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>>ing. it's tuesday, august 21st. natasha is off this morning. >> thanks for being with us. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco, fresh and back from vacation. >> thank you, reggie. i appreciate that. hi, everybody. look at what's back also. a thicker marine layer, one with more moisture. frizz factor high today for all of us. in fact, you may have to reintroduce yourself to however your turn your wind shield wipers on in your car. clouds will open up by noon. some will linger on the coast and the bay by 4:00 where temperature will be in the low 70s. 60s at the coast, and grab a coat if you're heading out this evening. back in the 60s by 7:00. let's see if there's issues on the roads. here's alexis with the answers. >> we started off quiet but we have a couple trouble spots to get to now. one in hayward. three to four-car crash hbound 92 interchange. the left center lane is blocked
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right now. have not gotten word on injuries but that's definitely starting to slow things down in the area from about state route 238, averaging just over 20 miles per hour. hopefully they're able to clear that soon. that's a tough spot to have anything blocking. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza from the emeryville camera. the metering lights on around 5:20. carpool lanes moving fast. cash and fast track, you have to wait through a backup. we have an issue on the eastbound side of 880. >> speaking of the commute, hundreds of thousands of us take b.a.r.t. every day, and like a lot of you, i see people jumping those fare gates every day. >> now there's a plan to slow it down. matt keller is live with more on the idea and also the cost. >> good morning, jessica and reggie. b.a.r.t. has tried a lot to try to get people to pay their fares. they have cameras with monitors, inspectors, but aartl ihey from people going up and around the gates. they're going to study it.
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b.a.r.t. is not allowed to modify them because the contractor owns the software. the only solution would be to replace the entire system, and that could cost between $150 million and $200 million, but the status quo doesn't appear to be working either. b.a.r.t. says it it's a krausco problem that seems to be getting worse. >> $25 million at least. it's sending the wrong message when one person hops over and the other doesn't that we need to fast track the replacement of these gates. even though they still work. >> now, b.a.r.t. says losing $25 million a year to those fare evieders. b.a.r.t. will conduct a study to determine what it would take to replace the gates. they'll look at what other cities like new york are doing. the study will be presented to the board some time in the spring of 2019. this is not just a money thing. b.a.r.t. also acknowledges there's a correlation between this kind of behavior and crimes committed at different stations. reporting live here in fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> thank you. developing news on the peninsula.
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san bruno police believe a man accused of making a sex tape without a woman's permission might have targeted other victims as well. you are looking here at the suspect, 31-year-old scott inouye. a woman complained to san bruno police earlier this month he had recorded a consensual sexual encounter between the two of them. she says she did not give him permission to videotape those intimate acts. >> the sonoma county sheriff'sophorous is investigating the death of a man found in the russian river. the 29-year-old was reported missing sunday night after friends say he did not show up for dinner while vacationing at a rental home. his friends found his flip-flops and t-shirt on a dock at the edge of the river and his phone was inside the home. his identity has not bib released. >> a short police pursuit ended in a crash in san francisco last night. abc 7 news was at beale and bryant streets where the driver of this jeep slammed into a car. police arrested four people inside the jeep.
