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saw demonstrators in san francisco this morning at another rally planned this evening. people are gathering in palo alto for a vigil this evening and demonstrations come as i.c.e. raids are expected in 10 cities including here the in the bay area. >> thousands march in milwaukee earlier today calling for my grandchildren to be released from detention. they tried to speak with the wisconsin senators but were turned down. president trump was in milwaukee for a speech on trade and before leaving the white house, the president said there is nothing secret about this operation. >> nothing can be secret about it. if the word gets out, it gets out. because hundreds of people know about it is a major operation. it starts on sunday and they will take people out and they will bring them back to their countries. >> the president has criticized oakland mayor libby schaaf for wanting about i.c.e. raids. we have team coverage on the bay area fighting back.
people in san francisco have been rallying all day but we will start in the south bay with ann rubin workgroups wanted to make sure immigrants knew their rights if ic shows up. >> reporter: volunteers have been handing out cards and putting up posters. they said to report i.c.e. activity and to see something and say something if you see someone being detained. ♪ >> reporter: in santa clara county the immigrant county community is >> when the steps happen i feel more scared than angry. because i don't want to lose them. i don't want to raise my son by myself. i am 18. >> reporter: fear and panic is what community leaders want to
avoid. they say that is why the rapid response network exist. created after the 2016 election, it is a 24 hour hotline to give immediate help if and when i.c.e. shows up. >> we can give you information at that moment and connecting with people who can be at your house within minutes. with legal representation as well. >> reporter: intended to inform people of the rights and the community that i.c.e. is there. >> that makes a big difference to us. to know that your elected officials welcome them here and do what ever they can to uphold constitutional rights. officials say they are upholding the law. these are not rates, they are targeted immigration enforcement and in the statement they said they prioritize arrremoval of those who are a threat to national security and public safety. a community leader says that
they are making collateral arrest too. people at the wrong place at the wrong time. >> we are standing in power. the trump administration will not, will not terrorize this community. >> reporter: while the threat looms, local churches and synagogues are offering x-ray to those undocumented and advising people to come up with an emergency family plan. >> they know what they have to do and i know what i have to do. >> reporter: the rapid response hotline number is 40829011 days we have it on our website on www.ktvu.com. community leaders say it can also be used to verify i.c.e. activity and of information is spreading falsely on social media. it has been a long day of protesting in san francisco. paul chambers has that part of
our coverage tonight. >> reporter: there were two separate demonstrations out here for at ic he i.c.e. headquarters. there were a dozen people left hear from the earlier protests which have more than 100 people. with the threat of raids this weekend, here in the bay area and across the country, demonstrators showed up with flags outside the i.c.e. headquarters in san francisco venting frustrations on how families are treated after coming to the u.s. illegally. >> we tell them, you don't have the standards. >> [ chanting ] >> my father came here in the '50s. my father actually swam here three times. on the third time he made it
through. establish himself. >> reporter: member of the brown brace, a justice organization that fought for the civil rights of mexican americans in the 1960s. she said the way her people are being treated currently is why she is out here fighting. because she knows from her father's account, getting to the u.s. and becoming a citizen the right way isn't easy. >> it means that they have to own property. these people are the most impoverished in their own countries and they don't have the money and the way to get the documents needed to come here legally. >> reporter: many feel that the living conditions for the children separated from their parents crossing the borders is inhumane. saying having them live in detention centers is wrong and some go on to equate the facilities with the same once jewish people lived in during the holocaust. >> the word has been moved by
people before and since the holocaust. they are concentration camps and people are being held against their will. >> we are allowing children to die. not your gas but their lack of medical care, through lack of resources. >> putting so much attention on that is taking the attention away from what is actually happening in the camps. >> reporter: this protester is wrapping up but they will have protester at the weekend as i.c.e. plans to come and raid. >> that will be a long weekend. thank you for the lab report. democrats have introduced the stop cruelty to migrant children at sponsored by california senators dianne feinstein and kamala harris. it will and family separation
except in rare cases and require that children receive three nutritious meals a day and access to toothbrushes, soap and regular showers. it would also ban for profit contractors from opening shelters to house the children. the bill has 38 cosponsors in the senate but it is unclear if the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell will allow a vote. streets remain blocked off in san jose after a man was found dead. a homicide investigation is in east san jose on mendocino drive near verona street. the black has been shut down for several errors and there is a massive police response. jesse garrity joins us from the scene. what else have they been able to learn about the homicide? >> reporter: neighbors was shocked and surprised this could happen in the neighborhood. a second parameter for the denver must has a lot of plays activity and the prime scene is being investigated hours after it was called in. let's look at the video.
