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now at eight this city's just crazy right now san francisco's traffic nightmare ... another cracked steel beam at the brand new sales-force transbay transit center.whooshdrugged drinks and gang rapes ... the explosive new accusations about a supreme court nominee. whooshit's that time of year again ... the flue season is here and doctors say the time to get your vaccination is now. everyone is at risk for influenze infection (pam) now at 8. a second cracked beam found at san francisco's 2 -point- 2
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billion dollar transbay transit center. that discovery will now keep the center shut down until at least the end of next week. (pam) thank you for joining us i'm pam moore. (catherine) and i'm catherine heenan...ken wayne has the night off. it is too early to pinpoint the cause.. but officials are looking at several possibilities. we have team coverage tonight. kron-4's michelle kingston is live with how building near the transit center are also facing structural issues. (pam) but first, ali reid joins us live with more on what could be causing these steel beams to crack. ali? fremont street and the transbay terminal may remain closed for at least another week.inspections last night revealed a second beam with a crack.pkgthe transbay joint powers authority is now investigating a crack in a second beam ... adjacent to the one found tuesday.we're very disappointed with what happened, we will get to the bottom of thisthat's 2 cracks
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found in a building recently completed. the construction team believes this is an isolated incident that will not affect the entire terminal. at this point in time we don't know what the cause of the crack is. we know the building is safethe transbay center is separated into 3 different buildings ... west, center, and east. the beams in question are on fremont street on the east side, east building fire proofing was applied in june 2016. at the time, the group says there were no signs of strain or cracking during final inspection. the question is ... at what point could this have happened?it's hard to discern right now what caused it. it could be a fabrication, welding, installation or design issue. every piece of steel in the building was fabricated in the u-s ... from 7 different companies. right now the department of buildings has no enforcement role under the building code, due to the fact that t-j-p-a is a quasi state agency with full authority over its building.our goal right now is to fix this as soon as possible so we can open the transit center for public usestandupalthough the transbay authority doesn't believe additional cracks exist, a peer review of the entire design will be conducted to ensure the transit center is completely safe.reporting live from san francisco ... ar ... kron 4 news.
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the cracked beams at the transit center have a lot of people talking about the tilting millennium tower just across the street. are the two related ... or is it just a coincidence that there are problems at both buildings? the transit center's executive director mark zabaneh says, the beams have no impact on any of the buildings in the area. kron4's michelle kingston has more on that for us -- she is live downtown. michelle? it certainly has a lot of
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people talking -- especially because the two buildings are so close to each other. (mk)aaron peskin, san francisco board of supervisors "i am not a geotechnical engineer. i do not make steel. but the whole thing is a cluster."with no confirmed information at this time -- san francisco board of supervisors memer aaron peskin says all he can do is speculate.aaron peskin, san francisco board of supervisors "it would appear that the trouble with the cracked steel beam at the trans bay terminal is not related to the sinking and tilting of the millennium tower next door but it is just a conflagration disappointment and frustration for city leaders and for everybody in san francisco .. this is not a happy thing." transit center executive director mark zabaneh says the beams have no impact to any nearby buildings and says the cracks have nothing to do with other buildings that are settling or sinking ... millennium tower is just across the street -- and has sunk 18 inches and has tilted 14 inches since opening in 2009.aaron peskin, san francisco board of supervisors "the sinking phenomenon at the millennium tower appears to be isolated to the millennium tower it may or may not have to do with in part with with some of the dewatering that went into the building of the trans bay terminal. the reality is that heavy concrete building was not designed to be supported by the friction pile system that is beneath it unlike the salesforce tower that goes all the way to bed rock. i have been holding almost 2 years worth of hearings i actually just came out of a two hour hearing or two hour meeting with a bunch of structural engineers about ways to reform in our building
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code and our quality control to make sure that things like this do not happen in the future." mr. peskin tells us there will be a series of changes made to the ilding code.and much more will come out of a hearing taking place next in san francisco michelle kingston kron 4 news 4 news
