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back to kron. 4 news at 5 michael lopretta us alleged killer made her first appearance in court today. 24 year-old calorie a strange is accused of killing the 19 year-old mad. >> last week in fairfield police say it happened during a private car sale that was coordinated online and investigators say that credit was shot to death when he went to make that purchase. it's something his family says was routines. he would often meet up with people to close online arrangements, kron four's phillipe spoke with the victim's family outside court. >> 24 year-old kamaria strange is appearance in fairfield superior court lasted less than 10 minutes tuesday
afternoon. her attention focused on the judge never making eye contact with 19 year-old michael lopretta. his mother, jessica treat with the rest of his family and friends in the courtroom. my heart still counting kind of seeing strange for the first time. nauseating moments for a treat. >> she sat in court with her husband and michael stepfather. sean treated, both saying it's important commit to having a visible presence as this case moves forward just to speak you. i don't know what that looks like. just jet streams did not enter a plea during her appearance. the judge accepting her public defenders request to postpone the arraignment. bail is off the table at the end of the proceedings. the prosecution confirming with the judge that they do not intend to pursue the death penalty. a decision michael's mother supports. it doesn't bring him back. they have a family chanced ranges, family and friends declined to speak with us on thursday
afternoon. fairfield police say kamaria strange killed michael during a meeting arranged online. >> nation to fairfield where he intended to buy a car from the defendant at some point, shots were fired and the deal turned deadly. his family disputes any characterization of the incident as a robbery gone wrong. what robbery goes right robbery is not okay. it's not normal. and by saying this is a robbery gone wrong. >> it normalizes that that's ok and it's not ok and. >> that that that bothers us mari a strange is due back in court friday in fairfield feliepe to go all kron. 4 news. >> and a quick look now at some of the other news happening across the bay area today starting in the east bay where a walnut creek that has been arrested accused of killing his mother. it happened just after 5 o'clock in the morning on monday, walnut creek. police say they found 74 year-old darlene rauf suffering from stab wounds said home on jones road. she
was pronounced dead at a local hospital. police arrested her son 41 year-old nicholas rauf on suspicion of murder while police have not released details on a motive. they did say that this was an isolated incident between family members. staying in the spade drivers can now complete dmv tasks using self-service kiosks in post offices. there are 5 new locations across the state. one is in the east bay inside the post office on 7th street in oakland. this takes out a trip to the dmv office for some people drivers can renew their registration or get a vehicle record. other things right there at the post office. these functions are available and different languages. >> valley man facing criminal charges for participating in the january 6th riot at the u.s. capitol is seeking asylum in belarus. this is according to the country's state tv, the man kevin newman of knowledge done an interview that he was at the capitol on january 6 but rejected the charges which
include assaulting police obstruction and other offenses in the interview, newman says that he believes he did not commit any crime, us court documents state that newman stood at the front of a police barricade wearing a red make america great again hat as a mob of pro trump rioters tried to force past officers. prosecutors say that newman taunted and screamed at the police before putting a gas mask over his face and threatened. one officer saying police would be overrun by the crowd. he has since been traveling across europe and says that he crossed illegally into belarus to seek asylum. belarus does not have an extradition treaty with the u.s. and we're learning that the body of a woman found in hawaii. more than 40 years ago. belong to a bay area woman valerie and was from san mateo county. her body was discovered in a park in hawaii back in april of 1978 she had been in hawaii for a few weeks prior to her death. police police are still actively
investigating and $1000 reward is being offered for information on her death. a bay area man was among the thousands of people caught in the chaos of that astroworld music festival in houston friday night. >> 8 people were killed, dozens more injured when the a crush of the crowd suffocated them. hey says gonzales from san jose says he watched as first responders tried to save people. in fact, he says he helped carry an injured person to a medical tent. >> as i was leaving us, someone was screaming for help and so then i picked her up and i took it to them at 10. and when i when i when i got one certain spot. i notice that someone was giving compressions to another person and you honestly that knee. for me. going to be things you don't see that. you know, you don't think these people are dying. you just you think that, you know, the the past hour, just a hot, you know. >> meanwhile, at least one criminal investigation is now underway looking into whether safety measures were ignored before the concert started
more than 8 teen. other lawsuits have been filed against the concert promoter and the performers markie martin has the latest. >> authorities continuing to come through the chaos of astroworld. at the height of the deadly crowd surge. rapper travis scott briefly mentioning fans needing help. >> but kept playing for nearly 40 the artist receiving swift blowback from fans who pointed out how other performers have handled this before. >> from the foo >> little here and lincoln park. someone what do you do. >> tony buzbee is one of the lawyers suing show organizers his client's costa's lost their son. they claim the
concert was doomed from the start. >> does that look organized. well run. does that look like somebody took the time effort. energy to properly plan a concert to keep the individuals who pay their money and a 10 safe. does that look like under chaos. but in the end who will be held responsible since didn't injure anyone we're talking about liability based and not doing sandra guerra thompson is a law professor at the university of houston. >> she thinks live nation will ultimately take the brunt of legal ramifications so there's question >> you have an obligation to do something. but but the issue here is whether he had a obligation to act and that is not clear that he does. if criminal charges are filed. thompson says they could range from assault to negligent homicide. >> possibly even manslaughter. >> markie martin news nation.
