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beyond fast. hurricane dorian now a category 4 with a 130 mile per hour wind. a mom says her 5-year-old son was able to squeeze through the fence and get off-campus unnoticed. a new development coming up in the kate steinle case. in san jose, a major >> there is a danger to your life if you remain in these evacuation zones. >> officials in florida giving a stark warning to the 17 million
residents who may be in the path of hurricane dorian. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama dates. >> abc 7 reporter megan t tevrizian. >> the entire state now under a state of emergency ahead of dorian's arrival. >> could be the most significant storm we've had in a couple of decades here in orlando. >> reporter: the biggest threat could be flooding. florida's 17 million residents awaiting possible evacuation orders. >> and they live in a zone so that if we do issue that order you can move immediately. >> reporter: already telling people living on the barrier island and low lying properties they will have to leave starting 8:00 a.m. sunday. but even areas further inland could see flooding. many cities handing out free
sandbags. the search for fuel has led to long lines. >> just a little bit more patience. >> reporter: by maid day friday more than half of the gas stations in the miami, fort lauderdale area were empty. >> we're also bringing in fuel from out-of-state and i'm working with the federal government to see if there's anything we can do in the short-term to help demand. >> reporter: amtrak suspending select service and tweeting it will suspend operations as of 2:00 a.m. monday. and at nasa's kennedy space center. hundreds of utility crews are on their way to florida now, some as far away as new jersey. megan tevrizian, abc news, daytona beach, florida. >> and now to a live picture from palm beach, not far from
the president's resort mar-a-lago. >> this is one powerful storm being fueled by the warm ocean waters, and it is growing. as you look at a satellite picture of hurricane dorian. the computer models all have it skirting the east coast of florida, and all of them are eyeing this state. so unfortunately it doesn't look like they're going to escape it. 6 to 12 inches for most areas. it is a dangerous category 4. it is going to slow down. it will cross the bahamas as a category 4 sunday evening. and by the time we head into monday it's getting ready to hit with a category 4. the biggest threat with this is going to be rainfall, flooding. storm surge 10 to 15 feet above normal. potentially serious flooding that is, large swells and damaging winds. hoping they get through this safely.
>> so far dorian has not caused any flight cancellations to or from san francisco international, however, you can expect that to change as the hurricane approaches florida. orlando has already announced it will close monday its airport. most airlines are waving change fees for travelers affected by the storm. >> the remaining team members are prepared to go if needed for potential search and rescue missions. and you can keep track of hurricane dorian with the abc 7 news app. download the app and be sure to enable push alerts. new at 11:00 the man who assassinated kennedy is being hospitalized after being stabbed. he was found with stab wounds at the. donovanfacility thnd in isolation. sirhan assassinated robert kennedy in 1968.
he is serving a life sentence. we have new developments tonight in the kate steinle case. >> the gun conviction against the undocumented immigrant who shot and killed her has now been overturned. >> the appeals court released the decision this afternoon ruling that the trial judge made a mistake. >> the mistake was failing to instruct the jury on a specific defense theory which was that he only was in possession of the weapon for a moment. >> reporter: in a statement public defender mat gonzalez said this really wasn't a close call. we thought that he would have been acquitted had the jury been instructed this way so this is very gratifying for us. he was a repeat offende a undocumented immigrant who had been deported five times when the gun he fired shot and killed
kate steinle in 2015. we called the family but they did not want to comment on the ruling. in 2018 president trump took issue with the policy that kept law enforcement from telling i.c.e. that he'd been released from their custody a few weeks before the killing. in a tweet the head of citizenship and imgramigration service said how many more innocents will die before sanctuary cities stop harboring criminals? >> nevertheless i'm sure the steinles are finding this to be yet another difficult day. >> he's in custody awaiting trial on federal gun charges in february. meaning he wouldn't have not served any time on the gun conviction overturned. and even if he's not convicted on the charges he's currently
facing he will be deported. new at 11:00, a deadly accident tonight sent a car through a cinder block wall and into a house. chp says the car drove through a wall, struck a tree and then landed in a hot tub in the backyard. debris went flying everywhere and the driver of that suv died at the scene. one residentwise home but on the other side of the house and was not injured. new details tonight on a major bust. the group is linked to 20 break-ins in more than a dozen cities across the bay area. amanda de castillo with more information on operation kick stand. >> reporter: and police say the crew is responsible for several crimes across the bay area. we're talking about 13 different cities. business owners say they're
hopeful the arrests made through operation kick stand will put the breaks on commercial burglaries. san jose police say while they've seen a drop in residential burglaries they've noticed a spike in commercial theft. people who now face charges of commercial burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy and more. >> hundreds of different burglaries aren't committed by hundreds of different people. they're committed by crews such as this. and taking down one crew like this will really clear a lot of burglary cases up and prevent more from occurring. >> reporter: an investigation that uncovered guns, ammo, stolen driver's licenses, credit cards and other stolen property. in addition to drugs and drug paraphernalia, chief garcia said the crew had been at it since february. >> we'd had reallit thi case. >> reporter: robert mardel shared this footage of a 2018
hit. the crook is seen carrying out the first of two $4,000 bikes. that amount plus the cost of repairs meant more money out of his pocket. >> that's my sally, i'm done, i'm over. >> reporter: thursday's arrest led to relief to businesses across the region as this crew is tied to burglaries across san jose, oakland and nine other cities. >> when we hear news like this we're like thank you, i can't believe this is happening. >> reporter: one of the guns seized is an ar-15 type ghost gun. he said this is exactly why the department established a burglary prevention unit. a mom says her 5-year-old son was able to squeeze through a fence and get past unnoticed. they've become memes and punch lines on late night. >> state lawmakers decide
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>> harper won four emmys during her career in television. in recent years she became one of america's most well-known cancer survivors battling lung cancer since 2009 and brain cancer since 2013. then at age 74 still in the throes of the disease she appeared on dancing with the stars. val valerie harp were was 80 years old. in the east bay a pleaseington mom wants to know how her 5-year-old boy was able to squeeze through a fence. >> this padlock was from this chain and instead of being linked here it was hooked on here. >> reporter: a gap that was big enough for christina's 5-year-old son to fit through and according to her end up on the other side. this all happened on thursday during recess. and christina just found out about it today.
