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this tedious and painstaking efforts to remain evidence from the seen continues. let's show you what this looks like from sky 7. earlier this afternoon one of the key elements to this today has been to get rid of, to remove, a wall that was teetering to the point of being too dangerous for crews to do their work so this afternoon we saw crews go in with a backhoe and actually not that wall down piece by piece. we were assured before this took place that there were no human remains in that area. they wanted to make sure that families especially knew that.
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>> we're going to be knocking parapets into the building. the appearance is that we're knock heavy concrete cinder blocks on to victims. we have completely searched the area directly below where we are knocking these parapets down. >> reporter: in the meantime, we talked with a man who was inside this building when the fire started on friday night. he was lived here, he told us, for two years. he said he was in his room when he could hear people screaming for help. let's hear what he had to say. >> i think it's important for like the community to just keep building and to stay together. there's just so much conflict, and we all really need each other right now. we're all suffering right now and i can't imagine how those families feel. i'm suffering in a completely
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different way, and i cannot imagine what they are feeling. >> reporter: now jose told us he was only able to grab his two dogs. he ran through the building. he saw he saw one other would. he tried to lead her out to safety, and as we know now, the folks who got out, got out safely uninjured. those who did not get out did not make it out at all. we'll hear from ray kelly with the alameda county sheriff's department at 5:00 tonight. he will describe what we're learning today, some of the text messages, some of the final messages from the victims inside this warehouse to their families and the moments before they died. we'll have that for you tonight on "abc 7 news at 5:00." live in oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> that is just going to be heart wrenching. laura, a little more on the time line. any idea on how much longer they may be out there doing this work? >> well, ama, they are winding down. that's what they told us. at this point they have just 10%
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of the building left to go through. that is the portion of the building that we've shoen showed you where the backhoe was knock down the front wall there. they want to make sure they get that wall out of the way before crews go in and do a final search in the upper or the left corner, we're told, of the building, to make sure there are no more victims inside the fire department which told us this afternoon that they don't know if there are any more victims in there. they are obviously hopeful there are no more. >> all right. laura anthony reporting live. laura, thank you. the man who ran the ghost ship art collective says he's incredibly sorry about what happened. deric ion almeda was at the scene and he paused and looked somber and' motional and he seemed to get agitated when he was asked about any responsibility he may share. >> i didn't do anything in my life that would lead me up to
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this moment. i'm an honorable man, i'm a proud man. i'm not going to answer these questions. i would rather get on the floor and be trampled by the parents. i'd rather let them tear my flesh than to answer these questions. >> he went on to say the ghost ship was, quote, not a horrible place. however, some people who had been inside, even had lived it, described it as a death trap. right now we know at least 36 people died at the ghost ship artist collective and we're learning more about the victims and their friends and loved one. sergio quintana joins us live with their stories. >> reporter: one of the featured performers friday night at the ghost ship warehouse was a young man who went by the fame of deejay nact and co-workers here at green apple books and mike simply knew him as johnny egaz. on saturday morning johnny was scheduled to work at green apple books at about noon, but as the
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morning went on it hit all the employees here johnny probably wasn't coming in for his shift. >> we had families and a lot of small children coming in to begin what's a joyous holiday season for so many people, and 15, 20 minutes after the store opened we started getting the reports. >> the co-owner of green apple books says he quickly left an impression on music section of the store. he was a deejay who loved music and would often write post-it notes for recommendations. >> paul, his brother, conveyed to me how excited he was to be a part of this, that this really was his dream job. >> reporter: across san francisco, lots of co-workers and friends are dealing with loss. alex vega and his friend mikayla gregory worked together at this urban outfitters in the marina district and the manager said everyone is too shaken up to talk on camera. though his death has not been officially confirmed vega's family was told this morning his body was identified and that news provided relief. they will be holding a memorial
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for vega and gregory tomorrow at their home. >> he always wanted to be remembered by his work, so let's just celebrate him and his work. >> reporter: alex gasan was a documentary producer and contributor to kqed and was engaged to hana from finland who is among the missing. she recently helped organize a peace demonstration in helsinki. >> the mother of 32-year-old donna kellogg says her daughter died doing something she enjoyed doing, dancing. susan slocum says her daughter was strong and courageous. >> she was a musician and, unfortunately she died doing something show enjoyed doing. >> donna kellogg was a native of chico and was working at high wire coffee rosters in berkeley and will be buried next to her brother who died when he was 18.
