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have a safe holiday and prevent anymore fires...(vicki) thanks for joining us, i'm vicki livakis...(ken) and i'm ken wayne in for grant lodes... only a few bay area cities allow the safe and sane fireworks... but the majority of them do not allow any.. yet, people still buy and use them.(vicki) so the city of san jose created an online tool, where neighbors can report the use of illegal fireworks. kron 4's ali reid joins us live from fire station 26 in san jose ... have the number of people been using this tool increased? more people are definitely using the website ... because once you go online you have the option to report anonymously.however fire officials say it's a good idea to leave your contact information ... should they have any follow up questions and need to get in touch.the use of illegal fireworks is a serious concerre in san jose, especially now that we're in fire season. and as we've seen with recent fires,
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they can spread really quickly and cause a lot of damage.all fireworks are illegal in san jose ... but in neighboring gilroy, safe and sane fireworks are legal...and officials believe people head over to gilroy, load up, then fire them off here.i spoke to a couple of people today ... who've heard fireworks going off since the weekend.one woman tells me it was so loud outside their home last night, her her young brother was starled and could not shake it all night long.sot - the hotter, drier, windier, the easier a fire starts ..... fireworks are illegal because they're not safe. every year we have someone injured in san jose because of fireworks. standupand that's one of the many reasons the city is cracking down on illegal fireworks and getting the public involved.keep in mind, citations start at 500 dollars. reporting live from san jose .. ali reid ... kron 4 news.
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(vicki) as if they do not have their hands full as it is with the wildfires raging in yolo county and beyond. firefighters are expecting and preparing for another hazard: illegal fireworks. kron four's rob fladeboe reports. as it mopped up after a small fire here off day road near gilroy this afternoon, this calfire crew lingered to study the terrain. the fire burned from the top of the hill down to the road rather than the other way around, something other than a backfire or tossed cigarette was the cause. investigators
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did not find any proof of illegal fireworks but the incident is suspicious nonetheless and remains under investigation. asst. chief mike marcucci/calfire "....we have started our two day enforcement today, our teams are out and about patrolling and letting folks know where and when they can have fireworks...."gilroy is the only place in santa clara county where legal, safe and sane fireworks are permitted. they're not supposed to be purchased by non-residents or taken outside the city limits. for it's part, calfireis on high alert for all fireworks with every available firefighter on duty over the holiday.mike marcucci/calfire ".....we are ready to go, we've staffed up all of our reserve engines, we've hired some local cooperators to help us staff our engines and out aircraft is ready to go..."a spark from a bottle rocket or an ember from a firecracker can smolder in the grass for hours before touching off a fire. in gilroy rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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kron 4 news (ken) firefighters are making progress against the massive county fire burning in yolo and napa counties. even though fire crews are getting the upperhand-- the fast- moving wildfire continues to grow... in size..... here is what we know tonight... the county fire is now 15 -percent contained.and it has burned more than 72-thousand acres. mandatory evacuations are still in place. and 980 structures are threatened. kron-4's michelle kingston reports from napa where people say they are ready to go at a moment's notice. (mk)teri mosley, napa"it's kinda scary ... you just never know."napa county residents preparing for the worst as more than one-thousand firefighters battle the yolo county fire near lake berryessa -- which continues to grow in size..teri mosley, napa"if we had to, we'd be out. we have a trailor hooked to the back of our truck so we will just go if we need to." teri works at turtle rock bar
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and cafe -- where many people are gathering to be together ... and to stay updated on the status of the fire.curtis hayes, napa"we could see the fire all the way up. smoke was blowing toward the south." michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"many residents say they are not prepared and not ready for another fire with october's fire still on their mind. you can even still see some of the remnants of that of course here in napa." teri mosley, napa"i think having another one this close from october to now ... it's, this, is big.""the wind could change and we could have just a disaster again."amber buurma, napa"it's only been nine months since our last fire and so it's pretty quick, it's a little too soon."in napa county, michelle kingston kron4news (ken) with the spread of the fires farther into napa county overnight... cal fire has issued evacuation advisories for the berryessa highlands, markley cove resort, and pleasure cove resort areas. (vicki) the pawnee fire... burning in lake county.. is now 85- percent
