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40s and 50s. live doppler 7hd not detecting any rain just yet, but we do have some on the way. 50 hayward, 47 los gatos, 48 san jose and even up in santa rosa, a quarter mile visibility, 45 degrees. we've had all the cloud core. had a bit of a suggest wind yesterday. so this morning we are waking up to those 50s around the bay. five mile visibility, though, in san jose. that has certainly gotten worse in the past hour. be careful out there. we are looking for the clouds to hang around for most of the day. but by about noontime, before this warm front heads our way, could we could see a few more peaks of sun. looking at upper 50s for the afternoon with showers headed our way. by about 4:00, they don't amount to much but we are tracking a stronger stempniak midweek and another one after that. i'll have that in a few minutes. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. developing news out of the east bay this morning. police are still looking for a plan who shot and killed a man on a bart train at the west oakland station.
it happened just before 8:00 last night. witnesses dell us the victim was sitting next to the train's car door. to he was shot just before the train stopped. the shooter ran as soon as the doors opened. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. you. >> as police were piecing together exactly what happened, we noticed a commotion at the bus stop just yards away. we watched as police took a man into custody nearly two hours before the brutal shooting on this train. it's not clear if he was a suspect. but we watched as he was searched and put into a waiting patrol car. witnesses say the shooter may have boarded the train at rockridge or the west oakland station and just before exiting the train he pulled out a gun. >> i looked you, there was a pop. he had his happened down shooting. up there two or three more shots, the door opened and he split.
>> he was shot twice in his torso. in his chest and in his stomach. you saw the torso. and he is dead. >> one of the people who helped but didn't want to be interviewed on camera said he's a registered nurse. he immediately began performing cpr. he said the victim had a knife in his hand, but none of the people aboard the train car said they noticed anything odd between the two men and didn't even notice them talking to each other. >> sergio quintano reporting. the shooting investigation caused delays throughout the system, including at the embarcadero station in san francisco. riders were inconvenienced by single tracking through the west oakland station. more developing knows. -- news. i-80 in berkeley was slow going last night after the chp shut down all westbound lanes. you see the closer on the left-hand side of your screen. what a mess. richmond police were searching the freeway for evidence related to an earlier chase. lanes were shut down for about
20 minutes. they reopened just before 10:30 last night. search efforts for a missing u.c. berkeley student will continue in point reyes. the car and several items belonging to her were found yesterday. searchers from several agencies are looking for 22-year-old shuqin zhang. she was seen early thursday morning. police found her white mercedes-benz near the lighthouse area yesterday morning. friends are concerned. >> i just go into her room again and saw the things that she was going to bring back home, like the things she bought for her friends and family are still there. we started to dig through things because we thought night get serious and we found her passport so we realize she night -- might not have left. >> she was supposed to fly to china friday to begin an internship in beijing but she never boarded her flight.
no one is $949.8 million richer this morning. the power ball jackpot now stands at $1.3 billion with an estimated cash value of $806 million. six tickets sold in california matched five of the six numbers, including one at the 711 on central avenue in fremont. here are those all-important numbers. abc7 news reporter has more. it will be a world record jackpot on wednesday. >> not what people wanted to hear tonight. >> the story of my life. at red hill convenience store, people came in after 8:00 to have their lottery tickets scanned and checked. new this one for sure did not win. >> the line was crazy. >> there was a line all the way down the aisle. almost to the back there. yeah, we actually had to separate two lines, one strictly
for lottery purchases, the other one for everyone else. >> cashier marco sandoval couldn't help but join in the hype. he bought a ticket for himself. turned you had he and a couple other customers are winners! >> a whole whopping two dollars! >> worth it to keep playing? >> yeah, it's about 8 gumballs, i would say. >> i am a winner of 4 u.s. dollars. look at that! i guess i'll tip to work and drive a late-model car. >> people came from all over to play here. it's considered one of the luckiest in the state. >> i buy the lottery. >> he, like so many others, will return home empty-handed. lisa amin gulezian ga, abc7 news. >> those of you who have the abc7 news app found out about the winning numbers first. if you want to see the numbers again or get wednesday night's
