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flying>(steve) all eyes to the sky. as the navy's blue angels -wow the crowds with aerobatic stunts. today--- the first of three air shows by the precision pilots. and events expected to attract up to one million people to san francisco.(steve) thank you for joining i'm steve aveson.(catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore. the 37 th annual fleet week is kicking into high gear as the weekend arrives. with the blue angels as the stars of the show kron-4's dan kerman watched the team roar through the sky today. he joins us live from marina green .. dan? the blue angels began streaking across bay area skies about 3 friday afternoon, in their first of 3 performances.sotsotsotsotan elite group of navy pilots has
been flying as the blue angels since 1946 an enthusiastic crowd came to the marina for a front row seat and for many it was not their first time.sotsot the moves were familiar to some but no less exciting. and each and everyone had a favorite sotsotsotsot (steve)' you can the blue angels perform ---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. (steve) ' you can the
(steve) before the blue angels dazzled in the sky. the parade of ships passed under the golden gate bridge. a spectacular sight kicking off three days of events for the 37th annual san francisco fleet week. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with families impressed by the show. (philippe) before the blue angels took flight... the air force f-16 viper twisted and turned above the san francisco bay... jump starting a weekend of acrobatic airshows.diane larosa/lives in sf- "i don't think you can be any better than this. this is, and the weather today is perfect. this is our, this is our san francisco octobers that are always special." diane larosa lives in san francisco, but is taking in fleet week as a spectator for the first time. enjoying the world-famous event with her friends visiting from connecticut. diane larosa/lives in sf- "and, watching and hearing the stories just broadens my appreciation all, for all that the servicemen do for us, and all the other things that they do for us. all around the whole world, you know, it just, its breathtaking and it's humbling."jane seagrave/visiting from connecticut- 'just to be here, on this beautiful day, to see the golden gate bridge, alcatraz and the ships with all the, all the servicemen standing at attention, it's just, it's amazing." the parade of ships kicked off the days events. the u-s-s essex leading the way...
followed by other u-s navy and coast guard ships.ashwin vasant/11-years-old- "it was huge."harish selvakumar/12- year-old- "it's really exciting for me, because i want to be a fighter pilot, and it's my first time seeing a working aircraft carrier and fighter jets and i'm really excited." an astonishing show of force... that by the week's end will have attracted more than a million people in support of the u-s military. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. (catherine) fleet week is not just about the sea and sky ... don't forget there are lots of activities on land. military and law enforcement agencies have set up tents on the marina
green.... they're demonstrating how they prepare for emergencies. there's a u-s navy triage unit - and emergency vehicles on display. and of course...the marina green is a great place to watch the air shows...and just people watch.. (steve) well today was beautiful---we're hoping it stays that way this weekend. (catherine) kron-4's chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us with what the forecast looks like for the air shows general warming trend with dry weather through the end of the week and into the weekend. dry offshore winds will impact some of the higher peaks and ridges off and on again late this week into early next week. slightly cooler weather expected
next week. (catherine)(catherine) next week. next week. (catherine) another major event in san francisco this weekend ----- the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. it kicked off today... the annual event is in golden gate park - and it's free. . the festival features 90 musical acts on seven different stages. police plan on increasing security - in the wake of the attack at a music festival in las vegas. (catherine) another big story we're working on tonight: the increasingly frustrating search for answers
in las vegas. why did steven paddock kill 58 people and injure nearly 500 others sunday night?(steve) we still don't have that answer...as new bits of circumstantial information are coming to light. grant lodes is closely following this investigation and is here with the latest...grant. . . (grant) the undersheriff held a press conference today and basically said, look, i get it, we want answers too, we're frustrated too...but as of right now...there is no clear motive. but there are snipets of new information we're learning... in his car at the mandalay bay, paddock had 50 pounds of tannerite, which could have created a massive explosion. elsewhere, a note was found on the shooter's nightstand...not a suicide note, at least not a clear one. the piece of paper had a series of numbers. also tonight, a u.s. official says investigators believe paddock may have hired a prostitute in the days before the shooting, and they are interviewing
other call girls. those prostitutes are among the hundreds of leads they are pursuing. the official also says that paddock had taken at least 20 cruises in the last few years, many of them with his girlfriend marilou danley. at least one of the cruises was to the middle east. and there are conflicting reports about whether paddock bought and used tracer bullets. those are special bullets, which illuminate the path of fired bullets so shooters can see whether their aim is correct....esepcially at night. all this as memorials dot the city of las vegas....as we are entering the first weekend since the massacre at the country music festival last sunday. (catherine) as police hunt for a motive....the outpouring of support for the victims continues.. there are two events tonight to remember the people who were killed.. (steve) kron-4's gabe slate is live at a rally in san francisco where
