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hurricane florence. hello i'm vicki liviakis.(grant) and i'm grant lodes. the storm is a powerful category four hurricane... and if it maintains its current strength... it will be the strongest storm to hit the carolinas since hugo in 19-89. nick valencia has the latest. a wild, close-up view of the eye of hurricane florence the monster storm ..bearing down on the carolinas - expected to be one of the strongest to slam into the east coast in decades.jeff byard: "this storm is not a glancing blow, direct hit onto our coast." officials are pleading with everyone along the coast not to underestimate the hurricane's strength.hurricane hunter:"everything that you've been hearing about this storm in terms of its severity is all true."a hurricane hunter pilot speaking to cnn from high inside florence echoes how serious it is...hurricane hunter: "there's nothing to prevent this storm from continuing to intensify." nearly one and half million people in virginia and the carolinas are under a mandatory evacuation ... already south carolina police... reversing interstate traffic to make it easier for people to get out of harm's way.nat sound:gov. henry mcmaster: "all we know is it's coming and even stronger than hurricane hugo. once it gets on the ground, the velocity will be more, but it will be crawling across the ground,
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which will mean more and more rain."some are waiting it out...taking the risk of a last minute evacuation.. especially in areas like myrtle beach where there is no major highway access.man: "i will make an evaluation tomorrow afternoon. if that thing is still coming at us at about 120 miles an hour, i may change my mind."for those staying and stocking up long delays.at this home depot in wilmington, north carolina a 90-minute wait for plywood. woman: "i feel like we've got a good plan, we have plenty of supplies that we feel like we'll need and should something come up, if we had to, we would evacuate." (grant) that was nick valencia reporting. fema director is warning that some areas could be without power for weeks after florence hits. (grant) in the weather
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center with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.. tracking the hurricane.. +... lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the bay area as early as tomorrow. it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures. highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with partly cloudy
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skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. it's estimated week.normal next and return to the weekend slightly into will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. week.normal next and return to it's estimated there are over
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170-thousand rideshare trips on a typical workday in san francisco alone... and the recent arrest of the so-called rideshare rapist, who has been accused of raping 4 women while posing as their rideshare driver... has raised the stakes on keeping riders safe.sot george gascon/san francisco district attorneytuesday san francisco's district attorney was joined by represenatives of the police department and uber to launch a public education campaign designed to enhance the safety of rideshare riders. sot andrew hasbun/uber spokemanthe three step process encourages riders before getting into a vehicle to verify that the license plate number, color, make and model of the car are the same as what's on the rideshare ap ... step 2 confirm that drivers name and appearance match the photo and name on the rideshare ap... and finally share your location and destiantion with someone you trust.
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(vicki) an update to the fire
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burning in marin county tonight. the irving fire has spread to 115 acres-- but is now 35-percent contained. it's burning near samuel p. taylor state park. so far no structures have been damaged.. but evacuation orders are in place right now... and lagunitas elementary school is closed. cal fire is helping put the flames out. for a list of evacuations and road closures-- go to our website at kron-4 dot com. "your tears are not shed alone. for they are shared grief with an entire nation" (grant) today marks 17 years since the september 11th
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terror attacks. a solemn ceremony was held today at the world trade center in new york.. and all across the country...people paused to reflect and honor the people who lost their lives...or had their lives changed forever. nearly three-thousand people were killed that day. victim's relatives, survivors, and rescuers gathered to remember the deadliest terror attack on american soil. and the anniversary of this national tragedy has turned into a day of giving back across the country. kron4's maureen kelly was at pier 35 in san francisco where over a thousand volunteers turned out to pay their respects... by helping others. congresswoman nancy pelosi was one of the teams of people packing up healthy meals that will going to those in need. she says she will never forget september 11th....it was a terrible day for our country, our thoughts of course and our prayers are with the people who lost their lives and their families. our admiration and love and love is for first responders who were just nobility. they ran in there and risk their lives, some lost their lives, lost their health in order to protect peopleand she like the one
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thousand plus filling pier 35 in san francisco.....have decided to remember with service and helping other. these volunteers are expected to fill 300-thousand meals at will be given to the san francisco marin food bank for distribution.not only going to agencies like glide st anthony's, folks like that but also two or 350 pantries throughout san francisco and marinsan francisco fire fighther kirk forbes was in the coast guard stationed in new jersey during the terror attack. he says he's glad to be a part this rememberence. i'm glad to be a part of it, you know what time passes you start to lose that memory we were attacked that day days like that we can all come together and reflect and remember yeah it's important ryan walls with 9-11 day says it's about turning tragedy into a day of peace and unity. it's about serving others and connecting with people and helping people who are less fortunate than us and making a difference culture, ultimately our hope is that it becomes ubiquitous across the country so that every day on 911 people wake up and they think this is the day that i do a good deeds the idea of marking 911 as a day of volunteering and giving back to the community started on the east coast and if it's grown. it is now the nations largest day of state service with nearly 30,000,000 people participating, maureen kelly companies
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(grant) coming up... (grant) (grant) (grant) coming up... recreational marijuana products are undergoing several safety tests in the state... but a new report reveals some unsettling problems. (vicki) a woman poses as the pregnant wife of a firefighter-- to get donations for those on the front lines of the wildfires across the state. but it turns out it was all a scam. (grant) and after the break... another fire at a homeless encampment breaks out in the east bay. and city officials say the problem is getting worse.
