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tonight in the case of a headless torso found inside the home of a missing man. we are learning more about an arrest made for identity theft - related to the case. good evening i'm grant lodes. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. kron4 just obtained court documents - detailing the arrest of lance silva... who is now in custody on a probation violation. ken wayne is standing by in the newsroom. (ken) this is a photo of the missing man - brian egg. inside his san francisco - home police found a headless torso in a fish tank,. the human remains have not yet been identified. but we are learning more about another man - lance silva investigators say he used brian egg's credit card to hire a crime scene cleanup company at the missing man's home. he also allegeldy withdrew cash from egg's account - and even used his credit card to buy a bmw back in june. that car was
towed - and later picked from a tow yard by silva and a man claiming to be paul forman - who police are now trying to find. brian egg was last seen by neighbors in june. it was not until neighbors spotted a crime scene clean up truck outside the home on august 14 -- that police actually entered the residence. we've posted all the court documents on kron4-dot-com. (grant) (grant) an east bay family is outraged. the parents tell us, their kindergartnerer was allowed to leave school and walk home...more than two and a half miles...by himself. (vicki) this despite the fact the child was supposed to go to an after school program on campus. kron four's terisa estacio spoke with the family and she joins us live from hayward with more details.. terisa? this east bay mom is angry... and demanding action. she says it was on monday... when her son called her from
home.... her 5 year old was supposed to be in an afterschool program... but somehow - someone dropped the ball. (take pkg) how? duanna kirby is furious... she says on monday, jackson was supposed to go to a youth enrichment program here at fairview elementary school in hayward. it was jackson's first day of kindergarten. the program is on campus, about 50 feet away from his classroom. but that is not what happened. instead, duana says, she got a call from her son, from home. duana kirby, hayward mom. so, i am at work and get a phonec call from my son on his cell phone and i say what are you doing calling me, i said to leave your cell phone at home. and he said, he did. that he was and safe that he was safe. duana says she rushed home from her job.. jackson was there. she then quizzed him about how he walked nearly 2.6 miles home... and why he wasn't in the afterschool program. duana. he said he was in the bathroom and when he got out, no one was there and so he grabbed his backpack and walked home. duana says she and her husband are angry and want answers to how this all duana. someone could have grabbed him, he could have been mauled by a dog, hit by a car. as for the sent kron four this statement... we take this incident very seriously and ar determine what steps need to be taken to ensure that this does not happen again."
investigating reports that a man has been approaching young girls at mall... and showing them inappropriate pictures. kron 4's dan kerman is live at the sunvalley mall in concord with more. dan? concord police are investigating reports a man approached 2 youn girls at the sun valley mall and showing them pornographic photos or videos on his cell phone. the july 13th incident was reported to police by a store employee on july 14 and now police are asking anyone who was victimized to come forward so they can confirm a crime actually occurredsot cprl. summer galer/concord police we need to have the actual victims come foward and say what was shown to them or what was said to them police have reviewed mall security video and have identified the man who approached the girls. they say he has had contact with police in the past.sot he's not been arrested at this time because we have not confirmed a crime has occured, thats why we want victims to come forward and let us know what happened on july 13.
surprisingly word that such a thing could happen is not a surprise to those who shop at the mall.sotnowadays you can trust no onethose who live in and around concord say young kids should not be left alone in a mall sotespecially today you cannot let your kids roam freesot he's ten i wont let him road the mall free, he's 13 and i would let him if he wanted to 113/wanted to (grant) a man (grant) 113/wanted to to 113/wanted to to him if he wanted and i would let mall free, he's 13 and i would let him if he wanted to 113/wanted to
(grant) a man wanted for a hit and run crash in menlo park that killed a six- year-old girl in 2009 -- is now back in the bay area. (vicki) that suspect had been on the run....and was arrested in guatemala. catherine heenan is here with more on the case that police say they never gave up on... (catherine) menlo park police say that shannon fox is the man who'd been racing another driver in november of 2009..... when he slammed intoa car carrying a woman and her 6-year-old daughter.. both were badly hurt....the driver fled the scene. the little girl - lisa xavier - died the next day. police say fox was arrested in december of 2016 in guatemala. and now - nearly 9 years after the crash - authorities say he's been extradited, charged with 3 felonies....and he's in jail in santa clara county. authorities chose not to tell lisa's family about the developments...until they
were sure they had fox. menlo menlo park police say they never considered this a cold case... the f-b-i also helped in the search for fox. he'd been fighting extradition from guatemala until he recently exhausted all his appeals. he's scheduled to be arraigned in court tomorrow. vicki and grant? (vicki) one man has died following a shooting in oakland... marking the city's 5th homicide since sunday. police received a shot spotter activation just before 11 last night in the 11- hundred block of 65th avenue. police found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no suspects have been identified. (vicki) in light of the recent homicides... oakland police are promising
to increase patrols in areas where most of the murders happened. one of those killings claimed the life of 36- year old mario thomas. he was gunned down monday night in an area off of 73rd and international. it happened one day after the deadly shooting just across the street. police believe those two crimes may be connected. then, there were two other deadly shootings sunday. (vicki) new at five... for the first time in the united states... mirroring similar programs available in europe and canada... this week a prototype of a safe injection site opened in san francisco. a treatment facility to help lower the number of drug overdoses citywide. the demonstration was held at glide memorial church... where kron four's philippe djegal says the mayor stopped by to take a look. (philippe) san francisco is in the midst of an opiod crisis... says mayor london breed... who wednesday mentioned on her tour of a model of a safe injection site at glide memorial church... that far too many people are dying from drugs.london breed/mayor- "last year, a 193 people died of drug overdoses." the model treatment program dubbed
