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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. jurors are deciding whether to put torres to death. he was convicted of murdering a teenager. thank you for joining us. >> emotional testimony is expected featuring family and friends and psychiatrists. >> abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live with the latest, matt? >> reporter: yes, and that testimony is taking place right now. both the prosecution and the defense say that will be a very difficult decision for the jury to make. the prosecution, however, is pushing for the death penalty. the defense is pushing for the prison, life in prison without
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the possibility of parole. he was convicted of murdering sierra lamar after kidnapping her. they started with the penalty phase this morning telling the jury what to expect to hear from the witnesses, friends, family, her teacher, and others. the prosecutor said the only appropriate verdict is the death penalty. the defense attorney, brian matthe matthews, will hear from torres' family, his rough childhood, and mother of the two kids about what a caring father he is. the defense was disappointed in the jury's verdict, but conceded his life is in their hands. >> if the defense wants to create lingering doubt about what could have happened to sierra lamar, and is that lingering doubt enough to suggest that life without the responsibility of parole is the best option under these circumstances. >> reporter: the prosecution says they will also discuss two incidents from the past where garcia torres had a
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confrontation with police and punched a man involved with his sister. the penalty phase could last weeks depending how long the jury deliberates. live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. a bomb threat forced the closure of a san fracisco school for infants and preschoolers. they notified the t this morning they received a bomb threat over the phone. officers cleared the school, searched it, and declared the all clear. a message sent out to parents to pick up their children. the school is still closed for the day, and the investigation is ongoing. new details out of the north bay. good news for the missing 12-year-old girl. police say treasure anderson has been found safe. officers looked for her since yesterday when she vanished on the way home from school. the police department postedage update this morning on its twitter page thanking everyone for getting the word out. new this morning, police are
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investigating another car fire in the east bay. this time, in rodeo. you can see a van parked on the side of railroad avenue near 3rd street. the fire gutted it. this follows a string of car fires in the east bay last week. police arrested a suspect over the weekend for those. no word yet on whether this latest fire is connected. today, the families of ten people who died in oakland's ghost ship fire filed a lawsuit against the building's owner and manager. 36 people died in the december 2nd fire. several families filed individual lawsuits claiming the fire was a fire trap and owners and leaseholders ignored safety hazards. the building converted illegally into a living area. records show fire fighters were called to inspect the property, but citations were never issued. developing news, a movement growing to support a man detained by i.c.e. he's a married father of three and a documented immigrant. abc 7 news was in san rafael yesterday apt the rally, pushing
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to get him released, and in front of a judge before being deported to mexico. he went to a construction job three weeks ago and never came home. >> translator: i can't explain how i felt that day. it's very terrible. >> i.c.e. provided a statement saying that he, quote, unlawfully entered the u.s. after being previously deported in 2001. he will remain in i.c.e. custody pending court proceedings. new developments from washington. president trump is under fire following reports that he released highly classified information to top russian officials. the president is defending his right to disclose the sensitive intelligence, but as abc reports, that's not stopping the fallout on capitol hill and with our allies overseas. >> it's a great honor. >> reporter: today, the president's defense. president trump not denying the explosive report that he shared
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highly classified information with russia's foreign minister and ambassador in the oval office. instead, defending his absolute right to do it. tweeting, he wanted to share facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety for humanitarian reasons, plus, i want russia to greatly step up the fight against isis and terrorism. >> we had a very, very successful meeting with the foreign minister of russia. our fight is against isis. >> reporter: the "washington post" classifies intelligence about an isis plot in syria, information given gi a u.s. partner, so sensitive that not even alis have access to it. this morning, the national security adviser, hr mcmaster making a rare appearance to down play the report. >> what the president discussed with the foreign minister was wholly appropriate to that conversation and is consistent with the routine sharing of information. >> reporter: capitol hill lawmakers on both sides demanding to know what was said. >> if the report is, indeed, true, it would mean the
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president may have badly damaged our national security. >> reporter: senate majority leader mcconnell on bloomberg. >> we could have a little less drama from the white house. >> reporter: others paying attention. >> mind boggling to me we share this highly sensitive information putting at risk very important relationships. >> reporter: the russian government called the "washington post" story nonsense. members of congress asked for a white house briefing. abc news, washington. new details now out of uc santa cruz where students took over an administration building as part of a protest this month. they told the sental that no longer feel safe working. they said they feel, quote, terrorized, which the university characterized as peaceful. the african black student alliance organized the demonstration and threaten to reoccupy the building if demands are not met by the call. they are asking for guaranteed housing for african black caribbean students at the themed
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house among other things. they issued a statement to abc 7 news saying "our community safety is always our top priority, and we continue to talk with staff about how we can prepare them for disruptions and any emergencies." heads up, heading for lunch this afternoon? may have a stray shower or two. the golden gate bridge is cloudy and gray there. mike nicco is tracking rain chances where you live. mike? >> it's centered on an area of clear lake, and you can see a little radar return there. i looked at the ground reports, and so far, nothing reaching, so some sprinkles will be possible in the area as it slides south into places like vieljo, crossing the delta into the highway 4 region and discovery bay. the big story is the cold front up to the north. when that comes in this afternoon in the evening hours, we have a better chance of stray showers. this is how it looks from mount tam.
