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(steve) about two hours ago we learned the victim in a violent carjacking has died. he has been identified as 46- year-old james figueroa junior. this morning a crook stole his truck in san lorenzo... when he tried to stop the thief.. he was run over. the crime happened around 5:30 this morning near the corner of via del sol and via paro. tonight - the criminal is still on the loose. kron4's maureen talked to people who live in the normally quiet neighborhood - they're shocked.
it's the worst thing that ever happened herea normally low key block in this working class neighborhood of san lorenzo.became a crime scene this morning. blocked off with yellow caution tape..the ashplalt littered with evidence markersas deputies collect the clues. it's where the man identified by family and neighbors as james figeroa was about to leave for work this mornign. investigators say he started his truck and went back inside his house.when he came out.he found the suspect in the drivers seat and tried to stop him. a woman who didn't want her face to appear on happen. i saw that the gentleman in the orange shirt running towards the car and at that point the guy hit him with the left side of the car and the guy fell onto the floor and they got the guy in the truck sped offsgt ray kelly says they try to discourage citizens from warming up their vehicles unattended which they see happen more often during the colder months of the year.
that being said a lot of people do it it's not unreasonable you should be allowed to do that in your community and know that you're safe but i'm fortunately in this case of someone took this as an opportunity to steal this truck and the victim went out with that attention to stop it and ultimately became the victim of this violent crimeneighbors say the figueroa grew up in the house and recently moved back home to live with his parents and the youngest of his two children. they are shocked something so violent happened here.scary i got two kids my son wants to play out front a lot this is a really quiet area not a lot of crime happens i'm here yeah we get people that break into cars cars but something like this it's really scary i don't know what to thinkthe alameda county sheriff say it's likely the only person who got a good look at the suspect was the victim so they are asking anyone in this area with surveillance cameras to check their footage at around the time of the crime and report any relavent information. maureen kelly kron4 news. (pam) a san francisco police officer critically injured in a hit and run has been identified as elia lewin- tankel. he was on bike patrol yesterday, when he was hit between van ness avenue and franklin street... a little while ago.. the san francisco police chief updated us on his condition... kron4's ali reid joins us live from s-f general hospital. ali there's a strong support system in this hospital tonight the officer's wife saying quote "this is not the end of elia's story"pkg 10pm it's important in uplifting tp remember that elia is a fighter in every sense of the
word.police chief william scott delivered a message from officer elia lewin-tenkel's wife, saying elia goes to work every day with passion, and like every other officer, wants to go home to his family every night. his family is very positive, and he's doing better today than he was doing yesterday so that is a tremendous sign for ustenkel is well liked and respected by many in the san francisco police department. tonight, his wife, family, and officers stay close as he remains in intensive care.he exemplifies what the sfpd is about.he'll fight through this. we'll be by his side, but this fight isn't over. this man is a survivor and a fighter, and that's what his family wanted me to get across.yesterday afternoon the 32 year old cop and his partner approached suspect, maurice johnson who they believed was in possession of a fireaarm. police say johnson drove right into the tenkel then took off, later dumping the stolen lexus s-u-v. with help from eye witnesses, he was eventually caught and arrested. we understand that this is a part of the job. we accept that, but it also gives us an opportunity to really show what we're made ofjohnson is facing more than a dozen charges, including attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and felony possession of stolen property.tagtenkel's wife is asking the pubic to send positive energy as he continues to recover.meanwhile
tracking rain moving through the bay area. this is a live look at san francisco.. it's the first rain of the season -- and it's badly needed as crews battle multiple wildfires... meteorologist lawrence karnow is standing by in the weather center -- lawrence? lawrence karnow: the first rain of the season is now moving into the bay area. it's a welcomed sight especially with all of the recent fires. winds are a little gusty ahead of the front between 15 to 25 mph. you can see the rain on doppler radar. it will be spreading south throughout the night and everyone should get some rain. we can expect as much as a quarter of an inch of rain in the north bay with more over the mountains. the rain will tapper off further south but everyone should get some much needed drops. a high surf advisory is in effect with waves as high as 18 feet at the coast. also a winter weather advisory goes up
