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and how that -- means means means for oakland. . >> reporter: murders, gang members, sex offenders. a sweep of the bay area put 137 people behind bars. >> the main one we do now. >> reporter: he advocates for a safer oakland and says the arrests should be a lull in crime. >> i think it is big. a big impact. >> reporter: the u.s. marshals seized guns and drugs too. half of the people arrested were wanted out of oakland. >> when they were allowed to not be caught they will continue to engage in violence in the community. >> reporter: he is one arrest. he is one of 7 killers in the death of chyemil pierce. 30-year-old mother of three was struck by a stray bullet and killed as she tried to shield her children from gunfire. >> travesty. not uncommon. these guys are shooting these guns like they are playing
cowboys and indians. >> reporter: another arrest, the sex offenders who escaped from santa clara county and went on the run. they tracked him down in mississippi. >> never closure till the person that committed the crime faces justice. that is gratifying. >> the high number of arrests in the city where the police department is stretched thin is a big help. he says the lull in crime may not last long. >> with arrests like this is letting them no you can't get away with crime. there is consequences. >> reporter: officials say there is no way to measure the reduction in crime with these people behind bars but it means they won't be adding to the violence. it is just a fraction of the effort that netted 7,000 arrests. >> lot of arrests. thank you very much. the district attorney announced today another suspect has been charged in the killing
of a mother. chyemil pierce was hit by a stray bullet last month when gunfire erupted. 30-year-old mother of three was struck by a stray bullet and killed as she tried to shield her children from gunfire. the district attorney said julian ambrose has been charged with murder, attempted murder. he will be prosecuted as an adult. now to developing news in alameda county. the corner con-- coroner confirmed the body found is that of a missing hiker. he was discovered about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. he was from palo alto. he was reported missing yesterday hiking. it is an area he was familiar with. he hiked there many times before. ktvu's rob roth here now with the sad ending to the search. rob? >> reporter: the coroner had to be flown by helicopter to where the body was discovered and
late today he confirmed that it is that of the hiker missing since yesterday. >> reporter: a team of 45 searchers and 5 dogs scoured the area where he said he was hiking yesterday. a 5-1/2 mile loop in the wilderness. >> this is the area. >> reporter: he hiked the trail many times. he was due to return yesterday, when he didn't his companion called authorities. the such last night turned up -- search last night turned up nothing but this afternoon was different. >> our helicopter was circling one of the highest peaks and they located what appeared to be a body. >> reporter: authorities say the body resembles his picture. the discovery was made 500 feet below the trail. >> that is what we are trying to determine, whether or not he fell or whether or not he was
looking for shelter. >> reporter: he worked part time as a care giver to disabled children and adults. an autopsy is expected within the next few days. >> rob roth reporting live, thank you. new at 6:00 p.m. new rules for ride sharing companies aimed at protecting your personal information. protecting information like credit card numbers, trip data, name and phone numbers. several journalists wrote about uber employees tracking trips of riders. last month they reported hackers accessed account records of uber users and sold them online. >> through their mobile technology revolutionized the way we travel. they generate a tremendous amount of information.
>> if approved it would place limits on the data collecting and prohibit sharing the information and put time restrictions on how long they can hold on to the information. a group of catholics in san francisco is calling on the pope to replace the archbishop. 100 catholics took out a ad in the san francisco chronicle today. they want pope francis to replace archbishop salvatore cordileone. this comes following months of friction over the archbishop's interpretation of church dockren which many wereceive as anti gay and -- perceive as anti-gay and anti-woman. the archbishop said they do not speak for the inspire san francisco catholic community. a spokesman declined comment but pointed us towards a puscission in support of the archbishop -- petition in
support of the archbishop. several told us they oppose his removal. now to the warm weather here in the bay area and as you can see from these beautiful pictures from outside our studios, a very nice day outside. you are looking at oakland. temperatures reached into the 80s. our chief meteorologist bill martin is outside enjoying the weather. doesn't look like it is as winty as it was. >> reporter: it was -- windy as it was. >> reporter: it was howling earlier. i am underneath the camera. what changed, earlier today the temperatures got into the low 80s, winds switched to westerly now. it is cooling things down. not in the 80s anymore. and it is setting us up with a return of the marine layer. oakland 72. that is right. sounds right. after a high of 81 today. 79 walnut creek.
