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now at eight ... the wild gun motel battle that left a sheriff's deputy dead and two officers wounded... that story still developing in sacramento tonight.whoosha texas man escapes death by the slimmest of margins ... one of the amazing survival stories in the wake of hurricane harvey. whoosharmed but no longer dangerous ... richmond police say they've busted a gang responsible for crimes up and down the east bay.their violence marked some of the most egregious criminal acts that we've seen in the bay area in quite some timewhoosh and, he told friends he was being bullied by other students ... and school counselors wen't helping.new details about this week's deadly library shooting in new mexico .. on kron four news in prime time. (pam) a series of shootouts in sacramento ... has left one deputy dead... and two c-h-p officers injured. thanks for joining us, i'm pam moore.(steve) and i'm steve aveson.
tonight...at least three suspects are incustody. grant lodes has been closely tracking developments and joins us now with more about the deputy who lost his life. (grant) this started as an investigation into a suspected car theft ring...and it ended with three law enforcement officers shot. the one who did not make it...is 52-year old bob french. he's has been with the sacramento sheriff's department for more than two decades... he's survived by his children, grandchildren, and live in girl friend. most of the violence happened at a ramada inn.. not far from interstate 80.near fulton avenue and auburn boulevard. investigators checking into those vehicle thefts... arrested a couple of suspects after a brief chase this morning that ended in elk grove... then the officers returned to the ramada inn... after learning a stolen car ring was allegedly being run out of a hotel room there. the c-h-p was assisting the
sheriff's department with this case.. there were at least three different shootouts. the two c-h-p officers that were wounded... were hit during the first shootout. the suspect...shooting through the motel door and wall when officers knocked. a short time later, the suspect went to a motel balcony, and exchanged gunfire with deputies. that's when deputy bob french was hit. tonight...his brothers and sisters are remembering him.
after the balcony shootout that killed deputy french,,, the gunman managed to get into a car and tried to escape. however, he did not get very far... crashing and getting into another gun battle with law enforcement. this time he was hit and taken into custody. the two wounded c-h-p officers are expected to survive. there is no word on the suspect's condition...his name is also not being released. (grant) we tracked this story all day. and brought you a breaking update when the deputy died. be the first to know about breaking news by downloading our free mobile app and opting in for push alerts. and always stay connected at kron-4 dot com obviously the suspects watched her so they knew what they
were looking for.. thousands of dollars .... stolen from a convenience store manager in east palo alto.((pam)) as she left her 7-eleven ... with the cash deposits for the day she was followed police say, by this man here... she then did something we are all told to do.. when we get into a car accident.((steve)) kron 4's justine waldman spoke with police who tell her this was a targeted attack she did not see this coming it was quickso quick the manager of this 711 on newell road had no time to react.on monday just before 10am, she left the store to drive to the bank with the deposits for the day a bag filled with thousands of dollars in cash.2shotsot no mask no disguise palo alto police srgt brian philip tells me before the manager left, she was being watched.sot it appears one of the suspects actually cased the 711 he came in he walked around the store went back to the car and waited there for about an hour until she leftshe then drove just a few blocks away .. to where the crime took place. standup justine waldmanhere at
the corner of newell and edgewood roads police tell me the victim was rear-ended. she then got out of her car and the suspect suggested she should take a picture of the damage which was minor... she did and that's when police say he yanked her phone away, grabbed the bank deposit bag filled with cash off her front seat. and took offsot she did everything right she had no way of knowing this was setup for a robberysecurity cameras caught a picture of the suspects' car.. a sliver sedan with a yellow paper plate.and a picture of the suspect as he scooped out the store.there is no good image of the second suspect. the driver of the car.police later found her stolen cell phone nearby.and now are looking for the suspects.sot she described one of them as an african american male in his 20s she believed the driver was possible a polynesian male with longer hairthe store manager, customers fondly called mama, did not want to be interviewed.while she wasn't hurt sot she was obviously targetedin east palo alto justine waldman kron 4 news
