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with live breaking news. and that breaking news is in baltimore. good afternoon, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> i'm ama daetz. we begin with that chaos in baltimore. a riot is under way right now. police and rioters clashed today following the funeral of freddie gray, the man who died after being arrested earlier this month. several officers have been injured injured. the baltimore orioles postponed tonight's game as a safety precaution because they weren't at home. they're issuing a strong response to the qriots. karen is live with a look at today's violence. >> good afternoon, ama. the police chief said they will do everything they can to
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protect their officers and that included some very aggressive arrests made at the mall scene earlier today. some of the demonstrators showed up and started throwing rocks and bricks at the police officers and they responded with force. as you said, the baltimore orioles canceled their game tonight at camden yard. saturday night they kept their game when the demonstrations got close to the stadium and everybody had to stay inside after the end of it and tonight not taking any chances their wanting to get the situations under control and get people off the streets. violent clashes between police and a loud crowd of teenagers at a mall in west baltimore. some in the crowd were throwing rocks and bricks. others jumped on this police victim. >> this afternoon a group of outrageous criminals attacked our officers. right now we have seven officers that have serious injuries including broken bones and one officer who is unconscious. >> reporter: the demonstrations came just hours after an emotion funeral service for freddie
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gray. >> to come a few blocks away from where we had the services and i'm hoping to bring calm and to bring our young people back into focus as to what we're really marching for. >> about 3,000 people packed a church in baltimore to mourn freddie gray who died a week ago while in custody of the baltimore police. a lawyer for the 25-year-old's family drew a large crowd to its feet when the baltimore police officers implicated in this incident should tell the public exactly what happened. >> this is our moment to get truth. this is our moment to make it right. >> reporter: baltimore's police commissioner said the department's internal probe will be finished by may 1st. so far five of the six officers have spoken to investigators. >> his death is going to light a match. not of looting and burning, but of awesome change. >> reporter: it was a message sprinkled throughout the service and how this tragedy could be
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used to bring about changes in communities so desperate for them. >> we don't need more police, we need more jobs. >> the governor of maryland has mobilized the national guard in case that is needed, but the police are trying to keep calm and keep these situations under control letting demonstrators demonstrate, but trying to avoid any of the violence anding liness that we felt earlier today. reporting lye from baltimore karen travers abc 7 news. >> we want to take you back live now outside of a liquor store. it looks like looting going on and the concerns from police is a lot of the violence are teenagers. they've gotten out of school and almost running wild like they have carte blanche to run around the city. in some places it looks like a war zone and just a real concern with the unrest. the governor of maryland says the national guard is on alert and may deploy to help police
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with the looting and the violence in baltimore. do stay with abc 7 news for the latest on that violence that is happening right now. you can follow us on twitter at abc 7 news bay area for updates any time. all right. another top story. time running outxd for rescue and recovery in nepal after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. this child was among those pulled from the rubble and rescue crews reached a woman in kathmandu. the quake reduced one of the most scenic spots into a panorama of devastation in just minutes. these images show the widespread impact and many of kathmandu's centuries-old buildings have just toppled. 16 countries have rushed aid and workers to nepal with more on the way. the death toll at this hour tops 4,000 people and that includes at least four americans all of whom died in an avalanche in mount everest that was caused by
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the quake. daniel fredinburg, an executive with google who was one of the americans killed on mount everest. friends say he was an experienced climber on his third trip up the world's highest peak. >> he was 33, but he really lived 33 lives. we talked about this. he lived as boldly as any human being we'll ever know. >> we always knew something like this could be a possibility. we threw him a really big party before he left, but especially with dan you assume he'd be able to get out of it and figure this out. >> friends called him inspirational and lived life to its fullest. bay area giants have been quick to step up in the wake of this disaster. they spoked google's person finder to check on the status of loved ones and apple is making it easy for i tune users to donate to the american red cross. >> the usgs tells abc 7 news the
