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has burned more than 17- thousand acres and is 92- percent contained tonight. (vicki) we have new video tonight from quadcopter four. this is from atlas peak road and westgate road in napa. large multi-million dollar homes once stood in this area. you can see how some homes were destroyed...oth ers were untouched.it just shows you how relentless and unpredictable the flames were as they tore through this neighborhood...and many others. (vicki) here's a closer look at a map of exactly where quadcopter was filming earlier today. again, it was at atlas peak road and westgate road. this is just one of the many areas that was destroyed by the fires. (steve) in the wake of the wildfire the demand for housing has increased exponentially in places like sonoma county. whole neighborhoods will have to be rebuilt from the ground up. (vicki) in the mean time the available housing stock is limited for those looking to rent or buy. kron4's haaziq madyun spoke to one sonoma county realtor who describes a bleak outlook for those trying to find a place
to live (pkgthat was the status of the availbale housing market in sonoma county prior to the north bay wildfire says mike kelly, a realtor in santa rosa. obviously the housing inventory situation is much worse now. kelly says there are a lot of variables at play here sounds like a lot of money to me, may sound like price gouging to some but kelly explains why that is not the case he says that is because many of the homes destroyed in the fire were valued at over a million dollars. he says those residents are used to a certain type of lifestyle. then there are homeowners displayed in the median price rangethen there are folks working in the service industry, they need housing as well
a winery, have somebody pour it for you? they can't afford to live here anymore">nat/sot haaziqso there is no immediate answer it sounds like? just when it sounded like it couldn't get any worse, he says there is a lack of contractors needed to build new housing nat/sot haaziqand why is that? he says as a result some residents may have no other choice but to find housing outside of sonoma county...in santa rosa haaziq madyun kron4news
(steve) happening tonight... santa rosa and sonoma county officials are holding a community meeting. it's being held at 6:00 tonight in the south gym of santa rosa high school. the meeting will focus on the debris removal process. several officials will be there to answer any questions residents might have. (steve) a popular band with bay area roots is stepping up to help the victims of the north bay firestorm. take a look... (steve)(steve) metallica says 100-
percent of your donations will go to charity to help the victims of the north bay fires. dave matthews and g-eazy will also be performing. tickets go on sale to the public on friday morning at 10 a-m. they will be between 50 and 200 dollars. the best seats for the show will be donated to first responders, volunteers and families impacted by the wildfires (vicki) an update on the 'bear fire' burning in santa cruz county... full containment is expected by tomorrow. the fire started just over a week ago. eight firefighters have been hurt battling the flames. they are all expected to be okay. this morning that fire is 90-percent contained. (vicki) our coverage of the wildfires continues online... there we have what you need to know if you have been affected by the fires and are trying to rebuild your home... as well as a timelapse video map showing the 9-1-1 calls from tubbs fire (steve) time now to check on our weather... with
chief our weather... to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight conditions. modest cooling trend back to normal occurs over the weekend and into early next week as onshore winds return. dry weather persists at least through halloween and likely beyond.
((2shot/vicki))day three of the kate steinle murder trial. today jurors found out how police captured their suspect....jose garcia zarate ((steve/vo))his arrest sparked a national debate about immigration and became part of now president trump's election campaign...because zarate had been deported five times before the shooting. ((vicki/dbl bx))kron 4's maureen kelly is live in san francisco...she was in the courtroom when the defense questioned how the defendant was taken into custody..maure en? (maureen)today most of the witnesses we heard from today were police officers from various stages in this investigation, as the
prosecution tries to build this murder case, brick by brick.(take pkg)the first witness of the day was a crime scene techniction who collected evidence the night of july 1, 2015 after 32 year old kate steinle was fatally shot in the back while walking on pier 14 with her father and a family friend.he showed a picture of crime tape around swivel chairs on the pier where they believed the accused, seen here in an earlier court appearance was sitting when he allegedly fired the fatal shot. under cross examination the csi tech admitted that he returned to the scene 2 days later because police discovered that he had actually been sitting in a chair further away from where kate steinle was shot. a gouge was found in the cement near there.where the bullet ricocheted before striking steinle.that bullet struck a place it was pointed and that was 78 feet away from where ms steinle waswe also heard from the officer who spotted ga
rcia zarate about an hour after the shooting near att park. the officer says he saw a man wearing clothes matcing the description ....locked eyes with himand the suspect gave him a deer in the headlights look, got up and started walking away. officer bryant says he pulled his weapon, fearing the suspect was still armed.but that garcia zarate didn't obey until second plain clothed officer arrived. he then cuffed him and put him in the back of his patrol car. under cross he told the public defender that he was not wearing gloves when he handcuffed the murder suspect and that it was 45 minutes before bagged garcia zarate's hands. attorney matt gonzalez says his client had only one particle of measureable gunshot residue on his hand when he was tested. even that particle is easily transferable when you have police with sidearms.there's been many studies where even the backseat of a patrol car
has been containmentated. (maureen)we also heard from a member we also heard (maureen) we also heard from a member of the sfpd bomb squad today who describes diving to the bottom of the bay to retrieve the murder weapon. i'll have more about that coming up at 6 oclock. maureen kelly kron4 news. kron4 news.maureen kelly oclock. maureen kelly kron4 news. ((vicki/ots))new tonight at five...authorities are investigating an alleged rape at stanford university. it's is the third sexual assault reported in less than a month. and it is also a disturbing trend on college campuses across the country.kron 4's rob fladeboe takes a close look at the numbers for three bay area universities. the stanford university department of public safety confirms it is investigating the alleged rape reported just after midnight on monday. a spokesman said victim and suspect are known to each
other. police have reportedly investigated at least three other rapes on campus this year. one in each of the months of july, september and october.(graphic)according to statistics compiled through compliance with the jeanne clery disclosure of campus security act, in 2016 there were a total of 45 sexual offenses reported at stanford, including 33 rapes.stanford professor michele dauber, is leading the effort to recall judge aaron persky over what many believe to be the far too lenient sentencing of stanford athlete brock turner, who was convicted of sexual assault. enough is enough says dauber. michele dauber/stanford professor"what we know about stanford from stanford's own data is that 43 percent of under graduate students experience some sort of sexual violence at stanford and only 2.7 percent ever report to to police or to anyone"across the bay at u-c berkeley, police said they are looking