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and for more information on the victims go, to can you share this badge or look through the photo gallery we've put together honoring the victims. donations are pouring in for the victims that have fire. in fact, the outpouring of support has been so great law enforcement is asking that if you want to help do it online. abc 7 news reporter jessica castro has the details. >> they have been a bit overwhelmed by all of the support, so much so that during the press conference this morning the oakland police department asked well-intentioned folks to use crowd funding websites set up to help the victims. they said the pages were set up by the oakland mayor's office and the red cross. >> here at the site we're experiencing an overwhelming apt of support. people bringing in food and asking how can they donate financially and it is overwhelming here and it is set up online and it's where you can make the donations. >> marquez assured the public the funds would be appropriately distributed.
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there are two youcaring sites to be used for medical and health expenses. there is a general fund and also a separate page that's supported by the oakland a's, the raiders and golden state warriors. they say they will match up to $150,000. we have posted links to boast those crowd funding pages on our age as well as can you find it through our abc 7 news app. jessica castro. abc 7 news. >> well, weather is expected to be an issue for the fire fighters and crews who are investigating that scene in oakland. >> spencer christian joining us now with a look at what we you're pecting ing -- what we' to see weather-wise. >> sub freezing temperatures and some rain. live doppler 7. partly cloudy skies and those clouds are going to increase overnight and during that time we also have a freeze warning in effect for parts of the bay area including the strait and delta and be sure to protect plants, pipes and frets this deep freeze. morning lows tomorrow will drop down to 30 in santa rosa and 3
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is in napa 357and 32 in fairfie. it will be a light storm generally and it will produce moderate amounts of rainfall with totals reaching from .1 to half an inch. notice tonight increase in clouds overnight, and by noon tomorrow we'll see rain developing already in parts of the north bay with some snow over the higher reaches of terrain there, and the rain is going to intensify and spread through the day and into the afternoon and evening hours tomorrow. there will be pockets of heavy rain at times, and it looks like tomorrow's evening commute will be a treacherous one and more on ray. i'll give you a look a little later. ama? >> thanks so much, spencer. flames gutted a home in novato this afternoon. sky 7 flew above the scene on philip terrace where highway 37 crosses the petaluma river. the fire broke out around 2:30. it appears fire began inside the garage before spreading into the home. so far there's no word of any injuries. coming up on "abc 7 news at
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4:00," the new effort to keep an eye on prisoners after four inmates escaped from the santa clara county jail last month. up next, getting back on track after a terror scare on the los angeles subway system. and president-elect donald trump says the plans for a new lift up your head and keep moving or let the paranoia haunt you? everybody lack confidence, everybody lack confidence i keep my fee-fi-fo-fum i keep my heart undone the strong in me, i still smile.
