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( marty ) here is a live look at the embarcadero. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by
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late friday. ( marty @ landing) our top story this morning... a tense scene in san francisco's western francisco's ( marty @ landing) our top story this morning... a tense scene in san francisco's western addition. as police respond to four people being shot last night. kron 4's camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila ) the shots rang out just before 7:30 on
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filmore street near golden gate avenue. four victims transported with with non-life threatening injuries. two possible suspects detained.
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( marty ) we sent a breaking news push alert about this shooting when it happened at 8:15. download the kron 4 mobile app and be the first to know about breaking news when it happens. ( marty @ landing) also happening now... police searching for a suspicious man who tried to talk to young teenagers in millbrae. kron4's dan kerman reports police have released a new description of the man they find. walking alone to or from school has just become a bit more concerning in millbrae. san mateo sheriff's deputies are now searching for this man. they say on wednesday he harassed two teen girls as they walked to and from school soti'm shocked, i'm shocked i just hope they catch himthe first incident occurred wednesday at 9am near the intersection of palm avenue
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and taylor boulevard. that's just three blocks from taylor middle school. a 14 year old girl says a man in a golden brown minivan pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she ignored him and walked away sotit increases the need to have a talk with your kids but at the same time, social media has forced those conversations already most parents picking up their kids at taylor middle school already have had the stranger danger talk, but had another one after hearing about this incident.sotwe had rules in the house about talking to strangers this reinforces our safety rulesthe second incident occurred at 230 wednesday afternoon on hillcrest boulevard east of el camino real. a 13 year old girl says a man driving a silver mini cooper with black and white checkers on the side pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she too walked away. authorities believe the same man is responsible and hope this sketch will help locate him he's descried as a
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latino male, in his late 20's to mid 30's , 5 feet 8 inches tall with a stocky build, black hair, brown eyes and a goatee.standup dan kerman/millbrae 140-150the san mateo county sheriff's office says if you can identify the person in the sketch they want to hear from you.. they also advise parents that now is as good a time as any to have a conversation with your kids about what to do if approached by a stranger. in millbrae, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (marty) happening today. expect some delays if you're headed across the bay bridge. traffic will be stopped intermittently from about 7-am to 9am in both directions... that's so crews can begin work on imploding three of the old eastern span's concrete piers. this is video of a previous implosion.after the three are demolished this weekend..there will only be two left. the demolition for those piers is set to take place november ( marty ) a tense weekend in washington as the first
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charges are filed in the investigation into russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. the investigation is being headed up by special counsel robert mueller. c-n-n reports a federal grand jury approved the charges. anyone facing charges could be taken into custody as soon as monday.the paperwork is sealed under orders from a federal judge. the special counsel's investigation has focused on issues including the potential collusion between the trump campaign and russia. it also focused on whether president trump might have tried to impede the investigation. ( marty ) coming up... firefighters putting out hot spots from a fire in the east san jose foothills. the investigation on what may have sparked the blaze. and... a santa rosa man is being called a hero this morning. how he saved dozens of his neighbors. after the break.. think twice before you reach for another cup..too much coffee is bad for your health. the reason why.
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for your health:here is a look at some of the new medical findings released this week: ( marty ) you might want to think twice before pouring yourself a morning cup of coffee. doctors say drinking too much coffee can have negative side effects on your health. doctors say you should only drink about 4... 8-ounce cups of coffee each day. if you drink more than that... researchers suggest trying black or green tea which can help cut back on your caffeine intake. and if you need a pick-me-up in the afternoon they suggest taking a short ( marty ) a warning for parents. a new report shows baby food could be contaminated with toxic chemicals. out of more than 500 popular baby food products tested - 65 percent contained arsenic. the study by the clean label project also found 80 percent of baby formulas contained arsenic. experts warn that arsenic can affect a child's motor skills, cognition and heart as they're growing. more than a third of the popular baby foods also tested positive for lead.
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health experts say the best thing a parent can do is look closely at the food labels. to see the entire baby-food warning - go to our website at kron 4 dot com.é ( dave )morning fog...clearing with a mild weekend ahead ! ( marty ) ( marty ) for the weekend: the "halloween comicfest" at "mission: comics and art." free halloween-themed comics, and "the greatest halloween costume contest ever." it starts at 9 this morning and is free to attend.
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here's a live look at the embarcadero this morning.
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toss to weather. (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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( marty ) ( marty ) another big
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story we are following this morning... firefighters still putting out hot spots from a fire in the east san jose foothills. the thick black smoke could be seen for miles. we know a trailer home has burned along with several cars. and now we have some new photos showing just how close the fire came to a nearby neighborhood. you can see flames burning right behind the homes. no one was seriously hurt. the fire burned in a rural area near pleasant acres drive and klein road. kron4's ella sogominan reports authorities are learning more about the person who owns the lot where the fire started.
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propane tanks and several cars exploded in the back of this east san jose home after a four alarm fire broke out at around 4 friday night. smoke could be smelled and seen for miles away.and next door - there were already signs of the damage from the smoke on window covers.sot: "you can even smell it in the bedroom it's just horrible."neighbors say this man david lu has owned the property for more than 20 years on the corner of klein and pleasant acres drive. and that they've called the city several times to check up on his ever growing collection of cars a trailer and other property on his lot.fire fighters say the crowded yard posed a challenge. sot: brad cloutier, san jose fire captain// "although it was a hot day with temperatures reaching 85 degrees the wind was fortunately light or else fire crews say this could have been a whole different story with a less fortunate ending.the fire was contained to the two acre property.an infrared helicopter scanned the area for any hotspots. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay...
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we are hearing from a santa rosa man who helped save dozens of neighbors during the north bay firestorm. we were contacted by the man's father who wanted to share his son's story. kron4's charles clifford talked to the man being called a hero . early on the morning of october 9th, casey smith. . who lives in the fountain grove neighborhood of santa rosa. . got a call from his mother.sotbasically saying that a fire was coming from calistoga up and over the hill. his parents were out of town, but casey's 84 year old grandmother was staying in their house and the tubbs fire was closing in. casey drove over and woke her up.sottold me grandma, you have to get
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up. there's a fire coming. after taking his grandmother to safey, casey returned home. by then the flames were burning on a nearby ridge and moving towards his street. he also noticed that many of his neighbors were still at home, probably asleep. he started running house to house, yelling and knocking on doors. sotit took me a few mintues because a lot of them are older and it takes a few minutes to get to the door. i was banging on doors until they got there.casey kept at it until the smoke and flames were too much to handle. he says the fire was terrifying. sotthere were definetly points where it was howling, sounding like a jet engine.when casey returned a few days later, he found that about half of the homes on his street had burned down. natsi knocked on every one of these homes.his own house was damaged but still standing. as far as he knows, no one on this street died in the fire. neighbors we spoke to believe casey saved their lives, but he says he was just doing what needed to be done. sotyou just look and realize
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that no one is a wake so. . you just hope that someone would get you up.since those early days of the fire, casey says he has gotten to know neighbors he might have never met otherwise. a silver lining to an otherwise terrible tragedy.sota lot of people are saying it's a shame for us to meet this way, but at least we are all still alive. ( marty ) coming up... draymond green ejected from the dubs game. the altercation that led to him being taken out of the game.
