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they still may not be able to determine the cause of this fire that several weeks of work to do once they leave the scene and have indicated it is possible like myth many fires even after all the sort >> reporter:lapine is from utah. this was his first visit to the warehouse on this cold wet friday morning. sot/tc: my wife stayed in the hotel - i t was too much.
lapine took many pictures of the warehouse on this day. sot/tc: when i get old i want to remember this place. lapine says his son moved to the bay area 2 years ago and was extremely happy sott/c: he was here with a friend who also died. lapine says he understands an investigation is necessary but for him - sot/tc: i have no ill will, it is just a tragedy. lapine says while in town he and edmond's step sisters will be going to the mortuary, and then eventually home. sot/tc: i will share the ashes and then try and start my life over again. i wish i had said to him so mucht that i will never be able to do that's what is sad. in oakland, te
and happening tonight. there will be a walking vigil for the victims of the ghost ship fire. noel gallo with the oakland city council district five. is hosting the will be hosting the event. the event will begin at 5:30 tonight. in oakland at the fruitvale public market. and. a benefit concert called 'oakland united' is scheduled for 7 p-m wendesday night.december 14th. at oakland's fox theater. proceeds will go to the gray area foundation for the arts oakland fire relief fund.which has reportedly already collected more than 550-thousand
dollars. n-f-l personnel.local tech companies.and celebrities like chelsea handler and lena dunham have all donated to the fund. use the fullscreen i put in this script. just make sure to put the info in it. this doesn't need to be long. just mentino this is happening >> catherine:today a fire marshal with the contra costa county fire district talked about inspection requirements for the warehouse. saying there "are" no real requirements for a warehouse where the owner isn't actively seeking a permit. bob marshall the bottom line is there are only a few things mandated to be inspected by the state for fire departments and building departments and all that. um apartment buildings, schools, hospitals, high-rises, and jails that's pretty much it so a warehouse like down here and in my jurisdiction. those are not mandated inspections
nobody requires us to do them nobody checks that we do them they are available for us to do if we want to but other than that that is not a mandated inspection. in the light of the deadly fire -- contra costa county fire officials say they're reviewing past complaints on similar warehouses. in san francisco. the department of building inspection says it had been fielding complaints about alleged illegal warehouses converted for residential use. now - as kron four's philippe djegal reports - more complaints are coming in 'after' the ghost ship fire. this warehouse at 15 duboce avenue in san francisco's mission district. has been on the department of building inspection's radar for several months now. >>:sot- "everybody feels terrible about that tragedy in oakland and we certainly don't want to see anything like that happen in san francisco." the electrical situation looks precarious to say the least.
d-b-i spokesperson william strawn says the warehouse owner has received two notices of violation, appeared for a director's hearing. and, was recently issued a notice of abatement, preventing the owner from possibly selling the building or applying for permits before complying with d- b-i. strawn says complaints allege the commercial building is being used for housing. sot- "that case is still in process. it may be referred to the city attorney for litigation.". the department of building inspection says it currently has a list of about 12 warehouses illegally converted for residential use without a permit. sot- "they don't throw parties here? no, no." bob mendez owns qube autobody in the bayview district on jarrold avenue.
this warehouse across the street is on the d-b-i's list of alleged violators. but mendez says his neighbors are peaceful. and, an artist who works there tells us no one actually lives inside. sot- "they don't do any rave parties or anything like that -- they're good people." the d-b-i has about 129 inspectors and william strawn says they'll be following up on it's list of troubled warehouses in the next few weeks. he says most building owners give permission to enter, but some don't the owners of this warehouse on alabama street in the mission district let us in to show no one lives the "here collective." it's open space rented out to people and companies. but strawn says not everyone is following the law and that those people are under investigation. sot- "really, what needs to happen is we need for owners to be responsible about their buildings and to take action to make sure they're code compliant." in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> steve:our coverage of the oakland ghost ship fire continues on kron4-dot-com. we have a list of the victims as well as a timeline of events. and a link to where people who want to help out, can donate. more rain is headed our way - making for a wet weekend. kron four meteorologist brittney shipp is tracking another round of showers for us. brit, when can we expect the next hit?
