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nancy pelosi is set to become speaker again ... as democrats take control of the house today.( james ) this shifts the power dynamic in washington as the government shutdown enters its 13th day. the democratic led congress could hold a vote átoday to fund the government without the president's request of 5- billion dollars for his border wall. the house also expected to hold several hearings and investigations on the trump (ááádoubleboxááá) reporter kristen holmes is live with the latest. while a new congress is swor in, the battle over funding for president trump's border
wall remains at a stalemate and the government shutdown drags on.president donald trump: could be a long time and it could be quickly. lawmakers on both sides saying no progress was made during a meeting at the white house wednesday.rep. steny hoyer / -d- maryland: shutting down government is a stupid public policy.but as democrats take control of the house, likely speaker of the house nancy pelosi says they have a plan, rep. nancy pelosi / -d- house minority leader: we will bring to the floor legislation which will open up government. it will be based on actions taken by the republican senate.the proposal includes a stop-gap measure to reopen the department of homeland security at its current $1.3 billion funding level through february 8.rep. nancy pelosi / -d- house minority leader: we're asking the president to open up government. we are giving him a republican path to do that. why would he not do it?according to a source familiar, president trump answered that question, telling lawmakers he wouldn't sign off on the democrats' offer because he would look
foolish if he did.earlier in the day, trump refusing to say whether he would accept a deal with anything less than $5 billion.president donald trump: i'd rather not say it. meanwhile 800,000 federal employees remain caught in the middle, without a paycheck until the government reopens. in washington, i'm kristen holmes. ( james ) thanks kristen. (darya)(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... some more sunshine today but amid
they found the body of the 38- year-old man near the front door. there was a lot of smoke in the apartment ... coming from the tree. no one else was inside the apartment at the time. ( darya ) in the east bay ... a teenager is hospitalized in critiical condition this morning ... after he was hit by a car in oakland. it happened yesterday afternoon in the 11-hundred block of 35th avenue ... near the fruitvale bart station. police say the driver failed to stop .... and dragged the 14-year-old four- blocks. police found the car ... but not the driver. oakland police are offering a 5-thousand-dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest. ( james )in the east bay... sheriffs deputies are investigating a body found at a landfill in livermore monday afternoon. officials believe the body was taken to the landfill from another city. kron 4's gayle ong has the latest on the investigation from livermore. shock at a livermore landfill.. a body found in the green waste section on new year's eve.a worker made the discovery around 2:15 in the
afternoon,while they were moving debris with heavy equipment..sgt ray kelly says the victim was a woman - her body was decomposed, possibly from the composting process. officials say the landfill on altamont pass road was not the original crime scene.they believe the body was taken to the landfill from another city. as investigators look into exactly what happened.. evidence suggests a homicide.
( james ) also in the east bay ... a mexican tourist was injured by gunfire ... just 12-minutes into the new year. the 28-year-old victim was at a new years eve party at a san leandro home on east 14th street. police say he was standing in the backyard ... when the bullet grazed his hand. they are investigating where the gunfire came from. ( darya )on the peninsula... palo alto police have arrested this man.. 28-year-old daniel alveraz, who they say is responsible for sexually assaulting a woman. the assault happened early saturday morning, on el camino real in palo alto. a woman was unloading items out of her car.. when she was attacked. the victim was able to yell and tried to fight off the attacker... her boyfriend heard the struggle and came out as the suspect ran off. alveraz was booked into the santa clara county jail. ( darya )still ahead.... a
south bay family is speaking out... after a woman was shot and killed by officers on christmas morning. details on what they are now demanding from the district attorney. ( darya )plus... we tell you how the government shutdown is affecting the bay area... 13 days later. ( darya )and... a lawsuit is being filed against an elderly care facility in the bay area. we will explain the horrific ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. see a little blood when you brush or floss?
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( darya )one south bay family is demanding answers... after they say police murdered their daughter. jennifer vasquez was shot and killed on christmas morning. officers were responding to a shooting near san jose city college where they spotted and chased down a white vehicle that was leaving the area. they believed it may have been the suspect trying to drive off. during the pursuit... that white car crashed into a fence. that's when police say
the driver, jennifer vasquez, started to ram police with her car, prompting four officers to open fire. vasquez died... and a passenger in the car with her suffered non-life threatening injuries. during the investigation, police later determined that vasquez was not the suspect in the earlier shooting... but san jose police say... the shooting was justified.
