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nathurricane lane slams the hawaiian islands with life=threatening downpours, powerful winds and high surf.. this is not just going to be over the next 24 hours ...torrential rains. forecasters are predicting over 30 inches in some parts you could see higher amounts isolatea million and a half locals and tourists told to seek shelter.more nat (vicki) category 3 hurricane lane is moving closer to hawaii. and the islands are being hit more. thank you for joining us i'm vicki liviakis pam moore has the night off.(ken) and i'm ken wayne. some parts of the big ready seen as inches of rain. and this is just the beginning. we
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have team coverage on hurricane lane.(vicki) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the storm. but first we go to kron-4's mark carpenter in honolulu...haw aii... mark, you're from hawaii... what's the latest, and how are people handling it?
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(ken) turning now to chief turning turning now to chief
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meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence is tracking the storm.(vicki) and
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lawrence and and lawrence we're already seeing impacts from the storm...but is the worst still to come? lawrence karnow: a major hurricane is now headed toward the hawaiin islands. it is expected to weaken as it approaches tonight but we can still expect hurricane force winds and very heavy rain and flash floodiing. it is very hazy with smoke and fog around the bay area today. highs were cooler than normal with numbers in the 70s in the warmest locations inland. on the satellite you can see a low pressure sysytem to our north. that is keeping us cooler and also bringing some the smoke into the bay area. highs tomorrow will be similar with 70s and low 50s and 60s at the coast. below normal weather is expected over the next 7 days.
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(ken) thank you lawrence.. now we want to check in with alan richmond of the hawaii police department.(vicki)
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he joins us live on skype right now. alan we spoke with you last have things progressed since then?
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(vicki) a reminder you can stay connected on breaking developments on hurricane lane with kron-4's mobile app. we are sending push alert updates on the storm. you can download it for free.
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(ken)(anchor) two convicted robbers now face murder charges in the death of a beloved east bay restaurant owner.the beating was captured on security camera.(vicki)we learned today how police tracked down the two suspects kron 4's justine waldman is live in our newsroom now..she also has reaction from the victim's family on the arrests. (justine) the family said news of the suspects arrested, only begins to give them a small sense of closure. the suspects were arraigned today. in addition to the murder chargesthey are charged with two special circumstances: murder by lying in wait and murder during the course of a robbery. the surveillance video showing the assault on cindy le (lay) is april, the 61 year old was attacked outside of her restaurant in alameda around 11pm she died a few days later.long time customers still miss her. sot oh she was just a delighton monday, alameda police arrested two ex- con's for her murder.38-year old paul paez and 39-year old donte holloway both from oakland.police tracked them down using surveillance video, dmv databases, licence plate readers and cell phone data. court documents show that paez followed le after closing her
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restaurant in oakland to alameda.and he allegedly tried to steal her purse, when she resisted, he punched her in the face.which made her fall and hit her head on the sidewalk.holloway, the documents say, hit le and her daughters boyfriend who was with her, in the head with a metal pipe.documents show the holloway admitted to be there and swinging the pipe.sot it doesn't make it any better what happened happened we just want justice cindy's family asked that we not share any picture of her...but did send a statement to kron 4 after learning about the arrests: "this tragedy has been extremely difficult and painful for our entire family. however, the amount of love and support we have received from this community has helped ease our sorrows and helped restore our faith in humanity." "our family is still grieving over the sudden, and violent loss of our beautiful mother, wife, and sister. we now put faith in our legal system in obtaining justice for our loved one." (justine) the da's office (justine)
