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this is the bay area's news station, kron4 news at 11:00 starts now. >> ishikawa hits one into right! the giants win the pennant! >> world series fever hits the bay area. the giants are gearing up. san francisco is getting ready to welcome a large influx of visitors. good evening to you. kron4's dan reuben spoke with local businesses who have another reason to be excited about the extended baseball season. >> reporter: here at at&t park, excitement abounds, not just for baseball fans but also for fans of money. the most important series in baseball draws people from all over. >> i'm from milwaukee, wisconsin. and i have a flag outside my house for the giants. >> reporter: of course, everyone has their own opinion about who will win. >> of course you know who is going to win. i don't have to say it.
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>> giants! >> reporter: christine, like many others, was at the giants store looking for postseason apparel. postseason tickets are hard to come by even as a season ticket holder. $125 up in third deck. dave plans to attend all the giants home games. >> stub hub, five hundreds. >> reporter: peanuts according accordingto forbes.com. in 2010, a giants world series ticket cost an average of 1700. that prices a lot of people out. the giants organization and ticket resellers aren't the only ones profiting. >> malls opened up two years before the ballpark and it was a giant gamble and continues to pay off every other year. >> reporter: looking at revenue during the world series and business during the offseason, there's no comparison. >> it's night and day when the giants are in town. >> reporter: a sales associate
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at the giants dugout store says they're very busy and staying open extra long hours to accommodate the extra traffic. >> meantime, the giants, of course, as you know are world series-bound and they had their final practice here at at&t park this afternoon, their first time together since their dramatic national league victory the other night. used practice to get back in the game, so to speak, and reflect for a moment or two that the world series is bringing together two wild card teams. >> with spring training included, we've played close to 200 games. you have to let it go and realize there's still a job to do with this next upcoming series. >> two teams that have gone through a lot to get here. the wild card brothers, it's pretty special. >> manager bruce bochy also saying a wild card team is a good team, as if we need to be told. the giants leave for kansas city tomorrow.
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a final fare well to a man killed by ebola. loved ones gathered to remember the first person to die from ebola in the u.s. thomas eric duncan succumbed to the disease ten days ago. >> duncan's friends believed he contracted the virus helping a pregnant neighbor back in liberia who also died from the disease. just one of many generous acts that shows his compassion, except this last deed took his life. a bighearted humane gentleman, a father of four. as eric duncan's family mourns his death, loved ones gathered at southern baptist church in north carolina. loved ones aren't surprised his illness surfaced from him doing
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a good deed. >> i'd like him to be remembered as that type of person rather than than the person who brought the disease to the america. he didn't know he was sick. >> reporter: in ohio, people being monitored for ebola symptoms after amber vinson, who treated duncan, shopped for her wedding. >> the numbers are going to go up and down. but the bottom line is everyone is being checked. >> reporter: vinson stayed at her stepfather's summit county house while in town. she has since been quarantined in his home. >> as far as i know there is no ebola in ohio. we are visiting folks, calling folks. >> reporter: good news may be on the horizon. canada will be sending 800 vials of an experimental ebola vaccine to the world health organization on monday.
