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tonight - more than 12-point-5 million are without power in florida alone. (grant) irm'a eye has finally left florida and exited the state as a weak tropical strom - with 50 mile per hour wind speeds. rescue efforts are currently underway for those who stayed to wait out the storm. and for those looking to return to there homes in florida... can't get home due to flooded streets and bridges. the miami international airport remains closed today - but hopes to tomorrow. the cost of hurricane irma has yet to be one estimate already showing it will top hurricane katrina... kristen holmes is standing by live in naples, florida... where people there are now starting to clean up after irma. as florida assesses the extensive damage from irma... residents are still facing a
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two-front threat. first, the storm surge remaining a major issue for parts of the state. jacksonville faced severe flooding as the city was pounded with unforgiving rain and wind. officials warning residents that even as the storm clears... dangerous conditions remain. lenny curry/jacksonville mayor: "we had mandatory evacuations in a, b, low-lying areas. mobile homes, manufacturing homes. recent data shows even more significant surge, which results in more flooding."and millions of residents throughout the state are still without power, including a large portion of miami.gov. rick scott/florida: "just because the storm passes, it's not safe. we have power lines down, we have debris all over the state. we're going to rescue everybody, we're going to try to get everybody back to normal as soon as possible, but everybody's gotta be patient."further south in the keys, officials say the priority now is supporting the
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residents who did not evacuate. as the storm slowly moves out of florida... georgia, alabama and the carolinas are already feeling irma's impactvoice of mayor john tecklenburg/charleston, south carolina: "the battery was breached, and many of our low-lying areas are experiencing flooding right now."tropical storm warnings and the potential for flash flooding over the next 24 hours have residents and officials on edge... as irma continues to wreak havoc throughout the south eastin naples, florida, i'm kristen holmes. (grant) tropical storm irma is still making it's way through the u-s. (vicki) let's bring in meteorlogist lawrence karnow - with more on the storm's path. lawrence? lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains
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continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. by tomorrow. tropical storm longer a tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. (vicki) florida police
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have arrested several people accused of looting stores and homes left empty during hurricane irma. nine people were arrested for allegedly stealing footwear and other items from a pawn shop... and sporting goods store in fort lauderdale. a news crew was able to capture the thieves on video - which helped police identify the suspects. and earlier that day - two men were arrested for allegedly ransacking six houses. as of today - police in fort lauderdale have arrested a total of 19 people for burglarizing businesses and residences during the storm. several arrests were also made in miami - as a group of suspected looters stole from a miami foot locker. our coverage of tropical storm irma continues online at kron four dot com. there you can find ways to help those who lost everthing during the storm. also - make sure you have the kron4 mobile app - and be the first to know about breaking news when it happens. (grant) video showing a u-c berkeley police officer confiscating a food vendor's money for selling hot dogs on a sidewalk without a permit -
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has sparked a public outrage. bystander: "people can drink during the football game but a hard working man selling hotdogs gets his money taken away and a ticket. officer: "he doesn't have a permit" bystander: "wow."(grant) this is video of the incident that happened on saturday - during a cal football game. in it - you can hear a bystander questioning the officer's decision to confiscate sixty dollars in cash. the officer says the vendor was operating without a permit. after the video was posted on social media... it went viral. an online fundraising compaign for the vendor was created and has raised more than 36-thousand dollars. a u-c police sergeant - says the officer took 60-dollars that the vendor was suspected of having earned áillegally... and booked the money into evidence. (vicki) in the east bay,
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the hunt is on for an arsonist and possibly more than one person. this after a string of fires since sunday - including a fire at a local church. kron four's terisa estacio is live in antioch - with more on what investigators are trying to zero in on. terisa estacio live, antioch the damge caused by this fire is in the back of this church - you can see right over there - it ran up and consumed a section and raced into the roof. contractors were here today trying to shore up the building. the pastor has said he is in shock about why someone would do this investigators say this suspicious fire is just one of 8 since sunday. (estacio reporting) pastor x says he can't understand why anyone would set fire to his church. pastor. and this fire - is just one of 8 since sunday in antioch - and that has fire investigators extremely concerned. robert marshall. it is hot and even with this changing wind, it could be a recipe for disaster. marshall. they were generally right here in the center of antioch. robert marshall - the fire marshall with the contra costa fire protection district says the fires including this one
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off of sommerset place behind a home were purposely set. investigators are now zeroing in evidence to try and find the person or persons responsible. marshall. it is hard, because there doesn't seem to be a pattern right now. fortunately, no one has been hurt. and most of the fires small, with fire fighters able to get them out quickly. this fire took place off of bigelow by a school.marshall. arsonist have all different kinds of reasons for doing what they do. (estacio live)
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(grant) california is taking action -- against president trump's plan to end the "daca" program. the obama-era program protected young undocumented immigrants brought to the u-s as children from being deported-- and allowed them to work and or go to school.(grant) today california's attorney general announed he's suing the trump administration. several
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other states are also taking legal action.(vicki) but are they likely to be successful in court? and what other options are on the table? alexandra limon has the story from washington. trt 1:35the trump administration continues to get pushback to the idea of doing away with the deferred action for childhood arrivals xavier becerra / california attorney general :09-:13the great state of california will be filing a lawsuit today against the trump administration. last week 15 states and dc filed a joint lawsuit saying the president's decision to rescind daca was the culmination of his efforts to punish and disparage pepole with mexican rootsthe suit also claims ending daca will hurt businesses, schools and state economies.robert law / federation for american imigration reofrm :32-43so the lawsuits by california and about 15 other states is really political posturing at an extreme level in an effort to show that they are the most anti-trump politicians. alexandra limon/ @alexlimonnews :44-:54it's unclear whether the lawsuits would be successful because just like president obama had
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the power to issue an executive order to implement daca president trump has the same power to do away with it. robert law / federation for american imigration reofrmthe phase out of daca over the next two years which is the way the trump administration is choosing to handle this is incredibly responsible. so they have two years to get their affairs in order and return to their home country. but the opposition to eliminating daca and isn't just coming from democrats john mccain/ senator (az-r) (state of the union sunday)it is not conscionable to tell young people who came here as children that they have to go back to a country that they don't know.in washington some lawmakers say they're hopeful congress will come to an agreement to protect dreamers. rep. jackie speier / ca 14th (d)when push come to shove, when the congress is up against the wall. we will find a way to protect his population.in washington alexandra limon (grant) ceremonies are being held across the country... (grant) to commemorate the anniversary of the 9-eleven terror attacks. still ahead - we'll show you how the bay area is honoring the thousands of people who died 16-years ago today. (vicki) plus - after
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battering florida -- tropical storm irma is causing more problems. millions of people are without power - and there is the threat of potentially deadly storm surge. an update coming up at 5:30.(grant) but first - berkeley police wants to arm its officers with pepper spray. reaction to the city's new proposal - next.
