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you tell us? .... the victim remains in the intensive care unit tonight. his brother tells me he was shot 5 times .... in the shoulder, neck, and head.this all happened close to his home. he'd just left a meeting, stopped by his house and was waiting for the van with his peers to pick him up, when the shooting happened.43 year old joseph taeotui ( ta - yo - tew - wy ) was born and raised in the bayview, and made it his life's mission to give back. known to many in the streets as " jungle " .... the father of one has been keeping the
streets safe for many years and for the last 3 years, has been a part of the street violence intervention program. his brother tells me the family is holding on to hope he will this.meantime, he has some advice for the person or people responsible for pulling the trigger.sot - man this nonsense has got pray you turn yourself in and stop this nonsense.standuppolice is still on the hunt for the suspects.anyone with information that may help the case is authorities.reporting live from san francisco ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. (grant) tonight... a man is behind bars-- facing several charges in connection with friday's crash that killed c-h-p officer kirk griess and another man during a traffic stop in fairfield. (grant) authorities say the suspect was talking on the phone before the accident. kron 4's jr stone is live in fairfield tonight with the details... jr? ........ (j.r.)pam and ken...sean walker is the suspect here and he faces multiple charges. the district attorney described what went down last friday on interstate 80.he was driving at an excessive speed
on the freeway while he was on the phone and then he caused this accident and caused the death of both of these two innocent individuals.officer kirk griess died in this crash along westbound interstate 80 at the manuel campos parkway and north texas street. griess had just pulled over jaime manuel who was driving a saturn suv when the white chevy pickup truck here veered over and hit both griess and the saturn. officers say 36 year old sean walker of is just outside of sacramento, was driving that pickup. officers say walker was on his phone and speeding. he faces two felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and on felony count of reckless driving. news.stone kron 4 fairfield, j.r. stone kron 4 news. ((nats)) (pam)
nats.....> (pam) immeasurable sadness in the north bay today... as the public said goodbye to a fallen firefighter. a procession for battalion chief matt burchett took place.. as his body was returned home to utah. the 42- year-old was killed on monday, while battling the mendocino complex fire. kron 4's justine waldman was in santa
rosa tonight... where that procession started. (justine)hearts were heavy.as people came to honor a true hero.the hearse carrying battalion chief matt burchett's body, slowly pulled onto the tarmac.surrounding him, a full honor guard, with dozens of fellow firefighters and law enforcement officers here to pay their respects and grieve together.the 42 year old husband and father, died while fighting the mendocino complex fire.his body escorted from ukiah to sonoma county airport...and people lined the streets the entire way...holding american flags and signs of gratitude.carol leech / watched procession sot i am out here to give my love the family and honor all firefighters that have come to help in californianats of bagpipesthe flag draped casket was carried carefully on to the c130 plane.his death felt in countless black sashes over badges.matt is the 6th firefighter to die battling california's wildfires this season.battalion chief jeremy rahn / calfire sot everything you think you can unshroud your badge we are doing it againnatsmatt's wife dressed in black tightly hugged members of his fire fighting crew.the procession somber and silent...until the roar of the plane engines took matt's body back to his home state of
utahthe sadness here.. a reminder of the sacrifices firefighters make to keep us all safe.sot we go on the line together and when there is an end of watch..here to support each other as a family." (justine)on the plane with him back to his home state of utah, his wife.and 6 members of the cal fire honor guard who have not left his side since he died.at the sonoma county airport justine waldman kron 4 news. (grant) tonight crews are making more progress battling the mendocino complex fire. it is the largest fire in california history. here are the latest numbers... the fire, which is burning in lake, mendocino, colusa and glenn counties .... has burned more than 364-thousand acres. it is now 67-percent contained. the blaze has
destroyed almost 150- homes... and more than a thousand are still threatened tonight. (pam) new numbers on the carr fire, which is still burning in shasta county. that fire has now burned more than 214-thousand acres. it is 69-percent contained. three people have been killed in the fire.. and more than one-thousand homes have been destroyed. (pam) more help is on the way for fire victims in the north bay. the department of housing and urban development has approved more than 200- million dollars for wildfire recovery. nearly half of that money will go to sonoma county and the city of napa. the other half of the money will be divided between five other areas, including parts of lake and mendocino counties. the money is meant to help with long- term recovery from last fall's deadly wildfires .... which destroyed thousands of homes.
