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rampant violence on freeways in the east bay. there have been three separate shootings in a span of three days -- and we are now learning the identity of a woman killed in a shooting on highway four in concord. good evening i'm grant lodes. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. the first shooting happened on eastbound highway four near concord on saturday night-- and the most recent was this morning on interstate 80. the c-h-p just wrapped up a news conference with details of the shootings. kron 4's michelle kingston is live in vallejo the new information. michelle? chp says they've had 185 freeway shootings since november 2015.nine of those shootings have been fatal ... including saturday's shooting. chp investigators say destinee hillery -- a resident of antioch -- was pronounced dead on highway four eastbound at port chicago highway.her
family says she was a beautiful girl with lots of friends and family who loved her.chp believes it was a targeted, gang related shooting.on sunday -- another shooting ... this one on 580 east near airway boulevard.chp says this shooting may have been due to road rage. the victim suffered a non life threatening gun shot wound.and this morning -- on 80 west, just east of mcdonnel avenue ... a suspect fired a round that hit someone's car -- that victim discovered a bullethole in their vehicle and called police.we asked chp today what the public should do to remain safe on our freeways ... officer john fransen, chp golden gatewe just asked that people remain vigilent in certain cases where these incidences caused by road rage we just ask people to slow down drive safe remain vigilant chp says all three shootings were targeted ... and none of them are related.no arrests have been made.live in vallejo michelle kingston kron 4 news
(grant) the investigation into saturday's highway shooting that look the life of a 25 year antioch woman... may end up benefitting from a network of cameras that have been installed along highway 4 and interstate 80. as kron4's maureen kelly reports... there is still work to do on this project... that has been years in the making. today caltrans crews work to replace the guardrail that was crashed into when 25 year old destinee hillary's silver honda plowed into saturday after 2pm on the willow pass off ramp of eastbound 4....it was after officers responded to the crash that they found bullet holes in her car..... it's a freeway that now has more eyes on it.....because of a network of equiptment meant to aid investigators it's up on highway 4 and highwaty 80 and it's called our freeway security network systemthey include cameras.....shot spotter technology and liscense plate readers...that were put in place after a number of shootings on freeways in the east bay....they are also in place on the highway 80 corridor
....althought law enforcement won't specify how many there are...or where they are placed for security reasons.our cameras that originally on the freeway are usually just ribs are in traffic what's congested what's not, these cameras that of been installed on the corner of 80 and highway four are specifically designed to pinpoint gunshots that'll give us a more accurate location of where this occurredit's a network that's been coming together over the last several years.....right now the wireless backbone of the system is going in....which will send all of the intel being picked up into a central command center in pittsburg. the system is expected to be fully operational in june....and it won't end there...mary knox the senior deputy district attorney for contra conta county tells me she is continuign to apply for state and federal grants in order to get more equiptment installed...and continue increasing coverage on the roadways.....maureen kelly kron4 news.
following. in the wake of this now viral video from t-m-z. calls are mounting for giants c-e-o larry baer to be disciplined.(vicki) several groups and now even the mayor of san francisco are weighing in ...on what action should be taken. kron-4's dan kerman joins us live from oracle park... with more the calls for punishment against larry baer are mounting following this very public physical altercation between the giants president and his wife.monday san francisco mayor london breed issued a statement saying "major league baseball needs to send a message that any and all acts of violence against women is unacceptable....while mr. baer has apologized and expressed remorse for his behavior, it does not excuse his actions and it does not erase what transpired. the mayor's statement follows a letter written to major league baseball on friday by a bay area coalition advocating an end to violence against women.
sot andrea shorter/do what's right mlb coalition :34in the letter titled do what's right mlb, the coalition calls on the commissioner to issue a 1. public reprimand, a 2. significant suspension , a 3. substantial financial penalty , and 4. requirement to complete treatment for domestic violence sot kathy black/la casa de las madres 1:01major league baseball is currently investigating the incident and didn't respond to our request for comment. as for the giants they issued a statement saying "we we value the sentiments and perspectives expressed.... we take this matter very seriously and we appreciate their concerns. because it is currently under review, we have no further comment at this time."as for baer he remains on indefintie leave from the giants organization.
