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did rivers say anything? >> reporter: well, she did. she thanked a judge when her hearing was put until december. this is a tragic story all around. a young man whose brother and mother were killed told me he didn't want to say in what context. outside of the home where three people were killed friday, there is a growing memorial. framed pictures of 19-year-old benny wright with his framed college essay. he wanted to be a doctor or hair dresser, someone helping other people feel good. >> he was a very gentleman guy. loving, caring. >> cory lost his brother and mother, along with her partner, charlotte reid on the same day. dana rivers war taken into custody by police at the home,
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covered in blood. rivers is accused of stabbing benny to death and shooting and stabbing benny's mother and partner. documents say rivers had ammunition and knives in her pocket. she's also accused of setting the garage on fire. >> i understand there are bigger things than hate. >> my family moved here because they wanted to be who they were. in an accepting environment. >> she made headlines in sacramento, forced from her job after beginning gender transition. >> students who knew benny before he graduated have come together. >> what could be so bad? wanting to kill three people? as a former educator? and take a life of a young person? >> reporter: investigators have not said. and we're following developing news in berkeley. two teenager boys were shot this
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afternoon, during a fight at strawberry creek park near bancroft way. abc 7 news was there, it happened just after 3:00 this afternoon at the park's basketball courts. a witness says 20 teenagers got into a fight. three shots were fired and everyone scattered. police haven't made arrests. investigators are trying to find out what caused a san jose duplex to go up in flames overnight. three people were able to escape the fire but you can see how big those flames got. firefighters worked quickly to keep it from spreading. the fire destroyed the house in west san jose, up for sale with a corvette. one pet escaped. firefighters believe another was killed. >> the fbi descended on a home on a quiet street in orinda. agents raided the home this morning. abc7 news was there. agents brought out boxes of electronics including a computer and told abc7 news the search is
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related to a broader investigation into the theft of satellite signals. it's not clear what role occupants play into this investigation. two months into a search for a permanent police chief in oak land, interviews with candidates will start next month. the panel includes two members of the community, honoring the mayor's commitment to make the hiring process more inclusive. their community survey, one of the top priorities is to regain public trust. back in june, oakland had three chiefs resign within days of each other. >> the former police chief and current district attorney could become california's attorney general. the current ag just won election to the u.s. senate, gascone faces opposition, saying leaders in san francisco angs los angeles urged governor brown not
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to appoint gascone, they call, quote, a failed prosecutor with a terrible relationship with law enforcement. >> tonight, police are saying they recognize san francisco as a sanctuary city. and in a statement, interim chief says the election isn't going to change how the police department operates. monday, chaplain and his staff joined mayor ed lee at a gathering to emphasize the city's commitment to keeping it a sanctuary city. >> the uc board of regents gathered to discuss tuition on campuses. this after five straight years of increases which more than doubled under graduate tuition from about $5400 to $11,000. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez takes a look at the number for students. a rally held in anticipation of
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the cal stanford game this weekend. that was going on, uc reek regents were discussing options. >> we should be working together as a state. >> reality is that state support declined in recent years. in 2000, the state funded seven #% of the cost of educating a uc in state student. governor brown and uc president napolitano agreed there would be no tuition hikes and asked uc reduce spending, accept more students, consider implementing more courses and look into degrees. all with intention of cutting down on costs. the idea of a possible tuition hike seems to be getting the support of governor brown.
