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this morning on the kron 4 morning news... a major fire causes road closures and evacuations in fairfield. the tense moments when the flames were dangerously close to people's homes. (james) also... three santa clara county deputies are facing serious jail time in connection to the death of a mentally ill inmate. the verdict in the case. (james) and... game one of the nba finals is in the books. how the warriors were able to dominate the game. the kron 4 morning news starts right now.
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(james) this morning on the kron 4 morning news... a major fire causes road closures and evacuations in fairfield. the tense moments when the flames were dangerously close to
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( james ) happening ( james ) to 101. min from 880 less then 30 mateo bridge maze to sf. san min from the less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no major hot the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( james ) happening now... fire crews are trying to figure out what started a massive grass fire in fairfield. highway - 12 is back open and evacuation orders have been lifted for an apartment complex near the fire. kron 4's hermela aregawi has the latest. (hermela aregawi)dozens of residents ran out of their apartments tonight.after a fast growing grass fire spread through this field.kirti kaur/resident: my mom just came in and she's like there's a fire outside and im like oh i thought it was a barbeque. so then when i went out it was still over there and im like oh we're going to be fine. cause this happened before. but then it started coming closer and closer. it was right there.we were grabbing some of our clothes and some of our money
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and stuff and i'm like oh my gosh hurry up, hurry up, its like right there, we were so scared.around 5 this evening, a passerby reported the fire. firefighters showed up, closing westbound 12.easybound remained open.. but with major backups.labh singh/resident: people passing by the freeway, they smoking and probably they throw their cigarettes. that's what created the fire every year.this isn't the first time this dry grass has caught fire. but it is the first time, it got just feet away from the buildings.juan rosales/resident: this time it was real close to where i live. i was in vacaville actually. my mom called me hyserically screaming and yelling, fire fire. so i rushed all the way from vacaville. when i got here, i put a lot of trash bags with clothes in the back of our pick up.(hermela aregawi) fortunately, no one was injured.the cause of the fire is still under investigation. in fairfield, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news, ( james ) three santa clara county deputies were found guilty of second degree murder in the death of a mentaly ill inmate. 31-year-old michael tyree was found naked and badly beaten
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in his jail cell back in 2015. several weeks later the coroner found tyree died from blunt force trauma. the next day 28 year old rafael rodrigues, 30 year-old jereh lubrin, and 28-year old matther farris were all arrested. the department came under intense scrutiny as a result of the case. santa clara county sheriff, laurie smith says she hopes the sheriff's office will be able to regain the publics trust. ( james ) each deputy faces 15-years to life. ( james @ bam ) another big story we are following this morning... the golden state warriors beat
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the cleveland cavaleirs in game one of the n-b-a finals. the dubs now lead the best of seven series -- one game to none. the dubs beat lebron and the cavs by 22 points. let's get right to the highlights. ( james ) and take a look at this... steph and lebron sharing a hug before the game. but the star of the game was that man. kevin durant. the 1st quarter was close. lebron james here with the big dunk over javale mcgee then steph curry with the sick handle and the tough finish at the rim. he had 28 in the game. kevin durant then takes over in the second quarter with monster dunk after monster dunk. kd lead all scorers with 38. he also had 8 assists and 8 rebounds. the warriors would go on to win this one easily by a final score 113 to 91. ( james ) we have team
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coverage of the warriors big win. kron4's alecia reid was at oracle arena where she talked to some very happy fans after the dubs blowout win over the cavs. (pkg)it's a celebration outside oracle arena tonight. job well done by the warriors."i myself have been waiting since tipoff of game one of the nba season for this game"cavs and warriors fans came from near and far for what they call a revenge series even this father and son team, rooting for opposing teams."one of us is gonna go home happy"that father was smiling ear to ear by the end of the night. the cavs took the trophy last year game 7, right here on our turf. not this year, says dubs fans. "i feel real confident in this one. last year was a fluke. last year they suspended
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draymond, curry was ill. now they have a healthy k-d. i'm calling a sweep""bottom line is it's time to put lebron james in his place""it's just about winning the championship. i can guarantee it. it's just about winning" "now there's a lot of pressure on new comers and old comers. there's a lot of pressure on cleveland as a team, especially lebron""i think we brought the energy. i hope we keep it up through the series obviously" "this is not the first time they've done this, so they know what to do. and they need to just go out there and do it""4-0 history. let's make history" "go warriors" this is a high stakes finals, and both teams want that win. cleveland fans say this was only game 1. "lebron is gonna bring it. kyrie is gonna bring it. it's gonna be a good series. you watch""i don't think they have an answer for kyrie. no answer for kyrie. kyrie irving is the man"the warriors definitely came out to play tonight.it may be a little premature, but warriors fans are already planning for
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the parade.reporting from oracle arena .alecia reid kron4 news. ( james ) here is a look at the schedule going forward in the best of seven series. game two is sunday in oakland. then the series shifts to cleveland for games three and four -- next wednesday and friday. if necessary -- game five will be back in oakland the following (james) coming up.. a major crash leaves two teens dead in the east bay. why the families of those in involved in the crash want charges pressed against the driver. and... president trump fullfills one of his campaign promises. the backlash he's facing this morning.(rebecca) a look at your weekend forecast.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend. no major hot spots.richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. .
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( james ) family and friends of the victims
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no major hot spots.richmond bridge drive less than 20 min
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from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . ( james ) family and friends of the victims involved in a deadly memorial day crash in alameda are demanding answers from the driver. and now we are also learning some new information about one of the people who remains in the hospital in critical condition. this is a picture of sergio garcia valdez. his aunt reached out to us saying family members have been by his side ever since he was brought to highland hospital following
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the crash. the aunt says - sergio owned the truck involved in the crash. but he was not behind the wheel at the time of the accident. at a vigil wednesday night at the scene of the crash, family members of one of the people who died say they want the driver to face charges. ( james ) witness say they saw the truck was speeding down the street when it clipped a minivan and rolled several times. these are the two high school seniors killed in the crash. they are 18-year-old simon soleto and 17-year-old briana ortega. ( james ) a pastor is behind bars after police say several victims - both children and adults - told police, he sexually violated them. and it may have been going on for years. kron 4's ella sogomonian is at the menlo park church where members of a shocked congregation learned the news. sot: ella sogomonian, menlo
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park//"the congregation found out here as they gathered for thursday night's service that has now been cancelled."police arrested pastor victor elizandro tax-gomez who led service at this menlo park church for at least 4 years. detectives say several victims claimed it was there he sexually abused them as adults and children - across the way from a playground.sot: commander dave bertini, menlo park police deparment//"at this point we are not giving out the number of the victims or their genders but several of them came forward about inappropriate sexual behavior by the pastor."members of the congregation of about 15 people learned the news just minutes before thursday night's scheduled service for the el senor justicia nuestra church which has rented this space at chilco street for years.sot: guadalupe robles, church member//"i've heard that a woman from this same church accused him of touching her chest so then she left." the member says she had also seen tax gomez innappropriatel y hug and kiss children too close to the lips. the 47-year- old now faces six charges that include sexual penetration
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with a foreign obhect of a juvenile and adult, lewd act with a child under 14 and meeting with a minor with intent to committ a lewd act. sot: ella sogomonian, menlo park//" pastor tax gomez is now booked into san mateo county jail with those six charges that he faces. in the meantime, menlo park police are looking for any other possible victims to come forward. in menlo park ella sogomonian kron 4 news."