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warriors hosting the wizards tonight at oracle arena. it's former warriors player
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and head coach al attles night. stever kerr sporting a throw back suit from the 1970's.19 seconds remaining in the half. bradley beal connects and hits draymond green in face. draymond was not having it. both players end up on the floor. and both men were ejected. 3rd quarter -- otto porter junior three -- washington lead by 18 (porter: 29 points team high) warriors woke up late in the quarter -- steph curry triple... cut wizards lead by ten (curry: 20 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds) durant got hot in the second half -- lead the golden state with 31 points and we had a ball game late in the
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fourth kevon looney... yes... kevon looney... with a big slam... golden state on a nine-to-oh run... lead by seven (looney: 9 points off bench) one second left... wizards trying to force overtime... the corner three no good warriors hold on 120-117 dodgers and astros split the first 2 games of the world series.tonight was game...another nail biter, but this time they were swinging for the fences in houston. houston texans 3-time defensive player of the year jj wattthrew out the first pitch. he's recovering from leg injurythat ended his season. yuli gurriel puts the astros on the board.what's his secret to hitting it so far? it has to be the hair.astros continued to build on that lead, scoring four runsin the second inning. brian mccann with a single to shallow right. evan gattis scores.
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sixth inning justin turner scores on a brad peacock wild pitch. that's as close as the dodgers would get. astros win 5-3. they take a 2-to-1 lead in the series. game 4 live look outside... golden gate bridge..
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( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions.
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temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday. (marty) crews have (marty) (marty) crews have reached
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full containment of the "bear fire" in the santa cruz mountains....and investigators believe this is the man who started the fire. police arrested marlon coy for looting last week. police say he intentionally started the fire after getting into an arguement with a neighbor on october 16th. deputies say at least three people saw coy start the fire near a home on bear canyon road. it took firefighters ten days to contain the fire that burned four-hundred acres. nine firefighters were injured battling the blaze. (marty) this morning the oakland unified school district says it has fixed the problem of elevateds levels of lead in the water. this after tests revealed six schools in the district had that problem. you can see the schools on this map they are: brookfield, burckhalter, fruitvale, glenview at san fe, joaquin miller and thornhill. 48 different locations have been tested so far... earlier this week we learned three schools in san francisco had eleveated levels of lead
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in the water. (marty) a piedmont high school teacher has resigned following allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. an investigation concluded the teacher did not commit a crime.. but parents were still concerned. kron4's haaziq madyun has some new details about the conduct that led to the teacher's departure. repeatedly asking students to meet privately, touching, grabing student by the shoulders, head and backs, consuming alcohol in the presence of students...these are some of the investigative findings that led to piedmont high school ap history teacher mark cowherd resigning from his job on fridaypiedmont city councilmember and parent of a piedmont high school student, tim roodrood says he troubled to learn that cowherd was recently reinstated following an investigation confirming the inappropiate behavior
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puzzled...with a daughter in the class i felt i should have been notified directly">he says special training should be put in place to establish boundries between teahcers and their students nat/sot haaziqis that something the city council can get involved with to make sure that happens?piedmont police investigators say there will be no further police action beyond the investigation because they found no criminal conduct took place...in piedmont haaziq madyun kron4news (marty) two teenagers in san
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leandro are accused of impersonating police officers during a traffic stop. one of the suspects is just 15 years old. kron4's philippe djegal talked to police about the incident. (philippe) about 20- minutes after midnight... the san leandro police department says a man was pulled over near the intersection of bancroft and 136th avenues... by a silver crown victoria... a model similar to what police officers drive.lt. ron clar/slpd- "and, used some, um, used some sort of a lighting system to give the driver the impression that he was being pulled over by the police." lieutenant ron clark says it didn't take the victim long to realize that the four people inside the crown victoria, were not cops.. lt. ron clar/slpd- "as he looks in he looks in his mirror, he sees a person get out of the vehicle wearing a hoodie. hoodie gets put up over his head, zips it up. he realizes, this ain't the police and he takes off." lieutenant clark says the suspects sped off too. the victim chose to follow them, but lost them on the freeway. he called 9-11 and reported
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what happened. less than an hour later, the alameda county sheriff's office spotted the suspects on interstate 580 and stopped them.lt. ron clar/slpd- "the , uh, driver of the vehicle was 15 years old. he was arrested for the impersonation of a police officer, stopping a vehicle. there was a 19-year-old adult in the car. he was arrested for contributing to the delinquency. and, the other two occupants were juveniles and they were released to their parent." police believe this was an isolated incident. and, that this case does not appear to be related to any others. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. (marty) we are learning new information about the two lockdowns at milpitas high school. two 14-year-old students were booked into juvenile hall .... after a gun was found on campus. school security found a student with an unloaded handgun in the restroom at around noon thursday. he also had a loaded magazine near his backpack. schools in the area were told to shelter in place. about two- hours later... students believed
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another student had a weapon on campus. the school was locked down again... while security searched for the student. he was later found off-campus ... and did not have a gun. police later learned that one of the students asked the other to hold the gun for him. coming up... bart to start checking for people for proof of payment. how they plan to enforce it. live look outside... san mateo bridge. ( marty ) for the weekend: it's not exciting, but really useful. head to the library for san francisco's annual financial planning days. meet one-on-one with dozens of certified financial planners. that's from 9 am to 3 pm at the main public library in san francisco. it's free but an r-s-v-p is required.
