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i'm kristen sze. this happened back in july and abc 7 news reporter david louie has the details from the airport. david? >> reporter: well abc kristen and dan, this is frightening video the national transportation safety board released today. this video provides a different perspective and frightening one how lucky hundreds of passengers were while waiting for air canada flight 759 to land to they could take off. a united 787 was within feets of being crushed by a 72-ton aircraft. this new video was shot by an airport surveillance camera and shows the flight 759 missing one of four commercial jets setting on a taxiway by feet. it's a chilling look at how close hundreds of passenger waiting for takeoff could have been victims. flight 759 has been cleared by the tower to land on runway 28 right. insanity on on a tractliry to
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land on the taxi way. you can see the landing lights illuminated the fuselage of a 787 jet liner. air canada captain told ntsb investigators, quote as they approached the runway something still felt odd. and he elected to go around. first officers matthew dammier said the captain asked if he could confirm the runway was clear and expected to see the runway. when he looked up he couldn't understand what he was looking at. the first officer kinned quote, they thought they were at 400 feet when they initiated the go around. he was shocked how low they were. besides the video the ntsb released 3 documents it compiled as part of the fact finding process. because the investigation is still under way, there has been no finding of human error or if an electronic safety system might be at fault. as a result officials say sfrid substantial indicated they would have no comment about the video or the documents released. sfo officials say just last week
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the f.a. chl a recertified the facility after the annual safety review during which all systems are thoroughly checked at san francisco substantial, david louie, abc 7 news. now in just the last hour air canada provided this statement to abc news. safety is air canada as top priority. based on preliminary review within the airline, we have already implemented measures to change procedures, training and technology to further advance safety. another problem with the southwest airlines plane today, flight 957 from chicago to newark made an emergency landing in cleveland. after a window cracked. mid-flight. no one was hurt and the f.a.a. is investigates process. the zrint is raising questions about southwest planes and maintenance. abc 7 nuts reporter wayne friedman looked into it and he joins us live from oakland airport. wayne. >> reporter: good evening. this airplane has an interesting history. for many years it flew under a live willry representing sham
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ewe the killer whale. the last time it flew out of oakland april 23rd in route to denver. the a oakland airport business as usual this morning por passengers taking the common leap of faith boarding an airplane. >> you trust that someone is going to get you where you hope to go safely. >> then comes the occasional anomaly this this scene in cleveland. >> everyone grab belongings. >> passenger video aboard the flight from chicago to newark after an molden landing in cleveland. blame a window that cracked with a loud pop at 33,000 fleet. >> only the outer layer cracked. >> dr. robert ritchie studies material science and failures. aircraft are windows are almost an inches thick. made from acyic plastic designed to maintain internal pressure. >> the plastics are weather. due to ultraviolate radiation, due to temperature changes, sort
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of debris hitting the windows. >> but debris from an exploding engine broke through and killed a passenger on another southwest flight in mid-april. only yesterday the crew received a hero's welcome at the white house. now southwest airlines has another problem to explain. >> what they'll do is examine the fracture surface here and see if it occurred instantly or over a period of time pch. you can generally trace back the fracture to the point of origin. >> there is no need for alarm. build anything and it will eventually fail. the trick keeping ahead of the process and maintaining the faith. in oklahoma, wayne friedman, abc 7 news. a terrifying scene in georgia. a security camera captured a puerto ricoen air national guard plane going down today. near savannah hilton head international airport. the c-130 crashed onto a highway. you see that, the smoke. but didn't hit anybody on the ground. all nine troops aboard the plane were killed. the crew members were puerto
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ricoingens who recently left on a training mission. the plane was bound for arizona. for the second time works in praska were unable totototototoo boat. and this look like something out of a movie. wait until you see. . melanie woodrow has more. >> reporter: dramatic new video of attempted boat salvage in pacific an. sky 7 overhead catching it all. walk watch at works jump off the boat. grabbing each other's hands for safety. >> my guys did exactly what they were told to do in that situation. which was go overboard and swim away. >> kyle watson says the two men had bruises but no broken bones. moments later, the boat sinks. >> sometimes it works. and occasionally doesn't. this is one of the times where it didn't. >> this was the second failed attempt. sky 7 was overhead monday as wll.
