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(ken) tonight in a new jailhouse interview a fairfield father accused of torturing his 10 children says they were brainwashed.(ken) good evening i'm ken wayne. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis -- today his wife was charged with nine new felony child abuse charges. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us live from fairfield. j.r. what else did this father have to say? (jrs)(j.r.) well he misses his wife and his kids and he believes that he has evidence that will clear him and his
wife of any wrongdoing. sot at first they took my kids then they took my kids and now they took me. it's hard...never asked if you love your kids or if it's true. that from 29 year old jonathan allen who faces 16 felony charges including 7 counts of torture and 9 counts of child abuse on his 10 kids. tuesday allen spoke from a visitors jail cell in solano county.sot i want police to know that i am not an animal i am not an animal you didn't even ask me or tell me what i supposedly done... the couple's kids range in age from 4 months to 12 years old. the ten kids were recently rescued from this home. new court documents say that allen and his wife 30 year old ina rogers punched, strangled, bit, and shot their kids with weapons such as crossbows and bb guns. the documents go on to say that the couple hit the kids with weapons such as sticks and bats and subjected them to waterboarding. in fact
tuesday ina rogers was charged with 9 additional felony counts of child abuse. jonathan says him and his wife are not to blame and that his wife's mother brainwashed the kids.sot they would say this because they are brainwashed because they are still children....look at the other cases where people have been proven to brainwash children....implant items into children's brains. (jrs)(j.r.)ina rogers will face a judge tomorrow morning. she has already bailed out of jail but a new bail amount could be set. as for the evidence the father says he has. he talked about auto recordings that will clear his name and his wife's name. much more from that jailhouse interview tonight at 9. live in fairfield. j.r. stone kron 4 news. (ken) (ken) (ken) (ken) (ken) stay with kron 4 as we
continue to cover this child abuse case. on our website we have all of the court documents-- as well as a timeline of the investigation and video of what the home looked like when the children were rescued by police. it's all on kron4-dot-com. (vicki) it's the barbeque brouhaha that went viral... sparking a rally today after a video capturing those heated moments between one woman and a family using charcoal while barbequing at lake merritt. the confrontation caused controversy in oakland...then got shared around the world. kron 4's michelle kingston is live in oakland with the latest developments. michelle?
(michelle)a few dozen people were here today at oakland city hall -- doing exactly what that family was doing at lake merrit.they barbecued.and then they asked city leaders to make a change. (mk)frank anderson, oaklandi am just out here to stand up against racism that is happening right nowenjoying a meal in front of oakland city hall ...dozens of people on tuesday reenacting what one black family was doing at lake merritt just a few weeks ago -- grilling and enjoying their day ... when a white woman called police.that incident captured on cell phone video. "you want to call the police on them for having a barbeque on a sunday at the lake?""in an illegal spot. yes."the woman claims the men were using a charcoal grill and that it's not allowed at lake merrit.since that phone call -- some residents are demanding the end of what they say is the misuse of public resources dedicated to policing black communities and families.carroll fife, community activistthings are not as good as sometimes we
would like them to. this was a reminder of that and also a reminder of historically how the police have been used to control black bodies and we want to say that there is a different culture in oakland they're demanding action and accountability by their neighbors ... and city leaders -- speaking at city council after the rally outside.nikki fortunato bas, running for city council dist 2this wasn't an isolated incident of a white person calling the police on a black person. there's a pattern that's been happening all across the country. (michelle)coming up tonight at 9 -- hear from the wife of one of the two men who were barbecuing at lake merrit and what she thought of today's turnout.live in oakland michelle kingston kron 4 news (vicki) now to another big story out of the south bay where allegations of sexual harrassment appear to have led to the rapid downfall of a veteran politician. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports embattled santa clara city councilman dominic caserta has resigned from office. (dominic caserta)in a still unfolding scandal based on
multiple allegations of sexual harrassment, veteran santa clara city councilman dominic caserta has resigned that post. ((full screen graphic) in a statement, caserta said the allegations are false and that he has been convicted in the court of public opinion. among those calling for him to step down was santa clara mayor lisa gillmor.lisa gillmor/santa clara mayor "...i commend dominic caserta for making the right decision to resign from office, his actions have had a terrible stain on the city of santa clara...."the 43 year old caserta also ended his campaign for county supervisor amid the allegations, some dating back ten years or or more, that he sexually harrassed students at santa clara high school, where he teaches civics, as well as former camaign staffers.ian crueldad/caserta's former campaign manager "....you witnessed this behavior, yes he did it a couple of times right in front of me.."ian drueldad is caserta's former campaign manager.ian crueldad "....i decided to come forward because one of his victims is a friend of mine andi couldn't stand to see the expression on her face and how uncomfortable she waswhen this happened..."
