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last month..this is video showing it - just before it was opened to the public. the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street. until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed....(vicki) here's what commuters need to know: temporary transit service will be available at howard and main streets. in just minutes - officials we be updating the situation.. we have a reporter live at the secne - we'll bring you an update ahead. (catherine) hello i'm catherine heenan. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. our top story tonight... a six-year-old boy is back at home with his mother - after being abducted 24-hours- earlier. the boy's father has been arrested. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story(take pkg) (pkg)this is a photo of 6-year-old jayce cosso being reunited tuesday with his mother at their home in modesto. the child was taken by force from this same location the day before allegedly by his father sot
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41-years-old will be booked on kidnapping, domestic violence, child endangerment, burglary. probably a pretty scary event as you can understand the list of charges. people being pepper sprayed. doors being kicked in. taking a child by force. it's going to be traumatic for anyone, so, yes at 6-years-old he probably didn't need to see this"the child abduction started as a home invasion monday just after 7am involving at least six people. an amber alert was issued. modesto police investigators say among the tips they received was information pointing to jayce and his father john cosso being here at la quinta inn & suites in the city of dublin. witnesses say at around 8am tuesday morning police made their movesot"i just seen a guy get tackled by like a swat team and a little boy crying for his dad"sot"i was worried that something had happened. i felt bad for the little boy. i have six little grand kids and it made me think of that. hopefully he is okay">with the help of dublin police and the alameda county sheriff's office, modesto police arrested john cosso. jayce was returned home safe and uninjured. investigators say
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the amber alert played a key role in tracking them down sot jayce's 17-year-old step brother was also arrested at la quinta in connection to the child abduction. modesto police say they are actively looking for at least four more unnamed suspects in this case. in dublin haaziq madyun kron4news (vicki) just into kron 4... the senate judiciary committee has scheduled a vote for friday on brett kavanaugh's nomination to the supreme court. the committee vote is being set for the day after kavanaugh and christine blasey ford are to testify about her allegation he sexually assaulted her when they were teens. the committee scheduled the vote as senate majority leader mitch mcconnell announced today he was moving forward with kavanaugh's nomination.
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kavanaugh has denied ford's claim and that of another woman who has come forward with an allegation from his time at yale. and senator dianne feinstein has released a statement on the vote being scheduled. it reads... "for republicans to schedule a friday vote on brett kavanaugh toda two days before dr. blasey ford has had a chance to tell her story, is outrageous. first republicans demanded dr. blasey ford testify immediately. now republicans don't even need to hear her before they move ahead with a vote. it's clear to me that republicans don't want this to be a fair process." we will have more on this coming up at 5:30. (catherine) a big story tonight... bill cosby has been sentenced to prison... this is his mugshot which was released today. the judge in the comedian's sexual assault case sentenced him to three to 10 years behind bars kron 4's camila bernal is outside the courthouse in norristown pennsylvania with the details. kevin steele- montgomery county district attorney"for decades, the defendant has
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been able to hide his true self and hide his crimes, using his fame and fortune. finally bill cosby has been unmasked and we have seen the real man as he is headed off to prison. a pennsylvania judge has ordered bill cosby to spend 3 to ten years in state prison... denying the defense attorney's request for house arrest...they had argued cosby is blind and only a danger to himselfit's welcome news to his accuserskathy mckee: i'm just struggling to keep going and im happy the judge sentenced bill cosby accordingly and i am grateful to andrea for standing strong. the 81-year-old known for decades as "america's dad" was convicted in april of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand in 2004.before he was sentenced, the judge labeled cosby a sexually violent predator.the classification means he will have to register with state police..and attend sex-offender counseling for the rest of his life.his accusers say it is a punishment fit for the crime gloria allred, attorney: "they feel that what was done to them was sexually violent and that the person who did it to them is a sexually violent predator."his lawyers say they plan to appeal the convictions.
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andrew wyatt cosby publicist mr. cosby's defense team has prepared a motion to address mr. steels use of falsified evidence. mr. cosby has clearly been denied his right to a fair trial.in norristown, pennsylvania... camila bernal reporting "my wife and i were worried. had some valuable and momentos in our valuable and had some valuable and momentos in our car incase we had to leave". (vicki)
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"my wife and i were worried. had some valuable and momentos in our car incase we had to leave". (vicki) our other top story tonight... two fires come dangerously close to homes-- and tonight investigators say it was arson. the fires erupted in the hills behind a neighborhood in san ramon... forcing residents to leave and fear for the worst. (catherine) investigators announced an arrest today in connection to those fires. kron 4's terisa estacio reports from san ramon. (take pkg) with flames coming dangerously close to the wong's home, ken wong says they packed up just in case. ken wong, san ramon resident. we were worried, my wife more worried, we packed up valuables to leave, but now relieved they caught someone. police have arrested this man william r. priest, 39, a san ramon resident on arson. they believe he started both fires that erupted out here. it was sunday when flames stretched up into the air in the east bay regional park district property - that backs up to the homes out here... and then monday, another vegetation
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fire, suspiciously close to sunday's blaze. this is drone video that shows you just how close those two fires were... wong. ever seen anything like this before, no, no, it was suspicious. police are thanking the public for helping out - saying a resident saw a man leave the area right after the fire started. (catherine) (catherine) that was our terisa estacio reporting. priest is in jail tonight in martinez being held on 75 thousand dollars bail. (vicki) pilot fatigue is the main reason for the near collision of an air canada plane and several others waiting to take-off at s-f-o. (catherine) the close call happened in july of last year - and it raised other safety concerns at today's n-t-s-b meeting. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us with more on what was talked about.
