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and floria hakimi and lara shepherd and na individu individual hakimi and nasim ghanadan. she is a realtor in danville and on the website says she treats her clients like family and her family did confirm she was on a business trip being on board this plane. this plane crashed in a shopping center parking lot in santa ana close to the airport. the pilot needed to make an emergency landing but crashed in the parking lot killing everyone on board. a witness heard a loud noise from the engine. >> i don't know if he lost control or there was something wrong with the engine. but you can hear everything was loud. >> reporter: no one was hurt on the ground. again, the pilot did declare an emergency in the air and given permission to land at orange
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county john wayne airport moments before the crash. the ntsb is investigating the cause. reporting live in danville, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. developing news from san rafael this morning where police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man with life-threatening injuries. authorities say a san rafael officer shot and critically hurt the man they say was threatening police with two knives. the shooting happened just after 9:00 last night on verde and belvedere streets. police tried negotiating with the suspect and using less than lethal rounds of shots on that man with no effect. the man was rushed to a local hospital after the shooting. police have not released his identity yet. >> we are continuing to follow the breaking news in the bay bridge. a deadly shooting has shut down all traffic on the lower deck. >> alexis following the impact it's having on our early commute. >> yeah. as of about five minutes ago they told us that one lane is now open. i'm not seeing anybody moving
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yet though. definitely waiting to see these vehicles put it into gear here and start to move. that has not happened. we're seeing all brake lights for folks leaving san francisco trying to get to the east bay. if you are heading out i definitely recommend heading down to san mateo bridge or north and using the richmond san rafael bridge instead and we are working on getting a live report from the scene as soon as possible and that's an investigation for the deadly shooting that happened at about 2:23 this morning. a look at that backup it has not changed whatsoever from the last few minutes for that east bay 80 backup there. folks leaving san francisco trying to get back to the east bay. we're keeping a close eye on this. alexis, abc 7, if you want updates via twitter as well. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco with a look at the forecast. >> you are never more than seven minutes away. let's look at the cloud cover or lack of. a little mist around half moon bay. take a look from emeryville towards san francisco, on a fog-free morning so far for the bay and the coast.
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we'll see a little bit slip across san francisco in the golden gate as we head through the morning hours. it will go back to the coast and we're going to see and feel warmer temperatures and noon. 61 at the coas 72 ahe bay, 85 inland. look at the warming trend in the afternoon hours, 93 inland to 80 around the bay to still comfortable at the coast, 62. towards 7:00 still a little warm, 73 to 84. the coast you may want to grab a coat, 59 degrees. triple digits coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. see you in a few minutes with that. back to the breaking news on the bay bridge where one person has died and another wounded in a shooting involving three cars. >> that's right. and all eastbound lanes west of treasure island were closed for some time. we got amanda del castillo joining us live. what's the update? >> everything is still at a standstill here. we're seeing people jumping out of their cars and walking back
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to the entrance of the bay bridge, really because they've been here about two hours now. i know that alexis mentioned that one lane did open up. we haven't seen any type of movement at all since then, though. this is all the result of a fatal shooting and subsequent crash that happened earlier this morning. right now you're taking a live look at people just really parked on the bay bridge. what we know about that shooting and crash is that it happened just before 2:30 this morning. we know that a driver said they heard about five shots and then saw an suv kind of careening into them. that suv ended up crashing into that driver who heard those shots. it turns out that the driver of the suv that crashed died of gunshot wounds. there was another passenger who also had gunshot wounds and another who was injured. three people in total in that suv. we know again this is a fatal shooting that driver of the suv as i mentioned still no
