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(vicki) it's a state of emergency in florida.. hurricane dorian, now a dangerous category four storm packing winds up to 130-miles per hour..(vicki) good evening -- i'm vicki liviakis. (justine) and i'm justine waldman... in for grant lodes. right now, people there are preparing for what could be the strongest hurricane to hit the state's east coast in three decades.. nadia romero has the latest from west palm beach, florida.
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(vicki) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the latest on hurricane dorain as well as our four zone holiday forecast.
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state appeals court has thrown out the sole conviction against the man who shot and killed kate stienle on san francisco's pier 14. jose garcia-zarate was acquitted of murder in the 20-15 killing of steinle. he has been in custody facing gun charges-- but the court overturned a conviction today because the
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judge failed to instruct the jury on one of his defenses. garcia-zarate was in the country illegally-- and had been deported five times before killing steinle. he said he picked up the gun that was ped in a t- shirt-- and fired it by accident. garcia-zarate is still in custody and still facing ááfederal gun charges. (vicki) sirhan sirhan, the man who assassinated senator robert f. kennedy, was stabbed in a california state prison today. the attack is so severe he has been removed from the prison for treatment. the attack reportedly happened in one of the prison correctional officers when responded, they found sirhan with stab wounds.he is currently hospitalized in stable condition. the suspect in the assault has been placed in isolation. (justine) now to breaking news we are following tonight -- police in mobile, alabama say at least 10 people have been shot at a high school football game. reports say two people are in custody.
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witnesses say there was a fight in thestands several minutes before the end of the game. we will continue to follow this story as more information becomes availble. (justine)in the south bay... police say they've arrested 10 people in connection to dozens of burglaries.(vicki)several law enforcement agencies joined the 8 month long investigation.kron 's gayle ong has details from san jose.
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(justine) police on the peninsula are looking for a group of robbers who stole
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thousands of dollars in electronics from an apple store. video of the brazen thursday night theft has been making the rounds on social media. burlingame police say the thieves made off with more than $50- thousand dollars worth of merchandise. kron4's dan thorn is live in burlingame tonight.. he joins us with more on the video and reaction... these thefts
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sheriff's office is asking for help finding this man who they say robbed a bank in milbrae. the man wore a long wig...a medical mask...sunglasses and dark colored clothes. investigators say -- he walked into the california bank and trust on broadway around 2:20 monday afternoon....handed a teller a note demanding money...and got away in a blue four-door sedan with a stolen license plate. if you have any information call the san mateo county sheriff's office. (2-shot/vicki) today palo alto's gunn high school turned a threat against the school ... into a teaching moment..(2- shot/justine) kron four's rob fladeboe talked to students and police about that threat... which was allegedly made by a 14- year-old gunn high school student. (students wait for bus)
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(justine) a driver is recovering from some serious injuries after crashing into a dump truck on lakeville highway in petaluma. this is a photo of what is left of the white chevrolet that struck the dump truck. police say the driver crossed through the middle of the highway, hit the dump truck and spun out of control. they say that's when another flat-bed truck driving by hit the chevy right after. the driver suffered major injuries... and the truck drivers were not hurt. police ruled out drugs and alcohol in this incident. (vicki) targeting cars, homes and businesses... el cerrito police say someone is firing a bb gun in neighborhoods with complete disregard for the community's safety. kron four's philippe djegal shows us the damage... and, a look at the vehicle possibly used to
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commit the crimes. (philippe)
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(justine) today, the state legislature made moves to start development of a new oakland a's ballpark at the howard terminal near jack london square.(vicki) the a's have stated an intent to build on the land, which is part of the port of oakland adjacent to jack london square. city officials say senate bill 2-93 passed the state assembly 48-7 today. that bill would pave the way for the city of oakland to form an infrastructure financing district, which would make a financing plan to spend unspecified tax dollars on infrastructure projects related to the ballpark. (justine) governor gavin newsom's office says he's reached a deal with apartment owners and developers on legislation that would cap how much they can raise rents each year. the deal would cap
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annual rent increase at 5 percent plus inflation, with a 10-percent maximum. it makes changes to a bill already in place that has a 7-percent plus inflation increase. newsom office annouced it would not apply to apartments built within the last 15 years, and the caps would sunset in 20-30. newsom's office says the california apartment association and the california building industry association will not oppose the bill. (justine) state lawmakers decided the fate of hundreds of bills within a matter of hours today. kron 4's capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains what is happening with two of the most controversial proposed laws this year. a loud start