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we're getting out but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair."))today, president trump made good on a campaign pledge... confirming the u-s will abandon the landmark climate deal, joining syria and nicaragua as the only countries not signed on. the president slammed the international treaty as bad for the american economy -- and particularly unfair to the united states.pres. donald trump: the paris climate accord is simply the latest example of washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the united states to the exclusive benefit of other countries." the president's decision comes despite pleadings from big businesses to stick with the agreement... and urging from world leaders including pope francis. scott pruitt/epa administrator: this is not disengagement the president has indicated that there is going to be continued discussion and engagement around what, a deal that works for this countrybut, criticism came fast and furious -- dozens of mayors signed a letter pledging to stick with the goals of the paris accord, business mogul elon musk is quitting the president's economic council in protest,
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and president obama -- who signed the deal-- said the nations who remain will "reap the benefits in jobs and industries created." internationally, the u-n secretary general's office called it a "major disappointment"... but back at home, republican leadership signaled this was a major win for americans.in washington, i'm scott mclean. ( james ) kron 4 spoke to the environmental group "save the bay" whose executive director david lewis called the president's decision to pull out of the agreement terrible. he warns it is a major setback in the effort to battle climate change however he says all hope is ánotá lost. ( james ) california governor jerry brown said california will "resist".
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and california is "all in" when it comes to battling climate ( james ) the trump administration is also asking the supreme court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly muslim countries. the justice department filing argues that a federal appeals court made several mistakes in ruling against the trump travel policy. the government says the nation will be safer if the policy is put in place. ( james ) 36 people died after a man opened fire at a resort in the philippines. fire crews say the people suffocated from smoke after the gunman stormed into the casino-hotel and set fire to gambling tables before running off with a bag of casino chips. police say none of the dead bodies had gunshot wounds. dozens of other people were injured from the stampede of people who were running to escape. police found the gunman near manila's airport dead of apparent suicide. officers say there was no indication of terrorism and
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think robbery or money was the motive. (james) coming up... new information from the health department about why the agency closed a popular east bay buffet.(robin) and after the break... a hollywood classic is back in theaters. why it's a movie you can't refuse to watch again, next. and here's a live look outside... toll live look and here's a next.watch again, refuse to movie you can't why it's a in theaters.classic is back no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... one classic movie returns to theaters, while another is getting an all-star remake. david
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daniel has details in the hollywood minute. "i'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."what film fan could refuse this offer: seeing "the godfather" on the big screen! the 1972 crime drama, which won three oscars and is widely considered one of the greatest movies of all time, returns to more than 700 theaters in north america for a special engagement on sunday, june fourth, and wednesday, june seventh."you know, there is something about a tangle of strangers, pressed together for days with nothing in common but the need to go from one place to another, and never see each other again." (nat-scream)the first trailer has dropped for the new take on the classic "murder on the orient express." the impressive ensemble cast includes daisy ridley from "star wars: the last jedi," penelope cruz, michelle pfeiffer, leslie odom from broadway's "hamilton," dame
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judi dench, willem dafoe, and kenneth branagh directing and starring as detective hercule poirot (hair-cue-l pwa-ro). the train pulls into theaters in november.(singing) "in another perfect light..."the foo fighters are back... and they're having a senior moment! the band surprised fans with "run," their first new song in several years, and a video featuring a retirement home riot, with the band members made up as geriatrics. the message seems to be, you're never too old to rebel -- or to rock 'n' roll. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (james) survivor of botulism is speaking about their expirence this morning. what she says it was like to have the rare disease and how she was able to quickly overcome it.(rebecca) bay area weather, next.
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are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... scary moments after a grassfire nearly engulfs several homes in fairfield. the 4 alarm fire broke out along highway 12. stoping traffic in the area and prompting some evacuations. no injuries were reported and no structures were damaged. and police in menlo park have arrested a pastor on mulitple counts of sexual assault. they say the assaults involve both adults and juveniles. east palo alto resident victor elizandro tax-gomez was the pastor at el senor justifcia nuestera church in menlo park. police are asking anyone else who may have information to come forward. and the golden state warriors take game one of the n-b-a finals. the game was a close one in the beginning. as the warriors closed the 1st quarter with a 5 point lead.
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but then kevin durant took over. finishing with a game high 38 points. curry finished the game with 28 of his own. hitting 6 3 pointers. the dubs would go on to blow out the cavs by a final score of 113 to 91. game 2 will be this sunday at oracle. (james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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( james ) police have made an arrest in connection to a string of car break-ins at several bart stations. earlier this week bart police reported as many as 16 cars had been burglarized. nine of those happening in one day at the millbrae bart station. then on wednesday a daly city police officer arrested two teens for auto burglary in the parking lot of century theatres - which is near the daly city bart station. one of the teens was then identified as a suspect in the string of bart crimes. ( james ) new images showing why a seafood buffet restaurant in concord was shutdown by the health department. the problem: evidence of a rodent infestation. kron4's haaziq madyun spoke with the health department and customers who say , they have seen signs of rats. what are we doing right now? why are we doing this?while standing on willow pass road in concord recording exterior video of lin's buffet, which was closed wednesday by the health department, the owner
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of the restaurant came out with her cellphone, pointing it at me and when i tried to talk to her this happenedi want to talk to you about your restaurant. can i talk to you about your restaurant please? i am a reporter.she was not interested in talking about a rodent infestation found at her restaurantthe director of contra costa environmental health, dr. marilyn underwood had plenty to say about a recent inspection that led to shutting the lin's buffet down it is the day after the restaurant was closed for health reasons and
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the garbage area still looks like this
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( james ) karina uroza recovered in about half of the usual time. she was able to return to school and is graduating this year with a degree in psychology. (james) still ahead... a lyft driver loses her after a rider grabs her breast. what she did that caused the ride sharing company to let her go. and after the break... bart janitors pulling in six figure incomes... thanks to massive amount of overtime. the a response from bart.