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frisco building inspectors are looking into the cause of this wall collapse at a building under construction on crescent avenue just after 10:00 this morning. the damage is pretty extensive. no injuries though have been reported. >> santa clara county
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supervisors are taking took try to prevent a repeat of last month's brazen inmate escape at the county jail. >> yeah, today they voted to install cameras at the facility. they say it isn't a sophisticated system but will do for now. >> abc 7 news reporter vic lee joining us live at the county building with more on the story. vic? >> ama, the bottom sideline this. nobody wants inmates running loose again just because a county won't spend money to put some cameras in the jail. >> it does carry unanimously in a 5-0 vote. >> reporter: supervisors voted to allocate $300,000 to install cameras in the main jail south. the old father silt where the four inmates escaped by cutting window bars and rappelling down bedsheets. the initial staff recommendation in june was to fund cameras and not main jail south which will be torn down and rebuilt. supervisor cindy chavez had recommended including camera
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coverage then. >> it should absolutely be covered with the same level of scrutiny as the other facilities that we have. >> it was prophetic. the jail break happened thanksgiving week and little wonder her motion passed unanimously today. >> i think the evidence is out. >> so now the south jail will have cameras like the hundreds of cameras already in the main jail. sheriff laurie smith bought the first seven with her own money from costco. all will be replaced with a more advanced expensive system, but it will take a couple of years. already it's paid dividends in the main jail. in march security cameras captured this huge jailhouse brawl. up drawback, guards are not monitoring the cameras live. the images have to be downloaded and then viewed, so will it prevent another jail break? under sheriff carl newsle believes it would be. >> would have been a deterrent because the inmates don't know if we're watching or we're not watching. >> well, the sheriff's office says the cameras will be
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installed in three to four months. vic lee, abc 7 news. >> vicious by temporary jail cameras, you mean this particular camera model is like the home security cram that we can buy from stores. >> that's right, ama, they are called the lorax camera system and you're right. you can buy them in stores. they are basically controlled by a server and you have to download it to some kind of hard drive to view the video. they are not hard wired like the regular surveillance cameras you would expect in other jails and at the airport, for instance, where somebody is actively monitoring the camera but, you know, again, these will be replaced down the road by that kind of camera system, but in the meantime it's better than nothing. back to you. >> all right, vic. thank you. preliminary hearing is set for next month in the case of a 41-year-old man accused in a fatal crash outside of san jose
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city half. ricardo gomez is charged with vehicular manslaughter and suspicion of felony dui. authorities say gomez ran a red light at north for the and east santa clara streets last month and hit and killed a 61-year-old pedestrian. gomez's car collided with two other vehicles including an abc 7 news van. two others were injured. vallejo police have launched an investigation after a homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into his home. investigators were on the scene at reynard drive as police and paramedics that you see crowding around there is the alleged intruder who was shot several times. police say a 27-year-old who flifs that house called 911 and grabbed gun when he heard the suspect kick in a door and walk up stairs. once face to face, the resident opened fire and escaped out a window. the yet-to-be identified suspect was rushed to the hospital where he died. the man who fatally shot ex-nfl player joe mcknight is
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now in jail. the man was arrested today. 54-year-old ronald gasser was charged with manslaughter. he shot mcknight during an alleged road rage incident in a new orleans >> prosecutors say cardel hayes committed murder by shooting smith eight times, including seven shots in the back after he deliberately rear-ended smith's vehicle last april. hayes has claimed self-defense. los angeles commute verse seen extra security including bomb-sniffing dogs after a specific threat targeted a subway station. mayor eric garcetti road red line to show riders it was safe.
