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>> announcer: now from abc7, break news. >> breaking news is a mass shooting in bake erdos field tonight. six people are dead including the gunman. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm alma daetz. we learned one of the dead is the gunman's wife. this all happened just after 5:00 p.m. in bakersfield. >> it started at a trucking business where two people were killed. a third person showed up. the suspect chased after him and shot and killed that man at a nearby business. >> the gunman then took off and confronted two more people at a home killing them. the suspect car jacked a vehicle with a mother and child inside but the two managed to escape. a kern county sheriff's deputy caught up to them and the gunman took his own life. > these are not random shootings. six people lost their lives in a very short period of time. this is highly unusual. >> investigators are talking with 30 witnesses apparently. the deputy who confronted the
gunman was wearing a body camera. >> developing news now, hurricane florence is closing in on the carolinas tonight. it has been downgraded to a category 2 storm, but it is expected to bring catastrophic flooding and destructive winds. in north carolina with how residents are getting ready. >> reporter: packing up and preparing, a last-minute effort ahead of this massive slow-moving and potentially devastating storm. >> this is not going to be a glancing blow. this is going to be, you know, a mike tyson punch to the carolina coast. >> reporter: in the carolinas, virginia and now georgia, states of emergency declared with forecasters expecting hurricane florence to bring powerful winds up to 40 inches of rain, and storm surges up to 13 feet. >> it's going to be one of the biggest to ever hit the east coast, one of the biggest ever to hit our country. >> reporter: the largest hospital in myrtle beach
to evacuate palgtients, some tan as far as florida. this power plant and nuke lee rear actors in other states concerned they could flood. >> leave as soon as possible. emergency services may not be able to respond. >> reporter: that warning taken seriously by many of the more than a million and a half residents in evacuation zones. time to leave now running out. >> hearing everything that i heard it was a no-brainer, it was time to get out of town. >> reporter: and we talked to people who decided to ride out the storm despite the dangers and the possibility that millions of people could be left without power for weeks. in wilmington, north carolina, marcy gonzalez, abc7 news. >> and i want you to take a look at this video. it was shot by u.s. air force hurricane hunters doing reconnaissance inside the eye of hurricane florence. they fly in and out of the eye wall many, many times to study it more precisely. let's check in with meteorologist sandhya patel to find out where the storm is now. sandhya, that must be a bumpy
ride in that hurricane. >> bumpy ride, dan. let me show you now hurricane florence. it is weaker as we just told you. take a look at the eye of the storm. it's not as defined so it has weakened even more. but i do want to show you the size of this hurricane. it stretches over 400 miles across, so it has picked up tremendous amounts of moisture. category 2, 110 mile an hour winds, 235 miles east, south east of wilmington. 8:00 p.m. it will be a category 2 closing in on the carolinas. it makds landfall some time between tomorrow night and friday morning. it looks like a category 1 and a tropical storm. what's going to happen with the storm is it's going to start to meander in that area. rainfall with this storm, isolated areas up to 40 inches through monday. along with that is the storm surge and the storm surge is the wall of water above ground expected to be up to 13 feet, and that is what's going to be life-threatening along with the excessive rain. dan? >> okay, sandhya, thanks very much. >> new at 11:00, dramatic video
shows two children on a virginia lay hoe ledge with no one around. it has people questioning the police response. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. where are the police? >> the viewer who shared this video with abc7 news says she first called 911 at 7:00 p.m. yesterday. she said she called again about 15 minutes later when there was still no one there. finally she says she went to the fire station around 7:30 and when she returned, the children had gone inside. the vallejo police department says it is investigating why the 911 call wasn't prioritized and plan to follow-up with the parents to find out how can the children got on the ledge in the frst place. >> this one with tragic consequence. moraga police are calling the death of an 18 month old toddler a tragedy. as abc7 news reporter amanda del castillo reports, inside the car it was lethal. >> reporter: for nearly 20
years, jan null has maintained a national database of children who died in cars. factors can lead to tragedy. ma recogni moraga lili was left in a car by a family member. >> code 3 assist an 18 month old baby locked in a car for hours. >> reporter: it is described as a home day kara long hardy drive. the toddler was left there on tuesday. emergency efforts to revive the girl were unsuck sets. . the temperature outside was 80 degrees when the girl was found. null explained the inside would have reached 130 degrees or hotter. >> it doesn't have to be that hot outside for a car to get to a temperature that's not survivable. >> reporter: he says this type of tragedy only started to take shape in the late '80s and '90s when cars were equipped with airbags. infants and children restrained in the front seat were injured and sometimes killed in
collisions. then new rules required small kids to sit in the back seat in rear-facing car seats. doing so put children out of sight for drivers and many times out of mind. >> i just couldn't even imagine. i just don't even know how that could even happen. >> reporter: new parents jessica and justin say they understand their parental responsibilities. never leaving baby jaylen alone in the car. null suggests we take that responsibility a step further by leaving a purse or wallet with the baby so we remember to check the back seat. in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> that's good advice. new at 11:00, the city is threatening to yellow tag san francisco's leaning, sinking and cracking millennium tower if the homeowners association doesn't act quickly. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow is in the newsroom to explain. melanie. >> reporter: alma, this is the letter filled with demands that the attorney homeowners association says she received at noon today. the deadline to act is before the end of the week. san francisco's department of building inspections has
