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tonight a vigil remembering the 15 year old. why city officials say police should not have been called. a kayaker goes ends up in the water....and unaware of the danger lurking nearby. we talk to him about the close encounter. (ken) tonight in the east bay .... a vigil is being held for a teenager who drowned in his school's swimming pool yesterday.(ken) thank you for joining us i'm ken wayne (pam) and i'm pam moore. grief counselors have been on hand during school hours ... and this evening, the community is coming together to remember the freshman.(ken)
kron 4's ali reid joins us live from san ramon valley high where the vigil is about to start. ali? a large crowd is expected at tonight's vigil, so it will be held in the school's football field.students, friends and people from the community are starting to gather here at the school.also, the memorial in front of the pool where ben curry drowned ...continues to grow.he was found at the bottom of the deep end yesterday afternoon.friends say the 15 year old was kind, and funny. he also loved sports and was an avid basketball player.friends have been dedicating sneakers to the teen.the cause of death is still formally underinvestiga tion. however a suicide prevention hotline number is posted on his memorial.a family friend and classmates are trying to process the freshman's untimely death.sot sotsota friend of the family
tells me ben was a miracle baby, and his mother's pride and joy.i'll have more from the memorial coming up at 9. reporting live from danville .. ali reid ... kron 4 news. (pam) an a-c transit bus driver was áarrested for carrying a loaded weapon on a bus.(ken) we're told the man told his supervisor on tuesday that he did not feel safe and that he'd be bringing a gun to work.(ken)as kron4's michelle kingston reports -- police were notified and stephen williams was taken into custody. (mk)ray kelly, alameda county
sheriff's office"he said that he did not feel safe and that he felt it was in his best interest to carry a gun while operating a bus."stephen williams has worked for ac transit for more than a decade ...and told his supervisor on tuesday he did not feel safe and would be taking a gun on his bus.investigators say his supervisor immediately called police -- who arrested williams at the bayfair bart station in san leandro around 3 in the afternoon on tuesday. ray kelly, alameda county sheriff's office"we understand people have reasonings for doing what they do but in this case, it's illegal and we cannot have bus drivers carrying loaded firearms on them."williams was carrying a loaded 9 mm handgun and was charged with a misdemeanor.we asked his union -- local 192 -- why he might've felt the need to carry a weapon.they tell us they're unsure and have been trying to contact him since the arrest.law enforcement say williams has no prior record and are also unaware of why williams felt he needed a gun while driving passengers on his bus.ray kelly, alameda county sheriff's office"this is an issue between ac transit union and their managment and it's not an issue we are interested
in diving into. our job and our role is to protect the bus drivers and the bus patrons and we do that every day and obviously the issues at hand regarding employees and management is something they need to work out."we asked the union for an interview with williams .. but have not heard back.michelle kingston, kron 4 news. ( pam ) the disaster in hawaii is only getting worse. 4 news.kingston, kron michelle kingston, kron 4 news. ( pam ) the disaster in hawaii is only getting worse. a new fissure was confirmed in the leilani estates today , bringing the total to 15.(ken) the lava has destroyed 36 structures since it started last week. officials are now warning that hazardous fumes continue to be released from the cracks in the ground. kron 4's justine waldman is live in our newsroom ... she is monitoring the situation .. (justine) a thick cloud of
ash billowed out of halemaumau crater wednesday morning. this is caused by rocks falling in the crater, as the level of the lava lake inside the crater also drops. this creates potentials for steam-driven explosions. as the air gets harder to breathe. thick white smoke filled with toxic fumes rises from cracks in the asphalt.the national guard enters wearing masks to protect them from inhaling sulfur dioxide.lt. aaron hew land/national guard"i counted off 10 cracks all in the range over i would guestimate 2 to 4 inches and in that 2 to 4 inch range we were already well over what we would consider safe."caution tape keeps residents away from the danger. julie leialoha/leilani estates resident"like choking on rotten eggs fumes. it's really thick. just makes your eyes water, your throat hurts, everything hurts. your lungs literally ache so you just gotta run."julie leiahola lives on leilani avenue and went back home to pick up belongings. julie leialoha/leilani estates resident"my house is fine, it's standing so far. but it's just saturated with so2, only bummer is that i can't find any of my pets."nats