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they show the rescue crew and damage. police say the jeep hit a toyota echo as well and that driver was taken to the hospital with complaints of pain. the jeep is connected to an earlier auto burglary. if you can see -- you can see here san jose firefighters working on a fire that broke out on cafe drive last night. 18 people, including 8 children, are now displaced. in total, two homes are damaged. the cause is under investigation. a marin county pastor faces accusations of sexually abusing a woman in his congregation. >> his accuser also worked for him at their church. kimberly and her husband chris attended the quest church in novato. they turned to pastor joe everly for guidance when they had marital troubles. kimberly then claims her boss abused the information that she shared to make sexual advances at work. >> trivial example would be, you
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know, i wanted my husband to be more romantic, so if i had a really hard day with the kids, i want him to draw me a bubble bath. for that week, every day that week on my desk at work, he a bubble bath kit. >> also accusing everly of forcing her to have an abortion against her will after their relationship became physical. everly was not available when abc 7 asked him for a comment. >> in the north bay, a car thief apparently had a change of heart, thank goodness, after realizing who was in the back seat. santa rosa police say the thief took this mercedes-benz yesterday. the car was left running and an 18-month-old child was in the back seat. ten minutes after the theft, police say the suspect drove back to the scene and surrendered. the child was not hurt. police booked stephon salazar on theft and kidnapping charges. custody fol a 4-hour n standoff. abc 7 news was on luz avenue
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where you see officers and the man in a standoff. they went to the home on a domestic violence call involving a mother and son. he came out of the house with a gun and threatened police before then surrendering. >> protesters took matters in their own hands in north carolina. those protesters had been demanding leaders at the university of north carolina remove the silent sam confederate monument. you can see instead of waiting, they toppled it themselves. the school says it's now investigating this as an act of vandalism. happening today, president trump is poised to roll back regulations on coal fire power emissions. the clean power plan was the centerpiece of president obama's erchts to slow global warming. it restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal fire power plants. now the trump administration is preparing a new plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. according to the a.p., the new
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plan will let states relax pollution rules for power plants that need upgrades. >> good samaritans stop a group accused of stealing from a california apple store. we'll tell you the connection the suspects have to the bay area. >> first in san francisco, now an east bay city is pushing to regulate dockless scooters and bikes. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. we have areas of drizzle this morning and temperatures this afternoon that are going to continue sliding down the scale away from oakland and san francisco, just not as dramatic as what we felt yesterday. ♪ ooh, baby, do you know what that's worth? ♪ still flat. here. try this. and... ♪ ooh, heaven -- nailed it. ♪♪ ♪ they're the moderne stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> i thought we would start on the peninsula and coast. one of those areas dealing with patchy drizzle and mild temperatures. 54, daly city, to redwood city at 59 degrees. rest of the neighborhoods about 60 in hayward and san jose and concord. all of us in the mid to upper 50s elsewhere. here's a look at mist and drizzle hanging over the golden gate bridge. going to need the windshield wipers the closer you are to the coast. mainly for the moist weather that we're dealing with this morning, things will clear up during the afternoon hours and
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become drier, and it will be cloudy at the coast. east bay valleys will see some of the most sunshine. still cloudy and 62 at 8:00. by noon, sunny and 72. we'll top out in the low 80s. pretty comfortable for this time of year. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather seven-day forecast. about two seconds away from traffic. >> yeah, even less than that. i'll start right now. here's a look at the bay bridge commute. we're okay on the upper deck. the lower deck is where we have trouble, although not seeing a backup right now. the treasure island off ramp is blocked due to a semi. not quite sure of the circumstances but we see this a lot. that's a really sharp curve so it sounds like a truck got stuck when they tried to take that this morning. a little better news wrrg southbound 880 in the hayward area, a three to four-car crash that has cleared to the shoulder. you're slow from 238, but hopefully that will start to speed up. next traffic update around 6:20. >> thank you. in the east bay, an unusual discovery on a hayward street. >> an officer found two boxes near the intersection of main
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street and mckeever avenue. police say they appear to be urns with ashes inside. but officers don't know who they belong to. if you recognize these boxes, police ask that you give them a call. >> new at 6:00, a major change coming to your box of animal crackers. >> plus, no cash needed. the cashier-less store now open in san francisco. >> we leave you with abc 7 news and a live look at sfo this and a live look at sfo this morning. and light bladder leaksthis mornare just part of being a woman. but we can still wear whatever we want. poise® ultra thin pads* move with your body, and stay 5x drier than the leading always period pad, so life with little les can just be life. get a coupon at you won't find relief here. congestion and pressure? go to the pharmacy counter for powerful claritin-d. while the leading allergy spray relieves 6 symptoms... claritin-d relieves 8, including sinus congestion and pressure. claritin-d relieves more. the toothpaste that helps
