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what's believed to be the longest stretch of any american unit in the great war, fighting alongside the french. because white american soldiers refused to serve with them. two hellfighters, henry johnson and nita roberts, were the first americans to get a french award for heroism. but the unit received little recognition from the u.s. government until today when president biden signed a law to award the harlem hellfighters the congressional gold medal. that's "nightline" for this evening. catch our full episodes on hulu. we'll see you right back here we'll see you right back here is your family ready for an emergency? you can prepare by mapping out two ways to escape your home, creating a supply kit, and including your whole family in practice drills. for help creating an emergency plan, visit safetyactioncenter.pge.com another day, another chance. for help creating an emergency plan, make the most of it with the network that can deliver gig speeds to the most businesses. and get the advanced cybersecurity solutions you need with comcast business securityedge.
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a little preparation will make you and your family safer in an emergency. a week's worth of food and water, radio, flashlight, batteries and first aid kit are a good start to learn more, visit safetyactioncenter.pge.com >> more sinking at the millennium tower and part of the
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plan to fix the project has been put on hold. >> coming out, when you can expect to get in line. >> a scary sight as wildfire ash rains down on lake tahoe. >> back to summer. your temperatures and smoke forecast, coming up. abc 7 news at 11:00 starts right now. >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. >> we begin with several developing stories. fremont police gave an update on a shooting involving a police officer. officers responded to a report of a shooting after 5:15 tonight at southlake mobile home park. the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a short time later, police say officers found a suspect nearby with a gun. next during the interaction between the person who matched the description of the shooter and the officer, the officer fired their service weapon at the suspect. >> police say they are
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interviewing officers and witnesses to get more details. >> oakland police say a person shot by officers is in the hospital in stable conditions at the la quinta inn at the coliseum. police say the individual was wanted on a criminal warrant for manslaughter and to think firearms were recovered at the scene. >> in the south bay, more than 100 homes are under evacuation orders because of a gas leak. a third-party contractor hit a natural gas line just before 10:00 a.m. the fire department says the situation later escalated and homes and businesses will be evacuated until at least 8:00 a.m. a shelter was set up at the community center. pg&e is continuing to vent the line. pears will begin tomorrow morning. community members are in shock tonight after a freight train slammed into a vehicle, killing a 12-year-old boy. >> a collision happened this afternoon at east cypress road and main street. ryan with reaction from the community.
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ryan: it is a somber day for members of the oy.before 1:00 pa car crashed with a train. a 12-year-old boy died and a 19-year-old woman was sent to the hospital with critical injuries. >> i saw a big cloud of just and then i saw the train come to a halt and then everyone got out. there was some attention being paid so i got out of mike ryan looked and i saw the suv sitting there. ryan: the 12-year-old was a student at delta middle school. >> we don't want people dying from our school and stuff like that. that's heartbreaking for our school. ryan: he said share that a delta vista student passed away earlier today as a result of the vehicle accident. we have readied our crisis management team and counselors will be on campus to provide bereavement support services to students and staff." >> that's horrible. we have not had any accidents
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involving a train in years. that it actually took the life of a 12-year-old child is really sad. ryan: when she heard the news, she immediately felt sorry for the family. >> when it is a child involved, it is devastating, especially if you are a parent. ryan: despite it being an emotional day, community members want the family to know they support them. >> i will pray for them. we have so many things going on right now. trauma left and right. ryan: abc 7 news. >> cooler temperatures and higher humidity should help firefighters in their battle against the caldor fire. it is now 12% contained after scorching 197 square miles. they hope to contain the fire by september 8. crews are trying to stop its advance towards lake tahoe which is 20 miles away. >> looks like snow. that is actually ash raining down in lake tahoe tonight, floating across the screen. this is a live picture.
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stagnant smoke and swirling ash have filled the sky for several days as we get the latest. you can see it right there. we know it is happening and it is really affecting air quality. >> meteorologist sandhya patel has a look at the impact. sandhya: we are looking at the impacts continuing through the middle of next week in the lake tahoe area. let me show you the conditions from the tahoe area today and this is just a timelapse showing you what it looked like. the fire surrounding tahoe is so explosive that it is really hard to get rid of the smoke and you can see it here on the satellite perspective and there are new fires burning southwest of tahoe. air quality at this hour, unhealthy in red for south lake tahoe. carson city is hazardous. as we look at the smoke forecast, we will continue to see the thick concentration of smoke over the sierra nevada but with the wind direction switching into friday, notice the purple right over the calder fire and the kirkwood area and then it comes right back up
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again back towards south lake tahoe on friday. i will be back with a local look at our air were cast and the smoke along with the heat, coming right up. ama: you can track the air quality any time with our real-time weather tracker. this is on our abc 7 bay area connected tv app. download it wherever you stream. search abc 7 bay area. larry: san francisco's millennium tower is sinking again. the latest problems have forced repair work to stop. j.r. stone with a look at the new challenge engineers are facing. jr: all may look normal look nom building representatives say this construction work has been halted due to more sinking. this time, another inch, which means the tower at mission and fremont is leaning five inches on the top as the february -- as of february of last year, it already sank a 17 inches since first opening in 2009.
