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♪ electrify the world. now with a class-leading 107 miles on a charge, the nissan leaf is the best selling electric car in america. ♪ live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> there was a lot of fear. >> a young man wants justice. >> what happened in this house that has him suing his open parents. good evening and thank you for joining us. >> an exclusive iteam investigation a few weeks ago
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uncovered a los gatos couple facing charges for sexually abusing their adopted son. >> tonight, the victim is speaking publicly for the first time. here's the story from san josement. >> reporter: in 2000, a little boy from russia named denis was given what he said he thought was a second chance. >> i lost everything. especially being an orphan. and this was my way of living again. >> reporter: abc 7 news profiled the story of russian orphans and the couple who soon became denis' parents. now they are facing 44 federal charges, including unlawful skou sexual intercourse. >> they are still living in denial. >> reporter: according to court records, he says that ralph began abusing him when he was 9. >> there was a lot of fear
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because i had just gained something that -- what i believed was a gift. >> reporter: he says carolyn joined in when he was 15. after 10 years, denis says he attempted to report the abuse. he says he called 911. denis says because he was older than 18, his report was brushed aside. >> just bury it and go on with my life. >> reporter: a psychologist who was a mandated reporter also called the sheriff's office. in january, sheriff maurice smith told the abc 7 news iteam we will examine how this initial report was handled. ralph and carolyn's attorneys declined to comment due to court orders. both said they may not be representing their clients in the civil litigation. >> now is the time to make it right. >> reporter: at 23 years old, denis says he's finding his voice. >> as i told my truth, i realized i've got more strength and integrity. >> reporter: he says he's
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sharing his story now to be a voice for other sexual abuse survivors. carolyn flynn bonded out. ralph flynn is still in jail. i reached on tout the sheriff's office about how the initial complaint was handled several years before the flynns were arrested. a spokesperson for the sheriff's office said, we looked into how the 2012 case was handled, and we have addressed that internally. in san jose, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. mountainview's police chief is finding himself on the wrong side of the law, named in a sexual harassment lawsuit. a female dispatcher claims that he encouraged lewd jokes and simulated sex acts. he was promoted to chief in 2014. he has no comment tonight. the city manager wrote an open letter saying a recent investigation, quote, learned of past behavior by some police department employees that was inconsistent with the standards
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we expect. three people face charges tonight in connection with a human trafficking case involving a los angeles woman. investigators say she was taken to oakland and advertised online for sex. >> reporter: these three sentence are behind bars today accused of running a sex trafficking operation stretching from orange and l.a. county up to the bay area. detectives say their victim, a young woman, was recruited by her friend, monique butler. >> monique butler convinced her that they would be celebratie monique's birthday. she was picked up and joined by suspect chad miller and suspect rico clayton, who are pictured here as well. she is 20 years old. worked in a mall. went to school. like so many young people, enjoyed making new friends. >> reporter: today, sheriff jim mcdonald detailed the investigation tracking the victim from a location in paramount to oakland where she
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was given a nickname and posted on a website for sexual exploitation. after four days, the victim's frantic phone call to her mom. >> she said that she was being held against her will, was scared, and needed help. >> reporter: just hours later, the victim no longer in the bay area, was found in a motel room uninjured. >> upon being discovered, the victim came in tears and was very, very thankful that her rescuers had finally found her. >> reporter: the investigation leading to miller and clayton, sheriff jim mcdonald says the suspects arrested are only a small fraction of those involved in human trafficking in l.a. county. since last november, a special task force has conducted five operations netting 15 arrests and 60 victims rescued, ages ranging from 14 to 17 years old. >> these are predators,
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pedophiles, and somebody who's out there looking to do potentially any one of our kids harm. >> reporter: reporting from downtown los angeles, abc 7 news. tonight, bart is hoping newly surveillance video will help them find a gunman wanted for a deadly shooting on a bart train. bart is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of this man. officials hope the video helps someone recognize him based on how he walks. >> video always shows a little bit more than a still photo. you can see the way he walks, the way he carries himself. you can see a little bit better what he's wearing exactly. >> two months ago today, 19-year-old carlos romero died after being shot a number of times on a bart train at the west oakland station. today, a magnitude 2.3 earthquake struck eight miles east of livermore. there are no reports of any damage.
