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camella seymour/mother judith seymour killed in oikos shooting: "i would have liked the death penalty but i am glad that it's over and there is actually justice">the judge here at the alameda county superior court house in oakland sentenced goh to 1 life sentenced for each of the 7 people he shot to death, plus enhancements and 3 additional counts for attempted murder. go sat silently in the court room while representatives of three of the families gave heart wrenching victim statements including "this is a day to finally close this chapter" and "you're a coward, you should have turned that gun on yourself" camella seymour is holding a photo of her mother judith seymour who she says was an accountant who went back to college in pursuit of a new career
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exciting you know. it hurts to have to go through this situation because i never thought that i would ever have to speak in court for something like that to happen to my mother">camella seymour say she wants to see a monument built to honor the memory of those who lost their lives back on april 2nd 2012 goh's attorney read a statement in court from the convicted murderer in which he says he is very sorry and hopes this life sentence brings closure to the families. in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) the murder trial for the man accused of fatally shooting kate steinle on san francisco's pier 14... has been delayed. 54-year-old juan francisco lopez-sanchez has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder. he was in the country illegally after previously being deported to mexico five times. his attorney says that lopez-sanchez √°accidentially fired a gun he found under a
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bench on the pier. steinle was killed in july of 2--15...as she stood with her dad taking pictures near the bay bridge. president trump has repeatedly used the steinle case as a way to get congress to pass immigration reform. the trial is now set to begin - next friday. (grant) the south bay man who admitted to abducting and killing more than a dozen cats in a san jose neighborhood - has been sentenced to nearly two decades behind bars. the judge gave robert farmer the maxium sentenced... saying farmer's victims were vulnerable and that he was a danger to the community. back in the fall of 2015, farmer abducted and killed as many as 16 cats from the cambrian park neighborhood. last october, the 25-year-old pleaded guilty to 20 counts of animal cruelty. today, he was sentenced to 16 years in prison and was ordered to stay away from that community. (vicki) another big story we are tracking tonight... investigators are still working to determine what caused a plane to crash in sonoma county - that left one
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person dead and three others injured. kron four's terisa estacio spoke to witnesses and brings us up to date on the investigation. terisa estacio, reporting, sonoma here in sonoma - agents with the national transportation safety board sifted through the wreckage of a small plane crash - the agents are taking their time as they look over what is left of the cirrus sr22. the plane landed in this private field about 1,000 feet southwest of the sonoma skypark airport. on board the plane - pilot william goldman, his two children and a nanny. goldman is the grandson of san francisco philanthropist richard and rhoda goldman. authorities say goldman a shown here, died upon impact of the plane, the two children were airlifted to the benioff children's hospital in oakland and the nanny to queen of the valley in napa. investigators say they will be out at the scene for the next few days. next week, they will carefully haul away the wreckage and put it in a hangar close by to
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examine in more closely to try and determine the cause of the crash. workers nearby say they hear something usual up in the sky, shortly after the plane took off, and then heard the crash. german "i heard the noise and tried to help out, some other workers ran out into the field. .german. "it is really awful." in sonoma, terisa estacio kron four news (grant) the man who died in that crash has been identified as the member of a prominent family of san
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francisco philantropists. kron4's maureen kelly reports that william goldman was continuing that tradition in his own life. 38 year old willam sachs goldman's family has deep roots woven into the fabric of san francisco history. his grandmother was a descendent of levi strauss... and along with her husband... established the prestigious goldman environmental prize the world's largest prize for grassroots enviromental activists. the pair was known nationally for supporting many causes, donating hundreds of millions of dollars. william goldman, known as bill to his friends, continued that work locally as the president of the board of directors for the haas senior fund which gives grants to numerous bay area organizations working to build a more equitable community. he was also on the board of the new isreal fund which supports women's rights, lgbtq rights and palestinian
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rights in israel. in a statement the ceo said that goldman was fiercely dedicated to the new israel funds work to promote democracy and equality for all israeli's. his vision, idealism, and sharp sense of humor the sustained us all.but even coming from such a wealthy family he still had a day job as an assistant professor at usf's international studies department. one of his collgues wrote on his facebook page that . he was a brilliant scholar, a popular teacher, a committed human rights activist, and an incredibly kind and funny man who loves spending time with his family. goldman's two children, george and marie were also injured in that crash.maureen kelly kron4 news. (vicki) after some obstacles... the city of san jose has reopened alum rock park to the public today. (vicki) city officials temporarily closed the park down due to recent mountain lion sightings and a brush fire. park rangers say several mountain lions were spotted along one way road and south rim trail last week. also the lariat fire which burned more than 1-hundred acres near the park this week caused problems. since then park rangers say all 7- hundred and 40-acres are safe
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for people to hike, run or picknick. the water restrictions along a stretch of santa cruz beaches that were put in place from a shark attack have been lifted.. the attack happened tuesday morning when a shark bit the front of a kayaker's boat.. the man was knocked into the water but luckily escaped without injury.. santa cruz fire department announced today that no shark activity has been seen in the area since the attack. (grant) and it will be a good weekend to take your family to the beach as the heat is back... (vicki) some spots could even see triple digits. let's check in with chief meteorologist brittney ship - whose tracking the heat.
