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police department with details on the investigation.. residential burglaries increased between november 20th and the 24th ...and it wasn't just one part of town ..... thieves have been targeting different neighborhoods.and each time, those families were not at home.police say the majority of the time, the culprits would break the glass of a rear sliding door or window. and in most cases, the homes that were targeted did not have security alarms installed. authorities say there is evidence that links some of the burglaries to the same suspects.all of those men wore hooded sweatshirts.due to this uptick in burglaries, police have increased their presence in both marked and unmarked vehicles throughout the city,i spoke to one man whose home was burglarized a couple years ago.he has since installed alarmssotas a reminder police strongly encourages the use of burglar alarms and survellance systems. they are currently processing images from footage they've
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received in surrounding areas. reporting live from hillsborough ... ar ... kron 4 news. (vicki) francisco two people are in the hospital after they lost control of their car and crashed into an apartment building. in fact those two people had to be rescued. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us live in san francisco. j.r. how are those two people doing this evening? (j.r.) they were taken to the hospital and are in stable
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condition tonight. the driver is in her 70's and the passenger in her 50's. we're told both women will be okay. i spoke with a witness earlier tonight.this car came down really fast. maybe they hit the wrong pedal....seizure or something hit the wrong pedal. police say it's unclear what went wrong. they weren't able to initially talk with those inside the car because they were taken to the hospital after they were rescued. emergency crews had to rip off a door just to get to them. this is what it looked like just after 4 this afternoon at 24th and taraval in san francisco. that's in the parkside neighborhood. officers say the car was headed westbound on taraval. the driver lost control, hit another car, sped through the intersection and went into this building. fortunately no one was in the basement of the building where this happened. it was busy outside but fortunately no one on the street was hit or hurt. during our 6 pm live shot i talked with the building owner who says the buildi should be okay.it's alright it's sturdy...we're just putting this up now to keep everyone from coming inside. we're you
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inside? yes but i was in the back unit and i just heard a loud boom.(j.r.)quite the scene out there. earlier this afternoon. dozens of people taking pictures. police though have since cleared the scene. live in san francisco j.r. stone kron 4 news.
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(vicki) it may be dry right now... but get ready for another round of rain about to hit the bay area... (grant) it's the calm before the storm... as the wet weather will be with us for most of the work week.(vicki) meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is tracking the series storms... mabrisa. when can we expect the rain... rain returns to the bay area on tuesday. light-moderate rain totals with this system on tuesday and tuesday night are forecast to range from 0.25-0.75" in the north bay, 0.10-0.25" for the rest of the san francisco bay area. more widespread rainfall likely wednesday into thursday. the midweek system will bring the potential for moderate to locally heavy rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and rong, gusty winds. a wind advisory may be needed from late wednesday night into thursday for a portion of the region. lingering showers will diminish thursday night into friday. total rainfall amounts from tuesday into friday look to range from 1 to 2 inches
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at lower elevations and from 3 to 6 inches in the coastal ranges. another quick moving system pushes through the bay area this weekend. (grant) (grant) more rain in the forecast means another round of slick roads across the bay area. the time the rain strikes during a regular, non- holiday work week. kron4's dan thorn is live in the east bay with what police are saying you should keep in mind. dan? it's dry right now...but once the rain rolls in those roads can get dangerous and in some cases deadly..but police say
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it's mostly preventable if people prepare.. more wet weather means more slick roads. with several accidents popping up in the bay area because of last week's storms..police want people to keep in mind the potentially slippery conditions this week..sot: slow it down, maximize your distance from you and the vehicle in front of you. officer baza with chp in oakland says the shoulders along freeways are often problem areas when it rains. sot: avoid the far left and far right lanes because that's where you're gonna see a flow of water. other than giving yourself plenty of time--your wheels are a big deal...police say you should make sure you have a spare tire. sot: you're gonna see tow trucks being overworked and overwhelmed so you want to be prepared on your own so that you may not have to depend on a tow truck. speed is always a factor but
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officer baza says even more-so when the rain falls..sot: that's why we sound like a broken record we can't emphasize enough that speed is one of the major rolls in these traffic collisions that we see that are 100 percent preventable. nightime is also a big factor because it's more difficult see. police say to make sure your headlights are working and to have them on when you're using your windsheild wipers. reporting along i-80 in emeryville dan thorn kron4 news. (grant) it's going to take a lot more rain to help south bay reservoirs that altogether are filled only a little more than a quarter of capacity.(vicki) the bay area did get some rain last week, but it was not enough to saturate the ground for any run off ... kron 4's ella