(pam) the search is on for a woman accused in an unprovoked stabbing of a man... at a senior housing complex in the north bay. (steve) san rafael responded after someone called saying they heard a man crying in pain. officers found the victim with wounds to his face, neck, head and chest. now they are looking for this woman. 26 year old unique lashonda gaimes.gaimes. investigators say gaimes knew the 66-year-old victim for more than five years. gaimes was invited to the victim's house and stayed overnight. then early in the morning ---she allegedly stabbed the man in his bedroom without provacation. she was last seen yesterday getting off a golden gate transit bus. that was at
the del norte= el cerrito bart station between six and six thirty a-m police say if you see her call them and do not try to contact her. (pam) amber cummings-- the self described "trans- patriot"-- says she plans to return to berkeley this weekend. she made the announcement at a park in antioch earlier today. cummings organized the "no to marxism in america" rally ... which was scheduled to take place at civic center park in berkeley last weekend. she ultimately cancelled that event due to safety concerns ... once the city of berkeley denied her event permit. still, thousands of counter anti-fascist protestors showed up, and berkeley police made 13 arrests at the park that day. (amber cummings/organizer): "these people are crazy. everybody is a nazi to them, ok. everybody's a fascist to them. the truth about these people are is they're violent marxists that run around with masks lie this and they're allowed to attack the people." cummings says, she will
be at civic center park in berkeley, at one o'clock saturday afternoon... and intends to deliver a speech. but, she says she does not want anyone to show up for it.. instead, she asks that people tune in on facebook live. (pam) san francisco police put out a one -million dollar warrant for a suspect in a sexual assault last year. back in june 20-16... officers accuse 37-year-old adrian hernandez -vasquez of sexually assaulting a victim in the panhandle area near golden park.. police say, the suspect and victim met socially prior to the assault. there are no other details at this time about the incident. (steve) harvey makes landfall
again...swamping a nursing house and forcing it to be evacuated some patients had been sitting in water for up to 24 hours. all of the nurses stuck by their side --- until help arrived.(pam) it is just one of the many rescue stories we have been seeing come out of texas. and countless number of other people are still awaiting rescue..(steve) harvey unleashed its wrath on a wide swath east of houston, leaving thousands stranded in flooded homes. kristen holmes has the latest from houston.
now but we are coming!" floodwaters swamped a nursing home there... rescuers racing to get elderly residents out as fast as they can. det. mike hebert: "some of the nurses have said that these, the patients were in the water for up to 24 hours so that's critical to us. nearby in beaumont -- terrifying scenes like this are happening across the city. voice of tom wright/reporter: "he is in the trees. there were people in the trees? butted to and they manage to get him in the boat. and bring him out. he had no clothes on. (cheer)andin houston... thousands still in shelters.sylvester turner/ houston mayor: 14:14:59 we are assessing the situation we want to work as quickly as we can to transition people out of the shelters and into their normal lives. many more though ... are still waiting to be rescued ... as emergency crews and volunteers race against time to reach those still trapped in their homes.next door, much of louisiana was spared from the same devastation..officials there pledging to welcome their texas neighborsgovernor john bel edwards/ -d- louisiana: "we had all these assets that were positioned in southwest louisiana to take care of our own and without needing them we're going to use them here in texas until we get the job done."in houston, i'm kristen holmes. > (pam) harvey made landfall again before weakening into a tropical depression.. but the
(steve) to help the victims in texas, you can text the word harvey to 90-999 to make a $10 donation. you can also make donations online at redcross.org, or by phone at 1-800-red-cross. ahead at eight.. a northern california wildfire destroys homes and is threatening hundreds more. now we're learning police have made an arrest connected to the destructive fire. plus. a transportation nightmare. the major closures that could slow your commute this holiday weekend. and next. accused in random acts of violence on east bay commnunities. police arrest seven in a gang
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seven alleged members of a violent richmond street gang are now behind bars.(pam) police say, the gang members are linked to a crime spree that swept through a number of east bay communities. and police say, they were not out to settle drug issues or turf wars... as kron-4 maureen kelly reports ---investigators say, they were randomly tormenting the public. police say the investigation into the gang called swerve team got rolling when a richmond detective reconized one of it's members in this surveillance video of an armed home invasion in fremont. now 7 members are in custody and one has a 24 million dollar arrest warrant out on him.in connection to a slew of crimesincluding 3 murders. including the 2016 killing of 18 year old old otillio nicco martinez here's audio from
