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while the woman was driving with her four daughters in the car.(ken) suddenly a gunman pulled up beside her car... and fired a series of shots. the shooting left a seven year old dead. marla carter has the emotional interview with the mother. (laporsha washington/jazmine's mother)"he was not fair. he was not fair. he intentionally killed my child for no reason." jazmine barnes' mother made a plea from her hospital bed-- asking the public to help find the man who killed her seven-year-old girl.she said she and her four daughters were going to the store, when a car, out of nowhere, pulled up next to them and started shooting.. unprovoked- (laporsha washington/jazmine's mother)"i heard shots start firing and they came through my window, broke my glass, hit me in my arm - they sped off in front of us and the truck slowed down and continued to fire as he was in front of us." she told everyone to get down. washington was shot in the arm- trying to shield her daughters from gunfire.once the shooting stopped-- one of her daughters looked at jasmine.(laporsha washington/jazmine's mother) "she said 'momma jazmine's not moving, she's not talking. i turned around and my 7 year old was shot in the head." harrisoufor this red four-door truck in the area on east sam houston parkway and wallisville road.now washington and her three
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daughters are living with a loss that will last their lifetime.(laporsha washington/jazmine's mother) "my baby comes and asks me, where's my sister, is she coming back? she's only six years old, she does not deserve to wake up and wake up without her sister. it's not fair." (catherine) (catherine) investigators still don't knowwhy the man opened fire.. preliminary numbers show homicides in chicago dropped by about 100 over the police say about 561 homicides were committed between january and december of 20-18. although the
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decrease is significant...chi cago's total again eclipses the combined totals of new york and los angeles. chicago police credit last year's drop in part to the addition of more than a 1,000 new officers. and on new technology and predictive analytics to quickly get officers to areas where violence is most likely to erupt. (catherine) happening tonight. some lucky person could start off 20-19 with a bang -- by winning a fortune. the big prize for the mega millions new year's day drawing... is a 425-million dollars! the cash option stands at about 255-million. the drawing will be the fifth time mega millions has been drawn on the first day of a new year-- the jackpot has been won once on january first -- back in 2008. (ken)let's get a check of the weather around the bay area.... time now for the 4zone forecast... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a sunny and bright start to the new year. it was a little cool
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too with highs mainly in the 50s. we are in for a very cold night with clear skies. lows will be in the 20s and 30s inland with 40s at the coast. high pressure continues over the west coast to keep us dry. it will be another sunny day tomorrow with highs in the 60s. more clouds with rain is possible this weekend. (catherine) it's one of the biggest days of the year in college football...year in college this weekend.
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(catherine) it's one of the biggest days of the year in college football...(ken) kate rooney joins us in the studio. the day college football fans wait all year for...three of the biggest bowl games of the season all in one day...and we've got all the action... let's start with the grandaddy of 'em all...washington and ohio state going at it in the rose bowl...the last game of urban meyer's incredible career...what a season the buckeyes have had...they got out to a 21-3 lead at the half...and j.k. dobbins makes it 28-3 with the 3 yard rushinto be on ice...but washin wasn't finished fighting...the huskies scored twice in the 17...then myles gaskin n 5...th td...huskies going for the 2 pt try...but browning's pass is intercepted...and that would be the dagger...everyt
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hing coming up roses for urban meyer and ohio state. 28-23 the final score. fiesta bowl...ucf on a two season, 25-game winning streak entering the contest with l- s-u...knights took an early lead but thanks to some big play from qb joe burrow, tigers able to bounce back...like this 49-yard td to back...like this bounce back...like this 49-yard td to derrick dillon to take the lead in the 2nd quarter...tiger s kicker cole tracy saw a lot of action...he was 4-4...this 26-yarder set a new ncaa record for career field goals made. his parents emotional in the stands...and there would be plenty more happy tears for lsu fans...knights with a final shot but darriel mack jr's pass intercepted by jacoby stevens...that would seal the win for lsu 40-32, tigers the fiesta bowl champs and snap the nation's longest final bowl matchup of the day is underway...number 15 texas and number 5 georgia going at it in the sugar bowl...