hawaii's governor david ige toured the national guard efforts in areas affected by the eruptions.gov."we believe that we will exceed the threshold and we are working to seek the disaster declaration." he believes the state will need federal help with the lava. .. which has blocked the road raylene lerum takes to her house.raylene lerum/leilani estates resident"it just felt it, as almost i could feel...i didn't think it was real at first, but it's almost like you could feel the lava flowing under you."the fate of her home is uncertain."it's very difficult not knowing ..." "we are very concerned, and thinking about what we can do as you see this keeps changing hour by hour sometimes." (justine) scientists are worried kilauea volcano could blow. they say its current behavior is mimicking what
happened in 19-24, when it saw a massive eruption. live in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news. (pam) turning now to our four zone forecast...(ken) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here with a look at the conditions tonight. lawrence karnow: we enjoyed plenty of clouds and drizzle near the coast this morning. the afternoon turned mostly sunny all the way to the coast. tonight will be mostly clear early before a return of patchy fog and coastal drizzle. a high wind watch has been posted for this friday and saturday. we could see some winds gusting over the mountains as high as 55 mph. on the satellite image you can see a few clouds off the coast and high pressure ready to build in over the next few days. as high pressure builds in we can expect offshore winds to bring clear skies and warmer weather to the bay area. highs tomorrow will be warmer with 70s and low 80s inland, 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s but becoming mostly sunny at the coast. the warming trend will continue on friday and saturday with plenty of sunshine to the coast but occasionally gusty winds too. mother's day should be a little cooler but nice. there is a slight chance of showers toward the middle of next week.
(pam) to the east bay .... where fremont police are searching for a suspect in a violent robbery. it happened near alder avenue, near oak street, on tuesday. that is where police say... a man knocked a woman to the ground... then forcefully tried to rip her chain from her neck. the suspect then crouched down... and was able to take the chain before running off. police are now reviewing surveillance video.. to try and track down that suspect. (oncam) laptop thieves have struck again in the east bay... this time in el cerrito. last thursday, police say, two suspects were loitering outside a starbucks on san pablo avenue.... around 4-50 in the afternoon. when a person stood up to throw out their garbage... the two stole her mac book pro... and fled the store to a getaway car. right now, there is no description of the suspects. (ken) it's getting so tough for residents to find parking spots in certain un- incorporated areas of san mateo county... that officials are discussing a plan more common in big
cities....residential parking permits. kron4's maureen kelly reports. here you can see what's been driving some neighbors nuts. lots of cars crowding their streets....making it so people who live here have a hard time finding a spot.oh it's tough on the street it's almost impossible first thing in the morning and after five those who live here point to different reasons that are contributing factors to the lack of street parking.workers coming from out of the area to park here on this street in selby park neighborhood in the unincorpated area located between redwood city and atherton.and i see 1020, literally different cars parking and people walking down the street to the landscaping area and that's where they take off from there's a lot of people not does this block for the followingthe bay area's housing crunch also seems to be a contributor to the parking crunch.(joe lococo, san mateo public works dept) with house and getting more and more expensive it's not unusual for people to live in a single house that might be children who are staying adult children who are staying with their parents a long time so if you have more people living in a single house you have more cars the past the deputy director of the county's public works department says the idea of instituting a residential parking permit program has been brought up by
neighbors here....and in another area called menlo oaks south of atherthon. it could entail issuing two permits per household and limiting the number of hours those without the permits could park on the streets. but even those who agree parking is tough around here...aren't too happy about it. i have three cars so, shrug.this idea is very much in the planning stages....the department of public works plans to hold a study sessions with neighbors to talk about how the program might work next month.maureen kelly kron4 news coming up at eight..
a kayaker falls in the water... just feet away from a great white shark. he tells kron-4 how he escaped unscathed. plus. why officials are warning about a possible reduced power supply to your home this summer. and next. a confrontation at lake merritt over a barbeque ... is caught on camera. why some city officials are saying, police should not have been called.