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more than 365-thousand dollars. that's the mind boggling amount of money three
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bart janitors, combined to rack up in overtime last year. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports... bart says those employees, or any others for that matter, will not get close to that figure this year. (philippe) records show that in 20-16... three bart system service workers, or janitors.... each worked more than two- thousand-500 hours of overtime... gapo (gah-poh) chan... liang zhao zhang (lee-ang jzao jzang)... and, yiu fai ko (you-fi-ko).alicia troast/bart- "they're taking the hours, but i can also tell you they don't have the highest seniority, which means, other people are saying no to the hours and they are taking them." bart spokesperson alicia troast says that abundance of volunteer overtime resulted in each of those employees making more than 115-thousand dollars in overtime... on top of their roughly 60-thousand dollar base salary. all while working in the downtown san francisco stations. and, this isn't the first time zhang (jzang) has made headlines. in 20-15, he earned about 162-thousand dollars in overtime, working
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an average of 114 hours per week.alicia troast/bart- "and, i can tell you they earned every single penny, and they are doing a thankless job of cleaning up urine, feces, uh, needles. they are scrubbing our downtown san francisco stations troast adds though that in anticipation of up to a 25-million dollar budget shortfall to start off this year... bart cutoff the overtime available for employees like the three janitors in question. so, in 20-17, they're only making their base salaries.alicia troast/bart- "our police officers are still able to do overtime because that's a safety issue, but when the 20-17 data comes out, its gonna show a significant drop, um, in the overtime of these employees and others." by not offering overtime so far this year... troast says bart has saved seven million dollars. though bart is in a hiring freeze on vacated positions due to retirement... it is filling in new openings for janitors. though, bart concedes it's cheaper to offer current employees overtime... rather than fill the vacated
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positions because they'd have to pay out benefits. philippe djegal, kron four news. and here's a (james) welcome back to
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the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... scary moments after a grassfire nearly engulfs several homes in fairfield. the 4 alarm fire broke out along highway 12. stoping traffic in the area and prompting some evacuations. no injuries were reported and no structures were damaged. and police in menlo park have arrested a pastor on mulitple counts of sexual assault. they say the assaults involve both adults and juveniles. east palo alto resident victor
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elizandro tax-gomez was the pastor at el senor justifcia nuestera church in menlo park. police are asking anyone else who may have information to come forward. and the golden state warriors take game one of the n-b-a finals. the game was a close one in the beginning. as the warriors closed the 1st quarter with a 5 point lead. but then kevin durant took over. finishing with a game high 38 points. curry finished the game with 28 of his own. hitting 6 3 pointers. the dubs would go on to blow out the cavs by a final score of 113 to 91. game 2 will be this sunday at oracle. (james) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera.... (james) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know
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before heading out the door this morning. slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( james ) in california news... dam safety experts across the nation are raising concerns after the surprise failure of the oroville dam spillways. investigators say there appeared to be no warnings of them falling apart. this caused nearly two- hundred-thousand people to be evacuated from their homes back in february. now a private team of experts will be performing their own investigation into the failure. ( james ) technology drives nearly everything we do now. from computers, tablets, game consels, and cell phones. it's everywhere and it might be turning into a pain in the neck. katie owens asks the question do you have tech neck? well it turns out a device like your cell phone can do
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more damage than you think.i found out how these small devices well it turns out a device like your cell phone can do more damage than you think.i found out how these small devices can alter the structure of our spine in this special report.a study by common sense media shows teens are spending 9 hours a day on their computers, or cell phones.but what they may not know about is a painful side effect known as "text neck." dr. tom dunlap, chiropractor: "it's very common and in fact it's something that we're seeing more cases of because the proliferation of cell phones." chiropractor, dr. tom dunlap, says it happens after looking down too long on your computer, or cell phone. dr. tom dunlap, chiropractor: "it's an unnecessary strain on the neck, which pulls the neck bones out of place."it happened to erin kelley -- erin kelley, student: "i kind of noticed it at the end of my senior year of high school... beginning of my freshmen year of college, and i just... i had a lot of like lower neck pain and kind of in my back too."(doctor "so this right here shows what the normal curve in the neck is supposed to look like.)dr. dunlap told kelley she was diagnosed with text neck, and she was surprised. erin kelley: "i
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didn't know that like people my age have neck pains. i didn't know that i guess many people do."through x-rays, kelley found out the aligning of her neck had moved. erin kelley: "my neck was curved the wrong way and we were both kind of surprised like the degree that it was. i had no idea that my neck was even like damaged or hurt in any way.kelley blames it on looking down at her computer for long periods of time to study. dr. dunlap: "and there's definitely a right way and a wrong way to look at computers, and with computers you want to try to keep the reading material in front of your eyes. where people get in problems is their head is bent down for an extended period of time."(doctor: "ed. eddy were going to come right down here.) it even happened to eddie thomas.his pain, likely caused by computer and cell phone usage, was so bad he couldn't turn his neck. eddie thomas: "i was in great.. a great deal of pain and it had affected me. not only in my arm, getting down into my arms, but it started bothering my lower back it was leading to other problems like my legs."(sounds: popping)after a few adjustments by the chiropractor, thomas feels like a new man. eddie thomas: "i can rest. i can sleep on my back. i had never slept on my back in years. now i can sleep on my back you know without any pain. usually i have pain." katie owen, reporting: "chiropractors say to hold your cell phone out as much as possible, instead of
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bringing it right here to text."and reading can also contribute to neck pain. dr. dunlap suggeests not lowering your head to your chest for more than 2 to 5 minutes.katie owen kron4 news. ( james ) a lyft driver in wichita, kansas loses her job after she pulled a gun on her passengers that she says were sexually assaulting her. now because of that weapon lyft says she can no longer drive for them. it happened during memorial day weekend. the woman who only wants her first name of coumba used says it was her first night driving for lyft. she picked up two men who initially told her to just drive and didn't give her an address. she drove to a few places including the zoo before going back to the original place. that's where a third man got into the car. coumba drove to another location and as the men were getting out of the car, both men touched her
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breasts. she called police and even called lyft who initially apologized for the incident. but when she woke up the next day her driver's account was deactivated due to the company's 'no weapons' policy. ( james ) coumba says she wouldn't change a thing about carrying the gun. wichita police are investigating. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james) coming up... a major fire causes road closures and evacuations in fairfield. the tense moments when those flames came dangerously close to homes. (james) coming up... a major fire causes road closures and evacuations in fairfield. the tense moments when those flames came dangerously close to people's homes. and... a pastor is behind bars this morning accused of sexually assaulting both children and adults. kron 4's lydia pantazas has more. and game one of the finals is in the books. how the warriors were able to dominate the cavaliers.
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morning....a local pastor is arrested for sex crimes against children and adults. we'll tell you which bay- area church the alleged happened at. ( averi ) a fire forces evacuations in fairfield. i am live with an update. ( will ) the warriors win game one i have reaction from the players. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the warriors remain undefeated during the 2017 postseason.( james ) they came away with a big victory against the cavaliers in game one of the n-b-a finals. will tran is live inside oracle with reaction to the big victory.
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( will ) the warriors remain undefeated during the 2017 postseason. they came away with a big victory against the cavaliers in game one of the n-b-a finals. let's get to the highlights. steph and lebron sharing a hug before the game. but the star of the game was kevin durant. the game was close in the first quarter. lebron james here with the big dunk over javale mcgee then steph curry with the tough finish at the rim. he had 28 points in the game.
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kevin durant then takes over in the second quarter. he had a game high 38 points. durant also added 8 assists and 8 rebounds. the warriors would go on to win this one easily by a final score 113 to 91. after the game durant talked about his big game 1 performance. ( will ) game two of the n-b-a finals is sunday. tip off is set for 5:00 from oracle arena.
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( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) and we have continuing coverage of the warriors victory on our website... including a slide show from last night's game. it is all at kron 4 dot com. ( james ) right now crews are trying to figure out how a
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massive grass fire started in fairfield. ( mark ) highway 12 is back open and evacuation orders have been lifted for a nearby apartment complex. kron 4's averi harper is live in fairfield this morning with the latest. ( averi ) this morning crews are trying to figure out how a massive grass fire started in fairfield. highway 12 is back open and evacuation orders have been lifted for a nearby apartment complex. the fire broke out around 5 yesterday evening along highway 12 near pennsylvania avenue. firefighters were able to control the fire about two hours later. people who live in the area say this isn't the first time that field of dry grass has caught fire.
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across the way from a playground. one member accused him of touching her chest so she left the church. another member says she had seen tax-gomez innappropriatel y hug and kiss children too close to the lips. he faces six charges. police are now looking for any other possible victims to come forward. ( mark ) three santa clara county deputies are found guilty of second degree murder in the death of a mentaly ill inmate. 31-year-old michael tyree was found naked and badly beaten in his jail cell back in 2015. several weeks later the coroner found tyree died from blunt force trauma. the next day rafael rodrigues, jereh lubrin, and matthew farris were arrested. the sheriff's department came under intense scrutiny as a result of the case. santa clara county sheriff laurie smith says she hopes the sheriff's office will be able to regain the public's trust.
