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that all the fireworks tomorrow are safe and sane. whoosha deadly morning on one of the bay area's busiest freeways.tonight the chp is questioning a big rig truck in the hit and run death of a young motorcyclist.whooshmaybe youve seen them at your local supermarket: amazon lockers. find out why the world's biggest online retailer is offering an alternative to home delivery.whooshand new jersey's governor, roasted after he's caught sunbathing on a beach he ordered closed to the public,you're watching kron four news in prime time. (pam) we're one day away from celebrating the country's independence...and with that comes bar-be-que's and fireworks.good evening i'm pam moore. (steve) i'm steve aveson. in many cities there are designated areas for people that want to light their own fireworks.in contra
costa county, it's illegal every where you go.kron 4's alecia reid joins us live from the east bay... what will happen to those who get caught with illegal fireworks? that's right, fireworks are always illegal in contra costa county. but that doesn't stop people from lighting themas a matter of fact, i've been hearing them all afternoon and evening.and folks in the richmond-san pablo neighborhood i visited, tell me that has always been the case.fireworks are being set off the weekend before july 4, on the actual holiday, and even the week after.this is concerning for families living near wild-cat canyon.that area is a very high fire-hazard severity-zone.and there are people that ignore signs that say fireworks are not allowed. the dry vegetation in that area is perfect for starting fires, and with those homes
nearby, it can be disastrous. captain george laing says there are numerous amounts of injuries that occur each year because of fireworks..and fire crews are stretched thin on the fourth because of fires due to the "setting off" of illegal fireworks.he says if caught penalties, fines, and jail time, all increase depending on the amount of illegal fireworks that are in that person's possession. george laing - if you use fireworks and injure someone or a fire spreads and damages property, then you can be held under felony charges for the fire and the damages. in addition, if there's cost recovery that the county proceeds with, you'll be liable for all the costs of fire protection. for example if we look in this area behind us, if cal fire is needed to assist us in extinguishing a fire and you started that fire using illegal fireworks, then you're responsible for all the costs. standupof course there would also be criminal charges added to thatthose are some things to consider if you're thinking about setting off illegal fireworks in contra costa county.reporting from san pablo.
(pam) new tonight, the california highway patrol says.. it has arrested two people in sonoma county for possession of illegal fireworks(steve) c-h-p says the pair were had roman candles and mortar style fireworks in the trunk of their car. kron 4's charles clifford has details. in california, any fireworks that fly into the air or explode are illegal. safe and sane fireworks which can be flashy but stay on the ground are only allowed in a few places. . . like here in rhonert park. the california highway patrol says that most illegal fireworks they find are brought in from out of state.on sunday morning, a california chp officer pulled over a vehicle for weaving along highway 101 south of cotati. the driver had a suspended license and the passenger was wanted on an outstanding warrant. both were taken into custody. a search of their vehicle also uncovered illegal fireworks.sot while doing a routine inventory of the trunk he found about 14 mortar style fireworks and a couple roman
candle type firworks that launch fireworks in the air. the fireworks, similar to these, were apparently large enough that the highway patrol felt compelled turned them over to the sonoma county sheriff's bomb unit. what's unclear at this point is where they got the fireworks.sotnot in california, so i assume they got em out of state.the driver and passenger are both now facing charges for possession of dangerous fireworks.natswe got the family pack.meanwhile, in nearby rhonert park, the sale of legal fireworks continued at a brisk pace on monday. says he prefers the safe and sane kind to the illegal ones because they are safer, easier to handle and the money he spends at this fireworks stand goes to a good cause.sotthe teen center. it's a christian teen center so we are here to support them.finally, possession of illegal fireworks is a misdemeanor that can result in a 1000 dollar fine and up to a year in jail. in rhonert park, charels cliffor kron 4 news. (pam) this latest fireworks bust is just one of 3 - major incidents.. in that last week an undercover sting in hayward forced nearby neighbors to evacuate on friday. detectives say, they met with a craigslist seller ... after the illegal fireworks
