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had a toy. police still searching for the suspect: a hispanic or white woman in her 30s wearing a dark top. and here is the baby being brought into the hospital -- safe. 11 month old graciella. was reunited with her family shorter after. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. kron 4's rob fladeboe is live tonight in san jose. rob what is the latest?
the object of the amber alert, this white 2006 jeep liberty was located just before noon here in the parking lot of a southside apartment complex on amargoza court with the baby still inside. about 5 hours earlier, just after 6:30 monday morning, 11-month old gabriella quintero was in her carseat in the back of that s.u.v. parked here in the driveway of the family residence on amador court. as her mother went inside for something, police say a woman on foot got behind the wheel of the jeep and sped away. an amber alert and the child's photo and susepct vehicle information was flashed across the bay area. one of many tips led police to where gabriella was found. christina calleros saw the rescue unfold. it's not clear what led the suspect vehicle here to amargoza court, some five miles from the baby's home in east san jose. police could be seen going door to door canvassing the neighborhood, taping off large section of the sprawling complex. the white s.u.v. hauled away for a more thorough inpsection. the disticntive markings on the rear window and detailed description of the vehicle helping to generate the amber alert tips that in turn led police here. moments after the baby was found. she was rushed to santa clara valley medical
center. here you can see video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. that shows the baby being carried in by a paramedic from an ambulance. to the emergency room. soon after. the infant's mother was escorted in by police detectives. where the two were reunited. the baby was checked out by doctors, and is in good health. the hospital spokesperson says the mom seems to being doing a lot better as well. >> "very relieved" little gabriella was discharged at around 3:30 this afternoon. the so we can see that the mother was escorted and. or the two were reunited. she generally seems very relieved. >> she was discharged at
3:30. keep it here as we follow this developing story. we'll have more at 5-30 -- and we'll bring you and new information as soon it comes in. we've been watching people line up outside the supreme court over the past few days. tonight, dan kerman has a preview of the upcoming proposition 8. >> when they gather on tuesday the will have 30 minutes to argue for proposition 8. they're hoping for seats - so they can hear arguments on prop 8 tuesday. and on wednesday - the arguments over the defense of marriage act. >> the general is now involved making a decision
on the white house. >> the professor royal little things that this is significant. >> this is a level of seriousness this is not just a state case it is raised to the level of national significance. >> reporter: the justices will not rule until the month of june but they will not present this as this could likely lead to the legalization of proposition 8 only in the state of california or make this just in california. or they could rule that proposition 8 would be unconstitutional. or, they could make it proposition 8 would be national or it could be upheld as a band of same-sex marriage. >> i would say that they would say that proposition 8 is not valid. anthony
kennedy will be the deciding vote. little has been argued for some time. chief justice, john roberts could be the deciding voter. >> he has adopted children any certainly understands the we do not have biological operation to have a stable family or a halt the family for children. >> reporter: also, that he could also vote in favor of same-sex marriage. in san francisco, dan kerman, kron 4 news. >> catherine: they're hoping for seats lining up outside. and on wednesday, the defensive marriage act but notice freezing temperatures
have not discouraged these people. they've been camped out for days.and they're not about to budge. there aren't that many seats available. one of the people who will almost definitely get a seat. the san francisco cousin of chief justice john roberts. jean podrasky is a lesbian - and plans to attend the hearings with her partner. she actively campaigned against prop 8 as it made its way through the courts in california. she says she's confident that roberts will rule in favor of same-sex marriage. karl rove - the republican strategist - has some thoughts on the issue. he says he 'can' imagine a republican candidate in the next presidential campaign -- supporting same sex marriage. rove is the former adviser to president george w. busy. he is apparently acknowledging that opposition to same sex marriage is ebbing -- even in some conservative circles. >> pam: and although support is growing, there is still strong opposition. in a recent national c-n-n
poll, 53- percent of those surveyed said, they support gay marriage. .while 44- percent are against it. 3 - percent had no opinion. support for same-sex marriages topped 50- percent in the spring of 2011, and the number has remained relatively consistently ever since. stay with kron-4 as we follow the u.s supreme court as it takes on same- sex marriage. updates are also available on the web at kron-4 dot com, and our facebook and twitter pages. >> archie. the pomeranian that was stolen from his owner on a bart train is now back home with his owners. archie's owners kerrin lanahan and shay machluf got a tip that the dog was in san francisco. >> i freaked out! and i immediately went to the police. it was a living nightmare the last couple of nights stabbing a living nightmare. i just am so happy that i got that tip . >> pam: they then contacted bart police who acted on the