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transformation ensuring transparency, safety and quality within our facilities.> ( mark ) each deputy faces 15-years to life in prison. sentencing will be in september. ( james ) deliberations in the sentencing phase of the antolin garcia-torres murder trial are done for the week. garcia-torres is still waiting to find out if he will get the death penalty or life in prison.. three weeks ago, the 26-year-old was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of morgan hill teenager sierra lamar. deliberations in the penalty phase of the trial will resume on monday. ( james ) family and friends of the victims involved in a deadly crash in alameda on memorial day are demanding answers from the driver. and now we are also learning some new information about one of the people who remains in the hospital in critical condition. this is sergio garcia valdez. his aunt reached out to kron 4 saying family members have been by his side ever since he was brought to highland hospital following the crash. the aunt says - sergio owned the
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truck involved in the crash. but he was not behind the wheel at the time of the accident. witness say they saw the truck was speeding down the street when it clipped a minivan and rolled several times. these are the two high school seniors killed in the crash. they are 18-year-old simon soleto and 17-year-old briana ortega. ( mark ) we now know the name of the person killed in a shooting wednesday night in antioch. we first brought you this story on the kron 4 morning news. police say 24-year-old emetrik mckneely was shot and killed on lemontree way. when police arrived on scene.. they say mckneely tried driving away. that's when he crashed into several other cars. police took him to the hospital where he later died. officers eventually located the shooter and took him into custody after a short standoff. the gunman's name has not yet been released. ( mark ) three men have been convicted of murder for a 20-15 shootout in west oakland that left an innocent bystander dead. the victim was chyemil pierce. she was a 30-year-old mother of three. the gun battle started after two
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groups got into an argument. pierce was on her way home with two of her children when the fight broke out near by. she was hit in the back of the head by a stray bullet while trying to get her kids to ( james ) still ahead... the winner of the national spelling bee is from california. see which word led to her victory and how our local spellers fared in the finals. and later... a major bart closure in the east bay this weekend. find out which stations affected. and after the break... more than a dozen sexual harassment complaints in one bay area school district. what the district is doing to stop the problem.( rebecca ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you the break. . . ♪
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) breaking news. a massive water main break is flooding near homes right now in belmont.( james )
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kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more. lydia? (lydia) breaking news out of belmont. several homes are flooding after a water main break. crews are on scene of 2856 san juan blvd. ( james ) thanks ( james ) ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you the morning. ( mark ) the palo alto school district has opened 20
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separate investigations into student-involved sexual assault or harassment cases. all 20 cases were brought up this school year. board members learned about the extent of the investigations at a special meeting earlier this week. a majority of the incidents were logged last month following public scrutiny into the district's handling of student sexual violence. the superintendent says the district will create a new assistant superintendent position to oversee reports of sexual harassment as well as staff training. ( james ) despite pressure from foreign leaders and corporate c-e-o's wordwide, presdient trump is pulling the united states out of the paris climate agreement. president trump announced the decision saying the accord allows other nations to take advantage of the u-s. the announcement came in the face of protests from business groups, world leaders and even trump's own daughter, ivanka. while critics have said backing out of the deal will put the u-s at a disadvantage on the world stage, the president insisted the paris agreement was bad for business and bad for the economy. but president trump did leave
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the door open to striking a new climate deal with the help of democrats ( james ) withdrawing from the paris climate agreement was one of the president's key campaign promises. but the the u-s pullout will not be completed until november 20-20, when the president is up for re- election. ( james ) and happening today... there will be a rally in front of the federal building in san francisco to protest the president's decision. protesters will gather at noon. other protests were held last night in washington d-c ... new york and london. and after the president's announcement... two of president trump's advisers have walked away. disney c-e-o bob iger said he will step down from president's business advisory council -- and tesla c-e-o elon musk said he would quit the same panel in protest.
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( mark ) the white house is taking it's push for a travel ban to the nation's highest court. last night the trump administration asked the u-s supreme court to allow the travel ban to go into effect. the travel ban blocks foreign nationals from six muslim-majority countries from entering the u-s. a federal judge ruled in march that the order violates the constitution. the fourth circuit court of appeals affirmed the judge's decision last month. the white house is asking the supreme court to review the ban and consider the legality of the executive order. ( mark ) at least 36 people are dead after a man opened fire at a resort in the philippines. officials say the victims suffocated from smoke after the gunman stormed into the casino-hotel and set fire to gambling tables. police say none of the victims had gunshot wounds. dozens of other people were injured from the stampede of people who were running to escape. police found the gunman near manila's airport dead of apparent suicide. officers say there was no indication of terrorism and think robbery was the motive.
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( mark ) a 12-year-old girl from fresno came out on top in the 20-17 national spelling bee.( james ) here's the winning moment: ( mark ) marocain is a type of dress fabric. ananya vinay went head-to-head against an eighth grader from oklahoma in the championship round. vinay spelled 35-words correctly - and will claim a 40-thousand dollar prize. and one of our bay area spellers... shrinidhi gopal from san ramon was one of the last 15 spellers in the competition. ( james ) still ahead... police make an arrest in connection to the recent car break-ins at bart stations. how police were able to catch at least
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one suspect. and next... new video released overnight of tiger woods after his arrest. see what woods was doing while at the police station. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) newly released video of tiger woods at a police station after his arrest shows the golfer disoriented and struggling to stay seated in a chair. police in jupiter, florida arrested woods early on memorial day after finding him asleep at the wheel in his car. he was unable to pass field sobriety tests and appeared intoxicated. in the video... woods asks the deputies to unlock his bracelets. two breath tests at the police station
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confirmed that he had no alcohol in his body. woods is recovering from a back surgery he had last month and was likely prescribed powerful painkillers. ( mark ) portland police are looking for the thief who stole a wedding ring from one of the men stabbed to death on a oregon train last week. officers say this is the man who stole rick best's wedding ring. he also stole best's back-pack after he was attacked. best was killed while he was trying to stop a man from insulting two women on a train. the thief is seen in this video with two of best's backpacks. ( will ) the warriors win big in the nba finals i will have the reaction in a live report.( rebecca ) cool ( rebecca )( rebecca ) cool temperatures right now, but things will warm-up this afternoon...with lots of sunshine in store...i'll have the details...after the break. . .
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a massive water main break is flooding very close to homes in belmont.( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more. lydia? (lydia) breaking news out of belmont. several homes are flooding after a water main break. crews are on scene of 2856 san juan blvd. ( mark )( darya ) welcome kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... ( mark )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... slight warming is forecast for today as high pressure strengthens over california and onshore flow weakens. an
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approaching low pressure trough will bring slightly cooler weather to the area over the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. 101 ( mark ) the n-b-a finals got off to a fast start for the golden state warriors.( james ) they came out firing on all cylinders and came away with a big victory. will tran is live at oracle with reaction to the big victory. ( will ) the warriors remain undefeated during the 2017 postseason. they came away with a big victory against the
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cavaliers in game one of the n-b-a finals. let's get to the highlights. steph and lebron sharing a hug before the game. but the star of the game was kevin durant. the game was close in the first quarter. lebron james here with the big dunk over javale mcgee then steph curry with the tough finish at the rim. he had 28 points in the game. kevin durant then takes over in the second quarter. he had a game high 38 points. durant also added 8 assists and 8 rebounds. the warriors would go on to win this one easily by a final
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score 113 to 91. after the game durant talked about his big game 1 performance. < last year was a fluke. last year they suspended draymond, curry was ill. now they have a healthy k-d. i'm calling a sweep""it's just about winning the championship. i can guarantee it. it's just about winning"> ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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winning">it's just about can guarantee it. championship. i winning the "it's just about d. i'm calling a have a healthy k-was ill. now they have a healthy k-d. i'm calling a sweep""it's just about winning the championship. i can guarantee it. it's just about winning"> ( mark ) thanks will. we will check back with you the morning.