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>> there was a significant storm front that came through which prevented us from safely doing the work. >> this after first responders rescued four people from the boat at linda mar beach. one of the cocaptains says they were sailing for 11 hours when they ran out of fuel on the way to san diego. >> there are positive things about the boast. it's steel hulled which made it not break up in the surf. >> watson says surf conditions with the biggest challenge. >> the main concern is work with the pacifica police department and ensure that public safety remains the highest priority. >> in pacific an melanie woodrow abc 7 news. san francisco police chief bill scott is reportedly a candidate for the vacant chief's job at the los angeles police department. the los angeles times is reporting scott is scheduled to interview for the job. that's according to an an anonymous source. scott became the san francisco chief in early 2017 after a 27-year career with the lapd, the time's report says he is one of five candidates to replace charlie beck retiring in june.
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the san francisco p. d. released a statement neither confirming more defying the report. saying the chief scott is focused on this city and its police department. >> a bereave court appearance today by the suspect in the golden state killer case. the lawyer for 72-year-old joseph deangelo asked a judge to stop prosecutors from taking any additional dpa from her client. this is video from his arraignment last week. the judge didn't rule out -- rule on that motion. police irrelevance arrested deangelo a week ago today. investigators say they used dna to identify him as the killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes from 1976 to '86. deangelo is expected back in court tomorrow. now 2020 devotes this week's episode to the golden state killer, the history of the suspect, joseph james deangelo and why it took so long to make an arrest in the case. so be sure to catch 2020 friday night at 10:00 p.m. here on abc
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7 followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. sheriff's deputies need help tonight to find two robbers who tied up a victim in sonoma county while stealing marijuana. you can see on this map where the robbery took place. on primrose court. that's in an uncorporated part of santa rosa. the victim's told investigators that one robber came in through the front door. another entered through the back. at least one of them pulled a handgun. deputies didn't say how much marijuana was stolen. or if pot was being grown at the home. >> since the prop 64 was passed marijuana is abundant here in sonoma. and this is certainly adds to the rash of home invasion robberies. and it is concerning for the neighbors that aren't involved in the marijuana industry. >> men were tall and thin. appeared to be in the 30s. nobody was hurt. >> a $1 million settlement in a low-income housing zput for 14 tenants and the city of oakland to talk about tonight. the owner of a single room occupancy bblding in oakland's
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chinatown agreed to restore unusable kitchen and bathroom facilities. the tenants filed a lawsuit in 2016 claiming the new landlord created substandard living conditions to force them to move out so the building could be renovated and rented to wealthier cliental. los angeles is the latest city to regulate short term housing rental companies like san francisco based air b. the san francisco approved fliens limiting landlord attention renting out rooms or homes to 120 days per year. the ordinance goes to the city attorney's office and planning existing for further analysis before returning to the council for a final vote. san francisco limits short-term rentals to niebt days. >> a ground breaking ceremony in oakland today for a controversial 24-story building next to the mccarting you are b.a.r.t. station. the mcarthur village pb includes 13,000 feet of retail space.