merged unit officers are the equivalent of s.w.a.t. officers did a sweep of the area a little while ago. simply to make sure that the suspect was not still in the area. there checking for clues in the homicide that may involve the home invasion. no information on the victim other than he is an elderly man. we have not been able to get suspect information or a possible vehicle to be on the lookout for. we did go out and walk around to the opposite side of the crime scene and talked with the neighbors to get their take on how this could happen. we talked with a woman who said she found that when her mother saw the police activity and gave her a call to let her know something was wrong in the neighborhood. >> i'm not sure about the whole situation but -- >>
>> reporter: the officers have not forced residents to evacuate but they are not letting residence our guest come into the crime scene area as they continue to investigate what is a homicide and possibly a home invasion. we were told we would be updated by san jose police and that has not happened yet. we will bring that to you via social media or on air. right now though we are outside the 3300 block.
another fire season is heating up. car companies will have to spend at least $5 billion on safety improvements. it also creates a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate victims of future wildfires caused by power company equipment. but the governor said pg&e will have to help out past victims as well. >> most importantly they've got to sit down and make a deal with these victims. it has been 1400 days for some of these victims and they have not been compensated. you don't walk away and sit down with these victims without a tear in your eye. >> this measure also caps utility providers liability for welfare damage from equipment tell you. calfire has spent the last few weeks retraining and getting their seasonal firefighters prepped for what is likely to come this summer. tom baker joins us live from nampa this evening whether calfire academy graduated its latest class.
>> reporter: it was graduation today for the calfire wine country folks. who covers sonoma and napa. the thing important about that is that the next time, after this training that they face flames it will be the real thing. >> reporter: calfire ended a two week training academy today for returning seasonal firefighters of the sonoma, lake, napa district. it will be on the frontlines of every wildfire in this district or anywhere else needed during what will be the driest, hottest months of the summer and fall. they will also deal with new procedures and technologies new field radios to enhance personal breathing systems with a buddy breather accessory. to a new pastor way to unload and set up their hoses. >> they are all getting familiar with the hose bundle and they are very universal. if they go to one station here in napa and next week they are
up in lake county, the hose bundles are the same. >> reporter: at the station they take and not tying class, essential in rescue operations with a triangular brace over deep poles or by the sites. at the station, this is where firefighters learn to fight fire with fire. not to actually fight the fire but to save their own life and that of their compatriots. >> they are teaching them to run to the safe zone and where they will deploy fire shelter. on the way to that location, their safe zone they will light a fuse and throw it toward the fire that is headed toward them. that, in turn will burn material between them and the main fire. and give them a larger buffer, a larger safe zone. >> finally at the so-called dollhouse station, the firefighters learn how to read smoke coming from a burning structure that they may have to enter.
and how to keep flames and smoke from overwhelming them. >> they see that once the compartments are closed, the fire is being started and that shows a different colored smoke. and the different velocity of smoke coming out of the gables. >> reporter: so far this fire season, california has been under far less siege than this time last year. our largest fire season under ever. by this time the state lost 140,000 acres. this year the acreage burns is 19,000 only in eighth of last year up to this point in time and a 3rd of the five-year average of about 60,000 acres a year. but that is up to now. we don't know what lies ahead. is going to be hot and it is going to be dry. if it is windy it be terrible. we told you earlier in the newscast about immigration raids planned for this weekend. now we talked with a woman who is lived through being deported
once but is back in the bay area with part of her family. tonight at 5:30 pm, the ominous words that she has for families now in fear. one of the most beautiful places on earth, now with thick black smoke. we go to this live picture of a slow-moving tropical storm barry getting closer to landfall here. current conditions in the street, the rain in the last 10 minutes just started to come down. and coming up, the biggest worry as the storm is expected to hit land tomorrow. we continue to track tropical storm barry in our forecast and a warm up inland as we head into the weekend. more on the forecast coming up.