the 67 shots fired by 4 guns at close range. polcie say he was an innocent victim in the wrong place at the wrong time. natsthey are also being linked with 14 attemped murders. this surveillance video shows some of the members chasing a rival gang member into a richmond liquor store.the intended target hid in the broom closet and survived. but their bullets hit a 14 year old girl outside, another innocent bystander. their violence marked some of the most egregious criminal acts that we've seen in the bay area in quite some timethe fbi and multiple other east bay law enforcement agencies assisted richmond pd in this investigation.as the gang's alleged crimes swept out into many suburban communities in 2 counties. they include the shooting of an orinda school board vice president and the pistol whipping her husband in front of her home during a robbery. they have also been connected with a gun battle in the parking lot of the willows shopping center in concord, at least one bullet piercing the window of a popular restauarnt. here's a homemade rap video made by gang membersas they flash weapons. several guns were confistacated in this investigation.this
investigation is still open detectives are still looking to see if they can link the swerve team to possibly two freeway shootings from last year. maureen kelly kron4 news. (steve) an out of control wildfire is threatening several homes in northern california... and one person has been arrested ... suspected of starting it.(pam) the 'ponderosa fire' ... ballooned overnight.. and people are being told to evacuate.(steve) take a look. it has grown to 31-hundred acres ... and is burning to the northwest of forbestown. that is not far from the oroville dam. about 500- structures are threatened at this hour in the forbestown area at least ten homes have been destroyed and five others damaged. the flames have also wiped out several other buildings. firefighters are dealing with rugged terrain as they try to
get control of the fire.(sot) 29-year john ballenger of oroville... is now in police custody... he is accused of recklessly starting a campfire outside a designated campground. right now - there is 10-percent containment on this fire. nearly one- thousand firefighters are on scene... battling the flames tonight. (steve) time to check the four zone weather forecast.. a heat wave is headed our way(pam) kron-4's brittney shipp is here with the dangerously hot conditions we will see. .a significant warming trend is then forecast
to begin tomorrow and continue into the upcoming weekend with oppressive heat likely for interior and higher elevation locations, especially on friday and saturday. hot weather will even make it to the coast on saturday (steve) new at 8.it will be tricky to get around the east bay with bart this holiday weekend.the lake (steve) (steve) new at 8. it will be tricky to get
around the east bay with bart this holiday weekend.the lake merritt bart station in downtown oakland will be closed while crews rebuild tracks. and our gabe slate joins us live from the location of the other big closer this weekend happening that could make it difficult to get where you needhe is at the bay bridgegabe, sounds like were looking at a traffic nightmare this weekend??? depending when and where you need to go you might be better off just staying at home part of the bay bridge will be closed on saturday. bart will be massively affected by this station closure. here's a look at what bart is doingand how to get around get around and how to doingat what bart is doingand how to get around
new ahead at 8. chilling new details about the teenager accused of a deadly library shooting. witnesses describe his bizarre behavior during the terrifying rampage. plus. 9-1-1 takes a call from an 11-year-old boy.. why he was calling police === on his mother. ((gary sports tease))" coming up a little bit later in this broadcast, the giants are doing there thing playing in san diego. a's handling there business as well. also, henry wofford gets in the face of a 49er. the great wofford in our sports cast, later in the news. " ((steve))here's what we are tracking new tonight at nine... a police superintendent ...battling cancer says he's not the type of guy to ask for help.but now that he needs a new kidney...the outpouring of support has been tremendous. the heartwarming story about who stepped up when he needed it most...now the two are
(steve) the u-s military shot down a medium range ballistic missile off the coast of hawaii during a test late yesterday. the missile was launched off a naval facility on the island of kauai. sailors onboard the u-s-s john paul jones tracked the missile using radar... they then shot it down with an interceptor missile. the test comes amid ongoing north korean ballistic missile tests. north korea also fired a ballistic missile yesterday... which flew over japan before falling into the pacific ocean. ahead at eight.. a lyft driver shot and killed while transporting a passenger... the heart- breaking reason his fiancee says he was driving in the first place. and our top
