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take a look.. it broke out just before 8 tonightyou can see the aggressive flames consuming the hillside of the freeway.. firefighters say the biggest challenge was the fact it started on the freeway,but they managed to bring a lot of units here - water tankers, helicopters dropping water..to keep the fire from growing past 30 acressome structures were threatened at one point tonight - the weather was in their favor as the lack of winds helped put out the flames.contra costa fire marshall says a car started this whole ordeal.. also firefighters are reminding the public to maintain your vehciles -- every bit helps..as we know it doesn't take much to start a wildfire..meantime, highway 4 is back open but only one lane working,so be aware if you are heading that way..the fire is 50 percent no injurieslive in martinez gayle ong kron4 news
california wildfires... a spare the air has been issued for the entire bay area for tomorrow. (pam) the risks are mainly breathing issues, plus other health problems. meteorlogist lawrence karnow is here with more on when the air is expected to clear up. lawrence karnow: it was a bright and sunny day for most of the bay area. highs soared inland with mid 90s but cool 60s with patchy fog at the coast. it will be a beautiful evening with a light breeze and mild to warm temperatures. it much quieter on the doppler radar with only a few showers over the sierra. on the satellite you can see how high pressure is building over the west coast. it will be another hot weekend inland with highs soaring near 100 degrees inland. it will be warm around the bay in the 70s and the 80s
and 60s with patchy fog and sun at the coast. temperatures will begin to cool on sunday and be much cooler by monday. temperures will be near normal for most of next week. (pam) happening now... san jose police are looking for anyone with more information about a domestic violence .. turned murder case. this, after a woman died wednesday.. following a week in the hospital because police say, her husband attacked her. kron 4's hermela aregawi talked to police.. she is live in san jose with that story.. hermela, what can you tell us? (ken) san jose (ken) (ken) san jose police have
arrested a conductor at the california youth symphony....accusing him of inappropriate sexual conversations with a minor.. christopher florio was working as a music teacher at harker upper school in san jose at the time.. florio had been under investigation since june. harker upper school has not commented on the cast. there's no response yet from the california youth symphony. (ken) a federal grand jury has indicted 12 men suspected of being members of the m-s 13 gang in santa cruz. they are facing murder, extortion, arson, drug trafficking, and racketeering charges. it's the latest development in a case that created a rift between federal and local officials over santa cruz's sanctuary city policy.
the men were arrested in february of 20-17 as part of immigration raids. (ken) a big story we continue to track: nia wilson's family is still grieving after loosing wilson when she was stabbed to death on bart last month... (pam) now-- her family is taking legal action ... saying, bart has failed to ensure that riders are safe. terisa estacio tells us about the changes the family is demanding. robert arns, attorney. "bart says on it's website that it cares about safety of passegers, but that is not true, the family wants this to be a turning point." (estacio track) attorneys representing nia wilsons' family came out swinging friday... announcinga sweeping lawsuit against bart in the murder of the 18 year old. wilson was killed at the macarthur bart station on july 22. she had been on the platform with her two other sisters, when police say, transient john lee cowell approached the three and fatally stabbed nia in the neck. police say he also injured nia's sister, who survived the attack. arns. "the violent crime against nia could have been prevented if bart would have stopped fare
evaders." attorneys representying nia's family point to fare evasion as a major contributor in nia's death.... cowell, had been cited before as a fare evader on bart. they believe if bart had a better system in place to crack down on fare evaders, then nia would still be alive. they also dropped this bombshell, that cowell had threated others on bart. arns. since being involved, we have been approached by a 72 year old woman who said that cowell threatened her. besides seeking monetary compensation - the attorney's say the family is also hoping with this suit will increase safety on bart for all passengers. arns. we want better safety for everyone. (estacio live) i asked nia's family if they wanted to say anything today about the suit, and they declined.... both of nia's sisters who were there when she died were in attendance wearing shirts bearing her name..