into a report from a victim of a sexual assault which occurred in a dorm room. (graphic)the clery report for 2016 lists a total of 47 sexual offenses at u-c berkeley, including 33 cases of rape.(graphic)at san jose state university there were a total of 22 sexual offenses and 6 incidents of rape or statuatory rape.michele dauuber says nothing will change unless and until stanford and other schools do more to hold the perpetrators of sexual assault accountable. michele dauber/stanford professor".at stanford in 2016 we know that they actually found that three students were (( áá steve / two shot áá )) still ahead at five.. tax reform is far from a done deal(( áá v.o. / steve áá )) but if it does go forward there's a bi-partisan guarantee that families with children will get a benefit(( áá vicki / v.o. áá )) the brother of the las vegasshooter is in big trouble tonight...why he
dramatic new details .. in the disappearance of sherri papini. the shasta county sheriff released today the 9-1-1 call from papini's husband along with new sketches of the two women she says abducted her nearly a year ago.papini reappeared on thanksgiving morning 140 miles away.her body was branded and beaten. (steve )her bizarre story generated plenty of questions. sheriff's deputies eventually said they did not believe it was a hoax.catherine heenan is here with the new information ... and new mysteries. catherine? (catherine) mystery number one is the d=n=a found on sherri papini's clothes ... the fbi says it was from a male, and not her husband. investigators also recovered female d=n=a from her body.neither sample matched anyone in the national criminal database. investigators said today the crime itself is unique ... in fact, they haven't been able to uncover any similar cases -
anywhere in the u=s. "just bring her home"a tearful appeal by sherri papini's husband last year, answered three weeks later... along an interstate in yolo county."is she on the freeway? " "confirmed. northbound i5 just south of yolo." investigators say papini was traumatized, emotionally and physically."the suspects did brand her, i will not get into the details of where the brand is located on her body"> sheriff's deputies admitted her story was strange but they had no reason to doubt it.sfx papini herself has not talked publicly about her ordeal.the daily mail released these photos of her last august, with short brown hair.now today, a flood of new information, not only the mysterious dna and sketches of the abductors, but also an explanation of why investigators flew to detroit to pursue a lead.newly revealed text messages indicated papini was trying to
arrange a meeting with a michigan man.after interviewing him, the deputies cleared him of any involvement. we also learned today that papini told investigators that right before she was released, her two captors argued, and then she heard a gunshot.flash whiteafter that, papini says the younger of the women escorted her into a vehicle and drove along a winding road, eventually dropping her on the side of the road."chp is advising she is heavily battered and chained to something" (catherine)the fbi says it has followed up on six=hundred tips in the last year.it's offering a 10=thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest. vicki and grant? (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight conditions. modest cooling trend back to normal occurs over the weekend and into early next week as onshore winds return. dry weather persists at least through halloween and likely beyond. (steve) there's a bi- partisan effort partisan there's a bi-(steve) likely beyond. halloween and likely beyond.
families benefit from tax reform. members of congress say enhancing the child tax credit is a critical piece of the puzzle. our washington d.c. correspondent brie jackson has details from capitol hill. members of congress are working with the trump administration to piece together tax reform. assistant to the president ivanka trump wants to make sure the plan provides relief to families that we deliver real and meaningful tax relief to middle income americans lawwmakers including west virginia senator shelley moore capito say expanding the child tax credit is a critical step for working families.capito: how expensive it has gotten to raise children now. difficult for multi-children families to keep their head above water. we oughta recognize that through the tax code and give them more of a benefit by increasing the child tax code brie standup: the trump administration is pushing efforts to expand the child tax credit. but so far there are no details on the increase. south carolina senator tim scott says doubling the child tax credit could help single- mothers like his.tim scott: i can only imagine the power and
importance of this tax credit expanding beyond the 1,000 dollar level and going closer to the 2,000 dollar level lawmakers say they hope to pass a tax reform bill by thanksgiving that includes a boost for the economy and working families. in washington, brie jackson (vicki) the brother of las vegas gunman stephen paddock was arrested today for possession of child pornography. 59-year-old bruce douglas paddock was arrested in north hollywood this morning. police released this photo of him -- so any other potential victims could recognize him and contact them. the arrest warrant says he possessed more than 600 child porn images during a 2014 investigation. police say he was homeless and couldn't be found -- until he was recently tracked down at a nursing facility. the arrest came from an independent investigation -- and is unrelated to his brother's las vegas mass shooting. (steve) a fight between
women in bikinis and a store owner unfolds in the middle of a busy florida intersection. and it's all caught on camera. according to the store owner-- in the red shirt-- the women in bikinis stole from him. a witness says the owner chases the three women holding merchandise. a fight breaks out in the middle of the intersection... the merchandise is goes flying through the air.(paul thomas/witness): "the one young lady fell right there, right underneath the light in the middle of the street and a car almost ran her over." butted to"and then these 3 girls came running past us, they came out of the store. we saw them with things with hangers still on them. owner came running out, he chased them into the street over here."(steve) two of the women attack the store owner... then take off. the owner runs across the street where he sees a police car... but nobody was inside. a local business owner says he is not surprised... that it is an everyday event in that area. (( áá v.o. / vicki áá )) a heads up for mom and
the national park service is considering a sharp increase in fees at its most popular parks. that includes the grand canyon... yosemite... yellowstone and zion.(vicki) the parks service is considering charging visitors seventy dollars per car for a weekly pass. that's up from the current 30 dollars. the higher fees would apply during the busiest months of the year. (steve) the proposal comes less than two years after many parks hiked their entrance fees. park officials say the potential increase would be used to help maintenance backlog and other projects. (vicki) in an effort to prevent package thefts... amazon is now launching a service that will let delivery people put packages right inside your home.(steve) amazon is calling the service "amazon key." people who want it will have to buy a
camera first as well as a wi-fi lock. the delivery person will have a personal code to unlock your door for five minutes. and the camera will start recording as soon as the delivery person shows up to your doorstep. (vicki) the delivery can be live-streamed to your phone or computer...and a copy of the video will also be sent to you. amazon's competitor walmart is also testing a similar service. amazon key will be available in thirty-seven cities starting on november 8th. (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) an east bay school community is on high alert after a student isdiscovered bringing a gun onto school grounds(( áá v.o. / vicki áá )) she put herself on the line to save neighbors from losing their homesbut one north bay firefighter lost everything while doing her job
