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chase if the suspect has a gun or was involved in a violent crime. what insiders are calling a major change. ktvu's eric rasmussen explains why oakland could soon start seeing fewer chases. >> reporter: no more chasing stolen cars or people who refuse to pull over. police tell us officers are training on this new policy and there is mixed reaction to it. >> reporter: bay area police chases at high speeds through city streets with sometimes wild and violent endings. >> i heard it sirens. >> reporter: she was home when suspected car thieves crash could this stolen suv into her house. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> i say yes. yes.
yep. [ laughter ] >> reporter: 2 investigates found the chase would have been against the rules if a new policy had been in effect. now officers can only start a chase if they believe the suspect committed a violent forcible crime or is in possession of a fire arm. >> reporter: does this make it tougher oo fight crime? >> -- to fight crime? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: it is models after similar rules in san jose. and more straight than san francisco. -- strike than san francisco. 51% of police chases were started because of traffic violations, 22% for auto theft and 5% for fire arms. chasing stolen cars led to a crash more than a third of the time. >> we are endangering the community. not worth the risk. >> reporter: it is a different approach at the california highway patrol. >> we look at it on a minute to
minute basis. >> reporter: while its officer weigh risk versus reward they are not limited to chasing certain offenders. >> we don't know till we make the stop and contact that person. >> reporter: i asked oakland police if criminals could use this to their advantage, they will review the policy in six months to see if that is happening. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. officials say small plane made an emergency landing and crashed through a fence today. here are still photos of emergency crews responding. 2 hours ago the pilot came in for an emergency landing. the plane ran off the runway and through a fence. officials say everyone on board is okay. there is still no word on what
lead to the emergency landing. there is something that we share and we have a common intist in maximizing the -- interest in maximizing the well being of the state. >> governor jerry brown said the drought crisis will require everyone to work together. today the governor met with water managers and said northern california and southern california will have to share water. ktvu's john fowler in contra costa county with some of the alarming things the governor said. john? >> reporter: right now this is the reservoir. you can't see it in the dark but it is low and everyone is saying dry may be the new normal. >> reporter: right now northern california three biggest reservoirs average 58% normal for this date. the governor asked again for conservation. >> hopefully it will rain. who knows. there is evidence in the past that droughts went on for
decades, even centuries. >> reporter: scientists say swings in rainfall, less snow pack and rising temperatures hallmarks of climate change. this drought may be influenced by some of the changes we know are already occurring and they are an indication we ought to be planning for a different climate. >> there are things water agencies could do. >> reporter: he says it is up to each of us to replace water hogged lawns and recycle water everywhere possible. >> we as consumers use more water than we need to but i think the cut back will be important. >> reporter: the governor said he is asking for federal aid for a delta water product that may help let california weather the changing climate but he also said he is asking
californians newt flush if they -- not to flush if they don't have to. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> officials did their second snow pack measurement today and it came after the first snow fall in a while. as expected the results were not good. the water content is only 7% of the long term average. and statewide the snow pack is only 12% of average. that is the lowest number on record since 1960. www.ktvu.com has a section to keep you up to date on the drought in california. you can find the latest on our home page. learning more about a woman who was held hostage and sexually abused for 15 years. investigators say raul ochoa took the woman captive when she
was 12 years hold. she was home schooled and helped with his landscaping business. investigators also say she helped build a shed where she was used as a sex slave till she escaped in 2012. >> the abuse kept her in a mentality that she is still just considered to be a child. >> raul ochoa' wife and children lifed at the home but it is -- lived at the home but it is not clear what they knew. a 71-year-old man has been arrested on charges he molested a ixsix-year-old girl. police announced the -- a six- year-old girl. police announced the arrest today. she a registered sex offender. he was 60ed in 1989 and served
