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witness: at least 10, 12 bodies the driver then crashed into the fence outside the houses of parliament.he then jumped out with a pair of knives and attacked an armed police officer, stabbing him mutiple times before other officers could respond.nat three gunshots. the next, of course, was chaos.nata member of parliament tried to give mouth to mouth resucitation to the mortally wounded officer. emts from a medivac helicopter were unable to save his life. the attacker died after being taken to a hospital.he has not been identified.natback on the bridge, a scene of carnage. people rushed to help the injured ... some of them beyond help.nat.at least 20 people were hurt, some critically..one woman was pulled out of the river with serious injuries.police and ambulances flooded the scene ... mark rowley / acting deputy commissioner of the met police: whilst we currently believe there was only one attacker, i'm sure the public will understand us taking
every precaution in locking down and searching the area as thoroughly and exhaustively as possible. london's metropolitan police closed off several areas in the city, including the streets around the prime minister thersa may's residence at ten downing street.tonight she announcd tha parliament will meet as usial tomorrow ... and lononders will go about their day undaunted by the attack. never giving in to terror and never allowing the forces of evil to drive us apart (catherine)westminster bridge is just a short distance from the landmark london eye.the giant ferris wheel was shut down during the police response riders were stranded for hours. vicki? (vicki) now to a story you will only see on kron four news... a seventy three year old woman was the victim of a random attack on bart this morning that sent her to the hospital. kron4's maureen kelly talked to the victim.... and brings us her story.
the victim was still bloody from this morning's attack when i talked to her in her hospital room.she was being treated for a head injury....that required her to get six stitches....the stockbroker.got on the train here at the fremont station....and says she was reading a magazine headed to her job in san francisco's financial district when she says she saw an agitated man walk by her....and then she was attacked. she didn't remember what happened....sayi ng she blacked out. but bart police say the victim was kicked by the suspect...which slammed her into the side of the train. the suspect got off the train at the colesium station in oakland....where he was arrested. she got off the train at fruitvale and sought medical aide. this picture shows her raincoat covered with blood from the attack. some bart riders say they are surprised by this incident...others say more security is needed.that's a horrible thing it's not something you expect to happen on the train but clearly and every once in a while there is some police activity in
oakland or somewhere that delays you from getting into the city but living in fremont i can tell you we could use more security more police everywherei find bart relatively safethe victim says in the 20 years she's ridden the bart, nothing like this has happened to her..she says she is planning to continue to ride bart....but from now on she's going to sit in the front car near the driver....especially on those early morning rides to work. the suspect....identified as 23 year old wilbert winchester has been booked into county jail for one count of assault. maureen kelly kron4 news. (grant) another one of president trumps executive orders will soon have its day in court. the city of richmond is suing the president over his directive which would allow the government... to pull federal funding from sanctuary cities which refuse to follow federal immigration policy. kron 4's dan kerman is live tonight at richmond city hall with more on the lawsuit
"be it for public housing, transportation, education, police, the city of richmond receives millions of federal dollars 41 million already spent this year another 36 million yet to spend. now" sotthis is an unprecedented abuse of federal power wednesday richmond city leaders and their attorneys announced they are suing president trump over his executive order which threatens to pull federal funds from sanctuary cities and counties that refuse to enforce his immigration policies.sot joe cotchett/attorney representing city of richmond 20-30it says if you don't listen to me i'm going to take your funding away, the last i heard was that it's congress that gave the chief the money, its congress that helps the health of richmond , its congress that puts money into the local schools it is not the president and because federal funding comes from congress, the city of richmond asserts the president's executive order is
unconstitutional. they also say that order is causing panic among many who live in this citysot allwyn brown/richmond police chief 53-101what we are hearing from residents is a lot of fear, a lot of uncertainty a lot of anxiety around immigration issues.but city leaders made it clear maintaining the public's trust is the way is the best way to make richmond a safer city and thus they have no plans to start helping with immigration raidssot richmond has a long standing policy of not enforcing immigration regulations in the city and that not a practice of the police department, it has not been and it's not going to be.122/going to be live tag: "the city of richmond joins the city and county of san francisco and several other jurisdiction who have sued the president over this executive order. they are hoping a federal judge strikes it down as they have done to his travel bans. "
(grant) there are new revelations today - that president trump's personal communitcations ámay have been collected. republican house intelligence chairman devin nunes, a congressman from the central valley...says it's possible president trump and his transition team's personal communications were picked up through quote "incidental collection" -- during government surveillance after the november election. at a news conference today, nunes said he discovered the potential surveillance of trump himself while reviewing intelligence reports. nunes did not know whether the "incidental collection" happened at trump tower, and could not say for certain whether president trump's communications were directly collected. the president says he feels somewhat vindicated after hearing today's revelation. rep. devin nunes/(r) house intelligence committee chairman: "because what i saw has nothing to do with russia and nothing to do with the russian investigation. has everything to do with possible surveillance activities and the president needs to know these intelligence reports are
out there. and i have a duty to tell him that."(grant) top democrat on the house intelligence committee - adam schiff from the los angeles area...promptly fired back....saying nunes was out of line to brief the president ábeforeá the committee. schiff says that breach of protocall - calls into question whether the intelligence committee can be trusted to be impartcal. (vicki) this week's rain causing major problems for commuters this morning... first... a large tree fell in menlo park blocking off a busy intersection. it also took down some power lines knocking out power for some people in the area. this happened at the intersection of marcuseen drive and oak grove avenue... around 9 this morning. crews have removed part of the tree... and one lane has since reopened. (vicki) then in the east bay... an early morning crash in oakland left one dead and another with serious injuries. the collision happened around 4:30 this morning on highway 580 near harrison street. according to authorities... there were
four vehicles involved in the collision. police say one driver was getting out of his car when he was struck by another vehicle. that man was pronounced dead at the scene. authorities say another man was discovered under a vehicle. he was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. the cause of the collision is under investigation. (grant) these last few storms are not the gully-washers we've seen across the region this winter... but rain from the recent smaller storms are adding up.... perhaps nowhere more so than in the santa cruz mountains. kron four's rob fladeboe is in boulder creek, which is approaching record territory. rob? here in boulder creek some of the locals think in terms of feet not inches when theytalk about annual rainfall. so far this year, boulder creek has received just shy of seven and a half feet of rain and the rainy season has another month or so to go.
