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now from abc 7, breaking news. breaking information in i think land, public identified the suicide bomber as a 22-year-old, a second man in custody, and isis is claiming responsibility. thank you for joining us today. >> a vigil underway right now for the victims of yesterday's terrorist attack after the ariana grande concert. the number of victims staggering, 22 people confirmed dead. 59 people are injured. >> abc news reporter is in manchester with new details as the investigation ramps up. >> reporter: security is tight here in manchester with police keeping a close eye on public
spaces as authorities continue to hunt for anyone connected to last night's deadly blast. police in manchester believe the blast was the work of a suicide bomber. >> i can confirm the man suspected of carrying out last night's atrocity is 22-year-old solomon. >> reporter: officials say a 23-year-old man is in custody and they are raiding houses looking for anyone with links to the attacker. started as a joyous night for 20,000 fans, many younger than 10 years old, but it ended in terror. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: last night as arina wrapped up the concert, an explosion rocked the arena, the crowd, mostly teeps and parents, climbing over seats and railings december prate to get to safety. >> up the stairs, panicking, praying, seeing bodies on the
floor, and outside and in the arena park. >> reporter: crews rushing to the scene to help the injured. officials say nearly two dozen dead and about 60 injuries. hundreds covered in blood and shrapnel. >> amount of injuries might be, such a terrible device in a crowded space. >> reporter: parents desperately searching for loved ones. >> i'm heart broken. i don't know where she is. i don't know if she's alive even yet. >> reporter: the prime minister visited the crime scene. >> it is an absolutely callous act that's taken place. >> reporter: tweeting, broken from the bottom of my heart, i am so, so sorry. i don't have words. we are just starting to learn the identification of some of victims. one of them, an 8-year-old little girl. abc news, manchester england. >> talk about the youngest witnesses to the attack, talking about how chi yachtic it was as
they escaped that arena. >> abc morning is here now with their stories. jessica? >> reporter: by all accounts, the manchester arena was packed, full of teens and pre-teens, mainly young people running for their lives when that bomb went off. they described getting out of the venue as chaotic, and say they couldn't sleep last night because of the trauma which is understandable. take a listen. >> i feel like i'm numb, i cried so much over the past 12 hours. it's just been horrendous. >> massive boom, and everyone as fast as we could, running away, screaming and crying, i just wanted out. >> i had my best friend of me, grabbed hold of her, never let go of me, jumping out of chairs and railings to get out of the doors. >> thank you to everyone who messaged us and asked if we're okay.
we're just so lucky we're alive. >> reporter: youngsters say it was very chaotic and confusing not knowing if they were safe until they made it back home or to the hotel rooms. jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> thank you. the bombing may cause us to see stepped up security here at home. abc 7 news this morning where travelers are feeling anxious after what happened. the department of homeland security says there's no credible threat in the u.s., however, there may be additional security as precaution. that would include transportation hubs, concert venues, and tourist attractions. >> it's scary because you never know, like, anywhere you go, it could happen. i just traveled out of the country last week, and it's just -- tattacks are terrorizin. it's scary. >> reporter: police will be on the lookout, but need all of us to be eyes and ears to suspicious activity. >> as you heard in the report from manchester, ariana took to
twitter expressing condolences, tweeting, broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so, so sorry. ment message has been retweeted nearly 845,000 times. she's postpone the rest of the tour. stay on top of the updates with the story on the abc 7 news app. we sent out push alerts the moment they revealed they arrested a suspect. download the app and enable push alerts for breaking news updates as they happen. sunnyvale business owners found out their building was con determined. a fire ripped through as flames soared into the sky, matt? >> reporter: this fire happened in darkness overnight. now that the sun is up, you can see the damage done to the building. the future of the businesses is now in the hands of the insurance companies. the flames were huge when we drove up to lakeside drive in
sun sunnyvale after 4:00 this morning. firefighters tried to go inside the building to find the fire, but too much smoke forced them outside and they ventilated the roof and put water on the flames with a ladder on the ground. firefighters knocked down the fire at 4:35 this morning. >> there's a bit of a -- the fire ripped in there pretty good. >> reporter: nine businesses condemned including a nail salon, pc care computer repair shop and a transportation service. the owners arrived to find a mess. >> a lot of smoke damage. >> reporter: this limousine service works with hotels and tech companies like intel and cisco. their vehicles were untouched by the flames, but the future is unknown for the business and their 25-plus employees. >> i mean, it's -- we're walking into a big mess, and we have no idea what we're going to do. we're still caught by surprise.
