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(ken) the police chief choked up as he spoke about his officer who was killed the day after christmas.(ken) there are only 12 sworn officers in the newman police department. the death of one of their own, has caused tremendous grief for the small town. good evening. i am ken wayne. (vicki) and i am vicki liviakis.. in for pam moore tonight. the officer was a husband, new father and immigrant - fulfilling a life long dream
of being a police officer. we also learned today.. the suspect is in the country illegally. our justine waldman is live in the kron 4 newsroom now... with details on the manhunt ... and what we have learned about this fallen officer. (justine) cpl. ronil singh loved to fish, he loved his family and also really loved being a police officer. which is why he worked on christmas. pulling over suspected drunk driver... who is accused of shooting and killing him. chief randy richardson: "please remember the man. please remember the husband. please remember what he was well he came to this country to do. yes he was a police officer but more importantly he was a human being." with tears streaming down his face...chief randy richardson said corp ronil sighn is an american patriot. thirty-three-year-old singh is a native of fiji and came to the us to be a police officer, so he could serve his country. he has been with the newman police department since 2011. durign a traffic stop wednesday, the driver of a pickup truck without a
license plate. shot and killed him. he leaves behind a wife and baby boy.sot he will never hear his 5 month old son talk, he will never see him walk. doesnt get to hold him hug his wife say good night because of a coward took his life. to find the killer, thursday night, dectectives from the stan sheriffs office searched a property in el nido in merced county. the suspect was not located and the investigation remains fluid. the sheriff would not name the suspect, but confrimed the suspect is in the country illegally.sot he doesnt belong here he is a crimina,president trump tweeted "it is time to get tough on border security. he ended the post "build the wall."officers have recovered the truck, and will stop at nothing to find this accused cop killer."stanislaus county sheriff adam christianson"we will relentlessly continue to hunt our suspect down and bring him to justice.
(justine) there is also his police dog sam, who was there during the shooting, but was not hurt. the k9 will retire, and go live with the family. so they don't lose an other loved one. in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news. (vicki) continuing our coverage now. police revealed the suspect in the shooting death of singh had paper plates on the car he was driving.(ken) but come 20- 19 those temporary plates will change. the california d-m- v will require all car dealerships print out a serial number for cars driving off the lot. kron 4's ella sogomonian is live in san bruno where she met with a dealer and his take on the change ella what are they saying? that on the dealer's end this
new law doesn't add much more work so they're prepared...as for the driver the dmv explains this should help hold them accountable. come 2019 newly purchased vehicles from a california dealership,lessor retailer or auction will have to drive off the lot with a temporary license plate number and be electronically reported to the d-m-v immediately. rmc motors owner roderick cho in san bruno says this won't make a difference in work flow.sot: roderick cho, owner rmc motors// "just another paper to be printed on the laser printer." 'the dmv gets notified right away so thats one more step that i guess its better for everybody becasue they car is automatically identified that it belongs to the buyer."california bill 516 explains the new law should help with regulating drivers who otherwise would avoid toll booth payments or even get away with a crime because paper plates as they are today make it harder to track them down.sot: roderick cho, owner rmc motors// "i think its basically it's just the state closing up a loop hole and
recooperating lot of the money lost in the toll booths peolpe running toll booths and stuff like that and i guess theres a little bit of crime that happens along the way with cars not being properly identified with paper plates and im sure that eliminates that problem as well."the temporary paper plate numbers are free from the dealership. they will not become permanent, car owners will have 90 days to get a permanent plate with a new number.or else they will be fined between 25 and nearly 200 dollars depending on the county.california will join ten other states already implementing this rule.the dmv estimates around 15 million dollars is lost annually by toll evasion. this does not affect private party sales.expect to see those serial numbers driving off the lot january first. live in san bruno ella sogomonian kron 4 news.