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here's the plane... coming in for a landing... but as it gets closer... the pilots see the other planes below them... and quickly pull-up... and then circle around. that's because they were trying toland on the taxi-way and not the runway. we've learned the near collission was much closer than initially thought. f-a-a investigators determined the 'air canada' plane came within 10 to 20 feet of another plane. the report also reveals the pilots were fatigued... on their 19th hour of work. to help remedy that, the board wants to talk to air canada about changing the amount of hours pilots can fly. honorable robert sumwalt / ntsb chairman: the incident that we discussed today should drive home the point just how costly a mistake can be and we all make mistakes. if today's recommendations are acted upon we will have taken steps to assure the circumstances of this incident don't happen again. 0:20 along with along with the recommendatio
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ns... board members agree the crew, was mainly at fault. saying there was, misidentification of a runway, lack of awareness, they didn't tune the insrument landing system, they had pilot fatigue and a poorly executed approach procedure. at the time of the incident... there was only one air traffic controller. the board wants to make sure there are at least two at all times... during busy times of travel. (vicki) a flight is cancelled at san francisco international airport due to a fuel leak from the plane. as crews spent all morning cleaning it up ... disgruntled passengers had to wait for the next flight to mexico.kron 4's will tran has more. he volaris jet was moments from leaving the gate and heading to the runway.then crews discovered jet fuel leaking.the fire department rushed to the plane to deal with the problem all the while passengers could smell the gas odor(john/passenger- i got a good whiff of the gas. i thought it was me but then it turned out to be a spill) (maria vasquez/passenger-we noticed that it took longer than it should have and then i
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noticed the firemen and trucks coming. that's when everyone started panicking. the lights turned off and that's when they took us off the plane passengers were told to get off the plane around 1 in the morning and head back to the gate.they didn't know what was going to happen.four hours later at 5 am they were told their flight was canceled leaving their plans up in the air(maria vasquez-we had to spend the night at the airport for no reason. it would have been great had they told us earlier so we could have made plans earlier instead of being stuck at the airport)volaris worked with the passengers for hours trying to get them on to another flight(will tran/sfo- there's the plane. still at the airport. unlike domestic flights where are planes every few hours, there's not another flight to mexico city until late tonight so passengers wasted a vacation day or even worse. .missed their doctor's appointment. at sfo will tran kron4 (vicki) coming up... coming up... the
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huge "dreamforce" conference started in san francisco today. and it's causing a lot of congestion all around the city. we'll take a look at the crowds and the traffic delays it's causing. (catherine) also - the chilling photo of a baby -- crawling in the middle of a busy road. details on how she got there... and what happened next. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. this is customizable streaming tv for your family.
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police department is working to reduce the number of car break-ins in the city... and officers say they made three straight days of arrests this month. all of the arrests were in the fisherman's wharf and north beach area. san francisco police arrested five suspects in those three days. one of the suspects is even being connected to three different car break-ins around the area. police made another arrest when two suspects broke a car window and stole two bags from inside the car... right in front of them. (anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.
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lawrence karnow: it was hot in the valleys with highs in the 90s today.fog near the coast kept temperatures much cooler and in the 60s. fire danger will be lower tonight with decreasing winds. on the satellite you can see highs pressure as it slides toward california. it will make for hotter weather tomorrow with some highs moving into the upper 90s inland but cool 60s at the coast and 70s and 80s around the bay. it will cool a littl on thursday. there is a slight chance of showers to the north on saturday and another chance early next week.
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(catherine) an update now on a controversial homeless housing proposal in the south bay. the fate of the project appears to hang in the balance tonight.. kron four's rob fladeboe joins us live from san jose. rob? (rob live) i'm here at the santa clara county government center. supervisors thisafternoon are hearing testimony about a plan to convert this building, the oldsan jose city hall annex, into housing for the homeless. advocates for the homless say that when it comes to finding
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housing fo the homeless, there is no such thing as a bad idea. they believe that the moth-balled annex of the former san jose city hall, now owned by santa clara county, could be converted into temporary, transitional housing for as many as 150 people who are now living on the streets. but the county has been resisting the idea saying it isbeyond repair and should be demoloshed to make way for parking. the county says upgrading the building could cost upwards of $100 million dollars. but proponents, which include local contractor jim salata, say it could be done for less than half that amount.jim salata/garden city construction miguel marquez/santa clara county (rob live) advocates for the plan have enlisted a powerful ally in the person ofwell known philanthropist and developer john sobrato, who has pledged$30 million dollars
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for the project. i'll keep you up to date on what supervisors decide. live in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news (vicki) (vicki) (vicki) back to our breaking news tonight... the new transbay terminal has been shut down... after a crack was found in a steel beam. (catherine) the new transbay terminal just opened last month..this is video showing it - just before it was opened to the public. the crack was found on the
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third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street. until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed. we will continue to update the story as we get more information into the newsroom. (catherine) still ahead... berkeley city officials are voting on a new policy on the release of mug shots.. who they're trying to protect. (vicki) and some bay area schools are celebrating tonight... after salesforce donates millions of dollars to two school districts. details on who the company is helping.
