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(grant) a heated (grant) a heated city council meeting tonight... as many members of the community are sounding off against district attorney's decision ánot to charge the officers in stephon clark's death.... and they're irate that police arrested more than 80 protesters last night.(grant) thanks for joining us im grant lodes... (vicki) and im vicki livakis.... that was just one of several protests happening today.... another outside the sacramento police station and u-c davis students held a silent sit- in and marched through the campus demanding justice for stephon clark... after attorney general xavier beccera made the decision to not file charges against the officers who shot and killed the young father of two.... clark decision sit-in at uc davis - lonnie wong/carlos rodriguez - pkg/livesacramento police protest - joe khalil/victor nieto - livecity council protest - rowena
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shaddox/prina joshi - liveeast sac protest aftermath - jessica mensch/wes battagliese - pkg/live (attorney becerra)her son, 2 young father..."general xavier expresses the family of a family thats spent the past year grieving the death of pkg/live (grant) california attorney general xavier becerra addressed the media today after speaking with stephon clark's mother.. he went through the d-o-j's 10 page independent review of the stephon clark police shooting. as reporter ali wolf explains... ultimately - the results were the same as the sacramento county district attorney's investigation.. (attorney general xavier becerra)"a mother lost her son, 2 young boys lost their father..."attorney general xavier becerra expresses sympathy to stephon clark - a family thats spent the past year grieving the death of the 22 year old back man - killed by police.....(attorney general xavier becerra)" 2 grandparents lost their grandson in their own backyard" becerra then explains what went into his office's ááindependent investigation - which came at the request of sacramento police chief daniel hahn.saying .... it focused on facts and evidence from the 22 minute interaction between clark and police officers on march 18th of last year... (attorney general xavier
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becerra)"we did it by the book" becerra says ultimately - the officers feared for their lives - believing clark had a gun - as he advanced toward them... feet away...(attorney general xavier becerra)"16 feet thats about where i am to where those of you in the 3rd row are sitting before you get to the cameras, thats 16 feet" the department of justice determined ... there's a lack of evidence for criminal charges against the officers (attorney general xavier becerra)" our investigation has concluded that no criminal charges against the officers involved in this shooting can be sustained"while the over.. becerra says the commitment to repairing trust between police and the community is just beginning.involved in the changes....(attorney general xavier becerra)"i dont intend to be awol when it comes to the discussion on how we write these new chapters" chapters" (grant) the attorney general
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emphasized that the d-o-j's review was an independent review. it did not look at police protocols or civil liability. becerra also said he has not taken a stance on the proposed legislation inspired by the stephon clark case. now áfederal authorities are opening their own investigation into this deadly shooting.... (vicki) along with a journalist... several clergy meers who were at last night's protest to keep the peace were also arrested and cited. reporter doug johnson spoke with several of them... here is what they had to say. nats chanting"who's streets? our streets!"during demonstrations in east sacramento last night...nats chantingseveral clergy members were attending the event as peacekeepers.reverend doctor pamela anderson, sacramento presbyterian "so that's what we as clergy are called to do is be in the places of pain." (but with)"and to show up and deescalate and just create calm." but they say sacramento police made a big mistake. reverend brian michael levingston, people's alliance for justice "we are 100% outraged at the policing of sacramento pd yesterday." reverend brian michael levingston and reverend doctor pamela anderson were among the 85 people who were arrested
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and cited... after sacramento police say the crowd refused to dispurse.but they say police never gave them an opportunity to do that. reverend doctor pamela anderson, sacramento presbyterian "the police started pushing us back down folsom blvd. well as they were doing that there was another line on the other side of folsom blvd coming the other way as well."the crowd was essentially stuck on the 51st street overpass bridge... with no way past police barricades. reverend doctor pamela anderson, sacramento presbyterian "there was a moment where people were trying to leave but their car was on the other side of the police line."reverend brian michael levingston, people's alliance for justice sacramento "so how do you tell somebody disperse move but we're going to cut you off here? no. it was a scare tactic, that the police force used yesterday to say we don't want you in the streets anymore." both anderson and levingston were cited... and plan to plead not guilty at their court dates in a few months.reverend doctor pamela anderson, sacramento presbyterian "as clergy we were not going to leave people in an agitated space we were going to stay with them to make sure they were dispersing in a safe manner."
