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u-s military...and the f-b-i says he later converted to islam and pledged allegiance to isis. (catherine) jameson was allegedly planning to attack pier 39 on christmas day. good evening i'm catherine heenan in for vicki liviakis. (grant) and i'm grant lodes. we have extensive team coverage on this story for you tonight. we start with kron 4's terisa estacio...who's live at pier 39 terisa? (estacio - )pier 39 is a very popular place often extremely crowded and that is the point the fbi says jameson told an agent this san francisco landmark he wanted a large area where he could use explosives and firearms to inflict causalities. (estacio) the fbi says this man everitt aaron jameson of modesto is a terrorist who wanted to attack san francisco, specifically pier 39. for months, the fbi
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says they have been tracking his every move including how on the internet he liked and loved terrorists acts, such as when a truck driver killed 8 on a manhattan path in october of this year. following up on those posts. and other pro- terrorism comments on social media sites the fbi's joint terrorism task force began video surveillance of jameson. in court documents, jameson soon met with undercover agents posing as a senior leader in isis. asked how jameson could help isis - jameson said quote, give the word and it shall be done." adding to that, he said something needed to be done something along the lines of new york another reference to the terrorist act in new yor or san bernardino -it was back in 2015 when a mass shooting killed 14 people and injured 22 by a husband and wife terrorist team. jameson told the agent quote "i have been trained in combat and things of war." "jameson stated he needed ammunition, powder, tubing and nails. when asked what kind of weapon he would need, he noted he would prefer
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an assault rifle. jameson served in us marines and attended basic training later earning a sharp shooter rifle qualificationas far as pier 39, jameson in another meeting with the agent said there was no need for reconnassiasance because he knew it well and quote jameson said christmas was the perfect day to commit the act and he did not have and did not need an escape plan because he was ready to die." still under surveillance, fbi agents say jameson a tow truck operator went about picking up items to turn into explosives as well as purchased guns and ammunition. he also wrote a statement and recorded a video tape to be released after the attack. but as the days got closer to the targetted event jameson backed away from the plan - saying at the last minute quote i can't do it." yet, he offered this chilling statement quote, we have penetrated and infiltrated your disgusting country. these acts will continue, until the lions of islam will over take you."(estacio) jameson made his first appearance in fedearl court in fresno this afternoon. he is facing a long list of terroism charges if convicted he could fact 20 years in prison. as i mentioned, jameson did serve in the us military a terrorism expert shares insght in how a person who once pledge to defend the us, turns into wanting to harm us citizens.. that is tonight at 6.
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(grant) many tourists on pier 39, found out about the terror threat as they strolled...and shopped... enjoying their day. (catherine) as kron 4's camila bernal explains... some of them say they're worried -- but others insist that it won't stop themfrom enjoying their vacations.. when planning her trip from colorado to san francisco, dominique pariset did not consider the possibility of a terrorist attack56:51 it's always in the back of your head but it's not a deterrent for doing something that i was planning on doing any wayin her opinion, a threat is not a reason to stay home56:29 in
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our day and age you have to take it with a grain of salt and cautiously because it could happen anywhere without anybody knowingand like her, other tourists continued with their plans on friday1:07:43 we don't want to live in fear but you have to be mindful of it at the same time so you have to play the balancing game these days.1:06:15 it is scary but i think especially here in the us, the police has everything under control, maybe i would be scared somewhere else but not here pier 39 officials say they will have extra security throughout the holidays but today's news still has many people thinking about what could have happened57:28 i think it's crazy and something positive needs to happen all over the world to show people that we're still humans and we all matter to each other especially during the holidays. in san francisco, camila bernal kron 4 news. (grant) acting mayor london breed released a statement today... it reads in part... "at this time, there are no known additional threats to
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san francisco related to this investigation. while the fbi investigation into this case continues, the san francisco police department will be increasing its presence throughout the city." "i am incredibly thankful for the efforts and commitment of our public safety officials during this time." (grant) and we continue to cover this story on our website... there you can read all of the documents released by the f-b-i today. we also have information on how to protect yourself from a potential terror attack. it's all on kron-4 dot com. (catherine) the near catastrophe last winter at the failing oroville dam spillway focusednew attention on 'other' dams in california... now, as kron four's rob fladeboe reports, cracks have been discovered in the spillways at three south bay dams. rob fladeboe/morgan hill "...i'm here at the aging spillways at anderson dam in morgan hill which has come under new scrutiny as a result of a recently completed study that found some worsening structural problems like cracks in the concrete...."