numbers after they are drawn, download the free app for your mobile device and don't forget to enable push alerts. >> this weekend catching an uber ride is a little bit cheaper. the ride sharing company lowered prices by 10% in san francisco, while cities in the east bay and south bay are getting a 20% cut. yesterday abc7 news was at san francisco international airport. you see dozens of drivers there protesting the cuts. an uber spokesperson said this is the slow season so the company is dropping fares to try to lure more riders. this was not the first time uber has cut prices. >> we are tired of the fair cuts. today uber cut the fares again for the third time in over two years. we are down to $1.15 a mile in the bay area. >> uber did not have a comment about that protest yesterday. the new fare prices will be in effect indefinitely. fares are going up starting
today on sam trans. san mateo's public bus service is raising fares from two dollars to two twenty-five. discount monthly passless also go up between a dollar and two dollars. it's part of an evaluation the agency does every four months. sam trans is also adding ways to improve service and dropping the price of youth passes. >> a santa clara county is look into problems in the county jail. a panel was in the county for a meeting. for the first time their discipline system was made public. 86 deputies at the jail have been disciplined since 2010. 60 were either fired or suspended. >> needs to be independent civilian oversite over the operations of the jail. and right now the sheriff's
department polices themselves and if you do that there's no accountability. >> it came from a local activist after an inmate was beaten to death last august. it was earlier reported that an inmate, walter roches', death was suspicious. but an autopsy concluded he died from sepsis, a blood infection. but two days ago there was another investigation. this could be good news for raider nation. dallas cowboys owner jerry jones proposed the st. louis rams and san diego chargers share a stadium in the l.a. area. that's according to the l.a. daily news. this would mean the raiders would have to stay in oakland. but according to the l.a. times, nfl commissioner roger goodell
said the report was inadequate. the nfl owners meet tuesday and wednesday in houston to vote on which, if any, team can move. >> and the sierra, northstar resort in truckee is celebrating the tenth anniversary of their stash run by hosting a snowboard competition. yesterday many people were on the hills enjoying all the fresh powder. >> lisa argen is here now. >> high pressure is building in and sort of fizzling the next couple weather systems out. right now it's the fog and mild temperatures. quarter mile visibility in santa rosa, fog in san jose. we talk about a little bit of light rain today, tomorrow, the stronger stempniak midweek and also the end of the week. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, a gun show in the bay area causing controversy.
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a gun show in daly city is resuming this morning. it is drawing crowds of gun enthusiasts. organizers are expecting double the crowds due to recent proposals by president obama for more restrictions on firearm sales. abc7 news reporter cornell barnard has the story. >> good ammo for a good price. >> fred shows us the ammunition he bought for use on the firing range, but some folks needed carts to carry out the ammo they got. the sign out front says "welcome , patriots." it's his first gun show visit. he hopes to trade up this 9-millimeter weapon for a .45 caliber. >> nationally i feel pretty safe. but then again, if it happens at san bernardino, it can happen anywhere. >> our cameras are not allowed inside the gun show, but it shows how many people this show attracts.
this weekend about 8,000. >> people are concerned about the future of their own gun rights. >> the gun show organizer, bob templeton, said he is seeing record numbers of people concerned about their safety. and the mention of president obama's name may get you this. >> he sounds like a could be man to me. >> the president announced new initiatives to keep guns out of the hands of those who shouldn't have them. including increased background checks. >> background checks are a must really, but not to the point to where it's going to infringe on our rights. >> no guns actually leave this show, but you can order one through a gun dealer, only after a background check and ten day waiting period. >> i think that gun shows should be banned. >> lorraine taylor counsels violent crime victims. her organization, 1,000 mothers to prevent violence, was created after her two sons were murdered. >> so many innocent people have lost their lives to gun violence, having a gun show
makes it appear respectable, and we know it's not respectable. >> reporter: the gun show continues sunday. in daly city, cornell barnard, abc7 news. a san francisco seafood treat is back on the market. dungeonness crab is again safe to eat. they are beginning to get shipments from oregon to washington. advisories in santa barbara and other areas have also been lifted. pacific waters there have been given a clean bill of health by officials. one crab expert expects local dungeonness to be available soon >> we are receiving our first batches this past week. more to come as we progress. and hopefully the state of california will be open before the end of the month. >> the new availability of done done ginness crabb is good news for consumers. prices have dropped to about seven dollars a pound for the live crabs. get that drawn butter ready. happening today, don't be
