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there are more victims out there ... and want them to come forward.(grant) kron 4's ali reid joins us live from redwood city tonight with the latest on the investigation... there could be victims far and wide.the suspect is known to have ties to san mateo county, and santa clara county.he also spent time in utah while evading law enforcement.pkg there are at least 4 known victims. his face looks to me familiarauthorities say latu lavaki is a sexual predator and victimzed many girls over the past few decades.some of them we weren't able to prosecute because the statute of limitations has run outon monday ... the 62 year old was prosecuted in superior court for an assault that allegedly happened in 2005. he's being charged with 2 counts of lewd acts with a minor under the age of 14. due to the number of current victims, prosecutors believe there are even more out there.if anyone has any doubt about coming forward or wondering if it was
worth it, the da's office is prepared and ready to present on these cases.in the search for victims, the san mateo county sheriff's office has provided both lavaki's current mugshot, and the photo from his driver's licence, so people can recognize him at different stages in life. wilfredo rodriguez says he's seen the suspect in his millbrae neighborhood. the same area the current victim is from.im surprised you told me he's a bad bad manstandupif you've had inappropriate contact with lavaki or allowed him around your child or children, you're urged to contact the san mateo county sheriff's office.reporting from san mateo superior court ... ar ... kron 4 news. story... fire crews are on the front lines tonight...battling a wildfire in the north bay..... the irving fire as it's being called has burned 152 acres and it is 45 percent contained... all
evacuation orders were lifted but the fire is burning in western marin near lagunitis and samuel p taylor state park.... which is making it difficult for crews to get to... so far no structures have been damaged. but again, people are back home...though some of them are without power because of the fire. the cause is being investigated. (vicki) the snell fire, burning in napa county...is now 60 percent contained...aft er burning nearly 25-hundred acres since it started on saturday. this is video from over the weekend....when there were towering flames. all evacuation orders and road closures have also been lifted in that area...jsut south-east of middletown. there are still 11-hundred people working the fire...and cal fire does not expect this one to grow in size. investigators are working to determine what started this fire. (grant) happening now... hurricane florence is intensifying as it makes its way towards the east coast-- and emergency crews from all over the country are on their way to help. all this while more than one-million
people in coastal areas in north and south carolina and virginia... face mandatory evacuation orders. reporter karin caifa is in wrightsville beach, north carolina with how people there are preparing for the menacing storm. gov. roy cooper, north carolina: "this storm is going to be intense, likely historic, and deadly." hurricane florence is intensifying as it rumbles towards the carolinas. it's barreling towards an area not used to hurricanes this big. the category 4 florence is expected to become the most destructive hurricane to hit this far north on the east coast since 1954. mos: "over the years i have seen the damage that these storms can do. so, i don't really want to take any chances."rep. tom rice, (r) south carolina: "if you stay, and you get stuck in this, you're on your own." forecasters say the storm has potential to strengthen even more-- and bring 157-mile per hour winds when it makes landfall. and as people along the coast pack up and make their way inland-- help from around the country is on the way,an oklahoma utility company is sending dozens of trucks and workers to north carolina. oklahoma gas & power
official: "the biggest challenge is getting everyone there safely." several states are also sending assistance-- help is coming from as far away as california-- where firefighters have started the long trek to lend a hand.fema is ramping up preparations, and gathering karina caifa.beach, nc i'm karina caifa. (vicki) a team of 16 members sponsored by oakland fire left around one early this morning and are headed to the east coast to help with search and rescue. they are hoping to get there by thursday morning. the team has members from 7 different fire agencies and civilians. they are expected to be there for 21 days however they may be asked to stay longer due to more storms after florence. 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)(grant) week.