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berkeley's police chief wants to change the city's
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policy on police use of pepper spray during violent protests. (grant) this comes after several clashes between groups this year and another ápossible angry confrontation coming up this week. kron4's maureen kelly has more on what's behind this proposal. here are scenes from the most recent clash in august when nationalists tried to hold an anti marxist rally.which drew hundreds of black masked counter protestors. police say they trucked in shields and weapons, ignited smoke bombs and attacked some in the crowd.in april.there had been more brawling.and bloodshedpolice say the masked extermists used chemical sprays, sticks bats, bike locks and more sheilds against their opponentsand police.the berkeley police chief used examples from those violent clashes and others to recommend in this report that the city cross out it's two decade ban on police using pepper spray for crowd control. the chief saying using pepper spray would allow
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them to directly target on specific attackers. they are allowed to use tear gas, but that can also impact peaceful demonstrators. the chief is also asking to add language to the non lethal policy forbidding the use of pepper spray to disperse peaceful demonstrators using passive resistance. such as what happened during the 2011 incident at an occupy protest at uc davis.the request comes right before a planned speech thursday by right wing talk show host ben shapiro. police both on and off campus are gearing in case that event draws more violence. a member of refuse facism.org, which is planning a non violent speak out event in sproal plaza that evening says it's shameful that berkeley wants to further clamp down on protestors.we need much more resistance to facism we have a facist regime in the white house, we have facists rallying from charlottesville to berkeley and we have facist intelectuals targeting this campus. it is absolutely right to stand up and say no to all of that.the berkeley city council is going to hold a special meeting on whether or not to allow the police to change their pepper spray policy. that meeting is to be held at 3pm on tuesday.maureen kelly kron4 news
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(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a
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possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and warmer weather is expected for the weekend.
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president trump:"all of them love this country and pledge their very lives to protect. that september morning each of those brave americans died as they had lived ... as heroes, doing their duty and protecting us and our country." (grant) president trump led september 11th remembrances for the first time... 16 years after then-president george w bush told the nation of the terrorist attacks. the u-s is again honoring the nearly 3-thousand people who lost their lives in the coordinated attacks... on the world trade center towers in new york, the pentagon in washington, d-c... and the plane that went down in a pennsylvania field. (grant) several events took place today here in the bay area - remebering those who died that tragic day. (vicki) kron four's will tran reports now from fire station 7 in san francisco where they are holding a ceremony to honor the first responders who died. (firefighters reading names) the names of 343 first
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responders who were killed on 9-11 were read out loud. (firefighters reading names again)these san francisco firefighters from station 7 never met them... but when you're a firefighter... they consider themselves one big family.(asst. chief tom siragusa/san francisco fire dept-we live togehter. we go into buildings together when others are leaving together. we rely on each other. we have to trust each other with everything)some of the firefighters started tearing up... as they read the names. assistant chief siragusa was one of them who got emotional (asst. chief tom siragusa/sffd-this morning for some reason i could remember everything about that morning, where i was, what i was doing. and it's been a very emotional weekend at the fire house. a very popular battalion chief suffered a medical emergency and passed away yesterday morning, so yeah, it's kind of overwhelming)the flag was slowly raised and then lowered to half staff and will remain that way all day to honor the victims of 911siragusa says this annual ceremony serves to remind the young firefighters... some just graduated on friday... the all for one... and one for all
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approach firefighters have for each other(asst chief siragusa-we are all connected it's like a dna connection)in san francisco will tran kron 4 news (vicki) in union city... dozens gathered at (vicki) in union city... dozens gathered at the flight 93 memorial to honor the people onboard the plane that went down in shanksville, pennsylvania. union city was the first city in the united states to create a memorial specifically for the heroes of flight 93. the plane was originally headed to s-f-o... but terrorists hijacked the plane and rerouted it to washington d-c. the people onboard had
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learned about the attacks on the twin tower from phone calls from family and friends. that's when several people decided to take back control of the plane. 40 passengers and crew were killed when flight 93 crashed in a field outside shanksville, pennsylvania. "in union city for the last 16 years, every september 11th at 10 o'clock in the morning we come together and at 10:03 we have a moment of silence because that we the time the plane crashed into the ground and everybody's life was lost." the name of the 40 people who died that day were ready during the ceremony. the memorial ended at the circle of hope where hand-painted tiles from local children represent a more hopeful future. (grant) coming up, an overnight storm knocks out power to hundreds of people in the south bay. a look at what happened. (vicki) and next - after being closed to the public for decades... an iconic mountain that over looks the south bay - will soon open. we'll tell you
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when - next in a live report.