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some of the cracks are quite visible, others not so much. there is no immediate danger, not with the reservoir only a third full right now but the area downstream of the dam is densely populated. the problems with the spillway at anderson are not unlike those that led to the failure of the spillway at the oroville dam back in february, leading to the emergency evacuation of tens of thousands of people in harms way.marty grimes/santa clara valley water district "....because of what happened in oroville dam owners throughout the state are taking a much deeper look at their spillwaysand seeing if we have similar vulnerabilities and it turns out we do have some vulnerabilities that we need to take careof...."(map)it isn't just anderson dam. the concrete spillways at guadalupe dam and calero dam in hillssouth of san jose also have extensive cracks that could some day undermine the bedrock beneath, similar to what happened in oroville. the dams and spillways were designed and built decades ago and require regular maintenance marty grimes "....it's important to recognize that our spillways performed well. they performed well last winter and they arent used all that often but we do have an on going seismic retrofit program happening which is already
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addressing some these same issues..."indeed, the anderson dam spillway held up just fine when the reservoir overflowed last winter for the first time in ten years but the ensuing flood resulted in a $100 million dollarsin damage. rob fladeboe"....until the seismic retro fits and repairs are complete the three reservoir will be kept well below capacity out of an abundance of caution. in morgan hill rob fladeboe kron 4 news (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. clear and cold early mornings with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a
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very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(grant) happening now... police are looking for the suspect...who they say sexually assaulted a woman who was jogging in berkeley. and we now have a picture of that suspect. surveillance cameras captured this picture of the man as he fled the area. he is described only as a hispanic male in his 30's. you can see he was wearing a baseball cap and blue pants. the assault happened december 10th near the berkeley bowl grocery store. officers say a woman was jogging around nine a.m.... when they say he attacked and sexually assaulted her on a sidewalk. anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call police. (grant) and police in santa rosa are searching for an attacker after a stabbing in a store. this is a picture of who police are looking for. the incident happened just before 6:30 last night in the corner of dutton and bellevue avenues. police found a 61-year-old man
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with stab wounds to the neck when they arrived. they were unable to locate the attacker but surveillance cameras were able to capture a picture of him. police say the victim is suffering from a life-threatening injury. (catherine) in the east bay... at least five buildings have been damaged in a series of fires in antioch... tonight--- firefighters say they believe they were arson. (grant) kron 4's lydia pantazes brings us up to speed on the investigation. (lydia)firefighters believe these fires are suspicious because they all happened at about the same time in the same area.this structure behind me is one of the buildings that burned thursday night.and it's not the first time this has happened here. (take)just before 10 last night, the fire department received reports of a structure fire.while on their way to this fire, firefighters got reports of several more fires all within a few blocks of the same area of a street. there were also three homes on fire and two out buildings in the same area.all structures were "well involved" in flames upon the arrival of firefighters.we talked to a man who owns a cremation and
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burial service that used to be in this location.he told me he had to move his business because of previous fires at the same location.he told us this is the third fire in this building since june of this year.rob strickland/business owner (lydia)fire investigators believe all the structures that were on fire were abandoned.reporting live in antioch, lydia pantazes kron 4 news. (catherine) just in to kron four... march fong eu-- california's first female secretary of state... has died. she was 95 years old. she died in irvine from complications following a (catherine) just in to kron four... march fong eu-- california's first female secretary of state... has died. she was 95 years old. she died in irvine from complications following a fall and surgery. eu was a trailblazer for women and chinese americans. she served in the state assembly before becoming california's
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chief elections officer in 1975. she held that position until 1994 when president bill clinton named her ambassador to the pacific nation of micronesia. eu ushered in voter registration by mail and campaigned successfully to ban pay toilets in public buildings, saying that urinals were free. (catherine) coming up... the holiday travel rush is on... and lots of people are trying to get out of town on this friday night. we'll show you how it's looking at the airports... (grant) and firefighters will be on the front lines on christmas as the wildfire in southern california is still growing. when crews expect full containment. (catherine) and - a big christmas surprise for children affected by the north bay wildfires... and kron 4 was there when they returned to their school for the first time since it nearly burned to the ground.
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,$8drw (catherine) on this last school day of 2017, some elementary school students displaced by the north bay wildfires got a big surprise. (grant) their school was given the green light to re-open after the christmas holiday....and today - they were treated to a special welcome home party ... kron4's haaziq madyun was there nats/police sirenit was a full on code-three first responder motorcade escorting school buses filled with students enrolled at john b. riebli elementary school in santa rosa. mark west union school district superintendent ronald
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calloway...sotback on october 3oth students here were split up and relocated to a pair of schools in the district to protect them from any health hazards connected to the wildfire clean up in the area surrounding the riebli. calloway explains what has happened over the past two months to make it safe for the students to returnsot nat/sot haaziqso the determination is...?sotthat is great news for these familiessotjemima menke/rirbli elementary school parent: "yeah it's going to be a great
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christmas present for them">sot sonja ottolini/riebli elementary school parent: "it is very special. it is a great christmas in santa rosa haaziq madyun kron4news (catherine) it's been a devastating year for california wildfires...and it's not over yet. more than a million acres have been burned by wildfires this year...with the thomas fire in southern california set to become the largest in state history. it's burned more than 270-thousand acres and destroyed more than a thousand buildings, many of them homes. the thomas fire is now 65- percent contained and all mandatory evacuations have been lifted. it's expected to be fully contained by january seventh. (grant) happening now... the holiday travel rush is on as people are heading out of town on this friday night. this is a live look from the bay bridge... and you can see the traffic as people are heading into the city tonight... (catherine) and people are also
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taking to the skies... s-f-o has been particularly busy this season... as kron4's will tran reports... more than 100-thousand travelers have passed through the airport each day this week. the lines at san francisco international looked as though the travelers were at disneyland instead of at an airport.almost everyone has been warned to get to the airport two hours before their flight but let's face it.. how many people really do that? (where are you flying to? charlotte. what time is your flight? in 30 minutes. think you will make it? we are going to try)the lines were not just at the security check point but also at almost every ticket counter.so travelers were going from one long line only to hop into another even longer line. (argentina. what time is your flight? 8am but boarding is at 730. we are going to watch you because i don't think you're going to make it)the crowds did not die down until well past 9 in the morning after many travelers were already nervous wondering if they would miss their early morning flight(what time is your flight? at six o clock but it's going to be tight. it's kind of crazy)this isn't even the busiest travel day at sfo this week.in case you're wondering if the tsa allows people to get in front of the line if they're running extremely late.. the answer is no. you've been warned.. give yourself at least two hours.at sfo will tran k4 news
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(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. clear and cold early mornings with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions
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through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(catherine) in the south bay.. police have arrested a man accused of trying to meet with an underaged girl in san jose. 33-year-old joe nanez was arrested - after he contacted who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, but was actually an undercover police officer. he also sent the officer explicit images. when nanez showed up to meet the girl he was met by san jose police officers and arrested. (catherine) san jose police are using the incident to remind parents to talk to their childrenabout social
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media use... especially if they're getting a smartphone... computer... or tablet for christmas. police have posted a video on you tube - with some tips for parents. they suggest that a parent set up a child's device and account. monitor their use. and approve the games and apps being used. place restrictions on the content they're allowed to view....and talk to them about online safety. (grant) in the east bay... a concord teacher is behind bars tongiht...accus ed of having sex with a developmentally disabled student. police say daniel gonzalez... worked at loma vista adult center. officers beleive the 55- year-old suspect had sex with an adult student...who has the intellectual development level of a young teenager...and therefore...is considered a dependent adult. gonzalez has been placed on an administrative leave. it is illegal to have a sexual relationship with a person who is incapable of consent...due to a developmental disability.
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(grant) still ahead... we continue to follow our top story tonight... a thwarted terror attack at pier 39. hear how the f-b-i was able to take the plan planning the attack into custody. (catherine) also ...police are bracing for another illegal sideshow in the east bay... after getting a tip...they're taking measures to stop it from happening..