as traffic dodged the puddles left by the latest rain over night and this morning, the sun made a rare and welcome appearance to folks like richard hoime and jaime marx, who are weary of the wet weather.richard hoime/boulder creek residentjaime marx/boulder creek resident< it just makes you want to stay home all day and cook (laughs)...">heavy at times, the latest downpour, while fairly brief, added just over an inch of rain tothe already impressive totals here in the san lorenzo valley.they keep track of the rainfall here at johnny's super market. the chart by the front door, updated daily, says boulder creek has received 89.20 inches of rain since october 1st. that's almost twice as much as this time a year ago. dave meschi/boulder creek resident
inches night before last, that brought us up to 95. i bet we hot a hundred before the season is over...>that would make it the wettest year since 1997-98 when boulder creek recorded just over94 inches. for the unofficial record, one has to go all the way back to the infamous, killer storms of 1982 and 83 when the region saw a hundred and eleven inches. as the sun dodged between the clouds, folks who were here way back then are saying enough is enough.bruce niemayer/santa cruz resident< im getting really tired of rain, hoping for a dry spring and ready for summer...."> keep in mind too that there's still a few weeks left in the rainy season and im told that it's not unusual for spring storms to dump several inches at a time, pushing the numbers toward aa new high. live in boulder creek rob fladeboe kron 4 news
(vicki) still ahead... 'a very significant risk'. those are the words from experts who are warning people tonight... about what could happen - if the damage to the oroville spillway is not repaired soon. more on this story after the break... plus, gov. jerry brown: "mister trump, come down from trump tower and talk to the american people."(grant) governor jerry brown calling out president trump tonight - as the vote to repeal and replace obamacare looms. hear what else he has to say to the president...is coming up at 5:30.(vicki) and next, the vote is in. find out if california state university will be raising tuition for students - for the first time in six years. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
(grant) get ready to pay more if you or your child attends a california state university... the university board approved the tuition hike for the first time in six years... tuition is going up 270- dollars a year at 23 different campuses. this means undergraduate tuition for the 2017-18 school year will now cost nearly 55-hundred-dollars. some students are pretty upset about it... that's money that could be used for rent. we already pay too much for tuition compared to how little it used to be. people are going into debt." (grant) the reason for the hike... the board says it needs more money to hire more professors, add classes for the growing enrollment, and
supplement the lack of state funding. (vicki) another big story we are tracking tonight at five... there's a troubling new warning tonight about the oroville dam spillway....still being repaired after significant damage..(grant) catherine heenan is here with details of what they're saying about the repair time-line.. (catherine) a team of experts is warning of a "very significant risk" if the main spillwayis not up and running again by the next rainy season... it's part of a report written by the federally-created investigating team for the oroville dam.it says that repair crews at the lake oroville dam have only a few months to make sure the spillwayis in good enough shape for the next rainy season -- which begins in november. the experts say it's 'absolutely critical' that water doesn't flow the dam's earthen spillway this spring...which could cause more erosion. and aside from the quick fixes -- they suggest the long-term repairs could continue for two years... authorities evacuated nearly 200-thousand people
last month....after huge holes appearedin both the main spillway and the emergency spillway... and they're worried the hole in the main spillway could get bigger.. repair crews have been on the scene almost non-stop since the problems developed.. (grant) in the oakland hills... potholes have become such a problem on thorn hill road... that one woman is taking matters into her own hands. linda foust says she was concerned potholes would damage her car... so she took some spray paint and marked white arrows pointing to them. linda's main goal was to stop people from driving over the potholes. but now...she hopes her hard-work will encourgage the city of oakland to fill them. (glo)in santa rosa. .. a driver flees the scene. . . after his car plunges into colgan creek while two other people are inside.the incident happened at around 9-30 last night. . . crews responded to colgan and santa rosa avenues.
they found a vehicle that had crashed through a fence. .. before plunging into the water. the current took it about 200-feet west. . . police say officers contacted the two people inside.they were able to get out of the car. . . and suffered non life-threatening injuries.officers are investigating to gain the identity of the driver.he is described as a black man in his early 20's. (vicki) in the sierra nevada... the fresh powder continues to fall. the first spring storm dropped about a half foot of snow around lake tahoe area. a good thing for resorts... but a tiring sight for locals. residents say keeping a clear path from the road to their home has been a constant task. one resident explained if you don't clear the path after each storm... the snow becomes solid and very difficult to remove. another resident simply gave up. (midge piland/resident): "we might as well be in siberia... we get four people over here and all dig it out. that night, it would just snow
again. i mean it snowed every single day. it just kept coming and come to where, this last bit of snow it was like okay we just let it go." the snow didn't just cover homes... it buried cars and busses. this jeep was ruined when a snow plow collided with it. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. scattered showers along with a few thunderstorms can be expected into the early
evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. .
(grant) yesterday was a frightening day for students and staff at king city high school in monterey county. authorities say around 11 a-m... one student was shot while sitting in his car just off campus. the school was put on lockdown for hours. police have released this image of the shooter. witnesses say he jumped a school fence and ran away. officials say that student who was shot will be fine. the around six p-m... authorities say three students were gunned down at the silver saddle motel... just around the corner from the high school. authorities say one is in critical condition.
school officials say those three are not students at king city high school. police say the two shootings may be related and both have gang undertones. (vicki) coming up, after years of huge losses and store closings... the future is officially in doubt for sears and kmart. what this could mean for the rest of major retail stores. (grant) but first, n-f-l owners are getting ready to vote on the raiders' potiential move to las vegas. tonight - we are hearing from the city of oakland as they fight to keep the team in the bay area.