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( james ) there will be a major bart closure this weekend. bart officials say they will be closing the track between the fremont- warm springs and south fremont stations. bart officials will be running test trains on the track on saturday and sunday. they say the tests make it unsafe to run passenger trains. there will be free bus shuttles between the stations every 15 to 20 minutes. passengers should expect up to 30 minute delays. ( james ) police have made an arrest in connection to a string of car break-ins at several bart stations. earlier this week... bart police reported as many as 16 cars had been burglarized. nine of those happening in one day at the millbrae bart station. a daly city police officer arrested two teens yesterday for auto burglary in the parking lot of century theatres - which is near the daly city bart station. one of the teens
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was then identified as a suspect in the string of bart crimes. ( mark ) we now know the name of the man shot and killed by san jose police last week. it happened on east saint john street last sunday. police say 35-year-old francis de la cruz was armed with an axe when police showed up to a home and saw smoke coming front under the front door. they say when they entered... de la cruz dropped the axe but then picked it back up after officers tried to use a taser on him. that's when an officer fired his gun. de la cruz died. this was the 6th police shooting in san jose so far this year. ( james ) coming up... dead sharks washing up on bay area beaches. hear what scientists think is to blame. and later... and planned parenthood is closing several bay area offices. we will tell you which locations will be impacted. and after the break... a recent botulism outbreak causes one person to drop out of college. hear what she has to say about her life threatening so tell us your big idea for getting
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) with the recent outbreak of botulism at a walnut grove gas station, a 22-year old survivor is speaking out about her experience with the illness. karina uroza says the first sympton she experienced last february was blurred vision. by the next day her health problems escalated. she was losing her ability to walk and talk. it took a few days for doctors to diagnose her correctly. she ended up staying in the hospital for three weeks and was forced to drop out of u-c- davis for the semester.
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was about to take a year or so to recover. o.c.. " >( james ) karina uroza recovered in about half of the usual time. she was able to return to school and is graduating this year with a degree in psychology. ( mark ) and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four morning news at six... a warning to toyota drivers. we'll show you which car can stall without warning while you are driving.( james ) plus... some bart janitors are making over six figures in overtime pay alone. hear what changes bart is making to control its outrageous overtime pay. ( mark ) and... president trump is pulling out of the paris climate agreement. see what governor jerry brown is doing in response to president trump's decision. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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♪ ♪ the best way to get together is with a treat you make together. ♪ ♪ on 5:45... here's a quick
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look at the top stories we're following this morning... the golden state warriors take game one of the n-b-a finals. the game was a close one in the beginning. as the warriors closed the 1st quarter with a 5 point lead. but then kevin durant took over. finishing with a game high 38 points. curry finished the game with 28 of his own. hitting 6 3 pointers. the dubs would go on to blow out the cavs by a final score of 113 to 91. game 2 will be this sunday at oracle.( james ) and...
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scary moments after a grassfire nearly engulfs several homes in fairfield. the 4 alarm fire broke out along highway 12. stoping traffic in the area and prompting some evacuations. no injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. the highway this morning. ( mark ) and police in menlo park have arrested a pastor on mulitple counts of sexual assault. they say the assaults involve both adults and juveniles. east palo alto resident victor elizandro tax-gomez was the pastor at el senor justicia nuestera church in menlo park. police are asking anyone else who may have information to come ( mark ) ( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door..
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no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(rebecca)a gorgeous day in store for you as we take a live look outside...mostly clear conditions that we're seeing around the bay area with cool temperatures to start off your morning. make sure you grab a light jacket or sweater for now, but you won't need it this afternoon! expect lots of sunshine around lunchtime with a slight warming trend for your friday. some hot temperatures inland,
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warm ones around the bay and temps pretty mild along the coast. the sunny skies and warm weather isn't going anywhere...this weekend will be much of the same so spend it outdoors if you can!
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( mark ) hundreds of leopard sharks have been washing up on shorelines throughout much of the bay area the past few months. and researchers are still trying to figure out why. this week...ocean life experts found a common pathogen in three of the sharks that have been examined. they believe the sharks are picking up deadly toxins in stagnant saltwater that was wahsed into the bay from the heavy rain this past winter. this is the largest die-off of the leopard shark since 20- 11...when there also was heavy rain. ( james ) planned parenthood is slated to close three bay area locations this month. the closures are a result of a state funding issue. the clinics in pittsburg, vacaville and central richmond are closing their doors. officials say they help patients regardless
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if they have insurance or not. in those cases, clinics get a re-imbursement from the state but planned parenthood says there is no longer enough money to fund the program. officials are pushing for more funding including money from the cigarette tax. planned parenthood plans to direct their patients to other nearby planned parenthood locations. ( james ) a massive landslide that blocked a portion of highway one in big sur... has added 13 acres to the coastline. the may 20th slide created a bulge of land the size of 10 football fields. the slide covered a quarter-mile of highway one with up to 80 feet of dirt. but experts at u-c santa cruz say the extra coastline won't last... that erosion will eventually eat it away. caltrans says it will take about a year to repair the road...and to fix it will cost upwards of a million dollars. ( mark ) in ventura county.. federal investigators are now looking into a deadly plane crash that killed one person. it happened yesterday afternoon
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near solimar beach. investigators say one person died in the crash. they believe the pilot was the only one on board the cessna 180 plane when it crashed. witnesses say they saw pieces of the plane fall onto the pacific coast highway. the n-t-s-b is investigating the plane crash. ( mark ) the search has been called off for a young man that fell from a four- hundred and ten foot waterfall. it happened yesterday afternoon at feather falls which is east of lake oroville. a friend reported the fall, but did not know the man's last name. because of that...investigators don't know exactly who they are looking for. cal fire crews hiked near the falls and two helicopters searched the area. firefighters were going to rappel down the falls, but decided it was too dangerous. ( mark ) butte county search and rescue have taken over the case. it is not clear if crews will continue the search today. ( mark ) coming up on the
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kron four morning news... more than a dozen sexual harassment complaints in one bay area school district. coming up at six...what the district is doing to stop the problem. and after the break... two new movies hitting theaters this weekend. we have a look at the new film expected to dominate at the box office.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. .bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) two superheroes have movies out in theaters this weekend....wonder woman and captain underpants.( mark ) rick damigella has a
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preview. (nat wonder woman lands) "if no one else will defend the world, then i must." heralded by glowing reviews, wonder woman's big screen debut looks likely to lasso a box office win. hollywood prognosticators peg the film to open anywhere between 95 million dollars, according to the hollywood reporter, to a potential 118-million, according to deadline. no matter which ends up being right, "wonder woman" will win the weekend, as last week's number-one movie, "pirates of the caribbean: dead men tell no tales" is predicted to sink 55-percent, to just over 28 million. "you are now the amazing, captain underpants!" "tra la laaaa!" another super hero story, this one in tighty whities, makes its cinematic debut this weekend as "captain underpants: the first epic movie" swoops onto screens. industry analysts say the computer animated flick, based on the popular children's book series, could score between 20 and 30 million dollars. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. ( mark ) coming up in the
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next hour... we are following breaking news out of belmont... people forced out of their homes because of a water main break. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the latest on the shut off the water. and three south bay jail guards are convicted of murder. how long they could end up spending behind bars. and the warriors win game one of the n-b-a finals. at the top of the hour hear what kevin durant is saying about his staredown with rhianna. this is a story about mail and packages. and it's also a story about people and while we make more e-commerce deliveries to homes than anyone else in the country, we never forget... that your business is our business the united states postal service.
