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outrage and tears as the president rolls back a program that protected the young children of undocumented immigrants.we are are live at a rally in san francisco.whoosh in the east bay ... four sheriff's deputies in court today, facing serious charges for what they did to jail inmates.whooshhurricane irma has now become one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the atlantic... tonight: where the potentially catastrophic weather is heading.whooshand a bay area target store ... itself targeted by heavily armed thieves."these are dangerous people and we do need the public's help in trying to capture thempolice hope this surveillance video will lead them to the robbers.you're watching kron four news in prime time. (pam) now at 8. thousands of people protest across the country... after president trump decides to end daca. the program---
shields young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.(pam) now hundreds of thousands face an uncertain future. thank you for joining us i'm pam moore.(steve) and i'm steve aveson. the decision to dismantle daca is spurring widespread backlash from supporters of the program. kron-4's spencer blake joins us live in san francisco where protesters marched from the federal building and made their way to city hall. spencer, it seems like a passionate bunch out there as it gets dark. ( steve) now to the ( steve) ( steve) now to the south bay
which is home to thousands of dreamers...and where there is strong support for daca.(pam) grant lodes is here with highlights of a rally held today in san jose. (grant) hundreds of daca supporters attended a rally here at the martin luther king dr. library. a range of local activists denounced the trump administrations decision... as callous and cowardly. city resources were pledged by jose mayor sam liccardo. people here pledged their support to dreamers like ariadna, a daca
recipient, who was brought to this country when she was a child. ariadna/daca recipient: "....daca changed my life, it changed my family and our way of life, it gave us a fighting chance....."sam liccardo/san jose mayor:".....so to the thousands of dreamers in san jose and santa we've got your back...."(grant) and this message is not just coming from the mayor of san jose... today...santa clara county government leaders also pledged their support for helping daca recipients who may be in jeopardy. (pam) texas and several states had threatened to file lawsuits ... unless the daca program was terminated.(steve) their argument: president obama overstepped his
constiutional authority when he signed the act five years ago.(pam) as catherine heenan shows us, hundreds of thousands of young people are now in legal limbo. "to have a lawful system of immigration that serves the national interest, we cannot admit everyone who would like to come here. it's just that simple."the future is anything but simple for the nation's nearly 800=thousand dreamers, a quarter of them living here in california, as of today, the department of homeland security will no longer accept new applications for the program known as the deferred action for childhood arrivals, daca provided renewable, two-year work permits.anyone already enrolled in daca can continue working until the permit expires; if the permit expires before march 6, 2018, they can apply for a two-year renewal ... but they have to apply by october 5th.the president says he has their best interest at heart. "i have a love for these people and hopefully congress will be able to help .".the legislators return to work tomorrow, to an agenda that
makes quick action on dreamers unlikely.before the end of this month, they must pass a bill to avert a u.s. debt default, renew government funding to avoid a partial shutdown, reauthorize the federal aviation administration and other critical programsextend funds for health insurance for about 9 million childrenand agree on emergency aid for victims of hurricane harvey.democratic senator dick durbin appeared with republican lindsey graham to push for a bipartisan effort.let's stand together. let's take heart and stand together and make sure that we do the right thing for the dreamers. this month of september." (steve) this story continues at kron-4 dot com. there you can find reaction from local and national leaders about how the decision will impact bay area communities. you can also read former president obama's complete reaction to the decision. (pam) alameda county's district attorney says, the treatment of inmates by four sheriff's
deputies is not only cruel, but shows a disregard for the humanity of inmates. those four now face felony assault charges .... and had their first court appearance today. kron 4's dan kerman is live at the santa rita jail in dublin, where the alleged abuse took place dan? the four alameda county sheriff's deputies entered the dublin courtroom tuesday afternoon facing a variety of charges the district attorney calls sadistic deputies justin linn and erik mcdermott face multiple felony assault charges. court documents suggest an inmate at the santa rita jail alerted staff to the alleged abuse in november of 2016.. suggesting deputies linn and mcdermott facilitated and allowed inmates to throw feces and urine onto other inmates. there is also an
allegation that mcdermott strangled an inmate until he lost consciousness. the two are also charged with conspiring to silence a witness to the assaults. deputies sarah krause and stephen sarcos each face a single count of felony assault for allegedly using an inmate to throw feces onto another inmate. court documents say during an interview with investigators krause and sarcos "admitted they had facilitated the assault by opening (a ) cell door."the sheriff has said the alleged actions of these 4 do not reflect the dedication and professionalism of the 16- hundred employees who work at the sheriff's office.
