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>> j.r.: kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from vallejo with new details tonight. lydia. >> reporter: yet they yards coleman found dead in her home. police say the the pumps shot just before noon on december 17th. police interview is. >>: assignee i didn't know then
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that well but we spoke. >> reporter: is now accusing her murder the couple had a three year-old son they were slowly getting to know them. >>: everyone knows everyone here be all look after each other. . they were cordial. >> j.r.: in other domestic
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dispute gone bad just yesterday police say that 23 year-old woman was killed by her boyfriend and daly city and found her is suffering from severe injuries to her head and eventually she died at the hospital. she eventually died at the police later arrested 23-year old fredrick tran. and in a third case this past wednesday. ian irby was killed when police say his girlfriend ran him over with her car following an argument. it happened in the parking lot of the glenwood apartments in hercules. officers tell us a witness called to report that 19 year- old desire borela was driving in circles with irby trapped under the car. by the time officers arrived irby was dead. borela is charged with vehicular manslaughter. in casto valley - firefighters found one woman dead when they responded to a residential fire there. kron 4's hermela aregawi is near the scene of that blaze. she joins us live with more details. just make the map. show these two addresses that fire happened just a short drive away from where another woman was found dead in a suspicious fire at her home tuesday
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so >> reporter: firefighters still too late for a jack windburn he spent hours on the scene on the $20 thousand block and try to determine what caused the dow alarm blaze >>: hundred 50 ft. down the street from the fire station.
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1520 mastaba of the fire and they also discovered a lifeless body of jacqueline burns. and there was a fire of body and their literalized of all the murders going on this could be another one. this fire has no connection to the one from last week it deemed to be murder cover-up. and fire investigators looking at the sheriff's office and what caused
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the fire. it's still under investigation. >> j.r.:st. john was a long time resident of castro valley. investigators believe the fire started in the attic. and don't know why anyone would want to kill her. a person was injured this afternoonwhen they somehow got trapped between containers on a ship at the port of oakland. firefighters reported the incident on twitter. saying that person was trapped around three this afternoon. crews have rescued the victimwho was taken from the shipand transported to the hospital. >> j.r.:rescue crews had to save an injured surfer at bodega bay this morning.
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responders were dispatched to a sufer with an injured back at salmon creek beach north at around nine. eye witnesses say the waves were almost seven feet tallin fact because of those conditions officials had to call for a rescue helicopter just to get to the surfer. that person was successfully rescued and taken to a nearby hospital. tonight their condition is unknown. >> j.r.:in southern california- a man was accidently shot at a shooting range in tujunga. the victim was airlifted to a trauma center. these are pictures of crews treating the victim in the helicopter. in southern california. a wedding ended tragically saturday afternoon. a wedding party was taking pictures in a park when a large eucalyptus came crashing down on them. according to fire officials-- several people were trapped under the toppled tree. >> j.r.:officials say one woman was killed and five others were injured. the los angeles times says one of the injured is a four-year- old girl. she is critical condition due to head trauma. the other four suffered scrapes
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and bruises. this woman was sitting in her car near by when it happened. she heard screaming and rushed over to help. los angeles county fire officials say it's possible the tree was affected by the drought. but it's still unclear why it fell. police are investigating a small explosion that happened in mill valley. the sound was heard around 10
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last night at lomita drive right behind edna maquire elementary school. officers were unable to find the source of the explosion last night. but this morning the remnants were discovered in the school's baseball field. police say the exploded device was very small and in a secluded area away from school buildings. >> reporter: 3 for an overnight low in oakland for 36 degrees a record low and then and lends the senate it's really cold. 27 now the 29 and manioc and 26 degrees in livermore. and for another cold night to slightly warmer but only by degrees are
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too. things may begin to change toward monday night and again tonight frost and freeze warnings up all across the bay area frosted by israel on a coast again just inside the bay ala cold temperatures in mind. morning commute to be careful early on little ice on the windshield may be on the road to. and then it is already a cold 37 degrees in livermore can you just believe that after 8:39 degrees in half moon bay. but at the north bay temperatures hovering above freezing in fairfield. overnight lows tonight close last night and 20 string of the interior valleys even inside the day it how long the coastline more frost there as well as yet uncovered your plants make sure you do that overnights and i expecting cold temperatures once again then
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things seem to change a little bit by tomorrow afternoon maybe a couple degrees and a few more clouds roll in on monday tuesday. that should be just enough to hold up temperatures. an artist feels like it's here but winter begins on wednesday and there's a chance of rain in the forecast x the defect holiday weekend coming up in just a famous jhin-orfaces identity theft. he hasn't been arrested, and officers aren't sure if he's on u.s. soil. authorities are searching for more suspects connected to the hack. which occured in may when 108 county employees were deceived
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by a fake email.into providing usernames and passwords. a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition tonight after a car him in san ramon. it happened here on bollinger canyon road and blue heart waynear dougherty valley high school yesterday evening. police believe the teen was skateboarding as a skateboard was found at the scene. authorities say the driver is cooperating with the investigation. the boy was airlifted to a nearby hospitalwhere he is fighting life threatning injuries. coming up at eight. winter weather is causing problems across the country. which areas were hit the hardest. plus a u-s military drone was stolen by a chinese warship. we'll have the latest on the effort to get it back. the electoral college will cast their votes for president on monday. we'll have more on the effort to delay the vote.
