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relief, and that's weather permitting. closed due a slide that took out a 60-foot- long section of one lane. open a single lane by late ground was still too wet and slide from getting worse. and commuters in theto reach highway- 17. rain fall... the road crewto install a concrete 'k- permanent repairs could months, and in vallejo.. cal trans crews had to temporarily shut the connector ramp down from i- 80 to highway 29.. to clean up a mudslide. the drains were clogged when the recent storm saturated the soil on slideand flooding the the ramp was reopened after a couple of hours. crews in the east bay working to fix a giant sink- hole. the collapse happened mountain drive. take a look just how 30 feet wide, 15 feet deep... and getting deeper. scene -- and plan on working from getting worse. homeowners in the area kron4 talked to one long- time resident, whose house is just steps away zone. >> it is terrible. if i have to go to sleep is a sleeping pill and to my earplugs. i do not know when i'm going to get any peace especially with christmas coming. >>pam: the main concern
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-- disconnected and broken pipes.. which could the sinkhole to fill-up with right now some lines have been already been diverted with temporary fixes... but more work remains.stay with kron-4 as we continue to track this new storm front updates also available on as well as our facebook and twiiter pages. >>pam: new details have been released about the suspect in a brutal crime in oakland. police say the man kidnapped and sexually assaulted an at-risk teen.. with a diminished mental capacity. kron-4's j-r stone has more. san francisco ha >> this is by far one of those worst cases cytosine. >> oakland police chief howard jordan is referring to the case involving this man, gary atkinson.. with a 16 year-old actress coral that has the mental capacity
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of its of year-old. >> kidnapping the force, kidnapping with force if needed to kidnap a child, three counts of rape, lewd acts on a child, with the suspect is 10 years older. >> the girl was reported missing tuesday after wandering from the youth center. she was found two days later on a muni train. >> the muni drivers from the juvenile a disoriented and scared. >> servants video from bart was used to find the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests..
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and some arrests. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, during today's final vote, the clothes came off again. >> the final tally of votes before the san francisco board of supervisors was barely completed when all of a sudden take a look... those against the ban began to strip off their clothes... and one by one,iff's deputd out blue robes covered the naked protestors and lead them away. >> nudity is good! we are free to express my nudity. nudity is my right. you are harming people by not letting them be nude. >> this was not the first time, protestors have taken such demonstrative actions ... this was the scene a few weeks ago at the board of supervisors meeting right after the first vote on this issue... and here look, this is a protest staged in front of city hall several months ago. the ban will prohibit nudity from wasit dow nin plazas parks and side streets as well as public areas around the city. public venues like bay to breakers will be an exception to the new rule. supervisor scott wiener has pushed for this change in
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the current city code. >> we'll always had occasional and random public nudity in the san francisco and that was fine. but in the last couple of years it has gone beyond that and it is over the top and it is time to do something >> and most of his colleagues now agree. in the final vote it was 7 to 4, but then a problem popped up. supervisor kim who voted in favor of the ban claimed she had made a mistake, a revote was taken with the measure passing, this time 6 to 5. the mayor has said he is in support of the ban as well and will sign it. if he does so, it would go into effect february 1st. >> i think it is a shame because it teaches children that-they should be ashamed of their bodies and adults that they should be ashamed of their body. >> those against the ban say they have filed a lawsuit claiming it is against the right to free speech. >> we are profiling some of
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the most wanted the suspects. >> san francisco police are looking for a suspect in a cell phone robbery. it happened a on november 15th... on polk street near turk street in san franciso's tenderlion district. and the robbery was caught on video. watch the bottom right of your screen... the victim's sitting down...using his phone. the suspect - dressed in a suit and wearing a hat... approaches him...they struggle.... there's a bystander who eventually walks away. but after the suspect and victim wrestle with each other... police say the suspect uses a stun gun on the victim. police say the suspect is a black man, abdout 6- foot-2...200 lbs. and he's between 40 and 50 years old. if you have san francisco police. i'm grant lodes. kron 4 news. >>pam: ahead at eight.. new video of a deadly confrontation at a new york subway station. the latest on the search for a suspect.
