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sent her away?yes, yes. danley's sisters asked to remain anonymous as they spoke to australia's seven network.i think that's one of the reasons why he sent her away. danley left the u=s september 15th... flying to the philippines.she also spent three days in hong kong.during that time paddock reportedly wired 100=thousand dollars to an overseas destination.last night danley returned to l=a=x where she was met by federal agents.she was questioned today at the f=b=i's los angeles field office .no one, no one can put the pieces of the puzzle together except marilou, because stephen is not able to talk anymore.a photograph from the crime scene shows paddock's body, along with what could be a suicide note.the head of the f=b=i said today he is surprised at the lack of any apparent motive. "this individual and this attack didn't leave the sort of immediately accessible thumbprints that you find on some mass casualty attacks." offficials have discovered that paddock began building his arsenal last october, buying as many as 33 weapons. in the past year the gunman purchased rifles, shotguns, and pistols. paddock checked into the mandalay bay last thursday.
hotel workers say he immediately put out a "do not disturb" sign.over the next few days he was able to smuggle 23 guns along with "bump=stocks" to increase their rate of fire.this promotional video from one of the manufacturers "what our founding fathers felt deep in their hearts, the long- silenced soul of liberty rose up from a commoner's dream to become everyman's birthright." today senator dianne feinstein said she is introducing new legislation to ban the devices. "i don't know what to do except to continue to fight because reason doesn't control this situation. (catherine) danley could face criminal prosecution if agents decide she had any knowledge of what was about to happen and failed to alert
anyone. that was the case with noor salman, the wife of the orlando gunman who killed 49 people last year. she was later arrested and charged with aiding and abetting terrorism and obstructing justice. steve and vicki? (steve) more stories of survival coming to light tonight here in the bay area. for one group of friends attending the concert in las vegas, as foughtto get to safety they shared one common goal. (vicki) kron four's terisa estacio is live in fremont tonight for us. she met with the friends who recalled those harrowing moments after the gun fire erupted. terisa? estacio - i am here at fremont fire station 9 - this is where david eastin works. i met with david and his wife and their friends who were all at the concert sunday. they were an amazing group - as they talked about how their families motivated them to stay alive (estacio) this group of friends are still sorting out how they made it
through such madness. but - one thing they all have in common was they were all were determined to live for their loved ones. 14:14. david eastin, concert goer survior "yeah, survial was the only thing in mond, all of us, we split up, her and i only think on mind. 14 28 britni eastin. our kids, getting home to them, main thing we have 3 babies at home, we just ran. this is a picture before the gunfire erupted - the two couples, long time friends, and jacquelyne lebon's brother tyler woodman. tyler had begged his big sister to tag along to the jason aldean concert - so she was in charge of taking care of him, a responsibility she took to heart, especially when the chaos unfolded. jacquelyne lebon. i thought i was going to die, but i had to take care of him, i had to make sure he stayed alive. this is as the shots rainned down, jacquelyne said she felt they were under attack in all directions. jacquelyne. they were coming in all directions, this is video taken by jacquelynes
husband after they got away from the concert venue still you hear shots being fired. the group jumped fences and broke free of the crowd to the strip where they eventually reunited (estacio) david eastin tells me that his training helped him stay calm and zero in on what needed to be done, but he said, being in an active shooter situation was still a daunting stiatuion, and one he never thought he would face. coming up on kron four news at 6 this concert was part of a celebration for the four they were here to celebrate their wedding anniversaries.. more on that coming up on kjron four news at 6.
(vicki) and tonight, we are learning about the final moments of a bay area woman who was killed during sunday night's tragedy. 32-year-old michelle vo... was attending the route 91 harvest country music festival when she was shot and killed. her older sister says michelle was a new fan of country music... and decided to attend her first country music festival on her own. that's where she met kody robertson from columbus, ohio. robertson says he stuck by michelle's side all the way to the end... even waiting for her family to arrive in vegas to give them the news. "the second round of shots came... she had you in her last moments she wasn't along, you didn't leave her"(vicki) michelle vo graduated
moving to southern california. (steve) and friends and family members are mourning the loss of stacee etcheber. stacee, a mother and the wife of a san francisco police officer, died during the vegas massacre. she was with her husband vinnie at the concert when the shooter opened fire. the two were separated during the chaos. vinnie told stacee to run as he was trying to help other victims. last night, hundreds of people attended a vigil held in novato. stacee leaves behind a ten-year-old son and a thirteen-year-old daughter. a go-fund-me page has been setup, to help raise money for stacee's family... it has raised more than 160-thousand dollars. (steve) and if you would like to donate - or help the other victims families from sunday's tragedy... we have posted severl links on our website kron four dot com... with ways you can help. there you hear more stories of survival... plus a gallery of photos from the scene. you can also stay connected to breaking news by downloading our free mobile app (vicki) president trump
declared america is truly a nation in mourning. the president spent the day in las vegas... meeting with those impacted by sunday night's massacre. (steve) patrick nelson is live for us in las vegas... and has more on those the president met with during his visit. patrick? (patrick)for president donald trump-- this visit was all about offering his support in the healing process and thanking first responders for their bravery during such a devastating time.air force one touched down at mccarran international airport in las vegas just after 9:30 wednesday morning.as president donald trump and the first lady exited the plane they were greeted state and local leaders-- before making their way to university medical center where more than 100 victims were brought for treatment the night of the shooting near mandalay bay. 00:00 it's an incredible thing to see there's tremendous bravery. the police department incredible. the people themselves incredible. people leaving ambulances to have someone else go because they thought people were hurt even more so." :13president trump spent more than an hour visiting with patients at the hospital-- 1:15 i think the only message i can say is that we are with you 100 percent in
