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real channel says it will begin airing the kennedys april 3rd. >> and that's a day of new developments in the uprising in egypt as millions crowd the streets, egypt's president announced he will not seek reelection. and president obama responds to the situation. >> he recognizes that the status quo is not sustainable. but first, a heart breaking day in the search for a missing 4-year-old boy. search crews recover the body of giuliani cardenas from a canal. reaction from the boy's family and the community that rallied to find him. it was 13 days ago that cardenas was taken from his grandmother's arms by his mother's former boyfriend. today after days of agonizing
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searches of an irrigation canal the search crews found the child's body. this map shows where it was found and where the original search started and where the crews pulled the silver toyota corolla from the waters on friday. the distance was about 30 miles. the body was spotted by a water department worker. there is no sign of the alleged kidnapper. at this point, the sheriff has issued a homicide warrant against rodriguez. but investigators believe that he, too, will be found in that canal. >> many cars as we pulled out of the canal and as much debris as we have found in our diving operation it is very likely he could have been hung up somewhere before we found him today. and remember, we said early on that we thought it would be about two weeks or ten to 14 days because of the condition of the water, the temperature of the water as well as the design and construction of the
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canal along with the debris we found along the way. >> reporter: the news has been devastating for the mother, tabitha and the entire patterson community. many people gathered tonight to pray for the boy and his family. jonathan bloom joins us live with more from the prayer vigil. >> reporter: there was no mention of cardenas' gruesome and untimely death. hundreds of people gathered here in the street in front of the city hall to pray and remember his life. they held candles in glass jars that they left in a collection in front of city hall. and present was his family. his mother did not speak and sat quietly in tears and his grandmother thanked the community for their support. >> thank you, thank you so much. from the bottom of my heart. i didn't need my baby to go to
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love you all because i love all kinds of people. it doesn't matter the color or the race, i love you all. and god as my witnesses, and i want to say thank you to all of you for your time and your suffering and to coming and see us. i want to thank the police. they did a wonderful job. i mean, they were always there, day and night. and i still feel like i don't deserve all this, all such a beautiful people. and in the name of my daughter, i thank all -- all of you and my grandson, he is looking at all of you for the wonderful people you are for wherever he is in heaven. i want to thank the divers who were diving in the cold, cold
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water to look for my grandson, which i thought he was not going to be in the water. and i don't. you know. i don't have no words but will have you all in my heart forever. and god bless you. >> hail mary, full of grace. holy mary mother of god pray for the sinners now and forever and ever. >> shine all over patterson. ♪ i'm going to let it shine. ♪ let it shine. and ♪ let it shine. >> throughout the vigil tabitha was stricken with grief and a family spokesperson says we are not likely to hear from her in the coming weeks. she is 8 months pregnant and has to prepare for the arrival of the baby without its father,
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live in patterson, jonathan bloom, kron 4 news. >> stay with kron 4 news for continuing coverage in the developments and the death investigation of giuliani cardenas and the search for the suspect, jose rodriguez. we have more reaction to the boy's death on new details tonight about the uprising in egypt. egyptian president hosni mubarack spoke to the people of egypt today but only half way meeting the demands of millions of protesters who have filled city streets for several days. plus, president obama spoke out about the situation. we show you more of the dramatic scene today. >> was not intent on standing for the next elections because i have spent enough time in serving egypt. >> reporter: the crowds watched the address on giant screens in liberation square. it was not the concession they
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demanded. they want him to leave immediately. the gathering today dwarfed any previous demonstrations. the center of the city was paralyzed. people trying to research the demonstration abandoned cars. what they found was a city within a city. people are erecting tents and bringing in blankets. they don't seem ready to leave. >> for the first time in egyptian history, he is stepping down and a genuine revolution. >> i don't think egypt can go back. >> reporter: although army tanks are stationed around the square, the protesters are checking new arrivals for weapons. >> people are very worried that elements of the mubarack regime have been sent here to cause trouble. >> reporter: egypt's military has expressed support for the demonstrators as they long as remain peaceful. and the obama administration has told diplomatic personnel