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and several fire stations targeted for closure in the east bay ... get a bit of a reprieve. plus, former president george w bush .. weighs in on the state of immigration reform.
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we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. moffett in national news... police in new york are questioning someone, after a man was pushed into the path of an oncoming subway train on monday. mary snow has new surveillance video of the incident.. and the angry reaction to how the story is being covered in the new york tabloids. this is on the cover of the new york post. the subway train apparently just seconds away from hitting the victim. investigators say, the man tried to pull()vo)á police are questioning a man fitting the description of the suspect on the surveillance video.
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witnesses say, the victim and the suspect were arguing just before the crime. they also reported seeing the suspect talking to himself. >> i know that they were arguing with the themselves. this happened around 12:30 on the afternoon on this platform that is only 10 ft. wide. a doctor that was on the platform to say that the victim was trying to protect people that he did not know. many people were trying to alert support personnel. she said she reform to 3-for chest compressions but it was too late. >> the witness on yowas describing what they saw. >> they were in a sheer shock. they did not know what was going on. >> the suspect was able to slip out into times square. they canvassed the area but
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it was another image in this cool killing that is sparking outrage. this is one of several photographs published by the new york post. just seconds before his death in new york post said the photographer tried to warn the train operator by going to have. but on a line if the republic comments of discussed. enough time to take a few pictures. why did not the person help? what and a each we live and when that the getting the picture is more important. >> that was mary snell. they that was mary-snow--the new york post has denied to comment. >>pam: the judge presiding over the fort hood shooting trial .... has been removed from the case. a military appeals court in texas says, judge -colonel gregory gross showed bias against the suspect, major nidal hasan. hasan is charged in the 2009 rampage, that
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left 13 people dead and dozens injured. he faces the death penalty if convicted. judge gross had ordered that hasan be clean- shaven, or have his beard forcibly shaved, before the military trial begins because facial hair violates army rules. hasan says, his beard is a requirement of his muslim faith. the military appeals court ruled .... the judge is not responsible for enforcing grooming standards. >> with about four weeks to go before that fiscal cliff... of tax hikes and spending cuts gets triggered, negotiations still appear to be at a standstill, president obama told bloomberg news, the latest plan put forth by house speaker john boehner, simply does not add up. republicans have been equally dismissive of the last proposal from the president. tax rates on the wealthy remain the key sticking point between both sides. after a white house meeting tuesday, a bi- partisan group of governors expressed hope that an agreement will be reached soon. experts forecast economic turmoil in january, if a deal is not reached.
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>> john boehner took a break from the negotiations to help light of the christmas tree. eagle scout, from colorado springs helped out and there is. the crowd in cheers and the u.s. air force played " a christmas tree " and other holiday classics. this is a spruce tree from call rental white river national forest. it has 10,000 lights, ornaments and will be let in each night until the day after christmas. >> we are going to take a look at the golden gate bridge. dry roadways. the bulk of the wet weather is to the north. it is going to pick up in intensity, overnight. it will impact certain areas to more with moderate/heavy downpours. it
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could try out at night and it looks like that we will have a drying trend with the workweek. taking a look at the stormtracker 4 some pretty widespread rainfall in the north bay. the pat tillman/1 0 1 towards the santa rosa is wet petaluma- increasing in intensity, overnight. by midnight, the orange. moderate/heavy. and by 6:00 a.m., more widespread if for the morning hours. and it will pressed down into the evening hours. as we take a look your kron 4 7 day around the bay 6:00 a.m., widespread in the north bay. fairfield, antioch, concord, moderate downpours.
