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>> pam: new at five. >> pam: we are hearing from the teenaged mother whose infant was the victim of a horrific attack. the suspect -- the baby's father, is accused of biting off his own son's nose. the stunning crime happened at a fairfiled apartment last week. police say, the young father lost control, because the baby would not stop crying. >> pam: i'm pam moore. >> reporter:tonight -- the child is recovering from serious injuries. in a moment -- the baby's mother will walk us through. how she says all this happened. >> reporter:but first tonight -- the father appeared in court today. kron 4's haaziq madyun was there. >> reporter:the man accused of biting off piece of his infant son's nosejoshua coopermade his first courtroom appearance here in fairfieldthis is a still photo of the 18-year-old defendanthands shackled at the waistas he stood before the judge reading the felony charges against him which include aggrivated mayhem, child abuse, and child endangerment. >> reporter:here are photos of one month old tajon riggins-cooper provided by the baby's family.
>> reporter:during his brief court appearance joshua cooper was assigned a temporary public defender. however he told the judge that he has a job, taking home 700-dollars a week and intends to hire a private attorney. >> reporter:the charges stem from a recent incident at his fairfield home where cooper lives with the baby's 17-year-old mother. fairfield police allege that it was here that cooper bit the nose of the baby boy out of frustrationbecause the child wouldn't stop crying. >> "me in my heart i don't think he did nothing like that" >> reporter:outside the court room cooper's mother who you see here declined to speak to the media. >> reporter:however a man describing himself as his uncle had this to say >> reporter:describe the joshua that you know >> "the joshua i know is fun loving, do back flips, play basketball, football, never knew he would do something like this i don't believe he did that" >> reporter:joshua cooper's bail has been set at $750-
thousand dollars. he is scheduled to be back in court for a prelimanry hearing in a couple of weeksat the solano county superior court house in fairfield haaziq madyun kron4news >> pam: meantime. the mother of that injured child is fighting to get custody of her baby. reporter siemny chhuon talked with her. >> i'm so confused on why." >> reporter:in just days, riggins' world shattered. "waking up and seeing my baby in the hospital. it hurts. it hurts my feelings a lot. my heart is broken." >> reporter:she said she's confused, hurt, lost and wonders how his own father could hurt him. riggins said ta'jon's father, joshua cooper, called her thursday from solano county jail and confessed to her about biting their son's nose off out of frustration when he couldn't get the baby to stop crying. >> reporter:riggins does not buy that excuse. "i didn't see no anger that
morning. i didn't see no stress that morning. he was up playing with the baby." >> reporter:it happened thursday morning inside the fairfield apartment where they lived with cooper's family. riggins, 16, was getting ready for school. she went to the bathroom and left the two of them alone. she said she never heard ta'jon cry. "two minutes later i come into a disgusting scene," riggins explained. >> reporter:fairfield police responded to the home after riggins called 911. officers did not know what they were dealing with until the found the baby's nose on the floor. >> reporter:cooper was arrested for child cruelty and aggravated mayhem and booked into the solano county jail. officers are trying to determine how fracture and a brain hemorrhage. riggins can only think of one possible reason. >> "that my son has been hit happened behind my back before." >> reporter:she also said she did not know why he snapped. "i seen no signs or i would have left. of course. i'm
not going to put an infant through that." >> reporter:but there were signs. a week and a half ago, ta'jon had swelling and bruising to his face, which riggins thought was an allergic reaction. doctors suspected child abuse and notified cps. now, ta'jon is in cps custody and riggins has to fight to prove that she deserves her son back. "i'm willing to fight. because i'm not in the wrong. i'm willing to fight to bring home my baby." >> reporter:family members have told us. the child protective services hearing was scheduled for today. but there is no update on the outcome of the proceedings. >> pam: new tonight -- we're learning more about the stabbing death of a 16- year-old boy. it happened in a park in campbell. >> pam: and tonight, police have arrested todd tharp. he is a homeless man suspected in the stabbing. >> pam: investigators say, when police arrived at john d morgan park last night. they found tharp injured as though he had been in a fight. >> pam: officers later linked him with a 16-year-old who had been hospitalized with stab wounds. and died in surgery this morning. >> pam: tharp has been booked in the santa clara jail for murder.
