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tv   KRON 4 News at 11  KRON  May 21, 2012 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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you're going down! it's all over! no! it's not over yet! sofas that can take anything life throws at them. this is the bay area's news station, kron 4 news starts now sierra lamar vanished two months ago, the 15-year-old went missing march 16. she was on her way to the school bus stop. tonight a suspect has been taken into custody. kron 4's reggie kumar is live at the sheriff's office with the latest on the case. >> reporter: authorities took 21-year-old antolin garcia- torres into custody this evening. he was arrested in connection with the disappearance of sierra lamar. antolin garcia-torres is from
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morgan hill and has been booked at the jail. as we know sierra lamar has been missing for two months. she disappeared from her home. people have been searching for her for weeks. there was a big break in the case on may 8 when authorities recovered a red jetta used in the kidnapping of sierra lamar. more information will come out about the arrest tomorrow morning at 8:00 right here that sheriff's office. police have made an arrest, antolin garcia-torres was arrested tonight. >> as you know there have been a number of searches going on this sierra lamar disappeared. talk about the searches and the involvement of the class kids foundation. >> reporter: searches have been
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going on for weeks, mark class lost his daughter and he has been involved in the search efforts to try to find sierra lamar. people from all over the south bay, all over california has been involved in the searches to find her. they searched the water, hill said, they searched grass lands. there were a couple pieces of evidence found at sierra sierra lamar's home when she was first reported missing. her back pack and inside was clothes. now, investigators did take some dna samples from the evidence that was recovered, that information still haven't been released on what they found in the clothes. >> anything else you can tell us about the suspect at this time or is that supposed to
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come out in the morning? >> reporter: it is all supposed to come out in the morning. we are just getting the information. it was e-mailed to us a half hour ago, all we know is antolin garcia-torres has been arrested in the case. >> reggie kumar reporting live, thank you. we have a time line of the search effort for sierra lamar. on friday, march 16 sierra lamar went missing after leaving her home headed for the school bus. on saturday the 17th police found her cell phone in a field. the next day crews found her purse with her clothes inside.
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and earlier this month, may 7 police located the red jetta with the black top they believe is connected to her disappearance. we have continuing coverage on the arrest in the case on our website, www.kron.com and on facebook and tune in to the morning news at 4:00 a.m. for the latest in the case. on to other things now. a executive arrested for stealing boxes of legos from the target stores. but he wasn't swiping them off the shelves. police tell kate thompson he was printing out his own box codes for reduced prices. >> reporter: he would walk into target stores, take boxes of legos off the shelves, cover up the bar cold with one of his homemade ones so they would ring up for 75% off. he was arrested last week after the company began to catch on to what he was doing. he hit up several stores. on april 26 he switched the
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barcodes on a star wars lego set that retails for $150 so it would ring up for $49. they found hundreds of boxes of unopened legos. they don't know what was stolen and what wasn't. he sold legos on ebay for the past year. he raked in $30,000. reporting live, kate thompson, kron 4 news. breaking news out of southern california. this is the scene of a small plane crash in glendale. the plane went down about 8:00 tonight. the pilot told the flight control tower that he was having engine trouble. he tried to fly to the airport but couldn't make it. crash t -- it crashed into a residential neighborhood. the pilot is in stable
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condition tonight. the won'tboat captain responsible for crashing a oil anchor into the bay bridge is trying to get his license back. this is the scene from 2007. the captain served 10 months in prison for operating under the influence of prescription medicine. his application was originally denied but now his lawyer says they may sue to get his license reinstated. the golden state warriors could be moving out of oakland and across the bay into san francisco. nothing is official yet. but the team says a big announcement is coming tomorrow and many think the team will make it announcement official at the time. we caught up with mayor ed lee who was hopeful about the announcement. >> we put everything we can, our best foot forward for the
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warriors to consider san francisco and -- we will wait for their decision. but i will tell you, we are lucky to be here. [ talking at the same time ] >> you haven't got a deal yet? >> i think the warriors have to make that announcement and we will wait for that. but i am excited. >> we also spoke with oakland leaders who tell kron 4's haaziq madyun who say they aren't willing to give up hope yet. >> the warriors have a right to explore their options. >> reporter: why they both agree the warriors have a right taengage in talks with san francisco -- to inage in talks with san francisco, either say they are willing to give up on trying to keep the nba
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franchise in oakland. >> we are going to keep trying till our dying breath to keep the warriors in oakland. >> we have a superior site than site they are looking at in san francisco. >> oakland live version of what they have in los angeles with amazing entertainment, retail, restaurants. >> we have every mode of transportation in place. >> reporter: as far as reports of the owners of it had warriors committed to relocating the team across the bay after receiving a letter from san francisco mayor ed lee, he says she not buying it. >> till the warriors tell us directly that they entered into a agreement, we are going to take that as rumors. that hasn't been indicated. >> reporter: haaziq madyun, kron 4 news. >> once again our breaking news story tonight, a suspect has
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been arrested in the case of missing teen sierra lamar. 21-year-old antolin garcia- torres is now in custody. he is booked on 1 count of murder and kidnapping. kron will bring you the latest on this breaking story. we will be right back. [ male announcer ] olympic tennis players bob and mike bryan do a lot of sending... and receiving. sending...and receiving. sending...and receiving. sending...and receiving. sending...and receiving. [ bob ] i got the tickets.
