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tv   KRON 4 News at 11  KRON  December 22, 2013 11:00pm-11:31pm PST

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kron4news at 11:00 starts now. a heart breaking discovery, a puppy wrapped in a bag abused and discarded. police are looking for the person behind the animal abuse. >> the puppy is lucky to be alived. discovered by a recycling plant. the condition of the puppy called jim. >> workers at the dump were going about their day when they discovered a tuft of white
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hair. they call her gem and saved her. her injuries include bite marks near her head, neck, and ears. she is said to be lame in her hind legs. most of her injuries happened before she was thrown away. the life of a start of a 10 week old. dan ruben, kron4news. a man was beaten with a pipe by the driver who almost ran him over. the victim is in critical condition. >> reporter: down on the ground, dazed just minutes after this man was nearly hit by a car and beaten by the driver. they weren't able to head off
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the driver before he sped away. police say the 47-year-old was crossing the street after 7:00 saturday, the suspect driving in a late 80s 4-door almost ran into the victim. the two men exchanged words. the verbal alterication turned physical. the caucasian man got out and hit the man a pipe. the victim was taken to a hospital, admitted to intensive care where he is in critical condition with a skull fracture and other facial injuries. investigators are talking to witnesses. if you have information call
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police. one person is in the hospital after a shooting on 580. there is no additional details. there was a freak accident on the 101 the front fire of a minivan. those injury said injured were not seriously hurt. fire crews were called to park side drive. the crews found heavy fire in the garage when they arrived. the major hack of target has highlighted the threat of credit and debit card fraud. if you have done holiday
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shopping at target, you are wondering what a hacker can learn from the data in that magnetic strip, name, card number, the cvc code on the back. >> they can use it on line just by what is on the strip. >> reporter: the data in the target hack is enough for them to make a fraudulent card. to the employee everything looks normal. >> i log in, i do a credit card swipe. tell ask for the cvv. i click pay.
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nothing seems odd. >> reporter: pretty standard. >> you pay you move on. >> reporter: for the hacker. >> i have access to the entire information and make a card. >> reporter: the u.s. is behind in secure payments. >> there is a chip and pin system. the card doesn't have a strip. it has a chip win within it. you have to use a pin. >> reporter: banks use chip and pin cards. fraud fell 35%. millions of americans may have been the target. the weather turning from
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dangerous to deadly. 5 lost their lives in kentucky flood waters. there was a highway accident after a large storm in canada. >> a different situation here. tanktranquil weather. we have a beautiful site tonight. we have -- i will tell you the conditions are clear this evening. lots of stars shining. we will continue to see clear conditions in the low to mid- 40s. mid-30s for the trivalley. look for 40s monday. as we go into the afternoon.
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storminess will stay north of us. we will remain sunny. 60s by the afternoon. more coming up. coming up on kron4news, santana reunited. we look at local airport and what travelers can expect. the fate of jihi that can mean hope or heart ache for the family. ♪ checkin' target off my list, ♪ ♪ last minute deals on toys and gifts. ♪ ♪ that's my holiday,
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♪ that's my kind of holiday. ♪ wrap it up, pop, lock and shop, ♪ ♪ buyin' presents that i forgot. ♪ ♪ that's my holiday.
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♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. supporters of jihi rallied at children's hospital today. the family is fighting to keep the 13-year-old on life support. jihi couldn't be taken off
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until an independent neurologist examined her. she was in for routine tonsil surgery. she could be examined as soon as tomorrow. they will meet in front of the children's hospital. the battle to keep her on life support, for updates go to two days left to get christmas gifts. shoppers taking advantage of 24- hour shopping hours. stanley roberts explains how he helped reunit long lost band members. only on kron4. good. good answer.
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check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's.
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all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
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a homeless man reunited with his former band mate. you will only see on kron4. marcus malone fell on hard times and living out of his van in east oakland. he was rooting through trash.
