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naung very much. good morning, everybody. we'll start with live doppler 7118. you see a few clouds lurking off the coast. all of us are clear this morning. let's talk about what's going to happen this afternoon. our warmest day in the forecast. we look at how clean there air is. you can see nice reflection on the bay water. above average warmth everywhere. mid to upper 60s at the coast. low to mid 60s around the bay. and mid 70s. developing news out of hayward. a woman was found around 11:00
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last night. she had been shot several times and is undergoing surgery this morning. so far, they have not released any information about a suspect or motive. but will continue to follow the story and bring you new information as soon as it comes in. union workers could bring an official end to their labor dispute with b.a.r.t. today when they vote on the contract deal. amy holyfield is live at the b.a.r.t. base with a preview. amy. >> yeah, eric. you may have saw it. we heard the end of this b.a.r.t. strike. one more big step has to happen and that's today. the two unions will be taking the proposals to their members. if approved, the union workers will be getting a 15.4% raise over two years and they will start contributing to their pensions. but will this be the last b.a.r.t. strike that we will ever see inch there is a movement to ban transit worker strikes and that is also in the
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news today. the city council member steve glazer wants to make it a law that transit workers can't strike. and he says he has gathered 20,000 signature owes a petition calling for a ban. and today, he and his supporters will march from the pleasant hill b.a.r.t. station to the office of the senate transportation committee chairperson to deliver those signatures. so still a lot to watch in this story. reporting live, amy holyfield, abc 7 news. a new twist involving the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenager carrying a realistic looking rifle. a man came forward saying the same county deputy recently pulled a gun on him two months ago. jeff westbrook claims he was pulled over for a traffic stop when the deputy twice pulled out his gun in an encounter. his attorney says a veteran with lots of experience would only pull his gun if there was a need and that the shooting of
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13-year-old andy lopez last week was the first time gaylehouse had actually fired r fired his gun in the line of duty. the south bay father whose two children spent more than 17 hours inside a suv is due in court today. a neighbor found the 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy cold, tired and hungry and called police. we have the story. >> police say 29-year-old julio reyes drove his two kids two to north hill view drive and left them in his suv seen in this photo. it was 10:00 tuesday night and reyes was off to visit a friend in the area. police got a called from a concerned neighbor who noticed the kids at 12:42 the next afternoon. >> the officers show up and find a 10-year-old female and an 8-year-old male all by themselves in the car and they're tired and they're cold and they're hungry. >> the kids were taken into protective custody. the officers bought them food while the department tried to track down reyes. >> we called local hospitals.
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we called both alameda county and santa claire county to see if he was in county with no luck. >> finally, wednesday night, more than 24 hours after police say he left his kids, reyes called them to report his vehicle and children missing. the neighbor who called police didn't want to be on camera, but told me she heard honking from the suv and saw little feet pressed up against the horn. she figured it was a neighbor's car, but a nagging feeling that something just wasn't right made her call 911. >> i work for the school district, so it's just hard to -- it's difficult to hear that a parent would actually do that to their own kids. >> the children's mother was contacted and met with police, but the boy and girl remain in the care of the department of family and children services while police investigate. abc 7 news. two boys are in serious condition this morning after a
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car hit them in the sonoma county community of cloverdale. a car struck the boys in a crosswalk at hillsburg avenue around 7:00 last night. one boy is 12. the other is 13 years old. paramedics air lifted one boip boy to children's hospital oakland and the other was taken to a nearby hospital with head and shoulder injuries. the 75-year-old driver is cooperating with investigators. a teenager is in the hospital after suffering a serious injuries in a high school football game lai last night. it habit at liberty high in brentwood against heritage high last night. the school's principal tells abc 7 news the student's injuries were serious enough that he was air lifted to a hospital, but he declined to give any details. new details this morning about the united airlines flight forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from san francisco. the floois flight was diverted to phoenix yesterday after crew
