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(ken) tonight at 6. the manhunt is over. the man who police say gunned down one of their own during a traffic stop... aprehended... along with five of his alleged accomplices. thank you for joining us, i'm ken wayne. (vickióand i'm vicki liviakis in for pam moore. gustavo perez arriaga , who is in the country illegally, was captured in bakersfield. lots of new developments to get to tonight... our justine waldman is tracking them all in our newsroom. (justine) authorities say gustavo perez arriaga came out of a home in bakersfield
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with his hands up after swat officers came to arrest him last night. no motive has been released. he is now back in stan county, arrested weaering corp ron singh's handcuffs. reggie singh / brother he was my older brother. yes. he's not coming back but there's a lot of people out there that misses him." he could not hold back the tears, as corp ron singh brother reflected on his loss. now captured, 32- year-old gustavo perez arriaga also arrested 5 other people, including the suspects brother and co-worker, for heling arriaga escape and allude authorities. allude escape and heling arriaga co-worker, for heling arriaga escape and allude authorities. the stanislaus county sheriff said arriaga is a known gang member and will now be charged with murder.sheriff adam
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christianson: "he is a criminal. he has two prior arrests for dui. remember that's the reason that officer singh stopped him because we had probable cause to believe that he was under the influence of alcohol. past behavior is typically a predictor of future behavior. and an officer loses his life over a dui stop." corp singh was 33-years old. he came to america from fiji to become a police officer. he leaves behind a wife and 5 month old boy. his suspected killer, was captured after multiple law enforcement agencies followed up on tips and used surviellence.reggie singh brother i'd like to thank you for the bottom of my heart to break this happen." (justine) now we know from the sheriff, the suspect was in the country illegally after crossing the border in arizona. and has been here for several years. the sheriff questioned if he had been deported, if the situation
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would have turned out differently. (vicki) more on that right now.. becasue the stanislas county sheriff expressing today his frustration with sb-54 ... or california's sanctuary state law. (ken) kron 4 spoke with one of the bill's supporters today -- grant lodes joins us now with more on that. (grant) yeah s-b 54.... prevents local authorities in california from assisting federal immigration and customs enforcement agents. the sheriff in stanislaus county.. adam christianson... says because of this bill... his officers were unable to coordinate with ice, and potentially prevent this incident from ever happening. state senator jerry hill spoke with us today -- he's one of the supporters of that bill -- and he says the bill
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isn't about harboring criminals -- but respecting due process... and that immigration remains a federal issue. (grant) sb 54 was approved by the governor on october 5th of last year. the suspect in the killing of officer singh... gustavo perez officer singh... the killing of officer
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singh... gustavo perez arriaga... had been arrested twice previously... for drunken driving... as we mentioned.and he has posted about his gang affiliations on social media. (vicki) the trump administration continues to deal with fallout after two migrant kids from guatemala died in government custody. (ken) washington correspondent alexandra limon reports as the d-h-s secretary tries to do damage control... president trump amps up the fight with democrats on twitter over his proposed border wall. dhs secretary kirstjen nielsen planned to spend the weekend at the u.s./mexican border...starting in el paso, texas. back in washington president trump canceled his florida vacation because of the government shut-down...and continued to demand that congress provide taxpayer money to build the border wall. the president tweeted yet another threat to close the southern border entirely-- experts say that would cost the u.s. up to a billion dollars a day.mick mulvaney -
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white house budget director ...says the president is serious this time...mick mulvaney / white house budget directorall options are on the table - listen, it's the only way we can get the democrats attention.alexandra limon / washington correspondentthe border wall standoff caused parts of the government to shut down one week ago, and there's no solution in sight. lawmakers have left town.the administration blames soon to be house speaker-- nancy pelosi.sarah sanders / white house press secretaryshe's unwilling to actually do anything until she gets her speakership. she's more willing to protect that than to protect our borders than to protect american lives. president trump also tweeted a threat to cut off aid to honduras, guatemala, and el salvador--for not stopping migrants from leaving...joanne lin / amnesty international three of the most violent and deadly countries in the world, with some of the highest rates of murder, femicide and domestic violence.joann lin with amnesty international says cutting off aid would likely make conditions worse for people and could compel