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over to the court, where the warriors ended 2018 on a high note...beating the suns last night for the 17th straight time...steph curry had 34 points on 11-17 shooting...kd and klay both scored in double figures. klay appearing to be over the hump of his shooting slump...now the dubs have a two day reprieve before their first game of the new year... a rematch of last year's western conference finals...they take on houston at oracle on thurdsay...mean while dubs fans and media members alike awaiting word on when we can expect demarcus cousins to suit up for golden state. looking forward to seeing what 2019 brings for all the local teams. (ken) coming up at six. why florida's disney world turned away guests on new year's eve.(catherine) and next. spanish police stop a van trying to cross the border. what they found
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inside these mattresses....
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police in spain discovered two migrants hiding inside mattresses.. they two men were trying to morocco and spain. they were sewn into mattresses strapped to the top of a van. they told police they'd each paid 45-hundred euros...around 5 thousand dollars to a human trafficker.
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they've been arrested and taken to amigrant holding center. (ken) florida deputies recovered more than half a million dollars worth of tequila over the weekend. approximately 966 cases of patron tequila were stolen investigators say a truck driver hauling the tequila stopped for dinner at a truck stop in tampa. at some point-- he noticed his trailer was no longer attached to his truck. deputies found the trailer more than ten miles away. there they say they also found four men transferring the cases of tequila to another box truck. the four men were taken into custody. (catherine) stealing from police officers is never a good idea. just ask this man. police say he tried to steal a bicycle right outside an oregon police station. the officers later shared this videoon social media. for about 30 seconds-- the man tried to cut the lock off the bike. then an officer came then an off the bike. then an officer came out -- and arrested him. no word yet on the charges he's facing.
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(ken) next at six. she was killed over a manicure. now police are searching for a woman who left a salon owner for dead.
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checked out. they say he's a bit bangedg o serious. will likely remain overnight for observation..and be back home in a day or two (ken) she was hit and killed by a customer... all over a manicure bill of 35 dollars.(catherine) now las vegas police are searching for the woman they say left a nail salon owner for dead. tiana bohner reports. josh:"it just happened within a matter of 5 to 10 seconds... that quick. and you know, and she'll never come back."josh works next door at capriotti's. he didn't want to share his last name or show his face.but he's talking about nhu nguyen the owner of crystal nails and spa.nhu -- known as annie to her friends and family ran the business with her husband sonny.josh:"they just seemed like very hardworking people, very friendly."her family says she developed that work ethic at a young age.a vietnamese refugee nhu came to america and raised three daughters as a single mother.she traveled the country finally landing in vegas two years ago.she and sonny loved this business.they were open 12 hours a day seven days a week.josh:"seems like a lot of people who work hard
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and do the right thing fall victim to people who aren't doing the right thing."on saturday afternoon police say a woman got her nails done then tried to pay with a credit card that got declined. that's when the woman told nhu... she just needed to go to her car to get some extra money.but instead the customer tried to get away.nhu and her husband saw what was happening. josh:"the husband and wife from the nail salon next to us ran out. the husband ran behind the car, he was trying to get her attention, hitting her car."nhu was in the front. police tell us the woman ran nhu over then dragged her about 50 feet before taking off.josh:"it was very sad to know she lost her life over something... over money. that's just hard to wrap my mind around it."police say an un-paid bill is never worth that risk.josh:live in a world where people don't value other people's lives. you have to value your own."on sunday, as the family inmemoria outside...and a rare closed sign... taped to the window. josh:"just god bless them, our prayers are with them. i think everybody from here went home last night and hugged their loved ones tighter." (catherine) (catherine) the driver's
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rental car was reportedly abandoned at a nearby apartment complex. police are now going through surveillance video in the area... to tryand identify the driver. she kept asking where's the water. and at the time it was right here and i was like are they coming did they find me? did they find me? ... by the time they came the water was right here(ken) (ken) a dramatic survival tale from a florida woman who began the new year trapped in a submerged car while deputies frantically searched for her in dense fog. the tense rescue effort begain with a 9- 1-1 call to dispatchers in tampa, florida, just before four oclock this morning. i thought i want going to make it out because i couldnt open the doors or windows. i didn't think i was going to make it out." twenty-year
