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>> reporter:now at eight and only on four: a bay area family -- whose boy was mauled by pit bulls -- speaks out after their neighbors get new dogs to replace those vicious ones. >> reporter:you're going to want to hear what they have to say. a san francisco city worker behind bars -- now formally accused of running a woman over at the park. bart up and running again. but it's not all smooth sailing. >> reporter:kanye pops the question in our own
backyard. tonight -- new details about the affair you won't see anywhere else. and our tech reporter -- gabe slate -- *weighs in on apple's new lightweight gadget everyone is talking about. (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. now at 8-- >> catherine: new tonight at 8-- more disturbing details are emerging.after lynne spaulding's body was found in a stairwell at san francisco general -- days after she was reported missing. >> reporter: after hearing about man's tragedy one woman wrote a letter to the hospital and sheriff office about her ordeal. she decided to run an errand and the senate to use the stairs she heard the door slammed
behind her. she was knocking on doors as loudly as she could but nurses, and visitors and other staff were walking past and the hallways and no one heard me. i was fearful to go to the other door behind me update decided to block the other door. that's when i told them that i simply walked entered lightning or deal only took about 15 minutes the obamas said she would like to see changes in the hospital with security. >> not according to what seems to be good security practices. but this is disturbing and not surprising. >> reporter: hospital spokesman said this is the second incident of hearing someone locked inside the stairwell. with lance tragic story in this e-mail.
>> catherine: in the south bay. >> catherine: a surprise guilty plea in a high- profile sexual misconduct case involving a san jose high school administrator. 34-year-old joseph reghitto is accused of unlawful sexual contact with a minor >> catherine: the plea change came just as the case was about to go to trial. reghitto is a former vice principal at san jose's leland high. he was also the sophomore class advisor. and oversaw student activities. >> catherine: he was arrested last year. >> the charged victim was a senior at or just starting his senior year in the 20001112 school year. she was a student there as they started to engage in flirtatious text messaging back and forth. >> catherine: the victim's father says messages were sent in three police say it eventually led to a sexual act in a park near the school.
reghitto must now register as a sex offender. >> catherine: he faces as long as 3 years in prison. >> ."we're running again. >> make me happy that they were running again. >> catherine: tonight commuters are just happy >> catherine: that bart trains began running again today.after the 4-day strike. although things were off to a rough start this morning. with delays and some long lines. >> catherine: the trains also started later than hoped. the strike ended late last night. with all sides agreeing to some new contract terms. kron 4's dan kerman is here now to explain the new terms. and what it all means. dan? >> reporter: a 12.5 increase over four years, and this increase is about 15. 0.4% if you include money for
their pension. workers will start contributing to their pension with 1 percent of their salary in the first year of to 4% and the final year. the district is picking up about three- quarters of that cost. $92 a month to $134 for the fourth year occurred or wolves will only be eligible for overtime if they have worked for the year hours and a week. 40hrs in a week. annual bonus of $500 if riderships improve. >> reporter: union members set to vote on it next week. catherine?
