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tonight oakland police looking for the gunmen who opened fire outside a popular hotel and injuring a cabdriver. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. they #r* hosting the ohio state football team in town to play cal and alan wang is there. >> shots rang out just as an abc sports anchor was about to go live in front of the marriott hotel in oakland. the camera captured this man run frght scene and police believe he may be a suspect. an ohio state football fan arrived to a crime scene outside their hotel. it is where the buckeye football team is also
staying. there were two shooters firing at each other and a stray bullet struck a cabdriver at the taxi stand. >> when i heard the shot i went downright here by the tire. he was screaming call 911 i got shot. >> the cabdriver was standing in this spot when the bullets rang out from broadway. he was shot in the back of the thigh. one of the bullets struck the wall right here. there are at least three other bullet holes on the side of the marriott. the buckeye fans we spoke to seemed unphased. unphased. >> it is like any city, any place. >> it is an unfortunate state, our culture, i guess. it is something that can happen at anywhere, anytime. >> shootings are rare in the heart of downtown oakland. now they are examining hotel surveillance cameras and trying to identify the suspects. in oakland, alan weng, abc7
news. >> not since the bart strike of 1979 have managers taken the controls of bart trains. bart's top leaders say that's one of the options they are considering if the bart workers strike next month. sergio is live near the oakland bridge tonight. the bay bridge rather with what this could mean for commuters. sergio? >> anyone that has traveled over the newly reopened bridge says it is a nightmare getting to an on-ramp lately. contract negotiations are continuing, but if there is a bart strike obviously traffic throughout the bay area is going to be even worse. today one of bart's top managers said commuters should be planning just in case. the back up heading to the bay bridge has been extending well into the night lately and for drivers stuck in the afternoon commute, the prospect of another bart strike is unsettling. >> it was awful. i think it took me about an hour to get on to the bridge. >> you couldn't get out of the
building. it took 10, 15 minutes to get out of the parking garage and bart wasn't working. >> right now the bart trains are running, but contract negotiations are contentious. >> if there is a strike we think the public will look at bart and say what are you doing to try to provide some type of skeletal train service. we want to be able to present to our board an option that includes limited service. >> that hasn't happened since 1979. back then trains with managers at the controls got rolling in the last weeks of a three-month strike. almost immediately after bart raised that option today, union leaders quickly raised the warning flags. >> i would be extremely concerned if they are thinking of running and having the managers run the trains. passenger safety is paramount and that would be compromised if they chose to do that. >> training behind the controls takes four months and managers could only start that training if there is a walkout. they are looking to charter more buses than were used in the strike earlier this
summer. but with 28 days left until this cooling off period ends, bart managers are smacking contin general -- are making contingency plans. >> we encourage people to plan ahead and think about carpooling and flex hours and tele commuting. >> bart and the unions return to the bargaining table on monday to begin talks on the big issues, salaries and benefits. abc7 news. >> and this monday night drivers in san francisco will have to deal with an extra traffic headache. the on-ramp will be closed at 8:00 p.m. the on-ramp will re-open before the morning commute at 5:30 in the morningment the work is part of the central subway project which opens in 2019. a fremont police officer responding to a call rammed into a motorcyclist tonight and it turns out the injured rider also works for fremont pd. 2 happened about a block from american high school on fremont boulevard. that's where ama dates is live with the story for us. ama?
>> carolyn, the northbound lanes of fremont boulevard were shutdown for six hours. they just reopened at 10:00. the newark police department is leading the investigation as they work to determine what caused the fremont officer to run into the motorcycle. tow truck operators struggled to remove a motorcycle embedded in the front end of a fremont police cruiser. 2* happened just before 4:00 p.m. as they responded to a non-emergency call. >> the police car struck the back of the motorcycle. the motorcycle rider was thrown to the ground. the motorcycle impacted the back of the truck. >> the six-year veteran of fremont pd happened to hit a fellow employee, a 29-year-old woman who worked for the department for about 18 months. >> it was scary. there was radiator fluid dripping everywhere. >> lori joe stevens is a waitress at dino's family restaurant and she saw the woman lying on the ground. we didn't see any blood or anything so we assumed that
she was physically okay. they did take off her helmet after the paramedics arrived. she was moving her fingers and her hands. >> the woman was taken to the hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. the pick up truck driver and the officer were not hurt. in fremont, abc7 news. >> in the meantime, transit police in oakland are investigating collision between a bus and compact car with a family of three inside. it happened before 7:00 near fifth 1k3 brush streets. a bus ran the red light and hit a car that was turning left according to the people in the vehicle. >> the passenger side of the car , my wife -- when the light turned green she went. like she said, the guy went through the red light and the car spun around. stopped, the kid was screaming. gite driver of the compact said the bus driver came to her and apologized.
