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investigators about the big rig crash that killed a motorcyclist yesterday. we know investigators found a person they believe be the driver. good evening. i am ken wayne. >> and i am julie haener. new developments in the investigation of the deadly crash. ktvu's noelle walker is live in hayward where she learned vealingers found the big rig -- investigators found the big rig. >> reporter: those photos helped the chp identify the trucking company and then identify the driver of the truck they believe collided with the motorcycle. they spoke to the driverb and told us -- driver and told us the driver knew something happened but it is unclear whether or not he knew he hit anyone or whether or not he knew and kept going. >> we are trying to determine if this was a hit and run or a possible misunderstanding. >> reporter: chp investigators want you to look at the photos
of the big rig. it is a white cap with red trim. the second photo shows it has two chrome colored tanks. it was in the eastbound lanes on mission boulevard west of warm springs road when the motorcycle and the truck came in contact causing the motorcyclist's death. investigators want anyone who witnessed the crash to call chp. >> it is important because if they do remember seeing the vehicle in the area it may jog some memories and may bring forward new facts. >> reporter: here is another look at the photos. investigators don't know which of the vehicles hit the other. in other words who is responsible for the accident. they are still doing interviews, talking to the driver and trying to piece together a time line and figure out whether or not a crime was committed. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2
news. we are learning new information on the wildfire at yosemite national park that led to the death of a cal fire pilot from san jose. this afternoon officials said the dog rock fire was started by sparks from a passing vehicle. the 245-acre fire is burning on highway 140. the highway remains closed near the entrance to the park. yosemite national park is open and operating normally. and people who live in the community have been allowed to return to their homes. the fire is 10% contained. flags are flying at half- staff for the tanker pilot who died. the governor said they were saddened to learn of the death of geoffrey hunt. he was killed tuesday when his plane crashed into a canyon. theinateser problem is -- the national transportation safety board is leading the investigation. the weather was clear and winds were calm at the time of the accident. calcal fires air tankers remain
grounded as they look into mechanical problems. wildfire continues to threaten a thousand homes in the foothills it is burning near applegate. the fire has destroyed 5 homes. it started yesterday afternoon and burned 420 aches. evacuation orders are in effect in the area. the fire is burning in steam terrain. the location and the windy weather conditions are giving firefighter as tough time. they are concerned the flames could jump across the american river canyon in the direction of more homes. >> homes therein. the resources, that is a huge water shed area. that is water people use. there is other things we have to protect. >> the fire is 20% contained and investigators are trying to determine a cause. new at 6:00 p.m. the family of a man shot and killed by san francisco police
in 2006 lost their federal lawsuit. the family accused officers of illegally entry. police entered an apartment and shot and killed the 25-year-old as he was hiding. officers said they thought he had a gun but it was an eye glass case. the lawyers say they determined police acted reasonably. a gang leader convicted in the deadly shooting of three people at a tattoo party was sentenced to three life terms today. he was convicted of a 2011 execution style killing that left three dead. one was in high school. prosecutors say he encouraged three others to open fire on him for his gang affiliation. one provided testimony for a plea deal and another sentence was to three life terms. it has been a year since a
drunk driving accident claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy, now prosecutors are holding someone responsible. ktvu's patti lee joins us live where a 42-year-old mom was charged today with manslaughter. >> reporter: it is a felony that could lead to jail time. police tell me 42-year-old tabassum yousuf provided the alcohol at a house party thrown by her son, a decision that led to a series of consequences. >> reporter: jason park was a fun loving 17-year-old. killed after his friend crashed into tree. >> kids will do what they do. but if you are going to contribute to this, it is wrong. >> jason park's mother admits her son and his friend should have known better but she can't believe a grown up, a mother provided it. >> i feel sorry for her because this is going to change her
life and her family' life just like my family and my life has changed. >> reporter: 42-year-old tabassum yousuf posted $40,000 bail after she was arrested for manslaughter and contributing to the delinquency of minors. >> it helps. but for parents, for me, my husband, it doesn't bring my son back. >> reporter: i asked why it took a year to finish the investigation and police admit they took their time because it is a problem that effects so many in the community and they say adults who enable underage drinking have to be held accountable. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. the district attorney tells us it dropped a sexual assault case involving a former player for the 49ers. a charge of attempted rape was made against cj spillman.
