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morning. the suspect stabber was subsequently killed by police. the victims are identified as the attacker's mother and sister. the third woman was injured in the attack. police say she was just a passerby. the attacker is reported to be a 36-year-old taxi driver said to have been known to france's security services since 2016. on social media the islamic state group called him one of its fighters. it is 4:30. if you are just waking up to us, good morning. you are never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike. >> thank you very much. hi, everybody. i thought we would take a look at the winds. yesterday they were slower and allowed the sunshine to come in faster. tday the winds have picked up gusting to 26 through fairfield and we have a little mist -- area of mist developing along the coast. i think the sun is going to be slower today. let's take a look at it. my accuweather 12-hour planner, low 50s through 7:00, still in
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the 60s at noon, 60s at the coast, the rest of us in the 70s at 4:00. latest on lane, weakening but not fast enough. here's alexis. >> good morning. taking you back out to the tracy area where we are seeing a decent backup already this morning. westbound 205 to 580 the grant line road off ramp blocked for roadwork until 5:00 today. i think that is adding to those typical delays. you're averaging about 10, 15 miles an hour getting out of tracy. i know that's kind of become the norm, unfortunately. and a live look outside, here's walnut creek, southbound 680 no delays there, slowly starting to fill in. we have delays due to roadwork on westbound 80 in the richmond area. >> thank you, alexis. happening now, hurricane lane, barreling toward the hawaiian islands. >> authorities are warning the storm is life threatening. hurricane warnings are now posted for the state's most populated areas, including honolulu. the storm's track over the next 24 hours is crucial as people on the islands prepare for possible mandatory evacuations.
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abc 7 news reporter kendis gibson has the latest. >> the islands are bracing for the worst. >> i would be happy to be able to say it was another near miss. that doesn't seem likely with the trajectory that's coming now. >> reporter: hurricane lane barreling through the pacific with winds approaching 150 miles an hour. making it one of the powerful hurricanes to ever get this close to the islands. >> we're very scared. we're just going to make the most of it. >> reporter: the massive hurricane seen here from space, prompting hurricane warnings for the big island, maui and now oahu. >> we have to take it seriously and we're working together at this point to make sure we plan for the worst and hope for the best. >> reporter: the u.s. navy moving ships and submarines as state officials prepare for evacuations. up a public schools in the state are closed today and tomorrow to prepare buildings as evacuation centers. lane could produce 20-foot waves and dump up to 20 inches of
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rain. forecasters are watching the storm's center and how close it gets to the islands over the next 24 hours. >> as we head into friday, at 2:00 p.m., that's what it tracks just south of maui county. red indicates the hurricane-force winds. they could come on shore. >> as people prepare, water at this walmart in honolulu sold out. gas stations running out of fuel. hurricane hunters flying into the eye of the storm tracking its intensity. >> there's no other way for the forecasters to see what exactly is inside the storm and what's going on until we get there. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> we are seeing long lines. many are scrambling as hurricane lane gets near. hawaiian and united have waved change fees for travelers through sunday. delta has issued waivers for travel today and tomorrow. alaska does the same through saturday and they are also allowing full refunds. >> if you have a trip to hawaii
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planned the 7 on your side team says you can rebook for free. if the airline cancels your flight you can get your money back. w have information at go to the 7 on your side page. happening today the suspect in the golden state killer case is due back in court in sacramento. the sacramento superior court. 72-year-old joseph deangelo is scheduled to be arraigned on 13 charges in the now consolidated case. on tuesday prosecutors filed new allegations tied to sexual assault cases in sacramento and contra costa counties. those charges are now combined with the 13 murder charges already filed in santa barbara, orange, ventura, and sacramento counties. orange county's d.a. says more charges could come. he will be prosecuted in sacramento county but it could concern about public safety
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after yet another burglary in san jose's willow glen neighborhood. a town hall meeting set for next thursday will likely address what happened yesterday morning. police arrested a man and woman accused of burglarizing a home on california avenue. someone was home and saw the burglars and ran and got into a vehicle and drove police say they ran from officers jumping fences when police told neighbors to go on lockdown. kelly was at home with her two young boys. >> mommy, why are you locking the doors and shut the windows and made up a story about helicopters and just tried to like mitigate what could be going. >> police caught the suspected burglars. it's not clear why willow glen vasis and burglaries. his wavet in the east bay, contra costa county health officials trying to track down people who may have been exposed to measles. a person infected went to the
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john muir emergency room in walnut creek on saturday, august 11th, between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. three days later on august 14th, that person ate at a restaurant in lafayette between 9:00 and 11:00. the health department has found everyone at the er but don't know how many people were at the restaurant when the infected person was there. and back to the south bay, santa clara county and san jose will get almost $2.5 million to repair flood damage. that includes damage done by the massive coyote creek flooding in february 2017. three san jose neighborhoods were submerged in water for almost a week. 11,000 people were evacuated. congresswoman lovegren says it comes from a federal grant preside. you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. back to the live doppler, zoomed on the big island and let me put it into motion over the last six hours.