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now to the weather. rain is just hours away. let's go to our meteorologist with live doppler 7 hd. >> two storms in the next 48 hours means potential for flooding problems. let's check out the live doppler. we're tracking clouds at this moment here in the pay area, but the rain is not far away. we are also tracking the next storm, which is just off the coastline dumping heavy rain along the northern california coast. we're tracking it for you. all winter we've been doing it. five is severe. one is light. thursday's system is a two, a moderate strength storm, an inch to 2 1/2 inches of snow. for the north bay, flash flooding is possible. when you add rain on top of the already saturated ground, you can see why friday's system is a strong three on the impact scale. wind gusts up to 30 to 40 miles per hour. mudslides and flash flooding is possible.
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it covers the north bay, east bay. 4:00 a.m. thursday to sunday 5:00 p.m. you may see flash flooding there. urban and small stream flooding not out of the question, which is why a flash flood watch is up for the delta. i'll be back with you hour-by-hour timeline of when to expect the rain coming up. >> thank you so much. water is flowing out of lake sonoma right now. the russian river is expected to near flood stage. wayne friedman has the story with a closer look at the crittal timing of this water release. >> reporter: let's begin beneath lake sonoma this morning. you're looking at 1,400 cubic feet of water per second flowing through the warm springs dam. this is what happens when the lake fills past requirements for drinking water and the army corps of enginee begins making room for flood control. it was all timed and calculated to not impact communities downstream.
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>> when there is a threat of flooding downstream, we're basically shut -- we pretty much shut this down. >> reporter: if the storms dump rain as predicted, high water at flood stage should reach gurnville by friday night or saturday morning. at 42 morning, there are eight more feet of wiggle room between flood stage and flood problems here. if you automatically assume that the residents of gurnville are worried, let's check in with the staff at this pizza place right along the river. what if it gets to the top of the bridge? >> the top of the bridge? that would have to be quite epic rain. >> that would have to be like a week of rain. >> yeah. >> so you're not worried? >> no, uh-uh. no. we're still delivering. >> reporter: in these parts, that attitude comes with the turf. from gurnville, wayne friedman, abc 7 news. >> keep in mind you can use the free abc 7 news app to track weather powder by el nino and
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receive push alerts for breaking weather whenever it happens. after a train goes off the trac tracks, then what? up next, trying to get back to normal as new pictures are released from inside the ace train that bumped into a cold creek. and explosion in seattle levels buildings and injuries firefighters. just ahead, a look at the video that shows its immense power. and later, puppy power. how an animal shelter in the east bay helped cheer up
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a train service resumed this morning after one of its trains derailed because of a mudslide. we captured video of damaged train this evening moving from the crash scene. nine people were hurt. all are expected to recover. as abc 7 news reporter laura anthony explains, ace and union pacific are looking at ways to prevent another accident. >> reporter: it looks like business as usual onboard the ace commuter train this morning, but certainly there was an awareness of what happened on
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this same line just two days ago. >> a little nervous. scary. just, you know, i am just trying to imagine how those people felt. because it's dark out there. >> pretty overwhelming. it must have been scary. it's quite a drop. you wouldn't think it was that far down but we saw it on the news. >> reporter: in the meantime, this photo shows what it looked like inside the ace car that lay on its side after plunging into alameda creek. with its trains back in session, ace is cooperating with federal and state investigators, and they're looking at ways to try to head off a similar incident in the future. for instance, installing front facing cameras and perhaps mudslide sensors. >> i think it's a terrific idea. great technology. we just need to learn more about it. it's something that our agency is not aware of. >> reporter: from sky 7 hd, we can see that union pacific has put some sheeting over the
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accident site. >> safety first. if there are conditions out there that orders slow orders, there will be slow orders until it's safe. >> reporter: ace reports ridership on its morning commute lines was down this morning by about 20%. in pleasanton, laura anthony, abc 7 news. we have new details now on a story abc 7 news first brought to you on monday. residents in millbrae are experiencing new sewage problems. jason chen returned to his home this morning and found raw sewage seeping into his garage, kitchen, and bathroom. he called in crews to clean up the mess for the second time this week. >> it's been a nightmare after nightmare. i thought i was having deja vu. like, god, it's happening again. >> reporter: problems began saturday when officials say a contractor apparently left a cap
