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now at 11:00 take at look at incredible sight. fire truck topples over the side of california freeway and that's not all. two cars in a sinkhole as storms wreak havoc on california roads. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. good news. seems nobody is seriously hurt. two cars that fell into the crumbling roadway in studio city this evening. one person taken to hospital. >> and second car fell in. driver had gotten out. right now crews trying to figure out how to get them out without causing more damage to the road. and just as incredible. sister station in los angeles, a fire truck falling into collapsed road. every firefighter got out safely before it fell. southern california getting record amounts of rain.
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watch again as it goes over into the hole. >> incredible. in the bay area the rain is sticking around for the weekend. >> begin with sandhya patel and live doppler 7. >> right now the rain is beginning to ease and some areas getting a break. street-level radar, where it's raining now. steady from point reyes to nevada. scattered showers. across 580, spotty rain and spotty around the south bay. wind advisory extended. gusts still possible. extended until 1:00 a.m. level two storm of day, just downgraded to one. light system through saturday. scattered showers, breezy at coast but brief break coming
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midafternoon. let you know how long it lasts and the next round this upcoming weekend. look at this. this is the outlet from the anderson reservoir in morgan hill into coyote creek. officials in race against time to release as much water as possible to prevent flooding. katie utehs joins us now. >> reporter: water rushing out of the outlet at base of the dam. simply can't take any more rain and spillway may flow as early as tonight. thunderous amounts of water gush from outlet at bafs anderson dam. >> beautiful. i love it. come to watch it since it started. >> reporter: rain filling reservoir. >> storms outpaced ability of
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the outlet for the water. >> reporter: water within a foot of the spillway top. >> 624.3 feet and concrete at 625. >> reporter: if you think the outlet is impressive, wait for spillway. >> it's like that but ten times bigger splash. drops over 70 foot cliff. >> cool but little nervous. >> reporter: areas around coyote creek could experience flooding. >> as long as doesn't break and don't have to jump in canoes we'll be all right. >> reporter: dam is slated for earthquake retrofitting but otherwise fine. spectacle for locals. >> this is my first time. just so cool. >> reporter: amount of water is really impressive and shouldn't be taken lightly. witnessed a man walking on the spillway tonight which is dangerous and illegal. a park ranger tells me they will
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not hesitate to shut the park down if people don't stay on the trails. live in morgan hill, katie utehs, abc7 news. in napa, falling trees destroyed property. stay on top of the weather anytime with the abc7 news app. download for free and enable push alerts. more than nine hours after air and water search for missing bort in michigan bay, still not able to find him. gusty winds flipped the boat he sending three men into the waters. rescued the two other men clinging to hull for dear life. missing man trying to swim to shore. oakland man shot by police in a shorthandoff earlier today died tonight. bizarre shooting rampage firing
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at officers and even aiming at sky 7 helicopter. after an hour, police shot him. live with details. >> reporter: one neighbor tells us he had lived in this home after his grandfather died and since he moved in installed security cameras and painted the windows black. tonight he is dead and learned he had been shooting up the neighborhood for the last week. fired at officers from second story window and from his front lawn. ultimately shot by police and died several hours after rushed to local hospital. neighbors tell us wasn't the first time the 32-year-old shot up the neighborhood. >> friday night shot up friend's car and tuesday morning two cars on the street. >> reporter: neighbor says the police called both times but he wasn't taken into custody and
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residents on edge. >> didn't know what he was going to do. didn't know when he would snap. he snapped today. that's what he did. >> reporter: police spokesperson couldn't confirm how many times the officers had been there. part of the ongoing investigation. one neighbor said this morning's shootout was startling. >> as i pulled shade back i heard more rounds. i thought maybe somebody is shooting at me. >> reporter: at one point painted something on neighbor's garage, pointed at helicopter. shot shortly after. said shuv arrested days ago. >> mad, sad, angry, freaked out? >> pissed. should have got him friday night. >> reporter: still not clear what set off the shooting spree. trouble for cal tran. trump administration announced
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it was delaying grant money. the delay could keep cal train from modernizing and growing. >> reporter: the trump administration's first big blow to the bay area is leaving cal train in the lurch. the federal government is putting a hold on $647 million meant to electrify the whole diesel trains meant to save money and increase ridership but to cal train officials this is potential deal killer. deadline in 12 days. >> we're ready to proceed with construction but can't do that without notice to proceed. if we can't meet the march first deadline, viability of the project in question. >> 60,000 people ride cal train between san francisco and south bay every day. many are concerned without the money, train service won't continue to grow. >> some days bursting at seams,
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entire train wall-to-wall people because that's the demand. very high for sure. >> we live in silicon valley and should be more advanced than having diesel trains. >> reporter: but former state senator judge quinton comp didn't like how cal train appropriated the money in the first place. >> that $647 million was destined to be stopped. >> reporter: president trump will consider the grant in the upcoming budget proposal. kate larson, abc7 news. from the tracks to the road, only on abc7 news. i team digs into dangerous spot on the freeway. >> big rigs turning over on this spot. residents blame cal trains. whochaos at cal.
