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>> pam: developing news at five. for the second time in just five years -- a tanker has collided with the bay bridge. this is video from sky-7 h- d -- you can see the damage on one of the pylons of the western span. tonight -- crews say, the bridge is structurally safe. >> good evening, i'm pam moore. kron4 has team coverage on the crash. charles clifford is standing by with more on the damage done to the bridge. but first, dan kerman is live on yerba buena island -- to explain how all of this unfolded. clifford. >> dan? >> correct. there is a site, radar, radio all types of securities to make sure that these big cargo ships to do not collide. it was at 11:20 a.m. when investigators are still trying to determine how this stroke the tower number six of the bay bridge.
>> and initial findings are that there are not any oil spill or discharge to the water. >> it appears that there is no oil in the water but the coast guard found damage to the double hull ship. >> there is not a-whatsoever but i would characterize it as a crushing. where it collided with the fed during system. that the fed during system--fendering system worked as advertised. and did not compromise the integrity of the bridge. >> is docked and on hold all coast guard investigators tried to figure out how this happened. to make absolutely sure that there is no oil is going into the bay is a
double whole and duoulbe hulll ship and no petroleum car roll on not board at the time. however, they are bringing a containment boom and it's just as a precaution if they find any fuel in the ocean. again, this ship is not going anywhere as investigators conduct questions and in interviewing the boecrew and also conducting drug testing. which is standard procedure. >> pam: charles - cal-trans tonight saying the bridge is safe? >> reporter: well, first
caltrans is saying that the bay bridge is safe. this allusion, as it's called occurred at 11:20 this morning and caltrans had a structures maintenance team on scene by 11:40 to look for problems. this is video from sky 7 hd from abc 7 news showing tower six of the bay bridge according to caltrans, the only thing damaged monday morning was the protective fender that wraps around the tower at the water line. you can see a long scrape mark here. the fenders, which are made of wood and plastic, are designed to protect the bridge from just collisions. >> the very first thing our inspectors look for when they get out there is to make sure the bridge is safe. the initial investigation should that the fender took the brunt of the allusion and preformed as it was designed. about 30 feet of the fender has been damaged and will need to be replaced. it was damaged in a way that it was supposed to be. there's no structural damage to the bay bridge as a result of this allusion. so there will be no repair work done to the bay bridge itself, other than to fix the fender system.
>> reporter: caltrans also says that during the inspection, chp was monitering traffic on the deck on the bridge and that drivers were never in danger. they also say that back here they also say that all they are not aware of any problems with sine inch or alliance but they will examine those items. charles clifford, kron 4. >> pam: while charles clifford is monitoring the sitation there at the bridge. grant lodes is standing by with a closer look at the damage done to the bridge, and the ship - grant? >> today, let me show you would be damaged this is the offender area at the beach bridge it this is what was compromised. and we will take a closer look they are calling these offenders as a patrol said said they are made of wood and plastic.
about 30 ft. need to be replaced. this next piece of video showing the actual damage to the starboard side of the tanker. it is saying that this is the area that was scraped. several feet it was sideswiping the vendor. and no holes or anything significant, fortunately. it is structurally sound tonight. >> catherine: of course today's incident was not the first time something like this has happened. it was the second time in 5 years that a ship hit a bridge tower. this is the damage done to the 'cosco busan' container ship -- when it hit a support tower on a foggy morning back in 2007.
that was a much more serious collision. with the ship spilling more than 50-thousand gallons of oil. the hit caused a huge puncture in the side. the pilot later pleaded guilty to criminal charges and the ship's operating company had to pay a 10- million dollar fine. >> pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to follow developments -- in the tanker hit of the bay bridge. more tonight -- along with updates on the web at kron- 4-dot-com, and our facebook and twitter pages. >> after nearly one year. the search for victims of the speed freak killers has resumed. wesley shermantine says he and his late partner loren herzog buried dozens of bodies in abandoned wells in the central central valley. one of his maps led to the discovery of human remains at this site last february near the town of linden. now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over from san joaquin sheriff's deputies, >> i can tell you we have
the best doing this excavation. kron4's j-r stone is standing by with more from linden. >> reporter: p.m., i am standing in the exact same spot as i was, last year, pam. you can see it in the distance the silhouette, of the equipment. >> we are now working to begin a careful, methodical and save excavation of the well site and that agricultural land. >> reporter: and with that the fbi went to work in search of human remains that may have been dumped here by death row inmate wesley shermantine or the late convicted killer loren herzog? >> there is no certainty.
