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who had an illegal weapon on campus when it happened. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. nats/demonstrators"no justice! no peace""no racist police"the black student union here at uc berkeley organized this demonstration to bring attention to what they say is uc police arresting a pair of cal students and a ucsf student on campus on march 8th 2019. according to uc police on that date two of their officers were responding to the report of someone being in possession of a stun device which they say is unlawful on campus. uc police say when the officers tried to confiscate the stun device a struggle took place ending with the students being arrestedsotthese bsu student demonstrators and their supporters agreesot sotsome students question why they are not allowed to have stun devices on campussot
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important especially as women we have to be able to protect ourselves especially walking back from campus to housing"> uc berkeley released a statement that reads in part... "we recognize this arrest has become a racial issue for some of our community members. we are committed to supporting a fair and thorough investigation, and to taking the steps necessary to maintain a relationship of trust with our community and our guests, while ensuring their safety"the demonstration lasted a couple of hours and ended peacefully...on the cal campus in berkeley haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) a pittsburg principal ... allegedly shot by his wife ... is in a coma because of a brain injury and paralysis. that is according to the contra costa county district attorney's office.. which just charged his wife with attempted murder.attempted wife with kron4newshaaziq madyun in berkeley haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) a pittsburg principal ... allegedly shot by his wife ... is in a coma
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because of a brain injury and paralysis. that is according to the contra costa county district attorney's office.. which just charged his wife with attempted murder. paul shatswell was shot over the weekend.. during a domestic violence incident. now, his wife - maria vides - is officially charged with attempted murder. the felony charge comes with two enhancements... that includes causing great bodily injury causing a brain injury and paralysis. 45- year old shatswell is the principal at the pittsburg adult education center. on monday- teachers and students there were disturbed to hear what happened... saying their campus community is tight knit and like a family. tonight... police in petaluma are investigating the beating of a man as a possible hate crime.(pam) the incident occurred right in the downtown area. police say hate crimes in the area... are highly unusual kron 4's dan kerman is live there tonight with more... dan? it's here in petaluma's downtown area where police say
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a man was attacked and now they are investigating it as a possible hate crime. police say two saturdays ago a white couple exited this restaurant about 9 in the evening, and as they walked to their car a block away, the man was attacked by 4-5 african american men. sot lt. tim lyons/petaluma police :18 facila injuries broken bones to the face, brusing and some other contusions to his face. the 60 year old victim, who was hospitalized for two days, maintains the assault near the intersection of petaluma boulevard north and mary street was unprovoked and racially motivated based on what was said to him before the attacksot the derogatory statement mentioned his race and he believes it was racially motivated the assault and thats why we are investigating it as a hate crime.petaluma police have so far not been able to find surveillance video of the attack and they are also trying to clear up some statements made by the victim's female companion.sot there are a couple of inconsistancies with the statement the person he was with that we are trying to clarify and we are trying to locate the suspects.neither the victim or his companion could provide a good description of the suspects
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other than they were driving an emerald green honda civic. (ken) a repeat d-u-i offender will spend 21 years to life in prison in a crash that killed a mother and her seven year old daughter. 26 year old jose lopez-perez was driving under the
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influence on highway 12 the morning of november 14 20-17. his truck crossed over the center line. and collided head on with the victim's car. 27 year old estefania soto was driving her daughter kaliyah to school at the time. soto was killed instantly. kaliyah was pulled from the car by good samaritans. but later died at the hospital. lopez-perez was found to have a blood alcohol level of point one seven. more than double the legal limit. he was charged with murder because of a prior d-u-i conviction. . tonight, we are learning new details in the case against a hillsborough couple charged with fraud and conspiracy .... in connection with the nationwide college admission cheating scandal. kron 4's maureen kelly reports... they are alleged to have paid with over a half million dollars worth of facebook stock... in order to get two of their daughters into elite schools. here's the profile picture of bruce and davina isackson's daughter lauren....from the ucla women's soccer team
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roster....under her bio it states in not only that she was team captain for the woodside soccer club for 4 years....but was selected mvp in 2015. but according to the current head coach of that club....we haven't been able to find anybody who is aware of her as a player at woodside soccer club according to the court documents detailing the allegations against her parents....rick singer...the alleged ringleader of this nationwide scheme....told law enforcement that the isacksons agreed to use bribery to secure her admission to an elite school ....singer using a falsified soccer profile to do so. and in 2016 the father transfered over a quarter of a million dollars in facebook stock to singer's charitable foundation. we always tell our players hey your best is always good enough for us apparently in this situation lauren isaacson's bus was not good enough for somebody so they had to falsify her profile and unfortunately named woodside soccer club as a part of itand over the next two years isackson allegedly transfered more stock...over 350-thousand dollars worth....paying singer to enter into a college cheating scheme for a younger daughter....and to secure a her admission into usc as a rowing recruit....even though that wasn't her sport. during a wiretap...singer idenfied in
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the documents as cooperating witness one....told the father that his foundation was being audited ....and "what i've told them so far is that 600k plus has actually gone to pay for our foundation for underserved kids."to which isackson replied "uh-huh"he went on to say..."i did take a write off for those yes."the news of the audit apparently spooked the isackson's ...according to these court documents....when allegdly discussing entering into a college entrance exam cheating scheme for a third child....the father said....i think we'll definitely pay cash this time....."no one answered the door at the isackson's hillborough home...and a young woman driving away in a porche....would not acknowlegde my questions. maureen kelly kron4 news. (ken) today tens of thousands of university of california workers walked off the job for a one day strike. they
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are protesting what they say are cutbacks on benefits and the flattening of wages. hundreds of members of the u-c research and technical workers union walked the picket lines on the u-c campus along parnassus in san francisco today. they were joined in a statewide sympathy strike by the healthcare workers union and patient care worker union. negotiations with the u-c... have been ongoing over the last two years.
