ABC7 News Morning Digest: Tuesday

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Here are your top stories for Tuesday, May 14.

An Uber driver is accused of trying to sexually assault two women. Berkeley police arrested Gebrele Amare after two separate incidents. They say he released one woman who threatened to break his car window. Another woman jumped out of the moving car to escape.

Today, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on a proposal to ban facial recognition technology. A growing number of law enforcement agencies use facial recognition to identify suspects in crimes. Critics say the technology is prone to inaccuracies and threatens civil rights. The proposed ban would not apply to SFO or the Port.

A tanker truck caught on fire on westbound I-580 in the MacArthur Maze this morning. The incident caused a major backup during the morning commute. Some drivers were stuck on the freeway for hours, when the CHP closed all lanes.
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