tv KRON 4 Evening News KRON August 17, 2017 5:00pm-7:00pm PDT
qiada-inspired bombers killed 192 peopl in coordinated assaults on madrid's commuter trains. the prime minister has called for three days of mourning across spain. and tonight the united states is extending its condolences barcelona... (grant) president trump tweeted saying: "the united states condemns the terror attack in barcelona, spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help. be tough & strong, we love you!" (grant) terror in
barcelona attack points to a chilling and persistent trend -- the use of 'vehicles'as deadly weapons by terror groups or radicalized individuals...(grant) catherine heenan is here with just a few of the other recent examples of vehicle attacks in europe. (catherine) we're talking about vans, cars and trucks and the list is long. looking at just the last year or so -- here are some of the most chilling examples.. july 14th, 2016 - a man used a 20-ton rental truck to plow down hundreds of people celebrating bastille day in nice, france. they were gathered for a fireworks show - and lots of families with childrenwere among the crowd. 84 people were killed and
hundreds were injured. the tunisian driver was shot to death by police. authorities say he'd become radicalized. his father claims he was also mentally ill. this past june third - a van mounted the pavement of london bridge and was driven into pedestrians. the van crashed and three men began a stabbing spree -- killing people in a nearby pub and restaurant with long knives. 8 people were killed and 48 injured - including four unarmed police officers.the three attackers - who wore fake explosive vests - were all shot dead by police. isis claimed responsibility. april 7th of this year, a man drove a large truck into a crowd in a busy streetin stockholm, sweden....then crashed the truck into a department store. five people were killed and 15 injured. the attacker admitted to a 'terrorist crime.' going back to at least 2010 -- al qaeda was encouraging recruits to use trucks as "mowing
machines" -- telling them to mow down the enemies of allah. grant? (vicki) our coverage of today's terrorist attack continues online. there we will post the latest information. we have sound from vice president mike pence. and - don't forget to download the kron four mobile app to receive the latest breaking news sent directly to your phone. (grant) another big story we are following tonight... three suspects have been arrested for the murder of a hayward man last month. valerie boden, pablo mendoza and brandon follings were taken into custody today for the deadly shooting of daniel deltoro. authorities say the three suspects drove up to deltoro and gunned him down. deltoro was walking his three month old son in a stroller at the time of the shooting. all three suspects are facing murder charges. the alameda county sheriff's office is still encouraging anyone with information about the shooting to contact them. (vicki) a police shooting in the east bay leaves one man dead. it happened on the
13-hundred block of via deste in livermore. police received calls that a man was challenging people to a fight. that led to a standoff, a house fire, and eventually a shooting. kron 4's lydia pantazes has the latest details. it happened just before 9 last night on via deste. officers were called to the area after witnesses say a person was acting bizarrely and challenging people to a fight. the person refused to listen to officers commands and went into a home where they armed themselves with a gun. police negotiated with the person for a few hours before a fire was lit inside the home and the person came out the home with a shotgun. that's when officers shot him. the person was pronounced dead at the scene. fire crews put out the fire inside the home. no officers or other people were hurt. we'll bring you more information on this story
collision was reported at around 8-30 last night. it happened at the intersection of 55th avenue and international boulevard. police say the car the kids were riding in slammed into another car as their car tried turning onto 55th. sandra jefferson/witness- "i have a three year old granddaughter, so it just, i really felt the pain."//marco marquez/opd- "as an officer myself and also as a father, um, in hearing about this case, yeah, it hit me personally, um, and i'm sure it hit all of the officers and the first responders that responded to this scene personally as well." both drivers survived the crash. police say they are in serious but stable condition at local hospitals. the cause of the crash has not yet been determined... but investigators say it doesn't appear drugs or alcohol were factors. (vicki) those who have been pushing for more safety measures on highway 17 in the south bay are no doubt cheering the push for a new law that would require training for the drivers of big rig trucks. kron four's rob fladeboe is live on highway 17 right now to explain what this is all about.
rob? (rob live) anyone who has ever driven highway 17 knows the feeling when they're along side one of those sand trucks or big rigs....you're thinking i hope the driver of that 80,000 pound machine knows what they're doing. many do, of course, but it has taken a tragedy to get the ball rolling on a new law that should help make sure every driver is properly trained. (live vo) i want to take you back to july of 2014. this was the terrible crash that led to a lawsuitthat sparked this new push for more truck safety on highway 17. a big rig was northbound on highway 17 near lexington reservoir that day when it lost control and plowed into ten cars. traffic was backed up and people were just sitting in traffic when the big rig came barreling up from behind and could not stop. it was one of the worst crashes in recent years. several people were injured. daniel mcguire, of santa cruz, who was on his way to work. was killed. his family filed a wrongful death
suit and won a $9 million dollar award against the trucking company. now his parents are pushing for a new law in their son's name, daniel's law, which would require stricter safety regulations and training for all big rig drivers across california.here are gail-jean and doug mcguire. gail jean mcguire/daniel's mother"....the more i thought about it the more i thought that we have to do something about this. we live in a community where people have to drive highway 17 to get to work or school or the airport and i don't want anyone else to go through a parent's worst nightmare..."doug mcguire/daniel's father ".....it's not about the money, it's about bringing justice for daniel. he will be smiling down on us to know that he made a difference in the lives of other people and that this sends a message that those who don't follow the law will suffer a severe penalty..."the plaintiff's attorney, robert allard, says that tracy-based saini trucking company is now out of business and bankrupt. he says daniel's law would, among
other things, require that all big rig drivers have at least 30 hours of training behind the wheel before they hit the road. (rob live) the mcguire's and their attorney expect daniel's law will be signed by the governor later this year. live on highway b17 rob fladeboe kron 4 news (grant) the bay area man -
spotted at a white nationalist rally... in virginia over the weekend - is giving his side of the story. what he says he was doing there...that's right after the break.(vicki) then, in an effort to stop the growing crime on bart... bart police - now offering you a generous gift. find out what you need to do. (grant) and - dubs star kevin durant says he will sit this one out. coming up - why k-d says he will not be visiting white house anytime soon. plus - find out how his home town in maryland is honoring the nba star. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your forecast after the break.