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electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. fire at a homeless encampment
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in oakland is now under investigation. these encampment fires are a re- curring problem. and while the cause of this latest fire has yet to be determined...kron4's haaziq madyun spoke to one city leader who says he believes the fires are intentionally being set (take pkg) (pkg)oakland public works crews are cleaning up after an early morning fire here at what was a homeless camp site at a city park on east 12th streetsotfires at homeless camps
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are an ongoing problem says oakland city council member noel gallo. he says one common reason...revengesotthis is one of several homeless camp sites in the councilmember's district. he says it is not uncommon for him to hear that a confrontation inside a camp led to it being burned downsot gallo says there are also accidental causes for encampment fires from hazards involving candles and illegally tapping into the city's electricitysotoakland police say a deceased person was found near the burned encampment on east 12th street. however investigators say the person's death does not appear to be related to the fire, more likely a result of being homeless says gallosot
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tracks or in the camp">the city councilmember says public works crews clean this encampment twice a week. as for the close to 40 people living here, his guess is that they will relocate to the nearest available encampment...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news kron4news (vicki) a big story tonight... dangerous drivers and keeping kids safe while heading to and from school is a big worry for parents. and a newly released survey shows some alarming statistics for schools here in the bay area. (grant) one school in particular in dublin... scored a low grade when it comes to traffic and safety. kron four's terisa estacio joins us live tonight from amador elementary. terisa? this school got an f grade in this survey - this new survey
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is certainly shedding some light on traffic safety for chidlren... and they are not the only ones... i spoke with parents and they see some horrendous conditions out on the roads while their kids go to school. (take pkg) égabrielle mock, parent. i saw a parent once drive on the wrong side of the road to drop off their child. meredith bright, parent. it is scary sometimes. parents talking to me about the conditions they often see while walking their children to and from j.m. amador elementary school in dublin. zendrive recently did a study on 125 thousand schools nationwide.. delivering an f grade to amador. they grade to delivering an f nationwide.. schools thousand schools nationwide.. delivering an f nationwide.. schools nationwide.. delivering an f grade to amador. they say they analyze miles driving in and around schools to give them a safety snapshot. in alameda county, there were several schools that did not fair well at all, according to zendrive's metrics, the worst drivers near schools included livermroe valley charter, treeview elementary in harywa, and ruus elementary in hayward. as for amador, the school district spokesperson says they work deligently with dublin police to improve on safety. chip dehnert, dublin unified school district. we give out notices, we work hard on making matters safe for our kids, but speak up if you see something. (estacio live)
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(vicki) the report includes ratings for hundreds of bay area schools.on the peninsula, the most dangerous drivers are found around laurel elementary and abbot middle school in san mateo, and belle haven elementary in menlo park.the laurel school in oakley is at the bottom of the list in contra costa, followed by the diablo valley school on clayton road in concord and kennedy high school in richmond.in marin county, the three schools with the most dangerous traffic conditions are all in novato: sinaloa middle school, san marin high and the nova education center. for more information on schools in your neighborhod, go to kron four dot com and click on the link. (vicki) new tonight at 5... california has been testing marijuana products in recentweeks....and the results reveal some problems..(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on what was found... (catherine)
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california started safety testing july first.... nearly 20 percent of the products failed when it came to potency and purity.. in the first two months, nearly 11-thousand samples were checked and almost 2-thousand failed. in some cases - the products had to be destroyed. but it was often an easy fix - with only label changes needed. the testing has been especially tough on infused cookies and candies - about a third of them have failed. in much smaller numbers - there were unacceptable levels of pesticides and bacteria - including e-coli. some people in the marijuana industry argue thatthe standards are too strict. and say technical glitches contributed to the high failure rate. the state is apparently listening - it's now considering revamping the testing rules. grant and vicki? (vicki) a big story tonight... both candidates for governor are busy as election day gets closer(grant) capitol
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bureau reporter ashley zavala is live in sacramento to explain what gavin newsom and john cox have been up to. ashley? ((ashley))with the election 56 days away... both gubernatorial candidates are doing all they can to reach people through travel and airwaves.. ((pkg)) trt: 1:20democratic candidate for governor gavin newsom began his "blue bus" tour"we are here in colton, california san berdino county." he has several stops scheduled through southern california this week... campaigning for other "blue" party candidates on the ballot.on social media... he and his wife are seen picking up pizza an helping other democrats also running for political office. ((gavin newsom)) "so many women are stepping up and stepping in and leading the charge to take. back. the house.".."i don't want to win the governor's race without the proper checks and balances."meanwhile.. republican candidate john cox spent the weekend campaigning in northern california..on social media... he's calling
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on the governor to have a special session on the d-m-v - the agency that's been frought with criticism the past few months. (nat pop from ad)cox takes aim at the department, newsom and cost of being a californian in his newly released state-wide radio ad.. ((woman's voice: radio ad)) "we're all paying high gas prices, and huge increases in vehicle license fee, and when you go you wait in line 5 hours at the dmv, politicians like gavin newsom talk about change but they've done nothing." ((ashley))while the campaign trail is just starting to heat up...both candidates took time today to remember september 11...cox tweeted in part, for a time after 9/11 we weren't democrats or republicans but rather-americans united.newsom tweeting in part.. "a day we remember the spirit of our democracy. the strength of our diversity, our capacity for compassion."
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(anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the bay area as early as tomorrow. it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures. highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with partly cloudy skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. (grant) still ahead...
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a good still ahead... (grant) week.normal next and return to normal next week. week.
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(grant) still ahead... a good samartian stepped up during a dangerous exchange at a starbucks.. and gets injured himself. we'll have the details.
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(vicki) a southern california woman is accused of pulling a scam -- while yanking on heart-strings. she pretended to be pregnant-- and claimed to be the wife of a firefighter for cal fire-- who was fighting the holy fire. officers say that is when she stole 11-thousand dollars worth of items people were donating to firefighters. stacey butler reports. shaylee florentino/neighb or"i'm just in shock, pure shock."when shaylee florentino and her mom sandy summers watched ashley bemis and her mom carry in load after load of drinks, snacks and supplies into the san juan capistrano apartment the two share with bemis' brother....sandy summers/neighbor"i just thought they went shopping...in the house. we would joke- there they go shopping again."these neighbors had no idea...that sheriffs detectives say bemis was running an elaborate con. posing as the wife of a fictitious cal fire firefighter on facebook...she posted a call for donations like drks, food, baby items,
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beds...for firefighters battling the holy fire.lt. michael peters/orange county sheriff's dept. "all these kind hearted people were opening their hearts...firemen on the line. she preyed on that."only after detectives say she collected the donated items at drop off locations throughout south county...san clemente residents on facebook took notice. they warned people to stop donating.they posted these photos of other schemes they say bemis pulled off all while running a wedding planning business with a po box in san clemente. take a look at this picture of a baby shower church acquaintances threw her after she told them she lost her husband and other children to a horrific car crash. sheriffs deputies confirmed that bemis pretended to be pregnant, even using a fake baby bump. she even had these photos taken. then there are these pictures facebook friends say she posted pretending to be the birth mother of the children she was only nannying. detectives served a search warrant on her apartment and garages. they found at least 11 thousand dollars in donated items. lt. michael peters/orange county sheriff's dept. "in some cases people would go to walmart spend eight hundred and buy goods and drop them off."