so far, at least 9 people have come forward to accuse caserta of inappropriate behavior. the district attorney may have to decide whether there is evidence of criminal wrong doing.lisa gillmor/santa clara mayor "....it's not easy for anyone, especially young people or minors to stand up to people in screen graphic)a defiant caserta said he must now work to preserve his family, livelihood and health and the politically-motivated allegations against me will be put to the test and my name cleared. name cleared.test and my name cleared.
(ken)one day after dozens of palestinian protesters were killed along the gaza border, pro palestinian demonstrators rallied outside the israeli consulate. this is before marching to the san francisco federal building. (dbl bx) that's where kron 4's dan kerman joins us live with the story (dan) hundreds of pro palestinian demonstrators gathered outside san francisco's israeli consulate tuesday to protest u.s. support for israel, the moving of the us embassy to jerusalem, which israel views as its capitol and the violence and death that resulted from that.sot sharif zakout/arab resource and organizing center 18-29only ones who don't want peace are israel and they continue to take palestinian land and we have continued to come out here to protest more of those land grabs and the trump administration actually moving the embassy adds insult to
injury especially when they are talking of peaceamong the protestors were american jews who wanted to be clear they too don't support what happened monday.sot carole seligman/protesting against israel 42-51i'm really angry that my taxes are being used to fund this horrible oppression of palestinians by israelthe consulate closed early due to the protest, but a smaller group of counter demonstrators waving the israeli flag gathered across the street.sot suzy sholin/supports israel 59-108i support the embassy moving to jerusalem and i think one death is too many on any side though on opposite sides of the street, police provided protective barriers for both sides. eventually pro palestinian demonstrators took to the streets escorted by police, they marched from montgomery street to market to 7th and mission, where they rallied outside the san francisco federal buidling (dan)
(vicki) thanks to the fog sfo has one of the worst track records of airports in america for on time flights during the summer months. as kron 4's gabe slate reports sfo is implementing new technology that could help the pilots navigate through the fog and improve on-time departure and arrival performance. sfo has two sets of parallel intersecting runways, separated by only 750 feet. during clear weather conditions, planes can land side-by-side at a rate of up to 60 per hour. but when the fog rolls in and visibility goes down that performance can get cut in half and the delays begin to pile up.. sound from doug yakel - sfo spokesperson "we know we have a problem"sfo public information officer doug yakel, says the airport
has been testing out a new technology for the last year that will help keep flights on time during times of low visibility. the tests have gone well they are ready to drop $10 million dollars to build out the system and make a reality.sound from doug yakel - sfo spokesperson "the system is called gbas ground-based augmentation system "the testing is done but now the hard part.. they have to officially install and launch the new system which may take up to sound from doug yakel - sfo spokesperson "we need to work with faa to develop procedures system " gabe slate kron 4 news kron 4 news gabe slate kron 4 news
coming up at eight... dozens turned out to hear what can be done to get more affordable housing. we'll tell you if they came up with a plan in walnut creek. and -- a bay area homeless encampment is cleared out... how people and a kid votes himself "most likely to bomb the u-s"... and it gets printed in the school yearbook. hear how it made it past the eyes of school officials. i'm kron 4 meteorologist lawrence karnow coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast.details are right after the break.
