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solved the homicide case the 2015 shooting death of berkeley musician emiliano nevarez has been solvedit was back in april of 2015 outside of the golden bull bar on 14th street in oakland. that is where emiliano nevarez was picking up his musical equipment when he was struck by a stray bullet. oakland police sgt. eric milina says dejour jamison was shooting at another person at the time the joint opd and fbi investigation centered around tips that came in about a month ago that pointed to jamerson being the alleged shooter in the case. however when investigators tracked him down they learned that 24-year-old dejour jamerson died in a car collision while
trying to out run police in placer county back in november of 2016 investigators say that they notified emiliano nevarez's family aearlier this week about jamerson's being the alleged shooter in this case. police say dejour jamerson was 22-year-old at the time of the shooting, was a resident of oakland and vallejo and was known to oakland police...live in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (vicki) just in to kron four... a lockdown has
been lifted at woodside elementary school in san mateo county -- after reports of a man with a gun. police say the man was seen in the creek behind the school just before 3:30 this afternoon. the man has not been found, but the lockdown is now over. police are searching for the man who was seen wearing a white jumpsuit. we will update this story as more information becomes available. (vicki) and a lockdown at milpitas high school has been lifted for the second time today.. police detained one student with a gun on campus... and then investigated a rumor of a second armed student. it happened just after the lunch break this afternoon. a second student was found off campus.. but it's not clear if that student actually had a gun. the lockdown was lifted just after 3:00... and students were released from school. (steve) tonight-- wildfires continue to burn in the north bay. thousands of homes are destroyed and dozens of lives are lost. (vicki) but there is some relief-- as full containment on the devastating fires is expected tomorrow. take a look at video from quadcotpter 4. you can see houses burned down to rubble in the area of atlas peak road and
westgate road. as we wait for the fires to be put out -- people who live in the heart of the devastation are trying to get their lives back to normal. (vicki) as the north bay recovers from weeks of wildfires and traumatic evacuations... today, local leaders boarded the napa valley wine train together. (steve) kron four's philippe djegal reports... the message is the the napa valley is still open for business. (philippe)nats- "how are you? right here." north bay mayors from city's impacted by wildfires... napa county supervisors and state senator bill dodd...nats- "nice to meet you. thank you sir." all jump on the napa valley wine train, with other guests for a strole through the valley. some of the charred hills a reminder of how rough it's been for this area the past two and a half weeks... but miles of healthy vineyards -- a sign that a majority of the valley is still alive and welljohn dunbar/mayor of yountville- "air quality has returned to it's beautiful, prestine state. uh, we are still in the middle of harvest season and so everything the people come to enjoy in the napa valley wine country is available to them." mayor of the city
of napa, jill techel says no homes were lost in her city. wineries are still up and running and she says visitors should feel safe vacationing here.jill techel/mayor of napa- "a lot of people, when they saw the fires, they cancelled their reservations -- a lot of them from back east, um, aren't coming. and, so, we want to get the message out that this is actually a great time to visit napa. um, you can get into restaurants that you normally can't get into. you wake up on saturday, its going to be gorgeous -- get in the car, come on up." as fire victims rebound... many are returning to work... depending on tourism to stablize the local economy in what is typically the napa valley's busiest time of the year.bill dodd/state senator- "theres so many people that work every single day in our restaurants, our hotels, wineries that, uh, are waiting to serve the people of the bay area and the people of the state and frankly our country and the rest of the world." by helping yourself to wine country getaway, you'll also be helping the people working to revive the napa valley. philippe djegal, kron four news.
(vicki) this saturday sonoma county residents are invited to attend a day of remembrance in santa rosa in the wake of the wildfires that are still burning in the county. the event starts eleven a.m. at santa rosa junior college's bailey field on mendocino avenue. the event will include a santa rosa fire department color guard bagpipesand brief choir and musical performances. 23 people in sonoma county died in the fires... which destroyed thousands of homes and businesses. (steve) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major pattern change takes place. (vicki) (vicki) it's been a long
trains are being readied for the first riders next summer. kron four's rob fladeboe is live in milpitas with the details rob? (rob live) it's been five years since construction began on the bart extension from fremont to san jose.now trains are actually rolling along the tracks, undergoing a series of tests. let's take a look. this is one of two three car trains that have been rolling back and forth along the recently completed extension from fremont through milpitas to san jose. but before the highly complex system is certified to carry human cargo, it must first be put through a series of test runs says the vta's brandi childress.brandi childress/valley transportation authority ".....that means we are in a phase where we are testing all of the trains movements. we've finished with the static testing of signals. now we've got the trains on the tracks at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour testing all of the systems..."the new bart stations here at the great mall in milpitas and and the berryessa station insan jose are all but finished now. several months of what's called the static testing of
signals and other equipment so what will people see and hear now that trains are running along the tracks? brandi childress/vta "....people have been hearing construction for the past five years, now it's going to be a different noise, the operation of the trains, they'll hear the electric motors and the wheels but we've done a lot of mitigation to lessen the impact of the noise of the trains...."yes, that means the system is now fully electrified and vta is reminding neighbors and pedestrians to heed warning signs posted along the tracks. (rob live) the testing is expected to
continue for several months. when it opens for business in june of next year, ridership is expected to be in the neighborhood of 23,000 riders a day. live in milpitas rob fladeboe kron 4 news (steve) in national news tonight... the house of representatives has cleared the way to fast-track tax reform legislation...but just barely.(vicki) catherine heenan is here with details on the 4-trillion-dollar budget the house has passed... (catherine) it was passed by a very narrow vote.....and it clears a key hurdle toward president trump's goal of cutting taxes... the 216-
212 vote allows republicans to begin work on a huge tax cut.....and move it through congress without fear of blocking tactics by democrats. the tax bill is the top item on the g-o-p agenda.....and would be the president's first major win in congress.. the white house is praising the house passage of the budget tonight.....andrepublican leaders are sounding relieved. democrats weren't the only ones opposing the budget...20 republicans crossed the aisle to join them in aisle to join crossed the 20 republicans budget...opposing the only ones weren't the democrats democrats weren't the only ones opposing the budget...20 republicans crossed the aisle to join them in opposition.
