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(ken) now at 8. rain returns to the bay area tonight. as a strong storm arrives. you're seeing wet weather now from the north to the south bay. (ken) thank you for joining us i'm ken wayne.(pam)
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and i'm pam moore. this is the third in a series of storms.. that will be with us all week. kron-4's charles clifford is live in the north bay... with the conditions there. but first, chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is tracking the timing of the storm. lawrence lawrence karnow: we had a few showers today but most of them were light. doppler radar is now tracking more rain off the coast. rain will be heavy tonight before midnight then turn to showers. the winds will also be very gust and a wind advisory is up for much of the bay area. showers will continue tomorrow with highs only in the 50s and the low 60s. it should be dry on thursday before more rain moves in on friday and late this weekend. (pam ) a band of moisture is just now starting to move through the bay area. (ken ) this follows an afternoon of mostly light showers. we want to check
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in now with kron 4's charles clifford who live for us tonight in marin county tonight in weekend.late this on friday and late this weekend. (pam ) a band of moisture is just now starting to move
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through the bay area. (ken ) this follows an afternoon of mostly light showers. we want to check in now with kron 4's charles clifford who live for us tonight in marin county where there was a flood watch a few days ago... with a look at conditions. charles. . . well ,the heavy moisture is about to arrive here in marin county after what was a fairly nice afternoo natstuesday afternoon, only a light rain fell across most of marin county. some of the aftermath of recent storms was still visible, including this fallen eucalyptus in san rafael.sotwell, it's getting ramped up.san rafael resident kerry hansen lives along san rafael creek. following heavy rain on sunday the normally sleepy creek came alive. now he's keeping a close eye on the water.sotit turns into a river and then it goes back down. we have retaining walls so i think we are going to be ok.sotwe need to have breaks in between the rain so it has a chance to absorb. christine cilento also lives in san rafael. she likes the mix of dry days and rainy days.sot
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went to rodeo beach and the tops of the hills are just starting to turn green so that good.and even though there's rain in the forecast, both chrstine and kerry are thankfull for the moisture which will hopefully ward of drought conditions next summer. soti think it's looking pretty good so far.soti think we are looking pretty good on rain. we have to have some optimism going, right? quick look at traffic. . . in corte madera, charles clifford kron4 news. stay informed on bay area weather with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts...inte ractive radar.. and get push alerts when breaking news happens in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app another big story tonight: president trump ... delivering his first prime-
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time, oval office speech tonight... making his case for a border wall. his remarks, which lasted about 10 minutes, were followed by a democratic response. our grant lodes is here with what both sides are saying tonight. (grant) the urgency for all this is of couse the partial government shut-down... now in its 18th say... and mister trump made it clear who he's blaming. president trump: "the federal government remains shut down for one reason and one reason only. because democrats will not fund border security." (grant) the presdient said he's willing to make it a steel wall as democrats propsed, instead of a concrete wall. but, democrats have always oppsed a border wall regardless of material. mister truim said all americans are hhurt by illegal migration, adding, quote: it strains public resources
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and drives down jobs and wages. among those hardest hit are african americans and hispanic americans." end quote. the president also president trump:"our southern borders are a pipeline for vast quantities of illegal drugs, including meth, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl. every week, 300 of our citizens are killed by heroin alone, 90 percent of which floods across from our southern border. more americans will die from drugs this year than were killed in the entire vietnam war." (grant) for reference, nearly 60- thousand americans died in vietnam. in 20-17... the c-d-c said the total number of overdose deaths in the u-s were about 70-thousand. however, it's not clear how many of those 70-thousand deaths were due to drugs coming across the mexican border. meanwhile, a democratic response followed the presdient's address. house speaker nancy pelosi:
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"the fact is: on the very first day of this congress, house democrats passed senate republican legislation to re- open government and fund smart, effective border security solutions. but the president is rejecting these bipartisan bills which would re-open government - over his obsession with forcing american taxpayers to waste billions of dollars on an expensive and ineffective wall - a wall he always promised mexico would pay for."sen chuck schumer:"the president of the united states - having failed to get mexico to pay for his ineffective, unnecessary border wall, and unable to convince the congress or the american people to foot the bill - has shut down the government. american democracy doesn't work that way. we don't govern by temper tantrum. no president should pound the table and demand he gets his way or else the government shuts down, hurting millions of americans who are treated as leverage." (grant) the blame game continues ... the shutdown drags on... and most federal employees affected are set to miss their first paycheck this friday.
