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fan off the plane in handcuffs.o thery ising to break into the cockpit of a flight from los angeles to honolulu. he had a laptop with him as he tried to open the cockpit door. all the passengers are safe. two hawaii national guard fighter jets were scrambled to escort that jet into hawaii. the fbi is interviewing everybody on board that plane. >> now to developing news we first told you about with the mobile alert from the abc7 news pp,eicol investigating shots fired during a cosco smash-and-grab robbery. >> that happened at the danville costco and it's the second time in two weeks the thieves have targeted this particular costco and they have gotten away with jewelry. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow live with the details on the investigation. melanie? >> reporter: larry and alma, the suspect entered this costco armed with a hammer and a gun as their get away driver waited outside. danville police outside this costco after the second
smash-and-grab in two weeks. >> another one, crazy. >> veryor nareay.ma it's frightening you could go into a costco and something like this could happen. >> reporter: a danville spokesperson costco employee tried to intervene, the suspect fired a gun. no one was hurt. you can see an ambulance escorting a customer who was treated for shock. early last week three men wearing hoodies and one in a ski mask entered the store at closing time. one acted as a look out while the other two smashed the jewelry with a hammer. this time everyone got away. th hopped in a silver camry with paper plates. >> a hammer and firearm and two roll exwatches. ep r>>r:teor released the description over scanners.
>> a light mask, pblre inbl] f a ski mask. >> reporter: as investigators process the crime scene, employees directed traffic lettingmewer closedus for c the time being. >> hope they catch them. >> reporter: it is unclear whether surveillance cameras outside could help investigators. in danville, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> four people are hospitalized aftert in the oakland hills. the impact was so violent, the engine ended up in the driver's lap. as abc7 news reporter amy holly field tells u neighbors voice concern over tetch of road. >> reptrorter:ha i st ttook fir fighters nearly two hours to pull the victims out of this crashed car. they had to use the jaws of life, hydraulic equipment and win much systems to get to the . >> the last person we extricated, the legs were pinned und underneath thee car was on the against a tree so it was difficult to work on the vehicle. >> reporter: the car up rooted a tree when it crashed. crews had to move the cara way
from the tree to get to their patient. one fire fighter even climbed into the back seat th o the effort. watch as the car is flipped off its side while the fire fighter is inside. they also had to sheer the roof off the car all while a man and woman could be heard moaning in painic coming up the hill high rate of speed, playing loud music. >> reporter: security guard davisodthinad hg was going to h when he saw the car on redwood road just before 3:30 this morning. he watched as at driver did a fast u-turn then seconds later heard the crash. he was the first one on the scene. >> the compartment, a lot of yelling and screaming. >> reporter: a total of four people were inside. the call came in at 3:25. they were all rescued by 5:15. people who live road say they constantly worry about its curves and steep hills. >> i'm not surprise the. i see a lot of fast cars coming down the hill. every time i make the turn in, i'm cautious before i make that
turn because i don't want the cars to hit me and my family. >> reporter: police officers say the ages of the victims range from 18 to 22. they do think the car was speeding. they are still investigating on whether drugs and alcohol were involved. in oakland, amy holly field, abc7 news. house canyon road in fremonte injured at 5:45 this morning. sky 7 was over the crash shortly after it happened on a bridge. both lanes were closed while paramedics worked on the two victims. one major injuries. house canyon road fully reopened just before 8:00 this morning. >> in san jose, the red cross is now helping two families who escaped from a burning home this morning. sky 7 captured some incredible video here before fire crews ardcaveridth ot anoue summer s south of the city's almlu neighborhood. chris nguyen has more on the other problem left behind from the fire. >> reporter: you could see black
smoke pouring into the sky. in the aftermath, a homeowner grateful to be alive. >> i heard some popping outside the house. so, when i checked, i saw smoke and that's why i started calling everybody that there's fire. >> reporter: fire crews respond ed just after 11:00 this morning to a one alarm fire on summer street just east of interstate 680. two familieho w this home were able to escape without injury. neighbors applauding the san jose fire department in their quick response from preventing the fire from spreading. >> i got out. all i heard was fire. my aunt and my cousin woke up and they just told us to evacuate. >> reporter: on the other end of the street, a growing frustration, residents having to deal with a broken water main. some stuck with nowhere to go. >> two hours later wtha am i supposed to do? i can't walk to my defendant napgs. i have to wait until they clear it up so i can get on the road. >> reporter: the san jose water company tells us the break likely happened as fire crews
caused a -- abc7 news was there as the water company began repair. the water has been shut off for now. officials hope to have the mains fixed within the hour. a chaotic day for residents who got a little more heat than they wanted. >> a lot of people need to go to work or family visiting where somebody was sick or technically just other reasons that cannot get out, that's the main thing we were concerned. >> reporter: theseau c remains investigation. in san jose, chris nguyen, abc7 news. >> a scare today at a south san jose charter school was likely a hoax. police evacuated bridges academy on mclauchlin avenue at 8:30 this morning after a custodian found a back pack at the center of the school with a bottle inside labeled l nitroglycerin. they called the bomb squad which removed the bottle that contained a suspicious liquid. >> the device or bottle has been collected by the bomb squad. we have that in our custody.