they objected to the removal of a popular state and local deduction that's usedby nearly a third of all taxpayers.. steve and vicki? (( áá steve / v.o. áá )) it'll take more time for travelers planning to visit the united states(( áá v.o. / steve áá )) new travel restrictions will be put in place to increase security.(( áá vicki / v.o. áá )) emotional words from president trump today as he declares anational emergency in the fight against opiod addiction(( áá steve / v.o. áá )) and san francisco claims the top spot in the nation but it turnsout to be an undesireable and painful distinction, we'll explain
( steve ) san francisco is still wearing the crown ... as the worst place in the united states to find affordable housing.new numbers out this week show rental prices up again, lengthening the city's lead over second=place new york city.( vicki )some bay area cities are seeing rents go downcatherine heenan is here to sort through the good, the bad and the ugly.catherine? (catherine) ugly is the word.........as rents soar in the bay area cities which are close to the highest- paying jobs. kachinglet's start with san francisco, where the average one bedroom apartment now goes for nearly 35=hundred dollars a month.that's down about 500 dollars from a peak in june, but still leads the nation. mountain view is the second most expensive place for bay area renters.in the last year, the average one bedroom apartment has soared more than
8=hundred dollars to 31=hundred and 69 dollars. redwood city rents jumped three point seven percent since last month to 28=hundred. emeryville in the east bay and palo alto on the peninsula round out the top five at more than 26=hundred and fifty dollars.the real estate website zumper=dotcom says the fastest rising rents in the bay area are in mountain view, petaluma in the north bay and walnut creek in the east bay. zumper says the most affordable rents can be found in vallejo, santa rosa and napa.but we should piint out that rents in the last two towns will likely be impacted by the wine country fires. (catherine)some bay area cities are actually seeing prices go down.zumper says oakland and berkeley rents dropped more than ten percent in the last year. steve and vicki? (steve) people flying to the u-s on international flights will now need to get
to the airport earlier. enhanced security measures designed to detect explosives in electronic devices kicked in today. many airlines are conducting security interviews with all passengers as part of the check-in process as part of the new regulations. the new department of homeland security measure comes after the u-s banned all carry-on laptops from certain airports in turkey, the middle east and africa in march. that ban was lifted in july after the u-s instituted new security requirements...and gave airlines 120 days to comply. today marks the end of that grace period. more than 300-thousand people fly into the u-s on international flights every day. (steve) the trump administration is making it harder to renew h-1b visas. the h-1b is a popular visa pathway for highly skilled foreign workers seeking employment in the u-s. it can be renewed every three years. this week, immigration officers were advised to give extension requests the same amount of "scrutiny" as first-time
applications. president trump has eyed the program for reform and criticized employers abusing the program. the new policy is meant to help protect american workers. critics argue that it aims to limit foreign workers. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major pattern change takes place. (steve) new at five...