>> reporter:the bart strike is over -- and governor brown announced late today that he wants a 60-day cooling off period to help prevent an a-c transit strike. >> reporter:yesterday, the board investigating the a-c transit labor dispute concluded that a strike will cause "significant disruption in public transportation services and significant harm to the public's health, safety, and welfare." >> reporter:the alameda county superior court will consider the governor's request for a 60-day cooling off period tomorrow morning. on two previous occasions, ac transit management and union leaders have reached tentative agreements on new contracts, but both were rejected by the union's members. >> catherine: during his seven year's with the giants -- tim lincecum has become one of the faces of the franchise but a lot of people expected him to leave for greener pastures as a soon-to-be
free agent >> reporter: kron four executive sports producer jason appelbaum is here -- with the latest on lincecum's future. >> reporter:this after the giants and lincecum agreed to a two year, $35 million dollar contract this afternoon.which will bring his tenure with the giants to nine years once this deal expires >> reporter:it's the second straight two year deal he has signed with the team.this one for $5 million less so he's taking a slight pay cut. >> reporter: still great money for a dianne who wins 20 wins 29 losses. over the last two years. >> reporter: obviously he was crucial in both championship runs. out of the bullpen last year. and
you know, he seems to just sit here in san francisco. at age 29 if he can put together a couple of solid seasons he would be in line for another big payday >> catherine: a lot of people say keep him here! >> reporter:if you got an invitation to the kanye west kim kardashian engagement party at att park - you'd go, right? >> reporter:we'll, there's one guy who was invited - but declined to attend. i'll introduce you to him and show you why he said no to the celebrity duo. >> catherine: also ahead at eight. what happens when this dog comes in harm's way.and what her owner has to say about it. >> catherine: plus: people
around the world hoping they know this little girl. we'll explain why. and coming up next-- distrubing new details near reno. where a student shoots and kills his teacher. we're there as the investigation heats up. >> jacqueline: already starting to return near the coast line the visibility at the half moon bay we will coast line the visibility at the h[ male announcer ]ll the founder of mercedes-benz once wrote something on a sheet of paper ♪ the challenge always accepted. and the calling forever answered. ♪ introducing the all-new 2014 s-class. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing.
>>911: where are they with the gun caller: sparks middle school" >> catherine: new tonight at 8-- we're hearing from people who know the heroic teacher. kron 4's j.r. stone is in sparks with the story. >> reporter:the terrifying moments monday morning when a student opened fire on others at sparks middle school.when it was all said and done two students had been shot, math teacher michael landsberry had been killed. >> was the guy that would have jumped in near. t here!. >> reporter:the guy who would jump in to help did just that. landsberry tried to stop the 7th grade shooter from doing anymore
harm. his students say he suceeded. >> reporter:a shot in the chest that proved to be fatal for a man who had been given 25 awards for his military service over the years. but a math teacher who seemed to like the simple things in life. >> for halloween he would try to be batman. >> reporter:a teacher that these kids won't soon forget. >> a lot of memories. without mr. lansbury nothing will be the same. i do not believe the children will have enough to come back to school next week. it >> catherine: we're learning more about the accident that killed two bart workers saturday. the n-t-s-b says its investigators spent most of
the day interviewing bart management and as kron 4's scott rates found out, the car was operating normally when it hit the two men. >> reporter: for a third day the ntsb answering questions about the deadly bart accident that killed bart employees larry daniels and chris sheppard >> these interviews for conducted to obtain an affirmation for the training provided to these workers. >> reporter:we now know that there were two trainees in the car, and that they were switching in out of operators booth before the accident we have also learned all the systems on the car were working properly
>> reporter:in addition the workers were granted what's called simple approval before going to out on to the track simple approvel means both men were responsible for there own safety the ntsb has sent data, audio, and video recording to a lab in dc for possessing >> inspector and consulted more to remain together one designated as a look out, the look out must be positioned outside the train operating envelope appeared to view incoming train from many directions in any tracks. >> reporter:and right now there is no indication if the two employees were fowling procedure we have learned the ntsb will be doing to reenactment wednesday from noon to 3:30p during that time bart will be running a bus bridge around the pleasant hill station.
>> reporter:a dog in the central valley.now living without one eye.is being called a hero.after a violent confrontration with a burglar. the german shephard was beaten during a burglary.and lost her right eye. >> reporter:9-year-old flash was alone at sparky's electronics store.flash's owner runs the store. >> reporter:it's uncloear exactly what happend.but flash had surgery.and is now back at the store.appearing lively and friendly despite losing an eye. the owner is planning to offer a reward to help catch the burglar who injured her dog. >> catherine: new tonight at 8-- millions of people in northeastern china area dealing with crippling air pollution. heavy smog has led to terrible visibility.