the ground shaking in southern california. a four point 9 to the earthquake hit ridgecrest shortly after 6:00 this morning. aftershocks have been shaking the same area since last friday. 7.1 quake. no reports of major damage from this morning's earthquake. firefighters are also trying to get the upper hand on a massive fire in central maui. crews have been battling the flames since yesterday morning. when intense fire burned 10,000 acres. at one point, flights were diverted and neighborhoods were evacuated. but this fire has yet to reach physical structure. that is the good news and also no injuries have been reported. the gulf coast is bracing for impact. tropical storm barry bearing down this residents of the big easy bracing for a hard battle right now. and by the time this slow-
moving storm makes landfall tomorrow it is expected to turn into a category one storm. you're looking at live pictures right now of bourbon st. as you imagine i'm bourbon st. the big tourist destination in that city it normally would be very packed at this time of year. you can see a smattering of people walking along the very wet street right now. the city tweeted that the public's hesitation was being suspended at 8:00 tonight along with shelter in place that starts at the very same time. a major warning from the national hurricane center the storm could be severe even for land areas and many people spending the day doing this. filling up sandbags in the city prone to catastrophic flooding. casey siegel reports that rain is the biggest threat to the city. >> reporter: the wind is picking up along the gulf barry. slated for landfall saturday morning your morgan city. parts of louisiana could get a whopping 20 to 25 inches of rain. a dangerous amount on its own, made even worse by the already saturated ground from
wednesdays flooding. >> we don't know the intervals between periods of heavy rain. we don't know whether there is going to be time for some of the rain to drain. >> reporter: officials say it is a slow-moving storms so folks need to be ready to go it alone. for an extended period of time, especially if the power goes. >> we also need to be prepared for widespread power outages that won't be remedied as quickly as we would like. >> we are going to ride it out. we take the attitude that this is what we signed up for. we live in new orleans and this is what happens. i can't get scared every time something bad happens. >> reporter: normally this time of year the mighty mississippi river back here is about 6 or 8 feet above sea level. right now, it is 16 or 17 feet. expected to crest over the weekend at 19 feet. the highest levy built post- katrina, 25 feet tall.
before the storm even hits, it is already getting way too close for comfort. that is the latest from new orleans, casey siegel, fox news. if you have been to new orleans at all in the past 2 years the city has not completely rebuilt from katrina so they are bracing for another storm, even while they are rebuilding. >> and whether it is a tropical storm or hurricane, is going to be dangerous. >> this is not going to be a major hurricane but it could cause major problems. >> here is the radar over the past few hours. the current position is 85 miles south, southeast of morgan city, louisiana. the center is getting closer to land. as we come closer with the latest information, tropical storm barry with wind of 65 miles an hour moving in a northwest direction for miles
an hour. it is a very slow mover and with that, even if it is a weak system, that could cause a lot of torrential rainfall with the slow movement. once it becomes hurricane barry, that possibly could happen for a short amount of time prior to landfall over the next 12 hours or so. here's the forecast track into saturday and along the track we are expecting some weakening and quite a bit of weakening toward the second half of the weekend. here's a look at one forecast model with a guess of expectations. morgan city, 10 inches and some areas of our five inches. and some of the forecast models come from the hurricane center suggesting areas could pick up 10 to 15 inches of rainfall with the slow movement of the system through the weekend. and you heard about the reference to the mississippi river, at last check the current river stage running nearly 17 feet and with barry coming on board, not only with the rainfall but also the storm surge, it could possibly be 3
to 5 feet and it will back up the river. possibly peaking on saturday around 19 feet. what is now tropical storm barry could eventually become a category one hurricane prior to the landfall. back in the bay area i'm showing you this, low clouds and fog hanging out. as we come closer toward the bay area we have patchy fog for the coastline. inland, lots of sunshine. lower 90s out toward concord and fairfield. san francisco, 60 degrees and san jose around 76. i live camera looks like typical july weather looking toward san francisco this afternoon. some low clouds and fog. not completely clearing out. with that, the class will increase overnight. tonight and into your saturday morning. overnight lows will be in the 50s including san francisco, 57 degrees. into the afternoon hours,
