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live, this is kron 4 news at 11:00. a developing story in campbell. a three-year-old girl is safe tonight. police started a search for the child after she was discovered missing when officers performed to do a wellness check. she was thought to be with her mother and her mother's boyfriend. they found the child and mother at a parking lot. the three-year-old girl has been taken to a hospital. they are looking for the boyfriend. a two-alarm fire in oakland leaves several residents
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without a home. this was the scene tonight. it started in the apartment building before 8:00 tonight. firefighters were able to contain the blaze before it spread. the red cross is assisting the residents. the cause of the fire is under investigation. firefighters say it appears to have been accidental. the san francisco public defender released another video that shows misconduct by police officers. in the past few months these four videos released have red to -- led to the dismissal of drug and robbery cases due to improper searches and other misconduct by san francisco police. kron 4's grant lodes has the latest. >> reporter: he has uncovered more troubling surveillance video showing san francisco police misconduct. this video is from a drug arrest in december of 2010.
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one of the victims is seen here in the lobby of the hotel. in the police report say they say saw cocaine in his hands. police say they were given permission to search the room but he says video of him shaking his head no disputes that. he says a friend of his walks by, officers tackle and choke him. officers let that man go after searching him. the police reports describes it as a brief detention. he was arrested for possession for sale of cocaine. after he was released from jail, he noticed things missing from his home. he accused hotel employees and filed a police report but this video shows an officer leaving the home with the bag.
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his attorney says the bag was never booked into evidence or mentioned in the police report. >> reporter: grant lodes, kron 4 news. >> jeff says he is fed up with the misconducts and one victim says he is outraged. >> in every incidence where we have been able to match a video with a police report we found police officers are committing perjury. >> when you saw this video what did you think? >> i started to cry. that's my bag. answer to the puzzle. it was a police officer taking my bag out of my room. >> the new chief of police held a news conference after the surveillance video. he says he is moving quickly to look into the matter. >> i immediately nished an investigation. we pretty much shut down on all the other cases because i believe the character of our
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officers is paramount and it is my intention to find out whether or not this did or didn't happen the way he alleges so the officerdize continue the good work that they do. >> i have a press release and he says officers who are caught breaking the law, he says they have no place serving san francisco and i agree with him. >> stay with us for continuing coverage of the police misconduct case and you can go to anytime for the latest information there. the investigation continues into a murder-suicide at san jose state university last night. it happened in the school parking garage. witnesses reported hearing 10
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shots. tonight a news conference was held. officials reassured students that the campus is safe. >> we know from the evidence and what we learned, this was an isolated incident. that no other people are involved, there are -- we are certain there are no other suspects out there. >> the victims' identities haven't been released. it is not clear if they knew one another but they did have an affiliation with the school and will update the case tomorrow. temperatures were cooler today, especially in the inland valleys is and north bay. winds took hold and moved into the inland valley. high temperatures today in the
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60s. places like livermore down 13 degrees over yesterday. 11 degrees cooler in san jose. 10 degrees cooler in red wood city. tomorrow we will see fog in the morning. but it's not as extensive and the breeze slacks off a little bit. sunny and warmer for the afternoon. we will look at your forecast in a bit. new allegations involving officers in the law enforcement department, #had been and christopher butler -- norman weilsch and christopher butler, they are charged with selling drugs and they may have been involved in a prostitution ring. kron 4's reggie kumar has more. >> reporter: christopher butler is accused of running this
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prostitution business. his attorney says investigator christopher butler ran it, not norman weilsch. >> he gave them a 34 page type written report. in explaining, he said he was the one who rented the place, he collected the money, he purchased the furniture, he was the one that collected the money, but i didn't get any money. i gave it to other people. one of which was norman weilsch. not true. >> christopher butler trying to lessen the time he is going to spend in prison by spinning stories. >> reporter: his attorney says he was asked to open up this parlor but it was a front for a prostitution business. he needed to generate money so
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he asked butler to help him out. he agreed to help him and opened it up under his own name. his attorney says the business folded after six months because it wasn't generating enough money. he noticed criminal activity going on here and call police but they told him to call cnet, the sameagiancy norman weilsch worked out. >> so many of the incidents involving his relationpship with norman weilsch, he had great respect for him, he went along with doing this. >> reporter: it's not known if new charges will be added to the drug charges already filed against norman weilsch and butler. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. worried citizens are watching the mississippi river tonight as the floodwaters move