tip and went to the location where archie was seen. bart police then reunited the powell street bart station. bart officials say they are still investigating the case and charges are pending. stormy weather ahead this week. you're looking live from our camera atop mount tamalpais. now a live look from the kron4 roof camera in san francisco. cloudy skies. jaqueline bennet is standing by in the kron4 weather center. with what we can expect. >> jacqueline: it has been cloudy. as we take a live look outside we are seeing some clearing. blue skies mixed in with the cloud coverage. the satellite & righter, with most of the day we started off today. with the satellite & -- radar. notice, at the rain is offshore, to the north and all around us. it will be moving to the east but there is a chance of showers wayward. as it moves towards northern california. temperatures? cooler. as a
result of the cloud coverage in the marine air. temperatures are mainly in the 50s. still, 57 degrees in antioch. cooler near the coast. 49-in daly city. and here is what we can expect for tonight. the sea breeze and the fog mainly for the coast and the bayshore. tomorrow, partly/mostly cloudy with light rain. we will time it out. the notorious stretch of highway- one near devil's slide - was the scene of a big celebration today. hundreds of people gathered to mark the opening of two tunnels. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, these tunnels are being hailed as historic accomplishments. >> reporter: this is one of the two tunnels, that will provide a bypass for those traveling through the area along highway 1 at devil's slide. both tunnels are
nearly one mile long and at a private ceremony monday. officials and others hailed the project as monumental. >> this is the latest for the golden gate bridge! the transportation improvement that said could not be done. >> they said we couldn't do >> reporter: here is one reason why so many said it couldn't be done. this is video from a slide this past december. since this stretch of highway 1 opened many years ago, it has been riddled with problems, such as a crumbling hillside and extremely narrow passage with steep cliffs along the pacific. >> this has been claiming that the land where we are for decades and decades and decades. today, we celebrate something that is it truly historic. the first tunnel and 50 years built by the state of california. >> reporter: the tunnels are named after the late former us representative tom lantos. who helped secure 50 million dollars. his widow and daughter were in attendance. the total sum
for the project was 439 million dollars. the stretch connects pacifica to montara. and some local residents fought for the tunnel system after years of dealing with closures isolating the >> we are happy, but it is terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> pam: deadly weather, with major storm video. and new information in a robbery. with a suspect is in a crater. we will have a video and 5:30, the suspect -- is only in eight grade. and also, this jerry sandusky. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf...
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>> jacqueline: still, fairly widespread. the bayshore starting to clear out of the north. but it will be pressing along the coast with different conditions and what we saw today. the futurecast, you are going to have to look closely. hit/ miss as we go for the evening along the coast. and for the overnight hours some spotty showers. wednesday, possibly the bayshore. hit or miss but we do have a better chance of seeing some rain. we worwas a ticket twe coo
see a wayward. shower. >> pam: a coast guard and sheriff's search for a 22- year-old man who disappeared from a half moon bay beach on sunday afternoon. has been called off. police say, the man was playing soccer with friends at roosevelt state beach near pillar point. when members of the group realized he was gone. police say, it has not been confirmed that the man ever entered the water >> - a cal-train struck and killed a pedestrain in palo alto this morning. this is video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. at the charleston road crossing near alma street. there were major delays and all trains stopped at all stations to accommodate the riders. no word on what caused the accident or the identity of the victim. this marks the fifth fatality for caltrains this year. >> catherine: the two
teenagers in georgia - charged with killing a baby boy in his stroller - and shooting his mother - were in court today. it's a crime that has left the baby's family heartbroken. and upset parents everywhere. late today - 17-year-old de marquis elkins appeared in a georgia courtroom. he's accused of demanding money from a woman who'd taken her baby out in his stroller for a walk last thursday. police say that after she explained she didn't have any money with her. elkins shot the baby in the face - killing 13-month old antonio santiago. he also shot the mother - sherry west - grazing her head and shooting her in the leg. a neighbor had called 9-1-1 also charged -- a 15-year- old. >> this baby has been shot?? >> catherine: his face not shown because he's a minor. earlier today - it was his turn to appear in court. where a judge told him he'd be charged with murder. the case has made national
