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afternoon going over the scene, interviewing possible witnesses. the suspect, described only as a male adult, was said to be in critical condition. both deputies were also sent to the hospital suffering from what are described as non- life threatening injuries. in saratoga rob fladeboe kron 4 news. bethesda >> pam: a fiery gas leak in oakland. appears to be under control tonight. this was the scene this morning. an underground pipeline ruptured. then ignited. >> pam:you are looking at video from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news. >> pam:flames shooting out through the cracks in the street. a scary situation for residents. all this happened near the intersection of golf links road and fontaine street. not too far from interstate- 580. kron4's haaziq madyun. has the latest.
>> reporter: >> it was a gas pipe line a break. this is actually an maine where smaller distribution pipe was not sent directly its carboloy pressure distribution. lower pressure. >> 3 to 4 in. to caring for ps i san bruno was a transmission line that have 400. last natural gas is going through it. >> reporter: no one was injured during the incident
>> pam: a scare in downtown lafayette caused several business to be evacuated forand here you can see the reason why. this green box with a radioactive label was found outside an auto repair shop around 8:30 am. the business owner called police who shut down an intersection of mount diablo blvd and brown avenue as they assessed the situation. >> pam: inside the box was a type of ground penetrating radar which measures moisture density that had been stolen from a walnut creek construction company overnight. a hazmat team checked the devices levels with a geiger counter and found it was emitting a low level of radiation but was not considered a health threat. >> pam: the radar was inside a shielded container with lead around it. officials say there was no evidence that the device had been tampered with. >> catherine: in nevada - a happy ending to the story of a family missing in the bitter cold. they've been found safe -- this was the scene a few hours ago when they were taken by ambulance to a hospital. >> catherine: the two adults and four children had been missing nearly two days in a rugged mountain area.and overnight
temperatures had dipped to 16 degrees below zero. many people had expected they'd all be found dead. the group had gone to the area sunday afternoon to play in the snow. >> catherine: the family's car reportedly drove over an embankment and flipped over. they built a fire in order to stay warm.and could see the helicopters looking for them. >> catherine: they didn't have much food aside from a candy bar. doctors say there was some mild exposure that didn't rise to the level of frostbite -- so they're all ok. >> pam: another chilly morningyou are looking at video from livermore -- thick tonight -- the end to the freezing weather is in sight. i'm here in the weather center with our chief meteorologist jacqueline bennet. >> jacqueline: we look ahead at the overnight
hours will seek a lot of birdies over night but not as many 20 spirit a lot of thirties. frostbite or frost advisories'. the extent of freezing advisory sprees >> jacqueline: near freezing temperatures and 33 degrees will still brink frosty when a shills. winswindshills >> jacqueline: we will talk more about this as we take a look at the number and how warm it will get tomorrow afternoon coming up in just a bit. >> pam: already four homeless deaths in santa clara are officially linked to the cold.
tonght -- two more deatjs are suspected in dublin and hayward. >> catherine: the cold blast that's paralyzing the nation. also put a stop to an important safety hearing in washington d.c. >> catherine: today's n-ts-b hearing on the crash landing of an asiana jet in san francisco was cancelled. because a snowstorm closed federal offices in d.c. >> catherine: it was supposed to be a 2 day hearing. so now the board will pack tomorrow's schedule with all of the planned testimony. about 2- dozen people are expected to testify. >> catherine: flight 214 hit the seawall as it came in for a landing at s-f-o. three passengers died. 180 others were injured in the july accident. the ntsb will look at whether the pilots relied too heavily on computer systems and how well they were trained. a final report is expected this summer. >> pam: coming up at 5:15. >> pam: innocent playing around -- or sexual
harassment? what this six-year-old did to get suspended. then at 5:30. world leaders gather to pay tribute to nelson mandela. but -- a few were notably absent. >> pam: and next. new photos showing fast and furious star paul walker. moments before the fiery crash that killed him. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
moments before they smashed into a pole and died in a crash. >> catherine: these are believed to be the last photos taken of walker. >> catherine: the 40-year- old was leaving a charity fundraiser in santa clarita november 30th. >> catherine: riding in the bright red porsche that belonged to his friend roger rodas. >> catherine: the crash happened less than a minute after these were taken. news came in recent days that walker had planned to give up his life as a hollywood actor to spend more time with his 15-year-old daughter meadow. in an interview earlier this >> catherine: year - he described her as quote - the "best partner i've ever had." r >> pam: still ahead. new and dramatic video showing how a 40 car pile-up unfolded. during a severe storm. >> pam: then. a woman seriously hurt in a cruel prank at a home depot.