>> pam: kron4's justine waldman sat down with him late this afternoon at the jail. to get his side of the story. her interview is coming up tonight on kron-4 news at six. >> pam: the alameda county sheriff's office has issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected in his wife's murder. >> pam: authorities say, they want to question 46- year old feng mi. he has not been seen since his wife was found shot to death in their castro valley home friday >> pam: deputies say, there is a history of domestic violence at the home. and that mi has two registered guns. >> pam: one was found in the home. but the other is missing. the sheriff's department believes. it may have been used to commit the crime. >> pam: in san francisco's mission bay neighborhood. demolition continued today on the m-b- 360 apartments. the construction site that went up in flames last week. >> pam: though initially suggestions indicated, welding could be to blame for the fire, fire officials are still trying to pinpoint the exactly cause. >> pam: for now. all they are saying is the fire remains under investigation. >> pam: coming up tonight at 6, kron 4's dan kerman hears
from neighbors about their concerns, and looks at how the neighborhood is returning to business as usual. >> reporter:a pedestrian was struck and killed by a union pacific freight train in berkeley this morning, fire and railroad officials said. the fire department received reports of a train hitting apedestrian near the berkeley and albany border at 9:06 a.m., berkeley fire acting deputy chief avery webb said. the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, webb said. >> reporter:the victim, a man, had been walking south on the tracks and a southbound union pacific train heading from roseville to oakland struck him, union pacific spokesman aaron hunt said. >> reporter:the train crew blew the train's horn and tried to stop, but freight trains typically take over a mile to stop and the train was not able to stop in time, hunt said. >> reporter:by the time the train came to a stop, it was blocking four streets >> reporter:-- virginia, cedar, camelia and gilman streets, webb said. the streets were still blocked late this morning. trains in the area have been
stopped in both directions, amtrak spokeswoman vernae graham said. >> reporter:although the train involved in the collision is from union pacific, the tracks are shared with amtrak passenger trains, graham said. amtrak set up a bus bridge to take passengers between the richmond and berkeley stations, graham said. >> reporter:shortly after this fatality.caltrain tweeted out this take your breath away video.of a recent near miss along the tracks in redwood city. check it out. >> reporter:this was february 18th. >> reporter:group of people try to make it across the tracks, against a flashing crossing gate in the down position with an express train quickly approaching. caltrain >> catherine: one day after crimea's vote to separate from ukraine, russia has officially recognized the region as an independent state. >> catherine: that's widely seen as a first step towards annexation. >> catherine: and while the u=s and the european union condemned the vote, russia has raised the stakes dramatically.
"russia is the only country in the world realistically capable of turning the united states into radioactive ash," >>a chilling commentary on russia's official t=v channel describes the country's nuclear potential. nat fireworks >> catherine: it aired as crimeans celebrated the referendum results: 93 percent in favor of leaving ukraine and joining russia. steve >>ukraine's president claims the results were falsified. "that's way off base. >> catherine: russian journalist vladimir posner says one look at the people in the streets shows their sincerity. "you saw the tears of joy as they are saying finally we are going home." >>president obama calls the referendum a violation of international law. the future of ukraine must be decided by the people of ukraine. >>the american diplomatic response was noticeably mild: economic and travel sanctions directed against 11 russian officials. one of them responded as if it were a joke,
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>> reporter: kind of a domino of that. when a baby is sucking from mom's breast s allied vote will bring down decaf the bacteria. will break down the cavity bacteria. >> pam: still ahead. >> pam: the latest on the missing malaysia airliner. with the attention now turning to the pilots. we find out whether a captain having his own flight simulator at home. is normal. >> pam: then. >>an earthquake in los angeles. the reaction of some tv news anchors who were on air. when it hit. and a behind the scenes look at why they might have been and a behind the scenes look at whyas woman withave been eracve bladder th nrestom isight. i kn how itd
husband who plays a more crucial role in the health of a relationship. >> pam: that's right -- this research says, it is actually a husband's agreeable personality and health.which have the most crucial impact on a couple's relationship. >> pam: this study was done by the university of chicago. researchers found a woman's positivity -- described as someone's desire to be seen a in positive light -- had little or no effect on conflict in a marriage. >> pam: but the husband's positivity. had a big effect on the relationship. husbands with high levels of positivity reported less conflict in their relationship. the trend was the same if someone was in poor health. >> pam: the women's health had little impact on the relationship, but the men's health did. to summarize. while many wives may disagree -- this research at least says, the key to a long term marriage -- is a happy and healthy husband >> jacqueline: temperatures
right now still in the low seventies. mainly in the '60s for this afternoon. dropped about 10 degrees from what we saw it yesterday afternoon. 57 and half moon bay. we are glad to start warming up in the next few days i was telling how warm the to the truce will go in just a bit. how warm the temps will go >> catherine: the search for the missing malaysian airliner now spans two hemispheres and involves 26 countries. it's now been more than a week since the jet - and the 239 people aboard - disappeared. this is the view from an indian ship -- one of the many helping in the search. >> catherine: while dozens of ships are looking for the missing malaysian plane.you can subtract at least one.
