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involuntary manslaughter against almena and creative director max harris. actually - the team countered, no one should be held criminally responsible and all of this is a ruse and cover up. tony serra, attorney for derick almena. "the da is shields the county. she is politically motivated, ambitious she wants to be the next attorney general, she wants to be the avenging angel, it is unspeakable this case." in addition, the group argued , if almena and harris are charged, why wasn't the warehouse owner who they say knew about problems inside the facility.kyndra miller, attorney for derick almena. "the government is wrong in how it landed this prosecution. the tenants warned about the electrical, yet the owner said the same thing again and again, i don't care, pay the rent."also in attendence at this news conference was almena's wife - michah allison, almena's wife. "we have all been devasted by too much."allison and almena lived at the warehouse with their three children but where not there the night of the party and subsequent fire. michah allison, almena's wife. "we all lived there, safety was a concern for my children and everyone else. we would not have lived there if it was unsafe."serra said the real guilty party in the tragedy
lies at the feet of the city of oakland saying buidling inspectors knew about the warehouse and did not take action. also, serra says fire fighters caused harm when the punched holes in the roof instead of putting up ladders to allow people to get out. the coroners office determined the victims died of smoke inhalation. oakland officals had no response to our questions about accusations leved at the news conference. it was on monday when the alameda da announced 36 counts of involunyary manslaughter on almena and harris saying the two's actions of allowing people to live and gather illegal and reckless. if found guilty almena and harris could face 39 tyears in prison. both are back in court next week. terisa estacio (grant) the san mateo county
sheriff's office is investigating after officers a kid was stabbed in front of the millbrae library. it happened at around 2:30 this afternoon. officers say a 40 year old man approached a 13 year old boy and stabbed him...in each arm.... with a pocket knife. ...he has been taken to the hospital. the suspect has been detained. officers are asking people to avoid the area. we have a news crew on the way to the scene and will have more info when it becomes available. (grant) the moment dubs fans have been waiting for is almost here. huge night for the golden state warriors...as they take on the cavaliers in game 4.(vicki)
the big question tonight in cleveland...how bad to the cavaliers want to get on a plane and come back to the bay area for game 5.....eng vo vo.... the message going into tonight-- seize the opportunity and complete the sweep. the last time the warriors played a closeout game in this building...was game 6 of last season...where the cavs won in a rout and back to oakland. this time around-- the en to finish them off. let's show you some footage from this morning's shootaround. the team...looked relaxed and confident. what's also in play tonight in addition to the sweep...is the message going into tonight-- seize the opportunity and mplete the sweep. the last time the warriors played a closeout game inhis building...was game 6 of last season...where the cavs won in a rout and sent the series back to oakland. this time
around-- the warriors...driven to finish them off. let's show you some footage from this morning's shootaround. the team...looked relaxed and confident. what's also in play tonight in addition to the sweep...is the warriors can become the first team to finish the playoffs undefeated at 16-0. and they want to make sure that record stays perfect. let's hear from the mvp. game 4...tips off about an hour from now. and the
(grant)here at home, fans are starting to fill oracle arena for the biggest watch party in the bay area.kron four's spencer blake is live there now. spencer, this was a hot ticket item, even though the game is in cleveland. 7 some fans showed up as early as 1 p-m hoping to get tickets. 7 went on sale monday, sold out.7 people waiting in lines hoping to get some tickets at standby.7 i was in line, saw the disappointment on some people's faces when they got up to the box office window. "they said they were sold out but they're dropping them want to say what i want and wish to happen, for fear of jinxing it.""what if you don't get tickets?'then we go home and watch it.''you okay with that?''i'd rather beinside, but i'll be alright with watching it wherever we can." several fans told me things could be hard tomorrow morning if the warriors áwin.7 they're talking about hangovers and hoarse voices.7 fans gathering in now.7 game less than an hour away.7 we'll continue to be live here at the watch party.7 live at oracle arena, spencer blake,
kron four news. (vicki) a stanford professor is accused of an unusual crime. what police say the man did that involved a former student and women's underwear. (grant) the city of oakland announces it will spend nearly 200 million dollars in an attempt to help the homeless. where the money is coming from, and how it will be spent. (vicki) and a mudslide blocks a freeway in northern california. what you need to know if your planning a trip to lake tahoe anytime soon. (brittney) i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
"are you ready to testify under oath?""one hundred percent."(vicki)one day after his former fbi chief called him a liar ... president trump made the same accusation against his accuser.(grant) the president's attorney is also planning to file complaints against comey with the justice department... and the senate judiciary committee. (vicki)the gloves are off in
washington.catherine heenan is here to tell us about the president's response to james comey's bombshell testimony. (catherine) the two men are now accusing each other of lying. james comey did so - after taking an oath to tell the truth. president trump did it in the white house rose garden. "some of the things he said weren't true."
if i did say it according to everybody i've read today. but, i did not say that."in other words, i didn't pressure comey, and even if i did, it wasn't illegal. "no collusion. no obstruction. he's a leaker. but we want to get back to running our great country."the president was also grilled about his may 12th tweet suggesting he had secretly recorded his conversations with comey. "i'm not hinting at anything i'll tell you about it over a very short period of time. question? "when will you be telling ... " "over a very short period of time."comey's admission that he leaked information about his white house meetings drew a reponse from the president's private attorney.marc kasowitz says he is preparing a formal request for a justice department and or congressional investigation. the house minority leader says that is a typical trump reaction. . "first, he tries to charm you. . if that doesn't work, he tries to bully you. if that doesn't work, he walks away from the deal. and if that doesn't work he sues you. ." (catherine) federal law prohibits the unauthorized release of any record, voucher, money, or thg of vae of the u.s. -- or of any of its departntor agencies.