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>> if needed, there could be a very minimal tuition increase roughly paid to the rate of inflation. in the case of uc, that would be about $300. >> for uc to maintain the level of service they need to increase the tuition. >> others say any hype hurts them. >> i'm taking student loans. so i probably just have to increase that. >> uc says 65% of their students will be covered through financial aid. today, the basic tuition and fees is $12,000 a year. at uc berkeley, abc7 news. uc berkeley students being given the option of leaving the class taught by a professor accused of sexually harassing a fwat witness student, announcing anyone who does not want to remain in the hist of city planning course can sign up for the same class with a different
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instructor. he is accused of harassing fisher for years after a five month investigation, the school barred him from teaching next semester. the school said, quote, we have heard concerns about the completion of the course, and of the semester. we're five weeks away from the start of winter and there is snow on the ground. highway 50 near echo summit. san francisco was bright and brisk and this weekend we're expecting rain. abc7 news is looking ahead. hi, drew. >> hi, ama. temperatures felt like december than november. you felt the chill in the air and cold night in spots. outside, looking at the exploratorium camera showing you a chilly-looking shot with clear skies. plenty of stars out there. that is going to allow temperatures to drop rapidly. a frost advisory is in effect for portions of the north bay, interior valleys cool off
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quickly. overnight, looking at temperatures. 33 santa rosa. a cool 38. 49 the low in san francisco. after that, chilly start, we're going to track several chances of rain and storm coming saturday, we've upgraded. it looks stronger to a two now. dan? >> drew, see you shortly. few people are happier than san jose state student kendra kennegard. the 23-year-old is all smiles after getting her specialized van back. someone stole the vehicle from in front of her home on friday. we shared her story last night on abc7 news at 11:00. a woman spotted the van near the board walk in santa cruz and
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called police. kendra says she was mazed by support received and thanked abc7 news for getting the word out. so glad it ended like that. >> absolutely. raiders are going on the road and that is taking them out of the country. >> the training their trip to mexico is requiring. >> this is one of many student protests we have seen, but only the one where police chief is accusing a principle of taking part. here from both sides at 6:30. plus... >> you're having good ideas and you feel energy. >> a growing number of people in the bay area say they're getting a brain boost from supplements. tonight, how they work and what some say you should know before you take them. stay with us.
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top secret training is gooding on. monday night, they'll be playing
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in mexico city. >> it is not the pentagon, but football secrets. inside, a code of silence. >> you know, so secretive. >> that is how i be. >> peering between cracks here is what we know. this week, raiders travel to mexico city for a game against houston. they have been getting >> when they go to denner, that is a mile high. that is thin air. >> the raiders won't be needing shirtless but the team send
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latavius murray in advance to scout. >> i worked out and my dad is indoors. >> according to rumors some have packed training masks that simulate the affects of high altitude. >> if you're practicing, you can't hurt them. >> is that a mask? >> man. where they at? show me where they're at. >> do you see a mask? >> no. >> we're with you, raiders. one secret, at least is out. wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and you can see the raiders taking on texans are from mexico
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city. our coverage begins at 5:00. >> more drivers are dying on highways. experts say smart phones are a leading cause of fatalities behind the wheel. they say cell phone use reached an all-time high of more than 12% last year. >> advancing people from calling or texting unless there is a hands free device. every year, 1300 residents die from cancer. the city and partners kicked off an effort to try to reduce the numbers.
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>> this is san francisco's cancer can. today, leaders say it is funded by will work to expand awareness, access to screenings and health care. a and the result? african americans have the highest cancer mortality rates. >> one size does not fit all. this is going to focus on the communities and cultural aspects. >> cancer kills, and hurts the city's bottom line.
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to find out more about the initiative we have a link on our website, >> dan, ama? >> thank you. >> today marks milestone. the 10 year anniversary of the clipper card system. 20 agencies were found to help speed up travel during the gold rush era. >> abc7 news was in pleasanton as chick-fil-a fans camped out. the company is offering a sandwich a week for a year. >> it's my birthday. what better way to celebrate?
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>> what is better? camping out with mom and the gang? >> camping out with mom and the gang. >> is that what is that what it's all about? >> yes. >> and >> in accu-weather forecast, we're tracking one of the coldest nights. it looks wet saturday and sunday. a lot of sunshine, clear skies and it's so you notice a chill in the air. numbers are dropping into 50s
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tonight. and 55 in san francisco. oakland, 57 degrees. tonight we drop into 30s and 40s. and had been another bright day and breezy once again going to keep temperatures below normal. so feels like fall at 60 in san francisco. and up to a chilly 63 a lot of sunshine, clouds bubbling up but we're dry. different story saturday. a moderate storm moving in. not only rain but windy conditions. sunday, still wet. so the storm scale bringing it back with a storm coming up saturday, first. this
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will coincide with the cold front. so starting off the weekend you'll notice winds from 30-40 miles per hour. and that rain moves through, this system will make it's way south. we're seeing drops fall jose, redwood city, we're anticipating steady showers saturday afternoon. we see a lull saturday night and another wave of rain.
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a transition day friday, and lighter sunday and a chance of a storm next week, wednesday. >> thank you. >> sure. >> this is the time of the year we have a chance to difference. >> that is correct. in the kitchen collective we're going to see what is
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abc # is proud of our partnership with bay area food banks to help feed 840,000 people who are food in
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>> and he joins us live. hi, spencer. >> i stepped on the line there. yes. hello. this is the kitchen collective. i'm going to talk with the chief executive officer here tell us about this kitchen collective. is this a hem made >> we take donated food and make delicious entrees for people in need. >> what are you making chef? today? butter nut squash. is that right? >> yes.