from his school record. reporter bonnie silkman spoke with the little boy about what happened. >>"it was during class yeah. we were doing reading group. and i leaned over and kissed her on the hand. that's what happened." >> she was fine with that spirit that our boyfriend and or girlfriend. the others to consult and to the teacher. this is taking it to an extreme where it should not have been placed on a six year old. it should not have ever been said. >> reporter:for that, six year old hunter is home today, instead of at school. >>"i did something wrong. they sent me to the office, fair and square. i feel sorry."
the music teacher. that was the day i had the meeting with the principal, where she first said sexual harassment. this is taking it to an extreme that doesn't need to be met with a 6 year old. now my son is asking questions; what is sex mommy? it should not ever be said, sex, in a sentence with a 6 year old." >> reporter:both hunter and his mom, jennifer, admit he's had some trouble at school in the past. >> reporter:he's been suspended for rough-housing, and for kissing the same girl on the cheek. >>"we've been working with him with the classroom disruption. he was grounded for awhile. big restrictions." >> reporter:"are you trying to be good at school? >>"yea. but i have a lot of energy. i mean six year olds. they have a lot of energy!" >> reporter:the superintendent at school district re-1, says hunters record will remain within the district and that hunters actions fit the school policy description of 'sexual harassment' >>"how can you do this? how can you say this about my child? remove sexual harassment, remove it from his record. i'm need to stand up and fight for him,
because that's not the case, that's not what happened at all. >> pam: a child clinical psychologist says it is normal for six-year-old boys to try to kiss girls. she believes suspending him, and calling the kiss sexual harassment, sends mixed messages to kids. she says it would have been better for the school to use it as a learning opportunity. >> catherine: it's been another cold, messy day on the eastern seaboard and in the midwest. with a nasty storm still forcing a lot of schools, businesses and government offices to close. this is chicago - one of the places in a deep freeze. >> catherine: it dipped to 10 below zero today in the chicago area. snow totals weren't heavy in most places - but it was still enough to slow morning and evening commutes. and you can see how slushy and messy it was. >> catherine: this is maryland.one of the spots where a winter weather
advisory was issued today.along with virginia and washington d.c. and in philadelphia.the snow and ice forced the airport to temporarily keep departing flights on the ground. >> catherine: nationwide - another 15-hundred flights were delayed or cancelled. >> pam: drivers here in pennsylvania and in many states, including new jersey.have been struggling with ice and blowing snow. in washington d.c. - most federal offices were closed today. >> pam: now a live look at s-f-o. >> pam: at least 7 flights were canceled because of the bad weather on the east coast. in san jose -- at least two >> pam: of the east coast storm. -- because of the cold weather here. officials say a de-icing machine broke and that caused delays for 5 airlines. as kron four's terisa estaico reports pilots had few options to deal with the problem. >> reporter: airport officials say that delta up land out a tool including american delta and virgin,
united in you as their ways. u.s. airways, >> some of them backed out of the gate of the building. some of them waited for the temperature to elevate and then decided to when the temperature had come up to a much better temperature. some airlines reached out to other airlines that also had peak icing equant met. it is an of went to customers. >> reporter: to flights had to be canceled because of weather conditions at other airports. at santa fe terisa estacio kron 4 news >> jacqueline: we were in
the upper 50s and hayward with 63 there. and 65 in redwood city. not as cold as morning's past but it will still be chilly. and tomorrow afternoon even a moment and will consult today. we will continue all the way through the weekend. let's talk a little bit more about the temperatures tomorrow morning. we have a frost and by street in aspect expected to last until 9:00 in the morning for to buttress close to freezing but not quite there. you will still see frosty wind chills the two were arrested the patches of ice on the roadways and these locations but we still do have a freeze morning and of that for almost north bay and inland valleys with portions of the south bay as well. so let's take a look
at the number spirit 25 in fairfield, 28 in santa rosa, 20 and also in livermore, 24 and president and concord. starting in sunnyvale the old woman that we sought to died. low to mid '30's for the bay shore spirit 38 in density, 42 in san francisco. for the afternoon will be borne in several degrees tomorrow upper 50s otherwise for an leadbelly's and some places will be in the upper 50s like livermore and pleasanton but some places will be colder let antioch. 57 in downtown san francisco police.