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you can see walls of water, waves of showers if you will roaming in and that's why this area is under fla flood warning. just about the northern, eastern and southern part of the big island. the lighter green for the western part of the big island and the rest of the islands a flash flood watch. the warning means it's happening and people have to take precaution now and seek higher shelter. flash flood watch means it's possible. be prepared if a warning comes out and know what to do. hurricane warning extended since the last time we talked to include oahu. hurricane watch to the west means winds are possible of at least 39 miles per hour within the next 48 hours. here's a look at it, starting to take a jog to the north and it's not weakening as fast as we hoped. still 145-mile-per-hour category 4 storm. look how it heads up towards the big island and then thankfully makes a left-hand turn and you can see the influence will be in the flooding rain, the dangerous surf, the high waves at 20 feet or more, and the flooding that's
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going to be out there all the way through about saturday morning and into the evening hours. things will start to take off. if you have plans to be there after saturday everything should be okay. there will be damage, but it won't be widespread. >> okay. yeah, definitely a scary situation though. >> it is for those folks. something they haven't had to deal with in a long time. >> during now to traffic, we don't have any major incidents this morning, but we have roadwork that's slowing us down. to the richmond area, we've got grinding and paeving -- paving work until 5:00, between san pablo dam road and central avenue that has various lanes closed and you are heavy through that richmond stretch. four miles an hour up to 14 miles an hour once you make it closer to el cerrito. plan on delays if you are going to be heading through that stretch in the next 20, 30 minutes or so. everyo and we're not seeing major visibility issues today either. a look at drive times coming up next. he has run miles for sexual abuse
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victimses. a survivor completes a coast-to-coast journey with surprise. >> the head of the dmv pays a visit to a san jose office and vows relief is on the way for people frustrated by long wait lines. >> how daring are your taste
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you are never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." this is a sight you might
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like to see. a dry bay bridge from south beach. unless near the coast it's going to be pretty dry again for the commute this morning. just some caution as you get closer to the coast. gray to blue sky from this morning to the afternoon. mass transit, everything is comfortable. our extreme weather is around palm springs. only 82 in l.a. 94 fresno. 82 sacramento. little sunshine at 67 in the afternoon hours in monterey and looks like it's going to be dry all seven days in tahoe. jessica? >> thank you. in the south bay, new details on the reported kidnapping and robbery of a san jose state student. investigators say the victim told them he was taken at gunpoint from a 7-eleven on sixth and san salvador streets yesterday afternoon. he says he was forced to withdraw money from several atms. the victim was released and was not hurt. a search is now on for at least one suspect. the school sent out an e-mail alerting students about the incident drivers are fed up with the long lines at california dmv
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field offices. the director jean shiomoto says relief is on the way. she visited with staff at the driver's license processing center in san jose yesterday as part of her ongoing effort to evaluate field offices and processing centers around the state. last week she was grilled by lawmakers who questioned why the agency's wait times have skyrocketed in the past year. she blames the delays on the high volume of customers coming to apply for real i.d. and acknowledges problems with the department's decades old computer system. shiomoto hopes to modernize it in the next four years. >> we're looki w can offer more transactions on-line. we're looking to see how long that would take or if there are any policy concerns on that. >> the dmv says wait times should start dropping by mid-september and hopefully become more reasonable by the end of the year. he started his runisin extreme athlete ran across
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the country to raise awareness about childhood sexual abuse. >> abc 7 news reporter kate larson spoke to him last night and trust us, you're going to want to wait for the big surprise at the end. >> i have like a billion emotions. >> reporter: those feelings propelled christian griffith to run the last three miles of a 3,000 mile journey across the united states. >> he's run 30 miles a day. he's run 119 marathons. >> reporter: the athlete spent the past five months of his life running with a purpose to help children who might be suffering like he did. >> i'm a victim of childhood sexual abuse. i have to continue to be able to say it. >> reporter: christian has helped raise more than $300,000 but his message has reached countless people and he stops to talk about childhood abuse. >> even though it happens a long time ago to you it's the first thing you think about every night and last thing you think about every night. i want people to feel comfortable with the fact that