(grant) new tonight at nine... police in san mateo are investigating a rreport of e sexual assault involving a ride-share driver... it happened last night around seven p-last night around seven p-in a popular area on fashion island boulevard near mariners island boulevard... police say the victim was picked up by a driver... who said he was with a ride-share company. police released this sketch of the suspect.... the victim says the suspect drove her to a secluded area and sexually assaulted her. she managed to escape and with the assistance of a passerby she called police. the suspect fled the area in a gray 4-door sedan. police have not said which rideshare company the suspect said he was associated with. (pam) family members of nia wilson say, they will
hold a news conference friday ... to announce the filing of a lawsuit against bart.... over her untimely death. wilson is the young woman killed on july 22nd ... at the macarthur bart station. her sister was also injured in the same attack, which bart police say, appears to have been random. john cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. according to the wilson family's lawyer, the suit will quote - "allege bart failed to meet the duty of common carriers ... to provide riders with the highest standard of care." (pam) meantime... a new poll finds, most bart passengers would like to see more police officers on station platforms and on trains.(grant) kron4's haaziq madyun checked in with riders. (pkg)would you support more police patrols on bart stations and trains to increase passenger safety in the wake of recent violent attacks. that is the twitter poll question the bay area council organization asked bart passengers who live in the counties of san francisco,
san mateo, alameda and contra costa. 1,653 twitter users particiapted in the poll, the results...?sot the bay area council is regional non-partison public policy organization representing 300 of the bay area's largest employers focused on improving issues surrounding housing and transportation, says the spokesperson rufus jeffrissot nat/haaziq would you support more police patrol at bart stations and on trains?sot"yes i will" nat/haaziqwhy?sot"because i feel that we need more police officers for more safety"sot "yes i do believe that bart officers should be on the platforms to deal with issues" officials at bart say they are aware of the bay area council's twitter poll. bart is currently working on it's
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police are asking for help in finding a man who assaulted a customer at a gas station in concord. it happened at the shell station on oak grove road, back on july 31st... but police just released these surveillance images. officers were called to the gas station, when they say, the man, and another customer got into a verbal fight. the incident then escalated and the suspect pushed the victim to the ground... injuring him. the suspect then left the area in a white van. (pam) happening tonight in the south bay.... santa clara county officials will be fogging for mosquitoes after they detected west nile virus in portions of santa clara and sunnyvale. the fogging is scheduled to begin at 11-pm.
this is a map officials put out of the area impacted. the fogging should take a few hours. notices of the treatment were placed in neighborhoods where it will be happening. (grant) a warning tonight for parents... harmful levels of a week killer linked to cancer are showing up in food and cereal marketed to children. the non-profit "environmental working group" says it found trace amounts of glyphosate in several produces including cheerios and quaker oats granola bars. glyphosphate is the active ingredient in monsanto's roundup weed killer. scientists tested 29 products... and found most of them contained higher levels of the chemical than deemed safe. last friday, in a bench-mark case... benicia school district groundskeeper dewayne johnson was awarded 289-million-dollars in damages after a jury found that roundup was a significant cause of his terminal cancer. monsanto officals say round-up did not cause his cancer...and says it is
appealing the ruling. .... (pam) a measles outbreak has hit nearly two dozen states... including california. so far, there are more than 100 -cases, but the centers for disease control expects that number to rise. kron 4's charles clifford spoke with a doctor about how people need to do to protect themselves... the center for disease control says that so far this year 107 people in 21 states have contracted measles. in california, the health department says that there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus this year. sot measles is one of the most contagiouis of the infectious diseases.dr. matt willis is the public health officer in marin county. he says the danger posed by measles can not be ignored. sotif there's one child in a classroom coughing, that whole classroom can be exposed. there hasn't been a confirmed case of measles in marin since 2015, but willis says this time of the year, when kids are headed back to school, is when they are most concerned about infections.sotmeasles is one of the most contagious of the
infectious diseases. it doesn't take much of the virus. . a particle to get in the air and create exposure for a whole classroom. if there's one kid with measles in a classroom coughing that whole classroom will be exposed.fortunately, measles is also very preventable. the measles vaccine is about 95 percent effective and in california all kids are now required to be vaccinated before they start kindergarten. willis says that parents who still refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting their child's health and education at risk.sotif there is a case of measles at a school, we will exclude unvaccinated children for 21 days. which is the period of infectivity. we want to make sure that all parents know that so they can vaccinate their children so they don't have to deal with that.cdc says 107 measles cases so far in the us, there were 118 total cases last year. in marin county, charles clifford kron 4 news.
