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quality advisory is in effect... hello i'm grant lodes,(vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. it's all because of a fast-moving wildfire burning in butte county... this is new video of the fire that has forced evacuations in the town of paradise. there are reports that people are trapped in that area.... and you can see why -- this was shot by someone trying to escape the flame... just a terrifying scene.. we'll have a live report on the fire latest in just a moment... but first -- kron4's dan thorn is live in marin county with more on local air quality. (grant) dan you just talked to local air quality officials - what are they advising? grant and vicki..we're live in saulito where you can see thick grey smoke is filling the air..behind me should be a view of san francisco but it's tough to see. the air out here is pretty uncomfortable for breathing and it may also cause your eyes to water...as i was driving here from the
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city you couldn't see across the bay..air quality officials have issued an advisory that runs through tomorrow.i spoke with one of those officials at the district office in san francisco who says under this advisory people really need to limit their time outside.. wallace added that wildfire smoke is very unpredictable so people need to take every precaution. however, there is no spare the air alert yet in the bay area. he says they're monitoring updates and hoping things will improve tomorrow. (vicki) now let's get to the latest on the widlfire burning in butte county... (grant) it's being called the camp fire... it's burning in and around paradise -- that is east of chico and north of oroville..(grant) the fire has burned 18,000 acres and there is no (vicki) now let's get to the latest on the widlfire burning in butte county...(grant) it's being called the camp fire... it's burning camp fire... tomorrow. will improve hoping things
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outside.. wallace added that wildfire smoke is very unpredictable so people need to take every precaution. however, there is no spare the air alert yet in the bay area. he says they're monitoring updates and hoping things will improve tomorrow. (vicki) (vicki) now let's get to the latest on the widlfire burning in butte county... (grant) it's being called the camp fire... it's burning in and around paradise -- that is east of chico and north of is east of chico and north of oroville..(grant) the fire has burned 18,000 acres and there is no containment. there are civilian injuries -- along with two firefighters hurt. the fire chief says multiple buildings have been lost. evacuation orders are in place for paradise, magalia, concow, butte creek canyon and butte valley.(vicki) kron4's ashley zavala joins us live at
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one of the evacuation centers in oroville. he camp fire near chico has so far scorched thousands of acres and forced many in the area to evacuateashley zavala is live in oroville, she explains what it's been like for those fleeing the fire ((ashley))here in oroville the skyline full of smoke is getting and darker and thicker by the minute.... many in evacuation zones below that smoke are making their way south for safety((pkg))"we woke up and thought it was raining outside but it was chunks of ash and charcoal," tyler martin and his family fleed from their town called "paradise".. which turned into an inferno with the growth of the campfire.martin says thursday morning he and his wife packed up the irreplaceables including their baby daughter and two dogs.. and drove."immediately when we were leaving paradise, it was gridlock for what felt like an eternity. we were bumper to
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bumper, with fires on both sides, wind, electrical lines down, it just scares you because it's like a movie almost and you're just driving through and you have your family with you and you want to just honk your horn but you know it's not going to do anything."with roads shut down and gridlock traffic..he says it took him four hours to travel about 30 miles from paradise to this gas station in gridley.the martin family says they've never been through anything like this before."nothing to this extent where you're so nervous and you feel the need to move as quickly as you can. it really sets your priorities straight and makes your appreciate what you have real quickly."((az)) the martin family says they're heading to the sacramento area to be with family... for those evacuees needing a place to stay.. there are centers set up including one here in oroville at the church of nazarene. tag. (vicki) as we mentioned --- the fire is causing really bad air quality here in the bay area. (grant) chief
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meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with that. lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days. (vicki) and kron4 first told you about the fire-- and the bad air quality-- through a push alert. make sure you download the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news. breaking news. latest always get the mobile app to the kron4 you download make sure push alert. through a air quality-- and the bad about the fire--first told you
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and kron4 (vicki) days.the next 7 expected over dry weather is the weekend. clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days. days.