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the threat said something would happen today. sheriffs deputies increased their presence at station and searched some bags. much of the country is feeling the winter chill but nasa says the arctic seas have been slow to freeze this year. according to scientists it took until the month of november to form the ice that usually forms in october and because of this the arctic ocean and neighboring sees setting both daily and monthly record lows for its ice cap levels and they blame it on the solar energy number the heat escapes in the atmosphere and sea ice cannot form. >> we want to get to our weather and it's been pretty press and and change is on its way. >> we'll feel a bit of a deep freeze and rain is coming tomorrow and then we'll have several days of rain coming our way. a look at live doppler 7. partly cloudy to mostly clear right new and we'll see a gradual increase in clouds overnight and into the morning hours tomorrow so let's move on and take a look at current
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temperatures. generally low to mid-50s, fairly uniform range of temperatures. this is the view of clear skies looking northward from sutro tower but it won't stay clear very long. some areas of frost and rainy patterns and vems tomorrow and into the weekend and more rain early next week. the storm approaching us ranks one on storm impact scale and generally a storm of light intensity and could produce periods of moderate rainfall and rain totals will range between .1 of an inch and .4 and here's the forecast animation starting at 10:00 and by noon we'll see rain reaching up to mendecino county and down through san francisco and on into the peninsula with snow to the north and they are in lake counties and other counties to the north. but 5:00 as we get into the evening commute. wet across the entire region and no doubt a slow evening commute. the rain intensefies into early thursday morning with pockets of heavy rain which continues into tomorrow morning's commute and the rain continues through the
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day thursday into the afternoon and evening hours with little letup. the most intense rainfall will occur between about midnight tomorrow night into about 3:00 or 4:00 a.m. thursday but it will still be wet through the entire period. rainfall totals we estimate by 10:00 night at 11:00. we expect another full inch of rainfall or more over the next day into earl elfrid morning so we have a period of very wet weather coming our way. meanwhile the chill that settles in tonight will produce morning lows down to about 30 degrees tomorrow morning at santa rosa 357bd 1 at napa and 30 over at fairfield and right at freezing and we'll see mid to upper 30s in firstly all other locations except richmond and san mateo with lows in the 40s which is pretty chilly. >> tomorrow's highs, as the rain begins to spread will range from near 50 at the coast from low of to mid-50s over the bay area and
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there won't be a wide range of high temperatures and winter weather advisory will be in effect from the sierra from 4:00 p.m. tomorrow to 10:00 p.m. thursday. we expect 4 to 6 inches of road. slippery roads and limited advice ann. accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow's rain ranks 1 on the storm impact scale and a more intense storm moves in on thursday and more rain on friday ranking 1 on the impact scale and sunday may be a mostly sin and dry day and more storms coming in on monday and tuesday and with all the storms coming our way you may want to track the storms do. that by downloading the abc 1 news app, and enabling push alerts. a lot to say but i have a lot to say. >> thanks, spencer. >> all right. coming up. behind closes doors, the latest on the effort to keep the raiders in oakland.
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>> plus, rergt victims of pearl harbor 75 years later. the comme
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the effort to reach a land dole that could help keep the raiders in oakland, that's coming to a head. the alameda county board of supervisors met in closed session today where the oakland city pro football group headed by half famer ronnie lott. the proposed deal would give lott's group control of the coliseum property which would allow them to negotiate a deal directly with the raiders mark davis. the leader of the group forever oakland was there to lobe the supervisors. >> ply message is to we're going to encourage them to be hero and to make history and make oakland better by passing this term sheet. >> reporter: >> the city council is set to discuss the issue tomorrow in closed session. both agencies could vote on the deal a week from today. an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of 1994 heisman trophy winner
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rashiam salaam who was found in a park in boulder, colorado. the 42-year-old salaam was a star player at the university of colorado. he was a first round draft pick of the nfl north chicago bears. tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. commemorations are already under way. survivors gathered for a wreath laying and more than 1,400 americans were killed in attacks that lasted 75 minutes. president roosevelt declared war calling what happened a date that will live in infamy. fer than 3,000 survivors of the attack are still with us today. the oldest is 104 years old. still to come on abc 7 news at 4, the tragedy in oakland and the search for answers. plus -- >> we're learning more about the final moments of the victims in the warehouse fire. in oakland i'm danya baches.
