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shooting at the school district. this is an unfortunate occurrence that's not going to stop. >> reporter: in lafayette, students reported seeing the air soft rifle. the student who brought the gun has been removed from campus. administrators are investigating the incident. they will have police officers here on campus today. live in lafayette, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. it is now 4:30. let's get a quick update on your weather and traffic. mike, it's a cool start to the day. but we're going to warm up, aren't we? >> yes, we are. a ride range of temperatures. from mt. tamalpais, the breezes have relaxed a lot. here's a look at your 12-hour planner today. we start off at 36 to 42 degrees. notice how quickly we warm to average highs by noon. with a couple more hours of sunshi sunshine, we'll hit the mid
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except the coast, a localized sea breeze. still comfortable out there. a lot of us not wanting the coat. temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. we'll take a look at the weekend with the sharp change in the temperatures coming up sunday. i'll see you with that in a minute. here's, sue. >> three lanes in both directions for your morning commute. the zipper truck has not reconfigured yet. that will be in the next half an hour or so. smooth sailing at the limit through the robin williams tunnel and over the waldo grade into san francisco. real quick to the south bay, all sensors showing smooth sailing. no delays, no issues here. if you have to be at 4:30, at least the roadways are clear. thank you, sue. an emotional tribute overnight
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for the victims of the florida school massacre. as disturbing details emerge about the student's past. >> people gather for a vigil to rather the 17 people killed by the shooter. he told investigators he was hearing voices. stephanie ramos is live in parkland with the latest. stephanie? >> reporter: natasha and reggie, there's still a police presence here in parkland. a police officer telling me that they are blocking off several roadways but are allowing teachers to go back on school grounds to pick up their vehicles. as for the other belongings left behind by the students, he believes that they are still there. they're not allowed to go back on the school grounds to pick it up just yet. since we've been here, we've spoken to so many people who are angry and shocked. most of all, they're trying to get strength from somewhere, from anywhere after one of the deadliest school shootings in the u.s. happening right here in
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their town. overnight, thousands of people coming together in disbelief and grief. >> the rest of my days, this will be engraved in my mind and i don't think it will go away. >> leaning on each other for support as the names of all 17 victims were read out loud. >> some in the crowd chanting, no more guns. over the cries of friends and family. many of the victims, teenage students. one in the marching band, another on his way to college on a swim scholarship. some in their first year of high school. >> just knowing that his seat won't be filled next time i enter that class is just heart wrenching. >> >> reporter: for the survivors, the moments that were almost their last replaying in their minds. >> i was scared that i was going to be next. i didn't know what else to do. i kind of froze.
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>> lex i tells us the shooter opened fire in her classroom. not everyone survived. >> i'm thankful to be here but i'm so hurt to know that a lot of people i know are gone. >> reporter: police say the gunman confessed to the shooting rampage telling he heard voices directing him to carry out the attack. >> some of the things that come to mind are disturbing. >> sources say this was his instagram account. he's seen holding a pistol and another a large knife. authorities now digging deeper into the suspect's past. >> reporter: the man who told authorities about a threat the suspected gunman posted saying he wanted to shoot up a school, the tipster says he spoke to the fbi and the fbi says they're looking into it. in parkland florida, stephanie ramos, abc 7 news. president trump plans to travel to parkland, florida, to
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meet with families and local officials. a date hasn't been set yet. the president promises to tackle school safety and mental health issues in response to the shooting. he said that during an address to the nation yesterday. he made no mention of gun violence. the president's budget proposal would slash medicaid. the major source of funding for treating mental health problems and cut school safety programs by more than a third. developing news out of oakland where firefighters put out a fire. fire officials say when crews arrived to the house shortly after 11:00 p.m., heavy smoke was billowing out of windows. no one was inside the home and the cause remains under investigation. 4:35 now. sonoma county officials plan to ask the u.s. supreme court to review an appellate court ruling
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by sheriff's deputies. an appeals court held a ruling that rejected the county's assertion that deputy eric gel house was justified when he shot the 13-year-old. he was holding a bb pellet rifle he was holding a bb pellet rifle that resembled zachery was on her way to work when her car collided with a bus at ashby avenue and california street and then went into a house. she died at the scene. friends and family of hers gathered to pay respects. berkeley police believe kelly may have run the stoplight. new details about the flight that went from sfo to honolulu and parts of the engine broke off. ntsb officials say the engine suffered a compressor stall and an engine surge. it resulted in outer panels of the engine shearing off and falling into the pacific.
