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again. the east bay mother accused of causing the crash that left a child dead is now facing her third dui arrest. first, a new crisis for the white house. president trump is accused of sharing classified information with russia. tonight lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling the story shocking and disturbing. thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. as we told you in a push alert from the "abc 7 news" app, the white house denies the report trump shared secret isis intel with russia. >> megan hughes picks up our story from the nation's capitol tal. >> reporter: it was at this meeting in the oval office last week between president trump and the russian foreign minister and russian ambassador to the u.s. "the washington post" alleges that's where trump revealed highly classified information, intelligence that had been provided by a u.s. partner in combatting the islamic state and information that hadn't been shared with our allies. on capitol hill, the report monday night already making waves. >> that's really shocking. the suggestion that he might have shared highly classified
information inappropriately with the russian foreign minister is deeply troubling. >> it's disturbing, and let's find out what the details are. >> i don't know if it is accurate or not. if it is accurate it would be troubling. >> reporter: defending the president, national security adviser h.r. mcmaster who was in that meeting. he acknowledged that common threats were discussed but not intelligence sources, methoder or military operations. >> the story that came out tonight as reported is false. two other senior officials who were present including the secretary of state remember the meeting the same way and have said so. i was in the room, it didn't happen. >> reporter: democratic senators tweeting up a storm monday night. senator mark warner, the top democrat on the intelligence committee, calling it a slap in the face to the intel community. he says risking sources and methods is inexcusable. a source for paul ryan says he hopes for a full explanation from the administration, though also saying he has no way to
know what was said. megan hughes, "abc 7 news," washington. >> katie utehs continues the coverage. >> she is live with reaction from bay area lawmakers. >> eric swalwell has an entire web page dedicated to a russian investigation. he's had trouble thus far getting republicans on board but he is hoping this latest incident will help him as he goes back to washington tomorrow. >> congress cannot be powerless. >> bay area congressional leaders are fired up following reports the president shared classified intelligence info with russian ambassadors last week. >> we cannot have the president of the united states being casually loose lipped. >> congressman jared huffman says the closed door nature of the meeting is problematic. >> the fact that he would have this meeting closed to the united states press corps, the world press corps, open apparently to state press for russia, and that he would divulge sensitive, classified information, it's yet another brick in the wall. >> swalwell says congress must
learn what was actually said. >> i want the administration to come to congress this week and tell us just exactly what was said. >> the president does have the power to declassify information. >> maybe he can retroactively declassify information to cleanup these messes he keeps getting into, but at some point it becomes so damaging to this country that congress has to step up. >> swalwell's introduced legislation calling for an independent commission to investigate russia's involvement in the 2016 election. he wants a special prosecutor and to freeze any change of policy towards russia while the investigation is open. but he needs the support of his republican colleagues, some 21 of them. in the east bay, katey utehs, "abc 7 news." >> new at 11:00, "abc 7 news" has learned an east bay mother arrested last year for a dui crash that killed a young boy has been arrested again.
on the left is yarenit malhan's arrest from last year. on the left the photo from the arrest last week. >> reporter: dan, it happened at this intersection. police say they found her lying on the ground. it is a third alcohol or drug related arrest for the woman who is married to an alameda county sheriff's deputy. pleasanton police were called to the intersection of the boulevard and bernard avenue friday afternoon. they found yarn i think malhan lying on the ground. she told the officers her back hurt so she took her to the hospital. afs she was medical clear officers arrested her for being drunk in public. in september she was arrested suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after a fatal crash in san ramon. police say her su virks hit a car that stopped on the shoulder of 680 after running out of gas. the impact killed tleel-year-old
elijah dunn who was stramd in his car seat in the disabled car. it was after that crash "abc 7 news" learned malihan had a previous dui arrest. she was pulled over in pleasanton in june with her 10-year-old child in the car and was charged with dui and child endangerment. the contra costa district attorney office has not filed charges yet in the fatal wreck that left the three-year-old boy dead. new details on vandalism attack that caused $10,000 in damage to a south bay preschool. police arrested leticiamonia on friday. "abc 7 news" was in san jose where the break-in happened earlier this month at the montessori cool. the damage was so extensive the school had to close for repairs. new details on a deadly taser incident in the north bay. the family of the man who died after being tasted by police is now demanding answers.
