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"And MLS number thirty thirty. It's three oh three at the bay area's news station, KCBS sunshine this afternoon. A very cold night ahead. We'll break down the forecast. Just a few minutes. I'm Geoff Bill. I'm Patty rising. Here's what's happening as you may have heard on the network news. Federal prosecutors say President Trump's former fixer hasn't cooperated as much as he claims should still go to prison KCBS political reporter, Doug sovereign. Joining us live in the news center says whether Michael Cohen ends up behind bars are not will be up to a federal judge in New York. Doug, Patty, and Jeff and a sentencing memo, the acting US attorney in New York reject the contention by attorneys for Michael Cohen, the president's former personal lawyer that he be spared prison time because he's cooperative so fully with the government. Not so says this memo blasting Cohen's, greed and ambition and requesting a sentence of about three and a half years in prison says UC Hastings law professor ROY little not a a strong endorsement of Colin as it's sort of a change of heart cooperating truthful witness. This is more. You know, here's a guy. Guy who got caught with his hand. And a lot of different cookie jars. And has been cooperating in the sense of trying to reduce some of the damage or undo some of the damage, but there they they explicitly say in this other district memo, you should not treat this person as a traditional cooperator because he has not been completely forthcoming notice mental refers to a separate filing by special counsel, Robert Muller, and that one we have just gotten and in this one Robert Muller's office are actually Muller himself. Yeah. Muller himself does not recommend a specific sentence. He does not take a position to on a particular sentence. But says that any sentence he gets in the federal case that Cohen of the Muller has brought to be served concurrently with the one who gets in New York, so you should have concurrent sentences. If he gets one in any it's also much more charitable about. How much Cohen has helped Muller with his investigation of President Trump's ties to Russia in any case has ROY little my prediction is gonna end up going to jail live in the news center. Doug, sovereign KCBS deduct. Thank you for that. Man is in critical condition this afternoon after firefighters pulled him from the surf at ocean beach. San Francisco fire department says authorities performed CPR of the man who had apparently been surfing today. When things went awry, the fire department says that the man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. A little after one o'clock a beach hazard went into effect on Thursday afternoon. But was lifted this morning at eight o'clock, according to the national weather service, a no additional details. Available Sacramento county. Prosecutors are asking the state of California to pick up the tab and the exceptionally complicated case of the accused Golden State Keller and the east area rapist as KCBS lane reports the estimated concert prosecution and defense is about twenty million dollars the charges that Joseph Di Angelo was facing more than two dozen felonies including thirteen murder date back to the nineteen seventies. They are just beginning to do the discovery in the case, which will be a luminous. I mean, hundreds of thousands of pages of discovery. Michael Cardoza, a former prosecutor now practicing criminal defense predicts it would take two or three years to prepare for a jury trial, and the Angelo is seventy three years old and that'll put him in seventy six and then you'll probably be a year and trial. He seventy seven assuming he's convicted. Then you go up on a pale and history has shown us attach the twenty year process. So eighty seven ninety seven years old he's going to die of natural causes in the state prison. That's why Cardozo believes attorneys in the case should be considering a plea deal without the possibility of appeal and with a chance for victims to have their day in court in the sentencing phase lane KCBS. California regulators say that marijuana deliveries can be made anywhere in the state even in areas that ban cannabis three California agencies released propose regulations today for the state's marijuana industry, including deliveries that will become permanent next month. Law enforcement groups in cities with marijuana bands unsuccessfully. Fought against it. The delivery issue could end up in court wants the state sets permanent rules for how bear wanted is grown tested packaged and delivered since broad legalization took effect after voters passed prop sixty four in November of two thousand sixteen.."