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(vicki) back to our breaking news tonight... the new transbay terminal has been shut down... after a crack was found in a steel beam. (catherine) the new transbay terminal just opened last month..this is video showing it - just before it was opened to the public. the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street. until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed. we will continue to update the story as we get more information into the newsroom. newsroom.
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(vicki) back to our breaking news tonight... the new transbay terminal has been shut down... after a crack was found in a steel beam. (catherine) the new transbay terminal just opened last month..this is video showing it - just before it was opened to the public. the crack was found on the crack was found on the crack was found on the third level
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bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center
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(vicki) we have a statement from the transbay joint powers authority... it says in part: "while this appears to be a localized issue and we have no information that suggests it is widespread, it is our duty to confirm this before we allow public access to the facility."
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the grand opening just last month... the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street.until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed.... for now a temporary transit service will be available at howard and main streets.(catherine) and ths is a (catherine) and ths is a and ths is a live picture as we are waiting
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for a news conference from the transbay joint powers authority. we will bring it to you live as soon as it begins.
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5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (catherine) in the east bay.. a man was taken into custody after being accused of assaultinga woman at a bart station. it happened at the bay fair station in san leandro early this morning. police say the man pulled a woman he didn't know off the train after he thought she was using drugs..... officer say they weren't able to confirm whether she was or not. that woman decided not to file
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charges against the man. he's been put on a mental health hold. (catherine) happening tonight in berkeley. the city council is expected to vote on a proposal to stop the city's police department from posting photos of people arrested at protests... unless they pose an immediate threat to public safety. some argue that releasing names and mugshots make it possible to haraass and threaten people at homes and work... the meeting is at 6:00 tonight at berkeley's old city hall. (vicki) in the south bay.. . police in santa clara are investigating a shooting... that shut down a major road last night and into this morning. police shut down lawrence expressway between cabrillo avenue and monroe street while they investigated. it's not clear if the shooting happened on the expressway or near it. nobody was injured... and the gunman has not been caught. (vicki) a san jose police officer is now suing the department... claiming he was discriminated against following the september 11 terrorist attacks. we
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reported this story earlier this year... and the city says an internal investigation found no wrong-doing. now-- nabil haidar is suing the police department. he is lebanese-american and muslim, and says other san jose police officers taunted him with endless racist accusations. haidar says the harassment intensified after the u-s invaded iraq in 2003 and continued for many years. he has been with the san jose police department for 21 years. (catherine) in the north bay... fairfield police are searching for a man they say stole donations for disabled veterans. the theft was caught on surveillance video.... a man is seen driving up in a tan s-u-v - getting out of his car - and then taking a bag and box from the driveway. he then gets back in his car and takes off. the man who lives at the home says he's hoping the video will help lead to an arrest. lawrence karnow: it was hot in the valleys with highs in the
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90s today.fog near the coast kept temperatures much cooler and in the 60s. fire danger will be lower tonight with decreasing winds. on the satellite you can see highs pressure as it slides toward california. it will make for hotter weather tomorrow with some highs moving into the upper 90s inland but cool 60s at the coast and 70s and 80s around the bay. it will cool a littl on thursday. there is a slight chance of showers to the north on saturday and another chance early next week.
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(cathereine) california's secretary of state is celebrating national voter registration day by announcing a milestone.. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains why he made that announcement at high schools... "yes it's a holiday, at least for me it is!" in the courtyard of a sacramento high school.. secretary of state alex padilla announced california teens are making history. (alex padilla- secretary of state) "i'm happy to announce since the launch of our pregistration program, more than 200,000 16 and 17 year olds have pregistered to vote." the program launched two years ago..half of them registered within the last five months.padilla says about 100,000 have turned 18 and will be able to cast their ballot in the upcoming election. (student) "i believe it is important to vote because i believe everyone has a voice that is given to them for all people to hear." according to the secretary of state's office..(( more than 39,000 bay area teens have pregistered)). getting the youngest voters to turn out on election day has been a priority for padilla. "i remember my senior year.. i wasn't worried about registering to vote. i was thinking about how i'm going
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to play for prom.. how am i going to get into college and pay for college.. but if the energy and excitement i've been seeing at the many high schools i've been to across the state of california..is any indicator.. i know we're going to see them at the polls. i have no doubt." padilla has set is sights on a new goal... he hopes half a million teens preregister by november of 2020. tag. to get rid of the gas tax... are now proposing another ballot measure...one designed to fix our roads without charging californians more at the pumps.(catherine) however - it would be at the cost of the state's high-speed rail project. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us with more..... ryan?
