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an oakland city candidate arrested just days before the election next.
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and burned... possibly killed.. over a lo live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix5 news. the body of this bay area sheriff's volunteer is found stabbed, beaten and burned, possibly killed over a love triangle. good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm ken bastida. let's get right to kpix5's andria borba at the alameda county sheriff's office in san leandro. >> reporter: well, ken and liz, karla's friends here at the alameda county sheriff's department are joining her family in mourning tonight after two people are arrested accused of her murder. this afternoon detectives in oakland connected the evidence of an abandoned car at this hayward intersection to a burned body found thursday in a royal viejo park in east
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oakland. sources tell kpix5 karla ramirez segoviano was lured to the park by her best friend and that woman's boyfriend. the pair allegedly stabbed and beat karla to death and then set her body on fire. >> utilized a knife and push it through and do physical large and push through that person's skin, -- physical harm and push through that person's skin, that is a very personal type crime and it takes a certain type of anger. >> reporter: the suspected motive is an affair between car had and her best friend's -- car had and her best friend's -- karla and her best friend's boyfriend. kpix5 spoke to her family today when karla was a missing person. she said when she hadn't arrived home by 2 a.m., they knew something was wrong. >> we're praying for the best for her, but we know that we also have to be strong and, you know, think of the bad outcome, too. >> reporter: priest and friends came to offer condolences to karla's family this afternoon after her death was confirmed by a fingerprint
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and both suspects were arrested. karla was an alameda county sheriff's department explorer for four years. her supervisor, deputy priscilla silva, was pushing karla to become a paid cadet as a bridge between college and her goal of becoming a deputy. >> to see that she was one foot in, it's hard when you see the potential and you could see where they could have been. >> reporter: now grief counselors will be available for karla's fellow explorers. karla is the first explorer to die while a member of the program. live in san leandro andria borba, kpix5. beyonce and jay-z provided st i want my daughters to grow up seeing a woman lead our country. [ cheering and applause ] >> and know that her possibilities are unlimited. >> beyonce and jay-z provided some star power for hillary
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clinton's campaign tonight. they performed at a concert in cleveland. we are heading into the final weekend of the presidential campaign. tonight veronica de la cruz shows us several battleground state violate to victory now neck and neck. >> that's right, liz. this is the last and longest weekend of the campaign. one hour longer as daylight saving time ends. it's a race against the clock for hillary clinton and donald trump to get every last supporter to vote. both hillary clinton and donald trump use their final friday before election day to focus their bases. clinton energized minorities and women in big cities like pittsburgh and detroit. >> our progress is on the line, everything that has happened up until this point is on the line. >> trump visited small town america with stops in atkinson, new hampshire, wilmington, ohio, and hershey, pennsylvania. >> i didn't have to bring j-lo or jay-z, the only way she gets
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anybody. i'm here all by myself. >> among the 13 battle ground state this will decide the election clinton leads in pennsylvania, wisconsin, michigan and virginia, but other states it's neck and neck including florida, north carolina and colorado. trump has a lead in ohio. >> are you fired up? president obama campaigned for clinton in charlotte, north carolina, as the clock ticks down the candidates taking nothing for granted. >> i'm asking you to dream big. >> tell everybody, please, to vote and you can make the difference. final push f >> both presidential nominees will cover thousands of miles this weekend in their final push for those votes. veronica de la cruz, kpix5. tonight donald trump's wife melania is accused of plagiarism again. this time she is accused of stealing a line from one of her husband's ex-wives. this is part of her speech last night in pennsylvania. >> america was the word for
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freedom and opportunity. america meant if you could dream it, you could become it. iew with maximum ink >> well, turns out in 2011 marla maples used those exact words in an interview with maxim, inc. magazine. in july at the republican national convention melania trump plagiarized chunks of michelle obama's speech from the dnc in 2008. city hall now in san francisco is glowing red, white and blue. on tuesday we have extensive campaign election coverage beginning at 3 p.m. there is a lot of trash talking in oakland tonight, but it had nothing to do with the election. >> are we tired of illegal dumping? >> yes! >> reporter: a furious and fired up crowd packed into bertrand church in oakland tonight. their mission? force the city to end illegal dumping of garbage on their
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streets. >> i think that our families shouldn't live in this dumping ground. it's not a dumping ground. >> reporter: hundreds held signs showing what the problem looks like. >> dead animals, garbage, trash, abandoned vehicles, mattresses. you name it, we see it. >> reporter: in october we met neighbors on douglas avenue who waited three hours for the city to remove human waste dumped from an rv onto their sidewalk. >> i mean we have council member larry reid saying that he lives in the flatland. he sees this and drives by every day, but yet it took this for him to come out? >> reporter: turnout for this event is huge. not only are all these people here to say they're fed up with illegal dumping, but they will not let politicians leave this room without making some concrete promises tonight. >> we are just as furious that people are disrespecting our city, that people are dumping trash on our streets.
