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and said the guy at the window, guy at the window, they came down, had ak-47s, told me it get out of my room. >> the injured deputy is a four-year veteran of the sheriff's department. he underwent extensive surgery on his jaw. a federal judge ordering the city to appear in court to discuss how it handled the investigation. a judge says he finds very troubling conclusions about how city leaders acted after finding out multiple officers assaulted a teen. the city mishandled allegations and didn't really investigate what went wrong. that hearing is going to take place july 10th. now a live desk update. >> from the live desk this morning, there is an all out man hunt in venezuela right now for the militants behind what the country's president is calling a thwarted terrorist attack. happened overnight.
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you can see the intense police reaction in this new video out of caracas. a militant group fired grenades out of a helicopter near the president's location. at least two of the grenades did not detonate. no injuries have been reported. they released this footage before the attack saying they wanted to topple venezuela's tyrannical government. forces now trying to capture that militant group. reggie? developing news, senate republicans now delaying the vote to repeal and replace the carolthe affordable care act. gop leaders were unable to get the votes to bring it to the floor for discussion. janay norman has the latest. >> reporter: a major reverse value from senate republicans. >> i expect to have the support and, yes, we will vote this week. >> reporter: abandoning all help of passing a health care bill
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before the july 4th recess. >> we won't have a bill this week, but we're looking towards getting 50 people and a comfortable place. >> reporter: gop senators hung their heads when it became clear the votes simply weren't there. >> this will be great if we get it done, and if we don't get it done, it's just going to be something that we're not going to like, and that's okay. >> reporter: the deal cut behind closed doors and done up in secrecy was immediately met by fury. the analysis revealing 22 million more americans would be uninsured in ten years under the senate bill. 15 million more uninsured next year alone. and nearly $800 billion cut from medicaid. democrats united in their opposition held pictures outside the capitol of the americans they say would suffer as a result of the bill. >> this is not a bill of just paper and pencil. this is not just abstract
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numbers. these are real people. >> reporter: republicans could only afford to lose two votes, but there are nine gop senators who say they cannot support this bill. now the republicans have pushed the vote until after the july 4th recess. it gives them more time to work on a new version of the bill that conservatives say doesn't cut enough and moderates say cuts too deeply. janay norman, abc news, washington. happening today, a terminally ill man who authorities say was on his way to the bay area to kill three doctors is scheduled to be in court to enter a plea. palo alto police say he was a stage 4 cancer patient who drove from visalia last month with the intention of killing the doctors. san jose chp officers stopped chen after his wife tipped off police he had taken off in a rental car. inside the car chp found the names and home addresses of the doctors, as well as two
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handguns, mask, and note titled, "why do i kill," enlisting one of the reasons as revenge. three masked robbers hit the wells fargo in rossmoor shopping center at gunpoint and sped away in a stolen pickup truck. officers found the truck, they are asking for information to help track down the robbers. search is on for a pair of robbers that beat a man with a hammer and stole his ukulele. the crime happened sunday morning. one of the robbers started a conversation with the victim and a second man attacked him with a hammer. they took the ukulele, the man's cell phone, and also a backpack. he was not seriously hurt. investigators are now checking video and talking to witnesses hoping to find the cause of a crash between a muni bus and delivery truck. it happened during yesterday's evening commute in san francisco's castro district.