(vicki) the hunt for an escaped inmate continues tonight .... california department of corrections has activated the emergency operations, escape pursuit plan in an effort to locate the inmate. authorities are also asking the public to be on the lookout for the man they believe carjacked a woman at a nearby store after fleeing san quentin. kron 4's alecia reid joins us live from san quentin tonight with the latest on the investigation. alecia? law enforcement across the state is on the lookout for this escapee.and with a car jacking right around the time of his escape ... police believe he is no longer on foot.pkgsan rafael police have released video of a car jacking suspect they believe is the same inmate that escaped san quentin wednesday night. the suspect ... wearing light colored clothing ... walks up to the victim ...
exchanges words ... and before you know it ... she backs off while he gets into her car and drives away.the suspect displayed something under his shirt like a weapon or possibly a firearmand then also made a threat to the victim that he would kill her if she calledthe victim did call 9-11. and while investigating at the home depot ... san rafael police got word inmate shalom mendoza escaped from nearby san quentin that same evening. with very little car jackings in the city, detectives started tying pieces together.. the close proximity of where the carjacking occurred and obviously to where teh prison is located and also due to the tine factor. they happened really close to each other, thats definitely our priority lead authorities are looking for a toyota rav 4 ... liccense plate number 6-s-t-z- 5-0-2. the 21 year old ... who is 5'5" and weighs 177 pounds, fits the victim's description .... however police say the two incidents could still be unrelated and are investigating both possibilities.mendoza was serving a 5 year sentence for use of a deadly weapon during a car jacking, attempted car jacking, and evading a peace officer while driving recklessly.so our officers are looking for the outstanding inmate as well as investigating the carjacking standupit isn't clear if the suspect is armed ... authorities are asking .... if you see the suspect or the
vehicle, stay away and call 911 right away.reporting live from san quentin ... ar ... kron 4 news. (ken) a judge has suspended criminal proceedings against the man accused of stabbing and killing 18- year-old nia wilson. 28-year-old john lee cowell appeared in court today. an alameda county judge says there is substantial evidence that cowell is incompetent to stand trial. he is accused of killing wilson and injuring her sister at the macarthur bart station back in july. cowell's attorney
says it appears her client's delusions and paranoia are becoming more common. two doctors will now evaluate cowell. the judge is expected to meet with attorneys in february to discuss their findings. (ken) in the south bay, a vigil was held for the victim of a deadly officer involved shooting in san jose. it happened on christmas morning -- and the woman's family is speaking out for the first time since her death. kron 4's gayle ong is live in san jose with details. gayle. a large crowd gathered at the sight where the 24-year-old woman was shot and killed by san jose police.the police chief held a press conference today and said the officer's shooting was justified.now her family wants answers. loved ones are seeking justice for 24 year old jennifer vasquez...the woman shot and killed by san jose police early christmas morning.in a press conference thursday
afternoon,police chief eddie garcia explains vasquez was mistaken for a suspect of a shooting tuesday morning but he says the officer's actions were justified.at 2 a-m, police say they responded to 911 calls of shots fired near story road and clemence avenue..upon arrival, officers found two people suffering from gunshot wounds,and witnesses pointing out a white vehicle leaving the scene.. vasquez was driving a white toyota camry around that time,with her friend linda bueno in the passenger seat. police say vasquez was driving a stolen car..when they tried to pull the women over,they fled the scene leading officers on a high speed chase, that lasted 7 minutes, police say vasquez crashed on a chain linked fence on fruitdale and leigh avenue. after further investigation,
