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right now at 6:00, sky 7 live over breaking news in fremont. crews are just about done cleaning up interstate 880 after a horrific crash left three people dead late last night. this has been a major investigation through out the night. the freeway has been closed for more than eight hours. >> we know this morning two of the victims were under the age of 18. the investigator says a driver was under the influence of marijuana. >> abc 7's matt keller live in fremont. >> reporter: good morning. a horrific crash in fremont. you can see one of the vehicles involved is on the back of the tow truck, this cadillac escalade. you can see the damage that was done to that. they are still working on getting this -- all the lanes open for traffic. hopefully they'll do that in the next couple minutes here. here is video from the scene from last night.
the chp says one of the five vehicles involved, that cadillac escalade rolled over several times in the crash. eight people were inside. three people were ejected, a woman, a young adult in their teens and a juvenile killed. five others in the vehicle were hurt and taken to the hospital. four of them were juveniles. one is in critical condition. chp says the man at the while of a white toyota camry was reported to be speeding and driving recklessly. >> they determined he was under the influence of marijuana. >> reporter: the driver was arrested. the drivers of the three other vehicles involved were not involved. the chp expects to release more information later this morning on the person who was arrested. we'll monitor the situation. waiting for them to open up the northbound lanes of 880 in fremont. live in fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> alexis, what are you watching? >> live to sky 7.
they're over the scene for us. all lanes of northbound 880 fully closed between auto mall parkway and that scene where matt was. you can see auto mall parkway, that's where all the vehicles are being forced to take that exit. looking at a hefty backup for all the folks heading northbound and approaching that scene. it looks like we're at about three miles right now. femont boulevard or mission boulevard are certainly options. as sky 7 heads back out to the scene there, they are saying any minute we will have the lanes back open. for now that is certainly our biggest traffic issue. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco with a look at the forecast. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather foreca forecast. showers around lake berryessa towards vacaville. more developing in the central valley. this is the chance we've been talking about. we wake up this morning, partly
sunny with a broken deck of louds, low to mid 50s constant today will be the below average temperatures, from upper 50s to low 60s at noon, upper 50s to low 60s at 4:00 and jacket weather at 7:00. a fairfield mom accused of abusing her ten kids and raising them in squaller has been out on bail. we'll be watching this morning to see if that changes. >> that's because she's headed back to court to face much more serious charges. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live in fairfield. amy? >> reporter: she's due here at court at 8:30 this morning. her husband, the children's father, has been speaking out from jail. jonathan allen says he is not an animal. he wants to tell his children that he loves them. he and his wife ina rogers are
accused of abusing their ten kids. police released pictures from inside their home showing feces on the bathroom floor. police say the messy home was full of garbage. police say the kids were tortured, sometimes for sadistic purposes and sometimes shot with a pellet gun. the father de nyes it. >> i'm not a cruel dad whatsoever. i may look like x, y and z, but i am not a cruel dad whatsoever. i'm the most loving parent that i can possibly be. >> reporter: he says the kids were brainwashed into thinking they were abused. rogers faces nine counts of felony child abuse. she is set to be in court this morning. the children are now in custody with her mother, their grandmother. live in fairfield, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> now a live desk update.