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known as the sky line. it's been 13 years in the making. there will be 40 below market rate units. and $1 million has been earmarked for local improvements. above all, oakland mayor libby schaff says the development will be gad for the environment. >> most importantly, it allows people to give up their polluting, conjessing cars and use public transit. it's good for your lifestyle. it's good for the community. it's good for the planet. >> some neighbors are unhappy though because the project will be nearly three times higher than other structures in the area. it's scheduled to be completed in summer of 2020. in the meantime the city of soelkd wants to trace illegal dufrmg back to the source. >> the litter enforcement officers are going to be trash detectives. >> the new workers hired to help combat a big problem for residents and business owners in the city. >> starting today all new cars sold in the u.s. are required to
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have a backing up camera. how the technology has already helped to reduce crashes. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. closer to the week and we have warmer weather in the forecast. we'll look at it coming up. and we talk about how people are leaving the bay area. but california's population is booming. which cities a we need to help more tocalifornians get ahead.d, that's why antonio villaraigosa brought both parties together to balance the state budget with record investments in public schools... and new career training programs. as mayor of la, he brought police and residents together to get illegal guns off the streets and keep kids out of gangs, and on the right path.
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that's antonio villaraigosa. a governor for all of california. two outside advisers are examine how facebook treats underrepresented communities. and whether it has a liberal bias. a civil rights leader and a law firm will examine civil rights issues and former republican senator from arizona john kyle will look into liberal bias. facebook says it will help the social network and improve and serve users more efficiently. political consulting firm cambridge analytica is ceasing most operations and filing for bankruptcy in the wake of the
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facebook data privacy scandal. in march fischer announced the british based company failed to delete personal data improperly obtained from fv users. former employees of cambridge analytica say that data was used to influence the 2016 presidential election campaign for donald trump. the mayor of oakland says it's time to get tough on those who inundated her city with garbage. the city will hire one new cleanup crew and several enforcement officers specifically charged with sifting through litter to root out illegal dumpers. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> this is a direct response to demands from the community. >> reporter: oakland mayor libby schaff nouned she is beaching up the approach to combatting the rampant litter problem. in the form of a request for $500,000 in immediate funding to hire three litter enforcement officers. >> these litter enforcement officers are will be like trash
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detectives. their job is toule analyze the dumping done and try and trace it back to its source. >> reporter: the problem is especially acute around the city's homeless encampments like this in west oakland. >> the dumping is ridiculous. people who are either too lazy or think they are doing good will come down and give homeless used mattresses. >> the problem has been dealt with to some extent around the tough shed shelters near down. another is under construction at 27th street. once the tough sheds across the street are completed and the residents move in the city will come through and clean up all the debris left behind. like this. >> this is reactive. >> ken houston is an activist and mayoral candidate who has done his own digging in oakland's mouning garbage problem. >> we have to catch someone and we have to prosecute because this is a crime against our community. >> how do you catch them. >> they dump between a certain
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time frame. >> the city offers rewards for those reporting illegal dumping. residents can call 311 to report the activity. in oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. well there is a new regulation in effect today for all new cars sold in the united states. >> that's right. "7 on your side" michael finney will tell us more. >> we fought hard por for this. consumer advocates went for it every new car sold in the united states starting today is required to have a back up camera. the department of transportation says more than 200 people are killed and 12,000 injured every year when drivers back up vehicles and don't see their new victims. back up cameras have been found to reduce those types of accidents by 17%. consumer advocate worked hard for the karm systems then in 2014 the department of transportations announced the regulation and gave manufacturers until now to add that equipment. ford is expanding a safety recall of the transit vans. it affects model years from 2015
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through '17. you are look at pictures of a 2018 year model here. ford says water leaking into the trailer tow mod yuell could damage the wiring causing the turn signals to flash rapidly. the heater and air-conditions to be damaged and the radio and navigation system could stop working. dealer will fix it for free. you can find details on the website at california's population is set to reach 40 million people later this year. so much for everybody leaving to go live in cheaper states. new numbers from the department of finance show the state added 309,000 new residents in 2017. raising the total population to 39.8 million. densely populated areas like the bay area saw the most growth due to immigration, births and housing construction. >> we think it's going to happen sometime before the end of the mere. so maybe august, september.