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east bay. oakland is moving closer to regulating dockless bikes and skoolters on city streets. oakland's proposed law includes rules on where people can use the bikes and scooters and provide discounted rentals for low-income users. they would like to cap the number of bikes and scooters while requiring companies to carry insurance. a final vote on this may take place next month. >> new at 6:00, nabisco is making a big change to its iconic animal crackers. the animals are now cage free. take a look here on the left. you see the old knox with the animals in cages. on the right is the new box with animals roaming free. peter wrote a letter in 2016 to the parent company of nabisco calling for the packaging redesign. since the snack was created in
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1902, the box has shown animals in cages as if they're traveling in box cars for the circus. a new convenience store has opened up in san francisco's soma district that allows consumers to shop without waiting in line or to check out. the store called zip-in shared this video. shoppers must download the app that gives you a qr code to enter the store. there's also an overhead camera tracking and shelf sensors to insure that you're only charged with what you take. when you leave, you get a receipt with the charges. the store will be open to the public with limited hours starting mid-september. right now, it's only open through private invitation. >> if you get one, will you tell me? >> i sure will. >> thank you. good vibes from the east bay. many people are feeling up after looking down to read inspirational messages on the sidewalks of alameda. a chalk artist scrawled about 60 messages on the a drawings of hearts. a stylist at salon 1500 says the chalk artist is one of his
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clients. he's talking about her, but he won't reveal who she is. >> she's slr a mom of three beautiful children, great wife. and she just wants to devote herself to alameda. >> whoever it is out there, i know they want to remain anonymous, but thank you and keep it coming. >> i like it. many of the messages can be found near schools making students smile as they return to class. your teacher can't wait to meet you. which is true. >> your mom loves you. everything is going to be something, something. i couldn't read it fast enough. there was another one that said someone loves you. >> that's nice to know. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> sometimes you wonder. >> exactly. >> good to get reassurance. >> that's neat. it doesn't deface anything. you can change it. and you can update it. that's really cool. >> in my neighborhood, the sidewalk talks but it's not friendly. you know what i'm saying?
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>> different. >> it is. >> it gets more than just one too. we have mt. tamalpais. it's back and looking at low clouds that's bringing us the mist and drizzle this morning, and the slow reveal of sunshine that will keep our cooling trend going today, just not as big a drop as we felt from sunday to monday. clouds return tonight, not quite as much drizzle as this morning, and the temperatures remain pretty steady as does the pattern. alum rock union in mt. pleasant school districts go back to school under cloudy conditions. at least a little drier where you are. 59 this morning. sunshine, 68 at snonoon. we end the day at 78, sunny. great this afternoon. 78 in san jose. 74 in milpitas. low 80s around los gatos, morgan hill, and gilroy. redwood city and palo alto at 74. 58 to 62 along the peninsula coast with a little less sunshine than yesterday. we'll have pockets of it.
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low to mid 60s in downtown south san francisco and sausalito. up through the north bay, upper 80s, then you see low to mid 90s, and then 90s there. and then along the east bay shore, we have upper 66 for richmond, berkeley, and oakland, and low to mid 70s along the east bay shore. as you move inlpd, how about 80 to 85 degrees. tonight's temperatures, about 52 in cloverdale to 59 in fremont. my accuweather seven-day forecast, look at that. steady as she goes. all the way through the weekend. morning clouds, afternoon sunshine. hey, alexis. >> that sounds nice, mike. so far, we haven't had major problems for the tuesday morning commute. heading back to the hayward area where we are improving. we briefly had three-car crash right under 92. that has cleared to the shoulder. and you can see those speeds are improving. a little closer to 238, you're at 16 miles per hour. all the way up to 46 miles per hour the closer you get to where we had a lane down. that's back open now. so definitely looking better. walnut creek, southbound 680,
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filling in. a lot of brake lights at this point and quite a bit of mist and drizzle this morning. that's one of those commutes where you have to use your wipers. overall, drive times are looking okay. of course, always the except getting out of tracy. southbound 680 in the green at 20, and northbound 85, 101 to cupertino wide open at 17 minutes. >> thank you. reggie, everything is going to be awesome. just you wait. >> that's what the sidewalk chalk said. >> that's what it said. >> let's say what good morning america has to say. >> ginger zee is live with a look at what's ahead. hi, there. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, jessica, good morning, reggie. i didn't know we were playing sidewalk chalk. i have ideas. but coming up on gma, i have to give you the details on the headlines here. we have that tirifying story of a woman attacked and killed by an alligator while walking her dog. new details this morning. >> also ahead, the stunning new developments in the case of that father charged with killing his
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family. police now say he admitted to killing his wife after he says that she strangled their little girls. criminal defense attorney mark geragos who handled the case of scott peterson convicted in 2004 for the death and killing of his pregnant wife. >> and a big night at the mt mtv vmas. jennifer lopez taking home the vanguard award, cardi b. winning best new artist, and camila cabello taking home an award. we're backstage talking with all of the big names. you'll see those behind the scenes moments all on gma. i couldn't believe cardi b. got best new artist. i feel like she's been around forever. i it feels like it. she's great. >> she looks really cool, too. and the baby reveal, really fun. we look forward to seeing you. >> she did it right. >> she did. good if you have an office job, you know sitting all day can be a pain in your back. new at 6:00, what you can do to