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a stray shower at 3:00, that chance of a stray shower, a few scattered showers increase from 6:00 to 8:00. notice temperatures barely making it into the low to mid-60s. an hour by hour look where rain develops in your neighborhood, and the 90s in the forecast. >> can't believe it, thanks, mike. yes, the raiders are leaving oakland, but put that aside for a moment and talk about the a's. thousands of special offer tickets sold since last tickets, so much, in fact, the a's shut down the deal for the month of june. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in oakland. great to hear news like this. >> reporter: natasha, this surpassed expectations. the last couple years they offered the deal, they sold 500 passes. this year? just since thursday, they sold 2,000. here's how it works. you can still get in on the deal. you have a few hours left for the month of june. you can buy a pass for $19.99.
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that's about $20, yes. with the pass, attend every home game. you might be in standing room only, but you get to watch the game. if not sold out, you get a seat. it's a sweet deal costing $5 more than a single game ticket. fans figured it out. they are scooping up the deals, which caught executives a bit out of guard. >> the excitement and the demand was just off the charts. we were totally surprised, and, you know, this is the third year doing it, and really what happened is fans are understanding the environment around the coliseum and the fan experiences improved since the new president came on. >> reporter: they are cutting off sales tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. after that, there's a a waiting list, and if people opt out in july and august, the wait list has the chance to buy. there's a link on and find the link there how to buy the passes. you still have time. they will shut it down tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. live in oakland, amy hollyfield,
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abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you p. next door to the coliseum, fans will pack oracle arena for game two in the western finals between the doves and spurs. >> inside the oracle arena, it's a sea of gold and blue thanks to the t-shirts with the words "dubs standout" on every seat. the star player suffered a twisted ankle, and the spurs coach is critical for the warriors for that particular play. the game begins at 6:00 p.m. tonight on the sister station, espn. pride and warriors all over social media. take a look. we want your photos and videos as well. use the #dubson7 when you them and you may see them here or on our website. a lot of cute ones. why bart hit brakes on plans to crackdown on seat hogs. cancer detection? women with breast implants, a
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hidden health danger and wha
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>> a water main break had crews busy on treasure island this morning with the water pooling up there, creating muddy conditions and closed down some of the streets. the san francisco fire department says they have cleared the scene. bart's plan to crackdown on seat hogs is short lived. the ordnance became formal last fall. it's now against the rules for
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passengers to take up more than a single seat, but according to the chronicle, it's never been enforced, and it may never be. bart says it's waiting for an enforcement policy to be approved by the board. the board is waiting for the police department to recommend a strategy. bart's new police chief is set to start next week. new details this morning on that massive global ransomware attack, a mountain view cyber security firm said there's clues pointing to north korea as the culprit. experts say the code the hackers used is similar to the one used in attacks against sony pictures. also, at least two international banks of the those attack were all linked to north korea. friday's attack crippled more than 300,000 computers in more than 150 countries. a bay area power couple helps students reach the dream of going to college. what the zuckerbergs are doing so many young americans can make the agreed. also, a shopping diagnosis for hundreds of women, new concerns their breast implants gave them cancer. what doctors want you to know. a live look outside right
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now from our mount tam camera. you can see cloudiness in the area now, that's a change. anything in store in the way of showers or rain for you? mike nicco has the forecast coming up.
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thanks for sticking around, this is the rest of the forecast, one with big changes in it, and it all has to start with the winds. i overlayed them in live doppler 7, gusty again, keeping temperatures below average, seems like almost the entire month. we're at 23, and 20 in fairfield, and 29 at sfo.
