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this morning on the kron 4 morning news... the parole hearing for former football star o.j. simpson is set for later this morning. a look back at how simpson ended up in this position. (tiffany) and... the detweiler wildfire continues to burn at an intense rate. the battle to finally contain the blaze. (james) also... the search is on for the man who killed a father the east bay. details ahead. the kron 4 morning news starts right now. (james) good morning. i'm james fletcher. ( tiffany ) and i'm tiffany mcelroy. thanks for joining us in the kron four news at four. lets get a check of the weather with james.
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(james) a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm
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temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80
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is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (tiffany) our top story this morning... oj simpson
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is up for parole. the san francisco football legend who went from fame to a nevada prison cell. we are now a matter of hours from seeing o.j. simpson in front of a parole board. he'll be arguing why nevada state parole commissioners should release him from prison. "the juice" has been behind bars on armed robbery charges for eight and a half years. he was sentenced to a maximum 33 years, minimum nine years for his role in an armed robbery case that happened in a las vegas hotel back in 2007 involving sports memorbilia. while many have their mind made up about simpson's crimes past and present the parole board has no idea what they are going to do. (tiffany) o.j
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simpson will be talking with the board through a video confernce call. ( james ) and we will have continuing coverage of the parole hearing all morning long. kron four's will tran will be live from carson city starting at 5-am. and starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. and then once the hearing starts at 10-a-m, we will stream it live on kron-4-dot-com, facebook and our mobile app. ( james ) and coming up later this hour... we take an in-depth look at simpsons roots in the bay area. o-j simpson is a san francisco native. more on that part of the story in about 30 minutes so stay tuned. (tiffany) another big story this morning... firefighters are hoping cooler overnight tempertures will help them gain progress on a fast-moving fire burning near yosemite.( james ) the detwiler fire in mariposa county is burning out of control. forcing thousands of people from their homes. here's where we currently
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stand. the fire has grown to 48-thousand acres it is just seven percent contained 29 structures have been destroyed. some 15-hundred are still in danger.(tiffany) and more than three thousand firefighters from across california are battling this blaze. kron 4's hermela aregawi has the latest on the blaze. the detwiler fire continues to rage..as firefighters throughout the region fight the blaze with air tankers, helicopers and other resources brought in not just from across the state.. but from adjoining states.capt john mancini/santa monica fire department:right now we are just kind of checking out the area really getting an idea of where the defendable place is going to be for us in the event that the wind shift and this fire pushes down on us. as you can see it's kind of lazy right now but the wind is expected to change.5000 people have been evacuated - many of which are in the mariposa area.. there were still some people left behind as of late
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this afternoon,there will still some residents left behind.it's a crazy thought. town has been here forever. coming down like that you worry about it getting close to town so it's scary.we've had other fires around that not this bad. if we get a fast wind change then things can be a lot different around here. officials say firefighters are moving through the burn zone inch by inch, acre by acre putting out hotspots to prevent spreading.they're working on steep terrai and moving their equipment through windy narrow roads.so they're asking people to please adhere to evacuation orders.kenichi haskett/cal fire spokesman: if we an issue an evacuation order, it's because there's a threat that a fire will come or is coming to your home. so it's paramount that people leave when we issue that when we do ready set go. we're in the go stage now. people should be set. if they haven't been evacuated to go, they should have their medications ready, they should have their personal belongings, their animals, their well-beings and their families all ready to go and have a plan of where they're going.(hermela aregawi) pg&e will also be here
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throughout the night working through the night to restore power in areas where it is safe to do so.there are 5000 people still without power. reporting in mariposa, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. (tiffany) in the east bay. the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed a father. police say the victm was pushing his baby in a ( james ) the deadly shooting happened this yesterday afternoon on willow avenue near meekland avenue in hayward. kron4's charles clifford spoke to authorities who say that child is now in protective custody. around 3 wednesday afternoon, alameda county sheriff's deputies responded to willow avenue in hayward on reports of shots fired. at the scene, they found one male suffering from gunshot wounds and next to him a 3 month old baby in a stroller. the man died at the
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scene, the baby was unharmed. the sheriff's office has also confirmed that the victim is the infant's father.wednesday afternoon investigators spent several hours interviewing witnesses, searching the area for evidence, and looking for surveillance video that might show the man's attackers. the sheriff's office also says this was probably not a random act. sotsgt. ray kelly says we are looking at this being a targeted shooting. the fact that someone is walking a child and someone thinks that's an opportune time to commit a crime like this concerns us. we will definitely be looking into was this a pre orchestrated gang activity or homicide.following the shooting, the child was taken into protective custody and wednesday evening the sheriff's office was still working on reuniting the child with the mother. (tiffany) police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man outside of an ice cream store in pittsburg. police say the shooting happened around 3 p-m yesterday in front of the baskin-robbins on century boulevard. officers found a 43-year-old man suffering
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from multiple gunshot wounds. the victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. police believe the victim may have known the shooter. the investigation is still ongoing. (james) coming up.. a major fire in the east bay causes about a million dollars in damages. what invesigators now beileve sparked the blaze.(tiffany) and... a former presidential candiate diagnosed with brian cancer. the latest on the diagnosis. ( james ) and a look at your forecast after the break. ,$8drw (james)( tiffany ) welcome
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back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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(james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid
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70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by no major hot spots. richmond
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. s . (tiffany) a big development this morning in (tiffany) a big
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development this morning in the massive fire that gutted several businesses in lafayette. fire investigators say it might have started with a cigarette. the fire erupted one week ago and within a matter of minutes the building was engulfed in flames. it housed the lafayette chamber of commerce as well as a popular italian restaurant. investigators say they know the fire started on the restaurant's patio. the flames caused over a million dollars in damage. no one was hurt in the fire. ( james ) in antioch... police are searching for the suspect behind a string of arsons near a church and school. no one was injured and no structures were damaged in the four small grass fires
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that broke out tuesday night. police say all of the fires were set in the same area near lone tree way. two fires started around 9:30 that night in seperate fields near park middle school on spartan way. when crews arrived they found two additional grass fires near 'antioch church on the rock on walton lane.. neighbors are on edge this morning. ( james ) all four fires were put out within 30 minutes and burned less than an acre. (tiffany) the woman accused of kidnapping a baby over the weekend near a san francisco park - will not face any charges. the reason, police say, is that the father was not telling the whole truth. it happened at
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colombia park in the south of market neighborhood on sunday. originally, police said the baby girl was taken from her father's car when he turned away to make a bottle. sources now tell kron four the father picked the woman up and left her with his baby in the car. and when he did not return she left with the child. the woman was found about an hour later on a muni bus with the baby in her arms. the incident remains under investigation. (tiffany) big news out of the nation's capitol this morning. arizona senator, and former presidential candidate john mccain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. the former vietnam prisoner-of-war is recovering this morning after doctors removed a blood clot above his eye.( james ) doctor sanjay gupta from our partners at cnn has more on the diagnosis.