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this construction work is a multimillion dollar project to fix that problem. now, accelerated settlement, which is due to construction activities related to installation of 36 inch and 24 inch casings has been seen. basically, that work has consisted of 52 piles being drilled. 250 feet into bedrock. three times deeper than the current piles used with a goal of stabilizing the building. now, more sinking. worrisome to some but not former san francisco mayor willie brown who lives here and believes in those working on the project. >> $100 million and it is is i brains of m.i.t. who made the assessment to go all the way down to bedrock. j.r.: in 2016, you may remember the homeowner who put this golf ball on the floor of a millennium tower unit and then started rolling, signifying the tilt of the building and leading
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towards lawsuits. construction work has now been stopped for two weeks to four weeks while engineers work in determining how to solve this issue going forward. with so my people focused on his building, he says he believes it is safe and says he will sleep just fine at night. >> no trouble at all. as a matter of fact, i will be sleeping better because i know it will not be too long before someone offers me a lot more than we pay for it. >> while there has been tilting, there's been no material harm to the actual building. it remains fully safe. j.r. stone, abc 7 news. ama: abc 7 news confirmed the cdc is working on establishing a timeline to prioritize specific groups to get covid-19 booster shots but how long should we wait in between doses? stephanie sierra has a look at the timeline. stephanie: covid-19 booster shots will be here in less than a month. for those of you who received the single dose johnson &
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johnson vaccine, should you rush to get one? >> if i was a healthy 30-year-old, i'm sure i would run out to get a booster. if i was 70 and got j&j, i probably would. >> there covid-19 booster vaccine increased antibodies nine fold, 28 days after the first shot. but it's important to note this study is based off the results of 17 people. the bigger question is if you got your j&j shot eight months ago, should you get one or two additional doses? >> two is better than one. it does look like one additional dose of one of the mrnas, whether it does bump your immunity from your j&j up considerably. stephanie: any delay in the timeline of rolling out boosters could impact the severity of future covid surges. >> you are going to create a longer window of potentially waning immunity. people could get infected.
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stephanie: health care workers in nursing home residents will be eligible in september. it is expected people over 70 will be next and the general population and adolescence will follow by december or january. >> there are questions about the dosages as well. was there too much, too little? that is being worked out for all the pediatric vaccines. >> experts are trying to determine if the gap between doses for pfizer and moderna was long enough to make the second shot the most effective. >> if you have a little bit more of a space in between, you get over your primary immune reaction and then you are at a point where you can get a secondary immune reaction. >> you think a longer waiting period will be recommended moving forward? >> if this was more leisurely, if we had a more slow-moving epidemic, probably would not have seen these gaps. you probably would have seen something longer. stephanie: if we had a two month waiting period, could we be in a better place right now and would
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vaccine efficacy be higher? rutherford says it is possible and could be recommended down the line. in the newsroom, stephanie sierra, abc 7 news. larry: moderna has completed its submission to the fda for full approval of its vaccine. it is currently available under emergency use authorization for people 18 and up. the fda gave full approval to the pfizer vaccine on monday. ama: delta air lines is adding a surcharge for employees who will not get vaccinated. workers will face weekly testing and a 200 dollar monthly health insurance surcharge. that is to offset the $40,000 it cost to hospitalize each covid patient. we have an entire team dedicated to the latest information about the vaccines. to ask them questions, go to abc 7 news.com/ask seen and click on the blue box. larry: the latest on a firefight in southern california. ama: from bad to worse, dramatic images of the droughts impact on
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the bay area. larry: mountain dew launches what may be its most extreme flavor yet. ama: a look at what is coming up tonight on jimmy kimmel live with rupaul. >> thanks. rupaul is here so get turnt, girl. >> my eyes are that color. >> the spray tan is not. the nails are not. i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen...