a panel discussed the benefits of housing affordabilty. that panel made up of business, medical, transportation and education experts talked affordable housing in walnut creek today. city housing program officials say walnut creek currently offers 560 affordable housing units... with more than 140 others either currently being built or in the pipeline. walnut creek resident danny milks and his wife say they earn too much to qualify for affordable housing -- but they desperately want to stay in this community. the city not only wants more affordable housing.. but also to make market rate apartments more affordable. (ken) a massive clean up effort took place at the site of a former homeless encampment that had been growing in half moon bay for decades. kron4's maureen
kelly reports that the people living in that camp were given until 7am today to get into a shelter or move on. a cleanup crew started to fill dumpsters with the massive amount of garbage left behind from the former campsite alongside pilarcitos creek. the half moon bay city council voted in the fall to shut this camp down and do something to protect this enviromentally sensitve area that's been littered with a growing amount of human waste, drug paraphanelia and other trash that's been piling up here. at it's height officials believe 20-25 people had been living here every night. they city has been working with the people here for months trying to persuade them to get into shelters or other services. friday these signs were posted letting them know that they had to be out by 7am tuesday. well past that deadline people where still picking up their possesions. this man says he's found a better alternative to the shelter.my mother lives right down the road at the senior home and i'm better taking care of her wash a dish and hugging to grandma then get in
free something from someone else ian adamson is with one of the many homeless outreach organizations that came out here today to see if they can persuade the last minute stragglers to get help.push come to shop push come to show of today people i'm moving their stuff away i want to make sure he be here to make sure that some options other than just hitting the streets. we got some folks out here who are physically disabled and mentally disabled so we just been trying to offer them some short term housing to get them through this difficult time one camp resident who did not want to appear on camera camera told me that told me that she never imagined yourself in this situation, she said she still trying to find a permanent place to live and is going to some of the organizations to try and get some help. she says all she can do now is move forward maureen kelly kron4 news (vicki) in the east bay... a federal judge has struck down the city of oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port.. this is a major setback to city leaders who argue the coal operations would be unsafe and unhealthy. the judge ruled that there's not enough evidence to
indicate that... and said oakland made mistakes in its report -- including the claim that tons of coal dust would be blowing around. a city councilmember says the fight will continue and the city is reviewing its options. now to our four zone forecast. taking a live look outside at s-f-o.kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here now with the forecast lawrence karnow: there were plenty of clouds around today and it was slow to break up. as a result temperatures were cooler and below the average for most of the bay area. doppler radar is tracking some thunderstorms over northern california. clouds will once again be on the increase tonight with a few areas of drizzle. on the satellite you can see the low pressure area to the north spinning up those showers and thunderstorms. another low is just off the
coast. that will move right over the bay area tomorrow. it will bring a slight chance of showers to the bay area. highs will remain cool with numbers in the 50s and 60s. thursday will be slightly warmer with partly cloudy skies and highs in the 60s and low 70s. the warming trend will continue into the weekend with mostly sunny skies. another cool low will move in on monday to bring more clouds and a slight chance of showers to start next week.
new ahead at 8 -- a student votes himself "most likely to bomb the u-s"... and it gets printed in the school yearbook. hear how it made it past the eyes of school officials. border patrol introduced 51 national guardsmen to their temporary home. what's ahead for those troops at the border... when we come back. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast. go to houston. hear from some of the warriors. they are on the eve of game two. can lebron bring the cavs back? they got spanked the other day. are they back? we'll show you the highlights. and how 'bout for you rap fans, listen to kron. jay-z has been stung financially. a little bit later in this broadcast."
my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locate and mark fieldman for pg&e. most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. (vicki) national guard
troops arrived at the u-s-mexico border's west point of entry in calexico this week. that's part of an agreement governor jerry brown reached with president trump in april.(ken) brown agreed to let 400 national guard troops be deployed to the border. officials stress they are there to support border patrol agents, not apprehend immigrants. but some in the community oppose the move. alex cheney reports. (nats)el centro border patrol introduced the 51 national guardsmen to their temporary home.however, officials said their mission won't take them to the border.gloria chavez / chief patrol agent, el centro: "but its never going to be a front line border assignment or task. their job is going to be behind the scenes providing us the critical support that today border patrol agents do." the national guardsmen will be unarmed as they help agents who serve 71 miles of the u.s.- mexico border just outside the city of calexico.bill hodge / calexico city councilor:
"yeah, i think it's a slippery slope. i think it opens up a pandora's box. i think it irritates and intimidates and scares many people."hodge said the national guard is not necessary on the border and sees their deployment as a political action.bill hodge / calexico city councilor: "it's more of a political ploy, i believe, on trump's part, to trump up his idea, if you'll excuse the pun there, his idea of the wall or the fence." hodge plans to talk to city council about officially condemning the national guard's presence.bill hodge / calexico city councilor: "yes, i do think it's necessary that officially and publicly that the people know where their city officials stand." (vicki) president trump signed his memorandum deploying national guard troops to the southwest border in april. he said in the memorandum quote "the security of the united states is imperiled by a drastic surge of illegal activity on the southern border." (ken) an arizona school is apologizing for disturbing content in its year book. an eighth grader with a muslim name -- listed himself as "most likely to bomb the u-s."
