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scattered. the will decrease throughout the night. on the satellite you can see the low spinning toward southern california. a few more clouds and showers will continue tonight but the focus will be more toward the south. highs tomorrow will be cool but slightly warmer tomorrow with highs in the 50s and low 60s. dry weather is forecast through the weekend. more rain is likely early next week. (ken) the streets of san francisco are getting safer, thanks to a new police strategy. (catherine) actually, it's an old school approach to fighting crime. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, a new study shows that foot patrols are really helping crack down on
crime. deputy chief ann mannix, sfpd. a study came out a few days ago, showing that we have had a significant drop in car break ins... san francisco police officer deputy chief ann mannix on how foot patrols have drammatically made an impact on the streets of san francisco. mannix. we put more in uniforms. 16.9 percent decline in larceny theft... a 19.1 perecent reduction in assaults... it all goes back to september of 2017. that is when the sfpd reassigned approximately 70 officers from plainclothes and special assignment to city wide uniformed foot patrol beats. deputy chief ann mannix, sfpd. "it has had widespread benefits. and now that the city is decked out iholiday gear, the sfpd plans to pay particular attention to putting foot patrols in areas such as union square to help keep everyone safe. mannix. yes. we are increasing in commercial cooridor
(catherine) federal officials are starting to clean up toxic waste after the devastating camp fire in butte county.. stephanie lin has the story... nat sound:e-p-a crews, ankle deep in debris...t sound: shovel through remains of a once proud home that stood right here. steve calanog:"we are here with one of the teams, beginning the assessment of a destroyed residential dwelling."the beginning of a six month clean-up, starting in the lower pentz neighborhood south of paradise.stephanie lin:"the epa expects to comb through hundreds of homes over the
next few weeks, and clean hazardous materials from 15,000 homes by the time clean-up is over."steve calanog:"some of the workers are donning the white suits and the respiratory protection we call personal protective equipment. it's to mitigate and minimize repeated exposure to a wide variety of chemicals."phase one of the clean-up focuses on the removal of toxic waste.steve calanog:"every household has a wide variety of products that can present a threat to human health and the environment if released, and we need to collect them in advance of the next phase."phase two will capture remaining fire debris. that's expected to start next month.steve calanog:"we are tracking where we are so we don't duplicate efforts."the e-p-a will stay in this neighborhood for a few more days before moving to other areas south and west of paradise.all collected debris will be sent to a nearby staging area.steve calanog:"it will be properly treated and disposed."a lengthy but necessary step on the road to rebuild paradise.
(catherine) that was stephanie lin reporting. 10 people are still unaccounted for after the camp fire.. that's one fewer than last night. the sheriff's office now says the death toll has dropped by three...making the current total 85. (ken) coming up: u-s-a gymnastics has declared bankruptcy. why the organization is the blaming sexual abuse convictions of its former team doctor for its financial problems. ♪ ♪ jack in the box ♪ pannidos ♪ no-mess bag ♪
has filed for bankruptcy protection. the sports organization is trying to stop some of the repercussions it's facing in the wake of team doctor larry nassar's convictions. the former team physician is currently in prison for sexually abusing girls and young women. more than 150 testified against him in court. survivors of nassar have filed 100 lawsuits against the sports organization. u-s-a gymnastics estimates that it could cost between 75-million and 100-million dollars to settle those lawsuits. the chair of the u-s-a gymnastics board says the board decided to let a bankruptcy court decide the claims and expedite the process. the board is also hoping the court can hold off the u-s olympic committee. the committee wants to strip u-s-a gymnastics of its status as the national governing body. under the bankruptcy filing-- all "pending actions" against the governing body are on hold.
even fruitcake. space x launched the shipment today from cape canaveral in florida. it could arrive on saturday. the delivery will also include 40 mice and 36 thousand worms for aging and muscle studies. the launch would have happened sooner - but was delayed due to moldy mice food. (ken) before democratic governors in wisconsin and michigan take over in january... the republican legislatures in those states are trying to strip executive authority from those posts. (catherine) they say they're trying to make the legislature more equal in power to thegovenors... but critics are outraged... saying the move undermines our democracy. cnn's kyung lah reports. nat sound:"would we have everybody take their seats please."the call to order in wisconsin's special legislative sessionnat sound: would not be heeded.nat sound: the chants audible through the walls of the committee hearing room, punctuated by pounding nat sound:kathy kennedy:"they can only win by cheating. that's what they're doing in
there right now. they're a bunch of cowards."she's talking about wisconsin republicans.in their last days of gop-control of the top statewide offices in wisconsin republicans introduced a sweeping plan last friday to curb early voting and strip power from the newly elected governor, tony evers, and attorney general, josh kaul both democratsthe proposal would give republican lawmakers more control over state litigation, taking that power away from evers and kaul, who have pledged to withdraw wisconsin from a lawsuit challenging the affordable care act.nat sound: as police guarded the doors lawmakers began debate over the 141 page bill.katrina shankland:"this bill was only written because republicans are sore losers. they lost statewide elections and they decided as a result to take away power from the governor and attorney general when they had this opportunity for 8 years."robin vos:"the number 1 priority for us is to make sure we restore the balance of powers between the two co-equal branches of government."republican leadership defended then starkly laid out why they're pushing this bill.scott fitzgerald:"but listen. i'm concerned. i think that governor-elect evers is going to bring a liberal agenda to wisconsin."as they were trailed and taunted by protesters.nat sound:in nearby michigan a similar, lame duck session move.republicans introduced bills that boost the gop-controlled legislature's power in legal fights and campaign finance taking power away from the newly elected governor, attorney general and the secretary of stateall three the first time in nearly three decades a hold those posts at the same time.scott ross:"the republicans inside of that
building, our capitol, they refuse to accept the results of the tony evers:"you know. i'm the next governor and i think there are some want to reverse that."tony evers is wisconsin's governor elect. reporter:"is this about stripping power?"tony evers: "absolutely! i can guarantee you that if scott walker would have won this race, those people wouldn't be across the street making those same decisions that they're making today." (catherine) that was (catherine) (catherine) that was kyung
lah reporting. this isn't the first time state legislators have passed measuresto curtail the power of the incoming governor following an election loss. in 2016, north carolina republicans did the same thing -- with defeated republican governor pat mccrory signing the measure on his way out of office. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four
zone forecast. lawrence karnow: clouds and rain made for a cool day for the bay area. showers continue tonight but are more widely scattered. the will decrease throughout the night. on the satellite you can see the low spinning toward southern california. a few more clouds and showers will continue tonight but the focus will be more toward the south. highs tomorrow will be cool but slightly warmer tomorrow with highs in the 50s and low 60s. dry weather is forecast through the weekend. more rain is likely early next week. coming up in sports, the warriors going back to the arena where they hoisted another larry o'brien trophy. the back-to-back champs in cleveland meeting the cavs once again... mark carpenter will have the highlights and much more after the break.