president trump is publicly declaring a war on the opioid epidemic. overdoses of the drug have claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of americans in recent years the president today-- calling it a 'public health emergency'. omar jimenez has more on what the declaration means for those communities dealing with this deadly crisis. pres. donald trump: we can be the genernation that ends the opioid epidemicpresident trump declaring war on the opioid crisis. pres. donald trump: this epidemic is a national health emergecy.the order - under the public health services act -- will direct federal agencies to give more grant money to fight the epidemic.but stops short of declaring it a national emergency as trump recently promised. pres trump/wednesda y: in terms of declaring a national emergency which gives us power to do things you can't do right now. the difference -- money and scope. a national emergency would have allowed the government to tap into federal disaster relief funds.administration
officials argue that money is better suited for national ádisasters ... like hurricanes. while no additional federal funding will be automatically directed to the crisis -- it will allow lawmakers to increase federal funding for the problem in year-end budget deals being negotiated in congress.the impact of opioid addiction's touched nearly every corner of the u-s. sot/patrica slevin/former opiate user: everytime they'd give me more, my body would get immune to it. but every time i didn't have it my body would get sick sick.officials say the number of deaths related to opioid overdoses is áfour times the amount it was in 1999. according to the centers for disease control and prevention - more than 140 americans die every day from an opioid overdose. pres. donald trump: nobody has seen anything like what's going on now. as americans we cannot allow this to continue.in washington, i'm omar jimenez. (vicki) in the east bay... tonight's antioch high school junior varsity football game has been canceled
following reports of players making foul remarks. it happened monday just after school. the principle say six j-v football players made "profane, vulgar or sexually explicit comments" as female students walked by the locker rooms. another six students reportedly made comments supporting their friends or failed to intervene or leave. the principal says the girls felt threatened by the comments. we spoke with students about the decision to cancel the game. (student): "well, i feel like it did get out of hand. no matter who said what, they shouldn't have. it doesn't matter who you are and how you're talking about if you're friends with them you shouldn't talk bad upon anyone else even if it's your friend." the incident comes just a week after some players attended a seminar on sexual assault and bullying. some of students were suspended or sent home. (steve) new testing standards reveal a problem with lead in severalsan francisco schools, but quick action is taken to tackle the challenge(vicki) surge pricing coming to a movie
coming soon to a theater near you -- a ticket pricing test. regal entertainment is going to try demand-based pricing for movies at some of its theaters beginning in 2018. (vicki) you'll pay higher ticket prices for hit movies -- and less for flops. regal is partnering with the online ticket service and app atom tickets to test the program. movies playing at less popular times during the day... would also cost less. (steve) new heat-seeking drones could help save lives... and crops.(vicki) the bebop pro thermal is outfitted with a thermal camera... and it can help locate disaster victims by flying over devastated areas and identifying hot spots including heat from a body. it can fly for 25 minutes on one charge covering 74 acres.
(steve) the drone can also tell a farmer if a crop is healthy -- and can help keep an eye on livestock. (steve) after the the mass shooting in las vegas, the san francisco 49er's gettingpolitical... taking a stand with police officers against bump stock weapons. (vicki) and drama on the witness stand as the ranger whose weapon was usedto kill kate steinle offers testimony in court.
an east bay high school is standing by its decision to reinstate a teacher ... after an investigation confirming inappropriate conduct with students.(vicki) that is according to the superintendent of piedmont unified school district. district officials say, the reason the teacher is keeping his job is because the conduct was not criminal. (vicki) five recent piedmont high
school graduates reported the incidents, which occurred last school year. the teacher was placed on administrative leave in september, but has since been reinstated. (vicki) new tonight at five... a college student says a man inappropriately touched himself in front of her in downtown berkeley. this is who police are now searching for. it happened on tuesday near the corner of center street and martin luther king way...that is right near m-l-k junior civic center park. a student at berkeley city college says a man walked towards her car as she was parking. she said she was scared and stayed in the car. that is when the man exposed himself and began touching himself inappropriately. she took this picture and quickly drove away. (steve) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. two more days of warm temperatures can be expected
following tonight-- elevated levels of lead have been found in the water at three bay area schools. and we are now hearing from parents. (steve) kron 4's camila bernal is at west portal elementary school in san francisco with the details. these are the schools -- west portal elementary, malcolm x elementary and san francisco international high school. all of the schools are in san francisco. the school district says the water itself is not bad -- but in each case it's a problem with certain pipes. the schools are working to fix the problems. the fixtures where the high lead leves were detected are shutdown. if needed, bottled water is being provided and parents have been notified. earlier this month a new california law came into effect that requires testing in all state public schools. lead exposure in kids can impact the development of the brain and nervous system.
say an eight- year old brought the firemarm to school another student reported seeing it. once at the scene police contacted the child's parents -- and found the weapon in the student's backpack. the student has been suspended...however parent's we talked too...are still on edge tonight.(sot) police arrested 30 year old san ramon resident, anthony o'donnell. he is the father of the kid who brought the gun to the school. this is the second time this month that a student has brought a loaded gun to an east bay school. a student was arrested accused of bringing a gun on campus at de anza high school in richmond. (vicki) the san francisco 49ers, san jose police officers association and other major law enforcement unions across the country are teaming up to sign a "pledge for a more understanding and safer
america." the pledge comes after the mass shooting in las vegas. the 49ers and the police departments are pledging to push for legislation to ban "bump stocks" and any other mechanism that allows a semi-automatic weapon to become an automatic weapon. there is also a pledge to create a public awareness campaign to improve police and community relationships. the 49ers have pledged 500 thousand towards the campaign. they will also invite other nfl teams to sign the pledge. (steve) in national news... hillary clinton was not initially aware of the dossier of allegations linking president trump to russia. according to a source, clinton did not know about the document until it was published earlier this year. the source says she was disappointed it was not made public before she lost the 2016 election. this news comes a day after the law firm representing the clinton campaign and the d-n-c acknowledged the two paid for opposition research on donald trump. that helped fund the now-infamous dossier of allegations about trump and
russia. trump says the dossier "fake" and "made up." (steve) eight prototypes for a wall between the u-s and mexico debuted today. four companies spent the past month constructing the walls out of concrete and steel. the prototype walls stand between eighteen and thirty feet high. officials will spend three months testing each one. they could decide to use all of them -- or none of them. congress has not authorized any new money to build president trump's promised border wall. the prototypes were funded by a twenty million dollar allocation congress authorized the department of homeland security to pull from other places in its budget. (vicki) house democrats are fighting back to gain access to birth control the new argument they're using to persuade republicans(steve) of course everything in moderation is the key to good health, butnow a study that says some people might want to think twice about that second cup of coffee.
