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a bay area cab driver tased, punched and robbed, the hunt for his attackers next.
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this bay area judge sparked national outcry for his rulg in a sexual assault case. live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix5 news. he this bay area judge sparked a national outcry for his ruling in a sexual assault case. tonight he's been reassigned. santa clara county judge aaron persky will no longer preside over criminal cases. >> it is a decision that he made for himself. veronica de la cruz has details for us tonight. >> that's right. the judge has been under scrutiny for months ever since his lenient sentence for a former stanford swimmer and today judge persky requested a new assignment. beginning in september he will no longer hear criminal cases. instead he will be moving to civil cases. brock turner faced 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a frat party, but the judge sentenced him to six months in jail.
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tonight critics are still fighting to have judge persky removed from the bench altogether. >> judicial bias is not limited as a problem to the criminal context. it's just as serious in the civil context. in fact, many issues affecting women are heard in civil court every day. judge persky could not be >> his new role might not be permanent. judicial assignments rotate every year. judge persky could not be reached for comment tonight. a violent robbery of a taxi driver caught on camera, now investigators in san francisco want everyone to see deo of the suspects. kpix5's cate cauguiran spoke with police tonight. >> reporter: in this surveillance video the taxi driver is blurred. he didn't want to be shown or talk to the media, but we can see one of the suspects clearly sitting in the front seat. the driver picked up the four at market and mason at 4:30 a.m. sfpd says the suspects asked the driver to take them to the
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texas and 25th street in the bayview. when they got out, one of them used a stun gun to attack the driver. we see the driver jump back, but another suspect pulls him from the cab. >> there was a wallet taken from the driver containing credit card and cash and whatnot, but thankfully the victim got away. >> reporter: the officer says the driver is still recovering at home. >> we were able to recover the cab, the suspects were still outstanding, two black females and two black males. >> reporter: police were able to pull these two images of two suspects from the video. tonight investigators hope releasing this new video can help solve the crime. in san francisco cate cauguiran, kpix5. 2- year-old 'matt a san jose father is accused in a horrific child abuse case tonight. police say 32-year-old matthews zavala severely abused his 6- week-old daughter. he's under arrest on felony
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charges. the infant is in grave condition. she has a cracked skull, multiple bone fractures and suffered cardiac arrest. he has a prior child abuse conviction. tonight the search is on for a potential kidnapper in san francisco. police say a man tried to abduct a 13-year-old boy from a muni platform in the bayview yesterday at 6 p.m. the boy got off a light railcar. then the suspect grabbed his arm. >> the suspect is a black male 50 to sick years old and essentially was -- 60 years old and essentially was trying to get the kid to make some money for him. i'm not entirely sure what that meant. >> police say luckily a nearby witness saw the entire thing and stepped in. the suspect took off. within the past hour a strong aftershock happened in italy. the usgs says it was a magnitude of 4.7 and struck the same town near central italy
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devastating the same town as two days ago. the larger 6.2 magnitude quake killed at least 250 people and injured hundreds more. crews are concentrating on three villages that suffered the worst damage. the scope of devastation is clear from above. satellite photos show the hardest hit town before and after the quake. earlier today there was an aftershock measuring 4.3. here in the u.s. people with friends and relatives in the quake zone are having trouble reaching them. >> we are talking about the villages all over and very ancient villages. so everything is very, very difficult at this time. everything is just gone. >> tonight italy's prime minister held an pledge cabinet meeting and promised millions -- emergency cabinet meeting and promised millions of dollars for rebuilding.
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to the campaign trail the political gloves are coming off, both presidential nominees plate antly calling each other racist -- blatantly calling each other racist in an attempt to win voters. kpix5's andria borba more with this latest war of words. >> making an appeal to african americans and hispanic voters donald trump says the policies of the democratic party have failed them. in return hillary clinton said trump's campaign is based on prejudice and paronoia. with the turn of phrase -- >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> reporter: -- republican presidential candidate donald trump opened a new can of worms in the race for the white house wednesday. >> one of the things he's been saying is that democrats say these voters for granted and their policies don't really help these voters. in the course of trying to have that conversation he reached out and said straight up hillary clinton is a bigot. >> reporter: a point he doubled down on thursday in an interview with cnn's anderson cooper. >> her policies are bigoted
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because she knows they aren't going to work. >> reporter: you're saying she's personally bigoted. >> she is. >> hillary clinton said there is only one donald trump, not a softer gentler version since his last campaign reboot. >> these recall racist ideas, race baiting ideas, anti- muslim, anti-immigrant, anti- women, known as the alt right. >> reporter: clinton's speech in nevada took pains to surgically separate the trump campaign from specific republicans. >> she said george w. bush and george h.w. bush didn't act like this. i think you're seeing a subtle appeal to republican voters that she might have turned off if she lumped this all together. >> reporter: with 75 days
