Skip to main content

tv   News at 5pm  FOX  March 3, 2015 5:00pm-6:01pm PST

5:00 pm
details revealed in a nute lawsuit. >> the -- in a lawsuit. >> the lawsuit says the family was left without hours without a doctor after surgery. it says nurses disagreed about what to do. the lawsuit filed today says jahi mcmath's surgeon failed to notify nurses about an anominee dure -- an anomaly. after surgery the lawsuit says nurses told jahi mcmath's mother she had to suction blood coming out of her daughter's mother. today the family's attorney spoke to us from southern california. >> very sad. very -- this never should have happened. this was a risky procedure. if the doctor wanted to do it he should have been monitoring
5:01 pm
closer. >> the family's fight to keep jahi mcmath on life support became the debate. the lawsuit says hospital workers pressured jahi mcmath's mother to sign organ donation forms and at one point it says she was confronted while in the chapel -- while in the chapel praying for jahi mcmath to sign the form. children's hospital oakland said our hearts go out to the family, it is our policy not to comment on pending litigation. the lawsuit does not ask for apusc amount of money. -- for a pacific amount of money. it may be up to the court to decide whether the hospital's actions amount to wrongful death. >> thank you eric rasmussen. you can read more on www.ktvu.com. the parents of three victims who were killed in a
5:02 pm
deadly ramp page near university of california, santa barbara filed a lawsuit. the lawsuit accuses the sheriff's department and the apartment managers where the killer lived of being negligent. and ignoring warning signs about elliot elliot rodger's behave. last may he killed six university of california, santa barbara students and injured 14 other people before killing himself. his first three victims all of whom are from the bay area, his two roommates and one of their friends. a man on his way to work was gunned down this morning. it happened after 7:00 a.m. this morning on the city's east side in the 4700 block. ktvu's paul chambers has the latest in the investigation. >> reporter: after 7:00 a.m. this morning shots were fired in this community. >> i heard shots. and then i came down and the man was shot in front of his car. >> reporter: that man is marcus
5:03 pm
west, jr. neighbors believe he was on his way to work when someone rolled up and shot and killed him. he just became a father but now he is the th person to be shot in oakland this year. a. >> this is just as devastating as the other 17. another young african american male who lost their life to the violence. >> he represents the district where he was killed today and he knew the man. he says there has been a rise in crime in the area which is an additional cause for concern. with the increase in crime they hired private paroles for the -- patrols for the neighborhood but they say the city needs to come together and put an tend to the violence -- an tend to the violence. >> tragedy. we need to stop all this shooting. >> although this won't bring his back, his family says he is
5:04 pm
in a better place. >> i think that he was in peace when he died. after we prayed he took his last breath and that is help to me. >> reporter: that was his grandmother. at 6:00 p.m. more from her, including a statement for why she feels sorry for the person responsible for killing her grandson. paul chambers, ktvu fox 2 news. police released the names of the men shot and killed sunday afternoon. a 22-year-old and a 29-year- old. officially police said they were exchanging contraband with the suspect. he was arrested later. police say he has a criminal record involving drugs. friends say it may have been a gun. a frightening emergency where residents were told to evacuate on foot because of a gas leak. a map of the large evacuation
5:05 pm
area. between john muir park to the north. this occurred about 8:30 a.m. this morning. officials were so concerned they were told to walk out of the area, only bringing essential items with them. the leak was capped two hours late capped two hours later. . in the last three months three airlines decided to ban or limit shipments of lithium ion batteries. ktvu's tom vacar got video that shows dangerous results and he explains why more airlines stop the shipments too. >> reporter: we showed you this video that we battled the department for 13 months for showing how lithium batteries
5:06 pm
can fail. united joined delta in prohibiting the batteries and american also limits the amounts. according to tests, as the batteries begin to fail they begin to over heat and cause failures in other batteries nearby. tests show the bat rays emate explosive toxic gases. and an explosion could blow doors off containers and erupt into a major fire reaching 1100 degrees. despite u.s. airline actions shipping is permitted under safety standards. a law passed by congress forbids the federal government from creating rules that are tougher than those adopted. meaning many airlines will continue to carry the batteries. there have been no fires aboard
5:07 pm
passenger planes but in three cargo plane accidents the batteries are the suspended causes in -- suspected in the causes of the accident. so far there have been 151 incidents of lithiums failing on board a plane or at the airport, many single passenger battery failures. they are standard on tablets, computers, smart phones and cameras and more. you can still bring that on board with you but extra batteries should be in your carry on luggage. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. it is what a lot of us have been waiting for. baseball is back. the first exhibition game in spring training was held today for the giants and a's. they faced off today in mesa, arizona. madison bumgarner and the champions struggled. ktvu's scott reiss is here now.
