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bleeds into traffic also. it's not going to rain at all this week. let's start off with both of us. at 6:00, a dry live doppler 7. let me jump into how today unfolds by looking at sutro tower. we're going to have a bright blue sky today. clean air. temperatures, they're a little chilly. mid 30s to mid 40s at 7:00. manageable at lunch. a mild mid to upper 50s. warmer and drier this afternoon. 56 at the coast. mid-60s for the rest of us and a gorgeous, gorgeous time at 7:00 this evening. 53 to 58. now let's see what alexis has. good morning. >> yeah. not quite as good as your forecast, mike. we aren't looking too bad this morning. i want to head to the central valley before grant line road. we have reports of a crash. we still have not gotten many details on this. but you are pretty heavy there. that's spilled to 205 out of the tracy area. westbound 580 south of there, before mountain house parkway, that's recovering from an earlier crash off on the
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shoulder. san mateo bridge, westbound 92, no gridlock yet at the toll plaza. but we have a disabled vehicle reported blocking one lane near the high-rise. we'll check on drive times at 6:10. thanks, alexis. an unusual situation where a catholic school will be under a shelter in place following the threat of a possible shooting. >> students will only be al to use restroom. mark keller has more. >> reporter: the threat made on friday night is having repercussions here on monday morning in san mateo. the principal at st. gregory catholic cool is having a shelter in place all day because of that threat. it's all because of this guy. look at this picture here. this is the guy that on friday evening san mateo police say a customer inside the big five sporting goods store in el camino real reported hearing this man comment to an employee he wanted to buy a gun. he then threatened to shoot up a
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school and asked for a good shirt to wear. he's possibly transient, 35 years old wearing a camo sweatshirt and blue jeans. police arrived in minutes. they searched for the man but couldn't find him. witnesses didn't find the statements to be credible. but police want to talk to him still as a result of the threats. there was a message sent out to parents saying students will not be switching classes. the doors will be locked. she's following suit of the san mateo schools. this may seem extreme but they're doing everything they can to keep the students safe. reporting live in san mateo, matt keller, abc 7 news. thank you, matt. new this morning, a nasty crash in hayward in the area of clay witter road and diablo avenue. it looks like power lines came down on the car. we don't know the condition of the driver. although they said the driver had to be taken out and taken to
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the hospital. please avoid the area. an investigation is under way >> students pushing for new gun laws after the school shooting will head back to school today following their historic march for our lives. >> new security measures in place. only clear backpacks will be allowed and armed officers will stand guard at each entrance. supporters and skeptics are discussing what's next. rick santorum stirred up controversy when he suggested that instead of pushing for gun reform, students should learn how to save lives during an emergency. >> how about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about maybe taking cpr classes. >> organizers of the movement plan to travel the country this summer to register young voters. their policy goals include passing universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. san francisco mayor mark farrell no longer supports a taser ballot measure supported by the police union. the reason is because the police commission used police use of
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stun guns making the union plan unnecessary. according to the chronicle, however, police union officials say there's big differences between the two plans. for example, the union's measure would allow an officer to use it on someone who is quote, actively resisting as opposed to violently resisting in the police commission policy. the reverend al sharpton will attend the funeral of the sacramento man shot and killed by police. snief the clark family attorney says he had to take the case pafter watching the police body camera video. >> you say my god, they didn't give him a chance to comply or anything. they started shooting. and within five to seven seconds. >> the sacramento kings wore special jerseys honoring clark last night during the first home game since the shooting. a video featuring the kings played on the scoreboard calling for police accountability.