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(vicki) and kron4 first told you and kron4 and kron4 first told you about the fire-- and the bad air quality-- push alert. make sure you download the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news. (grant) more days. (vicki) and kron4 first told you about the fire-- and the bad air quality-- through a push alert. make sure you download the kron4 always get the latest breaking news. (grant) more breaking news tonight... 13 people are dead after a gunman stormed a southern california bar last night and opened fire. one of those victim's was from the bay area-- and went to vintage high school in napa. (vicki) another victim was a was a law enforcement veteran-- soon. tonight we are also learning more about the gunman. friends of ian david long, say he frequented the bar. kyung lah reports. we've got multiple people down, we're gonna need a lot of ambulancesinitial 9-1-1
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dispatches from the scene only hint at the horror unfolding inside. we have one victim who was shot and bleeding at the entrancecollege country night at borderline bar in thousand oaks california - outside of los angeles - had drawn a crowd of more than 100 young patrons - parents now just beginning to learn which of their children will never return.the gunman, ian david long, was a 28 year old war veteran who entered the bar just before 1130pm carrying a .45 caliber glock and an extended magazine.i saw him point to the cash register and he just kept firinghe shot the doorman first and then he turned to the young cashier and he shot the cashier (wipes tears)first responders rushed to the scene as survivors scrambled to escape sheriff: so unfortunately, our young people or people at nightclubs have learned this may happen. and they think about that.many broke through bar windows while others ran to hide in bathrooms and attics.our fiends got the bar stools and they started slamming it against the windows so we could get outvictims were carried out one by one and desperate, lifesaving efforts took place in the parking lot still, many remained inside. we're still missing two
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people... we can't find them. the gunman was found dead inside the bar's front office - an apparent suicide according to police.we are now learning he was a former marine and infantry machine gunner who served in afghanistan. he was also known to police.last april, law enforcement responded to a domestic disturbance at this home where he lived with his mother. sheriff: they called out our crisis intervention team, our mental health specialists who met with him, talked to him, and cleared him//they felt he might be suffering from ptsda neighbor telling cnn long's mother feared for his future. she might have been afraid of him herself, she never said that. but she was living in hell. living in hell. but she was never said that. him herself,
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she been afraid of she might have been afraid of him herself, she never said that. but she was living in hell. (grant) that was kyung lah reporting. friends say long frequented the borderline bar & grill, where he killed 12 people. two friends also said that long's behavior changed after he went to europe in 2016, and he stopped communicating with them. all the friends who spoke to cnn said they were surprised that long would do something like this. (grant)while the shooting was in southern california it has hit home in the bay area. (vicki)one of those killed in rampage had just graduated from vintage high school in napa. kron 4's dan kerman is live there tonight with more... napa remembers aliana housley 1108185 insertthroughout the
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day friends stopped by alaina houeley's family home in napa to drop off flowers.sot its our way of sending a nice gesture to themhouseley who was a freshman at pepperdine university was one of those killed wednesday night during a shooting rampage at southern california bar.sot adrian yusi/family friend 17-24its just pretty senseless and hard grasping everything right now earlier in the year, housley had graduated from vintage high school in napa.. there the flag was at half staffsot dr. rosanna mucetti/napa valley school superintendent 31-41academically very successful, played soccer, was a musician, perfomred in one of the plays, student leadership so she was an all around starstudents didn't want to speak on camera, but the principal said housely was someone special.sot sarah o'connor/vintage high principal 54-104i think it was alainas authentic connection to people, seeing the best in others and bringing out the best in her piers and especially as a senior her ability to connect to younger students she was just herself and she was comfortable in herself and she helped other students to see they could do
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the same122/do the same (grant) coming up-- the bay area honors giants legend willie mccovey. we'll take you to the majestic morning tribute.... we'll hear from fans who attended his memorial today. (vicki) plus... supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg is in the hospital. details on what
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happened and how long what happened and how long she might be off the bench. (grant) and we continue our coverage of the mass shooting in thousand oaks. hear how local lawmakers are reacting. sfx: tinny headphone music sfx: feet shuffling life can change in an instant. be covered when it does... ...with a health plan through covered california. we offer free expert help choosing the best plan for you. and all of our plans include free preventive care. financial help is available, so check for yourself to see what savings you qualify for. for health insurance starting january 1st, enroll by december 15th. because you never know when life... ...will change. get covered today. (grant) back to our top
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story tonight... 13 people are dead, including the gunman, in a mass shooting at a bar in southern california. in response to the shooting-- president trump ordered all flags be flown at
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half staff-- to honor the victims.(vicki) and our local lawmakers are responding to the mass shooting in thousand oa. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us with more on what they're saying. ... all of them initially saying their hearts go out to all the victims and law enforecment that responded... many of them following-up with a second tweet addressing gun violence and mass shootings. u-s representatvie nancy peolosi tweeting "americans deserve action to end the gun violence epidemic and house democrats will work to pass commonsense solutions to save lives." senator dianne feinstein tweeting "these mass murders are depressingly pervasive. schools. theaters. malls. offices. synagoues. grocery stores. bars. concerts. churches. they're inspired by racism, revenge, terrorism or just pure hatred." senator kamala harris tweeting "i'm thankful for the heroic actions of law enforcement but heartbroken that they lost one of their own. sgt. ron helus(hee-lus) rushed into danger to save lives. a true hero." governor elect gavin newsom
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tweeting out "simply saying, 'enough is enough,' is 'not' enough. we must address the root causes of these devestating acts at every level of government." the thousand oaks shooting is the 307th mass shooting this year in the u-s shooting this year in the u-s and the deadliest, so far, in 2018. (grant) new video tonight showing crews putting out a grass fire in oakland. it broke out just after 11:15 this morning along northbound highway 13-- near san joaquin miller road. there was high concern because of the high winds ... but crews were able to contain the flames a little over an hour later. no injuries were reported and the cause were reported and the cause is under investigation. (grant) and as we have been reporting, much of the region is under a red flag warning . we just learned p-g-and-e will not shut off power in the north bay as a precaution.. but cal fire is on alert here in the bay area.