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more migrants to come to the u.s. in washington alexandra limon. a live look outside right now... as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez. dry conditions with seasonable highs and chilly overnight lows will prevail through the weekend, and well into next week in the bay area. overnight lows will dip into the 30s and 40s. colder, wind- sheltered valley locations will likely see overnight low temperatures at or below the freezing at times. daytime highs will cool into the mid to upper 50s. chilly overnight lows will continue through the weekend. a d-u-i prevention
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pilot program will now be the law of the land for d-u-i offenders statewide in 2019. the technology was tested in 4-california-counties, over an 8-year period and has prevented hundreds-of- thousands of drunk drivers from starting-up their cars. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story nats/igntion interlock device take a good look. if you get busted driving under the influence of alcohol in 2019 a
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new state law will require you to have one of these ignition interlock devices in your vehicle that will prevent you from starting it upsot
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about saving lives">california democrat senator jerry hill authored the new legislationsot the device costs between $60 and $80 per month. there is also an installation charge that could run as high as $150 dollars. the new law does have a payment sliding scale for low income dui san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (anchor) (anchor) esla is welcoming two experienced voices to its board. oracle founder larry ellison and h-r chief of walgreens, kathleen wilson- thompson, have joined the tesla board of directors. like musk, ellison is known for his competitive tactics and lifestyle. the two
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new board members come after musk agreed to step down as chairman and appoint two new independnt directors. tesla stocks rose 3 percent after the announcement. (ken) wells fargo agreed to pay 575-million dollars today to settle a slew of lawsuits against the company. the bank will pay all 50 states and washington d.c. after it admitted in 2016 to opening more than three million fake accounts. wells fargo has already paid hundreds of millions of dollars for misleading investors about its sales practices. tim sloan, wells fargo's c-e-o said in a statement today his company is committed to making things right. the federal reserve will not allow wells fargo to grow its assets until it is satisfied the bank has cleaned up its act. (ken) if you're planning on a trip to the snow country this weekend we have some advice. coming up... a live interview with the c-h-p on road conditions in the sierra. (vicki) police are hoping survllance video of a carjacking in a san rafael
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parking lot will lead them to an escapee from san quentin prison. the latest still ahead. (ken) and a new year means new laws... see what will be different at california fast food restaurants in 2019. it's time for our lowest prices of the season on the new sleep number 360 smart bed. it senses your movement and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. and now, the queen sleep number 360 c4 smart bed is only $1299. plus, 24-month financing on all beds. ends new year's day. (v9cki) three days from now
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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's kron4's catherine heenan.
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heenan. (vicki)if you missed our earlier stories on the new laws, they're available on our web site. just go to kron four dotcom and check the tab for california news. (ken)joining us now.... meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez. dry conditions with seasonable highs and chilly overnight lows will prevail through the weekend, and well into next week in the bay area. overnight lows will dip into the 30s and 40s. colder, wind- sheltered valley locations will likely see overnight low temperatures at or below the freezing at times. daytime highs will cool into the mid
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to upper 50s. chilly overnight lows will continue through the weekend. (vicki) coming up at 6:45... we take a look back at the people we lost in politics, people we lost back at the we
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take a look 6:45... i'm jessica smith. in washington, year. through the new year. in washington, year. through the new stay in dc florida and will year's plans in canceled his new president trump something>
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(vicki) the environmental protection agency will run out of money if the government shutdown continues. acting epa administrator andrew wheeler sent an email to employees warning that if a solution isn't reached by midnight tonight that the agency "will initiate orderly shutdown procedures." according to the epa's contingency plan....nearly 14-thousand epa employees would be furloughed under a shutdown. only national security and emergency staff will stay on. (vicki) and today... federal workers will receive their last paycheck until the government re-opens. our washington correspondent jessica smith reports that for these workers -- and the rest of us -- the shutdown is about to get real. it's the last payday for 800- thousand workers caught in the middle of a partial government shutdown. friday's paychecks cover the days before the shutdown began. employees who are furloughed or working without pay don't know when
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they'll get their next check. office of management and budget director mick mulvaney: about 420-thousand employees are working without pay, including members of the coast guard, some tsa employees and correctional officers. another people have been sent home -- or furloughed.
