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i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. blistering heat again tomorrow. when you'll get a break. >> i'm cornell bernard in the east bay where extreme heat is taking a toll on weary firefighters. >> a chaotic scene in philadelphia. >> additional cops. >> six police officers shot during a gun battle that lasted for hours. >> i'm kate larson in san francisco where state leaders and health care executives are coming together to create solutions for homelessness. abc news starts right now. >> the from abc7, live breaking news. >> and that breaking news is nearby ron in contra costa county. vegetation fire burned 15 to 20 acres. >> cal fire tweeted images about 10:30 tonight of the fire burning near vasko road. crews will be out there for hours keep an eye on things.
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it's 84 degrees right now in byron. but not very windy, thank goodness. >> fire is a major concern as the bay area swelters. a live look at oakland set a heat record today. >> brace yourself. we are not done yet. we have live team coverage tonight on the dangerously hot temperatures. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live in walnut creek for you. >> let's begin with sandhya patel. >> it was definitely a sweltering day. take a look at the temperatures inland compared to the coast. and you will notice everything shaded in yellow is a record for today. 101 santa rosa, 90 oakland, 99 redwood city. 98 san jose. it was plenty hot in firefield, 107, 4 san francisco, 67 in half moon bay. excessive heat warning continues for lake and solano counties till 10:00 p.m. friday. heat stroke and exhaustion probable. all areas in orange under a heat
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advisory till 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. first thing tomorrow morning it, 60s, 70s. quickly heats up. by lunch hour, we're already in the 90s. today's heat was definitely excessive and dangerous. now we'll go to cornell bernard in walnut creek to find out how people are coping. cornell? >> reporter: no mercy for the east bay. it was so hot today. this fountain here in the downtown walnut creek keeping cool today. for firefighters it was a really tough day. >> because of the heat and the amount a two-alarm fire. >> reporter: contra costa firefighters battled a fire. the fire fight happening just as temperatures reached a scorching 104 degrees. the chief taking no chances with his crew. >> we're watching to make sure that our people are not having signs of heat stress and we'll
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pull them aside and have them sit down longer than we normally would. >> firefighters keeping cool with lots of water. investigators say the fire started in the kitchen, luckily no one was hurt. in dan vi this barber shop lost power wednesday afternoon along with several thousand customers. pg&e says the outage was heat related. the utility working to restore power. for many, it was just toot hot. >> i don't like it. i should have been inside with the air conditioning. >> in pittsburg, the first day of school was a bummer for students at highlands elementary. school was canceled because installation of new ac units wasn't finished. >> they said they had are not having school until monday because the air-conditioner is not working yet. >> ice cream a must have for folks in wall net creek and for rizzo, the dog, ice was a must have to cool down. >> i have t give a shoutout to starbucks for letting me buy a cup of ice to give him a break
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from the heat, too. because otherwise, poor guy's panting. i feel sorry for all the animals in this heat. >> reporter: yeah, and speaking of animals an, experts say keep them cool inside during this heat wave if you can with lots of water and never leave a dog in a hot car. abc7 news. >> right now, there are more than 3700 customers without power, most in the east bay where it's been so hot. if you need to get out of the heat this week, several bay area cities are opening cooling centers. you can find the closest one to you >> don't forget you can download the abc7 news app to get alerts about the hot weather where you live. you can allow push alerts for weather and news updates sent directly to your mobe device. >> a man is finally in custody tonight after a shoot-out and standoff with police in philadelphia. >> video just in shows him coming out of the home with his hands up. this after six officers were
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shot during this standoff. >> all are now out of the hospital. police commissioner says it's nothing short of a miracl no one was more seriously hurt. our sister station in philadelphia, sources tell them it the suspect is maurice hill who has a long record of drug offenses. >> we explain the standoff began with a drug warrant. >> the situation unfolded around 4:30 in the afternoon as officers tried to be a narcotics warrant. they were already entering the premises when gunfire rang out. the alleged gunman barricading himself inside the home in a res street in north philadelphia. police returning fire, some escaping through windows and doors. >> officer shot and they're still being shot at. >> the gunfire can be heard as officers call for backup. >> send additional car immediately. >> bullets ricocheting off nearby homes as officers take cover behind cars. a commissioner describing t scene. >> trying to talk to this male.
