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firefighters are concerned this fire could spread very fast.take a look at this map showing the area.. it's burning near watsonville road and hecker pass road.buildings are threatened... (vicki) the fire started around 4:20 this afternoon -- so far it has burned three acres.right now it is 93 degrees in gilroy -- with 18 mile an hour windgusts... we have a reporter heading to the scene... we'll briing you an update ahead. (grant) also developing tonight... several questions remain...following a deadly shooting on the bay bridge. initially the chp said there were two vehicles involved in the shooting, now it appears a third one was also in the mix. good evening i'm grant lodes. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. the shooting happened early this morning-- and shut down all lanes as the morning commute got underway. kron 4's dan kerman is live on treasure island tonight with more on the investigation. dan? gridlock on the bay bridge monday morning after the bay area's latest freeway shooting leaves one man dead, and at
least 2 others wounded.the chp says it happened just before 2:30 am on the eastbound bay bridge just west of treasure island.police say the driver of a silver sedan or small suv opened fire on the driver of a black mitsubishi suv, killing the driver and wounding 2 passengers. the mitsubishi suv then collided with a honda as the suspsect's vehicle sped off sot officer pedro santiago/chp 34-39that's all we have right now, a silver sedan or small suvit turns out there was also a porsche that was struck by gunfire, though authorities will not say if the occupants of that vehicle were injured. they also won't say if there was an exchange of gunfire between any of the vehicles. sotwe dont know if this is a targeted attack, this is an ongoing investigation.for drivers uninvolved in the shooting, it was a very slow morning, as all or some of the eastbound
(grant) getting the latest news right to your phone, especially when it affects so many people...is a great way to stay in the know. we sent a push alert when the shooting first happened...then sent updates as the bridge shut down affected the morning commute. make sure to download the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news. (vicki) tonight-- police are looking for a gunman after a shooting on interstate-80 in contra costa county. it happened just after 6:15 last night-- on westbound-80 between pinole valley road and appian way in pinole. the freeway was shut down for about two hours while police investigated one victim was taken to the hospital... but it's not clear if they
were injured from the gunfire... or a crash that happened after shots were fired. police are still looking for the shooter... and do not have any suspect or vehicle description. (grant) a big story we are following tonight... four people from the bay area died when a plane crashed in southern california. it went down yesterday... as the dual engine plane was headed to john wayne airport. it crashed in santa ana... nose-diving into the busy south coast shopping plaza parking lot. all five people aboard the plane died in the crash. no one on the ground was hurt. (grant) of the five people killed, three worked for the same danville real estate office. and as kron4's maureen kelly reports... the victims include a married couple... and a mother and son. where devastated by the loss our whole organization is grieving were thinking primarily of the family and the kids and those were left behindit's a day of mourning here at the pacific union real estate office.where three of the victims worked.....62 year old floria hakimi, floria had dedicated her life to the service of others, continuing
education she had just begun to learn sanskrit29 year old nasim ghanadan..also helped manage her famlies rental propertieswas just a joy, probably the light of the office42 year old lara shepard who joined the office a year and a half ago after moving from piedmont. it's hard to think of three people who loved they did more than floria nasim and laura they just in capsulated everything there is in the good in people lara's husband scott, a real estate developer and pilot of the 414 cessna also died in the crash. they leave behind two children, ages 5 & 7. he had a passion for flying, he had been flying for years he had to he was a very accomplished pilot and they were going down to la for a real estate conferencethe fifth passenger was 32 year old navid hakimi....floria's son. the la based videographer and dj helped make his mother's real estate videos. he leaves behind a two year old son as well as his brother, floria's other son. you always hear of things like this and you never pay attention. you hear of a plane crash five people died and you go that's sad and comes home, and is people you know and love and have worked with it's a tough daypacific union's ceo says they are working to establish a fund for the crash victim's immediate families members. maureen kelly kron4 news (vicki) as the death (vicki) (vicki) as the death toll
rises in the california wildfires, president trump has doubled down on his criticism of state officials for in his words "diverting water to the pacific ocean."reaction to his tweets ranging from disbelief to outrage.(grant)meanwhile thousands of firefighters from around the world are trying to contain 18 separate wildfires ... one of them is threatening to become the biggest in state history.catherine heenan is here to begin our coverage. catherine? (catherine) (catherine) the
mendocino complex fires, made up of the river and ranch fires - north of clear lake - are now number two ... behind only the thomas fire that burned through ventrua and santa barbara counties last december. and with only 30 percent containment, the mendocino complex is likely to set a new record. the ranch fire exploded into thousands of new acres overnight.... leaping over natural and manmade barriers to cover more than 350 square miles.natair drops have kept the flames away from the homes along clear lake."i saw the firefighters, they dropped retardant, they stopped the flames from going down the hill, i saw the water blasting, they've been doing a good job."like many residents she is refusing to heed the mandatory evacuation orders "it's not in my blood to duck tail and run, i'll stay and fight it until the end."> there's a lot of us that are saying our prayers that this just escapes us. we're in a
vortex though. this is coming down the road.a hundred miles to the north, the carr fire near redding claimed a seventh life over the weekend .... a pg&e lineman working to restore power.ken pimlott, director, calfire: "this has been a challenging and deadly fire season. just in the month of july"on sunday, president trump lit his own fire on twitter blaming the fires on california environmetal laws that divert wate to the pacific ocean.today he followed that up with a new tweet demanding that governor jerry brown, quote. "allow the free flow of the vast amounts of water coming from the north and foolishly being diverted into the pacific ocean." california congressman john garamendi called it one more expression of the president's ignorance. the president's ignorance in this is just astounding. and when he's ignorant it's a crisis for this nation and could very well be a crisis for the world. (catherine) the national weather service released this prediction for the spreading smoke from the fire ...you can see it spreading from the 18 fires