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contained. that fire has burned 15-thousand acres. and destroyed 22 structures. 50 more structures are still threatened tonight. but all evacuation orders have been lifted. lawrence karnow: it was mostly sunny and breezy for most of the bay with patchy coastal fog. highs today were in the 70s and 80s inland with 50s the 70s and 80s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast. fires continue to burn bringing more smoke to bay area skies. poor air quality will continue for the central
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and southern san joaquin valley. on the satellite a low pressure system in the gulf of alaska will move south off the coast by tomorrow. that will bring stronger onshore winds and increase the amount of moisture in the atmosphere which should slow bay area fires. with a more westerly wing we can expect improving air quality and cooler temperatures for the 4th of july. it will likely be foggy along the coast and inside the bay for fireworks while remaining mostly clear inland. highs tomorrow will be cooler and in the 70s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast and 60s and 70s around the bay. it will begin to warm on thursday. friday will be partly cloudy with remnants from a former hurricane moving overhead. it will likely be a little muggy too. hot weather at inland valleys is expected this weekend. (vicki) you can track the weather conditions in your neighborhood.. on your phone and online at kron-4 dot com. you will also find full forecasts and current conditions and get breaking news push alerts with our app. you can download it today. (ken) now to a big story we are following -- the deadline to reunite immigrant parents and their children is fast approaching. under order by a federal judge, the trump administration has 'til
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next tuesday to reunite children under five with their families. and all children must be reunited by july 26th. judge james boasberg in washington ruled the trump administration cannot arbitrarily detain those seeking asylum. (ken)ááácont sort.">(ken)ááácont voááá that was efren olivares, with the texas civil rights project, which represents almost four-hundred separated families. judge james boasberg wrote "this opinion does no more than hold the government accountable to its own policy, which recently has been honored more in the breach than the observance." more than two-thousand children were separated from their parents under the zero tolerance policy. the occupy ice movement continues as dozens of protestors are still blocking a side entrance of the
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immigration and customs enforcement building in san francisco. kron 4' ella sogomonian is live for us from the scene...ella what are they asking for? live demonstrators want the immigration and customs enforcement agency abolished. the group is slowly getting bigger again tonight - some of which have been out here since yesterday when they put up barbed wire fencing at a side entrance to the building. here. the group however is now worried the ice office of immigration review may be cancelling hearings in retaliation to the blockade. they say a woman came by this morning claiming she was told her brother's hearing was cancelled as a result of the protest but the agency has not responded to kron 4 to confirm or deny that claim.tag despite the allegation protetors say they plan to be here until they're forced out. live in san francisco ella sogomonian kron 4 news.
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(ken) coming up...health officials are trying to pinpoint the source of an intestinal parasite outbreak... that has already infected almost 60 people... (vicki) plus... the bay area girl at the center of the debate over brain death-- is now declared dead in new jersey. and today... jahi mcmath's mother spoke for the first time since her daughter's death. (ken) and after the break a homicide investigation in one quiet east bay community... and police have a suspect in custody... details after the break...
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feels really good.... yeah, i'm gonna buy it. (vo) customer service that goes the extra mile. enterprise makes it easy. in contra costa county, the brentwood police department is investigating a homicide....(ken) a woman was found dead inside her home and her son, is in custody. kron 4's charles clifford was in brentwood today, and has details... well, as of tuesday evening the investigation into this case continues. one person is in custody could be charged with murdering his own mother. it's an attack that has stunned this quiet neighborhood.around 10:30 tuesday morning, the brentwood police department responded here to chaucer drive on reports of a possible residential burglary and of cars being burglarized. when officers arrived on scene they detained a male suspect. brentwood police captain doug silva explains what happened next.sotand then as a result of our contact with him we obtained additional information the led us over here to torrington drive. sot once we entered the residence, we found the female deceased on the bathroom floor. it appears she had been the victim of a violent assault. according to police, the victim has been identified as 54 year old marta redmond and the susepct in custody is her son 29-year-old matthew redmond. he is expected to be charged with murder. annette seabury lives nearby she says
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the suspect was seen running through the neighborhood.sot the guy who maybe did it ran through people's houses, tried to steal my neighbors car and then was arrested in the front yard.she's also stunned this has happened here.sotit's a quiet place. there's never been issues. ever. finally, it's unclear if anyone else was in the house at the time of the attack. the victim does have a husband and two other children, a boy and girl, but no one else was injured. in brentwood, charles clifford kron 4 news. (vicki) the mother (vicki) (vicki) the mother of a teen at the center of a debate over brain death -- is speaking out. back in december 20-13, doctors at
