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after an extensive 2 day manhunt, san francisco police have arrested a man wanted for homicide and robbery. the bloody attack was caught on a cell phone camera. we want to warn you, the video is graphic and may be offensive to some viewers. kron 4's alecia reid shows us what happened right outside carl's junior .... on the corner of cyril magnin and eddy streets in the tenderloin ... a fight between 2 men spilled into the crosswalk and street friday evening. we want to warn you ... this video becomes more graphic as the attack ensues. one of the men ... identified as 25 year old melton earl kelly repeatedly kicked and punched his victim multiple times ... even while the man layed there unconscious.one onlooker tried stepping in to help, but that didn't stop the aggressor.during the attack, kelly emptied his victim's pockets, and assaulted him further before walking away. good samaritans stepped in to help after the suspect left.
emergency personell were called to the scene and he was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. glide memorial church confirms kelly was a temporary 90 day employee at the church.with help from oakland p-d and the public, sfpd officers were able to locate and arrest the oakland resident on the 300 block of ellis street, near glide in san francisco sunday morning.kelly is currently booked at san francisco county jail on 11 felony charges ... including attempted murder, robbery, multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon, resisting police officer duties and multiple narcotics related charges. while their thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family .... glide released a statement that says in part ... "we at glide abhor violence and make it clear to our staff, whether permanent or temporary, that violence is totally rely wish that melton finds the help, hope and inner strength to cultivate the better nall ha an arrest has been made, police are asking ... if you have any further information on this case ... to give them a call.reporting from san
francisco ... ar from san reporting call.give them a this case ... to information on this case ... to give them a call.reporting from san francisco ... ar ... kron 4 news.francisco ... ar ... kron 4 news. a funeral service was held in lodi over the weekend ... for the 2-year-old boy who was separated from his mother from yemen. this is video from saturday's service. on friday, abdullah hassan was taken off life support at childrens hospital oakland ... after losing his battle with a genetic brain disorder. the boy became the center of trumps controversial travel ban ... when his yemini mother was not allowed into the u-s to see him. the state department eventually granted her a visa and she was able to
relations says it will continue fighting to repeal the travel ban. a big story this morning. the inmate who escaped from san quentin prisoncarjacked a bay area woman, is behind bars again. after a 4 day manhunt ... police caught 21-year-old shalom mendoza saturday afternoon. someone who spotted him eating at a taco bell in paso robles. mendoza escaped from san quentin state prison last wednesday. he was working outside of the prison walls when authorities say he ran away. police say he then carjacked a woman in a home depot parking lot in san rafael.... mendoza is now facing felony charges. he's being held at salinas valley state prison. ( will ) funeral plans have been released for officer ronil singh. he was shot and killed during a traffic stop last wednesday in
california. officer singh leaves behind a wife and a five month old boy. a public viewing is being held this friday in newman and modesto. a funeral service and procession will be held on saturday january 5th. the man suspected of gunning down officer singh is now behind bars. police arrested him on friday in bakersfield after a two day manhunt. kron 4's justine waldman has the details. reggie singh / brother he was my older brother. yes. he's not coming back but there's a lot of people out there that misses him." he could not hold back the tears, as corp ron singh brother reflected on his loss. now captured, for the killing..32-year-old gustavo perez arriaga. he surrendered and is seen here with swat officers as he came out of a home near bakersfield. which stunned neighbors. "i got woken up this morning to the sounds of 'this
is the police, come out with your hands up.'" also arrested 5 other people, including the suspects brother and co-worker, for helping arriaga escape and misleading investigators. the stanislaus county sheriff said the suspect is a known gang member and will now be charged with murder.sheriff adam christianson: "he is a criminal. he has two prior arrests for dui. remember that's the reason that officer singh stopped him because we had probable cause to believe that he was under the influence of alcohol. past behavior is typically a predictor of future behavior. and an officer loses his life over a dui stop." corp singh was 33-years old. he leaves behind a wife and 5 month old boy. he came to america from fiji to become a police officer. his suspected killer, the sheriff says crossed into the country illegally after crossing the border in arizona. the sheriff says he was trying to go to mexico before his arrest.. which happened after multiple law enforcement agencies followed up on tips and used surviellence.reggie singh brother i'd like to thank you for the bottom of my heart to break this happen."