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a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (vicki)a day of celebration for oakland police officers being promoted was met with protest and it all ties back to the o-p-d sex scandal. (vicki)a day of celebration
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for oakland police officers being promoted is being met with protest... and it all ties back to the o-p-d sex scandal. kron 4's dan kerman is live at police headquarters with more (dan kerman) more trouble for those that
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lead oakland, the mayor and her new police chiefsot nancy armstrong-temple/anti police terror project 06-16we had a promise from oakland mayor libby schaaf that she would get rid of what she called the old boys club, when chief kirkpatrick was hired she was hired as a womanwho would clean up the department and instead what they have done is promote that type of disgusting behaviornancy armstrong-temple was among those protesting outside an oakland police department promotion ceremony friday. protestors say three of those promoted oversaw what a federal judge called severely mishandled investigation into whether police officers were having sex with this woman jasmine abuslin, who at that time was an underage prostitute.sotno one involved in any coverup of any child sex scandal should be near the oakland police departmentat a federal court hearing monday attorneys john burris and jim
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chanin asked the judge overseeing the oakland police department to order an investigation into that botched investigation.. but in his order issued earlier this week, he stopped short of doing that.sot jim chanin/attorneymisconduct has to be investigated at every level of the police department attorney jim chanin says opd could still do it.. but promotions should have waited. sot151/this thing properly (grant) a sinkhole swallows at least two homes in florida... and now police fear it
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could do more damage as the sinkhole is getting bigger. how authorities hope to stop the expansion.(vicki) then, a popular bay area deli is closing up shop... why the owners of 'time deli' say they are forced to shutdown. (grant) and next, several cars are damaged... as police investigate a string of pellet guns shootings. and now young girl has been victimized. a live report after the break.
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(vicki) somebody with a pellet gun shattered the
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window of a vehicle in gilroy... and then struck a 7-year old girl.(grant) it happened on wednesday... near the intersection of santa teresa boulevard and fitsgerald avenue... just north of the city limits. kron four's rob fladeboe join us live from the scene with more on the story. rob? (rob live) the sheriff's office confirms that a mini van was shot at here on santa teresa boulevard about 9:45 thursday morning. but the driver of that mini van is convinced other vehicles are being shot at here and she wants to let the community know about it. leslie oxley/car hit by pellet gun"....i pulled over and was holding a towel to her head and i didn't know what was wrong..."gilroy resident julie oxley had just passed through the intersection of santa teresaboulevard and fitzgerald avenue, northbound on santa teresa, when somebody took a shot at her mini van.julie oxley".....it was like a loud pop and i had no idea what it could be and i turned around
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and saw that the rear window had been been shattered...." the window has since been replaced but julie's 7 year old daughter grace was nicked by what sheriff's deputies say was a slug from a pellet gun. grace is fine but she was that close to a much more serious injury.julie oxley".....so they're looking for the bullet and she turns her head and we see it stuck in her hair and they pull it out and say yep, that's the bullet..."a man in a pickup who was right behind oxley who stopped to help says his vehicle was also shot at. the sheriff's office can only confirm the two cases, but oxley thinks other incidents may be going unreported.julie oxley"....there was me and the other car that day but i have since found out through facebook that two other drivers have been hit in that area...."santa teresa and fitzgerald is a rural area but sees a lot of traffic heading to and from gilroy on highway 101 and monterey road. there aren't too many places for a sniper to hide unless someone was shooting from another vehicle. julie oxley is now
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avoiding the area and wants everyone to know what happened. julie oxley"....im really angry and i don't what this to happen to somebody else, we're shaken up but we're fne but if this doesn't stop, you just don't know how far this is going to go...." (rob live) the sheriff's office says it will be stepping up patrols here and is encouraging drivers and neighbors to report anything suspicious. live in gilroy rob fladeboe kron 4 newss (grant) we are following breaking news out of the east bay... police say a 5-year-old girl is missing... after her mother who has 'diminished capacity' took
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her. the child was taken near prince street in berkeley. the child's name is may-alyia booker. she's about 4-feet tall... thin build, brown hair, and has brown eyes. she was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and gray sneakers. her mother is laquita davis. davis is 34-year's old.. about 5 foot 8 and has brown hair with two braids. anyone with information on the girl's or her mom's location...is asked to call police. (vicki) as the popularity of fentanyl has grown on the streets... it has caused dangerous exposure to police dogs working in the field. (grant) police now need narcan kits for their k9 partners - in the event they are exposed during a search. kron four's jeff pierce tells us about a new partnership - that could help save k9 lives.
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(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend.
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some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (vicki) coming up, brides
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across the country are scrambling tonight... after a popular store they ordered their wedding dresses from suddenly closed. we'll tell you what happened... (grant) but first, there's yet another twist in the story of a meeting between some of president trump's election team... and a russian lawyer. the details coming out of washington - next.
