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>> and i'm dan ashley. >> ash falling for miles around even as the gas suppand water sy is falling short. here's abc reporter matt gutman on the island of hawaii. >> reporter: before dawn this bvatory time lapse capturing that new explosive eruption. >> the one this morning was definitely the one we'beggest we seen so far. >> residents not evacuated warned to shelter in place. and those 20 fissures scarring hawaii's landscape roaring with increased intensity. this is fissure 17. some has gone hundreds of feet into the air. what you're seeing over there and those roars are steam and
gas flying out of these vents. that stuff is 2,000 degrees. this is what the community of l lelani estates looked like last may. and now the fissures so toxic the national guard had to pull back from several check points and forced to flee again. >> i don't think it's safe for me and my kid to breathe in these conditions. >> reporter: even the rain this morning didn't put a damper on clouds of sulfur dioxide. it's one of the reasons that respirators are the most scarce and sought after resource on this island right now especially the scientists warning of major eruptions at any time. this fire in red wood city delayed commuters along the peninsula for several hours. sky 7 flew toward the scene after our crews saw smoke rise.
fire broke out at a homeless camp. and you're now looking at what drivers saw as they headed past the scene and a viewer shared with us. fire putroatrol issued a sigale. all lanes are now open. in san jose explosive statements today from former girlfriend of 49ers linebacker ruben foster at his hearing. foster faces charges of domestic violence. abc 7 reporter chris wynn explaining where the case goes from here. >> reporter: took the stand today in hez preliminary hearing breaking down in tears multiple times throughout her two hof hour testimony. she had admitted to falsely accusing foster of domestic violence because she wanted to get back at him for breaking up with her.
on the stand she said i was pissed and i wanted to end it with him. >> this is obviously a person that is very troubled, has a lot of issues, and that played out today in this courtroom and it was very painful to watch. >> reporter: on february 11th sheriff's deputies were called out to his home after receiving three 911 calls from ennis who said foster punched her ten times rupturing one of her eardrums. while testifying she made the whole story up she said and was actually injured the night before following a road rage incident in san francisco. >> it came off raw and organic on the stand. >> reporter: she also testified she tried to bring domestic violence charges against another man in 2011 when that man tried to break up with her. addressing her initial accusations ennis said i didn't
think it would get this far. >> by her getting on the stand and telling her story i think suggests this case is just not prosecutable for the da office office. >> reporter: next week the judge will decide whether the case proceeds to trial. chris wynn, abc 7 news. uc berkeley has fired long time athletic department employee mohamed mucktar after evidence that he violated the policy. six other women accused him of assault over a 20-year period. in january filed a lawsuit against the board of regents and an investigation was launch. he was terminated last friday. cal athletics called the investigation findings wholly unacceptable and such misconduct has no place.
witnesses say he was driving dangerously and too fast tuesday night cause agfatal five car collision on interstate 880 in fremont. the chp thinks he was high. he say supposed to be arraigned this afternoon but there was a delay. >> reporter: though his mother and several others showed up at the courthouse the man accused of causing deadly crash while under the influence of marijuana will wait another day before making his first court appearance. 21-year-old dang tran is expected to be arraigned on three counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and other possible charges. according to chp tran was driving recklessly tuesday night when his car caused a chain accident. three people were killed. they were all part of a larger
blended family. johnson, her boyfriend chris, and their six daughters were riding in a cadillac escalade when it was struck. >> their baby caroline was 4 on the day they got into the car accident. >> reporter: johnson's close friend told abc news the family wutraveling that included stops at the zoo and santa cruz. >> she just put her heart and soul into those babies and she was a great friend, too. i have a lot of years of friendship with her and it's a hard loss. >> reporter: counselors were brought into the school in antiqua where brook attended. according to the chp none of those killed were wearing seat belts. of the five surviving family members one is still in the
hospital. now to an arrest in that deadly explosion. a spa owner was killed when she opened a package. the blast injured three other people and forced the evacuation of dozens of children from a nearby day care. here's abc news reporter. >> reporter: authorities investigating that deadly office explosion today arresting the victim's ex-boyfriend and business partner on an unrelated charge. steven beil appearing in federal court today charged with suspicion of being in possession of an unregistered destructive device. investigators not calling beil a suspect in the office explosion, but he did allow them to search his home where authorities found 130 pounds of explosive. >> that doesn't surprise me a bit because like i say he used to build rockets and set them off. >> reporter: witnesses say they saw her pick up a package and