now we're going do to do a methodical search every nook and cran i of the school to make sure we don't have anything else here. >> the students returned to class this afternoon. police haven't said what was in the bottle. officers plan to review surveillance video to see if they can identify a suspect. >> a 14-year-old boy with ten, yes, ten outstanding warrants was arrested in the north bay after a high speed chase. it started at 2:00 this morning. roen ert park police said the teen was driving a stolen car and had two teen passengers with him. the chase got to up 100 miles per hour until he hit a center median. the driver was found to have ten no-bail arrest warrants and he was booked into juvenile hall. >> turning now to the weather and all the heat outside certainly fet ityof iday.u this is a live look from our mount tam camera where you can see it is fairly clear. it was a little hazy out there today. but sunny. >> and what a day at lake merritt. cr j is eoaankl oldest
wildlife refuge in america. >> wow. >> not so wild. that's why you have to watch the news, alma. not so wild today, pretty calm, pristine water there. just about per expect. spencer christian here now with a perfectly hot forecast. >> perfectly hot is right, larry. it's been holt in many locations. it is going to be even hotter in many spots tomorrow. here's a live look at doppler 7. you can see the sunny skies we just described. here's a look at the 24-hour temperature change. anywhere from 4 to 9 degrees warmer in most bay area locations now than it was this time yesterday. and these are the highs so far. these are not the final official highs yet. 92 in gilroy 91 concord 91 in ukaiah, nearly 90 at fairfield, antioch, san jose, napa, santa rosa. oakland so far high of 80, san francisco 75 and as we look ahead the next few days there is not much relief in sight. it is going to be just as hot inland the next three days as it salhathou bgh we may see slight
down near the coast and in our bay side communities. i'll give you a complete look at the accuweather seven-day forecast in a few minuteses. larry? >> all right, spencer, wee numbers out in the stomach virus in the south bay. 17 schools in san jose of students sick with the stomach virus. more than 420 children have been reported ill. symptoms usually only last 24 to 48 hours. the district is having each campus sanitized daily. more than two dozen cases have also been reported in santa cruz. >> a long-held tradition played out in oakland today. >> to uphold the constitution -- >> abc7 news was there as 17 new police officers received their badges at the scottish right center. it was graduation day for o.p.d.'s 176 agent academy class and the first for chief kirkpatrick. they now have 167 officers. the chief told abc7 news today she's still recruiting.