that are burning right now. vicki and grant? (vicki) now to the ferguson fire burning in mariposa county tonight. it has forced yosemite national park to shut down indefinitely. so far the fire has burned more than 91- thousand acres and is just 38-percent contained. the wildfire broke out 25-days ago-- and crews are continuing to make progess...and the wawona community is back open for residents only.(grant) let's go live to oakhurst in madera county tonight.. christina tetreault has the latest on the firefighting efforts. christina? we have seen a few dozen people heading back up into the wawona communityafter mandatory evacuations were imposee.fire crews are still working around the clock to not only battle the blaze but they're using preventative measures to make sure areas not yet hit by the fire dont
burn... ánatsit's a simple message...but one bringing tears."oh god they work so hard 1:20diane ferguson has lived in her fish camp home for 30 years...it nearly burnt down during last years' railroad fire.diane ferguson, fish camp homeowner, 30 years "we didnt have time to really feel much we had them to put the cats in carriers :20being so close to mandatory evacuations during the ferguson fire...she's ready. "just in case :45ánatas crews continue to battle the fire through mountainous terrainthe national park service has created a áfire handline with hoses around the wawona community.jason thivener, fire management specialist, saguaro national park tucson"if fire is coming from thatt direction we are going to use this fire line to burn off of...with areas like this there are so many other fuels tahts when the water comes in handy 15:15 creating a barrier with less fuel so if the main blaze approaches it will be more managable.jason thivener, fire management specialist, saguaro national park tucson"we dont
want to put firefighters in bad places 18:50preventative measures saving hundreds of home's like diane's...it's now her safe haven after her husband passed away in january. diane ferguson, fish camp homeowner, 30 years""all kinds of memeories you could not evacuate all of the stuff in there 8:00she's more thank thankful to crews...because this home means so much more than just a few acres and a roof.wawona is only opened back up for for residents only. yosemite national park is still closed to the public. reporting live in oakhurst...christina tetreault. (vicki) tetreault. (vicki) tetreault. stina
oakhurst...chriin reporting live in oakhurst...chri stina tetreault. (vicki) (vicki) still ahead... a warning about a disease that is spreading across the country--- including california. (grant) a bay area startup is trying to cash in on the long lines at the d- m-v... the new service offered... that will cost you... but also save you time. (vicki) bart is taking extra steps to make sure passengers are safe after several recent attacks. details on the new safety and security plan... after the break. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. (vicki)
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police are searching for the man who stabbed two people on a bart train at the macarthur station in oakland on friday. the suspect is identified as 27-year-old soloman espinosa. police say he is a homeless man who lives in oakland. one of the victims was stabbed in the face.. the other was stabbed in the arm. both victims have been released from the hospital. a box cutter was found at the scene. this attack comes at the heels of the deadly stabbing of 18-year-old nia wilson.. and now the community is questioning the safety of the transit system. (vicki) and after the recent attacks against passengers... the bart police department is now in
mandatory emergency staffing mode. as kron4's haaziq madyun reports... it's part of a proposed bart safety and security plan...that was announced today bart police are now in emergency staffing mode. now there will be more officers patrolling on bart trains. the increased police presence is a part bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan says the transit agency spokesperson alicia trostsot sot bart deputy chief lance haight explains why trains and stations in oakland and san francisco are key areas of focus during the emergency staffing periodsot he says every available officer will be taking part in the extra patrols including the commmand staffsotsome of the other features of the proposed safety and security plan includes making it harder to by pass fare gates, adding a
second proof of payment team during evenings commute and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart policesot $28-million- dollars is the initial cost estimate for the safety and security plan. bart general manager grace crunican will present the plan to bart's board of directors on thursday...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news
(grant) a new report says that lyme disease is on the rise....and not just in new england, where it first appeared..(vicki) the tick-borne illness is now being found all across the nation.. catherine heenan is here with the latest information.. (catherine) we've known the problem is getting worse - but now people in all 50 states and the district of columbia have been diagnosed with lyme.. the clinical lab "quest diagnostics' looked at the results of 6-million blood tests... california had 483 people who tested positive -- that's nearly 200 percent higher than in 2015.. lyme can cause all kinds of symptoms, including joint aches, neck stiffness, fatigue and facial palsy.. people who go undiagnosed for a long time can face even more serious problems. the state with the most cases last year -- pennsylvania - with more
than 10-thousand cases. as for california's hot spots....an earlier study said that you're more likely to run intodisease-carrying ticks in large, natural areas....like parks. grant and vicki? (vicki) a big story tonight... the big island of hawaii is preparing for hurricane hector -- which is currently a category four storm. hector is expected to pass just south of the big island by midweek... but it will still be close enough to affect the islands. the national weather service says gusty winds, rough surf, coastal flooding and rip currents are possible. (grant) here now to talk about the hurricane and the threat on the island is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it began to warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay
mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to build back into the bay area. it will be hot during the middle of the week before cooling next weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland with 60s at the coast. we could see some temperatures near 100 degrees midweek and then more cool fog and temperatures by friday. ( grant ) the non-partisan government accountability office says by friday.temperatures by friday.