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sogomonian reports from san jose... where water officials hope upcoming winter storms can help us out. sot: ella sogomonian// "im standing at the calero reservoir in san jose which is one of serveral sources of water for santa clara county. although this along with the rest are pretty low this time of year water officials here tell me theres no reason to be too concerned and theyre welcoming this next round of wet weather."calero reservoir is one of ten serving santa clara county along with ground water sources that provide tap water for the community.right now it stands at 35.9% capacity and altogether the reservoirs in the area are only at a 27% average for capacity but santa clara valley water district spokesperson marty grimes says its nothing to worry about. sot: marty grimes, santa clara valley water district// "were a little lower than normal for this time of year we do expect this time of year that our reservoirs are generally low because we do want to capture a lot of winter rain in those reservoirs. so weve been using water all year long to help recharge our ground water basins or to feed our water treatment plants so the 27% is lower than normal but its nothing to be alarmed about." and grimes reminds us to continue to conserve water despite the fact that we're out of a drought.there is a
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state law that says you must turn off your irrigation systems when it rains and wait two days after it stops to turn them back on.sot: marty grimes, santa clara valley water district// "its one of the things that drives us a little bananas when we wsee sprinkler systems on in the middle of a rainstorm. so we are happy that its now a state wide regulation."sot: ella sogomonian// "so keep conserving california because you never know when we will be in another drought." (vicki) you can stay connected on this storm with our kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts... and get push alerts about the weather in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app (vicki) richmond police have identified noah cordier... as the one-year- old child who (vicki) mobile appthe kron-4 mobile app mobile appthe kron-4 (vicki) you can stay connected on this storm with our kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts... and get push alerts about the weather in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app (vicki) richmond police have identified noah cordier... as the one-year- old child who died after he was hit by a car. the accident happened near cutting boulevard and south 17th
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street ... around noon on sunday richmond police say, noah, who is from sacramento... ran out into the street. crews immediately took noah to the hospital... but he died from his injures. the driver of the car reportedly tried to get away ... but authorities located the woman behind the wheel and arrested her. at this point, she has not been charged and her identity has not been released. (grant) police in berkeley are searching for a man who they say robbed and sexually assaulted a woman at her home after breaking in. it happened around six yesterday morning at an apartment on blake street near telegraph... just south of the cal campus.. anyone with information about this incident is asked to call berkeley police. ((grant/mon vo))former 49ers star linebacker rueben foster may face new charges following his domestic violence arrest in tampa over the weekend.the team cut foster sunday morning following the incint with elissa ennis.she is the same woman who accused foster of abuse back in february.. in los gatos.in may ennis
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recanted her story, but foster pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor weapons charge related to the case.now legal experts say after what happened in florida...there may be grounds for new charges, if elissa ennis admits foster did indeed hit her during that february incident. (grant) coming up a major winter storm slamming the midwest and it's causing major problems here in the bay area... (vicki) plus... many local firefighters are back home tonight after battling the deadly camp fire up north... tonight we hear about their experiences... (grant) and bay area celebrities are doing their part to help the victims of the deadly camp fire in butte county. we'll tell you which bay area rapper is holding a benefit concert... (grant) (grant) the death toll in
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the camp wildfire has risen to 88.... news of an
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additiaonal fatality comes after investigators determined human remains they thought belonged to two people .,...actually belong to three. 203- people are still on a list of unaccounted for. meanwhile .. the fire is now 100-percent contained. the massive fire began the morning of november 8th, near the town of paradise .. it has since become the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in california history. (vicki) some local bay area firefighters are beginning to make their way home from butte county after days fighting the camp fire. menlo park fire protection district sent a strike team ... a drone team ... and a number of firefighters to assist with search efforts in butte county. some of those firefighters are no stranger to california wildfires -- but say the camp fire was difficult because of the widespread destrction and loss of life.