happened.(pam) this incident started this morning, when police saw two women get into a stolen car. while arresting them, officers learned one had a room at the ramada inn in sacramento. when officers knocked on the door there ... they were ambushed, someone inside shot through the door and walls --- hitting two c-h-p officers. then, sacramento deputies got into a shootout with the suspect === who moved to the room's balcony. police say, that suspect had a high- powered rifle and shot sheriff's deputy bob french. the 21- year veteran of the force .... died on the way to the hospital. the two c-h- p officers are expected to recover. (steve) harvey makes landfall again in texas today. ravaging an area east of houston..including this nursing home where evacuations were made. all this as the death toll climbs. in the last 30 minutes we learned at least 31 people are dead
but officials fear that number could climb. as floodwaters recede -- the number of those found dead inside their homes or cars could rise. so far more than 30-thousand people have been rescued. they are taking refuge some 230- in shelters. but at least half a million homes have been impacted in some way. and the democratic representative of houston has estimated the federal response will be at least 150-billion dollars. which the texas governor said today is much bigger than hurricane katrina or hurricane sandy (steve) the bay area weather is the bay area weather is going to heat up significantly..(pam) brittney has the four zone forecast...and the dangerously hot conditions headed our way.. what's the latest? .a significant warming trend is then forecast to begin tomorrow and continue into the upcoming weekend with oppressive heat likely for
at redcross.org, or by phone at 1-800-red-cross. (pam) new tonight at 8. chilling details about the moments a 16- year old ... walked into a new mexico library and started shooting. (steve) we are also learning about the accused teen gunman's plans. grant lodes is here with what new court documents are revealing. (grant) this is 16 year old nathaniel jouett. he's accused of opening fire in a public library...killing two people and injuring others. but the library wasn't his initial target. according to newly released court documents--- jouett planned to shoot up his high school but ended up going to the library instead. the teen later told police he didn't know why he picked the library. and didn't know anyone there. now people who were inside at the time are speaking out. lupe aguirre says he went inside to find his wife...and found himself cornered by the
accused gunman. aguirre says the teen was laughing and smiling the whole time. another woman ==lisa baird says he yelled at her "run!" and said why aren't you running, i'm shooting at you!" jouett's girlfriend has told c-n-n that the teen was distraught over what she says was a bullying incident on friday. jouett was on a two day suspension in connection with that incident. court documents say the 16 year old took the guns from his father's safe. he is facing nearly a dozen charges including murder and child abuse. (pam) new at 8. the fiancee of a lyft driver who was fatally shot in ohio says, he was trying to earn extra money to pay for their dream wedding. tyra ford says, she and 32-year-old mourice foster got engaged in march and were planning an outdoor wedding next summer. foster was fatally shot.... and a 31-year-old female passenger was wounded early monday in cleveland police
say, a gunman fired 10 rounds at his car. foster was pronouced dead at the scene. police say, a man they arrested monday is no longer a suspect. still ahead at 8 an 11 year old boy calls the police on his mom...over what she was doing while he was in the car. and next. a dine and dish worthy of a toast. vicki liviakis takes us to carneros ... for a celebration of all things bubbly. tonight at 9 traffic officer from all around santa clara county hit the streets today look for all forms of bad behavior nats: ambiancefrom pedestrians to truck drivers and anything in between i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving baldy
between napa and sonoma ... you might see a huge chateau on a hill... it's called domaine carneros.(steve) wonder what's inside? tonight on dine and dish - vicki liviakis pops the cork and gives us a peak. nothing says party like popping and pouring a bottle of bubbly.(tourists) someone likes their champagne? oh yes, the le reve. and the glasses are empty! champagne - sparkling wine. no matter what you call it - it's the beverage of celebrations. not that you need an excuse.(tourist) oh yes, happy as long it's pink. here at domaine carneros, visitors from all over come to celebrate the grape. peggy is our effervescent hostess.(hostess peggy) i'm the queen of bubbles. the queen of bubbles will pop and pour to your heart's content...and dispense some wine wisdom along with it. on the terrace - nestled between rows of vineyards - people sip and soak up the scenery.(tourist) the sparkling wine and the