however, there is no guarantee. >> reporter: in the distance you can see the backhoes being used. authorities have closed off a nearby road in this rural section of joaquin county. this is the closest to the search site we can get. those with the fbi say it will likely take two to three weeks to excavate this well. >> this is nearly 50 ft. deep. we might not be able to get just a couple of feet per day. >> reporter: at least two dozen people are involved in this operation. they will work during the daytime hours and according to fbi sacramento director herb brown?they will be hand sifting through material. >> it is older, deeper, and of course those present a bit more difficulty than anticipated. >> reporter: they are not saying that this is exactly how much this is being caused. but it is being
split between the fbi and the county. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> this is not the first dig related to the speed freak killers. last year remains were found in calaveras weaver and cyndi vanderhyiden were found in remote areas of that county. and in san joaquin county.in linden.remains of two other victims were discovered - jo-ann hobson and kimberly billy. here's a coser look at that dig site. on flood road. crews dug a well right here. and the next flood rd between n escalon bellatoa and waverly rd. one possible victim of the speed freak killers -- is a long time missing hayward girl named michaela garecht. right now, remains which this is on a flooded road.
>> have already been found, are being tested to determine if they are hers -- as her mother awaits word on the results. we will hear from her mother. tonight at six. and stay with kron-4 as follow developments in the search for victims of the speed freak killers. updates also available on the web, at kron-4-dot-com -- and the kron4 facebook and twitter pages. >> the man who police say, opened fire on the campus of a small oakland college - has been deemed not competent to stand trial. this is the suspect - one goh --- in a previous court date. he was in front of a judge today for a mental competency hearing. goh is accused of going on a shooting rampage at oikos university in april of last year. his attorney says, a psychiatrist determined that goh suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. you are looking at video from the scene of the massacre. seven people were killed in
that shooting. three others hurt. school administrators say, goh was upset about a tuition dispute. >> tonight, the sister of a woman who was set on fire in san francisco -- talks to kron-4. the gruesome crime happened yesterday in the city's bayview district. the suspect - dexter oliver, who you see here, remains on the loose tonight. he is now wanted for attempted murder and arson. police say, he has an unusual haircut -- with the design of a fish on one side -- and a lighting bolt on the other. kron4's maureen kelly spoke the victim's sister about the assault. >> kerstin was hanging off. -- her skin was hanging off. and her skin was also hanging off like this. >> reporter: jolissa craig is discribing the injuries her sister-25 year old starr lamare suffered after the horrific attack.she says it happened after the mother of three young children got in an argument with her boyfriend about some clothes they were washing at this
laundrymat on thrid street. >> she wanted it to leaf and the clothes in the laundry. and he did not want to leave the close. >> reporter: starr's sister says oliver then came back to their family home where he got gasoline starr's stepfather keeps on hand for his cars. it was after thatthat she heard her sister screamingand came outside. >> it was not like any other screaming it was blood curdling. i saw her walking towards me and i was frozen and paralyzed. i did not know what she was covered in it was not even realize that she was burned. she screamed out that she was burning. and that he threw gasoline on me. >> reporter: the victim was transported here to the burn center at saint francis hospital with life threatening injuries. her family says the doctors report that starr is stable.she is breathing with the help of a ventilator.and is completely covered with bandages from
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>> a small plane skidded off the runway as it was trying to land at a peninsula airport this morning. two people were on board, including the owner of the plane. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, the airport was forced to shut down operations for most of the day. as special crews had to come in and retrieve the damaged plane. >> reporter: this is a view from above the scene. the four passenger cessna columbia went straight down into slough after failing to stop on the runway.while trying to land here at the san carlos airport. see for youself how the plane is just stuck. airport officials say two passengers on board, including the owner were uninjured. and fortunately walked away from the crash. a witness tells kron four news he knew something was wrong as the plane came into the airport.