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larger, a lot quicker than we saw with the others. that's something we never want to see ... our love and condolences go to the communities with their loss and we are definitely here to help with recovery efforts."> (vicki) the camp (vicki) the camp fire is now the camp fire is now 100% contained and a majority of search operations are complete. (grant) lawsuits on behalf of dozens of survivors of the camp fire have been filed already, but now a bay area attorney has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of two sister who died in the fire. the law suit was filed in san francisco superior court. kron 4's dan kerman reports. sotpge doesnt care about safety they care about profits. bay area attorney mike danko has just filed a wrongful death lawsuit against p, ge, accusing them of negligence in the deaths of two camp fire victims barbara carlson and her sister shirley haley.sot mike danko/attorney 14-25we are looking for compensation for all the victims we want pge to rebuild the community the infrastructure and replace everyones home and that what we are looking for and thats what we intend to getthe lawsuit alleges a pgand e
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transmission line malfunctioned and ignited the camp fire .. and that the utility had previous trouble with the linesotit was 2012 they had a prior problem and they did repairs in 2013 and we know they had trouble with the line days befoer the fire and have reports that pge was contacting people and telling them that they were havign problems and pge had equipment on site.in a statement p,g e says safety is their top priority and that the cause of the fire has not been determined while they are aware of the lawsuit they prefer to focus on upporting first responders and positioning our employees to assess damage, restore service and rebuild infrastructure, and helping our communities. standup dan kerman/sf 119this is danko first wrongful death lawsuit against pge related to the camp fire but he assures it will not be his last. outside san francisco superior court, dan kerman, kron 4 news. ((grant)) bay area rapper too short is
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doing his part to help the victims of the camp fire.today plans were announced for a benefit concert in san francisco.the event will take place friday december 21st at 10-15 folsom in san francisco. all proceeds with go to the north county valley foundation. (vicki) thanksgiving weekend is over but many americans in the midwest are still waiting for a ride home. a winter storm grounded hundreds of flights yesterday... and is still causing delays today. at one point more than 10 million people across the midwest were under blizzard warnings. on sunday... more than 15- hundred flights were cancelled. with delays to more than five thousand. (grant) the ripple effect of delays and cancellations was felt here in the bay area too. kron 4's gabe slate is at san francisco international francisco international with details on why the incoming flights are
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likely the ones with the most problems.. according to airport officials with sfo, monday evening there was 209 flights delayed and 19 cancellations..sound from doug yakel - sfo spokesperson "we are seeing delays from chicago, ny, and boston weather related" sfo airport spokesperson doug yakel says snow storms cause visibility and de-icing issuessound from doug yakel - sfo spokesperson "you can't see it's like fog and de-icing a plane can add 30-45 minutes " sound from carol - flew in from chicago"we were lucky only delayed for 2.5 hours" pam who flew in from chicago said there was hundreds of cancellations at o'hare airport.. she's glad they got out..sound from pam - flew in from chicago"we were lucky only delayed for 2.5 hours" john had a similar experience sound from traveler- flew in from chicago "delayed about 2 hours" dave tried to avoid delays by flying on the non peak days sound from traveler- flew in from chicago"traveling thurs. and monday" he got out thursday ok but the storms today ruined his plan sound from traveler- flew in from chicago"delayed about 2 hours"
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(anchors) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the s-f-o... joining us now is meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez... rain returns to the bay area on tuesday. light-moderate rain totals with this system on tuesday and tuesday night are forecast to range from 0.25-0.75" in the north bay, 0.10-0.25" for the rest of the san francisco bay area. more widespread rainfall likely wednesday into thursday. the midweek system will bring the potential for moderate to locally heavy rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and strong, gusty winds. a wind advisory may be needed from late wednesday night into thursday for a portion of the region. lingering showers will diminish thursday night into friday. total rainfall amounts from tuesday into friday look to range from 1 to 2 inches at lower elevations and from 3 to 6 inches in the coastal ranges. another quick moving system pushes through the bay area this weekend.
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(grant) still ahead... a city-wide vandalism spree in the east bay.. and a popular church is hit with racist graffiti... the suspect is still out there... who police are looking for tonight.. (vicki) and after the break... why one of the biggest auto company's is planning on shutting down plants... cutting thousands of jobs...
