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good evening. everyone. i'm katie marzullo. oakland's police chief is calling the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy senseless. officers say devon ellis was walking with friends on brook dale avenue when he was shot and killed just before 8:00 last night. no one else was hurt. ellis was a freshman at oakland technical high school, and now police and crime stoppers are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arechtd in the case. >> our investigators have been here since last evening. they worked through the night and continue to work through the day. we also have patrol officers. we are following up leads, we are looking at video surveillance footage to see if
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anything was captured on surveillance. we want to find out what led up to this shooting. >> officers do not have a motive for the shooting and no suspects have been identified. police are also investigating a shooting in livermoor that left two people dead. officers say around 4:30 this afternoon they found two men on the ground with gun shot wounds after responding to a disturbance call at alta mont creek and winding stream drive. one man was dead at the scene. the other died at the hospital. both men are believed to be in their 20s. osteoso far there is no information on a suspect. >> new details in a pit bull attack that left a 40-year-old woman in the hospital with very serious injuries. officials say the attack was reportsed on silverado drive around 10:00 this morning. the 40-year-old victim had injuries to her face, arms and legs, and was taken to the trauma center. police say she was attacked inside her home by the family dog, a male pit bull. a man who also lives in the house was not hurt.
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in hayward a 12-hour standoff came to a dramatic ends with the arrest of a suspect daus accused of shooting at an officer. around 2:00 this afternoon, the swat team moved in as what appeared to be gas poured from the windows. minutes laider the man was taken out during handcuffs. the officers say the man shot at an officer during a traffic stop. the officer was not hurt. police say the suspect was driving a car that could be connecting with a shooting last night. a new twist in the murder of a woman in sonoma county. investigators believe they found three people responsible for the death of 84-year-old olga 6:denali found dead inside her penn grove home on tuesday. officers say two men led police on a chase, crossed the line at arizona while firing at other
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drivers. spike stripsland stopped the vehicle and a man and a woman fled out into the desert. when the woman pulled out a gun, officers pulled out aon gun and fired at her. the man was arrested shortly after. the motive of the murder is unknown. the family of the woman charge with the murder of her baby are standing behind her. the baby's father tells our sister station in sac sacramento green had been running from something the night the baby died. the this morning, her parents released a statement saying her daughter has quote never been in trouble with this the law. we know had our heart that sammy would never do anything to intentionally harm her newborn son. a family is coping with the tragic loss of their teenage daughter one year after she was hit and killed by a train. tonight they are channelling that grief in a way to help others. cornell barnard has more from
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martinez where many are remembering jenna betty. >> a lot of kids never go on the train tracks anymore. >> reporter: friends say the untimely death of jenna has brought greater awareness about the dangers of trains. bup that's the beginning. seems the 14-year-old girl with the big smile had a way of bringing out the best in everyone. >> you could text jenna and tell her your problem and she would make you laugh and cheer you up. >> the popular 8th grader was struck and killed one year ago by a freight train. police say she ran back to pick up the cell phone she had dropped on the tracks. >> honestly, i feel like she walks with us every day. >> jenna's mom dina has managed to channel her grief into something positive, starting with the hashtag her smile. >> the idea of starting a nonprofit was born. and i knew i wanted to help people who were in a similar situation that our family was going through. >> her smile.org has already helped eight families with financial and emotional support. on monday, the jenna betty
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memorial golf tournament will be held in hercules. they expect to raise $10,000. >> jenna should not be forgotten. we assault should remember her and not for how she died but how happy she was and who she was. >> jenna's death is still teaching many important lessons. >> things happen on a dime. i think it has brought greater awareness not only for just train safety but overall safety. >> reporter: a teen with an amazing smile now bringing hope and strength to others. corpsnell bernard, abc7 news. new details in san francisco where a major entrance to interstate 280 reopened after flooding left it closed most of the day. all southbound lanes of san jose avenue were shut down. the flooding started just before 9:00 this morning near randle street in the glen park neighborhood. some muni tracks were also under water but service was restored this afternoon as crews pumped out the water. the leak has been traced to a
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water substation in the mission district. no word yet on what caused it. tomorrow the san jose city council will try to fix one of the biggest problems in the city crumbling roads. our media partner, the san jose mercury news reports the cost to fix all the potholes is half a billion dollars. the city would have to triple its current annual spending on streets just to keep them in their existing condition. council members will start looking at where to come up with the money tomorrow. minimum wage workers in oakland are getting a big raise starting tomorrow. the current $9 an hour minute wum wage will increase nearly 36% to $12.25 per hour, the highest minimum wage in the area. while workers allowed the news some businesses say the increase will cause hem to raise prices hire fewer workers or give their employers rees fewer hours. some businesses will start using
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a service charge in lieu of a tip. oakland voters approved the wage increase last november. senior citizens and people with disabilities can now ride muni for free. the program kicked off today. more than 38000 people have applied for the free municipal audio program expansion in just the past month. new applications may take up to four weeks to process. the california gop made history today by officially recognizing a group of bay republicans who have been fighting for years for formal acceptance. the log cabin republicans received overwhelming support to receive a charter during this weekend's convention in sacramento. the group has been around for 38 years but some social conservatives have opposed the group's inclusion. republicans have their eyes on the seat being vacated by long time senator and democrat barbara boxer at this weekend's state gop convention assembly man rocky chavez announced he plans to run for the seat on thursday.
