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alaska ... settiing off off a tidal wave of worry in the bay area.whooshit happens every 20 minutes ... someone breaks into a car in san francisco. that's nearly 30=thousand a year ... tonight the city attorney explains why there were only 4=hundred arrests, whooshand get ready for another storm.here comes that rain and that wind, should be a stormy wednesday (steve) breaking news tonight out of san francisco. police are searching for a gunman tonight...following a double shooting that has left one person dead.(steve) thank you for joining us i'm steve aveson.(pam) and i'm pam moore. it happened in the bernal heights neighborhood ... on richland avenue and leese street.... around 5:15- this afternoon. san francisco police sat .. two people were shot by a suspect... then taken to the hospital. now one person is dead. right now, we do not know the relationship between the suspect and the shooting victims. we will continue to track this breaking story... and bring you updates throughout the night. (pam) tonight... san francisco has a new interim
mayor. supervisor mark farrell was voted- in... late this afternoon... to fill the seat that was left open by the sudden death of mayor ed lee in december. at the time, the president of the board of supervisors- london breed .. became the acting mayor until today. it was a highly contested and sought after ostgion.. race .. but in a 6 to three vote farrell beat out breed. her supporters were not happy and mad it clear in the meeting. farrell will be the interim mayor until the next mayoral election. (steve) a big story we're following. a powerful earthquake triggers a tsunami warning in alaska. as people flee for higher ground. the seven point nine quake --- prompting a tsunami watch for the west coast. and worry in the bay area before the watch was called off.(pam) the temblor struck off of kodiak island in the gulf of alaska .. and was the strongest earthquake on earth since september....
(steve) though the tsunami watch was canceled ...the alert had people on edge.(pam) it could have been a much bigger deal in the bay area than it was.. kron four's spencer blake spoke with the u-s geological survey to find out why it was not.(steve) he joins us live from the coast in san francisco. what did you learn, spencer? that area near alaska is known for quakes that often produce tsunamis...but the one this morning...was a different átype of quake that didn't disturb ocean water as much. 1:18-1:25 francis zamora ÷ sf dept. of emergency managementby the time you woke up tuesday morning, you may have seen the push alerts on your phone that a tsunami watch had come...and gone during the night.it was all because of the seven-point- nine magnitude earthquake in the gulf of alaska. geophysicist brian kilgore heard about the quake on the morning news."without any further information i assumed it was probably a subduction zone earthquake simply because alaska is known for its large number of large, subduction zone earthquakes."those are quakes where one tectonic
plate dives underneath another one.but this quake was different - it had very little vertical motion, and mostly lateral motion, much like the typical quakes here, along the san andreas fault.we dodged a bullet, though, because had it been a subduction zone quake... "an earthquake of this magnitude would almost certainly generate a tsunami of some size."though tsunamis are not kilgore's field of study, he says it's easy to imagine how vertical motion of the ocean floor would displace massive amounts of water, which would cause a tsunami.if you look tsunami inundation maps the state has posted online, you can see how the coastal areas of san francisco could be affected all around. so with tuesday's quake, the reason you didn't hear alarms blaring on your phone, is because the threat of a tsunami was still being assessed after the earthquake happened."if that got upgraded to an advisory or a warning, meaning that a tsunami is likely to occur or already occurring, then sirens become an option."it never did, and the watch was canceled by 4:20 a-m.