>> i noticed the plane in an unusual position. and it was just a couple of hundred feet away from the hotel and in the distance i thought that was quite unusual as he was trying to make a landing. wrong altitude. >> this all happened around 1015 monday. the airport was immediately shut down. as federal authorities came in to investigate. here's a view from near the wreckage. airport officials identified the owner - harry drajpush right there in the brown sport jacket. the plane is registered in arizona. and it was coming in from los angeles. one of the issues the investigators were looking at were these skid marks at the end of the runway. getting the plane out of the slough was an issue. especially because county officials were concerned with making sure the plane didn't break and release fuel. >> we see that it does not appear that there is any
issue or damage >> reporter: near 3 oclcock, crews were successful and pulled outthe airport re- opeened at 3:04. a nearly five hour closure. terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> pam: no one was hurt when a truck crashed into a business at a strip mall early this morning in san jose. police say, the 'just 4 paws' mobile pet- grooming spa truck. was reported stolen about 6:30 a.m. then about 8:30, they got another call that the truck had been driven through the front doors and plate- glass windows. of the 'up in smoke' skateboard shop at the branham shopping center at avenue. witnesses tell police, three or four men were seen running away. they remain at large tonight. evidence at the scene suggests alcohol was a factor in the crash. >> a man and his dog-- hit and killed by an amtrak train in hayward. this is video from sky-7 h- d -- it happened near jackson street. just before 8-am. investigators say, the person killed was walking
his dog, and pushing a bicycle across the tracks when he was hit by a capitol corridor train. which was traveling from sacramento to san jose. no one on the train was hurt. >> jacqueline: mostly clear skies. some high clouds showing this wider view. this storm track well to the north and will extend towards wednesday. this high-pressure with upper 50s and 60s. 60s in santa rosa. 87 degrees in san francisco, 56 degrees in livermore. similar conditions as the go towards tomorrow. areas of dense fog. sunny, warm. first, let
us talk about the fog. portions of the bay area. the peninsula, and the south bay towards morgan hill. with reduced visibility. with one-quarter of 1 mi.. give yourself some for your comw down, this is dangerous when there is fault this ba fact fog. .. is bad. 30's in pleasanton, and for the afternoon, low 60s in a number of places. 60s, fremont, livermore, 60s in san jose. and also near
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kron 4 cameras were with the coach - and inside the locker- room today. prosecutors laying out the set to begin in las veags. the san francisco 49-ers set to take on the green bay packers this weekened in an n-f-c divisional playoff round. the niners have home field advantage -- and they've already beat the packers once this season. but, as kron-4's rob fladeboe reports -- coach jim harbaugh admits beating green bay, won't be easy. >> reporter: a different year and a different team but 49ers coach jim harbaugh says the difference between this and last year's playoff run is playoff experience. >> there are definitely more players that have been through the playoffs. the first, second round of players have not been true. >> reporter: coach harbaugh offered up little in the way of strategy heading into saturday's game with the greenbay packers, a team which lost to the 49ers in green bay
way back in september, >> it is as good as it gets. with the receivers. and a big task we are looking forward to. >> except to say that beating the packers again won't be easy. one of last year's playoff standouts, vernon davis, is also looking forward to it, despite seeing few passes in recent weeks. >> nam going to make sure that we are doing all the right things. >> reporter: coach harbaugh says the first greenbay game and virtually every other game this year has been, in his words,' a 'football fight,' and expects another one next weekend. in santa clara rob fladeboe kron 4 news >> pam: while the 49ers beat the green bay packers in the first part of the n-f-l season. history is not quite on san francisco's side heading into the playoffs. the niners and packers have
met 5- times in the post season over the last twenty- years here's a look at the results of those games. green bay has won four of those matches -- the 49ers only eeking out one win. but as so you're a hard core niner fan and you want to see them go up against the packers- up close and personal? well, if you're heart is set on a seat at candlestick. good luck. >> tickets for 49ers divisional playoff game sold out today in under three minutes donna there are still some tickets available. fans urged to visit ticketmaster to purchase ticket & tailgate packages and nfl ticket exchange for additional seats >> there was one pair at
$93,360. the next is a single seat in the end zone. $5,500. and these saturday playoff. $399 per piece there is a picture but no voucher for authenticity. the team is injured encouraging only secure ticket websites that are endorsed by the n f l. >> jacqueline: mostly high clouds. there were were pretty decent conditions. we even saw some low 60s. right now mainly in the 50s. 86 in santa rosa and the seven in redwood city. and san jose
we are going to see similar conditions tonight. to what we saw last night. areas of dense fog that impact your commute. warmer with changes showers returning back to the forecast. >> catherine: nine weeks after super-storm sandy sent them fleeing. some of the people who live in the hardest hit parts of new jersey are being told they can go home again. this is video of one of the badly damaged neighborhoods.soon after the storm hit. even though some people are packing up and heading home.there are still vast stretches of nearby towns which are still deserted. >> the man arrested in the colorado movie theatre massacre was in court today. james holmes - looking very different from when he was taken into custody. he looked pale and thinner - with a beard and moustache. families of the victims heard emotional testimony today. including from a police officer who says he thought holmes was a fellow officer at first.that july evening. the officer broke down when he was describing how the floor of the movie theatre was wet with blood.
holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens of others. >> new information on the gunman in the connecticut grade school shooting. the new york post reports that adam lanza may not have heard the terrified screams of his victims -- since he wore ear plugs. investigators found the detail odd. the 20-year-old killed himself after shooting and killing 26 people in the school. he had earlier killed his mother. the same report says his mother nancy had been trying to 'squash' his dreams of joining the marines. realizing that he was probably too troubled to fit in. >> president obama has announced his picks today for a couple of key positions. his choice for the new c-i- a boss. and for the next secretary of defense. but it's the man he's chosen as defense secretary who's already causing controversy. the president announced that former republican senator chuck hagel is his choice as secretary of defense. >> in the senate,a former
vietnam vet. he has co- chaired the president's intelligence advisory board. hagel is considered blunt - with independent views. to the dismay of fellow republicans, he opposed the troop surge in afghanistan and has called for deep cuts in defense spending. some argue his support for israel is inadequate. in 2008 - hagel broke ranks with other republicans to support obama. his path to nomination could be rocky. also monday the president nominated john brennan - his chief counter-terrorism adviser to be the new c-i-a boss. he's had an office in the the president. >> he is one of the hardest working civil servants i have me matt. >> his choice is also not without some controversy. brennan was a candidate for cia director 4 years ago - but he pulled out of contention when critics slammed his involvement in bush-era interrogations. and he's been accused of helping to manipulate leaks to boost the administrations national security credentials. at that news conference
today.it was bay area native and outgoing defense secretary leon panetta who got a laugh.when he talked about returning to his walnut farm. >> yes a different set of nuts. [laughter] ".my family.and my walnut >> another light moment on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton went back to work. and she has some extra protection against another head injury. as a little joke.her staff gave her the gift of a regulation football helmet.with the state department seal on it. it was at clinton's first staff meeting since getting out of the hospital. she was treated for a blood clot near the brain that she got after a fall and a concussion. >> wall street turning its attention from the now averted fiscal cliff. to corporate earnings. the market update is after the break. ♪
now for today's market update. >> pam: stocks start the week lower. as investors move on from the deal that narrowly avoided the "fiscal cliff". and turn their attention to corporate earning reports. and how they've been affected by the presidential sandy." on wall street. the dow lost 50-points the nasdaq dropped two. and the s-and-p-500 lost four points. dropping off from the five-year high it reached on friday. >> wonder bread. >> we are going to call it a loser. it has gone away. however, they are the world's largest bread maker. the cable business, with the hostess/twinkies will be on the sale later. i told this
story because it teach jus' about a branting fa branting fa >> what about the local economy for the team? >> yes it is difficult to say spend $5,000 on tickets. however, this is an international payments. and it will remind people how beautiful san francisco is. tourists, perhaps one-$2 million for people outside of the city to come in and watch the game. and even businesses, with now the want 30,000-$35,000. >> and now hockey? >> it is nice to see that the lock out is over. they
are respected to lose about $2.5 million per game. detroit, maybe 1.95 not think the impact is that big. we found distractions the economic impact is not quite as.. back from it and nhl lockout, as the money producing nfl. >> espn has spent $500 million for exclusive rights. and it is going to be on broadcast. it is not pay-per-view but it is cable. disney and espn are big winners. it has the
makings of a great team. however, alabama is favored by 9.5. >> i think they're going to kill them. thank you. ketch us in the mornings. catch them -- catch us in the mornings. rigidif >> jacqueline: temperatures in the 50s and 60s. as for goal for one say the changes are overturned. the chance for showers returning. and the cool down will even more towards thursday. for the morning and the afternoon. taking a look of fog tracker 4. through the livermore valley and also through san jose. the early morning hours through 5:00 a.m., the
fog is south of the golden gate. and as we take a look at a 7:00 a.m. if it shows that it is clearing perhaps it will be a little bit more clearing. the dense fog advisory already has been issued for the delta. the east bay, the peninsula, the south bay, towards morgan hill. reduced visibility giving yourself some extra time. please slowdown. as for temperatures a very nice afternoon. low 60s for the bay area. 63 and in santa rosa, and pleasanton. 59 in san francisco. 59 in richmond as reticulated the satellite and radar. these high clouds over the bay area this afternoon. the stormtracker is well to the north today and it will stay
that way tomorrow. however, towards wednesday we are going to see it breaking down. futurecast. the chance of rainfall just a 30 percent chance. wednesday, towards thursday and we will just see mainly cloudy conditions in dealing with chilly conditions on wednesday. that can carry over on thursday and friday. for the weekend, saturday the day we are going to be watching closely. a slight chance of showers in the morning will keep you posted as the morning progresses. >> the world's largest consumer electronics show is going to begin in las vegas. phones, gadgets, and computers. i will show you what to expect, coming up.