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movement, no word on the suspect car. we know that we don't have a description. police are still working to get that to us, but as of right now a lot of people frustrated at the commute, waiting for answers. we are as well. no one moving. motorcycles turning back around and heading the opposite direction on the bay bridge lower deck as you could imagine. just packed with people. we're going to be following this. hopefully we will be able to move in a little bit and connect with chp. for now reporting live on the bay bridge, amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. arson investigators are looking into what set off a fire that killed a 14-year-old girl -- two 14-year-old girls, twins, in fact, and their mother in vallejo early sunday morning. >> yeah. the 14-year-old twins trinh and tram tran and a woman who was their mother became trapped when their house on georgia street caught fire. the twins' nad ape fro side
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window and flagged down a police officer who happened to be driving by. last night friends stopped by to pay their repsects to the family. >> they were really sweet to me. they would always talk to me. one had a really fun attitude and was really loving and they were good girls. >> investigators won't say why, but they believe the fire is suspicious and calling it an active criminal investigation. the wildfires burning in mendocino, and lake counties, exploded in size over the weekend to a combined 267,000 acres burned. >> and new evacuation orders were put into place yesterday. others were lifted though as firefighters were to get a handle on the river and ranch fires. cal fire says stable weather allowed crews to suppress some of the fire activity yesterday. the fires have destroyed 68 homes, 15,000 structures are still threatened, though. crews have 58% containment of the river fire, 23% of the ranch
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fire. crews from australia and new zealand are expected to arrive in redding to help in the battle against the carr fire. the deployment made up of nearly 150 specialists in fire management. the carr fire has burned 160,000 acres of land and 43% contained. yosemite valley will remain closed indefinitely as firefighters struggle to make progress against the ferguson fire. it's burned 89,000 acres since it started three weeks ago and only 38% contained. the west park service had hoped to reopen the valley over the weekend. they say roads into the area are in too much danger from the flames. and you can stay on top of any breaking news updates with our abc 7 news app. sloe download it and enable push alerts. >> bart police searching for attackers who targeted passengers last week. the most recent attack happened saturday morning. a 23-year-old san jose state
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student headed home for the weekend was attacked from behind at theic ct suffered a concussion, broken teeth and possible broken jaw. police say the suspect got away. police also are looking for this man, 27-year-old salomon espinoza accused of using a box cutter to slash two passengers at the macarthur bart station friday night. both victims survived. he did not know them. three bart officers and two oakland officers at the station at the time the suspect managed to escape the station and still is on the loose right now. police say he is a transient who is known to frequent oakland. it's where 18-year-old nia wilson was stabbed to death two weeks ago. john cowell charged in her murder. our story this morning, the breaking news in the bay bridge, that could make the morning commute a mess. >> yeah. traffic on the lower deck really at a shut down still because of the deadly shooting and also a
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crash. alexis following the impact it's having on our commute morning. we got word that one lane opened but it doesn't look very good. >> i know. i am working on contacting chp, obviously they're busy with this right now. just before we went on the air this morning, they said one lane was open. haven't seen any evidence of that yet. we are working to confirm that. you can see folks still just not moving here on the lower deck. everyone leaving san francisco. they're not able to get into that area right around treasure island, your ba buena island because of the investigation and no estimate on when lanes will open back up this morning. we do have amanda on the scene for us. hopefully she will be able to get an update from chp and we can have a little better idea of how long this is going to last here. i'm looking at our emeryville camera to see if we can seeey t. nobodys getting by. quickly do want to show you this on our traffic maps as well. you will be able to use bart for an alternate here shortly once the trains are up and running. i believe there's a couple this
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early in the morning or you can take san mateo bridge or richmond san rafael bridge. at least an hour delay. some have been sitting here two hours. a major sig alert this morning. next traffic update around 4:50. now with mike. >> thank you very much. hi, everybody. waking up to cool conditions in san francisco, can glen park 51, mission, also the castro about 52, along bayview, marina and ocean beach. then around say lake merritt and up towards the financial district, 56. this what is you're going to run into along the coast or near it. golden gate bridge showing the fog and mist hanging in the air and that's where it's going to stay. we have breezes that will kick up during the afternoon hours. a little choppy and blustery for the ferry ride home. and mass transit is going to be cool to mild if you're traveling from san francisco to our outer regions this afternoon. check out the big spread in the north bay. we wake up with mainly sunny conditions and 58.