"abc 7 news" reporter lilian kim is live in roanoke park with the story. lilian. >> reporter: ama, branch roth dialed here at the budget inafter police shot him with a taser four years ago. his younger brother went through a similar situation. branch roth was 41 years old, a construction worker from cataldi. on friday a security guard at the budget inn called police to report roth was acting strangely. ramona park police say when they tried to bring him into custody he resisted. that's when they tailsed him and took him to the floor. moments later roth was dead. the attorney says the family is devastated. >> obviously police officers have a difficult job to do. no one discounts that. but their job is to help a situation, not to make it worse. as a result of the roanoke park police department becoming involved here my client's son is dead. >> the family is questioning whether the officers were properly trained and whether they followed federal guidelines. he represented roth's younger brother esa who was paid
$1.3 million after being tasted 23 times by sonoma county deputies. >> they say lightning doesn't strike twice, but here it has and second time lethal. >> reporter: the roanoke park, lilian came, "abc 7 news." a grassroots movement to win the freedom of a north bay man is gaining some support. ice is holding hugh owe mejia, an undocumented immigrant living here with his wife and three children. "abc 7 news" was in san rafael where congressman huffman joined other supporters for a rally today. his wife says on may 3 he left for his job at a construction project at travis air force base and never came home. >> translator: she is very afraid. she is afraid to be here alone with her children. >> air force base security contacted immigration officials after realizing they did not have a valid social security number for mejia. to nice ice provided this statement saying mejia, quote,
ununlawfully entered the u.s. after being previously deport in 2001. mr. mejia will remain in ice custody pending court proceedings. a fire that gutted a construction cite in 'em ore vil start in the exact same location as a fire that burned the construction site 10 months ago. the fire started earl ooep saturday morning. "abc 7 news" was on add line street today where crews dug through the wreckage. investigators say the fire started in a stairwell. they're reviewing surveillance video to see if it was set on purpose. the owner doesn't understand why someone would do this. he said it won't stop him. >> we have to take a deep breath and look at all of the needs of the building and what our insurance company says and what the city inspectors say. but we'll build it. >> when it is finished the building will have 105 apartments and be home to several community groups. all right. stay with us. a lot more to come, "abc 7 news at 11:00" continues with these new stories. tracing the source of that huge ransomware hack attack.
tonight the clues are pointsing in one direction. >> and it is a pirate shop on the outside, but on the inside it could be the secret to getting bay area kids to learn. and biometric baggage. checking in a bag at the airport is going high tech. i'm "abc 7 news" meteorologist sandhya patel. you may be dodging drops tomorrow at live doppler 7 is tracking a system. timeline coming up. thanks a lot. here is a look at what is coming up on jimmy kimmel live right after "abc 7 news." >> thanks, dan and ama. here is a look at tonight's show. don't over think it. >> we got you the crookedest pan.
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minneapolis/st. paul airport this summer. you tag your bag, pay your fee and smile with the camera. there is one catch. only travelers with valid passports can use them. delta believes it will cut check in time in half. proof that firefighters battle all kinds of elements. check out this gusher they dealt with in bay view district. you can see they took care of the problem, no must, no fuss. what a god picture. >> yeah. new at 11:00, imagine for a moment your child looking forward to homework, getting excited for all of that math and writing. >> well, sound impossible? maybe not when pirates enter the mix though. here is "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freedman. >> reporter: it is one of the strangest stores in san francisco. 826 valencia is the address and the name of an establishment with buried treasure that serves as a purveyor for pirates, creative pirates anyway. >> so if i want this? >> you have to give me a story,
a song, a dance or a rhyme. >> reporter: this is what happens when a nonprofit wants to open on a street zoned for retail. they invented the pirate motif as a hook in front while the real work happens in back when neighborhood kids show up every weekday afternoon. >> i want to be a doctor. >> well, i want to be an author. >> reporter: just imagine, a nonprofit making homework, math and especially writing so much fun that these kids want to be here. >> our goal is to transform students' relationship with writing, really to help them build confidence and pride in themselves as learners and as creative people and as owners and tellers of their own story. >> reporter: it is an environment with no computers or laptops, just pencils, papers, books and one-on-one tutoring from volunteers like kristen cosby who reads alike with marco twice a week. >> i get the satisfaction of watching them learn and grow. >> i'm joyful by having her. >> reporter: it is changing the future a word at a time, a kid