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investigators spent yesterday at the honolulu airport looking at the engine and the plane. the flight data recorders have been sent to washington for review. the flight landed safely. no one was hurt. the oakland dmv office will remain closed. someone stole copper piping from the roof. investigators priced the theft at about 50 bucks. but the damage from the flooding is in the tens of thousands. crews are busy replacing the walls and the flooring now. the dmv is conducting the driving tests that have been scheduled. san francisco will kick off the year of the dog with a bang. chinatown will celebrate the first day of the lunar new year. mayor farrell and former mary willie brown will be joined by three dogs to lead the annual kickoff parade. it starts at 11:00 a.m. and goes along clay street to the big chinese new year parade
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will be one week from tomorrow. we usually worry about rain dampening the festivities. it's not going to happen this first week of the year of the dog. notice how everything drops sunday with the cold front coming in. 60, but it's not going to feel that warm. we drop from the 60s into the 50s elsewhere. it could feel even like the 40s at times. that's how fast the winds are going to be. right now, we have 40s out there in san francisco. everywhere, 44 to 48 degrees until you get to the ferry building and financial district. temperatures at 50 degrees. here's a look rat sutro tower with the clear skies. you definitely need the coat this morning but not thehe afternoon. watch out for the glaring sun. 12-hour planner, 44 at 8:00. look at all that sunshine. 60 at noon. mid-60s this afternoon.
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55 by 8:00. 51 at the coast. i should say in the north bay. look at the upper 60s in the afternoon hours. by 10:00 tonight, 46. make sure you have that coat. here's sue. >> we're taking a look at early morning drive times if you're headed out. highway 4 from antioch into hercules is looking great at this hour. if your travels take you along the 80 corridor from hercules into the maze, that's about a 17-minute drive. then you've got the bay bridge. no metering lights. add on about another five minutes to your drive there. the south bay, highway 87 up to san jose airport, you're looking at a smooth ride as well. have a little bit of slowing out of the central valley for early morning commuters and roadwork on the richmond-san rafael bridge for 20 minutes eastbound. new york police foil a potential terror plot. why they say they likely saved many lives >> apple admitting a serious new problem with the iphone operating system.
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♪ >> a grand opening night in oakland for one of the most anticipated movies of the
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let's take a look at what's going on in so cal. the santa anas are back. thankfully, the fire danger is lower because they had that rain earlier this week.