>> britteny: we're saying if you pass as a going to the rest of tonight was a cloudy skies settle airshows more moisture is set up a pattern closer and the rainfall. that is merely to the north of our region but as we go into the rest of sniper see more and again after midnight. of the next the hours lots of clouds
expected and temperatures dropped out of the '60s and the '50s by 7:00 same thing and nine close to the bay temperatures in the high fifties still ahead on kron four news at five. a high school teacher in the south bay is arrested. after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. we've got reaction - after the break. plus, a scary scene at last night's football game between the oakland raiders and kansas city chiefs - after a massive brawl breaks out. we'll show you the video coming up. and next, the investigation into three sexual battery cases that all occurred on the campus of san jose state university in the last week - lands one man behind bar. tonight, who else police are looking for. an update now to a story we first brought to you last night. on kron four news at five.
police have arrested this man, huaien kong, in connection to a recent sexual battery case that happened on the campus of san jose state university. and this arrest comes just one day after three separate sexual battery cases were reported on campus. all within the last week. however, police believe all three incidents are not related. kron four's rob fladeboe is following the latest developments for us tonight. and joins us now in san jose with more. rob? >> britteny: they do not think that this man is responsible for all of these incidents here and keeping some others may be involved with more and things of some of the other incidents are going unreported so they are asking students be especially vigilant going forward. and a report anything suspicious years more. ready to fight back if it
comes to that, san jose state sophomore maria bernal was relieved to learn that university police have made an arrest in at least one of six cases of sexual battery dating back to october 17 sot maria bernal/student this is the booking photo of 19 year old huaien david kong, who was arrested thursday and charged with sexual battery. police were led to kong based on tips from students who recognized him in this surveillance photo. sot pat lopes harris/san jose state university the investigation suspects others may be to blame for incidents in duncan hall and sweeney hall
where at least two other women were groped in the stairwells on monday and wednesday of this week. sophomore london pitts feels more disappointed than scared. sot london pitts/student sot cheyenne brandon/student in a statement, university president mary papazian told students that sexual battery may sound less severe than sexual assault, but can be traumatizing to students nonetheless. maria bernal couldn't agree more. sot maria bernal/student suspect huaien kong is charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and faces disciplinary action from the school if convicted. meantime, police have stepped up foot patrols and are beefing up security. sot pat lopes harris/san jose state university standup closer r
a high school teacher at santa teresa high school in san jose has been arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with a student. 32-year-old trudy hill has been charged with sexual assault with a minor and oral copulation. she has been place on leave from her job as an english teacher. the investigation began about 10 days ago when the school district received an email about an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old male student. hill surrendered to the san jose police department yesterday where she posted bail and was released. kron4 spoke with students this morning about the arrest. "i've heard stuff from like
months ago..shocking because no one expected that of her." officials say the school district is supporting the student and his family. anyone with information is asked to call san jose police department. happening now. crews are working to repair a water main break in san francisco. that has closed the intersection of howard street between third and fourth streets. here is video of the scene from earlier today. this is a heavily traveled area.right next to the metreon and it will add some extra traffic into the evening. san francisco public utilities commission initially shut off water for about 200 customers but that has been restored. crews say the water main dates back to 18-95 so age was likely a factor in the break. >> catherine: >> britteny: we're definitely seeing lots of clouds into tonight the rain will start again and we of pileups video and moves their earlier today we definitely saw a visibility
traveling and work. guy and try conditions alan kemp. 55 center fell and same thing in net but 57 fairfield the test shows a 10:00 we a little bit of activity pushing and imparts the north bay and most of our overnight hours early risers to say and you notice moderate downpours in the north bay north of concord light rain san francisco nearly game and san ramon. even by a.m. over san francisco parts of the state. things are clear up looks like
>> catherine:a young woman whose boyfriend was killed in oakland's ghost ship fire says a precious photo has been found - after she asked for help on social media. saya tomioka's boyfriend - griffin madden - was on of the 36-people killed last friday. they'd met at u-c berkeley. when she learned of his death - she posted on facebook hoping to find the photographer who took their picture kissing in new york city's times square. more than 300-shares later.a social media miracle happened.and the photographer posted the photos. tomioka says she's at peace.adding "with help from our family, friends, and strangers.i finally found you." i love this story. people all around the bay area are coming together to show love and support for the vicitms and their families following the devestating warehouse fire. a group from the henry and henry adult day care center made a poster covered with warm wishes and signatures from people living in oakland's lower hills neighborhood. they walked the streets together.and shared how it has been hard to see people in their area hurting after the tragedy last friday night.