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behavior towards girls. swetnich also says kavanaugh and others would spike the punch to cause girls to become inebriated and disoriented so they could be gang=raped in a side room or bedroom.she added that she became the victim of one of these gang or train rapes where mark judge and brett kavanaugh were present. swetnick did not allege that either man assaulted her or anyone else.kavanaugh immediately replied, "this is ridiculous and from the twilight zone. i don't know who this is and this never happened."attorneys for kavanaugh's classmate mark judge say he vehemently denies the allegation.swetnick's lawyer michael avenatti defended his client."the details in this allegation are specific, they are shocking, but above all else they are true. and my client defends them 100 percent."senate judiciary chairman chuck grassley says his committee is reviewing the latest allegation. "our lawyers are on it right now..."all 10 democrats on the committee are urging president trump to withdraw kavanaugh's nomination, but the president is showing no signs of wavering ."this is one of the highest quality people that i've ever met. and everybody that knows him says the same thing. three women have now come forward with stories about kavanugh in his youth. tomorrow palo alto university professor christine blah=zee ford will testify under oath. in her prepared opening statement she describes how she was at a party when kavanaugh pushed her onto a bed and began grinind his hips. she says she believed he was going to rape her and tried to scream but he put his had over her mouth.she says she eventually got free and locked herself in a bathroom
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we have we have continuing coverage on kron-4 dot com. there you will find the results of kavanaugh accuser christine blasey ford's lie detector test. you can also read her prepared testimony which she is set to give tomorrow and hear the president's reaction to
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new accusations against kavanaugh... all at kron- 4 dot com ((catherine)) phone calls into the y-w-c-a silicon valley domestic violence and sexual assault hotline have increased. officials say there's been a a 20-percent jump in calls as a result of the "me too" movement and the supreme court nomination controversey. counselors are telling survivors that it's never too late to report abuse allegations. ".... it's a crime, it's a crime that ought to be investigated and that lawmakers and people who sit on the highest court in the land ought to be seeking justice for victims of crime...." the ywca the ywca hotline is available 24 hours a day a major development in a rash of apple thefts we have been telling you about here in the bay area. tonight, a big bust. and this comes on the heels of two
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other thefts. kron four's terisa estacio reports. terisa estacio, reporting, emeryville. kron four news has learned at least 7 people were taken into custody in connection with busting a ring associated with stealing from dozens of apple stores. this comes on the heels of a high stakes crime here in emeryville tuesday, and a case out of palo alot. - where police say in both cases, packs of young males raced into apple stores and took off with ipads and the latest iphone that runs close to a thousand dollars each. thefts at apple stores are at an all time high.... a north bay resident shared this video he took as the crime unfolded right in front of him... and later he shared this video exclusively with kron four news, showing the arrest of one suspect. a month ago, the apple store in corte madera was hit and images of suspects released. late wednesday, oakland police announced it assisted outside law enforcement by arresting multiple indidivuals on criminal warrants. and that the arrests are are in connection with large scale crimes throughout california... they would neither confirm or deny the cases were directly involved in apple thefts. kron four news has also learned that california department of justice is involved and more information with be realeased on thursday. thefts at apple stores have plagued the bay area... on here in emeryville,
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residents say they are very relieved to hear there could be a major break in these cases. i am glad, they needed to be caught. they were putting lives at risk, it was scary. here in emeryville, terisa estacio kron four news. coming up at eight.. an east bay priest put on leave what he is accused of letting happen at his church. also -- three major structural problems -- all next to each other in san francisco. we talk to an engineer about what's going on. and next.. 80- thousand people died during last year's flu season.... we look ahead to how severe this year may be... and how to protect yourself.
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this is how xfinity makes life. simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet and tv for just $34.99 a month for 12 months and customize by adding flexible channel packs. click, call or visit a store today. nationwide 80,000 people died from flu related problems last winter. that's according to thec-d-c. many of those deaths were among the young and elderly( pam ) and with flu season approching, health officials are asking that everyone recieve a flu vaccine ... to hopefully avoid a repeat of last season. kron four's charles clifford is live with more.. charles? kron 4's charles clifford is live for us tonight in san francisco where health officials are trying to encourage people to get vaccinated early. charles . . .