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they will be sent in three separate batches and then it will be determined how to best use and distribute those vaccines. reporting in the newsroom, alecia reid, kron4 news. keeping concord burglars in check. thieves have been targeting a popular parking lot. but now officers are paying closer attention. >> reporter: in recent months, parking in this concord lot, to hike, bike and enjoy the stunning valley views has come at a painful price for some visitors. >> see piles of glass. i'm definitely worried about it. i try to hide my stuff away in my truck. >> reporter: since the end of summer, concord police say auto auto burglaries in this lot have spiraled out of control. so this week at the request of the police department, the bushes surrounding the lot were removed by the city department of public works. >> last week i was afraid of
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parking up here so i parked my car in the neighborhood and rode my bike here just so i didn't expose my car to theft. >> reporter: now that this side of the parking lot no longer looks like this side of the parking lot, the concord police department says it will be easier for officers to monitor criminal activities in this area while passing by on ignacio valley rod. >> i think it's a great response. >> reporter: paula says she pulled into the lot recently, found a car with smashed windows and called police. >> i came back a few weeks later after that phone call and there was a concord police officer in the parking lot. >> it's good to know that the city is being proactive, when people complain, they are responding. >> for once it's working in my favor. thousands of people are heading to half-moon bay this weekend and you know why. the 44th annual pumpkin festival. the event has crafts, pumpkin-
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inspired food is a pie eating contest. festival open tomorrow from nine in the morning to 5:00 in the afternoon. admission is free. coming up here tonight, catholic leaders vote on a landmark document concerning sexual orientation. why the result reveal division among leaders. >> plus u.s. aircraft pound isis with another round of air strikes. how the u.s. jets in the air are getting intel on the ground about isis soldiers. >> and next a chp officer finding more than a dozen felony charges after police find child pornography on his computer. - ( helicopter whirring ) - ( roars ) ( siren wails ) ( pop music playing ) ♪ when you're ready ♪ ready, ready, ready ♪ come and get it ♪ get it, get it
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his car. officers say they traced to a download to his personal laptop. he faces multiple felony charges, including 21 counts of selling obscene content depicting a minor. investigators say blake robert johnston met a girl online and traveled to salem with his underaged daughter to meet with the 14-year-old. charged with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. the girl has been reunited with her family. still ahead a new report on the ferguson shooting. what officer darren wilson says happened the day michael brown was shot and killed. >> a gruesome discovery in virginia. police find remains that may be those of missing university student, hannah graham. details just ahead. >> sunshine for today, but clouds are returning for tomorrow. and going into next week, the
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watch any channel live on any device around your home. the x1 entertainment operating system only from xfinity. "the new york times" is reporting new details of the ferguson, missouri shooting of michael brown. police reports detail the officer's side of what happened that day. officer darren wilson telling police he tried to get out of his car but that brown shoved him back in. he says brown pinned him in the car and then struggled to grab
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for his gun. he said that he feared for his safety. forensics show the gun went off twice inside the car. one bullet hit brown's arm, the other missed. brown's blood was found on the officer's uniform and cruiser. it sparked weeks of racially charged protests in ferguson. the united states increased the amount of air strikes in syria this week. helping push isis back from a key city near the u.s. border crossing with turkey. the u.s. military says it's receiving intelligence from kurds on the ground in kobani. >> my goal is to defeat isil. if he continues to present us with major target has he's done in the kobani area, we'll service those targets. and we've done so very, very effectively. between friday and saturday, the u.s. military carried out 15 total air strikes in syria. despite these advances, the
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pentagon warns that kobani could still fall into isis' hands. even oakland was up to 80 degrees this afternoon, and we have clear skies right now. but fog is hanging out over the ocean. some has actually moved into the north bay already and we're going to see lots of cloudy skies for tomorrow to start out the day. and as a result temperatures will be cooler. look for 60s for san francisco, 70s for oakland. temperatures down ten degrees over what we had today. here's fog tracker and we'll have extensive low cloudiness in the bay valley, south bay, north bay and even spots of drizzle. the clearing will take place very slowly. i don't think it's going to get started until after 9:00 a.m. and slowly work its way back to the bay. we still center clouds bay -- have clouds bay side. eventually for the early afternoon, clearing takes place
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and we'll have sunshine, but it looks like it will stay cloudy. temperatures will be cooler. mid to upper 70s to around 80 for the south bank. by the bay, upper 60s and low 70s. san francisco, as i mentioned, coming down ten degrees. 68 berkeley, 70s north bay. a weather system coming for monday. futurecast, 6:00 a.m. a band ofrain works its way in for the mid to late morning hours. mainly light rain and it will make its way through and wrap up, i think, by the time we get into the evening commute. rainfall amounts look pretty light. a tenth of an inch. after that back into sunshine and warmer weather for the rest of the week. highs low to mid-80s thursday and friday. 70s by the bay. slight chance of rain by saturday. vice president joe biden's son, hunter biden, has been discharged from the u.s. navy after testing positive for
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cocaine. government officials say biden failed a routine drug test taken in june when he reported to his unit headquarters in norfolk, virginia. the biden family has a history of military service. his older brother, beau, is a major in the delaware army national guard. the vice president joked about biden joining the navy about a month before he was discharged. >> we have a lot of bad judgment in my family. my son who is over 40 just joined the united states navy and is about to be sworn in as an officer. >> hunter biden says he regrets his actions and being discharged. vice president biden's office says he isn't commenting on the matter any further. a law enforcement official says eric frein was spotted by a woman in paradise, pennsylvania friday night. he was armed. he's wanted on suspicion of killing a pennsylvania state trooper in a september ambush. left one trooper dead and another wounded.