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(vicki) sacramento's mayor and police chief are investigating the actions of police during last night's protest. police are now reviewing body camera footage. (grant) many of the demonstrators protesting tonight are part of the group... black lives matter." here is what they had to say about the attorney general's decision.... (grant) our coverage on this story continues online...
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we have all the protest video from tonight's heated city council meeting... as well as last nights protest as demonstrators took to the streets. hear what protestors are saying at tonights city council meeting.. as well as details on attorney general becerra's ááindependent investigation... all that on kron4 dot com... (grant) tonight the rain is coming down all across the bay area. in fact because of the wet weather caltrains has delayed construction work on the richmond-san rafael bridge.(vicki) that's work that had been schedueled in an effort to prevent concrete from falling onto the lower deck in the future. kron 4's j.r. stone is live in richmond tonight. j.r. what do the conditions look like out there?
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(vicki) it was a grey and drizzly day across the bay... and more rain is expected tonight...(grant) joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... with what we can expect when we wake up...
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lawrence karnow: more rain will move in tonight and will be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend.
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((grant/tele vo))these storms have been taking a toll on the santa cruz mountains.((take full))take a look at this sinkhole on highway quickly evolved into a landslide that took out a hundred foot section of one northbound lane.officials say the rain and runoff has undermined the pavement and part of the hillside above and below the slide. "....both sides of the road are compromised, one is totally collapsed and the other is on the verge of collapsing and we just cant get it stabilized while it's raining...." officials went officials went on to say based on a forecast that includes a week or so of dry weather
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ahead, one lane may be open by the the or 17th or 18th of this month. ((2shot front landing)) ((vicki))now to the deadly tornadoes in alamaba.tonight we are learning more about the victims.((grant))23 people died sunday when the twisters ripped through the state.the oldest victim was 89.the youngest -- just six-years-old. kristen holmes reports from lee county, alabama. kristen holmes / lee county, al: volunteers and service crews...chief byron prather, opelika, alabama, fire department: we haven't given up hope. we are still searching. the survivors of sunday's tornadoes in lee county, alabama, are still grappling with the devastation throughout their small community.and two days after the storms... the search continues. chief byron prather, opelika, alabama, fire department: they're searching - not mainly for somebody - but searching areas that have large piles of debris, searching through that debris to make sure that we missed nobody.the cleanup
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process has also begun. lee county officials are asking anyone in the area who can volunteer their time or resources to step forward and register with the local government.and for residents who still need help - the county wants them to know they are ready. kathy carson, lee county ema director: tell us what those needs are, that's what that's what we want to hear. we can't help you if we don't know what you for those killed... 23 victims have been identified - including four children. bill harris, coroner, lee county, al: it's a tragic situation. i can't thank this community enough for jumping in there, and the support that i've seen first hand, it's just been amazing.earnestine reese: i thank the lord, you tell god thank you..and many of those who did survive - including 72- year-old earnestine reese, who is recovering from a broken hip - know just how lucky they are. lashawn wilson, daughter of earnestine reese: she's been strong throughout it all. even in the middle of the devastation, she has maintained her faithkristen holmes / lee county, al: " lee county, alabama, i'm kristen homes, now back to you."