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activists are calling for criminal charges against the two sacramento police officers involved in the shooting. in this morning, cal trans services back on track following an accident in palo alto. a train struck a vehicle at the railroad crossing on charleston road before 11:00 last night. no one was hurt. the vehicle was unoccupied and the passengers on board the train were okay. the train continued on an hour later. major breaking news to our live desk. the united states is now expelling 60 russian diplomats. also ordering the seattle consulate be shut down in response to u.k. spying case that we've been covering for some time now. the u.s., britain and other nations publicly blamed russia for the poisoning of a former russian spy and his daughter in the u.k. and they have actually taken similar measures expelling russian diplomat. i'm gathering more on this breaking news that just came
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down. i'll have details when possible. back to you. >> thank you so much, jessica. we're asking you this question this morning. do you trust driverless car technology? it's our question for you. you can answer it right now at -- vote. you can watch it update in real time at the bottom of the screen. the reason we're asking is because another company says it would have been able to avoid the deadly pedestrian crash by uber in arizona. an update on your votes and the story is coming up. as president trump slaps tariffs on imports, one country is getting tariffs lifted. never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. check this out. when is the last time we saw goose eggs? nothing but zeros for chances of rain. technically, it was february. march is going
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never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. coming up on 6:10 on a monday morning. ukiah, american canyon, sebastopol 39. napa and guerneville at 36. mill valley and rohnert park at 38. those are some of the cool spots. 45 in foe vat owe and --
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sobrante -- redwood city, cupertino 44. tracy checking in at 46. along with brentwood. great time to be there. little breezy in you're going to be south of the bay bridge on b. lower humidity today. this is my personal forecast. it's too soggy for me to do. >> quick look at the south bay after starting off in the mid-40s. here's alexis. signs of spring break out there. i think there are, mike. we haven't had any major issues so far this morning. we're seeing lighter than average volumes. except for at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights on for just under an hour. 5:21 this morning. westbound 580, richmond-san rafael bridge. you are wide open, 17 across san mateo.
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reports of a stall around the high-rise and dumbarton bridge looking great in the green at 8 minutes. do you trust driverless car technology? vote right know. we'll keep the poll up on the screen. you can watch it update. here's why we're bringing this up. >> the ceo of waymo says the death of a pedestrian from a self-driving uber suv wouldn't have happened with one of his company's cars. a 49-year-old woman walking outside a crosswalk in arizona at night got hit and killed by an autonomous uber. waymo ceo john krajicek says his cars are intensivelily programmed to avoid such calamities. he praises company's hardware and testing regimen which includes closed course testing at night in which sometimes unexpectedly entered the roadway. let see what you think. 84% of you are saying you do not trust driverless car technology. >> thank you for voting. using your tax money to pay
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off sexual harassment claims. what we're learning about allegations against california judges and court employees. breaking international news here at the live desk. a fire in a shopping mall, dozens of people dead. others missing this morning. i'll have an update yes. we're helping you are cream conditioners bringing your hair down? switch to new pantene light as air foam conditioner, full of rich pro-v nutrients. for 100% conditioning, 0% weight. new pantene. foaconditioner.
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welcome back. at least 64 people are dead following a fire at a shopping mall in siberia. we're getting reports from witnesses that alarms did not go off. the fire broke out yesterday at the winter cherry mall in the city of kem row voe. witnesses say staff at the mall didn't arrange for any sort of evacuation. and this was the first weekend of school recess. it's a very popular attraction for families, kids, teens. officials have not said how many of those victims were minor. i've been checking throughout the morning. i can tell you i'm starting to see reports that at least dozens were children. now, the fire is still under investigation this morning. the video is stunning. i will let you know if we get updates. >> thank you, jessica. >> more than a half million dollars in taxpayer funds have been paid to settle sexual harassment complaints against california judges and court employees. that's the news from the judicial council. the policy making body for state
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courts which serves as a lawyer for judges and court employees accused of misconduct. three complaints were made against judges, two against court employees. they were from several counties. new developments. south korea is renegotiating the auto trade deal with the u.s. to avoid tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. the u.s. will lift tariffs on south korean made pickup trucks in 2021 and exempt south korea from the steel and aluminum tariffs. in exchange, south korea will ease emissions standards for american vehicles. 25,000 american vehicles exported to south korea will not need to comply with domestic regulations. south korea is the third largest exporter behind brazil for steel. a beeper egg hunt was held in fremont on saturday for blind or visually impaired kids. they have beepers inside of
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them. it guides the kids to their location. our mike nicco emceed the event as he has for several years. >> fourth year in a row. 18th annual. it all started with joel bartlett and then cheryl jennings and me. some of the kids weren't visibly impaired. they could easily see the smaller eggs. those were on purpose for the children and also the siblings in support of their brothers and sisters visually impaired. they had an egg hunt for them also. sight and sound is so much of what they do. they had bubble wrap to pop and stuff they could play. they could plant flowers and decorate eggs and cookies. it was an amazing event. blind babies foundation, they serve 550 families in the bay area every year, no cost to the families. >> wonderful. >> it is a great organization. thank you for having me again. did a great job. as far as the weather out, coming up on about 6:18.