open it with a tool. it immediately exploded, killing her. now searching for answers. >> families always came first for her. she took great pride in finding beauty in everyone. >> reporter: police just arriving at beil's home with a tow truck saying their search warrant covers the silver toyota prius parked there in his driveway. he saw media coverage of the incident and he doesn't have to kind of materials to create an explosion, he says. governor brown today signed a bill that awards nearly $2 million to a man wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years. he was convicted of killing his girlfriend and his son in 1978. this is the largest payment under the state's eroan s conviction program. and police are now looking into
whether the murders are actually tied to the golden state killer. suspect joseph deangelo was arrested last month and has been charged with 12 murders. abc 7 will have a special program next wednesday called "chasing the golden state killer." i'll anchor that program. hope you can join us. the current opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in history and today the nation launched a first of its kind program. also are you ready for the annual beta breakers race? and we're settling into a typical spring pattern. i'll let you know what this means for your weekend plans including the beta breakers coming up. and what two fisherman did to rescue a tiger
addicts, giving them a drug that seems to have great success in stopping heroin cravings. >> you've probable heard of opioid crisis. the federal government estimates more than 2 million americans will suffer from opioid addiction this year. >> drugs that include heroin, fentanyl and prescription pain relievers. >> the cdc estimates the misuse costs our country $80 billion a year. >> reporter: chris was homeless and addicted to heroin until a drug changed his life. >> i'm 3 1/2 years clean, never looked back. i'm now a counselor in the east bay, i have a home. i have a regular life. >> reporter: they've been using the medication on some homeless peole addicted to heroin.
now the mayor wants to fund a team who will go out and distribute the medication to at least 250 more street addicts during a two-year period. each person would be given a one-week pack of daily doses in pill form or strips. dr. barry has been treating him and others. >> bring people to where they are, get people stabilized and then they're going to be able to move into those next steps. >> reporter: but how can anyone be sure they'll take it? he says it works immediately. >> you're normal and takes away all your cravings and all your desires. >> reporter: the helkt department says nearly 60% of those who began taking the medication are still working on being clean. to better understand the crisis here in san francisco the health department estimates there are 11,000 heroin addicts who use needles. public works picks up more than
12,000 discarded needles every month. those needles are collected mainly from homeless hot spots and encampments. >> if we're really going to solve the issue and make a dent we have to be creative. >> the plan will cost $6 million and be included in the mayor's june 1st budget proposal. this is being called a potential game changer. abc 7 news. >> all right, the weekend is almost upon us. what's the forecast going to look like? >> because it was a bit breezy today again, sandhya. >> it will be a bit breezy as we head into the weekend for our beta breakers. i want to show you the time lapse tonight. as you take a look from our emeriville camera, watch that fog layer. you see it's not advancing much. certainly was breezy, but not strong enough this afternoon to prevent us from getting warmer. we're going to go into a holding pattern for a few days.
i want to show you the planner for tomorrow. take a look for yourself. we're basically looking at foggy areas in the morning. at noontime cool to comfy depending on where you are. and afternoon and evening it is going to be sunny inland, but there will be some fog right near the coastline. visibility from this vantage point is looking just fine. live doppler 7 showing you just fog around the bay and the coast, but very disorganized. it's not an organized marine layer yet, and the wind is playing certainly a role in that. sierra, nevada, still seeing a few thunderstorms. they did have some showers, thunder and a bit of snow shower activity just south of lake tahoe earlier in the day. good delta breeze out of the southwest. 26 miles an hour, 20 in oakland, so that wind has picked up tonight. and it is a cool breeze coming off the cool ocean waters.
san francisco 54 right now. it is in the mid-50s in oakland, half moon bay, san jose 58 degrees along with gilroy. and a live look from our kgo roof camera. those flags are blowing in the breeze right now. currently the mildest spot is concord at 60 degrees. this is how you're morning sogoisis going to start out. mild to barm inland tomorrow and saturday, and it is going to be breezy and cooler on sunday. so hour by hour we go tonight 11:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. u you see where the fog footprint is. tomorrow morning when you get going you will need a light jacket. a few upper 50s there, and then for the afternoon a mild one in the south bay. 72 in san jose, gilroy, 76 degrees. on the peninsula you're looking at mid-60s to low 70s.