(ken) hearts were heavy in vacaville today... there was a memorial service for thec-h-p officer killed august 10th during a traffic stop... hundreds gathered to remember officer kirk griss...including fellow c-h-p officers from all over the state. griss was a 19-year veteran who was killed by a passing driver who's been accused of being distracted... that suspect - sean walker
of rocklin - has been arrested and faces two counts of vehicular manslaughter. officer griss is being remembered as a "cop's cop"... and a wonderful father and husband. (ken)(ken) officer griss and jaime manuel of vallejo were both killed august 10th. griss had pulled manuel's s-u-v over on westbound 80 in fairfield. (ken) the other man killed - jaime manuel - was from the philippines. friends say he came to the u.s. 10 years ago... a go-fund-me page has been created to raise money to pay for returning his remains his family in the philippines. at last check.. more than 10- thousand dollars has been raised. if you'd like to help, we have a link on our website at kron-4 dot com. (pam) happening right now: restaurants in the bay area are facing a new challenge ... blackmail. kron4 dan kerman
explains... nearly a dozen restaurants have received letters threatening their reputation - unless the restaurants pay up. the restaurant business is competitive especially in san francisco.. but now new worries for those who feed us... blackmailsot pete sittnick/managing partner, waterbarpete sittnick with waterbar says his restaurant was one at least 10 to receive this email or one similar saying "i was hired by your competitor to write negative (a) press release about your restaurant using awful photos of the food containing hair and insects." the press release will be published on 500 major news and media portals... (and) will destroy the reputation of your restaurant." the email goes on to say "i'll refuse to fulfill this order if you compensate me."sotsittnick knew immediately it and contacted the golden gate restaurant association gwyneth borden/golden gate restaurant associationthe restaurant association say so far they have heard from 15 restaurants that have received similar emails and they have now contacted the da's office and the ftc.sotstandup dan
how much police say they got away with it. (ken)plus: a father has been charged with the murder of his pregnant wife..and two daughters. why his friends are now emotional and say they are sorry for defending the suspect. (pam) and next: the ghost ship warehouse fire defendants ... appeared in court today. find out why one of the defense attorney is taking advantage of the plans for a jury trial. ♪ ♪ can world-renowned artist red hong yi use the chase mobile app® to pay practically anyone, at any bank?
the complicated nature of the case judge kramer previously appointed private defense attorney curtis briggs as max harris' counsel at the expense of alameda countysotboth sides will return to court on september 9th to schedule a trial date. that will be followed by a november 2nd hearing of motion to change venues...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) a california judge is ordering a mental evaluation ... for the man
accused of starting the holy fire in southern california. forrest gordon clark was in court this morning. in court today -- clark said, he was not guilty and he then continued to ramble. after several outbursts ... his arraignment was suspended. the 51- year old is accused of igniting the nearly 23- thousand acre fire ..that prompted thousands of residents to evacuate their homes. that fire is now 85 -percent contained. a live look outside tonight lawrence has the forecast into the weekend.. lawrence karnow: it was a bright and sunny day for most of the bay area. highs soared inland with mid 90s but cool 60s with patchy fog at the coast. it will be a beautiful evening with a light breeze and mild to warm temperatures. it much quieter on the doppler radar with only a few showers over the sierra. on the satellite you can see how high pressure is building over the west coast. it will be another
(pam) we (pam) (pam) we are following the bay area's red hot housing... most indications are... the local residential real estate market is still going strong.(ken) but as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, there are signs that the market is cooling down a little bit. you may have noticed a few more "for sale" signs in your neighborhood of late, suggesting that inventories are up. homes are still selling but there are also signs some of those homes are selling for a little less
right now says climb real estate's david contreras.david contreras/climb real estate '......there is talk of it cooling off a little bit but what we're seeing is more of a market correction...."in san jose, for example, the real estate website zillow reports prices were dropped on 9-point-5 percent of listings in june, up from 7-point-2 percent one year ago.david contreras/climb real estate "....what's happening is we're seeing prices not going up $100,000 or $200,000 over the asking price, things are getting a little more tamer..." contreras says certain properties are staying on the market longer than what sellers have been used to during the historic five year plus run of risingprices but there are other factors to consider.david contreras/climb real estate ".....people are a little concerned about interest rates going up but this time of year, july through august you're seeing more people on vacation so there are simply fewer buyers during that time frame...." zillow expects the market to slow down next year but a strong economy means demand for housing will also remain strong. dont expect home prices to fall too far says
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we are tracking out of colorado... where a father is accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters.(ken) 33-year-old chris watts surrendered to authorities late wednesday.insdie edition's jim moret has disturbing new details of what was happening before the violent murders. nicholas thayer/friend of the watts family (quick):"i mean, we were hoping for the best." at first, nicholas and amanda thayer believed everything chris watts told themnicholas thayer/friend of the watts family (quick):"we feel -- we feel stupid."but for two years their two families had spent so many weekends together.when they learned shanann, bella and celeste were missing, they opened their home to help chris.amanda thayer/friend of the watts family:"we loved