((pam/fsc)) according to the centers for disease control...symptoms of measles generally appear about seven to 14 days after a person is infected.syptoms include...high fever, cough, runny nose and red-watery eyes. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: temperatures were
running cooler than normal around the bay area. highs today were in the 70s and 80s inland with 50s and 60s and patch fog at the coast. it is another day of showers and thunderstorms over the sierra but that will subside as the sun goes down. on the satellite image you can see a weak area of low pressure off the coast. that low will move east keeping high pressure from building in too strong tomorrowl. once it moves past high pressure will return and bring hotter temperatures into the weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the mid to upper 80s inland. inside the bay we'll see 60s and 70s with 50s and 60s at the begin to warm on friday with 90s inland. it will remain hot in the the weekend with much cooler weather at the coast. will cool for everyone early next week. next week.
(pam) bad roads and increased congestion have become a way of life in california, way of life in california, especially here in the bay area. (grant) but a new study finds they are costing drivers thousands of dollars each year. kron 4's dan kerman shows us how. congestion in the bay area seems to be an everyday occurance.sotactually it's getting worse but i hope it gets betteradd to that the potholes... it seems as if road crews can barely keep
up... now a new study by the trip research group finds bad roads coupled with congestion are costing california drivers 61 billion dollars annuallysot it doesnt take a rocket scientist to figure that out if you drivein the san francisco oakland area the costs break down to $2,992 per driver annually, while in the san jose area it costs drivers an extra $2,745sot carl guardino/ california transportation commission 38-48 when you dont invest you dont have the infrastructure that you need and california hasn't invested in transportation systems for nearly 2 and a half decadescarl guardino is a member of the california transportation commission. he says that changed last year when the state legislature passed a 12 cent a gallon hike in the gas tax generating nearly 5-and a half billion dollars a year. sotwe already have invested 9.2 billion in 6800 improvements for road and highway repair and congestion relief in every single city in california and all 58 counties. but now a measure to repeal that gas tax is on the november ballot... guardino thinks it's shortsighted and
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tonight... eating healthy isn't always easy, especially if you're a family on a tight budget. (pam) this year so far, more than 20- million households in america are on food stamps.. that's approximately 40 -million people. (grant) a research program in southern california is looking to see if financial incentives can encourage people to buy more fruits and veggies. reporter camila bernal has the story. nats cristina alvarado has found a new way of shopping. she used to avoid expensive
produce.but now--- things like papayas, broccoli, and bell peppers on her list.thanks to !mas fresco! more fresh, a research program funded by the department of agriculture, she gets up to $40 a month for every dollar she spends on fruits and vegetablesnatsthe program is open to people on food stamps and new data from the study shows that people were more likely to buy fresh fruits and vegetables if they received the financial incentives. joe prickitt/ucsd center for community health: helped them in terms of their food insecurity, helped them address hunger and also helped them address disease prevention. joe prickitt, at uc san diego, oversees the program that has now provided funds for more than a thousand families in los angeles, san diego and orange counties.joe prickitt/ucsd center for community health: "our goal was to create a model program for the rest of the country." in alvarado's case, natsthe extra money has also had a significant impact on her daughter's health.erika alvarado/daughter: she started cooking healthier and i started losing weight, we went to the doctor and i'm not prediabetic anymore participants are enrolled for a year and the program runs through 2020. for now in the
alvarado family, fruits and veggies are no longer a luxury, they're on the menu. in san diego, california, im camila bernal reporting. (pam) ahead at nine .. trying to find a seat on a bart train during commute hours is tough ... but standing during the long train ride home can be tougher ... but not for this extremely large four legged pooch... where he was seen riding bart on two legs... (grant)topvo plus... after just two years... the tracy police chief is out of a job... why lots of big wigs in the city... are upset with the termination of larry esquivel. (pam) and after the break... a former c-h-p officer facing child sex abuse and rape charges... how sheriff's investigators were notified of the alleged abuse....