60 in half moon bay. daly city keeping you in the upper 50s. 52 downtown san francisco. near the coast, though, 50s. most of the rest of you in the 70s. 72 in san rafal. 75, concord and in livermore. here's a look at the accuweather seven day forecast. fog around tomorrow morning leading to sunny skies for most of you, not all of you. as we head into saturday very little change. breezy and cooler on sunday. low 70s and warming back up again on monday, and then minor fluctuations are expected through midweek before we see some 80s returning to the accuweather seven-day forecast, which has been some time we've
seen that. download the accuweather app and you can see the temperatures whenever you want. we're finally starting tocatch up a little bit. stay here with us. the election.t, making money off >> how you could it's not just any streaming. it's "watch what you want on the fastest internet" streaming. it's "live sports so you never miss a goal" streaming.
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help is wanted in the south bay for next mount's primary election. santa clara county needs almost 1,500 officials to wor at polling places. election officers help voters check in, provide ballots, receive ballots and answer questions. you can earn up to $200. officers must be citizens who are registered to vote, legal permanent residents or citizens age 16 or older who have
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part of beta breakers. i feel like we've gotten to a great point where we haven't taken away too much. >> the 12k race starts at 8:00 a.m. sunday and ends at ocean beach. we'll have live coverage here on sunday morning and streaming it on abc7news.com. if you're not running in the race it is always fun to come out and be a spectator. up next president trump is asked will there be a summit with north korea. kim jong-un is furious about what he's heard from the white house and what the president is promising him. a passenger running late for his flight decides to take matters into his own hands. look at this guy. you'll find out what happens next. also -- also -- >> the white house takes
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and good evening once again. we'll begin this half-hour with president trump who had a lot to say about north korea today. >> with cameras rolling during an oval office meeting he seemed to speak directly to kim jong-un offering him protection if he agrees to a deal. >> here's cecilia vega. >> reporter: will there or won't there be a summit with north korea. today president trump said he's in the dark just like everyone else. >> nothing has changed with north korea that we know of. we have not been told anything. >> reporter: but tonight for this art of the deal president, his biggest deal yet is at risk of falling apart. >> that's what i do is deals, and with deals you have to have two parties that want to do it. he absolutely wanted to do. >> reporter: so what went wrong? president trump blames kim's
recent trip to china. >> there has been a big difference since they had the second meeting with president xi. president xi could be influencing kim jong-un, but we'll see. >> reporter: but pyeongyang says it is livid that national security advisor john bolton who they once referred to as human scum called on them to do what libya did a decade ago. >> we have very much in mind the libya model from 2003 to 2004. >> reporter: to north korea that sounds like regime change. after libya gave up its nuclear program the dictator was overthrown and murdered in the streets. today with bolton right there looking on president trump flatly contradicted him. >> well, the libyan model isn't a model that we have when we're thinking of north korea. this would be kim jong-un something where he'd be there, he'd be hin izcountry, running his country, his country would be very rich. >> reporter: and then he sent a
reassuring message directly to kim himself. >> he'll get preces that would be very strong. if we make a deal i think kim jong-un would be very happy. >> reporter: and from a president who beamed at talk of a nobel peace prize. >> that's very nice, thank you. that's very nice. nobel. >> reporter: -- today a different tone. >> look, i want to have peace in the world. that's what i really want. more so than the nobel peace pize or any other prize. >> reporter: despite what north korea says, president trump says his aides are still planning this summit. and from the national security counsel and the state department they say preparations are underway. abc news, the white house. the senate today confirmed gena hasical at the first director of the cia. her nomination was kacontentiou because of her role in a cia
program to interrogate terrorists. since president trump took office last year, the number of arrests by immigration and customs enforcement have soared in california. from october 2017 through march of this year i.c.e. reported arresting more than 3,400 noncriminals statewide. that's compared to about a thousand arrests for the same period a year earlier. and it's not just california seeing a jump. nationwide, a total of 36,000 noncriminals were arrested. that is about double from the previous year. a passenger running late for his flight is facing charges tonight as he tried to break his way onto the plane. it shows the moment the passenger manages to get to the door of the aircraft. >> reporter: imagine a breach of airport security just before emergencies were due to board
the flight to sydney this man rushed onto the tarmac. he dashed up the stairs and tried to rip open the door at first with his hands and then using his feet. as he got closer to gaining access to plane, staff worked frantically to keep the door shut. staff and witnesses watched from gate 44 as the plane they were about to embark on was targeted. >> everybody's scared. >> i was pretty scared to be honest in the wake of all these security issues going on that the moment. >> reporter: staff held the man themselves until officers arrived. >> the police arrived really quickly. there were lots of olice, lots of security staff from the airline. >> reporter: it's understood the man had missed an earlier flight to adelaide. he confronted staff and pushing over a computer and confronting two other crew members. >> he was aggressive, punching fists into the air and yelling.
