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explosions, tanks tanks and hostages. dramatic moments at the restaurant under siege by isis supporters m i'm lawyer rebeale in -- i'm lawyer beale in -- larry beil in for dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. the associated press reports the 10-hour standoff is over. >> armored tanks rolled down the streets in a raid to rescue the hostages. about 35 people were held captive. at least 13 hostages have just been found safe. they found six bodies all to be of the militants. >> at least two police officers died in a gun fight and another 30 people are wounded. this all began when gunmen attacked the holy artisan bakery when the cafe turned into a restaurant for the evening hours. one waiter barely escaped. >> i was working in the pizza kitchen and i saw two men
begin their attack. they ducked for cover or started to run. i managed to make it on to the roof of the building. they were throwing bombs and the windows were shaking. >> the popular restaurant in the diplomatic area was packed at the end of another day-long fast in the islamic holy month of ramadan. the attackers chanting "god is great." neighbors watched in horror. >> explosions happened and i heard it like it was a loud boom. >> it is one mile from the american embassy that warned u.s. citizens to shelter in place. >> we are still accounting for all private american citizens who may have been in the area m we don't have finality on that. >> the state department spokesperson says all-americans working for the united states mission are safe. isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. to stay on top of this story and other breaking news
download it to get updates as they happen. new at 11:00, it is not the fourth of july and already they are dealing with illegal fireworks. katie has a firsthand look now. katie? >> reporter: the banner says it all, but we did see fireworks in san jose. they are illegal, all of them, and dangerous and now your neighbors can turn you in. we went to a vantage point as the sun went down and this is what we saw. >> there is no safe way to do it in your front yard. even the smaller devices, the ones that used to be called safe and sane, people get hurt from those every year. >> he has seen one person burned on their face, arms and legs. san jose police have made two arrests this week. and in palo alto, firefighters battled three fireworks related brushfires. >> it is very dangerous p. >> for the first time in san jose, you can report illegal
activity on-line. >> they can go to san jose ca.go/fireworks and report any fire work-related activity and submit videos and pictures as well. >> if you are busted, prepare to pay. fines in san jose range from $500 to $1,000. fines increased in santa cruz where all fireworks are outlawed. >> it is an all hands on deck. we will have every available officer patrolling our streets downtown, beaches and parks. >> we want people to come out of the holiday weekend safe and with smiles on their faces and pleasant memories. >> increased enforcement lasts through july 5th. abc7 news. are you looking at a burned hillside above union city. the fire department tweeted out this video. a brushfire charred about three acres along may road. it broke out at 2:40 this
afternoon. sphie meanwhile, this fire slowed the weekend get away for a lot of people in solano county. it broke out near interstate 680 just before 7:00 p.m. the crews contained the flames to two acres near marsh view road. no struck tours were threatened. a holiday weekend is upon us mow. >> finally not a moment too soon. let's check in with sandhya patel. hi, sandhya. >> hi, larry and ama. we do have the fog as we start off our holiday weekend. look at the planner. it is somewhere under the fog. 7:00 a.m. we will have foggy temperatures. sunshine bay and inland 50s to 70s and it is cool at the coast at 4:00 p.m., but warm inland. upper 50s to low 90s. by the evening hours it is mild around the bay and inland, but it will be on the cool side near the coastline. the fog, will it be around for
your fireworks forecast? will it take a holiday? i'll be back to let you know. ama? >> we have new video from san francisco where a woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a charter bus. the crash happened before 6:00. the woman was riding a scooter when the bus turned into her. we are told passengers on the skyline coach bus were let off after the crash. no one else was hurt. police haven't determined who is at fault. >> new at 11:00, san francisco police are investigating a car crash involving a limo and pedestrian. it happened at 9:30 on 19th avenue and winston drive. that's next to the galleria. the victim has been taken to the hospital. there is no word on the extent of the victim's injuries. california's already tough gun laws are even tighter tonight. jerry brown signed six new bills into law including one that bans rifles with removable magazines. california will now require background checks to buy ammunition, ban the loan of a
weapon to anybody without a background check and make it a crime to file a false report that a gun was stolen. lawmakers were motivated by the mass shootings in air -- in san bernadino and florida. they say the gun laws are not the answer. >> every time there are more terrorist attacks they will try to cut down on the gun laws and take our rights away. criminals are exempt from the law. >> i think the american people are ready for a change. how many people have to die before we say enough is enough? >> the new laws are expected to be challenged in court. you might face delays if you are heading between the east bay and marin county this woke end. weekend. i apologize we wanted to have that for you. one lane is closed on the bridge's upper deck until 8:00 for emergency pothole repairs. they will close one lane from 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 tomorrow morning.