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more anxious families this morning and teachers. school in lafayette, it starts today. congratulations. unfortunately, a little drizzle out there. you're going to spend all that time looking great, but maybe the humidity may hurt you a little bit. mostly sunny at noon, and a sunny 78 when you wind up the first day. good luck. >> police have arrested five
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people accused of trying to steal several apple products from a southern california mall over the weekend. officers are looking into whetheay ced to these previous crimes also targeting apple stores. now, in this case, some good samaritans took down two of the suspects. in 1,000 oaks apple store on sunday. you don't see this very often. deputies pulled over a getaway car with a third suspect and two other accomplices. >> they're targeting these apple stores because of what they have there, and there's a network in place to sell these on the secondary market. these items are relatively small and they're very expensive, so if they get away a few things in their hands, these are very easy to transfer into cash. >> three of the suspects are from antioch, one from sacramento, and other is from fresno. >> new at 6:00, try a new way to sit to get relief from back pain. the practice is called spinefulness. experts say while sitting less is a good idea, you can also sit better. the idea is to find a relaxing neutral alignment. first, stop thinking about
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posture when seated, keeping your chest up and shoulders back is not actually comfortable for long stretches of time. instead, change the way you sit down. >> tip yourhe butt back. nice. and you want to feel that your hamstrings lengthening or stretching. you feel that? >> tight right here. >> yeah, then as soon as you feel hamstring stretch, you want to sit. you're going to start sitting, there you go. nice. >> this seems sustainable. >> all right, it looks a little funny, but if you want to find out more on how to perfect your sitting posture, tune in to "good morning america" at 7:00. >> next at 6:30, new developments in the search for the missing iowa college student with bay area ties. >> also, the last suspected nazi collaborator living in the u.s. deported overnight after living for decades in new york. plus, muni's directoralle out b day before his performance review. why the mayor isn't happy.
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now at 6:30, a major announcement expected today in the golden state killer case. how the suspect could be officially tied to crimes in the bay area. >> san francisco's mayor blasting muni's director just a day before his performance review. why london breed is not happy with the agency's leader. >> plus, mtv's video music awards, a special tribute to the queen of soul takes a turn when madonna took the stage. the speech that has so many people talking this morning. >> tuesday, august 21st thanks forki joining us. natasha is off. inmike nicco back from vacation. >> good morning. there's a lot of fog out there this morning. cloud cover and a lot of us ran into drizzle. look how strong the wind is blowing through. across the golden gate bridge, the richmond-san rafael bridge, and all of us waking up to grayness this morning. here it is from the exploratorium. look at the birds, up early this
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morning. can't tell from this vantage point, probably ducks. here's a look at what's going on. mid to upper 50s at 7:00. 60s at the coast, low to upper 70s around the bay and inland neighborhoods. >> good morning. i want to head back to the bay bridge commute. no major issues on the upper deck. on the lower deck, we had a semi that got stuck on the off ramp to treasure island. that has cleared from the boards according to chp so i believe that's back open. that's certainly good news. also want to take you up to a new problem on westbound 80 in the east bay if you're coming in from the hercules area. we had a crash that is blocking one of the middle left lanes there. you're slow from highway 4. i'll have more information on that coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. breaking news from the live desk. >> that breaking news just coming in in the case of a missing iowa college student who spent part of her childhood in the east bay. authorities telling the
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associated press they believe mollie tibbetts has now been found dead. no word yet on where the 20-year-old's body was found. we're expecting an announcement from the iowa division of criminal investigation some time this morning. it had been just over a month since molle was last seen. she went for an evening jogged and disappeared. she spent part of her childhood in oakland's clen's view neighborhood. she attended elementary school and middle school in piedmont. a prayer service was held in piedmont earlier this month. her father splits his time between the bay area and fresno. you can stay on top of this story on the abc 7 news arp. you'll find that story much more on the entire timeline of this case on mollie's disappearance on our website and news app. >> our kate larsen is tweeting out she spoke to mollie's mom by phone last week and she was still holding on to hope along with her east bay friends this
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would have a different outcome, that they would find her and she would be okay. our condolences to everyone who knows her. what a terrible thing to find out this morning. >> so many people in the bay area afiktded by we'll have an update for you later this morning. >> also this morning, a major update on the golden state killer case. officials are holding an 11:00 a.m. news conference in santa ana and they could officially tie the suspect in the case to sex assaults in contra costa county. >> they could also reveal where the trial will take place. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live for us in martinez this morning. amy. >> an interesting development coming out of martinez this morning. the district attorney here in contra costa county is scheduled to appear in that press conference in orange county. district attorney is set to appear there, even though the accused golden state killer isn't charged with any crimes that happened in contrst. so this signals that some new sexual assault charges could be announced today.