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to leave the country. and the airport is crowded with tourists struggling to leave. those who made it to germany say they were lucky. >> it was crowded and disorganized. >> there were people sleeping on the floor. one man had been there two days trying to get a boarding pass. this morning they were knocking people over. it was chaos. president obama says he has spoke within the egyptian president mubarack and that mubarack recognizes the status quo is not sustainable and that change must take place. >> indeed all of us who are privileged to serve in positions of political power do so at the will of our people. through thousands of years, egypt has known many moments of transformation, the voices of the egyptian people tell us that this is one of those moments. we have seen enormous demonstrations by egyptian people. we have borne witness to the beginning of a new chapter in
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the history of a great country. >> white house officials say an envoy had urged mubarack not to seek another term. stay with kron 4 news for continuing coverage of the uprising. we will have the latest developments tomorrow morning starting at 4:00 a.m. if you have been outside at all this evening you know it has been breezy out there and the winds continue at this hour. 24-mile-per-hour winds in fairfield. 23-mile-per-hour winds in oakland. these are sustained and winds in the teens in san francisco, half-moon bay. it is breezy out there this evening. the temperatures have not cooled down yet. we are in the 50s for the most part. it is 48 in fairfield. but we are being seeing additional cooling overnight as the winds die down. it will be calm and cold tomorrow as you head out the door. the temperatures a few degrees
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warmer than expected but a lot of 30s out there. quick warming in the afternoon. and a big warmup for the weekend. i'll have the details coming up. blowing snow, dangerous ice and deadly temperatures. much of the united states is under a massive winter storm, bringing life to a stand still for millions of people. the storm could even mean bad news for the weekend super bowl in texas. plus a look at how the [ male announcer ] breakfast for breakfast. breakfast for lunch. breakfast for dinner. with three new breakfast lovers dishes, who needs a break from breakfast? denny's. america's diner is always open.
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in bay area news, an update on an emergency road closure affecting right lanes of southbound 880 in oakland. it has been lifted after the workers repaired a hole in the deck. the map shows where all of this
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happened. the hole was discovered at 1:15 this afternoon. if two right lanes reopened once the repairs were completed. the oakland city council postponed a vote on a proposal which would allow five medical marijuana growing operations in the city. the proposal limited marijuana farms to 50,000 square feet and requires cultivators to grow 70% of what they dispense. the measure will
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wicked weather crippling much of the country. right now, spinning tires, stuck drivers and emergency vehicles unable to get to people in distress because of the frozen roads. several states under a state of emergency on tuesday as forecasters predicted new mexico to maine would feel the affects of a massive winter storm that could bring snow,
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ice, and bitter cold. airlines canceled thousands of flights in anticipation of the weather. president obama spoke with the federal emergency management agency and told it to be prepared to help. >> the concern was for a large area impacted by an ice storm is the power outages. we were moving generators and supplies in case they were needed. we have been tracking this storm and getting ready and hopefully it won't be as bad. >> reporter: the snowy weather is threatening festivities ahead of the super bowl in dallas on sunday. the dallas fort worth airport closed on tuesday. and the high winds and snow blamed for the collapse of a tent to be used by super bowl special events in the cotton bowl. it did a number on air travel across the country too. we talked where folks at sfo
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who had trouble in and out. >> it is frustrating. >> reporter: skatey is on her way from portland to new york by way of san francisco and dallas weather permitting. >> it has been pushed back from 11:00 to 1:30 a.m. it will be a long night. >> reporter: a long night for tom too who is going to dallas but not until tomorrow. >> well, actually i was supposed to catch a flight at 6:30 this evening to dallas. the airline decided -- because they weren't going to get equipment here for the midnight flight hold that flight and use it. they put me on the midnight flight and just canceled that. so they have me on a 6:00 a.m. flight. >> most of the impact resulted from the lack of inbound planes. but 30 to 40 outbound flights were canceled as well. if you if any lines but for