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already 82 at noon. we'll hang out in the mid to upper 80s this afternoon in places like santa rosa will spike at 93 degrees at 4:00. east bay valleys 65 at 8:00, 20 degrees warmer at noon, 85, look at wall-to-wall sunshine will push us into the mid to upper 90s from 1:00 all the way through 7:00 down to still 84 degrees at 8:00. now we have even warmer weather in the accuweather seven-day forecast. see you in a few minutes. >> delusional morons. >> right-leaning demonstrators and counter protesters come face-to-face in berkeley. some of them end up in police handcuffs. >> facebook is getting into the dating game. the new feature that's rolling out. out. >> travel, cash,
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get screened for colorectal cancer. screening saves lives. all right. good morning, welcome back. we are looking live at the bay bridge. if you want to check out the lower deck it looks like we have a little bit of movement now if you've been with us here for the last 20 minutes or so. we've got a shooting and a crash on the lower deck of the bay bridge. it happened just before 2:30 this morning. at least two people were hit and one of those people did not survive. an investigation is ongoing. all lanes shut down on eastbound 80. looks like one lane is open. next traffic update in just about five minutes. >> you are never more than seven
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minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." >> and the ferguson fire continues to rage on and we still have poor air quality in the san joaquin valley. today's big fire danger around santa barbara until tomorrow morning and the mountains until 9:00 tomorrow evening. that's where the biggest fire danger is. 100 in fresno, 98 in sacramento and chico, 116 palm springs. the heat spreading back. 89 in yosemite to 82 in that. this is the coolest day in tahoe. we're going to be in the upper 80s, near 90. slightly cleaner air but warmer than average, mid 80s, friday, saturday, sunday. thank you. a protest in berkeley led to at least 20 arrests this weekend and dozens of damaged city vehicles. the protest held by a pro-trump conservative group that says it's anti-marxist and larger opposition groups showedo,three.
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>> reporter: each side brought its own bullhorns and made t fa. >> yes to marxism. >> reporter: and from the far right. >> try to create a boogieman so they can capitalize on stupidity. >> reporter: last week a conservative group called the proud boys announced and cancelled a protest for berkeley, but some supporters showed up at civic center park anyway like kyle harris. >> we need to call or demonize the group of people fascists when we're far from it and care about their rights more than they're own. >> reporter: as soon as harris finished speaking he was surrounded by counter-protesters shouting him down. >> berkeley is an immigrant town. >> reporter: those counter-protesters called organizers of the original rally white supremacists. harvey came to watch both sides
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but says there's a disconnect from the tone from a trump supporter on the ground here and what he hears from washington. >> he doesn't sound like he's just saying it to say it or took the time out here to, you know, try to convince somebody else. we don't get that same kind of rhetoric from the white house. >> reporter: berkeley police had a heavy presence at today's demonstrations. officers made 20 arrests, most from bringing items that could be used as weapons like these. and these. they're still trying to determine who is responsible for vandalizing 21 city vehicles, breaking their windows while they were parked. >> that was abc 7 news anchor eric thomas reporting. berkeley police say at one po point marchers threw fireworks at officers who then responded by throwing smoke grenades and firing rubber bulletses. no reports of any serious injuries. some of the most dangerous highways in america located here in california and one of them is
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a busy bay area freeway. value pay looked at federal highway safety data to come up with the ranking. highway 101 in santa clara came to be the 16th most dangerous highway in the u.s. with 597 fatal crashes between 2010 and 2016. interstate 5 is the fourth most dangerous highway in the u.s. there were 680 fatal crashes on i-5 and los angeles county alone within the same time frame. the country's most dangerous highway is u.s. route 93 in arizona between the hoover dam and wickenburg, arizona. a live look at the bay bridge behind us, and we are following breaking news on the bridge that could make your morning commute a little bit difficult. >> traffic on the lower deck had been shut down for hours because of a deadly shooting. i'm trying to see if i'm seeing any red lights moving. >> they're moving a little bit. doesn't look like much but i have been watching this closely over the last 20 minutes or so since they told us they opened up one lane on eastbound 80 and