80 in livermore right now. beautiful spring like weather and it will continue to warm. today isn't going to be the warmest day this week. when i come back i will get specific, nice at the beach next couple days. a high surf concern, and breezy conditions into the afternoon hours. i will put that together in time for the weekend. see you back here. >> really nice. thank you. download our ktvu weather app for the latest on the conditions. it is available on apple and android devices. tonight should be a fantastic night for bryan stow. as you know, he is the man who was beaten four years ago on opening day at dodger stadium. he will throw out the first pitch for the home opener of the san jose giants. ktvu's azenith smith on how far he has come on his read to
recovery. >> reporter: this is one of bryan stow's moments. >> it is a dream come true. >> reporter: for three weeks the giants fan has been practicing to throw the first pitch that san jose giants home opener. >> comfortable and throwing accurately is 25 feet. and that is terrific. four years ago he couldn't open his eyes. >> reporter: he relies on yet
they remain positive. >> brian is in the moment. he doesn't think about the past. he doesn't think about the future. we stay in the moment with brian. >> a lot of people didn't think i would live. past the first 24 hours. to be here now is amazing. >> wow! what is next for bryan stow? he hopes to start running and next month he will talk to school kids about bullying. we posted more video of bryan stow practicing. looks great. we posted on our youtube page. >> we were talking, to hear him talk is remarkable how much progress he made. >> absolutely. >> good to see. the will to live again. coming up a little dog stolen, now reunited with his owner. >> i have information on your
dog. >> how social media brought a pet back home. >> plus check this out. a car under this tree and we talked to the woman who was inside that car at the time. boy, did she have a close call. and look now at the thursday night commute. live pictures of 880 clear the coliseum on the right of the screen. and it is -- heavy in both directions. >> and here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. cars heading towards the camera are towards san francisco. going to be a slow ride tonight. back with more in a moment.
new at 6:00 p.m. a story of loss and recovery. a dog stolen from the sidewalk in front of his owners salon has been returned and it is thanks to social media, news reports and leg work. ktvu's noelle walker with how the dog was found. >> reporter: if you had a day like he did you would need a drink too. happy to be back in his companion's arm. happy to be giving kisses. it is this dog -- if this dog could talk what a story he would have to tell. >> i just want my dog back. >> reporter: that was him this morning. >> our dog was taken. >> reporter: trying to get the word out. >> spread the word. >> reporter: after someone swiped him wednesday afternoon. >> coming in in a panic saying the dog was taken.
>> every day he would relax in front of the salon. >> reporter: the whole neighborhood knows him. >> not just my dog, the neighborhood's dog. >> worried about him. >> scared. i feel horrible. >> reporter: he has following on instagram. he gets his picture taken every day. today the picture was on missing posters. >> sad little thing. >> reporter: then the calls started. >> on the leash? >> reporter: a bus driver spotted him. friends peppered the area with posters this afternoon. desperate to get the dog back. >> i hope so. >> reporter: and then the face on the poster was back home with one call. >> she said my name is linda and i have information on your dog. >> reporter: she saw the story and knew the dog her daughter's boyfriend brought home wasn't a
stray but stolen. >> first time i cried out of happiness and not sadness. >> reporter: lost, now found. if only this dog could talk. in berkeley, noelle walker, ktvu fox 2 news. the driver of an suv that crashed in san jose killing two people and injuring three is under arrest. police say the driver lost control of the car about 10:00 p.m. last night and hit a center divide. the impact caused the suv to roll over and it didn't come to a rest till it landed on vta tracks. police say 5 people were inside the car. two died at the scene. three were rushed to the hospital. police arrested the 23-year-old on drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter charges. officials say the tracks were cleared at 3:30 p.m. this morning and the commute was not impacted. the anniversary of the violence against women act. today the family justice center
is receiving special recognition. she heads up the office at the u.s. justice department. she says the center provides a valuable one stop location for victims to access legal, health and other support services. >> we know that this is a problem that is chronic. we know this is a problem that has been going on for a long time and we can only address it by working together in a coordinated fashion. >> officials say in 2012, 14,500 bay area women called 911 to report domestic violence. there are likely thousands more who never made the calls. governor jerry brown met with business leaders to talk about the drought and the water restrictions he ordered. the people represented large water users. all impacted by the drought.