>> storms have been pounding the east coast. i want to show you some of our newest video we got in overnight. look at this. meanwhile the death toll has gone up to five people dead because of these storms. right now there are hundreds of thousands of homes without power. look at this photo from connecticut. lightning strikes forcing the evacuation of a control tower at this airport in hartford county. the storm hit so fast, it grounded planes, stopped this is the scene at grand central station in new york. it was a really chaotic scene. a state of emergency in new york because of these storms check the flight schedules before you head to the airports this morning. the resignation of a santa clara city councilman is official. the council voted to accept
dominic caserta's resignation last night after nine people filed complaints ranging from sexual misconduct to sexual assault. one accuser was part of his campaign staff, others students at santa clara high school. >> a sexual predator. he needs to register. he needs to be -- it's just not right. >> i was saddened to hear that i was not the only one, that this was a pattern of behavior. >> he denies the allegations. he was running for county supervisor but has since dropped out of the race. oakland neighbors came together calling for civic action after this video went viral. it shows a white woman calling police on african-americans who were barbecuing at lake merritt. >> the group held a cookout and a grill your government rally outside city hall yesterday. last month a woman reported the men because they were using a charcoal grill in an area
designated for non-charcoal grills. the woman stayed at that scene for two hours until police got there. snyder thinks the incident was racially motivated. >> there was something about the way she was saying things, you don't belong here. to me a lot of coded words. >> the woman you see here calling police is heard on the video saying that her complaint has nothing to do with race and she was concerned about the use of charcoal. she has now become a meme. people all over the place tweeting and putting her on facebook. it's become an interesting conversation. 6:07 now. amazon making big changes to try to promote diversity. pumping the brakes on towing fees. the change san francisco issic maing to bring relief for drivers. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. about 30% chance of getting wet today and a 20% chance tuesday. in bet
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forced off at auto mall parkway. a deadly crash, three people died in the collision last night just north of there at stevenson. initially chp was hoping to have lanes back open by 5:30 this morning. they still haven't opened any lanes. as we zoom in to the scene, it looks like we're getting close. we may be seeing the first few vehicles heading through that closure right now. perhaps we've got a couple lanes back open. although to me a couple moments ago, it looked like we still had vehicles forced off. i'll have an update in a few. let's check in with mike nicco. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. guerneville and mill valley, clear lake in the upper 40s, everybody else in the low to mid 50s in the north bay. coupe tone know at about 47 degrees. a deck of broken cloud cover from the exploratorium. you'll need the sunglasses faster today. temperatures remain comfortable.
chilled sunshine at the beaches today. in san francisco, upper 50s throughout the 10:00 this morning hour until 6:00 this evening. mid 50s during the 8:00 to 10:00 hour this evening. in the south bay, 57 this morning, 61 at noon. and then mid to upper 60s throughout the rest of the day, falling back to about 60 by 8:00. a chance of showers today. i just saw a few pop up on live doppler 7. i'll have a look at that next. a break for some people who have their car towed in san francisco. is sfmta has agreed to waive hundreds in fees for low income people. you have to make $25,000 or less or your household has to bring in $50,000 or less. people who qualify can also get a payment plan. an average towing fee in san francisco is $557, the highest in the nation. under this new policy, if you qualify, you would end up paying about $229. >> what a steep fee.
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was built in 1914. in 2012 the postal service said it wanted to sell the building to someone who would use it for commercial purposes. protesters even camped out to stop that from happening. the city of berkeley sued to protect the postal office and the postal service sued back. the u.s. district judge sided with berkeley yesterday. the self-driving car war continues to get more crowded as companies compete in this emerging market. one company has made a big push, apple. >> apple now has the second most self-driving car permits with the dmv. general motors' cruise tops the field with 104. apple with three permits last year has 55. waymo has 51. these are permits with safety drivers, not completely driverless cars. an a-list cast and crew working on a movie about the
theranos scandal. vanessa taylor will be writing the screenplay. directed by the big short writer adam mckay and star jennifer lawrence. in 2015 it fell over claims of inaccurate testing and fraud. a justin timberlake super fan is smiling after her wish came true. >> it started with a viral video of an 88-year-old florida grandmother surprised with tickets to see her favorite singer. >> where are you going? >> oh, god. >> hello there. >> ah. i'm so excited to meet you. >> this is ms. maloney, better known as nammy to her family and friends. she got to meet justin timberlake after the manager arranged it. she made the post of the
situation, asked timberlake for a special request. >> do you think your wife will mind if i kiss you on the cheek? >> she won't mind. >> don't tell her. >> i won't. >> what is going on here? i'm getting hustled. >> so she didn't get the second kiss, but she did get and i love you shout out from the stage. the singer did that during the concert. nammy says she plans to frame her ticket and autograph so she never forgets her thrilling night. >> very happy for nammy. dreams do come true, at least half. >> you really can't have it all. >> would you rather be kissed or kiss him? that would be the question i guess. >> she didn't get a choice. we're still happy for her. >> that was neat. let's talk about what's going on some showers popping up on live doppler 7. this isn't your average morning.
