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kindly. they were loving". (vicki) tonight-- the family of two parents arrested for torturing their children-- comes to the couple's defense. and now-- the father is facing sexual abuse charges. good evening i'm vicki liviakis. (grant) and i'm grant lodes. the 10 children were removed from the horrific living conditions last month. and today-- their parents appeared in court to ender their pleas. kron 4's tersia estacio has details on the disturbing new charges the father is now facing. four counts of lewdness with a minor at the hands of an adult those are the new charges facing jonathan allen, the father of the ten children. allen very confident in court today, speaking up loudly as he entered a not guilty plea. (take vo) no cameras were allowed in court, but this is a picture of allen from last weeks first court appearnance. the sex crimes alledged to have taken place over the course of a year from 2017 to 2018 - four separate times with one of the 10 children. ina rogers, the children's mother also in court today.
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this picture from last week as well. she twoo entered a not guilty plea. in contrast, she was soft spoken and quite subdued in court. outside court, allens relatives defended he and ina. doris./allen's grandmother it is unfortunate this has happened to our family and i feel more help should have been there for the family to help with the children. maggie. allen's aunt he is a nice person. she is a nice person. i hope for the best. last week, both allen and rogers were charged on multiple counts of child abuse. in addition, allen faces 7 counts of torture. in court documents, the children reportedly told child abuse specialists that they had been bitten and struck with bb guns. and quote : due to continuous abuse the children have varying forms of scars, including broken arms." back on march 31st, rogers contacted police after rep0rtedly missing a child.
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when authorities arrived at the home, , they say, they found feces smeared on floors, urine soaked carpet - the house in shambles. rogers intially blamed the mess on looking for her missing child. the children were removed and a further investigation revealed the alledged abuse. krishna adams, district attorney solano co. "as a prosecutor and mom you can't imagine at the hands of parents. there are 10 children under the age of 13 abused for a substantial period of time inside this home under the care of their parents.both allen and rogers remain in custody. in addition to the new sex crimes charged, both allen and rogers now face a protective order banning the from having any contact with their children. they are back in court for a hearing in july. in solano county te (vicki) the san francisco district attorney says there will be no charges filed against officers involved in two high profile fatal police shootings.....mario woods and luis gongora.(grant) kron4's maureen kelly was there as the decision came down and has reaction. under current law these two uses of force are lawful therefore they'll be no prosecution two fatal police shootings less than a year apart. in december of 2015 the shooting of mario woods was caught on video....showing
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five police officers open fire on the stabbing suspect after police say pepper spray and beanbag rounds failed to get the 26 year old to drop the weapon. an autopsy found he had been hit more than 20 times.then in april 2016 two officers fired on luis gongora - a homeless man armed with a knife who they say moved towards them rather than drop the weapon after being hit with a bean bag gun. that shooting happening under 30 seconds of their arrival on scene. at the news conference today the da said the law is clear, but he still struggled with the outcome. well clearly under the law today no crime is occurred that answer was very unsatisfactory for me morally and as a human being d-a george gascon says under the law officers are held to a different standard than everyday citizens.police officers unlike the rest of us have more protection around
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use of force because they by nature get paid there being a power to enforce laws to get in the places that you and i would probably run away from outside the hall of justice the family of luis gongora spoke thru a translator.it's incredible deck us go on having all the evidence on his desk will not have the courage to press charges against the killers of my cousin those killers are running loose.and their lawyer who is persuing a civil action says the d-a should have done more.all we were looking for was a shot at justice just a modicum of justice and all of leaf if you will from his office from his office to this family and the community showing that police offices were not above thethe d-a says he is turning over the case to the civil rights division of the us- department of justice who have to the power to sue police agencies when they see a pattern a excessive force but expressed doubt that would happen under this current administration. maureen kelly kron4 news.
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(grant) during his news conference...the d-a called on the governor and the legislature to pass ab-931, the police accountibility and community protection act. if passed it would change the criminal standards by which officers are judged statewide. and coming up at six-- we will have reaction from mario woods' mother. (vicki) new information tonight about a man arrested after a violent attack on an elderly woman in concord. police say he was wanted for another crime in fremont. police say otto halafihi turned himself in last night. halafihi is accused of attacking and robbing a 93- year old woman and her 64-year old caretaker. and today-- police say he is also the suspect in an armed robbery in fremont. it happened earlier this month at the lowe's on pacific commons boluevard. police say the suspect threatened to shoot employees-- and then fled the store with two items he had been carrying. police say halafihi faces robbery and elder abuse charges.
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(grant) harvey weinstein - the disgraced movie mogul- is expected to surrender to investigators in new york tomorrow..vicki) he's facing criminal charges after allegations that he sexually assaulted women... catherine heenan is here with the latest on the case.. (catherine) the criminal charges will be the first - since scores of women began coming forward to accuse weinstein of harrassment or assault.. he'll reportedly turn himself in tomorrow - after a grand jury has been hearing evidence in the case for weeks.. law enforcement officials have told the associated press that the charges relate to at least one person...a former actress named loo-sha evans - who claims she was assaulted in 2004. at a news conference - new york police weren't releasing many details.. dermot shea/nypd chief of detectives: i'm not going to give you an exact number, but it's more than one. we have several complaints and it's actively being investigated. and i'm not going to get into any details on the allegations
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beyond that there are several. and the nature of the in-depth nature of the investigation i'll stay away from at this point. weinstein will reportedly be charged by the manhattan district attorney's office. movie stars and employees of his company have described a decades-long history of him abusing and assaulting them.... weinstein has denied having non-consensual sex with anyone. vicki and grant? (grant) oscar award-winning actor morgan freeman has been accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior. at least eight people have come forward...saying they were either harassed or endured improper behavior from the actor. eight others say they have witnessed freeman's alleged mis-conduct. freeman issued a statement in response. it reads -- quote "anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows i am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy. i apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected - that was never my intent." (vicki) motorized scooter
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share companies in san francisco have less than two weeks to apply for a new permit program or risk losing an opportunity to do business in the city. the announcement came earlier today from the san francisco city attorney's office...kron4's haaziq madyun was there... sotthis is the new powered scooter share program permit application rolled out today by san francisco city attorney dennis herrera. back in april herrera issued cease and desist letters to the three e-scooter companies operating in san francisco because...sot that is 1,800 complaints within the first month of scooter companies setting up
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shop. some of those those complaints include parked scooters blocking sidewalks, bus stops, doorways and other public spaces. the director of san francisco municipal transportation agency ed reiskin says in between now and june 4th any scooter company wanting to do business in san francisco will have to apply for one of five available permits... and if not...?sotsfmta officials say there is a $5,000 cost to apply for a permit, a $25,000
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application fee, on top of a $10,000 insurance fee. the city attorney also says san francisco will hold each company responsible for the behavior of customers using their scooter products...in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) in the south bay-- for the second time this month-- the morning commute on interstate 280 in san jose was flooded. now-- people want to know what went wrong and what is being done to make sure it doesn't happen again. kron four's rob fladeboe joins us live from san jose tonight with the latest. rob? (rob live) i'm here along on the bird avenue/280 on- ramp. there was a lake right out there in the southbound
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lanes this norning. it's gone nowand crews have been workng all day to make sure it does not happen again. people whose commute was messed up by a flood nine days ago only to see it happen again today may have blown a fuse but that'sexactly what happened says caltrans spokesman victor gauthierby phone from oakland.victor gauthier/caltrans "...what happened was while the contractor was working on the two main pumps we had to shut them down and then a backup pump circuit breaker blew a fuse..."pumps and pumphouses like this one are needed because thewater table directly below the freeway can come perilouslyclose to the surface says the guadalupe- coyote creek conservation district's roger castillo.