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. the man convicted of killing oscar grant may be released from prison. >> reporter: you may remember this video from january 1 of 2009. in that video it shows oscar grant being shot and killed by an officer. he was sentenced to two years in jail however he is likely to be released in june. oscar grant's family is upset and they say this is
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unacceptable. jr stone, kron 4 news. today temperatures were cooler but tomorrow they will be warmer as the fog clears back from the coast line and we get less winds. to start the day, foggy and cool. by the afternoon, warmer conditions. let's look at fog tracker. widespread fog expected by 6:00. but patchy fog for the inland valleys. dense fog closer to the coast line. 8:00 starting to peal back. 11:00 mostly clear. a few areas of lingering fog. temperatures warm tomorrow. 73 in santa rosa. 70 in napa. 60 in san francisco. 59 in half moon bay. 60s for the bay shores and 70s in the south bay. we are continuing to keep an
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eye on the forecast sunday. rain to the forecast so it looks like it will be a wet race. cloudy and cool conditions. 49 degrees at the starting line. 52 at the hill and to the finish line, 55 degrees. not a warm race and not a dry one. rain late saturday into sunday. extended forecast. mild for thursday and friday. for the weekend, saturday into sunday rain, heavier rain on sunday morning and possible the showers linger into monday as well. cooler conditions through the weekend. >> tonight workers all long the mississippi river are shoring up levees as the floodwaters move south. the floodwaters starting to move south from memphis, tennessee. it could effect food prices across the nation as farmland
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is now under water and the river nears record levels. >> came in so fast. my house is completely submerged. >> reporter: south of memphis, tunica, mississippi. hundreds of homes are gone. the floodwaters inundated the 9 casinos. on the other side of the river the waters are rising in arkansas. people who cannot even see the river are now finding it at their door steps. >> i am in the flood. >> the disaster passed through memphis where the water crested at 15 feet above flood level. by the begin of next week greenville, mississippi could see a 65-foot rise. that's 17 feet above flood level. after that levels are predicted to reach 47 feet in louisiana,
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to protect populated areas louisiana may have to flood some of its farm lands. one spill way was opened last weekend. and the state has mobilized hundreds of national guard troops. >> we got search and rescue teams, state police, national guard. >> reporter: and to give you an idea of the size of it the flooding, think of a football field covered in 44 feet of water. if you were standing that it edge of the river, that's how much water would be flowing past you. lebron james and the heat are one step closer to bringing a title to miami. gary has that story and the giants trail 3-0 before battling back in another one run game. gary has all the highlights, he
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all right. good evening, everybody. giants and one run games, they did it again toots. sanchez struggling of late, you want to pick on somebody, everybody likes sanchez. 3-0 hole. he was in and out of trouble. six innings. allowed three runs, 7 strikeouts and huff tied the game. 3-3 bottom 6. torres back in the lineup. there it goes. double, miguel tejada, three hits, scores and that's all the giants needed. sanchez supplies great defense here. and the giant bullpen -- look at sanchez. from his knees to get his man. brian wilson in the 9th, he
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pulled it out again. giants win 4-3, they are now up on colorado in the national league west. giants must have a nice insurance policy on tim lincecum. he goes up in a red bull plane flying over at&t park. the pilot was glad he said hoogive him a one of a kind ride and the giants feeling good. tim has landed safe and scheduled to make his next start. dallas braden will undergo shoulder surgery on monday. a's caught a break today in texas. bases loaded. there goes mitch to give texas a 7-0 lead. it started to rain and it rains for 2-1/2 hours and then they
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called the game. all the records wiped out. they will make up the game in july, starting fresh. sad news, kevin, oh, man, big favorite, could he start for the giants one day. cup of coffee with the team, couldn't get it done. struggling to stay in professional baseball. suspended 50 games following a positive drug test. minor league policy. he is hitting .321. a 50 game suspension. you wonder if at 28 that's it for him. look out nba. here comes miami. last time you will see shaq on a nba bench. 2million to help the celtics. ways, 34 points, 5 assists.
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lebron james 33 points, 7 rebounds, four assists. the heat and james eliminate boston 97-87. they will play chicago or atlanta. and the grizzlies and the thunder. like a college atmosphere in oklahoma city. but without the lakers, i heard this today, they will lose halftime their audience from the western playoffs without kobe bryant and the lakers. james harden, and kevin durant only played 31 minutes. 99-72, oklahoma city leads 3-2. sharks-detroit tomorrow in san jose. >> confident. confident. >> refocus and we are at home and use our fans and crowds. >> doesn't matter how we got
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here, 3-0 lead what matters is the input we put in tomorrow. >> steve lawrence won our sharks tickets. all right. good night, everybody. @
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