the group from henry and henry had the holiday decorated poster laminated so it would last through the rainy weather. they told kron-4 that there were plans to bring it to the main fire vicitm memorial to be hung. what do you do if you're at a party and an emergency like a fire breaks out? if you search online. you may find it difficult to find an answer to that question. in response to the warehouse fire. a local group says it wants people to be prepared. kron four's jeff pierce brings us the story. >> reporter:in the wake of the tragic warehouse fire a group of artists and events producers have come together to quickly create a safety video for improvised venues. in oakland we just had a fire that killed hundreds of friends, community members and artists. my first reaction was a human reaction that this was a community of people and the loss of life was really tragic.
it occurred to me that a lot of people don't know much about fire safety and i looked online and there weren't many videos showing how to be safe in case of a fire so i wanted to create one. the four minute video is aimed at those putting on an improvised venue event to do so in a safe manner. candles with fabric nearby may look very beautiful but can be a disaster. as people who are heading up communities and creating events for our communities, to just make the events safer. we wanted to create a quick and easy resource for improvised venues. what we're hoping when people see it now bookmark it and in six months when they're throwing a party a week before they are watching the video. before the event check each fire extinguisher, but more than fire safety these producers hope that their effort will spur a conversation to prevent what they see as a move to evict artist communities from other warehouse arts collectives. evictions are not the answer and i hope that city officials and landlords work together so that we are not kicking people into the streets. i think this video is a piece of it and i think it does show that we're willing to mobilize and we're willing to respond and safety is a top concern for us because the last thing we want is for something to happen to our friends in our communities. in oakland jeff pierce kron four news. to learn more about 'party fire safety' and to watch the full p- s-a. we have posted a link on our website kron four dot com. >> steve:and tonight, we are remembering those who died in the ghost ship warehouse fire. as we've mentioned -- this is the one-week anniversary of the tragedy..
>> steve:former new york city mayor rudy giuliani is out of the running for secretary of state. president-elect donald trump said in a statement today that giuliani removed his name from consideration. according to the transition team. giuliani will stay on as a vice chairman of the presidential transition team. former trump critic mitt romney is reportedly still on the short list for the secretary of state job.
high profile meetings at trump tower, inner circle announcements and stops on his "thank you tour" are keeping donald trump busy. but with the inauguration just a few weeks away, there are still lingering questions about how trump will govern-- and just who will fill the all-important role of secretary of state. dianna gallagher is in washington with the latest. donald trump is back on the campaign trail. sort of. the president-elect stumping for a republican senate candidate john kennedy at a rally in louisiana this afternoon.a day before a runoff election there. as trump continues his "thank you tour" hitting states that helped win him the white house. he'll be michigan friday night- but trump is still hosting plenty of visitors in the big apple. rep. paul ryan/-r- house speaker: "very exciting meeting. really enjoyed coming up, meeting with the president- elect." and is preparing to welcome democratic senator joe manchin and former g-o-p rival carly fiorina to trump tower monday. he's also said he'll name his secretary of state next week. and though trump has quite a bit of work to do before being sworn-in. there's already controversy about what he may do with his free time once in office. staying on as the executive producer of the n-b-c reality show, celebrity apprentice which could be a major conflict of interest, since the show airs on a network that is tasked with reporting on the administration-
but trump adviser kellyanne conway says it won't be an issue. kellyanne conway/trump campaign manager: "he could do what he's going to do with his white house salary with the celebrity apprentice, donate it to charity or refuse, decline to take it." trump has said he will hold a press conference next thursday- his first since being elected- and will explain how he'll avoid conflict of interests in business during his presidency. in washington, dianne gallagher. president obama has ordered a full review of russia's hacking during the presidential campaign. before the election.the u-s government publicly blamed the russian government for cyber- attacks to influence elections. a homeland security and counter-terrorism official said
today that the administration will be cautious about revealing investigation results to the public. the review is expected to wrap up before the january 20th inauguration. >> britteny: assessing dry conditions putting out the picture here we show a loss of voice here to the north of boston off the coast here with another batch off the coast of san francisco and remove an overnight how much rain can expect to get into or overnight hours into tomorrow afternoon oakland most of the cezanne the force of an inch for most of the north bay is on and then pushing into monday tuesday that's our next system gets here and you notice a lot of the numbers continue to climb. you go from a quarter of an inch to about half