(steve) a little time has passed since the north bay fire erupted... but some victim's staying in their home towns, are still living through their tragedy everyday. (vicki) kron four's philippe djegal met with a volunteer fire fighter in glen ellen, whose home burned down while she was helping others. (philippe)kristin johnson/fire victim- "when i lost my home, i was on duty with the fire department, trying to save homes, and actually drove by my own house, while it was
burning."nats- "this is my house right here. this is it. i cannot believe this sáát." kristin johnson and the rest of her crew with the glen ellen fire department continued down warm springs road the night the nuns fire nearly wipped this community out. kristin says she was able to help save a few other homes that evening, while at the same time, knowing her house didn't make it.kristin johnson/fire victim- "i was on duty for many days after that and that's just the way it is. i mean, you have to put your own problems aside and my house was already burning, there's nothing more that we can do. so, we just, our jobs was to save other people's homes."nats- "this was my son's bedroom here." her husband, three-year-old son and their pets all made it out of the house alive. but kristin says she didn't own the home. she has no renter's insurance, but hopes to work something out with her longtime landlord, who lived nextdoor and lost her home too. kristin says she's been apart of this community for far too long to think about abandoning it now... despite having every reason to. right now, she says she's
just taking it day by day. kristin johnson/fire victim- "glen ellen's been my home for 25 years and i really hope to keep it my home. um, the housing market, the rental market is terrible, and i'm not sure i'm going to be able to do that, but i really really hope so. this community is everything and they're wonderful." her fourth grade teacher and his wife have opened up their home to kristin and her family while they work to get back on their feet. kristin says losing some of the antiques her grandmother left for her after she passed away from cancer earlier this year, hurts the most. her husband's 1977 camero was was also destroyed. but at least the family has eachother. in glen ellen, philippe djegal, kron four news. (steve) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight
(vicki) a student in the east bay is arrested for bringing a áloaded gun to school. kron 4's lydia pantazes is at village high school in pleasanton with the details. (lydia)the arrest was made here at village high school in pleasanton on monday morning. (take map)the school is located on bernal avenue in pleasanton.school officials reported a student was possibly in possession of a concealed handgun on campus. when officers arrived they found the student was in possession of a loaded handgun. no other weapons were located.the student was immediately placed under arrest for possession of a firearm on school grounds, and was taken to juvenile hall. police aren't saying why the student had the handgun or what they planned to do with it.we spoke with students this morning about what happened. (sot)(tag)pleasanton police and the district say they have trained for scenarios just like this, which include recognizing suspicious activity and how tko report it. reporting live in pleasanton, lydia pantazes kron4 news. (steve) legendary singer and piano-player fats domino
has passed away. he died of natural causes early tuesday morning at the age of 89. domino was a rock and roll hall of famer whose boogie woogie blues dominated music in the 1950's and 60's. "ain't that a shame" was one of the songs that put antoine "fats" domino junior on the musical map in america. domino was the best (steve) legendary singer and piano-player fats domino has passed away. he died of natural causes early tuesday morning at the age of 89. domino was a rock and roll hall of famer whose boogie woogie blues dominated music in the 1950's and 60's. "ain't that a shame" was one of the songs that put antoine "fats" domino junior on the musical map in america. domino was the best domino was the best selling african-american singer in the 1950's and early 1960's. he sold more than 65 million albums and had more than 30 top-40 singles. (vicki) san francisco is now the first city in the nation to require chain grocery stores to report on
their suppliers' use of antibiotics in raw meat and poultry. the law was unanimously passed by the board of supervisors last week. officials say the law is to reduce the overuse of antibiotics by informing consumers about the practices behind the products they may buy. the law applies to grocers with at least one store in the city and at least 25 other stores anywhere in the world. smaller stores may participate voluntarily. (vicki) parents with infants listen up... fisher price is now recalling over 60-thousand infant motion seats because of a fire hazard. the company says if you have own one of its soothing motions seats...you should stop using it immediately. the infant seats are designed to sway and vibrate to soothe babies. fisher price has received 36 reports of overheating and one fire was reported. no one has been injured five different models are being recalled. to find out which ones...we have it on our website at kron-four-dot com. (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) 6 times as many kids under 8
a bay area family heartbroken ... after their elaborate halloween decorations were stolen from the front of their home.(steve) the decorations were not worth much money.. but they meant a lot to the family's young girl and the other neighborhood children. (vicki) kron4's charles clifford has the story. natsjoanne gomez fiske and her daughter haley love putting up halloween decorations outside their house here along lakes street in san francisco. there's spider webs, skulls, tombstones, and witches.sot it's gotten a little bigger each year. the neighborhood kids really like it.soti like dressing up but i also like the decorations.but this past monday morning, joanne came outside to find that most of their decoration were gone. . . someone had taken these witches, a ventriloquist and a skull. joanne has no idea who might have stolen them. she and haley are heartbrokensoti don't know who would do this. it's kind of like the grinch that stole halloween.soti mean, they are just things, but i really like decorating. joanne says that the stolen decorations weren't worth much, she's more upset because the neighborhood kids loved them. sotwhy would you take away things that bring little
kids joy. joanne did file a police report for the stolen items, but she's not optimistic that they will be found. they have also now reluctantly put up motion detecting lights and a surveillance camera outside their home to discourage future thefts. joanne hopes that whoever took the decorations won't do it again. soti just hope that the people who did this will reconsider doing it in the future. it's one thing when you do things to adults, it's another when you hurt little kids.haley meanwhile is moving on and looking forward to halloween. she's already picked out her costume. sota dragon!!! a dragon!!!sotcostume. sota dragon!!! (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) some of the most vulnerable residents evacuated because of th enorth bay firestorm are allowed back home and kron 4