"safer inside," includes seven booths in san fracisco's tenderloin neighborhood. it opened tuesday and will remain available to the public to visit through friday.miguel bustos/glide- "it's about safety, its about community and dignity." the safe injection site will in theory allow drug users to safely consume their drugs with supervision... and, also provide access to services to hopefully cure their addiction. paul harkin/glide- "overdose deaths are the number one cause of death in the united states at the moment. there were 72,000 overdoses nationally and all of these sites all over the world, there has never been an overdose death ever." mayor breed says just one 13-booth safe injection site could save the city more than three-point-five million dollars a year in medical costs related to overdoses. london breed/mayor- "we are here today to save lives. that's what this is about." this week the state legislature passed a bill that would allow san francisco to open functional safe injection sites during a three-year pilot program. the bill is headed to governor jerry brown's desk where he could sign it into law. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. (grant/on cam) in a related (grant/on cam) (grant/on cam) in a
related story, opioid use and opioid overdose deaths are nothing short of a public health crisis across the country, including here in the bay area. but there is some help in the form of an antidote of sorts that is saving lives. kron four's rob fadeboe reports from san jose. as they shopped for fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers market outside valley medical center on wednesday, many people went home with a couple of doses of narcan, a kind of short-term antidote for an opioid overdose. it's thought that getting more narcan into the hands of the general public will save lives. bruce copley/behavior health services department "....we want people to understand that the epidemic is starting to touch our county, fentanyl is found in opioids and other
recreational drugs and it's leading to many overdose deaths across the country..." there have been 27 confirmed opioid deaths in santa clara county so far this year and 70 in 2017. this team from the county's opioid overdose prevention projectshowed and explained how one squirt of the nasal spray can stop an overdose and buy precious time to get help.bruce copley "....individuals who are in an addicted state typically don't want to seek treatment so this will help to get them stabilyzed so they can consider their options and it gives family members some strength in that narcan can bring that person out of an addicted state so they can seek other treatment..." fifteen local law enforcement agencies now carry narcan, which is credited with saving at least two lives. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news (vicki) kron4newsfladeboe san jose rob two lives. in saving at least two lives. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news
(vicki) coming up... as people across the state deal with the high cost of living... a shocking new report reveals just how many people have low-paying jobs. (grant) and the u-s open is bei slammed tonight-- after a player receives an outfit violation. why many are calling the move sexist. (vicki) and after the break... fisherman's wharf could soon be getting a revamp. the new customers they are trying i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts.
fisherman's wharf is looking attract a new type of customer to the tourist hot spot. kron4's maureen kelly explains how neighborhood business leaders are working to lure locals to the area. fisherman's wharf is a good place to come to find san francisco sweatshirts....a lcatraz themed pajamas....and sourdough bread....but it's not easy to find are people from herewhere are you from italyi'm from south americai'm from lathe fisherman's wharf community business district found that of the 16 million visitors they have here evry year....only 14% live in the city.so they are looking to change that.....they have a new retail strategy looking at making the storefronts more inviting.....they getting closer to launching phase two of project to make jefferson street more pedestrian friendly....you see the wider sidewalks here completed in phase one on western end of the street. and while there are plenty of souvenir shops near the heart of fisherman's
wharf....the other end of the district on bay street has bigger more general interest shops....like ross and trader joe's, and orchard supply. what they would like to see if the middle of the neighborhood to be filled in with services locals might need like doctor's offices or dentists .....or find businesses that can appeal to both tourists and locals alike. one business leader involved in the plan says they want to get san franciscans stop thinking of this area as just a tourist trap.you don't think about fisherman's wharf as a neighborhood, you just think about is as a local as oh that's that tourist place but it's a neighborhood of san francisco and it's one of our most historic, its one of our most beautiful, visitors around the world love it and we'd like our local residents to rediscover it and realize how beautiful it really is.and because foot traffic here slows to a crawl after six they are looking at ways to schecule evening events and activities keep the crowds after dark. maureen kelly kron4 news (grant) a new report
from u=c berkeley details how the state's economic boon has benefited california's top earners.(vicki)everyone else, not so much.catherine is here with the numbers.catherine? (catherine) let's start with one big number --- four point nine million.that's how many californians are working for low wages ... about a third of the total workfoe. that number is up from 30 percent two years ago. kachingstores and restaurants, child care centers and farms. that is where most of california's low paid workers are employed.and they are actually earning less than they were four decades ago, allowing for inflation, the bottom ten percent of wage earners saw their income drop by more than a dollar an hour. workers in the middle also saw their income stagnate.but at the other end of the spectrum, the top 95 percent of earners enjoyed a jump of 25 dollars an hour... a fifty percent increase.california's low=wage earners are not all young.the average age is is 36. fifty=seven percent of the low wage earners are hispanic ... seven percent black, 11 percent asian and 24 percent white.close to half of them have children and 40 percent
are married. (catherine)(catherine) overall, slightly more than half of california's low-wage workers are women, but there's substantial variation between demographic groups. the highest is among asians, where two thirds of low=wage workers are women. grant and vicki? (grant) an earthquake hits southern california... and it reveals some good news for people across the state. u-s-g-s officials say the early warning system worked ahead of the 4-point-4 quake. rachel kim reports. seismologist dr. lucy jones says their early warning system here worked.giving them a 3 second warning that strong shaking was coming in.she said the 4.4 quake felt over a large part of l.a. from oxnard
to san bernardino, and san fernando valley to orange county.basically the people near it fell strong shaking, strong enough to throw things off shelves.as you got farther away people felt weaker shaking further away, a rolling motion.dr. jones said that largest quake in l.a. metro area in 3 yearsand in the big picture she said this is an ordinary quake for california in terms of the size.lucy jones/usgs"we had about a dozen aftershocks so far. largest 3.4 just a minute after the first, to have magnitude ones and twos, it would not be surprised to have another felt event, like any other earthquake in california this has a 5% chance to being a foreshock to something bigger." (grant) that was rachel kim reporting. and kron4 has the information you need to know before an earthquake hits the bay area. on our website-- we have a special section dedicated to earthquake preparedness. it's all on kron-4 dot com.
(anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into e valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see the trough of low pressure along the west coast. that is helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low clouds and then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s
since the death of robin williams... and there is a new mural honoring the late actor right here in san francisco. the huge portrait was recently painted on market street-- between 6th and 7th streets. this is is just one of many landmarks celebrating williams in san francisco. recently, a meadow in golden gate park was named after robin williams. and the rainbow tunnel that connects san francisco to marin county is now named the marin county is now named the "robin williams tunnel". (vicki) still ahead... a warning in the south bay... people are targeting elderly homeowners-- trying to buy their house for cheap. the warning signs you need to know. (grant) and after the break... a controversial move by the u-s calling sexist. why are áwhere you take your shirt off
(grant) u.s. open organizers say they 'regret' slapping a player with a code violation for briefly taking off her shirt.(vicki) the move was met with a storm of protest....and questions of whethersexism was at play.. catherine heenan is here with the story... (catherine) french tennis player alize cornet
realized she had put her shirt on the wrong way and decided to fix it during a 10 minute break.... it was a quick change that lasted only seconds... exposing her sports bra. she reacted with surprise when she was then handed a code violation by the chair umpire.. she wasn't the only one who was upset. the move triggered an angry flood of critcism on social media... including twitter users who called the violation 'ridiculous' and 'sexist.' this happened yesterday in the sweltering heat at flushing meadows in new york city. today the u.s. tennis association issued a statement of regret..saying it will clarify the policy to make sure this doesn't happen again. it also noted that this had been a warning......with no further penalty or fine. grant and vicki? (grant) next at 5:30... a warning on the peninsula... after a coyote was seen in a densely populated area. (vicki) plus... today is the first of five days of memorials for senator john mccain... as the war
sunday, mccain will be honored by former u-s presidents, senate colleagues, and members of the trump administration. this is a live picture from arizona's state capitol... you can see senator mccain's casket draped with an american flag.. as people walk by to pay their respects. karin caifa is in phoenix with the latest on today's events -- and what's ahead. jon kyl / former arizona senator: john mccain believed in america.the people who elected senator john mccain to office over a span of 35 years are honoring one of their favorite sons today. arizona residents lining up to pay their final respects to the political giant at a public viewing at the arizona state capitol, where mccain will lie in state. it's the first formal memorial for the war hero turned political icon. arizona governor doug ducey highlighted mccain's life-time of service to his country. gov. doug ducey / arizona: his talk of country first wasn't simply a slogan on a yard sign, it was what john mccain had done and demonstrated.jon kyl, who served alongside mccain in the senate as the junior senator from arizona, talked warmly about mccain's presence on capitol hill. jon kyl / former arizona senator: i consider it a great privilege to have served with john and i will miss him as a
friend and as a strong force for america in the world.and finally, a benediction from current arizona senator jeff flake, who says he saw mccain as a mentor.sen. jeff flake / arizona: we are grateful for his life and for his sacrifice. mccain's wife, cindy, and his family led the precession and welcomed family and friends to the viewing. in the afternoon and evening, arizona residents will have their own opportunity to say goodbye. jonay delong / arizona democrat: he was very well respected in the senate and we really appreciate his work. a fitting first tribute by those who he represented and those who will miss him most. in phoenix, arizona, i'm karin caifa (vicki) also tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local always kron4 is 5:30... tonight at also (vicki) karin caifaarizona, i'm karin caifa (vicki) also tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) happening now in the east bay... police in danville are looking for two armed robbers áand their getaway driver. the incident happened on
wind-chime drive near manchester street... near blackhawk. police say two armed men wearing dark clothes and hoods held up a man near his parked car. after getting what they wanted... they sped off in a car driven by a third person. (grant) police are looking for a man accused of attacking another man on a bart train. around 9:15 saturday night the two men got into an argument and the suspect cut the victim's hand. it happened while the men were on board a warm springs train in fremont. police ask anyone who recognizes the attacker to call police. (vicki) on the peninsula... students and teachers at serra high school in san mateo are mourning the death of a classmate. these are pictures from a prayer service held at the school this morning for senior blake bottarini. he in a crash on monday. kron 4's lydia pantazes spoke to his friends about their loss. their loss. friends about spoke to his lydia pantazes kron 4's monday. crash on he in a bottarini. blake
bottarini. he in a crash on monday. kron 4's lydia pantazes spoke to his friends about their loss. serra high senior... blake bottarini was driving to school monday morning when his car veered off an embankment on highway 35... crashed into a tree... and died. today... the school will hold a formal prayer service for the entire student body. everyone will wear solid white shirts in support of the family. it is not clear what caused his car to veer off of highway 35... but his car was not found for several hours. school officials say that grief caounselors will be on campus today for students to talk with. (vicki) a scam alert in the south
bay... santa clara county wants to warn people about a housing scam. residents are reporting getting letters from people wanting to buy their homes even if it isn't on the market. the district attorney's office is warning these offers are much lower than the home is worth and say these scammers then flip the houses for a profit. they are targeting people who are unknowlageable about the housing market and the elderly. (grant) in the north bay, rhonert park police are asking your help as they try to find the people responsible for beating a developmentally disabled man. on august 16th two men attacked the victim...who was taking his nightly walk.was taking his victim...who attacked the 16th two men on august 16th two men attacked the victim...who was taking his nightly walk. one of the suspects accused the victim of throwing a beer bottle at his house. polcie say he then started hitting the disabled man in the head with a silver bat. police are asking