>> catherine:newly released video shows the moments before and after dylann roof shot and killed nine people at a charleston church in south carolina last june. it shows him arriving at the church -- and later leaving with a gun in his hand. he's confessed to killing nine black people at the church - in the hopes of provoking a race war. he's charged with 33-federal charges and could face the death penalty. we've learned that roof's mother suffered a heart attack during her son's trial. defense attorneys say she collapsed after hearing opening statements on her son's plan to carry out the massacre. the chief of police of fresno is defending the shooting death of an unarmed man.but says he is taking action against one of the involved officers. police shot dylan noble four times last june, after he ignored repeated commands to put his hands up. during the confrontation, noble reached for his waistband
several times.giving officers reason to believe he was armed. chief jerry dyer says the first three rounds were justified.but alternatives could have been used before the fourth and fatal round. there is great body cam video of this in our bcn. use the sound off of cnn chief dyer went on to say that a thorough investigation finds that the use of deadly force was in fact, objectively reasonable.and did not explain what type of action he would take against the officer who fired the fourth round. it could include discipline or training. according to toxicology reports.noble had a blood alcohol level one-and-a-half times the legal limit along with
traces of cocaine. still ahead. a warning for parents as they continue their christmas shopping. how some toys can actually spy on you and your children.. and next, the video of a huge brawl. after a fight breaks out between raider and chiefs fans at last nights game. all the details, next. on wallstreet. stocks were up for a 6th straight day - bringing new all- time highs for major indexes. the dow rose 142 points. the nasdaq gained 27. and the s&p climbed 13 points.
security eventually was able to get control of the fight. it's unclear if anyone was arrested. kansas city ended up beating oakland last night 21-13 to take control of the afc west. now turning to the ongoing discussion of keeping the raiders in oakland. this afternoon-- the city announced it has a specific plan in place. it's a step forward on a topic that's had so much uncertainty over the last several months. mark carpenter has been tracking this story. and joins us with the latest. up to this point there haven't been many specifics on what exactly the city and the ronnie lott investment group have in store, but now-- details are coming out. and the city and county says it has a plan that 'vigorously competes' with the raid to in a statement released this afternoon-- the city announced here the lott group of investors will be in charge of developing a new football stadium on the coliseum site. there are also plans to create a major 'grand central station' like development around the area to improve the use of bart. .and this proposal even includes the option of a new stadium for the a's if major league baseball wants the team to remain at their current site. the city calls this an economically viable plan that doesn't burden taxpayers. *but no specific financial details were announced. the only numbers reported so far have come from the san francisco chronicle. it announced last week that this entire plan will be funded by 600-million dollars from lott's
group, 200-million from the nfl, 300-million from raiders owner mark davis, and 200-million dollars of public money to pay for infrastructure. mayor schaaf said this about the agreement. *she said quote-- this term sheet agreement puts oakland in the running to keep the raiders in a way that is responsible to the team, the league, the fans and the taxpayers," "everything the city and county and the investor team is doing is about putting forward the best offer to encourage the raiders ownership and the nfl to keep the raiders in oaklan where the team belong hope him the next step from here is the county of alameda and oakland city council.will vote to approve this plan on tuesday. still ahead. samsung is making it harder for customers to keep using its galaxy note seven p
>> catherine:safety regulators want u-s car makers to speed up the process of replacing potentially deadly air bag inflators. a recall on takata air bags affects roughly 42 million cars -- and 19 automakers. federal regulators say the inflator could explode with too much force -- spewing shrapnel at the driver and passengers. nearly 200 people have been injured by takata air bags and 11 people killed in the u-s alone. fewer than 13 million out of the 42 million of them have been replaced. samsung and their recalled note seven smart=phone are back in the news kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate is here. gabe what's going on? >> j.r.: >> gabe: plants disabling the remaining phones out there in the wild december 19th pushout