,$8drw if you take medication, you may sometimes suffer from a dry mouth. that's why there's biotene. and biotene also comes in a handy spray. so you can moisturize your mouth anytime, anywhere. biotene, for people who suffer from dry mouth symptoms. (vicki) in oakland... past non-work-related marijuana use... will no longer be a reason to discriminate against applicants in the hiring process. this according to a resolution by councilmember rebecca kaplan - which passed unanimously by the city council last night. kaplan said in a statement - that people of color, particularly african americas, are disproportionately affected by hiring discrimination - based on past
marijuana use. kaplan says it will decrease employment disparities for those communities. exceptions will be allowed for positions where such consideration is legally required. (grant) the clock is ticking. the long awaited vote for nfl owners on whether or not the raiders will be allowed to relocate to las vegas maybe just a few days away. whatever happens one oakland city leader says he feels confident that las vegas cannot compete with what oakland has to offer. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story one proposal to move the raiders to las vegas, the other proposal keeps the team in oakland and at this points both proposals are in the hands of nfl ownerssot: larry reid/oakland city council "i think if you did a side by side comparison of what we submitted and the deal that the raiders is working on, ours is equal if not better"in a few days the city of oakland may find out if the majority
of nfl owners agree when the subject is finally put to a vote scheduled for monday. oakland's vice mayor larry reid is not making any predictionssot: larry reid/oakland city council: "it really is hard to gage where the nfl are in this whole process"however he says the fact that the majority of leagues shared revenue comes from national television agreements, gives oakland a clear advantage over las vegas sot: larry reid/oakland city council: "this is the 6th largest media market versus the 42nd or 43rd media market in las vegas"ried says one main sticking point for raiders owner mark davis is the oakland a'ssot: larry reid/oakland city council: "when we pulled the raiders and the a's together, i mean, mark davis made it absolutely clear, he wants to be the only team playing on that 130 acres" both the raiders and a's share revenue from the coliseum but reid says the raiders would have to share income in las vegas toosot: larry reid/oakland city council: "if they go to vegas they're going to have to share revenue with the university of las vegas so it is just mind boggling"what is also hard to figure reid says, there is no comparison in terms of existing
infrustructuresot: larry reid/oakland city council: "the nfl will tell you, this is probably the best for any sports franchise to be playing in out at the coliseum" nat/sot: haaziqagain you say you are feeling cautiously confident?sot: larry reid/oakland city council: "ah...no, i am not, because we are dealing with the nfl"that means when it comes time for the owners to vote, they could throw a yellow penalty flag against the city of oakland or a red flag calling for further review of both deals. reid is hoping for a hail mary that will keep the team in the oaklandsot: larry reid/oakland city council: "oakland is where the raiders should stay" this saturday the city and members of the lott group will be holding a big rally for the raiders at the oakland coliseum starting at 11:am. in okland haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) govorner jerry brown - sounding off on president trump. still ahead on
kron four news at five. the california governor sending a warning to the president - that his healthcare proposal could cost the people of california ámillions. (vicki) but first, we are following major news from overseas - where an attack has left 5 people dead and dozens hurt. what we know about this deadly attack.
(vicki) our top story at 5:30... five people killed and 40 others injured after a terror attack outside britain's parliament.... (grant) and it ended with the attacker being shot and killed.(vicki) this attack comes one year after the brussels terror attacks... where 32 people were killed and over 300 others were injured... in subway attacks and suicide bombings at the brussels airport...(grant) here is what we know about today's attack... again five people were killed.... the attacker, a police officer and three civilians... the assailant still has not been identified... but investigators believe they know who he is... and they think islamic extremism is a factor. they say the attacker ran down pedestrians with a suv on westminster bridge and then stabbed an armed police officer to death inside the gates of parliament before being shot and killed by police. white house
press secretary sean spicer... speaking out about today's attack... sean spicer/white house press secretary: we obviously condemn today's attack in westminster which the united kingdom is treating as an act of terrorism and we applaud the quick response that the british police and the first responders made to the situation. the victims are in our thoughts and prayers. the city of london and her majesties government has the full support of the us government in responding to the attack and bringing those to justice those who are responsible.(grant) extra armed police will be monitoring the streets in the coming days. and hundreds of officers are working on the case. (vicki) the lawsuit . . . filed in federal court on behalf of more than 50 survivors and family members of those killed. . . says both shooter omar mateen's employer and his wife were aware of omar
mateen's mental instability. his wife. . .noor salman. . . was arrested earlier this year. she pleaded not guilty in federal court to allegations she that she aided her husband in the massacre. trt:30/ "he had no hurry because he had the ability and tools to plan. he was gainfully employed by one of the largest private security forces in the world, g4s. he was given a class g license to purchase weapons and ammunition through his employment of g4s. he had a willing accomplice in his wife, noor salman, who secretly aided and abetted his plan of horror and destruction." mateen was an american-born man who pledged allegiance to isis. he gunned down 49-people last june at a gay nightclub in orlando.noor salman is currently awaiting trial. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... to
check on time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. scattered showers along with a few thunderstorms can be expected into the early evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. .