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children's hospital in oakland declared 13-year-old jahi mcmath brain dead from complications that developed following tonsil surgery. her mother refused to accept the declaration of death. she took jahi to the state of new jersey where hospitals recognize a family's religious beliefs as justification for continued medical care.nailah winkfield/jahi mcmath's mother: "stop letting the doctors tell you to prematurely disconnect your family members because how would we have known jahi would have lived four and a half years? how would i have known that she could respond to me if i would have killed her, because that is what that was, they tried to make me murder my daughter." jahi mcmath died in new jersey last month. the family's attorney says her death certificate proves she was alive these past four and a half years a celebration of life is scheduled to be held this friday at acts full gospel church in oakland. (ken) new tonight at nine... health officials are trying to pinpoint the source of an intestinal parasite outbreak in texas. it has infected at least 56-people
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since may. and as jacob rascon reports, the parasite can make people sick for months.... they call it clyosporiasis, a sort of stomach bug on steroids.and in texas, there is yet another outbreak.dr. peter hotez, baylor college of medicine:"this has been pretty much a recurring theme lately here in the u.s., pretty regular outbreaks mostly from imported fruits and vegetables, mostly coming from latin america."doctor peter hortez is the dean of the national school of tropical medicine at the baylor college of medicine.dr. peter hotez, baylor college of medicine:"a couple of years back, it was cilantro imported from mexico, we've seen it from imported snow peas, we've seen it from salads, pre-packaged salad." the primary symptom is, he says, diarrhea. but vomiting and extreme fatigue usually follow, all of it lasting from a few days to a few months. because the symptoms can be confused with food poisoning and other viruses, the overwhelming majority of those who have clyosporiasis never report it."if we know of 56 cases, there could easily be ten times more than that, that are not getting diagnosed." state health officially recommend thoroughly washing
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all fruits and vegetables until they find the source of the problem.cooking your produce will kill the parasite. dr. peter hotez, baylor college of medicine:"i'm reasonably optimistic that over the next few days to weeks, we'll pin down the source, but in the meantime, assume that all produce is fair game at this point." (ken)(ken) that was jacob rascon reporting... health officials say if you have visited texas since before may and have the symptoms-- you should contact your doctor for testing and treatment. (vicki) back here locally... a woman carjacked at gunpoint-- at a popular bart station in the east bay... it happened last night just after eight-- at the richmond bart station... bart police say a man approached the victim while in the parking lot and took her car while he pointed a gun at her. thankfully, the victim was not injured. (ken) santa rosa police santa rosa police arrested a homeless man on suspicion of lighting several fires last month. police say a witness idetified the suspect out of a photo line up-- his name is domingo bautista-
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bautista... police believe he's responsible for four fires near occidental road in graton back on june 14th.. and 13 small fires along the santa rosa creek trail near dutton avenue on june 16th. the suspect is now facing two counts of felony arson. (ken) breaking news just into the newsroom... the yolo and napa county sheriff's offices have just issued another mandatory evacuation... this is for areas west of state highway 16, to berryessa knoxville road, south of old county road 40, and north of county road 53. cal fire has issued evacuation advisories for the berryessa highlands, markley cove resort, and pleasure cove resort areas. (anchors) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero...outside at the live look outside at the embarcadero... now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: it was mostly
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sunny and breezy for most of the bay with patchy coastal fog. highs today were in the 70s and 80s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast. fires continue to burn bringing more smoke to bay area skies. poor air quality will continue for the central and southern san joaquin valley. on the satellite a low pressure system in the gulf of alaska will move south off the coast by tomorrow. that will bring stronger onshore winds and increase the amount of moisture in the atmosphere which should slow bay area fires. with a more westerly wing we can expect improving air quality and cooler temperatures for the 4th of july. it will likely be foggy along the coast and inside the bay for fireworks while remaining mostly clear inland. highs tomorrow will be cooler and in the 70s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast and 60s and 70s around the bay. it will begin to warm on thursday. friday will be partly cloudy with remnants from a former hurricane moving overhead. it will likely be a little muggy too. hot weather
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at least for the inland valleys is expected this weekend.