alarmed if you see a lot of the people not wearing pants on mass transit. it's the 15th annual no-pants day. nearly 600 people participate throughout the bay area every year. new york-based improv everywhere, a prank and humor collective, hosts the event, which reaches other countries, as well. they say people without pants will be riding bart and muni around 2:00 this afternoon. that rockslide in yosemite national park is clear. one of the main access roads to the park is open again. we first showed you these images on thursday. rocks the size of cars fell on the road after the heavy storms. once work crews cleared the road, they had to repair it. the park remained open, but it was a three-power drive through the snow to get to the other entrance. a new grey wolf has entered california. state wildlife officials announced this wolf, dubbed
or-25, crassed into california sometime in mid-september from oregon. it's about three years old. it could be following the scent of other wolves or looking for a mate. grey wolves are incredibly rare in california. before 2011 the last wolf sighting in the state was 1924. in minnesota the vikings will host the cardinals today in what will being the coldest game in nfl history. temperatures in the single digits at kickoff with windchills in the negative degrees. players from both teams have been practicing in the frigid weather. the nfl is doing what they can to keep players warm. team sidelines will have heated benches and they can use hand warmers and heating creams. fans are being doled to bring blankets and foam to sit on, and the vikings are handing out free hot coffee. >> why isn't that an indoor
stadium? you would think. >> you would think, yes. i guess they are building one. >> all right. we are building on our rain chances the next couple days. the first couple rain chances are looking rather deep. a ridge of high pressure is going to build in this start the work week and that will fizzle out the rain chances that we had our sights on, especially for tomorrow. right now live doppler 7hd, you see the sweep on top of mount st. helena there. is nothing to report except fog from the north bay all the way to san jose. with the cloud cover we are looking at very mild temperatures and a warm front this afternoon. it will provide some rain shower activity. that will keep temperatures in the mid-and upper 50s. so we've got a few 60s on the way, as well, the next few days. 50 in san francisco. also mountain view and half moon bay, good morning to you oakland, 49. across the bay in san jose reporting fog at 48. our exploratorium camera with a few clouds around. 45 santa rosa. that's one of the cooler
locations with a quarter mile visibility. novato, fairfield and livermore and concord checking in at 49 degrees. the fog anywhere from a quarter mile to half-mile visibility in santa rosa, and san jose, san carlos and on the coast looking a little bit gray. so definitely give yourself some time out there. looks like the ceilings want to lift temporarily but we will look at a mostly cloudy sky today with afternoon showers 3:00, 4:00. tonight a weak stempniak bumps into that ridge. still could see a few light showers into your monday morning commute but most likely a couple while you are sleeping and that's about it. the more significant chance of rain comes our way late tuesday into wednesday. that stempniak could be a number 2 on our storm impact scale. 1:00 this afternoon we are looking at rain showers beginning to move on to the coast, and by 3:00, 4:00, we have a narrow band of warm frontal light rain headed our way. and the rainfall amounts once
again anywhere from about a tenth of an inch. barely there. and beyond that we've got another mild evening in store with the cloud cover. so here's our next stempniak. just pushes through that ridge. maybe a couple showers. and by 5:00 in the morning you will notice that we have a lot of cloud core. we will call it mostly cloudy monday and tuesday. that's when the ridge is overhead. then by late tuesday, it looks like there's a system developing offshore. so that would bring us some wetter conditions, breezy winds. we are going to pick it up here by your wednesday morning, 3:00. so notice the rain here. it lasts throughout the day on wednesday. a break on thursday for the most part but maybe showers late in the day on thursday. friday dry and this looks pretty promising. if the models come into alignment, more rain slated to fall next weekend. today temperatures ranging from about 54 in vallejo, 57 fremont and palo alto. that's about average for this time of year, and the accuweather seven-day forecast
showing a little shower activity this afternoon, then tomorrow morning maybe, and then perhaps a number 2 on our storm impact scale on wednesday. and that again would bring us into a more decent stempniak if the models come into aryan meant next saturday. >> have you noticed how hard rain boots are to pull off? >> i haven't. are they fashionable? probably that's why. [laughter] >> good to know. >> good to know. thank you, lisa. still ahead, why one bay area agency is banning its officers from buying these commemorative badges, signify their work on super bowl 50.