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the idea... is to talk about it now... before proposition 6 is voted-on in november. prop-6 would repeal the gas tax, state law makers and the governor approved last year. supporters of prop-6 say they'll file a proposed inititiative that would designate existing tax revenues for transportation projects. but by doing this... it would halt the 77- billion dollar high-speed train project. the proposed idea would require all sales tax on cars, car insurance and some traffic fines, go towards transportation projects, city buses, lightrail and bike lanes. although, opponents of prop-6 say it's already happening with the approval of prop-69 this past june. arguing, without the gas tax, california doesn't stand a chance at fixing all the problems. in order for the proposed measure to make the 20-20 november ballot... the group needs to get more than 500-thousand signatures. (vicki) we continue to follow our breaking news... w
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found crawling across a busy new jersey street was unharmed... after a passing driver rescued her. take a look at this picture... you can see the little girl in the middle of the road. the driver says he saw the girl and at first thought it
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was a toy in the road-- but when he got closer he realized it was a baby crawling. the man used his truck as a road block-- and stopped traffic to rescue the baby. he noticed the front door of a nearby home was open and the baby was crawling in that direction. police say police say the door was left open by an older sibling... and a woman at the home said it was an accident. it's not clear how long the baby was on the roadway. (catherine)(catherine) we continue to follow breaking news... the transbay terminal is closed right now... after a crack was foind in the ceiling. meaning stranded commuters..closed stets..we will have more coming up.
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(vicki) we're following breaking news:the new transbay terminal has been shut down... after a crack was found in a crack was after a down...been shut terminal has transbay the new news:breaking following we're (vicki) (vicki)
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(vicki) we're following breaking news:the new transbay the new transbay terminal has been shut down... after a crack was found in a steel beam. this is video of the grand opening just last month... the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street. until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed.... for now a temporary transit service will be available at howard and main streets.
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after a crack was found in a steel beam. this is video of the grand opening just last month... the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street.until an inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed.... for now a temporary for now a temporary transit service will be available at howard and main streets.(catherine) and ths is a
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(pam) breaking news tonight ... huge traffic problems in san francisco ... after the brand, new salesforce transit center closes, due to a fissure being discovered
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in one of the building's steel beams. the center has only been officially open since august 12th. service is being routed to the temporary transbay terminal ... at howard and main streets while inspections take place. thank you for joining us, i'm pam moore. (jrstone) and i'm jr stone in for ken wayne. the shut down is happening just as the salesforce conference "dreamforce" kicked off just blocks away today. kron4's dan kerman is live kron4's dan kron4's dan today. kron4's dan kerman
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is live in downtown san francisco tonight. he has been following this story since it broke. dan what can you tell us about the situation there this evening? (pam) (pam)
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( jr ) the sight his accusers have been awaiting for years: bill cosby in handcuffs .... the first celebrity jailed for sex crimes in the #metoo era.
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(on cam)a pennsylvania judge declared that the 81=year=old comedian is a violent sexual predator and menace to society. ( pam) the judge sentenced cosby to three- to ten- years in state prison, with mandatory enrollment in a sex offender's program. catherine heenan is here with what's heenan is here catherine catherine heenan is here with what's next for the man once known as "america's dad." catherine? (catherine) lovable doctor cliff huxtable -- unmasked as a predator who raped women who saw him as a mentor. the rumors started more than a decade ago and led to his arrest three years ago. after two trials, cosby is finally paying the price. gavel natafter the sentencing andrea constand hugged another cosby accuser.cosby was convicted of drugging her at his home in 2004 and raping her while she was unconscious . she wrote a five=page letter to the judge, saying that cosby had, quote, "robbed me of my health and vitality, my open nature, and my trust in myself and others."other
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alleged victims applauded her courage, "i'm just struggling to keep going and i'm happy the judge sentenced bill cosby accordingly and i am grateful to andrea for standing strong." cosby's attorneys had argued for house arrest, noting that the defendent is legally blind. instead the judge sentenced him to three to ten years behind bars, and labeled cosby a sexually violent predator. the classification means he will have to attend counseling for the rest of his life.if he's released, his address will be posted on a sex=offender register, with a warning to neighbors.the judge also fined him 25=thousand dollars and ordered him to pay the 400=thousand dollar cost of the trial.this is a very important day,,, judgment day has come. "for decades, the defendant has been able to hide his true self and hide his crimes, using his fame and fortune. finally bill cosby s been unmasked and we have seen the real man as he is headed off to prison.cosby is spending tonight at a county jail facility.