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a few have trickled through. you're seeing folks tap the brakes. that's an indication they have turned on their engines and have the vehicles in drive. they're not moving quickly but i am watching our emeryville camera on the right-hand side that's traffic heading into the city, left-hand side eastbound traffic and they have made it past treasure island where the shooting investigation is ongoing there on eastbound 80. so very slowly traffic is starting to trickle by. i definitely still recommend heading south to san mateo bridge. or taking the richmond san rafael bridge. delays of at least an hour and we always see this whenever we have traffic shut down, but we have reports of a hit-and-run crash just beyond this closure and a disabled vehicle as well. folks just want to get going so badly, we usually have a couple secondary crashes as well. next update before 5:00. let's check in with mike nicco. >> thank you very much, alexis. hi, everybody. you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. want to start by opening the weather window on the east bay
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hills. nothing out there. it is clear this morning until you get to the coast. quick sunshine and the warming trend begins today. our this afternoon will be wednesday and thursday. good news it will fall into the 50s and 60s at 9:00. that's pretty comfortable. we have a little bit of fog trying to push across san francisco and the golden gate early this morning, but it's quickly back to the coast. that's where it's going to stay. it will break up from sunshine from time to time, so we'll call it partly cloudy at the coast while we're wall-to-wall sunshine. 80 milpitas, and nearly 100 at gilroy. santa cruz 79 today. peninsula, low to mid 80s through redwood city and mid to upper 70s from san mateo and millbrae. mid 60s along the coast this afternoon to 62 in the sunset. we'll near 70 in downtown, south san francisco, sausalito 72 mid 80s to mid 90s through the north bay. along the east bay shore, mid to upper 70s, 76 oakland to 80 freemont the warm spot, 87 owe
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ren da through the east bay hills and out of the valleys low to upper 90s. a look at tonight's temperatures. a lot of 50s out there, sure a few low to mid 60s, but still that's not bad considering how hot it's going to be during date. when we get into wednesday and thursday, triple digits inland and 90s around the bay, 70 at the coast. temperatures by the weekend roll back to average. >> thank you, mike. move over tinder and bumble, facebook is rolling out a dating feature. >> airbnb giving you a chance to spend the night at the great wall of china. here's this morning's tech bites. >> in today's tech bites, facebook's new dating feature. the company employees are intern aly testing it out. >> users will be able to browse matches based on what facebook knows about them. here in the u.s. it will be limited to users 18 and over. and doctors have coined a phrase nap chaths dysmorphia. >> the psychology of patients seeking surgery to look more like the filtered versions of themselves on snap.
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good morning, san rafael. check out the lack of fog and cloud cover here and it's the north bay that's going to see the biggest discrepancy between average and what today's temperature is going to end up about ten degrees warmer than average. concord 94, six above average, oakland, 76, about six degrees above average, look at everybody else, two to four degrees above
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average the first day of the warmth. jessica? >> thank you. a new study shows lyme disease is on the rise in california. lyme is spread by ticks in the summer months. quest diagnostics looked at lab tests from 6 million people and researchers found a large spike in the disease between 2016 and 2017. they say there was a significant jump in california with 485 people showing symptoms. that is an increase of almost 200%. lyme disease can cause fever, headache, fatigue and a skin rash. all right. taking a look at our srig alert. the lower deck of the bay bridge at a standstill. this is an ongoing investigation into a deadly shooting and crash that happened around 2:23 this morning. all lanes were shut down for about two hours. just before we went on the air at 4:30, they did tell us that chp opened one lane up on the lower deck of the bay bridge. we saw traffic moving for a few minutes. . that is no longer the case.
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we're back at a standstill. everyone else quiet. westbound 580, tracy to dublin, no delays antioch to concord or san rafael to san francisco. good morning, mike. >> hi, everybody. the world series chams. in town to take on the giants at at&t park. 63, dropping down to about 59. it will be breezy at normal. talk about hector. he is churning out in the ocean all by himself right now. category 4. nearly a 5. 140-mile-per-hour winds, still a thousand miles away from hawaii but going to churn across the ocean. we have hurricane warnings up for the entire island chain as this thing is going to pass to the south with 115-mile-per-hour winds, a lot of rain and lot of dangerous surf. >> thank you. a local airport about to become one of the first in the country to fully roll out facial recognition software and next at 5:00, we'll break down exactly what that means. >> demi lovato making her comments since an overdose and
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