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(vicki) a spectacular part of the south bay landscape until recently known only to indigenous people and the military is about to become open to the general public. (grant) mt. umunhum, one of the highest peaks in the bay area, is now part of the sierra azul open space preserve and it is just 45 minutes from downtown san jose. kron four's rob fladeboe got a sneak preview of the mountain and he joins us now with a live report. rob? (rob live) we're talking about what from here in the almaden valley looks like a square box up there on top of the mountain. (rob goes behind camera to zoom in) it's visible to more than a million people across the valley. it's actually a long since abandoned cold war era radar station. but it is so much more than that and beginning next week you can go
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up there and see for yourself. lets take a look. this is that radar station up close. it's a 5-story concrete box where the air force once watched for russian war planes over the pacific. you can't go inside but 'the box," as it's known, is only part of the appeal of this place says mid peninsula open space g-m steve abbors.steve abhors/midpeninsula regional open space".....it was an opportunity to make a place for the public to come and enjoy and get away up into the clean air at 3500 feet and look around and take a deep breath..."accessed off hicks road in los gatos and just 45 minutes from downtown san jose, the drive up through the sierra azul open space
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preserve winds through stunning vistas of the santa cruz mountains, topping out at 3,486 feet above the valley floor.rob fladeboe"...i'm at the very top of the mountain now. that's the santa clara valley down there, you can make out downtown san jose. on a clear day you can see the bay bridge. pan left and we can see santa cruz and farther south....you can see all the wat to monterey..."a visitor center explains the history of the air force station and what plants and animals to watch for as you hike 3 and a half miles of newly cut trails,trail, among the highest in the bay area, through stands of knob cone pine, madrone, live oak and chaparral. steve abbors"...my sense is that people are interested in this because it gives them a sense of place, they see that box and it reminds them of where we are
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so they can now come up here and get up close and personal...."financed through measure a tax dollars and a federal grant, it's a new life for an old mountain that is also a sacred site to the ohlone people who were among the first but by no means the last to recognize what is now one of the bay area's most breathtaking public destinations (rob live) there were those who felt the radar tower is an eyesore and ought to have been torn down but in the end, it was decided the box is an historical landmark and ought to be saved for posterity. you can see for yourself beginning on monday. admission is free, live in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (grant) might want to
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think twice before you look at your cellphone while walking. (grant) coming up - on kron four news at five. hear which bay area city is trying to ban distracted walking. (vicki) plus - lightening is lighting up the skies all across the bay area. lawrence karnow will have your forecast right after the break.
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there's devastation - um, it's uh, and i just hope everybody survived. it's, it's, it's horrible what we saw( vicki ) florida's governor struggling to describe what he saw in an aerial tour of the florida keys.the chain of islands remains closed.in key west, there is no power, water or flushing toilets.the navy is sending the aircraft carrier abraham lincoln with relief supplies.irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm ... and still spreading damage and destruction throughout the southeast.( grant )storm surges are sending waves into the streets of three cities along the atlantic coast. catherine heenan is here to show us what's happening tonight.catherine? (catherine) right now jacksonville florida, savannah georgia and charleston south
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carolina are feeling the power of irma. the atlantic ocean is pouring over sea walls and into homes and businesses. and jacksonville's mayor says the worst may still be ahead. if you need to get out please put what represents a white flag, anything white somewhere on your house that can be viewed visibly from outside. jacksonville has never seen flooding like this before.the saint john river is three feet over flood stage and expected to rise at least another foot. videos posted online show the storm at its peak.natthe water came up so fast overnight that one couple had to be rescued by a television news crew.the water is up past the waist out here folks. this is not the time to get out here and drive around.in daylight, you could see the destruction in the town of san marco, outside jacksonville. natchainsaws at work throught the state,irma's winds toppled power lines, leaving two=thord ofthe state in the dark tonight."it's going to take us a long time to get power back."the wind too much for three construction cranes in miami. much of the city is under water, but the mayor says the roads will dry soon.miami
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beach is still closed to residents, while crews clean up debris.we didn't dodge a bullet. we dodged a cannonjust one death reported ... rescue crews credited saving two people who tried to ride out the storm on their sailboat. . and a scuba diver -- his life dangling by a rope -- was pulled to safety near west palm beach .and a coral springs emergency crew was called out to help deliver a baby at the height of the storm.they used their armored vehicle to navigate through strong winds and high water. "when we got there, she was pretty much, almost all the way out. the mother of the person is labor was actually pretty much delivering the baby in the bathroom on the floor. i've never seen such a calm scene in the chaos that was going on outside." (catherine) just one death has been reported in florida .. two so far in georgia, and within the hour, south carolina recorded its first storm related fatality. hurricane irma is also being blamed for killing 36 people in the caribbean.
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grant and vicki? (vicki) and we are tracking lightening - all around the bay area. here's a live look at the bay bridge - where we can see some ominous looking skies. lawrence, we are hearing that thunderstorms are about to roll in? lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through
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wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and warmer weather is expected for the weekend. (grant) an (grant) an overnight wind storm that no one expected blasted through parts ofthe bay area overnight... catherine is back with details on what happened... (catherine) people are calling it strange - partly because it came as a complete surprise.... partly because of the way it targeted concentrated pockets of the bay area and
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beyond. the first gusts roared through pebble beach around 2 a- m....then moved northwardinto south bay cities including los gatos, campbell and san jose. there were also reports of some wind gusts in san francisco and marin... this is the college park area of san jose -- one of the spots where trees were blown over and power lines brought down. at the height of the wind storm - roughly 11- thousand customers were without power. a lot of people were awakened by the winds - and didn't realize at first what they were hearing.. san jose resident - i heard a lot of wind whipping around and it was very loud. and i became very concerned because thingsbegan flying around. and i heard a loud noise like a gunshot - a big bang. then a bunch of car alarms going off. when we came out this morning it looked like a major tree branch had fallen into the street. the unsettled weather lasted about two hours... meteorologists say they're baffled and there was nothing
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to suggest that there wouldbe significant wind gusts. workers at the national weather service office in monterey say they're trying to figure it all out.. at last word - there were only a few south bay customers still without power. vicki? (vicki) an unlikely hero emerging from sunday's win... still ahead... sports director gary radnich joins us on set with more on the rookie who helped lead the raiders to victory.(grant) on wallstreet - u-s stocks rallied to record highs. the dow - gaining nearly 260 points. the nasdaq - jumped 72. and the s&p - made its biggest gain since late april rising about 27 points. we'll be right back.