republicans' health care overhaul plan comes up for a vote tomorrow...(grant) among the people talking about that today -- president trump and california governor jerry brown... catherine heenan is here with details.. (catherine) it's interesting that today also marks the 7th anniversary of the affordable care act being signed into law......also known as 'obama care.' this was the scene as then-president obama signed the bill.. today....president trump has been trying to persuade some wavering house republicans to support the overhaul plan.. among the democrats rallying 'against' the plan today - california governor jerry brown. in the meantime...president trump continues to insist that 'obama care' simply wasn't working.. president trump - and putting enormous barriers in the paths of patients. we are going to help get this thing done. get
it figured out.it's a tough situation our country has been put in.governor jerry brown this is not about health care reform. this is about disease, death and suffering. mr. trump, come down from trump tower walk amont the people and see the damage. governor brown's administration says that parts of the republican overhaul bill would cost california more than 4-billion dollars in 2020....and nearly 19 billion dollars in a decade -- unless the state cuts back on health care benefits for the poor. tonight - some hard-line conservatives say the votes aren't there and republican partyleaders should start over. (grant) the trump administration is asking the u- s court to move quickly on the travel ban appeal... this comes after the prsident's lawyers filed documents with the court of appeals in virginia earlier today...
in the documents they argue that the matter is of national importance and should be reviewed as soon as possible. they also want the court to set an expedited schedule for filing laws. courts in maryland and hawaii blocked the revised ban, which would temporarily ban travel to the u-s from six predominantly muslim countries... saying it violated the constitution. (vicki) still ahead... police are warning iphone users of a dangerous prank - that involves the apple smartphone 'assistant' siri. what police are urging people ánot to do.(grant) but first, an attempted abduction caught on camera. where this happened and who police are looking for. (vicki) on wallstreet.... after a shaky start... stocks have finished mostly higher. the dow falling more than 6 points. the nasdaq rose nearly 28 points. and the s&p... picked up 4 points.
(grant) in southern california... the woman who abandoned her young toddler in a riverside store pleaded not guildty to felony charges yesterday. this is surveillance video of the woman and her two-year-old daughter entering a food-for-less store. authorities say the mother let her daughter wander off in the store. when a person brought the child back to her... the woman said "just leave her." police say the mother then abandoned the girl after paying for the groceries.
the woman is facing desertion and child endangerment charges. the child is in protective custody. (vicki)in southern california. . . a scary situation as a teen girl almost gets abducted while walking to school.take a look at this video. . . a man grabs the girl.she gets away and keeps walking.he then chases her as she takes off running.it happened at around 10-a-m monday morning as the girl walked to francis polytechnic senior high school. witnesses say the man was trying to pull her into his car.the video was all caught in front of one man's home. trt:05 /"to have this happen right in front of your house, especially pretty brazen in broad daylight was pretty shocking. it's probably not his first attempt."detectives searched the neighborhood for more clues.they say this is his getaway car. . . appearing to be a newer model, silver b- m-w with tinted windows. (grant) two iconic retail brands are warning investors... they could be closing their doors for good.
(vicki) a terrifying attack on bart during this morning's commute. pam moore is in the newsroom with what's coming up on kron 4 news at six. vicki... as you first reported on kron 4 news at 5... a woman in her 70's was on a bart train in the east bay early this morning... heading to work in san francisco. she was reading a magazine when a man randomly attacked her. she was kicked... and thrown against the side of the train. kron 4's maureen kelly talked to the victim about what happened... we will share her story... and what happened to her attacker tonight. we will have that story and much more on kron 4 news at six. vicki now back to you. (grant) an american institution is facing some
serious financial problems - so much so, that it may close its doors. (vicki) sears first opened more than hundred years ago, but as kron four's terisa estacio reports, today's competition is possbily proving too much to deal with. "it would be sad to see it go" ben cowlishaw, sears shopper "many people would lose their job, that's not good." rebecca garcia, sears shopper that - from those at this sears store in san bruno. "i just bought these shoes for a good price." larry saxton, sears shopper facing a gloomy outlook, with it's stock price at an all time low, sears announced wednesday that it is having substantial doubts about whether it will be able to keep it's doors open. "i just bought an electrolux washer, i wonder what is going to happen with my warranties." evelyn hu, sears shoppersears has dealt with financial problems in the past, with it's management saying they could stay afloat, despite tough competition especially with stores like target and
online giant amazon. "i know people like to shop online, but they should get out more and get going and come into sears. we here at tanforan need sears." ted balanay, sears shopper sears which bought kmart back in 2005 has stayed alive by taking big loans, and shutting some stores staving off massive closures. first openned in 1880s, many residents still remember fondly the sears catolog. "i remember picking out christmas presents." "i really hope they can figure things out." as far as what happens next, management continues to say that it is attempting to transform itself to continue to operate. in san bruno, terisa estacio kron four news (vicki) how important is it for
you to know where your friends and family are? today, google released a new app that allows you to locate other people's phones. the location-monitoring feature is a part of google maps app. google says it is a convenient way to let others know where you are without calling or texting them. but the company warns this feature could cause friction in relationship one partners want to track the other at all times. most smartphones already have this feature... for example, "find friends" on the iphone. (glo)a new prank is spreading across social media.it's calling on people to tell siri the numbers 1-0-8.(vicki)the problem is. . . if you do it. . .you could be holding up emergency lines.police are urging people not to do it.the reason. . . .siri will automatically connect you to the 9-1-1 dispatch center. police say i-phone users who
go along with the prank do not know what harm they could be causing.a large volume of calls could tie up emergency lines. 1-0-8 happens to be the emrgency services number in india. . .but police say it can be used as a panic code in the u-s. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
scattered showers along with a few thunderstorms can be expected into the early evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. . (grant) take a look at this...
girl tried to stole pope francis' hat. it happened in rome earlier this morning... the toddler got the chance to meet the pope at the vatican... but as the pope went to kiss her cheek, the toddler took his skullcap. you can see pope francis and his aides, as well as well as the child's family, having a good laugh about it. (vicki) after the break, brad pitt and angelina jolie are finally on talking terms again... find out how the stars have mended fences since their messy divorce.