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if the creasing in terms of intensity. this is over the bayshore. the heaviest will be along the peninsula, the east bay. a bit of a drive break and a by 11:00 p.m. we will be dry. still a bit cloudy. the morning lows, 40's for the north bay. and down the peninsula, the east shore and for the afternoon highs 60s for the east shore. 60s for half moon bay and the 60s in the north bay. 62 in santa rosa, 60s in the san rafael and the 60s in san francisco. as we take a look your kron 4 7 day around the bay once we get through this wet weather tomorrow we are expecting a drying trend on thursday. we will stay dry and for the next work week. sunny skies and chilly
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mornings. as we go towards the weekend >> the holidays are approaching and to gadgets make great gaffes. coming up the hottest gadgets coming up gabe slate tech report >> coming up, frank of for .. frank gore. and the editorial on the heisman trophy.... predictions online... taking the anticipation out of who will win the heisman trophy. coming up.
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>> samsung giving apple run for their money. this little bloom with the galaxy why fight camera a unique device. some of these great items from samsung. the new galaxy camera is a game changer. it is entirely new point and shoot and and three tablet. it can do do except make phone calls. wifi, or a low cost at&t calls? the galaxy phone tablet is interesting. it is phone and a tablet. greed related this is great. for somebody that works a lot on their phone, e-mail, with a this feature you can even handwrite with the stylus. text. the galaxy s three is is currently the no. 1 a seven-inch or 10 in. tablet. with samsung, these android tablets are a great you would like to get a has a pop up store. the and the westfield center in san francisco. just outside can get your hands on these an update on the condition of three firefighters.. who were hit by a car on a rain- slicked highway in orinda.
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of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old at-risk girl.. who walked away from her group home in oakland. 36-year-old gary atkinson was arrested on sunday.. prosecutors say, he assaulted the girl multiple times during a three -day period last week.. before she escaped and was found in san francisco. police say, the victim was resiliant.. and helped them track down her attacker. >> san francisco's board of supervisors has given the final approval to a ban on nudity in public places. several demonstrators stripped during the meeting to protest the decision. at least one was taken into custody. the ban is set to take effect next february. >> and another storm system is moving in to the bay area tonight. flood watches are being issued in several counties. storm- weary residents and repair crews took advantage of the past two dry days... to clean up from the weekend storms. janu is tracking the storm.. and joins us now with the latest... janu >> thank you, pam. light/moderate downpour which has been consistent but it is been overnight that the heaviest will press and. by midnight, santa
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rosa, and to moderate with widespread through the north bay. by 6:00 a.m. by 11:00 a.m., it will go towards fairfield, vallejo, antioch. the orange indicating moderate to heavy downpour. as to go for the afternoon it will decrease in intensity but mainly light rain for the afternoon. for the evening and will press south east. and to more night could be dry. >> bay area news, four fire stations in contra costa county...on the verge of closing for good at the end of the year. once a ballot measure failed last month...we knew stations would likely be shutting are the four stations on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and their impact this all afternoon.
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kron four's dan kerman has been inside that board meeting...and has the latest developments. this is fire station number 12 in martinez it's one of four stations on the chopping block >> this is not an easy choice not want to have to do but we're out of options. we will have to do the best we cannot even with the closure of these stations. >> the fire chief says closing these stations will lead to greater response times but he says over the last 4 years the fire district has seen a 32 million dollar drop in property tax revenue and the failure of a parcel tax at the ballot box means >> to try to find another resolution to keep the station open. >> but at a public hearing tuesday, mayors and residents of the communities to be impacted told the fire district board they must look at other options. >> this will leave clayton with absolutely no fire station and our city. we will be the only city in our
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county that will not have the fire department in our city limits. >> we need to work together to find other ways to balance the district's budget. >> the board agreed, giving the chief a list of questions which they want answers to at their next meeting. >> we need to look at other service delivery options with ambulance providers, most of these are medical service calls. we knew this was coming. we wanted the fire chief 2% of us with other options. >> they will be back at it again for a another meeting on tuesday. at that time there could be a final decision and it will not be the end of it. in the 2013- 2014 budget is a closure to close one, two more. even one included in this city of pittsburgh. martinez, dan kerman, dkron 4. >>pam: three
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firefighters who were hurt responding to a crash in the east bay, are out of the hospital and back at home tonight. orinda fire captain. michael rattary, firefighter paramedic kelly morris, and firefighter stephen rogness .... were responding to a crash on highway- 24 in orinda sunday morning, when an s-u-v lost control on the rain-slicked road, and hit them. the driver of that vehicle is still in critical condition. >>pam: san francisco firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a two- alarm fire in the haight- ashbury neighborhood. the fire was reported at about 1-30 this afternoon, at a four- story victorian residential building on the 15-hundred block of page street. it took firefighters and hour to knock it down. no one was hurt.. but the red cross was called in to assist several residents who have been displaced. >>pam: former president george w. bush is making a new appeal for immigration reform. bush had pushed for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws during his second term in 2007, but the effort failed. it would have combined tighter border security with a temporary guest worker program.