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(justine)the da's office also claims that both suspects have prior convictions in robbery cases.paez has one conviction. holloway has three prior robbery convictions.and as they wait for their murder trial they are being held in the santa rita jail without bail.justine waldman kron 4 news. (ken) hazy skies have become the new normal.. as smoke from the wildfires continue to drift down to the entire bay area..(vicki) kron4's gayle ong spoke with air quality control officials and joins us live in san francisco with this report. gayle. the air is considered bad -- so bad the air quality district just issued a "spare the air alert" late this afternoon..due to large plums of smoke over the pacific
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ocean - that's mixing with the fog and being carried into the bay area.. this is the sight from all over the bay area -- it's turning buildings into silhouettes.. in this view of san francisco you can barely see..and it's not the usual fog.. according to sarah zahedi spokesperson of the bay area air quality management district,we are seeing smoke from the wildfires being trapped in the fog -- making the air quality unhealthy.. in these conditions, zahedi recommends taking extra steps to protect your health
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protect your health."> something howard hsu is doing.. carol borden lives in mendocino county where the complex fire is still raging..she came out here to get away but finds herself still constantly reminded of the blaze.. air quality control says we can expect this smoke through the weekend..and is reminding everyone to limit outdoor activities, especially those with asthma or any lung in san francisco gayle ong kron4 news
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new ahead at 8 a mom says her neighbors called police on her for what she let her daughter do alone but it didn't stop there... how those neighbors escalated it further. and next. what starbucks is paying their workers to do...and it's doesn't involve making lattes. coming up in sports.... is there really a third splash brother?? the warriors big offseason addition trying to prove he can hang with steph and klay... it's time for the 'biggest sale of the year'
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on the new sleep number 360 smart bed. it senses your movement and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. and now, all beds are on sale. save 50% on the new sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. plus, free home delivery. ends saturday. starbucks is paying employees to give back to their community. the
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coffeehouse chain announced a pilot program for employees thursday. (vicki) the program allows workers to spend half of their workweek at a local nonprofit for six months. the starbucks foundation covers their salaries with help from 'points of light'-- the non- profit started by former president george h-w bush. the company started testing the program last week with 36 employees in 13 cities. points of light says so far more than 200 people have applied to be a part of it. (ken) you may soon have to ask for a plastic straw to go with your drink at california restaurants. today lawmakers sent governor brown a bill that would prohibit full-service restaurants from giving out straws. it wouldn't ban straws outright. restaurants would provide straws... only if customers ask. the law would affect full-service restaurants... not fast food establishments. restaurants would be warned for first and second violations. after that they'll be fined up to 300 dollars each year. coming up at eight..
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it's a crime trend targeting apple stores up and down the west coast. now the thieves hit again..this time at a north bay store. plus. officials are revealing new details about mollie tibbetts final moments. and next. we are tracking the powerful hurricane already hitting hawaii tonight. this is a live picture how long it will impact the islands. ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast. details are right after the break. (vicki)(vicki) ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪
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people in hawaii are already seeing the first signs of hurricane lane.(ken)the monster category 3 storm could become the first major hurricane to make landfall there in 26 years.(vicki) natasha chen is in kona, hawaii with the latest on preparations... and the storm's impact so far. gov. david ige/hawaii "be prepared to shelter in place. 14 days of food and supplies and water."much of hawai'i is under a hurricane warning. as the first signs of the storm begin to move in...nats of rain hurricane lane's outer bands have already dropped almost 20 inches of rain... and could bring waves as high as 20 feet. brock long/ fema administrator: "we're extremely concerned about the potentials for inland flooding and landslides occurring." hundreds of people have been bused to shelters.mayor kirk caldwell/ honolulu/khon "we're getting ready, we're prepared. the shelters are open." forecasts show the storm is slowing down, meaning more rain as the storm takes longer to pass david ige