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here we go. sunshine and warming begins today. we'll still be a little chilly at night because there won't be many clouds out there. the warmth will reach the beaches by the middle part of the week. here's the storms. they're staying well up into the pacific northwest. still a chill out there. 55 at half moon bay. 61 at santa cruz. 60 at san mateo. to 64 in fremont. inland, livermore at 63. but then you jump up to 67 around fairfield and napa. here's a look at the peninsula. 43 degrees this morning. but 57 by noon. 62 at 4:00. 57 at 7:00. let's take a look at your microclimate. 53 in pacifica. 55 at half moon bay. daly city, 56. redwood city, menlo park at 61. temperatures tonight, mid to upper 40s. san francisco at about 50. a little cooler in morgan hill at 39. the northern and southern extremes. let's jump in the seven-day
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forecast. been dying to show this to you. especially if you're ready for warmth and dry weather. 62 to 72 is the spread tomorrow. 68 to 78. we keep climbing for ta's openers. mid 60s to 70s for saturday and sunday. dry for easter eggs. here's a look at the morning commute. hi alexis. good morning, mike. we have a few issues sort of lingerng around here today. overall, light volume, especially with spring break. can't catch a break in the central valley. we do have a crash reported on the left side. definitely seeing that spillover on to 205 and westbound 580. south of there, near mountain house parkway. we have a crash on the shoulder causing onlooker delays. start to go back up here across the san mateo bridge. we have a disabled suv reported. in the middle lane, around the high-rise. stop-and-go traffic approaching there. then san jose, southbound 101 at
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the 880 merge. we have a vehicle off on the shoulder. this is the location of an earlier rollover crash with minor injuries. it's fully back open from that. this is the lighter side of traffic. the 880 off ramp to southbound 101. we'll take a look at drive times at 6:30. thanks you. do you want to exercise in a shorter amount of time and increase the chance of lifrg long longer. you want to hear this. yes, i do. an amateur rocket maker who believes the world is flat. this is how it ended. >> as you get your day into gear, keep us on during the commercial break. commercial break. a live look at the
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never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. i wanted to let you know that even though it gets cooler this weekend, the warmer than average temperatures will stretch through at least wednesday of next week. for those who have to work and next week is spring break, we'll try to make it warm for you too. sounds good. "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 on abc 7. >> amy robach is live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. gorge, a good morning, amy. >> can you make it warm for me, too. it's been really cold. >> i've been listening to your -- coming up next here on
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gma, president trump's team is taking on stormy daniels after her big interview. we'll speak with lawyers from both sides about the possible legal trouble for their clients and live in washington with reaction from the white house as well. then this is such a tragic story that mystery in mexico after an entire family died from toxic fumes in their vacation rental. what investigators are learning and what you can do to protect yourself and your family. then roseanne is back on abc after 21 years. the entire cast is here in times square this morning to kick off your monday. your monday. that is all coming up only fwchlt gma. >> you're bringing us the sunshine in terms of your energy. thank you. if you feel you don't have enough time to exercise perhaps, listen to this new study. researchers at duke university found that short bursts of exercise throughout the day can actually add up. if you can get your heart rate up for at least ten minutes, it may lower your likelihood of
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death. those who got 30 minutes of moderate to high physical activity were half as likely to die. the results got better with more bouts of exercise. >> this was a whole lot more exercise yesterday in oakland as people were competing in several races there. abc 7 news was on grant avenue for the oakland running festival yesterday. the race had an entirely new course. it took runners through downtown and west oakland and around lake merritt. the women's marathon champion told us about the biggest challenge she faced. >> the finish. the last four miles is always the most difficult, i think. >> race organizers tell us the festival attracted people from dozens of countries. a california man known for his belief that the earth is flat blasted off into the sky in a rocket that he built himself. >> the associated press reports that 61-year-old mad mike hughes propelled himself 1900 feet into the air in the