(pam) a family's weekend barbeque outing at a popular spot in the east bay ..... had the potential of turning seriously ugly.(ken) police were called in because of a dispute about where people can set up their charcoal grills.(pam) but as kron 4's haaziq madyun reports .... who was right and who was wrong ... could be a lesson in community civility and use of resources. cellphone nats/michelle snider "this is exactly what is the problem with oakland today. this lady wants to sit here and call the police on them for having a barbeque at the lake as if this is not normal">
that is the voice of michelle snider. she is using her cellphone to record a the woman you see here who called oakland police because... cellphone nats/voice of woman who called police"it is illegal to have a charcoal grill in the park here"the incident happened a couple of weeks ago here at lake merritt in oakland. michelle snider's husband kenzie smith says he and a friend were setting up for a weekend cook out like they have done for decades with their families when he says they were approached by the woman in the videosot sotaccording to this official oakland park and rec map of lake merritt there are six designated barbque locations, three stationary charcoal locations and three non-charcoal portable grill locations. smith and snyder were charcoal grilling in a non-charcoal grilling location sotit is againast the rules.. but is it a crime?sot lynette gibson mcelhaney/oakl and city council: "i think it
is really incumbent on all of us that when we call police it is for emergency purposes"> oakland city councilmember lynette gibson mcelhaney suggests other options instead of calling the police in this situationsotlynette gibson mcelhaney/oakland city council: "i want to encourage people to know when to call the police, when to raise a question of regulations with the city council, maybe there is a passive way to reach out to us">oakland mayoral candidate cat brooks looks at the situation from a different anglesotcat brooks/oakland mayoral candidate: "when you engage law enforcement in these kinds of things you are opening the door for things to go very wrong, the potential for arrests like in philadelphia with those two black men or worse physical assault or death and i don't believe in this day and age that white folks don't know that">however this case did not get out of hand.oakland police did arrive. both parties claimed they were being harassed. officers took a police report. no citations given and no arrests. smith was allowed to continue his weekend family barbque by the lake like he says has since he was a childsotand if that happens, it could be the beginning of building a better community.in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) four more states are
reporting illnesses... in an e-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. the c-d-c now says, 149 people in 29 states have gotten sick it is unclear if the new illnesses are still occuring. there has been a lag in reporting. and the most recent illness began two weeks ago. at least 64 people have been hospitalized with e-coli ... including 17
people with kidney failure.. one person has died in california. (ken) a close encounter for one kayaker who came very close to a great white shark. kron4's rob fladeboe met the man and heard how he escaped danger and why there is no shark warning following the sighting. rob fladeboe/seacliff state beach :....it's rare to see a shark from the beach here at seacliff state beach but they are spotted all the time from the air and yesterday was no exception..."giancarlo thomae/fell into water near shark "...i saw him briefly, about 30 seconds before but i had no clue he was still there....""marine biologist giancarlo thomae was paddling his kayak near the cement ship on tuesday looking for sharks when he found one, getting a little closer then he had planned.giancarlo thomae "....my glasses fell off and i leaned over too far and off i went..."the scene was captured from a helicopter. thomae says thatdark shadow is a great white shark, about the same size as his10 foot kayack.