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(tiffany) president trump tweeted this out after learning of senator mccain's diagnosis. he says melania and i send our thoughts and prayers to senator mccain, cindy, and their entire family. former president obama also had words for the arizona senator. he tweeted john mccain is an american hero & one of the bravest fighters i've ever known. cancer doesn't know what it's up against. give it hell, john.( james ) former president clinton tweeted: as he's shown his entire life, don't bet against john mccain. best wishes to him for a swift recovery. and arizona senator jeff flake sent out this tweet. just spoke to @senjohnmccain. tough diagnosis, but even tougher (tiffany) president trump
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has a made a statement of determination on the reversal of the nation's healthcare plan. the president is pushing republican senators to not give up on repealing and replacing obamacare. president trump is tyring to develop a new healthcare plan that will replace the affordable care act. now president trump says there will be consequences for those who choose to block the bill. (tiffany) republican senators say a vote on healthcare will take place next week. political experts say at this point the bill does not have enough votes to ( james ) now to giants news.. "the panda" is back with the giants. well sorta. according to reports pablo sandoval agreed to a minor league contract with teams triple-a sacramento affliliate yesterday afternoon. but the giants have yet to make an official statement
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and even sandoval has told a reporter that other teams are also interested and he'll make a decision friday. savdoval was released by the red sox after three unproductive and injury-filled years in boston. he signed a 5-year, 95-million-dollar deal them in 2014. the red sox still owe him 48.3-million. sandoval broke in with the giants and played with them from 2008 to 2014. winning three world series titles ( james ) as for the big league giants, they took on the indians looking for their first home series win in three weeks. take a look at this... a 100-year-old giants fan at the game. let's go to the bottom 8th with the indians up 4-3. that's when buster posey with two on and two outs and a full count drills a ball to deep left field and off the wall to knock in brandon crawford and conor gillaspie. 5-4 giants then in the bottom 9th with the giants up 5-4 still...
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sam dyson loded the bases but was able to get jose ramirez to fly out to right to end the game. dyson is now 5-for-5 in save opportunities in mark melancon's absence final: 5-4 giants and more good news giants fans. madison bumgarner makes his first home start since his return from that dirt bike injury today. (robin) coming up... the weekend is right around the corner and that means its almost new movie time. a look at some of the new films. (robin) and here's a live look outside... toll plaza i'm tracking your
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entertainment headlines
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today... three new trailers promoting three very different movies are making the rounds, including one for what's being called "the dullest movie ever made." rick damigella has the details in the hollywood minute. "we're going to take the fire head on and save our town." it's trailer season in hollywood. here's a first look at "only the brave," based on the true story of the granite mountain hot shots who died fighting an arizona wildfire four years ago. the film stars jeff bridges, josh brolin and miles teller and is directed by "tron legacy" helmer, joseph kosinski. "only the brave" lands in theaters october 20th."you may think that thing looks human. it stands on two legs, right?"the latest film from director guillermo del toro is "the shape of water." described as an "other-worldly fairytale," the movie follows a mute woman who works in a cold-war era government lab, where she meets and befriends an aquatic lifeform. "the shape of water" surfaces december 8th."in a world, of constant stress and information overload..."yes, really. this is a trailer for an eight-hour long movie, with no plot, dialogue or actors.
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"baa baa land" is an actual movie, with plans for a red carpet premiere and release in theaters. the movie was produced by meditation website calm-dot-com, and has been described by it's producer peter freedman as quote: "the dullest movie ever made. "baa baa land" will premiere in september. in hollywood (exagerated yawn) i'm rick damigella. (will) a preview of the o.j. simpson hearing next.( james ) a look at your forecast as well next. and here's a live look outside...san mateo
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(tiffany) our top story this morning... the world awaits to see what will happen today with o.j. simpson. he is scheduled to appear before a parole board in nevada on this morning in a hearing that will decide if he will be released from prison.( james ) simpson is 9 years into a 33 year sentence after being conficted of a 2007 kidnapping and armed robbery at a las vegas hotel. kron 4's will tran is live in carson city with more. will? (will)if thursday goes his way, simpson could get out of prison as early as october. the "juice" will appear before a four-person board for a pivotal parole hearing. simpson was famously acquitted
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of the 1995 murders of his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ron goldman. he has been serving out a 33-year sentence for for stealing sports memorabilia in las vegas. simpson says he was trying to reclaim stolen family heirlooms. he was convicted of kidnapping, armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. (tiffany) thanks will, we'll check
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in with you throughout the morning. (james)( tiffany ) welcome back. checking
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in on your morning forecast. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through
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friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(tiffany) now back to our top story of the morning... the decades long o-j simpson drama has been closely followed across the country but especially here in the bay area where o-j grew up and started carving out his legacy. ( james ) kron4's maureen kelly takes an in depth look at his local roots.
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(tiffany) (tiffany) (tiffany) and we will have
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continuing coverage of the parole hearing all morning long. kron four's will tran will be live from carson city starting at 5-am. and starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. and then once the hearing starts at 10-a-m, we will stream it live on kron-4-dot-com, facebook and our mobile app.
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(tiffany) officers were out in full force cracking down on traffic violaters on the peninsula.( james ) kron 4's stanely roberts shows
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us on this edition of people behaving badly. do you know why i pulled you over (probably because i had my phone in my hand) actually i didn't see that part what i observed was your speed the san mateo county saturation traffic enforcement program aka s.t.e.p turned its attention on the city of pacifica. looking for drivers behaving badly officers from all around the county including the california highway patrol focus on problem area in joint effort to reduce traffic related crashes one of the problems is sppeders . nats: ambiance this driver was caught on radar doing 49 in a posted 30 which also had signage to watch for bikes and construction ahead i'm riding with corporal asnault (as nalt) of the pacifica police department sound of officer exiting the car this driver
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claimed he wasn't aware his speed .this driver was caught at 47 on the same stretch of roadway .out of every thing the one thing he wanted to know if the corporal would show up for court if he fought the ticket yea i go to court they also look at stop signs runners which according to one resident is a huge problem you've been here how long oh
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5 6 years and how long have you seen this big problem, every ( tiffany ) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs
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today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't
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forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. no major hot spots. no delays on wb 580 at the tolls. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. a bruh fire in oakland eb 9820 at 11th, brush fire has the right lane closed
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(tiffany) in the north bay... the search for a missing boater in tomales bay has been called off. sheriff deputies say 70- year-old charles friend who goes by "tod" went missing tuesday afternoon. friend is an employee of the tomales bay oyster company. nearby boaters say they saw the boat friend was on going in circles in the water, but friend was no where to be found. search and rescue crews believe friend may have fallen off of the boat. ( james ) a brand new housing complex in oakland broke ground as another one right next to it is being torn down following a massive fire.