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shaking in nepal lasted 60 seconds. for perspective the napa quake last august lasted 10 seconds and the loma prieta quake lasted 15 seconds. >> so many people around the world want to do what they can help to help those in nepal if you visit our website abc 7news.com we have a list to those organizations along with links to help you donate and stay with abc 7 news for continuing coverage on this disaster in nepal. at 4:30 we'll have more on the devastation from abc news in new york and sergio quintana will have more on the three americans that were killed in the quake and world news tonight will have a complete wrap up coming up at 5:30. we want to turn our attention to our weather. >> a dose of summer and a one-day blast. >> you're right. it's been quite a blast. we have sunny skies all across the bay area right now and a few thin wispy high clouds over the bay and low clouds are returning to the coast generating a sea breeze which will cool things
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down a bit going into tomorrow, but here's the way it looks out over san francisco and sunny skies and 62 degrees and mid-80s right now in san carlos, san jose and morgan hill and 55 at half moon bay.ñe@&h(lc% check out the blue sky from mount diablo in the east bay hills camera and 84 in sabtsa rosa, 73 petaluma and 87 fairfield and 86 at livermore. looking toward the golden gate from emoriville here's our first forecast and we'll see low clouds returning to the coast and during the nighttime hours and overnight. breezy near the coast and breezy tomorrow especially around the day and i'll show you the late-week warm-up. larry and ama? the teenager accused of the stabbing deaths of a 9-year-old boy in discovery bay said he wanted to know what it was like to kill a human being. william schultz spoke with the
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media partner from jail earlier today. he's accused of killing jordan almgren, the little brother of his best friend. it was a difficult day at timber point elementary where jordanñr was a fourth grader. >> i'm heart sick, and i can't even imagine how that poor family must feel. it's devastating. in the mercury news interview schultz spoke about his turbulent life and his family's concern about his mental state and he was seen briefly on saturday and he spent a night at the almgren home after a fight with his mom and he is being held on $1 million bail. sky 7 hd was over fremont and mary afters around 8:30 shortly after the man was hit by a car. the driver stopped and is cooperating with authorities. investigators say it appears either the driver or bicyclist may have run a red light and the crash happened near fremont high school, but no staff and students were involved. bart service is back to normal
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after smoke from a train filled the station in san francisco this morning and it happened in mission station around 7:15 and passengers got off the trains safely. a commuter described the tense moments. >> a huge crash like someone slamming a laptop on the ground and everyone turned to look and it was a loud crash. the train came to!u a halt and the entire tunnel filled with smoke and everyone bolted. >> this is what it looked like down on the platform as smoke filled the air. this photo was posted on twitter by aaron esky. bart says the smoke was because of a mechanical problem. now a follow-up on a story. we told you about a woman who accused bart police of using excessive force when she was being booked at the santa rita jail. now we've learned the accused officer has been cleared. abc 7 news reporter vic lee has more. >> megan sheehan was arrested march 17th on the night of st. patrick's day. after a heavy night of drinking
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she ended up at the lake merit bart station platform. sheehan was arrested by police after she became drufrj and belligerent belligerent. she says she's embarrassed and has no qualms about that arrest. it is what happened later that left the 28-year-old bartender model in the hospital looking like this. >> don't touch me like that. oh! >> you might want medical. >> sheehan was being booked at santa rita jail. you see her at the counter in the upper right hand corner of the security video and the bart officer standing with her and suddenly some kind of altercation starts and she's thrown to the ground. the jail's security camerai] shows it happened quickly. here's another angle, a better one. an oakland cop grabs her right hand while the bart officer take hers left hand and they throw her down face first. sheehan was lying unconscious in a pool of blood and nurses were called and she was treated and taken to eaton medical center in castro valley. >> i don't believe that they