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investigators in the east bay have been looking into whether old sex assault cases could be tied to the suspect. joseph deangelo faces 13 murder charges for deaths that happened across the state in the '70s and '80s. investigators also believe he is responsible for more than 50 rapes including possibly 9 here in contra costa county. he is in jail in sacramento. prosecutors from around the state will be at the press conference in santa ana. they're expected to announce where they plan to hold the trial and if additional charges are going to be filed. this office here in martinez did not comment on why the district attorney will be appearing down south. that press conference is set for 11:00 this morning. live in martinez, amy hollyfield. abc 7 news. >> thank you, amy. we'll send out a push alert when the news conference starts. you can get that plus new developments on the golden state killer by downloading the abc 7 news app and enabling push alerts. >> turning to the east bay. the alameda county sheriff's
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office secretly recorded at least one conversation between a juvenile crime suspikt and his attorney. >> a video of a conversation between two sheriff's officials suggest the practice happened multiple times. a sergeant hints he's been doing it since january in the eden township substation in san leand leandro. the public defender's office laid out the allegations in court yesterday. the sheriff's office tells abc 7, we're very aware of the snenltd and doing an internal review of all incidents who met with assistant public defenders at our eden township substation. >> an apartment complex is getting redeveloped, forcing dozens of families from their homes. plans include demolishing an apartment complex on rock street. the three acre 59-unit rent controlled complex would be replaced with 54 for-sale homes. one resident currently paid $1100 a month for a one bed roomd. with nothing left to lose, she and her neighbors are pooling
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their money to buy lottery tickets. >> we were joking that we have to start buying tickets so we can buy the property back. >> our long-term temants are well below market and it will be difficult to stay in mountain view and find a place for comparable rent. >> a final decision for this development is expected by december. >> the mendocino complex fires, the biggest in state history, have burned more than 400,000 acres and they're now 79% contained this morning. the alameda county sheriff's department showed this video. it shows strike teams with alame alameda, oakland, and livermore pleasantten deploying to help fight the flames. >> falling branches from a fire retardant drop likely killed a firefighter at the mendocino complex fires. that's according to a preliminary report. matthew burche it, t was one of 37 firefighters from utah was called to california to help with the fires. they say firefighters need to
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stay clear of areas with overhead hazards when there's an overhead drop. his funeral was held in his home state. thousands of colleagues, friends, and family members said good-bye to the father and husband. >> a uc berkeley professor has been suspinded for three years without pay for sexually harassing a graduate student. >> the professor engaged in a pattern of sexual harassment that created a hostile environment. abc 7 news asked uc berkeley chancellor about the case. she wouldn't address it specifically. she did say, though, that it would violate confidentiality of the procedures but went on to talk about the urss position regarding harassment. >> campus has no tolerance for sexual harassment. and we aspire to be a harassment-free environment. i think we're seeing real progress there. >> the complaint was filed in 2016 by a uc berkeley doctoral candidate. he has denied any misconduct.