but another w prohibits the prosecution of workers who release truthful information relating to a possible federal offense. grant and vicki? (vicki) a stanford lecturer and prestigious muscian was arrested by san jose police and is now facing a charge of prowling. kron4's maureen kelly got reaction from those who know him. this is a picture of mark veregge from the stanford university website.a $5000 warrant was issued for his arrest on the misdemeanor charge of prowling back in may. the julliard trained musician is also a principal percussionist for the california symphony and works at personal manager for the opera san jose, according to his linked in profile.the general director of the opera was bewildered to heard of the charge veregge's facing.saying he's know him 30 eyars. he called him a brilliant musician and a standup normal guy.no one was home at his house in south san jose where neighbors say he lives with his wife.their children grown and out of the house. he's just really super
quiet. standupi spoke to another neighbor who didn't want to go on camera says he's lived next door to veregge for 20 plus years and never had any problems with the guy. he says he shocked by the allegations.verrage is expected to be arraigned on the charge june 30th. maureen kelly kron4 news. (grant) in the east bay.. earlier this month we learned the number of homeless people in alameda county has increased nearly 40 percent...with half are living in oakland.(vicki) now oakland's mayor is taking steps to address that issue by ear-maing millions of dollars to combat the problem... kron 4's dan kerman is at city hall tonight with more it's estimated more than 19- hundred people are living on the streets in the city of oakland many in encampments like this sothomelessness is at a crisis level in oakland oakland mayor libby schaaf is trying to tackle the problem head on by nearly doubling what the city is spending on the homelessness.sot libby
schaaf/oakland mayor 25-33this is a combination of immediate, medium term as well as how do we prevent homelessness in the first place her budget proposal commits 185 million dollars to fight homelessness over the next two years among the proposals, bringing port- a-potties and regular garbage service to 10 of the city's major encampments, the mayor says that will not only benefit those living on the streets, but those in the neighborhood as well sot everyone benefits if we can control these impacts but do it in a compassionate and realistic wayfunds for a new navigation center serving 300 people is also part of the proposal but that is likely a year away. in the short term, the plan calls sheltering 60 people in a city sponsored encampment called an outdoor safe haven navigation center. sot it will be a controlled area but one that will allow us to move people from the sidewalks while keeping a community intact. controlling access so people can get services and support in an improved condition while we wait for transitional housing to become available.standup
dan kerman oakland 137-147148 std (vicki) hazmat crews have contained a possible hazardous material spill in richmond near the chevron renery. around 6-30 this morning there were reports of a black soot-like material in the water close to the refinery.. chevron officials are now looking into where it came from... they have not yet said what they think it is or how much got into the water. (anchor) time now to check on our weather...
with chief meterologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay. otherwise there was plenty of afternoon sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the winds really picked up in the afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low prsure ithe gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooletemperatures. there's even a slight chance we could see a few showers or isolated thunderstorms. the best chance for rain will be in the north and east bay. if
you plan to head to the sierra pack some warm clothes. it will be chilly in the high country with highs in tahoe in the 50s on saturday and dropping to the 40s on sunday. we could even see snow as low as 6,500 feet on sunday too. if you're looking for warm weather you can find it in the central valley where you'll find temperatures in the low 80s. there should be plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures in the 70s in southern california if you're headed that way. highs locally will be cooler this weekend. valley temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s inland, 60s and maybe a few low 70s around the bay, and cool 50s and 60s at the coast. there is some summer heat on the way. after a cool weekend temperatures start warm on monday. but it in the late part of next week with highs soaring well into the 90s.
(grant) the trail continues for a woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself. the new information revealed... after a new witness took the stand. (vicki) and another high profile court case continues. why bill cosby may take the stand at his sex assault trail after l. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. [ inhales, exhales ] [ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked.