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breaking story tonight, a suspect has been arrested in the case of missing teen sierra lamar. she has been missing for two months. 21-year-old antolin garcia- torres is now in custody, he has been booked on one count of murder and one count of kidnapping. kron will bring you the latest on this breaking story. this sunday is the 75th
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anniversary celebration of the golden gate bridge and preparations are underway. you can see the crews busy at work. tents were set up today. officials expect huge crowds and major traffic delays and the golden gate bridge will be shut down sunday night adding to the congestion. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter: this sunday there could be severe traffic congestion in san francisco. it could be made worse when the golden gate bridge is shut down for a massive fire works show. the fire works will be fired off from two spots. there will be a barge and fires will be launched from the bridge itself. organizers are encouraging visitors not to drive to the
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festival and no vehicles or parking allowed inside the presidio. residents will be able to drive in and out of the park but they will need a special permit. the southern parking lots will also be closed during the day. also there will be no bridge walk this year. the pedestrian walkways will be open during the day but closed between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. in san francisco, charles clifford, kron 4 news. president obama will be visiting the bay area this week, landing wednesday afternoon. the first event is a fundraising dinner at lisa and doug goldman's home. from there off to redwood city's fox theatre and thursday
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morning at the garden court hotel, 8:00 a.m., campaign round table with supporters. almost 36,000 a person to get into that event as well. kron was at the redwood city's fox theatre today. check it out. we found people stopping by to eget their tickets -- to get their tickets. some selling for 250 bucks. the mayor says this is the first time a president will visit redwood city. >> i am so excited. i haven't seen him this up close and personal. >> reporter: streets surrounding the redwood city's fox theatre will be blocked off on wednesday at 3:00 p.m. grant lodes, kron 4 news. because of budget cuts the poorest college students will
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lose some or all of their funding in july. pelgrants are being cuts. there are new requirements that will reduce grants. they now require a high school diploma. this will be cut. many 65,000 will lose grants and the new rules limit the grants to six years, that move eliminates funding for 63,000 students. foggy conditions tonight. that is the case here that golden gate bridge. fog moved inland and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. livermore 60 degrees. santa clara 60. san francisco currently at 56 degrees. a cooler day today and that will be the case for tomorrow as well. temperatures cooler than this weekend and we will have lot of winds. in the mean time tonight, low clouds and fog, and drizzle close to the coast. for san francisco, tomorrow
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morning fog everywhere early on but it will clear out by 9:00 a.m. for the afternoon, postally sunny and windy. the winds could be over 40 miles per hour at times. right now winds less than 10. so we are looking good now. through the over night hours tonight and tomorrow morning the winds will be on the light side. through the day, this is 9:00 a.m. into the afternoon all the winds will increase. 4:00 p.m. the strongest winds will be the areas in the pink. along the coast and inland valleys, the straight could see winds topping 40 miles per hour for fairfield. temperatures tomorrow low to mid-70s south bay. ever green, south san jose, mid- 70s. 77 los gatos, san jose high of 75 degrees. reading in the upper 70s and perhaps a few low 80s. a few degrees warmer than what we had today.
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pittsburg 80. danville 77. cooler by the bay. upper 60s hayward. san francisco low 60s. mid-60s san bruno. 70s in the north bay. seven day around the bay forecast strong winds taking place wednesday and thursday. could see winds both days over 40 miles per hour. things calm down a little for friday. as we go into the weekend, looking nice, saturday and sunday and memorial day warming up with highs returning to the 80s. we will be back.
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all right. good evening, everybody. giants in milwaukee went extra tonight. randy wolf, one mistake. buster posey a 3-run home runner. and that three runs holds up through most of the evening. baumgartner was tough. in the 8 inning, an error by crawford set up a two run homer by ryan braun and that tied the game at 3-3. nobody wanted to go home. to the 14th inning. sanchez, the six brewer pitcher of the night, grooves one. there it goes. hector sanchez, taking him deep. sanchez put in there to give buster posey a breather and he wins the game.
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4-3 giants. two games over .500. tony larussa at the coliseum tonight to watch williams. not bad. but coming through here. 2-0 oakland. tommy malone. strong from there. 7 innings, 5 hits, albert pujols doesn't do damage and the a's beat the angels 2-1. 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning the warriors will announce their intention to move from oakland to san francisco. joe and company, they made no bones about the fact that with all due respect to the city of oakland they want to hang their shingle in san francisco. they want the san francisco date lain. this got underway when san francisco mayor ed lee sent a letter to the owner saying come on over. peers 30 and 32 are offered as the spot and tomorrow morning they will make up people in the
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east bay unhappy, people in san francisco something to look forward to. lakers and the thunder. the season over for los angeles. 7,000 fans watched the game outside the arena in oklahoma city. like a college atmosphere there. terrific. kobe bryant shooting 18-33. lakers hung through the first half. westbrook had 28 and from there they took over. what does he do? pau gasol. thunder win in 5 games, 106-90. >> 76ers with andre iguodala of the 76ers. garnet. brandon bass with 27 points. rondo real strong. rondo 13 points, 14 assists.
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celtics lead 3 games to 2. nba coach versus nba star. guess who wins. stan van gundy out of there. no hiding the fact dwight howard said van gundy when myself don't get along. love you, stan, anyway, he was fired today despite on paper the the sixth winning estcoach of all time -- winningest coach of all time. new jersey won tonight they even the series 2-2 with the rangers and pam moore will give you something for tomorrow morning. breaking story tonight, a suspect has been arrested in the case of missing teen sierra lamar. she has been missing for two months. 21-year-old antolin garcia- torres is now in custody, booked on one count of murder and one count of kidnapping. we have continuing coverage on
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www.kron.com, our facebook and twitter pages as well and tune in to the news at 4:00 a.m. for the latest. news conference is scheduled for tomorrow morning. good night, everybody. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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