(vicki) a bay area man who is now out of work after attending the alt right rally in charlottesville over the weekend is coming to his own defense.(grant) kron4's maureen kelly talked to the former fast food worker who denies being a white supremacist. the former fast food worker did not want to go on camera but i talked to him outside his home in clayton.he said he went to the rally in virginia because he's a conservative and because he expected this to be the biggest right leaning event of the year. here's the picture of him at the rally that was put up by a twitter user with the handle yes you're racist. that post was brought to the attention of top dog, the berkeley hot dog chain where white worked. the company they talked to white after his participation in the rally was made public.and then white voluntarily resigned.in a
statement white says "i believe many participants and attendees are being unjustly targeted and demonized. i want to make it clear that i am not a white supermacist, nor was i ever. he says the those in the crowd saluting and chanting was a small portion of the crowd.in person he reiterated that he was there to stand for freedom of speech.he showed me some cuts on his elbow that he says were from being attacked by a razor by a counter protestor. he says he didn't leave the event for his own safety, because he felt the other attendee of the rally would protect him. maureen kelly kron4 news. (vicki) berkeley city officials are telling residents to avoid conflict in preparation for a right-winged rally scheduled next week. the "no to marxism in america" rally is scheduled for sunday the 27th at the martin luther king jr. civic center park. the "bay area rally against hate" counter-protest is set the take place earlier that day at
u-c berkeley. city officials say the right-wing rally does not have a permit... officials are telling people who want to stay safe to keep away from the area. (grant) the teenagers who filmed themselves climbing the golden gate bridge are being charged with misdemeanor trespassing... and climbing on a toll bridge. peter kurer and thomas rector of wisconsin posted the video to social media last april-- ratting themselves out. in the video-- the teens are doing flips and somersaults on the bridge. they are even hanging off the bridge from their fingertips without safety gear. climbing the golden gate bridge can land you up to one year in jail. the teens are scheduled to be in court in september. security measure on the golden gate bridge have been revised since the stunt. (vicki) after a near collision at san francisco's
international airport that would have been devastating... the faa is now issuing new rules at the airport. the new procedures apply to nighttime landings and control-tower staffing at s-f- o. pilots now must use instrument landing systems or satellite-based systems to line up for the correct runway. they will no longer be able to make so-called visual approaches to land. in addition-- two air traffic controllers must be in the tower during busy late-night periods. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a gradual warming trend is
forecast to continue through late week as high pressure builds over the region. with this, overnight and morning clouds can be expected as well, especially along the coast and nearby valley locations. a cooling trend is then expected late in the weekend into early next week as an upper level trough impacts the region. (grant) warriors star kevin durrant says he will not visit president trump at the white house - if the nba champs are invited. (vicki) durant spoke to espn about the issue...saying the reason is because... "i do not respect who's in office right now." kd was asked about a the region.
(grant) warriors star kevin durant says he will not visit president trump at the white house - if the nba champs are invited...as is customary.(vicki) durant spoke to espn about the issue...saying the reason is because... "i do not respect who's in office right now." kd was asked about a white house trip today as he returned to his hometown of seat pleasant, maryland today....just about 10 miles from washington dc.(grant) the nba finals mvp was there to take part in a parade. while there he also left a positive impact on his old community. kron four's d.c. correspondent brie jackson shows us how.
crowds cheer as nba player kevin durant parades through his home town seat pleasant maryland. fans of all ages were excited to see the golden state warrior bring this championship trophy home.i like kevin durant's spirit and i love what he does in the community. maryland officials recognized durant for his work on and off the basketball court including sponsoring camps for kids and building new basketball courts at the seat please facilty. his mom wanda shared these encouraging wordsmore substance needed here i think: his mom says durant had a long journey back to his hometown (or something less corny)wanda durant/ kevin's mom: years ago it started back here. 20 something years ago. so sometimes you have to work really hard and you don't get the reward until 20 years later. but through the process you began to grow and know who you are as a person and your successes will come truemany here call durant and his
family role models for others michelle martin: for a single mom to bring up a son and see him accomplish the goals he has, she must have done something special.in washington, brie jackson (grant) this past weekend's alt-right rally in virgina... sparking a national debate tonight. what to do with the dozens of confederate monuments across the nation? coming up - what president trump has to say about it. (vicki) and - an east bay mother and nurse is deported overnight.