>> i found out about this from another parent, and my concern is if she hadn't told me i wonder if the school had disclosed this to me. >> reporter: according to pleaseington's unified school district the school principal called this morning. >> has anything like this happened before? >> we checked with the school site and we haven't received any concerns. >> reporter: now the proximity of this fence to the street is christina's concern. let's see how long it could have taken her son to get from here t' honestly my worst nightmare. >> now the unified school distri to make changes after the holiday. >> the school has tightened the fence so students aren't able to squeeze through to make it through the fence. we're also following up to see
if there's anything else we can do. >> but the what ifs keep circling in her mind. >> i didn't realize how lucky i was to pick him up from school yesterday. abc 7 news is committed to bidding a better bay area and one of the major issues we have focused on is housing and that includes rent. governor newsom announced late today that a deal was reached with apartmnt owners and developers that would limit rent increases. if approved by lawmakers rents would be capped at 5% 5% inflation for the next decade. and one of the issues that affects all of us is the bay area housing crisis of course and that's why we dedicated an entire week of coverage to that topic. you can find all of those reports online at abc7news.com/better bay area. a bill that would have ended all those long paper receipts was voted down today.
he said the plan would save a lot of paper waste, but restaurants and retail groups strongly oppose the bill claiming it would limit cu customers access to coupons. >> i bought literally two things last week and the receipt was -- we're tracking the weather in florida. >> let's take a look at the time lapse. look at the fog rolling in over downtown san francisco. this was this afternoon, very shallow layer and tonight there isn't a whole lot out there. i want to show you some of the events happening in the bay area. this is your festival forecast. mostly sunny after the morning fog. 77 degrees. sausalito art festival nice and mild. 76 in for the belmont greek festival, going with 80 degrees. morning fog followed by bright
skies. definitely enjoy if you're going to any of those events. just in case you're thinking of the beach, it's going to be a good weekend to be in santa cruz. 78 degrees on saturday, on monday the temperature drops but still going to be comfortable in the upper 70s. a live look right now from the santa cruz camera. we're looking at the rides there at the boardwalk and it's quiet tonight but that'll be changing as we head towards the weekend. patches of fog along the coastline on live doppler 7. and as we take a live look at sutro tower camp raw you'll notice how sparkling san francisco is. we are looking at a cooler pattern by the middle of next week. tomorrow morning fog will be limitedt 8:00 a.m. but be careful out there tomorrow afternoon. most areas will see the sun except near the immediate coastline. low 50s to low 60s to start off your morning and then as we head into the afternoon in the south
bay you'll feel the heat. a nice day on the peninsula. 83 in mountain view,sa teog lingers city. north bay 88, in san rafael and heading into the east bay it's a warmer day. and it is going to get hot inland. 93 degrees walnut creek, 94 livermore, 96 for you antioch. mid-90s inland so hot summer weather sunday, monday. it's going to be a great day for labor day and then we'll notice a drop in temperatures gradually by wednesday. it's going to be down to the 80s, cooler and breezier. 60s coast side, so really pleasant looking weather for this long holiday weekend. and if you're grilling, we're there. invite us. >> let us know. >> we'll bring the chips.
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and giants with the rush and 8-3 victory. stanford and cal kick tomorrow. tonight wisconsin, south florida in tampa. badgers junior jonathan taylor won the dope walker award last year, best running back in the country, maybe thinking heisman this year. started out with a bang. 4 tds, over 2,000 yards rushing last year, 135 tonight. wisconsin rolls 49-0. yes, college football is back. so is after the game chris alvarez will join me tomorrow night. we will follow the oregon, auburn game on abc. and he may be the tallest percussion player in nba history. he's a huge greatful
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