three new demands for the millennium tower homeowners association. repair a window washing crane by friday at 3:00 p.m., install an overhead protection system to protect the public from falling glass by thursday at 3:00 p.m., and conduct a field inspection survey of all units by friday at 3:00 p.m. to make sure no others have a fractured window glazing or curtain wall related issue. if the demands aren't met, d.b.i. says it will yellow tag the building. the demands follow reports of this cracked window in unit 36 b. >> this is a window system that is designed to withstand hurricane-force winds so this is obviously of serious concern. >> reporter: in response to the department of building inspection's new demands, the attorney for the millennium tower homeowners association tells abc7 news in an e-mail, quote, we relayed the association's daily efforts to dbi's requests to date and reiterated the association is fully prepared to respond to the
dbi requests timely. in its new demands, the department of building inspection scolds the hoa for its lack of communication with the city and failure to meet the city's previous deadlines. the attorney for the hoa tells abc7 news the homeowners association is focused on the safety of its residents and the public at large. the hoa has asked the city attorney to extend the thursday 3:00 p.m. deadline. in the newsroom, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> all right, melanie, thank you. new at 11:00, surveillance cameras in the macarthur bart station parking lot were accidentally turned on and sent information to a database that i.c.e. can access. the cameras were installed to read license plates. a bart spokesman confirms to abc7 news the bart board told the police department in april 2016 not to turn them on, but at some point they did get activated. the police department figured out they were recording in november of last year and immediately shut them down. >> an 82-year-old castro valley man had to be rescued after he
fell 80 feet down a hill in his backyard. you can see him here being loaded into an ambulance outside his home on green ridge porch. the alameda fire department had to go down the hill to rescue him and says the man is fine and went to the hospital as a precaution. it's not clear what caused him to fall. >> well, the world is watching. that's the message of a stunning art piece recycled for this week's global climate action summit going on in san francisco. abc7 news cameras were rolling as the video called standing march played on the wall of san francisco city hall tonight. the projection was first created in 2015 to play during the united nations climate change conference which happened in paris. but is being replayed to honor san francisco's efforts to combat global warming. >> it's really meant to represent that the people are watching the moves that are being made for the greatest challenge that we've ever faced as a humanity. >> the film was created by renowned french artist j.r. and
oscar nominated film maker darren aranofsky. >> k-pop mania descends on oracle arena tonight. the worldwide sensation that's had some fans in line for days. >> apple is super sizing. we're going to show you the cool new gadgets unveiled by the tech giant today. >> and a u.c. berkeley worker shares why she gave a complete stranger a lifesaving gift. >> all of that is ahead, but first here's a look at what's coming up tonight on jimmy kimmel live on abc7 news at 11:00. jimmy. >> thanks, dan and alma. consider this a warning. have you ever talked to britney spears? >> um, hey, i'm down. >> why don't we use social media to reach out because i would love to be a part of it.
if you've never heard of the south korean boy band bts, check out this line here. the group's loyal fans dubbed an army were out in force for tonight's concert in oakland. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live at oracle arena with details and, ooh, a lot of screaming fans, cornell. >> reporter: yeah, alma, the screaming fans better known as the bts army say they may be a little hoarse tonight. the concert is over. but it was totally worth it. their favorite boy band did not disappoint. the boy band sensation from south korea rocked oracle on wednesday night. but their fans better known as bts army brought down the house. a sold-out crowd of screaming fans loving every minute. before the concert, the mendez family from sacramento could hardly believe this was happening. >> we've been here since like
8:00 this morning. >> bts completely changed our lives. >> it has? >> it has. >> reporter: some fans started camping on monday outside oracle hoping to grab a spot in the first come first serve pit by the stage. >> bts, bts. >> reporter: this army says bts is more than a band. it's a following. their music with a positive message, love yourself. >> i love the music and they're positive people. >> i feel like it helps a lot of people to feel more con2fident about themselves. they talk about self-love a lot. >> it's been a big influence on me. >> reporter: some fans even recreated the band's moves in the parking lot. >> what planet are we on actually, what happened? >> reporter: mike was here for the show, but admits he still doesn't get it. >> i don't even know who they are, why we're here, but my daughter wanted to go, so here we are. >> reporter: hopefully mike enjoyed the show tonight. stub hub says bts is one of the top-selling shows it's seen in a while here in the bay area,
selling more tickets than the eagles, beyonce, and jay z. live at oracle tonight, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> that's stunning. >> what a nice dad to take his daughter. >> good going, mike. he got it at the end of the show i'm sure. >> yes. apple unveiled its most expensive iphone ever. three new models hit display floors today including the iphone ss max. >> the phone cost $1,199. $100 more than the iphone x. and it's the largest screen ever at 6 1/2 inches. apple also announced it will no longer sell phones that have the traditional head phone jack. a u.c. berkeley staffer gave the ultimate gift to a total stranger. this is kathryn welsh giving the thumbs up shortly after she donated one of her kidneys. kathryn says an article in the magazine, the new yorker, inspired her. >> if somebody is dying without a kidney and i have two kidneys and it doesn't sound that hard to give one away, why not just do it?
