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. his association with the jiens is permanent and it will last forever. >> he was a true giant on the field and off. tonight the bay area is mourning the loss of one of its legends. good evening. >> it was this afternoon we learned of the hall of famer's death. >> the 80-year-old mccovey had been dealing with some health issues. he passed away at stanford hospital. >> we have team coverage tonight. we begin with abc 7 news sports director larry vierra. >> what a loss. willy mccovey was a giant among giants, a man who could hit these titanic home runs. he was beloved after his baseball career ended in 1980. willie mays may be the best
giant ever. willie-mc maybe the most loved. loved and admired for his demeanor off the field, he could be scary behind the base. he debuted with the san francisco giants at 21. the man named stretch protected willie mays. >> you talk about a first baseman, hear all these things about this guy can stretch, this guy can hid. mac did all those things. >> that's why big mac was a first ballot hall of famer in 1956. among teammates he'll be remembered for his power at the plate. >> he was a hitters hitter, a guy that can hit the ball a long way, a guy that can hit the ball
so hard. he win a lot of games for me when i pitch. most of the time he hit a home run. >> he was awesome. he was quiet. but when he spoke, you left hand. >> he stayed close to the giants and to the game. a senior advisor, he was a fixture at home games, finally enjoying a championship as parts of the giants 2010 victory parade. recent years are killed with pain from knee and back surgeries. the willie mac award was created for a player who best exemplifies mccovey. it was in 2003 when mccovey cove was named and add statue was placed at china basin park. >> i guess i've come a long ways from that young boy from alabama to having a statue here in san
francisco. thank you. >> what a man. >> yeah. >> he underwent so many surgeries. he lost count. he cooperate even remember on both knees. he had problems with his back. when he was out in public, he never wanted to show that he was ever in any pain. >> always smiling. >> always smiling and he brought smiles to everyone. >> he really did. >> certainly will be missed. >> the tributes are pouring in tonight. >> at&t displaying his number on the discover board. >> abc 7 news reporter is live at at&t park where fans are leaving flowers and candles tonight. >> reporter: giants fans definitely in mourning tonight. many are coming here to willie mccovey's statue here in mccovey cove to reflect and pay respects to one of the greats of baseball. >> they don't name a cove after
you if you're not a great player. >> teena is so right. she lit a candle at the statue of her hero willie mccovey and thank number 44 for all the good memories. >> he was a good man and i just remember his big old smile. >> at&t lowered flags and put willie mac's numbers up in lights for all to see. >> giants fan lester verrett brought flowers. >> nobody wanted to face him. lot of good memories. >> i didn't get to play with mays but i got to play with stretch. >> former right fielder jack clark was mccovey's friend and team made. clark's restaurant, the pine tar grill is a treasure trove of baseball memorabilia, much of it honoring number 44. clark said mccovey was the person who taught him the
meaning of sportsmanship. >> like a baby, like a man and it's ok to get upset, whatever pushes you individually behind drives you, but if you got out of the line he was the first one to grab you by your uniform and pull you over and say, hey, knock it off. >> larry bear says even though mccovey had been in declining health, he never lost his love for the game. >> when he was in pain and going to the ballpark, he was a trooper. he would come to every home game, look out over mccovey cove, even though he wasn't healthy. >> and city hall bailtsed in orange to honor a baseball hero. >> we're seeing lots of people, in fact, continuing to show up here at mccovey's statue bringing flowers, takin pictures, just sitting and remembering a ledge end. so many people that we talked to tonight who knew willie mccovey
described him pretty much the same way, quiet, humble, quiet, a man who loved the game of baseball so much. >> thank you so much. the giants have created a way for fans to share their condolences. accepted letters to this will e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. or mail a letter to this address. >> social media is lighting up with tributes. minutes ago barry bonds took to twitter posting this picture, "rest in peace, uncle >> nancy pelosi posted this touching picture. she thapgd willie to his
contributions to the community. orlando zepeda posted a great picture from their playing days with a message "rest peacefully, my brother. if you'd like to pay tribute, you can share this on social media. >> take a moment to check out our facebook page when you can. let's move on. new developments involving pg & e's decision to cut power. a growing number of people want to be paid. the company says they won't pay the reimbursement requests, most due to spoiled fuel. >> new at 11:00, moreoreoreoreoe finds on bart. you remember the chain saw. somebody brought a full garr maj
average ben with them. you think that's bad, here's what happened to an entire train car. >> when you hop on a bart train, the usual hope is you'll grab an empty seat. in diane wagner's seats, they were empty but flipped over. so she rushed over o the conductor for help. >> he said they're people on drugs that come on the train, flip the seats over and look for money. >> she said another employee told her it wasn't the first time. >> it's what is called flipping, so they have a word for i would. >> bart should have the new cars delivered and on those, the cushions don't flip. >> wagner feels this is a safety issue, too. >> i think the bay area deserves a safe, clean, public transportation system. >> someone smapd a photo of this
trash ben. turns out bart can't stop people from bringing large items. one was was oh jekted after wielding two chain saws. officers arrested him. >> abc 7 news. >> next on abc 7 news at 11:00, an i-team exclusive. a priest accused of child sexual abuse. >> that's ahead here. first, what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live. jimmy. >> don't go out, we'll bring mean to you. likes me, i tell you that much. oh, you're eating your filgs. i
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thanks to warriors to work that my dad has a terrific job. when the warrior project helps them by, you know, giving them another start. now that my dad's home, i get a lot more hugs. i'm really proud of him. find out more about wounded warrior project at findwwp.org. welcome home the brave. . a marin county man has been forced to confront his past after his name appeared on a list of clergy accused of sexual abuse. >> our reporter is here with an extraordinary interview. >> reporter: he was very forthcoming, answering most of my questions. he's trying to explain himself not just to us but to his family, friends, and co-workers.