rallied tonight -and demanding action to prevent gun violence. ((pkg)) nats - reading names san francisco's gun violence prevention commmunity started this event by reading the names of the 58 people who were killed in the las shooting on sunday. then they bowed their heads for a moment of a moment of silence reflecting on the tragedy. sot - catherine stefani / moms demand action for gun sense in america /catherine stefani is with moms demand action for gun sense in americashe was one of the several anti-gun violence groups in town here who sent a representative to attend. the san francisco chapter of the brady campaign , organized the event the brady campaign is a national organization dedicated to preventing gun violence. sot - catherine stefani / moms demand action for gun sense in america / this event is part of a nationwide effort to push for "common-sense gun laws. they are not trying to ban guns they want to attack the problem a different way. sot - catherine stefani / moms
demand action for gun sense in america / ((gabe on camera - tag)) the organizers of this event spread the word on social media with the hashtag love to las vegas so if you want to attend future events you can follow that in san francisco gabe slate kron 4 news. ahead at eight.. the tensions grow between federal immigration authorities and california - after governor brown declares it a "sanctuary state" what ice says that will force them to do. undercover agents foil a plot to attack
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where two people were stabbed, one killed this morning in san jose.(catherine) it happened on the 25- hundred block of story road on the city's east side. kron four's rob fladeboe reports that police haven't said much yet about what happened.. for much of the day homicide investigators could be seen coming and going from a home here on the 25-hundred block of story road, a couple of blocks east of jackson. police say about8;40 friday morning, officers responded to a disturbance call. inside the home, now surrounded by orange crime scene tape, they discovered an adult female and
an adult male, both suffering from stab wounds. the female victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the male victim was transported to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition. family members waited across the street as homicide investigators gathered evidence and canvassed the neighborhood. it's not clear who called police, whether the man and woman were attacked by an intruder or by someone else. here is san jose police spokeswoman gina tepoorten. officer gina tepoorten/san jose policerob fladeboe/san jose "....this is the 24th homicide insan jose so far this year. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news
(catherine) tonight we're learning new details about a shooting that killed a father outside an elementary school in vallejo.(steve) k-r-o-n-4's maureen kelly talked to a neighbor who says the confrontation stemmed from insults exchanged by first graders. chalk outlines and bloodstains mark the place where the 51 year old man was fatally shot in front of this house wednesday morning.a neighbor who heard the gunfire says the victim confronted the family at this house over insults directed at the mother of one of the children.it happened with the neighbors and the kids and some of the kids down the street with your mom sucks or your mama jokes and it escalated with the man down the street wanting to fight he ended up getting shotthe victimidentfied by neighbors only as keith, a father of four, lived a few homes down from where he died. his mother in law said no one at home wanted to talk to the media. it's unclear whether or not the squabble between the kids originated on here on street.or at loma vista elementray. a source with the vallejo unified school district says employees were informed at an staff meeting thursday that two first graders were called to the office the day before the shooting because of "your mama" insults. a woman who lives across the street from where the killing took place
says she'd never the two families argue before, and thinks the whole situation is just sad.kids are kids but adults need to be adults and not talk with a gun. had they not had a gun maybe they would just have had a fist fight and nothing like this would have happened today so a lesson to learnvallejo police would not substaniate that the killing was instigated by a children's disagreement, citing the ongoing investigation.police have not made an arrest in this case and have yet to release any suspect information.maureen kelly kron4 news (steve) the top federal immigration officer says ice will have 'no choice" but to make arrests in neighborhoods and at worksites... it's another sign of escalating tensions between california and the trump administration. acting director thomas
homan's statement follows govenor brown's "sanctuary state' legislation. brown's sanctuary state law extends protections for illegal immigrants. and starting january 1-st the law will bar police from asking people about their immigration status --- or helping federal immigration authorities. jail officials will only be allowed to transfer inmates to ice if they have been convicted of certain crimes. now to our four zone forecast. taking a live look outside at s-f-o.kron-4's chief meteorologist brittney shipp is here now with the forecast general warming trend with dry weather through the end of the week and into the weekend. dry offshore winds will impact some of the higher peaks and ridges off and on again late this week into early next week. slightly cooler weather expected next week.