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roger castillo/guadalupe -coyote resource conservation district "....these areas where we built freeways, including hi-rises, they have basements that have to be de- watered, so that water is then pumped into storm drains and into river systems....' castillo says this water flowing into nearby los gatos creek is evidence the backup pump is up and running again. meantime, caltrans says crews are to remain on the job until all three pumps are available. victor gauthier/caltrans "....we have our contractors out there and caltrans maintainence crews are on site as we speak, we're going to watch this with a hawk's eyes to make sure that this doesn't happen again...." (rob live) even when their working those pumps can have trouble keeping up with the water during heavy rain storms. it's not unusual to
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see see flooding here and along highway 87 in the winter. this stretch of 280 is some 30 feet below grade and one of the lowest points in town. live in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news (vicki) more bay area package problems. where this crime occurred...and the distinguishing charactreristic of the thief's get-a-way car. (grant) the summit is off. president trump...abruptly cancels next month's highly anticipated meeting with north korea's leader. what it means for world peace...and the north's nuclear weapons. (vicki) and we're live in oakland where dub nation is gathering for a critical game five of the western conference finals. how confident are warriors fans? we'll find out...right after the break. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after (grant) the warriors are on
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the road in houston tonight getting ready for a very important game 5.... the western conference finals are all tied up at 2 after the rockets picked up their first ever postseason win against the warriors at oracle arena... (vicki) and the team may be on the road, but "roar-acle" will still be loud tonight!kim smith is live from oracle arena for the warriors watch party ... kim, what's the mood like for fans before game 5? hey guys... well the fans are just starting to make their way inside the areana.. the doors opened about 15 minutes
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ago.. it's a pretty cool setup... the chairs on the floor... the fans will watch game 5 on the jumbotron... and just being able to be around a bunch of people cheering for your team is pretty cool... i found some fans befor the doors opened and there were some nervous people... everyone knows how big this win is.. both the warriors and the rockets have shown they can win on the road... and how to respond in a series...the warriors have said it over and over they play better when they are threatened...they will need steph curry and kevin durant to step up tonight.. both of those guys named to the all nba team..no doubt about it.. this series has been the one to watch.... some important updates...the
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warriors will be without andre iguodala tonight...he's out for the second straight game with a left leg contusion.. so more than likely kevon looney will start again... good news... klay thompson is available to play... dealing with a left knee strain... (grant) and ahead of the game today-- steve kerr spoke about the n-f-l's new anthem policy. it prevents players from kneeling during the national anthem. kerr says he thinks the policy is quote-- "idiotic".
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"when the nfl players were kneeling, they were kneeling to protest police brutality, to protest racial inequality. they weren't disrespecting the flag or the military. but our president decided to make it about that; the nfl followed suit, pandered to their fanbase, and that created this hysteria. it's kind of what's wrong with our country right now - people in high places are trying to divide us"(grant) harsh words from kerr there. under the new policy-- player can choose to stay in the locker room during the anthem. if player kneel on the field-- the teams will be field-- the kneel on the if player the anthem.room during in the locker choose to stay player can new policy-- player can choose to stay in the locker room during the anthem. if player kneel on the field-- the teams will be
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fined. (vicki anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (grant anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday
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with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week. (grant) (grant) (grant) up next... smile -
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you're on candid camera. a porch pirate in a quiet alameda neighborhood. caught in the act... and what might give him away. (vicki) plus - the maker of baby powder ordered to pay out big money to a woman who says talcum powder gave her cancer.
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a jury has ordered johnson and johnsonto pay millions of dollars to a southern california woman.... (grant) she claims the company's talc-based baby powdergave her cancer.. catherine heenan is here with details on the ruling.. (catherine) that 66-year-old woman claimed johnson and johnsondid not properly warn people that its powder contains asbestos...and could cause cancer.. she now suffers from a lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure.. jurors have now ordered the company
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to pay her more than25-million dollars.. attorneys had argued that the company hid testing information over the years - and 'lied' to customers. johnson and johnson says it's disappointed with the decision and will appeal. similar lawsuits have led to hundreds of lawsuitsagainst the new jersey- based company. jury awards have totaled hundreds of millions of dollars.. vicki ? (vicki) at a congressional hearing this week, secretary of education betsy devos said it is up to schools to decide if they report undcoumented students. alexandra limon reports from washington, that some lawmakers say devos doesn't understand the laws and they're demanding her resignation. members of the congressional hispanic caucus are demading the resignation of secretary of education betsy devos... after comments she made in a house hearing.she should step down, she should step down! she is a clear an
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present danger to the children of our country!at a hearing this week new york representative adriano espaillat asked secretary devos if teachers and principals should report undocumented students to immigration authorities sir i think that's a school decision, that's a local community decision. and again i refer to the fact that we have laws and we also are compassionate. well not surprisingly, secretary devos is wrong. she has yet to demonstrate that she understands the law that govern her department. the lawmakers criticizing secretary devos say reporting students would violate the constitution and a supreme court decision that bars schools from withholding services based on immigration status. lawmakers say devos' comments send the wrong message to schoolssecretary devos we want to give you an opportunity to clarify your comments and to reaffirm your commitment to
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the long-standing legal precedent.in a statement, the education department said schools must comply with the supreme court decision and "all other applicable law and regulation"in a statement, the education department said schools must comply with the supreme court decision and " all other applicable law regulation"in washington limon (grant) tonight...a stunning development stunning development ahead of the north korea summit. we're joined live in studio with a local expert...where was the diplomatic breakdown and what does it mean for relations going forward. (vicki) plus-- another threat on a local high school campus. where police are now stepping up their patrols. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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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 (grant) tonight at 5:30...