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you're not alone. >> we're done. we're all done, baby. >> reporter: helping christian along the way was his baby girl who was born during his cross-country run. and lindsay. who was surprised by her personal best at the end of the race. >> will you marry me? >> this is a good day. >> i get him back and i get to marry him. it's been a great year. >> much of the money raised by christian and help the children, the bay area organizations that support at risk and abused children. in san francisco, kate larson, abc 7 news. >> i liked how they were playing your song by elton john. i hope that is their song. congratulations them and what a great effort. a lot of people don't talk about male sexual abuse. >> that's true. he's opening up the gates for people to talk about it more often we'll switch gears and talk about crazy flavors oreos, cherry coke, but now one that
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might bite you back. >> hot chicken wing and wasabi flavors. the company says that both flavors are so spicy they recommend you drink them with a glass of milk, but don't race to the supermarket yet, they are only available in china right now. both of those sound disgusting to me. >> not getting on a plane to get those. >> really. okay. even daredevil mike. i'm shocked. we thought when we saw the picture it was macha flavor. >> i think that could work. >> i think it could too. not what sabby. >> keep the wasabi. we're good. >> that's a resounding no. all right. let's move on and talk about what's going on weather wise and how many of you would say resounding no to the fog we've been dealing with. i wanted to jump in and give you an idea of what's going to happen in hawaii through saturday. damaging surf, south facing beaches. 20 inches of rain, nearly two
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feet. the winds around 39 to 74 feet. thoughts and prayers for those folks as the hurricane hopefully does stay to the south. here at home we're having impacts from a warmer than average ocean and that's why our temperatures are in the low to mid 60s not only in the east bay valleys but everywhere. santa rosa at 58, with fairfield, pacifica, 57, up in the hills los gatos 51. in the valley see in san jose, temperatures in the low 60s right now and fog rolls on in the forecast today with cooler than average temperatures. cloud blanket comes back tonight with a little drizzle near the coast and our pattern remains locked in well into next week. mid to upper 70s. low to mid 70s have you heard that before for the peninsula week? upper 50s near 60s along the coast. sausalito almost like groundhog day, isn't it? here's a look in the north bay, mid to upper 70s, 80s santa rosa, east bay shore, low to mid 70s most places, berkeley and
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oakland 69. move inland, upper 70s to low 80s. my accuweather seven-day forecast. see if anything changes. >> nope. >> yeah, pretty much, there's a little warming inland saturday and sunday but going to be great weather to be outside. i hope you enjoy it. here's alexis. >> thanks, mike. overall we're looking okay for the commute this morning. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza from our emeryville camera. a stackup in the cash lanes. the right side seems to be cruising through without issues. should have 35 minutes to go. overall we're off to a better start for the bay bridge commute today. tracy to dublin you are stop and go at 43 mission. mission to dublin in the green at 14 and 101 to cupertino no issues there, wide open at 16 minutes. >> thank you. verizon apologizing for slowing the wireless data speeds of crews battling the mendocino complex fire. >> the company says it was a mistake that should not have happened. and here's tech bites.
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>> verizon admitting it slowed down wireless data speed of northern california fire department as the department was responding to a wildfire. >> verizon says the department exceeded its data limits. the company acknowledges the slowdown was a mistake and insists the decision had nothing to do with the rollback of net neutrality rules. >> the fire chief says the slower service had a significant impact on their response. apparently even teens think they get too much screen time. >> a study found 54% admit they spend too much time on their phones, 45% say they check their phones as soon as they wake up. and the new york public library bringing classic novels to its instagram page. >> posting entire novels on its stories. the first novel "alice adventures in wonderland". >> have a great day. >> maybe some of the kids who haven't read the books will get to know them on instagram. we'll see. san francisco's golden gate
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you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. wondering where the warm weather is. we talked about the seven-day forecast.