software update to notes 7 the will turn them into a mug paperweight. after they'd, the update prevent them from charging working on mobile networks its force through the user and will not be able to stop at 93 percent of the phones have been returned a hundred 50,000 devices are still out there. not every mobile carriers playing ball with this extreme move by samsung horizons said they will not push the update and fear it will put customers in danger they said we do not want it impossible to contact family first responders our medical professionals begin final link to harder to and the phone. your kid's toys could be
spying on them. according to some consumer groups. wifi connected toys. record the conversations your kids are having. reporter christina butler has the details. a california girl is being remembered with a specially designed doll -- intended to help other children fighting cancer.. 6-year-old desi see-chin from palm springs - died from cancer last march. her family used the money raised to pay for her medical bills to start the "desi strong" foundation. and that resulted in this -- the 'desi' doll. terry cechin/father: "when desi had cancer, she would role play with her dolls. she was the doctor and they were the patient, and she would check their vitals, and put iv ports in the dolls, and so watching her do this, we saw it was very therapeutic for her." the desi strong foundation is
currently helping 10 families in the palm springs area. coming up, it's been eight years since ali vincent was crowned the first female winner of n-b-c's "the biggest loser". nearly a decade later - she's opening up about the fact she's re-gained nearly all of weight she lost. >> reporter: this is evident enough to steer away and others were not going down the aisle in the first place. special >> catherine: designed all in the 10 to holders that are fighting cancer. her family
>> britteny: that pours into most other parts of california as we look right now and then it discusses keep going into tonight heavy downpours expected antioch and stay at really like it definitely bring an umbrella with you overnight. by around 530 and most of the north bay it transitions into parts the east bay and on view a word and not conquered into your lunch hour is still dealing with the light rainfall coming down everything starts to clear out and the saturday afternoon
evening by sunday tracking mostly sunny skies and another round expected to monday evening. driving release early saturday be very careful and a lot of rain will be coming right around south lake tahoe. and so slippery roads out there. writer on saturday evening in early evening and snowfall by saturday night. heading in the sunday clear conditions by monday evening and little bit of snowfall. half moon bay and down to 2 mi. a word one in oakland one unconquered and for us tonight corporate warm 55 half moon bay in napa. 50 in san
so much more understory tonight at the root insider. and another hour of your news is coming straight ahead. they have removed. and what they says did not spark the deadly fire. and a massive water main break in the heart of san francisco. we'll have a progress report on the repairs. kron 4 news at six is next.
>> reporter: in additional help to aid in determining the cause of the ghost ship warehouse fire good evening everyone, i'm steve aveson. and i'm catherine heenan. it was last friday night when fire engulfed that oakland warehouse, killing 36 people fire investigators say many of them were trapped on the second floor. tonight additional atf agents are on scene. kron 4's dan kerman is live in oakland to explain why. there's been a lot of focus on building inspections after the ghost ship fire. today a fire marshal with the contra costa county fire district talked about the process.saying there are no real requirements when an owner is not actively seeking a permit. bob marshall the bottom line is
there are only a few things mandated to be inspected by the state for fire departments and building departments and all that. um apartment buildings, schools, hospitals, high-rises, and jails that's pretty much it so a warehouse like down here and in my jurisdiction. those are not mandated inspections nobody requires us to do them nobody checks that we do them they are available for us to do if we want to but other than that that is not a mandated inspection. this week - oakland officials basically said that no one had set foot in the warehouse in years. it did release decades of information on the property. today the last of the victims in the fire were identified.
know about them. where they are from and pictures as well. just go to kron 4 dot com and click on the link near the top of the page. the father of one of the victims was out at the warehouse today. he flew into town to take some pictures of the warehouse. robert lapine says his son edmond moved to the bay area 2 years ago and was extremely happy living here. he was
working in san francisco and was going to be a barista. but what he really loved was music, he wanted to have a career as a dj. robert says his son was at the warehouse friday night to watch and learn from the other djs working the party. he said it was very difficult to be at the site, but said it was necessary. robert was accompanied to the
warehouse site with edmond's step-sisters. the friend of another fire victim also showed up at the site today. a young man who says he knew the youngest of the victims -- 17- year-old draven mcgill. mcgill went to the ruth asawa school of the arts in san francisco and lived in dublin. friends say he was an aspiring musician. the classmate says he ad just talked to draven a few days earlier and still cannot believe he is gone.