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graffitied several offensive images at the embarcadero station in san francisco. including several swastikas and racial slurs. the vandalism has since been removed. police believe this man is connected to other vandalism incidents in san leandro, glenn park and macarthur stations. (marty) we are now hearing from bart riders.. after the transit agency announced they will soon start checking for people for proof of payment. the attempt to catch fare evaders will begin next year. if someone is stopped without a ticket, they will get a citation. adults will be charged 75- dollars...and 55-dollars for children... with the option of community service. bart officials say they are losing about 15 to 25-million dollars a year
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bcause of fare evaders. there will be a one month grace period once these rules go into effect, with citations to begin in february. coming up... some california republicans will lose their seats. the reason governor jerry brown says that could happen. live look outside... san francisco international airport. for the weekend: spook-tacular storytime. it's happening from 10:30- 11:30 this morning at the grand avenue library in south san francisco. come dressed up for family storytime followed by a scavenger hunt. and it's free! ( marty ) here's a live
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look at bay bridge from the caltrans camera --- implosions happening today
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dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave) a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a
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significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday. (marty)
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(marty) many students in santa rosa returned to school this week for the first time since the north bay firestorm broke out nearly three weeks ago. 13 schools reopened friday, and another 11 are scheduled to reopen monday. counselors are available for students who are dealing with stress and trauma after the fires. school breakfasts and lunches have been served to any student who needs a (marty) it is about to get even more expensive to fill up your car... the state's gas taxes are set to increase on wednesday. the new law adds 12 cents to the gas tax...from 18 cents to 30 cents per gallon. the tax
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is expected to generate more than $5 billion a year for road and highway maintenance and mass transit. part of the law will also make it more expensive to register your car. that price hike goes into effect in january. (marty) some california republican representatives will lose their seats.... that's according to governor jerry brown... he says they will get booted...if they back a tax plan that eliminates a state and local tax deduction used by many californians. the governor called california g-o-p members in congress a herd of sheep following behind president donald trump's policies. thursday the house passed a four- trillion-dollar budget that could mean a one point-five trillion dollar tax cut. all 14 california republicans supported it. (marty) we have another reason to be cautious when dealing with strangers online. a scam targeting members of online dating sites is becoming more common. shannon behnken has details. we all crave a áconnectioná rusty turned to the dating
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website plenty of fish. encouraged by friends, he dipped his toe into the pond ... and met a 27-year-old woman ... they texted .. it was exciting. he played along, sending pictures he now regrets ... and then..
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another call: the girl's father wanted to talk. this scheme is big business.
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find a new target. another person is doing these follow-up calls to try to scare them." >take it from rusty: even though the threats aren't real, the áfeará is.
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( marty ) here's a live look at bay bridge from the caltrans camera --- implosions
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happening today (marty) as halloween draws near, there is a newly released horror film hitting the big screen. david daniel looks at how this weekend's new movies are expected to do at the box office. "the truth will set you free." (nat)the "saw" franchise returns to claim more victims -- and box office bucks -- with "jigsaw." analysts expect the killer thriller to leave no survivors, as it slashes its way to 20-million-dollars or more in its opening weekend. "son, there's something i have to tell you: those men killed mom."the dark comedy "suburbicon" satirizes the pursuit of the american dream, but its debut is looking more like a nightmare. critics are largely unimpressed, and the film is tracking to debut with
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just five-to-eight million dollars, despite the draw of star matt damon and director george clooney."i wanted chocolate chip smiley-face pancake for ya."rounding out the new wide releases: "thank you for your service," about iraqi war vets coping with p-t- s-d as they return to civilian life. miles teller stars in the drama, which is looking at an opening weekend of three-to-four million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (marty) if you're looking to have a spooktacular time this weekend... how about checking out a haunted house! this haunted house in alameda is run completely by teenagers.. 80 of them from 6th thru 12th grade. the kids create all the scenes... and are also the performers. this is the 14th year the event.. and it just opened friday. it runs from 3-to-8pm today and 3-to-7 on sunday at the alameda south shore center. (marty) the wait for apple's new i-phone will be a long one. apple's online store started taking online
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pre-orders just after 12 a-m friday for the iphone 10. no surprise... the initial batch of pre-orders sold out quickly. the phone is set to be released november third. at this point if you order an iphone 10 -- you are looking at a wait of about five to six weeks.. (camilla) shooting investigation.
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( marty ) here is a live look at the embarcadero. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue
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through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday. ( marty @ landing) our top story
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this morning... a tense scene in san francisco's western addition. as police respond to four people being shot last night. kron 4's camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila ) the shots rang out just before 7:30 on filmore street near golden gate avenue. four victims
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transported with with non-life threatening injuries. two possible suspects detained. ( marty ) thanks camila. ( marty ) we sent a breaking news
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push alert about this shooting when it happened at 8:15. download the kron 4 mobile app and be the first to know about breaking news when it happens. ( marty @ landing) also happening now... police searching for a suspicious man who tried to talk to young teenagers in millbrae. kron4's dan kerman reports police have released a new description of the man they are trying to walking alone to or from school has just become a bit more concerning in millbrae. san mateo sheriff's deputies are now searching for this man. they say on wednesday he harassed two teen girls as they walked to and from school soti'm shocked, i'm shocked i just hope they catch himthe first incident occurred wednesday at 9am near the intersection of palm avenue and taylor boulevard. that's just three blocks from taylor middle school. a 14 year old girl says a man in a golden brown minivan pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she ignored him and walked away
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sotit increases the need to have a talk with your kids but at the same time, social media has forced those conversations already most parents picking up their kids at taylor middle school already have had the stranger danger talk, but had another one after hearing about this incident.sotwe had rules in the house about talking to strangers this reinforces our safety rulesthe second incident occurred at 230 wednesday afternoon on hillcrest boulevard east of el camino real. a 13 year old girl says a man driving a silver mini cooper with black and white checkers on the side pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she too walked away. authorities believe the same man is responsible and hope this sketch will help locate him he's descried as a latino male, in his late 20's to mid 30's , 5 feet 8 inches tall with a stocky build, black hair, brown eyes and a goatee.standup dan kerman/millbrae 140-150the san mateo county
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sheriff's office says if you can identify the person in the sketch they want to hear from you.. they also advise parents that now is as good a time as any to have a conversation with your kids about what to do if approached by a stranger. in millbrae, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (marty) happening today.expect some delays if you're headed across the bay bridge. traffic will be stopped intermittently from about 7-am to 9am in both directions... that's so crews can begin work on imploding three of the old eastern span's concrete piers. this is video of a previous implosion.after the three are demolished this weekend..there will only be two left. the demolition for those piers is set to take place november 11th. ( marty ) a tense weekend in washington as the first charges are filed in the investigation into russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. the investigation is being headed up by special counsel
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robert mueller. c-n-n reports a federal grand jury approved the charges. anyone facing charges could be taken into custody as soon as monday.the paperwork is sealed under orders from a federal judge. the special counsel's investigation has focused on issues including the potential collusion between the trump campaign and russia. it also focused on whether president trump might have tried to impede the investigation. ( marty ) coming up... firefighters putting out hot spots from a fire in the east san jose foothills. the investigation on what may have sparked the blaze. and... a santa rosa man is being called a hero this morning. how he saved dozens of his neighbors. after the break.. think twice before you reach for another cup..too much coffee is bad for your health. the reason why.
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for your health:here is a look at some of the new medical findings released this week: ( marty ) you might want
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to think twice before pouring yourself a morning cup of coffee. doctors say drinking too much coffee can have negative side effects on your health. doctors say you should only drink about 4... 8-ounce cups of coffee each day. if you drink more than that... researchers suggest trying black or green tea which can help cut back on your caffeine intake. and if you need a pick-me-up in the afternoon they suggest taking a short walk. ( marty ) a warning for parents. a new report shows baby food could be contaminated with toxic chemicals. out of more than 500 popular baby food products tested - 65 percent contained arsenic. the study by the clean label project also found 80 percent of baby formulas contained arsenic. experts warn that arsenic can affect a child's motor skills, cognition and heart as they're growing. more than a third of the popular baby foods also tested positive for lead. health experts say the best thing a parent can do is look closely at the food labels.