were delivered --- the juvenile suspect tried to run, but was arrested. police then found more fireworks in the suspect's home ... and called in a special squad to dispose of the explosives. ( steve ) and on tuesday a stash was found at a newark home. investigators say the seller was advertising on craigslist and they simply responded to the post. when they showed up and searched the home... they found hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks. the 21-year-old suspect was arrested. we have also heard of several busts in the south bay.... with thousands of pounds of explosives seized since april. california highway patrol has found a driver they were looking for who was involved in an early-morning hit and run.that was just one of two deadly accidents on i-80 this morning. kron four's spencer blake is live in san pablo.spencer, these separate wrecks were pretty close to each other. in both distance and time.i'm standing pretty close to where each of them happened.two people died in those separate
wrecks. at about 4 a-m, a car driving westbound on i-80 near san pablo dam road spun out of control, and came to a stop facing the wrong way near the median.the driver, lindche tran, got out and tried to get to safety, but the lights on her wrecked car were out, so another car couldn't avoid hitting her.tran died there on the highway."that's terrible; i feel sorry for their family." the two people in the other car had minor injuries.i spoke with a neighbor who lives near the pedestrian bridge that stretches over this part of the interstate."you see a lot of accidents or anything?oh yeah, i hear 'em all the time. i hear 'em all the time.""less than 15 minutes had passed after that first wreck was cleared up before tragedy struck again."and look how close the second crash was to the site of the first.it was almost 6:30 when a motorcyclist, nicholas brown, got hit by a big-rig truck."in the morning definitely when they come down this hill, and they're just flying."he was thrown from his bike, and died. the truck driver stopped for a few minutes, but then took off. c-h-p tried to find the hit- and-run driver, and thanks to tips from the public, officers
did track him down.they say he's cooperating with their investigation. it's been a busy weekend with several fatal crashes at highway speeds all around the bay area this long holiday weekend.live in san pablo, spencer blake, kron four news. (pam) a 3- month old baby is in the hospital.. fighting for his life tonight . that boy and his mother survived a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed his two older brothers.(steve) concord police do have a suspect in custody. and tonight we are learning more about him. kron4's haaziq madyun spoke to the suspect's pastor who says...the man he knows is a good person. double fatal hit and run suspect lemuel wilson remains hospitalized, in the custody of the california highway patrol. 35-year-old wilson has been charged with 2 counts of vehiclar homicide, hit and run
causing great bodily injury and driving on a suspended license causing injury. these charges stem from friday's deadly traffic accident on highway 4 off ramp at solano in concord, where according to c-h-p investigators witnesses spotted a man matching wilson's description running away from a car that slammed into vehicle killing two little boys ages 5 and 10.also injuring their mother and critically injuring their 3- month-old baby brother pastor tyrone duckett says he knows lumuel wilson very well and describes him as a man who has been a regular member of his church in oakland for the past 7-yearsthat is why pastor duckett finds it hard to contemplate the what is alleged here
be quite honest with you i don't know what happened there, and because things such as this happen, we shouldn't put the stigma on them that they are bad people">saturday morning wilson checked into a local hospital. c-h-p investigators say it was there that they linked his dna to evidence found at the scene. in addition to the two boys who were killed in the accident, their mother was hospitalized with major injuries. she has since been released. however their 3-month-old bay brother remains in critical condition at childrens hospital in oakland...haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) new at 8. a seven year old fairfield boy drowned at a popular beach in solano county. it happened saturday at sandy beach in rio vista. the boywho was not wearing a life vestwas on a family outingand was in knee- deep water when he dissappeared. the drowning occured about a mile south of the rio vista bridge. citizens pulled the boy from the water. he was taken to a nearby hosptial...where he succumbed to his injuries. officials say sandy beach is not a swimming beach because
it's in a strong tidal areathat is safer for paddling. (pam) a man killed after speeding away from an attempted traffic stop... is now identified as javier mercado. police tried pulling over the 26 -year old in daly city, early saturday around 4 a-m. but mercado did not stop. because he was going so fast, the officer did not chase him. but his car was found nearby a short time later... mercado had crashed into a pole. the south san francisco resident died at the scene. (steve) a southern california father accused of killing his five year old son has pleaded not guilty. aramazd andressian junior went missing two months ago after police say he went to disneyland with his father. the boy's body was found on friday near a lake in santa barbara county. andressian senior was initially arrested then released in the boy's disappearance. detectives arrested him again last week in las vegas on suspicion of murder.