officers say vasquez is not connected to the initial shooting officers responded to and no weapon was found in vasquez's car, vasquez's parents met up with the police chief after the press conference..then later at a vigil where their daughter died..through a translator,vasquez's mother is demanding justice and a list of demands from the san jose police department.. some of those demands are:to see the body camera footage of the officers on duty,a federal investigation and an independent investigation outside of internal affairs. san jose police calling this a tragic loss and after all this..a shooter is still on the loose.live in san jose gayle ong kron 4 news coming up at eight.. the stock market bounces up and down making for another wild week on wall street. what experts say it means plus. new laws take
closed -- and federal workers, growing more worried by the day. karin caifa has the latest from washington. no votes scheduled, and -- per an ally of president trump -- no end in sight.rep. mark meadows / (r) north carolina: "at this point, it looks like we could be in for a very long term shutdown." both the house and senate gaveled in thursday afternoon -- and gaveled right back out minutes later --"the house is adjourned until 10am on monday, december 31, 2018."-- amid a third attempt by a house democrat to get republicans to consider the government funding bill passed by the senate before the president insisted on attaching border wall money. democrats telling the president -- to stop the political games.rep. gerry connolly / (d) virginia: "the wall is a symbol for him and his base. it's not a serious proposal to deal with border security, and we don't want to play that game."the president, saying it's democrats playing the games -- tweeting thursday evening --gfx: this is only about the dems not letting donald trump & the republicans have a win.hundreds of
thousands of federal workers are caught in the middle.more than 420,000 working without pay until the government reopens. another 380,000 furloughed.randy erwin / president, national federation of federal employees: "these are real family, real-hard working american people with real families and real obligations and they had the carpet ripped out them."i'm karin caifa. (ken) wall street is breathing a sigh of relief after a roller coaster ride today.(vicki) the dow took a massive tumble in early trading.kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us now live in the newsroom with more on what happened today. it was a tense day as investors saw ups and downs with the markets.volatility has been the norm in december. but today... ended on a high note. your blood pressure might be up... but in the end... so was the market... as the closing bell was rung on wall street. the index closing 260 points higher after it staged a late-day comeback.the dow see-sawed throughout the day. at one point-- it plunged more
than 600 points before rebounding late in the afternoon.alison kosik / new york: "the dow erased a 611 point decline closing up by 260 points, an almost 900 point swing a day after the dow made history jumping more than 1,000 points." once we go from 20-18 to 20-19, investors will hope for some clarity and certainty on a number of issues, including how many times the federal reserve is expected to raise rates and whether or not the trade situation between the u- s and china will be resolved. the nasdaq and the s-and-p 500, also closed slightly higher today.despite today's wild swings, the u-s economy is strong and is expected to keep growing next year.some analysts blame the volatility on what they call "chaos in washington." ken, vivki, back to you. now to our four zone forecast. taking a live look outside at s-f-o.kron-4's
chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here now with the forecast lawrence karnow: it was a windy day around the bay area. blustery winds made for a cool day. the doppler radar is showing mostly dry weather across the state. on the satellite you can see the high pressure building along the west coast while low pressure sits over nevada. the difference between the two is causing some gusty winds. tonight will be mostly clear and windy at times. lows will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will start windy in the morning but the winds will subside by the afternoon. highs will be in the 50s and low 60s. the weekend looks fair with a mix of sunshine and a few clouds. the weather pattern lookd dry into the new year.
(vicki) four days from now we'll be saying good bye to 2018 and hello to a host of new laws.(ken) in part three of our series tonight we look at upcoming changes in corporate boardrooms... driver's licenses ... and even fast food menus. here is catherine heenan. in 2019 parents will get help in steering their children away from unhealthy choices at fast food outlets.starting january first, restaurants will offer milk and water as the only choices on their kids' menus.high=calorie drinks like sodas and drinks will still be available...