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kron four's rob fladeboe is live for us tonight with a look at conditions in the santa cruz mountains. rob? (rob live) i'm here at calfire's helicopter attack base near los gatos. it may be november but fire danger is still very high amid low humidity, an abundance of ready-to-burnvegetation and hgh winds. nats (winds whipping through trees)it's windy and it's going to stay that way for the next couple of days. the wind is strongest at the higher elevations but these eucalyptus trees in the hills near lexington reservoir are a sign that this latest red flag warning is a bit differentfrom earlier alerts issued by calfire says division chief jim crawford.jim crawford/calfire "....we've had high level winds with the other ones that didn't come down to the surface where this time we're seeing a bit more winds at lower elevations..." the fog is no longer much of a factor and there has been virtually no rain so far this fall. last week's stubborn fire off highway nine near felton managed to scorch a few
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otherwise fire-resistent redwoods. jim crawford/calfire '.....this is the time of year when you see fire season along the extreme coast, so places like felton, scotts valley, santa cruz and aptos come into play and be at risk in offshore events like this one...."the winds are sucking what little moisture is left from the all but dead grass and other seasonal vegetation and the fuel load is still relatively high as a result from trees weakened by the last drought. fire season tends to peak late here in the santa cruz mountains.jim crawford/calfire "...all the fuels are very, very dry and the sustained winds we see with weather ns like what we se the summer...."and even as smoke from yet another new fire near suisun city was driftinginto the south bay, calfire dispatched a helicoper to the scene, a strike team would pull out a few minutes later. all other personnel to remain on high alert as fire season is showing no sign of letting up anytime soon.soon.
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(vicki)(anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking berkeley and oakland.... you can see just how smoky the skies are-- from that wildfire burning in butte county. (grant)(anchor) time now to check on our weather... to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very
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poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the the coast. it will be cooler with a few the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days.
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(vicki) still ahead... another mass shooting in america. and tonight we are joined in studio by an expert in mass shootings-- to talk about what you should do if you are ever in that situation. (grant) plus after the break... willie mccovey
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is honored in san francisco today. how his family members say you can help honor his legacy.
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(grant)(grant) willie mccovey, one of the san francisco giants greatest players, was honored today with a celebration of his life at at&t park.(vicki) kron4's maureen kelly was there as number 44 was honored for how he was on and off the field. nats its going going gone for willie mccoveysome of the legendary slugger's greatest hits were played on the jumbotron at at&t park...where hundreds of giants fans turned out to say goodbye to the much beloved player. many wearing replicas of his jersey....those i talked to explained what he meant to them and to the team. spirit, joy wanted to come to the ball park even though it was candle stick and windy just someone to come watch and play a game and who enjoy playing the game and made us enjoy it to just an awesome presents he has just such a good way about them just a gentle giant really he was from his early days of fan favorite and i think that
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partly not only because of his greatest on the field but such a humble and seemingly genuine guy that was just really likable so it's sad but i'm really glad they're doing this it's great one fan decorated his hat with of pictures of mccovey i've had the privilege of meeting willy mccovey many times and will he gives kindness, he gives a positive energy that basically lights up all fans it makes it extra specialfans got to sit and listen to past and present members of the giants organization who admired, played with and were inspired by the first baseman nicked named stretch.his legacy transcends baseball, transcends his six all star appearances his rookie of the year award is mvp even his hall of fame induction. that guy for that played for the name on the front of his uniform not the one on the back i want to be like himthe san francisco fireboat paid tribute to mccovey in the cove named after him. a cove that another former giants slugger thanked the team for creating... i want to thank mac for allowing me to hit a bunch of baseballs in it and his covemccovey's family has asked for any donations made in his honor go to the giants communtiy fund which will be used to benefit youth programs in northern california and his hometown of mobile, alabama. maureen kelly kron4 news
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(grant) next at 5:30... we continue to follow our breaking news. smoke from a wildfire in butte county is filling bay area skies. how long we can expect the unhealthy conditions to last. (vicki) plus.. 12 people are killed by a gunman who stormed into a bar in southern california. we're live in thousand oaks with the latest on the investigation-- and how the community is mouring tonight.
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he was one of the 11 that were killed last night. his name was cody coffman. my first born son. (crying) only him and i know ... (crying) ... how much i miss ... oh god, this is so hard ..(vicki) back to our breaking news tonight. 12 people are killed... and several others wounded before a gunman took his own life in a shooting at a bar in thousand oaks. you just heard from the father of one of the victims-- 22- year-old cody coffman. we are also learning that one of the victim's is from the bay area-- and went to vintage high school in napa. (grant) the shooting broke out late
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last night broke out late shooting broke out late last night during an event for college kids. dennis valera reports. (live)right the city of thousand oaks...as well as a number of faith leaders..are inviting everyone...to come here to mourn the people who died last night.the first victim we found out about today...sergeant ron helus... has many here in town sad he's gone...but grateful for what he did.(pkg)(nats: "officer down...at the borderline.") sarah silikula knew something was wrong...when she didn't hear music blasting from the borderline.then one of her daughters called her...telling her to stay inside...because of a shooter. "i said where and they said at borderline, i said wait a minute, how do you know? are you there? they said didn't go friend's there and she's locked in the bathroom hiding." as the hours went on... silikula learned a dozen lost their lives.the one that devastated her most? sergeant ron helus.a 29-year veteran with the ventura county sheriff's.one of the responding officers...he was shot once he got inside.