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kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (vicki) starting in the east bay-- where police are investigating another school threat. threatening graffiti was found at dougherty valley high school in san ramon. the graffiti was reported to police this morning. officers say they don't believe the threat is credible-- but they are increasing police presence on campus. ... (vicki) and in alameda-- police are looking for a package thief. they released these surveillance images today showing the theft. it happened yesterday at a home near calhoun and washington streets. the suspect appears to be driving a burgundy 19-90's honda accord that's missing it's front hubcap. (grant) in the south bay.... santa clara county officials have identified a body found in an alleyway last
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week. san jose police found rene morales' body on south second street near 280 last friday morning. police still do not know the cause of death but are treating it as suspicious. a go-fund-me page has been set up by morales' friends to raise money for his funeral. so far they have rasied more than three thousand dollars. (vicki) in the north bay.... sonoma raceway will honor wildfire victims and first responders at its biggest race next month. as part of the "sonoma rising" initiative....race fans, community members and businesses can get tickets for the june 24th event for just 20 dollars. locals can also nominate residents for their heroic efforts during the october firestorm. sonoma raceway opened it's doors last year for wildfire evacuees to camp out in their r-v parking lot. (grant) san francisco police are investigating a shooting at the stonestown mall last night. it happened in the parking lot near 'city sports gym' around eight o'clock. police say the vicitm was sitting in the passenger side of the car when
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he was hit. the victim was taken to a local hospital but will survive. tonight police are looking for the shooter. lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week. (vicki) the historic diplomatic the historic (vicki)(vicki) the historic diplomatic
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meeting that never was. president trump -- scrapping the planned summit with north korean leader kim jong un that was supposed to take place next month. kristen holmes has the latest from washington on why the president says he made the decision. pres donald trump: i've decided to terminate the planned summit in singapore. president trump-- abruptly canceling the much anticipated nuclear summit with north korea--pres donald trump: i believe that this is a tremendous set back.after the latest in an escalating war of words between the two countries-- an aide to kim jong un- calling vice president pence a quote "political dummy"and threatening a nuclear showdown with the united states.our military and has been greatly enhanced recently as you all know-- is ready if necessary the white house releasing a letter from president trump-- to the leader of the rogue nation-- reading in part "i was very much looking forward to being there with you. sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, i feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting."secretary of state mike pompeo indicating
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communication may be another reason for the scrapped meeting-- mike pompeo/secretary of state: had received no response to our inquiries from them.but president trump leaving the door open with north korea-- even suggesting the summit could still take place pres donald trump: if and when kim jong un chooses to engaged in constructive dialogue and actions-- i am waiting.world leaders including president moon jae in of south korea and britain's prime minister teresa may expressed disappointment the summit had been called off. kristen holmes kron 4 news (grant) kron 4 newskristen holmes off. kristen holmes kron 4 news (grant) and president trump vows that the u-s is ready to take action against north korea if the situation deteriorates. joining us now to provide insight into what the cancellation of the summit means-- is lara bazelon ... a professor at the university of san francisco. lara -- you have been
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closely this planned summit. he white house says the north korean government violated several promises to the u.s. and south korea related to the now-cancelled june summit in singapore between the u.s. and north korea. a senior u.s. official says the north koreans stood up an american delegation last week seeking to make arrangements for the summit and did not return messages from the u.s. seeking to discuss the meeting.the official says the north also reneged on a pledge to allow international inspectors to monitor the supposed monitor the inspectors to international pledge to allow international inspectors to monitor the supposed demolition of its
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nuclear test site thursday. international thursday. nuclear test site demolition of its nuclear test site thursday. international journalists were present, but the u.s. government can't verify the site's destruction. the official spoke on the condition of anonymity to avoid overshadowing trump's comments thursday.russian president thursday. comments thursday.russian president
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vladimir putin says north korea had fulfilled its promises ahead of the planned summit between president donald trump and kim jong un. trump canceled the summit on thursday, citing "hostility" from north korea.but putin said the north korean leader "did everything that he had promised in advance, even blowing up the tunnels and shafts" of the country's nuclear testing site. "after which, we heard about cancellation of the summit by the united states."putin said: "in russia, we took this news with regret, because we had very much counted on it being a significant step in sorting out the situation on the korean peninsula and that it would be the beginning of the process of denuclearizing the whole korean peninsula."he spoke at a news conference with french president emmanuel macron.donald trump's letter to north korean leader kim jong un was dictated by the president to his national security adviser, john bolton. that's according to republican sen. cory gardner, who met with bolton at the white house on thursday, hours after trump announced he was withdrawing from a planned summit with kim next month.gardner told the associated press that bolton described the letter as a "wake-up" to kim, who had shown a change in attitude after meeting with chinese president xi jinping.the senator cited the north koreans' refusal to return phone calls to the administration and turning down high-level talks with south korea.he said north korea had shown a "lack of seriousness" in negotiating on denuclearization.in the letter, trump cited "hostility" from north korea, but kept open the possibility for dialogue.1:25 p.m.pentagon officials say american forces on the korean peninsula remain on a normal state of aftermath of president donald trump's decision to cancel his planned summit with north korea's leader.trump said he had spoken to defense secretary jim cancellation and that the u.s. prepared for what he called a "foolish or the north. a spokesman for the pentagon's