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until ballots are casts kaine says expect rhetoric to further devolve between candidates. >> we decent get nicer and more civilized. it can only go down or stay where we are between now and election day. >> in the video released today the clinton camp showed clips of kkk members including former grand wizard david duke backing donald trump. trump's campaign called the video a disgusting new low. in the newsroom andria borba, kpix5. olympic swimmer ryan lochte is charged tonight with filing a false robbery report. lochte and three teammates claimed someone held them up at gunpoint during the olympic games in rio, but surveillance video showed them vandalizing a gas station and being confronted we security guards. today brazilian police charged lochte. police say the indictment will be sent to him in the u.s. oh, so close. giants pitcher matt moore had a no hitter going into the very last out. tonight dennis o'donnell shows
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us how that ended. dennis. >> yeah. it was really something. the manager bruce bochy keeping a pitcher in the game despite a career high pitch count with so much on the line. matt moore was winless in his four starts since his trade to the giants august 5th. his no hit bid was almost over early. bottom of the 2nd, denard span robs adrian gonzalez of the extra bases. bruce bochy allowed moore to stay in the 9th despite a pitch count of 119, first batter of the inning. span comes through again robbing hernandez. moore is within and out. then cory seager blooms it in for a -- bloops it in for a base hit. moore was taken out after a career high 133 pitches of giants win 1-0. that's the most important thing. they're within two games of the
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dodgers. a win was their biggest of the year hands down, reaction from matt moore coming up later in sports. >> good to come home. >> by the way, the giants have not hit the dodgers since 1915. >> that will win you a beer. >> who was the president? >> i was waiting for that next. >> we'll see you in a bit. these rs are a symbol of the crisis at the san jose police department tonight. we found out officers are sleeping them. even the mayor had no idea. >> tonight the heroes describe the dramatic rescue from this home. >> this bay area bunnie has a few tricks up its fur, the stunts that landed the pet on the cover of a cereal box. ,,,,,,,,
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some officers are sleeping campers tonight... just to the around the clock need. ripple effects in san jose from the police staffing crisis, some officers sleeping in campers just to meet the around the clock need. kpix5's kiet do spotted them in their rv. >> reporter: it is perhaps the worst kept secret in the san jose police department. at least a dozen officers are living in rvs in the parking lot right near headquarters. mandatory overtime forces them to work up to 17 hour days combined with horrendous traffic and commutes from as far away as man teak a, stock -- manteca, stockton and moreno, these officers are staying in the rvs and going home on their day off. embarrassing for the city? >> it's embarrassing for any city. >> reporter: city leaders had no idea this was going on until we brought it up this morning.
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they're just now trying to figure out what to do like possibly adding more security including better fencing to protect the officers who sleep inside these rvs at night. it was measure b pension reform that voters approved in 2012 that cut officer pay and benefits and triggered a mass exodus of officers leaving the department. the mayor said the long term solution is for voters to pass measure f which would boost officer pay to hire and retain more cops. >> we need to get corporate measure back to restore this police department so we don't have officers working multiple overtime shifts in the same day in the same week. >> reporter: next week the city will vote whether or not to declare a state of emergency to shift 47 detectives back to regular street patrol. council member johnny camas says it's a short term fix and all other options have not been exhausted. even after seeing pictures of the rvs, camas stood firm.
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>> we need to offer our officers more money. there are many things we can do. declaring emergency won't get the police officers out of their mobile homes. it will actually exacerbate the problem. >> reporter: the police union was reluctant to talk about the rvs at first because of officer safety. >> we're not going to retain officers. we're not going to he recruit officers who are going to keep sleeping in a parking lot until we can get measure f across the line and certain negotiations to get over the line as well. >> reporter: in san jose kiet do, kpix5. detectives believe a murderer might be dressing as a woman and living somewhere in los angeles. john kelly gentry, jr. is accused of killing a man and woman in michigan over 30 years ago. detectives say he is now 63 years old and he has distinctive markings on two spots on his left arm, a burn scar on his elbow and the
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letters lci burned into the skin lightly higher up. a heroic rescue that em sod like a scene right out of a movie. kpix5's christin ayers shows us how police officers stormed inside a burning house to save a blind man trapped inside. >> reporter: the fire was raging by the time pittsburg police got to the house on east 11th street. firefighters had not yet arrived. >> there was smoke coming out the backyard and windows. it was engulfed. >> reporter: officer zachary howeller looked at his partner and went to work. one officer tried to break that window and wound up with a deep forearm. the other officers went for the door kicking it over and over again till it finally gave way. >> under the smoke we could see inside the doorway there was a male unconscious in a few feet
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of that doorway. >> he was just dead weight pulling him out. we got him outside of the house and dragged him away from the fire. >> what i seen right there, the guy was right there on the ground. >> reporter: larry fairbanks wasn't that far away when the neighbor brought the blind man out of the house, started cpr. >> if officers didn't get him out of the house as fast as they did, i don't think he would be alive today. >> the man has been hospitalized for smoke inhalation. he is doing better. the officer injured underwent surgery for that arm and is expected to be fine. this public bus ran into a little -- this public bus ran into a little up expected trouble. the entire intersection was closed as water continued to gurgle up because of a water main break. no one was hurt. a kitten stuck in a