fact we even invited some of them over to the white house. i said if you've never been to washington come to the oval office and they all want to do it and believe me i'll be there for them." 1:21he also thanked the medical staff for their work and care.1:00 " so i just want to congratulate everybody it's incredible what you've done. we've met quite a few people and believe me they are very lucky to be here. 1:12 the president also met with first responders-- including law enforcement, firefighters, and dispatchers."everyone around you was instrumental in life saving measures." (patrick) along with his gratitude president trump said investigators are working "very hard" to find answers about a motive for this crime. live in las vegas patrick nelson (vicki) senator diane feinstein is looking into ways to prevent... another deadly attack like the vegas massacre. the legislation she just introduced - still ahead on kron for news at
five. (steve) and next, it's no secret that car break-in's are a problem here in the bay area. we'll now the city of san francisco is looking at ways to curb the problem. we'll explain - coming up. (vicki) but first, a look at how san francisco police officers... are preparing the city... in the event of an attack. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. (steve) police in san
francisco held a mock terror attack at s-f-o... overnight in the event of an attack. (vicki) and they say the drill was even more important after what happened in las vegas. will tran has the story. they practice hoping they'll never have to perform it in real lifeovernight... emergency responders shutdown part of the baggage claim area in terminal one...trying to simulate every possible scenario should there be a terror attack at the airport. travelers say they're glad the airport takes these drills so seriously(jenine cortopassi/traveler-i believe anything that keeps us safe is a great thing. so drill away, do what you need to do because we just don't know when something might occur) the mock drill started at 11 last night and didn't wrap up until 4 in the morning.it's designed to test every tool at the airport... from how fast fire trucks can get to the
airport... to well the responders communicate with each other.the drill happened in an area where passengers could not see so they would not be alarmed thinking it was a real attack(ireneo mendoza/traveler-with the three kids i have it always crosses my mind so anything they can do to prevent things i'm all for it even though it might be inconvenient at times and the end result is safety so we always want to go that route)(marissa mendoza/traveler-i think it's a great idea. i think it's a good to practice to be ready for an incident that may or may not occur)(will tran/san francisco intl airport-- the federal government requires airports to do the drills once very three years. but sfo chooses to them every year. this year's drill was not planned after the vegas massacre so the timing was coincidence. one officer told me... las vegas first responders did their job so well that they want to be as good. at sfo will tran kron 4 news) (vicki) country singer jason aldean is cancelling his
southern california shows scheduled for the weekend. aldean was on stage when stephen paddock opened fire on the crowd. he posted to social media calling it "the right thing to do" out of respect for the victim's friends and family. in the post, aldean offered his condolences, including the hashtags "stop the hate" and "pray for las vegas." aldean also says he is still coming to terms with what happened in las vegas. (vicki) an emotional celine dion returned to the stage in las vegas last night. the singer told the crowd proceeds from the night would go to the victims of sunday's shooting dion says she decided to go on with her performances - quote - "to show love and support for those who are affected." dion also dedicated the show to the victims, their families, first responders, and doctors and nurses "who are working around the clock to save lives." (steve) a warning tonight ... if you use your laptop at a coffee shop. police say there has been a rise in thefts... across the bay area. the latests incident...happening around noon today in alameda.
take a look. two suspects entered the starbucks store on blanding avenuepolice say they attempted to steal a laptop ...but failed. 10 minutes laterthe duo walked inside another starbucks...this one on park street. there they each stole seperate laptops...before running away on foot. both suspects are described as black men around 20 years old in age. one was wearing a black beanie cap...a blue shirt ..and blue jeans. the other wore a black hoodie sweatshirt and black jeans. (vicki) on the peninsula. authorities determine a high school safe after staff members discover a note written on a bathroom wall containing a threat. as a precautionary measure san mateo high school... followed the " secure campus" procedure with all staff and students locking their classroom doors and remaining inside. around eleven this morning... officers carefully searched the school and determined the threat was not credible. san mateo high school staff won't say what the note in the bathroom read but they say the message... was worth contacting authorities. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney
(vicki) car break-ins and property crimes are an increasing problem in san francisco.(grant) today... san francisco's police chief and two supervisors announced their latest plans to combat the problem. police have already doubled the number of officers on foot patrol this year... but say it's not enough. police chief scott along with supervisors ronen and yee today revealing their vision to prevent those crimes. the vision includes creating a new crime strategies unit to better identify serial crimes. (hillary ronen/district 9 supervisor): "i have the confidence in our police chief that he's going to implement this vision that he has not been implemented in this city for many years. the change is happening right now." property crimes in san francisco climbed more than 30% in 2015 compared to the previous year. city officials say enough is enough.