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should have, you know, broken four bones in my face and knocked out some of my teeth. >> reporter: later that night a supervising sergeant comes to sheehan's ward. he tells her he's conducting an excessive force investigation. this is video from his body camera. >> do you know what happened? you don't remember? sheehan believes the interview was inappropriate. >> i don't know what i'm saying. i don't know why they're asking me. who questions somebody that intoxicated and that sedated? >> after a short while the sergeant ends the interview. >> we don't want to hurt anybody. we just want your cooperation, okay? >> after the suit was filed bart responded under oath to interrogatories or questions by sheehan's attorney. bart said the incident was reviewed by use of force review board and that the jailhouse takedown was within bart's policies and procedures. john scott is sheehan's attorney. >> if this is in their policy
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then i submit that megan sheehan's blood is on all of their hands. >> reporter: one footnote, according to the police report, sheehan was violently punching and that the officer guided her to the ground. vic lee abc 7 news. >> bart has declined to comment on our stories because of a pending lawsuit. still ahead here on abc 7 news at 4:00 school struggle. dozens of colleges across the country suddenly are shut down. the bay area students now trying to figure out what's next. >> the world's most valuable company reports to wall street. could apple beat investor expectations? >> new at 4:30 the nation's highest court is getting ready to hear arguments on same-sex marriage. the bay area man set to be in the courtroom when it happens. >> 7 on your side's michael finney taking your questions on twitter and facebook and he'll be here to answer them
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we want to return to our breaking news. this is a live look in baltimore at 4:15 here local time. 7:00 there. you can see a line of police there in their riot gear. we apologize, we don't have control over these cameras and we're taking a look at different shots. this is a shot from above where you can see all of the police lined up. rioters have been looting smashing things and you see a car torn up there right in the middle of the road. this all began after the funeral of freddie gray today. the man who died after being arrested earlier this month. at least seven officers have been injured. you can see protesters there and the police vehicles as well.
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the orioles game has been postponed as a safety precaution. it is a fluid situation. you see officers there being on the ready trying to keep protesters back, the rioters back. we will continue to follow this breaking news on air and online. you can always follow us at twitter on nbc 7 news bay area. another news. school shocker this afternoon for students at heel college after it was announced that all 28 campuses nationwide are closing and ten of them are here in california. lyanne mel end ez is live outside one of the schools in san francisco. >> reporter: it seems many saw this coming and many are left wondering if they should start paying down these student loans especially those taken out this semester. according to records provided by the company, they generated $1.2 billion in government student loans in its final year. >> so i spent about two weeks here. >> charlene lujan was celebrating with her daughter
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when she turned 25 when she got an email about the closure of the college in milpitas. >> i said brittany, don't worry. mama will handle this. >> the parent company, corinthian colleges was trying to sell all 28 schools. >> they said that it wouldn't be affecting the san jose-milpitas campus. the director called me and reassured me. >> reporter: corinthian had struggled financially after they were fined by the department of education for providing false information on its jobs placement program. in the end no one was willing to buy the colleges. here's what they said. unfortunately, the current regulatory environment would not allow us to complete a transaction with several interested parties that would have allowed for a seamless transition for our students. sandra yip was trying to earn an associate degree and had only one class left to complete. >> it left me to think what should i do now? >> what are you going do now? >> i was thinking of going in there and talking to them and seeing what's going on?
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>> why are we told to get out? >> we followed her inside but were told to leave campus because it was private property. >> i was almost v this catch -- it was a surprise for me. they're hoping they'll be able to transfer some of their credits to a community college. >> lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. a blowout financial news report by apple and thanks to the popularity of the iphone the company reports earnings of $2.32 per share on revenue of $58 billion far surpassing most analyst expectations and apple sold more than $61 million iphones in the quarter and sales grew 71.2% in china where apple has big hopes for expansion. apple didn't report any results for the new apple watch which went on sale this month. speaking of popularity beyond all expectations. >> spencer christian in the sunshine. >> the sunshine is popular today, that's for sure.