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let's extend it into next week. where is all the warm weather? east of the rockies to the east coast. we'll take a look at schools starting today. here's jessica. >> oakland police set up a fund to help an officer critically injured in a car crash. jordan wingait was heading to a call on middle harbor road early monday, august 13th. he was involved in an accident with an suv and parked semi truck. no one else was hurt but the officer was critically injured. the fund will pay for long-term care he will need. find a link to donate on our website, we've been telling you about this new san francisco store where there are no cash recommend steres. we checked out what it looked like. zipin will use checkout free technolog technology. everything is done through an app. sensors track the location and what items you choose and they know the price of the titem and charge you once you leave the
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store. >> what is happening is the cameras know i have picked this item and the sensors on the shelf also confirm it. >> the ceo says the store will open in the south market area next monday ahead of amazon go which is starting to roll out its cashierless stores. the store is a concept store with the purpose of selling its artificial intelligence tech to other retailers at a cheaper price san francisco is one of the best cities in the u.s. when it comes to parks with nearly 6,000 total acres of parkland. accordi according to a study by the non-profit the trust for public land the city ranks fifth overall for park saturation and quality behind minneapolis, st. paul, washington, d.c., and arlington, virginia. the report says golden gate park is the third most visited park in the entire country. is it a nice day for the park today? >> depend ossen whs on what you. you can find cloudy, cool
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weather, drizzle closer to the coast and find sunshine and comfortable temperatures inland in the mid 70s to near 80. heading back to school, menlo park, good morning. menlo park city school district 58. sunny 72 at 3:00. and newark unified school district heading back to school under mainly cloudy conditions. the clouds 61, 67, and delightful at 3:00, 71. have a great day. here's alexis to tell you about how getting there is going to be. >> okay. so far we're doing okay with the exception of just a couple areas. we've got roadwork wrapping up in the next few minutes. westbound 80 between richmond and el cerrito. between san pablo dam road various lanes closed for the grinding and paving work. our drive times down to 45 minutes, westbound 80, highway 4 to the maze, we were at an hour. they are picking those cones up. a nine minute drive across the bay bridge and southbound 101 san francisco to sfo looking great in the green at nine minutes. >> thank you.
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in the east bay, an oakland teacher is getting national recognition. >> beth is the 2018 toyota family teacher of the year. >> congratulations to her. beth works with students and parents at the coliseum college prep academy and teaches family literacy and english as a second language. toyota and an education non-profit presented her and the unified with a $20,000 check yesterday. the money will pay for new projects at the academy. >> one of the projects that i really, really wanted to incorporate into this class is technology and getting them to feel really comfortable around it and be producers of content and creators and not just consumers. >> her kids were able to surprise her as part of the check celebration. her husband joined in via skype while he's traveling abroad. >> congratulations her. the end of net neutrality
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means providers can slow down traffic on websites. a major update on california's push to restore an even playing field. >> hear from two girls who will be known as heros. how they saved the lives of several people and their pets. >> and it's been more than a month since this soccer team got rescued from a cave.
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now from abc 7, live breaking news. >> the breaking news at the warm springs bart station. someone was stabbed in the parking lot. >> let's get to abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield. she is live outside the station. amy? >> hi, reggie. we have moved since our last live report. we've now come into the parking lot and found this, more police
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crime tape and police officers. there are two crime scenes that they are working here. one, next to the station out on warm springs boulevard and then here inside the station right here at the front door of the warm springs station. police say they got the call at 2:30 this morning that someone had been stabbeded. they found the victim. they say he was alive but taken to the hospital. we talked to commuters about this this morning and how unnerving it is to see all of this given how much bart safety has been in the news lately, how much it's been talked about and the fact that 18-year-old nia wilson was stabbed to death on a bart platform just last month. >> it's an unfortunate occurrence and unfortunately it seems like it happens more and more. i do -- i've seen more officers,


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