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let's take a look at what's going on as far as the rest of the state today. what you're going to see are temperatures that are going to be very mild everywhere. in fact, a lot of 60s and 70s. you get into the 40s and 50s towards tahoe. in fact in yosemite. here's a look at what to expect. we have the chance of snow showers and windy conditions sunday. showers will taper monday. it will be breezy. it will be freezing cold by tuesday. mike, thanks. 4:43. happening right now, two astronauts are venturing outside the space station for a 6 1/2 hour spacewalk. we're taking a live look now and switching between master control and getting a view outside. i think this is it. yep. mark vander high and -- they're moving the robotics system to storage. the parts will be returned to earth and refurbished and sent back as a spare. this is the fourth spacewalk for him. he graduated from stanford. developing news from new
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york city where authorities foiled a potential terror plot in the bronx. twin brothers christian and tyler toro are accused of stockpiling 32 pounds of bomb making materials in their apartment building. christian toro was a former high school teacher. paid students $50 an hour to break apart fireworks to extract gunpowder. he was fired last year when one of the students called in a bomb threat. the fbi was investigating in early december after officials found bomb making instructions on his school issued laptop. a state senator suspended amid a sexual misconduct investigation is suing to be reinstated. democratic senator tony mendoza of ar teesh i can't says it's unconstitutional and dee spriefg his constituents of representation in sacramento. he's accused of behaving inappropriately toward three young women who worked for him. he took a leave of absence. then he was suspended. he's never been given details about the scope of the
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investigation against him. one of the most highly anticipated movies this year appeared in grand fashion last night. the grand lake theater was the site for the initial showing of black panther. indica kate larsen has the reaction of the crowd. >> lines around the block at oakland's grand lake theater for a movie taken on a meaning far beyond its blockbuster status. >> this is like a historical moment for -- to have our superheroes that look like us right here in oakland. >> cheers as the movie starts and opens up to a scene in oakland. the birthplace of black panther director and co-writer ryan kugler who made a surprise appearance before the 10:00 show. >> this theater means a lot to me. it's the first theater that i remember. my father used to take me here to see whatever movie he thought, a black father and black son should see together. >> based on the comic book, the black pen they are features a
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primarily african american cast. it's also the first major superhero with a black protagonist. >> 7-year-old sue red man. >> his outfit is metal. when he's in his suit, he can't be destroyed. >> like many of the theaters, he and his brother were traditional african attire. >> are from africa. >> inside the dancers pumped up a pre-celebration. >> when the movie let out. >> i thought it was amazing. >> it's nice to know that one of our locals made it big. >> across the country and here in oakland, many screens are raising money to send kids to the movie. kate larsen, abc 7 news. we have a ton of coverage for you on this incredible movie. check out the videos on
4:47 am that we've posted. like abc 7, it's owned by the -- never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco. >> from the east bay hills, not as noisy as the last couple of nights as high pressure has taken control. we'll get sunshine and warm temperatures today and tomorrow. the accuweather highlights, that's when everything changes. temperatures tumble at least 10 to 15 degrees. it will feel cooler than that. that will usher in one of the coldest air masses in a long time. we could have freezing cold nights next week. today, look at the temperatures, mid to upper 60s away from the coast. except for santa cruz at 67. half moon bay at 62 degrees. let's break down some neighborhoods. inland, 38 this morning. quite a cool start, but then you jump to 63 by noon. 67 at 4:00 and 56 at 7:00. your highs will run from about
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san ramon and pittsburg, 67 to 70. the south bay, milder at 40. still in the mid-60s by noon and mid to upper 60s at 4:00. 57 by 7:00. your temperatures from 65 at milpitas to los gatos at 69 degrees. we're dropping into the upper 30s to mid-40s tonight. here's the arctic plunge coming our way. look who it does to our temperatures. sunday to monday. we'll be in the 70s saturday and 15 degrees cooler and with the breezes out there, you want to dress in layers. we don't say that often, do we, sue? >> no, not at all and i guess cover the plants. freezing overnight. the bay bridge, check in on your commute from san francisco on the western span and it's moving nicely at the limit. no delays. the toll plaza, same. we have a backup for the right paying cash lanes. no metering lights at this hour. we'll check back in on that.