it was a very happy homecoming for a group of senior citizens...forced to evacuate during the fire in santa rosa... all of them suffer from some form of memory loss. and the night the fires started raging, they all had to get out immediately. now, more than two weeks later, they got to go back to their care community. kron 4's justine waldman was at the emotional welcome back celebration last night. after two weeks away. the senior citizens at the vineyard at foutaingrove memory care.. finally returned home.to a champagne celebration!natsbig hugs welcomed all 17 of the residents back.the people who live here.. suffer from memory loss.making the trauma of the fire and its aftermath that much harder to process.sot it is amazing how we escaped it allcharlie king sot we just grabbed clothes these are the only shoes i have had for weeks
with the fire alarms blaring and flickering lights. maintenance worker hercules cuveas came to help his work family in the middle of the night.he and three caregivers, sensed the fires danger knew they had to get everyone out of harm's way.hercules cuveas / maintenance worker sot it was pretty rough some of them were startled they didn't know who i was but we did it it was awesomewith fire burning around them, he first took them to his church in santa rosa. they stayed until the flames threated them there eventually, some were moved to vineyards sister facility in sacramento.now they are back and reunited again.sot things are starting to get back to normal so it is a blessingsu the fire got so close to the building it burned the hillside just to the west of the building the flames got just inches away from a residents window.nat fansonly a few fans in the hallway blow out the lingering smell of smoke.the community is basically brand new, it just started caring for people in august.sot i am feeling so sad for the people who are suffering we didn't lose a thingsome cannot recall anything about the fire, evacuating, being away or even understand where they are now. while a few know just how special this day is sot that is the other thing i feel so luckybecause there is no place
like home.in santa rosa justine waldman kron 4 news (steve ) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight conditions. modest cooling trend back to normal occurs over the weekend and into early next week brittney shipp.meterologist with chief our weather... to check on time now (steve ) kron 4 newsjustine waldman in santa rosa justine waldman kron 4 news (steve ) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist
brittney shipp. look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight conditions. modest cooling trend back to normal occurs over the weekend and into early next week as onshore winds return. dry weather persists at least through halloween and likely beyond. (vicki)another big story today...the naacp taking aim at american airlines. the civil rights likely beyond. halloween and likely beyond. halloween and at least through weather persists return. dry weather persists at least through halloween and likely beyond.
airlines... that's the message from the naacp.the organization is taking a hard line with the airline.. they say based on a pattern of racial discrimination towards african american customers. traci bartlow/traveler"i think it's good. i think they should call people out when they have terrible services and have questionable practicesi've always had a pretty good experience. everybody's always been really helpful and friendly. i've never had any negative reactions or anything like that.in a national travel advisory issued tuesday.. the naacp gave examplesin one incident. a pilot directed a woman be removed from the flight when she complained to the gate agent about having her seat changed without her consent.in another.. a woman who purchased a business class ticket was moved to coach.. while her white travel companion remained in first class. marcus franklin/traveler it's really a personal choice at that point. i mean if you really want to take a stance
against the airlines by all means. i think it's more a chance to write your senators, write whoever, write the airlines itself. better business bureau whoever to let them know this is not right and it should be stopped.traci bartlow/traveleramerican airlines has been having some problems in not respecting their customers. i don't fly american airlines. it's not my go to airlines to travel. and i can't remember the last time i flew them so it just keeps me away even more.the airline responded to the advisory saying..our team members - a diverse community of gate pilots and flight attendants are proud to serve customers of all backgrounds. we are commited to providing a positive and safe travel experience for everyone (hermela aregawi)american airlines says it is disappointed by the advisory but is open to discussion.the naacp says the national advisory will remain in effect until the airlines takes corrective action.in sfo, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. (steve) nearly half of kids aged
eight and younger have their own tablet device. that's according to a report from the nonprofit organization, common sense media. researchers surveyed nearly 15-hundred parents with children up to the age of eight. they found that 42-percent of those youngsters have some kind of tablet -- that's a sharp increase from 2013, when just seven-percent of young kids had their own device. the survey also found that the amount of time young children spend looking at screens has tripled in the past four years. researchers said young children now spend an average of 48 minutes a day looking at device screens. that's more time than they spend reading or being read to. however, the majority of parents -- 67-percent -- say their children's screen time improves their ability to learn. (vicki) we get lost inside one of the bay area's
after this month's deadly and destructive wildfires, it is good to find any little spot of sunshine in the north bay. one of those bright spots is the petaluma pumpkin patch. its phone lines have been down because of the firestorm-- but the family- friendly place is still open. before the fires broke out, kron four's spencer blake went out with
quadcopter four to get an aerial view .... as he got lost in one of the bay area's oldest corn mazes. (pkg)the corn maze at petaluma pumpkin patch just off highwy 101has been jim groverman's fall project for decades.he has no idea how many people come, but he's sure it's been getting more popular."every year, just the number of cars that are in the parking lot increases."though pumpkins are the farmers money-maker, the maze is the draw that brings people - and quadcopter four - in.as our drone took flight overhead, i strapped on a chest-mounted go-pro, and started my way through the labyrinth."my maze is an actual maze. there's one way in, one way out. most of the mazes, they are a picture of something you can see from an aerial view. i've always just done an actual maze."also unlike other mazes, there's no g-p-s guidance or tractors involved in creating this one. groverman simply cuts it himself.when the corn is still small, he makes his own
winding paths by digging certain stalks out with a shovel."i don't write anything down, i kind of have an idea of what i want, and i try to make it as challenging as possible. you can make it too challenging, though, and people get frustrated and they can't get out. so there's kind of a balance there.""two, three, four, five, six."with multiple of these identical six-way intersectionsit's no wonder groverman himself sometimes has to stop to get his bearings.(standup) "fortunately there is a little bit of help. this is one of two look-out towers inside the maze. it takes you nine feet above the ground, and when you get to the top, you kind of have a better idea of what's in front of you."the good ones take a half hour to finish the maze, but other people are stuck in there for up to an hour and a half.let's just say i was on the longer end of that scale.seeing the drone above was a tease - an eye in the sky that couldn't give me any hints.but to be honest, i got plenty of tips from the maze master."people come out of the exit and there's a lot of hollering and a lot of, ya know, 'we made it!'""is that what i think it is?!"you still have until halloween to get lost in a good time.in petaluma, spencer blake, kron four news.