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>> san francisco's muni director could face a tough performance review after being criticized by the mayor. mayor london breed sent a letter yesterday blasting the agency over a number of issues. it expressed disappointment with service delays tied to the twin peeks tunnel project and the vetting of contractors. you'll remember a worker died at the construction site earlier this month. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. for those of you following hurricane lane as i have, notice it got impressively wound up. now it's a category 4 hurricane. good news, it will as it tracks right south of the islands weaken, but there's still going to be high surf and potential for flooding starting tomorrow all the way through the end of the week. thankfully, it does weaken down to a tropical storm by the time it exits the y headingway, it's not going to be very pleasant the next several days. back here at cloud cover. not as much drizzle in the south bay. temperatures in the upper 50s to
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low 60s here. that's pretty much where we are everywhere this morning. let's take a look at what's going on as far as your commute. you can see some of the mist and drizzle. need the wind shield wipers a couple times. same thing for ferry ride, but then during the afternoon hours, everything will be dry and mass transit will be cooler today as compared to yesterday. not as big a drop. lafayette is going back to school. a little drizzle, cloudy, a little cool this morning. 57. you'll see sunshine by noon and 65, and a gorgeous afternoon. sunny and 78. take a look at the accuweather first, i want to bring in alexis. >> a lot of folks wents back to school last week, and if not last week, well then, this week. volumes, oh, yeah. they're increasing. unfortunately, we have a couple trouble spots to talk about. one, westbound 80, just past pinole valley road. we have a three-car crash. we have minor injuries reported and that's blocking one of the left center lanes. you're stacked up there from about highway 4, hasn't gotten a lot worse in the last few
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minutes. hopefully they're able to push it off to the side. speeds in the area, down to 11 miles per hour approaching that instant. slow once again once you make it to the richmond area at 30 miles per hour. not a major issue yet, but certainly keeping an eye on that. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is via our emeryville camera today. those meterig lights on at 5:20 this morning, so unless you're using carpool lanes you'll have a bit of abackp. take a close look at your screen. this is not a real police officer. it's a dummy. police in tucson, arizona, posted mannequins dressed as officers on street corners recently. it's an effort to get drivers to slow down and pay attention to their surroundings. the man who took this picture says there were some actual officers nearby pulling over distracted drivers, but kind of like a scareyou, i'm guessing these dummies don't need the slry that a real officer needs. a cheaper way to get folks to slow down.
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>> just like a scarecrow. how funny. >> pretty innovativinnovative. >> if you have been cutting carbs from your diet, maybe you should think again. new research says it could be shortening your life. >> let's look at the big board at the stock exchange. up 78 points right now. another update on how the markets are doing next. >> plus, a proposal to stop b.a.r.t. fare cheaters in their tracks, but it could cost hundreds of millions of dollars. >> as you get your day into gear, keep on top of weather and traffic throughout the entire co
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while i was away, everybody wanted to talk about how the state was on fire. we still have a slight chance of red flag warning, thankfully, a very sparsely populated area in the northwest corner. we still have the potential for poor air quality. potential poor air quality for about 200,000 people around san luis obispo, and this is until 11:00 this morning. as far as temperatures today, how about 106 in palm springs. sea breeze reaches sacramento and chico. mid to upperiat 80s. 79 in tahoe. >> in case you're joining us, we have breaking news in the case of a missing iowa college student who spent part of her childhood in the east bay.
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authorities tell the associated press they believe mollie tibbetts has been found dead. no word yet on where the 20-year-old's body was found. we're expecting an announcement from the iowa division of criminal investigations some time later this morning. she spent part of her childhood in oakland's glenview neighborhood before then moving to iowa. stay on top of the story on and the abc 7 news app. there you'll find an entire timeline of this case. >> new this morning, a man who authorities believe is the last known nazi war criminal living in the u.s. has been arrested and now deported to germany. president trump ordered agents to remove 95-year-old from his home in queens, new york. justice department officials say he was an armed guard at a death camp in poland and lied to u.s. immigration officials when he came here in 1949 saying that he was a farm worker. he has denied being a nazi collaborator. >> google faces accusation of breaking california privacy laws
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by tracking your location even when you say you don't want it to happen. google still keeps that information even when you turn off the location history feature. one man is suing google in federal court in san francisco and his lawyers want a federal judge to grant the case class action status meaning other google customers can join in. google did change some of its location tracking settings after complaints surfaced last week. it also claims users can delete their location histories at any time. >> hundreds of thousands of people take b.a.r.t. every day, and every day, the agency loses millions because of fare cheaters. >> there is now a plan to change that, and matt keller is live for us in fremont with the idea and also how much this will cost. matt. >> jessica and reggie, take a look at the fare gates here at the fremont station. they're easy enough to hop over or get around if you really wanted to, but how much is too much to pay the stop that from happening. that's what b.a.r.t. is looking at. b.a.r.t. is not allowed to modify the gates because the