patchy fog in more sunshine into the afternoon by 4:00. the area of high pressure is building in. is a source of heat, inland heat and we have the microclimates on saturday. tomorrow, the highest day of the weekend we will quaff into sunday. i would go with the forecast lows, 50s and 60s into the afternoon hours. bright red indicates 90s. we will have quite a few of them to talk about. santa rosa, clearlake, fairfield and vacaville, oakland mid-70s, livermore at 92. san jose forecast high of 85 in san francisco, clouds in the morning, clearing to the shoreline with temperatures in the upper 60s. the weekend is almost here. tomorrow is the hottest day of the week inland and some cooling as we head into early next week. the pressure proves to be too much after saying he would remain on the job. the labor secretary, alex acosta resigned over the controversy surrounding jeffrey epstein's previous sex trafficking case. coming up at 6:00, mother bay area city putting a top two red light camera program. what it means for drivers who received citations. several neighborhoods are much safer after a recent gang
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continue, talking about a case that is 12 years old. >> reporter: the president outside the white house today with labor secretary alex acosta announcing he is stepping down from his position. >> as i look forward, i don't think it is right and fair for this administration to have epstein as the focus rather than the incredible economy we have today. >> reporter: the resignation coming in the wake of controversy. critics arguing the former u.s. attorney for southern florida was too lenient in a plea deal struck a very we could -- with chp jeffrey epstein. >> people are not happy with it. >> reporter: the president making it clear that the resignation was not requested by the white house. >> alex acosta was a great secretary of labor. >> reporter: asked about his relationship with epstein, the president said they had a falling out years ago.
>> the reason doesn't make any difference. i haven't spoken to him in about 15 years or more. i wasn't a big fan of jeffrey epstein, that i can tell you. >> reporter: the white house said acosta's deputy will become the acting labor secretary. in washington, jillian turner, fox news. more on the client rates this weekend. we spoke with a woman who lived through a similar situation. >> it is very scary. >> she said she was deported to mexico but is back with her family. coming up next, her advice for families facing deportation. questions tonight about former special counsel robert mueller's scheduled appearance next week on capitol hill. testimony may be delayed.
border of texas picks at the holding facility he saw in donna, texas that processes about 1000 people provides care that quote every american would be proud of. he acknowledged that detention centers are overcrowded and at a roundtable discussion he prays border agents for their work and expressed sympathy for young migrants. >> i have to tell you for karen and me it was frankly heartbreaking. as parents, to talk to young children who told us of having walked to and three months up the peninsula. to cross into our country. and that has to change. >> the vice presidents of the crisis on the border is being driven by human traffickers enticing families to make the long and dangerous journey to the united states. where that federal officials plan to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrants were been ordered deported this weekend have spoked beer in
immigrant communities. rob roth spoke with denise they woman about what it is like to be deported anti-joins us live from the newsroom. >> reporter: authorities hope to sweep up 2000 undocumented immigrants across the country. we wanted to know what deportation means to one oakland woman and her family. >> it is really sad. really scary. >> reporter: maria mendoza sanchez understands the panic that the prospect of deportation is causing. she herself has been deported. >> my heart goes out to those people in fear right now of not knowing what is going to happen. >> reporter: in a highly publicized case, mendoza [ to mexico with her husband 2 years ago leaving 3 of their four children in the bay area. >> during the time i was in mexico i struggled a lot. not knowing what was going on with my kids and you know, not seeing them every day. it wasn't easy.
it was really sad. i was in major depression and i couldn't sleep. >> reporter: and does a sanchez came to the united states illegally in 1994 to join her husband. despite appeals from the hospital and senator dianne feinstein, the couple was deported. because of her advanced nursing degree she was allowed to enter a special h1 be is a lottery which became her ticket back last december but her husband is in mexico with little hope of returning anytime soon, if at all. is as people come to the u.s. illegally often out of desperation. and that legal immigration is not that easy either. >> when i went, i could see the long lines of people with kids. they get rejected for not -- some people just want to come and get rejected. it isn't as easy as people might think.