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hawaii "hurricane lane is still a dangerous and powerful storm. so are asking all of our residents statewide to pay attention and listen to updates and forecast." officials are preparing for the worst, but say they hope the eye of the storm won't make direct landfall.luke meyers, head of hawai'i emergency management agency"i think the biggest challenges that we face is the geographic isolation from resources that would come help support us after we have impacts from the storm."in the meantime residents are bracing for possible impact, hoping the island will withstand hurricane lane. sot"this is big island its rain yeah, i live in rain area all my life." kona, hawaii i'm natasha chen (vicki) (vicki) checking back in with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.(ken) lawrence where does the storm stand tonight. lawrence karnow: a major hurricane is now headed toward the hawaiin islands. it is
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expected to weaken as it approaches tonight but we can still expect hurricane force winds rain and flash floodiing. it is very hazy with smoke and fog around the bay area today. highs were cooler than normal with numbers in the 70s in the warmest locations inland. on the satellite you can see a low pressure sysytem to our north. that is keeping us cooler and also bringing some the smoke into the bay area. highs tomorrow will be similar with 70s and low 80s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. below normal weather is expected over the next 7 days. (vicki)(vicki)(vicki) (vicki) some airlines are
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canceling flights as hurricane lane approaches hawaii. united airlines is calling off its flights to and from maui on friday. the airline added two additional flights from honolulu to san francisco today to help get people off the islands. hawaiian airlines is also canceling all friday flights by its commuter carrier...ohana by hawaiian. (vicki) a reminder you can stay connected on breaking developments on hurricane lane with kron-4's mobile app. we are sending push alert updates on the storm. you can download it for free. (ken)in the east bay, city officials in el cerrito say they want to improve safety along a popular trail.(vicki) ahthe city wants to intall 10 new security cameras along the ohlone greenway, which runs from berkeley to richmond. kron 4's charles clifford was in el cerrito today and has details. well, the ohlone greenway is four and a half miles long. it's a popular trail for walking, running, and biking. it's also used by commuters
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going to and from work. but, the trail has seen some problems over the years include in a homicide this past april near masonic avenue in albany. now the city of el cerrito wants to give the trail a safety upgrade.nats back in 2009, , the city of el cerrito installed 9 cameras along the ohlone greenway. they say the network has dettered crime and helped with the apprehension of suspects in crimes committed near the greenway. but after nearly a decade of operation, the camera's are showing their age. the plan now is to upgrade the existing cameras and install 10 new cameras between conlon avenue and san pablo avenue, at cutting boulevard and at fairmont avenue.the el cerrito police department say they are teaming up with other local law enforcement agencies to expand the network.soti didn't even know there were cameras along here.along the greenway on thursday, the new camera where welcome news.soti think surveillance cameras work well. sotsafety wise, i think it's a good addition to the camera's, people we talked said they would also like to see more police presence along the greenway.sotwhat i would like to see are police officers on bycicles. or small motor cycles. i think one time isaw a cop along
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here.el cerrito police also say that the cameras along the greenway will be compatible with contra costa county's new freeway safety initiative, a network of video cameras being installed along interstate 80 and highway 4. finally, now date has been released for when the new cameras will be up and running. in el cerrito, charles clifford kron 4 news. (vicki)(vicki) take a look at these pictures. police say these five suspects robbed the corte maderaapple store wednesday around noon. police say the five rushed in and the five were only in the store for about one minute and managed to grab about 19 thousand dollars worth of goods and then fleed out of the store.sgt. alberto duenas, central marin police authority. it was at noon yesterday, wednesday when we go the call, 5 individuals in hoodies, african american, they grabbed apple products about 19k worth. they went in fast, about 1 minute then out. (vicki) someone (vicki) someone walking by was able to use their phone to take