headlines. the broken hearted mother - has been talking to reporters. >> you killed an innocent human life. and i hope you die for it. that is how i feel. >> catherine: it wasn't immediately clear whether the 15-year-old will be tried as an adult. the 17-year-old declined an opportunity to enter a plea monday. a public memorial service was held today for colorado's prison chief. tom clements was gunned down last week after opening the front door of his home. investigators believe a former member of a white supremacist prison gang may have conspired with other inmates to kill clements. the service was attended by hundreds - including state lawmakers and the governor. the prison parolee was killed in a shoot-out with police. amanda knox is waiting to hear whether she faces a re- trial in italy. she's the american student who along with her former boyfriend - was acquitted of killing her roommate 2 years ago. now - italy's highest court is deciding whether to overturn that acquittal and re-try her. the decision will be announced tuesday morning. knox is now back at college in seattle. if she were to be tried again and convicted -- italy could try to extradite her. >> the irs does usually not
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(male announcer):this is the bay area news station,kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: at 5-30. we are following developing news. a stolenaby found safe. here is the 11 month old being taken into a hospital. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. it all started this morning -- a theif took a car from a san jose neighborhood. and that car had a baby in back. kron 4's rob fladeboe is at the scene. where the 11- month old girl was found,
along with the stolen car. rob -- what do we know about any suspects tonight? >> reporter: the suspect is described as a woman in her 30's. in this neighborhood was on foot. and i can tell you that mother, baby are doing fine. there were at the hospital and were checked out. they are convinced that the mother and the baby will have a reunion with the friends, family sometime this evening. the amber alert out of san jose has now been canceled since the 11-month-old girl helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. here's how it all unfolded. at 6:40 this morning, a white jeep liberty was stolen from the driveway of graciella quintero -- with her baby gabriella inside. quintero says, she stepped away from her car momentarily -- and when she returned, it was gone. hours later at 11:22 a-m-- officers found the stolen jeep, with baby gabriela still in the backseat at an apartment complex near the seven trees community center.
the baby appeared to be in good health but was taken to a hospital as a precaution. a short time later at 12:30 this afternoon-- the baby and her mother, were reunited at the hospital. reporting live in san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> pam: this amber alert has been cancelled. however, this is video from our helicopter carter should with 87. at 6:40. abc seven--helicopter partnership. and the officers found the stolen vehicle with the baby still in the back seat. at an apartment complex near this
community center. the baby was taken to the hospital as a precaution. at 4:30, the bbc and the mother were reunited a hospital. stay with us as we continue to follow this developing story. we'll have more tonight at six -- and we'll bring you and new information as soon as it comes in. >> now at five. the former penn state assistant football coach, convicted of molesting young boys. speaking out from behind bars. for the first time. catherine heenan is standing by with the story. >> catherine: jerry sandusky is serving no less than 30- years in prison for sexually abusing young boys over a 15-year- period. jerry sandusky gave his first interview from prison to a filmmaker who is making a documentary with the goal of clearing penn state's long-time football coach, the late joe paterno's name. excerpts aired on nbc's today show. when asked about coach mike mcqueary's testimony that he saw sandusky sexually
abusing a young boy in a penn state locker room shower, sandusky says there were inconsistencies in mcquery's story: >> i don't understand how anybody would have walked into that locker room from where he was and heard sounds associated that was sex going on laughter.you know, like he said that could've been, i mean, there was.that would have been the last thing i would have thought about. i would've thought maybe fooling around or something like that >> catherine: sandusky said he doesn't believe paterno, would have allowed him to continue working if he thought sandusky was a danger. >> if he absolutely i was , i'd say no. if he had a suspicion, i don't know the answer to that >> catherine: paterno's family says it had no part in this interview and calls it an "unfortunate development". a statement said in part: releasing a recording at this time, nearly ar he was foun 45 counts, is transparently self-serving and yet another insult to the victims and anyone who cares about the
truth in this tragic story. earlier this year a judge denied sandusky's request for a new trial. last month, he filed an appeal against his conviction and sentence. penn state also released a statement saying: "jerry sandusky's statements today continue to open wounds for his victims, and the victims of child sexual abuse everywhere. it goes on to say that the school has tremendous respect for the men who came forward to tell their stories publicly. >> pam: a relationship dispute could be to blame. for a deadly marine base triple shooting. and there's a bay area connection. the tragedy happened last week in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. government officials say, sergeant eusebio lopez, of pacifica, is accused of shooting to death corporal jacob wooley, from massachusetts. as well as lance corporal sara castro- mata, a 19-year-old from oakley. lopez joined the marines seven -years ago. serving in
