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this is kpix5 news on kbcw. >> a locker room fight at cal sends a freshman football player to the hospital. >> for some, the wait to get into the new casino was too much. was it worth it? >> and bad news for the wild pig ripping up a bay area golf course. the city council just handed down the death penalty. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. while the miewmmy dolphins are embroiled, the cal bears don't appear to be immind by player on player violence either. andrea is at memorial stadium tonight with more on the bay area football fight. andrea. >> reporter: the fight happened late last week inside the football locker room. the injuries are at this point, the investigation into whether or not a crime occurred still very much underway.
the cal band is getting tuned up on max well family field. and the football team is doing the same inside memorial stadium for this week's matchup versus usc. while police are investigating the teams off field antics. on friday afternoon, runningback was beaten during a fight in the locker room. the fresh man was first taken to get his ears stitched up and be treated for a concussion. the fight was quick, less than two minutes according to sources, but long enough to draw investigation, but not an arrest yet. >> in this case, more than likely what we'll do is prepare the case and we'll submit it to the district attorney and student conduct for review. >> cal athletics being equally tight lipped, choosing not to post the weekly online. instead, releasing this statement. >> we are fully cooperating with an investigation into an instent involving members of
our football team. our team culture is built on mutual respect for and accountability for each other. we are in the process of gathering information, but will not rush to judgment. we'll have no further comment until the investigation is complete. the golden bears are in the middle of a 1-8 season. some cal students believe the fight is a symptom of that. >> a football team, you'll have aggressive guys that get fights every so often, but the team is not doing well. they are taking out frustrations on each other. >> hail will rejoin the team next week and recovering with family. it's not known if his attacker is back on the field. cal athletics is punting questions. in berkeley, andrea, kpix5. >> meanwhile, miami dolphins is speaking out about his braver toward teammate, jonathan martin. he is accused of bullying the stanford grad so badly he suffered an emotional breakdown and quit the team. incognito wants his name
cleared, but he didn't have much to say when a miami reporter caught up with him. >> no comment right now. we are going to weather the storm and that's it. >> he has been suspended indefinitely. police took a 16-year-old boy into custody saying he is the one who took out a lighter and lit an ac transit bus passenger on fire. the victim was sleeping and woke up to find his clothes in flames yesterday afternoon. oakland police used surveillance images and witness interviews to catch the suspect. brian webb tried to get an answer from the teenager. >> tell us why you did it, sir, tell us. why would you do something like that? >> he said nothing. 18-year-old is being treated for second and third degree burns on his legs. thousands couldn't wait to hit the jackpot or give it a good try. they went into the casino during its grand opening at
9:00 a.m. sharp. look at this crowd. the parking lot was full in no time. lines were long and slow that one feisty woman couldn't wait. not getting in line. she forced her way past security to get in and she did not get away with it. a great is west of highway 101. we heard a lot about this place the last few days. joe vasquez asked how do they treat the people who work for them. joe. >> reporter: casino management has been bragging about 2,000 new jobs that they created here. a lot of people out here in this area have had questions. what kind of jobs are these going to be? are they minimum wage or could you make a living? are there benefits? labor leaders are pleasantly surprised by the answer. >> will you make any money at the new casino?
