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(pam)later>(pam) tomorrow marks one year since the shooting that left three women dead inside a yountville home for veteran's. good evening i'm pam moore. (catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for ken wayne. the victims are still coping with the violence that rocked the quiet north bay town. kron-on anchor ryan o'donnell joins us now to show us how the community is healing. (ryan) tomorrow, yountville will hold a discharged from a residential treatment facility. in this exclusive report... kron- on's terisa estacio takes a trip to the "pathway home..."
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impact it's had on the community. (take pkg) it's hard to believe it has been a year, it has been a very challenging year. a challenging year - where three three women, including one that was pregnant all died at the hands of a disturbed and angry gunman.i met with larry kamer in yountville down the street form the veterans home where the shooting occured last march.larry -was one of many family members who got the call after gun shots pierced the normally tranquil setting. in a matter of minutes, the sancturay for those who served our country became more like a battlefield, as dozens of law enforcement including the fbi descended on the campus. larry. some people are very angry, some pe dealing with trauma, ptsd, that arounse from the incident, some asking queswtions about how it could have happened.despite a year ri 48, dr. jennifer gray les shushereba, 32 who was 7 months pregannt were killed when gunman albert wong, a former patient burst into the
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treatment facility located in the madison building. a party was going on at the time. wong zeroed in on the three women that had been a part of his care. he let several others go... including kamer's wife.kamer. 51:34. you know, i think, she like the other three women were fortunatley allowed to leave before the shooting started. they are all dealing with one form of trauma or ptsd or another. and that's not the kind of thing that goes away overnight. the campus was on lockdown that fatal day for hours, as hostage negotiators attempted to get wong to surrender and let the women go free. the pathway home specialized in treating vets and working through their issues to try and have them return to civilian life. dr. loeber was handling hands on care. wong, reportedly struggled with following the protocol set expelled.as for the pathway home, it is now gone from the site... closing it's doors this past summer.on saturday, in yountville there will also be a special service to reflect back on that fateful day.in yountville, terisa
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estacio kron four news (ryan) the ceremony will the the ceremony will take place at the 'veterans memorial park' in yountville... tomorrow at noon. the event is open to the public... and we'll be streaming the nyiv to watch -- all you have to do is download the kron-on app. and subscribe to get the 'only' local news, streaming 24 hours a day. (catherine) a deadly bike crash this morning in san francisco is leading to more calls to action for bicycle and pedestrian safety... police say a cyclist died in a
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crash involving a truck in the area of sixth and howard streets. a viewer shared this video from the scene. police haven't yet released the identity of the victim. they're still investigating what happened. city leaders - including mayor london breed - saymore must be done to improve safety. (catherine)san francisco supervisor matt haney - who represents the soma area - tweeted today that it's "infuriating that we haven't done more to make our streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians on howard and throughout the city.' he added...' i fully support the bike coalition's demand for protected bike lanes in this corridor--and other high injury networks in district 6-- immediately." (pam) in the south bay... a stanford lecturer is behind bars ... for allegedly peeping into several homes ... while naked. police say, he was caught in the act on neighborhood doorbell cameras...as kron4's sara stinson reports now ... this is not the first time he has been caught doing this sort of thing.
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this not the first time the stanford lecturer and prestigious musician has been arrested for prowling, but the latest time was caught on camera at home here on meadowslands lane. you can see mark veregge in this video walking naked in front of the home. he knocked on the front door looked through a window and then fled the scene. san jose police say between feburary 15th and march fifth veregge committed several acts of indecent exposure. one of the times veregge was captured on video wearing a dress as he approached another home here on meadowlands lane where police say he exposed himself and ran away. the video helped police identify the 60-year- old. take a look at his picture now - he has been arrested on multiple counts of misdeamnor of peeping and prowling. a faced back in 20-17 for prowling. the julliard trained musician has been apart of the california symphony and opera san jose. people we have talked with in the past have said they were bewildered that he would do this... veregge is now at the santa clara county jail. live in san jose, sara stinson, kron four news.