>> jacqueline: we do not have some rain in the forecast. it does not look like we will say ceiling for a while. it probably through christmas. >> pam: next. >> pam: the cruel restroom prank that left a woman seriously hurt. then. a politician accused of using the death of nelson mandela. to further his own career.
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>> catherine: a woman in north georgia says she wants answers after a prank in a restroom left her with serious injuries. >> catherine: illy-anna de lak-keur was using a restroom in a home depot.and found herself glued to the toilet seat. >> catherine: a friend with a cell phone recorded some of what happened.
>> catherine: you'll hear a paramedic..and pain. someone had used some super- glue like substance. >> catherine: paramedics eventually were able to remove her using w-d-40, but she was badly hurt >> catherine: and also injured her back. >> catherine: her family is asking why the rescuers separated her from the seat on the scene - instead of in the hospital. illy-anna says she's been forced to stay on her couch since it happened - unable to move because of the wounds. >> all i can do is stay here. i like to get up and be normal i do not like for people to have to wait on me. it was not funny, this was not funny at all. whoever decided to do this has hurt someone and it was not a joke.
>> catherine: the family says they've been contacted only once by the depot. sheriff's investigators will be looking at surveillance try to figure out who's responsible for the cruel prank. >> pam: coming up at 5:30. how thbe world paid tribute >> pam: to civil rights champion, and former south african president -- nelson mandela. >> pam: then. >> pam: then. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life.
(male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: now at 5:30. >> pam: the world comes together to remember a beloved leader. tens of thousands braved the rain to attend the national memorial for nelson mandela. >> pam: security was tight at a johannesburg stadium, as thousands of south africans, world leaders, and celebrities gathered to bid farewell to nelson mandela. david mckenzie has the story. >>"madiba's passing is
rightly a time of mourning, and a time to celebrate his heroic life." >> reporter:president barack obama is one of dozens of world leaders in johannesburg remembering the former south african president who passed away last week at 95. thousands packed into a rainy p-n-b stadium to bid farewell to mandela. the same stadium where mandela spoke right after his release from prison. >>when it rains, when you are buried, it means the gods are welcoming you and the gates of heaven are most probably open as well. (cheers & applause) >> reporter:while there was sadness over the loss of the leader. the atmosphere was more like a celebration. those who knew mandela best, spoke about his legacy. >>to him life was all about service to others and setting those in bondage free.
he created hope when there was none >> reporter:that hope inspired millions. >> reporter:and memorial brought people together-- if only for the moment. including president obama, who shook hands with cuban president raul castro. during the president's address he cited mandela as an inspiration: >>"and while i will always fall short of madiba's example, he makes me want to be a better man." >> reporter:well certainly it was a day of celebration here in south africa, and of all those world leaders who came here were welcomed with open arms on this wild and wet day. president obama was joined by former pesidents george w. bush, and presidents carter and clinton had chose the deep significance of nelson mandela to world leaders and the rest of the world. there'll be several days more of commemorations for this great man but today perhaps was the highlight. david mckenzie, johannesburg, south africa.