>> reporter: mendoza sanchez has his words for families who are out of options, facing deportation. >> families get broken apart and it will never be the same. >> reporter: president trump said the raids are imperative to controlling a humanitarian crisis on the southern border. state and local city governments have been mobilizing in opposition. immigration lawyers and advocates took to the streets of the bay area and several locations across the country to a announce the upcoming immigration enforcement action. in san francisco, groups gathered at city hall where mayor london breed spoke out against the plant. and offered advice to undocumented immigrants. >> everyone is guaranteed certain rights under the constitution. whether they are in this country illegally or not. if you are arrested, you have the right to remain silent. you have the right to an attorney. remember, immigrant agents generally need a judicial
warrant to enter your home. >> reporter: san francisco is one of the major cities the immigration and customs enforcement is expected to target sunday. two groups of attorneys blasting the plan to conduct the raids on a sunday. a day when immigrant processing centers are closed so attorneys say it makes it nearly impossible for anyone arrested to seek legal advice. tonight, the gun taken when san luis obispo's police chief lasted and a restroom has been returned. the chief said when she went back to the restaurant to get the weapon it was gone. she apologize for the mistake in a video and said she accepts all punishment. the department says a 30-year- old man admitted to finding the gun and turned it in. the city will investigate the incident and determine whether the police chief should be disciplined.
the fbi hopes a reward will help them find one of their stolen guns. someone broke into an agent's car wednesday night and stole a weapon, a magazine and fbi jacket. the agency said it is a semiautomatic rifle, the one on your screen. that car was parked near edgewater drive. the fbi is working with the oakland police to find the stolen items and offer a $5000 reward. anyone with information is asked to call police or fbi field office in san francisco. in washington, lawmakers have just announced a delay in the congressional testimony of former special counsel robert mueller. he was i to testify under subpoena next wednesday. is now scheduled for july 24. as fox news' catherine harris explains, lawmakers want more time to question him. >> how many bites of the apple do you get? they want to go again and again and again because they want to hurt the president for the election. >> reporter: president trump, voicing frustration that
democrats want more from special counsel robert mueller. >> there is nothing he can say. he has written a report. the report said, no collusion and it said effectively, no instruction. >> reporter: the president remarks coming days ahead of most congressional testimony, scheduled for july 17. the house judiciary committee discussed delaying the appearance another week. to secure more time for lawmaker questions. >> is important that the american people have the opportunity to hear from robert mueller. that he has the opportunity to say to the american people that evidence he collected. all which described the misconduct of the president. >> reporter: republicans voicing criticism of another related hearing. this latest one entitled constitutional processes for addressing presidential misconduct. >> the economy is better and we don't like it because we don't like the november 16 election, that is what it is about. why don't we take up the legislation to fix the process and the issue we are talking about a peer. >> reporter: the testimony scheduled to take place before two committees in open session. already he
reluctance to testify, saying he won't go beyond what is written in his report. funding for healthcare for 9/11 first responders was continued today for several decades. comedians jon stewart attention to the bill, you may remember that. the legislation clearing the house by a vote of 402-12 and it goes to the senates. however, majority leader mitch mcconnell has not said when the bill will be voted on. the bill would extend funding to the victim compensation fund to the year 2029. or record set on wall street and facebook is staring down a $5 billion fine. an all out brawl in a u.s. courtroom. details about who juedmurderer. .