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>> reporter: mayor libby schaaf says the city hasn't been able to keep up with the amount of trash being dumped here. >> in the last five years we have seen illegal dumping double in the city of oakland. >> reporter: tonight she promised to do more including adding security cameras and new dump trucks. residents say the meeting is a good first step, but the fight is far from over. >> i have faith and i have hope. they're saying they're going to come out, so that's what i expect. area. also tonight an 81-year-old retired police captain is expected to be charged next in the sex scandal that has swept the bay area. it's all centered around the former teen prostitute jasmin abuslin known as celeste guap who claims to have had sex with at least 30 members of bay area law enforcement. the contra costa county district attorney looked into allegations against officers in his county. aside from the captain who is in his 80s, the d.a. said most of the incidents were
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consensual and happened when jasmin was over 18, but there isone encounter that stands out. >> an incident where a bag of cheetos was brought along to a sexual encounter. there was insufficient evidence to prove that sex was engaged in because a bag of cheetos was exchanged. >> the retired police captain has the been named. charges are expected next week torso his ting a frost -- next week for soliciting a prostitute. >> reporter: this is a samsung washing machine that flew apart and even damaged the wall of a texas woman's garage. after almost 700 reports of excessive shaking that can cause lids to violently blow off, samsung is recalling 2.8 million top loading washers. this comes more than a month
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after the consumer product safety commission issued a warning. the recall includes 34 models manufactured as far back as march, 2011. >> it's a problem. samsung is in deep trouble. it's not just one product line anymore. it's multiple product lines and so they're suffering reputational loss. they're suffering legal action including class action lawsuits. >> reporter: samsung was hit with a class action lawsuit over the machines in august. so far federal regulators say there have been nine reports of injuries. the company said when some items are washed on high speed, the drum can lose its balance and cause damage. the company is offering customers free in-home repair, a rebate to buy a new washer from samsung or another company or a full refund for a washer bought in the last 30 days. in san jose betty yu, kpix5. this bay area city council candidate is arrested and it's all caught on camera. tonight she claims the cops
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tried to break her arm. . a bay area v-a employee tol: her supervisor har >> this surgeon treated patients at a bay area hospital. tonight he's at the center of a massive scandal. >> a va employee tells us her supervisor harassed her, only on 5 tonight how she says she faced retaliation for blowing the whistle.
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is behind bars tonight. cate cauguiran on the confrontatn with police.. that was caugn camera. nat: "they are trying to brk my arm" this is cell phone o taken of nanci armstrong-
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nancy armstrong, council member, was arrested after trying to help a homeless activist at a homeless raid early this morning. on the video she can be heard yelling, "they tried to break my arm." >> reporter: in the rid you hear multiple people calling this police brutality. >> i am a black woman. you cannot handcuff me. you cannot put me in chains. >> reporter: our kpix5 legal analyst says not so fast. >> if your arm is, in fact, trying to be broken, you'll be screaming in pain not articulately they're breaking my arm. >> reporter: the judge calls into question what's yelled and what actually happened. >> they're hurting me. >> no one is hurting you. you're not giving up your arm. >> i'm not saying that she wasn't in pain. what i'm saying is that from my looking at it did not appear that the officers were doing anything untoward in terms of using excessive force. >> reporter: the campaign staff calls for armstrong's
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immediate release. according to alameda county, the candidate is charged with obstruction and lynching which means a situation where rioters force a detainee from police custody. the candidate was booked in the santa rita jail with bail set at $5,500. she is expected to be arraigned monday. in berkeley cate cauguiran, kpix5. >> we reached out to berkeley police and the other council candidates and have not heard back. recently a ucf surgeon who took an oath to do no harm is in jail tonight in connection with prescribing opioids. christopher owens worked at va medical center in san francisco and was an associate professor of surgery until this week. ucsf has fired him from the faculty and taken away his doctor privileges. the university says it takes this incident very seriously and urges its entire clinical staff including physicians, nurses and other care providers to be alert for signs of opioid misuse by any member of the
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clinical team. the veterans administration has been under fire for not taking proper care of sick veterans, but we've learned it also is notorious for retaliating against whistle blowing employees. several bay area va workers have come forward anonymously using different names to tell all to christin ayers. >> he was just looking me up and down and i would just keep going like i don't notice him. >> reporter: looking you up and down? >> like he could see me out of my clothes. >> reporter: this va employee we'll call becky wants people to know what she says is going on behind the scenes at the v av outpatient clinic in martinez. she says a supervisor darrell milburn has been harassing her and stalking her for months. when she tried to get reassigned to a new position -- >> he asked me how bad did i want the job and he told me
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that he wanted to have sex with me. >> reporter: when she refused . >> when i was walking past him to go out the door, he just like slapped me on the rear. >> reporter: she's not the only one complaining. >> he did not sexually abuse me, but mentally, yes. >> reporter: tara works at the oakland va where milburn is also a supervisor and filed a discrimination complaint creating milburn is creating a hostile work environment for her because she's old are and disabled. >> he would -- older and disabled. >> he would go to extremes to humiliate me and i'm sick of it. >> reporter: but when the workers took their story to management, they say no one took them seriously and nothing has been done to stop their alleged harasser to stop them from stalking and picking on them. this recently retired va employee worked at the oakland clinic for 20 years. she said she often heard complaints about milburn harassing employees. >> someone told me in order to get the position that they had, they had to have sex with him.