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the cdc says that nationwide 80,000 people died from the flu and flu related problems. that's the highest total is decades. in an average year, there are 12,000 to 56,000 flu related death nation wide from the flu. last year there were about 80,000. california and the bay area were also hit hard. now, health officials are hoping to save lives by getting people vaccinated early. sotlast season was a particulary severe flu season. dr. julie stoltey is an infectious disease physician with the san francisco department of public health. she says that last winter in san francisco at least 4 people, probably more, died from complications related to the flu. she says it's difficult to predict when the influenza virus will strike and how bad it will be.sotit's always unpredictable. we don't know how it's going to be until it occurs. with another flu season on the horizon, she says it's very important that everyone get vaccinated. a flu shot doesn't guarantee that someone will avoid getting sick, but it's the best protection we have.sotbut even in years where the flu vaccine is not 100 percent effective it's still prevent millions of illnesses in this country and 10s of thousands of hospitalizationsstoltey also reccomends getting a flu shot every year because the same flu virus doesn't spread all the time and the vaccine is adjusted accordingly.sotthe flu vaccine changes from year to year to try to address the circulating flu virus for each upcoming season.finally, if for some reason your unwilling or unable to get a flu vaccine dr. stoltey reccomends taking some common sense precautions. sotif you're sick, stay home from work or school. practice good hand hygiene. wash your hands. use hand sanitizers. cough into your sleeve. but, again, the flu vaccine is really our best protection against influenza.
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also, you can't also, you can't get the flu from a vaccine. the virus in a vaccine is dead and it can't spread but your body makes anitbodies that will protect you if a living virus attacks. in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. ((pam)) in the east bay - there is a scandal involving a priest who had been removed from the ministry - yet allowed to conduct mass
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at a local east bay church. father j. patrick foley was previously removed from the ministry by the catholic diocese in san diego, after he was accused of child abuse. however parish pastor gerald moran at st. isidore church in danville, allowed father foley to celebrate mass and sacraments... without receiving a "letter of suitability" from the diocese.. that is a violation of national protocol. so the bishop of oakland placed pastor moran on administrative leave from the parish ... while an internal investigation takes place. ((catherine/landing)) a repeal of california's controversial gas tax is on the november ballot. both supporters andcritics of prop six....are going all out to drive home their points before election day. the measure would repeal california's recent 12 cent-a- gallon gas tax increase. and also require voter approval for any future gas tax hikes.. repealing the tax could slash
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5.1 billion dollars in funding. opponents say that would halt 65-hundred road repair and infastructure projects statewide. supporters say californians already pay one of the highest gas taxes in the nation, and those projects should not mean higher taxes. now to our four zone forecast. taking a live look outside at s-f-o.kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here now with the forecast the forecast here now with the forecast
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lawrence karnow: it was another hot day inland in the upper 90s but much cooler near the coast with highs in the 60s. around the bay it was hazy and nice with highs in the 70s and 80s. today was likely the peak of the heat and we will begin to cool as early as tomorrow. on the satellite you can see the low spinnng off the coast and high pressure over california. the high will weaken tomorrow but it will still be hot inland with highs in the 80s to low 90s, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. temperatures reall begin to cool on friday with highs in the upper 70s in the warmest spots. there is a slight chance of a few shower north of the golden gate bridge on saturday. and there is another chance of showers on monday.