(vicki) it's a community facility not a correctional institution. so say the proponents of a pilot program in the south bay that provides an alternative to jailing and prosecuting intoxicated individuals. kron four's rob fladeboe takes a look at santa cara county's new sobering center insan jose. until today, people who are picked up for being drunk in public end up here, in the already over crowded county jail. but now, if not suspected or connected with a crime, they might end up here at the mission street sobering center where they can do just that, get sober and some help into the bargain.toni tullies/behavioral health services"...currently, what often happens is the police often pick them up and take them to the emergency room, depending on their behavior this would allow them to avoid jail, avoid emergency services and just get what they need...."what they need, at least for starters, is a place to sleep it off. here, public enebriates can get something to eat, get sober and be assessed regarding their mental health status, and get referred to treatment services as needed. toni tullies "....hot tea, something to eat and drink, hot showers,a real
comfortable recliner and then 8-12 hour slater they can walk out the door and they can talk to somebody who can connect them with more services..." managed through a contract with horizon services, the soberng center is expected to eliminate unnecessary paramedic trips, free up space in the jails and emergency rooms and improve public safety by freeing up law enforcement resources. in san jose rob fladeboekron 4 news (steve) still ahead, we know that the vegas shooter had purchased more than 40- guns... álegally. next,
faster...which may have increased death and injuries in the mass shooting.(vicki) in response authorities are shedding light on differences between semi-automatic rifles and fully-automatic rifles. reporter drew griffin takes a closer look. the difference between a semi- automatic, one-shot-at-a-time assault rifle...natsand this, a fully automatic assault rifle is stunning.natsdrew griffin/ reporting:"holy smokes"grady judd/ polk county florida sheriff:"90 rounds in seconds."drew griffin/ reporting:"9.43 seconds and 90 rounds. that is unbelievable." polk county florida sheriff grady judd says this kind of firepower is not only available, but what you see here, these legal 100 round canisters was taken right off his streets, from drug dealers. drew griffin/ reporting: "that's 290 rounds right here." grady judd/ polk county florida sheriff:"290 rounds right here, and you can literally shoot these as quick as you can pull the trigger one time."the massive
magazines, legal.the parts to turn a a semi-automatic weapon into a fully automatic rifle, also legal.grady judd/ polk county florida sheriff:"this is pieces of what makes it a fully automatic firearm. interestingly enough, you can buy this online."and the las vegas shooter may have used another modification. this is a slide stock.perfectly legal, after-market component. according to the manufacturers video, its easy to assemble on an assault rifle, and the results, though technically do not make a machine gun, ask yourself if you can tell the difference.the slide stock is legal to buy and to use.former atf agent sam rabadi calls it a 'work around' of the gun laws...not a loophole.that may make no sense to you, this will make even less sense. kits you can buy, online, to turn a semi-automatic rifle into a fully automatic weapon. legal to buy, yet illegal to actually use.sam rabadi/ former atf special agent:"the conversion kit itself is legal but when you use it to convert a rifle into a fully automatic, obviously that makes it an illegal firearm. rabadi says the las vegas shooter may have used both, and firing from the 32nd story into a huge crowd, needed
little training, if any, to kill so many.drew griffin, cnn winter haven, florida. (steve) that was drew griffin reporting. a total of 47 guns have been recovered from three locations: vegas shooter stephen paddock's mandalay bay hotel room and his two nevada homes in verdi and mesquite. a federal official says paddock bought 33-rifles in just the last year. (vicki) senator dianne feinstein says her daughter was planning on going to the concert where the las vegas massacre happened... but decided against it at the last minute. she talked about it while introducing new legislation that would ban gun
accessories that turn semi- automatic rifles into automatic ones."you have to say that there is no reason... have to stand up and help us" (vicki) senator feinstein introduced legislation to ban "bump stocks"... like those used by the las vegas shooter... they can effectively convert legal semi-automatic rifles into fully automatic weapons. twenty-six of her democratic colleagues... are on board with the proposal. but the measure has no formal republican support. (steve) a former bay area resident is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a man wounded during sunday's
shooting massacre in las vegas his name is james lawson. he grew up in concord, graduated from ygnacio valley high school back in 2006. his grandmother still lives in the east bay, didn't want to speak on camera but told kron4 that she is proud of what her grandson did. his long time next door neighbor say she feels the same...