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frein has so far managed to elude authorities. catholics bishops ended a summit in rome on saturday without agreeing on how to minister to gays. a preliminary report suggested the church was going to be more welcoming to homosexuals but today they -- pope francis addressed the bishops and chastised some of them for being guided by what he characterized as, quote, hostile rigidity. a once in a million years will unfold near mars this weekend. a comment the size of a mountain is expected to come within 87 87,000 miles of mars which by space parameters is fairly close. nasa's five robotic explorers are in position to witness the the coming comment this sunday
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off at a long drive championship in mesquite, nevada. they set an important example for 1 3-year-old budding golfer who has quite a swing himself. >> reporter: meet nemo. well,the 3-year-old's name is tommy morrissey. i'll let his dad and him explain. >> what do you call your short arm? >> nemo. >> reporter: tommy was born with a short arm but at just 18 months he picked up the game of golf and rarely lets it get far. >> tommy, when you go to bed at night, what do you put in your bed with you? >> golf clubs. >> reporter: no teddy bears here, but this little boy as a monster swing. >> keep it straight down the middle. >> nice ball, buddy. >> reporter: mom marsha right behind documenting it all. the para-long drive competition in mesquite is full of stories like tommy's. all are welcome, with
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disabilities from the birth, with prosthetics and the blind vying for a chance at the longest drive. anthony cannot walk but he helped design a wheelchair that lets him get up and play. >> it's all about learning to carry on again, working with a disability. and it's the ability, not the disability. >> reporter: every athlete here an inspiration to others, and probably better golfers, too. andre carrier helped organize this event. >> in a world where we're so consumed sometimes with messages that seem to be hopeless, this is an essential message of hope. >> you ball doesn't want to fly straight or long but we try again. >> reporter: a message little tommy has already learned. >> 1, 2, 3! you want to hit a warmup? ? >> reporter: on the next drive, it's time to strut his stuff.
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>> 2, 3 -- [ cheers and applause ] >> he doesn't know the difference of being out on the golf course and cameras being on him. he's just a little boy that likes to play golf. >> reporter: a boy playing golf who we can all learn something from. >> that's a boy. >> tommy's dad joe says his son is too young to join any sort of competition just yet but for them it's about enjoying quality time together. elsewhere law enforcement in virginia suspended their search for a coed who disappeared five weeks ago. they say the missing person investigation is now a death investigation as andy rose reports. >> reporter: thousands of hours have been spent by literally hundreds of law enforcement and civilian volunteers in an effort to find hannah. we think perhaps today proved their worth. >> reporter: authorities searching for missing university of virginia student
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hannah graham made a startling discovery saturday. human remains have been found on an abandoned property in alba alba marl county virginia. >> forensic tests need to be conducted to determine the identification of the remains. >> reporter: the police notified graham's parents of their discovery. though positive identification could take some time. >> today's discovery is a significant development and we have a great deal of work ahead of us. >> reporter: surveillance footage shows graham leaving a bar around 2:00 a.m. and suspect jesse matthew following her. matthew was taken into custody september 24th in galveston, texas. he's the only person who has been detained in connection with graham's disappearance. he's currently charged with abduction with intent to defile. a couple of sports notes to pass on tonight. college football, uc berkeley took on ucla today. the bears lost 36-34.
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but the big news was kick returner trevor davis taken off the field in the fourth quarter with a suspected spinal injury. it appears a ucla player's knee hits his helmet. no word on the extent of his injuries. and rival stanford braved the heat at arizona state today. the cardinals lost 26-10. a fumble from the cardinals in the fourth quarter squashed any hope of a comeback. in hockey the sharks beat the new jersey devils night. 4-2. the devils fought back but a last minute goal in the third period by jumbo joe thornton sealed the deal. and we've got some rain coming in, right? >> monday, some wet weather is on the way. but we have a nice day for tomorrow. clouds in the morning but clearing out early afternoon. >> and great weather for friday baseball back in the bay area. >> good world series weather. thanks for joining us.
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