(vicki) a popular bay area principal remains on life support after being shot... allegedly by his own wife, who is now behind bars at school today...teachers and students were both shocked to learn what happened kron4's haaziq madyun has the story get well letters, thoughts and prayers are going out to principal paul shatswell from his students and teachers here at pittsburg adult education centernats/reading get well letter"get better paul we love you. god bless. from room 26"
pittsburg police investigators say shatswell was critical wounded when he was allegedly shot by his wife during a domestic violence incident at their home over the weekendsot sot nats/reading get well letter "this one says dear paul you are our hearts. please get better. may god give you relief and bring you home safely">45-year-old paul shatswell is pittsburg native and a father of eight. his wife, 39-year-old maria vides was arrested and booked in county jail for attempted murder...in pittsburg haaziq madyun krom4news (anchor1) (anchor1) taking a live
look outside-- our sutro camera looking at the golden gate bridge. (anchor 2) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous day with mostly sunny skies early but then the fog returned. the doppler is showing no rain around the state. low clouds and fog will move into the bay and local valleys. on the satellite you can see the next storm headed our way. tomorrow we will see patchy fog give way to increasing clouds late. rain will move in tomorrow night and continue on wednesday.
another storm will arrive late on friday with showers lingering into saturday. (grant) (grant) coming up... a warning after a huge credit card skimming ring was busted in sacramento. what we're learning tonight as investigators try to figure out if the bay area was targeted. (vicki) plus... another suspected terror attack overseas. details as police in netherlands arrested a man accused of opening fire inside a busy tram. (grant) plus... a
(vicki) a big story tonight... higay 17 in the south bay is more than living up to it's reputation as one of bay area's nastiest commutes.(grant) (grant) there has been a recent spike in crashes along that stretch of highway. kron four's rob fladeboe joins us live from los gatos with the details. rob? (rob is live) four crashes a
day. that is what has been happening here on highway 17 so far this year. the weather has been a factor but it's not the only factor. here's more... looking back on the wet, wintry months of january and february there were no fewer than 228 crashes on highway 17 between los gatos and scotts valley. that's the most in a decade and triple the rate on other state roads wth similar traffic patterns according to the group "safe on 17." several people were injured and three people died, which is often the number of fatalities in an entire year. bad weather and slick pavement may be to blame for many of the crashes but too often, accidents are caused when drivers are simply going too fast for conditions says the chp's julieta trenado.juileta trenado/chp "...upon further investigation most o these accidents are due to people speeding and following too closely so we do encourage people to reduce speed especially on the downhill grades..."most of the crashes are occurring on the downhill curves within a mile of the summit in either direction. the chp has stepped enforcement in recent years and caltrans has added extra signs, new turn lanes, wider shoulders skid resistant pavement and other safety measures. another problem is distracted drivingaccording to some of the 63,000 people who drive highway 17 on any given
day. lot of distracteddriving going on...definitely..." "...there are just so many people who are involved in their phones or their radios or their conversations that it's difficult for them to pay attention to their driving...". (grant) developing news tonight... a new report says the f-a-a is now being investigated over the embattled boeing seven-37 max planes. the wall street journal reports the transportation department's inspector general has opened a probe into the f-a-a's approval of the plane. the probe will reportedly focus on an automatic safety system implicated in last october's crash of a boeing seven-37 max jet near indonesia. it's not known if last week's fatal crash of a similar plane in ethiopia will play a part in this probe. in the meantime, all boeing seven-37 max planes were grounded last week. (grant) lyft could raise more than two billion dollars as it gets set to go public. (grant) (grant) week.grounded last .