both the afghanistan and iraq wars. this is the oakley victim -- lance corporal sara castro-mata. she joined the marine corps in december 20-11, serving as a warehouse clerk. last month, she was promoted to her current rank. though she was not deployed, she earned a number of awards, including the national defense medal and global war on terrorism service medal. >> catherine: some people in newtown connecticut are very upset about robo-calls from the n-r-a. the calls are asking people to vote against proposed gun control legislation. of course, it was in newtown - where children and teachers were gunned down and killed back in december. >> to have this pushed on us without permission or any discussion. >> catherine: that's a resident who didn't want his identity revealed. he says many of his neighbors feel the same way. >> a lot of big names and
big money are being used in the ongoing fight over gun control. supporters are pulling out all the stops. now - comedian jim carrey is on the website "funny or die" -- ridiculing the n-r-a and the late actor charlton heston.an n- r-a official. >> it takes a cold hand and a cold dead heart and near as i could figure. a cold hand. >> catherine: new york michael bloomberg is pumping 12-million dollars of his own money into ads in 13 states -- pushing for more background checks for gun sales. meantime, guns and ammo are selling briskly. so much so -- some manufacturers are scrambling to find enough workers. >> pam: now for today's market update. the u.s. stocks fall despite it the bailout for cyprus.. the nasdaq slipped nine
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in san francisco's castro district. with a look at the rally about to get underway. >> reporter: that is right, pam. we are at the intersection of castro and market street. the crowd is starting to gather for marriage equality. they are very hopeful that the supreme court will legalize same-sex marriage. not just in california but a broad decision that will be applied to everybody, nationwide. many of these people were allowed to get married but many of them were not. many people believe that times have changed and at one proposition 8 was up for an approval they are optimistic that the supreme court will vote in their favor. >> we have been together for 21 years this april. when we were able to get married and
2008 we were not however, recognized federally. with so many people that we know, friends that are not able to get married. there were not quite ready is not quite right. this week under way at 6:dirty with a rally and a supporter of marriage equality 6:30. we will be able to give you details!. what the justices have passed and the arguments. again a final supreme court decision will not be expected until the month of june. the latest from the castro district dan kerman, kron 4 news. >> pam: an 11-month-old
girl, who was inside a car that was stolen from this san jose neighborhood, is safe tonight.and woman police say took the baby is still on the loose. the mother, graciella quintero. had placed her daughter, gabriela. in the backseat of her car with the key in the ignition. she went back inside the house. and when the mother returned to the driveway, the car and the baby were gone. kron4's rob fladeboe is live in san jose. rob, do police have any leads on a suspect? >> reporter: this suspect is a woman in her 30's. this is where it happened. around 6:30 this house and across the street. this s u v was parked with the d b in the back. you can see with the- baby in the back seat.
witnesses say that the child appeared to be falling. they were reunited child was -- fine., the mother had stepped off just below while and that is where the mother came out of nowhere. this person came out of nowhere and jumped in the car and sped away. later, they found this baby at this apartment complex based on the a amber alert >> we've received a call from a citizen that this vehicle that was reported in the amber alert. with the 11th month old was located on the 400 block in south san jose. we immediately dispatched officers. with a code-3 that means the
emergency with sirens. 11:22, they were on the scene and they located this 11 month old. she was crying, but she was okay, a wise. >> reporter: this was the scene of the police officers going through door to door. this woman was in her 30's. they are not exactly sure they did not know that there was a child in the back seat. as we move forward reporting live in san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4. it one >> pam: moments after the
baby was found. she was rushed to santa clara valley medical center. here's video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. it shows the baby being carried in by a paramedic from an ambulance. to the emergency room. soon after. the infant's mother was escorted in by police detectives. where the two were reunited. the baby was checked out by doctors, and is in good health. she was discharged at around 3:30 this afternoon. >> along the coast. it was a day many people have been waiting for - along the pacific coast near pacifica, there was an official ribbon cutting for two tunnels. they will provide a bypass along highway -one at devil's slide. the area has been plagued for years by rockslides. and a harrowing passage through a narrow stretch of roadway. >> it is bittersweet. i miss the old road but i spoke with a lot of people that are used to the road and we like it. we talk to people
that are afraid of tunnels. there is always going to be something like that. however, it is a history for the american people. believing that we can make a change. and we did! >> pam: at today's private ceremony, many praised the 439- million project, and spoke about what it means to residents in the nearby towns. with vintage cars, and this will be open early tuesday morning. stay with kron4 as we count down to the devils slide opening. we'll continue follow the developments. you can also check our website kron4-dot-com for additional information. >> archie. the service dog that was stolen from his owner. is now back home. the owners received an anonymous tip of archie's