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priority: you ( mark ) breaking news.
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a massive water main break is flooding close to homes in
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belmont.( james ) there are some evacuations underway. kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more. lydia? (lydia) breaking news out of belmont. several homes are flooding after a water main break. crews are on scene of 2856 san juan blvd.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (rebecca)taking a live look outside...mostly clear conditions we're seeing around the bay area with cool temperatures to start.but beautiful weather with a slight warming trend is expected for your friday...with lots of sunshine this afternoon. some hot
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temperatures inland, warm around the bay and mild along the coast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) the ( mark ) the warriors
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remain undefeated during the 2017 postseason.( james ) they came away with a big victory against the cavaliers in game one of the n-b-a finals. will tran is live at oracle with reaction to the big victory. ( will ) the warriors remain undefeated during the 2017 postseason. they came away with a big victory against the cavaliers in game one of the n-b-a finals. let's get to the highlights. steph and
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lebron sharing a hug before the game. but the star of the game was kevin durant. the game was close in the first quarter. lebron james here with the big dunk over javale mcgee then steph curry with the tough finish at the rim. he had 28 points in the game. kevin durant then takes over in the second quarter. he had a game high 38 points. durant also added 8 assists and 8 rebounds. the warriors would go on to win this one easily by a final score 113 to 91. after the game durant talked about his big game 1 performance.
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( james ) right now crews are trying to figure out how a massive grass fire started in fairfield. ( mark ) highway 12 is back open and evacuation orders have been lifted for a nearby apartment
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complex. kron 4's averi harper is live in fairfield this morning with the latest. ( averi ) this morning crews are trying to figure out how a massive grass fire started in fairfield. highway 12 is back open and evacuation orders have been lifted for a nearby apartment complex. the fire broke out around 5 yesterday evening along highway 12 near pennsylvania avenue. firefighters were able to control the fire about two hours later. people who live in the area say this isn't the first time that field of dry grass has caught fire.
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adults. 47-year-old victor tax-gomex led services at the el senor justicia nuestra church for at least four years. police say several victims claimed he sexual abused them at the church, across the way from a playground. one member accused him of touching her chest so she left the church. another member says she had seen tax-gomez innappropriatel y hug and kiss children too close to the lips. he faces six charges. police are now looking for any other possible victims to come forward. ( mark ) three santa clara county deputies are found guilty of second degree murder in the death of a mentaly ill inmate. 31-year-old michael tyree was found naked and badly beaten in his jail cell back in 2015. several weeks later the coroner found tyree died from blunt force trauma. the next day rafael rodrigues, jereh lubrin, and matthew farris were arrested. the sheriff's department came under intense scrutiny as a result of the case. santa clara county sheriff laurie smith says she hopes the sheriff's office will be able to regain the public's trust.
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county sheriffwe will not be defined by the actions of these three individuals. we have been undergoing a broad transformation ensuring transparency, safety and quality within our facilities.> ( mark ) each deputy faces 15-years to life in prison. sentencing will be in september. ( james ) deliberations in the sentencing phase of the antolin garcia-torres murder trial are done for the week. garcia-torres is still waiting to find out if he will get the death penalty or life in prison.. three weeks ago, the 26-year-old was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of morgan hill teenager sierra lamar. deliberations in the penalty phase of the trial will resume on ( james ) family and friends of the victims involved in a deadly crash in alameda on memorial day are demanding answers from the driver. and now we are also learning some new information about one of the people who remains in the hospital in critical condition. this is sergio garcia valdez. his aunt
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reached out to kron 4 saying family members have been by his side ever since he was brought to highland hospital following the crash. the aunt says - sergio owned the truck involved in the crash. but he was not behind the wheel at the time of the accident. witness say they saw the truck was speeding down the street when it clipped a minivan and rolled several times. these are the two high school seniors killed in the crash. they are 18-year-old simon soleto and 17-year-old briana ortega. ( mark ) we now know the name of the person killed in a shooting wednesday night in antioch. we first brought you this story on the kron 4 morning news. police say 24-year-old emetrik mckneely was shot and killed on lemontree way. when police arrived on scene.. they say mckneely tried driving away. that's when he crashed into several other cars. police took him to the hospital where he later died. officers eventually located the shooter and took him into custody after a short standoff. the gunman's name has not yet been released. ( james ) coming up... we are learning about more cases of sexual assault at schools on the peninsula. hear what one district is
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doing to stop the problem. plus... a sail boat goes up in flames with a man onboard. we'll show you what happens next. and after the break...a warning for drivers. there is a car can stall without warning. see which car that is ...next . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there.
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starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. welcome back. lets
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get a check of weather and traffic this morning. (rebecca)a gorgeous day in store for you as we take a live look outside...mostly clear conditions that we're seeing around the bay area with cool temperatures to
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start off your morning. make sure you grab a light jacket or sweater for now, but you won't need it this afternoon! expect lots of sunshine around lunchtime with a slight warming trend for your friday. some hot temperatures inland, warm ones around the bay and temps pretty mild along the
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coast. the sunny skies and warm weather isn't going anywhere...this weekend will be much of the same so spend it outdoors if you can!
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a warning to toyota drivers... some of their pickup trucks can stall without warning. the company is recalling 36- thousand tacoma pickus. it involves tacomas with v-6 engines from the 20-16 and 20-17 model years. toyota says a problem with the engine can cause the car to misfire or stall. the
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company won't say if there are any reports of injuries or accidents related to the defect. owners will be notified about the recall starting next month. dealers will replace the problem for free. ( mark ) despite pressure from foreign leaders and corporate c-e-o's wordwide, presdient trump is pulling the united states out of the paris climate agreement. president trump announced the decision saying the accord allows other nations to take advantage of the u-s. the announcement came in the face of protests from business groups, world leaders and even trump's own daughter, ivanka. while critics have said backing out of the deal will put the u-s at a disadvantage on the world stage, the president insisted the paris agreement was bad for business and bad for the economy. but president trump did leave the door open to striking a new climate deal with the help of democrats in washington.