forward for a woman accused of convincing her boyfriend to kill himself. a massachusetts judge denied a request today to dismiss the case against michelle carter... she faces involuntary manslaughter charges. in 2014... prosecuters say carter and her boyfriend at the time - conrad roy - traded texts shortly before 18-year- old...died of carbon monoxide poisoning. one message carter sent to roy read "the time is right. you're ready. you just need to do it." one witness testified that carter told her... she could
have prevented roy from taking his own life, but didn't. (vicki) after five days and 12 witnesses...pro secutors wrapped up their case againstbill cosby today... and there are hints cosby himself may take the stand next.(grant) the once revered actor and comedian is charged with drugging and molesting a woman in his home in 2004.catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) the prosecution has finished.....and we'll hear the defense begin presenting its case on monday... today jurors heard more lurid details from a civil deposition cosby gave in 2005...in which he admitted giving a woman pills and fondling her. he's accused of drugging and molesting andrea constand at his suburban philadelphiahome in 2004. the defense claims it was consensual. also today - cosby's spokesman is now dangling the possibility that the 79-year-old comedian
might testify at his sexual assault trial after all. andrew wyatt/cosby spokesman nothing's ever off the table when you're in a trial of this magnitude. you have to look and weigh all your option so we're weighing every option. question: even though you previously said he would not testify. wyatt: well, a lot of things were previously said. but in a ball game, things are changed and players are taken out and sometimes the star player plays and sometimes they don't. so we're just going to see how things go and get the flow of things. wyatt says that his client is confident that his lawyers will show he and constandwere in a romantic relationship. but if not -- cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison if convictedon the sex charges. vicki and grant? (grant) rain hit some parts of the south bay today. next we'll show you which areas were hit the hardest and how it affected traffic. (vicki)é plus police in new jersey under investigation after a video appears to show officers kicking an innocent man... who was on fire following a car crash. the
nowhere is that more apparent than in the santa cruz mountains.(vicki) kron four's rob fladeboe live for us now on highway 17 where the gloom included rain showers that have persisted for much of the day causing the usual problems rob? (rob live) commuters here on highway 17 are used to coping with the hazards associated with wet weather but ut's not supposed to happen in june. safe to say that the rain and the slick roads caught some drivers by surprise. (ambulance races by)an ambulance races to the scene of a crash just north of the summit. southbound traffic slows to a crawl. as i arrive at the scene, gustavo garcia, explains the pavement was like ice as he came around a sharp curve.gustavo garcia/lost
control in the rainneither garcia or his passenger were hurt but his truck has a smashed front end. the windshield is shattered and both airbags deployed. on the way back down the hill, i came upon another single vehicle spinout. again, no one hurt. still weary from coping with mud slides andnightmare traffic jams last winter, regular commuter art mendez offered some advice.art mendez/highway 17 commuter" it's really dangerous and the road is slippery so if you're going to be driving up here, it might be a good idea to out your phone down...."amid several mostly minor fender benders and spinouts, visibility was also poor on and approaching the summit. but not so poor one can't see how this and other signs are once again lit up to warn drivers that they it's probably a good idea to slow down. gustavo garcia, who can't believe his truck didn't flip as it bounced off both the guard rail and the center divide, says he was lucky.
gustave garcia" it could have been a lotorse it's just a good thing there wasn't somebody right behind me or one of us might have been hurt...." (rob live) the good news is that the rain, drizzle mostly, is all but gone and pavement is fairly dry now for the evening commute. just another chapter in the never ending saga of driving over the hill. live in los gatos rob fladeboe kron 4 news (grant) a section of highway 50 in el dorado county was shut down over night after a massive mudslide covered the roadway. caltrans says more than 50 truckloads of debris fell into the westbound lane of highway 50 near alder creek road -- a rural area between white hall and kyburz. the debris even reached the eastbound lane at one point... the entire section of highway needed to be completely shut down. all the water from this years winter storms and yesterdays rain found its way into the
cracks between boulders causing the mudslide. (grant) the highway will be closed at meyers on the east side and at ice house road in riverton on the west. drivers are being detoured and should expect an additional 90 minutes of travel time or more, depending on traffic. caltrans is rking around the clock to clear the bris off the roadway and stabilize the area...the closure will last well into the night...and maybe longer. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay.
otherwise there was plenty of afternoon sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the winds really picked up in the afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low pressure in the gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooler temperatures. there's even a slight chance we could see a few showers or isolated thunderstorms. the best chance for rain will be in the north and east bay. if you plan to head to the sierra pack some warm clothes. it will be chilly in the high country with highs in tahoe in the 50s on saturday and dropping to the 40s on sunday. we could even see snow as low as 6,500 feet on sunday too. if you're looking for warm weather you can find it in the central valley where you'll find temperatures in the low 80s. there should be plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures in the 70s in southern california if you're headed that way. highs locally will be cooler this weekend. valley temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s inland,
60s and maybe a few low 70s around the bay, and cool 50s and 60s at the coast. there is some summer heat on the way. after a cool weekend temperatures start warm on monday. but it in the late part of next week with highs soaring well into the 90s. (grant) police in new jersey are on the hot seat... after dramatic video appears to show officers kicking and beating an innocent man... who was on fire. andy rose explains what happened. nat popa man stumbles out of his car -- on fire -- following a dramatic police chase that ended in a fiery crash.but witnesses were áreallyá stunned by what they saw next.the man who recorded this video says, instead of
helping the victim, police started kicking and beating him.alexander locatelli, attorney:obviously, the video speaks for itself.the attorney for miguel feliz says his client did nothing to deserve being attacked, especially since feliz is not actually the person police were chasing. he believes officers confused feliz for this man -- leo pinkston -- who was later arrested and charged with aggravated assaultfeliz turned out to be an innocent bystander.his brother says feliz is now hospitalized with burns over 30 percent of his body.ramon feliz, brother: until he wakes up... then he'll tell you from his own words.in a statement to the jersey journal, the local police union president says he thinks the video shows officers trying to put out the fire and pull the man out of harm's way an explation that doesn't fly th jersey city's mayor.steven fulop, jersey city mayor:i think any reasonable person that looks at that video would say that
those did not look like helpful hands.fulop says he wants the officers involved to be fired.and the family of the man who's now in the hospital wants actionangeanette munoz, family member:he deserves justice. he's a father, not an animal. he's a human being. he deserves justice.the case is now in the hands of the hudson county prosecutor, who is urging people to avoid a "rush to judgment."i'm andy rose reporting. (grant) yet another b-b gun accident sends a child to the hospital with a life threatening injury. we'll tell you about his condition after getting a b-b lodged in his brain. (vicki) plus manufacturers are issuing a recall of a birth control pill that they say could lead to unintended pregnancies. which medication is effected.