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>> pam: the world's largest consumer electronics show, c=e=s, is about to begin in las vegas. three -thousand exhibitors are busy setting up. to show off more than twenty- thousand new products that will be seen by the 150- thousand people who are expected to attend. the show officially begins tomorrow, but there are already big tech headlines coming out this years show. our tech reporter gabe slate gives you a preview of what c=e=s. >> the amazing resolution of the pixel the current is 2 milion and now the new standared is 8 million pixels it can give you about
four times the resolution. the other big buzz word is phablet a phone and tablet is from samsung whit the galaxy note smart phone that had a giant screen. it is the first very popular item and it now all want in on the action. we can expect to see a ton of these. and c e s also offers celebrities. in the ladileap years past, now bill clinton will be speaking. at the keynote address. i do not know what he is going to safe but we will keep you updated. we
have already seen some quirky new gadgets this have before trtracks the amount of food, and training you to take your time. it also comes with a mobile applications there is also a happy spoon in development. this will be available in the month of april. make sure to stay attuned to kron 4 will keep you updated on all the gadgets. south if
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(male announcer) this is bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> a 750=foot oil tanker sideswipes the bay bridge. about 30 to 40 feet ot the fender system was damaged and will need to be replaced. but unlike the cosco busan collision five years ago, there was no significant damage to the ship and no oil spilled in the bay. the ship bound for ecuador is still being inspected and the crew is being questioned
tonight at six. the bay bridge hit. no injuries were reported. the busy span remained open to traffic after the tanker- called "overseas reymar" - struck a tower of the west span of the bridge. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c news. tonight we have team coverage on the crash. kron4's charles clifford is on treasure island with the damage done to the bridge. but first we'll begin our dan -- exactly what >> reporter: investigators will take time determining on how this happened. >> this remained off the coast of treasure island on monday as investigators try to piece together how and why it slammed into the bridge as it was going out to the sea. >> initial findings are showing that there is no oil spill or discharge.
>> at the time of the crash the double hull tanker had no petroleum or other fuel. that is a good thing when you look at the damage. from this video from sky 78 pc 7. >> i would characterize this as a crushing. where the fed during the system worked, as advertised. it diminished the central damage of the actual bridge. >> there was one-quarter mile visibility at the time of the crash. even if there is limited visibility there is plenty of ways to avoid the bridge. >> the ships themselves have a navigational equipment, radar, radio, and they always communicate with the vessel traffic services. along the water, we also have the red and green buoy navigation. >> we are back live on
treasure island. the ship in question is off the coast of treasure island and it could be there for some time. they do not know how long it will take what they will interview everybody. and everybody will have to go through a drug test which is standard operating procedure. when this happens. that is the latest, dan kerman, kron 4 news. our team coverage continues. kron4's charles clifford is charles? >> reporter: caltran is a saying that it is structurally sound and within 20 minutes ahead act team at the tower 6. this is video from sky 7 hd from abc 7 news showing tower six of the bay bridge according to caltrans, the only thing damaged monday morning was the protective fender that wraps around the the fenders, which are made of wood and plastic, are designed to protect the
bridge from just collisions. >> this is basically a scrape for the bay bridge. the initial investigation should that the fender took the brunt of the allusion and preformed as it was designed. about 30 feet of the fender has been damaged replaced. it was damaged in a way that it was supposed to be. there's no structural damage to the bay bridge as a result of this allusion. so there will be no repair work done to the bay bridge itself, other than to fix the fender system. >> caltrans also says they will be checking the systems designed to prevent ships from hitting the towers. >> there are a number of measures on in place on the bay bridge to protect it during fog. from fog lights to signs to other different measures. we have no indication that any of those were damaged or not preforming. and we are investigating that now. today's incident comes more >> there were looking get towers 6 and working with the chp to make sure that
the bridge traffic from reno time of any danger. >> the team coverage continues with the route should have been along with this yellow peril.errol this is where the vessel had tower no. 6. along the yellow guidance online. it should have been in similar to the white but instead it went north. towards the island. indicating exactly what happened. if sideswiped tower no. 6. >> if you remember? it comes more than an than five - years after the container ship.the "cosco busan". hit the bay bridge in thick fog. and spilled more than 50- thousand gallons of oil into the bay. 26-miles of shoreline were contaminated by the oil. and more than 25-hundred birds
were killed. it cost more than 70- million dollars to clean up the mess. and the ship's pilot ended up going to prision after pleading guilty to two misdemeanor charges. >> pam: the woman who was doused with gasoline and set on fire alledgedly by her boyfriend. has been identified by her family. here you can see a picture of 25- year old starr lamare the mother of three young children, is being treated at the burn center at st francis hospital. a family member says, lamar is completely covered with bandages from the waist up and is breathing with the help of a ventilator. this is a picture of the suspect.who is now wanted for attempted murder and arson. police have identified him as 22 year old dexter oliver. the victim's family says, the alledged attack happened after the pair had an argument over clothes they were washing a nearby laundrymat. starr's sister says, this was the first time he has used any kind of physical force against her.