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"they saved lives, those kids, those bullets would've been in some of those kids."fellow sergeant, julie novak, says it's the kind of person sergeant helus was.she adds he was always helping on other calls...being the sergeant...everyone else wanted to be."ron was just always the first to everything. and unfortunately tonight, he was the first and he did what he was supposed to do. and he ran into...the gunfire and...he did was he was supposed to do and he's a hero in my book." (live)the vigil is set to start at 6 p-m.we'll be sure to show you (vicki) (vicki) last night... college kids were out enjoying their evening-- and they were met by gunfire. and this serves as an unfortunate reminder, mass shootings can happen anywhere. (grant) joining us now to talk about what you can do to best survive in an active shooter situation-- brad engmann -- one of the owners of the business "threat scenarios".
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(grant) happening now... the bay area is experiencing bad air quality right now... and it's because of the huge wildfire burning in butte county. you can smell the smoke in the skies all over the bay area. and there is also a red flag warning-- because of the dry and windy conditions. let's check in with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: smoke from
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the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days. (grant) coming up... a fight club at a day care... and the teachers are accused of encouraging the young kids to hit each other. they are now facing charges. hear from a mother who says she's happy justice is finally being served. (vicki) served. days.the next 7 expected over the next 7 days.
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(grant) coming up... a fight club at a day care... and the teachers are accused of encouraging the young kids to hit each other. they are now facing charges. hear from a mother who says she's happy justice is finally being served. (vicki) plus after the break... supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg takes a tumble... and is now in the hospital. find out what happened.
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85-year-old justice ruth bader ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital. the supreme court says she went to george washington university hospital in early this morning after experiencing discomfort overnight. the fall happened last night. ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for treatment and
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observation after tests showed she fractured three ribs. it's not clear how long she will be out-- but arguments for the next court session don't begin until after thanksgiving. ginsburg... one of the more liberal leaning judges... has been a justice on the high court since 19-93. (vicki) still ahead... a wildfire burning out of control in butte county... we'll have the latest as hundreds of homes have been lost. sfx: tinny headphone music
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enroll by december 15th. because you never know when life... ...will change. get covered today. (grant) an update now on fire that has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes and destroyed hundreds of structures in butte county. zero containment as the fire spread to nearly 30 square miles in a matter of hours. (vicki) ryan o'donnell is here with the latest.ryan? (ryan) the town of paradise is about 180 miles north east of the bay area... 27-thousand
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people have 27-thousand the bay area... 27-thousand people have been forced to flee for their lives. the 'camp fire' broke out at around 6-30 this morning. around 6-30 this morning.the c-h-p says the it's now moving west towards chico. this is what some people had to drive through in order to evacuate. natin the town of paradise .. scenes from the apocalypse ... as evacuees flee ... a truck bursts into flames ... calfire sends a helicopter ...... dropping water on top of this truckwinds rushing down the feather river canyon spread the flames ... the fire expanding by thousands of acres each hour.yeah it's tough we had to drive through flames on both sides of the mountain.it was fast. it happened so fast. we went outside we seen smoke we thought we had time and then it was at our house.wind gusts of sixty miles an hour roared down the scenic feather river canyon ."the winds the winds and the extremely dry humidity that carry this fire and made it explode. the thick smoke grounded fixed=wing air late afternoon.some people in paradise were forced to shelter in place the fire crews' first effort is saving
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lives.thirty strike teams on the line, with reinforcements coming from the bay area and all over the state at least one firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation and several civilians have been injured.calfire says several hundred structures have been lost.sigout. (ryan) just a short (ryan) (ryan) just a short time ago,
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we did hear from calfire... they're now estimating hundreds of homes and other buildings have burned so far. grant, vicki. (grant) (vicki) our ken wayne is in the newsroom ken? (anchor) taking a live (anchor)
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lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning.
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lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days. (grant) next on kron4 news at 5... an emotional testimony from two teachers... after they allowed children to fight in their classroom. hear from a mother who says she is happy justice is served. served.happy justice is says she is days.the next 7 expected over
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the next 7 days. (grant) next on kron4 news at 5... what two teachers have to say for themselves ... after they allowed children to fight in their classroom.