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after learning through his past he was reunited with carlos santana. >> i know carlos. didn't know i was in this predicament. things may be better for me. i thank god i have the opportunity to express myself and things may change for me. >> he joined him on cnn and explained how he got in that situation. >> the fact that carlos watches people behaving badly is incredible. the original piece i did, he said i got in trouble. i ended up in jail.
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i said you are telling me the truth right, because i will look this up. he said it is the truth. he actually said hey, if you can get me help i would appreciate it. i do the best i can do. >> you didn't just find him help, you helped him connect with carlos santana who is on the phone can with us now. you had been looking for marcus for a long time. what did you understand happened to him all these years? >> hi. we knew he got in trouble when the band was going to explode. he wound up in san quentin. we were trying to look for him. we have royalties. those go to his family, his
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sister. there is financial stuff for him. i am grateful that you are doing something from your heart. i want to invite my brother to connect with him and get an apartment and get off the street. >> for an extended look go to our website at it is almost christmas. there are no cancellations at sfo. it is relatively calm. today we caught up with flyers and asked if their travels were going smooth. >> i think our biggest hustle is getting our bags. so far so good. >> i figured it wouldn't be as
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busy as yesterday or tomorrow. >> usually i come here at 3:00 and it is packed. now it is maybe inside more busy. it looks like it is getting more busy. >> there are no cancellations tonight. holiday travelers were get a bit of a break. 3.24 is the average for a gallon of gas. the average is 3.57 in san jose. >> reporter: vicki, well beautiful weather today for
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driving around the bay area with mostly clear skies. there is the bay bridge looking nice. another view from up on mt. pam. despite the warm temperatures we have long nights as we start out winter here. going into the low 30s for this evening. tomorrow lots of sunshine. sunny and warm weather will stick around for this week. for the rest of the year. we will wrap up the year dry. the driest year on record for many locations. these are the average rainfall totals. 34 in santa rosa. look at the numbers for 2013. it has been bone dry, not even
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10 inches for santa rosa. and this pattern is not changing anytime soon. dry weather persists into 2014. temperatures low to mid-60s for the south bay. along the shore, low 60s. we will see 60s for san francisco and the north bay. upper 50s. the holiday forecast looks like this. sunshine through the week and readings through the mid-60s. there is a weak weather system. there could be increasing clouds and maybe a chance for showers saturday. a wild fire that destroyed dozens of homes in big suris
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contained. 34 homes were destroyed by the blaze. >> there was an enormous ball of flames. it was glowing pink. i thought oh, my god this is close. it wasn't flames flickering. it was balls of fire ripping along. >> most of the firefighters left town today. whole neighborhoods are without power. we have breaking news out of novado. 7th and carmel, the fire department says it has burned 1 acre. no structures threatened. investigators are looking into
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the cause of the fire. tomorrow is the last day to sign up for obamacare if you want coverage to start jan 1st. they will have to pay the premium by the 31st. if you don't mind it starting right away you have until march 31st. kron4's mike pelton shows us the last big shopping weekend. >> reporter: you don't need sun light. . >> it is almost christmas, and i am finishing my list. >> reporter: they are among a lot of shoppers keeping macy's
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open over night. macy's, kohl's are open around the clock. >> it seemed like we should have had longer. >> we have to do a lot of shopping today. >> reporter: yes, you will find deals, but the amount of discounting is up 13%. that is good for you and i, but stores are working hard. the national retail federation shows an increase of 9%. most of us will finish shopping on fine. those looking to dodge them will be late like her.
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coming up a look as how the raiders fared against the chargers. ringing in the new years with the fireworks show and parties good. good answer.
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check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
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with u-verse high speed internet.
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the raiders were in the holiday spirit, because they gave the game away. the raiders helped out the chargers by committing 12 penalties for 73 yards. they turned it over 3 times. a blown punt that lead to a touchdown. 26-13. have a nice day. not another spare the air day. >> we will go back into a pattern with stagnant air which traps pollution. on the other side we have sunshine and warm temperatures in the low to mid-60s and sunny through the christmas holiday. >> all right. that's it for kron4news.
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