it's the performance before the actual airshow we are talking about tonight. meet an east bay band - getting ready to to compete in the battle of the bands."i'm alexander limon in washington, the deadline to renew the daca program is tomorrow that means law makers have six months to come up with a perminant solution."(steve) on wall (vicki) it now appears a
data breach that affected "yahoo" in 2013... was much worse than originally thought. last year, yahoo's parent company, verizon, said the breach affected roughly one- billion accounts. however verizon says that it has since received new intelligence information. now, the company says the breach in august 2013 affected áeveryá customer account that existed at the time. that's three- billion accounts across yahoo's email services, tumblr, flickr, and fantasy. yahoo also says names, passwords, and email addresses were breached -- but not financial information (steve) the bad news for dreamers - tomorrow is the last day daca recpients can renew their permits. after that they could potentially be deported.(vicki) the good news is both democrats and republicans are working on legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship. alexandra limon is in washington with what options are on the table. for dreamers the reality of being undocumented comes with its own set of nightmaresmos
06-12and in the summer of 2013 my mother had to watch her mother's funeral through an ipadoctober 5th is the deadline to renew daca permits that deadline starts a timer giving congress six months to permanently fix the problem. if not daca recepients will no longer be protected fromd deportation all week long democrats have been speaking out about their goalsen. kamala harris / california d 34-44to pass a clean dream act. that's compassion and it is compassionate to say that ultimately we will pass comprehensive immigration reform.sen. linsey grham / south carolina r 49-55let me tell you why i feel most hopeful this time. the president i think has the right attitude about solving this problemrepublican leader lindsey graham and senator dick durbin are among those supporting the dream act. but there's another option on the table.alexandra limon / @alexlimonnews 1:00-1:10 republicans have come up with their own solution for dreamers too, and it would offer a pathway to a green card and then citizenship. but getting a greencard would
take 15 years.that bill also includes other proivisions for dealing with border security and avoiding so called chain migrationsenators durbin and graham say the fact that republicans came up with this plan is a good thing.senator dick durbin / illinois -d 1:30- 1:37we see different ways to do it, but the good news is we are now in dialogue we are talking to them.in washington alexandra limon (steve) still ahead - we are learning new information about the vicitms of sunday night's massacre. including a woman from san ramon. next, we hear exclusively from some of the friends of denise cohen. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
the las vegas sheriff's department just wrapped up a press conference... updating us on the investigation into sunday night's massacre. catherine heenan is in the newsroom with what we are learning. catherine? (catherine) ..........investigators are now ..........investigat ..........investigators are now trying to figure out whether paddock could have been contemplating an attack on an 'earlier' concert...an alternative music festival called "life is beautiful --- scheduled for september scheduled for september 22nd through the 24th.. they confirmed today that he had checked into another downtown hotel -- called the ogden. (steve) another victim tonight
sharing her adventures is what denise cohen was known for.she proudly put on facebook her escapades in las vegas over the weekend.smiling with her boyfriend, writing what a great time they were having together.even posting she was at the jason aldean concert. sot to find out denise had been shot there was really traumatic for all of usdear friend tina man-ce-bo mancebo graduated from california high school in san ramon with denise in 1977. and brought her year book to show kron 4 news the girl she remembers growing up with.sot she was really popular in high school and she was well liked and she was a positive vibrant person fighting tears, tina added denise's picture to the memorial at the school.etched in stone are the name of other alumni who have passed away. denise's name will be added soon.for now, there are balloons and flowers from her fellow grizzlessot i hope that whatever happened she wasn't suffering that it happened quicklythe mother of two moved away from the bay area.. and lived near san luis opibo.but was supposed coming back home for her 40th high school reunion next week. denise's love for live will be greatly missed.sot what happened with denise is so
illinois is making a memorial for the victims of the vegas shooting. greg zanis is making 58 wooden crosses... one for each victim. he then will drive the crosses to las vegas to set up a memorial. he has been making wooden crosses for memorials for the past 20 years. he says for this memorial each cross will have a heart attached to it with the names and pictures of each victim. he says he will need about 200 feet of space for the memorial. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. general warming trend with dry weather through the end of the week. dry offshore winds will impact some of the higher peaks and ridges off and on again late this week into early next week.
and before we turn our eyes to the sky for the blue angels... high school bands will take the stage to compete in the battle of the bands. kron-4's jeff pierce takes us to one east bay school---that got the coveted invitation and will compete for the first time. nat sound marching practicethe california high school marching band in san ramone has been practicing their performance with an additional fervor this week.you want to stand big, you want to have your elbows separated. you don't want your upper body to support your elbows.for the first time the award winning music program at cal high has been selected to compete in fleet week's battle of the bands in golden gate park. they will compete against seven other bay area high school bands. it is a covetted invitation that band director kent johnson has long hoped to bring to his program. yet most of his students were unaware of just what that invitation meant.it was a dream but i never talked to about with the kids because i didn't want them to get excited about something and the we not attend.when our band director told us that we were actually a band that got selected few of us knew just what that was. the band's surprise at being selected was met with their delight.i think it was amazing that cal high was selected to
be in this event and i think we deserve it because we have been working so hard.i never thought that i could be on such a stage that i would have a few thousand people watching me.for those seniors this serves as a touch stone for their years in the band.it's my last year here and i think it's a great opportunity for me to leave with.band members have embraced the challenge with a youthful enthusiasm as they face the competition.just being selected that was just one battle to get over. we're just going to keep out sense of togetherness and hope it gets us over this other battle. for a band director, giving them the opportuniy was reward in itself.to be able to give something to my kids and give them an experience that we may never have again.at california high school in san ramone jeff pierce kron four news. (vicki)
(vicki) you can also catch all the action ---live and exclusively on kron 4.. it starts this saturday at 2 p-m ... our mark danon and brittney shipp will be hosting. don't miss the two- hour spectacular....showcasing one of the best aerial teams around. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. steve aveson and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) vicki thank you... next on kron 4 news at six... new details emerging about the las vegas massacre... next the music festival the gunman may have targeted previously. (catherine) plus... more
in las vegas just wrapped up...revealing new information about the gunman behind the deadlies mass shooting in u-s history. good evening i'm steve aveson.(catherine) and i'm catherine heenan. we just learned in the last 30 minutes that stephen paddock also rented a room in las vegas around the same time as an alternative music festival held on september 22nd to 24th. authorities say he had 16- hundred rounds of ammunition
and several containers of an explosive commonly used in target shooting...he had about 50 pounds of it in his car. police don't know what he was planning with the explosives. for the festival last month...paddock rented a room through air-b-n-b at a hotel in las vegas...but police do not know why. (catherine) authorities say paddock
set up cameras in the peeophole of the door outside the room to watch for police closing in on him. the first shots began at 10:05 sunday night...and ended 10 minutes later. (steve) we're also hearing from people in the bay area who survived sunday's shooting. two couples celebrating wedding anniversaries were there... they're sharing their stories about how they survived....and what got them through the harrowing experience. (catherine) kron four's terisa estacio joins us from fremont with their stories. (estacio - one of the members of this group i spoke with today is a fire fighter earlier this afternoon, i sat down with fire fighter david eastin and his wife and friends they told me they started planning back in may to celebrate their wedding aniversiares together.. but never did they think this would happen. this is the happy group a short time before the gun fire started raining down on them -
killing and injuring people so close to them. britni eastin. we like to do things together, but this i never thought would be one of them. the couples have been friends for awhile. their anniversaires days apart. they both hae children the same ages. also along that night was jacquelines brother who had begged to tag along as you can hear and see in this video - as shots ran out, people were running wildly. the couples got separated, but were both determined to make it out alive. david easton. we just ran. jacqueline. we did what ever we could, i saw people falling, smoke rising from the bullets. now sitting together they are trying to take it all in and deal with the trauma of it all. but a feeling of gratitude is something they all are embracing. we all feel lucky and fortunate. they say not going to busy places for awhile. they say not going to busy places for awhile.