they just won't be listed on the menuglass break natsb 826 targets the glass ceiling for women ... requiring all publicly traded california companies to have at least one female on their board of directors.more than 4=hundred companies will be affected ... a quarter of them now have all=male boards,they'll have until the end of 2019 to fix that.baby cry natunder a=b 1976, mothers of newborns must be provided with a private place for using breast pumps. the old law allowed restrooms to be designated for lactation. the law says employers must set aside a dedicated space othethan a bathroom.car ignitionand starting in 2019, californians will be able to stiulate their own gender on driver's licenses.s=b 179 says applicants who select nonbinary will receive a card with an "x" in the gender category. (ken) be sure to turn into kron 4 as we ring in the new
year. grant lodes and justine waldman will count us down to 2019 capped off with a huge fireworks show over the bay bridge. it is the only live fireworks broadcast in the bay area. new years live kicks off at 11:30pm monday only on kron 4. new ahead at 8 he looked like a homeless man asking for help... what he did for people who gave to him... left them stunned. and next. 20-18 was the first year under the new tax law. the tips you should know about before you file
(ken) 2018 was the first year under a new tax law which was the largest overhaul of the tax code in decades.and experts say if you don't prepare for tax day-- you could be in for a costly surprise.(vicki)in tonight's consumer watch-- four tax tips before you ring in the new year. before you celebrate the end of 20-18!do some work now to avoid unpleasant tax surprises next year.this is especially important now--- because 2018 was the first year under the tax cuts and jobs act.chris burns, financial planner, dynamic money// "a lot of people are wondering am i going to owe money? am i gonna get money back?"experts say it's critical to invest your time in these year-end planning tips.number one- increase contributions to your retirement plan.it may be too late to max out your 401-k but experts say it's not too late for other savings accounts. chris burns, financial planner, dynamic money// "any sort of individual retirement account ira or a roth ira lets
you make contributions for 2018 this year all the way until you file your taxes next year."number two-- give to charity.aside from being generous, giving your money to good causes also gives you major tax benefits.the new tax bill doubled the standard deduction for single taxpayers to 12-thousand.number three-- calculate your tax liabilities. experts say it's too late to make any major changes to your paycheck witholding amounts- but say you can estimate how much you'll owe in taxes next year and adjust your allowances for 20-19.chris burns, financial planner, dynamic money// "do the work to know what you're going to owe, so that you have the time and the space to think through what do i need to do to change that."and finally-- organize your financial documents.this is the most tedious step, but it helps you file sooner.and filing early means getting that potential refund check quicker.for consumer watch-i'm mary moloney. coming up at eight.. in his first visit to u-s
troops in a war zone...the president misleads members of the military about their pay plus. from facebook's massive crash on the stock market... to the rise of electric scooters. we look back at the big moments in tech this year. and next. calls for help from the head of u-s border patrol after a second death of a child in u-s custody. ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast. details are right after the break.
(vicki) criticism and policy changes -- after another migrant child dies at the u-s border.(ken) the head of u.s. border patrol says his agency needs a complete overhaul to adequately handle families coming across the border, (vicki) kristen holmes reports the latest on the crisis. a call for help from officials at the southern u-s border... after the death of a second migrant child in border patrol custody this month.voice of kevin k mcaleenan/cbp commissioner/ cbs this morning/wednesday: we need help from congress, we need to budget for medical care and mental health care for children in our facilities.the commissioner of customs and border protection - asking for more funding to handle the influx of migrants at the border.kevin k mcaleenan/cbs this morning/wednesday: our stations are not built for that group that's crossing today they were built 30-40 years ago for adult males and we need a different approach. his pleas - coming after an eight-year-old guatemalan boy died on christmas eve from what was possibly the flu. three weeks earlier - a 7-year old guatemalan girl also died. criticism is mounting in the wake of their deaths..mayor dee margo/ el paso, texas: we need a resolution. we're tired of dealing with the
symptomatic problems that are just getting worse.homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen called their deaths quote -- 'deeply concerning and heartbreaking'd-h-s is now reviewing its policies- especially for children under 10..and is implementing new procedures which include...- secondary medical checks on children in border patrol custody- working on more transportation options to facilities better-equipped for families- and requesting help from the centers for disease control, department of defense and the u-s coast guard secretary nielsen is expected to review facility conditions at the border this week.in washington, i'm kristen holmes. (ken) during his trip to iraq wednesday, president trump misled troops about military pay raises. he told them he gave them their first pay raise in more than a decade. it's a falsehood trump has repeatedly told.