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4 your money tonight... big news from a major vehicle manufacturer... (grant) general motors announced today... it will close five plants in north america and cut 15 percent of its salaried staff, including a quarter of the company's executives. it's all part of an effort to improve overall business performance - investing more money into technology the company
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believes will power its future. its goal is to save six- billion dollars annually by the end of 2020. g-m's new motto is "zero crashes, zero emissions, zero crashes, zero emissions, zero congestion" signaling a shift to self- driving and electric vehicles. (vicki) cyber monday is on track to be the biggest online shopping day in u.s. history, according to adobe analytics. though amazon is not the only player getting in on the cyber monday sales it is by far the biggest. it's captured almost half of all e-commerce sales in the u.s. this year. the amazon fufillment center in tracy is working to ship out 83- million packages worldwide just for today. that is about one- thousand packages every - second. this place is so huge... it is about 28- football fields long. (grant) the next 30 days are going to be the biggest and busiest for holiday shopping. here are some
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expert tips to get you through the holidays without losing your sanity. number one-- make a list and stick to a budget for each person. tip number two-- compare prices. it may be cheaper somewhere else and many retailers offer else and many retailers offer a price- matching guarantee. and number three-- limit your spending and give back to a good cause. then get your family involved in giving to a non-profit, creating lasting memories and teaching your kids the gift of giving those in need. (vicki) ahead at nine... many people taking part in cyber monday.. and now all those packages will be delivered... what you can do to keep your packages safe from thieves... (grant) plus...tension amplifying on the u-s- mexico border as tear gas was used against asylum seekers in tijuana.... hear why president trump is denying and defending the move... (vicki) and up next... it's a controversial move by
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one of the owners--that has a lot of people upset... and now activists are calling for a boycott of the san francisco giants. what was said next..
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there are calls tonight for a boycott against the san francisco giants... because of one of the owners' support of a controversial political figure.(grant) during her re-election campaign, u-s senate candidate from mississippi cindy hyde-smith said she'd attend a public hanging if invited by a supporter.,.
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about attending a public lynchingburris says the comments are particularly troubling when viewed through the historic lens of the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old emmit tillsot giants president and ceo larry baer released a statement reading in part " the giants have more than 30 owners. just like our fans, they come from different backgrounds and have their own political views. many give to democratic causes, many to republican causes and some refrain from politics altogether. neither i nor anyone else at the giants can control who any of our owners support politically, just as we cannot and should not control whom any of our employees support politically." in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news
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(vicki)a northern california law enforcement agency is in mourning tonight.a deputy was killed after crashing into a power pole while responding to a call for assistance.the stanislaus county sheriff's department says antonio hinostroze died at the scene sunday night.witnesses say the deputy's vehicle hit the center divider and lost control.he wasn't alone, we were here to help him. we were doing our best. i was trying to open the door from the other side.(vicki)the 45 year-old was a 19 year veteran of the department.he leaves behind one adult son. (grant) in national news tonight... president trump denying federal agents used tear gas on migrant families with young children along the border... this comes as dozens of migrants were arrested on both sides of the u.s.-mexico
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border crossing in tijuana yesterday. tear gas was deployed in what border patrol is saying was a necessary move to protect their agents -- but some are calling it excessive force. kristen holmes reports. tension on the southern border, as thousands of central american migrants seeking asylum in the u.s. hopt to enter the country through mexico.an escalation sunday-- border patrol agents firing tear gas at migrants, including women and children, after a protest devolved into chaos. hundreds of migrants overwhelming mexican police and blockades, attempting to enter the country illegally rodney scott / chief patrol agent, san diego sector border patrol: the group immediately started throwing rocks and debris at our agents, taunting the agents. and we had two or three agents at a time initially, facing hundreds of people at a time. they deployed tear gas to protect themselves and to protect the border.lee gelernt / deputy director, aclu immigrants' rights project: no one wants