>> catherine: as little as 20 feet in some areas. it's also a serious health hazard. kron 4's charles clifford has details on how the pollution could eventually reach the bay area. >> reporter:these are images from the city of harbin, which is about 600 miles northeast of bejing. a lack of wind and high humidity combined with pollution from coal fired power plants and burning farm fields has created this very thick smog. >> reporter:cars and busses are getting lost, roads are closed, this is a shot from the airport where you can barely see the planes. >> reporter:now, the pollution isn't just an inconvenience, the particulate matter here has reached as high as 1000 micrograms per cubic meter. the world health organization considers anything over 300 to be hazardous. they say that severe respiratory problems could develop if this goes on much longer. >> reporter:even though these pictures are from thousands of miles away some of this smog could eventually reach our shores. scientists have long known that westerly wind flows across the pacific carry chinese pollution in our direction but in a
study published earlier this year, researchers revealed just how bad the problem is. scientist studied six months worth of air samples taken from the chabot observatory and mount tamalpais. what they found was that as much as 29 percent of northern california's air pollution originates in china. >> reporter:the problem could get even worse here. as winter sets in and temperatures drop, people will start turning up the heat and burning wood to keep warm thus creating even more air pollution. >> reporter:in the newsroom, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: if you like to send an ab work picture to be featured on air send it to breaking news kron4 that come for me at twitter patric >> jacqueline: low sixties
in san francisco and the south bay little cooler. the fog will the fog thick winter there all alone are to die. >> jacqueline: the fault will be returning with a dense fog. already seeing reduced visibility we will see temperatures on the cool side once again >> jacqueline: i will have your complete forecast at 845 parent
>> reporter: estimated at anywhere from 4 to 6 years old old known as maria. she has been living with or claim to be her parents but they abducted. authorities are trying to figure out a sheet is babylisa erwin. kidnap before her first birthday. they be lisa marin would look like this now 3 years old the pages does the ages cannot match up exactly. officials say that they have received more than 8000 calls about little more rea. eight of those calls are promising an for
connected to a missing person case and the u.s.. >> catherine: three former zoo elephants have arrived at their new home in northern california. and a former game show host is behind it all. former "price is right" host and animal activist bob barker worked it out. he also paid for the move.. others at a big plot of land in calaveras county. >> catherine: barker paid close to a million dollars to make it possible. the elephants had been living in cramped conditions at the toronto zoo. >> i had a job that i loved. doing what i loved. i was well paid for it and now i am spending my money. i intend to die who broke. >> catherine: the move took 2 years. barker says there wasn't a lot of cooperation between the zoo - and an animal welfare society.
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at the press event and shows us the new i=pads >> 20% thinner across the entire device >> reporter:- the ipad air is the world's lightest full size tablet >> reporter:- it weighs just 1 pound. >> reporter:- i got my hands on it -- it's really thin it feels like the ipad mini >> reporter:- super light super thin >> reporter:- it would be very easy to keep the ipad air in your bag and >> reporter: >> reporter: carried it all around all day. >> reporter:- and apple unveiled a new ipad mini that features the high resolution retina >> reporter:screen that the i=phone and full size i=pad have. >> reporter:- the new i-pads
have apple's new speedy a7 chip built in, so they will be a lot faster than existing models. >> reporter:- here is something that surprised me and a lot of journalists there >> reporter:- apple did not build in the new finger print touch id security feature into these >> reporter:new i=pads. that is a dissapointment. and they are keeping their high prices >> reporter: >> reporter:- the ipad air hits the market november 1st. >> reporter:- apple did not give a release date for the ipad mini but we expect it to come out in november. >> catherine: still ahead on kron 4-- >> catherine: facebook does an "about face" on one of its toughest policies. see what you're saying about it. >> catherine: plus: a bart station in need of a
>> catherine: authorities say thomas burnoski ran over christine svane=meer at holly park last month. then drove away. >> catherine: kron 4's justine waldman is live at holly park with the details. justine, we're hearing the suspect turned himself in? accuse >> reporter: of killing his mother, right here. charged for felony and manslaughter and hit and run accused of running over christine 7 mire. he was caught a short time earlier. his lawyer has maintained from the beginning that he did not know he meant anyone over. just a few months the to the few minutes ago, this is a
horrible case and the want to let people know that san francisco park is safe. >> like to make sure that justice to the family and justice to the community which is barry corbin. our sake our parks should be a safe haven. >> reporter: succumb back out here live at holly park there is a memorial set up for the victim. with flowers and candles burning. this is where she was sunbathing and where thomas byrne announced he is accused of running her over. thomas burnoski-his
arraignment is set for tomorrow afternoon. >> reporter: the test ban less than a month wednesday to pay bulls attack the young boy. those two dogs have been replaced by two more docks and the arctic bulls and the argonaut puppies. you can see the video were at the scar is on hunter face and likely to remain for the rest of his life. he will have to go through several more surgery and skin grafts + physical therapy this has been very disconcerting to hunter and his family.