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he hurt his back. otherwise he should be fine. he was relieved after the launch and his ultimate goal is still to launch himself 52 miles above the earth by the end of the year to prove that the planet is flat. just so kids are aware, it is not. >> never do that. >> just days after hundreds of thousands of people march for gun control, one of the biggest gun makers reveals it's in financial trouble. more controversy at facebook. the company responding to reports that it logged some smartphone users phone calls and text messages. breaking news from the live desk. desk. the u.s. expelling russian
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coming up on 6:30. good morning and welcome to monday, march 26th. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. get the shades prepared. >> store the umbrella. you do not need it. unless you want to shade yourself from the sunshine. some people do. i've seen you with one. >> okay. >> on instagram. i'll show you what's going on outside. >> we have unlimited visibility.
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look at that. absolutely bone dry conditions on live doppler 7. so here's a look at my accuweather 12-hour plan he shall. we're starting off a little chilly this morning. we should. temperatures in the mid-30s to mid-40s from inland to san francisco. look at that. 54 to 58 at noon. 56, still chilly at the coast while we're hitting the mid-60s. almost average. this evening, key light full and comfortable. 52 to 58 degrees. we'll see how comfortable it's going to be getting to work this morning. alexis? >> depends where you are, mike. we haven't had any traffic alerts. we have a new issue in walnut creek. southbound 680, heavy traffic here. two-car crash reported around monument boulevard. that reportedly has cleared. but now there is a fuel spill they're trying to clean up as a result of that. they're sending a traffic breakthrough the area and we're definitely seeing delays especially down 242 from the concord area. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze. not terrible. in the yellow at 37 minutes. westbound 80 across the bay bridge. earlier disabled vehicle.
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that is long gone the this point. any delays we had getting into san francisco, those are gone too. you are in the green at 14 minutes. southbound 101, san francisco to sfo. that also looks great. wide open in green at ten minutes. i am still tracking breaking news. the u.s. saying moments ago, it is kicking out 60 russian diplomats and ordering russia's consulate in seattle to be shut down. i have new details since i first shared the story a few minutes ago. first of all, we've learned that 14 eu countries have followed suit this morning, doing the same thing. i've also learned the expelled russians here in the u.s. include 12 spies who the u.s. believes are working under diplomatic cover at russia's mission to the united nations. and the reason that seattle's consulate is being closed is because it's really close to a u.s. navy base. i will be following the story throughout the day. for now, though, back to you,
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reggie. >> adult film star stormy daniels says she's threatened to stay quiet about the affair she had with donald trump. >> the detailed account she's told yet about her relationship with mr. trump and the fallout since revealed. serena marshall live for us in washington with more. >> reggie, natasha, daniels, whose real name is stephanie clifford says she's speaking out because she wants to defend herself because it means a legal battle over the nondisclosure agreement. >> the president back in washington shwashin washington as the anticipated interview made air. >> you were 27, he was 60. were you physically attracted to him? >> no. >> the bombshell 60 minutes interview follows a confidentiality agreement she signed for $130,000 just days before the 2016 election. daniels claims the contract is void because then candidate trump never signed it. president trump's personal lawyer michael cohen
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acknowledges he paid daniels the money from a personal home equity line. in exchange for her silence. he claims daniels broke agreement more than 20 times making her liable for damages in ex set of $20 million. >> it was important for me to defend myself. >> even though in january she issued a statement denying the affair ever happened. she says she did so under pressure. >> they made it sound like i had no choice. >> after receiving this 2011 threat when trying to go public. >> a guy walked up on me and said to me, leave trump alone, forget the story. then he leaned around and looked at my daughter and said a beautiful little girl. be a shame if something happened to her mind. >> she never specified who she felt was behind the intimidation. overnight, cohen's letter sent a letter singling out claims as false and defamatory. daniels' attorney says this has less to do with the affair than the cover up. >> this is thuggish from people