shanann and those girls so much."they never suspected the seemingly doting dad would ever hurt his family or theirs. amanda thayer/friend of the watts family:"he stayed the night at our house across the hall from our five year old." nicholas thayer/friend of the watts family (quick):"that'll haunt me."even more haunting, why.why would he do this?chris told them monday about financial trouble.amanda thayer/friend of the watts family:"we had no idea they were ... financially ... until we spoke to chris on monday." nicholas thayer/friend of the watts family (quick):"he mentioned putting the house up for sale."and last week amanda says shanann confided suspicions of infidelity. amanda thayer/friend of the watts family:"she said that it came to her mind that possibly he could be cheating but at the same time, she was like, you know, he, he has no game." but they say he tricked them. only once when they were with him did they see any red flags. nicholas thayer/friend of the watts family:"it was tuesday afternoon. and it was just, kind of ... i thought ... too
easily ways of knowing ... where she could have been. and he didn't seem all that eager to look into it."they called detectives that night to report it.still they say the watts appeared to be a happy family and even if they weren't, no one expected this. amanda thayer/friend of the watts family:"he just didn't seem like the type of guy to injure a fly - let along his entire family."voice of nicholas thayer/friend of the watts family:"i look at my little girl and i don't know how anybody could do that - there's no reason." reason."that - there's no anybody could do that - there's no reason." reason." (pam) coming up: an 18-year-old has been charged, after reportedly pushing her friend off a washington bridge. why officials say, she risked the 16- year- old's life. (ken)plus: as we remember an american icon..we now know
bay area business has had enough of a rather stinky and unsanitary situation.(ken) people using the bathroom right on the sidewalk right outside the front door.there is security video showing it all justine waldman has the story you'll only see on kron 4.pm on kron 4. you'll only see the story you'll only see on
to a developing story... the teen accused of pushing a friend off a bridge in washington state... is now facing charges. authorities say, 18-year-old taylor smith admitted she pushed 16-year-old jordan holgerson off the bridge, but alleges she was just trying to help her overcome her fear. holgerson broke six ribs, punctured a lung and had air bubbles in her chest. officials determined smith created a substantial risk of death and caused serious physical injury-- and they have charged her with one count of reckless endangerment. (pam) a 15-year-old girl is in recovery after she fell nearly 50-feet off of a mountain in tennessee ... and survived. (ken) her classmates are back to school ... but the teen is still dealing with the injuries she suffered during her near-death experience. pictures in her dad's camera roll reveal the horror she went through
later that day. elise says she and her father frank climbed to this point, overlooking rainbow falls and that's when he said she just slipped and then gravity took over. by the time she tumbled 50 feet downhill.. her dad says he didn't know if she was alive. (ken)(ken) the teen continues outpatient therapy next week she thinks she will be back at school with her friends the week after that. lawrence karnow: it was a bright and sunny day for most of the bay area. highs soared inland with mid 90s but cool 60s with patchy fog at the coast. it will be a beautiful evening with a light breeze and mild to warm temperatures. it much quieter on the doppler radar with only a few showers over the sierra. on the satellite you can see how high pressure is building over the west coast. it will be another hot weekend inland with highs
soaring near 100 degrees inland. it will be warm around the bay in the 70s and the 80s and 60s with patchy fog and sun at the coast. temperatures will begin to cool on sunday and be much cooler by monday. temperatures will be near normal for most of next week. week.most of next normal for will be near normal for most of next week. (ken)a dangerous tide has been confirmed in all u-s coastal states.. and red tide is making summer miserable in parts of florida. the toxic algae is killing fish and sea mammals. and driving tourists away from the water. now scientists are
testing a way to treat red tide in florida's canals. mote marine scientists spent six months designing and building this machine. it could make a difference in treating red tide. water from the canal goes into the system, attacking cells and toxins. ultimately, purifying the water before releasing it back into the canal. scientists are trying to do that treatment at least twice. but say this system will only work in enclosed waterways. (pam) police in belmont say, they have captured a group of thieves responsible for stealing lottery tickets .... in two different bay area cities... kron 4's charles clifford ... in redwood city with more . the belmont police department says that 4 people have been arrested for allegedly stealing lottery tickets from multiple convenience stores and liquor stores along the peninsula.22 year old shawn ray, 21 year old michael walker, 22 year old alexander castillo and 21 year old jose sotomayer are believed to have committed more than a dozen burglaries at stores between san francisco and san jose. 3 burglaries occurred in belmont, this am/pm station
along ralston was robbed twice. the owner tells kron 4, that in the middle of the night the thieves smashed the front door of the store and grabbed lottery tickets and cigarettes from behind the counter. captain patrick halleran with the belmont police department says that after the suspects took tickets, they would start playing them.sot scratching off the numbers and set the winners aside and then they would go to gas stations or convenience stores in san francisco or san jose and redeem the tickets for money. investigators believe the thieves probably made thousands of dollars turning in winning tickets but they are now facing criminal charges for burglary, conspiracy, and possession of stolen property.police also say they are looking for additional suspects.sotwe have additonal leads we are following up on. this is an ongoing investigation. (ken) a california judge granted a temporary restraining order on the deportation of reunited families. the move from u-s district judge dana sabraw stays the removal of both parent and child-- so parents can help their children with asylum hearings. the government says the childrens' rights to asylum hearings were waived when the parents signed paperwork for their children to be deported with them. however the plaintiffs say the documents were not "knowingly or volunarily" signed.