these are cumulous clouds that will build up and drop a spinningal or showers mixed in with sunshine today. it will be cool with a trance tapering tonight. warming back to average before another cooling trend next week. along 128 towards saint helena and calistoga, you can also see this storm could hit calistoga at about 6:35. it's about 6:20 right now. that gives you a little time to get ready for a brief push of wet weather. in oak dale, a thunderstorm developing. put these into motion and with an area of low pressure over top of us, they're moving in a counterclock wise fashion. they'll move from southeast to northwest. the best chance in the north bay, the central valley in the sierras as we head into the lunch hour. showers developing off the coast and some could rotate into our neighborhoods. by 8:00, you can see a little tapering, maybe a stray shower tonight or a sprinkle. tomorrow afternoon there's a
slight chance around cloverdale, lakeport and ukiah. otherwise temperatures about the same, maybe a touch warmer. as far as the rainfall, you can see hardly anything falls around us. if it does, it will be inch. temperatures cool sunday, monday and tuesday. a light chance of showers out there, but it's dry. let's get to alexis. >> live to sky 7 over our major traffic alert. things improving, tall trance crews picking up cones, this closure in place since 9:30 last night. here we are coming up on nine hours of this closure for northbound 880 in fremont. the closure wrapping up at auto mall parkway. that is for the crash that occurred last night, the deadly crash around stevenson. as you can see, things starting to move. i want to take you live to the scene on the ground. this is where our matt keller has been set up all morning.
we still have vehicles involved in the crash off on the shoulder, but they have all the debris cleaned up out of the roadway and all lanes will be back open shortly. certainly good news here. i want to zoom in and show you on the traffic maps. the backup not horrible. stop and go for about a mile approaching the scene. that's starting to improve. southbound 880 before whipple, a crash pushed off to the shoulder. heavy delays in that area. good morning america coming up at 7:00. >> let's check in with ginger zee for a look at what's ahead. >> good morning, reggie and natasha. nice to be with both of you. we've got the new news overnight about north korea doubling down suddenly, threatening to cancel that historic summit with president trump. could the meeting between the two leaders fall apart? also ahead, the new twist days before the royal wedding. meghan markle's father likely won't make it as her mother is spotted heading to london. what thomas markal is saying and
who will walk meghan down the aisle. >> and what do you hear? >> laurel. >> i heard yanny there. everybody hears something different. >> oh, ginger. >> ginger and i are on the same page. we're like besties. we're tight like that. >> you read her book after i read it and gave it to you. let's not talk about teams yet. >> team yanny. >> new at 6:00, how you can own an iconic piece of toys "r" us as the company prepares to go out of business. new developments in the controversy surrounding the wrong tracks laid down for the new central subway project. it may have happened befo music♪ [freeway traffic]
served president obama as special counsel and ambassador. maybe bleich can't pull off the rockstar look... but his progressive record is solid gold. . you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. a couple things on the map right here. first, i want to look at the scale, the chance of severe thunderstorms. the area in the green to the east and north of us, that's a chance of general thunderstorms. right now we have showers in the northern napa valley. more are coming our way this afternoon. >> mike, thank you. amazon adopting a new policy to try to promote diversity following the lead of companies like facebook and sales force.