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no one was seriously hurt, but both drivers and seven people on the bus were taken to a hospital. >> bus load of people, the weight of both vehicles, it could have been very bad, but it's very fortunate. everything was pretty much minor injuries. >> police say it appears the truck veered into the path of the 24 bus. nothing has been officially confirmed quite yet, so they are still working on that. plan in the works to try and destroy a toxic algae that's closed down an east bay swimming spot. abc 7 was at lake temescal where warnings went up yesterday, blue-green algae releasing toxins into the waters that can kill dogs, cause severe gast ro intestinal issues in some people. >> it's a problem. we have friends that used to come here and swim every day after school and now they don't come at all. >> the east bay regional parks
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district plans to use a product to destroy the algae cells. if it works, the lake could reopen in a few weeks. trees lining san francisco streets are no longer your problem. the responsibility now goes from property owners to the city. in addition, the city is going to be responsible for any tree-related sidewalk damage. last november 80% of voters approved amending the city charter. the city is going to pay for the tree program by setting aside $19 million per year from its general fund. warriors fans, if you want to see the trophy, take a picture with it, here's your chance. the larry o'brien trophy is going to be on display all throughout the bay area starting tomorrow. the first stop at the dunk contest in burlingame from 11:00 to 3:00, then another stop in san mateo from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. go to our website,, for the times and places of
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other stops on friday, saturday, and sunday. now your forecast with mike nicco. >> can't wait to see those pictures on twitter and instagram. hi, everybody, see it's pretty cloudy here. if you're heading out today, high uv index as the sun will come out quicker. tree pollen, grass pollen, moderate levels. weed and mold are going to be mold. remember the cooler weather? there you go, temperatures up to about four degrees cooler this morning. let's see what's going on in our east bay neighborhoods, especially inland. 54 in pleasanton to degrees. san jose at 60. mountain view 58, napa, santa rosa, nevada one of the cool spots at 50. here's a exploretorium. clouds are back. nice breeze if you're going to be doing some yard work and playing in the sun, just remember that sunshine will be
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strong. burn factor about 15 minutes. average high in oakland is about 72. 6:00 this morning, 58. you can see by 10:00 61. noon 64. we don't quite make it to 70 today. 672:00 to 4:00 and back to 64 at 6:00. 70s and 80s, minor bump antioch, start of heat. hey, alexis. >> good morning. we did have reports of a brush fire around vallejo off westbound 80. it just cleared from the boards, though, a couple moments ago. hopefully that means all the fire units have cleared. i don't believe that was blocking lanes, so just a little destruction to get into the american canyon area. again, we're seeing all green traveling conditions. if i find out any new information and that we have crews on the scene, i'll certainly pass that along. quick check of the toll plaza,
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no metering lights yet and cash lanes looking good. we'll look at drive times coming up in less than ten. the incident that led up to this all-out violent brawl. plus -- >> can't read any e-mails, can't read any files. basically, your computer becomes a brick. >> a new worldwide cyberattack. the computer it's affecting here in the u.s. we're headed to break, but we're headed to break, but at 4:39 you can keep track of
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abc 7 mornings. >> it is 4:42, and this might seem kind of early, but happening tonight president trump is going to hold his first 2020 campaign fundraiser. it will take place just down the street from the white house at his own hotel. president trump's re-election efforts have already raised more than $7 million. he got that from small donations and merchandise sales. tonight's event marks trump's first solicitation of larger donors. tickets start at $35,000. proceeds will be split evenly between his re-election campaign and the republican party. another massive cyberattack is sweeping the globe and it freezes computers and demands a ransom to open them. among the american targets are the giant merck pharmaceutical company in new jersey, a major
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multinational law firm in los angeles, and possibly the mandelas food company, which produces oreo cookies, also in europe and asia. researchers say the attack uses a windows flaw to spread through the corporate networks, and there is one thing you can do to help keep your computer safe. >> from time to time you get that pesky reminder in the corner automated updates, click it, install those. a lot are important security updates that are going to protect you. >> yesterday's attack was similar to another attack in april that crippled tens of thousands of computers around the globe. thousands of employees in san francisco are eagerly looking forward to this weekend when the minimum wage goes up to $14. >> but the hike is still not enough to keep up with the cost of living in the bay area. >> minimum wage goes up to $14 saturday, july 1st. >> reporter: saturday can't come soon enough for a lot of san francisco's minimum wage earners.