theloa gs i 794 officers. >> if your weekend plans take you through s.f.o., expect some delays. that project may push back flight times again. crews are going to be working on s.f.o.'s second longest runway. it will be closed starting tonight at 11:00 through monday morning at 8:00. airport officials say they are trying to minimize inconvenience to customers. the delay could average one to two hours. be sure to check your flight status. the good news is they have consolidated the remaining work and eliminated future weekend closures. >> well, there is outrage after two puppies were found dead and eight other dogs were rescued from a hot car in concord. plus. >> are you ready to fight? >> on strike, tens of thousands of at&t workers walking off the job. so, how will that affect you? >> and the no parking signs are up and the preparations are underway for thisweekend's beta breakers run what you need to know if you're in san francisco
they're very tiny and we had a chance to visit with them and their mom at their kennel here in the contra costa animal services office in martinez. shelter officials say the dogs were discovered closed up in the car wednesday in the 4700 block of clayton road. you can look at them right therein side the animal shelter. police were called and rescued all nine and rushed them to a vet's office. two of the puppies didn't make it. a 55-year-old concord man was taken into custody and booked on animal neglect charges. the surviving dogs are healthy and active and as you see here, one of them especially in the back is very active. they are currently under the care of county veterinarians who will also try to figure out exactly what the cause of death was. >> we think that, you know, our exhaustion. however, our veterinarians are going to be performing a necropsy on them to see if it was heat exhaustion or something else. >> reporter: now, it is another warm day here in the east bay and that means another reminder
from animal services that animalons d shut up in cars with the windows rolled up, not even for a short time. also, these dogs in the shelter are not up for adoption because they have an owner, but animal care does want to find them temporary foster care and get them out of the shelter which will help with their development and thanks once again to klay cord for turning us into the story. it is another warm day, not a cloud in the sky here in martinez. so, if you do have pets home, this is youtr hint to please tae care of them, keep them cool and watered this summer. live in martinez, eric thomas, abc7 news. >> all right, eric, thank you. and now a news conference is getting underway right now in the amber alert that was issued this afternoon. >> maybe you saw the a.m. bert alert on your phone. let's listen in live in san francisco. >> it is very early stages. so, the importance of this as you can understand is our concern for the child. we have ave cheonot mcernedr an get the child back to the father as quickly as possible. but a lot of the information, a lot of the questions that you
have we still have as well and we won't have many of those answers until we can speak to the father. >> [ inaudible ]? >> yes. if you could look at the picture here, you can see the little boy next to what appears to be lamb. >> what is the date of that picture? >> very recent. >> where was that? >> in men low. >> [ inaudible ]? >> that is still being confirm. i dontwat nything out. this is reese ent. i want the public to be aware this gentleman and this child could be anywhere right now. >> mr.lahe oes mr. lamb live and where might he go? >> we're looking at all of that. >> if this is helpful, the amber alert is currently for the entire bay area. so, please, if anyone has any informion, if anyone sees this person, this child, the vehicle, please contact 911 immediately. >> how long has he had the child before he was due back? >> i'll tell you what we do
know. those are part of the questions i tolod answer. the mother came to the police department last night saying that the child had not been returned. part of our investigation is to determine exactly when the child was supposed to be back. right now our main concern is the safety of the child. all of those details we will gather once we have secured the safety of the child. >> any time there is a child abduction that involves a family member, the district attorney's office is the lead agency. >> why is that? >> that's how the statute is defined in the state of california. that's how we do it here in san francisco. >> are you guys worried mr. lamb might be a danger to his child? >> again, there was some erratic behavior which gave us some great concern. that is why we implemented the amber alert. so, please, if anyone has any information please contact 911. >> if people see him do they need to be careful? >> i would always urge people to contact the authorities and contact 911 any time they have any information. this is no different in this situation.
please contact 911. >> [ inaudible ]. >> again, we're still in the process of investigating this case and it would not be prudent of me to make statements that we don't know the answers ttao 911 any information. and i think that's pretty much all we're going to be able to say at this point unfortunately. so -- >> [ inaudible ]? right now -- to this if there is any more breaking news. ic ypth wtan story herejust from the beginning. police are looking for b0-year-old jasonam l francisco. they believe he abducted his one-year-old son makai kbaa.ng this afternoon and law enforcement is looking for a vehicle, a 2000 toyota corolla with a license plate 5 sey 238. this is an active amber alert and we'll keep you posted just as soon as we get any new information. >> all right. we are keeping tabs on that.
spencer is also keeping a close watch on our weather because it is quite, i'd even call it hot today. >> oh, it's hot. it's going to remain hot a few more days, especially in our inland areas. even some locations right around the bay shore, hot. here's a look at live doppler 7. sunny skies across the bay area right now, although you can see a little bit of fog offshore. and it is going toeov m up to the coast line during the overnight areas and push out locally over the bay. right now it is bright and sunny as you can see from our east bay hills camera over the bay. currently 58 degrees in san francisco after a high so fan ir thoakland 79, mountain view 87 n jose a sizzling 91 at bay. here's the view from mount tam looking down on the bay. 86 in santa rosa, napa 87, 90 at novato, 88 at livermore, it's .nd ar wtylainm golden gate from our sutro tower, hint hint, no fog coming through the golden gate. we'll see some during the evening hours. our forecast features are these.