(steve) we are learning new information about the shooter and his girlfriend... marlou danley said in a statement that she knew stephen paddock as a "kind, caring and quiet man." her lawyer read the statement in los angeles...where she was questioned by f-b-i agents about paddock earlier today. danley's lawyer says paddock found her a cheap ticket to the philippines and wanted her to take a trip home to see relatives. the statement says she was worried that paddock wanted to end the relationship. danley's sisters say the trip was no accident. (steve) investigators say paddock
recently wired one-hundred thousand dollars to the philippines. (catherine) we're learning new information about the final moments of a bay area woman who was killed during sunday night's shooting. 32-year-old michelle vo... was attending the route 91 harvest country music festival when she was shot.. her older sister says michelle was a new fan of country music... and decided to attend her first country music festival on her own. that's where she met kody robertson from columbus, ohio. robertson says he stuck by michelle's side all the way to the end... even waiting for her family to arrive in vegas to give them the news.
with her being there by herself and her not having any information or being id'd in any type of way, i had to find a way to get to her, to find her and let somebody know that -- to be there. oh, kody, i do want to say -- robertson: thank you.i know we met there. i'm so thankful that you stayed behind and waited for us. i know you had a flight and you're flying out and you delayed it. that brings us so much comfort, you know, to know that she had you in her last moment. she wasn't alone. you didn't leave her. it gives me a little bit of comfort. and, you know, you didn't leave the family. you didn't leave us. you picked up the phone, you got our calls, you (inaudible). you were there to tell us about here last moments. so, whenever we tell our story, we won't be able to our story without telling your story also>(catherine) michelle vo graduated
from independence high school in san jose.. before studying at u-c davis. she worked at synopsis in mountain view for four years... before moving to southern california. (steve) president trump offered his sympathy and support to victims of the las vegas massacre.(catherine) the president and the first lady met with survivors of the las vegas massacre today.. patrick nelson is live for us in las vegas... and has more on the people the president met with during his visit. patrick? (patrick)for president donald trump-- this visit was all about offering his support in the healing process and thanking first responders for their bravery during such a devastating time.air force one touched down at mccarran international airport in las vegas just after 9:30 wednesday morning.as president donald trump and the first lady exited the plane they were greeted state and local leaders-- before making their way to university medical center where more than 100 victims were brought for treatment the night of the shooting near mandalay bay. 00:00 it's an
incredible thing to see there's tremendous bravery. the police department incredible. the people themselves incredible. people leaving ambulances to have someone else go because they thought people were hurt even more so." :13president trump spent more than an hour visiting with patients at the hospital-- 1:15 i think the only message i can say is that we are with you 100 percent in fact we even invited some of them over to the white house. i said if you've never been to washington come to the oval office and they all want to do it and believe me i'll be there for them." 1:21he also thanked the medical staff for their work and care.1:00 " so i just want to congratulate everybody it's incredible what you've done. we've met quite a few people and believe me they are very lucky to be here. 1:12 the president also met with first responders-- including law enforcement, firefighters, and dispatchers."everyone around you was instrumental in life saving measures." (patrick)along with his gratitude president trump said investigators are working "very hard" to find answers about a motive for this crime. live in las vegas patrick nelson
(steve) a former bay area resident is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a man wounded during sunday's shooting massacre in las vegas his name is james lawson. he grew up in concord, graduated from ygnacio valley high school back in 2006. however as kron4's haaziq madyun found out, a few of lawson's classmates were also at that concert...risking their lives to save others
started firing into the crowd of concertgoers...an iraq war veteran thought on his feet. taylor wiston saw a truck with the keys still inside in a lot near the venue and did not hestiate to jump into action. he began loading up the truck and pulling people out of the venue. (steve) winston says his military
training helped him through the incident and keep a cool head. he says some of his friends reached out to him saying that he saved their family members and friends. (steve) a man from philadelphia who survived the shooting is being credited with saving several people. (catherine) financial planner mike mcgarry is a country music fan and was at the jason aldean concert with his wife. when the gunfire started, he jumped into action...lying on top of of younger people, using his body to protect them from any bullets.