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to see the entire baby-food warning - go to our website at kron 4 dot com.é ( dave )morning fog...clearing with a mild weekend ahead ! ( marty ) for the weekend: the "halloween comicfest" at "mission: comics and art." free halloween-themed comics, and "the greatest halloween costume contest ever." it starts at 9 this morning and is free to attend. is free to attend. is free to attend. welcome to maxx you. you are whimsical, vibrant, statement making. you stand out in a crowd. and are pulled together. you follow your own lead and show your strength. always comfortable in your own skin.
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trusted battery for your son's favorite toy?t maybe not. maybe, you could trust he wouldn't leave the upstairs water running. (woman screams) or, you could just trust duracell. ♪ (all with worry-free ownership. colors in your neighborhood... head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... shift your thinking about buying your next one. look at the embarcadero this morning. toss to weather.
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(dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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( marty ) another big story we are following this morning... firefighters still putting out hot spots from a fire in the east san jose foothills. the thick black smoke could be seen for miles. we know a trailer home has burned along with several cars. and now we have some new photos showing just how close the fire came to a nearby neighborhood. you can see flames burning right behind the homes. no one was seriously hurt. the fire burned in a rural area near pleasant acres drive and klein road. kron4's ella sogominan reports authorities are learning more about the person who owns the lot where the fire started. propane tanks and several cars exploded in the back of this
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east san jose home after a four alarm fire broke out at around 4 friday night. smoke could be smelled and seen for miles away.and next door - there were already signs of the damage from the smoke on window covers.sot: "you can even smell it in the bedroom it's just horrible."neighbors say this man david lu has owned the property for more than 20 years on the corner of klein and pleasant acres drive. and that they've called the city several times to check up on his ever growing collection of cars a trailer and other property on his lot.fire fighters say the crowded yard posed a challenge. sot: brad cloutier, san jose fire captain// "although it was a hot day with temperatures reaching 85 degrees the wind was fortunately light or else fire crews say this could have been a whole different story with a less fortunate ending.the fire
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was contained to the two acre property.an infrared helicopter scanned the area for any hotspots. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... we are hearing from a santa rosa man who helped save dozens of neighbors during the north bay firestorm. we were contacted by the man's father who wanted to share his son's story. kron4's charles clifford talked to the man being called a hero . early on the morning of early on the morning of october 9th, casey smith. . who lives in the fountain grove neighborhood of santa rosa. . got a call from his mother.sot basically saying that a fire was coming from calistoga up and over the hill.his parents were out of town, but casey's 84 year old grandmother was staying in their house and the tubbs fire was closing in. casey drove over and woke her
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up.sottold me grandma, you have to get up. there's a fire coming.after taking his grandmother to safey, casey returned home. by then the flames were burning on a nearby ridge and moving towards his street. he also noticed that many of his neighbors were still at home, probably asleep. he started running house to house, yelling and knocking on doors. sotit took me a few mintues because a lot of them are older and it takes a few minutes to get to the door. i was banging on doors until they got there.casey kept at it until the smoke and flames were too much to handle. he says the fire was terrifying. sotthere were definetly points where it was howling, sounding like a jet engine.when casey returned a few days later, he found that about half of the homes on his street had burned down. natsi knocked on every one of these homes.his own house was damaged but still standing. as far as he knows, no one on this street died in the fire. neighbors we spoke to believe casey saved their lives, but he says he was just doing what needed to be done. sotyou just look and realize that no one is a wake so. . you just hope that someone would get you up.since those early days of the fire, casey says he has gotten to know neighbors he might have never
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met otherwise. a silver lining to an otherwise terrible tragedy.sota lot of people are saying it's a shame for us to meet this way, but at least we are all still alive. ( marty ) coming up... draymond green ejected from the dubs game. the altercation that led to him being taken out of the game.
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warriors hosting the wizards tonight at oracle arena. it's former warriors player and head coach al attles night. stever kerr sporting a
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throw back suit from the 1970's.19 seconds remaining in the half. bradley beal connects and hits draymond green in face. draymond was not having it. both players end up on the floor. and both men were ejected. 3rd quarter -- otto porter junior three -- washington lead by 18 (porter: 29 points team high) warriors woke up late in the quarter -- steph curry triple... cut wizards lead by ten (curry: 20 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds) durant got hot in the second half -- lead the golden state with 31 points and we had a ball game late in the fourth kevon looney... yes... kevon looney... with a
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big slam... golden state on a nine-to-oh run... lead by seven (looney: 9 points off bench) one second left... wizards trying to force overtime... the corner three no good warriors hold on 120-117dodgers and astros split the first 2 games of the world series.tonight was game...another nail biter, but this time they were swinging for the fences in houston. houston texans 3-time defensive player of the year jj wattthrew out the first pitch. he's recovering from leg injurythat ended his season. yuli gurriel puts the astros on the board.what's his secret to hitting it so far? it has to be the hair.astros continued to build on that lead, scoring four runsin the second inning. brian mccann with a single to shallow right. evan gattis scores. sixth inning justin turner scores on a brad peacock wild pitch. that's as close as the dodgers would get. astros win 5-3. they take a 2-to-1 lead
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in the series. game 4 live look outside... golden gate bridge.. ( marty ) for the weekend: halloween fest in marin. scavenger hunt, kid's costume contest, trick or treating... food, music, and more. it's happening at the marin country mart farmers market today from 10 to 2 and it's free.
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wiback like it could used to? neutrogena hydro boost water gel. with hyaluronic acid it plumps skin cells with intense hydration and locks it in. for supple, hydrated skin. hydro boost. from neutrogena her hair's a hot mess. her eyes are like... "oh, i'm late for work. i have to go." your dunkin' doesn't make you, you, but it helps. dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries. ( marty ) here's a live look at the bay bridge. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry
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weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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(marty) crews have reached full containment of the "bear fire" in the santa cruz mountains....and investigators believe this is the man who started the fire. police arrested marlon coy for looting last week. police say he intentionally started the fire after getting into an arguement with a neighbor on october 16th. deputies say at least three people saw coy start the fire near a home on bear canyon road. it took firefighters ten days to contain the fire that burned four-hundred acres. nine firefighters were injured battling the blaze. (marty) this morning the oakland unified school district says it has fixed the problem of elevateds levels of lead in the water. this after tests revealed six schools in
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the district had that problem. you can see the schools on this map they are: brookfield, burckhalter, fruitvale, glenview at san fe, joaquin miller and thornhill. 48 different locations have been tested so far... earlier this week we learned three schools in san francisco had eleveated levels of lead in the water. (marty) a piedmont high school teacher has resigned following allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. an investigation concluded the teacher did not commit a crime.. but parents were still concerned. kron4's haaziq madyun has some new details about the conduct that led to the teacher's departure. repeatedly asking students to meet privately, touching, grabing student by the shoulders, head and backs, consuming alcohol in the presence of students...these are some of the investigative findings that led to piedmont high school ap history teacher
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mark cowherd resigning from his job on fridaypiedmont city councilmember and parent of a piedmont high school student, tim roodrood says he troubled to learn that cowherd was recently reinstated following an investigation confirming the inappropiate behaviorhe says special training should be put in place to establish boundries between teahcers and their studentsnat/sot haaziqis that something the city council can get involved with to make sure that happens?