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it's been almost summer like in locations and we have sunny skies right now although low clouds and fog are returning to the coast, but sunny skies above and check out the highñi temperatures so far, 88 degrees and santa rosa and mid-80s and 76 is the high in san francisco and 63 on the coast and half moon bay and here's the rooftop camera looking a top the embarcadero with blue skies. cooler in most areas tomorrow with the cooling sea breeze which will accompany the coastal fog. temperatures will rebound on thursday. here is the satellite image showing the disturbance being deflected to the north and it will not have an effect on our weather and we do have the returning low clouds in the fog bank and the marineok layer giving us cooler conditions tomorrow. so here's the forecast animation and starting at 11:00 tonight at which point we will see the fog
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stacking up at the coastline and it will move locally across the bay and inland overnight and not so much to the east bay and to the peninsula and we'll have patchy fog in the south bay, as well and because of that fog moving in like that with the sea breeze, the low temperatures are dropping to the upper 40s in the north bay. the low 50s right around the bay and upper 40s around the coast and tomorrow is when we'll see the more significant drop in temperatures with the highs tomorrow and sunny in the south bay with highs only in the mid to upper 70s and that's mild and not like today's warmth and we'll see 75 and 72 palo atto and notice a difference in the coast and breezy and cool with highs in the upper 50s. downtown san francisco, high of 64 tomorrow after a high of 76 today. up in the north bay we'll see 79 in santa rosa and 76 in oakland. and the inland east bay will have highs in the upper 70s to
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about 80 at fairfield and 82 at antioch. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast and temperatures will bounce back on thursday and friday and inland highs will be in the upper 80s and 90s and upper 60s to near 70 on the coast and we'll have a weekend cooldown. still no rain on the way and the temperature range will be riding the roller coaster larria am anda? >> thank you spencer. historic high for what's being called boxing's biggest fight but up next the reason some are calling for fans to boycott the bout between may weather and pacquiao. new after 4:30
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warriors are gearing up for the western conference semifinals. they practice today in oakland and they announced the first game of round two will be sunday may 3rd if the memphis portland series ends in six games or less and memphis has a chance to close it out tonight. if that series goes seven games
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the warriors won't play until tuesday, may 5th. this past saturday they completed a four-game sweep and playoff tickets will go on sale at thursday morning at 10:00 and do not forget abc 7 is your home for the nba finals. you can catch all the action right here beginning on june 4th and there's a chance we might have one of the game's upcoming especially if they play on sunday and it might be on abc. the anticipation is building for what will be the biggest moneymaker in boxing history. floyd may weather against manny pacquiao saturday in las vegas. >> some are calling for a boycott of this fight because of mayweather's history of domestic violence. >> it will be the biggest richest fight in boxing history and what would you expect when it involves a fighter whose nickname is money. >> may 2nd, that's when the world stops and i want everyone to tune in. floyd "money" mayweather is boxing's biggest draw and no one can brain wash me to make me
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believe that sugar ray robinson and mohammad ali. >> the reigning king of highest paid athletes has no problem showing off his cash. >> in the other corner saturday manny pacquiao a fan favorite, devout christian and congressman in his home country of the philippines. it is producing now unprecedented numbers. tickets sell for example almost $300,000 online and 3 million people expected to watch on pay-per-view, but the hype is mixed with controversy. >> i will not promote, watch nor pay for mayweather's fight. >> they are urging fans to boycott the match based on his history of violence against women. >> it was an obstacle that was put in my way. i can get past it. >> can he keep his undefeated record intact and win or lose, they're expecting around $400
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million total. floyd may weather, jr., and manny pacquiao have never made this much money for one fight. >> it's going to be remarkable. at least in terms of dollars that will be grossed in this fight and we'll see how it turns out on saturday. t.j. holmes reporting and the fight's at the mgm grand in las vegas. >> abc 7 news at 4:00 does continue and 17 million people tuned in to see bruce jenner reveal his becoming a woman. coming up first, same-sex marriage about to go before the high court. the san francisco man set to be in the courtroom. from disaster to relief, the northern california family
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live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. . here are today's headlines where you live as we come up on 4:30. breaking news in baltimore police and protesters clashing over the death of 25-year-old freddie gray who was arrested earlier this month and then died of a spinal cord injury while he was in police custody. the governor of maryland has just dcwared a state of emergency. police say at least seven officers are suffering from right now from major injuries including one who is unresponsive andfá broken bones. police have arrested 18-year-old william schultz accused0l of stabbing 9-year-old jordan almgren of discovery bay.
