23ABC Midday News | Top Stories for November 13, 2019

Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield
Published on November 13, 2019 - Duration: 10:50s

23ABC Midday News | Top Stories for November 13, 2019

A fugitive wanted for a double homicide in Fresno County was arrested here in Bakersfield.

Plus if you're driving on the 99 you're going to notice some more closures but there is one major off-ramp that has re-opened.


23ABC Midday News | Top Stories for November 13, 2019

AT 11AM, I'M DANIELLEKERNKAMP.WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS --WE'RE LEARNING A FUGITIVE WANTEDFOR A DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN FRESNOCOUNTY... WAS ARRESTEDHERE IN BAKERSFIELD.THE U-S MARSHALLS OFFICE ANDBAKERSFIELDPOLICE ARRESTED 42-YEAR-OLD JOSEZEPEDA JR YESTERDAY.IN 2008,PARLER POLICE RESPONDED TOGUNSHOTS AT A PARTY.TWO PEOPLE WERE SHOT AND KILLED,AND THE INVESTIGATIONWAS TURNED OVER TO THE FRESNOPOLICE DEPARTMENT.THE U-S MARSHALS DISCOVEREDZEPEDA HADFAMILY TIES TO KERN COUNTY.YESTERDAY, POLICE IDENTIFIED HIMAT A HOME IN NORTHWESTBAKERSFIELD AND WERE ABLE TOTAKE HIM IN TO CUSTODY.ZEPEDA IS BEING TRANSPORTED TOFRESNO.IF YOU'RE DRIVING ON THE 99 --YOU'RE GOING TO NOTICE SOME MORECLOSURES -- BUT THERE IS ONEMAJOR OFF-RAMP THAT HASRE-OPENED.THE NORTHBOUND 99 OFF RAMP TO24TH STREETOFFICIALLY RE OPENED THISMORNING AFTER BEING SHUT DOWNFOR ABOUT TWO MONTHS.BUT THE OFF RAMP TO CALIFORNIAAVENUE FROM THE99 WILL BE SHUT DOWN FOR 25DAYS.AND STARTING TOMORROW NIGHT --THE OFF RAMP TO BUCK OWENSBOULEVARD WILL ALSO BE CLOSEDFOR 25 DAYS.LET'S CHECK IN NOW WITH 23ABC'SCHIEF METEOROLOGISTELAINA RUSK FOR A FIRST LOOK ATYOUR STORM SHIELDFORECAST.THAT STUBBORN RIDGE OF HIGHPRESSURE IS STILL IN CONTROL,KEEPING US SUNNY AND STAGNANTONCE AGAIN.

SO EXPECTBAD AIR QUALITY AND 80S YETAGAIN TODAY IN THE VALLEY.