( grant ) the non-( grant ) ( grant ) the non-partisan government accountability office says president trump's border wall could waste billions of dollars. their report says the department of homeland security doesn't have enough information to efficiently build a wall between the u-s and mexico. the report cautions the wall could cost more than proposed... and take longer than expected to build. the department of homeland security...disagrees with the watchdog group.
president trump has repeatedly stated mexico will pay for the wall. but mexican leaders say that will not happen. ( vicki ) facebook has removed four pages related to infowars and its conspiracy theorist founder, alex jones for repeated violations of its policies. this comes after facebook removed four videos from the pages last week. facebook says they violated its hate speech and bullying policies. facebook said it took the pages down quote - "for glorifying violence and using dehumanizing language to describe people who are transgender, muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies." the page administrators are able to appeal the decision. (grant) still ahead... a mother and twin sisters are killed in a house fire. and now investigators in vallejo are calling it suspicious. details on what happened. (vicki) plus... no food - no fresh water - and only dirty rags for clothing.. how the search for a missing boy led police to a underground bunker... filled
tonight... the search for a missing three-year-old boy leads police to a remote compound in the high desert of new mexico. police rescued nearly a dozen children from that compound -- but the boy they were looking for is still missing. they also detained three women who deputies say where the mothers of the children. andrew spencer reports. practically in the middle of nowhere......a small travel trailer buried in the ground and covered with plastic. stacked tires form the outer walls of this compound, where authorities searched for three-year-old abdul-ghani wahhaj.they didn't find him, but they did find his father, siraj wahhaj, who had a warrant out of georgia related to his missing son. at the compound, police say they also found 11 starving children and three women, believed to be their mothers.sgt. jason rael, taos county sheriff's office: "no running water. no electricity. it was... they were in bad shape."the sheriff of taos county, new mexico, called it heartbreaking; he says the children looked like
refugees.no food. no fresh water.no shoes or means of personal hygiene.wearing, what the sheriff described as, "basically dirty rags."sgt. jason rael, taos county sheriff's office: "it was disheartening to see that, in this day and age, that people could live that way."the only food deputies found was a box of rice and a few potatoes. they found plenty of weapons, though: four handguns and a rifle and, the sheriff's office says, lots of ammunition.deputies arrested wahhaj and another man, lucas morten, who is being charged with harboring a fugitive. ...but the big question left unanswered is where is three- year-old abdul-ghani?i'm andrew spencer, reporting (vicki) next at 5:30... a man is attacked... and his car
is a grass fire burning in gilroy - firefighters are concerned this fire could spread very fast.take a look at this map showing the area.. it's burning near watsonville road and hecker pass road.buildings are threatened... and evacuations have been ordered. right now-- highway 152 is closed. (vicki) the fire started around 4:20 this afternoon -- so far it has burned 5 to 6 acres. right now it is 93 degrees in gilroy -- with 18 mile an hour windgusts... we have a reporter heading to the scene... we'll briing you an update ahead. (vicki) tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) san rafael (grant) san rafael police are investigating a shooting involving one of their officers. last night around 9, an officer spotted a man in the middle of verdi street with two knives. police say after talking with the man for 30 minutes... he began walking towards the officers. an officer fired non-lethal rounds at the man. police say the man
kept coming towards them, when an officer fired his gun and hit the man. he was taken to the hospital and is being treated for life-threatening injuries. .. (grant) a mother and her two twin daughters have died in a suspicious fire. the fire erupted early yesterday morning in vallejo near i-80 and georgia street. police in the area smelled smoke coming out of a home when they saw an 11-year-old girl trying to flag down help. officers were able to pull out the girl's mother and her 15- year-old twin sisters... but they died at the scene. police say the 11-year old had minor to moderate injuries. the girl's father was out of town when the fire started. investigators are not saying why they believe this why they believe this fire is suspicious. (vicki) in the east bay... people in antioch are upset with a cemetery after they say flowers, photos and other mementos that were placed on the graves of their loved were removed and thrown into a pile like trash. people who visit the cemetery tell kron 4 that they started
to see fliers around the cemetery that said to remove items that weren't in the designated spaces. the fliers said they were getting in the way of maintaining the lawn. the cemetery is run by the archdiocese of oakland. we have reached out to them but have not heard back. (grant) police in san ramon... are still searching for 14-year-old taylor cusick who went missing last week. cusick was last seen on monday night by her mother. she was reported missing early tuesday morning. san ramon police have confirmed that taylor ran away from home... and say there is no indication of foul play. she is 5-feet 4-inches tall with dark brown hair and green eyes. (grant) in the south bay... mineta san jose international airport introduced its new facial recognition system today. this is video of another facial recognition system being tested at l-a-x. san jose is the first airport on the west coast that is committed to bio-metric entry and exit programs. the technology will be used for international flights out of san jose. (grant) also in the south
bay... we now know the names of the two men...who died in a car collision with a light rail train. authorities have identified the duo as 50-year-old michael davis and 60-year-old david holt. the collision happend on july 8th... after officers say their buick regal... drove though a blocked v-t-a train crossing... near auzerais avenue in san jose. both died at the scene. no one on the train was injured. (vicki) on the peninsula... we are getting our first look at video of a rescue on cowell ranch state beach near half moon bay. c-h-p says a 10-year-old boy was playing on a cliff saturday afternoon... when he fell about 15 feet into the ocean. then his father went in after him. they were both struggling in the water when a good samaritan came to their rescue and was able to pull them out onto the beach. a c-h-p helicopter was called to the scene and air lifted all three people to safety. (vicki) a moutain lion was spotted late last night in san mateo. it happened just after 10 p-m... in the 3- thousand block of monterey
street. that's close to hillsdale high school. a witness reported seeing the mountain lion cross the street. they say it never acted aggressive or predatory. police searched the area but were not able to find the animal. lawrence karnow: it began to warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to build back into the bay area. it will be hot during the middle of the week before cooling next weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland with 60s at the coast. we could see some temperatures near 100 degrees midweek and then more cool fog and temperatures by friday.