anyone who might have witnessed this atack to come forward. (grant) a coyote is spotted in san anselmo. a kron4 viewer sent us these pictures. they saw the coyote this morning near the safeway... off sir francis drake boulevard. coyotes rarely attack humans and prefer smaller animals like cats and dogs-- so always make sure your pets are on a leash. lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into the valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see the trough of low prsure along the west coast. that is helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low clouds and then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s inland and 60s at the coast. a warming trend will continue on friday and into the holiday weekend. some temperatures
will get near 90 by labor day. (vicki) a big story we are following tonight... it's the final days of the legislative session... and there is a major push to get state lawmakers to pass a water tax. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has details on who is behind the push... and what the group is doing to make sure their voices are heard... ((pkg))((nats-chanting))every day this week.. right at around the legislative lunch time.. this group can be seen marching outside the capitol ...chanting in spanish and english... (phoebe seaton - leadership counsel for justice & accountability))
"communities in california are impacted by this issue but disproportiantely it's impacting communities of color. latino communities throughout the state, especially in the san joaquin valley, coachella valley, parts of los angeles, northern california and the salinas valley." the group is pushing lawmakers to pass senate bills 844 and 845, which together would implement a voluntary water tax on customer water bills and a mandatory tax on dairies and fertilizer manufacturers. the state has reported more than one million residents across california are exposed to unsafe drinking water. "taken together sb 844 and 845 will create a safe drinking water fund which will secure that much needed source of funding to secure safe drinking water projects and programs so that no more will we see a millon people without safe drinking water." the association of california water agencies opposes the legislation. its deputy director has said the program is costly and inefficient, requiring agencies to change software and hire staff to implement the concept. with two days left in this legislative session.. the bills are ready.. waiting to be sent to the floor for a final votesoc
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an unusual explanation for why a package was not dropped off at a resident's doorstep. the package was left inside marcy lanier's mailbox instead... along with a note that said "bear in driveway" !! lanier says bear sightings are normal in her part of town but that it's never affected a delivery before. a facebook post of the note has been shared more than two-thousand times. (vicki) still ahead...
(vicki) that was ryan young reporting. franklin's funeral will take place friday morning at greater grace temple in detroit. the service will conclude a week of events planned to pay tribute to the legend. (grant) prince's family is suing the star's former doctor. six of prince's brothers and sisters filed a wrongful- death lawsuit against dr. michael schulenberg. the family is also suing walgreens and several healthcare groups. they claim all of the defendants had a chance, but
failed... to diagnose and help prince with his opioid addiction before he died. the doctor's attorney says the case has no merit. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into the valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see the trough of low pressure along the west coast. that is helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low clouds and then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s inland and 60s at the coast. a
warming trend will continue on friday and into the holiday weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day. (grant) the recreational marijuana industry is trying to shake the "stoner" stereotypes. companies are now trying to dispel the idea that people who smoke pot are slackers who live on their parents couches. instead-- pot day.90 by labor will get near 90 by labor day.day.90 by labor will get near temperatures weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day.
day. (grant) the recreational marijuana industry is trying to shake the "stoner" stereotypes. companies are now trying to dispel the idea that people who smoke pot are slackers who live on their slackers who live on their parents couches. instead-- pot is now being branded as the leafy equivalent of a fine brandy or healthy elixir. the upscale pot shop "medmen" has launched a two-million-dollar anti-stoner campaign featuring average folks. photos on billboards, buses and the web feature a grandmother, a former pro football player and a teacher. but not
everyone is persuaded. some people say the advertisments hide potential marijuana related problems like public intoxication and addiction. (vicki)(vicki) if you're looking for love... you might want to book a flight. a new study from british bank h-s-b-c suggests one in 50 airplane passengers meet the love of their life on an aircraft. the results came from interviews with 21- hundred people from more than a hundred countries. over half of airplane passengers have struck up a conversation with a stranger on a plane. so, as long as you're considerate and respectful, perhaps your odds of meeting your soul mate are better at 30,000 feet than a bar. (grant) next on kron4 news at 5... some friends come together to build an impressive tree house-- but it's what it's made of that has people talking.
friendly. (grant) some long-time friends built the elaborate treehouse completely out of stuff they found. mike parker reports. longtime friends and neighbors have created a giant treehouse. jonathan sealy's children inspired him to build the treehouse. he then enlisted renee healy to help. it took them just over three years to complete.the treehouse is suspended on the foundations of three shagbark hickory trees. it's located in etters, near the valley green golf course."this thing is
probably at least 80 percent, if not 85-90 percent recycled materials, which is just from people posting on craigslist," said sealy. from dumpster diving to donations, they found every way to come up with free stuff. the shingle siding and interior walls were scrapped from a covered bridge demolished in schuylkill county. "i would reach out to different companies, different window installers and ask if they just had windows that they took out that they were throwing away that i could look through," said sealy. (grant) sealy.