kilgore says the today's quake was only about a hundred kilometers away from the typical subduction zone where those tsunami-causing quakes typically happen.live in san francisco, spencer blake, kron four news. (pam) thank you spencer. the tsunami watch alert was a stark reminder for those living near the coast. pacifica is one bay area city... located in what's called the "inundation zone". and police stress .. if you live in one ... there are things you should be aware of. they say, you will hear sirens, warning you of an emergency. the sirens did not go off last night because this incident was only a tsunami "watch"... there are also signs pointing people to evacuation routes in the case of a tsunami. and pacifica has pamphlets to show where these zones are located.. you can find that information ..at kron-4 dot com. (steve) the tsunami watch ---triggering memories for mariners who live aboard their boats in the harbor at
santa cruz.as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, they have been through this once before. it was just after 3:30 this morning and michael enns was snoozing snugly aboard his cal 33 here in the upper harbor when there came a knock on the cabin door.michael enns/boat owner "...they had people going from boat to boat telling people to prepare to evacuate if necessary..."the alert was cancelled a few hours later but enns cold not help recall the tsunami that damaged his and scores of other boats here back in 2011. some 2 dozen boats were sunk as the tsunami waves surged in and out of the harbor for several hours.michael enns '.....and i got damaged by other boats that had sunk and hit my boat from below..."rob fladeboe/santa cruzthe county 911 dispatchers were also on standby along with the county office of emergencyservices. melody macdonald/santa cruz regional 9-1-1"....if it had escalated we would have notified o.e.s and put out a reverse 911 message code red and alerted first responders...."the 2011
damaged docks and other infrastructure to the tune of $20 million dollars. today there are signs like these to remind people of the tsunami risk. out of an abundance of caution. michael enns says it will happen again, it's just a question of when.michael enns "...just make sure you have got everything tied down real well and just hope they give you enough warning...."in santa cruz rob fladeboe kron 4 news (steve) we first you to the tsunami watch with a push alert at 1:39 this morning. stay connected on
breaking news and weather alerts by downloading the free kron=4 mobile app.. ( pam ) a dry tuesday..but a wet wednesday is coming our way..(steve)lawrence has the four zone forecast lawrence karnow: the fog was very thick this morning before clearing. we enjoyed some afternoon sunshine and cool temperatures but another storm is taking aim at the bay area. you can see on the doppler radar that the rain is well to the north. on the satellite you can see this cold storm as it begins to drop out of the gulf of alaska. it will bring heavy snow to the sierra...maybe over a foot on the higher peaks. expect slow travel and dangerous driving conditions in the sierra with snow and wind tomorrow. around the state we'll see rain through northern and central calfornia while they'll enjoy 60s in the south. we will see rain developing in the morning in the north bay and moving south. rain will be heavy at times with some gusty winds. rain will turn to showers after that with cool temperatures. showers continue on thursday before clearing and dry weather on friday.
right now it looks like the weekend will be partly cloudy but dry. dry weather is expected well into next week. (pam) shattered glass ... now a common sight on the streets of san francisco the car burglary problem had reached epidemic proportions in many cities in the bay area...(steve) week.into next week. (pam) shattered glass ... now a shattered (pam) (pam) shattered glass ... now a common sight on the streets of san francisco the car burglary problem had reached epidemic proportions in many cities in the bay area...(steve) but now lawmakers in the state capital
are working on a bill to make it easier to prove auto burglary. kron 4's dan kerman is live at the hall of justice with more. how many times have auto burglars smashed one of your windows and stolen things out of your car. san francisco's district attorney says last year alone there were nearly 29-thousand reported auto burglaries and yet just 481 arrests.sotgeorge gascon/san francisco district attorney: "it's a crime that for organized gangs has very little consequence and we have to ensure we bring high consequences to these crimes." and even when there is an arrest, prosecutors say proving felony auto burglary which carries great consequences than theft, can be difficult even if someone breaks your car windowsot george gascon/san francisco district attorney: "unless we can get the victim to come to court and provide testimony the car was locked or we have
that early document in the report we are unable to show an actual break in under the current law exists."now legislation authored by state senator scott wiener would allow prosecutors to prove auto burglary simply when a window is broken sotgeorge gascon/san francisco district attorney: "it is not a silver bullet , it is simply a tool we don't currently have."to make a real dent in auto burglaries , one might surmise that arrests would have to increase. again last year alone there were nearly 29- thousand reported auto burglaries and yet just 481 arrests.sotgeorge gascon/san francisco district attorney: "there is no substitute for a good field investigation and certainly that would be the best approach but there are resource allocations and i recognize those."
coming up at eight.. a dog left....tied to a cemetery fence in the east bay. now he has a second chance ---after a good samaritan stepped in. plus. a new push to keep the raiders in oakland....why one group thinks they can make it happen.... and next. a local woman finds a man engulfed in flames in the middle of a street. now she's being hailed a hero for what she did next.