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a 14 year old napa middle school student is in custody tonight after allegedly planning a columbine type attack on two schools. (pam) kron 4's maureen kelly has the chilling details of what police say the young suspect intended to do. a columbine type esk event - a mass casuality event. were people were going to be hurt or killedénapa police say they were tipped to the threat to river middle school and vintage high back december 31st.according to investigators - the 14 year old suspect threatened to kill another student - who knew about the plot.if i had to characterize what this young man was planning and plotting to do it would be columbine esk, if you will explosives handgrenades knives those types of things were part of the planning process that would've been something that would've been, if came to for wishon that may have been something we could've facedthe suspect was arrested on january of the alleged plot had some parents pretty upset. including one who didn't want to appear point napa police aren't saying if any weapons were seized. they did say it appeared the teen was in the early planning stages of this attack....but
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was being very agressive in getting his plot in motion. police say they did not find any kind of hit list and do not know what the suspect's motive might have been. maureen kelly kron4 news. (ken) in palo alto -- police are investigating a string of sexual assualt cases. in the most recent attack, a woman reported to police that she was sexually assaulted and robbed on the 100-block of everette street just after 4 a-m yesterday. this is the third sexual assault in palo alto in recent weeks. however investigators say the three crimes are not related. the latest report prompted palo alto police to step up patrols near the downtown area.
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public it's an unusual circumstance.> palo alto police are checking surveillance cameras in the area for any possible leads on the suspect. they're also asking for the community's help to make arrests. happening now. east bay police are searching for a man considered armed and dangerous. the alameda county sheriff's office is looking for this man ... douglas allan pruitt. they say, he was involved in a kidnapping... robbery... felony assault... domestic violence... and burglary incident back in december. police say, he is known to frequent hayward.. castro valley... and fremont. he also has connections with white supremacist and outlaw motorcycle groups. police say, he could be driving an older model chevrolet camaro ... with the license plate 2-p-j-l-7-6-the license plate 2-p-j-l-7-6-4 san francisco mayor london breed is backing a $300
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million affordable housing and earthquake safety bond that'll be on a ballot for voters to consider. the san francisco mayor announced the plan yesterday. it would pave the way for building more housing and pay for seismic retrofitting. it has been added into the city's draft capital plan for the upcoming 10 year general obligation bond schedule. coming up at eight.. a push to get rid of paper receipts in california. why one lawmaker says ... they are dangerous. plus. this man went to collect on a 10 million dollar winning lotto ticket. but he was arrested instead and next... the bay area sees its first flu death of the season for someone under 65.. and doctors warn, this is just the beginning i'm kron 4 meteorologist lawrence karnow coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast.details are right after the break.
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...will change. next on kron-4 news at eight: her.pull a gun on was about to and he for he's wanted not eligible. offenses are sexual murder or not recorded.moment was not recorded. next at 8. an officer encounters a man sitting in a car. what she doesn't know is he's wanted for murder. and he was about to pull a gun on her.
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(ken) investigators in illinois released dramatic and chilling body cam video of an officer locked in a desperate struggle for survival with a fugitive.(pam) the man was-- wanted for murder -- and pulled a gun on her.diane pathieu has the story. it happens so quickly, there was barely time to react.(nats) the life or death struggle in the predawn darkness happened july 26th on this quiet gravel path.lakemoor officer brianna
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tedesco approaches an suv with out-of-state plates.the driver, who's asleep, says his name is james dunkin.officer brianna tedesco/ lakemoor police dept.:"i just have to make sure you know we don't have any warrants or anything which i'm sure you don't."but in fact james dunkin is kenneth martell - wanted in pennsylvania for murder. officer tedesco writes down his plate number.officer brianna tedesco/ lakemoor police dept.:"they're not finding a driver's like record for james dunkin. do you have anything in the vehicle with your name on it?"perhaps sensing he's been caught, martell pulls that weapon. (nats)the struggle over the weapon lasts an agonizing 20 seconds.martell reaching for a second gun as officer tedesco's backup arrives.we've frozen the video just before the officer shoots martell. (nats) "25, 21, shots fired by the police."
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(pam) martell died at the scene. police said, a search of the nearby woods turned up several more weapons including rifles, shotguns and crossbows.officer tedesco was not hurt. (pam) starting today, there could be as many as one- point- four million new voters -- in a state famously known for its razor- thin election results. (ken) that's because many florida felons now have their voting rights restored. about two thirds of voters there approved an amendment in november. the new law says voting rights are restored to those who have completed all terms of their sentence...including parole or probation. but people convicted of murder or sexual offenses are not eligible. (ken) new york city will soon guarantee comprehensive health care to every resident-- regardless of their ability to pay or their immigration status. mayor bill de blasio says this has never been done in this kind of comprehensive way. the
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mayor said the plan would include primary and specialty care as well as maternity and pediatric care and mental health services. according to de blasio's office ... there are currently 600-thousand uninsured in new york city. the plan is set to be rolled out this year. in salinas -- a family says they're upset at a creepy looking trespasser who took "gross" to a whole new level. ... he was caught on a security camera licking their doorbell for three whole hours. residents are reeling after a man was caught on camera. police say this is no laughing matter. they say the suspect also milled around the family's yard. a security camera alerted the owners, who were out of town authorities say the video helped them identify the suspect. he is roberto daniel arroyo. police are still looking for the man, and say he could face a number of charges.