(grant) new tonight at 5... police in the central valley say they're looking for two men who attacked a sikh man and spray- painted a racist message on his truck..(vicki) it happened in the town of keyes last week - in stanislaus county... catherine heenan is here with the latest on the investigation.. (catherine) authorities are calling it a 'heinous' incident -- one that's being investigated as a hate crime... the victim was putting up campaign signs for local republicans at night...when he says two men threw sand in his eyes and began beating him... 50-year-old surjit malhi says the men were screaming "go back to your country" -- and spray-painted the same message
on his truck....also painting a neo-nazi symbol. the attackers were wearing black hoods. the victim says the turban he was wearing probably saved him from more serious injuries - since it softened the blows to his head. mahli was treated for cuts and other injuries on the scene..no arrests have been made yet.. grant and vicki? (grant) back to our continuing coverage of the wildfires burning across northern california tonight. the mendocino complex..which included the river fire and the ranch fire...is still burning in mendocino and lake counties. those fires...just 30- percent contained...and that mendocino complex is on it's way to become the largest fire in state history-- burning more than 270 acres so far. than 270 acres so far. further north in shasta and trinity counties... the carr fire near redding is 45- percent contained tonight and it has burned more than 163- thousand acres... destroying more than one-thousand homes in it's path. and yosemite national park is
closed indefinitely due to the ferguson fire. the wildfire in mariposa county has been burning now for 25 days. it is just 38- percent contained and has scorched more than 90-thousand acres. (2-shot/grant) even as the battle against the carr fire contnues, the extent of the damagedone so far is sobering. (2-shot/vicki) new into the kron 4 newsroom this evening, an on-going effort to assess some of that damage from above as seen from a squadron of drones. kron four's rob fladeboe reports from menlo park. this home perched on a knoll outside redding burned to the ground while another nearby was untouched. another home under construction is also spared but thesurrounding lanscape is a charred wasteland. these are among the many, many images captured by menlo park firefighters who were brought in to map the fire zone and assess the damage says battalion chief tom calvert.battalion chief
tom calvert/menlo park fire protection district "....there are areas where entire neighborhoods are wiped out and just a few homes standing and right next door everything is gone...."from it's nerve center here at the fire station, the menlo park drone squad isnow logging video from several flights late last week. the high resoltion videowill prove invaluable in the days ahead. batallion chief tom calvert "....so when fema cones in this will be a pretty valuable tool to process claims and get people back into their homes..."the chief says the city of redding will be posting some of the drone video on it's website for all to see. what's more, the detailed images captureed by the drone,before any recovery canbegin, will prove extrmely helpful in terms of any investigations that will occurr.batallion chief tom calvert "...we're sensitive to the fact that these are peoples homes, people lost their lives and to go out and capture the event before it gets cleaned up has incredible value.....and we are humbled and privileged they let us go up there and fly..."in menlo park rob fladeboe kron4news
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(grant) it's never too early to start thinking about retirement-- especially where you want to live out your golden years. (vicki) according to a new survey, traditional choices may not be the best options for retirees. mary moloney has a closer look. trading warm beaches ... for chilly plains.according to a new bankrate survey, that's what more and more people are doing when they retire.mark hamrick, bankrate analyst: "what we really want to look was essentially the factors that make retirement locations either attractive or not so much."although florida has traditionally been a popular destination for retirees-- it didn't top the list of this year's best places to retire. that honor goes to south dakota.mark hamrick, bankrate analyst: "it might surprise people that south dakota comes out on top of the list."the survey looked at seven factors including cost of living, weather, and health care quality. mark hamrick, bankrate analyst: "that
includes the availability of healthcare because as we all get older, one way or the other, we're going to need healthcare."the mount rushmore state is followed by other cold weather locations -- utah, idaho, and new hampshire. the sunshine state-- barely cracked the top five. mark hamrick, bankrate analyst: "where florida is dinged is, broadly speaking, the quality of healthcare. it's healthcare system broadly is not regarded as being terribly good."new york checked in as the worst place to retire. mark hamrick, bankrate analyst: "if you're not able to make your dollars go farther, the weather is sort of irrelevant."for consumer watch- i'm mary moloney. (vicki)(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) coming up new tonight at six.. we have new video showing the moments
a plane crashed into a southern california parking lot. that plane departed from the bay area ... tonight we are learning more about the victims' local connection.(ken) then - gunfire erupts on the bay bridge... leaving one person dead and the shooter on the loose. now we're learning there were three cars involved -- we'll have an update from investigators next. kron4 news at six starts right after the break.