(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) new details revealed in the kate steinle murder trial attorneys grill police investigators about who did what... that night during their search for a suspect and a weapon along pier 14(steve) and the housing crisis in the north bay. a closer look at the obstacles and how to get around them.(steve) it's all coming up in 70 seconds.. next on kron 4 news at six.
(steve) our top story tonight... jurors found out how police captured the man accused of murdering kate steinle in san francisco.(pam) the arrest of jose garcia zarate sparked a national debate about immigration and sanctuary cities ... because zarate had been deported five times before the shooting. thank you for joining us... i'm pam moore.(steve) and im steve aveson... the arrest even became part of now president trump's election campaign. kron 4's maureen kelly reports from san francisco... she was in the courtroom when the defense questioned how the defendant was taken into custody. a port authority surveillance camera pointed at pier 14 showed when 32 year old kate steinle fell to the ground after being struck in the back by the bullet.it was from a vantage point much farther away than this shots.and very grainy.the people on film just little dots..but there was an audible gasp in the
courthouse when the person identified as kate steinle collapsed.then enhanced video shows video of a splash that the assistant district attorney says was the murder weapon. and a figure .identified as jose garcia zarate seen here in an eariler court appearance scurries off the pier.the defense attorney maintains that the weapon that killed steinle had been wrapped in rags when his client found it on the pier. he says garcia zarate didn't' know it was a gun and it went off when picked it up. bitea spokesman for the da's office says this case is being built brick by brick and they believe the jury will see the charge of murder is supported by the evidence presented to them. maureen kelly kron4 news.
(steve) happening now... authorities are investigating an alleged rape at stanford university. it's is the third sexual assault reported in less than a month. and it is also a disturbing trend on college campuses across the country. kron 4's rob fladeboe takes a close look at the numbers for three bay area universities. the stanford university department of public safety confirms it is investigating the alleged rape reported just after midnight on monday. a spokesman said victim and suspect are known to each other. police have reportedly investigated at least three other rapes on campus this year. one in each of the months of july, september and october.(graphic)according to statistics compiled through compliance with the jeanne clery disclosure of campus security act, in 2016 there were a total of 45 sexual offenses reported at stanford, including 33 rapes.stanford professor michele dauber, is leading the effort to recall judge aaron persky over what many believe to be the far too lenient sentencing of stanford
athlete brock turner, who was convicted of sexual assault. enough is enough says dauber. michele dauber/stanford professor"what we know about stanford from stanford's own data is that 43 percent of under graduate students experience some sort of sexual violence at stanford and only 2.7 percent ever report to to police or to anyone"across the bay at u-c berkeley, police said they are looking into a report from a victim of a sexual assault which occurred in a dorm room. (graphic)the clery report for 2016 lists a total of 47 sexual offenses at u-c berkeley, including 33 cases of rape.(graphic)at san jose state university there were a total of 22 sexual offenses and 6 incidents of rape or statuatory rape.michele dauuber says nothing will change unless and until stanford and other schools do more to hold the perpetrators of sexual assault accountable. michele dauber/stanford professor".at stanford in 2016 we know that they actually found that three students were responsible for sexual assault and none of them was expelled, if we don't start holding the pepetrators o sexual assault responsible thse numbers are only going to continue to see these kinds of numbers"in palo alto rob fladeboe kron 4 news.
(steve) a live look outside right now... as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. look for at least two more days of warm temperatures with comfortable overnight conditions. modest cooling trend back to normal occurs over the weekend and into early next week as onshore winds return. dry weather persists at least through halloween and likely beyond. (pam) another big story we are following tonight... fire crews making more progress on the major wildfires burning in the north bay. crews have reached at least 90-percent containment for the four
largest likely beyond. (pam) another big story we are following tonight... fire crews making more progress on the major wildfires burning in the north bay. crews have reached at least 90-percent containment for the four largest wildfires burning right now. this comes, as unseasonably warm temperatures are hitting the bay area. and we continue to get new views of the homes destroyed in the north bay... we sent quadcopter- four out to napa to look at the
damage ... but we first want to show you what the neighborhood looked like before the fire... this is a google maps satellite image of homes on atlas peak road and westgate road in napa. you can see some large multi- million dollar homes. and then take a look at this... you can see some of those massive homes ... turned to rubble. thousands of homes were destroyed after the fires hit more than two weeks ago. (steve) a little time has passed since the north bay fire erupted... but some victim's still staying in their home towns, are still living through their tragedy everyday. kron four's philippe djegal met with a volunteer fire fighter in glen ellen, whose home burned down while she was helping others. (philippe)nats- "pretty small house, but it was cozy." as she walks through what used to be her house on warm springs road... volunteer glen ellen fire fighter kristin johnson talks about how tight-knit this community is.. and, how gracious
everyone has been through this difficult time. she says her fourth grade teacher opened up his home to her and her family while they try figure things out. kristin johnson/fire victim- "i pass by it a lot, because i have friends up the road that we go visit. and, um, and, just running errands, and its terrible. i mean, my neighborhood all the way up the road, for a little ways, its just, it's gone." most of what burned in the fire, kristin says, can be replaced... except for some of her grandmother's antiques that she passed down to her. and, this... this 1977 camero. her husband's prized possession. he tried to get it out the night of the fire... but the battery was dead and the car burned up.nats- "this is my house right here. this is it. i cannot believe this sáát." that's kristin you hear in the video as she passed by her house in a fire engine, watching it go down. she kept working that night, and her crew helped save a few other homes. her husband and three-year-old son made it out in time, and were not injured. kristin's pets