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two are finally making peace. (vicki) the insider's louis aguirre joins us from hollywood with more on this story. (----louis----)yeah a lot has happened between hollywood's one-time golden couple since they split in september...but have the two finally made peace? webclipóbbcóan gelinaójolieóintvóreócambodiaó rzt 00:04:34angelina jolie: it was a very difficult time (tighten) and we are a family and we will always be a family. and we will get through this time and hopefully be a stronger family for it.vo#1a little over a month since angelina broke her silence about their one time acrimonious split.. angelina
and brad are finding peace and- with a source close to brad saying they are speaking directly to each toher once again.music hit vo#2the source also tells the insider- he's happy and relieved the custody battle has died down in the media- adding quote "brad knows angelina is a really good momvo#5on friday angelina and the kids arrived back to los angeles from london. and while brad's social life in la has been pretty low key since the split- behind the scenes, our brad source says he has been seeing the children when they are in town. trdkónyóinyvóinórobieóludwigó reójolieópitt 11:03:38 if parents get along during this process then the kids dont feel like they have to take sides which is ultimately better psychologically for the kids // 11:05:10 this was a family that basically they travelled together they were together all of the time and to have a situation where they can be kind to one another // 11:05:24 must feel tremendously healing to the kids we'll have so much more on this story tonight at 7 on the insider,for kron 4 news, i'm louis aguirre back to you (vicki) that wraps up kron
4 news at 5.(grant) steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) grant and vicki thank you. an elderly woman... randomly attacked on bart during the morning commute. next... she only talks to kron 4 about what happened.(pam) and we are staying on top of breaking news out of london.. and a terror attack that killed 4 people. we will have the latest on the situation there... and the response from the united states. kron 4 news at six is next.
(pam) that's after.... what police are calling a random attack. good evening i'm pam moore.(steve) and i'm steve aveson. kron4's maureen talked to the 73 year old victim in her hospital room. it's a story you'll see only on 4. this picture shows the victim's raincoat covered with blood from the attack. she didn't want to appear on camera....i talked to her at highland hospital where she was being treated for a head injury.... given 6 stitches and waiting for the results of a cat scan.this all started when she got on the train here at the fremont station sometime after 430 this morning. the 73 year old stock trader was sitting on the train reading a magazine. she says she noticed an agitated man walk by here....it was after that the attack happened. she says she blacked out. bart police say she was kicked by the suspect ....who's been identified as wilbert wallace....he was arrested after getting off the train at the colesium station and is being booked for assault
causing great bodily harm.the victim says she's never been afraid to ride bart but she's noticed on those early morning rides that there are a lot of homeless people using the trains for a warm place to sleep. other riders i talked to say they've seen it too.you know i've noticed it over appeared of time occasionally i see homeless people sleeping in one of the cars occasionally once or twice i've seen police come in and move them out there was one on this train obviously this is something going on security is sparsethe victim says she's still going to ride bart....but she did think more security is needed, saying in the 20 years she's ridden bart she has never seen a bart police officer on the train. bart says the do have a squad of officers based in san francisco who ride the train sometimes but with so many stations and hundreds of miles of track all over the bay area...those officers need to be able to quickly get to where ever they are needed...and that can't happen if they are stuck on the trains during a crisis.maureen kelly kron4 news
(steve) among the rainiest places in the bay area, rainfall in the santa cruz mountains is approaching 100 inches for the season.(pam) as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, officials are keeping close track of the numbers in boulder creek. as traffic dodged the puddles left by the latest rain over night and this morning, the sun made a rare and welcome appearance to folks like richard hoime and jaime marx, who are weary of the wet weather.richard hoime/boulder creek residentjaime marx/boulder creek resident< it just makes you want to stay home all day and cook (laughs)...">heavy at times, the latest downpour, while fairly brief, added just over an inch of rain tothe already impressive totals here in the san lorenzo valley.they keep track of the rainfall here at johnny's super market. the
chart by the front door, updated daily, says boulder creek has received 89.20 inches of rain since october 1st. that's almost twice as much as this time a year ago. dave meschi/boulder creek residentthat would make it the wettest year since 1997-98 when boulder creek recorded just over94 inches. for the unofficial record, one has to go all the way back to the infamous, killer storms of 1982 and 83 when the region saw a hundred and eleven inches. as the sun dodged between the clouds, folks who were here way back then are saying enough is enough.bruce niemayer/santa cruz resident< im getting really tired of rain, hoping for a dry spring
and ready for summer....">rob fladeboe/boulder creekit's not unusual for spring storms to pack a punch too and with at least another month of potential wet weather ahead, the totals could easilyget past a hundred inches and then some. in boulder creek rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) in menlo park... a tree comes crashing down... taking some power lines with it. it happened at around 6-o'clock this morning, near the intersection of marcussen drive and oak grove avenue. heavy rains led to saturated soil ... the ground just could not hold the tree. crews moved in shortly afterward to remove it. p-g-and-e was able to restore power to folks early on.no cars were damaged from the tree.no one was injured. a live look outside right now...(pam) let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. scattered showers along with a
few thunderstorms can be expected into the early evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. . ( steve ) a big story we are
following tonight is the oroville dam crisis. a new report is raising alarms about what could happen if the spillway is not fixed in a timely manner. a team of experts says there is a "very significant risk" if it is not working by the next rainy season... which is november. that would give crews only a few months to get their repairs done and then make sure the spillway is functioning correctly. as for what exactly the risk is... the report did not speculate. you may recall nearly 200-thousand people had to evacuate after a gaping hole appeared in main spillway... and there were concerns the emergency spillway could fail as well. if that would have happened... a torrent of water would have been unleashed possibly as high 30 feet.... potentially swamping communities along the feather river.( steve ) governor brown has asked for federal assistance in dealing with the oroville dam repairs. the price tag has put as high as