(pam) a potential catastrophic storm. puerto rico's governor warning... hurricane irma could be more dangerous than harvey ... as people there board up buildings ... bracing for a big hit.(steve) right now the storm is a category five hurricane. and it could then hit the u-s mainland by the weekend. (steve) we have team coverage tonight on the monster storm. kron-4's justine waldman caught up with volunteers heading down to florida to help. but first meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the path of irma... lawrence lawrence karnow: winds continue to pick up and fog has started to move onshore. all signs are pointing to a major cool down over the next few days. it's breezy around most of the bay area and that wind will carry the fog into the valleys and bay tonight.
hurricane irma has intensified to a category 5 making it the strongest hurricane in the atlantic since allen in 1980. it continues its dangerous track toward the caribean and near florida late in the week. confidence is not high as to its eventual landing spot. in the pacific you can see the are of low pressure spinning off the coast. there is a chance we could see a few showers tomorrow night and thursday when it comes on shore. fog will be the story tonight as it fiills into the bay and valleys. a slow burn off to the coast will bring temperatures down even further the next few days. highs around the bay will be in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. the weather pattern looks a little unsettled over the next few days but sunshine and warmer weather are expected this weekend. (steve) right now, bay area volunteers are on their way help in the relief efforts...as hurricane irma prepares for landfall. kron 4's justine waldman is live in our newsroom now.. she was there as the bay area american red cross loaded up.. and started the 4 day drive to florida.. (justine) this is a look at irma from space... the rain hasn't started. the winds are still calm. no homes have been destroyed.
but the volunteers know they will be needed when irma desecends on florida. so they left today , for a two week mission. nats trucks pulling inbefore hitting the road to florida, this american red cross emergency response vehicle gets loaded with supplies at the alameda warehouse.not waiting for the disaster to strike 16 bay area red cross volunteers are now on their way. sot we want to be ready we want to have all our resources available so that we can response quicklyon board, pallets of bottled water.boxes of snacks.and comfort kits - filled with simple necessities like toothbrushes. dozens of red cross trucks from the bay area.. are already helping victims of hurricane harvey.a few stayed home ready to deploy towards the california wildfires.but as irma intensifies.. 8 trucks, 2 from santa cruz and 6 from oakland, are now on their way to orlando.once there.. and irma does her damagethe red cross will assign the volunteers to the hardest hit areas.sot the clients are stressed because they have lost so much so that is very hard to seethe group of volunteers smiles for a photo before starting the long
40 hour drive to the sunshine state.some have experience in disaster reliefbut raymound lim is a rookie.. .this is is first mission.sot been in red cross for 30 years so i thought it was time natsand off the trucks go straight to the disaster zone, for a two week assignment ready to help. (justine) depending on what irma does...more volunteers from the red cross here in the bay area could be assigned to head out. in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news.
california is not the only state facing raging fire. ahead at eight.. a live report from oregon, where an out of control wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes. what set off the explosive fire. plus. desperate pleas from family members... they say a looming shut down of a local hospital unit--could put their loved ones' lives at risk. and next. dramatic video captures armed robbers taking over an east bay target store. and police say, the time they chose to do it --- was intentional. this is the new comfort food.