the couple's 7-year-old daughter was taken to the hospital for observations. we think she will be just fine. new at 11:00, a warning for students and staff at stanford after a woman was tackled jogging on campus. she was running on the lake path just before 9:00 p.m. a man grabbed her and pulled her to the ground. she did manage to get away. police have a vague description of the man about 5 foot 6 wearing dark pants and a dark sweatshirt. a manhunt is underway in elsa -- in el cerrito as a man attacked a woman texting on her cell phone. the victim was walking under the bart station. this is the man police say punched the victim in her head several times and pinned her arms against her body. a nearby resident heard the victim cry off and scared off the attacker. he is described as in his 20s and about 5 foot 6 with stuby facial hair. full containment of the fire on mount diablo is expected tonight. officials say it cost $4.5
million to fight the fire. some crews are still moping up and patrolling the fire perimeter. authorities believe it was started by target shooting on sunday afternoon. it has burned 3100 acres at this point, but no structures were destroyed. new developments on the peninsula. a life saving warning system is back up and run. -- back up and running. the repairs to upgrade the system starts in august. it accelerated after officials discovered three of the eight sirens were working properly. the new system is able to broadcast voice messages in assisted of just a siren. it you ever -- covers a 30-mile stretch. beginning next month, restaurants in san francisco will have to stop using plastic bags for takeout and delivery. on october 1st, the plastic bag ban will expand. supermarkets and pharmacies have been forced to comply. restaurants will charge 10 cents for paper or compostable bags that will apply even to
takeout sandwiches. right now the city is reaching out to restaurants reminding them the change is coming on october 1st. it is not over yet. next on abc7 news, month are rain and more flooding for colorado. entire towns cutoff by raging waters. and the number of missing people continues to climb. >> and what caused a massive fire that destroyed part of nerming new jersey's historic boardwalk. why they are calling the smoldering rubble a crime scene. >> and why the 49er fans may want to pack some earplugs. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. we have fog out there right now and we will look at your weekend wake up weather and when
out of colorado. the number of people unaccounted for has risen to more than 170 as the state deals with heavy rain and deadly flooding. despite many rescues, hundreds are still cutoff from help. abc news reporter brandy hit is in boulder where people are bracing for more rain. >> water, weaver everywhere as far as the eye can see. these firefighters braved waters raging over their windshield to get to those who need help. in big thompson canyon, this man defied a wall of water to
open the involves on the flood gates. farm are a wash leaving cattle marooned and a horse tethered in a pasture and now looks lost at sea. the day luge tossed around these trailers as though they were toys in a bathtub. tws too much for railways, highways and for many homes. >> the neighbor's house fell off and what was a little creek fell off and got swept away. there was just pieces of houses and appliances floating down. >> thousands have been evacuated. >> i have never seen it rain so hard. >> in estes park they use the zip line to save trapped residents. this man was pulled from his home after it was buried in mud. >> i was able to get him some water and a blanket. >> they can't get out and we can't get in. >> and authorities are bracing for more. >> we still have forecasts for
flash flood warnings. we could very well be back in the same condition we were yesterday. this is a wait and see game. >> with raging floodwaters taking outen tear roads, the national guard is using four helicopters for medical evacuations and to deliver humanitarian aid. abc news, boulder, colorado. >> abc news has learned that the huge fire that destroyed much of the jersey shore boardwalk was considered suspicious. it broke out in a frozen custard shop. the flames driven by 30 mile-an-hour winds quickly spread destroying dozens of businesses. they called the ruins a crime scene. the boardwalk was painstakingly built after being battered by superstorm sandy. chris christie vowed that the boardwalk will rebuild again. well, this may have happened to you. you may have noticed it. some wells fargo customers say they are having trouble accessing their accounts. dozens took to the facebook
page saying they could not pay their bills or withdraw money. one customer said he couldn't deposit his check and didn't get a receipt and couldn't take any money out. wells fargo admits there are issues affecting some customers, but didn't offer specifics. california health officials are warning not to eat an imported candy that can be dangerous. the latest batch of sugar candy tested at . 22 parts per lead. that's more than double to be considered contaminated. throw it out immediately. they import the candy from india and the recalled packages are 7 ounce and have a label that says batch number 12030. tonight google wants to know why one of its street view drivers crashed into a bus and then tried to leave the scene. it happened in inindonesia. the car which has a camera mounted on top of it slammed into a bus and then the driver panicked apparently and
started to drive away only to hit another bus. it is unclear if anyone was hurt, but there was some damage to the google car. the tech giant is working hard with local police. sunday's game between the niners and the seahawks could be one of the loudest ever. a group of seahawks fans will try to break the guinness world record for loudest crowd roar at a sports stadium. the current record is a booming 131.76 decibels and that was set during a turkish soccer match two years ago. in comparison, a rock concert is 115 decibels. the human ear starts to feel pain at 125 decibels . and the bay bridge has a new honor. it is the widest bridge in the world. here is a live picture of the span from our emeryville camera. it measures 258 and a third feet wide. it now surpasses the portman bridge which is 213 feet wide.
