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deadly police shooting in vallejo that happened earlier this month as investigators release the name of the officer involved. and ice agents have detained or arrested 50 people in the last 48 hours. and some people woke up to see snow covered mountain tops. we'll show you the rare snow sightings. ktvu fox 2 news at noon starts now. >> i'm allie rasmus in for gasia. >> i'm mike mibach. sunday night in the parking lot of hillside market in the community of broadmore. two people are in custody. the victims have been identified. a third person who was shot is expected to survive. clearing a backlog of sexual assault and rape kits is
what one county supervisor wants to do. and they have to process the kits more quickly. cindy chavez recommended the district attorney's office take steps to process all sexual assault kits within 30 days of receiving them. >> when someone reports they are a victim of sexual assault or rape. they have to do through an exam with a sexual assault nurse. the evidence is part of a sexual assault kit and is turned over to investigators. >> we have women and children who are victims of this horrific crime and anything we can do to alleviate their suffering we should absolutely do. >> there are 270 kits and last year it took 94 days for a kit to be processed. sippedy chavez says the timeline must improve. we're hoping to get every kit processed in 30 days. we want to make sure we have
zero backlog. >> reporter: representatives from the rape crisis centers expressed their support. carla flores has worked directly. >> the when somebody has the courage to report, that's just the beginning of the journey. and it sent out a clear message if you were sexually assaulted and you reported. everybody has the right to a fair trial. the survivors can move on with their life. >> what it will take for county to speed up the process is unclear. >> cost, staffing, policies and procedures that would need to be in place. >> and supervisor chavez instructed the district attorney's office to report back to the board by march 20th to let them know what kind of -- they'll need in order to enact this policy. officers were could to the intersection of chapman and
apprentice in the vernal heights area. the victim ran from the vehicle to the officers and the suspect was detained. officers say he had a gun. vallejo police have identified the officer who shot a man two weeks ago. foster ran off and mcman caught up to him and the two got in a physical altercation. the officer fired his taser and it was ineffective. he then took the man's metal flashlight and held it in a threatening manner and that's when shots were fired. dozens spoke out against urban shield this morning. the recommendations were heard for the law enforcement training program from the urban
shield task force. it's hosted by the county each year as officers from around the world go through s.w.a.t. training. opponents say the program teaches lethal militarized policing. >> impacting communities say no to urban shield and say that we need emergency preparedness programs that do not rely on militarization. >> a task force was formed last year to make sure that minorities are not targeted specifically, african-americans and muslims. as many as 50 people have possibly been arrested according to an official with the immigrant defense network. 20 arrests in the fresno area. and starting on sunday, arrests
have been made in sacramento, monterey, and merced counties. there are no reports of arrests in alameda county. sonoma county supervisors with meeting to talk about what went wrong during october's deadly wildfires and how they can better alert the public at the next disaster. >> a newly released report highlights a flawed emergency response to the fires. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. and the state review found quite a bit of confusion and miscommunication. they were scrambling to try to warn people about the fast moving fires, and in the end, a lot of people did not have any idea what was coming. today during the meeting, county supervisors said the mistakes were simply inexcusable. [ inaudible ] >> not one person received an
alert! what the hell are we doing here? and i am horribly disappointed -- it's an understatement. >> we have to own this moment. we have to own this moment. >> reporter: county supervisors today taking responsibility for failing to warn many people in the path of the fires last year. and they are also promising to make meaningful changes to the emergency alert system in sonoma county. the supervisors reviewed the recommendations in a report from the california governor's office of emergency services and found sonoma county emergency officials did not do enough to issue evacuation orders to people in path of the fires, including failing to send out a wireless emergency alert directly to people's cell phones, similar to an amber alert. county supervisors are trying
to understand the breakdown that cost people their lives. >> i don't understand how these decisions were made in terms of what to use and what not to use and where the accountability is. training, awesome. we also need accountability. >> we need to train and test these systems and tooling over and over again to make sure we stay up to date and the people involved in getting the alerts and warnings out should be well trained and practice this on a regular basis and we're ready to go when disaster strikes. >> reporter: that gentleman is the interim director of emergency services in sonoma county. the person who held the job before was reassigned. people needed to have signed up ahead of time to get the