>> what is startling about this as that he has never been a violent just mostly are doing. for him to pour gasoline on her he is controlling, possessive. he is weird and follows are round. if she leaves the house he will go weather he does not talking her to anybody. and i just wanted to go to prison. and i do not want him that i want him in prison. >> pam: the victims family says, she had only been dating the suspect for about six - months. >> police say, he has an unusual haircut - with the design of a fish on one side-- and a lighting bolt on the other. it's possible that he left the scene by jumping on a muni streetcar. >> digging for the human remains left behind by two
serial killers in the central valley. is now underway again. last year, one thousand human bone fragments were found in this linden well. the remains were linked to wesley shermantine and loren herzog. two men dubbed the 'speed freak killers' in the 1980's and 90's. for their methamphetamine- induced killing rampage. kron 4's j.r. stone is he joins us live tonight from linden where digging has again begun again. j.r.? >> reporter: p.m., the digging has stopped because of the darkness. however, what a new date it has been. looking for more victims of the speed freak killers. this is where crews spent monday looking for human bones. less than a 100 yards from where remains were found last year. >> it is difficult for us to make a comparison this is our first excavation of this type.
>> reporter: fbi special agent herb brown says despite that fact, his team is prepared. they are searching a well that death row inmate wesley shermantine has pointed out as being a spot where bodies were disposed of. the fbi has met with shermantine and escorted him to these fields but say their source of information comes from all areas. >> what i will tell you is that if you rely on a statement of a convicted killer and only use that statement that is a perilous path you are taking. and we will not take that path. >> reporter: the well being excavated is 50 feet deep, those with the fbi are hopeful that they will be able to dig at least 5 feet into the ground each day. all with the hope of recovering the remains of victims who have been missing for years. >> the excavation that we are to in right now all this is dependent on weather it could be two- three weeks. >> reporter: the fbi will not say how much this will
cost but it is expensive. they will resume the excavation tomorrow at daybreak. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> this is certainly not the first excavation. these remains were found in remote sections and also bones and san walkin wher j. r. stone was the san mccai san walkinsan walki this will take multiple weeks. >> pam: the mother of michaela garecht tells us.
she feels much better that the f-b-i is now in charge. sharon murch. was critical from the start. about the way the san joaquin county sheriff department was handling the case. in part, she did not like how the department used heavy equipment to dig up tiny bone fragments. here is what sharon murch told kron 4's justine waldman earlier today: >> if the remains were removed carefully from the well and that they were carefully and properly identified, and i would not have to go through this. i with not have to worry about where the rest of my daughter's room mines might be. if this 3 in. bone returns. were the rest of my daughter's remains are --. >> pam: michaela disappeared from hayward 24- years ago. wesley shermantine, one of the so-called speed freak killers, said his partner loren herzog was responsible
for michaela's abduction. searchers found a bone fragement that may belong to michaela. in a well late last year. it is still being processed for identification. >> jacqueline: after a 40 start to answer in the 50s and 60s. 60s through santa rosa, 60s in redwood city. 57 in concord, 58 in the san jose. we are one to see more fog with the dadvisory issued fe areas on your screen. once again, reduced visibility with one quarter or less than one time. you are going to need some extra time in. the fog and a sunny warmer conditions. it could be short-lived. i will tell you all about it, coming up. >> pam: what happened on
the movie theater shooting in colorado. university in april of last officers deliver emotional testimony about what happened the night of the plus, president obama stirs things up with his new picks for key cabinet positions. and the u-s supreme court sets a date to hear prop 8 arguments. and whether it was constitutional for california voters to ban same-sex marriage. stay with us, we'll be right back!
>> catherine: president obama announced his choices for his cabinet. at least one of them quit to be controversial. sandra as though. >> he was the homeland and security and counterterrorism adviser read since 2009. now, john trand brennen local as the head of the cia. he was closely involved in planting the rate on osama bin of london. he close some of in london. >> he will replace david petraeus. >> this will be the greatest challenge grant opportunity of my life. >> leon panetta will be replaced by chuck hagel.
>> he has character, strength >> i am grateful for the opportunity to halt the strength of our country. and the country's alliances and to advance global freedom, decency and humanity. >> reporter: he has been critical of the afghanistan issues and while the vietnam veteran would be non- bipartisan the some republicans had pro-israel groups are voicing opposition >> i would suspect there could be some votes it befoagainst them at the end of the day. before the end of the day, the votes to be against them. but he is more than qualified. >> catherine: their opening of the senate confirmation will be quickly and nobody is expecting this to be fast. just last month, john kerry was nominated as
secretary of state. treasury, timothy guide to thei guy tarif president obama announced a couple of his choices for key cabinet positions today. both of them -- national security jobs.. and at least one of them the president is hoping for senate confirmation to expects that to happen. just last month he nominated massachusetts senator john kerry to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. and treasury secretary timothy geithner is expected of the month -- leaving yet >> berkeley assemblywoman nancy skinner is introducing a measure that would regulate ammunition sales in california. the bill would estabilish restrictions similar to those conecerning gun sales in the state. they include requiring sellers to be licensed. and buyers to provide valid identification. caps would also be placed on kits which convert guns into assault weapons. and large ammuntion purchases in short periods of time. would have to be reported to police.