tonight for the sierra with between 3" to 6" expected over 6,500 feet. winds could gust to nearly 65 mph across higher peaks. you can see the cold low droppng out of the gulf of alaska. rain will increase thoughout the night before turning to showers early tomorrow morning. most rain should end before the morning commute but the roads will be especially slick with the first rain and we can't ruleout and isolated morning shower. skies (pam) tonight.. we are getting a better look at just how widespread the damage is from the north bay firestorm. early estimates put the cost at one- billion dollars... that figure is expected to climb. and tonight, a minor setback in the firefight... crews had hoped to have all the fires contained by tomorrow.. now that timeline is being pushed to next week. here are the latest numbers from the firelines. the tubbs fire which ripped through santa rosa is now 92- percent contained. the atlas fire in solano and napa counties is
86- percent contained. the nuns fire in napa and sonoma counties is 84- percent contained. and the pocket fire is now 80- percent contained. at the height of the fires... more than 100- thousand people were evacuated from the area.(steve) tonight -- about 15-thousand are still being kept away from their homes. just a little while ago a community meeting was held to update residents in santa rosa.... kron4's chalres clifford was there... and joins us live.. charles?
this affects the orchard park, journey's end and coffey park communities. after friday, on saturday...people in the mobile home parks can go back without restrictions...but coffey park will remain blocked off until sunday. officials say this controlled entry is designed to allow only residents into their neighborhood, so they have protected time to assess and grieve. (steve) happening now:some
evacuations orders have been lifted for the "bear fire" in santa cruz county. the fire started late monday night in boulder creek.it has burned 320- acres and is now 35- percent contained. people living in las cumbres, and areas south of bear creek road, are now able to return home. there are still evacuation orders for the bear creek community.seven firefighters have been injured battling the fire.. for buildings have burned. no word on the cause. (pam) coming up our fire coverage continues.. new at ten: when the north bay firestorm broke out in the middle of the night... why cal fire air support was not able to come in and help - until the sun came up. (steve) then also new at ten:caught on camera -- a store clerk fires back at an armed robber.. thinking he is doing the right thing.. but -- you won't just how much worse it made the situation. (pam) and next: what we know about two east bay high
hey grandpa. hey, kid. really good to see you. you too. you tell grandma you were going fishing again? maybe. (vo) the best things in life keep going. that's why i got a subaru, too. introducing the all-new crosstrek. love is out there. find it in a subaru crosstrek. tonight a student at an all-girls catholic high school says she was sexually assaulted by two male high school students... one from an all-boys catholic school... the other from an east bay public school.(pam) both of the alleged suspects are student athletes at their respective schools... and both have been arrested. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. a pair of student-athletes
have been arrested in connection to a sexual assault investigation involving a female student from carondelet catholic school in concord.the mount diablo school district confirms that one of the students arrested is from one of their schools. a source tells kron4 the student attends ygnacio valley high school in concord.the other person arrested is a student here at de la salle high school. in fact a number of del la salle students told me that the teenager arrested and is a player on de la salle's football teamdo you think this incident will have an impact of the football program?the alleged sexual assault occurred off campus last month in an unincorporated part of town in walnut creek. that is according to the contra costa county sheriff's office. their detectives received a report about the alleged incident
earlier this week. wednesday the teenage suspects from de la salle and ygnacio valley high school were taken into custody. one de la salle student told me that he feels disappointed and sad because he knows the football player and that the student-athlete had a bright future. that future is in jeopardy right now because the young man is facing a very serious criminal charge. in concord haaziq maydun kron4news (steve) new at 10. a wanted suspect is arrested by deputies...with the help of a trusty k-nine. yesterday deputies spotted 39-year-old thomas williams at his home on northside avenue in redwood city. williams had two outstanding warrants for his arrest...one of which was for a felony weapon's violation. authorities... decided to release their k-nine. however the suspect became violent...at one point actually chocking the dog. deputies were able to control williams and arrested him. "crash" the k-9 was seen by a veterinarian...and is ok tonight.