foggy conditions at the bay overnight. hot inland the next three days. cooling area wide begins next tuesday and continues later in the week. here is our forecast animation tonight. 9:00, 10:00 we'll see areas of fog returning to the coast line. overnight pushing locally across the bay. by 3:00 tomorrow afternoon the fog will have pulled back from the coast line and away from the coast in many locations. it is still going to be a fairly warm day even at the coast tomorrow. overnight lows will generally be in the low to mid 50s. some locations up in the north bay valleys may drop into the upper 40s, but generally it will be mild overnight and t it o wa again tomorrow. look for highs in the 70s on the coast, mid to upper 80s around the bay. mid 90s in the warm est inland locations. and as we look at the high temperature trend moving ahead to beta breakers on sunday, it's going to be a nice warm day. early in the morning here in san francisco where the race takes plce, we'll have mainly sunny skies. temperatures in the 50s which is good for runners, but it is
going to warm up after 10:00 a.m. so you might want to get your running in early. we'll look at the temperature trend sunday. same range of highs we'll see tomorrow, perhaps not quite so warm, but it will still be hot inland with highs in the low to mid 90s. also low to mid 90s inland on monday. then on tuesday the cooling begins area wide. we'll see highs at the coast just barely reaching 60. we'll see 70s around the bay and some 80s inland, but the 90s will be go.ne accuweather seven-day forecast. hot inland once again, i emphasize saturdayt ndll remain inland on monday. but notice there will be a drop in temperatures of several degrees by monday around the bay and on the coast line. then on tuesday everybody cools down and that pattern continues late into next week. by next friday we'll see (announcer vo) when you have type 2 diabetes there's a moment of truth. and now with victoza® a better moment of proof. victoza® lowers my a1c and blood sugar better than the leading branded pill,
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abc7 news was in san francisco where you can see employees nicketing fnt othe a it store at powell and market. wireless workers, wire line workers and directv chniansnd t communications workers of americas union will strike three days. we saw pick et cetera in fremont anni udnionon says the main iss are commissions and health benefits. they say some retail stores could be closed this weekend because of the strike. an at&t spokesman said the company will continue working hard to serve customers. quinte san francisco event, beta breakers happening 40,000 runne times that many spectators. kristen sze is here with everything you need to know about the race. >> who knows, it's going to be a nice day, too, right? brgineakers, ill be the 106th the longest consecutively run race in the world. but one look at the scenes fro a mobile costume party, if you will. today runners stopped at the
expo at pier 35 to pickup race packets or register in person. expo is open again cheom tckor in fitness technology and nutrition. meantime, san francisco police as they did last year are now spreading the word that alcohol is strictly banned along with floats, bags that are not clear, and anything with wheels. this year's theme, summer of love to mark 50 years since the social movement tt began in san francisco. >> at ocean beach where we have our finish line festival, we're going to have an all san francisco-based band playing music in the morning and afternoon. >> and here is the 7 1/2 mile course that starts at howard and main and ends along ocean beach. be warned some streetsnd muni lines will be affected. b.a.r.t. and cal train will offer extended hours. for complete information on the race, street closures and transit updates go to our website abc7news.com. larry and alma? >> kristen,nk you. san francisco rec andha t park program for teenagers just won a
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and help make tomorrow possible. ♪ you're only a day away. >> announcer: live where you live, this is abc7 news. >> and here are the stories making headlines at 4:30. an amber alert has been issued for a baby that was abducted by his father in san francisco. authorities across the bay are looking for 30-year-old jason lamb. he could be driving a tan 2000 toyota corolla. he is accused of taking his son, one-year-old makai bangora. they say he may be suicidal. if you see him do not approach, 911. melanie woodrow tweeted from costco where robbers fired shots. two people in hoodies smashed
jewelry cases with hammers then took off in a car. one person was treated for shock. this is just in. senate leaders said fbi director james comey will testify before the intelligence committee. this comes hours after "the new york times" reported the president contacted russian officials after firing comey. the president told them that comey was, quote, crazy, a real nut job. and, quote, i faced great pressure because of russia. that's taken off. mr. trump just began the first foreign trip of his presidency. five countries in eight days, all of this while there is still plenty of scandals here home. abc7 news reporter maggie live in washington with the latest. maggie? >> reporter: larry, in the middle of all this breaking news happening, just today like you said, president trump is off on his very first foreign trip as commander in chief. looks like it might be a doozie e, five countries in eight days. hoping to put this week's scandal behind him, president trump takes off on his first foreign trip as tomwe ceting hey