( james ) san jose mayor sam liccardo is recovering at home this morning ... after being hit by a car while riding his bike on new year's day. the accident happened on the 600 block of salt lake drive. the driver of the car stayed at the scene and waited for police. the mayor was released from the hospital yesterday. he suffered minor fractures to a couple of vertebrae and his sternum ... but otherwise he is in good spirits. ( james ) mayor liccardo is an avid cyclist ... as seen in these photos from the last bike to work day. he will be out of commision for at least 4- 6 weeks ... as we heals and goes through physical therapy. ( darya )the daughter of an 87-year-old woman says her mother was abused at a north bay medical facility. a lawsuit was filed against the
napa valley care center for elder abuse, and negligent hiring and supervision. kron4's j-r stone has the story. this is 87 year old vivian yocum. her daughter, lori reed says that in this picture she has diaper rash creme on her lips. one of a number of reasons why reed says she is suing the napa valley care center in napa. recalling another moment last month when her bedridden mother was left naked and shivering in bed.sot it's just continuel....when i walked in she was shivering shaking crying....i just think they don't care.this picture of lori and her mother was taken back in may of last year. she says her mom has been hospitalized since getting pnemonia and then sepsis. she has lost quite a bit of weight since this photo was taken. reed claims that her mother has been left to lie in a soaked and soiled diaper for hours on many occasions, left lying in pools of her own vomit, and prescribed an anti-biotic to which she is severly allergic to multiple times. the lawsuit filed claims elder abuse and negligent hiring and supervision.sot they can see her hear her from sitting at her desk they can see her so
there are lots of opportunites for them to change her diaper...a lawyer representing the napa valley care center says they have not yet been served with the lawsuit but maintain a high standard of care and are in compliance with all regulations. reed disagrees saying that she has picture after picture to prove it. reed says this picture shows dried milk along the table where her mom was served food. she also believes that table was moldy and that's what can be seen here.soti feel like if i'm not there every day they just don't care and like i said it's hard to even talk about because it's been very very heartbreaking not only to experience but to watch your mother go through that. it's been difficult.in napa, j.r. stone kron 4 news.
(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) some more sunshine today but amid increasing cloud cover leading us into what will be a cloudy, windy and rainy weekend, most notably on saturday. temperatures will peak into a range of 50's again with little change in temperatures expected into the weekend. (robin) no major hot spots. stall on eb 80 before ti slow at the scene. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) ( james ) c-e-o tim cook is warning apple investors to expect lower sales from the holiday quarter. he says it's primarily due to lower than anticipated i-phone sales in china. the company now expects revenue for the three months ending in december to be about 84 billion dollars. that's down from an earlier estimate as high as 93 billion. trading in apple's stock fell 8 percent after cook's annoucement yesterday. cook's letter also said, quote "the economic environment in china has been further
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the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... some more sunshine today but amid increasing cloud cover leading us into what will be a cloudy, windy and rainy weekend, most notably on saturday. temperatures will peak into a range of 50's again with little change in temperatures expected into the weekend. no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive
washington, d.c. nancy pelosi is set to become speaker again ... as democrats take control of the house today.( james ) this... as the government shutdown enters its 13th day. will tran is live at her offices in san francisco with more.will. the government shutdown is entering its 13th day. and the first order of business for democrats is to pass legislation extending funding to all the shuttered agencies ... to pressure the white house to end the shutdown. president trump is not backing down from his demand of five- billion dollars for the border wall. pelosi and senate minority leader chuck schumer are equally defiant on providing money for the wall.
( james )the partial government shutdown is affecting many locations in the bay area ... including stinson beach. people are still able to out go out and enjoy the beach, but they have to park and walk. parking lots are closed because of the shutdown. one man says its pretty tough if you're trying to visit over the weekend... and because of the shutdown...
it's becoming difficult for him and his family to enjoy their vacation. ( james )despite parking lots and bathrooms being closed ... the beach appears be clean and litter free... unlike other locations affected by the shutdown. ( james ) and yosemite has announced new access limitations ... due to its own problems waste and available resources. the park says rangers will be staffing a checkpoint at the south entrance to the park by highway- 41. they will only allow in people with reservations. everyone else will have to enter the park through highway- 140. several popular areas of the park have been shut down ...