it came from a bay area massage therapist. the district attorney says there was insufficient evidence. he now plays for the cowboys and police in texas are investigating another sexual assault claim. claim. golden gate bridge distribute workers called for another one day strike and it will be the most distributive to commuters. bus drivers are planning to walk off the job on friday, october 17. the last strike was september 26. the first strike involving machinists occurred september 16. ktvu's tom vacar is live in san francisco with more on the labor dispute. >> the strike will be felt here but the strike is an arrow aimed at the heart of the north bay commute. >> reporter: healthcare insurance, workers say they are forced into a plan that costs the district less but could
cost them $12,000 a year in deductibles. >> people who work hard every day are already worried about money, wages, we cannot ask them again to worry about take aways with healthcare. >> reporter: on october 17 buses will be idled. >> we chose friday, it a low commute day. our goal is to send a message we deserve quality healthcare. >> the strike will be inconvenient but unfair to customers. the district contacted mediation services to request help. and we have also asked the union to join us in that mediation. >> the unions say they mean business. >> this is getting more and more serious. more and more commuters are getting impacted. after the strike every single union would have honored the
picket line. >> reporter: consider this a full strike would put 25,000 more cars on the golden gate bridge and many would divert to other bridges to make that commute worse for them. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> where do negotiations stand right now? are they stalled? >> reporter: i spoke to one of the negotiators and he told me they still continue to meet but the meetings have been fruitless and while they are trying to schedule one for next week they believe the strike is the only remedy. >> tom vacar live in san francisco, thank you. new at 6:00 p.m. we have showed you the fights that erupt after school that are so bad nearby businesses closed to students and now teachers are quitting and other are afraid for their safety inside the classroom. the trouble is now cropping up
on campus. ktvu's rob roth is live in antioch. >> reporter: the school superintendent says it is only small handful of students who are causing the trouble. but it is enough for teachers and parents to raise concerns about safety in the schools. >> reporter: parents tell us the fighting is happening even in the middle schools. >> i am scared. sometimes i have, you know, like in my gut i don't want to drop my kid off. 134 teachers are com-- >> reporter: some teachers are complaining about students bad behavior. >> we have had a few teachers that left because of safety concerns. >> reporter: she teaches high school and is also vice president of the teachers uni. >> students are cursing at teachers. there are fights in classrooms and teachers are trying to prevent those fights from happening and are getting
injured in the process. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news brought you this cell phone video last month. students from deer valley high school tight fighting in a parking lot. are fighting in a parking lot. >> that is a small percentage of our students that are not fitting in and conforming to the behavioral expectations at the school. >> the school district hired four security officers, additional counselors and forming committees with police and parents to tackle the problem. this parent is comfortable sending her child to school. >> happens in all schools but i think she is safe here. >> reporter: one high school teacher called me, she says she is retiring early because of all the unruly behavior. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. the fate of san francisco's fire chief is up for a
discussion tonight. this comes after another case of an ambulance taking too long to get to a patient. >> the blue angels roar into town, a look at the impact the show in the sky is having on the ground. >> heating up around here but cooled off but it will heat up and fire danger steaks front stage. i will have the details on that, see you back here. ♪ at kaiser permanente, everything you need is under one roof. another way care and coverage together makes life easier. okay, a little easier. become a member of kaiser permanente. because together, we thrive. ♪
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judge issued rulings that undermine it alibi. officials confirm today their first case of enterovirus. officials say a child was hospitalized but has recovered and is doing well at home. across the country the cdc says the d68 strain is responsible for 4 deaths and 650 people got sick, mostly children. cases have been reported in salono, colin kaepernick and santa cruz and san francisco counties. new developments surrounding the fate of san francisco's fire chief three week avers firefighters asked for her resignation -- after firefighters asked for her resignation. they issued a no confidence vote. critics say she hasn't done enough to improve how quickly
ambulances get to the people who need them. she sited the latest case of a man who died of cardiac arrest. the ambulance arrived 18 minutes after being dispatched but first responders were already on scene and administering cpr. >> we would hope to have medical personnel at the site within 4-1/2 minutes. in this case it was immediate. >> it could include a performance appraisal of the chief. the blue angels roared into town today and held a practice session that brought crowds out to the marina green. they will practice again tomorrow and perform on saturday and sunday. ktvu's john fowler is live in san francisco and there is more than just an air show this weekend? >> reporter: that's right. it was exciting here. they landed a half hour ago. they are the big draw but in