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reported the threat. abc news reports someone found the word bomb on the rest room on the plane. passengers were evacuated. the bomb squad searched the plane and found nothing. 42 passengers were rescreened, rebooked and just landed at their destination. well, your pg&e bill won't go up as much as fist thought. to pay for an overhaul of the pipeline system. the san jose news reports the amount passed on to rate payers will be lower because pg&e now expects to replace 145 miles of pipeline rather than the 185 miles originally projected. customers will now pay $900 million of the $1.5 billion project. the window opens today for the legendary match rick surf conseft off half moon bay. they're hoping for the waves. these are shots of waves
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yesterday just north of the area at ocean beach in san francisco. you can see dozens of surfers, mavericks competitors are given 24 hours to arrive once the contest is called. 4:37 now. let's get a look at your weekend weather. the wlaft of october. >> october was dry. we had no measurable rain in san francisco. many other cities i'll take a look at factor in later. let's focus in on san francisco. 14th time this has occurred since 1849. so about every ten years this happens. last dry october was 1980. so kind of we were due. let's talk about what is there to expect in october here in san francisco. quite a drop in temperature from 68 down to 611. our clowe goes from 53 to 49. so it doesn't drop quite as rapidly. wroor r we've been as warm as 86. let's talk about this first day of november. it's going to be very warm. look at these temperatures. we're in the 40s and 50s this
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morning. everybody in the mid 60s by noon. mid 60s at the coast at 4:00, but low to mid 70s around the bay. look at how pleasant it's going to be during the evening hours. 64 around the bay and 58 at the coast. hope you enjoy it, because it's not going to stay this way very long. i'll have that accuweather forecast coming up. thanks so much, mike. good morning, everyone. good friday morning to you. it's a somber start to the month because we ever a report of a fatality. this is in milpedes. it was in the construction zone. and unfortunately it was a construction worker. we always urge everyone to slow for the cone zone out there. so it is going to be one lane blocked until further notice. southbound side, we are seeing a little bit of a pocket of volume, but other than that, traffic is moving well. as we take it a little bit farther to the south in san jose, here is a look at all the other roads there. you can see 101, 280 and 85, everything is moving along at top speed. as you head into moisturely
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county, we have a new report of an accident, southbound side 1011 at petaluma boulevard. it was report this car was traveling at a very high rate of speed and it sounds like it did, indeed, crash. over to you. it's 4:39. >> a woman files a lawsuit against mcdonald's, next what she says a worker did that left her with severe burns. also, the major change that california high speed rail leaders are consider to go soften the anger of opponents on one stretch of the system. and halloween is anything but a treat for millions of people in the center of the country and the worst is not over yet.
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good friday morning, everybody. 4:41. a live look from our roof camera towards san francisco. it is going to be a lovely day. and mike will tell you more about the forecast, coming up. hope you didn't get sick from
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eating all that candy last night, halloween night. a woman is suing mcdonald's after suing for burns from hot coffee that spilled on her lap while going through the drive through. we all remember the incident, a jury awarded stella nearly $3 million for her burns 20 years ago. now, back then, mcdonald's kept coffee between 180 1k3 190 degrees. franchises now keep their coffee at 10 degrees cooler, but it's still as much as 30 degrees higher than the coffee you brew at home. so, 74-year-old joel afino wants that to change. >> i went in to get coffee and, you know, it's their fault. it was too hot. the lids weren't on right. >> her attorney admits she didn't suffer millions of dollars of injuries, but they're still suing for millions, anyway, claiming mcdonald's is still putting profit over people's safety. mcdonald's has not commented on the lieutenant.