alerts. and obviously, many people did not do that. supervisors are looking at creating a much more aggressive emergency alert system. and better training incident commanders and dispatchers on how and when the emergency alerts should be sent out. the bottom line is county supervisors are acknowledging that a lot of mistakes were made during the emergency response to last on the's fires and they are pledging that the mistakes not be made again. >> did you get the sense that the county leaders were surprised by how critical the report was? or were they expecting it? >> reporter: i think they thought it was coming and understood the magnitude of the mistakes made that day. inherently, they've heard from their constituents. and they understood that so many people felt let down
because they did not receive any sort of a warning as the fires closed in. i think they kind of knew what was coming here. but now they have it in an official report from the state. and the county supervisors you can tell, are very serious about taking the recommendations to heart and trying to make meaningful changes. a highway patrol says an employee with the fremont police department was hit by a truck and injured in castro valley on 7th street and gem avenue northwest of don castro regional park. a ford pick up was going southbound on center and hit a pedestrian in the crosswalk. the pedestrian is an off duty police employee. the truck driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. alcohol or drugs does not appear to be a factor in the crash. traffic was a mess on 880 near high street after a big
rig and smaller box truck collided. you can see the wreck there. the crash was reported around 10:20. and it shut down two lanes of traffic. and we were driving in this and the backup extended from' street all the way back beyond the coliseum. and as you see right now. things are moving slowly. and crews are working to clear the crash. and big rigs have been allowed on 580 and that's because of the backup from the earlier collision. northbound 880, things are slow moving in that area. president trump took another step towards gearing up for reelection. he named his former digital adviser as campaign manager of the 2020 campaign. he filed the paperwork and held
his first campaign rally. he's an ally of -- ran the digital operation in 2016. and previously worked for trump organization. and we're hearing that president trump could be coming to california next month for the first time since becoming president. the president will attend a fundraiser for the republican national committee in los angeles. and he wants to see the border wall prototypes on display in san diego. a lot of you woke up toe a winter wonderland this morning. sky fox has been flying above the east bay hills as you look at mount hamilton. when we come back, the latest on the snow capped mountains. >> and we'll be checking in with rosemary orozco. we're expecting another round
it was up to 3 inches of hail. >> closer to home a dusting of snow on the higher bay area peaks. >> and for some that made for rough driving conditions. leigh martinez has the story. >> reporter: there's still snow on mount diablo. the snow is powdery and the road is full of ice. park rangers are closing off this road because of the icy conditions out here. elsewhere in the bay area there was also snow. this is video from mount hamilton in san jose. you can see snow covering the ground. mount hamilton is the tallest peak in the bay area. and there's video from livermore. check out these shots. and snow was sticking to trees and the ground. back at mount diablo we were able to drive up at 6:30 a.m. and we started seeing snow at
6000 feet. we rounded a turn and the news van got stuck on a sheet of ice. it took time to safely reverse downhill. during the 7 a.m. live shot. a ranger interrupted us to warn us he was closing the road. between the ice and the bitter cold winds it was not safe to stay that high. leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. it was a fabulous weather day across the bay area yesterday. here's another view coming from sky fox at this hour. and mount hamilton sits about 4000 feet. yesterday a plume of moisture moved through in the afternoon and brought us a good amount of snow, at least for the bay area. not completely unheard of but it sure is nice to see. everyone was a little bit giddy to get the rain. and the snow was a plus.
in sacramento, graupel, snow, and sleet. and in the sierra, all the way down to placerville which is 1900 feet. the storm is now over southern california. and on its heels we have another storm that we're tracking. we'll be dry for the rest of today, and most of wednesday. here's a look at future cast. partly cloudy, mostly clear skies. and tomorrow morning, an increase in clouds early on and the rain will remain to the north of us until the afternoon. and then we see the possibility of scattered showers popping up over the bay area. here's a look at the evening drive. and the main event late wednesday night to early thursday morning. thursday morning it could hit us in time for the morning drive. there'll be snow in the air once again. and snow levels are expected to be just as low. we are looking at thursday to be pretty much a wet day.