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a kitten left in a dumpster at a menlo park gas station is looking for a "forever home." workers at the gas station heard a cat crying... when they looked inside a nearby dumpster... they found this three-month old calico kitten... due to the height of the dumpster... it is most likely the she did not climb in there herself. the kitten... who is being called prudence... had no collar or microchip. prudence was taken to the peninsula humane society and spca in burlingame where she examined. the kitten has been fixed, vaccinated and is now looking for a loving family. (vicki) four high school football players turn the table on an alleged carjacker. and tonight there is new
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video showing the aftermath of the encounter. reporter chris guardaro has more. nats9-1-1 calls lead police to this southeast albuquerque parking lot, where they see four football players holding a man halfway out of an suv's window.natsthe man is in bad shape - he has a bloody and swollen face.police say the four boys beat up angelo martinez.natsan officer searches his pockets and finds a sharpie, ski mask, glove, and a note.chris guardaro reporting: "police say that note they pulled out of martinez's pocket said 'get out of your wip and nobody get hurt. i know where you live, so don't make me kill." the boys tell police martinez asked them for a ride after their football practice.they let him in the truck. and, he pulled out a gun, and told them to get out.but they say the accused thief dropped his gun in the driver's seat, giving the football players an opportunity.they took it ... punching and holding martinez down to prevent him from reaching for his gun or the knife at his side until police arrived.martinez is taken to u-n-m-h where an investigator asks him about his suspicious belongings.natsthe 20-year-old
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says his four captors planted evidence on him.officers found out martinez's gun was fake, and they arrested him.nats (vicki) martinez has a criminal wrap sheet that includes car theft and shoplifting. he is charged with four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and an attempt to commit a felony. (lawrence) i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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(grant) as irma moves north and weakens... we are just starting to get the full scope of her destruction. steve aveson is in the newsroom with what we are working on for kron 4 news at six. steve?
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(steve) grant... the devastation in the sunshine state is extensive. from the florida keys all the way to jacksonville... millions will out power... homes destroyed... cities underwater. the federal government is just starting its response.. and tonight we will look at how they will deploy their resources. we will have that and much more on kron 4 news at six. grant back to you. (vicki) the raiders and niners are back.... and both teams looking a lot like they did last season.(grant) the silver and black opened the season with a win against the tennessee titans... while the niners kyle shanahan era started with a loss to the carolina panthers. kron 4 sports director gary radnich joins us...gary is this what we expected?
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the raiders are off and running with a big win at the tennessee titans yesterdaybut a very unlikely hero received the game ball from jack del rio "we bring him up on the practice squad. we travel him. giorgio i'm so proud of you (team cheers)" giorgio tevecchio not only became the first raider other than sebastien janikowski to kick a field goal since 2001 he went 4-for-4 including two 52-yarders and the game clincher late in the 4th quarterjanikowski who took a pay cut of a million dollars then was placed on the i-r with back issueswas on the
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sidelinestevecchio a product of cal and campolindo high school in moraga could only be grateful after the 26-16 win (sot: tevecchio) "i've dreamed for years about this moment, and it means so much that i get to share it with you all. to see your smiling faces makes all the hard work, the struggle, the sacrifice, the tears... (drowned out by cheering). when you have these big o-lineman who have been battling all game turn to you and just be so happy because you contributed, that's, that's what i do this for." for."what i do this for." (vicki) people walking in redwood
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city should get ready to put their cell phones down.(grant) a san mateo county supervisor is working to ban the use of cell phones in crosswalks. a resolution will be introduced tomorrow urging lawmakers to pass legislation banning distracted walking. the supervisor is confident the legislation will pass... saying the law will save lives. this push comes after a law passed in honolulu... banning distracted walking. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
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lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be
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isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and warmer weather is expected for the weekend. (vicki) up next, we'll show
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you how a community is honoring a terminally ill 6- year-old. this story - after the break. a community in
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ohio came together recently to support a six-year-old boy battling stage-four pediatric cancer. their goal - to give little walter herbert the chance to live as much of life as possible.(grant) as reporter amanda kelley shows us... local schools pitched in - giving him a fast-track tour of elementary, middle and high school. (pkg)in his red cap and gown... superbubz marched into his high school graduation, surrounded by super heroes. emily herbert, superbubz mom: "surreal, very very emotional." wally herbert, superbubz dad: "just really really neat, he gets to graduate school at six and he really wants to go to school, he loves being here." at just six years old... he completed grades one through 12 - in just two days... earning his diploma....nats of
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clapping...and the support of the entire fairfield community. emily herbert, superbubz mom: "i didn't want him to see me cry, so it was very hard to hold back tears today."the whirlwind lessons included baseball during gym......and physics experiments in the classroom.katrina putnick, fairfield student: "it's just made me like want to have a positive outlook on everything i do, despite what the situation might be."it's this boy's dream to live life to the fullest... as he fights pediatric cancer.matthew klaber, fairfield art teacher: "to me this is the most important teaching day of my career so far, and i think it's always going to be." parents wally and emily herbert - they never imagined so many people would fall in love with their son...and make his dreams come true - in such a big way.wally herbert, superbubz dad: "we wouldn't even know how to say thank you. words wouldn't do it justice." (grant) walter's parents
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are now discussing college and careers with him. part of their goal in this effort is to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) grant and vicki thank you. next on kron 4 news at six... after battering florida -- what's left of hurricane irma is causing more problems. millions are without power tonight... and storm surge is threatening several cities. we will have a live report next.(steve) and check this out... lightning and rain in the south bay right now. kron 4 meterologist lawrance karnow will have the latest forecast. kron 4 news at six.