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(catherine) the judge revoked cosby's bail, meaning he won't be free even while his attorneys work on an appeal. (jr stone) new tonight... a school employee in walnut creek has been arrested and charged with seven counts of child molestation. contra costa police arrested 71- year-old enrique pina this week following a report to the sheriff's department by the alleged victim. pina works at palmer school in walnut creek but authorities say the charges are not linked to the school. if you have information regarding pina or more alleged victims please contact the contra costa sheriff's office. in the east bay -- a man was arrested today for arson -- charged with setting two fires which came dangerously close to homes.
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the fires broke out in the hills behind a neighborhood in san ramon ... forcing evacuations... tonight thats where kron 4's terisa estacio. terisa... ken wong, san ramon resident. i am not sure why, psychological problems, yeah, it is sad. san ramon resident ken wong sharing his thoughts about the arrest of this man. william priest for allegelding starting fires that came dangerously close to his home. police believe priest, 39, a san ramon resident on arson. they believe he started both fires that erupted out here. it was sunday when flames stretched up into the air in the east bay regional park district property - that backs up to the homes out here... and then monday, another vegetation fire, suspiciously close to sunday's blaze. this is drone video that shows you just how close those two fires were... wong. ever seen anything like this before, no, no, it was suspicious. police are thanking the public for helping out - saying a resident saw a man leave the area right after the fire started. ken wong. we are relieved. (estacio live) priest is in jail tonight in martinez being held on 75 thousand dollar bail.
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it appears pilot fatigue may have played a major role in that close airplane
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collision at s-f-o back in july of last year. an in-bound air canada plane ... almost collided with 4 other planes when it tried to land on the taxi-way.... instead of the runway. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us now with more on what investigators discovered. ryan? a lot of safety questions today by the n-t-s-b... as board members reviewed and discussed this incident. besides figureing out what happened... they also want to makes some changes to make sure this doesn't happen again. after all... if this collision would've happened... it likely would've involved 5 planes... and hundreds of people. initially it was thought, the air canada plane got within about 30 feet of the first two planes... but today, we're learning it was much closer than that. f-a-a investigators measured it to be between 10 and 20 feet. also at the time of the incident... there was only one air traffic controller handling both the flights on the ground and in the air... which the board deemed to be too much for one person to handle. but the biggest
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concern for the board... was pilot fatigue. the report found the captain and crew were on their 19th hour... and by the time they reached san francisco air space... their body clock was 3 a-m.honorable robert sumwalt / ntsb chairman: it's a tough approach and it's demanding, i can understand based on what the report shows, i can understand how this error could've occurred, this is not an inexperienced crew, the captain had 20,000 hours, the first officer had 10,000 hours. 0:19 the board members say the crew failed to do or recognize several important measures to assure passenger safety. that includes, misidentificatio n of a runway, lack of awareness, not tuning the instrument landing system, pilot fatigue and a poorly executed approach procedure. the board also voted to get in touch with 'air canada,' to talk about a new policy to help them reduce pilot fatigue. (jrstone) a volaris flight bound for mexico city
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out of sfo this morning was delayed after a fuel leak. the spill from the airbus a320 aircraft amounted to less than 10 gallons. however... the flight that was scheduled for takeoff at 12:45 am... was delayed for approximately four hours while crews cleaned up. (jrs)breaking news - delta airlines has due to a stopped flights delta airlines has stopped flights due to a technology issue.. this is the statement just posted on the company's website.no word exactly what the technology issue is or when flights will resume. coming coming up... a date for the vote to confirm brett kavanaugh to the supreme court has been set... as the name calling and politics
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intensify .... leading up to the public hearing over the sexual misconduct claims against him.. also ahead.. a vote today on the future of the old san jose city hall ... we'll find out if the plan to house the homeless there, gets the nod. tens of thousands crowd into san francisco for the annual salesforce convention ... and this year, the company kicks off the event by donating millions of dollars in the bay area.. details next. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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(pam) we are following breaking news:the new transbay terminal in san francisco .. has been shut down... after a fissure was found in a steel beam. this is video of the grand opening just last month... the crack was found on the third level bus deck - on the eastern side of the transit center near fremont street. until a full inspection is complete - the transbay terminal is closed.... for now a temporary transit service will be available at howard and main streets.we will have update on this story... from the scene at 630p (pam) for commuters: bus service has been set up at the temporary transbay terminal at howard and main
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streets. (jrstone) howard street between third and fourth streets will remain closed through the week. today marks the start of software giant salesforce's annual conference "dreamforce." oakland and san francisco schools helped jump start the four-day event by celebrating a ton of money coming their way. kron four's philippe djegal reports salesforce announced it is providing nearly 16-million dollars in grants to the san francisco and oakland unified school districts.. (philippe) since 20-13... the charitable arm of salesforce -- salesforce- dot-org... has made more than 50-million dollars in donations to bay area schools. that includes the nearly 16-million dollars it's c-e-o marc benioff announced tuesday that it is committing in grants this year to the san francisco and oakland unified school districts.vincent matthews/sfusd- "we've established a program called "pitch," and we're looking at providing resources, uh for low-income students of color and we're gonna use these dollars to do just that." the san francisco unified school district receives eight-