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that was stacey butler reporting. no charges have been filed against bemis as of now. (grant) next at 5:30... a lot of outrage tonight... after officials say the woman who helped kidnap elizabeth smart-- is bieng releasef from jail. we'll explain why. (vicki) plus... a scam warning in the bay area-- involving costco. the details you need to know.
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chase, make more of what's yours. (vicki) tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) starting in the east bay-- where the contra costa county d-a's office is warning of a scam involving costco. officials say residents have been receiving phone calls from people pretending to be from costco. the caller asks the victims to take a survey that asks for their personal information... and in exchange.. they will receive a 500-dollar travel voucher, costco cash cards, or a reduced travel package. the callers then use that information to steal the victims' identity. costco says it has no involvement in the calls... and and the d-a's office is asking anyone who receives a call to contact
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them. (grant) a one-year-old boy who was missing since yesterday-- has been found safe. this is a picture of hasani chandler. he was reported missing after he was last seen in hayward at a mcdonald's parking lot yesterday afternoon. oakland police were told... that is when hasani was dropped off with a baby sitter. police tweeted around 9:30-- saying that hasani has been found. the circumstances of his disappearance are not known at this time. (vicki) in the north bay... crews continue to gain the upper hand on the wildfire burning in napa county. the "snell" fire has burned burned more than 24-hundred acres and it is 50-percent contained tonight. mandatory evacuations are lifted-- but fire crews are telling residents to be ready to leave again at a moments notice. right now firefighters are busy putting out hotspots and trimming trees and branches near the fire to keep it from growing. (grant) in south san francisco -- detectives discovered an indoor marijuana farm with more than 10- thousand plants. police
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have arrested two men... who they say are the "primary cultivators". the operation was said to be running for about two years and was potentially capable of bringing in millions of dollars a year. agents from the san mateo county narcotics task force were called in to take over the investigation and, along with south san francisco...police officers, they dismantled the farm. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the bay area as early as tomorrow. it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures.
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highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with partly cloudy skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. (grant) today is a day where america pauses to remember and reflect. it's the 17th anniversary of the september 11th attacks. and some people are wondering how safe the u-s is...nearly two decades later. anna wiernicki reports. anna wiernicki: 17 years ago, texas republican congressman micheal mccaul and his 5 year old daughter watched in horror as a second airplane hit the second world trade center tower michael mccaulu.s. congressman, r-texas take cg @ 0:11-0:20and she said daddy why did that airplane fly into that
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building? and when i saw the second airliner hit i knew it was more than an accident, i knew it was a terror attack anna wiernicki: now as chairman of the house homeland security committee, mccaul has dedicated his career to making sure an attack on that scale never happens again. michael mccaul: i can tell you the threat level has gone down. anna wiernicki: mccaul says america áis safer, but there are still active threats every day to the country.michael mccaul: there is a serious threat to our aviation sector right now using laptop explosives and toxic gases and that's why you see tsa ramping up security methods.anna wiernicki (stand up) @annaewiernickitake cg @ 0:46- 0:56congressman mccaul says he is working on legislation to enhance airport security so t-s-a can detect dangerous pieces of technology like laptop bombs from getting on airplanes.michael mccaul: they are still very diligent about the crown jewel and that is aviation. anna wiernicki: and while many work to keep the country safe he says it is important to remember the people who died that day. michael mccaul: the victims are who we remember today. it's a solemn occasion but we also remember the heroism of the first responders on that fateful dayin washington, i'm anna wiernicki.
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(vicki) a woman convicted of helping to kidnap elizabeth smartin 2002 - and holding her captive - will be released from prison next week..(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on the surprisingdecision from parole authorities in utah... (catherine) (catherine) elizabeth smart released a statement today - callingthe decision "incomprehensible".... saying she's surprised and disappointed...and looking at her options. she's talking about the pending release next wednesday from a utah prison of 72-year-old wanda barzee... barzee and her husband kidnapped smart at knifepoint from her bedroom in salt lake city 16 years ago. smart was just 14. she was held captive for 9 months - until being spottedwalking along a street
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with barzee and brian mitchell. the surprise move comes after authorities determined thatthey'd miscalculated the time barzee previously served in federal custody. the parole board had earlier said she wouldn't be released until 2024. elizabeth smart says barzee has not cooperated with her mental health evaluations....and didn't even show up at her own parole hearing. vicki and grant? (vicki) a bakersfield man is being called a hero tonight... afterhelping a woman who was being attacked at a starbucks by her ex- boyfriend... with a machete. lori lizarraga reports. blaine hodge/stopped attack "some stuff happened at starbucks today and there was a person in danger and i couldn't just let her die, so here i am."this is 27-year-old blaine hodge.he was at starbucks on stockdale highway just before noon sunday, with
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his friend joe harris, when a woman came running into the store.joe harris/witness"she was panicked. she was saying help me. and then at one point she said this guy's going to kill me."that man, robert rivas.according to court records, rivas has been in trouble for domestic violence before. back in 2014.but that was no comparison for what rivas was about to do.joe harris/witness"a man came in. he was holding something in his hand. i had no idea what he was holding."which is gnificant. because what he was holding, turned out to be a machete.that's where blaine hodge comes in.joe harris/witness"everyone else was running away and he was the first person to run straight to the action. he was like i'm going to stop this guy, regardless if i get stabbed or not. i can't let this woman die."he was stabbed, many times.suffering deep cuts to both hands.his right fingers - immobile. lacerations to his arms and his knee. in all - resulting in close to 200 hundred stitches.tori tony/girlfriend "i believe it because it's him. i believe that he took a machete to the hands for someone else that's not surprising. it's just somebody i care about got hurt."but his
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girlfriend and his best friends, said it over and over : "that's just blaine."tori tony/girlfriend"he would do it again. he could lose an arm and he would still do it again. and that's just blaine." nat sound (vicki) that was lori lizarraga reporting. the woman stabbed is in critical condtions... and the man accused of attacking her is facing several charges. blaine hodge, the hero, had surgery on his right hand yesterday and is going to be okay. (grant) coming up... a beauty trend once made famous by kim kardashian.. is now coming with a warning. why health officials are telling certain "vampire facial" customers.. to now get
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tested for h-i-v. (vicki) plus after the break.. we have a preview of what to expect from apple's big event tomorrow.