(ken) it has been one day since the world lost the queen of soul. (pam) and tonight ... inside edition's megan alexander... shows us more of how her friends are remembering aretha franklin.. and new details on the days signed. volunarily" "knowingly or investigation.ongoing up on. this is an we are following additonal leads (ken) a california judge granted a temporary restraining order on the deportation of reunited families. the move from u-s district judge dana sabraw stays the removal of both parent and child-- so parents can help their children with asylum hearings. the government says the childrens' rights to asylum hearings were waived when the parents signed paperwork for their children to be deported with them. however the plaintiffs say the documents were not "knowingly or volunarily" signed. (ken) it has been one day since the world lost the queen of soul. (pam) and tonight ... inside edition's megan alexander... shows us more of how her
friends are remembering aretha franklin.. and new details on the days leading up to her death. aretha franklin's funeral will be held aug. 31 in her hometown of detroit. the late singer's publicist, gwendolyn quinn, said friday that the funeral, to be held at greater grace temple, is limited to the queen of soul's family and friends. public viewings will take place aug. 28-29 at the charles h. wright museum of african american history from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. franklin died thursday at her home in detroit from pancreatic cancer. she was 76. (pam) and as we remember this american icon ... the dates have been announced for aretha franklin's funeral services. her body will lie in repose for public viewings... on august 28-th and 29-th at the charles h. wright museum of african- american history in detroit. funeral services will follow at 10 a-m friday, august 31-st at detroit's greater grace temple. the funeral will be for family funeral will the temple.greater grace at detroit's august 31-st m friday, follow at 10 a- services will funeral detroit.history in
this american icon ... the dates have been announced for aretha frankl's funeral services. her body will lie in repose for public viewings... on august 28-th and 29-th at the charles h. wright museum of african- american history in detroit. funeral services will follow at 10 a-m friday, august 31-st at detroit's eater grace temple. the funeral will be for family and close friends.... organizers are also working on a musical tribute to franklin.. featuring major recording artists. (weather) coming up i'll have the seven day forecast. (pam) a florida mother is demanding answers ... after she says, a high school (pam)
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demanding answers ... after she says, a high school cafeteria refused to give her daughter lunch on the first day of school. the woman says, the controversy is over 15- cents. erik sandoval reports. kimberly aiken:"to think that this can happen to anybody's child kind of ... kind of infuriates me."kimberly aiken says this happened on her daughter's first day of school at university high school in orange city.kimberly aiken: "she puts her food on the tray, gets to the front, gives her number to the cashier and she says, well, you owe 15 cents. and she said she didn't have any money. so the cashier took her food."and aiken says her daughter went the school day without eating.kimberly aiken:"that's the big thing is eat breakfast and eat lunch so they can make sure that they're doing good on their work. but then you starve my child."aiken says she signed up for the free and reduced cost lunch program and it's not kicked in yet, and the 15- cent deficit in her account must have been carried over from the last school year.news six contacted volusia county schools to ask them if refusing lunches over 15 cents would be standard practice. spokesman roger edgcomb says
...graphic:"the school is always willing to work with students and families as needed. the school will be contacting the family directly to lp resolve this issue." kimberly aiken:"you want to make sure that your kids are coming to school and they're being taken care of. we already have all these scary things happening but the one thing you don't want them to worry about is are they going to be able to eat when they go to lunch." (pam) aiken's daughter says, she brought a quarter to the cafeteria the next day.. to make up for the shortage. (ken) a stockton code enforcement officer is under fire tonight after stealing a document. and it was all caught on camera. on first glance it appears this man is throwing a piece of paper on the floor... then -- a slowed down version of the video shows version of the video shows that with the flick of a wrist -- he tucks it into his shirt instead... ceo of catalyst real estate professionals -- constance
but "never gave up hope," adding that whenever they saw a girl who resembled her on the street, the clan wondered if it was paul, parker said. she's alive, that is the best thing that could have possibly happened," parker added.after the letter arrived, bay county sheriff's office capt. jason daffin posted a social media message asking paul to come forward so they could be sure the note was legitimate and not written under duress. "emily, if you'll do this i can close this case and i can have a piece of mind knowing you're ok," he says in the video. to everyone's surprise, paul, now 19, walked into a local police station, one that daffin does not work at, and asked to speak to a detective. "her remarks to him was she's happy, she's fine where she's at and she had a good support system," daffin told inside edition. but in a heartbreaking twist, paul said she doesn't want her family to know her whereabouts."it's crazy, but she's an adult now and she gets to make that decision," parker said. "i have no idea what it could take to get her home."parker does hope that one day they will be reunited."i'm just hoping that one day she'll want to come back into all of our lives and be a part of it again," parker said. paul's family says they are not mad at her and she will be welcome whenever she wants to come home.