chris gularte/specialized helicopter "....this year they seem to be about one or two feet longer, they're obviously larger, there are more people in the water with the nicer weather so it's kind ofinteresting..."thought to be attracked to the area because of abundnt food, sharks are hard to see from the surface but from 500 feet overhead, there is no mistaking them. thomae showed me the jawbone of a shark he thinks is about the same size as the one he was smimming with on tuesday. he does not think he was in any danger, however... giancarlo thomae "....these juvenile sharks that have been hanging around the ship are primarily fish eaters, in fact, they're teeth are designed for that, so they are not generally after big mammalian prey, so they are not going to come up and take a bite out of a boat that's as big as they are. but if you know there are sharks in the area i would not recommend you just go out and try to paddle with them..."rob fladeboe "....there are no shark warning signs posted here because this was not considered an official sighting and it didn't occur close enough to shore to put anyone at risk. in aptos rob fladeboe kron 4 news
(pam) we are tracking a few earthquakes at this hour.(ken) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here with where those just hit. lawrence lawrence karnow: we enjoyed plenty of clouds and drizzle near the coast this morning. the afternoon turned mostly sunny all the way to the coast. tonight will be mostly clear early before a return of patchy fog and coastal drizzle. a high wind watch has been posted for this friday and saturday. we could see some winds gusting over the mountains as high as 55 mph. on the satellite image you can see a few clouds off the coast and high pressure ready to build in over the
next few days. as high pressure builds in we can expect offshore winds to bring clear skies and warmer weather to the bay area. highs tomorrow will be warmer with 70s and low 80s inland, 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s but becoming mostly sunny at the coast. the warming trend will continue on friday and saturday with plenty of sunshine to the coast but occasionally gusty winds too. mother's day should be a little cooler but nice. there is a slight chance of showers toward the middle of next week. new ahead at 8 police are called on three black guests staying at an air-b-n-b..and it was caught on camera...why the neighbor says she called...and what happened when officers got there. week.middle of next week.
new ahead at 8 police are called on three black guests staying at an air-b-n-b..and it was caught on camera...why the neighbor says she called...and what happened when officers got there. plus. they are some of the hottest markets for housing....with the most potential for profit...and one is close to the bay area. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast. we'll talk a little warriors and houston. you're gonna have to wait a while. special moment with the oakland a's. we'll let you in on it. and if you're a giant fan. you love your team. you better duck. the got pounded
tonight, pounded! we'll have the pounding, in a few minutes." ((ken))here's what we are tracking new tonight at nine... medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the united states.one woman battled a disease for years only to find out - her near death experience - came from being misdiagnosed. her heart- wrenching journey and the importance of getting a second opinion...tonight on kron 4 news at nine.
(pam) whether you are looking to buy a home this year, or planning to invest in property, some cities could present more of a profit than others. forbes and realtor- dot- com ... are out with a list of housing markets with the most potential for growing profit. mary moloney has a closer look.. in today's consumer watch. pkg --reporter pkg-as follows--
that's key when it comes to real estate... but where do you invest your cash?try these five metro areas... atlanta, orlando, sacramento, dallas-fort worth, and las vegas.they're on lists of the hottest and most profitable housing markets in 20-18 ... from forbes and realtor.com. david greene, author, "long distance real estate investing": "the number one indicator you want to look for is new jobs moving into a market with higher wages."and those jobs... according to david greene, the author of "long distance investing," are what's putting atlanta on the map. david greene, author, "long distance real estate investing": "hollywood is actually moving into atlanta and bringing tons of jobs with it. with that, comes lots of small businesses." several florida cities made both lists... but orlando gets top marks. and if you declared home-buying in california impossible... think again. the golden state's capitol is sizzling hot. david greene, author, "long distance real estate investing": "one you get way more house for about half of the money. two, a lot of companies are allowing them to work from sacramento instead of san francisco so they don't have to worry about the commute.''meanwhile--
others are striking gold in the lone star state. david greene, author, "long distance real estate investing": "companies that are getting overtaxed in ca are leaving and going to texas and dallas specifically is experiencing an oil boom."after being one of the hardest-hit areas during the recession-- las vegas can thank the raiders for its resurgence.david greene, author, "long distance real estate investing": "they're building a stadium for them to play in and that's going to bring a ton of jobs to the area."and if you don't live near these markets, remember you can still invest from afar. for consumer watch, i'm mary moloney. coming up at eight.. a young girl rescued from sex trafficking...tonight her mom meets the good samaritan who saved her.