in a filing with the securities and exchange commission, amazon announced new board members will be selected from a pool that includes women and minorities. the move comes after amazon's board reportedly opposed that move which outraged many employees. according to recode, amazon's current board is all white with just three women. if you're hoping to buy a house in san francisco, you might also need a raise. a new report from the california association of realtors shows a record income needed to buy a median-priced single family home. and here are those numbers. you now need to make about $333,000 a year -- again, a median-priced home. it's going to run you about $1.6 million. this is only the city of san francisco. other cities in the bay area are more affordable, but not much. toys "r" us is putting its
famous mascot jeffrey the giraffe on the auction block. the company is selling into intellectual property, which includes jeffrey, the babies "r" us brand. brand specialists say it could be one of the most valuable brands ever sold by a company going out of business. homes were destroyed in the north bay wildfires, why some people still aren't allowed to return. >> taking another look at our situation in fremont. sky 7 over northbound 880 where we're almost all the way back open. you can see the cal transcrews moving back. they still have a few more cones to pick up. again, traffic is moving and we should be totally done with
now at 6:30, breaking news. authorities say a dui driver slammed into cars on 880 in fremont. the highway just starting to move again after eight hours shut down. three people dead, five people in the hospital right now. also, a new twist in the controversy over san central s. the contractor accused of
installing the wrong tracks. now there are concerns the same mistake may have been made before. plus, new drama before the royal wedding and the new details about the ceremony released overnight. we are live in windsor, england. good morning on this wednesday, may 16th. it is 6:31. thanks for being with us today. >> a whole lot going on already. let's start with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning. let's talk about live doppler 7. don't get to use it very many times this time of the season, but look at this. just north of concord where 234 and 4 come together, a light shower right there. that will head possibly towards the bridge there and maybe towards the carquinez bridge. you can see in the northern part of the napa valley, showers falling apart as they head towards saint helena. my forecast today, everybody cooler than average in my 12-hour accuweather day planner. at any time today, a sprinkle to
stray shower is possible. the best chance of thunderstorms will be to our east in the central valley. let's get an update on the commute with alexis. >> back live to sky 7 where i believe i just watched caltrans crews picked up the very last of the cones with this closure due to the fatal crash that happened around 9:30 on northbound 880. it looks like they have flares up and they have one lane blocked, the far left lane blocked. that's a safety precaution until their crews can totally clear. the northbound 880 is reopening right now. we just about have all the lanes back open. backed up from mission approaching that. everyone was forced off at auto mall parkway. that no longer the case. let's get out to abc 7 news reporter matt keller who has been live along 880 all morning tracking this investigation. >> reporter: good morning, alexis. this has been a horrible morning and a horrible night.
terrible crash that occurred here last night. three people killed, but the good news is after 8 1/2 hours of having northbound 880 closed here at auto mall parkway to stevenson boulevard, it's back open. it's been open for about 20 minutes now. you can see traffic moving well. here is video of the cadillac escalade being moved out of the way. the escalade rolled several times. three were killed and five others hurt and taken to the hospital. four were juveniles. one is in critical condition. chp says the man at the wheel of a white toyota camry was reported to be speeding and driving recklessly before the crash. he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana. >> the decision this person made to drive under the influence changed these people's lives forever. driving under the influence of marijuana is just as bad as driving under the influence of
alcohol. >> that driver appeared to be okay but taken to the hospital to be checked out. the driver of the three other vehicles involved were not hurt. matt keller, abc 7 news. new developments in the central subway fiasco. san francisco has investigated the contractor of installing the wrong steel before. conquest has several contracts with sfmta. this is video from chinatown where the city claims workers incorrectly installed standard strength instead of high strength steel. they're accused of doing the same thing as a muni rail yard in february. an investigation then found the contractor did not install the wrong rail. there may be help for residents of a santa rosa mobile home park. a proposal to convert horse stables into temporary housing according to "the chronicle." last month we reported 40 mobile
homes remain standing after the north bay wildfires. homeowners say insurance won't pay out for them. because the park is still red tagged, they can't live there. many residents are low income or retired seniors. this morning, the san francisco police commission is effectively paralyzed after a surprising board of supervisors vote last night. the board rejected the reappointment of joseph marshal and sonia melara. without the two, the commission has only three members which is not enough to hold meetings or make any decisions. their work includes taser use policy, doj reforms about police shootings and a search for a new police chief if bill scott gets lapd's top job. >> they've done a great job for the residents of san francisco. this is all politics and it's embarrassing for the board of supervisors to do this. >> instead of just rubber stamping and going the easy route which is what mayor farrell was proposing, i think we need to put a little more
thought and energy into selecting highly motivated new candidates. >> other supervisors who rejected the reappointment say they think the new mayor should make the decisions after the june election. look at this huge plume of ash. i want to get you the latest on hawaii's big island. a new burst of volcanic ash spewing from kilauea. we know overnight a new fissure opened up. that brings the total of cracks up to 20 at this point. there's a code red for air quality near those active fissures. hazardous sulfur dioxide is, quote, an immediate danger to health, and kill wah yeah's caldrons have dropped more than 1,000 feet. that means scientists are warning everyone when that water hits the water table, it could trigger a major eruption.