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three men run into this target store, one armed with a handgun, another holding a long rifleit happened saturday september 2nd just after midnight here at this target store on 40th street in emeryville. this is target's surveillance video. emeryville police captain oliver collins says it was closing time when the take-over robbery began emeryville police investigators say the robbery occurring as the store was closing was not coincidental police say there were about 10-employees and ten-customers in the store. the take-over robbery lasted
huge fire... authorities say a 15-year-old boy is the suspect in a large blaze burning east of portland, oregon, that was likely caused by fireworks.the oregon state police said in a statement tuesday that the teen from vancouver, washington, and others may have been using fireworks on a popular trail in the columbia river gorge area.the blaze that has closed an interstate highway and forced hundreds to flee began saturday. authorities say the boy was interviewed in the parking lot of the trailhead.state police say the investigation is continuing. no arrests or formal charges have been made.
(steve) thank you cole. back in california --- firefighters are gaining the upper hand on a pair of destructive fires. first to butte county. where the ponderosa fire is now 72 percent contained but not before it has burned more than 4-thousand acres. and destroying 32 homes. and in southern california. the la tuna fire in los angeles county is now 70 percent contained. it torched more than 7-thousand acres... and burned down five homes.
disturbing video that's difficult to watch. parents laughing and telling their kids to fight as the children scream for help. (pam) and next... a man wakes up --- covered in blood... his wife dead on the floor. hear his chilling call to 9-1-1... and why he says he did it. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast. the latest player to come and say kaepernick is not being treated fairly. we will let you hear from cam newton in a few minutes. also the giants are still playing, the a's are still playing, we'll keep you updated. and hey. how 'bout those cal
bears... cal bears! we'll honor them, a little bit later in this broadcast." ((steve)) here's what we are tracking new tonight at nine...if you're a meat lover...listen up.doctors are seeing more cases of a tick bite...triggering an allergy to some of your favorite meats. the species of ticks..is found right here in the bay area.why doctors think this is happening...and the symptoms you need to look out for tonight on kron 4 news at nine.
medicine... more than he should have. when he woke up... his wife of just ten-months was dead. (matt phelps/accused of murdering his wife): "i had a dream and then i turned on the lights and she's dead on the floor.... i find i have blood all over me and there's a bloody knife on the bed and i think i did it." phelps stayed on the line with the dispatcher... describing the details of what he saw when he awoke... meanwhile-- police rushed to the home. officers and paramedics were not able to save his wife. phelps surrendered into police custody. ahead at eight.. a viral video of a nurse being arrested--- spurs new action against the officer who put her in handcuffs. plus. as north korea's threats against america continue... u-s intelligence experts reveal just how much we know about the secretive leader of the rogue nation. and next. an urgent warning from family members warning from urgent an closureunit faces
custody.into police surrendered into police custody. ahead at eight.. a viral video of a nurse being arrested--- spurs new action against the officer handcuffs. plus. as north korea's threats against america continue... u-s experts reveal we know about the secretive leader of the rogue nation. and n (steve) tearful pleas
francisco.(steve) and as kron 4's gabe slate tells us they say loved ones could lose their lives---if they lose their beds at the hospital sound from renee nelson / family member of st. lukes subacute patient "please help us keep this from being shut down" 24 families who have loved ones at st. lukes hospital subacute facility gathered at san franciso's city hall today to plead with the public and local politicians to help them stop the closure of the life support unit.sound from family member of st. lukes subacute patient it is inhumane what is being done my son has been st luke's for 23 years he is ventilator-dependent also gets suction work that requires a highly specialized care and that's why subacute is needed the families are worried because they say there is no other similar facility nearby. sound from family member of st. lukes subacute patient the only options are sacremento or los angelos and that is to far. i need to see my son. this could cause trauma on the patients and family having them apart.sound from gabe slate reporter says: here is a statement from cpmc: "the long-scheduled closure of
the sub-acute unit at st. luke's was a result of negotiations between the city and cpmc that resulted, in 2013, in the development agreement for two new state-of- the-art hospitals in san francisco. we will continue to provide the best possible care to our patients while we work with them and their families to secure places for them in nearby locations. and we are committed to working with other local health providers and the city to assess the community's overall sub-acute facility needs. all employees at the unit have been offered jobs at other cpmc or sutter facilities." you can read cpmc's entire statement regarding this issue on our website kron 4 dot com in san francisco gabe slate kron 4 news.