5:08 pm
it is just exhibition so. >> it is. stay again, baseball is back. >> baseball is back. [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ] >> madison bumgarner not picking up where he left off in october but it is spring training baseball. it is all good. dues rejoice. especially when the giants -- cause to rejoice special when the giants and a's play. madison bumgarner was too busy serving up balls. he hit two home runs. went 3-3. tim lincecum uncorks the wild pitch. struck out two in one inning of work. the giants home-run, adam duval. it is only march. a's win 9-4. and coming up at 6:00 p.m. we will hear from bruce bochy on madison bumgarner's perform
5:09 pm
and we look ahead to my weekend at spring training. i am fired up. i will be there sunday. >> thank you. california's sierra nevada no pack is below normal and on track to be the lowest on record since 1991. water content is the second lowest for early march on record. >> in general conditions are very, very grim. even if we -- i mean, we are not going to get significant storm activity to bring us out of the drought. >> officials say the water will end with a low amount of snow pack. the snow supplies a third of the water needed.
5:10 pm
today's snow pack results coincided with a report that showed water conservation slipped. water conversation declined from 22% in december to 8.8% in january. with january being a very dry month officials say it is clear more people were watering outdoors. in two weeks they will consider renewing regulations that would restrict outdoor water use. a vote today to curve skateboarding in a bay area county. the restricted areas. >> a climbedb in temperatures through the week. -- a climb in temperatures through the week. >> and a look inside the ferry building before they celebrate a anniversary. try our kfc bucket and popcorn nuggets meal. these don't even come with a toy and i don't care.
5:11 pm
5:12 pm
5:13 pm
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu gave law makears warning today during a meeting of congress. he says the nuclear weapon deal they are pursuing with iran could back fire. while his visit is historic it is increased attention between him and the obama administration. the latest from washington. >> reporter: in a speech to congress israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu challenged the u.s.' approach to clamping down on iran's nuclear ambitions saying military action or sanctions would be more effective. >> this is a bad deal. >> reporter: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warns the deal brokered by the u.s. with iran will guarantee tehran gets nuclear weapons. negotiators are aiming for a
5:14 pm
break through. iran says the program is intendedtended for peaceful purposes only. >> we all have a responsibility to consider what will happen with iran's capabilities are unrestricted. >> his address is fraining -- straining israel's relation with the obama administration. the leader side stepped the white house. seen as a breach of protocol. some 50 lawmakers boy caughted the speech but house minority leader nancy pelosi attended and was critical of his remarks. >> i love israel very much. i value the importance of the relationship between israel and the united states. >> reporter: president obama declined to meet with him siting israel's elections and democrats charged he is using the address to get voters back home. >> now he can go home to his
5:15 pm
campaign and say he lectured congress and the american people and things we didn't know. >> reporter: along some of the guests were a holocaust survivor and the patriots owner and a backer of republican candidates. fox news. president obama says israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not offer viral alternatives with negotiations with iran. he said his ideas would lead to no deal at all. the president is not meeting with him but he did comment on the speech. >> i did have a chance to look at the transcript. and as far as i can tell there was nothing new. the prime minister pointed out the bond between the united states, america is unbreakable and i agree. >> president obama reacted in
5:16 pm
the oval office while meeting with ash carter. after israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke the house passed a bill to fund department of homeland security through the end of the fiscal year. all democrats and 75 republicans voted for it. speaker of the house john boehner pushed the bill over the objections of conservatives. the vote everts a partial shut down of department of homeland security friday night. it was a turning point in san francisco history. back in 1915 the city hosted the international exposition. 20million people came to see san francisco. now 100 years later the city is celebrating that moment by giving the ferry building a new look. ktvu's allie rasmus lives from san francisco with a -- live from san francisco with a rare