>> reporter: battalion chief believes the fire started somewhere around the computer repair shop. investigators are looking for a cause, but they do not believe it is suspicious. reporting live in sunnyvale, abc 7 news. >> thank you. new this morning, police invest gait a shooting inside a well-known east bay burger joint before 3:00 a.m. at sam's burgers on east 14th street. police say a suspect entered after the restaurant closed for the night demanding cash and after employees handed it over, he pointed a handgun at the employee and fired two rounds. the bullets hit the employee in the leg. the injuries are not life threatening. the suspect then escaped. san francisco police charged a man with making two bomb threats against the school where he works. 22-year-old pablo munoz of south san francisco is an assistant teacher. sfpd said he called in two bomb threats on two days, may 8 and
may 16. we were at the school shortly after the second threat was made last week. you see the students huddled in the front area after being evacuated. no one there got hurt. suspected truck thief faces charges after leading authorities on a pursuit spanning two counties this morning. officials say it started at the chp spotting the stolen truck and ended in oakland when the suspect lost control and crashed into a pole and shipping container near 2 the 99 average. the truck so damaged, crews cut the suspect out. no word on the condition. tonight, a beloved elementary school could be shut down. the ground beneath the school could fall apart in a big earthquake and the school could collapse. others dispute the findings. board members want to close the school june 8 after school is out for the year. many families fight the move claiming the evidence is not strong enough to justify moving their children to other schools.
dublin unified school district is considering a plan to build a new high school two blocks from the jail. enrollment is expected to increase by 5300 tunts in seven years. it was under 10,000 students two years ago. dublin is one high school that parents want the new school built somewhere else. >> stupid location. it's a joke, a bad dream. makes no sense. >> the sheriffs had not had an issue with release in 20 years. there's an elementary school a tenth mile away, no issues in 15 years. >> the meeting is tonight at 6:30. tomorrow, abc 7 news at 11:00, if you are caught up about something on bart, today is the chance to complain. another year in the nba finals. the t-shirts are ready and flying off the shelf. >> get that third consecutive championship shirt.
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there's a a city hall to talk about services and cleanliness and share with riders how they plan to make up for lost revenue from declining ridership without affecting riders. bart's 2008er town hall starts at noon and lasts for an hour. use the #asksfbart. an icy reception on capitol hill this morning, they called the bill dead on arrival, the budget with $1 trillion cut to social programs, and others came out against the proposed cuts. all democrats are opposed. why am i looking at the bay? here's the reason. the president proposed zero epa funding for the bay, currently receives about $4.8 million. governor brown blasted the budget in a statement saying the proposal is based on aerially bonus economic assumptions. it gives a massive tack break to
the wealthiest while imposing painful and debilitating burdens on tens of millions of decent and hard-working people. he said it's un-american. >> the warriors catch up on rest after returning home early this morning as nba conference champions. the guard clark carried the trophy off the plane after sweeping the series. meanti meantime, fans wasted no times getting warriors merchandise ahead of the finals. amy hollyfield is live in a sporting goods store. amy? >> reporter: hi, kristin. everything here from glasses for your watching party to the t-shirts after the game was over. these were rolled out last night, and they are going quickly m one thing they don't have, those sold out instantly. fans got up early for the shirts, but the rush was right after the game. >> 20 people in line this morning, but last night after
the game was over, we had 500 customers, the line was wrapped around the building. >> when i got here, the line, was, like, a line long already. it was only, like, 60 minutes after the game. >> reporter: she got the shirts last night, by came back this morning looking for different sizes and hoping for a hat. they sold out in an hour last night. shoppers this morning? disappointed. >> looking for the black hats. they won the championship, but i guess they -- there's also just the black shirts. >> reporter: shoppers scooped up shirts, although this is only the western conference championship. >> it's tradition. you got to have, you know, it's 3% -- i don't wear them, i just have them in the closet. >> reporter: for fans, last night's game was not a nail biter. she has no doubt her manicure will survive the championship too. >> oh, we're going to go all the way.
