sunday morning at channing way and college avenue. the man appeared to have a gun in his left hand. the woman finally got away from that man. if you recognize him, campus police want to hear from you. >> a photographer is searching for stolen memories after someone broke into his truck in oakland. the photographer says the thief took wedding photos and photography equipment after smashing his truck's window. it happened last sunday on skyline boulevard. he said he just wants the camera's memory card back, no questions asked, so he can give a couple their wedding photos he took earlier on the same day of the theft. deputies need your help to find two suspects in sonoma. two robbers stormed a home on pris rose court in unincorporated santa rosa. one man came through the front door and the other through the back. at least one of them pulled out a handgun. they tied up a man who was inside. the robbers stole an
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undetermined amount of marijuana and left in a newer model gray van. b.a.r.t. says it's trying to clean up one of its san francisco stations after a video shows rampant drug use. that video you see here went viral. >> it was taken by a b.a.r.t. commuter. you may have seen something like this. it shows drug addicts shooting up as commuters walk through. others slumped over and unconscious, some in pools of vomit. b.a.r.t. says this was taken early in the morning when civic center station just opened and that's when officers are on a shift change. >> the addicts obviously learned the patterns of our officers. we're making changes to those shift patterns, the shift changes and we're in the going to publicize those, suffice it to say we have made changes to close that window. >> b.a.r.t. has hired nearly two dozen new cleaners and plan to bring in more jan terse and community service officers to patrol downtown san francisco stations. what do you think of b.a.r.t.'s effort to fight these
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issues? share your thoughts with us and use #dearbart when you post on social media. now to a possible bombshell admission involving president trump. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani told fox news the president reimbursed his attorney for the $130,000 paid to person star stormy daniels. giuliani is a recent addition to the president's legal team. he said the payment was shortly before the 2016 election. the white house and the president have repeatedly denied the affair. this morning on gma, abc news chief legal analyst dan abrams says giuliani's admission proves that robert mueller already knows about this. >> they know in particular after the raid of michael cohen that mueller knows exactly what happened with that payment. they also know that mueller knows why donald trump fired james comey. they talked to a lot of people who were there at the time. i think at this point they're saying let's get this out there.
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so when it comes out later, just as chris says, where it's not going to be a surprise, not going to be news, let's just put as much out there as possible. >> giuliani claims the payment was perfect lich legal. we want to show you president trump's twitter page this morning. in a tweet storm he said the agreement with stormy daniels was to stop her affair accusations. the president also said he intends to pursue damages against stormy daniels. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. 49 in daly city, 50 in pacifica and half moon bay. low to mid 50s on the other side of the peninsula, 52 in belmont, menlo park and foster city. 54 in san carlos. a little cooler in places like antioch, fairfield and san rafael, at about 50. here is a look at the san mateo bridge. you can see the cloud deck. it is a gray start this morning. haven't heard of any fog. that's good for driving. it's a little breezy in the hills as the sea breeze is a little stronger this morning.
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clouds to sunshine if you're going to be out on the water. pretty pleasant this afternoon. now you can see temperatures are going to be across the board about the same as they were yesterday, 50s at the coast, 60s around the bay to 70s inland. this is your school day forecast. kids dressing in layers. make sure they bring that hoodie home. a look at what's going on in san jose. 54 this morning and cloudy. 10:00, sunshine and 60. low 70s for the better part of the afternoon hours. one of our warmer areas with temperatures in the low to mid 70s, wall to wall sunshine inland from at least noon through the time the sun sets at 8:00. an update on pretty difficult conditions this morning? >> we've got a sig alert in sunol area unfortunately, still dealing with that rollover crash. crews are trying to clear that up. they've contained it to the far left lane.