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during a speech in dallas today.. the former president said any new push for reform should keep in mind the contribution of immigrants. >> > bush also said america can be a lawful society.. and a welcoming society.. at the same time. >>pam: britain's duchess of cambridge, catherine, still in the hospital.. recovering from acute morning sickness from her pregnancy.
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her husband.. prince william.. was spotted leaving the hospital earlier today. he reportedly spent much of yesterday by his wife's bedside. kate middleton is reportedly less than 12 weeks along. she is expected to several days. regardless of whether the duchess has a boy or a girl, the baby will be third in line to the british throne, behind prince >> houston police round up a rouge goat that was terroizing children at a middle school this afternoon. officers say the "bully" goat was chasing the kids as they walked to class.. and even tried to head-butt and bite them. no one was hurt however. cops caught up to the goat and held it until animal control arrived. they're now to figure out who owns the goat.. and where it came from. >> coming up, you might be surprised what is going to the san francisco bay from san jose. in the next edition of people behaving badly. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news.
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>> now for today's market
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update. stocks again close slightly lower.. as investors continue to monitor talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff" in the dow fell 14 points to close just shy of 13-thousand. the nasdaq dropped five-and-a-half points to fall below 3-thousand. >> netflix has reached a multi-year agreement to show disney movies after they finish their run in theaters. netflix outbid premium pay t-v services such as h- b-o.. showtime.. and current rights holder starz. the deal will allow netflix to stream disney movies over the internet seven months after they leave theaters.. starting in 20-16. the financial terms of the deal have not been released. >> the heisman trophy winner will not be released. details coming up with sports director, gary radnich and marco sc utero....
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(male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> if you need an idea just what might me floating in the water in san jose all you have to do is look at this man and yes he is i took a look at three separate waterways in the south bay, the guadalupe river, the coyote creek and the los gatos creek the gadalupe river at julian is were due to recent storms has more than its share of plastic bags wrapped around its was also the place where people are using it as a public toilet but here is something you didn't know salmon come here from the just a few blocks away is the los gatos creek, let's wait a second while this fight passes by in the los gatos creek even more garbage in the water
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but look closer, in this case it's spray paint can just to name a few over near brokaw road is the coyote creek which at one point was 6 feet high when the rains hit nats all this is going down to the bay >> roger castillo chairman of the salmon and steelhead restoration group and lawrence joe - man a consultant for the state of california monitor this area trying to protect the wild life but they say that the sheer amount of hom less encampments are the problem >> the river is just a conveyer >> according to roger only 10 percent get caught in the trees, the other 80 percent ends up in the san francisco bay but there is another issue associated with the >> sot: right here the mostr heavely populated homeless encampments on this creek is that i got barriers and the fish acculumate here and they get taken by
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homeless >> so not only are the homeless trashing the creeks they are poaching the salmon that come here to spawn there will be more on this story in the coming days in san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at m >> janu: we are taking a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we do have the heaviest portion of the system going in overnight. with moderate downpours and eight drying trend will continue by thursday. taking a look at with one-quarter of 1 in. per hour in some areas but less than one- tenth of 1 in. but overnight hours that we will see the heaviest part of this portion to the north bay. by