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workers have been fired from their jobs and face charges connected to a daycare fight club.(grant) chris hayes has more on what the women told police in their defense. december 7, 2016 at 11:30 p.m., st. louis police brought in tena dailey in handcuffs. she's the woman seen jumping up and down during the fights. she was subdued in her police interview.tena dailey/accused daycare worker: "he was crying and we were trying to comfort him and we were trying to cheer him on."she says she never thought it was wrong until it was all over.tena dailey/accused daycare worker: "it was all fun and games, you know, and i'm sorry like for them to, you know, to think that i'd hurt a kid. i wouldn't hurt a kid. my kid was in there too."a week later, december 15 at 1:30 p.m., police interviewed mickala guliford. she was the one you could see saying something to a crying child and then preparing preschoolers for the next fight.mickala guliford/accused
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daycare worker: "i probably should get a lawyer."guliford called relatives to say she was not going to talk to police but then said this. mickala guliford/accused daycare worker: "there was nothing dangerous for the kids. it was all a safe stress relief like it could have been avoided if she would have closed the center."she was referring to the fact the daycare's heater was broken and the teachers had to use an alternate room without the usual supplies and activities. some of the kids appeared to recognize the fight club was wrong... like one child who tried breaking up a fight. and a 10-year-old in the next room who texted his mom this-- the daycare is making my brother's class fight and he's crying. nicole merseal/mother: "i am so very thankful that my 10-year-old realized that it was wrong."nicole merseal said she's been fighting for criminal charges since that day in december 2016.nicole merseal/mother: "it makes me happy. that's exactly what we was hoping. that's the reason why we brought this to the media. we was wanting them to take a second look at this because i don't feel like there was any punishment." (grant) (grant) that was chris hayes reporting. the two
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former daycare employees have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. grant and vicki thank you.. coming up next on kron four news at six.. two big stories breaking in california tonight.. twelve people plus the gunman .. dead in a southern california gathering of college students at a bar ... one of the victims is a teenager from the bay area.. we will have the latest on the suspect and the investigation.. plus, the other big story tonight .. right now people racing from their homes .. evacuating because of a fast moving northern california fire .. the wildfire already at 18- thousand acres and growing.. hundreds of home already burned. those stories and much more.. next at six.
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(ken) tonight at 6.... a fast- moving wildfire is burning in butte county... this is new video of the wildfire which has forced evacuations in the town of paradise. there are reports that people are trapped in that area.... and you can see why -- this video was shot by someone trying to escape the flames ... just a terrifying scene.. (still ken) that fire is also putting out a ton of smoke. at last count... over 18 thousand acres have been burned. shelters are filling up with people trying to escape the choking plumes. thank you for joining us. im ken wayne(pam) and im pam moore. storng winds have swept smoke from that fire ... all the way into the bay area. you can see how bad the air quality was today -- hazy conditions ... reports of ash falling from the sky.
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kron4's dan thorn has been in contact with local air quality officials... he's standing by live now in marin county. dan? ken and pam..air quality officials say right now there is no spare the air alert at this time. the air district is not forecasting an exceedance of the federal air quality health standard. however, thick gray smoke continues to blanket the bay area--making it uncomfortable to breath or enjoy doing much outside. here's a look at what people across the area were experiencing today..the sun trying to shine through the thick haze...in some areas people reporting seeing ash falling from the sky..air quality officials have issued an advisory that runs through tomorrow. air spokesman wallace says under this advisory people really need to limit their time outdoors.
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know that it is potentially very high aloft. but do know that if you smell smoke you are being impacted if you have asthma understand that you could be exasperated by some of the smoke. just take preventative measures and limit your time outside limit your exposure outside.>wallace added that wildfire smoke is very unpredictable so people need to take every precaution. however, there is no spare the air alert yet in the bay area. he says they're monitoring updates and hoping things will improve tomorrow. live in sausalito dan thorn kron4 news. (ken) thanks (ken) thanks dan. we have team coverage of the fire this evening.kron4's ashley za-val-a is standing by in butte county at a fire evacuation center.. but first - let's get to grant lodes with the latest on the fire. (grant) dramatic images coming out of butte county.... many show people trying to
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escape the fire -- driving through roads lined with flames.. we learned within the last hour "hundreds" of buildings have been destroyed.. there were reports people of people trapped in the town of paradise.... the fire has burned 18-thousand acres -- there are civilians injured -- as well as two firefighters... here is another view -- from farther away -- this is timelapse video... you can see the huge smoke plume. as we've told you... a lot of that smoke and ash is blowing into the bay area. to give you some perspective on the fire -- it's burning east of chico -- north of oroville. evacuation orders are in place for paradise, magalia, concow, butte creek canyon and butte valley. kron4's ashley zavala is live at an
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evacuation center in oroville.. he camp fire near chico has so far scorched thousands of acres and forced many in the area to evacuateashley zavala is live in oroville, she explains what it's been like for those fleeing the fire ((ashley))here in oroville the skyline full of smoke is getting and darker and thicker by the minute.... many in evacuation zones below that smoke are making their way south for safety((pkg))"we woke up and thought it was raining outside but it was chunks of ash and charcoal," tyler martin and his family fleed from their town called "paradise".. which turned into an inferno with the growth of the campfire.martin says thursday morning he and his wife packed up the irreplaceables including their baby daughter and two dogs..