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it's always a little bit unclear when that actually happens. but we are getting close. 40 million she is talking about. the state's ten largest city was sacramento grew by the largest percentage with a 1.4% increase. we constantly always talk about who is leaving. not everybody coming in. >> sacramento makes sense. cheaper housing than the bay area. >> well, i mean there is outgo but more -- we have the jobs. >> it's true. thanks michael. >> the warriors are up two games to none in the second right now playoff sears against the new orleans pelicans. game three is friday. game four is sunday here on abc 7. our coverage begins at noon. and be sure to stay with us for after the game with all the highlights and live post game interviews. well happening now, the san jose sharks will host a crucial game this evening in their quest to bring the stanley cup to the bay area. >> you are looking live at shark fans outside tsap cente cente
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against the z golden knights. las vegas lietz 2-1 top one fan told us why he thinks the men in teal can prevail. >> they keep their heads on straights. and they're good at what they do. and they -- they have a lot of young players. >> go sharks! >> if the sharks win tonight, fingers cross they play at home on sunday. you might see these folks getting faces painted again. that's intense. >> announcer: now the accuweather forecast with sandy patel. for all those waiting outside to get into the tank it's nice down in the south bay right now. i want to show you live doppler 7. you notice one thing is for sure. and that is the pattern we are used to from point reyes all the way to santa cruz it's socked in. fog, typical for this time of year. in the sierra nevada we see a mix of thunderstorms, rain and snow showers in the hills right
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now as that same system, the same low pressure system is spinning, the moisture is wrapping around the back side of it. here is a setup, low pressure over the southwest, high pressure over the pacific, wind floing from the high to low creating the school conditions along the coastline right now. as you notice the ocean temperatures in the low to mid-50s when it's 53 degrees in half moon bay and that wind is blowing off of the water there it's feeling chilly at the coast. besides that we have fog. wind is not terribly strong now but we have the delta breeze from the southwest at fairfield. 18 miles an hour and that wind is just below blowing that pollen around. if you are suffering you are not alone. over the next couple of days here a look at pollen forecast. oak ash and sycamore will be the primary. running moderate to high. the news weather comes with a price. obviously springtime we get the windy conditions and that wind is not making things any better for many of us. fog will be pushing inland overnight tonight. mild sunny days expected through
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the weekend with the exception of the coastline where we have fog. and we're only expecting minor temperature changes next westbound. a live picture right now we're not the only ones enjoying some sun. look at the sea lions. this is a brand-new camera for abc 7 news. it's the pier 9 camera and looking at sun and clouds in the background. a beautiful shot. a another equally nice picture from the south beach camera. you see the maren lawyer and sutro tower in the bacteria. upper 50s in san francisco, 54 in half moon bay. everyone else here in the low to upper 60s. you can clearly see that fog layer as we look from emeryville across the bay. 69 in santa roots ppt noft of currently 69 in livermore. hour by hour. the fog forecast 7:00 tonight not only on the coast but over the bay. as we head into tomorrow morning's commute time, you will notice how widespread the fog is expected to be with the low clouds. you might need extra time to get to work or take your kids off to school as visibility will be low
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across parts of the bay area. temperatures in the morning a lot like this morning. low 40s to 50s. d need a sweater or jacket and if you are taking the kids to school a light jack. for the amp breezy upper 50s along the coast. all the with i to the upper 70s inland. mild and sunny. temperatures coming in slr similar to today. and then on friday, we are seeing a wufrp up in the numbers. a look at accuweather seven-day forecast a foggy start tomorrow then follow by sunday except near the coast. warmer day for friday. low 60s to mid-80s. if you don't like it warm, those numbers are going down just in time for the weekend. mid-to upper 70s inland. upper 50s along the coast. rising temperatures monday but back down again tuesday into wednesday. so if you feel like a yo-yo of sorts welcome to spring in the bay area. of course we are always look looking to the week. download the app and turkey the temperatures to help you plan the weekend and it's nice overall. >> the weekend, yes. >> we look at monday.