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the new complex is called the alexan webster. when completed - it will offer more than 200 units and parking. at the ground breaking ceremony, there were many smiles and applause. next to the new complex sits what remains of the alta waverly complex. you may recall it went up in flames nearly two weeks ago. oakland officials and the developer say they are confident that they have learned from the fire and plan to increase security at the new site. (tiffany) in san jose... the u-s postal service is offering a reward on information on suspects who robbed four mail trucks. postal service inspectors say robberis have occurred in san jose for the past two months. they say the robberies occurred while mail carriers were making house deliveries. all four cases are being investigated a conviction for mail theft carries the possibility of a 2-hundred and 50-thousand dollar fine. ( james ) in the east bay... investigators are
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questioning if someone started a fire in an empty condo in walnut creek on purpose. the fire started just after midnight on yganicio valley road at the ygnacio gardens condominiums. the contra costa county fire protection district says it had the fire under control within 20- minutes. investigators say the person on the lease of the condo that burned claimed to be in the process of moving out and that no one was inside when the fire started. five condos in total were damaged. crews are still investigating. ( james ) the search is on for a missing modesto school teacher. loved ones of the 33-year-old woman are speaking out about rumor's she may be involved in a cult. reporter madison mellow has the latest. childrens's drawings scattered in a merced field... one of the last signs that missing modesto kindergarten teacher jamie devenport-tull was here...it's almost too much to bare for her those closest to her(jim devenport, jamie├║s father)"now she's crashed her car and we don't know where she's at ... (breathes in deeply)... sorry."(stephanie)
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"...."jim devenport says his daughter left modesto on sunday -- no explanation... no reason given to her loved ones. at some point... she was in an accident... her damaged car was found a day later... just about a mile beyond this now damaged fence.(devenport)"she could be across the country at this point in time. that's why timing is so critical." according to the family - tull was on the phone with her husband on monday night... when she crashed... her husband sent a text to devenport to call 911... they haven't been to get through to her since.(devenport)"and they brought a helicopter out here, fire trucks, police all kinds of resources but they were about 30 minutes late." devenport says over the last two months tull had been manic... about six months ago she quit taking her bipolar medication(devenport)"jamie's a girl of strong faith but when your faith is challenged by mental illness it can get you not functioning like you'd like."why?the family claims tull had met a modesto pastor and his wife who told her pills would lead her to the devil.(devenport)"their whole position is that pills... any pills... no distinction that drugs are a pathway for demons to enter her body and her brain."her father says over
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the last two months her behavior was out of control. they had planned an intervention but tull went missing.all the family can do now is continue their search... (devenport)"jamie come home. we all want you home safe and sound." (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... beast mode gives back to his community. what he's buying in oakland. next. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... bay bridge
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (tiffany) big news out of oakland...
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marshawn lynch is buying the restaurant he used to go to as a kid growing up in oakland. he is purchasing scend's restaurant and bar. a soul food establishment that's been on the oakland- emeryville boarder since 1967 current owner cassie nickelson is turning 80 next month and will be retiring as she feels it's just the right time. she was going to close the restauant until lynch offered to buy it nickelson says she's comfortable with lynch and likes him so his decision to buy the establishment leaves it in trusted hands.
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(james) coming up... the parole hearing for o.j. simpson is set for later this morning. a look back at how we got to this day. and... the detwiler fire continues to burn. the battle to finally contain that blaze. also... the search is on for the man who killed a father the east bay. details ahead. ( will ) oj simpsons
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parole hearing is later this morning. i will have the details in a live report. ( lydia ) a series of car burglaries at bart stations. i will have the details in a live report.
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( mark ) and the search is on for the man who killed a father in the east bay. why police believe the man was targeted. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll
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enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. < the old saying do the crime do the timehe's done his timehe's done his time.>his time.>timehe's done done his the timehe's do the crime do < the old saying maze to sf. min from the maze to sf. < the old saying do the crime do the timehe's done his timehe's done his time.>( mark ) in just a few
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hours... o-j simpson will go before a parole board asking for early release. if it is granted he could be out of jail by october. ( darya ) that hearing is set for 10:00 this morning. kron 4's will tran is live in carson city, nevada with the details. will. ( will )oj simpson is up for parole. the san francisco football legend who went from fame to a nevada prison cell. we are now a matter of hours from seeing o.j. simpson in front of a parole board. he'll be arguing why nevada state parole commissioners should release him from prison. "the juice" has been behind bars on armed robbery charges for eight and a half years. he was sentenced to a maximum 33 years, minimum nine years for his role in an armed robbery case that happened in a las vegas hotel back in 2007 involving sports memorbilia. while many have their mind made up about
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simpson's crimes past and present the parole board has no idea what they are going to do.
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going to do they're going to listen to what mr simpson has to say if the victim is here they're going to listen to that they're going to review any reports from the prison any reports mr. simpson has if he is paroled.any disciplinary action that he has had.> ( darya ) and we will have continuing coverage of the parole hearing all morning long. hearing all the parole coverage of continuing have and we will ( darya ) and we will have
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continuing coverage of the parole hearing all morning long. starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. we will also have live reports from carson city until 10-am. and then once the hearing starts, we will stream it live on kron4-dot-com, facebook and our mobile app. ( mark ) new this morning... in the past 24 hours, there were eight car burglaries at five different bart stations across the bay area.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the south hayward bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )the crimes range from burglaries to car thefts.(map) two of the burglaries happened at this bart station in south hayward.the others happened including the oakland, at the coliseum station, the bay fair station and the rock ridge station. (oncam)the majority were auto burglaries where vehicles like this one were parked in the bart parking lot and their windows were smashed. but there was an
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auto theft and even a case where a catalytic converter was taken from a car.one man was pickpockets for his cell phone.the crimes come at a time of growing concern about crime at the transit system, bart is having a hard time recruiting and retaining enough police officers.we did talk to people taking the bart train this morning. we'll hear from them coming up in the next hour.reporting live in hayward, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( mark ) thanks lydia. check back with you through out ( darya ) police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man outside of a ice cream store in pittsburg. the shooting happened yesterday afternoon in front of the baskin-robbins on century boulevard. officers found a 43-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. the man died at the hospital. police say the victim may have known the shooter. ( darya ) the detwiler fire in mariposa county is burning out of control forcing thousands of people from their homes. tiffany mcelroy is at the breaking news desk with the details. tiffany.