(grant) now at 9:30...the tracy police chief is out of a job. city officials anounced larry esquivel was terminated this morning.(pam) esquivel spent 30 years with the san jose police department, and two- years as chief there, before taking the top ot in tracy. as reporter kay recede explains, the tracy police officers association expressed its frustration with the termination. (rhodesia ransom councilwoman, city of tracy)'we have politics that has plagued our city and as a result we are
really a city under siege is how i feel.'(nancy young councilwoman, city of tracy) 'iúm deeply, deeply concerned of his termination.'the city of tracy announced chiefús esquivelús termination wednesday morning...a spokeswoman would only say itús a personnel matter (rhodesia)'our leadership wants us to look at this as a personnel matter but this is really a political matter in the city of tracy and the citizens need to stand up.' councilwoman rhodesia ransom says she had been worried for months that the acting city manager and other city leaders would fire the police chief (rhodesia)'council members, we still donút have all the details about whatús happened with chief larry esquivel but the writing has been on the wall for a very long time.' fellow councilwoman nancy young — who also helped organize a rally demanding answers for the movesays the chief has been a great asset to the community... esquivel was named the top cop two years ago — he told fox40 at the time he retired from the san jose police department with three years of experience as its police chief... and more than 30 years of experience on the forceyoung and ransom say he was beloved by many(rhodesia) 'he has been excellent for our community issues but the majority of our council have been vocally interrupting the work that he has done to move us forward.'the tracy police officers association also
shared their disappointment sharing this message on their facebook page that 'chief esquivel had the full support of our membership.' (grant)(grant) that was kay recede reporting...(pam) councilmembers are now questioning the motive behind the move, and are even asking that the interim city manager to step down. (pam) a former officer from the c-h-p amador area-- which is just past lodi and stockton ... is facing a number of sexual abuse and rape charges. 35- year old michael joslin was in court today for his arraignment, where he pleaded ánot guilty to five áfelony counts of continued sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl... according to the criminal complaint filed in court.. this charges also included rape of the child... the amador county sheriff's investigators were notified of the alleged abuse on sunday... and joslin was arrested on monday by deputies from his own office...
said that a mother had notified him that her daughter had been molested." o.c.. " molested." o.c.. " a protective a protective order was imposed on joslin in court today, prohibiting him from trying to contact the victim and requiring that he turn in his firearms. joslin will be back in court monday for a bail hearing. (grant) happening now.. a driver slams into a parked car-- causing it to crash into a home in san jose. and police are looking for the driver. .. the crash happened on angie avenue near story road.... around 10:45 last night... police say the driver of an s-u-v hit the parked car... and the impact was so strong it pushed that car into the home causing some major damage to the front door and support beams.. the driver the s-u-v ran off . (grant) in national new tonight... victims of sex abuse by pennsylvania catholic priests are speaking out - after an explosive grand jury
report. the pennsylvania attorney general has called it the country's largest, most comprehensive report into child sex abuse in the catholic church. reporter natasha chen explains how the state may change laws to help more victims. shaun dougherty/survivor of sexual abuse by pa priest: what do you tell an institution that teaches morality but has none? victims like shaun dougherty are speaking publicly about the 300 pennsylvania catholic priests who have been accused by a grand jury of sexually abusing more than a thousand children.shaun dougherty/surviv or of sexual abuse by pa priest: i am at peace. i'm a veteran of the navy. i felt obligated in the 90s to speak up. the report says priests were raping boys and girls - with church leadership protecting and even promoting the attackers.shaun dougherty/survivor of sexual abuse by pa priest: i don't understand how an organization has more say and sway in the state that i swore to defend than i do. there is a bill in the house being debated now that could bring justice. because of the state's statute of limitations...josh shapiro/pa attorney general :
almost every instance of child sex abuse we found is too old to be prosecuted.but not every instance.one priest in greensburg pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a seven-year-old boy. and the only other case ... josh shapiro/pa attorney general in erie, we charged father david paulson, with sexually abusing one boy for eight years. he actually made the boy go to confession to admit his sins. the pennsylvania house will vote next month on whether to eliminate the criminal statute of limitations.the grand jury also proposed a civil window law - which would allow older victims more time to sue for abuse they suffered as children.i'm natasha chen reporting. (pam) the prosecution and defense prosecution the (pam) (pam) the prosecution and defense delivered their closing arguments today... in the trial of former trump campaign chairman paul manafort . manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18- counts of tax and banking charges. in closing arguments, prosecutors
spent more than 90- minutes laying out their case ... that manafort repeatedly lied, in order to finance an extravagant lifestyle... saying, manafort's tax returns from 2010 through 2014 are false. they then told members of the jury ... that they must find manafort willfully and knowingly lied on the official i-r-s forms about his income and foreign accounts. jury deliberations are expected to start tomorrow. (pam) president trump has revoked the security clearance of former c-i-a director john brennan. press secretary sarah sanders read a statement from the president today, announcing his decision. a c-i-a official, with knowledge of the matter says, the agency was, quote,- "caught off guard" by the announcement. sanders said, the president's decision is ánot an attempt to silence his critics. she also said, mister trump is reviewing the clearances of some other former officials ... including former director of national intelligence james clapper and former f-b-i director james comey. while the white house denies
any connection ... all of these intelligence officials - as well has several others - have been quite critical of the president and his policies.. (grant) the italian government has declared a 12-month state of emergency in genoa after a bridge collapse killed 39 people. millions of dollars will also be allocated to help tackle the search and rescue costs. right now-- crews are still looking for survivors in the rubble... but have not said how many people are missing. a large section of the bridge crumbled during a strong storm yesterday... sending cars plunging to the ground. crews say they are hopeful more survivors will be found as the rubble is removed. (pam) the man who authorities say, crashed into security barriers outside of the british parliament has been identified. 29-year-old salih khater is in custody right now... and the crash is being treated as terrorism. the facebook page for a man of the same name says, he lives in birmingham, and has studied at the sudan university of science and technology.