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off a line connected to the sewer main and rain was also a problem. residents say they have no idea when they'll be allowed to go home. a gas explosion sent nine firefighters to the hospital in seattle. take a look at the damage. this is the scene from the air. a massive debris field. several businesses completely leveled. neighbors described what felt like an earthquake. abc news reporter neal karlinsky is there. >> reporter: the blast was so powerful, a nearby business's surveillance camera captured the shock wave. firefighters were here checking on reports of a gas leak were down. >> i need a full response. i have firefighters messing. >> reporter: nine firefighters were caught in the blast at this local market. >> two buildings heavily damaged. >> reporter: the buildings decimated by the powerful explosion, and surrounding businesses heavily damaged. >> at that moment, i was thrown on the ground. there was broken glass.
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>> reporter: again and again, we've seen the result of a gas leak followed by a powerful explosion like this house in new jersey. and firefighters often the first ones on scene even before gas lines can be safely secured risking their lives. >> the firefighters had all of their personal protective equipment on. otherwise, the injuries would have been more significant. >> reporter: the blast zone is massive. you can still see parts of the building scattered up in the trees there. and tonight, those nine firefighters are out of the hospital with only minor injuries. abc news, seattle. >> that's terrifying. >> it is. time to check on our weather. >> we've got some real weather coming in >> this is not something you want to take lightly. a two tomorrow and a three on friday on our storm impact scale. so moderate and strong storms one after another. we'll talk about why this could be problematic. right now, we're seeing all the cloud cover and some fog. the rain is still off to the north.
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24 hour rainfall totals, anywhere between a third of an inch to 3/100. not a stronger storm today, but stronger storms are coming. this is a live look across the bay. it is dry right now, but not for long. stormy pattern the next two days. heavy rain in the north bay and weaker systems follow this weekend. the one tomorrow, moderate strength. 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches of rain, particularly in the north bay. could raise the flash flooding possibility. friday is a three. a strong storm. you add heavy rain on top of the already saturated ground, and you get a little wind going, trees could topple. you could see more flash flooding and mudslides. here is what you need to know, the hour-by-hour timeline to keep you prepared. 4:00 a.m. tomorrow, pockets of moderate to heavy rain around cloverdale. by 5:00 a.m., santa rosa getting the heavier rain moving through.
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6:00 a.m., it's not moving much. it stays here in the north bay. the rest of you are just seeing cloud cover at 8:00 a.m. it's stalled right over the north bay, which is why the focus of the rain will be there. at noon, it starts to shift into the east bay, san francisco. if you have errands to run, that's your window, unless you're in the north bay, obviously. 3:00 p.m., looking at still light to moderate rain moving across the bay area. 5:00 for the evening commute. 8:00 p.m., still looking at that moisture stream feeding into the north bay, what we call the pineapple connection. that's why we're expecting the heavy rain. 4:00 a.m. friday, not only wet but windy for the morning commute. continues at 5:00 a.m., and there will be pockets of heavier rain in the latter part of the morning. by 1:00 p.m., it's scattered showers across the bay area, but the showers will continue right on through the afternoon. rainfall totals spanning the next two days, not much in the south bay. we're talking about the storm
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impact in the north bay, where they could see up to four inches of rain. most of the central bay looking at some of the impact as well with a couple of inches of rain expected over the next few days. the russian river at gurnville, flood stage is 32 feet. this one will get close. by saturday evening, 31 1/2 feet. we'll keep an eye on that for you. and first thing tomorrow morning, temperatures in the 50s. north bay, you'll need the rain gear. the rest of you, not until later but you'll want to put your rain coat by the door. tomorrow afternoon, looking at rain and dry in the south bay until later in the day. temperatures mid 50s to the upper 60s. seven-day day is a two. friday is a three. saturday into sunday is a one, and sunday night into monday is a one. those are weaker systems for the weekend. by then, obviously, we'll be able to breathe a little bit as we get that short break saturday, which is going to be crucial. sunday morning, 2:00 a.m. becomes 3:00 a.m. don't forget daylight saving
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time begins then. still to come, what do you do if you graduate law school and can't get a job? one woman decided to sue. her case is ahead. >> this is really fun. it's a really cool experience. >> a zoo keeper is taking on a maternal role at her wo