let's look at some wall street right now. dogs climbing to new record highs pick but i was up 243 points. the nasdaq increased 48 and the s&p in positive territory at 13. traders are betting on an expected interest rate cut by the federal reserve later this month. amazon plans to invest $700 million to retrain workers in skills that are in high demand. the company said it is to help employees move into more advanced careers by 2025. amazon says, training programs will be offered to 100,000
workers at all levels of the company. employees will have the option to learn everything from software engineering to machine learning. the federal trade commission has decided to find facebook, get this, $5 billion for privacy violations. the deal, still needs to be approved by the justice department. if approved it would be the biggest fine ever levied by the government against a tech company. in addition to the fine, facebook reportedly agreed to greater oversight on how it manages user data. the ftc began investigating's they spoke last year after it was reported the political consulting firm came analytic i had access the data of 87 ies will be equal owners of a robo car company known as arco ei. ford with the majority owner of this expert-based company that
also has offices in palo alto. under the alliance, volkswagen will be investing 2.6 and billion dollars into growth. the german carmaker will be giving ford technology to help build zero emissions cards. according to both companies this deal has been in the works for months and is a way to ease the cost of developing not only self driving cars but also electric vehicles. >> ford and vw could have partnered with anyone. everyone was after us. but we both chose argo and together we are on a path to create the industry that is leading autonomous vehicle platform. >> reporter: the ford and vw alliance makes it the highest valued autonomous car development company in the world. does incredible video, and all out brawl breaking out in ohio courtroom as a man who confessed to murdering his ex- girlfriend was about to be sentence. watch.
the family was about to give their victim impact statements when 2 of the victims sons, jumped toward her killer. deal williams confessing to cutting down his ex-girlfriend, elizabeth fletcher stewart last year in youngstown, ohio. he told investigators he waited over 45 minutes for her to drive by on her way to work so he could run her off the road. and shoot her. both of the sons were arrested and williams sentencing will be rescheduled. >> the family emotion is really high. >> reporter: a teenage girl hit by a light rail train and she is in the hospital waiting on a second operation. we will tell you how the family hopes to try to find a good samaritan who came to this young girls ate. microclimates are back in full force. we have the fog to talk about co-side but we have some inland
a 14-year-old girl remains in critical condition at valley medical center in san jose and is waiting on a second operation after she was hit by a bta light rail train earlier this week. her family is asking for the public help to determine how the accident happened. south a reporter jesse gary has more. >> reporter: family members say
that michelle espinoza is an effervescent 14-year-old, lively, athletic and with an infectious personality be she is 18 fighting for her life. >> it is hard. we want to know how it happened. >> reporter: other members of her family sit outside the valley medical center to make sense of the scene from inside the hospital. michelle clings to life, in critical condition with a skull, swelling of the brain, broken ribs and broken clavicle along with other injuries. late wednesday morning, espinoza was riding her bike near southwest expressway. somehow she was hit by a bta light rail train making its way through the intersection. >> all we know is we are thankful she is alive and is fighting. she's very strong. >> reporter: police issue is riding her bike and went around the crossing barriers that were functional. there is no explanation as to
how or why she was hit by the southbound train. bta official stress that everyone should be situationally aware when near or using their system. but often times you may not see or hear a bus or train coming. it is important to look at directions and remove distractions like earbuds and really follow directional signs. whether it is the light or the crossing it. >> reporter: after she was struck family members say good samaritan holder off the tracks and administered cpr. the search for answers in the accident includes a request to find a stranger who may have helped save her life. >> the person who helped her, we would like for her to come forward and meet her and thank them. just to give them a big hug. >> reporter: in san jose, jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. we're getting close to the
middle of july and we have it looks like a weather pattern with cold temperatures coast side by inland, lots of center sometime. look at the highs from this afternoon. a chilly 59 in pacifica. san jose, 80 degree heat and some 90s toward livermore, concord and antioch. satellite showing this, look what is happening to the east right in time with the peak of the afternoon heating. the thunderstorms developing toward the sierras. you see lightning strikes to the south of lake tahoe and also to the east, moving into nevada. for us we have this low clouds and fog near the coastline and patches moving into san francisco. current numbers, san jose, 76 and livermore upper 80s. novato, upper 70s and napa, 70 degrees. here's a look at the fog over san francisco. if you look to the east to see thunderstormsst.