new ahead at 8. doctor- approved brew for women how the special craft beer promises to help women going through menopause. (catherine) and next. before they hit the sky again --- we get to know some of the blue angels... it turns out that three of them are from the bay area. ((gary sports tease))coming up a little bit later in this broadcast, we got speed i'll tell you... the baseball playoffs are dynamite, derek carr worked out, and my wife will join us for the email segment. it should be pretty good, if you don't like looking at me hopefully she'll do it for you a little bit later in this broadcast.
that's the sound of fleet week weekend... the crowd favorites - the blue angels - have been performing today......(catherine) (bam) there will be shows through sunday.. kron4's haaziq madyun caught up with one of the blue angels pilots - who happens to be from the bay area.. the blue angels are back in the bay area and ready to take off for this weekend's 2017 fleet week airshow
characteristic of all navy marine corps aviators">lt. damon kroes will be flying out on the right wing this weekend in the number 2 fighter jet. he says these f-18 hornets can really go:22-:30 of course this year's air acrobatics will include some of their traditional formations the blue angels are known for:53-:59 and what is extra special about this year's blue angels show, three of the pilots are from right here in the bay area. lt. kroes happens to be
dramatic news from federal authorities today revealing a terror plot that had targeted new york city...but was thwarted by under cover agents.(steve) the plot involved three men including one fromthe united states. they're described as isis sympathizers and their intention was to create mayhem through a series of bombs targeting times square, the subway system and concert venues in 2016. their plans were foiled when an
undercover agent convinced the three that he was an isis supporter as well and compromised their plan of attack. a 19 year old canadian citizen pleaded guilty to terror related charges last year while another 19 year old american citizen is now awaiting extradition from pakistan to the united states. the third member of the group is a 37 year old philippine citizen, also awaiting extradition. he is thought to have been the financerof the plans which were to have been carried out between juneand july of 2016 to take place during the holy month of ramadan. one quote from encrypted conversations between the plotters,"we seriously need a car bomb, lots of people there" and "we just walkin with guns in our hands, that's how the paris guys did it." though the three have been in custody for some time, the revelations were delayeduntil authorities could complete their far flung investigation
which traced detailsfrom canada to pakistan. (catherine) new tonight at 8. when gunfire erupted in las vegas --- many people ran into the danger to help save lives. reed cowan tells us about a cab driver who responded when people pleaded for help. < it is security camera video from inside a cab driver's car that haunts cab driver winifredo macquindang."i thought it was fireworks," said macquindang. "and then i saw glass and blood and i knew it was real."the cab driver was outside mandalay bay when the gunfire started and he says he had a hard time navigating the streets in the seconds after the carnage began. hundreds of people surrounded his cab, banging on the doors, begging to be rescued."i fit as many people as i could in the car. two were up front with me. they were women. four were in the back seat. in the middle was a young man who kept saying over and over i am dying i am dying. i told him i am here to help you, but he said i'm dying, i'm dying. he was shot in the neck, i think," he said. for blocks, approaching the freeway, the street was a war zone."there was blood all over the place, people on the floor, people on the ground," he told us.on video inside the cab obtained by news 3, people are heard, begging, "can you please come to the corner? can you please come to the corner? i've got a guy shot on the corner!"but macquindang could fit no more inside his car, even though many piled on top of his cab screaming to "go, go go!"macquindang saying, he could see the bullet holes in their bodies."one in the back one in the neck some in the
legs. i don't know if they are alive or not. i wish i knew if any of them lived. it keeps me up at night."> (catherine) investigators have been scouring the life of gunman stephen paddock for five days ....but say they are still searching (catherine) investigators have been scouring the life of gunman stephen paddock for five days ....but say they are still searching for a motive (steve) a big story we're following. fewer women could have access to no-cost birth control after the president shift in policy on birth control.(catherine) president trump is allowing
more employers to opt out of providing the contraception. it's a long-expected revision to obama-era rules - which had required companies to provide birth control at no additional cost. the rules give employers more leeway to withhold the coverage on religious or moral grounds. and the guidelines appear to apply to those who have have sued over the birth control mandate. policy experts believe the new rules could open the door to many more employers dropping birth control coverage. (steve) this swirling image could be the third part of a triple weather threat the u.s. hasn't seen for nearly a decade. if tropical storm nate becomes a hurricane and hits the u.s. mainland -- following hurricanes harvey and irma -- that kind of three- storm punch hasn't happened since 2008.nate has proven deadly already. more than 20 people have died in honduras, costa rica, and nicaragua. general warming trend with dry