a u.s. defense official says that the navy ship that's been helping - is dropping out of the hunt. the reason - it was determined long-range naval planes simply do a better job. meantime - new questions keep coming. >> catherine: what happened during a crucial 15-minute time period as flight 370 crossed into vietnamese airspace? investigators know the last transmission from the cockpit happened early in the flight. >> catherine: and they think it might have been the co- pilot. a satellite picked up a faint signal from the plane more than 7 hours after take-off. >> catherine: they 'don't' know when the two communications systems were shut down. >> catherine: and whether any of the crew or passengers had anything do to with the plane's disappearance. the families of the missing are seemingly getting different stories every day. >> catherine: they still don't know if the plane landed or crashed.or whether loved ones are alive.
>> catherine: the girlfriend of american passenger philip wood knows the news could break at any time. >> catherine: the search has pushed deeper into the northern and southern hemispheres. for example -- australia is scouring the southern indian ocean. while kazakhstan - more than 6-thousand miles to the northwest - is also now helping. >> pam: kron four's philippe djegal continues our coverage. he spoke with a local pilot who has extensive experience with flight simulators. >> pam: we learn how a simulator is used. before someone actually takes flight. and why a simulator is now a focal point in the investigation into the missing malaysian plane >> reporter:so, is it uncommon for airline pilots to use or possess a flight simulator? sot- rashid yahya/chief pilot, pacific states
aviation >> reporter:chief pilot of pacific states aviation in concord, rashid yahya says revelations that malaysia airline flight 370 captain zaharie abdul sha built one in his home, doesn't automatically make him suspicious. >> reporter:yahya says it could have been used soley for leisure and training. rashid yahya/chief pilot, pacific states aviation >> reporter:still, shah and his co-pilot are under investigation. simulator at buchanan field airport. rashid yahya/chief pilot, pacific states aviation >> reporter:where he simulates a take off. rashid yahya/chief pilot, pacific states aviation >> reporter:and, during the flight, yahya explains how its possible one can learn how to disable a transponder -- which sends signals to a radar pinpointing your location. rashid yahya/chief pilot, pacific states aviation >> reporter:yahya says turning off a transponder is
as simply as hitting a switch. malaysia airlines says flight 370 may have flown for more than seven hours after its transponder stopped sending signals. pacific states aviation >> reporter:knowing where to fly in order to avoid radar detection is also something yahya says can be rehersed on a simulator as well. they know where the dead zone in this. no one can see you but you still have visual. >> reporter:but once flight 370 dissappeared, it dissappeared. pakistan and india are among the countries saying the plane never showed up on their radars. and, now the men in the cockpit are under an international microscope. at buchanan field airport in
concord, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> reporter:a pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the los angeles basin, rattling residents from the san fernando valley to long beach but causing no reported damage. the u.s. geological survey says the quake's magnitude was 4.4 and it was centered 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center. >> reporter:usgs seismologist robert graves called it a typical southern california quake of moderate magnitude and said expectations would be that damage would be slight, if it occurred at all. los angeles police and fire officials said there were no immediate reports of damage. earthquake. it appears to have stopped. we are going to jump right now to the geological gold survey. the
6:25 a.m. quake occurred at a depth of about 5 miles. there were several aftershocks, including one of 2.7 magnitude that caused very minor shaking. retired ap radio correspondent brian bland, who lives in suburban santa monica, says nothing fell or broke, but said it was "quite a shaker." if you work in tv or earthquake country you to think about all flights above coming down. lights above coming down, about 10lbs each. >> pam: what we know about the death of mic jaggers long-time girlfriend.