ana parking lot sunday ... killing all five people on board. today, the n-t-s-b says, the pilot sent a distress call before the crash... however, the pilot did not say what the emergency was. (pam) good evening i'm pam moore. (ken) and i'm ken wayne. that cessna took off from concord. we know now three of the five people killed worked for the same danville real estate office. kron4's maureen kelly reports, the victims include a married couple and a mother and son. a day of grief sadness and loneliness for those left behindit's a day of mourning here at the pacific union real estate office.where three of the victims worked.....62 year old floria hakimi, they were 10 principles that she hung her office to live by be patient, be kind no anger give more than you receive her mantra was to give and share and be in the service of others 29 year old nasim ghanadan..also helped manage her famlies rental properties nassim brought an amazing spirit and just joy to the office42 year old lara shepard
who joined the office a year and a half ago after moving from piedmont. it's hard to think of three people who loved they did more than floria nasim and laura they just in capsulated everything there is in the good in people lara's husband scott, a real estate developer and pilot of the 414 cessna also died in the crash. they leave behind two children, ages 5 & 7. he had a passion for flying, he had been flying for years he had to he was a very accomplished pilot and they were going down to la for a real estate conference scott and laura had invited a couple of their real estate professionals to join them who are going to the conference just to have a exciting fun time to fly down on a private planethe fifth passenger was 32 year old navid hakimi....floria's son. the la based videographer and dj helped make his mother's real estate videos. he leaves behind a two year old son as well as his brother, floria's other son.pacific union's ceo says they are working to establish a fund for the crash victim's immediate families members. maureen kelly kron4
news (pam) breaking news tonight... a grass fire burning in gilroy ..... and it is prompting evacuations. firefighters are concerned this fire could spread quickly. take a look at this map showing the area.. it is burning kron4 news (pam) breaking news tonight... a grass fire burning in gilroy ..... and it is prompting evacuations. firefighters are concerned this fire could spread quickly. take a look at this map showing the area.. it is burning near watsonville road and hecker pass road. at least one building has been burned . right now -- highway- 152 is closed. this is new closed. this is new video from the scene.... the fire started around 3:30- this afternoon -- so far it is zero percent -- so far it is zero percent contained. (ken) another big story tonight. a deadly freeway
shooting on the bay bridge has left one person dead and at least 2 other injured. it happened around 230 this morning just west of yerba buena island. that's where kron 4's dan kerman is standing by now with the latest. eastbound traffic on the bay bridge came to stop about 230 in the morning sot officer pedro santiago/chp 08-11we received a call about shots being fired on the bridge the driver one one vehicle opened fire on the driver of a black mitsubishi suv, killing the driver and wounding 2 passengers. the mitsubishi suv then collided with a honda as the suspsect's vehicle took off sotsuspect vehicle we believe is a silver gray sedan or small suvthe chp says there was also a porsche that was struck by gunfire, though authorities will not say if the occupants of that vehicle were injured. they also won't say if there was an exchange of gunfire between any of the vehicles. or if the shooting was targetted.soti mean
really, it's shockingwhen drivers learned of the shooting they were concerned sot peter chow/stuck on bay bridge 49-55this looks like a wave of the future more shooting more traffic more peoplebut for many an even greater concern was that traffic came to halt as all or some of the eastbound lanes were shutdown for hours.sotwe have moved about a city block because the y opened one lane then i hear they shut it down again so now we are stuck in limbo115 stuck in limbo
(ken) in the east bay tonight-- police are looking for a gunman ... after a shooting on interstate-80 in contra costa county. it happened just after 6:15 last night-- on westbound-80 between pinole valley road and appian way, in pinole. the freeway was shut down for about two- hours while police investigated one victim was taken to the hospital ... but it is not clear if that person was injured from the gunfire ... or a crash that happened after shots were fired. police are still looking for the shooter ... and do not have any suspect or vehicle description. (pam) new tonight at 6. the modesto man who plotted a christmas day bombing on san francisco's pier 39 ... has been sentenced to 15- years in prison. 27-year old everitt aaron jameson admitted, as part of a plea deal, that he tried to aid a terrorist organization. the ex- marine planned the attacks, with undercover f-
b-i agents... thinking they were an islamic state group. authorities say, he offered money to the organization and even offered to carry out violent attacks himself. jameson's attorney argued, that he had been having second thoughts and did not actually take steps to follow through with his plan. (pam) in the north bay... san rafael police are investigating a shooting involving one of their officers. last night around 9, an officer spotted a man in the middle of verdi street with two knives. police say, after talking with the man for 30- minutes.. he began walking towards the officers. an officer fired non- lethal rounds at him. they say, the man continued toward the officers when the san rafael officer fired his gun and struck the man. he was taken to the hospital and is being treated for life- threatening injuries. (ken)new at 6. a man is in jail tonight after allegedly lighting an explosive device and tossing it under a deputy's car in a safeway parking lot in guerneville. this is the mug-shot of 22-year-old tristan proto from santa rosa.
police say proto ingested methamphetamine the morning of the alleged explosion. this is what the scene looked like on friday. police say proto had an m-80 type of firework with him and then threw it under a patrol car. an off-duty officer caught and arrested the suspect. a safeway employee suffered minor injuries during the incident. proto faces charges that include using an explosive device with intent to injure. president trump igniting a wildfire of his own ... tweeting about the california wildfires today. most recently ... reposting a tweet from yesterday ...saying, "california wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws... which aren't allowing massive amounts of readily available water.... to be properly utilized. it is being diverted into the pacific ocean. must also tree clear to stop fire from spreading!" (pam) while wildfire scientists in the state try to
figure out exactly what the president means... firefighters are battling the mendocino complex fire, as it continues to grow in size. more than 20- thousand people have now been forced to evacuate from lake, mendocino and colusa counties. natasha chen, from our partners at c-n-n, has more on how crews are managing this fire ... as they also battle more than a dozen other fires across the state. the mendocino complex, currently burning in northern california, is now the second largest in state history. it's been raging for more than a week and new evacuation orders were still being given out friday.bambi wilde / evacuee: all my belongings are there. i have all the animals with me, but it's just sad. victoria bicardo / not evacuating: there's a lot of us that are saying our prayers that this just escapes us. we're in a vortex though. this is coming down the road. the record for the largest fire was just broken in december by the thomas fire in southern california. ese increasingly
frequent, large fires mean crumpled garage doors and lone chimneys among piles of rubble are becoming a common sight. over the weekend, the carr fire claimed its seventh victim when a pacific gas and electric worker died while trying to restore power. meanwhile fire crews from more than a dozen states plus australia and new zealand continue trying to beat flames back.they have had a lot of success setting up the containment lines and then backburning, which means removing the fuel away from the head of the fire.the ferguson fire has now impacted all roads used to access yosemite valley and yosemite national park is slated to remain closed indefinitely. jamie richards / park ranger: while anticipated, we certainly hoped it wouldn't happen like this.strong winds and low humidity are not helping in the efforts to put out these fires which have scorched more than half a million acres across the state, larger than twice the size of new york city.i'm natasha chen reporting. (ken) (ken) video that i shot this morning over the sierra looking at the smoke from the fires... as we get our first look as we get the fires... as we get our
first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it began to warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to build back into the bay area. it will be hot during the middle of the week before cooling next weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s
and 90s inland with 60s at the coast. we could see some temperatures near 100 degrees midweek and then more cool fog and temperatures by friday. (ken)happening now.hawaii county on the big island is preparing for hurricane hector -- which is currently a category four storm.county, federal and state agencies met at an emergency operations (ken) by friday.temperatures by friday. (ken)happening now.hawaii county on the big island is preparing for hurricane hector -- which is currently a category four storm.county, federal and state agencies met at an emergency operations center for a briefing on sunday.while hector is expected to pass just south of the big island by midweek, it will still be close enough to affect the islands.the national weather service says gusty winds, rough surf,
coastal flooding and rip currents are possible. ( pam ) coming up at six.. it is controversial and it is coming to a bay area airport near you ... the latest plans for facial recognition technology.. (ken ) also.. a bay area ride-share company trying to gain ground on a competitor ... now joining forces with a rental car giant... what the deal will mean for passengers.. (pam) and next, hundreds of people turn out to protest in berkeley .. now police release the latest on the arrests and motivations between the feuding factions..