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district is under state law and in charge of its own affairs, we can speak out but we can't take any direct action">piedmont police investigators say there will be no further police action beyond the investigation because they found no criminal conduct took place...in piedmont haaziq madyun kron4news (marty) two teenagers in san leandro are accused of impersonating police officers during a traffic stop. one of the suspects is just 15 years old. kron4's philippe djegal talked to police about the incident. (philippe) about 20- minutes after midnight... the san leandro police department says a man was pulled over near the intersection of bancroft and 136th avenues... by a silver crown victoria... a model similar to what police officers drive.lt. ron clar/slpd- "and, used some, um, used some sort of a lighting system to give the driver the impression that he was being pulled over by the police." lieutenant ron clark says it didn't take the victim long to realize that the four people inside the
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crown victoria, were not cops.. lt. ron clar/slpd- "as he looks in he looks in his mirror, he sees a person get out of the vehicle wearing a hoodie. hoodie gets put up over his head, zips it up. he realizes, this ain't the police and he takes off." lieutenant clark says the suspects sped off too. the victim chose to follow them, but lost them on the freeway. he called 9-11 and reported what happened. less than an hour later, the alameda county sheriff's office spotted the suspects on interstate 580 and stopped them.lt. ron clar/slpd- "the , uh, driver of the vehicle was 15 years old. he was arrested for the impersonation of a police officer, stopping a vehicle. there was a 19-year-old adult in the car. he was arrested for contributing to the delinquency. and, the other two occupants were juveniles and they were released to their parent." police believe this was an isolated incident. and, that this case does not appear to be related to any others. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. (marty) we are learning new information about the two lockdowns at milpitas high
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school. two 14-year-old students were booked into juvenile hall .... after a gun was found on campus. school security found a student with an unloaded handgun in the restroom at around noon thursday. he also had a loaded magazine near his backpack. schools in the area were told to shelter in place. about two- hours later... students believed another student had a weapon on campus. the school was locked down again... while security searched for the student. he was later found off-campus ... and did not have a gun. police later learned that one of the students asked the other to hold the gun for him. coming up... bart to start checking for people for proof of payment. how they plan to enforce it. live look outside... san mateo bridge. ( marty ) for the weekend: it's not exciting, but really useful. head to the library for san francisco's annual financial planning days. meet one-on-one with dozens of certified financial planners. that's from 9 am
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to 3 pm at the main public library in san francisco. it's free but an r-s-v-p is required.
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and 100 points on prescriptions. so, swing by and save today. walgreens, at the corner of happy & healthy. ( marty ) happening now... bart police are looking for this man. they say he graffitied several offensive images at the embarcadero station in san francisco. including several swastikas and racial slurs. the vandalism has since been removed. police believe this man is connected to other vandalism incidents in san leandro, glenn park and macarthur stations. (marty) we are now hearing from bart riders.. after the transit agency announced they will soon start checking for people for proof of payment. the attempt to catch fare evaders will begin next year. if someone is stopped without a ticket, they will get a citation. adults will be charged 75- dollars...and 55-dollars for children... with the option of community
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way to keep track of people who are dishonest. it's a good thing."> bart officials say they are losing about 15 to 25-million dollars a year bcause of fare evaders. there will be a one month grace period once these rules go into effect, with citations to begin in february. coming up... some california republicans will lose their seats. the reason governor jerry brown says that live look outside... san francisco international airport. for the weekend: spook-tacular storytime. it's happening from 10:30- 11:30 this morning at the grand avenue library in south san francisco. come dressed up for family storytime followed by a scavenger hunt. and it's free!
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( marty ) live look
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outside...sutro tower. dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave) a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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(marty) many students in santa rosa returned to school this week for the first time since the north bay firestorm broke out nearly three weeks ago. 13 schools reopened friday, and another 11 are scheduled to reopen monday. counselors are available for students who are dealing with stress and trauma after the fires. school breakfasts and lunches have been served to any student who needs a meal. (marty) it is about to get even more expensive to fill up your car... the state's gas taxes are set to increase on wednesday. the new law adds 12 cents to the gas tax...from 18 cents to 30 cents per gallon. the tax
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is expected to generate more than $5 billion a year for road and highway maintenance and mass transit. part of the law will also make it more expensive to register your car. that price hike goes into effect in january. (marty) some california republican representatives will lose their seats.... that's according to governor jerry brown... he says they will get booted...if they back a tax plan that eliminates a state and local tax deduction used by many californians. the governor called california g-o-p members in congress a herd of sheep following behind president donald trump's policies. thursday the house passed a four- trillion-dollar budget that could mean a one point-five trillion dollar tax cut. all 14 california republicans supported it. (marty) we have another reason to be cautious when dealing with strangers online. a scam targeting members of online dating sites is becoming more common. shannon behnken has details. we all crave a áconnectioná
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rusty turned to the dating website plenty of fish. encouraged by friends, he dipped his toe into the pond ... and met a 27-year-old woman ... they texted .. it was exciting. he played along, sending pictures he now regrets ... and then..
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it literally probably took years off my life." >then another call: the girl's father wanted to talk. i found changing your number is easy. there are many apps for that .. even to make you number show up as local police.
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have received, left on dailyscam.com."caller: "my name is jim perry. i am an investigator with the greenville county department in greenville south carolina." caller: "hello. this is srg. baker at the indianapolis police department. mr. halloween thrillers set for theaters this weekend. a preview coming up. ( marty ) here's a live yosemite. ( marty ) for the weekend: "boo, bark, brews and bites" pet pampering and canine walk. the alliterative adventure is happening today from 11 to 4 at jack london square. pets and their humans are invited to enjoy dog-friendly activities -- like paw painting and a pooch photo booth -- as well as people- friendly food and drink. it's free to attend.