(pam)a live look outside tonight.. (steve)lawrence has the forecastthe forecastlawrence has (steve)tonight.. (steve)lawrence has the forecast lawrence karnow: the first rain of the season is now moving into the bay area. it's a welcomed sight especially with all of the recent fires. winds are a little gusty ahead of the front between 15 to 25 mph. you can see the rain on doppler radar. it will be spreading south throughout the night and everyone should get some rain. we can expect as much as a quarter of an inch of rain in the north bay with
more over the mountains. the rain will tapper off further south but everyone should get some much needed drops. a high surf advisory is in effect with waves as high as 18 feet at the coast. also a winter weather advisory goes up tonight for the sierra with between 3" to 6" expected over 6,500 feet. winds could gust to nearly 65 mph across higher peaks. you can see the cold low droppng out of the gulf of alaska. rain will increase thoughout the night before turning to showers early tomorrow morning. most rain should end before the morning commute but the roads will be especially slick with the first rain and we can't ruleout and isolated morning shower. skies will clear on friday to be a cool brisk and breezy afternoon. highs will only be in the 50s and 60s. the weather begins to warm this weekend with more sunshine. offshore winds could return late sunday through tuesday with some temperatures near 90s at that time.
(steve) new tonight at ten: when the north bay firestorm broke out in the middle of the night.. it was not until daylight that the first air support made it to the firelines. today reporter ben deci talked to cal fire about why its fleet does not fly at night... and why that could be changing soon. (steve) that was ben deci
reporting.coming up we talk to cal fire about just how the north bay firestorm spread so fast... (pam) still ahead new at ten:the deadline is here for cities to woo amazon and its planned new headquarters.... we'll tell you what the bay area is offering. (steve) and next - also new tonight...he thought he was doing the right thing.. how a store clerk fought back against a robber -- and ended up unintentionally hurting a young innocent bystander.
(steve) new tonight at ten - video showing the moments an armed robbery ended with a young and innocent bystander shot. take a look -- the gunman walks in -- holds up the clerk... a second clerk comes over -- grabs a gun from under the counter -- and shoots at the robber. that bullet missed the robber and instead hit a 15-year-old girl who was walking into the store. reporter hayley minogue is in mobile alabama -- she spoke to the victim -- who is now out of the hospital and recovering.
bang bang going off like i was hearing gunshots. burke went to citgo to get something to drink.when she got to the door-- she saw a robbery taking place inside.and that's when we started running back and that's when i got hit adrenaline kicked in for a minute... but when it wore off... she realized she was shot.you don't expect it to really happen to you until it does and you think something is going to happen and you dont realize you could die tomorrow.it sucks that it happened but it was an accident. unfortunatly it happened. she was shot.she lost her cell phone.and she lost... something else. money... to buy a ticket... to a school dance. "yeah it was for homecoming wed actually just got it that day and i was walking up here with it cause i had the money in a billfold and i walked up and when i was running i guess i lost it."now savannah's sister is asking the community to donate to a gofundme page.... not only for medical costs... but to cover the cost of a new ticket. savannah hasn't asked her date yet.... but after this experience.. she's got a good idea for how she'll pop the question."i have been shot can you fix my broken heart by going to homecoming... can you
heel my broken heart?">. (steve) this is the suspeted robber -- police say they found him hiding nearby -- he's charged with robbery. as for the store clerk who fired -- no word if they will be criminally charged. (pam) coming up: some experts comparing the north bay firestorm to a hurricane... tonight - we look at how the devestating fires spread so quickly. (steve) then - the fight over whther or not dogs need leashes in a popular bay area recreational spot is over. we have the decision that puts the decade long debate to and end once and for all. (lawrence)the first rain of the season moving in now. we'll take a closer look with doppler radar next.