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you shouldn't have to work in that kind of environment, period. >> from what i've seen the va has a culture of sexism and discrimination and retaliation and harassment that's more reminiscent of the 1950s than of 2016. >> reporter: trish bangor represents five women who say they were sexually assaulted by a supervisor at the va clinic in aurora, colorado. she says va employees are forced to go through a convoluted complaint process that can drag on for years and the odds are against the employee. the average time to close a workplace complaint through of the va is 459 days. less than 4% of the complaints result in a finding of discrimination. employees can then go to the equal employment opportunity commission. that takes on average another 419 days, just over 5% of those complaints resulting in findings of discrimination. that's about 2 1/2 years on
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average for the complaint process, but banger says in many cases it's even longer. >> there is no real method of getting immediate relief. >> reporter: what effect does that have on the people who are timing a claim? >> i think the effect is that whistle blowers are discouraged. >> reporter: and not just discouraged. in her client's case? >> immediately after reporting the assault and the harassment the va initiated a campaign of retaliation and harassment. >> reporter: that's what becky says happened to her. she got written up for 11 incidents in the week following her first complaints to management for things like patient scheduling error and allegedly being late. she eventually got demoted. her disabled co-worker was reassigned to a job her doctor confirms she couldn't
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physically handle. >> i'm disabled. you have to respect that. >> reporter: the va's northern california healthcare system oversees the martinez clinic. in a statement the spokesperson says she can't comment on pending cases but says in part at va northern california healthcare system there is no place for harassment and discrimination of any kind. "we take every concern seriously as we fulfill our duties to maintain a work environment free of all forms of harassment." as for milburn, after agreeing to an interview he had a change of heart and told us to get off his property. distrustful of the va, both women went to the county courthouse and filed restraining orders against milburn. what what has it been like since then? >> it's been really uncomfortable. i'm not able to sleep having to go to that place because he still comes around me and i don't know if he wants to attack me now. >> reporter: is your sense that the system has failed you?
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>> definitely. it makes me feel like i shouldn't have ever exposed him because i have to work. i can't lose my job and now i know why the other ladies don't say anything. the government, >> so the va has asked the court now to dismiss those restraining order cases claiming the women can only sue the government, not a federal employee. by the way, the union representative for the employees did tell us that there have been prior complaints about this supervisor. weekend time, weather time, outdoor activities this weekend should be fine. there is some rain moving in by about this time tomorrow night. if you want to head out ice skating, the rinks in san francisco are open including the embarcardero center. 64 degrees is the temperature this weekend in san francisco, should be a very pleasant time there. oakland raiders sunday night, partly cloudy skies, tied for first place with the broncos. weather should be fine for some
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football in oakland sunday night. it's milder near the water now, san francisco 62, oakland 61, santa rosa 50, livermore 53 degrees. overnight san jose upper 40s, concord 47, san rafael 49, san francisco low 50s. notice the rain to the north. it's pouring, but unlike what we had in october where the jet stream was racing over the bay area enhancing our rainfall, this time the jet stream is aimed in a different direction. so yes, we get a front, but we absolutely positively do not get a washout. if you want to get out over the weekend, the timing is good. get an extra hour of sleep, too. we're falling back this weekend. tomorrow futurecast says no rain, no cloud cover. south bay should be beautiful in san jose. rain moves into the north bay about 8:00 or 9:00 saturday evening. just after midnight that front crosses the golden gate, but without the jet stream support
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is fizzles out. just a few drips of rain between midnight and 5 a.m. most of the weekend will be sunny, but we'll sneak in a front and a minimal amount of rainfall late saturday night and early sunday morning. tomorrow's highs cooler but pleasant, san jose 7, union step 69, redwood city 70 degrees. morning sunshine in danville and pittsburg, high 70, pleasanton 72. alameda berkeley 67, petaluma 67, sonoma 69 degrees. st. helena tomorrow 71 with morning sunshine. overnight showers saturday and sunday, most of the daylight hours dry. next week sunny and mild once again. where did all the rain go? october was so wet. now we're talking about dry weather monday through wednesday next week. should be fine to get outside. tonight our own dennis o'donnell inducted into the hall of fame. a special >> and here's tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes -
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and i thank the people of california for putting it on the ballot. want a great way to help our children thrive? then be sure to vote yes on proposition 55. prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. instead, it simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians to prevent education cuts that would hurt our kids. no wonder prop 55 is endorsed by the california pta, teachers and educators. because all of us want to help our children thrive. it's time to vote yes on proposition 55. it's time to vote yes it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california.