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california republicans haven't been able to elect a statewide candidate since 2006. boxer is retiring next year. the only major candidate right now is democrat attorney general carmella harris. still ahead, the message today from people who lost family members to prescription drug abuse. plus it's not too soon to think about prom. i'm drew tuma. a quiet evening on the way. overnight tonight clouds will increase. and shortly thereafter we are in our house, we do just about everything online. and our old internet just wasn't cutting it. so i switched us from u-verse to xfinity. they have the fastest, most reliable internet. which is perfect for me, because i think everything should just work.
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people in san ramon gave out a dose of awareness this morning. that is the name of the new 5k walk that's organized by mothers who lost sons to prescription drug abuse. hundreds of people came together as iron horse middle school to share their stories of loss. their main message lock up your medication so it stays out of the hands of children and drug seekers. >> that is the one thingel thing that we can individually do that can really make a difference. you have no idea who is taking your medication if it's not secured. >> abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings emseed the event. march is prescription drug awareness month in california. prom season is almost upon us.
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for the 12th straight year in a row a san francisco nonprofit is giving away dresses to bay area teens. the princess project's annual giveaway kicked off today. since 2002, the nonprofit has supplied more than 20000 dresses and accessories to bay area girls in need. organizers say many girls return after high school as volunteers. >> they have come to get a dress and they come volunteer with us after high school, you know, to help set up, just to kinds of pay back for what they received from us before. >> today was the first of four giveaways in san francisco. interested girls must book an appointment on line and bring a valid high school id to get a dress. the march 7th event is already full. but appointments are still available on march 15th and 21st. you can fine more information on our website, abc7 news.com. coming up next on abc7 news at 9:00 hit by hail. california's wild weather moves to the southern part of the state. and a dubious weather record
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for san francisco. look at. that and what's ahead for the work week. abc7 news meteorologist drew tuma is up next with the forecast. the warriors showing heart today in boston facing a 26-point deficit. they managed to erase it in the fourth quarter for t
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take a look at this unusual sight. this is hail coming down at venice beach. this video was posted often instagram. southern california has seen heavy rain,lightning and small hail today. much like we saw in parts of bay area yesterday. so, yeah,a unusual, but getting less unusual as of this week. and a look at some tahoe ski resorts that are back in mid-winter shape thanks to recent storms. this is video provided by kirkwood mountain resort. kirkwood says it has received 12 to 18 inches of snow in the past 48 hours. and 14 to 16 inches over the past three days. right now, there are no chain
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requirements on interstate 80 or highway 50. time to ski, i guess? >> yes. >> is that what that means. >> they have been waiting so long. it's good to see them get it. tomorrow another storm moves in couple more inches. fresh powder in the sierra. we'll talk about what it means here locally. live doppler 7 hd shows it dry out there. clear skies. a live look if our sutro tower cam showing you downtown san francisco all lit up. quiet conditions but quickly changing overnight tonight. the forecast calls for clear skies early tonight. but clouds increase overnight tonight ahead of the next stem approaching from the north. tomorrow that means partly sunny skies on the way and pop up isolatesed showers. after monday this storm door is going to be closed for a while. a dry and rather warm pattern will prevail for the rest of the seven-day forecast. opening up the almanac on this first day of march temperatures
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65 at sfo. 648 in oakland. 64 san jose. these numbers are either at or slightly above where they should be this time of year. out there right now, 40s and 50s. 54 downtown san francisco. 55 in concord. 54 in hayward. and mountain view currently sitting at 54 degrees. watching our storm that brait because us hail lightning and rain yesterday departs to the east. they will bring showers to southern california. the next system is in portland. it's going to skirt by the coast. we are not talking about soaking showers but nonetheless showers on the way. monday 7:00 heading out the door clouds are thickeing, but on the dryside. it's not until the afternoon, 2:00, 3:00 that we see skourted showers popping up around the region. few and far between. it is not a widespread events.