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point-five millions dollars. oakland unified about seven million. oakland unified superintendent doctor kyla johnson-trammell (truh-mel) says she intends to focus the money on middleschool students... like the ones who attended the first day of "dreamforce."kyla johnson- trammell/ousd- "it really helps us to address many of the opportunity gaps that keep many of our students, um, from actually reaching their full human potential." the school districts say the money will help expand their computer science and college access programs... and, assist immigrant students who are learning english.vincent matthews/sfusd- "all the things that we wouldn't necessarily be able to do or we'd be trying to figure out ways to do -- it becomes much easier when companies step forward and do what salesforce is doing." in addition to helping schools... salesforce also providing two-million dollars in grants towards addressing hunger and homelessness in the bay area. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. (pam) (pam) a federal judge has ordered the grizzly bears of
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yellowstone national park ... to be put back on the endangered species list. the move puts a stop to a planned bear hunt already approved by wyoming and idaho.. and scheduled for this fall. species on the endangered list ... recieve special protections under federal law. meanwhile... those protections are in jeopardy of changing. california is among ten states demanding the trump administration scrap its proposed changes to the endangered species act. the states delivered their comments to administration officials today ... claiming the overhaul would "wreak havoc" with environmental law. the administration says, the changes would mean faster and more efficient decisions on wildlife protection. but states say, the white house proposal would put natural habitats in peril and place species at greater risk of extinction. (pam) a proposed ballot measure to get rid of the state's gas tax ... would also kill the state's high speed rail project. instead of paying more at the
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pump ... proposition- 6 earmarks existing tax revenues for transportation projects. opponents of the measure say, this is already happening with june's passing of prop 69.... and that the tax is neccessary to fix all of california's transportation infrastructure. the proposed measure could make the ballot in 20-20 ... if it gets more than 500-thousand signatures. let's take a look outside right now... chief chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was hot in the valleys with highs in the 90s today.fog near the coast kept temperatures much cooler and in the 60s. fire danger will be lower tonight with decreasing winds. on the satellite you can see highs pressure as it slides toward
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california. it will make for hotter weather tomorrow with some highs moving into the upper 90s inland but cool 60s at the coast and 70s and 80s around the bay. it will cool a littl on thursday. there is a slight chance of showers to the north on saturday and another chance early next week.
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still ahead at six ... today is national voter registration day ... and california teenagers are reportedly signing up by the thousands ... plus... a new plan for san jose's old city hall ... that is sure to disappoint homeless activists and the philanthropists that proposed turning it into affordable housing.
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(jrstone) new tonight at 6. according to a report from the san jose housing department... only 64 units of affordable housing were completed by the end of the 20-18 fiscal year in june. that's far short of the city's goal of 10-thousand by 20-22. according to the report... just under 600 more units are under construction. in november... residents will vote on measure v ... which if passed... would set aside another $450 million dollars to build affordable housing. hopes for transitional housing... in a former government- owned building have been dashed in the south bay. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the building instead has a date with the wrecking ball. advocates for the homless say that when it comes to finding housing fo the homeless, there is no such thing as a bad idea. they believe that the moth-balled annex of the
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former san jose city hall, now owned by santa clara county, could be converted into temporary, transitional housing for as many as 150 people who are now living on the streets. but the county has been resisting the idea saying it isbeyond repair and should be demoloshed to make way for parking. the county says upgrading the building could cost upwards of $100 million dollars. but proponents, which include local contractor jim salata, say it could be done for less than half that amount.jim salata/garden city construction miguel marquez/santa clara countyadvocates for the plan enlisted a powerful ally in well known philanthropist john sobrato who pledged some$30 million dollars toward the project. but in the end, supervisors voted 3-2 to accept a bid to demolish the oldbuilding.shaunn cartwright/advocate for the homelessdemolision of the annex is part of a master redevelopment plan of the county government center. in san jose robfladeboekron4news
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coming up at 6:45.... a parent goes too far against a ref at a youth sporting event ... and the entire team suffers because of it.. we have the details.. and next ... president trump re-asserts his "america first" message to a largely unhappy crowd of international leaders at the u-n ..
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breaking news coverage tonight... the salesforce transit terminal has shut down... after a crack was discovered in a steel beam. kron4's dan kerman joins us live now from san francisco with the latest....