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in power and no place in american democracy. >> trump can is the timing of that payment coming to daniels days before the election that raises questions over possible violations of campaign finance laws. while the white house hasn't issued any direct response, the president tweeted. so much fake news never been more voluminous. >> reggie, that tash at that. grief counselors will be at an alameda school. >> a tree fell down and trapped and seriously hurt someone. we're live at a high school now. amy? >> reporter: the softball team is devastated. the dad who was hit is said to have a long road of recovery ahead of him. that tree fell on friday. it happened at washington park in alameda during a preseason softball game. it landed on a dad who was
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watching the game. they had to use a chainsaw to cut apart that tree to be able to get it off of him. the city thinks that the wet soil from the rain is probably what caused that tree to shake loose. >> yes. everyone is traumatized. this is a horrible, horrible event. our hearts go out to the family and to the team for having witnessed this. >> reporter: city crews went ahead and cut down another potential vulnerable monterey pine out of what they called an abundance of caution. the city announced that the park is now safe. this will be the first day back at school since this freak accident. administrators will do what they can to support the softball team and any other students that this impacted. reporting live in alameda, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. thank you, amy. facebook is facing more questions about privacy over the collection of phone numbers and text messages. >> the website reports that facebook collected contact names, telephone numbers, call links and text messages from
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android users for years. the company says the information comes only from users who allow it. it's not shared with anyone. >> a spokesperson says it's used to improve people's experience when using facebook. the report came as facebook ceo mark zuckerberg apologized for the cambridge analytica scandal. he says we have a responsibility to protect your information. if we can't, we don't deserve it. they're accused of illegally obtaining data from 50 million users to manipulate elections. they raided the london office over the weekend. both facebook and cambridge analytica deny involvement. take a look at 47-year-old timothy cot letter. he tried to lure a young girl into his car on wednesday in larkfield. the girl refused to get in. he drove away. an at&t worker was able to help authorities track down his car. he was found at a local rescue
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mission and arrested. he was later released on bail. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. it's 6:37 on the button. here we go with 38 in alum rock and 38 in santa clara. 39 in saratoga. everybody else in the south bay, in the low to mid-40s. pretty much got low to mid-40s across the bay and half moon bay. alameda warmer at 47. mid-30s in lafayette. san ramon and also in livermore. 47 right now in brentwood. 37 at fairfield. look at sebastopol, 34. novato at 42 degrees. gorgeous, look at the soft early sun from emeryville. also looking at the bay bridge. talk about your commute planner. good, good and good. whether roads, mass transit or ferries. nothing you're not used to or can't handle. mild this afternoon. no rain or fog for the commute. let's talk about the kids. so we have mid-30s to mid-40s at
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7:00. mid-50s at 11:00. by 3:00, we're looking at still mid-50s at the coast. low to mid-60s elsewhere. so far the east bay. 45 at 8:00. 62 at 4:00. back to 56 by 8:00. for san francisco, we start at 51 at 10:00. by noon, we're already up to 56 on our way to 58 by 4:00. back down to about 54 degrees under the stars by 10:00. can't tell you how happy it makes me to say that it is dry outside. how happy that may make our commuters this morning also. >> i think we're seeing lighter volumes because of spring break and we've earned a smooth week on the roads after the last couple of weeks. >> that was my point. >> exactly. >> dry commute here is helping you out here. walnut creek. i want to take you back to southbound 680. approaching 24. folks are starting to look better here. monument boulevard, that has cleared. they had to run a traffic break to get some oil that was also involved in that crash cleaned