friday, scattered showers, and maybe lingering to saturday. here's a look at the future cast model. the next storm is expected to bring anywhere from an inch to 2 inches of rain. the last system brought us a half inch or less. you can tell this is going to be a more robust system and it's going to bring us more rain and it's also going to bring us wind. for the sierra, above 2000 feet. the higher peaks, more than 5 feet of snow. this could be one of the stronger if not the strongest storm of the season so far. an advisory will move into place tomorrow evening. if you're going to be traveling, expect the winter travel. it's going to be ferocious. temperatures in the low to mid- 50s. breezy but not too bad. we'll remain with cool conditions. and as we get into the extended forecast we're dry today and
dry for the most part tomorrow. and then the rain begins to move in and it's going to be a wet day. perhaps into saturday before we dry out once again. a court hearing for nikolas cruz, the 19-year-old charged with killing 17 people at a high school in parkland, florida was canceled. they were set to ask for fingerprints and dna. prosecutors and defense lawyers reached an agreement on the samples he would provide and the hearing was taken off the docket. new information about the response to the deadly school shooting. >> reporter: the only armed sheriff's department was called a coward in the wake of the shooting. scott peterson's lawyer is issuing his first public statements saying that he failed to meet standards and
acted as a coward are untrue. >> they were not medal of honor winners, the way they performed was frankly disgusting. >> reporter: a legislative committee -- a probe into how departments responded. a day after rick scott ordered an investigation into the law enforcement response. it's also on the heels of the new report claiming a delay in emergency medical service getting inside the school in the critical moments following the massacre. the shooting ignited a nationwide debate over gun control. and a bill to raise the legal age to purchase a firearm was raised from 18 to 21 and it allowed teachers to carry guns in school. but they did not agree to ban assault weapons outright. columbine survivors are applauding the efforts of the
students fighting for tighter gun laws. >> speak up. don't let us forget that we are responsible for this. >> stoneman douglas high school students are scheduled to return tomorrow back to their classrooms, exactly two weeks since the shooting happened. california lawmakers are also taking action, proposing 10 new gun control bills. one bill would expand the definition of assault rifles. and another would beef up gun tracing. and another would prohibit people convicted of domestic violence from owning or possessing a firearm. >> it's been said before but thoughts and prayers -- that phrase has become an insult. it's up to all of us to lead. if the federal government is not going to lead. if our colleagues and states around the country are not going to lead, california needs
to lead. >> reporter: representatives from the group firearms -- the proposals amount to an attack on law-abiding gun owners. a funeral service is being held for the young woman who was stabbed and left for dead. lizette cuesta fought to stay alive long enough to tell police who stabbed her. the funeral is being held at oak hill memorial park in san jose. the president's communications director testifies on capitol hill about what she knew of russia's interference in the presidential election. i've got the details coming up. fire fighting is a very dangerous profession.
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magnin building. macy's is planning to convert the remaining street level space at the union square location into shops. that will leave them with 700,000 square feet of retail space at union square. macy's announced they were closing the -- the mormon temple closed eight days ago. it was built in 1964. it has sweeping views of the san francisco bay, the bay bridge, and the waterfront. the temple will host an open house when renovations are complete a year from now. the first and only fully automatic parking garage in northern california is open for business in the city of oakland. take a look at how it works. drive in, lock the car, and the
garage lifts it to an empty stall. the garage has room for 39 vehicles and is built on 1600 square feet. a traditional lot would be 10 times that space. >> it recuses the footprint by -- land values have come up so much. and there's so much growth. and that's made a big change in terms of the need for this. >> the oakland based company says the parking garage is environmentally friendly. the amount of greenhouse gas emissions drops since cars are not idling or looking for parking spots. bad news for spokers -- smokers who are turning to e- cigarettes. it may not be the healthiest alternative.
part of the panel's ongoing investigation into russia's interference in the 2016 election. the top democrat on the committee saying ahead of the interview he didn't know what to expect from hicks given several other trump associates have refused to answer questions. >> we hope that she'll be fully cooperative. >> reporter: hicks, the communications director has been interviewed by robert mueller's team as well as the senate intelligence committee given she's one of a few staffers who has been at president trump's side. >> he has knowledge about what the president knew and any directives he may have made. and of course the genuine ninth meeting -- the june ninth meeting his son took. this morning, the president