says, it will hear arguments on the constitutionality of california's voter approved ban on same -sex marriage on march 26th. sponsors of proposition - eight. are challenging lower court rulings that struck down the measure last year. the ban will remain in effect until the high court makes a decision. which is expected in june. the high court will also hear arguments on a similar case. regarding the federal - defense of marriage act. in march. jared loughne >> jacqueline: changes with the chance of showers returning. we're also going to see a blast of cold air. lingering towards thursday and even friday. taking a look at the dense fog advisory. issued for a number of locations highlighted in blue. the delta, the south bay with reduced visibility with one quarter or less at times. definitely, giving yourself some extra time. that is not expected to clear. if you do run into those areas of low visibility, definitely slow down. temperatures of the
door with 40's. we are still going to see upper 30's. 30's in napa, santa rosa. and pleasanton near santa rosa, 46 degrees to start the day in san francisco. for the afternoon, nice conditions expected. low 60s in a number of locations. 60s in napa, vallejo. concord, and 60s through san jose. a look outside of the satellite & radar with these high clouds increasing. the storm track as well to the north. as we zoom out. it will be kept up to the north with high pressure. it will break down on wednesday with the chance of rainfall returning to the forecast. the rainfall, pinpointing will press towards the north bay by the later morning hours. the chance of rainfall for the afternoon. again a blast of cold air. it will lower our snow levels at 1,500 ft., locally. most of that
moisture from this system will be finished. the chance of snowfall not that good, locally. if there is a chance of lingering showers early thursday morning but the chilly -- showers could happen next wednesday morning. >> secretary of state of hillary clinton is coming back to work, but not for long. for over 60,000 california foster children, nights can feel long and lonely. i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamas for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.
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point they do not believe that any oil spilled into the bridge but there is containment nearby, just in case. they are keeping the ship here until they can determine how it hit the bridge with a truck tests and interviews are happening right now. dan kerman, kron 4. >> continuing our coverage the bridge is structurally safe. within 20 minutes, there was an assessment team looking for damage. the only thing they could find was a 30 ft. scrape. they say that the bridge itself suffered no damage. charles clifford, kron 4. >> the fbi has started their search of an abandoned well for human remains this is with these freed speed freak killers. on monday, you see the back rows. this
is 50 ft. deep. they are expected to go in least 5 ft. per day. county officials searched a nearby well and found 1000 human bone fragments linked to the speed freak killers. and clinton, kron 4. mother of the m is now thankful that the fbi is in charge. she believes that the sheriff's office crushed bone fragments belonging to her daughter that this a. 24 years ago. they believe that the fbi can bring her back home. justin waldman, kron 4. >> in san francisco, the one that was it doused with gasoline by her boyfriend is hospitalized at this burn center at st. francis. i spoke to her sister.
>> her skin was hanging off her face. this was p.o.. her hands were killed, her skin was hanging off like this. >> this is a photograph what is wanted for lars arson and a carattempted murder >> the three officers. >> the top priority rv public safety. >> we have to get a handle on a public safety challenges and the number of homicides, a downpour. >> everything that we do in of the past two be involved with public safety. in oakland, haazig madyun kron 4. >> take a look behind me in san carlos it ran off the runway and into the damage
there were two people on board. this plane is registered and arizona coming from los angeles. the airport was shut down for several hours. >> the world's largestthe largest consumer electronics show kicks offpreview the hottest tech gadgets. 3000 exhibitors and this officially begins tomorrow but there is already headlines coming out of this year's show fewer tune in tonight i will tell you all about its, kron 4. >> jacqueline: another nice day and store once we get through the fall. temperatures were in the 50s and 60s. certainly, it was a very nice day with temperatures mild in the 40's and mainly fifty's right now. 55 in san francisco. 54 in san jose
here is what can expect with areas of dense fog mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures. more 60s tomorrow and as we go towards wednesday changes will return with chances of showers returning. temperatures dropping, significantly in all left a portion of the week. dense fog similar to what forsaw today. those areas will see reduced visibility with one- quarter of one less or less. definitely, you want to give yourself some extra time. and it is recommended to slow down in areas of reduced visibility. making sure you do not hit anybody. mostly sunny skies 60s through san mateo, hayward. 61 in livermore, concord a
look of the satellite & radar with high clouds over the bay area right now. however, this is where to the north at this time it will stay there with wednesday will change and break dallas. the chance of rainfall returns. the chance of rain along the north bay coast there will moved but later morning we will see just as far out as the computer model will go but boring full possible on wednesday. mainly, colder weather on wednesday and thursday. take a look at those temperatures. warming up a little bit for the weekend but the chance of rainfall returns. >> pam: the least stress. the latest of the victim's