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old amanda antonio was driving home after ringing in the new year with her boyfriend. at three fifty in the morning our communications center got a call, a desperate call. the victim was driving in i-4 northbound and had found herself on the ravine, in a ditch, underwater and drowning. she told her parents she was cut off, and swerved. her car had flipped over five times. the toyota scion ended up on its roof in this watery ditch. amanda was able to get out of her seatbelt but was unable to open the door as water rose from her chest to her chin. < wanda guzman> she said mom i was about to die. that was it. i was gone. using the maps app on her phone, she tried to tell the 9-1-1 operator where she was. we had thirteen units trying to fairgrounds in a dense dense bo fog as we desperately try to find the woman that is literally drowning as we speak." "she was breathing through her nose at that point. that's when she says she heard someone saying are you there. are you there? can you hear me? and that's when
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she started screaming at the top of her lungs," . a deputy spotted the car and jumped in. "it was water, but muck, really, and the car is sinking and the back light of the car is almost the only thing that is sticking out," . "fortunately, we were able to pry open the doors. deputy pollock was able to get into the passenger seat and get her out of the vehicle. when he said it was thick, it was thick, muddy disgusting water that came up to your chest and it was very difficult to move through so, as a diver, as a dive team, it's not a lot of chances that we get to actually have somebody walk away from the scene so it's very fortunate." amanda was uninjured. what would you say to them?i i wouldn't be here right now without them without them (catherine) new year's resolutions don't just have to be those lofty promises we set january first and break two weeks later. (ken)they can help your kids make some smart plans for the new year. reid binion has more in today's health minute. for parents looking to get their kids on track with some
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healthier habits, helping them make a new year's resolution could be a fun way to start. the american academy of pediatrics has come out with a list of age-specific resolutions.for preschoolers, the academy suggest habit- forming resolutions. things like cleaning up their toys and washing their hands after using the bathroom.for kids that are slightly older, up to age 12, you can start incorporating bigger ideas like drink more water, be active, and practice safety online.and for teens, resolutions can be anything from eating enough fruits and vegetables, to healthy ways to manage stress.this is a great way to not only let your children participate in a fun holiday tradition, but it can spark a conversation that gets the on a path to having a healthier and happier new year. for today's health minute, i'm reid binion. (catherine) mickey and minnie apparently had too many guests for their new year's eve celebration. walt disney world sent out a tweet monday morning. the florida theme park announced it was turning away new guests from its magic kingdom park. the reason-- the theme park
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was near capacity as of 1-pm monday there was a three-hour wait for certain rides disney world eventually did reopento everyone around 5-pm monday. (catherine) new year's eve isn't just about fireworksand ball drops... the different - sometimes strange - wayspeople in u.s. cities were celebrating...
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forget the ball drop....a lot of u.s. cities rang in the new year with their own special traditions. (ken) including ---get this ---the pickle drop. the mount olive pickle company holds the new year's eve pickle drop every year... in mount olive...north carolina. and they don't wait till midnight..they drop the pickle at 7'o clock. thousands turn out to watch the lighted three foot pickle drop down a 45 foot flagpole. foot flagpole. (catherine) also in north carolina... the acorn drop. thousands turned out in downtown raleigh to watch it. it too---was an early celebration. the acorn dropped around 7 p-m. (catherine) in atlanta... it's the peach drop. an annual celebration that began in 19-89 at the historic underground atlanta. georgia is after all...the peach state. (ken) and in key west florida. there's the "high heel" shoe drop.
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this was at the bourbon pub shoe. the event has been held for 21 years. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was a sunny and bright start to the too with highs mainly in the 50s. we are in for a very cold night with clear skies. lows will be in the 20s and 30s inland with 40s at the coast. high pressure continues over the west coast to keep us dry. it will be another sunny day tomorrow with highs in the 60s. more clouds with rain is
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possible this weekend.
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that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you
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