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(tiffany) more than three thousand firefighters from across california are still battling the fire near the southern entrance to yosemite national park. right now the fire has burned 48- thousand acres and is seven-percent contained. it has destroyed 29 structures. it is not clear how many of those structures are homes. 15-hundred homes are still in danger. about five- thousand people have evacuated their homes, but some pepople have stayed behind.
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that destroyed several businesses in lafayette may have been started by a cigarette. that's according to fire investigators. the fire erupted one week ago and within a matter of minutes the building was engulfed in flames. it housed 9 businesses.. including the lafayette chamber of commerce as well as a popular italian restaurant. investigators say they know the fire started on the restaurant's patio. the blaze did over a million dollars in damage. no one was hurt in the fire. ( darya ) breaking overnight... u-s senator john mccain is diagnosed with brain cancer.( mark ) and this morning there is an outpouring of support for him and his family. john lawrence has reaction from capitol hill. senator john mccain is recovering at his home in arizona after being diagnosed with a form of brain cancer. this was discovered after the 80-year-old republican had surgery last week to have a blood clot removed.dr. sanjay gupta/cnn"i talked to the doctors they say he did very well from the operation, they feel they moved all of the tumor. he was sent home the
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next day." this isn't mccain's first experience with cancer. he had malignant melanomas removed in 1993, 2000 and 2002. doctors say mccain will need follow-up treatment.....and that the average survival rate for this cancer is about 14 months.dr. sanjay gupta/cnn "there are people who with treatment do survive longer about 10 percent of people will survive five years or longer. so you know, it's very tough to put numbers on this sort of thing."president trump issued a statement wednesday night saying: "senator john mccain has always been a fighter. melania and i send our thoughts and prayers to senator mccain, cindy, and their entire family. get well soon."staffers say mccain wants to get back to washington a-s-a-p.gloria borger/cnn political analyst "they say that he's been on the phone talking about 'what are we going to be doing on healthcare? what are we going to do next? how are we going to handle this or that?' and just don't forget that over the july 4th break he was in afghanistan."and family and friends say the maverick won't take this fight against cancer laying down.sen. lindsey graham/r-south carolina."god
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knows how this ends, not me. but i do know this, this disease has never had a more worthy opponent."i'm john lorinc reporting. ( mark ) new this morning... president trump says he regrets appointing attorney general jeff sessions. during an interview with the new york times... the president said he has had second thoughts about appointing sessions. the president is upset that sessions recused himself from the on-going russia investigation. here is a clip from that interview.
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attorney general says that sessions has no plan on resigning despite the president's comments. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... hear why porsecutors have decided not to charge a woman who was accused of kidnapping a baby in san francisco. and later... president trump has a new message on health care. what he is now demanding from republican senators. and after the break... we continue to follow our top story this morning... the parole hearing of o-j simpson. we have an in-depth look into how he has spent his time behind bars over the last 8 years.( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. . . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and
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warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am.
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sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then
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30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) more on our top story this morning... in just a matter of hours o-j simpson could learn if he will be granted parole and released for jail early.( mark ) simpson has been in jail for the last 8-and-a-half years. paul vercammen takes a look at simpson's life behind bars. northern nevada.lovelock medium security correctional center.oj simpson's home since late 2008 after his conviction
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for armed robbery and related charges in las vegas.from behind these walls a picture is emerging from insiders of simpson playing fantasy football here, coaching softball, and staying out of trouble. the prison reports no incidents involving simpson. brooke keast/ nevada department of corrections: "he's not one that is in the limelight that we all know about. that there's a lot of lawsuits or there's a lot of issues with. he is not on that list. we don't hear from him much."two former lovelock guards say simpson has not been affected by racist gang battles that can infect other nevada prisons.jeffrey felix/ former lovelock guard:"where blacks can't sit with mexicans. mexicans can' sit with whites. they can't intermingle with each other. by oj. being at lovelock, took away the politics."former lovelock officer jefferey felix wrote a short book about his relationship with simpson, called guarding the juice. felix and other sources told cnn simpson gets little perks. jeffrey felix/ former lovelock guard:"well what happened was usually oj simpson cuts in front of every line, everybody understands that its just the way of life at lovelock." insiders say "cutting"
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included the food or chow line and oj gained a lot of weight . but simpson's good friend, tom scotto, says nevada's most famous inmate went on a health kick and may have lost more than 50 pounds. prison officials said simpson bought a 13 inch tv like this one for his cell which inmates are allowed to do. but the ex football star never saw those two series that stirred up so much buzz, "the people versus oj simpson" and "oj simpson made in america."brooke keast/ nevada department of corrections:"we don't want to bring attention to one inmate over any other."former guards say they call simpson "bobblehead" at lovelock due to the size of his head. when simpson advocates here to the parole board they will find out if they will call him a free man.paul vercammen cnn lovelock nevada. ( darya ) that was paul vercammen reporting. and don't forget, we will continue our parole hearing coverage once we are off the air. we will stream the entire hearing live on kron4-dot-com, facebook, and our mobile app. ( mark ) a well-known bay
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area anti-fascist leader and teacher was arrested for a political brawl that happened last year. 47-year-old yvette felarca was arrested on charges of inciting and participating in a riot. she was also charged with assault. the charges stem from a brawl between white nationalist groups and counter- protestors that happened in sacramento. felarca was a teacher at martin luther king junior middle school in berkeley. she was placed on leave when video of the brawl surfaced on youtube. ( mark ) the woman accused of kidnapping a baby over the weekend near a san francisco park - will not face any charges. investigators say that the father may not have been telling the whole truth. this happened at colombia park in the south of market neighborhood on sunday.. originally, police said the baby girl was taken from her father's car when he turned away to make a bottle. sources now tell kron four the father picked the woman up... and left her with his baby in the car. and when he did not return... she left with the child. the woman was found about an hour later on a muni bus with the baby in her
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arms. the incident remains under investigation. ( darya ) president trump is pushing republican senators not to give up on repealing and replacing the affordable care act. the president met with the senators yesterday. he told them that doing nothing on health care is not an option. he urged the senators not to leave town for their august recess until they have reached an agreement on health care. and president trump says there will be consequences for those who choose to block the bill. ( darya ) republican senators say a vote on health care will take place next week. political experts say at this point the bill does not have enough votes to pass. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news...a major gang bust in the east bay. see why police are thrilled they got these men off the streets. and next... a family kicked off a jetblue flight. hear what the mother says happened that got her booted off. and here's a live look
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) this morning a
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family is demanding answers after they were kicked off of a jetblue flight in florida. they say the crew kicked them off the plane because of their upset baby. the woman in the video says her one-year-old daughter was agitated... and started kicking the seat in front of her. and that's when that passenger threatened to tie her daughters feet together. ( darya ) jet blue says the family
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was asked to leave not because of the baby's kicking - but instead because of physical threats and profanities against another customer. the baby's mother says that is not true. the family did get on a flight the next day. jetblue says it might ban the family for life and says the crew members did the right thing. ( will ) i am live in nevada where o-j simpson will go in front of a parole board. i will have the details in a live report.( tiffany ) and a father killed in the east bay and the shooter is still on the loose. why police think the man was targeted.( james ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing
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low 60s. this afternoon, no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) in less than 5 hours... o-j simpson will go before a parole board in nevada and ask for early release.( mark ) if his request is granted... he could be out of jail in just a few months. kron 4's will tran is live in carson city this morning with the details. will. ( will )oj simpson is up for parole. the san francisco football legend who went from fame to a nevada prison cell.