5:17 pm
look. >> reporter: decorated with 1915. that was year of the expo. it also has a thousand lights strung up around the clock tower. an hour from now they will turn on the lights or the switch to the lights. before that they will have a celebration. you can see some people are even wearing 1915 costumes. earlier today we went inside the ferry building to talk to the people who made this project happen. >> reporter: behind blocked doors, 7 stories above the ground it is the clock that makes him tick. [ bells bringing ] >> west clock. >> somebody who climbs hard to
5:18 pm
access places. flight poles, clock towers. >> he took us inside to show us what he has been working on for the past few months. >> we are looking at 9. >> reporter: the numbers 1915. he put them in place a couple weeks ago. >> 26-foot plus wide. >> reporter: decorated the tower in a thousand lights to commemorate the anniversary of the international exposition and recreate the way the building looked a century ago. in 1915 it put san francisco on the world stage. >> 20 million people dime san francisco -- came to san francisco. >> reporter: touring the dozens of palaces and buildings built in the marina district. she made it her work studies the history. >> this is my grandma and
5:19 pm
grandfather. >> that is where they courted. they were holding hands and strolling. learning about each other. >> reporter: he came up with the $88,000 needed to light up the ferry building. her drive and hard work helped make this happen. >> i feel really blessed. feel really lucky that i am able to be part of the history of san francisco. >> reporter: back in 1915 it lasted for 10 months. once they turn the lights on tonight they will remain on from -- every night from now till december 4. the ceremony will start an hour from now and we will cover it and check back with you. back to you. >> can't wait to see it. it will be beautiful. thank you. pretty cool to be up there. make sure to visit www.ktvu.com to see our slide show about the world's fair. if you want to head to the city
5:20 pm
to enjoy the ceremony, not a bad day to be outside. rosemary orozco is in the weather center. >> gorgeous out there. seasonal. we will have this weather for tomorrow and then we get into a warming trend into your bay area weekend. step outside. take a look at a few clouds passing over the bay area. we got this shot from san rafael. a very nice, quiet day. a little bit of active weather yesterday. but for today it was plenty of sunshine and temperatures rebounded. a few degrees warmer than yesterday. 66 this afternoon concord. 55 napa. 63 san francisco. low 60s for the peninsula ask 64 -- and 64 for san jose. tomorrow warmer than today and then again we will see a warm up into thursday and friday and into your weekend. right now the clouds we showed you with the view coming in from north to south.
5:21 pm
this is off shore. this is all we are going to see out of that. winds light. they have been light for most of the day. a breeze at sfo, 16 miles per hour. 12 hayward and san jose breeze at 10 miles per hour. a look at the current conditions. temperatures beginning to slide. sun sets after 6:00 p.m. today. 57 degrees right now in napa. 56 san francisco. upper 50s hayward. 60 degrees for oakland. into the evening hours, partly cloudy skies tonight. if you want to go out to san francisco to see the lighting you will have good weather. cooling off again into the evening hours. sunny and mild tomorrow and temperatures rebounding into the 70s for many of us into the second half of the week. a look at the numbers for tomorrow morning. a lot like what we had this morning. 47 degrees in oakland. 41 santa rosa. and 42 for san jose. afternoon highs tomorrow, mid-
5:22 pm
60s. today a lot of low 60s. tomorrow warmer. 67 sonoma. 66 san rafael. 68 castro valley. 67 hayward. south bay, mild to warm. 70 gilroy. 67 santa clara. 68 san jose. peninsula will be a beautiful day, 67 redwood city. 65 san francisco. low 60s pacifica, half moon bay. the extended forecast, the warming trend. right now temperatures where they should be. from 5-10 degrees warmer into the weekend with dry weather through the weekend. next chance at rain looks to be mid-week next week, tuesday, perhaps wednesday. we will track that. >> thank you. good news tonight in the fight against ebola. the steps being taken right now to make sure the u.s. is prepared if it spreads again. >> new at 6:00 p.m. controversy over a construction project along a busy san
5:23 pm
francisco street. the vote today and what it could beer mean for -- what it could mean. >> and new at 6:00 p.m. the protest that shut down a major highway near the bay area. for over 60,000 california foster children a pair of new shoes is a small but important gift. to help, sleep train is collecting new shoes of all sizes. bring your gift to any sleep train and they'll be given to a local foster child in need.