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frustrated with your overactive bladder medicine not working? can't handle the side effects? botox® treats symptoms of leaking, going too often, and the strong sudden need to go. ask your urologist if botox® can help calm your bladder and reduce your daily leakage episodes. the effects of botox® may spread hours to weeks after injection, causing serious symptoms. alert your doctor right away as difficulty swallowing, speaking, breathing, eye problems, loss of bladder control or muscle weakness can be a sign of a life-threatening condition. don't take botox® if you can't empty your bladder on your own or have a urinary tract infection, or uti. side effects may include allergic reactions, injection site pain, fatigue, uti, painful urination and difficulty emptying your bladder. tell your doctor your medical history.
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muscle or nerve conditions, medications including botulinum toxins, antiplatelets and blood thinners, may increase the risk of serious side effects. ask a urology specialist if botox can help calm your bladder. visit and learn how botox can be a low cost option. what will you do?ctric nissan leaf... ♪ how far will you go? ♪ how much will you see? ♪ electrify the world. now with a class-leading 107 miles on a charge, the nissan leaf is the best selling electric car in america. ♪
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a law school grad yatd in san diego is suing her school because she claims she can't find a job. she is suing thomas jefferson law school for $125,000 because she says she was misled. that the school advertised inflated employment numbers for their graduates. she graduated near the top of her class in 2008, but says
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since then, she's been unable to get a fulltime job as an attorney. the school's attorneys says the suit has no merit and has turned down offers to work as an attorney. a zoo keeper has taken on a special responsibility. she now can put mom on her resume. she has become an around the clock mother to an orphaned baby kangaroo. she carries him in a blanket. barkley won't be able to leave the pouch for another six months. >> at 3:00 in the morning, i got a call to come down and grab the baby. that's when i became a mom. i work all the time, but i still have a baby to take care of. >> she adds that while the zoo hopes the baby survives the experience, it's also a learning experience for the staff. and take a look at this awe inspiring moment.
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they posted this video on facebook. it shows a frightened female dog spring back to life after being reunited with her puppies. that tail just wagging away. cora was turned in to the shelter last weekend. the puppies are too young to be taken away from their mother. and very happy to get them back. >> very sweet. it is rematch time. >> it's a very important point in this debate. just ahead, the big issues and accusations in tonight's democratic debate. it's been more than five years since a deadly gas explosion rocked san bruno. and an armed robbery in progress. wait until you see what
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live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. we begin this half hour with the democratic debate that just wrapped up about an hour ago. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders meet on stage tonight hoping to gain momentum after yesterday's big contest. >> here is the latest from washington. >> reporter: just three days after their last debate and les than 24 hours after that stunning upset in michigan -- >> what some people considered one of the major political upsets in modern american history. >> it was a very close race. we've had some of those. i've won some, i've lost some. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off again, this time in miami, less than a week before voters there head to the polls. >> i would not support children. i do not want to deport family members either. >> i will not deport children. >> reporter: but sanders still
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trails clinton in delegates, her lead so commanding that in all five states voting on monday, she could lose all five and still be leading by double digits. the candidates often clashed, favoring substance over insults, but both taking shots at the republican front-runner. >> is donald trump a racist? >> his rhetoric, his demagoguery, his trafficking in prejudice and paranoia, has no place in our political system. >> we do not as donald trump and others have done, resort to racism and bigotry. >> reporter: still, things did get a little heated, clinton answering questions about her email sevener. >> i'm not worried about it, and no american should be either. >> if you get indicted, are you going to drop out? >> that's not going to happen. >> i'm going to focus on the issues facing the working
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families of this country. on the republican side, a new poll tonight has senator marco rubio struggling to keep up with donald trump in his home state of florida. fox news poll has trump beating rubio by 17%. in ohio, better news tonight for governor john kasich. fox news highway poll had kasich surging ahead of trump for the first time since august, he is up by five percentage points, 34% to 29%. the florida and ohio primaries are both tuesday. among the earlier primaries, the winner in both states will claim all the delegates. three days of formal mourning and solemn ceremonies for nancy reagan began today. she passed away sunday of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. lauren lister has this report.