(steve) uber and lyft. most people love em or hate em. (catherine) they're occasionally even getting their own special drop-off areas these days... but does that concept actually work? every year oracle world set up shop at the mosconi convention center which brings large crowds. lots of traffic and of course lots of ubers and lyfts nats: ambiance when you have all the ride hails in one location there are bound to be some issue but to make it less painful oracle world created a pickup and drop off area for them but are they using it sounds of crickets i'll tell you what let's watch this flywheel cabbie drop off some passenger right on the corner while a huge bus tries to navigate the turn nats: ambianceoh look there's an uber oh wait it's not at the drop off area it's the next block over on minna let check back on the dedicated drop off area sounds of crickets oh
look i found a limo driver parked in a no parking area let's go chat with him, shhhh, i think he's asleep i wonder if he's dreaming about trading places nats: ambiance i need to stay focused, im looking for uber and lyft . oh here's one again dropping off on minna . im confused they have their very on area but sounds of cricketsnow check this out on minna a police cruiser was parked and notice, no traffic however right after the cruiser leaves it's back to heavy traffic.and uber drop-offs nats: ambiance parking control officers tried there best to keep the traffic moving but every now and then a riad hail would get out of line and the pco would threaten them with a ticket nats ambiance but what really caught my attention was this nowhere on the app does it alert passengers that there is a dedicated loading and unloading area what we have here is failure to communicate in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news
still ahead at 8., one man says he was fed up with people speeding in front of his house ---- well what he did to slow them down ----got him in trouble with police. and next. an infection outbreak that's been deadly in california hits a county near the bay area. that has health officials warning people tonight at 9 fleetweek in san francisco nats ambiance if you are planning to attend any of the festivities i'm going to school you on the things you might want to avoid nats: ambiance oh yes and this might be one of them, i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
woman: so, greg, it's a lot to take in. woman 2: and i know that's hard to hear, but the doctors caught it early. hi, blake! my dad has cancer. woman: and i know how hard that is to hear. but you're in the right place. man: and dr. pascal and her team, they know what to do. they know what to do. the doctors know what to do. so here's the plan. first off, we're going to give you all... (voice fading away) (steve) in sacramento...
of the outbreak.. (catherine) they say people are simply not washing their hands properly after using the restroom.. and that includes workers who handle food... and the homeless community. it's been a sporadic problem in sacramento for 30 years. but now it's more serious. outbreaks across the state have killed 17-people and hospitalized at least three- hundred others. city officials are also talking about building more public restrooms...saying that would at least give the homeless community more access.. (steve) a pennsylvania man is in hot water with local authorities after taking matters into his own hands for people speeding down his road. (steve) police say rick mcmillen installed an l-e-d light on the dash of his car in order to get driver's attention. mcmillen says some drivers drive as fast as 90 to one-hundred m-p-h. mcmillen says drivers hit deer and the carcasses make his house smell bad. police have taken the l-e-d lights away. police also say
mcmillen faces charges of impersonating a public servant and illegal use of emergency vehicle lights. (catherine) in sports -- gary joins us with his lovely wife alicia to read fan emails. (steve) also - raiders quarterback, derek carr practices for the second straight day -- gary will give us an update on his injury -- and has all the sports coming up
cynthia newsome / reporting: "there are a lot of twists and turns when it comes to driving a truck. but once you get the hang of it; you're pretty much on easy street because thse jobs are high paying jobs and more women are climbing into the drivers seat."akia lee is almost ready to take the wheel and drive off into the sunset with class-a commercial drivers license...and a new career. akia lee / student, new reflections technical institure"i've knocked all my tests out of the park with no problem; so as far as being a male dominated industry, i just overlook that and just it's in my heart to do it so
ihave no problems with doing it."it's a six week course... 2-weeks of classwork. then--- 4 weeks on the driving range. she already has a job lined up--when she finishes. and she knows...some people will be surprised..to see a woman truck driver. "i've never met a female drive until i got here."nats"my instructor, one of our instructors is a female and she's taught me a lot."but women are in high-demand. "it's about being more nurturing taking care of the truck, taking care of the