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(catherine) today, for the first time, we got a look at the top floor of the salesforce tower, called the ohana floor..(pam) it will eventually be open to the public ... offering 360- degree views of the bay area. kron 4's gabe slate was on the media tour .. he gives us this sneak peek. stand up - i'm at the salesforce tower 61 floors up ohana floor on a clear day you can see the farallon islands off the west coast which are 27 miles out. on this day the fog was creeping in but that made the golden gate bridge look cool with it's orange tower popping out. the ohana floor offers 360 degree views of the bay area the cars stuck in traffic on the bay bridge looked small from way up here the floor is open.. you can walk around and take in the views through the floor to ceiling windows. it's almost like a lounge up here with the piano player and comfortable seating scattered throughout. and it smells good there are 24 living columns throughout the floor featuring 128 different plant species, with 48 different exotic types of
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orchids. salesforce decided when designing the tower that they would not keep the best part, the top, to themselves. sound from - elizabeth pinkham/ evp, global real estate"we want to share this with everyone" elizabeth pink=ham, with salesforce, says this ohana floor will also be available to non profits and charity organizations to host events. sound from - elizabeth pinkham/ evp, global real estate"nonprofits can use this space for free" stand up - "the ohana floor opens to the public in 2019, gabe slate kron 4 news"
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new ahead at 8 why parents are concerned about what a school asked middle school students to wear for spirit week... and next. lawmakers say, those charged with safeguarding america's transportation system... failed to keep their own employees safe. and in sports... the new 49ers starting quarterback gets a very unique vote of confidence from the team's star linebacker... mark carpenter is up later in the show ((catherine))here's what we're tracking new tonight at nine... ...why she believes her
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(catherine) some airport storiesare not about long lines these days.. they're about sexual harassment, low morale, retaliation and fear inside the transportation security administration. (pam) today, lawmakers held a hearing to determine how bad the t-s-a workplace might be ... and what is being done to solve the problems washington d.c. correspondent brie jackson has details .. lawmakers say the agency charged with safeguarding america's aviation system... failed to provide a safe work environment."for the safety of our nation tsa must do better." congressman trey gowdy says concerns at the top of the agency caused employee morale to drop."as one whistleblower testified tsa's problems are rooted in the areas of leadership and culture. our's is a culture of retaliation, misconduct, lack of trust".a report claims senior leaders would discriminate against employees and would reassign workers as retaliation for pointing out misconduct by senior officials.the problems started before david pekoske became t-s-a administrator but he vows... under his watch... tsa workers will be held accountable.should an employee retaliate against someone else that would absolutely be
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reflected in their performance evaluations and if we considered it serious enough it would be subject to disciplinary action. in addition to management problems, officials say a congressional investigation revealed serious vulnerabilties in t-s-a security screening operations. i believe we need urgent reforms.congressman elijah cummings wants to know if t-s-a has equipment and screening procedures to handle potential threats."in this agency we will do everything we can to prevent another terrorist incident from occuring in our transportation systempekoske assures congress he is committed to protecting travelers.he says he wants to improve the culture at t-s-a and make employees feel comfortable in the work place. in washington, brie jackson coming up at eight.. the u-s facing another
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government shutdown... if a spending bill is not signed. the president says, he will sign one.... but there i's something in it... he is not happy about. also - how a little dogwas electrocuted while on a walk... why the family is now warning others. and next. three major structural problems all within blocks of each other in san francisco. we talk to an engineer on whether there is any link. (pam) an alarming
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discovery.... a second cracked beam has now been found in the san francisco transit center .... leading the whole building and surrounding area... to be closed for another week.(pam) the 2 -billion dollar transit hub is across fremont street ... from another big high rise that has made headlines ..... the millenium tower.(catherine) the transbay authority says the crack in the new transit center is not related to the problems across the street. kron4's maureen kelly checked in with an independent structural engineer for a second opinion. (pam) the leaning millenium tower looms over the new tranbay transit center....but despite the close proximenty of the two massive buildings.....a structual engineer says it's highly unlikely that the cracked beams found in the transit center are related to the sinking being experienced at condo building. it doesn't appear that there's any plausible theory that this would be related to the foundation issues at the millennium tower. this crack is probably due to some very local issues in that structure. he says if it were true...we'd see a lot more evidence of settlement beyond the cracks.this would not be the first thing that would be noticed you'd see in the ground, you see distortions evidence in the floor slabs, in the wall systemshe says the cracks in the transbay center's steel girder could have a number of causes
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.....including a defect in the material itself....defects in workmanship.....or a defect in the design of this very unusual building....supporting the very heavy weight of a 5 acre park. every cause that i can think of is unusual because of the very rigorous quality controls and quality assurance and processes that we put on modern structures especially steel structures nevertheless we can't rule them outhe says no matter what the cause the solution will likely involve adding more steel to strenghten the weaken could be a quick fix if the problem is specific to one area.....but if it's prevelant....than the investigation and the solution will need to be more extensive. maureen kelly kron4 news. (catherine)(catherine) (catherine)