it's a gamble. >> here it is. come on you guys, right here. >> as for blackjack dealer, he feels like he won the jackpot. >> whoever wants to make a career here, it's possible. >> casino officials say dealers make an average of $40,000 a year, plus tips that can make up another 50 to 100% of their salary. >> i'm happy, you know, i'm stable. you checked me with my new car. the next month or two. >> according to two labor leaders i spoke to today, the man in charge has gone well past their expectation. specifically committing to having the casino staff with a mostly full-time work force, making wages that are well above the market value here in sanoma county. >> it is benefits and planning for retirement in the future. >> greg shared many stories with us where he had friends who are nearing retirement age and they have no retirement savings and he wanted to make
sure there was dignity in the workplace as well as the future for all the employees at greaten resort and casino. >> so far, those are commitments, but no guarantees and no guarantees until you have a union contract. so far, labor leaders say they haven't gotten to the stage where they will be able to unionize, but they have been told by management they can come in and organize. but the workers have not yet said that's what they want. reporting live, joe vasquez, kpix5. >> fair field police shot and killed a man who stabbed his girlfriend more than 30 times. officers say they responded to domestic violence call at an apartment complex on pennsylvania avenue and found the woman. that's when they say the 24- year-old suspect charged at them with a knife and police shot him dead. the victim is in critical condition. the shooting investigation closed part of highway 12 for several hours today. and some people in sanoma
county want the d.a. to file charges against the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. protesters started the day at the board of supervisor's meeting and hours later, marched the d.a.'s office. another rally is set for saturday. bay area polling places closed about two hours ago and the results are coming in. at the moment, measure c in sunny vail, that's the series of gun control laws is on track to move forward. right now with 7% of precincts reporting, 70% of people have voted yes. 30% are against it. now again, these results are not final. and in san francisco, voters weighed in on the war over the waterfront that is being called. so far, with 55% of the precincts reporting, the majority of voters are against proposition b, which focuses on the eight washington development. and it looks like proposition c, which would extend building height limits on washington street may not be passing uter. is far, 65% of the voters are
against it. we will have more on this coming up at 11:00. san francisco's city parks will soon be off limits overnight. the board of supervisors voted to close the parks from midnight to 5:00 a.m. supporters say the idea is to cut down the estimated $1 million the city spends on dealing with vandalism and illegal dumping every year. homeless advocates say that the new ordinance displaces thousands of homeless people who go to parks to sleep at night. could take a month for the new law to take effect. >> it's a go, the san jose city council has given the okay to shoot and kill wild pigs. the swine have been roaming neighborhoods and tearing up lawns for weeks now. they are causing thousands of dollars in damage. and kit doe explains not everyone can pull the trigger. kit. >> hey there, we are live at what can best be described as ground zero for the wild bores. this is a good place to spot
them. yes, you are right, not everybody can shoot these pigs. that can only happen under specific circumstances. but these guys are living on borrowed time. just to be clear, the two council members who pushed for the guns say this will not be a free for all. >> it's not my intention to commit a pig genocide. >> we are not talking about hunting season here. we are talking about license trappers, controlled environment, and protecting the property and the safesty of our residents. >> tonight, the council voted to make an exception to its ban on firing guns within city limits and says that yes, trapped pigs can be shot. still need a so-called permit from the state to trap and euthanize them, but the vote means trappers have another option besides using lethal drugs or transporting an angry wild bore and killing them somewhere else. >> what do you say to people who say this is drastic? >> well, it's a drastic
problem. it is a drastic tool, however, it just one tool. nobody has to use it. >> for two months, dry conditions forced 40 pigs down from the surrounding hills where they tear up lawns in search of grubs. the pigs cause $10,000 in damage at the golf and country club. the club tried putting up a fence and hired a licensed trapper and said if tonight's vote didn't pass, the problem would have gotten much worse. >> really would have progressed to the fact we would have been overwelmed with the pigs. we are surrounded by homes. there's no way we can fence up the whole golf course. it's impossible. >> all right, remember the bolts that snapped last spring and threatened to delay the labor day opening? the crews are about a month behind on installing the permanent fix. over the summer, we got a look at the steel saddles. a caltrans representative say the installment should be
completed by january 8. the cost to fix the broken bolts, $10 million. an 86-year-old san jose woman who ran and finished the new york city marathon has died. >> len ramirez showed us she went to lie down at her hotel and never woke up. >> my favorite pictures of my mother, joy, and she's waving to the crowd. >> san jose's joy johnson was the oldest woman to first name the new york city marathon. after completing the race, she died at the age of 64. >> i knew she had finished, so was just a real surprise. >> johnson's daughters of sacramento and diana of san jose track their moms race on the website. johnson's sister, who was at the race, said she fell hard at the 20-mile mark. >> she had fallen and hit her
head. but she got right back up. >> joy johnson, this is -- how old are you? >> 86. >> and she still seemed okay wearing a scarf and head bandages when she visited the set of the today show the next morning. >> you look beautiful. >> she down played her injuries, but she complained of being tired. she never woke up, she was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> she was doing something she loved until the very end. >> she always said she wanted to go, this is the way she would want to go. running along and that was it. >> in san jose, kpix5. >> coming up, the big city mayor who admits he smoked crack. >> plus, we test out the new app that allows you to track your kids from everywhere.