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(grant)president trump returns to the u=s ... the gloomy weather a contrast to the sunny bastille day he left behind in paris.nat (grant)the president has more than rain to contend with. (vicki)there's the drip, drip, drip of the russian investigation.catherine heenan is here with the latest revelations. (catherine) drip, drip indeed.just three days ago donald trump junior released his emails about meeting a russian lawyer and told fox news, "this is everything." now we're learning it wasn't. nata new player has emerged at that june 2016 meeting at trump tower between donald trump junior and russian lawyer natalia veselnitskaya. the younger trump said earlier that his brother-in law jared kushner and trump campaign manager paul manafort were
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therenow another participant has come forward.natrinat akhmetshin is a russian=americ an lobbyist.he served in the military and reportedly told people he had worked in intelligence.his lobbying activity caught the attention of iowa senator chuck grassley, who described him as an unregistered agent for russian interests, apparently with ties to russian intelligence.the lobbyist told the associated press that the lawyer, veselnitskaya, presented documents at the meeting.and that she said they detailed the flow of illicit funding to the democratic national committeesfxthe emails released by trump junior did not disclose akhmetshin's participation in the meeting, or any documents. "yet another disturbing set of facts."the top democrat on the house intelligence committee wants to call akhmetshin to testify.if his story can be verified ... house minority leader nancy pelosi is ready to pursue criminal charges. "this is a
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campaign violation soliciting, coordinating, or accepting something of value, opposition research, documents and information from a foreign government or foreign national." (catherine) legal experts say it doesn't matter if any damaging information was actually provided. meeting a foreign agent under the premise of obtaining the information would be a violation of campaign laws. special counsel robert muller is reportedly looking into the meeting as part of his investigation into russian election meddling. grant? (vicki) after 70 years in business... a popular sandwich shop is closing its doors. coming up, find out how 'time deli' still plans to sell food to locals. (grant) plus, another arrest has been made in the disappearance of four missing men out of pennsylvania. the charges - they are now both facing. (v happening tomorrow...
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a popular south bay deli is closing up shop after nearly 70 years in business.(grant) as kron four's will tran tells us - the owners of 'time deli' in san jose can no longer afford to keep their
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doors open. the clock is ticking on time delithis place has been around for 67 years but after tomorrow at 3pm it's closing its doors because it could not be ada compliant.it would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and the owner donald bergh, you can see him right there, says he could not afford itmany customers are stopping by and have stopped by for the past week to say goodbye and for many customers it's hello and goodbyewhat's your name mam?deb steiner. what do you think of the tri tip?(deb steiner/customer- awesome. just awesome.) (reporter-how long have been in san jose sir?)(jack jones/customer- since 1957) (reporter-have you ever stopped by this location?) (jack jones/customer-no. never have.)(reporter-well, you have until tomorrow to get your hands on another tri tip sandwich. what do you think of the closure? this is very unique part of san jose.)(deb steiner/customer- it really is. it has a beautiful clock structure outside and the food is so good. everything is fresh and the bread is so crunchy)i could not agree more. i had a couple bites myself.there is a little bit
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of good news. if you're having tri tip withdrawals don't worry, donald says he hopes to have a food truck up and running in a few weeks but as for this location it closes down for good tomorrow.in san jose will tran kron 4 news (vicki) as if planning a wedding weren't stressful enough!brides across the country are panicking after the store they ordered their wedding dresses from suddenly closed thursday. popular bridal retailer alfred angelo abruptly shut down it's 60 bridal stores--leaving many wondering if there's any way to get their special gowns...
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brides showed up to the stores saying there was no warning of the closing...now they want answers..or their dresses the company is reportedly filing for bankruptcy.. online - other brides are offering up their wedding dresses for free for the brides to be that are stressing out. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
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a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (vicki) (vicki)
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(vicki) prosecutors charged two men with murder in connection to the deaths of four men who disappeared last week in suburban philadelphia. (grant) 20-year-old cosmo dinardo and his cousin 20-year-old sean kratz face several charges -- in what
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investigators describe as a drug deal gone wrong. from our partners at cnn... mary moloney has more on the case. investigators say the mystery surrounding the disappearance of four men is now solved.and it's centered around two people -- cosmo dinardo and his cousin sean kratz.matthew weintraub/bucks county district attorney: "we have the two men locked up that need to be brought to justice." police say last week dinardo shot and killed 19-year-old jimi patrick after a botched drug deal.investigators say dinardo buried patrick in a grave on his parent's land in solebury township.two days after the death -- investigators say dinardo and his cousin set up drug deals with the intent to rob three other men.they were also shot and killed according to police. matthew weintraub/bucks county district attorney: "we're here to seek justice for them." after a massive search on a sprawling property -- dinardo's attorney says prosecutors offered a deal -- give information to avoid the death penalty.dinardo's attorney says dinardo confessed and described where the bodies were buried.matthew
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weintraub/bucks county district attorney: "we'd still be looking for jimi patrick had we not make this agreement."while in custody -- dinardo apologized to the families of the victimscosmo dinardo/ confessed to murder: "i'm sorry."and so, four families mourn the lives lost. as investigators work to prevent this crime from even happening again.matthew weintraub/bucks county district attorney: "dean finocchiaro, tom meo, mark sturgis, and jimi patrick have all been positively identified."matthew weintraub/bucks county district attorney: "we now have them in a safe place so that they can soon be returned home."i'm mary moloney reporting. (vicki) both dinardo and kratz entered not guilty plea's on the murder charges... they're expected to be in court at the end of the month. (grant) still ahead... a sinkhole destroy's two homes in florida and is threatening another... a look at the growing sinkhole, just ahead. (vicki) and next, honda is recalling more than a million cars... find out what vehicles are
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affected.