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we are now a matter of hours from seeing o.j. simpson in front of a parole board. he'll be arguing why nevada state parole commissioners should release him from prison. "the juice" has been behind bars on armed robbery charges for eight and a half years. he was sentenced to a maximum 33 years, minimum nine years for his role in an armed robbery case that happened in a las vegas hotel back in 2007 involving sports memorbilia. while many have their mind made up about simpson's crimes past and present the parole board has no idea what they are going to do.
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( darya ) and we will have continuing coverage of
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the parole hearing all morning long. starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. we will also have live reports from carson city until 10-am. and then once the hearing starts at 10-am, we will stream it live on kron4- dot-com, facebook and our mobile app.
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(mark) a father is shot and killed while pushing his baby in a stroller in the east bay. and this morning the gunman is still on the loose. kron four's tiffany mcelroy is at the breaking news desk with the details. (tiffany) the shooting happened in hayward yesterday afternoon. the father was walking with his baby on willow avenue near meekland avenue. that's when someone drove up and started shooting at the man. when officers arrived they found the man on the ground and his three-month-old baby in a stroller. the baby was not hurt in that shooting.. the sheriff's office is saying they don't believe this shooting was random.
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working to find the child's mother. back to you in the studio. ( darya ) in the north bay...the search for a missing boater in tomales bay has been called off. sheriff deputies say 70-year-old charles friend went missing tuesday afternoon. friend is an employee of the tomales bay oyster company. nearby boaters say they saw the boat friend was on going in circles in the water with friend no where to be found. search and rescue crews believe friend may have fallen off of the boat. ( mark ) the u-s postal service is offering a reward for information on thieves who robbed four mail trucks in san jose. postal service inspectors say the robberies happened over the past two months. inspectors say the robberies are taking place while mail carriers are making home deliveries. a conviction for mail theft carries the possibility of a 250-thousand dollar fine and jail time. ( mark ) in the east bay... police arrest several people believed to be members of a notorious street gang in richmond. after months of investigation... these five men and an un-named
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15 year old boy have been arrested. police say they are all tied to richmond's manor boys street gang. authorities say the men are responsible for murder... human trafficking and a variety of other felony crimes throughout the bay area. police are still looking for two other gang members... one of whom is wanted for murder. ( darya ) investigators are questioning if someone started a fire in an empty condo in walnut creek on purpose. the fire started late tuesday night at the ygnacio gardens condominiums. investigators say the person on the lease of the condo that burned claimed to be in the process of moving out and that no one was inside when the fire started. five condos were damaged in the fire. ( darya ) police are searching for thieves who robbed an east bay jewelry store. the robbery happened yesterday morning at ron's jewelry store in antioch. four crooks smashed display cases and stole merchandise. the robbers even peppered sprayed an employee. one employee was treated for minor injuries. the
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thieves have not been ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... we wcontinue to follow our top story... o-j simpson's parole hearing happening this morning. coming up we will take a look back at his controversial past. and after the break... marshawn lynch is getting into the restaurant business. see which bay area restaurant he and here's a
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bridge. ( robin ) no major hot spots. slow traffic on sb 680 from 242 in concord to 24 in walnut creek due to earlier road work. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) raiders running back marshawn lynch is buying a restaurant in oakland.( mark ) he says it is a restaurant that he used to go to as a kid. scend's restaurant ( darya ) raiders running back marshawn lynch is buying a restaurant in oakland.( mark ) he says it is a restaurant that he used to go to as a kid. scend's restaurant and bar is a soul food establishment has been on the oakland-emeryville boarder since 1967.( darya ) current owner cassie nickelson is turning 80 next month and will be retiring. she was going to close the restaurant until lynch offered to buy it. ( mark ) nickelson says she is comfortable with lynch and says his decision to buy the restaurant was a good one. ( mark ) coming up see which bay area city is the latest to ban certain tobacco products. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the
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north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air
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and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download apple and android devices.