5:24 pm
life's morning multitasking. it's multiple ideas for growing families and drawers with many layers to show exactly what you need. life's the food that brings us together. and kitchens where every meal is the
5:25 pm
most important of the day. justice department review found racial patterns in the ferguson, missouri police department court and jail. the investigation is in response to the deadly police shooting of michael brown.
5:26 pm
it sparked months of protests nationwide. officers used force against blacks and blacks were stopped more frequently by police in ferguson, missouri. and charged with petty crimes more often. investigators found racially charged e-mails that were circulated among the police department and court employees. the report could be leased as soon as tomorrow. the fight against ebola in west africa continues but it is slowing and a vaccine could be on the horizon. officials say it is largely under control. infections dropped from 900 a week at the height of the crisis to 100 now. officials say they are testing two ebola vac venes but the -- vaccine but the process is slow. >> there were some concerns it is becoming a drug company, that was never the plan.
5:27 pm
>> the european union is hosting a ebola conference where there is a call for the community to remain committed to help end the outbreak and rebuild the economy. pleasanton is expected to approve backyard bee keeping tonight. several other cities allow people to have bee hives but they have had a ban for 90 years. officials saythy don't expect -- say they don't expect a run on permits. bee keepers will tell you bout bees we -- without ball threes we wouldn't have many of our fruits and vegetables. this is not a sign you like to see at a fire station. how this could help staff these empty stations, and why the
5:28 pm
money is sparking concerns tonight. >> also cracking down on skate boards. the new rules to restrict where people can ride. >> a deadly shooting, a police chase and a crash into home. what an officer heard that prompted the pursuit.
5:29 pm
5:30 pm
5:31 pm
the vote was quick today in san jose but the decision to go after grant to hire more firefighters isn't as cut and dry. took 2 minutes for the city counsel to deny the move forward to apply for a federal grant to hire more firefighters. the department struggles to return to prerecession levels. ktvu's azenith smith is live at a empty fire station in san jose. while it may seen seem like a no brainer there are concerns. >> reporter: yeah. you can see by the sign firefighters are not available at this station. the mayor is concerned when the money runs out will the city be able to fund the new hires. >> i don't know why they built a fire station if they are not going to use it. >> question a lot of people are asking. when the economy tanked in 2011
5:32 pm
the city of san jose couldn't afford to keep fire houses open and had to make cuts. the city counsel approved applying for a federal grant that could help restore staffing levels. >> we are trying to get back to the peak staffing, 758. currently we are at 679. [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: a handful of the 33 fire stations in the city do not have fire engines. it would help pay for 14 new firefighters and could put engines back in service. it is certainly needed. the fire department failed to meet its goal of spaning to calls in -- respond to calls in 8 minutes 90% of the time. san jose mayor admits the fire department could be better staffed but he is cautious on
5:33 pm
how the city will be able to pay for the firefighters in the long haul. >> the goal is to grow the firefighter and police force and continue growing it. not taking money to hire and then losing the money and watching the firefighters leave. >> reporter: as the city looks to find permanent funding people hope to see fire stations up and running since thousands of new homes will be built here. >> there is dry brush around here. with the drought. >> reporter: the city will know later this year if they get the grant money. the fire department has been successful in getting the money the past two years. >> the waiting continues. thank you. police are questioning three people about a deadly shooting after they were seen speeding away from the scene and crashed into a home. a man was shot and killed around 11:00 p.m.