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and drove."immediately when we were leaving paradise, it was gridlock for what felt like an eternity. we were bumper to bumper, with fires on both sides, wind, electrical lines down, it just scares you because it's like a movie almost and you're just driving through and you have your family with you and you want to just honk your horn but you know it's not going to do anything."with roads shut down and gridlock traffic..he says it took him four hours to travel about 30 miles from paradise to this gas station in gridley.the martin family says they've never been through anything like this before."nothing to this extent where you're so nervous and you feel the need to move as quickly as you can. it really sets your priorities straight and makes your appreciate what you have real quickly."((az)) the martin family says they're heading to the sacramento area to be with family... for those evacuees needing a place to stay.. there are centers set up including one here in oroville at the church of nazarene. tag. nazarene. tag.church of oroville at the here in including one centers set up
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he camp fire near chico has so far thousands of acres and the area to evacuateis live in oroville, she explains what it's been like for those fleeing the fire((ashley))here in oroville the smoke is darker and minute.... many in evacuation zones below that smoke are making their way south for safety((pkg))thought it was but it was chunks of ash and charcoal,"tyler martin and his family fleed from their town (ken) smoke is (ken) smoke is filling the skies today.... this was the scene in the east bay this afternoon as we check in with with chief meteorologist lawrence meteorologist chief in with with as we check afternoon east bay this scene in the this was the skies today.... this was the scene in the east bay this afternoon as we check in with with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days.
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(pam) (pam) and kron4 and kron4 first told you about the wildfire -- and the bad air quality-- through a push alert. make sure you download the kron4 mobile app .. to always get the latest breaking news. (ken) 12 people are dead after a gunman stormed a southern califolast night and opened fire. a was a law enforcement veteran-- looking to retire soon. tonight-- friends of
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the killer, ian david long, say he frequenthe bar. mary moloney has the latest from thousand oakspkg jason coffman, father of shooting victim: "oh god! this is so bad.. oh so i love you so much."paul delacourt, fbi special agent: "can't imagine the stress.. can't imagine what the families are going through."sheriffs investigators have identified the gunmanthey say he was a former marine and known to law enforcement.paul delacourt, fbi special agent: "we do not have any indicators of any associates or there are no other threats to the los angeles area."the horror began around 11:20pm when he entered the borderline bar and grill the country bar was hosting a college night and it was packed with students.tim dominguez, shooting survivor/witness: "he shot the cashier.. just a young girl.. he just started shooting.. i
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was worried about my boy." hours after the shooting... loved ones were desperate for answerssome recieveing the news no parent wants to hearat least a dozen people were killed, including sheriff's deputy ron helus, who was one of the first to respond. sheriff geoff dean/ventura county: "he gave his all and tonight as i told his wife, he died a hero."in honor of his sacrifice... a procession traveled with helus's body as he was taken from the hospital to the examiner's office.i'm mary moloney reporting while that shooting happened in southern california... the tragedy has hit home in the bay area one of those killed had just graduated from vintage high school in napa. that's where kron 4's dan kerman joins us live with more... napa remembers aliana housley 1108186 insertthe flag was at half staff outside vintage high school in napa in memory
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of alaina housley... a recent graduate who was one of those killed wednesday night in the southern california bar rampage sotalaina housley is exactly the kind of young person we all want our kids to be while students did not want to talk, the schools principal said housley was the product of an amazing family, school and community.sot sarah o'connor/vintage high principal 25-35an incredible student in every way as a scholar a musician an athlete as a leader and as an incredible person who was mature for her age and was able to connect well with her peers and adults, just a pillar of the community in so many ways outside housley's family home in napa, friends were dropping off flower.sot we are all taken aback by it, its pretty saddeningthose stopping by are having making s sweet girl, i have known her since she was 9, sweet ever since, and there was such a bright future for her. 121/bright future for her coming up.. the hostile relationship between the trump white house and the news media flared up big
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future for her coming up.. the hostile relationship between the trump white house and the news media flared up big time yesterday .. today we talk live with a media leader about the issues leading to mounting tensions ..... and what will happen next... also ahead.. gavin newsom acting as governor today in jerry browns absence .... and speaking out about the latest mass killing in california .. and next.. severe drought and high winds
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determined that the conditions did not warrant a shutdown.
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still ahead at six... the disbelief and grief overwhelming in the community of thousand oaks .... and now we know there is a victim from the bay area.. we have more
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on the suspect and the latest from the scene .. and at the same time .. the governor - elect says... it is time for more than 'thoughts and prayers' following that mass shooting at the college night gathering in southern california .. his remarks.. ahead.
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(3mon vo) (ken) flags are at half staff at san francisco city hall and across california in the wake of the tragic thousand oaks mass shooting. governor-
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elect gavin newsom was in the city today helping serve meals at saint anthony's. kron4's haaziq madyun was there the governor- elect addressed the media (take pkg) (pkg)sot
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francisco haaziq madyun kron4news coming up at 6:45 .. a very special tribute to a of fans come together at a- t-and-t park .. to honor 'stretch'.. willie mc-covey.. plus.. we will go live to southern california for the latest on the victims.. the investigation and the suspect in the nations latest mass shooting ... (lawrence)and i'm tracking
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your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead.
