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>> tdrivers on i.-5 were faced y a wall of fire. good evening, thanks for joining us. >> i'm dan ashley. the fire is burning not far from the shasta-trinity national forest. >> abc 7 news reporter is following the story. lillian? >> reporter: this fast moving fire trapped thousands of people on interstate 5 and it's their video that's giving us a close-up look. >> oh, my god. it's coming toward us. >> you could they're the horror in her voice. this is video posted on instagram by the woman trapped on interstate 5. flames broke out this afternoon. a huge plume of smoke could be
seen above while these people flee for their lives. >> that car just caught afire. we cannot stay right here. we gotta walk! >> reporter: so far the fires are not burning towards large towns but it is threatening cabins. i-5 is closed about 10 miles north of redding to south of mount shasta. julio vega was stuck. we spoke to him on skype. >> some of the guys that were in front of us, i don't know, like five or ten trucks in front of us were closer to it. they had to drop their trailers and turn around. >> the forest service has launched a full aircraft and ground response. 600 firefighters vr called in. this fire comes just weeks after the car fire which destroyed 1100 homes and killed eight
people in the same area was declared contained last week. >> we want to touch base with sandy to see what firefighters are facing tomorrow and in the hours ahead. sandy. >> the temperatures are starting to drop and the humidity creeping up. it is 73 right now. breeze is out of the east-southeast gusting to 12 miles per hour. winds will remain changing through the next 24 hours, switching direction, which could make it challenging. combine that with the heat, five out of the next seven days in the 90s. you can see the smoke from the fire going all the way out towards the niece for miles and even our live doppler 7 picking up the intensity of in a fire all the way bringing you to the present time tonight. that's how intense that fire has been burning.
hopefully overnight they'll make progress. anna? >> thank you so much. new developments in the south bay where a principal has been forced to resign. abc books our reporter is live in san jose with reaction. amanda. >> reporter: alma, i want to start off with the reasoning, i should say. she writes to the board and says it's a distraction to the school. adding she hopes her absence will bring peace to presentation. >> when i was a student here she >> ror so told school administration was groped, she wanted help. >> i was devastated. >> reporter: decades later she wrote about how she' chooefd piece.
the letter published in the washington post. lee haynes says her resignation is a critical step for sexual abuse and for current and future students, to assure their safety is top priority. and hoping the move will allow the staff and new administration to focus on the success. >> i think it's important for leadership to change. as much as i learned from mary miller. >> reporter: this woman was shot by a spanish teacher. johnson devastated to hear about the allegations against miller. lee haines says after her story was published, more than 30 people came forward to say they were abused, too. >> she did a lot of good for presentation. there is no doubt about that. she victimized dozens of girls. ller'sregn is effective
september 14th. a search for a new president begins immediately. i'm live tonight, abc 7 news. >> in the south way a former account apt for the city of cupertino is accused of embezzling nearly $800,000 worth of funds. she faces 68 charges. the city says she took advantage of the outdated financial system to do the scheme. chang retired a year later. >> developing news. the president is responding to a scathing, anonymous op-ed written by the new york times. he tweeted a one word question. "treason?" our reporter has a look. >> reporter: on the heels of the first look at bob woodward's yum coming book about a trump white house in chaos. the new york times op-ed report
reads "i work for the president but like-mimed colleagues and i have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations. we believe our first duty is to the country and the president continues to act in a manner that is detrimental. the root of the rob is the president's amor rality. the president's leadership style is impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective. senior officials express their daily disbelief at the commander in chief's comments and actions. his impulsiveness results until half baked, il informed and occasionally reckless decisions that often have to be walked back. americans should know that there are adults in the room. we fullyhappennd we're trying to
what's right even when donald trump won't. the president blasting them and the new york times. >> you tell me about some anonymous source about someone in the administration and probably failing for a lot of reasons and the new york times is failing. >> reporter: abc 7 news. >> senator pamela harris of california went last in the questioning today about supreme court nominee kavanagh. >> how can you not remember whether or not you had a conversation about robert mueller or his investigation with anyone at that law firm? >> i don't -- >> the investigation has been going on for so long, sir. >> i'm just trying to think do i know anyone that works at that firm. >> that's not my question. my question is have you ever had any conversation with anyone at that firm. it's a specific question.