protecting american interests. that's what i like to do. it may be what he likes to do, butis laundry list of goals, like seeking peace in the middle east and ending islamic terrorism will be facing an uphill battle, both from abroad and ate. very significant moment in american's history. >> reporter: back to back scandals continue to rock the white house. >> does anybody have any questions? [ laughter ] >> reporter: just this week, accusations that president trump leaked classified material to the russians. then a memo from former fbi director james comey claiming the president tried to interfere in the federal investigation into russian election meddling. the next day, an announcement that a new special counsel will take the lead on that investigation and look into possible connections between russia and the trump campaign. the investigation is already underway and now the washington post is reporting that someone close to the president has been identified as a person of interest. >> i think the american people
are still puzzled and we're still divided. >> reporter: the man who appointed the special counsel, deputy attorney rod rosenstein spent a second day in a row briefing lawmakers behind closed doors. >> i thought it was informative. >> hopefully now we can move forward. the american people wants us to do things for them. >> reporter: as we just heard, that latest piece of breaking news coming in, former fbi director james comey has agreed to testify before congress in an open session. we are expecting that to happen sometime after memorial day. in washington, maggie, abc7 news. larry? >> maggie, can you put into perspective how important is this trip for president trump given all the scandals that are floating around here at home? >> reporter: larry, the word around the newsroom is this trip could be the defining moment of a presidency. five major countries in just eight days, these are countries like israel, saudi arabia, ones with complicated relationships with the united states and the
region. it will certainly be testing president trump's diplomatic skills. the entire world will be watching in the middle of these scandals. it's a lot of pressure. >> thank you, maggie, live in washington. >> anthony weiner could be going to prison with a sexting scandal. weiner cried and apologized as he pleaded guilty in court today after transmitting sexual material to a minor. exchanged lewd messages with the teenager from north carolina. he could go to prison up to 27 months. he also has to register as a sex offender. prosecutors in sweepd enare dropping their rape allegations against julian assange. he pumped his fist from a balcony in the embassy in london. he is still facing arrest. he may be extradited to the u.s. on espionage charges. >> murder charges against the man of steering his car right into pedestrians on a crowded
manhattan sidewalk. he hit nearly two dozen people, one person was killed. abc7 reporter has the latest the snoosh richard rojas appeared in court on friday after police say he deliberately pulled a u-turn in times square and started plowing down pedestrians. >> he waited for those cars to pass and he accelerated, striking down these pedestrians. that goes to a state of mind and his motivation. >> reporter: surveillance video now piecing together a time line. investigators say rojas left his house at 10:30, and drove straight to times square. >> we have a car running people over. >> reporter: 18-year-old elissa and her 13-year-old sister among the first victims. elissa did not survive. her sister now in the hospital with a collapsed lung. >> the screaming and hearing the engine revving and it was just all so quick. because before screams, the revving and then the impact. >> reporter: witnesses describing him as crazed, he
told police he smoked marijuana laced with pcp. extra concrete barricades are now in place on several blocks where police say rojas kept accelerating until he crashed. >> he actually goes underneath the scaffold. parts of his car, the side-view mirror, license plates are falling off as he's striking these pedestrians. people are being dragged. they're on top of the car. >> reporter: seven victims are still in the hospital. the next step now, detectives will be searching the home of richard rojas talking to his family looking for some kind of clue as to why he may have done this. emily rau, abc news, new york. >> moments ago crews removed the fourth and final confederate memorial in new orleans. workers had tied ropes on a towering 25 foot statue of general robert e. lee this afternoon. the bronze figure of the confederal army is the most prominent of the four statues sitting atop a 65-foot fed stal. crews began removing the
memorial at the insistence of the mayor who sclamd they celebrated white supremacy. >> you may not have to register the drone. the federal appeals court struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and model aircraft to register those devices. this rule went into place in 2015 in response to a growing reports of drones that were flying up near aircraft. today the ruling cited federal law that prohibits the faa from issuing any rules that cover model aircraft. >> colin kaepernick is going down in history or at least part of it. we'll explain. >> plus getting a head start on the weekend. and it is going to be a warm one. >> you might want to head to santa cruz beach which is looking good right now. it will be a nice warm spot through the weekend as well. i'm spencer christian. i'll have the accuweather forecast coming up. >> i'm michael finney, #askfinney is just ahead. i'm still taking your questions on twitter and facebook. post