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(vicki) valerie harper's daughter says the beloved actress died this morning. harper -- who turned 80 last week -- is best known for her role as 'rhoda' ... (justine) and the character she first brought to life on the beloved
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70s sitcom, "the mary tyler moore show." here's cnn's stephanie elam:
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(vicki) tonight autopsy results have revealed that los angeles angels pitcher tyler skaggs died by choking on vomit after using drugs and alcohol. (justine) officials said the drugs found in skaggs' system included the opioids fentanyl, oxycodone and oxymorphone. his death has been ruled an accident. the 27-year old baseball player was found dead at a hilton hotel in southlake, texas, on july first. the autopsy was performed the following day. (vicki) olympic gold medal gymnast
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simone biles' brother is now facing murder charges. police in ohio say tevin biles-thomas pulled the trigger in a shooting that killed three people in cleveland on new year's eve. it happened during a party in a home after a group of people who were not invited reportedly showed up. gunfire erupted after they refused to leave. according to the "washington post," police arrested the 24-year-old at fort stewart, georgia -- where he is on active duty with the army. the "post" also reports biles-thomas and simone did not grow up in the same household. (justine) and -- a coast guardsman.. based out of the bay area ... killed while on patrol in alaska.now a fellow shipmate is charged with his murderhow the coast guard is responding.. (vicki) plus -- the way the east bay is preparing fro the next big earthquake. (justine) and -- it could cost you less to travel this labor day holiday weekend. how much you can expect to pay at the pump.
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road for one last summer trip this holiday weekend... here's some good news for your pockets! (justine) that's right... accordg to triple-a national gas prices are on track to be the lowest labor day weekend prices in the past three years. a spokesperson for triple-a says thursday's average of two-dollars-and-59-cents is nearly a quarter cheaper than last year's prices. it's also less money that people spent for gas at the memorial day holiday at the beginning of the summer.
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(vicki) chocaolate can put a smile on many peoples faces but it apparently can't end racism.cadbury recently unveiled its "unity bar" on social media.the multi-colored slab of chocolate combines four different chocolates... dark, blended, milk, and white. the candy-maker said the new product honors india's independence daycalling it a celebration of-- quote-- "a country that stands united in its diversity."today several people including celebrities took to social media to criticize the new product.they feel the brand is trivializing racial divisions. (justine) another bart shutdown could affect your travel weekend. when and where you can expect delays.
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(vicki) an alameda based coast guardsman charged with murder -- following a seven month long investigation. (justine) officials say the 19 year old was arrested on base on wednesday and is accused of killing another seaman back in january when the two were assigned to a cutter in alaska. kron4's michelle kingston has more
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details for us tonight from alameda. (mk)
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(vicki)in the east bay, the municipal utility district has been working to make sure its water pipes survive a big quake. for the past few months east bay mud has been replacing old pipes... with new earthquake resistant pipes in berkeley. crews are replacing about 28-hundred feet of old iron pipe, some of which may have been in the ground for a century, and replacing it with new quake resistant pipe that should be able to flex and bend during a quake. the utility district's senior civil engineer says... all the shifting from the quakes.. are the causes of the main breaks. (vicki) this is just one of many
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projects east bay mud has in the works. they have about 42-hundred miles of pipe in their service area that they are working to replace. right now they are averaging about 10 miles per year... but are working to replacing 17 to 20 miles per year. (justine) in less than two hours -- two eastbound lanes on highway 24 will close and stay closed through tuesday. the closures are part of bart's track repair project that's expected to cause major delays this labor day weekend. kron 4's dan kerman explains. if you're hitting the
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(justine) in national news tonight -- alabama republican governor kay ivey has apologized for participating in a skit that involved blackface when she was a college student in the 1960s. (vicki) she claims that she does not remember the skit she allegedly appeared in at a baptist student union party at auburn university, she does offer her apologies for her involvement. president trump supported her today telling reporters that she's "a very high quality woman. (vicki) the chairman of the
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alabama republican party, terry lathan, said in a statement that "we stand with governor ivey uniting our state for a greater future." (lawrence bay area weather) (vicki) and with the long weekend ahead of us -- police say they'll be out in full force to keep roads safe.... how they're cracking down on sideshows, when we come back. back.when we come area weather) (vicki) and with the long weekend ahead of us -- police say they'll be out in full force to keep roads safe.... how they're cracking down on sideshows, when we come back. (justine) and ahead in sports... a big night for a's baseball... as oakland pounces on a yankees team that is among the best in the league. highlights coming up
