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(pam) tonight, we are following breaking news out of solano county. a wildfire is forcing áámore evacuations tonight. and now, the fire is burning close to homes.. it started in fairfield and has moved into vacaville ... heavy smoke is filling the sky in the area right now ..(pam) thanks for joining us, im pam moore. (ken) and i'm ken wayne... kron 4's gayle ong standing by at the fire with the latest on containment. but first ... here is a map showing you where this fire started earlier today .. in the paradise valley area of fairfield. it quickly jumped to 150- acres .. jumped to 150- it quickly fairfield. it quickly jumped to 150- acres .. at this hour .. that fire is now up to 1000- acres affecting fairfield and vacaville. now let's go live to the scene where kron
chief of operations for the sonoma-lake-napa unit thanks gayle.. thanks gayle.. kron four's kron four's chief meterologist lawrence karnow is standing by with details on thethe weather conditions in the fire zone. lawrence karnow: temperatures began to cool today but it was still hot in the valleys where temperatures hit the 90s. dense fog is forming at the coast and moving into the bay. the breeze will carry the low clouds a little further inland tonight. on the doppler we can see a few showers over the sierra and southern california. on the satellite you can see as high pressure have moved east. that allowed us to cool today and that trend will continue into the weekend. a few tropical clouds will also pass overhead the next few days too. highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 50s and coast. it will be a little cooler with a few clouds on sunday. the cooler weather pattern will continue well into next week.
on the phone with us now for the latest fire update is jonahmark parkes .. cal fire deputy chief of operations for the sonoma- lake- napa unit.. thanks for being with us .. mike parkes, cal fire deputy chief of operations for the sonoma-lake-napa unit (pam) we first told you about the wildfire in solano county .. the wildfire
about the wildfire in solano county .. with a breaking news push alert. download the kron4 mobile app and be the first to know about breaking news in your neighborhood. (ken) another breaking news story we are following tonight -- alaska airlines just tweeting saying that take-off of a horizon air plane. an airline employee conducted an unauthorized takeoff without passengers at sea-tac; aircraft has crashed in south puget sound. normal operations
at sea-tac airport have resumed. we will continue to follow this story as more information becomes availible.l (pam) other big stories we are we are following tonight -- a stunning development in the deadly ghost ship fire case - the judge has rejected the plea deal. and the other story... a jury awarded nearly 300- million dollars to a bay area man who says 'roundup weed killer' caused his cancer.(ken) it's the case of a former school groundskeeper who blamed monsanto's popular weed killer. (ken) kron 4's ella sogomonian has been at the courthouse in san francisco and has the latest on this jury award... ella? the plaintiff is of course overjoyed by the verdict and his lawyers believe this is an important precedent thousands more will follow, while
monsanto reps disagree with the decision and stand by their product. a jaw dropping verdict was read aloud before a san francisco courtroom.the jury ordered agribusiness giant monsanto to pay $289 million dollars in damages to a bay area man who they deteremined got terminal cancer after he consistently used their weed killer called round up.the monsanto vice president shared his condolences for the plaintiff but defended their product.sot: scott partridge, monsanto vice president //"it's been around for over 4 decades it is the most widely used herbicide in history it is also the most widely studied herbicide in history. it has been the subject of over 800 scientific medical peer re viewed pulished studies that has clearly desmonstrated that glyphsate poses no adverse health risks much less cancer."dwayne lee johnson is the first plaintiff with a successful lawsuit against monsanto. he was a groundskeeper for benecia unified school district where he used round up at least 20- 40 times a year and at one point was doused with it. johnson was diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymph oma and has lesions covering 80% of his body.sot: dwayne lee
johnson, plaintiff// "the cause is way bigger than me so hopefully this thing will start to get the attention it needs to get make a good choice."johnson's attorneys believe his case will pave the way for thousands more using the popular product.sot: r. brent wisner, plaintiff's attorney// "we now have a way forward that monsanto now has an option to do right by all the people who have been hurt, and do right by mr. johnson and do right by everyone else who could be hurt by the product."but the monsanto vp revealved they plan to appeal the verdict...johnson's lawyers took that as what they call a sign of the company's character. tag the monsanto vp went on to say that the agriculture industry relies on their product to feed an increasing global population claiming now is not the time to take the safe product away from farmers. live in san francisco ella sogomonian kro n4 news
(ken) the next question tonight is -- what this will mean for the average person using roundup weedkiller?(pam) tonight we talked to the director of the sierra club... which is one of the oldest and largest environmental organizations in the country. our grant lodes joins with details on what the verdict means for the everyday gardener.. what should we know? is 'roundup' safe to casually use around your home?? grant(grant) (grant) kathryn phillips is the director of the sierra club. she warns against using round up. she says round up causes cancer and if you're going to use it... you should be careful. however the vice president of monsanto...the compant that makes round- up...says the popular product is totally safe.