(grant) in an effort to promote a presence on public transportation, bart police showed up at a job fair in san francisco earlier today.(grant) newly appointed chief carlos rojas and some of his officers were at a-t-and-t park... recruiting military veterans. the job fair was called "hiring our heroes." rojas says bart police currently has 39 positions available, and they plan to fill them within 18 months. this comes after a rise in crime on trains and at stations. (grant) chief rojas says those with military or police background experience will receive a 10-thousand dollar bonus once hired. he also says bart p-d is looking into
'focus employment,' hiring people for specific positions. (vicki) a bay area nurse and her husband are back in mexico after a long legal battle to stay in the u-s. the couple who entered the country more than 20 years ago were deported overnight. kron 4 was at the airport last night when maria sanchez and her husband said goodbye to their family. sanchez was a nurse who helped cancer patients at highland hospital. her husband was a truck driver. both crossed the border illegally back in 1994. the couple will take their 12-year-old son with them but sanchez says the hardest thing is leaving behind their three older daughters. maria sanchez/family being deported:what kills me the most is like i won't be there for my daughter when she graduates. i won't be here for my daughter when she goes through a lot of things. senator feinstein called me herself and she told me, you make sure that the kids have my number so that they can reach out to me if they need anything. you be strong and don't worry and i'll make sure those girls will be okay and she gave me her word.(vicki) senator feinstein says
she will propose a private bill specifically for the family. in the past that alone would be enough to stop a deportation. but under the trump administration that bill has to pass congress and be signed by the president before the deportation can be stopped. (grant) coming up - an update on the breaking news story we are following out of barcelona... where a deadly terrorist attack killed 13 people. spanish police currently involved in a shoot out - what we are learning abou this developing situation.
(vicki) breaking news at 5:30. a terrorist attack in barcelona - leaves 13 people dead.... more than a dozen people injured. this after a van plows through a crowd of people.(vicki) and now police in spain are carrying out a major raid - tied to today's attack. (grant) police say they have shot and killed four and injured another person. police are carrying out the operation in a town called cambrils... a seaside resort town about 60 miles away from barcelona.
officers are asking people in the town to not leave there homes... and stay out of the streets. officers say they suspected the group was planning an attack in cambrils... just hours after the attack in barcelona. (vicki) less than a week after a woman was killed in charlottesville by an alleged white supremacist... communities across the country are debating what to do with their own confederate monuments. video shows several cities either taking down the monuments, vandalizing them - or demanding that they be removed from public spaces.(grant) meanwhile president trump today said removing confederate monuments would be a foolish thing to do. (vicki) omar jimenez has the latest on the debate from washington, dc. a day after charlottesville paused to remember 32-year-old heather heyer,mark heyer /
heather heyer's father: we just need to stop all this stuff and forgive each other. the debate over what to do with confederate monuments is heating up.some, like these in san diego, los angeles, and baltimore, maryland have already been removed.virginia, governor terry mcauliffe says it's time for those in his state to go too.gov. terry mcauliffe / virginia: it's time for these monuments to come down. it's time for us to move together after what happened in charlottesville. in washington, senator cory booker says he plans to introduce a bill that would remove confederate statues from the u.s. capitol.even the descendants of robert e. lee say it would be fine if officials choose to take down his statues.in the past few days, some confederate monuments have been vandalized
or pulled down by protesters, who have since been arrested. others, like arizona's governor, say they have no plans to remove any confederate monumentsgov. doug ducey / arizona: it's not my desire or mission to tear down any monuments or memorials. but president trump today, in a series of tweets, says he's against any removal of confederate monuments, writing, "sad to see the history and culture of our being ripped apart with the beautiful statues and monuments. ...can't change history, but you can learn from it. robert e lee, - who's next, washington, foolish!" despite the president's tweets, this is a debate that continues across the country in the aftermath of a violent saturday in e.in washington, i'm omar jimenez. (grant) apple's ceo tim cook is donating two million dollars to two human rights groups. it is part of his pledge to lead the fight against hate that has been fueled by the white nationalist rally in virginia. one million dollars will go to the southern poverty law center... the other million will go to the anti- defamation league. both those groups monitor hate speech in the u-s. cook also denounced trump's response to the virginia rally in an e-mail to apple's employees. he said he disagrees with the president blaming the violence on "both sides." (grant) and - california's former governor arnold schwarzenegger is giving 100-thousand dollars to the simon wiesenthal center, an anti-hate organization.