>> pam: some of the notable people who did "not" attend the service. >> catherine: queen elizabeth didn't go because of the long trip and her age.she sent prince charles in her place. cuba's former president fidel castro didn't go because of health reasons. >> catherine: also.the dalai lama didn't go. probably because the last 2 times he applied for a visa to south africa - he was told no. that's likely because of pressure from china. >> catherine: and the pope didn't go after talk that he 'would' be there. >> catherine: because of protocol - popes don't attend the funerals of world leaders. and israel's prime minister isn't going because of more practical reasons. the cost of setting up security for him is huge - and his office says organizing it on short notice was just too difficult. >> catherine: and a politician in kenya is presumably embarrassed tonight. >> catherine: after he released this photo showing
him being embraced by mandela. the problem -- he had photo- shopped it. >> catherine: mike sonko had been so eager to suggest he had met mandela - he uploaded this photo on his facebook page. >> catherine: if you look closely - you'll see it's not even a very good fake. and it wasn't long before it was discovered that the original image actually showed mandela embracing muhammad ali -- in a photo taken decades ago. >> pam: a texas woman pleaded guilty today to mailing ricin-laced letters to president obama and new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> pam: shannon guess richardson is behind bars after her appearance in federal court. >> pam: the former actress could be sentenced to life in prison for sending the poisoned letters. a sentencing date has not yet been scheduled. >> pam: looming. california lawmakers are calling on governor jerry brown and president barack
obama to declare a drought emergency. in a letter sent yesterday, democratic senator dianne feinstein and represantive jim costa urged immediate action. >> pam: the lawmakers cited a recent announcement of low water deliveries for central valley agriculture. and expected low rainfall. while declared , a dry 2014 would be the third straight year >> jacqueline: we will stay dry for the next week or so. we will start and end up it will be chilly tonight but we will see more additions by the weeks and. 44 in livermore and antioch still 50 degrees and half moon bay. we do have a frost advisory for the bay shore spirit temperatures will be above the freezing mark at 33 to 36 degrees frosty wind chills likely and we still have a freeze in any of that for most of the north bay, delta south bay and and and
valleys. inland valleys we will talk more about the weather and how cold it will be in your neighborhood and along with the warming trend coming up. coming up at 5:45. >> pam: and next. >> pam: there is no information on how she was found merrill was believed to be kidnapped from a can of what watch of 10. contingent of volunteers university of california >> pam: next a new way the
university of california as try to help distressed students from the pressure of final and exam from the pressure of final exams. the therapy dogs go. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh.
the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >> pam: to help test the tenants the stress from the pressure of final exams. the therapy dog to schools, hospitals and nursing homes
when they are not destrssing college students. they drew a constant crowd and smiles from students during thier visit. to help students de-stress. >> pam: and you won't want to miss sports night live hosted by gary radnich. a brand new show here on kron 4-- we'll have lively debates.and big time interviews. the show premieres thursday night at 9pm. we'll be right back
>> pam: >> catherine: the founder and chairman of a company that makes yoga clothing is stepping down. chip wilson has been under fire for saying "some women's bodies don't work" for the clothing. >> catherine: he was suggesting that some people are simply too fat for the yoga pants. which is true -- but people didn't appreciate the fact he was pointing it out. >> catherine: there were problems with lulu-lemon clothing some time back because on some women - the fabric stretched too much and became sheer. there were complaints that the black pants were ripping too easily - and they had to be recalled. >> catherine: business analysts say that wilson should have simply said sorry -- and left it at that. he'll keep his seat on the lulu-lemon board. >> pam: manufacturing. known for it's tough, labor-intensive work. and predominately male workforce. but now, the nation's biggest automaker is bringing in a woman to lead the company. >> pam: general motors named a female c-e-o. zain asher is at the new york stock exchange >> pam: another woman breaks the glass ceiling. in a big way.