>> here's paul will you from good morning america >> the numbers were announced last night but no one was able to claim the massive prize. this, as the jackpot breaks world records, estimated to reach over a billion dollars before the neck drawing, which is wednesday now. details overnight, a secret meeting and interview is between the notorious drug lord el chappo, and actor sean penn. we are live with the new developments. and friday night kicks off the beginning.
award season. our experts will be live to break it all down for us this morning. it's all coming up on gma this sunday. see you soon. >> thank you, paula. elon musk's spacex is look to land another milestone. the rocket company will attempt to land their falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship in the pacific ocean. spacex successfully returned to earth last month to its launchpad at cape canaveral in florida. it's scheduled for liftoff next sunday from vandenberg air force base along the coast. if it succeeds it will be the first successful rocket landing in the sea. much more ahead on the sunday morning news. is hillary clinton getting a little nervous about bernie sanders? her campaign's response to a recent poll showing her trailing by 13% in a key primary find out if you could get help paying for health insurance with just your age, income, zip code, and the number of people in your household.
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elevationings and up in santa rosa where the visibility at times is less than a half-mile. so you can see five miles down in san jose, san carlos, and half moon bay. and we do have a warm front on the way, which is going to bring some warm, light showers. so with that, it's going to fizzle out throughout the afternoon because there's not much to it. so we are looking at mid-50s throughout the afternoon hours inland, and upper 50s coastside. so it will be mild, and then the showers arriving, and moving out quickly. we will time them out for you and talk about better rain chances in the upcoming work week in a few minutes. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. new this morning, hundreds of people joined french president frances holland for a ceremony honoring the victims killed in the charlie hebdo attacks. you will recall last year 17 people were killed. it was from january 7th to the 9th. the ceremony was held at the square that attracted rallies in
favor of free speech after the attacks. president hollande also revealed a plaque in remembrance of the victims. if. >> new details this morning on the recapture of the mexican drug lordio keen el chapo guzman. he tried to set up a meeting last year. the u.s.a. is looking to extradite him to stand trial. abc news reporter matt gut manning is in mexico city with a look at what led to his capture. >> he wanted to spin his emfam my into celebrity. instead, the drug pin king and one of the most wanted criminals is back in handcuffs. the drug lord paraded in front of cameras as authorities rushed him back to the same super max prison he tunneled his way out of last year. the attorney general said that's
thanks to el chapo himself and a healthy case of vanity. apparently after his escape last year the infamous criminal wanted a bio made about him so his people reached out to actors and producers. those communications helped track him down. the final played out in his home state. mexican police were raiding a house, killing five of his men and seizing these weapons, including 50 caliber sniper rifles and grenade launchers. they caught up with him. you see him caught in the filthy tank top. mexican officials declaring mission accomplished. the u.s. calling the arrest a victory for the citizens of both mexico and the u.s. he faces charges in multiple jurisdictions for murder and drug trafficking. now the u.s. is considering extradition. >> in oregon a new group of armed men that arrived at a
wildlife refuge yesterday are heading home. occupation leader bundy and others did not request help from the pacific patriot network and were concerned about the perception they conveyed. it's now been more than a week since a group of armed men took over a federal building and the group insists they are not going anywhere. they are there in protest of the imprisonment of two oregon ranchers on federal arson charges. this morning the hillary clinton campaign is getting a bit jittery will challenger bernie sanders. according to one of the latest polls, senator sanders has a 13-point lead over clinton in new hampshire and is closing the gap in iowa. last week they sent an e-mail to supporters with the subject line "nervous." perception is everything in politics.
republican residential ed -- presidential candidate marco rubio spoke in a forum yesterday for ideas to fight poverty in the u.s.. he will appear this week ahead of the sixth gop debate, less that one month until the iowa caucus. you can catch "this week" with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 this morning right here on abc7. >> super security will be tight as super^bowl 50 is on its way. thousands will be on hand and some will be sporting a badge with the vince lombardi trophy. but not everyone is on board. >> when the football season began, many santa clara police officers, like rob, traded in their official badges for these with a super bowl 50 logo. they were offered by the nfl to agencies that will help keep the venues safe. >> we look at it as a celebration. we want to celebrate super bowl 50, we are part of super^bowl
50. obviously we are hosting the game. >> the officers paid for them themselves. $124.99. and santa clara is just one of more than 20 public safety agencies, including the chp, where some 1800 officers are snapping up these keepsakes. but san francisco's firefighters won't be joining in. under the nfl policy, only departments can place the orders. and the fire chief is saying no to the badges. the union president says his members are furious. >> this is an important moment in san francisco history and they really wanted that badge as a keepsake. and to be kept out of it against their will kind of is a slap in the face a published report linked the chief's decision to concerns of domestic violence on super bowl sundays. but joanne hayes-white told me she doesn't think a replica badge is appropriate. >> this badge, when you take your oath, it means a lot. and to, you know, to have a
sporting event, it didn't rise to that level. >> she worries the super bowl badges could cause confusion for the public. >> well, in santa clara the officers, some of them bought multiple badges and they can wear them through february 14th. happening today you can kickoff the happenings of super bowl 350 with a fun run at levi's stadium. join three time champion roger craig in the run the road to the super^bowl 50. the 5k, 10k and kids fun run will finish inside the field inside levi's stadium. there will be watch party for today's wildcard games. the first race starts at 8:00 this morning. still ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. a bay area company helping kids who are color-blind see what they have never been able to see before. we will show you how it works.