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(grant) happening tonight... police in the east bay are preparing for another huge side show. (catherine) this comes after more than a thousand people gathered at a sideshow in union city last weekend. it happened in the food max parking lot on industrial parkway. now police say they have information that there could be another sideshow tonight in the same parking lot. (grant) officers are working with the property owner to try to prevent it. extra security officers will be on the scene... and they plan to close off portions of the parking lot. patrol officers will also be
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monitoring other areas of the city for sideshow activity. (catherine) a heads up if you plan on visiting the golden gate bridge over the next two weeks. parking on both ends of the bridge will be restricted... starting tomorrow. (grant) the restrictions will be in effect between 11 in the morning and 5 in the evening... and will be in place through january first. visitors can still access the welcome center at the south end of the bridge and the vista point that overlooks at the north end by public transit... bike.. taxi or ride sharing. (catherine) next at 5:30... president trump signs the republican tax reform bill into law... he says it will mean more money for many americans.. we'll have the latest out of washington. (grant) and after the break... see how the f-b-i was able to foil the plot of a terrorist attack at pier 39 on christmas day.
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(grant) more now on that alleged terror plot...targetting people on pier 39 in san francisco's pier 39.(catherinei) the f=b=i is detailing how the 26 year old tow truck driver from modesto was stopped before he could carry out a christmas attack. steve aveson is in the newsroom with that story. steve? (steve)grant, vicki, you know the phrase "if you see something, say something"? that's just what happened when
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a facebook friend of the suspect started reading some of his posts. everitt aaron jameson first turned up on the fbi's radar a little over three months ago, when an informant, what the bureau calls a confidential human source, reported that the modesto tow truck driver had been praising isis .... and when the terror group posted a facebook image of santa bringing a box of dynamite to times square, he gave it a heart, meaning he loved the idea.the next month he messaged the informant, apparently a woman, begging her to join the cause, which the fbi took to mean isis.on halloween, he messaged that it was a day that non-believers reveled in sin.it was also the day that terrorist drove a truck into a crowd of pedesttrians and bicyclists in new york city.the fbi says jameson rejoiced when he learned the driver's identity, telling the informant, i am glad we muslims are hitting back.by thanksgiving, federal agents were interested enough
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to begin surveillance of jameson's home and place of business.ten days ago, an undercover fbi agent known as u=c=e=one began contacting jameson on social media. posing as an isis sympathisizer jameson told him, "call on me when i'm needed."the fbi sent in a second undercover agent, this one claiming to be in direct contact with isis leader abu bakr al=baghdadi.last week, the two had their first meeting.jameson allegedly said he wanted to carry out an attack like the one in new york ... or the deadly san bernardino assault on a government office christmas party.he specifically named pier 39 in san francisco, and asked for help in obtaining weapons and bomb=making materials.last monday, the investigation suffered a near disaster when an agent at fbi headquarters mistakenly called jameson's cell phone.the caller hung up quickly when jameson answered in arabic, but jameson called the number back.the callbackwent to the agent's personal message, but federal agents were taking no more chances.on wednesday, they got a search warrant for his home.there they say they found weapons, explosives and a letter saying in part, "these acts will continue
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until the lions of islam overtake you."the agents say jameson was present and told them he would be glad to carry out attacks on behalf of isis. (steve) two days before his arrest, jameson did message his supposed isis contact saying "i don't think i can go through with this." we will have to see if that momentary failure of will has any impact on the legal case against him. catherine and grant? (catherine) we continue to cover this story on our website... you can read all of the documents released by the f-b-i today. we also have information on how to protect yourself from a potential terror attack.
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it's all on kron-4 dot com. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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(grant) before taking off for his christmas vacation friday, president donald trump signed some important bills that lawmakers approved earlier in the week. the president also took the opportunity to tout his 20-17 successes and promised taxpayers will be seeing more in their paychecks come february. natasha
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chen reports from washington. before getting on air force one to celebrate the holidays, president trump told reporters he had intended to sign the tax bill in january, until he saw tv newscasts questioning whether he'd keep his promise of signing by christmas. president donald trump: and i called downstairs and said get it ready.he said he's proud of the bill, saying it will help the middle class and boosting jobs, promising that by february first, many people will get a pleasant surprise in their paychecks.president donald trump: and they see wow, what happened? i have a lot more money in here.the president also said it was the cuts to corporate tax rates that prompted companies like at&t, boeing, wells fargo, and comcast to announce they would pass on some of those cuts to their employees.president donald trump: corporations are literally going wild. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell also celebrated passing the tax reform bill, the first significant changes to the tax code in about 30 years.sen. mitch mcconnell / -r- senate majority leader: america was underperforming. not a single year of three-percent growth during the obama years. we attributed that to excessive regulations and a failure to address the president also signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government open through january 19th.that includes four billion dollars for missile defense. this stop-gap measure had because congress cannot agree on a budget but president trump said he believes democrats will play ball in 2018. president donald trump: i really do believe, and i said on social media today, i
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really do believe we're going to have a lot of bipartisan work done. maybe start with infrastructure. in washington, i'm natasha chen, reporting. (catherine) in washington....the house has approved an 81-billion dollar disaster aid bill for victims of hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires... but the bill stalled in the senate... which means senators will have to take it up after the first of the year. texas senator ted cruz says he's disappointed that the senate didn't approve additional disaster aid before the holiday recess. but he argues in part that the bill
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did not provide enough money for his state.. (catherine) california is also hoping for more aid because of the huge wildfires that burned across much of the state. the cost of the north bay wildfires has totaled more than three-billion dollars. (grant) coming up... apple admits to slowing down your i-phones.... and now they are now facing legal action.