>> time check and we are looking, of course, things clearing out around the bay area at least rain was still a lot of lingering clouds. the sierra they had a ton of snow up there. in fact, that here's a live look at donner summit. the trucks are moving along pretty well right now the cars passed by the snow winding on down. and boy, they've had as much as a couple of feet of snow across the higher sierra nevada. things begin to quiet down a little bit up there right now, which is supposed good news, though, as we get ready for the weekend. it could be some fresh snow to ski on up there almost lopes up toward a civil right now. we've got mostly cloudy skies. the clouds continuing outside. in fact, some dense fog early tomorrow morning. partly cloudy as we get toward the afternoon about 62 degrees downtown san francisco 59 in the sunset, the mixture of fog and some sunshine along the coastline. a little cool up toward the beaches inside the bay a little bit warmer in the millbrae 64 degrees 65 degrees in burlingame about 67 degrees in san carlos 66 in woodside
of mild in the south bay tomorrow starting out with some patchy fog early on. but staying dry throughout the day, 60 degrees in campbell about 6 to 7 in santa clara about 68 in san jose east bay. you have to watch out for some dense fog early tomorrow morning to the tri valley, possibly the concord. then we'll start to slowly clear things out of things. clear out and temperatures look a lot nicer as we head toward the afternoon. 69 degrees in fairfield. you're sticking up to about 67 in the napa valley. back along the coastline. those temperatures generally in the low 60's next couple days. we're going to see a return to high pressure that ridge warm those temperatures up in the 70's staying dry into the weekend, although a few more clouds as we head in towards saturday and sunday we will have more news when we come back.
>> that's end of an era in the south bay as one of the all-time greats. on the pitch is kicked his final goal, san jose earthquakes star chris wondolowski announcing his retirement after 17 year. mls career. what career the danville native de la high product is the league's all-time leader in goals with a 171. but that is just one of his many accomplishments. wando also as more game winning goals than any other player in league history. he was named the league's mvp in 2012. >> he's a two-time mls cup champ today. the 5 time all-star said he absolutely has no regrets in his career. and even though we flirted with retiring in 2020. he says he knew he had to stay one more season to play in front of the san jose fans one more time.
>> last year felt they gave me especially with the team is. and though those commit no-brainer coming back in this year, though, having the fans and being able to. to experience it with them being able to celebrate with that made it special and that mated, you know, kind of give me some closure as well. you know, that this is a great a great evening for. >> yeah. one dough 38 right even though he's hanging up his cleats. wando will not be going far. he's staying with the quakes as a special assistant to the general manager it. no doubt. still ahead, after months of negotiating and finally passing the infrastructure bill. president biden. >> still has not signed. it will take a look at the possible reaso
get the best result possible. >> america is still waiting for president biden to sign the infrastructure bill. after months of democratic infighting, the house finally sync up with the senate. they got something done passing a trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill. house speaker nancy pelosi pump. the brakes, though, on a vote for the build back better plan to appease house want to see a congressional budget office score first. >> we expect the information we receive that we received to be in line. what we've seen from the treasury department. the price tag is going to be a heck of a lot higher than la what's been advertised.