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factories.">( mark ) withdrawing from the paris climate agreement was one of the president's key campaign promises. but the the u-s pullout will not be completed until november 20-20, when the president is up for re- election. ( james ) governor jerry brown says he won't let the u-s back away from the global commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. governor brown and the governors of new york and washington formed the "u-s climate alliance" to uphold the paris climate deal. their announcement yesterday came after president trump's formal declaration to remove the u-s from the deal. the governors say they are committed to reducing u-s emission levels and are urging other states to join. ( mark ) the palo alto school district has opened 20 separate investigations into student-involved sexual assault or harassment cases. all 20 cases were brought up this school year. board members learned about the extent of the investigations at a special meeting earlier this week. a majority of the incidents were logged last month following public scrutiny into the district's handling of student sexual
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violence. the superintendent says the district will create a new assistant superintendent position to oversee reports of sexual harassment as well as staff training. ( mark ) the state senate is advancing a government funded health care plan. the bill would replace insurance companies with state-funded health care for everyone in california. it now faces a tough path forward through a more moderate assembly. critics warned that the measure would require massive tax hikes and lead to long waits for health care. ( james ) san francisco mayor ed lee introduced a new two-year budget plan. it includes more money for addiction, mental health and homelessness services. money would also go towards street cleaning and fixing pot holes. the budget proposal includes about 10-billion dollars in spending for each of the next two fiscal years. mayor lee did wanr that he also plans on stepping up encampment teams working to break up homeless camps and get people off the streets. the board the board of supervisors will hold a hearing on the budget proposal later this month. ( james ) three bart
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janitors made an astounding amount of money in overtime last year. the figures are just being released. bart records show that three service workers each worked at least 25-hundred hours in overtime last year. and each made more than 115- thousand dollars in overtime pay. that's on top of their 60-thousand dollar salaries. bart says these hours are offered up to all system service workers... bart has projected a possible 25-million dollar budget shortfall for the upcoming year... so it has cut off all overtime for employees. ( mark ) crews in florida rescued a man after his sailboat caught on fire. it happened yesterday morning at a beach near miami. the boat went up in flames just four miles away from the shore. firefighters and the coast guard responded to the fire. they rescued the man and he was not injured. the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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they can see me but not the red light i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly">( mark ) and after the break... we have a big shout out to our buddy james fletcher. we'll explain why you should trust his morning forecasts.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) weather forecasts are more accurate than ever before.... behind us are some of james' highlights of giving the forecast....( james ) forecasts are approaching the point where they get tomorrow's high temperatures right nearly 80- percent of the time. it was 66-percent 11 years ago.(
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mark ) better forecasts are partly the result of more observations taken in the air and oceans and better understanding of how weather works. but it's mostly bigger and faster computers that put it together in complex computer models. ( james ) take a look at this.. a man finally gets approved to wear a strainer on his head in his driver's license photo for religious reasons.( james ) this is sean corbett from arizona. he had been looking for two years for a d-m-v office in arizona that would let him wear the strainer.( mark ) most states require peole to take their driver's license photo without any headgear, but exceptions can be made for religious reasons. corbett says he wanted to wear it because he is a "pasta-farian." ( james ) he says
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pasta-farian is part of the church of the flying spaghetti monster. he wears the colander as a kind of religious head-gear. plus breaking news... a massive water main break is flooding near homes right now in belmont. i'm live at the scene...( rebecca ) i'm tracking your morning forecast...
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(mark) u.s. markets closed at record-high levels on thursday. the standard & poor's 500 index ended at 2,430.06. the dow jones industrial average gained 135.53, and the nasdaq composite rose 48.31. all three indexes set record highs.
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(rebecca)taking a live look outside...mostly clear conditions we're seeing around the bay area with cool temperatures to start.but beautiful weather with a slight warming trend is expected for your friday...with lots of sunshine this afternoon. some hot temperatures inland, warm around the bay and mild along the coast. no major hot spots. no poblems on wb 92. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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( mark ) breaking news. a massive water main break is flooding near homes right now in belmont.( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more. lydia? (lydia)lydia live)you can see
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the water has slowed down quite a bit...we're told the water has been shut off but at the top of the hill.the family that lives here was allowed to go inside to get some items. but they are not being allowed to stay in their home for now because engineers are still looking at the hillside.(take vo)we spoke with the family who lives in this home, they told us at about 3:30 they heard water and initially thought it was a storm....then when they looked outside they saw the water gushing down the hill and called 911.we're at san juan blvd and monte cresta drive in belmont.we spoke to a man who lives in the home. (lydia)lydia live)you can see the water has slowed down quite a bit...we're told the water has been shut off but at the top of the hill.the family that lives here was allowed to go inside to get some items. but they are not being allowed to stay in their home for now because engineers are still looking at the hillside.(take vo)we spoke with the family who lives in this home, they told us at about 3:30 they heard water and initially thought it was a storm....then when they looked outside they saw the water gushing down the hill and called 911.we're at san juan blvd and monte cresta drive in belmont.we spoke to a man who lives in the home.he did not want his face or name on camera but told us it took emergency responders an hour
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to get here after he called 911. we're told between 3-4 families have been evacuated...reporting live lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) we now know the name of the man shot and killed by san jose police last week. it happened on east saint john street last sunday. police say 35-year-old francis de la cruz was armed with an axe when police showed up to a home and saw smoke coming front under the front door. they say when they entered... de la cruz dropped the axe but then picked it back up after officers tried to use a taser on him. that's when an officer fired his gun. de la cruz died. this was the 6th police shooting in san jose so far this year.
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( james ) a redwood city police officer will not be charged in a deadly shooting earlier this year. the suspect was wanted for a domestic violence incident ... where he chased his estranged wife around a parking lot with a gun. investigators later determined the man was also drunk at the time. officers say they repeatedly told the man to drop the gun but he refused. ( mark ) police have made an arrest in connection to a string of car break-ins at several bart stations. earlier this week... bart police reported as many as 16 cars had been burglarized. nine of those happening in one day at the millbrae bart station. a daly city police officer arrested two teens yesterday for auto burglary in the parking lot of century theatres - which is near the daly city bart station. one of the teens was then identified as a suspect in the string of bart crimes. ( mark ) there will be a major bart closure this weekend. bart officials say they will be closing the track between the fremont- warm springs and south fremont stations. bart officials will be running test trains on the track on saturday and
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sunday. they say the tests make it unsafe to run passenger trains. there will be free bus shuttles between the stations every 15 to 20 minutes. passengers should expect up to 30 minute delays. ( james ) some drivers in mountain view are not following two back to back traffic lights in their neighborhood.( mark ) kron four's stanley roberts takes a look in "people behaving badly." (who are you?) who are you? (who are you to be filming people here), it's a public street (yea so.) so i can publicly film, (really) yea enjoy it thank you you too while i'm recording in public ..here is some information that will save you the headache of getting a ticket for running a red light see this black and white sign which reads stop here on red . it's pretty much self explanatory but just in case its still confusing ill try to dumb it downnats: ambiance i'm just outside the moutain
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view caltrain station on castro street and there are two sets of lights one set before the tracks and one set behind the tracks when the light turns red everyone must stop here at this limit line and wait for the light to turn green easier said than done. nats: ambiance because many drivers roll right past the first set of red lights and stop at the second set . the problem with that is when you do that you are running the red light nats: ambiancein other cases drivers stop at the limit line only to drive forward to the second set again that is considered running the red light whether in a car or on a bicycle nats: ambiance all day every day you will see drivers run the red risking 400 dollar ticket and point you your driving record the reason for this is simple, it's to prevent people from stopping on the caltrain tracks and potentially getting hit by a train nats: ambiance and even with a green light drivers need to keep clear of the tracks all to often i watch drivers get stuck on the tracks or have to back up when if they stayed behind the stop
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here on red sign they would put themselves in a sticky situation. if driver would pull there head out there phones and pay attention to the road many of the mistakes could be avoided nats: ambiance so basically keep back until its your turn you can save money by not getting a ticket or have a life by not getting hit by a train .. view stanley roberts kron 4 news ( mark ) coming up... we are getting new video of tiger woods after his arrest. see what the legendary golfer was doing at the police station. and after the break... a california girl takes home the top prize at the national spelling bee. see what word she spelled to win it all. plus we'll show you how our bay area spellers did. and here's a live look outside...