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>> j.r.:the massive 55-car pile- up in baltimore wasn't the only major crash that happened saturday. new mexico state police say a multi-vehicle wreck closed down a 38-mile strech of interstate 40 late saturday morning. officials are now saying there were multiple crashes in one area. not one big pile up. according to officials. at least 40 cars, trucks, and tractor trailers were involved in the wreck. they believe snow and ice created the very slick conditions, which likely played a role in the pile-up. a state police spokesman said there are no immediate reports of injuries.
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we're not the only ones who had cold weather this weekend. cold conditions have been a problem all across the nation. in certain areas of the country the termpature isn't even close to freezing. >> j.r.:oh what a day it was.cold temperatures and snowy conditions led to delayed flights in certain sections of the country. including those flying in and out of houston. >>:sot basically you're flying in a big loop in the air. >> j.r.:in kansas city the cold weather couldn't stop the football game. 1 degree at kickoff with a windchill of negative 9 degrees. it was so cold the heated field was steaming. a similar scene in the windy city of chicago where the windchill was negative three degrees at the start of the bears packers game.
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but that is nothing compared to what people dealt with in south dakota. in sioux falls it was negative 24 degrees outside this morning. reporters there decided to do.what reporters do when it gets that coldthrow boiling water into the air. nats and watch it transform into snow and steam. in northern michigan the cold weather was a welcome site for those who like vintage snowmobiles. for the first time ever riders were able to drive over the macinac bridgewhich links the lower and upper peninsula of michigan. while this was a fun event there has been hardly any fun in oregon. people there are still without power after an ice storm that hit last week. it will be another clear and cold night with freezing tempeartures in the valleys and even a few inside the bay. monday will be mostly sunny and cool with a few high clouds in the afternoon. >> reporter: if cold
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temperatures this morning it clocker so it stardom also a so did the temperature staying way down and disguise mostly clear outside walls of the north and then we see some clouds as we headed towards mostar and. down in the '20s mid-20s in spots. and then in the central valley we have a frost advisory along the coastline out toward the beaches here again more frost even along the immediate coast that's pretty impressive and called for the bay area. right now have it clear crystals guy is heading out we have a jacket creaturely at this time and
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temperatures by day running a good five to seven degrees below average down nearly lota mid- 50s. already feeling like winter so it's a couple days away. >> reporter: 39 degrees in half moon bay 36 degrees and an apple. 34 and their field and 34 petaluma out the extra blankets that the fire crank up will be another cold one outside for tonight. and then all the we have all week offshore winds that will be enough to keep temperatures vary cold overnight even out toward the beach that cold air and place one more night and then it begins the whole system slides further to the east chile but not quite as called planning the fine to
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forestall. >> reporter: chile by day in the '20s and then how assess run the state some fifties in los angeles at anti-war whether there and then 53 in fresno. around the bay area to keep temperatures on the cold side 52 san jose. 56 and over the next couple days tuesday winter begins sunny and dry chuckle and a slight chance north of the golden gate thursday it a better chance of rain now possibly on christmas day >> j.r.:after flaring tensions in the south china sea -- china now says its in the process of returning an underwater drone it seized from the u-s. the u-s government has been calling the taking of its drone an "unlawful seizure," and
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demanding its immediate return. matt rivers has the latest from beijing. next. >> reporter: on unarmed military search/ship of the filipino close thursday when the navy says it was conducting research on to underwater drones called ocean liners it was legal under international law set to bring them back on board and officials say chinese still shut trailing is a lodge a small bow and swooped in and still one of the ocean writers. the defense department says the media may contact but the chinese ship simply sailed away. friday and officials asked again. chinese defense ministry of friday says that it had been no the drum was and sees it and the u.s. has
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your letter retype the issue over that period chatham has built an militarizes islands in disputed territory. >> reporter: made beijing angry and lost to its first taking calls from the president and legitimacy of the one china policy decades-old the black staple of u.s.-china relations >> j.r.:good news for severe allergy sufferers after a controversial move by drug
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makers.. made available. coming up united states post office in san jose, it has nothing to do with on- time delivery and everything to do with understanding how not to get a ticket i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
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>> j.r.:starting next week, there will be a generic version of the epi-pen. the epi-pen helps quickly treat people suffering from life- threatening allergic reactions.