(grant) florence continues online at kron-4 dot com. there you can track the storm on satellite and radar. also...details on how californians are helping. and always... stay connected on breaking news with push alerts from our free mobile app. (vicki) another big story tonight...two powerful light beams have lit up the lower manhattan skyline as part of the annual tribute in light installation commemorating those who lost their lives on 9/11. it has become an iconic symbol that honors those killed and celebrates
the unbreakable spirit of new york. (grant) the twin beams reach up to four miles into the sky...echoing the shape and orientation of the twin towers. the installation can be viewed from a 60-mile radius around lower manhattan.(vicki) a total of 2,977 people were killed in new york city, washington, dc and outside of shanksville, pennsylvania 17 years ago today. from our partners at c-n-n reporter natasha chen shows us how each memorial today reminded us to 'never forget'... "my uncle, martin lizzul. we love you, we miss you..."in new york, at the pentagon - "staff sgt madeleine a. white..." and in shanksville pennsylvania,"flight attendant ceecee ross lyles"people read the names of nearly three thousand loved ones who were
killed 17 years ago, on september 11th. president trump honored the passengers and crew of united 93 - president donald trump: "we remember the moment when america fought back."the 40 people on that flight learned other planes had crashed into the twin towers and the pentagon and voted to fight the hijackers. they took control of the plane and forced it down into a pennyslvania field. investigators later learned the hijackers intended to target the us white house. president donald trump: "america will never forget what your loved ones did for all of us."the phrase 'never forget' becomes even more important on this considering today's teenagers were born after 9/11.vice president mike pence underscored that message, at the pentagon, saying these ceremonies are honor the victims, but also to ensure each succeeding generation knows what happened - and why.mike pence: "we must learn the lessons of 9/11 and remain ever vigilant in the defense of our nation and our people."former pennsylvania gov. mark schweiker said we must tell their story.former pennsylvania gov. mark schweiker: "when you do, tell everyone, it was here that freedom took its dramatic stand."in washington, i'm natasha chen.
(grant) back here locally...in remembrance - the menlo park fire protection district is honoring the 343 fallen firefighters-- who lost their lives trying to save others on 9-11.... they are displaying 343 individual american flags representing each new york firefighter member who perished at each of the seven fire stations in the district. kron4's j-r stone is live in menlo park where he he spoke to a fire chief who was at ground zero and involved in the cleanup, j-r? yes, you can see those flags you just talked about out here tonight. the fire chief that i talked with here in menlo park was at ground zero within seven days of the attack. he was then sifting through debris with his bay area crew looking for remains. this is
an example of what they came across."no tooth"that is how badly everything was destroyed. they would come across tiny remains and then dna would be tracked from that. harold schapel-hoe-men is fire chief of the menlo park fire protection district. this is video that he shot back in 2001. his crew, made up of bay area first responders, were at ground zero for more than two weeks. sifting through debris and looking for remains. the chief said that when you go to an event like this you know what evil looks like. he has been to other tragedies but said nine eleven was massive. many of the first responders who were at ground zero came back and got sick. while that is tough he says everyone likely would have gone again if it meant helping out again. he remembers the conditions at ground zero and how a first responder he knew almost took a bad fall.(j.r.)i spoke with the fire chief for more than an hour or so today. it was something to hear him...
it was an hour or so for more than the fire chief i spoke with (j.r.)(j.r.)i spoke with the fire chief for more than an hour or so today. it was something to hear him... (grant) coming up.... dramatic new body camera video-- just released of a traffic stop that turned deadly... details on what led up to the confrontation coming up... (vicki) plus...a hikers goes missing in oregon... and now police believe she was killed bya cougar....the first fatal lion attack in the state's history. what you need to know if you come face to face with a big cat... (grant)topvo and after the break... what rideshare companies like uber and lyft are doing to keep passengers safe.
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officials are teaming up with uber... to bring more awareness to safety ... when it comes to rideshares.(grant) they say, riders should follow specific steps to stay safe. uber contends...man y of the safety issues are 100- percent preventable. kron 4's dan kerman reports. 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 george gascon/san francisco district attorney 11-17over all this is a very safe service but when things go wrong they can go terribly wrongtuesday 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 28-36 everyone should be verifiying that the make and model of the car and license plat and driver name and photo match what is assigned to them on the ap and if they dont, dont get in the carthat 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 location and destiantion with someone you trust.sotyou have to do all three steps and you have to do it in that order. standup dan kerman /sf 53-103 the da's office has also produced this rideshare with care flyer which they hope to scatter across the city especially in areas of ightclubs and bars indicating what that three step verification process should be. at the hall of justice, dan kerman kron 4 news ((vicki/ots))new tonight at ((vicki/ots))((vicki/ots)) new tonight at nine...authoriti es in oregon say a hiker who went missing two weeks ago, was killed by a cougar.now they are trying to track that
big cat down.diana dober's body was found near the hunchback trail near mount hood on monday, two days after search and rescue crews found her car located in a nearby parking lot.the medical examiner says her injures indicate she was attacked by an animal.dna testing will determine if it was a cougar who killed her."this is extremely rare wherever you are in the country. it has happened in other states. it has now happened in oregon also and that's a terrible tragedy but it's a very rare event."this is the first fatal cougar attack in the state's history.authorities say if you come face to face with a cougar...stay calm and stand your ground.maintain direct eye contact.back away slowly. do not run. running triggers a chase response in cougars, which could lead to an attack. (grant) in riverside county...we have new video of a cal fire helicopter crew...rescuing an injured climber. this is on mount san jacinto -- in rancho mirage. it happened last week when a rock slide left
the climber hanging more than eight thousand feet in the air upside down in his rope rigging... in a his rope rigging... in a crevice on a rock. a rescue crew member lowered to the climber... strapped him into a rescue device and cut away his tangled ropes. the two were then hoisted into the helicopter. the crew was just honored in a ceremony for successfully carrying out the rescue. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is 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 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.