san francisco today we found patriotism. >> reporter: at peer 39 on the water front a navy band got people tapping their feet. and reminiscing. [ music ] >> this is a navy town here. we had the ships that were stationed here and in and out of here. it was nice. we enjoyed it. we felt good. >> reporter: they are 4th generation san franciscans. >> what you did, what your parents did. and every generation has to contribute. >> reporter: several hundred sailers and marines are on the streets attracting admiring glances. in addition to the blue angels the uss america, marine corps and other teams will hold public displays through the
weekend. fleet week brings in millions of dollars for the economy. >> they are all looking at the ocean, the sky. it is great. >> reporter: cuts made for a scaled back fleet week last year and now they are eager for this year's event. a 33 year tradition. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and our coverage continues on www.ktvu.com. we have more information about fleet week and the blue angels and you can use our mobile ktvu app to get you in and out of san francisco this weekend. we will see if anything changed since the last time we talked to bill. >> weather looks good. the game, the game coming up this weekend, we will have it on channel 2, giants game in st. louis. looks like we will see a chance of showers for that game on
saturday. a 40% chance. here is what we had today. 86 fairfield. 88 antioch. 75 vallejo. you see the moisture through denver. scoot ovthere. st. louis -- over there. st. louis. practice was rained out today because of showers. strong storms through had area. you can see, there it is. st. louis. let's see what we have for a forecast. you will see the forecast for the game. saturday. cloudy. 55 degrees. light winds. the game starts at 5:07 p.m. but they are within this cloudy, 40% chance of showers. what does that mean? slight chance of showers. not enough to rain it out but something to pay attention to. okay. as we move forward here -- by the way we will have the game on channel 2. pre-game and post season. watch the giants win. high pressure builds in through the next couple days and the high pressure sets up saturday
night. and when it does the air starts sinking and flowing off shore. that is what happened. a fire weather watch, in effect now, but it will turn into a red flag warning saturday night into sunday morning as temperatures come up, winds go off shore, humidities drop. that is the deal. that is how it works. saturday night and sunday, that is the headline right now. the fire weather watch. humidities drop and the biggest -- is this a big time red flag warning? not really. 30 miles per hour winds but why they take on meaning is because of the drought. the drought -- we haven't seen one like this last 150 years. so any kind of fire that gets going can be a problem. saturday night, sunday morning. mark tamayo will be all over it. 75 sunnyvale. 76 santa clara. 77 cupertino. these are highs for friday.
64 san francisco. and the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view tomorrow is like today. similar with fog, low clouds and mild. starts warming up on saturday and saturday night, sunday morning, the wind conditions will be saturday night late into sunday morning. somewhere sunday morning 5:00 a.m. you will hear furniture flying around. [ laughter ] >> all right. thank you. the 49ers will be in st. louis on prime time monday night as they take on the rams and the giants and cardinals are getting ready for the nlcs saturday. mark is up next with sports. bulldog: [yawning] it's finally morning!
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all right, marb is -- mark is here now. >> can you imagine if things go right for the giants and the 49ers over the weekend, can you imagine how sick st. louis will be of san francisco. giants invading busch stadium and weather is a question mark right now. could be a dicey weekend as the giants giants and the -- giants and the cards had their work
outs canceled. this is right before the rains hit in st. louis today. of course, the two giants, the manager of the giants and manager of the cardinals former big league catchers and mike matheny was asked about buse bochy -- bruce bochy. >> they see somebody that is a constant source of leadership on that club and somebody that i have tried to pick his brain over the years and he has been accommodating. >> it will be monday night football in st. louis. no issues there. a dome stadium and the 49ers try to keep the winning stuff going and it will be colin kaepernick trying to keep all his wide receivers happy. he has a heard of them.
when he is healthy stevey johnson, the quarterback was asked about trying to satisfy them all. >> not about keeping everybody happy. it is about winning. you might have one game where a receiver gets 10 passes, 15 passes and another game he doesn't get any. if you are winning it doesn't matter. >> all the receivers have stepped up. very little dropped balls. they have made the big catch. so they be been very good for our team. >> all right. tomorrow night it will be the game of the week. high school stuff. piedmont high travels to hayward. highlights at 10:00 p.m. and we will feature the game on our 6:00 p.m. newscast. interesting thing getting back to the giants-cardinals match- up. the last four nlcs it has been the giants or the cardinals. they have a nupopally --
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