ambrosio rodriguez/andres sian's defense attorney: "obviously my client is dealing with this and being accused of murdering his son and the fact that his son's body was found this weekend so i think it is very clear and very obvious what he is going through given his state right now".(steve) police have said the alleged motive for the killing is a "tumultuous divorce". andressian is being held on 10-million dollars bail. ahead at eight.. how cities across the bay area are preparing for 4th of july fireworks shows. plus, what you need to know ... if you plan on taking bart to any holiday festivities tomorrow. and we'll take you to tahoe .. where people are able to celebrate the fourth in the snow! that's just ahead. i'm kron 4 meteorologist brittney shipp. coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast.details are right after the break. putting news first. pam moore. steve aveson. brittney shipp. and gary radnich. the kron4 news at 10 every night.
(pam) the countdown to the fourth of july is on. in san francisco, crews are setting up for the big fireworks show at pier 39. thirty pyro- technicians prepared mortars and aerial shells.. to be launched over the bay. the company behind the show says, it is dealing with fifteen- to twenty- tons of explosives. that will create 10-thousand
trains and buses before and after the show if you plan on taking in the fireworks show in san francisco tomorrow night... keep in mind bart will be running its weekend schedule. that means trains will not be running as frequently as they usually do. however due to the expected crowds, bart will be running longer trains to accommodate those planning to go to the fireworks show in san francisco. it will also run longer trains during the day since the a's will be playing a home game at the coliseum. that game starts at 1. (pam) and if you don't feel like leaving the comfort of your own home... you can catch the pier 39 fireworks show .... right here on kron four news. kron four will be bring you fireworks from across the bay area and the nation. 'july 4-th live' kicks off tuesday night at
9:00, right here on the bay area's news station. the fourth of july weekend is always busy in the lake tahoe area. and after a blockbuster winter ...one lake tahoe resort... is staying open.six second nat thanks to mother nature... visitors are snowboarding and skiing at squaw valley .... for independance day. sqauw valley officials are calling it " an endless winter." take a look.... a lot of ladies are in bikinis on slopes. and some guys... went shirtless to go snow boarding. the pool is also open. there will also be a special fireworks show this evening for visitors to enjoy. (pam) a live look outside at sfo tonight (steve)(cross shot brittney has the holiday forecast..
typical july weather to persist across the region through much of the week with overnight and morning low clouds retreating to the coast during afternoon hours. this will result in warm inland temperatures while cooler conditions persist near the coast. there is also the possibility of high based convection (thunderstorms) over the central coast on wednesday. a warming trend is then likely by the upcoming weekend. tesla is planning to reveal it's latest vehicle. how much money it costs and when it tesla is
tesla is planning to reveal it's latest vehicle. how much money it costs and when it will be available to buy. experts say ... car sales in america are actually on the decline. analysts explain the reason why. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast, a's/white sox highlights. they gotta big crowd tonight in oakland. of course, there's fireworks after the game, of course. but we'll also let you know about round one at wimbledon and venus williams. and hey, one
of the game's great players, maybe the best player in the game, skipping the all-star contest, later in this broadcast." ((steve))here's what we are tracking tonight at ten... police are calling in a wave of vandalism in one bay area city.more than 30 targets hit with spray paint..or found with tires slashed.now authorities are asking the public for help catching the suspects...find out where this is happening...tonight at ten. ♪
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are reporting a sharp drop in sales for the month of june. compared to a year ago, both general motors and ford said sales were down five percent. fiat chrysler reported a seven percent decline. analysts are seeing a pattern... car sales in the united states have lagged behind 20-16 levels every month this year. if that