ever received. you haven't gotten one in more than ten years, more than ten years, and we got you a big one - i got you a big one.">(ken) military pay has actually gone up every year for more than 30 years. the two-point-six percent pay increase in the 20-19 national defense authorization act is the largest increase in the past nine years. (ken) 20-18 brought plenty of controversy to the tech world.(vicki) the year was littered with data breaches or data misuse that shook users' confidence in the security of their personal information. (ken) tech investors didn't have it much easier. samuel burke takes a look back samuel burke, cnn business tech correspondent: "in the tech world, 2018 will without a doubt be remembered as the year of cambridge analytica." there wasn't much known about the british firm until journalists banded together to expose the company's links to donald trump's 2016 presidential campaign and how it misused the data of up to 87 million facebook users.the social network experienced the biggest single-day loss in the
history of the stock market when its shares fell 19 percent as the company advised investors it would spend more on security and user privacy. the sell-off vaporized about $119 billion in market value samuel burke, cnn business tech correspondent: "that was just one of many falls from grace for the tech sector in 2018, including bitcoin."in december of 2017, one single bitcoin was worth nearly $20,000.but by the first few months of 2018, the cryptocurrency bubble had burst.hundreds of billions of dollars in value disappeared by the end of 2018 and a single bitcoin had plummeted to a worth of around $3,300. samuel burke, cnn business tech correspondent: "a star of the tech world also fell in 2018."the securities and exchange commission alleged elon musk misled investors when he tweeted he'd secured the necessary funding to take tesla private at $420 a share,
causing the company's stock to soar. he had not secured the funding, the sec said. in september, musk agreed to step down as chairman of tesla and pay a $20 million fine in a deal to settle charges, "without admitting or denying the allegations of the complaint."samuel burke, cnn business tech correspondent: "as much as 2018 will be remembered for its falls, it will also be remembered for the rise of the escooter!" just as quickly as they took off in popularity, the dangers of zooming down the street on a device going 15 mph quickly caught up to local authorities and bans in various cities followed. that didn't stop tech giants like uber from jumping on the scooter craze with hundreds of millions of dollars in investment.helping escooter startups like bird hit valuations of $2 billion dollars.samuel burke, cnn business tech correspondent: "and that's how tech took off 2018, samuel burke, cnn london."
(ken) turning now to our four zone forecast. while it was windy here in the bay area. other parts of the country are seeing blizzard conditions(vicki) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with more lawrence karnow: it was a windy day around the bay area. blustery winds made for a cool day. the doppler radar is showing mostly dry weather across the state. on the satellite you can see the high pressure building along the west coast while low pressure sits over nevada. the difference between the two is causing some gusty winds. tonight will be mostly clear and windy at times. lows will be in the 30s and 40s.
recovering after being thrown from a three-wheeled motorcycle in florida. this is the chilling surveillance video -- showing the toddler just before she's thrown from the trike. the 3-year-old drove out in traffic after her father left his motorcycle parked outside of his house. her dad was dragged behind the motorcycle as he desperately tried to stop the vehicle. people near a gas station came to the
little girl's aid before paramedics arrived... and was rushed to the hospital.the bike came to a crashing stop at a barrier wall before being flipped over, loaded up and towed away. the child remained in the hospital this afternoon. (vicki) a southern california man says he's extremely grateful the couple who found his lost diaper bag went the extra mile to track him down. it contained his family's passports and thousands of dollars in cash. the man is from vietnam -- attending college in long beach. he and his family were out and about to look at christmas displays when the dad put the diaper bag down to take a picture and says he forgot to pick it up. the two good samaritans -- took a picture in the same spot and picked it up. they waited awhile for the owner -- but nobody claimed it... so they looked inside for i-d... and that's when they saw all that money and spent the night trying to find out who it belongs to
country? how can i pay my tuition? my rent? cuz i already have baby."> the good baby."> the good samaritans eventually found documents with an address on it leading them to the family's home to returned the bag. next at 8 he looked like a homeless man in front of a store... but what he did when people offered him help... left them in shock. just ahead in sports, an early update from oracle as the warriors host the blazers in their final home game of 2018. also, we check in with the 49ers as mullens mania concludes with a showdown against the rams. what the young qb has to say about that l-a pass rush a florida man gave a