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contractor owns the software. the only solution would be to replace the entire system, and that could cost between $150 million and $200 million. they estimate fair evaders cost the system $25 million a year. b.a.r.t. will now conduct a study to determine what it would take to replace these gates. that study would be presented to the board for review some time in the spring of 2019. what will it cost you if you're caught behind the gates without a ticket? a citation is $75 for adults and $55 for juveniles. reporting live in fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> thank you, matt. >> if you're cutting carbs out of your diet, you might be cutting years off your life. a new study says people who eat a moderate amount of carbs live four years longer than those on a low-carb diet. they looked at the diets of more than 15,000 americans. federal dietary guidelines recommend that carbs make up 45% to 65% of our total daily calories. >> is your teenager texting
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while driving? a new study published in the journal of adolescent health found on average, 38% of teens texted while driving at least once. the highest percentage goes to south dakota at 64%. and here in california, 32% of teens say they text while driving. >> now your morning money report. sitting near the front of the plane on united airlines will soon cost you more. >> according to usa today, they plan to start charging passengers to reserve select seats near the front of the plane. there's nothing special about the preferred seats. you dent get extra leg room or extra perks. they're just regular seats in the front of the cabin. united isn't the first to do this. delta customers also pay a $60 fee for a preferred seat. >> attention, costco shoppers. you can now use apple pay. the mobile wallet works at all
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750 costco stores in the united states. you can't use it yet at the costco gas stations r but they are working on it. the apple pay expansion isn't done quite yet. it's also set to launch at cvs and 7-eleven stores later this year. >> taking a live look at the new york stock exchange. we're up about 75 points this morning. investors are still watching for any progress on the trade dispute between the u.s. and china. the dueling tariff s between th countries are rattling global markets. >> madonna trending but not necessarily for the right reasons. the queen of pop honored the queen of soul last night. >> some people say madge talked a little too much about herself. >> i want to thank you, aretha, for empowering all of us. r-e-s-p-e-c-t. >> so that was kind of the end of the speech. but it took a while to get there. we went through a little biography of madonna rather than
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aretha franklin. some people are criticizing her this morning. however, mtv at the video music awards did pay this tribute to her in other ways including playing a video and also playing her music in the credits of the show. franklin died last week of pancreatic cancer. she was 76 years old. >> also at the vmas last night, j. lo accepting the michael jackson video vanguard award with a rousing performance. it covered two decades of her greatest hits from her debut album "on the 6" to her newest album "dinero." ♪ even if you were broke my love don't cost a thing ♪ >> thank you to the fans. oh, my god. you have touched my heart, my soul, and become a part of me. >> this is j. lo's first time performing on the awards show since 2001. past recipients of the vanguard award include madonna, justin
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timberlake, and beyonce. >> in good company. i love that outfit. >> yeah, all in gold, right? >> yeah. looking like a star. >> she looks great. >> you know, talk amongst yourselves. i'm going to leave you with this one. was she a better pop star than a. rod is a better baseball player? >> no comparison. apples to oranges. >> come on. >> what do you go for? >> i'm not touching that one. no way. what do you think? >> i think that -- no. >> no. she's much bigger than he is. >> no, i think you can't compare them. one is an athlete and one is a singer. >> they're both at the top of their game. how about that? power couple. >> i like that. >> okay. >> googles who is a. rod. >> oh, reggie. >> her boyfriend. here's a look at what's going on. seven minutes away from the accuweather seven-day forecast. sfo delays. we've got them out there because of the low clouds, the mist and drizzle. now, as far as my accuweather highlights, yeah, a frizzy morning. feel bad for some of those people getting ready for school
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trying to look really good and the hair goes crazy when you get outside. cooler afternoon today. clouds and drizzle will have less drizzle tonight. still plenty of cloud cover, and nothing extreme in the next seven days. this is an extreme gesture, an omega block. we're stuck in the bottom of it in this pool of cool air. that's why the marine layer deepened and why it's more moist or moiste this morning. that's why we have the drizzle, and look at how slow it takes the clouds to pull back to the coast. they never really completely pull back to the coast out of the bay, and by 7:00 this evening, a lot of us are starting to cloud over. temperatures upper 50s to low 60s along the coast to san francisco. upper 60s to mid 70s around the bay. upper 70s to low 80s in the south bay. and up in the north bay, and loy to mid 80s in our inland east bay neighborhoods. a'ss fans, waking up in first place. who would have thought that? tonight's game, about 61 degrees at 7:05, dropping down to 59. wear that hoodie.