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(ken) still ahead... it's a race against the clock to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave in thailand.... what officials are struggling with coming up... (vicki) plus... as many head out tomorrow for fourth of july celebrations... we'll tell you about the big warnng from the secret service for travelers pumping gas...
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4 your money tonight... the secret service is warning 4th of july travelers about gas pump credit card skimmers. (ken) this comes as nearly 40 million americans will be on the road tomorrow. the problem - criminals may be particularlymotivated to steal credit card information at gas pumps. they do it by installing a tiny device that's hard to spot. authorities say the best way
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to avoid being a victim is by paying inside. you can also wiggle the card reader to see if there are any signs of tampering. (vicki) federal regulators are rejecting the idea of setting minimum standards for airline seats and legroom as a safety measure. the f-a-a says it saw immediate safety issue requiring new regulations. the f-a-a is responding to a group called flyers rights. that group went to court to prod the f=a=a to act. the group says cramped planes combined with the larger size of today's passengers means planes can't be evacuated in 90 seconds...as required. the f-a-a turned down flyers gh once before. but (ken) walmart is taking heat for a line of anti-trump merchandise sold on its website. third-party companies produced the "impeach 45" and "impeach "impeach 45" and "impeach trump" items. trump supporters voiced their frustration about the items on social media. some even
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threatened to boycott the retail giant. it appears walmart has since taken the products off of its website. the retailer still sells "make america great again" and "donald trump speaks for me" apparel. (vicki)facebook is getting rid of a few apps.the company announced that it's shutting down the apps "hello" "t-b-h" and "moves" due to low usage. "hello" combines facebook information with phone contacts."moves" is a fitness app and "t-b-h" is an anonymous social media platform for teens.facebook said personal data from the apps will be deleted within 90 days. (vicki) ahead at nine... her son was put on life support-- but her manager didn't care one bit... details on what was said during a text exchanged that got the woman's boss fired... (ken) plus... an ice cream man beaten and hit on the head with a crowbar.... and you won't believe what started the attack... (vicki) and up next...the two men charged in the ghost ship warehouse fire have pleaded no contest... as part of a deal. hear what derrick almena and max harris
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sentences....(vicki) kron4's terisa estacio is in oakland tonight with the latest developments. david gregory, victims father. it is not enough. for the family members who lost loved ones in the ghost ship fire, this was a very difficult day for several reasons. for one, during the hearing today, all 36 names of the victims were read out loud in court... some family members wept, and wiped away tears... another reason it was a rough day, some thought the plea bargain agreement was not tough enough. the gregory's lost their daughter michaela.david gregory, father, ghost ship plea deal. we think it needed to be more. but for the attorney's reprsenting max harris and derick almena - this plea bargain agreement was more than enough. tony serra, attorney representing derick almena, ghost ship plea deal. he is in pain, he will suffer for this. curtis briggs, attorney representing max harris, ghost ship plea
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deal. he is sorry this happened. as for prosecutors... they defended the deal;, adding, in the end, this was an agreement they felt would best serve all of those who died that fateful night. alameda co. asst da
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((vicki/ots))earlier today defense attorney bill fazio joined us in studio.he breaksdown what the involuntary manslaughter charge means for derrick almenna and max harris. ((vicki)) fazio went on to say that the
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judge has to accept this plea. they can reject it and tell the prosecutor and defense attorney to come back with another deal. however, he says generally...that doesn't happen. (ken) in national news tonight... the trump administration is planning to rescind a set of obama-era policies that promoted the use of race in college admissions. it comes as the department of justice investigates whether harvard university discriminates against asian-americans in its admissions process. the trump administration is specifically rescinding documents that laid out recommendations and guidelines for schools aiming to promote
