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cops fired an an east bay freeway. one drive is dead. sky 7hd is over the scene. lanes of 580 were closed but are now back open now. thank you for joining, i'm ama daetz. the shooting triggered a rollover crash and police are still searching for the shooter. sky 7hd shows us the scene right
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now. investigators are coming through the vehicle and the freeway for any evidence. the chp says it began receiving calls just before 1:00 this afternoon that gunfire from a second vehicle struck the driver of the bluford prior to that car crashing. the investigate shut down all eastbound lanes of 580. backing up traffic for miles. those lanes just re-opened 20 minutes ago. lillian kim is at the scene with the latest on the investigation. reporter: eastbound lanes re-opened within the last half hour. investigators have been here all afternoon trying to reconstruct what happened. although the scene is clear, you can still see some damage left behind. >> witnesses say the blue ford suv rolled over multiple times before hitting the center divide. richmond police say the male driver lost control after being shot by someone in another car while going east on 580 in
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richmond. people oh live along the freeway heard the gunshot and the crash. >> five gunshots. bam, bam, bam. i ducked and ran outside. and then i heard this, and we came and run up here and you can see the man over there dead in the car with the gunshot wound. it's sad. >> it's unclear if the driver died from the gunshots or the crash. police have no information on a suspect or car or have no idea if this was road rage or something else. >> detectives are still sorting out the information. still going through the vehicle. trying to determine a motive or if the victim had any enemies or anybody that mite want to shoot him. >> police are hoping witnesses come forward. someone should have seen something considering it was a relative by busy tim of day. resident says thank goodness no one else was hurt. >> it's sad. i don't know what's the situation, but innocent people
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on the freeway, it could have been a stray bullet. >> anyone with information is urged to call richmond police. a man in san francisco was shot to death after he mistakenly went into the wrong unit of his apartment building. the chronicle reports 26-year-old guillermo was returning holm this morn after a night out drinking win he went to the wrong floor of his apartment build and ended up inside a unit two floors above his own. he was found dead inside the apartment of 68-year-old amisi kachepa. he told neighbors that the man broke the knob on the door of his unit. an elderly woman died in a house fire today in oakland. firefighters arrived just before 3:00 a.m. to find flames coming from a home. the woman wag the only person inside the house. firefighters say the fire began in one of the bedrooms. the cause is still under investigation.
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a tesla motors job fair was so popular that the company ended it early because of safety concerns. a spokeswoman tells abc7 news tesla ended early because of traffic congestion and building capacity concerns. cars backed up on to 880 this morning, causing traffic jams. the company says it interviewed hundreds of people before closing at 10:00. the job fair was supposed to wrap up just a few minutes ago. >> i thought maybe i'll have time so i came a little late. look now it is 10:00. >> i heard that people were getting turned away. that they had friends behind them and they were trying to get them in but they weren't let nothing more in. >> this crowding happened despite the fact that people had to get a ticket before the event and only people with tickets were allowed in. mew details about the santa clara teen stowaway who survived the flying to hawai'i in the wheel welt of a jet.
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he is back in custody in the custody of santa clara county social services. hawai'i's department of human services confirms the 15-year-old boy is no longer in hawai'i after spending about two weeks there recovering. his father flew to hawai'i oh, hoping to reunite with his son. hawaiian officials reportedly denied the father's request to see his son and bring him back home. tonight, more than 200 girls are still missing in nigeria after they were kidnapped last month. >> big example to hoe this government doesn't represent us. >> bring back our girls. >> there were protests today in washington, dc and in nigeria. these people say their government leaders aren't doing enough to bring back 223 girls kidnapped at gunpoint. a militant group raid their boarding school, taking 276 girls. 53 have escaped. the nigerian defense ministry
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says it is committed to finding the girls. >> more violence in ukraine today. and now there's fear russian president vladimir putin may use the fighting as an accuse to invade. putin says he has received thousands of requests for help from russians living in ukraine in eastern ukraine, pro-russian protesters rallied outside buildings, forcing their way in before waving a russian flag as the crowd outside cheered. today flowers marked the site of a deadly fight. yesterday ukraine started a new effort to push back pro-russian groups. >> a hit-and-run crash in san francisco critically injured one person. the crash happened at 2:30 this morning when the driver of his black infinity ran a red-light, broadsiding another car. the driver of that car was badly injured. the force of the crash sent one of the cars into a third vehicle, leaving that driver with maynor injuries. investigators say the driver who caused the crash and a number of
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passengers ran from the scene. these folks in oakland gathered this morning to remember a man who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in oakland. coalition of neighbors want city leaders to make telegraph avenue safer for pedestrians. the victim was hit a short distance from his home in oakland. police are offering a $10,000 reward to help find the driver who hit the man last saturday. the woman at the center of the scandal involving clippers owner donald sterling is on the record, speaking exclusively to barbara walters. ripe smith has more on v. stiviano's first interview since recording the racesy remarkses. >> beauty and the billionaire. while he has been making himself scarce, she's been skating, traipsing around town in her full-phase visor and speeding away from the media, but barbara walters got her to sit down for an exclusive interview. >> is donald sterling a racist?