5:34 pm
last night. an officer heard the shot and saw a car speeding away. that ended initiation and ended -- in a chase and ended when the car crashed into home. >> i had no idea it was in my garage because it was -- i didn't even go out at first. i was so scared and i was looking out the window. i kept saying don't go out there. >> police found a gun that may have been tossed from the car. snow word on the identity of the -- no word on the identity of the victim. this is antioch's first homicide of the year. new home for thousands of californians. new numbers reveal more people are signing up to be organizen donors. -- organ donors. ktvu's maureen naylor has more on what may be behind the increase. >> reporter: sometimes it is
5:35 pm
hard to relax. >> all the time. i pray all the time. >> reporter: she prays a normal life is around the corner for her daughter. >> i have been waiting five years for a kidney. >> reporter: she is one of 23,000 california residents waiting for a life saving organ donation. she takes five different medications. and four times a week she hooked up to this dialysis machine. >> my husband has a kidney transplant and it is my son. talking about why whole family. >> reporter: they are encouraged by new numbers released to ktvu that reveal an increase in the number of people registering to be organ donors and it may be thanks to a new law that epis undocumented residents get driver's licenses. 110,000 people registered and 50,000 signed up to be donors
5:36 pm
which is a 30% increase compared to last year. the ceo of the california transplant donor network say it is too early to tie it to the new driver's licenses. >> it means we have more people who are potential donors. >> that means more hope that hopefully i will find a match and be able to get back to a normal life. >> reporter: one organ donor could save up to 8 lives. if you are interested in registers we put the information on www.ktvu.com. in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu fox 2 news. contra costa county supervisors approved a raise for themselves this morning but it is a smaller one than last year. they settled on a 7% raise instead of the controversial 33% raise.
5:37 pm
they created a committee to study the best ways to determine appropriate salaries. other counties pay salaries similar to a state judge. the increase takes effect on june 1. san francisco general is getting a donation and it is also getting a new name. >> the trial of suspected boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev moves forward as a jury is seated and a bay area father is there. >> and protesters gather outside lapd headquarters protesting the shooting death of a homeless man. the new information we are learning about that man's past.
5:38 pm
5:39 pm
the engineer who was injured in last week's southern california train crash died. he was the longest tenured engineer working in the industry for 40 years. he was one of 28 people hospitalized after tuesday's crash. the train derailed after hitting a truck abandon on the tracks. dozens of protesters went to the los angeles police department headquarters today protesting the police shooting
5:40 pm
of a homeless man this weekend. >> the demonstrators said they want a complete investigation and accountability. authorities identified identified the man as a french national who served time for a violent bank robbery in 2000. police say he had violated probation. more now. >> reporter: a group of leaders in los angeles is calling for an independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of a homeless man on skid row. >> the mayor, the police chief, the city counsel, you need act now because we are sick and tired. this is the last straw. >> reporter: look at this. captured on surveillance video. >> the dudeswu on the copch -- the dude swung on the cop. >> reporter: police were investigating a robbery at the time and tried to talk to the suspect and the man grabbed for
5:41 pm
the officer's gun. >> officers used tasers to subdue the man. however the tasers had little effect. >> reporter: there is evidence showing the gun was engaged, indicating a struggle took place. >> a round has been partially ejected. >> reporter: the officer involved shooting comes during increased attention over killings by police leading to protests across the country. the mayor says an investigation is underway. >> officers face danger on our streets. not to draw any conclusions before we finish the investigate. >> reporter: they have begun an investigation into the incident. a crack down on skateboarders. the restrictions that could limit where skaters could ride and why officials have no choice to impose them. >> and the 49ersare taking a
5:42 pm
chance on a new player. -- 49ers are taking a chance on a new player. the rugby star tapped to play in the nfl. >> dry, warmer weather heading to the bay area. a look at what you can expect for tomorrow and when temperature said reach into the 70s coming up -- temperatures reach into the 70s coming up. female narrator: for over 60,000 california foster children a pair of shoes is a small but important gift. my shoes have a hole in them. first.