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>> reporter: bringing nancy reagan to her final resting place. but before she's buried, days of mourning beginning at this l.a. funeral home where family arrived for a short service. the casket, carried out by members of mrs. reagan's secret service. a motorcade transporting the casket to the reagan library in simi valley, and a show of respect along the way. and a dignified entrance to mark her arrival. >> i will give you rest. >> reporter: nancy and ronald reagan spent more than five decades by each others' side. >> trying to find a picture of the two of them together not holding hands is almost impossible. >> reporter: after more than one decade spent apart following former president reagan's death, they will soon be reunited again. >> when her casket is lowered into the ground, she'll be as close to him as though they could hold hands. >> reporter: she'll be buried just inches from president reagan in this hillside tomb, plans long in the making. among the 1,000 invited guests
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who will now attend her private service on friday, former president george w. bush and laura bush, hillary clinton, and first lady michelle obama. >> mrs. reagan was a woman of incredible strength and grace. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan got a few private moments with her casket. now the public will get a chance today and tomorrow, the library expecting tens of thousands of people. it could be the beginning of the end for the cpuc. the public utilities commission began in the 1800s to regulate the price of railway tickets. since then its reach has expanded some say too far. >> if you were trying to constitute an entity to regulate california utilities, you would not constitute the cpuc. it has oversight of gas, hot air balloons, ride sharing companies, electric utilities, cable, telephone, water. you wouldn't do that in 2016.
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>> concern has grown that they can't protect californians from disasters. a ballot to break up and disperse the responsibilities is working its way through the legislature right now. today the supreme court ruled that governor jerry brown can keep working on a plan to release prison inmates even while it's being challenged in court. last month, those efforts were halted after a lawsuit alleged the governor's proposal had been changed after it was approved. both sides will present their arguments in court by the end of the month. we have some video that may get your heart racing. this is an armed robbery in progress. >> give me all your money, man. give me everything you've got now! >> all right, all right. >> i need it now. we can make it the easy way or
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the hard way. >> i'll give you everything i've got. >> a dash cam captured this robbery of a cab. the man threatening to kill him. and behind the cab, you can see the flashing lights. and listen to the relief the moment the driver realizes he's going to be okay. >> there's a cop here. there's a cop here. >> the sheriff's deputy approached the cab after it remained stopped at a green light. the deputy ordered the gunman out of the taxi and arrested him. the driver simply shouted, i can't believe it! >> we're getting our first look at a crash involving one of google's self-driving suvs. the transit authority released the video today showing the moment this white suv hit the side of a vta bus on mountainview. this happened on valentine's day. cameras recorded the crash. you can see damage to both the google car and the bus. google has accepted partial responsibility for the mishap.
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human error is believed to have caused several thousands of employees at c gate technologies to have personal information exposed. someone posing as the ceo asked for and received personal information including social security numbers. the company notified federal investigators and are offering workers two years of free credit monitoring. a special honor today for 10 california men. california men. >> still ahead, why officials
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two tonal careers top the new list of america's
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highest paid jobs. the survey puts physicians and lawyer as the number one and two top jobs in the country. >> there was research manager and pharmacy manager. the report is entirely based on people with these jobs who have shared their salaries on glass door over the past year. but certainly very interesting. the french government is thanking 10 american world war ii veterans by awarding them france's highest civilian honor. leo stalworth from our sister station in los angeles attended the private ceremony today in pacific palisades. >> reporter: the french legion of honor medal penned on these local world war ii veterans. more than 70 years after these veterans and their brethren joined allied forces to help liberate parts of europe, including france, from nazi german occupation, the french government is honoring them with the country's highest civilian honor. >> i am humbled by it. i think it's the greatest honor that i've ever received.