lesson in kindness -- posing as a homeless person and then richly rewarding those who helped him out.(vicki) andrew scheinthal has the story. brian breach/ handed out $100 bills:"thank you so much i appreciate it."it's a common sight across south florida... someone asking for money outside a store or a mall... and often times they're ignored by the people passing by.but this holiday season in front of this plantation target... the man asking for money isn't down on his luck. his name is brian breach... and he was searching for the best of humanity.brian breach/ handed out $100 bills:"so i woke up a couple days before christmas and there was this video online that really inspired me to give, so i woke up, called my videographer, we went over to target, and i held the sign that said, 'can you please help me feed my
family?' i had a cup there, and anyone who gave me a dollar, five dollars, anything like that, i gave them $100 in return.."he orchestrated the entire plan to 'appear' as though he needed money and his way of giving back this holiday season... gifting anyone who stopped to help him a crisp 100 dollar bill in return!brian breach/ handed out $100 bills:"one woman actually came back and she offered to give me food. she asked me what i wanted for dinner or lunch."breach says another shopper came back out of the store with this his son to teach him about giving back. "i wanted to give you 100 dollars to spend on your holidays. (no way!) yes absolutely."the surprised shoppers... more than grateful. brian breach/ handed out $100 bills:"oh one thing, since you're such an incredible giver i want to give you 100 dollars to spend on your holiday. (are you serious?) yes! absolutely." (vicki)breach says by the end of the day he handed out 500 dollars to unsuspecting shoppers. (ken) a heartwarming father-daughter holiday moment went viral after being posted on facebook this week. hal vaughan wanted to spend christmas with his daughter,
who is a delta flight attendant. she had to work through the holiday, so vaughan booked himself on the flights she was working. a fellow passenger on one of those flights shared vaughan's story on facebook, calling him a "fantastic father." the passenger said vaughan booked six flights. (vicki)it's a common component in many of the foods we eat ... gluten -- found in wheat, rye and barley -- is an infamous mix of proteins you've probably been warned about. (ken) but don't let all the talk scare you ... ditching gluten isn't for just anyone. reid binion has more in today's health minute. thinking about going gluten- free?cutting the mix of proteins from your diet is a popular move ... but experts warn it isn't for everyone. gluten-free diets are intended for people with celiac disease --a condition where an immune system response is triggered when gluten is consumed.this can damage the lining of the
small intestine and hurt its ability to absorb nutrients -- leading to anemia, osteoporosis, weight loss and other complications.removing gluten from your diet allows the intestine to heal -- dietitians say this can alleviate symptoms and allow the absorption of nutrients. but if you don't have celiac disease, removing gluten from your diet puts you at risk of missing nutrients ... gluten-free substitutes can be lower in fiber than their gluten-full counterparts.and if you're ditching gluten to lose weight, you might be even worse off.gluten-free junk food is still junk food -- nutritionists say the caloric value might be just as high.as with any diet, talk to your doctor before making any changes.for today's health minute, i'm reid binion. (vicki) instagram has some explaining to do! the social media site tested changes on thursday morning to the way users view their feeds...and people kinda freaked out. normally, users just scroll down vertically through posts. with the tested format-- you had to swipe and tap through your feed. the unexpected change quickly trended on
twitter with users voicing their displeasure. instagram head adam mosseri called the move a "small test" that went "broader than they expected." so everyone can relax - instagram is back to normal. starting tonight with the warriors, hosting portland and trying to erase any memory of that awful christmas day loss. quick update from oracle.. at last check score is 52-46 blazers at the break.... 15-points from steph curry, and not much from anyone else. warriors set a franchise record with the 311th-consecutive sellout. we'll have the full highlights later tonight on kron4. to the nfl-- before the 49ers can begin the offseason in earnest and figure out what to do with a top 5 pick, there's one more game to end 2018. --49ers going to l-a facing the rams... in their first meeting, l-a was red hot and took it to the niners... put together a 39-10 blowout... four 49er turnovers... cj beathard started that game