location. san francisco police officers acted on the tip and found archie near the powell street bart station. archie's owner --kerrin lanahan -- could not be happier. >> i freaked out. it was a living nightmare. the last couple of these have been a nightmare but i'm so glad that i got him back >> pam: archies owner lanahan says because archie is safely back home-- she doesn't want to press any charges. but bart officials say they are still investigating the robbery case. >> jacqueline: temperatures all over the place but cooler. we did see the 70's in napa. and santa rosa, 61 degrees. '70s in antioch. but upper 50s closer to the coast certainly cooler. daly city. and as we take a look outside at the san mateo
bridge this evening. clouds moving in. low clouds and cloudy conditions over most of the bay area. the clouds are increasing. this system is offshore. and we do have some rain offshore that is moving towards the coast. if we do see any showers is going to be very light. most of the rainfall will be missing us... with the increase and sea breeze and fog coverage tonight. mostly cloudy tomorrow and that a better chance of rainfall later this week. will time it out on futurecast and your weekend forecast with possible rainfall. >> pam: a rally on the marriage in front of the u.s. supreme court. we are there, live and a crowd
tomorrow's supreme court hearings. kron 4's dan kerman is live in san francisco. we've been watching people line up outside the supreme court over the past few days. they're hoping for seats - so they can hear the arguments on prop 8 tuesday. ahmad society is changing with families understanding. -- >> . to my partner and i want to get married in october and we are hoping to get the support. >> are you optimistic? >> i think cell. and i cann people that say that it is okay.. -- i think so these are all the stations could get if they could
legalize this, the question is that when it will happen. that is the latest from the castro district, dan kerman, kron 4 news. >> catherine: we have been watching people lined up outside. but they want to hear the arguments. and wednesday, the defensive marriage act and notice arguments over the defense of marriage act. notice that the snow and freezing temperatures have not discouraged these people. they've been camped out for days.and they're not about to budge. there aren't that many seats available. reporter joe johns has more on the intensity surrounding the court this week. >> they are waiting. >> "as a gay american i think its very important to be a part of history." >> reporter: scores of people standing in line since last thursday dealing with snow from sunday to monday all in hopes of grabbing one of 250 seats available for the general
public, when the supreme court takes up same-sex marriage this week. >> "it takes dedication to be out here." >> reporter: also expected in the audience on wednesday as a guest of the court, jean podrasky of san francisco and her partner. podrasky is a lesbian cousin. of chief justice john roberts. in a statement, she said, quote: "i feel confident that john is wise enough to see that society is becoming more accepting of the humanity of same-sex couples and the simple truth that we deserve to be treated with dignity, respect, and equality under the law." how much roberts' personal relationships might affect his decision on same-sex marriage is an open question. paul smith has some insight he's an openly gay attorney who argued one of the landmark cases involving gay rights striking down laws banning sexual relations between same sex couples. before that, he was also a clerk for justice lewis powell. >> "i think it has some impact on people to know family members and friends who are out and gay and happy and functioning in society. on the other hand its not by any means going to be a good predictor."
>> reporter: we'll find out starting tuesday, when the court hears the challenge to proposition 8 -- california's same-sex marriage ban. that challenge is brought by california couples including jeff zarillo and paul katami.who say they have a right to marry just like heterosexual couples. and that the state's domestic partnership lawsarent good enough. >> "the term marriage is important it has global recognition no one celebrates a domestic partnershipversary. they celebrate an anniversary of marriage." >> reporter: on wednesday, the court will hear the challenge to the federal defense of marriage act. >> catherine: stay with kron-4 as we follow the supreme court hearings as they take on the issue of same sex marriage. updates are also available on kron-4.com, and on our facebook and twitter pages. >> jacqueline: we could see
some rainfall. just light showers possible. and more so towards wednesday, thursday. we are definitely going to see some widespread rain fall. similar conditions to what we saw come to the would mean the cloudy skies. there is a slight chance of we were showers and a better chance on wednesday, thursday. the stormtracker 4. showing that it is offshore but right now, it is drive over the bay area. a very weak system. over northern california but not the bay area some returns. some possible sprinkles, overnight and the futurecast will not picking that much of. and we will definitely see. some returns offshore. and again offshore by 3:00. finally, 7:00, near the
north bay coast. midnight, and we see not that widespread in fact, isolated. hit or miss. as for temperatures? 60s a bit warmer than today. livermore, san jose and cooler along the coast. 57 degrees in half moon bay. 60s for the bayshore. a look at your extended forecast. light rain expected. most of friday will stay dry. a better chance of seeing some light rain and we will keep you posted on that for the weekend. and remember you can watch the weather forecast whenever it is convenient for you on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can also get headlines and live traffic. it's on comcast 193 and you can also watch it live on kron4.com. can also watch it live on kron4sofa... desk...