(pam) we want to warn you.. this next story may be hard to watch. an austin mother faces charges of child endangerment tonight... accused of 'encouraging' her 4-year-old daughter to fight other children.(steve) police say she recorded the fights - laughing as her children scream for help. reporter chris davis explains why two other adults are facing charges as well. ápkgábanneránats car passing this is where police say it happened..ánats car passing a duplex in south austin.. where affidavits say three people encouraged children to fight. police say the mother of one of the 4-year-olds.. jennifer sanchez.. recorded videos. ánats go, go go. this is one of them.. the child's
father called police and posted it to facebook last month. it went viral - and viewers contacted kxan about it. but no charges at that point.ánats stop crying, stop crying, go. police say sanchez admitted to recording it.. and sent it to the father's family.ánats outside he also shared a second video shot out back on this trampoline. one more word of warning.. this one is much harder to watch.ánats hit her! you can hear adults egging on the fight.. encouraging one girl to drag the other by her hair. and laughing in the background as one of the 4-year-olds screams for help. ánats fight back! mama! fight back! sanchez faces child endangerment charges.. so does her mom.. joann sanchez.. joann, police say, is the mother of the other 4-year-old in the videos. police also charged joann's boyfriend.. tommy cruz. they say he's the one you can hear in the background offering sweets for punches.ánats come on, come on, hurry up. you want that cupcake. child protective services tells kxan they removed two kids from jennifer sanchez's house. and five.. from joann's. no one answered the door here today. ánats car passing (pam) if convicted, the
adults in this case could spend up to 2 -years behind bars. a utah police officer caught on video arresting a nurse who refused a patient blood draw has been fired from his part-time paramedic job.the ambulance company says that detective jeff payne's termination came after payne said on video that he'd bring transient patients to the hospital to retaliate against nurse alex wubbels, who was following hospital policy. payne was put on paid leave from salt lake city police after the july 26 video emerged last week. authorities have also opened a criminal investigation into his actions. (steve) as the water level starts to recede in parts of houston.. families are facing a new threat --- looting.(pam) that has houston's mayor warning people to be on their
guard. mayor sylvester turner told people to be careful who they open the door to. and to be wary of robocalls. meanwhile in beaumont -texas... people are still struggling with drinking water supplies... and may have to keep boiling water they use for the next month. other parts of texas are still underwater. some residents are going back and forth from their homes... trying to salvage what they can. ( pam ) and kron four is teaming up with the salvation army - to help the victims of hurricane harvey. tomorrow morning from 6- to- 10 ... and tomorrow evening from 6- to 10 ... we will host a phone bank fundraiser.... people will be able to call in and donate. we have posted additional information on our website kron four- dot- com. (steve ) a live look outside on this tuesday night.. (pam)meteorologist lawrence karnow has the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: winds continue to pick up and fog
has started to move onshore. all signs are pointing to a major cool down over the next few days. it's breezy around most of the bay area and that wind will carry the fog into the valleys and bay tonight. hurricane irma has intensified to a category 5 making it the strongest hurricane in the atlantic since allen in 1980. it continues its dangerous track toward the caribean and near florida late in the week. confidence is not high as to its eventual landing spot. in the pacific you can see the are of low pressure spinning off the coast. there is a chance we could see a few showers tomorrow night and thursday when it comes on shore. fog will be the story tonight as it fiills into the bay and valleys. a slow burn off to the coast will bring temperatures down even further the next few days. highs around the bay will be in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. the weather pattern looks a little unsettled over the next few days but sunshine and warmer weather are expected this weekend.