blasted off several tweets arguing a lack of evidence showing collusion, including one in all caps that read witch hunt. >> we've heard a lot of things that there's evidence of collusion, and time and time again they've been unable to produce evidence of collusion. >> given the house intelligence committee has not been getting questions, they are considering whether to hold interviewees in contempt. griff jenkins, ktvu fox 2 news. a top u.s. diplomat in north korea is stepping down from his post. he's retiring on friday. he's been the special -- he told the washington post this was his own personal decision. but according to someone familiar with diplomatic
issues, the departure reflects widespread frustration over in a moments' lack of power in the trump administration. monica lewinsky is weighing in. the me too movement has her questioning her affair with former president bill clinton. she says there was an inappropriate abuse of authority between her and clinton. and even though he maintains the relationship was consensual. the me too movement has forced her to reexamine the power dynamics in their relationship. for first time, women are apologizing to her for the fact she had to go through it alone. a stylest accusing ryan seacrest of sexual misconduct. he is accused of groping her and making inappropriate
comments. she worked with him from 2007 to 2013. and she was fired after complaining about his behavior to human resources. the network hired outside counsel but there was not enough evidence to prove the claims. the american idol host denied the allegations and made them public himself after she asked for money to keep quiet. 31-year-old joel armstrong is accused of shooting two people and killing one back on february 17th. he reportedly carjacked a toyota and drove to alameda street where police found him in an rv parked at a homeless camp. tonight at 6:00, police will give an update on the
investigation at the recology golden gate building on 7th street. officers arrested two carjacking suspects. this started when a police officer was searching for a robbery suspect in the iron triangle neighborhood. and he saw a dodge charger involved in a carjacking from a few days earlier. the suspect took off and crashed into a garage. they were caught with the help of a k-9 police dog. cal/osha is looking into the death of an experienced landscaper. rain and wind were likely factors. pablo gonzalez had the day off from his regular job and booked a side job. he was 30 feet above the ground, trimming an oak tree. he cut a tree limb and the limb hit a 12,000-volt transmission
line. his family in mexico is being contacted. an accident happened in the area of peninsula avenue between airport and -- in san mateo. the crash happened around 6:00 and the road was closed for several hours. the driver of the semi-truck is said to be okay. speed may have played a role in the crash. there's new evidence of the health risks posed by e- cigarettes. and e-cigarettes are not as bad as regular cigarettes but there's a significant risk. >> and it's higher danger if you spoke both e-cigarettes and the regular cigarettes. >> reporter: the new study finds the use of e-cigarettes daily doubles a smoker's risk for a heart attack. regular cigarette smoking
triples the risk. >> these cigarettes are not safe. and newsing them brings substantial risks of major disease. >> reporter: dr -- of ucsf is the senior -- >> heart disease is the number one killer of smokers. >> i've tried them in the past mostly to get heist to stop smoking. >> he tried e-cigarettes to quit smoking and it did not work. he went back to smoking regular cigarettes. >> if you use them and cigarettes at the same time, that's extra dangerous. >> reporter: e-cigarettes are not harmless water vapor. they deliver lower levels of carcinogens. and they expose users to toxins
linked to cardiovascular. >> it makes you want cigarettes, it's nicotine. >> reporter: these two have tried e-cigarettes and they suspect they are unsafe. >> i wouldn't be ingesting smoke. so it would be a trick to my mind but i'd be adick you have the. quitting cold turkey is the best way with emotional support from therapy or counseling. the risk for a heart attack drops immediately. in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu fox 2 news. you may work in an office where someone has a standing desk. sitting at your desk for too long can cause long-term house
problems. standing desks would also -- a larger study shows standing for hours can cause back discomfort and swollen veins. and scientists say having the option of standing or sitting helps. but take more walks throughout your workday. clinics will be called ac wellness. there'll be two in santa clara counties. technicians to administer blood lap tests. the clinics are expected to open this spring. >> oakland is getting the new -- i'm going to be a pro too. how the billion dollars e sports industry has gained a huge following and why the bay
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service instead. and they ever touring the museum of african-american history and culture in washington and the children are from just outside of d.c. durant hopes the kids will get inspire bid spending time with them. >> couldn't quite finish the give and go so he'll go for the three and drop that down. >> he had 26 points. javale mcgee had 10 points, including this basket that had jon stewart, the comedian, shaking his head. a turnaround jumper from out in the corn every. the warriors play the wizards tomorrow. there's a new start that didn't require you leaving the
coach. the bay area is about to get a new sports arena. >> reporter: the warriors are trend setters on the actual court and the cyber court. they are hopping aboard the burgeoning bandwagon that's e sports. >> e sports in the last five years went from basically nothing, independent tournaments to 40,000 fan events. >> reporter: the nba is capitalizing with the groundbreaking nba 2 k league starting this may. the warriors are one of 17 franchises that will field teams. instead of actual hoops professionals -- >> steph curry has enough to do right now. >> it could be you paying for the doves and getting paid to do it. >> anybody in the correlated