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california high speed rail authority has come full circle when it comes to routing its bullet trains. they're now suggesting a route east of hansford to bakersfield. they had recommended a similar plan before, saying it was easier on the environment. but then, back in april, planners changed the route to the west, calling it more efficient. but farmers in the area complaincomplai complained about possible damage to their property, so the plan has been changed back to the east. >> much of the country is waking up to the aftermath of frightful halloween storms. the system left behind a large, constructive trail producing a tornado that suchd down in texas. >> mother nature delivered a trick, frightening weather to put halloween on hold across the nation's mid section. thunderstorms, towards central texas, several areas were flooded. cars were no match for the rising water. helicopters rescued hundreds south of austin. emergency crewes and boats went
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door to door. they saved one family, including their dog, stuck on a roof. >> well, well, everything is -- oh. >> residents returned to their homes and found nothing left. >> every -- everything i have, everything is gone, forever. >> a possible tornado twisted in bridge city, texas, knocking shingles off rooftops, ripping trees from the ground, power lines, anything in its path. i was very frightened. i was looking out the window and then i saw all the gash aen just in swirls and they were going down the road. >> in nashville, a tree fell on to a power line electrocuting a 9-year-old boy. >> in terre haute, indiana, nearly 100 people were rescued when a roof collapsed. students were saved from an overturned school bus. the monster storm hit more than 50 million people from houston to new orleans to chicago to detroit. the system is barreling towards the east coast in parts of the
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upper midwest. the main threat for friday was moving to the northeast. >> wicked weather that will give millions of post halloween square. timon bradley, abc news, washington. we have trick or treating, it was pretty nice outside. >> we fell into the upper 50s. running from house to house probably pet kept them pretty warm. we have fallen back into the 40s and 50s in most areas. i wanted to show you what's going on to the east. there will probably be a lot of flight delays in boston, washington, new york and boston. there's a possibility of severe weather in the ohio river valley behind this particular line as we head into the afternoon hours. still keep an eye on that for you. back here at home, unlimited visibility on live doppler 7 hd. let's talk about temperatures, then. we're running 39 in santa rosa for the cool spot.
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san carlos in hayward, about 50. everybody else in the mid to upper 40s. this is the way it looks from the camera this morning, you can see you just how clear and clean and calm the air is. sunshine. today will be the warmest day in the accuweather forecast. this dry pattern is going to extend all the way through seven-day. let's talk about temperatures today. how about mid to upper 70s in the south bay with san jose, 74. the exception, milpedes. low to mid 70s north and south on the peninsula. we'll have mid to upper 60s along the coast to low 70s in downtown, south san francisco and sausilito. mid 70s through north bay valley. about 10 degrees cooler at your coast. we'll have low to mid 70s in oakland, fremont at 74. into the east bay valleys, inland east bay, if you will, temperatures in the mid 70s here from about 74 to 76 degrees.
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tonight, we're going to be in the mid 40s to low 50s under a lot of stars. take a look at the pattern that's developing. a couple of areas of high pressure right now, deflecting this storm mainly to the north, but it's going to be close enough that it's going to not bring us rain, but it will start to push us on shore winds, right? we have offshore winds today, on shore winds tomorrow. you can see the drop in temperature. set the clock back saturday night, change the batteries, and get ready for the coolest weather sunday and monday and probably the breeziest, also. we'll see a bit of a warming tuesday and wednesday. but it's start to go look more like november than today. we're starting off rather warm outside. have a good one. as we take you right into mil pe des, we have a live picture of this fatal accident that accident occurred occurred earlier this morning involve ago construction worker. this is northbound along 680. here is a live look at it. right now we have tow trucks on the scene. traffic is slowly moving by. you've got at least one lane
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blocked right now. this is all due to a fatal accident involving a construction worker the picking up some signs. now, if you want to avoid this, you can always use the nimitz. traveling if you are making it out of milpedes and into fremont. in the southbound direction, no delays out there. but no eto as to when this is going to lift. but we'll keep you updated and have all the updates coming up in just a bit. right now, back to you. >> thanks. 4:48 noi now. there's stunning new information coming from house republican back seat the affordable care act's website, documents released by the house overstiet system suggest just six people signed up for coverage successfully on the first day of enrom rollment and the number didn't hit 250 after millions tried to log on. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius testified this week that the website's flaws make any data unreliable. her agency won't release enro
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enrollment numbers for weeks. about a third of the abortion clinics will close today after a new part of the state's abortion law has been reinstated. the doctors must have privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic. it's now back in effect. the president of planned parenthood says the ruling bans abortions in vast stretches of texas and will have appealed. governor rick perry says the state will do everything it can to protect a culture of life in texas. coming up, a big change coming to an american classic at a favorite meal for many kids, kraft mac and cheese. did your ghost and goblins enup with too much halloween candy? you can make the extra treats pay off today. >> sxoo a hallmark apology.
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good morning. it's 4:51.
