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tv   KRON 4 News at 11  KRON  August 24, 2011 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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man: we need a good night's sleep. woman: which means a little heat to keep us warm. and a good dose of support for my back. some over-the-top comfort couldn't hurt. and our perfect dream factory's been built. you're feeling sleepy already? nighty-night. [giggling] live, this is kron 4 news at 11:00. he is a giant in the tech world and the man who created one of the world's most revered companies. steve jobs is stepping down from apple. he will be replaced. kron 4's reggie kumar is here to talk about the major change.
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>> reporter: steve jobs submitted his resignation today. he said he can no longer handle the job. >> reporter: stunk stunk will still play an important role. while stepping down steve jobs suggested tim cook should be the new ceo and the board agreed. cook joined the company in 1998 and named chief operating officer in 2007. he served as ceo in 2004 and 2009. in a letter addressed to apple jobs said, quote, i have always said if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations as ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come the resignation appears to be related to the health problems he has dealt with over the past several years. in 2004 he battled cancer and lost a lot of weight and looked
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frail every since then. in 2009 he said the weight loss was caused by a hormone imbalanced and announced a six month leave of absence. his most recent work included the ipod, iphone and ipad. >> reporter: after his announcement today apple stocks fell over 5%. when the market closed apple's value was $349 billion. we will know more tomorrow. >> very busy on the markets tomorrow. jobs has always been considered heart and sole of apple and this could mean big changes ahead. continuing our coverage, kron 4's charles clifford has more. >> he would not leave it
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casually. >> reporter: rob thinks that steve jobs' stepping down as ceoinal as turning point in the company's future. >> steve jobs was the balance point in the company and now had t has been removed. lot of people left over the last 12 months anticipating this. the company has been changing quite a bit. the balance is removed, we will see a different company. >> reporter: he thinks that even though his influence will linger, his departure will be melt immediately. >> we should see a continuation of his vision in the products but that balance between how it is presented, marketed, how it is perceived by the market that will be gone. >> as for his replacement, tim cook, he is capable but has big shoes to fill. >> when you have a company so
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uniquely designed for its ceo you can't toss in somebody else no matter how capable. >> charles clifford, kron 4 news. a car robbery outside of a bank turns into a shoot out. happened outside a wells fargo. they exchanged gunfire with two robbery suspects. kron 4's alejandra cerball has more. >> reporter: it was parked right here. there were two gun fights. one right here and the other behind the bank. a man is dead after police say he and another man tried to rob this armored truck. there was a gun fight. she had to undergo surgery. one of the suspects got away but later arrested at a hospital. he was injured in the shoot out. >> we are unaware of whether or not how he got to the hospital
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that he went to. went to doctors hospital and treated and airlifted to another hospital. >> reporter: late arpolice officer shot and killed the other suspect who was behind the bank. during that shoot out an officer was shot in the shoulder. he has been with the force for two years and works as school resource officer and being treated for nonlife threatening injuries. the police aren't releasing any suspect information at this time. alejandra cerball kron 4 news. two earthquakes struck the east bay, both registering 3.6. the first one hit last night. a 2.3 aftershock. the second 3.6 struck this morning. both quakes were 5.5 miles
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deep. water service is returned to the town. a pump failed leaving 800 without drinkable water. workers tested the flow floe today making sure the water was safe. residents should still boil water till tests come back from the lab. the investigation into the disappearance into a woman 10 years ago now ended. investigators concluded jeanine harms was murdered. the district attorney said fibers from a rug at her home were found in marvin norwood's car. the brother of the victim shot and killed him earlier this year and turned the gun on himself. jeanine harms' body was never found. cooler today in some spots. inland valleys didn't notice the cool down. upper 80s and low 90s.
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bay shores, 73 oakland. 79 mountain view and 84 in san jose were cooler than yesterday. here is a look at the difference, it was 14 degrees cooler in oakland. 11 in hayward. 9 in san jose. and the cooling will continue tomorrow. more extensive fog tonight. cooler temperatures tomorrow. and friday same thing. more fog, cooler temperatures. into the weekend we warm. programming note, this thursday, tomorrow night, we will air nbc programming. 8:00 community. follows by parks and reck. the office, 30 rock and without a trace at 10:00 and the kron 4 news at 11:00. we will beright back. we will be right back. you happen to have any brilliant silver altimas?
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thursday with winds at 131 miles per hour. it's expected to hit the east coast between north carolina and new york. even if the eye remains off shore it could cause flooding and power outages. hurricane irene is passing through the bahamas after causing flooding in porto reek moch. the usgs recorded a aftershock in virginia and the national's capital. yesterday's earthquake that hit the east coast left significant contraction in the washington monument. it was discovered near the top of the structure during a helicopter inspection. it is now closed while engineers determine the best way to fix it. charges have been filed against two men in connection with the biggest wile fire in arizona's history. the two are accused of leaving a camp fire unattended.