are you a java junkie? hate to break it to you -- but your daily fix may be a problem. reid binion explains what to look for in today's health minute. a good 'ole cup of joe can jump start any morning.but too much coffee can be bad for your health.researchers say healthy adults can consume up to 400 milligrams of caffeine a day,that's about four -- eight ounce cups of coffee a
day.if you need to cut back on caffeine -- keep a diary.jot down what you drink and when. look at your diet.caffeine can be found in coffee -- tea -- soda -- and chocolate.it's also in energy bars -- and pain medicines.if you're looking to cut back,try tea or other coffee alternatives. black or green teas can slash the caffeine count -- while still providing a punch.know your body.anticipate cravings -- and prepare for them.if you need a pick me up in the afternoon -- try breathing exercises.or get up from your desk and go for a short walk. cutting caffeine can be daunting.but simple small changes can make a big difference.for today's health minute -- i'm reid binion. (steve) president trump promised the release of all the files relating to the assassination ofjohn f. kennedy, but a last minute change put some of that on hold (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
(steve) a case of road rage as turned into a search. let's check in with pam moore who has the details on this story from berkeley.( pam ) police want to find this man... they want to talk to him about what happened on ashby avenue yesterday. a driver of another car says, the man was driving erratically... and was confronted. coming up at six.. we'll tell you what happened next and how it invovles a deadly weapon. plus .. they want to stay in this country. details on the protest ... the so called dreamers took to capitol hill. it's all coming up at six.... now let's get back to the news at five (vicki) after the trump administration rolled back protections under obamacare... democratic lawmakers say women shouldn't have to choose between paying for their bills or paying for birth control. alexandra limon explains why they say republicans should also protect birth control access . nat pop: when you have five c hildren in six years you come talk to me about birth control laughs the congressional pro choice
caucus says access to birth control is essential to women's healthcareleader nancy pelosi / california (d) :09-:15 the hypocrisy of it all, do they not know what's going on in their own householdshouse democrats like leader nancy pelosi say about 90% of women use birth control any many cant afford to pay for it out of pocking.she say sthat includes republicans. so this shouldn't be a partisan issue. alexandra limon / @alexlimonnews :28-:41earlier this month the administration issued two new rules rolling back the protection for free birth control under obamacare. one allows employers to deny birth control due to religious freedom, the other due to sincerely held moral convictions.in may president trump signed the religious liberty executive order leading up to these new rules. president trumpwe will not allow people of faith to be targeted bullied or silenced anymore.this group of lawmakers sent a leter asking president trump to reverse the mandate and they also introduced a bill that would ensure all employers continue to provide birth control.many of these lawmakers are mothers themselvesrep. lois frankle / florida (d) 1:05-1:15the decision to bring him into the
world, was made by myself and his father. i didn't call my governor, or my congress person, or my insurance company, or certainly my boss. this college says birth control saved her lifeallison punch / college student 1:21- 1:28the bleeding only stopped when doctors performed a procedure to thin the lining of my uterus. they then inserted an iuddiana degette / colorado (d) 1:29-1:34and for whatever reason you're using birth control, it's non of your boss's business. it's your business.several groups have announced plans to sue the administration over the move. in washington (steve) today 'was' to have been the release of long-secret documents aboutthe 1963 assassination of president john kennedy... (vicki) catherine heenan is here with the details on a change of plans.... (catherine) president trump is delaying the release of some of the files...while okayingthe release of others.. bottom line - lots of information on the kennedy assassination continues to be withheld.. we're
talking about thousands of pages of documents never before seen by the public. as to why the release is being stalled...senior administration officials say the cia and the fbimade most of the requests to continue keeping the information secret. some observers are disappointed with the last minute decision...and white house officials say the president will state in a coming memo that he had 'no choice' .....but to agree to wait. some of the documents 'are' being posted tonight. the others are under a 6-month review... the president says he'll try to clear the way for them to be released without any more setbacks. steve and vicki? (steve) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major
new study found that men who dined alone are 45- percent more likely to be obese. for women... the news is better. women who eat alone twice a day are only 29- percent more likely to be obese. so what's the reason? researchers say we tend to eat less healthy foods... when we're by ourselves. (vicki) halloween is less than a week away... a boston hospital wanted to make sure even their tiniest patients have the opportunity to celebrate in style. the non-profit project "sweet peas" teamed up with the hospital... making costumes for the preemies... from a little bumble bee to a couple of tiny superheros. the costumes were handmade by volunteers and parents of former preemies. the hospital even hosted a photoshoot. it's a heroic gesture for parents and infants who have been through so much. (vicki) we've got a an update
have stopped the violence. kron 4's justine waldman has details on the story... sot automatic gunfire broke out from the end the blockthe infamous house at 212 banks street is vacantbut quite the party took place here saturday october 14th.sot my car got completely shot up but not my houseit ended in violence when, police say two rival gangs began shooting at one another.ann golden lives next doorand hid in her house when she heard rapid gun fire. ann golden / witness sot witnessessot i missed seeing the guys driving down the street spraying it with bullets natsbernal heights neighbors alarmed by the violence came to this community meeting to question their elected officials and police.the owner of 212 banks is in bali, according to supervisor hillary ronan.since he doesn't live at the home, renting it on site like airbnb for a weekend is in violation of the city short term rental policy. also by january 2018, all users must be registered with the city.if the law was in place now.sot supervisor hillary ronan / district 9 "this never would have happened because this absent landlord could never have rented to outsiders for parties."a few cars left parked on banks street are still wounded by bullet holes. and neighbors say their roofs and yard were damaged when the dozens of people at the party ran from the gunfire.sot i saw girls running and hiding behind carsairbnb tells kron 4 news, the host is now permanently removed from its platform.and its insurance