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let's go forward together. thank you all very much. the u.s.those of us whoof freedserved in the military are very proud of that. i believe very, very strongly in our country and what we stand for. i went to iraq in 2004 to fight for freedom. for generations, our troops have sacrificed for our freedoms. one of the most important things we do is vote - to protect that freedom. i'm tom steyer. let's make the people we're so proud of, proud of us. please. vote. vote. vote.
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vote. the mae gave her top executive managed aa huge pay raiseet, and a lavish car allowance, run up a deficit, then cut jos for local teenagers, and cut after-school program. no wonder tchronicle called mae torlakson "flat-out unprepared" for the assembly. they endorse tim grayson. as mayor of concord, grayson balanced the budget every yer while doing more for kids. tim grayson for assembly. o'donnell. >> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces furniture. a very special honor for
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our very own sports director dennis o'donnell tonight. >> he was inducted into san francisco state's hall of fame. dennis received a degree in radio and television from sf state and that's also where he jump started his career. since then he's covered every major sports championship, but what he's most proud of is covering 49er quarterback colin kaepernick taking a knee at the national anthem. >> it's what i live for. it's what you got to live for. what it's all journalists live for. >> dennis has been with us since 2001, several emmys and awards for his work covering sports. big congratulations to dennis! >> very nice. >> it goes all the way back to 1990 with the man coming in and as he commandeered the sports department over at kron back in those days and you could just see he had a sense of the market, what to do and just how to attack it and not another one like him, that's for sure. >> lucky to have him.
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sports settles in in just a moment and it is not pretty. i do know some laker fans that are happy with these results. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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3" nights...5 for 32...nonef the nissan sports report coming up next on kpix5. >> nba up top warriors business, this is one of those live by the three die by the three nights, five for 32, none from steph curry. the warriors offense the last couple years, the lakers spread the floor and attack. posterrizeed david west, extend the lead to 15 in the 2nd. 2nd half up 18, deangelo russell, nice look. lakers were sharp. largest lead was 20. warriors had a run in them, oh, the nice alley-oop pass steph curry to kevin durant. doves cut it to six, but the lakers said we got lou williams. he's pretty good. you see that. the pickpocket and the slam. golden state had 20 turnovers. curry 0-10 from beyond the arc. lakers ruled 117-97.
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over, those crazies in boise. college ball san jose state in white on a friday night, no defense for the sideline route. rippette to wilson and he's gone, a 4th quarter 22 point lead for boise state. 24th ranked broncos won a 45-31 game and spartans record dropped to 3-7. in chicago this is what it looks like when 5 million cubs fans show up downtown world series parade day 108 years in the making. the architect of this one, the general manager theo epstein here. he addressed the crowd. >> in the first year i remember running into an elderly woman outside wrigley one day leaving the game. she introduced herself, told me, "i'm 83 years old. i really want to live to see the world series. is it going to happen? we had just lost 10-1 and all i could think of to say was take your vitamins, but deal down i know she made it.
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she's out there -- deep down i know she made it. she's out there somewhere. >> all i have to say is we'll be right back. pharmaceutical industry. passes -
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it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop ripping off the people of this country. the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much.
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late show with stephen colbert is next. captioning sponsored by cbs >> cnn's new national poll shows only four point separate the two rivals. >> stephen: i've got to find some escape from this election! just a moment of peace. i know, i'll relax by finishing my ship in a bottle. let's see, just straighten the mast here and then pull the rigging over the spar... you son of a bitch colbert! you stabbed me! as sure as the sea is wet, i will have my revenge! you will rue the day you tried to murder captain bainbridge! i have need to take my mind off this severe puncture wound.

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