(grant) that was mike parker reporting. the tree house took three years total to build. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news (grant) ken wayne and pam moore ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (ken) thank you grant and vicki - coming up at six. we look into the controversial plan for a "safe injection site" in san francisco. it's a place where drug users can shoot up under medical supervision. we'll take you to a model location - showing how one will soon operate - if the governor signs off on the new law.(pam)
number of drug overdoses citywide. thank you for joining us, i'm pam moore.(ken) and i'm ken wayne. a demonstration of the site was given at glide memorial church today. as a defiant mayor london breed says if she has to, she'll disobey the federal government to make the program a reality. kron4's phillipe djgal reports. (philippe) this week the state legislature passed a bill that would allow san francisco to open functional safe injection sites during a three-year pilot program. the bill is headed to governor jerry brown's desk where he could sign it into law. and, if he does... the sites could look like this model of one set-up at glide memorial church in san francisco's tenderloin neighborhood... where seeing people inject themselves with opiods on the streets is commonplace.london breed/mayor- "continuing with the status quo and just hoping
that things will get better is not an option. substance abuse is not simply going away because we don't want to see it." mayor london breed believes the city's drug problem should be tackled head- on... and, that providing drug abusers with a safe location to use opiods, receive treatment and have access to programs to help them sober up has proven to be a successful model used in europe and canada, but never the united states until now. london breed/mayor- "it is estimated that one 13-booth site could safe san francisco up to $3.5 million by reducing hospital stays, hiv and hepatitis c infections and overdoses." the model treatment program dubbed "safer inside," includes seven booths. it opened tuesday and will remain available to the public to visit through friday.paul harkin/glide- "the whole idea is you allow them the dignity to use the space and after that, we can work on how to improve their health and well-being." last year, mayor breed says 193 people died from drug overdoses in san francisco. philippe djegal, kron four news. (ken) new at 6. bart... could have soon have the authority to set zoning
standards and approve development on agency-owned propery throughout the bay area. this...after the state assembly passed a-b 29- 23 yesterday afternoon. the bill now goes to governor jerry brown for his signature. under the measure... bart would govern residential and mixed-used projects on property the agency owns within a half-mile of station entrances. the bill would affect an estimated 250 acres in all. it would give the bart board untill july 2020 to formally adopt its guidelines. (pam) new at 6. the california assembly has voted to require all public universities to offer medication abortions at their campus health centers. the measure approved just a few hours ago... would make california the first state with such a mandate. none of the 34 university of california or california state university campuses currently offer abortion services. private donors have agreed to pay millions of dollars in
startup costs... including ultrasound machines and staff training. universities would be required to offer the services by 2022. (ken) an east bay family is outraged. the parents tell us, their kindergartnerer was allowed to leave school and walk home...more than two and a half miles...by himself. (pam) this, despite the fact the child was supposed to go to an- after school program on campus. kron four's terisa estacio spoke with the family.. shjoins us live from hayward with more details.. terisa?
officers say 'charles so' is being charged in connection to a road rage incident. allegedly 'so' attacked a man in another car and then took his phone. police discovered so had a loaded handgun in his bag inside his classroom during the arrest. so is being booked into the santa clara county jail for robbery and possession of a firearm at a school. (pam) developing news tonight... in the case of a headless torso found inside the home of a missing man. we are learning more about an arrest made for identity theft - related to the case.(ken) kron-4 just obtained court documents - detailing the arrest of lance silva... who is now in custody on a probation violation. grant lodes joins us now in studio with more. (landvo) this is a photo of the missing man - brian egg. inside his san francisco - home police found a headless torso in a fish
tank,. the human remains have not yet been identified. (grant) but we are learning more about another man - lance silva . investigators say he used brian egg's credit card to hire a crime scene clean-up company at the missing man's home. he also allegedly with-drew cash from egg's account - and used his credit card to buy a bmw back in june. that car was towed - and later retrieved from a tow yard by silva and a man claiming to be paul forman - who police are also now trying to find. (grant) neighbors last say brian egg in june. it was not until neighbors spotted a crime scene clean up truck outside the home on august 14 -- that police actually entered the residence. (pam) a man wanted for a hit and run crash in menlo park, that killed a six- year-old girl in 2009 -- is now back in the bay area
..after being extradited from guatemala. menlo park police say, shannon fox was racing another driver in november of 2009 ..... when he slammed into a car carrying a woman and her 6-year-old daughter.. both were badly hurt....the driver fled the scene. the little girl - lisa xavier - died the next day. police say, fox was arrested in december of 2016 in guatemala. and now - nearly 9 -years after the crash - authorities say, he has been extradited, charged with 3 felonies.... and placed in santa clara county jail. authorities chose not to tell lisa's family about the developments...until they were sure they had fox. (pam) (pam) menlo park
police say, they never considered this a cold case... the f-b-i also helped in the search for fox. he had been fighting extradition from guatemala until he recently exhausted all his appeals. he's scheduled to be arraigned in court tomorrow. (ken) in the east bay... police are investigating reports that a man has been approaching young girls at a mall... and showing them inappropriate pictures. kron 4's dan kerman is live at the sun-valley mall in concord with more. dan? sun valley creeper 0829186 insertsoti have to say it's not really surprisingsotit makes you feel scaredparents reacting to word concord police are investigating reports that a man approached 2 young girls at the sun valley mall and showed them pornographic photos or videos on his phone. police say a store employee reported the incident to them in mid july sot cprl. summer galer/concord policemall surveillance video we have identified the male and sent it out to other law enforcement agencies and he has been identified from other contacts with policehowever the man has not been arrested
because the two victims have not come forward. that's why police are reaching out now.sot we're attempting to locate any victims to find out if this man comitted a crime.police say the girls in questions are approximately 10 years old. people in and around concord say children that age should not be left alone especially in a mallsotsotmalls are always on the sketchy side unfortunately108/unfortunately
( ken ) a national leader in the fight against climate change.. throws his support behind a california bill with ambitious goals.. coming up.. you'll hear from former vice president al gore.. (pam) san francisco's famous fisherman's wharf is reaching out to a new kind of visitor ... and you may be surprised to find out who that is.. (ken) and next.. among those honoring the life of senator john mccain.. a bay area priest who will be speak at the service tomorrow .. we talked with him today about his reflections on his friend. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
senator john mccain's life and legacy was celebrated today...during a service inside the arizona state capitol.. the conservative republican maverick died on saturday at the age of 81. catherine heenan is here with more - including the bay area priest who will be speaking at thursday's memorial... (catherine) the service at the arizona state capitol todaywas the first of several days worth of events honoring thelate senator... his casket was carried into the rotunda by members of the national guard....and his family, friends and fellow lawmakers gathered for an emotional
memorial. one of the friends in attendance...fa ther edward reese, the president of saint ignatius college prep in san francisco. he'll be a key speaker at tomorrow's memorial...father reese talked to me by skype today...about the john mccain'he' knew... father reese got to know the mccain family when he worked in phoenix...and was head of the high school that the senator's sons attended.