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police want your help to find the protests responsible for a
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only on abc7 news, a special report tonight on a single bay area intersection with a dangerous problem. cal tran is trying to fix it but the cure is even worse than the
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disease. >> what started as fender benders is now big rigs flipping over. i team is combing public records and dan noyes is here with the story. >> cal tran thought the changes they made would help the intersection and now scrambling to figure out what to do next. this investigation began in 2013 with letter complaining with a sweeping curve installed near their home in gilroy. >> a lot of loss. rigs gone over. >> big rigs keep rolling over on the curve. i investigated. this is 2012 intersection. cal trans tells me many fender benders at stop signs. >> lack of courtesy as people reached stop sign. should have been allowing the first car it get through.
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>> then had to make a 90 degree turn to stay on the road. now it's a long curve that allows traffic to roll through. big rigs can't handle it if they're speeding. >> didn't anticipate that many truckers, big rigs trying to beat the light and going at higher rate of speed than the curve can handle. >> many landed next to the yard. >> live at spot where they roll over. is that scary sometimes? >> it is scary, but i think now -- we've seen at least 20 accidents. >> i team filed public records requests with chp and cal fire. these documents confirm more than 20 big rig rollovers at that spot since the project. including this one from november 6th, the sound of the crash at
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4:40 in the morning woke up adrianna. she went to help the passenger and driver. >> he was hanging, holding onto the seat but didn't have leg anymore. he was in pain. >> major trauma, amputation. >> other one, his back was hurting. very sad to see that. >> other crashes made our morning news earlier this month. >> second day in a road, a flipped semi. >> cal transhas taken action, installing caution sign at chp request. >> when did chp make contact? >> august 2015. >> could be a coincidence, but call just weeks after i filed first request about the rollovers. march of last year, cal ordered more signs.
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>> takes over a year to put in a sign? >> in this case. yeah. fabrication and design. >> question whether make a difference. >> traveling and going a distance, hard to stop that weight. >> poorly engineered. >> both point out how flat the road is, no bank or tilt to increase the friction around the curve. >> was there thought of a bank on the pavement? >> at beginning it was taken into consideration but budget constraints for a big project like that. >> cal tran tells me considering a bank on the curve at $3.5 million, would have been easier doing the work four years ago. didn't realize the big rigs would roll over so easily. uc berkeley police hoping new images help find vandals who committed crimes the night
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conservative speaker milo yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak on campus. event was canceled as small group of rogue protesters set fires and broke windows. the police released pictures of people they want to talk about about the vandalism. we have them on our website. live doppler 7 right now, still tracking some rain. definitely let up in many areas. light to moderate street level. still slippery spots out towards brentwood, discovery bay, across highway 4. and steady rain. raining from fairfield to vauk aville, many areas were around an inch from santa rosa to san
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rafael and san francisco, and some spots close to inch of rain. oakland over an inch. ben lomond getting over 2 1/2 inches of rain. slammed southern california. numerous power outages and roads closed in spots and you saw the video at top of the spot here. tomorrow gets better in the mountains. not completely gone. chains on 80, 88. 450 is the only one you don't need chains but winter weather advisory still in effect until 10:00 a.m. 48 inches above 6,000. 18 inches at highest peaks. winter storm watch through monday night as next storm moves
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in. travel delays if you're coming back or heading up there. keep that in mind. temperatures in the 50s, live look from the east bay hills, clouds stacked up still. another storm sunday into monday. wet pattern continues. i just dropped this from two to one. it's lightened up. tonight through tomorrow, scattered showers, breezy at coast. and brief break coming midafternoon. hour by hour. 4:00 a.m. tomorrow, still light to moderate showers. 7:00 a.m. still raining but after 11:00 a.m. you see this big gap, a break midafternoon through evening hours. get outside and enjoy. 6:00 a.m. sunday rain moving in, light initially but as afternoon and evening go on, hour by hour