intelligence leaders admit how hard it is to spy on north korea... the surprising source of some of their best intel. tonight at 9 they don't understand that they have to stop when it green still, they still go through as if it's was a normal intersection the octavia corridor ..i'm sure that if you look up confusing there will be a photo of this street, i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
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korea continues its provocative threats against the u-s. we are learning about america's challenges in getting intel on the secretive regime.(pam) even the u-s director of national intelligence has admitted .. how difficult it is to spy on the rogue nation. that is considering... it's leader has never met with a foreign head of state. and never set foot outside his country, while in power. u-s intelligence experts say, it's difficult for any operatives to blend in...
partially because of language differences. but also because people are suspicious of foreigners. north koreans who talk to foreigners without permission, could wind up thrown in prison camps or even executed. analysts say, the u-s has tried to recruit north korean defectors to get the best information... but even they come with baggage. some might give mis- information, or some might be double- agents. oddly -- some of the best intelligence on kim jong un-- comes from the unpredictable former n-b-a star, dennis rodman... who says, he has held kim's baby daughter in his arms. hillary clinton's new book slams bernie sanders for causing what she calls "lasting damage" in the 20-16 presidential election.in the book, called "what happened"-- clinton says sanders' attacks on her character paved the way for donald trump's "crooked hillary" campaign. excerpts from the book show clinton also pegs sanders as an unrealistic over-promiser
who isn't a democrat--saying, quote -- "he didn't get into the race to make sure a democrat won the white house, he got in to disrupt the democratic party."the 500-page book is a reflection on clinton's loss to donald trump.it's set to be released september 12th. (pam) in sports... another n-f-l star quarterback speaks up in defense of colin kaepernick...(steve) and the arbitrator rules on the six-game suspension of cowboys running back ezekiel elliott.... gary will let you know how the decision went down... and have all the sports... coming up i will never
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usually the worst month for stocks . . . the calendar may still say "summer" but everyone else is saying "fall," a word that takes on a whole new meaning for the market when it comes to september. in the week ahead, there's also a world seemingly at war to think about, more on the economy and some other bits and bites to consider.with the dow industrials up 11.3 percent year to date the s&p 500boasting a 10.6 percent gain now may be a good time to take some risk off the table. while the past is only sometimes prologue, september historically has been the market's worst month. that's true over the past 100 years and the past 50 years. in fact, on a 100-year basis, september is the only month that has a losing record. houston rockets sell for nba record $2.2 billion . .. landry's ceo tilman fertitta
is purchasing the houston rockets for $2.2 billion, bloomberg news reports. les alexander paid $85 million for the team in 1993. giants 0-and-8 in colorado's coors field coming into tonight's gamelittle boy just tearing up some cotton candy6th inning. 2-1 rockies giants killer nolan arenado drives one into the left- centerfield gap off ty blach d.j. lemahieu scores 3-1 rockies(arenado: 3 hits, scored 2 runs)still in the 6th mark reynolds goes down the left field line and into the corner arenado scores 4-1 rockies (4-run 6th inning) (reynolds: 2 hits, scored a run)score right now: 7-3 rockiesblach: 5 1/3 ip,
giants 0-and-8 in colorado's coors field coming into tonight's gamelittle boy just tearing up some cotton candy6th inning. 2-1 rockies giants killer nolan arenado drives one into the left- centerfield gap off ty blach d.j. lemahieu scores 3-1 rockies(arenado: 3 hits, scored 2 runs)still in the 6th mark reynolds goes down the left field line and into the corner arenado scores 4-1 rockies (4-run 6th inning) (reynolds: 2 hits, scored a run)score right now: 7-3 rockiesblach: 5 1/3 ip, 5 hits, 5 runs meanwhile the a'sright now...