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and here's a look at the the headlines at 4:30. an angry derick ione almeda says
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he's sorry and remorseful. many of the people killed were artists and musicians. laura anthony spoke with alameda sheriff's deputy ray kelly this afternoon and say stories are beginning to emerge that fire victims texted loved ones from the burning building before they passed away. oakland native an green day musician posted this on instagram while at the lake merritt vigil last night and said he used to live in communal spaces like ghost ship and this tragedy hits close to his heart. he urged everyone to tank care of each other. and just in the past two weeks crews have started to knock down sections of the wall of the ghost ship warehouse so they can safely examine the rest of the building. the sections you see here being knocked down have been completely search. abc 7 news reporter danya
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bacchus joins us lieu of from the scene. >> reporter: investigators are wrapping up the investment it's coming to a close. they only have 10% left to search saying they don't expect to find any more bodies, and they gave us a glimpse into the time moments of the victims saying that they sent messages to loved ones, basically telling them that they were going to die and they were holding each other. the coroner's office saying at least three dozen victims died of smoke inhalation. the investigation now turning criminal with possible murder charges. >> when you look inside the warehouse, there's no question that something was not right. >> reporter: according to city officials, the warehouse was uninhabitable, lacking the proper permits for living and a past resident saying it wasn't safe. >> it was a hell hole, a death trap. >> reporter: the house was run by deryck almena. >> one resident paid $750 to
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live there and says things were fine. >> reporter: did you ever feel unsafe living there? >> no. there's a lot of fire extinguishers because we didn't have a sprinkler sis sneem investigators going through the warehouse piecing together what sparked the pier >> we're 990% with debris removement however, we felt there were some areas with potential structural integrity issues that once again had to be fully evaluated and verified as being safe for our first responders and our personnel to continue operations in. we since confirmed that those areas are safe to indeed resume our operations. >> an official briefed on the investigation told abc news that investigators are looking at the refrigerator as a possible point of origin but that's yet to be confirmed. in oakland, danya bacchus. abc 7 news. >> are we hearing anything more about possible criminal charges? >> that seems to be the question
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that everyone is trying to fine the answer to right now. the district attorney has not updated us -- has not updated us on any possible criminal charges so it still stands that they are looking no things that they are sill investigating and still trying to see if there's any criminal liability. >> all right. danya, thanks so much for that update. authorities identified more victims of the ghost ship fire today. >> abc news 7 kristen sze is here with more on those who lost their lives. >> reporter: micah myers and jaycee dolan and ben reynolds, probably never heard of them until today and each had a story to tell, a passion for mike and a life to life. micah was 28 years old, a sound and video artist originally from massachusetts. he was doing the light show and his electronic music band red
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cellar booked its first big gig for january. his grerngsd alanna kane seen in this picture remains missing. chelsea faith dolan was a 33-year-old mournian from marnaz county living in san francisco. she sang and produced and deejayed. she was set to perform that night at the ghost ship party. dolan was also a popular deejay at uc berkeley's radio station. ben runnelss was a 32-year-old native who moved to oakland for music scene. he was port of a pop band that went under the name of charlie prowler. he created electronic beats at dance parties, and edwin lapine was from utah an went to college in washington state ant settled in oakland and was an intern for k records and was known for being a great drers and just a great guy. friends have now set up a micah dane meyer memorial page, by the
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way on facebook. they are holding a private memorial for him this thursday. larry and ama? >> all right. kristen, thank you. even sadder when you see the faces and all the back stories of those who lost their lives. singer and songwriter kimya dawson will headline two benefit concerts. both shows in emoryville tomorrow night. one at 7:00 and the other at 9:00 at mid-summer studios on horton street and it will include the showing of two films. ed a submission $10 and promoters say it's a bridge your own chair event. an effort is under way to connect those people displaced by the fire with those who want to help. trackers sert a place kids and adults learn to go outdoor skills, but inside they are helping the people impact by the ghost ship fire. they are collecting donations for the people who are displatsd by it. so part community has responded in a big way. >> people node hubs in these situations, need somewhere to go and connect and have direction so we're trying to provide a
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little bit of that direction. >> oakland gets such a bad rap and when something like this happens, you know, whether it's here in oakland or anywhere else we're totally supportive so it's nice to see, you know, people supporting us. >> they are looking for practical items that people can use during the winter months like warm clothes, backpacks and electronics like phones and computers and gift cards for restaurants and retail stores. they are accepting donations through tomorrow evening. the oakland art community is still reeling from this and many fear what may come next. the tragic fire and the many questions it'sration has some in the art community fearing a crackdown that might force them out of their living space or their studio. the city's vice mayor says that's not the case? >> it's not about cracking down. it's not about close spaces but making sure that the spaces with safe and how can we as a city come together to ensure the safety of our artists? >> campbell washington attended last night's vigil at lake merritt and says the gathering
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was a statemet of love, creativity and community. the council is expected to hold a special meeting on thursday to consider an emergency declaration. get even more coverage of the tragedy in oakland on as well as the abc 7 news app. we have galleries with photographs of the victims and information on how you might be able to help. download the abc 1 news app and enable the push alerts to get the late details just as soon as they come in. >> still to come here on the "abc 7 news at 4:00." >> the plane is totally out of control. >> president-elect donald trump takes on air force one. what he's upset about and the late on his transition to the white house. >> i'm spencer christian looking westward from the east bay hills. looks like it's going to be another gorgeous sunset and we may not be able to see the setting sun tomorrow. ♪ tomorrow's the day we'll play something besides video games. every day is a gift especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto®-
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the nominations are out for the 2017 grammy awards. beyonce leads the way with nine nominations including best album and song and record of the year for "formation" and is also the first artist to earn nominations in pop, rock, r & b and other top nominees include drake and kanye west. >> "time" magazine will unveil its person of the year. politicians and world leaders not in the running.