8 years in prison. the fbi honored a organization that helps women who are the victim of sex trafficking get to safety. they honored their efforts against human traffics. they offer counseling and safe houses for victims. >> it is about pulling our kids, puller adults -- pulling adults to safety from traffickers. >> it started in 1971 as a result of a child being sexually assaulted. happening now. first lady michelle obama is attending a fundraiser in san francisco at this hour. it is her sec stop of the day as she raises money for the democratic party. she has been kept under tight wraps. however they attending the events are getting to see plenty of her. ktvu's david stevenson joins us with why they consider her
their secret weapon to win mid- term elections. >> reporter: she asked a los angeles audience to write a big fat check for the democratic party. she came to this restaurant today to encourage donors to do the same. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama roared into north beach to help raise money for the democratic national party. >> it is great. we are here looking around to catch her before she gets in. >> the crowds and news cameras were kept at a distance. workers caught what may have been a glimpse of the first lady. >> big supporter of the obama administration and his lovely wife doing so many good things for the country. the trip comes as democratics gear up for election -- democrats gear up
for elections. >> she is the most popular obama. >> reporter: raise a crowd. many who stood for hours hoping to see her. >> we knew where it was. >> let's go. >> reporter: and this the motorcade heading to the second san francisco event. expected to raise $400,000. she will join house minority leader nancy pelosi tomorrow for a fundraising lunch inn. tickets are $32,000 a piece. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. let's talk the super bowl here. football fans aren't the only ones in new york for the super bowl. learning what is working and
what is not working for a city about to host the super bowl. ktvu's gasia mikaelian is live in new york where she met with the committee. >> reporter: super bowl xlviii in new york and new jersey is a study session for the san francisco super bowl host committee. they are looking at everything from how to get people into town to where they are putting them up. this is our hotel. they are focusing on the fans. they want to make sure people have a great time and at this point it is still up in the air as to whether or not we will have something like super bowl boulevard. >> my son is going to be 10 years old. >> reporter: what would be a better president the day before than the broncos winning super bowl xlviii. he brought his children to super bowl central.
it was cold and crowded. >> more super bowl-ish. more excitement. kids are having a blast. >> reporter: at times we were talking shoulder to shoulder, not a lot of wiggle room and not a single cross word. >> everybody seems to be getting long. >> cityisbumping. weareallexcitedaboutthethingstha taregoingon. >> reporter: superbowlthe super bowl l in san francisco and the game is at the new 49ers stadium. everything else remains to be decided. the san francisco bay area super bowl host committee is in new york right now trying to learn what fans want most.
>> biggest event in football on the world's biggest stage. >> reporter: i talked to people today and they wanted me to remind you the super bowl is not in new york. it sin new jersey. -- it is in new jersey. and at 10:00 p.m. how they plan to prevent any such rivalries as there might be between contra costa county and san francisco. gasia mikaelian ktvu's. >> gasia mikaelian is tweeting about your twit, you can follow her, just look for her -- tweeting about her report, you will following her just look for her handsal and we will bring -- handle and we will bring you the big game live at 3:30 p.m. the fbi raided this tattoo
parlor. the operation fbi agents say they found inside. >> a deadly flu season mixed with severe weather across the country. it is hurting the blood supply. >> after the break, the rain we got today and the rain still headed your way. one of the best things is that millions of peopleia will qualify for financial assistance. it's important to remember that the lower your annual income, the greater financial assistance you will receive.
uncovering a drug and gag op-- gang operation. fbi found meth, guns guns and knives. >> that is amazing to me. the trafficking in and out of the building, wasn't that -- wasn't that bad. i never seen a lot of attention. i never seen anything. >> 20 people were arrested and investigators say all of them are gang members. yahoo e-mail users accounts have been comrumized by hackers -- compromised by hackers. they haven't said how many accounts were impacted. the company is encouraging users to reset their passwords and they already implemented
implemented additional measures. officials confirmed their third death yesterday, the most recent death in the bay area. santa clara and contra costa county have the highest number of flu deaths. this year's flu season is having an impact on the blue supply. it comes when it is already difficult to get enough blood donations. ktvu's noelle walker tells us about the perfect storm that is leading to a blood supply crisis. >> reporter: if you want to be alone with your thoughts or catch up on reading volunteer at a red cross blood drive. the waiting area is waiting for donors. >> there is an urgent need for blood. >> the red cross says donations are down. the flu outbreak in california is keeping donors away here. >> so many things going around.