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(grant) many i-phone owners are suing apple for not disclosing their recent software issues sooner. the tech giant says it deliberately slowed down older model phones to cause aging batteries to last longer. the 20-page lawsuit accuses apple of trying "to fraud-ulently induce consumers to purchase" new phones. earlier this week, apple said it tried to fix batteries so they wouldn't die
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suddenly...and that the ultimate goal was to improve overall performance. (catherine) there's still a few days left to shop for christmas...and apparently a lot of peoplehave been busy. they're spending considerably more this holiday season - with spending up 9-point-two percent over last year around this time. a new report from a paym;ent technology firtm says that cooler weather, risingconsumer confidence and low unemployment have been helping to entice shoppers to spend. (catherine) still ahead... a bay area mother gets a life saving gift.... just in time for the holidays. its a story you'll see only on kron 4. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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back to islands. let's check in with steve aveson in the newsroom with more on this story. (steve) he is considered a violent felon who was serving time in a hawaii mental institution. randall seito he walked away .. and flew first to san jose and then found a ride to stockton. he was captured after a manhunt... and today hawaii's attorney general issued a warrant to have him extradited. we'll have more detials for you at six. and more information is coming out on the modesto man we told you about that the f.b.i. arrested and accused of plotting a terror attack at pier 39 in san francisco. we'll see you at six.... now back to the news at five. (catherine) this christmas.... a local mother is getting the gift of life... we told you about dorilyn harrison one year ago.... after we spotted a car in the bay area - with a sign pleading for a kidney.tonight
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it appears that her desperate search is over....(grant) kron4's ali reid met with the woman who stepped forward... it's a story you will only see here. it all started with this sign and some hope natsot - i'm excited to go back to normal.a year later, these two women are connected it was absolute certainty i was supposed to do this.i had 50 million blood tests done. and i got the excited phone call all along the way.dorilyn harrison and her kidney doner lori gaines had their final blood work done this week. they're now all clear for the transplant surgery.it's amazing. i couldn't do it without lori, and i have to thank you as well, because i wouldn't be sitting here if it wasn't for the two of you. dorilyn has been living with polycystic kidney disease for almost 3 decades. we shared her story a year ago, after spotting this sign on a car. since then, she's had a number of offers, but no match until now.her life is hard. i mean it's hard you know. every part of her is affected by this so anything i can do to help makes me so excited.lori recognized dorilyn, because not only had they worked at the same
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school, but also at the time, dorilyn's son grant was her student. this surgery comes at a time when this mother of one is at her weakest her kidney functioning at only 8%.it's been a long journey so i don't believe it's actually hit yet that it's gonna happen.bridge after the surgery, dorilyn's doctor's believe her kidney function will spike to 80%. for the average person, normal is 60%.surgery is a week from now. and both women are optimistic. lori's surgeon happens to be the doctor that performed dorilyn's father's transplant years ago.reporting in modesto ali reid kron 4 news (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist (anchor) time now to check on
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our weather... with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. clear and cold early mornings with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(grant) the warriors continue to win on and off the basketball court. take a look at this.. guard nick young surprised a bunch of pediatric patients at kaiser permanente medical center on the team's
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off day yesterday. "swaggy p" handed out gift bags and played mini basketball with the young patinets. this was all a part of the warriors "season of giving" campaign that aims to help thousands of families across the bay area. (grant) next... we take you inside the new amazon warehouse in san francisco ... as last minute orders are shipped out before the holiday weekend.
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(grant) tonight we are getting a look inside amazon's new "prime now" warehouse hub in san francisco. it serves as homebase for their two hour delivery service. as kron4s gabe slate reports -- it's being used by a lot of last minute holiday shoppers. ((pkg)) inside this unmarked warehouse in the south of market area in san francisco is a like a mini distribution center for amazon's prime now service for the bay area. tens of thousands of goods ready to be brought to you just a couple of clicks away prime now, which is a stand alone separate app by amazon offers free 2 hour delivery to amazon prime members. it's $100 a year for prime membership.. pricey.. here's what it gets you: this prime now delivery service2 day shipping from amazon's main website access to their video and music streaming services and back up photo storage on their cloud. nats - once an order is placed on prime now the picker's here weave in and out of the rows to find the goods they pack them up and get them up get them labeled then move them toward the delivery zone from there after final check they are rolled out to the fleet of amazon prime now delivery drivers waiting
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outside. they pack them up and take off. when ordering you can also choose a 2 hour window later in the day if you know where you'll be. and if wan't to pay an additional $8 you can have an item be delivered within 1 hour. amazon told me this week it's been mostly gift type items being ordered. but also holiday supplies items people don't want to rush to the store for like wrapping paper.. egg nog scotch tape cooking ingrediants. hopefully, you are not a procrastenator like me but just in case last minute gift wise with this service people can order up to 11:59pm on crhistmas eve in time for a present to make it under the tree on christmas morning. (grant) and a reminder... this year... kron 4 will have expanded new year's eve converage. starting at 8-p-m we will have new years live from las vegas
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with musical and entertainment acts. then at 11:30... justine waldman and i -- along with j-r stone and spencer blake -- will host new years live from san francisco. we will bring you the fun and fireworks from along the embarcadero. join us starting at 8-p-m on new years eve. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) steve aveson and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) news of a possible terror attack at one of san francisco's most popular attractions... has locals and tourists stunned. but the plan hatched by a modesto man was averted. how it the case unfolded (catherine) and he is a violent felon... and was serving time in a hawaii
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mental hospital. now in jail in stockton.. hawaii wants him to come back to islands.(steve) and it's official.. the new tax bill will be come law. (catherine) more news coming up in 70 seconds... on kron 4 news at six. ♪ [ splash ] [ horn sounds ] dang! ok, i gotta run. hey, wait, there's something i need to tell you- dang. dang!