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>> no. i don't believe it in my heart. i think that the things he says are not what he feels. anyone can say anything in the heat of the moment. >> sometimes in the heat of the moment you say things you mean or that you feel. >> stiviano says she didn't release the tape, where sterlings words made him what some say is one of most hated men in america. >> if you want to broadcast that your associating with black people. >> sterling speaking to "du jour" magazine, catering to the wealthy saying, quote, i wish i had just paid her off, bud stiviano, who spoke to sterling minutes before the interview, says sterling is suffering. >> he feels very alone, tormented, emotionally traumatized. >> for what? >> from everything. from everyone. he is hurt. by the things that he said himself. he should apologize to the
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nation to the world, for his racist remarks. >> the los angeles clippers in a must-win game tonight against the golden state warriors, trying to distance themselves from their owner. donald sterling is expected to get notice 0 from the nba of the charges against him, has a couple days to respond and then has hearing in front of the nba board of governors to decide whether or not he loses his team. we'll continue to bring you all the developments, and to see barbara walters' exclusive interview go to our web site. the battle over developing san francisco's waterfront is heading back to the polls. ahead, how one group wants to ensure those who live in the city have a say. why some say that's not such a good idea? he hookup truck is looking for a second day where the mobile meeting room for intimate connections is spending part of the night. >> i'm frances dinglasan in the accuweather center.
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temperatures came down and it was breezy. i'll let you now how long the cooling trend will con
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supporters of san francisco's proposition b want voters to have a say in projects on the waterfront. supporters rallied today. the former san francisco mayor says san franciscans should vote on whether or not proposed building projects will be allowed to exceed height limits in place. >> the waterfront is owned by all of the people of san francisco and must be protected for all of the people of san francisco. we want developers to build things that make sense for san francisco, and prop b requires them to think about what the voters will approve or wont. >> the chamber of commerce says prop b would cause the city housing and money and voters
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should and would head to the poles for if a project. last november voters said no to a plan to build highrise condos on the front. >> the newest thing in dating, room on wheels, is stoning in oakland. the hookup truck. this comes after a failed event to set up shop last night. organizers say the truck did not submit an application. it set up elsewhere and did host a few customers. the woman behind the concept says it's a modern dating solution for safe sex adventuring. the mobile hotel room on wheel is designed to host swim hookups while the truck is parked on the street. >> you can exhibiter traffic tonight. caltranss demolishing the marina boulevard bridge. the work affects interstate 880. all lanes shut from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
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during the week, lanes of northbound 880 will be shut done from mid-michigan to 4:00 a.m. southbound lanes from 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. the work could last until may 16th. >> ahead, we'll show you a video that is getting a lot of buzz. also, gearing up. the unusual move by calfire announced today in response to our dry, warm conditions. >> taking a live look outside, bit breezy in parts of the bay area and cooler temps are coming. frances dinglasan has the foreca
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beekeeperred had to be called to the rescue after a large swarm of bees converged on a car in virginia. the scene brought traffic to a halt. you can see the beekeeper scooping the insects into the hives they brought to the scene. scary. a dry, warm conditions are prompting calfire to increase staffing in northern california. they will transition into fire season across the bay area and the sacramento region. more than a month ahead of schedule. calfire is asking home owners to ensure they're prepared for wildfires and that every omahas 100 feet of defensible space. >> it was breezy today. meteorologist frances dinglasan is here to tell us about the weather. at least it finally cooled down. >> starting to cool down, and you had to hang on to your hat today. we had gusts up to 35, even more miles-per-hour. live doppler 7hd right now sweeping around the bay area,' i
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canning up the clouds passing through. we're seeing some high level clouds from san jose, blue keys as well. temperatures coming down. in san francisco, 59. oakland, 65. hanging on to the low 70s in gilroy, 71. we're going to start to see those marine clouds push inland again tonight, currently 70 in santa rosa, napa, novato, 64, and upper 60s in parts of the east bay as well and concord and livermore. now, i want to tell you what the temperature change has been. yesterday at this time, well, right now, we're 19 degrees cooler compared to yesterday at this time. so, temperatures definitely tumbled in some inland areas. in areas they stayeder in the same, like along the coast. sfo airport and oakland-but we'll see numbers come down even a little bit tomorrow in inland areas, and check out the winds.