and visitors are being urged to use restrooms before entering the park. ( darya ) the next legislative session begins in just 4 days and california lawmakers already have a lot to consider.( james ) more than 200 proposed laws are on the agenda. kron 4's capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala reports. with just a few months away before californians turn their clocks ahead... lawmakers will need to decide if and how they will move forward with getting rid of that practice by staying on permanent daylight saving time.voters approved the measure in november, leaving it up to lawmakers to finish the task.((nats))other time sensitive business for lawmakers include approving disaster relief funding in butte county following the camp fire.the california disaster assistance act normally allows for the state to share 75% of post-disaster projects with local agencies. butte county area lawmakers are hoping for 100%.that would make the camp fire the 14th event in california history to receive such funding.((nats))
another expensive cost for lawmakers to consider: how to fund the $20 million dollars it will take to prosecute the accused golden state killer.a judge determined joseph deangelo will be represented by a public defender for the dozens of charges he faces stemming from murders and rapes across california.a sacramento-area assemblyman filed a bill hoping to establish legislation that will appropriate funds to pay for the pricey prosecution. these are just a few of the hundreds of issues lawmakers hope to sort out in 2019. ( darya ) the california highway patrol is releasing numbers from the new year's maximum enforcement period. and at least 50 people were killed in crashes throughout the 102- hour holiday enforcement. nearly half of those people were not wearing a seatbelt. c-h-p officers also made more than 11-hundred arrests for d-u-i. ( darya ) an 86-year-old woman is dead after being hit
by a car in concord. it happened yesterday afternoon near the intersection of ayers road and valley crest drive. police say the woman was not in the crosswalk when she was hit. the driver is cooperating with police, drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the collision. the victim's name will not be released until her family is notified. ( darya )gustavo arriaga showed up wednesday to be arraigned in the death of officer ron-il singh. reporter kay recede has more on what happened inside the courtroom. newman police officers-- family and friends of corporal ronil singh support one another in the hallway outside of department 8... as they prepare to face his suspected killer gustavo arriaga cameras were not allowed but a sketch illustrates arriagaús demeanor-- not making eye contact and only speaking up to reveal his real name -- paulo mendoza... he did not enter a plea.a deputy district attorney tells fox40 the court will most likely refer to him
as mendoza.his attorney also questioned his competence, meaning mendoza will now be evaluated by a doctor.as weúve reported--investigators say mendoza was stopped by corporal singh in newman on december 26th for suspected dui.then killed the 7 year department in a shoot out. corporal singh is a native of fiji and immigrated to the u-s to pursue his dream of becoming a law enforcement officer .natsdana jory / stanislaus county:"officer singh was a perfect example of legal immigration. weúre just for vetting people and for legal immigration."outside law enforcement families rallied to support singhús loved ones kerrie crain / founder, stand together to make a change: "cause we cannot allow for another officerús life to be taken for simply protecting us."some even criticized californiaús sanctuary law senate bill 54...which restricts local law enforcement from detaining immigrants for minor crimes. sheila mckinsie / county: "enough is enough. he should not have died. we need to end the sanctuary and protect our own."immigration attorney maegen fulenchek says the law was passed in 2017...with the intent that victims in undocumented communities will work with police.maegen fulenchek / immigration
attorney:"itús so that they feel comfortable coming forward and reporting crimes and reporting things that happen and that they donút fear deportation for minor crime." ( james ) take a look at this video showing a fire at a building in san francsico. this happened just before 8:30 yesterday morning on connecticut street in potrero hill. this video was shared with kron4 from the mobile app. two people were injured and are in critical condition tonight. firefighters say they rescued one victim-- while another victim was rescued by construction workers. the cause is under investigation. ( james )finding beauty among the ashes. that's what one artist is doing by painting a mural on a burned down home... from the devastating camp fire. reporter nazy javid has the story from paradise. edwards lived on clark road in paradise and lost everything in the camp fire. he doesn't have insurance but through it
all he says he continues to have faith. over 19,000 structures were destroyed by the camp fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in california's history."i have a friend named shane grammar that i've known for several years and he is a great artist. he saw some photos that i posted on facebook of my home and he contacted me about painting something on my fireplace to symbolize that there is still beauty among ashes," edwards said.advertisingedwards says he and his friend grammar are men of faith. grammar got inspiration for the mural from a scripture in the bible, isiah 61 3-4, "to appoint unto them that mourn in zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the lord, that he might be glorified. and they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolation's, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolation's of many generations."the mural on
edwards fireplace is of a beautiful woman, to symbolize that there is still beauty from ashes. the bottom right corner of the fireplace has 'isiah 61: 3-4' written on it. grammar traveled from los angeles to paradise to paint the mural on his friend edwards fireplace on december 31. it took him approximately two hours to complete. it can be seen if you are driving up clark road in paradise."we thought it would be something great to give people a little hope because there's so much destruction ( james )that was nazy javid reporting. grammar says he is interested in painting more murals in paradise. ( james )coming up... steph curry's big party in oakland is tomorrow. when you should start lining up for the free tickets. ( james )plus... a young boy is being praised for his kind heart. we tell you what he decided to do with his life savings-- in order to help people in need.