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of their pets. >> distraction is a big part of it. the other thing, though, there are some people that know their dog is doing it and they pretend they don't see it and you can see they're pretending. >> the s.p.c.a. will handout free pop bags during dog adoptions. they will have information on picking up dog waste. dog owners can be fined $320 for not immediately picking up their dog's business. >> come on, people. >> do it. >> get that done. a live look now from the santa cruz beach tower cam. why aren't we doing this broadcast from the beach? >> toes in the water. >> exact through. warm temps. matt keller was in santa cruz getting a head start on his weekend. >> reporter: there's really no such thing as perfect, but how else would you describe the weather in santa cruz today? >> beautiful out here. really nice. >> i love the scenery. >> reporter: surfers, kayakers, stand up paddleboarders, taking
advantage of the plentiful sunshine and lack of crowds. however they know the weekend will be different. >> perfect weather. >> it will be busy. the earlier you go, less people. got to get here early. >> reporter: sea lions won't be the only one r ones lounging around this weekend. temperatures in the 90s and spots in the bay area means people will flock to santa cruz where temperatures are forecasted to hit the mid to upper 70s. you may see sea otters snacking on food in the water. and you'll definitely see tourists filling up the restaurants and businesses in the area like the brothers seafood on the wharf. >> it's been a rough winter with all the rain, all the storms coming through. when the sun comes out it definitely bring out the crowd. >> reporter: santa cruz beach board walk opened at noon today and opened all weekend long. you can expect a lot of crowds there as well. so, if you want a spot in the sand just like me, you're just going to have to arrive here early in the day. in santa cruz, matt keller, abc7 news. >> i hope he slathered on the
sun screen. >> i am so jealous, just so jealous. spencer christian, what are you doing this weekend, you going to the beach? >> i'm going to apply some sun screen and hang out somewhere. here's a look at live doppler 7. i don't know if it's going to be the beach or inland. probably the beach because inland is going to be hot. we'll see low clouds and fog at the beach pushing -- at the coast pushing locally out over the bay. low temperatures will be mainly in the low to mid 50s. then tomorrow sunny and hot inland once again with highs in the low to mid 90s inland. we'll see mid to upper 80s on the bay. on the coast 70s tomorrow the beach will be a nice play to go tomorrow. a high temperature trend for the 7 days ahead. livermore how much higher than average temperatures will be. average is 76 degrees. the next three days it will be in the mid 90s in livermore. dropping off to mid-'80s well above average. not dropping back down to average until thursday of next week. that is pretty much what we can all expect in the bay area over
the next seven days. a hot weekend and the heat will hold on inland. on monday we'll all cool down tuesday. temperatures will hit the average range for this time of year until the end of next week. the beach would be a good place to go no matter where you're going to be. outside, apply sun screen because the u.v. index is very high. >> be careful. thank you, spencer. >> this is not going to help you keep your cool this weekend. it's ice that happens to be flammable. what is that all about coming up? >> why do we need it? i'm 7 on your side michael finney. what can you do if you create something only to see someone else make money off of your a lower a1c is a lot witabout choices.tes but it can be hard sometimes, 'cause different sides of you
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some san francisco high school students received a hands-on lesson today in disaster medical skills and first aid. members of the san francisco fire department and american medical response spent the day with students at john owe connell high school. the kids learned all about a career as a first responder and then took part in a mock medical emergency. it didn't take much to convince senior ramirez. she's been accepted into the emt program at sclecity college. >> i always liked helping people. i believed being a paramedic or emt would allow me to help
people every single day. >> today's event coincides with national emergency medical services week which runs may 22 to 26. >> chinese officials are reporting an energy breakthrough that may be as revolutionary as it is weird. scientists claim to have successfully mined flammable ice in the south china sea. this video is from china state run media. combustible ice is a natural gas hydrate containing methane and it is found in under water tundra. it looks like ice, but when melted it releases natural gas. chinese officials say the hydrate was successfully mined for eight days and asking why should we care about this? they say it may lead to a global energy revolution. so that's why. >> all right. there is time for #askfinney now. we ask you the questions. 7 on your side's michael finney answering questions from facebook and twitter. this comes from a 9-year-old. justin from daily city who asks, how do i get credit cards? >> yes, indeedy.