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over the last several years, the drug company mylan has increased the price by more than four-hundred-percent -- the steep increase resulting in harsh criticism and a federal investigation. the generic version of the epi- pen will be about half the price-- three-hundred dollars for two doses. new york senator charles schumer is calling for the federal government to take a closer look into the dangers of e-cigarettes.
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>> reporter:according to the senator-- the f-d-a identified about 66 explosions in 20-15 and early 20-16. but the numbers kept by the f-d- a may be an undercount. schumer says more needs to be done to prevent the devices from catching fire or exploding. : "today i am calling on two groups.if they are much more likely to explode than others." schumer wants the federal government to review whether there is a pattern related to e- cigarettes and batteries and these explosions. the senator says that serious action would have already been taken if it was any other product. according to the industry-- e- cigarettes are safe when used properly. the f-d-a says it is reviewing e-cigarettes. we are approaching some of the last days to get your christmas packages sent. but don't be in to much of a rush because disreguarding the law when you drop of your package could cost you more money. stanley roberts explains >> stanley:there is a time in ones life where they have to make a decision about what is right and what is wrong when operating 4 thosand pound vehicle . let's use this prius driver as an example right now he about to use the entrance as and exit but traffic's backup so he changes his mind and backs up nats: ambiance then traffic starts moving again so he changes his mind again . now i know what you're
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thinking, so what if he is exiting through the entrance who cares or my favorite comment . must be a slow news day nats: ambiance but i'm about to share with something that might blow your mind or at least keep some money in you pocket so pay attention im at the us post office in san jose, in the parking lot is a one way sign, a do not enter sign and the small no left turn sign nats: ambiance now in a private property parking lot traffic signs are mearly a suggestion unless there is a sign reading property patroled by police however, the post office is public property, which means all signs are inforceable and every cop with the exception of the postal police can issue you a moving violation nats: ambiance >> stanley:so if you run the stop sign while leaving you could get pulled over for that nats: ambiance if you ignore the no left turn sign you could get cited for either ignoring the sign or driving on a traffic island .
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these two sets of double yellow lines make this an island and should be treated like a concrete barrier nats: ambiance and exiting out the entrance, is a big no no. you could be cited for ignoring regulatory signs the viewer who sent me the email thought it was just dangerous he is right it's also illegal the rules apply to any us post office not just this one on alvin ave in san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e-mail us at 'people behaving badly' at kron- four-dot-com. >> j.r.:still ahead. what we know about accusations against russia when it comes to hack the election. plus job stewert taking a not- so-funny approach to a serious issue. what he wants you to know about 9-11 the electoral college will cast their votes for president on monday. with the c-i-a and f-b-i saying that russia interfered in the 20-16 presidential elections. democrat electors are calling for the vote to be delayed.