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you've got beansy in there as well as russian president vladimir putin and facebook ceo mark zuckerberg as well as donald trump and hillary clinton. all on the list of finalists. a group called the flint whistleblowers are in there as well. they uncovered lead in their city's drinking water. >> we'll start with live doppler 7 showing a few clouds around the bay area right now and a lot more clouds coming our way tomorrow, but first we veal a big chill coming tomorrow night with low temperatures dropping below freezing in somea and napa and many inland locations clowes above or near freezing and tomorrow the rain arrives but high temperatures will still noong climb into the low to mid-50s and notice there will be snow in the higher el vagsz well to the north. in the early part of the day mainly dry and the rain will
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develop midday and past the golden gate and on to the peninsula and by 5:00 tomorrow afternoon we'll see rain covering virtually all of the bay area. that will continue and intensify into thursday morning so thursday morning's commute will not be a picnic at all and then even into the heart part of the day thursday, the rape continues with pockets of moderate to heavy rapeful from time to time. we've got quite a rainy period coming our way. the accuweather seven-day forecast and you can see torment storm ranks 1 on the impact scale with a more intense storm on thursday ranking two-2-on the impact scale and another rain to showers and storms ranking one and over weekend weather quiets down a little bit and more rain at beginning of next week with storms monday and tuesday both ranking one and this is kind of the winter pattern that we've been waiting for. here it is. >> thanks, spencer. still ahead on the abc 7 news, for the controversy surrounding the brand new air force one and donald trump's latest tweet. plus, why going nuts isn't such a bad deal after all.
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president-elect donald trump addressed reporters for the second time announcing a deal with a japanese businessman to bring millions of dollars into the u.s. and also commented on a deal he does not like. the comments playing out on twitter and in front. cameras. >> the president-elect posting to social media about his latest deal and then seconds later solidifying it with a handshake in front of cameras. >> and he's just agreed to invest $50 billion in the united states and 50,000 jobs. >> tweeting this deal wouldn't have happened if he hadn't won. almost deja vu of how trump criticized the government contract with boeing to build new air force one planes, first with a tweet and then an unexpected appearance. >> well, the plane is totally out of control. it's going to be over $4 billion. it's for air force one program, and -- and i think it's ridiculous.