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right now it's $13 an hour, which means many who work in restaurant kitchens and retail, or as drivers, work multiple jobs to afford life in the city. >> still not enough for many working class communities and many people still can't afford to live at $14 an hour in san francisco. >> reporter: wage activists are fighting for more. that's why in 2018 san francisco's minimum wage will jump to $15 an hour. >> i am a litt about it. >> reporter: i think if you're a small business owner in san francisco, it can be detrimental the way you're going to lose some of your staff, you're going to have to cut your payroll to make up the difference, you know, people might work less hours now. >> reporter: it's a possibility that worries some who live and work in san francisco. >> it shows up on the paycheck, it does help, but living here in
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downtown, prices are -- it's expensive as it is. >> reporter: but any increase will help. he says he'll use the money for rent, to pay his cell phone, and to save for his family. in san francisco, abc 7 news. water front buildings in san francisco, the state land commission and the city have disagreed at times, but happening today a court case that could really clarify things. attorneys for the state land commission and city of san francisco will go before a judge. the state filed a lawsuit three years ago after voters approved proposition "b," requiring voter approval for any water front project that exceeds the city's height limit. well, the state says you can't do that. they argue state law trumps local law. interestingly, this suit pits
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gavin newsome against the city he once was mayor. uber made it easier to request rides for other people. here's how it works, when a user requests a pick up at a spot at a location, the app is going to ask if the ride is for a family member or friend and the user has to select a rider's name from your address book and put in the destination just like you always would. the rider is going to get a text notification that the driver is coming. the requesting user's account will be billed for the trip. that could be very useful if you're ordering a ride for your parents, for example. >> yeah, i've had to do that before. just have to keep checking my phone to make sure they got there and they have the information. so very handy. >> that could be a good thing. >> maybe if you're meeting up with someone to go wind surfing or something today. >> how would that work out, mike? >> really well, especially after 1:00. i'll show you the small craft advisory coming up in about seven minutes. focusing in on the seven-day
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forecast, starting looking at san rafael, cloudy and 56 degrees, faster sunshine, which starts our slow warming trend. clouds come back and bring us patchy drizzle, a summer spread this weekend as 60s at the coast and 90s inland. here's a look at the cloud cast for 7:00. all of our neighborhoods pretty much under a gray canopy. noon, there may be a few patchy clouds, still that finger of fog rolling through the golden gate and clouds at the coast. in fact, clouds are more stubborn than they have been all week while the rest of us will be dealing by sunshine. let's see what it does to your temperatures. 73 in milpitas, los gatos, low 80s. afternoon sunshine in santa cruz, the brightest spot along the coast, 72. 66 today. temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s at the coast. 64 in downtown san francisco. north bay valleys about 76.
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san rafael, jump up to about 83 in santa rosa. breeze will keep berkley, oakland, and richmond in the 60s, everybody else 70, 74 degrees. 80 in san ramon, 88 in redwood. tonight, green showing up on the map, that's the drizzle near the coast. temperatures about the same as this morning, 50 to 55 degrees. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. still looking at a stretch of potential 90-degree temperatures. barely friday, saturday, sunday with 80s around the bay and 60s along the coast. heading to the independence day festivities tuesday looks comfortable. >> good morning. we are quiet on the roads. i did confirm that brush fire is totally out, so no worries for you. looking good everywhere else, too. here's a live look outside, slowly starting to fill in, but that is about it so far this morning. quick check of drive times, too. westbound 580 not terrible, 38 minutes, you're in the yellow.
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dublin to mission boulevard and the green at 15 and northbound 85 between 101 and cupertino you're in the green at 16 minutes. day game for the giants today could impact a couple mass transit routes. that next. you're going to want to see this video. this is exactly what we don't want to have happen on our highways. this road rage incident escalated to a point beyond what you would normally imagine. it was caught yesterday in maricopa, arizona, when two drivers began cutting each other off. did you see that? one driver got out, punched the other. that driver retaliated by breaking the back windshield of the other driver's car. neither pressed charges. the city is charging them both, however, for disorderly conduct and disrupting a roadway. >> wow. >> no, that is not how we act. >> wow. attention, commuters. the good acting ones. if you're environmentally conscious, you're going to love this. >> the reason ford is rolling out thousands of bikes in five bay area cities today. plus, is that officer's
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partner backing away and leaving him at the scene of a traffic stop? no, in fact, no one is even in the squad car. we're going to show you how an embarrassed officer chased down his own ride. first, this morning's tech bites. >> two billion and counting. >> that's how many people check into facebook at least once a month. more than a quarter of the world's population. >> what's next for facebook? it's planning wifi centers and giant drones to bring internet to developing countries. a robot from england pours pints of beer. yes. >> it was developed by some university robotic students. they say the robot pulls pints just as well as a human bartender. >> perfect pour. a 3-year-old boy from new york city making history as the youngest person ever to get a 3d printed arm. >> isaac cruz's arm stopped developing in utero, so his doctor printed out a prosthetic for about $100. >> also handle bar attachments
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>> also handle bar attachments for
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while i was on a combat patrol my c in baqubah, iraq,nned out. a rocket-propelled grenade took my arm off at the shoulder. when i came home, i felt alone. my family was around me, but i couldn't talk to them about what i'd seen and what i'd done. i remember just thinking, man, the way i am right now, i don't want to live. i was discharged from the army, and i've been working with the wounded warrior project since 2007. warriors don't have to be severely wounded to be with the wounded warrior project.