in national headlines ... the u-s government shutdown will likely stretch into the new year. neither side on capitol hill seems to be getting any closer to a deal-- as the new congress is set to kick off this thursday. john lorinc reports. sides remain split.....very split.....on the border wall.former sen. rick santorum/r-pennsylvania and rep. debbie dingell/d- michigan"it takes compromise. and democrats are not ready." "we are ready.""no, you're not.""we are ready to go to the table.""debbie, everybody on the democratic side is
saying 'no wall funding.' that's not compromise."except for a quick trip to visit troops in iraq, president trump....remained at the white house over the chriy trump won't sign a bill that only includes $1.3 billion dollars for border security.some are cautiously optimistic a compromise can be made soon. sen. lindsey graham/r-south carolina"a potential breakthrough would be five billion dollars for wall slash border security, the bridge act, tps reform. i think that's in the realm of possibility."but others are more pessimistic about a deal. rep. debbie dingell/d-michigan "the president has not reached out to nancy pelosi since they met december 11th. there have been no discussions."in the meantime hundreds of thousands of federal employees will enter the new year with financial concerns.lorie mccann/furloughed federal worker"i recently had total knee replacement surgery, and i have physical point, i have the hard decision this week, do i continue to play week copa pay a bill?"i'm john lorinc reporting. comin kron 4 morning news officers ar prepared for the millions of
windy conditions to ring in the new year as skies remain sunny and dry. temperatures will again be quite chilly dropping into the low 30's at times during evenings and early mornings and into the low to mid 50's during the afternoon. into the latter part of the week chances ri windy conditions to ring in the new year as
teresa ibarra just adopted a adopted a doghe's a german sheppard. months. we pick him up either thursday or tomorrow because he's going to get neutered. she's just one of many who support california's new law--- which now bans pet stores from selling certain animals from breeders. i think it's better for all the animals. it's better to adopt then to buy from breeders... i hear a lot of breeders have hoarding issues with their dogs. -tistarting january first--- the state hopes to put an end to puppy mills and kitten factories. pet stores will only be able to sell dogs, cats and rabbits that come from animal shelters or other non-profit animal rescue organizations. jace huggins/a lot of puppies that come into our state are actually being shipped over to us so if we can try prevent the sell of those puppies and kittens and rabbits in our pet stores then we have a much better chance of getting the animals that are sitting in our shelter adopted also. -jhgovernor jerry brown signed the the pet rescue and adoption act into law in october of last year. animal activists christine morrissey calls the pet rescue and adoption act, a game changer---christine morrissey/ harvest home animal sanctuary this law is going to open up so many opportunities for homeless dogs, cats and rabbits to find forever homes
in pet stores across california. -cmbut the new law isn't without some controversy--- the american kennel club strongly opposed the law saying "it not only interferes with individual freedoms, it also increases the likelihood that a person will obtain a pet that is not a good match for their lifestyle and the likelihood that that animal will end up in a shelter."but animal activists don't agree-- they say the new pet store law will reduce the number of animals in local shelters and make it easier for them to be adopted. this is going to give us so many more chances to give animals a second chance. -cm that was kristi gross reporting... pet stores will also have to keep detailed records about the shelter animals they sell. stores caught breaking the new law could face a 500-dollar fine per animal. ( will ) as cities across the country get ready to ring in the new year tonight --- security is a top priority for all of them. one of the world's biggest new year's celebrations is in new york's
times square. ayanna harry shows us how officials are prepared for the millions of people that will be there. drones, counter-snipers, and a ring of surveillance cameras. today new yorks finest detailed the security plan for one of the biggest new years eve celebrations in the world. "the ability of the nypd to prepare for events like this is legendary."monday night times square will be covered in layers of protection. on the ground - and in the air. "what's different this year is the counter drone technology and the drone factor which is well be deploying nypd drones for overwatch we havent done that before."officers will monitor 1,225 surveillance camers around midtown. the department has also set up a presence inside local hotels. "we have intelligece detectives in all of the hotels well in advance of new years eve so they have a chance to get to knokw the staff get to know the security."counter snipers will be perched on rooftops around times square. the nypd granted pix11 rare access to some of their sharpshooters as they geared up for monday night. "there is a blanket of security that youre going to feel knowing that were going to be watching the event and theres another blanket of security that youre not going to know were there but trust
morning -- a lucky winner could kick off the new year with a bang - by putting millions of dollars in his lottery drawing friday night, so the big prize for the next drawing - on new year's day - has soared to 415-million dollars. a cash option stands at about 249-million bucks. the lottery hasn't had a big winner winner since its one-and-a-half billion dollar jackpot the odds of hitting the
jackpot are less than one in 300-million... but the lottery says it has already happened on new year's day once - january first, 2008. coming up in the next hour ...fireworks will light up the night sky tonight in san francisco.a look at the preparations to ring in 2019 with bang. plus ... we are following the latest on the announcement that p-g and-e ácouldá face murder and manslaughter charges for the recent deadly fires. and police are calling it an illegal family business. why this brother and sister were arrested in mountain view. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá) ( darya ) good morning i'm