mcgill's father works for the alameda county sheriff's office. in the aftermath of the ghost ship fire a lot of questions are being asked about what this tragedy will mean for the city of oakland in the long term. pressure is already being placed on city officials to keep this from happening again while owners and residents at other warehouses are worried they could have their lives upended. this afternoon, kron 4's charles clifford spoke with a prominent east bay defense attorney who says there are a lot of people worried about their futures. charles... >> reporter: the as the odor of the building folks who are worried 11 other warehouses the mighty worried they will lose their homes and others said that with the state defense attorney who says he's heard from what people seeking advice on possible legal action but most of the folks he's
talked to our other artist who and where house worried that could be forced from their homes. but >> reporter: do not want to force people out on the streets and considering possibly getting folks more time to get warehouses' of homes up to code so they are safe. they also told me today that this point in a pending legal action against anyone all discussion on the bottom of ford >> reporter: and, as kron four's
philippe djegal reports - more complaints been coming in - after the fire. >> reporter:bob mendez owns qube autbody on jarrold avenue in san francisco's bayview district. his shop -- located directly across the street from this warehouse. one of at least 12 warehouses under investigation by the san francisco department of building inspection, for allegedly being converted illegally from commercial use to housing. mendez says they're good
neighbors. sot- "they don't don't do any rave parties or anything like that. they're good people. they are artists, they work on bicycles and stuff like that. and, but its been a pretty mellow block." an artist who works here tells us that no one actually lives inside the building, but william strawn with the d-b-i says warehouses like this one, won't be crossed off the department's list of potentially troubled warehouses until an inspector is granted access inside or the owners cooperate with the investigation. and, strawn says the list of questionable warehouses has grown since the deadly oakland fire. sot- "our deputy director for inspections told me yesterday that we've had five or six new complaints come in after the fire was reported." strawn adds though that there are about 200-thousand buildings in san francisco and its tough to monitor all of them. sot- "we really need to have some help from the public and the people living in the building, uh, to help us triage and identify whats a priority and what really needs immediate
action." this warehouse on duboce avenue in the mission district is on the list. and, so is this one on alabama street. but the owners of the "here collective" let us inside, to show the space is rented out to people and companies for events and work space -- no one lives here. neighbors confirm that. strawn says the d-b-i has already made contact with many of the owners on the list. some have been cooperative, others have not. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. we're seeing cities across the nation cracking down on safety - following the warehouse fire. for example - a building in
denver. similar to the ghost ship in oakland.has been shut down. it was called the "rhinocer- opolis" and was popular with artists and musicians. inspectors have now found several code violations and say it's unsafe. there's a notice on the door warning people to stay out. and earlier this week - an artists' collective in baltimore was closed down because of similar problems. you can stay up to date on the deadly ghost ship fire through the kron 4 website. we are constantly updating it as new information comes in and as we learn details about the investigation. you'll find it at kron 4 dot com. an early morning water main break in san francisco closed the intersection of howard street between third and fourth streets. >> britteny: scattered showers traffickers in san francisco and a closer look are starting to see the return of the rain drops near half moon bay love marcos. and in the north is down just a few light showers started to move through. temperatures mild evening with low 60s and hayward 63 in san jose 63 month view 67 san francisco 67 nevada. over the next few hours we will see claude switchover of showers. and then temperatures stay in the high fifties. firefighter
in a statement, university president mary papazian told students that sexual battery may sound less severe than sexual assault, but can be traumatizing to students nonetheless. maria bernal couldn't agree more. sot maria bernal/student suspect huaien kong is charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and faces disciplinary action from the school if convicted. meantime, police have stepped up foot patrols and are beefing up security. sot pat lopes harris/san jose state university
standup closer now to an update on a story we told you about last night at 6. we have learned the name of a high school teacher at santa teresa high school in san jose who has been arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with a student. 32-year-old trudy hill has been charged with sexual assault with a minor and oral copulation. she has been place on leave from her job as an english teacher. the investigation began about 10 days ago when the school district received an email about an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old male student. hill surrendered to the san jose police department yesterday where she posted bail and was released. in other bay area news now. a man who's been on the run for four years is under arrest after getting caught. in alaska. kevin trask is facing child pornography charges. immigration agents say he moved to san diego from san francisco shortly after the investigation began. they say he then fled and they'd been looking for him until this week. he was pulled over in alaska and officers became suspicious and say trask gave them a false name. he eventually admitted that he had an outstanding warrant. gatlinburg, tennessee and the great smoky mountains national park have re-opened for business today. this comes two weeks after wildfires killed 14 people and destroyed thousands of properties. in the middle of this disaster, there are heroes who went beyond the call of duty. polo sandoval with our partners at c-n-n has their story. resident: "it looks like it went up to the edge right through there but it didn't go