>> reporter: the number is growing 20 years ago 16 percent of all workers were women. she has had a long history with the gm. mary barra will be the c-e-o of general motors, starting in mid-january. it's the first time a woman is in charge of an american automaker. >> reporter:and the workforce she'll be leading? it will be made up of mostly men. only 21-percent of the nation's autoworkers are women. >> reporter:but the number is growing. 20 years ago, 15-percent of autoworkers were women. as for barra, she has a long history with g-m. >> reporter:a native michiganger, her father was a die maker at g-m for decades. she followed in his footsteps, joining g-m 33- years ago, when she was a teenager. and worked her way up to executive vice president of global product development. barra has overseen some huge, and highly successful, rollouts for g-m, including the chevy impala. >> reporter:her appointment was expected, especially after outgoing c-e-o dan akerson said a few months ago that it was inevitable that one day, a woman would lead one of the big three automakers. >> reporter:akerson is
retiring early because his wife is ill. he was installed as c-e-o by the government when it owned shares of g-m, >> reporter:but just yesterday, we learned the government said it finally sold all of its g-m stock. effectively ending the 50- billion dollar bailout of 2009. although it ended with a 10-billion dollar loss. >> reporter:i'm zain asher in new york.another woman breaks the glass ceiling. in a big way. >> jacqueline: so instead of a freeze on mourning for the shortest amount a frosted buys three will be in aspect. will be in effect. >> jacqueline: near freezing
temperatures but not quite there between 33 and 36 degrees. like most of the north bay, delta and inland valleys and south bay we will see widespread frost and freezing temperatures ranging between 20 and 30 degrees. making icy roads possible again. >> jacqueline: out in livermore and will be 28 degrees as well, for the shorts and will be in the 30's but low '30's and not quite freezing. hayward and san mateo 35 in oakland >> jacqueline: was the upper 50s for portions of inland valleys and low '50's in concord and
antioch spirit 57 in hayward and richmond. 55 in ocean beach and san rafael, and napa. >> jacqueline: this contractor is still doing well to the north. see of when to stay dry should it not only for the rest of the week or through the week fan but finance weekend and possibly all the way through christmas. holiday lights. >> reporter: these are natural typical carry on. but it is what flies for free. a part of operation error stiff the docks from the shelter in sacramento
>> pam: here in the bay area shelters our own and their adoption fees. lowering adoption fees for the holidays. >> pam: you are looking at video from our helicopter partnership from abc seven parrot is anchored in place with complete light spirit >> pam: we are getting you in the holiday spirit with another kron local special, amazing holiday lights. one hour show takes you live all over around the bay area bringing you some spectacular holiday like this place, tree lightings and holiday festivities.
kron4's amazing holiday lights, this friday night. december 13th at 9:00 p.m. right after kron 4 news at 8. >> reporter: i will show you the only thing that actually slowed them down with people behaving badly tonight at 8. >> reporter: this could save your life or the life of someone you care about gabe slate tech reporter state tim gabe slate, stay tuned! [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets
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eric gale house who shot lopez returned to work to that he was placed under administer the week following the shooting for thirty sake, gil house will work in the sheriff's office on an administrative capacity gil house shot will past several times when he mistook their soft pellet rifle for an ak-47 rifle and it happened back in october kron4 justine waldman is live in santa rosa tonight. justing? justine? >> reporter: this is all starting because 13 year old and the lopez was shot and killed by deputy keller house. for sheer skill house. gil house returned to work today after several weeks from the shooting. he is not allowed to be on
patrol duty only on administrative desk duty entering data and filling out paperboard. the santa rosa police department has not finished its criminal investigation so the sonoma county district attorney's office has not decided if any charges will be chopped will be filed against the deputy. we will head over to the gel so that we can cp and process. >> pam: a man is in critical condition at this hour, after he was shot by a sheriff's deputy in saratoga. two deputies for also hurt and taken to the hospital. this was at the scene the corner of saratoga and met for lunch. evans this afternoon for a long patrol car and several
of large cones mark the spot where the shooting occurred. the the piece had responded to reports of a suicidal man at the circle the saratoga office center that is when a sheriff's spokesman said the man attacked the deputies with a metal object before one deputy shot him once. >> the subject struck one of the deputies with a object causing an injury to the deputy. >> pam: the shooting occurred just outside the sarah took up the center but it is not clear if the men work there. he has not been identified. the deputies are being threat treated for with art as described as not life-threatening injuries. pg&e gas line break causes