they are on high alert. the eruption could last for several weeks. we're watching things closely. back to you. developing news now, investigators say a deadly explosion that rocked a medical office building in orange county was likely intentional. the blast yesterday killed a woman and hurt three other people. a nearby day care had to be evacuated. first responders helped take the children to a nearby target store. investigators think the explosion may have come from a package. they're still sifting through the blast debris to try to find the exact source. a fairfield mom accused of abusing her ten kids and raising them in squaller is going to be back in court. prosecutors plan to file felony charges against her. >> initially she only faced misdemeanors. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in fairfield. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, natasha. she now faces nine felony child abuse charges. meanwhile, her husband is speaking out from jail. he says authorities have it all wrong. he says his german shepherd
puppy is responsible for the mess of fee sees you see in the bathroom from the pictures released by police from inside the home. other pictures show a messy house, but the dad says it functions well with the older kids caring for the younger ones. police accuse jonathan allen and ina rogers of child abuse, saying that the children had been punched, burned and even experienced >> they have a normal life except for being in home school. they have a normal life. i gave my everything to these children, my everything. but the police demonize me all the way down to the names i picked for my children. >> reporter: allen says the kids have been brainwashed into thinking they were abused. the children are now in the care of their maternal grandmother. they mother will appear in court this morning at 8:30. their dad is being held in jail.
his bail has been set at $5.2 million. live from fairfield, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. broaden out live doppler 7 and show how active it's getting in the val valley. several thunderstorms active right now. they're moving from the southeast to the northwest. keep an eye in the north bay. i'll keep an eye on it, too, you can follow me if you step away, or great reminder, download our app and you can follow live doppler 7 there. temperatures mid to upper 40s through most of the south bay. san jose in the low 50s. a lot of low to mid 50s in our other neighborhoods. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where alexis told me about a little over an hour ago, about 70 minutes ago the metering lights were turned on. if you're driving today, showers are possible, we'll call it fair. the heat is absent. cool this morning, mild this afternoon a your mass transit
stops. for the kids, partly sunny for the better part of the day, a stray shower here and there. enjoy the temperatures. in the mid 60s except for the roast and the upper 50s through san francisco. we could have a few upper 60s in places like our inland east bay neighborhoods in san jose. tonight, the threat of the showers tapers. we'll call it mostly cloudy and low to mid 50s. we'll bring alexis in once again keeping an eye on 880. is that the big story? >> it is. things really improving in the last few minutes. live to sky 7 where everything is picked up. we watched caltrans crews pick up the last of the cones. this is all following the deadly crash that happened around 9:30 last night at stevenson. everything is moving once again. we have a little stop-and-go traffic approaching the scene. it looks like it's clearly quickly. again, all lanes are back open and things are looking much,
much better. the investigation has wrapped. all the vehicles involved have cleared from the scene. a quick check of where this was on our traffic maps. looks like heavy traffic south of there, south of mission. everything moving along fine. definitely an improvement this morning. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze, 27 minutes. about 21 across the bay bridge. san francisco to sfo on the 101, still looking good at nine minutes. amazon prime members, more discounts at whole foods headed your way. looking live at th board, up abo
all eyes on solano county. look just to the south of fairfield in cordelia, an active thunderstorm that's going to go right between those two cities, bringing a burst of rain, maybe small hail and lightning as it moves from southeast to northwe northwest. another about to cross over 680, between there and benicia. our best chance of thunderstorms will be right outside our neighborhoods. you can see they're rotating towards us as it gets very active across northern california today. if you're heading down south, a lot more sunshine and a lot quieter. >> breaking news from the abc 7
live desk. >> moments ago during the commercial break we learned the senate intelligence committee recommended that the full senate confirm gina haspel as cia director. if they do so, she'll become the first female director of the cia. she promised she won't bring back banned torture techniques she's been criticized over. the full senate vote will be more challenging. several republican senators have already said that they will vote no. >> jessica, thank you. it's 6:45 right now. a new push in san francisco to cut back on plastic and save the environment. supervisors are considering legislation that would ban plastic straws and coffee stirrers and cocktail sticks. yesterday katy tang and safai wanted only compostable straws. if it passes, it would take effect july of next year.