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dang! dang. dang. see zero in a whole new way. get zero down, zero deposit, zero first month's payment, and zero due at signing on select volkswagen models. now with the people first warranty. (steve) tonight at six... the f-b-i says san francisco's famed pier 39 was the target of a planned terror attack... and a northern california man is under arrest. now-- we're learning disturbing new details about when the attack was going to happen. (catherine) today the f- b-i announced the arrest of 26-year-old everitt aaron jameson of modesto. he served in the u-s
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military...and the f-b-i says he later converted to islam and pledged allegiance to isis. (steve) jameson was allegedly planning to attack pier 39 on christmas day. thank you for joining us...i'm steve aveson.(catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore. we have extensive team coverage on this story tonight. we start with kron 4's terisa estacio...who's live at pier 39 terisa? (estacio - )pier 39 is a very popular place often extremely crowded and that is the point the fbi says jameson told an agent this san francisco landmark he wanted a large area where he could use explosives and firearms to inflict causalities. (estacio) the fbi says this man everitt aaron jameson of modesto is a terrorist who wanted to attack san (estacio)everitt aaron jameson. the fbi is calling the modesto man a terrorist who wanted to attack san
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francisco, specifically pier 39. for months, the fbi says they have been tracking his every move including how on the internet he liked and loved terrorists acts, such as when a truck driver killed 8 on a manhattan path in october of this year. the fbi's joint terrorism task force began video surveillance of jameson. in court documents, jameson soon met with undercover agents posing as a senior leader in isis. jameson told the agent quote "i have been trained in combat and things of war." "jameson stated he needed ammunition, powder, tubing and nails. when asked what kind of weapon he would need, he noted he would prefer an assault rifle. jameson served in the us marines and attended basic training later earning a sharp shooter rifle qualificationas far as pier 39, jameson said quote "he had been there before and knew that it was a heavily crowded area and that according to jameson, no reconnnaisance or site survey would benecessary and quote jameson said christmas was the
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perfect day to commit the act and he did not have and did not need an escape plan because he was ready to die." sot/tc: michael nacht, berkeley professor of public policy. he was committed, he wanted to prove himself. michael nacht a berkeley professor of national security and foreign policy shared his expertise on how someone once committed to the serving the us changes course and becames radicalized.nacht. it happens, he watches video's, something happens and it turns him.as the days got closer to the targetted event jameson backed away from the plan - saying at the last minute quote i can't do it." yet, he offered this chilling statement quote, we have penetrated and infiltrated your disgusting country. these acts will continue, until the lions of islam will over take you."
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(catherine) for many people who live and work at or near pier 39, the possibility of a terror attack left them uneasy.(steve) kron 4's camila bernal take you."islam will over take you." (catherine) for many people who live and work at or near pier 39, the possibility of a terror attack left them uneasy.(steve) kron 4's camila bernal spoke to locals and tourist who tried to be alert, while also enjoying their day at the pier. pkg:when you work at pier 39, the crowds are part of your everyday life1:00:30:01 i worked christmas before here and it's one of, for sure, the busiest days of the whole year but after hearing about the possibility of terrotist attack, yonathan reyes was uneasy about showing up to work today1:00:45 i'm going to
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be thinking about it you know because there's that one person they caught but who knows there might be another person thinking about that reyes is not alone with his fears1:04:30 if we're having more and more what's going to happen in a few years? how do we protect ourselves? how do we protect our world without making harsh judgements on other people?the questions are hard to answer 1:07:43 we don't want to live in fear but you have to be mindful of it at the same time so you have to play the balancing game these days.for the thousands and tourists and locals who came to pier 39 today fear was not enough of deterent. 56:39 i'm not going to hide in my house just because there's a threatpier 39 officials say they will have extra security throughout the holidays reporting in san francisco camila bernal kron 4 news. (catherine) pier 39 released a statement regarding the f-b- investigation into a planned attack. it reads in part... "...our top
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priority is the safety and wellbeing of our guests, employees and tenants. pier 39 will continue to work closely with city of san francisco agencies -and law enforcement officials toward this goal. "the san francisco police department will provide an increased visible presence along the waterfront throughout the holiday season." (steve) and we continue to cover this story on our website... there you can read all of the documents released by the f-b-i today. we also have information on how to protect yourself from a potential terror attack. it's all on kron-4 dot com. (steve) new tonight at six... the man who escaped from a hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to san jose is being sent back to hawaii. a warrant was issued today authorizing randall saito's extradition. saito has been a hawaii state hospital patient for nearly four decades since being found not guilty by reason of insanity of a woman's murder. he walked out of the hospital last month and took a taxi to the airport and boarded ta plane to san jose.
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he was arrested in stockton a few days later. a live look outside right now... as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. clear and cold early mornings with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(top vo/steve) with little or no rain so far this year it is not likely anderson reservoir in morgan hill will be spilling over anytime soon, like it did back in february. (tele vo) but there are new worries tonight about some problems with the spillway at anderson and two other dams in the south bay. kron four's rob fladeboe has the story. rob fladeboe/morgan hill "...i'm here at the aging spillways at anderson dam in morgan hill which has come under new scrutiny as a result of a recently completed study that found some worsening
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structural problems like cracks in the concrete...." some of the cracks are quite visible, others not so much. there is no immediate danger, not with the reservoir only a third full right now but the area downstream of the dam is densely populated. the problems with the spillway at anderson are not unlike those that led to the failure of the spillway at the oroville dam back in february, leading to the emergency evacuation of tens of thousands of people in harms way.marty grimes/santa clara valley water district "....because of what happened in oroville dam owners throughout the state are taking a much deeper look at their spillwaysand seeing if we have similar vulnerabilities and it turns out we do have some vulnerabilities that we need to take careof...."(map)it isn't just anderson dam. the concrete spillways at guadalupe dam and calero dam
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in hillssouth of san jose also have extensive cracks that could some day undermine the bedrock beneath, similar to what happened in oroville. the dams and spillways were designed and built decades ago and require regular maintenance marty grimes "....it's important to recognize that our spillways performed well. they performed well last winter and they arent used all that often but we do have an on going seismic retrofit program happening which is already addressing some these same issues..."indeed, the anderson dam spillway held up just fine when the reservoir overflowed last winter for the first time in ten years but the ensuing flood resulted in a $100 million dollarsin damage. rob fladeboe"....until the seismic retro fits and repairs are complete the three reservoir will be kept well below capacity out of an abundance of caution. in morgan hill rob fladeboe kron 4 news (catherine) more than a million acres have been burned by wildfires this year...leaving many
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californians homeless. the thomas fire in southern california is set to become the largest wildfire in state history. it's burned more than 270-thousand acres and destroyed more than a thousand buildings, many of them homes. the thomas fire is now 65- percent contained and all mandatory evacuations have been lifted. it's expected to be fully contained by january seventh. (steve) in national news... president trump has signed the republican tax reform bill into law. president trump put pen to paper on the measure this morning in the white house. the signing came just days after both the house and senate passed the measure. (steve) the president also signed a continuing resolution keeping the u-s government open until january 19th.