>> is there any legality stores this spirit i doubt that there is patrick one of the situations where people seem to be insensitivity of and it just baffles my mind. i know that they are far away from me but i'm just going to be staying away appeared >> reporter: made a phone call in to that family and they have not returned my phone call. there is nothing illegal about them all mean the new box. about them owning these e new dogs.
>>video >> catherine: the blue angels are returning to san francisco next the year. at the navy says bill have a full schedule for the 2014 to see sen. the team suspended its 2013 performance schedule this spring after for spending cuts. but next october 11th and 12th they will be back in the bay area. san francisco is just one of 35 cities they will be visiting. >> catherine: facebook is in a tough spot - trying to decide what's appropriate for the social network and what's not. grant is back.he's following this story - which a lot of people feel strongly about. grant? >> reporter: you can put the
violent videos their bochy can not like them. facebook one really would like the condemned. >>eric: yay, beheadings! but if you show any nudity you will be drawn and quartered. then that video will be posted on facebook. >> reporter: some breast- feeding moms have had their videos removed from facebook. lindsey says breast feeding and and fit causes mothers to lose their accounts. >> reporter: now drawn and quartered represents reference to punishments so a little history lesson there.
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>> reporter: cutting it was proposed to kim kardashian last night at at&t park on her 33rd birthday. it was quite the affair, san francisco style. the celebrity couple posted a whole slew of pictures on and mr. gramm. the rapper rented out at&t park for 35,000 grandparent he proposed to her with a 15 carat diamond ring. there is even drawing its own larry
baer with mama crisp. one guy did it one guy did get invited the he was too busy. >> was too busy. i could not do it. and and look up conjugate propose to cam at park and i missed it. and i could have been the shelf. chef >> focus is my restaurant and my customers. she >> reporter: f bruised heel says i would have cut a cheeseburger. >> reporter: kardashian was
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francisco i have no idea how they got in here i know how they got in here and believe it or not it was as simple as walking down a set of steps. >> reporter:vandals cut this fence that runs along the bart tracks you can see the tempoary fiz using zip ties they is was easy access to the tracks in fact is you follow the tagging it leads straight >> reporter:this is terrible >> reporter:this couple is not from the usaand it's their first time riding bart ever first off i'll let him say his name now you see why laughter and i'm from denmark in europe its really ugly it dosent look good >> reporter:just about everything in the station was vandalized from the courtesy phone to the yellow strips in place for the blind >> reporter:some people i spoke to told me this was done out of frustration for the bart strike, i disagrees thiw was just pure destruction of property it's very bad that they do that bart the station >> reporter:instead of keeping in nice it looks ugly but it wasn't just the bart station, you are looking at bart employees cleaning up a vandalized train caryes taggers also spray painted bart trains here is a photo i obtained
showing one of the trains before workers started working on it >> reporter:bart police are looking for any survalliance video in hopes of catching the culprits but they left no evidence, only the mess and this can of beer and if you are wondering yes they walked down the tracks throught the tunnel to get here congratulation you now you know where some of your fare will be goingto the clean up of this mess which will take a couple of week at best at glen park bark station stanley roberts kron 4 news >> jacqueline: you can see the falk did cleared up round the coast line but here no such luck. if you like to send and in weather picture you can do that at our facebook fan page fog
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former boyfriend who uc here was charged with her murder on friday. >> jacqueline: threw the overnight hours it will remain not seeing fog influence. the fault will be at the coastline and least in the afternoon. one of the areas most affected is the north bay valley. lasting from 11:00 in the morning for a quarter of a mile at
times. give yourself extra time when leaving tomorrow morning. >> jacqueline: as you look better extended forecast to announce the changes we also has a slight chance of showers heading into the weekend but it does look very slim will tell you more about that as it become closer. >> catherine: gas which nba game was much fun to watch? gary is up next.