(ken) now to the surprising twist in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire case today. the judge rejected a plea deal after hearing emotional testimony from family members of the 36 people who were killed .. prior to judge james cramer announcing his decision -- he said that the law does not allow him to change a plea deal but then he told the coaccept it.
bargan with regard to my client -- mr. almena was unfair and he has rejected it."> the judge said he found remorse in the words of harris. but no remorse in the words of derick almena. the judge told the courtroom he rejects almena's 9 year sentence and no contest plea deal... but because the plea involves both defendants... the deal was rejected for both defendants. both the defendants and their attorneys and prosecutors will return to court next friday (ken) 36 people were killed when a massive fire broke out at warehouse back in 20-16-- trapping people inside ....(pam) kron's hermela aregawi joins us now from the newsroom... with more on the judges decision ... and reaction from the victims families, hermela? (pam) let's take a live look
(ken)chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here with the forecast lawrence karnow: temperatures began to cool today but it was still hot in the valleys where temperatures hit the 90s. dense fog is forming at the coast and moving into the bay. the breeze will carry the low clouds a little further inland tonight. on the doppler we can see a few showers over the sierra and southern california. on the satellite you can see as high pressure have moved east. that allowed us to cool today and that trend will continue into the weekend. a few tropical clouds will also pass overhead the next few days too. highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be a little cooler with a few clouds on sunday. the cooler weather pattern will continue well into next week.
(pam) still ahead tonight -- the f-d-a approving a new app... that could help women prevent pregnancy. we'll explain how it works. (ken) a disturbing trend involving opioid abusers and their pets. what addicts are doing to their animals... to try to get drugs. (ken) a new study shows that people are injuring their own pets or dogs in an effort to obtain opioids.(ken) veterinarians say they are drugs.try to get animals... to doing to their addicts are what and their pets.opioid abusers involving works. explain how it we'll pregnancy. week.
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effort to battle this epidemic veterinarians are creating clinics and policies to prevent pet owners from getting drugs. many are making sure to conduct exams on animals to make sure they truly need a medication. (pam) the food and drug administration has approved marketing .... for a smartphone app that claims to prevent pregnancy. the app is from a swedish- based company called "natural cycles." the company says, women can use the app to track the days they are fertile based on body temperature readings ... and the timing of their menstrual cycles. 'natural cycles' claims the app has been 93- percent effective at preventing unwanted pregnancies. but officials in both britain and sweden launched investigations into the app earlier this year, after reports women using it ... were becoming pregnant. in a statement, the f-d-a warns .. the app is not foolproof in preventing pregnancies -- but can be effective if used correctly and carefully. (ken) another white house tell all book ready to be
released. we'll have some of the scandalous allegations made by omarosa. (pam) the son of a bay area police chief makes his first court appearance... after his alleged attack on an elderly sikh man. what the suspect did in front of t-v cameras today. (ken) plus... a sad day for the highway patrol... and another man's family. the latest on a fatal crash on interstate 80. just when you thought you were done painting... ...you discover paint bleed under your tape... not with frogtape! frogtape is the only painter's tape treated with patented paintblock technology. paintblock reacts with the water in latex paint to form a micro-barrier against paint bleed, giving you the sharpest lines possible. get professional results with frogtape...