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these pictures. police say they are woking on several tips and this latest crimes comes on the heels of several other thefts at apple stores. (ken) preliminary autopsy results show that iowa college student mollie tibbetts was killed by "multiple sharp force injuries" the autopsy also officially confirmed the body found in a corn field was that of the 20 year old tibbetts. a suspect was arrested in her slaying tuesday. he is now charged with first degree murder. investigators allege cristhian bahena rivera abducted tibbetts while she was out for a run. he then allgedly killed her and later disposed of the body on a farm. still ahead at eight.. a controversy brewing on the peninsula...ove r the plan to put up a "bikini barista" shop
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(ken) new at 8. a proposed coffee shop opening
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up in san mateo would have their baristas serving in bikinis. this has some members of the community concerned. (ken) and the risque attire might not meet the zoning codes. kron 4's gabe slate spoke with city officials to learn more. just south of redwood city, on the corner of el camino real and dumbarton avenue in an unincorporated area of san mateo county there sits a small drive thru coffee shop called caffino that recently closed. a new owner, pink pantherz expresso is trying open a similar business, a drive thru coffee shop, but with a twist. the baristas at the pink pantherz expresso coffee shops are known for wearing very revealing bikinis. they are bikini baristas. sound from david j. canepa - san mateo county supervisor - fith district "i can understand neighbors being concerned" san mateo county supervisor david canepa says the city has taken quite a few concerns from community members. there are schools nearby and kids will be walking by the business. sound from david j. canepa - un fith district "we have heard from the community they have spoken up against this" sound un- san mateo county resident "coffee is coffee i don't care, as long as not naked" tricia young has
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been coming to this drive thru coffee shop for years and says she will continue even if the baristas are in bikinis. sound from tricia young - san mateo county resident "if i had a better body maybe i would work there" a spokesperson for san mateo county told me the pink panterz business application is under review and they are working with the owner to make sure the business is in compliance with current zoning codes. depending on how revealing the bikinis are it might but the business in a classification of an adult business and no adult businesses are allowed to exist where the pink pantherz expresso currently is set to open. the owners of pink pantherz expresso coffee shops could not be reached for comment. in san mateo county, gabe slate kron 4 news. (vicki) in sports... the giants were in action this
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morning in the big apple... madbum had a solid day on the mound....(ken)and the a's on the road in minnesota as the twins try to challenge the hottest team in smith has details next in sports! baby boomers, here's something you should know. there's a serious virus out there that 1 in 30 boomers has, yet most don't even know it. a virus that's been almost forgotten. it's hepatitis c. hep c can hide in the body for years without symptoms. left untreated it can lead to liver damage, even liver cancer. the only way to know if you have hep c is to ask your healthcare provider for the simple blood test. if you have hep c, it can be cured. for us, it's time to get tested. it's the only way to know for sure.
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well well well, what have we here? a magical place... that's lookin' to get scared! with bats...and ghouls... and cars in disguise. i've cast quite a spell now... you won't believe your eyes! (laughter) the spell is cast. halloween time is back with spook-tacular experiences in disneyland and disney california adventure parks! (laughter) an illinois mom says
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someone called social services on her after she let her
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daughter walk their dog alone. (vicki) she calls it a case of mom shaming. mai martinez reports. corey widen/mother: "i think it's a crazy waste of resources."that's how corey widen views the d-c-f-s investigation launched after someone spotted her daughter, dorothy, walking the family dog alone.shortly after the 8-year-old got home, a wilmette police officer rang the doorbell.dorothy widen/ 8- years-old: "i was like really scared. i saw the police just there. like the police's car and i heard the like sirens going off."corey widen/mother: "she said, 'are you the one whose daughter just took a little white dog for a walk?' and i said, 'yeah.' i said, 'why did she do something wrong?' she said, 'no. how old is she?' i said, 'she's 8.' she said, 'ok because we got a call it was an unattended 5 year old.' i said, 'oh no she's 8-years old.'"widen says the officer said that was fine, and left, but that wasn't the end of the family's trouble.corey widen/mother: "so apparently whoever call the police didn't think the police were a good enough