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happening tomorrow -- apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iphone. apple is holding an event tomorrow at their campus in cupertino for the release. most of the buzz
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is swirling around the rumored i-phone is the 6-point-5-inch screen. that's up from 5-point-8 inches on the existing iphone 10. some tech experts say apple's new iphone may be pricier than some expect. the starting price of the new phone expected to be 1-thousand 49 dollars. (grant) still ahead... a tough loss for raider nation as the silver and black fall to the rams in their home opener. hear from head coach jon gruden about head coach jon hear from head coach jon gruden about the loss.
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(vicki) time now to talk a little raiders, and that was certainly not the debut jon gruden or raider nation had in mind. (grant) part 2 of the gruden era begins with a thud... as the rams
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feasted on the raiders last night with a 33-13 win in their season opener. to discuss what went wrong, we now turn to kron4's mark carpenter. the game started with the game started with some promise... as the raiders marched right down the field on their opening drive and we saw a vintage run from marshawn lynch. but, that was pretty much the extent of the highlights. two drastically different halves of football at the coliseum. raiders go into the break with a 3-point lead over the team that had the best offense in the nfl last season. then, the rams turned everything around....outscored oakland 23-zip. derek carr...after throwing 200 yards in the first half...was held to 99 in the final 2 quarters... picked off three times including one that went back to the house.
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amari cooper...was held to 1 catch on nine yards. the raiders start the year 0-and-1... this afternoon, jon gruden...even after years away from coaching...says the losses still feel the same. "it stinks. it's not very fun, but we have work to do. it's obvious. we have work to do and we are gonna build this football team back. it might not happen tonight, but we are gonna keep laying bricks. we got a great group of guys and we'll get ready for the next battle.""some of the things that we did are gonna be overlooked by the bad stuff and it sucks and it's tough because we did a lot of good things. the score doesn't dictate really what the game was and it's just a bad feeling. it just sucks man." up next for the raiders...back to back road games starting with the broncos in mile high. coming up on kron4 sports at 6-45, details on a signing by the raiders front office that's both intriguing and head scratching. (vicki) let's get a check on what
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we are working on for kron4 news at six. pam moore is standing by in the newsroom. (pam) thank you vicki.. coming up tonight at six - we are following breaking news out of north las vegas. a school shooting has left one person dead .. it happened at canyon springs high school ... we do know ... the victim is described as juvenile. it is not clear whether there is a suspect in custody... we will have a live report from the scene - in north las vegas -- coming up next at six.. back to you in the studio.. thank you pam - we will see you and ken tonight at six. (catherine) we've been honoring outstanding teachers in the bay area...today it's a first grade teacher in oakland. marek bruckner teaches at reach academy...wher e she'salso part of a leadership team. her principal says she's passionate about building her students' language and reading
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skills....and is commited to making sure they reach their full potential. always willing to do extra - she also led a summer reading program. marek has apparently always wanted to do this...her parents say that when she was little - she put her stuffed animals in a circle and played teacher. if you know a special teacher you'd like to nominate...just go to our website, kron four-dot-com. click on 'features' - and choose teacher of the week. grant and vicki? (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the
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bay area as early as tomorrow. it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures. highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with partly cloudy skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. (vicki) (vicki) and after the
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break... a warning about a beauty trend once made famous by kim kardashian. why health officials are telling certain spa customers to now get tested for h-i-v.
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the so-called "vampire facial" is a new beauty trend-- facial" is a new beauty trend-- that involves drawing a patient's blood--
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and then re-injecting components of it back into the face. (vicki) it is said to make your skin look more youthful.. but there are some risks. there's warning from health officials in new mexico.. saying certain spa customers should now get tested for h-i-v. allison martinez explains. allison martinez / reporting: "v-i-p spa has been in business since at least 2013 according to its facebook page, and now the department of health has shut it down." v-i-p spa sits on the corner of tijeras and 9th street.on the door of the spa today is a note that claims a family emergency has forced them to cancel appointments through the week.but the department of health has a much different story.the health department and the state's cosmetology board inspected the spa friday evening.that is when they
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discovered practices at the spa could spread blood-borne infections such as hiv, and hepatitis b and c.voice of dr. michael landen / doh state epidemiologist: "we undertook the inspection because a client of the vip spa developed an infection that may have resulted from a procedure performed at the spa."voice of claudia marquez-silva / vip spa former customer: "honestly it made me sick to my stomach right away. just everything starts coming to mind. the regrets, not knowing that you trusted someone so much. you just pretty much trust that everything was going to be fine."and that client was not the only customer of vip spa that we reached out to who said hearing the news made them feel sick to their stomach.allison martinez / reporting: "the department of health is urging anyone who has received what's called a 'vampire facial' or any other injection-related procedure to get tested as soon as possible. (grant) that was allison martinez reporting. the facial became popular a few years ago when kim kardashian posted this photo of her face after the procedure. (vicki) she has since said she regrets it because it was too painful-- and she doesn't plan on trying it again. (vicki) that wraps up kron
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4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (ken) coming up new on kron 4 news at six. a republican running for congress - was attacked with a knife in the east bay. tonight - we have details on what led up to it - and the suspect now in police custody. (pam) then - how not to become a victim when using a rideshare. why one bay area city says the key to staying safe - is looking down. that's coming up next at six.
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is going to be okay. but we also know when things go wrong, they can go very wrong, very quickly> (ken) tonight at 6. how to stay safe when taking uber and other ride shares. top san francisco officials are teaming up with uber to bring more awareness to safety. they say riders should follow specific steps to stay safe when using a rideshare. thank you for joining us. i'm ken wayne.(pam) and i'm pam moore. uber went so far as to say, many of the safety issues are 100- percent preventable.(pam) kron 4's dan kerman was at the meeting between the groups today ... he has more on exactly what riders need to be aware of... dan? july's arrest of the so called rideshare rapist on charges he sexually assaulted 4 women while posing as a rideshare driver moved rideshare rider safety to a new level.sot
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george gascon/san francisco district attorney 11-17tuesday san francisco's district attorney was joined by represenatives of the police department and uber to launch a public education campaign designed to enhance the safety of rideshare riders. sot andrew hasbun/uber spokeman 28- 36that verification that the car is correct, and confirmation that the driver is correct are step one and two of the process. step three is to share your destiantion with someone you trust.