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any border officer to from what we know, this was an overuse of force. i mean, there are women and children out there. using tear gas in this situation does not seem justified.u.s. officials arresting dozens and shutting down the busiest port of entry along its mexico border. president trump seizing on the unrest,president donald trump: mexico wants to see if they can get it straightened out but we've, during certain times, as you know, closed the border. they're not coming into the united states. they will not be coming in.but not all republicans support a border shutdown.sen. joni ernst / -r- iowa: we would prefer that we keep it open so let's work really hard to make sure we're addressing the asylum seekers before they actually come over the border. in washington, i'm kristen holmes reporting. (vicki) reporting.holmes i'm kristen in washington, i'm kristen holmes reporting. (vicki)(vicki) special counsel robert mueller is accusing former trump campaign chairman paul manafort of lying to federal investigators in the russia probe. prosecutors say manafort agreed to truthfully cooperate with the investigation... then he "committed federal crimes" by lying about "a
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variety of subject matters." they are now asking a federal judge to set a date to sentence him. manafort is denying that he lied. his attorneys say he believes he "provided truthful information." he is still in jail while waiting for his sentence. manafort faces multiple years in prison. (grant) in the east bay... the search is on for a vandalism suspect who hit several buildings and vehicles with racist and profane grafitti. kron4's maureen kelly reports that at least three churches were defaced in the weekend crime spree . everybody was really disheartened and disappointed that something like this would happen especially in 2018the church of god holy was hit with four swatikas and foul language.a baptist church a few blocks away was similarly spraypainted.....but this time the vandal tagged the n word on the front door.several other businesses in the city's downtown where hit....much was cleaned up by monday afternoon.....a mural painted in the 90's depicting a chapter of antioch's history was also defaced....many of the faces blotted out.it's believed at least 20 buildings and vehicles were tagged over two days.we're a little bit relieved to know that others were affected, that it wasn't
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just us but then because it was a swastika and that has a real negative connotation with people of color and that's what struck us so seriously local merchants trying to revive the area are disappointed by this setback. that i hate crime is it vandalism it is bothantioch police officers could be seen patrolling the area.and late this afternoon these surveillance camera stills were released showing a man police are calling a suspect in the spree.we're just praying for them to help they need and they are welcome and they are welcome to come worship here in spite of what they didpolice are asking anyone in the community who can identify him to come forward. maureen kelly kron4 news. kron4 news.
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(sports tease) just ahead in sports, we may be very close to seeing steph curry back in the lineup. the latest on the mvp's recovery.
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we'll open with the warriors it looks like steph curry is nearing a return. more on that in a bit, but first, the champs trying to win 3 straigth. golden state hosting the magic. quick update from oracle. score is 107-107 magic late in the 4th quarter warriors trailed by as many as 18, and then went on an inanse 2nd half run. kevin durant already has 30-plus. full highlights later on. back to the curry news, there's a chance he will be back in the mix very soon. steve kerr said pregame that curry will be practicing tomorrow... and he may be in line to return to action on the team's upcoming road trip, which starts thursday in
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toronto. the two-time mvp has been dealing with a groin injury...for the last several weeks. reuben foster's time in santa clara is now officially over... after the linebacker was arrested this weekend on charges of domestic violence. --foster is now reportedly back in the bay area...after being released on bond yesterday afternoon. --the incident happened saturday night at the team's hotel in tampa bay. elissa ennis, the same woman who accused him of domestic violence earlier this year before dropping the chargers, says foster struck her face. -this puts an end to his one-and-a-half year run with the niners... a time that saw him go through multiple off field issues..including substance abuse and weapons charges. --kyle shanahan on the decision to finally cut ties. "for that to come up for what did happen last year or earlier in this year, and then for what happened saturday with the same person at a team hotel, it's just hard to comprehend how you could put yourself in that situation again. i'm not okay with that regardless." "in life there's consequences for actions, and when you show bad judgement, particularly when something has been communicated very clearly what the expectations are, there are consequences. and i think one lesson i've learned being around this league for almost different capacities, is that nobody is bigger than the team." coming up coming up on kron4 sports
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at 10, those full warriors highlights... and also, jon gruden reflects on what went wrong this weekend in baltimore. until then more news after the break.