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>> reporter:the girlfriend of mick jagger - celebrity designer found dead in new york city of an apparent suicide. >> reporter:the rocker's rep says the jagger is "completely shocked and devastated by the news." the pair had been dating since 2001. >> reporter:stars including nicole kidman, oprah winfrey, sarah jessica parker and angelina jolie have all worn scott's high- end fashions. and she recently created a more affordable line of clothes with banana republic. she was 49. >> pam: we will break down the new recall from today. >> pam: will tell you how scientists are trying to turn chocolate into real medicine.
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>> pam: new tonight. >> pam: we're learning more about a hit and run collision that concord. it happened late last night along willow pass road near >> pam: this is the woman killed. 46 year old yolanda tiscareno. police are still looking for the driver of a pickup truck that veered off road and hit her.before taking off. kron-4's will tran has surveillance video -- that caputred some of the victim's final moments. >> pam: developing news. the automaker announcedthis time.it's for nearly one point two million s-u- enclave and g-m-c acadia. g-m says it's because the s- u-v's have defective sidethe other two recalls affect breaks. and around 300 -thousand chevrolet express and g-m-c savana vans that need reworkthe announcement comes on switch defect linked to at g-m admits engineers knew of04, but the recall wasn't under way. these are serious developments that shouldn't surprise anyone. after all, something went wrong with our process in this instance and terrible things happened. as a member of the gm family and as a mom with a family of my own, this really hits home for me. we have apologized but that is just one step in the journey to resolve this. the c-e-o says g-m is changing the way it decides and manages recalls in the future. she also announced that the
>> pam: an arizona woman says she's out an 83-dollar bottle of jimmy choo perfume all because of an airport security check. she say t-s-a screeners confiscated her perfume because they thought it was shaped like a weapon. >> and it's my signature scent. i'm a woman. >> pam: record promoter louis lewis was on her way to see clients the eli young band in denver. >> pam: and never dreamed she was in
trouble . >> that's a two ounce. that's the one, yes. this is the grenade. >> reporter:a frequent flyer, she always travels with her perfume in a separate plastic bag >> reporter:but this time, the t-s-a stopped her. lane six is completely closed at this point. everyone is staring. there are seven tsa agents on my side. took all of my information, made a copy of my id, and then started talking about they were going to have to search my person. and that's when i started--i went from humorous to all right let's be real, it's perfume. >> reporter:she finally got on her flight to denver where she purchased a new
bottle. 83 bucks. there you go, yep, and worth it. thank you. >> reporter:other perfumes like viktor and rolf's flower bomb have been pulled from airport their shape can replicate that of a grenade. they said if as a passenger you were to get on an airplane and you were to wave this around that people could maybe construe that as you making some sort of a threat. >> reporter:on her way back she put her new bottle in her checked back. and when i did get to phoenix sky harbor my bag had been gone through, my bag had been searched, which has never happened before. >> reporter:and so in the words of some of her other famous clients. same way i felt. i really don't. i know the tsa is there to protect us. i know that. i am a traveler. i travel a lot. many many flights a year. i have a husband. i want to come home. i want to be
safe, but i want to be logical. >> pam: the t-s-a says it stands by its decision and that it has a policy that no toy weapons or items that replicate weapons are allowed through security because they can be perceived as a threat. >> pam: the agency suggests the jimmy choo perfume be placed in checked luggage so there are no problems. >> catherine: spring is only a few days thursday. >> catherine: but a lot of the northeast and mid- atlantic is still dealing with snowy, cold weather. >> catherine: this is virginia.one of the places.along with washington d.c.where >> catherine: snow has been falling. >> catherine: the weather has led to hundreds of accidents in >> catherine: state troopers say they helped out 228 drivers between midnight and 10-am. >> catherine: in northern virginia - this is the site
of a weather-related wreck. >> jacqueline: was 70 in concord and hayward, 69 in san jose and sunnyvale, 64 in san jose and half moon bay. now 14 degrees in livermore to that. 10 degrees cooler and down 11 degrees in asset jose and antioch. san jose. to loss' sunshine this afternoon a. 18 mi. sustained winds and oakland and 14 in san jose.