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he continues to fire rounds out of the window. >> two police officers trapped inside the home. >> s.w.a.t. was able to be successfully extract the two police officers that were trapped upstairs as well as three prisoners. they were all taken out safely. >> reporter: the entire neighborhood on lockdown. philadelphia's elite strike force moved in with an armored vehicle. at least nine officers injury odd, six with gunshot wounds. one seen limping to a patrol car after being shot in the leg. >> i'm thankful. a little angry about someone having all that weaponry and all that firepower. we'll get to that another day. it's all about the officers and their families right now. >> reporter: all the injuries are considered to be nonlife-threatening. darria ol vinger, abc news, new york. >> hundreds of people from across the country are expected to attend the funeral of a woman killed in the el paso shooting. antonio says he and his late wife margie have no other family so he invited the public to the
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service. the funeral director said they're expecting more than 1,000 people to an rbi. >> i didn't think people really cared about me or about her or about anybody but he said i'm just overwhelmed with all of the support i'm so overwhelmed with all of the well-wishers. >> and the funeral home is taking care of all expenses. el paso's mayor and other elected officials are attending. funeral director says strangers as far as california have also said they are coming. >> right now, dow futures are stabilizing in overnight trading. that comes after today's big nose dive. the dow plummeted 800 points. instead, investors poured money into the bond market. that triggered what's called an inverted yield cuff when the ten-year treasury drops below the two-year treasury. the last time that happeneded in 2007 right before the great recession. it signals to wall street a
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recession could be coming in the next six to 1 months. >> new developments. a santa rosa doctor previously in trouble for prescriptions is now facing murder charges for allegedly killing patients by overdescribing opioids and narcotics. it's an unprecedented move by the state attorney general. the charges against dr. thomas keller include second degree murder in release to four students and felony elder abuse in connected with one patient. several of his patients took their own lives. >> new details in this terrifying attack on a woman outside her san francisco home on saturday. watch this. the man police say was involved is now back out on the streets. he reportedly is hopeless. police identified him as austin james vincent. there's his picture. the d.a.'s office expressed concern about his release despite this, a judge decided to release him and enroll him in a case management program. he's been ordered to stay away from that victim.
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a close call on the water. a cliff collapses on kayakers on the great lakes. >> i'm amanda delcastillo with a fremont community divided tonight. hundreds met to continue dialogue how to help the city's
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tonight. amanda? >> reporter: dan, ama, the city of fremont is looking at two possible locations including a back lot at fremont city hall and another lot on dakota road. after tonight's meeting it's clear the community is divided. hundreds met for the first of athlete community workshops focused on the temporary housing navigation center. the goal get the facility up and running by mid 2020. >> we never had homelessness in the suburbs. it's increased 27% in the past two years. >> two locations are being considered. this lot at city haw and you laesd property on dakota road. hundreds spoek spoke openly about their opposition or support. colors made it clear where residents stand. those in red say no to city hall, those in blue no to dakota. this man says his triplets attend school a short distance from that location. >> it will have a dramatic
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impact on their life. so that's a concern basically. >> a third group wore hearts with the simple message yes. regardless of location, they say the 60 homeless people counted in fremont need comprehensive services nearby. >> they need resources. i don't care where they are as long as they're here. >> eventually those 18 years or older will be able to stay on site up to six months getting job training, health support and access to hygiene facilities and more all while working toward permanent housing. the city just has to decide where it will go. >> we want everybody to be taken care of and take care of the most an poor and people that are suffering. >> reporter: site selection is expected by september of this year. we have links and we do have the dates and locations for next community workshops. they are scheduled for august 2th and 26th. of course, here in fremont.