schwarzenegger referred to the killing of protester heather heyer as an act of domestic terrorism in a facebook post on sunday. the former governor paid tribute to her, and the two virginia state patrol troopers killed in a helicopter crash saturday. he called out white separatists, writing in part quote, "there is no white america - there is only the united states of america." (vicki) an elk grove mother is outraged after her son showed her a video of a fellow student wearing a backpack... with a patch of the confederate flag. the concerned mother, sonia lewis... says she called the unified school district to report the video but she was told the student in question.. may not have crossed the line. they say if there is no disruption in the classroom or among students from the outfit choice then there's nothing the school can do. but with recent events like the virginia rally that turned deadly lewis say's something must be done. (sot) (vicki) lewis say's the line
between hate speech and hate crime is blurred. she wants district's like elk grove unified to establish boundaries..before thing's get out of hand. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a gradual warming trend is forecast to continue through late week as high pressure builds over the region. with this, overnight and morning clouds can be expected as well, especially along the coast and nearby valley locations. a cooling trend is then expected late in the weekend into early next week as an
after a baby dolphin is found dead on the beach. what they did - coming up.(vicki) and next. north beach is san francisco's center for italian eateries. details on a new cafe in town ... with it's own spin on things. (grant) u-s stocks took a plunge today. the dow tumbling nearly 275 points. the nasdaq sank about 123 points. and the s&p dropped 38 points - its lowest close since july 11. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪
italian eateries. but there's a new cafe in town... (vicki) tonight on dine and dish - i give us a taste of modern italy in the city. this is not your father's italian delicatessen.. sure, you'll get a great cup of espresso... and scoop of gelato.. the new norcina cafe and deli is bright and streamlined. (kaitlin bauman - norcina) this is how i want my place. i saw a lot of places and i want this kind of vibe.(diner) it definitely has an italian vibe. located in the waterfront plaza it caters to locals and tourists... office workers and spidermen. started up by kait bauman - because of her love-affair with all things italian. (kaitlin bauman - norcina) modern take on italy and serving the foods in a more light and airy environment and
doing a lot of seasonal ingredients and the primo material like they say in italy the best products we can find. there's plenty of sliced deli meats and prosciutto of course... ancient italian flatbread and these beauties.(kaitlin bauman - norcina) this is called a tigelle. norcina has italian doughnuts called bombolini's... and let's not forget the housemade gelato. (vicki) the true test of an italian cafe - its espresso. authentic.(kaitlin bauman - norcina) now you don't have to go to italy! in san francisco, vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. ciao! (vicki) if you have a restaurant, bistro, cafe or
bar... you want featured on 'dine and dish'. you can send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or head to our website kron 4 dot com... and fill out the submission form.. you can also check out our new 'dine and dish' facebook page. (grant) a baby dolphin has diedafter hundreds of selfie-seeking beachgoers crowded the mammal. take a look. 'pictures show people lifitng the weak and frightened dolphin in spain. spanish marine officials say the dolphin ended up sick and at the beachafter getting separated from its mother. officials tried to save the calfbut it died. dolphins are very susceptible to stress and large crowds surrounding them and the flashing
(vicki) we are staying on top of the latest developments coming out of barcelona spain... pam moore is in the news with what's coming up on kron 4 news at six. (pam) vicki... this is all unfolding very rapidly right now... but it appears police in spain may have just stopped another terror attack. this is happening in the seaside town of cambrils... which is about 60- miles south of barcelona. this is video a witness posted online. what we now know according to spainish media ... police have shot and killed four people... one other person is injured.
spanish media is reporting, the suspects were planning to carry out another attack just hours after the van attack in barcelona. we are going to stay on top of this breaking news, and will have the latest on kron 4 news at six. (on cam) vicki back to you. (grant) we've got some major news developing - raiders' cornerback has been charged with assault. he's accused of assaulting his sister's boyfriend. (vicki) alright - now to the man of few words. raiders' marshawn lynch addressed the media today - for the first time since he was spotted sitting during the national anthem last weekend. sports director gary radnich is here with the cryptic answers the oakland native gave the media.
marshawn lych was asked today after raiders practice about sitting during the national anthem last saturday... "marshawn, the elephant in the room on saturday there was a lot of attention with you not standing for the national anthem.""i think the elephant just left the room cause a little mouse ran in here. didn't they say elephants are scared of mouses or something?" "marshawn, a lot of people are going to be wearing your jersey in the coliseum on saturday. does it matter to you if they sit or stand for the anthem?" "when we run 74 or somerthing like that where i've got to scan and read both sodes, that'd be pretty difficult. but for the most part, i'm a veteran so i can make it work."
so this is not unusual for talk to the media at all... to downplay or give answers that don't seem to make sense... in a way it seems like he enjoys playing around with the media... going all the way back to his super bowl media "i'm here so i won't get fined" days... will he sit... won;t he sit... who knows?
forecast to continue through late week as high pressure builds over the region. with this, overnight and morning clouds can be expected as well, especially along the coast and nearby valley locations. a cooling trend is then expected late in the weekend into early next week as an upper level trough impacts the region. (grant) and don't forget... you can catch the eclipse - right here on kron four. we will have extended coverage - next monday august 21st at ten a-m. join us as we will have cameras all across the country and the bay area as the eclipse happens. the region. trough impacts the
swift...generating more news after the legal victory in her sexual assault trial... the pop star is using her win to pay it forward... the insider's louis aguirre has the story from los angeles. vo1"i acknowledge the privilege that i benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this." vo2the statement from taylor comes after her trial triumph. she goes on to say - quote - "my hope is to help those whose voices should also be
heard. therefore i will be making donations... to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves."vo3taylor true to her word - donating an undisclosed but reportedly generous sum to "law and order svu's" mariska (mar-rish-kuh) hargitay's foundation "the joyful heart," which she founded in 2004 to empower women who are sexually assaulted.vo4mariska praised taylor for speaking out and taking legal action against radio dj david mueler for groping her during a meet and greet in june 2013 - and issued this statement ---- "i'm honored by her dedication and commitment to these issues, and i'm deeply grateful for her support of the joyful heart foundation." mx vid bad blood 02.47 you live like that you live with ghostsvo5mariska, who starred as justice in taylor's 2014 bad blood vid ---mx vid bad blood 03.04 blood runs cold... cause baby we got bad blood vo6 ---- is an honorary swiftie --- clips webclip mariska taylor late night with seth meyers 01.17 i met her at the met gala and i was so uncool and she's like hi i like your show and i didn't know that she was like the second coming 00.49 and i feel like my cool factor went up with the kids and i'm really grateful taylor vo7and taylor's an svu junkie. she named her cat "oliva benson" in honor of mariska's character on the show ----clip mariska airk law and order svu finale 18.02.47 in situations like these women get killed but we're not going to let that happenclip taylor swift female role models mariska hargitay is one of my huge female role models because i love how she has consistently played a strong female character on a very serious tv show and in real life she's so funny off the cuff and bright' (louis) o/cwe'll have so much
more on this story tonight at 7 on the insider. for kron4 news, i'm louise aguire. back to you! (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. grant joins pam moore for kron 4 news at six. (pam) vicki thank you... next at six.... breaking news! police in spain stop another planned terror attack... hours after a horrific van attack in barcelona. we will have the latest on both breaking stories next.(grant) plus... driver-less cars maybe the future.... but how will they change the ways americans do their jobs? the potential impact on dozens of industries. kron 4 news at six is next.