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the spending measure includes four billion dollars for missile defense. after the signings, the president headed off to his private resort club in florida for his christmas break. (catherine) congress went home for the holidays after coming up with a deal to avoid a government shutdown. (steve) but washington correspondent drew petrimoulx reports the short-term deal sets the stage for a big fight next year. the deal funds government operations at current levels through january 19th. but many republicans left washington frustrated. rep. bradley byrne, r-al: "when we come back after the first of the year were going to get this decided one way or the other." alabama congressman bradley byrne wants a long term boost in funding for the military without equal increases for domestic programs. but that would end a the long- standing agreement with democrats to treat both sides of the budget equally. rep. french hill, r-ar: "i would love to break that." fellow republican french hill also wants to see the agreement end. rep. french hill, r-ar: "i don't think we should hold the national security preparation of the united
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states hostage for some sort of dollar for dollar deal." drew petrimoulx, reporting: "many republicans hoped to have that fight before the holiday. now they promise to make their stand in the new year." meanwhile, democrats are ready to fight for their own issues. sen chris coons, r-ct: "we have failed to act to protect the dreamers here in our country." nat dreamers as congress prepared to leave town washington -- democrats faced increasing pressure to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. sen michael bennet, d-co: "it is unimaginable now that we wouldn't find a way to resolve their status."lawmakers returned home without tackling the issue but democrats are promising that fight will also happen in january. in washington, im drew petrimoulx (( v.o. / steve áá )) an internationally reknown conductor will not be coming to performwith the san francisco symphony after accusations of sexual assault. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) great news for north bay students displaced by the firestorm, today they learned that they'll be able to return to school in the new year and today they got a sneak peak
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(( áá v.o. / steve áá )) a series of fires in one east bay town leaves 5 building destroyed and now police think it's a case of arson
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(catherine) in the east bay... at least five buildings have been destroyed in a series of fires in antioch. firefighters believe they were arson. the fires broke out just before 10:00 last night near the corner of madille and 'a' streets. three homes and
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two out-buildings burned ... all within a few blocks of each other. a man who used to have a business in the area says in fact that he moved because ofearlier fires in the same location. he says this was the third fire in the area since june.
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cameras were able to capture a picture of him. police say the victim is suffering from a life-threatening injury. (catherine) happening tonight... police in the east bay are preparing for another huge side show. this comes after more than a thousand people gathered at a sideshow in union city last weekend. it happened in the food max parking lot on industrial parkway. this is video from past sideshows in the bay area... now police say they have information that there could be another sideshow tonight in the same parking lot. officers are working with the property owner to try to prevent it. extra security officers will be on the scene... and parts of the parking lot will be closed. patrol officers will also be monitoring other areas of the city for sideshow activity. (steve) the san francisco symphony is canceling planned performances by a well- known conductor... because of allegations of sexual misconduct. charles dutoit is the principal conductor of london's royal philharmonic orchestra. he's accused of
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assaulting several musicians. he was set to conduct the san francisco symphony for two weeks in april. the symphony will now announce a new conductor. (catherine) most americans say not enough is being done to protect victims of sexual assault. that's according to a new associated press poll. those sentiments held up with women across party lines as well as most men. one group that felt differently ---- 52-percent of republican men argued that not enough is being done to protect the 'accused.' the poll comes as accusations of sexual misconduct pile up against powerful men -- in entertainment, news and government. among those facing accusations is president trump, who denies any wrongdoing. (steve) christmas is just days away...and plenty of people are traveling through s-f-o. this was the scene earlier today... this week more than 100-thousand fliers have passed through each day. people are being warned to
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get to the airport two hours before there flight. but not many people actually followed that recommendation... (steve) t-s-a says it does not allow people to get in front of the line if they are running late...which is why they stress the importance of giving yourself at least two hours during the busy holiday travel times. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the four zone forecast. clear and cold early mornings
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with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(catherine) after the north bay firestorm hit in september....many students were affectedwhen their schools were either damaged or destroyed. on this last school day of 2017, some elementary school students displaced by the wildfires got a big surprise. their school was given the green light to reopen after the christmas holiday....and today - they were treated to a special welcome home party ... kron4's haaziq madyun was there. sotseeing
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the return of students at john b. rieli elementary school in santa rosa is an emotional sight for sonja ottolini. she is among the many parents of students who were displaced two months ago as a result of the north bay wildfiresot< jemima menke/rirbli elementary school parent: "it is a home coming really">the students are returning with a full first responder escort after being relocated to a pair of schools is the mark west union school district. riebli received very little damage from the wildfire but the surrounding neighborhood was devasated. the students were relocated to protect them for any possible health hazards from the clean up effortsot< jemima menke/rirbli elementary school parent: "really this school has been a symbol of hope for this whole community. i mean you look 360-degrees around us and everything is burned. it was raining fire down on this school and yet her it stands strong for all these kids so">
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the school district superintendent talks about that special motorcade for the kidssotnat/haaziqit's gotta be a thrill for them?sotin santa rosa haaziq madyun kron4news (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) a young man rejected by the marines is arrested in a terror plot .... the fbi says it was planned for pier 39 on christmas day (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) police in the east by are tracking the whereabouts of a man accused ofsexually assaulting a jogger
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(catherine) happening now... police are looking for ta man accused of sexually assaulting a woman jogger in berkeley. and there's now a picture of that suspect. surveillance cameras captured the man as he fled the area. he's described
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as a hispanic man in his 30's.... he was wearing a baseball cap and blue pants. the assault happened december 10th near the berkeley bowl grocery store. police say the woman had been jogging around nine a.m when she was attacked. san jose police arrest a man after they say he tried to meet up with an underage girl. officers arrested 33- year-old joe nanez after he contacted a 14-year-old girl who actually turned out to be an undercover police officer. he also sent the officer explicit images. when nanez showed up to meet the girl he was met by san jose police officers and arrested. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) did the engineer know the train was going too fast? we've got new insight into the amtrak train derailment (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) see something say something, how a friend of the suspect, helped the fbibecome aware of the modesto man who planned a terror attack