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(catherine) a government shut-down is looming once again. but the president says he'll sign a spending bill to prevent that.. today he said "we're going to keep the governement open" if no action is taken - the shutdown would happen monday. there's a bill in congress that would keep things going through december 7-th. the bill does not pay for president trump's long=promised wall along the u-s - mexico border. a fact he calls "ridiculous" (pam) downed power lines... downed trees... and winds up to 75- miles per hour. a violent thunderstorm tore through the chicago area tuesday night. its effects were caught on camera. (pam) down.">(pam) the town of huntley was hit hard... it 's about an hour west of chicago. it only took seconds for a fast moving storm to strand sandi altergott... in this video... wind whipping around her car as rain poured
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down. one neighbor says, it looked like a war zone when it was all done. the storm knocked out power to more than 30- thousand customers. (catherine) this is a look at the radar from that chicago area storm. pretty intense rain. (pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look at the storm...and our local weather lawrence karnow: it was another hot day inland in the upper 90s but much cooler near the coast with highs in the 60s. around the bay it was hazy and nice with highs in the 70s and 80s. today was likely the peak of the heat and we will begin to cool as early as tomorrow. on the satellite you can see the low spinnng off the coast and high pressure over california. the high will weaken tomorrow but it will still be hot inland with highs in the 80s to low 90s, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. temperatures reall begin to cool on friday with highs in the upper 70s in the warmest spots. there is a slight chance of a few shower north of the golden gate bridge on saturday. and there is another
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chance of showers on monday. (catherine) a florida family is warning other pet owners...after theirlittle dog was electrocuted after walking over a manhole cover.(pam) it happened monday.showers on chance of showers on monday.
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(catherine) a florida family is warning other pet owners...after theirlittle dog was electrocuted after walking over a manhole cover.(pam) it happened because the dog had wet paws. but the family says, they feel it was negligence on part of the city. debbie and her husband lynn has just bought their great pyrenees dog- charlie... four months ago. but last week... a walk turned tragic when charlie was electrocuted when walking over a street light manhole. < debbie mcdermott, dog owner:"he had fell to the ground, then his tail was wagging and then lynn had to try to move him off of that he realized that he got shocked and then lynn's hand got shocked as he was moving charlie and then charlie started foaming at the mouth."> (pam) the family says, they now hope charlie's story can
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save other people and pets from the same thing happening. the city of sarasota says, a burnt wire underground in theull box... came into contact with the metal manhole cover. the wire has been repaired and staff are performing precautionary inspections of other boxes in the area. still ahead at 8 the city considering jail time for dog owners as punishment for certain pet behavior. plus. what happened to a woman what happened to a woman who confronted thieves fleeing her home. and next. a culinary and cultural destination in the heart of san francisco's chinatown. vicki liviakis gives us a taste of 'china live' next. this is customizable streaming tv for your family.
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♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. (pam) san francisco's chinatown is known for many things - crowded streets, dim sum and tourist trinkets. (catherine) but tonight on dine and dish - vicki liviakis takes us to chinatown 2.0... it's called china live and we meet the moving force behind it... restaurantuer george chen likes to shake it up. "i want to change the perception of traditional chinese food that mystery brown sauce in a white box." that's why he created china live. in the heart of san francisco's chinatown. "chinatown like you've never experienced it before - china live." 30,000 square feet devoted to elevated chinese cuisine. you could say george is on a
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mission... to get people excited as he is about modern chinese cooking. like this flank steak dish. or sichuan blistered green beans and the popular bao pork dumpling or my favorite taiwanese mango shave ice. you can pop in downstairs for casual dining and drinking and shopping. or for truly fine dining - llow george upstairs to the exlusive and award-winning eight tables. yes, that's george as a baby before emigrating to california from taiwan. homage to his early roots... as george chen brings china alive to the rest of us. in san francisco, vicki liviakis kron4 news.
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(catherine) if you have a restaurant, cafe or bar that you'd like to see featured on 'dine and dish... send an e-mail to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. (pam) a tow truck driver in california... thought he was saving a lost dog.. he ended up rescuing an injured elderly man in an area north of fresno marty hall junior says, he found what he thought was a lost dog. he tried to get the dog to come over to him. but it would not budge. then hall says, he heard something.. so he turned off his truck's engine... and that's when he found an elderly man. the man had
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fallen down an embankment and was hurt. a second dog was with the man.... and he was eventually rescued. but neither dog deserted their owner. next at 8 one school's spirit week theme is raising eyebrows. why parents say it's not appropriate for middle schoolers. just around the corner in sports, the 49ers...with no time to feel sorry for themselves about the jimmy g injury. cj beathard is running the show now... hear from the team's new first-stringer.