ltogether forever-a pixar night time spectacular. ooohhhh. ahhhhhh. okay, maybe two. celebrate friendship and beyond at pixar fest. staring april 13th at disneyland resort. (ken) the manager of california's power grid released their annual summer assessment today and it doesn't look good.(pam) the california independent system operator, or 'cal- iso', predicts capacity to serve consumers will be tight during evening hours on hot days. (ken) kron 4's gabe slate joins us live from the newsroom with more. gabe.. if it's a hot summer.cal iso
and sign up for flex alerts and when they go out conserve. in the newsroom gabe slate kron 4 news (ken) the golden state -- one step closer to becoming the solar state.(pam) california moving forward today, to become the first- in-the- nation to require new homes to be built with solar panels.(ken)capitol bureau reporter kody leibowitz has this story. kody leibowitz, @kodyleibowitz "just inside this building -- energy commissioners taking a significant step to continue its push for lowering greenhouse gas emissions. this move: using the sun as its saver."applause from most in attendance...as the california energy commissioners approved a requirement for new homes to have solar panels.the change would take place in 2020. zadie oleksiw, vote solar "building solar on new homes, as we've heard, is consistent with california's zero-net energy goals for new buildings."solar panels are not the only new requirement....the commission also voted for more energy efficient attics, windows and insulation...all of this for new homes and apartment buildings up to three stories bob reymer, california building industry association "adoption of these standards represents a quantum leap in
statewide building standards." new standards, new costs...the commission estimated solar panels could increase construction costs for a single-family home by about 10-thousand dollars.but commissioner mcallister says money would come back through monthly utility bills -- andrew mcallister, commissioner "it's something that is cost-effective for the home-buyer, the home-owner and they can be cash-flow positive from day one with solar on the roof."kody leibowitz, @kodyleibowitz "commissioners calling this vote historic -- saying while california will be the first -- other states are watching and won't be the last. reporting in sacramento, kody leibowitz kron4 news." (ken) new at eight... a grateful mother is thanking a couple who intervened when someone allegedly tried to kidnap her daughter. it happened sunday afternoon in the parking lot of a market in north sacramento. the 9-year-old girl was able to escape from the car before asking for help. that's when the cota couple comforted the young girl and recorded a confrontation with the alleged kidnapper. cryssa cota says she knew the severity of the ordeal, having survived
sex trafficking at just 14-years-old.cryssa cota/helped save young girl from kidnapping attempt: "with my past, at that moment that motherly instinct... i have to make sure she's okay. and i was so happy when i held onto her that she was okay."okay." sacramento police arrested the young woman for kidnapping. the girl's mother says she was at work during the attempted kidnapping. she says she's very much involved in her daughter's life and that she comes from a loving home. manny cota believes fate put them all together that day. (ken) now to our four zone forecast. you're looking live at the golden gate bridge.(pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look ahead lawrence karnow: we enjoyed plenty of clouds and drizzle near the coast this morning. the afternoon turned mostly sunny all the way to the coast. tonight will be mostly clear early before a return of patchy fog and coastal
drizzle. a high wind watch has been posted for this friday and saturday. we could see some winds gusting over the mountains as high as 55 mph. on the satellite image you can see a few clouds off the coast and high pressure ready to build in over the next few days. as high pressure builds in we can expect offshore winds to bring clear skies and warmer weather to the bay area. highs tomorrow will be warmer with 70s and low 80s inland, 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s but becoming mostly sunny at the coast. the warming trend will continue on friday and saturday with plenty of sunshine to the coast but occasionally gusty winds too. mother's day should be a little cooler but nice. there is a slight chance of showers toward the middle of next week.
) new at eight.... an oklahoma mother worst nightmare almost came true, after a stray bullet hit her child's crib. it happened outside of moore, oklahoma, saturday afternoon. the stray bullet struck the 18-month-old's crib ... just centimeters from hitting baby - axel. andrea johnson says, she first heard a loud nose and started looking around the house to determine what it was. it was not until she went upstairs to check on her son ... that she found the wood splinters. worried her son may have swallowed wood, she looked around and found the bullet. andrea johnson/mother: "when i pulled his crib back is when i saw something on the ground bent down picked it up and realized it was a bullet and that's when i just absolutely lost it." police say,
the bullet traveled through an outside wall, then through the high ceiling area in the living room, through a second interior wall, and it was stopped by a bar in the baby's crib. police say, the bullet came from a high powered rifle.. they believe an intoxicated neighbor may be at fault. (pam) a south carolina school trip took an unexpected detour. kids were taken to a gun show... and some parents were outraged.(ken) the trip was for elementary school kids to take a look at what life would be like in middle school. but they ended up at an armory. and without their parents permission. one substitute teacher on the trip...captured photos of the incident. students being shown different types of guns.... one woman says her son was on the trip...and she was shocked by what he said next.