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four news. stinson, kron four news. (catherine) developing news... the mental competency of the man charged with a deadly stabbing on a bart platform-- remains unresolved. 28-year-old john cowell is accused of killing 18-year-old nia wilson at the macarthur bart station in july. a judge suspended the legal proceedings -- saying there's substantial evidence that cowell is mentally incompetent to stand trial. in a hearing today-- one doctor clai another doctor said he was not able to conclude cowell's mental competency. next week, a judge will decide if he'll appoint a third psychiatrist.
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a live look outside right now... as we get our first look as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: we had a few showers and a little sunshine today with cool highs in the 50s. we continue to see a few showers on doppler radar and more snow in the sierra. on the satellite you can see another storm coming our way. more heavy rain is way tomorrow morning. clouds will increase tonight with showers developing by early morning.
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(pam) jussie (pam) jussie smollett is facing more than a dozen felony charges right now. the santa rosa born "empire" actor after police say, he lied about being the victim of a violent hate crime. in january, smollett told police, two men attacked him in chicago ---shouting racist and homophobic slurs -- even tying a noose around his neck. but just a couple weeks later-- police say , they got new
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evidence... and suspected smollett knew the men he claimed attacked him-- and allegedly paid them to stage the attack. smollett says he is innocent. he is scheduled to be arraigned march 14th. (catherine) tonight there's an ongoing search for the personwho's throwing things at cars...on a south bay highway. it's happened over several months along a stretch of highway 152. now the c-h-p is intensifying its search before someone is seriously hurt. kron-4's rob fladeboe has more from santa clara county.
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(catherine) the c-h-p says the person they're searching for is a middle aged white man... with a thin build... and shoulder length hair. anyone with information is being askedto contact the c-h-p immediately. coming up... a day to honor the achievements of women and girls all around the world ... we'll look at a local observance. for the first time
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ever, the european union placing new travel requirements on u.s. visitors to nearly 30- countries .. details on what and when the new rules kick in.. ahead.. and a young local girl inspires basketball great steph curry to make an important change in his product line ... details - next.
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these aren't just any basketball steph curry's signat and the latest version - -- was inspired by a 9 year old napa girl named riley...who helped design them the shoe was fittingly
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unveiled today... on international women's day... kron 4's gayle ong is live at oracle arena with more. gayle? warriors star steph curry is paying homage to a nine year old napa girl on international womens day..today (friday)..was the big reveal of the √°special√° curry 6 shoe that riley morrison designed herself..the shoe is called the curry 6 "united we win" comes in deep purple and white in honor of all women around the world who are using their voice for equality.we first introduced you to morrison in november when she wrote curry a letter..asking why his under armor shoes are not made for girls..she also plays basketball...and just wanted new girls shoes for the new season..promised her change...a since then, she has recieved two pairs of new sneakers..she was one of the first kids to get the curry 6 shoes..a
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christmas gift from curry himself...we saw her wearing them in january when he released them as he was throwing a big party in oakland..at the time to show his gratitude to all his fans.. and today - a celebration honoring all the women... inspired by a letter...now turned into a movement..riley morrison: it's been amazing. it's a really special experience. i never imagined that this would happen. i'm really happy i wrote that letter. and i really happy that he wrote back
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(catherine) again - it's international woman's day. it's a day that celebrates women's achievements and also marks a call for action to help promote gender equality. kron4's maureen kelly was with san francisco's mayor - as she addressed an all girl's grade school.. the purpose of today is to have hope, to realize times of changed are changing for the better and to be motivated to push forward to change ourselves upper classmen started the international's woman's day assembly at a ing t classmates that the world can be a tough place for women.abia outside without a male guardian. in malta manner allowed to kidnap a woman if he has the intent to marry her
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a seventh grader hoping to break in music shared her research on pay inequity in that industry. on average women made $20,000 less than men another reminded the audience of far women have come in this country.150 years ago people thought it was improper for women to give a speech well look where i am now when mayor london breed entered to the auditorium.... the students of katherine delmar burke school gave her a standing ovation..... make sure that you reach for the stars that you fill it in your heart and you focus on doing the best you can in school the best you can in life, because if you want to be a scientist if you wanna be mayor if you want to start your own company or be a musician you can do it. it's really in a credible honor to be the first african-american woman to serve as mayor and the first woman yearlanting seeds of inspiration to grow the female leaders of the future.mauree maureen kelly of the future.maureen kelly kron4 news.