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diversity. the trump administration says the rules are not legal and they violate the supreme court precedent on affirmative action. (ken) new at nine tonight.... an ice cream vendor in stockton is recovering after being beaten by three men in a suspected road rage incident.(vicki) police believe the young man may have been attacked because he was driving too slow. reporter kay recede has the story. kelley drive in stockton is notoriously known for its violence.. drama and crime but often there are families who like most people just want peace(imelda martinez, neighbor)"it's sad to still see that you still feel unsafe."neighbors were disheartened when they heard that suspected road rage led to the beating of a 26 year old ice cream vendor (hodari wilson, neighbor)"that's very disappointing because he's just like everybody else that's struggling."joe silva with the stockton police department says the vendor was driving on kelley drive near west hammer lane monday night when three men in a silver
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sedan started screaming at the victim(officer joe silva, spokesman, stockton police department)"he was in that neighborhood, trying to sell ice cream to kids and their families and he didn't do anything wrong."silva says the vendor feared for his safety he pulled over but that didn't stop the men(silva)"the people that did something wrong last night were the ones that pulled up next to him, yelling obscenities at him, telling him he's driving too slow."officers say they beat the vendor and then hit him on the head with a crowbar the vendor was taken to a hospital and will be o-k(hodari)"i feel like no one should get beat, period, with anything and with a crow bar that's inhumane." for parents like imelda martinez the latest violence is just another reason for her to son to play safely inside. away from the drivers she says speeds secure from the uncertainty which lies beyond her front lawn(imelda)"i don't bring my son out here. even being on the sidewalk is a little too much for me." (ken) that was kay recede reporting.(vicki) officer silva says the intersection is quite busy so someone out there must have witnessed the attack. (vicki) a family in yuba city say they are fearful to
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return home after a car crashed into it -- for the 4th time. the home is located at the intersection of harding road and cherry street. reports say last week a drunken driver rammed into their kitchen. the car virtually disappeared into the house. five years earlier her father-in-law was almost killed when another car crashed into the house. residents in the neighborhood are almost as upset as the homeowner saying people simply drive too fast down their streets. (ken) happening now... rescuers in thailand are debating several strategies for how to free 12 boys and one adult from an underground cave. the team was exploring a series of tunnels when heavy rains forced them to go deeper and deeper until they were trapped. reporter steve nannes has the details on what options are at thank you, thank you!in a chamber of caves more than a half mile below the surface...12 young boys and their soccer coach wait.we go
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inside?no, not today. not today. after disappearing without a trace nearly ten days ago -- many had feared the worst---until rescuers discovered them alive and in good condition monday--but officials in thailand are still struggling to find a safe way to get them out jessica tait, u.s. air force public affairs officer: everyone is working so hard to be able to mitigate the risk and find the best possible solution to access the children as well as provide that assistance. the boys are receiving medical treatment by thai navy seals and have enough food and water to sustain them for several weeks, or even months. the rainy season in thailand ends in octobera commander with the royal thai navy says one option includes teaching the boys how to scuba dive... which some experts say poses several risks. anmar mirza, cave rescue expert: "the safety margin is very very narrow, because if something happens to your air supply, you can't just rise to thfamil
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they remain optimisticthamma kantawong, aunt of trapped soccer coach: "i'm the happiest persthe world. because people around the world are supporting in many ways, and many departments of thailand came to help the boys." adisak wongsukjan, father of 14-year-old trapped in cave: "i was happy to hear the cheering from the rescue workers. i felt that i have hope that i am going to get to see my son alive."authorities insist they are in no rush. they want the boys to gain their strength embarking on what could be a grueling journey home. i'm steve nannes reporting. (lawrence bay area weather) (gary sports tease) just when you thought you were done painting...