5:43 pm
5:44 pm
new at 5:00 p.m. a new ordinance is on the books that cracks down on
5:45 pm
skateboarders. ktvu's john sasaki shows us the spots where skateboarding is off limits. >> at the skate park skaters work their skills on the different terrain. >> so many different things you can do. you can bring it to the platform. >> reporter: sometimes skaters don't have time to make it to the park or they want to try something different. a popular place is the courthouse steps. >> that is a super spot. seen as a home base. >> that can mean putting government property to use for unconventional purposes. >> beauty in everything you can see. no reason this should go to waist. >> reporter: but an ordinance would ban it and fine violaters. >> the reason we are concerned, not because of damage but due to liability. >> reporter: one advocate denounced the idea. >> we believe that there is
5:46 pm
over criminalization of different activities and here is another example of that. >> reporter: the measure passed unanimous. skaters are not happy. >> i think that is very lame. i am curious how that will go down. >> this is really -- be happy we are not trying to -- in the streets or anything. trying to do something. something positive. >> reporter: it takes effect in 30 days. it is unclear how much the fines will be. john sasaki, ktvu fox 2 news. san francisco 49ers are taking a chance on a new player with no background playing football. yesterday a rugby star announced his plans to join the 9ers after the team offered him $100,000. >> 2015 i am going to be a san francisco 49er. [ cheers and applause ]
5:47 pm
>> he says 49ers head coach's experience helped him make the distinction to join the team. -- the decision to join the team. he was the 2014 player of the year. while he is guaranteed $100,000 he still must compete for a spot on the team. >> interesting to see how it turns out. all right. let's check in with our meteorologist rosemary orozco. excited to see the weather in the bay area. >> sunny. mild to warm. it is hard to hate the type of weather we have although we know we could use the rain and the snow. i want to look at the snow pack survey. they touched on this that top of the hour, if you want to see it here, the northern sierra 16% of normal. central 20% and southern 21%. that is the latest survey from today and if things don't
5:48 pm
change dramatically we will continue into drought for a fourth connective year. our bay area rainfall, we are doing a lot better than in the sierra. santa rosa 83% of normal. 88% of normal in san francisco and san jose still 100% of normal. next chance of rain is mid-next week. we have dry weather is in the forecast for the rest of the week. here is a shot of the satellite view. clouds over head. coming from a system that is off shore. not going to bring us anything else. into the week ahead, temperatures beginning to climb. today we were warmer than yesterday. tomorrow warmer than today. and thursday into the weekend, 70s in the forecast. a few upper 70s around the monterey area and parts of the south bay. 57 degrees napa. 63 concord. 63 palo alto and fremont.
5:49 pm
oakland 60 degrees. temperatures beginning to slide as we get closer to sunset. 6:00 p.m. these days. tomorrow morning like this morning. cool in the valleys. 41 napa. 40 livermore. and 41 around redwood city with 40s and low 50s around the bay. 66 in vallejo tomorrow afternoon. 65 san francisco. mid-60s novato. south, mid-60s. 69 san jose. 70 gilroy. 69 los gatos. 60s along the coast. 68 santa cruz. 63 degrees half moon bay. the extended forecast with the bay area in view, starting with tomorrow and moving into the second half of the week. temperatures begin to climb. right now, where we should be when it comes to the temperatures. second half, 5-10 degrees above the norm and the bay area
5:50 pm
weekend look goods. >> a guilty pleasure. >> it is. >> thank you. on this date 57 years ago ktvu fox 2 news went on the air and we come a long way. our broadcast were simple back then and ktvu fox 2 news became more sophisticated. ktvu fox 2 news was the first independent news station in the bay area. roller derby was also a big hit. there is the wrestling there. remember that? over the year we added more and more newscasts. in the first days the news was just 15 minutes long and it was, of course, at 10:00 p.m. at night. we posted our favorite pictures from over the years on www.ktvu.com. log on to take a look that slide show. a family is in boston tonight as a jury isflect the
5:51 pm
boston marathon bombings trial -- jury is in the boston area for the boston marathon bombings trial. >> how a grant from facebook will transform a trauma center. >> new at 6:00 p.m. new developments in the killing of a woman in her home as one of the suspects goes before a judge. >> also new at 6:00 p.m. new details about a scandal involving cal fire. what one official is accused of doing with his state cell phone and car. female narrator: for over 60,000 california foster children a pair of shoes is a small but important gift. my shoes have a hole in them.