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schultz was a family friend who spent the night at almgren's home and laura anthony tweeted said the boy was the smallest and the loudest on the team. laura will have a live report coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. the devastating earthquake in nepal has killed more than 4,000 people. secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. will provide $10 million in aid to that country. sergio quintana spoke to some bay area survivors in nepal and he'll have a report coming up at 5:00. today we're getting a closer look at the challenges rescuers in nepal are facing on mount everest and in the busyxd capital city. nbc's marcy gonzalez with the latest. >> reporter: two days of desperation, people still buried in the rubble of saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake. rescuers in nepal digging with bare hands and raw determination, finding survivors and many more victims. the death toll now surpassing
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4,000. the intense aftershocks still rattling kathmandu. >> reporter: the earth is really moving. >> reporter: families are sleeping outside afraid more buildings will crumble. at the airport thousands trying to escape are stranded with most flights canceled. >> total chaos. >> reporter: the epitome of chaos, though hit mount everest. [ bleep ]. >> the earthquake setting off this massive avalanche. [ bleep ]. >> reporter: that barreled into base camp. >> are you okay? >> reporter: helicopter teams spending today rushing to rescue the injured and exhausted. >> clouds coming in and bad weather is on its way and so they've only got a certain amount of time. >> reporter: among those 18 killed on the world's highest mountain, vinh truong, marisa girawong, and tom taplin, a filmmaker from california also pictured on facebook.
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>> he was blown away by the blast, other than being buried in any rubble. >> and google executive dan fredinburg. the u.s. pledged $10 million in aid to nepal. supplies and rescue teams are arriving from as far away as virginia. marcy gonzalez, abc news new york. a bit of relief for a sacramento area family and churchill called to let his family know he was okay. this is video he sentxd back to his wife. churchill told his wife that it's cold and little food to go around. the aftershocks terrifying. >> he said that he just watched, you know two buildings collapse and people were jumping out of windows. just, you know to get to the open for safety. >> churchill was in nepal to photograph a friend's wedding. the celebration didn't happen, but he took pictures of the
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couple with rubble. stay tuned to abc 7 news for continuing coverage of the disaster in nepal. sergio quintana will have more on the americans killed in the quake and world news tonight at 5:30 will have a complete wrap at 5:30. >> people are rallying in washington, d.c. ahead of tomorrow's supreme court hearing on the issue of same sex marriage. as many of those people fight for a seat we spoke to a san francisco man who will be in the courtroom. abc 7 news reporter katie utas. >> he founded a gay rights law firm in the early '07s and he couldn't imagine the issue being debated in the supreme court. he'll be in the courtroom to hear it play out and he shared with me the historical perspective on the issue. >> passion echo.
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>> respect the freedom of the people. >> march for marriage organizers say this 15,000 people gathered at the annual rally on saturday. >> part of the generation i come from it's difficult to grasp all of this. >> reporter: at the san time john ward prepared to watch the organization he founded gay and lesbian advocates and defenders argue before the supreme court. >> glaad stauvq" more or less in a church basement on a shoestring in the late '70s and it was unheard of. >> reporter: more than 30 years later the two issues in front of the justices tomorrow. the first part is whether the constitution requires that states offer same-sex marriage throughout the united states, all 50 states. >> currently, 37 states and the district of clumpolumbia allow same-sex marriage. opponents say marriage should be defined by the states, not the supreme court, and the march for marriage rally take it further. >> the people of every state should remain free to uphold marriage as the union of one man
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and one woman. >> reporter: the second component is whether a same-sex marriage from one state should be recognized in a state that does not sanction it. the benefits of a legally recognized marriage are tangible. >> for example a lana and i got married a year ago and that means we're able to be together. before that, because he's french we had to go back and forth and it was a struggle you know? for eight years. >> reporter: john will be in the courtroom tomorrow as an observer, but he has argued there in the past. >> practicing martial arts and having multiple opponents and they're all just kind of coming at you. >> reporter: it's hard to tell how the justices will rule2ald he'll be anxiously waiting until june. >> it's sort of our brown versus board of education moment and it's hard to overemphasize the significance of it. >> there are rallies planned for here in san francisco and in d.c. tomorrow and people are lining up at the capital hoping for a front-row seat for what could be history. katie utas abc 7 news.