as we showed you on the satellite and radar toward the sierra. grass it has been a bit of a warmer forecast. that warm air compresses the marine layer so where we have the fog, a dense fog layer that will impact his disabilities coats side and around the bay. first thing tomorrow morning. all because of this area of high pressure that is building in. a source of the inland heat. that is not a complete warm-up for the entire bay area but inland spots tomorrow, probably the hottest day of the week. low to mid 90s for saturday and still some fog for the coast. at least for the morning hours and temperatures only in the 60s. tomorrow morning, 50s and 60s. the cloud coast side and patches around the bay. and into the afternoon hours, clouds will clear back to the shoreline and a 32 degrees temperature range. santa rosa, 92 and fairfield 94. san rafael, mid-80s and toward the bay, fairly warm, mid-70s. comfortable there. inland, 90s and san jose
forecast high of 85 degrees. gilroy, 93. san francisco, watch out for dense fog tomorrow morning. the forecast high at 69. here is a look ahead of your five day forecast for tomorrow is the hottest day of the week inland and we will gradually pull off. 90s and the cooldown will continue into next week with no major heat in the bay area for us. it is a life-saving story that is coming full circle. up next you will meet a woman who was rescued by a firefighter as a child and now works with that same firefighter to save lives.
it was another successful zip trip for morning on 2. today we took the 9 on the road to the south san francisco. which had with the mayor, went to the original candy shop and sell introduced us to the food and drinks seen. this is something we will do every other friday through the summer. two weeks from now we will be in sunnyvale. and one of the people we profiled during this a trip actually told us a story about when she needed help from the fire department when she was a young girl. >> this happened more than 15 years ago and now she's working in the same fire department that saved her. she's chasing her dreams at the same time. clotting long tells us how he 911 calls started a connection that has lasted to this day. >> reporter: it is about being prepared. for emt sarah buscher it doesn't feel like work. >> i've been working for a year and a half now. >> reporter: @she remembers this is the career she has always wanted. >> kids will fill out the thing in first grade, what you want to do when you grow up and
every one of them said paramedic or firefighter. >> reporter: factory may have been worn when firefighters responded to a 911 call when she was 4 years old. >> two calls in a matter of 12 hours. >> reporter: this captain was on both calls. >> a year or 2 afterwards i go into kindergarten and i come to her the fire station with girl scouts. they are showing us the ambulance and asked us if anybody had ever taken a ride in an ambulance. >> as soon as it was answered a light bulb went on. i looked over and i recognized sarah and her mom. i was like, okay i remember. >> we took two and two together and i was in school with his son, joey. >> reporter: these two families would grow even closer. both joey and sarah they wanted to be firefighters when they grew up. >> i ran into the captain and stuff like that and said i can't wait to come be a firefighter and work for the city and stuff like that.
>> reporter: a few years ago, when captain's son left for college, sarah stayed close to home. >> i finish my associates degree in art started to acknowledgment i did college preservice fire academy as well as my emt certificate. in the fall i will start paramedics all which is a year and a half process. after that i hope to be hired. >> she's not going to quit until she gets it. that is wyatt teller, keep going. >> reporter: while there are no guarantees that she will get to work here in south city once she becomes a paramedic, she is already making her mark as one of only four women in the department. >> it is changing. of course >> the odds of me being on duty at that particular time to be the one who responded to her
house, those are pretty long odds. >> reporter: remarkable when you see where they are today. these are pictures of their two families in d.c. on vacation. and both sarah and captain's on the joey in the blue shirt are still working toward that dream of becoming firefighters. a dream that they are getting closer to every day. clotting long, ktvu fox 2 news. rallies around the bay area this evening after president trump confirmed reports of immigration sweeps across the country this sunday. tonight, some achy sure that people know their rights. >> we are standing in power. the trumwill not terrorize this community. >> many communities are uneducated of the impending immigration sweeps. that evening, i'm heather
holmes. >> i'm andre cedar pick the enforcement action along with the tension of migrants along the border sparking protests across the country today. dozens of people marching in milwaukee were president trump gave a speech entrie. the trump administration says the operation on sunday will focus on families that have been ordered to leave the country. >> they came in illegally and have to go out. we have millions of people, standing in line, waiting to become citizens of this country. they have taken tests and study. they learned english and have done so much. they have been waiting seven, eight, 9 years and some waiting 10 years to come in. it is not fair that somebody walks across the line and can become a citizen. >> tonight the acting head of i.c.e. describing the operation as quote routine and said families will be hous in hotels until they are transferred to detention centers or deported. >> here, activists ramped up efforts to inrm
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