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in the mission. kron 4's haaziq maduyn shares what we are learning about the good samaritans that stepped up to try and save the man. a woman heading to work makes a grim discovery...a man engulfed in flames...sotit happened tuesday morning here in an alley at osage and 24th street in san francisco, a few steps away from the 24th street bart station. witnesses say a man was spotted sleeping in the alley and shortly after he was seen covered in flames. when the female good samaratin saw that she sprung into action. san francisco police lt. rachel murphy picks it up from theresotan act that prevented the victim from burning to deathsot this mission district resident agrees...sot sfpd crime scene investigators say the cause of the fire is somewhat of a mysterysot
police department: "at this point it is an ongoing investigation. we don't know if it was self inflicted, if it was accidental or if there were suspects involved">the victim was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. san francisco police nvestigators are following up with several witnesses and checking surveillance cameras in the area, looking for any clues to how the fire started...in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) voters in the south bay will get to decide whether an embattled judge keeps his job later this year. the registrar of voters in santa clara county say enough signatures were collected to add superior court judge aaron persky's petition to the ballot this fall. persky sentenced former stanford swimmer brock turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman. organizers angry with the light sentence collected more than 90- thousand signatures to recall the judge. persky's
current term ends in 20-22. if successful, it will be the third time in state history that a sitting judge has been recalled. (steve) the humane society of the north bay is currently taking care of a dog that was found tied up to a fence.(pam) they say, the dog was found at a local cemetery... which is not uncommon. (pam) the dog's name is cemy short for cemetery, the place where he was found on saturday. a good samaritan took him to the humane society of the north bay. cemy was chained to the fence with an electrical cord....with no food or water. he did not have enough slack in the cord even to lay down. those taking care of him have no doubts that he will soon find a loving home.shamus thornton// board member, humane society of the north bay: "the response of the community has outweighed the bad behavior of the person who abandoned this animal because the community responds with donations in the past to help this dog and many others like him." the vet says that despite
the mistreatment -- the dog has only a few skin issues. for now, cemy will remain under the care of the humane society but it's likely that he'll be ready for adoption on friday. (steve) a group named "we stand with oakland" is throwing a hail mary to try to keep the raiders in oakland. they are exploring new legal action to keep the team in town. or at least win the rights to the name, logo and colors for a future expansion team. kron 4's gabe slate spoke with the group's spokesperson who explained why they think they can win this fight. nats - the los angeles rams... the city of st. louis is suing the nfl and it's team owners for allowing the rams to be relocated to los angeles. the nfl filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit claiming there was no basis.... a missouri judge denied that motion... meaning there is grounds for a lawsuit and it will likely proceed to trial... sound from ray bobbitt - spokesperson, we stand with oaklandray bobbitt is spokesperson for the "we stand with oakland" group made up of city, state, and county
officials and community leaders fighting to keep to the raiders in oakland. he says the ruling against the nfl in st. louis has re- ignited the battle here.. sound from ray bobbitt - spokesperson, we stand with oaklandbobbitt knows the chance of a mostly grass roots effort to take on the nfl and their power house legal team and win is unlikely.... but he says the ruling in st louis has triggered the potential for them to gain high end experienced, representation... for free up front.. only having to pay lawyers.. if they win. sound from ray bobbitt - spokesperson, we stand with oaklandbobbit told me they are going to try to keep the existing raiders here in oakland.. but if that ship has sailed... they'll settle for less.. sound from ray bobbitt - spokesperson, we stand with oaklandin oakland gabe slate kron 4 news
this morning before clearing. we enjoyed some afternoon sunshine and cool temperatures but another storm is taking aim at the bay area. you can see on the doppler radar that the rain is well to the north. on the satellite you can see this cold storm as it begins to drop out of the gulf of alaska. it will bring heavy snow to the sierra...maybe over a foot on the higher peaks. expect slow travel and dangerous driving conditions in the sierra with snow and wind tomorrow. around the state we'll see rain through northern and central calfornia while they'll enjoy 60s in the south. we will see rain developing in the morning in the north bay and moving south. rain will be heavy at times with some gusty winds. rain will turn to showers after that with cool temperatures. showers continue on thursday before clearing and dry weather on friday. right now it looks like the weekend will be partly cloudy but dry. dry weather is expected well into next week.