200-million dollars to make all the necessary fixes. pam. (pam) it looks like another one of president trumps executive orders is poised for the courts. today, the city of richmond sued the president... over an order that threatens to pull federal funds from cities which refuse to enforce federal immigration policy. kron 4's dan kerman is live at richmond city hall.. dan - there's a lot of money at stake, right? "be it for public housing, transportation, education, police, the city of richmond receives millions of federal dollars 41 million already spent this year another 36 million yet to spend. now" it was on january 25th that president trump signed an executive order threatening to pull federal funds from sanctuary cities and counties that refuse to enforce his immigration policies. with millions at stake and a policy not enforce federal
immigration regulations, the city of richmond has responded by suing the president saying his order is unconstitutional sot joe cotchett/attorney representing city of richmond 23-31you don't have the authority to do that , this may come as a shock to you mr. president, but there are three branches of government at a news conference wednesday city leaders and their attorneys argued the president can't pull funding that has been allocated by congress.sotmr. president the arrogance has to stop, it's an unconstitutional act as the supreme court has already found in numerous cases.sot mark wassberg/rich mond resident 52-102who the hell are you to sit there and tell us we don't have the right , the president has the right to do anything he needs to protect our citizens and you say he doesn't the news conference was interrupted briefly by this richmond resident but those behind the lawsuit seized upon it.sotthat gentleman had a right to speak, he had a right to speak because of the first amendment to our constitution just as these noble people here have a right to bring an action to say guess what here's what the constution says and mr. president and you cant come in and just willy nilly we're going to take all your health funds police funds, housing funds your education funds,
we're just going to cut it off with no hearing.144/with no hearing live tag: "the city of richmond joins the city and county of san francisco and several other jurisdiction who have sued the president over this executive order. they are hoping a federal judge strikes it down as they have done to his travel bans. " ( steve ) a few dozen protesters were at the contra costa county administration building today to express their concerns that sheriff david livingston has openly opposed
the california values act. known as sb54, the bill would limit local law enforcement involvement in deportations. they called on the sheriff to drop his opposition to the legislature. ( steve ) protesters crowded into the office of the sheriff where no one addressed their issues. the sheriff's department claims the bill goes too far in limiting communication between local and federal law enforcement agencies. ( pam ) a bloody attack in the heart of london ... has left at least 5 people dead.... including the attacker..(steve) catherine heenan is here with
more on what the british prime minister is calling a 'sick and depraved' act of terror.. (catherine) police are confirming that there was one attacker...in the early stages they fearedthere might be two... authorities say he first ran down pedestrians with his car....and then stabbed and killed a police officer.. it all happened here - in the shadow of big ben...you see the attacker's car in the middleof your screen...after it crashed into the gates outside parliament. police say the man used his car to mow down people on westminster bridge...then jumped out of his car armed with two knives. he was shot and killed - but not before killing a parliament guard. aside from the 4 people he killed...at least 40 people have been injured, including french students and korean tourists. britain's prime minister says her nation will not give in to terror.
the attacker has not been publicly identified yet...but police say they think they know his identify and that islamic extremism is suspected. extra armed police will be on the streets in the coming days to reassure the public and hundreds of police officers are working on the case. tonight - the eiffel tower went dark in solidarity with britain. steve and pam? ( pam ) we are watching the weather once again. take a look at what it was like ... heading up to the sierra this morning! chief meteorologist brittney shipp will tell us about the next storm headed out way.( steve ) and with a vote expected on a health care plan tomorrow... democrats dig in.
whether or not the raiders will be allowed to relocate to las vegas .. may be just a few days away.(steve) today oakland city leaders and raiders fans are both soudning off about the importance of keeping the nfl team in the east bay... kron4's haaziq madyun has the story welcome to the final countdown to nfl owners taking a vote to approve the oakland raiders relocating to las vegassotnoel gallo/oakland city council: "it is coming and from the debate and discussion that i am hearing it is going to be a tough decision"with a vote tenatively scheduled for monday, oakland city councilmember noel gallo has this to say to the decision makerssotnoel gallo/oakland city council: "i still believe that the raiders belong in oakland so i'm pleading for all of the owners to vote our way"sotbauce man/66th ave mob: "the nfl should do the right thing"life long raiders fan and member of the 66th ave mob...bauce man, says there is one method of voting he
believes will go against raiders owner mark davisbauce man/66th ave mob: "if it goes to an anonymous vote like it did last year like it did for the l.a. vote, he's toast! it is hard for me to see them wanting to go to a smaller area that has no secondary market. we have the valley and we have sacramento as well, cause this thing is about tv money and having eye on the tubes taking their propaganda from their sponsors...that's their thing"this raiders fan says the nfl team leaving would devastate east oaklandsot john jones: raiders fan: "we're not talking about just building a stadium. we are talking about creating jobs, to build hotels for employment, to create affordable housing at a time when people need that. this will truly be a stabilizing thing"noel gallo/oakland city council: "i think it is a great place for the raiders...i still remain hopeful"in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) kron 4's mark carpenter will be in phoenix for the n-f-l owners meeting which starts this sunday. that's when you can look for
his live reports. we should note while there are several reports a vote could happen at the meeting... it is possible the owners could push it back to their next meeting. that would be may in chicago. (pam) an american institution is facing some serious financial problems - so much so, that it may close its doors. sears .... first opened more than a hundred years ago. now , facing a gloomy outlook, with its' stock price at an all time low, sears announced wednesday, that it is having substantial doubts about whether it will be able to keep its doors open. sears has dealt with financial problems in the past, with its management saying, they could stay afloat, despite tough competition .... especially with stores like target and online giant amazon. ( pam )
sears also bought kmart back in 2005. it is unclear back in 2005. it bought kmart sears also ( pam ) > sears.">( pam ) sears also bought kmart back in 2005. it is unclear what will happen next. sears management continues to publicly say... it is focused on a transformational plan for its stores. (steve) a story we will be following throughout the night is the planned vote on the republican's bill to overhaul the affordable care act. today happens to be the seventh anniversary of president obama signing it into law. tomorrow, republicans plan to hold a vote to repeal and make changes it to it. but there are indications it is going through last-minute changes and republicans might not have the votes they need to pass it. democrats brought out some of their big names today to defend the affordable care act.