program will reimburse neighbors for any property damage.still banks street will never be the samesot i was scaredjustine standup..two people were hurt. police apologized for not responding to 911 calls about a loud party.maybe that would have stopped the shooting.in sf justine waldman kron 4 news.waldman kron 4 in sf justine waldman kron 4 news. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news
at 5. steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) the federal agent whose gun was used in a highly publicized san francisco murder sheds some new light in the kate steinle murder case. he works for the bureau of land management.. and left his gun in his car while visiting in the city. it was stolen... so should he bear some responisbility for the crime. the question is raised by the defense. then.. look closely... law enforcement wants to find these two men. we'll tell you how they are involved in the bust of a brothel in the bay area. we have alot more news to share tonight... kron 4 news begins in 70 seconds. don't go away.
the kate steinle case was only one of several cases in the bay area... of someone being shot and killed with a stolen gun... and that includes other weapons stolen from law enforcement... catherine heenan is here to tell us about that part of the story... (catherine) it's particularly disturbing that a gun stolen from a law enforcement officeris later used in a killing.. another example -- in oakland - muralist antonio ramos was shot to death in september of 2015. that gun had been was stolen from an immigration and customs enforcement agent in san francisco. it had been taken from his car weeks earlier.. a suspect is under arrest and charged with the murder. ramos's family has sued ice over his death. the most recent example -- the killing of abel esquivel jr.....a young
community activist ...shot and killed during an armed robbery in august in san francisco's mission district.. the gun used had been stolen from the personal car of a san francisco police officer.. three people were arrested in that shooting. and while they're not tied to shooting deaths.. two guns were stolen from law enforcement officers who had been visiting from out of town this past september... those officers had been in the bay area helping with security for u-c berkeley's free speech week. a backpack was stolen from an unmarked s-u-v outside a diner in oakland. a state law was signed last year - now requiring that officers store guns in a locked trunk or safe box if they're kept in a car... pam and steve? (pam) the 2015 homicide cold case of musician emiliano nevarez .... has been solved. police say, tips
from the community led them to identify the man who allegedly pulled the trigger taking nevarez's life... kron4's haaziq madyun has the story 24-year-old dejour jamerson of oakland has been identified the person resposnible for the 2015 shooting death of emiliano nevarez. the joint opd and fbi cold case heated up last month when police received evidence pointing to jamersonsgt. eric milina/oakland police departmentspecial agent john bennett/federal bureau of investigationeven though investigators tracked down the alleged shooter in this case, he won't be doing any time behind bars because...he died before they could put the put him in handcuffs
some sort of comfort to the family that we did not forget, nor will we, the victims here and their families. they deserve the right to live in peace and that was shattered that night">in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) a lockdown at milpitas high school has been lifted for the second time today.. police detained one student with a gun on campus... and then investigated a rumor of a second armed student. it happened just after the lunch break this afternoon. a second student was found off campus.. but it's not clear if that student actually had a gun. the lockdown was lifted just after 3:00... and students were released from school. (pam) the father of an eight-year-old student, who authorities say, brought a
loaded gun to an east bay elementary school, has been arrested. it happened tuesday in san ramon.... at twin creeks elementary. police say, an eight- year old brought the firemarm to school another student reported seeing it. once at the scene, police contacted the child's parents -- and found the weapon in the student's backpack. parent's we talked with are upset about what happened.. police arrested 30-year-old anthony o- donnell at this home this morning. this is the second time this month that a student has brought a loaded gun to an east bay school. a student was arrested ... accused of bringing a gun on campus at de anza high school in richmond. (steve) profane comments from antioch high school
junior varsity football players has cost the entire team tonight's game. the principle say six j-v football players made "profane, vulgar or sexually explicit comments" as female students walked by the locker rooms monday. another six students reportedly made comments supporting their friends or failed to intervene or leave. the principal says the girls felt threatened by the comments. we spoke with students about the decision to cancel the game. (student): "well, i feel like it did get out of hand. no matter who said what, they shouldn't have. it doesn't matter who you are and how you're talking about if you're friends with them you shouldn't talk bad upon anyone else even if it's your friend." the incident comes just a week after some players attended a seminar on sexual assault and bullying. some of students were suspended or sent home. (pam) another big story we are tracking tonight... lead has been found in the water at three san francisco schools. the schools affected are west portal
elementary, malcolm x elementary and san francisco international high school. the school district says, the problem is not with the water but with certain pipes. the fixtures where the high lead levels were detected are now shutdown. the schools are working to fix the problems... in the meantime bottled water is being provided. (concerned parent): "i was very concerned because both of my kids go to this school and drink a lot of water especially with the water lately being so warm that i gave them extra water bottles from home, bottled ones, because i didn't want them to try to get any water from the foutain." another concern... lead exposure in kids can affect the development of the brain and nervous system. earlier this month, a new california law went into effect .. which requires testing in all state public schools. (pam) a live look outside right now... (steve) as we get our first look as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major pattern change takes place. (steve) a big story (steve) takes place.