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(catherine) more now on that alleged terror plot...targeting people on pier 39 in san francisco's pier 39. the f=b=i is detailing how the 26 year old tow truck driver from modesto was stopped before he could carry out a christmas attack. (steve) you know the phrase "if you see something, say something"? that's just what happened
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when a facebook friend of the suspect started reading some of his posts. here is a closer look. everitt aaron jameson first turned up on the fbi's radar a little over three months ago, when an informant, what the bureau calls a confidential human source, reported that the modesto tow truck driver had been praising isis .... and when the terror group posted a facebook image of santa bringing a box of dynamite to times square, he gave it a heart, meaning he loved the idea.the next month he messaged the informant, apparently a woman, begging her to join the cause, which the fbi took to mean isis.on halloween, he messaged that it was a day that non-believers reveled in sin.it was also the day that terrorist drove a truck into a crowd of pedesttrians and bicyclists in new york city.the fbi says
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jameson rejoiced when he learned the driver's identity, telling the informant, i am glad we muslims are hitting back.by thanksgiving, federal agents were interested enough to begin surveillance of jameson's home and place of business.ten days ago, an undercover fbi agent known as u=c=e=one began contacting jameson on social media. posing as an isis sympathisizer jameson told him, "call on me when i'm needed."the fbi sent in a second undercover agent, this one claiming to be in direct contact with isis leader abu bakr al=baghdadi.last week, the two had their first meeting.jameson allegedly said he wanted to carry out an attack like the one in new york ... or the deadly san bernardino assault on a government office christmas party.he specifically named pier 39 in san francisco, and asked for help in obtaining weapons and bomb=making materials.last monday, the investigation suffered a near disaster when an agent at fbi headquarters mistakenly called jameson's cell phone.the caller hung up quickly when jameson answered in arabic, but jameson called the number back.the callbackwent to the agent's personal message, but federal agents were taking no more chances.on wednesday, they got a search warrant for his home.there they say they found weapons, explosives and
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a letter saying in part, "these acts will continue until the lions of islam overtake you."the agents say jameson was present and told them he would be glad to carry out attacks on behalf of isis. (steve) two days before his arrest, jameson did message his supposed isis contact saying "i don't think i can go through with this." we will have to see if that momentary failure of will has any impact on the legal case against him. (steve) we continue to cover this story on our website... you can read all of the documents released by the f-b-i today. we also have information on how to protect yourself from a potential terror attack.
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it's all on kron-4 dot com. (catherine) another big story we're following.. march fong eu-- california's first female secretary of state... has died. she was 95 years old. she died in irvine from complications following a fall and surgery. eu was a trailblazer for women and chinese americans. she served in the state assembly before becoming california's chief elections officer in 1975. she held that position until 1994 when president bill clinton named her ambassador to the pacific nation of micronesia. eu ushered in voter registration by mail and campaigned successfully to ban pay toilets in public buildings. now a look at our other top stories. here in the south bay the spillways at three dams have come under scrutiny in the wake of a new report that has discovered troubling cracks in
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the aging concrete. the spillways are at anderson dam in morgan hill along with dams at guadalupe and calero reservoir in the hills south of san jose. there is no immediate danger with the reservoir well below capacity but the the problems are similar to those that led to the failure of the spillway last winter at oroville dam. water managers say the cracks are already being dealt with as part of routinemaintenance but will ultimately require a major upgrade as part of seismic retrofits planned for the the three dams. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news fire officials in investigating a string of stucture fires as arson.just before 10 if there ever was a day to give yourself two hours to
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get to and through the airport it's today thousands of travelers caught off guard when they stepped inside the terminals and saw the long lines that started early in the morning if you're wondering if the tsa allows people to get to the front of the line if you're running extremely late the answer is no. they say by now everyone knows the two hour rule at sfo will tran k4. sothere at john b riebli elementary school in santa rosa students are returning after being displaced two months ago by the north bay wildfire sot
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sot< jemima menke/riebli elementary school parent: "really this school has been a symbol of hope for this whole community. i mean you look 360-degrees around us and everything is burned. it was raining fire down on this school stands strong for all these kids so">in santa rosa haaziq madyun kron4news chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with another look at the four zone forecast... clear and cold early mornings with seasonable temperatures expected through the weekend. there remains a very slight chance of light rain for the northern portion of the region sunday into sunday night. otherwise, ongoing dry conditions through much of next week with temperatures near seasonal averages.
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(catherine) there's new information about the moments before an amtrak train derailed in washington state. just 6 seconds before it happened - the train's
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engineer commented thatthe train might be going too fast. that's according to the national transportation safety board. three people died and more than 100 were injured when the train derailed monday. camera footage recovered at the crash site showed that the engineer applied the brakes shortly before the accident, but he did not appear to use emergency brakes. the train was going 78 miles an hour when it crashed -- in an area with a 30 mile an hour limit. video showed that crew members were not using cell phones or other personal electronic devices at the time. (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) the holidays are upon us and with 7o million people doing some form of travelwe've got some restrictions you'll want to know about to ease your journey
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(catherine) on christmas day.. cal-train and sam-trans will run on a holiday schedule. both agencies will be open on a typical sunday schedule on christmas eve and christmas day. cal-train will also offer the standard shuttle service to and from its san jose stations. (steve) in sports -- jimmy garoppolo is getting ready for his biggest test as a 49er. we'll hear how the team has been preparing to face the jacksonville jaguars on
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sunday. (catherine) and as crazy as it might sound -- the raiders still have a chance to the playoffs mark carpenter -- will tell us how the silver and black can sneak in with an eight and eight record. he has all the sports coming up i love you, couch. you give us comfort. and we give you bare feet, backsweat, and gordo's... everything. i love you, but sometimes you stink. soft surfaces trap odors. febreze fabric refresher cleans them away for good. because the things you love the most can stink. and plug in febreze to keep your whole room fresh for up to 45 days. breathe happy with febreze.