new ahead at 8. a veterans group firing back at roger goodell and the n-f-l after they reject their super bowl ad. the two words that the group says got their ad denied. and next.. a new report finds, in the days before deadly mudslides ravaged southern california neighborhoods... there were conflicting evacuation warnings ... for people in hard hit areas. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast. we'll update the warriors and and knicks coming from the oakland coliseum arena. also, warriors in the all-star game.boy do they love warriors players. we'll update you on the latest. and kobe bryant has ben nominated for an academy award. no joke, and
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report released today shows there were conflicting warnings sent out days before deadly mudslide devastated southern california neighborhoods. the l-a times says the santa barbara county sheriff's office had posted a list of evacuation areas on their site and on facebook. however a separate map on the county's website included a larger voluntary evacuation zone ---not included by the sheriff's list. the times say of the 21 people who died...at least a dozen lived in the areas covered by the county's evacuation map.. but not included in the
sheriff's warnings. officials have acknowledged the discrepancy. but says other measures were used to warn people including door to door visits and social media alerts. coming up at eight.. a california pilot sentenced to life in prison.. convicted of disturbing crimes... including having sex with girls as young as seven plus. a babysitter hears a child's voice asking for help,,..the shocking discovery she discovery she then made in the a home's basement. and next. east bay officials taking action on what they call a grave concern. a series of deadly crashes children. ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast. details are right after the break.
(pam) in the east bay. a warning going out tonight after six- children have been killed in the last six -months all in car accidents.. and in each crash, the driver of another vehicle has been charged with murder. (steve) kron four's terisa estacio shows us the cases, the concerns prosecutors have, and what's being done. two brothers, two cousins, and two sisters all children, and unique and special in their own ways, but sadly - share a common cause of death all 6, victims of vehicle accidents in the last 6 months, where the driver of another car now charged with their murder, and that is sounding alarms for bay area prosecutors. derek butts, contra costa deputy district atty. "it seems to me to be a real large number of these cases, which is of grave
concern." contra costa deputy district atty derek butts is handling the prosecution of the most recent case - noe saucedo. sacedo of pittsburg, now charged with 2 counts of murder, and posession of a controlled substance, and evading a peace officer in last weeks horrendous crash in antioch. the two young girls, lenexy and camilia both died due to injuries suffered in the crash. back in november, this devastating crash - where four family members died, including two teen boys, joe and baden. the group was coming back from a basketball game, when this man, fred lowe allegedly plowed into their car. the boys' fathers also killed. lowe, had a several prior dui convictions and was driving on a suspended license he is in custody, and his case is moving through the court system. and then this case, back in june - where this man lemuel wilson now faces multiple murder charges for killing brothers vincent and lorenzo in concord. authorities alledge wilson was driving under the influence when he slammed into the family car in concord, and took off. he later was arrested and is in custody, for murder and hit and run.
