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paid to have sex with her. (catherine) the case attracted national attention ... with celebrities like rihanna, kim karsashian and lebron james all calling for clemency. there's nothing that can justify what i did cyntoia brown has never denied what happened on an august night in 2004.i shot himbrown said real estate johnny michel allen agent picked her up on a nashville street and took her to his home for sex.she testified that she acted in self defense.he's trying to rape me or murder me or somethingbrown was tried as an adult.the jury didn't buy her story.guilty of first degree murdershe was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole until 2055.her case drew national attention ... a documentary film described how she was traumatized and abused bu her alcoholic mother.she ran away and fell into the hands of a pimp named "kut throat" hundreds of thousands of people signed petitions calling for clemence.that's
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very nice but we're not going to make a decision based on how many people call our office.tennessee's republican governor bill haslam waited until his last days in office to act.he issued a statement saying "cyntoia brown committed, by her own admission, a horrific crime at the age of 16," yet, he said, "imposing a life sentence on a juvenile that would require her to serve at least 51 years before even being eligible for parole consideration is too harsh."on twitter, kim kardashian west said, "thank you governor haslam"viola davis tweeted that the news made her day.actress=activist alyssa milano added her thanks. brown herself said "thank you, governor haslam, for your act of mercy in giving me a second chance. i will do everything i can to justify your faith in me." me." (catherine0 brown is due to be released august seventh
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... 15 years to the day after her arrest. she'll be on probation for ten years, and required to attend counseling as well as perform community service, working with at=risk young people. (grant) tonight at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (catherine) in the east bay... police are still looking for the gunman in a triple shooting in oakland. it happened friday night on center street... about three blocks rom the west oakland bart station. three men were killed in the shooting. police say two of the victims were in a parked car... and the third was standing outside the car when the shooting happened. right now-- police do not have any suspect description. the victims' names have not been released-- but we do know one was a 21-year-old from vallejo, and the other two were aged 29 and 31-- both from oakland. ... (grant) in the north bay... the historic napa county courthouse... damaged in the earthquake back in 2014... is now once again open to the public. the
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courthouse was severely damaged in the 6-point- zero magnitude earthquake. since then-- the building has been un-occupied. court calendars and services were handled in various other locations in the county... but they will now return to the courthouse. (grant) the lineup has been announced for the 7th annual bottlerock festival in napa. the headliners across the 3 day festival are imagine dragons, neil young, and mumford and sons. other notable artists include one republic, pharrell williams, santana, and gary clark junior. the festival is held over memorial day weekend in may. 3-day tickets go on sale at 10-am tomorrow and start at 359- dollars. single-day passes will go on sale at 10- am on thursday, and those tickets start at 159-dollars. lawrence karnow: we were able to dry out after a very stormy weekend. storm clouds are not far away and we could still see a few showers tonight. you can see some rain on the
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doppler. most of it is very light. on the satellite you can see another storm spinning off the coast. rain and wind will be heavy at times tomorrow night. high tomorrow will be in the 50s to low 60s. showers could linger into wednesday. there's another chance of rain on friday.