>> delaying the vote on the build back better. bill caused the 6 democratic squad members says their call to reject the hard infrastructure piece, 13 republicans stepped in to help pass it. but they now face threats and anger from their own party. >> they have done is create a pathway for joe biden's a job killing socialist agenda to be pass here in the united states. we've actually undermined alexander cause. you're cortez and the socialist wing of the democratic party from being able to hold infrastructure hostage. >> and and now they've lost their leverage. >> so the timing of the cbo score. it actually could be problematic. it could take up to 2 weeks to come back and democrats already have a lot on their plate. 2 members of congress were in the south bay today along with local leaders. they were celebrating the recent passage of this infrastructure bill. they were sharing specific details which they say californians need to
know our kathryn it is here now with more on that. hi, kathy. know what you know, the lawmakers are saying vicki and grant. it is really emportant for people in the bay area and beyond. >> to know that the infrastructure bill will do a lot for california. they wanted to spell it out and they want people to know that boils down to more than a general understanding that it's good for things like roads and bridges. so at a news conference in san jose. political leaders were talking about the federal money that will lead not only to better roads but money for safer, water supplies, better wi-fi, access and transportation projects that will help lead to more housing. senator alex padilla got specific with some of the numbers. >> california will re more than 25 billion dollars to repair our roads and highways over 600 million dollars our transportation system for extreme weather. and while >> we know there are parts of our community, even here in santa clara county where
high-speed internet does not exist. then you can go and find out where that is. when you see parents with their kids in a car outside a mcdonald's so their kids can do their homework. that should thousands of homes. formal homes are planned along the west corridor. >> from here downtown heading west. we are saying explosion. growth and development here in the downtown, of course, all that depends on one simple that is infrastructure. >> california will get to roughly 45 billion dollars from this legislation in coming years. money will also go to expanding the state's charging network for electric cars and cleaning up contaminated drinking water, vicki and grant. thank you, catherine. moving on to the weather. let's take a live look outside. there's a trans america period mid those standing there. >> probably in the faga said
looking at. >> kind of the kind of an eerie scrase sky right here we are at 5.49 the time change. hard to believe. yeah. but yeah, we were talking about the fog that to lee fought. well favorites that's tough to go radiation funding that is dangerous stuff there. but you've got to be careful as you're going to see some of that radiation fog developing tonight. >> so much moisture left over from the rain drops yesterday and this morning and well, things are tailing off now, but that fog is going to be left behind high pressure is going to start to sneak in here is that ridge builds in that is going to dry out our weather pattern. the jet stream begin to lift to the north. that means that we'll see some dry weather for the foreseeable future may be well into next week to this one little system coming through about next tuesday. but that's about as close as it's going to get. we may dry out around the 20th or maybe longer than that as we head toward the latter part of the month that fog. yeah. we'll see plenty that overnight tonight. in fact, a lot of the valley, especially inland. you get into the napa valley, you get to the delta in the concord area in little more watch out late tonight, early tomorrow
morning. we've got commuter lee between about 4, 6 or so. that was pretty thick fog out there early on. it's could be some of that patchy stuff. so you're driving along all of a sudden it's nice and clear and then you run into some real dense fog and visibilities drop down next to nothing in a short amount of time. we have toward the afternoon, though, of course, things begin to clear out and should very nice as we head toward the noontime hour temperatures outside right now. a lot of 60's outside kind of muggy around the bay area to but overall things are now quieting down doppler radar showing mostly dry conditions around the bad at bay area. that's the way it is going to stay as high pressure takes over. we're going to see warmer temperatures on the way tomorrow will creep up a little bit more in the upper 60's warm spots inland as we head in toward the next couple days, though, we're back into the 70's. some of the warmest parts of the bay area. >> all right, lawrence, coming up next, we'll hear from and the city star sarah jessica the city star sarah jessica parker about the long-awaited hi honey! hi mommy! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. hush little baby...don't say a word...
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>> entertainment news tonight. the highly anticipated and the city reboot is coming to hbo. max in december. but there is already a little bit of controversy. sure. you want some drama, right. entertainment. tonight's kevin frazier has details on the trilogy. kevin. >> you know the king grant. we've seen the cast of and just like that shooting scenes all over new york last night. sarah jessica parker just announce that she's finished last >> carry just rafts.
>> sjp posted her final stroll down the studio hallway on her instagram stories. she didn't drop any show secrets, but she did recently tell our michelle turner, what interested her about kerry's return. i would like to see where carrie and big are right now. i'd like to of them are curious. the world has changed even since the move into those characters never talked about social media. just think would be really interesting and just also politics and me too movement and time's up. >> i think a drive to would be just child. greedy to have to feelings and thoughts. the 56 year-old shared her feelings about social media invokes december issue firing back at ages comments about her graying here in and just like that. she said, quote, there's so much miss ida is cheddar in response to us. that would never happen. >> about a man. >> gray here. great here. gray here. does she have gray hair. i'm sitting with andy cohen and he has a full head of gray here and he's it. why is it ok
for him. sjp continues. it almost feels as if people don't want us to be perfectly ok with where we are and tune in to e t tonight. we have the latest on the astroworld tragedy. more lawsuits are being filed. plus, we have a concert safety expert to teach you how to protect yourself in crowd gets out of control for entertainment tonight. i'm kevin frazier. gray hair due to some the. wisdom. rocky, right. yeah. nothing wrong with a little salt and pepper. that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. thanks for being with us this hour. keep it here, though. a lot more news ahead tonight on kron 4 news. >> gray hair. i guess i hope better than no hair. although comey, my dad wishes he had minor to the music is starting and thanks guys. tonight is 6. of its covid booster for all
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4 news at 6. >> now it's 6 pies are seeking authorization for from the fda for its covid booster shot for anybody age 18 or older. the company submitting early results of a booster study involving 10,000 people. it shows a booster shot could restore protection against symptomatic infection to nearly 96%. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm pam moore. and i'm ken wayne currently those 65 years or older are eligible for a booster as well as those aged 18 and up who live in long-term care settings have underlying medical conditions or. >> who work in or live in high-risk settings. covid cases and hospitalizations in california are increasing and that has bay area infectious disease experts worried about another winter surge. kron four's, dan kerman, talk to them today for advice on how to protect yourself. he joins us live from ucsf tonight. dan.