highway patrol is mourning one of its own tonight. a motocycle officer conducting a routine traffic stop... was killed.(ken) solano county chp officer kirk griess pulled over a sedan on interstate 80... when a pickup truck veered onto the shoulder... crashing into both the officer and the sedan.(pam) officer griess and the driver of the sedan... who has now been identified as 49- year old jaime manuel of vallejo... were rushed to the hospital... but did not survive.. doug johnson the details on this tragic crash. the california highway patrol confirmed the death of officer kirk griess following a three- vehicle crash friday along westbound interstate 80 in fairfield."today is a tough day, it is a tough day, for the chp, it's a tough day for me, it's a tough day for the
state of california," chp golden gate chief ernie sanchez said.griess, 46, was a 19-year veteran of the chp and worked for the solano division for 16 years.investigators say the officer pulled over an suv near manuel campos parkway when a third vehicle - a white pickup truck - veered onto the shoulder "for unknown reasons" and hit the chp motorcycle and the suv.everyone involved was taken to the hospital. officer griess and the driver of the saturn, 49-year-old jaime buenza manuel, were pronounced dead at the hospital.griess is survived by his wife, his two adult daughters and his teenage son."so you can imagine the time he spent coaching, volunteering with the community with his daughters," sanchez said. "and now the time he was spending with his son, a 14-year-old. he was at the prime of his career, making a difference. and today that's what he was attempting to do."
investigators have not said what led to the crash, but a witness told fox40 the driver of the truck had complained of a medical issue that caused him to black out. (ken) that was doug johnson reporting. governor jerry brown issued a statement on the death of officer griess. he says: "today we mourn the loss of a father of three - officer griess - who lost his life while protecting his community. we extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family, his friends and his many california highway patrol colleagues for their devastating loss." (pam) developing news tonight -- police are are searching for a vallejo man accused of kidnapping and sexual assault. he is considered armed and dangerous. 33-year-old kenneth weathersby is wanted for two separate kidnappings and sexual assaults of female victims. he is described as being six feet, three inches tall and weighing 230 pounds. united states marshals are
offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to his arrest. (ken) the union city police chiefús son was in court today for his arraignment after being accused of beating a sikh man in manteca.(ken) he was charged with elder abuse... attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. a 16-year-old has also been named as a suspect... but his identity will not be released because he is a minor. kay recede reports. 18-year-old tyrone mcallister flipped off our camera with a smile while at his arraignment.the union city police chiefús son is charged with elder abuse... attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. a 16-year-old has also been named as a suspect... but his identity will not be released because he is a minor.investigators with the manteca police department believe mcallister is the man seen in this surveillance footage captured monday morning at greystone park in manteca... the man in black is seen repeatedly kicking then spitting on 71- year-old sikh (sick-h) grandpa sahib singh natt.his family says natt is doing well considering the attack... but
is now too afraid to go on his morning walks.they believe the beating is a hate crimecity councilman and family friend gary singh spoke on behalf of loved ones(gary singh victimús family friend)'the sikh community it has hit them hard but you know i would say that itús not just the sikh community, i think it hit the whole community of manteca hard.'the president of the naacp stockton branch was also in court... bobby bivens says he does not want this attack to divide the community... (bobby bivens president, naacp, stockton branch)'as to whether it was just a hate crime or a crime, iúm of the opinion that at this point, looking at the videos, that itús just a crime committed by some young the 18-year-oldús father, police chief daryl mcallister has statement that he is estranged and that he needs to be held accountable for his actions. (ken) that was kay recede reporting. thereús no bail set for mcallister. he's expected back in court august 17th. (pam) two police officers in montana were called to the scene of a vehicle driven off
of the road. we want to warn you this video may be graphic to some viewers. when they arrived-- they found a man in serious need of medical attention. the driver had just suffered a heart attack before crashing into an embankment. "when he wasn't breathing and didn't have a pulse, i knew i need to act quickly to render aide. and that's when i removed him from the car, put him on the ground and started cpr." the officers tried to use a medical device to bring the victim back to life -- but that did not work. emergency crews arrived and transported the man to the hospital, where he managed to recover... following his near-death experience, the father is calling the two officers his guardian angels. lawrence karnow: temperatures began to cool today but it was still hot in the valleys where temperatures hit the 90s. dense fog is forming at the coast and the breeze will carry the low clouds a little further inland tonight. on the doppler we can see a few showers over the sierra and southern