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slowing out of the central valley, you can see the speeds there less than 30 miles an hour. actually just around 30 mirror less. you're looking at about a 40-minute right into dublin pleasanton westbound. >> kevin durant, klay thompson and draymond green will represent the warriors in the nba all-star game. larry beil will be in los angeles for the festivities. he'll be posting the best moments on twitter and facebook and on our abc 7 news app and you can catch his live report starting tonight through the weekend. apple sounding the alarm about a major flaw for the operating system for the iphone. you can bicycle up the side of buildings. here's this morning's techbytes. in techbytes, apple is admitting a serious new problem with the latest version of the iphone operating system. >> sending or receiving a specific indian character language will cause the device
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to crash. apple is reportedly working on a fix. a new study on dating apps shows tinder users get rid of app quickly. >> 32% of people delete the app on the same day it's downloaded. the most popular day to use dating apps is thursday. thirsty people on thursday. how is this for climbing your way to the top. the vycle, short for vertical bicycle will allow you to skip the stairs and elevator. >> still in the concept stage. an investor with deep pockets is needed to take it to the next level. next level. >> those are your techbytes. >> that scares me. the oakland as may be narrowing their sites for a new stadium to two locations. we're in the grips of flu season. what new numbers reveal about how effective that flu vaccine really is. protecting your right to use protecting your right to use
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sue was mentioning the plants. look at santa rosa. average low is 39. sunday morning, waking up to 42. look at that. monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday morning. you want to cover the pets -- not cover the pets. you can cover them too. cover the plants. they may want a blanket. >> doggie needs a little warmth at night. thanks, mike. dramatic video shows the end
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of a rescue on a bay area freeway. the chp shows an officer using a fire extinguisher on a burning car. this is interstate 80 in crockett. the video shows part of the story. minutes earlier, good samaritans had stopped and pulled the driver out of the car. he went to the hospital with serious injuries. happening today, health officials will release an update on how many people have died from the flu in california. this comes as the cdc reports this year's vaccine was only 36% effective. data shows the vaccines were effective in children 6 to 8 years old. a 59% reduction of risk. adults from 18 to 49 only saw a 33% reduced risk. oakland mayor libby schaaf is weighing in on a possible ballpark location for the a's. according to the san francisco business times, the a's remain committed to oakland and that the team is focused on howard terminal or the coliseum for the new ballpark. a's management preferred a
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paragraph sefl at lane i college, but they nixed the site in december following pushback by students and faculty. that strong cold front coming through, it's not going to have much moisture. it's coming from the arctic circle, which is naturally very dry area. if it does gain some moistur from the ocean, you can see most of the storms will be over the ocean or in oregon and washington or just north of us around eureka, redding, mt. shasta and tahoe also. here's sue. we're taking a look at walnut creek for your 680 ride southbound from concord to pleasant hill into the highway 24 interchange and you're at the limit. no delays at 4:55 on your friday morning. overall, the sense sour-- senso green. the altamont, 30 minutes. 14 minutes on highway 4 and your drive into san rafael or san francisco from san rafael over
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the waldo and the golden gate looking great this morning. no delays >> thank you, sue. an east bay lawmaker is pushing a bill to prohibit employers from discriminating against those who use marijuana. it would prevent companies from refusing to employ people simply because they use cannabis to ease an injury or illness. the lingering stigma is often forcing patients to turn to addictive prescription opiates. >> we should allow patients to use the best medicines for them and not discriminate against them or do something bad or worse for your health. 11 states offer the -- they would exempt employees if they were working in safety sensitive environments. san francisco international airport ready to celebrate the year of the dog. it will have the wag brigade out in force today for the chinese new year. there will be team members
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coming up on 5:00 a.m. welcome to friday, february 16th and happy lunar new year to you >> jessica under the weather today and sue is here. mike is here as well. we'll have a pretty nice day on our way. >> people not going to work or taking off early for the holiday
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weekend. today is going to be one of the better days. monday, not a great day for outdoor activities. let's talk about what's going on right now. live doppler 7, it's bone dry outside and hardly a cloud from the east bay hills north. let's talk about the temperatures, 34 to 40. cooler this morning. by noon, already at average highs around 60. we'll be in the mid-60s at 4:00. except for the coast, 57. a little bit of a sea breeze. pretty smooth sailing here. how about on the roads, sue? >> a nice slow friday morning. that's how we like it in the traffic center. at the 880 overcrossing. headlights are headed in the northbound direction. everybody is moving at the limit here. across town to 280, that's underneath the 17/880 overcrossing, very light traffic in the northbound direction. looking at an 8-minute drive from san jose to curt


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