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to amaze his audience. great show. here you go. now he's added a new routine. making depositing a check seem so effortless. easy to use chase technology, for whatever you're trying to master. isaac, are you ready? yeah. chase. so you can. in indiana was shot in the head by a b-b gun....and the b-b is still lodged in his brain....(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on what happened.... (catherine) the x-rays are chilling...and doctors say the 5-year-old could have bled to deathif the b--b had been even one millimeter deeper. little bentley chestnut is being treated at a hospital in indiana...whereit's expected he'll make a full recovery. he was looking happy and lively today....but this could have ended very differently. the 14-year-old boy who shot him is now facing juvenile
criminal charges....including recklessness and aggravated battery. bentley's mom says he'd been sitting on a golf cart with a few relatives whenthe b-b hit him. natasha mcadams/bentley's mom kind of heard a pop. sounded like a firecracker. looked around and then bentley started screaming. just this week in the bay area....a teenager was killed when a friend shot him in the chest with a pellet rifle... it happened in antioch - and police are calling it a tragic accident. 15-year-old marcus garcia was rushed to the hospital thursday morning - but later died. neighbors say it all happed too fast to save the young man.. vicki and ant? (vicki) the food and drug administration has announced a nationwide birth control pill recall. lupin pharmaceuticals says its ...mibelas tablets... were packaged improperly... the first four days of tablets labeled as active pills are actually placebos. that could result in unintended pregnancies as well as potential health issues for the mother and fetus.
anyone who encounters the contraceptive is asked to notify your doctor. for the first time, the f-d-a has asked that a prescription opioid be pulled from the market..due to it's risk of abuse. the agency has asked endo pharmaceuticals to voluntarily pull the painkiller -- opana e-r. this is the first time the f- d-a has asked a company to remove a prescription opioid because of the public health risks of abuse. endo said in a statement that it is reviewing the fda's request and will "determine the appropriate path forward." (grant) california state lawmakers have reached a deal on some aspects of the state budget... but many lawmakers remain at odds over how to spend the one-point-two billion dollars in tobacco tax revenue. the money comes from a two-dollar-per-pack increase in cigarette taxes...approved by voters last year. doctors and dentists who helped fund the cigarette tax campaign... expected to see a boost in the notoriously low payments they
get for seeing low-income patients on medi-cal and denti-cal. butgovernor jerry brown proposed using the y to cover normal medi-cal growth, freeing up general fund dollars for other programs. (vicki) next- thousands of employees are expected to be jobless following a merger of 2 tech giants. we'll explain which companies are effected. (grant) meanwhile a pair of shoes given to apple employees back in the 90s are being auctioned off for thousands. just how much these are expected to go for. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
aveson is in the newsroom with what we are working on for kron 4 news at six. steve? (steve) vicki... the dubs can make history tonight. they have a commanding three games to none lead over the cavaliers and leborn james. and a win would not only give them a championship... but it will also make them the only team in nba history to go undefeated in the post season. that has some saying this team could be the best in league history. tonight we'll hear from steve kerr and steph curry about comparing the dubs to teams of the past. we will have live report from cleveland coming up at six. vicki... back to you. (grant) ford motor company is looking to buyout 15-thousand of their salaried employees. (grant) the buyouts were offered to those who have administrative positions within the company. a okesperson with ford says employees caexpect anywhere betweethree months to 18
months of pay. the automaker is looking to reduce its workforce after sales have slowed down in both the u-s and china. (grant) yahoo is one step closer to letting go of 21-hundred of their employees. yesterday shareholders with the company approved an agreement for verizon to buy yahoo's core internet assets for nearly four-point-five billion dollars. now yahoo and a-o-l will form a new company under verizon called "oath." the deal is expected to to close next tuesday. (grant) if you are a fan of anything vintage then you might want to get your hands on these.(vicki) apple is putting up a pair of vintage sneakers from the 90's for auction.(vicki) these throwback kicks were made exclusively for their employees in the early 90's. the sneakers are white, size 9-and-a-half and they have the company's old rainbow-colored logo on them. they are valued at 30-thousand dollars
and the opening bid for them starts at 15-thousand. the last day to bid for the shoes will be on sunday. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay. otherwise there was plenty of afternoon sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the winds really picked up in the
afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low pressure in the gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooler temperatures. there's even a slight chance we could see a few showers or isolated thunderstorms. the best chance for rain will be in the north and east bay. if you plan to head to the sierra pack some warm clothes. it will be chilly in the high country with highs in tahoe in the 50s on saturday and dropping to the 40s on sunday. we could even see snow as low as 6,500 feet on sunday too. if you're looking for warm weather you can find it in the central valley where you'll find temperatures in the low 80s. there should be plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures in the 70s in southern california if you're headed that way. highs locally will be cooler this weekend. valley temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s inland, 60s and maybe a few low 70s around the bay, and cool 50s and 60s at the coast. there is some summer heat on the way. after a cool weekend temperatures start warm on monday. but it in the late part of next week with highs soaring well into the 90s.