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((grant/mon vo)) an ohio teen testified in front of a senate health committee today after defying his mother's wishes for him to not get vaccinated. the hearing comes as outbreaks of preventable diseases have been sweeping the nation. ethan lindenberger said he recently got caught up on all hishots when he turned 18 a few months ago. he believes there's misinformation regarding
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vaccines and how they actually save lives."when you're looking at the sources that spread this information and these lies for lack of a really better more or more accurate term. it's very clear that all the information is is incorrect, skewed data. everything is not cited and also there's a lot of emotional appeals talking about families and children and appealing to a parent's love and almost manipulating that to convince them that vaccines are dangerous." some critics say the m-m-r vaccine increases the risk of autism. but according to a study published in the journal annals of internal medicine on tuesday - the m-m-r vaccine does not trigger autism. researchers studied over 6- hundred- thousand children. (vicki) lawmakers are working on a resolution condemning response to a congresswoman's comments last month. representative ilhan omar of minnesota has been engaged in
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a social media back and forth with some lawmakers over comments she made about israel and jews. she dodged reporters' questions on the resolution tuesday afternoon. house democrats are debating the language and may include anti-muslim comments to the resolution as well. the resolution was expected to come up for a vote wednesday -- but that is not confirmed. (vicki) the white house is digging in its heels over new investigations launched by house democrats into allegations of corruption. (grant) and when asked about the probes coming his way-- president trump said he's the victim of harassment. reporter jim acosta has the details... (nats)faced with one of the most far-reaching congressional investigations in years, president trump doesn't sound like he's in the mood to cooperate.president trump, no font needed: "there was no collusion. it was a hoax. there was no anything." mister trump blasted away at this week's house judiciary committee request for documents from 81 individuals
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and organizations connected to the president, as part of a larger probe into allegations of trump world corruption. president trump, no font needed: "basically they've started the campaign. and the people understand it. when they look at it, they just say presidential harassment. it's too bad, because i'd rather see them do legislation."aides to the president have told cnn they may assert executive privilege to block any document demands from democrats.hinting that the white house will be digging in its heels, the president accused his administration of obstructing republican probes. president trump, no font needed: "they didn't give one letter of the requests, many requests were made."the democratic investigations are providing the president with new ammunition for his twitter feed, as mr. trump called the house judiciary probe "a big, fat, fishing expedition desperately in search of a crime."democrats aren't buying it.rep. jamie raskin, (d) maryland: "but the people who spent more than two years on the benghazi investigation or hillary clinton's e-mails make very bizarre champions for the idea that we've gone too far when all we have done is send out document requests."a new quinnipiac poll finds nearly two-thirds of registered voters believe mr. trump committed crimes before becoming president.a view shared by 89 percent of democrats, 65 percent of independents and more than a third of republicans.asked, "who do you trust more?"50 percent said the president's former personal attorney, michael cohen.only 35 percent said the president.but only 35 percent said it's time to impeach.(nats) "have you been truthful about jared kushner's security clearances sir? "the president did not respond to
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questions about reports that he had ordered white house staff to grant a security clearance to his son in law jared kushner, despite concerns from the intelligence oversight committee elijah cummings released a statement demanding the administration's cooperation in the matter, saying: "the white house security clearance system is broken, and it needs both congressional oversight and legislative reform"cummings released a letter from the white house counsel complaining: "we will not concede the executive's constitutional prerogatives or allow the committee to jeopardize the individual privacy rights of current and former executive branch employees."democrats say they won't take no for an answer. rep. ted lieu, (d) california: "it raises all sorts of red flags and we need to find out why they believe he should not have gotten his security clearance."
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(grant) that was jim acosta reporting...(vicki) as for the security clearance questions-- a white house official complained the house democrats on the oversight committee are making unreasonable demands for information they know aides to the president will refuse. (grant) as one teacher strike in the east bay ends ... another one is brewing. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike...that's if they don't strike a deal on a new contract. (vicki) meetings have been taking place all day ... and both the district and the union say they are hopeful they will reach a tentative agreement during a scheduled negotiation session tomorrow. kron4's michelle kingston has more on what people need to know now. (mk)michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"meetings behind closed doors happening at the san ramon valley unified school district ...hoping to come to an agreement with
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teachers to avoid a strike." teachers in san ramon looking to reach a deal with the district for a pay raise ... smaller class sizes and more school nurses.but if they don't come to an agreement -- 98-percent of the san ramon valley education association members voted to authorize a strike if necessary."we've just been going to the table and not getting any movement all year so we are frustrated and we dont want to have to go to strike but we are on the process to get there if necessary"dozens of teachers were on the picket line last week ... hoping to send a message to the district to give them the deal they're looking for.the san ramon valley education association president ann katzburg says teachers are ready to stand up for the students and that "managers priority is to budget without consulting the teaching professionals in the classrooms. what they deem as essential is not necessarily the priority of the professionals who are in the classroom everyday working with students."the district released a statement tuesday that said they've developed a framework to get back to the negotiations table. they say they "believe strongly that both the district and the union want the best for our students and will be able to agree on a solution."on wednesday -- the community is invited to dougherty valley high school to learn more about the contract negotiations, the possible strike and what teachers are fighting for... that meeting begins at 7. in san ramon, michelle kingston, kron 4 news.