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judge of what was ok and not ok. then they called dcfs. the police did not call dcfs."an investigation was launched and widen hired an attorney to clear her name.the matter was resolved in less than 2-weeks, but widen says she was left with many questions and felt mom-shamed.corey widen/mother: "you never know who did this to you, and it turns your life upside down like that. i'm a homeschool mom and i'm always with my kids. you can accuse me of a lot of things, not supervising them, is not one of them. my entire life revolves around them."as for who will walk marshmallow in the future...mai martinez/reporting: "do you plan to let her walk the dog alone anymore?"corey widen/mother: "absolutely. she still is walking the dog. it's her one and only chore. it's my decision, and it's my family. she's my daughter, and i haven't done anything wrong so i'm not gonna change anything i did." (vicki) the department of children and family services is not commenting on this story. the mom says she has learned other mothers have found themselves in similar situations. she hopes the department will evaluate how and why investigations are launched. (ken) in texas... a man is seen trying to push someone else's child inside his vehicle. the man says he
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wanted the kid to be punished for allegedly stealing. jerry canto said it all started when he saw three kids running.. the driver of a white camry was apparrently chasing them. canto said two kids ran but the youngest was near the camry and it appeared the man was pushing the boy inside of it. canto says he grabbed a hammer and approached the man. the man claimed the boy stole from his food mart just down the road. "he's a kid" "he stole from my store" "i don't give a áááá he's a kid" "i'm taking him to the cops" "i don't got nothing" "you are going to the cops" "no"jerry canto/witness "i tried to tell him to leave the kid alone and he was screaming 'you stole from my store.'"(ken)store.'"(ken) a clerk from the store did confirm the boys stole from the store and it was captured on video. jerry said the child went home. no word on whether or no word on whether or not the store owner could face charges. (vicki) and check this out. c=h=p stockton posted this to their facebook page. they say a driver
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was sitting at a light on state route 26. suddnely she heard a thud. when she looked over she saw an arrow sticking out of her hood. c-h-p says it goes without is unsafe to discharge weapons in the air...even arrows. the a's trying to get within a half game of the idle houston astros for first place in the american league west...the road continues to be a rough place for trevor cahill on the mound... in minnesota... the statue of tony oliva... the 8-time all- star is also a member of the twins broadcast team... top 2nd... scoreless... khris davis... takes khol stewart all the way out to right center... krush davis with his 39th home run of the season... 1-0 a's... bottom 3rd... 2-1 a's... jorge polanco... with the rbi single off trevor
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cahill... game tied at 2... twins broke it open in the 4th... pinch-hitter mitch garver... drives on into the left-centerfield gap... two runs score... 4-2 twins ...a 3-run 4th made it 5-2... the a's were within 2 a couple of times... they were 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position ...plenty of missed opportunities... final score... 6-4 twins... with the loss oakland drops 1 1/2 games behind houston... they are 4 games ahead of seattle... who were also off today... for the 2nd wild card spot.### the giants with an early game on the east coast... a chance to split the series with the mets... and it's madbum delivering not only on the hill but he had and it was a pitchers duel in the big apple...jacob degrom...vs madison bumgardner.... but the day belonged to madbum.. scoreless game in the bottom first....and bumgardner with the heat...he strikes out austin 4th... bumgardner can do it all... he rips a double off of
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degrom...austin slater scores to make it 2-nothing giants... madbum: pitched 8 innings striking out 8... he gave up 5 hits and a 8th...and evan longoria gets one....he sends this one out at left center...longo is long gone... his 14th this season...and the giants split the series in new score... 3-1 giants... our lexus ultimate highlight...demarcus cousins... take a look...the big man can't miss.... well he's the self proclaimed "third splash brother" ... trying to do steph curry like things during his recent workouts...nailing non stop threes.... i think boogie knows the warriors are set on the perimeter.... but coaches say boogie is moving well...coming off a torn achilles... no word on when cousins will play for the dubs...but the warriors can and will be patient for