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(pam) tonight .... authorities are searching thousand oaks late last night ... before he took his own life. he was a u.s. marine corps veteran ... who was honorably discharged in 2013. (pam) the shooting broke out late last night during a "college night" event. (ken) patrick walker is live in
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thousand oaks tonight -- patrick... patrick... how is the community dealing with this? as we know all too well... this is something that deals a devestating blow to the community. are there any tributes planned for this evening? california lawmakers, responding to this deadly mass shooting... taking to social media.social media. this?
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california lawmakers, responding to this deadly mass shooting... taking to social media. kron 4's ryan o'donnell joins us now with more on what they had to say. ryan many of our law makers tweeting out several times today after the shooting... san francisco mayor, london breed tweeting "we are well past time for action to stop the continued gun violence in our country. the shooting in thousand oaks is yet another in a long line of senseless killings." governor jerry brown tweeting out "our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the thoudand oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones." governor elect gavin newsom tweeting out "simply saying, 'enough is enough,' is 'not' enough. we must address the root causes of these devestating acts at every level of government." u-s representatvie nancy peolosi tweeting "americans
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deserve action to end the gun violence epidemic and house democrats will work to pass commonsense solutions to save lives." the thousand oaks shooting is the 307th mass shooting this year in the u-s and the deadliest, so far, in 2018. much of the east and north bay are under a red flagwarning which means extreme fire danger. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, this latest alert includes the greater santa cruz mountains. nats (winds whipping through trees)it's windy and it's going to stay that way rongest elatns but these eucalyptus trees in the hills near lexington reservoir are a sign that this latest red flag warning is a bit differentfrom earlier alerts issued by calfire says division chief jim crawford.jim crawford/calfire "....we've had high level winds with the other ones that didn't come down to the surface where this time we're seeing a bit more winds at lower elevations..." the fog is no longer much of a factor and there has been virtually no rain so far this fall. last week's stubborn fire off highway nine near felton managed to scorch a few otherwise fire-resistent
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redwoods. jim crawford/calfire '.....this is the time of year when you see fire season along the extreme coast, so places like felton, scotts valley, santa cruz and aptos come into play and be at risk in offshore events like this one...oiure is left from the all but dead grass and other seasonal vegetation and the fuel load is still relatively high as a result from trees weakened by the last drought. fire season tends to peak late here in the santa cruz mountains.jim crawford/calfire "...all the fuels are very, very dry and the sustained winds we see with weather events like this make for extreme fire conditions like what we see in the summer...."in the santa cruz mountains rob fladeboe kron4news
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(grant) we are tracking the latest on the wildfire in butte county..you can see the huge smoke plumes... "hundreds" of buildings have been destroyed.. a police officer who helped residents escape the town of paradise says the town has been devastated. he says offices, large stores and restaurants leveled or burning. the fire has burned 18-thousand acres -- there are civilians injured -- as well as two firefighters... many videos we have seen show people
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trying to escape the fire -- driving through roads lined with flames.. the fire is called the camp fire -- to give you some perspective -- it's burning east of chico -- north of oroville. evacuation orders are in place for paradise, magalia, concow, butte creek canyon and butte valley. our cief meterologist lawrence karnow is here now... with a look all the smoke from this fire that quickly engulfed much of the bay area today. lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve. highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days.
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coming up... 'dreamers' in the balance.. but today.. a federal court makes a ruling on their future ... and tonight on kron four news at ten.. willie brown is a bay area and california political icon ... but few people know willie brown the father. tonight in
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(ken) today a federal appeals court in san francisco upheld a ruling protecting the deferred action for childhood arrivals program, or "daca." the ninth circuit court of appeals agreed with a lower court's ruling preventing the trump administration from ending daca. the ruling means the nationwide injunction that allows the program to continue will remain in effect. daca protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the u-s as children from deportation.