actress glenne headly died last night... and as of right now we don't know the cause of her death or where she died. headly was known from performances in "dirty rotten scoundrels" and "mr. holland's opus," and the miniseries "lonesome dove." she also had recurring roles on "er" and "monk," the 62-year-old was in the middle of filming the hulu series "future man" alongside josh hutcherson and ed begley junior. headly is survived by her husband and son. (vicki) tired of eating fruits and veggies from the produce section that taste like cardboard.. tonight we take to you to one local place--where everything is picked fresh the same day
this sunday - the big "early summer celebration" at the ferry building and farmer's market. a chance to eat your way thru the best of the season with 40 top bay area restaurants and bars. (vicki) yeah, it'll be a food extravaganza and benefits kids cooking classes! tonight on dine and dish - i hit the farmers market in advance to give us a taste of what's fresh. farmer's markets are sprouting up all over! and no wonder. a chance to sample fresh fruit and veggies... and meet the people who grow them. this is tory and his wife rebecca - of tory farms near fresno. passionate about their peaches erick lowe and aaron toensing are chefs at maybeck's in san francisco - scouting for a way to juice up the restaurant's summer menu. and yes, market shoppers want to know about food before it gets to their plate. marcy coburn from the centeror urban education
about sustainable agriculture... saysre's a simple the secret to success? sergio jimenez grows these luscious red strawberries on his ground stew farm. robert hines of sun tracker farms started out as an ecology buff... but decided to get his hands dirty. and believe it or not - bee hives are alive and well in the big city. robert mackimmie is the bee-keeper who keeps em buzzing. the ferry plaza farmer's market is nearly a quarter century old... and from the looks of it - has firmly taken root.
(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) steve aveson and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) grant and vicki thank you. a big night for the warriors as they try to wrap up the nba championship... and make history. we're live in cleveland with the latest from the team.(catherine) and it's not the kind of thing you expect to hear during a speech on democracy... a u.s. senator dropping the f-bomb... and not just once... but several times. who it was aimed at is coming up. kron 4 news at six is next.
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six: a boy is stabbed outside a library on the peninsula... good evening... i'm steve aveson.( catherine ) and i'm catherine we're expeing an update any moment - but here's what we know right now. the san mateo county sheriff's office says just before 3 p-m -- a 40-year-old man stabbed a 13-year-old boy in both arms. the man used a pocket knife and the attack appears to be random. police were nearby and quickly arrested the suspect. the boy was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. we have a crew on this story and we'll bring you an update as soon as we learn more. ( steve ) the warriors... relaxed and ready to go. they are on the brink of making history as the look to sweep the cleveland cavaliers in the n-b-a finals. ( steve ) the moment dubs fans have been waiting for is almost here. one more win...and a championship is coming back to the bay area for the 2nd time in three years.( catherine ) kron 4
has team coverage all over the map... from here in the bay - to cleveland. and that's where we head out to mark carpenter who's live outside the quicken loans arena. mark? the message going into tonight-- seize the opportunity and complete the sweep. the last time the warriors played a closeout game in this building...was game 6 of last season...where sent the series back to nd oaand. this time around-- the warriors...driven to finish them of and the warriors are on
the verge of completing one of the greatest feats in all of sports history. undefeated, 16-0 through the playoffs. of course, greatness always attracts haters. lately, they've all been speaking up...from the 90s bulls to magic's lakers to the pistons, all of them have said their teams would destroy the warriors. today-- steve kerr offered this response. "they are all right. they would all kill us. the game gets worse as time goes on. players are less talented. the guys in the '50s would have destroyed everybody. it's weird how human evolution has sort of goes in reverse in sports. players get weaker, smaller,less-skilled. i can't explain it.""you can't discredit what a certain team is doing when you are still trying to compare to a team in the past because you really can't. not gonna suit up and play and there's no way to simulate that situation or whatever. so i respect every great team that's come before us, every great player that's come before us. i hope to be, 20 years down the line, when the next great teams comes up, i hope to give them praise too."
if the warriors win, there will be a trophy celebration, champagne in t locker , and as far as individual honors go, it seemkevin durant is the front runner to be finals mvp until then, reportg live in cleveland mark carpenter kron4 news ( catherine ) warriors fans are turning out in droves to watch the team make a run at history as oracle arena has opened its doors once again.( steve ) as always... it is packed with plenty of blue and gold clad fans ready to roar. kron 4's spencer blake is at oracle tonight where it loud and the crowd is ready to cheer on a championship. 7 fans trickled in, finally filled the place7 tickets sold out, some people hoping to get standby tickets this afternoon.
7 signs: all gold everything.7 hoping to bring home the gold larry o'brien championship trophy.7 dancers7 d-j, food -- áalmostá all the excitement of an actual game.7 including the creative fan signs. "so we've got a steph curry fathead, i gues.'hold it up.' 'with his mouthpiece in his mouth.''iand to know, do you think you could make a steph curry face like you've got a mouthpiece in your mouth? it's good!'" (adlib live)behind the scenes videosclapper stickslive all night
(steve) and watch parties are being held all across the bay area tonight.. your are looking at a live shot from viewing party at the todos santos plaza in downtown concord... a live look outside right now... let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay. otherwise there was plenty of afternoon sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the
winds really picked up in the afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low pressure in the gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooler temperatures. there's even a slight chance we could see a few showers or isolated thunderstorms. the best chance for rain will be in the north and east bay. if you plan to head to the sierra pack some warm clothes. it will be chilly in the high country with highs in tahoe in the 50s on saturday and dropping to the 40s on sunday. we could even see snow as low as 6,500 feet on sunday too. if you're looking for warm weather you can find it in the central valley where you'll find temperatures in the low 80s. there should be plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures in the 70s in sohern california if you're headed that way. highs locally will be cooler this weekend. valley temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s inland, 60s and maybe a few low 70s around the bay, and cool 50s and 60s at the coast. there is some summer heat on the way. after a cool weekend start warm on monday. but it in the late part of next week with highs soaring well into the ( steve ) attorneys representing derick almena - the man in charge of the ghost ship warehouse in oakland, that erupted in flames last
winter, where 36 people died, came out fighting today. the attorneys accused the alameda district attorney of grand standing saying their client should not be held responsible for the criminal prosecution of those who died. earlier this week, the alameda da charged derick almena and max harris the creative director with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. she said the two created hazardous conditions in the warehouse that amounted to a death trap. however, almena's legal team and wife countered the charges are all a rouse and draw focus away from the real issues.