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gen. kenneth mckenzie, told reporters the u.s. military will be ready for any provocation such as a missile said the state of vigilance by the u.s. military in not changed, with no new preparations or actions since trump's announcement. he said u.s. forces are in a "boxer's stance," prepared to defend themselves and south korea. (vicki) coming up-- (vicki) (vicki) coming up-- a warning before you hop in the pool on your vacation. it could be contaminated with dangerous germs. (vicki) and after the break-- we have an update on this cat seen clinging to the roof of a van. why his owner says he an update on a story we
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first brought you yesterday on kron4 news at 5... the cat seen clinging for life on the roof of a van traveling down the freeway-- is alive and save. (vicki) take a look at this video again. it happened in nebraska last week. the people who took the video flagged down the driver of the van-- who then stopped to save the cat. now the owner has come forward saying her cat is fine and not injured-- and just living up to his name... which is "rebel". (grant) rebel's owner was the one driving the
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van-- and says she went about two miles before someone noticed him on the roof. she says when they pulled over-- he was totally calm and not scared at all. (vicki) still ahead-- a live pictuure as lava is still spewing from the kilauea volcano right now. and tonight we are hearing from a local couple who found out their dream home was destroyed by the lava. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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a live look from the kilauea volcano in hawaii tonight. there are
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intermittent explosions... and ash continues to spew out from the summit. it has been more than three weeks since the volcano erupted-- and it shows no signs of letting up. residents forced to dodge creeping lava flows... as they rush in-and-out to check on their property. during those checks... some have found their beloved houses... destoryed.. including a home owned by a san francisco couple. the pair who lost their home after owning it for more than a decade, sat down for an exclusive interview with kron 4's ali reid. .. a beautiful home on a sprawling 5 acre piece of land quickly disintegrated when lava made its way to arvin munoz and jeffrey hannan's second home.we basically own 5 acres of lavathe home in
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leilani estates sits on the rift zone. the couple knew there was always a chance a volcano could erupt and destroy it all .... and there was a close call in 2014 but the lava stopped before reaching their property. the house sits on a hill, so they thought maybe they'd have another stroke of luck .31-36 jeffrey hannanwe thought if things broke open we'd be ok because the lava may flow on either side of the housenot only did it flow on either side of the home, it took the entire house with it. one of their neighbors had an emergency evacuation in the wee hours of the morning46-56 arvin munoztheir house got burned and they were evacuated at 4:30 in the morning. a helicopter came by and said get out get out a fast moving lava was approachingthis is all still hard to grasp ... it's been a labor of love. 12 years we pretty much held each rock and placed in the garden. when we realized it was gone, it's devastating
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(grant) that was our ali reid reporting. the couple has fire insurance and they've been in touch with their insurance company. they say they'll more than likely revisit the big island, but buying another home there ... is out of the question. (vicki) the two men who face charges related to the fatal ghostship warehouse fire are having their own legal dispute now ken wayne is in the newsroom with more on the story we are working on for the news at six. (ken) the two defendants... derick almena and max harris... don't agreee on when their trial should begin. it's scheduled to start on july 16th... but harris, the man on the left wants to wait until september. and almena .. who was the master tenant of the artist enclave is eager to get the trial started. we'll explain why at six... (ken) plus... we are getting late word that yet another dead whale has washed ashore on a bay area beach. what we are learning about this latest find.... and looking for a house for less than $750- thousand? we have one... it's has a lot of square footage
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... but you'll have to head inland. we'll tour the massive house... tonight at six.. but right now let's get back to the news at five. do you and your family head for the swimming pool during the summer? if so - you should be careful.. the centers for disease control and preventionhas a new warning about public pools.. catherine heenan is here to explain.. (catherine) most of us realize that busy public swimming poolsaren't necessarily the cleanest places... but the c-d-c says a 'lot' of people are getting sick.. they say places including hotel pools, hot tubs and water parks can be a hotbed for germs.. a new study found that between 2000 and 2014 -- more than 27- thousand people got sick from being in what they call "recreational water." and eight of them died. nearly 500 separate "outbreaks" of pool-related disease were cited... problems included rashes and gastro-intestinal problems...
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legionnaires disease caused most of the deaths. the best advice - don't swallow pool water and if your children are sick -- keep them out of the water. grant and vicki? (vicki) the unofficial start to summer is going to cost you... especially if your plans include driving. gas prices will be at their highest levels for memorial day weekend ..since 2014. but according to trip advisor-- 90-percent of travelers say the high gas prices won't affect their memorial day vacation plans. 21-percent of people leaving town for the weekend are set to hit the roads today-- and 30-percent will hit the roads tomorrow. here's a look at gas prices in the bay area right now-- in san jose it's $3.74 for a gallon of regular. it's a penny more in san jose. and san francisco is the most expensive in the nation-- at $3.84. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our
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weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on
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saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week. (vicki) next on kron4 news at
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for many ... that means b-b-q's, picnics and parades.(vicki) tonight on dine and dish - i'm showing you another patriotic option... the patriot house gastropub in san francisco. like a flashback to 1776... patrons here - dine under the watchful eyes of our founding fathers. patriot house gastropub is tucked away in san francisco's embarcadero two. between big screen tv's - patriotic paintings hang on the wall. you can order up dishes like - george
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(grant)day weekend is nearly upon us. and for many ... that picnics and parades. (vicki) like a flashback to (vicki)up kron 4 news at 5. (granti)at 5.up kron 4 news that wraps (vicki) (vicki) that wraps (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) the san francisco
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district attorney makes a decision... that is proving to be just as controverial as the case itself. in 2015, police opened fire on mario woods on a san francisco sidewalk. why the d.a. has decided not to file charges against the officers.(ken) and a rift between the two defendnants involved in the fatal fire at the ghost ship warehouse in oakland.... raises the question of when will this trial begin. (pam) then in the fight between two hi tech giants... how apple came out on top. the news continues in 70 seconds.. on kron 4 news at six.