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>> i think it signifies both the honor for this country that gave me refuge as a jewish refugee from nazi germany during world war ii, my american infantry unit was attached to the first french army. >> reporter: it's a proud day for this veteran, despite how japanese americans were forced into internment camps in world war ii. most of his unit came from those camps. >> 2/3 of the outfit were volunteers from those camps. we are loyal to the united states. >> reporter: while we americans eternalally pay homage to these veterans, now the french join us in saying job well done and thank you for our freedom. >> for the french government, even nowadays when we say that democracy and human rights are a constant and that we shouldn't forget those who did it 70 years ago, and it's still a fight
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today. and it's still something we have to fight for. >> reporter: abc 7 news. the national parks service is celebrating its centennial with a set of commemorative coins. abc 7 news was in san francisco as a bay area park ranger struck the first coin. the mint will produce 750,000 of these half dollars. on one side they show a hiker overlooking a mountain range and a child looking at a frog. the other side has the national parks service logo. >> we wanted to try to capture a broad perspective. we have national parks like yellowstone but also historic sites like rosy the riveter that tell the history of our country. >> the silver dollar has yellowstone and a folk loweric dancer. the coins go on sale september 24. lydia ko stopped by the
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warriors practice facility to meet reigning mvp steph curry and the rest of the world champions. ko tweeted this picture calling curry the real deal. >> he just almost seemed like too good to be real. everybody knows he is a talented basker. but he also seems like a great person. >> i watch golf like religiously. so watching her and kind of seeing her in person and having met her, now i'll follow her career even closer >> the highlight had to be the full court putting contest between ko, kerry, and iguodala. the guys held their own but maybe they should stick with what they're really good at. >> they are known for skills and thrills on the court, but could the harlem globe trotters pull this off? >> we'll have a look next on abc 7 news at 9:00.
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state lawmakers want to add a two-cent tax on each ounce sugary beverages. some say it's a tax will unfairly target one product. if passed, the bill would raise an estimated $3 billion a year, to help fund programs to prevent obesity, diabetes, and dental disease. the city of berkeley approved a tax in 2014. a similar measure in san francisco failed that year. let's check on the weather. rain is coming. >> a couple of fairly strong storms. >> before we get to the storms, i want to show you a beautiful sunset tonight. i hope you got a chance to enjoy
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this. it is not going to look like this the next couple of days. tomorrow, a moderate storm coming. is that incredible or what? tomorrow is a moderate storm. it's a two. friday is a three. that's a strong storm. and the rain is just off the mendocino county coastline. it will eventually get here. seeing the heaviest rain with the first storm. pineapple connection. that means the intensity of rain is going up, particularly in the north bay. tomorrow afternoon between 12:00 and 2:00, it will be intense. and another round of heavy rain will move towards the north bay through friday. 49 in tahoe. rain and snow mix there. 74 in los angeles. but the sierra will switch over to snow. snow levels will go from 7500 feet to 5,000 feet between sunday night and monday. snow totals could be up to a foot, a few feet at the highest elevations. highs in the bay area tomorrow
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with the rain, mid 50s to upper 60s. the seven-day forecast, we have a two tomorrow. a three friday. greatest potential for flooding during that time period. and mudslides friday. saturday night into sunday, a one. sunday night into monday, a one. so your weekend is not a washout. there will be a window of dry conditions. definitely weaker storms. >> okay. but, boy, good pattern. >> absolutely. >> thank you. check out an amazing shot. two stars of the harlem globetrotters basketball team -- >> no! >> yes. they were in philadelphia. make baskets through a hoop 100 plus feet below. the video was provided by the team. they are promoting their upcoming game at the center. globetrotters are celebrating their 90th year. >> incredible. just one tame, right? >> there you go. easy. that's something steph would do. >> it's something that steph did tonight. >> really? >> well, he wasn't standing on
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the roof of a building. >> he could have been. >> there were actually guys guarding him, unlike these guys standing alone. yes, step could play for the globetrotters in his off days. because he can do this. it just happens all the time now. from 55 feet. >> oh, man. >> of course. >> jeez. >> jeez. >>
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i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely. well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table.