oakland issued a statement late in the day saying that while it is a defense attorneys job to deflect attention away from it's client, the da must hold those responsible. the two are back in court next week to enter a plea. (catherine) the pleasanton police department is sharing surveillance video of two men holding up a 7-11 store this week.... they're releasing it to the public - in the hopes that someone will recognize the men....although both of them have their faces partly covered. police say the two men walked into a 7-11 store on hop-yard road around
6:20 in the morning on monday....and pointed a gun at the clerk. they both ended up behind the counter and got away with cash and tobao products. at times you'll see the clerk - wearing glasses. he wasn't injured... it's believed the men were in a dark-colored sedan.. investigators are hoping the video - and some stills showing the men at closer range - will produce leads they can use. they want anyone with information to call the pleasanton police department... ( catherine )
( steve ) california is about to boost the tax on gas and vehicles. u-c berkeley has some strong feedback on how residents feel about having to pay a little more to fix the roads.( catherine ) thinking of taking a camping trip in the sierra? you might have to wait a few weeks. see what our historic winter did to several popular spots in the mountains.( steve ) and police in the south bay are gettting involved after a widespread power outage last night. the item
(dan kerman) help is coming to the city of oakland's homeless population which currently totals about 1900 peoplesot libby schaaf/oakland mayor 06-13it is just irresponsible for us to kick this problem to someone elses city, we can handle it and we are going to do it in oakland.oakland mayor libby schaaf's proposed budget for the next two years calls for spending 185 million dollars on long term and short term homeless projects. among them port-a-potties and garbage pickup at 10 of the cities largest homeless encampmentssotwe will have a dedicated cleaning crew which compassionately is going to clean around the encampments and lesson the impact on surrounding communities while
also improving the hygiene and safety of our unsheltered residentsanother proposal is to fund a new navigation center sotit's our hope this will be ready in a year this will take our ability to move people into permanent housing from 300 a year to 600 a year, it will double our capacity.until that's ready her budget proposes sheltering 60 people in a city sponsored encampment called an outdoor safe haven navigation center, the location of which has not yet been selected but the mayor has more long term plans as well sotwe have to make sure people are not becoming homeless in the first place.to that end the mayor's budget funds several proposalssotwe are toughening our renter protections, we are increasing the services that we give to make sure people are not being displaced from their housing and we're ptoecting and building more affordable housing for our lower income residents.standup dan kerman/oakland 138-148again this is the mayor's budget proposal, it's up to the city council to decide what way to go, they will discuss that later this month. in oakland, dan kerman, kron 4 news.150/std ( steve ) we now know what knocked out the power to more than 15- hundred p-g-and-e customers last night in mountain view. and the person responsible could be in serious trouble. moin ew police say they found this crash drone
thatwitness says hit some power lines. police add the damage from the crash is in the tens of thousands of dollars. they do have some tips from witnesses who saw a man flying the drone in the area. the police department adds that drone should not have been in the air since it was within a five-mile radius of an airport--moffett field. the power was restored early this morning. ( catherine ) bart's law aimed at cracking down on seat hogs might be going away......even beforeit's enforced... a board member is proposing to rescind it --- arguing that it's a waste of police resources. the ordinance took effect last october but has yet to be enforced. if would have fined passengers who take up more than one seat on crowded trains. a vote on eliminating the 'seat hog' law is expected in two weeks. (catherine) the lake merrit bart station will be closed on saturday and sunday for track work. bart officials say that will mean delays of 20 to 40 minutes in the area. there
won't be any service between the lake merrit and fruitvale stations. bart will provide free bus shuttle service for riders between the 19th street and fruitvale stations. ( steve ) not a fan of california's new gas tax and vehicle registration fees? you have lots of company. a poll just done by u-c berkeley finds lots of people against the law. opponents outnumber pporters 58 percent to 35 percent. the law is suppose to kick in o november 1st... it would hike gas prices by 12 cents per galllon. starting january 1st vehicle registration fees will also go up based on a sliding scale. the new fees and taxes are suppose to raised 52-billion dollars over ten years to help repair california's crumbling roads. (catherine) a huge mudslide on highway 50 in el dorado county will continue to restricttraffic through most, if not all, of the weekend... a section of 50 was
shut down yesterday after the slide pushed tons ofmud, branches and boulders onto the road. today - it's still a mess although there are now one-way traffic controls. that will probably be the case through saturday - and maybe all day sunday. it's happening in a rural area between white hall and kyburz. one of the scary moments thursday -- the driver of one of the heavy pieces of equipment discovered the hillside had not stopped moving... caltrans engineer - yeah, he was up here and it cut loose and he and the excavator traveled down the hillside together. fortunately no on was hurt. we figured it was a danger to the highway. caltrans says that more than 50 truckloads of debris are being hauled away. drivers are being told to expect 90-minute delays.... crews are working around the clock to clear the mud....and stabilize the slope. ( steve ) early june is when the camping season in the high sierra is well underway.