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up at 6:15.... we'll talk with the author of a new article that links electric scooter rollouts across the country... with emergency room visits...and discuss what changes need to be made to keep those riders safe. a man is under arrest - accused of attacking a republican candidatefor california's 15th congressional district in the east bay. it happened sunday at the castro valley fall festival... catherine heenan is here with the story... (catherine) we're just learning about a stabbing attempt on this man...this is rudy peters - a republican
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who's running for the seat now held by congressman eric swalwell... peters wasn't hurt - but deputies say it was close.. they arrested 35- year-old farzad fazeli...accused of pulling out aswitchblade and trying to stab peters. the knife somehow malfunctioned and fazeli ran away...but was tracked down a short time later. witnesses say he'd approached the candidate at his campaign booth at the festival - and started insulting peters and the republican party before pulling out the knife. he's now facing a string of charges, including felony assault. incumbent congressman eric swalwell tweeted about the incident .. saying he's glad to hear that his opponenet mr. peters is okay... adding that it's never okay to use physical violence to settle a political disagrement...'or any disagreement.' pam and ken? (ken) an update to the fire an update to the fire burning in marin county tonight. all evacuation orders have now been lifted for the irving fire. it
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has spread to 115 acres-- but is now 35-percent contained. it's burning near samuel p. taylor state park. so far no structures have been damaged.. but lagunitas elementary school is closed. cal fire is helping county firefighters. (ken) as of today... cal fire has banned all outdoor burning on state land in san mateo and santa cruz counties. included in the ban are all campfires, open pit fires, cooking fires, warming fires and ceremonial burns. the only exception are fires contained in metal or ceramic fire pits no larger than 18 inches wide and 12 inches deep... with written permission, supervision and fire supression tools on hand. the ban was enacted due to dry weather conditions as well as fire crews being overextended in other parts of the state. (pam) a fire in an oakland homeless encampment displaces nearly 40- people ... who had no place to live to begin with.
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the incident has sparked a conversation about how these fires are being started .... and what the city is going to do about eliminating the need for homeless encampments altogether ... kron 4's haaziq madyun has the story (pkg)oakland public works crews are cleaning up after an early morning fire here at what was a homeless camp at a city park on east 12th street sot fires at homeless camps are an ongoing problem says oakland city council member noel gallo. he says one common reason...revengesotwhile the official cause of this fire is under investigation city officials and community activists are weighing in with their opnions on how to solve oakland's homeless crisissot
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sotsotoakland police say a deceased person was found near the burned encampment on east 12th street. however say the person's death does not appear to be fire, more likely a result of being homeless says gallosotin oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (ken)(ken)(ken) breaking
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news:one person is dead after a school shooting in north las vegas.(pam) reporter shakala alvaranga joins us live with details ... initially, police believed this was an active shooter investigation because witnesses reported seeing multiple shooters.vo however, detectives say that was not the case. an 18 year old was shot and taken to umc where he passed away.police say the ooting happened on the northwest property line near the baseball field.they believe the victim was targeted.a lockdown at canyon springs was lifted about an hour ago.superintendent jesus jara was also here, as well as the police chief. it's still unclear what led up to that shooting and if police have someone in custody.--live cam-
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however, police say the community should not be alarmed - they believe this was not a random shooting.. reporting live sa 8nn (pam) new tonight at 6. reports of shots fired at a los angeles area hospital today... now, a male suspect has been arrested authorities say, the suspect was causing a disturbance at kaiser permanente medical center in downey... and threw a chair out of a window before producing a handgun. no injuries were reported.one witness says, she saw a man who appeared to get angry over a doctor's appointment... and started pounding on doors then throwing tables out of a window. (ken) new at 6 tonight. the man whose body was pulled out of the ocean in pacifica has been identified by san mateo county officials as 25-year old san francisco resident elliott loring wakefield. wakefield's body was found around 7:30
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sunday morning on the beach below the 800 block of palmetto avenue. police have not released any further details on wakefield's death... but are asking for anyone with information on the incident to contact them directly. it looks like a toy but it's causing serious injury. a live interview with the washington post reporter who detailed the spike in emergency room visits from scooter riders... and how the fast growing scooter share companies are responding. on the 17-th anniversary of the terrorist attack on 9- eleven ... people are doing more than just remembering that day. we'll show you how they are also giving back. school children face a growing danger by simply walking to and from their campus. we'll take you to the east bay school that seems to have some particularly bad drivers. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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unfortunately got a f in this new survey released today... zendrive saying their research shows that drivers are particularly bad here... i spoke with some kids and parents and they told me stories about what they see... and it isn't good. (take pkg) isabelle mock, amador school student. are you ever scared? yes. we were walking and the car was in the cross walk. fast. gabrielle mock, amador school parent. i saw a parent once drive on the wrong side of the road to drop off their child. a mother and daughter talking to me about the conditions they often see while walking their children to and from j.m. amador elementary school in dublin. zendrive recently did a study on 125 thousand schools nationwide.. delivering an f grade to amador. they say
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they analyze miles driving in and around schools to give them a safety snapshot. meredith bright, amador parent in alameda county, there were several schools that did not fair well at all, according to zendrive's metrics, the worst drivers near schools included livermroe valley charter, treeview elementary in harywa, and ruus elementary in hayward. as for amador, the school district spokesperson says they work deligently with dublin police to improve on safety. chip dehnert, dublin unified school district. we give out notices, we work hard on making matters safe for our kids, but speak up if you see something. (estacio live) (pam) (pam)
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(pam) for more information on the safety of roads near schools in your neighborhood, go to kron four dot com ..... and click the link. (ken) california has been testing marijuana products for safety since july... and the early results are not great. almost 20 percent of the products failed when it came to potency and purity.. in some cases - the products had to be destroyed.... in others... only a label change was needed. cookies and candies were some of the most failed products... with a failure rate above 30 percent. some contained pesticides and
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bacteria... including e-coli. some people in the marijuana industry argue that the standards are too strict. and say technical glitches contributed to the high failure rate. (pam) new at 6 tonight. despite efforts to curb electric scooters from taking over san francisco... services such as lime and bird ... continue to spread here and across the country. just today .. the first lime bikes debuted in kansas city. (pam) but from coast to coast... along with the rollout of these electric scooters... comes an increase in injuries and emergency room visits.(ken) this is leading experts to question their safety. joining us now to talk about this from washington d-c.... peter holley from the washington post ... they have been pouring into emergency rooms around the nation all summer, their bodies bearing a blend of injuries that doctors normally associate with victims of car wrecks - broken noses, wrists