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>> thank you. filipino-americans rallied against the indonesian government's decision to execute. protesters expressed their support for the single mother. she is scheduled to be executed tomorrow in indonesia. she was convicted in 2010 of trafficking heroin, but many say she was tricked into carrying drugs. >> she did not know that there was drugs in her bags and she was a victim of her friend her godsister who put those drugs in her bag, so we appeal that what she needs is protection and she should not be executed. >> indonesia's attorney general's office said today the execution will take place as planned. eight other foreign prisoners will also be executed as early as this week. it's the defense's turn in the penalty phase of the boston marathon bombing trial. in his opening statement the attorney for dzhokhar tsarnaev
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called for a life time of unrelenting punishment rather than death. tsarnaev was following the lead of his dominating older brother tamerlan who died shortly after his capture and dzhokhar tsarnaev was charged with killing 264-- injuring 264. >> james hoechls who is accused of killing 12 people and wounding others in an aurora colorado, movie theater. the defense says he is mentally ill and cannot tell right from wrong. two mental health evaluations found holmes was sane at the time of the attack. still coming up what you will no longer find served next to your burritos and guacamole when you visit chipotle. another sign of danger threatening homes right now in southern california. i'm michael finney. ask finney is just ahead and i'm still taking your questions
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on twitter and facebook. just search for michael finney. i'll answer your questions live a little later. >> i'm spencer christian. we're looking at just a few thin, high clouds on what has been a summerlike day and i'll have the accuweather forecast in just a moment. >> we are continuing to follow breaking news from baltimore and you see marchers going through the streets there and the governor has declared a state of emergency, the national guard has been activated to help with the rioting that they have seen there? evening after the funeral of freddie gray. do follow up on twitter and abc 7 news bay area for the latest and we'll continue to cover this throughout the evening, as well. we're expecting to hear
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firefighters quickly -- 200 firefighters help get the bulk of the fire under control shortly after noon. this is from our sister station kabc. you can see the smoke stretched far into the sky and i nearby school was evacuated and ten homes were threatened by the flames and thankfully nobody was hurt. >> let's mret a check of the weather and it's been a pleasant day so far. >> that's true. it was warm today and it will cool down tomorrow and warm up again rather significantly
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later. here is a live look at 7 hd. temperatures along the coast have dropped sharply from where they were erler in in the day and still warm inland. mainly quiet day although we may see thunderstorms between atlanta and miami and a couple of showers or thunder showers up in the dakotas and maybe a few sprinkles up in the pacific northwest and across california tomorrow and mainly sunny and dry and upper 80s in chico and 91 in fresno and 86 in los angeles tomorrow and here in the bay area we'll see high temperatures on the mild side inland and we'll see upper 70s to low 80s. and upper 60s to 70 arne the bay and we'll have a cooling sea breeze tomorrow and highs in the coast will only be in the upper 50s and here's a look at the projected highs and this will give you an idea of the warm-up. this time of year averaged in 72 in san jose.