performance continues, this year will mark the first since 20-09 that industry-wide sales declined. (steve) tesla is set to release its first mass market electronic vehicle this week. company c-e-o elon musk tweeted that the model three has passed all of its requirements. the first one is expected to be finished friday. the palo alto based company plans to produce 100 versions in august, and 20- thousand in december. pre-orders for these cars were opened about a year ago and there's a huge backlog. more than 300-thousand people have already placed a deposit, according to musk. these electronic vehicles have a pricetag of 35-thousand dollars... less than the previous models. (pam) if you're concerned about your packages being stolen from your apartment lobby or front porch, you can install a web cam which will help you identify the thieves. but, you still lose your package.. now, there is another techie solution to this problem kron 4's tech
reporter gabe slate shows us.. ((pkg)) these amazon lockers are popping up all over the bay area.. mostly at grocery stores.. but also at other types of businesses with a lot of daily foot traffic.. i don't know why amazon did this it comes off a little creepy to me. but they gave these lockers names.. like "gavin".amazon offers this service to their online shoppers for any time it's not convenient to deliver to their home. if you're concerned about your package being stolen after it's delivered and before you get to it .. this is a solution to that another use if you've ordered a gift for someone and you don't want them to see it when it arrives. stand up tech reporter gabe slate says: "and an advantage about using the lockers. you control when you pick it up.. you don't have to wait around for a package to be delivered and worry you're missing it." here's how it works.. when you are on the checkout screen on the website.. directly under your shipping address there is an option to pick up the item at an amazon locker. you are then shown a map with the locations and the hours the lockers are accessible. pick one then.. it ships
normally just to the locker instead of your home. if you're a prime member it will do the 2 day free shipping thing once it arrives at the locker you get an alert through email or text in that alert will be a secret code you punch in the screen on the locker to retrieve your item. once you do that the cubby containing your package will automatically open. i know i'm a geek but the experience is kind of cool the secret code.. the automation.. when the order is placed amazon says you only have 3 days to pick up the item or will be sent back and then you will be refunded. however my experience has been different it has always allowed six to seven days for pick up.thanks gavin keep up the with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. ahead at eight.. why new jersey governor chris christie is catching so much heat for his weekend plans .. plans denied others in his state. and we're learning more about the number of homeless people in the south bay. how rates this year compare with years past. ((brittney tease))i'm kron 4 meteorologist brittney shipp. coming up, i will take a look
(steve) a live look outside .. the golden gate bridge tonight (pam) brittney has the holiday weather.. typical july weather to persist across the region through much of the week with overnight and morning low clouds retreating to the coast during afternoon hours. this will result in warm inland temperatures while cooler conditions persist near the coast. there is also the possibility of high based convection (thunderstorms) over the central coast on wednesday. a warming trend
the number of homeless people is on the rise in the south bay. san jose says, it has counted more than 43- hundred people on the streets... that's an increase of seven- percent. the city adds... many of those people are not living in shelters.. but are instead staying in dangerous places on the streets. the survey also discovered a large number
of encampents... more than 600 in total. cities are required to do counts every two years... in order to receive federal funding. ( steve)new jersey's governor chris christie taking some shade after he was caught sunbathing on a beach closed to the public by a government shutdownthe governor and his family had it all to themselves because all state beaches were closed over the weekend.before the pictures surfaced, christie had insisted he had not been in the sun. "i did not get any sun today. no, there is no one at island beach state park. there are no lifeguards, no one to pick up the garbage, there's no one providing any services at island beach state park.next, next, excuse me next. next. i'm done. (steve) that was before the pictures came out in the state capital's newspaper.a spokesman later insisted that christie was on the beach only briefly before heading into the office.the spokesman said he did not get any sun because he had a baseball hat on. (pam)