at a time, or maybe we should say pirating some stuff circumstances and turning them into hope. these kids profit. from the mission district, wayne freedman, "abc 7 news." now that is finding some real treasure in kids. that is a great idea. anything to motivate them, get them fired up about learning. >> we're getting fired up about the weather, or heating up anyway. >> wind seems to be calming down a little bit meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> that's right. the winds are easing. look at live doppler 7. we have clouds beginning to gather as the winds stopped blowing so strong. you will notice they're gusting still at sfo out of the southwest to 26. same thing with fairfield but earlier we had over 40 mile an hour wind gusts will temperatures right now in the 50s exempt los gatos, 44 degrees. here is a picture from ore emeryville camera. clouds will increase overnight, a few showers possible tomorrow and heating up by the end of the week. tomorrow morning when you get
going make sure to grab that jacket. it is going to start out breezy and cool. mid 40s to the low 50s. clouds will be gathering so it does start out pretty cloudy in the morning, and as you take a look at the hour-by-hour forecast, 8:00 a.m. could see an isolated shower or two. it is really a hit or miss shower around 10:00 a.m. in the north bay, and you will notice the trend continues until 1:00 p.m. really it could show up anywhere as the system is dropping down from vancouver island in the pacific northwest. it is late in the season, but it is not unheard of to see a shower or two in the evening hours tomorrow night. 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., and around 10:00 p.m. you will notice that the concentration is in the east bay and the south bay. as we head into the wee hours of wednesday morning shower chances diminish and we get basically sunnier skies for the afternoon hours and a warmer pattern begins on wednesday. tomorrow afternoon, it is not going to be warmer. it will be cooler inland. temperatures only will be in the 60s inland, along the coastline in the mid to upper 50s, so hang on to the extra layer for your
tuesday because you just will need it. if you are going to the giants game against the dodgers tomorrow night, cool enough, low to mid 50s, to where you do need that jacket to go out and just enjoy and be comfortable. friday it is not going to be very comfortable. it is going to be much warmer. if you don't like the heat, 90s inland, along the coastline 60s, 70s. warm to hot on saturday. we're going to crank the heat, those temperatures getting into the mid 90s for our hottest inland valleys and summer like heat inland you will notice on sunday. mid 90s there. along the coastline, 60s and 70s. here is a luke at the accuweather seven day forecast and a possibility of a few showers which is why it is a good idea to download the accuweather app. you can track the showers minute by minute with live doppler 7. if we get them. temperatatures are going up. transition on wednesday as we go upper 50s to mid 70s. comfortable thursday and the warming trend becomes very warm inland by friday. down right hot over the weekend,
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"abc 7 news" sports brought to you by river rock casino. john's picking up some steam, winning three straight for the first time this season. now, hunter pence placed on the 10-day dl with a strained hamstring. matt brought up from aaa. he came hoping to pilot the ship against the dodgers. a bunch of brandons, brandon crawford with double loin the line, brandon mccarthy. two on g men. broken bat infield single. corey seager throws it to mccarty who cuts it off. scores, nunez safe at second. posey facing grant day, see ya'.
buster ball game, seventh home run of the season, six of those in may. giants win fourth in a row with an 8-4 victory. in seattle, three game set, sean mania back, struggled in first. giving up a bases loaded walk to former a. he walked gamble two batters later and m's take a 2-0 lead like that. second inning. runner at first. nelson cruise crushes for 9th home run of the year. allowed four runs on first two batters he faced. the a's fall 6-5. big news today in the nba agency the fallout from kawhi leonard's injury last night that involved zaza pachulia. leonard is hout for game two tomorrow night. here is the play. leonard goes up for a shot. the nba rule states defender has to leave space for him to come down in the same spot he went up. well, zaza reaches out, turns
his head towards the basket and foot slips under leonard's and reinjured his left ankle, having to leave the game with 21 point lead. gregg popovich as you can imagine claimed it was a dirty play. >> we're up 23 points in the third quarter against golden state. and kawhi goes down, like that. and you want to know if our chances are less? and you want to know how we feel? that's how we feel. >> i really feel bad for the guy. i wish he -- it didn't happen. i'm not a dirty player. i just love this game and i'm playing hard. that's how i was taught since day one, honestly. so that's what i've been doing and that's my last comment about it. >> all right. in the east game seven celtics and wizards, winners get the cavs. bradley beal did his part for washington. 38 points, five threes, wizards up 2 at the half. celtics tied in the third. marcus mark beats jaylin brown, amazing bucket. he had nine.
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