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a little present for raider nation-- for as puzzling as it may seem, there is still a smidgen of a chance for the raiders to make the playoffs. however, keep in mind, it is a very, very, very small chance. less than one percent to be exact... because they have to win out and hope several other teams lose---including the bills,titans, chargers and ravens. they have a huge test monday night....when they visit the eagles in philly. at 12-and-2, the birds have the best mark in football... and even without carson wentz, they are still expected to make a deep playoff run. from here on out, nick foles
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is in charge of the offense raider fans know him as the guy that threw 7-touchdowns against them a few years ago. jack del rio...on the highest-scoring offense in football. "they've been very explosive. doug has done a great job of going in there. they have over 30 points a game. i think they're in the positive turnover ratio, plus-9, plus-10, right in that area, which is what you want to be. it helps you be explosive like that. they have a good football team. they're good in all three phases." "they are running their same offense, you know i don't see any difference. they do a great job with the wide receivers, they do a great job with zach ertz an outstanding tight end. i don't see much difference, they score a lot of points". now to more news regarding the silver and black--marshawn lynch was there at sunday's game, but he will still get fined. beast mode...has to pay the league 24-thousand dollars for his actions over the weekend...taking his helmet
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off and screaming at officials to a point where he had to be restrained by teammates. this was after the game- sealing play when derek carr fumbled into the endzone. it's the 3rd time lynch has been fined this season. in santa clara-- playoffs are out of the question and have been for a while... however, this weekend, the team can build up some equity for next year... and send a strong statement to the rest of the league. 49ers hosting the jacksonville jaguars on sunday. a game that is easily the most formidable test for this revamped-niners club that has jimmy garoppolo running the show. and we really can't talk enough about that jaguars defense... very reminiscent of those seattle and denver defenses that won super bowls. 31-turnovers this year... and 51- sacks...14.and a half of those belong to calais campbelll. the former arizona pass rusher...and someone the 49ers are very familiar with.
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off the field, the 49ers...celebrating christmas the right way. general manager john lynch...recently hosted a christmas party at team headquarters for children from the boys and girls club and military families. attendees were treated to a brunch, given presents, and got to watch a practice session in santa clara. the event is a yearly tradition organized by the john lynch foundation... for the 2nd time this week, warriors playing the lakers... and tonight, they'll have one of their core members back in the lineup. draymond green..returning to action...after missing the last four games with a shoulder injury. during that span, the champs have been just fine..going
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undefeated. despite his return, warriors could still be missing some key contributors... zaza pachulia and shaun livingston, questionable to suit up tonight the real big one is steph curry...who's still out with an ankle injury. he will more than likely miss the christmas day showdown with the cavaliers. outside of basketball, the warriors making time to spread some holiday cheer. nick young...with a special surprise for the pediatric patients at kaiser oakland. swaggy p...morphed into swaggy santa...passing out gifts and played some mini basketball with the kids. this is all part of the organization's annual 'season of giving' initiative...where they help out thousands of families across the bay area. finally, a fantastic example of turning trash into treasure. earlier this week, texans defensive lineman jadeveon clowney...received a lot of fan mail from jaguars fans. a ton of trash cans...this was in response to clowney calling jacksonville
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quarterback blake bortles a átrash qb. but, clowney took it all in stride... put the cans to good use...filled all of them, plus an entire truck with toys..to donate to charity. (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) not everybody get's to dress up super snazzy for the holidays but one organizationis stepping up to let some folks feel like they're puttin on the ritz!
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(catherine) it's the time of year when lots of people get the chance to dress up for holiday parties.. but for many girls in low-income communities, a brand new outfit just isn't affordable. (steve) that's where a unique charity comes in ... providing young girls with a bit of glamour and a greater message of empowerment this holiday season. kristen holmes explains how the organization is helping girls feel good about themselves - inside and out. simone mitchell/4th grader: i picked this one because red is my favorite color and it makes me feel happy. simone mitchell grinning ear to ear--showing off her brand new designer dress - just in time for the
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holidays. simone mitchell/4th grader: i felt surprised because i didn't know i was going to get a dress. nats where's the medium? this is not a small. simone is just one of hundreds of girls across the countrypicking out new dresses--tags still on-- this holiday. i picked this dress because it's gold and white and it's my favorite color.i like the colors and all the designs on iti feel like i'm on a red carpetall thanks to the "believe in yourself" project -- a non- profit charity that donates unworn designer dresses to girls whose families have limited means. hoping to give the gift of confidence and empowerment. sam sisakhti/founder, believe in yourself project: everything is brand new, so i think that's the kind of what makes it unique. 00:39:45 i felt very strongly about it being stuff with the tags on it so
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they feel really good that they feel like this is a new item just for me. before his organization received non- profit status - founder sam sisakhti (prono:sis-aaahk-tee) wasn't able ask for donations. so he foot the bill for the dresses himself.sam sisakhti/founder, believe in yourself project: initially i was using samples, then i ran out of samples well then i was like okay i'll dreses. so i started buying the dresses, then i would go and donate them in different cities dresses. the charity teams up with community organizations across the country -- like the boys and greater washington. part of its help these girls overcome body-bullying ... and encourage them to pursue matter what obstacles they face. to get back to straight as in math.simone mitchell/4th grader: my goals are to get an education and make my dad and once they do..sam sisakhti/founder, believe in yourself project: if you guys hit the goal this spring we'll come back with another dress. in washington, i'm kristen holmes. (catherine) for more information - or to make a donation -- go to our website at kron four dot com. (steve) back here in the bay area... parking on both ends of the golden gate bridge will be restricted... starting saturday. the restrictions will be in effect between 11 in the morning and five in the evening... and will be in place through
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january first. visitors can still access the welcome center at the south end of he bridge and the vista point that overlooks at the north end by public transit... bike.. taxi or ride sharing. (steve) and this year... kron 4 will have expanded new year's eve converage. starting at 8-p-m we will have new years live from las vegas with musical and entertainment acts. then at 11:30... justine then at acts. then at 11:30... justine waldman and grant lodes -- along with j-r stone and spencer blake -- will host new years live from san francisco. we will bring you the fun and fireworks from along the embarcadero. join us starting at 8-p-m on new years eve. final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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>> it's america uproar. >> the e-mails shaming these former beauty queens. >> it is inexcusable. credible threat to katie per tee. did this stalker follow her on the concert tour across america. >> he will do whatever it takes to be with katy perry. it sounds like he is stalking this poor woman. message to meghan markle. did this princess wear a racist when she met meghan markle. >> it is harto believe she didn't know what she was wearing when she did it. >> he plastered the meryl streep she knew posters all across america. >> what evidence do you have that she knew. >>

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