survived as well.kristin johnson/fire victim- "i spent many years playing here. uh, i don't think it'll ever look the same ever." but she is determined to stay here in glen ellen. it's where she grew up. she expects the road to recovery will be bumpy... but that's life -- and, she's just grateful she still has one... and, can share it with the rest of her family. in glen ellen, philippe djegal, kron four news. (pam) people in santa rosa were able to sign up for "debris removal - right of entry forms...." the department of health services is helping people fill out paperwork for the voluntary debris removal program. this will allow the e-p-a to have access to people's property. (steve) there is a housing crisis in sonoma county. the northbay wildfire has made the situation even worse(pam) realtors and property managers are keeping an eye on any price gouging in the market.... but there may
be some vacation rental properties that can charge whatever they want... even during a time like this... kron4's haaziq madyun has the story (pkg what is going on is an extreme lack of available housing due to the wildfire say the folks here at the north bay association of realtors. keller and williams realtor mike kelly is taking a look at some of the price and specs rental proprtites on the market to see if there is any price gouging he says his real estate
brokers and property managers are working together to keep prices under controlhe says the challenge for owners of rental properties will come from the property insurance industryhe says the city council of santa rosa is working on an emergency ordinance to keep rental price increases in the neighborhood of 10%. however he says owners of vacation rental properties are not subject to residential rental price restrictions
well as a timelapse video map showing the 9-1-1 calls from tubbs fire (pam) the n-double a-c-p has issued a new travel advisory... telling people not to book tickets with american airlines. the organization is warning people, that they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions on american airlines. the n- double-a-c-p says, in one incident... a pilot ordered a woman off a flight, after a dispute with another airline employee over her seat. travelers who spoke with kron four .. had mixed reactions about the airline.
are proud to serve customers of all backgrounds. we are commited to providing a positive and safe travel experience for everyone". american airlines says, it is disappointed by the advisory but is open to discussion. the n- double-a-c-p says, the national advisory will remain in effect until the airlines takes corrective action. coming up... tesla facing a number of lawsuits alleging various acts of discrimination .. what the bay area based company has to say tonight.. new details on the one -year old mysterious disappearance of a california mother .. including her texts with a friend in another state. and... an east bay high school student with a loaded handgun on campus grounds .. details on what happened next.
a student was arrested for bringing a áloaded gun to school. the arrest happened monday morning at village high school. the school is located on bernal avenue. school officials reported a student was possibly in possession of a concealed handgun on campus. officers later found the student with a loaded handgun. the student was immediately placed under arrest for possession of a firearm on school grounds, and was taken to juvenile hall. we spoke with students this morning about what happened.
"yea"> (pam) police are not saying why the student had the handgun or what they planned to do with it. pleasanton police and the district say, they have trained for scenarios just like this, which include recognizing suspicious activity and it. (steve) gun violence survivors and family members joined lawmakers on capitol hill...as democratic lawmakers announced a new bill to close loopholes in bacground checks. kron four's washingotn correspondent alexandra limon explains that the lawmakers introducing the bill admit it will be hard to pass but they say it is worth it. ((áápkgáá)) trt 1:40sot parent mos: one january 8 2010 our 25 eyar old daughter was sleeping in her bed when masked intruders burst into her bedroom and started shooting.the 25 year old student was killed and her murder remains unsolved even though the weapon was found at the scene of another murder.
her parents say that's because the gun was bought at a gun show where no backround check was required. and as many as one in four guns sold in the us are also sold without a background check.sen. chris murphy / connecticut (d) :30-:38so we've got a big glaring loophole in our laws that allows for tens of thousands of guns to be transferred to people with criminal histories.that's why senators murphy, bloomenthal, cortez masto and durbin are introducing the background check expansion act. under current law, unlicensed or private sellers are not required to conduct a background check prior to transferring a firearm this bill would change that. alexandra limon / @alexlimonnews 1:03-1:14the lawmakers who introduced this bill say there are common sense exceptions in it, like for people who are gifting guns to family members. lawmakers, citizens and groups like the nra who are opposed to tightening gun laws on a national level say criminals will still get guns illegally - regardless of how many laws you make. lawmakers supporting the law enter the black market because of the loophole in background checks. democratic lawmakers say universal background checks wont solve end all gun violence but it
will save some lives.sen. richard blumenthal / connecticut (d) 1:29-1:39we are not going away, we are not giving up. we are going to continue fighting, as long as people are dying.in washington alexandra limon. let's take a look outside right now...(steve) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the four zone forecast. (pam) legal problems have been mounting problems have legal (pam) (pam) legal problems have been
mounting for silicon valley's tesla .... with four discrimination suits filed in recent months..(steve) catherine heenan is here with more on the lawsuits.... and tesla's reaction. (catherine) three employees from tesla's fremont plant say the workplace was so hostile to black workers it was - quote - "straight from the jim crow era." that
particular lawsuit was filed just last week...but there have been several others.... and the complaints go beyond race.an engineer claims she was cat-called on the factory floor and was terminated after she filed for gender discrimination. an assembly line worker claims he was mocked for wearing pants described as "gay tight." tesla now tells cnn-tech that "in the history of tesla, there has never been a single proven case of discrimination against the company." and the company has been responding to specific complaints. regarding a former electrician who claims co-workers used the n-word and flashed gang signs..the company says the man frequently socialized with the men he's accusing....and says that other employees claim the man used the same kind of racially insensitive language. court papers claim the company and its third-party contractors didn't take actionover various complaints. tesla argues that it takes every complaint seriously. steve and pam?