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( james ) a 12-year-old girl from fresno came out on top in the 20-17 national spelling bee.( mark ) here's the winning moment: marocain is a type of dress fabric. ananya vinay went head-to-head against an eighth grader from oklahoma in the championship round. vinay spelled 35- words correctly - and will claim a 40-thousand dollar prize. and one of our bay area spellers... shrinidhi gopal from san ramon was one of the last 15 spellers in the competition. ( james ) coming up... a botulism outbreak kills one bay area man and sickens at least nine others. hear what one survivor is saying out about dealing with the disease.... ( rebecca ) and i'm tracking your morning
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forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. . we're coming up
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on 6:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... the golden state warriors take game one of the n-b-a finals. the game was a close one in the beginning. as the warriors closed the 1st quarter with a 5 point lead. but then kevin durant took over. finishing with a game high 38 points. curry finished the game with 28 of his own. hitting 6 3 pointers. the dubs would go on to blow out the cavs by a final score of 113 to 91. game 2 will be this sunday at oracle.( james ) and... scary moments after a grassfire nearly engulfs several homes in fairfield. the 4 alarm fire broke out along highway 12. stoping traffic in the area and prompting some evacuations. no injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. the highway is back open this morning. ( mark ) and
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police in menlo park have arrested a pastor on mulitple counts of sexual assault. they say the assaults involve both adults and juveniles. east palo alto resident victor elizandro tax-gomez was the pastor at el senor justicia nuestra church in menlo park. police are asking anyone else who may have information to come forward. (mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... (rebecca)a gorgeous day in store for you as we take a live look outside...mostly
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clear conditions that we're seeing around the bay area with cool temperatures to start off your morning. make sure you grab a light jacket or sweater for now, but you won't need it this afternoon! expect lots of sunshine around
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lunchtime with a slight warming trend for your friday. some hot temperatures inland, warm ones around the bay and temps pretty mild along the coast. the sunny skies and warm weather isn't going anywhere...this weekend will be much of the same so spend it outdoors if you can! no major hot spots.richmond no major hot spots.richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) with the recent outbreak of botulism at a walnut grove gas station, a ( mark ) with the recent outbreak of botulism at a walnut grove gas station, a 22-year old survivor is speaking out about her experience with the illness.
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karina uroza says the first sympton she experienced last february was blurred vision. by the next day her health problems escalated. she was losing her ability to walk and talk. it took a few days for doctors to diagnose her correctly. she ended up staying in the hospital for three weeks and was forced to drop out of u-c- davis for the semester. ( mark ) karina uroza recovered in about half of the usual time. she was able to return to school and is graduating this year with a degree in psychology. ( james ) newly released video of tiger woods at a police station after his arrest shows the golfer disoriented and struggling to stay seated in a chair. police in jupiter, florida arrested woods early on memorial day after finding him asleep at the wheel in his car. he was unable to pass field sobriety tests and
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appeared intoxicated. two breath tests at the police station confirmed that he had no alcohol in his body. woods says he was having a bad reaction to medication. the golfer is recovering from back surgery he had last month and was likely prescribed powerful painkillers. ( james @ land ) a massive landslide that blocked a portion of highway one in big sur... has added 13 acres to the coastline. the may 20th slide created a bulge of land the size of 10 football fields. the slide covered a quarter-mile of highway one with up to 80 feet of dirt. but experts at u-c santa cruz say the extra coastline won't last... that erosion will eventually eat it away. caltrans says it will take about a year to repair the road...and to fix it will cost upwards of a million dollars. ( mark ) in ventura
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county.. federal investigators are now looking into a deadly plane crash that killed one person. it happened yesterday afternoon near solimar beach. investigators say one person died in the crash. they believe the pilot was the only one on board the cessna 180 plane when it crashed. witnesses say they saw pieces of the plane fall onto the pacific coast highway. the n-t-s-b is investigating the plane crash. ( mark ) planned parenthood is slated to close three bay area locations this month. the closures are a result of a state funding issue. the clinics in pittsburg, vacaville and central richmond are closing their doors. officials say they help patients regardless if they have insurance or not. in those cases, clinics get a re-imbursement from the state but planned parenthood says there is no longer enough money to fund the program. officials are pushing for more funding including money from the cigarette tax. planned parenthood plans to direct their patients to other nearby planned parenthood locations. (mark) stocks are edging
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higher in early trading on wall street. investors were disappointed by a report showing a slowdown in hiring last month. the government reported early friday that u.s. employers added 138,000 jobs in may, expected. the poor's 500 index edged up 1 point to 2,431. the dow industrial 10 points. the nasdaq climbed 18 ( james ) coming up in kron four news at seven... a warning to shoppers.... a major department store is targeted by hackers. see how your information could be impacted. and.... a baby hippo who was born prematurely makes a big step forward. what she is going to be doing in the next couple weeks. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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that was born prematurely at the cincinatti zoo is expected to make her public debut in the next couple weeks. "fiona" the hippo did appear for a preview on wednesday and explored the pool for the first time. swimmers went into the pool with her. they were filling in for family members that would have helped her learn how to swim. the zoo's online photo and video posts have made fiona the hippo a celebrity.
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( james ) a classic movie is returning to movie theaters... "the godfather."( mark ) the 1972 crime drama, which won three oscars and is widely considered one of the greatest movies of all time, returns to more than 700 theaters for a special event on sunday. that includes theaters here in the bay area.( james ) the movie is being re-released to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the film. but if you can't make it sunday theaters will also be showing the film again next wednesday. ( mark ) ahead in gary's world... the warriors.. kd.. rihanna.. the nba team that tweeted happy birthday to a player then fired him.. and the major league baseball manager ejected over an argument involving the bat boy.. and we'll test gary's spelling knowledge( james ) plus... we are following breaking news out of belmont... people forced out of their homes because of a water main break. kron
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4's lydia pantazes is live at the scene. and... evacuation orders are lifted after a massive grass fire in fairfield. kron four's averi harper is live with what fire crews are saying fueled that fire. enamel is the strong, white, outer layer of your tooth surface. the thing that's really important to dentists is to make sure that that enamel stays strong and resilient for a lifetime. the more that we can strengthen and re-harden that tooth surface, the whiter their patients' teeth are going to be. dentists are going to really want to recommend the new pronamel strong and bright. it helps to strengthen and re-harden the enamel. it also has stain lifting action. it's going to give their patients the protection that they need and the whiter teeth that they want. ♪ ( mark ) breaking news. a
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massive water main break is flooding close to homes in belmont.( james ) there are some evacuations underway.
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kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the scene with more. lydia? (lydia)you can see the water has slowed down quite a bit... we're told the water has been shut off but at the top of the hill.the family that lives here was allowed to go inside to get some items.but they are not being allowed to stay in their home for now because engineers are still looking at the hillside.we spoke with the family who lives in this home, they told us at about 3:30 they heard water and initially thought it was a storm....then when they looked outside they saw the water gushing down the hill and called 911.

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