a computer outage is causing problems for patients and employees in the sutter health system. officials say the out staj is forcing doctors and nurses to enter patient information manually. some surgery and appointments are being rescheduled. if you have an appointment, you should plan to arrive as scheduled unless you're contacted by your doctor's office. 15 california officials will meet with president trump in d.c. to talk about immigration. among them are two law enforcement officials from the central valley. sheriff adam christiansen and sheriff margaret mimms, both publicly critical of sanctuary policies which restrict cooperation with federal immigration officials. now on to your morning money report. if you're an amazon prime member, you're about to get more discounts at whole foods. >> prime members will get an additional 10% off sale items and exclusive deals on certain groceries.
the deals start in florida today and expand nationwide. since buying whole foods last summer, amazon has cut prices, offered same day delivery and extended cash back rewards to whole foods purchases. walmart is going high end. the company announced a new partnership with lord & taylor. walmart will have a lord & taylor store on its website, offering 125 brands like tommy bahama and lucky brand. the partnership is an effort to widen walmart's brand and compete with amazon. taking a live look right now at the new york stock exchange. we're up just about 34 points, 24 howe 742. overnight global markets took a hit over fears that north korea may back out of the summit with president trump. are you team yanny or team laurel? there is no bigger debate on the internet right now. this is all about an audio riddle with two possibilities. >> some people are hearing both.
they're yanny-laurel fluent. listen for yourself. >> laurel, laurel. >> my question is how could it be anything other than yanny? you just hear yanny, yanny. >> i still haven't heard yanny. we'll give you one more try at i. >> laurel, laurel. >> i don't know. >> audio ex-piperts are offerinr explanations. if you tend to hear higher pitches, you hear yanny. if you're a lower-pitch person, you hear laurel. if you want to hear it again or just spark the debate in your office or home, i'm warning you, you'll never hear the end of it or go to abc7news.com. >> i'm stunned. most of this desk here is laurel. i know jessica has heard both. >> this time i only heard yanny. >> what? >> come over to the dark side. >> make a decision, woman. >> which side are you on? >> yanny. >> so 3-2. >> yeah, team laurel.
>> we'll keep that debate going behind the scenes. we've got to jump into live doppler 7 and show you what's going on at 6:49. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. you can see the cloud deck is definitely different than yesterday, no fog, no marine layer. partly sunny, stray showers, even a slight chance of a thunderstorm possible. minor warming trend for tomorrow through saturday. see this curl in the atmosphere, that's a chunk of energy. low pressure that creates lift in the atmosphere. it's today's trigger. let's see what it's doing right now. you can see just to the south of fairfield, grizzly island road, pretty active thunderstorm right there. let's see where it's going. up to the northwest at about 30 miles per hour. so in cordelia in about less than four minutes, napa 7:05 and yountville if it holds together at 7:16, you could get lightning, even brief downpour and small hail. as we get deeper into the forecast, it looks like the north bay is going to be the
best chance as the storms will develop mainly in the central valley and high country and rotate back towards us. however, on the low side, you can see the moisture coming in the santa cruz mountains dee iablo range. overnight it will be those areas that have our best chance, maybe a little for the rest of us and tomorrow afternoon it will be mainly in the north bay. we'll get less than a couple hundreds of an inch of rain, if you caught caught under one of these, which most of us won't. temperatures back to average on sunday and drop off the table again sunday, monday and tuesday. back live to ska 7 in fremont. a huge issue, all of northbound 880 was shut down for most of the morning. about 30 minutes ago those lanes started opening up, everything back open now. northbound 880 at stevenson, back to auto maul parkway, no lane restrictions. that is starting to unwind quickly. the bad news is we've got a couple other pretty significant problems northbound 280 before
you get to san jose avenue and the south side of san francisco, a crash involving a motorcycle. sounds like that rider is down with possible injuries and the bike caught fire, so emergency crews arriving to the scene. a couple issues if you're doing the by bridge commute, a disabled vehicle blocking lane three. and a two-car crash before you get to the metering lights as well. president trump's anticipated sit-down with north korean leader kim jong-un is now in jeopardy. >> north korea threatening to cancel the upcoming summit over south korea-u.s. military drills calling them provocative. a state department spokesperson is defending the drills calling the exercises legal and planned in advance. >> we have not heard anything from that government or the government of south korea to indicate that we would not continue conducting these exercises. >> the north abruptly canceled a planned meeting with the south