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(catherine) back to our top story tonight... california officially has a new governor. gavin newswom was sworn in as california's 40th governor. and he's a local -- having served on san francisco's board of supervisors and as the city's mayor for seven years.(grant) newsom is using his new platform to progr in his inaugural address, he promised to make california a sanctuary for immigrants and an example for the rest of the country. kron 4 political analyst michael yaki joins us now live via skype. michael, what do you think about the promises the
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governor made today? democratic lawmakers are cheering new california gov. gavin newsom's commitment to investing in early childhood education.assemblyman kevin mccarty says it was hard to get former gov. jerry brown to see that as a priority. newsom will introduce a roughly $2 billion investment in child care and early learning programs in his budget address later this week.newsom's monday inaugural address also drew cheers when he pledged to expand health lawmakers, meanwhile, are holding off on harsh criticism for now of the democrat. republican sen. jim nielsen says he doesn't think the state can afford newsom's ambitious proposals.but he says he hopes to work with the new governor on wildfire management.assembly republican leader marie waldron says she hopes the two can find common ground.california's new governor says his policy goals include lowering prescription drug costs, increasing affordable housing and ending the use of private prisons. gov. gavin newsom didn't provide details in his broad pronouncements monday as he was sworn in to office.the democratic governor says he'll
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try to use the market power of the most populous state to lower prescription drug costs and mount what he called a "marshall plan" to spur affordable housing.the marshall plan was a massive u.s. effort to rebuild european countries devastated by world war ii. newsom promised a similar "statewide mission" to tackle what he called a "homeless epidemic." he also promised to "end the outrage of private prisons," though california has depended on private facilities to meet a federal population cap on inmates.california's new governor is promising the most populous state will be a "sanctuary to all who seek it" in a direct affront to president donald trump's immigration policies. democratic gov. gavin newsom challenged the trump administration repeatedly as he was sworn in to office monday, particularly on immigration.he says children should not be "ripped away from their parents" at the border. he says they also shouldn't be left hungry while trump seems to spend billions of dollars on "a wall that should never be built."newsom also referred to the administration as corrupt and incompetent and promised california will "write america's future."the former san francisco mayor became the
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state's 40th governor, succeeding the term-limited jerry brown. (grant) (grant) a home in the south bay
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is listed at 1-point-6 million dollars. and that might be an attractive price for the neighborhood. but wait until you see what's inside. we'll show you after the break.
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(catherine) take a look at this... this might be an appealing price for a home in the bay area if you don't like to cook. (grant) for only million dollars-- this 4 bedroom 4 s. described on zillow as a major fixer. it was built in 20-10 and comes with a family room, laundry room, ample
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storage, and a two-car garage. you just need to fork over the money to remodel the kithcen... and clean up all the smoke damage...thanks to what's being described as an accidental kitchen fire. but-- there is a gas fire pit in the backyard, so you can use that as an alternative cooking method in the meantime. (catherine) still ahead... a woman who's been in a vegetative state has given birth... now the nursing facility where she was living is under fire. we'll hear from family members of other patients who say that a major security feature is missing.
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(grant) a disturbing case of alleged sex abuse at a phoenix nursing home. a woman who's been in vegetative state for at least a decade gave birth at the facility last week.(catherine) now families who also have loved ones at the nursing home are demanding answers. brianna whitney reports. as if being a parent to a child with a severe health condition isn't already a challenge... these parents say finding a care facility for their needs can be even harder. and the place they thought their children were safe... doesn't feel so safe anymore. briana whitney/reporting:"do you trust the people in this facility now?"karina cesena/parent of hacienda healthcare patient:"trust has been broken. trust has
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definitely been broken."karina cesena's 22-year-old daughter has lived at the hacienda nursing facility for several years.she had a traumatic brain injury, and now has hundreds of seizures a day.but cesena is horrified that a woman in a 14-year vegetative state was impregnated at the facility her daughter is living in... and is now staying in her daughter's room 24/7 until the rapist is found. briana whitney/reporting:"the reality is you don't know if your daughter was victimized." karina cesena/parent of hacienda healthcare patient:"i do not, but i do ask her and she can answer yes and no. she is not able to walk or talk yet but she does understand." she does not believe her daughter was a victim, but says the hacienda staff won't tell any going on.and parents tell us there is a huge security missing inside that may hinder the investigation. "are there cameras in there right now?""no.""even in the halls?""no.""there's no cameras?""no."and that has gary londer making immediate changes to his son's room.gary londer/parent of hacienda healthcare patient:"a lot of people are mad, my family included."his son is in a coma, so he's bringing his own wifi camera on monday.gary
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londer/parent of hacienda healthcare patient:"i'm going to hook it up in a room and put on the door that this room is under video surveillance." the two tell us the facility used to have one security guard during evening hours, but has since hired extra security to patrol the grounds both inside and out, and tell us now protocol is that male staffers can only go into female patient's rooms with a female staff member present. but cesena says with no suspect caught, and little to no information from hacienda staff... she's hoping to move her daughter to a different facility where she feels safe. karina cesena/parent of hacienda healthcare patient: "we don't understand why something of this magnitude could happen, and then now everybody wants to be quiet about it." (catherine) that was brianna whitney reporting. hacienda healthcare said in a statement that they're cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation. (anchor) taking a live look outside... our sutro camera overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor)
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time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: we were able to dry out after a very stormy weekend. storm clouds are not far away and we could still see a few showers tonight. you can see some rain on the doppler. most of it is very light. on the satellite you can see another storm spinning off the coast. rain and wind will be heavy at times tomorrow night. high tomorrow will showers could linger into wednesday. there's another chance of rain on friday. (grant) the first big
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hollywood awards show of the year is in the books. (catherine) on friday.chance of rain another chance of rain on friday.