california. on the satellite you can see as high pressure have moved east. that allowed us to cool today and that trend will continue into the weekend. a few tropical clouds will also pass overhead the next few days too. highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be a little cooler with a few clouds on sunday. the cooler weather pattern will continue well into next week. (ken) what authorities are calling a sting operation-- a chicago community is calling a stunt to lure kids into committing week. (ken) (ken) what authorities are
calling a sting operation-- a chicago community is calling a stunt to lure kids into committing crimes. video of a so-called "bait truck" has gone viral... (ken) and activists says it is deepening the divide between police and residents. rob englas reports. nats: "it's a bait truck. that's a bait truck man."cell phone video, viewed more than half-a-million times, shows what appears to be at least a dozen officers in a covert sting.the goal, according to norfolk southern railway, catch criminals stealing. martin g. johnson/community activist: "every day unsolved murders. drug infested. prostitution, gang infested and you would bring that type of element already in to a burning house." roderick sawyer/chicago alderman: "i just felt it was unfortunate that we use our resources for
this, when we are strained as it is with the police resources."6th ward alderman roderick sawyer, was unaware this was happening and is outraged. roderick sawyer/chicago alderman: "as we're trying to build trust between the community and police, this just tears it right apart."charles mckenzie/community activist: "it makes me feel sad."for charles mckenzie the undercover sting was a low blow.in a statement confirming it was working with chicago police last week and "conducted a joint surveillance operation to target individuals who have been breaking into freight containers at rail yards." charles mckenzie/community activist: "how can we trust cpd when they're doing things like that. and let me get this correct every cpd not bad, you know we have some good officers that serve and protect well. honestly. but when they do things like that, it makes all the rest of them look bad." (ken) that was rob eglas reporting. norfolk southern says young people the operation... and were not arrested. the three individuals apprehended ranged
in age from 21 to 59. (pam) a former white house aide and reality t-v star is telling her story about her time in the trump administration. according to excerpts obtained by the washington post-- omarosa newman claims.. in her forthcoming book... that president trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative 15-thousand dollar a month contract.(pam) in exchange, the campaign wanted her silence. it came in the wake of her ouster from the administration last year. but as c-n-n's boris sanchez reports, she did not take the alleged offer. omarosa manigault newman the former apprentice star who became a top white house aide bringing more reality show drama with her new tell all book-claiming she was offered $15,000 a month to stay silent after being fired, according to the washington post, which obtained excerpts from "unhinged."according to the post, she says that the president's daughter-in-law, lara trump, called her offering a job doing "diversity outreach" for the
campaign and a "monthly contract in exchange for her silence" regarding trump, vice president mike pence and their families. but she says in the book that she turned down the offer which came via email. it's not known though if that email or the alleged agreement is contained in her book. lara trump - who is married to son, eric, refused to comment to cnn. known simply by her first name, omarosa was one of the few prominent african americans in the trump administration she repeatedly praised the president...omarosa manigault: "every critic, every detractors will have to bow down to president trump."she even defended on issues of race.omarosa manigault: "donald trump is racial. but he is not a racist. yes, i will acknowledge many of the exchanges, particularly in the last six months, have been racially charged. do we then just stop and label him as a racist? no."but now after working at the white house, she says trump is a (quote) "racist, misogynist and bigot." press secretary sarah sanders tonight pushing back, saying quote... "instead of telling the truth about all the good president trump and his administration are doing to make america safe and prosperous, this book is riddled with lies and false accusations. it's sad that a disgruntled former white house employee is trying to profit off these false attacks."many of the accusations omarosa makes in her book are impossible to verify, but she claims to have recordings that the post says they have listened to - and match quotations in her book.the attacks from omarosa come as the president started his day attacking nfl players who kneeled in protest at pre- season games.the president tweeting quote: "find another way to protest. stand proudly for your national anthem or be suspended without pay!"and one
of the president's top supporters on fox news is under scrutiny for echoing the message of white nationalists...laura ingraham: "in some parts of the country it does seem like the america that we know and love doesn't exist anymore. massive demographic changes have been foisted upon the american people."immediately getting praise from white like david duke.(nats) all setting the stage for a weekend where white supremacists are planning a march outside the white house to mark the one year anniversary of the "unite the right" charlottesville riots, when one woman was killed by a neo-nazi demonstrator. another reminder of how president trump responded in the aftermath. trump: "we had some very bad people in that group. but you also had people that were very fine people. on both sides."