and here is a live look from our emeryville camera. cloudy today, warmer temperatures, and light showers. what else is in the forecast? lisa argen along shortly with the full accuweather forecast. here in vineland, home of progresso, we figured out how to get rich ingredients like bacon into 22 light soups, so if you want 100 calories or less per serving without giving up rich flavor do what we do...make it progresso. this moment is perfect in every way
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fields during super^bowl 50. last week a judge denied the soccer league's request to stop the nfl from continuing the work at the field next to review stadium. but the judge has scheduled another hearing for tomorrow to stop construction. the league is turning the field into facilities for the media, for security personnel, and for production staff for the big game. lisa, i keep thinking the super bowl is february 7th, and that's when el nino -- >> yeah, pouring rain. can you imagine? probably will happen. hope it will happen. just to bring more excitement, right? we need more rain, of course. and just a little bit on the way today. here's a live look outside from our roof camera where it's 50 degrees in san francisco. fog is a problem in the north bay. also in san jose. mild temperatures, gray skies. and maybe a little mist and drizzle for you. coming up i'll have the forecast in a few minutes. >> thunderstorm warning, you, lisa. also raking threes. steph curry has another big
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in sports the warriors are back home following a three-game road trip. tomorrow night they face the heat at oracle arena. last night the warriors were in sacramento hoping to earn their third straight season sweep of the kings. here's shu. he has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. well, on this wildcard weekend
in the nfl, we had the wildest finish i have ever seen last cincinnati. bengals had the game won, but they send pittsburgh into the next round. rain coming down in sheets in cincinnati. braun catches the ball and keeps control as he moves it to his stomach, and look at this. the hard-to-believe he caught it! 15-0, steelers. bengals come back and take the lead. to a.j. green. less than two minutes to go, 16-15. now it gets goofy. fourth and three. antonio brown gets leveled. a shot to the head and the 15-yard penalty. with players and coaches are on the field. pac-man jones goes after the steelers coach, another 15-yard penalty. then the field goal from chris boswell for the win, and got the 18-16 victory to face the next round. they will face the broncos.
>> texans and chiefs. miles davis, he's gone. 106 yards, 7-0 chiefs kansas city just a few minutes into the game. chiefs slaps with their 11th straight win. chiefs advance with their 11th straight win. first nhl shutout in ten years in the postseason. 30-0, the final. they face the patriots next week. last night the golden state warriers made their last appearance at the sleep train arena in sacramento. the kings new arena is scheduled to open next season. dubs going for their 12th straight win against sacramento. steph gets a good screen. open for three. we know that's good. 51-48 golden state. demarcus cousins working on the floater. cousins had 33. third quarter, draymond blocks rondo. steph gets it ahead to him for the dunk. he had five threes of his own. in the fourth after steph makes the three, he turns to talk to
the bench. steph with 8 threes and team high 19. warriors 128-119 and host miami monday night. the sharks have been struggling it he thanks but their offense exploded last night against the maple leafs. here are the goals. do not ajust your set. burns, joe pavelski, tomas hurdle, carlson, yonas and hurdle again. it was huge. >> this is a place we've always loved to play at home. just been some tough bounces. yeah, that's a night that's great for a lot of guys. >> good-looking tux. that's the way the ball bounces. wildcard week continues. vikings and seahawks and all the highlights tonight at 5:00.
i'm mike shumann. >> we talked about the vikings place in subzero weather. >> that will being rough. today we are waking up to very mild temperatures. 60s in many neighborhoods and the coolest locations in the 40s. fog to contended with. the live doppler quiet right now. bringing in a few light showers throughout the later afternoon. they won't amount to much but we have a stronger stempniak for the middle of the week. and then the one after that looks just as strong. a look outside from our exploratorium camera. you see a few clouds around. 50 in the city, as well as mountain view and half moon bay was 59 yesterday at the coast. some pretty mild temperatures with morgan hill, the cool spot, 43. 38 san jose. you have fog as well. from the roof camera you notice we have a mixture of a clear start and sunrise coming up at 7:25 and some clouds. 45 santa rosa. 47 for you in napa. 48 fairfield and livermore. good morning novato. 49 concord.