a huge raid tonight... in response to the deadly terror attack in barcelona. this dramatic video captured the shootout to the south of the city. at least four people are dead there ... and the washington post says, this raid stopped another terror attack from being carried out.( pam ) good evening i'm pam moore.( grant ) and i'm grant lodes... steve is off tonight. the specifics on this raid that just happened are limited. as for the attack earlier today in barcelona... it happened in the city's historic "las ramblas" district. if you have never been to barcleona... it is one of the top tourist spots in the city. there is a large pedestrian path in the middle street... but cars can still drive on either side. arrests have been made... but this story is constantly developing. let's go to omar jimenez with our partners at c-n-n... he has been tracking the developments in washington d-c. omar? ( pam )
( pam ) today's attack is eerily similar to several we have seen over the past year in europe. the deadliest... last july in nice, france. a truck plowed into a crowd celebrating bastille day... killing 86- people and injuring more than 4- hundred others. the driver... killed in a shootout with police. isis claimed responsibility for the attack several other suspects were arrested... accused of helping the driver in the plot. ( pam ) the most recent attack was in june... when a van ran down pedestrians on the london bridge. the three men inside then jumped out and ran into an entertrainment area... stabbing people. eight people died... and dozens more were wounded. it was the third attack in england this year. the three
suspects were killed by police .. just minutes after the attack. ( pam ) we have been sending out alerts throughout the day on the terror attack in barcelona with the kron four mobile app. it is available for free for apple and android devices. just be sure to enable the push alert feature to receive breaking news updates. (grant) two children were killed during a violent car crash in east oakland last night. the alameda county cororner's office has identified the boys as 6-year- old ezequias lopez and 11- year-old nixon lopez.(pam) the collision happened at the intersection of 55th avenue and international boulevard. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with a witness... who now has to live with the disturbing images of young children losing their lives. (philippe) the impact was so horrific... sandra jefferson says the collision sent this blue chevrolet h-h-r flying into the air, landing on a trash bin.sandra jefferson/witness- "right here in the driveway of the taco, taqueria." jefferson says she had just parked near the
food truck and made her order when she saw the two cars slam into each other. and, after the initial shock wore off... she says she and other witnesses were devestated to learn two kids were in the chevrolet. six-year-old ezequias lopez and 11-year-old nixon lopez. sandra jefferson/witness- "its really sad. i went to work today -- i didn't get any sleep. i told my boss about what happened and he just told me to take off and go home. i can't concentrate on anything. i keep thinking about those poor kids." paramedics did all they could to save the six and 11-year-olds... but by the time the kids were rushed to children's hospital... they were pronounced dead. marco marquez/opd- "last night's accident was a tragedy." oakland police officer marco marquez says the crash was first reported at around 8-30 wednesday night. he says a crysler 300 was headed westbound on international bouleveard... and, crashed into the chevrolet as it traveled east on international and tried turning onto 55th.marco marquez/opd- "alcohol and drugs were not a factor in this collision." officer marquez says it's unclear, at this time, what caused the crash or who is at fault. both drivers were taken to hospitals with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
the food truck parking lot was shutdown for several hours overnight, so sandra jefferson had to wait until the late morning to come back and get her car... she says unfortuantely, it'll be impossible to erase the memory of seeing one of the boys who passed away.sandra jefferson/witness- "it was just really hard to see them pull him out. i mean, he was lifeless when they pulled him out of the car. he was out of it completely." jefferson hopes this crash may lead to the addition of a stop light or sign in the area... in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. (grant) a police shooting in livermore last night left one man dead. it started just before nine pm at a home on via deste near montecito circle. police received multiple calls about a man acting strangly and challenging people to fight. when officers arrived, the man refused to obey their
orders and went inside the home-- and grabbed a gun. authorities say the man began making suicidal comments and several shots were fired in the home. police had been negotiating for hours when they noticed a fire had been started in the home. a short time later-- the man came out of the house pointing a gun at police. that's when officers opened fire. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. the fire was quickly extinguished one of the man's friend's watched the incident in shock.(friend of man's wife): "i've never seen anything like this. and then to be evacuated from your own home, it's worrisome for the neighbors and she was a good friend of mine so i was conderned about their safety." police say the man was home alone at the time of the incident. no one else was injured. the names of the person killed and the officers involved have not been released. a live look outside right now...(grant) let's get
the bay area fast food worker who is now out of a job after attending the alt right rally in charlottesville denies that he is a white supermacist.( pam ) kron4's maureen kelly talked to the former 'top dog' employee outside his home in clayton. the is the picture of cole white at the unite the right rally which is why he is now out of work.it was put up by a twitter user with the handle yes you're racist. that post was brought to the attention of top dog, the berkeley hot dog chain where white worked. the company says white voluntarily resigned after his participation in the rally was made public. during the event members carrying torch chanted racist slogans and gave nazi salutes. it turned into a violent clash with counter protestors. in a statement white says those
espousing white supremacy made up a small percentage of the group. saying quote "i believe many participants and attendees are being unjustly targeted and demonized. i want to make it clear that i am not a white supermacist, nor was i ever. i talked to white outside his clayton home. he didn't want to go on camera because he's about to start at a liberal school out of state next week and doesn't want more publicity.he says he's a conservative and he was there to stand for freedom of speech. maureen kelly kron4 news president trump's rhetoric this past week ... is causing a major backlash from both democrats and republicans on capitol hill.. but he's still tweeting....... catherine heenan is here with more....including his tweets today in defenseof confederate statues... for the second straight day, president trump mostly shied away from the cameras...but did take to twitter to decry the removal of confederate statues..