meanwhile, the man governor christie backed for president ... is stirring up controversy in washington ... and apparently loving it.(steve) as catherine heenan reports, on this fourth of july, patriotism is taking a back seat to donald trump's twitter rants. "the fake media is trying to silence us but we we will not let them." a verbal tirade at an event meant to honor america's veterans ahead of the fourth of july "the fake media tried to stop us from going to the white house but i'm president and they're not."on twitter a barrage of anti- media attacks over the holiday weekend. ... including a bizarre video doctored to show him pummeling a man with a cnn logo over his face.nats "it is an incitement to violence." "very disturbing. there's nothing lighthearted about it whatsoever."cnn released condemned the video, saying it is a sad day when the president of the united states encourages violence against reporters. instead of preparing for his overseas trip, his first meeting with vladimir putin, dealing with north korea and working on his
health care bill, he is involved in juvenile behavior far below the dignity of his office. we will keep doing our jobs. he should start doing his.the president returns to washington from new jersey tonight.tomorrow he hosts military families for the fourth of july before leaving for europe wednesday.thursday the president will make a stop in poland before arriving at the g20 on friday. perhaps the most anticipated meeting-- his first face-to- face with president vladimir putin. we don't know if it will be a long bilateral meeting or a shorter pull- aside at this stage. those details haven't been set so in part that format of that meeting will dictate what they discuss and how they discuss it. (pam) in newtown, connecticut, a judge is being asked to throw out an
eleven- million wrongful death lawsuit. back in 2015 -- parents of two children who were killed in the sandy hook shootings in december of 2012.. filed the lawsuit... it claims , the security measures at the elementary school were not able to protect the 20- children and six teachers who were killed... when a gunman went on a rampage before taking his own life. the other victims' parents are not part of this lawsuit. (steve) there is some nice weather ahead for the weather ahead some nice there is (steve) this lawsuit.not part of parents are not part of this lawsuit. (steve) there is some nice weather ahead for the holiday weekend... if your plans include hitting the beach this july fourth -- listen up.(pam) there are a few basic guidelines that will not only keep you safe... but also help keep the coast enjoyable. unfortunately -- not everyone follows the rules.
when taking a selfie, it's important to locate the highest point to take said selfie nats: ambiance unless the spot you picked had been designated as a dangerous area and hiking and climbing is prohibited and no two people are not safer than one .. it just means there are more people to rescue nats ambiance when the weather heats up, people often head as far west as humanly possible im at pacifica state beach in the well the city of pacifica the only beach i know with its own taco bell some of the beach guidelines are posted before you hit the sand . but we all know signs in the bay area don't mean much.this is
robert and he is picking up items off the beach. i was wondering what it was so i asked him what do you have here .. just plastic bits on the beach that ah birds and fish eat they think it's food . then it cause a fullness feeling in their stomach they don't eat and they die so how does it get on the beach? how does it get on the beach people just not picking it up after themselves and robert is correct; when i walked on the beach i found cups and broken glass and sand don't mixhere a case of empty bud light cans just left here for someone else to clean up . nats ambiance also, dogs are permitted but they are required to be on a leash . which means the leash must be on the dog and you attached to said leash in fact over near the pacifica pier, another sign reading no glass containers and dogs on leash . guess what. glass containers and dogs off leash .again my concern was more
about the trash robert had a very good suggestion if you pick up just three pieces litter every time you surf your doing a favor not only if you surf if you plan on beating the heat at the beach . enjoy the beach but pack in and pack out leave nothing but nature behindoh and never turn your back against ocean . i make sure i clean up after my self (you are one of the few i don't want to get caught behaving badly you have a good day in pacifica stanley roberts kron 4 news next- a hot air ballon made an emergency landing in one of the worst possible places. we'll explain why- just ahead.