(steve) a big story we are following... fire crews are expecting full containment on the deadly fires that rocked the north bay. this is video from quadcopter four showing some of the devastation in the area of atlas peak road and westgate road in napa. thousands of homes and business were destroyed and dozens of people were killed. as we wait for the fires to be put out -- people who live in the heart of the devastation are trying to get their lives back to normal. (steve) today, local leaders boarded the napa valley wine train together. (pam) kron four's philippe djegal reports... the message is ... the napa valley is ready for visitors to come back. (philippe) although tens of thousands of acres of the napa valley have burned in the past two and a half weeks... much of the area was untouched... and, remains as picturesque as it ever has.
popular tourist attractions like the napa valley wine train are open, ready for visitors.... and, the mayor of the city of calistoga, chris canning says fire victims returning to work... could really use the business.chris canning/mayor of calistoga- "the most important thing for us is the vast majority of our residents make their living in the hospitality and wine industry, and they're hourly employees, and they work when there are people here. um, they've been doing this for years and years and what they want to do most, is provide first rate hospitality. its what we've been known for since the 1800s, and they're ready, they're willing, they're able and they're anxious to serve everyone again and they want people to come back to calistoga." the mayors from the city of napa and the town of yountville were also on board the wine train... saying this is a great time to visit the valley.john dunbar/town of yountville- "what we don't want to see happen, is employees losing their jobs. or, businesses having to close because the visitors aren't coming back." local leaders saying you can help, by simply showing up.jill techel/mayor city of napa- "go out to dinner, stay in one of
the hotels, um, i call that win win. you have a fabulous experience and we get our employees back and then back and working." working to get back on track and the train is a good place to start. in the napa valley, philippe djegal, kron four news. coming up.. a national emergency ... the president gives new attention to the tens of thousands of people dying every year from opiod addiction.. details on who police are looking for .. in an east bay road rage incident along busy ashby avenue .. the bart extension to san jose is moving from construction to track tests ... an update on when passengers will get the "all aboard".
(steve ) it's been a long wait but bart has arrived in the south bay. kron four'srob fladeboe reports now on how the trains are being readied for thefirst riders next summer. rob fladeboe/milpitas "...five years after construction began, bart trains are running along the tracks from fremont, through milpitas to san jose...."this is one of two three car trains that have been rolling back and forth along the recently completed extension from fremont through milpitas to san jose. but before the highly complex system is certified to carry human cargo, it must first be put through a series of test runs says the vta's brandi childress.brandi childress/valley transportation authority ".....that means we are in a phase where we are testing all of the trains movements. we've finished with the static testing of signals. now we've got the trains on the tracks at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour testing all of the
systems..."the new bart stations here at the great mall in milpitas and and the berryessa station insan jose are all but finished now. several months of what's called the static testing of signals and other equipment so what will people see and hear now that trains are running along the tracks? brandi childress/vta "....people have been hearing construction for the past five years, now it's going to be a different noise, the operation of the trains, they'll hear the electric motors and the wheels but we've done a lot of mitigation to lessen the impact of the noise of the trains...."yes, that means the system is now fully electrified and vta is reminding neighbors and pedestrians to heed warning signs posted along the tracks. rob fladeboe/milpitas "....when it opens in june of
next year, the south bay ridership is expected to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 23,000 people each day. in milpitas rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) let's take a look outside right now...(steve) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the four zone forecast. two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major pattern change takes place.