an underground fire that reaches the surface and an east oakland neighborhood. >> pam: it had been near the intersection of golf link road and fontaine street close to the interstate 580. p g e officials say the pipe was 6 ft. underground burning up through asphalt. six homes in the area had to be evacuated one residences deadly san bruno fire raced through his head when he saw the flames. near his front lawn. >> is are you supposed to take? do we take photos? we really do not have those anymore. it sold, you can't help but not think about this huge explosion. >> pam: no one was injured during this incident. and
still is under investigation of what cost the pipes to break. >> pam: a box with a real act of label was the cost of a brief scare in downtown lafayette this morning. supple businesses were evacuated and an intersection of mt. diablo boulevard and broad avenue was shut down by police after the owner of the auto repair shop came across suspicious item at the round 8 thirty 8 empiric inside the box was a type of ground penetrating radar that had been stolen from a walnut creek construction company overnight. a has not been checked the device levels with a bigger counter and thought it was emiting and low level of radiation but was not considered a health threat. >> pam: >> pam: new at six. police
are rested a golf course instructor on child molestation charges. and true and is backed was employed at the loss' policy to his golf course in livermore as a children's coach from 2006 to present. now is that is accused of sexually assaulting boys between the ages of 12 and 17 years old. early investigation revealed the sexual abuse allegedly occurred in livermore between 2009 and 12 livermore police is searching for more possible victims. >> pam: another cold morning. a free 20 still in effect and the bay area in livermore ice and frost @ as the fountain park and problems with a de-icing machines cost flight delays at san jose minitel airport this morning. at least eight flights were delayed for about an hour. this is a bill video from our
helicopter partnership with abc seven news when the airport be iced planes last week. american airlines, delta of virgin american, united and you as airways flight were affected. kron4 chief meteorologist is an adult weather center jacqueline will the weather starts to warm up? >> jacqueline: this is in effect until 9:00 and the morning with temperatures will be quite as cold as they have in mornings past but they will be still pretty chilly. we still have a free sworn in of that from all of the north bay, delta and portions of the south bay. we will take a look at the numbers and talk more about the warming trend coming up in just a bit.
>> pam: a snowstorm in washington d.c. " the pro- government offices and forced the national transportation safety board to postpone today's hearing into the 80 monoplane that crashed in san francisco in july. this was to be a two day hearing so now the board will have all of the testimony done tomorrow. the ntsb is investigating the cause of the crash of a.g. on/off like to kron4. that killed three passengers and injured 180 others. the investigation will look closely at whether the pilots rely too heavily on computer systems on board when it slammed into a sea wall as it attempted to matt is at all. >> pam: coming up. winter weather has blankets several state how the snow is wrecking havoc on commuters and travelers plus
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and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life.
>> catherine: a surprising at the very happy ending to the story of a family who had been missing and northrop nevada. they have been found and they are all ok tonight. this was the scene earlier when they were brought to the hospital by ambulance. the two adults and 4 afternoon to play in the snow in a rugged wilderness region.but their jeep flipped over after they drove over an embankment. stay warm in temperatures that dipped to 16 below zero. >> catherine: a lot of people had fearedtonight doctors are saying there was some mild exposure that stopped short of frostbite. well. >> pam: wintry weather hit much of the nation. and -- as shannon travis explains-- some aren't worried about the snow-- but the bitter cold. >> reporter: a slow-moving storm made its way from washington up to the east coast. it d.c. and baltimore saw winter weather
advisories and both have this spike but temperatures are expected to remain low but not frigid. >> check the temperatures in some parts of the mid east is colder there that alaska. >> reporter: it has been cold and snowing on and off in the snow is expected to taper off later today the cold is not going anywhere. >> reporter: slippery roads calls this thirty cart piled up. 30-car pile up. >> trying to dock that no one would die. praying to god that no one would die
>> reporter: shannon travis kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: tomorrow we will see free deconditions but because warmer. become warmer, 56 in hayward and 55 in redwood city, 43 in livermore and santa rosa >> jacqueline: rrow morning anor round of widespread thirty spirit and the twenties will be mixed in there.
the upper 50s pretty much everywhere else including livermore, pleasanton and union city. downtown san francisco at the bike in napa and santa rosa. >> jacqueline: >> catherine: south africa -- and the world -- came together today to remember nelson mandela. he was honored in a huge leaders. one of the speakers -- president obama. >>"and while i will always fall short of madiba's example, he makes me want to be better. he speaks to what is best inside us. butted to let us search then for his strength - for his largeness of spirit - somewhere inside ourselves."
