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streets tonight. their message about abortion. and more bear sightings in and more bear sightings in solano and now most admired alum! get up there. this is so embarrassing. there's no way it's me. you know her.... you love her.... ruh roh. what are you doing here? it's anna gomez! who? our first gigillionaire! with at&t fiber, anna's got the fastest internet with hyper-gig speeds. i didn't know you went to this school. we have a lot in common. live like a gigillionaire with at&t fiber. now with speeds up to 5-gigs. limited availability.
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>> this is abc7news. >> east bay roads are now back to normal after highway 24 was shut down for several hours during the commute. a man was on the freeway. police say he was suffering from a mental health crisis. tim johns has more on how the situation unfolded and its impact on commuters. >> it was an afternoon of chaos for several hours on wednesday. around one: 45, contra man stann the center divide. upon making contact, police say the man appeared to be suffering from a mental health crisis.
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a negotiating team was called to the scene and officials shut down the freeway, causing major delays. amanda was one of the drivers caught in the slowdown. >> i sat at a complete stop on the freeway. it was bumper-to-bumper. i put on google maps to see my eta shifting. tim: she says she had no idea what was causing the massive backup. >> i figured there was a massive accident or something. tim: it was a similar story for chase too. he says he was trying to drive from berkeley to pleasant hill, a drive that normally takes him -- >> around that time, maybe 35, 40 minutes max. tim: but today, he says, closer to an hour and 45 minutes. >> people were looking at each other, shrugging. tim: walnut creek police say the man turned himself over peacefully cat is now receiving medical care.
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but some drivers are telling abc news the days events are still being felt. joaquin says he was hours late to pick up his kids. while others say they planned ahead and were not impacted as much. >> i planned ahead. i am very conservative because you never know what could happen. it was ok. tim: tim johns, abc7news. ama: we used the abc7news app to send out a push alert about the freeway shut down. download now. you can customize the app to the places and topics you are interested in. a highway patrol officer is recovering from injuries suffered in a scuffle on the bay bridge. the chp says the officer tried to stop a man walking on the catwalk between san francisco and treasure island. officers say demand about follow the officer's verbal
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demands, which led to an altercation. onlookers helped the officer detain the man. in the south bay, a man with a knife forced an elementary school to go under lockdown today. it happened outside empire gardens elementary school in san jose around 11:00 this morning. neighbors were also told to stay inside. no students were in danger. parents were called to pick up their children after police detained the man. one mother says -- one child says she was scared. her teacher gave instructions. >> she told us to stay at our seats and be quiet. >> i started praying to god. you see the stories from columbine. you don't know what to expect. it is easy to panic, to get frazzled. ama: police took the man into custody nearly three hours after getting to the scene. he will receive a mental health assessment and could face charges. now to the developing news, the
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future of roe v. wade is in question after an unprecedented week of a supreme court draft opinion. the issue of abortion rights is now top of mind for many ahead of the midterm elections. alex presha has more from washington. reporter: an investigation set to get underway over the late draft opinion to overturn roe v. wade, sending shock waves the country. john robertson calling on the supreme court's marshall to investigate the leak. the draft opinion was authored by justice samuel alito, who wrote roe v. wade must be overruled and that the 1973 ruling was egregiously wrong from the start. the chief justice confirmed the authenticity of the leaked document first published by politico, but insisted it was just a first draft and not a final opinion of the justices. president biden is describing the opinion as a radical decision, warning if the draft becomes law, it could impact other freedoms. pres. biden: what happens when
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you have a state changing the law to say that children who are lgbtq cannot be in classrooms with other children? is that legit under the way the decision is written? reporter: 26 gop control states have or are poised to pass antiabortion legislation. in oklahoma, abortion is now banned as early as six weeks interpregnancy. the bill signed by the governor overnight, effective immediately. ohio could also restrict abortions. >> if abortion was outlawed in this state, what would you think? >> i would say they are denying us our rights. >> i think it is a long time coming. i think there should be a ban. reporter: many completely under wear their state was considering banning abortions. >> i am upset. i had no idea. reporter: in states like ohio, immigration and inflation were core voting issues, but now with the general election in