MOSTDESERT CITIES SEE THE 80S TODAYTOO WITH A RANGE OF 70S INTHE MOUNTAINS.FOR THE FOURTH TIME IN U-SHISTORY, FORMAL IMPEACHMENTHEARINGS INTO THE ACTIONS OF ASITTING PRESIDENT AREUNDERWAY.TOP U-S DIPLOMAT IN UKRAINE BILLTAYLOR ANDDEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OFSTATE GEORGEKENT ARE THE FIRST TWO WITNESSESIN THE HOUSE'S PUBLICIMPEACHMENT INQUIRY OF PRESIDENTTRUMP.BOTH HAVE PREVIOUSLY TESTIFIEDABOUT HOW TRUMPALLEGEDLY PRESSURED UKRAINE INTOINVESTIGATINGHIS POLITICAL OPPONENT JOEBIDEN.AT ISSUE IS WHETHER TRUMPINTENDED TO USE MILITARY AID FORTHE COUNTRY AS LEVERAGE FOR ANINVESTIGATION.PRESIDENT TRUMP DENIES ANYWRONGDOING.HAPPENING TODAY -- THE PANAMABUENA VISTA UNIONSCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE HOSTINGAN EMPLOYMENT EXPO WITH A WIDERANGE OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES FORBAKERSFIELD RESIDENTS.THE EVENT IS HAPPENING TODAYFROM 3 TO 5 P-M AT THE DISTRICTOFFICE BOARD ROOM ON ASHE ROAD.THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOOKINGTO FILL VARIOUSPOSITIONS INCLUDING SUBSTITUTETEACHERS --- BUSDRIVERS --- AND SPECIALEDUCATION AIDES.YOU CAN FIND A LINK TO REGISTERONLINE AHEAD OF THE EXPO ON THESCHOOL DISTRICT'S FACEBOOK PAGE.IF YOU'VE EVER CONSIDERED ACAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT...THIS COULD BE YOUR CHANCE.BAKERSFIELD POLICE ON FACEBOOKPOSTING ABOUTJOB OPPERTUNITIES AT THEIRAGENCY.THEY SAY THE CITY IS CURRENTLYACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OFPOLICE TRAINEE.THE DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY OFFER APAID ACADEMY THAT PREPARESYOU TO BE ELIGIBLE TO BE HIREDAS A FULL-FLEDGED POLICEOFFICER.YOU CAN APPLY ON THE CITY OFBAKERSFIELD'S WEBSITE.AND, HAPPENING TOMORROW THEREMAINS OF A LATE MARINE WILLRETURN HOME TO BAKERSFIELD -- TOBE BURIED NEAR HIS FAMILY...UNITED STATES MARINE PRIVATEFIRST CLASS JOSEPH ROBERTLIVERMORE OF BAKERSFIELD WILL BEFLOWN TO CALIFORNIA ANDARRIVE AT L-A-X.THE YOUNG MARINE WAS KILLED INCOMBAT IN WORLD WAR IIAND HAD BEEN MISSING IN ACTIONFOR 76 YEARS.STATE SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHANNON GROVE WORKEDWITH VARIOUS OFFICES TO ENSURETHAT THE MARINE WILLRECEIVE A HERO'S HOMECOMING ANDBE BURIED NEXT TO HIS MOTHER ATUNION CEMETERY IN BAKERSFIELD.A FULL DAY OF EVENTS ISSCHEDULED BEGINNING WITHHIS SCHEDULED ARRIVAL AT 6-40A-M TOMORROW AT L-A-X.AND, TO FOLLOW HIS ARRIVAL, APROCESSION LED BY THECALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL TO THECEMETERY.HOMELESSNESS HAS BEEN THE TOPICOF CONVERSATION FOR A NUMBER OFMONTHS AND NOW THE PUBLIC HAS ACHANCE TO BEAPART OF IT.C-S-U-B IS HOLDING ITS "HOMELESSIN BAKERSFIELD: ACOMMUNITY DISCUSSION" EVENT.UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS SAY IT WILLBRING THREE EXPERTS ON THEFRONT LINE OF THE ONGOING ISSUE.BAKERSFIELD HOMELESS CENTEREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LOUIS GILL...SHAWN MORRISSEY FROM THE UNIONSTATION HOMELESS SERVICES... ANDDOROTHYEDWARDS FROM THE HOUSING WORKSOF CALIFORNIA.IT'S HAPPENING TOMORROW AT 6 P-MIN THE DEZEMBERREADING ROOM OF THE WALTERSTIERN LIBRARY.START LACING UP YOUR SHOES ANDGET READY TO RUN THROUGHTHE ICONIC STREETS OFBAKERSFIELD... RUNNERS WILL BETAKING OFF FOR THE BAKERSFIELDMARATHON THIS WEEKEND.THE 4-TH ANNUAL BAKERSFIELDMARATHON IS HAPPENING THISSUNDAY.THE EVENT ALSO INCLUDES A HALFMARATHON... 10-K AND 5-K.SATURDAY IS THE FINAL DAY TOREGISTER FOR ANY OF THERACES.PARTICPANTS WILL RUN THROUGHDOZENS OF ICONICNEIGHBORHOODS INCLUDINGOLEANDER... DOWNTOWNBAKERSFIELD... AS WELL AS THEKERN COUNTY MUSEUM ANDBAKERSFIELD COLLEGE.THE START AND FINISH LINES AREBOTH AT C-S-U-B.THE MARATHON IS SET TO START AT7 A-M SUNDAY.AND EVENT ORGANIZERS FOR THEMARATHON SAY THEY STILLNEED VOLUNTEERS.THEY NEED HELP IN VARIOUS AREASBUT MOSTLY NEED COURSEMONITORS -- MEANING YOU KEEP ANEYE ON CERTAINSECTIONS OF THE COURSE MAKINGSURE EVERYTHING RUNS SMOOTHLY.IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING AVOLUNTEER,CONTACT THE ACTIVE BAKERSFIELDALLIANCE AT 2-4-9-- 64-50.THIS MONTH --- 23ABC IS WORKINGTO GET DONATIONS FORCHILDREN AND PARENTS AROUND KERNCOUNTY.... AND WE NEED YOURHELP.FOR THIS BAKERSFIELD BABY SHOWER--- WE HAVE TEAMEDUP WITH 3 LOCAL AGENCIES WHOTAKE CARE OF THE MOSTVULNERABLE BABIES AND CHILDRENIN KERN COUNTY.YOU CAN DROP OFF DONATIONS --SUCH AS DIAPERS...WIPES... FORMULAS AND CLOTHES --AT EXPRESSPHARMACY LOCATIONS AROUND KERNCOUNTY..