me to tell you if i want my son to be introduced to be introduced to this type of stuff?">(ken) that parent says she tried to speak to teachers and principals but she has yet to get a response. (pam) in sports... an oakland a's player talks about the very special moment he had at last night's game... only two days after losing his mother to a-l-s...(ken ) the warriors- rockets showdown is finally almost here... gary will break it down... and have reaction from curry, durant, draymond.... and more.. coming up next at 8 three black air b-n-b guests surrounded by police after leaving their rental... why the neighbor called police on them... and what happened when police arrived. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message. i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care.
some filmmakers say, they were racially profiled, when a neighbor called police on them as they were leaving an air b-n-b. (ken) the caller says she saw them loading suitcases into a car and didn't realize the home was being rented. (pam) tina patel has body cam video released by police... to show how the situation was handled. natsot/guest"i literally walked out the house and saw the lady like this through the bushes and i said she's going to call the police. you guys are amazing, you're so so quick."on this officer's body
camera video, you can hear one of the airbnb guests stopped by rialto police joking about the neighbor who called 911. natsot/guest:"it's code black, there's too many black people in a white neighborhood."three of the four people leaving the airbnb were black.one of them the granddaughter of reggae legend bob marley. but police say it wasn't their race that raised suspicions of the neighbor.rather the fact that she didn't know the home was being used as an airbnb. you can hear her tell officers that. natsot/neighbor:"i wasn't being nosy, i was just being observant." interim chief mark king says there has been an uptick in property crime in that part of town, and he appreciates the neighbor reporting what she thought could have been a burglary. he hopes the body camera video shows that his officers treated the airbnb guests with respect, while they figured out the situation. chief mark king/rialto police :"because as you all know, we're experiencing a very extreme difficult time here in america with police community relations." (ken) (ken) one of the guests also posted her own video of the encounter to instagram last week.
(pam) dramatic video out of illinois tonight... where a little girl escaped a carjacking.take a look. the 11- year old's father had just pulled up to fill up at a gas station. and without warning... a man jumped into the driver's seat.. and took off... moments later, the young girl can be seen jumping from the car... as it sped off... and reuniting with her father. the incident has police warning people everywhere... take your keys out of the ignition, as a safeguard against thieves. it's finally here... the much-anticipated showdown between the warriors and the houston rockets for the western conference championship... it was all
set up last night... the warriors... behind kevin durant's 24 points... steph curry's 28 points... and the spectacular all-around play of draym,ond green... who became the first warrior ever to average a triple-double in a playof series... they dispatched the new orleans pelicans in five games... last night's score... 113-104 and the rockets... behind chris paul's playoff- career-high 41 points and a chip-in of 18 from a sick james harden... got by the utah jazz in five games as well... winning 112-102 let's hear from iguodala, green, curry, and durant...about the showdown series(sot: inguodala, green, curry, durant) "i think both teams are looking forward to the matchup. there will be a lot of intensity. we have a lot of characters on both teams so should be good for viewership." "wewant to win another championship, and it don't matter who's in the way of that. if you are in theway of that, then you happen to be in the way. we're not about to run around like, yeh we want to play tem in the conference finals for what? like it don;t matter to us who we play." "we know what they do. they know what we do. it's just a matter of playing
well on a given night. so we'll see what happens." "what do you both rememebr about the january 20th game. is there anything anyone said that stuck with you?""we lost, that was about it." "what somebody day after?... what did he say?""what did he saaay... (laughter)" nba payoffs... the sixers... down 3 games to 1.. trying to stay alive in boston... less than 30 seconds left... tie game... jason tatum... nice catch inside and fights off the contact for the lay-up... he had 25 points... celtics up 2 ensuing possession... joel embid... who had 27 points and 12 rebounds... tries to tie it for philly... but can't convert on the layup... ball goes out of bounds... embid wanted a foul... no dice the sixers still have a chance to win with 2.4 seconds left... but ben simmons'