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to help you reach and stay undetectable. research shows people who take hiv treatment as prescribed and get to and stay undetectable can no longer transmit hiv through sex. don't take dovato if you're allergic to its ingredients or if you take dofetilide. taking dovato with dofetilide can cause serious or life-threatening side effects. hepatitis b can become harder to treat while on dovato. don't stop dovato without talking to your doctor, as your hepatitis b may worsen or become life-threatening. serious or life-threatening side effects can occur, including allergic reactions, lactic acid buildup, and liver problems. if you have a rash and other symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop dovato and get medical help right away. tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or if you are, may be, or plan to be pregnant. dovato may harm your unborn baby. use effective birth control while on dovato. do not breastfeed while taking dovato. most common side effects are headache, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, tiredness, and anxiety.
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so much goes into who i am. hiv medicine is one part of it. ask your doctor about dovato-i did. ♪ larry: developing news.
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at least four homes burned when a brush fire erupted in san bernardino county near fontana. 1000 people were ordered to leave their homes. firefighters rescued two people who ignored the evacuation orders and then called for help when flames surrounded their home. when they tell you to get out, you got to get out. people scrambled to rescue farm animals from branches including llamas, horses, pigs, and sheep. the fire is 0% contained tonight. larry: several families -- ama: several families in san diego are stranded in afghanistan. 24 children became stuck while visiting relatives. u.s. diplomats warned americans today to immediately leave several gates into the ka bul airport due to security threats. larry: four of the 46 candidates in the recall election debated tonight in sacramento. this was the first debate to include a democrat.
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kevin joining john cox, kevin kiley, and kevin faulkner on stage. the first question was about vaccine mandates. >> our best opportunity is indeed to educate. we are not going to mandate our way out of covid-19. we want everybody to be healthy, safe. the best way to do that is to educate folks to get that vaccine and that is the best way that we are all going to get over this together as californians. >> another hot topic, the drought. >> day one, i will begin a state of emergency to begin the construction of a pipeline to the mississippi river. we will build an interstate pipeline by coordinating with joe biden and the federal government. this sounds outlandish but we have a massive problem. researchers and phd's have come up with a solution that would take 14 powerplants to pump water here. we can buy cheaper and cleaner water. >> candidates were asked about
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plans to build more housing. >> in california, it takes years and cost us millions of dollars. that is the reason we don't have the housing supply we need. there are simple reforms we can make. rolling back the cost to add $150,000 to the price of a home before the product gets off the ground, certainly streamlining the approval process. >> what they can do to make california more affordable. >> the real problem is spending. ims cpa. we should not have most of the boards and commissions we have. we are going to have an audit of every single agency, starting with the edd. larry: governor newsom has declined to participate. they are elder and caitlyn jenner say they will only debate if newsom is involved. ama: she visited the tenderloin to discuss the opioid epidemic and homelessness issue. >> we have to do something about this.
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we need to help these people, bottom line. we need law enforcement to come in. we need to clean the city up. we need to find places for them to go, affordable housing. we need rehabilitation programs. ama: jenner says she can get the job done because she is a hard-working, commonsense person. you have until monday to register to vote for the recall election. after that, you can do what is called conditional voter registration all the way up to election day on tuesday, september 14. larry: alameda county held a drought town hall where water officials say they are considering taking more action. experts from five water agencies weighed in on their drought strategies. the manager of the water agency says it will consider a 15% voluntary conservation order. the agency is holding a special board meeting on september 1. ama: the santa clara water district gave residents a side-by-side comparison of its
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reservoirs. on the left, you can see how they looked in 2017. on the right is how they look this month. valley water says its reservoirs are at just 12.5% of capacity. it is only mid-august so not expecting a whole lot of rain anytime soon. larry: the forecast. sandhya: hopefully this winter, we see a lot of rain, and that would help fill some of the reservoirs. let me show you what the air quality looked like. better today. it was in the green to yellow which is good to moderate air quality here locally. we have had a nice sea breeze coming through but bigger changes are coming as we head towards the next few days so let's start with the big changes ahead and we will start to see the wind direction which. it will not be coming off the ocean any longer as we head into friday, saturday, sunday. it will be more of a north wind as high pressure builds in and with the ridge building in, that north wind is going to pull the smoke from northern california