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here's a look at my seven-day forecast. upper 50s to low 60s at the coast with barely any sunshine. low to mid 80s inland all seven days. >> good morning. i want to take you to a new problem in stran. started out as a solo vehicle crash, turned into a three-car collision on the southbound 101 connector to eastbound 80. that is now a sig alert. just the far left lane blocked, but any time they issue a sig alert, it usually means it will take at least 30 minutes to clear it. they're trying to get tow trucks on the scene here. haven't heard about injuries yet, but it does not sound like we have serious ones so far this morning. also want to head back to our 80 drive times. westbound 80 between highway 4 and the maze, in the yellow at 30 minutes. that's looking better. we had a three-car crash with minener juries around pinole valley road. that's been pushed off so that situation is improving. about 17 minutes across the bay bridge once you make it past the metering lights, and southbound 101, no delays in the green at 11 minutes. >> thank you.
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new developments this morning. the kremlin is denying reports that russia is tmber's midterm with cyberattacks. >> this follows microsoft saying it stopped russian hackers last week. "the new york times" reports a group known as fancy bear was involved. that's the same organization suspected of hacking into the democratic national committee in 2016. this time, it looks like fancy after republican senate candidates and at least two conservative groups. >> they're on a journey to justice. dreamers and young immigrant activists are cycling 1800 miles to protest president trump's immigration policy. >> this morning they're in the bay area on their way to san diego. they call themselves the dream riders. they have been on the road for three weeks now, and have cycles almost 1,000 miles south from seattle. a young woman named hannah said her family imgrapted to the u.s. from korea when she was a child and she's now a college student riding to raise awareness. >> i kept reminding myself, i'm doing this for a community. i wish i could have done more training before this. >> i'm mexican-american.
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i have seen this -- i have seen my family targeted. but i know there's other groups that are also vulnerable. >> the dream riders say they'll continue their ride this morning at 8:00 a.m. from the embarcadero in san francisco. they have 16 days left of cycling until they reach san diego. >> coming up next, seven things you need to know before you go. >> first, our instagram picture of the day. good you haven't yet, follow us. you can see a lot more great photos like this one with the fog rolling over the gol
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sleep number. proven, quality sleep. hey, there. 6:58. if you're joining us or heading out the door, here are the seven things to know. number one is breaking news. authority in iowa say they believe they have found the body of mollie tibbetts. the 20-year-old college student disappeared last month. she spent part of her childhood in the east bay. >> number two, the suspected golden state killer may be facing new charges. the contra costa county d.a. will join other california prosecutors today to announce an update on the case against joseph deangelo. >> number three, b.a.r.t. is looking at redesigning its fare gates to cut down on cheaters
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riding for free, but they can't modify them because a company owned software that operates the fare gates, and new equipment could cost hundreds of millions of dollars. >> number four, san francisco's muni director could face a tough performance review. the mayor sent him a letter criticizing the agency for service delays and a driver shortage. >> let's look at my 12-hour planner. by 9:00, the drizzle will be drying. slow sunshine and a little cooler than it was yesterday. >> number six, not causing too much of a delay yet, but we do have a sig alert in san francisco. starting off as a solo vehicle crash, turned into three vehicles involved now. southbound 101 connector to eastbound 80. the left lane is blocked. >> number seven, look closely, nabisco making a big change to its iconic animal crackers. theoonmales now cage free. on the left, the old box with the animals in cages. on the right is the new box with the animals roaming free. a little more room. >> yeah, this all started because peta wrote a letter to the head of whatever, animal
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cracke land, and asked them to make the change, and he agreed it was a good idea. >> they did it. there you go. look for that update on your snack box today. >> same exact animalat's what's and good morning, america. hope you're well this tuesday morning. we have a lot of breaking news including president trump's new declaration on the mueller investigation claiming he could run it himself if he wants. he also suggests he won't sit down for an interview with mueller because he thinks it's a trap. >> we have much more on that up ahead. plus we have a bombshell new twist. police say the father charged with murdering his family claims he killed his wife in rage after he claims she strangled their little girls. also this morning, severe
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flash floods and what's shaping up to be record rainfall in wisconsin.


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