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they will spike up to mid-80s on thursday and friday and drop off sharply over the weekend and that's a two-day warm-up that we can expect around the bay area earlier this week. larry and ama? >> thank you spencer. still ahead, grey's anatomy and fan fuhr the online push they're now making after last week's shocking death. and what chipotle is refusing to serve with its burritos tacos and guacamole. >> are gas stations allowed to charge you 50 cents for using
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wine country and all the bay area, this is abc 7 news. a big first for a major u.s. restaurant chain. chipotle saying it is now gmo-free. that means none of its ingredients used in its products will be jennettgenetically modified. they are using corn rice and salsa. cooking oil has been switched, as well from soybean oil to gmo-free sunflower oil and rice bran oil. its pork and chicken still come from animals that eat gmo feed and the beef comes from
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pasture-raised cattle. in other health news the candy-flavored e-cigarettes. >> and it doesn't take much for kids to be considered couch potatoes and jane king with those stories and more in today's wellness report. >> e-cigarettemakers are targeting kids with bubble gum and gummy bear flavors according to charles schumer, he's urging a crackdown on the marketing of e-cigarettes and geared toward kids should be prohibited. pharmaceutical companies are buying rival drugs and jacking up the prices. the wall street journal says one drug company valiant brought the rice to twot( heart drugs and that same day the price went up $200% to 500%. they increased profits without having to pay for research and testing. americans are drinking more heavily. the university of washington says the percentage of people who drink any alcohol has been steady since 2005 but the
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number of heavy drinkers has gone up dramatically. 17% in the past ten years and what's more the study found a sharp rise in heavy and binge drinking from mostly from women drinking heavily more often. kindergartner who watched more than one hour of tv a day, were more heavy ñ than those who watched 60 minutes a day. limiting children and teens to less than two hours of screen time each day. from the market in times square i'm jane king. here's to your health. it's time now for "ask finney." 7 on your side's michael finney is answering questions sent to him from facebook and twitter. you were talking about shrimp last week. >> we were. >> how can one find out where shrimp comes from when looking at packaging in the store. it's such a great question and we probably should have included that in the report. when shrimp or any shell fish comes in and other commodities, as well, comes intúuáz another
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country, by law the federal drug -- the food and drug administration says they must be labeled. so it either has to be on the packaging itself or if you see it in bulk like you often see in a seafood market then it needs to be right next to the shrimp. so they ought to be telling you where it's from. this goes all of the way back to 2005. so someone is not doing it there's no excuse. there's no excuse. >> vicky s. asks via facebook is there any way to stop politicians and political groups from ringing my door bell? ? >> yes. disconnect your door bell. that's about all you can do. freedom of speech and they're allowed to go door to door. some cities have ordinances against selling items door to door that they can do but when it comes to politicians they have free reign. >> this comes from maureen on facebook. it charges a 50-cent fee on all debit card transactions.
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is this legal? >> it is absolutely legal. the law gets squirrelly, but all you need to know is you're not allowed to charge 50 cents or any price for a credit card but to use a debit card you are allowed to charge a modest fee and that's where you see the 50 cents. the thing that's interesting with the credit card. you're not allowed to charge more using your credit card but you're allowed less by using a credit card. >> if you pay cash you get a better deal because they don't want to deal with the 3% that they take. >> absolutely. they have to make that very clear. they are allowed to charge a fee. >> use their gas card, right? that's what they're trying to push you toward. >> thanks, michael. >> thousands of furious gray's anatomy fans are signing a petition to bring back dr. mcdreamy. >> did you sign? >> i did not sign. >> you don't want him back. >> it has not come across my desk. >> to bring back the fallen dl
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has 22,000 signatures. actor patrick dempsey told entertainment weekly he's not coming back. >> dr. mcdreamy died in a car crash after 11 years and 250 episodes dempsey says he's looking forward to trying something different. >> abc 7 news at 4:00 continues. up next, the bruce jenner interview and the exchange with diane sawyer that you did not see on friday night. first, here's cheryl with what's coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> coming up next you heard about the supreme court arguments on gay marriage and at 5:00, find out why a bay area student has a ringside seat. the chp crackdown and the highway patrol has been targeting cell phone users and for over 60,000 california foster children, it's a challenge to replace clothes that are too small or worn out. i grew 3 inches last year. i don't need anything fancy. i never had much to begin with. when i look nice on the outside i feel better on the inside. to help, sleep train is collecting new clothes
