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reports, officials are concerned. >> reporter: with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 days away now this a specific credible, unconfirmed threat. u.s. officials say al-qaeda was planning to use a car bomb to target bridges and tunnels in washington d.c. and new york. this is the first tip with an active plot. experts say specific credible but unconfirmed means, specific, this means the threat gives detailed information of a potential plot. credible. it came from a source that is reliable or has been reliable. unconfirmed, the information has not been corroborated. officials say this is a 5 or 6 on a scale of 1-10. >> for 10 years we have not allowed terrorists to intimidate us.
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we have lived our lives without fear and we will continue to do so so go about your business but be vigilant. >> reporter: grant lodes, kron 4 news. officials are investigating three people who entered the united states. meanwhile the alert level hasn't changed but raising it is being considered. power is slowly coming back on for some of the 5 million power who lost electricity tonight but the lights are still out in san diego, arizona, new mexico and mexico. kron 4's reggie kumar tells us it was not terrorism but finding the cause is still a challenge tonight. >> reporter: there was major grid lock in orange county because the installs were out there. the power outage started in arizona after an employee removed a piece of equipment.
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it effected millions across the country, especially in san diego. you can see this customer eating in the dark. this business had no electricity. the loss of power grounded flights at san diego international airport. stranding passengers. >> san diego unified school district will be shut down, that includes normal school and preand after school activities. >> amtric is running slowly. -- amtrak is running slowly. >> we never had a blackout, the entire county, including orange county. >> this is the message that pops up, officials are working fast to restore power but it may not be back online till sometime on friday. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. this is a live picture of a free way in orange county,
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california, the power is still out there. it's eerie, all you can see are the headlights long the free way. the power outage is also effecting mexico. people have to stand outside to try to stay cool because the air conditioning in the homes isn't working. we will have continuing coverage on the morning news at 4:00 a.m. and of course, always online on president obama spent an hour telling the nation about his plans to bring jobs. at the same time he told congress to put politics aside. his language was blunt as he antlioned a plan to revive the economy. >> i am sending this congress a plan that you should pass right away, the american job's act. there should be nothing
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controversial about this legislation. everything in here is the kind of proposal that has been supported by both democrats and republicans. including many who sit here tonight. and everything in this bill will be paid for. everything. [ cheers and applause ] pass this jobs bill and the typical working family will get a $1,500 tax cut next year. $1,500. that would have been taken out of your pocket, will go into your pocket. this expands on the tax cuts the democrats and republicans passed for this year. if we allow that to expire, if we refuse to act, middle class families will get hit with a tax increase that worst possible time.
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we can't let that happen. the next election is 14 months away and the people who sent us here, the people who hired us to work for them, they don't have the luxury of waiting 14 months. [ cheers and applause ] >> if you would like to hear more of tonight's address go to our website, the powell street bart station is back open in san francisco. that's after being closed earlier today between 26 and 30 people were arrested in what started as a police brutality pretest. this commuter who was upset started yelling at those involved in the rally. the protesters were outside the ticket gatesgates. as they began marching and chanting, bart police made the decision to close the station. those who did not leave were arrested. and that includes journalism students from san francisco state who came with their teacher. >> i got hit in the patient. they took a stick, tried to push us back and arrested one of the first individuals and my
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camera hit me right here. >> all that happened today was people stood in the free speech zone, in which the bart administration said they will welcome protest, people shooed there, shouted, banners and then massive numbers of police were brought in and people were arrested. >> bart police have an obligation to protect this system and the paying customers. when that interrupted bart police has an obligation to create a safe environment. >> there were no reports of vandalism. the powell street bart station was closed for about 2 hours. temperatures cooler out there today in some spots. other spots didn't see that much cooler. inland 90s still. bay shores, this is where we saw the most cooling. 70s this afternoon.
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78 in san jose. 60s close to the coast line. the difference between today ask yesterday, profound in places like hayward, 19 degrees cooler. 16 in redwood city. 15 in oakland and 15 cooler in san jose. tomorrow morning, fog will be the story into the afternoon. mild to hot conditions. cooler weather intos into the weekend with thunderstorms. we have a programming change. this friday, tomorrow night, nbc is airing the giants game so kron 4 will air nbc programming. 8:00, friends with benefits. that will be followed by a two hour special of date line at 9:00. and then kron 4 news at 11:00. we will be right back. 1p @
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in news around the bay, the woman accused of murdering a nussing student missed court today, giselle esteban was
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excused for a medical issue related to her pregnancy. she is expected of killing michelle le who was last seen leaving kaiser medical center in may. a man is in critical condition, grund down tonight. investigators say two cars stopped. the -- and the people in one of the cars opened fire. the victims tried to flee but crashed into a pole. the crime is gang related. no arrests have been made. >> more fan violence. a brawl broke out during cal's season opener. san francisco police say the victim made a comment to a group of fans which escalated into a fight. the victim was punched and fell to the ground, hitting his head. a officer arrested the suspects. a woman has been charged in
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a vandalism spree. police say mandisa monroe slashed the tires of dozens of cars and spray painted others with phrases in egyptian. this is video. 74 cars were vandalized. investigators say video shows mandisa monroe committing the crime. stay with us, there is more news coming up after the break. [ male announcer ] you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity.