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november, abortion has entered the conversation. many telling us it is there cash their most important voting issue. -- many telling us it is their most important voting issue. ama: people who support abortion rights held a rally tonight. there willst nationwide beginning on sunday. these groups say the end of roe v. wade would be one of the most significant reversals of a fundamental human and civil right in our country's history. santa clara county officials are preparing for the potential influx of people coming from out of state for abortion services they cannot get back home. the effort comes as california six to be an abortion sanctuary. amanda del castillo explains how the plans are becoming are the -- becoming all the more urgent. amanda: california's push to be a sanctuary for out-of-state patients seeking abortion only strengthening after monday's leaked supreme court draft opinion first published by
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politico. >> kicked california, along with other states, needs to be a safe payment for women, i am glad -- a safe haven for women, i am glad to do that. amanda: the board voted to direct $3 million of funding to the largest planned parenthood affiliate in the country. money would go to equipment, additional staffing, and more. improvements to better serve residents and women traveling here to terminate their pregnancies and legally protect the doctors who treat them. the proposal was written prior to the roe v. wade leak. one author says there has already been an influx of people coming from out of state. >> timing could not be more important. they already had 80 people prior to roe v. wade. the overturn of that demonstrates what a huge problem this is for women across the country. amanda: cap roe v. wade is
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overturned, they expect up to 500 more people a week. on wednesday, gavin newsom visited a planned parenthood in los angeles. gov. newsom: this is comical. this is about controlling women. we know that. amanda: back in the bay area and outside this planned parenthood location in san jose -- >> it is borderline criminal that our taxpayer money is going towards funding the dismembering of children in the womb. amanda: if roe v. wade is overturned, it could result in 26 states immediately banning or severely limiting abortions. california would then be the closest no-ban state within driving distance for as 1.4 million women. >> if i were a woman in a southern state and i knew i did not want to have a baby, i would leave. >> but some people don't have the means to do that. if they get pregnant, they are stuck there and that is their life now. ama: turning to today's
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coronavirus headlines, for the first time in months, but the daily hospital admission levels and new covid related deaths in the u.s. are projected to increase over the next four weeks, according to forecast models used by the cdc. anthony j blinken has tested positive for covid-19. he is reportedly experiencing mild symptoms. the white house press secretary says blinken is not considered a close contact of the president. in the bay area, another high school is seeing an increase in cases. at least 60 los gatos high school students have tested positive in the last two weeks. today at 4:00 p.m., we asked our special correspondent for his take on what is next for the bay area considering the projections anecdotes about outbreaks. >> i think it is possible to expect a slight increase in hospitalizations. we have crossed the 5% test positivity rate. what we have to be realistic.
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it should not be close to previous surges because of the increased national immunity, but also all the vaccines. ama: ask your covid questions, get the latest covid information, and a map of testing sites on more bayer sightings in brockville. -- vacaville. the world's biggest social media platform now has a storefront. tonight we can show you what you can buy at metta. and may the fourth be with you. the star wars day celebrations in the bay area today. sandhya: summerlike warmth about to fade. i will show you the changes coming up. ama: first, a look at what is coming up on jimmy kimmel live right after abc 7 news at 11:00, with guest host mike birgb iglia. >> watch if you want me to know let -- if you want to know where i am hiding jimmy. we don't have to make
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the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves. everyone's a multitasker these days. and with supersonic wifi from xfinity, your internet can multitask too. it's got gig speeds to the most homes... advanced security that blocks billions of cyber threats. and enough power for a house full of devices. plus when you get xfinity internet and mobile together, you can save hundreds off your wireless bill compared to t-mobile. it's for you. get xfinity gigabit internet for $49.99 a month for 12 months when you add xfinity mobile. switch today. big tobacco's cigarette butts filter practically nothing and are made of microplastic fibers that are toxic and cunning. they may seep into water and food, and air, too. and the smaller microplastics get, the more damage they do.