a half-mile in santa rosa. that's been the tough spot. but we are also looking at five mile visibility san carlos, the coast and san jose. emeryville waking up to the clouds. you may see a few breaks now and then before we get the passage of the warm front that will bring the chance of showers our way just briefly, and just in the narrow band this around. then we will look for another chance of rain overnight tonight into your monday morning commute. but this one looks likm# it's miscellaneousling out. it's pushing into highzv pressu, and that really is making it tough for the rainfall to hold together. but beyond that, late tuesday into wednesday, that stempniak looks more promising. so the next couple of hours, featuring the cloud cover. by 1:00 still dry. 3:00, 4:00, showers. net won't amount to much. they will be quickly pushing through the area. you have plans sunday night, you want to walk the dog or just hang out outside, it looks dry after the warm frontal passage with anywhere from a tenth to an inch and that's the one that's
fizzling out. as we go through monday, this stempniak looks like it could bring in a few showers early monday morning but it's pushing into a ridge of high pressure. most of the activity fizzles and then we look for cloudy skies monday into tuesday. then by wednesday offshore there is a system that is gaining strength. and it looks like it is going to bring wind. clerk that out. looks like significant rain by the overnight hours wednesday into your wednesday commute. and all day wednesday looks pretty wet. so this one, number two on our storm impact scale works the gusty winds and some heavier rain. a break comes wednesday except for the north bay. maybe showers. friday not much going on until this stempniak on saturday, which could bring also a 2 on our storm impact scale. putting it all together for you today, a narrow band. showers late in the around. 57 palo alto and fremont. and the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring the mild temperatures, the clouds, the
scattered thunder showers late today, early tomorrow, and then a couple of systems that look more promising into the week ahead. >> well, what a difference a year makes. >> yeah, that's right. i know. we were dry as a bone last january. >> exactly. thank you, lisa. two bay area companies are joining forces to help children struggling with a frustrating condition, colored blindness. >> the world is about to become a brighter place for these four grade school kids. they have lived their lives with varying degree of color-blindness. a condition their parents even didn't spot all the way. >> as a little guy he had his
shapes and numbers but he just never got colors. >> but their families heard about a contest being sponsored by clorox and another bay area company called chroma that pioneered a unique set of lens lenses that restore the correct balance of red and greens, which get blurred together by deformities in a color-blind person's eye. >> we do this by creating a filter that goes in and carves out certain wave lengths of light. it separates those photo pigments back to where they should be. the life-changing power caught the attention. , the attention. clorox. the company offered up $10,000 to help distribute the glasses to young students suffering from color-blindness. that grant helped fund the online video contest. kids were asked to dream up an invention they would like to build themselves and submit a video describing it. >> 75 winners were chosen to receive a set of chroma lenses. we watched at four winners tried them on for the first time. >> the ball right here, it looks like way brighter. like all the colors just kind of popping out. so much more! >> this looks more reddish. >> excited about that?
>> yeah. >> i think it's light blue. >> say what? >> orange? >> they are a lot brighter than i thought before. [laughter] >> definitely. >> but like colors themselves, emotions also cover the spectrum. >> he's our fourth boy, the second, third and fourth were all color-blind and this is the first time he got to see them. one of them, at least, sees colors. >> the company is still advising families to register for their online newsletter for information. but these kids will see the world more colorful. ama daetz. you. >> up next, the forts awakens help crown a new box office king. we will tell how is now the highest-grossing actor of u.s.
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his impressive resume of 41 mill many have made more than $4.7 billion at the domestic box office. thanks to the latest, "star wars: the force awakens." he's made more than $4.7 billion at the domestic box office. ford bumped samuel l. jackson to second place. his earnings are at $4.6 billion. >> it's mild right now. we have some fog. 57 in oakland. the showers lasting just an hour or two, make a tenth of an inch. we are looking at a better stempniak, more organized tuesday night and wednesday. >> all right. thank you, lisa. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler, along with lisa argen. the news continues online, on twitter, facebook, all your mobile devices with our abc7 news app. abc7 news continues at 9:00 this
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