he has a nice home, a wife and daughter in college, a job where he's appreciated. >> very well deserved. thank you what you do. >> he was awarded employee of the month for his work in the guardian program. life was good. then this list surfaced, published by the archdiocese of los angeles. priests accused of sexual conduct, number 14, michael sintaf. >> what did you think when you realized it was coming out? >> i don't know. this is something no one has heard from me and i hear it and i get painted by that. >> he was 28 when a 15-year-old girl caught his eye. >> i want to be clear that you met her when she was 15. at what point did it become sexual? >> 17. >> by then, he was 30 years old. the girl told the therapist who
called the police. they say minor has disclosed to counselor that she has been having sex. >> wasn't there just alarms going off in your head? >> sure. >> as you were touching her saying this isn't right. >> should have been, yeah. >> how do you explain that? >> you're asking me something i can't answer. >> police did not pursue criminal charges but sent the report to the archdiocese of los angeles who warned him. >> it was a stern warning to avoid that relationship in the future. >> but he didn't stop. he was september to a maryland treatment center for evaluation. shortly after, he says he decides to leave the priesthood. he credits that 17-year-old girl. this was a relationship that i -- that i felt responsible for. it was important to me.
>> you were still in love with her. >> i was still in love with her. >> sintef and the girl drifted apart. i reached her living on the central coast. she said the relationship was inappropriate and complicated and i harbor no ill feelings towards michael. >> this is sex and power. >> his actions with that teenage girl. >> if he used his power against a vulnerable kid, why wouldn't he use it against a vulnerable adult? >> i understand what they're saying and maybe if i was in the position where i'm making the decision to hire someone, it would give me red flags, too, but i'm on the inside of me. i mean irks know i'm fine. >> before his job, he worked as a hip know therapist. he says he's had no other complaints of any sort since his
time as a priest. >> do you feel as though this is not fair to be brought up. >> i don't know what un -- i mean, i was unfair. i can say that maybe this is karma. i don't know. >> he said he'd like to apologize to the girl for the chaos, trouble and confusion he may have caused her. the l.a. archdiocese published the list in 2013. now the county tells me they can't comment on a personnel issue. by the way, the archdiocese confirms sintef's account of what happened. a tough story for him to fashion. >> yeah. and he was willing to sit down with you. thank you, dan. >> seals force tower is in an orange mood tonight. >> yeah. only for one night. the lord of the rings icon represents ultimate evil. >> why not representing ultimate good? >> are we sure?
>> are we sure? >> we are certain. all right. let's look at post sunset. the sun went down at 6:12. really, you couldn't have asked for better weather. temperatures in the mid 70s 60s to low 80s. tonight it was picture perfect for the trick-or-treaters. let's look at what's ahead as we go into tomorrow. the beach will be the place to be tomorrow afternoon. you're looking at a warm beach day, 83 in santa cruz. friday will be cooler and the sea breeze is back. it will be 74 degrees. live picture from the santa cruz beach board walk and it is a quiet picture. winds were pretty much calm tomorrow. that's what else made it a nice evening. temperatures in the 50s and 60s, still pretty comfortable. here's another live picture from our abc news explore tore yum
camera showing you the tower. all aglow in orange and getting into the spirit. you can see the lovely view. a warm start to november tomorrow. fog returns to the coast tomorrow night. it will be cooler on friday night. tomorrow mork, mid 40s, mid 50s. occasional high clouds. you might want an extra light layer. for the afternoon, get ready for the shades. you will need them. 81 in san jose, 86 sunny veil, 88 on the peninsula. 78 san mateo. sefs coastside. downtown san francisco, 75 degrees. 84 in napa, east bay. 79 in oektd. inlanlds, 85 degrees in liver moore. tomorrow, the battle of the bay. it's going to be warm. 76. tropg to 65 degrees. the temperatures will be dropping on friday. here's why hour by hour look
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. a spooky witch's den and haunted forrest have sprouted up in san jose. >> neighbors took two months to build this. over 5,000 people are expected to attend over the two-day event. >> there's a few spots in there that there's some people hiding and that's just -- it's amazing. >> there was a lot of work put into this, a lot of detail and we wanted to be able to share it with everyone. >> it will be open to the pup tomorrow. organizers are requested canned food forlt foot bank. >> that's nice. >> good cause.