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"all we were looking for was a shot at justice"(pam)shot at justice" (pam) the family
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members of two men killed in high profile fatal police shootings ..... are expressing outrage tonight. today the san francisco district attorney announced his decision in their cases .. and no charges will be filed against the officers involved in the deaths mario woods and luis gongora .(pam) thank you for joining us. i'm pam moore.(ken)and i'm ken wayne. both of those officer involved shootings sparked anger and police reforms in the department. kron4's maureen kelly reports that the d-a also called for changes to the law. two fatal police shootings less than a year apart. in december of 2015 the shooting of mario woods was caught on video....showing five police officers open fire on the stabbing suspect after police say pepper spray and beanbag rounds failed to get the 26 year old to drop the weapon. an autopsy found he had been hit more than 20 times.then in april 2016 two officers fired on luis gongora - a homeless
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man armed with a knife who they say moved towards them rather than drop the weapon after being hit with a bean bag gun. that shooting happening under 30 seconds of their arrival on scene. at the news conference today the da said the law is clear, but he still struggled with the outcome. i'm extremely extremely disturbed by the state of the law today and yet i am duty-bound to adhere to the law during his news conference the d-a called on the governor and the legislature to pass ab-931, the police accountibility and community protection act. if passed it would require strict use of force policies statewide. i have very little doubt that eventually these laws be reformed so the question that we have to ask ourselves will this be done in our generation or do we still have to wait another generation outside the hall of justice the family of luis gongora spoke thru a translator. be careful out there because now you know if the police harm you or kill you you will have no justice over the phone mario woods' mother told kron4"it's like they executed mario all over again. there was hope this d.a. would do the right thing. i am so disillusioned this point. i think it's a travesty. he allowed an evil
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to thrive.the d-a says he is turning over the case to the civil rights division of the us- department of justice who have to the power to sue police agencies when they see a pattern a excessive force but expressed doubt that would happen under this current administration.maureen kelly kron4 news.assemblymembers shirley weber (d-san diego) and kevin (d-san diego) s shirley weber (pam) another big (pam) another big story tonight. a father of 10 .... whose children had to be removed from horrific living conditions last month .... is now facing sexual abuse charges. both parents... jonathan allen and ina rogers ... appeared in court today to enter their pleas. kron 4's tersia estacio has
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details on the disturbing new charges.. the father is now facing. four counts of lewdness with a minor at the hands of an adult those are the new charges facing jonathan allen, the father of the ten children. allen very confident in court today, speaking up loudly as he entered a not guilty plea. (take vo) no cameras were allowed in court, but this is a picture of allen from last weeks first court appearnance. the sex crimes alledged to have taken place over the course of a year from 2017 to 2018 - four separate times with one of the 10 children. ina rogers, the children's mother also in court today. this picture from last week as well. she twoo entered a not guilty plea. in contrast, she was soft spoken and quite subdued in court. outside court, allens relatives defended he and ina. doris./allen's grandmother it is unfortunate this has happened to our family and i feel more help should have been there for the family to help with the children. maggie. allen's aunt he is a nice person. she is a nice person. i hope for the best. last week, both allen and rogers were charged on multiple counts of child abuse. in addition, allen faces 7 counts of torture. in court documents, the children reportedly told child abuse specialists that they had been bitten and struck with bb guns. and quote : due to continuous abuse the children have varying forms of scars, including broken arms." back on march 31st, rogers contacted police after rep0rtedly missing a child.
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when authorities arrived at the home, , they say, they found feces smeared on floors, urine soaked carpet - the house in shambles. rogers intially blamed the mess on looking for her missing child. the children were removed and a further investigation revealed the alledged abuse. krishna adams, district attorney solano co. "as a prosecutor and mom you can't imagine at the hands of parents. there are 10 children under the age of 13 abused for a substantial period of time inside this home under the care of their parents.both allen and rogers remain in custody. in addition to the new sex crimes charged, both allen and rogers now face a protective order banning the from having any contact with their children. they are back in court for a hearing in july. in solano county te (ken) in the east bay...
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police say the man arrested after a violent attack on an elderly woman in concord.... was also wanted for another crime in fremont. police say otto halafihi turned himself in last night. halafihi is accused of attacking and robbing a 93- year old woman and her 64-year old caretaker. today-- police say he is also the suspect in an armed robbery in fremont. that happened earlier this month at a lowe's store on pacific commons boulevard. police say the suspect threatened to shoot employees-- and then fled the store with two items he had been carrying. police say halafihi faces robbery and elder abuse charges. (ken)in the south bay. caltrans is quite literally pulling out all the stops to keep a stretch of interstate 280 high and dry in san jose. this, as kron four's rob fladeboe reports,after a flood snarled the morning commutefor the second time in two weeks. sgt. daniel hill/chp "..280 can be kind of difficult to negotiate anyway, people like to drive a little too fast so we have to shut down some lanes to slow things down people whose commute was
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messed up by a flood nine days ago only to see it happen again today may have blown a fuse but that'sexactly what happened says caltrans spokesman victor gauthierby phone from oakland.victor gauthier/caltrans "...what happened was while the contractor was working on the two main pumps we had to shut them down and then a backup pump circuit breaker blew a fuse..."pumps and pumphouses like this one are needed because thewater table directly below the freeway can come perilouslyclose to the surface says the guadalupe- coyote creek conservation district's roger castillo. roger castillo/guadalupe -coyote resource conservation district "....these areas where we built freeways, including hi-rises, they have basements that have to be de- watered, so that water is then pumped into storm drains and into river systems....' castillo says this water flowing into nearby los gatos creek is evidence the backup pump is up and running again. meantime, caltrans says crews are to remain on the job until all three pumps are available. victor gauthier/caltrans "....we have our contractors out there and caltrans maintainence crews are on site as we speak, we're going to watch this with a hawk's eyes to make sure that this doesn't happen again...." rob fladeboe
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"....so for now it's just the one back-up pump that's keeping the freeway high and dry. the goal is to get all three pumps back for if and when they're needed. in san joserob fladeboe kron news a live look outside right now... (ken) as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow. lawrence meteorologist with chief zone forecast at the four our first look as we get (ken)now... outside right a live look kron newsrob fladeboe kron news a live look a live look outside right now... (ken) as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.
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lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week.
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(pam) the ghost ship warehouse fire case was back in court today... (ken) catherine heenan is here with the latest..including the motion denied by a judge... (catherine) the two defendents - are max harris andderick almena... today harris's attorney asked thathis client be allowed to bail out of jail... arguing that harris - on the left - be sent to what he called a "sober living arrangement." it's not clear whether that might happen later. harris and almena are each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the december 2016 fire.. the judge today turned down a motion to dismiss the charges. also today - it became clear there's a major disagreement between the two defendants. the attorney for harris wants the trial postponed until at least september. but derick almena reportedly wants to keep a july 16th trial date - arguing that he's tired of being behind bars - and wants the case resolved as soon as possible. pam?