county on the list. >> you have a chance to shy and get seen. it'ses in -- he's a foot taller than me. i can see why i'm in the nba. there's something approachable about e sports. if i just get good enough at the game, i'm going to be a pro player too. >> the e sports explosion is not confined to playing games. turns out it's a spectator space. >> we're you're looking at is a giant warehouse space. >> reporter: it will be transformed into an arena that seats a thousand fans for video game events. >> we'll have 100 computers, pcs, xboxs, nintendos, and playstations. this will be a wall of video screens. and in here our studio, our
desks, our video casters, analysts. >> analysts? >> analysts, like e sports analysts. you got to know your stuff. >> this will be the third arena. the first two in orange county and las vegas have been enormously successful. gamers come to play and watch and most importantly interact. >> the number one competitor to us is someone's bed room. >> what is it like to come here and compete? >> the same reason i don't like drinking at home but i like going to a bar and spending more money and drinking there. >> the social experience. >> so why here? >> a lot of the bay area is sharks versus kings and ducks. the warriors versus the lakers, there's a lot of sports rivalries already here. so we wanted to build that organic rivalry when it comes to e sports. >> which brings us back to the
warriors not knowing where the band weigh is heading, but they want a front row seat. >> in oakland, ktvu fox 2 news. serena williams' husband is welcoming her back to the sport of tennis in a unique way. the cofounder of reddit tweeted out billboards. the billboards were designed by her husband. and all four feature foe ohs of their daughter along with one that says greatest mother of all times. she recently revealed she
almost died. the giants face the kansas city royals and the giants lost 10-6. the a's are losing to cleveland right now. they are trying to get back in the win column. they lost yesterday to the whys socks. tendle graveman looked pretty good. he struck out two. brandon moss had -- when i think of spring training i think of weather warmer than what we've been experiencing now. snow on the mountain tops and more rain on the way. >> more rain on the way and more low snow. more here in the bay. we'll g definitely get some in the sierra. and the higher elevations in the sierra could get 5 feet or more. we can be gearing up. it was a chilly start and temperatures have rebounded
some. take a look at these swimmers braving the cold at aquatic park. most of us were bundled up and shivering. temperatures. we're 53 degrees in san francisco. and 56 in santa rosa. and low 50s in oakland. 52 in san jose. we'll have partly cloudy to mostly clear skies for today. here's a look at the 24 hour temperature change. warmer in napa as well as half moon bay. and cooler in areas of san jose. 50s and a few low 60s. breezy but not too band. best a wind advisory. you can see the gusts 25 miles per hour. if you're traveling i-80, the north wind will be hitting you up against your car. you may be finding yourself
holding tight to the wheel today. here's a look at the storm. we got rain, hail, snow, and now it's over southern california. for today, we'll be dry but another storm is on its way in. >> >> here's a look at the future cast. as we get into tomorrow morning, notice the clouds beginning to sweep into the bay area and the rain remains to the north. wednesday morning will be a dry one. by the afternoon things start to change up just a bit. looks like it's going to hold off until early thursday morning. but we are more than likely to be hit pretty good. we are looking at went as well. anywhere from a half inch to 2 inches of rains, winds could pick up to 5 miles per hour in
our hills. for the sierra, a winter weather advisory is expected. here's a look at the lineup so far. like is expected to have a winter storm warning. winter storm warning for the sierra foothills, and a winter storm watch for the aer in the coming days. upper 50s to low 60s t. scattered showers on friday, and maybe a few lingering saturday morning and then dry for the rest of the weekend. >> a break for the next 24 hours and you that is right up again. disappointing news for -- the waiting period for the contest expiring tomorrow
night. the big waves needed never materialized. because of a delay, the window opened on january 1st. there were some days when we came close to waves able to compromise february is usually a boots year -- the window will be opening. amelia earhart's stolen vehicle has been found. where it was located and the evidence police have collected in the search for the thief.
the push to arm teachers is going strong on capitol hill following the school shooting in florida. >> at 4:00 we'll speak with a veteran who taught for two years in the bay area. and she's details the similarities between the battlefield and modern u.s. classrooms. taking a look at the market. the dow is taking a little bit of a hit, down 245 points. the new chair of the federal reserve is feeling more optimistic about the economy. and that could lead to higher interest rates. the nasdaq is in the red down
77 points. >> >> there are a lot of busy bay area workers. san francisco is ranked as the hardest working in the receive. the site gathered data from america's 116 largest cities and looked at unemployment rate. unused vacation time and percentage of workers with more than one job. a vintage car that once belonged to amelia earhart has been found. it was found abandoned last night in los angeles. it was inside a trailer when stolen on friday the collector who owns the car says it's valued at $500,000. bit are looking at surveillance video and no arrests have been made. one last note. the diamondbacks are up 4-1 on
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