while i was on a combat patrol my c in baqubah, iraq,nned out. a rocket-propelled grenade took my arm off at the shoulder. when i came home, i felt alone. my family was around me, but i couldn't talk to them about what i'd seen and what i'd done. i remember just thinking, man, the way i am right now, i don't want to live. i was discharged from the army, and i've been working with the wounded warrior project since 2007. warriors don't have to be severely wounded to be with the wounded warrior project. we do have a lot of guys that have post-traumatic stress disorder. being able to share your story, i guess it kind of helps you wrap your mind around what did happen over there. just because you've left the military doesn't mean your life is over, because when these guys are coming home, i'm kind of leading and training them, instead of for combat, i'm leading and training them to heal. and if i come away with anything from the wounded warrior project, it's them giving my life back. my name is norbie, and yes, i do suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, but i'm okay.
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. good evening. if you pitch to him, he will ruin a baseball. that was the quote from sparky anderson years ago about the late willie mccuffy who passed away today. aperrinely of an infection that had spread. he had countless surgeries. the players gave out the willie mac award. willie had talked about what the award meant to him. >> all these guys up here are great giants, and -- and we are family. and to be voted the willie mac
award means you're in the giants family. >> you think of him as a jeptle giant. he was big and imposing and feared as a hitter. soft and cuddly as a person. his mobility was limited. his heart was there. his spirit was never limited. >> the giants say there will be a public celebration scheduled at a later date. on to the games. the warriors play the pelicans. obstacles galore. klay thompson came dressed for succe success. he said he was channelling jackie moon from the movie "semipro". andre iguodala has the buzzer beater to end the first quarter. another 40--point quarter. they were up by six. turnovers out of control. new orleans kept in the game and
steve kerr says time-out. we'll talk it over. 37 points and nine assists, seven threes. ws. kerry ma lead is 10. k.d., draymond, damian jones. with authority. warriors improved to 8-1 with a 131-121 vick. all right. we showed you the klay costume. can you guess who the grinch is? plays for the lakers. known to wear the fanny pack. if you guessed former warrior, javale mcgee, go get yourself an almond joy. you deserve it. yes, because it's halloween. >> you got to give jer veil credit. seven-foot costumes you can't kwo to the mall for that. welcome to cook it safe! challenge,
where teams compete to make the right decisions about safe food preparations. our challenge in this round -- read and follow package cooking instructions, and use a food thermometer. let's see how our teams are doing so far -- team 1? we just got 100 points. we separated our raw food from our cooked food. team 2? we got a 100-point green card for proper hand washing before our meal prep. referee: we've reached a critical safety point in the challenge. okay, team 1, let's check this out. uh-oh, not a safe internal temperature for those hamburgers. that puts everyone at high risk for food-borne illness. you get a red card -- undercooked. always read and follow the package cooking instructions and use a food thermometer. let's see how our winning team cooked it safe and avoided problems. well, i just kept focus on the four food safety steps -- clean, separate, cook, and chill. and we followed the package cooking instructions and took the temperature. can you cook it safe?
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[female narrator] foods rich in folic acid like white bread and leafy greens can help prevent some birth defects before you even know you're pregnant. . all right. that is our report. we appreciate your time. >> for all of us, new york yankees for joining us. >> as we leave you, we'll take a look at city hall aglow of orange.
>> we are on the prowl for great viral videos as we kick off halloween "right this minute." strange sounds on a haunted aircraft. >> there is no one in this plane. >> we had a security guard fearing for his life. >> what was >> scare in the air. how a thrill ride turns chilling. >> oh, no. >> it is a halloween rule for mom. ♪ >> it is a good thing you went trick or treating. plus the buzz word for your shot to win a new ipad miniand a
spooky elevator prank. the halloween headless bit gets them every time. >> i love one of the nurses goes, i'm not trained for this. >> an airport worker in the middle of the night at mexico city heard banging come from one of the plane interiors. there is no one in this plane. he makes it all the way to the back and confirms that. as he's walking out, he hears a noise again and it makes him turn back >>