any further. now look at that fire line! woosh! just across. now this has gotten so hot, you know it had to be so hot that it has blistered the wood." >> reporter:amy williams assumed she'd never see her gatlinburg family retreat again. amy williams, gatlinburg resident: "this entire mountain was on fire, everything." she and her husband, doug, were nearly 100 miles north in bristol tennessee, when they saw a photo of their property on social media. it was taken during the deadly wildfire outbreak in their state. doug williams, gatlinburg resident: "all of the images that we saw, it really looked bad. it looked like there was no way for this house to survive." not knowing the fate of their gatlinburg home, the williams couple shared their story of concern with a local t-v station. a fire captain from nearby mosheim, tennessee happened to catch the story. capt. jerry redmond, mosheim, tn volunteer fire dept.: "the
homeowner was stating she didn't know if it was still standing." jerry redmond and his volunteer crew knew they had the answer amy and doug williams were hoping to hear. their retreat on holly ridge road was still standing. he even unknowingly caught proof in this picture. that's the williams home standing tall on the scorched hillside. redmond went beyond the call by making a call to williams. capt. jerry redmond, mosheim, tn volunteer fire dept.: "she would've gone a couple of more days of excruciating thoughts of, is her family home finally going to be there and we were able to answer that question for her." williams and her husband are heartbroken for the neighbors who lost everything. they're also grateful for redmund and the rest of the volunteers who never gave up. doug williams, gatlinburg resident: "it's just unbelievable that there are do that for fre- resident: "when they tired, th the williams plan to have the volunteers from mosheim back at their house to thank them personally. amy williams, gatlinburg resident: "these people are miracle workers."
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guinea e >> steve: elitist to improve the best track of the practices made on the use of deadly force was in fact learychief dyer went on to say that a thorough investigation finds that the use of deadly force was in fact, objectively reasonable. he did not explain what type of action he would take against the officer who fired the fourth round. it could include discipline or training. we know the results. but just how many californians did their civic duty and voted in the november election. we have the final numbers and after all the talk. the white house is taking action. the investigation that is being launched into the hacking of the presidential campaign. plus we know donald trump loves to tweet.
was charged with misdemeanor for allegedly grabbing a woman they suspect others may be to blame >> steve: the decision has been made by sources and date will lead the white house council of economic advisers. this will require him to leave the $21 million your job as president and a wall street firm also announced a statement that he is elected to remove himself from the right of secretary of state.
told that he was disappointed by the job saving carrier deal verde said john. in combat respond. later telling reporters he was getting threatening messages due to trump's tweet. trump critic robert reich warned of the dangers of a president intimidating a private individual. robert reich: "because donald trump is probably watching right now, lemme just say. stop this! this is actually penalizing people for speaking their minds." trump - tweeted again, telling jones' union to "spend more time working - less time talking." now it's hard to know for sure what compels trump to complain. but this tv/tweet/tv/tweet cycle was on display all campaign season long. when he likes a show, or when he's on the show, he tells people to watch- when he hates a show, he gets personal, blasting hosts like megyn kelly. "i just retweeted the best
tweet. i mean wow what a great smart tweet." "mr. trump, we're in a security briefing." snl's alec baldwin has been a top target recently. some even wondered if trump's boeing message - saying a new air force one order should be canceled was triggered by this chicago tribune story quoting the boeing ceo's concerns about anti-trade sentiment. twitter ceo jack dorsey says it's fascinating, and good for twitter, but is it good for america? jack dorsey, ceo, square and twitter: "we're definitely entering a new world where everything is on the surface and we can all see it in real time and we can have conversations about it. so, where does that go? i'm not really sure." an interesting contrast could be president obama. the only time we know for sure he has posted a tweet on his own is if he signs it with his initials. "b-o" president obama has ordered a full review of russia's hacking
during the presidential campaign. u-s officials have accused russia of trying to interfere with last month's election by hacking into democratic officials' email accounts. many democrats believe the embarrassing disclosures in those emails stolen from hilary clinton's campaign aide's account benefited donald trump. the review is expected to wrap up before the january 20th inauguration. three out of four registered california voters cast a ballot in the november election that's the highest rate of participation since the 2008 presidential election.