more tributes are scheduled later in the week in washington, d.c.. the senator will eventually be laid to rest sunday - at the u.s. naval academy cemetary in maryland. pam and ken? (pam) the state assembly has approved an ambitious bill .. which sets a goal of generating 100-percent of california's energy from carbon- free sources by 20-45. it also speeds up the renewable energy mandate ... from 50- percent to 60- percent by 20-30. proponents of the bill say, it will boost the clean energy economy... while tackling climate change issues. but critics say, the goal is unrealistic. the state senate still needs to approve the changes made by the assembly. it was written by state senator kevin de leon, who is challenging dianne feinstein for her u.s. senate seat. (pam) a big proponent of the bill ... former vice president al gore. he cited white house policies in his endorsement of the bill ... tasking california with
leading the way on climate change. gore is in los angeles for what is being called... the largest ever "climate reality leadership corps" activist training. gore, the chairman of the climate reality project, is joining scientists and climate experts for the 3-day event ..... with the goal of training the next class of climate crisis activists.. (pam) the training (pam) the training (pam) the training comes just ahead of the global climate action summit, set to begin in san francisco on september 12th. that 3-day event is governor brown's way of bringing state and local leaders together ... to support the goals of the paris climate agreement. (ken) new at 6 tonight.
more than 20 people had to be treated for possible drug exposure at an ohio prison today.ohio state highway patrol and emergency workers were called to the ross correctional institution near cincinnati just after 9 this morning. 24 people have been treated so far with naloxone, or narcan... including doctors, nurses and inmates. the drug is used to combat overdoses caused by opiods such as heroin or fentanyl. nineteen people were taken to the hospital for further treatment... and inmates were relocated. the incident remains under investigation. (ken) the opioid epidemic that is roiling parts of the midwestis also being felt here in the bay area. kron four's rob fladeboe reports now from san jose where an effort is underway to prevent opioid overdose deaths. nats (narcan nasal spray demo) one squirt, like this, one dose of narcan can save a life. today in san jo, a team from the santa clara county opioid overdose prevention project was handing out narcan at valley medical center. dr. alejandro jimenez/valley medical center
".....if you think you see someone who has overdosed, having trouble breathing, just lying there like their dead, if you give them narcan you may see them wake up right away, it reverses the overdose process that results from morphine or heroin and other opioids..."although there are several cases pending toxicology results, opioid deaths are trending down in santa clara county so far this year with 27 deaths compared with 70last year. the idea here is that more narcan on the streets will reduce those numbers even further.dr. alejandro jimenez/valley medical center "....it will reverse the overdose and potentially save the life and that will give us time to work with that person on their addiction, it's a life long strategy but we have therapy and other medications so at least with this we can bring them back from the dead and give them one more shot at life..."of the 27 confirmed opioid deaths in santa clara county so far this year, 15 are related to illicit drugs, 11 from heroin and 4 from fentanyl. narcan can help. in san joserob fladeboe kron4news
let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into the valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see low pressure along the west coast. that is
helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low clouds and then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s inland coast. a warming trend will continue on friday and into the holiday weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day.
one-time california gynecologist is now without his medical license... it has been suspended.. we will tell you why.. (ken) also.. you wouldn't think it because of the large crowds, but business is down at san francisco's fisherman's wharf... so now the wharf is looking to add you to the mix.. bowls to serve teriyaki. see that right there? you can't say that. i can't tell people to try my bowls? no. check out my bowls? nope. what about my billboard? (sighs) what? try my teriyaki bowls.
there is some good news for the entire state ... to come from what happened there.. (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪ ♪ they're the modern stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. (ken) a
the 4.4 quake was felt the 4.4 quake was felt over a large part of los anglees, from oxnard to san bernadino, and the san fernando valley to orange county. the shaking was strong enough to toss things off shelves. farther away from the epicenter... more of a rolling motion was reported. scientists at the u-s-g-s... say they had a 3 second warning that strong shaking was imminent. (grant) dr jones says this was the largest quake in the la metro area in 3 years.