(steve) a teenage girl is facing charges in oklahoma for striking a woman who was holding a baby on her lap. the incident was all caught on camera... nick lawton spolke to the mother being attacked.... (nats)mccurtain county, oklahoma mother janie mccoy says she had nothing but questions when she was surrounded on a swing set with her six-month-old son.janie
mccoy: "in that moment, i did not want to fight. i had my son with me and if you know me, then you know that my kid comes first."this video posted to youtube shows what happened six days ago. mccoy told ksla a friend invited her over and that's when three women ran out and started shouting at her. janie mccoy: "they said that i said something about somebody wanting to fight somebody that i had no idea what they was talking about." and mccoy says that in the video. (nats)janie mccoy: :she said she didn't care if i had my baby in my hands or not. i tried to get away from the situation and as you can see they struck me anyways."mccoy suffered a bruised face and a busted lip but said her baby made it out unhurt. her father posted a second video of the assault of facebook and in 24 hours it has almost six million views. but mccoy says she still doesn''t have a report from broken bow police janie mccoy: "my dad has gone up there three, four, five times in the six days since this has happened and he keeps being told the same thing: no report has been finished."but when we called broken bow p-d, dispatchers told us a teenage girl was apprehended in the case and she and her mother have now gone before a judge. mccoy says she hopes this viral video brings vindication. janie mccoy: "my intentions were never for it to go as far as it was. our point was to try to get somebody to help us get something done about it."
her body was branded and beaten. (pam) her bizarre story generated plenty of questions. sheriff's deputies eventually said, they did not believe the incident was a hoax. ali wolf reports on the new information we are learning today. almost one year has passed since this blonde "super mom" vanished in redding...only to be found on the side of the road in yolo county ... branded,"battered and bruised" now for the first time we're hearing the orignal 9-1-1 call by her husband.(911 call)"oh my god wheeeeew!"its november second 2016.keith papini reports his wife has vanished...(911 call)"i found her phone and its got like hair ripped out of it and im totally freaking out because i think someone grabbed her"that call would launch an investigation..that to this day -- continues to elude investigators and captivate the public..days after she disappeared -- documents obtained by fox40 show two shasta county detectives traveled to detroit michigan for three days... for the case. wednesday investigators revealed the lead that sent them there: was text messages with a so called "male
acquaintance".... in an attempt to meet up during a visit in california.the man in michigan has been ruled out as a suspect..so has keith papini - who investigators say passed a polygraph.sherri papnini's life before during and after captivity has remained a mystery...(mark reichel - defense attorney)"i think the big missing piece is motive"' defense attorney mark reichel says that makes the public suspicious.(mark reichel - defense attorney)"i truly believe that in the minds and the hearts of public opinion, that no information is always chased by misinformation and were not getting enough from the papini side of things" papini told investigators - her captors were two hispanic females - who hid their faces. her descriptions generated these ánew sketches...(fs?) shasta county detective sgt brian jackson told the redding searchlight - papini claimed during the 22 days she "slammed her younger captors head into a toilet" sgt jackson also told the newspaper .... papini cut the side of her foot during a fight -- but later no evidence of that was found.sgt jackson also told the redding searchlight officials found dna from two people on papini-- a man other than keith papini -- and a woman. . the new details -- revealing more about a mysterious case.. but leaving so much -- still a mystery.
(steve) in the east bay... an oakland police officer is out of the hospital after being in a hit-and-run... the driver is still on the loose tonight. it happened last night near the intersection of sunnyside street and 96th avenue. the officer's patrol car was hit and he was later taken to the hospital. police are still looking for the driver who hit the officer. they have not released a description of the driver or the car they are looking for. today most of the witnesses we heard from today were we heard from today were police officers from various stages in this investigation, as the prosecution tries to build this murder case, brick by brick.(take pkg)the first
witness of the day was a crime scene techniction who collected evidence the night of july 1, 2015 after 32 year old kate steinle was fatally shot in the back while walking on pier 14 with her father and a family friend.he showed a picture of crime tape around swivel chairs on the pier where they believed the accused, seen here in an earlier court appearance was sitting when he allegedly fired the fatal shot. under cross the csi tech admitted that he returned to the scene 2 days later because police discovered that he had actually been sitting in a chair further away from where kate steinle was shot. a gouge was found in the cement near there.where the bullet ricocheted before striking steinle.that bullet struck pointed and that was 78 feet away from where ms steinle was from the officer who spotted ga rcia zarate about an hour after the stanford professor michele dauber reacting to the latest allegation of rape on campus. police are looking into an alleged rape reported on monday by a woman who said she knows the suspect. it was the 4th rape on campus reported to police so far this year. in 2016 there were 33 rapes reported. dauber, who is leading the effort to recall judge aaron persky who is under fire for the lenient sentence he gave to a stanford athlete convicted of sexual assault, says the numbers will
continue to rise unless the perpetrators are held accountable. in palo alto rob fladeboe kron 4 news (lydia)the arrest was made here at village high school in pleasanton on monday morning. (take map)the school is located on bernal avenue in pleasanton.school officials reported a student was possibly in possession of a concealed handgun on campus. when officers arrived they found the student was in possession of a loaded handgun. no other weapons were located.the student was immediately placed under arrest for possession of a firearm on school grounds, and was taken to juvenile hall. police aren't saying why the student had the handgun or what they planned to do with it.we spoke with students this morning about what happened. (sot) here at the north bay association of realtors in santa rosa, a close eye is being kept on residential rental price gouging in the wake of the wildfire
insurance company will gladly come to you, if you're renting the place for $2000 and say we will give in glen ellen... a volunteer fire fighter who lost her home to the nuns fire... has continued to work, despite having to deal with finding a new home... and caring for her husband and three year old son. for now, kristin johnson and her family are staying with her fourth grade teacher while they try to figure out their next move. her advice to other fire victims is to stay positive.kristin johnson/fire victim- "just to not give up hope and stay strong and let your community help you." in glen ellen, philippe djegal, kron four news. a live look outside on this wednesday evening ... another very warm october day in the bay.. (steve) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with another look at the four zone forecast...