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(grant) a little boy finds much more than a toy in his happy meal. how a razor sharp tool may have ended up with his food.. and what he with it when he found it. (vicki) plus... america loves its national parks and this year the most popular one in the country may actually surprise you... (grant) and up next... if you thought it couldn't get any more expensive... it is. the startling new numbers that reveal just how expensive it is to rent a home in san francisco. (lawrence) weather tease (grant)
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♪ ♪ you never cease to amaze me, maya. see how investing with a j.p. morgan advisor can help you. visit your local chase branch. (grant) for your money tonight... just when it seemed as though bay area rents may have plateaued .... a new report says san francisco rent prices are continuing to climb.(vicki) kron4's maureen kelly has the latest sky high figures. when i lived here in 1993 i paid for 450 for a beautiful one bedroom on filbert so things of changed fact things have changed so much in san francisco that this la
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transplant has not been able to afford to settle into a new place of her own in the past three years since she moved back.i keep finding friends to let me housesit so i've been housesitting myself around san francisco i do take care my friend so it's a little fragmenting not having a stable base but that's the reality in the same building she's housesitting currently , a 1 bedroom unit is renting for what apparently is the new normal....according to zumper, an online real estate marketplace, this march the average rent of a 1 bedroom in san francisco is just shy of $3700 hundred dollars a month. that's an increase of nearly 9 percent since last year at this time.and it's bucking the national trend of rent prices which are falling. there's no way i could afford that so it's really frustrating i don't know what's gonna happen unfortunetly for those looking for a new aparment, the cheif business officer for zumper thinks san francisco's upward trend will continue.this is the beginning of the early rental season for us we normally see rents start up tech as we come into spring and then through the summer we would have an expectation that rents would continue to rise through mid year this year the say the reasons behind the rise....not enough rental
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stock to meet the demand brought on by our thriving local's not only a new peak price in an already exnsive city it's also the highest rent in the nation beating out new york city by nearly 30%maureen kelly kron4 news (vicki) ahead at nine... a patient in london may be the second person ever.. to be cured of h-i-v.... what a new case study is revealing about their treatment. (grant) plus... a manufacturing business closes its doors in berkeley. why you could help decide what the city does with the space and.. as crime reduction is a top priority.
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(vicki) and up next... a grim discovery on a popular walking path in the east bay... a dead body... now police are investigating it as suspicious... after months of wearing only a tiger costume,
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out what happened -- after a man's body was found on a popular hiking trail. (grant) so far -- police are only saying the death is suspicious. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story walking down the dirt path
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when suddenly a grim discovery. the dead body of a man covered by shrubs and debrissotit happened monday around 7:43am on a walking path next to the arroyo creek in livermore. that is when a person using the path discovered the body, flagged down a livermore police patrol car and took the officers about 150-yards to the location where the dead man was foundsot kevin gunn has used this trail for the past 13-years. he says has never heard of anything like this happening heresot on tuesday livermore police investigators were seen going door-to-door on arroy road looking for any leads or witnesses. gunn says police knocked on his door as wellsot livermore police investigators say the deceased man is a livermore resident. police are classifying his death as suspicious, due to the lack of any obvious signs of blunt
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force trauma or foul play. identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. in livernmore haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) more security cameras could be going up soon around piedmont. city officials plan to expand the city's surveillance camera network. right now -- there are three cameras at the intersection of oakland and grand. police say, the pilot program has worked well for keeping the city safe and catching criminals. the expansion would install cameras at five additional public locations. of course -- surveillance cameras raise privacy concerns and city officials held a meeting tonight to address them. (vicki) nearly six months after a longtime manufacturing business in berkeley closed its doors... the city council is reaching out to the public on what should happen to the mostly abandoned industrial property. kron four's philippe djegal spoke