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number of one of the top teams in all of baseball. --the a's making the trip to yankee stadium.. you get a look at monument park. --we pick it up in the top of the 6th....a's down a run... 2 on for seth brown...as he lines one into right center for a base hit.... game tied at 2... . brown went 3-for-3 with 3 r-b-i's....the first a's player with 10-hits in his first 5-games since spook jacobs in '54. --moments later....jurickson profar....drives one to right field..... wo runs will come into score...a 3-ribbie night for profar.... a's go out in front....4-2.... --next inning....same score....mark canha....belts one to center....brett gardner going back....off the center field wall....matt chapman goes home...canha hustling to third....the rbi triple just about does it. --a's win 8-2 for their 4th straight win against new york... back at it again tomorrow. it's that time of year
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where nfl rosters are trmed to 53-players. in a surprise move, the raiders parted ways with linebacker brandon marshall. the former broncos defensive star signed a one-year deal with the raiders back in march after six seasons in denver. --it was thought the 30- year-old would be a key contributor to a unit that struggled mightily last year getting to the quarterback and forcing turnovers... however, he didn't make enough of an impact through camp. --on another note, the raiders made a significant investment on their offensive line... signing center rodney hudson to a three-year, 33-million dollar contract extension...24-million of which is guaranteed. --the deal makes him the highest paid center in the league... and he's worth it, as he's allowed only one sack since 2016. --also want to mention-- reports have surfaced the raiders will keep both nathan peterman and mike glennon on the roster. as for the 49ers, no major transactions as of now. coming up on kron4 sports at 10, giants trying to end a three-game losing streak...and hosting the padres. we'll have the highlights. more news after the break.
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weekend.. oakland police are cracking down on illegal sideshows throughout the city. police will also have helicopters and extra law enforcement to assist with issuing citations, making arrests, and towing vehicles. (justine) officals want to issue a waing that violent, disruptive, illegal behavior will not be tolerated in the city of oakland. (vicki) they say they will be working to identify those responsible for committing crimes and participating in illegal sideshow activity. (vicki)the city of ) the city of oakland says that illegal sideshow activity is not unique to oakland but is rather a regional issue that affects neighborhoods, businesses and the quality of life. historically, illegal sideshow activity has led to serious injury or death of
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spectators and or participants. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow...
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(justine) a health alert is in effect in sonoma county because of lung injuries related to vaping. more than 30 lung illnesses have been tied to vaping across the state... and they were so intense patients had to be hospitalized. the health alert in sonoma county follows a statewide alert issued by the department of public health. a mor concern is the increase in e-cigarettes use from teenagers....in sonoma county last year one in four 11th graders reported vaping on a regular basis. (justine) now... one 17-year-old has a message for
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his peers: vaping could not only put you in the hospital... it could kill you. (vicki) his case of severe lung disease is one of almost two hundred reported since june... which doctors believe may be linked to e-cigarettes. c-n-n's doctor sanjay gupta has the story.
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(vicki) that was dr. sanjay gupta reporting. health officials still don't have a good understanding of the long-term health effects of vaping. while some worry the dangers could be severe... others believe it is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes. (vicki) up next -- what taylor swift's old landlord is admitting about his experience renting out his townhouse to swift years ago...
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walk of fame. dunst began her career as a child actress more than 25 years ago. (justine) she was just 12 when she was nominated for a golden globe for her supporting role in "interview with the vampire." since then, dunst has starred in dozens of films -- including "jumanji," "drop dead gorgeous," "bring it on," "spiderman" and "the virgin suicides." she is currently starring in a dark comedy series called "on becoming a god in central florida." (vicki) taylor swift's old landlord is admitting he had no idea who she was. former so house executive david aldea recently spoke with vulture about hi experience renting out his townhouse to swift in 20-16. he said he knew of her music.. and even had some of her songs on his workout play list. still aldea says it didn't click -- that is until her management team confirmed the singer really did want to rent his property. the 55 hundred square foot home featured four bedrooms, a swimming pool in the living room, and a marble staircase. (justine) that wraps up
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kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at ten.... (pam) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten ...the entire state of florida is under a state of emergency as hurricane dorian intensifies. the storm is now a category four, and that has people boarding up their homes, and stocking up on supplies. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the storm's path. find out when it is expected to make landfall. also -- an apple store on the peninsula has been hit by thieves for at least the third time this year. the crime..caught on camera showing a group of men taking off with 50-thousand dollars worth of equipment. now police are on the hunt for the suspects.a live report..coming up.(pam) and we are tracking breaking news. at least ten people shot at a football game in mobile, alabama. the latest on the investigation.. is coming up.(catherine) don't go away...hour ree of kron 4 news in primetime starts right
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