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>> j.r.:andrew spencer has the
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story. >> reporter:senator john mccain / -r- arizona: "if they're able to harm the electoral process, they may destroy democracy, which is based on free and fair elections." senator john mccain, who has been vocal about the russian election-related hacks. spoke out again on sunday. just one day before the electoral college is set to vote. 538 electors.individuals selected by their political parties to cast votes for president and vice-president. will gather in their respective state capitals on monday to do just that. hillary clinton won the popular vote on election night, but president-elect donald trump got more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. the electoral voting process has long been a formality. but with the conclusion from intelligence agencies that russia interfered in the 20-16 elections, some democrats are calling on congress to delay the vote until electors can be briefed. clay pell / -d- rhode island
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elector: "all we ask is for that information to be released. it appears that information is not going to be released. that's why when we vote tomorrow in the electoral college, i'll be putting forth a motion, a call for a bipartisan independent commission to investigate russian interference." despite the motion, the vote remains scheduled for monday. the intelligence community said it will not discuss the russian hacks until a review ordered by president obama is completed in january. i'm andrew spencer reporting. last month we interviewed a
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former california democratic elector who voted in the 2012 presidential election. walnut creek's former mayor who, before knews of a possible russian hack, believed there would not be a shakeup tomorrow. protests in the streets and many calling for electors to vote for the candidate who won the popular vote, not president elect donald trump. but will that actually happen? sot i would think that's fairly unlikely gwen regalia is a former walnut creek mayor and a 2012 elector. she's a democrat who says that even with what we've seen after election day she doesn't expect electors to change their minds. >>:sot there could be a few electors who jump shipi would say in this particular election and this particular case that may happen in some places. i seriously doubt it's going to happen enough to change the outcome. >> reporter:why you might ask. electors are chosen by the party they side with. regalia was chosen by former democratic representative george miller. more than 99 percent of electors have voted for their pledged party. in fact many states have laws against what's called faithless electors. i asked regalia how she'd feel if many electors did opt to change their vote. sot that would be the equivalent to the loser bringing out the army with the tanks sot and even hillary clinton said give the man a chance
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whether she thought it was fair or not. he deserves his opportunity. many states require that electors vote for the party they represent. however, most of the penalties for faithless votes are minimal fines. comedian jon stewart is reminding 9-11 survivors and first responders to use the healthcare that's available to them. stewart also held an event at the 9-11 memorial museum in new york was streamed on facebook live. tens of thousands of survivors and first responders received healthcare through the zadroga act that was extended last year.
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experts believe there could be thousands of others who qualify for the coverage, but don't use it. stewart's message to them is. "sign up for coverage". ,. >> j.r.:more than 75,000 first responders have already registered for the zadroga act. a man in georgia is facing murder charges for reportedly sucker-punching another person to death. police believe the victim was attacked out of the blue. officers say this man, david di- giacomo, blindsided clint ali at a bar thursday night. for allegedly threatening his friend. the gas station where the victim worked.honored him today. his co-workers want people to sign their initials on ornaments and hang them from branches. they'll then take it to ali's family to show them just how many lives he's impacted in this community. ,. the suspect. is also facing charges of aggravated assault and obstruction of justice. an uber driver in florida took action when a robber tried to hold him up. police say the uber driver was cut off by a caravan this morning. a man got out of the caravan with two guns and tried to rob the uber driver. instead-- the uber driver pulled out a gun and shot the robber. a second person in the caravan took off. police are still looking for that vehicle. according to police, the uber driver has a gun permit. they say he and a customer who was in his car during the incident were not injured. a road rage incident turned deadly. police say a three year old child shot to death in little
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rock while riding in a car with his grandmother.
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>>: just a plain citizen. . call >> j.r.: lisa still searching for the person responsible for the shooting. >> j.r.:coming up- car fanatics may want to look away, we'll tell you why this lamborghini was comepletely destroyed. grade gasoline
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. the average price of regualr-grade gasoline has jumped six cents nationally. gas is now two dollars and twenty-sex cents a gallon. that's twenty cents a gallon above what it was.... just a year ago. the bay area the average price of actually pretty cheap. in san jose ... expect to pay forty cents more than the national average. in oakland... regualr gas is a pricey two dollars and sixty seven cents. and in san
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francisco.... regular gas is nearly a whopping three dollars a >> j.r.: lawrence right now as saying those winter is coming. >> reporter: a very cold weather around the bay area all day long cool highs today 857 degrees below the average and we're heading for the big freeze once again a very cold temperature and many of the valley is looking entablatures down in the 20's and '30's freeze warnings once again campbell cupertino and very cold temperatures
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>> reporter: raindrops and temperatures rate now 37 in livermore 42 in oakland 43 hovering just above freezing in fairfield right at the freezing mark helmont team believe that nine not even backlog are freezing there. high pressure building and cool air is nicely i'll be another day before the whole system shares little bit further to the east and cold
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tablatures in place by overnight lows in the overnight valleys it back down in the '20s. degree warmer than yasser nicole was called at 20 degrees and the rows of 29 and at about 28 in livermore. >> reporter: some frost and rooftops, and the grass as well even along the coastline. next couple days we will see temperatures moderate a slight chance of showers on thursday better chance of rain on christmas day. it could be the most in-demand item of the new year. may >> j.r.: intend her celebrity status without ever appearing to work for it in the classic ways paving the way for
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paris: and according to a former publicist die from heart failure, 99 years old. the
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we'll tell you everything you need to know about airpods after the break. the unusually long wait is over.