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with the mayor in his office... before the mayor hosts a community meeting on this topic in about a half hour at the berkeley rep. (philippe) after one chapter closes -- a brand new promising opportunity presents itself.jesse arreguin/mayor- "west berkeley is already home to a thriving economy, and we think this could really add to the economic vitality of the region." pacific steel casting company, formerly on second and gilman streets in berkeley, is in the midst of bankrupcty proceedings... and, mayor jesse arreguin says the board of trustees that currently owns the land on the industrial west side of town are looking to sell it quickly. the trustees have asked for the city's help soliciting input from the community on what transformation shou eventually take place here. jesse arreguin/mayor- "theres one existing industrial business that's at the center of the site, um, that's still in operation. so, it's not really an appropriate place for large multi-family developments, but there could be a mix of uses." the facility shutdown late last year, after 84 years in business... te property boasts eight acres, and it's right off the freeway.jesse arreguin/mayor- "the goal as the city council, um, in may,
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will be giving some formal direction to our planning commission on any changes of the zoning for that particular site." and, mayor arreguin says there is a sense of urgency. a sale would help pay off former longtime employees of the shuttered business, who are still own wages. he believes it would also lead to a decrease in crime in the area.jesse arreguin/mayor- "what do we want this whole area to look like? i mean, just to see it now, and to see these buildings that are largely empty and a largely empty stretch of second street. to think a few years from now what that could be, with a lot of people coming and going and a very bustling economy -- it's just very tuesday night's community meeting on the site at the berkeley reperatory theater administrative offices on harrison street... is one of a few gatherings the city hopes to host on this issue in the coming months. in berkeley, philippe djegal, kron four news. news. (grant) we're following breaking news tonight... a new
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confirmed case of measles in san francisco... this is the first measles case in the city since 2013... officials say the patient is an adult who was exposed to measles during an international flight. no word on which airport the person used.. or if any others were exposed... but this comes as the number of measles cases across the u-s continues to grow... with the c-d-c saying at least 206 cases have been reported since january first. (grant) police in richmond are looking for a gunman after a shooting at the hilltop mall last night. when officers say a group of men were arguing outside the shoe palace store. this is video of the 24-hour fitness at the mall-- it was shut down during the investigation. police say a gunshot was heard and the group fled. the victim took himself to the hospital and is expected to be okay. police have not released a description of the gunman. (vicki) investigators are
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working to figure out what caused a fire at a homeless encampment in oakland at around 7-o-clock last night. this was near the intersection of webster and 5th under interstate 8-80... just a few blocks from jack london square. firefighters arrived on the scene and had the blaze under control in about 15 minutes. no word yet on the cause of the fire -- and there have been no reports of any injuries. (grant) hundreds of union employees walked off the job in san mateo county today. human services workers say they have been unable to reach a contract agreement with the county-- and they are now walking the picket lines on a two-day strike. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. well, here in san mateo county hundreds of human services employees were out on strike. now, these are workers with the american federation of state county and municipal employees. they are asking for a new contrac with the county. these workers being out on strike has had an impact on services in the county, mainly the health division . the county has said that it may need to centralize services during the strike. close some of the smaller, workers here say that they want a new contract.