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showing moderate rain intensifies heading into 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. and see rainfall add up. most of the rain with sunday's system. anywhere from inch to three inches of rain lingering into monday. upper 40s to low 50s. download the abc7 news app to keep track of the rain. mostly dry afternoon and evening. sunday a one on the storm impact but sunday night into monday, presidents day, moderate strength two storm. another storm tuesday, lingering showers wednesday, thursday
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a daly city family came home
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this week to find a coyote hanging out at their house. just lying there. didn't appear to be vicious but with family of little kids decided to call the humane society. advice was make noises with pots and pans to scare him off. that's what they did. >> he looks scared there. >> he does. all the action in new orleans. >> larry b. is there at all-star game. turned out to be soap opera of the hatfields and
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players, fans and coaches and this year's events can only add to fun and games but k.d. and russell westbrook and sports director larry beil. >> reporter: the nba all-stars here for a weekend of fun but also drama with former teammates russell westbrook and kevin durant. these two guys don't want to talk to each other nor about one another. westbrook when questioned about relationship turned every conversation into a discussion about fashion week. >> what it's going to be like to be in lock are room with durant and those guys? >> you know what, fashion week has been great. seen fashion week? >> little bit. >> lot of great looking things at fashion week. looking forward to new collections.
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been good. >> i didn't come here for there to be drama or have a heart-to-heart with anybody. coming here to enjoy my weekend and couple of days i got off and get ready for the second half of the season. >> there's a lot of talk about k.d. and russ this weekend but we're all big boys and understand we're here to celebrate the game of basketball and everybody's accomplishments. we'll have fun. >> reporter: in rainy new orleans, larry beil, abc7 sports. >> bears look for a sweep of this series rgs first since 2010. stanford lost four of the last six. jabari byrd had a career high seven triples. and marcus allen, the dunk. cardinal lead by four at break.
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here's a look at live doppler 7, still tracking light to moderate showers. that trend carries into saturday morning. we'll be starting at 5:00 a.m. >> that's our report. appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama
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it's an all-new show with great viral videos, "right this minute." >> a little 4-month-old is about to get a whole new view. >> trying to figure out what's going on. >> the moment he clearly sees mom for the very first time. >> he's like -- whoa. >> awww. >> it's a smooth stretch of road. >> but it's full of crazy drivers. >> why it might be time to ditch it. >> a little one is getting her laugh on in a big way. >> what it is that's got her going. >> plus, the bonus buzz word for your shot at an amazon echo or a new ipad mini and a dude going old fashioned trying to meet someone. >> i don't want to do it online. >> all kinds of approaches, gets all kinds of rejections.
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>> see the moment things start looking up. >> this is my video of the day. super sweet. >> awww. >> this is 4 1/2-month-old, watch what happens when his mother puts glasses on his face for the first time. at first you notice he's focusing trying to figure out what's going on. >> literally focusing. >> everything in my view now has edges. definition. >> definition. >> not just -- >> and watch his reaction when he finally focuses in on his mother. >> hi. [ laughter ] >> awww! >> so that's what you look like. >> so nice to put a face with a voice. >> the moment that he realizes -- that's you. i know you! >> his mother said when he was about one and a half months old
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they realized he wasn't focusing like most babies and after seeing several specialists they realized he had a vision impairme impairment. f to them.e to tak your hats at that age, it's hard to realize what they can focus on. now with his glasses she says he now notices the dog and when he's sitting around and playing and they approach him, it's like a light bulb has gone off. >> it's interesting he's so young you know he can't read yet, bus they're able to figure out he needs a prescription and they're able to correct it. >> that's absolutely fascinating how they're able toe do that. >> the hope is that his vision will continue to get better from here. in the world of dash cams what we have is a best-case scenario, it's daylight, blue sky, it's a straight road -- it's also in eastern europe so strap in everybody, the road may be straight but it's full of crazy drivers. you can see a big rig coming


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