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(grant) firefighters has to put out a car fire at a gas station in redwood city last night. in this video you can see the lamborghini is completely covered in flames. the flames quickly sread to the gas station. emergency crews had to shut down woodside road for nearly half
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an hour near hudson street. the fire was contained within ten minutes. crews say the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. (vicki) honda is recalling millions of its accords because they could catch on fire. the car maker says a battery sensor can short out and possibly start a fire. honda accords made from 2013 to 2016 are impacted by the recall. four engine fires have been reported, but no one has been injured. all the fires happened in states where salt is used to clear the roads. honda says salt getting into the engine can cause an electrical short. for more information about the recall..you can visit our website at kron-four-dot com. (grant) police say some burglars are finding it easier than ever to check outwhich homes they want to target.... using a popular app.(vicki) it's happening in southern california....but there's concern that thetrend could spread.. catherine heenan is here to
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explain... (catherine) sheriff's deputies in ventura county are blaming a rash of recent home burglaries on suspected los angeles gang members... but what's really raising eyebrows....is how they're choosing which upscale homes to break into.. investigators say they're increasingly using websites like zillow.....which provide lots of information...not just what homes look like but the inside layout...and whether they back up against open land.. one burglary crew is suspected of hitting at least 6 homes in thousand oaks, moorpark and other areas of ventura county in recent days. also parts of los angeles and orange counties. one woman says her neighbor was a victim. neighbor of victim - every single drawer had been opened and thrown across the room. and anything that could be taken off the wall was shattered on the ground. sheriff's deputy - these are dangerous people. doing electronic searches on their devices. a lot of searches on zillow and other real estate sites - looking at specific properties. people need to be aware of that. the technology can work for you but it can work against you as well.. the sheriff's office
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released video made by some of the suspects....pointing out that they're well-armed. in one incident, the owners were home at the time of the break-in and were assaulted. authorities say you might be surprised at just how much surveillance is done.....and in manycases the burglars show up only minutes after residents leave their house. grant and vicki. (vicki) still ahead... you might want to wipe down those dusty shelves - and mop up those dust bunnies. why a new study claims that dust can make you fat.
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food. water. internet. we need it to live. but what we don't need are surprises, like extra monthly fees. i see you, fee, played by legendary actress anjelica huston. you got me, mark. we just want fast internet for one, simple rate. for all the streaming and the shopping and the newsing, but most of all... for the this. internet for one everyday simple price and no extra monthly fees. ( grant ) two robbers are on the loose tonight.... and local police hope you can help track them down. kron 4's pam moore is in the newsroom now with details ( pam) grant.. we are
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working on this story for the news at six. take a look at these photographs... given to us by mountain view police. these are suspects in a robbery at check- cashing business. we'll tell you how this all unfolded .. and what the suspects got away with.( pam) and you heard about the massive honda recall.... well,tonight at six... if you own a fiat chrysler .. your car might be on the recall list too. we'll tell you which vehicles are affected. those stories and more are ahead. but right now ... let's get back to the news at five. (vicki) in florida a massive sinkhole has swallowed two homes... and forced several evacuations in a neighborhood.(vicki) you are looking at an aerial view of the large sinkhole in pasco county, florida. once the sinkhole developed... it grew within minutes reaching up to 2-hundred and 50-feet wide and 50-feet deep. 11 homes nearby had to be evacuated and now officials
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say two entire homes have been swallowed by the sinkhole.
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by using a wet rag or a sponge. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (vicki) a fake flier drew
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hundreds of job seekers to a public meeting overseeing the construction of the new raiders stadium in las vegas. (grant) take a look at the flier...which was fake...and racially insensitive. the fake flyer specifically targeted
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black men and women.... and it also advertised union and non- union positions. more than 700 people attended the meeting of the las vegas stadium authority board. police had to be called, as people became irate after learning there were no jobs yet on the nearly two-billion dollar project. the raiders plan to relocate to the 65-thousand seat stadium near the las vegas strip in 20-20. it's unclear when constriction will begin.