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(pam) irma may no longer be a hurricane... but the storm is still hitting the southeast hard. if it isn't the wind... it is the storm surge. the water is rising and setting records.(pam) good evening... i'm pam moore. (steve and i am steve aveson. it has been well over 24 hours since irma first made landfall in florida... and the storm keeps on churning. it is the flooding right now that is the biggest problem. several cities are dealing with storm surge ... some seeing record levels. irma is also being blamed for at least four deaths tonight in the united states. it is no longer a hurricane... but it is tracking across the southeast... dumping large amounts of rain.( pam ) irma is still packing some serious winds. trees have been toppling over ... falling trees are being blamed for at least two deaths already in georgia. another concern is tornadoes. the storm is spawning funnel clouds ... a waterspout was seen right near
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charleston, south carolina.( steve ) millions of people remain without power. in florida alone the current count is 6-point-5 million people without electricity. georgia reported well over half-a-million homes and businesses without power. irma is tracking toward alabama right now and expected to be downgraded tomorrow. natasha chen with our partners at c-n-n is in jacksonville florida tonight... where they are dealing with record-setting flooding... natasha?
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as florida assesses the extensive damage from irma... residents are still facing a two-front threat. first, the storm surge remaining a major issue for parts of the state. jacksonville faced severe flooding as the city was pounded with unforgiving rain and wind. officials warning residents that even as the storm clears... dangerous conditions remain. lenny curry/jacksonville mayor: "we had mandatory evacuations in a, b, low-lying areas. mobile homes, manufacturing homes. recent data shows even more significant surge, which results in more flooding."and millions of residents throughout the state are still without power, including a large portion of miami.gov. rick scott/florida: "just because the storm passes, it's not safe. we have power lines down, we have debris all over the state. we're going to rescue everybody, we're going to try to get everybody back to normal as soon as possible, but everybody's gotta be patient."further south in the keys, officials say the priority now is supporting the residents who did not
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evacuate. as the storm slowly moves out of florida... georgia, alabama and the carolinas are already feeling irma's impactvoice of mayor john tecklenburg/charleston, south carolina: "the breached, and many of our low-lying areas are experiencing flooding right now."tropical storm warnings and the potential for flash flooding over the next 24 hours have residents and officials on edge... as irma continues to wreak havoc throughout the south east ( steve ) while the storm did not make a direct hit... historic savannah georgia is another city that is getting slammed by irma. the savannah river overflowed... sending water into the downtown area. making matters worse... the flooding hit during high-tide. the surge of water submerged parking lots and even some cars. one of the places in florida being blasted by irma - jacksonville, florida.where they're setting the kind of records no one wanted to see... catherine heenan is here with more on the fact that flood waters there ... are at their highest levels ever... (catherine) jacksonville was braced for flooding of course....but it's even worse than expected... it's at the mouth of the st. johns river....which is basically swallowing the
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downtownarea and beyond. storm surges are pushing four to nearly six feet above the normal high-tide levels.. the banks of the river aren't even visible anymore - and forecasters say the water will just keep rising. jacksonville's downtown is heavily flooded....and the levels have smashed all records going back to 1864. roads and parks and other open areas are underwater...... .with much of the city looking as thoughit's an extension of the river. people had been told to get out - but the city's mayor says there are still those stuck in buildings needing help... jacksonville mayor - if you need to get out please put what represents a white flag, anything white somewhere on your house that can be viewed visibly from outside. we have search and rescue teams ready to deploy. we have state assets coming in. i spoke to the governor this morning. fish and wildlife are sending in people. we want to make sure that everybody gets through this safe. there have been a
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number of injuries from trees crashing through homes.... downed trees and power lines have been a problem throughout the city.....like otherareas of florida. authorities are frustrated that people are still being spotted driving around...despit ebeing told to stay inside and get to the highest levels of buildings.. several people have had to be rescued from cars... roughly 50 people have been pulled out of flooded homes....with an unknownnumber still stranded. pam and steve? ( pam ) nasa has put together an incredible look at hurricane irma. it condensed the storm's ten-day path.... into about 30 seconds. you can see the storm roll through the atlantic ocean ... sweep over the caribbean... brush by puerto rico and cuba... and then make its turn toward florida. irma set a record with its winds. the storm had sustained winds of 185- miles an hour for 37- hours...
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that is longer than any other hurricane on record. ( pam ) this is video from one of the caribbean islands that got hit ... when irma was a category - 5 storm. you are looking at the french- side of the island of saint martin. the storm blasted through last wednesday, and many people on the island are still without water or electricity tonight. the storm is blamed for numerous deaths on the island. french president emmanuel macron is supposed to visit saint martin tomorrow. ( steve ) we have our own wild weather here in the bay area. take a look at this video that just came into the kron four newsroom about 30 minutes ago... that is lightning in los gatos.(pam) let's get our first look at the four zone forecast with meteorologist lawrence karnow... we are also hearing reports of rain in san jose. lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast.
