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oc :11 "members were from" (pam) an alameda based coast guardsman is charged with murder -- following a seven- month long investigation. good evening i'm pam moore. (catherine) and i'm catherine heenan. officials say the 19 year old was rested onase wednesday. he's accused of killing another seaman in january when the two were assigned to a cutter in alaska.
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kron4's michelle kingston joins us live now with more....michelle? (michelle) (michelle)
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(catherine) a california state appeals court has thrown out the only conviction against the man who shot and killed kate stienle on san francisco's pier 14. jose garcia-zarate was acquitted of murder in the 20-15 killing. he's been in custody facing gun charges-- but the court overturned a conviction today. that's because the judge failed to instruct the jury on one of his defenses. garcia-zarate was in the country illegally-- and had been deported five times before killing steinle. he claims he picked up the gun that was wrapped in a t- shirt-- and fired it accidentally. he's still in custody - facing ááfederal gun charges. (catherine) a state of emergency has been declared in florida.. hurricane dorian is now a dangerous category four storm -- packing winds up to 130-miles an hour..(pam) right now, people there are preparing for what could be the strongest hurricane to hit the state's east coast in three decades.. nadia
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romero is there, on the ground in west palm beach ... with the latest.
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(pam) and now it is not just those living in florida who are hunkering down and preparing for the approaching storm.(catherine) kron4's justine waldman joins us in the studio... . justine - some people say they're going to just ride it out.. ? (justine) one of florida's busiest airports is shutting down operations in advance of hurricane dorian. orlando international airport announced today it is canceling its commercial flight operations for monday. in a statement-- the airport says it wants its 25- thousand employees safe with their families when the storm hits. two guys from california - one from la and one from sacramento - are vacationing in florida right. and they plan on staying through the storm.(justine) they have no idea what
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they are in for... meanwhile... kennedy space center is preparing for the worst. tt includes moving the mobile launch site off its pad and into a save building. the crawler moves at aboututone mile an hour, so it took eight hours to complete.(justine) and lastly... take a look at this.. a close-up satellite video loop showing the developing eye of hurricane dorian from a noaa satellite. and .. noaa sent the first all-female crew to conduct a hurricane reconnaissance mission. the three-pilot crew were tasked with learning about hurricane dorian as it moved toward the u-s mainland. and now we want to send things over to chief meterologist lawrence karnow with more on the developing storm. . lawrence karnow: it was a patchy coastal clouds. highs
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(catherine) 10 adults are in custody after san jose police investigated dozens of commercial burglariesin more than 10 bay area cities. since january police say a burglary crew targeted dozens of bike shops, construction shops, construction sites and school districts. police
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originally got an arrest warrant for 6 of the suspects...and eventually arrested 4 other suspects as well. officers found things including guns, stolen driver's licenses, stolen credit cards, and narcotics. all 10 suspects were booked into the santa clara county jail. (pam) sirhan sirhan, the man who assassinated senator robert f. kennedy, was stabbed in a california state prison today. the attack is so severe he has been removed from the prison for treatment. the incident reportedly happened in one of the prison yards this afternoon. when correctional officers responded, they found sirhan with stab wounds.he is currently in the hospital in stable condition. the suspect in the assault has been placed in isolation. oc :03 "a long flight" (catherine) labor day weekend is one of the busiest times of the year to travel. whether you're flying or driving - we'll take a look at the worst day to travel. plus... the way the east bay is preparing for the next big earthquake.
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(catherine) also - police in the east bay are searching for the person who's been shooting b-b-guns at cars and homes. ...6, 7, 8 ♪ ♪ ♪ big dreams start with small steps... ...but dedication can get you there. so just start small... start saving. easily set, track and control your goals right from the chase mobile® app. ♪ ♪ chase. make more of what's yours®. (catherine) targeting
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cars, homes and businesses... el cerrito police say someone is firing a b-b gun in neighborhoods -- with obvious disregard for people's safety. (pam) kron four's philippe djegal shows us the damage... and, he has a look at the vehicle possibly used to commit the crimes. (philippe)
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(pam) in the east bay.. the municipal utility district says it has been working to make sure its water pipes survive a big earthquake. for the past few months, east bay - mud has been replacing old pipes ... with new earthquake resistant pipes in berkeley. crews are replacing about 28-hundred feet of old iron pipe, some
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of which may have been in the ground for a century... crews are replacing it with new quake resistant pipe which should be able to flex and bend during a quake. the utility district's senior civil engineer says ... the shifting from the quakes.. is what causes the main breaks. (pam) this is just one of many projects east bay mud has in the works. the agency has about 42-hundred miles of pipe in its service area which it is working to replace. right now, it is averaging about 10- miles a year ... but is working to increase the replacement work to 17- to 20- miles a year. (catherine) labor day weekend is here and it's one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. it's considered the unofficial end of summer-- and whether you're flying or driving to your destination - get ready for big crowds. according
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to trip advisor-- 61-percent of people traveling will be hitting the road. and 27-percent will be flying. long lines are already starting at oakland's airport. some travelers there are sharing a little advice.. (catherine) triple-a says that gas prices are on track to be the lowest labor day weekend prices in the past three years. and no matter how you're getting there... trip advisor says that tuesday september third will be the busiest day. (catherine) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look at s-f-o... .(pam) time to get away... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, lawrence?