the controversy over whether confederate monuments honor the past or glorify racism was a catalyst in charlottesville's deadly violence. he tweeted today in part that it's "sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments." he added "you can't change history but you can learn from it. robert e. lee, stonewall jackson.who's next? washington? jefferson? so foolish." he's doubling down on statements he made earlier this week... reporter - george washington and robert e. lee aren't the same mr. president. george washington was a slave owner. wasn't george washington was a slave owner? reporter - yes he was.... president - what's next - is george washington going to lose his status? you're changing history. you're changing culture. rep. denny heck - the president has made a living out of changing the subject. he wants this now to be all about statues and monuments. president trump condemned racist hate groups on monday - but on tuesday defendedpeople
protesting with neo-nazis in charlottesville virginia.. on twitter he claimed today that he did 'not' put white supremacists on the same level as thethe counter protestors. grant and pam? ( pam ) they taped their high-wire act... and boasted about it to the world . now, two daredevils find themselves in legal trouble ... for this golden gate bridge stunt. the charges they are facing. and events are unfolding rapidly in spain. a terror attack in barcelona... and now a raid in response... we will have another update in just about 15 minutes.( pam ) a horrific crash on a busy bay area highway killed a santa cruz man... and now there is fallout from it. the changes being proposed to california law ... to make sure it does not happen again.
we have seen accidents on highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains... but none has probably had the impact this one did three years ago. it left a santa cruz man dead... and could lead to major changes in california law. a law is in the works that would enact stricter safety requirements for big rig drivers.( pam ) as kron four's rob fladeboe tells us, it comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by the family of the man who was killed in the crash. gail-jean mcguire/son killed on highway 17gail jean mcguire is talking about what she found out after her son daniel mcguire, of santa cruz, was killed back in july of 2014 when a big rig truck barreled
into several cars near lexington reservoir on highway 17. several other people were hurt.robert allard/mcguire's attorney"...this settlement should serve as a wake up call for the trucking industry...." the mcguire's attorney robert allard announced that they have been awarded $9.5 million dollars in a wrongful death lawsuit againstthe trucking company, which was found to be negligent.paula mahoney/daniel's law committee "....one of the things that went wrong was that the young, inexperienced driver had terrible training by is own admission, he didn't know how to use his brakes, he had no idea how to manage an 80,000 pound rig...."paula mahoney heads up the committee that has is successfully pushing for a new law, to be called 'daniel's law, that will require big rig drivers to have at least 30 hours behind the wheel before they can hit the road.paula mahoney/daniel's law committee
"....i think this will make people feel better to know that when they're driving a long in a little sedan that the big driver next to them knows what they're doing...." apart from the lawsuit, there are also calls for rules that would restrict treacherous roads like highway 17 to more experienced drivers.the mcguire's who also lost their other son in a car crash, say it's about time something was done.gail jean mcguire".....we live in a community where we have to drive highway 17 to get to work so i don't want anyone else to go through a parent's worst nightmare...." rob fladeboe/highway 17 ".....daniel's expected to be signed into law later this year. on highway 17 rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) police continue to search for a man connected to a hit-and-run accident and carjacking in pleasant hill. (pam) pleasant hill police say 23-year-old vincent wilson
is still at large. wilson is wanted for stealing a truck, leading police on a chase and striking a vehicle, monday morning. during which he injured a female driver and her 2-year-old child. police say wilson is considered to be armed and dangerous. anyone with information of his whereabouts is asked to contact pleasant hill police. (grant) a fire at a warehosue in santa rosacaused $450 thousand dollars worth of damage. crews say the fire started at a nearby homeless encampment... but the exact cause remains under investigation. it happened around six this morning on petaluma hill road. there crews found a warehouse on fire those flames spread to a nearby rug and cleaning products. that business had not yet opened for the dayso crews had to force their way in. they sucessfully put out the fire however not before the flames destroyed many furniture items and nearby vehicles. luckily no one was injured.