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earlier we only had one lane open. it looks like my clicker doesn't want to cooperate here. if you are going to be traveling on southbound 680, the backup starts at about 580. my whole system is locking up. let's see if we can restart this and if it will cooperate. there we go. so we've got the left lane blocked just before sunol boulevard. that is still a sig alert. as i mentioned, down to one lane blocked and you are crawling four miles an hour, six miles an hour approaching that scene. westbound 580, richmond-san rafael bridge, you're filling in. everything looking okay. a quick check of drive times. heavy tracy to dublin, 1 hour and 14 minutes. 35 minutes antioch to concord. a brush fire off the roadway is slowing there. southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco, in the green. two independent facebook audits will examine if facebook
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has a liberal bias. a civil rights leader and law firm will examine the civil rights issue. facebook says the independent surveys will help it improve and serve users more efficiently. san francisco's police chief has only been here for just over a year. a new report says he's already looking to move on. take aing loo at muni's new logo. it's causing controversy online. go to right now. let us know if you love it, hate it or feel meh. we'll explain the controversy and update results next. looking at the big board at
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♪ ♪ that's why he uses the chase mobile app, to pay practically anyone, at any bank. life, lived victor's way. chase. make more of what's yours. the over. it lended last night when the sun set. now wall to wall sunshine will take control away from the coast. today, 79 in sacramento. 80s around chico. fresno to near 90 in palm springs. warmer in san diego and los angeles, pushing 70. sunny and 72 in yosemite and about 65 in tahoe where you can see more melting taking place as we look from heavenly, about 8,300 feet. we've got a warming trend. average high is 60. mid to upper 60s, most of my
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accuweather seven-day forecast for tahoe, 70 on tuesday. watch this stunning video out of india where there have been deadly storms overnight. i told you about this earlier in our newscast. i have a big update. the death toll has unfortunately gone up to now 110 people dead. it is making international headlines, violent storms across the northern part of india and that death toll has ticked up through out the night. a lot of the victims in rural areas, they were hurt from falling trees or collapsing homes. hundreds more are also hurt. so the death toll could still go up through out the day. just during our newscast we have seen that happen, and we will keep our eyes on it throughout the day. back to you. the arrest of the golden state killer is sparking new home this morning that other bay area cold cases could be solved. that includes the notorious zodiac killer. >> people trying to trace dna in hopes it will lead them to a
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suspect. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live in san francisco. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hi, natasha. the zodiac killer attacked people from san francisco to vallejo and napa. all the investigators say they're still determined to figure out who committed those crimes. so they are still trying to find him. now they have turned to these letters that he sent for dna evidence. according to "the sacramento bee," police have sent letters from the soerd yack killer to a private dna lab to try and create a genetic profile of the killer. that is what officials recently did to try to find the golden state killer. using public dna databases for criminal cases is relatively new. police working the zodiac killer case hope to have the dna results back in the next few weeks. the zodiac killer is believed to have killed five people from 1968 to 1969 although he claims he killed more. police do think that he is dead, but they still want to find out for sure who he was. they say police agencies from
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san francisco to vallejo to napa, they're all still working together and are committed to closing this case. now even turning to non-traditional techniques to try to get this job done. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. san francisco's police chief will neither confirm nor deny that he's applied to be l.a.'s top cop. >> "the l.a. times" is reporting chief william scott is one of 31 who have applied for the lapd job. l.a.'s current police chief, charlie beck, is retiring next month. scott has only been with the san francisco police department for 16 months at this point. speculation has persisted that he is a short-timer, either to g eager to get back to l.a. last night he wouldn't answer the question on whether he applied to be lapd's next chief. what i'd like to say is what i have been saying. i have to be focused on this job. we have a lot of work to do, all the recommendations we're trying to get in place with the doj
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reforms, property crimes. >> scott has reportedly advanced in the selection process. he is among the candidates now scheduled to be interviewed. 6:48 and on to your morning money report. weeks after discontinuing its one movie per day plan for new subscribers, movie pass is bringing it back. >> there is an online outcry after the subscription service stopped offering its $9.95 option. instead new subscribers had to pay $29.95 to see four movies this month. >> you can't see the same movie more than swuns the caveat. a live look at the new york stock exchange now. looks like we're still down 164 points at 6:48 this morning. stocks closed down yesterday after the federal reserve's policy announcement hinted at higher inflation. that could have an impact on the markets today, too. i want to jump in with a clerk of the tesla stock. i'm going to zoom in on my big
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computer. they trade on the nasdaq. significantly down in pre market trading. you can see they are still down about 6%. they were down more than 7% in pre market trading. and this comes after the palo alto company posted a record first quarter loss, hemorrhaging money in model three production. apparently ceo elon musk was testy when discussing the first quarter loss. he even cut off a reporter. one analyst says musk's defensiveness speaks volumes. investors are reacting this morning. how do you feel about muni's new logo? it really isn't that different, but it's different enough that people are mad. >> it's triggering something specific for people in the bay area. go to and let us know. the voting will update in realtime on the bottom of your screen. the official logo keeps the worm stylette terg for the m.
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what people are objecting to is the background is now that shade of blue. some people say that new color reminds them of dodger blue. the dodgers don't have a monopoly on the color blue. they say it puts them more in sync with other city agencies that use this color. the old red logo will remain on the official buses and trains, but the official logo will be dodger blue. now can we talk act something that really matters? >> ms. celine dion. a brand new song and this morning she's giving "good morning america" at her unusual new music video. ♪ >> so it seems pretty standard until this part.