(pam) so often people think when stanley roberts interviews people its for the sole purpose of ambushing the person caught behaving badly... (ken) tonight we look at how he actually talks to people and how they respond to him... you didn't see that stop sign huh? you know you cross through so many of them on the
way it's hard to know, hards to know i probably did go through it, it's hard to recall what are the rules for stop signs well, you're suppose to stop. when producing these segments, i actually like trying to get the drivers side of the story, some are happy to talk to me like this guy driver who sat an intersection for quite a bit before making an illegal left hand turn at an intersection which recently had a fatal collision ((you didn't see it, you sat there for like)) three minutes ((laughter)) crazy/ i'm going to be on the news ((yea)) what channel ((people behaving badly channel 4)) because you sat there like forever and i'm thinking at some point you're going to see it .no i didn't
and my gps said turn left yes gps doesn't see signs then he told me this ((second one in one month)) you got a ticket already, for what stop sign, ((where)) san mateo you're not going good this month two fifty and and this one another two fifty well if it makes him feel any better.. each ticket is 238 each.. oh and a point for each violation now not everyone is tickled pink to talk to me and i get it, what want to talk on camera right after being pulled over this driver piggybacked off another driver on truesdale in burlingame, and if you look carefully you will notice he already has hid blinker on you know that if the person in front of you stops you have to stop too now i usually walk up rolling so i get a honest response ((good morning, channel 4 how are you doing today)) you know schools back in session right so you know why there are out here)) ah yea i notice you had your'e blinker on to pull over before)) i saw you guys up there! well that that went well but wait for it i didn't consent to having any video tape, i don't actually need your consent . there there are the people who say no but keep talking to you like like this driver who rolled the stops sign what happened back there, i really don't want to do all this(( you don't want to talk to me yea what's this for im with channel 4 and they're doing a
crackdown because schools starting, and one of the problems are people running stop signs and you ran the stop sign back there yea what happened yea i don't want to do this you late for work i don't want to do this now for the record, if you happened to notice over the years if a person is driving a company vehicle is pulled over i typically won't interview the driver why, well it's simple, many companies forbid their employees from taking to the media, i'm really not here to get you fired, i here to educate that being said if you are driving a company vehicle covered in logo 's don't behaving badly wheel, you never know who might have a camera in burlingame stanley roberts kron 4 news
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bright and sunny day for most of the bay area. highs soared inland with mid 90s but cool 60s with patchy fog at the coast. it will be a beautiful evening with a light breeze and mild to warm temperatures. it much quieter on the doppler radar with only a few showers over the sierra. on the satellite you can see how high pressure is building over the west coast. it will be another hot weekend inland with highs soaring near 100 degrees inland. it will be warm around the bay in the 70s and the 80s and 60s with patchy fog and sun at the coast.
- ♪ lonely shadows following me ♪ male narrator: tonight 30 unique athletes arrive in indianapolis for the city finals. big and small, rookies and veterans, men and women. but they all have one thing in common: they've got that fire. - welcome to downtown indianapolis. we're once again at monument circle in the heart of the great midwest. indiana may be famous for auto racing and basketball, but tonight it's all about american ninja warrior. hello everyone, i'm matt iseman, here once again with my partner former nfl defenseman akbar gbajabiamila.