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forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: we started with plenty of clouds and rain this morning making for a difficult commute. by the afternoon the clouds had parted and the sunshine returned but it was much cooler. highs today were in the 50s and 60s. on the radar you can see more showers and thunderstorms across the state. the rain will decrease overnight but another storm is not far away. tomorrow will be mostly dry with a slight chance of coastal showers. highs will be in the 50s to mid 60s. storm clouds will return on friday with rain and gusty winds. showers will linger into saturday morning. more rain is expected next week.
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(pam) house speaker nancy pelosi has a new plan to week.expected next rain is expected next week. week. (pam) house speaker nancy pelosi has a new plan to help dreamers. we will have details on the new bill.. aimed at helping young immigrants who came here through no fault of their own. (ken) the european union has handed down another massive fine against google... just as the company google... just as the company is appealing two earlier heavy fines. (pam) up next: an east bay city is hoping it has found a way to stop side shows. the simple little device that could bring spinning donuts.. to a screeching halt.
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(pam) in contra costa county ... the public works department is making an attempt to break up the illegal sideshows ... which keep happening on which keep sideshows ... which keep happening on the backroads in martinez. today, public works crews showed kron four's philippe djegal a new measure they are testing out -- to prevent drivers from spinning donuts. (philippe) side shows are not unique to san francisco, oakland or san jose... they happen all over. they're dangerous and potentially deadly. they type of risk that has been carried out here in martinez
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for quite some time... which is why the contra costa county public works department is trying something different... something out of the box, to combat the problem.steve padilla/public works- "this is a first of its kind, uh project, uh, not only in contra costa county, but i believe in the bay area." last week, at the intersection of alhambra valley and bear creek roads... public works installed about 100 raised pavement markers where the roads divide. they're about six inches wide and an inch and three quarters high. the domes won't stop people from driving over them... but doing so could damage your car's alignment. the domes will also help lessen the thick streaks typically left on roads associated with side shows.steve padilla/public works- "as the car is turning, they're going to hit these ride. uh, and you know, they wanna be able to, you know, to do the cookies and to turn in a way, uh, that they're unimpeded and these raised markers are going to impede that and so we're hoping that, um, they won't be able to do the way they want to do it, uh, with these raised markers." improvements have also been made to the shoulder lanes... making them more
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visible. public works says this is a relatively inexpensive pilot project. they'll work with law enforcement to determine if they work. and, if they do, this set-up may be replicated elsewhere. in martinez, philippe djegal, kron four news. (ken) a new era began today in the world of entertainment and media. disney's acquisition of much of what was 21st century fox became official this morning. under the 71 billion dollar deal, disney now controls fox's movie and t-v studios, as well as fox's 30 percent stake in streaming giant hulu. the move means more content for disney, which looks to launch its own subscription streaming service later this year. what remains of 21st century fox will live on as the "fox corporation." that company will control the fox broadcasting network, fox news channel and dozens of local t-v stations. disney is
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also currently in the process of selling more than 20 fox regional sports channels as part of the deal. (pam) the european union is going after google again ... this time for nearly 1-point- 7 -billion dollars. the e-u says, the tech giant committed numerous anti- trust violations... when it came to online advertising. specifically, the e-u accused google of imposing a number of restrictive clauses with third- party websites ...... preventing google's rivals from placing their search ads on those sites. this is the third massive fine the e-u has imposed on google in as many years. google is appealing the first two fines. the company has not yet responded to today's decision. (ken) house democrats are rallying support for an immigration bill which would grant a pathway to citizenship for "dreamers." the dream "dreamers." the dream and promise act would provide permanent protection and a path to citizenship for "dreamers,"- children who were brought to the u-s illegally. (pam) capitol bureau
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correspondent anna wiernicki (war-nik-ee) reports, house speaker nancy pelosi is calling on both parties ... to pass the bill when members of congress returns to washington next week. énancy pelosi: "si se puede!" anna wiernicki: house speaker nancy pelosi wants congress to protect dreamers, for good. nancy pelosi: this legislation, the dream and now dream and promise act, is urgent for our country. anna wiernicki: democrats introduced "the dream and promise act" last week. the bill provides a pathway to citizenship for so-called "dreamers," children brought to the u.s. illegally.lloyd doggettu.s. congressman, d-texastake cg @ 0:22-0:30 these young people have so much to contribute to our country, they've already cleared a criminal background check and they deserve some certainty. anna wiernicki: texas congressman lloyd doggett says the bill would also provide protections for