(vicki) a fire in an oakland homeless encampment displaces nearly 40-people ... who had no place to live to begin with. (grant) 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
the last one in that area"> 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 sot
council candidate: "we actually need better spaces for the homeless, like we need to get proper buildings for the homeless, not tuff sheds which are not for humans, they're for personal belongings">sotoakland police say a deceased person was found near the burned 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 gallosotin oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) still ahead... marshawn lynch's oakland tech high school photo-- is an internet photo-- is an internet sensation.... how he went from urkel mode to beast mode. (vicki) and after the break... apple is getting ready to launch it's newest iphone... details on what to expect and how much it's expected to cost... ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪
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release event at the company's campus in cupertino... most of the buzz is swirling around the rumored i-phone... is the 6-and-a-half 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 predicted to be one-thousand 49 dollars. (vicki) volkswagen announced plans to use 3-d printers to mass-produce certain auto parts. the world's largest carmaker will utilize h-p metal printing technology for components like gear knobs and custom tailgate lettering. the company aims to use 3-d the company aims to use 3-d printing for mass production of structural parts within two or three years. a volkswagen official says 3-d printing won't likely produce an entire vehicle any time soon, but the number of parts made with the technology will increase over time. (vicki) ahead at nine-- a republican congressional candidate allegedly stabbed by
an east bay man... details on the arrest as we hear from the victim.... (grant) plus... president trump says the federal government is ready for the next round of hurricanes-- calling the puerto rico hurricane response 'an incredible, unsung success'... even though the san juan mayor says it was a despicable act of neglect... (vicki) and after the break.. as many school across the bay area are back in session-- parents may think twice before letting your children walk home from school.... find out which local schools have the most dangerous drivers in the area... ♪ for millions of baby boomers there's a virus out there. a virus that's serious, like hiv, but it hasn't been talked about much. a virus that's been almost forgotten. it's hepatitis c. one in 30 boomers has hep c, yet most don't even know it.
that's because hep c can hide in your body silently for years, even decades, without symptoms and it's not tested for in routine blood work. if left untreated, hep c can cause liver damage, even liver cancer. but there's important information for us: the cdc recommends all baby boomers get tested for hep c. all it takes is a simple one-time blood test. and if you have hep c, it can be cured. ask your healthcare provider for the simple blood test. for us it's time to get tested. it's the only way to know for sure. (vicki) now at 9:30...
keeping kids safe while heading to and from school is a big worry for parents. (grant) and a newly released survey shows some alarming statistics for schools here in the bay area. (vicki) one school in particular in dublin... scored a low grade when it comes to traffic and safety. kron's four's terisa estacio breaks down the report and shows us where the worst offenders are. gabrielle 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 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) (grant) 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.