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>> thanks sandhya very much. bay area vorls helping to restore the coastal salmon population. when 24,000 of the fish will be released into the ocean. then at 5:30 on world news with david muir. >> coming up the deadly plane crash, the c-130 carrying members of the national guard plunging from the sky. we're on the scene. the other scare mid-flight. a window cracking forcing a plane to defort. appear thunderstorm watches as we come on tonight next. it was bound to happen. new at 6:00. michael finney gets a complaint about the cannabis product. the viewe make ross your destination for savings. if you're looking for an incredible selection of the brands you love, this season's newest trends for a fraction of what you'd pay at department stores, ♪ you gotta go to ross
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they'd tell you to go to ross. because there's so much to choose from. listen to your pets. they're your best friends, so they don't want you to spend more than you have to. if you want to save big on pet accessories, you gotta go to ross. a group of citizens appear local lawmakers engine police to make the peninsula safer by holding a gun buy back event. you can turn in a question no questions asked and receive cash on the spot in redwood city on saturday. anyone vendoring a hong, shotgun
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or rifle gets up to $100. people giving up assault weapons up to $200. we have more details on the website, abc 7 a san francisco playground is closing for a few days in preparation for a $3.2 million renovation. there are signs pup closed threw friday. crews can conduct soil testing and measurements for the renovation. in 2014 the play structures were found to contain arsenic treated wood. won and the represent innovation is expected to begin next year. >> a dedicated graup of bay area fisherman hit the waters off half moon bay to restore the coastal salmon population. volunteers with the coastside fishing club assembled a large floating pen. a short time later they took deliveries on tens of thousands of baby salmon spawned at hatcheries by the california department of fish and wildlife thp they want to acclimate the
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fish to the coastal waters before splelting the natural run of salmon. >> this is the majority of fish that commercial and recreational fisherman will catch. the idea of wild salmon is they're there but they're not in very big numbers. this supplements wild salmon. >> after filling the net pen, the volunteers towed it to deeper water and plan to release the salmon in about four to six days. good work they're doing. a special surprise today for a south bay high school teacher. >> the $2,500 grant that allow him
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we need to help more tocalifornians get ahead.d, that's why antonio villaraigosa brought both parties together to balance the state budget with record investments
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in public schools... and new career training programs. as mayor of la, he brought police and residents together to get illegal guns off the streets and keep kids out of gangs, and on the right path. that's antonio villaraigosa. a governor for all of california. i'm ama daetz coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00, a place to live andwork with houses all over the world opens in san francisco. judge for yourself if it's a good deal np tesla release as quarterly earning report. what they say it needs to do to turn a profit. and the step the bay area
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school district is doing to replace water fountains that had lady. more on the news at 6:00. dan kristen. >> see you then. >> teacher don't often get a lot of credit for the work they do. >> true. but today a teach ner the south bay received a token of appreciation. >> abc 7 news was in san jose when music teacher moises of andrew hill high school received a $2,500 education grant. >> he applied for the grant but didn't know he won until the check presentation. for the teacher this moment is all about his students. >> doing something like this to where they get excited and participate in trying to get us to be successful and make something like getting new uniforms happen. it's great seeing the twinkle in their eyes. >> the grant was awarded by the farmers insurance, thank america's teachers program. the money will go for new uniforms to replace the ones about 25 years old. >> wow. music to their ears. >> totally. >> world news tonight with david
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muir is next. >> for all of us, tonight, the deadly plane crash. the c-130 carrying members of the national guard plunging from the sky, a massive fireball on a highway below. several dead, and we're on the scene tonight. meantime, the midair scare on another southwest flight. a passenger window cracking midflight, forcing the plane to divert. and it comes just weeks after that southwest engine came apart midair. the showdown with the special counsel tonight. robert mueller now threatening to subpoena president trump if he's not willing to answer questions in the russia investigation. and tonight, right here, the bottom line. does the president have to answer the questions even if there is a subpoena? never before seen video tonight, after the las vegas massacre. the police body cam. you will see and hear the moment they storm that hotel room. tonight, there are severe


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