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up from the roadway. i believe all lanes are back open and they just released traffic southbound 680 through the mess ant hill to walnut creek area it. certainly heavy traffic in the area. overall, not terrible. it is starting to improve. also looking better as westbound 205 to 580. earlier crash is cleared. but you have residual delays at 13 miles an hour. westbound 580 around mountain house parkway. you're up to 29 miles an hour. no delays across the richmond-san rafael bridge. we're still dealing with the disabled vehicle. you're at 22 minutes across. ten if you want to take dumbarton for an alternate. student organizers looking ahead to what happens next when it comes to gun control. this comes after the biggest youth march since the vietnam era. there are more than 800 separate marches, march for our lives rallies across the country. marches demanded changes to gun control laws after the recent school shooting in parkland
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flashings fla. students know that change won't come easy. a san jose state university professor is encouraging. >> this is the signaling the fact that they're taking ownership. just as we saw in the vietnam war. >> many students say the next step is getting friends and classmates to register to vote. this morning, san francisco police are trying to figure out why a man stabbed a woman to death inside of a church. it happened at a chinese christian church on 19th and chester avenues. witnesses who spoke to us said they recognized the couple as man and wife. one woman who didn't want to give her name told us the attack happened in front of the pastor. >> she was just crying. all she said was that it happened directly right in front of her. it's traumatizingf it would have happened to anyone. that's just sad. >> the man then stabbed himself. he is hospitalized now in unknown condition. police say this could be a case of domestic violence. san francisco police are looking for an arsonist who set
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fire to a church basement sunday morning. abc 7 news was at christ church lutheran in the sunset district as parishioners celebrated palm sunday yesterday afternon. their service was held in a building used for social events because the fire damaged the main church. arson investigators say the fire started in the base president and that this was no accident. >> they said that there were accelerant marks on the floor and it looked like the fire was intentionally set. >> flames gutted rooms by a preschool and the church's sunday school. there's no word how much the damage will cost to repair. >> you may want to fill up your gas tanks sooner than later. the a's follow through on its plan to charge giants fans for more. you'll see how it played out. you're looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. exchange. up 488 points
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it's 6:44. let's take a look at what's going on. some 70s in l.a. and palm springs. san diego, fresno, chico, mid to upper 60s. upper 50s in monterrey. tahoe 38. that's all folks. this is what they're going to have for several weeks. it's plenty of snow compared to
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where we started the month. we're at about 58% of average. temperatures 38 today. 48 tomorrow and warmer than average. mid to upper 50s through saturday. >> thanks, mike. unusual situation for a san mateo catholic school. they'll be under a shelter in place order today following the threat of a possible shooting. >> students will only be allowed to leave to go to the restroom. matt keller live for us at st. gregory school with more on what's prompted the shelter it place. matt? >> reporter: good morning, natasha and reggie. this is frightening so that's where there's a smehelter in place. this is the reason why. this picture here. a customer inside the big 5 sporting goods store in el camino real reported him saying he wanted to buy a gun. the man threatened to shoot up a school and asked the employee for a good shirt to wear. witnesses didn't find the
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statements to be credible but police still want to talk to him. as a result of the threats, st. gregory's principal, laura miller sent out a message to parents telling them students will not be switching classes and classroom doors will remain locked today. the principal says this may seem extreme. but they're doing everything they can to make sure their students are safe. reporting live in san mateo, matt keller, abc 7 news. thank you, matt. the bodies of four americans killed by toxic gas in mexico are expected to be returned to the u.s. by wednesday. the parents and their two children died in their mexican vacation condo. mexican officials ruled that the cause of death was suffocating from inhaling toxic gas. investigators checked the gas stove and hot water heater to identify the gas. the deaths have the markings of carbon monoxide poisoning. no conclusion has been reached. update on two police officers injured in a shooting in austin, texas, overnight. at least one of the officers was