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on abc 7 news at 11:00, some flooding. >> preparations are underway tonight to make sure the strong storms on the way don't overwhelm north bay communities. >> we'll have that story and a lot more on abc 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >> this sports report is brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> sounds like we have highlights coming. >> we have a lot of good stuff. and the one stat that steve kerr will love, we'll tell you. the warriors, 20 games now until the playoffs. cut down on the turnovers. in thosting the utah jazz, and
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steph curry does it again. kerr wants the warriors to keep it simple. this is simple for steph. lefty behind the back at full speed to draymond green in stride for the jam. 17 points for him. simple right here. bogut, one of 10 assists for steph who only has 12 points. you better guard him from there! 55 feet and the bank is open. 52-41 warriors at the half. watch this shot. watch the two little girls. third quarter. draymond over the shoulder feed to mo speights for three. mo buckets for 16. and he has a cannon. look at that. barbosa as the third quarter expires. nice to have iguodala back and making shots like this over the top of the backboard. the game just went final, 115-94. warriors 57-6, 28-0 at home. the home winning streak continues, and only 15 turnovers. they cut that down tonight. first round of the pac-12
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men's basketball tournament. stanford and washington. huskys build a 17-point lead in the first six minutes of the game. murray. this is a little thing we call with authority. he had 25. sorry to scream. cardinal barely, barely played in this game. they got crushed. 91-68. and the cardinal finished the year 15-15. no, i'm not really sorry. >> i didn't think so. >> university of san francisco has fired coach rex walters after eight years. not a surprise. walters only three winning season. a lot of players were transferring out of his program. they were 15-15 this year. finished an even 127-127 under rex. do not be surprised to hear the name steve lavin on the hilltop next year. ? >> nfl free agency began this year with a stunner. brock osweiler leaving the broncos for the houston texans, and that could send colin kaepernick to denver. osweiler gets a four-year, $72 million deal with the texans.
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they are desperate for a quarterback. $ he made seven starts in the year for denver when peyton manning was hurt, and then he was sent back to the bench for the playoffs, which may have been a factor in his decision to leave. raiders had the second most cap space in the league, and they signed linebacker bruce irving, three years, $27 million. he should give quarterbacks a lot of headaches. they also sign oes nelly over from the ravens, starting right tackle in the 2012 super bowl. ian williams gets a five-year deal. offensive side, they lose alex boone, four years, $26.8 million, and he goes to the vikings. he started at guard for them the
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last six years. crazy numbers to olivier vernon, signing a five-year, $85 million deal with the new york giants. $52.5 million guaranteed for a guy who only had 6 1/2 sacks in seven tarts last year. sonny gray will open on opening day. he walked one today and struck out three. plenty of run support from the green and gold. in the second, josh reddick with the triple. that scores a pair, and the a's go on to victory 12-3. the giants were hosting the rockies in scottsdale. this is a little bit of a concern. 1 1/3, allowing five runs, struck out two. giants trailed 8-0. came back and scored six runs. the rockies go on to win 8-6. fun tonight on the pitch. team usa facing germany.
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alex morgan, 35th empty. kicks it to herself with a left and boots it home with a right. high degree of difficulty. wow. team usa goes on to win 2-1. that can't be easy. abc 7 sports is brought to you by toyota. >> all right. >> good highlights tonight. >> all right. thank you so much for joining us tonight. >> we appreciate your time as always. >> abc 7 news continues now online, on twitter, on facebook, and all of your mobile devices with our abc 7 news app. >> have a great rest of your evening and make time for us again in one hour over on the big seven if you can.
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