police flooded central london... and cordoned off the city's government district yesterday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside parliament. counterterror detectives are working to uncover the motive. (grant) still ahead... a woman caught on camera throwing coffee on a latino worker... and it's stirring up controversy... why she denies being a racist... (lawrence bay area weather) (gary sports (gary sports tease)
about major league baseball slowing down and reading the room so to speak... dodgers yasiel puig last night showing a littler emotion...and being told by giants catcher nick hundley told his get back in the box and quit complaining...and the little nobody dies brawl is on....all over piuig showing too much emotion.....we will show you puig and bumgarner oiin a bumgarner oiin a momemnt....but if you check the all star game rosters...about half of then players were from the domibican republic....where showmanshipbat flippping an the like are celebrated......b aseballs old guard is expecting these players to come to the united states and change their way of playing the game.....if a guys a
jerk..he's a jerk....bu t come on a player showing too much emotion...mauybe if more of that was celebrated..baeball wouldnty have an average age among their fans of 55 plu with all due respect to magic johnson's post basketball success... and lebron james' off the court future in los angeles... kobe bryant may be the top dog considering he's only retired a couple of years ago earlier this year kobe won an academy award for a short film based on his writings... now he has hit it big with a sports drink... yielding more than 30-times his investment in a little more than four years... coca-cola announced today they are buying "body-amour"... a sports drink kobe invested 6-million-dollars in 2014 for about 10-percent of the company based on the valuation of the coca-cola deal... his
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in session, driver safety is even more important.(pam) there was a police crack-down today on the peninsula...and stanley roberts was there as drivers and riders were pulled over. .. you know you are a distracted drivers when you are sitting at a stop light with phone in hand and not notice a police officer sitting next to you nats: ambiance in fact you are so distracted, that we baked cookies and took photos and you still don't notice a fully marked pacifica police sitting next to you (sound of police siren)let's see what going on pacifica police department do you know why i stopped you? she said she was reading the train schedule so you know you can't hold the phone at all
(yes i know) ok so the driver didn't notice the fully marked pat rol car that's probably an anomaly i mean it couldn't happen again right? well watch this toyota highlander, to the left of the screen is a no left turn sign but notice the driver has his left turn signal on nats: ambiance this is the intersection of el camino real and bellevue where just recently there was a fatal crashthe driver sat there for a few minutes waiting to make that illegal left turn, then finally he goes for it sound of siren chirp i think i may have buried the lead i'm in burlingame with officer will smith of the pacifica police department it's that time of the month it's the saturation traffic enforcement program also know as step you know when you made the left turn onto ecr el camino you see the sign that said no left turn ( no i didn't) you didnt see that sign where traffic officers from all over the peninsula converge on one city and target areas traffic hot spots liketop sign runners ( traffic)the driver admitted rolling the stop sign yeah how fast, you think you went through that stop sign . wait for it (twenty five yea i'd say about that fast ) not even cyclist were not exempt from the ticket book police sirenhe was issued a ticket for not stopping at a stop sign see even if you slowed
down, i would not have had a issue, as fast as you went through it you gotta stop i got caught behaving badly on a bicycleand yes i guess you can say i tried to have a conversation with some of the drivers oh no no no no ((you're not going to talk to me)) you can stay in the car you don't have to get out that's in a future edition of people behaving badly in burlingame stanley roberts kron 4 news nine...a mother is facing reckless child endangerment charges... after police say they found her children riding in a truck bed -- secured only by bungee cords. someone in washington state saw the truck on the highway and called police. officers say they found an the 8-year-old they found an
officers say they found an the 8-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl under a tarp that was held down by the cords. the mom says its all because the kids wanted to ride in the back.... (grant) police arrested the mom, and the driver... officers say they also found used needles and traces of heroin they believe belong to the driver... the driver is facing charges of reckless endangerment and delivery of drug paraphernalia. (pam) a southern california woman claims she is not a racist.... a video shows her throwing coffee at a latino contractor, after he and a co-worker tried to enter her property.that video has since gone viral rhonda polon claims, because of recent burglaries in her garage, she questioned why the workers were trying to gain access building.