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( james ) a new app has been released that serves as a tool to warn people about earthquakes. but there is a catch. for now ... the alerts are only being issued in los angeles county.( james ) the shake alert app was developed by the city of los angeles in partnership with a-t and t. the idea is to give people precious extra seconds to get ready when the big one comes. here in the bay area ... u-c berkeley is also working on an early warning app of its own called "my shake".
( james ) that earthquake warning app for the bay area could come as early as the spring. ( darya ) happening today ... free tickets will be handed out for steph curry's big party in oakland. curry is celebrating ten years playing for the warriors. in a post on instagram-- steph said it's the warriors final year in oakland-- and he wants to show appreciation for the city. the free party is happening at the fox
theater.however it is a youth event ... so organizers are asking for high school and college i-d's to get in. tickets are available at curry's pop-up shop on 9th street in downtown oakland starting at noon today. there are a total of 450 tickets available and each person can get up to two. (2-shot) ( james )a little boy is doing something very special. he told his father he wanted to use the money from his savings account... to help people who are homeless.( darya ) at first his dad was a little hesitant.. but changed his mind. katherine bauer has the story. nathan simons: "i'm nervous, dad."this nine-year-old is making a big decision today. nathan simons: "so that's how much you'll be taking out." nathan simons is taking out nearly all the money in his
savings account.banker: "20, 40, 60, 80, 1, 20, 40, 60..." about 150 bucks...plus dad matching dollar for dollar. nathan simons/fourth grader: "i'm donating most of my money from the savings account to christian care down at the homeless shelter."with nearly three hundred dollars in his pocket...nathan simons/fourth grader: "they told me what they needed."and ready to shop. nats "lets go to the shoe section."he's got a list with everything he needs.nathan simons/fourth grader: "we need probably a size 8 1/2 maybe. if they have any."buying half a dozen pairs of shoes... and a bunch of barbecue sauce. nathan simons/fourth grader:"i mean, it feels good. i wish i could have it myself, but i have to think about other people sometimes."and he's got dad to help him stay on budget. nathan simons/fourth grader: "wanna get as much stuff as i can at the most lowest price." spending his life's savings... nathan simons/fourth grader: "it makes me feel happy and proud of myself."and filling up the cart until it's nearly too heavy to steer.nathan
simons:"at least 200 pounds." nathan simons:"it's just hard to give it away. t i'm thinking ahead of myself and thinking about other people." and with everything paid for... father and son are ready to deliver these donations.nats: "you know you're doing an awesome thing, right?"cindi gramenz, development coordinator:"to know that somebody that age is thinking about other people in his community and what they don't have and what he can do for them is pretty amazing." now with these groceries and clothes given away... nathan and his dad are both proud. ethan simons: "yeah you did a my son. not many people can say they emptied their savings account and went shopping for a homeless shelter."and nathan says he want to leave an impression... so others will give, too. ( darya )that was katherine bauer reporting. nathan's older sister is also a marine -- and he wanted to make sure the veterans staying at the shelter... were taken care of as well. ( james ) coming up at 7 o 'clock ... violence breaks out at a mcdonald's ... when a customer grabs a worker. in the next hour ... we'll break down what led up to the fight. (ácommercialá) deal talk. when you're powering up for a video game binge try my new chilli cheese or triple cheese and bacon curly fries for just $3.
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in the real world, some people have taken to social media with the bird box meme challenge -- posting video of themselves walking around blindfolded outside. netflix is discouraging people from engaging in dangerous behavior ( darya ) coming up in the next hour ... we're counting down until the democrats take control of the house with nancy pelosi reclaiming the speaker's gavel. ( darya ) the latest on the investigation into a body found at a livermore land fill. ( darya ) and a bay area family is taking a local hospital to court. details on what led the family to file an elder abuse lawsuit. enamel is the strong, white, outer layer
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speaker again ... as democrats take control of the house today.( james ) this shifts the power dynamic in washington as the government shutdown enters its 13th day. the democratic led congress could hold a vote átoday to fund the government without the president's request of 5- billion dollars for his border wall. the house also expected to hold several hearings and investigations on the trump administration. (ááádoubleboxááá) reporter kristen holmes is live with the latest. while a new congress is sworn in, the battle over funding for president trump's border wall remains at a stalemate and the government shutdown drags on.president donald trump: could be a long time and it could be quickly. lawmakers on both sides saying no