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police say he pulled the trigger after demanding cash from the mother of the 13-month old boy. when she said she didn't have any -- he shot the baby in the face. today he declined an opportunity to enter a plea. year old who is not being identified because he's a it's not clear yet whether he'll be tried as an adult. both teenagers face first degree murder charges. bayto breakers.ing.com
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that's the power of german engineering. right now lease one of four volkswagen models for under $200 a month. visit vwdealer.com today. >> pam: boeing will conduct a test flight of one of its troubled 7-8-7 dreamliners today. the company says the jet will take off from paine field airport in washington and fly for about two hours. the 7-8-7 dreamliner fleet has been grounded since mid- january.after two battery- related fires. today, it's check how its redesigned lithium-ion batteries work. the f-a-a approved the new design, but boeing has to prove the batteries are safe. >> jacqueline: cloudy skies
in san francisco. hot left been >> it is important to me because of all love. so that we can all get. one day. >> we believe in marriage equality and what our marriage to count for something even beyond the state of california. >> proposition 8 is unconstitutional and it needs to be stopped. >> reporter: the are you more optimistic? >> every day. it is getting better and better things have been changing faster on this issue than any other issue in history. >> reporter: that is what they say, that more people have come out and nobody does not know anybody that is not gay that is why they are hopeful that same-sex
marriage will become the law of the land. that happens sometime in the month of june. reporting live at market and castro dan kerman, kron 4. >> here is what will be happening tomorrow. the backers of proposition 8 will have 30 minutes to argue. and the opponents of proposition 8 the attorneys for the couples that five of the original challenge will get 20 minutes. a final 10 minutes are reserved for the u.s. solicitor general. the final ruling will not be handed down until the month of june. >> in san jose and 11 month old is kidnapped and recovered after police issue and amber alert. the mother stepped away for just a moment and went back into the house. and a woman on
foot jump inside and took off. just a few moments, later the police came to this apartment complex after a taip the officers brought the little girl and her hands and she had a tory and she looked ok. they put her in the ambulance and the left. >> the suspect is still at large. in san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> the baby was rushed by ambulance to this medical center. you can see video of the mother escorted 04 she was reunited with the daughter. the infant was given a check up and she is in good conditions. she was able to be discharged after 3:30. the hospital
spokesperson was visibly relieved. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> i am standing in the brand new tunnels that will soon be diverting traffic around the devils slide. this is a $439 million project. with rock slides, and countless closures. there are still minor issues but it is anticipated that they will be open to the public early tuesday morning. in pacifica, kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: the big weather story is polite rained chances. from the bay bridge toll plaza, is the-- light rain chances. a 20%- 30% showers toward the stormtracker 4 showing some returns. some rain tonight.
we can see it mainly through northern california. this tale and a system with light rain for tonight and tomorrow. the futurecast not really picking up that much for the next 24 hours. temperatures are expected to be a bit warmer. 50s for the inland valleys and cooler along the coast. a look a your extended forecast. we do have the chance of rainfall for wednesday, thursday. and a better chance on saturday
>> that achy feeling, fever and sore throat.you thought flu season was over. think again. details ahead. there's nothing worse. headache, sore throat, fever and that achy feeling all over. officially, the flu season is winding down. unofficially, you can still get it. trust me, i'm just getting over the flu bug. even now in spring, the chances of catching the influenza virus are running relatively high. according to the cdc and a site called flu-tracker, while the flu season is winding down back east. it started later out west and is still with us. you can see by this map
that there's a pretty active area around california and the bay area. health officials say a flu vaccine is still the best defense. short of that keep your hands washed. and if you do happen to come down with the bug - plenty of rest and fluids is advised. i'm vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. nobody has to tell you that this is a very expensive place to live. however, take a look at what they are paying for a babysitter. >> the miami heat are trying to keep it going and look who is back on top. tiger woods. at the bay hill open.