president trump today addressed a drug epidemic that's ravaging the country... catherine heenan is here with more on his speech on america's opioid crisis... (catherine) the president signed a declaration declaring the nation's opioid crisisto be a public health emergency... the first lady joined him in the east room of the white house...the speech was a long- promised effort to deliver on a campaign pledge...although analysts say the memorandum the president signed today does not call for new money to
fight the problem. the move 'does' direct the federal government to ramp up efforts to prevent thetens of thousands of deaths every year ....caused by addiction to prescription painkillersand heroin. the the president stopped short president the president stopped short of calling the epidemic a 'national disaster' - which some had expected him to do. that means relief funds won't immediately be directed to the problem. pam and steve? (steve) dozens of young immigrants known as "dreamers"
went to washington in washington today to ask congress to quickly approve plans that would allow them to stay in the united states. kron four's washington correspondent anna wiernicki is in our nations capitol with more claudia yoli: i am undocumented and unafraid.anna wiernicki: claudia yoli says she was days away from being deported back to venezuala from her home in el paso, when president barack obama passed the deferred action for childhood arrivals program or "daca"claudia yolidaca recipient, el pasotake cg @ 0:14-0:19the daca program allowed me to not fear deportation, it protected me from that.anna wiernicki: but now, yoli says soon deportation could be a reality. anna wiernicki (stand up) washington correspondenttake cg @ 0:24-0:30president donald trump ended daca and gave congress six months to create a permanent program to replace it.nats pop - beto o'rourke: "we have a very strong case to make."anna wiernicki: texas democratic congressman beto o'rourke says he is confident a bipartisan "clean" dream act will pass in the house by the end of this year.beto o'rourke u.s. congressman, d-texastake cg @ 0:40-0:55a clean dream, meaning a dream act that allows our dreamers to contribute and stay in their communities without sacrificing the border communities in which they live through militarization,
through walls.anna wiernicki: but o'rourke doesn't have the support of his texas colleague, republican congressan jodey arrington. arrington says he will not vote for legislation that grants dreamers amnesty.jodey arringtonu.s. congressman, r-texastake cg @ 1:05-1:11 we're not going to send them back, but we are not granting amnesty.anna wiernicki: arrington says he is open to working with o'rourke on legislation they both agree on. if congress doesn't reach a deal, daca benefits will expire on march 6th. in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. (pam) much more to come on kron four this thursday ..(steve) it was a close vote but a budget passes the house.. leading the way for an overhaul of the nations tax system.. details ahead.(pam) plus, police looking to find a mercedes driver suspected of slamming into someone .. in a road rage incident ..
in connection with a 'road rage' incident in berkeley the incident happened last thursday on ashby avenue. the man on the right of your screen... is who police are looking for. the victim says, he was driving when his passenger yelled at a mercedes driver for driving recklessly. when the cars stopped in traffic the mercedes driver got out his car.. and attacked the pair in the other vehicle. the victims got out of their car .. and they all started arguing. at one point... police say, the suspect got back in his mercedes ... driving it into one of the victims. no one was seriously injured. the suspect is wanted tonight for assault with a deadly weapon, and battery. (steve) one person is injured after a shooting near an elementary school in san jose... the shooter is still on the loose tonight. it happened just after midnight near the corner of leeward drive and barlow avenue...that is just a few blocks away from sylvia cassell elementary school. officers found one man with at least one gunshot wound.
he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. police have not yet released a description of the shooter. (pam) just ahead... indecent exposure ... a young woman frightened as she was parking her car ... by a man exposing himself.. we'll tell you where.(steve) details on three california men who police say are involved in a crime spree that includes murder .. all connected to bay area brothels.(pam) a four -trillion dollar national budget finally get the okay in congress .. the g-o-p says ... now comes the tough work on tax cuts .. details next.
the house today passed a 4-trillion dollar budget .... that moves president trump closer to his goal of cutting taxes.. catherine heenan is here with more on the vote that could lead to huge tax cut.. (catherine) the republican rush to overhaul the tax code picked up speed today...house members narrowly cleared a budget blueprint that would allow a tax bill to passcongress without any democratic votes. republican leaders are sounding relieved -- it passed by a narrow margin. and democrats are sounding frustrated.
tonight senate leaders are signaling that the tax code bill could actually be introduced, debated and approved in both chambers by the end of november. 20 republicans crossed the aisle on this issue...joining democrats in opposition to the budget vote. they're upset about the possible elimination of a tax break that helps residentsof high-tax states. pam and steve? (steve) in the east bay... a college student says a man innapropriately touched himself in front of her in downtown berkeley. this is who police are now searching for. it happened on tuesday near the corner of center street and martin luther king way... that is right near m-l-k junior civic center park. a student at berkeley city college says a man walked towards her car as she was parking. she said she was scared and stayed in the car. that is when the man exposed himself and began touching himself innapropriately. she took this picture and quickly drove away.
(pam)(on cam) an east bay high school is standing by its decision to reinstate a teacher ... after an investigation confirming inappropriate conduct with students. that is according to the superintendent of piedmont unified school district. district officials say, the reason the teacher is keeping his job is because the conduct was not criminal. (pam) five recent piedmont high school graduates reported the incidents, which occurred last school year. the teacher was placed on administrative leave in september, but has since been reinstated.
here in milpitas bart is testing trains along the new south bay extension corridor. two three car trains are making daily test runs from fremont, through milpitas to san jose. new stations at great mall milpitas and berryessa in san jose are all but complete. the system is scheduled to open for business in june of next year when some 23,000people are expected to ride each day. in milpitas rob fladeboe kron 4 news in the napa valley... local leaders from city's impacted by the recent wildfires jumped on board the napa valley wine train... in a show of unity to visitors... stating the that the valley from the but that businesses are for people to spend some john of yountville- "we hope people bill dodd/state senator- "this is the best time of the year, best weather, and um, enjoy the napa valley." philippe djegal, kron four news.
joins us now with another look at the four zone forecast... two more days of warm temperatures can be expected across our region before a modest cooling trend returns highs back to normal by the weekend and into early next week. dry weather persists at least through the middle of next week before a major pattern change takes place. (pam) (pam) coming up...