>> kathryn had the surgery only 22 days ago and is already back on the job. she works as a fund-raiser for the college of chemistry. what a lovely gesture. good for her. >> incredible. time to check on our weather which is pretty fall-like. >> it does feel a lot like fall. meteorologist sandhya patel is back with that. sandhya? >> eternal equinox will take place in ten days, dan and alma. you know the seasons are changing. a look at live doppler 7 right now, we have high clouds and low clouds. a look at the winds, as you will see here it's still gusty out of the west at 30 miles an hour in san francisco. now, today's high temperatures were down, good 2 to 7 degrees below average. livermore 76. concord you got up to 78 degrees. those on-shore cooling breezes really made it feel like late fall, more like november than really september. here's a look at the air quality for tomorrow, with another breezy to windy day on tap. air quality will be good across the entire bay area. that's the up side to the gusty
winds that we are experiencing. and have been experiencing. a live look now from our east bay hills camera as we look back across the bay towards san francisco tonight. temperatures in the 50s and the 60s. here's a look at a live picture from sutro tower as we look toward san francisco. visibility is good. below average and breezy again tomorrow, little changes expected through the weekend. and minor warming is expected next week. now, with the cooler than average pattern again tomorrow, we have to look at the flip i'd to this, which is fire danger is running low for most areas. computer model is projecting through 10:00 a.m. pretty low likelihood of high fire danger, but moderate likelihood right around the parts of mendocino counties. as we head into tomorrow morning, 5:00 a.m., high clouds and some low clouds around. 8:00 a.m. as well, and then for the afternoon we hang onto some of the low clouds near the coast. for the rest of you you'll be seeing the sun, but definitely is going to feel more like november, like i said, than september. temperatures first thing in the
morning mid 40s to the mid 50s. it is good sleeping weather overnight tonight with the cloud cover, but tomorrow morning don't leave home without an extra layer because it is going to start out cool in some spots. breezy to windy tomorrow afternoon, 63 in san francisco. across the bay in oakland 66 degrees. san jose, livermore, concord, all in the mid 70s. a few high thin wispy clouds. 72 napa, 73 sosa, 72 san rafael. want to turn your attention to live doppler 7 with hawaii. what's left of olivia, still dumping good rain. made landfall in maui with over 9 inches of rain. tropical storm olivia will continue to pull away. the surf will remain rough and the rain heavy another day or so before they get a break. uks download the accuweather app and check the temperatures any time you want. cool for september, low to mid 70s. still below average friday, a little milder. back down again saturday, up again a few on sunday. you see the trend here. it's up and down a few degrees only, but closer to average by next wednesday when we see
temperatures in the mid-'80s inland, low 60s coast. dan and alma. >> sandhya, thanks. >> doggy dip. see why a lot of tails were wagging in the east bay today >> tomorrow robin roberts sits down for an exclusive with shan endougherty to talk about her endougherty to talk about her due year battle with i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. endougherty to talk about her due year battle with since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future.
>> announcer: abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> good evening. the a's set a record for hits in one inning tonight. they bludgeoned baltimore. look out, they're breathing down the necks of the yankees for the wild card. you can wear your balloon hat and not block anybody's view, so there's that. bases loaded in the third. matt chatman down the line. that is a fair ball. nick martini scored.
this is just the beginning. this is the third inning, all these highlights. 7-0 a's. still nobody out. lou, they had a franchise record, ten hits in just this inning. chappie again, second at bat in the frame. singles home, martini ten-run inning for the athletics. they win 10-zip, 35 games over 500 first time in 15 years. flirting with a no no, top five, no score, no yankee hits. he makes the play sliding and throwing to get the swift out. the no no intact. aaron hicks laying out. he'll get nothing and like it. check out williams astudio. i'd like see him in a race with
bardt bardtolo cologne. the twins win 3-1. that helps the a's who are one game back in the race for that top wild card. giants and braves, get your crab sandwich here for 18.50. dan, where's your wallet? i don't have that kind of money. giants looking for their first win of the month. evan longoria drives in joe. that's your giants run of the day. one a day, that's what they give you, like your vitamin. braves tie it in the 9th, tyler flowers with the grounder to long ore i can't. bell came off the bag. run scores, and that's the run that cost the giants the game 2-1. their 11-game losing streak, longest since 1951. none of us were born when that happened. i think none much us were born. steph curry pitching for the giants. you look at this pitch, some guys bounce it, some guys freak out. they get scared. that is a first pitch strike.
steph curry is flat out good at everything. abc7 sports sponsored by river rock casino. >> he had the follow through. training camp is less than two weeks for the warriors coming up. >> thanks, larry. >> all right. abc7 news continues on facebook, and all your mobile devices with our abc7 app. >> our next newscast is 4:30 pp yr me.
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