. . .driving..."attention to their driving...". (grant) (grant) developing news tonight... a new report says the f-a-a is now being investigated over the embattled boeing seven-37 max planes. the wall street journal reports the transportation department's inspector general has opened a probe into the f-a-a's approval of the plane. the probe will reportedly focus on an automatic safety system implicated in last october's
crash of a boeing seven-37 max jet near indonesia. it's not known if last week's fatal crash of a similar plane in ethiopia will play a part in this probe. in the meantime, all boeing seven-37 max planes were grounded last week. (grant) lyft could raise more than two billion dollars as it gets set to go public. the san francisco company is setting a price-range for its initial public offering... and it expects to sell stock between 62 and 68 dollars a share. while lyft has been a fast-growing business... it's also has a history of losing money. lyft hit two- point-two billion dollars in revenue in 20-18... but its net-loss climbed to 911- million dollars the same year. lyft's top rival-- 'uber' is also expected to go public sometime this year. (vicki) for your money tonight... authorities have busted a large west coast credit card "skimming" ring in sacramento. and there's a chance it could have reached the bay area. emily maher explains how the devices work.
sgt. shaun hampton/ sacramento county sheriff's department "they plant a camera that gives them a view of the pinpad where potential victim would punch in their pin number."this is video from one of those cameras.deputies found it while searching the suspects' apartment.sgt. shaun hampton/ sacramento county sheriff's department"it's a small pinhole camera. very hard to detect, unless you know what you're looking for." after the man installs the camera at the a-t-m he comes back to add the skimming device.sgt. shaun hampton/
sacramento county sheriff's department"and they were basically setting up shop here in sacramento to do this operation."these four men are accused of stealing credit card information from at least (vicki) that was emily maher reporting. the sheriff's office says it's working with its federal partners to figure out just how far this a.t.m.-skimming operation expands. (anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our
weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous day with mostly sunny skies early but then the fog returned. the doppler is showing no rain around the state. low clouds and fog will move into the bay and local valleys. on the satellite you can see the next storm headed our way. tomorrow we will see patchy fog give way to increasing clouds late. rain will move in tomorrow night and continue on wednesday. another storm will arrive late on friday with showers lingering into saturday. (vicki) still ahead...
how would you like it if your neighbor's home looked like this...? details on the lawsuit filed against the owner of filed against saturday.lingering into with showers late on friday with showers lingering into saturday. (vicki) still ahead... how would you like it if your neighbor's home looked like this...? details on the lawsuit filed against the owner of the iconic flinstones house on the peninsula. (grant) plus... the
weekend tweetstormalong with senator mccain, the president targeted saturday night live, general motors and the auto workers union.a record 29 tweets and retweets on sunday alone ... and worth noting, not one of them about the mass murder of muslims in new zealand. live from new york it's saturday night...the president went after the nbc comedy show where he is frequently mocked ... suggesting that the f=c=c investigate its political bias and accusing late night hosts of colluding with russia. typing sfxgeneral motors and its workers are also in collusion, the president tweeted, in shutting down the lordstown car factory.typing sfxbut it was his tweets about john mccain that drew the biggest response... he accused the late arizona senator of leaking a dosisier about trump's ties to the russian government to try to harm trump's chances ahead of the 2016 electionmccain said he passed the document along to the fbi after the election.the
tweet also falsely claimed that mccain was last in his class at annapolis.mccain's daughter meghan, a co-host on "the view," compared her family to the president's. "your life is spent on your weekends, not with your family, not with your friends but obsessing over great men you could never live up to." the husband of white house counselor kelleyann conway suggested that the president's daylong twitter rant fits the definition of a narcissitic personality disorder:"a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration and lack of empathy. his wife disagreed."no, i don't share those concerns ." those concerns ." (grant) the president did mention the new zealand killings in a tweet this morning ... saying "the fake news media is working overtime to blame me for the horrible attack." the president had been named by the accused shooter as a symbol of renewed white identity . (vicki) next at 5:30... today marks one year since stephon clark was shot and killed by police in sacramento. hear how the d-a continues to be criticized
nine others inside a tram. police have arrested the man suspected of opening fire, and are investigating a possible terrorist motive for the deaths.(vicki) omar jimenez is in washington to explain how the united states is taking note of the security concerns around the world. fear inside a dutch tram as a gunman opens fire.police arrested a 37-year-old man -- gokmen tanis (gehk-man tahn- ish) -- for the deadly attack. dutch police: "one of the scenarios is that it's terrorism, but we're not sure." the shooting in the netherlands happening just three days after the deadliest terror attack in new zealand's history.investigators say 28-year-old brenton harrison tarrant -- an australian -- targeted two mosques in christchurch.50 people lost their lives.just before the