said i'm a lot older than you guys so try to lighten up the moment a little bit. literally i think anybody would have done the same thing. listen. we're all just people, trying to help other people and i don't think i did anything spectacular.">(catherine) mcgarry credited his wife with helping too.. she's a nurse who put a tourniquet on one of the shooting victims. (catherine) our coverage of the las vegas tragedy continues at kron-4 dot com. you can hear more of the harrowing stories from survivors... and see a gallery of photos from the scene. you can also stay connected to breaking news by downloading our free mobile app (steve) coming up... the death toll rises in puerto rico following hurricane maria... hear what storm victims are saying the u-s needs to do to help.(catherine) also - we continue our top story tonight -- the deadly shooting in las vegas... we'll show you what s-f-o is doing to ensure people are safe while traveling.(steve) plus... the massacre in
house democrats held hands as they descended the capitol steps.but they say their hands are tiedby republicans who won't even consider votes on new gun laws"how many more must die, a hundred, a thousand?"georgia congressman john lewis says greed and outside money are stopping congress from passing comprehensive gun control.on the house floor, one after another, democrats demanded new reforms."we need better background checks. and we need to make sure the mentally ill do not get guns."in sunday's shooting, police say the gunman may have used a legal device known as a "bump stock". it allows a legal semi-automatic weapon to fire hundreds of rounds a minutelike an illegal fully automatic machine gunsenator diane feinstein says she's been trying to outlaw bump
stocks for years."there is no better way to honor the 59 people who were slaughtered than to take action prevent this from happening again"and at least one house republican member agrees.congressman bill flores of texas says he'll back a ban on bump stocks.but senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says its too soon after the shooting to talk about politics "the investigation hasn't even been completed, i think its premature to be discussing solutions if there are even any"but florida senator bill nelson says americans must demand that lawmkers work together to prevent gun violence. 'it all gets boiled up if your for guns or against guns, lets think of each other as human beings, and use some common sense and approach these problems that way"in washington, i'm mark meredith. (steve) and senator dianne feinstein says her daughter was planning on going to the concert where the shooting happened... but decided against it at the last moment.
any one of us.">could happen to any one of us."> (catherine) the las vegas massacre is shedding light on the differences between semi- automaticand fully-automatic rifles. we have a quick demonstration of the two.. the first- a semi-automatic assault rifle... the second - a fully automatic assault rifle. (catherine) authorities say this kind of fire power is legal and that you can fire these weapons as quickly as you can pull the trigger. the las vegas shooter might have used a modification called a slide stock...which is also legal. according to the manufacturer's video - it's easy to assemble - and turns a semi-automatic rifle into a fully automatic weapon. a former a-t-f agent calls it a "work around" of the gun laws...not a loophole.
you use it to convert a rifle into a fully automatic, obviously that makes it an illegal firearm.>(catherine) a total of 47 guns were found in three locations -- stephen locations -- found in three 47 guns were a total of (catherine) a total of 47 guns were found in three locations -- stephen paddock's mandalay bay hotel room and his two nevada homes in verdi and mesquite. a federal official says paddock bought 33-rifles in just the last year. (steve) police held a mock terror attack at san francisco international airport. they say this training is especially important after what happened in las vegas on sunday night. authorities shut down part of the baggage claim in area terminal one last night. trying to simulate every possible scenario should there be a terror attack at the airport. police tested how fast first responders can get to the airportto how well officers communicated with each other. travelers say they are glad s-f-o takes these drills so seriously.(sot)
i remember as a kid getting under the desk for earthquake drills and such but with the times and the social condition at the moment, drills and being prepared is always a good thing)>(steve) the federal government requires airports to do these drills once every three years. but s-f-ochooses to do them every year. this year's drill was not planned after the vegas massasethe timing was coincidence. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the four zone forecast. general warming trend with dry weather through the end of the week. dry offshore winds will impact some of the higher peaks and ridges off and on
(steve) many communities are still waiting for power and clean water. there is concern about people reaching their breaking point. the death toll in puerto rico is up to 35... two of those from suicide. students and staff at ponce health sciences university are visiting the hardest hit communities. they are providing psychological help, among other services. the peole of puerto rico say they want to be treated like the people who live in the united states. "he shoulds forget about the
debt and treat us... and we are part of the united states." puerto rico has been puerto rico puerto rico has been struggling with a financial crisis for years. in may-- filing for bankruptcy with debt totalling 73-billion dollars. president trump says puerto rico owes a lot of money to wall street... suggesting that debt could be wiped out. according to research estimates... hedge funds hold less than 25-percent of puerto rico's massive debt. (catherine) coming up... we're learning new information about the victims in the mass shooting in las vegas that killed 58 people. hear how family members are remembering their loved ones tonight...(steve) plus... hear what o-j simpson is saying about his life as a free man. that is after the break.
life during the nine years he spent behind bars. the 70-year-old is the same ole juice. simpson spoke with reporters while the car he was riding was refueling at a gas station. he say's nothing has changed...and that his destination..was none of the reporter's business. simpson was wearing the same denim outfit he was pictured in while leaving the nevada prison on parole sunday. he is one parole for a 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping case. no word if o.j. bought that i-phone... he longed for behind bars. (catherine) a catholic priest will spend three years in jail for stealing one-point-four million dollars in church donations. father hien minh nguyen deposited 14 donation checks from parishioners into his personal bank account. he also used donations to pay for his personal expenses. nguyen was convicted in march on bank fraud charges. he pleaded guilty last year to tax evasion charges. nguyen will pay nearly two million dollars in restitution to the diocese of san jose. (catherine) coming up...
we'll show you what police in the south bay area doing to reduce public drunkenness. (steve) plus... see how people around the bay area are remembering the victims in the massacre in las vegas. (catherine) and... president trump and the first lady visit to the victims and first responders in las vegas. what he's saying about the shooter tonight.