big picture... just an ordinary quake for california in terms of its size. but the fact that the early warning system functioned so well...is a good sign indeed. (ken)cheers grant.(pam) time now for a look at tonight's top local stories. in san francisco... a model safe injection site opened at glide memorial church this week. it will remain open to the public through friday. the pro-type serves as an example of what it would look like if durg abusers had a safe place to use their drugs, while also having access to services that could help cure their addiction. earlier this week, the state legislature also passed a bill that would allow the city to set-up a three-year safe injection site pilot program. the bill is headed to the governor's desk for his signature. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. serra high serra high senior... blake
bottarini was driving to school monday morning when his car veered off an embankment on highway 35... crashed into a tree... and died. today... the school held a formal prayer service for the entire student body. it is not caused his car to school officials say that grief caounselors will be on campus today to talk with.lpa, kron 4 news concord police are investigating reports a man approached 2 youn girls at the sun valley mall and showing them pornographic photos or videos on his cell phone. the
july 13th incident was reported to police by a store employee on july 14 and now police are asking anyone who was victimized to come forward so they can confirm a crime actually occurred sot cprl. summer galer/concord police here in san jose, fruits, vegetables and free narcan ata farmers market outside valley medical center on wednesday. the narcan nasal spray kits are designed to here in san jose, fruits, vegetables and free narcan ata farmers market outside valley medical center on wednesday. the narcan nasal spray kits are designed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. there have been 27 opioid deaths in santa clara county so far this year and 70 in 2017. narcan can buy time for an addict to reach out for therapy and other help. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news in san francisco...the
fisherman's wharf community benefits district found that of the 16 million visitors they have here....only 14% live in the city.so they are looking to change that by trying to encourage landlords to rent to businesses that would be more attractive to locals and tourists alike. you don't think about fisherman's wharf as a neighborhood, you just think about is as a local as oh that's that tourist place but it's a neighborhood of it's one of our one of our most beautiful, visitors around the world like our local residents to rediscover it and realize how beautiful it really is.and because foot traffic here slows after six they are looking at ways to schecule evening events and activities keep the crowds coming back after dark. kron4 news lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into the valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see the trough of low pressure along the west coast. that is helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low clouds and then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s inland and 60s at the coast. a warming trend will continue on friday and into the holiday
weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day. day. (ken) day.90 by labor will get near temperatures weekend. some holiday into the holiday weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day. (ken) new at 6 tonight. a homeless woman sleeping in a cardboard box in modesto was killed by heavy machinery being operated by caltrans. caltrans was tasked with clearing out the homeless camp. the victim, 33 year old shannon marie bigley, was killed august 1st in a camp
built in a field near highway 99. caltrans issued a statement expressing its sympathy for the family of bigley. in light of the tragedy, the caltrans union has re-filed a grievance with the state voicing their objection to being assigned to homeless camps, saying they lack the appropriate safety equipment and training. a former university of southern california gynecologistfacing claims of misconduct - has had his medical license temporarily suspended.. catherine heenan is here with the latest on dr. george tyndall... (catherine) the u.s. department of education is investigating whether the university of southern california concealed sexual harrassment allegations against george tyndall.. he retired last year after nearly three decades as a staff gynecologist.. now - records show that his medical license has been suspended..... he's facing a string of claims that he improperly touched and photographed women during exams.. attorney glorida allred represents some of his accusers..
tyndall has not been charged with a crime. he has denied wrongdoing .... and u-s-c officials deny any cover-up. the medical board of california will eventually decide whether tyndall will get his license re-instated. pam and ken? (pam) coming up.. the brits and the french in a battle that led to boats ramming into each other in the english channel .. it's all because of a fishing dispute.. details on the "turf war in the surf..." ahead.
(ken) british and french fishermen took their dispute over scallops to another level this week. boats from the two countries got into a pushing match in the english channel tuesday. as you see in the video-- one boat actually rammed another one. it's part of a long-standing dispute over scallop fishing
regulations. the skirmish took place because british crews are allowed to fish year round... while their french counterparts are restricted to a shorter harvesting season. anthony quesnel, fisherman (in french): "at the end of the day it was worth it because they left. they left. as my colleagues would say 'we've won the battle but we haven't won the war."(ken) the two (ken) the two sides reached agreements in the past five years... but this year -- france blocked the deal. the u-k claims the french boats targeted them with quote "dangerous maneuvering... firing flares, and throwing shackles and bottles." the french feel british fishermen are attempting to deplete stocks before the start of the harvesting season. (pam) a fight over a 'make america great again' hat... ended, with an el dorado county teenager under arrest... and it was all caught on camera. the sheriffs office said, one union mine high school student started hurling insults at her classmate... who was wearing a hat with president trumpús
famous campaign slogan 'make america great again' according to the el dorado county sheriff's office, the girl took her classmates hat and threw it to the ground. as a teacher tried to intervene and hold her back, she slapped the teacherús arm. brooke peterson says, her boyfriend was the one wearing the hat.(brooke peterson/girlfriend) 'if you truly believe in something you have every right to express it in everyday if youúre really passionate about it.'(pam)it.' (pam) el dorado county schools sent a statement, saying, in part... student and staff safety is our highest priority and the incident is being investigated. in the meantime peterson says she will be wearing her 'keep america great hat' ... to show support for her boyfriend. in sports... a newly-signed 49er has come a long way to get to the n-f- l... although he grew up less than 100 miles from the bay area... and the a's ... hoping for a series win against the first place astros ... leave houston dissapointed ... mark carpenter has the details... plus, all the sports... coming up
as the a's wrap up august and move into september, they have a ton of important baseball ahead. this weekend, is huge for their wild-card bid...as they open a series with the mariners tomorrow and then welcome the yankees to the coliseum. before focusing on that, they had a chance to take a series from the division-leading astros. --let's get right to it-- game 3 in houston. --bottom 2nd-- astros already up 2-zip. tony kemp...connects on a fly ball to deep center, but look at the catch from ramon laureano. willie-mays esque as he snags it over his shoulder....on the warning check. pure style from the a's rookie. --top 3rd, astros leading 2-1... runners at the corners for stephen piscotty... and slaps a liner to the wall in left for a 2-run dobule. a's take a 3-2 lead. --they've been going back and forth all series. this game no different. bottom 4th, 3-all. bases loaded,