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(grant) a wisconsin police officer has taken her oath "to protect and serve" to a remarkable level.(vicki) she made a life saving decision for a young boy she'd never even met-- from our partners at cnn... tim elliott has the story. (nats: lindsey bittorf/police officer): "what's up, dude! how you feeling?"wherever he goes--8-year-old jackson arneson carries a piece of his new best friend with him-- milton township police officer lindsey bittorf.(lindsey bittorf/police officer): "this little boy is like my own son now... i just love this little boy with everything."their t-shirts tell the story. jackson needed a new kidney, and officer bittorf-- a complete stranger-- was a perfect match. (kristi/jackson's mother): "it just blows my mind that i just met her 2 months ago." jackson's mother kristi and her family are still in awe of
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lindsey's selfless gift. (lindsey bittorf/police officer): "i took an oath to serve and protect my community..."(kristi/jackson's mother): "like, can you believe what just happened? you know, like, we just all started sobbing."she says doctors told her -- even before he was born -- that one day jackson would need a transplant.(kristi/jackson's mother): "his kidney function has always been below 30 percent."after years of searching for a living donor, officer bittorf came across kristi's plea on facebook-- a message that touched her heart. (lindsey bittorf/police officer): "my mom always told me it takes a village to raise a child. and this is one child in my village that i can help." the surgery on june 22 was a success.lindsey's kidney -- healthy and the perfect fit. kristi right by jackson's side in the hospital to document his experience.and when lindsey woke up, she had just one thing on her mind.(lindsey bittorf/police officer): "my first question was, 'how is jackson?'"jackson spent 11 days in the hospital with other complications.both his lungs collapsed and he contracted pneumonia.but jackson stayed strong.(lindsey bittorf/police officer): "i think his bravery and everything made me feel a lot more comforted."four days
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after getting lindsey's kidney, jackson was up and walking.(nats): "i was really proud of him."since he's been out of the hospital, jackson is feeling great. he's also showing off his scar. (kristi/jackson's mother): "he has been eating like crazy, i don't know. i blame lindsey." (lindsey bittorf/police officer): "you have my kidney now, we are not shy people, remember?"jackson is soft- spoken -- a man of few words. but his message to his new friend-- his hero-- gets straight to the point."thank you for giving me a new kidney."(nats): "kidney! kidney! (laughing)" (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant)(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news
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at 5.(grant) steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. ( steve ) there is more fallout from the sex scandal for the oakland police department (pam) protestors take their objections to the street... with criticism of how the investigation was handled... all as some members of the department get promotions. (steve) and with summer temperatures on the rise... a new confirmed case of west nile virus this year. where it has been detected .. and what you need to know to stay healthy.(pam) we have more news headed your way... next on kron 4 news at six. (pam) more fallout tonight
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from the sex scandal that rocked the oakland police department. protesters give the city an earful as some officers were given promotions. good evening... i'm pam moore.( steve ) and i'm steve aveson. kron 4 broke the story about the sex scandal last year. it is clear the community has not forgotten about the shockwaves it sent through the police department. kron 4's dan kerman is outside police headquarters in oakland... he tells us what what should have been a celebration was met with protest dan? sotnancy armstrong-temple was among those protesting outside an oakland police department promotion ceremony friday. she says three of those promoted oversaw what a federal judge called severely mishandled investigation into whether police officers were having sex with this woman jasmine abuslin, who at that time was an underage prostitute.sot nancy armstrong- temple/anti police terror project 26-36sot pamela price/abuslin's former attorney 38-44pamela price initially was jasmine abuslin's attorney agrees, the promotions send the wrong
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messagesot earlier this week attorneys john burris and jim chanin called on a federal judge to direct opd to investigate those who oversaw this bothced investigation the judge stopped short of doing that and neither the chief nor the mayor have indicated it will be done. sot jim chanin/attorney 133-143 156/city of oakland ( pam ) a couple of big fires in the east bay .... remain under investigation tonight. yesterday, we told you about this huge fire that ripped through several businesses and the office of the lafayette chamber of commerce. investigators were out at the scene today... but still no word on whether they are any closer to a cause. among the businesses affected ... a popular italian restaurant. the damage to the building alone is estimated at more than a million dollars. ( pam ) meanwhile, it has been exactly one it has been oakland 156/city of y 133-143 chanin/attornesot jim will be done. sot jim chanin/attorney 133-143156/city of oakland
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( pam ) a couple of big fires in
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the east bay .... remain under investigation tonight. yesterday, we told you about this huge fire that ripped through several businesses and the office of the lafayette chamber of commerce. investigators were out at the scene today... but still no word on whether they are any closer to a cause. among the businesses affected ... a popular italian restaurant. the damage to the building alone is estimated at more than a million dollars. ( pam ) meanwhile, it has been exactly one week since a massive construction fire in oakland. the bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms... arrived on scene earlier this week to begin its investigation. while the fire has been called suspicious... authorities have stopped short of calling it arson. the blaze comes on the heels of three similar fires in the east bay which devastated housing developments under construction. ( steve ) new details are coming out about a plane crash
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in the north bay... that killed a college professor and injured three others. ( pam ) the plane went down in schellville yesterday afternoon ... shortly after taking off from a nearby airport. schellville is just to the south of sonoma. kron 4's maureen kelly reports tonight what we've learned about the pilot.. but we begin our coverage with terisa estacio... she tracked down some witnesses. (terisa estacio)at the sonoma skypark pilot ron price tells me that he saw william goldman just before he took off in his cirrus sr22 his children and nanny on board. it was only 1000 feet later that the cirrus crashed in this field south of the airport. goldman died at the scene, his children now in the hospital, as well as the nanny. ron unfortunate really.throughout the day, agents with the national transportation safety board descended up on the field to examine the plane. they plan to be on site documenting the wreckage throughout the weekend. terisa estacio. some say they heard the crash and wanted to
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ran out. we tried to help out. workers are credited with pulling safety. price. i hope they recover, it is really awful. goldman is the grandson of reknowned san francisco philantrophist ronald and rhoda goldman. price. he seemed like a nice guy, it is unfortunate. once federal transporation agents finish their work in the field, they plan to carefully haul the plane to a nearby hanger for further review. the hope to have some kind of determination about what happened out here to cause this fatal crash in 6 months. in sonoma te we are learning more tonight about the pilot who was killed. kron4's maureen kelly reports that he was a well respected scholar from a prominent san francisco family.38 year old willam sachs goldman worked here at usf.as an assistant professor in the international studies deparment. one of his collgues wrote on his facebook page that . he was a brilliant scholar, a popular teacher, a committed human rights activist, and an incredibly kind and funny man who loves spending time with his family. according to a faculty blog post goldman loved to fly in his spare time but not just
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for kicks.he also flew missions for angel flight west, a chartiable organization that provides transport for critically ill patients and their family. supporting charities is a longtime a live look outside right now... (pam) let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (pam) the man convicted of killing seven people .. in a shooting rampage at oikos
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university in oakland back in 2012 - will spend the rest (pam) the man convicted of killing seven people .. in a shooting rampage at oikos university in oakland back in 2012 - will spend the rest of his life behind bars. (steve) 48-year-old one goh was sentenced today to seven consecutive terms of life in prison without parole...for the shooting rampage. it was an emotional day for the victim's families who were in court when he was sentenced. kron4's haaziq madyun has
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the story here at the alameda county superior court house in oakland convicted murderer one goh was sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences for the april
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2nd 2012 oikos university shooting, in which 7 people lost their lives. camela seymour's mother judith was one of lives taken that dreadful daynow that the man who killed her mother has been sentenced, she wants to shift the focus back onto the victims he murdered that daywhat happened was back on april 2nd, 2012 one goh, a discruntled former student at the time, expelled from school, denied a tutition refund, walked on to the campus armed with a gun, with multiple magazines, fired 27- rounds, killed 7-people and wounded 3 others. it is the deadliest single mass shooting event by one person in the history of oakland.camella (grant) we are following breaking news out of the east bay... police say a 5-year-old girl is missing... after her mother took her.