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it was quite gusty today. right now it's gusting at 37 miles-per-hour, and -- fair feel, 30 from the west, and this strong sea breeze helped bring the cooler marine air and brought our temperatures down inland today. so now we're looking at sfo and we see blue skies, but you need to know that's going to be breezy again until about 9:00 tonight. a small craft advisory will expire. then around the bay. but still be breezy tomorrow. a cloudy coast and then the cooling trend will continue for a couple more days before we start to see a warmup by the middle of next week. so here's a look at what's going on in the pacific satellite image. an area of low pressure. the air circulates counterclockwise and that brings the stronger onshore flow and the sea breeze means cooler numbers. so slightly cooler in some areas tomorrow. along the coast we have already
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cooled down quite a bit. here's how the forecast model shows some cloud cover overnight. we wake up to cloudy conditions tomorrow morning, and then we'll see partly cloudy conditions with passing high clouds throughout the day. and we'll take a look at temperatures tonight. they'll be narrow range for the most part, upper 40s to low 50s. look for 51 in san rafael. 53 in san francisco. 52 in san jose. so, tomorrow, along the coast, we're kind of holding steady. so suspect low 60s around half moon bay, 64 in san francisco, upper 60s around the bay. 67 in oakland. 68 in san mateo. inland areas will drop just a couple more degrees so low 70s. 70 in fremont. 72 in concord. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. cooler inland and holding steady along the coast. cool and breezy into monday. things turn around on tuesday and then we start to warm up wednesday, above average.
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>> feeling lime summer. thank you, frances. shu is here with sports. warriors -- i hope they win tonight. >> warriors and clippers game seven from the staples center. and the most exciting two minutes in sports, the kentucky derby. 140th running today and your california winner is next in sports. and it came with a free chocolate chip cake. we got this amazing [sighs] how do you guys feel about this meal i had to not cook? you should not cook more often. i will try not to take offense to that. ♪ so whis a way to "plus" our accounting firm's mobile plan. and "minus" our expenses. we're offering our best-ever pricing on mobile plans for business. run the numbers on that. well, unlimited talk and text, and ten gigs of data for the five of you would be...
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there's nothing like a game seven in any sport. the pressure of do or die and great players show up. warriors have played in six game sevens in their 68 year
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history and have a 3-3 record. this is the first since 1977 and have not won since 1975. even tougher on the road to win. 1948 the last time they grabbed victory at home. mark jackson playing for himself and doesn't want his players to get out of character for the contest. >> get caught when you're trying to make too much of it. sure, every possession will count but if we give forth the effort we gave forth last night, and we execute and take care of the basketball, no secret. we know how to win the ball game. now the question is going out and doing it for 48 minutes. going to take a 48-minute effort. >> let's go to my home town of louisville for the 140th 140th running of the kentucky derby. the favorite. california chrome ran away with the field. a pa-2 favorite in perfect position around the first turn and fund it on down the stretch. >> and california chrome makes
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his move for the lead. it is california chrome. on the outside, california chrome is pulling away. california chrome into the final furlong. got a five-long lead on his competition. california chrome in front, and from the back of the pack, but california chrome shines bright in the kentucky derby! >> california chrome, the first california bred horse to win the derby since 1962. a time of 2:3.66 seconds. jockey victor espinoza, second derby win. art sher map winds his first kentucky derby. >> a's in boston facing the red sox. boston strong was too much as the a's loose their second straight. now to fenway park, johnny gomes
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with a grand slam. malone lasted four innings, gave up three home runs. that was more than enough nor boston tischer john lester. allowed one hit in eight shutout innings. walked on two red sox. won 6-3, going for the sweep tomorrow. >> third round hoff the wells fargo championship in charlotte, phil mickelson with a 9-under 63. short game was working. chipping on 18. to within a few feet to save bar. 11-under just two back of leader holme. 6-under 66, putting from the fringe, gets it to go, 13-under leading by one stroke. >> cal rugby facing byu. late second half, russell web starts to come back with this tri. the lead cut to ten but any chance of a comb comeback dashed.
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byu wins. three game sevens today in the nba. highlights at 6:00 right here on abc7 news. go warriors. >> i know! thank you so much, sh
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coming up at 6:00, the bay area man shot and killed after trying to enter the wrong apartment. we'll take you there live to tell you what happened. google's eye wear device glass costs $1,500 to purchase but nowhere near that cost in parts. join us at 6:00. today comic book fans felt like superheroes. comic book stores are expecting to give away more than 4.6 comics during free comic book day today. fans got live out their fantasy with costumes. it's a way to introduce people to the worlds of wonder available at local comic shops. see you back here at 6:00.
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welcome to "world news." tonight from washington, the barbara walters exclusive. for the first time, the woman who recorded the owner of the l.a. clippers coming forward. why did she record him, will he apologize and she answers this -- >> is donald sterling a racist? >> plus the explosive reaction pouring in tonight from the fans. the new message from the kremlin and what is putin planning now after the deadliest 24 hours in the crises in ukraine. what will president obama do? our chief white house correspondent standing by. close watch tonight over the american patient in quarantine after the deadly mers virus arrives in america. what is it and can it be stopped. our medical team reporting in. and the belle of the ball. the high school sports star who stunned everyone at the prom with his date. >> our next couple of the


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