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that is a lot of food. >> it's been a great year for many. we ask people look around at everything they have and think about others and share goodness >> that is just great. >> warriors might have to face their biggest opponent off the court. >> the battle that could block proposed arena near san francisco. >> students. >> the age of the bionic
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brilinta reduced the chance of another heart attack. or dying from one. it worked better than plavix. >>don't stop taking brilinta without talking to your doctor since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent, heart attack, stroke, and even death. brilinta may cause bruising or bleeding more easily, or serious, sometimes fatal bleeding. don't take brilinta if you have bleeding, like stomach ulcers, a history of bleeding in the brain, or severe liver problems. tell your doctor about bleeding, new or unexpected shortness of breath, any planned surgery, and all medicines you take. >>talk to your doctor about brilinta. i'm doing all i can. that includes brilinta. if you can't afford your medication, astra zeneca may be able to help. tonight a principal is
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fighting allegations he took part in a demonstration. >> thursday, students from pittsburgh high school walked out of class. laura anthony has the story from both sides. >> one officer observed the school involved in the protest. >> did you participate? >> no. i did not. >> he said it's one thing to have hundreds of students marching and another when it appears a principal is with them and crossing the line. >> he was mounling with the students what they were saying, expletives toward president elect trump. >> he told us he was there when a couple hundred students turned a rally into a walk out on thursday. >> if i'm expecting them to act
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a certain way, the use of any type of language. >> the students marched to antioch high school. and one student threw an orange to a police officer. >> i believe it can be construed he condoned the behavior and truancy. >> whitmier points to messages to students >> i support actions. >> police did arrest three students and the school district told us they're disciplining dozens more, including suspensions. >> donald trump's transition
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team is dismissing reports of turmoil and this is amid a record that jared curbner is rubbing trump allies the wrong way, becoming a close advisor to the president elect. cnn reports he had a hand of ousting people related to governor chris christie. back in 2004, chris christie prosecuted curbner's father on tax evasion. one of those let go from president elect trump's team is down playing that claim. >> i think they weren't comfortable with those folks and wanted to go in another direction. so they he did. >> and mr. trump's staff made a request for security clearance
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for-cushner. >> hillary clinton was honored in washington tonight. she said it was a tough call to show up. >> i will admit, coming here wasn't the easiest thing for me. there have been a few times this week when i wanted to curl up with a good book, or our dogs and never leave the house again. >> many are wondering what she will do next, the former presidential candidate chose to highlight helping children. opponents to the golden state warriors arena took the fight to the court of appeals today, arguing the environmental impact report was flawed. abc7 news reporter vic lee was in court for that hearing. >> reporter: each side wassen an ho hour. >> it will not impede other
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uses. >> there could be impacts and noise impacts. this is going to have impacts. >> thee oppose the arena clearing the way for way for construction of a massive venue. the alliance filed a lawsuit, claiming the arena would have a devastating impact on traffic and the environment. lawyer susan brant with analysis. >> there is no analysis of how this traffic. >> there are statements that say
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don't worry. there is no problem. >> they'd not have unsafe access or block emergency access to the hospital. a . superman has a cape, humans have something called soup x. see the extra strength in this device designed here, in the bay area. >> taking a look outside, we're expecting rain this weekend. drew tuma will
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>> ringing the closing bell was more difficult than those people. they included they broke the gavel seven day win streak.
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and the s and p lost three. the losers were big banks. >> powered excel tones promise to help people challenged with walking walk again. >> a different kind of exoskeleton that could help in the work place. >> logan is protecting more than just his eyes. his joints are taking a break what he's wearing is a passive suit. >> called max. the $10,000 suit comes in three parts. you can wear any and all of
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them. >> it acts like a chair. >> this part is for squatting to do work on the floor. >> she's able to walk. >> but the moment she is about to squat, the knees become stiff. >> they asked me to make sure i'd have something to lift. >> how much total? >> 50 pounds. >> it may not seem like a lot. for people who do it day in and out, they hope it will stop serious injuries before they happen. >> we think airports and luggage handling is very important for us. our deliver services like fed-ex, ups. >> so i've got the leg x and back x. and we have shoulder x. >> max is all about preventing
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debilitating damage. >> all right. how do you feel? tired but the device assisted me a lot. coming up, pills promise to make you more alert and maybe smarter. >> how they work and potential risks. i'm spencer christian. redwood empire food bank. these volunteers are doing
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would you like to improve your brain power with a pill? . >> i wake up. >> every morning this tech worker jump starts his day with a supplement called nutro. >> gives me clarity of mind that i need. >> alex downed another pill called nutro box.