(steve) (steve) tonight we know the damage in the north bay firestorm is estimated to have caused at least one billion dollars in damage.(pam) this as firefighters encounter a setback in containing the series of fires. here's a look at the latest numbers.. containment on all the fires above 80- percent. initially cal-fire expected to have full containment of the fires tomorrow. but that timeline is now being pushed
back to tuesday at the earliest. the fires have destroyed nearly 7-thousand buildings..... more than 15,000 people remained evacuated tonight (steve) and in santa cruz county..... cal-fire says, the potential for new fires remains high.. this, as crews try to get a hold on the 'bear fire'. it has burned more than 300 acres since monday night.... it is now 35- percent contained tonight. evacuation orders are still in place for bear creek canyon road, deer creek road, rons road, and dons road. the fire has burned four buildings. 300 others are threatened. seven people have been hirt... including six firefighters. and despite the rain... cal-fire says, the brush that can fuel these fires is at the driest level all year. (pam) let's check in with kron4 meteorologist lawrence karnow.. tracking the rain tonight. lawrence karnow: the first rain of the season is now moving into the bay area. it's a welcomed sight especially
with all of the recent fires. winds are a little gusty ahead of the front between 15 to 25 mph. you can see the rain on doppler radar. it will be spreading south throughout the night and everyone should get some rain. we can expect as much as a quarter of an inch of rain in the north bay with more over the mountains. the rain will tapper off further south but everyone should get some much needed drops. a high surf advisory is in effect with waves as high as 18 feet at the coast. also a winter weather advisory goes up tonight for the sierra with between 3" to 6" expected over 6,500 feet. winds could gust to nearly 65 mph across higher peaks. you can see the cold low droppng out of the gulf of alaska. rain will increase thoughout the night before turning to showers early tomorrow morning. most rain should end before the morning commute but the roads will be especially slick with the first rain and we can't ruleout and isolated morning shower. skies will clear on friday to be a cool brisk and breezy afternoon. highs will only be in the 50s and 60s. the weather begins to warm this weekend with more sunshine. offshore (steve) our coverage of the north bay firestorm continues tonight..
investigators say it's too early to know the cause.... but they are working around the clock to make that determination.(pam) kron 4's gabe slate met with cal -fire... to talk about what goes into an investigation of this magnitude... and how long it is likely to take. sot - chris anthony / division chief cal fire that is hard to hear considering these fires burned down 6,000 homes evacuated 100,000 people, and preliminary estimates put the damage of these fires at a cost of over 1 billion dollars. chris anthony used to be a fire investigator he is now a division chief for cal fire he said what caused these fires will determine how long the investigation will take. sot - chris anthony / division chief cal fireso it could be weeks, months.. or years but the good news sot - chris anthony / division chief cal fireonce they find the source of the fire that area can become like a crime scene sot - chris anthony / division chief cal firei asked chris what investigators are doing right now where do you
start in trying to find the cause of such a massive fire? sot - chris anthony / division chief cal firein napa gabe slate kron 4 news. (steve) we are learning more about the north bay fires... and how they spread so fast. some experts say the fires acted like a hurricane... swirling around and causing widespread damage. kron4's terisa estacio is in coffey park tonight where she spoke to an expert with cal fire about the destructive fires. (estacio - live - coffey park - ) when the fire hit - here in coffey park - it was whipping around eratically officials call it a fire whirl. and that whirl was running horizonally - plowing through homes, and pushing over cars as if they were toys(estacio - pkg)as fire investigators examine how this fire started, we are learning - why it was so violent and (steve) we are learning
a coordinated proposal...hopi ng amazon chooses to build it's new headquarters in the bay area. san francisco, oakland, fremont... are in the game. the sf location would at the hunters point shipyard. oakland's is near the colisuem...which is in need of a tennant once it's three teams playing there leave the complex. and fremont is offering up the warm springs location. concord and richmond are in the game. with concord naval weapons station being a possibility...as are the richmond field station and the hilltop mall. pittsburg and union city were mentioned as potential secondary sites. san jose submitted a separate bid. the company is looking for a metropolitan area with a population greater than 1 million people and a stable, business-friendly environment. about 50 thousand amazon workers would work at the new headquarters... cities all over the country and beyond
are vying for the company. stonecrest geogia, near atlanta is offering to rename the city. if it lands amazon...it would change its name from stonecrest georgia to amazon, georgia. (steve) good news tonight for dog owners in the bay area. the national park service is dropping a decade -long fight that would restrict dogs in the golden gate national recreational area. the proposal would have cut about 90-percent of the areas where dog owners are currently allowed to walk their dogs off leash. but a lawsuit filed by dog owners ..... uncovered flaws in the decision- making process and showed bias from park service officials. the national park service then announced that it feels it is inappropriate to move forward with the restrictions. (pam) white house chief of staff john kelly made a surprise appearance at today's press briefing. kelly defended the president -- and attempted to end the condolence call controversy.