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we do have a lot of guys that have post-traumatic stress disorder. being able to share your story, i guess it kind of helps you wrap your mind around what did happen over there. just because you've left the military doesn't mean your life is over, because when these guys are coming home, i'm kind of leading and training them, instead of for combat, i'm leading and training them to heal. and if i come away with anything from the wounded warrior project, it's them giving my life back. my name is norbie, and yes, i do suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, but i'm okay. we're back at 4:53. happening today, ford is going to be rolling out the expansion of its bike share program in five bay area cities. this is video from ford's go bike facebook page. this morning's launch will be in san francisco, oakland, also bikes deployed by labor day and
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7,000 next year. i saw them installing this just yesterday on my way home on the embarcadero. according to the examiner, employment in san francisco could be delayed. the county transportation authority board halted $250,000 funding in the expansion because of conflicts between ford go bike and local mom and pop bike rental companies. >> i noticed that, too, yesterday. that's good news for most. here's a look at live doppler. i've overlaid the small craft advisory. good news south of the bay bridge, not as breedsy. everywhere you see yellow, winds around 24 to 38. 70 at 11:00, 81 at 3:00, 72 at 3:00, and 59. wide range of temperatures. constant, the strong sunshine. going for the sweep of the mets today at 2:45. alexis? >> yeah, and if you are heading to the giants game, expect extra traffic around the ballpark there and it will, in fact,
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ferry services, as well. crowded routes late to early evening and same thing for san francisco bay ferry, especially if you're trying to get back to vallejo. in fact, they are adding special bus service if they reach capacity on the ferries after the game, so there will be agents at the ferry building helping out. a look at traffic cameras coming up in less than ten. >> thanks. a deputy sheriff in ohio wound up in pursuit of his own car. this is so embarrassing. this starts after he pulled a driver over and the dash cam video is going to show what happened next. >> you reported stolen, man? think somebody stole it? >> i guess so. i thought somebody was playing games with me. >> oh, no. the deputy sprints towards his patrol car as it starts backing up on its own. he caught the car and stopped it, thank goodness, before it hit anything. and then he drove back to the driver that he had already
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stopped. >> i bet that doesn't happen every day. >> never happened before, thank god. >> yeah, man. >> that's humiliating. we don't know if the deputy is going to face any disciplinary action. the sheriff says he is a real asset to his office. just got to make sure it's in park. >> yeah, embarrassing, especially because he had to talk to the driver next. >> i think i would have been like, you know what, go ahead. go ahead. next at 5:00, the move local leaders made to protect tenants under rent control. and we have a date for construction on border wall prototypes. state lawmakers, though, are advancing a bill that will severely impact california. and the fourth of july just a few days away, so can you or can you not set off fireworks? what are the restrictions exactly? we are breaking that all down as fireworks sales are starting in some cities. jessica castro, a woman of many languages. she's studying for her master's degree, like right now,
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seriously. >> loves documentaries. she's always reading multiple books at a time. jessica volunteers with kids, athletic, adventurous. >> the girl can dance. >> jess is jamming. >> our live desk was totally made for her. >> there is a lot happening in the morning, and jess is best at breaking it down. better days start here. abc 7 mornings.
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good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> you are up early with us. thanks for being there on this wednesday, june 28th. coming up at 5:00, natasha has the day off, but the rest of us are here for you. >> thanks for joining us. going to be a nice day.
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>> little sunshine for most of us, especially inland. sea breeze out there, the winds gusting to 33 in fairfield, but they won't be as fast as they were yesterday, nor will they be in as many neighborhoods, so that's why we're going to warm up more and see sunshine quicker. 12-hour day planner, cooler than yesterday morning. staying in the upper 50s at the coast. in the middle there you can see the bay 69 at noon to 74, back to 69 by 7:00. 74, 80, and 72 for our inland neighborhoods from noon to 4:00 to 7:00. it is going to get warmer, some 90s coming up in the seven-day forecast. how about the commute? >> nothing too crazy yet this morning. very light volumes through the south bay so far this morning. no blocking incidents to talk about. just starting to see our typical slow spots filling in. down to about 22 miles an hour and we do have a high wind advisory for altimont pass. i checked with


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