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(vicki) cyber monday is almost over... as millions of people are kicking off their holiday shopping online. now that means a lot of packages being delivered to homes and businesses. unfortunatly, that also means
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package thieves will be out looking for an easy score. kron 4's charles clifford has tips on what people can do to avoid having their items stolen. we've all seen videos like this one. a thief walks up to a home and steals a package. it happens all to often and far to few of these criminals get caught.but with online sales booming and home delievies increasing every year, the problem isn't going away anytime soon.sotso that christmas gift or hanukah gift, whatever gift you recieve. when that is from someone who may not lvie in the area and it's taken. that's personal.san mateo county supervisor david canepa is launching a public outreach effort to help people avoid getting their deliveries stolen.sotwe have seen it happen in the nine bay area counties. we want to make people aware. don't assume that if a package is delivered to your house your going to get it.canepa suggests that home shoppers insure their packages, if possible.arrange for an in-person delivery and request a signature confirmation. have packages delivered to your workplace or another secure location.sot if you do get a package maybe you can have it delieved to an amazon locker or the store where you purchased it.you can also install a security camera
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to deter would be thieves or help law enforcement catch them after the fact.as the holiday season kicks off, canepa hopes that by taking some basic precautions fewer people will have their items taken.sotif you're away and you know what tools you have to prevent this, theres an easy solution. easy solution.this, theres an have to prevent this, theres an easy solution. rain returns to the bay area on tuesday. light-moderate rain totals with this system on tuesday and tuesday night are forecast to range from 0.25-0.75" in the north bay, 0.10-0.25" for the rest of the
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san francisco bay area. more widespread rainfall likely wednesday into thursday. the midweek system will bring the potential for moderate to locally heavy rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and strong, gusty winds. a wind advisory may be needed from late wednesday night into thursday for a portion of the region. lingering showers will diminish thursday night into friday. total rainfall amounts from tuesday into friday look to range from 1 to 2 inches at lower elevations and from 3 to 6 inches in the coastal ranges. another quick moving system pushes through the bay area this weekend.
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(vicki)(vki)(vicki) the u-s department of education has published new rules on how colleges and universities should deal with sexual assault and harassment on campus.... the re- written rules are part of the federal title nine law, which prohibits sex discrimination in higher education. (grant) now the new rules are under fire for making it more difficult for victims of sexual harassment and assault to seek justice... but as our washington correspondent morgan wright explains why education secretary betsy devos is for the new rules... education secretary betsy devos wants to change the way schools handle sexual assault
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and harassment. she says it will create a safer learning environment. the department's proposal re-writes the rules for title ix. it narrows the definition of sexual harassment - as "unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex that is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive - that it effectively denies a person equal access to the school's education program or activity." but opponents worry for victims. this is going to disincentive a lot of survivors from coming forward the center for american progress argues the new rules will undermine the rights of survivors... they will feel that their experience does not meet this new definition. they're also worried that new measures that allow cross examination of victims would deter people from coming forward. it can cause deep emotional trauma for survivors... some are concerned about the new definition of sexual assault. but advocates for justice and education think giving those accused of sexual assault more chances to prove their innocence is a positive change. clearer standards of due process - we think that's important across the board for all students. rochanda hiligh-
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thomas with advocates for justice and education... it's also important that when there are accusations and allegations that children be afforded due the public can proposal for the next 60 days... in washington, morgan wright. (grant)(grant) 4 your health tonight... the c-d-c is confirming more cases of a polio-like disease in 31 states...(vicki) health officials identified 286 cases of √°possible√° and confirmed acute flaccid myelitis -- or a-f-m -- in the u-s this year of those, 116 are confirmed -- that's up by 10 from last week. the state with the highest number of confirmed cases is colorado, with 15, followed by texas with 14. the c-d-c says more than 90 percent of patients with a-f-m since 2014 have been kids younger than four years old. most of the kids with confirmed cases experienced a viral illness about a week before the onset of paralysis.
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(grant) u-s health officials say it's okay to eat some romaine lettuce again. just check the label. the f-d-a is narrowing its blanket warning from last week. when it said people shouldn't eat any type of romaine because of an e-coli outbreak. today the agency said romaine recently harvested in arizona, florida, mexico, and california's imperial valley is okay to eat. it says romaine from those places wasn't yet shipped when the illnesses began. however the tainted romaine appears to have come from the centra coast of california. (vicki) a new study finds young football players may see damage to their brains... even after one season on the field. the study looked at 60- football players between the ages of nine and 18. the players had no history of head trauma or developmental issues prior to playing football. after one season-- researchers say high-impact players had damage to an essential part of brain development. but the
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study didn't look at long term effects. experts point out caution should be used in all sports-- not just football. (vicki) up next... why comedian kevin hart is facing backlash over the way he celebrated his son's birthday...we'll explain after the break.