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yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. but no, do i? am i an addict? no. have i tried it, probably one of my drunken stupors, probably approximately a year ago. >> rob ford had been denying allegations of drug use for months. then last week, police announced they have it on video. so far, ford has not been charged with any crime. the tragedy of a missing girl found dead last year has motivated a father to make sure he can track his daughter's where abouts. kristen ayers on the app that can have an entire community searching for a missing kid with the push of a button. >> march 16, 2012, 15-year- old, sierra lamar leaves her home and vanishes. her mother doesn't hear about her disappearance until hours later. >> when i hear about child abductions, i can't help but think about my own kids. >> john was inspired by a
similar story, the abduction and murder of ten-year-old, jessica ridgeway in colorado. the last month, he launched an app called the lassie project. it lets you map the route to school. if the child veers off track -- >> immediately, that's when mom and dad get that notification. >> to test it, we created a picture and profile for me and set up a preordained route. let's see what happens if i walk off course. once i get 30 feet off course, that's when alerts start going off. >> there we go. and there's my alert, it's showing she's off course now. 12 seconds ago, that's exactly where she was. >> the crowd sourcing kicks in. if a parent can't reach the child, they can hit escalate and neighbors is notified to start searching. >> we wanted the ability to have the world essentially around them stop to say hey, we're going to help you find that kid.
>> technology that may have saved sierra who has never been found and others like her. in san francisco, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> the app is taking off and just over a week, the project has registered people in more than 500 zip codes nationwide. all right, let's switch gears and talk about weather and it's been absolutely speck spectacular, but there could be a change coming. >> the question is when. next friday, oh not yet. next saturday, keeps moving, but that change is coming, we're going to get wetter eventually, but in the meantime, enjoy the sunshine. mid 70s today. tomorrow coming up with a lot of sunshine. good weather to take that lunch outside. golden gate, no fog to worry about tonight. lows around 50. other lows, 40s for you. concord, walnut creek, livermore, the trivalley, mid
40s and also campbell, let's talk about this lack of rain fall. now we are dryer than miami. that is like weather 101. miami will be wetter than us. miami had 60 inches of rain so far. we are dryer than the desert. phoenix has had two inches more rain fall than san francisco this year. i don't see a change for the next couple of days. palo alto, sunny, mild, 70 degrees. cooler on thursday with a high of 67 degrees. let's talk about this change. so we know it's coming. the question is, when is it coming and it all ties down to this. high pressure off the coastline taking all the storms and keeping them up to the north. the next storm on thursday and friday will miss us. we're not going to get the rain because this deflector shield keeps all the moisture up north. we're going to see rain fall, but that will not happen until sunday morning. veteran's day is looking soggy
and several days, we'll have a chance of looking wetter. mildest day of the week will be tomorrow. the next front is going to cool us down. the range forecast are pointing toward wetter. all signs toward 73. sunny vail, 71. howard close to 70 for you. concord, walnut creek, mid 70s with sunshine. 70 again in the city. san rafael 72, and ucia for you. a little cooler thursday, still dry. saturday is dry. late sunday we may see a few showers and showers are likely monday of next week. down to the mid 60s. change is coming. we have to be patient to get there. we have more news coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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award winner -- got a surpre on today's "queen latifah s" 14:22:05-14:22:08 "please welcome claudia to the show bay area mom and a jefferson award winner got a surprise in today's queen latifa show. >> please welcome claudia to the show. >> yeah, claudia was featured in a segment called moms who rock. she is the county employee from nevada who has taken care of nearly 100 foster kids over the last 14 years. in addition to her own children. >> how does it feel to have that kind of impact on their lives? >> it feels great. it feels that i have accomplished something in this world. i will be accomplished basically. so, to be able to do that for another human being is the most amazing thing you'll ever feel. >> you have done it 90 times.
>> reunited with nearly a dozen of her foster daughters on the show. that was surprise number one. >> no matter how bad some of your grades were or how much trouble some of us got into, you believed in us and taught us to believe in ourselves and without that, we wouldn't be here. so thank you for everything you have done for us. we love you. >> oh, but more than a thank you. surprise number two, a $10,000 kitchen makeover from maytag. moms who rock. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
leaving rehab. >> taking it one day at a time. getting back back here, being around the guys. i have a 10 month old son, so i'm doing the father thing. i'm trying to, you know, make sure i'm all ready to go. >> and michael practiced today for the first time since tearing his ten tendon on may 21. a week before they play seattle. that's all coming together. aaron rogers suffered a broken collarbone last night. he will miss at least three weeks. seneca wallace will take over as the starter for now. the sharks hosting the sabers who have the league's worse record. a turn on the red light to buffalo and they lead 4-3. but the sharks still don't have a regulation loss to their name. tommy posted through to force overtime, but the sharks did lose 5-4 in a shootout. and the mariners hired