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different type of hole had rescuers reaching for a low tech solution, a shop vac. the kitten was one of two that got stuck in this hole by pinole. the first one was rescued easily by animal control, but the second was too far down to reach. so they used a vacuum to gently hopefully sucked the kitten right there. not happy about it, but they'll be just fine. a pet rabbit on the south bay is on the cover of a cereal box. tonight we'll learn tricks are not just for kids because the bunny had a few tricks up her sleeve. >> this 5-year-old netherland george dutch rabbit from
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georgia. >> in herb video you'll see that she is lifting barbells which are actually made out of a little piece of wooden styrofoam, but she's lifting the 300-pound barbells and really strong and ready to compete. >> this video was submitted in the first ever rabbit showdown sponsored by general mill. 90% of the company's cereal brands including cinnamon toast crunch and trix are free from art punish flavors and -- artificial flavors and colors. >> it's by using a rabbit they're continuing that whole natural food into their cereal. so like a rabbit their cereal is nice and natural and good for you and so it kind of goes together. >> reporter: chestnut won't be
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only on a creel box. she won a contest with e-vite. they're featuring her on a new invitation. >> in sunnyvale. clouds are moving in tonight, sunshine for most on friday as clouds pull back to the coast. temperature-wise cooler than average through the extended forecast. so as we make our way overnight tonight temperatures will dip down to the 50s pretty enough areawide. sunrise 6:35 tomorrow morning. from the satellite perspective we do have this year all northwest flow. the northerly flow will help keep the air quality good for most locations. moderate for the santa clara valley. we'll clear out some sunshine
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tomorrow. we'll see clouds make their way inland, even more so in the early morning hours moving through the delta, down through fairfield, stockton. in the afternoon hours the clouds pull back to the coast and sunshine for most locations tomorrow. high temperatures staying a bit below average this time of year. along the coast upper 50s to low 60s, pacifica 62, mountain through 74, san francisco 65 and 73 in santa rosa. we do warm up sunday into monday upper 80s. still below average for this time of year. cool the next couple days, temperatures peaking sunday into monday and cooling down the middle of next week, temperatures in the mid-80s for the warmest spots inland
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through the extended forecast, 60s and 70s by the bay, 50s and 60s along the coast and 80s inland. back to you. >> thank you. apple just released an urgent software update, tonight the security flaw putting millions of users at risk. >> here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. >> and the 49ers host the packers tomorrow night at levi's stadium here on cbs5 starting at 7 p.m. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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about proposed military bases shutting down in that country. by the way, she told reporters she reached level 14 in the game. >> that happens. >> that looks like a boring meeting to me. i don't blame her. >> she was really trying to find out where she could hear the warriors next season. you guys got the story all wrong because golden state is leaving their long time radio station. >> and that sensational play that kept the no hitter alive, but for how long, reaction coming up. ,,
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trying to pitch a no-hitterd o concinve his drama at dodgers stadium tonight trying to avoid a sweep, trying to pitch a no hitter and trying to convince his manager to let him stay in the game. tom hanks is sully sullenberger coming to a theater near you, a no hit bid almost over early bottom of the 2nd, denard span robs adrian gonzalez of extra bases. great run and grab. look at that. top of the 4th giants leading. joe panik is gone, two run shot
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and giants 3-0. they need more of those. now bruce bochy let moore stay in the game despite a pitch count of 119. first batter of the inning denard span robbed hernandez of a diving catch, moore two outs away. now one out away, but l.a.'s cory seager ends it with a bloop base hit. so moore was taken out of the game after a career high 133 pitches allowing just that one hit. giants twin 4 -0. they avoid the sweep. they are within two games of the dodgers in the west. as for moore, he was happy bochy just gave him a chance to try and finish the no no in the 9th. >> i just reassured him that everything feels fine. i was more so just trying to get out of the dugout and in the on deck circle before they had a chance to do something like that. i knew i was over 100 pitches heading back out for the 9th,
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but it didn't feel much different than the others i threw. the warriors are leaving knbr for a new radio station. 95.7 the game will be the new home after 32 years at knbr where they played second fiddle to the giants. that won't be the case anymore even though the game already broadcasts the raiders and the a's and the sharks on a sister station. >> they're pretty popular. a lot of people imagine on what they're doing and i would say you know what? we have four children and they'll fight for our love and affection and whoever brings us the championship we'll love a little bit more. we're happy to have them in our fold now, too. >> it legitimizes 95.7 as a main player in the sports scene. tim roy will continue to be play-by-play man and tom
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dennis, you'd like to make a correct. >> i said the giants had no hit the dodgers since 1915 which is true. i said the president was theodore roosevelt. in fact, it was woodrow wilson.
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>> on the record. >> i'm going to the back of the class. >> colbert next. capt ponsored by cbs >> stephsetokaine, thanks so much for being here. >> absolutely. >> stephen: it's so exciting to have a potential veep on. >> i'm a big fan. i never miss an episode of-- (whispering) >> the "late show." >> -- the "late show!" with -- (whispering) >> stephen colbert. >> -- stephen colbert. >> stephen: thanks! have you met my other guest, the great tony hale from hbo? >> yes, i love his show-- ( inaudible ) >> ah. game of t

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