warm weather... champagne and caviar make a great combo. czar nicolai caviar is from california. local rates high here.(tourist) california style sparkling wine it's probably in my opinion to french champagne. for the record - champagne is the name of a region in france where sparkling wine is produced. as for the fizz, there's a staggering 49 million bubbles in a bottle of champagne (vicki) call it champagne or sparkling wine... some people just call it bubbles... and that's worthy of a toast...in sonoma, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. (pam) if you have a restaurant, bistro, cafe or bar... you want featured on 'dine and dish'. you can send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or head to our website kron 4 dot com... and fill out the submission form..
you can also check out our new 'dine and dish' facebook page (steve) an oregon woman was arrested for driving drunk saturday night... after her 11-year-old son called the police on her.(vo) authorities say nicole norris was driving home with her 11- year-old son when he called 9-1-1 about her erratic driving. norris was taken into custody after she failed field sobriety tests... her blood content level was twice the legal limit! authorities say two other drivers also reported her erratic driving. luckily no injuries were reported. norris could face additional charges. (pam) in sports... 49ers rookie soloman thomas talks about taking on his former stanford teammate... a week from sunday...(steve )... and aaron rodgers speaks out on the colin kaepernick controversey... gary has that story... and all the sports...
with absolutely no antibiotics ever. a better way to grow, a better way to eat. and it starts with foster farms simply raised chicken. california grown with no antibiotics ever. us revised second-quarter gdp up 3.0% vs 2.7% rise expected .. . the u.s. economy grew faster than initially thought in the second quarter,
notching its quickest pace in more than two years. there are signs that the momentum was sustained at the start of the third quarter. gross domestic product increased at a 3.0 percent annual rate in the april-june period. retail sales and business spending data so far suggest the economy maintained its stamina early in the third quarter. other data on wednesday showed private employers ramped up hiring in august, adding 237,000 jobs to their payrolls. that was up from 201,000 jobs in july. apple to hold product launch event on sept. 12 (at new headquarters?) . . . apple product event expected to include iphone unveiling. the company is expected to unveil three iphones, according to other people familiar with its plans. those include a showcase iphone to mark the product's 10th anniversary that is larger and pricier and features an edge-to-edge display and facial-recognition technology, as well as updates to the two iphone 7 models that started selling last year. in the past two years it
has used san francisco's bill graham civic auditorium, but people close to the company say it is aiming to use the 1,000-seat steve jobs theater on its new headquarters campus. the new headquarters, however, aren't finished, and the construction timetable could affect the timing or location of the event, those people said. consumer demand for a new iphone appears strong. in a recent survey, 52% of people planning to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days said they would buy an iphone, the highest level since 2010. a true nfl superstar and northern california native is speaking up on the colin kaepernick "should he be on an
nfl roster" debatepackers quarterback aaron rodgers in an interview with "espn the magazine" said kaepernick should be on an nfl roster right npow and the reason he isn't is because of his anthem protestskaepernick remains unsigned following the backlash last year for kneeling during the national anthem in protest against police brutality and racial injustice though he said he won't continue the protest this season with a new team. while linebacker reuben foster has grabbed most of the headlines and rightfully so this preseasonthe 49ers 3rd overall pick soloman thomas has also looked like a potential future nfl star as he's made a number of impressive plays sideline-
to-sideline for a defnesive linemananother impressive rookie this preaseon has been soloman's former staford teammate christian mccaffrey whose carolina panthers the 49ers play in their season opener a week from sundaylast night... our own henry wofford asked thomas if he still keeps up with his old friend now turned foe(sot: soloman thomas) "we have a little group chat, we still text everyday. he's a great friend of mine and a great player so it will be fun to go against him." "what was it like going against him in college? during practice?" "it was tough. after freshman year we weren't allowed to tackle him, we had to keep him healthy. so its been ahwile since i've hit him so it's going to feel good again."