since this encounter polon says, she has been the target of intensive online harassment and threats. several latino groups, and also a resident from inside her building, staged this protest outside her home this weekend. lawrence karnow: temperatures were running cooler than normal around the bay area. highs today were in the 70s and 80s inland with 50s and 60s and patch fog at the coast. it is another day of showers and thunderstorms over the sierra but that will subside as the sun goes down. on the satellite image you can see a weak area of low pressure off the coast. that low will move east keeping high pressure from building in too strong tomorrowl. past high pressure will bring hotter temperatures weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the mid to upper 80s inland. inside the bay we'll see 60s and 70s with 50s and 60s at the coast. it will on friday with 90s inland. it hot in the the weekend with much cooler weather at the coast. temperatures will cool for next week. (pam) the restaurant business is brutal. most never make it for the long haul .. let alone last a lifetime. but there is one that has been a san franciscco
mainstay.. for more than one- hundred years - the balboa. (grant) tonight on dine and dish - vicki liviakis revisits the longtime eatery to taste the balboa "re-fresh" to say that diners at balboa are loyal is an understatment. first open in 1913 - balboa is a mainstay in san francisco's marina neighborhood - a fundamental part of what's fondly known as the bermuda triangle for party people. some would say don't mess with success. but, there's a new chef at balboa and he's whipping up all kinds of new twists on an old theme. he's chef goran basarov... sensitive to the needs of this neighborhood institution, while trying to gently noodge it along. sure you favorite burger... but there's also an heirloom tomato dish. this fresh caught salmon with coconut rice to die for. oh and shishido peppers with pleny of zing. and so far, so good.
balboa still caters to the regular bar crowd. and more adventurous foodies. across the street - it's sister hangout - matrix is re- named and re-imagined as white rabbit. a hipper place to take instagram pics. but the bottom line at balboa... don't mess with the burgers. don't mess with perfection. in san francisco, vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. kron 4 news. vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. (grant) if you have a restaurant, cafe or bar that you would like to see featured on 'dine and dish... send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page.
tweeted "my name's elba, idris elba,".... the tweets come days after a report in a u-k publication says the director and producer of the doulbe oh seven bond films-- says they believe it's time to bring some diversity to the main role. no one has confirmed this publicly as of yet... and a spokesperson for the director says it's not accurate... elba is best known for his roles on "the wire," "luther," and the "thor" movies... (grant) if you think you have seen it all on bart...take a look at this. great scott...it's a great dane on a train. but it's not just that this is one of the biggest breeds in the world...it's that to make room for other riders...this one stood on two legs. sean herron posted this picture on twitter today...he wrote:"i was riding bart today when a man and his extremely large great dane stepped aboard the train. it was a bit busy, so he told the dog to stand up and the dog flag out stood on two legs and rode the train through the transbay tube!"
it's unclear if the animal is a service dog. an adult great dane can be between six and seven feet tall when on its hind legs. (grant) that wraps (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(pam) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. ken wayne is here with kron 4 news at ten....ken? (ken) thank you grant and pam... breaking news at ten... we have just learned the cause of a cal fire inspector's death in the carr fire. this was video of the scene..where jeremy stoke died in a fire tornado.. the latest details next at ten. plus all new at ten...on the penisula residents plead with city leaders not to cut down two trees that are more than 100 years old. next: the lastest fight neighbors say they wont give up. (ken)
news now at ten: we have just learned what lead to the death of a cal- fire inspector during the carr fire in shasta county. (ken) and im ken wayne. officials telling kron 4 within the last hour... jeremy stoke was killed by a fire torando. this is a picture of jeremy. here was the scene on july 26th... from a helicopter over the carr fire in redding of the fire tornado on july 26th. just minutes before a plume of smoke started swirling stoke radied out a mayday and that he needed a water drop in the area.. but unfornunately it was too late and the fire tornado reached up to speeds of 165 miles per hour... covered 1-thousand feet and reached