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and shoulders, facial lacerations and fractures, as well as the kind of blunt head trauma that can leave brains permanently damaged.when doctors began asking patients to explain their injuries, many were surprised to learn that the surge of broken body parts stemmed from the latest urban transportation trend: shared electric scooters.in santa monica, calif. - where one of the biggest electric-scooter companies is based - the city's fire department has responded to 34 serious accidents involving the devices this summer. the director of an emergency department there said his team treated 18 patients who were seriously injured in electric- scooter accidents during the final two weeks of july. and in san francisco, the doctor who runs the emergency room at a major hospital said he is seeing as many as 10 severe injuries a week."injuries are coming in fast and furious," said michael sise, chief of medical staff at scripps mercy hospital in san diego, noting that his team saw four severe scooter injuries last week. "it's just a matter of time before someone is killed. i'm absolutely certain of it."the
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washington post interviewed emergency-room physicians in seven cities, including austin, atlanta and nashville, with doctors in each place reporting a spike in severe accidents after the devices launched on their streets. no national data on scooter injuries exist yet.as the injuries pile up in cities across the country, the three largest scooter companies - operating under the names bird, lime and skip - have seen their values soar as they attempt to transform urban transit, following the successes of ride-hailing and bike-sharing companies. the scooter start-ups have attracted massive investments from uber, the prominent technology venture capital firm sequoia capital and alphabet, google's parent company, with some analysts estimating that some of the privately held companies might be worth more than $1 billion. a commuter rides a scooter on 15th street nw in washington. (robert miller/the washington post)but a growing number of critics - including doctors, former riders, scooter mechanics and personal injury lawyers - say the devices may look like toys but inflict the same degree of harm as any other motorized vehicle on the road, only without having to comply with safety regulations. these critics add that some -electric-scooter fleets are poorly maintained by a loose-knit flock of amateur mechanics, making them
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prone to dangerous mechanical failures.responding to questions from the post about the wave of injuries, the scooter companies said safety is a top priority. bird, lime and skip say their apps and labels on the scooters contain basic safety information, as well as training instructions. bird requires users to upload a driver's license and confirm they're at least 18 years old. bird and skip have programs that give helmets to riders who request them, and lime notes that riders must go through an "in-app tutorial" on helmet safety to unlock one of the company's scooters for the first time."we also strive to reduce injuries though our vehicle design and include key safety features such as headlights and taillights, independent suspension, and a wider and higher footboard to improve stability," a statement from skip said.but bird is also lobbying against legislation in california that would require users to wear helmets.john montgomery, 47, says he was riding a bird scooter in july when it malfunctioned, throwing him into the street head first and knocking him unconscious. (courtesy of john montgomery) once injured, many riders might discover from the vehicles' user agreements that they cannot file lawsuits because of clauses requiring that disputes be resolved by arbitration.what's more, the firms acknowledge that they can't always know about serious mechanical problems in their vehicles unless riders flag problems. indeed, the scooter companies are still learning how their vehicles perform in various weather conditions and from regular use, according to a senior executive at one of the three companies who spoke on the
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condition of anonymity to talk freely about industry challenges. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the bay area as early as tomorrow.
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it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures. highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with partly cloudy skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. the woman involved in a dramatic kidnapping that made national headlines is about to be freed from prison. why elizabeth smart is calling the move... incomprehensible. le.incomprehensibmove... calling the week.normal next week.
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the woman involved in a dramatic kidnapping that made national headlines is about to be freed from prison. why elizabeth smart is calling the move... incomprehensible. how volunteers are giving back on the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in american history. a day to turn tragedy into hope.
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(ken) a solemn day of rememberance in new york today... on the 17th anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the world trade center... and the pentagon. almost three thousand people lost their lives that day... and more that six thousand others were injured. (ken)meanwhile president trump honoring the somber occasion in his own way... greeting supporters in johnstown pennslyvania with a celebratory smile and a fist pump.mister trump was in town to remember the victims of of the september 11th terrorist attacks... specifically those on flight 93 which crashed in shanksville. (ken) the anniversary of the tragedy has turned into a day of giving back across the
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country. kron4's maureen kelly was at pier 35 in san francisco where more than a thousand volunteers turned out to pay their respects on this september 11th... by helping others. congresswoman nancy pelosi was one of the teams of people packing up healthy meals that will going to those in need....she says her giving back is a tribute to those who died on that terrible day of 9-11.... will never forget but how do you remember, you remember with service and with helping people, remembering by doing and across the country and she like the one thousand plus filling pier 35 in san francisco....these volunteers are expected to fill 300- thousand meals that will be given to the san francisco marin food bank for distribution. the bay area economy is crazy and it has a lot of positive affects but it also has some byproducts of higher cost of living, making it difficult for lower income people to get along so we're actually finding more people need our help and evera volunteer orginally from new york says many of her family were affected that dark day 17 years ago. and this day of service helps make her feel better. for me i really wanted to come and help out the idea of trying to trying to stay from one of tragedy to one of giving back and community is just so important to me every year i think about it i come to this day i'm really just heartbroken every year and
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even though i'm still heartbroken it brings a lot of positive spirit in me that we can try to change the stay and make it so helpful for others the idea of marking 911 as a day of volunteering and giving back to the community started on the east coast and if it's grown. it is now the nations largest day of state service with nearly 30,000,000 people participating, maureen kelly companies coming up at 6:45... a unique way to try to tackle the homeless problem. we'll show you the portable units being brought to l-a's skid row ... and the programs that come with them. them.come with programs that row ... and the to l-a's skid being brought portable units you the we'll show problem. companiesmaureen kelly participating, people participating, maureen kelly companies coming up at 6:45... a unique way to try to tackle the homeless problem. we'll show you the portable units being brought to l-a's skid row ... and the programs that come with them. get out now! that's
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the message for hundreds of thousands of residents along the coast of the southeast as hurricane florence bears down. we'll have the latest. (lawrence)and i'm tracking the storm as well... that's just ahead.