(grant) 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. (vicki) the alameda county sheriff - arrested an east bay man for reportedly trying to stab a republican congressional candidate. it happened sunday at the castro valley fall festival where the candidate had a booth trying to meet voters. kron 4's gabe slate reports on the incident. sound from - rudy peters -
republican running for the 15th congressional district of californiai have not had an issue my wife warned me the country is so divided we need to be careful and nothing has happened until now until now sunday at 330pm the alameda county sheriff's office says according to witnesses rudy peters, who is running for the 15th congressional district of california, was almost stabbed at the castro valley fall festival where he had a booth set up meeting voters, by this man farzad fazeli, a 35-year- old castro valley resident. peters says the attacker first walked by their booth yelling and swearing about president trump and republicans then sound from - rudy peters - republican running for the 15th congressional district of californiadream about me and he threw a coffee cup at so i went around the table and threw him down to the ground and then he got up and pulled out a knife and he was waving it around about his headthe sheriff's office also had a booth at the festival.. they arrested fazeli on site and charged him with felony assault, criminal threats, brandishing a weapon and possession of a switchblade knife. thankfully no one was hurt.. rudy says this incident will change the way he campaigns. sound from - rudy peters - republican running for the 15th congressional district of californiai'm not going to let my family or volunteers come to my public events i don't want anyone hurt because i'm running for
officerudy peters does not want this attack to become political.. and further divide democrats and republicans he wants democrats to know he will reach across the isle. sound from - rudy peters - republican running for the 15th congressional district of californiai want to be everyone's congressman i represent everyonegabe slate kron 4 news. (grant) new tonight at nine.... president trump touted his administration's response to hurricane maria in puerto rico as "an incredible, unsung success." earlier this month, the island's governor raised the death toll from 64 to 2,975 following a study conducted by researchers at george washington university.
week to bring awareness to the homelessness crisis in the city and for students.... (grant) the tiny house was built by laney college students and will soon...students who attend the school who do not have a place to live...will call that home. kron4's michelle kingston was there for move in today. (mk)michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"city councilors secured an 80-thousand dollar grant to help fund this tiny home project for laney college and now they hope to build more tiny houses throughout the city of oakland to help with the homeless."on willow street in oakland ... the west side missionary baptist church now has two tiny homes in their parking lot.the little bungalows will soon house three homeless laney college students -- but for the next few nights, city councilor abel guillen is moving in.ánatá it's tiny -- but it has two beds, a kitchen, a toilet and a shower.abel guillen, oakland city counilor"i think this is the type of approach we need to seriously look at across our city and across other jurisdictions."guillen is testing out the tiny home way of living -- and hoping to build more of these homes not just for students but for homeless people across the city.ken chambers, west side missionary baptist church pastor"it used to be you could worship, work and live in the same community and now we see that this is very diffult and
hard." working alongside churches and non profits, guillen is working now to expand oakland's creative approach at tackling homeless -- a city that already has tuff sheds at multiple locations -- housing homeless and providing them with basic needs.abel guillen, oakland city councilor"we know this isn't going to solve homelessness right away but i think it lays down a model." students will move in on saturday.in oakland, michelle kingston, kron 4 news. 4 news. (lawrence bay area weather) (sports tease) just around (sports tease) just around the corner in sports, the a's..hit the road and remain one of the hottest teams in baseball. see how the bats were working tonight in baltimore.
in honor of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. emotional scene at camden yards. --top 3rd... 1-0 a's..... khris davis... blisters a line drive to left... matt chapman sprints home... 2-nothin oakland. --two batters later... stephen piscotty... ropes one to center...piscotty went 3 for 4.. jed lowrie scores... 3-0 athletics --bottom 8th... oakland up only one... with one on and two out... trey mancini lines one to center... but ramon laureano makes the diving catch to rob him of a hit and the game-tying rbi final... 3-2 a's... they remain 3 games behind the astros in the a-l west... 2 1/2 games behind the yankees and 8 game up on the mariners... both those teams still playing... for the wild card moving over to the raiders, the last time jon gruden coached a raiders game...it featured the tuck rule drama against the patriots. in his first game back, more disappointment. 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...still can't stand the sting of losing. "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 ild 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."'i tried to pull it back with my hand, and obviously that's why i look so terrible. i just floated it in there and it landed in the guy's lap. it's just one of those that, you just sit there and... one of the dumbest plays you could even have, but it is what it is. i knew what i should have done as soon as that play was over." coming up on coming up on coming up on
(grant) a pennsylvania man says he went to the hospital with a broken nose after police shoved him to the ground. the officer doesn't deny what happened, but his version of events is different. video posted online doesn't show it and you can't hear any words exchanged. but police say john perez "came out of nowhere." and said something to the tune of "you guys feel good about yourselves talking like that?" perez says he wanted to know what was going on after seeing police out his window early saturday morning. in the video -- the officer