-- outside lands... at golden gate park... hundreds of people are pouring into the city this weekend. and that means a lot of people are grabbing uber and lyft to get to the concert.(ken)and stanley roberts says many of them are behaving badly .. this is 30th ave approaching balboa in san francisco, and on the right of the screen is the drop off and pick up location for uber and lyft for the outside lands concert in golden gate park ambiance so where are all the rideshare drivers let see if we can find them. well they can't be here because this sign reads no rideshare pickups or drop offs.. oh wait there's one, figures! ambiance let's check at the taxi stand. nope not here either, and for that matter where are the taxis . oh that right . nevermind i won't even go there maybe no ones using ride hail and every
one took a scoot . what is he riding on the sidewalk ambiance oh i know let's check on 25th ave . well i see one of the cars has the cloaking device activated so no will see him creeping along oh look there's another car, not sure if its a rid hail because the driver activated the park anywhere button the only thing that gave it away were the random people exiting in the middle of the street . ambiance oh, wait i know let's check over by the bus shelter on fulton but i mean really who would risk a 288 dollar ticket buyt stopping there do not drop off here, if you do that again you will get a cite well i guess that answers my question but it want just ride hail drivers the driver of the ups truck is getting cited because well look hat how the truck is parked, he'll probably be mad at me though stanley what's up man? do not drop off here hello when you ignore the parking enforcement officer you get a ticket on the fly so just simply driving off doesn't mean you wont get fined not only are the drivers blocking the bus zone, they inconvenience the people who live around here this is just madness yea it's fun that it's on front porch that kind nice the windows right here so we get no double parking on fulton no parking in the red zoneif a cop catches you, it could result in a moving violation of impeding the flow of traffic you know around the corner of 30th ave and balboa maybe that's where all the ride hails are hiding you know what, why even waste time with a drop off zone i mean
oakland raiders playing host to the detroit lions. jon gruden is back in silver and black...after 20 years...gruden is greeting the fans in the black hole the young derek carr... only completed 2 passes for 11 yards..but marshawn lych shows he still has some speed...he runs for the 60-yard touchdown...but it's called back!! holding....the raiders would end up scoreless.now to the starting raiders defense...no khalil mack...but no problem...the silver and black still get the sack on matthew stafford...big p.j. hall gets the sack.no more derek carr...but no problem... conner cook finds ryan switzer for the 7 yard touchdown. final: 16-10 raiders. now to baseball... the a's are in southern california tonight...taking
raiders.final: 16-10 raiders. now to baseball... the a's are in southern california tonight...taking on the angels. it was a clear beautiful night at angel stadium. the a's were hot early... top first...and khris davis nails a homerun off of felix pena...for a 3-nothing a's lead.davis: his 33rd homer this season.bottom 3rd...and here comes the angels...kole
calhoun blast one out of the park of of brett anderson ...for a 2-run homer... a's still lead 3 to 2.bottom 6th... and the angels take control... justin upton homers to left field... david fletcher scores to put the angels on top 4 to 3.final: 4-3 angelsthe a's are back in action tomorrow night in l.a. against the angels. the giants playing host to the pittsburgh pirates at at&t park. derek holland on the mound tonight...in the second game of a 4 game series against the pirates.top first: and andrew mccutchen lifts a leadoff homerun to right field agaisnt his former team... 1-nothing giants.still in the 1st...and alen hanson caps off the inning with an rbi single as brandon crawford makes it home.3-nothing giants.however
in the 7th...the pirates would rally... francisco cervelli hits a 3-score homerun to left field...and now the score is 12-7 giants.the game is still in action as we speak....the score is currently 12-9 giants... in the 8th inning...a slow onethe giants are playing tomorrow evening in san francisco...against the pirates...barry bonds will also have his jersey number retired. round 2 of the ellie mae classic at stonebrea in hayward today. warriors fans are screaming...steph curry...don't quit your day job.on the 3rd hole...curry's easy par...just won't go in...he would end up with a bogey 5th hole...curry's shot sails far...far..far to the right....he would end up with a double bogey.he shot 11- over par 46 on the front nine in the second round.that left
curry at 12-over for the tourney... with no chance to make the cut... and in last place ... 154th.however yesterday... curry was impressive... he shot 1 - over 71 in the first round. morning.a.m. tomorrow resume at 7 scheduled to resume at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning. (weather) coming up i'll have the seven day forecast.
karnow: temperatures began to cool today but it was still hot in the valleys where temperatures hit the 90s. dense fog is forming at the coast and moving into the bay. the breeze will carry the low clouds a little further inland tonight. on the doppler we can see a few showers over the sierra and southern california. on the satellite you can see as high pressure have moved east. that allowed us to cool today and that trend will continue into the weekend. a few tropical clouds
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