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( mark ) more on our top story this morning... in just over 4 hours... a parole board in nevada will decide the fate of o-j simpson.( darya ) the former football star has spent the last eight and a half years behind bars after being convicted of armed robbery.( mark ) kron 4's jr stone takes a look back at o-j's controversial past. the twelfth of june, 1994: two bodies at a bloody murder scene in an upscale los angeles neighborhood. "ron and nicole were butchered."prime suspect o=j simpson disappears "the los angeles police department is actively searching for mr. simpson.""highway patrol" "yeah, umm, i think i saw oj simpson on the 5 freeway. he's heading north.a low speed chase in the white bronco followed by the trial of the century.... if it doesnt fit you must acquitoctober third,
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1995; the stunning verdict"oj simpson not guilty of the crime of murder"simpson's murder trial was over but his legal problems were just beginning.in 1997, a civil court jury ordered simpson to pay more than 33=million dollars to ron goldman's family.he was evicted from his los angeles mansion, and hit with a one and a half million tax bill from the state of california .simpson moved to florida ,,, in 2001 he was arrested for yanking the glasses off another motorist during a traffic dispute. directv sued him for pirating broadcast signals.then ten years ago, he made his fateful trip to las vegas.the state of nevada versus orenthal james simpsonoj found himself back in prison blues, charged with kidnapping, assaulting and robbing a pair of sports
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memorabilia collectors at this hotel."they came in quick, they came in fast, q: and oj was there? and the last person coming in was oj yelling."the juice, secretly recorded by one of his victims. "i wasn't there to hurt anybody. i just wanted my personal things, and i realized it was stupid of me the jury deliberated for just 13 hours."count one, guilty count two, guilty"guilty - on all counts - including kidnapping and armed robbery nats: "count twelve, guilty" the verdict was delivered 13 years to the day after simpson's acquittal in the l=a trial ... and welcomed by many who believed he had literally gotten away with murder "justice for nicole!"the judge threw the book at spmpson: 33 years, with no parole until at least 2017.two years later, simpson was grayer, heavier and showing his 65 years, as he asked for a new trial.for the first time he took the stand in his defense, blaming his lawyer."the overall advice
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he gave me was, "you have a right to get your stuff." he gave me an example that if you were walking down the street and you saw your laptop with your name on it in a car, you can use the force to break the window of the car to get the laptop.in 2010, the nevada supreme court upheld simpson''s conviction, calling his claims "without merit." ( mark ) and we will have continuing coverage of today's parole hearing all morning long. starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. we will also have live reports from carson city until 10-am. and then once the hearing starts at 10-am, we will stream it live on kron4- dot-com, facebook and our mobile app. ( darya ) oakland has
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become the latest california city to ban the sale of flavored tobacco. the city council voted unanimouysly to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored blunt wraps. the law will take effect next year. the vote comes just a month after san francisco approved a similar ban. opponents of the law argue that it hurts small business owners and limits freedom of choice. supporters of the ban say diseases related to smoking account for the majority of deaths in oakland. ( darya ) bart is testing it's new "fleet of the future" this week. the trains will be running during normal commute hours... but only bart workers will be onboard. some of them may even stop at stations and the doors could open. bart is taking precautions to make sure passengers don't board them by mistake. once testing is complete... bart plans to put the trains into service full-time. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... hear the secret of life. after the break the reason one
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man says he has been able to live to be 106 years old.
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( robin ) ( darya ) the trick to living a long life could be gardening. vern isenhower is 106-years-old and he says part of the reason he has lived so long his because he continues to garden. he lives in kansas. and he says he has been gardening since he was 18-years-old and just recently stopped selling
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his produce. he says he has had to shrink his garden in recent years. he was planting 200 tomato plants but now he only plants 60. he says the key to a long life is to keep moving. he says he plans on keeping his garden going next year too. ( mark ) and take a look at this... a zoo in kansas city is taking extra steps to keep their chimps cool during the summer. missouri is in the middle of a heat wave so zookeepers are giving the chimps popsicles. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... we continue to follow our top story this morning.
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a parole board could decide to release o-j simpson. we are live in nevada with a preview of today's hearing. and nearly a dozen car burglaries at bay area bart stations. we will show you where they happened coming up in a live report. and breaking news from overnight. senator john mccain diagnosed with brain cancer. we have the latest reaction from capitol hill. (male announcer) are you ready to take the scenic route?
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parole hearing is later this morning. i will have the details in a live report.
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( lydia ) a series of car burglaries at bart stations. i will have the details in a live report. ( tiffany @ flash ) a massive wildfire is still burning out of control in mariposa county...near yosemite. i'll have more on the overnight efforts to try and gain an upper hand on the fire. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. let's start with a check of the roads with robin winston? robin? no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. low traffic on sb 680 from 242 to 24 in
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walnut creek. (james) a deeper marine layer this
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morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download apple and android devices. ( mark ) in just a few hours... o-j simpson will plead his case before a parole board asking for early release. if it is granted he could be out of jail on october first.( darya ) that hearing is set for 10:00 this morning. kron 4's will tran is live in carson city, nevada with the details. will. ( will )
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( darya ) and we will have continuing coverage of the parole hearing all morning long. starting in the
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7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. we will also have live reports from carson city until 10-am. and then once the hearing starts at 10-am, we will stream it live on kron4- dot-com, facebook and our mobile app. ( mark ) new this morning... a warning before you park your car at bart this morning. in the past 24 hours, there have been several car burglaries at stations across the bay area.( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the south hayward bart station with the details. lydia. ( lydia )the burglaries were just some of the crimes reported in the last 24-hours. two of the burglaries happened at this bart station in south hayward.(vo)the other crimes happened in bart stations including oakland, at the coliseum station, the bay fair station and the rock ridge station. the majority were auto burglaries where vehicles were parked in the bart parking lot and their windows were smashed. but there was an auto theft and even a case where a catalytic
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converter was taken from a car. one man was pickpockets for his cell phone.we spoke to a woman who left her car at a bart station because she's taking a flight...she told us the recent crimes worry her. . ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) the detwiler fire in mariposa county is burning out of control forcing thousands of people from their homes. tiffany mcelroy is at the breaking news desk with the details. tiffany.
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(tiffany) more than three thousand firefighters from across california have been called in to battle the massive fire near the southern entrance to yosemite national park. right now 48-thousand acres have burned and the fire is seven-percent contained. it has destroyed 29 structures. it is not clear how many of those structures are homes. but we do know that 15- hundred houses are still in danger. about five- thousand people have evacuated, but some pepople have chosen to stay behind.
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( mark ) the large fire that destroyed several businesses in lafayette may have been started by a cigarette. that's according to fire investigators. the fire erupted one week ago and within a matter of minutes the building was engulfed in flames. it housed 9 businesses.. including the lafayette chamber of commerce as well as the popular italian restaurant, la finestra investigators say they know the fire started on the restaurant's patio. the blaze did over a million dollars in damage. no one was hurt in the fire. ( darya ) police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man outside of a ice cream store in pittsburg. the shooting happened yesterday afternoon in front of the baskin-robbins on century boulevard. officers found a 43-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. the man died at the hospital. police say the victim may have known the shooter. ( darya ) breaking overnight... u-s senator john mccain is diagnosed with brain cancer.( mark ) and this morning there is an outpouring of support for him and his family. john lawrence has reaction from
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senator john mccain is recovering at his home in arizona after being diagnosed with a form of brain cancer. this was discovered after the 80-year-old republican had surgery last week to have a blood clot removed.dr. sanjay gupta/cnn"i talked to the doctors they say he did very well from the operation, they feel they moved all of the tumor. he was sent home the next day." this isn't mccain's first experience with cancer. he had malignant melanomas removed in 1993, 2000 and 2002. doctors say mccain will need follow-up treatment.....and that the average survival rate for this cancer is about 14 months.dr. sanjay gupta/cnn "there are people who with treatment do survive longer about 10 percent of people will survive five years or longer. so you know, it's very tough to put numbers on this sort of thing."president trump issued a statement wednesday night saying: "senator john mccain has always been a fighter. melania and i send our thoughts and prayers to senator mccain, cindy, and their entire family. get well soon."staffers say mccain
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wants to get back to washington a-s-a-p.gloria borger/cnn political analyst "they say that he's been on the phone talking about 'what are we going to be doing on healthcare? what are we going to do next? how are we going to handle this or that?' and just don't forget that over the july 4th break he was in afghanistan."and family and friends say the maverick won't take this fight against cancer laying down.sen. lindsey graham/r-south carolina."god knows how this ends, not me. but i do know this, this disease has never had a more worthy opponent."i'm john lorinc reporting. ( mark ) coming up... we are hearing from one of the survivors of a flash flood that killed at least nine members of a single family. we'll show you how the eight-year-old boy was rescued. and... we continue to follow our top story this morning... the parole hearing of o-j simpson. we'll show you the events leading up the hearing after the break.( robin ) i'm tracking your morning commute... .