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little something about today....we start with 49er line backer ruben foster..who many media and fans said his
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career should be over after reports of a serious domestic dispute surfaced.... we all remember how that ended when the woman in charge came forward and said the initial story she made up with a total lie. foster was suspendeed by lie. foster was up with a total lie. foster was suspendeed by the nfl today for two games for a weapons offense and a marijuana possesion charge..but it's a far cry from the violent acts he was at first charged with...i think we all learned wait untill all the facts are inb before we want to take away someones livin-hood we learned tobight that if you want to draw fans to the ball park...all you need is fire works.... the a's are third from the bottom in baseball attendance.....at 17,000 per game.....tonight they drew 30,000 folks and it sure wasn't the visiting san diego padres....the a's have just defeated the padres 6-2...jed lowrie continues his
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oakland to a 6-2 win......and then the real draw let the fireworks begin...with all due respect if you thought thisd was good...wait untillk tomorrow night when kron delivers its annual show at 9 oclock. and the thitd thing we learned today...never believe anyone when their feelings are hurt..and they are in the middle of a negotiation... damarcus cousins said he accepted the warriors 5 million dollar offer because he redcieved no other offers due to the fact that he was rehabbing from a serious achillies injury.....well the nerw york times today produced proof that cousins was offered
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a 2 year 40 million dollar deal from his now previous team..the newolrelans pelicans.....the real story he gambled he could get more...and missed by 35 million. next hour an ugly night in colorado for the giants... ♪
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michigan woman requesting time off from her job at a gas station because her son was hospitalized on life support - has gone viral. that's because of the text exchange with her boss. crystal fisher says doctors are concerned about her son and don't have all the answers yet.. she says she texted
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her manager at 'p-s food mart' to let her know what was going on. her manager then texted "if you can't come to work that's you quitting." in later messages she said "i've been more than accommodating during this, allowing schedule changes and such. there's no reason you can't work and i will not tolerate drama". the people at p.s. food mart later reached out to fisher and expressed sympthy... and agreed the situation was handled improperly - 'and without compassion.' the company says it took action - and that particular manager is now out of a job. (vicki) authorities in florida are raising a lot of questions after a woman fell out of an s-u-v. and it was all caught on camera and the video may be disturbing to some viewers. in the video, you can see a woman apparently limp and unconscious lying in the
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middle of the intersection. the driver stopped and calmly walks over, picks up the woman and takes her back to the vehicle. (vicki) detectives categorized the case as an accidental injury. they say the woman has scrapes and cuts but no serious injuries. (ken) happening now.... nearly 80 million people in the u-s are under a heat advisory or warning. along the east coast, soaring temperatures and humidity are expected to stay for the july 4th holiday. natasha chen reports there have already been deaths and hospitalization s due to the heat... dangerous heat smothering a wide swath of north america -of on saturday...and possibly another two people in kansas city, missouri over the past week.six more heat-related deaths were reported over the weekend in quebec.new yorkers waited a long time this year for sunshine and warmth...
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sha'quasa butts/long beach, ny resident: we asked to get summer and done get africa!but long stints in 100-plus degree weather can cause problems.dr. natalya urovish/glen cove hospital: i think some of the mistakes people make are they lie down, which can actually make your symptoms worse, so what people need to do is go inside and cool off frequently. in new jersey, residents at ingelmoor rehabilitation and care center were evacuated on monday after the building's a-c unit failed. all along the east coast - people working outdoors have to find frequent refuge indoors.tom guilmette/photographer: it's going to be warm. i mean we get use to it. you hydrate the day before and you hydrate all day long and when you working. construction worker/arlington va: the building is about 122, 123 right now fluctuating a little bit. the building is going to be a little cooler than the black roof here but it all radiates heat when you're working.these searing temperatures and high humidity will continue over the july 4th holiday.chad myers/meteorologist: now there is some relief on the way a little bit at least, it's still three days away but it's cooler from here on out as a major cold front comes through for the weekend.in washington, i'm natasha chen reporting.