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tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and warmer weather is expected for the weekend. ( pam ) in the east bay: a
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viral video showing a u-c berkeley police officer taking money as evidence, while citing a street vendor.... is sparking outrage. the vendor was cited for selling his hot dogs without a permit. ( steve ) but as kron4's haaziq madyun found out from a lawyer... as offensive as the video comes across to some people... the police officer likely did nothing wrong. "walk 200-feet and you will see people drinking in public but a hard-working man gets his money taken away?"this is cellphone video of a uc berkeley police officer giving this hot dog vendor a citation for selling hot dogs without a permit on the uc berkeley campus during saturday's game. the voice you hear questioning the officer as he confiscates the vendor's money is matrin flores. he recorded the video
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martin flores: "that's not right man, that's not right"uc police officer: "the judge can decide whether or not it is right"martin flores: "you're going to take his hard earned money"uc police officer: "yup" however criminal defense attorney steven clark says the law may actaully be on the uc police officer's side in this caseclark also questions the officer's actions in terms of community policing
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going on at the university of california">the video was posted on social media and has since gone viral. a gofundme page for the hot dog vendor was also started in the wake of the incident...haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) the city of berkeley is considering overturning a two decade ban on police officers using pepper spray during protests. (take vo) the police chief recommends the change because of the series of violent clashes between political extermists in that city.the chief says pepper spray would allow officers to directly target specific attackers engaged in violence. police would still not be allowed to use pepper spray to disperse peaceful demonstrators invovled in passive resistance. this request comes just days before a speech by right wing talk show host ben shapiro at cal which is expected to
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draw protesters. students we talked to at cal, are skeptical about this proposed change. ( steve ) the berkeley city council is holding a special meeting to discuss the proposed change tomorrow at 3 pm. coming up.. it has benefitted from a decades long restoration project, now the summit at mount umunhum is finally about to open to the public .. we have a preview. all across the nation.. and the bay area... the tragic events of 9-eleven were remembered and the victims honored. and next.. up to eight suspicious fires in the same general area .. now officials in antioch are asking for help
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from the public... before someone gets hurt.
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(steve)an east bay pastor is trying to figure out why his church would be the target of an arsonist. since sunday, there has been 8 suspicious fires. (pam) although most of the fires have been small, as kron four's terisa estacio reports, investigators are very concerned that whoever is setting these... could do some substantial damage. pastor efraim cascante was near tears when he spoke with me about racing out to his church early monday morning
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and finding it engulfed in flames. pastor efraim cascante. i am upset, yes. it is tough. the pastor of first baptist church here on lone tree way in antioch says the damage impacts children and two congregations. pastor. yes. it is where the children's sunday school is and where the adults congregate. robert marshall. "it is happening all here in this 3 mile radius near downtown. ro bert marshall with the contra costa fire protection district says they are dealing with 8 suspicious fires since sunday. marshall. it is alarming, especially with conditions. one fire happened hear behind a school, the other near a home. fortunately, no one has been hurt, but fire investigators are concerned. marshall. the coditions are ripe for worse fires. estacio. through the day, church members have been coming out, and saying condolences. in antioch, te
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(pam) two bank robbery suspects are under arrest in the north bay ... one of them is a woman. the sonoma county sheriff's office released this surveillance photograph. the department says, the woman you see pictured... is 34-year-old catrina hockney of napa. a vallejo man is accused of being an accomplice. the robbery happened on saturday at the wells fargo branch in sonoma... and the suspects
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were caught just blocks away. according to investigators.... the two tried to pull off robberies in napa as well. another mountain lion another mountain lion sighting on the peninsula to tell you about tonight. a big cat was spotted early this morning in san mateo county... not far from interstate 280 and highway 92. the person saw the animal roaming near polhemus road and ticonderoga drive. mountain lions are frequently seen in this area... especially at dawn and at dusk. while attacks on humans are rare, if you see one, do not approach it. (steve) looking for your next hike? may we suggest mt umunhum (um-un-um) inthe santa cruz mountains.(pam) years in the making, the mt. umunhum open space preserve is set toopen to the public on monday. access is off hicks road, near los gatos, in the santa clara valley.kron four's rob fladeboe went to the mountain top today... for a previewof what you will find if you go.
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there are still a few people in the south bay tonight without power... following a overnight storm. kron four crews found a number of trees down in the san jose area, after winds whipped through. the same storm generated lightning in the monterey area. at one point ... about 11-thousand p-g-and-e customers did not have electricity. only a few hundred do not have their power tonight. let's take a look outside right now...(pam) meteorologist lawrence karnoe joins us lawrence meteorologist (pam) meteorologist lawrence karnoe joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: irma is now a
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tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and warmer weather is expected for the weekend. (steve) california steps
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out on its own against the trump administation... today, following through on its threat .... to sue over the presidents' decision on the 'daca' program...(pam) the federal government still dealing with the needs left in the aftermath of hurricane harvey .. now sizing up the damage and needs from irma.
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other inmates at the santa rita jail in dublin. one of them is also accused of choking an inmate until he was unconscious. during a court appearance this morning, lawyers for sarah krause and stephen sarcos ... asked that their cases to be split off from the other two deputies ... since they face only one - count. justin linn and erik mcdermott each face multiple charges in the case. all four are out on bail... a judge is reviewing the request and may make a ruling during the next hearing. it is scheduled for october. ( steve) the state of california has made it official: it is suing the trump administration over ending daca. the white house announced the end of the program last week... and attorney general xavier becerra said the state would take legal action. the deferred action on childhood arrivals program has about 800- thousand people. california makes up a large number of the dreamers as they are known... with over 200- thousand. maryland, maine and minnesota also taking part in this lawsuit. it is separate from another lawsuit
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filed last week by 15 states and washington d-c. the university of california filed its own lawsuit last week. it became the first college system to take legal action over the ending of daca. (pam) just ahead... sixteen years later... americans pause to remember the tragedy, the victims and the heroes from 9-eleven.. we look at ceremonies here and around the country.(steve)the raiders celebrate the big victory in their season opener and their new hero in the kicker position.(pam) irma's trail of destruction could take weeks to assess ... we look at what is in store as the federal government outlines efforts to help victims recover.