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get a check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and
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traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices. ( mark ) we are just a few hours away from o-j simpon's parole hearing. he could be released from prison if four members of the parole board give the okay.( darya ) patrick walker reports on the events leading up to his
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hearing. judge jackie glass: "i said to mr. simpson, i didn't know if he was arrogant or ignorant or both. and during the trial, and through this preceding, i got the answer, and it was both." with that statement... judge jackie glass sentenced orenthal james simpson to 9-33 years in prison for his role in a 2007 memoriabilia heist at palace station casino in las vegas. simpson became inmate number 1027820 in the nevada department of corrections system.but if he's granted parole... then what?former clark county district attorney david roger... who prosecuted the case in 2008... thinks o.j. will keep his head down. david roger/former clark county da: "i can't imagine him doing another robbery at age 70. i suspect that he'll be on parole for a period of time and if he messes up, then he'll go back to prison." but simpson's florida home sold at a foreclosure auction in 2014.
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and any money the 70 year old might make... would go to the goldman and brown families as part of paying down the $33.5 million wrongful death civil judgment against simpson -- stemming from the 1994 slayings of nicole brown simpson and ronald goldman.it was while simpson was in jail for the criminal trial -- in which he was acquitted in the killings -- that memoriabilia dealer bruce fromong said he became fast friends with o-j. bruce fromong/robbery victim: "during the 17 months, well, i guess it was 16 or 17 months, we did $3 million worth of business "fromong was the victim during the 2007 palace station heist.but he has repeatedly said he wants to continue his relationship with the juice... whenever simpson leaves prison.bruce fromong/robbery victim: "if he called me up and said bruce, i'm getting out tomorrow and i need a ride, i'll be there." ( darya ) that was patrick walker reporting... and don't forget, we will continue our parole hearing coverage once we are off the air. we will stream the entire hearing live at 10-am on kron4-dot-com, facebook, and our mobile app. ( mark ) a well-known bay area anti-fascist leader and
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teacher was arrested for a political brawl that happened last year. 47-year-old yvette felarca was arrested on charges of inciting and participating in a riot. she was also charged with assault. the charges stem from a brawl between white nationalist groups and counter- protestors that happened in sacramento. felarca was a teacher at martin luther king junior middle school in berkeley. she was placed on leave when video of the brawl surfaced on youtube. ( mark ) the woman accused of kidnapping a baby over the weekend near a san francisco park - will not face any charges. investigators say that the father may not have been telling the whole truth. this happened at colombia park in the south of market neighborhood on sunday.. originally, police said the baby girl was taken from her father's car when he turned away to make a bottle. sources now tell kron four the father picked the woman up... and left her with his baby in the car. and when he did not return... she left with the child. the woman was found about an hour later on a muni bus with the baby in her arms. the incident remains under investigation.
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( darya ) the parents of a toddler who was shot and killed by her 6-year-old brother have been sentenced. the shooting happened in toledo, ohio back in december. the little girl was shot in the head when her brother was playing with their father's gun, accidentally pulling the trigger. the parents have been charged with negligent homicide for not properly securing the gun. they were sentenced to two years probation and 100-hours of community service. ( darya ) we are hearing from one of the survivors of a deadly flash-flood in arizona that killed at least nine people. a family was celebrating a birthday at a swimming hole when the flood hit over the weekend. the woman celebrating her birthday along with her three young children, mother and other relatives were killed. a body was found yesterday, and authorities believe it is her husband who has been missing since the incident. an eight-year-old boy who was with his relatives says a good samaritan pulled him to safety when the flood hit.
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( darya ) the boy walked away with just minor injuries. his mom plans to take him to meet up with the rescuer next week. ( mark ) coming up... police are looking for thieves who robbed from an east bay jewelry store. we'll show you where it happened. and... a multi grammy award winning artist is performing tonight in the south bay. hear the scam police are warning people about, after the break. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( darya ) happening today... bruno mars will hold a concert in san jose but police are warning people about ticket scammers. earlier this week in sacramento a man says he bought 4 tickets on craigslist for 700-dollars. he said he met the seller in person and the sale went smoothly but when he and his family got to the concert the tickets were fake. instead of heading
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home...the family decided to stay and pay more than 12- hundred dollars for real tickets. police say that's a risk people take when they buy tickets online. police encourage fans to buy tickets directly from the stadium box office. ( mark ) if you are flying back to the u-s from either mexico or canada, you are going to want to get to the airport early... travelers flying to the u-s from nearly 300 international airports can expect to see enhanced security, and that includes mexico and canada. passengers may be asked to present larger electronic devices for inspection and prove they can be powered on. mexico's aviation authority says passengers on flights bound for the u-s should arrive at the airport three hours early. ( tiffany @ flash ) coming up... a father shot and killed in the east bay and the shooter is still on the loose. hear what the man was doing when he was gunned down. ( will ) i am live in nevada where o-j simpson will go in front of a parole board. i will have the details in a live report. ( james ) your bay
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some scrambled eggs and pancakes. lilly: we got a craving! go, go, go!! crashing cravings in the crave van! jack's gonna crash your crave! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. handballer 2: $2.99? how 'bout we play you for it. handballers: oooooooh. jack vo: you crave it, we serve it. try my $2.99 jumbo breakfast platter. crave van! (darya) lets start the
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half hour with a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. slow traffic on wb 92 from industrial to the high rise. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. (james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4 app. download it for free for apple and android devices.