visiting the golden gate bridge won't be easy this weekend. abc7 news was at the parking lot as they closed off the car access. the north and south lots will be closed from 11:00 in the morning until 5:00 p.m. the north visitor's lot will be closed all day. whale watchers are heading to the san mateo coastline in mass to see an amazing show. >> oyeah. a humpback whale is breaching the water off pacifica. sergio is live in pacifica tonight with what is causing this unusual sight. sergio? >> ama, it is pretty unusual to have the whales come in so close to shore. this afternoon i was talking with a resident and a fisherman who figures the whales we saw today were swimming in water 12 feet deep. this is a spectacular show that people have been watching at pacifica state beach the last few days. >> we saw so many whales. you can see the spouts coming up and every once in awhile
they would pop up and breech. >> they are among the dozens of surferses who have been getting an up close and personal look at the whales. >> right there, there is the spout. it is great. it is really fun. >> the word is out and this is the place for easy whale watching. these folks are from missouri. >> my father-in-law lives in pacifica and he has been telling us about the whales. >> they dive up and come back down. they are beautiful. >> scientists tell us recent weather patterns have pushed us closer and the whales are coming in to feed. you can see it on the individual yoy on sky 7hd. >> they will do a circle under the water down below the school of fish to try to coral them into a tighter school, and then they will come up through the middle of the school with their mouth open. >> what we don't know is how long this will last. residents and surfers tell us they are enjoying the show. abc7 news.
steel ahead on abc7 -- still ahead on abc7 news at 11:00, it is not a league of their own. they are going pro-ed and making history. >> and jumping from tree limb to tree limb, the orangutan that caused panic at an amusement park. >> and gearing up for the fourth of july with what else but a stare down and a hot dog. >> here is what is coming up on gem me -- "jimmy kimmel live." >> here is what awaits you if you so desire it. >> my sweet 60 has to be ferocious. >> i think we have a party. >> ♪ so much more to life x sweet
los altos, antioch, petaluma and all of the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> remember the movie "a league of their own"? gina davis and rosie o'donnell, no crying in baseball? celebrating women in baseball in world war ii. >> 70 years later two women are making history. cor they will bernard -- cornell bernard is live in sonoma with the latest. >> in the lineup, two women who took the field alongside the men. it was no movie plot, but a
famous hollywood director may get the credit. [applause]. >> if you said tonight's starting pitcher for the sonoma stompers throws like a girl, you'd be right. that is 25-year-old stacy on the mound making a bit of history. >> i try not to think of the hype of it. i play baseball. >> kelsey whit more is in left field. she is 17 and a standout softball player from southern california and tonight her mind was on one thing. >> everything i had went out and i was focusing on my game. everything cleared. i felt right. >> this is history in the making. the first time since the 1950s two women have been on the same team in a men's professional league. the idea came from none other than hollywood director francis ford copolla. >> he charged us with the mission to find a couple of women who could play alongside the men. >> some guys on the team have
micked emotions. >> if they can come out and play with us and compete with us, thisy deserve to have -- they deserve to have their opportunity. >> even in a shared locker room. >> nobody is walking around naked or anything. >> it is not a publicity stunt, but it did fill the stands. >> women in baseball? it is time. haven't you seen "a league of their own"? dirt in the skirt. >> we are paving the way for young girls and it is amazing and great, but at the same time we do it because it is the game we love. >> they lost this game, but stacy and kelsey are back in the lineup this weekend playing on what has to be their field of dreams. cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> that is fantastic. >> very cool. an orangutan who escaped in florida is back in its enclosure. they used a trapping -- tranquilizer to stop it. it was in a tree when it was loose. this is the second time in two weeks that an orangutan has escaped the
enclosure. no one was hurt in either incident. >> it was the 10th largest jackpot and nobody won it. here are tonight's w winning mega millions numbers, 20, 41, 42, 45, 49 and the mega ball, 14. we have the numbers on our website at abc7news.com. since nobody won, the $415 million jackpot, tuesday's jackpot, will grow to at least $449 million. it will tie for the seventh largest jackpot in u.s. history. >> breathe it in. >> it would be so nice. we play in the office pool. does sandhya patel even play? >> you guys didn't even ask me to play. >> we meant to invite you. >> i won't blame ama because i know she thinks about it. >> let's look at the time lapse as we look toward san francisco.