it has been a little breezy out there to that the will stick, and for tomorrow afternoon and will be warmer than today more los 70's across the bay area. it will stay this way for most of the week. a little chilly and places like livermore 45% house the couple 43 in sunnyvale as did the what is there francisco with a little bit more my out there. 73 in morgan hill and 72 in san jose. los 70's for the ball sparked. 72 and walnut creek 70 in plaza to of spirit70 in pleasanton,
69 in richmond. los 70's tomorrow. >> jacqueline: son skies as well and we will call into the weekend but temperatures are still about average for this type of year. >> reporter: i am going to shock a lot of people if you do not own your home upper right you probably do not needed. if you do have a home and live in earthquake country reminding us that things will fall over some
point in time. i did not have earthquake insurance and i cannot own a home out right. if i owned it out reddick absolutely, i would consider it but only if the more risk is on me and not on the bank. >> what about yahoo? ali baba is coming public they did announce it today. so what the stock do now that we now the evaluation of ali baba. there are going to lose the safety net and that big a hertz. hurt.
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(male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: a 16- year old boy is stabbed to death. in a south >> pam: police say, the stabbing incident started last night as an argument in john d. morgan park in campbell. and then turned deadly. >> pam: a man was arrested and taken to jail. the 24 -year old murder
suspect agreed to talk with kron 4's justine waldman late this afternoon about what happened. >> pam: justine joins us live now from the santa clara county jail with the latest. justine? >> reporter:we just spoke with in the hour, and the suspect 24 year old todd tharp tells me he feared for his life and had to defend himself. >> reporter:tharp is a transient and says he was talking with a group of guys at john morgan park on sunday night, when the conversation turned sour. >> reporter:then he says they hit him, then started kicking him in the head he says 60 to 70 times in the span of a minute. >> reporter:tharp tells me he always carries a knife with him. and now he regrets using it, but felt he had no choice. >> reporter:the victim is 16
year old ivan diaz amezcua. he is from san jose. he had just transferred to boyton after attending westmont high school. police tell us. they found the teen at valley medical center in the er. >> reporter:he died just after 3am this morning. >> reporter:this attack happened at john morgan park on sunday. >> reporter:detectives are trying to figure out now. how many people were part of the fight. >> reporter:and trying to determine if tharp's story of self-defense really adds up. >> reporter:tharp also told me he has never been to jail, never been arrested before, never even gotten a parking ticket. he is now charged with murder. live in san jose justine waldman kron 4 news. >> pam: joshua cooper made his first appearance in solano county superior court today in fairfield. the 18-year-old was arraigned on a number of felony charges , for allegedly biting off a piece of his infant son's nose last thirsday. police say, it happened when the young father lost his temper when the child would not stop crying
>> pam: however his uncle tells kron 4. that he believes cooper is innocent. ".i don't think he did that" >> pam: outside the courthouse, the defendant's mother who you see here did not want to speak to the media. >> pam: joshua cooper's bail is set at $750- thousand- dollars. he is due back in court for a preliminary hearing in a couple of weeks >> reporter:tonight -- the baby remains at oakland children's hospital. in custody services. and -- ta'jon's mother -- is fighting to get her baby back. anjelika riggins says the baby's father -- who is accused of abusing the baby -- confessed to biting their son's nose. when he couldn't get the baby to stop crying. she doesn't buy that excuse. "i didn't see no anger that morning. i didn't see no stress that morning. he was up playing with the baby.butted to "i seen no signs or i would have left. of course. i'm not going to put an infant through that." >> reporter:however -- authorities say there were
signs. nearly two weeks ago ta'jon had swelling and bruising to his face. doctors suspected child abuse and reported it. the baby remains in custody of child protective services. tonight -- demolition >> hall was important was a roof over my head and the money in my pocket. i will be dragged out by the sheriff and we will fight this and fight for everyone else. a rally today in san >> pam: francisco calling for changes in the state law called the ellis act. that law allows property owners to evict tenants. and then take the unit off the rental market. >> pam: those who want changes in the ellis act, gathered outside san francisco city hall to say. the law as it stand now. is leading to the eviction of seniors. the disabled and low income families. >> pam: and the relocation fee. which is only 52- hundred dollars, leaves these residents with no affordable place to go.