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6:00 a.m., it will span to petaluma, with heavy downpour. fairfield, antioch, concord, getting pretty heavy rainfall and it will decrease in intensity. as for the evening commute it will be drive along the peninsula, the east bay and inland it will be quiet however, if it should press out. a 11:00 p.m., cloud coverage but it will be dry the morning lows will be 40's for the east bay in the valleys, with 52 degrees in half moon bay. if a highs will be freed tomorrow, similar. 60s through antioch, livermore and the 60s for the east bayshore. and as we go towards the north bay it will be 60s through santa rosa, novado and a sinophile. and 60
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degrees expected for fairfield. as we take a look your kron 4 7 day around the bay is showing that we are looking at this round of what weather. 60s through san rafael. thurston, a bit of a dry trend with the next workweek on thursday -- chilly mornings for this weekend and more sunshine for the next work week. if >> good evening, everybody that giants are taking care of business. they signed angel pagan and scutero is signed up and redy to return $20 million, and three years. and show got $40 million. and scooter row,
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is 37 years old. and the giants are bringing back their world series team. perhaps if you could message is brian wilson. >> college troops. as we speak, steve lavlin... this bay area native. could highlights, and some good highlights. and steve's wife is pretty young. and what is wrong with that? with five minutes left, 66-58. what is a nice is that he is able to return home. he was a coach at ucla, he worked on espn and he is now back with a st. john's. we will have
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that more at 11:00 p.m. >> the raiders have been without their coach. we are talking about and dennis allen whose father passed away today in texas. cree texasgrady.... allen was a professional player in the 1960's and introduced his son into football. and dennis allen is the head coach of the oakland raiders. this statement released that they are very sad that the coach released. he will be back on thursday for the denver game. they will extend their sincere condolences for the entire family. a quick turn around. sunday-thursday, patent manning and the denver broncos at the oakland coliseum. >> the 49ers could give a
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shot to the no. 2 draft shot. look at frank. he has had shoulder problems. and candle hunter is out for the season with his braque and now, james. this second to pick out of... and lamicheal.. >> i will let you know that i will play and i always feel that way. what ever the team needs me to do i will do. i am still learning and what ever it takes, whatever it takes me to get on the field. i prep for it to each and every week and i am always prepared for it. >> stanford rose bowl opponent made big news. wisconsin's head football coach surprised his own athletic director that he is going to go to arkansas. why would you leave wisconsin
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for arkansas? six years, $3.2 million. the interesting local twist is that the athletic director, is so upset that he might ... i am a little bit angry with pam because i'm always late. but behind me is a fire hazard you could see. >> he can also walk around? >> i would prefer to walk on the set. >> and there is a lot of stuff. >> this old hand back. > and mike, that handbag -- >> keyword, late! >> and it looks like when you are hungry and in your early. >> and then if you are
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late? then you have to trip. >> and then jason would like me to pass away so he can be on but cannula imagine if there was a fire hazard there be some guy in new- york what a shame, kron 4 burned to the ground let us collect the insurance and make sure that dan kerman gets $100. however, we will have to see and wait and see if he's going to coach the athletic director is possibly going to coach he is so upset. why wait until saturday, everybody on the social media. they... johnny manzell will win the heisman trophy. first freshman. hockey we will be back at
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san jose arena. and but not what you want it will be minor league hockey. those san francisco bulls will be in their december 17th. the lockout continues for the nhl but the 17th will be the san francisco bulls. >> the warriors opening up in detroit. these guys continue to do great work in the committee was " to make a wish " holiday party. sunday night at a practice facility with 15 units battling life-threatening illnesses, they showed up and have a great time with 15-youths. >> we are here to hang out with the kids, and we are giving back for the holidays. it is great for us as a team. >> a little bit, with jim harbaugh, next.
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