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lawrence karnow: it was mostly sunny and breezy for most of the bay with patchy coastal fog. highs today were in the 70s and 80s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast. fires continue to burn bringing more smoke to bay area skies. poor air quality will continue for the central and southern san joaquin valley. on the satellite a low pressure system in the gulf of alaska will move south off the coast by tomorrow. that will bring stronger onshore winds and increase the amount of moisture in the atmosphere which should slow bay area fires. with a more westerly wing we can expect improving air quality and cooler temperatures for the 4th of july. it will likely be foggy along the coast and inside the bay for fireworks while remaining mostly clear inland. highs tomorrow will be cooler and in the 70s inland with 50s and 60s at the coast and 60s and 70s around the bay. it will begin to warm on thursday. friday will be partly cloudy with remnants from a former hurricane moving overhead. it will likely be a little muggy too. hot weather at least for the inland valleys is expected this weekend. (vicki) (vicki) san francisco is
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going to be treated to a morrow 4's gabe slate was at the embarcadero in san francisco where he spoke with crews preparing the big show... sound from - jeff thomas/pyro spectacular"right now we are in the process of our final placement of what we call our hardware racks tubes borders that are ultimately going to send the shells up in the air" jeff thomas, with pyro spectacular, the company behind the july 4th fireworks show, in san francisco says this year the show will go beyond the average 20 minute firework display.. sound from - jeff thomas/pyro spectacular "it is sf so a little more umf to make it special " over 10,000 fireworks will be launched from two barges floating in the bay wednesday night starting at 930pm. i asked jeff thomas who helped design the show where the best place to be physically sit and - jeff thomas/pyro spectacular "pier 39 and aquatic park or
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anywhere along the waterfront " display was designed with the fog in mind so if it rolls in spectators will still see something sound from - jeff thomas/pyro spectacular"we design it at different altitudes to have all bases covered " i asked jeff to show me his favorite firework of the show the shell was the size of a bowling ball sound from - jeff thomas/pyro spectacular "it is an eight injured it's a golden flower that has trails this is a big one " in sf gs k in sf gs k this is a big one " in sf gs
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k (vicki) be sure to tune into our special 4th of july show.... we will cover fireworks shows from concord, san rafael, san jose and san francisco's pier 39... it's the only 4th of july fireworks show in the bay area televised álive. the fun starts tomorrow night..july 4th right here on kron 4. (ken) singer
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songwriter tina turner's oldest son has died. (vicki) craig raymond turner was 59 years old. (vicki) police say he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his studio city home. turner was a real estate agent in the san fernando valley. his rodeo (ro-day-o) realty profile says he belonged to the national organization of realtors and california association of realtors. (ken) a documentary that takes a close look into the life and death of whitney houston hits theaters friday. "whitney" tells the story of houston's rise to fame as a teenager... and her slow fall from grace. houston was signed to arista records by legendary producer clive davis when she was only 19-years old. the multiple- grammy winner died in a drug-related drowning in 2012 at the age of 48. the film features
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previously unseen home video of houston's private life and interviews from more than 70-people who were close to her... 'whitney' opens friday in 400 theaters nationwide. (vicki) oprah 2020? ....not likely. winfrey revealed in a recent interview...her distaste for the presidential position. she said quote "all the non-truths, the crap, the nastiness, the backhanded backroom stuff that goes on -- i feel like i could not exist." speculation first surfaced during her motivating speech at the golden globe awards in january. she has since put those rumors to rest and continues to focus on her support for women and the metoo movement. (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore is here with kron 4 news at ten....pam? (pam) thank you vicki and ken next at ten... we are just hours away from celebrating out nation's independence and while fireworks are legal in only a handful of bay area cities...
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that is not stopping people from buying them, and using them...illegally. now one south bay city is enlisting residents to report illegal fireworks online.and it appears to be working. plus... new mandatory evacuation orders just issued for parts of yolo and napa counties.. as the county fire grows to more than 72-thousand acres.(pam) plus.. new details on the elderly woman who died a month after she was pushed down and robbed. the new charges the suspect is expected to face. don't go away... hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break.
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something incredible is here at disney california adventure park. it must be epic! thrilling! daring! come ride the incredicoaster. it's going to be simply exhilarating, dahling.
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come ride the incredicoaster. weaving your own shoes...rgy by out of flax. or simply adjust your thermostat. with energy upgrade california. (pam) now at ten: people now (pam) now at ten: people all across the bay area.... are gearing up to celebrate the independence day holiday .. while authorities are getting serious about the use of illegal fireworks. good evening im pam moore. (ken)and im ken wayne. in addition to cracking down.. san jose
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authorities are also arming the public. kron 4's ali reid tell us about a new tool neighbors can use to report those who decide to use fireworks this july 4th. more people are definitely using the website ... once you go online you have the option to report anonymously. however fire officials say it's a good idea to leave your contact information ... should they have any follow up questions and need to get in touch.as crews tend to a vegetation fire on the eve of july 4th ... the use of illegal fireworks is a serious concern here in san jose. especially now during fire season. sot - the hotter, drier, windier, the faster a fire spreads ..... all fireworks are illegal in san jose ... but that doesn't stop folks from firing them off.usually they just shoot up fireworks around hereit may be a regular occurence, but that doesn't make it ok. sunday night's fireworks left one family startled.it was pretty loud. we all woke up wondering

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