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cousin's return... and that's demarcus cousins...with our lexus ultimate highlight of the night.. the top of the fedex cup standings has some pretty big names in the mix... dustin johnson trying to hold on to the number one spot... the northern trust tournament underway today.... so, how did tiger woods do.... we've seen some good days like a runner up finish at the pga championship... and we've seen days like this.... just 1 on of his 2 birdies... this one on 17... tiger tied for 60th .he shot even-par 71..on 6...jordan spieth makes the long birdie... to move to 2 under...and the 17th hole also good to tiger's pay per view buddy phil mickleson ... he makes makes a long birdie putt to move to 3 under.... but atop the fedex cup standings.... dustin johnson.... here with the beautiful tee shot on 6, the par 3...and it almost goes in for a hole in's a
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four way tie with kevin tway, jamie lovemark, vaughn taylor and sean o'hair overnight... the 49ers sent another draft pick on the move... the former third round pick... eli harold was traded to the detroit lions... making room for some other linebackers to try and make this roster... the niners traded harold for a conditional 7th round pick in 2020... harold has struggled in his first 3 seasons ... just 5 sacks in his time out west.... robert saleh and the niners defense still trying to find ways to get that edge rush going...they've moved deforest buckner outside which has been a good transition so far... but it's not enough... harold is the last of the 3 players who was a part of the original 2016 national anthem protest with colin kapernick.. the niners plan to start mark (en-za-sha) in place of harold on saturday against the colts.... the niners working towards that 53 man roster... ###
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next at 8. how one police department is training horses to be ready for anything.
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new at 8. polce in kansas city are taking a unique approach to training police horses... (vicki) they're trying to prepare the animals for any situation. and to do that ...they're bringing in some characters that you don't see everyday. kelly eckerman reports.
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nat sound:"here we go! come on out!"this is not a scene you see everyday.a dinosaur getting up close and personal with horses.nat sound:"he's totally not sure about them yet."but these are not just any horses.nat sound:"do your hands work? can they pet?" they're part of the kansas city police mounted patrol.and they need to be ready for anything that might cross their path.sgt. joey roberts: "you gotta know that that horse is under you and he's going to be confident and not freak out ... somebody's got an umbrella or waving something in the air or whatever. you've gotta know that he's solid before you ever put him into that kind of situation."because of that-- they're asking for donations -- any costume or dramatic inflatable-- that might serve as a training tool -- to mimic potential surprises they come across on patrol.sgt. joey roberts:"it's more about how they react when they experience something that that's scary. building that level of trust and confidence between the horse and rider." trainers expose these horses to as many things as possible. so when the unexpected happens-- it doesn't interfere with their police work.sgt. joey roberts:"they're gonna startle at certain things. if i walked up behind you and shot off a gun and you weren't expecting it-- you're gonna
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jump, just like they're gonna jump if something unexpected happens. but we want em to jump and stay right there instead of jump and head for home, ya know what i mean?" (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news that wraps (vicki) mean?" (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) but our primetime coverage is just getting started this thursday. grant lodes is here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))thank you ken and at nine...fierce winds, heavy rain and flash flooding.that's what's expected as hurricane lane churns towards hawaii.we have team coverage tonight..standby for here in the baythe smoke from all those wildfires mixed with fog is leading to with fog is wildfires mixed from all those wildfires mixed with fog is leading to some very unhealthy airwhen that nasty haze is expected to leave.((grant))
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(grant) now at 9... part of hawaii already seeing the first signs of hurricane lane.... from heavy rains to heavy winds and flash floods... and this is just the beginning as the islands are bracing for more...(grant) thanks for joining us, im grant lodes...(vicki) hurricane lane is a category 3 storm and is moving closer to hawaii. some parts of the
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big island have already seen as much as 20 inches of rain. (grant) we have team coverage on hurricane lane. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the storm.... kron4's ali reid is live in san francisco where hundreds of local red cross volunteers who have already been deployed to different hawaiian islands...(vicki) but first we want to live to kron-4's mark carpenter... he is in honolulu...hawaii... mark,what's the latest, and how are people handling it?


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