>> reporter: luckily had the passengers had disembarked by the time he launched his attack. after more than an hour of security checks passengers boarded their flight north just after 11:00. the staff that were confronted sustained minor injuries and will now receive counseling. in the meantime that man has been banned from all future jet star and contas flights. >> when something like this happens in front of you it makes you a bit concerned. well, two fisherman on the galveston shore caught what appeared to be a tiger shark and then spent nearly two hours trying to coax it back. after the fisherman pulled it to shore one man held its snout while the other used wire cutters to remove the hook from the shark's mouth.
then they decided to drag it back into the water and send it home into the gulf of mexico. american women continue to wait longer to have children. that sent the overall fertility rate to a record low. the u.s. centers for disease control and prevention said the only age group that saw a rise in birth rates were women in their early 40s. it's a third year in a row the number of births has declined. a 2% drop from 2016. >> the first medicine designed to prevent migraines was approved by the food and drug administration today. many experts believe it will usher in a new eera in treatmen for many, maybe you, who suffer from these headaches. it's delivered with monthly injections with a device similar to an insulin pen. the list price will be $6,900 a
year. it's not cheap. they say the drug will be available to patients within a week. some people here yanny and others hear laurel. the white house sent out this clip. >> so clearly laurel. >> it's laurel. >> definitely laurel. >> it's laurel. but i could deflect to yanny if you need today me too. >> it's cleary yanny. >> definitely yanny. >> it's been reported you hear laurel, how do you respond? >> clearly you're getting your information from cnn because that's fake news. all i hear is yanny. >> oh, man, that's laurel. >> it's laurel, america. definitely hashtag laurel. >> who's yanny? >> i hear covfefe.
some deserving veterans will be guests of honor tonight at a major fund raiser. >> thanks to some talented volunteers those vets had some help getting ready. . . . . . . >> reporter: hair stylists and make-up artists are putting the finishing touches on a group of veterans being hosted tonight for a benefit called stand up for heroes. it's being run by bob woodruf.
>> people say many times this was five years earlier when a lot of us had been hit by a bomb or bullet, we would not be alive. >> reporter: the money raised helps vets like -- who was hit by a bomb. >> reporter: marine corp vet nick vincent says he doesn't leave his house much now because of his injuries and a stutter in his speech. >> this is just awesome. i feel very fortunate we got to come. >> reporter: the non-profit event has raised more than $40 million over the last decade. bob says he's excited to branch out from their base in new york. >> no better place than san
francisco. >> just great to have this event here. >> absolutely. and if you'd like to donate we have a link on abc7.com. >> we'll have highlights over on channel 7, so be sure to tune in. meteorologist sandhya patel with an update on the forecast. meghan markle is in windsor and so is megan's mom. the question
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so the question is who's going to walk her down the aisle? >> reporter: rehearsal day at windsor castle. the bride and groom spotted for the first time in days, arriving for their dress rehearsal looking relaxed. outside, a preview of the royal celebration complete with a practi practice run for the couple's horse drawn carriage. if you're in front of the world's media and the queen of the united kingdom you want to get it even more right. and it now looks quite possible the bride's mother could walk her down the aisle. today meghan confirming her father won't make the wedding saying in a statement i've always cared for my father and hope he'll be given the space he needs. he's recovering from heart
surgery. queen victoria led two of the her daughters down the aisle. and what a splen dud thing for any parent to do. today she met with prince william, his wife kate and tomorrow she'll meet the queen. abc news, windsor. >> and special abc coverage of the royal wedding starts at 2:00 a.m. this saturday over on channel 7. >> stay up or set your dvr. one last time want to update the weather forecast. >> let's get to meteorologist sandhya patel. >> yeah, let's take a look at the royal forecast in windsor, england. 57 degrees. it is going to be bright when guests start to arrive. and during the procession, you couldn't ask for better weather. 70 degrees for mild evening procession and dropping down to the mild 60s. fog and pushing across to parts