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it all started when sophia stopped into marshalls and found a mug for surprisingly little green. she paired that with some succulents. and suddenly something clicked. that surprise led to a stylish wood mirror, soothing lavender oils, a party llama... or is that an alpaca? super soft towels, and an enchanting vase that magically tied it all together. she arranged it all into the greatest guest bathroom ever. did sophia expect to get so much bang for so few bucks? no. but great things happen when you choose surprise. marshalls. your surprise is waiting. (marty) as halloween draws near, there is a newly released horror film hitting the big screen. david daniel looks at how this weekend's
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new movies are expected to do at the box "the truth will set you free." (nat)the "saw" franchise returns to claim more victims -- and box office bucks -- with "jigsaw." analysts expect the killer thriller to leave no survivors, as it slashes its way to 20-million-dollars or more in its opening weekend. "son, there's something i have to tell you: those men killed mom."the dark comedy "suburbicon" satirizes the pursuit of the american dream, but its debut is looking more like a nightmare. critics are largely unimpressed, and the film is tracking to debut with just five-to-eight million dollars, despite the draw of star matt damon and director george clooney."i wanted chocolate chip smiley-face pancake for ya."rounding out the new wide releases: "thank you for your service," about iraqi war vets coping with p-t- s-d as they return to civilian life. miles teller stars in the drama, which is looking at an opening weekend of three-to-four million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (marty) if you're looking to
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have a spooktacular time this weekend... how about checking out a haunted house! this haunted house in alameda is run completely by teenagers.. 80 of them from 6th thru 12th grade. the kids create all the scenes... and are also the performers. this is the 14th year the event.. and it just opened friday. it runs from 3-to-8pm today and 3-to-7 on sunday at the alameda south shore center. (marty) the wait for apple's new i-phone will be a long one. apple's online store started taking online pre-orders just after 12 a-m friday for the iphone 10. no surprise... the initial batch of pre-orders sold out quickly. the phone is set to be released november third. at this point if you order an iphone 10 -- you are looking at a wait of about five to six weeks.. (camilla) shooting investigation.
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hey girlfriend, how's your cafe au lait? oh, it's actually... sfx: (short balloon squeal) it's ver... sfx: (balloon squeals) ok can we... sfx: (balloon squeals) i'm being so serious right now... i really want to know how your coffee is. it's... sfx: (balloon squeals) hahahaha, i had a 2nd balloon goodbye! oof, that milk in your coffee was messing with you, wasn't it? yeah. happens to more people than you think. try lactaid, it's real milk, without that annoying lactose. mmm. good right? yeah. lactaid. it's the milk that doesn't mess with you. ( marty ) here is a live look at
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the embarcadero. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. (dave) a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week
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with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday. ( marty @ landing) our top story this morning... a tense scene in san francisco's western addition. as police
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respond to four people being shot last night. kron 4's camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila ) the shots rang out just before 7:30 on filmore street near golden gate avenue. four victims transported with with non-life threatening injuries. two possible suspects detained. ( marty ) thanks camila. ( marty ) camila. camila. thanks camila.
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( marty ) we sent a breaking news push alert about this shooting when it happened at 8:15. download the kron 4 mobile app and be the first to know about breaking news when it happens. ( marty @ landing) also happening now... police searching for a suspicious man who tried to talk to young teenagers in millbrae. kron4's dan kerman reports police have released a new description of the man they are trying to find. walking alone to or from school has just become a bit more concerning in millbrae. san mateo sheriff's deputies are now searching for this man. they say on wednesday he harassed two teen girls as
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they walked to and from school soti'm shocked, i'm shocked i just hope they catch himthe first incident occurred wednesday at 9am near the intersection of palm avenue and taylor boulevard. that's just three blocks from taylor middle school. a 14 year old girl says a man in a golden brown minivan pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she ignored him and walked away sotit increases the need to have a talk with your kids but at the same time, social media has forced those conversations already most parents picking up their kids at taylor middle school already have had the stranger danger talk, but had another one after hearing about this incident.sotwe had rules in the house about talking to strangers this reinforces our safety rulesthe second incident occurred at 230 wednesday afternoon on hillcrest boulevard east of el camino real. a 13 year old girl says a man driving a
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silver mini cooper with black and white checkers on the side pulled up along side of her and tried to start up a conversation. she too walked away. authorities believe the same man is responsible and hope this sketch will help locate him he's descried as a latino male, in his late 20's to mid 30's , 5 feet 8 inches tall with a stocky build, black hair, brown eyes and a goatee.standup dan kerman/millbrae 140-150the san mateo county sheriff's office says if you can identify the person in the sketch they want to hear from you.. they also advise parents that now is as good a time as any to have a conversation with your kids about what to do if approached by a stranger. in millbrae, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (marty) new this morning. a two-alarm fire in san francisco's visitacion valley was quickly contained by firefighters. the san francisco fire department said the fire was contained to two structrues and displaced 8 adults. 15 are affected. 7 waiting to hear from building
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inspectors. at last check, medics were evaluating one elderly occupant. (marty) this morning... crews continued their work demolishing the old eastern span of the bay bridge. here's video from today's implosion. the demolition had minimal impact on traffic this morning. but the work will continue tomorrow as three piers are set to be demolished this weekend. the final two piers will be imploded on the weekend of november 11th. ( marty ) a tense weekend in washington as the first charges are filed in the investigation into russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. the investigation is being headed up by special counsel robert mueller. c-n-n reports a federal grand jury approved the charges. anyone facing charges could be taken into custody as soon as monday.the paperwork is sealed under orders from a federal judge. the special counsel's investigation has focused on issues including the potential collusion between the trump campaign and
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russia. it also focused on whether president trump might have tried to impede the investigation. ( marty ) coming up... an investigation into a fire in the east san jose foothills. see just how close the blaze came to one nearby neighborhood. and... a santa rosa man hailed as a hero this morning. what he did to save dozens of his neighbors. and after the break.. think twice before you reach for another cup.. why too much coffee may be bad for your health.
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for your health: here is a look at some of the new medical findings released this week: ( marty ) you might want to think twice before pouring yourself a morning cup of coffee. doctors say drinking too much coffee can have negative side effects on your health. doctors say you should only drink about 4... 8-ounce cups of coffee each day. if you drink more than that... researchers suggest trying black or green tea which can help cut back on your caffeine intake. and
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if you need a pick-me-up in the afternoon they suggest taking a short walk. ( marty ) a warning for parents. a new report shows baby food could be contaminated with toxic chemicals. out of more than 500 popular baby food products tested - 65 percent contained arsenic. the study by the clean label project also found 80 percent of baby formulas contained arsenic. experts warn that arsenic can affect a child's motor skills, cognition and heart as they're growing. more than a third of the popular baby foods also tested positive for lead. health experts say the best thing a parent can do is look closely at the food labels. to see the entire baby-food warning - go to our website at kron 4 dot ( dave )morning fog...clearing with a mild weekend ahead ! ( marty ) for the weekend: the
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"halloween comicfest" at "mission: comics and art." free halloween-themed comics, and "the greatest halloween costume contest ever." it started at 9 this morning and is free to attend.