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diane sawyer's exclusive ground breaking interview with bruce jenner is sparking a national conversation about transgender issues. >> more than 17 million people
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tuned in friday night and today abc news reporter chris conley has a look at parts of the interview never seen before. >> the former olympic champion pulling back the curtain on life as a transgender person now transitioning to a woman. jenner also eager to spark a new national conversation. >> i'm me. i'm me. i'm a person, and this is who i am. i'm not stuck in anybody's body it's just who i am as a human being. >> reporter: this morning jenner recalling the early stages of transition, not ready then to share this secret with the world, yet besieged by paparazzi. >> everybody thinks they've seen changes, changes in your face changes -- >> yes! i give them ammunition, okay? >> but why? >> because i'm trying to live with myself. >> so this was you venturing out for yourself. >> absolutely, for nobody else but myself. >> into the rollerblade. >> trying to be myself. >> it looked a little bit like
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cat and mouse and it looked a little bit as if you were daring them. >> no, i wasn't daring them. i'll give you that it may look that way. i wasn't daring them at all. >> reporter: it would take daring and then some to win the decathlon gold medal in 1976. jenner telling sawyer in another previously unseen exchange how that challenge compares to the one that jenner has faced for a life time. >> you said once the decathlon was an event but life. >> actually, i thought the title of the book is the 11th event overcoming life's obstacles because life is much more difficult than running the decathlon, i guarantee you. >> but ultimately you win or lose from what's inside. >> exactly right and being honest with yourself. everybody's got stuff and everybody has things they have to deal with. this happens to be my thing that i've dealt with all my life. i'm trying to do something about it for the good, okay?
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and i don't think anybody could be critical of that. at least i hope not. >> cross conley reporting there. >> jenner's first wife chrystie scott he said he first told her he felt like a woman in 1972. >> i can't remember the exact words because it was such a shock to me, but he opened up his heart and confessed, and i was really pleased that he -- he shared that intimacy with me, that he trusted me with his deepest, darkest secret. >> appearing on "good morning america," scott told abc's george stephanopoulos that when jenner confided in her back then, it was hard to understand. scott said it seemed out of the blue and she watched sitting by jenner's side and she called it very intense tearful at times, but cathartic for him. >> that will do it for abc 7 news at 4:00. thou for joining us.
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i'm ama daetz. >> i'm larry beil, and abc news continues with dan and cheryl. getting pelted with rocks, bricks concrete. >> breaking news as riots erupt in baltimore. officers are hurt and the situation shows no sign of slowing down. >> plus a little boy is killed in the east bay what the accused is saying today from jail. >> residences collapsed, a lot of collateral damage. >> abc 7 news talks with a bay area man who survived the mt. everest offa lafrn avalanche and find how he survived by karchinga i cold. >> the conversion program. >> san jose city leaders get create testify reuse more water. >> abc 7 news starts right now with live breaking news. right now an army of officers is working to take back the streets of baltimore after chaos erupted today. riots started following the
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funeral for freddie gray this morning. people are angry because he died in police custody from a spinal injury after being arrested earlier this month. >> rioters attacked officers after leaving one unresponsive and they burned several cars and looted a cvs store before setting it on fire as well. firefighters had to get in. they flashed the fire hose to make it more difficult. >> a group of outrageous criminals attacked our officers. they have no regard for the safety of the people that live in that community and our officers are working hard to bring about order. >> the president spoke with bament more's mayor this afternoon and has promised federal assistance for the response. maryland's governor put the national guard on alert and as a result the baltimore orioles' baseball game set to start an hour ago was canceled. >> the mayor of baltimore is
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speaking. let's listen in. >> council marb brandon scott and eric costelo and i want to thank kiefer mitchell for being here on behalf of governor hogan and for all of your work. >> that's the mayor of baltimore stephanie rawlings-blake thanking officials and of course, going to get into the meat of what's happening there and the response to this plant. we check in with bay area's police department and only oakland police are adding extra staff in case any companion protests break out there. san francisco and san jose police are giving their officers a head's up to be more vigilant. >> stay with abc 7 news for any updates and follow us on twitter abc 7 news bay area. all right. let's get back to the news conference now. >> the police department is not going to stand for that. we're fully deployed at this point. we canceled leave for

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