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week.middle of the toward the much cooler day and be little on labor will cool a 90s inland. it will cool a little on labor day and be much cooler toward the middle of the week.
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oc :05 "at our school" (2-shot/pam) today palo alto's gunn high school turned a threat against the school ... into a teaching moment..(2- shot/catherine) kron four's rob fladeboe talked to students and police about that threat... which was allegedly made by a 14- year-old gunn high school student.
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(pam) coast guard cocaine crackdown. the amount a brand new cutter was able to scoop out of the water. just when you thought you were done painting...
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disrupt their flow." some of the bales of cocaine seized were actually found floating in the ocean. the bust happened on the first ever patrol of the new coast guard cutter. (catherine) coming up... marshlands in the east bay... home to several disappearing species - are now at risk of being lostto erosion... how the city of san leandro is trying to stop long beach from being washed away. the way fallen officer tara o'sullivan was being honored today in sacramento. (catherine) another bart shutdown could affect your travel weekend. when and where you can expect delays.
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getaway weekend is underway, with lots of people taking advantage of the monday holiday.. . (pam) but if you plan to hit the road saturday, sunday or monday, or take bart.. you could be in for delays. kron 4's dan kerman reports from highway- 24 in lafayette.
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(catherine) now to our four zone forecast. you're looking live at the golden gate bridge.(pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with
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a look ahead lawrence karnow: it was (pam)
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at least 10 people have been shot after a high school football game in alabama..at ladd peebles stadium.police say two people are in custody. police say they are questioning them, but have not confirmed if they
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are the not confirmed if they are the shooters.mobile police are responding to a shooting at ladd-peebles stadium, according to the mobile county sheriff's office crime map. there was a high school football game between leflore high school and williamson high school at the stadium. according to witnesses, the game had already ended at the time of the shooting.witnesses say there was a fight in the stands several minutes before the end of the game.this is a developing story. (catherine) there used to be more than 23 miles of beaches lining san leandro bay. now -- only 7 miles remain. we'll talk to an
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expert on what's being done to slow the erosion..
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(pam) fallen sacramento officer tara o'sullivan was honored today at a dedication for a gym.(catherine) reporter karma dickerson tells us why it's considered the perfect way to rember the bay area native.
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(catherine) that was karma dickerson reporting. tara also set the department record for a one and a half mile run at 10 minutes and 57 seconds. (pam) mosquito hunters in northern california are wasting no time... that's because they found a species of mosquito carrying the dangerous zika virus in a section of citrus heights... in sacramento county a day after the discovery, the sacramento- yolo mosquito and vector control .. started spraying for non- native mosquitos. and while they are not infected with zika virus, the mere presence of a carrier of a serious
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tropical disease is prompting swift action. we acted immediately to we're deploying all of our staff get a handle on the situation.. the mere fact a carrier is in northern california is a big concern because they can carry even more serious tropical diseases like dengue fever and chi kun-gunya usually after biting travelers who have returned home. (pam) valerie harper -- who is known for her role as rhoda morgenstern on the mary tyler more show ... has died. harper also starred in the spinoff t-v series called- "rhoda". in march of 20-13... she revealed that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer ... she also battled lung cancer in 2009. her husband had recently said he had been advised to place her in hospice. harper celebrated her 80th birthday just last week. (catherine) next at 8 a beach in san leadro is eroding.. and the consequences could change the entire ecosystem in the area.
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we'll talk to the city's public works director about what can be done to save the marshlands. (pam) and ahead in sports... a big night for a's baseball... as oakland pounces on a yankees team that is among the best in the league. highlights coming up i mean, if you haven't thought about switching to geico, frankly, you're missing out. uh... the mobile app makes it easy to manage your policy, even way out here. your marshmallow's... get digital id cards, emergency roadside service, even file a... whoa. whoa. whoa. whoa. whoa. whoa! oops, that cheeky little thing got away from me. my bad. geico. it's easy to manage your policy whenever, wherever. can i trouble you for another marshmallow?