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(vicki) i'm jessica smith. (vicki) (vicki)coming up at 6:45... we take a look back at the people we lost in politics, entertainment, and science in 2018. (ken) plus... a man gets "booked" for stealing thousands of items from his local library. we'll show you how he was caught.
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(vicki) very odd theft. sacramento county library staff say they initially noticed a man stealing books on surveillance. but eventually realized the same man may have been responsible for thousands of dollars in missing inventory. reporter charmaine nero has the story. pictures show piles of books and dvds inside a fair oaks home.. (rivkah sass, library director)there were items packed floor to ceiling in many rooms.items- sacramento library director - rivkah sass - says were stolen from this fair oaks library.we noticed some items kept showing up missing.sass says over the past year -- staff at the library had noticed some of their inventory was disappearing they began noticing patterns of usage and that many items were missing on a certain day of the week. when staff members spotted a man appearing to steal books back on december 18th - they called sacramento county deputies. investigators went to the home of 46-year old
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shahin sadighian with a search warrant. where they discovered close to three-thousand stolen library books and up to four- thousand dvds - totaling more than 100-thousand dollars in stolen items. (hampton, sac sheriff)it has some very odd characteristics, they werent motivated for the most part, and most of them still had their identifying markings. sass says nearly half of the recovered items - were taken within the last year. (sass) its a real cost because those items cost money that we use to purchase items that people - shes grateful deputies along with her staff helped to locate the stolen inventory - its not like the old seinfeld show where the old library police come, this is a big deal. (vicki)that was charmaine nero reporting.sandighian has been released on bail but still faces grand theft and
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felony shoplifting charges. coming up next at 6:30 the most wanted man in california in custody tonight. details on the capture of the man who killed a central valley police officer. he threatened to kill a woman unless she gave up her vehicle. the brazen carjacking by a san quentin escapee... caught on tape. (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead.
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(vicki) a massive manhunt for the gunman in the shooting death of a stanislaus county police officer -- has ended. (ken) police arrested the suspect in kern county-- about 200 miles south of where the shooting happened early wednesday. kristen holmes has the latest. sheriff adam christianson/stani slaus co, ca: the suspect is in custody. a days-long manhunt for a cop killer in california over.police arresting the man they believe shot and killed 33-year-old officer ronil singh during a d-u-i stop the day after christmas.sheriff adam christianson/stanislaus co, ca: gustavo perez arriaga, age 33 was arrested earlier today during the execution of a search warrant.officials say they've arrested others in the case-- including arriaga's brother and co-worker for misleading investigators and attempting to hide the suspect. sheriff donny youngblood/kern co, ca/kero: we believe that more arrests may come.officer singh's brother - visibly emotional -- sharing his appreciation to the officers involved in the arrest.reggie singh/brother of slain
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officer: (emotional) i'd like to thank you for the bottom of my heart.the manuhunt gaining national attention after police released this information before the arrest. sheriff adam christianson/stani slaus co, ca/thursday: "the suspect is in our country illegally. he doesn't belong here. he's a criminal." information that grabbed the attention of president trump... who tweeted about the case thursday -- adding "time to get tough on border security. build the wall!"that wall -- at the center of the current government shutdown. singh's death - taking an emotional toll on the small california community.chief randy richardson/ newman police department: "you have to understand this was not supposed understand this have to department: "you newman police richardson/ newman police department: "you have to understand this to happen here. i've been to too many of these funerals and i never thought ever that i would have to be doing this."singh leaves behind a wife and five-month- old boy.he was a fiji- native and had been with the newman police department since 2011. in washington, i'm kristen holmes. (vicki) the search for a missing san quentin prisoner continues tonight. police now have video of a suspect they believe to be the escapee carjacking a


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