ANDHERE AT THE 23ABC STUDIOSTHROUGH NOVEMBER 20-TH.THEN THE FOLLOWING DAY -- WEWILL HAVE A BABY SHOWERHERE AT THE 23ABC STUDIOS WHEREMORE DONATIONS WILLBE ACCEPTED ALL DAY FROM 5 A-MUNTIL 7-30 P-M.OUR STUDIOS ARE LOCATED AT 32121ST STREET IN DOWNTOWNBAKERSFIELD.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THEORGANZIATIONSBENEFITTING FROM THE BABY SHOWERAND ITEMS THAT ARENEEDED FOR DONATION -- VISIT OURWEBSITE TURN TO 23 .COMAND ALL OUR SOCIAL MEDIAPLATFORMS.AND DON'T FORGET TONIGHT -- IT'STIME FOR COUNTRY MUSIC'SBIGGEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR.CARRIE UNDERWOOD HOSTS TONIGHT'S53RD ANNUALCOUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS---- WITH SPECIAL GUESTHOSTS REBA MCENTIRE AND DOLLYPARTON.MAREN MORRIS LEADS THE AWARDSWITH SIX NOMINATIONS.TWELVE OTHER ARTISTS RECEIVED ATLEAST THREENOMINATIONS APIECE --- INCLUDINGTHE HOSTINGUNDERWOOD AND BLAKE SHELTON.THE SHOW WILL AIR LIVE ON 23ABCSTARTING AT FIVE P-M PACIFIC.IF YOU GOT DISNEY PLUSYESTERDAY... YOU ARE JUST ONE OFTHE 10 MILLION SIGN-UPS ON THEFIRST DAY OF THE LAUNCH.WHICH DISNEY SAYS FAR EXCEEDEDEXPECTATIONS.DISNEY'S MIX OF MARVEL AND STARWARS MOVIES AND SHOWS, CLASSICANIMATED FILMS AND NEW SERIESAPPEARS TO BE A HIT OUT OF THEGATE AFTER ITS LAUNCH ONTUESDAY.DISNEY HAS INVESTED BILLIONS INITS STREAMINGSERVICE, WHICH COSTS $7 A MONTHOR $70 A YEAR AFTER A 7-DAY FREE TRIAL.

CUSTOMERS OFSOME VERIZON WIRELESS ANDHOME-INTERNET PLANS WERE OFFEREDA YEAR FREE.DISNEY DIDN'T BREAK DOWN WHERETHE SUBSCRIPTIONSCAME FROM OR IF THEY WERE FREEOR PAID MONTHLY OR YEARLY.

SOMEANALYSTS THOUGHT IT WOULD TAKEDISNEY A YEAR TOREACH 10 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS.NETFLIX HAS GARNERED 158 MILLIONSUBSCRIBERSSINCE LAUNCHING ITS STREAMINGPLATFORM IN 2007.HERE'S CHIEF METEOROLOGISTELAINA RUSK WITH YOUR FULLFORECAST...HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS INCONTROL, LEAVING USSUNNY AND STAGNANT AGAIN TODAYWITH MORE WARM 80S ON TAPFOR THE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOONWITH THAT TERRIBLE AIRQUALITY.

WOOD BURNING ISPROHIBITED AGAIN TODAY.WE'LL SEE A SLIGHT FALL INTEMPERATURES TOMORROWAFTERNOON AS THAT HIGH PRESSUREFINALLY MOVESINTO ARIZONA, ALLOWING A BIT OFAN ONSHORE FLOW OF FRESHOCEAN AIR AT LEAST.

BREEZYCONDITIONS BRING IN CLEANERCOOLER AIR OVERNIGHT, TAKING USTO THE 60S WITH MOSTLYSUNNY SKIES ON FRIDAY!

THAT'SSTILL ABOVE AVERAGE BUT THEAIR WILL BE BETTER AND IT WILLFEEL MUCH MORE LIKE FALL.WE'RE SUNNY AND WARMER THISWEEKEND AND WE'RE STILLWATCHING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAINTHAT'S TRYING TOAPPROACH CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AWEEK FROMTODAY...THAT'S GOING TO DO IT FOR THISSPECIAL DIGITAL EDITION OF 23ABCNEWS.AND FOR THE LATEST HEADLINESHERE IN KERN COUNTY..

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