all of these happened in contra costa county - and now this warning coming from prosecutors dealing with these grime cases. butt.s what the people of contra costa county should know, if you drive drunk or drive in an extremely flagrantly reckless manner, and you end up killing somebody, that our office is going to take a very close look with charging you with murder and lastly butts. and you could spend the rest of your life in prison if you are convicted. in contra costa county, te kron four news. (pam) a sacramento- area pilot has been sentenced to life in prison.. after being found guilty of traveling to the philippines ... to buy and have sex with girls as
young as seven years old. (steve) doug johnson explains the disturbing evidence the f-b-i uncovered...that resulted in the conviction. once a bankok based commercial pilot... now convicted of buying children from the philippines... 57-year-old michael carey clemans will spend the rest of his life in prison.u.s. attorney mcgregor scott, eastern district of california "the salacious details of his email exchanges with his procurer are absolutely shocking."standing in front of the cameras, u.s. attorney of the eastern district of california mcgregor scott detailed the case.in 2014, clemans was flagged by the f-b-i ... after yahoo reported his email account had suspicious activity.he was communicating with an accomplice in the philippines to find homeless children for him.u.s. attorney mcgregor scott, eastern district of california "he sent money to that person to procure the children, requested in graphic detail the types of pornographic images he wanted of those children, those images were made and sent to him, he selected which children he wanted to travel to the philippines to have sex with." in april 2015, when he flew to s-f-o, federal agents selected him for a screening, and found
child pornagraphy on his i-pad. he was arrested, and later released on bond... but continued to communicate with his accomplices overseas.but scott says those who help him, two adults, were also eventually arrested and prosecuted.u.s. attorney mcgregor scott, eastern district of california "and are serving i think 15 to life terms in the philippines."in total, federal prosecutors say clemans had more than 27 thousand images of child pornography on several devices he used... including his parent's home computer in sacramento.but scott says most disturbing are the ages of his victims he met in the philippines.u.s. attorney mcgregor scott, eastern district of california "the three young girls he ultimately selected were 7, 9, and 10. at the time of his actions."the f-b-i tracked down those victims... and all three testified against clemans during his trial.after his life sentence was given, judge john mendez allowed clemans to hug family members goodbye.his family had no comment for fox40 outside the courtroom.meanwhile scott called today's sentencing a huge victory in the fight against child sex trafficing... and hopes the outcome this case sends a message to others.u.s.
attorney mcgregor scott, eastern district of california "i want to send a message to the online predators out there we're those guys and we're coming every day we're going to find you and you're going to find a nice place where mr. clemans has to spend the rest of his life." (pam) u-s attorney mcgregor scott says, cleman's sentencing is a huge victory in the fight against child sex trafficking. (steve) now to our four zone forecast. you're looking live at the golden gate bridge.(pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look ahead lawrence karnow: the fog was very thick this morning before clearing. we enjoyed some afternoon sunshine and cool temperatures but another storm is taking aim at the bay area. you can see on the doppler
radar that the rain is well to the north. on the satellite you can see this cold storm as it begins to drop out of the gulf of alaska. it will bring heavy snow to the sierra...maybe over a foot on the higher peaks. expect slow travel and dangerous driving conditions in the sierra with snow and wind tomorrow. around the state we'll see rain through northern and central calfornia while they'll enjoy 60s in the south. we will see rain developing in the morning in the north bay and moving south. rain will be heavy at times with some gusty winds. rain will turn to showers after that with cool temperatures. showers continue on thursday before clearing and dry weather on friday. right now it looks like the weekend will be partly cloudy but dry. dry weather is expected well into next week.
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8. one week after police arrested two parents for allegedly holding their 13 kids captive in southern california. we're learning of another disturbing case of alleged child abuse --- this time in alberta, canada.(pam) a 19- year old babysitter is speaking out about how she found two young sisters.. barricaded in their basement last month. justice taylor, was sitting for other kids in a home, when she says, just after two mothers left for a party ... she heard a knock on the basement door... and the voice, of what turned out to be a six- year old girl .... asking for help. taylor then pushed a dresser away from the door ... and opened it.. only to be shocked by what she found.
hickey blown up. so i don't know if it was choking or - it looked like a baseball hit her in the neck at 40 km an hour. > (pam) taylor says, the basement smelled like urine.. and had just a mattress on a cement floor. she says, the six- year old was there with her three -year old sister. the girls were taken away from the home by police and their mother is now facing charges --- including attempted murder. (steve) comedy shows are typically filled with laughs and applause... but columbia's comedy house was filled punches sunday night. comedian steve brown was doing his set....and out of nowhere said "what's your problem?" to a man sitting in the front. brown then told the audience member "this is not what you want" the man came on stage and the two started going at it. after being pulled away momentarily...the man returned shirtless, for round two.
deputies say multiple people were injured, including the comic coming up in sports... we will update you on the warriors game... as they add a couple more players to the all-star team... also... lebron james reaches a major career milestone...and tweets about himself ahead of the occasion and kobe bryant is nominated for an academy award... could the "mamba" win an oscar?.. gary has that story... and all the sports... coming up next at 8, harsh words for roger goodell and the n-f-l after they reject a super bowl ad by a veterans group. why the n-f-l says they denied it. even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors.