today. north korean officials issued a statement saying, if the u.s. is trying to drive us into a corner, we cannot but reconsider our proceeding to the dprk-us summit. a stolen credit card used at this hilton garden garden garden crack the case. the suspects had stolen credit cards, checkbooks, electronic card readers and meth. investigators say they'll contact all the victims they know about. happening today, the senate will vote on a measure about net neutrality. democrats are pushing to repeal changes to net neutrality rules passed by the fcc in december. they have enough support to pass legislation in the senate. but it will likely die in the house. net neutrality prevents broadband providers from blocking or slowing web traffic. those trying to reveal the changes the fcc made last year say they give too much power to
internet service providers. mills college in oakland is launching its first fully online degree next year. students can use a master of arts in education leadership without ever having to sit in a classroom. the price for the online courses will be similar to what it costs to take classes on campus. british researchers developed a molecule that could make colds a thing of the past. in lab tests the molecule blocked viruses that caused colds and prevent them from taking control of human cells. it's exciting because it may block many strains unlike the more limited flu vaccine. researchers say the molecule appears to be safe for human cells. they next plan to move on to testing it in animals and eventually to people. mark your calenders friday morning. kylee jenner is coming to town, at least her popup shop is. she posted this on instagram writing, coming for your san francisco. the popup opens friday at 10:00 a.m. at 21 grant avenue.
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doesn't that sound fu welcome back. quickly want to show you live images coming into our live desk. a huge fire burning in san gabriel in los angeles county. it's just east of the city of los angeles. you can see a huge plume of smoke. still flames there as firefighters battle that fire at a strip mall. no word on the there were any people inside, when this fire started. still very early in the morning. perhaps those businesses not quite open yet and no word on the cause of the fire yet. we are watching things closely with our sister station in los angeles for you. >> thank you, jessica. it's 6:57. whether you're just joining us
or about to head out the door, here are the 7 things you need to know before you go. >> three people are dead after a crash involving five vehicles on 880 near stevenson in fremont. five other victims were taken to the hospital vlgts chp believes the person who caused the crash was driving under the influence of marijuana. >> that crash was the cause of a full closure of 880 for about nine hours. they got everything back open about 20 minutes ago. as you can see, traffic on the bottom, the northbound side of 880 moving along just find. no residual delays. >> number three, check out live doppler 7. check out all the thunderstorms in the central valley. some of them rotating through solano county towards cordelia. we can see more as the afternoon wears on. >> number four, the fairfield mother accused of letting her ten children live in squaller will be back in court to face child abuse charges. her husband is charged with
torture and child cruelty. >> number five, president trump's anticipated sit-down with north korean lead are kim jong-un is now in jeopardy. north korea threatening to cancel the summit because it believes south korean and u.s. military drills are provacative. >> number six, computer problems affecting all 24 sutter health locations this morning. if you have an appointment, you should plan to arrive as scheduled unless contacted by your doctor's office. >> number seven, dub nation will be cheering on the warriors tonight when they play the rockets in game two of the western conference finals. the dubs beat the rockets in game one on monday night. tip-off is at 6:00 p.m., playing again in houston. >> a 2-0 lead sounds good to me. >> it's a must-win for the rockets. you go down 2-0 at home. >> cavaliers went down last night. >> celtics playing well. >> you think steph curry hears laurel or yanny?
>> definitely yanny. >> gma is starting right n good morning, america. deadly storms ravage half the country. winds topping 80 miles an hour sending trees flying. flash floods forcing rescues, lightning hitting an airport. hundreds of flights canceled. now this morning 50 million americans in the storm zone. also breaking, north korea threatens to cancel that summit with president trump over pressure to abandon their nuclear weapons. what is this curveball from kim jong-un revealing about their negotiating strategy? the white house responds this morning. deadly explosion in california. >> i need to have the building evacuated. all the crews pull back from the incident. >> bomb squads on the scene. dozens of children nearby forced to evacuate. authorities now investigating. was this blast intentional? new twist in the royal