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17 in san carlos, and 17 everywhere other than the south bay right now. look what they did to the temperatures. we are still in the mid-50s to low 60s. make sure you dress accordingly if you head out for lunch. this is the roof camera. in fact, look at the trees there. they are swaying in the winds. you can also see the clouds moving, the wind is so fast. breezy and gray and a chance of showers, that's the first headlig highlight, warmer weather arrives this weekends. talking temperatures over the next couple hours. not warming. 56 at the coast, 59 in san francisco, the rest of us are 52-57 degrees. in fact, what's beginning to happen out and about on the bay? breezy north of the bay bridge, east of the golden gate, small craft advisory, winds up to 35 miles per hour. choppy there. heading out, walking the dog, not too hot, exercising, not a lot of sun, but wear the sunscreen. you can get built on an overcast
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day. we took game one of the three game set, take today's game, no big deal, right? dodgers and giants at at&t park. just as chilly and breezy as last night, 54 down to 53, stray sprinkle, but will not stop the game nor delay it. tonight, clearing takes place as the cold front rolls through, 46 in santa rosa, and the clouds are upper 40s to low 50s. the low is north right now. the storm track pushes it to the sier sie sierra at noon, a few radar returns falling apart, sprinkles until 4:00, and cold front rolls in after the evening commute ends. you can see a few more scat ered green marks, but looks like, yeah, not a lot out there. it's in the higher elevations, and by tomorrow morning, it's gone. now, if we see anything measurable, he's the cities i'm looking at, ben loman before the
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commute, and south of the bridge, a little rain. once this passes, check out the wild swing in temperatures, 50s, 60s, 70s tomorrow, 80s, thursday, and 70s, 80s, 90s saturday and sunday, two hottest days in the forecast. >> several seasons in one week. thank you. >> you bet. >> thank you. new concerns for women who get breast implants. they linked implants to cancer. jessica castro from abc 7 mornings has a woman's alarming story. >> reporter: nearly 400,000 women get breast implants in the u.s. every year, and now widely shared story in the "new york times" raises major health concerns. stacy boone was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, but she never suspected her breast implants ere to blame. >> i thought i had the flu. i was having hot flashes, severe sweating under my armpit, there were not only one, but four
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bumps in the lymph nodes. she was diagnosed with alcl. she's not alone. the fda says in six years, there's been 359 reports of possible breast implant associated cancer. including nine deaths. >> there may be something about the texture of the implant inducing some inflammation causing the cancer, but it's currently not well understood why it happens. >> reporter: it's a very rare and potentially deadly form of cancer that affects cells in the immune system found around the breast implant. >> now, this type of cancer has been more associated with this type of textured or gummy bear implant versus the smooth kind. ask, will it be under the muscle, most are, and if you're getting silicon, will you need some kind of imaging follow-up. >> i had my implants done in the early '90s, and i was never told that i needed to go back and have them checked every so many
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years. >> reporter: there's good news for stacy. after chemotherapy and stem cell transplant, she's in remission, and next month is two years cancer-free. the fda does not have exact guidelines how much you should check your implants, but talk to the doctor for an individualized monitoring plan. symptoms of alcl include redness, pain, swelling, or asemitry in one breast, but it is generally treatable. jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> texture of the implant, new information. very interesting, jessica, thank you. new this morning, the facebook ceo and his wife are using the billions to do more good. this time for students. the couple announced plans for the charity, the initiative to partner with the college board to help rural and low income students to prepare for college through advanced placement courses and standardized test prep.
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it's slated to last two years. the charity has not disclosed how much funding it's offering up. a question for you parents, what do your kids do when they see a bounce house? >> go in and go crazy. >> not this. >> up next, this little dude who is too cool for the bounce castle.
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come k up at 4:00, this is an unusual fruit that could be the new substitute that gets you on your way to plant based diet. and the best blenders tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. michael has machines that get the job done and fit within the budget. we know most kids love bounce houses, right? they tumble, jump. >> not everyone. this cool little dude is not having any of it. 2-year-old parker is completely noncha lant about the whole thing. do, do, do, this is at a party in connecticut. >> keeps the hands in the pockets, just casually bouncing up and down, no big deal. parker's uncle poepsed this on youtube saying, quote, i'll never be as cool as my 2-year-old nephew in the bounce house. >> the outfit, just the demeanor in the bounce. espn analyst, right? >> looked great. well-dressed, but that means you are shy if you put hands in your
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pocket. >> oh? >> let's help we have bounce in our step with the warriors and giants there. there's always a sports angle, and weather okay? >> 6:00. >> no showers? >> you'll be fine. >> all right. have a good one. bye bye!
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