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(pam) new at 8. some parents in one louisiana school district are upset over a school spirit week event. they say, that event encourages bullying .... and stresses kids into having relationships.(catherine) that's after students were asked to wear green, yellow, or red to signify their relationship status.'re single. yellow means it's complicated...and red means you're taken. that sounded strange and troubling to some parents...who say middle school is too young to be thinking about relationships. the school board did not comment...alth ough one memberreportedly told a parent that it was too late to make changes. (pam) a los angeles area woman came home to find burglars breaking into her house. and when she went to confront the two men... one of the thieves sprayed her with pepper spray. neighbors say, thieves
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have hit the area heavily... and that home break- ins happen all too often. some are frustrated and say.. police are not doing enough to combat the problem. several neighbors are fortifying their property with cameras and lights and fences and watch dogs. (catherine) an ohio city is considering a plan to jail owners if their dogs don't stop barking. the akron ordinance would be for repeat offenders only. it would increase the fee from one- hundred dollars to 250. and would allow for jail time up to 60 days. a councilman sponsoring the bill says the biggest problem is when people leave their dogs outside.. (pam) the hollywood hills residence of pop star 'rihanna' has been broken into twice in less than six- months. the most recent break-in happened tuesday night. no one was home at the time. police did not say if anything was stolen. one of the singer's employees says, a glass door in the rear of the home was broken. neighbors reported suspects fleeing the scene in a car.. after the break-in triggered the alarm.
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back in may, an intruder spent 12 hours inside rihanna's home after breaking in. (catherine) more than 3 million people died from alcohol consumption in 2016 around the world.. that's according to a new report by the world health organization. (pam) the largest cause of death -- 28% -- was due to injuries. this was followed by 21% of deaths due to digestive disorders... and 19% due to cardiovascular diseases. reid binion breaks down the study.'s legal. it's global.and it's responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide. according to the world health organization,more than three million people died from alcohol consumption in 2016. men made up three-quarters of those deaths.of the estimated 2.3 billion people around the world who drink alcohol, 283-million of them suffer from alcohol related disorders. a recently published study found no amount of alcohol is good for you.any benefits from drinking are offset by increased risks for certain cancers and diseases.this is at odds with the long-held belief that moderate drinking has health benefits.despite members of the world health organization declaring the health problems associated with drinking a "public health priority"...the newest report predicts the number of people who drink alcohol will continue to increase over the next decade...for today's health minute, i'm reid binion.
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new tonight at nine... a heads up for parents who use changing tables in restrooms. one mom is spreading the word after finding out what those black marks are on the table, and how they could make your child very sick. the disturbing details... tonight on kron 4 news at nine. since the astros clinched the a-l west last night after an a's loss, the green and gold going after that top wildcard spot... and a chance to host the yankees
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next wednesday. the a's just have to keep winning... here's an update from seattle-- at last check, 4-2 a's... who just took the lead with two quick runs... in the 5th solo homers from chad pinder and marcus semien started the night. we'll have full highlights later on. down in santa clara, here's some perspective on how much the 49ers are missing jimmy g. earlier this week, they worked out 7 different quarterbacks, but for now, they are going with cj beathard. the 2nd-year qb...will start this sunday in l-a against the chargers. this after garoppolo was placed on injured reserve with a torn acl. some of the free agents that came through the facility were tom savage, tj yates, landry jones, and former raider ej manuel... but no one was signed... instead, nick mullens was promoted from the practice squad to the backup spot. last year, beathard...played in 6-games and the team went 1-and-5. kyle shanahan...confident in his qb...and cj is ready to step in. "you really are one play away and you just never know when that play is going to be. you could play zero an entire season or you could be playing in the third game of the year. you never know. that's why you've got to