alex bregman...with a professional at-bat. draws a walk to score a run. houston back up by one. --later in the game, the a's return the favor... they don't even need to swing the bat to score a run... piscotty taking one for the team...and gets hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. game tied at 4. --in the 9th, the astros leave no doubt about it. jeurys familia..solid last night, not so much today. tees one up for tyler white...who takes him out to deep left...his first career walkoff. astros win 5-4...and take the series. a's now 2- and-a-half back in the west. the a's have dealt with their fair share of injuries this year, and so have the giants-- more tough news for bruce bochy's club. steven duggar...moved to the disabled list today...after injuring his shoulder sliding into 2nd base last night against the diamondbacks. despite that, he stayed in the game and scored the winning run. the rookie centerfielder was hitting 255...with two home runs and provided some reliable defense. veteran gregor blanco was called up to take duggar's place. giants wrap up
their series with arizona tonight. to the nfl-- in many circles, aaron rodgers is considered the best quarterback in the game..and now he's about to be paid like it. the six-time pro-bowler and former cal star has reportedly agreed to a four-year, 134-million dollar extension to remain in green bay. for now, he is the highest-paid player in league history...that is until another qb signs a new deal. with incentives, the contract could be worth up to 180-million dollars...and reports say 100-million of that is guaranteed. by the time this deal is up, he'll be 40-years-old. to the 49ers, they wrap up the preseason tomorrow night at home against the chargers. this time of year gives us time to dive in to some intriguing stories...and one guy to look out for-- ja'quan gardner. he's an undrafted running back..who grew up ceres and just signed with the 49ers yesterday. he admitted that he thought his agent was joking with him when he was told the team wanted to work him out. he last worked
out for the team in may... and was already turning his attention to the alliance of american football-- a new league that's starting next season. the former humboldt state star...on the reaction he's received to his nfl call up. "in the beginning, a lot of calls from my high school athletic director, people i went to high school with. all my old teammates, everybody. i don't think it really hit me. when i got the call, i didn't know how to feel. i mean i'm here now, and it's crazy to me, but i'm here and i'm ready to go." the raiders will also be in action...visting the seahawks in seattle. to the u-s open-- time to gear up for a williams sister showdown. venus...the first to advance...after dispatching italy's camila giorgi in straight sets. the 16th-seeded williams..movin g on to the 3rd round for the fifth consecutive year. after venus stamped her ticket, it was on to serena... she had no problems with carina witthoeft....making short work of her, also in
straight sets. this is the earliest the two sisters have faced each other in a tourney... they've faced off 29-times with serena having a 17-12 advantage. now to some controversy at the open-- tourney officials coming under fire for issuing a code violation yesterday. french player alize cornet...received an unsportsmanlike conducted warning for changing her shirt on the court... after realizing she had it on backwards. the controversy stems from the fact that male players like novak djokovic were seen sitting on the bench shirtless with no warnings assessed. reps from the open admitted a mistake and clarified this will not be an issue moving forward. finally, we leave you with some video evidence that anything can happen when fans are allowed on the field after a big win. this story coming to us from serbia... when red star belgrade qualified for the champions league for the first time in the club's history. a fan goes up to one of the players....and literally takes
the jersey right off of him, then proceeds to hide it in his shorts. probably the best part of all this is the player didn't seem to mind at all, just let it happen. (ken) (ken) up next ... we take a closer look at the threat 3-d printed guns could pose to national security and what the government is trying to do about it.
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all with the tap of her phone. ♪ stop the things you do no card? no problem. life, lived serena's way. chase, make more of what's yours. a texas company is selling blueprints for 3-d printed guns, despite a court order not to. the company claims selling the plans, instead of giving them away, it is technically obeying the court order.(pam) kron4 washington correspondent anna wiernicki (war-nik-ee) reports on the dispute over the weapons, which are available without any background check, to anyone with access to the high - tech plastic printers. nats pop: typinganna wiernicki: with a few clicks, anyone with access to a computer and a 3-d printer can buy instructions to print a gun at home.cody wilson: i'm happy now to become the itunes of downloadable guns if i can't be the napster.anna wiernicki: on monday, a seattle judge banned cody wilson, the owner of the texas company "defense distributed" from posting 3d blueprints of
guns onlineso wilson announced he'll just sell them instead.cody wilsonowner of defense distributedtake cg @ 0:20-0:29to some degree, i regret that the attorneys general had to drive us into a commercial space the way they've done it but we've always been prepared to go there.anna wiernicki: wilson says already hundreds of blueprints are orderedbut texas democratic congressman lloyd doggett introduced legislation to make sure the guns are traceable.lloyd doggettu.s. congressman, d-texastake cg @ 0:36-0:45 before anyone prints one out, they have to apply and get a number to go on there so that law enforcement will always be able to trace these weapons. anna wiernicki (stand up) @annaewiernickitake cg @ 0:47- 0:57representative doggett admits getting the bill through a republican controlled congress will be difficult.so far, ámost republicans in congress are not commenting on the 3-d guns. anna wiernicki: except for kentucky congressman thomas massie who tweeted his support for wilson releasing the blueprints, saying "let's have it. i support the 1st amendment and the 2nd amendment."lloyd doggett: i am looking to a day in the very near future when we have a new congress that can perhaps present new legislation in a form and way that president trump will have to sign.anna wiernicki: doggett says he plans to reintroduce the bill in november áafter the midterm elections.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. lawrence karnow: low clouds cleared for most of the bay
area leaving behind sunshine and 70s in the bay and 60s at the coast. the clouds will start rolling back in tonight and fill into the valleys. it's quiet on the radar across the state. on the satellite image you can see the trough of low pressure along the west coast. that is helping to keep the temperatures down here and across the state. tomorrow will begin with low then clear to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. highs will be a little warmer with highs in the 70s and low 80s inland and 60s at the coast. a warming trend will continue on friday and into the holiday weekend. some temperatures will get near 90 by labor day.
stop, stop. >> she's going the wrong way. the 94-year-old lady and the brave man who sprung into action to save her. >> hey, you are going the wrong way. then uproar over the tennis player penalized for taking her shirt off during the u.s. open. >> the shirtless guys. no problem. >> is this a double standard? >> and a baby locked in a hot car and 911 won't respond. >> so why did 911 refused to help?