being with us today, and continuing the fight to protect our care. thank you. joe biden: i ain't going anywhere. this is not going to pass. >( steve ) california governor jerry brown was among those at the rally. he chided president trump saying the bill will do more harm than good. (pam) the state of california is putting a price tag on the republican health care bill; the governor's office says, the bill, if it passes, would cost the state 4-point-3 billion dollars in 2020... and over the long run... close to 19- billion dollars. it is the first detailed analysis on the potential impact of the measure to medical costs. the state would have to make cuts... by covering fewer people, reducing benefits or paying less to doctors and hospitals. ( steve ) it is slow a drive to the sierra tonight.... one look at some video from the c-h-p and you can see why. this is from highway 50 near pollock pines this morning. you can see the snow coming down... and
caltrans hard at work. traffic on interstate 80 near boreal did come to halt because of spinout. it was cleared... and while there are no chain controls at the moment... the snow is making for a slow drive for anyone headed to or from the sierra. (pam) let's take a look outside right now.... for the current conditions ... sunshine and clouds again today around the bay area.. (steve) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast. scattered showers along with a few thunderstorms can be expected into the early
evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. .
(steve) plus the debate over whether president trump was wiretapped heats up. the comments made today by one california lawmaker that is raising calls for an independent investigation. (pam) ( vo - 8p teasenew tonight at eight....parents at an east bay high school..outrag ed after racially insensitive images of students, surface on instagram. now the school..and the police department are investigating.we'll have reaction tonight on kron 4 news at eight. áásynopsis promo to watch kron 4 news at 10 pm every night of the week
life of alexander hamilton. officials say students also had the chance to ask the cast of the play questions. it is part of an american history education program... started in new york. school officials say the students spent several weeks studying hamilton and the other founding fathers prior today's event. organizers of the program are planning to host three more events... giving more than 8,000 bay area high school students the opportunity to see the musical. (pam ) new numbers are out about californians getting involved in the political process. 19-point-4 million residents are now registered to vote. the number of those identifying as democrats .... rose to close to 45-percent. republican registration is under 26- percent. but this might be the most interesting statistic. nearly one- in -four californians ..is registered with no party preference. the secretary of state's office adds... voter registration has gone up since the november election. and
usually it drops. (steve) parts of the bay area are cleaning up tonight after blasted through this morning. we are tracking another round of rain... chief meteorologist brittney shipp will tell us when it is going to arrive.(pam) the president's wiretapping claim... is pitting two california congressman against one another. the back and forth that blew up today over the investigation.(steve) and it is one of the governor's big projects... high-speed rail. findout if the courts are going to bring construction to a grinding halt.
in san francisco a 73 year old woman was the victim of a random attack while riding a bart train to work this at around 430 this moring. the stockbroker says she was reading a magazine when she saw an agitated man walk by her...then the attack happened. she doesn't remember the attack...this is a picture of her raincoat covered in blood. she suffered a head injury and had to get 6 stitches.bart police say 23 year old wilbert winchester kicked the victim...and she was slammed into the side of the train. he was booked on an assault charge. the victim says she's still going to ride the train to work...but plans to start sitting in the first car near the operator, especially on those early morning rides to work.maureen kelly kron4 news here in richmond city leaders and their attorneys announced they are suing president trump over his executive order which threatens to pull federal funds from sanctuary cities
and counties that refuse to enforce his immigration policies.sot joe cotchett/attorney representing city of richmond 20-30this is an unprecedented abuse of federal powercity officials say because federal funding comes from congress, the president's executive order is unconstitutional. and he cant turn the federal tap on and off on his own.the city of richmond joins other jurisdictions like the city and county of san francisco who have filed similar suits. all hoping a federal judge overturns the order as they have the presidents travel ban. at richmond city hall, dan kerman kron 4 news. welcome to the final countdown to nfl owners taking a vote to approve the oakland raiders relocating to las vegassotnoel gallo/oakland city council: "it is coming and from the debate and discussion that i am hearing it is going to be a tough decision"sot: larry reid/oakland city council "i think if you did a side by side comparison of what we submitted and the deal that the raiders is working on, ours is equal if not better" bauce man/66th ave mob: "if it
goes to an anonymous vote like it did last year like it did for the l.a. vote, he's toast! john jones: raiders fan: "this is public safety issue because any future development represents the greatest economic opportunity that east oakland has seen since the original development of the coliseum complexwe're not talking about just building a stadium. we are talking about creating jobs, to build hotels for employment, to create affordable housing at a time when people need that. this will truly be a stabilizing thing"in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news ( terisa )
morning and came dangerously close to the home right across the street.crews came out, spent the day trying to carve it up, remove itfortunately it happened about an hour before school started so there were no cars on the roadway at the timeno injuries to anyonein menlo park will tran kron 4 news here in boulder creek and across the santa cruz mountains, the rain just keeps coming. another inch overnight adding to the already impressive totals. according to the record kept by johnny's super in boulder creek, they've had 89.20 inches since october 1st. that's the most since 94 inches fell in 1997-98. with another month of potential wet weather to go, the unofficial record of 111 inches way back in 1981-82 seems within reach. but winter weary residents are saying enough is enough. in boulder creek rob fladeboe kron 4 news
(pam) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now... scattered showers along with a few thunderstorms can be expected into the early evening hours. the next storm system is projected to impact the region late week. widespread rainfall and stronger winds return to the northern portion of the region late thursday and will spread southward during the day friday. dry conditions