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(pam) time now for a look at tonight's top local stories. in san francisco... salesforce announced at the
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start of it's annual conference "dreamforce" that it is donating nearly 16- million dollars in grants to the oakland and san francisco unified school districts. the money will help expand computer-science and college access programs. this brings the company's total in donations to bay area school since 20-13 to 50-million dollars. in addition... salesforce is providing two million dollars in grants to help the homeless population in the bay area. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. sothere at la quinta inn in dublin 6-year-old jayce cosso is found safe after being abducted from his mother at their home monday in modestosot
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arrest man on arson charges. police believe priest, 39, a san ramon resident on arson. they believe he started both fires that erupted out here. it was sunday when flames stretched up into the air in the east bay regional park district property - that backs up to the homes out here... and then monday, another vegetation fire, suspiciously close to sunday's blaze.tes kron 4 news (jrstone) (jrstone) today is national voter registration day. across the country... hundreds of events are being held to encourage people to sign up to vote. the a's, giants, and 49ers are all offering a way to register directly through their websites and mobile apps. twitter users should also see a link to register when they log in to the platform. here in california the
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deadline to register is less than a month away -- october 22nd. (jrs) california's secretary of state is celebrating national voter registration day by announcing a milestone.. in the courtyard of a sacramento high school.. secretary of state alex padilla announced california teens are making history. since the launch of california's pre- registration program, more than 200,000 16 and 17 year olds have pre-registered to vote. the program launched two years ago and padilla says about 100,000 have turned 18 and will be able to cast their ballot in the upcoming election. getting the youngest voters to turn out on election day has been a priority for padilla. (jrs) according to the secretary of state's office more than 39,000 bay area teens have
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pregistered. still ahead... a brand new locker room to serve hundreds at cal ... and it is non- gender .. we'll show you.. this isn't just any long-distance relationship.
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accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country. i didn't expect that reaction, but that's okay. ">
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(pam) president trump took center stage at the united nations this morning. opening the session by drawing laughter from the genel assembly .... following his claims of unprecedented success as president. (pam) he went on to talk about the u-s economy, trade, and pulling out of the iran nuclear deal. (jrstone) reporter karin caifa has more from the united nations tonight as she breaks down the president's message. president trump delivering a central message to the united nations general assembly: he's putting america first.pres donald trump: america will never apologize for protecting our citizens.trump emphasized 'sovereignty' as a useful avenue for progress.pres donald trump: the united states will not tell you how to live or work or worship we only ask that you honor our sovereignty in returnhis message - underscored by decisions to withdraw the u-s from several multi-national agreements -- including the paris accord and the u-n human rights council.the president defended his decisions - many that put him at odds with key u-s allies - including the decision to pull out of the
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obama-era iran nuclear deal. pres donald trump: we can not allow the world's sponsor of terrorism to poses nuclear weapons // we ask all nations to isolate iran's regime as long as they continuethe president's speech coming less than 24 hours after he signed a new us-south korean trade deal... also as the u-s and china hit each other with their most expensive round of tariffs yet.pres donald trump: i have great respect for my friend president xi but i made clear our trade imbalance is just not acceptable.trump striking a notably different tone on north korea than last year's address -- where he threatened to quote "totally destroy north korea".this year - trump spoke of a possible follow-up summit with kim after their historic first meeting in june.pres donald trump: since that meeting we have already seen a number of encouraging measures that few could imagine only a short time ago. though much work remains to be done.at the united nations -- i'm karin caifa (jrs) (jrs) students voted for
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it and now it's now here. a 45- hundred square foot universal locker room will open tomorrow at the u-c berkely campus.. in 2015, cal students voted to pay an annual wellness fee to help pay for the new sports facility. the university supported this project in hopes to better serve the campus community, who may prefer a non-gender or all- gender option, more privacy, or require disability accommodations. the facility has 400 lockers, 16 individual changing rooms, seven private showers, five private toilets and four shared sinks. the men's and women's locker rooms will continue to be available. in sports... we'll take a look at the a's celebration... after they clinched their first playoff berth since 2014... and a shirtless lebron james practices for the first time with the l-a lakers... mark has lebron's reaction to a
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very interesting question by one media memebr... that's coming up
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updating some of our breaking news tonight.... delta airlines has resumed all flights. the company had stopped flights nationwide due to a technology issue... but all systems are now "go" for delta. (jrstone) tonight president trump is once again defending his supreme court nominee amid allegations of sexual misconduct. judge brett kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of misconduct will testify on thursday. our washington correspondent mark meredith is in d.c. with a closer look at the high stakes political fight ahead. nat: i think it's horrible what the democrats have done." president trump says even democrats don't believe the accusations against supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh. the president calls it a democratic con job...nat: "they're totally con artists"
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on thursday, one of kavanaugh's accusers, dr. chrstine blasey ford, will testify before the senate judicary committee.she has accused kavanaugh of a sexual assault at a house party in the 1980s. republican leader mitch mcconnell says democrats are quote "smearing" the judge's character...with no facts to back it up. it is nowhere near grounds to nullify someone's career or destroy their good name.but senate minority leader chuck schumer says republicans are rushing to discredit her story..."leader mcconnell owes an apology to dr. ford for labeling her allegations a smear job."the judiciary committee's republican chairman chuck grassley has hired a woman to act as an independent counsel for republicans at the hearing and to question ford. the republicans on the committee are all men.daniel goldberg is with the progressive activist group "alliance for justice". he says the senate should slow down and investigate further... "this is a job interview if any employer was faced with these allegations, would they rush through?"