of the bay tomorrow afternoon. 60s there. inland areas you'll be in the 70s. plenty of sun for your sunday, and check out beta breakers forecast for sunday. cool and cloudy in the morning. this is really ideal running conditions. breezy and staying on the cool side. so really unless you're not dressing, it's going to be ideal conditions. i know some people like to not show up with clothes on. temperatures just above that for a few days and going back down to average and back up again on monday. so we're finally getting to where we should be this time of year. mid to upper 70s inland for the next two days and cooler sunday. not much change for the coastline. we will go up and down the next seven days. >> thank, sandhya. what, if anything, will people wear to the beta breakers this weekend? there's a little something for
just about everyone. >> beta breakers weekend is upon us, and you can kick off the festivities with some furry friends. join san francisco spca on friday for their annual springs celebration. it's a bay to barkers cktail party. >> i will have top shelf cocktails available with animal themes. we're going to have a cuddle experience going on with some of our adorable puppies. and this is going to kick off our adoption event all weekends long where adoption animals are going to be available for free. >> rsvp is required, and you can unlock your ticket by going to sfspca.org, and then it's time to get ready for the costume context. >> we're going to be giving away awards for the most original san
francisco costume. >> enjoy some family fun saturday at aloha festival. celebrate asian pacific heritage month with a special yuk l performance. head to bay street in emeriville sunday from 11:00 to 5:00 for some unique finds. shop one of a kind clothing to home decor along with live music and tasty eats. just go to our website abc7news.com. >> a lot going on. onto sports. >> larry beil is here with what's ahead. >> we should have a beta breakers team. the abc 7 team. who wants to run? >> i am terrible at running. >> i did it once.
good evening. giants opened a four game series with colorado this evening and we're more than a quarter away with the season, these division stars meeting tonight. klay thompson at the yard enjoying his popcorn there. cargo sends it deep but have no fear, the running catch against the wall. sharks did give up a catch early, tow. you make the call. brandon belt, deep to right. is this a home run, gang? it look like a double.
ama says double. >> i say double. >> you're both wrong. see it hit on the railing above. that's a home run right there. first they stopped branden belt, they said you can trot on home. thank goodness for replay. they get it right. here we are 3-3 in the ninth. the a's in toronto but catcher bruce maxwell not with them. he's still facing gun charges in arizona. they won't let him into their country until that issue is resolved. now in his fourth season in canada, josh. and blue jays slumping and this guy not slumping. crushed again. tied with 38 rbis. a's up 3-1. starter andrew trigs felt some nerve discomfort in his forearm. he had to leave the game in the third. a's offense did not fall for.
that's going to be a new catchphrase and i'll explain that later. matt chapman and the a's win 10-5. before the playoffs we talked so much whether the warriors would be able to flip the switch and get serious. the switch clearly was off last night. they got blasted in houston. so the doves come home for game three at oracle. it feels like we do this the warriors lost because of turnover story every time they drop a game in the playoffs. steve kerr, he's got to be so frustrated. the warriors were not ready to play mentally. seven turnovers in the first quarter alone. throwing the ball in particular to no much of the period. every time this team feels threatened they respond with more focus and intensity. >> unforced turnovers, thinking a guy was going to be in place and he wasn't.
trying to throw a needle in a pass. we knew we could have put ourselves in a much better position on the attack. and you talk about and you know what you got to do and you don't do it, that's a frostrating feeling. >> we set the tone early with our own playing and allowed them to get some confidence and easy buckets with transition. we got what we deserved. they kicked our butts, no other way to say it. >> sad news from the warriors organization. maybe you remember their mascot thunder, he wowed fans with the acrobatics. the team released news he passed away at the age of 44. no word of cause of death. to the ice we go. eastern conference finals, game four washington leading tampa two games to one.
bad pass in the zone taken away by tampa. 2-1 after second period. washington break away. he shoots and scores. 2-2 after two. sneaks it through and tampa adds on empty hitter. and series tied 2-2. road team strangely has won every game in the series. athletic marvel, 44 years old, like round is a shape. he stopped a line drive with his belly right there. that ball was 102 miles an hour, comingrecto right back at him ae ball was no match for his abs. he threw 7 in a scoreless inning. he's not just a blob out there.
he can still pitch and is almost 45 years old. got to love him. >> thanks, larry, very much. coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00 violent mugging in fremont. women wearing gold chains are the targets, and this is not the first time this has happened this month. a controversy over a stretch of proposed road in the south bay school. >> that is all for now. we appreciate your time. >> from all of us thanks for joining us.