the boston red sox found a new way to steal the other team's signs during a gamemajor league baseball confirmed today that the red sox used electronic communication including an apple watch from the dugout to steal opponents' signs and relay them to boston players during their series over the weekend with the rival new york yankees and other games strangely stealing signs is not against major league rules but using electronic devices in the dugout isthe investigation is ongoing
49ers open their season with cam newton and the carolina panthers sunday at levi's stadium and you can ad newton to the players who think colin kaepernick should be on an nfl team "in my own opinion do i think kaepernick is better than some of the starting quarterbacks in this league, absolutely. should he be on a roster, in my opinion, absolutely, there's no question about it. is he good enough to be on a
roster? is he good enough to be a starting quarterback? absolutely." kaepernick has remained a free agent since opting out of his contract with the niners in march.while he has been linked to a few teams during the offseason including the seahawks, baltimore ravens, denver broncos and jacksonville jaguars all signs point toward him open market when the season kicks off thursday night. an arbitrator has upheld the six-game suspension...for dallas cowboys running back ezekiel elliott... the suspension was due to domestic vilence allegations...despite the suspension being upheld... elliott is still eligible to play in the team's season opener sunday against the new york giants because the decision was not made before the deadline to declare him out... elliot also has a temporary restraining order in place that could make him eligible to play week 2... none-the-less it looks like elliott will lkely be serving his suspension when the cowbnoys visit the 49ers in week 8
here is something relatively new for the cal bears coming off the sonny dykes era linebacker devante downs was named the pac-12 defensive player of the week for his performance saturday in cal's 35-30 road win over north carolina. downs is the first cal player to be selected as the conference's defensive player of the week since october of 2015he had 13 tackles (eight solo) one forced fumble and interception. with sister serena having a babythe u.s. open spotlight is shining squarely on venus williamsquarterfinals venus taking on petra kvitova venus took the first set 6-3 dropped the 2nd set 3-6 the third went to a tiebreaker and venus dominated winning 7-2at 37 williams is the oldest women's semifinalist at any grand slam tournament since martina navratilova at wimbledon in 1994.she will face unseeded sloane stephens in an all-american semifinal
year-old massachusetts boy used a tool he learned in cub scouts to save his mother's life.(pam) when amee synott (amy sin-it) started choking on a carrot two weeks ago-- her son gabe came to her rescue. when gabe saw his mother leaning over the sink choking... he ran up behind her and started giving her the heimlich maneuver. he did the maneuver just a few times before the carrot popped out of amee's air way. gabe learned the heimlich maneuver two years ago in cub scouts... now, he says its the most important lesson he has ever learned. as for amee, she is still overwhelmed with pride and admiration for her son. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))it is a decision that
has sent shockwaves through the country.((vicki))the trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation protests have erupted in several cities tonight..includi ng here in the bay area in opposition to the decision. next at nine we're live at san francisco city hall where a huge rally just wrapped up. plus...a san francisco nursery school abruptly shuts down... leaving dozens of parents scrambling to find daycare for their children.why the longtime facility closed its doors.((vicki))plus meteorologist lawrence karnow says parts of the bay area could see rain tomorrow. ((grant))keep it right here...kron 4's primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour.
(grant) our top story at nine... the white house issuing an ultimatum to congress over daca-- and announcing an end the obama- era policy protecting thousands of young undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children.(vicki) now it's up to the house and senate to take action... or hundreds of thousands of "dreamers" could be deported....(grant) thanks for joining us, i'm grant lodes...(vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis... ending the daca program was something president donald trump promised he would do during his campaign.... now congress must act to preserve the program's protections before daca recipients begin losing their status in six months...(grant) reporter stacey cohan has the latest from washington. jeff sessions/attorney general: "the program known as daca that was effectuated under the obama administration is being rescinded." and with that... attorney general jeff sessions announces the trump administration is putting an end to the 'deferred actions for childhood arrivals' program that is currently