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larger crime spree targeting bay area brothels. an yan... lin tao and panpan huang (wong) have been arrested for the murder that happened last month in san jose. police say, the three are also suspected in crimes at brothels in south san francisco... milpitas... and fremont. all three men are from southern california. they face a number of charges including murder ... robbery... kidnapping and sexual assault. police also released this surveillance video of two men they are still looking for in connection with the crimes. police have not yet identified these two suspects... they are hoping you can help with more information that could lead to their arrests. (steve) take a look at this dramatic video... ten people were injured after a car crashed into a restaurant in maryland. one of the people in the restaurant on tuesday said it felt like they were hit with a bomb. the driver of the car says her brakes gave out and she was going 25 miles per hour.
police say she was going much faster...and that she may have lost control on a corner and launched into the building. the owner of the restaurant says the car left a hole about eight-feet wide in the wall of the establishment. the cause of the crash is under investigation. in sports -- the 49ers are moving alongtime safety to linebacker... gary will tell us who it is plus -- marshawn lynch is finding ways to stay busy during his one- game suspension... gary will tell us what he was up to... he has all the sports coming up.
and a half point underdogs against buffalo. jack del rio and oakland will be looking to get back to .500 buffalo .500to get back to will be looking and oakland will be looking to get back to .500 buffalo haven't lost at home this season. weather conditions may play a factor... raiders will face strong winds and showers. oakland is expected to stay in the east coast for their two game road trip. derek carr:"it's almost like another camp where we're all together. we're all doing things together. guys, if they don't have their families, they're going out to eat together and having dinner. they're going out together and hanging out in the room together. those kinds of things. and i think that is, besides not having to fly, that's just a major benefit of guys just being together outside of the hour windows that we have here." marshawn lynch is not playing this sunday, but he's find ways to stay busy. he's find ways sunday, but playing
this lynch is not playing this sunday, but he's find ways to stay busy. he was in oakland tech last night to practice with his former high school. he posted this footage on his instagram account. lynch is not stranger to the foorball program... in the past he's had football clinics and occasionally visits the team.
the 49ers are doing anything they can to get their first win can to get their first win this sunday agaisnt philadelphia. the eagles are 12.5 point favorites. san francisco is moving eric reid to linebacker for the rest of the season. this week he's been practicing with the linebacker's group... and attending the position meetings. the move came after the 49ers have depth with their safeties. 49ers defensive coordinator, robert saleh wants to have the best eleven players on the field. the move doesn't gurantee the 49ers will resign reid past this season. the warriors seem like
they warriors seem the the the the warriors seem like they finally woke up last night against the raptors. steph curry and kevin durant led the way in the warriors win they combined for 59 points... durant hit a three to tie the game and curry put the golden state finished the game on a 10-0 run. tommorow they'll be hosting the wizards... they will be celebrating the legacy and more than five decades of contributions from legend contributions decades of more than five the legacy and
celebrating they will be wizards... they will be celebrating the legacy and more than five decades of more than five decades of contributions from legend alvin attles. "his legacy as a warrior and what he means to the bay area, warrior basketball is just unbelievable and everybody is just inspired to be hanging in the rafters next to him and the other guys that are up there, so, and the fact that he's still involved in the organization is huge. impact in the community, being a positive presence all throughout the organization."
nicknamed super jack... needed a super costume for his ride. that's where valerie baker stepped in to help. jack's mother thought it was kind enough that the home depot manager shipped in a refrigerator ... in order to get the cardboard needed to create an elaborate costume for jackson's wheelchair ... but that was not all.(sot) we walked around the store trying to find things to make jack's costume and by the time we got to the end she took us up to the register and took care of the whole entire bill. take a look at jack's costume. he and the store manager decided to go with a pirate ... aboard his very own ship. last weather and goodbye final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
questioning whether this is a ax or she was actually kidnapped, what do you believe this. >> and born with her heart beating outside her body. you can see it beating. look what she can do. then, dad's choking on a chicken wing! wait until you see who came to his rescue. will you marry me? >> did this proposal backfire? plus, ripped from the headlines halloween. melania's inauguration outfit. now "inside edition" with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello everybody. ellen degeneres is getting slammed for what many consider a sexist tweet she made about singer katy perry. it may have been meant as a joke between friends but given today's charged atmosphere, not everyone is laughing. >> now it is ellen under fire for posting this racy photo
today objectifying katy perry. many are outraged. "if you were a man this would be the end of your career," went one tweet. >> ellen goes full weinstein, went one tweet. >> i think a man could get away with it if they were friends and it was a joke. i just people are looking to be offended. unfortunately what it does is it waters down the real problem. let's focus on real predators. >> meanwhile yet another actress has come forward accusing president h. w. bush of groping her, and she says this picture proves it. it was taken backstage at a small theater near the president's home in maine. she says the wheelchair-bound president asked her, you know who my favorite magician
is? he said david copper peeled. the actress said bar bra bush took note of the behavior and said, he is going to get himself put in jail. the family released this statement. at age 93 president bush is confined to a wheelchair so his arm falls at the lower waist. on occasion he has patted women's rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner. some see it as innocent, others seat as inappropriate. to anyone he has offended, president bush apologizes. and actress ashley judd says harvey weinstein asked him to massage him and watch him