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lawrence karnow: irma is now a tropical storm. heavy rain and gusty winds are now affecting georgia, alabama, and south carolina. flooding rains continue and a storm surge along the southeast coast. tornadoes are also possible as the storm winds down. it should continue to weaken tonight and no longer a
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tropical storm by tomorrow. it was another warm to hot day around the bay area and muggy too. thunderstorms moved in late and continue to be a possibility tonight tnat and over the next few days. thunderstorms are coming up out of the south. they will be isolated but we could occasionaly see lightning and a few showers too through wednesday. you can see the area of low pressure off the coast. it will begin to slide north bringing unsettled weather across the area. highs tomorrow will be warm and muggy with numbers in the 80s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s and 70s at the coast. there is a chance of showers through wednesday then cooler on thursday but dry. more sunshine and weather is expected for the weekend. ( steve ) as hurricane irma moves north, the federal government is just beginning to survey the damage the storm left behind.( pam ) kron 4's white house correspondent mark meredith ..... has a closer look at how federal resources will be
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deployed to help. trt: 1:35out: in washington, i'm mark meredith.floridians are facing power outages, flooded streets, and wind damage.but president trump says they won't face it alone. these are storms of catastrophic severity and we're marshaling the full resources of the federal government to help our fellow americansthose resources include millions of dollars in disaster relief and military support.fema's acting deputy administrator katie fox."we've got pre staged commodities, we've got millions of liters of water, food, shelter supplies, toddler kids, all those sorts of things"but fox says the agency is still deciding where to send supplies.hurricane irma has left five million floridians without power.in the virgin islands and puerto rico, 4,600 service members are supporting relief work. homeland security advisor tom bossert says more help is on the way.""the mobilization of our military in response to the storms in the caribbean, is the largest
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ever mobilization in a naval and marine operation," president trump says he wants to visit south florida soon. but the white house has not said if and when that trip would happen. "while there is so much attention focused on the immediate aftermath of irma, fema officials stress this is a recovery, that will take years""there will be a huge amount of infrastructure damage given the wind damage, and all of those things take communities years to recover from" fema tells us it has the financial resources to handle irma's aftermath.but it could be several months to figure out exactly how much money is needed.in washington, i'm mark meredith. ( steve )( steve ) another big story tonight: america pausing to remember the september eleventh attacks. a large crowd gathered where the twin towers once stood... a memorial now marks their footprint. as is tradition... the names of each person who died in the attack are read out lod and a bell is rung in their honor.
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moments of silence for when each tower was hit by a plane.... and then collapsed. nearly three thousand people died in the attacks 16 years ago... the deadliest act of terrorism on u-s soil. ( pam ) at the pentagon ... the president and first lady took part in a wreath- laying ceremony. 184- people died when a plane crashed into the building on 9- eleven.. there was a moment of silence along with the reading of the names killed. earlier in the day, a giant american flag was unfurled there. this is a flash back to what happened 16 -years ago... when a massive flag was unfurled just to the right of where the plane crashed. one of the bay area cities where people faithfully mark the 9-11 anniversary every year -- is union city. catherine heenan is here with details of today's (catherine) union city was one of the first places to make a point of honoring thevictims and first responders of 9-11....with a focus on flight 93. a tradition they take very
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seriously... on this 16th anniversary, members of the military, the police and the boy scouts were part of the ceremony. it was happening near the flight 93 memorial in sugar mill landing park in union city...flight 93 of course was headed to san francisco....and many of the victims were from the bay area. the city's mayor says this is a special way to make sure that people do not forget... union city mayor - september 11 2001 our world changed. flight 93 crashed in shanksville pennsylvania and union city became the first landmark for that tragic day. for the last 16 years every september 11th at 10 in the morning we come together and at 10:03 we have a moment of silence. because that was the time the plane crashed into the ground and everybody's lives were lost. there's always a military presence.....and every year flags are placed to honor the law enforcement
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members killed during the attacks.. the mayor says she wants to make sure that 9-11 never becomes just another day on the calendar... steve and pam? for the 16th year in a row the san francisco firefighters also honored the victims of 911 especially the 343 first responders who died that day the fire department rolled out their trucks, then the firefighters read the names of the first responders who died on 911they also raised the flag and lowered it to half staff to honor the victims and it will remain that way throughout the dayin san francisco will tran kron 4 news here in antioch - fire officials say they are dealing with 8 suspiciuos fires and now they are looking into whether they are dealing with a serial arsonist one fire happened here at this church first baptist in antioch off of lone tree way. investigators say they are looking at the evidence and trying to piece all of these fires together and figure out
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a pattern. they say they are all happening in a 3 mile radious of downtown antioch. most have been small, includn this one near a home. fire fighters were able to get th3em all out without anyone getting hurt, but they are concerned bc the temperatures are hot and winds up and they could turn into large dangerous fires. in antioch, teerisa uc berekeley police issue a citation to a hot dog vendor for selling food on campus without a license during saturday game. the incident which was captured on cellphone video also shows the officer confiscating the vendors money...a move being questioned by some legal experts
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the city of berkeley is considering overturning a two decade ban on police officers using pepper spray during protests.the police chief recommends the change because of the series of violent clashes between political extermists in that city.the chief says pepper spray would allow officers to directly target specific attackers engaged in violence. police would still not be allowed to use pepper spray to disperse peaceful demonstrators invovled in passive resistance. this request comes just days before a speech by right wing talk show host.ben shapiro at cal which is expected to draw protesters.students we talked to at cal, are skeptical about this proposed change.the berkeley city council is holding a special meeting to discuss the proposed change tomorrow at 3 pm. here in the south bay....the iconic mt.umunhum is setto open to the public. perhaps most noteworthy for the long ago abandoned cold war era radar station, the peak is now a destination for hikers, bird watchers and history buffs. at the end of hicks road above los gatos, the 35 hundred foot peak,one
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of the bay area's highest, is also a sacred place for the ohlone people. as part of the sierra azul open space preserve, mt umunhum is open from sunrise to sunset, weather permitting, beginning next monday.admission is free. in the santa cruz mountains rob fladeboe kron 4 news (steve) ahead.. selfies taken by a monkey leads to a lawsuit over ownership ... and now a settlement... we have the latest. latest. for years, men have enjoyed their man caves without guilt. now, it's mama's turn. welcome to my she shed. i've got my favorite outfit on. my literature. my armando! and these are my treats! i'm just gonna have one if that's okay. of course it's okay. this is my world. fiber one 90 calorie brownies.