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could they end up in you, your bodies, their prey? new studies indicate possible links to mutations in dna. an evil lie with a future's worth of harm. to the world, now you know. so sound the alarm. ama: bail was set at $30,000 for the man accused of attacking dave chappelle on stage. tmz video shows the incident last night at the hollywood bowl. a 23-year-old rushed the stage, trying to tackle chapelle in the middle of his set. he was carrying a knife that looked like a gun. the suspect is an aspiring rapper. >> k these guys are clout chasers, just looking for attention. he decides, you know what, i am going to plan this out and i am going to be famous this week.
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ama: chapelle was not hurt and continued with the show. the suspect is being held on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. there is more concern in solano county after at least three additional bear sightings in vacaville today. a neighborhood was closed for part of the day as a bear was up a tree. j.r. stone spoke with neighbors and a bear expert. j.r.: that video and this one is all new, recorded wednesday morning in vacaville, just a half-mile from where there were road closures due to monday's bear siding. >> this is a time of year when the cubs from last year, called yearlings, are going to be dispersing from their mother. you have families just like this in bear country. j.r.: while bears in vacaville may sound crazy, the california department of fish and wildlife confirmed that bears have been known to frequent some hillsides
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in northern solano county. a ring camera recorded this bear in vacaville on wednesday too, four miles away in the browns valley neighborhood. the nonprofit group bear league has seen an additional video showing a larger bear and believes there may be several from the hills and outside of town now in vacaville. >> to have the bigger bear in the same area would almost tell me that we have two cubs and a mother. j.r.: she says that they are in this shot was likely attracted to the garbage cans, and that trash needs to be secured. you need to be territorial if a bear comes on your property. these are black bears, even though many are brown, and no black bear has ever killed a human in california, nevada, or oregon. >> make sure they do not feel welcome. yell at them, "get out of here." you can take a golf ball sized
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rock and throw it at their romp, not at their head. the bear league has been getting calls ever since late last summer when the fires were burning that people were seeing bears in areas they had never seen them before. j.r.: j.r. stone, abc 7 news. ama: oakland's animal services team needs to find homes for some of the large dogs currently in the city animal shelter. more than 100 dogs, including brutus, baron, and mitch, the three you see here, are available for adoption. starting tomorrow through the weekend, and animal services is extending their adoption hours from noon to 7:00 p.m. on friday and saturday and sunday from noon to 3:00 p.m. the cost of all options will be reduced to $20. the first meta retail store is set to open in burlingame next week. got a peek inside. the store will offer several virtual-reality demos.
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david libby got to test out a few of the high tech toys, including ray-ban stories, eyeglasses that take music and -- play music and take photos which you can download to your phone. >> is going to input it directly to the phone right here. give it a second. there you go. ama: you can also try out vr in front of the store's wall-to-wall led screen. the store allows customers to explore all the available hardware, accessories, and content. it opens monday. abc 7 news is helping celebrate asian-pacific heritage month. quite an opening to tonight's asian-pacific heritage awards in san francisco. each year the committee honors civil organizations and people who have hit significant milestones in serving the
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community. tonight's event included performances by several community groups, and abc 7 anchor deon lynn served as mc. the weather is definitely warmer, still windy too. sandhya: the warmth is going to galloway and the winds are going to pick up. be prepared for cooler weather. this is the latest outlook for wildfire, grassland fire risk for the upcoming late spring-summer, and it is showing higher to extreme wildfire grassland risk coming up out west and across the southern plains. it is much lower back east because they have had rain consistently. when you take a look at when significant fire threat begins in california, it is generally in our drier summer months, july and august, so we are expecting above normal wildfire season this year, which is disturbing, but not surprising, given how
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bad our droughts have been over the last few years and climate change. speaking of change, it was warm today. up her 80's inland, 70's around the bay and places like oakland. 64 in san francisco, 80 in santa rosa. half moon bay, 59 degrees. on that topic, tower cameras are pretty much showing you one thing, the fog. we are also seeing higher clouds on live doppler 7 as the system is beginning to approach. visibility down to just two miles in half moon bay. watch out if you are commuting tomorrow morning, because the fog will be thick in spots. this system is going into the pacific northwest. we see clouds ahead of it, a deepening marine labor, and cap -- deepening marine layer, and kicking up surf. until 8:00 p.m. tomorrow evening, there is a higher risk of recurrence. 40's to 60's on temperatures.