baseball pass is picked off by marcus smart... celtics hold on 114-112... boston advances to the eastern conference finals anaginst lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers... game 1 is sunday the giants taking it on the chin in philadelpha... cute kid... with a baseball in philly... bottom 5th... 3-0 phillies... carlos santana.... with a flare to center off chris stratten... 2 runs score... 5-0 phillies... stratton gave up 5 runs in 4 2/3 innings... bottom 6th... it gets uglier... pierce johnson... wild pitch... runner scores... 8-1 phillies same inning... derek law... uncorks another wild pitch.. run scores.. 9-1 phillies final... 11-3 phillies... giants have lost three games in philly by a combined score of 26-5... they try to escape with a win in the series tomorrow afternoon
piscotty... who lost his mother... gretchen... on sunday after a battle with sunday after a gretchen... on sunday after a battle with als... came up to bat and was givien a roaring standing ovation by the a's fans... his teammtes... and the opposing houston astros piscotty came to the a's from the st. louis cardinals so he could be closer to his mother in her final days... both teams worked out a trade to make sure they could accommodate him and then... in his first at bat... piscotty lines a single to right-field... eliciting aother standing ovation... as a very emotional piscotty acknowleged the love today... he talked about that special moment...(sot: piscotty) "it was a special moment. kind of got in the box there, and heard the crowd start to roar, and stepped out and just wanted to acknowledge. say thank you for all the support the a's community has given me. the astros were great, they sent me a little card before the game, want to acknowledge them. my dad was there and had some other family, and it was a cool moment. and i know my mom was watching." the a's trying to the a's trying to salvage a game in
their 3-game series against the houston series against the houston astros... still ahead. a rock climber's incredible story of survival... after falling five stories. that's next at 8. tonight at 9 in san francisco, if you can find a rule, there is a pretty good chance you will find someone breaking said rulebut there is one rule or should i say law regarding the scooters that has not been mentioned but it needs to be discussed i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
he plummeted the equivalent of five stories. the 26 year old fractured his neck and back. but now he is walking again...something he wasn't sure would happen. (ken) at last check-- a fundraiser for seamus was up more than 47- thousand dollars. the goal is to hopefully raise 75- thousand dollars. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) but our primetime coverage continues. grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))thank you pam and ken...next at nine..the city of santa clara... asking people to come forward tonight...after allegations of sexual harassment surface against a member of the city council, who also happens to be a teacher.we'll hear from the city's mayor...next in a live report.plus...a vigil..held tonight for the 15 year-old high school student who drowned in the school's pool.we'll take you there live.
(grant) in the south bay, a santa clara city council member is facing allegations of sexual misconduct... and tonight police are asking any potential victims to come forward...(grant) thanks for joining u, i'm grant lodes...(vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis.... council member dominic caserta is accused of harassement and innappropriate behavior dating back more than a decade. kron 4's charles clifford is live for us in santa clara with details in a story that is new tonght at nine...charles . . well, council member dominic
caserta strongly denies these allegations but there are now calls for his resignation. according to reports, a personnell file for city council member dominc caserta.. who is also a high school teacher. . was sent to the staff at santa clara unified school district on monday. the file, which has since been removed, apparently showed that caserta has faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct during his career as a teacher. several incidents allegedly involved innappropritate sexual behavior towards students.soti was quiet distrubed.the allegations have shocked santa clara mayor lisa gillmor. she has now asked the city attorney to provide options for dealing with problem and has scheduled a public meeting on the issue for next tuesday. sotto discuss these option we could take against council member caserta and also give him the opportunity to explain to the public and answer some of these allegations. if necessary we can take action such as asking him to resign.