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we just got these photos of the missing girl - and her mother. the child's name is may-alyia booker. she's about 4-feet tall... thin build, brown hair, and has brown eyes. the child was taken near prince street in berkeley. she was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and gray sneakers. her mother is laquita davis. davis is 34- year's old.. about 5 foot 8 and has brown hair with two braids. police say the mother is 'diminished capacity'. anyone with information on the girl's or her mom's location...is asked to call police. ( pam ) we are hearing our first reports... about the west nile virus this year. tonight... where it has turned up in our region.( steve ) and a house just disappears. the incredible video of sinkhole as it swallows up a home.( pam ) plus, a real scare for a child in the south bay. what hit her ... as she was
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riding in her parents' mini- van.
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(steve 2-shot) a 7- year old gilroy girl was grazed by a slug from a pellet gun when somebody fired on the family car on thursday.(pam) kron four's rob fladeboe got the story from the girl's mother .. she is angry, and wants to alert the community about what happened. leslie oxley/car hit by pellet gun"....i pulled over and was holding a towel to her head and i didn't know what was wrong..."gilroy resident julie
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oxley had just passed through the intersection of santa teresaboulevard and fitzgerald avenue, northbound on santa teresa, when somebody took a shot at her mini van.julie oxley".....it was like a loud pop and i had no idea what it could be and i turned around and saw that the rear window had been been shattered...." the window has since been replaced but julie's 7 year old daughter grace was nicked by what sheriff's deputies say was a slug from a pellet gun. grace is fine but she was that close to a much more serious injury.julie oxley".....so they're looking for the bullet and she turns her head and we see it stuck in her hair and they pull it out and say yep, that's the bullet..."a man in a pickup who was right behind oxley who stopped to help says his vehicle was also shot at. the sheriff's office can only confirm the two cases, but oxley thinks other incidents may be going unreported.julie oxley"....there was me and the other car that day but i have since found out through facebook that two other drivers have been hit in that area...."santa teresa and
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fitzgerald is a rural area but sees a lot of traffic heading to and from gilroy on highway 101 and monterey road. there aren't too many places for a sniper to hide unless someone was shooting from another vehicle. julie oxley is now avoiding the area and wants everyone to know what happened. julie oxley"....im really angry and i don't what this to happen to somebody else, we're shaken up but we're fne but if this doesn't stop, you just don't know how far this is going to go...."rob fladeboe/gilroy"....the sheriff's office is asking that anything suspicious be reported and for any one else who may have been shot at in the vicinity of santa teresa and fitzgerald to com forward. meantime they will be stepping up patrols here. in gilroy rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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( pam ) mountain view police are after two men tonight .... who robbed a check -cashing business. a couple of surveillance photographs have been released... including a close up of one of the suspects. investigators say, the two walked into "check into cash" ... yesterday morning and one of the men pulled out a gun ... demanding money. police say, they got away with more than a thousand dollars... they were last seen running out the door onto el camino real. ( steve ) new at six: west nile virus has been found in santa cruz county. up until now... state officials have reported only four cases statewide... none in the bay area. this is the first in santa cruz county. we are told an infected crow was found in the city of santa cruz near the intersection of morrissey boulevard and soquel avenue. that is right near a middle school. the virus is passed to humans and animals through mosquito bites. ( steve ) there's
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been significant progress in the major california wildfires...the wall fire near oroville, for example, is now 7o percent contained..( pam ) but catherine heenan is here with updates on a couple of other fires which are still causing problems... (catherine) one of those problem areas - the whittier fire in santa barbara county...it's now burned more than 20 square miles. it started last saturday near lake cachuma.... at least 8 homes and 12 other buildings have been destroyed. it's a very dry area that hasn't burned in 62 years. things have been calming down and as of today - it's 52 percent contained.. but then came word that 'new' evacuations have been ordered... barney melekian/santa barbara county undersheriff:the expected weather change, specifically sundowner wind patterns is likely to occur this afternoon, and intensify throughout the evening. therefore the sheriff's office thought it critical to order the evacuation earlier in the day so as to allow people to move during daylight hours. jimmy harris, deputy fire chief for los padres national forest:extremely heavy fuel,
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extremely dry from the drought we saw in the last five years. and it's giving us a lot of challenges including constructing dreg line around the perimeter of the fire. then there's the long valley fire - about 50 miles north of reno.it's only about 20 percent contained. it's been moving fast and it's burned more than 33- thousand acres. it's dangerously close to about 300 buildings, including homes. the wildfire is also close to a stretch of train tracks and power lines. investigators don't know yet how this one started...but the hot weather and dry brush continue to make things dangerous. pam and steve? let's take a look outside right now for the current conditions in the bay area... (steve) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast.