two young wisconsin men who recorded themselves free climbing to the top of the golden gate bridge earlier this year....have now officially been charged. catherine heenan is here with more on their upcoming day in court.... (catherine) the video is hair-raising....and clearly infuriated bridge authorities.... it shows the april 11th stunt....set to music....and it went viral. now 18-year-old peter 'teatime' kurer and his friend thomas rector - believed to be in his 20's - have been hit with charges of misdemeanor trespassing and climbing on a toll bridge. shortly after they posted this video on facebook and you-tube -- the c-h-p and homeland security began investigating. kurer and rector have now been ordered to appear in court for arraignment in san rafael september 12th... climbing on the bridge is punishable by up to a year in jail. in the video - they dangle over the
edge...hanging by their fingertips....even doing somersaults and back-flips. all without harnesses or other safety gear. not surprisingly there's now talk of boosting security at the bridge. they're also facing a civil lawsuit from the golden gate bridge district....alleging that they trespassed and 'acted as a public nuisance' for profit. pam and grant? let's take a look outside right now for the current conditions in the bay area... (grant) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast. a gradual warming trend is forecast to continue through late week as high pressure builds over the region. with this, overnight and morning clouds can be expected as well, especially along the coast and nearby valley locations. a cooling trend is then
( grant ) more cases of the west nile virus are showing up in the bay area tonight. find out where it's being reported.( pam ) bart is desperately looking to hiring new police officers. the incentive now being offered to attract new highers. new tonight at eight...the total solar eclipse is just days away...but for one woman this is nothing new.this will be the áfifth eclipse she's seen in her lifetime.how did she see so many?find out...tonight at eight.
are planning extra checks for infected mosquitoes in the areas where the cases were discovered. people within contra costa county are asked to report any dead birds near their homes. (grant) epipen maker mylan...has agreed to pay 465-million-dollars in a settlement with the department of justice. the payment would settle claims that mylan mis-classified epi-pen as a generic drug... in order to avoid rebates - mostly payable to medicaid. epi-pen is an emergency injection used for severe allergic reactions. as a brand name drug, it is subject to higher rebates payable to medicaid. that regulation is meant to protect taxpayer-funded programs from large price spikes for drugs only available from a single source. the justice department says that to keep from paying the rebates, mylan wrongly classified epi-pen as a generic drug. ( pam ) could self driving cars.... drive away millions of jobs. a look at the
impact this new technology could have on the workforce.( grant ) and kevin durant returns to his hometown to celebrate the warriors' title. his response when asked about whether or not he will visit the white house.( pam ) plus, we are following breaking news out of spain. a raid has just unfolded near barcelona ... we are learning it foiled another terror attack. the dramatic video in just minutes. ( pam ) what's up guys? we're dude perfect.
when you purchase with your bass pro shops mastercard. our top story tonight .... is the terror attack in barcelona, spain... and now a raid in response. dramatic video came into the kron 4 newsroom about 45 minutes ago... it is from a witness.( grant ) this is from cambrils... it is about an hour or so to the south of barcelona. ( grant ) spanish police say they shot and killed at least four people during the raid. and... they say they foiled another terror attack that was about to be carried out. we will be keeping a close eye on this situation.( pam ) earlier in the day... the attack on a popular barcelona street left at least 13 people dead... and injured
up to 100 others .. when a van plowed through the crowd. isis has claimed responsibility. spanish officials say, the number of people killed.. is likely to rise. so far, at least two people have been arrested in connection with that attack. we will be watching this story thoughout the night... and have the latest update on kron four news at 8. ( grant ) closer to home: a new report shows, self- driving cars could eventually change the way 1- in- 9 americans do their jobs. ( pam ) kron 4's washington correspondent jessica smith found out how the technology could re-shape dozens of industries. pkg nats cars in the heart of the nation's capital -- it seems everyone has somewhere to be. at union station, there's always someone to take you there.but eventually vehicles might not need anyone behind the wheel -- and a new commerce department report shows self-driving cars could cost millions of americans their jobs. nats jessica smith
standup: the commerce department says 3.8 million americans drive taxis, buses, trucks or other vehicles for a living. nearly 12 million more workers drive as part of their jobs -- think postal workers or police officers. nats michigan congressman tim walberg has been leading the effort to craft federal regulations for self-driving vehicles. he says the technology will be commonplace sooner than people may think. tim walberg (r-mi) : if you look back at the technology advancements in our social media, with tech advancements that allow us to use cell phones in ways we never thought we could before, in such rapid advancement. this is going to happen, so let's do it well. jung cho has been driving with uber for 8 months. he says he knows technology could replace his current job. jung cho, uber driver: no matter what you think about, or complain about it -- what's going to happen is going to happen. cho is driving for uber to pay for college. he says he wants to be ready for anything -- and
he's urging other drivers to have a backup plan. jung cho, uber driver: better to be prepared for that, than just waiting to see what's going to happen. the report did not look at what jobs self-driving cars could - but some people argue they could open the door to new industries we haven't even thought of yet. in washington, i'm jessica smith. ( grant ) the report says driverless cars could also transform industries you might not think of at first. electricians, firefighters and parking lot attendants would all have to do their jobs differentlywhen self-driving cars take over the road. ( pam ) bart police are offering a ten-thousand dollar hiring bonus to attract new officers. in recent weeks, the police chief has said... the force is woefully understaffed.. and needs lots of new officers to fight crime on the transit system. the details came out today during a job fair at a-t-and-t park in san francisco. to get the bonus... people must graduate from the polcie academy or be experienced officers. the goal is to add about 40 officers over the next 18 months. (grant) a new medicine has