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>> j.r.:after a rare delay -- you can now buy apple's airpods online. but don't expect to get the pricey product before the holidays. reporter mary moloney explains. >>:we believe in a wireless future." >> reporter:after apple nixed the headphone jack on its latest iphone -- it introduced a new product -- airpods. the wireless headphones come with a built in microphone. and a sensor to detect when the buds are in your ears. "we're just at the beginning of
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a truly wireless future we've been working towards for many years." apparently the new product needed some more time. several weeks after the product's announcement -- apple delayed the airpods' launch. now -- the tech company says its futuristic device is ready to take off. if you want to take the airpods for a spin -- order them now online. or buy it in apple stores next week. but it's gonna cost ya 159 bucks. and apple says the pods will take four weeks to ship.
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>> reporter:if you're worried about putting something under the tree -- or losing one of the pods once you do get them -- there's a far less expensive accessory you can get now. an airpods strap is listed for about 10 bucks now on amazon. that can make it to your door before christmas. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. a big move by california regulators they have ordered uber to remove its self- driving cars from the streets of san francisco immediately. this was decision merely believes so much but making self trave river this is not part of
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a pilot and not carrying customers. with gabe slate. it runs a red light at harrison and forth moving forward they need to get permits to continue testing this sent the officials say explorationists of treading cars must be regulated permitted to insure public safety they of granted 20 permits to burn to companies doing some testingyou
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can add him on facebook, follow him on twitter. or email - slate-at-kron4-dot- com. >> j.r.:ever wonder what would happen if you put fake plates on your car in taiwan.well take a look. you can see taiwanese authorities destroy this lamborghini worth more than $300,000 dollars. the car was reportedly impounded in 2013 after police at a routine checkpoint discovered the tags on the car belonged to a ford sedan. the owner has been appealing for years. but obviously lost. authorities didn't want the sportscar to be sold for parts. so they tore it to bits using a metal claw. >> j.r.:one of the movies released this weekend is breaking records. we'll have more right after the break. onheads)
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>> j.r.: they came through and they came through with a victory today is victory assures them a spot in the playoffs for the first time since 2002. if i would've told you the raiders are dying to be 11 and 3 many
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would not believe but the fact is they're going to the playoffs we will talk oakland raiders football also talk about the forty-niners the complete opposite of the oakland raiders. >> j.r.: lots of debate right now and will he be back next year what he be back next year lot of people think he has gone after the season he is out there today at all hundred and 83 yds two touchdown passes they got steamrolled by atlanta falcons it was a whopping from the get go in this game we will talk about the forty-niners
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>> j.r.:there was no question that the star wars spin off "rogue one" would take the box office by storm. the movie opened this weekend in first place as predicted.
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"fantastic beasts and where to find them" fell two spots this week, finishing in fifth place with five million dollars. "beasts" has now broken the 200 million dollar mark at the domestic box office. "i wrote the letter to death." "nice to meet you. charmed, i'm sure." "collateral beauty" debuted less than beautifully in fourth place with seven million dollars, well below analysts projections. the r-rated comedy "office christmas party" cooled off to third place with eight-point-five million dollars, while "moana" dropped to second with 11-point-seven million. "they are requesting a call sign." "it's rogue. rogue one!" it was never a question if "rogue one: a star wars story" would win the weekend, but how much it would make. the first "star wars" spin-off film brought in 155 million dollars, making it the second biggest debut of the year and the second biggest december opening ever. it is also ranked as the 15th biggest movie of the year after only three days in theaters. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. that's it for the kron 4 news at 8. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news developments at or download one of our mobile apps. our next newscast is tonight at
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10 o'clock. see you then. >> reporter: winter officially begins on wednesday something we keep fire eyes on for you the storm system begins next weekend.
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am i actually pushing these guys who ran out of gas six miles on a lonely highway? or is this a metaphor for how i'm constantly pushing myself to make a tastier sandwich? like my new pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich with spicy pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch, and spicy all-white-meat chicken. but judging from the third-degree sunburn, and the fact that i can't feel my legs, i'd say i'm actually pushing this car. there's gotta be a better way to get new customers. the pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich. taste it before it's gone. yep, i'm lost.
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>> j.r.: since 2002 and surprise surprise nevermind no surprises here matters now lost 13 straight and the warriors continue to do their thing of the community today compliments of vermont green. out of the cold and to sports night live is next. of vermont green. out of the cold and to sports night live is next.


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