a super bowl battle ... between the n-f-l... and a veterans organization.(pam) at issue...the national anthem protest......and that the vets are calling censorship. grant lodes is here to explain. (grant) the group american veterans, or amvets...wants to be in a super bowl program that will be handed out in minneapolis next month at the big game. the vets wanted an ad in the prgram that said "please stand" - refenreinc the anthem demonstrations that
former 49er colin kaepernick started last season. the n-f-l says it tried to work with amvets to tweak the language...to something like "please honor our veterans...or "please stand for our veterans." but the two sides could not agree on a compromise before the publishing deadline. the vets have sent nfl commissioner roget goodell a letter...expressing dismay over the league's dicision... the group acknowledged that its members fought and in some cases died so we could enjoy free speech...which of course allows people to kneel during the anthem...but the vets say that freedom works both ways... writing: "but imposing corporate censorship to deny that same right to those veterans who have secured it for us all is reprehensible and totally beyond pale." "but
the warriors hosting the new york knicks... without kristaps pozingis... golden state scored the last 8 points of the half... and they still trail by 2 at halftime...the splash brothers only 4-of-16 shooting steph curry and kevin durant have some company on the all-star team... both draymond green amd klay thompson were named all-star reserves today... green... the reighning nba defensive player of the year... makes his 3rd all-star team... all as a reserve... he is averaging close to a triple-double... 11.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.6
assists... per game this season thompson... is a 4-time all-star... like green... all as a reserve... he is of clourse one of the best shooters in the nba... maybe the second best after curry... he is averaging more than 20 points er game and shooting better than 45-percent from behind the arc this season curry and lebron james... as captains... will pick their teams this season... the results will come out thursday a major milestone for lebron james tonight... end of the first quarter in san antonio... james hits a jumper to score the 30,000th point of his career.... he becomes the 7th player to score 30-thousand or more... the only other active player with more points is dirk nowitsky of the dallas mavericks... att 33 year old james is also the youngest layer to reach 30-thousand... he is more than a year younger than kobe bryant when he did it kareem abdul-jabbar is the all-tme points leader with 38,387 in 20 nba seasons... lebron is in his 15th season
and is statistically still at the top of his game speaking of kobe bryant... in only his first year of retirement he is already reaching new heights... todsy he was nomitaed from an oscar for his animated film short caled "dear basketball"..."dear basketball. from the moment i started rolling my dad's tube socks and shooting imaginary game- winning shots in the great western forum i knew one thing was real: i fell in love with you." the short is the
adaptation of a poem bryant penned in november of 2015... when his ailing bodywas making it obvious his basketball career would soon be over... the 18-time all-stars short follows the arc of bryant's basketball journey... from being a kid all the way through his nba career glen keane illustrated the short... illustrated glen keane nba careerthrough his nba career glen keane illustrated the short... while john williams composed the music... "dear basketball" is one of five nominees in the animated short category for the ball brothers... lithuania doesn't seem like such a bad idea after all.. 16-year-old lemelo went off for 43 points and hit five straight shots from behind the arc in a 147-142 win last night older brother liangelo ball scores 37 points anfd added 10 rebounds the
lithuanian team they play for dumped it's league schedule to play a number of exhibition games with the two broters is what is being called the "big baller brand challenge"... the big baller logo can be seen at center court as well as both basket areas in the keys for father lavar... lithuania looks likes it's working out for family and business! a day after the giants signed austin jackson...indica tions are the team doesn't tions are the team doesn't intend fpr him to be their every-dasy centerfielder today brian sabean... when asked if jackson was the ;lone solution in center... bluntly answered... "probably not"... pointing out that jackson hasn't been an every-day player since the 2015 season the giants have also indicated that they are still looking for cheap help via trade to shore up the outfield... adding that they