>> catherine: attendance wasn't as good as expected - perhaps because of a steady rain. >> catherine: but thousands of citizens joined in the service in johannesburg. >> catherine: and for hours, world leaders and celebrities paid tribute to the man known as the father of a modern, free south africa. robyn curnow reports. >> reporter: throughout the day there was singing, chanting cheers and a lot of speeches. would also start stopped is the rain. my temper sweated some people from coming out because the seat not all of them worth tool. for because these
>> pam: san francisco mayor ed lee announced a celebration tomorrow. remembering the life and legacy of nelson mandela. the civic memorial will be held in the city hall routunda at 8 o'clock in the morning. >> pam: coming up. >> pam: the t-s-a is not monkeying around when it comes to security. why a toy monkey had one of its accessories seized. benicia police searching for a suspect who stole gifts out of a car. where the gifts were going. and why police believe i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor.
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>> pam: new at six. >> pam: benicia policeare searching for a person who broke into several cars. one of the home owners shared surveillance video which captured the suspect breaking the driver's side window and entering the car. >> pam: police say it appears first two incidents. it was during a third incident on james court where another car window was broken and the suspect is have stolen one-thousand gifts.that were going to two families at the oakland children's hospital. benicia police believe the >> pam: break-ins and burglaries are related. >> pam: it's back to the table foras we were the first to report yesterday. the bart district invited of its two largest unions. seiu and atu. to meet and discuss the proposed family leave provision in the labor contract. kron 4 has also learned. >> pam: federal mediator greg lim meetings set for this thursday and friday. >> pam: at issue is a family leave provision that the unions bart district approve the provision. >> pam: preliminary numbers are in america's cup sailing races. >> pam: they are less than area council economic generated at least 364- for
the san francisco bay area. >> pam: generate. >> pam: the san francisco chronicle dollars. an airport security screener this cowboy sock monkey too real. >> pam: k-i-n-g t-v reports a t-s-a carry-on bag of sewing police. >> pam: in the end, may says no one was called and she got her sewing supplies back, minus the toy gun. he transportation security back, minus the toy gun. hi love watching tvecurity outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
leak causing an evacuation on in the surrounding area. >> we isolated the pipes were and where the leak was located patient off and do not believe cold weather was a factor. but we cannot speculate so we are looking at every potential situation here to determine the cost to keep it from happening again. >> reporter: your ancestors is cool and dry up some hotels have began altering when it only for spirit you will not find any of those in the bay area. if you can find a number of hotels offering amenities and services has some hotels in san francisco are competing for women to travel dollars. kron 4 news.
>> reporter: early this morning determining the icing meshing was leaked out to five different airlines was not functioning correctly. about 1000 passengers were impacted. >> reporter: cure and hayward a weakling death of a homeless man homeless advocates saying the city of hayward is anti homeless. homeless advocates say much to do more must do more for people in need.
>> jacqueline: warmer weather on the way with a frost advisory in freezing morning in effect by thursday the conditions should be gone. still and thirty for inland valleys. mainly in the '30's mount majority of the upper '30's. >> jacqueline: 25 overnight in fairfield, 25 near vallejo, free sworn in effect for these areas as well as concord, pleasanton and livermore. freeze. >> jacqueline: frost advisory at the coastline >> jacqueline: extended forecast woman tomorrow the
even more into thursday and out of the freezing territory the warming trend will continue all the way through the weekend with more comfortable temperatures. >> catherine: there's a brand new deal that will prevent another government shutdown. bipartisan house and senate negotiators announced it earlier tonight. the agreement is for a scaled-down federal budget that will ease automatic spending cuts. it also sets federal spending levels. >> catherine: the house and senate still have to vote on the deal - but that's expected to happen. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> reporter:i got a black magic woman trying to make a devil out of me >> reporter:this is marcus malone and to most people his name means nothing but if you are an old school santana fan it might and while you are googling his name i'll have more on marcus in a moment >> reporter:im in east oakland on pearmain street