>> pam: san francisco supervisor david campos will bring a measure before the board of supervisors to increase the relocation fee for property owner. campos wants the increase to be what the market rate of a rental unit would be for two years. if it passes, that could increase the payout by thousands of dollars. >> pam: p-g-&-e crews capped a gas leak at a home in martinez. a p-g-&-e employee called for help, after a piece of equipment snapped during routine maintenance. at a home on fountainhead court. >> pam: police say, drugs and cellphone use. may have been factors in a deadly crash in sonoma county over the weekend. >>the california highway patrol says, the suspect, nicholas tognozzi. told officers, he was reading a before the crash. two people were killed -- they were in the back seat of a car. heading east on highway- 12, when when the truck rear ended the toyota camry in santa rosa. >> pam: the c-h-p says, the suspect was also under the influence of marijuana. he was arrested and has posted bail.
most directions and deceit and hear the construction of other new building skirted the fire chief said that there were kicking at the possibilities of well dan being a reason for the fire breaks out. welding. >> reporter: as they will continue to say that investigations is still being done. sphere >> catherine: it's been more than nine days since the missing malaysian airliner disappeared. 26 countries are helping in the search. investigators say the jetliner's communications equipment was switched off -- but a satellite >> catherine: picked up a faint signal from the plane -- more than seven hours after take-off. meantime -- this is a view from one of the many indian ships helping in the search.among others. but you can subtract one
ship from the list. >> catherine: the navy ship that's been helping -- the u.s.s. kidd -- is dropping out of the hunt. that's because long-range navy planes simply do a better job. investigators continue to focus at least in part on the crew. and believe it was the co- pilot who sent a final transmission. first >> catherine: officials now say that the final voice transmission from the cockpit may have happened before any of the communications systems were disabled. the search, meantime has pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres.from the indian ocean.to kazakhstan, more than 6-thousand miles to the northwest. >> pam: coming up. >> pam: rapper -- kanye west is paying the price. following a scuffle outside a l-a airport last summer. plus -- death on the train tracks.
an investigation underway in the east bay. >> pam: and -- you've got mail, and it smells. how you can soon send a new type of message through your smartphone. next >> jacqueline: temperatures are cooler today up to 14 degrees cooler than what we saw yesterday at we were at 68 am plaza 10th. 72 in fremont. but we do help warmer weather ahead coming [doorbell rings]
>> pam: ever wish you could share the smell of freshly baked cookies from your kitchen with friends? well now, there's a phone for that. the o-phone offers the most sophisticated smell messaging system ever created. >> pam: users can mix and match aromas and then send their scent as a message to another user's device. there are up to 365 combinations to choose from, but developers say that number will rise to several thousand in the next year. the first ophones will be limited to a select community of coffee enthusiasts. the beta launch is scheduled for july 10th. >> pam: there's an app for just about everything. >> pam: still ahead. how technology now pools >> pam: together several social media sites to help you avoid people you don't want to see. >> pam: but first -- tense
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>> pam: take a look at this. a delta airlines plane lost part of its wing during a flight from orlando to atlanta on sunday. >> pam: the crew of the delta flight 2412 reported the panel flew off while in flight. the plane landed safely and without incident at atlanta's hartsfield-jackson international airport around 7 pm. there were 179 passengers and six crew members on board the flight. officials are trying to determine what caused the panel to fly off. no injuries were reported. >> catherine: russian president vladimir putin has signed a decree recognizing crimea as a sovereign state. the next step is expected to be absorbing the ukranian territory -- in defiance of european and americancrimeans voted overwhelmingly in favor of the union over the weekend. and the russian government is hinting at just how far it will go to make it happen.