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( ken ) ahead at six.. new worries about the threats from hawaii's kiluaea volcano ... including fears that critical evacuation routes could be blocked by the exploding lava .. (pam) and later... marine mammal experts on the scene .. as a third whale is found dead in the bay area .. what happened this time?? ( ken ) and next... after months of reports and allegations of sexual misconduct and worse... criminal charges are now expected against disgraced movie mogul harvey weinstein .. we talk with a legal expert about what could be ahead. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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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. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein motorized scooter
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share companies in san francisco..... now have less than two weeks to apply for a new permit program..... or risk losing an opportunity to do business in the city. as kron4's haaziq madyun learned.... a companys' ability to keep their permit ... all depends on how their customers behave while using scooters in the city... sot
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herrera says his office intends to hold scooter companies responsible for any irresponsible behavior by people using scooter products in the citysot riding the scooter on the sidewalk instead of a bike lane is an example of an action that could get a scooter share company's permit revoked but some riders say sometimes the sidewalk is the only choicesotthis motorcycle rider says scooters present a dangerous hazard for him because they are so silent sot
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the same laws that motorcyclists and motorists, stop at the stop signs, don't go through the red lights"> city attorney herrera says scooter share companies have until june 4th to get a permit to operate in san francisco or risk losing an opportunity to secure one of only five coveted permits being issued during the first year of the pilot program...in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) harvey weinstein is expected to turn himself in to the new york police department friday in relation to sexual misconduct charges. a source familiar with the investigation says, sexual misconduct charges against weinstein could come as early as tomorrow. the disgraced hollywood producer is accused of sex crimes in new york ... los angeles and london. he has been accused of rape... assault and other forms of sexual misconduct.
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weinstein's representative says, he sought treatment after the accusations became public... and denies any claims of non -consensual sex. ( ken ) we want to talk now more about the weinstein case and the broader concerns over inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace....( pam ) (3sh with us is attorney wendy musell .. she is a partner in a san francisco based civil rights law firm in san francisco.. law enforcement officials say harvey weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.the officials say the charges relate to related to a former actress,
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lucia evans, (loo'-sha) who said weinstein assaulted her in his new york offices in 2004.the two officials spoke to the associated press on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the investigation.a grand jury has been hearing evidence in the case for weeks. the criminal charge against the film producer would be the first since scores of women began coming forward to accuse him of harassment or assault. weinstein has repeatedly said he didn't have nonconsensual sex with anyone. morgan freeman apologizes in wake of apologizes in morgan freeman morgan freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusationsmorgan
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freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior. his remarks come after cnn reported that multiple women have accused the a-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings.the cnn report includes one woman who says the actor repeatedly tried to lift up her skirt, and asked if she was wearing underwear. several women also say he made frequent comments about their bodies. cnn spoke to 16 people about freeman. eight said they had experienced harassment or inappropriate behavior, and another eight said they witnessed such conduct.freeman issued a statement through his publicist saying that he never intended to make anyone feel uneasy, and apologizes to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected. (ken) there's no relief in sight for many people on hawaii's big island. the ongoing kilauea the ongoing island. hawaii's big people on for many relief in sight there's no (ken) disrespected.uncomfortable or disrespected.
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(ken) there's no relief in sight for many people on hawaii's big island. the ongoing kilauea eruption is forcing them to deal with lava bombs, toxic gas, and giant cracks that could swallow their homes. blue flames caused by methane can be seen from the 23 fissures that began opening up three weeks ago. and lava has been shooting into the air as high as 150 feet. there remain concerns tonight that lava might overtake crucial highways... stranding thousands of residents. kron four's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with additional information on what's happening now with kilauea.. lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers
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off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week. (pam)
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next week. the middle of expected for the middle of next week. (pam) (pam)in the north bay...
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sonoma raceway will honor residents and first responders who were affected by the tragic wildfires .... at its biggest race next month. this is part of the "sonoma rising" initiative at the raceway. community members, race fans and businesses can get tickets for the nascar event on june 24th ... for 20 - dollars. locals can also nominate residents for their heroic efforts during the fires.... at sonoma- raceway dot- com - slash sonoma rising. the nominees can be first responders, members of the community or the public in general. the winning hero will be recognized during pre- race ceremonies. ( ken ) coming up at six ... an amazing scientific advance. we'll tell you about the progress made on a high tech pill you can take ... which can diagnose your illness. (pam) and next...
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a church van with children onboard ... slams through a restaurant .. we'll show you what happened to those children.. and the customers seated inside
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at the marine mammal center, the environment is everything. we want to do our very best for each and every animal, and we want to operate a sustainable facility. and pg&e has been a partner helping us to achieve that. we've helped the marine mammal center go solar, install electric vehicle charging stations, and become more energy efficient. pg&e has allowed us to be the most sustainable organization we can be. any time you help a customer, it's a really good feeling. it's especially so when it's a customer that's doing such good and important work for the environment. together, we're building a better california. a church van -- with 10
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children inside -- crashed into a restaurant wednesday in miami, florida. (ken)grant lodes joins us now with more on what happened. (grant) luckily -- there were no injuries in this incident... but it was a really close call. and it was all captured on camera. you can see in the video here that van was just inches away from hitting restaurant customers. this was about 3 in the afternoon. the van was traveling on a busy road when a car cut it off...caused it to swerve... and smash through the front door of the restaurant. in this second angle you see the crash... and then seconds
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later nearby witnesses... and the restaurant's owner... immediately rush to help and rescue the children trapped inside. (grant) the van was then removed and towed away, leaving behind broken glass mangled metal and this gigantic hole. police say the driver who caused the van to swerve was cited at the scene. (pam) new at 6. the third dead whale in a week has washed ashore in the bay area.this time in bolinas. the carcass of a 58- foot female fin whale ..... washed up on the beach earlier this week. scientists were on the scene yeterday to make preliminary observations. the marine mammal center...