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better to be safe than sorry with this one, this one's got me a little more concerned then the previous storms. "i'm getting out of here.(ken) all highway lanes changed to one
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direction... leading away from the beach today ...as more than a million people flee from what could be the most powerful storm to hit the carolinas in decades. forecaster say hurricane florence could grow to a category five storm before it makes landfall near wilmington, north carolina. (pam) kron four's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the storm - we will get to him in a moment.. but first.. grant lodes is here to tell us what is happening now.grant? (grant) just a few hours ago, the national weather service made it official ... issuing a hurricane warning for the carolina coastline from charleston to the virginia border.the warning says florence will bring a life=threatening storm surge and hurricane force winds. "it sucks but itús necessary." a mass migration ahead of a massive storm."this storm is not a glancing blow, this storm is going to be a direct hit//... a lot of winds, a lot of trees down and power outages. "hurricane hunters reported from into the eye of the hurricane.hurricane hunter: "there's nothing to
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prevent this storm from continuing to intensifyferries made their last run from north carolina's outer banks ... where florence is expected to make landfall thursday night. "you've gotta get off the beach. i mean, you know, there's nothing you can do. you're not going to stop that water, you're not going to stop the wind. if you don't get off, you're going to be a casualty."everybody is boarded up everybody's packed up all the businesses are closedmany of the low=lying barrier islands could be underwater if florence brings the expected ten=foot storm surge."category three category for storm is life-threatening storm surge or we may not of seen before they may bring storm surge that we may not of seen before on the outer banks hurricane force winds that are just dangerous."officials say florence is likely to be the most destructive hurricane to hit the region in decades.we will be measuring rainfall in feet not inches. the monstrous storm already has closed of hundreds of schools throughout the regionthe university of north carolina at chapel hill, duke and north carolina state all canceled classes through week's end. boeing and volvo shut down their charleston factories,. we are in a very deadly and important game of chess with hurricane florence this is a massive, powerful, destructive, devastating beast, and it is headed right at us." this storm is a monster. it's big and it's vicious (grant) even before the storm hits,
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help is on the way from almost ever state.early this morning a search and rescue team left the bay area, sponsored by the oakland fire department.the sixteen members come from seven different agencies... local civilians have also made their way across the county...ready to lend a hand. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous storm. she is currently a category 4 storm and headed directly toward the east coast. tropical storm olivia is now
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approaching the hawaiin islands. it will bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight as it moves through. on the satellite image we an area of low pressure to the north. that system will drop into the bay area as early as tomorrow. it will bring more clouds and much cooler temperatures. highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with skies tomorrow. highs wil be in the low to mid 70s inland with 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures will warm slightly into the weekend and return to normal next week. week. (ken)thanks (ken)thanks lawrence.(pam) time now
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for a look at tonight's top local stories. sotoakland public works crews oakland public sot oakland public works crews oakland public sot sotoakland public works crews are cleaning up after an early morning fire here at what was a homeless camp at a city park on east 12th street. fires at homeless camps are an ongoing problem says oakland city council member noel gallosot
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oakland police say a deceased person was found near the burned encampment on east 12th street. however investigators say the person's death does not appear to be related to the fire...in haaziq madyun kron4news (ken) (ken) the woman convicted of helping to kidnap -- elizabeth smart... will be released from prison next wednesday. the utah board of pardons and parole made the
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announcement today - in a surprise reversal of a previous decision.(pam) 72-year-old wanda barzee was first sentenced in 2010 ..... to 15 -years in federal prison for assisting in the 2002 kidnapping of smart. marcos ortiz has the story. wanda barzee completed her federal prison sentence before transferring to utah's prison to finish her state sentence. she was convicted of helping to kidnap elizabeth smart in 2002. barzee was scheduled to be released in 2024her husband, brian david mitchell is serving a life sentence for being the mastermind of the kidnapping.in june barzee failed to show for her parole hearing. her attorney objected claiming she's already served her time because the federal and state sentences were to run concurrently.the board of pardons now agrees.greg johnson, utah board of pardons "the federal time is concurrent with the state time. so her expiration date is several years less than what we previously thought it
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was."scott williams, barzee attorney: "i really appreciate the board in a case such as this, that they would be willing to do that, that they would be willing to take a case to look and further consider matters and try to be sure that they're right."as for elizabeth smart she issued a prepared statement calling barzee's release .... "incomprehensible" and was "surprised and disappointed" she'll be freed without undergoing a mental health evaluation.her attorney says she doesn't pose a risk to the community but wouldn't say if she's reformed."that wouldn't be appropriate area for me to comment on. but i believe the criminal justice system got what they bargained for with her. (pam) that was marcus ortiz reporting. barzee will remain on supervised probation with the u.s. marshall's office.. for now, she'll have to remain in utah, but could work out a deal with federal officials to move out of state. a heartless act caught on
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camera. some teenagers take advantage of store clerk by stealing from him after he suffers a heart attack.
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(pam) a gas station store clerk collapses - but instead of helping him, police say, two teens helped themselves ... by stealing from the store. police now want to find the thieves who left that
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clerk to suffer from a heart attack. it happened in washington state. surveillance video shows the clerk confronting two teens over an unpaid food item. moments after the clerk walks over to the boys ... he suddenly collapses. police say, the teens took it as a crime of oppurtunity ... they stole cigarettes and money from the cash register. (pam) several minutes passed before another customer comes in to find the clerk onhe ground. the clerk is now on life support at a washington hospital. in sports... we'l have an update on the a's game... as they get more bad news on their starting pitching... and derek carr and jon gruden talk about the raiders second half meltdown last night... mark carpenter has their thoughts... coming up
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san francisco, of course, isn't the only major city strugglingto deal with homelessness... in los angeles, dozens of people are no longer on the street - thanks to a new program.. catherine heenan is here with the story... (catherine) a program called "bridge home" is now underway....offering peoplea temporary place to stay and a chance to get back on their feet... forty five people moved into a cluster of trailers today... the shelters are open around the clock. they're equipped with bathrooms, laundry facilities -- and pets are welcome. residents will get medical alcohol treatment if needed...and staff members will work with people to find permanent housing. among the first to move in -- a man who's been homeless off and on for 20 years...