e other burger places serve the same old stuff, i'm the only one that has the bowls to serve something different. i mean, just look at my teriyaki bowls. choose from steak or chicken, covered in teriyaki sauce, plus your choice of white or brown rice. what about these bowls jack? hey! you got some pretty nice bowls there. and so does dan! thanks jack! those are some nice bowls. everyone's gonna want to get their hands on jack's bowls. try my bowls! see that right there? you can't say that. what? i was just saying i got great bowls... ooooh. now i hear it. yea. try my teriyaki bowls. only at jack in the box. police are releasing new
numbers on the arrests made at sunday's anti-marxist rally.... there was some violence - with a series of clashes between protestors.. catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) the protests stemmed from a "no to marxism in america 2" rally near berkeley's martin luther king junior civic center park.. police joined forces with other law enforcement to block anti-fascist protestors from getting to donald trump supporters... we now know that 20 arrests were made...berkeley police released these mug shots today.. they say most of the arrests were for possession of banned weapons....dozens of weapons were confiscated during the rally. there were no serious injuries, but emotions ran high. police say despite
the fact there were hundreds of people...there were no significant injuries to the public or to city staffers... roughly 500 people showed up... pam? (pam) mineta san jose international airport introduced its new facial recognition system today. this is video of another facial recognition system being tested at l-a-x. san jose is the first airport on the west coast.. that is committed to bio-metric entry and exit programs. the technology will be used for international flights out of san jose. ( ken ) after several recent attacks against passengers... the bart police department is now in a mandatory emergency staffing mode. as kron4's haaziq madyun tells us... it's part of a proposed bart safety and security plan...that was announced today bart police are now in
emergency staffing mode. there will be more officers patrolling on bart trains. the plan is getting mixed reviews from bart passengerssot"i certainly hope that the police are available when there is an incident but i hope that we don"t end up with a system with heavy police presence around regular customers on an ordinary day">sot"i hear a lot of screaming and yelling on bart, a lot of the homeless do that so it does make me a little fearful">sot"i think there is probably enough cops. i would say hire probably more, something in between? citizen observer type of thing">the increased police presence is a part bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan says the transit agency spokesperson alicia trostsot sot bart deputy
chief lance haight explains why trains and stations in oakland and san francisco are key areas of focus during the emergency staffing periodsot some of the other features of the proposed safety and security plan includes making it harder to by pass fare gates, adding a second proof of payment team during evenings commute and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart police. bart general manager grace crunican will present the plan to bart's board of directors on thursday...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) new information tonight out of southern california...where we've been tracking breaking news...a wildfire that's now grown to more than 12-hundred acres...and injured two firefighters. this started
right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it began to warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to
paul manafort's financial fraud trial. former trump campaign worker rick gates testified worker rick gates testified today. he says manafort conspired to hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts from the i-r-s. gates also says manafort gates also says manafort directed his longtime deputy to lie to bookkeepers... banks... and accountants to cover up the scheme. he says the goal of the fraud was to lower manafort's tax bill and allow him to defer payment on the income until later years. gates is testifying as part of a plea agreement with the government. manafort's defense has sought to blame gates for any illegal conduct, calling him a liar and embezzler. (pam) hiking prices when people are most vulnerable .. just ahead.. the state attorney general reminds everyone about the legal protections against price gouging.. (ken) also ahead ... facebook taking major action against the high profile and very controversial - conspiracy theorist alex jones ...