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which released this picture today... is planning a necropsy for tomorrow.... to determine the cause of death. it is the second recorded death of an endangered fin whale since friday. a grey whale was also found dead last friday in marin county. ( ken ) ahead .. the expensive bay area housing market is forcing scores of families to look for a life somewhere else... we take a look at what you can get for your housing dollars... and still stay in california.. ( pam ) plus... cancelled.. the history making meeting between the president of north korea and president trump is on hold .. we have the latest on what changed.. why and what could be next. (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just president trump
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has scrapped the planned summit with north koreathat was scheduled to happen next month... the much anticipated summit .... was supposed to take place june 12th in singapore.. catherine heenan is here with more on the abrupt change in plans ... (catherine) the president made the decision after an escalating war of words betweenthe two countries.. saying a summit would be "inappropriate." he made the announcement at the white house today...blaming the diplomatic collapse on north korea's 'hostility' toward the u.s. he delivered the news to north korea's kim jung un in a blunt, one-page letter. referencing what he called 'tremendous anger and open
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hostility.' an aide to kim recently called the vice-president a "political dummy" -- and threatened a nuclear showdown with the u.s. but the president is trying to keep the door open to a future meeting.. minority leader nancy pelosi says it's a "good thing" for kim jong un...the california un...for kim jong a "good thing" pelosi says it's leader nancy minority minority leader nancy pelosi says it's a "good thing" for kim jong un...the california democrat - arguing that a summit plan only legitimized the north korean leader. but many world leaders, including britain's prime minister and south korea's president, say they're disappointed with the
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cancellation. also - just about an hour ago - north korea made it clear that it is stillopen to talks with the u.s. at "any time." ken and pam? (ken)thanks catherine.(pam) time now for a look at today's other top stories. in san francisco the d-a announced that no charges would be filed against officers involved in the fatal police shootings of mario woods or luis gongora. while the law is clear, the d-a but he still struggled with the outcome. i'm extremely extremely disturbed by the state of the law today and yet i am duty-bound to adhere to the law outside the hall of justice the family of luis gongora spoke thru a translator. be careful out there because now you know if the police harm you or kill you you will have no justice over the phone mario woods' mother told kron4"it's like they executed mario all over again.maureen kelly kron4 news here in solano county new sex charges against jonathan allen, he's the father involved in that case where ten children, his children, were removed from a home because of filthy conditions. the father already charged
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with 7 counts of torture and 9 counts of felony child abuse. prosecutors allege that the sex abuse took place over the course of a year on four separate occasions.both allen and his wife, ina rogers, also facing child abuse charges entered not guilty pleas on thursday.also, there was a protective order filed on thursday banning them from having any contact with their children.in solano county terisa estacio, kron4 news. sotsan francisco city attorney dennis herrera,his office is now enforcing a scooter application pilot program after receiving 18-hundred complaints throughout the city. in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news here in san jose a blown fuse on a pump is getting the blame for flooding a stretch of interstate 280. it was the second such flood in the past twoweeks. the blown fuse occurred as crews were performing maintenance on two other pumps. those pumps are needed because the water table here is very high and prone to storm-related flooding as well.
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caltrans says crews will remain on scene until all three pumps are back on line. in san jose rob fladwboe kron 4 news lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can
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see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week. (pam) for $750- thousand dollars... which was the median price of a home in the bay area in february ... you can buy a decent house.. but it won't be very large. (ken) if you are looking for space, you might want
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to head toward the central valley. in our continuing series of what you can buy for $750- thousand... we're taking you to bakersfield where you can get more for even less. bakoó712k house tourópkg (trt 1:42)(tami standup) "i'm tami mlcoch in bakersfield, california where $710,000 can buy you this gorgeous 4,200 square foot home in an exclusive, gated community." (video)tami mlcoch/reporting: local realtor tracey tipton took us on a tour of the property, which boasts four bedrooms, an office and much more.tracey tipton:"in here you have the big formal living and the formal dining. my favorite part about the formal living area is that you have these big grand windows looking out to your courtyard." tami mlcoch/reporting: the courtyard is a central feature of the home.. with a full-size pool and spa... it can be seen from nearly every room.but it's not the only outdoor space... there's also a backyard with a fireplace and barbecue.inside... a kitchen that's sure to impress any chef... with top of the line finishes and appliances, including a six-burner stove. but perhaps the most impressive room in this 4,200 square foot home tracey tipton: "so this is the master suite, and the master as you can see is very large."tami mlcoch/reporting: at nearly one-thousand square feet, the master suite is the size of an average two-bedroom apartment. there are two additional bedrooms and bathrooms, an office with built-ins, and separate quarters for your mother-in-law.the home is also
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conveniently located, just ten minutes from downtown and less than 150 miles from most major cities.(tracey tipton/bakersfield real estate agent)tracey tipton: "we have people on the coast that move over here because they're paying, you know, $2 million for a home that size. um, you know, they come over here and they're getting 4,000 square feet and they're paying $600,000. tami mlcoch/reporting: and that helps drive the hot bakersfield housing market. (ken) (ken) market. (ken) if you would like to see all of the homes we have featured in our series this week, we posted the videos on our website kron 4 dot com. there you will also find details about each home if want to compare houses.
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new tonight at 6. a jury in california has ordered samsung to pay apple... almost 539 -million dollars in damages for copyright infringement. the decision ruled that samsung 'copied' patented design and utility features .. on the original i- phone. the amount of money is about halfway between the 1- billion dollars apple was seeking... and the 28- million samsung wanted to pay. the companies have been fighting in the courts since 2011 ... over a patent law that dates back to 1887. (ken) the man responsible for killing trayvon martin in 2012... george zimmerman... says he is millions of dollars in debt. court documents show the former neighborhood watch captain owes two and a half million dollars and has zero income. because of this -- in florida, a seminole county court appointed a public defender to represent zimmerman in his alleged stalking case. zimmerman is accused of repeatedly threatening and harassing a private investigator... who
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was hired by a production company... that was working on a documentary about trayvon martin's life. zimmerman was acquitted of murder charges in martin's shooting. ( pam ) coming up... now that it is legal, marijuana is not only showing up in cigarettes and edibles.. but now beer. we'll tell you why .... you might want to get it while it lasts....