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palm it meant one less day on maui. >> i got up at 3:00 this morning to leave at twenty after 6:00 from illinois to go to dallas and then to maui. and dallas had freezing rain and the airport was shut so we ended up going to chicago. and from chicago to san francisco we have to stay all night. tomorrow we go san francisco to hon lue lie and then to maui. rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. we have been seeing breezy conditions throughout the evening and they are continuing at this hour with wind gusts in the 30 miles per hour range. look at the areas in blue here. that is we are we are seeing gusty conditions now and into the overnight hours although it is expected to decrease after midnight. wind speeds at 3:00 in the morning, gusts to 33 miles per hour in fairfield and less than that for the rest of bay area
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which will allow the temperatures bay area wide to start dropping off. you will see calmer conditions. but the peak cooling at 8:00 in the morning. we have been seeing dry air building over the bay area, sending storms to the north but an influx of cold air from the north with temperatures expected to be in the low 30s for a number of places and now in the upper 30s bay area wide. 2347 concord. 38 in napa. 39 in santa rosa. upper 30s down the peninsula and down into the south bay. it will be a chilly morning just not as cold as originally thought. in the afternoon, the temperatures warming to the upper 50s and low 60s. 60 in the bay shores into the south bay. a look at the seven day around the bay forecast, a bit cooler tomorrow. but resuming warming thursday into friday with temperatures in the mid to low 60s heading
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into the upper 60s by the weekend where we will stay into next week. the offensive and defensive player of the year awards. gary tells you more straight ahead. and on a day that patrick marlowe is honored he scores his it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. rethink possible.
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the sharks with a nice comeback tonight. paddy marlowe honored for his 1,000th game as a shark. but he got the hook after phoenix went up 3-0. mcclellan pulls niemi and alex stay lock fresh up from war chester mass. and again. and then kyle wellwood. before you know it, the sharks
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have tied the game at 3. in the 3rd period, here we go. before mentioned marlowe short- hand goal. the sharks four unanswered goals. say lock with his first win as an nhl goaltender. the sharks start a seven-game road trip tomorrow and start on a good foot rebounding from a 3- 0 deficit to beat phoenix. it is scary in dallas. you heard the weather in that area. people missing flights and they had the media in there today, though. aaron rogers, ben roethlisberger trying to be the fifth play tore win three super bowl titles. the media on this media day, you dress up and hope someone looks at you. aaron rogers talks about being in the super bowl number 45. >> last night was -- was exciting, you know getting off the plane and seeing all the
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people there. it is a special feeling. it is what you dream about as a kid. watching the 49ers win the super bowls. it is special. >> tom brady's season, surely ended early but a nice honor. second time in four years he is the nfl's offensive player of the year. braider threw 36 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. the best ratio in nfl history. he threw 355 passes without an interception at one point. along with brady, troy polamalu has a date with green bay on sunday. he is the defensive player of the year. no one has longer hair than polamalu but a close second is clay matthews and he came in second in the defensive player of the year. so polamalu edges out green bay's clay matthews. take a quick peek here at what los angeles is doing.
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they are talking pro football again. magic johnson -- you don't do anything in l.a. unless magic gets up there. he was up front number taxpayer money. no money out of the guy's pocket. $700million reportedly from farmer's insurance for naming rights for 30 years. that is supposedly, again new york city shovel has been put in the ground number date has been given but that would be something to bring pro football back to l.a. empire state building 1,500 steps and you reach the top on the 86th floor. and the men's winner, 13 minutes with the women's winner not far behind. the empire state building. jackie you have done a lot of things, have you one -- run that? >> i have never been to new york. >> we are all stunned. >> you worked in madrid. and you didn't have to stop in new york? >> if you go out of miami you
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