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make sure you're prepared as much as possible and prepare as if you are the starter, for situations like this.""c.j. is very impressive. he was last year in terms of he's very smart, he always knows the game plan inside and out, he works very hard, he is a thinker and he also is a reactor out there." "that's a hard pill to swallow. that's jimmy g. but guess what, we got c.j. up next and c.j. ain't no roody-poo." raiders..prepping for baker mayfield and the browns to come to the coliseum this sunday. the silver and black...still looking for a first win after 3-weeks in a row in which they've failed to maintain a 2nd half lead. but, jimmy g's knee injury also came up at alameda today...because derek carr knows what it's like to have his season end on one play. d-c....on his 49er counterpart. "i haven't reached out to him because we've been so busy but i will, i definitely will. because,
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again, you know, let's keep it in perspective, we're humans man. the guy just wants to play the game. you know, we play this game for a living, he wants to be out there with his teammates, he's worked so hard, got traded last year, had a great start right, you know i feel bad for the guy. you never want to see anybody hurt like that so jimmy we're praying for you man, me and my family. that's terrible." time to talk some warriors-- training camp is now underway.. and we are 20 days from game 1 of the regular season. ring night...scheduled for october 16th at oracle against the thunder. once their 2nd straight championship banner is unveiled, then the year will center on the team's ability to 3-peat... players talked about this on media day and how going through another championship run is different from the first because other teams are constantly going after you and it's human nature to not be as locked in steve kerr knows what it's like to win 3 in a row.. and he talked about how this year might compare to his 90s bulls teams. "i think the difference is with phil in '98 we knew we were all free agents and we knew we were all gonna be gone, including phil. so we are not in that same
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position. we do have plenty of free agents, but we are not looking at this as the final dance. so like i said, we wanna have some fun and enjoy what we have this year and then move on from there."
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(pam) will smith bungee jumping over the grand canyon! and the white house already gearing up for christmas.(catherine) jeremy roth has today's take a look at this! will smith just became the fresh prince ... of mid air! believe it or not, the superstar actor just turned 50, and marked the big day... by bungee jumping out of a helicopter over the grand canyon!he was cheered on by his wife and kids ...and actor and friend alfonso can watch the full, unfiltered video of smith's jump on his youtube channel.a couple of suspects were caught on camera stealing ...the very cameras they were caught on camera ... stealing.everybody confused? here's the thing ... the wireless cameras the suspects took continued recording after they were taken."we're gonna get paid right?"the gear was stolen off a tree in a man's yard in fresno, california. after a while, the pair realized the cameras were still rolling."turn it off? how?"at one point, one of the suspects looked right into the lens.that image is now in the hands of fresno police.the holidays are still a couple of months away -- the white house is preparing to celebrate.two white house officials traveled to a north carolina farm to select this year's christmas tree.the farm's owner, larry smith, won the national christmas tree contest last what does it take to be a white house holiday tree? "it has to have a full body..a straight stem..has to be at least 18 feet tall..good color to it."the pair finally
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settled on this 25-year-old frasier will be cut down in mid-november and will head to the nation's capital . for talat - i'm jr. (pam) (pam) that wraps that wraps at 8.(catherine) but our
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primetime coverage is just getting started this wednesday. grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))thank you pam and at ninewe are just hours away from christine blasey ford coming face to face with brett front of the senate judiciary committee.tonight two more people are accusing the supreme court nominee of sexual assault...bringing that number to five.details straight a live francisco's shiny brand new transbay transit center...shut down after more cracks were found in steel crews are scrambling to figure out what's causing it.((grant)) plus...we'll get a look inside the prison where bill cosby will be spending the next three years.((vicki))keep it here...kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break.
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it's ridiculous. it's a con game that they're playing, for the democrats to play a game that is disgraceful it's a disgrace to the country.>
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(grant) president trump... defending his supreme court nominee... as more victims come forward accusing supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh... of aggressive sexual behavior(grant) thanks for joining us, im grant lodes..(vicki) time.(grant) kron 4's j.r. stone is followoing the story and j.r., as all of this is happening there are new allegations against kavanaugh. (j.r.) that is true but it is also important to note that these two new allegations are from anonymous individuals. this is in addition to the three allegations that are already out there. tomorrow has to do with just christine blasey ford's allegations. today the president defended kavanaugh


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