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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.a man slams his car into a san jose walmart. and then attacks customers with a pipe. this happened on sunday. four *people were hurt in the mayhem, including one victim who remains in the hospital with serious injuries tonight. here's the man who police say is to blame. he is 31- year-old haamid zaid, of seaside. he has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest. and hit and run. police suspect zaid was under the influence of drugs, but did not disclose anything else about a possible motive for what happened.
the busy walmart on story road. re-opened this morning with sheets of plywood covering the doors and windows which shattered. when zaid allegedly crashed his car into the entrance. police say, the suspect first rammed into two cars in the parking lot, before heading for the front doors, which were blocked by several concrete- filled posts. the chaotic scene was captured in this cell-phone video which was posted on you tube. kron 4 spoke with one victim of the attack. she describes the ordeal. eventually, walmart employees, with the help of some customers, tackled the suspect and held him until police arrived. president barack obama will
two fundraisers in san francisco. the first is a reception at the home of democratic fundraiser tom steyer and then president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at the home of billionaire philanthropists ann and gordon getty. both events are fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee. presumably with the goal of filling the coffers of the democratic party in preparation for the congressional midterm elections in 2014. obama will then spend the night here in the bay area and attend two more fundraisers for the democratic national committee on thursday in atherton. his first stop will be brunch at the home of liz simons and mark heising, with tickets costing $32,400. and then his last stop will be lunch at the home of
marcia and john goldman. tickets for that event start at $1000. the president will then head to back to the airport, where air force one is scheduled to depart on thursday afternoon. this will be obama's first visit to the bay since winning re-election last fall in the newsroom, charles clifford kron 4 news. the powerball lottery is coming to california.and bay area stores are gearing up for the crowds. kron four's alecia reid tells us when you can start playing.and it what it means for one popular store. sales taxes are going up in several cities and counties across the bay area depending on where you shop you will pay an additional - point 5% up to 1 percent more. than you paid yesterday some residents in san mateo county are concerned that the board of supervisors t has not decided exactly what it will do with the extra tax money ".make much sense" later this month, san mateo county supervisors will
hold open hearings soliciting public input on the best ways to spend the new sales tax revenue which is estimated to bring in more than $60- million dollars annually. stockton is officially the largest city in the nation to file for bankruptcy. today, a federal judge accepted the city's application, even as the creditors claimed. stockton could find the money to pay its bills. attorneys for the city countered. that the city's budget and services had been cut to the bone. this case is being watched closely. stockton currently owes the california public employees retirement system. 9-hundred million dollars. a situation other cities find themselves in as well. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse.
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authorities are offering a 50- thousand dollar reward for information about the gold. stolen from the siskiyou county courthourse historical collection. police have named two bay area men in connection with the theft. the items are worth more than $1 -million. arrest warrants have been issued for 49-year-old david johnson, of el cerrito, and 51-year-old scott bailey, of el sobrante. police say, the two broke into the gold collection in y-reka last year. detectives say, they found additional evidence in their search for johnson and bailey. when they traveled to the bay area looking for the two suspects. coming up. what prosecutors plan to pursue. in the james holmes case.and how long the trial will be delayed. plus, a local firefighter that collapsed while battling a blaze. is back on the job. what happened.and how he was able to recover. colorado prosecutors say.they are going after the death penalty for james holmes. he is the man charged with killing a dozen people in a movie theatre last july. this is holmes at an earlier hearing -- no cameras were allowed inside court today. the prosecutor says, he talked about the penalty for holmes, with the 60 people who lost relatives in the shooting.and decided that "justice is death".
seriously. a veteran san jose firefighter, who collapsed while battling a blaze last august, is back on the job. firefighter frank ryan was treated to a 'welcome back breakfast' at station- one this morning. ryan suffered a heart attack on august 30th. as crews were gaining the upper hand on a stubborn 3- alarm fire at st. patrick's church, on east santa clara street. ryan tells kron four's rob fladeboe. he began to feel faint, and the next thing he remembers is waking up in the hospital. >> we came out side and i felt exhausted. all the sudden i felt no joi -- nauseated. and i guess within a few moments after a got some help by collapsed. up until that point i remember a lot but after that i was in an induced coma for five days. ryan received round- the-clock support from his fellow firefighters. they slept in cots at the
hospital until he woke up. he has since made a full recovery. >> authorities are offering a $50,000 reward. at eleven. authorities are offering a 50- thousand dollar reward for information about the gold. stolen from the siskiyou county courthourse historical collection. police have named two bay area men in connection with the theft. the items are
worth more than $1 -million. arrest warrants have been issued for 49-year-old david johnson, of el cerrito, and 51-year-old scott bailey, of el sobrante. police say, the two broke into the gold collection in y-reka last year. detectives say, they found additional evidence in their search for johnson and bailey. when they traveled to the bay area looking for the two suspects. >> jacqueline: what we can see is some stubborn lingering fog. those clear skies tonight with low-level moisture. we have a number system that is brewing offshore. impacting us for thursday. tomorrow, we can enjoy dry conditions. temperatures reaching a low 70's. the fog is expected to clear but notice the east bay shore. san francisco berkeley and alameda. a look at your extended forecast.