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california attorney general xavier becerra applauded the court's decision today, describing it as "tremendous victory for our young immigrant dreamers and the rule of law." coming up .. it is among the strangest things you could imagine, and it is happening over and over again - people crashing down through ceilings.. we'll explain next. in sports... 49ers head coach kyle shanahan gives his insights into new quarterback nick mullens' interview attire... and the warriors prepare to take on the "greek freak"... mark has steph curry's take on the milwaukee bucks and their young superstar... coming up
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willie mccovey, one of the san francisco giants greatest players, was honored today at a celebration of his life at a-t&t park. kron4's maureen kelly was there ... as number 44 was honored for his actions on and off the field. nats its going going gone for
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willie mccoveysome of the legendary slugger's greatest hits were played on the jumbotron at at&t park...where giants fans turned out to say goodbye to the much beloved player. many wearing replicas of his jersey....those i talked to explained what he meant to them and to the team. spirit, joy wanted to come to the ball park even though it was candle stick and windy just someone to come watch and play a game and who enjoy playing the game and made us enjoy it to just an awesome presents he has just such a good way about them just a gentle giant really he was from his early days of fan favorite and i think that partly not only because of his greatest on the field but such a humble and seemingly genuine guy that was just really likable so it's sad but i'm really glad they're doing this it's great one fan decorated his hat with of pictures of mccovey i've had the privilege of meeting willy mccovey many times and will he gives kindness, he gives a positive energy that basically lights up all fans it makes it extra specialfans got to sit and listen to past and present members of the giants organization who admired, played with and were inspired
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by the first baseman nicked named stretch.his legacy transcends baseball, transcends his six all star appearances his rookie of the year award is mvp even his hall of fame induction. that guy for that played for the name on the front of his uniform not the one on the back i want to be like himthe san francisco fireboat paid tribute to mccovey in the cove named after him. a cove that another former giants slugger thanked the team for creating... i want to thank mac for allowing me to hit a bunch of baseballs in it and his covemccovey's family has asked for any donations made in his honor go to the giants communtiy fund which will be used to benefit youth programs in northern california and his hometown of mobile, alabama. maureen kelly kron4 news (pam)(pam) lots to talk about in the sports world tonight...(ken) mark carpenter joins us in the studio. we'll open tonight with the warriors-- the back-to- back champs on an 8-game winning streak... will
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face some serious competition tonight from one of the surprise teams of the league so far. warriors and the milwaukee bucks at oracle... golden state started the year 10-and-1, but the bucks have been holding it down in the east... opened the year 7-and-0... 8-and-2 entering tonight. the main guy to watch is the one they call the greek freak....giannis antetokounmpo. averages 25-points, 13- boards and 6 assists per game. expect a ton of scoring in this matchup. giannis is a serious candidate to be mvp... steph curry has already won that award multiple times...his thoughts on antetokounmpo "giannis, he's tough. you got to know where he is at all times, gotta be able to put bodies in front of him, you know he's going to get his points but you can't let him facilitating or get to where he wants to, you got to try to make him as uncomfortable as possible, take away the 3's, as much as two high powered offenses it's gonna be a defensive minded game, in turns of staying focused on the keys to you know, hopefully get a win."
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moving over to some nfl-- the 49ers with a nice chance for back-to-back wins this week... when they host the 1-and-7 giants on monday night football. nick mullens will be starting... and we learned another detail that continues to add to his growing mystique- coaches knew he was going to be good...when he showed up to his player interview in a suit. " some of the guys do it. some of the guys look like they're dressed for their media guide picture. they have their college- colored polo on. some guys try to come and dress totally normal, which sometimes that's good, sometimes that's bad. but, nick was buttoned up tight, came in like he was interviewing for a quality control position. did a good job." 3 keys for 3 keys for monday night against the giants. --first one is crucial...an encore of the nick mullens performance. best debut since 1970 --also , the defense racked up 8-sacks last week...bring that heat to eli manning --that leads to the last --that leads eli manning --that leads to
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hottest trend of 2018 ---
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falling through ceilings. in september -- at a mexican restaurant in los angeles.in canada -- in june -- during a botched convenience store burglary.last month -- a half naked woman fell through the roof of a cook- out restaurant in tennesse.this week -- a man in a waffle house in alabama. carter watkins has this one. itús not too often you see police dumb-founded.sgt. wes holland / tuscumbia police department:"iúve been doing this almost 11-years and this is probably the weirdest thing iúve seen."caught on camera - a man falls through the ceiling tiles of waffle house sunday morning in tuscumbia. leaving him smothered and covered in insulation.he then struggles to recover - and attempts to make it out the exit door.nat sound:you may notice the man is running around in his underwear. sergeant wes holland says he left his pants behind in the bathroom where he did thousands of dollars in damage. sgt. wes holland / tuscumbia police department:"demolished the bathroom; broke the toilet, the sink, ripped the light fixture down, climbed up
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into the ceiling and then just tore - just wreaked havoc." carter watkins / whnt news 19: "if this story isnút bizarre enough, police say when the guy took his pants off in the bathroom, he left his photo id in his pocket. letting them know exactly who he is." 27-year-old wesley bost of birmingham is the man identified in the video.weúve seen the video - know who he is - the only remaining question - why?sgt. wes holland / tuscumbia police department:"talking to the witnesses at the scene, they said you could tell he was definitely high on something." bost led police on a short chase which ended in sheffield. along with his id - police also have his car. (ken) that was carter watkins reporting.police say bost is still on the run. lawrence karnow: smoke from the camp fire making for very poor air quality today. fire danger remains highs for tonight and tomorrow morning. lows tonight will be in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow will be sunny but hazy and the air quality will begin to improve.
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highs will be in the 70s with 60s at the coast. it will be cooler with a few clouds over the weekend. dry weather is expected over the next 7 days. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... we'll see you days.the next 7 expected over the next 7 days. ps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station. next on
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