the sonoran science academy called it a student's "misguided sense of humor." in almost every year book... you'll see a section where students vote for the most popular, or most athletic. in this case school officials say students where given open ended questions... they filled out the answers themselves. a school spokesman calls this an oversight. the school is now investigating. coming up at eight... lawmakers aiming to block the trump administration from cutting access to certain family planning programs. details on that legal fight coming up. lyft is following uber in changing the way passengers can pursue charges of sexual misconduct... we'll break down the new policy coming up. plus -- on national police week... the san francisco police department is hiring more officers... just how many are coming on board -- when we come back. ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take
additional uniformed officers over the next four years. funding for those new officers is part of san francisco mayor mark farrell's two year budget proposal. it is a public safety investment of $34 million dollars announced by the mayor tuesday here at sfpd police academy sot the mayor's proposed budget will not only increase current number of 1,879 officers at sfpd but it will also be used to improve their equipmentsot
aging. it needs to be updated"> the public safety investment is welcomed by the the police commissionsot a pair of city supervisors say the focus of this budget proposal is public safetysot sot the interim mayor's days being number however farrell says the passage of this budget will cement his legacy as a san francisco public servant sotin san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news
(vicki) today is peace officers memorial day and as part of the national police week events in washington, dc, president trump gave an address to the group today on capitol hill. omar jimenez has this report from washington. every year thousands of law enforcement officers and survivors gather in the nation's capital to remember those killed in the line of duty.president donald trump: the day we pay tribute to law enforcement heroes.according to the national law enforcement officers memorial fund, more than 21,000 officers have been killed in the line of duty since the late 18th century, 129 in 2017 alone. may 15 is peace officers memorial day, which falls within national police week, held every year in washington.jeff sessions / attorney general: we are well aware that we can't achieve
our goals without all of you, the 85 percent of law enforcement personnel in this country that are state, local, and tribal.many of the officers in attendance with peers and family now silently represented on the national law enforcement officers memorial wall.tracy lyons / wife of former police officer: the police community, they take care of you. they're family and they always will be. and there was family looking on as president trump spoke, including that of aaron allan, the suburban indianapolis officer shot 11 times trying to rescue a driver in an overturned vehicle.president donald trump: he served in law enforcement for 20 years, no job was too great, no job was too small.the president also speaking more toward policy. president donald trump: we believe criminals who kill our police should get the death penalty.he also added that millions of dollars of surplus military equipment is going to local police departments. in washington, i'm omar jimenez (ken) california attorney
general xavier becerra is leading a multi-state legal fight to block the trump administration from cutting access to certain family planning programs. the administration's proposal would change requirements for title ten, which provides family planning services for millions of uninsured and under-insured people. the coalition filed papers tuesday in federal court supporting multiple planned parenthood branches' request for a preliminary injunction on the proposal. becerra commented on the legal action today. < "the state of california is leading a coalition of 19 states and the district of columbia in filing an amicus brief in the d.c. district court for the district of columbia in supporting a nationwide preliminary injunction seeking to block this harmful rule change to title ten."> the u-s department of health and human services initiated the trump administration's title ten changes in february. the
department says it is not going to comment on pending litigation. (ken) lyft is now joining uber in giving passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue charges of sexual misconduct. both san francisco based companies announced the changes today. under the old policies... customers had to agree to resolve any legal claims in arbitration - rather than open court. settlements had to remain confidential. that's no longer the case. uber is trying to move past a string of scandals over the past year... including allegations of internal sexual harassment and a cover-up of a data breach. after announcing its own changes, lyft praised uber for making a "good decision." (vicki) now to our four zone forecast. you're looking live at the golden gate bridge.(ken) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look ahead lawrence karnow: there were plenty of clouds around today and it was slow to break up. as a result temperatures were
cooler and below the average for most of the bay area. doppler radar is tracking some thunderstorms over northern california. clouds will once again be on the increase tonight with a few areas of drizzle. on the satellite you can see the low pressure area to the north spinning up those showers and thunderstorms. another low is just off the coast. that will move right over the bay area tomorrow. it will bring a slight chance of showers to the bay area. highs will remain cool with numbers in the 50s and 60s. thursday will be slightly warmer with partly cloudy skies and highs in the 60s and low 70s. the warming trend will continue into the weekend with mostly sunny skies. another cool low will move in on monday to bring more clouds and a slight chance of showers to start next week. still ahead at 8 -- smokey robinson testifies on capitol hill. why the legendary singer has the support of at least one california lawmaker. plus -- a couple that survived the charlottesville deadly car attack gets a wedding ceremoney wedding week.start next ahead lawrence karnow: there were plenty of week.start next week.