return for most of saturday with another weak system forecast to push through starting saturday night. dry weather and warmer temperatures are then likely next week. . the chairman of the house intelligence committee says that the communications of trump transition officials - possibly including trump himself - may have been 'monitored.' he is stopping short of calling it 'spying' - but the comments have washington buzzing.. again.. catherine heenan is here with more. (catherine) rep. devin nunes says that legal surveillance might have 'scooped up' some oftrump's communications...and were part of what he calls an 'incidental collection.' he says the intercepted communications don't appear to
be related to the ongoingfbi investigation into trump associates' contacts with russia... tonight - nunes is defending his decision to talk to the white house first -- insteadof colleagues on the intelligence committee. and while no one is calling it wiretapping....president trump was asked if hefeels 'vindicated' by the findings.. president trumpi somewhat do, i somewhat do. i must say. i'm very glad they found what they found.rep. nunesit concerned me enough to have to notify the president because it was him and his transition team involved. it's not fair for him not to know what's in these reports while the past administration and many agencies to know. the top democrat on the house intelligence committee is angry aboutthe fact rep. nunes made his comments public... rep. adam
schiff says it calls into question whether the committee can conduct an independent investigation. he says nunes must decide whether he's the committee chairman -- or a white house surrogate.steve? (steve)tonight. . .a man is in custody after being suspected for two separate cases of indecent exposure.daly city police identified this man. . . .19-year-old juan castaneda. in both cases. . . they say the suspect approached females in an apartment building on mission street in daly city. they say he then began touching himself.police say they are investigating if there are possibly more victims that have not come forward. (pam) a judge allows california's high- speed rail funding to continue. a sacramento county superior court judge... rejected the latest attempt by opponents to stall the state's $64- billion dollar project. despite the move... the judge said he will consider their arguments, before the state issues voter- approved bonds next month. opponents
filed a lawsuit... claiming legistlation that passed last year, is beyond what california voters approved in 2008. . . when they agreed to $10-billion dollars in high- speed rail funding. the law allows high- speed rail bonds to be spent.. to electrify tracks in san francisco. a hearing is set for next month to consider the motion. (steve ) plus baseball is definitely in the air. we will introduce you to the man behind a new mural saluting the a's... right in the heart of oakland. ( pam ) a giant version of the
oakland a's mascot 'stomper' .... is being created at nineteenth and webster in oakland.( steve ) it is all part of spirit week the team is promoting as they approach their fiftieth season in oakland. the mural's artists along with celebrating the team, are incorporating the thoughts of oakland residents who pass by to watch the mural's progress.
means to them and how they interpret it, so we keep a list of peop (pam) in sports... without a basketball coach and now without its star player... ivan rabb announces he is leaving for the n-b-a...... and barry bonds is happy to be back with the giants... gary has barry's reaction... and all the sports... coming up
barry bonds posted this ...on his twitter account today his new giants spring rtraining locker with the caption "it's good to be back"bonds joined the giants in scottsdale, arizona today starting a week-long run as an instructor he will serve as a roving hitting intructor and ambassador for the organization reaching down to the minor leaguesbonds' return
it looks like kevin durant may be rejoining the warriors before the playoffsalthough no official word is out yet and the re-evaluation of his knee not scheduled until next week word is the warriors are "hopeful" but "cautiously optimistic" that he will be back before the regular season prior to last night's warriors game against dallas durant was seen working out on the court and putting up jump shots.the warriors have 11 games remaining on their schedule and their final regular season game is april 12 against the lakers. warriors coach steve kerr says he's open to taking less money if the nba made the season shorter.the debate about resting players continues after kerr sat four of his best players recently against san antonio because he said they needed rest at the end of a long road trip kerr
for last night's brawl.lopez and ibaka threw punches at one another during the bulls-raptors game... lopez will miss chicago's home game with detroit tonight costing him more than $161,000 ibaka will not play when toronto visits miami on thursday... costing him alomost $150,000 lopez and ibaka were both ejected and issued technical fouls after tuesday's incident. california star ivan rabb will declare for the nba draft the sophomore announced his decision todaythrough the school 6-foot-11 forward was cal's second-leading scorer at 14.0 points and top rebounder averaging 10.5 boards for the bears who lost to cal state bakersfield in the first round of the nit last week without rabb who was listed out with a foot injury.rabb prepped at oakland's bishop o'down high school(wipe to musselman) nevada head coach eric musselman has with drawn his
name from consideration for the vacant cal head coaching jobhe met a couple of times in recent days with cal officials but is returning to nevada as they do a new contractcal is searching for a replacement for cuonzo martin who left last week to take the job at missouri. musselman who once was head coach of the warriors and the sacramento kings just led nevada to a 28-7 mark in his second season and a trip to the ncaa tournament former 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is donating 50 thousand dollars to meals
on wheels.this comes after he received criticim this week from president trump.while speaking at a rally in kentucky on monday president trump said no teams will sign kaepernick because they fear a nasty tweet from the president. meals on wheels is one of the organizations that could face funding cuts should the president's new budget proposal pass congress.last n-f-l season, kapernick would not stand during the national anthem in protest of police violence in the u-s. on strike. the dispute that has led to thousands of a-t-and-t workers to walk off the job tonight in california.
they also work in call centers and handle questions and problems. the union says, one of issues is the job demands being made by the company... they are also locked in a contract negotiation. a-t-and-t has not commented on the strike. it is not clear just yet... exactly how this is affecting service in the bay area. last weather and goodbye
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