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warriors in action tonight hosting the knicks... and trying to end a 3-game home losing streak. but that's not the big story surrounding the champs, we'll have that in a bit, but first. an update from oracle... at last check, score is 61-49 warriors at the break 26-combined points from steph curry and klay thompson, but the team as a whole shooting 28-percent from downtown. we'll have full highlights later tonight. but in the meantime, how's this headline... according to multiple reports, demarcus cousins...set to make his warriors debut january 18th in l-a against the clippers. it will mark his first game action since last january... when he injured his achilles as a member of the new orleans pelicans. he's been ramping up his rehab and practice activity with the champs... so here we go, boogie playing next friday in l-a. the lexus ultimate highlight coming to us from last night's national
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championship showdown in santa clara... a game in which the clemson tigers pounced on the crimson tide... orchestrating a 28-point blowout... handing nick saban his worst loss since 2006 when he was coaching in the nfl. the tigers have now won 2 championships in 3 years...first team to finish 15-and-0 since 1897. after the game, saban offered this highlight.... he's a man that's usually surly with the media, but check out this change in tune. "i know you don't think i like the press, but i really do love you for what you do to... a lot of positive self-gratification to a lot of our players by recognizing the things that they do well. and we certainly appreciate all the interest you create for our sport. college football is a great game and something that's great for a lot of these young people to learn a lot of lessons in life. so we appreciate you so much for that. thank you." finally tonight, an update to a story we brought you last night.. movement
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in the head coaching ranks of the nfc west. the arizona cardinals have hired kliff kingsbury as their next head coach. kingsbury...leaving his post as usc offensive coordinator after just over a month on the job. the cardinals...clearly trying to find their own offensive expert to compete with sean mcvay and kyle shanahan. they think the 39-year-old kingsbury is their best option, despite being fired from texas tech last season. next at 8. she's six next at 8. she's six years old. and she just got recognized by google. the google doodle that won her a prize.
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(ken) have you seen today's google doodle? it came from a six-year-old girl in virginia. and now google is honoring both her and her school.(pam) sarah gomez- lane is this year's 'doodle for google' winner. it is a nationwide contest. the inspiration for the girl's colorful and interactive doodle.... came on a stormy day last spring. she drew dinosaurs to highlight her dream of becoming a paleontologist. google says, they fell in love with sarah's rendering and were blown away by her dino -sized ambitions. they awarded her a 30-thousand dollar college scholarship. sarah's school is also coming
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out a winner, receiving 50- thousand dollars worth of technology. the school used that money to buy interactive smart boards. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) thanks pam and ken... coming up at nine... police have identifed the 17-year old killed in an overnight shooting.... and tonight we now know he was a senior football player at a high school along the peninsula... and the suspect is áástill out there... details on who police are looking for i na live report... (vicki) plus another storm is hitting the bay area-- bringing with it strong winds and dangerous road conditions... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow tells how it will affect the morning commute and how long it's expected to last.... (grant) and it's a choice between right and wrong. that's how president trump described the need for a wall along the southern border. tonight we have highlights from the primetime speeches... (vicki) dont go away kron4 news at nine in prime time is next.
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the question isn't whether he should be impeached any more. he's the most corrupt president in american history. and we all know it. the question now is, how fast can we move past this president so we can build a more just and prosperous future? please, join the more than 6.5 million americans who are demanding action now. because there's nothing more powerful than the unified voice of the american people. together, we will make this happen. need to impeach is responsible for the content of this ad. with expedia, i saved when i added a hotel to our flight. so even when she grows up, she'll never outgrow the memory of our adventure. unlock savings when you add select hotels to your existing trip. only with expedia. (grant) tonight police are
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investigating a deadly shooting that left a 17-year- old football player dead and
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the suspected gunman is still out there...(grant) thanks for joining us im grant lodes....(vicki) and im vicki liviakis... the shooting happened in belmont. the teen's body was recovered in an elementary school parking lot last night with a gunshot wound.(grant) kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us from pleasanton where belmont police spent much of the afternoon. j.r. what were they doing in pleasanton? (j.r.)well they were searching this house behind me. it's unclear what the connection is to the case but neighbors say the people living here moved here from belmont a year or two ago. at this point we aren't aware of any arrests but the swat team was out here. this is the 17 year old who was killed. his name is mohammad othman. his body was found outside central elementary school in belmont. family members of his called police monday night saying they believed that he was at the school and were concerned for him. officers recovered his body just after 11 last night in the parking lot of the school. life saving efforts were given but he was pronounced deceased at the scene. officers believe he knew the suspect but won't say
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the connection. othman's football coach at carlmont high school in belmont says he was a "happy go lucky kid" who was "fun to be around" and a big part of the school winning a championship. (jr)neighbors say they saw the swat members out here earlier and were told to stay inside their homes. again at last check no arrests in this case have been made and the motive for this killing is unknown. live in pleasanton, j.r. stone kron 4 news. 4 news.


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