reporter melisa raney has more from washington, d.c. john kelly/ white house chief of staff: "i was stunned yesterday when i came into work...and broken-hearted at what i saw a member of congress doing" white house chief of staff john kelly wasn't holdng back thursday. kelly admonished a congresswoma n who told reporters she listened to president donald trump's phone call with the widow of a fallen soldier.john kelly/ white house chief of staff: "it stuns me that a member of congress would listen in on that conversation. absolutely stuns me. and i thought, at least that was sacred."during an emotional statement in the white house briefing room, kelly told reporters he advised trump not to make the calls to the families of fallen service members.john kelly/ white house chief of staff: "if you elect to call a family like this, it is the most difficult you could imagine. there's no perfect way to make that phone call... my first recommentdation was he not do it. because it's not the phone call that parents and family members are looking forward to."rep. frederica
wilson told cnn tuesday evening that trump told the widow that her husband "knew what he signed up for, but i guess it still hurt." wilson criticized trump, claiming he didn't even know the service member's name.sgt. la david johnson was among the four us soldiers killed by enemy fire in the october 4 ambush.kelly prefaced his criticism of wilson by drawing on his own experiences losing a son -- which he rarely discusses publicly...john kelly/ white house chief of staff: "typically the most important phone calls a family recieves, are the most important phone calls they can imagine, and that is from their buddies. in my case, hours after my son was killed, his friends were calling from afghanistan, telling us what a great guy he was."i'm melisa raney, reporting. coming upwhy would they do that? that's so mean; i mean they are just as involved as the rest of every body.there is something missing from this thank you sign oh it was there before but someone but it out. i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
(steve) a hostile audience greeted white supremacist richard spencer at his first public appearance since the deadly violence in charlottesville two months ago. spencer spoke at the university of florida in gainesville . the school spent half a million dollars on security. there were only two arrests and no violence.... catherine heenan shows us how the confrontation played out.
"go home spencer, go home spencer" well i'm not going home...you know that what i am saying is going to change the world. therefore you want to stop it. you're going to fail. "hundreds of police officers.a fortune in security costs. we're taking the equivalent of 1,000 tuitions and investing it in security because of his followers. sheriff's deputies in body armor watched as richard spencer denied responsibility for the bloody confrontations in charlottesville. you should hold to account the people who actually engage in violence, which is not me, which is not us!and defended the suspected neo=nazi driver charged with killing a 32=year=old woman the fact is his vehicle was attacked boo!spencer's provocative views have made him the target of violence in the past.natspencer associate mike enoch told the crowd today that the punch last january ...
nationalist blogger> changed my life, changed hundreds of white americans lives when they realized that america does not belong to us.as protesters began filing out, spencer fired one last shot. you think you shut me down, well you didn'tafter the speech, one white=shirted spencer supporter tried to confront the protesters.police and state troopers hustled him away.the marchers said they were not interested in violence.we are a diverse welcoming city and we do not want him or his rhetoric here (steve) all around the north bay people are posting thank you messages for of the first reponders who ran to the danger in an attempt to protect the lives of people caught in the fire storms (pam) however someone with an 'axe to grind' did something very rude and disrespecful.