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( mark ) in just a few hours....o-j simpson will go before a parole board in nevada and ask for early release.( darya ) if his request is granted... he could be out of jail in just a few months. kron 4's will tran is live in carson city this morning with the details. will. ( will )oj simpson is up for parole. the san francisco football legend who went from fame to a nevada prison cell. we are now a matter of hours from seeing o.j. simpson in front of a parole board. he'll be arguing why nevada state parole commissioners should release him from prison. "the juice" has been behind bars on armed robbery charges for eight and a half years. he was sentenced to a maximum 33 years, minimum nine years for his role in an armed robbery case that happened in a las vegas hotel back in 2007 involving sports
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memorbilia. while many have their mind made up about simpson's crimes past and present the parole board has no idea what they are going to do.
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( darya ) and we will have continuing coverage of
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the parole hearing all morning long. starting in the 7-am hour we will have a legal expert on set to walk us through what we can expect in the hearing today. we will also have live reports from carson city until 10-am.
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and then once the hearing starts at 10-am, we will stream it live on kron4- dot-com, facebook and our mobile app. (mark) a father is shot and killed while pushing his baby in a stroller in the east bay. and this morning the gunman is still on the loose. kron four's tiffany mcelroy is at the breaking news desk with the details. (tiffany) the shooting happened in hayward yesterday afternoon. the father was walking with his baby on willow avenue near meekland avenue. that's when someone drove up and started shooting at the man. when officers arrived they said they found the man on the ground and his three-month-old baby unharmed in a stroller. the sheriff's office is saying they don't believe this shooting was random.
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taken into protective custody. and as of last night, police were working to find the child's mother. back to you in the studio. ( darya ) the u-s postal service is offering a reward for information on thieves who robbed four mail trucks in san jose. postal service inspectors say the robberies happened over the past two months. inspectors say the robberies are taking place while mail carriers are making home deliveries. a conviction for mail theft carries the possibility of a 250-thousand dollar fine and jail time. ( darya ) in the east bay... police arrest several people believed to be members of a notorious street gang in richmond. after months of investigation... these five men and an un-named 15 year old boy have been arrested. police say they are all tied to richmond's manor boys street gang. authorities say the men are responsible for murder... human trafficking and a
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variety of other felony crimes throughout the bay area. police are still looking for two other gang members... one of whom is wanted for murder. ( mark ) in the north bay...the search for a missing boater in tomales bay has been called off. sheriff deputies say 70-year-old charles friend went missing tuesday afternoon. friend is the owner of the tomales bay oyster company. nearby boaters say they saw the boat friend was on going in circles in the water with friend no where to be found. search and rescue crews believe friend may have fallen off of ( mark ) police are searching for thieves who robbed an east bay jewelry store. the robbery happened yesterday morning at ron's jewelry store in antioch. four crooks smashed display cases and stole merchandise. the robbers even peppered sprayed an employee. one employee was treated for minor injuries. the thieves have not been caught. ( darya ) coming up... a family kicked off a jetblue flight. hear what the mother says happened that got
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her booted off. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. and south bay drive time are picking up in the south bay. ( darya ) a family is demanding answers after they were kicked off of a jetblue flight in florida. they say the crew kicked them off the plane because of their upset baby. the woman in the video says her one-year-old daughter was agitated... and started kicking the seat in front of her. and that's when that passenger threatened to tie her daughters feet together.
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point just back around goes back to the gate and security from jet blue gets onto the flight... and tells me and my family and i to grab our things and get off the plane." mandy ifrah/mom kicked off flight: "it was just embarrassing. it was um... it was horrible."nats of mandy ifrah: "you had no reason! - you had no reason to kick off a baby who's starving!">( darya ) jet blue says the family was asked to leave not because of the baby's kicking - but instead because of physical threats and profanities against another customer. the baby's mother says that is not true. the family did get on a flight the next day. jetblue says it might ban the family for life and says the crew members did the right thing. ( darya ) coming up... we continue to follow our top story... o-j simpson's parole hearing happening this morning. after the break, we'll look at simpson's ties to the bay area.
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back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. slow traffic on wb 92 from industrial to the high rise. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less
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then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james)a deeper marine layer this morning means cooler air and clouds are reaching farther into the valleys. the north bay is seeing low 50s while the east bay is seeing low 60s. this afternoon, we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs today will reach the upper 80s for the inland valleys, mid 70s closer to the bay, and low 60s at the coast. not much change expected through friday, but temperatures will likely jump this weekend. inland highs are set to rise 10 degrees to the upper 90s on saturday. mild cooling is expected next week as those upper 90s drop back down to the 80s by monday. sunrise in san francisco is at 6:04 am. sunset is at 8:28 pm. don't forget you can always get the latest weather updates and traffic alerts with the kron4
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app. download it for free for apple and android devices. ( mark ) we are just a few hours away from o-j simpon's parole hearing. if his early release is granted he
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could be out of jail on october first.( darya ) kron4's maureen kelly takes an in depth look at his bay area roots.
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( darya ) and don't forget, we will continue our parole hearing coverage once we are off the air. we will stream the entire hearing starting at 10-am live on kron4-dot-com, facebook, and our mobile app. ( mark ) coming up.... our coverage of the o-j simpson parole hearing continues.... in kron four
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news at seven we'll show you when simpson sat down to talk with kron four's gary radnitch. that is up ahead. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. right now at kohl's
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is hitting parts of northern california... the oroville dam spillway crisis has left behind gold nuggets in the yuba and feather rivers. construction workers at the spillway and amateur gold- seekers are finding gold flakes and nuggets in the rivers. when the spillway failed back in february, new channels were cut in the ground, taking soil off the bedrock. the owner of a yuba city coin dealership says its exciting to see the uptike in people bringing in gold nuggets to cash in. ( mark ) the owner says on
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average, people walk out with anywhere from 40 to 300 dollars in a trip. ( darya ) raiders running back marshawn lynch is buying a restaurant in oakland. he says it is a restaurant that he used to go to as a kid. "scends restaurant and bar" is a soul food establishment has been on the oakland-emeryville boarder since 1967. current owner cassie nickelson is turning 80 next month and will be retiring. she was going to close the restaurant until lynch offered to buy it. nickelson says she is comfortable with lynch and says his decision to buy the restaurant was a good one. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... we continue to follow our top story this morning. a parole board could decide to release o-j simpson. we are live in nevada with a preview of today's hearing. plus, we'll talk with a legal expert about the possibility of simpson being granted parole. ( will ) oj simpsons
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parole hearing is later this morning. i will have the details in a live report.
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( lydia ) a series of car burglaries at bart stations. i will have the details in a live report. ( tiffany @ flash ) a massive wildfire is still burning out of control near yosemite in mariposa county... i'll have more on the overnight efforts to try and get the fire under control. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)a deeper marine layer this morning

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