but despite the warmer temperatures we've been seeing, it's been a slow start for would-be campers..( catherine ) lonnie wong tells us that campsites in many cases - are still deing with the effects of the record- breaking winter. campers in the crystal basin rec area of the eldorado national forest didn't have to worry about crowds today. there wasn't enough warm and sunny days in many of the higher campgrounds in the sierras.wright's lake rec area won't be open for another month. one of those places is popular loon lake campground which is two weeks behind after it got hit hard this winter. rockslides on ice house road and trees knocked over by the weight of the snow make getting there a challenge. while most of the snow is melting fast, trees fell over
damaging picnic benches.this group from the bay area will wait for better weather this weekend at jones fork campground at the union valley reservoir.and frank duran an alisha wills were directed here after they were told loon lake was still closed.with a crazy weather year, they say it could have been worse.but there are still dangers that lurk in the aftermath of the heavy winter. trees are weakened and can fall, and landslides can still happen. the biggest danger is high water along streams and creeks. despite the drawbacks, some are determined to enjoy their camping experience.basin, lonnie wong, fox40 news. ( catherine ) there are more than 50 campgrounds in the el dorado national forest... and forestry
officials say you can easily check on the conditions by going to its website. ( steve )) let's take a look outside right now for the current conditions in the bay area... (( catherine )) meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the forecast. lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay. otherwise there was plenty of afternn sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the winds really picked up in the afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low pressure in the gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooler temperatures. there's even a slight chance we could see a few showers or isolated thunderstorms. the best chance for rain will be in the north and east bay. if you plan to head to the sierra pack some warm clothes. it will be chilly in the high country with highs in tahoe in the 50s on saturday and dropping to the 40s on sunday. we could even see snow as low
as 6,500 feet on sunday too. if you're looking for warm weather you can find it in the central valley where you'll find temperatures in the low 80s. there should be plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures in the 70s in southern california if you're headed that way. highs locally will be cooler this weekend. valley temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s inland, 60s and maybe a few low 70s around the bay, and coo50s and 60s at the coast. there is some summer heat on the way. after a cool weekend temperatures start warm on monday. but it in the late part of next week with highs soaring well into the 90s.
( catherine ) the bill cosby trial is moving right along. the prosecution has wrapped up its case... and now....the defense is hinting that cosby might take the witness stand after all... ( steve ) and president trump makes his first public comments about james comey's testimony. his rather harsh comments about being called a liar.
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molesting andrea constand at his philadelphia home in 2004. cosby's defense team says cosby only gave the victim benadryl and that the sexual encounter was consensual.. cosby was originally ánotá going to testify..but his spokesperson says that is now a possibility.. the defense will begin their case on monday. (steve) a former minnesota police officer charged in the death of a black motorist took the stand today in his own trial.(steve) jeronimo yanez says he was scared to death moments before he opened fire. yanez shot and killed 32-year-old philando castile during a traffic stop last july he says castile was legally carrying a gun...but ignored commands to leave it in his pocket. yanez is now being charged with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. ( catherine ) a senator doesn't hold back when talking about president trump.
let's just say we had to bleep out part of her criticism.( steve ) you could hit it big this weekend. just how the latest powerball jackpot has climbe( catherine ) it's the president versus the rmer f-b-i director. how the president hit back -- one day after james comey admitted to having a friend leak documents.
( catherine ) back and forth we go. one day ter jas comey testifies... president ( catherine ) it's a back. political 'he said, he said' -- and it's reaching new heights today in washington.( steve ) the white house and president trump are dropping the gloves after former fbi director james comey's explosive testimony on capitol hill. scott mclean with our partners at c-n-n has the latest on the fingerpointing. president trump is a counter- puncher... and on friday he hit back at james comey -- hard. breaking his brief silence on twitter, trump claimed vindication on the russia probe and called james
comey a "leaker"... after the fired fbi director testified he asked a friend to share one of his memos with the press -- in hopes of prompting the appointment of a special counsel. pres. donald trump: "no collusion, no obstruction he's a leaker, but we want to get back to running our great country." in response to comey's leak -- trump's attorney is planning to file a complaint against him with the justice department inspector general and the senate judiciary committee.but the complaint will likely be more bark than bite -- since comey is no longer a doj employee. jack quinn/former white house counsel for president clinton: "i have a hard time seeing any basis of any legal action or reprimand of the director on this basis." comey's testimony raised plenty of questions -- like whether white house conversations have been recorded. james comey/former fbi director: "i've seen the tweet about tapes, lordy, i hope there are tapes."trump floated the possibility in a may 12th tweet -- sent just 72 hours after he had fired comey. pres. donald trump: "i'll tell you about that maybe sometimes in the near future//you're going to be very dissapointed when you hear the answer."meanwhile... the president is facing new questions about his attorney
general... after comey told senators privately that jeff sessions "may" have had a third interaction with russia's ambassador to the u-s -- one that was undisclosed. washington, i'm scott mclean. ( steve ) democratic senator kirsten gillibrand delivered a fiery speech on democracy today. the f-bomb made an unlikely appearance several times.