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a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week. (steve) gone in a flash. incredible pictures as a sinkhole opens (steve) gone in a flash.
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incredible pictures as a sinkhole opens up as swallows a home all within a matter of seconds.(pam) and president trump promised to investigate what he called the millions of illegal votes in november's election. the strong pushback to white house plan ... including the terse response from california.
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a sinkhole in florida kept getting bigger and bigger today.... and has already caused chaos and destruction in a neighborhood in land of lakes... catherine heenan is here with details on a growing problem.... (catherine) this started this morning as a 'depression' that opened up behind a house.and then within a short time -- look what happened. . so far this thing has swallowed two homes and a boat....and a third house is in danger.just
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a short time ago - word came that it has 'apparently' stopped expanding...but a lot of peoplearen't trusting that the worst is over... 11 houses in this neighborhood have been evacuated....two dogs have been rescued...power is out to 100 homes - and everyone is in shock. the sinkhole is at least 250 feet wide and 50 feet deep. at least no one has been injured - the people in the homes you're looking at had already left for work. one of the reasons people who live here are so upset -- the property where this began was supposedly stabilized in 2014....with lots of concrete pumped underground. a sinkhole was discovered back then - but everyone thought the problem had been taken care of.... pam and steve? (pam) automaker fiat- chrysler is recalling more than 1-point-3 million vehicles worldwide.. in order to fix a wire malfunction problem.(pam) the car company says, the wire problem causes the airbags to
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inflate unexpectedly. so far, five minor injuries have been reported in connection with this malfunction... but no crashes. cars sold between the years of 20-11 and 20-15 .. are primarily affected. to see a full list of car models being recalled .... you can head to our website at k-r-o-n four dot com. (steve) it's been a staple in the south bay for decades. find out why a popular deli says it is being forced to close its doors for good.(pam) baseball is back tonight. and with the deadline approaching, gary will tell us if the athletics are going to put one of their star pitchers on the trading block .. .(steve) and the white house has asked states for all sorts of voter information... but is it asking for too much? the pushback coming several states and the questions being raised about privacy.
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no, not really. i knew that not the one you think you know the tri action formula cleans removing up to 100% of flakes protects and even moisturizes for sofia vergara hair tonight the white house
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is sharing the feedback its getting over a controversial presidential commission to investigate voter fraud. ( pam ) next week, the commission will meet publically for the first time. but before that happens, kron 4's washington correspondent mark meredith explains ... why the commission is facing a backlash from states across the nation.. trt: 1:42out: in washington, i'm mark meredith. 00:25-00:32 - marc lotter / vice president's press secretary 00:49-00:56 - mark meredith /
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washington01:15-01:25 - sen. chris van hollen / (d) maryland alarming, a sham, and inappropriate. those are only a few of the newly released comments americans are emailing to the white house over its request to collect voting data.a presidential commission wants states to turn over voters names, party affiliations, and partial social security numbers. white house advisor marc lotter tells us its all about improving elections."all this commission is doing, is looking to see what kind of trends can we identify, are there best practices, and make recommendations to the states" but at least a dozen states are recommending the white house back off. states like new york, new mexico, and mississippi, don't plan on turning over any data. other states, including georgia, north carolina, and texas say they plan to send some data but not material like social security numbers. this week, the presidential commission put their data requests on hold until a federal judge could weigh in.the commission is scheduled to meet for the first time on wednesday. but several lawsuits could keep the meeting from ever happening. the american civil liberties union is among the groups suing the trump administration.the a-c-l-u says the commission isn't doing enough to show it can protect voter data.maryland senator chris van hollen couldn't agree more."that is just a big fat target for anybody who wants to get people's very sensitive
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confidential information. that's why i'm so pleased that we've seen states come forward and say no."but the trump administration tells us states have no reason to not to comply."the big question is why, why are these states, refusing to provide public data"the white house says its voting commission meeting will go on as planned despite the uproar over its mission. in washington, i'm mark meredith. ( pam ) california was one of the first states to turn down the commission's request. secretary of state alex padilla offered up this criticism:quote - "the president's commission is a waste of taxpayer money .... and a distraction from the real threats to the integrity of our elections today: aging voting systems and
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documented russian interference in our elections." (steve) thousands of people took to the streets in paris to celebrate the french national holiday... bastille day.(steve) this is video from a parade in paris that happened today. marching bands, politicians and even some of the french military can be seen marching. even jets were seen flying over the crowds spraying smoke with colors of red, whit and blue. (dan kerman)here in oakland more trouble for the city as protesters turn out at a ceremony to promote police officers. protesters say three of them oversaw that botched investigation into whether this woman jasmine abuslin was having sex with police officers. protesters say these officers should be investigated not promoted. attorneys also say they should be investigated. in oakland dan kerman kron 4 news.