the governor told them how the state deals with this is a work in progress. >> some people are really hurt, farmers, there is going to be wipe outs sometimes, and so therefore we want to make sure we balance what we are doing. >> governor jerry brown said he was glad to hear their ideas and he expects a lot of innovation to come from this. around the bay area, temperatures are on the rise. back to bill now in the weather center. come down from the roof to tell us what to expect into the weekend. >> warmer still. spring is here. it feels like it today. less wind. temperatures are on the increase. numbers today got up there. 80 fairfield, antioch. highs tomorrow mid-80s in these spots. sunsetting further to the south each night as we head towards the summer. going this way. what we are looking at is warmer days next couple days
with the high pressure going over the top of us. it will allow fog to return by tomorrow morning. patchy form and then it will stick around at the coast for the next few days. 80 fairfield. 79 concord. winds easterly earlier today. now they are more out of the west. with the westerly flow we will see the fog return to the coast tonight and tomorrow morning. as you look at the san francisco forecast for friday. week flew by. 63 degrees at lunch. 69 for a day time high. patchy fog anticipated at the cliff house by sun rise. 82 san jose tomorrow. 72 degrees at lunchtime. air quality is good. right now we have the trees, mulberry, oaks and ash are trending high. and grass pollens are coming behind that. in the medium to high range.
trees will start falling off here. extended forecast, a chance of a shower. this is tonight. right? i will run this through into next week. watch what happens. friday. saturday. monday, tuesday, you see that, tuesday, wednesday, thursday we had flurry go through here. that might be something. i see moisture available. if that could organize into something we could see rain into -- right now looks like wednesday, thursday morning. 83 clear lake tomorrow. 80 santa rosa. tomorrow like today but warmer. less wind. 82 danville. 82 pleasanton. nice looking day. air quality is good. it is friday already. nice looking weekend. temperatures warmest tomorrow. but -- well, saturday warmest. i feel like tomorrow might be warmer. i guess inland on saturday and
sunday, antioch, livermore might be warmer. for the general population around the bay, tomorrow is the warmest day. there it is. back it up. grasping too far -- [ laughter ] >> -- graphic too far. [ laughter ] >> i hate to ask this question, long range, you don't see rain? >> i think that is our best bet. the ridge breaks down, something comes in, it is a chance. a lot could happen. >> i hear something in your voice -- [ talking at the same time ] >> allergies? >> sexy? >> um, like that -- >> i am not touching that one -- [ talking at the same time ] >> i think i got a cold. >> thank you. take a look at this. a woman is lucky to be alive after a large tree fell on her car this afternoon. the woman was driving near first avenue and international boulevard when the car trashed
on to her car. rescue crews pulled her out. she was not hurt. the back seat was unoccupied and damaged. if the car was three feet further back the woman would have been hit by the falling tree. >> all of a sudden it fell on me. felt like it kept falling. like falling into the car. smashing it. i don't know, i started thinking am i going to be okay. how much is it going to fall into the car. is it going to hit my head. >> that is one big tree. crews removed it and the road is now clear. >> was she lucky. coming up here, the warriors will open the nba playoffs saturday. we caught up with the players today at practice. >> now to the news room, gasia mikaelian with a look at what we are working on for ktvu fox 2 news at 7:00 p.m. >> we are busy. at 7:00 p.m. a judge in los angeles makes a
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meeting room -- station and a community meeting room. . mark is here now with sports. boy, if the warriors go deep into the the playoffs, man, the bay area is going to go crazy. >> i said that for years. kind of a shame. you win 67 games during the regular season, best regular season they have had and now just throw it out the window. doesn't mean anything till the playoffs begin. this is footage from the warriors practice today in oakland. that is a guy they are happy to see taking his warm up shots. last year at this time he had broken ribs. couldn't play against the clippers and they were eliminated in the first round. nice pass there. he will come through with a bucket last night. last of the regular season against denver. he is healthy but he realizes
67 wins doesn't mean a lot right now. >> 67 wins doesn't mean anything. [ indiscernible ] >> doesn't mean anything. >> this is a team we are not locked in on, you know, our game plan, our execution. they can beat us, we have to be focused every game we play. >> all right. well, you know, open it up. saturday that coliseum. at 12:30 p.m. against the new orleans peles. the a's are off -- cellkens. the a's are off. -- pelicans are pelicans -- pelicans. the a's are off.
>> look at this. indiana versus evansville. he disappeared. not sure if he hung on to the ball -- [ talking at the same time ] >> make a difference in the game? >> he was a boy scout -- [ laughter ] >> that is had sporting life. -- the sporting life. got to believe him. we will see you at 10:00 p.m. everyone. have a great evening. >> good night.
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