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here's a live look at san francisco this morning, followed shortly by the traffic camera on the golden gate bridge. check out that fog. toss to weather. (dave) a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday,
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along with ongoing dry weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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( marty ) another big story we are following this morning... firefighters still putting out hot spots from a fire in the east san jose foothills.
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the thick black smoke could be seen for miles. we know a trailer home has burned along with several cars. and now we have some new photos showing just how close the fire came to a nearby neighborhood. you can see flames burning right behind the homes. no one was seriously hurt. the fire burned in a rural area near pleasant acres drive and klein road. kron4's ella sogominan reports authorities are learning more about the person who owns the lot where the fire started. propane tanks and several cars exploded in the back of this east san jose home after a four alarm fire broke out at around 4 friday night. smoke could be smelled and seen for miles away.and next door - there were already signs of the damage from the smoke on window covers.sot: "you can even smell it in the bedroom it's just horrible."neighbors say this man david lu has owned the property for more than 20 years on the corner of klein and pleasant acres drive. and that they've called the city several times to check up on his ever
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growing collection of cars a trailer and other property on his lot.fire fighters say the crowded yard posed a challenge. sot: brad cloutier, san jose fire captain// "although it was a hot day with temperatures reaching 85 degrees the wind was fortunately light or else fire crews say this could have been a whole different story with a less fortunate ending.the fire was contained to the two acre property.an infrared helicopter scanned the area for any hotspots. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... we are hearing from a we are bay... in the north landing)( marty @ ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... we are hearing from a santa rosa man who helped save dozens of neighbors during the north bay firestorm. we were contacted by the man's father who wanted to share his son's
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story. kron4's charles clifford talked to the man being called a hero . early on the morning of october 9th, casey smith. . who lives in the fountain grove neighborhood of santa rosa. . got a call from his mother.sotbasically saying that a fire was coming from calistoga up and over the hill. his parents were out of town, but casey's 84 year old grandmother was staying in their house and the tubbs fire was closing in. casey drove over and woke her up.sottold me grandma, you have to get up. there's a fire coming. after taking his grandmother to safey, casey returned home. by then the flames were burning on a nearby ridge and moving towards his street. he also noticed that many of his neighbors were still at home, probably asleep. he started running house to house, yelling and knocking on doors. sotit took me a few mintues
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because a lot of them are older and it takes a few minutes to get to the door. i was banging on doors until they got there.casey kept at it until the smoke and flames were too much to handle. he says the fire was terrifying. sotthere were definetly points where it was howling, sounding like a jet engine.when casey returned a few days later, he found that about half of the homes on his street had burned down. natsi knocked on every one of these homes.his own house was damaged but still standing. as far as he knows, no one on this street died in the fire. neighbors we spoke to believe casey saved their lives, but he says he was just doing what needed to be done. sotyou just look and realize that no one is a wake so. . you just hope that someone would get you up.since those early days of the fire, casey says he has gotten to know neighbors he might have never met otherwise. a silver lining to an otherwise terrible tragedy.sota lot of people are saying it's a shame for us to meet this way, but at least we are all still alive. ( marty ) coming up... draymond
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green in the thick of things again. the fight that had bradley beal apologizing not once, but twice... coming up in sports.
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tonight at oracle arena. it's former warriors player and head coach al attles night. stever kerr sporting a throw back suit from the 1970's.19 seconds remaining in the half. bradley beal connects and hits draymond green in face. draymond was not having it. both players end up on the floor. and both men were ejected. 3rd quarter -- otto porter junior three -- washington lead by 18
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(porter: 29 points team high) warriors woke up late in the quarter -- steph curry triple... cut wizards lead by ten (curry: 20 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds) durant got hot in the second half -- lead the golden state with 31 points and we had a ball game late in the fourth kevon looney... yes... kevon looney... with a big slam... golden state on a nine-to-oh run... lead by seven (looney: 9 points off bench) one second left... wizards trying to force overtime... the corner three no good warriors hold on 120-117dodgers and astros split the first 2 games of the
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world series.tonight was game...another nail biter, but this time they were swinging for the fences in houston. houston texans 3-time defensive player of the year jj wattthrew out the first pitch. he's recovering from leg injurythat ended his season. yuli gurriel puts the astros on the board.what's his secret to hitting it so far? it has to be the hair.astros continued to build on that lead, scoring four runsin the second inning. brian mccann with a single to shallow right. evan gattis scores. sixth inning justin turner scores on a brad peacock wild pitch. that's as close as the dodgers would get. astros win 5-3. they take a 2-to-1 lead in the series. game 4 ( marty ) here's a live look at the bay bridge. ( marty ) for the weekend:
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halloween fest in marin. scavenger hunt, kid's costume contest, trick or treating... food, music, and more. it's happening at the marin country mart farmers market today from 10 to 2 and it's free.
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here's a live look from the sutro cam. fog lifting. marty, you're a genius. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry weather conditions.