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(grant) the first big hollywood awards show of the year is in the books. (catherine) it was a star studded night in los angeles. entertainment tonight's kevin frazier has the story. it was another amazing night with too many stars to count, but there was one celeb that had everyone going gaga! shallow a star is born!gaga cries and kisses boyfriend mother monster's win for best song brought her to tearsand even though she lost to glenn close for best actress in drama, she had no reason to be blue -- besides her gorgeous gown!we need to talk about this amazing dress/puno: it is phenomenal. i understand it was inspired by judy garland. is this true? /pulg: we didn't say that no, but it looks an awful like that doesn't it? gaga even had the queen -- claire foy -- bowing in her presence...kf: sneak by very
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quietly. cf: i feel so inadequate. kf: that's both of over here hiding. cf: i feel so shamed in inadequate/puthe night was full of surprises -- "bohemian rhapsody" won for best picture drama and its star rami malek won for best actor in a drama! he actually carried a piece of freddie mercury with him i understand you actually took the teeth that you had to do for the movie, you saved those right?/purm: áhits his heartá right here, right in your heart rm: yeah they are in my pocket we caught up with more winners at the hbo after party,where patricia clarkson proved that age is just a number!i just turned 59 and this is what life is/pu it is a good night (kevin)melissa mccarthy is the unofficial hero of the show -she snuck in 40 ham and cheese sandwiches to feed the hungry we'll have much more on et, i'm kevin frazier,back to you. (catherine) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore ken wayne (grant)at 5.up kron 4 news that wraps (catherine) back to you.kevin frazier,i'm et, much more on we'll have much more on et, i'm kevin frazier,back to you. (catherine) that wraps up kron 4 news
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at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (ken) thanks grant and are the stories we're working on at 6. (ken) a man in berkeley is dead tonight after high winds and wet weather caused a tree to fall on his car near the berkeley campus. what the university is doing tonight to prevent another tragedy. (pam) and the ocean cleanup effort ... launched out of alameda ... now on its way to hawaii after a system malfunction. we spoke with the c-e-o of the project .... about a timeline for when the cleanup project will get back... to cleaning up. (pam) and gavin newsom sworn in today as governor in sacramento. we'll take you live to the state capitol for the latest. that's all coming up on the kron4 news at 6.
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lot to think about> (pam) tonight at 6. a weekend storm is believed to be responsible for the death of a novato man. 32- year old killed yesterday .... when this 120- foot eucalyptus tree came crashing down on his car.... just outside the greek theatre at u-c berkeley.thank you for joining us, i'm pam moore.(ken) and i'm ken wayne. kron
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4's dan kerman is live on campus tonight on what the university is doing to make sure other trees will not sure other trees will not come down... with more stormy weather on the way. uc berkeley tree kills man 0107186 insertthis is cell phone video taken during sundays storms after a 120 foot eucalyptus tree, came crashing down on top of a car outside the greek theater at uc berkeley. 32 year old alexander grant of novato was in the vehicle and died at the scene. sotgayley road was shutdown to vehicles monday, but people were able to walk by and look at what remained of the massive tree that came crashing down and a second tree that crews took down for safety reasons. cutting up both trees is huge effort that will continue on tuesdaysot paul lum/works on campus :35 sot vanessa quintana/student :45while the tree that fell was not identified as being in need of care or maintenance" ... uc berkeley officials say "we are taking immediate steps to assess whether we can learn anything from the condition of the fallen tree that could improve our evaluation of whether other trees pose a threat to public safety. that review is expected to be completed in 48 hours which is an importnat step consiidering eucalyptus trees are common throughout uc berfkeley123/uc berkeley a live look outside r


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