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>> vicki: a raging wildfire has torched thousands of acres across california. now it is threatening six thousand homes. liviakis. the rocky fire continues to burn north of clear lake. kron 4's scott rates shows us how this fire exploded overnight. >> reporter: the rocky fire and exploding saturday morning. is bringing 54,000 a. and .
highway 20s been shut down both directions. the fire is only getting worse. the fire is only 5 percent contained right now. all those people evacuate from the homes. >> vicki: u-s forest service officials say an autopsy is scheduled this week...to determine the cause of death of a firefighter killed at engine captain david ruhl's autopsy will include lab tests that may take up to five weeks for the results. officials say ruhl was in a car thursday... fighting the blaze when they lost contact with him.
helping firefighters in california. kron 4's brian van aken has been tracking the fires. >> reporter: there's a lot of dry conditions lots of sunshine. sunday's weather will feature widespread morning fog and some drizzle at times. the fog will clear bayside around noon. it will be sunny and breezy for the afternoon with mild temperatures in the 60s at the coast, 70s bayside and for the southbay
>> vicki: for the latest information of the rocky fire and other wildfires in california. just it's all on kron-4-dot-com. >> vicki: your crossbay commute will be back to normal tomorrow morning if you take bart. the transbay tube has been shut down all weekend for repairs. kron 4s emily turner has the >> reporter: the writer should is down 50% this weekend. but cystic people across the bay. extra ferries also helps. delays were about 30 minutes to one hour. >>: i wish i knew about that went to all:-all lending.
>> reporter: the next closure will be labor day weekend. tomorrow morning everything will be business as usual at their regular times. >> vicki: a health alert has been lifted for the rodeo community in contra costa county following a fire at the phillips 66 refinery. officials first issued the advisory around 3 this afternoon after receiving a report of a flare up at the refinery. firefighters were able to extinguish the fire within an hour. around 5 tonight. no injuries were reported. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> vicki: a parolee at large was captured in walnut creek today.less than 24 hours after police requested for help from the community via social media. james g. beldin was wanted in connection to a case that occurred on friday.
he reportedly came up to a woman who was shopping in a store. cut off a lock of her hair. and ran away. he had then cut off his ankle monitor. beldin is on parole for committing lewd and lascivious acts. >> vicki: another dead whale has washed ashore in pacifica. this is the third time it's happened there since april. kron 4's kate cagle has reaction >> reporter: there has been a huge crowd out here all day. people want to get close the one attached it the one annotate sophie's within. they're trying to get rid of the carcass as soon as possible. police say a dog walker discovered that well as 630 sunday morning. torsades
summer. >> vicki: police are asking for the public's help in finding an albanian athlete... who went missing after participating in the special olympics. according to the los angeles police department, 44-year-old andi gusmari was was last seen saturday at about 8:30 p-m at the university of southern california. investigators say gusmari was last seen wearing a red shirt that says "albania." he's described as five-foot-six and weighing about 180 pounds. gusmari does not speak english. coming up. a manhunt is underway for the suspect who shot and killed a police officer in tennessee. we have new information on the suspect. plus. severe storms slam a tent down onto a crowd near chicago. what we are learning about the person who was killed. and. a little boy dies after he was struck in the head with a baseball bat. the details. ahead.
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>> vicki: a 9-year-old boy has died after he was hit in the head with a bat during a baseball game. reports say kaiser carlile was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle yesterday at a national baseball congress world series game in kansas. carlile was taken to a hospital and was listed in critical condition. he died earlier tonight. officials say he was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident. the team has set up a go-fund- me page for carlile's family. still ahead. despite the rumors. cecil the lion's brother "jericho" is still alive. what officials are saying about his condition. plus. the san jose earthquakes raising awareness about distracted driving. we hear from victims of distracted and drunk drivers. >> reporter: lots of sunshine in the golden gate bridge today will have to forecast coming of
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>> vicki: good teamed up with mothers against drunk driving.the c-h-p.and the developers of lifesaver, the free smart phone app that prevents drivers from using their phones while behind the wheel. c-h-p gave visitors a chance to try the fatal vision goggles that similates a person's blood alcohol level between.07 and.10 drive while distracted. >> reporter: sunday's weather will feature widespread morning fog and some drizzle at times. the fog will clear bayside around noon. it will be sunny and breezy for the afternoon with mild temperatures in the 60s at the coast 70s bayside
bolton approached a car for a parking violation and interrupted a drug transaction. >>: "a digital scale and a small baggy of marijuana about 1.7 grams were located inside of the vehicle." >> reporter: investigators say the passenger -- wilburn -- confronted bolton. after a struggle -- police say wilburn shot bolton multiple times. >>: "i heard it, just 'bang bang, bang.'" >> reporter: a bystander used bolton's radio to call for help. neighborhood residents say they couldn't get through. emergency responders rushed bolton to the hospital in critical condition. but he later died from his injuries. bolton was a veteran of the marines and served one tour in iraq. he was 33 years old. >>: "we want this person brought to justice, and out of our neighborhood, and out of our community." >> reporter: the driver of the car turned himself in, but was released and not charged. investigators say wilburn was out of prison on supervised release for bank robbery. police say he is armed and dangerous. >>: "when you look at this individual, you are looking at a coward. he's a coward. you gun down, you murder a police
officer for less than 2 grams of marijuana. you've literally destroyed a family. for less than two grams of marijuana a misdemeanor citation and a fine." >> reporter: i'm andy rose, reporting. >> vicki: a 35-year-old man was killed when a tent collapsed during a brief storm at a suburban chicago festival earlier this afternoon. police identified steven nincic.a resident of the suburb of wood dale. fifteen people were injured and transported to local hospitals. several other slightly injured people were treated at the scene and released. witnesses say a strong wind gust picked the tent up and slammed it down to the ground on some of the crowd. >> vicki: president obama is moving ahead with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on american power plants.setting up certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and republican-led states. obama will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations on monday.
he says it is the biggest and most important step the u-s has ever taken to combat climate change. the president says power plants are the biggest source of harmful heat-trapping gases.but that until now there have been no federal pollution limits. >> vicki: cecil the lion's brother jericho is alive and well.according to an oxford university researcher tracking the animal. he said jericho's g-p-s tag showed nothing unusual. oxford tweeted a proof-of-life picture of jericho today. officials in zimbabwe reported saturday that poachers had killed jericho. they retracted the statement today.saying it was a case of mistaken identity. it comes as a relief to conservation sympathizers.after the recent killing of jericho's brother, cecil. coming up. san francisco giants pitcher mike leake makes his first debut on the mound today. while the oakland go extra innings against the cleveland indians. grant has the highlights next in sports.
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it wins it-troy wayne's it. and horse racing now remember the name american faroe he's in the history books for winning the triple crown first time on the track no problem. it was closed for a while by he'd pull the way. american ferret keeps on winning that's the sports have a great night. >> vicki: endangered animals took over the empire state building saturday night.
images of the animals were projected onto the iconic landmark to draw attention to their rapid mass extinction. the reported first-of-its-kind live video projection was put on by the oceanic preservation society in collaboration with the discovery channel. it was organized in memory of cecil the lion.killed in an illegal hunt in zimbabwe.and to promote the upcoming documentary "racing extinction." >> brian: it will be cleared tomorrow-cooler tomorrow. many ease in the east bay valley. >> vicki: that's it for the kron 4 news at 11. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news at kron 4 dot com. or download one of our mobile apps.
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