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temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day with little day-in the week with little day-to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday. (marty)
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(marty) crews have reached full containment of the "bear fire" in the santa cruz mountains....and investigators believe this is the man who started the fire. police arrested marlon coy for looting last week. police say he intentionally started the fire after getting into an arguement with a neighbor on october 16th. deputies say at least three people saw coy start the fire near a home on bear canyon road. it took firefighters ten days to contain the fire that burned
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four-hundred acres. nine firefighters were injured battling the blaze. (marty) this morning the oakland unified school district says it has fixed the problem of elevateds levels of lead in the water. this after tests revealed six schools in the district had that problem. you can see the schools on this map they are: brookfield, burckhalter, fruitvale, glenview at san fe, joaquin miller and thornhill. 48 different locations have been tested so far... earlier this week we learned three schools in san francisco had eleveated levels of lead in the water. (marty) a piedmont high school teacher has resigned following allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. an investigation concluded the teacher did not commit a crime.. but parents were still concerned. kron4's haaziq madyun has some new details about the conduct that led to the teacher's departure. repeatedly asking students to meet privately, touching, grabing student by the shoulders, head and backs,
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consuming alcohol in the presence of students...these are some of the investigative findings that led to piedmont high school ap history teacher mark cowherd resigning from his job on fridaypiedmont city councilmember and parent of a piedmont high school student, tim roodrood says he troubled to learn that cowherd was recently reinstated following an investigation confirming the inappropiate behaviorhe says special training should be put in place to establish boundries between teahcers and their students
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district doesn't require any kind of training...">nat/sot haaziqis that something the city council can get involved with to make sure that happens? piedmont police investigators say there will be no further police action beyond the investigation because they found no criminal conduct took place...in piedmont haaziq madyun kron4news (marty) two teenagers in san leandro are accused of impersonating police officers during a traffic stop. one of the suspects is just 15 years old. kron4's philippe djegal talked to police about the incident. (philippe) about 20- minutes after midnight... the san leandro police department says a man was pulled over near the intersection of bancroft and 136th avenues... by a silver crown victoria... a
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model similar to what police officers drive.lt. ron clar/slpd- "and, used some, um, used some sort of a lighting system to give the driver the impression that he was being pulled over by the police." lieutenant ron clark says it didn't take the victim long to realize that the four people inside the crown victoria, were not cops.. lt. ron clar/slpd- "as he looks in he looks in his mirror, he sees a person get out of the vehicle wearing a hoodie. hoodie gets put up over his head, zips it up. he realizes, this ain't the police and he takes off." lieutenant clark says the suspects sped off too. the victim chose to follow them, but lost them on the freeway. he called 9-11 and reported what happened. less than an hour later, the alameda county sheriff's office spotted the suspects on interstate 580 and stopped them.lt. ron clar/slpd- "the , uh, driver of the vehicle was 15 years old. he was arrested for the impersonation of a police officer, stopping a vehicle. there was a 19-year-old adult in the car. he was arrested for contributing to the delinquency. and, the other two occupants were juveniles and they were released to their parent." police believe this was an isolated
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incident. and, that this case does not appear to be related to any others. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. (marty) we are learning new information about the two lockdowns at milpitas high school. two 14-year-old students were booked into juvenile hall .... after a gun was found on campus. school security found a student with an unloaded handgun in the restroom at around noon thursday. he also had a loaded magazine near his backpack. schools in the area were told to shelter in place. about two- hours later... students believed another student had a weapon on campus. the school was locked down again... while security searched for the student. he was later found off-campus ... and did not have a gun. police later learned that one of the students asked the other to hold the gun for him. coming up... what people are saying about new bart rules coming soon to a station near you. live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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( marty ) for the weekend: it's not exciting, but really useful. head to the library for san francisco's annual financial planning days. meet one-on-one with dozens of certified financial planners. that's from 9 am to 3 pm at the main public library in san francisco. it's free but an r-s-v-p is required.
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happening now... bart police are looking for this man. they say he graffitied several offensive images at the embarcadero station in san francisco. including several swastikas and racial slurs. the vandalism has since been removed. police believe this man is connected to other vandalism incidents in san leandro, glenn park and macarthur stations. (marty) we are now hearing from bart riders.. after the transit agency announced they will soon start checking for people for proof of payment. the attempt to catch fare evaders will begin
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next year. if someone is stopped without a ticket, they will get a citation. adults will be charged 75- dollars...and 55-dollars for children... with the option of community bart officials say they are losing about 15 to 25-million dollars a year bcause of fare evaders. there will be a one month grace period once these rules go into effect, with citations to begin in february. coming up... hear why governor brown is calling some members of congress a "herd of sheep" this morning. live look outside... san francisco international airport. for the weekend: spook-tacular storytime. it's happening from 10:30-
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11:30 this morning at the grand avenue library in south san francisco. come dressed up for family storytime followed by a scavenger hunt. and it's free!
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live look outside...sutro tower. dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)a gradual cooling trend will continue through monday, along with ongoing dry
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weather conditions. temperatures will return to near seasonal averages early in the week with little day- to-day changes through midweek. a significant pattern change is then likely late in the week with rain chances increasing region-wide by late friday.
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(marty) many students in santa rosa returned to school this week for the first time since the north bay firestorm broke out nearly three weeks ago.
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13 schools reopened friday, and another 11 are scheduled to reopen monday. counselors are available for students who are dealing with stress and trauma after the fires. school breakfasts and lunches have been served to any student who needs a meal. (marty) it is about to get even more expensive to fill up your car... the state's gas taxes are set to increase on wednesday. the new law adds 12 cents to the gas tax...from 18 cents to 30 cents per gallon. the tax is expected to generate more than $5 billion a year for road and highway maintenance and mass transit. part of the law will also make it more expensive to register your car. that price hike goes into effect in january. (marty) some california republican representatives will lose their seats.... that's according to governor jerry brown... he says they will get booted...if they back a tax plan that eliminates a state and local tax deduction used by many californians. the governor called california g-o-p members in congress a herd of sheep following behind
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president donald trump's policies. thursday the house passed a four- trillion-dollar budget that could mean a one point-five trillion dollar tax cut. all 14 california republicans supported it. (marty) we have another reason to be cautious when dealing with strangers online. a scam targeting members of online dating sites is becoming more common. shannon behnken has details. we all crave a áconnectioná rusty turned to the dating website plenty of fish. encouraged by friends, he dipped his toe into the pond ... and met a 27-year-old woman ... they texted .. it was exciting. he played along, sending pictures he now regrets ... and then..
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so to this 17-year-old body? and immediately i responded, 17?>then a surprise call from tampa police ... suspicious, he googled the number and it showed it áwasá the police. then another call: the girl's father wanted to talk.
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they would wait a few days to make you worry." > i found changing your number is easy. there are many apps for that .. even to make you number show up as local police.
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activities -- like paw painting and a pooch photo booth -- as well as people- friendly food and drink. it's free to attend. live look outside... san francisco embarcadero. ( marty ) here's another look at this morning's implosion of the old eastern span of the bay bridge.
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as halloween draws near, there is a newly released horror film hitting the big screen. david daniel looks at how this weekend's new movies are expected to do at the box "the truth will set you free." (nat)the "saw" franchise returns to claim more victims -- and box office bucks -- with "jigsaw." analysts expect the killer thriller to leave
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no survivors, as it slashes its way to 20-million-dollars or more in its opening weekend. "son, there's something i have to tell you: those men killed mom."the dark comedy "suburbicon" satirizes the pursuit of the american dream, but its debut is looking more like a nightmare. critics are largely unimpressed, and the film is tracking to debut with just five-to-eight million dollars, despite the draw of star matt damon and director george clooney."i wanted chocolate chip smiley-face pancake for ya."rounding out the new wide releases: "thank you for your service," about iraqi war vets coping with p-t- s-d as they return to civilian life. miles teller stars in the drama, which is looking at an opening weekend of three-to-four million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (marty) if you're looking to have a spooktacular time this weekend... how about checking out a haunted house! this haunted house in alameda is run completely by teenagers.. 80 of them from 6th thru 12th grade. the kids create all the scenes... and are also the performers.
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this is the 14th year the event.. and it just opened friday. it runs from 3-to-8pm today and 3-to-7 on sunday at the alameda south shore adlib seven day. thats kron 4 news weekend for this saturday morning... i'm marty gonzalez. from all of us thanks for watching. join us for kron4 news weekend tomorrow morning starting at 8 o'clock ... and tonight for kron 4 news at eight.
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he's brought us to the brink of nuclear war.
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obstructed justice at the fbi. and in direct violation of the constitution, he's taken money from foreign governments and threatened to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer and, like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment.
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