acquired jackson for depth at all three poutfield positions even if they do nothing jackson could be more of a platoon player with a prospect... such as steven dugger... or holdover gorkys hernandez sharing center with him the austalian open continues to lose star power... top-seeded rafael nadal had to retire in the fifth set of his quarterfinal match with marin cilic (sill-ich) with an upper right leg injury... cilic had won the first two games of the final set when nadal... who had taken a medical timeout in the fourth set to have his right leg and thigh massaged... called it quits cilic will play kyle edmund in the semifinals. alex rodriguez is enjoying a very successful start to his broadcasting career... a-rod will be moving from the studio to the booth as an analyst on espn's sunday night baseball... he will take over for aaron
boone... who is the new manager of the new york yankees again, this time moving into the espn booth for sunday night baseball. the 14-tme all-star will become a rare... two-network announcer - continuing as a studio analyst for fox sports in the postseason. ironically... rodriguez became boone's replacement at third base for the yankees when he signed with new york in 2004 coming up... an iconic image of a strong woman from world war two ... the story behind the image which is rooted in the bay area.. coming up they did everything absolutely correct which was contact recology, recology
we have one to two fires a day and when you respond together and you put your lives on the line, you do have to surround yourself with experts. and for us the expert in gas and electric is pg&e. we run about 2,500/2,800 fire calls a year and on almost every one of those calls pg&e is responding to that call as well. and so when we show up to a fire and pg&e shows up with us it makes a tremendous team during a moment of crisis. i rely on them, the firefighters in this department rely on them, and so we have to practice safety everyday. utilizing pg&e's talent and expertise in that area trains our firefighters on the gas or electric aspect of a fire and when we have an emergency situation
we are going to be much more skilled and prepared to mitigate that emergency for all concerned. the things we do every single day that puts ourselves in harm's way, and to have a partner that is so skilled at what they do is indispensable, and i couldn't ask for a better partner. (pam) you may not know her real name. but you probably know the iconic image of 'rosie the riveter'.
tonight, family members are remembering the woman who was the model for the female war worker of the 1940's ... and that model lived here in the bay area...(steve) naomi parker fraley died this past weekend in washington state at age 96. over the years...several women claimed to have been the model for rosie the riveter... it was more than 70 years before fraley was finally acknowleged to be the 'real thing.' it's now agreed that a photo taken of her at the alameda naval air station during world war two was used as the model for rosie... her son and daughter-in-law say that fraley was tough, hard-working and bounced back from 'whatever the world threw at her.' (steve) fraley was a single
mother and the sole breadwinner for her family in the 1950's... as for being 'rosie' - she said the women of the world need icons, and she was happy to be considered one of them. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) that's right pam and stevenext at a nine...san francisco has a new interim mayor.. and not everyone is happy about it. there are protests tonight after supervisor mark farrell was voted in.... over acting mayor london breed. we have a live report from city hall...and reaction from breed. (vicki) a victim of a car break-in catches it on camera---the extreme measure the thief took to get inside. it's a ongoing problem san francisco is trying to tackle. their new strategy to fight the epidemic of car break ins. (vicki) also rain is in the forecast for your commute...we're tracking the timing of an approaching storm. ((grant))keep it here...kron 4
news at nine starts right after the break. legend has it, the first voyagers arrived on canoes, sailing the seas day and night. they knew where they were going, by watching the clouds move in the sky or the way their boats rocked. that's how the waves and stars would speak to them. guide them. sometimes, you can find your way in the world, by getting lost in it. let your legend begin at aulani, a one-of-a-kind disney resort in hawaii (vicki) tonight... the
city of san francisco has a new interim mayor. supervisor mark farrell was appointed in... in a surprise vote... thanks for joining us, i'm grant lodes... and i'm vicki liviakis... right now farrell is about to speak publicly for the first time tonight at city hall... farrell was voted- in... to fill the seat that was left open by the sudden death of mayor ed lee in december. at the time, the president of the board of supervisors - london breed .. became the acting mayor ... as is laid out in the city charter. it was a highly contested and sought after position .. but in a 6- to -three vote farrell beat out breed. her supporters were not happy and made that clear in todays' meeting. a couple of weeks ago, a group of breeds female supporters held a rally at city hall encouraging the board to vote in favor of breed as the interim mayor..