conspiracy theorist alex jones today. several tech companies have removed' infowars' content from their platforms ... with facebook doing so permanently. (ken) with more on that and today's other top tech stories ... here's grant lodes. (grant) facebook removed four pages related to info-wars and its conspiracy theorist founder, alex jones... for repeated violations of its policies. it comes after facebook removed four videos from the pages last week after determining they violated its hate speech and bullying policies. it also suspended jones' personal profile. facebook said it took the pages down (quote) "for glorifying violence... and using de-humanizing language to describe people who are transgender, muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies." spotify, apple, and youtube have all taken action recently to remove info-wars content from their platforms.... with spotify announcing a total ban today. (grant)the next time you
order a lyft... your driver could show up in rental car. today -- it was announced that bay-area based company will partner up with avis budget group.for lyft, the partnership is an attempt to gain on its biggest competitor, uber.for avis ... it's a way to re-gain market share.ride hailing services have been hard on the rental car industry.shares of avis are down about 20 percent this year. (grant) and -- this might make you hungry! google's android system is called "pie..." and it was just released today. google is known to name its android versions after sweet treats like "marshmallow." google chose "pie" to tie in with a feature called "slices".... which the developer says works by loading only the most important parts of an online page. the new system uses artificial intelligence to adapt to how you use the device. and for addicts..."pie" introduces tools to help you use your phone less. pie is now available on google's pixel phones. (ken) coming up... a medical emergency sends a
south bay hiker tumbling into a ravine.. details on the rescue.. (pam) also.... one of the jewels in the nations' park system still closed because of wildfire threats ... the latest from yosemite... (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead. i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future. burning in mariposa county has
so far, the fire has burned more than 91-thousand acres and is just 38-percent contained. the wildfire broke out 25-days ago -- and crews are continuing to make progess... and the wawona community is back open for residents only. vanessa vasconcelos... from our partners at c-n-n... has more. (sot) as flames inch their way closer to yosemite valley ... a majority of one of the nations most iconic parks remains closed.jamie richards/park ranger: "while anticipated we certainly hoped it wouldn't happen like this." yosemite national park ranger jamie richards says closures throughout the park were sparked by safety concerns, as active fire and fire operations impact all three roads that access the valley floor.some areas haven't burned in decades. jamie richards/park ranger: "so, there's a lot of dead and down fuel in there, there. we have a lot of trees other grasses and fuels that are helping to fuel this fire."though there are portions that remain open including trails and
recreation areas along tioga road from the pass to white wolf ... it's yosemite valley that sees the bulk of the parks four-million plus visitors.jamie richards/park ranger: "this is normally a busy time for yosemite national park. we usually have visitors from across the world coming to enjoy the park in july and august."the ferguson fire started july 13th and has since charred more than 140 square miles.crews continue to face steep nearly inaccessible terrain and the summer heat. jim mackensen/public information officer: "we've buttoned this side up. what's going to continue now is that this fire is going to be continue to move into various portions of the park and right now they're trying to figure out exactly what our alternatives are, where we can take action."because the fire is now burning in one of our national treasures ... fire suppression efforts, like dozer lines and aerial attacks require a delicate touch.jim mackensen/public information officer: "we'll have our cultural advisors on the ground making sure what we're doing isn't damaging cultural sites or resources up there." (ken) that was vanessa vasconcelos reporting. the ferguson fire has killed two people... and injured 11 more.
an ugly problem associated with california wildfires is being reported once again... the state attorney general is warning people that there have been complaints of price gouging in fire zones.. catherine heenan is here with the story.. (catherine) the attorney general says it's 'appalling'that some vendors are jacking up prices when people are most vulnerable.. this isn't new........there were stories of price gouging after the wine country firesfor example.. but a new consumer alert is intendedto remind everyone that it's illegal when a declaration of emergency has been declared.. and those laws "have' kicked in.. the law applies to the law the law applies to
those who sell things like food, emergency supplies, medical supplies and building materials. also hotels and clean-up services. violators face up to a year in jail and a fine up to 10- thousand dollars. ken and pam? (ken)thanks catherine.(pam) time now for a look at tonight's top local stories. local stories.tonight's top for a look at tonight's top local stories. in another big story we are now learning that the cessna that nosedived sunday into an santa ana parking lot sunday took off from concord. three of the five people killed worked for the same danville branch of pacific uinion real estate. 62 year old floria hakimi, 29 year old nasim ghanadan and 42 year old lara shepard.lara's husband scott was piloting the plane. they were taking the group to a real esate conference. the couple leave behind two children ages 5 & 7. the fifth passenger was 32 year old navid hakimi....floria's son. the la based videographer and dj helped make his mother's real estate videos. maureen kelly kron4 news sothere in oakland bart announces a new safety and security proposal aimed at reducing violent crime in the
transit systemsotin oakland haaziq madyun kron4news lawrence karnow: it began to warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to build back into the bay area.
it will be hot during the middle of the week before cooling next weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland with 60s at the coast. we could see some temperatures near 100 degrees midweek and then more cool fog and temperatures by friday. (pam) is drawing national scrutiny tonight. chicago police announced... between friday night and last night ..... 66 people were shot, 12 of them fatally. police say, gunmen targeted groups at a block party, after a funeral ... and on a front
porch in other gatherings. fourteen of the shooting victims are juveniles -- including two who died. 17- year old jahnae patterson was killed after being shot in the face. officials say, gangs are to blame. according to the chicago police department, despite the recent violence, shootings are down 30- percent this year. (ken) a hiker is safe tonight after she was rescued by a coast guard helcopter crew in san jose. the dramatic rescue was all caught on camera.. the u-s coast guard says, the hiker had a seizure and fell into a ravine early sunday morning at alum rock park. san jose paramedics and state park rangers helped stablize her on the ground. then the helicopter crew hoisted her into the chopper. the hiker suffered leg and rib injuries. (pam) coming up... a tanker explosion leaves several dead and scores
were taken to the hospital with first, second, and third -degree burns.the explosion caused significant damage to the road -- leaving huge holes in the pavement. there is no word on what led up to the incident. (ken)new police bodycam video captured two atlanta officers rescuing a man from a burning car early yesterday morning. the officers had to pry open the door to remove the trapped man.police say the car went up into flames after crashing into a metal utility pole. three people were taken to the hospital and one of the officers got some bruises and scratches.atlanta police said the department is "extremely proud" of the responding officers. in sports... the 49ers try something new on defense as they prepare for their first pre-season game... and a fire breaks out at a-t&t park.... as the staff preps for tonight's game against the world series champion astros... gary will tell you how it happened... and have all the sports.... coming up
a small fire broke out at a small fire broke out at at&t park this afternoon as at&t park this broke out at at&t park this afternoon as at&t park this afternoon as the staff prepared for tonight's game against the houston astros... ..... the fire occured at murph's guiness clubhouse pub ... a concession stand located behind the home plate area...... ....based on the footage it looks like a stove caught on fire...... .... the fire department arrived and relocated the appliance out of harms way .... ..... large fans were brought in to circulate the smoke out of the stadium......