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(pam) more than 1-point-8 million dollars. that is how much it cost california taxpayers in legal costs.... from sexual harassment investigations. the associated press obtained the records through the legislative open records act. it found -- the state senate spent 1.25 million ... and the assembly 571-thousand dollars ... during 20-18 and the first month of this year. during that time -- at least nine current or former lawmakers faced allegations of misconduct. neither chamber provided specifics numbers on how many investigations were paid for. let's take a look outside meteorologist lawrence karnow: 50s. we continue to see a few e showers on doppler radar and more snow in the sierra. on the satellite you can see another storm coming our way. more heavy rain is headed our way tomorrow morning. clouds will increase tonight with showers developing by early
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morning. coming up at 6:45... spring forward - fall back' .. it's time to reset our clocks again, but one state legislator is tired of the back and forth... he's pushing legislation to leave the clocks alone... everyone wants relief everyone clocks alone...leave the early morning. developing by showers developing by early morning.
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coming up at
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6:45... spring forward - fall back' .. it's time to reset our clocks again, but one state legislator is tired of the back and forth... he's pushing legislation to leave the clocks alone... everyone wants relief from traffic congestion.. and now one section of the bay area will be getting some .. we'll tell you where new express lanes will help speed up your trip.. details next. the ross spring dress event is here-finally! so you can say yes to the biggest selection of the season. yes! seriously, 20 to 60 percent off department store prices! more new dre
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great minds shop alike? yes. that's yes for less. yep! yes, yes, yes ,yes, yes... yes. seriously, 20 to 60 percent off department store prices every day. at ross. yes for less. (catherine) much needed
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relief -- is coming to the dreaded highway 101 corridor. today, cal-trans broke ground on the 32-mile stretch of express lanes planned for the freeway. they'll extend from san bruno to sunnyvale.you can see the existing h-o-v lanes in red... and the proposed express lane in blue... stretching from north of s-f-o all the way down to mountain view. kron four's philippe djegal has the story.. (philippe) the california department of transportation says each week... some two 567-million dollar project friday in san mateo. the express lanes will stretch a total of 32 miles... connecting san mateo and santa clara counties. cal-trans t for the project as well as convert existing carpool lanes. this is all part of a broader goal to bring the network of express lanes in the bay area to 600-miles by the year 20-35. once complete, drivers will be able to access the express lanes on both the north and southbound lanes of the freeway. in san mateo, philippe djegal, kron four news. (pam)
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four news. djegal, kron mateo, philippe in san mateo, philippe djegal, kron four news. (pam) coming up next at 6:30 president trump tours the disaster area in alabama.and pays his respects to people who lost their lives in last weekend's tornados.
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coming up in sports, a big the warriors at oracle... as they face a denver team that's itching to supplant them for first place out west. mark carpenter has a preview ....and more after the break. that's just ahead.
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(pam) president trump and first lady melania trump... on the ground in alabama today -- visiting the crosses that serve as memorials to the 23- people killed in the deadliest tornado outbreak in
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nearly 6- years. (catherine) the president saw the damage from the air....flying over lee county, alabama in a helicopter. reporter kristen holmes has more on his visit -- as the community mourns the nearly two dozen people who were killed. presidt tornado outbreak.pres. donald trump: "we saw things that you wouldn't believe. here it is." the first family touring parts of lee county.meeting with people impactede e-f 4 tornado-- as well as families who lost loved ones.23 people were killedparts of the community - destroyed.pres. donald trump: "a lot of folks get aid and we're providing all of the aid//we love you all, we thank you all. we love the state of al."the president spending time with governor kay ivey...and first responders pres. donald trump: "i just wanna thank you for the job you do, you're incredible people."and reiterating his commitment to help with the recovery process.on tuesday - president trump declared the situation a 'major disaster' -- ordering federal aid to the state.flags are flying at half staff a cross alabama until sundown sunday.honoring the
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lives lost.... ranging in age of six to 89.the youngest victim - 6-year-old armando 'a'j' hernandez.as residents grieve -- and start the recovery process- they are facing another threat of severe weather this weekend. though weather experts say the danger is not as great as last weekend.in washington, i'm kristen holmes reporting. (pam) california will 'not' get hundreds of millions of dollars in federal dollars in millions of hundreds of will 'not' get california (pam) reporting.

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