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shot. another hurt getting away from gunfire. they remain hospitalized at this hour. they're expected to survive, though. the two were shot responding to a 911 call at a duplex. they knocked on a door. no one answered. as they were leaving, shots were fired at them. s.w.a.t. was then called in and police officers eventually shot and killed the suspect in this case. an investigation is under way right now. thank you, jessica now to your morning money report. one of the biggest gun sellers filed for bankruptcy protection after slow sales and increasing debt. >> remington outdoor has been one of the most famous names for 200 years. they announced the plan to file for bankruptcy last month. they plan to continue operation and reduce debt by $700 million through the chapter 11 process. they plan to stay in business. gas prices climbing towards the $4 a gallon mark. the average price climbed by $.07 a gallon. the bay area has one of the
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highest averages in the nation per usual. $3.54 a gallon. earlier in the year, experts forecasted we could see prices at $4 by memorial day. big changes right now at the dow. look at that. we're up 475 points. this follows the worst week in trading in two years last week. traders are hoping that negotiations between china and the u.s. will ease secretary of energy rick perry begins a three-day visit to the bay area. he will kick off a trip at two laboratories. tomorrow he will tour the berkeley lab. he'll hold a town hall meeting with employees. perry wraps up the bay area visit on wednesday. the whole cast of roseanne taking over times square in new york city. >> roseanne barr and john goodman visiting the "good
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morning america." the show officially returns tomorrow night to abc. it's been -- the cast returning to the set was surreal, exciting and amazing. >> this set was recreated down to the last detail. the couch, the afghan. did any of you take anything off the set when you wrapped? >> i did. i stole the godzilla. i put it in my bedroom. it's got my necklaces all over it. >> coming up on gma at 7:00, the inside scoop about the first episode and the tough issue it will tackle. >> it airs tomorrow at 8:00 on abc 7. the oakland a's made good on their promise to add a hefty parking surcharge for giants fans at today's home exhibition game. >> what would you do? they were at the coliseum where fans had an ultimatum. say go a's and pay $30 to park.
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many found the $20 savings was enough to give up their allegiance temporarily. we did find diehard fans who would rather take a hit to their wallets than cheer on the other team. >> that will be $50 for parking unless you say go a's. >> we go giants. >> are you going to pay the 50? >> i'll go with the a's if they don't play my giants. sorry. all good. >> here you go. >> part of a -- >> the idea announced by a's president yesterday is a promotion to lure new fans as a result of the 50th season in oakland. some of the fans, though, won't pay up. they're diehards. >> i'm cheap. i would have said it. >> i like the a's best anyway. if toyed choose. >> all right. >> although the giants won. they got the last laugh. >> no loyalty. >> see what you say at the final four. let's move on. let's talk about weather. we've got the home opener thursday.
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that's going to be one of our warmest days this week. here's a look from the east bay hills camera. gorgeous morning unfolding. dry pattern develops today. we'll still have cool nights. pollen could be a problem if you have allergies. two separate jet streams. split flow. we're in the middle. storms to the north and the south. that means an extended period of dry weather. let's check on the temperatures today. we start lifting off yesterday's highs, the coolest this week. 55 at half moon bay as the cool spot. 61 at santa cruz. ukiah. 62 at morgan hill. palo alto and lakeport. san francisco and san mateo at 60. richmond, 61. the rest of us in the mid to upper 60s. let's go to the north bay. 40 at 7:00 this morning. 67 at 4:00. then at 7:00, still sunshine. 62. microclimate is a little bit, bodega bay 52. 65 in san rafael. napa at 6. tonight, a lot of 40s out there.