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right into the bay area. do not worry. you still have one more day to enjoy it, as you will notice, just a little bit of haze but it's not going to be as smoky as what we were anticipating coming friday, saturday, sunday. catholic tahoe will be dealing with heavy smoke as we go into tomorrow near the called or fire as he going to 11:00 a.m. friday, notice the red pouring into our region. that is higher concentration of smoke said the air quality will decline. from our south beach camera, a fuzzy view of san francisco. their quality forecast, good to moderate tomorrow. moderate for friday, saturday, sunday. i would not be surprised if the air district issues and air-quality advisory as we get closer to the time period. fog along the coastline will not go very far. it was 2000 feet deep earlier in the week, 1400 feet, so it will be by the bay and the coast. 50's and 60's on those temperatures as you look at the hour-by-hour forecast. the lunch hour, 70's and 80's
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inland and it will be comfortable near the coast. inland areas tomorrow afternoon into the low and mid 90's. that shallow marine layer tonight. limited fog overnight. patchy morning drizzle. heat spikes friday through sunday with hazier and smoky are skies and moderate to high heat risk expected inland. watch out for the fog and a little bit of drizzle. visibility will be a little bit low, especially near the coastline, but for the afternoon, should see an improvement with the sun breaking through. 40's to 60's on your temperatures out the door and then for the afternoon, you are looking at 94 in antioch, 93 in concord, 70 in san francisco, 88 in santa rosa, 77 in oakland. temperatures today, well below average as we head into tomorrow, warming it up, and it will be hazy friday, saturday. hot inland. heat risk will be there in the inland valleys where it gets hot and then the temperatures will
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larry: alright, who wants spicy soda? flaming hot cheetahs and mountain dew are teaming up to create flaming hot mountain dew. what? ama: they say the sweet citrus flavor of mountain dew combined with spicy kicked up flavor of flaming hot is the most extreme taste experience yet. the drink is available online starting tuesday although the website currently says sold out. that's as opposed to eating flaming hot cheetahs and then washing them down doing the dew . larry: might be not bad. chris alvarez handling sports and the click bait.
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>> sports on abc 7 is sponsored by your local toyota dealers. chris: the giants need just one more win to secure their first winning season since 2016. kris bryant and the giants taking on the mets in the big apple. top four scoreless since that bryant guy so load last to left and this one was way gone -- so loed last to left. pete alonso, grounded to third. bryant's throat was offline. 1-1. top of the seven, giants down 2-1. first pitch swinging and rips the two rpi double to right. brian and dickerson are going to score safe right there.
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taiwan walker frustrated as the bullpen lets it slip away to the ninth. high fly to center and austin slater and alex dickerson, they let it drop. noca medication as the ball falls. bases-loaded for alonso. jammed. tommy la stella snags it. 3-2. improving to 17-5 in the month of august. >> we did not play our best defense tonight and that four-star pitchers to work harder -- forced our pitchers to work harder. we made enough plays, got enough hits to win tonight's game. chris: name that quarterback. 49ers had coached kyle shanahan asked do you have a starting cornerback? shanahan says he has a pretty good idea who will be the starter week one when they play in detroit september 12. is there an advantage, not naming a starter? as the coach tells us, he's thinking of asking the media. >> you are welcome. i will try and get you more
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clicks. >> i have a pretty good idea. chris: san jose earthquakes forward representing the mls all-stars. corner kick perfection. the dance moves, 1-1 penalty kicks. the game-winner. the mls all-stars when 3-2 in penalty kicks. according to quality logo products, sammy the spartan ranked the seventh most sexy mascot. stanford tree ranked eight of the 10 worst mascots. this sports report spo
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i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen... to help you reach and stay undetectable. research shows people who take hiv treatment as prescribed and get to and stay undetectable can no longer transmit hiv through sex. don't take dovato if you're allergic to its ingredients or if you take dofetilide. taking dovato with dofetilide can cause serious or life-threatening side effects. hepatitis b can become harder to treat while on dovato. don't stop dovato without talking to your doctor, as your hepatitis b may worsen or become life-threatening. serious or life-threatening side effects can occur,
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including allergic reactions, lactic acid buildup, and liver problems. if you have a rash and other symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop dovato and get medical help right away. tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or if you are, may be, or plan to be pregnant. dovato may harm your unborn baby. use effective birth control while on dovato. do not breastfeed while taking dovato. most common side effects are headache, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, tiredness, and anxiety. so much goes into who i am. hiv medicine is one part of it. ask your doctor about dovato-i did. ♪ ama: thank you so much for watching. larry: right now on jimmy kimmel live, guest host rupaul. ama doesn't think i'm going to get this name right, but eliza. ama: nailed it. larry:
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limited time starting today. did you put your order in, mona? >> flaming dew? the announcement has left social media polarized with some lining up to place an order and others expressing terror at the idea. clearly you see where i am. a pepsico executive has admitted the new drink is its mow provocative yet. to be a fly on the wall in the board room meeting when they decided this is what they wanted to do. >> a lot of kyles out there. i apologize. the thing about this, though, flaming hot cheetos and mountain dew have such a loyal fan base. so combining the two of them. there you go. >> flamin' hot cheetos and cream cheese. you're welcome. mountain dew and the trash can. you're also welcome.
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