the 49ers and raidersopen their pre-season schedules later this week... today at niners camp they tried a little something different on defense.. deforest bucker.. who played mostly on the inside last year and had only three sacks... was moved to defensive end in the "edge rush" position today back in the 80's and 90's... 49er players such as fred dean and charles haley... filled this position... haley... filled charles dean and charles haley... filled charles dean and such as fred 49er players 80's and 90's... back in the todayrush" position in the "edge defensive end moved to defensive end in the "edge rush" position today back in the 80's and 90's... 49er players dean and charles haley... filled this position... "elephant" under former coach george seifert's system today the nners call it the "leo"... they hope by freeing up buckner on the edge they can gererate more of a pass rush here is buckner on the change today... (sot: buckner) " honestly i am comfortable in the inside and the outside so, when the coaches going to be on the end i was excited. you like there was a challenge at all, it was an show them what i can do."
scheduale has been released - they will take the court again in about a month. first game will be at home vs the timberwolves. they will also play in seattle against the kings - this will be durant's first time back in seattle since he played for the sonics in 2008. warriors will end the preseason with a pair of games against lakers, one of which will be at the san jose sharks s-a-p center. the warriors played in san jose during the 1996-97 season due to the then oakland arena.bobleheads) .... along with the preseason scheduale... the warriors will be handing out three customary boobleheads during 3 games
.....to the first 10,000 fans... ..... on sept 29th against the timberwolves... fans will recieve a draymond green 3-time champion bobble head..... .... october 8th vs the suns....fans will recieve a steph curry championchip parade bobblehead from this years title..... ..... the last played at the against the lakers.... fans kevin durant shark themed ....(wipe to steph curry camp)..... steph curry... staying busy this offseason... the week he is hosting his 5th annual "sc-30" select camp for some of the top high school players in the country the bay area camp tipped off on sunday... more than 20 of the top young basketball talents in the country oarticipate... and this year's camp is the first of its kind to invite female prospects to compete and learn alongside their male counterparts. the sc-30 select camp attendees will also spend time at the bushrod community center in oakland... where camp participants will help curry upgrade the center's computer lab. cury talked about the camp... (sot: curry) steph: " they have fun, they enjoy themselves and they put some work in. we just want to give them that experience, you know a little bit of guidance as they go into the ranks and something they can take home with them to make them a better basketball player and a better person."
the a's making somes moves... today they traded twom"players to be named later" to detroit for starting pitcher mike fiers... the 33- year-old veteran is expected to be slotted into the starting rotation immediately (top-vo) joey bart... the giants number-2 overall pick in this years amatuier draft... introduced only a couple of months ago... has already been named sinlge-a northwest league player of the month for july n just 21 games with the salem-keizer volcanoes he is hitting .333 with 9 home runs and 24 rbi the team signed for the team signed for former all- ammerican out of georgia tech for 7.03-million-dollars... the highest up-front bonus paid to a position player in mlb draft history... he is the first catcher he is the first catcher selected by the giants in the mlb draft
since buster posey... who was picked no. 5 overall in 2008....... .....shaq's son shareef o'neal will play at ucla........ the 6'10 220 pounder orginally commited to arizona... but decomitted due to fbi investigation..... ....shareef attended crossroads high school in crossroads high school in santa monica and helped the school win its first state title since 1997......... he averaged 27 points per game as a senior... .... o'neal will be joining a loaded freshman class full of top recruits.... .... lebron's son "bronny" .... lebron's .... lebron's son "bronny" will follow shareef's footsteps and play at crossroads as well....... baron davis and jessica alba are also crossroads alums
a closer look. < áánats of political adáá> nat: "this woman has cancer..." and democrats say..this woman and women like her could lose their health insurance....if judge brett kavanugh is confirmed to the u.s supreme court...nat: "now she's got even more to worry about..." "she shouldn't have to fight to keep her health care"leslie dach's group, "protect our care", is launching this tv ad in three states... "brett kavanugh poses a real risk to anyone with a pre-existing condition"dach says kavanaugh's past opinions against the affordable care act... show that if given the chance on the supreme court, he would vote to overturn obamacare...now dach hopes to convince moderate republican senators in nevada, maine, and alaska to vote against kavanaugh's confirmation. "people are pasionate about this, it's a matter of life and death for them...they want assurances the next scotus judge isn't going to take that all away"but democrats are not
the only ones taking to the airwaves.this week, the pro-trump group "america's first policies" is launching its own campaign to support kavanaugh's nomination.america first says it will spend 1.1 million dollars on this tv ad...starting wednesday...to pressure the moderate senate democrats from indiana, west virginia, and north dakota to vote yes on the confirmation.political analyst gary nordlinger says all this is unlikely to change anyone's mind...."the democrats can huff and puff but they don't senate...that's being in the kavanaugh's hearings are begin in in washington, i'm mark meredith. (pam) new tonight at 6.... movie pass is putting more limitations on its customers. the movie subscription service will now only allow users to see three movies in theaters in a month. that is a significant change -- from one a day. but the company says, 85- percent of customers see three movies or less per month. the monthly subscription price will remain just under 10- dollars. movie pass is burning through cash.. and struggling to stay in business. the three movies per month change goes into effect august 15th. lawrence karnow: it began to
warm today with mostly sunny skies. highs were in the 90s inland with 60s at the coast. hurricane hector is getting close to the hawaian islands as a major hurricane. the storm is expected to stay mostly south of the big island but generate some big swells. on the satellite image you can see as high pressure starts to build back into the bay area. it will be hot during the middle of the week before cooling next weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s with 60s at the coast. we could see some near 100 degrees then more cool fog and temperatures by friday. last weather and goodbye
a young woman jogger followed by a minivan. >> there a connection to the missing molly case? and human chain rescue. >> a missing person. >> banding together to save swimmers caught abe riptide, in a lake. >> you are getting hit over and over with the waves. did a friendly dog lick cost this man his limbs? >> i got liquid by a dog. >> his arms and his legs amputated. look what it did to his nose. all this from a dog licking his hand? and meghan markle raspberry birthday challenge. and the