still ahead at 8 -- smokey robinson testifies on capitol hill. why the legendary singer has the support of at least one california lawmaker. plus -- a couple that survived the charlottesville deadly car attack gets a wedding ceremoney they'll never forget... how it was all made possible. and -- volcanic activity continues to wreak havoc on hawaii's big island... the latest on how authorities are responding to this national disaster coming
i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein ((ken))breaking news tonight
to health so people in the area are being told to take action to limit further exposure. severe conditions may exist such as choking and inability to breathe.the ash cloud is now reportedly 12- thousand feet above sea level. again..the usgs has issued a red warning for hawaii's kilauea volcano where the threat of a major eruption remains high.we will continue to track this story and bring you the very latest at the top of the hour. (vicki) bill cosby's sentencing hearing is set for september 24th and 25th. the dates were announced in a court order today. cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand at his home in 2004. the 80-year-old faces up to 30 years in prison. his attorney has said he plans to appeal the conviction.
cosby is on house arrest. (vicki) in sports... after their big win in game one of the western conference finals... the warriors say they are only thinking game two tomorrow night...(ken) and lebron james and the cavs were throttled of game one of the eastconference final on sunday... would they bounce back and pull even tonight?... gary has the highlihgts... and all the sports... coming up next at 8 -- n-b-a legend michael jordan is making a special on camera debut! what t-v networks are teaming up to make it all possible after the break. fearless is a wild animal. crazy enough to believe it can change the world. fearless is resilient enough to suffer the slings and arrows -- and come out stronger. fearless reads the rules, understands the limitations, listens to the naysayers -- and then goes ahead and does it anyway. you know what we make. fearless makes us who we are.
that survived the charlottesville deadly car attack in august got their happy ending this past weekend. caroline coleburn reports. "like a princess"surrounded by friends and family, marissa blair is putting the final touches on her wedding day look..marissa blair, bride: "its indescribable im happy, im excited, im nervous"a day she didn't think would come... "i know im happy for you too, you deserve it"because of what happened here on august 12-th... marissa and her fiance marcus martin were victims of a car attack while counter protesting the unite the right rally.marcus pushed marissa out of the way... saving her life... and breaking his leg.: "he always
said he would do any and everything to protect me and he proved it": "i just had a reaction not even a thought just reacting, i can't even explain it"close friend heather heyer was killed in the attack, so they put wedding planning on the back burner. wedding planner and owner of bella giornata events heard the couple's story... and jumped in to help. christina moore, owner of bella giornata events and design : "i can't help them in the court room, i can't help them fight the kkk, i can't help racism, you know i can't fix these things for them. what i can do is make their dreams come true with the help of my friends today"she and more than 30-other vendors offered their services to give marcus and marissa the wedding of their dreams.: "even if me and marcus had got married and august 12th didn't happen, it would never have been anything like this is more than i could have ever dreamed of, its amazing": "we're really really grateful"the couple insisted one special person be part of the ceremony...: "without heather this wouldn't be possible and if heather was still here, heather would definitely be here on the front row""it is time to release your butterflies"the bridal wore purple and susan bro, heyer's mother, led the crowd in a butterfly release
in remembrance of heather. : "she's watching over those that she loves and that includes marcus and marissa""i promise to love you unconditionallythe couple walked down the aisle for the first time as husband and wife..."he's my husband, he's my husband"they say their wedding serves as a message for the rest of the world. : "it proves hate won't win and it proves that there are more good people in the world than there are bad and that love will win" (vicki) (vicki) blair's reception dress was donated by annalise bridal in richmond. the bridal boutique will be selling blair's reception dress at their floor sale. all of the proceeds will be donated to the heather heyer foundation. (ken) attention, michael jordan fans-- there will soon be some binge-worthy t-v to jump into. e-s-p-n films and netflix are teaming up to make a ten-part documentary series about the n-b-a star. it will also profile the chicago bulls
legendary 1990's era, including previously unreleased footage from the team's championship run in '97-'98. jordan approved the project and is participating in production. the series is called "the last dance"... and will premiere in 20-19 on both netflix and e-s-p-n the warriors... just too good last night for the houston rockets in game one of the western conference finals... james harden... played well but it wasn;t enough... because kevin durant and company had too much fire-power... harden and the rockets got of to a
quck start... the "bearded one" finished with 41 points but durant was almost unguardable... going for 37 points as the rockets close to single-cover him for most of the game klay thompson... was also really good... scoring 28 points and hitting 6 three-pointer warriors won 119-106 to take a 1-0 lead in the series... game 2 is tomorrow.. and the warriors have already moved on...(sot: curry, klay, kerr) curry"there probably gonna make some adjustments...um hopefully we willl be able to adapt pretty quickly...really it just comes down to how respond after a big game one win,"thompson"short memory in the playoffs because the next game will come at you fast and it might feel good to win one but it's a seven game series for a reason.kerr" last night was great competition..and we got win but it starts over again tomorrow lebron james and the cavs trying to bounce back from their game-one pummleing to the boston celtics...