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(jrstone) that was mark meredith reporting. the senate judiciary committee has now scheduled a vote on kavanaugh's nomination for friday... just one day after hearing from his accuser. (mark) even (mark) (mark) even though, the a's got some help from a rays loss to clinch their playoff spot, the team made sure to savor the moment once they got off the field... breaking out the champagne, beer, shirts, and hats. it's one of the more remarkable stories of the year... in mid-june, they were 11-and-a half back of the division lead... then went on an incredible run... 61-and-26 since june 15th. top 5 in the league in runs, home runs, and rbi.. all this despite key starters on
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the disabled list... and now oakland back in the postseason with most likely a wild-card bid.. after 3-straight last place finishes in the division. "this is a special group and we deserve everything that is happening to us. obviously we're gona enjoy tonight and after tonight we are still on a mission.we're still on a mission to bring home that home field advantage and play in front of the city of oakland""i've envisioned this day for a while and i just kept being positive and positive and it's just been all around fun. it's indescribable." "we're just standing here, we're just playing game, and we had the talent to do that, and we just went out and did it.""our guys have worked so hard this year. i'm so proud of them. so grateful for an organization that gave guys like myself and other guys opportunities. i think this is just a testament of how much fun we have together. this might last a while." the a's are in action in about 20-minutes up in seattle. while they look forward to their chance for a championship, the warriors have started their quest for a 3rd straight. the
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schedule...already picking up for the reigning champs. the week opened up with media day... today saw their first training camp practice. lots to talk about with this team.. in particular, one storyline that was constantly lingering last year... steph curry's health-- the 2-time mvp missed 31-games...due to knee and ankle injuries. as he goes into year 10, number 30...feeling good. "i definitely had a knee, had an ankle situation last year that needed time to recover, and i wanted to really try to pace myself over the summer. but it's probably one of the best summers i've had in terms of my prep work going into a year, so i'm excited about what that'll mean on the court." another fascinating talking point-- how the western conference has changed this year and the warriors will be seeing lebron james on a more regular basis. the three-time world champ and golden state rival.. in his first practice with the los angeles lakers. now that he's in the division, the warriors will see james four times during the regular season.. today-- lebron fielded an interesting
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question... from l-a media. 'the l.a.fan base, how do you expect to earn their respect and earn their loyalty?""who me?""the fan base, yes.""me?" "yes you""huh? (laughs)" "they say they want to see you and earn their respect""i signed a four year deal, how much more, what do you want me to do?" "a sign... i caught them outside of here yesterday" "listen, listen, i signed a four year deal. i'm here so, i mean, i know what i bring to the table and the floor." (pam) (pam) up next .... a parent goes too far against a ref at a youth sporting event ... why the team ended up having to pay the price.
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click, call or visit a store today. (jr stone) a youth
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football team in albuquerque, new mexico has been banned, after a parent body-slammed a referee.(pam) francesca washington has the video which is going viral ... and sparking outrage. natsa flag on the play....then a push from a player...then a push back from a referee... prompted this dad to cross a line that any responsible sports parent knows should
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never be crossed.all while the 13-year-old football players looked on.parent: "i think that's horrible. that's uncalled for."parents say the fight happened in the middle of a young america football league game on saturday between rio grande and atrisco heritage.ofc. simon drobik ÷ albuquerque police dept.: "unfortunately some people get too excited for these events and they decide to go on to the field and take matters into their own hands."as with any youth sports league -- yafl has a code of conduct where parents pledge to control their emotions and set a good example.yafl sent us a statement saying someone from the rio grande team violated those policies and because of that the entire team is banned for the season.according to a- p-d they are being called to incidents like this more and more often.ofc. simon drobik ÷ albuquerque police dept.:"i think nationwide you're seeing this behavior nationwide not just albuquerque."the new mexico activities association -- which does not oversee yafl -- says aggressive acts like these are scaring away referees.on the phone: dusty young:"it's disappointing to see something like that occur at a youth sporting event, and unfortunately it's one of those things and other sportsmanship issues that are causing the shortage of officials."and parents we spoke to also feel for the kids -- who are forced to see that kind of behavior.parent: "i think this would be scary for some of the kids, they wouldn't want to play anymore."
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(pam) (pam) that was francesca washington reporting. the county sheriff's office in new mexico says... it did respond to the fight. no arrests have been made, but they are still investigating. (jrstone) you have a chance to explore history in the peninsula for free! the san mateo county history museum in redwood city will offer free admission to the public on the firs friday of every month. there will also be two free programs planned which will change each month. many exhibits are interactive and show the history from the native indians through today. the museum will be open from 10 to 4 each friday and adult tours of the museum begin at 2 p-m.
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lawrence karnow: it was hot in the valleys with highs in the 90s today.fog near the coast kept temperatures much cooler and in the 60s. fire danger will be lower tonight with decreasing winds. on the satellite you can see highs pressure as it slides toward california. it will make for hotter weather tomorrow with some highs moving into the upper 90s inland but cool 60s at the coast and 70s and 80s around the bay. it will cool a littl on thursday. there is a slight chance of showers to the north on saturday and another chance early next week. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station.
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