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(catherine) we want to go back to our breaking news out of alabama.....(pam) police in mobile say, at least 10 people have been shot after a high school football game. police say, two people
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are in custody but have not confirmed they are in fact the shooters. according to our sister station in alabama, one person during all the
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commotion had a commotion had all the person during alabama, one person during all the commotion had a seizure...anoth er person injured their hand while trying to get hand while injured their er person injured their hand while trying to get away.. according to witnesses, the game had already ended at the time of the shooting.(catherine) witnesses say there was a fight in the stands several minutes before the end of the game. right now police are looking at video arounf the school before the shooting. following this developing story and will bring you updates on the situation night (catherine) one of the largest salt marshes in the easy bay might soon disapper. it's a strip of beach in san leandro known as 'long beach.'(pam) kron on's sanaz tahernia talked with san leandro's public works director debbie pollart ... to find out more on the challenge this area faces. oc 2:34 "future generations" (ááquestionsáá)
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(catherine) we have continuing
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coverage of the eroding marshlands. this full interview ran on kron on... the bay are's only 24 hour streaming news service. you can also find out how you can help restore the marshlands by going to kron4 dot com. let's open with a's baseball-- an oakland squad that's battling for a wildcard spot... and so far this year, has owned the team with the best record in all of
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baseball. --the a's making the trip to yankee stadium.. you get a look at monument park. --we pick it up in the top of the 6th....a's down a run... 2 on for seth brown...as he lines one into right center for a base hit.... game tied at 2... . brown went 3-for-3 with 3 r-b-i's....the first a's player with 10-hits in his first 5-games since spook jacobs in '54. --moments later....jurickson profar....drives one to right field..... wo runs will come into score...a 3-ribbie night for profar.... a's go out in front....4-2.... --next inning....same score....mark canha....belts one to center....brett gardner going back....off the center field wall....matt chapman goes home...canha hustling to third....the rbi triple just about does it. --a's win 8-2 for their 4th straight win against new york... back at it again tomorrow. giants and padres happening now at oracle park.... highlights later on. now to the nfl--before we can get to the regular season, teams must chop down those rosters to 53-players..
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and the raiders with a big transaction today. in a surprise move, the silver and black parted ways with linebacker brandon marshall. the former broncos defensive star signed a one-year deal with the raiders back in march after six seasons in denver. --it was thought the 30- year-old would be a key contributor to a unit that struggled mightily last year getting to the quarterback and forcing turnovers... however, he didn't make enough of an impact through camp. --on another note, the raiders made a significant investment on their offensive line... signing center rodney hudson to a three-year, 33-million dollar contract extension...24-million of which is guaranteed. --the deal makes him the highest paid center in the league... and he's worth it, as he's allowed only one sack since 2016. --also want to mention-- reports have surfaced the raiders will keep both nathan peterman and mike glennon on the roster. moving over to santa clara, the 49ers have already cut nine players, but no major transactions as of now. --the big story of the weekend will be who emerges as the primary backup quarterback between cj beathard and nick
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mullens. --kyle shanahan has said he'll keep both players, but the issue is who is the number 2 starter behind jimmy garoppolo. -- beathard took more reps in yesterday's game...going 6- of-9 with 58-yards and a touchdown. --but mullens was the only one of the two to play last week...and went 8-of-11.
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(catherine)two dogs have been found safe after they were stolen from a dog rescue facility in san francisco. a third dog is still missing. áfamily dog rescueá says -- two purebred huskies and a pitbull were stolen wednesday night during a break-in. a decoy buyer helped police recover husky puppies that were stolen from a san francisco dog rescue on thursday, but a pit bull puppy is still missing. now the rescue is hoping for the safe return of the pitbull puppy. if you have any information about where the puppy is -- you are asked to call the family dog rescue in san francisco (pam) that wraps up kron 4
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news at 8.(catherine) but our primetime coverage is just getting started this friday night.vicki liviakis and justine waldman area here with kron 4 news at 9. ((vicki))thank you pam and catherine.next at nine...we are keeping an eye on hurricane dorian as it picks up steam in the atlantic.the entire state of florida...under a state of emergency which has people stocking up as the storm approaches.our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow tells us when dorian is expected to make landfall. plus...new tonight at nine. another apple store in the bay area...hit by thieves.this time they got away with tens of thousands of dollars in electronics, and it was all caught on camera.we are live on the peninsula with that story.((vicki))plus..nearly a dozen people arrested in connection with dozens of commercial burglaries across the bay area.the months-long sting that landed the group behind bars.((justine))keep it here...kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break.
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(vicki) it's a state of emergency in florida.. hurricane dorian, now a dangerous category four storm packing winds up to 130-miles per hour..(vicki) good evening -- i'm vicki liviakis. (justine) and i'm justine waldman... in for grant lodes. right now, people there are preparing for what could be the strongest hurricane to hit the state's east coast in three decades.. nadia romero has the latest from west palm beach, florida.

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