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. in fremont, in a surprise move, fbi served search warrants at solyndra this morning. this comes a week after hundreds of employees were laid off as the company filed for bankrupt kasai. the fbi described it as a junk operation with the u.s. department department of energy. kron 4's rob fladeboe has more. >> reporter: fbi, a team of fbi
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agents swarmed through solyndra early thursday. they executed search warrants. but a spokeswoman wouldn't say what they were looking for. >> i can't go into detail about what is on the search warrant. >> reporter: what can you tell us what if any connection there is to the bankruptcy? >> i can't go into detail. >> reporter: with agents at every door, the fbi's arrival was a surprise to the company. >> yeah. i can't speculate on what they are looking at, why they are here. it's too early to know. >> reporter: what is the reaction from employees? >> shocking. employees are coming to work. interesting way to arrive. >> solyndra filed for bankruptcy, laying off 1100 workers. they were the recipient of $500 million in loan guarantees as well as a visit from president
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obama who praised the company's job creation. as for what the fbi is looking for, there is lots of speculation. as one worker put it, they are the fbi, right? they investigate crimes, they must be looking for evidence of a crime. rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. it was cooler out there today and the cooling will continue into the weekend. tomorrow will be up and down. fog in the morning with temperatures warm inland and get warmer in the south bay as well as the north bay. for the weekend, cooler weather. especially for inland valleys. my sunday in the mid-80s and a chance of thunderstorms due to moisture from the south. first let's look at fog tracker. fog through the north bay, delta. bay shores 7:00. more extensive tomorrow morning. scaling back to the bay shores.
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immediate bay shores and peninsula by 8:00 and coast line for the early afternoon. sun breaks to the north. not to the south. temperatures remain cool close to the coast line. 84 san jose. 88 los gatos. 90s for inland valleys. 98 antioch. fairfield 98 degrees. 85 napa. look that moisture i was talking about on radar. storms to the east. some of that moisture gets pulled up into the bay area for the weekend, that's why we have a chance of thunderstorms sunday and saturday. mainly cooler conditions. next week, foggy mornings and mild to cool afternoons. in world news tonight, russian president is calling for immediate changes in the
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aviation industry. this as russia mourning as plane crash that killed 43 people and-dive state ad hocky team. experts blame the problems on the aging fleet it has, weak government controls ander to training. it killed 43 people in the crash. still an uproar in libya over missing weapons. an expert and contractor are trying to track them down. someone raided a warehouse taking missiles. they are steined totiate down planes as high as 11,000 feet. the fear is they could be sold on the black market. authorities in germany say they foiled a bomb plot. police arrested two men accused of trying to get their hands on chemicals used to make a bomb. they have been under police watch for months. it's believed they might have
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stored some of the chemicals at a local islamic center. coming up in sports, the nfl season opened in record setting fashion in green bay, gary is next with highlights and all the sports.
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just $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. . all right. good evening, everybody. nfl football off to asonsational start. the super bowl camps, walking out the flag, rocking early. aaron rodgers, 32 yards to randall cobb. 21-7 packers in the 1st quarter. rogers 312 yards. here comes that cobb guy again. 8 yards deep. he is a rookie. normally, okay, kneel down, put it at the 20. he doesn't know any better.
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tie as record for the longest kickoff return in history. last play of the game. a chance to tie. at the one yard line, new orleans with no time left, they hand it to rookie mark ingram, stops short. breeze through for 419 yards. the league may be without one of its greatest, peyton manning of the colts had another neck surgery today. no time table for his return. his third surgery in 19 months. he is not fully recovered to fix a nerve in his neck. started 227 connective games. the colts open at houston on sunday. no peyton manning and there are folk whose say there will be no peyton manning the entire
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season. 49-seattle. the coaches receiving the pre- game build up. negative, 2009. jim harbaugh ran it up, 55-21 over pete carroll and usc. pete carroll said what is your deal, he answered, somewhat your deal. they go back and forth. both guys like to strut. he says, if you don't like it, you know what you can do with it. playing with the media today. >> yeah. yeah. coaches going at it. tune in to see what the coaches will say to each other, prior to the game, after the game. you know, anything said before has been well documented. and over documented and in the end this is an 11 on 11 game. is that really that exciting? that intriguing to find out
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what they are going to talk about? >> no twinkle in his eye. raiders in preparation for their monday night opener in denver, brought in lights today. they rented a couple of lights. and, hey, tried to simulate as close to what is going to take place in denver. the broncos three point favorite. this is jackson's debut as head coach. the raiders are win less in the pre-season. giants lose gunned to arizona. kirk gibson's biggest fan, when you are in first place, everybody comes out, remember giants fans last year? kennedy won his 19th game, allowing only one run. justin upton, 29th home run. diamondbacks win 4-1. 7.5 games up on the san francisco giants.
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serena williams at the u.s. open. we show you the highlights. kim kardashian got married but she is already without her husband. >> sierra? >> sierra. >> i don't know. i used to be hip. now i am on kron. serena williams wins easily and that scoreboard, they will host john mcenroe in mill valley. >> when were you hip? >> what is that? good night everybody. good night. [ male announcer ] it's about as easy as flu shots get. get your groceries and a flu shot, all in one trip. at safeway.
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