"russia is the only country in the world realistically capable of turning the radioactive ash," a chilling commentary on russia's official t=v channel describes the country's nuclear potential. nat fireworks >> catherine: it aired as crimeans celebrated the referendum results: 93 percent in favor of leaving ukraine and joining russia. >> catherine: ukraine's president claims the results were falsified. "that's way off base. >> catherine: posner says one look at the their sincerity. "you saw the tears of joy as they are saying finally we are going home." >> catherine: president obama calls the referendum a violation of international law. the future of ukraine must be decided by the people of ukraine.
>> catherine: the american diplomatic mild: economic and travel sanctions directed against 11 russian officials. >> catherine: we'll continue to make clear to russia that further provocations will achieve nothing, except to further its place in the world. >> catherine: ukraine has recalled its ambassador from moscow - and warned of russian troops massing on its border. it has vowed to resist any military moves by its larger neighbor. >> pam: a third victim has now died after being struck by a driver at the south by southwest festival last week. >> pam: victim as 26-year- old sandy thuy le. >> pam: police say rashad owens was drunk when he allegedly drove into a crowd of people at the festival early thursday morning.
he was charged last week with two counts of capital murder for the first two people who died. police say a grand jury will determine if he will face additional charges. complaint: man spoke of plan to bomb subway seattle - federal prosecutors say a 20-year- old california man who spoke of wanting to bomb the los angeles subway system has been arrested near the canadian border in washington state and charged with attempting to travel to syria to fight alongside >> pam: a pedestrian was struck and killed by a freight train in berkeley this morning. >> pam: kron 4's john fenoglio was investigators are trying to determine why the victim did the oncoming train. return to index of stories... >> reporter:the accident occurred just before 9-am near the intersection of gilman and 3rd streets. the union pacific train was traveling southbound, as was the male victim when the impact occurred.
>> reporter:this is video taken from the scene shortly after the accident. you can see the train stopped in front of a yellow tarp covering the rail police conduct their investigation. >> reporter:i did speak with a representative from union pacific who tells me that the victim had his back to the train as it approached. he says that the two-person crew - a conductor and engineer - blew their horn repeatedly to try to warn the man, and that they did initiate an emergency stop. but, union pacific says, these trains require roughly one mile of track to come to a complete stop, which is why they were unable to stop the train before making impact with that pedestrian. >> reporter:i also spoke with an area resident who, who says that he often sees people from nearby homeless encampments attempting to cross the tracks. >> "a lot of people do recycling, so there around this area doing their recycling, just crossing the tracks. i can see their encampments down there." >> reporter:traffic in the
area was affected for several hours as the train blocked crossings from virginia to gilman streets. amtrak passenger service was also stopped in both directions, but trains were eventually allowed roll slowly past the accident site. >> reporter:the freight train was pushed back around 12:30-pm. the crew has been replaced and will be give access to mental health services, standard procedure union pacific says, following a fatal accident. the alameda county coroner also on site to remove the body from the tracks. an autopsy will be conducted. for now, union pacific rail investigation. reporting in berkeley john fenoglio kron 4 news >> jacqueline: to village is about average for this time of year will cool closer to the weekend. >> pam: ran, then fell to woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink!
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>> reporter: >> pam: i'd incorporate vo of google app store and candy crush toa hacker attacked google's play store today.upsetting developers and people trying to get candy crush updates. >> pam: ibrahim balic.a hacker from turkey.says he is to blame for the crash. >> pam: he says he found a weakness in the console.and everything collapsed after he created an app to point out the problem. >> pam: the site crashed a second time after he uploaded his app to the publishing system. >> pam: balic says he's sorry for knocking everyone off-line, but chances are his pleas will fall on deaf
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