(steve) we continue to cover our top story tonight... president trump and first lady melania trump wrapped up their trip to las vegas. (catherine) the two met with victims and first responders from sunday's deadly shooting. we now know the shooting lasted about nine minutes.... and that all 47 of stephen paddock's guns have been recovered. investigators -- are still working to figure out the motive behind the attack.
returning to the philippines once more. she arrived in los angeles from the philippines last night. investigators are trying to figure out what if anything she knew or suspected about the attack.. and hope to gain more insights into the 64-year-old retired accountant she shared a home with. (steve) people all over the country are mourning the 58 people who were killed....including here in the bay area. you can see video here from just some of the vigils that were held to honor victims with bay area ties and throughout california... in novato people honored stacee etcheber...who was the wife of a san francisco police officer and mother of two. a vigil was held for denise cohen in san ramon... and in southern california...people in bakersfield gathered to honor 20-year-old bailey schweitzer...who was at the 91 harvest country music festival with her mouther.
(catherine) we're continuing to learn more about the victims of sunday's mass shooting in las vegas.(steve) families, friends and loved ones are sharing stories and memories... sara sidner has the story.. sonny and heather melton were newlyweds who loved going to concerts.heather melton, wife of shooting victim sonny melton:"his name was sonny, but he was literally sunshine when he walked in a room and he smiled. he was the most selfless person that i've ever met, and even until his last breath, he proved that."when the first shots rang out, sonny grabbed heather and was pulling her to safety when he was shot in the back.he died saving her life.heather melton, wife of shooting victim sonny melton:"he saved me before even this incident... he taught me what real love was."denise and tony burditus had been married for 32 years, they were high school sweethearts.she died in his armsthe couple was on vacation from west virginia. they took this photo in front of the festival stage just one day before the massacre.tony
burditus, husband of shooting victim denise burditus: "thinking good thoughts of her and the times we've had. i'm gonna miss her greatly and her family will miss her greatly." lisa patterson was a mother of three and spent much of her time coaching the local girl's softball league and helping out in the church.she's remembered for her infectious energy and fierce love for her family.amber patterson, daughter of shooting victim lisa patterson:"she was such an amazing person, she cared for so many people, she was so enthusiastic, she was literally the best mom and she was my best friend." christopher roybal was a navy veteran who served in afghanistan. his co-workers at crunch fitness say..."we lost "a son, mentor, friend and hero"adrian murfitt -- a commercial fisherman from alaska had been looking forward to this trip with his friends.brian mackinnon, friend of shooting victim adrian murfiitt: "i even told him i couldn't go. i went to the bathroom and came back and he showed me his phone, he said i bought you your tickets and everything. you're going." brian mackinnon tried desperately to save his friend's life, holding adrian in his arms until he took his
last breathbrian mackinnon, friend of shooting victim adrian murfiitt:"i went back and sat next to him, put his hat on (cries) kind of waited. i just yelled at him not to go and he just blankly stared at me."even though she didn't know him, heather gooze stayed with 25-year-old jordan mcildoon, holding his hand until he passed away. heather gooze/ helped victim jordan mcildoon:"i didn't want him to be there alone..."she delivered news of his death to his girlfriend, who was separated from jordan in the melee.heather gooze/ helped victim jordan mcildoon:"she broke down, and she said, 'you know, he's the love of my life. this can't be happening.' i go, 'i promise you, i will not leave him." neysa tonks was a happy, fun-loving, single mother of three boys enjoying the concert with co-workers her family in disbeliefchris davis/ father of shooting victim neysa tonks:"we knew that she had passed. we knew that there wasn't any hope. and that was the worst. knowing that she had passed." her older sons didn't know how to process the pain.they literally hit a wall, their fists bearing the scars. braxton tonks/ 17-years-old son of victim neysa tonks:"my minds racing in a million different ways there just so
chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with another look at the four zone forecast... general warming trend with dry weather through the end of the week. dry offshore winds will impact some of the higher peaks and ridges off and on again late this week into early next week. (steve) coming up... there is a rise in thefts at coffee shops in the east bay... we'll show you where it is happening and what thieves are targeting.