its been awhile since tiger woods has been number one. the miami heat have just won their 27th in a row...z ro return to index of stories... this is the eighth time that he won this tournament he is the champion today. getting ready for the match. >> if it is feeling great today to scroll through my phone and everybody is saying thank-you. i am attending every event and every championship. i will be consistent day in and day
out. the bet was the first step and once i got there my game improved. >> gary: we know that everybody knows that i like tiger woods unusually.. i was watching the johnny miller broadcast this morning and tiger woods let out an f bomb... and he pointed it out that there were children in the audience watching him play. and that will be the last time that johnnie gets interviewed but nonetheless, it was something today. and you can say one ever you when. and the announcers right now it
looks like lebron james is not in the game but watched this. and there is a 24.9 rebounds. 108-94. 33 from the los angeles lakers. and turn the college tournament can make everybody drowsy. but the heat have everybody and in no few moments, the warriors will host the lakers. curry went out again on his ankle with a game time decision does he want to risk it against the lakers?
>> he is healthy and if he is able to play he will play. if not, he not be able to. >> as far as him jumping up and down it does not seem to make sense at 2:00 a.m. >> we are going to stay true to the process and make the best decision for the team. >> that is important to be aggressive. >> i do not want to go into detail but there is only one person i know who could read that teleprompter and that will be pam moore. i will say that you've always been a great. >> it is different and running up and down the court. >> gary: you can find out who really loves kron and your heart is the gulf of mexico she is returning from a two week vacation. and
also, >> gary: in the long histroy of the ncaa tournament a number 15 seed has never made it to thre sweet 16. once apon a time they loved him.today it was see you the coach's wife was on the cover off maxim.. this school had only been in operation since 1991 there were right on the beach. and there they are, there are one to play florida at the jerry jones stadium on friday. but you saw the coach. he is a young that guy and his wife was on the cover off maxim magazine and
i was the king that he must really have a great thing going. so the story came up in the last couple of days that when he was right out of college you went to wall street. and paid $100 million and was involved with some deals with insurance and sold his company. while he was there, he met her. and i'm sure that she cares for him but she has been a model, a beautiful young girl to hitch a wagon with all of your options. a struggling basketball coach at a small school. >> pam: but not releas strug. >> correct.
>> gary: this coach was fired today but the trend is to use younger coachessharks in about 5 minutes at anaheim. they are trying to get into that playoffs. these guys fighting are douglas maurice he was traded to the pittsburgh penguins he supposedly dated tigers ex- wife. maybe more romance coming up!when we come back.catherine a shootout next.
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>> catherine: so tiger did win today.at his favorite event. he's back at the top. the number-one ranked golfer in the world. is he really finally back -- or just winning on the courses he plays best? >> gary: let us wait and see how he performs in the master's. but i would not bad on anybody than him. >> catherine: the miami heat have now won 27 straight games. they're six away from the all-time record. what are the odds they'll do it? >> you have to say that they're going to do it now. when that they are when than six id that lebron james can do it. >> catherine: . the warriors' steph curry sprained his surgically- repaired right ankle again. he might not play tonight. should fans begin to expect that the team's best player will continue to break down periodically?
matt lauer under fire. did he almost bail for another network's revealing new report and his role in ann curry's very tearful exit? then -- >> don't call me fat. michael yo and kim's weight, taking on the tabloids. the stars face off. >> there's a new sheriff in town. i'm going to win. we go inside "dancing's last minute rehearsal. >> she was trying to get me to do the splits the other day. katy perry after the splits. looking for his officially a baby bump. >> kevin, i know you had advice for perez hilton's baby boy. >> it's time for him to make his
debut. hello and welcome to "omg! insider," the place where the internet's hottest portal, yahoo!, meets television's fastest growing entertainment news magazine show. i'm kevin frazier. thea andrews is on spring break. christina mclarty is back. welcome home. >> i'm so thrilled to be part of this family once again. now kevin, boy have we all been watching. and not a good morning to been scrawled off the cover of new york magazine, with matt lauer precariously perched on top of a stool. the back stabbing, the backlash and the blow by blow and how matt almost jumped ship or abc. the tell-all is trending now. >> good morning, welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> the atmosphere at the "today" show right now is pretty toxic