the wind will be increasing with cloud coverage. wednesday towards a thursday. we will see a series of storms. remember, you can watch and remember you can watch the weather forecast whenever it is convenient for you on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can also get headlines and live traffic. it's on comcast 193 and you can also watch it live on kron4.com. >> pam: april is national distracted driving awareness month. law enforcement across the state will be looking for people shaving, putting on makeup. and the biggest distraction- using smart phones. as you will see in stanley roberts latest edition. of people behaving badly. the interesting thing about texting while behind the wheel of a vehicle you tend
to be a little distracted. sometimes so distracted you have no ideal there is a cop sitting next to you until you look over. believe it or not the lane she is in had been green for a while but now that she is busted she becomes confused. >> when you make this left turn i want you to pull into the in and out parking lot on my right. im out the an officer from the hayward office of the california highway patrol looking for distracted drivers. >> hello. officer moore. the reason i stopped you were texting at that light back there. she told the officer it was because she was at a stop light, for the recored anytime you vehicle is in geat and you are on the road you must be hand-free. >> if im driving i won't do that. look at this lady with a cellphone firmly attached to her ear in the transition to highway 238 in hayward. after officer moore got her information i want to find out what she was doing. >> trying to make a call and that was it broken. the chp will be out looking
for distracted drivers and the sad part they are not hard to find. like this man in the red mercedes benz, who doesn't quite seem to notice the black and white patrol car next to him. >> who were you talking to? >> oh, your office. but i have to admit our conversation was the best i ever had in the history of people behaving badly i wasn't looking at you i was looking at the fact that it was a cop car i thought to my self i think i dropped the phone because i was done with the call was i driving or was i standing still i thought i was standing still but that dosent matter if you cant do it then you cant do it the law is the law >> then i told him i do a segment called people >> oh wonderful that's all i need publicity on how stupid i am thanks a lot, i don't need helkp looking stupid i can do it with out your help and just to be clear hear every person shown in this segment was issued a ticket that may end up costing them 150 dollars for the first offence don't be a distracted driver its not worth it. riding with the hayward office of the chp, stanley
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>> gary: a's mariners 1 bob melvin introduced 2 josh reddick 3 yoenis cespedes - thought to be their best player 4 sold out crowd att:36,067 5 brett anderson - pitched well and got some help from his defense - eric sogard with the flip to jed lowrie who throws out runner 6 top 5th, scoreless anderson's only mistake - gives up a 2-run single to center to franklin guiterrez for only runs of game 2-0
sea 7 felix hernandez - facing john jaso - who got a rolex from king felix for catching his perfect game - jason now with the a's and he strikes out to end inning hernandez: 7.2 ip, 3 hits, 0 runs, 8 k's final: 2-0 mariners . matt cain struggled after that he was very strong. and in the eight, magic johnson watched the dodgers 4- nothing victory. ncaa women
- cal/ georgia lindsay gottleib and cal trying to reach their 1st final four cal was down by 10 in the 2nd half but cal's talia caldwell follows up the missed free throw. 50-50 tie final seconds of regulation cal up 52-50 georgia's anne armstrong gets the offensive rebound and the putback to tie it 52-52 overtime 61-57 cal layshia carendon. gets in the lane and hist the pullup
jumper 63-57 cal with 38 seconds left cal now up 3 last second heave by georgia to tie it isn't close cal is going to their first final four cal is the first team from the west coast to do so since long beach state in 1988 presdent obama picked cal to final: 65-62 cal carson palmer turns out carson palmer's last play in a raider uniform was this one: getting knocked out of the game in week 15 last year palmer is headed to the arizona cardinals in a deal that should be finalized according to reports the raiders will get a 6th or a 7th rounder back from arizona.a far cry from the 1st and a 2nd rounder the raiders had to give up to get palmer just a year and a half ago palmer's $13 million too rich for the rebuilding raiders and for a 33 year old who threw 30 interceptions the last two years sharks vs. canucks todd mclellan's suddenly red hot sharks looking for their 5th straight win 2nd period, 1-0 sj joe thornton - steals the puck inside the canucks zone flicks in the wrister for the goal 2-0 sj stil 2nd period, 2-0 sj thornton - from behind the net passes to logan couture 3-0 sj sharks hang on 5th straight win 5th straight win
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