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longer lines at the airport.... a government spokeswoman says new security measures on incoming flights to america from abroad will impact flights. transportation officials say the increased security affectes about 21-hundred flights arriving daily. the spokeswoman says the new security measures may include enhancing passenger screening and
heightened screening of electronics. both u-s citizens and foreigners will face the same security. in sports... klay thompson talks about his fundraising drive for north bay fire relief... and the raiders get ready for their east coast swing... gary has their comments... plus, derek carr's world series pick... all coming up
night over the chiefsderek carr who threw for 417 yards and the team preparing for the buffalo bills in buffalo this sundayjack del rio with a wad of tobacco in his chek overseeing the troopsreceiver amari cooper after a slow start to the season was afc offensive player of the week after an 11 catch, 210 yard, 2 touchdown performancedel rio & carr were asked about the return of cooper to elite status(sot: del rio & carr) "to me, he got back to being himself. i thought we did a good job of getting him incorporated, which i'd like to see continue.""we just saw lebron, he was talking about how he played point guard this past game and you take a guy that's super smart that can go from playing the three and then go to play the one, and he can go play the five. he knows all the sets,
he knows all the plays. amari's the same kind mentally. he's the same kind of guy.""being compared to lebron, i mean you're a miami guy. what does that mean to you, your quarterback calling you lebron?"" i think it was a hyberbolie" carr was also asked about his pick to win the world series to win the about his pick also asked about his pick to win the world series considering he grew up in sothern california it was an obvious answer""dodgers. c'mon man, my first games growing up living in bakersfield were dodger games. definitely the dodgers." meanwhile the 0-and-7 49ers big underdogs at the 6-1 eagles sunday in philadelphia
13 points exactlyc.j. beathard will get his 2nd start at quartercack his first on the road his numbers not terrible last sunday against the cowboys but a couple of crucial fumbles and lack of points hurt himkyle shanahan was asked about the eagles who like the 49ers are doing had to rebuild and are back among the nfl elite while beathard just talked about trying to improve(sot: shanahan & beathard) "i think they stuck with their plan. i think they hit pretty well on some draft picks. they've been able to stay healthy. the veteran players that they've had there, they kept and they've continued to perform." "just try to get better. little things by little things, that turn into big things. there's a lot of plays out there that you can improve on." colin kaepernick reportly a $1 million book deal and now a meeting with nfl players and ownerskaepernick was invited by nfl players to attend the next meeting with owners
according to multiple reports this tuesday in new york cityalthough an nfl spokesman was unsure if kaepernick will attend another repots cnfirms he does plan to be therenfl spokesman joe lockhart said he was unsure whether the former san francisco 49ers quarterback would attend. charles robinson of yahoo sports! reports that kaepernick will attend and players are happy to have him join.no one from the nfl reached out with an invitation to last week's meeting where owners, players and commissioner roger goodell discussed the ongoing protests during the national anthem before football games. "ive been here for seven "ive been here thompson>
and i know a lot of people in the north bay come and watch us play. a lot of them lost their homes, everything that they had and even loved ones. i knew i could, i talk about how i want to be big in the community and in the bay area so this is a great step towards that. i just thought it was a great idea and ran with it so i just hope i have three great games. here's a crazy story university of north carolina starting point guard joel berry ii broke his hand punching a door after
losing a game of "nba 2k '18" to a teamate and team manager north carolina coach roy williams said. "he did a silly thing that's what it was. one of his greatest characteristics is his competitiveness."the initial prognosis is berry will be out four weeks the tar heels open the regular season on nov. 10 berry helped lead unc to the national title last season (pam) coming up... a special pit bull adoption... with a connection to bart. (steve) exciting news about the dog
found on the bart tracks last month...(pam) the pit bull-- appropriatly named "bart"-- has been adopted. according to bart officials... the dog has been adopted by a rider. the dog was caught by bart police after holding up morning commuters. after a check up... "bart" went to the oakland animal shelter... where he was put up for adoption. staff says ... "bart" is very friendly... loves giving kisses and getting belly rubs. they say, his new owner will get lots of cuddling.
elaborate hoax. >> then, was this actress inappropriately touched by former president george h. w. bush. >> and new information on the five teams charged with throwing a boulder through a windshield, and it happened to this woman. >> this is where the rock hit her. >> then, the warning for women everywhere. >> long hair and cars, how they can be a potentially dangerous combination. >> oh, my gosh! >> and does this halloween display go way too far? >> here we have a car smashed against a tree with a body pinned against it. >> plus, a hot felon's ex-wife dumped by her model husband for a billionaire's daughter. now she's dating again, and we are there. >> cheers. >> now, inside edition with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello, everybody, and thank you for joining us. almost one year after a california mom named sherri
papini was kidnapped while jogging police are finally releasing sketches they hope will lead to a break in the case. and as jim moret reports, they're also making public the 9-1-1 call made by her husband who said he was totally freaking out when he discovered she was missing. >> it's the just released 9-1-1 call in the mysterious sherri papini kidnapped mom case. it was made the day her husband keith found her gone. >> i'm like totally freaking out thinking somebody grabbed her. >> papini had just come home from work from this best buy. to his surprise the house was deserted. >> i couldn't find her. ed kids were never picked up, so i got freaked out so i hit the find my iphone thing. i found her phone. it's got like hair ripped out of it. >> when's the last time you heard from her? >> she sent me a text asking me if i was coming home for lunch, and i said sorry, long day. and that was the last. >> do you know what she was
wearing? >> i'm assuming she went running, so probably wearing athletic type clothes. >> does she run with a dog or by herself? >> by herself. >> he feared the worst. >> something happened to her is the way i'm looking at it. there was hair like in the headphones, like it got ripped off. >> for two weeks her disappearance was a leading national news story. >> she was called super mom. >> and there was rejoicing when she appeared out of nowhere on thanksgiving day bound and battered by the roadside but alive. she told police she had been abducted by two mysterious women as she was jogging. skepticism about her story was widespread, and in her hometown opinion is divided. >> do you believe she was kidnapped or are you suspicious? >> i'm suspicious. >> seems real enough to me. >> ever since being found after being missing while jogging right here about a mile or so from her home, sherri papini has lived what's been described as a reclusive lifestyle. she lives down this private gravel road in a home she shares with h