james... was ready to go for game two after a 15-point game one... he had a triple-double... 42 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists... but it still wasn;t enough the former cal bear... jaylen brown.. he scored a team-high 23 points...nice second effort here and al horford... with the and-one to make the score 101-89 with 3 1/2 minutes left... 15 points and 10 rebounds for him final score... 107-94 celtics... they lead lebron and company 2-0... they get 3 days off before game 3... saturday in cleveland the bay area sports hall of fame induction banquet is this coming monday night... one of the five members of the class of 2018 was the engine of the warriors "run t-m-c" machine... tim hardaway... a few years before the current warriors re- defined basketball, the
franchise featured a team...that ramped up the game's tempo.run t-m-c. tim hardaway...chris mullin...and mitch richmond. the latter two were already a potent duo, but it all came together when hardaway came on board in 1989 as golden state's first round pick the trio introduced fans to a new style of basketball... up tempo, unselfish and high-scoringwhile hardaway was a tactician at ball distribution, he could also hold his own in one-on-one situations...thanks to a crossover that put people on skates. a move discovered during a round of pickup games against a friend in college. "the guy is like, i can't go out like that. i cant go out like that. i said, okay fine, so we played another one and i kept doing the move and getting past him, shooting jump shots, making layups, setting up, going left. he said 'man that crossover is nasty."thus, the killer crossover was born...the main weapon in hardaway's arsenal...and no one could stop it. "i did it on joe dumars in the all-star game and he said, 'no, no, no, you
not gonna embarrass me like that on national tv and i was like okay... oaky." the a's had to wait through a rain delay in boston... but the big news... steven piscotty... in his first game back after attending his mother's funeral... in his first at bat... homered to put the a's up 3-0... right now...(wipe to giants score) and the giants... after snapping the cincinati reds 6-game win streak last night... trying to make it two stright wins tonight at at&t park... pablo sandoval tied it with a pinch-single... and they've just (wipe to robinson cano) a major suspension for a major league all-star seattle mariners second baseman robinson cano isout for 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement.cano has been the rock in the middle of the mariners' lineup for a club expected to contend for a postseason spot cano says the substance for which he tested positive was given to me by a licensed doctor in the dominican republic to treat a medical ailment and that he didn't realize it was banned. cano... of course represented by jay-z's "roc nation"
(vicki)(vicki) legendary singer smokey robinson calling for the senate to pass the music modernization act on capitol hill today. the bipartisan bill would improve the way royalties are collected and would update music licensing and copyright law. the rise of the digital age has generated new airplay for classics made before february 15, 1972 , but often the artist and the label are not compensated. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) but our primetime coverage is just getting started. grant lodes is here with kron 4 news at 9...grant? ((grant))thank you ken and vicki...next at nine..we are tracking breaking news.the kilauea volcano on hawaii's big island could erupt at any
time.the u-s-g-s just issued a red warning due to a major ash cloud that is intesifying tonight, and that could impact air quality and aviation in that area.this, as new fissures open up spewing lava hundreds of feet in the air. the very latest next in a live report.plus...the father accused of torturing his ten children breaks his silence. his bizarre jailhouse interview where he claims his children were brain-washed. ((grant))and...the embattled santa clara city councilman accused of sexual harassment, has stepped down.tonight...how his colleagues are reacting. keep it here kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break. he's been called a rockstar lawyer. he tops the charts on progressive causes...
winning pro bono battles for immigrants and the homeless. defending gay rights and gun control. democrat jeff bleich. after columbine, bleich led president clinton's youth violence initiative. with joe biden, bleich took on domestic violence. served president obama as special counsel and ambassador. maybe bleich can't pull off the rockstar look... but his progressive record is solid gold. ,. (grant) new tonight at