you're under 10 years old and already thinking about credit card. you're our kind of guy at 7 on your side. your age, i have some bad news. no credit card company will issue you a card. you may be asking yourself why. you're too young to legally sign a contract so they have no way to get the money from you if you just refuse to pay. however, i have a work around. have your parents add you to their credit card account as an authorized user. most card companies are cool with an under aged kid getting the card. most parents, however, are not. good luck pulling that one off. >> he's going to be the cool est kid going to mcdonald's. take the card. exactly. nan asks on twitter, where can i get a free mri? can you get a free mri? >> mris are expensive here in the bay area. you can pay a thousand dollars or more depending on exactly what kind you get. there are no free mris i'm aware of anywhere, but you can find a
discounted mri by going to a special website called save on medical.com. you choose which mri service you need and you filter it by price and location so that you can check it out for yourself. i'll post a lincoln our website at abc7news.com. >> perfect. and gloria from alameda asked, i created a new game and submitted it to a game company. this he rejected it. i then had it copyrighted. that game company released it two months later. what should i do? >> well, you might want to get together with a copyright attorney. that's your best move. this can get very complicated. i have kind of some bad news. often the exact same idea is being floated by several people at the exact same time. so, i want you to keep that in mind and you may have -- they may not have copied you at all, but they may have. so, what i want to you do is launch an investigation by either you or an attorney. you need to get to the bottom of things . let me give you some more bad news. there is a good chance no attorney will want to be
involved in this. you may need to chalk this one up to experience and next time do a better job protecting yourself. game invention is really big in southern california so i did some reports on it. everybody blames everybody. >> what do you have coming up at 11:00? >> i'm glad you asked me that. we have an amazing report. directors of a bay area adoption agency under fire for shutting down suddenly abandoning hundreds of hopeful families. >> they closed the doors. they unplugged the phones. there was no recourse. there was no answers. >> tonight at 11:00, i take a closer look at the sudden shut down and the shattered lives left behind. >> all right. see you at 11:00. thanks, mike many. >> a minnesota judge ruled that prince's estate will go to his sister and five half siblings. the decision comes a little more than a year after prince died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl. he left no will for his estate valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. it does leave the door open for parties who claim to be one of
prince's heirs. >> we learned imagine dragons will pay tribute to chris cornell sunday. he was found dead in his hotel yesterday in detroit. the band says i'll talk about the sound garden and audio slave singer influenced them. they hit the t-mobile stage in las vegas. ludicrous is here. alexis smith from abc mornings talks to correspondent about drake and the chain smokers who have the most nominations. 22 each. >> drake everything he touched turned to gold. his album did amazingly. the chain smokers were hit machines. they turned out hit to hit closer to paris. we'll be keeping a close eye on that one. >> the coveted bill board award who will be honored? >> a true icon, cher. she's the definition of the word. i heard her say in an interview she doesn't like that word.
she's had a top ten hit in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s. i think she qualifies. >> you can cast your vote for the fan awards up until an hour after the show starts. click on the link at abc7news.com, then you'll have two chances to watch at 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. on sunday. >> now to a morbidly obese wild monkey that gorged himself on junk food and soda from tourists. he's actually been rescued and now placed on a strict diet. the monkey nicknamed uncle fat. i know, right? is now eating lean protein, fruits and vegetables at a rehabilitation center in thailand. officials rescued him last month after photos started circulating on social media. most wild monkeys living in urban areas of thailand weigh around 20 pounds. this guy tipped the scales at 60 pounds. veterinarians hope to be able to release him back into the wild in just a few months. get him healthy. >> yeah. more fall out from that hazing incident at napa high school.