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thefts... across the bay area. the latests incident...happening around noon today in alameda. two people walked into a starbucks store on blanding avenuepolice say they tried to steal a laptop ...but failed. ten minutes laterthey entered another starbucks...this one on park street. police say that there they each stole seperate laptops...before running away.. both suspects are described as black men around 20 years old. one was wearing a black beanie cap...a blue shirt ..and blue jeans. the other wore a black hoodie sweatshirt and black jeans. (steve)(on cam) instead of being hauled off to the already over-crowded county jail,people picked up for being drunk in public can now be taken to a new "sobering center" in san jose. the just-opened mission street sobering center is just up the street from the santa clara county jail.it's being billed as a safe alternative for intoxicated people to sober-up and get substance abuse and
mental health treatment. it was needed because many inebriated people are homeless or mentally ill... they often end up in jails or emergency rooms. the sobering center is expected to eliminate unnecessary paramedic trips and beds in emergency rooms. it will be open around the clock - seven days a week. (catherine) coming up in sports... the raiders and 49ers are getting ready for week 5 sunday...(steve) that includes raiders new starting quarterback e.j. manuel... who will be starting his first game in place of the injured derek carr... gary has his reaction.... and all the sports... coming up
a crucial interception at the endmanuel is a former starter with the buffalo bills he says carr is supporting him al the way(sot: e.j. manuel) "yeah, derek is awesome, man. since monday or tuesday, once we found out that i would be playing this week, he's been there the whole time. like i said, we pretty much get here at the same time. we eat breakfast together. we work out together, all that kind of stuff. everything has been the same, he's just not playing this week. obviously, we wanted derek to play because he's our starter, but when the opportunity calls, you have to be ready to go out there and handle your business. . i'm not necessarily looking for a second chance because i'm on the team right now. i want to go out here and help our team win. that's the main thing i'm looking forward to." the 49ers are 1 =-point underdogs on the road in indianapolis this sundayaaron lynch and the 49ers defense
has been pretty good so farbut the offense hasn't carlos hyde being the only bright spot brian hoyer and the rest of the offense have scored a touchdown in only 1 of 4 games hoyer along with offensive lineman daniel kilgore and his died hair says the 0-and-4 start has been tough but the team is improved and on the cusp of winning (sot: brian hoyer & daniel kilgore) "you go out every week and you try to improve and the one thing was us is it's not like we're going out there and getting our butts kicked. we've moved the ball' we're hurting ourselves with some penalties, some negative plays. and we can see what we're capable of. we just have to go out and do it.""the guys in this locker room, their talented and great relationships. and you just hate to see your brothers not get that win at the end of the day. it sucks,
foot in his mouth today when asked this question by a woman reporter "devin funches has seemed to really embrace the physicality of his routes and making those extra yards. does that give you a little bit of an enjoyment to see his trucking people out there?" "it's funny to hear a female talk about... routes (laughs)... it's funny." the reporter jourdan the reporter jourdan rodrigue of the charlotte obverver tweeted about the incident later posting"i don't think it's "funny" to be a female and talk about routes. i think it's my job."then later"i spoke with him after and it was worse. i chose not to share, because i have an actual job to do today and one
he will not keep me from." the annual nba general manager survey is out and the warriors are breaking records93 percent of the league's general managers picked golden state to win it's 2nd straight nba title and 3rd in 4 yearsin the 16-year history of the survey no team has been as overwhelming a favorite to win the championship as this year's warriors.the cavaliers got the other seven percent of the votes.in last year's survey 69 percent of the gms who responded picked the warriors to win it all.the oddsmakers have the warriors currently at 5/8 favorites with cleveland in second at 9/2.
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>> how many of you cried? >> and hotel security. >> the killer reportedly placed a do not disturb sign on his door for three days. >> all he had to do was turn the sign over and no one in the hotel would bother him. >> inside the mandalay bay today. it's a ghost town, and celine dion's heartfelt words to the victims. >> the reason that i decided to do the show so soon. >> and first photos, the mansion where o. j. simpson is staying. >> then the teen electrocuted in her bathtub, she was charging her cell phone. inside edition investigates how dangerous is it if your cell phone falls into your tub. >> wow. >> now inside edition with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello, everybody, and thank you for joining us. investigators trying to unravel the las vegas mass shooting are hoping the shooter's girlfriend
can provide information that will lead to his motive. marilou danley returned to the united states from the philippines overnight. police are calling her a person of interest meaning she hasn't been charged or arrested but might have information meaningful to the investigation. >> the gunman's girlfriend is back in the usa seen in a wheelchair after landing at the airport in l. a. her presence on the flight from the philippines spooked her fellow passengers. >> my mom was like, oh, the killer's girlfriend is on the plane, so i was kind of like nervous. i was like what's happening here. >> she was immediately taken away for questioning by the fbi. >> currently she's a person of interest. >> marilou danley is an australian citizen who met gunman stephen paddock when she was a hostess at the atlantic casinoreno. her sisters told an australian tv station she knew nothing about paddock's evil mass murder plot. >> he sent her away so he can plan what he's planning without
interruptions. >> he manipulated her to be completely as far away from this and safe when he did this. >> staff at a starbucks near their home say the 6-foot 4 paddock was a bully who berated his 4-foot 11 girlfriend in public. >> get out of here, there are gunshots coming from over there. >> this just released video is from a police body cam worn the night of the massacre. >> they're shooting right at us guys. >> chaos rained as cops tried to figure out where the shots were coming from. >> north of the mandalay. >> the officers steered terrified civilians to safety, and this new video has emerged. this was the moment as a party taking place 10 floors above the gunman's suite on the 32nd floor of mandalay bay was interrupted by the sound of automatic gunfire. >> did you guys hear the gunshots? >> look how many people are not moving. >> oh, my god, all these people are not moving