officials say just over 14.6 million ballots were cast in california. turnout this year fell four points short of the participation rate in 2008, when barack obama was elected the nation's first black president. this year, democrat hillary clinton won 62 percent of the vote in california. being famous is good for business. the country that is cashing in on u-s politics as it celebrates an annual festival. and we will explain what is behind the horns. piñatas of president-elect donald trump are being sold in guatemala city for an annual
>> reporter: the major construction of fourth and howard waterman and broke in the middle of the night now having to reconstruct the road at least a to the clear up coming up on kron 4 news at 8. >> steve: pinatas being sold and of big way. guatemalans celebrated their some of the larger ones can take a month to put together. costing as much as two-hundred dollars. vendors say piñatas of famous people usually sell the best. in 20-15, the best sellers were president raiders owner mark davis hasn't held back in calling out oakland for its lack of planning in keeping his team from leaving. but in the last few months, the
doesn't burden taxpayers. *but in today's release, no specific dollar amounts were announced. the only numbers reported so far have come from the san francisco chronicle. it announced last week that this entire plan will be funded by 600-million dollars from lott's group, 200-million from the nfl, 300-million from raiders owner mark davis, and 200-million dollars of public money to pay for infrastructure. mayor schaaf said this about the agreement. *she said quote-- this term sheet agreement puts oakland in the running to keep the raiders in a way that is responsible to the team, the league, the fans and the taxpayers," "everything the city and county and the investor team is doing is about putting forward the best offer to encourage the raiders ownership and the nfl to keep the raiders in oakland, where the team belongs." now turning our focus to the actual team--
raider nation.reeling today.after the silver and black wilted in primetime last night against the chiefs. and in the process-- lost its top standing in the division. derek carr.had his worst game of the season, and probably of his career.in the frozen arrowhead conditions. and an offense that's been so explosive all year.looked completely out of sync. carr threw for 117-yards.on 17- of-41 passing, which is the 2nd lowest output in nfl history when a quarterback has at least 40 pass attempts. the strongest evidence of his struggles came in the 4th quarter when he and amari cooper.missed on a wide open connection. and then again on the final play, when his lob to seth roberts was batted away. carr addressed his off night we could see it was cold at the game last night, but here's a real icy exchange that got a lot of people talking. h the broadcast showed this awkward postgame encounter between coach del rio and chiefs head coach andy reid. jdr is glaring at him.while reid taps him on the shoulder. this was a topic for national sports shows.and publications. but, del rio made sure to
downplay there is any animosity. he tweeted today-- that there 'nothing personal between them. andy is a good man and good coach. they earned a hard fought victory last night. on to next. go raiders.' and reid has also said that he didn't take offense to it >>: how much was the weather play a factor and we typically do. and we will have better days for sure doing that.
despite their recent loss, the raiders are still expected to make a playoff run. and there's a chance they'll be joined by an old friend. samsung's galaxy note 7 recall in the us is still ongoing, but the company will release an update in a couple of weeks that will basically force customers to return any devices that may still be in use. the company announced today that a december 19th update to the handsets in the states will prevent them from charging at all and "will eliminate their ability to work as mobile devices." in other words, if you still have a note 7, it will soon be completely useless. samsung says that 93 percent of all recalled note 7s have been returned through the refund and exchange program in the us. of course, the expanded recall replacement devices after the company's attempt to remedy the issue with a fresh round of halted production of the note 7 like the company will take one last step to reduce fire risk from any remaining devices. the pending update follows a
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