5:52 pm
i can barely fit in these anymore. i hope no one would notice. they hurt my feet. i never had new shoes before. to help, sleep train is collecting new shoes of all sizes. bring your gift to any sleep train, and they'll be given to a local foster child in need. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child.
5:53 pm
5:54 pm
after selection process that took two months a jury is now seated in the boston marathon bombings trial. the panel of 12 jurors and 6 alternates was chosen this morning. suspected boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev faces 30 charnels. he and his brother -- charges. he and his brother detonated two bombs in the boston marathon killing three people and injuring 260 others. the older brother was killed after the bombings in a shoot out with police. if convicted he could face the death penalty. the father of a bay area child who was injured in the bombing is waiting to testify. he was waiting at the finish line when the bombs went out. he was feet away from a boy who
5:55 pm
was killed and suffered serious leg injuries. his father says he is in boston till further notice. gift by facebook founder justin christian is set -- by mark zuckerberg is set to transform san francisco general. ktvu's david stevenson says supervisors accepted a grant from him and what this means for the trauma center and visitors. >> reporter: a gift that is meant to change and help save a lot of lives. >> it is really a game changer for us. >> i am excited and i know a number of you are as well. >> reporter: the city's board of supervisors voted to accept a $75,000,000.50 $75 million -- $750 billion gift from facebook founder mark zuckerberg. >> we are now able toacquit the -- to acquit the hospital with the state -- to acquit the
5:56 pm
hospital with the state of the art equipment. . >> reporter: soon babies born here will have the facebook's founder's name on their birth certificates. >> not bad. i guess he has the money to do it. 75million? if i had it i would do it too. >> he could be fill anthropic -- this is a public hospital and should stay with that. >> reporter: san francisco general hospital foundation ceo says donor recognition is critical. [ indiscernible ] >> it is a change but not a drastic one. >> reporter: the name will
5:57 pm
start showing up later on this year. in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu fox 2 news. the number of babies born by in-vitro fertilization is rising with fewer multiple births. women are opting to implant fewer embryos. they published the success rate. depends on age and whether you use fresh or frozen eggs. the ktvu fox 2 news at 6:00 p.m. starts now. we begin with breaking new. we learned asiana airlines reached a settlement with
5:58 pm
dozens of parishes board the -- passengers aboard the flight that crashed at san francisco international airport. an agreement with 72 people who filed claims. there is no word on a dollar amount. dozens of other cases are still pending. on july 6, 2013 the plane clipped the sea wall at sfo, cart wheeled and crashed. three students were killed. 200 others were injured. good evening. i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. to oakland. a father on his way to work was shot and killed outside his home and tonight as investigators search for clues family and friends are in mourning. >> i saw him take his last breath. i prayed with him. >> police in oakland are searching tonight for the
5:59 pm
gunman in the deadly shooting. it happened after 7:00 a.m. this morning on the east side of the city. ktvu's paul chambers is live now at headquarters. what can you tell us you learned about this case? >> reporter: we asked police several times to comment on this case, they are being very light lipped about it. not giving information about a suspect. but the grandma of the man killed today feels sorry for the people who are responsible. >> i saw his body. i covered him up with a blanket and put a towel over his head. >> reporter: she is talking about her grandson who was shot and killed after 7:00 a.m. this morning. >> i heard shots. and then i came down and the young man was shot in front of his car. >> i think that he was in peace when he died. because after we prayed he took his last
6:00 pm

98 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on