>> bad weather in other parts of the country is canceling blood drives. the red cross says it will take weeks to make up for the shortage. >> blood is going out to hospital as as fast as it is and -- as fast as it is coming in. >> reporter: donations are down enough as if the red cross shut down their system nationwide for a day. >> something more people should do. >> she does it in memory of her mother. >> when she was fighting her battle she needed blood and so i became aware there is need out there. >> reporter: what they need now is a supply of healthy donors. >> you want to do something good for the world. this is one way of doing it. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >> if you would like to give blood www.ktvu.com has a link to help you find site closest
to you. look for web links on our home page. rainfall wasn't much. 10th of an inch in san jose. that was one of the heavier rainfall amounts. not enough. not enough. but something. weather system now could slide through on sunday. andbri us a -- and bring us a chance of scattered showers sunday afternoon. you got the showers off shore. next couple hours we got a shot of showers sliding in. you will see the clouds starting to thicken up. they get real dark. clouds are getting thicker. in the ban of showers as they move on shore there is a slight chance of a shower or sprinkle. here we are. 9:00 p.m. tonight.
showers moving onshore. 11:00 p.m. you see more scattered showers. right? and then 1:00 a.m., something there. nice. not a lot. maybe a trace amount. we will watch it. clears out for the mourning commute -- morning commute. mostly cloudy tonight with showers in the forecast. cool saturday with a chance of shower sunday. saturday is your best day. sunday, this bumps up against the coast and brings us a chance of showers. come back at 10:00 p.m. and i will have the latest. over night lows in the low 40s. the next system, the one that bring as slight chance of a shower tonight, mainly south, and glides out of the way. gets breezy in here and there comes sunday. saturday is your best day on the bay area weekend. highs upper 50s. maybe low 60s.
morgan hill 60. 57 redwood city. the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. moist flow. good. shower chance sunday. maybe tonight. and town the road. lots of clouds. the flow is different direction. westerly. that is always good for any opportunity for rain. in the next few weeks, even though it is not showing major storms, showing a flow off the pacific that could lead to a better shot at showers. >> anything we can get. thank you. the prize is a new bike but they will have to earn it first. the skills you have to prove you have before the young folks could take home a new bike. >> let's check in with heather holmes for what we are working on for bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> cameras show as woman driving under the for the fluence. -- under the nufluence. this -- under the influence. the woman was drunk, how fear
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off a special program promoting bicycle safety. [ cheers and applause ] >> 20 kids were selected in a drawing to take part in the earn your bike program and they can get a new bike if they complete the classes classes and volunteer for community service projects. ktvu is one of the sponsors of the program. >> love the smiles. fred is here now. mark is off. great match-up tonight with the warriors. >> first time espn radio is ever broadcasting a warriors regular season game. no golder state player made the team today but they have the rematch with the clippers tonight. green was ejected for an elbow to blake griffin's throat. early 4th quarter he gets tangled up. each player got a technical foul and he was ejected.
warriors won that game. later officials said he shouldn't have played. >> i am not worried about what anyone says besides the people on our team and coaches. >> i don't think you will have a problem being fired up. >> you hope not. never know with us. >> 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick was in new york today, visited media row to defend the play that ended san francisco's play. colin kaepernick said he would call that play every time. he trust crabtree to beat richard sherman. >> to me it was ridiculous. if that is what you need to do to make yourself feel like a better player, you have to tell everyone i am the best corner in the league, go ahead and tell them. if that is something you need to do, go ahead. we will play football against you next year.
>> 69 hours away from kickoff on ktvu. >> i heard colin kaepernick said go peyton manning. >> pulling for the broncos. >> thank you. tonight at 10:00 p.m. a teen denied a heart transplant, 2 investigates the family's allegations of discrimination, that story tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com, facebook and twitter. thank you so much for joining us. have a good evening. see you later. good night.
claire: kids! breakfast! kids? oh. phil, would you get them? yeah. just a sec. kids! that is so -- okay. kids?! get down here! why are you guys yelling at us when we're way upstairs? just text me. all right, that's not gonna happen. and, wow, you're not wearing that outfit. what's wrong with it? honey, do you have anything to say to your daughter about her skirt? sorry. oh, yeah, that looks really cute, sweetheart. thanks. no, it's way too short. people know you're a girl. you don't need to prove it to them. luke got his head stuck in the banister again. i got it. where's the baby oil? it's in our bedside tab-- i don't know. find it.