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>> reporter: now questions over where trump got the $4 billion price tag. boeing releasing a statement saying it's currently under contract for $170 million for next generation of air force one planes. trump will fly in his own plane as he continues his thank-you tour in key battleground states with hillary clinton still up by more than 2.5 million in the popular vote, house democrats are calling into question the legitimacy of the electoral college and proposing ways to limit its power. one session, guaranteeing that states' electoral votes are awarded to the winner of the national popular vote. >> i don't think we can sustain our american democracy by having the majority ruled by the minority. >> the electoral college meets december 19th to cast their involvements meantime, after north carolina, donald trump will take his thank-you tour to iowa on thursday and michigan on friday. >> the presidential recount in michigan expanded today to its
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largest county which includes detroit. president-elect donald trump narrowly defeated hillary clinton in michigan, wisconsin and pennsylvania which started its recount last week. the recounts requested by green party candidate jill stein weren't expected to change enough votes to overturn election and a partial recount is under way in nevada requested by an independent presidential candidate. legalized marijuana, great for some in the pot industry but actually killing the buzz for another industry. >> 7 on your side's michael finney is here with that and other consumer news. >> let's start with counting your chickens before they are hatched. a forecast issued today by the division of corn ferry shows real slowing of wages. they will slow 2.5% worldwide hand here they are expected to rise wayler, as a matter of fact, less than 2%. the largest rail increases are forecast for vietnam more than 7% and wages in africa are
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. a look at the victims of that oakland fire and you can go to and share the badge or look through the photo gallery we've put together honoring all the victims. >> the warehouse fire devastating for so many families and friends of the 36 victims. >> oakland's firefighters are expressing profound sadness at the loss of life while at the same time trying to deal with their own mental and physical stress. >> abc 7 news reporter carolyn tyler talked with one of the first responders. >> reporter: they know it's their job to deal with death and destruction and many oakland firefighters are struggling to cope with the staggering loss of
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life in the warehouse tragedy. >> i've been doing this job for 27 years and saturday morning when i got off work was one of the toughest moments of my career. when i got home and saw my wife i -- i burst into tears. >> reporter: lieutenant dan robertson is president of the firefighters union. he and his crew were the second on scene. he explains in situations like this the challenges attacking an inferno from the inside before being forced out. >> it keeps getting hotter and hotter. you have zero visibility and you're relying on your other senses, and the sound of the fire burning above you and behind you towards your exist is in your mind. >> for some of the first responders, this was the first fire of this magnitude. >> i could see it in some of the younger guys' faces the other morning they are not quite sure how to deal with this. >> lieutenant robertson says many in his generation coped by drinking and other self-destructive behaviors and now they encourage counseling
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for post-traumatic stress. >> it's not a sign of weakness if you need to talk. not a sign of weakness to get help. every single person that was there that night is replaying that in our minds wondering if there's anything we could have done better. >> on sunday he healed a raiders watch party at union headquarters to help firefighters degreece compress. >> lieutenant robert soviet republic and his crew will be back out at the scene later tonight. in oakland, carolyn tieler, abc 7 news. >> can you imagine this being your very first fire that you had to deal with. >> man. >> terrifying, for sure. a hotline has been set up for those impact by the oakland warehouse fire. counselors are available for 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those affected by this tragedy and help them cope. we've got the number here on your screen. 1-800--985-5990. the help line immediately connects callers to crisis counselors and those
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conversations are confidential. >> all right. that will do it for this edition of "abc 7 news at 4:00." thanks for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm larry beil. "abc 7 news at 5:00" starts right now. a possible cause of the warehouse fire. >> how city officials plan to deal with the changing face of oakland. right-hand ahead, how they lived and not just how they died. lost lives and the need do things right. plus, problem buildings in richmond and why very few owners seem to care about being on the right side of the law. we're not going to be defined by this tragedy. would i like to be defined by how we overcame the tragedy. >> that's sergeant ray kelly with the alameda county sheriff's department and he speaks for a lot of people tonight for whom the city of oakland means a great deal. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm kristen sze. thanks for joining us. the investigation into the
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deadly oakland fire enters a critical phase. just hours ago crews began tearing down the top part of a free standing wall in danger of collapsing. this is happening in an area that's already been searched for victims and far from the or gyp of the blaze. >> now, this is what we know so far. 90% of the building has been searched. the death toll remains at 36 with more victims identified. authorities do not expect to find any more bodies within the rubble. rescue operations are expected to be finished sometime around midnight tonight. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has been at the fire site all day long. >> and she joins us live with the late on the investigation. laura? >> kristen, first of all, we learned there will be another update. a press conference here in 45 minutes at 5:45. it is now believed that the cause of death for all of the 36 victims recovered so far is smoke inhalation, and while the work to recover whatever remaining victims might be inside


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