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10 other unions have recently reached agreements with the county but this union has not. there are multiple sticking points.sotwe had many proposals on the table that could just not be met by the county. things like case load standards, worker to supervisors ratios, like voluntary time off. the ability to do that, telecomuting which other members of the county work force are able to do. these are just basic working standards that we would like to have as part of our jobs. finally, it's unlcear when the union and county will return to negotiations. in san mateo county, charles clifford kron 4 news. (grant) the most popular national park áservice site in america is right here in san francisco.(vicki) it's the
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golden gate national recreation area. the national park service says more than 15 million people visited the site last year. that's about half-a-million more than the blue ridge parkway-- a scenic road from virginia to north carolina. blue ridge won the title in 20-17. in total, more than 318 million people visited national park service sites across the u-s in 20-18. that's down four percent from the year before. (lawrence bay area weather) (grant) plus... what prompted a nationwide recall of birth contrl pills... (sports tease) and ahead in sports, a warriors update from oracle. also, another negative headline surrounding the giants during spring training. details comin up. é
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starting starting tonight with the warriors-- back home and facing a boston team that's lost 5 of their last 6. but the celtics were rolling out of the gates. no klay thompson in the lineup because of knee soreness. boston has been dealing with a slump and team drama lately, but they look good tonight. at last check, score is 112-85 warriors trailed by 29 entering the fourth, their largest deficit since christmas. it's because of turnovers, bad shooting, and a better effort from boston. we'll have full highlights later tonight now to the giants-- for the second time in less than a
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week, another negative headline surrounding the club. newly-signed outfielder cameron maybin has been arrested for driving under the influence. scottsdale police booked the 31-year-old on two offenses early friday morning last week... but news of the incident only surfaced today. and in that span, he appeared in the team's spring training games. reports say he was stopped after being seen speeding and weaving through traffic... and a sobriety test revealed a blood alcohol level of .127. he's been in the league for 12-years... and just signed a minor league deal with the club last month. the giants released a brief statement today saying they are aware of and monitoring the situation. and there will be no further comment. ---elsewhere in the cactus league-- jesus luzardo and the oakland a's hosting rangers. ---bottom of the 6th-- latest a's signee jurickson profar rips a 2-rbi single to right....that would bring in dustin fowler and stephen piscotty. ---a's would tack on another and take out the rangers, 4-1. coming up on kron4 sports at 10, a distinguished honor for a cal basketball
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star. we'll have the details. until then, more news after the break.
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and some of them can't do anything about it. but you can. protect your family. visit (vicki) a scary situation for a wisconain family-- they were shocked after ordering their son a mcdonald's happy meal....(grant) but instead of a toy, they say their four-year-old son found a razor blade.(grant) police do not think the sharp tool was put there on
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purpose... but the family is hoping mcdonald's will make changes so it doesn't happen again. reporter madalyn o'neill has the details. scot dymond says his son's happy meal sunday afternoon came an unhappy dymond/father:"he was super excited he had a new toy, started waving it around, and i realized it was actually a razor knife."instead of a toy .. dymond says his family's drive through trip came with this potentially dangerous tool they didn't notice until they got dymond/father:"i couldn't imagine him cutting his arm open or even losing a finger because it's so sharp."scot dymond/father:"i called the manager at mcdonald's, they offered a free meal because there was a razor in my son's meal."he says that's not dymond/father:"i was very upset, very angry. i couldn't figure out how it would've even gotten in there." dymond called columbus police. lt. dennis weiner/acting chief, columbus, wi police: "kinda scary, kinda scary. i understand the blade was also extended when it was found in the box as well. i'm sure they were surprised to not have a toy."acting police chief
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dennis weiner says his department has never received reports of strange items from the local mcdonald's before -- especially anything like this razor, which he confirms is used as a cleaning tool at the dennis weiner/acting chief, columbus, wi police:"i don't think anyone had ill intent, i think it was a really a fluke."weiner says surveillance video doesn't show exactly what happened, but investigators believe the razor was likely bumped into the happy meal dennis weiner/acting chief, columbus, wi police:"injury, choking, a lot of different things could have panned out of this, but fortunately did not." (vicki) that was madalyn o'neill reporting. mcdonald's responded saying the safety and security of their customers is a top priority-- and they are working with police to investigate. (grant) police say mcdonald's has been cooperative with the investigation. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the
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embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: more rain will move in tonight and will be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend. (vicki) 4 your health tonight... some encouraging news for those living with h-i-v. this weekend.
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(vicki) 4 your health tonight...