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(ken) new at 6... u.s. officials are stopping a
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local brewery from making beer containing cannabis.(pam) the cannabis product being used is cannabidiol, the hemp- derived extract known as c-b-d. black hammer brewing in san francisco is the business that produces the pot - infused beer. but the u.s. alcohol and tobacco tax and trade bureau ... is allowing the company to sell the rest of the c-b-d beer it already made.(ken) like marijuana, hemp is a cannabis plant.... but it contains very little t-h-c, which is the compound that gives pot its high. the trade bureau requires special approval for non- standard beer ingredients... and the brewery plans to apply for that approval. (pam) you see this pill? well, if you take one, it could spot health problems inside your gut.... or so they say.(ken) "they" are the scientists who developed this capsule filled with tiny electronics and millions of genetically engineered living cells. researchers at m-i-t tested the pill in
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pigs.... and it accurately detected signs of bleeding. (pam) with more testing, it could be used in people ... to find signs of ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease or colon cancer. experts say, this is the first time... engineered cells have been used as sensors... in ingestible capsules. in sports -- warriors head coach steve kerr reacts to the n-f-l's new national anthem policy.. also -- we are live from oracle arena warriors fans are hoping to snatch another win on the road in order to take a three-two lead in the series. kron-four's mark carpenter has a score update from houston and all the sports coming up maybe you could save energy by
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weaving your own shoes... out of flax. or simply adjust your thermostat. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. huge night in houston-- warriors and rockets in game 5 of the western conference finals. the big news...an hour before tipoff...andre
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iguodala out for the 2nd straight game with a knee contusion. so the hamptons 4 play on without him.... here's an update from texas-- score in the 2nd quarter is...35-26 rockets the game got off to a pretty ugly start...both teams shot poorly. steph curry, klay thompson, chris paul and james harden combined for 4 pts in the opening stanza. we'll have full highlights and reaction later tonight on kron4 news. and while the game is in houston, that certainly does not mean oracle arena is quiet. dub nation...gathered in oakland tonight for a game 5 watch party. that's where kron4 sports reporter kim smith is standing by live with the sights and sounds. kim?
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staying with the warriors-- two of golden state's 4 all-stars made the all-nba rosters today. kevin durant and steph curry made the 1st and 3rd teams, respectively. for kd...this marks the 8th time in his career he's garnered all-nba honors...the 6th time he's made the first squad. curry is on his 5th all-nba roster...some would consider it surprising he made the 3rd team, however, that's largely because he missed 30-games because of injury. this is the 4th straight year the warriors have had multiple all-league players. the warriors have never shyed away from discussing societal topics.. so as you would expect, steve kerr...weighed in today on the nfl's new anthem policy. the league announced new regulations yesterday...that make it mandatory for players to stand... or remain in the
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locker room during the star-spangled banner. if they refuse, then players will be fined. as usual, coach kerr...with some strong and insightful remarks. "you know they are just playing to their fan base. basically trying to use the anthem as fake patriotism, nationalism, scaring people. idiotic, but that's how the nfl has handle their business. i'm proud to be in a league that understands patriotism and america is about free speech". turning now to the a's-- turning now turning now to the a's-- oakland trying to salvage a win...in their three-game series with the mariners. --it's off to the coliseum... king felix on the hill for the m's. and the a's pounced on him early... bottom 1st-- 1-all...2-on for stephen piscotty...laces one to deep left center off the wall. both runners come home. a's would get out of the frame
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up 4-1. --seattle answered back late... top 8th, a's up 4-2... runners on the corners for kyle seager...liner to right... seattle makes it a one-run game. --but in the ninth, blake try-nen...shuts down the place. gets mike zunino whiffing...to close it out. a's win 4-3...and host the diamondbacks tomorrow. ( ken ) coming up.. a central coming ( ken ) coming up.. a central valley family celebrates... happy one of their favorite farm animals didn't end up on a dinner table, and instead is happily back at home i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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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 a pot bellied pig has
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been reunited with his owners after a month -- thanks to the magic of social media. but not all was as it seemed -- as now, another family is searching for átheirá missing pig. bailey miller has the story from california's central valley. fresno, calif. -- the beloved potbelly pig, poncho, is finally home."he is not just a pet he is family," said joel rodriguez, poncho's owner. after a long month without him, the rodriguez family is giving poncho all the belly rubs and treats he missed out on."he is here, the babies are happy, the dog is happy in the back, and my mom is happy. that is all that matters," said rodriguez. it all started with a video posted on the fresno lost/found pets and rescue facebook page on monday. a potbelly pig is seen running for his life. poncho's family thought it was him and it was their first sense of hope in a long time. "i thought someone picked him up for dinner or sold him," said rodriguez. after our story aired on monday, a viewer reached out to us saying they had been taking care of poncho and he wasn't the pig in the video. they said they found him a month before, roaming in the streets and couldn't find the owner. on wednesday, the
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viewer handed poncho over the rodriguez family. "i guess he is just a survivor," said rodriguez. the search continues for the pig that was in the facebook video."i saw the pig and i was like 'oh my god,' that is my cupcake," said katie buford, the owner of missing pig, cupcake. katie buford said her 9 month old pot belly pig, cupcake, is the one. she saw the video and then realized cupcake had escaped."i have been upset ever since then and the gate was wide open," said buford. now she is hoping for a happy reunion, just like poncho's."i just want my cupcake home," said buford. if you find cupcake, you can reach buford at 559-270-9135. (ken)specially designed glass benches were opened to the benches were designed glass specially (ken) 559-270-9135. (ken) specially (ken) (ken) specially designed glass benches were opened to the public at the top of seattle's space needle today.the
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benches, called "sky-risers," allow visitors to take selfies as they lean back against a glass wall overlooking the city's landscape -- 520 feet in the air.ten of the benches are ready now, and 14 more will follow.it's part of the space needle's 100-million dollar renovation.a spokesperson says work on the observation deck is 80 percent done, and they're hoping to have it complete by july fourth. lawrence karnow: temperatures remained much cooler than normal for the bay area today. there were also plenty of clouds and we could soon see some rain. you can see showers off the coast and more thunderstorms over the sierra on doppler radar. on the satellite image you can see the low pressure rotating off the coast. it is a weak system but appears to be headed directly at the bay area tonight. we can expect some scattered showers and even a few isolated thunderstorms on friday but we could begin to see a showers after midnight. scattered showers are likely
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on friday with temperatures running well below normal and in the 50s and mid 60s. there could be a few lingering showers early on saturday morning before slowly clearing and warming slightly. much warmer weather with sunny skies and offshore winds will return on sunday. it will be very warm on monday with some highs inland near 90 degrees. cooler weather and a few clouds are expected for the middle of next week.
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