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a live view at stockton. exploratory cameron san francisco. much cooler near the bay in the afternoon. a possibility of drizzle friday and windier conditions for the weekend. for seco dimaio, 40's and 50's to start off. cloudy skies, breezy conditions, and certainly cooler for the afternoon. temperatures dropping off in the hours. fog and clouds will be replaced by a few sprinkles around mendocino county tomorrow afternoon, and we could see sprinkles across our coastline, so keep that in mind. morning temperatures will be in the 40's and 50's. 70's inland. breezy near the coast line. it is a much cooler day bay and inland. possible sprinkles for friday, and over the weekend, winds increase. mother's day is going to be windy and cool. a slight chance for a few showers early next week, but it
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is not looking very promising. the gusty winds looking much more likely.
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chesa boudin is failing to do his job. there's a better way to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now. ♪♪ ♪ let's go out of town for the summer ♪ ♪ i wanna go across the trees ♪ ♪ just take my hand ♪ ♪ we will have fun till the sun goes down ♪ ♪ and we'll start over again ♪ ♪♪ >> the force is strong in danville. ama: today is known as star wars day for fans of the beloved
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franchise. today's celebration is extra special in danville after the pandemic changed things the past two years. seven years ago, the town started hosting annual star wars-themed events for the whole family, like jedi training. the capture hunt takes guests into shops downtown, looking for hidden characters. >> kids and families have not had something like this to look forward to, so to be able to give them this opportunity to come out, be with each other again, celebrate may the fourth be with you, and have fun, we are just bringing fun back to the community. ama: the bay area has deep roots in the star wars galaxy, with lucasfilm in san francisco and rancho obi-wan in petaluma. we have information about gary payton the second. larry is here with sports. larry: there is a chance gpii may
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300 million years ago, there was no africa, asia, americas or europe. just one, big supercontinent: pangea. and today there is still a force connecting those divided by distance, reversing millions of years of rifting.
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making far feel close. bringing there to here. fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california. and now most admired alum! get up there. this is so embarrassing. there's no way it's me. you know her.... you love her.... ruh roh. what are you doing here? it's anna gomez! who? our first gigillionaire! with at&t fiber, anna's got the fastest internet
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larry: there is a slim chance gary payton ii might be able to return at some point in the playoffs for the warriors after his injury last night. dylan brooks was clobbering payton. an mri shows a broken bone in ligament damage, but if the bone break is not bad, there is a chance payton could return in three to five weeks. the nba add to hand out a special for brooks for play which was flat out dirty. we have game three, warriors-grizzlies, saturday night with a tip-off cat 5: 30 on abc 7. bring euro danville. look at luka doncic putting kim
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johnson in the blender. going this way, going that way, no, i'm going to the basket. luka finished with 35. chris paul says i've got a few spin moves of my own. down the lane, he had 28. devon book led the way with 30 for the suns. you see him hold the pose for affect. sons win and take a 2-0 series lead. baseball now, the giants offense has gotten stone cold at dodger stadium. may the fourth be with you. r2-d2, stay away from the stormtroopers. brandon crawford in the second, solo bomb to write. giants take a 1-0 lead, but the dodgers empire would strike back. mookie betts deep to write. yes, back from covid. 3-1 l.a. gavin lux here with a dribbler
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to first. everybody that should be covering is in a galaxy far, far away. who are we throwing that to? dodgers 9-1. pitchers duell, corey kluber strikes out stephen piscotty, then gets chad pinder's wending. frankie montas was matching 0-0. pinder robs brandon lowe. no runs until the eighth. memo margo with a flare off jackson. the rays sweep the series 3-0.
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>> lou: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live" with guest host, mike birbiglia! tonight -- ewan mcgregor -- ben schwartz -- and music from the head & the heart. with cleto & the cletones. and now, mike birbiglia! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> mike: how are you? hey, how are you? thank you. my gosh, wow. do you believe this? can you believe? cau believth'rletting me host this thing again? let's see how we do. i am your guest host, mike birbiglia. i'm filling in for jimmy, who we love, who is out with covid.


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