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it destroyed 32 homes and they face a total of five charges. we will be right back. more news ahead.
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. >> right now i want these protests to end and you want to go back to business as usual but there is no going back.
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not if business controls an outof control -- out of control police department. >> what i would like to see is that this forum be the forum for those who wish to protest, to have your grievances addressed, here. to speak to the board and not create an unsafe public event. >> bart officials expresenced concern about the protesters. they believe the hearing is the beginning of positive change. >> we have put this in a different forum for the public to tolerate the protest are harder. we are giving them an opportunity to talk us to. >> he went on to estimate it
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will take 2-4 weeks to come up with a draft policy is discuss it with free speech groups and the review board. many protesting are also venting their anger online. our team coverage continues as dan kerman has that part of the story. the reaction to the meeting on twitter, some positive, some negative. this person writes, saw some progress today but still a lot of work to be done. some people agree with us. >> reporter: among those who agree with them, tom. one person tweets that he said we need to admit our mistakes, and we are breaking new ground here at bart in an unfortunate way. she also received support on twitter. one tweet quotes her as saying, we don't get to stop people from communicating, even if
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they are protesting. another tweets says she just became a freedom of speech hero. one person tweeted, bart needs to learn the difference. and finally, if they just said we are sorry, never happen again, this whole business would be over. why? dan kerman, kron 4 news. cooler today and it continues into tomorrow thanks thanks to additional fog. temperatures cooling a couple degrees to 10 degrees in some spots. a look that fog. tomorrow morning, pushing into the inland valleys, delta, north bay and bay smores starts scaling back by 10:00. oakland, hayward and peninsula and back to the coast line where it remains. temperatures cool a couple degrees in the south bay. 85 lose got matches morgan
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hill, 88 degrees. cools 2-3 degrees for the inland valleys. 90 in antioch. 89 pleasanton and 85 in livermore. 70 oakland. 74 hayward. 76 fremont. peninsula locations, close to the coast line, cool, 59 daily city. 60 ocean beach. north bay, 90 fairfield. extended forecast, continued cooling for, the weekend, less fog expected, warmer temperatures, 90s inland valleys but we will cool down next week and the fog returns. the a's take another one from the yankees in new york, vern has highlights on that ahead and the tim lincecum show on the mound with & with the bat -- and with the bat.
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all right. giants tonight through tim lincecum out there and he got it done, almost by himself. bonds, among them in attendance. carlos beltran, his first home run as a giant. first home run in his career at at&t park. same score, fifth inning. lands one in triples alley. his first three bagger of his career. giants rolling. two batters later. it's tim lincecum. tim lincecum with the bat. one big hopper. that was enough to make it 2-2.
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lincecum, the game winning hit. and on his 124 pitch, he gets him in the eight. he is 12-10 for the year. barry bonds like it, the giants win 2-1. and believe it or not, because his e.r.a is so low, lincecum creeping into the cy young discussion. he won it with 15 wins couple years goy. before the game, giants claimed heath bell. more saves than anyone since 2009, even brian willen is on the disabled list list. here is bell. >> it's brian wilson's bullpen. not mine. me just representing the giants as much as possible, if i do become part of that organization i will help that organization win a world
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series. >> the giants have till 10:00 a.m. friday to make a deal. guess who has a chance to sweep the yankees in new york? yep! he can't believe it. he is a yankee's fan. he is watching the oakland a's come from behind. nick swisher gone. he homers twice. the yankees led but in a tie game, coco crisp singled in scott. mark teixeira takes it back in the eight with a solo jack to tie it up 3-3. coco crisp homered earlier, homers from the left side in the 10th 10th inning to give the a's a lead, 6-3. they win it 6-4. they knock the yankees out of first place and they play at 10:00
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a.m. tomorrow. the a's a chance to sweep new york. california represented in series play. little league world series play. pennsylvania. hundredington beach against billings, montana. -- huntington beach against billings, montana. montana wins it 1-0 to make the u.s. finals. they face california or pennsylvania. 49er coach jim harbaugh, manning may not be ready to go so they went out and got collins out of retirement who has two weeks to gear up before the season begins. 16 years in the league. two time pro bowler. doesn't give much confidence to
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the existing quarterbacks. boxing, warson getting ready for the fight of his life at city hall. he was at a press conference for his october 29th opponent, this is for the wba and wbc super middleweight title and super 6 title in atlantic city. a win could bolt him into the stratatmosphere. good -- stratosphere. good night everybody.
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