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mid to upper 40s unless you look at san francisco at 50. then you go to the northern extreme. ukiah 37. morgan hill 39 degrees. let's look at the seven-day forecast. i know we need more rain. but after it being soggy for so long, it's going to be nice to be out and about. get rid of the cabin fever. especially thursday and friday when 80s hit inland and 70s on the coast. here's alexis with the dry commute. >> overall, a pretty smooth morning here. we have a few trouble spots, slow spots including pleasant hill into walnut creek. we're starting to improve. we had an earlier crash that cleared really quickly. there was a fuel spill to clean up as well. i believe all lanes are back open. once we make it to 680 through the pleasant hill area, up to 29 miles an hour. and then walnut creek is looking pretty good. westbound 92 across the san mateo bridge, disabled vehicle near the high-rise. that is gone as well. definitely stop-and-go traffic from the toll plaza to about the
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high-rise where that traffic somebody thinning out. here's the drive times. we'll take them. in the green, southbound 680, walnut creek to dublin, 15 minutes. northbound -- also in the green at 24 minutes. thank you so much, alexis. warriors head coach steve kerr says steph curry will not play in the first round of the playoffs after injuring his knee. he suffered a grade 2 sprain of his mcl after his teammate fell into him. curry hopes to prove kerr he's going to be ee vail watted april 14th on the first day of the playoffs. boring merchandise is coming soon. >> in a tweet, news i can says there will be life size interlocking bricks to create is up turs and buildings. -- sculptures and buildings. the first kit set will be ancient egypt, including pyramids and sphinx.
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they asked when deliveries would start for the flame throwers. he said probably in may. >> is this a joke or is he serious? >> you know, might be serious. we'll see. snacks, soda and now cars. this is interesting. shoppers in china can test drive a car using a vending machine. ford and alibaba unveiled a test center housing dozens of ford cars. you use an app to select the car you're interested in. then they go to the center where the cars revolve like a wheel until the one selected is found. they can take it for a three-day test drive. if they like it, they can brie it through the app or just try a different one. i guess no haggling over the price. that whole dealership experience. none of that anymore. >> it's pretty cool. a neatly folded piece of paper told the story of a couple's love. it's now back with your family thanks to a curious man. while he walked along the street in orlando, florida.
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it was a love letter written in 1977. he turned to the next door app to find someone connected to the note and he did. it turns out the note had been inside a suitcase that was stolen from the couple's daughter. both of the woman's parents have since passed away. you see her there. she plans to spend some time privately reading the words that her father pen
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okay. it's 6:58. if you're just joining us or headed out the door, the these are the seven things to know. number one is breaking news. the u.s. is kicking out russian diplomand ordering the consulate in seattle to close. it's in response to the pois poisoning of an ex-spy in britain. canada and 14 countries in the european union are doing the same thing. number 2, st. gregory's catholic school will shelter in place all day. it may seem extreme but they want to ensure safety. number 3, adult film star stormy daniels was threatened to stay quiet she says about an alleged affair with president trump. she said they had sex once in 2006 and it was consensual. number 4, we're starting off in the 30s and 40s. ending up in the 50s and 60s
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with total sunshine in my accuweather 12-hour day planner. number 5, the weather helping out the traffic today. no significant problems. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a typical stack-up into the maze. 13 minutes into san francisco. number 6, energy secretary rick perry arrives in the bay area today. he's planning to visit the lawrence livermore and scannedia national and berkeley laboratories and the stanford linear accelerator. the a's are floating a plan to buy the coliseum. they're not sure they want to stay, but don't want anybody else buying the property until they figure out where a new stadium would be built. >> what a mess. >> a mess. >> a mess. it's been a mess for decades now. just some of us would wish they could find a home. that's all. >> for sure. >> we do have gorgeous weather to look forward to. >> absolutely. 75 degrees for opening day. >> we like it.
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beautiful stun rice. back to normal temperatures. good morning, america. breaking overnight, president trump's team tells stormy daniels to cease and desist. after that interview claiming an affair with president trump, her new claim, saying she was physically threatened to keep quiet. >> he leaned around and looked at my daughter and said, that's a beautiful girl, it would be a shame if something happened to her mom. >> why did she accept hush money? the possible legal trouble for the president. stormy daniels' attorney right here on "gma." marching on. thousands of students and families marching, demanding action for gun control. what's next for this massive movement? congress is put on notice. spring break mystery. a family of four found dead in their rented condo on vacation in mexico. authorities blaming toxic gases. the new safety alert this morning.


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