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los los angeles city leaders are talking about 13 more sites like this one. it isn't happening without some pushback, though. critics feel the project will attract even more homeless people. but - as in the bay area - leaders argue they need every optionthey can get.. the los angeles homeless population has skyrocketed by 75 percent over the past six years. ken and pam? (ken) an australian newspaper cartoonist is under fire for his depiction of tennis champion serena williams. it has been widely denounced as racist both in australia and in the u.s. this is the cartoon... it was drawn by popular australian cartoonist mark knight... of the herald sun. the cartoon has taken criticism from everyone from harry potter author jk rowling on twitter to the u-s. association of black journalists... who call it
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"unnecessarily sambo-like." however knight says he is not a racist and had no intention of offending everyone... and is upset at the threats that have been rolling in.
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difficult to watch. two drastically different halves of football last night at the coliseum between the raiders and rams. raiders go into the break with a 3-point lead over the team that had the best offense in the nfl last season. then, the rams turned everything around....outscored oakland 23-zip. derek carr...after throwing 200 yards in the first half...was held to 99 in the final 2 quarters... picked off three times including one that went back to the house. amari cooper...was held to 1 catch on nine yards. the raiders start the year 0-and-1... this afternoon, jon gruden...even after years away from coaching...says the losses still feel the same. "it stinks. it's not very fun, but we have work to do. it's obvious. we have work to do and we are gonna build this football team back. it might not happen tonight, but we are gonna keep laying bricks. we got a great group of guys and we'll get ready for the next battle.""some of the things that we did are gonna be overlooked by the bad
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stuff and it sucks and it's tough because we did a lot of good things. the score doesn't dictate really what the game was and it's just a bad feeling. it just sucks man." "you gotta be resiliant. you gotta be able to push through. snap and clear and go on to the next play. it's important at ths level and it's important in this league that you be able let one play define you." up next for the raiders up next for up next for the raiders back-to-back road games...starting with the broncos in mile high. in the meantime, the front office with a surprise signing. according to multiple reports, the team has re-signed wide receiver martavis bryant to a one-year-deal. this comes just 10-days after they had released him...due to concerns that he's facing a season-long
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suspension for violating the league's drug policy. that situation is still up in the air, but the raiders seeing an opportunity to sign him while it gets sorted out. turning to the a's, who are opening up a six-game road trip. it begins tonight in camden yards... a's and o's currently in progress and at last check, oakland is up 3- 1...in the 9th. stephen piscotty...is 3-for-4...drove in a run.... and extends his hitting streak to 12-games. full highlights coming up on kron4 news at 8. giants in action at 7 against the braves. already brutal injury news for the a's just got a lot worse this afternoon... and it's going to affect this franchise through all of next season. starting pitcher sean manaea...who's been on the d-l dealing with a shoulder injury...will undergo surgery, which means he's not only out for the rest of this year, but is likely to miss the entire 2019 season. the 26-year-old...is among the a's promising young stars...starting 27-games this year, which included a no- hitter against the red sox.
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hitter against the red sox. (pam) attorney (pam) (pam) attorney general jeff sessions is going against the wishes of his commander in chief..... by adding dozens of immigration judges ... to clear out the backlog of cases. an update on how that is working... next.
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attorney general jeff sessions welcomed 44 new immigration judges yesterday .. instructing them to clear the dockets and enforce the law as quickly as possible. you may remember, in june president trump tweeted that hiring thousands of immigration judges was not the way to go ... and said, people should be deported with no judges. washington correspondent alexandra limon has more. attorney general jeff sessions welcomed a new group of immigration judges by telling them it's their job to quickly to clear immigration cases jeff sessions / u.s. attorney generalit is perfectly legitimate moral and decent for a nation to have a legal system on of immigration and to enforce the system.the attorney general also criticized immigration attorneys who represent migrantstom jawetz / v.p. of immigraiton policyevery step what he's done is undermine people ability to access their rights under the constitution and under statute.the center for american progress criticizes the attorney general for rushing immigration cases tom jawetz / vice president of immigraiton policyimmigration judges who handle asylum cases say they're the equivalent of death penalty cases, because they really are making life and death decisions.in many cases asylum seekers are fleeing violent gangs and other dangers in their home countriesalexandra limon /
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washington correspondent attorney general sessions said the rights of immigrants should alwasy be respected -- but criticized asylum laws saying there are too many loopholes.jeff sessions / u.s. attorney general we reject unjustified and sometimes fake claims.sessions also defended the administartion's zero tolerance policy that led to the separtion of thousands of immigrant children from their parents.jeff sessionsand are prosecuting over 90% of those cases that are referred to us ...and i think that has some deterrent effect.the attorney general's goal is a 50% increase in immigration judges -- compared to when presdient trump took office.in washington alexandra limon. lawrence karnow: it was another beautiful day with sunny skies all the way to the coast. highs today soared into the 80s inland with into the 80s inland with sunny 70s at the
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coast. hurricane florence continues to look like a very dangerous currently a category 4 headed directly east coast. tropical storm approaching the hawaiin bring heavy rain and gusty winds tonight through. on the satellite image we an area of low the north. that system will drop into early as tomorrow. it more clouds and much cooler highs will be running as much as 5 to 15 degrees below normal with skies tomorrow. highs wil be in 70s inland with 60s and 70s and 50s and coast. will warm the weekend and return to normal next week. that wraps up kron
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crisis in the air. >> right wheel just fell off the airplane. >> the pilot in tears. >> everything will be okay. >> she is only 17 years old. >> and baby won't wait. mom's giving birth in the car. >> oh my goodness. we just delivered a baby in the car. >> look who's watching in the backseat. >> and then pants on fire? first she allegedly taked being pregnant. >> now she is suspected of faking being married to a hero firefighter. be >> plus scare for trump and the first lady at the 9/11 ceremony.

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