(steve) p-g-and-e hit with a major lawsuit from valero. valero claims the utility company caused 75-million dollars in damage to the benicia refinery. the lawsuit stems back to a power outage in may. valero says, p-g-and -e shut off its electricity without notice. the loss of power forced an emergency shutdown of the refinery... and caused extensive flaring that sent black smoke billowing
into the sky. valero was fined for that flaring. (pam) new at eight. a hot air balloon had to make an emergency landing near disney world in florida today. a statement from "orlando balloon rides" said, a change of wind direction forced the pilot to land in a pond .... or risk contact with power lines. the pilot, and all 16 passengers on board... escaped serious injury. a child did swallow some water upon landing, but he was medically cleared. it took crews about one- hour to remove the hot air balloon from the pond.... which happened to be home to some alligators. (sot) "there was adrenaline -- it was pumping. but it was scary. now we're making fun of it, but it was serious. it was lucky that no one got hurt." the pilot is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking. the company said, it is cooperating with the f-a-a ... in any investigation. (steve)in sports... the a's
and we need you to help us break out! got it?...good...now move it!...i gotta go! ...here there is magic for days! being the victim of identity theft or bank fraud can be a nightmare. some people will go as far as erasing themselves from the internet to make sure it doesn't happen to them. there's some bad news about that idea: you can't erase yourself completely. your r-m-v records, voter files, and court files are all online - and hacking doesn't only happen at the computer. "someone could still get your credit card number by putting a camera on the pinpad at the local grocery store, and have several hundred numbers by the
time the day is out." unfortunately, there's no fool- proof way of solving this problem. "the good news is that you can still remove a lot of information from being online, and here are the 4 best ways to do that." first: delete your online accounts. services facebook, google, online banking, and even picture sharing keep a lot of your personal information. you may have to disable each account differently. second: remove yourself from people-search sites. these sites collect your personal information and sell it. "a lot of these private organizations operate under no government oversight, and can simply keep whatever information on you that they wish." to remove yourself, you need to contact them and request to opt out. third: shut down your email accounts. it's not enough to stop using email, since an open account can still be hacked. last: use a virtual private network. a v-p-n allows you to encrypt your connection, making it harder to hack.
you have to give credit to general manager bob myers... the warriors have wrapped up their top six players...the last domino to fall... according to multiple reports... kevin durant has agreed to a 2-year, 53-million deal.that's a nice chunk of change, but given the fact he could have signed a max contract, he's leaving 9-10 million-dollars on the table. the deal is apparently for 25-million in the first year... and he can opt out and become a free agent next offseason...let's take a look
at the markee players curreently on the warriors roster...(wipe to fullscreen) steph curry with his 201- million-dollar deal is signed through 2022 durant though 2019 but with that opt out after next season klay thompson is signed through 2019 draymond green through 2020 and andre iguodala also through 2020 backup point guard shaun livingston also re-signed for 3-years and 24 million and david west will return for the veterans minimum a nice crowd at the coliseum tonightfans waiting to get
into the coliseum it's firewaorks night and that means plenty of fans in the 3rd decktop 3rd/ 2-1 a'stodd frazier doubles into the left-field corner one run scores melky cabrera is coming home the relay throw bounces off adam rosales' glove no play at the plate 2-run double 3-2 white sox right now: 4-2 white sox (8th inning)(wipe to trout) angels all-star mike trout to miss 2017 all-star game in miamihe has missed the last 33 games after tearing a ligament in left thumb on may 28thhe was voted into all-star game as the american league starter in center field by fans... but won't return in time this ends trout's streak of four consecutive all-star game starts
medicationstiger checked into a 28-day treatment course at a center near his jupiter, florida homethis was the ruesult of him being arrested at the wheel of his car... described by police as "very dopey"... on may 29thwoods says he will continue to use professional help and support of friends and family to continue future treatment first round of wimbledonvenus williams taking the court in what had to be a somber mood she won her match in straight setsbut the bigger story surrounded the car accident she was in that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man altough williams was not cited witnesses told police she ran a red light resulting in the crash she is now being
raiders runing back marshawn lynch was back in seattle this weekend playing some soccer he participated in a charity game run by seattle's mls franchise the sounderslynch took the field wearing flip flops then when kicked the ball near to goal he reverted back to his football inticts picking up the ball and running it into the goalfor his antics lynch was given a red card which he ripped out of the official's hand and threw in the air it's back tour de france stage 3 132 miles from verviers (vel-vee-ay) to longwy (long-wee)fans making
a giant human bycycle u.s. rider nathan brown won "king of the mountain" donning the polka dot jersey for that accomplishmentworld champion peter sagan won the 3rd stage in a close finish great britian rider geraint thomas is the overall leader after stage 3 with the yellow jersey last weather and goodbye