late this afternoon into the evening we saw the fog coming back in from the coastline and it was making for a pretty picture. july 1st, the fog in san francisco is pretty typical and we will take a look at what it is showing up on live doppler 7hd. it is foggy. it is misty as well in the golden gate bridge. visibility is down to two and a half miles in half moon bay. it is going to be dense in pockets by morning you are not down to two and a half. keep that in mind. the temperature is in the 50s and the 60s. you are warm in the 70s. i do want to remind you that the national weather service has issued a beach hazard statement. it is in effect until monday night. there is a risk of strong rip currents and because of the cold water if you are are trapped in one of the rip currents that could lead to hypothermia, keep that in mind as you make your plans and if your plans do include the santa cruz beach boardwalk you are going to be looking at nice afternoons. upper 60s as far as the forecast goes.
in the morning you will have fog and temperatures in the low 50s. a live look from the abc7 news exploratorium camera, coit tower is surrounded by gray skies. typical pattern for the fourth of july weekend. we are looking at limited fog. a detailed forecast in a moment. when you get going with your plans for the holidays, mostly 50s and maybe a jacket or sweater. it will keep you warm. as you take a look at the fog, 7:00 a.m. it is going to be around near the bay and the coastline. the fog will start to pull away from the bay and it will remain there until the afternoon. those of you who loved the fog, this is your woke end of those who don't, head inland and you will have plenty of sun. 80 los gatos, gilroy, 76 sunnyvale. on the peninsula, mid70s tomorrow. redwood city, menlo park, 71 in san mateo. pacifica, half moon bay, upper 50s. 58 daly city and 63 in
downtown san francisco. north bay, 76 in napa and 72 san rafael and vallejo. it will be a nice day in the east bay. 68 berk looy and 69 oakland. inland will cool a few more degrees. we are looking at 83 in concord and 86 in livermore and 90 in antioch. antioch you were in the mid-nineties. here is a look at the fourth of july fireworks forecast. 9:30 it will be clear inland. that's not the case at the coastline where the fog will be sitting. right around the bay it will be partly cloudy. it will be at the san francisco fireworks and make sure you have your jacket. short sleeves will do. san jose 69. accu-weather seven-day forecast it is a summer spread and upper 50s to low 90s. and then a slight dip in the readings for your sunday. fourth of july is pretty typical . the barbecues and the picnics and a little
all right, there he is. you are looking at joey chestnut for the weigh in at the hot dog eating contest. he hopes to reclaim the mustard belt from this man. he is one of the world's most prolific eaters. they will meet at coney island. sucking them down. he ended chestnut's eight-year rein by eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes. gosh. how is it even possible? well he only had 60 dogs last year. >> quite the showdown. you are not going to out eat
abc7 sports is brought to you by riverwalk casino. >> the giants flew into arizona and got there at 3:00 in the morning. they started a series with the diamondbacks. johnny cuedo is going for another win. who wants to dip into the pool? look out sparky. the giants were down 3-0. down the line and brandon crawford scores on a triple. gillespie is hot in this game. singled and doubled. he wasn't great. he pitched seven innings and gave up four runs. he gets the win because the offense came alive late.
two outs for trevor brown and in for buster posey. it is 5-4 giants. and then here it comes and there it goes. opo taco. you have to be strong to go opposite field like that. the a as inter leaguing with the pirates. that is the fastest elephant in baseball right there. just like last night marcus simeon hits a homerun in the bought m to of the first. a two-run shot off jeff lock. his 17th. a's in a flash. what happened to sonny gray. he had two wild pitches and his 12th of the year. the a's lead it 3-2. he goes six innings and allows seven runs on seven hits. there is a double in the 6th and the pirates take the series opener 7-3. the warriors made their pitch to kevin durant.
the clippers wooed the star. one person said they were blown away of but they would have to jettison most of the roster. they are expected to decide where to sign soon. the hawks came to terms with cebt basemore. he was a guy who had his card filled with popcorn. they filled it with cash. 4 years 70 million for a guy who worked hard to make himself a player in the league. four years and 38 million with the bucks. delly averaged four and a half points for the cavs. the sharks sign botger. he is a speedy forward and he had 17 goals and 34 assists last year. they signed the defenseman four years and 8.4 million. these moves will make the sharks faster and deeper. to the pitch we go.
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