>> i would like to know the person you're thinking of. what if there's -- >> i'm thinking you're thinking of someone you don't want to tell us lt. >> he could not provide an answer. 66 protestors chs. >> tragedy at yosemite. a team from israel has died. an 18-year-old slipped and fell more than 800 feet while trying to take a selfie at the edge of nevada falls. he was in the middle of a two-month trip to the united states. >> a series of sexual assaults, an incident yesterday and last saturday, too. police say an attempted sexual assault was reported on august 6th near the park. police say residents who visit the park helped identify the suspect. >> new at 11:00. a scare for shoppers when east
bay mall was put on lockdown. police chased four suspects inside. two of the suspects dumped their guns inside the mall. it was closed for about an hour and the weapons were recovered. one of the suspects was able to get away. police won't say why they were wanted. into thieves in the eighth local apple store robbery in just a few weeks. we flew above the store in loss gatos. they say men ripped things off the tables. similar things have been happening across apple storlgs. tonight but it will likely be a test. the chp says they're testing shotspotter. the system will help pinpoint
the time as well as location of free-way shootings. >> levis and guns. why the levis wrapped is jumping into the gun control debate. >> and the new controversial add featuring colin kaepernick. >> here's a look at what's coming up after abc 7 news at 11:00. jimmy? >> thanks. there's so much going on tonight, i'm almost sick. >> it's not fair! she gets like new woke jimmy. i had man
. new at 11:00 levi strauss is jumping into the gun control debate. it's calling for stricter gun laws and is donating money. >> levi strauss is making sure its position on gun control comes in one size. the president and ceo of leave ice wrote an article this week and wrote you may wonder why a company like united states is
wading into the issue. for us, it's simple. americans shouldn't have to live in fear of guchb violence. >> they pledged $1 million to places limit limb nating gun violence. how will this affect your bottom line? >> i care about the companies. >> reporter: she's a customer and is pleased to learn about the company's position on gun control. >> makes me want to buy them more. >> reporter: the nra said their mission is to disarm law abiding sit stens. >> that's my concern. >> reporter: daniel was wearing leavize when we met him at a gun club. he is worried about levi's approach to gun violence. >> everybody's against it but how are they going to stop that? are they going to try to stop guns or education? >> he said to start he'd like
criminal background checks on all gun sales. sales. kate larsson, nbc 7 news. >> the apparel company released a two-minute long commercial fair i'ded by kaepernick. >> ask if your dreams are crazy enough. >> you can watch the full ad on abc7news.com. >> now that gwyneth paltrow's service has settled a lawsuit, how the do we know what online claims to believe? dr. jen gunty. >> i advise women that they shouldn't be taking advice from websites that also sell them the
same product because that injects o a lot of bias. >> she has nor on what we need to know. the full interview is tomorrow at 7:00. >> inching closer to the weekend. >> meteorologist sandy patel is here. sandy? >> temperatures will bounce back to where they are this year, above normal by the end of the week and the weekend. i want to show you a time laps for my east bay hills camera. as you watch you'll see the marine layer trying to make its push across the bay and towards the valleys. you'll notice some hazy conditions up that is actually smoke layers from the wildfires that are burning. so we have been seeing a combination of both, which is why the air quality toemt tomorrow will be impacted due to the smoke. moderate air caught for all parts of the bay area. in the weekend it will improve. we'll see some good air quality later on in the week and the weekend. here's a look at the weekend.
friday is going to heat up. 96 degrees inlapd. the coast will remain comfortable. saturday and sunday temperatures moderate but a wide range of fremgts the 60s to the 90s. a live look from our san jose 87 camera. we have low clouds as we look towards the south way. temperatures in the 50s, 60s. live doppler 7 showing you quite a bit of low cloudiness around the bay. what's left of norman. that is going to leave up to a half a foot of official rain. back to the bay area. emoriville camera showing you the view across the bay. a little foggy. between 5:00 and 8:00 a.c.
expect pockets of poor visibility. in the afternoon some of the low clouds will hang around the coast. the rest of you looking at sunshine. tomorrow morning don't leave home without a jack. temperatures in the 50s with the low clouds and fog around. for the afternoon hazy sunshine. a little warmer than today. 87 degrees in conquer, liver moore, 82 santa rosa, san francisco, half moon bay in the 60s. oakland, 7. 80 in san jose. you can download the accuweather app and download the temperatures anytime you want. warmer tomorrow with a heat spike on friday. mid 90s and mid 60s coast. we'll have the summer spread for the weekend with temperatures coming down a little bit. cooler and breezy monday through webs of next week. below average temperatures for wednesday a week from this friday, we may be tracking a few raindrops. >> really? >> i know. it's really still far out there. we'll keep you posted. >> thanks.
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dave stewart. complete with a ceremonial first pitch. luis severino had a tougher time. jed lowrie. 2-0 as. later in the first, opposite field. almost hit the home run there. instead it's a double. khris davis in. 3-0 as. into the dirt again. sanchez. olson scores. 4-0. aaron boone is like what is going on. stephen piscotty, two more score. 6-0 athletics. severino didn't make it out of the third. as take two out of three from the yanks. they're two and a half behind the yankees in the wild card. how about the giants and colorado. road trip. bruno mars tickets? a thousand dollars in giants only h the on-deck circle.
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there's a guy on this thing. >> there's a guy on a unicorn. is this real? he is two miles out and that is rule. >> do not this. >> this man was fishing. >> there's a rod in his hand. >> something is attached to that fishing rod, that's how he got two miles out. they start talking to him and say hey, buddy, do you need some help? he's like, sure. >> what's your name? >> tim. >> tim. >> his name's tim. >> wait a minute. so this guy was still fishing and wasn't calling for help, didn't think that he was in danger being -- shore? he had any plan on how to >> they never really get into that. >> he's asking for help, what's he going to do call on a cell phone? it doesn't work way out there. >> and what is on the end of that line. >> he's getting toad around.