there's no way we're going to lose. >> reporter: now, when they win the championship, not if, you'll see a table like this with new t-shirts. when that happens, they will reopen right after that game, and they'll start selling the sures and the hats, and then they'll open again at 6:00 a.m. the next morning. as for the hats in the western conference championships, there's a new shipment tomorrow, but they don't know what time. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> hang out all day, amy, thank you so much. abc 7 news the home for the nba finals, they play the cavs or celtics. game one is going to be thursday, june 1st, at 6:00 p.m., and game two sunday, june 4 at 5:00 p.m., and also at oracle, and three and four games on the road in cleveland or boston. still to come at 11:00, remembering sir roger moore, what we learn about the death of the legendary actor. a live look at lake tahoe. beautiful sky. plenty of snow there.
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family, friends, and fans mourning the loss of james bond actor, sir roger moore. he die today in switzerland after a short battle with cancer. he was best known for roles of the third 007. from 1973-85, starring in the bond hits, man with a golden gun and live and let die. one of the movies was partially filmed here in san francisco. his loved ones release the a statement this morning he was surround by family in the final days. now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco.
>> opening up the weather window on walnut creek. hot today. backdrop to talk about the activity planner. exercising today? it's going to be good. just watch out for the strong sunshine, hot in this area. breezy north of the bay bridge and golden gate, on the water, out and about, no spare the air tea. there's a look at the current temperatures, see the clouds are on the coast, san francisco, mid-50s, 60s in the bay, sun popped out, and look at this, 86 in san ramone, 76 in livermore, and 70 in san jose. here's a look at the satellite, clouds retreat back to the coast over the last couple hours, and that's where they are going to stay. we'll still have the stubborn sea breeze, small craft advis y advisory, be careful at the bay in the area shaded in yellow, 24-38 miles per hour winds through 9:00.
the cloud cover in the back, can't see the bridge quite yet. more cooling. cleaner air today. average to below average high temperatures wednesday, thursday, friday, and saturday. we'll salvage warm weather for the back half of the holiday weekend. memorial day, almost, may flying by. our first graduation ceremony tonight, the saints, 3:00, 85, starting, 4:00, still 85, going to be toasty in the sun. more comfortable at 6:00, and 82 degrees. all right. look at the highs. we'll start down in the south bay. we're going to top out at about 86. morgan hill, 81 san jose, and close to the water, cooler you get. 68 in millborn, and mid to upper 70s in the peninsula. upper 50s on the coast. downtown san francisco at 62. 73 in san rafael. north bay spread, 70 in berkley to freemont 77, and inland, 88
to 95 degrees. last day of the 90s. sfo, you see the bottom line there at the coast, 50s, and day planner, 70s in the bay, 80s until 6:00 and fall back in the zeftds. marlins in town for a quick set. 7:05 the first pitch, dropping down to 57 at the coliseum. clouds everywhere tonight. 47 to 55 degrees. great day for weather again. my forecast, tremendous drop in temperatures east bay valleys tomorrow, 10-15 degrees. look, 80s gone after tomorrow. they are not returning until sunday and monday. thursday, friday, and saturday, 50s, 60s, and 70s. a touch below average. >> thank you, mike. >> you bet. >> when you are tired, a massage makes a difference. case in point, this baby rhino likes that
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