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let's take a live look from our camera from the east bay hills, looking over across the bay to san francisco. what a gorgeous picture. the twinkling lights on the first day of november, we have a warm day ahead. wow. we'll talk more to meteorologist mike about your weekend coming up. governor brown will he at the site of the old oakland army base today, joining city, business and community leaders for a ground breaking of the planned oakland global trade and logistics center. under the $1.2 billion project the army base will become a hub for transporting cargo in and out of the area more efficiently. the project will reduce truck traffic, emissions and wear and tear on the state's roads and highways. >> the chc is taking the extraordinary step of warning driving of a potential traffic jam four days before it happens. it's because of the opening next tuesday of the great resort and casino in roanoke park. it's assisted the opening will
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bring an extra 10,000 cars to highway 101. authorities suggest drivers get familiar with ultimate routes and be prepared to sit in traffic headed to the casino. if your kids collected too much halloween candy last night, they can get some money for it and it's all for a good cause. bay area dentists are offering to buy back that candy. the goodies collected will be sent to u.s. troops overseas. the halloween buyback starts today at 4:00 p.m. there's an office on whitehall place and the other is in pleasantville on cedarwood lane. >> our extra candy to the news room, bill, maybe we need to haul it away to that dentistry center in alameda. >> yeah. let's get a look at the forecast. >> appreciate the candy. it was good. here is a look at what's going on. from the roof cam, trees not
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moving because there's hardly any wind. today, oakland, 744. santa rosa, 75. san francisco about 1 degree warmer. fremont, seeing a big jump from 70 to 74 degrees today. here is how it looks across the entire state. it is quiet, once again, but i think they'll remain offshore. 57 there. we'll have mid to upper 70s through central valley. upper 70s to mid 80s around san diego. and also l.a. let's head up to tahoe. 62 today. temperatures well above average. but look at how it changes. it becomes breezy saturday. a slight chance of a shower saturday night. and they were 45 degrees for a high sunday. so make sure you have the proper clothes if you're heading into the high country this weekend. safe travels to you. here's layla. >> and we're going to start with nopedes. a fatal crashed happened out here and it was involving a
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construction worker picking up road signs. this is now where we're starting to see a build up of traffic. we have a live shot of it earlier. you can see cars inching their way by. with one lane blocked, you don't know when that's going reopen. we take you back into the east bay, we have report of an accident out here and a possible brush fire that it sparked in the north bay. southbound 101 at petaluma boulevard. you are going to run into this accident. at least two lanes are blocked right now, some vogue in the northbound direction. kristin, eric. >> thanks a lot. a new report claims obama/biden almost turned into obama/clinton in to 12. the "new york times" got an advanced copy of the book double down, game change, 2012. the book says president obama's top aides considering replacing joe biden with hillary clinton on the ticket. but the idea was scrapped when polls showed the switch would not really improve president
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obama's re-election chances. the book comes out next week. good morning america will have a lot more on this story coming up at 7:00 after our news cast. the vatican is taking a new approach facing controversial issues. they have launched a campaign on how to deal with issues like birth control, divorce and same-sex marriage. asked bishops to start polling their members. pope francis is moving away from the vatican central approach towards ones where local bishops are more involved with their parishion parishioners. the hallmark store is admitting it shouldn't have changed the wording on a christmas ornament. critics accused the store of
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being home mow homophobic. kraft saying it will replace artificial dyes with spices for coloring. the company is not explaining the reason for the change, but analysts suggest it's a move to accommodate a push for more natural ingredients. >> there's concern over the yellow dye used in that. it is now 4:57. we're following breaking news in the south bay. a car hit two contract workers, killing one. we're live on the on scene with new details and how it's affected the moount community. also, why the man charged in the death of a missing woman in oakland will have to ask do to trial right away. and what a local university i
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to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. good mortgage, everyone. >> we have a fatal accident. >> there are two lanes blocked off. that means only one lane of traffic is being allowed through after this fatal accident that took place a little more than two hours ago. now, the first 911 call came in at 2:41 this morning. investigators say two workers contracted with caltran were outside their truck picking up a temporary road construction sign on the 680 shoulder. that's when a silver nissan went off the road, hitting at least on o


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