been approvedto fight against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer. pfizer's besponsa (beh-spons'-eh)was passed by the f-d-a for patients with a type of advanced leukemia. doctors say the drug's approval provides a targeted option for patients with few available treatments. the drug will cost $168 thousand dollars without insurance... for a nine-week treatment course. in oakland... police are investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of two children. the six and eleven year olds were killed after the car they were in collided with another on international boulevard at 55th avenue. it happened at around 8-30 wednesday night. police say both driver's survived. investigators say it's unclear what caused the crash.. but that neither drugs or alcohol appear to be factors in the collision. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. here on highway 17 and elsewhere in california new safety rules are in the offing
for truckers. backers of a new law to be called"daniel's law," expect the legislation to be signed by the governor later this year. named for daniel mcguire, of santa cruz, who was killed in july of 2014 when a big rig slammed into his and several other cars, the new law will require big rig drivers to get more training before they get behind the wheel. daniel mcguire's parents were recently awarded $a 9.5 million dollar settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit that led to the new law. rob fladeboe kron 4 news
didn't leave the event for his own safety, because he felt the other attendee of the rally would protect him. maureen kelly kron4 news> chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now... a gradual warming trend is forecast to continue through late week as high pressure builds over the region. with this, overnight and morning clouds can be expected as well, especially along the coast and nearby valley locations. a cooling trend is then expected late in the weekend into early next week as an upper level trough impacts the region.
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( pam ) the coming eclipse has had more attention and hype than any since the last one over the u.s. back in 1979... on monday .. the moon crosses in front of the sun blocking out most of the sun .(grant) maybe the best way to describe is a ring of fire in the sky lasting about two minues this map shows what people will see... or may not see... when it happens. the shaded area here, stretching from oregon border to south carolina... is where the sun's shadow will be at its darkest. in the bay area... weather permitting ... it will look something like a
crescent sun.. for those wanting to snap a picture with their cell phone... you may be wondering if it is okay to take a selfie while the eclipse is going on. ( grant ) a reminder.... you can watch the eclipse right here on kron four. kron4 morning news will have extended coverage of the solar eclipse on august 21st ...beginning at 10 a.m. we'll have cameras across the country and the bay area... as the eclipse happens. that's monday at 10 a-m on kron four. in sports... a raider starter is arrested
the room cause a little mouse ran in here. didn't they say elephants are scared of mouses or something?" "marshawn, a lot of people are going to be wearing your jersey in the coliseum on saturday. does it matter to you if they sit or stand for the anthem?" "when we run 74 or somerthing like that where i've got to scan and read both sodes, that'd be pretty difficult. but for the most part, i'm a veteran so i can make it work." make it work."veteran so i can part, i'm a but for the most pretty difficult. sodes, that'd be and read both i've got to scan like that where or somerthing "when we run 74 lynch>
million dollar contract with the team... alledgedly beat his sister's boyfriend down in los angeles back on july fourth.smith faces up to seven years in prison. over at 49ers headquarters -- marshawn's national anthem protest made some rumblings as the team also wrapped up training camp. head coach, kyle shanahan spoke to the media today -- he made it clear that if a player decides to protest against the national anthem... it would not be a distraction for him. "i'm not going to
tell anyone what to do or not to do. i see stuff on tv also, things that are going on in this country and this world. i think anybody who sees that stuff and doesn't get the feeling that they'd like to do something about it to end that stuff, i think something's wrong with you. for a player, if they see that differently and they want to do something about that, i completely understand their intentions and why. because i think everyone can agree there's lots of stuff that's pretty sad to see right now." today was "kevin durant day" in maryland's prince george's county a parade was held for the warriors forward and nba finals mvp today in seat plesant, maryland durant's home towndurant has donated ten of thosands of dollars over the years to the community mostly for youth endevourstoday he and his mom wanda talked about what returning to his home town means to him(sot: kevin & wanda) " it was definitely life changing for me. it wasn't just because i
played basketball here. it was because of all the people. when i walked in the gym i felt love."years ago it started back here. 20 something years ago. so sometimes you have to work really hard and you don't get the reward until 20 years later. but through the process you began to grow and know who you are as a person and your successes will come true." the white house has not formally invited the warriors to the nation's capital... but they are expected to visit on february 28th. but one of the team's superstars already has decided he won't be attending kevin durant doesn't want to visit president trump... if golden state are invited. the n-b-a finals m-v-p says... quote... he doesn't respect who's in office right now. durant joins steph curry, andre iguodala, and shaun livingston as the players that won't make the trip to washington d-c.
on the top of the list is 28- year- old emma stone. stone earned 26- million dollars before taxes in 20-16.. stone is known for her roles in "the notebook" and "la la land." jennifer anniston came in second with 25-and- a-half- million dollars. jennifer lawrence is third with 24- million. last weather and goodbye
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