>> it's incredible that they can make this decision for us and just kind of end all the plans that we've had. >> the reason next year's entire football season is in jeopardy. >> and dan has what is coming up at 5:00. dan. >> a developing story, sentencing handed down in the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in contra costa county. we're going to have the very latest on that. plus the warning about a popular bay area beach you should hear. it takes on new meaning as people take outside to beat the heat this weekend. also the nation of california? today's push to leave the rest of the country behind. what kind of chance does that really have? and the robot legs made for rescuing. the secret behind u.c.'s newest feat. all that and
coming up tonight on abc7 at 8:00, two hour season of toy box. 20 to followed by abc7 news at 11:00. >> more heartache as part of the hazing scandal with the napa high football team. school board says they macon sell the team's entire upcoming season. >> abc7 news reporter wayne freedman has the reason the season is in jeopardy. >> reporter: at napa's memorial football stadium there is a lock. it is literal. for football players and their families, it may be figurative as well. >> it's incredible that they can make this decision for us and just kind of end all the plans that we've had. >> reporter: last night the napa unified school board announced
it will cancel napa high's upcoming season if it cannot hire a coach by june 15th. players may want to make other plans. >> this is information for them because if we don't have a coach by june 15th, then that means that we might put the safety of the kids at risk. >> reporter: it is the latest development in a hazing scandal that has plagued the program since last fall. when the school board began expelling students and the district attorney's office began investigating, coach klay mont and his entire staff resigned. as one of those coaches told us today on condition of anonymity, quote, for them to pick a handful of guys as fall guys is not right. we will not go along with what is not morally right. parents told us today that much more is at stake. >> most of our fund-raising is done as a result of holding football games. >> reporter: for anton with a 4.4 gpa, there could be a lost college scholarship if he doesn't play next year. >> i've worked hard to keep, to get my gpa up and keep it up so i have a chance to go to good
schools with football. >> reporter: the district meantime says it does intend to hire a coach. >> we've made offers. those offers have been declined. >> reporter: no surprise to the former coach with whom we spoke today. quote, anyone who takes that job knows he'd be walking into a nightmare. he would be thinking, if they did that to this staff, what would they do to me? in napa, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> all right. jersey colin kaepernick wore while protesting the national anthem is heading to the smithsonian. they arranged to donate the jersey to the national museum of african-american history and culture. edwards believes his stance against police brutality continued a conversation that historically made americans uncomfortable. cap is a free agent and said he will not continue this type of protest if he plays next season. of the seattle sea hawks is interested in him as a back up quarterback. >> that will do it for abc7 news
at 4:00. i'm alma daetz. >> i'm larry beil. abc7 news at 5:00 starts right now. >> we found out disturbing information regarding the father -- >> breaking news about a missing one-year-old. this image just released. we are live with the amber alert for the entire bay area. >> a bitter sweet day for contra costa county family. this afternoon the sentencing of a young man in the murder of a 9-year-old. >> today marks another milestone of more healing for my family. >> san jose family safely escapes from a burning home. what happened at the other end of the street that is still frustrating people living there? >> all the sand, only hides the danger. one expert with a warning about a popular bay area beach. >> announcer: now from abc7, live breaking news. >> and that breaking news centers on this little boy. take a look at his picture. the one-year-old child is missing and an amber alert has been issued. good evening, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm dan ashley. they just updated us on the search for the baby and his
father. >> jonathan bloom is live in san francisco with the very latest. jonathan? >> reporter: well, just minutes ago the san francisco district attorney's office wrapped up a press conference about that amber alert that was issued in the search for a one-year-old boy they believe was abdulcted y his own father. it was displayed on signs all over the bay area because the father and son at this point could be anywhere. the process started just after 5:30 last night when the child's mother came to the tara bell police station to report that the father 30-year-old jason lamb had not shown up to drop off their baby son makai at the time he was supposed to. they captured an image of a father and son at a business in menlo park. they didn't specify how long that image was taken. the two have joint custody. after learning new information, the d.a.'s office got involved. reports from the california highway patrol indicated lamb might have been contemplating suicide. >> sometime today we found out disturbing information regarding the father that really