why would they do that? that's so mean; i mean they are just as involved as the rest of every body.if you happen to drive up or down highway 101there are banners draped across some of the overpasses in santa rosa thanking everyone who responded to the firestorm.nats: ambiancethese signs are hung on a pedestrianover overcrossing some signs are just a simple thank you while theres are more specific .. like thank you emergency personell and first responders nats: ambiancehowever some of these signs are missing something, well missing might just be a
slight misresentation. how about i say removed see this big sign which reads fire, ems, and ksro which is a local radio station . well take a closer look at the sign something was cut outnats: ambiance the same with this banner which read fireghters (big hole) and more thank you if you take a closer look something is also cut out of the banner nats: ambiance in fact multiple signs on the overpass had words removed . what work is it? police ah that's terrible so while everyone is rushing into to help the fire victims, someone rush up and cut the police out of the thank you signs. someone noticed the vandalism and posted added the word police and this one reads officers .. many of the east bay, south bay, peninsula and san francisco police, sheriffs and highway patrol officers ride past these signs every day. nats: ambiance for the record there are other signs around the city, this one is outside the sonoma county sheriffs office thanking everyone and even inside there are cards made just for the police so dispite the vandalizm i personallyt want to thank eveyone who reponded including the police oh in a bit of poetic justice whoever cut this signs also cut themselves because there is blood every where in santa rosa stanley roberts kron 4 news (gary)
the raiders in a must-win scenario tonight against the chiefs. derek carr and oakland have lost his last five games against kansas city. chiefs up by 3 -- raiders with the flea-flicker... carr finds amari cooper for the touchdown... ending his five game touchdown drought (cooper: 11 catches, 210 yards, 2 touchdowns) navorro bowman released by niners on friday... signed by raiders on monday... led the team with eleven tackles. 2nd quarter -- alex smith to tyreek hill... 64-yard touchdown... chiefs retake the lead 17-14 (smith: 25-36,
342 yards, 3 touchdowns) marcus peters with a late hit on carr... marshawn lynch ran from the sideline to join the scuffle -- he gets ejected for making contact with an official... short night for beast mode. raiders up 21-20 -- chiefs throw it down the field -- the ball goes right through keith mcgill hands... albert wilson takes it home -- kansas city would make it a two score possesion. oakland rallies late in the fourth -- carr finds michael crabtree to tie the game at 30 (carr: 29-52, 417 yards, 3 touchdowns) giorgio tavecchio after missing two field goals... hits the game winner oakland wins 31-30 mark davis' team still alive this season with a 3-4 here's jack del rio addressing the team in the locker room
"we believe, we continue to grind, you brought the why you should you why. think about what you just did. we kept hanging in there and we made plays and we won the game. we did it together congratulations man we did it together. i know, i know one thing when you have a trigger man like that... dc. we are going to win a lot games here boys". marshawn lynch has been blowing up on lynch has been marshawn lynch has been blowing up on twitter he was spotted in the stands during the game. instead of staying in the locker room and watching the game from there... he was surronded by fans. he did join the raiders after the game in the locker room for the team's celebration
lawrence karnow: the first rain of the season is now moving into the bay area. it's a welcomed sight especially with all of the recent fires. winds are a little gusty ahead of the front between 15 to 25 mph. you can see the rain on doppler radar. it will be spreading south throughout the night and everyone should get some rain. we can expect as much as a quarter of an inch of rain in the north bay with more over the mountains. the rain will tapper off further south but everyone should get some much needed drops. a high surf advisory is in effect with waves as high as 18 feet at the coast. also a winter weather advisory goes up tonight for the sierra with between 3" to 6" expected over 6,500 feet. winds could gust to nearly 65 mph across higher peaks. you can see the cold low droppng out of the gulf of alaska. rain will increase thoughout the night before turning to showers early tomorrow morning. most rain should end before the morning commute but the roads will be especially slick with the first rain and we can't ruleout and isolated morning shower. skies will clear on friday to be a cool brisk and breezy afternoon. highs will