even the cfl seemingly has no interest in johnny manziel the former heisman trophy winner who flamed out as a nfl quarterback with the cleveland browns reportedly had a workout with the hamilton tiger-cats of the canadian football league. the team decided against signing him after "coming away convinced he's not ready to resume his professional career."manziel has battled abuse probems and dosestiv violence allegations since being released by the browns in 2016 the architect of one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history has passed awayrollie massimino who led villanova's storied run to the
1985 ncaa championship and won more than 800 games in his career died today after a long battle with cancer he was 82.in 1985 massimino coached the wildcats to an epic upset of john thompson patrik ewing and georgetown for the ncaa titlemassimino who also coached at unlv stony brook and cleveland state spent the last 11 years of his life at keiser university in fort layderdale, florida where he started the program and turned it into an naia power. giants in san diego before returning home to face tomorow night...right now...(wipe to a's score update) as for the a's...mike trout playing in his only game this series has homered... so has albert pujols... the 611th of his career.. but the a's score 8 runs in the 4th... ???(wipe to game-saving catch) this is a good one cardinals at brewers...bottom 9th/ 2 out brewers up 6-5the cardinals' randall grichuk hits one deep to center with a runner on if it's out the cardinals take the leadbur the brewers' keon broxton goes back against the wall and makes a great leaping catch to rob grichuk of the 2-run homer and end the game!take another look brewers win 6-5
the premier of lavar ball and his family's tv show on facebook premeirs tomorrow... "you think you know my family, you have no idea." "ball in the family" an upcoming documentary series featuring lavar ball his wife and their three basketball-playing sons, including los angeles lakers rookie lonzo ball debuts tomorrow on "facebook watch". "variety magazine" issued a statement from the outspoken lavar who said: "we wanted to give our fans an unfiltered lives and show them a side of typically seen." next at 8. jaw- dropping video of a man being dragged by the car--- why the driver hit the gas and did not stop.
a carjacking suspect was caught on camera clinging to the door of an s-u-v... as it sped off down a road.(pam) the incident happened in washington state... the video has since taken social media by storm. take a look. even when the car stops, the carjacking suspect is still trying to get the driver to get out. but after being dragged through the street..,..he was put into handcuffs and taken to jail. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are
here at look at what we are working on for kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))harvey is now a tropical depression...but people in texas and louisiana are still feeling the effects of the devastating storm.the death toll has climbed...as rescue crews are still going door to door trying to help people...still trapped in their homes. we'll take you to live to the houston convention center where thousands of people are thanksful to be alive.plus...back here in the bay area, police want the public to be on the lookout this woman they say attacked an elderly man..stabbing him repeatedly in his home. ((grant))those stories...plus chief meteorologist brittney shipp will tell us which bay area cities could top 110 degrees!((vicki))our primetime coverage continues on this wednesday.kron 4 news at nine gets started...right after the break.
vicki liviakis.(grant) and i'm grant lodes. tonight, harvey has been downgraded to a tropical depression. but don't let that weaker term fool you. the death toll from the storm that initially made landfall on friday...has risen to 31.(vicki) 30-thousand people have fled to shelters and 50-thousand homes are damaged or destroyed. shelters are filling up across texas. c-n-n's kristen homes is live in houston with more on the deadly flooding.