>> gary: lincecum to a 2- year, $35 million contract which amounts to a $5 million paycut from his last two year deal which was worth >> gary: still, pretty good money for a guy who has 20 wins and 29 losses over the last two years and who's era has balooned over that time. >> gary: his old self last season highlighted by his first career no hitter back in july against the padres >> gary: he's a 2-time cy young winner.and a four time all-star.and he helped the giants win two of the last four world seriesas a starter in 2010 and out of the bullpen in 2012. he will be 31 when the contract is up and will have spent the first 9 years of his career in san francisco something
>> gary: the giants beautiful ballpark hosted a beautiful yvette last night. kanye and kim engaged at at&t park >> gary: kanye west proposed to kim kardashian yesterday night at at&t park west rented at&t for the occasion for a reported $35,000 it was kardashian's 33rd birthday >> gary: larry baer was there posing with kim's mom kris jenner >> gary: west reportedly proposed to kardashian with a 15-carat diamond ring made by celebrity jeweler lorraine schwartz. >> gary: a lot of peoplekim gave birth to the couple's first child daughter north west, in june sat as how could the giants do that? >> catherine: why not?
>> jacqueline: some people are just tired of the overload and the allies ofkanye and kim. >> gary: my mom told turned it off. my motto ...turn it odff >> catherine: 35,000! >> gary: everyone wants to get in on the action. so they did not heard anything. >> gary: married twice before the last to nba player chris humphries in 2011 lasted only 72 days >> gary: don mattingly looks like he's on the way out as
dodgers manager after stating his displeasure with his contract situation the team fired his top assistant today >> gary: basically i do not like the way management has treated me. >> gary: but don't look for 3-time world series champion tony larussa to be his replacement larussa reiterated in a radio interview today that he is not interested in a return to managing larussa retired after managing the st. louis cardinals to the world >> gary: warriors voted most fun >> gary: in the annual nba.com general manager survey the warriors were voted the most fun team in the league to watch the warriors got 41.4 percent of the votes the 2nd place team the los angeles clippers only garnered 17.2 percent and while spephen curry was voted best shooter and 3rd at shooting guard he didn't get one vote for point guard his primary position for the team. >> i am a point guard. i
played the position, at the way i play it. that is not my game. >> gary: jaguars kids clinic >> gary: like the 49ers did yesterday their opponent sunday at wembly stadium the jacksonville jaguars held a kids football clinic in london today jaguars tight end d.j. >> gary: williams had some very nice things to say about the women in england >> gary: >> i always see my future wife being from the u.k., the beautiful hair and accent. so hopefully, something like that may happen. >> gary: is appealing his
two-game suspension for illegal hits against the chicago bears last sunday. meriweather was called for a receiver alshon jeffrey then launched into brandon marshall after a dropped >> gary: he thought the league should out fo the league because of suspension stands, it will >> jacqueline: >> catherine: stay connected with kron 4 download one of our mobile apps. our next newscast is you then. goodnight. avo: at volkswagen we believe everyone deserves a better car.
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