route."mark byrd is president and ceo of new reflections technical institute. mark byrd / president, new reflections technical institute:"it's transforming the community for people to be cynthia newsome / reporting:"there are a lot turns when it a truck. but once you get the hang pretty much on because thse jobs jobs and more women are climbing into the drivers seat."akia lee is almost ready to take the wheel and drive off into the sunset commercial drivers license... career. akia lee / student, new reflections technical institure"i've knocked all my tests out of the park with no problem; so as far as being a male dominated industry, i just overlook that and just it's in my heart to do it so ihave no problems with doing it."it's a six week course... 2-weeks of classwork. then--- 4 weeks on the driving range. she already has a job lined up--when she finishes. and she knows...some people will be surprised..to see a woman truck driver. "i've never met a female drive until i got here."nats"my instructor, one of our instructors is a female and she's taught me a lot."but women are in high-demand. "it's about being taking care of the truck, taking care of the route."mark byrd is president and ceo of new reflections technical institute. mark byrd / president, new reflections technical "it's transforming the community for people to be able to take care of their families and be able to raise and support their children being able to purchase home, being able to pruchase cars being able to pay things that
seem pretty remedial for other people is a very serious thing because its changing their lives."and that's the driving-force compelling more women to map out a new direction in their lives. raiders final injury report came out ahead of sunday's game against baltimore. michael crabtree is expected to play... derek carr is listed as questionable. according to nfl network's ian rapport -- carr could possibly still have a chance to play on sunday. carr practiced for the second straight day... he particapted streaching and throwing drills. head coach, jack del rio didn't want to talk about any player injuries during today's presser. as of now... backup, ej manuel is the starter against the ravens it's unlikely the raiders will play carr this week. in the past tony romo and cam newton missed one game with the same injury. it's possible carr could return next week when they face the l- a chargers the nba all star game could be returning to the bay area. the warriors submitted a bid for the all-star game....at chase center in san francisco the team did not release many specifics...but did say the bid was submitted for as early as 20-21. the warriors new arena is expected to open in the fall of 20-19. golden state haven't hosted an all star weekend since 2000 the last time it was in san francisco was back in 1967. best game so far in the mlb playoffs alds... game two... yankees-indians terry francona and cleveland had to do some work... after corey klubber earned six runs
in 2 2/3 innings. bottom 6th -- yankees up 8-3... francisco lindor hits a grand slam off chad green... cleveland goes on to tie the game in the eighth and force extras. bottom 13th -- the tribe with a runner on second -- yan gomes... walk off single cleveland wins 9-8 greatest comeback in indians postseason history they lead series 2-0 please don't sell yourself short. in times of tragedy, sports provide a little relief.
woman: so, greg, it's a lot to take in. woman 2: and i know that's hard to hear, but the doctors caught it early. hi, blake! my dad has cancer. woman: and i know how hard that is to hear. but you're in the right place. man: and dr. pascal and her team, they know what to do. they know what to do. the doctors know what to do. so here's the plan. first off, we're going to give you all... (voice fading away) a new hampshire brewery
chamomile, nettle, and some not so well know herbs...like mother's wart. it's all to reduce stress-- which a neurophysiologist consulting on the beer says can reduce symptoms and hormone imbalances. owners of the brewery hope their beer can help women encounter menopause and even kind of celebrate it as a new stage in their life. (catherine) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes is here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) fleet week kicks into high gear as we get ready for the weekend.... and the ever epic blue angels take to the skies... but it's not over yet... you get another couple chances to see them this weekend... our spencer blake caught up with the service men and women visiting san francisco for fleet week... plus...new at nine. a family in the east bay is demanding answers after their son was killed by a security guard at a gas
(grant) in you were in the northern part of san francisco or anywhere close to that...you couldn't miss them even if you tried.... as the blue angels had their first officials performance today. and this is just the start...two more air shows follow...this weekend.(grant) thanks for joining us, i'm grant lodes...(catherine)and i'm catherine heenan... lots of visitors have joined us.. the service men and women visiting san francisco for fleet week had some
personal time to relax and enjoy the city.... kron four's spencer blake caught up with several of them tonight. he's live near marina green. (grant) spencer, where were sailors hanging out tonight? pick a bar or a restaurant, you'll probably find them.the big air show is tomorrow, but tonight's a chance to mingle with some of the marines and sailors.you might find them at some of san francisco's most iconic spots. look for the white hats and dress blues on a friday night during fleet week, and you're sure to find them."just kinda hanging out. i wanted to see what the marina district was all about."obviously the marina district is close to all the fleet week action.but i found sailors over in north beach, too, particularly at pier 39.jose tejeda is a sailor who's originally from san jose, and he's happy to be back home."walkin' round the street, ya know, doin' my business. saying hi to people, taking pictures with them, going out to eat."he wasn't kidding about the pictures - it was almost celebrity treatment for some of the servicemen enjoying a perfect san francisco evening, with plenty of places to go. "honestly ju