at new york univeristy. when asked if she thought it was appropriate to use profanity in public addresses, a spokesperson for gillibrand said the senator is just being her authentic self. (catherine) prime minister theresa may has visited the queen inside buckingham palace-- to get permission to form a minority government. this happening after her gamble on a snap election dramatically backfired-- resulting in a hung parliament. she just delivered a very short speech saying the country needs unity and that's what she will deliver. the biggest winner last night-- was labour leader jeremy corbyn. he'll now play a much bigg role inthe british parliament. (steve) a piece of art to honor the victims of the pulse club terror attack has beenn unveiled. the mural made its debut this morning in the mall at millenia's grand court in orlando. the public can take in the display through
the end of the month. the 20-16 shooting at the nightclub in orlando claimed 49-lives. the shooter, omar mateen, was fatally shot by police. authorities say the pulse shooting was the worst terror attack in the u-s since 9-11. (terisa estacio)here in san francisco - the attorneys for derick almena - the master tenant of the ghost ship fire come out fighting. almena was charged on monday on 36 counts of involuntary manslaguther in connection with the deadly fire back in december at the oakland artist enclave. his attorneys say he is not criminally responsible and that this is all a coverup by prosecturos to shift blame away from officials that failed to do their job and inspect the property. almena and the creative director max harris will be back in court next week. the two are looking at possible 39 year sentence if found guilty. te (dan kerman)here at oakland city hall the mayor has
proposed to spend millions of dollars in the upcoming budget to tackle the cities increasing homeless problem. among the proposals is a new navigation system..until that's up and running the plan would be calling for a new city sanctioned encampment to house about 60 people. other plans call for bringing rer garbage servicand porta poties to about ten of the cities largest encampents. the city counsel is set to discuss these proposals and others later this month. in oakland dan kerman kron 4 news. here in the greater south bay.....rainy, slick roads and grey skies, a recipe for june gloom. this was highway 85 in saratoga this morning amid widely scattered showers. traffic on highway 17 saw several, mostly minor crashes and spinouts. the sun would finally make an appearance late in the day, but the morning commute was caught off guard by a steady drizzle that persisted for hours and made
for slick pavement. in los gatos rob fladeboe kron 4 news meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now... lawrence karnow: skies began to clear today but not before leaving behind a few more rain drops in the south bay. otherwise there was plenty of afternoon sunshine but cooler than normal temperatures. the winds really picked up in the afternoon and continue very breezy in spots. now it's time to focus on the weekend. low pressure in the gulf of alaska will head toward the state to usher in cooler temperatures. there's even a slighthance we could see a few showers or
(steve) are you feeling lucky? if so you might want to buy yourself a lottery ticket. (catherine) the jackpot for the upcoming powerball lottery is worth about 435-million dollars.(catherine) this is the tenth-biggest jackpot in u-s history. the odds of having a winning powerball ticket are one in 292-million. the lucky winner will be announced this saturday. in sports -- the warriors -- on the brink of winning a world championship -- we'll check how they're doing against the cavs in cleveland
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but great chance to enjoy a game for a cheap price -- all you have to waste 30 bucks -- 20 to enter and 10 to park here's a fan talking about the event(sot: warriors) "so we've got a steph curry fathead, i gues.'hold it up.' 'with his mouthpiece in his mouth.''i wanted to know, do you think you could make a steph curry face like you've got a mouthpiece in your mouth? it's good!'" sometimes losing a championship is the best thing a team can go through for draymond green and the warriors that was the case -- after losing in last year's
finals. the warriors all- star says 'if we win the championship, i'm like 99 percent sure we don't get him'. draymond played a key role in bringing durant to the bay area. two hours after losing game seven -- green made a couple of calls from his car in the oracle arena parking lot the first one was to general manager bob myers -- he told him 'it's on you to sign durant'. draymond's second call was to kevin lebron james' future as a cavalier is picking up some steam. according to a report -- bron could be heading to los angeles and play for possibly the clippers or lakers following the 2018 season. this hasn't been the first time lebron has said he want to play in l-a. his good friends with clippers team
captain, chris paul. and with magic johnson being the leader of the lakers franchise going there is a viable option. lebron spents most of his free time in los angeles -- he has an entertainment company in the city and owns a home in brentwood, that recently was vandalized. the raiders are making a little bit of noise-- according to a report -- the team is expect to make derek carr the highest paid quarterback in the league. carr could earn 25-million dollars per year. if this stands -- the raiders quarterback would top andrew luck's paycjeck of nearly 24.6 million dollars per season. both sides hagve made it clear they want to the get the
contract done as soon as possible. carr has said he wants to get it done before the start of training camp to avoid any possible distractions. raiders will open camp in late july. meanwhile the 49ers -- signed rookie linebacker reuben foster. the former alamaba star agrees to a four year deal with the niners. he will join a linebacker core that is led by four-time pro bowler navarro bowman. the late first rounder is still recovering a shoulder injury. he's considered as one of the best players in this year's draft.
basketball to the games in tokyo..it will be the first time the olympic games features the sport...which ioc president, thomas blach says will help the make the more urban and youthful. ( steve ) apple c-e-o tim cook had the stage today at one of the most prestigious university in the united states. the swipe he took at one of apple's big rivals. you're going to be hanging out in here. so if you need anything, text me.
tim cook gave the commencement speech at m-i-t today... and in the midst of being inspiring....he also had a little fun...and took a poke at rival microsoft.( steve ) this is cook at an apple event last year. he was mostly serious during his address to graduates. then he started telling a story about when he was in graduate
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