off the colorado theater shootings. another broke down when he described how the floor of the theater was soaked with blood. hillary clinton returned to work today and was welcomed with some playful items. this was her first return and formal meeting when she was injured with a concussion, that was from fainting from dehydration because of a stomach flu
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>> experts saythe families of the victims of the colorado movie other side. higher pay often makes other jobs sound more attractive than your current position. but they could be very stressful jobs. so when looking at the big picture, consider this. list of the least stressful jobs. number one is a university professor. career-cast credits high growth opportunities for professors, low health risks and good pay. the median annual salary for a professor is $62,000 dollars -- with salaries at some top universities pushing 200-thousand. next up is a seamstress or a tailor. the median salary of less than 30-thousand dollars may not be mouthwatering and attention to detail is key -- but seamstresses and tailors are able to be creative, often work in quiet environments, and physical demands are low. medical records technician has the third place spot. pay is just over 30- thousand, but it's a
growing profession. jeweler comes in fourth. rounding out the top five- medical lab technician. also on the list of low stress jobs. audiologists, dietitians, hair stylists, librarians and a very unlikely one - a drill press operator. i'm alison kosik in new york. >> pam: in sports. after finally ending the player lockout. the n-h-l gets ready for a shortened season . and it's the 49ers and packers. again. in the n'f'l's divisional playoffs saturday at candlestick. gary's next with all the sports
>> pam: gary radnich? >> the bigger question is can aaron rogers. he is talking about saturday's game. >> one of the best things we did was to score points. and, who were on at that date, mentally, physically. we're preparing to play a great football game. >> going back to the west coast, there are a lot of people in the area. and a lot of cheese tends coming down to the game. >> he is capable of making every throw. we understand that. and it seems very exciting to come off of this bye week.
>> coach harbaugh was talking about the opening team game of the season. right now, by virtue phil is a three-point favorite fourth far pfft >> the season for griffith is over. he has injured his right knee, a real injury of is right kneecap recap and re injury the word is that he went over to the sideline and said coach i can do it, let me play. shanahan and gryphon. >> he asked me if i was okay and i said yes. my job is to play. >> and i asked the doctor if he was okay. and i passed it
is it ok if he goes back into the game and he said yes. >> and if washington would have it there to recall what a courageous performance. heat and the coach were in sync. oliver, because they lost. the coach set him up for a serious injury. he is going to be examined by a number of doctors or the next couple of days. to see how serious this is. andy reed, a kansas city we talked all about this last week. here he is with a five year deal. 14 years in philadelphia. it was time he got fired last monday. and he was introduced today in the kansas city. >> i am ready to go. this is
what i do. i am ready to go. >> and he is ready to go. take a look at the sacthis student, zack.. he certainly can go back and get his degree. playing at danville's high school and he always wanted to play and professional football. he is one of the better tight ends and football. jacqueline bennett is all smiles the nhl is going to play 48 games. the second time in 20 years they have played this schedule. normally, they play 82 games, but now the captions are telling the teams and fans to be ready on january 19th and jacqueline, of course we are teasing you
and we are no that you are happy. >> pam: i am happy that she is happy. >> jacqueline: it is wondering about the quality they have not really had time to prepare with any preseason. >> it will be a diluted game. and if i could be the bad guy. the next time you hear a fan the say that i love my team. let the purchase and $8 a year and a $99 sharks jersey. the owners and the fingers kv one finger. >> jacqueline: i do not know wae owners are taking such a big chunk of the profits. >> i am a believer in both sides. you will lead to the owners. and i am just saying that the players if they have enough players in the unions. of course they want to play it is a 5050 split.
43 in favor. >> if not actually read up on it. >> i had been studying all night! [laughter] and i would always say it as a venture capitalist who ever takes the risk. >> jacqueline: if they are still making a lot of money. >> perhaps not as much as the n f l. >> with a great news for jacqueline's. pinnacle bryan >> kobe bryant and dwight howard almost came to blows. so kobe bryant sent this out. of course, they are three games under 500. and on a serious note dwight howard tour the shoulder
when he got tangled up. he will be out indefinitely and now it gets really bad for the lakers. and he suffered a concussion after taking a blow to the face from denver's player. he is out, and definitely and a love the place, with all of this name talent are really going to have a go of it. kobe bryant is tweeting. i guess that he is going to be tweeting in the morning and by that same night, up $350,000. and the idea is that if you are tweeting. and if guys like that get enough attention. and i am about to take a ice bath. >> pam: yes?
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