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some encouraging news for those living with h-i-v. for the second time in more than a decade, a man is now h-i-v free, following a stem cell transplant. (grant) kron 4's dan kerman explains how the man was treated... at a medical conference in washington state, researchers announced a london man no longer has hiv, the virus that causes aids, following a stem cell transplant... he is the second man in more than a decade to see this successsot timothy henrich/ucsf 'hiv cure' researcher :14i think this case shows we are on the right path and though we need to take baby steps we are going in the right direction ucsf hiv cure researcher timothy henrich is attending the conference. he says the risks, expense and need for a perfect match of stem cell
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donor, make transplants an unlikely treament for the masses, but he hopes this most recent discovery will allow researchers to reproduce these results without a full transplantation making it viable for the the majority of those with hiv sotare we going to have a cure tomorrow for the vast majority of individuals, likely no, but are we going to have a cure in ten years, potentiallly yes, will we have itin 20 years, i really hope soin san francisco's castro district which was decimated by the aids crisis, new of a possible cure has people cautiously hopefulsotif they could replicate this it would be wonderfulsotit would be an enormous relief for those with the virus abd are taking all the aids medications, it will be the end of thatsoti hope it doesnt go in the other direction where they think there is a cure and they get it and then become another patient.standup dan kerman /sf 133again this london man stopped taking hiv drugs 18 months ago, he remains virus free. in sf dan kerman kron 4 news.
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(grant) an error with packaging is prompting a nationwide recall of birth control pills. the f-d-a announcing that apotex corporation is recalling four lots of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol . the affected tablets were distributed nationwide to wholesalers and distributors. according to apotex-- packaging like these may contain defective blisters... missing tablets... or tablets that are arranged incorrectly. that can diminish the effectiveness of the product and lead to pregnancy. the company says it has not received any reports of this happening. (vicki) up next... kylie jenner is being named the youngest "self made" billionaire in the world.... why dictionary-dot-com has a problem with it...
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woman 1: i had no symptoms of hepatitis c. man 1: mine... ...caused liver damage. vo: epclusa treats all main types of chronic hep c. vo: whatever your type, ask your doctor if epclusa is your kind of cure. woman 2: i had the common type. man 2: mine was rare. vo: epclusa has a 98% overall cure rate. man 3: i just found out about my hepatitis c. woman 3: i knew for years. vo: epclusa is only one pill, once a day, taken with or without food for 12 weeks. vo: before starting epclusa, your doctor will test if you have had hepatitis b, which may flare up, and could cause serious liver problems during and after treatment. vo: tell your doctor if you have had hepatitis b, other liver or kidney problems, hiv, or other medical conditions... vo: ...and all medicines you take, including herbal supplements.
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vo: taking amiodarone with epclusa may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. vo: common side effects include headache and tiredness. vo: ask your doctor today, if epclusa is your kind of cure. the youngest "self made"
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billionaire in the world.... that's according to forbes... (grant) forbes released its annual list today. the 21-year-old is part of the wealthy kardashian-jenner family empire. she has her own make-up brand 'kylie cosmetics' and an estimated fortune of one-billion dollars. forbes said she's considered "self made" because she didn't inherit because she didn't inherit the business or
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money. however - many argue about using the title, because they say she got aid from her kardashian family... dictionary dot com tweeted out some shade against kylie saying, "haven't we gone over this? self-aid is having succeeded in life unaided." the top life unaided." succeeded in life unaided." the top three richest people in the world are jeff bezos, bill gates and warren buffet. (vicki) facebook c-e-o mark zuckerberg is still very, very rich - but forbes says his net worth fell by nine-billion dollars last year. zuckerberg's net worth is estimated to be 62-point-three billion - down from 71-billion. the drop is no surprise given facebook's rough year. in 2018, the company had data breaches and multiple government investigations. facebook's stock - which forbes says zuckerberg owns nearly 17-percent of - also lost more than a fifth of its
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value. (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore is here with kron 4 news at ten....pam? (pam) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten... spring is right around the corner, but the rain is not done just yet slick roads tonight across the bay area, and expect more of the same for the morning commute. now we have learned the weather will hamper work to replace the sliding plate joints on the richmond- san rafael bridge. we are live in the east bay with that story. plus... frustration boiling over at a sacramento city council meeting after the state attorney general refuses to charge the officers who shot and killed unarmed stephon clark last year.(pam) and we just got word of a confirmed measles case in san francisco... we'll tell you where the person became infected. don't go away... hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break.
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look at stormtracker four radar right now .... and you can see where the rain is falling.(pam)2 shot thanks for joining us, im pam moore. (grant) and im grant lodes in for ken wayne. we are expecting the rain to intensify overnight after seeing showers on and off today. (grant) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now... lawrence how bad is this storm going to get? lawrence karnow: more rain will move in tonight and will be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend. (grant)


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