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you see what's happening? the video is called "ashes." as you can see, there are multiple cameos from dead pool. >> doing a really contemporary routine. >> ged it dead pool. >> please tell me that's really ryan reynolds. >> wouldn't it be great. >> ryan reynolds who of course plays dead pool tweeted out this morning. i like what he said. i'm trying to find it. tat is funny. >> this is amazing. >> he said show time mamma and then retweeted the video. >> dead pool 2 hits theaters may 18. we love it. >> apparently -- do we already say this? i was a longing something up but i might have missed you saying this. they got celine to do it because he wrote a letter to her. he said i want you to be part of
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this master part. >> we want you to be part of abc 7 mornings, celine. will you come? >> i love that movie. i can't wait. >> now the merging of two wonderful things. >> it's true. >> it's all for fun. let's take a look at what's going on everybody -- can we watch that again at the end of the show? it's 6:52 on thursday. walnut creek, the cloud deck has climbed all the way to our inland neighborhoods, up around 2,400 feet this morning, but we'll return to sunshine this afternoon, maybe a little slower. temperatures hanging around seasonal levels today. mainly overcast and cool again tonight. a little seesaw in the high temperatures, nice swings especially inland. you can see from 7:00 to noon it starts to clear out. low clouds along the east bayshore line and definitely along the coast where it's going to be grayer than it was. 4:00, making the trip inland. already in our north bay
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valleys. temperatures a little different than yesterday, maybe a degree or two, but you probably won't notice. 69 to 74, mid to upper 70s morgan hill and gilroy. over at the coast we'll have temperatures in the upper 50s to mid 60s in downtown and south san francisco and sausalito. 70 to about 75 for the north bay valleys. you can see cloverdale and ukiah up to 70 degrees. we have a 70 in hercules. as you head inland we'll have temperatures around 78 in san ramon. if not, you can see the cloud cover and temperatures about the same as this morning. let's look at our accuweather seven-day forecast, 50s dominant at the coast. 70s around the bay and a couple times we spike to 80 inland friday and also monday. i want to head back to our sig alert this morning, still dealing with the rollover crash on southbound 680 north of sunol
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boulevard. far left lane is blocked. they are working on clearing that. not sure what the estimate is. they don't have an estimated time of opening the phenyl lane. we've got a five-mile backup. at about 45 minutes away. now we have another lane open, about a 25-minute delay. it's improving if you want to bay bridge toll plaza lookin typical. car pool lanes moving fine. cash and fast track you're sitting through the metering lights. no issues as you make your way into san francisco. this weekend on the peninsula you can turn in your gun and get some cash no questions asked. a gun buyback event is taking place in redwood city on saturday. anyone who surrenders a land gun, shotgun or rifle will get up to $100. people giving up assault weapons will get up to $200. more details on our website. some bay area singles pay thousands of dollars for personalized match making but wind up in court instead.
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>> first let's just say i wonder how you would pick this man for me. >> tonight at 11:00, michael finney shows what they say happened when they signed a contract to help find love. that's tonight at 11:00 on abc 7 news. next, the 7 things you need to know before you go. >> a lot more great and
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it is 6:58. here are the 7 things you need to know before you go. number one, suspected golden state killer joseph deangelo is due back in court today. a judge is expected to decide on the defense motion to suppress evidence. number two, inspired by the goldn state killer arrest, vallejo police sent letters to a private dna lab to hopefully get a genetic profile of the zodiac killer. number three, the fremont unified school board voted early this morning to keep a controversial sex ed curriculum to only kids in the seventh grade and above. parents of younger students argued the program was too explicit. number four, rudy giuliani told fox news last night president trump reimbursed his attorney michael cohen for the
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$130,000 paid to porn star stormy daniels, and this morning president trump says he's now pursuing damages against daniels. number five, off to a great start. overcast conditions, creating 49-minute flight delays at sfo. number six, we've been dealing with a sig alert in sunol for over an hour now. a rollover crash on southbound 680 north of sunol boulevard. got the great news from chp all lanes are back open. very long residual delays. you're crawling along averaging about ten miles an hour. don't look down. a new view of the crews inspecting the golden gate bridge. later this morning abc 7 news will speak to those inspectors about their sky high work. look for that story later today on the abc 7 news app. certainly not for those of us afraid of heights. >> no. >> i wonder what their partners or spouses think of that? >> i'm sure they hate it. that would be terrible. >> nerves of steel.
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i don't know. i can't wait to see that good morning, america. breaking news, rudy giuliani's shocking claim on live tv. >> the president reimbursed that over a period of several -- >> he says he did repay his personal attorney michael cohen for that $130,000 paid to porn star stormy daniels. just last month trump declared he knew nothing about it. did he break the law? also breaking overnight, an explosion during a dangerous police standoff. >> s.w.a.t. standoff. multiple officers down. >> officers rushed to the hospital. the search is on for that suspect. how did this happen? the new incident on a southwest plane, a window cracking midflight. just weeks after that deadly engine explosion that killed a mother of two. an abc news exclusive. the two men arrested at a philadelphia starbucks now reaching a settlement.


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