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allll mine. (pam) the legal fight over
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the rights to any unusual picture is finally over... (steve) it is a selfie taken by a monkey that a photographer and an animal- rights group both believe they have the rights to. the lawsuit of this photo was dismissed today. lawyers say the photographer... whose camera the monkey used... has agreed to donate a portion of any future proceeds from the photo to charity. the money will be specifically donated to protecting that specific breed of monkey. peta originally wanted all the proceeds from the photograph to go to the monkey. the picture was taken in indonesia in 20-11. coming up in sports... an unlikely hero steps up for the raiders in their big win yesterday in tennessee...... and for 49ers new head coach
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kyle shanahan... it was a frustrating season opener... gary has that story... and all the sports... coming up
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the raiders are off and running with a big win at the tennessee titans yesterdaybut a very unlikely hero received the game ball from jack del rio"we bring him up on the practice squad. we travel him. giorgio i'm so proud of you (team cheers)" giorgio tevecchio not only became the first raider other than sebastien janikowski to kick a field goal since 2001 he went 4-for-4 including two 52-yarders and
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the game clincher late in the 4th quarterjanikowski who took a pay cut of a million dollars then was placed on the i-r with back issueswas on the sidelinestevecchio a product of cal and campolindo high school in moraga grateful after the 26-16 win (sot: tevecchio) "i've dreamed for years about this moment, and it means so much that i get to share it with you all. to see your smiling faces makes all the hard work, the struggle, the sacrifice, the tears... (drowned out by cheering). when you have these big o-lineman who have been battling all game turn to you and just be so happy because you contributed, that's, that's what i do this for." marshawn lynch looked like he's back 76 yards on 18 carries also caught a pass
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for 16 yardsbut what really caught people's eyes was late in the 4th when the raiders were marching to their last score when he ran right through 305-pound jurrell casey putting him right on his rear endhere is del rio on "beastmode"(sot: del rio) "he brings a certain mentality, he brings a toughness so... we saw glimpses of that. now we're not looking for marshawn to carry us or carry our team. we're looking for us to be a team. and he's a piece of it, he's a part of it. and that's really the way we operate, but certainly it's nice to see that he bringd that, that hammer." on the flip side the 49ersdropped passes
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and turnovers doomed them against the carolina panthers yesterday brian hoyer's numbers were actually not too bad but a lost fumble and an interception both leading to panther touchdowns did him and the niners ineventually frustration crept in for new head coach kyle shanahan. 23- 3 panthers win after the game he was asked about such a dissapointing performance in
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his first game(sot: shanahan) "whether it was the first, last, or any one i have the rest of my career, it wasdisappointing. i don't think it matters that it was the first. anytime you lose and lose that way, it's frustrating and disappointing. i think the opportunities we had we missed and once we got in that secondhalf and started to become a little bit one- dimensional. that's a team and a defense that you do notwant to become one dimensional against, so it just made it tough." last month kevin durant stirred thngs up
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a littledurant who is wth nike said that "nobbody wants to buy under armour" which of course is teammate steh curry's brandcurry said he's talked to durant to "iron things out" and insists "there is nothing that is going to put a wrench in our locker room."but he still ofered this retort former 49ers terrell owenswas in south san francisco today
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for the first indycar celebrity karting challengethe event benefits the seal legacy foundation. another former 49er tom rathman was there with other former athletes and celebrities athletes will be paired on a five-person team with an indycar driver, navy seal and two others. owens was asked afterward if drving to g-kart involves any special athletic abilityowens) "there's no athleticism in driving the car. the cars do all the work. so you just got to get in there and steer it and , you know, try not to run into anything." (pam) a live look right now at the golden gate bridge ... and a storm rolling through the bay area right now. we are getting reports of lightning... we will get another look at the weather with meteorologist lawrence karnow.. coming up.
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final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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a full hour of entertainment news is on the way. at 7:00 it's inside edition, followed by entertainment tonight at 7-30. then we're back with kron 4 news at 8:00
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♪[music] ♪ blown away. storm over tv reporters putting themselves in harm's way. >> it's good tv, but it's dangerous. >> the jewelry store. it's a river out there.
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then, world exclusive. did this teenager change the course of american history? the untold story of her role in the anthony weiner sexting scandal. and the election of president trump. >> how would you describe these messages? >> disgusting. >> what she's revealing only to "inside edition." >> did it shock you? >> and another big exclusive. >> they're murderers. >> the battle over beloved casey kasem's million dollar estate. >> he they killed my husband. >> we did not kill him. >> and look what happened to his $42 million mansion. it's no a total state of neglect. happily ever after? oops. the bride and groom thrown off their limo. >> it's so hard to watch. now "inside edition" with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello everybody,
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and thanks for joining us. news organizations were on the air throughout hurricane irma this weekend, with journalists braving the elements to report on the crisis. but in the face of evacuation orders, many question the wisdom of doing so. megan alexander reports. >> should they really be putting themselves in harm's way like this? that's the debate today about tv reporters who braved hurricane irma. this reporter tied himself to a balcony in miami. >> i just want to reassure some people, i am roped down. >> this correspondent isn't going anywhere either. 's not j this storm chaser, stepped out of the vehicle, to test the wind speed of hurricane irma. no fancy equipment was needed. it's crazy out there. >> it hurts whenever that rain
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is hitting you right in the face. >> we see these scenes you know, with debris flying. can you tell me why is it important for you to do what you do? >> we have the experience and knowledge to do it safely. i would definitely say that anybody that doesn't understand the conditions that are going on, they shouldn't be out there doing the stuff we're doing. >> the danger goes with the territory. reporters say it's not a stunt. it's legitimate coverage of nature's fury. >> we're here to be eyes for you. the witnesses for you. >> but social media is questioning whether these gripping moments are just too dangerous. this is just not safe. lead by example. the subject was discussed on the talk monday. >> many journalists say the extreme live shots were a vital warning for people to take the hurricane seriously, and seek

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