standing in front of perez says he gave another warning. quote "i advised him once again to get out of my face." when perez didn't, the officer admits "i pushed him away from me." body."> the officer says perez charged at him after the punch and then during a scuffle..tried to grab his leg and pull him to the ground. other officers stepped in. police say they are looking at other video, including body cams with audio recording. perez says the video shows police corruption, which the chief disputes. (vicki) l-a-p-d has released dramatic new body cam video showing the moments an officer is shot in the leg. the officer survived... the suspect did not. dave lopez has the details...but we
want to warn you ...some may find this video to be disturbing. according to the lapd it was supposed to be a routine investigative stop. it was anything but this is body cam video from the female officer who was shot. the lapd froze the video after the shots were fired. this is lapd dash cam video that shows the suspect richard mendoza a known gang member, opening fire on the female officer and then firing at her partner who is hiding behind the car. the body cam video shows her partner rushing around the car firing at mendoza hitting him several times. mendoza died later that night. the female officer was hit in the leg. the body cam from the female officer mainly shows the top of mendoza's head. but it is her partner's body cam that clearly shows inside the car. mendoza has his handgun hidden in the console where neither officer
could see it. the video is frozen. the red circle to show you where the gun was hidden and then mendoza comes out firing. how did the officers not see the handgun. did they lose sight of mendoza's hands at any time. those are questions that the lapd said are being investigated and they will not discuss it. they won't even discuss if the female officer is back on duty only that she has recovering and because they say she is a victim of a crime they are not releasing any information at all only that this is the 12th edited video of a officer involved shooting that they've released says the new policy went into effect. (vicki) that was dave lopez reporting... the l-a-p-d is reviewing the shooting. 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. week.
week. (grant) (grant) 4 your health tonight... the so-called "vampire facial" is a beauty trend-- that involves drawing a patient's blood-- 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 a warning tonight from health officials saying certain spa customers should now get
tested for h-i-v. one place affected is a spa in albuquerque, new mexico-- called 'v-i-p spa' it was shut it down. the health department and the state's cosmetology board inspected the spa friday evening after a client got an infection from the procedure.... that's when they discovered practices at the spa could spread blood- borne infections such as hiv, and hepatitis b and c. 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. the facial became the facial became popular a few years ago when kim kardashian posted a photo of her face after the procedure.... (grant)(grant) nearly 30- percent of all opioid prescriptions lack a medical explanation-- according to a new study. that means doctors did not document a reason, like severe pain, for prescribing the addictive drugs. researchers analyzed data for more than 800-million opioid
prescriptions over a ten year period. they point out... some doctors could simply have been in a hurry... and failed to write down a reason. researchers also found despite new guidelines, some doctors were lax about documenting reasons for continuing chronic opioid prescriptions-- which might raise concerns about addiction. (vicki) if you're the parent of a toddler, it might be time to start engaging them in conversation. according to a new study... it will help their language skills and boost their i-q. researchers tested two groups of kids aged 18 months to two- years-old. one group heard words from adults... while the other group actually had conversations. those same children were brought back for testing when they were nine to 14-years-old. scientists found the toddlers who engaged in back and forth conversation had higher i-q's and vocabulary scores. that study was published in the journal of pediatrics (grant) we've been honoring
outstanding teachers in the bay area...today it's a first grade teacher in oakland. marek bruckner marek bruckner teaches at reach academy...where she's also part of a leadership team. her principal says she's passionate about building her students' language and reading 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. we'll be right back.week. we'll be teacher of the week. we'll be right back.
current look. the dreads and touch guy persona mug have replaced studius glasses and a preppy boy next door smile...right out of a toothpaste commercial. social media went nuts once this aired last night. the announcers even cslled him erkel...steve erkel... instagram vs linked in. beast mode...vs beast code...engineer look. don't forget...he reportedly had a 3.5 gpa and 12,000 (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore and ken
wayne are here with kron 4 news at ten....guys? (pam) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten...high winds, a huge storm surge, flooding...and lots of rainthat is what several states on the east coast are bracing for and hurricane florence picks up steam in the atlantic.more than a million people in costal areas have been told to get out before the storm hits.the very latest..coming up plus...new tonight at ten.a volunteer group is taking it upon themselves to tackle the homeless problem in the south bay.and today...the encampment knows as "hope village" finally opened.find out why this location may not be around for long.(pam) and bay area firefighters...r eflecting on the september 11th attacks, 17 years ago today.how they are honoring the victims.(ken) don't go away...hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break. after the break. ♪
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