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here in sonoma agents with the national transportation safety board sift through the wreckage of a plane crash - the small plane hit the ground just over there in the field. the plane's pilot, william goldman died at the scene, his two children and nanny taken to the hospital. federal transportiaotn agetns say they will be on scene documenting the crash through the weekend, then they will have the plane taken to a hangar. in sonoma county terisa estacio kron 4 news. in san francisco a skateboarder crashes into a cop while flying down dolores streetand some are saying the cop clipped the man intentionally.we talked to
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here at the alameda county superior court house in oakland convicted murderer one goh was sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences for the oikos university shooting, in which 7 people lost their lives. camela seymour's mother judith was one of lives taken that dreadful daycamella seymour/mother judith seymour killed in oikos shooting: "i would have liked the death penalty but i am glad that it's over and there is actually justice">no death penalty in this case just 271 years without the possibility of parole. in oakland haaziq maydun kron4news here in gilroy....a family is counting it's blessings after somebody took a shot at their minivan on thursday. 7 year old grace oxley was grazed just behind her ear by what the sheriff's office says is the slug from a pellet gun. fired from somewhere just
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north of the intersection of santa teresa boulevard and fitzgerald avenue, the slug shattered the rear window. a second vehicle was also hit. grace's mother julie is outraged and worries someone is going to be badly hurt unless the culprit is caught. the sheriff's department is stepping up patrols in the area in gilroy rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now... a warming trend is expected to begin today as high pressure builds into california from the desert southwest. very warm to hot conditions are expected to return to inland areas over the weekend. some cooling then appears in store for the first part of next week.
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(pam) it was one small step for man... and tonight you might say, it comes with one giant price. the item from the famous moon landing that is up for sale... and how much it is expected to go for.
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affects you and the entire bay area. getting the kron 4 news app is really easy. just go to googleplay on any android device or the apple store if you have an iphone or ipad and search for kron 4. touch 'install' or 'download' and when you do be sure to allow push alerts that way you will know right away when there's breaking news. start here with the kron 4 news app. download it today.">
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( pam ) you can own your own little piece of the moon... but the price could be astronomically high. the bag astronaut neil armstrong used to collect moon samples during his famous walk in 1969 is being auctioned off. nasa says the bag still has some lunar dust in it as well. the bag is expected to fetch up to four million dollars. the current owner purchased it at an auction by u-s marshals... and had no idea what it was until nasa confirmed it. in sports -- gary joins us with his lovely wife alicia to read fan emails plus -- steph curry and several bay area atheltes are in lake tahoe this weekend for the celebrity golf pro-am -- gary has the highlights from day one... and all the sports coming up
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round one of the american championship pro-am steph curry -- along with several athletes and celebrities are up in lake tahoe this weekend for the tournament curry had some fun this afternoon -- he was catching passes from former cal quarterback aaron rodgers the two-time mvp tried blocking sharks captain joe pavelski shot -- it was all laughs in day one in the 11th hole -- curry with a beautiful shot next to the hole setting up for a birdie -- he finished with a 79 (curry: 8 bogeys, 1 double bogey) the surprise of round one was pavelski -- in the final hole he sends one into the green -- he had a chance to take the lead from former m-l-b pitcher david lowe -- but his putt is too wide -- he shot a bogey-free round...
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finished with a 70 -- pavelski is two shots off the lead we are about two weeks away from the m-l-b trade dealine and sonny gray's future with the a's is up in the air according to a report -- the cubs are interested in adquiring the a's starting pitcher. after having a shaky first half -- chicago is trying to fix their starting rotation yesterday they traded with the white sox for jose qunitana gray pitched his first game of the season back in may -- after coming off the disable list with a strained lat he has two more years on his contract becoming a free agent in 2019 wimbeldon action between roger federer and tomas berdych the 18-time grand slam winner was looking to reach his eleventh wimbeldon final. federer had his work cut against berdych -- he won the first two sets via tiebreaker in the third -- federer wins the match on an unforced error this sunday he will looking to make history as the only player to win eight wimbeldon titles
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summer league? 90 percent of the players won't make a team. for the most part teams already know who will be on their roster for this upcoming year, but it gives coaches a chance to see the players they drafted. for the won't really make a difference, but for the
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lakers see lonzo ball is crucial to their success moving forward i don't agree with you! i'm a giants fan whether they win or lose. the giants are one of the teams in the league with one of the most faithful fan bases. they're not good this year, but fans keep going to the games. you look the same as the day you started, well almost. i want to congratulate you on 25 years. please don't nix the highlight week. i've been lucky to work in the bay area for more than 25 years. i've enjoyed working here at kron and over at the radio station
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family and work. sad! (steve) nasa is providing some more amazing pictures as it
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celebrates a historic moment in space exploration. the rare view we are getting of pluto.
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(pam) today is a historic anniversary for nasa.(steve) it was two years ago the new horizons space-craft flew by pluto. that gave us the first close up pictures of the dwarf planet and its moons. now...two years later, that data is still being analyzed. today nasa released new detailed maps of pluto and its largest moon. the new horizons space-craft is on a new mission... it's next target... a small object in the kuiper belt called m-u-69... which is about a billion miles beyond pluto... last weather and goodbye final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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