(catherine) lots to talk about in the sports world tonight...(ken) mark carpenter joins us in the studio. yes this is a finals rematch, but--not really considering the cavs are on pace to be a lottery team...with no lebron, kevin love, or jr smith. yet, the warriors still have reason to be excited...back be studio.joins us in the carpenter mark (ken) break. after the much more highlights and have the carpenter will mark week.early next rain is likely weekend. more rain is likely early next week.week. (ken)(ken) coming up in sports, the warriors going back to the arena where they hoisted another championship trophy. (catherine) the back-to-back champs in cleveland meeting the cavs once again... mark caenter will have the highlights and much more after the break.
studio. yes this is a finals rematch, but--not really considering the cavs are on pace to be a lottery team...with no lebron, kevin love, or jr smith. yet, the warriors still have reason to be excited...back at the quicken loans arena for the first time since winning a 3rd title in four years. the warriors in cleveland... taking on the lebron-less cavs.... but cleveland hung around... end of the half.... rodney hood... just throws this one in to beat the buzzer... cavs surprisingly up 6 at the half in the 3rd... warriors take control... kevin durant... the pull-up three to end the quarter... dubs up 9... durant with 25 points and 10 rebounds... 4th quarter... klay thompson... shot only 5-of-15... but nails this triple to put the warriors up 103-91 the player of the game.... who else... steph curry... gets the three here and is fouled for the 4-point play... dubs lead 110-97 curry... again... double clutch... doesn''t matter... hits another from behind the
arc.... warriors up 15... steph with 42 points amd 9 threes steve karr's team wins going away... 129- 105... next up a bigger challenge... at the milwaukee bucks on friday now to the nfl-- the raiders making some late-season transactions and possibly finding talent to take into next year. the signing of running back c-j anderson...now official today... as the vallejo native and former cal bear is back in the bay area. -anderson stepping in to a running back stable...that has seen marshawn lynch deal with a season-ending injury... and mixed production from doug martin and jalen richard. --as the raiders head into the final four games of the season, the former super bowl champ with the broncos..sees this as a tryout for a permanent long-term spot. "maybe, i mean if that's how you want to look at it, i look at it as my resume speaks for itself. if i were to sat out for the rest of the season, i think with other people setting the market as well, it's just my educated guess. my resume, being what it's been, being a pro bowl running back, having a lot of success in this league. i would have found a job, it's all about timing."
' down in santa clara-- kyle shanahan and the 49ers...getting ready to host the broncos on sunday. niners won't have matt breida or jaquiski tartt in the mix... this denver team has found a mid season surge... winners of four straight and making a run at a playoff spot. --you could say shanahan grew up around the broncos franchise... as his dad mike was head coach for 14- seasons, winning two world championships. --here's kyle...recallling his days in denver. "they won their first super bowl my senior year in high school, which was real neat. that was back when they didn't have wireless cords. i was always the cord boy, holding my dad's cords which got made fun of a lot for it, but it was neat to be up front and personal with everything. the last guy to hold cords for a coach in the super bowl was me, if you want a good trivia question. after that green bay super bowl, they went wireless the next year. i think they only won one more because they didn't have as good of a cord-holder, is what i always tell my dad.." finally tonight, some movement in the n-l west as a slugger who's known to torture the giants is now out of the
division. --big offseason trade today...the diamondbacks have traded all-star first baseman and power hitter paul goldschmidt to the st. louis cardinals. --the cards now land one of the best hitters in all of baseball... last year, hit, 290....33- jacks...and 83 ribbies. --giants fans could be happy because he always does well against san francisco.. 18 hits and 766 slugging percentage, last year... and he's been an all-star for the last six seasons. that wraps up seasons. last six seasons. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station. sfx: tinny headphone music sfx: feet shuffling life can change in an instant. be covered when it does...
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