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drying up by the evening. looking ahead for san jose. average high this time of the year, 64 degrees. we will be slightly bow that monday. after that temperatures are off to the races. by thursday and friday we are into the low 70s. next weekend we are talking temperatures some ten degrees above normal, in the mid to upper 70s. overnight lows in the bay area tonight, we'll see the clouds thickening after mitt night. we are staying dry overnight. 49 in san francisco. 44 the overnight low in san mateo. 41 the overnight low in liver moor. highs for monday cloud cover peeks of sunshine and showers popping up in the afternoon. up to 61 in vallejo, 62 in napa. 61 the high in freemont. the accuweather seven-day forecast shows isolated springels tomorrow in the afternoon. it is a quick moving system. by tuesday just a few clouds, drying out and the sun comes
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back. wednesday, a warming trend, a couple of 70s popping up on the board. by thursday, even warmer than that. lots of sunshine on the way. a mild march day on the way for friday saturday we are sun soaked in the mid to low 70s. saturday night into sunday daylight save begins, spring ahead by one hour, and sunday that sunset is at 7:10 p.m. after a very warm day. >> over to shu. good news on the warriors. >> i do. game 5 of their six-game road trip. most teams when they are down 26 points, game over. not the warriors. this warrior fan never gave up hope despite thinks team coming up flat. davis drives lays it and and the foul. celtics took a 26 point lead in the first. jerebko, three, but steph curry
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leading the come back. the steal two on one. he stops and pops the three. lead cut to nine. a throwdown face that could key moralize the team. bogut, sick. never count the warriors out. cut the lead to three. green then drives throws it down with the right hand. green would give the warriors their first lead. 14 points, 11 boards, doves up two. iguodala lays it in. up three. thomas throws out the three to send it into overtime. not going to happen. golden state with the largest road comeback this the nba this year. 26 down. they win 106-101. >> a hard fought win, man. can't really explain it. you know, just tried to do whatever we could to give ourselves a chance in the second half. the rest is history.
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>> shots weren't falling. steph does what he does, played at the level. everyone contributed i'm really happy with the result. as we all should be. >> college hoops call hosting oregon state on senior day. first half payton back door cut, two handed slam. he had 12. call's matthews, three ball. team high 17. call up one at the half. second half, bird the acrobatic finish. bears up two, all he can do a smile. the senior david crafts finishes with a powerful dunk. call hammers oregon state. here's the senior on his final home game. >> it hasn't hit me yet that i am not going to play another game here. but it is a great place a great environment, especially for college basketball. and you know i'm going to miss it for sure. >> the toughest part about senior night is an emotional time. we got a good lead and let it slip. for me, i don't care how you win
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as long as you win it. >> maples and the mascot. first half. humphrey for the alley-oop. bell from mid court. seven seconds left, senior randle had 17. this for the win. you can't lose on senior day. stanford falls to oregon 73-70. stanford women. cardinal up one at the half. early second half, ducks on a run. ducks up five. oregon's alain, 22 points, 12 boards, ncaa best. stanford falls to oregon for the first time since 2004. 62-55 the final. let's tee it up. in south florida. a race with darkness. katesy a good day.
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68 in the third round. ending with a long birdie on 18. got it. four under in the final round, coleader with poulter. he had 66. long put on one. two over in the fourth but at seven under. michalson making a run, chipping from the rough on two. for birdie. loosks like it's going. short. just three strokes back. patrick putting up the hill off the green on seven. got it. plus was suspended due to darkness. they will complete this tournament tomorrow. casey and paulter share the lead at seven under. michalsothe back with plent ofolf reing. > coming up at 11:00 p.m., we will profile the only ambidextrous pitcher in baseball. next on abc7 news at 9:00, taking the plunge, the
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coming up at 11:00 tonight's says exlaunch and how it's going to help astronauts at the international space station. plus people lines up for hours to get their hands often a popular pastry in san francisco. now someone has cut the line in a big way police on cant case. singer lady gaga were among
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thousands who plunged into icy water in chicago today. that's lady gaga riding on the shoulders of her fiancee taylor kinney. actor vince vaughn does a backwards fall into the water. the annual event to benefit the special [theme music playing] narrator: warning, please do not any of the activities presented in this show. they are d-- hey, is this our show, or some kind of video for how not to lose your virginity? oh, it's both. [theme music playing] >> ohh! [clank]
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narrator: "what went down." today on "what went down," wall crashing, roommate bashing... >> oh! narrator: minivan smashing... public fountain splashing,
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