and aaron donald sacked him 4 times. --so naturally, nick mullens knows what jumps out about that defense. aaron donald has had one heck of a year. he's a great player. suh up front has been a nasty player, is very aggressive. so, we're aware of their pass rush. then, their secondary, mixing in and out of coverages and things like that. they're a good defense and we're excited about the opportunity on sunday." and the and the raiders ending their 2018 campaign in kansas city... the silver and black finishing the year with some positive momentum, given that the first part of the season was so tumultuous... they've won 2 of their last 3.. and in their first meeting with kc, they kept up with that chiefs high-powered attack. this sunday, the raiders have a shot to get in the way of their bid for the top seed in the playoffs. they realize that kansas city is leading the division and has a chance to lock up home field. they've
got a very talented football team. we also know that if we didn't turn the ball over three or four times the last time, we were right there with them in the fourth quarter. i'm really proud of the way our guys have been playing." ---the lexus ultimate highlight ultimate highlight coming to us from a recent magic-suns showdown. ---magic hosting the suns.... ---4th quarter....terrence ross with the steal.....ross shows a little razzle dazzle with this post-foul dunk.... ---...around the back...goes around the world....and throws it down. ---the magic ultimately lost to the suns....122-120 in overtime.... former first ladies go head to head for the title of "most admired" who pulled ahead. ♪
the mercedes-benz winter event is back and you won't want to stop for anything else. [ barks ] ho! lease the c 300 sport sedan for $399 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. (ken) a former first lady has bested another former first lady to become the most admired woman in america. (vicki) in a gallop poll released thursday-- first lady michelle obama was voted the woman most admired by americans this year. obama has been on tour promoting her best-selling memoir "becoming." the top spot was held by hillary clinton for 15 years. gallup noted clinton has appeared in the top ten more than any other woman. obama finished second to her three times before. clinton actually came in third place this year. oprah winfrey finished second...
while current first lady melania trump took the fourth spot. (ken) a 71-year-old frenchman has set off across the atlantic ocean in a large orange barrel, hoping to float to the caribbean by the end of march. jean-jacques savin left the canary islands, off the coast of west africa, yesterday, in a sophisticated barrel-shaped capsule he spent months crafting. he intends to make it to the carribbean on the strength of currents alone... traveling at one to two miles an hour. the retired military parachutist has been funded by sponsorships and a crowdfunding campaign. he has stowed away a bottle of white wine and a block of foie gras for new year's eve, and a bottle of red wine for his birthday in january, he expects to travel roughly 2,850 miles. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) grant lodes is here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) thanks ken and vicki next at nine....
a family in the south bay is demanding answers tonight... after a deadly police shooting on christmas day... a vigil was held for the victim.... tonight why police are saying it was a case of mistaken identity. plus... the hunt is on tonight-- for an inmate who escaped from san quentin... how he managed to get out of prison and the latest on the manhunt. we're live at san quentin with that. and cold and windy temperatures expected to hit the bay area... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow will tell you how cold it's going to get in your neighborhood... don't go away kron4 news at nine in prime time is next.... (grant) (grant) a family in the
south bay is demanding answers tonight... after a deadly police shooting on christmas day.... and tonight police are saying it was a case of mistaken identity...(grant) thanks for joining us im grant lodes...(vicki) and im vicki livakis.... the deadly shooting happened christmas morning on fruitdale and leigh avenue in san jose... a vigil was held for the
victim and tonight the woman's family is speaking out for the first time since her death. (grant) kron 4's gayle ong is live in san jose with a list of demands the family is making... gayle. some of those demands are:to see the body camera footage of the officers on duty,a federal investigation and an independant investigation outside of internal affairs. speaking through a translator,jenny vasquez's mother is demanding justice for her 24-year-old daughter who shot and killed by san jose police early christmas morning.vasquez's parents met up with the police chief after the press conference..then later at a vigil where their daughter died.. where a large crowd rallied for her in a press conference earlier in the day, police chief eddie garcia explains vasquez was mistaken for a suspect of a shooting tuesday morning but he says the officer's
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