near 98 ave ground zero for illegal dumping it's a street where some people have likened it to somolia >> reporter:since i personally have never been to somolia i can confirm that how ever i can say it is as has been a huge problem >> reporter:and its apparent that the dumpers know all the signs posted of survalliance camera are bogus and so is this fake camera >> reporter:i ask some of the business owners what is the weirdest things they have seen out here ive seen everything from dead dogs to everything left over to from pot clubs in fact i did find the remments from pot clubs including some plants and all the other tossed out supplies >> i've seen everything from deadlocks dead dogs and more >> reporter:the problem accoridng to reisdents and business owners is this >>it just never seems to get cleaned up and when it does get cleaned up it seems to take weeks to sometimes up to two months to clean up this garbage >> reporter: but it's not always garbage
>>sometimes they throw away money sometimes they threo away jewelery? i was riding pair of jeans os i picked them up looked ingthe back pocket and 800 100 dollar bills. what you do with the money well used it to buy >> reporter: used it to buy equiptment im a landsacper and a composer >> >> reporter:i asked him what is name was and he then revaled this to me >>at one time i was with santana band original santana blues band now i homeless and on the streets because i got in some trouble put me in jail i lost everything >> reporter:its amazing some of the stories you find if you just stop and talk to the people in the street >>matter of fact we we created the sarlos santana blues band on potrero hill in my mothers garage
in oakland stanley roberts kron 4 news >> pam: more than 2-hundred- thousand have signed up for a mission to mars, but there's a catch. those selected will get a one wa ticket. >> pam: college final exams can be stressful. a group of volunteers with therapy dogs were on the u-c therapy dogs were on the u-c [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life.
this afternoon. >> pam: studies show interaction with animals lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and can improve a person's physical and mental health. the therapy dogs drew a constant crowd and smiles from students during their visit. >> catherine: adam sandler tops the forbes list of most overpaid actors. forbes came up with a formula showing what studios get for their investments when they pay actors millions of dollars in salary. under the formula, for every dollar sandler was paid for his last three movies, the films returned an average of $3.40. katherine heigl doesn't do much better. she returned an average of $3.50. in third place is reese witherspoon, who provides an average return of $3.90 for every dollar spent. nicolas cage has a return of $6.00 and kevin james's rate of return is $6.10. denzel washington, steve carell, jennifer aniston, matt damon and ryan reynolds round out the top 10. >> catherine: forbes has released its list of actors who paid more than they're worth. >> catherine: adam sandler
is number one, commanding a 15 million-and-higher payday despite the fact that his movies have been widely panned. the second most overpaid actor on forbes' list is katherine heigl, who's been trying to make the move back to tv. and in third place is reese witherspoon. >> catherine: new york - mtv's college channel has gone in two wildly different directions in naming pope francis and pop singer lorde as its man and woman of the year. mtvu said tuesday that both figures challenged their followers with unexpected stands. >> catherine: since becoming pope, francis has urged the catholic church not to become obsessed with "small- minded rules" and to emphasize compassion over condemnation in dealing with touchy topics like abortion, gays and contraception. >> catherine: the new zealand teenager lorde released a debut single, "royals," that puts down a culture of conspicuous consumption, and distributed it first for free. >> catherine: last year, mtvu honored frank ocean and malala >> catherine: entertainment news here on kron-4. the o-m-g insider starts at entertainment tonight at 7:30. >> pam: the holiday season is in across the bay area are decorating their homes with lights and displays. these are some photos viewers have sent us. >> pam: you can share your holiday lights photos with us on facebook. or you can email4 dot com.
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>> jacqueline: she was like see ya! >> pam: (laughter) >> gary: (laughter) >> gary: you got it! >> >> gary: here is the question. what is the name of the show, pam? >> gary: amazing lights. >> pam: amazing lights. (laughter) >> gary: you can win a home to richard worth thousands the carolinas can they win?
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follow through all the way through college >> gary: the academy shows is a super school placed 60 where they are encouraging people to get 60 minutes of activity today. per day >> gary: pam, mike taylor >> gary: he insists that even though we are having a rough day let's go out and kurt encourage children spiri >> pam: i love that. >> gary: really outstanding running back but no chance
of winning the heisman trophy but just in case he does plan he will lead to chop it up in equal pieces for all of his off against linemen can take it home. offense linemencan take it home. >> gary: curry hopes to get off at a better start. tomorrow night they want to get off against bobcat spiris 5 >> been and competing fight teen and competing
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