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>> if you think about vitamins, these are similar. and target brain function list a mix of ingredients. this grad founded found an eager fan base. the concept ak nutro founder says it is from the same experimentation. >> people wanted
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how safe and effective are the products? >> so we don't know who they are. we don't know how effective they are if taking them chronically. he's concerned it wouldn't be spotted until after the fact. >> fda thought should have been taken off the market? >> manufacturers say they haven't had reports of side affects. >> things are coming to you. you're having good ideas and you feel energy.
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and there should be plenty of brain power going into development and marketing. fda ruled is a drug and can no longer be marketed as a dietary supplement. abc7 is highlighting efforts of each food bank across 11 counties and what it takes to help 840,000 people every month. >> yes. volunteers donate to help feed the people of sonoma
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these volunteers are from redwood credit union. been doing this since 2004. >> how many hours every year? >> we have had a team out here last week. and we have been here since early this afternoon. so we're constantly partnering and being with the food >> when i walked in here, you had a ton of food here. it's ready to go. >> 360 boxes so far. and we're passionate and we're proud and honored. >> good work, by the way.
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you can text the word feed to 80077 translating into a $10 donation. >> that is fantastic. >> we have drew with the forecast. >> chilly. >> yes. it's 46 oakland and 49 san francisco. accu-weather forecast, focusing our attention to the weekend. on saturday, moderate storm or two brings rain and wind in the morning. >> what is colder is up north. >> larry is here with us. >> what is colder than that is a particular super model who is upset about a sports story. >> super models find their way
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good evening, warriors taking their winning streak north of the border. first stop is toronto. it's drake's night, the kids call him dreezy. steph curry might want to guard two-time reigning mvp. three minutes left, it's curry on the fast break. defender closing in, hangs and floats it in. kd with 19. it's a track meet. back in 2000, brady chosen in the sixth round of the nfl
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draft. what might have been. bill belichick led patriots 24 super bowl titles. chip kelly is apparently his buddy. >> he's a good friend. i appreciate the support. >> coach kelly, i think everybody knows how much respect i have for >> he'll face the battle of undefeateds with an epic clash. cobalev a brute with vicious punching power. i asked about his mind set.
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>> sometimes you know, athletes, and people have to put on this persona. just be normal. i feel the pressure. i also felt this life. i know what this pressure feels like. it's just about embracing the moment and enjoying and going out there, performing and doing my thing. >> take me inside on the strip or totel and you can see the gigantic picture. is there a smile? >> that is right. not a lot of talking. just you know, it's getting
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cross to time to go to war. that is what it is. you can't help but smile and say man, that is me on the bill board. and it's just, just blessed to be here in this position. i am. >> good fight. >> this season, nation yool league cy young winner today. and red sox's rick porcello. his fiancee is kate upton. she does what angry people do. going to she's wrong, still angry. >> join us tonight at 9:00,
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coming up, the incredible shrinking planet. that is at 9:00. >> and some lithium batteries can be dangerous. why are we still using them? michael finney investigates what is being done locally. tonight on abc7 news at 11:00. >> that is this edition of abc7 news. look for breaking news on twitter, appreciate your time. >> from all of us, thanks for joining us. over 1,000,000 californians have gotten something that's been out of reach for far too long: health insurance. how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates, and benefits. and, through covered california, you may get financial help to pay for coverage. to have health insurance starting january 1st, you need to enroll by december 15th. visit today.
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from washington, d.c., this is the "jeopardy!" teen tournament. here is our first group of semi-finalists -- a sophomore from wilmington, delaware... a junior from great neck, new york... and a sophomore from madison, alabama... and now from dar constitution hall -- here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. and thank you, ladies and gentlemen. another great welcome here. good to have you with us today. last week, we had a lot of fun and excitement here at constitution hall, but today the tension will ratchet up a bit
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as we play the first of our semi-final games. only the winners of these three games get to compete for $100,000 in cash. will it be lily, lucia, or sharath today? good luck. let's start finding out. here comes the jeopardy! round. and now here are your categories. first off... next... s-h-u-t coming up in each correct response, and finally... sharath, start us. i'll take "shut" up for $400. lily. what is a shutout? yes. "shut" up, $200. lucia. what is shut-eye? yes. "shut" up for $600.


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