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people with temporary protected status and those covered by deferred enforced departure.lloyd doggett: they have worked so hard in texas, across the country here in washington. they deserve that. //jerry nadler: we will pass it. we will do justice.anna wiernicki (stand up) @annaewiernickitake cg @ 0:47- 0:54new york democrat jerry nadler says he is confident the bill will pass the democrat-controlled housebut knows getting it through the republican senate may be difficult.jerry nadleru.s. congressman, d-new yorktake cg @ 0:55-1:01we will see what we can do to see that the united states senate upholds the greatness of this country.anna wiernicki: senate republicans say they are reluctant to support a stand alone bill because the president won't sign it. president trump is firm that any immigration bill must áalso include funding for border securityástill optimistic.nancy pelosi: right now we are in a little bit of a difficult situation, but we shall overcome.anna wiernicki: pelosi says the house is expected to vote on the bill in may.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast... lawrence karnow: we started with plenty of clouds and rain this morning making for a difficult commute. by the
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afternoon the clouds had parted and the sunshine returned but today were in the 50s and 60s. on the radar you can see more showers and thunderstorms across the state. the rain will decrease overnight but another storm is not far away. tomorrow will be mostly dry with a slight chance of coastal showers. highs will be in the 50s to mid 60s. storm clouds will return on friday with rain and gusty winds. showers will linger into saturday morning. more rain is expected next week. (ken) today -- starbucks announced it will begin testing new will begin announced it starbucks (k) (ken) today -- starbucks
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announced it will begin testing new compostable cups in san francisco. on the outside-- the compostable cup looks just like starbucks' current paper cup. but on the inside-- starbucks has replaced its plastic liner with a biodegradable one. the cups are also being tested in new york, seattle, vancouver, and london. today the company also revealed that its new recyclable strawless lids will roll out to all stores in the u-s and canada over the next year. (pam) coming up tonight at 6:45... we are going to take you to the place where the american women's rights movement began... where there is even a hall of fame. (ken)and up next...a new link between two crashed boeing planes...and an american hero asking the government to do more to protect airplane passengers.
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ten years ago, writes in ten years ago, writes in marketwatch that the blame... should be placed on the overly - cozy relationship between the government and boeing. french investigators are going over the black box recovered at the scene where a boeing 737-8 max crashed in ethiopia ten days ago. today... they're saying there áare clear similarities to the lion air plane that careened into the sea off the coast of indonesia less than six months ago. all 189 people on board that lion air 7-3-7 max 8 jet died. the apparent reason: a faulty sensor... prompted the plane's computer to override the pilot controls
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and send the plane into an uncontrollable dive. the technology, installed only in the latest 737 model, was approved not by the government, but by boeing engineers themselves. in captain sullenberg's words, "there simply are not nearly enough f=a=a employees to do this important work in-house." boeing says it has a fix for the software glitch, and hopes to have the planes back in the air by the end of next month. but that plan is already running into some turbulence. the wall street journal reports that a federal prosecutor has launched a criminal investigation. a grand jury in washington state has issued a subpoena to at least one person involved in the plane's development. transportation secretary elaine chao has asked for a formal audit of the certification process for the max planes. and a senate committee scheduled a hearingg for next week to grill officials from the n=t=s=b, the f=a=a and the department of transportation. (grant) europe's air safety organization it will no longer automatically approve every airliner okayed by the f=a=a.
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that means the new 737's could be banned from transatlanti uil authorities there are convinced of their airworthiness. (ken)coming up next at 6:30 california's mayors meet california's mayors meet with governor newsom to come up with ways to ease the state's homeless crisis. we'll tell you why some mayors say they're encouraged. (pam) coming up in sports .... the oakland a's opened the baseball season in japan. hear how the team did and more.. with kate rooney.
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(pam) california's big city mayors met with the governor today ... to talk about tackling the state's homelessness problem. (ken) capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains what the mayor's are hoping for when the state budget is finalized in may. "the budget just changed." governor gavin newsom's conclusion after meeting with the state's big city mayors on california's homelessness issue. "it's not just about more money, it's about reprioritizing some of those investments." the governor didn't give specifics wednesday but he had originally budgeted $500 million dollars for homeless emergency shelters, navigation centers and supportive housing state-wide. the big city mayors are hoping for more... ((darrell steinberg - sacramento mayor)) "the emphasis this year is going to be to focus as much attention on prevention and early
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intervention." mayors from the

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