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amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> across the bay, a panel discussion tonight in san francisco about homelessness as a health crisis. news reporter kate larson has the story from the newsroom. >> reporter: well, ama, lieutenant governor of hawaii josh green who is also as er doctor was on the panel and said he views homelessness as a medical condition and housing as health care. hawaii declared a state of emergency because of their homeless crisis and it was suggested tonight that california do the same. >> a year ago for every one person that becomes housed two people fall into homelessness. now with the new data, it's for every one person house, three people fall into homelessness. >> that was jami, executive director of bay area community services. those numbers are alarming but the panel was really about solutions. according to dr. margot with ucsf, half of san francisco's hopeless people are 50 and older. the event was sponsored by kaiser permanente. i spoke to the ceo about a
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project to help homeless seniors in oakland. >> we've adopted 515 individuals who are homeless. 50 and above with at least one chronic disease and we're working with the city and other organizations to get to ultimately permanent housing. >> as much good work as we're doing in california, as many people who are being helped, the numbers are growing. and until we commit as a matter of public policy to bringing people indoors first and then providing them the services they need and permanent housing, the problem is going to get worse. >> reporter: that was darrell steinberg, currently the mayor of sacramento but was the state senate president. he and mark ridley thomas, a supervisor in l.a. are cochairs of governor newsom's new hopelessness commission. one within bit of news, jam a st raise money for her homeless programs and now she has corporations, foundations and politicians who want to help
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contribute and solve this problem. in the newsroom, kate larson, abc7 news. >> thanks. take a look at this. a sandstone cliff falling just 50 feet from a group of kayakers. this happened at lake superior. the group of 1 was with a tour group from michigan. the collapse happened just as a nature photographer was overhead. experts say the bottom of the slope had been pounded in by the waves making it too steep. so gravity took over and the top started to fall. very close call. glad to say no one was hurt but they got the scare and thrill of a lifetime. >> absolutely. that's incrediblives. we want to get to the weather because we need to know how long the heat is sticking around. >> incredible temperatures. >> unbelievably hot inland today. dan and ama, one more day of this dangerous heat tomorrow. and then we'll start to notice some changes. temperatures right now 70s, 80s across many parts of the bay area. these look like high temperatures in the middle of august. we'll take a look at a live
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picture from our tower camera. san francisco is mild to warm start tomorrow morning. dangerous heat inland with records likely for the second straight day tomorrow. and the heat eases on friday. it's much cooler for your upcoming weekend. until then, i want to pass along to you a reminder the entire bay area with the exception of some parts like the coast to the east bay and the peninsula under a heat advisory and that is because the heat intensity is going to be so high again that you do need to take recaution. it's in effect till 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. temperatures in the mid-90s to mid 100s inland. isolated spots not out of the question to see 107. increase risk of heat illnesses for those areas. a live look from our camera and it is a lovely view of san francisco tonight. here are some heat tips reminder, drink plenty of water, take breaks often if you're outside and work.
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wear lightweight clothing and don't forget your kids or pets inside vehicles. you hear about it. it still happens. it's just a friendly reminder. spare the air alert for thursday. air quality moderate to poor across the entire bay area with the lack i've strong sea breeze. clear skies right now. i want to switch it up a little bit showing you a full moon rising from our exploratorium camera tonight. so clear we got this amazing image right over the bay. we are expecting some changes, not so much tomorrow morning. mild mid 50s at the coast all the way to the upper 60s. warm inland to start off your day. pretty much can go with short sleeves to head off to work or take your kids off to school. tomorrow afternoon, 104 gilroy, 96 santa clara, 95 sunnyvale. peninsula mid-90s from palo alto to redwood city. downtown san francisco another warm day. 82 degrees. north bay 96, and saf rel, triple digits calistoga, santa
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rosa. nap that pa 97. 94 castro valley. triple digit sizzle inland, 106 in fairfield, livermore 103, san ramon 104 and walnut creek. looking for relief? friday much better and by sunday you'll feel the difference. 60s to 80s. seven-day forecast from triple digit siz to still hot friday but it eases. sharply cooler and breezier for your weekend plans. next week he can a little warmup but nothing like the heat we're currently dealing with. >> thanks. >> tomorrow on "good morning america," an abc news exclusive. cameron boyce's parents open up about their son's sudden death. >> tune in tomorrow to watch the raiders take on the arizona raiders take on the arizona cardinals in it's on. get to the ross shoe event for even more brands at
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