it is actually quite wide. >> spectacular really. let's get a check on our weekend forecast now. >> sandhya patel is here with the accu-weather forecast. >> dan and carolyn, the weekend is looking great, and if you have been waiting for cooler weather and possibly some rain, you may just get it. a week from today live doppler 7hd right now is showing you how foggy it is along the coast. as we take you closer the fog has crossed the san francisco bay into hayward and oakland and fremont right now and pretty gray skies. here is a view st -- a view of the fog. 56 in san francisco and 59 in oakland and sictz for redwood city and san jose and los gatos, 57 and foggy. from our roof camera you are looking at the overcast skies and here are your temperatures. 57 in santa rosa and 60 in napa and still olding on to the warmth from earlier. antioch 71 and concord 60. the highs today were in the upper 50s at the coast to the low 90s inland.
we had our summer microclimates. you can see the visibility is just fine right now. the fog near the coast and the bay and mild to warm again tomorrow and we are looking at it to turn cooler for your sunday. here is a look at the morning. foggy for your early plans this weekend and it is just the bay and the coast. for the afternoon sunshine for most of the bay area. 70s, 80s, coast side, some lingering fog with 60s. typical, not so typical a little early start and we are expecting the possibility of rain as we head into friday. a chance of rain in about a week as the cold front comes in. we usually get our first rain unofficially here on halloween. we may see it a little sooner. we'll keep an eye on that and the radar is tracking it. tomorrow morning foggy around the coast and bay as i mentioned. mid50s to low 60s. if you have early plans you may want to grab the extra layer. tomorrow afternoon, 79 in the
south bay in san jose and a sunny day in santa clara. on the peninsula, upper 70s palo alto and redwood city. 62 on the coast and pacifica and not much changing in the mission district. 68 downtown san francisco and you will see lingering fog. coast side 60s and most of the rest of the area in the 80s except sausalito. 91 clear lake so you are above the fog layer. head out toward the east bay and your temperatures will be close to average. 71 in oakland and 75 newark. inland 88 in fairfield and 86 in livermore. now if you are head together raiders game, this sunday they are taking on the jaguars. mild weather, mid60s at 1:00 and climbing up to the low 70s as we head into the latter part of the game. beautiful weather for the weekend. even beyond that. accu-weather seven-day forecast showing you just minor ups and downs until friday where it is cooler. 70s in the warmest inland
valleys and we may be talking about shower possibility or rain possibilities. he is like, i don't believe you. >> larry is the doubter. >> he is the skeptic. >> we believe you. >> i will keep you posted. >> things worked out well for the a's tonight. >> it was a little tight. the skeptics doubted it. >> you make the call here. this was the difference in tonight's fight for first
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thank you again for joining me. should we get to the a's highlight in texas 1234* here we go in the first inning. there is more money coming in. they love the biel show. the first inning and call him yo heines s. 3-0a's in a flash. settle down over here. 9-2a's before texas rallies with a 6-run eighth. this made it 9-8. texas looking for more and bell bell -- beltray trying to go from first to third. did he? look at the replay. he was safe, but they called him out. that saved the a's. runner at second and sean doolittle gets him to end it. they are now four and a half up with 15 to play. giants and dodgers in l.a. cotton candy one of the primary food groups when you go to the ballpark. bumgarner gave up two runs.
a two-run blast by uribe. 2-0 l.a. clayton kershaw had the giants shut out until this play in the seventh. a single knocks in sandoval. it is part of a three-run inning and the giants hold on to win it a score of 4-2. for years he was known as mr. mr. 59. the first man to shoot a 59 in a pga tour event and jim furyk did it today. round two this illinois. furyk played the back nine first. his second shot on the par 415 and pure perfection for eagle. he needs a birdie for 59. how about this approach? yeah. rolls is it in for the 11th birdie and that is a 59. a feet accomplished by six players in history. furyk is tied for the lead. it is floyd mayweather versus
alvarez in vegas. i feel like i need to do ab ripper x tonight. the biggest gross pay per view in history. he is younger and stronger, but what about his preparation? >> are you ready? >> i was born ready. >> i like his confidence. high school football and head coach there and next to the old boss are to the spartans. chris williams dumps it off to antoine custer and we are hoping this is not custer's last stand. he is tremendous. 57 yards as at the la salle continues with a 151 game win streak. 40-13 is your final. abc7 sports brought to you by riverwalk casino. again. >> thanks, larry. a short-term solution. >> next, hear how this father used his fashion sense to
real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. wake up weather. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. lisa argen is here tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. dan and carolyn? >> thanks, sandhya. a a utah father made his own fashion statement to urge his teenage daughter to dress more modestly. they cutoff a pair of jeans and turned them into his own daisy dukes. >> scott mcintosh came up with the fashion statement after his 19-year-old daughter refused to wear longer shorts during the weekly family nights. >> that will teachers and you. >> i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. have a terrific weekend, everyone.
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