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(vicki) one of the world's most philanthropic celebrities is mourning the loss of her mother... oprah winfrey's
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mother vernita lee passed away in her milwaukee home on thanksgiving day. the family released a statement to people magazine on her death. lee worked as a housekeeper throughout her life. she had four children - oprah and a daughter she placed up for adoption. her two other children passed away in 1983 and 2003. lee was 83 years old. lee was 83 years old. (vicki) comedian kevin hart is underfire tonight... not for anything he said but for something he chose do to for his young son...(grant) hart's son kenzo celebrated his first birthday this past weekend but the party theme is getting tough backlash... hart and his wife threw the baby a cowboys and indians themed birthday party. his wife posted these pictures on instagram showing the guests wearing native-american blankets and cowboy hats... social media blew up... outraged saying the theme is a form of cultural appropriation... some even say the timing of the party is insensitive - citing the
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celebration is citing the celebration is so close to thanksgiving. hart and his wife have not yet commented. (vicki) jerry springer is returning to daytime television. but this time his show will take place in a courtroom... the former host of the "jerry springer show" will now be "judge jerry". springer actually has a law degree from northwestern university. and before he was a talk show host-- he had a career in politics... including a stint as the mayor of cincinnati. "judge jerry" is expected to premiere in the fall of 2019. (grant) the official christmas tree for the u-s capitol is now in washington. the 80-foot-tall noble fir arrived this morning... after a three- thousand- mile journey. the tree was selected from the willamette national forest in oregon. the tradition of the capitol christmas tree, or "the people's tree" .. started in 19-64... that's when speaker of the house john mc-cormack put a live tree on the capitol lawn. this year's tree lighting ceremony at the capitol is set for wednesday
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december fifth. (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore and ken wayne are here with kron 4 news at ten....guys? (pam) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten... get those umbrellas ready.a series of storms is headed toward the bay area the first one is just hours away, and the rain is expected to cause a lot of problems on the roads. so be sure to take it easy out there.we are live in the east bay with the story. plus... new tonight at ten. local firefighters are starting to return...after battling the devastating camp fire.their harrowing stories from the front lines.(pam) and the bay area community hit by thieves over the thanksgiving holiday weekend. now police are beefing up patrols. a live report...coming up.(ken) don't go away...hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break.
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(pam) now at 10 -- the rain is expected to make a big return in the the bay area... we are tracking another storm to hit the bay area in less than 24 hours.. (pam) thank you for joining us i'm pam moore.(ken) and i'm ken wayne. the wet weather will be with us for most of the work week. and a second storm will bring significant rain. we have team coverage tonight tracking the storm. kron 4's dan thron is standing by in emeryville where he is monitoring road conditions. and meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is tracking the storms... we'll go to her first to see when they will arrive... mabrisa. rain returns to the bay area on tuesday. light-moderate rain totals with this system on tuesday and tuesday night are forecast to range from 0.25-0.75" in the north bay, 0.10-0.25" for the rest of the san francisco bay area. more widespread rainfall likely wednesday into thursday. the midweek system will bring the
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potential for moderate to locally heavy rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and strong, gusty winds. a wind advisory may be needed from late wednesday night into thursday for a portion of the region. lingering showers will diminish thursday night into friday. total rainfall amounts from tuesday into friday look to range from 1 to 2 inches at lower elevations and from 3 to 6 inches in the coastal ranges. another quick moving system pushes through the bay area this weekend. more rainfall this week means the roads will be slick in many places across the bay area. the slippery conditions can be especially dangerous weekend. the bay area this pushes through the bay area this weekend. more rainfall this week means the roads will be slick in many places across the bay area. the slippery conditions can be especially dangerous along the freeways. kron4's dan thorn is live tonight with more on what police are saying about being prepared..dan? it's dry right now...but once the rain rolls in those roads

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